# Carsten Timm

Carsten Timm received his Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg in 1996, followed by a postdoctoral position at Indiana University and a lecturership at the Freie Universität Berlin. In early 2006, he joined the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas as an assistant professor. Since 2008, he is professor of condensed matter theory at the Technische Universität Dresden. Current research activities concern transport through magnetic molecules, magnetism in transition-metal compounds, and diluted magnetic semiconductors.

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## A new twist in a ferromagnet

Published May 4, 2009

Transport measurements show evidence of a topologically nontrivial structure—a lattice of skyrmions—in intermetallic $\text{MnSi}$.