Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)

Name: Andreas
Surnames: Kling
Born: 11-06-1961, Germany
Nationality: German

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  • 2007 – Prof. Degree (Habilitation), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 1992 – PhD (Doctor of Natural Sciences), University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • 1987 – Diploma in Physics, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.

Professional Employment Career

  • Since 2012 – Aux. Researcher at the Campus Tecnológico e Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Bobadela, Portugal.
  • 1999-2012 – Aux. Researcher at the Nuclear and Technological Institute, Sacavém, Portugal. l.
  • 1994-1999 – Post-doc at the Center for Nuclear Physics, University of Lisbon.
  • 1993-1994 – Post-doc at the Faculty of Geosciences and Physics, University of Leipzig.

Fellowships and Training

  • 1994-1999 – Post-doctoral grant, Center for Nuclear Physics, University of Lisbon. Supervisor: Prof. J. C. Soares.

Scientific Specialization

  • Ion beam analysis and modification of materials.
  • Radioisotope production at reactors.
  • Radiation protection.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • The scientific activities comprise the characterization and modification of optical materials and semiconductors by ion beams, the theoretical modeling of radiation effects in solids and the production of radioisotopes at the Portuguese Research Reactor.

Scientific Works

  • PhD Thesis: "Determination of the lattice of magnesium in lithium niobate using ion channeling methods", University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Author or co-author of ca. 90 original publications in Refereed Journals.
  • 4 chapters in books.
  • 1 book as editor.
  • 30 lectures, oral presentations and communications to national and international meetings.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Since 1988 – Member of the German Physical Society, Bad Honnef, Germany.
  • Since 1994 – Member of the European Physical Society, Mulhouse, France.
  • Since 1996 – Member of the Portuguese Physical Society, Lisbon, Portugal.

4 Selected Publications

  • M. Felizardo, T.A. Girard, T. Morlat, A.C. Fernandes, A.R. Ramos, J.G. Marques, A. Kling et al., Final Analysis and Results of the Phase II SIMPLE Dark Matter Search, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) Art. No. 201302.
    Journal impact factor: 7.943. Citations: 49.
  • A. Rodríguez, T. Rodríguez, Á. C. Prieto, J. Jiménez, A. Kling, C. Ballesteros, J. Sangrador, Crystallization of Amorphous Si0.6Ge0.4 Nanoparticles Embedded in SiO2: Crystallinity vs. Compositional Stability, J. Electronic Mater. 39 (2010) 1194-1202.
    Journal impact factor: 1.635. Citations: 7.
  • A.C. Fernandes, J.P. Santos, J.G. Marques, A. Kling, et. al., Validation of the Monte Carlo model supporting core conversion of the Portuguese Research Reactor (RPI) for neutron fluence rate determinations, Ann. Nucl. Energy 37 (2010) 1139-1145.
    Journal impact factor: 0.800. Citations: 3.
  • A.C. Fernandes, M. Felizardo, A. Kling, J.G. Marques, T. Morlat, Study on the efficiency of the neutron shielding for the SIMPLE dark matter search, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A623 (2010) 960-967.
    Journal impact factor: 1.142. Citations: 2.

Other Publications

  • A. Rodríguez, M.I. Ortiz, J. Sangrador, T. Rodríguez, M. Avella, A.C. Prieto, A. Torres, J. Jimenéz, A. Kling and C. Ballesteros, Comparative Study of the Luminescence of Structures with Ge Nanocrystals Formed by Dry and Wet Oxidation of SiGe Films, Nanotechnology, 18, Art. No. 065702 (2007).
  • V. Volkov, C. Cascales, A. Kling and C. Zaldo, Growth. Structure and Evaluation of Laser Properties of LiYb(MoO4)2 Single Crystal, Chem. Mat. 17 291-300 (2005).
  • A. Kling, Channeling, in: Encyclopedia of Physics, 3rd Edition, R.G. Lerner, G.L. Trigg (eds.), pp. 268-272, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, ISBN 3-527-40554-2 (2005).
  • J. Olivares, G. García, F. Agulló-López, F. Agulló-Rueda, A. Kling and J.C. Soares, Generation of Amorphous Surface Layers in LiNbO3 by Ion Beam-Irradiation: Thresholding and Boundary Propagation, Appl. Phys. A, 81, 1465-1469 (2005).
  • M. Neves, A. Kling and A. Oliveira, Radionuclides used for Therapy and Suggestion for New Candidates, J. Nucl. Radioanalyt. Chem., 266, 377-384 (2005).
  • A. Méndez-Blas, M. Rico, V. Volkov, C. Cascales, C. Zaldo, C. Coya, A. Kling, and L.C. Alves, Optical spectroscopy of Pr3+ in M+Bi(XO4)2, M+= Li or Na and X=W or Mo, locally disordered single crystals, J. Phys.: Condens. Matt., 16, 2139-2160 (2004).

Research Projects

  • Emission Channeling/Blocking Using Neutron Induced Reactions, FIS/35322/99-00. Prime contractor: ITN, ITN Co-ordinator: (Andreas Kling).
  • Fast Neutron Irradiation of Electronic Components for the LHC/CERN in the Portuguese Research Reactor, CERN/P/FIS/40127/2000, Coordinator: José Marques (ITN).
  • Neutron Tomography at the Portuguese Research Reactor, POCI/FIS/59287/2004. Coordinator: José Marques (ITN).
  • Neutrino Mass Direct Determination: Portuguese Contribution to MARE, PTDC-FIS-116719-2010. Coordinator: Maria José Ribeiro Gomes (CFNUL).