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Mircea Cotlet

Physical Chemist, Soft/Bio Materials & Advanced Optical Facility, Center for Functional Nanomaterials

Mircea Cotlet

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7778
cotlet@bnl.gov

Expertise | Research | Education | Appointments | Highlights | Awards | Certifications


Expertise

  • Energy and charge transfer in 2D materials and quantum dots
  • Ultrafast transient spectroscopy and microscopy, pump probe methods,  single nanostructure luminescence spectroscopy,
  • confocal optical microscopy (fluorescence, Raman and scattering dark field).
  • 2D materials, nanocrystals, conductive polymers, synthesis and assembly methods
  • ultrafast optical methods development. 

Research Activities

-interfacial charge carrier and energy transfer in low dimensional semiconductors and related hetero-nanostructures.

-physics of devices based on low dimensional semiconductors including 2D Van Der Waals materials 

-ultrafast pump-probe methods development. 

Education

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Physical Chemistry (Ph.D 2002)

Professional Appointments

  • Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, Center for Functional Nanomaterials  (2007-on, since 2014 Scientist S4 with indefinite appointment)
  • Stony Brook University, MSCE Department NY, Adjunct Professor and Lecturer (2010-on) 
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, Chemistry Division, Technical Staff Member (2006-2007)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, Chemistry Division, Postdoc (2004-2006)
  • Harvard University, MA, Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, Visiting postdoc (2003)

Research Highlights

Awards & Recognition

Brookhaven Science and Technology Award 2020

Battelle Inventor for 2019

Director's Postdoctoral Fellow Los Alamos National Laboratory 2004

Certifications

ultrafast lasers including regenerative amplifiers

ultrafast detectors including streak cameras

cryogenic optical measurements

time resolved data analysis 

Mircea Cotlet

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7778
cotlet@bnl.gov

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