Research Topics

Molecular Magnetism

Magnetism of Exchange Coupled Polynuclear Metal Complexes

  • Search for Molecule Based Magnets
  • Single Chain Magnets
  • Valence Delocalized Systems
  • AC-Susceptibility, Magnetization Measurements
  • Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy

Liquid Crystals

Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Liquid Crystals; Application Apsects

  • Liquid Crystalline Polymers
  • Metallomesogens, Metallopolymers
  • Molecular and Collective Dynamics
  • Structural Investigations
  • Development of Devices based on FLC's, AFLC's
  • Liquid Crystals in broad Frequency Region (mHz-MHz)

Nonlinear Optics and Polymers

Frequency Doubling in Polymer Films (SHG)

  • Poling Processes in Polymers
  • Relaxation Processes in Poled Polymers
  • Stark-Spectroscopy, Electroabsorption Spectroscopy
  • Charge Accumulation in Polymer Multilayers

Bioinoganic Chemistry

Biomagnetism in Metalloproteins, Metalloenzymes

  • Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy
  • Magnetic Measurements