MSc. Benjamin Kaufmann

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter


  • Telefonnummer: +43 3842 402 4125
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  • Simulation and modelling of sintered micro structures
  • Micro 4-point probe method: characterization of the electrical behavior in the micro scale range (grain boundary resistivity tests, etc.)
  • Micro lock-in infrared thermography: detection of hot spots in micro electric circuits
  • Varistor research: simulation and micro electrical characterization


  • since Nov. 2016 PhD candidate, Montanuniversitaet, Leoben, Austria
  • 2015-2016 Research fellow for atomic force microscopy, Montanuniversitaet, Leoben, Austria
  • 2013-2014 Master Thesis: Heat in pressure sensors for combustion engines, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  • 2010-2011 Bachelor Thesis: Magnetism as a relativistic phenomenon, Karl-Franzens-Universitaet, Graz, Austria
  • 2007-2015 Theoretical and computational physics (MSc), Karl-Franzens-Universitaet, Graz, Austria


  • 1st place JECS Trust Oral Competition 2018 at the 16th European Inter-Regional Conference on Ceramics (CIEC 16), Turin, Italy
  • 2nd place Oral Competition at the annual conference of the Austrian Ceramic Society 2019, Leoben, Austria


  • Spreitzer H., Kaufmann B., Ruzié C., Röthel C., Arnold T., Geerts Y.H., Teichert C., Resel R., Jones A.O.F., “Alkyl Chain Assisted Thin Film Growth of 2,7-Dioctyloxy-Benzothienobenzothiophene”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 7(27), pp. 8477-8484 37 (2019).
  • Matkovi? A, Çiçek A., Kratzer M., Kaufmann B., Thomas A., Chen Z., Siri O., Becker C., Teichert C., “Growth morphologies of dihydro-tetraaza-acenes on c-plane sapphire”, Surface Science 678, pp. 128-135 (2018).
  • Matkovi? A., Kratzer M., Kaufmann B., Vujin J., Gaji? R., Teichert C., “Probing charge transfer between molecular semiconductors and graphene”, Scientific Reports 7(1), 9544 (2017).