Experimentelle Physik IV

    News archive


    01/2024 First published paper of the new year: "Nature of the metallic and in-gap states in Ni-doped SrTiO3" in APL Mater.

    12/2023 New paper on "Linear colossal magnetoresistance and magnetic textures in LaTiO3 thin films on SrTiO3" in PRB.

    12/2023 Congratulations to EP4 alumnus Raul Stühler for receiving the Röntgen-Wissenschaftspreis 2023.

    10/2023 We've finally gone altermagnetic: new paper on the anomalous Hall effect in RuO2.

    08/2023 Successful EP4-team (Bing, Jonas, Ji Soo & Kyungchan) at the 15th International Conference on Electronic Spectroscopy and Structure (ICESS-15) in Oulu, Finland. And congratulations to Jonas for also winning a Poster Award !

    08/2023 Conratulations to Merit Spring for winning a Poster Prize at the Grete Hermann Workshop 2023 in Würzburg!

    07/2023 We have finally published our ultimate view on "Interface band engineering in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures" in PRB.

    07/2023 Dream team in Oxfordshire: another successful beamtime at beamline I09 of the Diamond Light Source

    06/2023 We are glad to introduce our former Master students Holger Diehm, Cedric Schmitt and Merit Spring as new PhD students to our chair!

    06/2023 Congratulations to Raul Stühler who successfully defended his PhD thesis!

    05/2023 Impressive team work within ct.qmat led to a new publication on "Robust magnetic surface gap through ferromagnetic extension in a topological insulator" in Phys. Rev. Res.

    04/2023 Our recent paper on excitons in bismuthene is among the 25 most downloaded Nature Communications physics articles published in 2022!

    04/2023 New paper on "Moiré pattern formation in epitaxial growth on a covalent substrate: Sb on InSb(111)A" in Nano Letters

    03/2023 And as demonstration of his talent for pedagogical (and entertaining) presentations Simon gave a well-received talk at the famous "Surface Science Post Deadline Session" of the 2023 DPG Spring Meeting in Dresden

    03/2023 Congratulations to Simon Moser for being awarded the "Preis für innovative Lehre" by the Bavarian State Government!

    02/2023 Our paper on "Specific Capacitance of RuO2(110) Depends Sensitively on Surface Order" just appeared in J. Phys. Chem. C. 2

    02/2023 Maximilian Bauernfeind successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Bauernfeind!

    01/2023 Our paper on "A toy model for dichroism in angle resolved photoemission" just appeared in J. Electron Spectros. Relat. Phenomena.

    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.

    10/2022 Two new papers on Bi-based heavy III-V compound monolayers as potential quantum spin hall insulators (PRB #1) or quantum anomalous Hall systems (PRB #2) 

    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.

    12/2021 Tim Waldsauer and Holger Diehm joined as new master students. Welcome to the team!

    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.

    10/2021 EP4 has three new members: Kyungchan Lee (postdoc), Cedric Schmitt (M.Sc. student) and Merit Spring (M.Sc. student). Welcome to the team! 

    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.

    12/2020 Curious like Santa Claus? New online exhibition of ct.qmat deciphers puzzles of the quantum world!

    11/2020 New publications on the Spin Texture of Fermions in Tellurium and the Electronic Structure of Metal/MoS2 Junctions.

    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 Dr. Louis Veyrat was awarded with his own Junior Research Group at the IFW Dresden as part of the Leibniz-Competition and celebrated with an "EP4" cake! Congratulations, Louis!

    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)2Teselected 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 New Master project on "Transfer microscope for nanostructures" in Claessen Group available!

    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!

    09/2019 New project for master students available in Hinkov group.

    09/2019 Oxides grow (even) stronger: New DFG research project on "Functionalization of oxide thin films and heterostructures" led by Michael Sing

    08/2019 Congratulations to Raul Stühler for winning the Poster Prize of the Topological Matter School 2019 in Donostia-San Sebastian/Spain

    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!

    03/2019 Dr. Bing Liu joined as a Postdoc from Chinese Academy of Science, China.

    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

    05/2018 Two new papers by the oxide team on the controlled epitaxy of the Mott insulator LaTiO3 (Adv. Mat.) and on the electron mobility in Al2O3/STO (Phys. Rev. Applied)

    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

    12/2017 New paper in PRL: Dimensionality-driven metal-insulator transition in SrIrO3

    Raúl Stühler and Burkard Müller finished their master theses. Congratulations!

    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 Dr. Lenart Dudy left EP4 to become beamline manager of the TEMPO beamline at Soleil Synchrotron, France. Thank you for your support in the last years and we wish you good luck!

    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