Associate  Professor
Hoffmann, Germar


Laboratory:Molecular Electronics and Spintronics
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  1. 1999-2002 Ph.D in Physics, University of Kiel, Germany
  2. 1997-1999 Ph.D in Physics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  3. 1993-1994 University of Birmingham, UK
  4. 1991-1993, 1994-1997 Diploma in Physics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Professional Experience
Current positionˇG
  1. 2012.8-present, Associate Professor of Physics, National Tsing Hua University
  1. 2012-2012 Guest Scientist, Tokyo University, Japan
  2. 2011-2012 Senior Postdoc, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  3. 2011-2011 Guest Scientist, Academia Sinicia, Taipei, Taiwan
  4. 2002-2010 Groupleader Molecular Magnetism, University of Hamburg, Germany
Research Fields
    1. Molecular Electronics
    2. Molecular Spintronics
    3. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
    4. Molecular Functionality
    5. Surface Science
    6. Spin-Polarization
    7. Kondo Spectroscopy
    8. Nanotechnology
    9. Self-Assembly
Research Interests and achievement
Updated on , 2012

Details will follow

Selected Publications
  1. [2012 Nanoletters] Y. Fu, J. Schwoebel, S.-W. Hla, A. DiLullo, G. Hoffmann, S. Klyatskaya, M. Ruben, R. Wiesendanger, Reversible chiral switching of bis(phthalocyaninato) terbium(III) on a metal surface, ACS Nanoletters DOI:10.1021/nl302166z, external link
  2. [2012 Nature Communications] Joerg Schwoebel, Yingshuang Fu, Jens Brede, Andrew Dilullo, Germar Hoffmann, Svetlana Klyatskaya, Mario Ruben, and Roland Wiesendanger, Real-space observation of spin-split molecular orbitals of adsorbed single-molecule magnets, Nature Communications 3, 953 (2012), external link
  3. [2012 Nanoletters] Andrew DiLullo, Shih-Hsin Chang, Nadjib Baadji, Kendal Clark, Jan-Peter Klöckner, Marc-Heinrich Prosenc, Stefano Sanvito, Roland Wiesendanger, Germar Hoffmann, and Saw-Wai Hla, Molecular Kondo Chain , ACS Nanoletters 12, 3174 (2012), external link
  4. [2010 Phys. Rev. Lett.]Nicolae Atodiresei, Jens Brede, Predrag Lazic, Vasile Caciuc, Germar Hoffmann, Roland Wiesendanger, and Stefan Blügel, Design of the Local Spin-polarization at the Organic-Ferromagnetic Interface, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 066601 (2010), external link
  5. [2010 Phys. Rev. Lett.]Jens Brede, Nicolae Atodiresei, Stefan Kuck, Predrag Lazic, Vasile Caciuc, Yoshitada Morikawa, Germar Hoffmann, Stefan Blügel, and Roland Wiesendanger, Spin- and Energy-Dependent Tunneling through a Single Molecule with Intramolecular Spatial Resolution, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 047204 (2010), external link
  6. [2008 J. Am. Chem. Soc.]Stefan Kuck, Germar Hoffmann, Martin Bröring, Markus Fechtel, Markus Funk, and Roland Wiesendanger, "Naked" Iron-5,10,15-triphenylcorrole on Cu(111): Observation of Chirality on a Surface and Manipulation of Multiple Conformational States by STM , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 14072 (2008), external link
  7. [2004 Phys. Rev. Lett.]G. Hoffmann, Th. Maroutian, and R. Berndt, Color view of atomic highs and lows in tunneling induced light emission, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 076102 (2004) , external link
  8. [2003 Phys. Rev. Lett.]G. Hoffmann, P. Johansson, and R. Berndt, Two-Electron Photon Emission from Metallic Quantum Wells, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 046803 (2003), external link
  9. [2002 Phys. Rev. Lett.]J. Aizpurua, G. Hoffmann, P. Apell, and R. Berndt, Electromagnetic coupling on an atomic scale, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 156803 (2002), external link
  10. [2001 Phys. Rev. Lett.]G. Hoffmann and R. Berndt, Luminescence from metallic quantum wells in a scanning tunneling microscope, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 176803 (2001), external link