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Electron Microscopy

Electron Microscopy

The TG Electron Microscopy bundles the research and rich infrastructure of the cluster, related to sample characterization with electrons.


  • Coordinate TEM characterization capabilities at LUH, PTB and TUBS
  • Develop scalable methods for structure determination of nanostructures in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions
  • Calibrate nanometric lengths
  • Perform TEM measurements of quantum dots


  • Dual beam focussed ion beam (FIB)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Ion and electron detectors
  • Transmission electron microscope


Jungclaus J, Spende H, Hille P, Schörmann J, Waag A, Eickhoff M et al. Time-resolved cathodoluminescence investigations of AlN:Ge/GaN nanowire structures. Nano Express. 2021 Jul 13;2(3):034001. doi.org/10.1088/2632-959x/ac0598

Rösch EL, Zhong J, Lak A, Liu Z, Etzkorn M, Schilling M et al. Point-of-need detection of pathogen-specific nucleic acid targets using magnetic particle spectroscopy. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2021 Nov 15;192. 113536. doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2021.113536

Rosławska A, Merino P, Leon CC, Grewal A, Etzkorn M, Kuhnke K et al. Gigahertz Frame Rate Imaging of Charge-Injection Dynamics in a Molecular Light Source. Nano letters. 2021 Jun 9;21(11):4577-4583. doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c00328

Rossow U, Sidikejiang S, Hagag S, Horenburg P, Henning P, de Vasconcellos Lourenco R et al. Pyramid Formation by Etching of InxGa1−xN /GaN Quantum Well Structures Grown on N-face GaN for Nanooptical Light Emitters. Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research. 2021 Okt 8;258(10). 2100085. doi.org/10.1002/pssb.202100085

Senkpiel J, Klöckner JC, Etzkorn M, Dambach S, Kubala B, Belzig W et al. Dynamical Coulomb Blockade as a Local Probe for Quantum Transport. Physical review letters. 2020 Apr 17;124(15). 156803. doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.156803

Senkpiel J, Dambach S, Etzkorn M, Drost R, Padurariu C, Kubala B et al. Single channel Josephson effect in a high transmission atomic contact. Communications Physics. 2020 Dez 1;3(1). 131. doi.org/10.1038/s42005-020-00397-z

Horenburg P, Bremers H, Imlau R, Rossow U, Hangleiter A. Microscopic analysis of interface composition dynamics in m-plane alinn. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. 2019;58(SC). SC1008. doi.org/10.7567/1347-4065/ab079d

Hötger D, Etzkorn M, Morchutt C, Wurster B, Dreiser J, Stepanow S et al. Stability of metallo-porphyrin networks under oxygen reduction and evolution conditions in alkaline media. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2019;21(5):2587-2594. doi.org/10.1039/c8cp07463a

Senkpiel J, Rubio-Verdú C, Etzkorn M, Drost R, Schoop LM, Dambach S et al. Robustness of Yu-Shiba-Rusinov resonances in the presence of a complex superconducting order parameter. Physical Review B. 2019 Jul 1;100(1). 014502. doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.100.014502

Involved QF Members
Members Institution Relevant Expertise
Markus Etzkorn, LeaderTUBSAdvancing TEM characterization
Daesung ParkPTBAdvancing TEM characterization
Fritz Schulze-WischelerLUHAdvancing TEM characterization
Andreas HangleiterTUBSDeterministic Quantum Dots
Tobias VossTUBSMolecular Quantum Emitters on GaN-based devices
Andreas WaagTUBSCoherent Light Field Control; Nanophotonics for Atom and Ion Manipulation; Hybrid integration of GaN LEDs with conductive substrates
Meinhard SchillingTUBSElectronic Quantum Metrology; Optical Voltage Standard - Fast Prototyping and HTS Superconductors
Frank LudwigTUBSCharacterization of and investigation of dynamic magnetic properties of magnetic nanoparticles; Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI)
Harald BossePTBNanometrology
Marc Christopher WurzLUHDevelopment of compact vacuum pumps, pressure measurement devices and miniaturized Rb sources; Atom-Chip Based Gravimeters and Inertial Sensors
Alexander KassnerLUHAtom-Chip Based Gravimeters and Inertial Sensors
Rolf HaugLUHTwo-dimensional materials, Electrical Quantum Effects, Magnetic Quantum Effects
Liu ZheTUBSElectron Microscopy investigations of plasmonic structures
Christoph KünzlerLUHMicro-Mechanic structures