Kominis Iannis

Assistant Professor


+30 2810-394223


+30 2810-394301


221 Physics Bldg.


Iannis Kominis received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens in 1996 and his Ph.D. at the Physics Department of Princeton University (USA) in 2000. His thesis concerned scattering of high energy polarized electrons off polarized 3He nuclei.


He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University (2001-2002) and at the Nuclear Science Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2002-2003). In 2004 he joined the Department of Physics as a Lecturer and he was promoted to an Assistant Professor in 2009.


Optical pumping and spin-polarized alkali atoms and noble gases, sensitive atomic magnetometers, laser cooling and trapping, precision quantum measurements, quantum effects in biological systems, spin chemistry.

University of Crete - Department of Physics - P.O Box 2208 - GR-71003 Heraklion, Greece
phone: +30 2810 394300 - fax: +30 2810 394301