The Thiele group
Picture: P. Czechowski,

Jan Rettig

Working area(s)

Bachelor thesis 04/18 - 07/18, M.Sc. thesis 03/20 - 09/20, PhD thesis 12/20 -


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Field of research

  • relative configuration determination using RDCs, NOEs and J couplings


06/15 High school graduation, Gymnasium Gernsheim, Gernsheim
10/15 – 09/18 Study of Chemistry (B.Sc.), Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt
10/18 – 09/20 Study of Chemistry (M.Sc.), Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt

Bachelor thesis

Title Measurement of a complete RDC data set of Isopinocampheol
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele
Place Department of Chemistry, Technical University Darmstadt

Master thesis

Title Determination of the relative configuration of a polysubstituted hydrindane
Group Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiele
Place Clemens-Schöpf-Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Fachbereich Chemie, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Prizes and awards

10/19 – 09/20 Student fellowship (Deutschlandstipendium)
04/21 Award of the Dr.-Anton-Keller-Foundation at Technische Universität Darmstadt
08/21 – 08/23 Kekulé-PhD-Fellowship, Chemical Industry Fund (FCI)


1 F. A. Roth, V. Schmidts, J. Rettig, C. M. Thiele
Model Free Analysis of Experimental Residual Dipolar Couplings in Small Organic Compounds
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24, 281-286. [Raw Data: 10.5281/zenodo.5636052, Pre-Print: 10.26434/chemrxiv.14636316.v1]


1 J. Rettig, C. M. Thiele
Lyotropic Liquid Crystals (LLCs) and Residual Dipolar Couplings (RDCs) – A Dream Team
German Liquid Crystal Conference (GLCC) 2022, Würzburg, 03/22.
2 J. Rettig, L. Neumann, E. Stempel, T. Tautz, M. Kalesse, C. M. Thiele
Thorough NMR-based structure elucidation of diastereomeric compounds synthesized with surprisingly high selectivity
ORCHEM 2022, Münster, 09/22.