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Welcome to the Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics!

Research at the Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics focuses on the growth, nanofabrication, characterization, modification and applications of semiconducting heterostructures and nanostructures of ferromagnetic structures and materials, oligomers, polymers and metals. Our focus covers all aspects of nanostructures, ranging from fundamental investigations and modeling of physical properties to the realizing novel nanostructures in support of quantum optics, infrared optoelectronics, magnetic, spintronic and thermoelectric devices.

Nanostructures are fabricated using advanced lithography and processing techniques, including electron beam lithography, holographic lithography, as well as self-assembled growth of quantum dots and wires using molecular beam epitaxy, metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy and chemical synthesis. In this regard, the institute operates a Class-100 cleanroom facility containing all of the required processing equipment. The objective of nanofabrication is to produce defect-free structures in the sub-50-nm range with precise control of shapes and compositions, sharp heterointerfaces and excellent optical, electronic and magnetic properties. We focus particularly on developing site-control techniques to support the positioning of self-assembled nanostructures.

Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics

Adress

Johannes Kepler University of Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

Location

Semiconductor Physics building

Office hours

Mo-Fr: 09.00 - 15.00

Telephone

+43 732 2468-9600, -9639

Semiconductor Physics Division

Solid State Physics Division

News & Events

Event 23.09.2024

73rd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society

News 19.02.2024

Further insights into new type of magnetism

Recent NATURE article, published by Gunther Springholz and group

Fig. 1: Illustration of weak and strong altermagnetic LKSD
News 24.11.2023

Congratulations to Tetiana Zakusylo for being awarded the ÖAW DOC scholarship!

She was awarded for her PhD thesis entitled "Ferroelectric Tpological Crystalline Insulators (FETCIs) based on IV-VI Compounds".

Tetiana Zakusylo
News 17.07.2023

Habilitation of Moritz Brehm