apl. Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wiggers

Fields of research

  • Gas-phase synthesis of tailored nanoparticles


Room: 0.19 (NETZ)
Phone: +49 203 37 98087
Fax: +49 203 37 98159
E-Mail: Hartmut Wiggers

Curriculum Vitae

Diploma (Chemistry): "Sintering and characteristics of AlN ceramics", University of Münster/Technical University of Darmstadt
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry: "Investigation of the electronic properties of antimonates, layered with Ag-Clusters, by means of impedance spectroscopy", University of Essen
Post-Doc, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Essen
Senior Scientist, Institute for Combustion and Gasdynamics, University of Duisburg
since 2001
Head of Group "Nanoparticle Synthesis" at University of Duisburg-Essen
Renaming of the working group and the institute:
Group Leader, Nanoparticles, Institute for Energy and Material Processes - Reactive Fluids, University of Duisburg-Essen

Research Activities

  • Nanoparticle formation from the gasphase in flame reactors, wall- plasma- and laser- heated reactors; Synthesis of pure, doped and composite materials with high purity and tuned properties
  • Kinetics and in-situ diagnostics of nanoparticle formation and growth
  • Devices based on immobilized functional nanoparticles
  • Sensor technology based on nanoparticles
  • Electrical characterization of nanomaterials