Dr. Stefan Birner

Managing Director and Founder
  • Founder & Managing Director of nextnano GmbH, a Munich-based company developing software for the simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor nanodevices that exploit quantum effects.
  • Applications include nanotransistors, LEDs, laser diodes, quantum dots, nanowires, quantum cascade lasers, HEMTs, photodetectors, solar cells and qubits.
  • He holds a Master of Physics degree from the University of Exeter, UK, and a PhD in Physics from the Technische Universität München, Germany, where he worked at the Walter Schottky Institute in the field of Theoretical Semiconductor Physics.
  • Since 2020, he is contributing to the development of flying electron qubits within the EU project UltraFastNano (www.ultrafastnano.eu).

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