Dr Klaus von Haeften


Associate Professor in Nanoscience

Head of CMP groupKlaus von Haeften


Department of Physics & Astronomy,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH,
United Kingdom.


Office: room S5, 2nd floor, Physics Main Bldg
Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 3525
Fax: +44 (0) 116 252 2770
email: kvh6 [at] le.ac.uk


  • Teaching in 2015/16: (1) opt.1609 1st year Introduction to Nanophysics (2) PA2900 2nd year Labs in general physics, (3) opt.294 2nd year Electronic Labs, (4) 3rd year projects, (4) 4th year projects, (5) opt.4621 4th year Nanostructures  Blackboard.
  • Outreach: Artemis - the superfast XUV laser, fluorescent silicon nanoparticles
  • Other: Organisation of CMP seminars, CMP representative of Equality and Diversity Working Group (EDWG)
  • Recent Publications:
    1. L. G. Mendoza-Luna, N. M. K. Shiltagh, M. J. Watkins, N. Bonifaci, F. Aitken, and K. von Haeften, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7, 4666 (2016).
    2. M. J. McNally, M. M. Koç, G. Torricelli, K. von Haeften Nanoscale stripe arrays templated on Moire patterns in graphite, Surface Science 646, 108 (2016).
    3. H. Gharbi Tarchouna et al. Formation of Positively Charged Liquid Helium Clusters in Supercritical Helium and their Solidification upon Compression
      J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6,  3036 (2015).
    4. G. Galinis et al. Probing the structure and dynamics of molecular clusters using rotational wavepackets, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 043004 (2014).