Staff

 

Team leader

  Name Contakt
Taubner
Universitätsprofessor
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Taubner
Phone: +49 241 80-20260
Fax: Fax: +49 241 80-620260
 

Scientific Assistance

  Name Contact
konstantin_wirth
PhD student
Konstantin Wirth M. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20269
ConradsLukas
PhD student
Lukas Conrads M. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20268
PhD student
Lina Jäckering M. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20269
Research assistant
Aaron Moos
Research assistant
Maike Kreutz
 

Bachelor and Master Students

  Name Contakt
Masterstudent
Luis Schüler B. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20268
Masterstudent
Yingfan Chen B. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20267
Masterstudent
Florian Bontke B. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20267
Masterstudent
Christian Dittmar B. Sc. RWTH
Phone: +49 241 80 20267
Masterstudent
Sijie Chen B. Eng.
Phone: +49 241 80 20267
 

Former Team Members

Name
Postdoc
Dr. Dmitry Chigrin
Postdoc
Dr. Tobias W. Maß
Postdoc
Dr. Hisashi Sumikura
Postdoc
Dr. Fabian Gaussmann
Postdoc
Dr. Tao Wang
PhD student
Andreas Heßler
PhD student
Lena Jung
PhD student
Martin Lewin
Visiting PhD student
Xinrui Lyu
PhD student
Mattis Hoffmann
PhD student
Stefanie Bensmann
PhD student
Peining Li
PhD student
Ann-Katrin U. Michel
PhD student
Benedikt Hauer
 

Former Master and Bachelor Students

Name Research Thesis Topic
Masterstudent Natalie Honné " " (2023)
Masterstudent Lina Jäckering " " (2023)
Bachelorstudent Maike Kreutz "Investigation of optical switching behavior of infrared antenna arrays written in dual layer In3SbTe2 metasurfaces" (2022)
Masterstudent Kilian Wilden "Investigation of plasmonic PCM AgSnTe2 antennas and the resonance tuning of complementary In3SbTe2 antenna structures in the infrared" (2022)
Masterstudent Christian Justus "Infrared investigation of bandgap contributions to near-field spectra in thin film SnTe" (2022)
Bachelorstudent Aaron Moos "Investigation of multi-resonant infrared antenna arrays with the plasmonic phase change material In3SbTe2" (2022)
Masterstudent Oxana Maurer "Spectroscopic investigation of band gaps in phase change materials using scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy" (2021)
Masterstudent Christoph Bauerschmidt "Near-field optical investigations of Ta2O5-based ReRAMs" (2021)
Masterstudent Lukas Conrads "Applications of the optical programming of infrared In3SbTe2 nanoantenna arrays" (2021)
Masterstudent Dario Siebenkotten "Near-field optical investigation of local infrared properties of confined antimony" (2021)
Bachelorstudent Luis Schüler "Near-field investigation of the laser switching behavior of In3SbTe2 films" (2021)
Masterstudent Yigong Luan "Investigation of two-dimensional electron systems at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces using scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM)" (2020)
Masterstudent Daniel Wendland "Using scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) for the investigation and comparison of SrTiO3 as a nvel nanophotonic material hosting surface phonon polaritons" (2020)
Masterstudent Laric Bobzien "Towards Large-Area Optical Programming of Phase-Change Material Active Holographic Metasurfaces" (2020)
Bachelorstudent Selma Delic "Developing a simulation platform for the modeling of multilayered samples in scattering-type scanning near-field microscopy (s-SNOM)" (2020)
Master student Lukas Völkel "Comparing the optical programming of individual Ge3Sb2Te6-covered infrared rod and slit antennas" (2019)
Master student Konstantin Wirth "Near- and far-field investigations of highly confined surface plasmon polaritons on Ge3Sb2Te6-covered InAs " (2019)
Master student Sophia Wahl "Fabrication of Infrared Phase-Change Material Antennas and Their Optical Tuning from Narrow Dielectric to Broad Metallic Resonances" (2019)
Master student Niklas Eicker "Infrared nanoscopy to analyse the influence ofdefects in resistively switched In3SbTe2" (2019)
Master student Antonios Antonopoulos "Optical Writing and Switching of Infrared Nanoantennas Using the Negative-Permittivity Phase-Change Material In3SbTe2" (2018)
Master student Achim Strauch "Reversible optical switching of the infrared resonances of phase-change material covered nanoslit antenna arrays" (2018)
Master student Friedemann Landmesser " " (2018)
Bachelor student
Henrik Wördenweber
"Reversible optical switchable of thin phase change material layers with an increased number of cycles for improved nanoantenna resonance tuning" (2017)
Bachelor student
Ivonne Bente
"Infrared switchable perfect absorbers based on ultra-thin phase change material films" (2017)
Bachelor student
Laric Bobzien
"Single switchable surface polariton resonatorson polar crystals and semiconductors in the infrared" (2017)
Master student
Lars Mester
"Quantitative mid-infrared near-field spectroscopy of nanoscale inhomogeneities in crystalline antimony telluride" (2017)

Bachelor student
Sophia Wahl

"Fabrication of large-area IR antenna arrays using direct laser writing lithography" (2016)
Master student
Andreas Hessler
"Surface-Enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy of self-assembled monolayers with nanorod and novel H-antenna arrays" (2016)
Master student
Julian A. Hanss
"Systematic size variation of locally switched phase change materials for surface phonon polariton resonator tuning" (2016)
Master student
Ruslan Röhrich
"Investigation of diffractive coupling of fs-laser induced standing gold nanoantennas" (2016)
Master student
Mike Prämassing
"In-Plane momentum dependence of near-field coupling in subsurface SNOM imaging" (2016)
Master student
Robert Ukropec
"Scattering infrared near-field optical investigations of local free charge carrier concentrations in contacted InAs nanowires" (2015)
Master student
Johannes Reindl
"Enhancing and switching of a SiC superlens with thin layers of a Phase Change Material" (2015)
Master student
Tianchi Xu
"Switching single Surface Phonon Polariton Resonators with Phase Change Materials" (2015)
Master student
Xiaosheng Yang
"Reversible optical switching of Surface Phonon Polaritons with a Phase Change Material" (2015)
Bachelor student
Sebastian Arnold
"Charakterisierung von vereinzelten infraroten Antennen hergestellt mittels Nanokugellithographie und zweifacher Bedampfung" (2014)
Master student
Martin Lewin
"Analysis of material contrasts of phase change materials using scattering-type Scanning Near-field Optical Microscopy (s-SNOM)" (2014)

Master student
Angela de Rose

"Reversible optical switching of thin Phase-Change layers for mid-infrared antenna resonance tuning" (2014)
Bachelor student
Lars Mester
"Tuning infrared resonances of single SiO2 microspheres" (2014)
Master student
Nils Gehlich
"Charakterisierung von einzelnen fs-laserpulsinduzierten infrarotaktiven Antennen und deren optischem Kopplungsverhalten" (2014)

Master student
Thomas Kalix

"Setup for reversible optical switching of phase-change materials for mid-infrared antenna resonance tuning"
(2014)
Master student
Lena Jung
"Lateral resolution and spectral signature of buried structures in an infrared scanning near-field optical microscope (SNOM)" (2014)
Master student
Tobias Maß
"Investigations of the diffractive coupling of infrared antennas" (2013)

Bachelor student Mike Prämassing

"Herstellung von anisotropen Metamaterialien mittels Elektrochemischer Deposition" (2013)

Diplomstudent Alfred van Munster

"Infrarote Nahfeld-Spektroskopie an Materialien unter der Probenunterfläche" (2013)

Bachelor student Felix Rothe

"Programmierung und Charakterisierung von infrarotenQuantenkaskadenlasern für Mikro-spektroskopische Anwendungen" (2013)

Master student Andreas Engelhardt

"Imaging of metallic nanostructures underneath dielectric cover layers using infrared scattering-typ near-field optical microscopy" (2012)

Master student Kathrin Schönauer

Tuning resonant infrared antennas with phase change materials" (2011)

Diplomstudent
Jens Richter

"Oberflächenverstärkte infrarote Mikrospektroskopie an resonanten Partikeln" (2011)

Bachelor student
Hendrik Janssen

"Nanokugellithographie mit zweifacher Bedampfung zur Herstellung von versetzten Nanostrukturen" (2011)

Bachelor student Benjamin Weise

"Analyse und Vergleich von Veröffentlichungen über Plasmonresonante Sensoren" (2010)

Bachelor student Andrea Hartung

"Herstellung von Nanostrukturen mit Resonanzen im infraroten Spektralbereich" (2010)

Master student
Zhao Cao

"Einsatz von fs-Laserstrahlung induzierten Nanostrukturen in der Infrarotnahfeldmikroskopie und -spektroskopie"