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TomaŽ Mertelj

Jozef Stefan Institute


Dr. Tomaž Mertelj born in 1965 and completed his Phd in 1996 from the University of Ljubljana. He awarded in 1989 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Science and Technology: The Presern prize for B. Sc. work Compression of optical pulses by means of optical fiber 1998 Institute Jozef Stefan: The Jozef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize Award for Ph.D. thesis."

Research Interest

Ultrafast optical and THz spectroscopy in the giant magnetoresistance manganites and related materials. Monte-Carlo simulations of charged particles ordering in presence of anisotropic short range interaction. Vortex physics in mesoscopic superconductors.


  • Mertelj T, Vujičić N, Borzda T, Vaskivskyi I, Pogrebna A, Mihailovic D. Multichannel photodiode detector for ultrafast optical spectroscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2014 Dec;85(12):123111.

  • Mertelj T, Kabanov VV, Gadermaier C, Zhigadlo ND, Katrych S, Bukowski Z, Karpinski J, Mihailovic D. Photoinduced Quasiparticle Relaxation Dynamics in Near-optimally Doped SmFeAsO0. 8F0. 2 Single Crystals. Journal of superconductivity and novel magnetism. 2009 Aug 1;22(6):575-8.

  • Mertelj T, Mihailovic D. Photoinduced IR absorption in WO 3: determination of the polaron binding energy. The European Physical Journal B-Condensed Matter and Complex Systems. 2001 Oct 19;23(3):325-7.

  • Mertelj T, Yusupov R, Filippi M, Prellier W, Mihailovic D. Magnetic properties of the insulating ferromagnetic phase in strained Pr 0.6 Ca 0.4 Mn O 3 thin films. Applied Physics Letters. 2008 Jul 28;93(4):042512.

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