Dr. Moloud Kaviani


Departement für Chemie, Biochemie und Pharmazie

+41 31 684 56 25
Universität Bern
Departement für Chemie, Biochemie und Pharmazie
Freiestrasse 3
CH-3012 Bern

Education and research

Since 2019:
Postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Aschauer, University of Bern, Switzerland
2018 - 2019:
Postdoctoral researcher at University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
2015 - 2017:
Postdoctoral researcher at Tohoku University Advanced Institute for Material Research (AIMR), Japan
2011 - 2015:
PhD in physics at Bremen Center For Computational Material Sience (BCCMS), University of Bremen, Germany with Prof. Thomas Frauenheim and Prof. Peter Deák.


  1. Kaviani M., Di Valentin C., Rational design of nanosystems for simultaneous drug delivery and photodynamic therapy by quantum mechanical modeling, Nanoscale 11 (33), 15576-15588 (2019).
  2. Ronchi C., Datteo M., Kaviani M., Selli D., Di Valentin C., Unraveling Dynamical and Light Effects on Functionalized Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles for Bioconjugation, J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (15), 10130-10144 (2019).
  3. Strand J., Kaviani M., Gao D., El-Sayed A.-M., Afanas'ev V.V., Shluger A.L., Intrinsic charge trapping in amorphous oxide films: status and challenges, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30 233001 (2018).
  4. Strand J., Kaviani M., Afanas'ev V.V., Lisoni J.G., Shluger A.L., Intrinsic Electron Trapping in Amorphous Oxides, Nanotechnology, 29 125703 (2018).
  5. Strand J., Kaviani M., Shluger A.L., Defect creation in amorphous HfO2 facilitated by hole and electron injection, Microelectronic Engineering 178 279-283 (2017).
  6. Strand J., Dicks O., Kaviani M., Shluger A.L., Hole trapping in amorphous HfO2 and Al2O3 as a source of positive charging, Microelectronic Engineering 178 235-239 (2017).
  7. Kaviani M., Afanas’ev V.V., Shluger A.L., Interactions of hydrogen with amorphous hafnium oxide, Phys. Rev. B 95, 075117 (2017).
  8. Kaviani M., Strand J., Afanas’ev V.V., Shluger A.L., Deep electron and hole polarons and bipolarons in amorphous oxide, Phys. Rev. B, 94, 020103(R) (2016).
  9. Kaviani M., Deák P., Aradi B., Frauenheim Th., Chou J.-P., Gali Á, The proper surface termination for luminescent near-surface NV-centres in diamond, Nano Lett., 14, 4772-4777 (2014).
  10. Deák P., Aradi B., Kaviani M., Frauenheim Th., Gali Á., The formation of NV centers in diamond: A theoretical study based on calculated transitions and migration of nitrogen and vacancy related defects, Phys. Rev. B, 89, 075203 (2014).
  11. Kaviani M., Deák P., Aradi B., Köhler Th., Frauenheim Th., How small nanodiamonds can be? MD study of the stability against graphitization, Diamond and Related Materials, 33, 78-84 (2013).