Laboratory of Crystallography and Coordination Chemistry

National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Institute of Materials Science

Athens, Greece

 

 

Dr. Vassilis P. Psycharis

 
     
  Phone: +30 210 6503346    
  Fax:     +30 210 6519430  
  e-mail: vpsychar@ ims.demokritos.gr  
  Address: Institute of Materials Science, NCSR "Demokritos", 15310 Aghia Paraskevi Attikis, Greece  
     
 

Profile

 
 

Senior Researcher

IMS of the NCSR “Demokritos” (1995 to present)

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

IMS of the NCSR “Demokritos” (1990 - 1995)

 

PhD student in Physics

Graduate Studies at NCSR “Demokritos” (1982-1986)

PhD awarded at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, (1989)

 

BSc Student in Physics

Department of Physics, University of Athens, (1977 - 1983)

 
 
     
 

Research Interests

 
 

Single-crystal Crystallography; Crystal structure analysis by applying the Rietveld Method to X-ray powder diffraction patterns; Structure-physical properties correlations  of organic superconductors/ high-Tc superconducting ceramic materials/ Hard Magnetic materials.

Molecular Magnetism. Crystallography of twin crystals.  Thin film and small particles studies by X-ray diffraction techniques. Instrumentation for powder diffraction applications.

 
     
 

Selected Publications

 
 

1) Syntheses, structural and physical studies of basic Cr(III) and Fe(III) benzilates and benzoates: evidence of antisymmetric exchange and distributions of isotropic and antisymmetric exchange.

V. Psycharis , C. P.Raptopoulou, A. K. Boudalis, Y. Sanakis, M. Fardis, G. Diamantopoulos, G. Papavassiliou

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. (2006) 3710-3723

 

 2) Frank-Kasper polyhedra, disclination nets and basic magnetism in Nd3(Fe,Ti)29 and Nd3(Fe,Ti)29)Nx intermetallics
Psycharis V, Christides C
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER,
15 (2003) 7953-7979

 

 3)  FEROMAGNETISM  IN AN EXTENDED THREE-DIMENSIONAL, DIAMOND-LIKE Copper (II) NETWORK: A NEW Copper(II)/1-Hydroxybenzotriazolato COMPLEX EXHIBITING   SOFT-MAGNET   PROPERTIES   AND   TWO   TRANSITIONS    AT  6.4 AND 4.4 K

V. Tangoulis, C. P. Raptopoulou, V. Psycharis, A. Terzis, K. Skorda, S. Perlepes, O. Cador, O. Kahn, E. G. Bakalbasis

Inorg. Chem. 39 (2000) 2522-2529

 

4) POWDER X-RAY DIFFRACTION DIAGRAM WITH A SILICON MICROSTRIP DETECTOR

D. Loukas, V. Psycharis, E. Karvelas, A. Pavlidis, N. Haralabidis J. Mousa.

ΙΕΕΕ TRANSACIONS on Nuclear Science, 47 (2000) 877-880

 

5) CRYSTAL STRUCTURE AND VIBRATIONAL SPECTRA OF Li2BAlO4

V. Psycharis, I. A. Kapoutsis and G. D. Chryssikos

J. Sol. St. Chem. 142(1999)214-219

 

6) Χ-Ray Powder Crystallography with Vertex Instrumentation

Chatzisotiriou, I.Christofis, N. Dimitriou, Che. Dre, N. Haralabidis,  S. Karvelas, A. Karydas, D. Loukas, K. Misiakos, A. Pavlidis,   V. Perdikatsis,    V. Psycharis, S. Spirou, A. Terzis, R. Turchetta, E. Tsoi.

Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. Phys. Res. A. 418 (1998)173-185 

 

7) Preparation and X-ray pole-figure characterization of DC-sputtered Bi-2201, Bi2212 and Bi2223 thin films

M. Holiastou, V. Psycharis, D. Niarchos, P. Haibach,  U.  Frey and  H. Adrian 

Supercond. Sci. Technol. 10 (1997) 712       

 

8) X-ray diffraction and infrared investigation of RBa2Cu3O7 and R0.5Pr0.5Ba2Cu3O7 compounds (R=Y and lanthanides).

G. D. Chrysikos, E. I. Kamitsos, J. A. Kapoutsis, A. P. Patsis,  V. Psycharis, A. Koufoudakis, Ch Mitros, G. Kallias, E. Gamari- Seale and D. Niarchos

Physica C 254 (1995)44-62

 

9) Existence range structural and magnetic properties of  Nd3Fe27.5Ti1.5-yMoy   and Nd3Fe 27.5Ti1.5-yMoyNx  (0.0ŁyŁ1.5)

O. Kalogirou, V. Psycharis, L. Saettas and D. Niarchos

J. Magn. Magn. Mater 146 (1995) 335-345

 
     
     
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