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Research Group "Halbleiter- und Festkörperphysik, JKU Linz"
(Univ.Prof. Wolfgang Jantsch)

Head of the research group:
Last name:Jantsch
First name(s):Wolfgang
Title (leading):Univ.Prof.
Institution:Johannes Kepler University Linz
Organizational unit:Institut für Halbleiter- und Festkörperphysik, Abt. Festkörperphysik
Street address:Altenberger Straße 69
Postal code:4040
Assignments to Research Areas:
Research area(s):
  • Nano Electronics
  • Photonics
  • Solid State Physics
Assignments to Fields of Work According to the Austrian System of Science Areas:
Field(s) of work:
  • Magnetism (103017)
  • Nanotechnology (210006)
  • Optics (103021)
  • Solid state physics (103009)
Data Acquisition:
Date of the data acquisition:31.05.2011
Data acquisition period:from: 2005   up to including: 2009
Research Group at the Time of the Data Acquisition:
Scientific group members:
8 Persons
Dr. Gang Chen
Dr. Matthias Wegscheider
DI Marek Havlicek
DI Ralph Rothemund
Dr. Victor Tapio Rangel Kuoppa
Susanne Kreutzer
Thomas Umundum
German Käferböck
Percentage project-funded:88
Scientific Output in the Above Data Acquisition Period:
H-index of the group head:23
Number of publications:56
Five most important publications:
  1. Z. Wilamowski , W. Ungier , M. Havlicek and W. Jantsch: Spin Dependent Joule Heating due to Rashba Coupling and Zitterbewegung, arXiv:1001.3746 and submitted
  2. Wolfgang Jantsch and Zbyslaw Wilamowski : "Spin properties of confined electrons in Si",in: "Spin-related Effects in Semiconductors",ed by: M. Dyakonov, Springer Series in SOLID-STATE SCIENCES 157 (2008).ISSN 0171-1873
  3. Zbyslaw Wilamowski, Hans Malissa, Friedrich Schäffler, and Wolfgang Jantsch: g-Factor Tuning and Manipulation of Spins by an Electric Current, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 187203 (2007)
  4. Ventsislav Lavchiev, Roman Holly, Gang Chen, Friedrich Schäffler, Rüdiger Goldhahn and Wolfgang Jantsch: Si rib waveguide photodetector with ordered array of Ge islands for 1.5 µm, Optics Letters 34, 3784 (2009)
  5. A.M. Tyryshkin, S.A. Lyon, W. Jantsch, F. Schäffler, Spin Manipulation of free 2-dimensional electrons in Si/SiGe quantum wells, cond-mat/0304284 and Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 126802-1..4 (2005)
Five most important talks:
  1. W. Jantsch (invited) Spin manipulation and relaxation in low dimensional Si-Ge structures, International Workshop on:"Electron spin resonance and related phenomena in low dimensional structures" Villa Nobel, Sanremo (IM), Italy, March 6-8, 2006
  2. Wolfgang Jantsch, Hans Malissa, and Z. Wilamowski, (invited) Properties and Manipulation of Spins in Low-dimensional Si-Ge Structures E-MRS IUMRS ICEM 2006 Spring Meeting, Nice, France - May 29 - June 2, 2006
  3. Wolfgang Jantsch, Hans Malissa, Zbyslaw Wilamowski (invited) Spin-orbit interaction in Si quantum Wells Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Regensburg, March 26-30 (2007)
  4. W. Jantsch, H. Malissa, F. Schäffler and Z. Wilamowski (invited) Spin-orbit effects in low-dimensional SiGe structures 29th Int. Conf. Physics of Semiconductors, Rio de Janeiro, July 2008
  5. V. Lavchiev, G. Chen, R. Mittasch, M. Brehm, T. Fromherz, F. Schäffler, G. Bauer, D. Pogany, G. Strasser and Wolfgang Jantsch (invited) Silicon-based integrated optoelectronic devices 3rd Impurity Based Electroluminescent Devices and Materials (IBEDM) conference, Tossa de Mar, Spain, September 30th until October 3rd, 2009
Projects and Funding Granted in the Above Data Acquisition Period:
Competitive projects:
  • FWF P20550:
    Spin Eigenschaften von eingeschränkten Elektronen
    Laufzeit: 2008 - 2011
  • FWF P16631:
    Spin-Eigenschaften in niedrig-dimensionalen Halbleitersystemen
    Laufzeit: 2003 - 2006
  • FWF/FFG N1103:
    Nanoinitiative Austria - Verbundprojekt Platon 1100 - Silicon Nanophotonics
    Laufzeit: 2007 - 2009
  • FFG V01103-08-BI:
    PLATON - SiN - Silicon nanostructures for photonics
    Processing Light-Advanced Technologies for optical Nanostructures
    Laufzeit: 2009 - 2012
  • FFG V01103-08-BI:
    PLATON - SiN - Silicon solar cells
    Processing Light-Advanced Technologies for optical Nanostructures
    Laufzeit: 2009 - 2012
  • FFG Platon 35N:
    PLATON - 35N - III-V Nanophotonics
    Processing Light-Advanced Technolgies for optical Nanostructures
    Laufzeit: 2009 - 2012
  • FFG Platon NAP:
    PLATON - NAP - Nanostructures of Atomic Physics
    Processing Light-Advanced Technolgies for optical Nanostructures
    Laufzeit: 2009 - 2012
  • ÖAD:
    Overseas Scholarship Program Pakistan 2005/2006
    Characterization Studies on Semiconductor Materials
    Laufzeit: 2005 - 2006
  • ÖAD:
    Wissenschafltich-Technische-Zusammenarbeit, Österreich-Polen (Project: 04/2006)
    Spin manipulation in niedrigdimensionalen Si/Ge Strukturen
    Laufzeit: 2006 - 2007
  • ÖAD:
    Wissenschafltich-Technische-Zusammenarbeit , Österreich - Russische Föderation (Project: 9/2006)
    Spin properties of electrons in quantum dots
    Laufzeit: 2006 - 2007
Commissioned projects:
  • Infineon
Research Topics:
Current research topics:
  • Spin-Eigenschaften von niedrig-dimensionalen Halbleiterstrukturen
  • Si-basierte Photonik
  • Solarzellen
  • Ferromagnetische Halbleiter
Future topics (next 5 years):
  • Pension
  • Photonik
  • Spintronik
Teaching and Research Mobility in the Above Data Acquisition Period:
Doctor's theses:
3 doctor's theses
  1. Gernot G. Fattinger: Acoustic Wave Phenomena in Multilayered Thin Film Layer Stacks, Linz, Juni 2005 (Rig,: 9.Sept. 2005)
  2. Hans Malissa: Spin-Orbit Interaction of Electrons Confined in Low Dimensional Silicon-Germanium Structures (Juni 2007)
  3. Ventsislav Lavchiev: "Nanostructured Optoelectronic Devices Compatible with Si" (Juli 2009)
Diploma and master theses:
2 theses
  1. Astrid Hochreiner: Electron Spin Resonance in low dimensional semiconductor systems, Linz, Okt. 2008
  2. German Käferböck: Magnetic Anisotropy of epitaxial FeSi films on GaAs (001)- a ferromagnetioc resonance study (Feb. 2011)
International networking:
  • ESF Networking: Quantum Spin Coherence and electronics (QSpiCE)
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