Online Seminar Series

Upcoming Talks

Our talks start at 4:00 pm (CET) sharp on Zoom (link via registration form). We are looking forward to versatile talks and fruitful discussions!

Autumn and Winter Sessions 2022/2023

Date Talk More information
09th February 2023 Application of Antiferroelectric Materials in High Voltage Technology
Julian Moxter, M. Sc.
High-Voltage Laboratories
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (etit)
Technical University of Darmstadt
23rd February 2023 Impact of Doping Conditions on the Fermi Level in Lead-Free Antiferroelectrics
Lorenzo Villa, M.Sc.
Materials Modelling Division ?
Department of Materials- and Geosciences?Technical University of Darmstadt
Date Talk More information
14. January 2021

Antiferroelectric Materials and the FLAME Project
Prof. Andreas Klein
Technical University of Darmstadt, Department of Electronic Structure of Materials
Speaker | Talk
28. January 2021

On Antiferroelectric Phase Transitions and Model Antiferroelectric Materials
Prof. Maël Guennou
University of Luxembourg, Department of Physics and Materials Science
Speaker | Talk
11. February 2021 CeraLinkTM: An Antiferroelectric Capacitor for Power Electronics
Thorsten Bayer, TDK Electronics GmbH
Speaker | Talk
25. February 2021 Prediction and Optimization of Antiferroelectric Materials
Prof. Jorge Iñiguez
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) | University of Luxembourg, Department of Physics and Materials Science
Speaker | Talk
11. March 2021 Be in the loop with antiferroelectrics
Prof. Brahim Dkhil
University Paris-Saclay, CentraleSupélec
Smart and Functional Materials Research Group;
Structures, Properties and Modeling of Solids Laboratory
Speaker | Talk
25. March 2021 Atomic Structure, Phase Transitions, and Functional Properties of PbZrO3-based Antiferroelectric Ceramics
Prof. Xiaoli Tan
Iowa State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Speaker | Talk
08. April 2021 Power MLCCs, their designs, processes, applications, and material requirements
Dr. Guenter Engel
CeraCap Technology & Innovation Consulting & CeraCap Engel priv. ltd.
Speaker | Talk
22. April 2021 Antiferroelectric capacitors for power electronics
Dr.-Ing. Sylvia Gebhardt
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS
Speaker | Talk
06. May 2021 Ceramic Multilayer Devices from Antiferroelectrics: Current Materials and Concepts
Prof. Klaus Reichmann
Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials, TU Graz, Austria
Speaker | Talk
20. May 2021 Local Structure of NaNbO3-based Antiferroelectric Ceramics Probed with NMR Spectroscopy
Dr. Pedro B. Groszewicz
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Section Storage of Electrochemical Energy (SEE)
Speaker | Talk
17. June 2021 Bilinear Coupling and Order-Disorder Transition in the Prototypical Antiferroelectric PbZrO3
Prof. Bin Xu
School of Physical Science and Technology, Soochow University, China
Speaker | Talk
15. July 2021 High Energy Density Electrostatic Capacitors
Prof. Ian M. Reaney
Functional Materials and Devices Group
Materials Science and Engineering
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Speaker | Talk
07. October 2021 Pyroelectric Energy Conversion with Antiferroelectrics
Dr. Brendan Hanrahan
Energy Sciences Division
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Adelphi, Md USA
Speaker | Talk
21. October 2021 Mysterious but Relevant Defects: An Overview of Theoretical Approaches to Study Polarons
Dr. Elaheh Ghorbani
Materials Modelling Division
Technical University of Darmstadt
Speaker | Talk
04. November 2021 Antiferroelectric Perovskites
Prof. Philippe Ghosez
Theoretical Materials Physics Division
Université de Liège, Belgium
Speaker | Talk
18. November 2021 Energy Storage Performance of PbZrO3-Based Antiferroelectric Ceramics
Prof. Tongqing Yang
Functional Materials Research Laboratory, School of Materials Science and Engineering
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Speaker | Talk
02. December 2021 Impact of Lattice Strain on Structure and Electric Properties of Alkaline-Niobate Thin Films
Dr. Jutta Schwarzkopf
Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung,
Berlin, Germany
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16. December 2021 Inverse Electrocaloric Effect in Antiferroelectrics
Dr. Nikola Novak
Jožef Stefan Institute
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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27th January 2022 Scattering Studies on Antiferroelectric Materials
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Donner
Institute of Materials Science
Structure Research Division
Technical University of Darmstadt
Speaker | Talk
10. February 2022 Atomistic Studies of Lead Containing and Lead Free Antiferroelectrics
Hui Ding
Department of Materials- and Geosciences
Geomaterial Science / Advanced Electron Microscopy
Technical University of Darmstadt
Speaker | Talk
24. February 2022 Phonons and Intermediate Phases in Antiferroelectric Perovskites
Dr. Elena Buixaderas
Institute of Physics
Department of Dielectrics
Czech Academy of Sciences
Speaker | Talk
24. March 2022 Unveiling the Structural Balance, Phase Transitions and the Intermediate State at the AFE/FE Phase Boundary in PbZr1-xTixO3
Prof. Dr. Nan Zhang
Electronic Materials Research Laboratory
Xi'an Jiaotong University
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27. October 2022 NaNbO3: From Sodium Columbite to Modern Antiferroelectric Devices
Assist. Prof. Dr. Jurij Koruza
Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials
Graz University of Technology, Austria
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10. November 2022 Understanding Electric-Field Driven Structural Phase Transitions: From Symmetry to Machine Learning
Prof. Dr. Hongbin Zhang
Research Group: Theory of Magnetic Materials
Institute of Materials Science
Technical University of Darmstadt
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24. November 2022 Advances in Phase-field Simulation of Ferroelectrics and Antiferroelectrics
Prof. Dr. Bai-Xiang Xu
Research Group: Mechanics of Functional Materials
Institute of Materials Science
Technical University of Darmstadt
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08. December 2022 Insights into Antiferroelectric Materials from Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Andreas Klein
Research Group: Electronic Structure of Materials Research
Institute of Materials Science
Technical University of Darmstadt
Speaker | Talk
12. January 2023 Strain Dependence of Antiferroelectricity in NaNbO3 Thin Films
Thorsten Schneider, M. Sc.
Research Group Thin Films
Institute of Materials Science
Technical University of Darmstadt
26. January 2023 Local Structure and Disorder in PbZrO3- and NaNbO3-based Antiferroelectrics probed with NMR Spectroscopy
Dr Sonja Egert
University of St Andrews
School of Chemistry