Franz Faupel

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Franz Faupel
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)
Multicomponent Materials
Institute for Materials Science
Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel
+49 (0) 431 880 6225
Lead of projects A2, A4, B7
A2, A4, B7


P. Durdaut, E. Rubiola, J.-M. Friedt, C. Müller, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, J. McCord, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Fundamental Noise Limits and Sensitivity of Piezoelectrically Driven Magnetoelastic Cantilevers. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (2020).

J. Schmalz, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, B. Spetzler, F. Faupel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, M. Gerken, Multi-Mode Love-Wave SAW Magnetic-Field Sensors. Sensors (2020), 20, 3421,

N. Lukat, R.-M. Friedrich, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, C. Arndt, L. Thormälen, F. Faupel, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Mapping of magnetic nanoparticles and cells using thin film magnetoelectric sensors based on the delta-E effect Sens. Actuators A, 309. 112023, (2020),

L. Siebert, N. Wolff, N. Ababii, M. Terasa, O. Luopan, A. Vahl, V. Duppel, H. Qiu, M. Tienken, M. Mirabelli, V. Sontea, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, Facile fabrication of semiconducting oxide nanostructures by direct ink writing of readily available metal microparticles and their application as low power acetone gas sensors, Nano Energy 70, 104420 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104420

S. Schröder, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus and F. Faupel. Nanoscale gradient copolymer films via single-step deposition from the vapor phase. Mater. Today, article in press (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2020.02.004

M. H. Burk, S. Schröder, W. Moormann, D. Langbehn, T. Strunskus, S. Rehders, R. Herges and F. Faupel. Fabrication of Diazocine-Based Photochromic Organic Thin Films via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition. Macromolecules 53, 1164 (2020). DOI:

B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, F. Faupel, Magnetic Sensitivity of Bending-Mode Delta-E-Effect Sensors, Phys. Rev. Applied 12, 064036 (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.12.064036

B. Spetzler, EV. Golubeva, C. Müller, J. McCord, F. Faupel, Frequency Dependency of the Delta-E Effect and the Sensitivity of Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors 19, 4769 (2019).

O. Lupan, V. Postica, N. Wolff, J. Su, F. Labat, I. Ciofini, H. Cavers, R. Adelung, O. Polonskyi, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, B. Viana, T. Pauporté, Low-Temperature Solution Synthesis of Au-Modified ZnO Nanowires for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Nanosensors, ACS Appl. Materials&Interfaces 11, 32115-32126 (2019).

C. Tu, Z.Q. Chu, B. Spetzler, P. Hayes, C.Z. Dong, X.F. Liang, H.H. Chen, Y.F. He, Y.Y. Wei, I. Lisenkov, H. Lin, Y.H. Lin, J. McCord, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, N.X. Sun, Mechanical-Resonance-Enhanced Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Heterostructures for Magnetometers, Mechanical Antennas, Tunable RF Inductors, and Filters Materials 12, 2259 (2019).

M. Scharnberg, S. Rehders, Ö. Adiyaman, S. Schröder, T. Strunskus and F. Faupel. Evaporated electret films with superior charge stability based on Teflon AF 2400. Org. Electron. 70, 167 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.04.016

B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, J. Reermann, P. Durdaut, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, Influence of the quality factor on the signal to noise ratio of magnetoelectric sensors based on the delta-E effect. Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 183504 (2019).

O. Lupan, V. Postica, M. Hoppe, N. Wolff, O. Polonskyi, T. Pauporté, B. Viana, O. Majérus, L. Kienle, F. Faupel, R. Adelung, PdO/PdO2 functionalized ZnO : Pd films for lower operating temperature H2 gas sensing, Nanoscale 10, 14107-14127 (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8nr03260b

S. Schröder, T. Strunskus, S. Rehders, K. K. Gleason and F. Faupel. Tunable polytetrafluoroethylene electret films with extraordinary charge stability synthesized by initiated chemical vapor deposition for organic electronics applications. Sci. Rep. 9, 2237 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-38390-w

M. Mintken, M. Schweichel, S. Schröder, S. Kaps, J. Carstensen, Y. K. Mishra, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel and R. Adelung. Nanogenerator and piezotronic inspired concepts for energy efficient magnetic field sensors. Nano Energy 56, 420 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.11.031

Friedrich, R.-M., S. Zabel, A. Galka, N. Lukat, J.-M. Wagner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, C. Selhuber-Unkel, M. Siniatchkin, F. Faupel, Magnetic particle mapping using magnetoelectric sensors as an imaging modality. Scientific Reports, 9: 2086 (2019).

Oral C. Aktas, S. Schröder, S. Veziroglu, M. Z. Ghori, A. Haidar, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus, K. K. Gleason and F. Faupel. Superhydrophobic 3D Porous PTFE/TiO2 Hybrid Structures. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 6, 1801967 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/admi.201801967

R. Hirschberg, M. Scharnberg, S. Schröder, S. Rehders, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel, Electret films with extremely high charge stability prepared by thermal evaporation of Teflon AF. Organic Electronics (2018). 

A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, S. Zabel, J. Reermann, J. Schmalz, B. Spetzler, D. Meyners, N. X. Sun, J. McCord, M. Gerken, G. Schmidt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, Wide Band Low Noise Love Wave Magnetic Field Sensor System. Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 278 (2018).

J. Schmalz, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, B. Spetzler, F. Faupel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, M. Gerken, Comparison of the fundamental and higher order Love waves’ sensitivities in a SAW based magnetic field sensor. SAW Symposium 2018, Dresden (2018)

P. Durdaut, J. Reermann, S. Zabel, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Modeling and Analysis of Noise Sources for Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Sensors Based on the Delta-E Effect. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 2771-2779 (2017).

J. Schmalz, F. Faupel, M. Gerken, A. Kittmann, E. Quandt, E. Yarar, S. Zabel, Influence of a magnetostrictive layer on the mode shape and wave velocity of Love-wave based SAW-device. Euro Intelligent Materials 2017, Kiel (2017).

S. Zabel, J. Reermann, S. Fichtner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, B. Wagner, G. Schmidt, F. Faupel, Multimode Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors with Adapted Electrodes; Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 222401 (2016).


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Recent Publications

N. Lukat, R.-M. Friedrich, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, C. Arndt, L. Thormälen, F. Faupel, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Mapping of magnetic nanoparticles and cells using thin film magnetoelectric sensors based on the delta-E effect Sens. Actuators A, 309. 112023, (2020),

A. Kittmann, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, L. Thormählen, V. Schell, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of SAW Magnetic Field Sensors with varied Magnetostrictive Layer Thicknesses., Sens. Actuators A, 311, 111998 (2020). doi:

A. Galka, S. Monntaha, M. Siniatchkin, Constrained Expectation Maximisation Algorithm for Estimating ARMA models in State Space Representation, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer Nature, accepted (March 2020).




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