Institute of Solid State Physics

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Solid State Seminar - Summer 2019


Wednesday 27 February 2019      PH04136

11:15 - 12:15

The Wonders of Entanglement: Carbon Nanotube Aerogel Formation and Applications
Adam Beois, Department of Engineering University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK CB21PF

The presentation will detail efforts over the past one and a half decades to bring large-scale carbon nanotube (CNT) synthesis to fruition. Insights from the production of this unique phenomena observed in the laboratory and commercial reactors will be conveyed. The research effo ... more


Wednesday 06 March 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Deposition of thin films: on the way from material properties to device fabrication
Anna Maria Coclite

The development of functional thin films, engineered to achieve all the desired properties, requires advanced growth techniques. A large portfolio of advanced growth techniques will be presented. Successful results in terms of rationally designed micro- and nanoengineered materia ... more


Wednesday 13 March 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Characterisation of Ph-BTBT-10 Thin Films prepared by Physical Vapor Deposition
Andreas Hofer

Recently benzothieno[3,2-b][1] benzothiophene-derivatives gained interest in the scientific community due to their organic semiconducting properties. For example, it has been demonstrated that 2-decyl-7-phenyl-[1] benzothieno[3,2-b][1] benzothiophene (Ph-BTBT-10) shows high FET-m ... more


Wednesday 20 March 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Quantum mechanical simulations of inorganic/organic hybrid systems
Giulia Nascimbeni

Thanks to its good compromise between accuracy of the results and demand of computational resources, density functional theory (DFT) is the method of choice for computationally characterising materials. In this talk I show how DFT calculations can be used to study the properties ... more


Wednesday 27 March 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Institute Safety Training
Peter Hadley

The institute is required to hold yearly safety seminars. We must collect the signatures of employees stating that they have been given safety instructions. All employees of the TU must either attend this seminar or complete sections B01 and S09 of the online course at: https: ... more


Wednesday 10 April 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Inkjet printing of optical structures
Kirill Keller

The seminar sums up research activity during my master and is dedicated to implementation of inkjet printing as a method for optical materials deposition and microstructures fabrication. Proposed topics include general discussion of inks formulation and studying of photonic collo ... more


Wednesday 08 May 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Understanding the bottlenecks of thermal transport in metal-organic frameworks
Sandro Wiser

Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) represent a family of highly porous materials that have shown promising properties for numerous applications including gas-storage and catalysis. Most of these applications rely on the effectiveness of heat dissipation. Therefore it is crucial to i ... more


Wednesday 15 May 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Spatial discretized poisoning of SOFC using CFD tools
Kevin Futterer

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) nd more and more attention in driving technologies and stationary systems for energy production. A lot of eort is put into the durability and reliability of SOFC to reach durability targets of 40000 to 80000 hours. For an optimal operation of a ... more


Wednesday 22 May 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Deposition (APPD) technique to achieve wear resistance films on various substrates
Dietmar Kopp

Different kind of substrates e.g. 3D printed polyamide (PA12) tensile specimen (rough-, smooth-surface), glass, austenite as well as Si wafer slides have been elected to develop deposition strategies within the atmospheric pressure plasma deposition technique. The main focus of t ... more


Wednesday 29 May 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Attosecond spectroscopy to explore charge carrier dynamics in band-gap materials
Martin Schultze, Institute of Experimental Physics

Attosecond spectroscopy has allowed to follow ultrafast light-field driven electron dynamics in a few band-gap materials. I will introduce basic concepts of the methodology, describe what can be done and discuss what we want to do in collaboration with solid-state physics to expl ... more


Wednesday 05 June 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Plasma Damage Monitoring
Pirker Caroline

In semiconductor industry plasma assisted processes are widely used to avoid high temperature, undesired reactants, or to alter layer properties. For example, using plasma for etching reveals a different characteristic compared to wet etch processes. Similarly this technique is u ... more


Wednesday 12 June 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Cu Front Contact on a Si-GaAs Dual-Junction Solar Cell
Carina Hendler

Multi-junction solar cells offer a great possibility to increase the efficiency of commercial Si photovoltaic devices by adding additional semiconductors with different band gaps and thus, covering a broader region of the solar spectrum. In order to reach maximum efficiency, the ... more


Wednesday 19 June 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Thermal gradient crystallization of Ph-BTBT-10
Johanna Unterkofler, Institut für Festkörperphysik

Ph-BTBT-10 gained interest, because it is an organic semiconductor and shows high charge carrier mobilities in OTFTs. In this thesis, drop-casted samples of Ph-BTBT-10 were treated with the thermal gradient technique. The thermal gradient technique is a method to perform crystall ... more


Wednesday 26 June 2019      SE PH01150

11:15 - 12:15

Fabrication and Analysis of Quantum Cascade Lasers for Microfluidic Applications
Florian Pilat

Quantum cascade devices pose a great opportunity to revolutionize sensing applications. Mid-infrared light can efficiently be generated and detected with one material system, allowing for cost-efficient production and lab-on-a-chip sensors. Molecules show strong and distinct abso ... more