Donats Millers

Dr.habil.phys. Donats Millers

Position: Head of Department (DEPARTMENT OF PHOTONICS MATERIALS PHYSICS)94

Email: dmillers

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MAIN SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

  • Electronic Excitations Relaxation in Crystals and Glasses
  • Subthreshold Mechanism of Radiation Defects Creation
  • Interaction between Radiation Defects and Radiation Defects Accumulation

EDUCATION

  • University of Latvia, Riga, 1960
  • Postgraduate, Latvian State University, 1966-1969
  • Dr.phys. (Candidate of Science in former USSR, Ph.D. in Western countries), University of Latvia, Riga, 1975
    Advisor: Prof. I.Vitols. Thesis: The Role of Tunnel Processes on Defects accumulation in Alkali halides.
  • Dr.habil.phys., University of Latvia, 1994

EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant, Riga Technical University, 1958-1963
  • Engineer, Scientific Researcher, Laboratory of Semiconductor Physics Problems, Latvian State University, 1963-1978
  • Head of Laboratory, Head of Division of Disordered Material Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia. 1978 –

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, FELLOWSHIPS

  • The  Latvian Academy of Sciences and Joint-stock Company LR&DAFA Prize in Physics, 2003
  • Latvian SSR State Prize, 1980
  • State Emeritus Scientist, 2005
  • Member, SPIE, 1993
  • Member of Organizing Committee , International Conference Advanced Optical Materials and Devices, Riga, Latvia, 1996
  • Member, Editorial Board, Proceedings SPIE, vol.2967, 1996-1997
  • Chairmen, Latvian Council of Science Expert Commission on Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, 1996 – 2002
  • Member, Expert Commission on Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Latvian Council of Science, 2002-
  • Member of  Executive Committee, Excellence Centre of Advanced Material Research and Technology at the Institute of Solid State Physics (CAMART), University of Latvia European Commission, 2001 –

RESEARCH SUPPORT AND AGENCY (Project Leader)

  • D.Millers (Head of Project). Structure Element Changes in Materials for Photonics under External Factor Influence. Latvian Council of Science (1993 – 1996)
  • D.Millers (Head of Project). Relaxation of Structure and Electronic Excitations in the Materials for Photonics. Latvian Council of Science (1997- 2000)
  • D.Millers (Head of Project). Energy and Charge Transfer in the Materials for Photonics. Latvian Council of Science (2001-2004)
  • D.Millers (Head of Project). Defects and electronic excitations in complex oxides. Latvian Council of Science (2005 – )

PUBLICATIONS

More than 111 publications, see scopus database.