Markus Kantner

Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Research Group Laser Dynamics


Contact
Address: Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Office: Hausvogteiplatz 11A, 3.07
Phone: +49 (30) 20372-504
E-Mail: kantner(at)wias-berlin.de
ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4576-3135
Research interests
  • modeling of opto-electronic devices, charge transport in semiconductors
  • non-equilibrium thermodynamics and physical kinetics
  • open quantum systems, semiconductor quantum optics
  • nonlinear dynamics, delay differential equations and pattern formation
  • numerical methods

Short CV

Research experience
since 01/2019 Post-Doc reseacher at WIAS (Research Group Laser Dynamics)
Funded by project AA2-3 Quantum-classical simulation of quantum dot nanolasers within the cluster of excellence MATH+ (Head: U. Bandelow)
MATH+
12/2013 – 12/2018 Researcher at WIAS (Research Group Laser Dynamics)
Funded by project B4 Multi-Dimensional Modeling and Simulation of Electrically Pumped Semiconductor-Based Emitters within CRC 787 Semiconductor Nanophotonics (Heads: U. Bandelow, S. Burger, A. Mielke T. Koprucki)
SFB787
01/2010 – 11/2013 Student research assistant at Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute of Mathematics.
Funded by project A3 Emergence and control of spatio-temporal dynamics in systems with delay within the CRC 910 Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems (Head: S. Yanchuk).
SFB910
Education
09/2018 Dr. rer. nat. (Theoretical Physics)
Technical University Berlin
Thesis: “Modeling and simulation of electrically driven quantum dot based single-photon sources — From classical device physics to open quantum systems” (Advisors: A. Knorr, U. Bandelow)
Grade: summa cum laude
11/2013 Master of Science (Physics)
Humboldt-University Berlin
Thesis: “Patterns in regular networks of delay-coupled neurons” (Advisor: S. Yanchuk)
10/2010 Bachelor of Science (Physics, Mathematics)
Humboldt-University Berlin
Thesis: “Subthreshold oscillations and hysteresis in a neuronal model” (Advisor: M. Zaks)
Journal articles
  • M. Kantner:
    Generalized Scharfetter–Gummel schemes for electro-thermal transport in degenerate semiconductors using the Kelvin formula for the Seebeck coefficient
    Preprint: WIAS Preprint 2605 (submitted June 2019)
  • M. Kantner, M. Mittnenzweig, A. Mielke and N. Rotundo:
    Mathematical modeling of semiconductors: From quantum mechanics to devices
    Preprint: WIAS Preprint 2575 (to appear 2019)
  • M. Kantner, M. Mittnenzweig and T. Koprucki:
    Hybrid quantum-classical modeling of quantum dot devices
    Phys. Rev. B 96, 205301 (2017)
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.205301 (preprint: arXiv:1709.10481)
  • M. Kantner and T. Koprucki:
    Numerical simulation of carrier transport in semiconductor devices at cryogenic temperatures
    Opt. Quant. Electron. 48, 543 (2016)
    doi: 10.1007/s11082-016-0817-2 (preprint: WIAS Preprint 2296)
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki, J.-H. Schulze, A. Strittmatter and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Efficient Current Injection Into Single Quantum Dots Through Oxide-Confined PN-Diodes
    IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 63, 2036–2042 (2016)
    doi: 10.1109/TED.2016.2538561 (open access, preprint: WIAS Preprint 2169)
  • M. Kantner, E. Schöll and S. Yanchuk:
    Delay-induced patterns in a two-dimensional lattice of coupled oscillators
    Sci. Rep. 5, 8522 (2015)
    doi: 10.1038/srep08522 (open access, preprint: arXiv:1401.2325)
  • M. Kantner and S. Yanchuk:
    Bifurcation analysis of delay-induced patterns in a ring of Hodgkin–Huxley neurons
    Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 371, 20120470 (2013)
    doi: 10.1098/rsta.2012.0470
Thesis and book chapters
  • U. W. Pohl, A. Strittmatter, A. Schliwa, M. Lehmann, T. Niermann, T. Heindel, S. Reitzenstein, M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki, H.-J. Wünsche:
    Stressor-Induced Site Control of Quantum Dots for Single-Photon Sources
    In: Semiconductor Nanophotonics, Chap. 3
    Eds.: M. Kneissl, A. Knorr, S. Reitzenstein and A. Hoffmann, Springer (to appear 2019)
  • M. Kantner, T. Höhne, T. Koprucki, S. Burger, H.-J. Wünsche, F. Schmidt, A. Mielke and U. Bandelow:
    Multi-dimensional modeling and simulation of semiconductor nanophotonic devices
    In: Semiconductor Nanophotonics, Chap. 7
    Eds.: M. Kneissl, A. Knorr, S. Reitzenstein and A. Hoffmann, Springer (to appear 2019)
  • S. Rodt, P.-I. Schneider, L. Zschiedrich, T. Heindel, S. Bounouar, M. Kantner, T. Koprucki, U. Bandelow, S. Burger and S. Reitzenstein:
    Deterministic quantum devices for optical quantum communication
    In: Semiconductor Nanophotonics, Chap. 8
    Eds.: M. Kneissl, A. Knorr, S. Reitzenstein and A. Hoffmann, Springer (to appear 2019)
  • M. Kantner:
    Modeling and simulation of electrically driven quantum dot based single-photon sources
    — From classical device physics to open quantum systems

    PhD thesis, Technical University Berlin (2018)
    doi: 10.14279/depositonce-7516
  • P. Farrell, N. Rotundo, D. H. Doan, M. Kantner, J. Fuhrmann and T. Koprucki:
    Mathematical Methods: Drift-Diffusion Models
    In Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 2, Chap. 50, pp. 731–771,
    Ed.: J. Piprek, CRC Press (2017)
    doi: 10.4324/9781315152318-25 (preprint: WIAS Preprint 2263)

Conference proceedings
  • M. Kantner, T. Koprucki, H.-J. Wünsche and U. Bandelow:
    Simulation of quantum dot based single-photon sources using the Schrödinger-Poisson-Drift-Diffusion-Lindblad system
    Proc. of the 24th International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD 2019), pp. 355–358
    Udine, Italy, 4–6 September 2019
    Ed.: F. Driussi
  • M. Kantner:
    Simulation of quantum light sources using the self-consistently coupled Schrödinger-Poisson-Drift-Diffusion-Lindblad system
    Proc. of the 19th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 15–16
    Ottawa, Canada, 8–12 July 2019
    Eds.: J. Piprek, K. Hinzer
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2019.8806869
  • M. Kantner:
    A generalized Scharfetter–Gummel scheme for degenerate and non-isothermal semiconductors
    Proc. of the 19th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 7–8
    Ottawa, Canada, 8–12 July 2019
    Eds.: J. Piprek, K. Hinzer
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2019.8806839
  • M. Kantner:
    Hybrid modeling of quantum light emitting diodes: Self-consistent coupling of drift-diffusion, Schrödinger–Poisson and quantum master equations
    Proc. SPIE Vol. 10912, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVII, 109120U
    San Francisco, USA, 2–7 February 2019
    Eds.: B. Witzigmann, M. Osiński, Y. Arakawa
    doi: 10.1117/12.2515209
  • M. Kantner, M. Mittnenzweig and T. Koprucki:
    Modeling and simulation of electrically driven quantum dot based single-photon sources: From classical device physics to open quantum systems
    Proc. of 14th Int. Conf. on Nonlinear Optics and Excitation Kinetics in Semiconductors (NOEKS 14), p. 135
    Berlin, Germany, 23–27 September 2018
    Eds.: S. Reitzenstein, A. Knorr, U. Woggon
  • M. Kantner, M. Mittnenzweig and T. Koprucki:
    A hybrid quantum-classical modeling approach for electrically driven quantum light sources
    Proc. SPIE Vol. 10526, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI, 1052603
    San Francisco, USA, 26 January – 1 February 2018
    Eds.: B. Witzigmann, M. Osiński, Y. Arakawa
    doi: 10.1117/12.2289185
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Simulation of quantum dot devices by coupling of quantum master equations and semi-classical transport theory
    Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 217–218
    Copenhagen, Denmark, 24–28 July 2017
    Eds.: J. Piprek, M. Willatzen
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2017.8010069
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Multi-scale modelling and simulation of single-photon sources on a device level
    Proc. of Euro-TMCS II: Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductors, p. 65
    Cork, Ireland, 7–9 December 2016
    Eds.: E. O’Reilly, S. Schulz, S. Tomic
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Modeling and simulation of injection dynamics for quantum dot based single-photon sources
    Proc. of the 16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 219–220
    Sydney, Australia, 11–15 July 2016
    Eds.: J. Piprek, C. Poulton, M. Steel, M. de Sterke
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2016.7547005
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    On Current Injection Into Single Quantum Dots Through Oxide-Confined PN-Diodes
    Proc. of the 16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 215–216
    Sydney, Australia, 11–15 July 2016
    Eds.: J. Piprek, C. Poulton, M. Steel, M. de Sterke
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2016.7547002
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Modeling and numerical simulation of electrically pumped single-photon emitters
    Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 151–152
    Taipei, Taiwan, 7–11 September 2015
    Eds.: J. Piprek and Y.-R. Wu
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2015.7292867
  • M. Kantner, U. Bandelow and T. Koprucki:
    Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of Single-Photon Sources
    Proc. of the International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW 2015), pp. 129–130
    Tokyo, Japan, 3–7 August 2015
    Eds.: Y. Arakawa, F. Koyama, C. Chang-Hasnain, D. Bimberg
  • T. Koprucki, M. Kantner, J. Fuhrmann and K. Gärtner:
    On modifications of the Scharfetter-Gummel scheme for drift-diffusion equations with Fermi-like statistical distribution functions
    Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), pp. 155–156
    Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1–4 September 2014
    Eds.: J. Piprek and J. Javaloyes
    doi: 10.1109/NUSOD.2014.6935403
  • M. Kantner, T. Koprucki and H.-J. Wünsche:
    Numerical simulation and optimization of electrical resistance in distributed Bragg reflectors
    Proc. of the International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW 2014), pp. 89–90
    Luga and St. Petersburg, Russia, 10–22 August 2014
    Eds.: C. Chang-Hasnain, Z. I. Alferov and V. G. Dubrovskii
Talks
  • Simulation of quantum dot based single-photon sources using the Schrödinger-Poisson-Drift-Diffusion-Lindblad system
    International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD 2019)
    University of Udine, Udine (Italy), 4–6 September 2019
  • Simulation of quantum light sources using the self-consistently coupled Schrödinger-Poisson-Drift-Diffusion-Lindblad system
    International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa (Canada), 8–12 July 2019
  • A generalized Scharfetter–Gummel scheme for degenerate and non-isothermal semiconductors
    International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa (Canada), 8–12 July 2019
  • Non-isothermal generalization of the Scharfetter–Gummel scheme for degenerate semiconductors: Electro-thermal transport using the Kelvin formula for the Seebeck coefficient
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 27 June 2019
  • Modeling and simulation of electrically driven quantum light sources: From classical device physics to open quantum systems (plenary talk)
    WIAS Days 2019
    Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany), 4–5 March 2019
  • Hybrid quantum-classical modeling of quantum-dot-based single-photon-emitting diodes (invited talk)
    Photonics West 2019: Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVII
    The Moscone Center, San Francisco (USA), 2–7 February 2019
  • Hybrid quantum-classical modeling of quantum dot based single-photon emitting diodes
    Applied Mathematics and Simulation for Semiconductors (AMaSiS)
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 8–10 October 2018
  • Hybrid quantum-classical modeling of quantum dot based single-photon sources
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 23 August 2018
  • Thermodynamically consistent modeling of electrically driven quantum dot based light emitters on a device scale
    International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 18–20 June 2018
  • Modeling and simulation of electrically driven quantum light emitters
    Leibniz MMS Days 2018
    IOM/TROPOS, Leipzig, 28 February – 2 March 2018
  • A hybrid quantum-classical modeling approach for electrically driven quantum dot devices
    Photonics West 2018: Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI
    The Moscone Center, San Francisco (USA), 29 January – 1 February 2018
  • Hybrid quantum-classical modeling of electrically driven quantum light sources
    13th Meeting of the MATHEON Scientific Advisory Board
    Technical University Berlin, Institute of Mathematics, 13 November 2017
  • Simulation of quantum dot devices by coupling of quantum master equations and semi-classical transport theory
    International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
    Denmark Technical University, Copenhagen (Denmark), 24–28 July 2017
    NUSOD-Blog: Top 10 Preview
  • Simulation of quantum dot devices by coupling of quantum master equations and semi-classical transport theory
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 13 July 2017
  • Modeling of quantum dot based single-photon LEDs on a device level
    10th Annual Meeting on Photonic Devices
    Zuse Institute, Berlin (Germany), 9–10 February 2017
  • Modeling of single-photon LEDs on a device level
    Research Seminar "Modeling of Semiconductors"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 19 January 2017
  • Multi-scale modelling and simulation of single-photon sources on a device level
    Euro-TMCS II: Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductors
    National Institute and University College Cork, Cork (Ireland), 7–9 December 2016
  • Modeling and simulation of injection dynamics for quantum dot based single-photon sources
    International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
    University of Sydney, Sydney (Australia), 11–15 July 2016
  • Modeling and simulation of carrier dynamics in quantum dot based single-photon sources
    International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics in Semiconductor Lasers
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 15–17 June 2016
  • Multi-scale modeling and numerical simulation of single-photon sources
    9th Annual Meeting on Photonic Devices
    Zuse Institute, Berlin (Germany), 3–4 March 2016
  • Modeling and numerical simulation of electrically pumped single-photon emitters
    International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
    National Taiwan University, Taipei (Taiwan), 7–11 September 2015
  • Modeling and numerical simulation of electrically pumped single-photon emitters
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 3 September 2015
  • Modeling and numerical simulation of electrically pumped single-photon emitters
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 29 January 2015
  • Delayed dynamics in neural networks and semiconductor lasers
    Research Seminar "Mathematische Modelle der Photonik"
    WIAS, Berlin (Germany), 26 September 2013
Software
  • ddfermi
    Drift-diffusion software for the simulation of carrier transport in semiconductor devices. Based on WIAS-pdelib.
    ddfermi-Website
  • ODD-Tool
    Numerical integration of delay-differential equations with multiple delays.
    GitHub
Miscellaneous
  • Member of the German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft)
  • PhD-representative of the WIAS (2016 – 2018) and co-organizer of the WIAS PhD-Seminar
  • Reviewer for Springer Optical and Quantum Electronics, Springer Journal of Computational Electronics, Springer Applied Physics B (Laser and Optics)