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Electronic Transport

Contact:Dr. Carola Meyer
Phone:+49 541 969 3553
Fax:+49 541 969 2351
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We study electronic transport through carbon nanotubes and graphene functionalized with molecules. Our focus is on molecular interactions with the goal to unravel spin as well as molecular dynamics of magnetic and biomolecules. Research includes:

  • Device fabrication: Synthesis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs); Lithography of electronic devices; (Bio)functionalization from inside (peapods) and outside
  • Microscopy and Spectroscopy: Characterization of functionalized CNTs and devices with abberation corrected high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and tip-enhanced Raman scattering (TERS)
  • Electronic Transport: Molecular interactions in quantum transport; Noise measurements; Magnetoresistance 

Bachelor's and Master's projects

We have always interesting topics in emerging fields of experimental physics for Bachelor's and Master's theses available. One specific subject available at the moment is Graphene Field-Effect transistors for Biosensing. If you are looking for other projects or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. C. Meyer for more information. 




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