People: Members

Prof. Dr. Burak Atakan

Prof. Dr. Burak Atakan
Faculty of Engineering

Office: MB 463
Phone: +49 203 379-3355
Email: burak.atakan@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/td/home.php

Chemical Vapor Deposition

  • CVD of different materials (Al2O3, SiC, FeO, etc.)
  • Process optimization
  • Process diagnostics: mass spectrometry, laser diagnostics
  • Precursor stability and precursor thermodynamics
  • Combustion mechanisms

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Prof. Dr. Gerd Bacher

Prof. Dr. Gerd Bacher
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 109
Phone: +49 203 379-3406
Email: gerd.bacher@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/wet/index_en.shtml

Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

  • Functionality of nanoscale materials and devices for micro-/optoelectronics
  • Hybrid materials for spintronics – nanofabrication and analysis
  • Quantum-dot based optoelectronics and quantum information technology

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Barcikowski

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Barcikowski (Scientific Director)
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S01 C29
Phone: +49 201 183-3150
Email: stephan.barcikowski@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/barcikowski/

Laser-Generated Functional Nanoparticles and Materials

  • Bioactive nanocomposites and bioconjugation of gold nanoparticles
  • Nanoparticle polymer composites
  • Dispersion and fragmentation of aggregates
  • Synthesis of heterogeneous catalysts – supported particles

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Bathen

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Bathen
Faculty of Engineering

Office: MD 136
Phone: +49 203 379-1645
Email: dieter.bathen@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/verfahrenstechnik/profile.shtml

Nanoporous Materials & their Industrial Application

  • Adsorption in gas & liquid phase
  • Environmental technology
  • Energy technology

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Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens

Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S03 C49
Phone: +49 201 183-3684
Email: malte.behrens@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/chemie/ak_behrens/index_en.php

Nanostructured Catalysts

  • Nanoparticles on porous supports
  • Catalytic CO2 conversion
  • Materials for water oxidation

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Prof. Dr. Uwe Bovensiepen

Prof. Dr. Uwe Bovensiepen
Faculty of Physics

Office: MG 154
Phone: +49 203 379-4566
Email: uwe.bovensiepen@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/agbovensiepen/

Ultrafast Dynamics of Solids and their Interfaces

  • Non-equilibrium states of correlated materials
  • Electron relaxation in low dimensional structures
  • Magnetism on ultrafast time scales

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Prof. Dr. Volker Buck

Prof. Dr. Volker Buck
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 387
Phone: +49 203 379-2181
Email: volker.buck@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ag-buck/home_buck.php

Functional Coatings

  • Tribological coatings
  • Biocompatible coatings
  • Barrier coatings

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Prof. Dr. Elke Dopp

Prof. Dr. Elke Dopp
Covestro Deutschland AG

Phone: +49 214 6009-4306
Email: elke.dopp@covestro.com
www.covestro.com

Toxicity of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials

  • Cellular toxicity
  • Genotoxicity in mammalian cells
  • Extra- and intracellular radical formation

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier

Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier
Faculty of Engineering

Office: Netz 0.12
Phone: +49 203 379-8072
Email: thomas.dreier@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/rf/home_chair_ivg.php

Laser-based gas phase and aerosol diagnostics

  • Laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) of tracer species
  • Laser diagnostics in nanoparticle pilot plants
  • Laser-induced incandenscence (LII) of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles
  • Chemiluminescence in flames and plasmas

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Prof. Dr. Peter Entel

Prof. Dr. Peter Entel
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 323
Phone: +49 203 379-3330
Email: peter.entel@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/thp/index_en.shtml

Many-Particle Physics and First-Principles Methods

  • Large-scale molecular dynamics and ab initio simulations
  • Correlated electron systems
  • Electric transport in heterostructures 

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Epple

Prof. Dr. Matthias Epple
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S02 C20/C24
Phone: +49 201 183-2413
Email: matthias.epple@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/chemie/ak_epple/en/index.php

Nanobiomedicine

  • Nanoparticles for medical application
  • Nanocomposites for heterogeneous catalysis
  • Nanocrystalline ceramics for biomedicine

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Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Daniel Erni

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Daniel Erni
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 342
Phone: +49 203 379-4212
Email: daniel.erni@uni-due.de
http://www.ate.uni-due.de/index_eng.htm

Computational Nanophotonics and Nanoelectromagnetics

  • Electromagnetic and optical metamaterials
  • Plasmonics and optical antennas
  • Nanophotonics and optical interconnects
  • Full-wave modelling and numerical structural optimization

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Prof. Dr. Michael Farle

Prof. Dr. Michael Farle
Faculty of Physics

Office: ME 347
Phone: +49 203 379-2075
Email: michael.farle@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/agfarle/index.php

Nanomagnetism

  • Magnetic, electronic and crystal structure of nanocrystals and ultrathin films
  • Fundamental interactions, spin dynamics and spin transport
  • Functionalization and hybrid nanomagnets

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Alfons Fischer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Alfons Fischer
Faculty of Engineering

Office: MB 161
Phone: +49 203 379-4373
Email: alfons.fischer@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/werkstofftechnik/index_en.shtml

Surface Nanolayers

  • Wear and friction of metallic materials
  • Nanotopography and structuring
  • Micro- and nanostructural analyses

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Fissan

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Fissan
Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e.V.
(IUTA)

Bliersheimer Str. 60, 47229 Duisburg
Phone: +49 2065 418-267
Email: heinz.fissan@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/nst/index_en.htm

Sustainable Nanotechnology – Nanoparticle Exposure

  • Development of measurement devices and exposure measurement strategies
  • Nanoparticle fate after release
  • Dosis determination for human beings and environment

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Dr. Martin Paul Geller

Dr. Martin Paul Geller (Board)
Faculty of Physics

Office: ME 226
Phone: +49 203 379-3309
Email: martin.geller@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/aglorke/

Optical and Transport Properties of Nanostructures

  • Transport measurements on low-dimensional quantum systems (quantum dots, two-dimensional electron gases)
  • Interaction between nanoobjects
  • Optical spectroscopy on nanoparticles/quantum dots
  • Nanopattering techniques (focused ion beam, electron beam lithography)

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michael Giese

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michael Giese
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S00 C21
Phone: +49 201 183-2087
Email: michael.giese@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/akschmuck/michome.php

Supramolecular Materials

  • Supramolecular Liquid Crystals
  • Photo-responsive Materials
  • Synthesis of photonic nanostructures
  • Photonic sensors

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Dr. Bilal Gökce

Dr. Bilal Gökce
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S01 C35
Phone: +49 201 183-3146
Email: bilal.goekce@uni-due.de
http://uni-due.de/goekce-group

Laser-Based Nanomaterials

  • Synthesis of magnetic, optically active, and alloy nanoparticles
  • Application of nanomaterials in optics, electronics, photocatalysis, and tribology
  • Physical fundamentals and upscaling of laser-based nanoparticle synthesis

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Prof. Dr. André H. Gröschel

Prof. Dr. André H. Gröschel
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: SA 211
Phone: +49 201 183-2927
Email: andre.groeschel@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/chemie/groeschel-lab/

Colloid and Polymer Science

  • Synthesis of functional polymers and complex polymer architectures
  • Self-assembly of block copolymer and nanoparticles
  • Hierarchical mesostructures
  • Organic supports and nanocomposites
  • Polymer processing

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PD Dr. Markus Ernst Gruner

PD Dr. Markus Ernst Gruner
Faculty of Physics

Office: ME 128
Phone: +49 203 379-2247
Email: markus.gruner@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/physik/pentcheva

Ab initio simulations of functional magnetic materials

  • Energy conversion materials: shape memory alloys and magnetocaloric effect
  • Competion of magnetic and elastic interactions: Lattice dynamics and martensitic microstructure on the nano-scale
  • Metallic nanoparticles: Structural stability, spin and orbital magentism

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Dr. Anna Grünebohm

Dr. Anna Grünebohm
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 322
Phone: +49 203 379 4271
Email: anna@thp.uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/thp/index_en.shtml

Ferroic multifunctional materials

  • Ab initio and ab initio based modeling
  • Ferroelectrics, ferromagnets, and multiferroics
  • Ferroic cooling

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Prof. Dr. Jochen S. Gutmann

Prof. Dr. Jochen S. Gutmann
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S05 R00 L86
Phone: +49 201 183-2566
Email: jochen.gutmann@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/chemie/ak_gutmann/index_en.shtml

Nanostructured Thin Films

  • Synthesis of functional polymer coatings
  • Microcantilever sensors
  • Grazing incidence scattering techniques

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Prof. Dr. Nils Hartmann

Prof. Dr. Nils Hartmann
Faculty of Chemistry / ICAN

Office: S05 T01 B23 / Netz U1.17
Phone: +49 201 183-3055  / 0203 379 -8033
Email: nils.hartmann@uni-due.de
http://www.nils-hartmann.com/Chemie/Welcome.html

Laser Processing of Nanomaterials

  • Nonlinear laser patterning of organic monolayers
  • Dynamic laser manipulation of responsive polymer films
  • Photothermal laser processing of nanoparticles films

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Prof. Dr. Eckart Hasselbrink

Prof. Dr. Eckart Hasselbrink
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S05 R02 H87
Phone: +49 201 183 3056/3057
Email: eckart.hasselbrink@uni-due.de
http://www.phchem.uni-duisburg-essen.de/

Surface Dynamics

  • Nanostructuring of surfaces for functionalization with organic monolayers
  • Gas-surface dynamics & surface photochemistry
  • Time-resolved dynamics of vibrations at surfaces

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Prof. Dr. Angelika Heinzel

Prof. Dr. Angelika Heinzel
The fuel cell research center ZBT GmbH

Carl-Benz-Straße 201, 47057 Duisburg
Phone: +49 203 7598-0
Email: a.heinzel@zbt-duisburg.de
http://www.uni-due.de/energietechnik/

Fuel Cell Technology

  • Membrane fuel cells, micro fuel cells
  • Hydrogen generation and storage
  • Electrochemistry and surfaces

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Prof. Dr. Michael Horn-von Hoegen

Prof. Dr. Michael Horn-von Hoegen (Board)
Faculty of Physics

Office: MF 263
Phone: +49 203 379-1438
Email: horn-von-hoegen@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/ag-hvh/

Morphology and Dynamics of Surfaces

  • Manipulation of semiconductor surface morphology
  • Epitaxial growth, surfactant mediated epitaxy
  • Selforganisation of nanostructures
  • Ultrafast electron and lattice dynamics in nanostructures

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PD Dr. rer. nat. Alfred Hucht

PD Dr. rer. nat. Alfred Hucht
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 322
Phone: +49 203 379-3486
Email: fred.hucht@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/thp/index_en.shtml

Fluctuation-induced interactions in and out of equilibrium

  • Critical behavior
  • Universal scaling functions
  • Colloids in binary liquids
  • Cluster Monte Carlo methods

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Jäger

Prof. Dr. Dieter Jäger
Faculty of Engineering

Office: LT 112
Phone: +49 203 379-4656
Email: dieter.jaeger@uni-due.de
http://www.oe.uni-due.de/start/index.asp?l=en

(Nano-)Photonic Components and Systems

  • Photovoltaics and solar cells
  • Fibre, wireless and optical communications
  • Microwaves and THz technology
  • Sensors and security
  • LEDs for illumination

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Prof. Dr. Tina Kasper

Prof. Dr. Tina Kasper
The Institute for combustion and gasdynamics

Office: MF 444 B
Phone: +49 203 379-1854
Email: tina.kasper@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/mrs/

Mass Spectrometry in Reacting Flows

  • Mass Spectrometry Diagnostics in Energy Transformation Processes
  • Combustion Chemistry of Prototypical Biofuels
  • Mass Spectrometry System for Diagnostic in Flames

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Kempf

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Kempf
The Institute for combustion and gasdynamics

NETZ, Office: 1.10
Phone: +49 203 379-8103
Email: andreas.kempf@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/fluiddynamik/en/index_en.php

Simulation of Reactive Flows

  • Nano-particle synthesis
  • Multi scale modelling
  • Chemical mechanisms
  • Turbulent combustion
  • Large eddy simulation

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirchartz

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirchartz
Faculty of Engineering

IEK5-Photovoltaik, Research Centre Jülich GmbH
Phone: +49 2461 61-96500
Email: t.kirchartz@fz-juelich.de
https://www.uni-due.de/nst/index_en.htm

Thin-Film Photovoltaics

  • Organic and hybrid photovoltaics
  • Electrical characterization and simulation of solar cells
  • Electroluminescence as characterization tool for solar cells

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Prof. Dr. Shirley Knauer

Prof. Dr. Shirley Knauer
Centre for Medical Biotechnology (ZMB)

Office: S05 V04 F17
Phone: +49 201 183-4987
Email: shirley.knauer@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/zmb/members/knauer/overview.shtml

Nanobiomedicine

  • Therapeutic application of nanoparticles
  • Intracellular transport of nanoparticles
  • Nanoparticle protein corona

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Prof. Dr. Jürgen König

Prof. Dr. Jürgen König
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 326
Phone: +49 203 379-3329
Fax: +49 203 379-3665
Email: koenig@thp.uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/thp/index_en.shtml

Condensed Matter Theory

  • Quantum transport in nanostructructures
  • Spintronics
  • Diagrammatic transport theory

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Prof. Dr. Peter Kratzer

Prof. Dr. Peter Kratzer
Faculty of Physics

Office: MG 371
Phone: +49 203 379-3313
Email: peter.kratzer@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/physik/kratzer/index_eng.php

First-Principles and Statistical Methods in Materials Physics

  • Ab initio theory of elementary excitations at surfaces
  • Atomic and electronic structure of thin magnetic films
  • Growth simulations of semiconductor quantum dots and quantum wires
  • Thermoelectric properties of self-assembled nanocrystals in a semiconductor matrix
  • Spincaloritronics in alloy heterostructures

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Einar Kruis

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Einar Kruis
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 211
Phone: +49 203 379-2899
Email: einar.kruis@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/nst/index_en.htm

Nanoparticles, Nanoaerosols and Nanoparticulate Layers

  • Gas-phase synthesis of nanoparticles, especially by means of electrical discharges
  • Technology for size-selection and deposition
  • Modeling of dynamic  behavior and transport of nanoaerosols, especially by means of Monte Carlo simulations
  • Functional thin films, e.g. gas sensors or nanoparticle-reinforced coatings

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Kuhlbusch

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kuhlbusch
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1 - 25, 44149 Dortmund
Phone: +49 231 9071 2586
Email: Kuhlbusch.Thomas@baua.bund.de
www.baua.de

Nanoparticles - Mobility, Exposure and Effects

  • Sustainable nanotechnology
  • Development of measurement techniques and devices
  • Modelling and measurements for exposure assessments
  • Mobility studies of nanoobjects for lifecycle and risk assessments

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Dr. rer. nat. Tilmar Kümmell

Dr. rer. nat. Tilmar Kümmell
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 112
Phone: +49 203 379-3403
Email: tilmar.kuemmell@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/wet/index_en.shtml

Optoelectronic Devices based on Nanostructures

  • Nanoparticle, nanowire and quantum dot light emitters
  • Control of single spins and charges in quantum structures
  • Top-down nanofabrication using electron beam lithography

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Prof. Dr. Axel Lorke

Prof. Dr. Axel Lorke
Faculty of Physics

Office: ME 245
Phone: +49 203 379-3265
Email: axel.lorke@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/aglorke/

Semiconductors and Nanostructures

  • Quantum dots, ballistic and quantum transport
  • Self-organized nanostructures
  • Optical-spectroscopy

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Doru C. Lupascu

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Doru C. Lupascu
Faculty of Engineering

Office: V15 S05 D06
Phone: +49 201 183-2737
Email: doru.lupascu@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/materials/index_eng.shtml

Functional Materials

  • Ferroelectric, piezoelectric, magnetoelctric materials and realxors for actuator and sensor applications (nano to macro)
  • Organic hybrid photovoltaic and photocatalysis
  • Mechanics of functional materials (nano to macro)
  • Nanothermoisolation

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Dr. Frank Marlow

Dr. Frank Marlow
Max Planck Institute for Coal Research

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Phone: +49 208 306-2255
Email: marlow@mpi-muelheim.mpg.de
http://www.kofo.mpg.de/en/research/heterogeneous-catalysis/nanostructures-and-optical-materials

Application of Systems for Optical Devices

  • Nanostructures and optical materials
  • Photonic crystals
  • Artificial opals and inverse opals
  • Photochemistry
  • Self-assembly

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Prof. Dr. Christian Mayer

Prof. Dr. Christian Mayer
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S05 R00 L81
Phone: +49 201 183-2570
Fax: +49 201 183-2567
Email: christian.mayer@uni-due.de
http://relaxation.chemie.uni-duisburg-essen.de/en/index.php

Nanoparticles and Nanocapsules based on Organic Matrices

  • Synthesis and analysis of polymer nanocapsules and vesicles
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), especially solid state NMR and pulsed field gradient NMR

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Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Mertin

Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Mertin
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 111
Phone: +49 203 379-3407
Email: wolfgang.mertin@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/wet/index_en.shtml

Electrical Nanoanalytics

  • Nanocharacterization of micro-/optoelectronic materials and devices
  • Kelvin probe force microscopy

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Prof. Dr. Frank-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf

Prof. Dr. Frank-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf
Faculty of Physics

Office: MF 266
Phone: +49 203 379-1465
Email: meyerzh@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/ag-hvh/

In-Situ Surface Microscopy

  • Low energy electron microscopy and time-resolved photoemission electron microscopy
  • Self-assembly of nanostructures
  • Plasmon dynamics
  • Organic thin films and devices

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Möller

Prof. Dr. Rolf Möller
Faculty of Physics

Office: MG 263
Phone: +49 203 379-4220
Email: rolf.moeller@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ag-moeller/index-eng.shtml

Interfaces on the Atomic Scale

  • Analysis of organic monolayers on metallic, semi conducting and insulating surfaces
  • Elementary processes of friction and energy dissipation
  • Electronic transport

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Dr. Jochen Niemeyer

Dr. Jochen Niemeyer
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S04 C25
Phone: +49 201 183-3148
Email: jochen.niemeyer@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/akschmuck/jochen_niemeyer_home.php

Functional supramolecular systems

  • Synthesis of interlocked molecules (catenanes, rotaxanes)
  • Formation of molecular capsules and helical structures by self-aggregation
  • Host/guest-chemistry and catalysis

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Prof. Dr. Hermann Nienhaus

Prof. Dr. Hermann Nienhaus
Faculty of Physics

Office: MG 265
Phone: +49 203 379-3154
Email: hermann.nienhaus@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/ag-nienhaus/

Reactions at Surfaces and Nanostructures

  • Chemically induced electronic excitations
  • Chemiluminescence
  • Vibrational, electronic and chemical properties of surfaces, interfaces and nanoparticles
  • Chemical sensing with electronic devices

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Prof. Dr. Rossitza Pentcheva

Prof. Dr. Rossitza Pentcheva
Faculty of Physics

Office: ME 123
Phone: +49 203 379-2238
Email: rossitza.pentcheva@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/physik/pentcheva/

Computational Material Physics

  • Nanoscaled Oxides for Electronics, Spintronics, and Energy Conversion
  • Boundary Surface Induced Electronic Phenomena
  • Topological Nontrivial Phases

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Dr. Werner Prost

Dr. Werner Prost
Faculty of Engineering

Office: LT 205
Phone: +49 203 379-4607
Email: werner.prost@uni-due.de
http://www.hlt.uni-duisburg.de/index.asp?Sprache=English

III/V Semiconductor Heterostructures

  • Nanowire photonics
  • Nanoelectronic Circuits
  • Tunneling diodes

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Dr. Barbara Saccà

Dr. Barbara Saccà
Faculty of Biology / ZMB

Office: S03 S02 A64
Phone: +49 201 183-3395
Email: barbara.sacca@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/zmb/members/sacca/overview.shtml

Bionanotechnology

  • Design and self-assembly of DNA nanostructures by structural DNA nanotechnology (multi-stranded and DNA origami methods).
  • Development of DNA-based nanocontainers for confined chemical reactions.
  • Development of switchable DNA-based nanodevices for spatio-temporal control of biochemical processes.

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Prof. Dr. Marika Schleberger

Prof. Dr. Marika Schleberger
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 365
Phone: +49 203 379-1600
Email: marika.schleberger@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/physik/schleberger/

Modification of Surfaces and Nanostructures

  • Nanoscaled modifications by energetic ions
  • Electronic conductivity of metallic nanostructures
  • Dynamic force microscopy
  • Graphs and 2D materials

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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schlücker

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schlücker
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S05 V01 E14
Phone: +49 201 183-6843
Email: sebastian.schluecker@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/schluecker-lab/

Nano Bio Photonics

  • Nano particle label reagents: design, synthesis and physical properties of SERS nano particles with defined geometries
  • Nano bio photonics: tissue based tumor diagnostics using immune SERS microscopy
  • Nano bio analytics: development of nano particle based assays for high sensitive detection of biological targeting molecule

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Prof. Dr. Roland Schmechel

Prof. Dr. Roland Schmechel (Board)
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BA 212
Phone: +49 203 379-3347
Email: roland.schmechel@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/nst/index_en.htm

Functional Nanoparticulate Layers and Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposites for Electronic Applications

  • Printable Electronics
  • Photovoltaic
  • Thermoelectric

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat Martina Schmid

Prof. Dr. rer. nat Martina Schmid
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 387
Phone: +49 203 379-2181
Email: martina.schmid@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ag-schmid/

Multi-optical concepts for solar energy

  • Chalcopyrite-based photovoltaics
  • Nano and micro structures for light guiding
  • Multi-physics simulations

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Schmidt

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Schmidt
Faculty of Engineering

Office: BC 204
Phone: +49 203 379-2780
Email: frank.schmidt@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/ivg/nano/

Aerosol Technology and Filtration

  • Particle and gas phase filtration
  • Functionalization of filter media and nanoporous materials
  • Transport and deposition of (nano)particles

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Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck

Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S04 C46
Phone: +49 201 183-3097
Email: carsten.schmuck@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/akschmuck/

Supramolecular Self-Assembly

  • Synthesis and characterization of self-assembling zwitterions
  • Formation of nanoparticles such as vesicles or monolayers in polar solvents and on surfaces
  • Supramolecular polymers based on ionpair formation and metal-ligand interactions

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Prof. Dr. Claus M. Schneider

Prof. Dr. Claus M. Schneider
Faculty of Physics

Phone: +49 2461 61-4428
Email: c.m.schneider@fz-juelich.de
https://www.uni-due.de/agschneider/index-en.shtml

Electronic Structure and Properties of Solids

  • Magnetism in reduced dimensions
  • Spintronics and spin-dependent transport phenomena
  • Magnetization and spin dynamics
  • Synchrotron-radiation based analytics

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Prof. Dr. Christof Schulz

Prof. Dr. Christof Schulz (Board)
Faculty of Engineering

NETZ, Office: 3.10
Phone: +49 203 379-8163
Email: christof.schulz@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/rf/home_chair_ivg.php

Reactive Flows

  • Synthesis of nanoparticles from the gas phase
  • Laser-based gas-phase and aerosol diagnostics
  • Combustion and ignition processes
  • High-temperature chemical kinetics
  • Internal combustion engines

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Prof. Dr. Stephan Schulz

Prof. Dr. Stephan Schulz
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S03 C30
Phone: +49 201 183-4635
Email: stephan.schulz@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ak_schulz/index_en.php

Thin Films and Nanoparticles

  • Synthesis of organometallic tailor-made precursors for metals and semiconductors
  • Thin film deposition by MOCVD process
  • Size- and shape-selective synthesis of nanoparticles in solution

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Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth

Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth
Max Planck Institute for Coal Research

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Phone: +49 208 306-2373
Email: schueth@mpi-muelheim.mpg.de
http://www.mpg.de/154862/kohlenforschung

Heterogeneous Catalysis

  • Synthesis and properties of porous nanostructures
  • Hydrogen storage
  • Biomass conversion

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PD Dr. Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten

PD Dr. Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten
Faculty of Physics

Office: MG 156
Phone: +49 203 379-4561
Email: Klaus.Sokolowski-Tinten@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/agbovensiepen/

Ultrafast Dynamics in Laser-Driven Materials

  • Structural dynamics in laser-excited solids and nanostructures
  • Ultrafast phase transitions and laser ablation
  • Femtosecond X-ray science

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Prof. Dr. Björn Sothmann

Prof. Dr. Björn Sothmann
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 342
Phone: +49 203 379-1578
E-Mail: bjoerns@thp.uni-due.de
http://thp.uni-due.de/~bjoerns/

Quantum transport of charge and heat

  • Mesoscopic thermoelectrics
  • Phase-coherent heat transport
  • Unconventional superconductivity

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Prof. Dr. F.-J. Tegude

Prof. Dr. F.-J. Tegude
Faculty of Engineering

Office: LT 207
Phone: +49 203 379-3391
Email: franz.tegude@uni-due.de
http://www.hlt.uni-duisburg-essen.de/index.asp?Sprache=English

Materials and Devices for Nanoelectronics and -photonics

  • Nanoscale semiconductor materials - growth and characteristics
  • Electronic/optoelectronic device design, fabrication, characterisation and modelling
  • Nanointegration technologies for electronics and photonics

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Prof. Dr. Mathias Ulbricht

Prof. Dr. Mathias Ulbricht
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S01 C48
Phone: +49 201 183-3151
Email: mathias.ulbricht@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/tech2chem/index_en.html

Functional Polymer Materials

  • Membranes and membrane-based technologies
  • Molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs), stimuli-responsive polymers
  • Surface functionalization of materials

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Jun.-Prof. Jens Voskuhl

Jun.-Prof. Jens Voskuhl
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S07 S00 C17
Phone: +49 201 183-2404
E-Mail: jens.voskuhl@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/chemie/ak_schrader/voskuhl/

Biosupramolecular Chemistry

  • Materials for medical and biological imaging
  • Self-assembly of amohiphiles
  • Novel photosensitizers
  • Transfection agents

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Prof. Dr. Heiko Wende

Prof. Dr. Heiko Wende (Deputy Scientific Director)
Faculty of Physics

Office: MD 464
Phone: +49 203 379-2838
Email: heiko.wende@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/physik/wende/index_en.php

Elementspecific Magnetic Properties of Nanostructures

  • Magnetic bio-molecules on surfaces
  • Ultrathin films and their interfaces for spintronic devices
  • Magnetic anisotropy, orbital and spin moments of magnetic nanoparticles
  • Magnetic coupling phenomena in nanostructures

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PD Dr. Hartmut Wiggers

PD Dr. Hartmut Wiggers
Faculty of Engineering

NETZ, Office: 0.19
Phone: +49 203 379-8087
Email: hartmut.wiggers@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/rf/home_chair_ivg.php

Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials

  • Synthesis of nano particles from the gas phase
  • Impedance spectroscopy of nanomaterials/solid state sensor materials
  • Electrical properties of mesoscopic systems

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Prof. Dr. Markus Winterer

Prof. Dr. Markus Winterer
Faculty of Engineering

Office: MA 345
Phone: +49 203 379-4446
Email: markus.winterer@uni-due.de
https://www.uni-due.de/ivg/nano

Nanoparticle Process Technology

  • Functional nanomaterials
  • Nanoparticle synthesis and processing
  • In-situ Process analysis
  • Structural characterization

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Prof. Dr. Dietrich Wolf

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Wolf
Faculty of Physics

Office: MC 374
Phone: +49 203 379-3327
Email: dietrich.wolf@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/comphys/index_en.shtml

Computational and Statistical Physics

  • Non-contact friction (dynamic force microscopy)
  • Magnetic friction, nonlinear mesoscopic friction
  • Sintering of nano-particles
  • Impedance of particle networks
  • Conductance of nano-powders
  • Epitaxial growth

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Prof. Dr. Dr. Reinhard Zellner

Prof. Dr. Dr. Reinhard Zellner
Faculty of Chemistry

Office: S05 R01 H76
Phone: +49 201 183-3073
Email: reinhard.zellner@uni-due.de
http://www.uni-due.de/iptc-zellner/

Nanoparticles and Phase Boundaries

  • Interactions of nanoparticles with biomolecules
  • Uptake of nanoparticles on liquid surfaces
  • Optical tweezing
  • SERS spectroscopy

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Former CENIDE members

Prof. Dr. Michael Kraft

Prof. Dr. Michael Kraft
University of Liège (Belgium)
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Tel.: +32 4 3662616
Email: M.Kraft@ulg.ac.be
http://www.ulg.ac.be/cms/c_6099593/fr/repertoire-personnel

Integrated micro- and nanosystems

  • MEMS for nanotechnology
  • Atom and ion chips – manipulation of atoms and ions
  • MEMS for renewable energies
  • Biohybrid systems and sensors
  • Physical sensor/actuator systems

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Prof. Dr. Cedrik Meier

Prof. Dr. Cedrik Meier
University of Paderborn
Faculty of Physics

Warburger Straße 100
33098 Paderborn
Phone: +49 5251 60-2672
Fax: +49 5251 60-3603
Email: cedrik.meier@uni-paderborn.de
http://physik.uni-paderborn.de/en/

Nanophotonics and Nanomaterials

  • Spectroscopy on nanostructured materials
  • Advanced semiconductor nanopatterning techniques
  • Nanophotonic devices for the visible spectral range

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Martina Müller

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Martina Müller
Faculty of Physics

Phone: +49 2461 614831
Email: mart.mueller@fz-juelich.de
http://fz-juelich.de/pgi/muellergroup

Oxide Spintronics

  • Nanoscale Oxide Materials
  • Magnetic and electronic interface phenomena
  • Synchrotron-based spectroscopy

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Ney

Prof. Dr. Andreas Ney
Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria)
Solid State Physics Division

Tel.: +43 732 2468-9642
Email: andreas.ney@jku.at
http://www.jku.at/hfp/content/e184016/

Magnetic Semiconductors

  • Dilute magnetic semiconductors
  • Heterostructures for magnetotransport and magnetic logic
  • Nanoclusters and their interactions in semiconducting hosts

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Dr. Gabi Schierning

Dr. Gabi Schierning
Leibniz-Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW)
Institute for Metallic Materials (IMW)

Helmholtzstr. 20
01069 Dresden
Phone: +49 351 4659 1875
Email: g.schierning@ifw-dresden.de

Nanomaterials for Electronic Devices

  • Thermoelectrics
  • Nanoparticle sintering

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Prof. Jennifer Strunk

Prof. Jennifer Strunk
Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e. V.

Albert-Einstein-Straße 29a
18059 Rostock
Tel.: +49(381)1281-375
E-Mail: Jennifer.Strunk@catalysis.de

Nanobasierte heterogene Katalyse

  •  Nanobasierte Photokatalyse für Energiespeicherung (CO2-Reduktion, Wasserspaltung)
  • Struktur-Funktionsbeziehungen heterogener Photokatalysatoren
  • Oberflächendotierung von Katalysatoren
  • Infrarotspektroskopie und Adsorption von Sondenmolekülen

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Dr. Torsten Textor

Dr. Torsten Textor
Hochschule Reutlingen

Alteburgstraße 150
72762 Reutlingen

Polymer Surface Functionalization

  • Sol-gel-based coatings; nanosols
  • Inorganic-organic hybrid polymers
  • Surface functionalization

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