Michael Melzer

Researcher ID: K-8172-2013

Google Scholar: Michael Melzer

Phone: +49 (0)351 4659-162

Fax: +49 (0)351 4659-782

Email: m.melzer(at)ifw-dresden.de


Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW)
Institute for Integrative Nanosciences (IIN)
Helmholtzstraße 20
D-01069 Dresden, Germany

Short biography

Michael Melzer received his Dipl. Physics degree from the University of Potsdam, Germany, in 2009.

Since 2010 he has been a PhD student at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences within the Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW Dresden). His current research interests include shapeable magnetoelectronics, ultra-thin and flexible magnetic sensorics as well as wrinkling and fracture phenomena of magnetic nanomembranes on elastomeric supports.

In 2013 he joined the SMaRT research group established by means of the ERC starting grant of Denys Makarov.
Michael Melzer is a member of the German Physical Society e.V. (DPG) and the Materials Research Society (MRS).

Research interests

  • Stretchable Magnetoelectronics
  • Flexible, ultra-thin and lightweight magnetic sensorics
  • Wrinkling and fraction phenomena of magnetic nanomembranes

Projects involved

3. ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant "MagnetoFLEX"
    Ultra-thin flexible Magnetic sensorics

2. ERC Starting Grant "SMaRT"
    Shapeable Magnetoelectronics in Research and Technology

1. BMBF project Nanett #FKZ: 03IS2011O
    Kompetenznetzwerk für Nanosystemintegration

Awards and scholarships

- Dresdner Barkhausen-Poster-Preis


- German Physical Society (DPG)
- Materials Research Society (MRS)

Selected publications

10.M. Melzer, D. Karnaushenko, G. Lin, S. Baunack, D. Makarov, O. G. Schmidt
Direct transfer of magnetic sensor devices to elastomeric supports for stretchable electronics
Adv. Mater. 27, 1333 (2015) URL PDF

9.M. Melzer, J. I. Mönch, D. Makarov, Y. Zabila, G. S. Canon Bermudez, D. Karnaushenko, S. Baunack, F. Bahr, C. Yan, M. Kaltenbrunner, O. G. Schmidt
Wearable Magnetic Field Sensors for Flexible Electronics
Adv. Mater. 27, 1274 (2015) URL PDF

8.M. Melzer, M. Kaltenbrunner, D. Makarov, D. D. Karnaushenko, D. Karnaushenko, T. Sekitani, T. Someya, O. G. Schmidt
Imperceptible magnetoelectronics
Nat. Commun. 6, 6080 (2015) URL PDF

7.D. Ernst, M. Melzer, D. Makarov, F. Bahr, W. Hofmann, O. G. Schmidt, T. Zerna
Packaging technologies for (ultra-)thin sensor applications in active magnetic bearings
IEEE, 125 (2014) DOI: 10.1109/ISSE.2014.6887577 URL

6.G. Lin, D. Makarov, M. Melzer, W. Si, C. Yanac, O. G. Schmidt
A highly flexible and compact magnetoresistive analytic device
Lab Chip 14, 4050 (2014) URL PDF

5.R. Streubel, D. Makarov, J. Lee, C. Müller, M. Melzer, R. Schäfer, C. C. B. Bufon, S.-K. Kim, O. G. Schmidt
Rolled-up permalloy nanomembranes with multiple windings
SPIN 3, 1340001 (2013) URL PDF

4.M. Melzer, A. Kopylov, D. Makarov, O. G. Schmidt
Stretchability and self-healing of wrinkled GMR multilayers on elastomeric membranes
SPIN 3, 1340005 (2013) URL PDF

3.    M. Melzer, G. Lin, D. Makarov, and O. G. Schmidt
Stretchable spin valves on elastomer membranes by predetermined periodic fracture and random wrinkling
Adv. Mater. 24, 6468 (2012) URL

2.M. Melzer, D. Karnaushenko, D. Makarov, L. Baraban, A. Calvimontes, I. Moench, R. Kaltofen, Y. Mei, O. G. Schmidt
Elastic magnetic sensor with isotropic sensitivity for in-flow detection of magnetic objects
RSC Advances 2, 2284 (2012) URL

1.      M. Melzer, D. Makarov, A. Calvimontes, D. Karnaushenko, S. Baunack, R. Kaltofen, Y. Mei, O.G. Schmidt
Stretchable magnetoelectronics
Nano Lett. 11, 2522 (2011) URL