612. WE-Heraeus-Seminar

on the topic

Electrons and phonons: Interfaces and interactions





Sunday, 03 April 2016
17:00 – 21:00Registration
20:00 – 20:05 Gabi SchierningOpening and welcome words
20:05 – 21:05 David G. CahillPicosecond spin caloritronics

Monday, 04 April 2016

Tuning properties in heterostructures
08:30 – 09:15David C. JohnsonTuning properties in heterostructures through nanoarchitecture
09:15 – 09:35 Peter Kratzer Thermoelectric properties of half-Heusler heterostructures from first-principles calculations
09:35 – 09:55 Florian DöringPhonons at interfaces - thermal diffusion in multilayers with high interface density
09:55 – 10:30COFFEE BREAK
Electron and phonon transport in nanoscale devices
10:30 – 11:15Ali ShakouriNanoscale electrothermal energy conversion devices
11:15 – 12:00Fabian Menges Imaging local Joule and Peltier effects in operating nanoscale devices
12:00Conference Photo(in the front of the Physikzentrum)
Thermoelectric bulk vs topological surface properties
14:00 – 14:45Jong-Soo Rhyee Nano precipitation and interface effect in thermoelectric bulk composites
14:45 – 15:30Matthieu J. VerstraeteAb initio phonon limited transport
15:30 – 16:15 Johannes GoothTopological surface properties versus thermoelectric bulk
16:15 – 18:45COFFEE BREAKfollowed by Poster Session
Tuesday, 05 April 2016
Theory and experiment: Combined studies
08:30 – 09:15Pam M. Norris Combined computational and experimental investigation of thermal transport in thin films
09:15 – 10:00Eric TobererAccelerating thermoelectric material discovery and optimization through integration of theory and experiment
10:00 – 10:30COFFEE BREAK
Scattering of electrons and phonons
10:30 – 11:15Jeff SnyderBalancing electron and phonon scattering to optimize thermoelectric materials
11:15 – 11:35Niki F. Hinsche Electron-phonon relaxation times from first principles
11:35 – 11:55Y. V. FloresThe competing roles of electron-phonon and interface roughness scattering in quantum cascade lasers
Electron and phonon transport in model systems I
14:00 – 14:45Saskia Fischer Thermal transport in experimental model systems
14:45 – 15:30Gabi Schierning Thermoelectric signature of electronic phase transitions
15:30 – 16:00COFFEE BREAK
Electron and phonon transport in model systems II
16:00 – 16:45Clivia Sotomayor TorresFrom Phonon engineering to Seebeck coefficient control: the cases of Si and SrTiO3
16:45 – 17:05T. WangPhonon scattering induced by line defects in silicon viewed from atomic-Green's function appraoch
17:05 – 17:35Ernst DreisigackerAbout the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation -
18:30HERAEUS DINNER (cold & warm buffet, free beverages)
Wednesday, 06 April 2016
Electron and phonon transport in low dimensional structures
08:30 – 09:15Philip HofmannElectron dynamics in two-dimensional materials
09:15 – 10:00Li Shi Probing highly non-equilibrium energy carrier transport in low-dimensional and incommensurate structures
10:00 – 10:20Ruben Chavez Quasi-ballistic phonon transport in GaP nanowires
10:20 – 10:40Michael Wagner Development of template-based synthesis of nanowire-arrays and nanowire-networks based on antimony for thermoelectric applications
10:40 – 11:10COFFEE BREAK
Understanding transport by advanced structural analysis
11:10 – 11:55Stephanie Mildner EFTEM study of electron transfer at manganite-water interfaces
11:55 – 12:15 Frederik NietschkeStructure analysis and thermoelectric properties of Ge/Sb/Te materials with CoSb3 precipitates
12:15 – 12:30 Gabi SchierningClosing remarks

End of the seminar and departure





Prof. Dr. Kornelius Nielsch

IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstr. 20
01069 Dresden



Svea Fleischer
Room: A3E.04
Phone: +49 351 4659 102
FAX: +49 351 4659 541


Postal Address

Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden
Helmholtzstr. 20
01069 Dresden



Cooperative Activities

EU TIPS - Thermally Intergrated Smart Photonic Systems

DFG SPP 1599 Ferroic Cooling - Caloric Effects in Ferroic Materials: New Concepts for Cooling