Prof. Dr. Franz Faupel


Professional Career

Since 1994   Full professor (C4), Chair for Multicomponent Materials at the Faculty of Engineering of the CAU Kiel
1988 - 1994   Scientific assistant, Institute of Metal Physics, University of Göttingen
1987 - 1988   Visiting Scientist, IBM Th. Watson Research Center Yorktown Heights, New York
1986 - 1987   Scientific assistant, Institute of Metal Physics, University of Göttingen



Prof. Dr. Franz Faupel
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU Kiel)
Chair for Multicomponent Materials
Institute for Materials Science
Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel
Phone. +49 (0) 431 880 6225
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
A2 - Hybrid Magnetoelectric Sensors based on Mechanically Soft Composite Materials Project lead
A4 - ∆E-Effect Sensors Project lead
B7 - 3D-Imaging of Magnetically Labelled Cells Project lead


CRC-related Publications

F. Ilgaz, E. Spetzler, P. Wiegand, F. Faupel, R. Rieger, J. McCord, B. Spetzler: Miniaturized Double-Wing ∆E-Effect Magnetic Field Sensors, Scientific Reports, vol. 14, no. 11075, 2024. 
M. S. Islam, M. Sadeghi, F. Faupel: Application of Sparse Identification of Nonlinear Dynamics (SINDy) and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) algorithm for Magnetoelectric Sensor/Actuator Modelling, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2300425, 2023. 
M. Sadeghi, M. M. Bazrafkan, M. Rutner, F. Faupel: Modeling of Magnetoelectric Microresonator Using Numerical Method and Simulated Annealing Algorithm, Micromachines, 14(10), 1878, 2023. 
R. Friedrich, M. Sadeghi, F. Faupel: Numerical and Experimental Study of Colored Magnetic Particle Mapping via Magnetoelectric Sensors, MDPI Nanomaterials, vol. 13, pp. 347, 2023. 
S. Schröder, N. Ababii, O. Lupan, J. Drewes, N. Magariu, H. Krüger, T. Strunskus, R. Adelung, S. Hansen, F. Faupel: Sensing Performance of CuO/Cu2O/ZnO: Fe Heterostructure Coated with Thermally Stable Ultrathin Hydrophobic PV3D3 Polymer Layer for Battery Application, Materials Today Chemistry, vol. 23, pp. 100642, 2021.
B. Spetzler, P. Wiegand, P. Durdaut, M. Höft, A. Bahr, R. Rieger, F. Faupel: Modeling and Parallel Operation of Exchange-Biased Delta-E Effect Magnetometers for Sensor Arrays, MDPI Sensors, vol. 21, no. 22, 759, 2021.
A. Komijani, S. Schröder, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel: Multi-pin Corona Poling Rotating System for ME Electret Sensors, 18th IEEE International Symposium on Electrets (ISE 18), Shanghai, China, 24-28 September, 2021.
B. Spetzler, C. Bald, P. Durdaut, J. Reermann, C. Kirchhof, A. Teplyuk, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, F. Faupel: Exchange Biased Delta-E Effect Enables the Detection of Low Frequency pT Magnetic Fields with Simultaneous Localization, Scientific Reports 11, Article no. 5269, 2021.
B. Spetzler, E. V. Golubeva, R.-M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Magnetoelastic Coupling and Delta-E Effect in Magnetoelectric Torsion Mode Resonators, Sensors, vol. 21, no. 6, 2021.
S. Schröder, A. M. Hinz, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel: Molecular Insight into Real-Time Reaction Kinetics of Free Radical Polymerization from the Vapor Phase by In-Situ Mass Spectrometry, J. Phys. Chem. A., 125, pp. 1661−1667, 2021.
M. H. Burk, D. Langbehn, G. Hernández Rodríguez, W. Reichstein, J. Drewes, S. Schröder, S. Rehders, T. Strunskus, R. Herges, F. Faupel: Synthesis and Investigation of a Photoswitchable Copolymer Deposited via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition for Application in Organic Smart Surfaces, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 3, 3, 1445–1456, 2021.
P. Durdaut, E. Rubiola, J.-M. Friedt, C. Müller, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, D. Meyners, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, J. McCord, R. Knöchel, M. Höft: Fundamental Noise Limits and Sensitivity of Piezoelectrically Driven Magnetoelastic Cantilevers, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 29, issue 5, 2020.
J. Schmalz, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, B. Spetzler, F. Faupel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, M. Gerken: Multi-Mode Love-Wave SAW Magnetic-Field Sensors, Sensors, vol. 20, issue 12, 3421, 2020.
L. Siebert, N. Wolff, N. Ababii, M. Terasa, O. Luopan, A. Vahl, V. Duppel, H. Qiu, M. Tienken, M. Mirabelli, V. Sontea, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, R. Adelung: Facile Fabrication of Semiconducting Oxide Nanostructures by Direct Ink Writing of Readily Available Metal Microparticles and their application as Low Power Acetone Gas Sensors, Nano Energy, vol. 70, issue 2, 104420, 2020.
S. Schröder, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel: Nanoscale Gradient Copolymer Films Via Single-Step Deposition from the Vapor Phase, Materials Today, vol. 37, pp. 35-42, 2020.
M. H. Burk, S. Schröder, W. Moormann, D. Langbehn, T. Strunskus, S. Rehders, R. Herges, F. Faupel: Fabrication of Diazocine-Based Photochromic Organic Thin Films via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition, Macromolecules, vol. 53, issue 4, pp. 1164–1170, 2020.
B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Magnetic Sensitivity of Bending-Mode Delta-E-Effect Sensors, Physical Review Applied, vol. 12, issue 6, 064036, 2019.
B. Spetzler, EV. Golubeva, C. Müller, J. McCord, F. Faupel: Frequency Dependency of the Delta-E Effect and the Sensitivity of Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors, Sensors, vol. 19, issue 21, 4769 , 2019.
O. Lupan, V. Postica, N. Wolff, J. Su, F. Labat, I. Ciofini, H. Cavers, R. Adelung, O. Polonskyi, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, B. Viana, T. Pauporté: Low-Temperature Solution Synthesis of Au-Modified ZnO Nanowires for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Nanosensors, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, issue 35, pp. 32115-32126, 2019.
C. Tu, Z. Q. Chu, B. Spetzler, P. Hayes, C. Z. Dong, X. F. Liang, H. H. Chen, Y. F. He, Y. Y. Wei, I. Lisenkov, H. Lin, Y. H. Lin, J. McCord, F. Faupel, E. Quandt, N.X. Sun: Mechanical-Resonance-Enhanced Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Heterostructures for Magnetometers, Mechanical Antennas, Tunable RF Inductors, and Filters, Materials, vol. 12, issue 14, 2259, 2019.
M. Scharnberg, S. Rehders, Ö. Adiyaman, S. Schröder, T. Strunskus and F. Faupel: Evaporated Electret Films with Superior Charge Stability Based on Teflon AF 2400, Organic Electronics, vol. 70, pp. 167-171, 2019.
B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, J. Reermann, P. Durdaut, M. Höft, G. Schmidt, E. Quandt, F. Faupel: Influence of the Quality Factor on the Signal to Noise Ratio of Magnetoelectric Sensors Based on the Delta-E Effect, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 114, issue 18, 183504, 2019.
S. Schröder, T. Strunskus, S. Rehders, K. K. Gleason, F. Faupel: Tunable Polytetrafluoroethylene Electret Films with Extraordinary Charge Stability Synthesized by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition for Organic Electronics Applications, Scientific Reports, 9, no. 2237, 2019.
M. Mintken, M. Schweichel, S. Schröder, S. Kaps, J. Carstensen, Y. K. Mishra, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel, R. Adelung: Nanogenerator and Piezotronic Inspired Concepts for Energy Efficient Magnetic Field Sensors, Nano Energy, vol. 56, pp. 420-425, 2019.
R.M. Friedrich, S. Zabel, A. Galka, N. Lukat, J.-M. Wagner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, J. McCord, C. Selhuber-Unkel, M. Siniatchkin, F. Faupel: Magnetic Particle Mapping Using Magnetoelectric Sensors as an Imaging Modality, Scientific Reports, 9, no. 2086, 2019.
O. C. Aktas, S. Schröder, S. Veziroglu, M. Z. Ghori, A. Haidar, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus, K. K. Gleason, F. Faupel: Superhydrophobic 3D Porous PTFE/TiO2 Hybrid Structures, Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 6, 1801967, 2019.
J. Schmalz, B. Spetzler, F. Faupel, M. Gerken: Love Wave Magnetic Field Sensor Modeling — from 1D to 3D Model, International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), pp. 0765-0769, 2019.
R. Hirschberg, M. Scharnberg, S. Schröder, S. Rehders, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel: Electret Films With Extremely High Charge Stability Prepared by Thermal Evaporation of Teflon AF, Organic Electronics, vol. 57, no. 23, pp. 146-150, 2018.
A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, S. Zabel, J. Reermann, J. Schmalz, B. Spetzler, D. Meyners, N. X. Sun, J. McCord, M. Gerken, G. Schmidt, M. Höft, R. Knöchel, F. Faupel, E. Quandt: Wide Band Low Noise Love Wave Magnetic Field Sensor System, Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 278, 2018.
J. Schmalz, A. Kittmann, P. Durdaut, B. Spetzler, F. Faupel, M. Höft, E. Quandt, M. Gerken: Comparison of the Fundamental and Higher Order Love Waves’ Sensitivities in a SAW Based Magnetic Field Sensor, SAW Symposium 2018, Dresden, 2018.
P. Durdaut, J. Reermann, S. Zabel, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, F. Faupel, G. Schmidt, R. Knöchel, M. Höft: Modeling and Analysis of Noise Sources for Thin-Film Magnetoelectric Sensors Based on the Delta-E Effect, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 2771-2779, 2017.
J. Schmalz, F. Faupel, M. Gerken, A. Kittmann, E. Quandt, E. Yarar, S. Zabel:Influence of a Magnetostrictive Layer on the Mode Shape and Wave Velocity of Love-Wave Based SAW-Device, Euro Intelligent Materials 2017, Kiel, 2017.
S. Zabel, J. Reermann, S. Fichtner, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, B. Wagner, G. Schmidt, F. Faupel: Multimode Delta-E Effect Magnetic Field Sensors with Adapted Electrodes, Applied Physics Letters, 108, 222401, 2016.