Mohamed Ghobara presents our collaborative research on the light modulation by a small penate diatom in a talk at the IEEE photonics conference 2021.
Louisa Reissig presents our collaborative research on periodicities and their imperfections in diatoms in a talk at the online international diatom symposium 2021 IDS2021.
Martina Gilic presents our preliminary results surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy using diatom frustules at the Photonica 2021.
Mohamed Ghobara presents our collaborative research results on the light modulation by a small pennate diatom at the Molecular life of Diatoms conference.
Virtual "group outing" to see each other after a long time, and work on methods to recharge our batteries and activate the resources existent in ourselfes to make the next steps. Thanks to Oliver Watzal for sharing expertise and materials on how to get through difficult times.
Louisa Reissig takes part in the Wrap-Up event presenting the results obtained in AG23 (Strategie Prozess Studium und Lehre 2030) about the importance of Präsenzlehre in the academic education in future years, and how the Präsenztime can be optimised to suit both students and lecturers.
AG Reissig takes part at the Info-Event for Bachelor and Master students.
Our patent application on our multipixel devices got published WP2021032507-A1.
Our study into the periodicities and symmetries found in diatom pore arrays got accepted for publication in the book: Diatoms: Biology and Applications.
Louisa Reissig and Martina Gilic take part in the event Strategie Prozess Studium und Lehre 2030. We are engaged in the AG: Qualität der Präsenzlehre in Zeiten der Digitalisierung. An important topic in current times.
Our review bookchapter on the similarity and applications of mesoporous diatoms and mesoporous silica microparticles got accepted for publication in the book: Diatoms: Biology and Applications.
AG Reissig welcomes Dr. Martina Gilic as a new postdoc, supporting the DFG project on the use of diatoms as building-blocks in opto-electronic devices.
We obtained an extension grant from the Berlin Quality and Innovationinitiative 2016-2020 for the validation of commercially usuable research results, to support the development of a prototyp differential image sensor.
AG-Reissig welcomes 2 new bachelor students. Sabrina Mertins will be contributing to the E-learning project for "physics for non-physicist", by developing a concept of explaining physics using research results from studies about whales. Tim Brandes will be continuing our nummerical study on the image output of differential image sensors.
AG-Reissig and Prof. Seema Sharma (Patliputra University, India) thank the DFG for awarding us with a Grant for the iniciation of an international collaboration on: Exploring the potential of ferroelectric materials in organic photodetectors. Reciprocal visits of both group leaders are planned to exchange knowledge and conduct a number of experiments.
Launch of the alpha-version of the "online support material for the lecture course physics for non-physicist" on the platform tet.folio (https://tetfolio.fu-berlin.de/tet/1181211), with video lectures (cooperation with CEDIS), online tests and interactive tutorial questions and a selection of interactive online experiments or video experiments provided by AG Didaktik für Physik and AG Vorlesung. Interested people can register and email their user name to firstname.lastname@example.org. Access is currently given to students of the lecture course phyiscs for non-physicists, as well as enthusiastic school students, to support their education in physics (not only during Corona times). (A section of the introductory video lecture can also be seen here: Schnuppervorlesung)
Dr Dejan Maletić (Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia) visited AG Reissig and gave a presentation on "Atmospheric hellium plasma jet for bacteria sterilization".
New Year Party of AG Reissig, to welcome the students working on the e-learning project (Lena Kuhlmann, Christian Zachau, Jonathan Scherlitzki).
Our application for funding to develop "flexible online supporting materials for the lecture course physics for non-physicists" has been approved by the e-learning Förderprogram of the Freie University. More information is available in the Teaching tab of our homepage.
Our collaborative research on the sensitisation of MoS2 using excited-state charge transfer for opto-electronic applications with Dr. Sylke Blumstengel (HU Berlin, Germany) and Prof. List-Kratochvil (HU Berlin, Germany) got accepted for publication in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
AG Reissig welcomes Martina Gilic (Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia) for her 3 month stay in our group to deepen scientific collaboration.
Prof. Hisao Ishii (Chiba University, Japan) visits AG Reissig to discuss the interpretation of i.a. Fermi levels in proteins.
Groupouting together with our Indian visitors.
Prof. Seema Sharma (Patliputra University, India) gave a talk in the frame of the Physics Colloquia on Smart Material Based Systems (SMBS) for functional devices.
Our collaborative research on the sensitisation of MoS2 for opto-electronic applications with Dr. Simon Dalgleish and Prof. List-Kratochvil (HU Berlin, Germany) and Prof. Awaga (Nagoya University, Japan) got accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
Our collaborator Dr. Martina Gilic (Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia) was awarded a fellowship from the DAAD for a 3 months research stay in our group. We are looking forward to welcome her in Berlin in January.
Louisa Reissig went for a research visit to the institute of Physics (Belgrade, Serbia).
We obtained a grant from the Berlin Quality and Innovationinitiative 2016-2020 for the validation of commercially usuable research results, to support the project into "optimization strategies into differential image processing".
Our PhD student Arpana Singh participated at the European Conference on optical communication ECOC2019 in Dublin, Ireland.
Our Bachelor student Thea Lindner, succesfully graduated with her Bachelor thesis on Photodetectors using BR films.
Mohamed Ghobara was awarded the poster prize from the European Physical Society for the best Poster at Photonica2019.
Kick-off meeting for the collaboration on novel inorganic differential photodetectors with Martina Gilic from the Institute of Physics Belgrade (Serbia).
AG Reissig attended PHOTONICA2019, with 2 posters by Arpana Singh and Mohamed Ghobara as well as presentation by Louisa Reissig and Po-Chuan Chan.
Our work into differential multipixel devices resulted in a patent application field to the European Patent office. First results were presented at PHOTONICA2019 by Arpana Singh.
Prof. Seema Sharma, Magadh University (India) visits our research group to discuss future collaboration.
Louisa Reissig thanks Prof. Jacobs at the University of Saarland for the kind invitation to give a seminar in the frame of the SFB1027.
The school student Amelie Nazare joins AG Reissig for a 3 weeks school internship. She will assist on various projects including the experimental characterisation of photoacids.
AG-Reissig thanks the DFG for awarding us with a Grant for the coming 3 years for the proposed project: Diatom frustules as nature-designed building blocks for photonic applications.
AG-Reissig welcomes Uzma Naz, who will join our group for 1 year for her Master project on differential image processing.
Our collaborative work with the group of Prof. Awaga (Nagoya University) on the fundamental properties governing the speed in MISIM photodetectors has been published in PCCP.
AG Reissig celebrates the beginning of the New Year.
Louisa Reissig was invited to join the meeting in St. Petersburgh (Russia) in the frame of the 50 anniversary event of the German-Russian Interdisciplinary Science Centers. Our research on biomimetic photodetectors was presented in a follow up meeting in Berlin, with the scope of extending collaboration.
Our paper on the MISIM photodetector architecture for organic semiconductors has been published in Scientific Reports. This paper describes a novel photodetector in which the photocurrent signal is purely the result of active layer polarization.
Ghobara's collaborative paper on the use of diatomite for the removal of the dye malachite green from water through photodegradation got accepted for publication in the journal (Elsevier): Separation and Purification Technology. Congratulations.
Our collaborative bookchapter on diatom photonics and photobiology got accepted for publication in the series: Diatoms Fundamentals and Applications (Wiley), as did Ghobara's sole review on Diatomite and its applications.
Group outing of AG-Reissig.
6th Juli 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes Prof. Kunio Awaga (Nagoya University, Japan) for a short stay and for his talk in the departments Physics Colloquium with the title: "Physics and Chemistry of Molecule-Based Mimics of Carbon Allotropes."
1st July 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes Mohamed Ghobara again in our group, this time as a new PhD student, investigating the potential of diatom frustules as photonic elements in opto-electronic devices.
AG Reissig experiences the joy of working with a Helium Production Line in the building.
1st June 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes Prof. Yuki Sudo (Okayama University, Japan) for a short stay and for his talk in the departments Physics Colloquium with the title: "Microbial rhodopsins: Rich functional diversity and great potential for optical control of biological activity."
28th May 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes Dr. Martina Gilić (Institute of Physics, Serbia) for a short stay and for her talk with the title: "Optical and structural characterization of Se-CuSe2 thin films"
7th May 2018:
Marie Kurihara, a PhD student from Okayama University (Japan) joins AG Reissig for a 4 weeks research stay. She will be investigating her novel microbial rhodopsins with our photocurrent techniques, as well as collaborate with Ken Ataka in AG Heberle on the structural analysis using modern FTIR spectroscopic techniques.
9th April 2018:
The school student Amelie Nazare joins AG Reissig for a 4 weeks school internship in order to experience how life as a scientist in akademia is. She will be studying the dissolution of detergents and enjoy the observation of myelin figures.
1st March 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes "Viktor" Po-Chuan Chan, our new PhD student, working on Protein Photodetectors.
2nd February 2018:
AG Reissig welcomes Mr. Anton Diker and Mr. Sanket Dhume from the ESCP Europe in the frame of the BERLIN INNO BRIDGE program for a 6 weeks project in our group. They are going to look at how to move our work on photodetectors from fundamental research to real technology.
22th January 2018:
Our collaborative study on the templating of SnNPc and VONPc thin films and its effect on transient photocurrent performance got accepted for publication in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C.
1st December 2017:
AG Reissig welcomes Prof. Vernita Gordon (UT Austin, US) for a short stay and for her talk in the departments Physics Colloquium with the title: Why bacteria care about things you learned in your classical mechanics class.
6th November 2017:
AG Reissig welcomes Mr. Mohamed Ghobara, a visiting researcher from the Egypt Nanotechnology Center at Cairo University (Egypt), for his 3 month research stay. He will be working on the implementation of diatoms into opto-electronic devices.
17th October 2017:
AG Reissig welcomes 2 new Bachelorstudents. Good luck with their projects on Protein Photodetectors and the Impedance of Photoacids.
1st August 2017:
AG Reissig welcomes Arpana Singh, our new PhD student, studying Biomimetic Optoelectronic Devices.
25th April 2017:
Official start of AG Reissig at Freie Universität, Berlin. Thanks to the university for this great opportunity and to the many people who have helped me to get to this point, and to those who have made this latest transition as smooth as possible.