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Thursday, 30 April 2009
(at 13:30 in room 115, Hallwachsstr. 3)
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Novel Boron(-Carbon) Nanomaterials: Structure, Properties and Applications.

Alexander Quandt

Institute of Physics
Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald

In the shadow of the carbon hype, there was also a strong increase in general research on novel boron nanomaterials. I will briefly review our current knowledge about various types of boron nanowires, boron nanotubes and boron sheets, and discuss some combinations with their carbon sisters. Finally I will sketch future nanotechnological and medical applications of boron(-carbon) nanomaterials.

Brief Bio:

1985-1997: Study of Chemistry and Physics at University Tuebingen
1997: PhD about many body theory and quasicrystals
1998-2001: Cornell University, USA; Georgetown University, USA
since 2001: Privatdozent and assistant professor at Institut of Physics, University of Greifswald
2003: Habilitation about nanostructured materials
2007/2008: Sabbatical at CNR-IFN in Trento, Italy
scientific interests: nanostructured materials, nanotechnology, photonics, quasicrystals
book: "The Principles of Nanoscience", Pan Publishers c/o World Scientific.

slides (pdf)

Invited by G. Cuniberti (nanoSeminar)

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