Ing. Karolina Anna Drogowska Ph.D.

Ing. Karolina Anna Drogowska Ph.D.
Post-doc, Department of Low-dimensional Systems
Tel: 420266053445
Room: 203


Hydrogenation and functionalization of graphene


Raman spectroscopy, AFM, CVD synthesis


  • 2013 - present JHINST - Department of Low-Dimensional Systems; post-doc
  • 2010 - 2012 Institute of Materials Science, Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany; PhD. student
  • 2008 - 2013 Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland; PhD. student
  • 2004 - 2008 Faculty of Materials Engineering and Applied Physics, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland; undergraduate student

Selected publications

  • K. Drogowska, S. Flege, C. Schmitt, D. Rogalla, H.-W. Becker, Nhu-T. H. Kim-Ngan, A. Brudnik, Z. Tarnawski, K. Zakrzewska, M. Marszałek, A. G. Balogh. Hydrogen Charging Effects in Pd/Ti/TiO2/Ti Thin Films Deposited on Si(111) Studied by Ion Beam Analysis Methods. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering 269603 (2012)
  • K. Drogowska, Z. Tarnawski, A. Brudnik, E. Kusior, M. Sokołowski, K. Zakrzewska, A. Reszka, N.- T.H. Kim-Ngan, A.G. Balogh. RBS, XRR and optical reflectivity measurements of Ti-TiO2 thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering. Materials Research Bulletin, 47, 296 (2012)
  • K. Drogowska, S. Flege, D. Rogalla, H.-W. Becker, E. Ionescu, N.-T.H. Kim-Ngan, A.G. Balogh. Hydrogen content analysis in hydrogen-charged PZT ferroelectric ceramics. Solid State Ionics 235, 32 (2013)
  • Z. Tarnawski, Nhu-T. H. Kim-Ngan, K. Zakrzewska, K. Drogowska, A Brudnik, A. G. Balogh, R. Kuzel, L. Havela, V.Sechovsky. Hydrogen storage in Ti-TiO2 multilayers. Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 4, 025004 (2013)
  • K. Drogowska, M. Elsayed, R. Krause – Rehberg, A. G. Balogh. About the defect structure in differently doped PZT ceramics: a temperature dependent positron lifetime study, Ceramics International 40, 9127 (2014)
  • Z. Tarnawski, K. Zakrzewska, N.-T. H. Kim-Ngan, M. Krupska, S. Sowa, K. Drogowska, L. Havela and A. G. Balogh. Hydrogen storage in Ti, V and their oxides based thin films. Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6, 013002 (2015)
  • T. G. A. Verhagen, K. Drogowska, J. Vejpravova, M. Kalbac. Temperature induced strain and doping in mono- and bilayer isotopically labeled graphene. Phys. Rev. B 92, 125437 (2015)
  • Z. Tarnawski, K. Zakrzewska, N.-T. H. Kim-Ngan, M. Krupska, S. Sowa, K. Drogowska, L. Havela, A.G. Balogh. Study of Ti, V and Their Oxides-Based Thin Films in the Search for Hydrogen Storage Materials. Acta Physica Polonica A 128, 431 (2015)
  • V. Blechta, M. Mergl, K. Drogowska, V. Vales, M. Kalbac. NO2 sensor with a graphite nanopowder working electrode. Sensors and Actuators B 226, 299 (2016)
  • J. Plsek, K. Drogowska, V. Vales, J. Ek Weis, M. Kalbac. Decomposition of Fluorinated Graphene under Heat Treatment. Chemistry - A Eur. J. 22, 8990 (2016)
  • M. Bousa, G. Anagnostopoulos, E. del Corro, K. Drogowska, J. Pekarek, L. Kavan, M. Kalbac, J. Parthenios, K. Papagelis, C. Galiotis, O. Frank. Stress and charge transfer in uniaxially strained CVD graphene. Phys. Status Solidi B 253, 2355 (2016)
  • K. Drogowska, P. Kovaricek, M. Kalbac. Functionalization of Hydrogenated Chemical Vapour Deposition-Grown Graphene by On-Surface Chemical Reactions. Chemistry – A Eur. J 23, 4073 (2017)
  • P. Kovaricek, K. Drogowska, Z. Kominkova Melnikova, V. Blechta, Z. Bastl, D. Gromadzki, M. Fridrichova, M. Kalbac. EDOT polymerization at photolitographically patterned functionalized graphene. Carbon 113, 33 (2017)