Alexander Markevich

ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Alexander Markevich was granted a PhD degree in Physics by the University of Exeter, UK, in 2013. He got a MSc degree in Materials Science within the Joint European Masters Programme in Materials Science (University of Aveiro, Portugal; Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany; Aalborg University, Denmark) in 2009. Alexander joined the group of Prof. Elena Besley in January 2013.

Research Project(s)

Research Interests

  • Density functional theory (DFT) and potentials-based molecular dynamics
  • Carbon nanostructures and low-dimensional materials
  • Electronic structure calculations
  • Surface modification
  • Molecular crystals
  • Energy materials

List of Publications

  1. Implanting germanium into graphene
    M. Tripathi, A. Markevich, R. Böttger, S. Facsko, E. Besley, J. Kotakoski, and T. Susi
    Submitted to ACS Nano.

  2. Stop-Frame Filming and Discovery of Reactions at the Single-Molecule Level by Transmission Electron Microscopy
    T. W. Chamberlain, J. Biskupek, S. T. Skowron, A. V. Markevich, S. Kurasch, O. Reimer, K. E. Walker, G. A. Rance, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Turchanin, M. A. Lebedeva, A. G. Majouga, V. G. Nenajdenko, U. Kaiser, E. Besley, and A. N. Khlobystov
    ACS Nano, 11, 2509-2520 (2017).

  3. Dynamic Behavior of Single Fe Atoms Embedded in Graphene
    A. V. Markevich, M. Baldoni, J. H. Warner, A. I. Kirkland, and E. Besley
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 21998-22003 (2016).

  4. Mechanisms of monovacancy diffusion in graphene
    J. D. Wadey, A. Markevich, A. Robertson, J. Warner, A. Kirkland, and E. Besley
    Chem. Phys. Lett., 648, 161-165 (2016).

  5. Electron beam controlled covalent attachment of small organic molecules to graphene
    A. Markevich, S. Kurasch, O. Lehtinen, O. Reimer, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Turchanin, A. N. Khlobystov, U. Kaiser, and E. Besley
    Nanoscale, 8, 27011-27019 (2016).

  6. Epitaxial retrieval of a disappearing polymorph
    J. Tidey, A. O'Connor, A. Markevich, E. Bichoutskaia, J. Cavan, G. Lawrance, H. Wong, J. McMaster, M. Schröder, and A. Blake
    Crystal Growth and Design, 15, 115-123 (2015).

  7. Electronic and electrochemical doping of graphene by surface adsorbates
    H. Pinto and A. Markevich
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 5, 1842-1848 (2014).

  8. First principles study of hydrogen and fluorine intercalation into graphene-SiC(0001) interface
    A. Markevich, R. Jones, S. Öberg, M. J. Rayson, J. P. Goss, and P. R. Briddon
    Phys. Rev. B, 86, 045453 (2012).

  9. Reconfigurations and diffusion of trivacancy in silicon
    V. P. Markevich, A. R. Peaker, B. Hamilton, S. B. Lastovskii, L. I. Murin, J. Coutinho, A. V. Markevich, M. J. Rayson, P. R. Briddon, B. G. Svensson
    Physica B, 407, 2974-2977 (2012).

  10. Doping of fluorographene by surface adsorbates
    A. Markevich, R. Jones, and P. R. Briddon
    Phys. Rev. B, 84, 115439 (2011).

  11. First principles study of hydrogen-induced decoupling of epitaxial graphene from SiC substrate
    A. Markevich, R. Jones, S. Öberg, and P. R. Briddon
    Proceedings of international conference Nanomeeting-2011: Physics, Chemistry and Applications of Nanostructures, Minsk, Belarus (2011).

  12. Trivacancy in silicon: A combined DLTS and ab-initio modeling study
    V. P. Markevich, A. R. Peaker, S. B. Lastovskii, L. I. Murin, J. Coutinho, A. V. Markevich, V. J. B. Torres, P. R. Briddon, L. Dobaczewski, E. V. Monakhov, B. G. Svensson
    Physica B, 404, 4565-4567 (2009).

  13. Interaction of self-interstitials with oxygen-related defects in electron-irradiated Ge crystals
    V. P. Markevich, A. R. Peaker, A. V. Markevich, V. V. Litvinov, L. I. Murin, V. V. Emtsev
    Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 9, 613-618 (2006).

  14. Phonon-assisted changes in charge states of deep level defects in germanium
    A. V. Markevich, V. V. Litvinov, V. V. Emtsev, V. P. Markevich, and A. R. Peaker
    Physica B: Condensed Matter, 376, 61-65 (2006).