Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne

Experimentalphysik I - PostDoc

Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne
+49 561 804-4096
+49 561 804-4518
Universität Kassel
Experimentalphysik I
Heinrich-Plett-Straße 40
34132 Kassel
AVZ II, 1. Obergeschoss, Raum 1301

Curriculum Vitae  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

2023 - presentPostdoc in the group of Prof. Dr. K. Singer at the University of Kassel
2021 - 2023Postdoc in the group of Prof. Dr. M. E. Garcia at the University of Kassel
2012 - 2020Scientific stuff in the group of Prof. Dr. M. E. Garcia at the University of Kassel
2020PhD in theoretical Physics (summa cum laude) 
2012Dipoma in Physics (1.0 with honors)
2011Diploma in Mathematics (1.0 with honors)
2010Exchange semester at the Université du Luxembourg
2005 - 2012Study of Physics and Mathematics at the University of Kassel
2005Abitur (1.0) at the Alte Landesschule Korbach

Awards  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)


Nomination for the selection procedure of the dissertation price of the Industrie- und Handelskammer Kassel Marburg

2017Young scientist award in EMRS Spring meeting, Strasbourg
2017PhD scholarship from University of Kassel
2016Participation at the 66-th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
2015Second poster award in CINSAT autumn meeting, Kassel
2014 - 2017PhD scholarship from Otto-Braun
2010Erasmus scholarship for an exchange semester in Luxembourg

Exemption from study fees due to outstanding performance in the Vordiplom

2005Book prize and free membership in the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Research interests  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

  • Ab-initio modelling of the response of matter to a femtosecond laser excitation using electronic temperature dependent density functional theory

  • Large-scale molecular dynamics simulations of laser excited matter

  • Development of highly accurate interatomic potentials to describe laser excited materials using machine learning based methods

  • Simulation of the laser-based generation of nitrogen-vaccancy centers in diamond to generate quantum tokens in the project DIQTOK

Teaching of Lectures  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

WS 2022/23Machine Learning with Neural Networks – Theory and Applications
SS 2022Materials Interaction with Femtosecond Lasers and Machine Learning
WS 2021/22Quantum mechanics 1
SS 2021Theoretical Solid State Physics
WS 2020/21Nummerical solid state physics

Skills  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

  • Development and implementation of physical models

  • Experienced in student supervision for solving highly complex problems

  • Long term programming expertise in Fortran and C++ including parallelization with MPI, OpenMP and OpenAcc

  • Python and C programming

  • High performance computation

  • 3D Visualization with OpenGl

  • Machine Learning on GPU clusters

  • Data analysis with Wolfram Mathematica

  • Design and assembly of high performance computer workstations (HPC)

  • Linux system and cluster administration (transfer and implementation of HPC equipment from TU Darmstadt to Kassel)

  • Fractal image compression

Outreach  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

  • Successful crowdfunding project to raise the interest of the young pupils for the Mint subjects to provide schools in Kassel the ability to obtain robots.

  • Working with young pupils on the robots in primary school.

Text book publication  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Materials Interaction with Femtosecond Lasers - Theory and Ultra-Large-Scale Simulations of Thermal and Nonthermal Pheomena, Springer, eBook: ISBN 978-3-030-85135-4, hardcover: ISBN 978-3-030-85134-7 (2021), 535 pages. Foreword by Prof. Dr. Martin E. Garcia.

Supervised theses  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

2022Yannick WernerEinfluss von van-der-Waals Korrekturen auf die Moleküldynamik von Graphenbachelor thesis
2022Nikolas SchülerHerleitung zur analytischen Beschreibung von optischen Eigenschaften in Festkörpernbachelor thesis
2021Pascal PlettenbergNeural Network Interatomic Potential for Laser-Excited Siliconmaster thesis
2020Malwin XibrakuInteratomares Potential für laserangeregte Kohlenstoffsystemebachelor thesis
2015Michael KrauskopfAb-initio Untersuchung von BN-Dotiertem Silicen und Kohlenstoffnanoröhrchen als Grundlage für einen Terahertzstrahler sowie einer laserangeregten hexagonalen BN-Schichtdiploma thesis
2013Nils EschstruthAb-initio Untersuchungen der mechanischen Eigenschaften von h-BN dotierten Graphen unter Laseranregungmaster thesis

Peer reviewed Publications  (Dr. Bernd Bauerhenne)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Tobias Zier, Martin E. Garcia
Ultrafast quantum processes at the na-scale: insights from modelling
chapter of the book Ultrafast Laser Nanostructuring, The Pursuit of Extreme Scales, Springer (2022)

T. P. H. Sidiropoulos,  N. Di Palo, D. E. Rivas, S. Severino, M. Reduzzi, B. Nandy, B. Bauerhenne, S. Krylow, T. Vasileiadis, T. Danz, P. Elliott, S. Sharma, K. Dewhurst, C. Ropers, Y. Joly, M. E. Garcia, M. Wolf, R. Ernstorfer, J. Biegert
Probing the Energy Conversion Pathways between Light, Carriers, and Lattice in Real Time with Attosecond Core-Level Spectroscopy
Phys. Rev. X, vol. 11, 041060 (2021)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Martin E. Garcia
Universal behavior of the band gap as a function of the atomic mean-square displacement in laser-excited silicon
Advanced Optical Technologies, vol. 15, p. 145701 (2020)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Vladimir P. Lipp, Tobias Zier, Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Martin E. Garcia
Self-Learning Method for Construction of Analytical Interatomic Potentials to Describe, Laser-Excited Materials
Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 124, p. 085501, (2020)

Sergej Krylow, Felipe V. Hernandez, Bernd Bauerhenne, Martin E. Garcia
Ultrafast structural relaxation dynamics of laser-excited graphene: Ab initio molecular dynamics simulations including electron-phonon interactions
Physical Review B, vol. 101, p. 205428 (2020)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Martin E. Garcia
Performance of state-of-the-art force fields for atomistic simulations of silicon at high electronic temperatures
The European Physical Journal, Special Topics, vol. 227, p. 1615–1629 (2019)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Alan Kalitsov, Martin E. Garcia
Controlling Three Laser-Excited Coherent Phonon Modes in Boron Nitride Nanotubes To Produce Ultrashort Shaped Terahertz Pulses: Implications for Memory Devices
ACS Applied Nano Materials, vol. 1, p. 6932–6937 (2018)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Martin E. Garcia
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a femtosecond-laser-induced solid to solid transition in antimony
Appl. Phys. A, vol. 123, pp. 608, (2017)

Sergej Krylow, Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Fairoja C. Kabeer, Tobias Zier, Bernd Bauerhenne, Martin E. Garcia
Nonequilibrium dynamics of the phonon gas in ultrafast-excited antimony
Phys. Rev. Materials, vol. 1, p. 073601 (2017)

Daungruthai Jarukanont, Joao T. S. Coimbra, Bernd Bauerhenne, Pedro A. Fernandes, Shekhar Patel, Maria J. Ramos, Martin E. Garcia
Biomolecular structure manipulation using tailored electromagnetic radiation: a proof of concept on a simplified model of the active site of bacterial DNA topoisomerase
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 16, pp. 21768-21777, (2014)

Bernd Bauerhenne, Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Alan Kalitsov, Martin E. Garcia
Mechanical properties of a boron-nitride nanotube after intense femtosecond-laser excitation
Nanotechnology, vol. 25, pp. 145701, (2014)

Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Tobias Zier, Bernd Bauerhenne, Sergej Krylow, Philipp M. Geiger, Martin E. Garcia
Femtosecond-laser-induced bond breaking and structural modications in silicon, TiO2 , and defective graphene - an ab initio molecular dynamics study
Appl. Phys. A, vol. 114, pp. 1–9, (2014)

Eeuwe S. Zijlstra, Fairoja C. Kabeer, Bernd Bauerhenne, Tobias Zier, Naira Grigoryan, Martin E. Garcia
Modeling of material properties after ultrashort laser and XUV excitation
Appl. Phys. A, vol. 110, pp. 519–528, (2013)