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Electroceramics and nanoelectronic oxides

The Electroceramics and Nanoelectronic Oxides group explores the relationship between the atomic-scale structures and properties of electroceramics and oxide thin films by means of high-resolution transmission electron microscopy.

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Materials for Green IT

The Materials for Green IT group works on the investigation of structural, electronic and bonding in nanomaterials and thin films that are of interest for applications in Green IT by means of atomic scale analytical (scanning) transmission electron microscopy.

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Electromagnetic field mapping

The Electromagnetic Field Mapping group applies electron holography and related techniques to the study of nanoscale materials and working devices and develops new methodologies based on concepts such as sculpted electron beams.

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Electron optics and method development

The Electron Optics and Method Development group works on the development of leading-edge transmission electron microscopy techniques including hardware, theory and simulation.

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Metallic alloys and crystal growth

The primary scientific interest of the group is the investigation of the consequences of structural complexity on the physical properties of metallic materials.

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Nanomaterials for Green Energy

The climate crisis and the pressing need to reduce anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions underline the need for renewable energy technology including catalytic and electrochemical conversion and storage devices such as fuel cells or water electrolysers for hydrogen production. Such devices are strongly dependent on novel nanomaterials.

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Nanofabrication and Quantum Sensing

The group nanofabricate novel Josephson junctions and heterostructures based on d-wave and s-wave superconductors and investigate their properties on the scale of the order of coherence length.

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Scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy

The Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy group works on the physics and functionality of semiconductor surfaces and interfaces, with a particular focus on future energy harvesting materials and nanostructures.

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Helmholtz Young Investigator Group Dr. Knut Müller-Caspary

moreSTEM - Momentum-resolved Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy.

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