• 30.11.2017

    Lab Tour at i-MEET (WW6) (Prof. Dr. C. Brabec): presentations of activities and available instrumentation.
    Location: Martensstr. 7, 3rd floor, 91058 Erlangen
    Start: 16:30 h

  • 23.11.2017

    GRK 1896 Seminar
    Talk by Dr. Simon Zabler on “Materials Characterization by X-ray Nanoprobes – current trends and future developments
    Location: seminar room 1.225, Cauerstr. 6, 91058 Erlangen
    Start: 16:30 h

  • 16.11.2017

    GRK 1896 Seminar
    Talk by Stefan Diller on “Nanoflight movies made by advanced electron microscopy”.
    Location: Hans-Georg-Waeber-Saal of the Fraunhofer IISB, 91058 Erlangen
    Start: 16:30 h

  • 10.11.2017

    Inauguration of our new X-ray microscope Zeiss Xradia Utra 810:
    Location: Hans-Georg-Waeber-Saal of the Fraunhofer IISB. Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    – Introduction by Prof. Joachim Hornegger (president of the FAU) and Dr. Michael Royeck (DFG)
    – Invited talk by Prof. Philip Withers (University of Manchester), a leading scientist in the field of X-ray microscopy / NanoCT of materials. He will talk about “Correlative Tomography – Completing the Picture
    – Talk by Prof. Erdmann Spiecker about the Xradia 810 Ultra project activities in Erlangen

    More informations are available here.

  • 09.11.2017

    SPM Lab Tour at the Department of Physics of Prof. Sabine Maier: presentation of scanning probe instruments and techniques.
    The lab tour starts at 16:30 h in the seminar room SRTL 307 (third floor), Erwin-Rommel-Str. 1, 91058 Erlangen

  • 02.11.2017

    Lab Tour at WW9: presentations of activities and available instrumentations.
    The meeting starts at 16:30 h in the seminar room 1.225, Cauerstr. 6, 91058 Erlangen

  • 20.07.2017

    Regular GRK 1896 seminar with talks by Lasse Kling from Silke Christiansen’s group with the topic “An Interdisciplinary Approach for Correlative Microscopy“.

    Andreas Schiener who finished his PhD as associated GRK member and is now working as a consultant will give a final presentation on his PhD work as well as on his experiences as consultant.
    The seminar starts as usual at 16:30 h in the seminar room 1.225 in Cauerstr. 6, 91058 Erlangen.

  • 13.07.2017

    Summer festival of the WW Department with contributing talks by Peter Felfer, who will talk about “Atome sehen, Atome zählen – Vom Feldionenmikroskop zur Atomsonde” and Erik Bitzek with a report on “Atomistic aspects of nanoscale fracture

    The event starts at 3 pm in the Ilschner lecture hall (H14) of the WW department.

  • 29.06.2017

    Guest talk by Dr. Christoph Kirchlechner (group leader at MPI Düsseldorf) with the title “Dislocations penetrating grain boundaries: Recent insights by in situ micromechanics” (Time: 2 p.m.; location: seminar room 3.31 at WW1 in Martensstr. 4, 91058 Erlangen)

    Weekly GRK 1896 seminar (4.30 – 6 p.m., seminar room 1.225 in Cauerstr. 6):
    Talks by Patrick Feldner (Project B3, WW1) with the title “Small-scale insights into superplasticity using micromechanical testing methods” and Tobias Zech (Project A3, LKS) with the title “Detection of single Fluorophore labeled DNA Interactions with plasmonically enhanced WGM Sensors”.

  • 14.06.2017

    GRK 1896 Evalluation – Day 2
    Location: Konferenzraum K3, Cauerstraße 11, 91058 Erlangen
    Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • 13.06.2017

    GRK 1896 Evalluation – Day 1
    Location: Hans Georg Waeber Saal, Schottkystraße 10, 91058 Erlangen – Seminar room 1 & Foyer
    Time: 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.

  • 18.05.2017

    GRK 1896 Poster Session

  • 11.05.2017

    Talks by Tilo Schmutzler with the title “Gold nanoparticle formation in micellar solutions – A combined study using SAXS/SANS, TEM and UV-Vis-NIR spectroscopy” and Peter Schweizer with the title “Imaging of Alkyls on atomically clean Graphene”.

  • 04.05.2017

    Non-PI meeting

  • 27.04.2017

    Talks by Jan Schwenger with the title “Development of an improved in situ Micromanipulator” and Aviral Vaid with the title “Dislocations and dislocation-interface interactions in complex crystals”

  • 24.03.2017

    Softskill Seminar “Good Scientific Practise” (9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Cauerstr. 6, seminar room 1.225). Mentor: PD Dr. Ruth Neubauer-Petzoldt from FAU
    Please register for the seminar at our GRK office (Ms. Iris Meyer, iris.meyer@fau.de)

  • 23.03.2017

    Advanced Tutorial on “Data handling”, given by Dr. Christoph Schweizer from the Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik (IWM).
    Location: H14 – Bernhard-Ilschner-Hörsaal (0.61), Martensstraße 5/7, 91058 Erlangen
    Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

  • 21.02.2017

    Guest talk by Prof. Mahesh S Tirumkudulu (Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, India) with the topic “Cracking in thin colloidal films”, 11 a.m., Kurssaal I, Cauerstr. 4, Erlangen.

  • 17.02.2017

    Tutorial by Prof. Wolfgang Peukert about “Particles in Contact – a Key Issue in Particle Science and Technology” (part 2)
    (Start: 8:15)

  • 09.02.2017

    Talk by Manuel Johnson with the title “Preparation and characterization of organic thin films grown at the liquid-liquid interface” and Cesar Omar Ramirez Quiroz with the title “Balancing electrical percolation in silver nanowire electrodes for enabling high-performance multijunction silicon– perovskite solar cells”. The seminar starts at 5 p.m.

  • 02.02.2017

    Talk by Shreetu Shrestha with the title “X-ray decetctors based on hybrid organic inorganic perovskites” and Ievgen Levchuk “Design of highly luminescent colloidal metal-halide perovskite nanocrystals for optoelectronic application”

  • 26.01.2017


  • 19.01.2017

    Invited talk on “In situ nanomechanics in the TEM and SEM”, given by Dr. Douglas Stauffer (Hysitron, Inc., USA): Tutorial and Scientific Talk

  • 13.01.2017

    Tutorial by Prof. Wolfgang Peukert about “Particles in Contact – a Key Issue in Particle Science and Technology” (part 1)
    (Time: 10:30 – 12:00)

  • 10.01.2017

    GRK/WW colloquium by Prof. Ute Kaiser (University of Ulm) with the topic “Sharper images with electrons”