Wolfgang Zinth

LMU München
Fakultät für Physik




(c) 2002 BMO

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Zinth

Phone      +49-89-2180-9201 (Office)
Address Chair for BioMolecular Optics
Oettingenstr. 67
D-80538 München

Research Topics and projects

Consultation-hour Monday 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"Isomerization- and Temperature-Jump-Induced Dynamics of a Photoswitchable b-Hairpin"
A. A. Deeg, M. S. Rampp, A. Popp, B. M. Pilles, T. E. Schrader, L. Moroder, K. Hauser, W. Zinth
Chem. Eur. J.20, 694-703, 2014

"Identification of charge separated states in thymine single strands"
B. M. Pilles, D. B. Bucher, L. Liu, P. Gilch, W. Zinth, W. J. Schreier
ChemCommun50 (2014) 15623-15626

"Watson–Crick Base Pairing Controls Excited-State Decay in Natural DNA"
Dominik B. Bucher, Alexander Schlueter, Thomas Carell, Wolfgang Zinth
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.53 (2014) 11366 –11369, Angew.Chem.126 (2014) 11549-11552

"Making Fast Photoswitches Faster - Using Hammett Analysis to Understand the Limit of Donor-Acceptor Approaches for Faster Hemithioindigo Photoswitches"
B. Maerz, S. Wiedbrauk, S. Oesterling, E. Samoylova, A. Nenov, P. Mayer, R. de Vivie-Riedle, W. Zinth, H. Dube
Chem. Eur. J. 20 (2014) 13984 – 13992

"The primary photosynthetic energy conversion in bacterial reaction centers - Stepwise electron transfer and the effect of elevated exposure levels"
Pablo Nahuel Dominguez, Matthias Himmelstoss, Jeff Michelmann, Florian Lehner, Alastair Gardiner, Richard Cogdell and Wolfgang Zinth
Conference Paper, International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena

"Solarenergie in der Photosynthese mit Ultrakurzzeitspektroskopie zu einem Verständnis der wichtigsten Energiewandlungsprozesse"
P. N. Dominguez, W. Zinth
Praxis der Naturwissenschaften, Physik in der Schule 4/63 (2014) 15-20

"Mechanism of the Decay of Thymine Triplets in DNA Single Strands"
B. M. Pilles, D. B. Bucher, L. Liu, P. Clivio, P. Gilch, W. Zinth, W. J. Schreier
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.5 (2014) 1616−1622

"Primary reactions in photosynthetic reaction centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides – Time constants of the initial electron transfer"
Pablo Nahuel Dominguez, Matthias Himmelstoss, Jeff Michelmann, Florian Thomas Lehner, Alastair T. Gardiner, Richard J. Cogdell, Wolfgang Zinth
ChemPhysLett 601 (2014) 103-109

"Charge separation and charge delocalization identified in long-living states of photoexcited DNA"
D. B. Bucher, B. M. Pilles, T. Carell, W. Zinth

"Fingerprinting DNA Oxidation Processes: IR Characterization of the 5-Methyl-2’-Deoxycytidine Radical Cation"
D. Bucher, B. M. Pilles, T. Pfaffeneder, T. Carell, W.Zinth
ChemPhysChem 15 (2014) 420 – 423

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