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Hanna Dabkowska

Research Scientist

ABB, 432
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada  L8S 4M1

Phone: 905 525 9140 ext. 27092
Fax: 905 522 2509

Curriculum Vitae

pdfHanna Dabkowska 2015 CV.pdf


pdfHanna Dabkowska 2015 Publications.pdf

Affiliations & Activities

  • Since August 2011 served as a Member of the Executive Committee, International Union of Crystallography, IUCr
  • 2005 - 2011 served as Chair of the Crystal Growth and Characterization Commission in International Union of Crystalography, IUCr
  • Member of American Assocation for Crystal Growth, AACG and American Crystalographic Assocation, ACA
  • Member of the Executive Committee of International Organization of Crystal Growth
  • 2000-2007 served as member of Canadian Co-Data Organisation
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Crystal Growth Research to the Transworld Research Network link
  • Keith Morris, Science/Math Teacher from Bishop Reding Secondary School, Milton visits Hanna's lab.  The attached video discusses the Single Crystal Synthessis and Characterization of Novell Magnetic Material.

Research Areas

  • growth of new single crystals of mixed inorganic oxides by the floating zone technique and by the high temperature Soution (flux) method.
  • investigation of crystal growth conditions and equilibrium in high temperature solutions
  • characterization of single crystals by different methods
  • preparation of ceramic materials with properties tailored to user demands

Crystal Photos

mixed crystals cropped

Optical Floating Zone



Crystalization from Water



Get a Crystal

   Our crystals are unique and it takes a lot of time, effort (and money) to grow them.

   If you are interested in measuring some properties of any of these crystals, please convince us

   that it is important that we give it to you.

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