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Nyepudzai Charsline Gatsi

Country of origin: Zimbabwe Currently in: South Africa, Johannesburg General field of specialization: Physics
PhD Fellowship
Academic Background

Degrees

2014 Undergraduate Physics
2019 Master Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Physics

1. Spectroscopic study of rare-earth ions doped into semiconductors using indirect (Ar ion laser) and direct (dye-laser) excitation. 2. Optimization and fabrication of low-cost efficient gas sensors that can operate at low temperatures

Research Keywords: 
Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Photoluminescence
Rare-earth ions
Semiconductors
Gas sensing

Publications resulting from Research: 


• N.C. Gatsi, M. Mujaji, D. Wamwangi, R.A. Jackson, Site-selective laser spectroscopy and defect configurations of the Nd3+-Li+ centres in ZnO powders, J. Alloys Compd. 817 (2020) 153306. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.153306. (Impact factor: 4.175).



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
Higher Education Study
Laboratory demonstrations and Tutoring - Physics courses

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. South Africa. 63rd South African Institute of Physics Conference
2018 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. South Africa Annual CoE-SM/AMSEN Student Presentation Workshop
2017 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. South Africa Annual CoE-SM/AMSEN Student Presentation Workshop

Presentation given

2018
Spectroscopy of trivalent neodymium ions (Nd3+) in zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films and powders
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. South Africa
Event: Annual CoE-SM/AMSEN Student Presentation Workshop
2018
Spectroscopy of trivalent neodymium ions (Nd3+) in zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films and powders
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. South Africa.
Event: 63rd South African Institute of Physics Conference
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jan 2018
AMSEN Bursary Award - 2018 for 1 year
Jan 2017
AMSEN- Bursary Award - 2017 for 1 year
Jan 2019
NRF- Grant Holder-Linked Bursary
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2020

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