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Sebastian Loth

  • Independent Research Group Leader

Max-Planck Department for Structural Dynamics
Center for Free-Electron Laser Science
c/o Desy, Bldg. 99, Rm. 02.087
Luruper Chaussee 149
22761 Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Sebastian Loth
Phone: +49 40 8998 6273
Fax: +49 40 8998 1958

Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Heisenbergstr. 1
70569 Stuttgart, Germany


room 4D12
Phone: +49 (0)711 689 1431

Short Bio


Curriculum Vitae

 2011 Max-Planck Research Group - Dynamics of Nanoelectronic Systems
Group Leader
hosted at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, Hamburg, Germany
and the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

2008 – 2011   IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose CA, USA
Postdoctoral Researcher
exploration of atomically assembled nanostructures for novel schemes in
data-storage and quantum information processing

2007 Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Germany
Ph.D. degree in Physics, IV. Physikalisches Institut (Semiconductor Physics)
studies of nanoscale phenomena in operating semiconductor elements using
low-temperature scanning tunnelling microscopy

2004 Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Germany
Diploma degree in Physics

2001 – 2002 General Manager
Olesno Konstrukcje + Montaz Sp. z o. o., Zabrze, Poland
administration and time scheduling for assembly of industrial wood processing plants

2001 University of Bielefeld, Germany
Intermediate diploma


Awards and Scholarships

2008 – 2010           Feodor-Lynen research scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation

2007  Dissertation award of the Berliner-Ungewitter foundation

2005 – 2007  Doctorate scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

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