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Junior Research Groups at IFW

IFW promotes the early independency of excellent young researchers. Junior research groups are funded by ERC, DFG, Leibniz and own IFW ressources.

BMBF-Nachwuchswettbewerb NanoMatFutur
GreenDots: Environmentally-Friendly Nanocrystalline Materials for Optoelectronic Applications
Head: Dr. Fabian Paulus

Leibniz Junior Research Group
HELICAL: 2D Heterostructures for Fermionic and Bosonic Topological Phase
Head: Dr. Louis Veyrat

ERC Consolidator Grant
MATTER "MAcroscopic quantum transport maTERials by nanoparticle processing"
Head: Dr. Gabi Schierning

ERC Starting Grant
„Micro-GIFT“ – Microrobotic Gamete/Zygote IntraFallopian Transfer
Head: Dr. Mariana Medina-Sánchez

Junior Professorship with TU Dresden
Exploratory Synthesis of Quantum Materials
Head: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Anna Isaeva

Temp. Professorship with TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Materials functionalization
Head: Prof. Dr. Julia Hufenbach

Emmy Noether Research Group
Nano-Optical Spectroscopy and Microscopy of Quantum Matter
Head: Dr. Aliaksei Charnukha

Leibniz Junior Research Group
Computational methods for correlated materials
Head: Dr. Oleg Janson

Joint IFW-BESSY Junior Research Group
Functional quantum materials
Head: Dr. Alexander Fedorov

IFW Junior Research Group
Theory of topological phases of matter
Head: Dr. Cosma Fulga

ERC Starting Grant
Nanoscale Materials: Revealing Electromagnetic and Deformation Fields, Chemical Composition and Quantum States at Atomic Resolution - ATOM
2017 – 2021
Head: Dr. Axel Lubk

ERC Consolidator Grant
Electronic Order, Magnetism, and Unconventional Superconductivity probed in Real-Space
Head: Dr. Christian Hess

ERC Consolidator Grant
Surface-grafted metallofullerene molecular magnets with controllable alignment of magnetic moments
Head: Dr. Alexey Popov  

Expired Junior Groups

Leibniz Junior Research Group
Compliant Magnetosensory Systems: Enabling magnetic functionalities for e-skins, soft robots and healthcare
Head: n.n.

ERC Starting Grant
Elementary quantum dot networks enabled by on-chip nano-optomechanical systems - QD-NOMS
2017 – 2020
Head: Prof. Dr. Fei Ding