Franz Xaver Bronold

Franz Xaver Bronold

PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Franz Xaver Bronold

Senior Lecturer


Fachkoordinator für ERASMUS

Institute of Physics
Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 6
D-17489 Greifswald

Room A304

Phone +49 3834 420-4764
Fax +49 3834 420-4701

Research Interests
  • gas discharges, plasma-wall interaction, charging of dust particles
  • exciton condensation, electron-hole liquids, ferroelectricity
  • spin relaxation and spin transport in III-V semiconductors
  • strongly coupled electron-phonon systems, polarons
  • Anderson localization of electron and polaron states
Curriculum vitae
Date & Place of Birth: August 1, 1964, Ingolstadt (Bavaria), Germany
Family status: Married, one son and one daughter
1970-1976 Primary and secondary school in Ingolstadt, Germany
1976-1980 non-classical secondary school in Ingolstadt, Germany,
intermediate high school certificate  
1983-1985 vocational secondary school in Ingolstadt, Germany,
matriculation (university entrance examination)  


1980-1983 Dreyer GmbH in Ingolstadt, Germany electrician, apprenticeship diploma

University Education

1985-1991 Study of physics at the University Bayreuth, Germany
1991 Dipl. Phys. (Univ.), University Bayreuth, Germany
1995 Dr. rer. nat., University Bayreuth, Germany
2005 Habilitation, University Greifswald, Germany
2006 Venia legendi, University Greifswald, Germany

Professional experience

1991-1995 Graduate Research Assistant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
1995-1996 Postdoc, Centre de Recherches sur les Très Basses Températures, Grenoble, France
1996-2002 Research Associate, University Magdeburg, Germany
2002-2006 Research Associate, University Greifswald, Germany
2006- Senior Lecturer, University Greifswald, Germany

Long-term visits

10/99-03/00 Assistant Professor, University Niigata, Japan
09/01-03/02 Consultant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
04/02-09/02 Research Associate, University Bayreuth, Germany
04/2005 Visiting scientist, IMS, Okazaki, Japan