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Since 2015

Postdoctoral Researcher, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) 🔗
Topic: Non-equilibrium magnetic materials.
Ferrimagnetic films with tailored non-equilibrium magnetization textures enabled by interfaces and spin-orbit coupling are fabricated and investigated utilizing synchrotron radiation and transmission electron microscopy.

2011 - 2015

Ph.D. student, Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW Dresden), Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Topic: Imaging Spin Textures on Curved Magnetic Surfaces.
The main objective was to develop magnetic soft X-ray tomography (MXT), a 3D visualization technique based on X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) with soft X-ray microscopies. The capability of MXT has been demonstrated identifying magnetic states in hemispherical caps and reconstructing the magnetic domain patterns on cylindrical surfaces. The thesis represents a first milestone in visualizing magnetic domain patterns on 3D curved surfaces.

2010 - 2011

Graduate student, Institute of Applied Physics, TU Dresden, Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Topic: Strain-Mediated Coupling in Magnetoelectric Composite Materials.
I investigated the magnetic properties of nanocrystalline nickel deposited onto ferroelectric single-crystal barium titanate as a function of external electric fields and deposition conditions. The study paves the way towards potential applications harnessing the profound understanding of strain domains.

2011

Research assistant, Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, IFW Dresden, Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Microscopic investigation of magnetic states in cap structures by means of magnetic force microscopy and Kerr microscopy.

2009

Research assistant, Institute of Applied Physics, TU Dresden, Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Development of a 2D mesh generator to be implemented into a Discontinuous Galerkin method for numerical simulation of time evolution of optical higher harmonic waves in dispersive media. Implementation of ferroelectricity into the model.

2008

Research assistant, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Testing approximation routine to determine cluster growth based on Fokker-Planck equation.

Education

27.8.2015

Doctor rerum naturalium (Dr. rer. nat.) with summa cum laude, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz/ Germany
Topic: Imaging Spin Textures on Curved Magnetic Surfaces.
Adviser: Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt, Dr. Denys Makarov

14.6.2011

Diplom-Physiker, Institute of Applied Physics, TU Dresden, Dresden/ Germany 🔗
Topic: Strain-Mediated Coupling in Magnetoelectric Composite Materials.
Adviser: Prof. Dr. Lukas M. Eng

2006

Abitur, Federal School of Saxony - St. Afra, Mei├čen/ Germany 🔗

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