dr.ir. J.M. Sturm (Marko)

Assistant Professor


Physics & Astronomy
Ion Scattering
Thin Films
Transition Metals
Engineering & Materials Science
Thin Films
Transition Metals


My research focuses on the application of surface analysis techniques to improve knowledge related to growth of thin films for XUV optics applications and potential lifetime issues of optical elements.


Valpreda, A. , Zameshin, A. , Sturm, J. M. , Yakshin, A., & Ackermann, M. (2022). Simulation of LEIS spectra: use of a Monte Carlo code to calculate reionization. Poster session presented at Physics@Veldhoven 2022, Veldhoven, Netherlands.
Stilhano Vilas Boas, C. R. (2021). Diffusion of oxygen in nanoscale-thin transition metal films. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036551533

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I am involved in following courses:

Optics practical of module 6 (BSc Applied Physics)

Surfaces and Thin Layers (MSc Applied Physics, materials track)

Nanolab practical (MSc Nanotechnology)

In our research group we usually have thesis assignments available for BSc and MSc students Applied Physics and MSc students Nanotechnology.

Affiliated Study Programmes



Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Carré (building no. 15), room C2019
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Carré  C2019
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands