Michele Gastaldo, Ph.D.

Michele Gastaldo, Ph.D.
Post-doc researcher
Email: michele.gastaldo@jh-inst.cas.cz
Tel: 420266053545
Room: 313


Investigate and tailor the structural and electronic properties of 2D materials and their heterostructures


Scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy (STM/STS), Surface physics, UHV systems/techniques


  • 2020 – Post-doc researcher, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry
  • 2013 – 2018 PhD in Physics, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) / Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 2011 – 2013 M.Sc. in Engineering (Nanotechnology) with specialization in Nanophysics and -materials, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • 2007 – 2011 B. Sc. in Physics, University of Torino, Italy

Selected publications

S. O. Parreiras, M. Gastaldo, C. Moreno, M. D. Martins, A. Garcia-Lekue, G. Ceballos, R. Paniago, and A. Mugarza, Symmetry forbidden morphologies and domain boundaries in nanoscale graphene islands, 2D Materials 4, 025104 (2017)

A. Lerch, L. Fernandez, M. Ilyn, M. Gastaldo, M. Paradinas, M. A. Valbuena, A. Mugarza, A. B. M. Ibrahim, J. Sundermeyer, U. Höfer, and F. Schiller, Electronic Structure of Titanylphthalocyanine Layers on Ag(111), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, 25353 (2017)

M. Ormaza, L. Fernández, M. Ilyn, A. Magaña, B. Xu, M. J. Verstraete, M. Gastaldo, M. A. Valbuena, P. Gargiani, A. Mugarza, A. Ayuela, L. Vitali, M. Blanco-Rey, F. Schiller, and J. E. Ortega, High Temperature Ferromagnetism in a GdAg2 Monolayer, Nano Letters 16, 4230 (2016)