Ellipsometry and Polariton Physics Group
Carsten Bundesmann
Dr. rer. nat.

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Scientific activities

Fields of expertise
  • Thin film growth by ion beam sputter deposition (IBSD):
    • Key publication:
      C. Bundesmann, H. Neumann
      Tutorial: The Systematics of Ion Beam Sputtering
      for Deposition of Thin Films with Tailored Properties

      J. Appl. Phys., 124 (2018) 231102. DOI: 10.1063/1.5054046
    • Full list of publications on IBSD.
  • Ex-situ and in-situ thin film characterization:
    • Optical characterization by spectroscopic ellipsometry (UV-Vis-NIR and FTIR):
      Determining dielectric functions, complex index of refraction, thickness, free charge carrier parameters, lattice vibration parameters, composition, strain, ...
    • Raman scattering spectroscopy
    • Reflection and transmission spectroscopy (UV-Vis-NIR and FTIR)
    • Electric characterization using 4-point-probe measurements (4PPM)
  • In-situ characterization of ion sources and electric propulsion thrusters:
    • Key publication:
      C. Bundesmann, C. Eichhorn, F. Scholze, et al.,
      An advanced electric propulsion diagnostic (AEPD) platform for in-situ characterization of electric propulsion thrusters and ion beam sources
      Eur. Phys. J. D 70 (2016) 217. DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2016-70236-0
    • Full list of publications on EP.
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Further scientific activities:
  • FTIR and Raman spectroscopy of ZnO and ZnO-related thin films.
  • Optical characterization of AIII-BV semiconductors:
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Other activities & memberships
  • 7th Russian-German Conference on Electric Propulsion and Their Application, Rauischholzhausen, 2018
    (Organizing committee)
  • Mitglied Wissenschaftlich-Technischer Rat (Scientific-Technical Council) at IOM
    (Member since 2016, currently chairman)
  • 6th Russian-German Conference on Electric Propulsion and Their Application, Samara, Russian Federation, 2016
    (Organizing committee)
  • 5th Russian-German Conference on Electric Propulsion and Their Application, Dresden, 2014
    (Organizing committee)
  • 7th European Workshop Ellipsometry, Leipzig, 2012
    (Organizing committee)
  • Arbeitskreis Ellipsometrie - Paul Drude e.V. (AKE)
    (Member since 2011, extended executive board 2012-2018)
  • 4th German Workshop on Electric Propulsion, Leipzig, 2010
    (Organizing committee)
  • Tutor in the Advanced Physics Laboratory, University of Leipzig, 2002-2005
  • Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
    (Member since 2002)
Referee activities
  • Applied Physics Letters, Applied Surface Science, Europhysics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Optical Materials, physica status solidi, Superlattices and Microstructures, The European Physical Journal B, Thin Solid Films

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