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 Karl Franzens University Graz

Graz University of Technology 

TUG/KFU Physics Colloquium Summer 2016


Tuesday 08 March 2016      KFU HS 5.01

17:00 - 18:00

Nano- and single-crystals of lead halide perovskites: from bright light emission to hard radiation detection
Prof. Dr. Maksym Kovalenko, ETH Zürich, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, CH-8093, Zurich, Switzerland; Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology,

Chemically synthesized inorganic nanocrystals (NCs) are considered to be promising building blocks for a broad spectrum of applications including electronic, thermoelectric, and ph ... more


Tuesday 15 March 2016      TUG P2

17:15 - 18:15

Prospects and Results of Aberration-Corrected Low-Voltage Electron Microscopy – the SALVE Project
Prof. Dr. Harald Rose, University of Ulm, Wolf-Prize in Physics 2011

The ultimate goal of high-resolution analytical electron microscopy is the acquisition of detailed information about the structure, the chemical composition, and the local electron ... more


Tuesday 19 April 2016      TUG P2

17:15 - 18:15

Optoelectronics with atomically thin materials
Thomas Mueller, Institute of Photonics, Vienna University of Technology

Two-dimensional (2D) atomic crystals are currently receiving a lot of attention for applications in (opto-)electronics. In this talk I will review our research activities on photov ... more


Tuesday 03 May 2016      TUG P2

17:15 - 18:15

Engineering Metal-Organic Frameworks for device fabrication
Prof. Dr. Paolo Falcaro, CSIRO and Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Graz University of Technology

Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are a class of ultra-porous materials with exceptionally high accessible surface area due to the framework produced by the inorganic nodes coordinat ... more


Tuesday 10 May 2016      KFU HS 5.01

17:00 - 18:00

Dr. Michael Kaniber , Technische Universität München, Walter Schottky Institut und Physik Department, Integrated Quantum Photonics Group

Plasmonic nanostructures have gained much interest in recent years due to their capability of nano-focusing and guiding light in sub-wavelength dimensions, accompanied by pronounce ... more


Tuesday 24 May 2016      TUG P2

17:15 - 18:15

Designing Metastable Phases for High Performance Applications
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and Department Materials Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben

Metallic materials are important in a variety of high performance applications. However, a drawback of nearly all current high strength alloys is that they lack ductility or, on th ... more


Tuesday 31 May 2016      KFU HS 5.01

17:00 - 18:00

Functional Applications of Nanostructured Silicon
Prof. Nobuyoshi Koshida , Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agri. & Tech., Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan

Along with the continuing activity of seeking further scaling merits, the heterogeneous integration becomes important in advanced silicon device technology toward the development ... more


Tuesday 07 June 2016      TUG P2

17:15 - 18:15

Conductance Anomalies in Transport through Quantum Dots and Quantum Point contacts
Prof. Jan von Delft, LMU München

Quantum dots and quantum point contacts, two elementary building blocks of semiconducting nanodevices, both exhibit famously anomalous conductance features: the Kondo effect in the ... more


Tuesday 21 June 2016      KFU HS 5.01

17:00 - 18:00

Electronic and Structural Dynamics in Solids: A Momentum-Resolved View on Microscopic Coupling and Correlation Phenomena
Dr. Ralph Ernstorfer, Department of Physical Chemistry - Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society - Berlin

The coupling and mutual dependence of electronic and vibrational degrees of freedom is at the heart of microscopic as well as macroscopic phenomena in condensed matter. Ultrafast p ... more