PD Dr. habil. Harald Schneider

Head, Division of Spectroscopy

Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V.

Phone +49-351-260-2880
Fax +49-351-260-12880
E-Mail h.schneider@hzdr.de

Education / Titles / Positions

1985  Diploma in Physics, Universität Tübingen, Germany
1985 Diploma in Mathematics, Universität Tübingen, Germany
1988 Ph. D. in Physics, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany
Advisor: Prof. Dr. K. v. Klitzing
1988 – 1989 Research Associate, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany
1989 – 2005    Senior Research Associate, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik, Freiburg, Germany
2003 Habilitation in Physics, Universität Freiburg, Germany
2003 –   Privatdozent, Universität Freiburg, Germany
2005 – Head, Division of Spectroscopy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany

Awards

1980 Student fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1988 Otto-Hahn-Medal, awarded for the best Ph. D. theses of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
2001 Wissenschaftspreis, awarded by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft for scientific excellence in applied research projects carried out jointly by Fraunhofer Institutes and business enterprises and/or other research organizations

Visiting Appointments, Guest Professorships

École Normale Supérieure, France (2016), Univ. Paris VII, France (2011), Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China (2010-2013), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (2008),  Univ. of Tokyo, Japan (2005), National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa (2004 & 2005), Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan (1993), AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, USA (1993 & 1994)

Selected Publications

For my full publication list see ResearcherID.

Book Monograph

H. Schneider and H. C. Liu, Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors: Physics and Applications,
ISBN 3-540-36323-8, Springer Series in Optical Sciences Vol. 126, Springer 2007

Recent Journal Publications (Selection)

2016

L. Balaghi, T. Tauchnitz, R. Hübner, L. Bischoff, H. Schneider, M. Helm, E. Dimakis, Droplet-confined alternate pulsed epitaxy of GaAs nanowires on Si substrates down to CMOS-compatible temperatures, Nano Lett. 16, 4032 (2016)

F. Eßer, S. Winnerl, A. Patanè, M. Helm, H. Schneider, Excitonic mobility edge and ultra-short photoluminescence decay time in n-type GaAsN, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 182113 (2016)

J. C. König-Otto, M. Mittendorff, T. Winzer, F. Kadi, E. Malic, A. Knorr, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, A. Pashkin, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Slow noncollinear Coulomb scattering in the vicinity of the Dirac point in graphene, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 087401 (2016)

A. Singh, S. Winnerl, J. C. König-Otto, D. R. Stephan, M. Helm, H. Schneider, Plasmonic efficiency enhancement at the anode of strip line photoconductive terahertz emitters, Opt. Express 24, 22628 (2016)

D. Stephan, J. Bhattacharyya, Y.H. Huo, O.G. Schmidt, A. Rastelli, M. Helm, H. Schneider, Inter-sublevel dynamics in single InAs/GaAs quantum dots induced by strong terahertz excitation, Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 082107 (2016)

R. J. Suess, S. Winnerl, H. Schneider, M. Helm, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, T. E. Murphy, M. Mittendorff, Role of transient reflection in graphene nonlinear infrared optics, ACS Photonics 3, 1069 (2016)

K. J. Kaltenecker, J. C. Otto, M. Mittendorff, S. Winnerl, H. Schneider, M. Helm, H.P. Helm, M. Walther, B. M. Fischer, Gouy phase shift of a radially polarized Gaussian beam, Optica 3, 35 (2016)

2015

F. Eßer, O. Drachenko, A. Patanè, M. Ozerov, S. Winnerl, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Direct determination of the electron effective mass of GaAsN by terahertz cyclotron resonance spectroscopy, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 062103 (2015)

M. Fehrenbacher, S. Winnerl, H. Schneider, J. Döring, S. C. Kehr, L. M. Eng, Y. Huo, O. G. Schmidt, K. Yao, Y. Liu, M. Helm, Plasmonic Superlensing in Doped GaAs, Nano Lett. 15, 1057 (2015)

C. Franke, M. Walther, M. Helm, H. Schneider, Two-photon quantum well infrared photodetectors below 6 THz, Infrared Physics Technol. 70, 30 (2015)

J. Y. Jia, T. M. Wang, Y. H. Zhang, W. Z. Shen, H. Schneider, High-temperature photon-noise-limited performance terahertz quantum-well photodetectors, IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science Technol. 5, 715 (2015)

M. Mittendorff, F. Wendler, E. Malic, A. Knorr, M. Orlita, M. Potemski, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Carrier dynamics in Landau-quantized graphene featuring strong Auger scattering, Nature Phys. 11, 75 (2015)

M. Mittendorff, J. Kamann, J. Eroms, D. Weiss, C. Drexler, S. D. Ganichev, J. Kerbusch, A. Erbe, R. J. Suess, T. E. Murphy, S. Chatterjee, K. Kolata, J. Ohser, J. C. König-Otto, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl,
Universal ultrafast detector for short optical pulses based on graphene, Optics Express 23, 28728 (2015)

J. Schmidt, S. Winnerl, W. Seidel, C. Bauer, M. Gensch, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Single-pulse picking at kHz repetition rates using a Ge plasma switch at the free-electron laser FELBE, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 063103 (2015)

2014

J. Bhattacharyya, S. Zybell, F. Eßer, M. Helm, H. Schneider, L. Schneebeli, C. N. Böttge, B. Breddermann, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, A. M. Andrews, G. Strasser, Magnetic control of Coulomb scattering and terahertz transitions among excitons, Phys. Rev. B 89, 125313 (2014)

M. R. Hao, S. Zhang, Y. H. Zhang, W. Z. Shen, H. Schneider, H. C. Liu, Re-examining the doping effect on the performance of quantum well infrared photodetectors, IEEE J. Quantum Electrons Letters 50, 3 (2014)

M. R. Hao, S. Zhang, Y. H. Zhang, W. Z. Shen, H. Schneider, H. C. Liu, Near room temperature photon noise limited quantum well infrared photodetector, Laser Photonics Rev. 8, 297 (2014)

M. Mittendorff, T. Winzer, E. Malic, A. Knorr, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Anisotropy of excitation and relaxation of photogenerated charge carriers in graphene, Nano Letters 8, 1504 (2014)

M. Mittendorff, M. Orlita, M. Potemski, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Intraband carrier dynamics in Landau-quantized multilayer epitaxial graphene, New J. Phys. 16, 123021 (2014)

M. Teich, M. Wagner, D. Stehr, H. Schneider, M. Helm, C. N. Böttge, A. C. Klettke, S. Chatterjee, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, Systematic investigation of THz-induced excitonic Rabi splitting, Phys. Rev. B 89, 115311 (2014)

S. Zybell, J. Bhattacharyya, S. Winnerl, F. Eßer, M. Helm, H. Schneider, L. Schneebeli, C. N. Böttge, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, A. M. Andrews, G. Strasser, Characterizing intra-exciton Coulomb scattering in terahertz excitations, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 201109 (2014)

2013

M. Mittendorff, M. Xu, R. J. B. Dietz, H. Künzel, B. Sartorius, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Large area photoconductive THz emitter for 1.55 µm excitation based on an InGaAs heterostructure, Nanotechnology 24, 214007 (2013)

M. Mittendorff, S. Winnerl, J. Kamann, J. Eroms, D. Weiss, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Ultrafast graphene-based broadband THz detector, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 021113 (2013)

W. D. Rice, J. Kono, S. Zybell, S. Winnerl, J. Bhattacharyya, H. Schneider, M. Helm, B. Ewers, A. Chernikov, M. Koch, S. Chatterjee, G. Khitrova, H. M. Gibbs, L. Schneebeli, B. Breddermann, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, Observation of forbidden exciton transitions mediated by Coulomb interactions in photoexcited semiconductor quantum wells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 137404 (2013)

M. Teich, S. Winnerl, D.R. Stephan, H. Schneider, M. Helm, L.R. Wilson, Intersublevel dephasing in InAs/GaAs quantum dots below the Reststrahlen band, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 252110 (2013)

M. Teich, M. Wagner, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Semiconductor quantum well excitons in strong, narrowband terahertz fields, New J. Phys. 15, 065007 (2013)

M. Xu, M. Mittendorff, R. J. B. Dietz, H. Künzel, B. Sartorius, T. Göbel, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, THz generation and detection with InGaAs-based large-area photoconductive devices excited at 1.55 µm, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 251114 (2013)

2012

M. Baudisch, M. Wagner, H. Schneider, D. Stehr, M. Helm, P. Atkinson, Y. Huo, A. Rastelli, O. G. Schmidt, A. M. Andrews, G. Strasser, Fano effect due to ponderomotive coupling in intersubband response of semiconductor quantum wells,Phys. Rev. B 86, 075305 (2012)

J. Bhattacharyya, S. Zybell, S. Winnerl, M. Helm, M. Hopkinson, L. R. Wilson, H. Schneider, In-plane interdot carrier transfer in InAs/GaAs quantum dots, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 051109 (2012)

A. Delga, M. Carras, V. Trinité, V. Guériaux, L. Doyennette, A. Nedelcu, H. Schneider, V. Berger, Master equation approach of classical noise in intersubband detectors, Phys. Rev. B 85, 245414 (2012)

R. Jacob, S. Winnerl, M. Fehrenbacher, J. Bhattacharyya, H. Schneider, M. T. Wenzel, H.-G. von Ribbeck, L. M. Eng, P. Atkinson, A. Rastelli, O. G. Schmidt, M. Helm, Intersublevel spectroscopy on single InAs-quantum dots by terahertz near-field microscopy, Nano Lett. 12, 4336-4340 (2012).

S. Winnerl, R. Hubrich, M. Mittendorff, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Universal phase relation between longitudinal and transverse fields observed in focused terahertz beams, New J. Phys. 14, 103049 (2012)

Some older papers

S. Winnerl, M. Orlita, P. Plochocka, P. Kossacki, M. Potemski, T. Winzer, E. Malic, A. Knorr, M. Sprinkle, C. Berger, W.A. de Heer, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Carrier dynamics in epitaxial graphene close to the Dirac point, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 237401 (2011).

S. Zybell, H. Schneider, S. Winnerl, M. Wagner, K. Köhler, M. Helm, Photoluminescence dynamics in GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells under pulsed intersubband excitation, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 041103 (2011).

J. Bhattacharyya, M. Wagner, M. Helm, M. Hopkinson, L. R. Wilson, H. Schneider, Terahertz activated luminescence of trapped carriers in InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 031101 (2010).

I. C. Sandall, N. E. Porter, L. R. Wilson, M. Wagner, H. Schneider, S. Winnerl, M. Helm, Tuneable terahertz optical sideband emission in self-assembled quantum dots, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 201105 (2010).

M. Wagner, H. Schneider, D. Stehr, S. Winnerl, A. M. Andrews, S. Schartner, G. Strasser, M. Helm, Observation of the intraexciton Autler-Townes effect in GaAs/AlGaAs semiconductor quantum wells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 167401 (2010).

D. Golde, M. Wagner, D. Stehr, H. Schneider, M. Helm, A. M. Andrews, T. Roch, G. Strasser, M. Kira, S. W. Koch, Fano signatures in the intersubband terahertz response of optically excited semiconductor quantum wells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 127403 (2009).

L. Kuznetsova, C. Wang, V. Gkortsas, L. Diehl, F. X. Kärtner, M. A. Belkin, A. Belyanin, X. Li, D. Ham, H. Schneider, P. Grant, S. Haffouz, Z. R. Wasilewski, H. C. Liu, F. Capasso, Mode-locked pulses from mid-infrared Quantum Cascade Lasers, Opt. Express 17, 12929-12943 (2009).

H. Schneider, H. C. Liu, S. Winnerl, C. Y. Song, M. Walther, M. Helm, Terahertz two-photon quantum well infrared photodetector, Opt. Express 17, 12279-12284 (2009).

S. Winnerl, B. Zimmermann, F. Peter, H. Schneider, M. Helm, Terahertz Bessel-Gauss beams of radial and azimuthal polarization from microstructured photoconductive antennas, Opt. Express 17, 1571-1576 (2009).

A. Gordon, C. Y. Wang,, L. Diehl, F. X. Kärtner, A. Belyanin, D. Bour, S. Corzine, G. Höfler, H. C. Liu, H. Schneider, T. Maier, M. Troccoli, J. Faist, F. Capasso, Multimode regimes in quantum cascade lasers: From coherent instabilities to spatial hole burning, Phys. Rev. A 77, 053804 (2008).

H. Schneider, H. C. Liu, S. Winnerl, O. Drachenko, M. Helm, J. Faist, Room-temperature mid-infrared two-photon photodetector, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 101114 (2008).

H. Schneider, H. C. Liu, T. Maier, M. Walther, Two-photon photocurrent autocorrelation using intersubband transitions at nearly-resonant excitation, Opt. Express 16, 1523 (2008).

H. Schneider, T. Maier, H. C. Liu, M. Walther, Two-photon photocurrent spectroscopy of electron intersubband relaxation and dephasing in quantum wells,Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 191116 (2007).

H. Schneider, O. Drachenko, S. Winnerl, M. Helm, M. Walther, Quadratic autocorrelation of free-electron laser radiation and photocurrent saturation in two-photon quantum-well infrared photodetectors, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 133508 (2006).