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Manuel Hinterstein

Dr.-Ing. Manuel Hinterstein

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Emmy Noether Gruppe


Room: 407.1
Phone: +49 721 608 - 443 73
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Functional Electroceramics

Functional Electroceramics

Professional Experience

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Applied Materials, Karlsruhe, since 2016.
  • University of New South Wales, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Sydney, Australia, Lecturer, 2013 – 2016.
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft, Dresden, Research Scientist, 2010 – 2013.
  • Deutsches Elektronensynchrotron, Hamburg, Beamline Scientist, 2007 – 2013.
  • Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona, Research Assistant, 2005 – 2007.
  • Technische Universität Darmstadt, Materials Science, Research Assistant, 2003 – 2010.

Research Contributions

My research interests focus on synthesis, characterisation and simulation of advanced electroceramics and related functional materials.

  • In situ and in operando characterisation techniques using photons, electrons and neutrons.
  • Detector development for high resolution and time resolved XRD techniques.
  • Multiscale characterisation of piezoceramics.
  • In situ characterisation of lithium ion battery electrode materials.
  • Mechanical behaviour of ionic conductors.
  • Characterisation of energy storage materials.
  • Phase field simulations of domain structures in electroceramics.
  • Advanced semiconducting ceramics.
  • Domain wall engineering.

Teaching Contributions

  • Texture Analysis (postgraduate)
  • Functional Ceramics (Master)
  • Structure and Phase Analysis (Master)
  • Ceramics Basics (Bachelor)
  • Supervision of Bachelor, Master and PhD theses

Honours, Awards and Memberships

  • Member of the Max-von-Laue Price committee, German Crystallographic Society, 2018.
  • Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Australian Research Council, 2015.
  • Member of the Poster Price committee, European Crystallographic Meeting, 2015.
  • Young Scientist Award, European Powder Diffraction Conference 2014.
  • Max-von-Laue Price, German Crystallographic Society, 2014.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the European Crystallographic Meeting, 2014.
  • Feodor Lynen Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2013.
  • Member of the German Crystallographic Society, 2009.

Scientific Engagement

  • Project leader sponsoring, Young Investigator Network, since 2017.
  • Speaker of the Finance Committee, Young Investigator Network, since 2016.
  • Co-chair of the Special Interest Group Functional Materials, European Crystallographic Association, since 2015.
  • Representative of the Special Interest Group Functional Materials, European Crystallographic Association, 2013 – 2015.
  • Chair for microsymposia at national and international conferences, since 2012.
  • Reviewer for project proposals and peer reviewed journal articles, since 2007.

Selected Publications

  1. Hinterstein, M., Mgbemere, H. E., Hoelzel, M., Rheinheimer, W., Adabifiroozjaei, E., Koshy, P., Sorrell, C. C. & Hoffman, M.: Influence of microstructure on symmetry determination of piezoceramics. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 51, in print (2018).
  2. Paterson, A., Nagata, H., Tan, X., Daniels, J. E., Hinterstein, M., Ranjan, R., Groszewicz, P., Jo, W. & Jones, J. L.: Relaxor-Ferroelectric Transitions: Sodium Bismuth Titanate Derivatives. Mater. Res. Bull. accepted (2018).
  3. Acosta, M., Schmitt, L. A., Cazorla, C., Studer, A. J., Zintler, A., Glaum, J., Kleebe, H.-J., Donner, W., Hoffman, M., Roedel, J. & Hinterstein, M.: Piezoelectricity and rotostriction through polar and non-polar coupled instabilities in bismuth-based piezoceramics. Sci. Rep. 6, 28742 (2016).
  4. Hinterstein, M., Hoelzel, M., Rouquette, J., Haines, J., Glaum, J., Kungl, H. & Hoffman, M.: Interplay of strain mechanisms in morphotropic piezoceramics. Acta Mater. 94, 319 (2015).
  5. Hinterstein, M., Schmitt, L. A., Hoelzel, M., Jo, W., Roedel, J., Kleebe, H.-J. & Hoffman, M.: Cyclic electric field response of morphotropic Bi1/2Na1/2TiO3-BaTiO3 piezoceramics. Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 222904 (2015).
  6. Hinterstein, M., Rouquette, J., Haines, J., Papet, P., Glaum, J., Knapp, M., Eckert, J. & Hoffman, M.: Structural contribution to the ferroelectric fatigue in lead zirconate titanate ceramics. Phys. Rev. B 90, 94113 (2014).
  7. Verheyen, E., Joos, L., Van Havenbergh, K., Breynaert, E., Kasian, N., Gobechiya, E., Houthoofd, K., Martineau, C., Hinterstein, M., Taulelle, F., Van Speybroeck, V., Waroquier, M., Bals, S., Van Tendeloo, G., Kirschhock, C. E. A. & Martens, J. A.: Design of zeolite by inverse sigma transformation. Nat. Mater. 11, 1059 (2012).
  8. Ehrenberg, H., Senyshyn, A., Hinterstein, M. & Fuess, H.: Modern Diffraction Methods 491 (Wiley-VCH, 2012).
  9. Hinterstein, M., Rouquette, J., Haines, J., Papet, P., Knapp, M., Glaum, J. & Fuess, H.: Structural Description of the Macroscopic Piezo- and Ferroelectric Properties of Lead Zirconate Titanate. Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 77602 (2011).
  10. Hinterstein, M., Knapp, M., Hoelzel, M., Jo, W., Cervellino, A., Ehrenberg, H. & Fuess, H.: Field-induced phase transition in Bi1/2Na1/2TiO3 -based lead-free piezoelectric ceramics. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 43, 1314 (2010).