Vacuum & atmospheric pressure plasma systems, plasma processing, surface modification, nanostructuring, hierarchical surfaces


Dr. Angelos Zeniou is a post-Doc Fellow of the Plasma Group in the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of NCSR Demokritos. He is an expert in the development of new Plasma Processes and the design of new prototype plasma equipment in vacuum and atmospheric pressure. He got his degree of Electronic Engineer from the Technological Institute of PIRAEUS and his master’s degree from the University of Athens with direction of Microelectronics. His MSc thesis is titled “Nanoscale silicon plasma etching processes for fabrication of ultra-high aspect ratio silicon nanopillars/vertical nanowires”. His PhD Thesis is focused in the design and construction of new plasma reactors in vacuum and atmospheric pressure for surface modification of polymeric materials. He is working in NCSR Demokritos since 2009 in several projects and his work is mainly focused in the design and constructions of new prototype plasma equipment, the development of new plasma processes for the Plasma group and external collaborators and finally he is in charge of the plasma lab and the service and modification of the plasma DRIE systems in the lab.


Zeniou, A., Smyrnakis, A., Constantoudis, V., Awsiuk, K. and Gogolides, E., One-step control of hierarchy and functionality of polymeric surfaces in a new plasma nanotechnology reactor Nanotechnology, Volume 32, Article Number: 235305, 2021 [doi]

Dimitrakellis, P., Giannoglou, M., Zeniou, A., Gogolides, E. and Katsaros, G., Food container employing a cold atmospheric plasma source for prolonged preservation of plant and animal origin food products MethodsX, Volume 8, Article Number: 101177, 2021 [doi]

Smyrnakis, A., Zeniou, A., Awsiuk, K., Constantoudis, V. and Gogolides, E., A non-lithographic plasma nanoassembly technology for polymeric nanodot and silicon nanopillar fabrication Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, Volume 13, Pages: 475-484, 2019 [doi]

Tountas, M., Georgiadou, D.G., Zeniou, A., Seintis, K., Soultati, A., Polydorou, E., Gardelis, S., Douvas, A.M., Speliotis, T., Tsikritzis, D., Kennou, S., Fakis, M., Gogolides, E., Tsoukalas, D., Argitis, P. and Vasilopoulou, M., Plasma induced degradation and surface electronic structure modification of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) films Polymer Degradation and Stability, Volume 149, Pages: 162-172, 2018 [doi]

Dimitrakellis, P., Gogolides, E., Zeniou, A., Awsiuk, K., Rysz, J. and Marzec, M.M., Transition between stable hydrophilization and fast etching/hydrophilization of poly(methyl)methacrylate polymer using a novel atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge source Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films, Volume 35, Article Number: 041303, 2017 [doi]

Zeniou, A., Puač, N., Škoro, N., Selaković, N., Dimitrakellis, P., Gogolides, E. and Petrović, Z.L., Electrical and optical characterization of an atmospheric pressure, uniform, large-area processing, dielectric barrier discharge Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 50, Article Number: 135204, 2017 [doi]

Stratakos, Y., Zeniou, A. and Gogolides, E., Comparison of Helical and Helicon Antennas as Sources of Plasma Excitation Using a Full Wave 3D Electromagnetic Analysis in Vacuum Plasma Processes and Polymers, Volume 14, Article Number: 1600107, 2017 [doi]

Soultati, A., Kostis, I., Papadimitropoulos, G., Zeniou, A., Gogolides, E., Alexandropoulos, D., Vainos, N., Davazoglou, D., Speliotis, T., Stathopoulos, N.A., Argitis, P. and Vasilopoulou, M., Microwave exposure as a fast and cost-effective alternative of oxygen plasma treatment of indium-tin oxide electrode for application in organic solar cells Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 50, Article Number: 505105, 2017 [doi]

Stratakos, Y., Zeniou, A. and Gogolides, E., Electromagnetic simulation of helicon plasma antennas for their electrostatic shield design Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films, Volume 34, Article Number: 031307, 2016 [doi]

Polydorou, E., Zeniou, A., Tsikritzis, D., Soultati, A., Sakellis, I., Gardelis, S., Papadopoulos, T.A., Briscoe, J., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Gogolides, E., Argitis, P., Davazoglou, D. and Vasilopoulou, M., Surface passivation effect by fluorine plasma treatment on ZnO for efficiency and lifetime improvement of inverted polymer solar cells Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Volume 4, Pages: 11844-11858, 2016 [doi]

Dimitrakellis, P., Zeniou, A., Stratakos, Y. and Gogolides, E., Radio frequency atmospheric plasma source on a printed circuit board for large area, uniform processing of polymeric materials Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Volume 25, Article Number: 025015, 2016 [doi]

Makarona, E., Skoulikidou, M.C., Kyrasta, Th., Smyrnakis, A., Zeniou, A., Gogolides, E. and Tsamis, C., Controllable fabrication of bioinspired three-dimensional ZnO/Si nanoarchitectures Materials Letters, Volume 142, Pages: 211-216, 2015 [doi]

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