CRC - Se­mi­nar

In the summer term 2020 the SFB seminar will take place as a virtual seminar due to the corona pandemic. 

  • Weekday: Monday
  • Start: 15:15 hrs (maximum until 17:00 hrs)
    The room will be open for introductory talks from 14:45 hrs
  • Location: Zoom Meeting Room (see Mails for ID)
  • Access for SFB-externals: Please ask for login information via sfb1319[at]uni-kassel[dot]de

Win­ter term 2020/21


Dr. Jochen Mikosh

Max-Born-Institute, Berlin

"Structural molecular dynamics studied with intense laser fields and XUV Pulses"

(This talk is a part of Physical Colloquium)


Dr. Daqing Wang
AG Singer
University of Kassel

Prof. Dr. Mikhail Lemeshko
Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Klosterneuburg, Austria

"Enantiomer superpositions from matter-wave interference of chiral molecules"


"Electrons in chiral molecules: what's the matter with spin-orbit coupling?"






Dr. Markus Ilchen

Experimental Physics IV, Universtity of Kassel

"Dichroic and asymmentric matter interaction with free-electron laser pulses"

(This talk is a part of Physical Colloquium)


Prof. Dr. Kilian Singer

University of Kassel

"Quantum sensing protocol for motionally chiral Rydberg atoms"

Dr. Kilian Fehre
Institute for Nuclear Physics
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University
Frankfurt am Main

(Speaker changed!)
Prof. Dr. Melanie Schnell
AG Schnell
Deutsches Elektronensynchrotron (DESY)

"Enantiosensitive Structure Determination using Photoelectron Scattering on Single Molecules"



"Assessing the performance of rotational spectroscopy in chiral analysis"

14.12.2020Prof. Dr.  Anastasia Borschevsky
The Van Swinderen Institute
for Particle Physics and Gravity
University of Groningen
"Molecules as probes for physics beyond the Standard Model"

Prof. Dr. Niels Hendriksen
Department of Chemistry
Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby


Dr. Tim Schäfer
Department of
Dynamics at Surfaces
MPI Göttingen

"Chirality Detection of Surface Reaction Products using Photoelectron Circular Dichroism"

Sum­mer Term 2020

13.07.2020Konstantin Gaul 
AG Berger // University of Marburg

Dr. Stefan Buhmann
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Junior Fellow / DFG Emmy Noether Fellow

"Towards Detection of Dark Matter and Lorentz Invariance Violation with Chiral Molecules"


“Photon-mediated interactions”


Dr. Markus Ilchen

Group leader of a
Peter Paul Ewald Group 
associated to the 
AG Ehresmann

"Exploring ultrafast dynamics in chiral molecules with free-electron lasers"

Prof. Dr. Rita Wodzinski &
Prof. Dr. David Di Fuccia

Leaders of the groups
Physical education &
Chemical education
University Kassel 

"Transferring SFB ELCH activities to foster the understanding of science in schools"

Prof. Dr. Kilian Singer

AG Singer
University of Kassel

"Bottom up nano scale quantumtechnologies"

Dr. Denis Kargin

AG Pietschnig
University of Kassel

"Handling of chemical substances"

Win­ter term 2019/2020


Prof. Shannon Whitlock

University of Straßburg

"Quantum and classical dynamics of driven-dissipative Rydberg gases"

Prof. Dr. Peter Schreiner

Institute for Organic Chemistry, Justus Liebig University of Gießen


"Selected topics on the stereochemistry of hydrocarbons"                                                                


Prof. Dr. Hans Jakob Wörner

Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich

"Probing chiral dynamics on femtosecond and attosecond time scales"

Dr. Markus Kitzler

Senior Scientist
Photonics Institute, TU Wien

"Measurement and control of molecular dynamics with strong laser fields"


Dr. Andrés Ordóñez

Strong Field Theory Group
Max-Born-Institute, Berlin

"Chiral measurements in the electric-dipole approximation"

Dr. Monika Leibscher

University of Kassel
SFB-Projekt C3/Koch

"Enantio-selective excitation of rotational states: on M-degeneracy and contollability of chiral system"

Workshop in Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Wybren Jan Buma (CANCELLED due to illness)

Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
University of Amsterdam

"Vibrational Circular Dichroism: fingerprinting molecular chirality and structure"

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Boesl

Chemistry Faculty, Technical University of München

"Enantio-sensitive laser spectroscopy & mass spectrometry"

Dr. Christian Merten

Research Group Leader with Heisenberg Fellowship, 
Organic Chemistry II, Ruhr-University Bochum

"Vibrational CD spectroscopy in cryogenic
environments: Fundamental aspects and applications in photochemistry"

Prof. Dr. Klaus Blaum

Max-Planck-Insitute for Nuclear Physics, University of Heidelberg

"Physics with Penning traps towards the precision limit"

Prof. Dr. Keiichi Tanaka

Kyushi University, Japan

currently SFB-guest scientist @ AG Giesen

"Proton Tunneling and Nuclear Spin Conversion of Molecules"

Prof. Kiyoshi Ueda

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University, Japan

SFB Special Seminar - Room HS298 / Start: 15:15
"Ultrafast electronic and structural dynamics study by x-ray free electron lasers"

Sum­mer term 2019


Prof. Vladimiro Mujica

School of Molecular Sciences        Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ/USA

SFB Special Seminar - Room: HS100 / Start: 15:15

"Enhanced magnetoresistance in chiral molecular junctions"


Dr. Andreas Hans

Nano and Molecular Systems (NANOMO) Research Unit,
University of Oulu,

SFB Special Seminar - Room: HS298 / Start: 16:15
"Microsolvated chiral molecules - impact of the environment on molecular photophysics and symmetry"

Prof. Dr. Vitanov

University Sofia
Faculty of Physics

"Efficient detection and separation of chiral molecules with 'shortcuts to adiabaticity' and composite techniques"

Workshop in Marburg: 
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kuhl,

Université de Nice
Sophia Antipolis

Title (Monday.): "Computation of Molecular Chirality Signatures in the Electron Cloud"
Title (Tuesday): "Experimental microwave emulation of molecular spectra and transport through molecules based on the Hückel model"


Dr. Andrey Yachmenev

Centre for Free Electron Laser Science, Hamburg


"Creating, imaging, and controlling chiral molecules with electric fields"



Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling

Metalorganic Chemistry
University of Kassel

"Planar chirality in ferrocene chemistry"


Dr. Samuel Dawkins /
Dr. Daqing Wang

Experimental Physics I
University of Kassel

"Recognition and Conversion of a Single Cold Chiral Molecule (Proposal)" - Dr. Dawkins

"Examine Chirality using Light Forces and Matter-Wave Interference: a Proposal" - Dr. Wang


Dr. Gustavo Garcia
DESIRS Beamline Scientist Synchrotron Soleil, Frankreich

"Recent physical and analytical insights on photoelectron circular dichroism at DESIRS"


Dr. Caterina Vozzi

CNR-IFN, Institut for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Milano

"Femtosecond chiral dynamics probed by core level spectroscopy"


Prof. Dr. Holger Lyre

University of Magdeburg

"Handedness and the metaphysics of space: mirror symmetry, incongruent counterparts and parity violation"


Dr. Stefan Buhmann

University of Freiburg

"Macroscopic quantum electrodynamics with chiral molecules: From discriminatory dispersion forces and energy transfer to photonic Bose–Einstein condensates"


Sum­mer term 2018




Dr. Jörg Götte

School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Glasgow


"Chiral optical potentials, forces and shifts"



5 pm

Phys. Colloquium

Dr. Thomas Berghöfer, GENERA Project, 

DESY Hamburg

"Gender equality in Physics: Field Report of the European funded GENERA Project"



(3-5 pm)

Prof. Dr. Martin Quack

Physical Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich

"The mirror symmetry of space and molecular chirality: From symmetry violations in physics to stereochemistry and biological evolution"


Prof. Dr. Stefanie Gräfe

Institute for Physical Chemistry,
Abbe Center for Photonics, Jena

"Strong-field ionization of 2D molecular model systems by circularly polarized laser fields"

Kilian Fehre

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

"Chiral signals from achiral molecules"