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Doctor of Science, University of Namur

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Graphene Engineering & Materials Science
graphene Physics & Astronomy
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy Engineering & Materials Science
Substrates Engineering & Materials Science
Scanning tunneling microscopy Engineering & Materials Science
Annealing Engineering & Materials Science
nitrogen Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 1990 2016

Research Output 1985 2019

Controlling Hydrogen-Transfer Rate in Molecules on Graphene by Tunable Molecular Orbital Levels

Harsh, R., Joucken, F., Chacon, C., Repain, V., Girard, Y., Bellec, A., Rousset, S., Sporken, R., Smogunov, A., Dappe, Y. J. & Lagoute, J., 7 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 10, 21, p. 6897-6903 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular orbitals
molecular orbitals

Direct transfer of the CVD-grown graphene on copper foils on SiO2 substrate under supercritical CO2 assisted-cleaning technique

Pham, T. T., Do, Q. H., Ngo, T. K. V. & Sporken, R., 1 Mar 2019, In : Materials Today Communications. 18, p. 184-190 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal foil
Chemical vapor deposition

Selective control of molecule charge state on graphene using tip-induced electric field and nitrogen doping

Pham, V. D., Ghosh, S., Joucken, F., Pelaez-Fernandez, M., Repain, V., Chacon, C., Bellec, A., Girard, Y., Sporken, R., Rousset, S., Dappe, Y. J., Narasimhan, S. & Lagoute, J., 1 Dec 2019, In : npj 2D Materials and Applications. 3, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electric fields

Stack of Graphene/Copper Foils/Graphene by Low-Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition as a Thermal Interface Material

Pham, T. T., Huynh, T. H., Do, Q. H. & Sporken, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Electronic Materials. 47, 12, p. 7476-7483 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low pressure chemical vapor deposition
Metal foil

Surface morphology, structural and electronic properties of graphene on Ge(111) via direct deposition of solid-state carbon atoms

Pham, T. T., Nam, N. D. & Sporken, R., 1 Oct 2017, In : Thin Solid Films. 639, p. 84-90 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic properties
Surface morphology
Structural properties

Activities 1998 2019

20th European Workshop on Molecular Beam Epitaxy - EuroMBE 2019

Robert Sporken (Participant)
17 Feb 201920 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Coherent transport and scanning gate microscopy in graphene devices

Robert Sporken (Jury Member)
19 Dec 2016

Activity: Examination typesExternal Thesis

Accréditation (Event)

Robert Sporken (Member)
15 Jun 201616 Jun 2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Comité National de Physique (External organisation)

Robert Sporken (Vice-chair)
9 Oct 2015 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of council

Functionalization of two-demensional nanomaterials based on graphene

Robert Sporken (Jury Member)
18 Sep 2014

Activity: Examination typesExternal Thesis


Advanced chemical characterization of organic electronic materials and devices

Author: langer, E., 26 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Houssiau, L. (Supervisor), Barnes, J. (External person) (Jury), Renault, O. (External person) (Jury), Pireaux, J. (Jury), Sporken, R. (Jury) & Courreges, C. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences


Application des transformées de Fourier à la formation des images dans les instruments d'optique

Author: Dontaine, M., 2003

Supervisor: Sporken, R. (Supervisor), Frising, F. (Co-Supervisor), Lambin, P. (Jury) & Winkin, J. (Jury)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Physics

Apport de la chimie calculatoire à la modélisation de diagrammes de phases.

Author: Fontaine, M., 2003

Supervisor: Andre, J. (Supervisor), Perpete, É. (Jury), Sporken, R. (Jury), ADJIMAN, C. (External person) (Jury) & Charlot, M. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Caractérisation de couches d'acier inoxydable nitruré déposés sur des substrats d'acier au moyen de la technique de pulvérisation réactive

Author: Colaux, J., 2003

Supervisor: Terwagne, G. (Supervisor), Bodart, F. (Jury), Mekhalif, Z. (Jury), Sporken, R. (Jury) & COLLINS, G. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Caractérisation de couches minces de type Sialon obtenues par implantation ionique de films Si(x)Al(y) synthétisés par pulvérisation cathodique magnétron

Author: Jacobs, M., 1998

Supervisor: Bodart, F. (Supervisor), Demortier, G. (Jury), Lucas, S. (Jury), Sporken, R. (Jury) & Benmalek, M. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences