Curriculum Vitae

1989
Diploma (Chemistry): "Sintering and characteristics of AlN ceramics", University of Münster/Technical University of Darmstadt
1993
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry: "Investigation of the electronic properties of antimonates, layered with Ag-Clusters, by means of impedance spectroscopy", University of Essen
19931998
Post-Doc, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Essen
19982001
Senior Scientist, Institute for Combustion and Gasdynamics, University of Duisburg
since 2001
Head of Group "Nanoparticle Synthesis" at 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


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