M.Sc. Christina Kunzmann

Tel.: +49 821 598 - 3422
Fax: +49 821 598 - 3411
Room: 376/R
Address: Universitätsstr. 1
86159 Augsburg

Member of the research group Carbon fibers

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2010: Research Scientist at the Chair of Experimental Physics II, University of Augsburg
  • 2008 – 2010: Chemistry (M.Sc.), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2004 – 2008: Chemistry and Biochemistry (B.Sc.), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2002 – 2004: Chemical-technical assistant, Chemieschule Dr. Erwin Elhardt München

Fields of activity/focus of research

  • Structural characterization of surface and volume of carbon fibers and their precursors
  • Analytical methods of microscopy
  • Participation in the joint research projects AirCarbon I and AirCarbon II (development of high strength carbon fibers for aerospace)
  • Participation in the joint research project MAI CaFeE (development of innovative carbon fibers for thermoplastic applications)
  • Assistance for experiments in the physical laboratory for beginners


  • Methyltrimethoxysilane plasna polymerization coating of carbon fiber surfaces
    J. Moosburger-Will, M. Bauer, F. Schubert, C. Kunzmann, E. Lachner, H. Zeininger, M. Maleika, B. Hönisch, J. Küpfer, N. Zschoerper, S. Horn
    Surface and Coatings Technology, 311 Nr. 15, 223-230 (2017)
  • High-resolution imaging of the nanostructured surface of polyacrylonitrile-based fibers
    C. Kunzmann, J. Moosburger-Will, S. R. Horn
    Journal of Materials Science 51, 9638-9648 (2016)

Conference contributions and proceedings

  • Microscopic Surface Characterization of Technical and Textile Polyacrylonitrile Fibers
    C. Kunzmann, T. Peter, J. Moosburger-Will, S. Horn
    17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), Munich, Germany, 06/2016
  • Microscopic investigation of the micro-structure of fibrils of technical polyacrylonitrile fibers separated by ultrasonic etching
    C. Kunzmann, J. Moosburger-Will, S. Horn
    20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, 07/2015
  • Synthesis of vanadium oxide nanoparticles and characterization by TEM
    C. Kunzmann, A. Ullrich, M. Klemm, M. Krispin and S. Horn
    75th Annual Meeting of the DPG and combined DPG-Spring Meeting 2011, Dresden, 03/2011, Verhandl. DPG (VI) 46, 1/O 36.59 (2011)