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Klaus. H. Ploog

h_ploog_img01Klaus. H. Ploog
Emeritus Professor at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Former Director of Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik

Research Topics

Crystal growth of wide-gap semiconductors by molecular beam epitaxy

Education and Academic Employment

1961-63 Undergraduate studies of chemistry at University Kiel
1964-67 Graduate Studies of chemistry at University München (IMU)
1967 Diplom-Chemiker degree
1967-69 Postgraduate research in solid state chemistry for doctoral thesis at University München (IMU)
1970 Ph.D. degree with honors (summa cum laude)
1970-71 Lecturer at University München (tenure track)
1971-73 Senior research scientist at University Bonn and Research Center Jülich
1974-87 Senior research scientist at Max-Planck-Institute für Festkörperforschung in Stuttgart and head of the MBE research group
1987-91 Associate professor at Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung in Stuttgart
1991-93 University professor of Materials Science at Darmstadt University of Techonology
1992-06 Director of Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik
1993 University professor of Materials Science at Physics Department of Humboldt-University
2001 Visiting professor, Techninical University Eindhoven
2004 Fellow of Institute of Physics (UK)
2005 AARCNN Distinguished Lecturer (Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network)
2006 Visiting professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology
2007-08 Visiting professor at Waseda University

Research Fields of Interest

  • Semiconductor Electronics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Material Science

Selected Publications

  1. Awad, M., Nagel, M., Kurz, H., Herfort, J. and Ploog, K. “Characterization of low temperature GaAs antenna array terahertz emitters, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS (91:18), 2007.
  2. Braun, W. and Ploog, K. H. “In situ studies of epitaxial growth by synchrotron X-ray diffraction,” SURFACE REVIEW AND LETTERS (13:2-3), 2006, pp.155-166.
  3. Braun, W., Trampert, A., Kaganer, V. M., Jenichen, B., Satapathy, D. K. and Ploog, K.H. “Endotaxy of MnSb into GaSb, ” JOURNAL OF CHRISTAL GROWTH (301), 2007, pp.50-53.
  4. Deng, H., Solomon, G. S., Hey, R., Ploog, K. H. and Yamamoto, Y. “Spatial coherence of a polariton condensate,” PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS (99:12), 2007.
  5. Friedland, K. J., Hey, R., Kostial, H., Riedel, A. and Ploog, K. H. “Measurements of ballistic transport at nonuniform magnetic fields in cross junctions of a curved two-dimensional electron gas,” PHYSICAL REVIEW B (75:4), 2007.


1983 Techonology-Transfer-Award of German Ministry of Research and Technology
1989 Award of Italian Physical Society (together with R. Cingolani, University Bari)
1990 Philip-Morris-Research Award (togher with nine colleagues of Max-Planck-Institute)
1998 IBERDROLA Ciencia y Technologia Award
1999 Max Planck Research Award for International Cooperation
2003 Welker Award
2007 Eugen und Ilse Seibold-Preis

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