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Dr. rer. nat. Jan Dieter König


Career & Professional Experience

Winner of the Hugo-Junkers-Award 2015 in the field of “innovative basic research activities” for the DFG funded project

Since 2013
- Visiting researcher at Institute of Microsystem Technology, University of Freiburg, IMTEK, Freiburg
- Executive board member of the European Thermoelectric Society ETS
- Board member of the International Thermoelectric Society ITS

- Co-Chair of the E-MRS symposium spring 2013 C: “Advanced thermoelectrics: from materials to devices”
- Guest Editor of PSS (Physica Solidi Status a)
- Dr. rer nat. dergree, Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen (Prof. Dr. D. Kohl)

Chair of the “Thermoelectric Workshop” in Berlin, Germany

Since 2011
Leader of the Group Thermoelectrics at Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measure-ment Techniques, IPM, Freiburg, Germany

- Co-Chair of the ICT 2009 International Conference on Thermoelectrics and Euro-pean Conference on Thermoelectricity ECT 2009 in Freiburg, Germany

Since 2009
- Executive board member of the German Thermoelectric Society DTG

Since 2005
- Research Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques, IPM, Freiburg, GermanyStudies  - Diploma degree in Physics from the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg in 2005


Research Interests

The main research activities cover thermoelectric metrology and the development of a high temperature standard for thermoelectric metrology. Beside this another topic is the research on semiconductor contact formation and the development of thermal and electronic devices like thermoelectric generators as well as Peltier coolers.


Selected Publications

1.    Koenig, J.D. ; Hahn, R.; Thermoelectric Generators, Book chapter in Spieß, P. (Editor); Handbook of Energy Harvesting Power Supplies and Applications, Pan Stanford Pub., 30.04.2013, Print-ISBN: 9789814241861

2.    Koenig, J.D.; Bartholomé, K.; Boettner, H. ; Jänsch, D.; Klein-Altstette, M.; Köhne, M.; Nurnus, J.; Roch, A.; Tarantik, K.; Thermoelectrics: Electricity from waste heat, Brochure I/2016 Themeninfo - A compact guide to energy research, BINE Informationsdienst, 2016

3.    Boettner, H.; Koenig, J.D.; Nanoscale Thermoelectrics - A Concept for higher energy ef-ficiency?
Book chapter in Lambauer, J. (Editor); Nanotechnology and Energy - Science, Promises and Limits, Pan Stanford Pub., 31.08.2012, Print-ISBN: 9789814310819

4.    Koenig J.D., Winkler M., Dankwort T.,  Hansen A.-L.,  Pernau H.-F.,  Duppel V., Jaegle M., Kienle L. Bartholomé K., and Bensch W., Thermoelectric efficiency of (1 − x)(GeTe) x(Bi2Se0.2Te2.8) and implem-entation into highly performing thermoelectric power generators, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 2835,

5.    Bartholomé, K.; Balke, B.; Zuckermann, D.; Köhne, M.; Müller, M.; Tarantik, K.; Koenig, J.:
Thermoelectric modules based on Half-Heusler materials produced in large quantities,Journal of Electronic Materials  June 2014, Volume 43, pp 1775-1781

6.    Salvador, J.R.; Cho, J.Y.; Ye, Z.; Moczygemba, J.E.; Thompson, A.J.; Sharp, J.W.; Koenig, J.D.; Maloney, R.; Thompson, T.; Sakamoto, J.; Wang, H.; Wereszczak, A.A.; Conversion efficiency of skutterudite-based thermoelectric modules; Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2014, 16, 12510

7.    Wang, H.; Porter, W. D.; Boettner, H.; Koenig, J.D.; Chen, L.; Bai, S.; Tritt, T.M.; Mayolet, A.; Senawiratne, J.; Smith, Ch.; Harris, F.; Gilbert, P.; Sharp, J.W.; Lo, J.; Kleinke, H.; Kiss, L.;

Transport Properties of Bulk Thermoelectrics - An International Round-Robin Study, Part I: Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Resistivity; Journal of Electronic Materials 42 (2013), No. 4, pp. 654-664

8.    Koenig, J.D.; Nielsen, M. ; Gao, Y. ; Winkler, M. ; Jacquot, A. ; Böttner, H. ; Heremans, J., Titanium forms a resonant level in the conduction band of PbTe, Physical Review. B 84 (2011), No.20, 205126, 5 pp.

9.    Koenig, J.D. ; Winkler, M. ; Buller, S. ; Bensch, W. ; Schuermann, U. ; Kienle, L. ; Boettner, H.:
Bi2Te3-Sb2Te3 superlattices grown by nanoalloying, Journal of Electronic Materials 40 (2011), No.5, pp.1266-1270

10.    Koenig, J.D.; Jacquot, A. ; Böttner, H., N-type lead-chalcogenide thermoelectric materials alloyed with tin, in Hogan, T.P.: Thermoelectric power generation: Symposium held November 26 - 29, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Warrendale, Pa.: MRS, 2008, pp.147-154 (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1044)

11.    Koenig, J.D. ; Winkler, M. ; Boettner, H., Transport properties of doped, nanostructured IV-VI epitaxial films grown by MBE, Journal of Electronic Materials 38, 2009, No.7, pp.1418-1422

12.    Scholdt, M. ; Do, H. ; Lang, J. ; Gall, A. ; Colsmann, A. ; Lemmer, U. ; Koenig, J.D. ; Winkler, M.; Boettner, H.; Organic semiconductors for thermoelectric applications,  J. Electr. Mat. 39, 2010, No.9, pp.1589-1592





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