LightChEC and Associated Programs' Researchers

  • Esmael Balaghi

    Esmael Balaghi

    Development of noble metal-free water oxidation catalysts for photoelectrochemical water oxidation (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Wei Cui

    Wei Cui

    Development of non-noble metal oxides for photoelectrochemical water splitting (PhD student, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Ricardo Fernandez-Teran

    Ricardo Fernandez-Teran

    Study of electron transfer, proton transfer and PCET processes relevant to catalysis with ultrafast UV-Vis to mid-IR spectroscopy. (PhD student, Prof. Hamm)

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  • Sima  Heidari

    Sima Heidari, Dr.

    Development of earth abundant transition metal-based water oxidizing electrocatalysts (Academic guest, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Madhusudhan  Jarpla

    Madhusudhan Jarpla

    Solar-thermochemical CO2 splitting using Ceria and Perovskite based redox materials (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Jingguo Li

    Jingguo Li

    Immobilization of molecular catalyst for water oxidation, Photoelectrochemical devices construction. (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Jingyi Li

    Jingyi Li

    New carbon-based materials for photovoltaic and battery electrodes (PhD student, Prof. Ernst)

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  • Karla Lienau

    Karla Lienau

    Synthesis and characterization of mainly spinel-type photochemical water oxidation catalysts. (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Magdalena  Marszalek

    Magdalena Marszalek, Dr.

    Metal chalcogenides for water splitting (Post Doc, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Thomas Moehl

    Thomas Moehl, Dr.

    Development and investigation of new inorganic materials composed of abundant, non-toxic elements for solar water splitting (Post Doc, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Mathias Mosberger

    Mathias Mosberger

    Investigation of new quinone based electron relays to connect the oxidative and reductive half-reaction as well as developing photosensitizers with enhanced absorption properties (PhD student, Prof. Alberto)

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  • Rafael Müller

    Rafael Müller

    Photoelectrochemical water splitting catalysis with metal oxides focused on electroanalytical techniques (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Tiziana Musso

    Tiziana Musso, Dr.

    Ab-initio simulations of heterogeneous catalysis for photoelectrochemical water splitting (Post Doc, Prof. Hutter)

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  • Zbynek Novotny

    Zbynek Novotny, Dr.

    Investigation of molecular water oxidation catalysts anchored to single crystalline metal oxide substrates (Post Doc, Prof. Osterwalder)

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  • David  Paleček

    David Paleček, Dr.

    Time resolved vibrational spectroscopy of the solid-liquid photocatalytic interfaces (Post Doc, Prof. Hamm)

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  • Rajiv Ramanujam Prabhakar

    Rajiv Ramanujam Prabhakar

    Metal chalcogenides for efficient photocathodes (PhD student, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Benjamin Probst-Rüd

    Benjamin Probst-Rüd, Dr.

    Development of alternative photosensitisers, consisting of cheap and abundant materials, and immobilisation of the catalysts for cell development (Oberassistant, Prof. Alberto)

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  • Franziska  Rahn

    Franziska Rahn

    Mechanistic studies on cobalt-based WRC and immobilization of them (PhD student, Prof. Alberto)

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  • Laurent Sévery

    Laurent Sévery

    Strategies for Immobilization of Molecular Catalysts for Water Splitting (PhD student, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Fangyuan Song

    Fangyuan Song

    Development of molecular water oxidation catalysts (PhD student, Prof. Patzke)

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  • Gökcen Tek

    Gökcen Tek

    Time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy of photocatalytic and electrocatalytic surfaces (PhD student, Prof. Hamm)

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  • Jasmin Terreni

    Jasmin Terreni

    Analysis and characterization of catalysts for CO2 reduction (PhD student, Dr. Andreas Borgschulte)

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  • Gabriele  Tocci

    Gabriele Tocci, Dr.

    Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics of Photocatalytic Interfaces (PostDoc, Prof. Hutter)

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  • Christian Wäckerlin

    Christian Wäckerlin, Dr.

    Carbon dioxide activation and hydrogenation (Prof. Ernst)

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  • René Wick

    René Wick

    Oxide photoanodes for photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting (PhD student, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Xi Zhang

    Xi Zhang

    Development of earth-abundant metal sulfide photoelectrodes for photoelectrochemical water splitting (PhD student, Prof. Tilley)

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  • Wolf-Dietrich Zabka

    Wolf-Dietrich Zabka

    Development of model systems based on well defined single-crystal surfaces for water splitting applications (PhD student, Prof. Osterwalder)

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  • Roberta Totani

    Roberta Totani, Dr

    Growth and characterization of MoS2 monolayers on Sb2Se3 single crystals for photocatalysis (PostDoc, Prof. Osterwalder)

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  • Kerstin  Oppelt

    Kerstin Oppelt, Dr.

    Study of electron transfer and proton coupled electron transfer relevant to heterogeneous catalysis for solar hydrogen production with ultrafast UV-Vis to mid-IR spectroscopy (PostDoc, Prof. Hamm)

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  • Carlos Triana Estupinan

    Carlos Triana Estupinan, Dr.

    Computational methods, spectroscopic, synthesis and characterization of photoelectrochemical water oxidation catalysts (PostDoc, Prof. Patzke)

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