Publications of Klaus Möbius

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016


  1. K. Möbius, A. Savitsky, W. Lubitz, M. Plato
    Möbius–Hückel Topology Switching in Expanded Porphyrins: EPR, ENDOR, and DFT Studies of Doublet and Triplet Open-Shell Systems
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 47 (2016) 757-780
  2. M. Malferrari, A. Savitsky, M. D. Mamedov, G. E. Milanovsky, W. Lubitz, K. Möbius, A. Yu. Semenov, G. Venturoli
    Trehalose matrix effects on charge-recombination kinetics in Photosystem I of oxygenic photosynthesis at different dehydration levels
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1857 (2016) 1440-1454
  3. I. Shelaev, M. Gorka, A. Savitsky, V. Kurashov, M. Mamedov, F. Gostev, K. Möbius, V. Nadtochenko, J. Golbeck, A. Semenov
    Effect of dehydrated trehalose matrix on the kinetics of forward electron transfer reactions in Photosystem I
    Z. Phys. Chem. (2016) in press
  4. Monograph: K. Möbius, G. Giacometti
    Life on Earth through Photosynthesis – Dialogues concerning essential discoveries and the people behind them
    Bononia University Press, Bologna, pp. 1-280, March 2016


  1. K. Möbius, M. Plato, G. Klihm, C. Laurich, A. Savitsky, W. Lubitz, B. Szyszko, M. Stępień, L. Latos-Grażyński
    Möbius–Hückel topology switching in an expanded porphyrin cation radical as studied by EPR and ENDOR spectroscopy
    Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics 17 (2015) 6644-6652
  2. K. Möbius, A. Savitsky, A. Nalepa, M. Malferrari, F. Francia, W. Lubitz, G. Venturoli
    The Magic of Disaccharide Glass Matrices for Protein Function as Decoded by High-Field EPR and FTIR Spectroscopy
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 46 (2015) 435-464
  3. L. Berliner, W. Lubitz, K. Möbius, H. Ohta
    After MR-70 in Kazan: Reflections of Four IES Presidents about the Future of EPR
    EPR Newsletter 24 (2015) 14-16
  4. B. M. Hoffman, K. Möbius
    Tribute to Wolfgang Lubitz
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119 (2015) 13475-13477
  5. K. Möbius, W. Lubitz
    In memoriam Harry Kurreck (1932–2015)
    EPR Newsletter 25 (2015) 32-35
  6. K. Möbius
    From Science and Ethics to Resolution Revolution in Optical Microscopy, from Atoms to Complexity in Surface Catalysis, from Global Warming to Science Education
    EPR Newsletter 25 (2015) 22-27


  1. P. Gast, R. T. L. Herbonnet, J. Klare, A. Nalepa, C. Rickert, D. Stellinga, L. Urban, K. Möbius, A. Savitsky, H.-J. Steinhoff, E. J. J. Groenen
    Hydrogen bonding of nitroxide spin labels in membrane proteins
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 (2014) 15910-15916
  2. M. Malferrari, A. Nalepa, G. Venturoli, F. Francia, W. Lubitz, K. Möbius, A. Savitsky
    Structural and dynamical characteristics of trehalose and sucrose matrices at different hydration levels as probed by FTIR and high-field EPR
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 (2014) 9831-9848
  3. A. Nalepa, K. Möbius, W. Lubitz, A. Savitsky
    High-field ELDOR-detected NMR study of a nitroxide radical in disordered solids – Towards characterization of heterogeneity of microenvironments in spin-labeled systems
    Journal of Magnetic Resonance 242 (2014) 203-213
  4. K. Möbius, A. Savitsky
    Gaps and Bridges between Solid-State EPR and NMR – Will they Converge at High Magnetic Fields?
    EPR Newsletter 24 (2014) 5-13


  1. K. Möbius, W. Lubitz, A. Savitsky
    High-field EPR on Membrane Proteins – Crossing the Gap to NMR
    Progr. NMR Spectr. 75 (2013) 1-49
  2. A. Savitsky, J. Niklas, J. H. Golbeck, K. Möbius, W. Lubitz
    Orientation resolving dipolar high-field EPR spectroscopy on disordered solids: II. Structure of spin-correlated radical pairs in Photosystem I
    J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (2013) 11184-11199


  1. S. Mula, A. Savitsky, K. Möbius, W. Lubitz, J. H. Golbeck, M. D. Mamedov, A. Yu. Semenov, A. van der Est
    Incorporation of a high potential quinone reveals that electron transfer in Photosystem I becomes highly asymmetric at low temperature
    Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 11 (2012) 946-956


  1. K. Möbius
    45 Years Devoted to EPR: Another Anniversary of Bruker BioSpin
    EPR Newsletter 20 (2011) 11
  2. A. Savitsky, A. A. Dubinskii, H. Zimmermann, W. Lubitz, K. Möbius
    High-Field Dipolar Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectroscopy of Nitroxide Biradicals for Determining Three-Dimensional Structures of Biomacromolecules in Disordered Solids
    J. Phys. Chem. B 115 (2011) 11950-11963
  3. K. Möbius, W. Lubitz, A. Savitsky
    Photo-induced electron spin polarization in chemical and biological reactions: Probing structure and dynamics of transient intermediates by multifrequency EPR spectroscopy
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 41 (2011) 113-143
  4. S. K. Misra, K. Möbius, A. Savitsky
    Multifrequency EPR on photosynthetic systems
    In: Multifrequency EPR: Theory and Applications, Chapter 22, S. K. Misra, Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, pp. 875-911 (2011)


  1. Bordignon E., Brutlach H., Urban L., Hideg K., Savitsky A., Schnegg A., Gast P., Engelhard M., Groenen E.J.J., Möbius K., Steinhoff H.-J.
    Heterogeneity in the nitroxide micro-environment: polarity and proticity effects in spin labeled proteins studied by multifrequency EPR
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 37, 391-403 (2010)
  2. Savitsky A., Gopta O., Mamedov M., Golbeck J.H., Tikhonov A., Möbius K., Semenov A.
    Alteration of the Axial Met Ligand to Electron Acceptor A0 in Photosystem I: Effect on the Generation of P700•+A1•− Radical Pairs as Studied by W-band Transient EPR
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 37, 85-102 (2010)
  3. Savitsky A., Plato M., Möbius K.
    The temperature dependence of nitroxide spin-label interaction parameters: a high-field EPR study of intramolecular motional contributions
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 37, 415-434 (2010)
  4. Marchanka, A., Savitsky, A., Lubitz, W., Möbius, K., van Gastel, M.
    B-branch electron transfer in the photosynthetic reaction center of a Rhodobacter sphaeroides quadruple mutant. Q- and W-band EPR studies of triplet and radical-pair cofactor states
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114, 14364–14372 (2010)
  5. Savitsky, A., Malferrari, M., Francia, W., Venturoli, G., Möbius, K.
    Bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers in trehalose glasses: Coupling between protein conformational dynamics and electron transfer kinetics as studied by laser-flash and high-field EPR spectroscopies
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114 12729–12743 (2010)
  6. Flores, M., Savitsky, A., Paddock, M.L., Abresch, E.C., Dubinskii, A.A., Okamura, M.Y., Lubitz, W., Möbius, K.
    Electron-Nuclear and Electron-Electron Double Resonance Spectroscopies Show that the Primary Quinone Acceptor QA in Reaction Centers from Photosynthetic Bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides Remains in the Same Orientation Upon Light-Induced Reduction
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114, 16894–16901 (2010)


  1. Möbius, K., Savitsky, A.
    High-Field EPR Spectroscopy on Proteins and their Model Systems: Characterization of Transient Paramagnetic States
    Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, pp. 1-375 (2009)
  2. Bagryanskaya E.G., Polovyanenko D.N., Fedin M.V., Kulik L., Schnegg A., Savitsky A., Möbius K., Coleman A.W., Ananchenko G.S., Ripmeester J.A.
    Multifrequency EPR study of the mobility of nitroxides in solid-state calixarene nanocapsules
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2009) 11, 6700-6707 (2009)
  3. Savitsky A., Möbius K.
    High-field EPR
    Photosynthesis Research (2009) 102, 311-333 (2009)
  4. Bagryanskaya E.G., Bardelang D., Finet J.-P., Karoui H., Lambert S., Marque S.R.A., Möbius K., Polovyanenko D., Rockenbauer A., Savitsky A., Tordo P.
    EPR, NMR, and thermodynamic evidences for nuclar spin-electron spin interactions in the case of 1-phenyl-2-methylpropyl-1,1,-dimethyl-2-nitroxide (TIPNO) appended b-cyclodextrin
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 36, 181-194 (2009)
  5. Feher, G., Lubitz, W., Möbius, K.
    The Reaction Center of Photosynthetic Purple Bacteria: EPR and ENDOR on the Cofactor Radical Ions of the Electron Transport Chain
    In: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Research to Pioneering Applications, K. Salikhov, Ed., AXAS Publishing Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand (2009)
  6. Möbius, K., Savitsky, A.
    EPR at high magnetic fields on radical pairs: From mechanically and photolytically excited molecules to photosynthetic proteins
    In: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Research to Pioneering Applications, K. Salikhov, Ed., AXAS Publishing Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand (2009)
  7. Möbius, K., Savitsky, A.
    EPR at high magnetic fields on radical pairs: Part II: Photolytical generation of radical pairs in biomimetic model complexes
    In: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Research to Pioneering Applications, K. Salikhov, Ed., AXAS Publishing Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand (2009)
  8. Möbius, K., Savitsky, A.
    EPR at high magnetic fields on radical pairs: Part III: Radical pairs in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers
    In: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: From Fundamental Research to Pioneering Applications, K. Salikhov, Ed., AXAS Publishing Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand (2009)
  9. Möbius, K.
    EPR (ESR) Society's 20th Anniversary: 1989 – Recollections and Second Thoughts
    EPR newsletter 19, no. 1-2, 9-10 (2009)


  1. Savitsky, A., Dubinskii, A.A.; Plato, M.; Grishin, Y.A.; Zimmermann, H.; Möbius, K.
    High-field EPR and ESEEM investigation of the nitrogen quadrupole interaction of nitroxide spin labels in disordered solids: Towards differentiation between polarity and proticity matrix effects on protein function
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 112, 9079-9090 (2008)
  2. Polovyanenko, D.N., Bagryanskaya, E.G.; Schnegg, A.; Möbius, K.; Coleman, A.W.; Ananchenko, G.S.; Udachin, K.A.; Ripmeester, J.A.
    Inclusion of 4-methoxy-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-N-oxyl in a calixarene nanocapsule in the solid state
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 10, 5299-5307 (2008)
  3. Flores M., Savitsky A., Abresch E.C., Lubitz W., Möbius, K.
    Structure of Radical Pairs D•+ QA•− in Bacterial Photosynthetic Reaction Centers Cooled to Cryogenic Temperatures in the Dark and under Illumination: A High-Field-EPR/PELDOR Study
    Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun
    Allen J.F.; Gantt, E., Golbeck, J.H., Osmond, B., editors, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 59-64, (2008)
  4. Savitsky, A.; Heinnickel, M.; Khuzeeva, L.; Antonkine, M.L.; Möbius, K.; Golbeck, J.H.
    Characterization of homodimeric type I reaction center cores from Heliobacterium modesticaldum by high-field electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun
    Allen J.F.; Gantt, E., Golbeck, J.H., Osmond, B., editors, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 69-72, (2008)
  5. Okafuji, A.; Schnegg, A.; Schleicher, E.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    G-tensors of the flavin adenine dinucleotide radicals in glucose oxidase: A comparative multifrequency electron paramagnetic resonance and electron-nuclear double resonance study
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 112, 3568-3574 (2008)
  6. Möbius, K.; Goldfarb, D.
    High-field/high-frequency electron paramagnetic resonance involving single- and multiple-transition schemes
    Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis
    Aartsma T.J., Matysik J., editors, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 267-304, (2008)


  1. Flores, M.; Savitsky, A.; Abresch, E.; Lubitz, W.; Möbius, K.
    Structure of radical pairs D•+QA•− in photosynthetic reaction centers cooled to cryogenic temperatures in neutral and charge separated states: A high-field EPR/PELDOR study
    Photosynthesis Research 91, 155-155 (2007)
  2. Kay, C.W.M., Grishin, Y.A.; Weber, S.; Möbius, K.
    An improved TM110 resonator for continuous-wave ENDOR studies at X-band
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 31, 599-609 (2007)
  3. Savitsky, A., Dubinskii, A.A.; Flores, M.; Lubitz, W.; Möbius, K.
    Orientation-resolving pulsed electron dipolar high-field EPR spectroscopy on disordered solids: I. Structure of spin-correlated radical pairs in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111, 6245-6262 (2007)
  4. Huber, M.; Möbius, K.
    George Feher: On the occasion of his 80th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his invention of ENDOR
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 31, 1-3 (2007)
  5. Savitsky, A., Trubitsin, B.V.; Möbius, K.; Semenov, A.Y.; Tikhonov, A.N.
    Photosynthetic electron transport in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp PCC 6803: High-field W-band and X-band EPR study of electron flow through photosystem I
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 31, 231-239 (2007)
  6. Schnegg, A., Dubinskii, A.A.; Fuchs, M.R.; Grishin, Y.A.; Kirilina, E.P.; Lubitz, W.; Plato, M.; Savitsky, A.; Möbius K.
    High-field EPR, ENDOR and ELDOR on bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 31, 59-98 (2007)


  1. Möbius, K.
    High-field EPR on low-symmetry proteins to reveal structure-dynamics-function relations
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Bioenergetics Suppl. S., 78-78 (2006)
  2. Savitsky, A.; Möbius, K.
    Photochemical reactions and photoinduced electron-transfer processes in liquids, frozen solutions, and proteins as studied by multifrequency time-resolved EPR spectroscopy
    Helvetica Chimica Acta 89, 2544-2589 (2006)
  3. Schnegg, A.; Kay, C. W. M.; Schleicher, E.; Hitomi, K.; Todo, T.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    The g-tensor of the flavin cofactor in (6-4) photolyase: a 360 GHz/12.8 T electron paramagnetic resonance study
    Molecular Physics 104, 1627-1633 (2006)
  4. Tarasov, V. F.; Saiful, I. S. M.; Iwasaki, Y.; Ohba, Y.; Savitsky, A.; Möbius, K.; Yamauchi, S.
    Electron spin polarization in an excited triplet-radical pair system. Generation and decay of the state
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 30, 619-636 (2006)
  5. Savitsky, A. N.; Paul, H.; Shushin, A. I.
    Initial radical separation after photolysis of 2,2'-azobis(isobutyronitrile) (AIBN) in solution: Modeling the primary cage effect for polar radicals
    Helvetica Chimica Acta 89, 2533-2543 (2006)
  6. Schnegg, A.; Okafuji, A.; Bacher, A.; Bittl, R.; Fischer, M.; Fuchs, M.R.; Hegemann, P.; Joshi, M.; Kay, C.W.M.; Richter, G.; Schleicher, E.; Weber, S.
    Towards an identification of chemically different flavin radicals by means of their g-tensor
    Applied Magnetic Resonance 30, 345-358 (2006)
  7. Möbius, K.
    ENDOR in Solution – a Look Back upon Exciting Experiments
    EPR Newsletter 16, 18-24 (2006)


  1. Möbius, K.; Savitsky, A.; Schnegg, A.; Plato, M.; Fuhs, M.
    High-field EPR spectroscopy applied to biological systems: characterization of molecular switches for electron and ion transfer
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, 19-42 (2005)
  2. Makarov, T.N.; Savitsky, A.N.; Möbius, K.; Beckert, D.; Paul, H.
    Multifrequency Time-Resolved Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Investigations after Photolysis of Phosphine Oxide Photoinitiators. Dependence of Triplet Mechanism Chemically Induced Dynamic Electron Polarization on Microwave Frequency
    J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 2254-2263 (2005)
  3. Galili, T.; Regev, A.; Berg, A.; Levanon, H.; Schuster, D.I.; Möbius, K.; Savitsky, A.
    Intramolecular Electron and Energy Transfer in an Axial ZnP-Pyridylfullerene Complex as Studied by X- and W band Time-Resolved EPR Spectroscopy
    J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 8451-8458 (2005)
  4. Möbius, K.; Schnegg A.; Plato, M.; Fuchs, M.R.; Savitsky A.
    High-field EPR spectroscopy on transfer proteins in biological action
    Acta Physica Polonica A 108, 215-234 (2005)
  5. Möbius, K.; Savitsky, A.; Wegener, Ch.; Plato, M.; Fuchs, M.; Schnegg, A.; Dubinskii, A.A.; Grigor'ev, I.A.; Kühn, M.; Duché, D.; Zimmermann, H.; Steinhoff H.-J.
    Combining high-field EPR with site-directed spin labeling reveals unique information on proteins in action
    Magn. Reson. Chem. 43, S4-S19 (2005)
  6. Kirilina, E.; Prisner, T.F.; Bennati, M.; Endeward, B.; Dzuba, S.A.; Fuchs, M.R.; Möbius, K.; Schnegg, A.
    Molecular dynamics of nitroxides in glasses as studied by multi-frequency EPR
    Magn. Reson. Chem. 43, S119-S129 (2005)
  7. Hristova, D.; Gatlik, I.; Rist, G.; Dietliker, K.; Wolf, J.-P.; Birbaum, J.-L.; Savitsky, A.; Möbius, K.; Gescheidt, G.
    Addition of Benzoyl Radicals to Butyl Acrylate: Absolute Rate Constants by Time-Resolved EPR
    Maromolecules 38, 7714-7720 (2005)
  8. Szyczewski, A.; Pietrzak, J.; Möbius, K.
    Structure of free radical in ß-irradiated 21-hydroxyprogesterone (deoxycorticosterone) single crystals. ESR/ENDOR and DFT studies
    Acta Physica Polonica A 108, 119-126 (2005)


  1. Möbius, K.; Savitsky, A.; Fuchs, M.
    Primary processes in photosynthesis: What do we learn from high-field EPR spectroscopy?
    in: Very High Frequency (VHF) ESR/EPR, Biological Magnetic Resonance 22, Grinberg, O.; Berliner, L. J. (eds.), Kluwer/Plenum, New York, pp. 45-93 (2004)
  2. Grishin, Yu.A.; Fuchs, M.R.; Schnegg, A.; Dubinskii, A.A.; Dumesh, B.S.; Rusin, F.S.; Bratman, V.L.; Möbius, K.
    Pulsed Orotron – A new microwave source for submillimeter pulse high-field electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Rev.Sci.Instrum. 7, 2926-2936 (2004)
  3. Savitsky, A.; Kühn, M.; Duché, D.; Möbius, K.; Steinhoff, H.-J.
    Spontaneous refolding of the pore-forming Colicin A toxin upon membrane association as studied by X band and W-band high-field EPR spectroscopy
    J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 9541-9548 (2004)


  1. Carmieli, R.; Manikandan, P.; Epel, B.; Kalb (Gilboa), A. J.; Schnegg, A.; Savitsky, A.; Möbius, K.; Goldfarb, D.
    Dynamics in the Mn2+ Binding Site in Single Crystals in Concanavalin A Revealed by High-Field EPR Spectroscopy
    Chem. Phys. 294, 371-384 (2003)
  2. Fuchs, M. R.; Schnegg, A.; Plato, M.; Schulz, C.; Müh, F.; Lubitz, W.; Möbius, K.
    The primary donor cation P+• in photosynthetic reaction centers of site-directed mutants of Rhodobacter sphaeroides: g-tensor shifts revealed by high-field EPR at 360 GHz / 12.8 T
    Chem. Phys. 294, 371-384 (2003)
  3. Kay, C. W. M.; Schleicher, E.; Kuppig, A.; Hofner, H.; Rüdiger, W.; Schleicher, M.; Fischer, M.; Bacher, A.; Weber, S.; Richter, G.
    Blue Light Perception in Plants. Detection and Characterization of a Light-Induced Neutral Flavin Radical in a C450A Mutant of Phototropin
    J. Biol. Chem. 278, 10973-10982 (2003)
  4. Möbius, K.
    Licht und Photosynthese: von den Purpurbakterien zu den grünen Pflanzen.
    Fundiert 4, 84-93 (2003)
  5. Möbius, K.
    Multifrequency EPR and ENDOR on transient radicals and radical pairs in liquid crystals and proteins: Structure and dynamics of cofactors in natural and artificial photosynthesis
    Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 394, 1-17 (2003)
  6. Plato, M.; Krauß, N.; Fromme, P.; Lubitz, W.
    Molecular orbital study of the primary electron donor P700 of photosystem I based on a recent X-ray single crystal structure analysis
    Chem. Phys. 294, 483-499 (2003)


  1. Dubinskii, A. A.; Grishin, Yu. A.; Savitsky, A. N.; Möbius, K.
    Submicrosecond Field-Jump Device for Pulsed High-Field ELDOR
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 22, 369-386 (2002)
  2. Fuchs, M. R.; Schleicher, E.; Schnegg, A.; Kay, C. W. M.; Törring, J. T.; Bittl, R.; Bacher, A.; Richter, G.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    g-Tensor of the Neutral Flavin Radical Cofactor of DNA Photolyase Revealed by 360 GHz Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
    J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 8885-8890 (2002)
  3. Fuhs, M.; Schnegg, A.; Prisner, T.; Köhne, I.; Hanley, J.; Rutherford, A. W.; Möbius K.
    Orientation Selection in Photosynthetic PS I Multilayers: Structural Investigation of the Charge Separated State P+ A1 by High-Field/High-Frequency Time-Resolved EPR at 3.4 T/95 GHz
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenergetics 1556, 81-88 (2002)
  4. Fuhs, M.; Möbius K.
    Pulsed High-Field/High-Frequency EPR Spectroscopy
    in "High Magnetic Fields: Applications in Condensed Matter Physics and Spectroscopy", Lecture Notes in Physics 595
    Berthier, C.; Lévy, L. P.; Martinez, G. (eds.), 476-493, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2002)
  5. Ikoma, T.; Okada, S.; Nakanishi, H.; Akiyama, K.; Tero-Kubota, S.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    A Spin Soliton in a Pi-Conjugated Ladder Polydiacetylene
    Phys. Rev. B 66, 1-014423-9 (2002)
  6. Kay, C. W. M.; Conti, F.; Fuhs, M.; Plato, M.; Weber, S.; Bordignon, E.; Carbonera, D.; Renner, M. W.; Fajer, J.
    Magnetic Resonance Studies and Calculations on the Doublet and Triplet States of Bacteriopurpurin: A Second-Generation Photo-sensitizer for Photodynamic Therapy
    J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 2769-2778 (2002)
  7. Kay, C. W. M.; Kuppig, A.; Schleicher, E.; Bacher, A.; Richter, G.; Weber, S.
    Photochemistry of a C450A Mutant of the LOV2 Domain in Phototropin: Detection of a Light-Induced Neutral Flavin Radical by EPR Spectroscopy
    in: "Flavins and Flavoproteins", Chapman, S.; Perham, R.; Scrutton, N. (eds.), 707-712
    Rudolf-Weber Agency for Scientific Publications, Berlin (2002)
  8. Kay, C. W. M.; Mögling, H.; Schleicher, E.; Hitomi, K.; Möbius, K.; Todo, T.; Bacher, A.; Richter, G.; Weber, S.
    A Comparative Time-Resolved Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Study of the Flavin Cofactor Photoreduction in Escherichia coli Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Photolyase and Xenopus laevis (6-4) Photolyase
    in: "Flavins and Flavoproteins", Chapman, S.; Perham, R.; Scrutton, N. (eds.), 713-718
    Rudolf-Weber Agency for Scientific Publications, Berlin (2002)
  9. Kay, C. W. M.; Weber, S.
    EPR of Radical-Intermediates in Flavoenzymes
    in: "Specialist Periodical Reports: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance" 18,
    Gilbert, B. C.; Davies, M. J.; McLauchlan, K.M. (eds.),
    The Royal Society of Chemistry, London 222-253 (2002)
  10. Plato, M.; Steinhoff, H.-J.; Wegener, C.; Törring, J. T.; Savitsky, A.; Möbius, K.
    Molecular orbital study of polarity and hydrogen bonding effects on the g and hyperfine tensors of site directed NO spin labelled bacteriorhodopsin
    Mol. Phys. 100, 3711-3721 (2002)
  11. Richter, G.; Römisch, W.; Schleicher, E.; Fischer, M.; Bacher, A.; Eisenreich, W.; Salomon, M.; Knieb, E.; Dürr, H.; Rüdiger, W.; Massey, V.; Müller, F.; Weber, S.
    NMR Studies on the Mechanism of the Blue Light Receptor Phototropin from Avena sativa
    in: "Flavins and Flavoproteins",
    Chapman, S.; Perham, R.; Scrutton, N. (eds.)
    Rudolf-Weber Agency for Scientific Publications. Berlin 719-724 (2002)
  12. Schnegg, A.; Fuhs, M.; Rohrer, M.; Lubitz, W.; Prisner, T.; Möbius, K.
    Dynamics of QA- and QB- in Bacterial Reaction Centers Studied by Pulsed W-Band High-Field EPR
    J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 9454-9462 (2002)
  13. Weber, S.; Kay, C. W. M.; Mögling, H.; Möbius, K.; Hitomi, K.; Todo, T.
    Photoactivation of the Flavin Cofactor in Xenopus laevis (6-4) Photolyase: Observation of a Transient Tyrosyl Radical by Time-Resolved Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 99, 1319-1322 (2002)


  1. Conti, F.; Corvaja, C.; Maggini, M.; Scorrano, G.; Ceroni, P.; Paolucci, F.; Roffia, S.
    A Fulleropyrrolidine Binitroxide: Synthesis, EPR and Electrochemical Features.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 3, 3518-3525 (2001)
  2. Conti, F.; Corvaja, C.; Gattazzo, C.; Toffoletti, A.; Bergo, P.; Maggini, M.; Scorrano, G.
    Time-Resolved EPR Investigation of Intramolecular Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Spin-Labeled Fullerene/Ferrocene Dyads.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 3, 3526-3531 (2001)
  3. Fuhs, M.; Prisner, T.; Möbius, K.
    Fourier-transform EPR at High-Field/High-Frequency (3.4 T / 95 GHz) using Broadband Stochastic Microwave Excitation.
    J. Magn. Reson. 149, 67-73 (2001)
  4. Fujisawa, J.-I.; Iwasaki, Y.; Ohba, Y.; Yamauchi, S.; Koga, N.; Karasawa, S.; Fuhs, M.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    Excited Quartet and Doublet States in the Complex of Tetraphenylporphine Zinc (II) and a Nitroxide Radical in Solution: X- and W-Band Time-Resolved EPR Studies
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 21, 483-493 (2001)
  5. Kay, C.W.M.; Gromadecki, U.; Törring, J.T.; Weber, S.
    An investigation of the structure of free-base porphycene by time-resolved electron nuclear double resonance and density functional theory on the photoexcited triplet state.
    Mol. Phys. 99, 1413-1420 (2001)
  6. Osintsev, A.; Popov, A.; Fuhs, M.; Möbius, K.
    Spin dynamics in strongly coupled spin-correlated radical pairs: Stochastic modulation of the exchange interaction and ST- mixing in different magnetic fields.
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 20, 111-135 (2001)
  7. Savitsky, A.N.; Galander, M.; Möbius, K.
    W-band time resolved electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy on transient organic radicals in solution.
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 340, 458-466 (2001)
  8. Weber, S.
    EPR Methods
    in: "Encyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry", 1351-1388 (2001)
    Moore, J. H.; Spencer, N. D. (eds.),
    Institute of Physics, London
  9. Weber, S.; Möbius, K.; Richter, G.; Kay, C.W.M.
    The Electronic Structure of the Flavin Cofactor in DNA Photolyase
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 3790-3798 (2001)
  10. Weber, S.; Richter, G.; Schleicher, E.; Bacher, A.; Möbius, K.; Kay, C.W.M.
    Substrate Binding to DNA Photolyase Studied by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
    Biophysical J. 81, 1195-1204 (2001)
  11. Wegener, C.; Savitsky, A.; Pfeiffer, M.; Möbius, K.; Steinhoff, H.-J.
    High-field EPR detected shifts of magnetic tensor components of spin label side chains reveal protein conformational changes: The proton entrance channel of bacteriorhodopsin.
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 21, 441-452 (2001)


  1. Fuhs, M.; Elger, G.; Osintsev, A.; Popov, A.; Kurreck, H.; Möbius, K.
    Multifrequency time-resolved EPR (9.5 GHz and 95 GHz) on covalently linked porphyrin-quinone model systems for photosynthetic electron transfer: effect of molecular dynamics on electron spin polarization.
    Mol. Phys. 98, 1025-1040 (2000)
  2. Möbius, K.
    Primary processes in photosynthesis: what do we learn from high-field EPR spectroscopy?
    Chem. Soc. Rev. 29, 129-139 (2000)
  3. Savitsky, A.N.; Paul, H.
    Electron spin polarization after photolysis of AIBN in solution: Initial spatial radical separation.
    J. Phys. Chem. A. 104, 9091-9100 (2000)
  4. Savitsky, A.N.; Paul, H.
    Reversed triplet mechanism CIDEP in triplet azoalkanes.
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 319, 403-410 (2000)
  5. Steinhoff, H.-J.; Savitsky, A.; Wegener, C.; Pfeiffer, M.; Plato, M.; Möbius, K.
    High-field EPR studies of the structure and conformational changes of site-directed spin labeled bacteriorhodopsin.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1457, 253-262 (2000)
  6. Weber, S.
    Recent EPR studies on the bacterial photosynthetic reaction centre.
    in: "Electron Paramagnetic Resonance" 17, 43-77 (2000)
    Gilbert, B.C.; Atherton, N.M.; Davies, M.J. (eds.),
    The Royal Chemical Society of Chemistry, Cambridge


  1. Berg, A.; Shuali, Z.; Asano-Someda, H.; Fuhs, M.; Möbius, K.; Wang, R.; Brown, C.
    A first high-field EPR study of photoinduced electron transfer in a base-paired porphyrin-dinitrobenzene supramolecular complex.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 7433-7434 (1999)
  2. Elger, G.; Wiehe, A.; Möbius, K.; Kurreck, H.
    Time-resolved EPR studies of electron transfer in a covalently linked porphyrin-quinone-quinone triad.
    Z. Phys. Chem. 213, 181-189 (1999)
  3. Fuchs, M.R.; Prisner, T.F.; Möbius, K.
    A high-field/high-frequency heterodyne induction-mode electron paramagnetic resonance spectrometer operating at 360 GHz.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 70, 3681-3683 (1999)
  4. Fujisawa, J.; Ishii, K.; Ohba, Y.; Yamauchi, S.; Fuhs, M.; Möbius, K.
    First observation of the excited doublet state of a radical-triplet pair in solution: W-band high-field time-resolved electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy.
    J. Phys. Chem. A. 103, 213-216 (1999)
  5. Kay, C.W.M.; Elger, G.; Möbius, K.
    The photoexcited triplet state of free-base porphycene: a time-resolved EPR and electron spin echo investigation.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 1, 3999-4002 (1999)
  6. Kay, C.W.M.; Feicht, R.; Schulz, K.; Sadewater, P.; Sancar, A.; Bacher, A.; Möbius, K.; Richter, G.; Weber, S.
    EPR, ENDOR, TRIPLE resonance spectroscopy on the neutral flavin radical in Escherichia coli DNA photolyse.
    Biochemistry. 38, 16740-16748 (1999)
  7. Richter, G.; Kay, C.W.M.; Struck, K.; Sadewater, P.; Möbius, K.; Weber, S.
    Radical intermediates in Escherichia coli DNA photolyase: EPR and ENDOR studies.
    in: "Flavins and Flavoproteins"
    Ghisla, S.; Kroneck, P.; Macheroux, P.; Sund, H. (eds.),
    Rudolf-Weber Agency for Scientific Publications, Berlin. 91-94, (1999)


  1. Bloeß, A.; Möbius, K.; Prisner, T.F.
    High-frequency/high-field electron spin echo envelope modulation study of nitrogen hyperfine and quadrupole interactions on a disordered powder sample.
    J. Magn. Reson. 134, 30-35 (1998)
  2. Elger, G.; Fuhs, M.; Müller, P.; von Gersdorff, J.; Wiehe, A.; Kurreck, H.; Möbius, K.
    Time-resolved EPR studies of photoinduced electron transfer reactions
    Mol. Phys. 95, 1309-1323 (1998)
  3. Elger, G.; Törring, J.T.; Möbius, K.
    Novel loop-gap probe head for time-resolved electron paramagnetic resonance at 9.5 GHz.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 69, 3637-3641 (1998)
  4. Endeward, B.; Plato, M.; Will, S.; Vogel, E.; Szyczewski, A.; Möbius, K.
    Liquid-phase EPR, ENDOR and TRIPLE resonance studies on corrole and isocorrole cation radicals.
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 14, 69-80 (1998)
  5. Kay, C.W.M.; Möbius, K.
    A time-resolved electron paramagnetic resonance study of the photoexcited triplet state of free-base porphycene.
    Mol. Phys. 95, 1013-1019 (1998)
  6. Kurreck, H.; Elger, G.; von Gersdorff, J.; Wiehe, A.; Möbius, K.
    EPR studies of photoinduced electron transfer in triad model compounds of photsynthesis.
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 14, 203-215 (1998)
  7. Rohrer, M.; MacMillan, F.; Prisner, T.F.; Gardiner, A.T.; Möbius, K.; Lubitz, W.
    Pulsed ENDOR at 95 GHz on the primary acceptor ubisemiquinone in photosynthetic bacterial reaction centers and related model systems.
    J. Phys. Chem. B. 102, 4648-4657 (1998)
  8. Szyczewski, A.; Endeward, B.; Möbius, K.
    ENDOR study of gamma-irradiated hydrated testostrone orthorhombic single crystals.
    Appl. Radiation & Isotopes. 49, 59-65 (1998)
  9. Weber, S.; Ostafin, A.E., Norris, J.R.
    A sample cell and low-temperature accessory design for fluorescence-mode x-ray absorption spectroscopy of air-sensitive and corrosive compounds.
    Rev. Sci. Instrum., 69, 2127-2129 (1998)
  10. Weis, V.; Möbius, K.; Prisner, T.
    Optically detected electron spin echo envelope modulation on a photoexcited triplet state in zero magnetic field – A comparison between the zero-field and high-field limits.
    J. Magn. Reson. 131, 17-24 (1998)
  11. Keinan, S.; Pinsky, M.; Plato, M.; Edelstein, J.; Avnir, D.
    Quantitative evaluation of the near-C2 symmetry of the bacterial photosynthetic reaction center.
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 298 43-50 (1998)


  1. Doubinskii, A.A.; Lebedev, Y.S.; Möbius, K.;
    ENDOR amplitudes of triplet state molecules: I. Electric-circuit analogy treatment
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 13, 439-457 (1997)
  2. Doubinskii, A.A.; Lebedev, Y.S.; Salikhov, K.M.; Möbius, K.;
    ENDOR amplitudes of triplet state molecules: II. Orientational dependence of the νp frequency line and S-T0 mixing
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 13, 459-471 (1997)
  3. Elger, G.; Mößler, H.; Tian, P.; Johnen, E.; Fuhs, M.; Kurreck, H.; Möbius, K.;
    EPR studies of photoinduced electron transfer reactions in cyclohexylene linked chlorin-quinones
    Nukleonika 42, 293-306 (1997)
  4. van der Est, A.; Prisner, T.F.; Bittl, R.; Fromme, P.; Lubitz, W.; Möbius, K.; Stehlik, D.
    Time-resolved X-, K-, and W-band EPR of the radical pair state P700+A1 of photosystem I in comparison with P865+QA in bacterial reaction centers
    J. Phys. Chem. 101, 1437-1443 (1997)
  5. Fujisawa,J.; Ishii, K.; Ohba, Y.; Yamauchi, S.; Fuhs, M.; Möbius, K.
    X- and W-band time-resolved electron paramagnetic resonance studies on radical-excited triplet pairs between metalloporphyrins and axial-ligating nitroxide radicals
    J. Phys. Chem. A 101, 5869-5876 (1997)
  6. Grishin,Y.; Kay, C.W.M.; Doubinskii, A.A.; Möbius, K.
    A novel loop-gap resonator probehead for EPR and ENDOR at X-band
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 13, 387-392 (1997)
  7. Huber, M.; Doubinskii, A.A.; Kay, C.W.M.; Möbius, K.;
    ENDOR on the triplet state of the primary electron donor in the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides – One step forward in a still unfinished story
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 13, 473-485 (1997)
  8. Kay, C.W.M.; Di Valentin, M.; Möbius, K.;
    Time-resolved EPR and ENDOR study of the photoexcited triplet state of free-base tetraphenylchlorin in a crystalline toluene matrix
    J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 2, 2563-2568 (1997)
  9. Levanon, H.; Möbius, K.
    Advanced EPR spectroscopy on electron transfer processes in photosynthesis and biomimetic model systems
    Annu. Rev. Biophys. Biomolec. Structure 26, 495-540 (1997)
  10. Lubitz, W.; Lendzian, F.; Plato, M.; Scheer, H.; Möbius, K.;
    The Bacteriochlorophyll a Cation Radical Revisited. An ENDOR and TRIPLE Resonance Study
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 13, 531-551 (1997)
  11. Michaeli, S.; Meiklyar, V.; Endeward, B.; Möbius, K.; Levanon, H.;
    Photoinduced Electron Transfer Between C60 and N,N,N',N'-Tetramethylbenzidine (NTMB). Fourier Transform Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Study
    Res. Chem. Intermed. 23, 505-517 (1997)
  12. Möbius, K.;
    ENDOR in liquids
    in: "Foundations of Modern EPR"
    G.R. Eaton, S.S. Eaton, and K.M. Salikhov (eds.),
    557-576, World Scientific, River Edge, NJ (1997)
  13. Salikhov, K.M.; Schlüpmann, J.; Plato, M.; Möbius, K.;
    Calculation of triplet-singlet transition efficiencies controlled by relative rotational diffusion of the two constituents of covalently linked radical pairs
    Chem. Phys. 215, 23-35 (1997)
  14. Stehlik, D.; Möbius, K.;
    New EPR methods for investigating photoprocesses with paramagnetic intermediates
    Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 48, 745-784 (1997)
  15. Törring, J.T.; Un, S.;Knüpling, M.; Plato, M.; Möbius, and K.;
    On the calculation of g tensors of organic radicals
    J. Chem. Phys. 107, 3905-3913 (1997)
  16. Weis, V.; Mittelbach, W.; Claus, J.; Möbius, K.; Prisner, T.F.;
    Probehead with interchangable tunable bridged loop-gap resonator for pulsed zero field optically detected magnetic resonance experiments on photoexcited triplet states
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68, 1980-1985 (1997)


  1. Chemerisov, S.D.; Perekhodtsev, G.D.; Tipikin, D.S.; Lebedev, Y.S.; Prokof'ef, A.I.; Aleksandrov, A.I.; Doubinskii, A.A.; Möbius, K.; Poluektov, O.G.; and Schmidt, J.
    Magnetic properties of metal-quinone high-spin complexes prepared by solid-state mechano-activation and by chemical synthesis in solution
    J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 92, 1959-1968 (1996)
  2. Di Valentin, M.; Kay, C.W.M.; Giacometti, G.; Möbius, K.
    A time-resolved electron nuclear double resonance study of the photoexcited triplet state of P680 in isolated reaction centers of photosystem II
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 248, 434-441 (1996)
  3. Fajer, J.; Barkigia, K.M.; Melamed, D.; Sweet, R.M.; Kurreck, H.; von Gersdorff, J.; Plato, M.; Rohland, H.-C.; Elger, G.; Möbius, K.
    Molecular structures of porphyrin-quinone models for electron transfer
    J. Phys. Chem. 100, 14236-14239 (1996)
  4. Fuchs, M.; von Gersdorff, J.; Dieks, H.; Kurreck, H.; Möbius, K.; Prisner, T. F.
    Transient absorption and time-resolved resonance Raman experiments on covalently linked porphyrin-quinones
    J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 92, 949-955 (1996)
  5. Möbius, K.
    High-field EPR/ENDOR on primary products of photosynthesis in disordered and crystalline media
    Mol. Phys. Rep. 13, 9-20 (1996)
  6. Möbius, K.; Plato, M.
    Structure information on the bacterial primary donor P+, acceptor QA and radical pair P+QA as obtained from high-field EPR/ENDOR and MO studies
    in: "The Reaction Center of Photosynthetic Bacteria – Structure and Dynamics",
    M.E. Michel-Beyerle (ed), 63-80, Springer, Berlin (1996)
  7. Möbius, K.; Prisner, T.F.; Rohrer, M.
    Gepulste Hochfeld-Elektronenspin-Resonanz: Anwendungen in der Photosyntheseforschung
    Physik. Blätter 52, 877-880 (1996)
  8. Rohrer, M.; Gast, P.; Möbius, K.; Prisner, T.F.;
    Anisotropic motion of semiquinones in photosynthetic reaction centers of Rhodobacter sphaeroides R26 and in frozen isopropanol solution as measured by pulsed high-field EPR at 95 GHz
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 259, 523-530 (1996)