Nanophotonics - Nanoelectronics

Dr. Mischa Nicklaus

Research topic

Tip enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Fields of interest

- Scanning probe microscopy
- Optical spectroscopy
- Functional materials
- Energy science

Education

Diploma in Physics (RWTH Aachen University, Germany) Thesis: Characterization of Ferroelectric Domains by Functionalization of Atomic-Force-Microscopy-Tips via Chemisorption of Polar Molecules

Publications

M. Nicklaus, C. Nauenheim, A. Krayev, V. Gavrilyuk, A. Belyaev, A. Ruediger. 2012. Tip enhanced Raman spectroscopy with objective scanner on opaque samples Review of Scientific Instruments, 83 (2012) 066102

M. Moretti, 2012. Effect of vertical mechanical compression on the resistive switching currents of titanium dioxide thin films International Journal of Nanoscience, 11 (2012) 1240025

M. Nicklaus, A. Pignolet, C. Harnagea, A. Ruediger. 2011. Non-contact atomic force microscopy imaging of ferroelectric domains with functionalized tips Applied Physics Letters, 98 (2011) 162901

R. Nechache, C.V. Cojocaru, C. Harnagea, C. Nauenheim, M. Nicklaus, A. Ruediger, F. Rosei, A. Pignolet. 2011. Epitaxial patterning of Bi2FeCrO6 double perovskite nanostructures multiferroic at room temperature Advanced Materials, 23 (2011) 1724-1729

Conference Contributions

2012/11 - BIT's 2nd Annual World Congress of Nano-S&T, Qingdao, China Invited Talk: "Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS) for Chemical Characterization on the Nanoscale"

2012/07 - Inauguration de l'Unité Mixte Internationale 3463 Laboratoire Nanotechnologies Nanosystèmes (LN2), Orford (QC), Canada Poster (Awarded best poster prize): "Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Characterization of Nano-structures"

2012/05 - Photonics North, Montreal, Canada Talk: "Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for chemical characterization of nano-structures"

2012/05 - Plasma Quebec, Montreal, Canada Poster: "Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Characterization of Nano-structures"

2012/03 - NanoQuebec, Montreal, Canada Poster (Awarded best poster prize): "Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Characterization of Nano-structures"

2009/06 - International Symposium on PFM and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials, Aveiro, Portugal Poster: "Domain contrast in tapping mode AFM"