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CURRICULUM VITAE PROF. DR. IR. HANS HILGENKAMP, UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE

Since May 2005
Professor of Applied Physics and Nanotechnology at the Faculty of Science and Technology and MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology– University of Twente

Feb 2014 - Dec 2018
Dean Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente

Since September 2009 (parttime)
Professor of Physics, Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden University

June 2003 – April 2005
Associate professor (‘UHD’), University of Twente

November 1999 – May 2003
Assistent professor (‘UD’), University of Twente

December 1996 – October 1999
Scientific staff-member at the Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism (EKM), Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg, Germany

September 1995 - November 1996
Post-doc researcher at the IBM Zurich Research Lab, Rüschlikon, Switzerland

March 1995 – August 1995
Post-doc researcher at University of Twente

July 1997 – June 2002
KNAW research fellow at the Faculty of Applied Physics, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.

Ph.D.
University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
March 17, 1995
Promotor: Prof. Dr. H. Rogalla
Title of the thesis: ‘High-Tc dc SQUID Magnetometers’

M.Sc.
University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Applied Physics
Graduation: March 1991


Selected other activities:

  • Member Global Future Council on Scientific Collaboration, World Economic Forum (2020-present)
  • Member Executive Board Dutch Physics Council (Raad voor de Natuurkunde) (2020 - present)
  • Member Board of Reviewing Editors, Science Magazine, (2019 - present) 
  • Vice-chair Netherlands' Physical Society (NNV)  (2017 - present)
  • Member Council of Deans in the STEM disciplines in The Netherlands (2014-2018)
  • Visiting Professor Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore  (2007 - 2015).
  • Visiting Scientist CSIRO Research Lab, Lindfield Sydney, Australia. (Sept.-Nov 2007)
  • Board member (Raad van Bestuur) Dutch FOM foundation (2009-2017).
  • Board member Condensed Matter and Optical Sciences (COMOP) workgroup of the Dutch FOM foundation (2009-2017).
  • Board member of the Applied Superconductivity Conference (2006 – 2012)
  • Founding member of the Global Young Academy (GYA) (since 2009)(www.globalyoungacademy.net)
  • Chairman of the ‘Studium Generale’, University of Twente, (2007–2013)
  • Coordinator of the FOM programme ‘Interphase – New electronic and magnetic states at interfaces in complex oxide heterostructures’, (2008-2014)
  • Coordinator of the FOM programma ‘Tailoring 2-dimensional electron systems in complex oxides’, (since 2013)
  • Coordinator of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme PiShift (2001-2007).
  • Principal investigator of the INTAS program ‘Charge transport in metal-diboride thin films and heterostructures’ (2002-2006).

Awards and recognitions:

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  (2019)  
  • Elected member Royal Holland Society of Science and Humanities.  (2018)
  • Colloquium Ehrenfestii, University of Leiden, 18 February 2009. (2009)
  • ‘VICI’-grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) (2008)
  • Central Education Prize University of Twente 2007 (2007)
  • Selected in 2004 as member of ‘The Young Academy’, part of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences KNAW. In 2007 elected as board member (2 years) with focus areas: ‘Science Policy in The Netherlands’ and 'Media-relations’.
  • ‘VIDI’-grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) (2002)
  • Best Scientific Contribution Award in Superconducting Electronics
    EUCAS 2001 Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark (2001)
  • Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Research Fellowship (1997)
  • IBM Patent Application Award (1996)

 

Selected key publications (in reverse chronological order):

H. Hilgenkamp and X. Gao, 'Exploring the path of the variable resistance', Science (perspective) 373, 854 (2021).

A. Rana, C. Li, G. Koster and H. Hilgenkamp, 'Resistive switching studies in VO2 thin films', Scientific Reports 10, 3293 (2020).

A.E.M. Smink, J.C. de Boer, M.P. Stehno, W.G. van der Wiel, H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Gate-tunable band structure of the LaAlO3-SrTiOinterface’, Physical Review Letters118, 106401 (2017).

X. Renshaw Wang, C.J. Li, W.M. Lü, T.R. Paudel, D.P. Leusink, M. Hoek, N. Poccia, A. Vailionis, T. Venkatesan, J.M.D. Coey, E.Y. Tsymbal, Ariando and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Imaging and control of ferromagnetism in LaMnO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures’, Science 349, 716 (2015).

N. Poccia, T.I. Baturina, F. Coneri, C.G. Molenaar, X. Renshaw Wang, G. Bianconi, A. Brinkman, H. Hilgenkamp, A.A. Golubov and V.M. Vinokur, ‘Critical behavior at a dynamic vortex insulator-to-metal transition’, Science 349, 1202-1205 (2015). 

M. Veldhorst, M. Snelder, M. Hoek, T. Gang, V.K. Guduru, X.L. Wang, U. Zeitler, W.G. van der Wiel, A.A. Golubov, H. Hilgenkamp and A. Brinkman, ‘Josephson supercurrent through a topological insulator surface state’, Nature Materials doi:10.1038/nmat3255 (2012).

A. Brinkman, M. Huijben, M. van Zalk, J. Huijben, U. Zeitler, J.K. Maan, W.G. van der Wiel, G. Rijnders, D.H.A. Blank and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Magnetic effects at the interface between nonmagnetic oxides’, Nature Materials 6, 493-496 (2007).

T. Ortlepp, Ariando, O. Mielke, C.J.M. Verwijs, K.F.K. Foo, H. Rogalla, F.J.H. Uhlmann, H. Hilgenkamp, 'Flip-flopping fractional flux quanta', Science 312, 1495-1497 (2006).

J.R. Kirtley, C.C. Tsuei, Ariando, C.J.M. Verwijs, S. Harkema, and H. Hilgenkamp, 'Angle-resolved phase-sensitive determination of the in-plane gap symmetry in YBa2Cu3O7', Nature Physics 2, 190-194 (2006).

H. Hilgenkamp, Ariando, H.J.H. Smilde, D.H.A. Blank, G. Rijnders, H. Rogalla, J.R. Kirtley and C.C. Tsuei, ‘Ordering and manipulation of the magnetic moments in large-scale superconducting pi-loop arrays’, Nature 422, 50-53 (2003).

H. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart, 'Grain boundaries in high temperature superconductors', Reviews of Modern Physics 74, 485-549 (2002).  

G. Hammerl, A. Schmehl, R.R. Schulz, B. Goetz, H. Bielefeldt, C.W. Schneider, H. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart, ‘Increasing grain boundary critical currents in high-Tc superconductors at 77 K’, Nature 407, 162 (2000).

H. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart, ‘Superconducting and normal-state properties of YBa2Cu3O7 bicrystal grain boundary junctions in thin films’, Applied Physics Letters 73, 265-267 (1998).

H. Hilgenkamp, J. Mannhart and B. Mayer, ‘Implications of dx2-y2 symmetry and faceting for the transport properties of grain boundaries in high-Tc superconductors’, Physical Review B 53, 14586, (1996).

 

Patents:

C. Gerber, J.W.M. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart, ‘Apparatus for use in magnetic-field detection and generation devices’, US-patent 6211673

J.D. Mannhart, H. Bielefeldt, B.M. Götz, J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, A.F.A. Schmehl, C.W. Schneider, R.R. Schulz, ‘Superconductor with enhanced current density and method for making such a superconductor’, US-patent 6573220

H.U.Bielefeldt, B.M. Götz, G. Hammerl, J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, J.D. Mannhart, A.F.A. Schmehl, C.W. Schneider, R.R. Schulz, ‘Method for making a superconductor with enhanced current carrying capacity’ US-patent 6699820

 

 

Expertise

Engineering & Materials Science
Heterojunctions
Oxides
Superconductivity
Thin Films
Topological Insulators
Physics & Astronomy
Insulators
Josephson Junctions
Chemistry
Supercurrent

Publications

Recent
Leermakers, I., Rubi, K., Yang, M., Kerdi, B., Goiran, M., Escoffier, W. , Rana, A. S. , Smink, A. E. M. , Brinkman, A. , Hilgenkamp, H., Maan, J. C., & Zeitler, U. (2021). Quantum oscillations in an optically-illuminated two-dimensional electron system at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3interface. Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 33(46), [465002]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-648X/ac211a
Gao, X. , & Hilgenkamp, H. (2021). Multiple resistive states in vanadium dioxide (VO2) memristive devices. Poster session presented at Physics@Veldhoven 2021, Online Event, Netherlands.
Hilgenkamp, H. (2021). Josephson Memories. Journal of superconductivity and novel magnetism, 34(6), 1621-1625. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10948-020-05680-2
Other Contributions

Book contributions

H. Hilgenkamp,

‘Supergeleiding; al 99 jaar (g)een koud kunstje’

In: Natuurkundige voordrachten 2009-2010; Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Maatschappiij voor Natuurkunde ‘Diligentia’. Den Haag (2010)

J. Mannhart and H. Hilgenkamp,

‘Three-terminal devices’ ,

Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Technology, 9349-9351 (2008)

B. Goetz, R.R. Schulz, C.W. Schneider, B. Chesca, A. Schmehl, H. Bielefeldt, H. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart,

‘Enhancement of grain boundary Jc by doping, and realization of a high-Tc thin film dc π-SQUID’,

In Proc. EUCAS’99Inst. of Phys. Conf. Ser. No. 167. pp. 343-346 (2000).

H. Hilgenkamp,

'Superstromen tussen kristallen van moderne supergeleiders; een barrière doorbroken',

in Over de grenzen van het weten', Jaarboek 1999, vereniging van Akademie-onderzoekers', eds. R. Spreeuw, D. Stapel and H. Veenhof, Amsterdam (2000).

H. Hilgenkamp, R.R. Schulz, C.W. Schneider, B. Goetz, A. Schmehl, H. Bielefeldt and J. Mannhart, 
‘Factors controlling transport properties of interfaces in high-Tc superconductors’,

in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Volume 574, ‘Multicomponent Oxide Flms for Electronics’, eds. M.E. Hawley, D.H.A. Blank, C.B. Eom, D.G. Schlom, S.K. Streiffer, 261-272 (1999).

J. Mannhart, H. Bielefeldt, B. Goetz, H. Hilgenkamp, A. Schmehl, C.W. Schneider and R.R. Schulz,

‘Interfaces and High-Tc Superconductors: Analysis and Optimization’,

in Proceedings of the 4th Joint ISTEC/MRS International Workshop on Superconductivity, Hawaii, (1999).

J.R. Kirtley, C.C. Tsuei, K.A. Moler, J. Mannhart and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘The influence of grain boundary roughness on tricrystal symmetry tests’,

In ‘Symmetry and Pairing in Superconductors’, M. Ausloos and S. Kruchinin eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers (1999)

B Götz, H. Hilgenkamp, A Schmehl, C.W. Schneider, R. Schulz and J. Mannhart, ‘Transporteigenschaften von Grenzflächen in Hoch-Tc Supraleitern’,

in Supraleitung und Tieftemperaturtechnik. VDI-Technologiezentrum Physikalische Technologien, Düsseldorf, 408-411 (1998).

K.A. Moler, J.R. Kirtley, J. Mannhart and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Magnetic flux in interfaces in YBCO’,

in The Superconducting State in Magnetic Fields, Vol. 13 of ‘Series on Direction in Condensed Matter Physics’, World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 1-18, 1998.

J. Mannhart and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Wave function symmetry and its influence on superconducting devices’, 
in ‘Applied Superconductivity 1997’, H. Rogalla and D.H.A. Blank eds., Inst. of Phys. Conf. Ser. No 158, IOP Publishing Ltd., 1-6 (1997).

H. Hilgenkamp and J. Mannhart, ‘Grain boundary Josephson junctions: Consequences of the order parameter anisotropy’, 
Proceedings of the ISEC’97 Conference, Berlin (1997), H. Koch and S. Knappe eds. 1, 5-7 (1997).

H. Hilgenkamp, J. Mannhart, B. Mayer, Ch. Gerber, J. Kirtley and K.A. Moler, ‘Implications of a dx2-y2 symmetry component of the order parameter on potential high-Tc devices’,

in Advances in Superconductivity: New Materials, Critical Currents and devices, R. Pinto, S.K. Malik, A.K. Grover and P. Ayyub eds.. New Age International Publ. Mumbai, India (1996).

H. Hilgenkamp, J. Mannhart, B. Mayer, Ch. Gerber, J.R. Kirtley, K.A. Moler and M. Sigrist, ‘Implications of dx2‑y2 Symmetry for Grain Boundary based High-Tc Devices’,
in Proceedings of the 3rd Twente HTS Workshop on Digital Applications, Josephson Junctions and 3-Terminal devices, R. Moerman ed., Enschede, The Netherlands, p. 66-72, (1996).

J. Mannhart, H. Hilgenkamp, Ch. Gerber, J.R. Kirtley and K.A. Moler, ‘Implications of dx2-y2 symmetry component of the superconducting order parameter on high-TcJosephson devices’, 
in Proceedings of the International symposion on advances in superconductivity, Sapporo, Japan (1996), S. Nakajima and M. Murakami eds. Advances in Superconductivity, 2, Springer (1996).

K.A. Moler, J.R. Kirtley, J. Mannhart, H. Hilgenkamp, B. Mayer, Ch. Gerber, R. Liang, D. Bonn and W.N. Hardy, ‘Magnetic flux distribution in grain and twin boundaries in YBCO’, 
in Proceedings of the 10th anniversary HTS Workshop on physics, materials and applications, Houston TX, USA (1996).

J. Mannhart, H. Hilgenkamp, B. Mayer, Ch. Gerber, J. Kirtley, K.A. Moler and M. Sigrist, ‘Single grain boundary Josephson junctions - new insights from basic experiments’, 
in Proceedings of the 10th anniversary HTS Workshop on physics, materials and applications, Houston TX, USA (1996).

J. Mannhart, B. Mayer and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Fabrication and transport properties of three-terminal Josephson junctions employing high-Tc superconductors’, 
in Proceedings of the SPIE conference on oxide superconductors - Physics and Nanoengineering, San Jose Ca, USA (1996).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, F. Roesthuis, S. Hoogeveen, L. Vargas, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Damping of resonances in monolithic flux transformer coupled high-Tc dc SQUID magnetometers’, 
in Proceedings of the HTS-Workshop on Applications and New Materials, Enschede, The Netherlands (1995).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, W.A.M. Aarnink, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Temperature dependence of the effective sensing area of planar high-Tc dc SQUID magnetometers’, 
in Proceedings of the EUCAS ’95, Applied Superconductivity, Inst. of Phys. Conf. Series148, 2, 1593-1596 (1995).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, ‘High-Tc dc SQUID magnetometers’, 1-130 (1995). ISBN 90-9008057-0

Ph.D thesis, University of Twente

M.I. Faley, U. Poppe, K. Urban, H. Hilgenkamp, H. Hemmes, W. Aarnink, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Noise in dc-SQUIDs with quasiplanar all-oxide Josephson junctions’, 
in Proceedings of the EUCAS’95, Applied Superconductivity, Inst. of Phys. Conf. Series148, 2, 1561-1564 (1995).

P.Å. Nilsson, Z.G. Ivanov, T. Claeson, H.K. Hemmes, J.W.M. Hilgenkamp and J. Flokstra, ‘Noise characterization of YBa2Cu3O7 flip-chip SQUIDs’, 
in Proceedings of the EUCAS’95, Applied Superconductivity, Inst. of Phys. Conf. Series 148, 2, 1537-1540 (1995).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, G.C.S. Brons, D. Veldhuis, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ’Monolithic integrated HTc dc SQUID magnetometers’, 
in Proceedings of the Twente Workshop on HTS Josephson junctions and 3-Terminal devices, Enschede, The Netherlands, 61-63 (1994).

R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, D. Veldhuis, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Bi-epitaxial dc SQUID patterning by focused ion beam etching’, 
in Proceedings of the Twente Workshop on HTS Josephson junctions and 3-Terminal devices, Enschede, The Netherlands, 68-71 (1994).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, G.C.S. Brons, J.G. Soldevilla, R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Monolithic integrated high-Tc dc SQUID magnetometers using bi-crystal grain boundary junctions’,

in Proceedings of the Workshop on HTS Electron Devices, Whistler, Canada, 170-171 (1994)

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, A.G. Sivakov, G.C.S. Brons, R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Local properties of the basic elements of high-Tc planar multiturn coils’, 
in Proceedings of the EUCAS’93, Applied Superconductivity, ed. H.C. Freyhardt 1, 679-682 (1993).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, G.C.S. Brons, R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, A.J.H.M. Rijnders, I.H. Huisman, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘High-Tc SQUIDs and planar coil fabrication’, 
in Proceedings of ESA/ESTEC Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 153-162 (1993).

C.S. Jacobsen, J. Flokstra, H. Hilgenkamp, et al., ‘A pilot study for high temperature superconducting gravity gradiometers’, 
in Proceedings of ESA/ESTEC Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 131-145 (1993).

J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, R.P.J. Ijsselsteijn, A.J.H.M. Rijnders, W. Jaszczuk, P. van de Riet, J. Flokstra and H. Rogalla, ‘Towards a high-Tc dc SQUID magnetometer’, 
in Proceedings of the joint Nordic spring meeting, Nyborg, Denmark, 233 (1992).

H. Hilgenkamp, H.-J. Smilde, Ariando and M. Crok,

‘Schrijven met magneetvelden’

Natuur en Techniek, June issue, pp46-49 (2003)

K. Verwijs, Ariando and H. Hilgenkamp, ‘Halve magnetische fluxquanta’,

Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 72(11), 20-23 (2006).

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