Dr. Henning Edelhoff (AG Wilde) and

Dr. Caio Cesar Silva (AG Busse)

finished their doctorate:
With the certificate, which was handed by Prof. Dr. Wilde (Dean of the Physics Department) on January 31st, 2020, it became official. Congratulation!


Herzlich Willkommen am Institut für Materialphysik

Wir freuen uns sehr, dass Herr Professor Martin Salinga ab dem 1. Dezember 2019 die vakante Professur an unserem Institut übernommen hat. Damit ist unser Institut nun wieder vollständig. Herr Salinga erforscht mit seiner Arbeitsgruppe die Dynamik resisitiv schaltender Materialien und ihrer Anwendungsmöglichkeiten in neuartiger Elektronik. Diese Arbeiten in der Arbeitsgruppe von Herrn Salinga werden durch hochkarätige Formate, zum Beispiel einem „Starting Grant“ des European Research Council (ERC), gefördert. Darüber hinaus ist Herr Salinga externes Mitglied des an der RWTH Aachen angesiedelten SFBs „Nanoswitches“.

Wir wünschen Herrn Salinga und seiner Arbeitsgruppe viel Spaß und Erfolg bei ihren Arbeiten und freuen uns besonders auf viele interessante und spannende fachliche Diskussionen und Zusammenarbeiten.


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Berlin: Microscopy Conference 2019 - Poster prize for Katharina Spangenberg

This year the national microscopy conference MC 2019 organized by the German Microscopy Society (DGE) was held in Berlin (September 1-5). Six members from Prof. Wilde’s work group attended the conference to present recent results. Among the poster contributions, Katharina Spangenberg, PhD student was awarded the Best Poster Prize in her category. Katharina is currently working on relaxation and diffusion studies of amorphous materials using electron correlation microscopy (ECM). ECM is relatively new microscopy technique giving access to fast time-dependent processes near or at the glass transition temperature of metallic glasses.



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ISMANAM 2019  - Prof. Wilde’s group sweeps the board

The ISMANAM symposium 2019 held in Chennai, India turned out very successful for the working group of Prof. Wilde. Due to third-party funds, he and six of his PhD students were able to attend this conference, which is the most important annual meeting of scientists, tech-nologists and students working in the field of metastable, nanocrystalline and amorphous materials. Among several interesting talks and discussions, the Münster team was honored for their research contributions: Manoel da Silva Pinto and Sven Hilke were awarded the Best Poster Award in their categories.
Moreover, the prestigious Alain Reza Yavari Award, which is the highest award of the conference series for leading scientists, was awarded to Prof. Wilde for his outstanding scientific contributions as senior researcher in the field of nanocrys-talline and amorphous materials.
Congratulations to all!

Bachelor's and master's degrees from the summer term 2019

We congratulate

Marco Meyersieck, Klara Spieker and Lydia Daum on his bachelor's degree and
Felix Kipke, Saba Khademorezaian, Lena Frommeyer, Manoel da Silva Pinto, Marcel Glienke and Aaron Rigoni on his master's degree!

Outstanding Reviewer 2018

Prof. Gerhard Wilde and private lecturer Dr. Divinskiy were honoured as outstanding reviewers 2018 for the journal Acta Materialia.

Latest Publications

Josua Kottke, Daniel Utt, Mathilde Laurent-Brocq, Adnan Fareed, Daniel Gaertner, Loïc Perrière, Łukasz Rogal, Alexander Stukowski, Karsten Albe, Sergiy V. Divinski, Gerhard Wilde
Experimental and theoretical studies of tracer diffusion in a series of (CoCrFeMn)100-xNix alloys
Acta Materialia, Volume 194, 1 August 2020, Pages 236-248, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2020.05.037

Daniel Gaertner, Josua Kottke, Yury Chumlyakov, Fabian Hergemöller, Gerhard Wilde, Sergiy V. Divinski
Tracer diffusion in single crystalline CoCrFeNi and CoCrFeMnNi high-entropy alloys: Kinetic hints towards a low-temperature phase instability of the solid-solution?
Scripta Materialia, Volume 187, October 2020, Pages 57-62, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2020.05.060


Farnaz A. Davani a, Sven Hilke a, Harald R€osner a, *, David Geissler, Annett Gebert,Gerhard Wilde
On the shear-affected zone of shear bands in bulk metallic glasses
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 837 (2020) 155494


Hongbo Zhou, Sven Hilke, Eloi Pineda, Martin Peterlechner, Yuriy Chushkin, Sankaran Shanmugam, Gerhard Wilde
X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy revealing the change of relaxation dynamics of a severely deformed Pd-based bulk metallic glass
Acta Materialia, Volume 195, 15 August 2020, Pages 446-453, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2020.05.064


Alexey Prosvetova, Georges Hamaoui, Nicolas Horny, Mihai Chirtoc, Florent Yang, Christina Trautmann, Marilena Tomut
Degradation of thermal transport properties in fine-grained isotropic graphite exposed to swift heavy ion beams
Acta Materialia, Volume 184, 1 February 2020, Pages 187-198, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2019.11.037


Jan K. Prüßing, Tim Böckendorf, Gerry Hamdana, Erwin Peiner, and Hartmut Bracht
Defect distribution in boron doped silicon nanostructures characterized by means of scanning spreading resistance microscopy
Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 055703 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5134558


M Murlikrishna, M Vaidya, BS Murty, SV Divinski, G Wilde
Tracer diffusion in ordered pseudo-binary multicomponent aluminides
Scripta Materialia, 178 (2020) 227-231, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2019.11.044


F Emeis, M Peterlechner, G Wilde
Hall–Petch Relations of Severely Deformed Cu, Ni, and Cu–Ni Alloys: Analysis of the Dislocation Blockage Strength of Deformation‐Modified Grain Boundaries
Advanced Engineering Materials, 22 (2020), https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201900429


Felix Kipke, Tobias Südkamp, Jan K. Prüßing, Dominique Bougeard, and Hartmut Bracht
Diffusion of boron in germanium at 800–900 °C revisited
Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 025703 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5134537