Thursday, 10 November, 2011
Dr. Hubert Krenner joins CeNS as Extraordinary Member
Hubert Krenner studied Physics at Technische Universität München where he received his Diploma degree at the Walter Schottky Institut in Garching in the groups of Gerhard Abstreiter and Artur Zrenner in December 2001. In February 2006 he was awarded a doctoral degree for his work on electrically tunable single and coupled quantum dots in the groups of Gerhard Abstreiter and Jonathan Finley at the Walter Schottky Institut. In May 2006 he joined the group of Pierre Petroff at the Materials Department at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) as a Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation. At UCSB he focused on electrically gated optical memory devices using single quantum nanostructures and in collaboration with the group of Dirk Bouwmeester, electro-mechanically tunable photonic crystal optical nano-resonators. In May 2008 he returned to Germany to extend his research on tunable optically active nanostructures on surface acoustic waves in the group of Achim Wixforth at the University of Augsburg. Since May 2011 he is the head of a Emmy Noether Junior Research group at the University of Augsburg. With his team he explores acoustically tunable planar nanophotonic circuits and nanophotonic elements and quantum emitters synthesized by bottom-up site-selective ion beam implantation.