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KAMARATOS Efstathios

Eυστάθιος Καμαράτος

University of Ioannina (UoI)
Department of Chemistry
Physical Chemistry Sector
GR 45110 IOANNINA, Greece]
5A Methonis Str.
GR 10680 ΑΤΗΕΝS, Greece.
Tel.: +(30) 210 3605863
Fax: +(30) 210 3614625
e-mail: ekamarat @ cc.uoi.gr
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web: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cr00064a003

Biographical Data:
Born in Athens, Greece in 1941. Diploma in Chemistry: 1962 (National Capodistrian University of Athens, 1958-62). Greek military service: 1963-1965. Fulbright Grant through the Institute of International Education (1965). Yale University Summer Academic Orientation Program (August - September 1965). Ph.D.: 1969 (The Pensylvania State University, 1965-9, with Prof. F.W. Lampe, USA). Foreign Languages: English, French, German.

Latest position: Professor (elected in 1985, appointed in 1986) at the University of Ioannina, Department of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Sector, GR 45110 IOANNINA, Greece.

Previous positions:
(Postdoctoral) Research and University Teaching from 8/1969-12/1986 at: 1)York University, CRESS, Toronto, Canada. 2)University of California at Berkeley, IMRD & Chemistry Department, USA. 3)Cornell University, Chemistry Department, Ithaca, New York, USA. 4)University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA. 5)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. 6)Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS, USA. 7)Christopher Newport College & College of William and Mary, VARC, Newport News, VA, & NASA LaRC, Hampton, VA, USA. 8)Institute for Space Studies with NASA & Columbia University as Senior Scientist, New York, USA. 9)North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA. 10)Fritz Haber Institut der Max Planck Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. 11)Université Lyon C. B. I, LASIM, Bât. 205, 43 Bd du 11 Novembre 1918, F-69622 Villeurbanne Cedex (on sabbatical leave in 1992-3).

Research Interests/Activities:
In areas of Physical Chemistry like experimental (and theoretical) chemical kinetics and dynamics, radiation effects, atmospheric processes, photochemistry, chemiluminscence with application of techniques such as mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, interferometry, photometry, gas chromatography, computer calculations. Recipient of various research grants in USA (NASA, ACS) and Greece (PENED etc.). Reviewer of manuscripts for international journals (J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, J. Phys. Chem., et al.) and grant agencies (NSF, et al.). Development of the orange flame from active nitrogen and oxygen and its ramifications on basic and applied research (http://journals1.scholarsportal.info/details.xqy?uri=/00224073/v110i45/264_n2c3u2ianaom.xml). Introduction of molecular wavefunctions in the calculation of the logarithmic mean excitation energy for stopping power using the statistical model of the local plasma approximation. (web: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cr00064a003).

University Teaching /Supervision
: In Canada, Greece and USA. Courses taught (lectures and/or laboratory): General Science, Elements of Numerical Analysis, General Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics (graduate course). Member of three-member and seven-member Ph.D. dissertation committees. Participation in workshops on improvement of University / College teaching methods: University of Washington (Spring 1978); Tougaloo College (Summer 1980).

Selected Publications:
1) E. Kamaratos, «N2(C 3Πu) à N2(B 3Πg) + hv fluorescence increase due to collisional intermolecular energy transfer induced by discharged O2 in active nitrogen and oxygen mixtures. J. Quant. Spec. & Rad. Transfer 110, 264–283 (2009)». http://journals1.scholarsportal.info/details.xqy?uri=/00224073/v110i4-5/264_n2c3u2ianaom.xml
2) E. Kamaratos, «Comment on ‘‘Plasma chemistry of sprite streamers’’ by D. D. Sentman, H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, M. G. McHarg, and J. S. Morrill, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D08109, doi:10.1029/2008JD011196, (2009)».
http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2009/2008JD011196.shtml
3) E. Kamaratos, «Active nitrogen and oxygen: Enhanced emissions and chemical reactions», Chem. Phys. 323,271(2006). http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006CP....323..271K
4) E. Kamaratos, «Enhanced UV emissions in active nitrogen and oxygen», Chem. Phys. Lett. 415, 51(2005).
5) E. Kamaratos, «Orange flame from nitrogen and oxygen in the absence of a metal catalyst resulting from collisional intersystem crossing into N2(B 3Πg)» J.Phys. Chem . A101, 2040(1997).
6) E. Kamaratos, « The mean excitation energy for Stopping Power, I, The Bragg rule and chemical and phase effects. An apllication .......», Chem.Rev, 84,561(1984). http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cr00064a003
7) E. Kamaratos, « The determination of the mean excitation energy for stopping power of molecular hydrogen with the local plasma excitation», Physica 132C, 260(1985).
8) E. Kamaratos, J. F. Burkhalter, D. G. Keil & B. S. Rabinovitch, «Vibrational energy transfer in thermal unimolecular systems by the diffusion cloud method. Cyclopropane», J. Phys.Chem. 84, 476 (1979).
9)."The Master Equation for the Dissociation of a Dilute Diatomic Gas. IX.  Rotation- Vibration Relaxation Times". E. Kamaratos and H. O. Pritchard, Can. J. Chem. 51, 1923 (1973).
10) E. Kamaratos and F. W. Lampe, «A mass spectrometric study of mercury photo sensitized reactions of silane and methylsilane with nitric oxide», J. Phys. Chem. 74, 2267 (1970).