Prof. Dr. Joachim Wosnitza

Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Phone: +49 351 260 3524

Julia Blöcker

Secretary/ Administration,
Phone: +49 351 260 3527

Nicole Zimmermann

Phone: +49 351 260 3535


Publication: Magnetic Field Induced Quantum Spin Liquid in the Two Coupled Trillium Lattices of K2Ni2(SO4)

Zivkovic, I. et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 127 (2021), 157204

Publication: Large linear non-saturating magnetoresistance and high mobility in ferromagnetic MnBi

He, Y. et al., Nat. Comm. 12 (2021), 4576

Publication: Origin of the quasi-quantized Hall effect in ZrTe5

Galeski, S. et al., Nat. Comm. 12 (2021), 3197

Newsletter: Read the latest news from the four leading high field labs in Europe on the EMFL website.

EMFL News 2/2021 ©Copyright: EMFL

Video: EMFL - Science in High Magnetic Fields

Get more information


High Magnetic Field Laboratory - Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdoerfer

Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdörfer - Porträt für Web-Visitenkarte

Hochfeld-Magnetlabor Dresden

Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdörfer

Tel.: +49 351 260 - 3320
Fax: +49 351 260 - 3531

Scientific career:

2014-2018 Member of the Advisory Board of the 'Physik Journal'
2012-2018 Elected associate of the Scientific Technical Advisory Board of the HZDR
2011 Head of Department, Dresden High Magnetic Field Laboratory (HLD), Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)
2010 FZD Research Award 2009
2006 FZD Science Communication Award
2004 Head of project team 'High Magnetic Field Laboratory', FZD
2003 Deputy head of project team 'High Magnetic Field Laboratory', FZD
2001- Scientist, FZD
1999-2001 Habilitation grants, German Science Foundation (DFG), Bayreuth University
1999 Walter-Schottky Award for Solid-State Physics, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (Paper)
1998 Postdoc, Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD)
1995-1998 Postdoc, Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin
1995 Research Award of the Emil-Warburg Foundation
1994-1995 Postdoc, Bayreuth University, DFG-Graduiertenkolleg "Materials and phenomena at very low temperatures"
1990-1994 PhD work, experimental physics, Bayreuth University "Kernspinordnung und Spinglasverhalten bei ultratiefen Temperaturen"
1989 Diploma, physics, Bayreuth University, Germany

Scientific focus:

  • Magnetic and superconducting properties, transport and ordering phenomena in complex correlated quantum materials
  • Experimental techniques (e.g. SQUID and Hall magnetometry, AC susceptometry) under extreme sample conditions, high magnetic fields and low temperatures
  • Numerical-based (finite elements) design of pulsed-power supplies, magnets, cryotechnical equipment for research, medical engineering and industrial applications
  • Project planning of research facilities and complex technical installations

Scientific publications:

(examples picked from the list of about 170 papers during 1994 - 2020)

  • PRB 95, 184418 (2017): Evolution of antiferromagnetic domains in the all-in-all-out ordered pyrochlore Nd2Zr2O7
  • Nature Physics 3826 (2016): Physical realization of a quantum spin liquid based on a complex frustration mechanism
  • Science 346, 325 (2014): Laboratory formation of a scaled protostellar jet by coaligned poloidal magnetic field
  • PRL 109, 247203 (2012): Strong paramagnetism of Au nanoparticles deposited on a Sulfolobus acidocaldarius S layer
  • PRB 83, 140501(R) (2011): Structure-induced coexistence of ferromagnetic and superconducting states of single-phase Bi3Ni ...
  • APL 97, 192505 (2010): On-chip superconductivity via gallium overdoping of silicon
  • PRL 102, 217003 (2009): Superconducting State in a Gallium-Doped Germanium Layer at Low Temperatures
  • PRL 102, 037205 (2009): Magnetic Structure of RuSr2GdCu2O8 Determined by Resonant X-Ray Diffraction
  • PRL 82, 4528 (1999): Superconductivity of Compacted Platinum Powder at Very Low Temperatures
  • PRL 80, 4787 (1998): Magnetization of Ag Sinters Made of Compressed Particles of Nanometer Grain Size and Their Coupling to Liquid 3He
  • PRL 78, 1122 (1997): Interplay of Nuclear Magnetism and Superconductivity in AuIn2
  • PRL 74, 1665 (1995): Spontaneous Nuclear Ferromagnetic Ordering of In Nuclei in AuIn2
  • PRL 72, 148 (1994): Nuclear Ferromagnetic Ordering of 141Pr in the Diluted Van Vleck Paramagnets Pr1-xYxNi5

Further works of Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdörfer are also available on the list of publications of the HLD.