Dr. Matthias Krantz


Professional Career

Since 2010   Postdoc at the Integrated Systems and Photonics Group at Kiel University, Germany.
2002 - 2009   Principal Scientist at Carl Zeiss SMT-AG, Germany, developing a catadioptric broad band objective for wafer inspection and researching laser crystallization for flat panel displays and thin film solar cells
1996 - 2001   Systems Engineer for the Terascan photomask inspection system at KLA-Tencor, San Jose
1993 - 1995   Sabbatical at the Max Planck Institut Stuttgart, Germany (research on superconductors)
1988 - 1993   Postdoc at IBM Research and Staff Engineer at IBM San Jose, investigating light scattering of phonons and electronic excitations in superconductors and developing magneto-optical read-write heads and magnetic storage media
Until 1987   Diplom, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Kiel University in Germany and the University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT in 1984 and 1987 respectively, investigating point defects in ionic crystals



Dr. Matthias Krantz
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Projects and Positions

Description Role
A8 - Modelling of Magnetoelectric Sensors Doctoral researcher


CRC-related Publications

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.
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.
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. 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.
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. 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.