Apl. Prof. Dr. Achim Kittel


Achim Kittel

Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Fakultät V - Physics Department
Carl-Von-Ossietzky-Str. 9-11

+49 441 798-3539  (F&P)

Apl. Prof. Dr. Achim Kittel

+49 441 798-3539

W2 1-188

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät V, Institut für Physik
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Str. 9-11
26129 Oldenburg

Curriculum Vitae

2007 - today Apl. Professor of Experimental Physics at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
2010 - 2011 Substitute Professor for Experimental Polymer Physics (Prof. Dr. Reiter) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
2007 Research stay at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in the group of Prof. Dr. Robert F. McDermott with the topic of magnetic field measurements using SQUIDs
2001 - 2007 Privatdozent at the Insitute of Physics at the University of Oldenburg
2001 Habilitation at the University of Oldenburg with the following topics: low temperature physics, solid state physics, nonlinear dynamics, chaos control, and heat transfer at the nanometer scale
1998 - 2001 PostDoc at the Insitute of Physics of the University of Oldenburg
1997 - 1998 PostDoc at the University of California, Berkley under Prof. Dr. John Clarke, work on Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs)
1993 - 1997 PostDoc at the Physical Institute of the Universität Bayreuth
1990 - 1993 PhD-Thesis at the Physical Institute of the University of Tübingen under Prof. Dr. Hübener, topic: "Experimente zum kritischen Verhalten beim bi- und multistabilen Ladungstransport in p-Germanium"
1983 - 1990 Studies of Physics at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Diplomathesis under Prof. Dr. Hübener, topic: "Dynamisches Verhalten des Stoßionisationsdurchbruchs in p-Germanium"



5 Selected Publications in chronological order:

  1. Kloppstech, K. & Könne, N. & Biehs, S.-A. & Rodriguez, A. & Worbes, L. & Hellmann, D. & Kittel, A. (2017). Giant heat transfer in the crossover regime between conduction and radiation. Nature Communications. 8.
  2. Engels, S. & Schneider, N.-L. & Lefeldt, N. & Hein, C. & Zapka, M. & Michalik, A. & Elbers, D. & Kittel, A. & Hore, P & Mouritsen, H.. (2014). Anthropogenic electromagnetic noise disrupts magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird. Nature. 509.
  3. Sendelbach, S. & Hover, D. & Kittel, A. & Mück, M. & Martinis, J. & McDermott, R. (2008). Magnetism in SQUIDs at Millikelvin Temperatures. Physical Review Letters. 100. 227006.
  4. Kittel, A. & Mueller-Hirsch, W. & Parisi, J. & Biehs, S.-A. & Reddig, D. & Holthaus, M. (2005). Near-Field Heat Transfer in a Scanning Thermal Microscope. Physical Review Letters. 95. 224301
  5. Kittel, A. & Kouznetsov, KA & McDermott, R. & Oh, B.i & Clarke, J. (1998). High Tc superconducting second-order gradiometer. Applied Physics Letters. 73. 2197-2199.
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