Present Positions

  • Full Professor of Ion - and Plasma Physics
  • Director of Institute of Applied Physics at TU Wien
    TU Wien
    Institute of Applied Physics
    Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10/E134, 1040 Vienna, Austria,
    Tel.: +43 1 58801 13430
    E-mail:  aumayr@iap.tuwien.ac.at
    URL: https://www.tuwien.at/en/phy/iap
  • Director of the Austrian Fusion Research Program at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
    Head of Research Unit of Fusion@ÖAW 
    Website of the Research Unit

  • Ion Physics: Physics of highly charged ions, atomic collisions (ions–atom/molecule, ion-surface), “hollow” atom formation and decay, ions as tools to modify and investigate surfaces
  • Plasma Physics: Fusion plasmas, plasma-wall-interaction, plasma diagnostics and modelling, atomic data for fusion, ECR ion sources, X-ray lasers
  • Surface Physics: Basic ion - surface interaction processes (electron emission, sputtering, nano-structure formation), capillary guiding of ion beams, AFM/STM studies of ion-induced surface nanostructures, 2D-materials (graphene, hBN, MoS2, vdW-heterostructures)
  • Astrophysics: Space Weathering
  • Other Interests: Popularization of science

  • More than 320 publications in international peer-reviewed journals (among them 23 Phys. Rev. Lett., 1 Nature Comm., 1 ACS Nano, 1 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1 Astrophys. J., 2 Appl. Phys. Lett., 1 Nano Letters etc.) and more than 75 invited talks at international conferences.
  • Google Scholar Profile (15.01.2024)
    • h-index:57
    • 11471 citations
    • i10-index: 235
  • ISI "Web of Knowledge" (15.01.2024)
    • h-index: 45
    • 7621 citations (5754 without self-citations)
  • Scopus Author ID 7005607254 (15.01.2024)
    • h-index: 47
    • 7785 citations
  • Publon/Researcher ID: GRS-7818-2022
  • ORCID 0000-0002-9788-0934

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