Group Seminar

Lectures in hybrid format (live + online transmission)
Typically every Monday, 11:15 a.m., Room TA 429 in the Technikum Analytikum, Linnéstr. 3


Date Speaker / Guest  Title
10.10.2022 Dr. Marcel Jorewitz/Jürgen Jäschke/Alexandra Giermann Aufgabenbereiche & Tätigkeiten im AK Asmis
07.11.2022 Dr. Jiaye Jin The past, present and future of NeNePo experiments
14.11.2022 Dr. Björn Bastian Statusreport Nanolabor
12.12.2022 Max Grellmann News from the Femto-Lab
09.01.2023 Sophia Leippe Reisereport Studienreise Israel
16.01.2023 Milena Barp Characterizing Hydrogen Bond(s) using IR(M)PD: HFIP vs. Isopropanol
23.01.2023 Benjamin Hoffmann Exploratory Experiments on Plasmon Quenching of Single Gold Nanoparticles in the Gas Phase
30.01.2023 Francine Horn Update on the Berlin Lab


The currently valid measures of Leipzig University and the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy for the containment of the Corona pandemic are to be observed.
Status: 16 January 2023


Professur Asmis

Research Article in Chemistry - A European Journal

Molecular Nitrogen Activation in the Gas Phase (Publication)

Dinitrogen Activation in the Gas Phase: Spectroscopic Characterization of C–N Coupling in the V3C+ + N2 Reaction
Zi-Yu Li, Francine Horn, Yao Li, Li-Hui Mou, Wieland Schöllkopf, Hui Chen, Sheng-Gui He, and Knut R. Asmis

The reaction of V3C+ with N2 is studied using IRPD spectroscopy. The cleavage…


Edge Article in Chemical Science

Influence of Anion Polarizability on the Formation of Ion Pairs (Publication)

Infrared spectroscopy of microhydrated salt clusters provides a detailed picture of how the polarizability of anions affects the interactions between ions and individual water molecules.

Professur Asmis

Paper in PCCP

Influence of Fe-substitution on small alumina clusters (Publication)

We study the influence of Fe-substitution on the structure of small alumina clusters using gas phase vibrational spectroscopy in combination with density functional theory.

Willhelm-Ostwald-Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie

First joint publication of the Asmis, Tonner and Warneke groups

Importance of π-Backbonding for the Reactivity of Electrophilic Anions (Publication)

Joint research work headed by the junior research group Warneke together with the Tonner and Asmis groups on the systematic investigation of the relevance of π-backbonding involving the delocalized σ-electron systems in superelectrophilic anions.

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Willhelm-Ostwald-Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie

International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters 2023

The objective of the conference is to be an interdisciplinary forum for presentation and discussion of fundamental and technological developments in the research fields involving finite size effects of materials at the nanometer scale. The symposium aims to provide an overview of new results,…

Willhelm-Ostwald-Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie

Bunsen-Tagung 2023 - Physical Chemistry of the Energy Transition

Recognizing that physical chemistry stands at the center of efforts to obtain a deeper understanding of materials and molecular processes involved in energy transformation that hold the keys to future technology innovation and development, the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für physikalische Chemie…

Willhelm-Ostwald-Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie

The Symposium on Size Selected Clusters 2023

The objective of the S³C meeting is to provide a forum for scientists working in the field of small clusters and nanoparticles. It provides for an informal atmosphere, it acts as a marketplace of ideas, and it sustains networking with old and new partners. In the afternoons, it keeps plenty of time…

Willhelm-Ostwald-Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie

Gordon Research Conference: Gaseous Ions 2023 (From Fundamentals to Emerging Applications)

The Gaseous Ions: Structures, Energetics and Reactions GRC is a premier, international scientific conference focused on advancing the frontiers of science through the presentation of cutting-edge and unpublished research, prioritizing time for discussion after each talk and fostering informal…

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