Miloš Momčilović

Head of department, Senior Research Associate

Research interest: Spectrochemistry, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Physical chemistry of plasma, Laser surface modification, Laser synthesis of nanoparticles, Photocatalysis.


BSc in Physical Chemistry (2005), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, BSc thesis title: “Application of CCD detectors in atomic spectrochemistry”.

PhD in Physical Chemistry (2014). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Interaction of impulse TEA CO2 laser radiation with copper target: spectroscopy of plasma and morphological effects”.


2006 – present, Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

2020 – present, Head of Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

Active projects:

Program topic: Development of laser methods for pollution detection and environmental monitoring (2021- present); project leader.

Program topic: Interaction of laser radiation with materials: basic research and application in nanotechnologies (2021- present); participant.

Bilateral project with Belorussia. Cooperation between Institute of Physics “B.I. Stepanov”, NAN Belarus, Minsk, Belorussia, and Institute of Nuclear Sciences VinčA, Belgrade, Serbia. Title fo project: “Synthesis of advanced nanoparticles by plasma techniques for the development of new electrochemical sensors”(2022-2024), Project leader of Serbian side.

Transfer technology program funding by The Innovation Fund of The Republic of Serbia: “Application of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles for Skin and Oral Treatment” (2022-2023), participant.

Proof of concept program funding by The Fund of Science of The Republic of Serbia: „Functional nanocomposite for skin treatment (2024 -2025), participant

List of five selected publications:

  1. M. Tošić, V. Rajić, D. Pjević, S. Stojadinović, N. Krstulović, S. Dimitrijević Branković, M. Momčilović, Synergy of Nd:YAG Picosecond Pulsed Laser Irradiation and Electrochemical Anodization in the Formation of TiO2 Nanostructures for the Photocatalytic Degradation of Pesticide Carbofuran, Photonics, 11(3):284, 
  2. M. Momčilović, J. Petrović, J. Ciganović, I. Cvijović-Alagić, F. Koldžić , S. Živković, Laser-Induced Plasma as a Method for the Metallic Materials Hardness Estimation: An Alternative Approach, Plasma Chem Plasma P. 700 (2020) 499-510,
  3. M. Momčilović, S. Živković, J. Petrović, I. Cvijović-Alagić, J. Ciganović, An original LIBS system based on TEA CO2 laser as a tool for determination of glass surface hardness, Appl Phys B-Lasers. 80 (2019) 222,
  4. S. Živković, J. Savović, M. Kuzmanović, J. Petrović, M. Momčilović, Alternative analytical method for direct determination of Mn and Ba in peppermint tea based on laser induced breakdown spectroscopy, Microchemical Journal 137 (2018) 410,
  5. M. Momčilović, M. Kuzmanović, D. Ranković, J. Ciganović, M. Stoiljković, J. Savović, M. Trtica, Optical Emission Studies of Copper Plasma Induced Using Infrared Transversely Excited Atmospheric (IR TEA) Carbon Dioxide Laser Pulses, Appl. Spectrosc. 69 (2015) 419-429.,