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CURRICULUM VITAE

1. Personal data

Name: Abdallah Hammoudeh M. Qteish
Date and place of birth: 24-3-1958 - Aqabet Jaber/Jordan
Nationality: Jordanian
Marital status: Married
Address for correspondence: Department of Physics,
Yarmouk University,
Irbid - Jordan
Tel. 962-2-271100/Ext. 2418 (office) 2460 (laboratory)
3285 (home)

Fax. 962-2-274725

E-mail: aqteish@yu.edu.jo

 

 

 

 

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2. Academic qualifications

 

Degree Rank rating Major specialization Institute Date of

Graduation

B.Sc Good General Physics Univ. Jordan June, 1980
M.Sc Excellent Sol. Stat. Phys. SISSA* Oct., 1985**
Ph.D Excellent Sol. Stat. Phys. SISSA Dec., 1987

 

The work of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses was done under the supervision of Prof. R. Resta at SISSA/Trieste-Italy. The title of the M.Sc. thesis is "Ab-initio study of the stability of SixGe1-x alloys", and that of the Ph.D is "Ab-initio study of Si-Ge alloys and ultra-thin superlattices".

 

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3. Employment History

 

 

 

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4. Academic References

Prof. R. Resta – Dipartimento di Fisica Teorica dell Universita di Trieste, Strada
Costiera 11, I-34014 Trieste, Italy

Prof. V. Hiene - TCM, Cavendish Lab., Madingley Road, Cambridge
CB3 0HE, UK.

Prof. K. Kunc, CNRS, Tour 13, 4 Pl. Jussieu, F-75230 Paris, France.

 

 

 

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6. Academic Honors:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7. Teaching:

Course

Level

Solid State Physics (671)

Graduate

Solid State Physics (471)

Under-Grad.

Mathematical Physics (301)

Under-Grad.

Mathematical Physics (401)

Under-Grad.

Quantum mechanics (351)

Under-Grad.

General Physics (101)

Under-Grad.

General Physics (102)

Under-Grad.

Practical Physics (322)

Under-Grad.

Practical Physics (105).

Under-Grad.

Practical Physics (106)

Under-Grad.

 

 

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8. Supervision of graduate students:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9. Publication List:

[1] Microscopic atomic structure and stability of Si-Ge solid solutions,
A. Qteish and R. Resta, Phys. Rev. B 37. 1308 (1988).

[2] Thermodynamic properties of Si-Ge alloys,
A. Qteish
and R. Resta, Phys. Rev. B 37, 6983 (1988).

[3] First-principle calculation of the Structural and thermodynamic properties of
GaAs xSb1-x alloys,
Qteish, N. Motta and A. Balzarotti, Proc. 19th Inter. Conf. on the physics of semiconductors, Warsaw, 1988, edited by W. Zawadzki (Institute of physics, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, 1988), Vol. 2, p. 865.

[4] Ab-initio calculation of the phase-diagram and microscopic structure of semiconductor
binary alloys,
A. Qteish
and R. Resta, J. de chimie physique 86, 889 (1989).

[5] Effect of relaxation of the second-nearest neighbors on the thermodynamic properties
of semiconducting alloys: Application to GaAsxSb1-x
A. Qteish
N. Motta and A. Balzarotti, Phys. Rev. B 39, 5987 (1989)

[6] Interplanar forces and phonon spectra of strained Si and and Ge: Ab initio
calculations and applications to Si/Ge superlattices,
A. Qteish and E. Molinari, Phys. Rev. B 42, 7090 (1990).

[7] Calculations of the electronic structure of highly strained GaAs/GaSb/GaAs
heterostructures,
A. Qteish
and R. J. Needs, Phys.Rev. B 42, 3044 (1990).

[8] Tailoring materials for quantum wells: Band offsets at (001)-oriented
GaAs/(AlAs)n(GaAs)m interfaces,
K. Karlsson, R. J. Needs, A. Qteish and R. W. Godby, J. Phys.: condens Matter 2,5265 (1990).

[9] Pseudopotential calculations of the valence-band offsets at ZnSe/Ge, ZnSe/GaAs and
GaAs/Ge interfaces: Effects of the Ga and Zn 3d electrons.
A. Qteish
and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 43, 4229 (1991).

[10] Combined effect of strain and confinement on the phonon spectra of IV/IV
superlattices: towards a quantitative description,
A Fasolino, E. Molinari and A. Qteish, in Condensed systems of low dimensionality,
Edited by J. L. Beeby et al.,(Plenum Press, New York, 1991) p. 495.

[11] Thermodynamic properties of InxGa1-xAs alloy from total energy calculations,
N. Motta, A. Shaukat, A. Qteish and A. Balzarotti, Proc. 20th Int. Conf. on the physics
of semiconductors, Thessaloniki, 1990, edited by E. M. Anastassakis and and J. D. Joannopoulos (World Scientific, 1990), Vol. 3, p. 2625.

[12] On the valence band offset controversy in HgTe/CdTe superlattices,
Qteish
and R. J. Needs, J. Phys.: Condens Matter 3, 617 (1991).

[13] Polarization, band lineups, and stability of SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish
, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 6534 (1992).

[14] Improved model-solid-theory calculations for valence-band offsets at semiconductor-semiconductor interfaces,
A. Qteish
and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 1317 (1992).

[15] Electronic-charge displacement around a stacking boundary in SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish
, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 6376 (1992).

[16] First-principles calculations of the electronic properties of silicon quantum wires,
A. J. Read, R. J. Needs, K. J. Nash, L. T. Canham, P. D. J. Calcott, and A. Qteish,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1232 (1992), and (b) Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 2050 (1993) (errata).

[17] Optimized and transferable nonlocal separable ab initio pseudopotentials,
J. S. Lin, A. Qteish, M. C. Payne and V. Heine, Phys. Rev. B 47, 4174 (1993).

[18] Valence-band-offset transitivity at HgTe/CdTe, HgTe/InSb and CdTe/InSb interfaces,
A. Qteish
and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 47, 3714 (1993).

[19] Structural and electronic properties of SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish
, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Physica B 185, 366 (1993).

[20] Ab-initio pseudopotential calculations of the valence band offset at HgTe/CdTe, HgTe/InSb and CdTe/InSb interfaces: transitivity and orientation dependence,
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Computational Materials Science 2, 395 (1994).

[21] Polarization, structural and electronic properties of SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish
, R. J. Needs and V. Heine, Computational Materials Science 2, 389 (1994).

[22] A first-principles study of the electronic properties of silicon quantum wires,
R. J. Needs, A. J. Read, K. J. Nash, S. Bhattarcharjee, A. Qteish, L. T. Canham
and P. D. J. Calcott, Physica A 207, 411 (1994).

[23] First-principles calculations of band-edge electronic states of silicon quantum wires,
J. Needs, S. Bhattacharjee, K. J. Nash, A. Qteish, A. J. Read, and L. T.
Canham, Phy. Rev. B 50, 14223 (1994)

[24] Ab-initio pseudopotential calculations of the band lineups at strained ZnS/ZnSe
interfaces: including the 3d electrons of Zn as valence states,
A. Qteish
, R. Said, N. Meskini, and A. Nazzal, Phys. Rev. B 52, 1830 (1995).

[25] Conjugate gradient methods for metallic systems and band structure calculations,
A. Qteish
, Phy. Rev. B 52, 14497 (1995)

[26] Transverse interplanar forces and phonon spectra of strained Si, Ge and Si/Ge superlattices
A. Ben Amar, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, Phys. Rev. B 53, 5372 (1996).

[27] First-principles pseudopotential study of the structural phase transformations of ZnS under high pressure,
Amjad Nazzal and A. Qteish, Phys. Rev. B 53, 8262 (1996).

[28] The band lineups at the highly strained ZnS/CdS and ZnSe/ZnTe interfaces: Effects of
the quadratic deformation potentials and the relaxation of the semicore d-electrons
R. Said, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, 8703 (1998).

[29] A first-principles pseudopotential study of the compressibility of e -FeSi,
Qteish
, N. Shawagfeh, Solid State Communications, in press.

[30] The instability of the cinnabar phase in ZnS under high pressure
Qteish
, M. Abu-Jafar and A. Nazzal, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, 5069 (1998).

[31] Computer experiments to study from a microscopic point of view the various properties of Solids,
Qteish
, Proc. of the IASTED international conference on computer systems and
applications, Irbid-Jordan. 30 March to 2 April, 1998 (ACTA press, Anaheim, 1998). P 243.

[32] Structural and electronic structure properties of B20, NaCl and CsCl phases of FeSi,
Qteish and N. Shawagfeh, In preparation for submission to Physica B.

[33] Ab-initio calculations of the transverse and longitudinal phonon spectra of Ge, a -Sn and a -Sn/Ge superlattices,
Ben Amar, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, Submitted to Phys. Rev. B.

[34] A simple method for constructing almost exact Kohn-Sham atomic potentials,
Al-Sharif, A. Qteish and R. Resta, In preparation for to Europhysics Letters.

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*Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste - Italy.

**In the period 1980-1982 I did the military service in the Jordanian Army, while in 1983 I
was a graduate student at the University of Jordan.

 

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