Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Quandt

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)
Inorganic Functional Materials
Institute for Materials Science
Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel
Phone. +49 (0) 431 880 6200
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Spokesperson of the CRC 1261, lead of projects A3 , A7

CRC-related publications:

Schmalz, J., Kittmann, A., Durdaut, P., Spetzler, B., Faupel, F., Höft, M., Quandt, E., Gerken, M. Multi-Mode Love-Wave SAW Magnetic-Field Sensors. Sensors (2020), 20, 3421, https://doi.org/10.3390/s20123421

Curtis, S. M., Wolff, N., Dengiz, D., Lewitz, H., Jetter, J., Bumke, L., Hayes, P., Yarar, E., Thormählen, L., Kienle, L., Meyners, D., and Quandt, E., Integration of AlN Piezoelectric Thin Films on Ultralow Fatigue TiNiCu Shape Memory Alloys,  Journal of Materials Research 35, no. 10 (2020): 1298–1306. doi:10.1557/jmr.2020.106

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, accepted (2020)

J. Su, F. Niekiel, S. Fichtner, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, B. Wagner, F. Lofink, Frequency Tunable Resonant Magnetoelectric Sensors for the Detection of Weak Magnetic Field J. Micromech. Microeng, accepted (2020) https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6439/ab8dd0

N. O. Urs, E. Golubeva, V. Röbisch, S. Toxvaerd, S. Deldar, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, J. McCord, Direct Link between Specific Magnetic Domain Activities and Magnetic Noise in Modulated Magnetoelectric Sensors, Phys. Rev. Applied 13, 024018 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.13.024018

V. Schell, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, A. Kittmann, L. Thormählen, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Magnetic anisotropy controlled FeCoSiB thin films for surface acoustic wave magnetic field sensors, Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 073503 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5140562

D. Laumann, P. Hayes, C. Enzingmüller, E. Quandt, I. Parchmann, Magnetostriction measurements with a low-cost magnetostrictive cantilever beam, American Journal of Physics 88(6), (2020). https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0000640

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

P. Hayes, M. Jovičević Klug, S. Toxværd, P. Durdaut, V. Schell, A. Teplyuk, D. Burdin, A. Winkler, R. Weser, Y. Fetisov, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Converse Magnetoelectric Composite Resonator for Sensing Small Magnetic Fields,  Scientific Reports 9, 16355 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52657-w 

J. Labrenz, A. Bahr, P. Durdaut, M. Höft, A. Kittmann, V. Schell and E. Quandt, Frequency Response of SAW Delay Line Magnetic Field/Current Sensor. IEEE Sensors Lett. 3, 1-4, 2019. doi: 10.1109/LSENS.2019.2943129 https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8846072

J. Su, F. Niekiel, S. Fichtner, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, B. Wagner, F. Lofink, Piezoelectric MEMS sensors  for  the  detection  of  weak  magnetic  signals  with  adjustable resonance,  MikroSystemTechnik  Kongress  2019,  28.  –  30.  Oktober 2019, Berlin, 72-75

P. Durdaut, A. Kittmann, E. Rubiola, J.-M. Friedt, E. Quandt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Noise Analysis and Comparison of Phase- and Frequency-Detecting Readout Systems: Application to SAW Delay Line Magnetic Field Sensor. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 19, no. 18, pp. 8000-8008 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2019.2914965

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). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12142259

A. Piorra, V. Hrkac, N. Wolff, C. Zamponi, V. Duppel, J. Hadermann, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Ti0.9Zr0.1)O3 thin films prepared by PLD: Relaxor properties and complex microstructure. Journal of Applied Physics 125, 244103 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5063428

V. Schell, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, C. Müller, J. McCord, A.Bahr, M. Höft and E. Quandt, Substrate Materials for High Sensitivity Magnetic Field Sensors in 4th Euro Intelligent Materials 2019, Kiel, Germany, June 17th - 19th, 2019

A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, R. Rahlves, V. Schell, M. Höft, A.Bahr, E. Quandt, D. Meyners, Surface Accoustic Wave Magnetic Field Sensors in Magnetic Frontiers, Magnetic Sensors, Lisboa, Portugal, June 24th - 27th, 2019

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). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5096001

M. Jovičević Klug, L. Thormählen, V. Röbisch, S. Salzer, M. Höft, E. Quandt D. Meyners, J. McCord, Antiparallel exchange biased multilayers for low magnetic noise magnetic field sensors, Applied Physics Letters 114, 192410 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5092942

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). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-38451-0

Volker Röbisch, André Piorra, Rodrigo Lima de Miranda, Eckhard Quandt, Dirk Meyners, Frequency-tunable nickel-titanium substrates for magnetoelectric sensors. American Institute of Physics, AIP Advances 8, 125320 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5066076

Salzer, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, Magnetoelectric Microwave Magnetic Field Sensor at 3 GHz APMC Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conf. Kyoto, Japan (2018). DOI:10.23919/apmc.2018.8617346

F. Niekiel, S. Fichtner, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, B. Wagner, F. Lofink, A Tunable Piezoelectric MEMS Sensor for the Detection of Weak Magnetic Signals. MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA, Nov. 2018

P. Durdaut, A. Kittmann, A. Bahr, E. Quandt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Oscillator Phase Noise Suppression in Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Systems. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 4975-4980 (2018). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2018.2832289

L. Kampschulte, C. Enzingmüller, W. Wentorf, E. Quandt, I. Parchmann, Medizinische Sensoren entwickeln. Unterricht Chemie, vol. 164, pp. 41-45 (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). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18441-4

Fetisov, Y. K., Burdin, D. A., Ekonomov, N. A., Fetisov, L. Y., Berzin, A. A., Hayes, P., & Quandt, E., Bistability in a multiferroic composite resonator. Applied Physics Letters, 113(2), 022903 (2018). DOI: 10.1063/1.5032182

Hayes, P., Schell, V., Salzer, S., Burdin, D., Yarar, E., Piorra, A., Knöchel, R and Fetisov, YK  & Quandt, E., Electrically modulated magnetoelectric AlN/FeCoSiB film composites for DC magnetic field sensing. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51(35), 354002 (2018). DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aad456

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)

U. Schürmann, C. Chluba, N. Wolff, D. Smazna, R. Lima de Miranda, P. Junker, R. Adelung, E. Quandt, L. Kienle, Functional NiTi grids for in situ straining in the TEM. Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 182, pp. 10-16 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.06.003

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). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIM.2017.2709478

P. Durdaut, V. Penner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Noise of a JFET Charge Amplifier for Piezoelectric Sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 22, pp. 7364-7371 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2017.2759000

J. Reermann, P. Durdaut, S. Salzer, T. Demming, A. Piorra, E. Quandt, N. Frey, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, Evaluation of Magnetoelectric Sensor Systems for Cardiological Applications. Measurement (Elsevier), ISSN 0263-2241 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2017.09.047

J. Reermann, C. Bald, P. Durdaut, A.Piorra, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, Adaptive mehrkanalige Geräuschkompensation für magnetoelektrische Sensoren. Proc. DAGA, Kiel, Germanyopen access (2017).

S. B. Hrkac, C. T. Koops, M. Abes, C. Krywka, M. Müller, M. Burghammer, M. Sztucki, T. Dane, Kaps, Y. K. Mishra,R. Adelung, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, E. Lage, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, O. M. Magnussen, B. M. Murphy, Tunable Strain in Magnetoelectric ZnO Microrod Composite Interfaces. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (30), pp 25571–25577 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15598

P. Durdaut, S. Salzer, J. Reermann, V. Röbisch, J. McCord, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Improved Magnetic Frequency Conversion Approach for Magnetoelectric Sensors. IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 1, no. 3 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LSENS.2017.2699559

P. Durdaut, S. Salzer, J. Reermann, V. Röbisch, P. Hayes, A. Piorra, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, Thermal-Mechanical Noise in Resonant Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 2338-2348 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2017.2671442

S. Salzer, P. Durdaut, V. Röbisch, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, Generalised Magnetic Frequency Conversion for Thin Film Laminate Magnetoelectric Sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 1373-1383 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2016.2645707

Salzer, S., Durdaut, P., Röbisch, V., Meyners, D., Quandt, E., Höft, M., & Knöchel, R., Generalized magnetic frequency conversion for thin-film laminate magnetoelectric sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(5), 1373-1383 (2017). DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2016.2645707

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).

J. Reermann, C. Bald, S. Salzer, P. Durdaut, A. Piorra, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, M. Höft, Gerhard Schmidt, Comparison of Reference Sensors for Noise Cancellation of Magnetoelectric Sensors. IEEE Sensors 2016, Orlando (2016). DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808758

E. Yarar, S. Salzer, V. Hrkac, A. Piorra, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, Inverse Bilayer Magnetoelectric Thin Film Sensor. Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 022901 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4958728

E. Yarar, V. Hrkac, C. Zamponi, A. Piorra, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, Low Temperature Aluminum Nitride Thin Films for Sensory Applications, AIP Advances, 6, 075115 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4959895

N.O. Urs, B. Mozooni, P. Mazalski, M. Kustov, P. Hayes, S. Deldar, E. Quandt, J. McCord, Advanced Magneto-optical Microscopy, Imaging from Picoseconds to Centimeters - Imaging Spin Waves and Temperature Distributions (invited). AIP Advances 6, 055605 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4943760

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). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4952735

Hayes, P., Salzer, S., Reermann, J., Yarar, E., Röbisch, V., Piorra, A., and Meyners, D., Höft, M., Knöchel, R. and Schmidt, G. & Quandt, E., Electrically modulated magnetoelectric sensors. Applied Physics Letters, 108(18), 182902 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4948470

Urs, N. O., Mozooni, B., Mazalski, P., Kustov, M., Hayes, P., Deldar, S., Quandt, E.  & McCord, J., Advanced magneto-optical microscopy: Imaging from picoseconds to centimeters-imaging spin waves and temperature distributions. AIP Advances, 6(5), 055605 (2016). DOI: 10.1063/1.4943760

E. Yarar, S. Salzer, V. Hrkac, A. Piorra, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, L. Kienle, E. Quandt, Inverse bilayer magnetoelectric thin film sensor, Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 109, Issue 2 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4958728


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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), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2020.112023

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, accepted (2020)

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).





Prof. Dr. Eckhard Quandt

Kiel University
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