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Machaba Letswalo 2019

Assistant Lecturer
Name: Machaba Letswalo
Location: John Orr Building 7162 Doornfontein Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 6012


About Mr. Machaba Letswalo

Qualifications: PhD, University of Johannesburg – Current
                          (Research study on the effect of anionic group and synthesis and luminescence properties of Zn-SO5-RE3+ doped with different lanthanides                                for biological images, solar cells and light emitting diode application.
                        : MSc in Nanoscience (Major inPhysics), University of Johannesburg –  2017
                          thesis: Effect of partially substitution of anionic on luminescence properties of CaMoO4:Eu3+ for application of solid-state lighting.
                        BSc (Honours) Physics, University of Limpopo – 2015
ExpertiseHandling of different measuring tools;
                : Handling and operation of different measuring instruments;
                : In-depth knowledge of Chemistry & Physics-safety regulations;
                : Characteristics of the most important basic circuit arrangement;
                : Knowledge of different materials science in Computational simulation;
                : Excellent knowledge of theory and concept of Physics and Chemistry;
                : Sample preparation using Solid-State reaction and Combustion method;
                : Setup, realisation and analysis of experiments in all fields of Chemistry & Physics;
                : Photoluminescence (PL), UV-VIS, SEM, TEM, XRD, TOF-SIM, Auger Electron spectroscopy, and XPS;
                : Handling of chemicals, mixing and separating methods, knowledge of the toxic substance’s regulations;
                Experienced lab technician with expertise in Titration, Steam Distillation, Vacuum Distillation, and Chromatography Methods;
Awards: Best presenter MSc student in Condensed Matter (SAIP 2017)