Summary of our activities in 2001

 
 

Diploma Theses completed in 2001

Carsten Decker
"Spineffekte in kleinen Quantenpunkten"

Peter Halke
"Ortsaufgelöste Untersuchung des quantisierten Hall-Effekts mit akustischen Oberflächenwellen"

Andreas Hörner
"Mechanische Hochfrequenzanregungen von nanomechanischen Resonatoren"

Andreas K. Hüttel
"Tunnelgekoppelte Quantenpunktsysteme und ihre kapazitive Wechselwirkung"

Christina Mooser
"Elektrostatische Rasterkraftmikroskopie mit dem Ziel, einzelne Ladungen zu detektieren"

Dominik V. Scheible
"Gekoppelte nanomechanische Systeme für den Transport einzelner Elektronen"

Christian Schulhauser
"Optische Magneto-Spektroskopie an einzelnen Halbleiter-Quantenringen"

Christoph Strobl
"Flüssigkeitstransport durch Oberflächenwellen"

Alida Würtz
"Spektroskopie von Randzuständen im Quanten-Hall-Effekt"  
 


PhD Theses completed in 2001

Artur Erbe
"Nanomechanischer Elektronentransport"

Alexander Haubrich
"Akustoelektrischer Strom durch lateral definierte Quantenpunktkontakte."

Hua Qin
"On the Dynamics of Single-Electron Tunneling in Semiconductor Quantum Dots under Microwave Radiation"  
 


Habilitations completed in 2001

Robert H. Blick
"Integrating Electronic and Mechanical Nanosystems"  
 


Guest Scientists, Visitors, and their Sponsors in 2001

Jim Allen
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Valeri Dolgopolov
Russian Academy of Sciences, Insitute of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia
Max-Planck Forschungspreis, SFB 348

Alexander O. Govorov
Russian Academy of Sciences, Insitute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia
Volkswagen Stiftung

Matthew Grayson
Maryland, USA
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Alexander Kalameitsev
Institut of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia
Volkswagen Stiftung

Vadim Khrapei
Insitute of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia
Max-Planck Forschungspreis, SFB 348

Pierre Petroff
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Hua Qin
Volkswagen Stiftung, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

Mansour Shayegan
Princeton University, USA
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation  
 


Group Members in 2001

Senior Scientists
Prof. Jörg P. Kotthaus
Prof. Khaled Karraï
Dr. Udo Beierlein
Dr. Robert H. Blick
Dr. Heribert Lorenz
Apl. Prof. Achim Wixforth
 
Secretary
Eveline Stettner
 
Technical Staff
Hans-Peter Kiermaier
Armin Kriele
Wolfgang Kurpas
Stephan Manus
Klaus Werhahn
Ph.D. Students
Florian W. Beil
Florian Bickel
Christoph Bödefeld
Stefan Böhm
Artur Erbe
Niels Fertig
Wolfgang Frank
Stephan de Haan
Dirk Haft
Eva M. Höhberger
Alexander W. Holleitner
Andreas K. Hüttel
Jan Krauß
Hans-Jörg Kutschera
Phoenix Liou
Christine Meyer
Alexander Müller
Laura Pescini
Hua Qin
Christian Schäflein
Dominik V. Scheible
Christian Schulhauser
Michael Sztucki
Markus Vogel
Diploma Students
Christian Dupraz
Peter Halke
Andreas Hörner
Alexander Högele
Jochen Kirschbaum
Tomas Krämer
Tobias Lindenberg
Christina Mooser
Martin Rotter
Florian Schrank
Constanze Sobotta
Christoph Strobl
Jan Weber
 
 

Publications in 2001:

H. Qin, F. Simmel, R. H. Blick, J. P. Kotthaus, W. Wegscheider, and M. Bichler
Determination of the Complex Microwave Photoconductance of a Single Quantum Dot
Phys. Rev. B 63, 035320 (2001).

I. Kegel, T. H. Metzger, A. Lorke, J. Peisl, J. Stangl, G. Bauer, K. Nordlund, W. V. Schoenfeld, and P. M. Petroff
Determination of Strain Fields and Composition of Self-Organized Quantum Dots Using X-Ray Diffraction
Phys. Rev. B 63, 035318 (2001).

B. G. L. Jager, S. Wimmer, A. Lorke, J. P. Kotthaus, W. Wegscheider, and M. Bichler
Edge and Bulk Effects in Terahertz Photoconductivity of an Antidot Superlattice
Phys. Rev. B 63, 045315 (2001).

R. J. Warburton, C. Schäflein, D. Haft, F. Bickel, A. Lorke, K. Karraï, J. M. Garcia, W. Schoenfeld, and P. M. Petroff
Optical Emission from Single, Charge-Tunable Quantum Rings
Physica E 9, 124-130 (2001).

M. Vogel, B. Stein, H. Pettersson, and K. Karraï
Low Temperature Scanning Probe Microscopy of Surface and Sub-Surface Charges
Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 2592-2594 (2001).

D. Haft, R. J. Warburton, and Khaled Karraï
Luminescence Quenching in InAs Quantum Dots
Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 2946-2948 (2001).

E. M. Höhberger, A. Lorke, W. Wegscheider, and M. Bichler
Adiabatic Pumping of Two-Dimensional Electrons in a Rachet-Type Lateral Superlattice
Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 2905-2907

S. de Haan, A. Lorke, J. P. Kotthaus, W. Wegscheider, and M. Bichler
Conductance Quantization in an Array of Ballistic Constrictions
Proc. "25th Int. Conf. Phys. Semicond.", Eds. N. Miura and T. Ando (Springer 2001), Pt. I, pp. 751-752

A. O. Govorov, A. V. Kalameitsev, V. M. Kovalev, H.-J. Kutschera, M. Streibl, M. Rotter, and A. Wixforth
Electron Wires Driven by a Surface Acoustic Wave and Nonlinear Acoustoelectric Interactions in Quantum Wells
Proc. "25th Int. Conf. Phys. Semicond.", Eds. N. Miura and T. Ando (Springer 2001) , Pt. I, pp. 869-870.

J. Krauß, A. O. Govorov, C. Kadow, A. Wixforth, and J. P. Kotthaus
Storage of Photonic Signals in Voltage-Controlled Lateral Potential Superlattices
Proc. "25th Int. Conf. Phys. Semicond.", Eds. N. Miura and T. Ando (Springer 2001), Pt. II, pp. 1701-1702.

P. M. Petroff, A. Lorke, and A. Imamoglu
Epitaxially Self-Assembled Quantum Dots
Physics Today 54, No.5, 46-51 (May 2001).

A. Tilke, R. H. Blick, H. Lorenz, and J. P. Kotthaus
Single-Electron Tunneling in Highly Doped Silicon Nanowires in a Dual-Gate Configuration
J. Appl. Phys. 89, 8159-8162 (2001).

C. Bödefeld, A. Wixforth, J. Toivonen, M. Sopranen, and H. Lipsanen
Pumping of Quantum Dots with Surface Acoustic Waves
phys. stat. sol. (b) 224, 703-706 (2001).

A. Tilke, F. C. Simmel, R. H. Blick, H. Lorenz, and J. P. Kotthaus
Coulomb Blockade in Silicon Nanostructures
Progress in Quantum Electronics 25, 97-138 (2001).

L. Novotny, R. D. Grober, and K. Karraï
Reflected Image of a Strongly Focused Spot
Optics Letters 26, 789-791 (2001).

A. Tilke, R. H. Blick, and H. Lorenz
Fabrication and Integration Possibilities of Ultrasmall Quantum Dots in Silicon-on-Insulator Material
J. Appl. Phys. 90, 942-946 (2001).

M. Streibl, H. J. Kutschera, W. Sauer, and A. Wixforth
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Complex Surface Acoustic Wave Fields
Proc. "2000 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium", Ed. D. E. Yuhas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, p.319-320 (2001).

M. Rotter, W. Ruile, and A. Wixforth
Non-Reciprocal SAW Devices for RF Applications
Proc. "2000 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium", Ed. D. E. Yuhas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, p.369 (2001).

N. Fertig, Ch. Meyer, R. H. Blick, Ch. Trautmann, and J. C. Behrend
Microstructured Glass Chip for Ion-Channel Electrophysiology
Phys. Rev. E 64, 040901(R) (2001).

J. Krauß, A.V. Kalameitsev, A.O. Govorov, W.Wegscheider, A. Wixforth, and J. P. Kotthaus
Dynamics of Charge Spreading in an Undoped GaAs-Quantum Well Structure
Conference Workbook for the "14th International Conference on the Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems", Pt. I, pp.783-786, (Prag 2001).

A. Erbe, C. Weiss, W. Zwerger, and R. H. Blick
Nanomechanical Resonator Shuttling Single Electrons at Radio Frequencies
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 096106 (2001) .

A. Kraus, A. Erbe, R. H. Blick, G. Corso, and K. Richter
Parametric frequency tuning of phase-locked nanoelectromechanical resonators
Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3521 (2001).

A. O. Govorov, A. V. Kalameitsev, V. M. Kovalev, H.-J. Kutschera, and A. Wixforth
Self-Induced Acoustic Transparency in Semiconductor Quantum Films
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 226803 (2001).

L. Pescini, A. Tilke, R. H. Blick, H. Lorenz, J. P. Kotthaus, W. Eberhardt, and D. Kern
Nanoscale Field Emission Triode Operating under Atmospheric Pressure
Adv. Mater. 13, 1780-1783 (2001).

T. Brandes, F. Renzoni, and R. H. Blick
Adiabatic steering and determination of dephasing rates in double-dot qubits
Phys. Rev. B 64, 035319 (2001).

H. Qin, A. W. Holleitner, K. Eberl, and R. H. Blick
Coherent superposition of photon- and phonon-assisted tunneling in coupled quantum dots
Phys. Rev. B 64, 241302(R) (2001).

A. W. Holleitner, C. R. Decker, K. Eberl, and R. H. Blick
Coherent Coupling of Two Quantum Dots Embedded in an Aharonov-Bohm Interferometer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 256802 (2001).

C. E. Zybil, M. Vogel, K. Karraï, A. Kriele, H. Lorenz
Activation of single domains in (111) PZT and (100) SBT
Integrated-Ferroelectrics Vol 32, p.843-50 (2001).

 
 

Patents in 2001:

Patents submitted in 2001:
Florian Bickel, Khaled Karraï
"Sondenspitze, insbesondere für die optische Nahfeld-Mikroskopie, und Verfahren zu deren Herstellung"
DE10164093.5

Patents published in 2001:
Robert H. Blick, Artur Erbe, Jörg P. Kotthaus
"Electromechanical Single Electron Switch"
DE 199 61 811.9, filed: 12/21/99, patent is pending.

Patents granted in 2001:
Axel Lorke, Jörg P. Kotthaus, Aimin Song
"Nichtlineares elektronisches Bauteil"
DE19757525

 
 

Invited Talks in 2001:

Robert H. Blick

Khaled Karraï

Jörg P. Kotthaus

Heribert Lorenz

Achim Wixforth

 
 

Senior Scientists of Cooperating Groups:

Thomas Bein
CeNS, LMU München, Germany.

Alik Chaplik
Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Valeri Dolgopolov
Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Russia.

Karl Eberl
Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Heisenbergstr. 1, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany.

Jochen Feldmann
CeNS, LMU München, Germany.

Hermann Gaub
CeNS, LMU München, Germany.

Art C. Gossard
Materials Department, University of California - Santa Barbara, California 93106-5050, USA.

Alexander O. Govorov
Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Robert D. Grober
Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA.

Reinhard Guckenberger
MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany.

Wolfgang Heckl
CeNS, LMU München, Germany.

Patrik Hoffmann
University Lausanne, France.

Serge Huant
Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble and CNRS, BP 87, 38402 Saint Martin d’Hères, France.

Paul Leiderer
University of Konstanz, Germany.

Harri Lipsanen
Optoelectronics Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Otakaari 1, 02150 Espoo, Finland.

Hartmut Metzger
ESRF Grenoble, France.

Karl Neumeier
Walther-Meissner-Institut für Tieftemperaturforschung, Walther-Meissner-Straße 8, 85748 Garching, Germany.

Lukas Novotny
The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA.

Johann Peisl
CeNS, LMU München, Germany.

Pierre M. Petroff
University of California - Santa Barbara, California, USA.

Klaus H. Schmidt, U. Kunze
Werkstoffe der Elektrotechnik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Dieter Schuh, Max Bichler, Gerhard Abstreiter
Walter Schottky Institut, TU München, Am Coulombwall 3, 85748 Garching, Germany.

Werner Wegscheider
Institut für Angewandte und Experimentelle Physik, Universität Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany.

Daniel van der Weide
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

Dietmar Weinmann
Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg, UMR 7504 (CNRS-ULP), 23 rue du Loess, 67037 Strasbourg, France.

 
 

Financial Support in 2001:

Funding of this work via the following agencies is gratefully acknowledged:

Advalytix AG, München

Alexander von Humboldt - Stiftung

Bayerische Forschungsstiftung

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie (BMBF)

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Volkswagen-Stiftung  
 


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