absp   Name: Alexandra B. Santos-Putungan
Rank: Assistant Professor 
Highest Degree: Master of Science
Specialization: Materials Science 
Research Cluster: Materials Physics and Engineering
Research Interests: fabrication and characterization of zinc oxide structures, greenhouse gas adsorption of atomic clusters 
Email Address: sandybsantos@yahoodotcom
 

Brief Introduction of Research/Activities:

I am interested in fabricating Zinc oxide structures, and look into their electronic and optical properties.  Also, i am doing research regarding adsorption of greenhouse gases on atomic clusters. Calculations of their electronic structures are done using DFT calculations.

Publications

  • M.J.F Empizo, A.B. Santos-Putungan, K. Yamanoi, H.T. Salazar, Jr, E.P. Anguluan, K. Mori, R. Arita, Y. Minami, T. Shimizu, E.S. Estacio, A.S. Somntac, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, T. Fukuda, N. Sarukura, “Structural and optical characterization and scintillator application of hydrothermal-grown ZnO microrods”, Optical Materials 65 (2017) 82-87
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan and R.V. Sarmago, “Hydrothermally grown ZnO micro/nanorods: Fabrication and growth mechanism study”, UPLB Journal. (accepted)
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, M.J.F. Empizo, K. Yamanoi, R.M. Vargas, R. Arita, Y. Minami, T. Shimizu, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, N. Sarukura, “Intense and fast UV emitting ZnO microrods fabricated by low temperature aqueous chemical growth method,” J. Luminescence 169 (2016) 216-219
  • M.J.F. Empizo, K. Yamanoi, A.B. Santos-Putungan, R. Arita, Y. Minami, M.V. Luong, T. Shimizu, E.S. Estacio, A.S. Somintac, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, N. Sarukura, “Blue-shifted and picosecond amplified UV emission from aqueous chemical grown ZnO microrods”, Optical Materials 48 (2015) 179-184
  • M.J.F. Empizo, K. Yamanoi, K. Fukuda, R. Arita, Y. Minami, T. Shimizu, N. Sarukura, T. Fukuda, A.B. Santos-Putungan, R.M. Vargas, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, “Photoluminescence investigations of bulk and microstructured ZnO crystals for scintillator applications,” J. of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 98-101 (2015).
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, L.M. Bambao, R.V. Sarmago, “Electrical properties of an individual ZnO micro/nanorod”, International Journal of Philippine Science and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2015).
  • AB Santos-Putungan, BG Singidas and RV Sarmago, “Manipulation of low temperature grown ZnO rigid structures via Atomic Force Microscope”, HCTL Open International Journal of Technology Innovations and Research, Volume 11, September 2014.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, Natasa Stojic, Nadia Bingelli, “Strong adsorption of CO at Edge Sites of Planar-type B13 Clusters ”, 9th Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 8-11 August 2017.
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, Natasa Stojic, Nadia Bingelli, “Investigation of Neutral B13 Cluster: A Density Functional Theory Study”, 34th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Conference, University of the Philippines Visayas, Iloilo City, Philippines, 18-21 August 2016
  • M.J.F. Empizo, A.B. Santos-Putungan, K. Yamanoi, H.T. Salazar, Jr.,K. Mori, R. Arita, Y. Minami, T. Shimizu, E.S. Estacio, A.S. Somintac, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, and N. Sarukura, “Structural and optical characterization and scintillator application of hydrothermal-grown ZnO microrods”, 7th International Symposium on Optical Materials, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, 29 Feb – 4 March 2016
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan and F.N.C. Paraan, “Structural and Magnetic Properties ofZn0.5Co0.5O Alloy Configurations via DFT”, 8th Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 16-18 June 2015.
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, J.G. Dizon, D.B. Putungan and F.N.C. Paraan, “Enhanced Ferromagnetism in Zn0.5(Co)0.5O alloy: First-principles calculations”, 33rd Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress by the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas, University of Northern Philippines, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 3-6 June 2015.
  • K. Yamanoi, M.J.F. Empizo, T. Shimizu, N. Sarukura, T. Norimatsu, A.B. Santos-Putungan, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, “Uniform and well-faceted ZnO microrods with picosecond UV emission as candidate scintillator and laser materials,” in the 32nd Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress by the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas held at National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines on 17 to 20 October 2014.
  • A.B. Santos-Putungan, R.M. Vargas, A.A. Salvador, R.V. Sarmago, M.J.F. Empizo, K. Yamanoi, T. Shimizu, N. Sarukura, “Low temperature aqueous chemical growth of UV emitting ZnO microrods,” in the 32nd Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress by the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas held at National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines on 17 to 20 October 2014.
  • AB Santos-Putungan, LM Bambao and RV Sarmago, “Electrical Properties of an Individual ZnO micro/nanorod”, 2013 International Conference in Applied Physics and Materials Science, Ateneo de Davao, Dvao City, Philippines, October 24-26, 2013.
  • A. B. Santos, R. M. Vargas, R. V. Sarmago, K. Yamanoi, M. Cadatal-Raduban, T. Shimuzu, N. Sarukura, “Comparison of annealing temperature on the luminescent spectra of ZnO rods”, 30th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, DLSU, Dasmariñas, Cavite, October 22 to 24, 2012.
  • B. G. Singidas, A. B. Santos, R. V. Sarmago, “Adhesion force measurement on ZnO microrods on silicon surface during atomic force microscope probe manipulation,” 29th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Quezon City Philippines, October 24-26, 2011.
  • A. B. Santos, B. G. Singidas, R. V. Sarmago, “Growth and manipulation of low temperature grown zinc oxide,” International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) 2011, SUNTEC, Singapore, June 26 - July 01, 2011.
  • A. B. Santos, B. G. Singidas, R. V. Sarmago, “Micromanipulation and growth of ZnO structures,” 5th International Conference on Humanoid, Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Communication and Control, Environment, and Management (HNICEM) 2011, Manila, Philippines, March 10-13, 2011.
  • Santos, A.B., Singidas, B.G. and Sarmago,R.V., “Micromanipulation of ZnO microrods using an Atomic Force Microscope.” In the Book of Abstracts: Proceedings of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress,Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines 25-27 October 2010.
  • Putungan,D.B., Ramos.H.J., Santos,A.B. and Albao,M.A., “Analysis of In situ and In vivo Surface Morphology of Ga 1D Nanowires on Si(100): A Kinetic Monte Carlo Study.” In the Book of Abstracts: Proceedings of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines 25-27 October 2010.
  • N. C. C. Cantre, A. B. Santos, R. V. Sarmago, “Zinc Oxide Film Grown using Successive Chemical Solution Deposition (SCSD) Technique,” 27th National Physics Congress, Tagaytay City, Philippines, October 28-30, 2009.
  • Putungan,D.B. and Santos,A.B., “Virus Spread Simulation in a Close Community via Susceptible- Infectious-Recovered (SIR) Model: Insights on the Influenza A (H1N1) Virus.” 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Tagaytay City, Philippines, October 28-30, 2009.
  • Putungan, D.B., Santos,A.B. and Natividad,D.K.C., “Quantitative Measurement of Discolorations on Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)Leaves through Digital Image Processing”, 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Tagaytay City, Philippines, October 28-30, 2009.
  • ALinea,A.L., Putungan.D.B., and Santos,A.B., “Minimum Distance Decision Approach to Competitive Escape Dynamics,”26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Baguio City, Philippines, October 22-24, 2008.
  • Putungan, D.B. and Santos, A.B., “Perceived Self-Efficacy in Physics of Lower and Upper Classification Tertiary General Physics Students,” 25th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines October 2007. 

 

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