Niklas Wolff

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Niklas Wolff
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)
+49 (0) 431 880 6179
Doctoral researcher


S. M. Curtis, N. Wolff, D. Dengiz, H. Lewitz, J. Jetter, L. Bumke, P. Hayes, E. Yarar, L. Thormählen, L. Kienle, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, Integration of AlN piezoelectric thin films on ultralow fatigue TiNiCu shape memory alloys, Journal of Materials Research 35, no. 10 (2020): 1298–1306. DOI:

L. Siebert, N. Wolff, N. Ababii, M. Terasa, O. Luopan, A. Vahl, V. Duppel, H. Qiu, M. Tienken, M. Mirabelli, V. Sontea, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, Facile fabrication of semiconducting oxide nanostructures by direct ink writing of readily available metal microparticles and their application as low power acetone gas sensors, Nano Energy 70, 104420 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104420

X. Tao, H. Jin, M. Mintken, N. Wolff, Y. Wang, R. Tao, Y. Li, H. Torun, J. Xie, J. Luo, J. Zhou, Q. Wu, S. Dong, J. Luo, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, Y. K. Mishra, Y. Q. Fu, Three-Dimensional Tetrapodal ZnO Microstructured Network Based Flexible Surface Acoustic Wave Device for Ultraviolet and Respiration Monitoring Applications, ACS Applied Nano Materials, (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b02300

N. Wolff, V. Ciobanu, M. Enachi, M. Kamp, T. Braniste, V. Duppel, S. Shree, S. Raevschi, M. Mendina-Sánchez, R. Adelung, G. Schmidt, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Advanced Hybrid GaN/ZnO Nanoarchitectured Microtubes for Fluorescent Micromotors Driven by UV Light, Small, 1905141, (2019).

S. Fichtner, N. Wolff, F. Lofink, L. Kienle, B. Wagner, AlScN: A III-V semiconductor based ferroelectric. Journal of Applied Physics 125, 114103 (2019).

O. Lupan, V. Postica, N. Wolff, J. Su, F. Labat, I. Ciofini, H. Cavers, R. Adelung, O. Polonskyi, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, B. Viana, T. Pauporté, Low-Temperature Solution Synthesis of Au-Modified ZnO Nanowires for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Nanosensors, ACS Appl. Materials&Interfaces 11, 32115-32126 (2019).

N. Wolff, V. Hrkac, J. Ditto, V. Duppel, Y. Mishra, D. Johnson, R. Adelung, L. Kienle, Crystallography at the nanoscale: planar defects in ZnO nanospikes. J. Appl. Cryst. 52 (2019).

N. Wolff, P. Jordt, T. Braniste, V. Popa, E. Monaico, V. Ursaki, A. Petraru, R. Adelung, B. Murphy, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Modulation of Electrical Conductivity and Lattice Distortions in Bulk HVPE-Grown GaN. ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 8, 141–146 (2019). DOI: 10.1149/2.0041908jss

E. Hadland, H. Jang, N. Wolff, R. Fischer, A. Lygo, G. Mitcheson, D. Li, L. Kienle, D. Cahill, D. Johnson, Ultralow thermal conductivity of turbostratically disordered MoSe2 ultra-thin films and implications for heterostructures. Nanotechnology. 30, 285401 (2019).

V. Postica, I. Paulowicz, O. Lupan, F. Schütt, N. Wolff, A. Cojocaru, YK. Mishra, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, The effect of morphology and functionalization on UV detection properties of ZnO networked tetrapods and single nanowires, Vacuum 166, 393-398 (2019).

N. Wolff, P. Jordt, T. Braniste, V. Popa, E. Monaico, V. Ursaki, A. Petraru, R. Adelung, BM. Murphy, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Modulation of Electrical Conductivity and Lattice Distortions in Bulk HVPE-Grown GaN, ECS Journal of Solid State Research and Technology 8, 141-146 (2019). DOI: 10.1149/2.0041908jss

A. Piorra, V. Hrkac, N. Wolff, C. Zamponi, V. Duppel, J. Hadermann, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Ti0.9Zr0.1)O3 thin films prepared by PLD: Relaxor properties and complex microstructure. Journal of Applied Physics 125, 244103 (2019).

O. Lupan, V. Postica, M. Hoppe, N. Wolff, O. Polonskyi, T. Pauporté, B. Viana, O. Majérus, L. Kienle, F. Faupel, R. Adelung, PdO/PdO2 functionalized ZnO : Pd films for lower operating temperature H2 gas sensing, Nanoscale 10, 14107-14127 (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8nr03260b

U. Schürmann, C. Chluba, N. Wolff, D. Smazna, R. Lima de Miranda, P. Junker, R. Adelung, E. Quandt, L. Kienle, Functional NiTi grids for in situ straining in the TEM. Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 182, pp. 10-16 (2017).

D. Smazna, N. Wolff, S. Shree, F. Schütt, Y.K. Mishra, L- Kienle, R. Adelung, Enhancing the conductivity of ZnO micro- and nanowire networks with gallium oxide. IEEE 7th International Conference Nanomaterials: Application & Properties (NAP), Odessa, pp. 01FNC07-1-01FNC07-5 (2017). doi: 10.1109/NAP.2017.8190199

S. Fichtner, N. Wolff, G. Krishnamurthy, A. Petraru, S. Bohse, F. Lofink, S. Chemnitz, H. Kohlstedt, L. Kienle, B. Wagner, Identifying and overcoming the interface originating c-axis instability in highly Sc enhanced AlN for piezoelectric micro-electromechanical systems. Journal of Applied Physics 122, 035301 (2017). 


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Recent Publications

N. Lukat, R.-M. Friedrich, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, C. Arndt, L. Thormälen, F. Faupel, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Mapping of magnetic nanoparticles and cells using thin film magnetoelectric sensors based on the delta-E effect Sens. Actuators A, 309. 112023, (2020),

A. Kittmann, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, L. Thormählen, V. Schell, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of SAW Magnetic Field Sensors with varied Magnetostrictive Layer Thicknesses., Sens. Actuators A, 311, 111998 (2020). doi:

A. Galka, S. Monntaha, M. Siniatchkin, Constrained Expectation Maximisation Algorithm for Estimating ARMA models in State Space Representation, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer Nature, accepted (March 2020).




Prof. Dr. Eckhard Quandt

Kiel University
Institute for Materials Science


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