Talks and Presentations

... by CK and group members since 2020 (fall).

Selected Talks by CK

  • Keynote lecture @ 1st Conference on Light Induced Transformations in Regensburg,
    upcoming (October 2023). (invited)
  • Lecture @ Tri-national Conference on Photochemistry, Photophysics and Photosciences
    in Mulhouse,
    upcoming (May 2023). (invited)
  • Tutorial lecture @ Lorentz Workshop in Leiden, upcoming (March 2023). (invited)
  • Keynote lecture @ Christmas Symposium in Basel, December 2, 2022. (invited)
  • Talk @ Indo German Week of the Young Researcher in New Delhi, November 10, 2022. (invited)
  • "Efficient one- and two-photon mechanisms" 11th Research Group Symposium @ JGU Mainz, November 7, 2022. (virtual)
  • Bernese Chemical Society talk @ University of Bern, September 28, 2022. (invited)
  • "Two-photon chemistry with diode-based light sources"
    Keynote lecture @ Summerschool of the research training group "Complex Light Control",
    August 30, 2022. (invited)
  • "Challenging reactions under mild conditions via upconversion" 28th IUPAC International Symposium on Photochemistry @ Amsterdam, July 19, 2022.
  • "Paving the way for more efficient photochemical processes by time-resolved laser spectroscopy" CNC-Young Investigator Seminar (YIS) Series @ Uni Würzburg, July 1, 2022. (invited)
  • "Two-photon mechanisms in photochemistry" Light Regulation Workshop @ Bad Homburg,
    April 29, 2022.
  • "UV light generation and challenging photoreactions enabled by blue-light driven upconversion" Chemiedozententagung @ Saarland University, March 21, 2022.
  • "Paving the way for efficient photochemical mechanisms by time-resolved laser spectroscopy" Department Seminar @ Uni Frankfurt, February 9, 2022. (invited)
  • "Efficient one and two photon mechanisms: From heavy atom and spin effects in photocatalysis to blue-light driven upconversion"
    Lieseberg-Kolloquium @ Uni Heidelberg, January 10, 2022. (invited)
  • "Paving the way for efficient one- and two-photon mechanisms by time-resolved spectroscopy" Department Seminar @ TU Braunschweig, December 9, 2021. (invited)
  • "Efficient one and two photon mechanisms: From heavy atom and spin effects in photocatalysis to blue-light driven upconversion" CataLight Young Scientist Symposium 2021, September 21, 2021. (invited keynote lecture)
  • “Circumventing or exploiting heavy atom and spin effects for more efficient photoreactions”
    International Conference on Photochemistry (ICP) 2021 (Online), July 22, 2021.
  • “A new concept to generate reduced metal complexes for more efficient
    photocatalysis” French Swiss Photochemistry Symposium (Online), January 21, 2021.
  • “Two-photon mechanisms for more sustainability in photochemistry” DFG
    (Online), November 4, 2020.
  • “Two-photon mechanisms for more sustainability in photochemistry” Inaugural Lecture (Online), October 19, 2020, Mainz.
  • "Two-Photon Processes in Water and Their Applications to Challenging Chemical Transformations"
    27th Lecture Conference on Photochemistry (Online), September 14 – 15, 2020.

Selected Poster Presentations and Talks by Group Members

  • "Research in the Kerzig group" 11th Research Group Symposium @ JGU Mainz, November 10, 2022. (MSB, TZ, AS, MS)
  • "Blue-to-UV upconversion enabled by novel annihilators and subsequent FRET activation of UV absorbing compounds" 3rd International Symposium on Singlet Fission and Photon Fusion, Milano, October 10 – 13, 2022 (Talk, TZ)
  • "Blue-to-UV upconversion enabled by novel annihilators and subsequent FRET activation of UV absorbing compounds" 28th Lecture Conference on Photochemistry, Düsseldorf, September 19 – 21, 2022 (Poster, TZ)
  • "Energy and electron transfer photochemistry in water – controlling the quenching pathway and photocatalytic applications" 28th Lecture Conference on Photochemistry, Düsseldorf, September 19 – 21, 2022 (Poster, MSB)
  • "Water-Soluble Ruthenium Complex-Pyrene Dyads – Synthesis, Photophysics and Energy Transfer Applications" 28th Lecture Conference on Photochemistry, Düsseldorf, September 19 – 21, 2022. (Talk, AS)
  • “Triplett Reaktivität wasserlöslicher p-Terphenyl Derivate für nachhaltige Photokatalyse” FCI (German Chemical Industry Funds) PhD fellow meeting at JGU Mainz, August 11, 2022. (Talk, MSB)
  • “Molecular dyads without a covalent bond” Joint Seminar of Inorganic Chemistry Groups at JGU Mainz, July 14, 2022. (Talk, MS)
  • “Water-Soluble Ruthenium Complex-Pyrene Dyads – Synthesis, Photophysics and Energy Transfer Applications” Joint Seminar of Inorganic Chemistry Groups at JGU Mainz, July 14, 2022. (Talk, AS)
  • " 'Photonen fusionieren' Hohe Reaktivitäten und nachhaltige Erzeugung energiereicher UV-Strahlung durch Aufwärtskonversion" PhD scholarship introductory seminar by the DBU (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt), Osnabrück, June 27 –  July 1, 2022. (Talk, TZ)
  • “Blue-to-UV upconversion systems with unprecedented properties enabled by novel annihilators” Central European Conference on Photochemistry, Bad Hofgastein, February 13 – 17, 2022. (Talk, TZ)
  • “Exploring p-terphenyl derivatives for LED-driven photocatalysis in water” Central European Conference on Photochemistry, Bad Hofgastein, February 13 – 17, 2022. (Talk, MSB)
  • “Photocatalytic hydrogenation reactions in air-saturated water – Efficient applications and mechanistic insights” Central European Conference on Photochemistry, Bad Hofgastein, February 13 – 17, 2022. (AS)
  • “Paving the way for efficient one- and two-photon mechanisms by optical spectroscopy” Central European Conference on Photochemistry, Bad Hofgastein, February 13 – 17, 2022. (CK)
  • “Blue-to-UV upconversion enabled by highly energetic novel annihilators” Joint Seminar of Inorganic Chemistry Groups at JGU Mainz (Online), January 6, 2022. (Talk, TZ)
  • “Paving the way for efficient one- and two-photon mechanisms by optical spectroscopy” AK Symposium Department of Chemistry @ JGU Mainz, October 26, 2021. (CK)
  • Efficient one-photon driven catalysis by coupled energy and electron transferCataLight Young Scientist Symposium 2021, September 28, 2021. (MSB)
  • “Water-soluble p-terphenyl derivatives for sustainable photoredox chemistry” Joint Seminar of Inorganic Chemistry Groups at JGU Mainz (Online), June 24, 2021. (Talk, MSB)
  • “A p-terphenyl derivative as versatile organo-photocatalyst for sustainable electron and energy-transfer reactions” JCF Frühjahrssymposium (Online), March 29 – April 1, 2021. (MSB)
  • “An SO2-bridged p-terphenyl as versatile organo-photocatalyst under sustainable reaction conditions” Catalight Young Scientist Symposium: Light Driven Catalysis (Online), November 19, 2020. (MSB)
  • “How an SO2-bridge enables intersystem crossing and photocatalytic applications of a water-soluble p-terphenyl derivative” 27th Lecture Conference on Photochemistry (Online), September 14 – 15, 2020. (MSB)