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Marin Petrović
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Scientific projects - leader

Boron-based 2D materials

HrZZ - UIP-2020-02-1732
01.01.2021. - 31.12.2025.
Leader: Marin Petrović
Associates: Borna Radatović, Patrick Seleš, Sherif Kamal
Research areas: Solid state physics, Surface physics

Scientific projects - associate

Nanoscale interaction of light and atomically thin structures

HrZZ - IP-2022-10-4724
01.02.2024. - 31.01.2028.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Iva Šrut Rakić, Marin Petrović, Nataša Vujičić, Ana Senkić, Christian Teichert (Universität Leoben), Marko Spasenović (IHTM Beograd)
Research areas: Solid state physics, Surface physics



B. Radatović, O. Çakiroğlu, V. Jadriško, R. Frisenda, A. Senkić, N. Vujičić, M. Kralj, M. PetrovićStrain-enhanced large-area monolayer MoS2 photodetectors
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 16, 15596 (2024)
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.4c00458 20240318


S. Kamal, I. Seo, P. Bampoulis, M. Jugovac, C. A. Brondin, T. O. Menteş, I. Šarić Janković, A. V. Matetskiy, P. Moras, P. M. Sheverdyaeva, T. Michely, A. Locatelli, Y. Gohda, M. Kralj, and M. PetrovicUnidirectional Nano-modulated Binding and Electron Scattering in Epitaxial Borophene
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 15, 49, 57890–57900 (2023)
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.3c14884 20231202


K. M. Omambac, M. A. Kriegel, M. Petrović, B. Finke, C. Brand, F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, M. Horn-von HoegenInterplay of Kinetic Limitations and Disintegration: Selective Growth of Hexagonal Boron Nitride and Borophene Monolayers on Metal Substrates
ACS Nano 17, 17946 (2023).
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.3c04038 20230907


M. Jugovac, I. Cojocariu, C. A. Brondin, A. Crotti, M. Petrović, S. Bonetti, A. Locatelli, T. O. MenteşCoupling Borophene to Graphene in Air-Stable Heterostructures
Advanced Electronic Materials 9, 2300136 (2023)
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.202300136 20230629


Saša Kovačević, Marina Van Bos, Marko Kralj, Marin Petrović, Ozren Gamulin, Marko Škrabić, Siniša Radović, Ina Vanden BergheAnalysis of Pigments from Decorated Antler or Bone Artifacts from the Early Iron Age Princely Burial Mounds in Jalžabet (NW Croatia)
Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica 14(1), 041-061, (2023)
DOI: 10.24916/iansa.2023.1.3 20230110Download publication


Borna Radatović, Valentino Jadriško, Sherif Kamal, Marko Kralj, Dino Novko, Nataša Vujičić, and Marin PetrovićMacroscopic single-phase monolayer borophene on arbitrary substrates
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 18, 21727-21737, (2022)
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c03678 20220502


S. Tanaka, T. Yoshida, K. Watanabe, Y. Matsumoto, T. Yasuike, D. Novko, M. Petrović, M. KraljUltrafast Plasmonic Response Ensured by Atomic Scale Confinement
ACS Photonics. 9(3), 837–845 (2022)
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01454 20220320


Borna Pielić*, Dino Novko, Iva Šrut Rakić, Jiaqi Cai, Marin Petrović, Robin Ohmann, Nataša Vujičić, Mario Basletić, Carsten Busse*, and Marko KraljElectronic Structure of Quasi-Freestanding WS2/MoS2 Heterostructures
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, 42, 50552–50563 ( 2021)
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c15412 20211018


Marin Petrović, Frank J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, Michael Horn-von Hoegen, Patricia A. Thiel, and Michael C TringidesBroad background in electron diffraction of 2D materials as a signature of their superior quality
Nanotechnology 32 505706 (2021)
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ac244f 20210927


D. Dombrowski, A. Samad, C. Murray, M. Petrović, P. Ewen, T. Michely, M. Kralj, U. Schwingenschlögl, and C. BusseTwo Phases of Monolayer Tantalum Sulfide on Au(111)
ACS Nano 15, 13516 (2021)
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c04249 20210723


K. Omambac, M. Kriegel, C. Brand, B. Finke, L. Kremeyer, H. Hattab, D. Janoschka, P. Dreher, F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, D. Momeni Pakdehi, K. Pierz, H. W. Schumacher, M. Petrović, A. van Houselt, B. Poelsema, M. C. Tringides, and M. Horn-von HoegenNon-conventional bell-shaped diffuse scattering in low-energy electron diffraction from high-quality epitaxial 2D-materials
Applied Physics Letters 118 241902 (2021)
DOI: 10.1063/5.0051220 20210616


M. PetrovićSequential lithium deposition on hexagonal boron nitride monolayer on Ir(111): Identifying intercalation and adsorption
Surface Science 706 (2021) 121786
DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2020.121786 20210407


K. M. Omambac, M. Petrović, P. Bampoulis, C. Brand, M. A. Kriegel, P. Dreher, D. Janoschka, U. Hagemann, N. Hartmann, P. Valerius, T. Michely, F. J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, M. Horn-von HoegenSegregation-enhanced epitaxy of borophene on Ir(111) by thermal decomposition of borazine
ACS Nano 15, (2021) 7421
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c00819 20210324


S. Tanaka, T. Yoshida, K. Watanabe, Y. Matsumoto, T. Yasuike, M. Petrović, M. KraljLinewidth Narrowing with Ultimate Confinement of an Alkali Multipole Plasmon by Modifying Surface Electronic Wave Functions with Two-Dimensional Materials
Physical Review Letters 125 (2020) 126802
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.126802 20200918


T. Yoshida, K. Watanabe, M. Petrović i M. KraljAnomalous Temperature Dependence of Exciton Spectral Diffusion in Tetracene Thin Film
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (2020) 5248
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c01537 20200618


Borna Pielić, Joshua Hall, Vito Despoja, Iva Šrut Rakić, Marin Petrović, Ali Sohani, Carsten Busse, Thomas Michely, Marko KraljSulfur Structures on Bare and Graphene-Covered Ir(111),
J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 12, 6659-6668
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11641 20200305


M. Petrović, M. Horn-von Hoegen, F.-J. Meyer zu HeringdorfEquilibrium shape of single-layer hexagonal boron nitride islands on iridium
Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 19553
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-56000-1 20191220


Jiaqi Cai, Wouter Jolie, Caio C. Silva, Marin Petrović, Christoph Schlueter, Thomas Michely, Marko Kralj, Tien-Lin Lee, Carsten BusseModifying the geometric and electronic structure of hexagonal boron nitride on Ir(111) by Cs adsorption and intercalation
Physical Review B 98 (2018), 195443
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.98.195443 20181128


M. Petrović, M. Horn-von Hoegen, F.-J. Meyer zu HeringdorfLateral heterostructures of hexagonal boron nitride and graphene: BCN alloy formation and microstructuring mechanism
Applied Surface Science 455, 1086 (2018)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.06.057 20180615


M. Petrović, P. Lazić, S. Runte, T. Michely, C. Busse, M. KraljMoiré-regulated self-assembly of cesium adatoms on epitaxial graphene
Physical Review B 96, 085428 (8pp) (2017)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.085428 20170821


M. Petrović, U. Hagemann, M. Horn-von Hoegen, and F.-J. Meyer zu HeringdorfMicroanalysis of single-layer hexagonal boron nitride islands on Ir(111)
Applied Surface Science 420, 504-510 (2017)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.05.155 20170522


D. Dombrowski, W. Jolie, M. Petrović, S. Runte, F. Craes, J. Klinkhammer, M. Kralj, P. Lazić, E. Sela, C. BusseEnergy dependent chirality effects in quasi-freestanding graphene
Physical Review Letters 118, 116401 (6pp) (2017)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.116401 20170313


U. A. Schröder, M. Petrović, T. Gerber, A. J. Martínez-Galera, E. Grånäs, M. A. Arman, C. Herbig, J. Schnadt, M. Kralj, J. Knudsen, and T. MichelyCore level shifts of intercalated graphene
2D Materials 4, 015013 (2017)
DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/4/1/015013 20161104


P. Pervan, P. Lazić, M. Petrović. I. Šrut Rakić, I. Pletikosić, M. Kralj, M. Milun, and T. VallaLi adsorption versus graphene intercalation on Ir(111): From quenching to restoration of the Ir surface state
Phys. Rev. B 92, 245415 (2015)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.245415 20151210

M. Petrović, J. T. Sadowski, A. Šiber, and M. KraljWrinkles of graphene on Ir(111): Macroscopic network ordering and internal multi-lobed structure
Carbon 94, 856-863 (2015)
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.07.059 20150717

S. Schumacher, F. Huttmann, M. Petrović, C. Witt, D. F. Förster, C. Vo-Van, J. Coraux, A. J. Martínez-Galera, V. Sessi, I. Vergara, R. Rückamp, M. Grüninger, N. Schleheck, F. M. zu Heringdorf, P. Ohresser, M. Kralj, T. O. Wehling, and T. MichelyEuropium underneath graphene on Ir(111): Intercalation mechanism,magnetism, and band structure
Phys. Rev. B 90 (23), 235437 (11pp) (2014)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.235437 20141214

W. Jolie, F. Craes, M. Petrović, N. Atodiresei, V. Caciuc, S. Blügel, M. Kralj, T. Michely, and C. BusseConfinement of Dirac electrons in graphene quantum dots
Phys. Rev. B 89, 155435 (6pp) (2014)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.155435 20140429

M. Petrović, I. Šrut Rakić, S. Runte, C. Busse, J. T. Sadowski, P. Lazić, I. Pletikosić, Z.-H. Pan, M. Milun, P. Pervan, N. Atodiresei, R. Brako, D. Šokčević, T. Valla, T. Michely, and M. KraljThe mechanism of caesium intercalation of graphene
Nat. Commun. 4, 2772 (8pp) (2013)
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3772 20131111

S. Schumacher, T. O. Wehling, P. Lazić, S. Runte, D. F. Förster, C. Busse, M. Petrović, M. Kralj, S. Blügel, N. Atodiresei, V. Caciuc, and T. MichelyThe backside of graphene: manipulating adsorption by intercalation
Nano Lett. 13, 5013-5019 (2013)
DOI: 10.1021/nl402797j 20131016

Completed scientific projects - associate

Synthesis of novel low-dimensional materials for information applications and the characterization of their magnetic and optical properties

Kina-MZO, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2020. - 31.12.2021.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Marin Petrović, Antonio Supina, Borna Radatović, Yeliang Wang, Teng Zhang, Liwer Liu, Yanhui Hou, Beijing Institute of Technology
Research areas: Surface physics, Solid state physics

The Integrated Initiative of European Laser Research Infrastructures — LASERLAB-EUROPE

European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 871124
01.12.2019. - 30.11.2023.
Leader: Damir Aumiler
Associates: Ticijana Ban, Antonio Šiber, Nataša Vujičić, Tomislav Vuletić, Nikša Krstulović, Hrvoje Skenderović, Silvije Vdović, Slobodan Milošević, Damir Dominko, Vesna Mikšić Trontl, Dino Novko, Marin Petrović, Marko Kralj

Two-dimensional metals

DAAD-MZO, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2018. - 31.12.2019.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Marin Petrović, Antonio Supina, Borna Pielić, Borna Radatović, Carsten Busse, Jiaqi Cai, Caio Silva, Daniela Dombrowski, Fakultät IV - Physik, Universität Siegen
Research areas: Surface physics, Solid state physics

Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques - CALT

EU strukturni fondovi- Operativni program Konkurentnost i kohezija 2014. – 2020., KK.
01.08.2017. - 30.07.2023.
Leader: Damir Aumiler
Associates: Ticijana Ban, Nikša Krstulović, Marko Kralj, Hrvoje Skenderović, Nataša Vujičić, Silvije Vdović, Slobodan Milošević, Tomislav Vuletić, Antonio Šiber, Damir Dominko, Vito Despoja, Vesna Mikšić Trontl, Dino Novko, Marin Petrović, Goran Zgrablić, Ivana Puljić, Petar Pervan

Intercalation of epitaxial dichalcogenides

DAAD-MZOS, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2016. - 31.12.2017.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Marin Petrović, Borna Pielić, Borna Radatović, Valentino Jadriško, Carsten Busse*, Jiaqi Cai*, Caio Silva*, Wouter Joilie*, Daniela Dombrowski*, *Institut für Materialphysik, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Research areas: Surface physics, Solid state physics

Large-scale synthesis and characterization of novel 2D materials

Kina-MZOS, bilateralni projekt
01.09.2015. - 01.09.2017.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Marin Petrović, Iva Šrut Rakić, Nataša Vujičić, Davor Čapeta, Bin Wu*, Junqi Liu*, Wei Guo*, Li Yongtao*, *Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research areas: Surface physics, Solid state physics

Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials and Sensing Devices,
Research unit: Science of Graphene and Related 2D Structures

MZOS / EU strukturni fondovi
10.11.2014. - 01.12.2023.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Damir Aumiler, Ticijana Ban, Antonio Šiber, Nataša Vujičić, Tomislav Vuletić, Borna Pielić, Valentino Jadriško, Iva Šrut Rakić, Marin Petrović, Borna Radatović, Dino Novko, Manisha Chhikara, Antonio Supina, Ida Delač, Antun Lovro Brkić, Sheikh Muhammad Obaidulla, Sherif Kamal, Ana Senkić, Šimun Mandić, Iva Bogdanović Radović (IRB), Hrvoje Buljan (PMF), Maja Buljan (IRB), Andreja Gajović (IRB), Ivan Halasz (IRB), Predrag Lazić (IRB)
Research areas: Surface physics, Solid state physics, Biological physics, Atomic and molecular physics

Two-dimensional materials with novel properties

DAAD-MZOS, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2014. - 31.12.2015.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Iva Šrut Rakić, Marin Petrović, Ida Delač, Borna Pielić, Davor Čapeta, Carsten Busse*, Thomas Michely*, Fabian Craes*, Charlotte Herbig*, Wouter Joilie*, *Universität zu Köln
Research areas: Surface physics

Electrons in two dimensions: Graphene and topological insulators

DAAD-MZOS, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2012. - 31.12.2013.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Iva Šrut Rakić, Marin Petrović, Ida Delač, Carsten Busse*, Thomas Michely*, Sven Runte*, Fabian Craes*, *Universität zu Köln
Research areas: Surface physics

Electronic properties of graphene-cluster hybrids

DAAD-MZOS, bilateralni projekt
01.01.2010. - 31.12.2011.
Leader: Marko Kralj
Associates: Ivo Pletikosić, Marin Petrović, Ida Delač, Maja Vojnić Kortmiš, Carsten Busse*, Daniel Foerster*, Timm Gerber*, Sven Runte*, *Universität zu Köln
Research areas: Surface physics

IF Ⓒ 2017