Bedzyk Research Group



Research Projects

Surfaces
    Semiconductor and metal-oxide surface structures
       • Oxide surface morphology 1 and stoichiometry 2
       • Metal / Semiconductor sub-monolayer phases3, 4, 5
       • Metal / Oxide supported catalysts6, 7, 8 More...

Interfaces
    Liquid/solid interface
       • Diffuse double-layer structure9, 10, 11
       • Fluid / mineral interface12, 13, 14, 15
       • Biomolecular adsorption at charged surfaces More...

Thin Films
    Semiconductor Epitaxy
       • Surfactant Mediated Epitaxy16, 17
    Oxide thin film epitaxy 18, 19
    Oxide on semiconductor epitaxy 20
    Ultrathin organic films
       • Self-Assembled Monolayers 21, 22, 23and Multilayers 24

Nanoscale Structures
    Oxide supported metal and metal-oxide nanoclusters 25, 26
    Metal nanoparticles supported on oxide nanocrystals 27 More...
    Polymer nano-crystal growth 28
    Hybrid organic-inorganic molecular self-assembly 29
    Electrostatic driven molecular self-assembly into facetted  vesicles


Development of in situ x-ray synchrotron techniques
    X-ray interference phenomenon
    X-ray Spectroscopy
    Direct-Methods30
     More...

0.23 ML Sn/Si(111) surface - view along [111] at height of 1.80 Å.


The electrical double layer structure at the oxide-aqueous interface.