12/2022 New paper on "Real-space obstruction in quantum spin Hall insulators" in PRB
10/2022 Our paper on "Observation of room temperature excitons in an atomically thin topological insulator" just appeared in Nat. Commun.
09/2022 And another new publication on "Indium epitaxy on SiC(0001): a roadmap to large scale growth of the quantum spin Hall insulator indenene" in J. Phys. Chem. C
09/2022 New paper on "Hard x-ray angle-resolved photoemission from a buried high-mobility electron system" just appeared in Phys. Rev. B
07/2022 Dr. Pampa Sadhukhan joined as new Postdoc. Welcome to EP4, Pampa!
06/2022 And yet another bismuthene paper: "Ultrafast momentum-resolved hot electron dynamics in the two-dimensional topological insulator bismuthene", published in Nano Letters
06/2022 New paper on "Effective lifting of the topological protection of quantum spin Hall edge states by edge coupling" just appeared in Nat. Commun.
04/2022 Lukas Gehrig joined as new Bachelor Student. Welcome to EP4, Lukas!
03/2022 Congratulations to Dr. Matthias Schmitt for successfully completing his dissertation: "High Energy Spin- and Momentum-Resolved Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Complex Oxides"
03/2022 Congratulations to Cedric Schmitt for winning the Poster Prize at the ct.qmat Cluster Retreat 2022!
03/2022 Our Hemispherical Analyzer as part of the novel k-space microscope has finally arrived in England and be installed at beamline I09 of the Diamond Light Source.
02/2022 Felix Reis successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Reis!
12/2021 Last new paper of 2021 appeared just hours before the end of the year: Impact of surface apical oxygen on the electronic structure of ultrathin transition metal oxide films, published in Advanced Electronic Materials.
11/2021 New paper on Partial gap in two-leg ladders with Rashba effect and its experimental signatures in Si(553)-Au, published in PRB.
10/2021 Congratulations to Jonas Erhardt for winning a Poster Prize at this year's retreat of ct.qmat's Quantum Matter Academy in Erfurt.
10/2021 New paper published in Phys. Rev. B in collaboration with our partners from the University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic) on Photoemission study of pristine and Ni-doped SrTiO3 thin films.
09/2021 New publication in Nature Communications on Design and realization of topological Dirac fermions on a triangular lattice.
07/2021 Dr. Louis Veyrat has left EP4 to start his own research group at the IFW Dresden. All the best for the future, Louis!
07/2021 New paper in PRB on Bulk spin polarization of magnetite from spin-resolved hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
06/2021 New publication in PRM on Controlling the electronic interface properties of AlOx/SrTiO3 heterostructures.
06/2021 New paper in PRB on Hard x-ray photoemission spectroscopy of LaVO3/SrTiO3:
Band alignment and electronic reconstruction, selected as "Editors' Suggestion".
05/2021 Our alumnus Dr. Philipp Schütz has received the "Promotionspreis der Unterfränkischen Gedenkjahrstiftung", awarded on the occasion of the University's 619th anniversary ("Stiftungsfest"). Congratulations!
05/2021 Florian Adler successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations to Dr. Adler!
04/2021 From mid-April EP4 offers each chair member a weekly COVID-19 test for self-application.
02/2021 Congratulations to Dr. Judith Gabel on receiving the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Dissertation Award for her doctoral thesis about "Interface Engineering of Functional Oxides: A Photoemission Study".
02/2021 Dr. Victor Rogalev left EP4 for a new position at Diamond Light Source, UK. Thank you for your support over the past years and all the best for the future, Victor!
01/2021 New publication in ACS Catalysis on How surface reactions shape the RuO2 flat surface state.
01/2021 Christopher Reiser joined as new Master Student. Welcome to EP4, Chris!
12/2020 New publication in Scientific Reports about the Fermi surface and kink structures in Sr4Ru3O10.
11/2020 Julia Dombrowski joined as new Master Student. Welcome to EP4, Julia!
11/2020 New Phys. Rev. B publication about Antiferromagnetism in Eu-doped topological insulator Bi2Te3. (Editor's Suggestion)
10/2020 Dr. Ji Soo Lim joined as new Postdoc. Welcome to EP4, Ji Soo!
10/2020 New J. Appl. Phys. publication about MBE growth of (MnBi2Te4)(Bi2Te3) thin films on BaF2 (111).
09/2020 Alexander Burger and Jan Wittemann joined as Master Students. Welcome to EP4!
09/2020 Philipp Schütz successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Schütz!
09/2020 New Master project about Spintro-Catalysis on RuO2 available!
06/2020 New publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry about the Incorporation of Europium in Bi2Te3.
05/2020 Julia Küspert finished her Master project on "Strain Engineering on LaTiO3". Congratulations!
05/2020 New APL publication on the Electronic structure of epitaxial perovskite films in the two-dimensional limit: Role of the surface termination.
03/2020 (Research) life is still going on: new paper on atomic-scale interface structure in domain matching
epitaxial BaBiO3 thin films grown on SrTiO3 substrates published in phys. stat. sol. (RRL)
03/2020 EP4 lab operations strongly scaled down due to COVID-19
01/2020 PRB publication on the magnetic ground-state properties of the V- and Cr-doped topological insulator (Bi,Sb)2Te3 selected by Editors as “Editors’ suggestion"
01/2020 Nature Physics publication on Tomonaga–Luttinger liquid in the edge channels of a quantum spin Hall insulator
12/2019 André Kowaleski finished his Master thesis on "Interference phenomena in edge channels of bismuthene". Congratulations!
12/2019 Dr. Philipp Scheiderer was awarded the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen-Wissenschaftspreis for his excellent PhD thesis. Congratulations!
11/2019 Judith Gabel successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Gabel!
11/2019 Christian Heske finished his Bachelor thesis on the "Termination reversal of SrTiO3 substrates". Congratulations!
10/2019 Jonas Erhardt finished his Master project on "Indium reconstructions on SiC(0001)". Congratulations! He will continue his research as PhD student.
10/2019 Philipp Keßler started his Master project on the spin structure of RuO2. Welcome to EP4!
10/2019 Philipp Schütz won the poster prize at the "International Workshop on Oxide Electronics" in Kyoto, Japan. Congratulations!
07/2019 Congratulations to Philipp Scheiderer for his successfull thesis defence !
07/2019 International summer visitors @ EP4: Hiroshi Kumigashira (Tohoku U & KEK Photon Factory, Japan), Fatima Alarab (U Pilsen, Czech Republic), and Rafal Swietek (Wroclaw U of Science and Technology, Poland). Welcome to Würzburg!
07/2019 Michael Zapf successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Zapf!
06/2019 Judith Gabel has been awarded the ScientaOmicron Poster Prize at the HAXPES 2019 conference in Paris -- Congratulations!
05/2019 SFB 1170 "ToCoTronics" has been approved for another 4 years of exciting physics!
04/2019 New projectfor master students available!
04/2019 Judith Gabel submitted her PhD thesis. Congratulations!
04/2019 Julia Küspert joined as Master Student and Christian Heske as Bachelor Student.
03/2019 Ozan Kirilmaz successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Kirilmaz!
03/2019 Michael Zapf submitted his PhD thesis. Congratulations!
02/2019 Philipp Scheiderer submitted his PhD thesis. Congratulations!
01/2019 Dr. Louis Veyrat joined as Postdoc from Institut NÉEL, France.
01/2019 Marius Will finished his Master thesis. Congratulations!
10/2018 Julian Aulbach successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Aulbach!
09/2018 Daisuke Shiga, a PhD student of Prof. Kumigashira, joined as guest student from Tohoku University, Japan.
09/2018 Jonas Gehrig finished his bachelor thesis on Ferromagnetic Mott insulator YTiO3. Congratulations!
08/2018 Alexander Wiegand finished his master thesis on Spin-resolved HAXPES. Congratulations!
07/2018 Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Kumigashira joined as Guest Professor from Tohoku University, Japan.
06/2018 Jonas Gehrig joined as Bachelor Student
05/2018 New paper on "living-dead" magnetic layers in DyTiO3 in cooperation with the Bibes group in Paris (Adv. Mat.)
05/2018 Ozan Kirilmaz submitted his PhD thesis. Congratulations!
05/2018 Lisa Mündlein, Johannes Jehn, and Julian Maklar finished their master theses. Congratulations!
05/2018 PRB publication on the chemical and valence reconstruction at the surface of SmB6 selected by Editors as “Editors’ suggestion"
05/2018 Prof. Dr. Masanori Tsunekawa joined as Guest Professor from Shiga University, Japan
04/2018 Our chapter in the book by Claudia Cancellieri and Vladimir Strocov on "Spectroscopy of Complex Oxide Interfaces" finally appeared
04/2018 Felix Spriestersbach joined as Bachelor Student
04/2018 New paper in PRL on H-doping of atomic nanowires on Si(553)
04/2018 First joint paper of Hinkov and Claessen groups appeared in PRB
04/2018 Registration for ToCoTronics 2018 is now open!
04/2018 New paper in APL: Domain matching epitaxy of BaBiO3
02/2018 Scholzi's and Victor's ultimate guide to α-Sn finally appeared in PRB
01/2018 New paper in PRB: RIXS on LaAlO3/SrTiO3
01/2018 Jonas Erhardt joined as Master student
11/2017 Berengar Leikert finished his master thesis. Congratulations! He will continue his work as PhD Student in 2018.
11/2017 Julian Aulbach finished his PhD thesis. Congratulations!
11/2017 André Kowalewski and Johannes Weis joined as Master students
10/2017 Katrin Fürsich, who performed her Master thesis at EP4, was awarded the "Bayerische Ingenieurinnen-Preis", press release (in German)
09/2017 PD Dr. Jörg Schäfer wurde zum "außerplanmäßigen Professor" ernannt
09/2017 Chair excursion to Bamberg. Here you find some impressions.
07/2017 Fabian Stier joined as a Master student
06/2017 Raphaël Aeschlimann visits us from Unité Mixte de Physique CNR/Thales laboratory, France
06/2017 Prof. Dr. Kumigashira and Dr. Kitamura visit us from Photon Factory, Japan
05/2017 Paul Leo Butler visits us from University of California, USA
05/2017 Alexander Wiegand joined as a Master student
05/2017 Rory Cochrane visits us from University of British Columbia, Canada
04/2017 Andreas Kuhn joined as a Bachelor student