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Name Lubk, Dr. Axel
Department Institute for Solid State Research
Position Group Leader Advanced Methods of Electron Microscopy

Scientific Focus

  • TEM method development (high-resolution, tomography, holography, spectroscopy, cryo TEM, in-situ)
  • Charge particle optics and scattering theory
  • Magnetic nanostextures (domain walls, vortices, skyrmions)
  • Plasmonics (plasmon mode hybridization in heterogeneous structures, axion plasmonics)
  • Complex oxide interfaces and thin films
  • Semiconductor heterostructures

Journal Papers

2021 - M. Lê Anh, P. Potapov, A. Lubk, T. Doert, M. Ruck
Freestanding few-layer sheets of a dual topological insulator
npj 2D Materials and Applications | Volume: 5 | P. 22/1-5 | URL

2021 - D. Schletz, J. Schultz, P. Potapov, A. Steiner, J. Krehl, T. König, M. Mayer, A. Lubk, A. Fery
Exploiting Combinatorics to Investigate Plasmonic Properties in Heterogeneous AgAu Nanosphere Chain Assemblies
Advanced Optical Materials | Volume: 9 | Issue: 9 | P. 2001983/1-8 | URL

2021 - S. Wang, M. Sawatzki, H. Kleemann, I. Lashkov, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, F. Talnack, S. Mannsfeld, Y. Krupskaya, B. Büchner, K. Leo
Vacuum processed large area doped thin-film crystals: A new approach for high-performance organic electronics
Materials Today Physics | Volume: 17 | P. 100352 | URL

2021 - G. Shipunov, B.R. Piening, C. Wuttke, T.A. Romanova, A.V. Sadakov, O.A. Sobolevskiy, E.Yu. Guzovsky, A.S. Usoltsev, V.M. Pudalov, D.V. Efremov, S. Subakti, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, S. Aswartham
Layered van der Waals Topological Metals of TaTMTe4 (TM = Ir, Rh, Ru) Family
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters | Volume: 12 | P. 6730-6735 | URL

2021 - M. Lê Anh, P. Potapov, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, B. Glatz, A. Fery, T. Doert, M. Ruck
Freestanding Nanolayers of a Wide‐Gap Topological Insulator through Liquid‐Phase Exfoliation
Chemistry - A European Journal | Volume: 27 | Issue: 2 | P. 794-801 | URL

2021 - P. Potapov, A. Lubk
Extraction of physically meaningful endmembers from STEM spectrum-images combining geometrical and statistical approaches
Micron | Volume: 145 | P. 103068 | URL

2021 - J. Carnis, F. Kirner, D. Lapkin, S. Sturm, Y. Kim, I. Baburin, R. Khubbutdinov, A. Ignatenko, E. Iashina, A. Mistonov, T. Steegemans, T. Wieck, T. Gemming, A. Lubk, S. Lazarev, M. Sprung, I. Vartanyants, E. Sturm
Correction: Exploring the 3D structure and defects of a self-assembled gold mesocrystal by coherent X-ray diffraction imaging
Nanoscale | Volume: 13 | Issue: 25 | P. 11299-11300 | URL

2021 - F. Kern, J. Krehl, A. Thampi, A. Lubk
A Hamiltonian mechanics framework for charge particle optics in straight and curved systems
Optik | Volume: 242 | P. 167242 | URL

2021 - H. Lourenço-Martins, A. Lubk, M. Kociak
Bridging nano-optics and condensed matter formalisms in a unified description of inelastic scattering of relativistic electron beams
SciPost Physics | Volume: 10 | Issue: 2 | P. 031/1-54 | URL

2021 - M. Stübinger, J. Gabel, P. Scheiderer, M. Zapf, M. Schmitt, P. Schütz, B. Leikert, J. Küspert, M. Kamp, P. Thakur, T. Lee, P. Potapov, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, M. Sing, R. Claessen
Hard x-ray photoemission spectroscopy of LaVO3/SrTiO3: Band alignment and electronic reconstruction
Physical Review B | Volume: 103 | P. 235128/1-12 | URL

2021 - J. Carnis, F. Kirner, D. Lapkin, S. Sturm, Y. Kim, I. Baburin, R. Khubbutdinov, A. Ignatenko, E. Iashina, A. Mistonov, T. Steegemans, T. Wiek, T. Gemming, A. Lubk, S. Lazarev, M. Sprung, I. Vartanyants, E. Sturm
Exploring the 3D structure and defects of a self-assembled gold mesocrystal by coherent X-ray diffraction imaging
Nanoscale | P. 1-11 | URL

2021 - I. Andersen, D. Wolf, L. Rodriguez, A. Lubk, D. Oliveros, C. Bran, T. Niermann, U. Rößler, M. Vazquez, C. Gatel, E. Snoeck
Field tunable three-dimensional magnetic nanotextures in cobalt-nickel nanowires
Physical Review Research | Volume: 3 | P. 033085/1-12 | URL

2020 - P. Schütz, M. Kamp, D. Di Sante, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, G. Sangiovanni, M. Sing, R. Claessen
Electronic structure of epitaxial perovskite films in the two-dimensional limit: Role of the surface termination
Applied Physics Letters | Volume: 116 | Issue: 20 | P. 201601/1-5 | URL

2020 - G. Shipunov, I. Kovalchuk, B.R. Piening, V. Labracherie, A. Veyrat, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, S. Subakti, R. Giraud, J. Dufouleur, S. Shokri, F. Caglieris, C. Hess, D.V. Efremov, B. Büchner, S. Aswartham
Polymorphic PtBi2: Growth, structure, and superconducting properties
Physical Review Materials | Volume: 4 | Issue: 12 | P. 124202/1-8 | URL

2020 - F. Kirner, P. Potapov, J. Schultz, J. Geppert, M. Müller, G. González-Rubio, S. Sturm, A. Lubk, E. Sturm
Additive-controlled synthesis of monodisperse single crystalline gold nanoparticles: interplay of shape and surface plasmon resonance
Journal of Materials Chemistry C | Volume: 8 | Issue: 31 | P. 10844-10851 | URL

2020 - F. Kern, M. Linck, D. Wolf, N. Alem, H. Arora, S. Gemming, A. Erbe, A. Zettl, B. Büchner, A. Lubk
Autocorrected off-axis holography of two-dimensional materials
Physical Review Research | Volume: 2 | Issue: 4 | P. 043360/1-14 | URL

2020 - C. Habenicht, A. Lubk, R. Schuster, M. Knupfer, B. Büchner
Investigation of potassium-intercalated bulk MoS2 using transmission electron energy-loss spectroscopy
Physical Review B | Volume: 101 | Issue: 15 | P. 155429/1-12 | URL

2020 - I.O. Cherniavskii, S.E. Nikitin, Y.A. Onykiienko, D.S. Inosov, Q. Stahl, J. Geck, X.C. Hong, C. Hemker-Heß, S. Gaß, A.U.B. Wolter-Giraud, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, D.V. Efremov, F. Yokaichiya, S. Aswartham, B. Büchner, I.V. Morozov
Incommensurate magnet iron monophosphide FeP: Crystal growth and characterization
Physical Review Materials | Volume: 4 | Issue: 8 | P. 083403/1-9 | URL

2019 - S. Sturm, M. Siglreitmeier, D. Wolf, K. Vogel, M. Gratz, D. Faivre, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, E. Sturm (née Rosseeva), H. Cölfen
Magnetic Nanoparticle Chains in Gelatin Ferrogels: Bioinspiration from Magnetotactic Bacteria
Advanced Functional Materials | Volume: 29 | Issue: 45 | P. 1905996/1-8 | URL

2019 - M. Mayer, P. Potapov, D. Pohl, A. Steiner, J. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus, A. Lubk, T. König, A. Fery
Direct Observation of Plasmon Band Formation and Delocalization in Quasi-Infinite Nanoparticle Chains
Nano Letters | Volume: 19 | Issue: 6 | P. 3854-3862 | URL

2019 - A. Zeugner, F. Nietschke, A.U.B. Wolter-Giraud, S. Gaß, R. Vidal, T. Peixoto, D. Pohl, C. Damm, A. Lubk, R. Hentrich, S. Moser, C. Fornari, C. Min, S. Schatz, K. Kißner, M. Ünzelmann, M. Kaiser, F. Scaravaggi, B. Rellinghaus, K. Nielsch, C. Hemker-Heß, B. Büchner, F. Reinert, H. Bentmann, O. Oeckler, T. Doert, M. Ruck, A. Isaeva
Chemical Aspects of the Candidate Antiferromagnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2Te4
Chemistry of Materials | Volume: 31 | Issue: 8 | P. 2795-2806 | URL

2019 - M. Grönke, B. Buschbeck, P. Schmidt, M. Valldor, S. Oswald, Q. Hao, A. Lubk, D. Wolf, U. Steiner, B. Büchner, S. Hampel
Chromium Trihalides CrX3 (X = Cl, Br, I): Direct Deposition of Micro- and Nanosheets on Substrates by Chemical Vapor Transport
Advanced Materials Interfaces | Volume: 6 | Issue: 24 | P. 1901410/1-11 | URL

2019 - P. Potapov, A. Lubk
Optimal principal component analysis of STEM XEDS spectrum images
Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging | Volume: 5 | Issue: 1 | P. 4/1-21 | URL

2019 - F. Börrnert, F. Kern, F. Harder, T. Riedel, H. Müller, B. Büchner, A. Lubk
The Dresden in-situ (S)TEM special with a continuous-flow liquid-helium cryostat
Ultramicroscopy | Volume: 203 | P. 12-20 | URL

2019 - C. Cordoba, X. Zeng, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, E. Barrigón, M. Borgström, K. Kavanagh
Three-Dimensional Imaging of Beam-Induced Biasing of InP/GaInP Tunnel Diodes
Nano Letters | Volume: 19 | Issue: 6 | P. 3490-3497 | URL

2019 - A Edström, A. Lubk, J. Rusz
Quantum mechanical treatment of atomic-resolution differential phase contrast imaging of magnetic materials
Physical Review B | Volume: 99 | Issue: 17 | P. 174428/1-9 | URL

2019 - D. Wolf, N. Biziere, S. Sturm, D. Reyes, T. Wade, T. Niermann, J. Krehl, B. Warot-Fonrose, B. Büchner, E. Snoeck, C. Gatel, A. Lubk
Holographic vector field electron tomography of three-dimensional nanomagnets
Communications Physics | Volume: 2 | P. 87/1-9 | URL

2018 - S. Schneider, D. Wolf, M.J. Stolt, S. Jin,D. Pohl , B. Rellinghaus, M. Schmidt, B. Büchner, S. Goennenwein, K. Nielsch, A. Lubk
Towards Induction Mapping of the 3D Spin Texture of Skyrmions
Microscopy and Microanalysis | Volume: 24 | Issue: S1 | P. 930-931 | URL

2018 - J. Krehl, G. Guzzinati, J. Schultz, P. Potapov, D. Pohl, J. Martin, J. Verbeeck, A. Fery, B. Büchner, A. Lubk
Spectral field mapping in plasmonic nanostructures with nanometer resolution
Nature Communications | Volume: 9 | P. 4207/1-6

2018 - D. Wolf, R. Huebner, T. Niermann, S. Sturm, P. Prete, N. Lovergine, B. Büchner, A. Lubk
Three-Dimensional Composition and Electric Potential Mapping of III-V Core-Multishell Nanowires by Correlative STEM and Holographic Tomography
Nano Letters | Volume: 18 | Issue: 8 | P. 4777-4784

2018 - M. Zapf, M. Stuebinger, L. Jin, M. Kamp, F. Pfaff, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, M. Sing, R. Claessen
Domain matching epitaxy of BaBiO3 on SrTiO3 with structurally modified interface
Applied Physics Letters | Volume: 112 | Issue: 14 | P. 141601/1-5 | URL

2018 - F. Seifert, F. Kern, I. Kezsmarki, U. Rößler, D. Wolf, S. Schneider, D. Pohl, B. Büchner, A. Lubk
Cryogenic TEM Studies of Bloch and Neel Skyrmion Textures in Lacunar Spinels and Cubic Helimagnets
Microscopy and Microanalysis | Volume: 24 | Issue: S1 | P. 946-947 | URL

2018 - M. Grönke, P. Schmidt, M. Valldor, S. Oswald, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, S. Hampel
Chemical vapor growth and delamination of -RuCl3 nanosheets down to the monolayer limit
Nanoscale | Volume: 10 | Issue: 40 | P. 19014-19022

2018 - P. Potapov, M. Meyer, A. Lubk, D. Pohl, J. Schultz, T.A.F. König, A. Fery
Surface Plasmon Modes in Long Chains of Au Nanoparticle
Microscopy and Microanalysis | Volume: 24 | Issue: S1 | P. 1748-1749 | URL

2018 - S. Schneider, D. Wolf, M.J. Stolt, S. Jin, D. Pohl, B. Rellinghaus, M. Schmidt, B. Büchner, S. Goennenwein, K. Nielsch, A. Lubk
Induction Mapping of the 3D-Modulated Spin Texture of Skyrmions in Thin Helimagnets
Physical Review Letters | Volume: 120 | Issue: 21 | P. 217201/1-6 | URL

2018 - B. Trepka, P. Erler, S. Selzer, T. Kollek, K. Boldt, M. Fonin, U. Nowak, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, S. Polarz
Nanomorphology Effects in Semiconductors with Native Ferromagnetism: Hierarchical Europium (II) Oxide Tubes Prepared via a Topotactic Nanostructure Transition
Advanced Materials | Volume: 30 | Issue: 1 | P. 1703612/1-7 | URL

2018 - P. Potapov, P. Longo, A. Lubk
A Novel Method for Automatic Determination of the Number of Meaningful Components in the PCA Analysis of Spectrum-Images
Microscopy and Microanalysis | Volume: 24 | Issue: S1 | P. 572-573 | URL

2018 - R. Ghunaim, C. Damm, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, M Mertig, S. Hampel
Fe1-xNix Alloy Nanoparticles Encapsulated Inside Carbon Nanotubes: Controlled Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties
Nanomaterials | Volume: 8 | Issue: 8 | P. 576/1-17 | URL

2017 - J. Rusz, A. Lubk, J. Spiegelberg, D. Tyutyunnikov
Fully nonlocal inelastic scattering computations for spectroscopical transmission electron microscopy methods
Physical Review B | Volume: 96 | Issue: 24 | P. 245121/1-10 | URL

2017 - J. Krehl, A. Lubk
Rytov approximation in electron scattering
Physical Review B | Volume: 95 | Issue: 24 | P. 245106/1-7 | URL

2013 - F. Boerrnert, A. Bachmatiuk, S. Gorantla, D. Wolf, A. Lubk, B. Büchner, M.H. Ruemmeli
Retro-fitting an older (S)TEM with two Cs aberration correctors for 80 kV and 60 kV operation
Journal of Microscopy | Volume: 249 | Issue: 2 | P. 87-92

Invited Talks

2021 - D. Wolf, I.M. Andersen, L.A. Rodriguez, S. Schneider, A. Kovacs, B. Rellinghaus, A. Lubk
3DMapping of Magnetic Nanotextures with Nanometer Resolution Using Holographic Vector-Field Electron Tomography
IEEE INTERMAG Conference 2021
virtual | 26.04.2021 - 30.04.2021

2020 - D. Wolf, S. Schneider, B. Rellinghaus, M. Schmidt, A. Kovacs, R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, A. Lubk
Revealing the 3D magnetic texture of Bloch-Skyrmions in FeGe using TEM holography and tomography
2nd Skyrmion Meeting Dresden | Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids Dresden
Dresden | Germany | 28.02.2020 - 28.02.2020

2019 - A. Lubk
Electron Spectroscopy and Microanalysis, Electron Holography
European School of Magnetism 2019 | Brno University of Technology
Brno | Czech Republic | 10.09.2019 - 11.09.2019

2019 - A. Lubk
Electron spectroscopy and microscopies, Electron holography
European School of Magnetism 2019 | Brno University of Technology
Brno | Czech Republic | 10.09.2019 - 11.09.2019

2019 - A. Lubk, D. Wolf
3D reconstruction of magnetic fields at the nanoscale
Europäischer HITACHI-TEM-Workshop | Fraunhofer IMWS
Halle | Germany | 09.07.2019

2019 - A. Lubk
Inelastic Momentum Transfer in DPC
TEMSpec-4th International Workshop on TEM Spectroscopy in Materials Science | University of Uppsala
Uppsala | Sweden | 17.06.2019 - 19.06.2019

2019 - A. Lubk
Inelastic momentum transfer measurement of high energy electrons at surface plasmon resonances
PICO 2019, Frontiers of aberration corrected electron microscopy | Kasteel Vaalsbroek
Vaals | The Netherlands | 06.05.2019 - 10.05.2019

2019 - A. Lubk
Transmission Electron Microscopy - From quantum states to 3D electromagnetic fields and back
IPF Lecture Series | Helmholtz Institut
Dresden | Germany | 28.11.2019

2019 - A. Lubk, D. Wolf
3D reconstruction of magnetic textures in nano-magnets by electron holographic tomography
CurvMag Workshop 2019 | Kiev University
Kiev | Ukraine | 22.05.2019 - 25.05.2019

2019 - H. Lichte, A. Lubk, D. Wolf
Holographic Vector Field Electron Tomography
Germany-Japan Joint Seminar on Advanced Electron Microscopy and its Application
Nagoya | Japan | 16.06.2019 - 19.06.2019

2019 - A. Lubk, D. Wolf, P. Potapov, J. Krehl, J. Schultz, F. Kern
Advanced Methods of Electron Microscopy 
Workshop BAM – IFW Dresden | IFW Dresden
Dresden | Germany | 28.03.2019 - 29.03.2019

2018 - S. Schneider, D. Wolf, M.J. Stolt, S. Jin, D. Pohl, B. Rellinghaus, M. Schmidt, D. Negi, J. Rusz, B. Büchner, S.T.B. Goennenwein, K. Nielsch, A. Lubk
Quantitative Mapping of the Skyrmion Spin Texture in FeGe
''Spins, waves and Interactions'' seminar, Greifswald/ Germany , 28.-30.8.18

2018 - A. Lubk
Phase Space Tomography - Unified Perspective on Focal Series, TIE and Off-axis Holography
Holography Workshop | Seehotel Zeuthen
Berlin | Germany | 26.06.2018 - 28.06.2018

2018 - D. Wolf, C. Gatel, S. Sturm, J. Krehl, E. Snoeck, A. Lubk
Magnetic Configurations in Three-Dimensional Nanomagnets Explored by Electron Holographic Tomography
Microscopy & Microanalysis 2018 Meeting | Baltimore Conference Center
Baltimore, MD | USA | 05.08.2018 - 09.08.2018

2018 - B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, S. Schneider, D. Wolf, A. Lubk
Quantitiative Mapping of Spin Textures in the transmission electron microscope
International Workshop on ''Future Perspectives on Novel Magnetic Materials'', Santorini Island/ Greece, 29.5.-3.6.18

2017 - A. Lubk, D. Wolf, J. Krehl, S. Sturm, F. Seifert, F. Kern
Advanced Holographic Tomographie for Nanoscale Materials
Third Salve Symposium at Ulm University, Ulm/ Germany, 11-14.12.17

2017 - A. Lubk
Advanced Holographic Tomographie for Nanoscale Materials
SFB Seminar, Universität Konstanz/ Germany, 10.-12.5.17

2017 - B. Rellinghaus, S. Schneider, A. Lubk, K. Nielsch, D. Pohl
Magnetic characterization of nanoscopic materials in a TEM - Prospects and limitations
2nd Sino-German Symposium on Advanced Electron Microscopy an Spectroscopy of Materials, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Jiaotong/ China, 13.-15.10.17

2017 - A. Lubk
Quantitative Coherent Imaging
Summer School on Quantitative Electron Microscopy 2017/ York/ UK, 22.5.-2.6.17

2017 - A. Lubk
Advanced Holographic Tomography for 3D Magnetic Imaging in Magnetic Textures
Interregio Seminar, Universität Augsburg, 21.-22.11.17

2017 - S. Schneider, D. Pohl, S. Loeffler, P. Schattschneider, M. Schmidt, D. Kasinathan, J. Rusz, T. Gemming, A. Lubk, D. Wolf, U. Rößler, M.J. Stolt, S. Jin, L. Schultz, K. Nielsch, S. Goennenwein, B. Rellinghaus
Quantitative magnetic characterization in the TEM
Seminar Song Jin Group, Madison, WI/ USA, 3.8.17

2017 - A. Lubk, F. Roeder
Quantum state reconstruction using a Transmission Electron Microscope, Frontiers of Electron Microscopy in Materials Science
International Conference (FEMMS) 2017, Johannesburg/ South Afrika, 10.-15.9.17