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Dr. Wolfgang Müller


mueller

E-mail: wolfgang.mueller@physik.uni-augsburg.de
Tel.: +49 821 598 - 3453
Fax: +49 821 598 - 3411
Room: 363/R
Address: Universitätsstr. 1
86159 Augsburg


Group Leader of Ceramic Matrix Composites and Recycling of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers research groups


Current fields of activity


Funded Projects

  • KeraFaM: Hochsteife und hochfeste C/C-SiC Faserverbundkeramiken durch gezielte Grenzflächeneinstellung mittels angepasster Faserausrüstungen und Matrixprecursoren (DFG-Verbundvorhaben, 2016-2019).
  • ForCycle: Ressourceneffiziente Faser-Matrix Separation für das Recycling von Carbonfaserstrukturen (Bay. StMUV, 2014-2016).
  • GaRecCa: Ganzheitliche Recycling-Prozesskette für Carbonfasergewebe & -Gelege (BMBF, 2014-2016).
  • Graduiertenkolleg "Ressourcenstrategische Konzepte für zukunftsfähige Energiesysteme" (Bay. StMBKWK, 2012-2017).


Publications

  • Fiber-matrix adhesion in CFRC greenbodies and its influence on microcrack formation during the carbonization process
    S.J.A. Haug, W.M. Mueller, M.G.R. Sause, S. Horn 
    Advances in High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites and Materials for Sustainable Development: Ceramic Transactions, 263, 97-107 (2017)
    doi:10.1002/9781119407270.ch10
  • Semi-continuous flow recycling method for carbon fibre reinforced thermoset polymers by near- and supercritical solvolysis
    L. Henry, A. Schneller, J. Doerfler, W.M. Mueller, C. Aymonier, S. Horn
    Polymer Degradation and Stability, 133, 264-274 (2016)
    doi:10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2016.09.002
  • Quantification of crack area in ceramic matrix composites at single-fiber push-out testing and influence of pyrocarbon fiber coating thickness on interfacial fracture toughness
    W.M. Mueller, J. Moosburger-Will, M.G.R. Sause, M. Greisel, S. Horn
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 35, 2981-2989 (2015)
    doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.04.033
  • Faser-Matrix-Anbindung in keramischen Faserverbundwerkstoffen: Einzelfaser-Push-out Untersuchungen und Entwicklung einer Siliziumoxycarbid-Faserbeschichtung
    W.M. Mueller
    Dissertation, Universität Augsburg, Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin (2014)
    ISBN 978-3-86387-490-2
  • Influence of residual thermal stress in carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites on interfacial fracture toughness evaluated by cyclic single-fiber push-out tests
    M. Greisel, J. Jäger, J. Moosburger-Will, M.G.R. Sause, W.M. Mueller, S. Horn
    Composites Part A, 66, 117-127 (2014)
    doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.07.010
  • Microscopic analysis of single-fiber push-out tests on ceramic matrix composites performed with Berkovich and flat-end indenter and evaluation of interfacial fracture toughness
    W.M. Mueller, J. Moosburger-Will, M.G.R. Sause, S. Horn
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 33, 441-451 (2013)
    doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.09.009

Conference talks and Proceedings

  • Surface characterization of carbon fibers by atomic force microscopy: roughness quantification by power spectral density
    B. Brueck, T. Guglhoer, S. Haug, C. Kunzmann, M. Schulz, T. Schneck, J. Spoerl, M.R. Buchmeiser, S. Horn, W.M. Mueller
    21. Symposium Verbundwerkstoffe und Werkstoffverbunde, Bremen, 07/2017
    in: Key Engineering Materials, 742, 447-456 (2017)
    doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.447
  • Surface modification of recycled carbon fibers by use of plasma treatment
    A. Schneller, W.M. Mueller, R. Roessle, S. Horn
    21. Symposium Verbundwerkstoffe und Werkstoffverbunde, Bremen, 07/2017
    in: Key Engineering Materials, 742, 576-582 (2017)
    doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.576
  • Sekundäre C-Fasern für die industrielle Anwendung - Status und Spektrum der Recycling-Möglichkeiten
    W.M. Mueller, A. Schneller, S. Horn
    7. Leichtbaukongress (VDI), Invited Talk, Leipzig, 06/2017
  • Fiber-matrix adhesion in CFRC greenbodies and its influence on microcrack formation during the carbonization process
    S.J.A. Haug, W.M. Mueller, M.G.R. Sause, S. Horn
    9th International Conference on High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites (HTCMC 9), Toronto, 06/2016
  • Recycling of carbon fibers from carbon fiber reinforced thermoset polymers by use of sub- and supercritical fluids 
    A. Schneller, L. Henry, J. Doerfler, W.M. Mueller, C. Aymonier, S. Horn
    17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), München, 06/2016
  • Influence of epoxy- and polyamide-compatible carbon fiber sizings on interfacial fracture toughness and in-plane shear properties of carbon fiber reinforced polyamide-6
    M. Greisel, A. Kurek, A. Chaloupka, J. Moosburger-Will, W.M. Mueller, M.G.R. Sause, S. Horn
    17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), München, 06/2016
  • Quantification of the crack areas of stable and unstable crack propagation during single-fiber push-out tests performed on ceramic matrix composite samples
    W.M. Mueller, J. Moosburger-Will, M. Greisel, S. Horn
    20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 07/2015
  • Recycling of woven carbon fiber patches from laminated CFRP by means of induction heating
    A. Schneller, W.M. Mueller, S. Richler, S. Horn
    20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 07/2015
  • Influence of carbon-fiber surface treatment on the properties of C/C materials
    S.J.A. Haug, W.M. Mueller, S. Horn
    20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 07/2015
  • Evaluation of the interfacial fracture toughness of a carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite by cyclic single-fiber push-out tests
    M. Greisel, M. Schulz, J. Moosburger-Will, W.M. Mueller, S. Horn
    20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 07/2015
  • Einzelfaser-Push-out Untersuchungen an Faserverbundwerkstoffen
    W.M. Mueller
    1. Zwick Nanoindentation Forum, Dresden, 07/2014
  • Evaluation of Interfacial Fracture Toughness from Single-Fiber Push-out Tests applied to Ceramic Matrix Composite Samples
    W.M. Mueller, J. Moosburger-Will, M.G.R. Sause, S. Horn
    37th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC13), Daytona Beach, Florida, 01/2013
  • Charakterisierung der Faser-Matrix-Anbindung in keramischen Verbundwerkstoffen durch Push-out Tests
    W.M. Mueller, J. Moosburger-Will, S. Horn
    39. Arbeitskreis Verstärkung keramischer Werkstoffe, Stuttgart, 10/2011


Curriculum vitae

  • 2009-2014: Graduation (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Augsburg
  • 2003-2009: Diploma Degree in Physics, University of Augsburg

since 2009: Research Scientist, Experimental Physics II, University of Augsburg