Antoine Sanner

Antoine Sanner

Doctoral Researcher

Research Area A

Cluster of Excellence livMatS @ FIT – Freiburg Center for Interactive Materials and Bioinspired Technologies

Phone: +49 761 203 95154


Interfaces, charge-transfer and non-adiabatic processes and their exploitation in a frequency-tunable tribogenerator


Simulation of Instabilities in the Adhesive Contact of Rough Elastic Bodies
Very sticky rough surfaces separate in an intermittent fashion: parts of the contacting area break off. These instabilities lead to adhesion hysteresis and friction and may play a role in contact charging. My simulations of contact mechanics complement the experimental investigations of Qiwei Hu and Ravi Divakar to correlate mechanics and charge transfer at the microscale.

First supervisor

Prof. Dr. Lars Pastewka

Publications in livMatS