Highlight Publications


28
Mar 2014
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Terahertz dance of amino acids

RUB chemists explain the fingerprint of dissolved glycine in the Terahertz range - Combination of molecular-dynamics simulations and spectroscopy is key to success. The team led by Prof Dr Martina Havenith-Newen and Prof Dr Dominik Marx published their report in the “Journal of the American Chemical Society” (JACS).

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18
Feb 2014
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Feste Flüssigkeiten

Chemiker entwickeln neuartige Funktionsmaterialien für die Wärmespeicherung - Kooperation von Forschern aus Bochum und Cambridge. Das Team um Prof. Dr. Roland A. Fischer berichtet darüber in der Zeitschrift „Advanced Functional Materials“.

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20
Nov 2013
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Bio-based solar cell

RUB researchers generate electricity rather than biomass with photosynthetic proteins - Efficient integration of photosystems 1 and 2 into photovoltaic cell. The team headed by Prof Dr Wolfgang Schuhmann from the Department of Analytical Chemistry and Center for Electrochemical Sciences (CES) and Prof Dr Matthias Rögner from the Department of Plant Biochemistry, published a report in the journal...

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24
Sep 2013
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New theory for analysing interacting nuclear spins in solvents

Detection of long-range effects changes interpretation of NMR spectra - Early success for the RUB’s excellence cluster RESOLV. This topic is featured in the cover story of the renowned journal “Angewandte Chemie”.

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17
Jun 2013
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Sometimes less is more

RUB researchers unmask Janus-faced nature of mechanical forces with the Jülich supercomputer - Nature Chemistry: reaction speed does not always increase in proportion to the applied force

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07
May 2013
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How much a single cell breathes

Scanning electrochemical microscopy decisively optimised - RUB researchers measure oxygen consumption of individual cells. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann and coworkers report in the “International Edition” of the journal “Angewandte Chemie”.

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14
Mar 2013
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Chemical chameleon tamed

RUB researchers give floppy molecule a structure through solvent effects - Computer simulations show: protonated methane is tamed by microsolvation. Prof. Dominik Marx and coworkers report in the journal “Physical Review Letters”.

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22
Feb 2013
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Tiny Tweezers and their big influence on bustling proteins

Scientists investigate molecular “clothespins” - Elsa Sanchez Garcia and researchers from MPI für Kohlenforschung report in the Nature Chemistry magazine.

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21
Feb 2013
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When water speaks - Solvents make catalysts more efficient

RUB researchers analyse interfaces between water and catalyst with computer simulations. Prof. Dominik Marx and coworkers describe the results in the journals “Physical Review Letters” and “Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.”

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