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2016

  • Diss Nr. 23535
    Soumya Swayamjyoti
    Atomistic simulations to study metallic glasses: a microscopic investigation of local structural excitations
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. David Rodney, Dr. Peter M. Derlet
    (19 May 2016)

2015

  • Diss Nr. 23191
    Peter Thurnheer
    Dynamics and temperature of shear banding in metallic glasses
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. Robert Maass, Dr. Mihai Stoica
    (11 December 2015)
  • Diss Nr. 22977
    Davide Granata
    Effects of fluxing, microalloying and composition in bulk metallic glass design
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert, Dr. habil. Andreas Blatter
    (22 September 2015)
  • Diss Nr. 22865
    Jérôme Zemp
    Atomic arrangements in copper-zirconium metallic glasses
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. Bernd Schönfeld, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wilde, Prof. Dr. Karsten Albe
    (24 July 2015)
  • Diss Nr. 22685
    Joëlle Hofstetter
    Development of high-strength low-alloy (HSLA) magnesium alloys for biomedical application
    Referee: Prof. Dr. A. P. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. A. Weinberg, Dr. Heinz Müller
    (4 May 2015)
  • Diss Nr. 22617
    Cédric Sax
    Interactions and atomic displacements in iron based Invar alloys
    Referee: Prof. Dr. Bernd Schönfeld
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. Oskar Paris, Prof. Dr. Walter Steurer
    (30 March 2015)

2014

  • Diss Nr. 21936
    Reto Giannini
    Shape dependence of LSPRs and their application in nanoemitters
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Christian Hafner, Prof. Lukas Novotny, Dr. Yasin Ekinci
    (26 May 2014)
  • Diss Nr. 21971
    Frank Moszner
    Fe-Mn-Pd maraging steels for biodegradable implant applications
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. Peter Uggowitzer, Prof. Dr. Ernst Kozeschnik, Prof. Dr. Dierk Raabe
    (19 May 2014)

2013

  • Diss Nr. 21546
    Shankar Kumar Jha
    Deep-ultraviolet surface-enhanced Raman scattering and fluorescence using aluminum nanostructures
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. David J. Norris, Dr. Mario Agio, Dr. Yasin Ekinci
    (10 November 2013)
  • Diss Nr. 21259
    Alexander Uhl
    Non-vacuum Deposition of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Absorber Layers for Thin Film Solar Cells
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. Ayodhya N. Tiwari, Prof. Dr. Ludwig J. Gauckler, Prof. Dr. Daniel Lincot
    (10 June 2013)

2012

  • Diss Nr. 20601
    Michael Schinhammer
    Development and characterization of biodegradable Fe-based alloys for temporary medical applications
    Referee: Prof. Dr. Peter Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. Annelie-Martina Weinberg, Prof. Dr. Ewald A. Werner
    (24 August 2012)
  • Diss Nr. 20562
    David Klaumünzer
    Stick-slip shear banding in metallic glasses
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. A. Lindsay Greer, Prof. Dr. Konrad Samwer
    (16 July 2012)
  • Diss Nr. 20244
    Michalis Charilaou
    Magnetic thermodynamics in the FeTiO3-Fe2O3 system: experiment and modeling
    Referee: PD Dr. A. U. Gehring
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. A. Jackson, Dr. R. J. Harrison
    (2 March 2012)

2010

  • Diss Nr. 19171
    Petra Gunde
    Biodegradable magnesium alloys for osteosynthesis – alloy development and surface modifications
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. M. Textor
    (16 July 2010)
  • Diss Nr. 19104
    Markus J. Engelke
    Local atomic arrangements in Ni–Pt: The bulk and near-surface regimes
    Referee: Prof. Dr. B. Schönfeld
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. J. F. van der Veen
    (28 June 2010)
  • Diss Nr. 18973
    Julia C. E. Rasch
    The triangular lattice antiferromagnet CuCrS2: magnetic order, lattice distortion and spin dynamics
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. W. Steurer, Dr. J. Schefer, Dr. M. Böhm
    (9 April 2010)

2009

  • Diss Nr. 18758
    Liliana I. da Silva Duarte
    Phase relations in ternary Fe–Ni–Ti and quaternary Fe–Ni–Ti–Al systems
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. K. Richter, Dr. U. E. Klotz, Dr. C. Leinenbach
    (27 November 2009)
  • Diss Nr. 18588
    Konrad J. M. Papis
    Processing strategies in light-metal “compound casting”
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, PD Dr. H. Kaufmann
    (3 September 2009)
  • Diss Nr. 18576
    Alban Dubach
    Inhomogeneous deformation of Zr-based bulk metallic glasses
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. A. L. Greer, Dr. J. Michler, Dr. F. H. Dalla Torre
    (31 August 2009)
  • Diss Nr. 18547
    Anja C. Hänzi
    Development of biodegradable magnesium alloys for cardiovascular stent applications
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. R. Schmid-Fetzer, Prof. Dr. M. Textor
    (14 August 2009)
  • Diss Nr. 18433
    Bruno Zberg
    Biocompatible Mg-based glasses: towards a new class of degradable implants
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. S. Virtanen, Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    (8 June 2009)
  • Diss Nr. 18338
    Stefano Buzzi
    Large-scale imprinting of silver submicrometer structures and studies of their optical and mechanical properties
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. R. Spolenak, Prof. Dr. C. A. Volkert

2008

  • Diss Nr. 17958
    Edward R. Arata
    High-temperature, ultrahigh-gravity centrifugal processing of metallic melts
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. W. Steurer, Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
  • Diss Nr. 17941
    Dirk I. Uhlenhaut
    Structure-property correlations in glassy Mg–Cu–Y, and corrosion resistance of novel Mg–Al–Ga glasses
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. K. Samwer, Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer, Prof. Dr. W. Steurer
  • Diss Nr. 17755
    Christoph Fabian Eckermann
    Microscopic Structural and Electrochemical Aspects of Al-Mg-Si Corrosion
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Dr. P. Schmutz, Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Prof. Dr. B. Elsener
  • Diss Nr. 17634
    Giovanni Mastrogiacomo
    Development of Fe-based metallic glasses via destabilization of the solid state and characterization of their magnetic and electrical properties
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. L. J. Gauckler, Dr. G. Herzer

2007

  • Diss Nr. 17469
    Chunlei Liu
    Characterisation and modeling of interface reactions between diamond and active brazing alloys
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer, Prof. Dr. L. J. Gauckler, Dr. U. E. Klotz

2006

  • Diss Nr. 16998
    Marco E. Siegrist
    Bulk metallic glass composites
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. A. Mortensen, Prof. Dr. L. J. Gauckler
  • Diss Nr. 16618
    Pascal P. Jud
    Deformation and degradation of Sn3.8Ag0.7Cu lead-free solder alloy
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. L. J. Gauckler, Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Dr. U. Sennhauser
  • Diss Nr. 16535
    Sabine Hochstrasser
    Mechanistic study of corrosion reactions on WC–Co hardmetal in aqueous solution – investigation by electrochemical methods and elemental solution analysis
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. S. Virtanen, Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler, Dr. P. Schmutz

2005

  • Diss Nr. 16096
    Thomas Etter
    Material-physical description of interpenetrating graphite/aluminium composites produced by liquid metal infiltration
    Referee: Prof. Dr. P. J. Uggowitzer
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. L. J. Gauckler, Dr. J. F. Löffler

2004

  • Diss UC Davis
    (Thesis submitted to the University of California, Davis)
    Jin Kaifeng
    Synthesis of Ni-free bulk metallic glasses and their biomedical applications
    Referee: Prof. Dr. J. F. Löffler
    Co-referees: Prof. Dr. J. Shackelford, Prof. Dr. S. Risbud
 
 
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