Dr. Franziska Hammerath

Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-notset

Research Interests

  • Correlated Magnetism
  • Functional Nanohybrid Materials on the basis of Carbon Nanotubes
  • Functional Intermetallics, such as Heusler Compounds
  • Fe-based Superconductors and Related Systems



  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Muon Spin Rotation

Journal papers

Recently submitted

25. F. Hammerath, R. Sarkar, S. Kamusella, C. Baines, H.-H. Klauss, T. Dey, A. Maljuk, S. Gass, A.U.B. Wolter, H.-J. Grafe, S. Wurmehl, and B. Büchner: Diluted paramagnetic impurities in nonmagnetic Ba2YIrO6, submitted to Phys. Rev. B, preprint on arXiv:1707.06027 (2017).

24. Y. Utz, F. Hammerath, R. Kraus, T. Ritschel, J. Geck, L. Hozoi, J. van den Brink, A. Mohan, C. Hess, K. Karmakar, S. Singh, D. Bounoua, R. Saint-Martin, L. Pinsard-Gaudart, A. Revcolevschi, B. Büchner, and H.-J. Grafe: The effect of different in-chain impurities on the magnetic properties of the spin chain compound SrCuO2 probed by NMR, submitted to Phys. Rev. B, preprint on arXiv:1706.02604 (2017).

23. M. Gellesch, F. Hammerath, V. Süss, M. Haft, S. Hampel, S. Wurmehl, and B. Büchner: The combinational analysis of multi-element magnetic nanoparticles with a combined NMR and TEM approach, accepted for publication in Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2017).


22. K. Karmakar, M. Skoulatos, G. Prando, B. Roessli, U. Stuhr, F. Hammerath, C. Rüegg, and S. Singh: Effects of quantum impurity spins on the magnetic properties of zigzag and linear spin chains, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 107201 (2017).


21. G. Lang, L. Veyrat, U. Graefe, F. Hammerath, D. Paar, G. Behr, S. Wurmehl, and H.-J. Grafe: Spatial competition of the ground states in 1111 iron pnictides, Phys. Rev. B 94, 014514 (2016).

20. C. Hess, H. Grafe, A. Kondrat, G. Lang, F. Hammerath, L. Wang, R. Klingeler, G. Behr and B. Büchner: Nematicity in LaFeAsO1-xFx, Phys. Status Solidi B 254, 1600214 (2016).


19. Y. Utz, F. Hammerath, S. Nishimoto, C. Hess, N. Sekhar Beesetty, R. Saint-Martin, A. Revcolevschi, B. Büchner, H.-J. Grafe: Suppression of the impurity-induced local magnetism by the opening of a spin
pseudogap in Ni-doped Sr2CuO3
, Physical Review B 92, 060405(R) (2015).

18. F. Hammerath, M. Moroni, L. Bossoni, S. Sanna, R. Kappenberger, S. Wurmehl, A.U.B. Wolter, M.A.
Afrassa, Y. Kobayashi, M. Sato, B. Büchner, P. Carretta: Enhancement of low-frequency fluctuations and superconductivity breakdown in Mn-doped La1-yYyFeAsO0.89F0.11 superconductors, Physical Review B 92, 020505(R) (2015).

17. G. A. Artioli, F. Hammerath, M. C. Mozzati, P. Carretta, F. Corana, B. Mannucci, S. Margadonna, and L. Malavasi, Superconductivity in Sm-doped [n]phenacenes (n=3,4,5), Chem. Comm. 51, 1092-1095 (2015).


16. F. Hammerath, E.M. Bruening, S. Sanna, Y. Utz, N.S. Beesetty, R. Saint-Martin, A. Revcolevschi, C. Hess, B. Büchner, H.-J. Grafe: Spin gap in the single spin-12 chain cuprate Sr1.9Ca0.1CuO3, Physical Review B 89, 184410 (2014).

15. F. Hammerath, P. Bonfá, S. Sanna, G. Prando, R. De Renzi, Y. Kobayashi, M. Sato, and P. Carretta, Poisoning effect of Mn in LaFe1-xMnxAsO0.89F0.11: Unveiling a quantum critical point in the phase diagram of iron-based superconductors, Physical Review B, 89, 134503 (2014).

14. S.-H. Baek, L.M. Reinold, M. Graczyk-Zajacb, R. Riedel, F. Hammerath, B. Büchner, H.-J. Grafe: Lithium dynamics in carbon-rich polymer-derived SiCN ceramics probed by nuclear magnetic resonance, Journal of Power Sources 253, 342 (2014).


13. F. Hammerath, U. Graefe, T. Kuehne, H. Kuehne, P.L. Kuhns, A.P. Reyes, G. Lang, S. Wurmehl, B. Büchner, P. Carretta, H.-J. Grafe: Progressive slowing down of spin fluctuations in underdoped LaFeAsO1-xFx, Physical Review B 88, 104503 (2013).


12. S.-H. Baek, H.-J. Grafe, F. Hammerath, M. Fuchs, C. Rudisch, L. Harnagea, S. Aswartham, S. Wurmehl, J. van den Brink, B. Büchner: 75As NMR-NQR study in superconducting LiFeAs, The European Physical Journal B 85, 159 (2012).


11. V. Grinenko, K. Kikoin, S.-L. Drechsler, G. Fuchs, K. Nenkov, S. Wurmehl, F. Hammerath, G. Lang, H.-J. Grafe, B. Holzapfel, J. van den Brink, Büchner, L. Schultz: As vacancies, local moments, and Pauli limiting in LaFeAs1-δO0.9F0.1 superconductors, Physical Review B 84, 134516 (2011).

10. F. Hammerath, S. Nishimoto, H.-J. Grafe, A.U.B. Wolter, V. Kataev, P. Ribeiro, C. Hess, S.-L. Drechsler, B. Büchner: Spin gap in the zigzag spin-1/2 chain cuprate Sr0.9Ca0.1CuO2, Physical Review Letters 107, 017203 (2011).


9. F. Hammerath, S.-L. Drechsler, H.-J. Grafe, G. Lang, G. Fuchs, G. Behr, I. Eremin, M.M. Korshunov, B. Büchner: Unusual disorder effects in superconducting LaFeAs1-δO0.9F0.1 as revealed by 75As NMR spectroscopy, Physical Review B 81, 140504(R) (2010).

8. G. Lang, H.-J. Grafe, D. Paar, F. Hammerath, K. Manthey, G. Behr, J. Werner, B. Büchner: Nanoscale electronic order in iron pnictides, Physical Review Letters 104, 097001 (2010).

7. R. Klingeler, N. Leps, I. Hellmann, A. Popa, U. Stockert, C. Hess, V. Kataev, H.-J. Grafe, F. Hammerath, G. Lang, S. Wurmehl, G. Behr, L. Harnagea, S. Singh, B. Büchner: Local antiferromagnetic correlations in the iron pnictide superconductors LaFeAsO1-xFx and Ca(Fe1-xCox)2As2 as seen via normal-state susceptibility, Physical Review B 81, 024506 (2010).

6. G. Lang, H.-J. Grafe, F. Hammerath, K. Manthey, D. Paar, G. Behr, J. Werner, J. Hamann-Borrero, B.  Büchner: Probing of the charge distribution in iron pnictides, Physica C 470, S454-S455 (2010).

5. G. Fuchs, S.-L. Drechsler, N. Kozlova, M. Bartkowiak, G. Behr, K. Nenkov, H.-H. Klauss, J. Freudenberger, M. Knupfer, F. Hammerath, G. Lang, H.-J. Grafe, B. Büchner, L. Schultz: Evidence for Pauli-limiting behaviour at high fields and enhanced upper critical fields near Tc in several disordered FeAs based superconductors, Physica C 470, S288-S290 (2010).

4. D. Paar, H.-J. Grafe, G. Lang, F. Hammerath, K. Manthey, G. Behr, J. Werner, B. Büchner: NMR study
of the electronic properties of superconducting LaO0.9F0.1FeAs
, Physica C 470, S468-S469 (2010).


3. H.-J. Grafe, G. Lang, F. Hammerath, D. Paar, K. Manthey, K. Koch, H. Rosner, N.J. Curro, G. Behr, J. Werner, N. Leps, R. Klingeler, H.-H. Klauss, F. J. Litterst, B. Büchner: Electronic properties of LaO1-xFxFeAs in the normal state probed by NMR/NQR, New Journal of Physics 11, 035002 (2009).


2. H.-J. Grafe, F. Hammerath, A. Vyalikh, G. Urbanik, V. Kataev, T. Wolf, G. Khaliullin, B. Büchner: Contrasting spin dynamics in Zn- and Ni-doped NdBa2Cu3O6+y single crystals from Cu nuclear quadrupole resonance: Evidence for correlations between antiferromagnetism and pseudogap effects, Physical Review B 77, 014522 (2008).


1. H.-J. Grafe, F. Hammerath, T. Wolf, B. Büchner: Cu nuclear quadrupole resonance study of  NdBa2(Cu,Zn,Ni)3O7-δ, Physica C 460-462, 896-897 (2007).


Ph.D. Thesis

Magnetism and Superconductivity in Iron-based Superconductors as Probed by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Springer, Wiesbaden (2012).  (complete reprint of the Ph.D. thesis)



Invited Talks


The poisoning effect of Mn in LaFe1-xMnxFeO0.89F0.11 - unveiling a quantum critical point in the phase diagram of iron-based superconductors, Workshop "NMR, muSR, Mössbauer spectroscopies in the study of Fe-based and other unconventional high-Tc superconductors", IFW Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 18.07.2014 (2014).


Impurity Effects in S=1/2 Heisenberg Spin Chains as Probed by 63Cu Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, LOTHERM workshop "Advances in Quantum Magnets - Dynamics", Kolymbari, Crete, September 2013 (2013).

The poisoning effect of Mn in LaFe1-xMnxFeO0.89F0.11 - a combined μSR and NMR study, IFF Department Seminar, IFW Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 30.09.2013 (2013).


Unusual NMR line broadening and spin gap in the zigzag S=1/2 spin chain compound Sr1-xCaxCuO2, University of Zagreb, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Zagreb/ Croatia, 15.11.11 (2011).