NCSR - Demokritos
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Dr Panagiotis Dimitrakis


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Dr Panagiotis Dimitrakis
Research staff
P.O.Box 60228
153 10 Aghia Paraskevi
Athens - GREECE

Tel: +30-2106503412
Fax: +30-2106511723



  • 2007 - present, Research Staff, Institute of Microelectronics, NCSR “Demokritos”
  • 2004 - 2006, PhD Candidate Fellow, National Technical University of Athens and Institute of Microelectronics, NCSR “Demokritos”
  • 2001 - 2004, Institute of Microelectronics, NCSR “Demokritos”, Greece
  • 2001 – 2007, Lecturer Laboratory Physics, Technological Educational Institute of Athens,
  • 2000-2001, Research Associate, Institute of Electronic structure and Lasers, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (IESL-FORTH)
  • 1998 – 2000, Military Service (Hellenic Army Research & Technology Office)


  • 14/8 – 14/9/2006 : Visitor Research Scientist at Centre of Molecular and Nanoscale Electronics, University of Durham, Durham, UK
  • 3/9 – 16/11/1997 : Visitor Postgraduate Fellow at Laboratoire de Physique des Composants a Semiconducteurs, ENSERG, Institut National Polytechnique, Grenoble, FRANCE


  • Member of Institute of Electron and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Life-member of Electron Device Society
  • Member of Material Research Society (MRS)


  • NanoParticles & NanoCrystals for Memory devices by self-assembly techniques (e.g., NC-NVM devices)
  • Charge storage Memory devices by novel dielectric stacks (e.g., SONOS-like NVM devices)
  • Molecular and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Memory devices (e.g., Bistable Resistive NVM devices)
  • Quantum Dots for Electronic and Optoelectronic applications
  • Silicon-On-Insulator FET devices
  • Device Reliability


  • “A hybrid memory of nanoparticles”, Materials Today, Vol. 6(12), 7 (2003) ( )
  • Invitation to IntelÒ 10th EMEA Academic Forum (Poland, 2005)
  • Best Poster Award, Micro & Nano–Engineering, Vienna, 2005 ( )
  • Author or co-author of 7 invited and tutorial talks in International Conferences


  • P. Dimitrakis, P. Normand and D. Tsoukalas, “Silicon Nanocrystal Memories”, Chapter 8 (pp.211-241) in “Silicon Nanopthonics”, ed. L.Khriachtchev (ISBN-13 978-981-4241-11-3), World Scientific Publishing (Singapore, 2008).
  • C. Bonafos, Y. Fujisaki, P. Dimitrakis, E. Tokumitsu, «Materials and Physics of Nonvolatile Memories II» Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1250, Warrendale, PA, 2010


  • ESSDERC/ESSCIRC 2009, Poster session, 14-18 September, Athens, Greece
  • International Workshop on “Nanotechnology for electronic and photonic applications”, 18 September 2009, Athens, Greece
  • MRS Spring Meeting 2010, Symposium G “Materials and Devices for Non-Volatile Memories”, 5-9 April San Francisco, USA
  • MRS Spring Meeting 2011, Symposium Q “New Functional Materials and Emerging Device Architectures for Nonvolatile Memories”, 25-29 April San Francisco, USA


  • P. Dimitrakis, E. Kapetanakis, P. Normand, D. Skarlatos, D. Tsoukalas, K. Beltsios, A. Claverie, G. Benassayag, C. Bonafos, D. Chassaing, V. Soncini, “MOS Memory Structures by Very-Low Energy Implantated Si in thin SiO2”, Material Science & Engineering B, 101, 14-18 (2003)
  • S.Paul, C. Pearson, A. Molloy, M. A. Cousins, M. Green, S. Kolliopoulou, P.Dimitrakis, P. Normand, D. Tsoukalas and M. C. Petty,  “Langmuir-Blodgett Film Deposition of Metallic Nanoparticles and their Application to Electronic Memory Structures”, Nano Letters, 3(4), 533-536 (2003)
  • S. Kolliopoulou, P. Dimitrakis, P. Normand, H. L. Zhang, N. Cant, S. D. Evans, S. Paul, C. Pearson, A. Molloy, M. C. Petty and D. Tsoukalas, “A hybrid silicon-organic nanoparticle memory device”, Journal of Applied Physics 94 (8), 5234 (2003)
  • P. Dimitrakis, E. Kapetanakis, D. Tsoukalas, D. Skarlatos, C. Bonafos, G. Ben Asssayag, A. Claverie, M. Perego, M. Fanciulli, V. Soncini, R. Sotgiu, A. Agarwal, M. Ameen, P. Normand, “Silicon nanocrystal memory devices obtained by ultra-low-energy ion-beam-synthesis”, Solid-State Electronics, 48, 1511-1517, (2004)
  • C. Bonafos, M. Carrada, N. Cherkashin, H. Coffin, D. Chassaing, G. Ben Assayag, A. Claverie, T. Müller, K. H. Heinig, M. Perego, M. Fanciulli, P. Dimitrakis, and P. Normand, “Manipulation of two-dimensional arrays of Si nanocrystals embedded in thin SiO2 layers by low energy ion implantation”, Journal of Applied Physics 95 (10), 5696-5702 (2004)
  • P. Dimitrakis, P. Normand, “Parasitic memory effects in shallow-trench-isolated nanocrystal memory devices”, Solid-State Electronics 51, 125-136 (2007)
  • V. Ioannou-Sougleridis, P. Dimitrakis, V.E. Vamvakas, P. Normand, C. Bonafos, S. Schamm, N. Cherkashin, G. Ben Assayag, M. Perego, M. Fanciulli, "Wet oxidation of nitride layer implanted with low-energy Si ions for improved oxide-nitride-oxide memory stacks", Applied Physics Letters 90, 263513 (2007)
  • P. Dimitrakis, P. Normand, D. Tsoukalas, C. Pearson, J. H. Ahn, M. F. Mabrook, D. A. Zeze, M. C. Petty, K. T. Kamtekar, C. Wang, M. R. Bryce and M. Green, “Electrical behaviour of memory devices based on fluorine-containing organic thin films”, Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 044510 (2008
  • P. Dimitrakis, A. Mouti, C. Bonafos, S. Schamm G. Ben Assayag, V. Ioannou-Sougleridis, B. Schmidt, J. Becker, P. Normand,  “Ultra-low-energy ion-beam-synthesis of Ge nanocrystals in thin ALD Al2O3 layers for memory applications”, Microelectronic Engineering 86, 1838-1841 (2009)

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