Wolfgang Zinth

LMU München
Fakultät für Physik




(c) 2002 BMO

Prof. Dr. em. Wolfgang Zinth
Address Chair for BioMolecular Optics
Oettingenstr. 67
D-80538 M√ľnchen

Research Topics and projects

Consultation-hour Tuesday 13:15-14:00, please call the office for an appointment (21809201)

Curriculum Vitae
1950       Born November 27, Obergünzburg, Germany
1969       Abitur, Carl-von-Linde-Gymnasium, Kempten
1969-70       Military Service
1970-76       Studies of Physics Technische Universität München
1976       Diploma (Physics) Technische Universität München
1979       Dr. rer. nat. Technische Universität München
1980       Married to Margarete Zinth
1985       Venia Legendi (Habilitation) Fakultät für Physik der Technischen Universität München
1987-91         Professor (C3) Technische Universität München, Physik-Department
1991       Professor (Ordinarius, C4) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
1999-2003   Studiendekan der Fakultät für Physik

2012       Elected Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, München
2013       TRVS Award der International Conference on Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy

Scientific Functions Member of the program committee of the conference series "Ultrafast Phenomena" 1991-1997

Organizer of the conference "Lasers in Research" at the Laser 95 exhibition in Munich

Organizer of the symposium "Thirty Years of Ultrafast Spectroscopy", Munich 1995

Program chair of the conference "Ultrafast Phenomena 1996" in San Diego

General chair of the conference "Ultrafast Phenomena 1998" in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Member of the program committee of the conference series "Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy TRVS" since 2001

Member and Head of the awarding committee for the "Gustav-Hertz-Preis" 2005-2007

Member on the Committee on Scientific Instrumentation (Apparateausschuß) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft since 2006

Organizer of the conference on Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy, TRVS XIII 2007 in Freising (together with A. Laubereau)

Member of the advisory council of the James Franck Programme to promote German-Israeli Research (Minerva Foundation) (2008-2013)

Member of the Physics Advisory Board Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag since 2009

Member of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award Committee since 2013

Chair of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award Committee 2014

Editorial Work Member of the Advisory Editorial Boards of the journals
Chemical Physics Letters till 2014
Springer Series in Chemical Physics

Coeditor of proceedings
Laser 95, Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Springer, Eds.: W. Waidelich, H. Hügel, H. Opower, H. Tiziani, R. Wallenstein, W. Zinth (1995)

Ultrafast Phenomena X, Springer Series in Chem. Physics, Eds.: P.F. Barbara, J. G. Fujimoto, W.H. Knox, W. Zinth (1996)

Ultrafast Phenomena XI, Springer Series in Chem. Physics, Eds.:T. Elsaesser, J. G. Fujimoto, D. A. Wiersma, W. Zinth (1998)

Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy, open access publication, Eds.: A. Laubereau, K.-H. Mantel, W. Zinth (2007)

Physik III, Optik, Quantenphänomene und Aufbau der Atome,
W. Zinth and H.-J. Körner, Oldenbourg Verlag

Optik, Lichstrahlen - Wellen - Photonen,
W. Zinth, U. Zinth, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag (2013)

Funding German Science Foundation
SFB 749

Memberships Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft

American Chemical Society

Optical Society of America

Biophysical Society

Bavarian Academy of Science


Publications"Ingredients to TICT Formation in Donor Substituted Hemithioindigo"
S. Wiedbrauk, B. Maerz, E. Samoylova, P. Mayer, W. Zinth, H. Dube
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, published online

"Twisted hemithioindigo photoswitches: Solvent polarity determines the type of light-induced rotations"
S. Wiedbrauk, B. Maerz, E. Samoylova, A. Reiner, F. Trommer, P. Mayer, W. Zinth, H. Dube
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2016) 138 (37), 12219 - 12227

"UV-Induced Charge Transfer States in DNA Promote Sequence Selective Self-Repair"
D. B. Bucher, C. L. Kufner, A. Schlueter, T. Carell, W. Zinth
J. Am. Chem. Soc.138 (2016) 186−190

"Quantum Yield of Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Formation Via the Triplet Channel Determined by Photosensitization"
L. Liu, B. M. Pilles, J. Gontcharov, D. B. Bucher, W. Zinth
J. Phys. Chem.B_120 (2016) 292-298

"2'-Methoxyacetophenone: AnEfficient Photosensitizer for Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Formation"
L. Liu, B.M. Pilles, A.M. Reiner, J. Gontcharov, W. Zinth
ChemPhysChem16 (2015) 3483-3487

"Dewar Lesion Formation in Single- and Double-Stranded DNA is Quenched by Neighboring Bases"
D. B. Bucher, B. M. Pilles, T. Carell, W. Zinth
J. Phys. Chem.B119(2015)8685−8692

"Anle138b and related compounds are aggregation specific fluorescence markers and reveal high affinity binding to α-Synuclein aggregates"
A. A. Deeg, A. M. Reiner, F. Schmidt, F. Schueder, S. Ryazanov, V. C. Ruf, K. Giller, S. Becker, A. Leonov, C. Griesinger, A. Giese, W. Zinth
BiochBiophysActa(BBA)-General Subjects 1850, 9, (2015), 1884-1890

"Early Events of DNA Photodamage"
W. J. Schreier, P. Gilch, W. Zinth
Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem.66 (2015) 497-519

"Photocontrolled chignolin-derived b-hairpin peptidomimetics"
T. Podewin, M. S. Rampp, I. Turcanovic, K. L. Karaghiosoff, W. Zinth, A. Hoffmann-Röder
ChemCommun51 (2015) 4001-4004

"Photoinduced Charge Transfer Occurs Naturally in DNA"
D.B. Bucher, B.M. Pilles, T. Carell, W. Zinth
K. Yamanouchi et al. (eds.), Ultrafast Phenomena XIX, Springer Proceedings in Physics 162(2015)568-571

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