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News

July, 2018


Our new publication about the characterization and photocatalytic activity of photo- and plasma-deposited nanoparticles on titania layers just appeared in Nanomaterials 2018, 8(7), 502. Read here.

June, 2018


Tatjana Basile successfully finished her Bachelor thesis working on imidazo-phenantroline complexes. Furthermore, Bernd Maier started with the design of new diimine ligands containing an additional electron storage.

April, 2018


Martin Rentschler started his master thesis working on novel chelate ligands for the stabilization of heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes.

March, 2018


Our joint project with Stefanie Tschierlei (Ulm University) has been selected for participation in the DFG Priority Program SPP2102 - Light-controlled reactivity of metal complexes. Link to SPP website.

March, 2018


The impact of the type of reactor and the catalytic conditions on the photocatalytic H2 production was published in ChemistrySelect. Read here. Please, also see the new CoverPicture.

February, 2018


Our joint study about the nature of the excited state of a heteroleptic copper photosensitizer by using time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy has been published in Chem. Eur. J. Read here.

January, 2018


Tatjana Basile started with her bachelor thesis. We wish a lot of success!

January, 2018


Sarah Maier has completed her project work about novel copper photosensitizers including anchor groups successfully.

November, 2017


Our new review in Coord. Chem. Rev. about copper photosensitizers is online. Read here.


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)



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Keywords

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


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Last change: 13 Mar, 2018