Department Micro- and Nanostructures

Head of the department

Dr. Thomas Gemming
Tel.: +49 (351) 4659 298 / Fax.: +49 (351) 4659 9298
e-mail: t.gemming at the
Postal delivery: Dr. T. Gemming, IFW Dresden, Helmholtzstr. 20, 01069 DRESDEN, GERMANY
Visitors: Helmholtzstr. 20, D-01069 Dresden, Room A 2E.10

Research Topics

In our department, micro- and nanostructured materials and devices are investigated. This ranges from the basic interaction of Fe with C, the deposition of metals films by various methods up to functional devices and applications based on surface acoustic wave (SAW) technology. Furthermore, modern transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is used to image and characterize nano structured materials on a nanometer scale. The spectroscopic methods we use are Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDXS) and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS and ELNES). Material classes include thin metallic films, multi layers having special magnetic or electronic properties, molecular nanostructures like graphene or carbon nanotubes, and other interesting materials. Also various in-situ experiments are carried out in the electron microscopes.

Research projects, cooperations, and results 


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Methods applied in our group

Vorlesung über Elektronen-, Röntgen- und Ionenspektroskopie SoSe 2018

Donnerstags, 2. DS (9:20-10:50) im IFW Dresden, Helmholtzstr. 20, Raum D2E.27

Start: 12. Apr. 2018

Vorlesung zu spektroskopischen Methoden und deren Grundlagen, technischen Aspekte, Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und Leistungsgrenzen.

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