Young Investigator Group Magnetism and Coherent X-Ray Imaging
2022-12-01 Dr. Steffen Wittrock joined our group as a postdoc and deputy group leader. Welcome Steffen!
2022-10-31 Riccardo presented his work at the MMM conference in Minneapolis, MN, USA. His work received a prize of USD 250 as "finalist for best student presentation." Congratulations Riccardo!
2022-09-05 & 2022-09-06 Prize talk and prize ceremony for the Walter-Schottkey-Prize for Felix at the DPG conference in Regensburg.
2022-07-01 Dr. Kai Litzius joined our group at University of Augsburg as a scientist. He will also be frequently at HZB. Welcome Kai!
2022-07-01 Felix was offered and accepted a tenured professor position at the University of Augsburg and a co-appointment at HZB. The group transforms from a Young Investigator Group to a Joint Research Group. The group at HZB will continue to exist.
2022-05-16 Paper highlight: Deterministic Generation and Guided Motion of Magnetic Skyrmions by Focused He+-Ion Irradiation by Kern et al. was published in Nano Letters! The work emerged from a collaboration between Max-Born Institute, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, TU Berlin, MPI Stuttgart, and DESY.
2022-01-01 Tamer Karaman joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome Tamer!
2021-11-12 Felix gave a talk in the Online Spintronics Seminar. The talk is openly available here.
2021-09-24 Robert Peter Meier successfully defended his BS thesis. Congratulations Robert!
2021-09-16 Riccardo Battistelli won the Best Poster Award at the European School of Magnetism. Congratulations Riccardo!!
2021-07-05 Dr. Kai Litzius joined our group as a guest scientist for one month. Welcome Kai!
2022-05-18 Robert Peter Meier joined our group as a BS student. Welcome Robert!
2021-05-10 Paper highlight: Application concepts for ultrafast laser-induced skyrmion creation and annihilation by Gerlinger et al. was published in Applied Physics Letters! The work emerged from a collaboration between Max-Born Institute, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, TU Berlin, DESY, and Saratov State University.
2021-04-26 Paper highlight: Accurate extraction of anisotropic spin–orbit torques from harmonic measurements by van Elst et al. was published in Applied Physics Letters! The work emerged from a collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, and ETH Zurich.
2021-04-15 Sascha Petz joined our group as a technician. Welcome Sascha!
2021-01-22 Our first holography beamtime at the BOREAS beamline at ALBA (Barcelona) started. Daniel and Riccardo participated, with great support by Manuel Valvidares.
2021-01-06 The WEH Conference on Magnetism started today, which was co-organized by Felix Büttner together with Jakob Walowski and Bastian Pfau.
2020-10-05 Paper highlight: Observation of fluctuation-mediated picosecond nucleation of a topological phase by Büttner, Pfau, et al. was published online in Nature Materials! The work emerged from a collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Max-Born Institute, University of Mainz, European XFEL, DESY, Radboud University Nijmegen, University of Göttingen, TU Berlin and the DSSC Consortium.
2020-06-01 Our very first beamtime started today at beamline P04 of PETRA-III in Hamburg!
2020-06-01 Daniel Metternich joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome Daniel!
2020-05-01 Riccardo Battistelli joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome Riccardo!
2020-03-01 Dr. Felix Büttner started the group with his Helmholtz Young Investigator Grant. We thank the Helmholtz Association and HZB for funding our group for the upcoming 6 years!