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Dr.-Ing. Martin Seyring

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Rasterelektronen- und optische Mikroskopie

Hochschule Schmalkalden
Fakultät Elektrotechnik
Blechhammer 4-9

98574 Schmalkalden

Haus: B, Raum: 0003

+49 3683 688 5203

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Dr.-Ing. M. Seyring

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  • Werkstoffe und Bauelemente der Elektrotechnik (Physik III, EI)
  • Werkstofftechnik (Maschinenbau)
  • Angewandte Chemie (Medizintechnik)
  • Materialprüfung (Materialwissenschaft - Lehrauftrag der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena)





  • Materialforschung an Metallen und elektronischen Funktionswerkstoffen
  • Raster- und Transmissionselektronenmikroskopie (REM, TEM, STEM)
  • Festkörper-Phasenumwandlungen an inneren Grenzflächen sowie deren Thermodynamik und Kinetik


Beiträge in begutachteten internationalen Fachzeitschriften


Y. Fang, C. Yu, N. Kropotin, M. Seyring, K. Freiberg, M. Kolbe, S. Lippmann,P. K. Galenko:
Crystalline Microstructure, Microsegregations, and Mechanical Properties of Inconel 718 Alloy Samples Processed in Electromagnetic Levitation Facility
Crystals 14(3), 2024, 244,  DOI:10.3390/cryst14030244
[53] X. Gao, M. Seyring, X. Wen, Y. Tian, B. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Chen, S. Qiao, F. Wang, S. Liu, C. Yuan:
Thermodynamics and kinetics of interdiffusion in Ni//NiAl diffusion couples
 Journal of Alloys and Compounds 971, 2024, 172751,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2023.172751
[52] S. Choupanian,W. Möller, M. Seyring, C. Pacholski, E. Wendler, A. Undisz, C. Ronning:
Ion Irradiation-Induced Sinking of Ag Nanocubes into Substrates
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2023, 2300570,  DOI: 10.1002/admi.20230057
[51] J. Apell, R. Wonneberger, H. Stöcker, P. Meye, K. Freiberg, M. Seyring, S. Lippmann, A. Undisz:
Effect of Co vs. Fe content on early stages of oxidation of Co-Cr-Fe-Mn-Ni-Si complex concentrated alloys at 800 °C
Corrosion Science 225, 2023, 111594,  DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2023.111594
[50] R. Wonneberger, G. Kirste, M. Seyring, M. Hafermann, C. Ronning, M. Schaal, F. Otto, T. Fritz, A. Undisz:
Early oxidation stages of austenitic stainless steel monitored using Mn as tracer
Corrosion Science 223, 2023, 111434,  DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2023.111434
[49] J. Möbius, S. Lippmann, M. Seyring:
Vibratory polishing of multiphase CuZn30//CuZn80 diffusion pair for electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) characterization
Practical Metallography 60 (6), 2023, 363-381,  DOI: 10.1515/pm-2023-1043
[48] N. Kropotin, Y. Fang, C. Yu, M. Seyring, K. Freiberg, S. Lippmann, T. Pinomaa, A. Laukkanen, N. Provatas, P. K. Galenko:
Modelling of solidifying microstructure of Inconel 718: Quasi-binary approximation
Modelling 4, 2023, 323–335,  DOI: 10.3390/modelling4030018
[47] E. Podlesnaia, P. Gerald Inangha, J. Vesenka, M. Seyring, H-J. Hempel, M. Rettenmayr, A. Csáki, W. Fritzsche:
Microfluidic-Generated Seeds for Gold Nanotriangle Synthesis in Three or Two Steps
Small 2023, 2204810,  DOI: 10.1002/smll.20220481
[46] K.E. Freiberg, M. Seyring, R. Wonneberger, M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz:
Phase formation in the Ni-enriched zone below the surface oxide on NiTi
Intermetallics 154, 2023, 107817,  DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2022.107817
[45] M.L. Hupfer, J. Dellith, M. Seyring, M. Diegel, A. Dellith, S. Ghosh, M. Rettenmayr, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, M. Presselt:
Bifacial Dye Membranes: Ultrathin and Free-Standing although not Being Covalently Bound
Advanced Materials 35 (1), 2023, 2204874,  DOI: 10.1002/adma.202204874
[44] S. Choupanian, W. Moller, M. Seyring, C. Ronning:
Low-energy ion channeling in nanocubes
Nano Research 16(1) 2023, 1522-1526,  DOI: 10.1007/s12274-022-4723-6
[43] A. Walnsch, T. Kaaden, P.D.B. Fischer, M. Motylenko, M. Seyring, A. Leineweber, S. Lippmann:
Formation of a nanoscale two-phase microstructure in Cu-Zn(-Al) samples with macroscopic concentration gradient
Materials Characterization 19, 2022, 112229,  DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2022.112229
[42] M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr
Impact of crystallography at Ni/NiAl interfaces on the nucleation of Ni3Al
Acta Materialia 208 (8), 2021, 116713,  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2021.116713
[41] J. Apell, R. Wonneberger, M. Seyring, H. Stocker, M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz:
Early oxidation stages of a Co-Cr-Fe-Mn-Ni-Si complex concentrated alloy with Cr, Mn, and Si contents matching those of 316L stainless steel
Corrosion Science 190 (8), 2021, 109642,  DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2021.109642
[40] M. Seyring, F. Wanierke, T. Kaaden, S. Lippmann, M. Rettenmayr:
Influence of natural oxide layers at Ni/NiAl interfaces on Ni3Al phase formation
Materials Characterization 174 (7), 2021, 111032,  DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2021.111032
[39] W. Brehm, A.L. Santhosha, Z.G. Zhang, C. Neumann, A. Turchanin, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J.R. Buchheim, P. Adelhelm:
Mechanochemically synthesized Cu3P/C composites as a conversion electrode for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries in different electrolytes
Journal of Power Sources Adv. 6 (8), 2020, 100031,  DOI: 10.1016/j.powera.2020.100031
[38] R. Wonneberger, S. Lippmann, B. Abendroth, A. Carlsson, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz:
Bridging the gap between high temperature and low temperature oxidation of 316 L
Corrosion Science 175, 2020, 108884,  DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2020.108884
[37] W. Brehm, A.L. Santhosha, Z.G. Zhang, C. Neumann, A. Turchanin, A. Martin, N. Pinna, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J.R. Buchheim, P. Adelhelm:
Copper Thiophosphate (Cu3PS4) as Electrode for Sodium-Ion Batteries with Ether Electrolyte
Advanced Functional Materials 30(19), 2020, 1910583,  DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201910583
[36] R. Wonneberger, M. Seyring, K. Freiberg, A. Carlsson, J. Rensberg, B. Abendroth, H. Stocker, M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz:
Oxidation of stainless steel 316L-Oxide grains with pronounced inhomogeneous composition
Corrosion Science 149, 2019, 178-184,  DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.12.035
[35] R.A. Wahyuono, G.B. Jia, J. Plentz, A. Dellith, J. Dellith, F. Herrmann-Westendorf, M. Seyring, M. Presselt, G. Andra, M. Rettenmayr, B. Dietzek:
Self-Assembled Graphene/MWCNT Bilayers as Platinum-Free Counter Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
ChemPhysChem 20(24), 2019, 3336-3345,  DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201900714
[34] R.A. Wahyuono, A. Dellith, C. Schmidt, J. Dellith, A. Ignaszak, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J. Fize, V. Artero, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Dietzek:
Structure of Ni(OH)(2) intermediates determines the efficiency of NiO-based photocathodes - a case study using novel mesoporous NiO nanostars
RSC Advances 9(67), 2019, 39422-39433,  DOI: 10.1039/c9ra08785k
[33] K. Reuther, M. Seyring, M.A. Schmidt, M. Rettenmayr:
Convectionless directional solidification in an extremely confined sample geometry
Materialia 8, 2019, 100457,  DOI: 10.1016/j.mtla.2019.100457
[32] C.J. Li, M. Seyring, X. Li, Y.B. Zhong, Z.M. Ren, M. Rettenmayr:
Effect of Heat Treatment Combined with an Alternating Magnetic Field on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Ni-Based Superalloy
Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science 50A(4), 2019, 1837-1850,  DOI: 10.1007/s11661-019-05141-z
[31] M. Seyring, M. Drue, A. Kozlov, S.M. Liang, R. Schmid-Fetzer, M. Rettenmayr:
Phase formation in the ternary systems Li-Sn-C and Li-Sn-Si
Thermochimica Acta 659, 2018, 34-38,  DOI: 10.1016/j.tca.2017.11.002
[30] D.M. Liu, C. Dressler, M. Seyring, S. Teichert, M. Rettenmayr:
Reduced thermal conductivity of Bi-In-Te thermoelectric alloys in a eutectic lamellar structure
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 748, 2018, 730-736,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.03.201
[29] S. Lippmann, C. Simon, S. Zechel, M. Seyring, U.S. Schubert, G. Wilde, M. Rettenmayr:
Determining solid/liquid interfacial energies in Al-Cu by curvature controlled melting point depression
Acta Materialia 147, 2018, 113-121,  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.01.012
[28] R.A. Wahyuono, F. Hermann-Westendorf, A. Dellith, C. Schmidt, J. Dellith, J. Plentz, M. Schulz, M. Presselt, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, B. Dietzek:
Effect of annealing on the sub-bandgap, defects and trapping states of ZnO nanostructures
Chemical Physics 483, 2017, 112-121,  DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2016.12.002
[27] A. Simon, M. Seyring, N. Reger-Wagner, H. Richter, I. Voigt, M. Rettenmayr, U. Ritter:
Influence of carbon source and synthesis temperature on structural and morphological properties of carbon nanofibers synthesized on tubular porous ZrO2 layers
Diamond and Related Materials 78, 2017, 88-96,  DOI: 10.1016/j.diamond.2017.08.006
[26] M. Seyring, A. Simon, I. Voigt, U. Ritter, M. Rettenmayr:
Quantitative crystallographic analysis of individual carbon nanofibers using high resolution transmission electron microscopy and electron diffraction
Carbon 116, 2017, 347-355,  DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.01.107
[25] M. Drüe, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
Phase formation and microstructure in lithium-carbon intercalation compounds during lithium uptake and release
Journal of Power Sources 353, 2017, 58-66,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.03.152
[24] M. Drüe, S.M. Liang, M. Seyring, A. Kozlov, X.Y. Song, M. Rettenmayr, R. Schmid-Fetzer:
Phase formation in alloy-type anode materials in the quaternary system Li-Sn-Si-C
International Journal of Materials Research 108(11), 2017, 933-941,  DOI: 10.3139/146.111559
[23] W. Wisniewski, M. Seyring, C. Patzig, T. Hoche, A. Keshavarzi, C. Rüssel:
Bulk Crystallization in a SiO2/Al2O3/Y2O3/AlF3/B2O3/Na2O Glass: Fivefold Pseudo Symmetry due to Monoclinic Growth in a Glassy Matrix Containing Growth Barriers
Scientific Reports 6, 2016, 19645,  DOI: 10.1038/srep19645
[22] R.A. Wahyuono, B. Schulze, M. Rusu, M. Wachtler, J. Dellith, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J. Plentz, A. Ignaszak, U.S. Schubert, B. Dietzek:
ZnO Nanostructures for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using the TEMPO+/TEMPO Redox Mediator and Ruthenium(II) Photosensitizers with 1,2,3-Triazole-Derived Ligands
ChemPlusChem 81(12), 2016, 1281-1291,  DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201600377
[21] R.A. Wahyuono, C. Schmidt, A. Dellith, J. Dellith, M. Schulz, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J. Plentz, B. Dietzek:
ZnO nanoflowers-based photoanodes: Aqueous chemical synthesis, microstructure and optical properties
Open Chemistry 14(1), 2016, 158-169,  DOI: 10.1515/chem-2016-0016
[20] D.M. Liu, J. Stotzel, M. Seyring, M. Drue, X.Z. Li, R. Schmechel, M. Rettenmayr:
Anisotropic n-Type Bi2Te3-In2Te3 Thermoelectric Material Produced by Seeding Zone Melting and Solid State Transformation
Crystal Growth & Design 16(2), 2016, 617-624,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b01015
[19] M. Drüe, M. Seyring, A. Grasemann, M. Rettenmayr:
Materialographic Preparation of Lithium-Carbon Intercalation Compounds
Practical Metallography 53(12), 2016, 745-759,  DOI: 10.3139/147.110422
[18] A. Simon, M. Seyring, S. Kamnitz, H. Richter, I. Voigt, M. Rettenmayr, U. Ritter:
Carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers fabricated on tubular porous Al2O3 substrates
Carbon 90, 2015, 25-33,  DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.03.048
[17] M. Seyring, X.Y. Song, Z.X. Zhang, M. Rettenmayr:
Concurrent ordering and phase transformation in SmCo7 nanograins
Nanoscale 7(28), 2015, 12126-12132,  DOI: 10.1039/c5nr02592c
[16] M. Drüe, A. Kozlov, M. Seyring, X.Y. Song, R. Schmid-Fetzer, M. Rettenmayr:
Phase formation in the ternary system Li-Si-C
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 653, 2015, 474-479,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.08.235
[15] Z.X. Zhang, X.Y. Song, Y.K. Qiao, W.W. Xu, J.X. Zhang, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
A nanocrystalline Sm-Co compound for high-temperature permanent magnets
Nanoscale 5(6), 2013, 2279-2284,  DOI: 10.1039/c3nr34134h
[14] W.W. Xu, X.Y. Song, M. Seyring, J.T. He, M. Drue, M. Rettenmayr:
Excess volume in nanocrystalline lithium-carbon system
Micro & Nano Letters 8(3), 2013, 147-150,  DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2012.0961
[13] W. Molnar, A. Lugstein, P. Pongratz, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, C. Borschel, C. Ronning, N. Auner, C. Bauch, E. Bertagnolli:
A General Approach toward Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Silicon Nanowires
Nano Letters 13(1), 2013, 21-25, DOI: 10.1021/nl303152b
[12] A. Kozlov, M. Seyring, M. Drue, M. Rettenmayr, R. Schmid-Fetzer:
The Li-C phase equilibria
International Journal of Materials Research 104(11), 2013, 1066-1078,  DOI: 10.3139/146.110960
[11] J.T. He, X.Y. Song, W.W. Xu, Y.Y. Zhou, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
Preparation and phase stability of nanocrystalline Li2C2 alloy
Materials Letters 94, 2013, 176-178,  DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.12.045
[10] M. Drüe, M. Seyring, A. Kozlov, X.Y. Song, R. Schmid-Fetzer, M. Rettenmayr:
Thermodynamic stability of Li2C2 and LiC6
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 575, 2013, 403-407,  DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.06.001
[9] M. Seyring, X. Song, M. Rettenmayr:
Orientation and Phase Analysis of Nanoscale Grains Using Transmission Electron Microscopy
Practical Metallography 49(10), 2012, 623-632,  DOI: 10.3139/147.110199
[8] X.Y. Song, Z.H. Sun, Q.Z. Huang, M. Rettenmayr, X.M. Liu, M. Seyring, G.N. Li, G.H. Rao, F.X. Yin
Adjustable Zero Thermal Expansion in Antiperovskite Manganese Nitride
Advanced Materials 23(40), 2011, 4690-+,  DOI: 10.1002/adma.201102552
[7] M. Seyring, X.Y. Song, M. Rettenmayr:
Advance in Orientation Microscopy: Quantitative Analysis of Nanocrystalline Structures
ACS Nano 5(4), 2011, 2580-2586,  DOI: 10.1021/nn1023126
[6] Z.X. Zhang, X.Y. Song, W.W. Xu, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
Crystal structure and magnetic performance of single-phase nanocrystalline SmCo7 alloy
Scripta Materialia 62(8), 2010, 594-597,  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2010.01.001
[5] L.M. Wu, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, W.H. Wang:
Characterization of precipitate evolution in an artificially aged Al-Zn-Mg-Sc-Zr alloy
Materials Science and Engineering A 527(4-5), 2010, 1068-1073,  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2009.09.023
[4] W.W. Xu, X.Y. Song, N.D. Lu, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
Nanoscale thermodynamic study on phase transformation in the nanocrystalline Sm2Co17 alloy
Nanoscale 1(2), 2009, 238-244,  DOI: 10.1039/b9nr00084d
[3] N.D. Lu, X.Y. Song, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, J.X. Zhang:
Preparation and Properties Characterization of the Single-Phased Sm2Co17 Nanocrystalline Alloy
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 9(9), 2009, 5141-5144,  DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2009.1203
[2] M. Seyring, X.Y. Song, A. Chuvilin, U. Kaiser, M. Rettenmayr:
Characterization of grain structure in nanocrystalline gadolinium by high-resolution transmission electron microscopy
Journal of Materials Research 24(2), 2009, 342-346,  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2009.0071
[1] X.Y. Song, N.D. Lu, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, W.W. Xu, Z.X. Zhang, J.X. Zhang:
Abnormal crystal structure stability of nanocrystalline Sm2Co17 permanent magnet
Applied Physics Letters 94(2), 2009, 023102,  DOI: 10.1063/1.3040316


Beiträge in Konferenzbänden und andere Publikationen

[12] M. Seyring, M. Göbelt, D. Thiedke, V. Götz, K. Freiberg, S.Lippmann, R.Knechtel:
Diffusion und Phasenbildung in nanoskaligen Au/Ni/Cu-Schichtsystemen als lotfähige Metallisierung von Mikrochips
Kupfer-Symposium 2023, Jena, ISBN 978-3-910411-03-6, 50-53
[11] R. Knechtel, M. Wenig, S. Svoboda, M. Seyring, M. Göbelt, U. Schwarz, T. Seifert, F. Roscher, M. Wiemer:
Investigation of the Processing Behavior and Stability of Different Glass Frit Materials
ECS Transactions 112 (3), 2023, 229, DOI: 10.1149/11203.0229ecst
[10] R. Knechtel, M. Wenig, M. Seyring, D. Kley:
Investigation of Anodic Bond Formation Process and Potential Use of the Results
ECS Transactions 112 (3), 2023, 207, DOI: 10.1149/11203.0207ecst
[9] M. Seyring, J. Möbius, S.Lippmann:     
Phase formation, crystallography, and eutectoid decomposition in CuZn30||CuZn80 diffusion couples

Intermetallics 2023, Kloster Banz, ISBN: 978-3-948023-33-1, 69-70
[8] K.E. Freiberg, M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz:
Phases and Phase Transformation of Ni-Rich Sublayers Below the Surface Oxide on NiTi
SMST 2019 Conference Proceedings, ASM International, 2019 Konstanz, 142-143
[7] M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
Characterizing Single Carbon Nanofibers- Quantitative Analysis by Transmission Electron Microscopy
G.I.T. Imaging and Microscopy 20 (3), Wiley VCH, 2018, 36-38 (invited)
[6] M. Seyring, M. Rettenmayr:
DGM Jahresmagazin Materialographie/Metallographie, Institut für Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen (IWV) & Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V. (DGM) 2016, 116-118
[5] M. Seyring:
Sonderbeilage zu Highlights der Physik, in allen Zeitungen der Mediengruppe Thüringen 12.09.2015
[4] M. Drüe, M. Seyring, A. Grasemann, M. Rettenmayr:
Präparation und Gefüge in Lithium-Kohlenstoff-Legierungen
Sonderbände der Praktischen Metallographie 45, 47. Materialographie-Tagung, Friedrichshafen, 2013, 55-60, 
[3] M. Seyring, X. Song, M. Rettenmayr:
Korngrenzenanalyse in nanokristallinem Kupfer mittels Nano Beam Electron Diffraction
Sonderbände der Praktischen Metallographie 43, 45. Metallographie-Tagung, Karlsruhe, 2011; Werkstoff-Informationsgesellschaft, Frankfurt, 63-68.
[2] X. Y. Song, W. W. Xu, J. Wei, N. D. Lu, M. Seyring, C. Huang, E. D. Li, M. Rettenmayr:
Effects of nano-grain boundaries on grain growth and phase transformation behaviours in nanocrystalline materials
Materials Science Forum THERMEC, Berlin, 2009; Trans Tech Publishers.
[1] M. Rettenmayr, A. Undisz, M. Seyring, X. Y. Song:
Nur Struktur oder schon Funktion?
Sonderbände der Praktischen Metallographie 40, 42. Metallographie-Tagung, Jena, 2008, Werkstoff-Informationsgesellschaft, Frankfurt, 19-24.


Gutachtertätigkeit für internationale Fachzeitschriften

  • Journal of Alloys and Compounds (IF 5.316)
  • Chemical Engineering Journal (IF 13.273)
  • Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers (IF 6.596)
  • Ultramicroscopy (IF 2.689)
  • Journal of Microscopy (IF 1.758)
  • Journal of Nano Research (IF 2.929)
  • Superlattices and Microstructures (IF 2.658)
  • Materialia (IF 3.440)
  • Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology (IF 2.9)