Department of Chemistry

Lund University

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Michael Seifner

I am part of the Inorganic NanoMaterials group. Visit also my page at NanoLund.




In situ TEM, nanowires, metastable, heterostructures, Janus particle, nucleation, growth dynamics, interfaces




I am currently working with complex hybrid nanostructures, and my research is particularly focused on using interactions between metal and semiconductor materials to control their properties.


Used equipment / tools:


electron microscopy (ETEM, TEM, SEM - see nCHREM page)

spark discharge generator for deposition of nanoparticles


Short CV:


10/2019 - present

Lund University

Centre for Analysis and Synthesis

Postdoctoral researcher


08/2016 - 03/2019

Vienna University of Technology

PhD in “Technical Chemistry”

Title: Synthesis and Characterisation of One-Dimensional Ge-Based Nanostructures with Metastable Composition

Supervisor: PD Dr. Sven Barth


10/2014 - 07/2016

Vienna University of Technology

MSc in “Chemistry and Technology of Materials”

Title: Nucleation and Growth of Metastable Ge1-xSnx Alloy Nanowires with High Sn Content

Supervisor: PD Dr. Sven Barth


08/2010 - 10/2014

Vienna University of Technology

BSc in “Technical Chemistry”

Title: Evaluation of Growth Parameters for the Formation of Tin Oxide and Indium Oxide Nanowires

Supervisor: PD Dr. Sven Barth


Selected publications:


“Epitaxial Ge0.81Sn0.19 Nanowires for Nanoscale Mid-Infrared Emitters”

M. S. Seifner, A. Dijkstra, J. Bernardi, A. Steiger-Thirsfeld, M. Sistani, A. Lugstein, J. E. M. Haverkort, S. Barth, ACS Nano 2019, 13, 8047-8054.


“Direct Synthesis of Hyperdoped Germanium Nanowires”

M. S. Seifner, M. Sistani, F. Porrati, G. Di Prima, P. Pertl, M. Huth, A. Lugstein, S. Barth, ACS Nano 2018, 12, 1236-1241.


“Pushing the Composition Limit of Anisotropic Ge1-xSnx Nanostructures and Determination of Their Thermal Stability”

M. S. Seifner, S. Hernandez, J. Bernardi, A. Romano-Rodriguez, S. Barth, Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29, 9802-9813.




Michael Seifner

Postdoctoral researcher


Postal address:

Centre for Analysis and Synthesis
Lund University
P.O. Box 124
SE-221 00 Lund

Visiting address:
Getingev 60 /Sölvegatan 39

Internal mail:
Pick-up location 1

Full list of publications:

ORCID Michael Seifner

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