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Head of Department

 

Dr. Hartmut Gliemann

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Head of Department

Dr. Peter G. Weidler

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JACS
Peptid-Based SAMs
Angewandte Chemie
CO2 Activation

Chemistry of oxydic and organic Interfaces

 

 

Hot on the trail of organic & anorganic surface properties

 

The daily contact of consumers with surfaces like ones of food, wood, textiles requires that the quality of such surfaces be of highest importance.

Whether it concerns the safety of contact lenses, the growth of mussels on boat hulls, or comes to the increase of surface area in catalysis, in all cases, the properties of surfaces play a crucial role.

In order to understand the properties of surfaces better, good model systems (like Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs)/metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)) are required on which physical, chemical properties can be accurately determined using technical analysis methods.

  

 

Research groups


Expertise/Scope of Duties

Surface Functionalization and Structuring
Dr. Hartmut Gliemann

Chemical surface modification, AFM and microcontact printing based surface structuring techniques

Dynamic Processes in Porous Films
Dr. Lars Heinke
Mass transfer, adsorption and diffusion, dynamic processes and structure transformations in nanoporous films
SURMOFs/CCNCs Technological Devices and Renewable Energy Applications
Dr. Engelbert Redel

Technological devices of SURMOFs/CCNCs

SURCOFs und SURGELs
Dr. Manuel Tsotsalas

Synthesis/characterization of organic networks and their application as bio-active substrates

SURMOF-based functional materials and devices
Dr. Zhengbang Wang
SURMOFs and their applications in gas separation, catalysis, sensors, photonics, electronics and energy conversions

Surface Catalysis                             Dr. Yuemin Wang

Structure and reactivity of metal oxides and metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)

Expertise/Scope of Duties
Vibrational Spectroscopy
Stefan Heißler
Surface analysis, IR- und Raman-Imaging, Photoacoustic spectroscopy

X-Ray and Electron Spectroscopy at Interfaces
Dr. Alexei Nefedov

Analysis of electr. structures of organic sorbates on metal/metal-oxide surfaces on thin organic films

Diffraction
Dr. Peter Weidler

Structure determination by X-ray diffraction; Multiangle diffraction of UV/VIS/NIR radiation

ToF-SIMS
Dr. Alex Welle

Mass spectrometry of surfaces, imaging, and depth profiling of organic and inorganic samples

 

 

key aspects of research

 

  • Self-assembed monolayers (SAMs)
  • Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)    
  • Surface characterization
  • Surface modification