Assoz. Prof. Dr. Paola Ayala
Summer term 2022
260080 SE Bachelorseminar
520029 SE Seminar in low dimensional quantum solids - Seminar on new results on the properties of low dimensional quantum solids such as fullerenes, nanotubes and graphene, high temperature superconductors and optoelectronic materials as well as implications on their application potential



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Berkmann C, Ayala P. Some Initiatives to Improve the Situation of Women in Physics in Austria. In Women in Physics: 6th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics. American Institute of Physics. 2019. (AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2109). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5110079

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Niebeskikwiat D, Nieto W, Chimborazo J, Briones Leon A, Domanov O, Shiozawa H et al. Magnetic Coupling of Fe3C Nanoparticles Within Double-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. Bulletin of the American Physical Society . 2018;63(1). B19.00008.


Understanding the Optical Properties of 1-D Carbon Materials via Photoluminescence and Fluorescence Microscopy

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

12 Oct 202113 Oct 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Working towards sensing at room temperature with carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

24 Sep 202025 Sep 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


NO2 sensitivity and selectivity of single-walled carbon nanotube-hybrids upon cluster filling

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

9 Dec 201913 Dec 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Influence of Controlled Functionalization on the ID Electronic Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

19 Nov 201922 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: towards their Applicability

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

21 Oct 201925 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


On the quantification of heteroatoms in carbon nanotubes at bulk and local scale

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

31 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Spectroscopy and Substitutional Functionalization of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

26 Nov 20171 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Playground of nanocarbons from zero to three dimensions

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

24 Oct 201727 Oct 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Functionalized carbon nanotubes towards applications

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

20 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The use of carbon nanostructured materials for energy conversion efficiency

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

20 Oct 201627 Oct 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Understanding Ultra-Low doping in Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes towards applications

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

12 Oct 201615 Oct 2016

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Combined spectroscopy approaches towards the study of truly 1D carbon-based structures

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

16 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Playing with Perfect nanotubes only made of Carbon and some Heteroatoms

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

1 Dec 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Is dreaming about all-carbon nanoelectronics realistic?

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

16 Nov 201525 Nov 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Women in Physics: Gender contribution to the scientific revolution @ stage Girls in Tech

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

2 Oct 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Nanotechnology @Stage Sol

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

1 Oct 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


New directions towards the characterization of clean functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

29 Sep 2015

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A perspective of operando spectroscopy for sensing with doped SWCNTs

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

9 Jul 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Nanotube-based sensors between Vienna and the middle of the world

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

6 Jul 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


What is so new and interesting about carbon based nanostructures?

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

4 May 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Interesting facts about carbon based nanostructures

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

18 Mar 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Carbon molecular nanostructures and their applications: Realistic facts about their dimensionality

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

10 Feb 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Photoemission (and X-ray absorption) of sp2-hybridized carbon systems.

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

16 Jan 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Carbon Materials which change their character due to impostor atoms

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

3 Nov 2014

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Finding the margin between low-and high-doping in single-walled carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

15 Oct 201418 Oct 2014

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Scientific production indexes, impact factors, literature searching

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

30 Sep 2014

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Nanotechnology and its impact on the society

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

29 Sep 2014

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Es realista el uso de nanotubos de carbono en nano-electrónica? (Is the use of Carbon Nanotubes in Nano-electronics realistic?)

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

19 Sep 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Progress using high energy spectroscopy to understand the governing adsorption mechanisms vs doping in ultra-pure and metallicity-sorted carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

21 Apr 201427 Apr 2014

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Understanding the governing adsorption mechanisms vs. doping in ultra-clean carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

27 Feb 201428 Feb 2014

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New directions toward ultra-low substitutional doping

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

23 Sep 2013

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Controlled substitutional functionalization in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Is it really possible?

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

28 Jun 2013

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Doped Carbon Nanotubes: Low Doping vs. Heteronanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

14 Jun 2013

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Towards the production of clean nanotubes with ultra-low heteroatom substitutional doping

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

14 May 2013

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The rich low dimensional physics of functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

9 May 2013

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A spectroscopic approach to the influence of controlled functionalization on the 1D electronic properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

14 Nov 2012

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On the high N doping levels in Carbon Nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

10 Nov 2012

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Future Leaders Report

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

10 Oct 2012

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C, B, N and P in Nanotubes: Low Doping vs. Heteronanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

5 Oct 2012

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Low Doping in Carbon Nanotubes vs. Heteronanotubes of C, B and N

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

30 Jul 2011

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High energy spectroscopy inspection of -n and -p type substitutional dopants in Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

24 Jul 2011

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Unraveling Changes in the Electronic Properties of SWCNTs using tunable energy core level spectroscopy

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

18 May 2011

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Electronic Properties of substitutionally functionalized Carbon Nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

5 Apr 2011

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The electron properties of functionalized SWCNTs assessed by photoemission and X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

19 Sep 2010

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Clear-cut disentanglemente of the SWCNT 1D electronic structure in a buckypaper

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

13 Sep 2010

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Filled single-walled carbon nanotubes: a way to nano-electronics

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

7 Jun 2010

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A high-energy spectroscopy viewpoint to access the electronic properties of metallicity selected functionalized SWCNT

Paola Ayala (Invited speaker)

6 Mar 2010

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Substitutionally-Functionalized vs Metallicity-Selected Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: A High Energy Spectroscopy Viewpoint

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

29 Nov 2009

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Substitutionally-Functionalized vs Metallicity-selected Single-Walled Carbon

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

4 Nov 2009

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State-of-the-art in the doping of SWCNTs

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

28 Sep 2009

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Accessing the electronic and optical Properties of metallicity-selected and functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes'

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

21 Sep 2009

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On the local and bulk scale determination of B and N substitutional doping in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Paola Ayala (Speaker)

19 Jun 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Electronic Properties of Materials

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