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Dr. rer. nat. Mathias Weiler

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+49 89 289-14226
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mathias.weiler@mytum.de
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Groups
Technical Physics
TUM Department of Physics
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on appointment

Courses and Dates

Offered Bachelor’s or Master’s Theses Topics

Magnetization dynamics in chiral magnets

Chiral magnetic materials show exotic magnetic properties such as a skyrmion lattice phase and have strong application potential for future spintronic devices. For these applications, a detailed understanding of the magnetization dynamics in these materials is required. At WMI, we routinely use broadband magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study magnetization dynamics as a function of magnetic field, temperature and frequency in a wide range of different materials. Now, magnetization dynamics in thin film and bulk chiral magnets shall be explored, with a focus on novel resonance phenomena.

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented master student who is interested in joining our magnetization dynamics project. During your thesis, you will use state-of-the-art microwave equipment such as vector network analyzers as well as magnet cryostats and will work on the forefront of a rapidly developing scientific field.

suitable as
  • Master’s Thesis Condensed Matter Physics
  • Master’s Thesis Applied and Engineering Physics
Supervisor: Rudolf Gross
Manipulation von Spinwellen mit durch Spin-Bahn-Koppling vermittelten Drehmomenten

The field of magnonics deals with exploiting the collective spin dynamics (spin waves) of magnetically ordered materials for computational purposes. Efficient and scalable schemes for controlling spin waves in thin film ferromagnets thus have large application relevance. The magnetic torques arising due to the spin-orbit interaction allow to control spin waves by electric currents and acoustic waves at GHz frequencies. We are particularly interested in a spatially-resolved study of the interaction of spin waves with acoustic and current-induced torques in nanopatterned devices with application potential for spintronics.

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated master student who is interested in joining our spin dynamics project. During your thesis, you will use state-of-the-art nanolithography and thin film deposition tools to fabricate hybrid devices that allow for the interaction of spin waves with electrical currents and acoustic waves. You will study spin waves in these devices using optical and microwave spectroscopy methods

suitable as
  • Master’s Thesis Condensed Matter Physics
  • Master’s Thesis Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Master’s Thesis Quantum Science & Technology
Supervisor: Rudolf Gross
Topologische magnetische Phasen in Dünnschicht-Heterostrukturen

The broken inversion symmetry at the interface of thin film ferromagnets and normal metals with strong spin-orbit coupling can give rise to chiral magnetic order. These chiral magnetic materials show exotic magnetic properties such as a skyrmion lattice phase and have strong application potential for future spintronic devices. For these applications, a detailed understanding of the magnetization dynamics in these materials is required. The goal of this master thesis is to fabricate such thin film multilayer structures using sputter deposition techniques and analyze their dynamic magnetic properties using broadband ferromagnetic resonance spectroscopy.

We are looking for a highly motivated master student to carry out these experiments on interfacial effects in metallic multilayers. In this thesis you will work on the fabrication of these multilayer structures using UHV sputter deposition systems and subsequently determine their magnetic properties using broadband ferromagnetic resonance spectroscopy and SQUID magnetometry

suitable as
  • Master’s Thesis Condensed Matter Physics
  • Master’s Thesis Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Master’s Thesis Quantum Science & Technology
Supervisor: Rudolf Gross
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