Vassilios Kapaklis

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Materials Physics

+4618-471 3522
Visiting address:
Room Å:61414 Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Vassilios Kapaklis has an extensive experience in the magnetism of amorphous materials, low-dimensional structures and mesoscopic systems. He leads a group with a strong focus on the magneto-optical properties of magneto-plasmonic systems and ordering and dynamics of mesoscopic spin systems. The research is funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the European Union ( and the Swedish Research Council.

Keywords: magnetism nanostructures magnetoplasmonics nanotechnology nanomagnetic systems light scattering artificial spin ice nano-optics

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Scientific interests:

  • Growth and systhesis of materials: Sputtering, MBE, e-beam evaporation, solid state chemistry
  • Light-matter interaction
  • Plasmonics
  • Low temperature physics and materials
  • Magnetism
  • Self-organization in soft matter
  • Artificial spin ice

Vassilios Kapaklis is the recipient of the 2019 Thuréus prize of the physics and mathematics class of the Royal Society of Sciences at Uppsala.


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