Kerzig Research Group

NEWS

05/2022
Till receives a prestigious PhD fellowship from the DBU. Congratulations!
Nico Perez Lopez joins our group for his BSc project. Glad to have you onboard, Nico.

04/2022
Katharina Hermainski joins our group for her BSc thesis. Welcome Katharina!

02/2022
Our visiting PhD student arrived in Mainz. He came from Valencia and his stay is supported by the Erasmus+ program. Welcome, Jorge!

02/2022
A nice paper on energy transfer catalysis by the Opatz group has been
published, including some mechanistic studies from our group. Thank you
for your hard work Till.
https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/chem.202104329

01/2022
The new year starts with a nice surprise. Christoph has become an elected board member of the photochemistry section of the GDCh.

11/2021
Till's 1st first-author paper on blue-to-UV upconversion has been accepted by J. Mat. Chem. C and we are about to install a second Nd:YAG laser for our laser flash photolysis setup.

08/2021
Julius' bachelor thesis has come to an end - a very successful end with novel metal complexes possessing excited-state lifetimes on the order of 100 microseconds. Well done Julius!

07/2021
Till successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations! We are looking forward to September, when you will
rejoin our group.

06/2021
Till submitted his outstanding M.Sc. thesis and Sophie's paper - the 1st one of our young group - has been accepted. Two great achievements. Congrats!

04/2021
Our project "PhotonUp4Cat" got selected for funding. Many thanks to the German Research Foundation.
We are looking forward to novel upconversion systems.

04/2021
Two new group members in one week. We welcome Alexandra for her research internship and our
transient absorption/emission setup (LP 980 with PMT and CCD camera) is finally ready to use.

02/2021
Sophie has been awarded a prestigious PhD fellowship from the Chemical Industry Funds. Congrats.

01/2021
Arne joined the group for his PhD. Great to have you on board!

11/2020
Till Zähringer joined the group for his Master thesis. Welcome Till!

10/2020
Maria-Sophie relocated to Mainz and started as the 1st PhD student of the newly established Kerzig Group. Welcome Maria-Sophie, it's great to have you here!
09/2020
Our high-power Kessil LEDs arrived in Mainz - let the photochemistry begin.