Hubert Krenner


Professor of Experimental Physics

Telefon: +49 821 598 - 3308
Fax: +49 821 598 - 3225
Raum: 338
Hausanschrift: Universitätsstr. 1
D-86159 Augsburg

Semiconductor Nanostructures and Nanophotonics

Short CV

since 2014:
Professor of Experimental Physics for Nanophotonics and Nanomechanics

2011 - 2017:
Head of Emmy Noether Junior Research Group

2010 - 2011:
Locum Professor, Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München

2008 - 2011:
Research Associate Experimentalphysik I, Universität Augsburg

2006 - 2008:
Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara CA (UCSB)
Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

2001 - 2006:
Walter Schottky Institut (WSI), TU München

Memberships in Reseach Clusters and Coordinated Programs:

Since 2015: 
Marie Skodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) SAWtrain
Project Coordinator (since 10/2017)
Work Package Leader (06/2015-09/2017)

Since 2012:
Cluster of Excellence Nanosystems Initiative Munich (NIM)
Prinicipal Investigator

Sonderforschungsbereich 631 "Solid State Quantum Information Processing"
Principal Investigator (Teilprojektleiter)

Since 2011:
Center for NanoScience, Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
Extraordinary Member


Researcher ID

Text book:

cover_kleinO. Gywat, H. J. Krenner, J. Berezovsky

Spins in Optically Active Quantum Dots - Concepts and Methods

Wiley-VCH, Berlin (2009)

ISBN: 3-527-40806-1


Five selected journal publications:

Fourier synthesis of radio frequency nanomechanical pulses of different shapes
Florian J. R. Schülein, Eugenio Zallo, Paola Atkinson, Oliver G. Schmidt, Rinaldo Trotta, Armando Rastelli, Achim Wixforth, Hubert J. Krenner
Nature Nanotechnology 10, 512-516 (2015)

Scalable Fabrication of a Hybrid Field-Effect and Acousto-Electric Device by Direct Growth of Monolayer MoS2/LiNbO3
Edwin Preciado, Florian J. R. Schülein, Ariana E. Nguyen, David Barroso, Miguel Isarraraz, Gretel von Son, I-Hsi Lu, Wladislaw Michailow, Benjamin Möller, Velveth Klee, John Mann, Achim Wixforth, Ludwig Bartels, Hubert J. Krenner
Nature Communications
6, 8953 (2015)

Dynamic acoustic control of individual optically active quantum dot-like emission centers in heterostructure nanowires
M. Weiß, J. B. Kinzel, F. J. R. Schülein, M. Heigl, D. Rudolph, S. Morkötter, M. Döblinger, M. Bichler, G. Abstreiter, J. J. Finley, G. Koblmüller, A. Wixforth, H. J. Krenner
Nano Letters 14, 2256-2264 (2014)

Dynamic modulation of photonic crystal nanocavities using gigahertz acoustic phonons
D. A. Fuhrmann, S. M. Thon, H. Kim, D. Bouwmeester, P. M. Petroff, A. Wixforth, H. J. Krenner
Nature Photonics 5, 605-609 (2011)

Enhanced Sequential Carrier Capture into Individual Quantum Dots and Quantum Posts Controlled by Surface Acoustic Waves
S. Völk, F. J. R. Schülein, F. Knall, D. Reuter, A. D. Wieck, T. A. Truong, H. Kim, P. M. Petroff, A. Wixforth, H. J. Krenner
Nano Letters 10, 3399-3407 (2010)

Editorial board:

since 2017:
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (IOP Publishing)

Guest editorship:

Special Issue on Surface Acoustic Waves in Semiconductor Nanosystems

in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Jointly with Paulo V. Santos, Paul-Drude-Institut Berlin and Mauricio M. De Lima Jr, Universitat de Valencia.

This special issue was initiated by SAWtrain (, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.