Welcome to Michael Seifner!

This week we welcome Michael Seifner to the group. Michael is an undergraduate student from the Vienna University of Technology under the supervision of former MCAG post-doctoral research Sven Barth and will work on the controlled growth of Ge1-xPbx nanowires and Pb supported growth of Ge NWs. Similar to Sn, Pb as the heavier homologue of Ge could be theoretically incorporated in the crystal lattice to alter the optoelectronic properties of the semiconducting Ge. In this study, the growth parameters will be evaluated and the proposed strategy will be validated.