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Gita REVALDE

 

Dr. Phys. Gita Revalde
Leading researcher

Scientific secretary of IAPS

 

Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy (IAPS),

(Light source technology and high-resolution spectroscopy laboratory)
University of Latvia

 

Location: 3rd floor, Skunu  Str. 4, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia

 

Phone: +371 7225907

Fax: +371-7225039
E-mail: gitar@latnet.lv

 

 

 

Born: October 9, 1965, Riga, Latvia

Citizenship: Latvian

Research fields :

Languages: Latvian (native), German (fluent), English (fluent), Russian (fluent), French

 

Education:

·         University of Latvia (UL) (Faculty of Physics and Mathematics: Discipline Physics), 1983-1988;

·         Honorary Diploma in Physics , June 1988;

·         Study for a doctor's degree at the University of Latvia (Discipline Physics, High-resolution spectroscopy), 1991-1993;

·         Study for a doctor's degree at the University of Mainz, Institute of Physics (Ion trap spectroscopy), 1993-1995;

·         Doctor degree in Physics, 1996.

Career history:

·          1984 -1988: Laboratory assistant at the Laboratory for Spectroscopy, University of Latvia,

·          1988- 1993: Research associate at the Institute of Atomic Physics and  Spectroscopy, University of Latvia,

·          1993 -2004: Researcher;

·           Since 2004: Leading researcher;

 

International research experience:

Honors and Awards

·         1992-1995 elected member of the Constitue Assembly of University of Latvia

·         2004  UL Rector award

·         since 2004 elected scientific secretary of IAPS

 

      Lecture courses:

      Lectures abroad:

 

Main Publications (last 6 years):

Total number of publications -  more than 60

Papers and proceedings:

·         G. Revalde, A. Skudra. Optimisation of mercury vapour pressure for the high-frequency electrodeless light sources, J. of Physics D: Applied Physics, V 31, p. 3343-3348 (1998).

·         G. Revalde, K. Enders, E. Stachowska, G. Marx, Ch. Zölch, J. Dembczynski, G. Werth. Measurements of Hyperfine Structure of Stable and Instable Eu+ in a Paul Trap, Las. Physics, V 8, No. 3, 1998, p.657-663

·          G. Revalde, A. Skudra, Estimation of the spectral line profiles in the high-frequency discharge, In: Spectral line shapes, V10, AIP conference proceedings 467, p.179-182 (1999).

·          A. Skudra, G. Revalde. Mathematical modelling of the spectral line profiles in the high-frequency discharge, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, V 61, No. 6, p. 717-728 (1999).

·          A. Skudra, G. Revalde, N. Denisova, Optimum of filling of rare gas and hydrogen HF-electrodeless light sources, In Proceedings HTMC-X, FSZ Jülich GmbH, p.305-308 (2000).

·          G. Revalde, A. Skudra, The HF-electrodeless light source cleaning method, In Proceedings HTMC-X, FSZ Jülich GmbH, p. 301-304 (2000).

·          S. Trapp, G. Marx, G. Tommaseo, A. Klaas, A. Drakoudis, G. Revalde, G. Szawiola, G. Werth, Hyperfine structure and g-factor measurements on Ba+ and Eu+ isotopes, Hyperfine interactions, V 127, 57-64 (2000).

·          G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, J. Spigulis and A. Skudra, High-frequency electrodeless light sources for application,In the book Smart Optical Inorganic Structures and Devices, SPIE Proceedings, Vilnius, Editors St. P. Aimontas, J. Gradauskas, V 4318,p.78-83 (2001).

·         I. Bersons, G. Revalde, A. Skudra, Spectral Line Shape Modeling in HF-Discharge, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on the Science technology of Light Sources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, p. 269-270 (2001).

·          J. Röpcke, G. Revalde, M. Osiac, K. Li, J. Meichsner, Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Studies of Hydrocarbons in RF Plasmas Containing Hexamethyldisiloxane, Plasma Chemistry & Plasma Processing, V.22, N1, p. 139 -159 (2002).

·          G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, A. Skudra, J. Jansons, Electrodeless HF- Lamps as UV and VUV Light Sources, SPIE Proceedings, V4747, Editors V.F. Tarasenko, G. V. Mayer, G. G. Petrash, Tomsk, p.369-374 (2002).

·          J. Skudra, G. Revalde, Z. Gavare, Mercury capillary electrodeless high-frequency discharge for HG analysers”, In proceedings of ESCAMPIG 16/ICRP 5, Grenoble, Editors: N. Sadeghi, H. Sugai, p.367-368 (2002).

·          A. Skudra, G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, A. Ganeyev, S. Sholupov, Advanced light sources for atomic absorption analysis, In SPIE Proceedings, V5123, “Advanced optical devices”, p.56-62, (2002).

·          G. Revalde, R. Umorhodjayev, I. Bersons, Spectral diagnostics of Hg high-frequency electrodeless discharges, Proceedings of ICPIG XXVI, July 15-20, Greifswald, Germany, Editors: J. Meichsner, D. Loffhagen, H.-E. Wagner, p. 89-90 (2003).

·          A.A.Ganeev, Z.Gavare, V.I.Khutorshikov, S.V.Khutorshikov, G.Revalde, A.Skudra G.M.Smirnova, N.R.Stankov, High-frequency electrodeless discharge lamps for atomic absorption, Spectrochemica Acta B, Vol. 58, Issue 5, p. 879-889 (2003).

·          G.Tommaseo, T.Pfeil, G.Revalde, G.Werth, P.Indelicato, J.P.Desclaux, The gj-factor in the ground statne of Ca+, Eur. Phys.J. D, V25, 113-121 (2003).

·          S. Trapp, G. Tommaseo, G. Revalde, E. Stachowska, G. Szawiola, G. Werth, Ion trap nuclearresonance on 151Eu+, Eur. Phys.J. D, V26, 237-244 (2003).

·          A.Skudra, G. Revalde, N.Denisova, N.Zorina, Study of electrodeless discharge lamp properties and plasma/wall interaction, Proceedings of XXVII International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, July 17 – 22, 2005, The Netherlands, Eindhoven, Nr. 16 – 389.

·         G.Revalde, S.Sholupov , A.Skudra, N.Zorina, Study of Hg resonance 185 nm line profile, Proceedings of XXVII International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, July 17 – 22, 2005, The Netherlands, Eindhoven, Nr. 08 – 192

·          N. Denisova , G.Revalde, A. Skudra, Tomographic investigation of high-frequency lectrodeless lamp in argon-mercury mixtures, Proceedings of XXVII International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, July 17 – 22, 2005, The Netherlands, Eindhoven, Nr. 16 - 394.

·         G.Revalde, N.Denisova, Z.Gavare, A.Skudra, Diagnostics of capillary mercury-argon high-frequency electrodeless discharge using line shapes, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 94, p. 311-324 (2005).

·         Денисова Н.В., Ревалде Г., Скудра А., Исследование зависимости излучательных свойств высокочастотных безэлектродных ламп в смеси Нg–Аr от давления паров ртути, Оптика и спектроскопия, в печати.

·          N.Denisova, G.Revalde, A.Skudra, Radial properties of the high-frequency electrodeless lamps in an argon-mercury mixtures, Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics 38,  3269-3274 (2005).

·          N.Denisova, G.Revalde, A.Skudra, G.Zissis, N.Zorina, High-frequency electrodeless lamps in argon-mercury mixtures, Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics 38, 3275-3284 (2005).


Conference abstracts:

·          G. Revalde, A. Skudra. Estimation of the spectral line profiles in the high-frequency discharge, 14th International Conference on Spectral Line Shapes, Pennsylvania, USA, p. 109 (1998).

·          G.Revalde, M. Osiac, K. Li, J. Röpcke and J. Meichsner, Tunable diode laser diagnostics studies of RF plasmas containing hexamethyldisiloxane, DPG E-Verhandlungen, Bonn, P16.13 (2000).

·          K. Li, M. Osiac, G. Revalde, J. Meichsner und J. Röpcke, Untersuchung niedermolekularer Stoffwandlungsprodukte einer RF-Entladung in Hexamethyldisiloxan (HMDSO) mittels Masenspektrometrie , DPG E-Verhandlungen, Bonn, P 16.14 (2000).

·          G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, J. Spigulis and A. Skudra, High-frequency electrodeless light sources for application, Abstracts of SPIE conference ADOM-2, p.92, Vilnius (2000)

·          G. Revalde, M. Osiac, K. Li, J. Roepcke, J. Meichsner, Tunable diode laser absorption studies of hydrocarbons in RF HMDSO plasmas, 32 nd EGAS, Vilnius, p. 309 (2000)

·          J Meichsner, K Li, J Röpcke, G. Revalde and M Osiac, Investigation of Low - Molecular Products Hexamethyldisiloxane (HMDSO) Conversion in RF-Discharge, In Abstracts of XVth ESCAMPIG, Lillafüred, Hungary, 434-435 (2000).

·          A. Skudra, G. Revalde, Optimum of filling of rare gas and hydrogen HF-electrodeless light sources, In Abstracts HTMC-X, FSZ Jülich GmbH, p.134 (2000)

·          G. Revalde, N. Denisova, A. Skudra, The HF-electrodeless light source cleaning method, In Abstracts HTMC-X, FSZ Jülich GmbH, p.133 (2000).

·          G. Tommaseo, T. Pfeil, G. Revalde, G. Werth, Experimental determination of the ground state gJ-factor of Ca+, ECAMP VII, Berlin, A17.34 (2001).

·          A. Skudra, A. Ganeev, G. Revalde, Electrodesless HF-Lamps as UV and VUV Light Sources, In Abstracts of V AMPL, Tomsk, p. 90 (2001).

·          G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, A. Skudra, Spectral Properties of HF-Electrodeless Light Sources in VUV, In Abstracts of V AMPL, Tomsk, p, 96 (2001).

·          J. Röpcke, M. Osiac, G. Revalde, K. Li, and J. Meichsner, "Investigation of hydrocarbons in hexamethyldisiloxane plasmas of RF discharge", In Abstracts of 3rd International Conference "Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy ", 8-12 July, Zermatt, Schwitzerland (2001).

·          A. Skudra, G. Revalde, J. Silinsh, A. Ganeyev, S. Sholupov, Advanced light sources for atomic absorption analysis, In Abstracts of AOMD-3, Riga, p.53 (2002).

·          G. Tommaseo, T.Pfeil, G.Revalde, G.Werth, Measurement of the gj-Factor in the Ground State of Ca+ in a Penning trap, in Abstracts of Trapped charged particles and fundamental interactions, Wildbad Kreuth, Germany (2002).

·          S. Sholupov, G. Revalde, A. Skudra, “Mercury atomic absorption analyser” , Abstracts of International conference EcoBalt 2003, Riga, p.34-35 (2003).

·          E. V. Koryukina, G. Revalde, “Using of derivative Spectra for separation of overlapping profiles for atomic spectral lines, Abstracts of VI International conference Atomic and molecular pulsed lasers, Tomsk, p. 85 (2003).

·          G. Revalde, J. Skudra, A. Skudra, S. Sholupov, “Mercury capillary plasma sources for Hg atomic analyzer”, Abstracts European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, p. 151 (2003).

·         G.Revalde, Z.Gavare, A.Skudra, J.Roepcke, K.Li, Spectroscopic and mass spectrometrics diagnostics of molecular radio-frequency plasmas for thin film deposition, Proceedings of the First Latvian conference Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies, March 30 – 31, 2005, Riga, Latvia, pp. 23 – 29.

·          A.Skudra, J.Silinsh, G.Revalde, N.Zorina, M.Beryinsh, Nanoscale modification of glass surfaces in the light sources, Proceedings of the First Latvian conference Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, March 30-31, 2005, Riga, p.34.-39.

Oral presentations  in conferences (not published):

·          G.Rçvalde "Atomu un jonu lamatu pielietojumi", Latvijas Fizikas biedrîbas konferencç Liepenç 2001. gada jûlijâ.

·          G.Rçvalde "Atomu un jonu lamatu pielietojumi", Fizikas skolotâju asociâcijas konferencç Bulduros 2001. gada 12-13 oktobrî.

·          G. Revalde “High precision laser spectroscopy of Europium in ion traps”, Baltic Workshop on “Lasers, Lasers Spectrosopy and Medical; Applications, Rîga, 8.-10.04.1999.

·          G. Rçvalde, “Diagnostics using high-frequency electrodeless lamps”- COST Action  Nr. 529 colloquium, Toulouse, 4. - 5. 12.2003.

Popular

·         G.Rçvalde, I.Javaitis, “Optiskâs pincetes jeb kâ manipulçt ar gaismu”, Terra, 10.-11. lpp., jûnijs, 2003.

Other type of conferences:

·         E.Karule, G.Rçvalde, A.Tâle, I. Muzikante, “Latvian Women in Science” The IUPAP international conference on Women in Physics, Paris, France, 2002.

 

 Research Projects

·         INTAS-01-200; Small scale mobile devices for water and air pollution detection insitu based on novel high-intensity electrodeless discharge lamps and a new high-selective atomic absorption technique (HFWATER); 2001-2005 (Co-ordinator in Latvia)

·         Effective lighting for the 21st century, EC COST action G529 26.04.2001. - 01.06.2006 (Co-ordinator in Latvia)

·         TOP 01-64: 2001 - 2006  (Grant holder)

·         Latvian Council of Science Grant No 05.1866 (participant)

 

International Cooperation

·         Ion-trap spectroscopy: detection of hyper-fine structure anomalies. Scientific collaboration with Institute of Physics, University of Mainz, Long-term

·         Theoretical calculations in low-temperature plasmas, Scientific collaboration with CPAT, University of Toulouse, France; long-term