Alexios P. Douvalis
Assistant Professor


Office: Φ2-217
Lab: Physics of Materials ( Φ 2-215/ Φ 2-220)
Office Tel No: +30-26510-08461
Lab Tel No: +30-26510-08508
Fax: +30-26510-08690
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  • (2000) Ph. D. in Physics, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece, 'Preparation and Study of the Electronic and Magnetic Properties of the Iron Oxyborates Fe 3 BO 5 and Fe 2 BO 4 '.
  • (1993) Ptychion in Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece.

Career Summary

  • 2009-today: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina.
  • 2003-2009: Contract Lecturer-Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina.
  • 2001-2003: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

Research Interests

Electronic, magnetic and structural properties of solids.


Selected Publications

[1] Koumoulis, D., Panopoulos, N., Reyes, A., Fardis, M., Pissas, M., Douvalis, A. , Bakas, T., Argyriou, D.N., Papavassiliou, G., 'Direct NMR evidence of phase solitons in the spin ground state of overdoped manganites', (2010) Physical Review Letters , 104 (7), art. no. 077204.

[2] Todorov, I., Chung, D.Y., Malliakas, C.D., Li, Q., Bakas, T., Douvalis, A. , Trimarchi, G., Gray, K., Mitchell, J.F., Freeman, A.J., Kanatzidis, M.G., 'CaFe4 As3 : A metallic iron arsenide with anisotropic magnetic and charge-transport properties', (2009) Journal of the American Chemical Society , 131 (15), pp. 5405-5407.

[3] Tsoufis, T., Tomou, A., Gournis, D., Douvalis, A.P. , Panagiotopoulos, I., Kooi, B., Georgakilas, V., Arfaoui, I., Bakas, T., 'Novel nanohybrids derived from the attachment of FePt nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes', (2008) Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 8 (11), pp. 5942-5951.

[4] Douvalis, A.P. , Jankovic, L., Bakas, T., 'The origin of ferromagnetism in 57 Fe-doped NiO', (2007) Journal of Physics Condensed Matter , 19 (43), art. no. 436203.

[5] Coey, J.M.D., Douvalis, A.P. , Fitzgerald, C.B., Venkatesan, M., 'Ferromagnetism in Fe-doped SnO2 thin films', (2004) Applied Physics Letters , 84 (8), pp. 1332-1334.


[6] Coey, J.M.D., Venkatesan, M., Fitzgerald, C.B., Douvalis, A.P., Sanders, I.S., 'Ferromagnetism of a graphite nodule from the Canyon Diablo meteorite', (2002) Nature , 420 (6912), pp. 156-159.


Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)