Torben Boll

Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

  • Intermetallic materials
  • Precipitation
  • Diffusion
  • Ordering, Disordering
  • Photovoltaic Materials
  • Multilayer Structures
  • Simulations of Field Evaportion Processes
  • Reconstruction Algorithms for Atom Probe Tomography

Selected Publications


  • ​Since 05/2010  Postdoctoral Fellow at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 
  • 03/2006-05/2010   PhD student and scientific assistant at the Institute for Material   Physics, Goettingen, Thesis: “Determination of Site Occupation and Binding Energies by Means of Atom Probe Tomography” (Bestimmung von Platzbesetzung und Bindungsenergien mittles Atomsondentomographie) at the University of Göttingen
  • 01/2006 Diplom Physik (M.S. physics) , Thesis: "Site Occupation in TiAlNb by means of Atom Probe Tomography and Simulation" (Untersuchung der Platzbesetzung in TiAlNb mittels Atomsondentomographie und Simulation) at the University of Goettingen
  • 09/2000-01/2006 Student at the University of Goettingen
    Major: Physics, Minor: Informatics


Best Oral Presentation Award, IFES (International Field Emission Symposium) 2006, Guilin China
Nominated for the competition Best Diploma Thesis (Beste Diplomarbeit) which is granted by the DGM (German society for Material Sciences) 2006, Berlin, Germany
Scholarship from the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus foundation for participation at the DPG conference 2005, Berlin, Germany