Dr. Klaus Taube

Dr. Klaus Taube

Nanotechnology
Research Programme and Project Coordination
Scientist
Phone: +49 (4152) 87-2541
Fax: +49 (4152) 87-2636
E-mail contact

Tasks

  • Coordinator of the EU funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network "ECOSTORE: Novel Complex Metal Hydrides for Efficient and Compact Storage of Renewable Energy as Hydrogen and Electricity", (http://www.ecostore-itn.eu/, 2013 - 2017)
  • Coordinator of the FCH JU Collaborative Project "BOR4STORE: Fast, reliable and cost effective boron hydride based high capacity solid state hydrogen storage materials", (http://www.bor4store.eu/, 2012 - 2015)
  • Coordinator of the EU Collaborative Project "FLYHY: Fluorine Substituted High Capacity Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage at Low Temperatures" (http://www.flyhy.eu/, 2009 - 2011)
  • Coordinator of Marie Curie Research Training Network "COSY: Complex Solid State Reactions for Energy Efficient Hydrogen Storage" (http://www.cosy-net.eu/, 2006 - 2010)
  • Assistant coordinator of Helmholtz-Initiative "FuncHy: Functional Materials for Mobile Hydrogen Storage" (http://funchy.hzg.de/, 2005 - 2010)
  • Assistant to Prof. Norbert Huber (Speaker of Helmholtz-Programme "Advanced Engineering Materials")

 

Scientific Background

since 2002:
Scientist at the Institute of Material Science at GKSS Research Centre
 
2000-2001:
Head of Dept. Forming Technology at IFU Institute for Forming Technology, Lüdenscheid
 
1991-2000:
Scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Technology and Thin Films, Braunschweig
 
1987-1991:
PhD Thesis at the Philips Research Laboratory Hamburg, Dept. Thin Films
Title "Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of Thin Films with an an Ultramicro-Indentation Method"
 
1979-1986:
Study of physics at the University of Hamburg

Born:
October, 10, 1959, Johannesburg / South-Africa

Selected Publications

  • K. Taube, K. Bewilogua ˝Tribology of Thin Coating Systems" - in "Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology: Physical Properties of Thin Films and Artificial Multilayers", K.Samwer, Edt. (Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 2001)
  • K. Taube, K. Bewilogua ˝Tribologische Schichten - Reibungsminderung - Kohlenstoffhaltige Schichten" - in "Praxishandbuch moderne Beschichtungen", K.W. Mertz, H.A. Jehn, Edts. (Carl Hanser Verlag, München, 2001) S.55 ff.
  • T. Michler, K. Taube - "DLC Coatings Extend Die Life & Cut Lubrication Demand in Forming" - MetalForming 6/98 (Indenpendence OH, USA) S. 23 - 28
  • K. Taube, T. Michler - "Diamant-ähnlicher Kohlenstoff für die schmierstoffarme Stahlumformung" - Stahl 11/98 (Verlag Stahl-Eisen)
  • K. Taube - "Carbon-based coatings for Dry Sheet Metal Working" - Surface and Coatings Technology 98 (1998) S. 976 - 984
  • K. Taube - "Einfluß und Korrektur der Spitzenverrundung bei Last-Eindringtiefenmessungen im Sub-Mikrometer-Bereich" - VDI-Verlag Berichte Nr. 1194 (1995) S. 109 ff.
  • K. Taube, M. Grischke, K. Bewilogua - "Improvement of Carbon-based Coatings for Use in the cold forming of Non-ferrous Metals" - Surface Coatings and Technology, 68/69 (1994) S. 662 ff.
  • K. Taube - "Measurement of mechanical properties of thin solid films: Hardness, Elasticity and Stress" - in "Advanced Techniques for Surface Engineering, W. Gissler, H. A. Jehn, Edts., (Kluver, 1992) S. 275 ff.
  • K. Taube - "Untersuchung der mechanischen Eigenschaften von dünnen Schichten mit einer Ultramikro-Eindruckmethode" - Dissertation, VDI-Verlag (1991), Reihe 18: Mechanik / Bruchmechanik, Nr. 102
  • C. Benndorf, M. Fryda, K. Taube, C.-P. Klages, H. G. Haubold - "Structural and mechanical properties of niobium-containing amorphous carbon films (Nb-C:H)" - Materials Science and Engineering, A 140 (1991) S. 795 ff.
  • M. Fryda, K. Taube, C.-P. Klages - "Nanometer indentation measurements on metal-containing amorphous carbon films (Me-C:H)" - Vacuum 41 (4-6) (1990) S. 1293 ff.
  • K. W. Gerstenberg, K. Taube - "Measurement of the Young's modulus for structural characterization of amorphous Si:C:N:H-films" - Fresenius Z. Anal. Chem. 333 (1989) S. 313 ff.
  • K. Taube, C.-P. Klages - "Mechanische Charakterisierung von Schichten mit einem Nanometerindentor" - in "Prüfen und Bewerten von Oberflächenschichten", VDI-Ges. Werkstofftechnik (VDI-Verlag Düsseldorf, 1988)
     

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