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Steinar Raaen

Professor PhD, Department of Physics, NTNU

SR graduated with a M.Sc. from NTH (presently NTNU) in 1980, and got a PhD in Physics from Polytechnic Institute of New York (presently New York University, Tandon School of engineering) in 1984. He was postdoc at Brookhaven National Laboratory 1984-85, and has been at NTNU since 1985. Professor from 1992.

Research interests

Surface science studies of metallic systems; f-electron systems and transition metals. Gas adsorption on metals and metaloverlayer systems. Surface studies of systems of catalytic interest. Reactivity and size effects of supported metal nanoparticles. Experiments include photoelectron spectroscopy and thermal desorption.

Some recent publications