Wolfgang Zinth

LMU München
Fakultät für Physik



(c) 2002 BMO

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

Research Topics and projects

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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 2006-2012

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 2009

Member of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award Committee since 2013, 2014

Chair of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award Committee 2014

Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, München

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

Optical Society of America

Bavarian Academy of Science


Publications"Triplet Induced Lesion Formation at CpT and TpC Sites in DNA"
J. Gontcharov, L. Liu, B.M. Pilles, T. Carell, W.J. Schreier, W. Zinth
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2019, 25, 15164

"The Photoaddition of a Psoralen to DNA Proceeds via the Triplet State"
J. Diekmann, J. Gontcharov, S. Fröbel, C. T. Ziegenbein, W. Zinth, P. Gilch
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 13643−13653

"Photoisomerization of Hemithioindigo compounds: Combining Solvent- and Substituent Effects into an Advanced Reaction Model"
W. Zinth, F. Graupner, T. Herzog, F. Rott, S. Oesterling, R. de Vivie-Riedle, T. Cordes

"Decay Pathways of Thymine Revisited"
B.M. Pilles, B. März, J. Chen, D.B. Bucher, P. Gilch, B. Kohler, W. Zinth, B.P. Fingerhut, W.J. Schreier
JPhysChemA122 (2018) 4819-4828

"Time-resolved infrared studies of the unfolding of a light triggered β-hairpin peptide"
M.S. Rampp, S.M. Hofmann, T. Podewin, A. Hoffmann-Röder, L. Moroder, W. Zinth

"Transferring the entatic-state principle to copper photochemistry"
B. Dicke, A. Hoffmann, J. Stanek, M. S. Rampp, B. Grimm-Lebsanft, F. Biebl, D. Rukser, B. Maerz, D. Göries, M. Naumova, M. Biednov, G. Neuber, A. Wetzel, S. M. Hofmann, P. Roedig, A. Meents, J. Bielecki, J. Andreasson, K. Beyerlein, H. N. Chapman, C. Bressler, W. Zinth, M. Rübhausen, S. Herres-Pawlis
Nature Chemistry10 (2018) 355-362

"Photophysics of diphenyl-pyrazole compounds in solutions and -synuclein aggregates"
A. M. Reiner, F. Schmidt, S. Ryazanov, A. Leonov, D. Weckbecker, A. A. Deeg, C. Griesinger, A. Giese, W. Zinth
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - 1862 (2018) 800-807.

"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, 2017, 8, 1585-1592

"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

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