Myron Hupalo

Associate Scientist
Address
A101 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-6353
Fax 515-294-0689
Email hupalo@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Self organization and growth of metal-semiconductor nanostructures and epitaxial films
  • Electronic and atomic structure of metal-metal
  • Metal-semiconductor adsorption systems and nanostructures
  • Surface diffusion
  • Phase transitions in adsorbed layers and supported nanostructures
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, Lviv State University, Ukraine, 1982
  • B.S. Physics and Electronics (with honors), Lviv State University, Ukraine, 1974

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2003 - present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 1999 - 2003 Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 1988 - 1999 Head of the Laboratory of Epitaxy, Lviv State University, Ukraine
  • 1980 - 1983 Assistant Professor, Lviv State University, Dept. of Physics, Ukraine
  • 1974 - 1987 Junior, Senior Research Scientist, Lviv State University, Dept. of Physics, Ukraine

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 1975 Honored by the Soviet Space Mission Control Center by a commemorative medal ‘Sojuz –Apollo’ for the preparation of the joint United States-Soviet Space Mission program “Sojuz-Apollo” and “Rainbow”

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2014
Liu X J; Wang C Z; Hupalo M; Lin H Q; Ho K M; Tringides M C . 2014. Quantum confinement induced oscillatory electric field on a stepped Pb(111) film and its influence on surface reactivity. Physical Review B. 89:041401. abstract
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2013
Lei H P; Wang C Z; Yao Y X; Wang Y G; Hupalo M; McDougall D; Tringides M; Ho K M . 2013. Strain effect on the adsorption, diffusion, and molecular dissociation of hydrogen on Mg (0001) surface. Journal of Chemical Physics. 139:224702. abstract
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Hershberger M T; Hupalo M; Thiel P A; Tringides M C . 2013. Growth of fcc(111) Dy multi-height islands on 6H-SiC(0001) graphene. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 25:225005. abstract
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2012
Liu X J; Hupalo M; Wang C Z; Lu W C; Thiel P A; Ho K M; Tringides M C . 2012. Growth morphology and thermal stability of metal islands on graphene. Physical Review B. 86:081414. abstract
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Liu X J; Wang C Z; Hupalo M; Lu W C; Tringides M C; Yao Y X; Ho K M . 2012. Metals on graphene: correlation between adatom adsorption behavior and growth morphology. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 14:9157-9166. abstract
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Binz S M; Hupalo M; Liu X J; Wang C Z; Lu W C; Thiel P A; Ho K M; Conrad E H; Tringides M C . 2012. High Island Densities and Long Range Repulsive Interactions: Fe on Epitaxial Graphene. Physical Review Letters. 109:026103. abstract
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Li T; Luo L; Hupalo M; Zhang J; Tringides M C; Schmalian J; Wang J . 2012. Femtosecond Population Inversion and Stimulated Emission of Dense Dirac Fermions in Graphene. Physical Review Letters. 108:167401. abstract
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Vlachos D; Kamaratos M; Foulias S D; Binz S; Hupalo M; Tringides M C . 2012. Lead growth on Si(111) surfaces reconstructed by indium. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 24:095006. abstract
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2011
Liu X J; Wang C Z; Hupalo M; Lu W C; Thiel P A; Ho K M; Tringides M C . 2011. Fe-Fe adatom interaction and growth morphology on graphene. Physical Review B. 84:235446. abstract
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Liu X J; Wang C Z; Yao Y X; Lu W C; Hupalo M; Tringides M C; Ho K M . 2011. Bonding and charge transfer by metal adatom adsorption on graphene. Physical Review B. 83:235411. abstract
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