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Kechrakos Dimitris

Associate Professor
General Department of Sciences
School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE)
Heraklion Attikis, 141 21 Athens, GR 
Tel.: +30 210 2896-705 

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Homepage: http://users.aspete.gr/dkehrakos


  • 1985 : B.Sc. in Physics, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Athens, GR
  • 1989 : PhD in Theoretical Physics, Dept. of Theoretical Physics, Univ. of Oxford, UK

Research Interests

  • Magnetic Skyrmions: Statics, Dynamics and Electrical Detection (Monte Carlo, LLG Dynamics, Green function Methods)
  • Spin-dependent ballistic transport in magnetic nanostructures (Lattice Green Function methods)
  • Magnetic Hysteresis of nanostructured materials(Monte Carlo, LLG Dynamics).


  • Modern Physics (ASPETE, 2013 - )
  • Physics (1996-2015)

Selected Publications

  • D. Kechrakos, A. Patsopoulos and L. Tzannetou “Magnetic skyrmions in cylindrical ferromagnetic nanostructures with chiral interactions”, arXiv:1909.09474 (2019)
  • F. Nasirpouri, S.M. Peighambari-Sattari, C. Bran, E.M. Palmero, E. Berganza Eguiarte, M. Vazquez, A. Patsopoulos and D. Kechrakos, “Geometrically designed domain wall trap in tri-segmented Nickel nanowires for spintronics devices”, Scientific Reports 9, 9010 (2019)
  • A. Patsopoulos and D. Kechrakos, “Monte Carlo study of the exchange bias effect in Co/CoO core-shell nanowires”, Nanotechnology, 28, 285701 (2017)
  • P. Nieves, D. Kechrakos and O. Chubykalo-Fesenko, “Field-dependent energy barriers in Co/CoO ore-shell nanoparticles”, Phys. Rev. B 93, 064432 (2016)
  • V. Dimitriadis, D. Kechrakos, O. Chubykalo-Fesenko, V. Tsiantos, "Shape-dependent exchange bias effect in magnetic nanoparticles with core-shell morphology", Phys. Rev. B 92, 064420 (2015)
  • D. Kechrakos, N. Papanikolaou, K. N. Trohidou, and T. Dietl, “Monte Carlo simulations of ferromagnetism in p-CdMnTe quantum wells”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94(12) 127201 (2005)
  • D. Kechrakos and K. N. Trohidou, “Interplay of dipolar interactions and grain-size distribution in the giant magnetoresistance of granular metals”, Phys. Rev. B 62 3941-3951 (2000)