Prof. Dr. Lorenz Kienle, Academic staff

Academic staff | Institute of Materials Science

Prof. Dr. Lorenz Kienle (Germany, 1967)

PhD University of Siegen
Research area Synthesis and real Structure
Scientific Education

Venia legendi for Inorganic Chemistry at University Siegen

Habilitation at Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research / University of Siegen

Thesis with Prof. Dr. H. J. Deiseroth at University Siegen

Chemistry Studies and Diploma at University Stuttgart

Scientific experience

Contracts and functions:
Since 2010

Head of TEM center at Nanolab Kiel

Since 2010
Member of the Faculties of Engineering and Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Since 2010
Full professor for “Synthesis and Real Structure of Solids” at CAU

Postdoc and group leader electron microscopy at the Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research

Heisenberg professorship

Heisenberg grant

Selected publications

You can find a complete list of publications at the Synthesis and Real Structure Website.

Chluba, C.; Ge, W.; Lima de Miranda, R.; Strobel, J.; Kienle, L.; Quandt, E.; Wuttig, M.: Ultra-low fatigue shape memory alloy films. Science 348 (2015) 1004.

Hansen, A. L.; Dankwort, T.; Winkler, M.; Ditto, J.; Johnson, D. C.; König, J. D.; Bartholome, K.; Kienle, L.; Bensch, W.: Synthesis and Thermal Instability of High-Quality Bi2Te3/Sb2Te3 Super lattice Thin Film Thermoelectrics. Chem. Mater. 26 (22) (2014) 6518-6522.

Hrkac, V.; Lage, E.; Köppel, G.; Strobel, J.; McCord, J.; Quandt, E.; Meyners, D.; Kienle, L.: Amorphous FeCoSiB for exchange bias coupled and decoupled magnetoelectric multilayer systems: Real-structure and magnetic properties. J. Appl. Phys. 116 (13) (2014), 134302.

Abdelaziz, R.; Disci-Zayed, D.; Hedayati, M.-K.; Pohls, J.-H.; Zillohu, A.U.; Erkartal, B.; Chakravadhanula, V.S.K.; Duppel, V.; Kienle, L.; Elbahri, M.: Green chemistry and nanofabrication in a levitated Leidenfrost drop. Nat. Commun. 4 (2013)1.

Hrkac, V.; Kienle, L.; Kaps, S.; Lotnyk, A.; Mishra, Y. K.; Schürmann, U.; Duppel, V.; Lotsch, B. V.; Adelung, R.: Superposition twinning supported by texture in ZnO nanospikes. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 46 (2013) 396-403.

Lage, E.; Kirchhof, C.; Hrkac, V.; Kienle, L.; Jahns, R.; Knöchel, R.; Quandt, E.; Meyners, D.: Exchange biasing of magnetoelectric composites. Nature Materials 11 (6) (2012) 523-529.

C. Bechtold, J. Buschbeck, A. Lotnyk, B. Erkartal, S. Hamann, C. Zamponi, L. Schultz, A. Ludwig, L. Kienle, S. Fahler, E. Quandt: Artificial Single Variant Martensite in Freestanding Fe70Pd30 Films Obtained by Coherent Epitaxial Growth, Adv. Mater. 22, 2668-2671.

Meiss, S.; Rohnke, M.; Kienle, L.; Zein El Abedin, S.; Endres, F.; Janek, J.: Employing plasmas as gaseous electrodes at the free surface of ionic liquids: deposition of nanocrystalline silver particles. ChemPhysChem. 8 (2007) 50.

Y.-S. Hu, L. Kienle, Y.-G. Guo, and J. Maier: High Lithium Electroactivity of Nano-sized Rutile, Adv. Mater. 18, 1421.

Balaya, P.; Li, H.; Kienle, L.; Maier, J.: Fully Reversible Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Li Storage in RuO2 with High Capacity. Adv. Funct. Mater. 13 (2003) 621.


Ali Reza Basir Parsa: Investigations of silver nanoparticles produced by plasma electrochemical deposition via HRTEM (Master)

Laith Kadem: Investigation of Manganese Ferrite MnFe2O4 Nanoparticles With Transmission Electron Microscopy (Master)

Rasit Burak Erkartal: Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies of Fe70Pd30 Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Master)

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