Professor Dirk van der Werf

Professor Dirk van der Werf
Personal Chair
Physics
Telephone: (01792) 513053
Room: Office - 503
Fifth Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Positron Phyics
  • Positronium Physics
  • Antimatter
  • Antihydrogen
  • Gravitational acceleration of Antimatter

Publications

  1. & Atomic-structure-dependent Schottky barrier at epitaxial Pb/Si(111) interfaces. Physical Review Letters 64(13), 1589-1592.
  2. & Trap mutation in He-doped ion-implanted tungsten. Hyperfine Interactions 79(1-4), 787-791.
  3. & Hydrogen-vacancy interaction in molybdenum. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 5(12), 1801-1810.
  4. & Hydrogen-vacancy interaction in W and Mo. Hyperfine Interactions 79(1-4), 783-786.
  5. & Helium-vacancy interaction in tungsten. Physical Review B 47(22), 14771-14777.

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Supervision

  • '''Nanosensor development for internal pH measurements within marine organisms.''' (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Peter Dunstan
  • ''Laser-ablated Beryllium Ions for Cold Antihydrogen in ALPHA'' (awarded 2017)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton
    Other supervisor: Prof Niels Madsen