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Topological Insulators and Narrow Gap Semiconductors.
 

Group Leader:
a.Univ. Prof. Dr. Gunther Springholz

Group members:
DI Christian Großauer
DI Stefan Wimmer
Leon Kainz, BSc
Yasaman Kolvandi, BSc
em.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Günther Bauer

Research Fields:

Bismuth-Chalcogenide based Topological Insulators
         Epitaxial growth, structure and electronic properties

IV-VI Semiconductor Topological Crystalline Insulators
         Epitaxial growth, quantum well heterostructures, superlattices
         Electronic properties and tansport

Self-Assembled Quantum Dots and Nanowires
         IV-VI semiconductor quantum dots in II-VI matrices
         Self-assembled Si/Ge nanostructures

Multiferroics and Magnetic Semiconductors
         GeTe, GeMnTe, EuSe, EuTe, BiMnTe, BiMnSe, etc.

Techniques
         Molecular beam epitaxy
         Scanning tunneling microscopy and scanning probe microscopy
         X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy
         Infrared spectroscopy, magnetotransport
         Angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (synchrotron)