Robert Peter

alt Robert Peter, PhD
assitant professor

Curriculum vitae (.pdf)

Office O-112
Phone  +385 51 584 621
Modern Physics 1
Solid State Physics 2
Data Analysis
Physics Laboratory 4

M.Ed. in Mathematics and Physics - Faculty of Art and Science, University of Rijeka
Ph.D. in Physics - Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2008. - 2014.   Department of Physics, University of Rijeka
2015. - 2016.   Cetre for Micro- and Nanosciences and Technologies, University of Rijeka

Background in the areas of experimental condensed matter physics and semiconductor surface physics:
- X-ray photoemission spectroscopy (XPS) from semiconductor surfaces and nanostructures
- synchrotron-based photoabsorption from semiconductor surfaces and nanostructures
- ion beam analysis, characterisation and modifications of semiconductor materials
- SIMS (Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry)
- thin film deposition by ALD (ATomic Layer Deposition)

  1. R.Peter, A.Božanić, M.Petravić, Y.Chen, L.-J.Fan, and Y.-W.Yang, Creation of defects in hexagonal boron nitride by low energy ion bombardment, J.Appl.Phys. 106, 083523 (2009).
  2. M.Petravić, R.Peter, L.-J.Fan, Y.-W.Yang, and Y.Chen, Direct observation of defects in hexagonal boron nitride by near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure and X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, Nucl.Instrum.Meth. A 619, 94 (2010).
  3. M.Petravić, R.Peter, I.Kavre, L.Li, Y.Chen, L.-J.Fan and Y.-W.Yang, Decoration of nitrogen vacancies by oxygen atoms in boron nitride nanotubes, PhysChemChemPhys 12, 15349-15353 (2010).
  4. M.Petravić, R.Peter, I.Kavre, L.Li, Y.Chen, L.-J.Fan and Y.-W.Yang, Decoration of nitrogen vacancies by oxygen atoms in boron nitride nanotubes, "Proceedings of 2010 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices, COMMAD 2010", H.Tan, Ed. (IEEE, 2010) p.217-218.
  5. R.Peter, D.šegota, and M.Petravić, Point defects in gallium nitride: x-ray absorption measurements and multiple scattering theory, Appl.Phys.Lett. 99, 172107 (2011).
  6. Z.Grubač, I.Šugor-Rončević, M.Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, M.Petravić, and R.Peter,  Surface modification of biodegradable magnesium alloys, J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, C253 (2012)
  7. D.Iveković, H.Vlašić Trbić, R.Peter, M.Petravić, M.Ceh and B.Pihlar , Enhancement of stability of Prussian blue thin films by electrochemical insertion of Ni2+ ions:  A stable electrocatalytic sensing of H2O2 in mild alkaline media, Electrochim. Acta 78, 452 (2012).
  8. Z.Petrović, M.Metikoš-Huković, R.Peter, and M.Petravić, Surface Modification of Iron for Corrosion Protection: Kinetics of Anodic Film Formation and Electroreduction, Int.J.Electrochem.Sci. 7, 9232 (2012).
  9. L.H.Li, M.Petravić, B.C.C.Cowie, T.Xing, R.Peter, Y.Chen, C.Sei, and W.Duan, High-resolution x-ray absorption studies of core excitons in hexagonal boron nitride, Appl.Phys.Lett. 101, 191604 (2012).
  10. Z. Grubač, M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, I. Škugor Rončević, M. Petravić, and R. Peter, Functionalization of biodegradable magnesium alloy implants with alkylphosphonate self-assembled films, Materials Science and Engineering: C 33, 2152 (2013).
  11. T.Xing, X.Hou, L.H.Li, S.Zhou, R.Peter, M.Petravić, and Y.Chen, Disorder in ball-milled graphite revealed by Raman spectroscopy, Carbon 57, 515 (2013).
  12. M.Petravić, R.Peter, M.Varašanec, L.H.Li, Y.Chen, and B.C.C.Cowie, Vibronic fine structure in high-resolution x-ray absorption spectra from boron nitride nanotubes, J.Vac.Sci.Technol. A 31, 031405 (2013).
  13. S.Sopčić, R.Peter, M.Petravić and Z.Mandić, New insights into the mechanism of pseudocapacitance deterioration in electrodeposited MnO2 under negative potentials, J.Power Sources 240, 152 (2013). 
  14. M.Metikoš-Huković, R.Babić, Z.Grubač, M.Petravić, and R.Peter, Potental Assisted Formation and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys, J.Electrochem.Soc. 160, H674 (2013).
  15. M.Petravić, M.Varašanec, R.Peter, I.Kavre, M.Metikoš-Huković, and Y.-W.Yang, Electronic structure of Nitinol surfaces oxidized by low-energy ion bombardment , J.Appl.Phys. 115, 243703 (2014).
  16. F.Faraguna, R.Peter, V. Volovšek, and A. Jukić, Synthesis and characterisation of alkyl ester functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14, 8, 6347 (2014).
  17. J. Katić, M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Peter, and M. Petravić, The electronic structure of the Ni(OH)2 films: Influence on the production of the higheperformance Niecatalyst surface, J.Power Sources 282, 421 (2015). 
  18. I.Šarić, R. Peter, I.Kavre, I.J.Badovinac, and M.Petravić, Oxidation of nickel surfaces by low energy ion bombardment, Nucl.Instrum.Meth. B 371, 286 (2016).
  19. D.Sačer, D.Čapeta. I.Š.Rakić, R.Peter, M.Petravić, and M.K.Roković, Tayloring polypyrrole supercapacitive properties by intercalation of GO within the layer, Electrochim. Acta 193, 311 (2016).
  20. I.Sarić, R. Peter, and M.Petravić, Oxidation of cobalt by oxygen bombardment at room temperature, J.Phys.Chem. C 120, 22424 (2016).