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

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

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

since 2008:
Experimentalphysik I, Universität Augsburg

since 2011:
Head of Emmy Noether Junior Research Group

since 2014:
Professor of Experimental Physics


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)

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)

Direct Observation of Controlled Coupling in an Individual Quantum Dot Molecule
H. J. Krenner, M. Sabathil, E. C. Clark, A. Kress, D. Schuh, M. Bichler, G. Abstreiter, J. J. Finley
Physical Review Letters 94, 057402 (2005)

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.