Karsten Küpper

Karsten Küpper

Karsten Küpper

University of Osnabrück, Germany

Education

1994−2001 Study of Physics (Diploma) at the Universität Osnabrück

2001 Diploma in Physics
Thesis: „Photoelektronenspektroskopie an photorefraktiven Materialien“

2005: PhD in Physics at the Universität Osnabrück
PhD Thesis: „Electronic and magnetic properties of transition metal compounds: An x-ray spectroscopic study“

Research Experience

2005−2008 Postdoctoral researcher at the Forschungszentrum Dresden- Rossendorf (FZD) (renamed to HZDR)

2008−2012 Researcher at the Institut für Festkörperphysik an der Universität Ulm

Since 04/2012 Young Investigator Group „Elektronische Struktur (Experiment)“ at the Fachbereich Physik, Universität Osnabrück

Since 02/2016 Teaching assignments at the Universität Osnabrück (Fachbereich Physik), the Hochschule Osnabrück (University of Applied Sciences) and the Hochschule Bremen (University of Applied Sciences)

Honors and Awards:

2001-2005 Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Promotionsstipendium (2001-2005)

2007 FZD-Wissenschaftspreis

2016 Habilitationsstipendium der Walter und Sibylle Kalkhoff-Rose-Stiftung (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz)

Research interests

Methods: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Magnetometry (SQUID/VSM), X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism, Photoemission Electron Microscopy (PEEM)

Materials: Transition metal compounds, oxide thin films, molecular magnets

Applications: Spintronics, magnetic tunnel junctions, molecular electronics and memories