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PD Dr. Peter Zahn

Staff Scientist
Coordinator & Teaching Director International Helmholtz Research School NanoNet
Coordinator Helmholtz Network of Excellence cfaed — cfaed@TU Dresden (until Dec 31, 2020)
Coordinator Virtual Institute MEMRIOX (until Dec 31, 2016)
Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V.
Dept. Nanoelectronics (FWIO)

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Publikationen — Publications: ResearcherID  ORCID iD iconORCID  DNB

H-Index: 25 (WoS, 09Jun2022)

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PD Dr. Peter Zahn

Forschung - Veröffentlichungen — Research - Publications

All publications (by year)

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Transport Theory

Spin and Electronic Transport
Thermoelectric Transport
Tunnel Magneto Resistance (TMR)
Giant Magneto Resistance (GMR)

Electronic Structure

Metallic Multilayers, Ultrathin Films
Interlayer Exchange Coupling

Review Articles

Soft Matter, Applied Science

Lehrveranstaltungen — Teaching


Fermi Surface Periodic Table

Periodic table C. Lehmann, S. Sinning, P. Zahn, H. Wonn, I. Mertig

Fermiflächen metallischer Elemente
Fermi Surfaces of Metallic Elements

Habilitation (TU Dresden, 2005, in English)
Transport phenomena in metallic nanostructures: an ab initio approach (pdf, 3.8MB)

Promotion (PhD thesis, TU Dresden, 1998, in German)
Screened Korringa-Kohn-Rostoker-Methode für Vielfachschichten (pdf, 5.1MB)

Diplomarbeit (Diploma thesis, TU Dresden, 1994, in German)
Beiträge zur Theorie des Supermagnetwiderstandes in magnetischen Vielfachschichten (pdf, 6.1MB)

Vorträge — Talks

Wie funktioniert ein Rastertunnelmikroskop? (pdf, in German),
12. Ferienschule für Physik, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 20.10.2010
Revolution in der Festplatte (pdf, in German),
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 02.07.2010
Spintronik = Spin + Elektronik (pdf, in German),
10. Ferienschule für Physik, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 19.07.2007
Transport phenomena in metallic nanostructures (pdf, 5.5MB),
Habilitation, TU Dresden, 26.05.2005
Magnetism on the nanoscale (pdf),
Spintronics: Transport phenomena in magnetic nanostructures (pdf, 5MB),
WE-Heraeus-Ferienkurs für Physik "Neue Materialien für morgen und übermorgen in Experimenten und Simulationen", TU Chemnitz, 29./30.09.2004

NanoNet Workshop 2021 Participants NanoNet Workshop 2021 Student Award Mn dimer Graphene dispersion relation Fermi surface of Cu Multiferroic domains Spin Hall Effect

Workshop Organisation

2022-10-04/06 NanoNet+ FWIO FWIM Workshop 2022, Görlitz, DE

2021-09-21/23 NanoNet+ Workshop 2021, Neuklingenberg (near Dresden), DE

2020-10-07/09 NanoNet Annual Workshop 2020, Oberbärenburg/Altenberg, DE

2019-08-08/11 NanoNet International Conference 2019, Dresden, DE

2018-09-05/07 NanoNet Annual Workshop 2018, Augustusberg/Bad Gottleuba, DE

2017-08-16/18 NanoNet Annual Workshop 2017, Neuklingenberg (near Dresden), DE

2016-09-25/27 MEMRIOX International Workshop 2016, Berghotel Bastei, DE

2016-08-30/09-02 NanoNet International Workshop 2016, Prague, CZ - Flyer

2015-09-30/10-02 NanoNet Annual Meeting & Workshop 2015, Berghotel Bastei, DE

International Conference on Computational Magnetism and Spintronics,
Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, November 03 - 07, 2008

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