Dr Jovan Blanuša, senior research associate


Born: 10.09.1967. in Belgrade, Serbia

ADDRESS:

Institute of Nuclear Sciences “VINCA”
Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics 020/2
P.O. Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia

telephone: +381 11 80 65 828
fax: +381 11 80 65 829
email: blanusa@rt270.vin.bg.ac.yu

EDUCATION:

  • 2006. PhD. (Physics) Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade , (PhD. Thesis: “The structure and magnetic properties of some pure and mixed rare earth oxides and fluorides”)
  • 2000. MSci. (Physics) Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade , (MSci. Thesis: “Crystal structure properties and magnetic susceptibility of the mixed thulium-yttrium sesquioxide”)
  • 1995. BSci. (Physics) Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade , (“Crystalline size determination from the powder X-ray diffraction”)

PRESENT POSITION:

  • 2007. Scientific Associate at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinca”, Belgrade, Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

  • 2000. – 2006. Research Assistant at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinca”, Belgrade, Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics.
  • 1996. – 1999. Postgraduate Research Fellow at the Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinca”, Belgrade, Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Synthesis of rare earth and transition metals based magnetic systems (garnets, spinels, mixed oxides, rare earth fluorides).
  • Crystal structure analysis of polycrystalline samples based on X-ray powder diffraction method (XRPD), refinement of the crystal structure by the Rietveld profile method.
  • Neutron diffraction analysis of the crystal and magnetic structures of synthesized samples by the Rietveld profile method.
  • Investigation of magnetic properties by different measurements techniques such as high temperature Faraday measurements or low temperatures magnetic susceptibility SQUID measurements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS:

  • Professional Associations: Serbian Physical Society; Serbian Crystallographic Society.
  • Languages: fluent in English; read Russian.

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