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People currently working in our group:

Juliane Mörsel
Markus Scheidgen
Archana Manoharan
Christian Vorwerk
Claudia Draxl
Benedikt Maurer
Helen Jurscha
Hannah Kleine
Maria Troppenz
Le Fang
Olga Turkina
Pasquale Pavone
Santiago Rigamonti
Benedikt Hoock
Sven Lubeck
Julian Graupner
Tim Bechtel
Jungho Shin
Konstantin Lion
Martin Kuban
Sebastian Tillack
Axel Hübner
Victoria Coors
Daniel Speckhard
Mao Yang
Cecilia Vona
Maximilian Schebeck
Simon Gabaj
Peter Weber
Ignacio Gonzalez
  • Juliane Mörsel
  • Markus Scheidgen
  • Archana Manoharan
  • Christian Vorwerk
  • Claudia Draxl
  • Benedikt Maurer
  • Helen Jurscha
  • Hannah Kleine
  • Maria Troppenz
  • Le Fang
  • Olga Turkina
  • Pasquale Pavone
  • Santiago Rigamonti
  • Benedikt Hoock
  • Sven Lubeck
  • Julian Graupner
  • Tim Bechtel
  • Jungho Shin
  • Konstantin Lion
  • Martin Kuban
  • Sebastian Tillack
  • Axel Hübner
  • Victoria Coors
  • Daniel Speckhard
  • Mao Yang
  • Cecilia Vona
  • Maximilian Schebeck
  • Simon Gabaj
  • Peter Weber
  • Ignacio Gonzalez

Research

Our research interests cover theorectical concepts and methodology, the development of computer codes, and their application to answer questions related to a variety of materials and their properties.

We mainly deal with all-electron full-potential methods of density-functional theory (DFT), in particular the (linearized) augmented planewave + local orbital (L)APW+lo method as implemented in the exciting package that is developed in the group.

A particular focus of the group concerns the quantum-based description of radiation-matter interaction. The underlying methodology is many-body perturbation theory and time-dependent DFT (TDDFT). Our approches of theoretical spectroscopy cover various types of excitations, like photoemission, optical and X-ray absorption, electron-loss spectroscopy, and Raman scattering. The latter connects to another core area that is electron-phonon coupling.

Selected third-party funded projects:

  • Collaborative Research Project HIOS (sfb 951)
  • Collaborative Research Project on Molecular Switches on Surfaces (sfb 658)
  • ETERNAL: Exploring Thermoelectric Properties of Novel Materials
  • MatSEC (Materials for Solar Energy Conversion): graduate school, HZB
  • Hybrid4Energy: joint graduate school of HU Berlin and HZB
  • NOMAD Laboratory (Novel Materials Discovery): EU Center of Excellence
  • INFORM