Third Party Projects

German Research Foundation DFG

 

 

1983 - 1986

Homogeneous und heterogeneous nucleation in undercooled metallic melts

Subproject of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 166 Bochum-Duisburg: "Structural and magnetic phase transformations in transition metal alloys and compounds”

 

1986 - 1991

Rapid solidification via deep undercooling of metallic melts

Subproject of the priority programme "Grain refined materials", 1986-1991.

 

1991 - 1994

Phase selection in undercooled metallic melts

Individual project

 

1994 - 1998

Grain refinement through undercooling of metallic melts

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

1994 - 1999

Magnetic ordering in undercooled metallic melts of Co-based alloys

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

1996 - 2000

Solidification of metastable phases in undercooled metallic melts investigated by synchrotron radiation

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

1997 - 2001

Neutron scattering in undercooled metallic melts

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

(in cooperation with Dr. D. Holland-Moritz).

 

1994 - 2001

Coordination of the priority programme "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition"

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

1998 - 2003

Nucleation in undercooled Co-Base alloys

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

1999 - 2001

Solidification dynamics and microstructure evolution in undercooled Cu-based alloys with a metastable miscibility gap

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 729 "Undercooled metallic melts: phase selection and glass transition", 1994-2001.

 

2001 - 2008

Coordination of the priority programme SPP 1120 „Phase transformations in multicomponent metallic melts“

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 1120 "Phase transformations in multicomponent metallic melts" 2001-2008.

 

2001 - 2005

Investigations of phase formation in Nd-Fe-B melts using synchrotron radiation

Subproject of the priority programme SPP 1120 "Phase transformations in multicomponent metallic melts" 2001-2008.

 

2001 - 2007

Modellierung dendritischen Wachstums und Fragmentierung dendritischer Strukturen in mehrkomponentigen Schmelzen

Teilprojekt des Schwerpunktprogramms „Phasenumwandlungen in mehrkomponentigen Schmelzen“

 

2006 - 2008

Bestimmung von Schlüsselparametern der Phasenumwandlungs-kinetik mittels Untersuchungen an mesoskopischen Modellsystemen

Teilprojekt des Schwerpunktprogramms „Phasenumwandlungen in mehrkomponentigen Schmelzen“ (gemeinsam mit PD Dr. D. Holland-Moritz und Prof. Dr. T. Palberg).

 

2003 - 2006

Undercooling and solidification of metallic-like liquid silicon

Teilprojekt des Chinesisch-Deutschen Forschungsprogramms Modern Metallic Materials Design

 

2006 – 2009

2011 - 2012

Ordnungs - Unordnungsübergänge in Überstrukturen, untersucht durch die dendritische Wachstumsgeschwindigkeit in unterkühlten Schmelzen intermetallischer Legierungen Einzelprojekt

 

2007 - 2010

Untersuchungen zur Kristallkeimbildung in unterkühlten Schmelzen reiner Metalle Co, Zr, halbleitendes Si und glasbildenden Zr-Pd Legierungen, Einzelprojekt

 

2007 - 2010

“Interfacial Pattern Formation during Rapid Phase Transformations in a Binary System”, Einzelprojekt (gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. H. Müller-Krumbhaar)

Kooperation mit russischen Kollegen

 

2007 - 2011

Undercooling and solidification of liquid metals under different conditions of convection

In Kooperation mit Prof. Dr. Jianrong Gao, North-Eastern University Shenyang, China

Einzelprojekt.

 

2007 - 2009

Heterogeneous nucleation of metals and colloids on templates – a comparative study

Teilprojekt des Schwerpunktprogramms „Heterogene Keim- und Mikrostrukturbildung: Schritte zu einem system- und skalenübergreifenden Verständnis“

 

2008 -

Determination of key parameters of nucleation from optical investigations on mesoscopic model systems

Teilprojekt des Schwerpunktprogramms „Heterogene Keim- und Mikrostrukturbildung: Schritte zu einem system- und skalenübergreifenden Verständnis“, (gemeinsam mit PD Dr. D. Holland-Moritz, Prof. Dr. T. Palberg, PD Dr. H.-J. Schöpe)

 

2011 -

Untersuchungen zum anomalen dendritischen Wachstum in unterkühlten Schmelzen von Al-Ni und Cu-Zr Legierungen

Einzelprojekt, seit 2011

 

2012

Kristallwachstumsrate in stark unterkühlten Schmelzen glasbildender Zr-Basislegierungen

in Kooperation mit Prof. Dr. Britta Nestler, Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie, und Prof. Dr. Riping Liu, Yanshan Uhiversity, Qinhuangdao (V.R. China)

Einzelprojekt

 

 

German Aerospace Agency

 

 

1996 - 1998

Tetragonal short range order and its influence on the undercoolability of quasicrystal-forming alloys

(in Kooperation mit Prof. Dr. H.-J. Fecht, Technische Universität Berlin, Dr. H. Bach und Prof. Dr. H. Zabel, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr. K. Kelton, Washington State University St. Louis)

 

1999 - 2007

Containerless undercooling and technology of advanced magnetic materials

(in Cooperation with Dr. H. Bach, Ruhr-University Bochum, and Dr. W. Löser, IFW Dresden)

Part of a cooperation project of DLR and NEDO (New Energy Development Organisation, Japan) with 4 Japanese partners entitled

Containerless processing and directional solidification of advanced functional materials.

 

2001 - 2009

Particle Dynamics during Solidification of Undercooled Melts

(in Cooperation with Prof. Dr. G. Eggeler, Ruhr-University Bochum, and Prof. Dr. J.H. Perepezko, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA)

 

2008 -

Non-equilibrium solidification of multiphase transaformations: eutectic solidification, spinodal decomposition and glass formation

(in Cooperation with PD Dr. Peter Galenko, Universität Jena, Prof. Dr. Robert Parfeniev, Dr. M.P. Volkov, IOFFE Physical-Technical Institute St. Petersburg, A.V. Egorov, Dr. A.S. Senchenkov, NIISK Moscow, Dr. E.V. Kharanzhevskiy, Udmurt University, Izhevsk)

 

 

European Projects

 

 

1994 - 1997

Eutektisches Wachstum in unterkühlten Metallschmelzen

PD Dr. D. M. Herlach, DLR Köln (D),

Prof. Dr. W. Kurz, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH),

Dr. W. Löser, Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstofforschung Dresden (D).

Gefördert durch die DFG und den Schweizerischen Nationalfond, 1994 - 1997.

 

1993 - 1996

Formation of Metastable Structures in Deeply Undercooled Alloys

PD Dr. D. M. Herlach (coordinator), DLR Köln (D),

Dr. A. L. Greer, University of Cambridge (UK),

Prof. Dr. E. Ramous, Universita di Padova (I),

Industrial partners:

THYSSEN STAHL Duisburg (D)

Pometon, Maerne (I).

Supported by the Europäische Komission within BRITE/EURAM Programmme Typ2 Project („Focused Fundamental Research“)

 

1994 - 1996

Long-Range Magnetic Order in Undercooled Metallic Melts Studied by Muon-Spin Rotation

PD Dr. D. M. Herlach, DLR Köln (D),

Prof. Dr. K. Maier, Institut für Strahlen- und Kernphysik der Universität Bonn (D),

Dr. D. Herlach, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen (CH).

Supported by DFG and Paul Scherrer Institut, 1994-1996.

 

1991 - 1993

Containerless Processing of Metals and Alloys

"Expert Working Group"

PD Dr. D. M. Herlach (chairman), DLR Köln (D).

Dr. R.F. Cochrane, University of Leeds (UK),

Prof. Dr. I. Egry, DLR Köln (D),

Prof. Dr. H.-J. Fecht, Technische Universität Berlin (D),

Dr. A.L. Greer, University of Cambridge (UK),

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

1997 - 1999

Metastable States and Phases

"Topical Working Group"

Prof. Dr. D. M. Herlach (chairman), DLR Köln (D),

Dr. A. Garcia Escorial, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metallurgicas, Madrid (E)

Dr. L. Gránásy, ISSP Budapest (Hu)

Dr. A.L. Greer, University of Cambridge (UK),

Dr. M. Kolb, Ecole Polytechnique de Palaiseau, Paris (F),

Prof. Dr. W. Kurz, EPF Lausanne (CH),

Dr. habil W. Löser, Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstofforschung, Dresden (D)

Dr. A. Ludwig, RWTH Aachen (D),

Prof. Dr. P.R. Sahm, RWTH Aachen (D)

Dr. B. Vinet, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, Grenoble (F).

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

1996 - 1998

Solidification of intermetallic compounds

”Academic Research Cooperation (ARC)”

Prof. Dr. A.L. Greer, University of Cambridge (UK),

Prof. Dr. D. M. Herlach, DLR Köln (D).

Supported by the German Avademic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the British Research Council (BRC)

 

2000 - 2011

Metastable Solidification of Composites: Novel Peritectic Structures and In-Situ Composites (METCOMP)

”Microgravity Application Promotion”

Prof. Dr. D.M. Herlach (coordinator 2000 - 2003), DLR Köln (D),

Dr. M. Kolbe (cordinator 2003 - ), DLR Köln (D),

Prof. Dr. L. Granasy, ISSP Budapest (H),

Prof. Dr. G. Eggeler, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D),

Prof. Dr. W. Kurz (2000–2005), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)

Prof. Dr. M. Rappaz (2005 - ), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH),

Prof. Dr. A. Ludwig, Montan Universität Leoben (A),

Industrial Partners and Endorsers

Schwermetall GmbH, Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co.KG, Stolberg (D)

British Steel plc, Swinden Technology Centre, Rotherham (UK),

Swissmetall SA, 2732 Reconvilier (CH),

Thyssen Krupp Stahl AG, Duisburg (D)

Wieland-Werke AG, D-89079 Ulm (D).

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

2001 - 2012

Study and modelling of nucleation and phase selectionphenomena in undercooled melts: application tohard magnetic alloys of industrial relevance (MAGNEPHAS)

”Microgravity Application Promotion”

Dr. W. Löser (coordinator), Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden, IFW (D),

Dr. L. Gránásy, ISSP Budapest (H),

Prof. Dr. D.M. Herlach, DLR Köln (D),

Dr. R. Hermann, IFW Dresden (D),

Dr. T. Volkmann, DLR Köln (D).

Industrial Partners and Endorsers

Beit Yaacobi, Advanced Materials Technologies Ldt. (ISR),

Vacuumschmelze Hanau GmbH (D), 2001 - 2003.

Bakker Magnetics, Sciencepark Eindhoven, seit 2004

ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH, Werdohl, seit 2004

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

2002 - 2012

Non-equilibrium solidification, modelling for microstructure engineering of industrial alloys (NEQUISOL)

”Microgravity Application Promotion”

Prof. Dr. D.M. Herlach (coordinator), DLR Köln (D),

Prof. Dr. L. Greer, University of Cambridge (UK), until 2005.

Dr. R.F. Cochrane and Dr. A. Mullis, University of Leeds (UK), until 2005.

Dr. A. Garcia-Escorial, Dept. Metalurgia Física, CENIM-CSIC, Madrid (E).

Dr. Ch.-A. Gandin, ARMINES-ENSMP-CEMEF, Sophia Antipolis (F), since 2006.

Prof. Dr. H. Henein, University of Alberta, Edmonton (CAN), since 2007.

Industrial Partners and Endorsers

Alcan International Ltd., Banbury Laboratory, Banbury, Oxon (UK),

British Steel plc, Swinden Technology Centre, Rotherham (UK),

Rolls Royce University Technology Centre, Cambridge (UK),

VAW Aluminium AG, Georg-von-Boeselager-Straße 25, Bonn (D),

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

2007 - 2013.

Chill Cooling for the ElectroMagnetic Levitator in relation with Continuous Casting of Steel (CCEMLCC)

”Microgravity Application Promotion”

Dr. Ch.-A. Gandin (coordinator), ARMINES-ENSMP-CEMEF, Sophia Antipolis (F)

Prof. Dr. D.M. Herlach, DLR Köln (D),

Dr. Th. Volkmann, DLR Köln (D)

Dr. D. Juul-Jensen, Riso National Laboratory, Roskilde (DK)

G. Lesoult, INPL-ENSMN-LSG2M Nancy (F),

Industrial Partners and Endorsers

Arcelor Research (F), Maizières-les-Metz (F)

SKF GmbH, Schweinfurt (D)

Supported by the European Space Agency

 

2010 - 2014

Solidification of containerless undercooled melts (SOL-EML)

“International topical team”

Prof. Dr. D. M. Herlach (chairman), DLR Köln, Germany

Prof. Dr. J. Fransaer, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Dr. habil. P. K. Galenko, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Dr. Ch.-A. Gandin, Mins Paris Tech, Sophia Antipolis, France

Prof. Dr. Jianrong Gao, Northeastern University Shenyang, China

Prof. Dr. L. Granasy, RI Solid State Physics, Budapest, Hungary

Prof. Dr. H. Henein, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

PD Dr. D. Holland-Moritz, DLR Köln, Germany

Prof. Dr. R. W. Hyers, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

Prof. Dr. K. F. Kelton, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Dr. M. Kolbe, DLR Köln, Germany

Dr. habil. W. Löser, IFW Dresden, Germany

Prof. Dr. D.M. Matson, Tufts University, Medford, USA

Prof. Dr. Takeshi Okutani, Yokohama National University, Japan

Prof. Dr. K. Pericleous, University of Greenich, UK

Dr. G. Phanikumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

Dr. T. Volkmann, DLR Köln, Germany

Dr. M.P. Volkov, Physical-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

Prof. Dr. H. Yasuda, Osaka University, Japan

Supported by the European Space Agency, since 2010