Biography EDUCATION  (1970) BSc. School of Physics and Mathematics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. (1980) MSc. Physics Department, Victoria University of Manchester, UK (Polymer Dynamics in the Glass - Rubber Region Using Photon             Correlation Spectroscopy). (1983) PhD. Physics Department, Victoria University of Manchester UK. (Low Frequency Raman Scattering from Amorphous Polymers). LANGUAGES Greek, fluent English, fluent German, moderate French, moderate AFFILIATIONS Solid State and Material Science Physics, Greece. (Past) Society of Physics, Greece (Past) Institute of Physics, UK (Past) Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Germany (Past) Parapsychological Association (Present) PUBLICATIONS (selection) MATERIAL SCIENCE The study of structure and physical properties of materials, such as amorphous and crystalline polymers and their solutions, composites of polymers with solgels and semiconductors, by Laser Raman Spectroscopy and Differential Scanning Calorimetry. (1974) Etude des Dimensions Moleculaires des Polymers Dissous dans des Melanges Binaires de Solvants Polaires et non Polaires I. Polyvinyl-2-Pyridine F.Vira, K.Viras, F.Aroni et A.Dondos. Europ.Polym.J., 10, 891-896. (1984) Low Frequency Excitation in Amorphous Acrylic Polymers. F.Viras and T.A.King, Polymer, 25, 899-905. (1984) Low Frequency Excitations in Amorphous Polycarbonate Studied by Raman Spectroscopy. F.Viras and T.A.King, Polymer, 25, 1411-1414. (1985) Low Frequency Excitations in Amorphous Poly(Vinylacetate) F.Viras, K.G.Viras and T.A.King, J.Pol. Sci.Polym. Phys., 23, 609- 614. (1987) Morphology of Poly(oxyethylene) Methyl-n-Alkyl Ethers as determined by  Small-Angle X-Ray and Raman Scattering. K.Viras, F.Viras, C.Campbell, T.A.King and C.Booth. J.Chem.Soc. Faraday Trans.2, 83, 917-925. (1987) Application of the Perturbed-Elastic Rod Model to the Longitudinal Acoustical Modes of Poly(oxyethylene)s and their n- Hexadecyl Ethers. F.Viras, K.Viras, C.Campbell, T.A.King and C.Booth. J.Chem.Soc. Faraday Trans.2, 83, 927-932. (1988) Crystalline Morphology of Block Copoly(oxypropylene / oxyethylene / oxypropylene) by Small-Angle X-Ray and Raman Scattering. F.Viras, Yun-Zhu Luo, K.Viras, R.H.Mobbs, T.A.King, C.Booth. Macromol.Chem. 189, 459-469. (1988) Preferential Solvation in Polymer Cosolvent Systems: Polystyrene +Cyclohexane + Ethanol and Poly(vinyl-2-pyridine) + Nitromethane + Carbon Tetrachloride. F.Viras, K.Viras, J.Polym.Sci. Polym. Phys. 26, 2525-2533. (1988) The Preparation and Structure Characterization for PxE39Px Copolyether Series of Propylene Oxide-Ethylene Oxide- Propylene Oxide. Luo Yunzhu, Fotini Viras, R.H.Mobbs, C.Booth Shenzhen University J. 2, 7. (1989) Polymer cosolvent System:Poly(vinyl-2-pyridine)Toluene / Ethyl Acetate M.Palaiologou, F.Viras and K.Viras. Eur. Polym..J. 24, 1191-1193. (1989) Low-Frequency Raman Spectra of Even α,ω-Disubstituted n-Alkanes K.Viras, F.Viras, C.Campbell, T.A.King and C.Booth. J.Phys.Chem., 93, 3479-3483. (1989) A Study of the Structural Changes in Cd-Ge-Sb-As Glass During Transition to the Crystalline State Induced by Thermal Treatment. D.Meimaris, F.Viras, P.Bekris. phys.stat.sol.(a), 115 , 483-490. (1990) On the Universality of Low Frequency Raman Scattering from Amorphous Solids' F.Viras and T.A.King. J.Non-Cryst. Solids, 119, 65-74. (1991) Solution Properties of Polystyrene in Toluene-Ethyl Acetate Mixture. Ioanna Molinou, Maria Palaiologou, Fotini Viras and Kyriakos Viras. Eur. Polym.J. 27, 277 - 279. (1991) Low-Frequency Raman Spectra of Odd α,ω -Disubstituted n-Alkanes Fotini Viras, Kyriakos Viras, Carl Campbell, Terence A.King and Colin Booth. J.Polym Sci Physics, 29, 1467-1471, (1994) Characteristics of composites based on PMMA modified gel silica glasses X.Li, T.A. King, F. Pallikari-Viras J.Non-Cryst. Solids, 170, 243-249. (1996) Thermal Analysis of PMMA/ Gel Silica Glass Composites. Pallikari-Viras, X. Li and T. A. King. J. Sol-Gel Sci. & Tech., 7, 203- 209.  (1996) Dielectric and thermal characterization of electroactive sol gel/polymer composites. I.M. Kalogeras, F. Pallikari-Viras, A. Vassilikou-Dova, In proceeding of: Electrets, 1996. (ISE 9), 9th International Symposium, pages: 499 - 504, Print ISBN: 0-7803- 2695-4. (1999) Thermal Analysis of PMMA/SolGel Composites. Fotini Pallikari, 4Th. Mediterranean Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis. (2000) Raman Spectroscopy: a simple technique for estimating extent of polymerization in PMMA. Pallikari F., Chondrokoukis G., Rebelakis M., & Kotsalas, I.P. 8th Proc. POLYCHAR-8, World Forum on Polymer Characterization. (2001) Raman Spectroscopy: a simple technique for estimating extent of polymerization in PMMA. Pallikari F., Chondrokoukis G., Rebelakis M., & Kotsalas I.P. Material Research Innovations 4, 89-92. (2004) A study of aging in dental composites using IR and Raman spectroscopy (2004) A study of aging in dental composites using IR and Raman spectroscopy. Fotini Pallikari, Soultana Iosifidou, e-polymers 069[2004], & Polychar-12: Proc. World Forum on Advanced Materials. (2006) Effects of blending with fluorescing molecules on the dynamics of the β, α and α' relaxations observed in PMMA. Ioannis M. Kalogeras, Fotini Pallikari, Aglaia Vassilikou-Dova, Eugen R. Neagu. Applied Physics Letters, 89, 172905, ( & Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, (2007) Thermal analysis studies of doping effects on the conformational motions of polymer chains in solid solutions with lasing molecules. Ioannis M. Kalogeras, Fotini Pallikari, Aglaia Vassilikou-Dova, Eugen R. Neagu. Journal of Applied Physics 101, 094108 (9 pages) & Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology. · ft/vol_101/iss_9/094108_1.html (2009) The diverse effect of antiplasticizer in the molecular dynamics of an organic dye-doped polymer observed at different lengthscales", Ioannis M. Kalogeras, Fotini Pallikari, Aglaia Vassilikou-Dova, European Polymer Journal, 45 (5), 1377-1384 ·doi:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2009.01.008  (2009) Experiments with lasers - Properties of the laser beam. F. Pallikari. Textbook. Part of the fourth-year NKUA Physicists course in "Quantum Optics and Lasers" (taught: 2000 - 2012). MULTIFRACTAL ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX PROCESSES The fractal and multifractal characteristics of complex processes are studied through the Rescaled Range Analysis, Detrended Fluctuation Analysis, Average Wavelet Coefficient Analysis and Entropy in Natural Time Analysis. (1999) A Rescaled Range Analysis of Random Events, F. Pallikari, E. Boller, J. Scientific Exploration, 13(1), 25-40. (2001) A Study of the Fractal Character in Electronic Noise Processes, F. Pallikari, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 12, 1499-1507, doi:10.1016/S0960-0779(00)00167-3  (2002) A Random Walk in a Flat Universe, F. Pallikari. In R. L. Amoroso, G. Hunter, M. Kafatos and J-P Vigier (eds). Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the Planck Scale, 95-102. (2006) Markov Memory in Multifractal Natural Processes, N. Papasimakis, F. Pallikari, Fractal 2006. In Complexus Mundi. Emergent Patterns in Nature, Miroslav N. Novak (editor). World Scientific Publishing Co. 53-62.  (PowerPoint Presentation) (2006) Multifractal Character of Surface Latent Heat Flux. N. Papasimakis, G. Cervone, F. Pallikari,M. Kafatos. Physica A, 371 (2), 703- 718. (2008) Markovian Memory Embedded in Two-State Natural Processes, Fotini Pallikari, Nikitas Papasimakis, (2009) Breakdown of Long-Range Correlations in Heart Rate Fluctuations During Meditation. Papasimakis, N., & Pallikari, F. arXiv: Biological Physics. (2010) Nikitas Papasimakis, Fotini Pallikari, Correlated and uncorrelated heart rate fluctuations during relaxing visualization, EPL (Europhysics Letters), 90,  48003. FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTUM THEORY AND CONSCIOUSNESS      The effect of observation on the outcomes of a stochastic process is typically treated by quantum         theory. The fractal and other statistical characteristics of appropriately sampled electronic noise          under physophysical conditions, examines the role of consciousness in shaping physical reality. (1991) Biological Utilisation of Quantum Nonlocality. B D Josephson and F Pallikari-Viras. Foundations of Physics, 21, 197-207. (1995) Science Fiction or Fact? F. Pallikari-Viras. The Scientific and Medical Network Review, 58, 13-18 (1997) Further evidence for a statistical balancing in probabilistic systems influenced by the anomalous effect of conscious intention. F. Pallikari-Viras, J. Soc. Psych. Res. 62 114-137. (1998) On the Balancing Effect Hypothesis. In N. Zingrone (ed.) Research in Parapsychology 1993, Metuchen N. J. & London: Scarecrow, 101-102. (2003) Must the 'magic' of psychokinesis hinder precise scientific measurement? Fotini Pallikari, J. Consciousness Studies, 10 (6-7), 199- 219. (2004) On the false hypothesis of psi-mediated shift of statistical average in tests with random number generators. Proc. Parapsychological Association Convention, 157-171. (2006) Purported Evidence and Feasible Interpretations of Retrocausation. F. Pallikari: AIP Conference Proceedings FRONTIERS OF TIME: Retrocausation - Experiment and Theory, 863, pp. 316-328. (2009) Fotini Pallikari, “Angelos Tanagras, the Oslo International Parapsychology Congress and the telekinesis of Cleio", Journal of the Society for Psychical Research 73.4 (897), 193-206  (2012) Fotini Pallikari, On the question of wavefunction collapse in a double-slit diffraction experiment, arXiv:1210.0432 [quant-ph], (2015) Fotini Pallikari, Investigating the Nature of Intangible Brain-Machine Interaction, arXiv:1507.02219v1, ( & Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1(5), 499-508. ( (2016) Fotini Pallikari, The Balancing Effect in Brain-Machine Interaction, arXiv:1602.00808 [q-bio.NC], 14 pages, ( (2016) Fotini Pallikari, Restoring Misconceptions - The balancing Effect in Brain-Machine Interaction. (2016) Fotini Pallikari, Towards an Understanding of Psychokinetic Effects -The Balancing Effect in Brain - Machine Interaction.           Invited lecture at the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Parapsychologie und Grenzbereiche der Wissenschaften 28. Juni          2016. PowerPoint PresentationTranscript of the presentation,Question and Answers session. (2016) Fotini Pallikari, Angelos Tanagras - My Memoirs, The book of Dr. A.Tanagras (1875 - 1971) autobiography in Greek,              (Edited and annotated by Fotini Pallikari) is available at: The Preface of the                     book and the Contents of its four chapters are available also in English at the above address. (2017)  Fotini Pallikari, articles in English based on the ebook “Angelos Tanagras - My Memoirs” are regularly published              at: and also at:        (2017)  Fotini Pallikari, Angelos Tanagras-My Memoirs. A Collection of Short Stories (ISBN: 978-960-93-9605-9)               Reviewed by Tom Ruffles. (2017)  Fotini Pallikari, Athen, 1930: Die Vierte Internationale Tagung für Parapsychologie, Zeitschrift für Anomalistik,              Band 17 (2017), S. 321-333. (2019) Fotini Pallikari, The Theory of Psychobolia in the History of Greek Parapsychology, transcript of alk at the 43rd             tconference of the Society for Psychical Research, 20-22 September 2019, Leicester, UK. (2019) Fotini Pallikari, Wichtige Klarstellungen und Korrekturen zur Rezension des Buches von Fotini Pallikari,             Angelos Tanagras: My Memoirs – A Collection of Short Stories (2017). Zeitschrift für             Anomalistik 19 (2019), Nr. 1+2, S. 213–214 (DOI: 10.23793/zfa.2019.213). (2019) Fotini Pallikari, Angelos Tanagras. The Theory of Psychobolia and the Religion of Science, Paranormal Review             92, 12-13. (2020) Fotini Pallikari, Psychical Research in Greece. The 1935 European lectures of Angelos Tanagras.  Zeitschrift            für Anomalistik, Band 20 Nr. 3, S. 312-355. (2021) Fotini Pallikari, Angelos Tanagras. An experiment to test survival. Journal of Anomalistics, (JAnom)  Volume 21,            pp. 223–242.  (See article Neues aus dem Jenseits) LECTURES AND VIDEOS (2021) Fotini Pallikari, Understanding Psychokinesis, (YouTube lecture video), Colloquium by the Institut fürGrenzgebiete             der Psychologie und Psychohygiene, IGPP, Freiburg, November 2nd. (2022) Fotini Pallikari. Understanding Psychokinesis. The short version of the 2021 YouTube video of the IGPP lecture. (2022) Fotini Pallikari. The Double Slit Experiment and the Conscious Observer.