Dr. Bärenwald, Ruth – Experimental physics (Saalwächter, MLU)

Research topic: Solid-State NMR Investigations and MD Simulations of Lipid Bilayers in Interaction with Amphiphilic and Polyphilic Molecules

Date of defence: November 07, 2018


  • Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Magic Angle Spinning (MAS), 1H, 13C NMR, DIPSHIFT, Determination of dipolar coupling

Dr. Kurz, Ricardo – Experimental physics (Saalwächter, MLU)

Research topic: Characterization of crystalline and amorphous phase of semi crystalline polymers by solid state NMR

Date of defence: October 22, 2018


  • Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
  • Double quantum (DQ) NMR
  • Simple Free Induction Decay (FID)

Dr. Kasegoankar, Ajay – Macromolecular chemistry (Binder, MLU)

Title: Synthesis of Complex Polyester-Architectures and their Crystallization

Date of defence: September 14, 2017


  • Synthesis of polymers
  • Click chemistry
  • Ring-Opening Polymerization (ROP)
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Gel-Permeations-Chromatography (GPC)

Dr. Flieger, Ann-Kristin – Experimental physics (Thurn-Albrecht, MLU)

Title: Grenzflächeninduzierte Kristallisation von Polymeren durch Prefreezing

Date of defence: September 04, 2017


  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
    • Intermittent Contact Mode
    • Temperature dependent
  • Diffraction on thin polymer films
  • Grazing incidence diffraction (GID)
  • X-ray reflectivity (XRR)