CRC - Sem­inar

The SFB seminar takes place as follows:

  •     Weekday: Mondays
  •     Start: 3:15pm (until 5:00 pm at the latest)
  •     Venue: Lecture hall 100 (Heinrich-Plett-Straße 40, 34132 Kassel)

Sum­mer Term 2019


Dr. Stefan Buhmann

Universität Freiburg

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

Prof. Dr. Holger Lyre

Universität Magdeburg

"Handedness and the metaphysics of space: mirror symmetry, incongruent counterparts and parity violation" ("Metaphysik im "Handumdrehen": Spiegelsymmetrie, inkongruente Gegenstücke und Paritätsverletzung")

Dr. Caterina Vozzi

CNR-IFN, Institut for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Milano

"Femtosecond chiral dynamics probed by core level spectroscopy"
20.05.2019Dr. Gustavo Garcia
DESIRS Beamline Scientist Synchrotron Soleil, Frankreich

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


Dr. Samuel Dawkins /
Dr. Daqing Wang

Experimental Physics I

Universität 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


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Siemeling

Organometallic Chemistry

Universität Kassel

"Planar chirality in ferrocene chemistry"


Dr. Andrey Yachmenev

Centre for Free Electron Laser Science, Hamburg

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


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"


Prof. Dr. Vitanov

University Sofia
Faculty for Physics

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




Dr. Andreas Hans

Nano and Molecular Systems (NANOMO) Research Unit,

University of Oulu, Finland


SFB Special Seminar - Room: HS289   Time: 16:15

"The environment's impact on atomic and molecular photophysics: from noble gas clusters to microhydrated chiral molecules"


Prof. Vladimiro Mujica

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

SFB Special Seminar - Room: HS100   Time: 15:15

"Enhanced magnetoresistance in chiral molecular junctions"


Winter term 2018/19


Dr. Samuel Beaulieu

Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society / Berlin


"Using Attosecond and Strong-Field Physics Toolbox to Study Photoionization of Chiral Molecules"

Dr. Maria Eugenia Sanz

Department of Chemistry, King’s College / London

"Odorants and Broadband Rotational Spectroscopy: What can we Learn?"

Prof. Jürgen Stohner

Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften

"Small Chiral Molecules: Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Quantum Dynamics"

Prof. Martin Suhm

Institut für Physikalische Chemie

Universität Göttingen

Start 4 pm!!

Robert-Bunsen-Vorlesung 2018 (LINK):

"Chirality recognition between molecules in the gas phase"



Dr. Jason Greenwood

Queen's University of Belfast

"Asymmetric Photoelectron Emission from Chiral Molecules"

Prof. Piero Decleva

Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche

Universita' di Trieste

"Chiral Effects in Molecular Photoionization: Theoretical and Computational Tools"


Forschungseminar ULTRA

Dr. Christian Wiebeler

Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics Research,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"Simulation of Light-Induced Processes: Molecular Materials and Proteins"

Date: 19. December 2018
Time: 15:00 - 16:30
Room: HPS / 1135


Prof. David Patterson

University of California,

Santa Barbara

"Quantum Control of Chiral Molecules"


Dr. Sérgio Domingos
Desy, Hamburg


M.Sc.Alexander Kastner 
Uni Kassel, Baumert Group

SFB-Internal double Feature: 

Title Domingos-Talk:
"The nature of chiral recognition: rotational signatures of the dimer topologies of styrene oxide"

Title Kastner-Talk:
"Photoelectron Circular Dichroism investigated on the Nanosecond Timescale"


Prof. Olga Smirnova

Technische Universität Berlin and Max- Born Institute Berlin

"Locally and globally chiral optical fields for controlling ultrafast chiral dynamics"


Prof. Laurence Barron

University of Glasgow

"Symmetry and Chirality: where Physics Shakes Hands with Chemistry and Biology"

Sum­mer term 2018


Kilian Fehre

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt


"Chiral signals from achiral molecules"

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"



(15-17 Uhr)

Prof. Dr. Martin Quack

Physikalische Chemie, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich

"Die Spiegelsymmetrie des Raumes und die Molekulare Chiralität: Von den Symmetrieverletzungen der Physik zur Stereochemie und zur Biologischen Evolution"



17 Uhr

Phys. Kolloquium

Dr. Thomas Berghöfer, GENERA Project, 

DESY Hamburg

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



Dr. Jörg Götte

School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Glasgow

"Chiral optical potentials, forces and shifts"