Chemistry Faculty University Stuttgart Institute of
Organic Chemistry
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September, 2017

Lukas Horndasch passed his Bachelor thesis with great success. We wish Lukas all the best for his master studies at the LMU in Munich.

September, 2017

Robin Giereth received a poster prize for his contribution about novel Cu(I) photosensitizers containing P^N ligands at the ICCE conference in Erlangen. Congratulations!

September, 2017

A joint XAS and DFT study of 18 different [FeFe]H2ase model complexes was recently published in Dalton Trans. Read here.

May, 2017

Immanuel Reim successfully finished his Master thesis. Well done.

April, 2017

Lukas Horndash joined our group for his Bachelor thesis. Welcome.

March, 2017

Robin recieved a scholarship from the DBG for the 116. Bunsentagung in Kaiserslautern. Congratulation.

Welcome to the homepage of the karnahl research group. We are part of the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart. The homepage provides an overview about our current research interests, recent publications and open positions. For further details please check the different pages and enjoy reading.

”... I believe that water will be one day employed as fuel,
... water will be the coal of the future.“

Jules Verne ("The Mysterious Island", 1874)

Overview Research Projects, Photo of Sun


solar fuels, artificial photosynthesis, homogeneous catalysis, hydrogen production, CO2 reduction, ATRA and CDC reactions, copper photosensitizers, enzyme models, ligand design, organic synthesis, structure-property-relationships, catalytic intermediates, photophysics

Overview Research Projects
Last change: 23 Mar, 2017