Lab for Thin Films – Nanobiomaterials – Nanosystems & Nanometrology (LTFN)

Aristotle Univerisity of Thessaloniki (AUTH)
Contact Person: Prof. Stergios Logothetidis
Telephone: 2310998174


LTFN has an experience of 25 years in Thin films Technology, Fabrication of nanostructured materials & nanoparticles, developing/deploying in-situ & real-time monitoring techniques, modeling and Nanometrology. LTFN has established the Center of Organic and Printed Electronics for research and manufacturing of Organic Electronics (OE) devices for Energy, Lighting, Electronics, Nanobiomedicine, etc. Its research activities include:
– Organic & Printed Electronics: Materials & Processes, OPVs, OTFTs, OLEDs, Biosensors, Transparent electrodes & Barrier layers
– Thin Films,Nanomaterials & NanoEngineering: Thin Films, Nanoparticles, Device Microfabrication with Vacuum and Printing, Systems Design and Process monitoring Nanopatterning by Ultra-fast Laser, Ion-beam and Plasma processes, Surface characterization, Nanomechanical response,Surface activation and functionalization
– Optical Technology & Nanometrology: In-line optical monitoring of Printing & Vacuum Processes, Nanometrology applications and Non-destructive characterization, Ellipsometry,Raman, Photoluminescence
– Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology: Biocompatible nanomaterials, Drug delivery nanosystems, Nanoparticles synthesis, Scaffolds, Bio-Functionalization, Haemocompatibility & Cytocompatibility tests
– Computational & Modeling: First Principles Modeling of Devices and Processes, Study of electronic, optical & mechanical properties


People phone mail
Prof. Maria Gioti 2310998103
Dr. Argiris Laskarakis 2310998266
Dr. Christoforos Gravalidis 2310998850
Dr. Spiros Kassavetis 2310998076
Dr. Varvara Karagkiozaki 2310998076


  • Non-destructive optical characterization of phase separation in bulk heterojunction organic photo-voltaic cells, A. Laskarakis, P.Karagiannidis, D. Georgiou, D.M. Nikolaidou, S. Logothetidis
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume: 125 (2014) 190-197
  • High mobility transistors based on electrospray-printed small-molecule/polymer semiconducting blends, C. Pitsalidis, A.-M. Pappa, S. Hunter, A. Laskarakis, T. Kaimakamis, M.M. Payne, J.E. Anthony, T.D. An-thopoulos, S. Logothetidis, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 3499-3507
  • Fully gravure printed organic photovoltaic modules: A straightforward process with a high potential for large scale production, C. Kapnopoulos, E.D. Mekeridis, L. Tzounis, C. Polyzoidis, A. Zachariadis, S. Tsimikli, C. Gravalidis, A. Laskarakis, N. Vouroutzis, S. Logothetidis, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 144, January 2016, Pages 724-731
  • Improvement of inverted OPV performance by enhancement of ZnO layer properties as an electron transfer layer, C.A. Polyzoidis, C. Kapnopoulos, E. D. Mekeridis, L. Tzounis, S. Tsimikli, C. Gravalidis, A. Laskarakis, S. Logothetidis, Materials Today: Proceedings 3 (2016) 758 – 771
  • Organic Photovoltaic Cells based on Graphene Interfacial Anode Electrodes, E. M. Pechlivani, D. Papas, A. Zachariadis, A. Laskarakis, S. Logothetidis, Materials Today: Proceedings 3 (2016) 788 – 795
  • Optical properties of TixAl1 − xN thin films in the whole compositional range, S. Kassavetis, G. Abadias, G. Vourlias, G. Bantsis, S. Logothetidis, P. Patsalas, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 295, 15 June 2016, Pages 125–129
  • A comprehensive study of the optical properties of emitting polymers for efficient flexible OLED devices, M. Gioti, C. I. Chaidou, D. Kokkinos, A. Laskarakis, A.K. Andreopoulou, J.K. Kallitsis, S. Logothetidis, Phys. Status Solidi A, 1–7 (2016) / DOI 10.1002/pssa.201600651
  • Enhancement of P3HT:PCBM Photovoltaic Shells Efficiency Incorporating Core-shell Au@Ag Plasmonic Nanoparticles, L. Tzounis, C. Gravalidis, A. Papamichail, S. Logothetidis, Materials Today: Proceedings 3 ( 2016 ) 832 – 839
  • Synthesis, characterization and properties of yellow-light-emitting polyethers containing bis(styryl)anthracene units, M. Gioti, C. Pitsalidis, A. K. Andreopoulou, E. Mparmpoutsis, L. Tzounis, J. K. Kallitsis and S. Logothetidis, AIP Conf. Proc. 1646, 129-137 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4908593
  • Laser patterning of smart nanomaterials for reel-to-reel production of organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices, C. Moorhouse, D. Karnakis, C. Kapnopoulos, A. Laskarakis, E. Mekeridis, S. Logothetidis, Journal of Laser Micro Nanoengineering, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2015, 195-201


Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece

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