Cooperations and Grants

Cooperations

Current cooperation partners

Project: Particle manipulation with atomic force microscopy techniques
Cooperation partner: Prof. U. D. Schwarz (Yale University, New Haven, USA), Dr. E. Gnecco (Basel University, Switzerland), Prof. I. Stich (Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia)

Project: Tribology of Polymer surfaces
Cooperation partners: B. Gotsmann, M. Lantz, A. Knoll, U. Dürig (IBM Research Zürich, Switzerland)

Project: Atomic friction
Cooperation partners: Dr. M. Evstigneev, Prof. P. Reimann (Bielefeld University, Germany), Dr. H. Hölscher (FZ Karlsruhe, Germany)

Project: Temperature dependence of nanoscale friction
Cooperation partners: Prof. M. Urbakh (Tel Aviv University, Israel), Prof. R. Bennewitz (INM Saarbrücken, Germany)

Project: Nano-Ionics
Cooperation parnters: Prof. B. Roling (Marburg University, Germany); Prof. H. Bracht (University of Münster, Germany)

Project: Atomic scale imaging by ncAFM
Cooperation partners: Dr. V. Caciuc (FZ Jülich, Germany), Dr. H. Hölscher (FZ Karlsruhe, Germany), Dr. R. Hoffmann (University of Karlsruhe, Germany), Dr. B. Such (Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland), Prof. R. Möller (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Project: Nanoindentation
Cooperation partners: Dr. G. Cross (Trinity College, Ireland), Prof. P. Grütter (McGill University, Canada), U. Dürig (IBM Research, Rüschlikon, Zürich, Switzerland)


Research Grants

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG


Transregio TRR 61 (Münster-Beijing), Project B7: Characterization of epitaxially assembled multi-layers of functional organic molecules by atomic force microscopy(2008-2012)
as part of the TRR 61 “Multilevel Molecular Assemblies: Structure, Dynamics and Function”, University of Münster and Tsinghua University Beijing
Grant holders: PD Dr. A. Schirmeisen and Prof. Dr. H. Fuchs

Project: Temperature dependence of point contact friction (2007-2009)
DFG grant number: SCHI 619/6-1
Grant holders: PD Dr. A. Schirmeisen

SFB 458 (Münster), Project B17: Examination of the ion transport in nanostructured materials and thin films by time dependent electrostatic scanning force spectroscopy (2006-2009)
as part of the SFB 458 „Ion transport in materials with disordered structures – from the elementary steps to the macrocscopic transport”, University of Münster
Grant holders: Dr. A. Schirmeisen, Prof. B. Roling und Prof. H. Bracht

Project: Time dependent electrostatic force spectroscopy of the ion conductivity in
solid electrolytes (2005)
DFG grant number: SCHI 619/4-1
Grant holders: Dr. A. Schirmeisen, Prof. B. Roling und Prof. H. Bracht

Project: Dynamic force spectroscopy (2001-2003)
DFG grant number: SCHI 619/1-2
Grant holders: Dr. A. Schirmeisen and Prof. H. Fuchs


European Science Foundation - ESF

Head of project consortium ‘Nanoparma’ consisting of 9 international project partners
Nanoparticle Manipulation with Atomic Force Microscopy Techniques (2008-2012)
FANAS program of the European Science Foundation (ESF)

Member of project consortium ‘AFRI’ consisting of 8 international project partners
Atomic Friction – Molecules in Motion (2008-2012)
FANAS program of the European Science Foundation (ESF)