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Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II
Am Hubland, 97074/Würzburg
Mail: wolfgang.kiefer@mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Url: http://phys-chemie.uni-wuerzburg.de/kiefer/welcome.html

Scientific members:

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Research foci (and basic equipment-based research projects):
In this project several Raman and infrared specroscopic investigations on molecular systems in the liquid and solid state were performed. For the specific substances/materials investigated: see publication list below.

Results:
For the results in this research area, please consult the above-mentioned publications.

Rewards and prizes:
Prof. Dr. W. Kiefer: Honorary Fellow of the Laser and Spectroscopy Society of India (F.L.S.S.), 1999. - Distinguished Service Award of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy, 2000. - Foreign Councillor of the Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki National Research Institutes, Okazaki, Japan, 1999-2001. - Technical Expert Monitor of the International Science and Technology Center, Moscow, Russia, 1999-2002. - Chief Editor of the: Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2000. -- PD Dr. J. Popp: Zehetmaier Award (postdoctoral lecture qualification scholarship) awarded by the Freistaat Bayern, 1999. - Cooperation Prize of the University of Würzburg, 2001, - Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize awarded by the German Bunsen-Society, 2002. -- Dr. M. Schmitt: DFG Fellowship for a Research Stay in Ottawa, Canada 1999-2000. -- Dr. A. Gbureck: Faculty Award (Dissertation) of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, 1999 -- Dr. Sebastian Schlücker: VCI Graduate Research Fellowship, 1999. - Mathias-Manger Award (Diploma) of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, 1999. - Faculty Award (Dissertation) of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, 2002. -- Dr. D. Moigno: Faculty Award (Dissertation) of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, 2002. -- Dr. R. K. Singh: Humboldt Research Fellowship, 2000. -- Prof. J. Hu: Agreement about scientific exchange between the German Science Foundation and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSC).

Equipment:
Micro Raman set up incl. confocal pinhole (LabRam JobinYvon): HeNe-Laser, 785 diode laser, Ar ion laser (514 nm) and cw Nd:YAG laser / accessories; VIS Raman spectrometer incl. microscope: Ar ion laser / XY triple monochromator (DILOR) / OMA detector; VIS Raman spectrometer incl. microscope: Kr ion laser + Ar ion laser / Spex 1404 double monochromator / CCD camera; UV/VIS Raman spectrometer incl. microscope: Ar ion laser (275, 300, 305, 333, 351, 363, 454, 457, 466, 473, 476, 488, 496 and 514 nm) / Spex 1404 double monochromator / CCD camera; NIR Raman spectrometer: cw Nd:YAG laser / Jarrell Ash spectrometer / InGaAs detector / lock in amplifier; FT-IR spectrometer incl. FT-Raman module (Bruker): Nd:YAG laser / Ge detector / accessories.