Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, CSIC

Javier Méndez Pérez-Camarero


Dr. Javier Méndez
Dr. Javier Méndez


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  • Dr. Javier MÉNDEZ PÉREZ-CAMARERO Licenciado in Physics at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
  • Doctor in Physics with maximum qualification at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid: “Modification and Studies of gold Surfaces Au(110), Au(111) by Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy in Ultra-High Vacuum” 1996, director: Prof. Arturo M. Baró.
  • Doctorate Prize 1998.
  • Postdoc at Humboldt Universität Berlin 1997-1998 “Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy and Spectroscopy of nanostructured Alumina surfaces and posterior growth of metallic cluster”, supervisor: Prof. Horst Niehus.
  • Postdoc at the Fritz-Haber Institut Berlin, from Max Planck Society 1998-2000 “High-speed Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (video-STM) used for catalytic reaction studies on Palladium”, supervisor: Prof. Joost Winterlin y Prof. Gerhard Ertl.
  • Postdoc at the Physics Institute of the Wales University Aberystwyth, 2001 “Growth and Properties of PTCDA organic molecules on GaAs(001)” collaboration with Dr. Andrew Evans.


Scientific Interest:

  • Scanning Probe Microscopies:  STM and AFM on surfaces (metals, oxides, organic molecules), STS spectroscopy
  • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology: surface modifications at the nanoscale, nanostructuring