Prof. Dr. Martina Gerken


Professional Career

Since 2008   Professor (W3) for Integrated Systems and Photonics at the Faculty of Engineering of the CAU Kiel
2021   Visiting Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland
2016   Visiting Professor, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Scotland
2003 - 2008   Junior group leader (C1), Light Technology Institute, University of Karlsruhe
2001   Visiting scientist, Institute for High Frequency and Quantum Electronics, University of Karlsruhe
1999 - 2003   Ph.D. student, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, CA, USA
1998 - 1999   Research assistant, Molecular Physics Laboratory, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA



Prof. Dr. Martina Gerken
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU Kiel)
Integrated Systems and Photonics
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel
Phone. +49 (0) 431 880 6250
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
A8 - Modelling of Magnetoelectric Sensors Project lead
IRTG - Integrated Research Training Group Project lead


CRC-related Publications

M.-Ö. Özden, M. Gerken: Trade-Off between Spatial Resolution and Sensitivity of Magnetoelectric Magnetic Field Sensors, International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 2021.
J. Schmalz, M. Krantz, A. Knies, H. Lüder, M. Gerken: Signal-to-Noise Ratio Enhanced Electrode Configurations for Mgnetoelectric Cantilever Sensors, AIP Advances, vol. 10, issue 7, 075314, 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.
M. Krantz, M. Gerken: Limit of Thermal-Vibration Noise in Magnetic Field Detection with Magnetoelectric-Composite Cantilevers, Physical Review Applied, vol. 13, issue 5, 2020.
S. Zuo, J. Schmalz, M.-Ö. Özden, M. Gerken, J. Su, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, K. Nazarpour, H. Heidari: Ultrasensitive Magnetoelectric Sensing System for Pico-Tesla MagnetoMyoGraphy, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 14, issue 5, 2020.
M. Krantz M. Gerken: Effect of Excitation Mode on the Magnetic Field Detection Limit of Magnetoelectric Composite Cantilevers, AIP Advances, vol. 10, issue 4, 045108, 2020.
M. Ö. Özden, A. Teplyuk, Ö. Gümüs, D. Meyners, M. Höft, M. Gerken: Magnetoelectric Cantilever Sensors under Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field Excitation, AIP Advances, vol. 10, issue 2, 025132, 2020.
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.
M. Krantz, M. Gerken: Fundamental Thermal Limits for Detection of Biomedical Magnetic Fields by Resonant Magnetoelectric Composite Sensors, Abstract von Today's Noise Tomorrow's Signal, Berlin, Deutschland, 2019.
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.
B. R. Holländer, C. Müller, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, J. McCord: Magnetic Domain Walls as Broadband Spin Wave and Elastic Magnetisation Wave Emitters, scientific reports, vol. 8, no. 13871, 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.
S. B. Hrkac, C. T. Koops, M. Abes, C. Krywka, M. Müller, M. Burghammer, M. Sztucki, T. Dane, S. Kaps, Y. K. Mishra, R. Adelung, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, E. Lage, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, O. M. Magnussen, B. M. Murphy: Tunable Strain in Magnetoelectric ZnO Microrod Composite Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (30), pp. 25571–25577 , 2017.
M. Krantz, M. Gerken J. Schmalz: Magnetoelectric Cantilever Theory: Effect of Elastic Seed and Adhesion Layers and Multi-Domain Concepts on Response of Exchange Bias Multilayer Sensors, Euro Intelligent Materials, 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.
J. L. Gugat, M. C. Krantz; J. Schmalz, M. Gerken: Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Cantilever Magnetoelectric Sensors, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 52, issue 9, 2016.
J. L. Gugat, M. C. Krantz, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken: Magnetic Flux Concentration Effects in Cantilever Magnetoelectric Sensors, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 1-8, 2016.