■ Applications of magnetic nanoparticles in medicine and bioanalytics
■ Realisation of magnetic relaxation immunoassays using magnetic nanoparticles as markers.
■ Characterisation of magnetic nanoparticles by means of fluxgate magnetic relaxometry, AC susceptibility, rotating fields, Magnetic Particle Spectroscopy (MPS) and Photon Cross Correlation Spectroscopy (PCCS).
■ Investigation of the dynamic magnetic properties of magnetic nanoparticles in different matrices.
■ Development of highly sensitive magnetic field sensors and sensor systems
■ Superconducting quantum interferometers based on the high-Tc superconductor YBa2Cu3O7-x
■ Fluxgate sensors
■ Thin-film technology
■ Fabrication of thin films by pulsed laser deposition and RF magnetron sputtering
■ Optical and electron beam lithography