Dr. rer. nat.

Stephen Hocker

Academic employee
Institute for Materials Testing, Materials Science and Strength of Materials (IMWF)


+49 711 685 63057
+49 711 685 62635

Pfaffenwaldring 32
70569 Stuttgart
Room: Pfaffenwaldring 32 HH 4.403

 List of Publications
1. S.V. Eremeev, S. Schmauder , S. Hocker, S.E. Kulkova, "Investigation of the electronic structure of Me / Al2O3 (0001) interfaces”, Physica B 404, pp. 2065-2071  (2009).
2. S.V. Eremeev, S. Schmauder, S. Hocker, S.E. Kulkova, "Ab-initio investigation of Ni (Fe)/ZrO2 (001) and Ni-Fe/Zr O2 (001) interfaces", Surface Science 603, pp. 2218-2225 (2009).
3. D. Molnar, P. Binkele, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "Multiscale Modelling of Nano Tensile Tests for Different Cu-Precipitaion States in -Fe", Multiscale Materials Modelling, Proceedings of the Fifth Int. Conference Multiscale Materials Modelling, Freiburg, Germany, Eds.: P. Gumbsch, E. van der Giessen, Fraunhofer Verlag, pp. 235-239 (2010).
4. S. Schmauder, S. Hocker, P. Kumar, "Molecular dynamics simulations of tensile tests and interfacial fracture in Ni/NiAl and Ni/Ni3Al", The 18th European Conference on Fracture, 30. August-03. September, 2010, Dresden, Germany (2010).
5. S.E. Kulkova, S.V. Eremeev, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "Electronic structure and adhesion on the metal-aluminium-oxide interfaces", Physics of the solid State 52, pp. 2421-2427 (2010).
6. S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, P. Kumar, "Molecular dynamics simulations of Ni/NiAl interfaces", European Physical Journal B 82, pp. 133-141 (2011)
7. D. Molnar, P. Binkele, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "Atomistic multiscale simulations on the anisotropic tensile behaviour of copper-alloyed a-iron at different states of thermal ageing", Philosophical Magazine 92, pp. 586–607 (2012).
8. S. Hocker, P. Beck, S. Schmauder, J. Roth, H.-R. Trebin, "Simulation of crack propagation in alumina with ab-initio based polarizable force field", The Journal of Chemical Physics 136, pp. 084707-1-084707-9 (2012) (published online: doi: 10.1063/1.3685900).
9. S.E. Kulkova, S.S. Kulkov, A.V. Bakulin, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "First-principles study of the hydrogen absorption at Σ5 symmetrical tilt grain boundary in B2-TiFe alloy”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 , pp. 6666-6673 (2012).
10. S.E. Kulkova, A.V. Bakulin, S.S. Kulkova, S. Hocker, and S. Schmauder,"Hydrogen Sorption in Titanum Alloys with a Symmetric Σ5(310) Tilt Grain Boundary and a (310) Surface”,Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, Vol. 115, No. 3, pp. 462-473 (2012).
11. S. Kulkova, A. Bakulin, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, E. Chulkov, „Ab-initio study of metal-zirconia interfacesTechnical Physics 58, pp. 325-334 (2013).
12. Stephen Hocker, Peter Binkele, Siegfried Schmauder "Precipitation in α-Fe based Fe-Cu-Ni-Mn-alloys: behaviour of Ni and Mn modelled by ab initio and kinetic Monte Carlo simulations"
APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING Volume:115 Issue:2 Pages:679-687 Published: MAY 2014
13. Stephen Hocker, Siegfried Schmauder, Alexander Bakulin, Svetlana Kulkova, "Ab initio investigation of tensile strengths of metal(111)/-Al2O3(0001) interfaces"
PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE Volume:94 Issue:3 Pages:265-284 Published: JAN 22 2014
14. A.V. Bakulin, S.S. Kulkov, S.E. Kulkova, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "Influence of substitutional impurities on hydrogen diffusion in B2-TiFe alloy", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 39, Issue 23, 4 August 2014, Pages 12213–12220
15. S.E. Kulkova1, A.V. Bakulin, S.S. Kulkov, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, "Influence of interstitial impurities on the Griffith work in Ti-based alloys", Physica Scripta, Volume 90, Issue 9, Pages 094010, 2015
16. S. Hocker, M. Hummel, P. Binkele, H. Lipp, S. Schmauder: Molecular dynamics simulations of tensile tests of Ni-, Cu-, Mg- and Ti-alloyed aluminium nanopolycrystals.
Computational Materials Science 116, 32-43 (2016)
17. A. V. Bakulin, T. I. Spiridonova, S. E. Kulkova, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder: Hydrogen diffusion in doped and undoped alpha-Ti: An ab-initio investigation.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41, 9108-9116 (2016)
18. S. Sajadi, S. Hocker, A. Mora, P. Binkele, J. Seeger, S. Schmauder: Precipitation in copper matrix alloys modelled by ab initio calculations and atomistic kinetic Monte Carlo simulations.
Physica Status Solidi B 254, UNSP 1600407 (2017)
19. S. Hocker, D. Rapp, S. Schmauder: Molecular dynamics simulations of strengthening due to silver precipitates in copper matrix.
Physica Status Solidi B 254, 1600479 (2017)
20. S. Hocker, H. Lipp, E. Eisfeld, S. Schmauder, J. Roth: Precipitation strengthening in Cu-Ni-Si alloys modeled with ab inito based interatomic potentials.
The Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 024701 (2018)
21. F. Maier, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder, M. Fyta: Interplay of structural, electronic, and transport features in copper alloys.
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 777, 619-626 (2019)
22. D. Rapp, S. Sajadi, D. Molnar, P. Binkele, U. Weber, S. Hocker, A. Mora, J. Seeger, S. Schmauder: Multiscale Simulation of Precipitation in Copper-Alloyed Pipeline Steels and in Cu-Ni-Si Alloys In: Handbook of Mechanics of Materials, Springer, Singapore (2019)
23. S.Hocker, A. Bakulin, H. Lipp, S. Schmauder, S. Kulkova: Atomistic simulations of Metal-Al203 Interfaces.
In: Handbook of Mechanics of Materials, Springer, Singapore (2019)
24. J. Roth, E. Eisfeld, D. Klein, S. Hocker, H. Lipp, H.-R. Trebin: IMD – the ITAP molecular dynamics simulation package.
European Physical Journal Special Topics 227, 1831–1836 (2019)
25. S. Hocker, H. Lipp, S. Schmauder: Precipitation, planar defects and dislocations in alloys: Simulations on Ni3Si and Ni3Al precipitates.
European Physical Journal Special Topics 227, 1559-1574 (2019)
26. Alexander V. Bakulin, Stephen Hocker, Siegfried Schmauder, Sergey S. Kulkov, Svetlana E. Kulkova: Impurity influence on the oxygen adsorption on Ti3Al(0001) surface, Applied Surface Science 487, 898-906 (2019)
27. J. Sladek, S. Hocker, H. Lipp, V. Sladek, Q. Deng: Atomistic approach for the evaluation of direct flexoelectric coefficients in gradient theory. Ferroelectrics 569, 182-195 (2020)
28. A. V. Bakulin, S. S. Kulkov, S. E. Kulkova, S. Hocker, S. Schmauder: First Principles Study of Bonding Mechanisms at the TiAl/TiO2 Interface. Metals 10, 1298 (2020)
29. S. Hocker, H. Lipp, S. Schmauder, A. V. Bakulin, S. E. Kulkova: Ab initio investigation of Co/TaC interfaces. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 853, 156944 (2021)


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