Perakis Fivos

Foivos Perakis


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Works at Department of Physics
Telephone 08-553 785 74
Visiting address Roslagstullsbacken 21
Room D6:3011
Postal address Fysikum 106 91 Stockholm

About me


Research Activity

Researcher Jun.2016 – present

Department of Physics, Stockholm University

Research Topic: Coherent diffraction and dynamics of Water


Postdoctoral Scholar Feb.2014 – Jun. 2016

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University

Research Topic: Ultrafast X-Ray Scattering of Water


Visiting Research Scholar Oct.2013 – Dec. 2013

Crete Center for Quantum Complexity and Nanotechnology, University of Crete

Research Topic: Applied complex networks



Scientific interests

  • Multidimensional Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Coherent X-ray diffraction
  • X-ray Photon Corrrelation spectroscopy
  • X-ray Speckle Visibility Spectroscopy
  • Dynamics and structure of supercooled liquids near the glass transition



Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry Sep.2008 – Sep. 2013

Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Zurich

Thesis: Ultrafast Infrared Spectroscopy of Water

Supervisor: Prof. P. Hamm

Diploma in Physics

Physics Department, University of Crete

Diploma Thesis: Quantum complex networks

Supervisor: Prof. G. P. Tsironis

Erasmus studies

Physics Department, University of Amsterdam



Early Postdoc Mobility Fellowship Awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Fellowship: P2ZHP2 148666, Duration: Feb. 2014 - July 2015

Best Poster SCS-DSM Award Awarded by the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) SCS Fall Meeting Sep. 2011, section of Physical Chemistry

Travel Award Awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) Swiss Chemical Society, Chemistry Travel Award 2011



Teaching, responsible Mar. 2018 – June 2018

Chemical Physics, University of Stockholm

Phd course: Modern X-ray science - theory and applications

Teaching Assistant Jan.2017 – Mar. 2017

Chemical Physics, University of Stockholm

FK7029 - Simulation methods in statistical physics

Teaching Assistant Sep.2008 – Sep. 2013

Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Zurich

CHE 212: Molecular Quantum Mechanics

CHE 441: Femtochemistry

CHE 213: Vibronic Spectroscopy

CHE 323: UV/VIS spectroscopy

CHE 437: FTIR spectroscopy of Ice Ih



For a list of publications see:



Last updated: May 31, 2018

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