Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schnack
Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Physik
Postfach 100131
D-33501 Bielefeld
Tel./ Fax: 0521 106-6193/-6455



  • Numerical diagonalization of spin Hamiltonians
  • Approximations of spin Hamiltonians, e.g. by rotational bands
  • Analytical and numerical investigations of frustration effects in spin systems

Projects in the SPP 1137

  • Is the magnetic molecule Ni4 showing magnetostriction? (with Klaus Bärwinkel)
  • Hamiltonian of the Magnetic Molecule Spin System from First-Principles Density-Functional Calculations (with Stefan Blügel and Andrei Postnikov)

Further interests

  • Frustration effects in magnetic molecules and low-dimensional structures
  • Magnetocalorics
  • Magnetism of certain cuprates