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  • Yangian Symmetry in Quantum Gauge Field Theory

    Plefka, Jan, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Our understanding of nature at its deepest level is governed by symmetries. This proposal aims at studying hidden symmetries in quantum field theory going beyond the established space-time symmetries of the Poincare group and its supersymmetric or co ...

  • Workshop Reliable Methods and Mathematical Modeling

    Carstensen, Carsten, Prof. (Numerical Handling of Differential Equations)

    Duration of Project: 07/2017 - 08/2017

    Financer: Privatpersonen
  • Willow Extracts for Plant Protection

    Ulrichs, Christian, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.; Dr. rer. agr. (Urban Plant Ecophysiology)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 11/2018

    Financer: Sonstige Wirtschaftsunternehmen

    Dieses Projekt legt den Fokus auf die Testung der Eignung von Extrakten aus der Rinde von Sa-lix spp. als Pflanzenstärkungs- bzw. Pflanzenschutzmittel. Das Rindenextrakt der salicylatreichen Spezies Salix daphnoides soll bzgl. seines Abwehrpotentials ...

  • West African wild silks techniques: Preserving Marka-Dafing’s heritage of knowledge

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. (Cluster of Excellence 'Matters of Activity')

    Duration of Project: 02/2020 - 07/2022

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    For centuries, Indigenous wild silks have been traded across West Africa and used in Marka-Dafing’s textiles production in the Mouhoun regions of Western Burkina Faso. Over the past twenty years, the precious materials that are used by women for weav ...

  • Water Security for Whom? – Social and Material Perspectives on Inequality around Multipurpose Reservoirs in Colombia

    Krüger, Tobias, Prof. Dr. (Junior Research Groups (IRI THESys))

    Duration of Project: 06/2020 - 05/2024

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)
  • VA: International scientific event: "Symplectic Field Theory VIII", Berlin. August 06-12, 2016

    Mohnke, Klaus, Prof. Dr. (Analysis II)

    Duration of Project: 08/2016 - 08/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Workshop for PhD students and postdocs

  • Using the Sunlight for Biocyatalysis – Development of Photo-Bioelectrode-Structures for Synthesis Isolation, Stabilization, Modification and Assembly of Photosystems and Its Components in Hybrid-Assemblies for Photo-Biocatalysis

    Zouni, Athina, PD Dr. (Honorary Chairs / Professors by Special Appointment / Part-Time Lecturers)

    Duration of Project: 08/2013 - 10/2017

    Financer: BMBF

    The aim of the Tamdem-project is to develop light-activated electrode devices for biocatalytical purposes. Therefore photosystems or components should be combined with electrodes for an efficient photo-electron transfer. By coupling various enzyme sy ...

  • Usage of Solar Energy for the Bioelectrocatalysis – Photobiohybrid Eletrodes for the Light-Driven Synthesis of Valuable Substances (II, SP B)

    Zouni, Athina, PD Dr. (Honorary Chairs / Professors by Special Appointment / Part-Time Lecturers)

    Duration of Project: 02/2018 - 01/2021

    Financer: BMBF

    The aims of the Tandem-project are light-triggered electrodes for efficient energy conversion. In the frame of the prolonged period of work it is planned to increase the efficiency of photobio-electrodes and also to couple them with enzymatic convers ...

  • URBES – Urban biodiversity and ecosystem services

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2012 - 12/2014

    Financer: BMBF

    URBES addresses significant scientific knowledge gaps on the role of urban biodiversity and ecosystem services for human well-being. This is of importance for building the ability of European cities to adapt to climate change and reduce their ecologi ...

  • Urban Tipping Points: Understanding Interaction Between Changing Land Use Patterns, Biodiversity and Economic Consequences To Enhance Liveable Cities (UTiP)

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 05/2018

    Financer: BMBF

    Urban ecosystems and related ecosystem services (e.g. climate regulation, recreation experiences, habitats for species) and biodiversity provide an important basis for the sustainable development of cities. They are an essential component for human w ...

  • Urban rainwater harvesting from niche to mainstream: challenges and opportunities for planning

    van der Linden, Sebastian, Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2016 - 12/2017

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber
  • Urban Climate Under Change [UC]2, second phase

    Schubert, Sebastian, Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: BMBF

    During the second phase of the research programme "Urban Climate Under Change" [UC]2 it is the goal to further develop the new urban climate model PALM-4U (developed in the first phase) into a product that meets the needs of municipalities and other ...

  • Urban Climate in Transition, Module B (Evaluation of Urban Climate Models, 3DO) – SP 02: Urban Mobile Measurement Systems and GIS-Integration (URBMOBI-GIS)

    Schneider, Christoph, Prof. Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 06/2016 - 12/2019

    Financer: BMBF

    The Research Programme „Urban Climate under Change“ intends to develop an innovative urban climate model that is able to simulate micro-scale atmospheric processes for entire cities like Stuttgart or Berlin using grid spacings that resolve buildings, ...

  • Upgrade of the ATLAS silicon stripe detector for the extension of the HL LHC

    Lacker, Heiko, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Physics / Elementary Particles Physics II)

    Duration of Project: 07/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: BMBF
    R&D work for the construction of 500 detector modules in one endcap of the silicon strip detector of the future ATLAS detector for the high-luminosity LHC. In particular: characterization of Hamamatsu sensors, development of tools to build
    modules o ...
  • Untersuchungen von Adsorptions- und Desorptionsprozessen auf beta-Ga2O3- und In2O3-Oberflächen mittels Struktur- und thermoelektrischen Analysen -Projekteil II

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
  • Untersuchung der Grenzflächen von Baytronschichten

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 01/2006 - 12/2009

    Financer: BMBF

    Austrittsarbeit und Grenzschicht-Dipol:

    Die Höhe der Lochinjektionsbarriere (HIB) an Grenzschichten zwischen Elektrodenmaterialien und Lochinjektionsmaterialien wird durch die Austrittsarbeit der Elektrode und die Größe des Grenzschichtdipo ...

  • Understanding the Role of Material Stock Patterns for the Transformation to a Sustainable Society - MAT_STOCKS

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 02/2023

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Material stocks such as buildings, infrastructures and machinery, in combination with biophysical resource flows (materials and energy), deliver services to society. Material stocks are of crucial importance for sustainability due to their eminent so ...

  • Understanding and Improving Traffic with Unknown Demands

    Klimm, Max, Prof. Dr. (Quantitative Business)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: Einstein Stiftung Berlin
  • Tuning the Electronic Structure of Organic/Metal Contacts via Additive Interfacial Segregation

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 01/2015 - 12/2017

    Financer: German Israel Foundation
    All organic-based devices, i.e., "organic electronics", require good electrical contacts between the
    organic semiconductor and an electrode, most commonly a metal. It has been established early-on
    that the nature of the metal/organic electrical c ...
  • Trees as Indicators of the Urban Heat Island

    Schneider, Christoph, Prof. Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 10/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project ‚Bäume als Indikatoren für die urbane Wärmeinsel (BIWi)‘ (= ‚Trees as Indicators of the Urban Heat Island') comprises a pilot study for generating and analysing chronologies of different tree ring parameters (tree-ring width, pointer year ...

  • Top-quark physics at colliders

    Uwer, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Theoretical Physics / Phenomenology of Elementary Particles beyond the Standard Model)

    Duration of Project: 01/2009 - 12/2014

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    The top-quark, the heaviest known elementary particle, is an excellent probe of the fundamental interactions at (sub)attometer distances. Theoretical investigations of the production and decay of these quarks are essential for the analysis of the cor ...

  • Topoclimatic forcing and non-linear dynamics in the climate change adaption of glaciers in High Asia

    Loibl, David, Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Glaciers in High Asia, a substantial resource of water supply for more than a billion people, are known to react highly heterogeneous to climate change. However, spatial patterns, forcing mechanisms, and sensitivities underlying this heterogeneity ar ...

  • Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 03/2015 - 03/2017

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Quality and quantity of current high-resolution optical Earth observation data is unprecedented and provides an opportunity to advance remote sensing-based land systems analyses. However, cloud coverage and a lack of gridded higher-level products sti ...

  • the KNOWledge politics of experimentING with smart urbanism

    Moss, Timothy, Dr. (Director / Office)

    Duration of Project: 05/2017 - 09/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of the proposed research project is to develop theoretical and empicial understanding of how smart urbanism experiment are re-shaping urban knowledge politics in European citires. The project proposes a symmetrical analysis of formal, corpora ...

  • Template Directed Synthesis of Complex Monomer Sequences in Chain-Growth Polymerizations

    Börner, Hans, Prof. Dr. (Organic Synthesis of Functional Systems)

    Duration of Project: 02/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Nature obtains highly complex and functional structures by exerting an extremely high degree of control over the monomer sequence in biopolymers. This projects aims to develop a method by which more control can be exerted over the monomer sequence of ...

  • Taking snapshots of photosynthetic water oxidation: simultaneous X-ray spectroscopy and crystallography

    Zouni, Athina, Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2013 - 10/2016

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    The objective of this project is to study the overall protein structure and dynamics, as well as the chemical structure and dynamics of the oxygen-evolving complex (OEC) of the Photosystem II membrane bound protein, that catalyses the light-driven wa ...

  • Syzygien and Moduli

    Farkas, Gavril, Prof. Dr. (Algebraic Geometry I)

    Duration of Project: 05/2018 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The salient feature characterizing all the projects of the proposal is a variational approach to syzygies. There are two major sets of goals : On one side, find an answer to some of the outstanding questions on syzygies of algebraic curves: The Prym- ...

  • Synthesis of Functional Organic Nanotubes As Building Blocks for Bottom-Up Nanofabrication

    Hecht, Stefan, Prof. (Organic Chemistry and Functional Materials)

    Duration of Project: 10/2006 - 06/2007

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    In order to provide a chemical contribution to the multidisciplinary nanoscience effort, a synthetic approach has been developed to generate key building blocks for the bottom-up approach to device miniaturization. On the basis of helically folding p ...

  • Superdiversity in the ageing city? The convergence of increasing multiethnicity and an ageing population.

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Applied GIScience)

    Duration of Project: 03/2017 - 02/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    European societies are increasingly both ageing and diverse societies. Through processes of immigration and demographic change, the population composition will modify fundamentally in the next decades. Especially metropolitan areas are the geographic ...

  • Superdiversity in the ageing city? The convergence of increasing multiethnicity and an ageing population

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 03/2017 - 02/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    European societies are increasingly both ageing and diverse societies. Through processes of in-migration and demographic change, the population composition will modify fundamentally in the next decades. Especially metropolitan areas are the geographi ...

  • Summer School "Stochastic Analysis, Financial and Insurance Mathematics (SAFIM)"

    Imkeller, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Applied Theory of Probability)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 03/2019

    Financer: Volkswagen-Stiftung (VW)

    The summer school intends to introduce African students and young researchers with modern methods of stochastic analysis, in particular concepts of "microfinance" and extrem value theory.

  • structural and thermoelectric characterization of individual single-crystalline nanowires

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 11/2012 - 12/2015

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The focus of this cluster project in the DFG priority programme SPP1386 "Nanostructured thermoelectrics" is the measurement of the thermoelectric properties of individual nanowires, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity and Seebeck coefficien ...

  • SPP 1666: Magnetically oped topological insulators. Surfaces states, Dimensionality and Defect Effects

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 08/2013 - 07/2018

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
  • SPP 1489: Syzygies, Hurwitz Spaces and Ulrich Sheaves

    Farkas, Gavril, Prof. Dr. (Algebraic Geometry I)

    Duration of Project: 08/2013 - 09/2017

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    Combination of methods in algebra, geometry and number theory. The Hurwitz space is the parameter space of degree k ramified coverings of the projective line by smooth curves of genus g. Via the Riemann existence theorem, every curve of genus g appea ...

  • SPP1386: Structural and thermoelectric characterization of individual single-crystalline nanowires (I)

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 05/2011 - 04/2012

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The focus of this cluster project in the DFG priority programme SPP1386 "Nanostructured thermoelectrics" is the measurement of the thermoelectric properties of individual nanowires, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity and Seebeck coefficien ...

  • SPP 1386: Controlled thermoelectric properties of low-dimensional charge carrier systems in semiconductor heterostructures (II)

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 11/2012 - 07/2016

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The focus of this cluster project in the DFG priority programme SPP1386 "Nanostructured thermoelectrics" is the thermoelectric properties of low-dimensional charge-carrier sysequences of thermal gradients on coherent electron traThe focus of this clu ...

  • SPP1355:Electronic properties of interfaces with conjugated polymers III

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 08/2012 - 07/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
    The project focuses on polymer interfaces that are of direct relevance for organic photovoltaic
    cells (OPVCs), their function and efficiency. Our goal is to provide a complete understanding
    of the energy levels at all interfaces that occur in polym ...
  • SPP1355:Charge separation at nanostructured molecular donor-acceptor interfaces III

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 08/2012 - 06/2015

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
    Organic donor and acceptor molecules represent an important class of materials for solar energy conversion.
    The focus of this project is to combine the expertise of four experimental groups to address the correlation
    between film and interface morp ...
  • SPP1285: Spin-dependent electron transport in GaAs/AlGaAs nanostructures

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 05/2011 - 01/2012

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of this project within the DFG priority programm SPP1285 "Semiconductor Spinelectronics" is to investigate spin-dependent ballistic transport in nanoscale GaAs/AlGaAs field-effect heterostructures. Starting materials are modulation doped hete ...

  • SPP1285: Spin-dependent electron in GaAs/AlGaAs nanostructures

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 10/2011 - 07/2014

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of this project within the DFG priority programm SPP1285 "Semiconductor Spinelectronics" is to investigate spin-dependent ballistic transport in nanoscale GaAs/AlGaAs field-effect heterostructures (FETs) of low spin-orbit coupling, and to ext ...

  • Similarity Search for Richly Annotated Structured Patient Cases

    Starlinger, Johannes, (Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Process-enhanced similarity search has a big potential to improve knowledge discovery and decision support in a number of disciplines, and especially in clinical medicine. Currently, the potential can not be exploited due to a lack of algorithms for ...

  • SFB 951/3: Active Control of Charge Transport and Electro-Optical Interface Properties in HIOS (SP B14)

    List-Kratochvil, Emil J. W., Prof. Dr. (Experimentelle Physik, Hybride Bauelemente)

    Duration of Project: 07/2019 - 06/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich

    The central objective of this project is to study and use monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) in combination with photochromic and solvatochromic molecules to realize novel opto-electronic functionalities and devices. For this purp ...

  • SFB 951 / 1: Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Systems for Optoelectronics

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 07/2011 - 06/2015

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich

    The CRC 951 - Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Systems for Opto-Electronics (HIOS) - is an interdisciplinary effort bringing together scientists with complementary expertise from three universities and two non-university institutions. The goal is the merger ...

  • SFB 647/2-3: Enumerative Geometry of Moduli Spaces (TP A 09/C 03)

    Farkas, Gavril, Prof. Dr. (Algebraic Geometry I)

    Duration of Project: 01/2009 - 12/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich

    Das Leitproblem der Algebraischen Geometrie ist die Klassifikation von algebraischen Varietäten bis auf Isomorphismen. Für Varietäten der Dimension 1 greift man dieses Problem an durch Betrachtung des Modulraumes Mg von Kurven des Geschlechts g. Dies ...

  • Sentinels supporting carbon estimates and REDD+

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 05/2013 - 12/2016

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    The focus of SENSE-CARBON was on the development of new methods for the comprehensive monitoring of land cover, land use and their changes, which serve a better characterization of carbon stocks, for example within the framework of REDD+. The regiona ...

  • Seeing into the Abyss: Critical Points and Paths on the S1 Potential Energy Surface of Stilbenes and beta-Carotene

    Ernsting, Nikolaus, Prof. Ph. D. (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry II)

    Duration of Project: 03/2014 - 06/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Stilbene, the paradigm for photoisomerisation around a double bond, is not understood despite decades of research. (i) A phantom state at 90 deg C=C twist angle is thought to be nonexistent because of fast internal conversion. However, we could stabi ...

  • Seeing into the Abyss: Critical Points and Paths on the S1 Potential Energy Surface of Stilbenes and beta-Carotene

    Ernsting, Nikolaus, Prof. Ph. D. (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry II)

    Duration of Project: 02/2016 - 07/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Stilbene, the paradigm for photoisomerisation around a double bond, is not understood despite decades of research. (i) A phantom state at 90 deg C=C twist angle is thought to be nonexistent because of fast internal conversion. However, we could stabi ...

  • Satellite-based information for grassland management

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 12/2017 - 02/2021

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft

    Permanent grassland accounts for 28% of Germany's agricultural area and thus has a landscape-shaping character. Its main supply service is the production of milk and meat, through the use of grassland as a high-quality basic feed. In addition, grassl ...

  • RTG 2575/1: Rethinking Quantum Field Theory

    Plefka, Jan, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 09/2024

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Recent findings have revealed that the Standard Model of particle physics – which brings together the current understanding of the physics of elementary particles in a quantum field theory – requires rethinking. Using a broad research approach, the R ...

  • RTG 2434: Facets of Complexity

    Schweikardt, Nicole, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs - Beteiligungen

    Complexity is a central topic both in mathematics and in computer science. It appears in various forms: there is combinatorial complexity (number) of mathematical structures; description complexity (the possibility of encoding a structure succinctly ...

  • RTG 1504/1: Mass, Spectrum, Symmetry: Particle Physics in the Era of the Large Hadron Collider

    Plefka, Jan, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Quantum Field Theory beyond the Standard Model and String Theory)

    Duration of Project: 04/2009 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    The standard model of elementary particle physics summarizes our theoretical understanding of the nature of elementary particles and has been formidably confirmed by experiment in the last decades. It is nevertheless clear that the standard model onl ...

  • RG 2569/1: Agricultural Land Markets – Efficiency and Regulation (SP 07)

    Lakes, Tobia, Prof. Dr. (Applied GIScience)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 01/2021

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Agricultural land markets in Germany have changed substantially in the last decade, with rapidly increasing land sales and land rental prices. As a result, the spatial configuration of agricultural land use has changed, with a trend towards a higher ...

  • RG 2402/2: Singular SPDEs – approximation and statistical properties (SP 05)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Our aim is to better understand the dynamic behavior of singular SPDEs. In particular, we will study stochastic interface models like the KPZ equation or wetting models and we will investigate the intermittency properties of the continuous parabolic ...

  • RG 2402/2: Foundation of Regularity Structures(SP 02)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    We explore new approaches to renormalization, the scope of non-local operators in Hairer’s theory of regularity structures, as well as the role of Malliavin calculus in (Gaussian) models on suitable regularity structures. Another goal is to explore t ...

  • RG 2402/1: Singular SPDEs: Approximation and Statistical Properties (SP 05)

    Perkowski, Nicolas, Prof. Dr. (Stochastic Analysis)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 09/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The powerful and novel theories of regularity structures and paracontrolled distributions have so far been used mostly for deriving existence, uniqueness and regularity results for singular stochastic partial differential equations (SPDEs). We feel t ...

  • RG 2402/1: Rough Path Theory and Random Dynamic Systems (SP 04)

    Imkeller, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Applied Theory of Probability)

    Duration of Project: 02/2016 - 01/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    Rough paths theory and its extensions allow to analyse the solution to stochastic (partial) differential equations (S(P)DE) which could not be solved up to now. We will study the long time behaviour of these solutions. The theory of random dynamical ...

  • RG 2177/1: Inline Characterization of Reactions in Microfluidic Systems Using SERS (SP 03)

    Kneipp, Janina, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Physical Chemistry)

    Duration of Project: 10/2015 - 03/2020

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The application of SERS in microfluidic structures enables the sensitive detection of reacting species. Therefore, it is, in principle, possible to monitor chemical reactions in situ. Apart from the identification and quantification of reactants, SER ...

  • RG 1735/2: Efficient Nonparametric Regression When the Support Is Bounded (SP 03)

    Reiß, Markus, Prof. Dr. (Mathematical Statistics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2015 - 06/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    If in nonparametric regression the support of the error distribution has a sharp boundary, then the regression function and functionals thereof can be estimated with a higher rate of convergence than in regular models. We will first examine the geome ...

  • RG 1735/2: Central Project: Research Unit Structural Inference in Statistics: Adaption and Efficiency

    Reiß, Markus, Prof. Dr. (Mathematical Statistics)

    Duration of Project: 09/2015 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen
    The central project comprises the overall activities of the research group and manages in particular the travel, guest and equal opportunities fund for all participating scientist.

    Because of the increasing availability of data, statistics plays a ...
  • Remote sensing in forest transition and its ecosystem impacts in mountain environments

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2010 - 06/2014

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Land abandonment and forest recovery is often taking place on marginal lands, such as mountain environments. Assessing the rate, spatial patterns and ecosystem impacts of forest cover change in these environments is challenging given the ruggedness a ...

  • RECOVERY – Recovery of Degraded and Transformed Ecosystems in Coal Mining-Affected Areas

    Haase, Dagmar, Prof. Dr. (Landscape Ecology and Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 07/2019 - 06/2023

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    RECOVERY project focuses on land rehabilitation and ecological restoration of coal mining-affected areas, aiming to accelerate the recovery of degraded and transformed ecosystems to a good ecosystem status. It will assess the contribution of these ec ...

  • Reconstruction techniques for low-mass long-lived particles and application to the search for O(10 GeV) neutrinos

    Lacker, Heiko, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Physics / Elementary Particles Physics II)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: German Israel Foundation

    Search for long-lived particles, in particular, sterile neutrinos with the ATLAS detector using displaced vertices.

  • Reconstructing forest disturbance dynamics in Central Europe using remote sensing (P.R.I.M.E. DAAD Programme)

    Hostert, Patrick, Prof. Dr. (Geomatics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 04/2018

    Financer: DAAD

    The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) funded project aims at reconstructing the historic (1985-2015) forest disturbance dynamics of central European forests by combining Landsat time series analysis. The project is a collaborative project betwe ...

  • Protected Area Effectiveness in the Caucasus during Socioeconomic and Political Shocks

    Ghoddousi, Arash, Dr. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Massive biodiversity loss, from species to ecosystems, is a characteristic of the Anthropocene. A universal conservation tool to halt this trend is the establishment of protected areas, which aim at safeguarding ecosystem integrity and functioning, s ...

  • Precision analysis of data concerning a fourth fermion generation with CKMfitter

    Lacker, Heiko, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Physics / Elementary Particles Physics II)

    Duration of Project: 10/2010 - 06/2014

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Constraints on parameters for a fourth generation of fermions with the Standard Model of Particle Physics. The data of the Large-Hadron Collider at CERN on the production and decay channels of Higgs bosons allowed us to exclude a 4. fermion generatio ...

  • Precipitation Patterns, Snow and Glacier Response in High Asia and Their Variability on Sub-Decadal Time Scales (Prime); High Asian Snow Cover and Glacier Energy and Mass Balance Variability (prime-SG)

    Schneider, Christoph, Prof. Dr. (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Precipitation is one of the most important climate elements linking complex atmospheric processes with hydrological cycles, snow cover and mass balances of glaciers and ice caps. Precipitation is a key variable for water resource management and preve ...

  • PP 2196: Understanding and Suppressing Interfacial Charge Recombination for High Performance Perovskite Solar Cells (SURPRISE)

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Structure, Dynamics and electronic Properties of Molecular Systems)

    Duration of Project: 11/2019 - 10/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Halide perovskite semiconductors continue to surprise the community by their many extraordinary physical properties. A key for solar cell applications is their highly fluorescent nature likely due to low defect densities despite their simple processa ...

  • PP 2196: Illuminating Building Block Evolution of Metal-Halide Perovskite Semiconductors from Solutions to Thin Films

    Cocchi, Caterina, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Theory of Excitations in low-dimensional Systems)

    Duration of Project: 11/2019 - 10/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The overall goal of this project is to gain fundamental understanding on the structural, electronic, and optical properties of metal-halide complexes in solutions and to follow their evolution towards the formation of crystalline semiconductors throu ...

  • PP 1926: Development and Application of RoCK, a Novel Rhodopsin Cyclase/ K+ Channel-Based Optogenetic Tool for Silencing of Excitable Cells

    Bernal Sierra, Yinth Andrea, Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2019 - 06/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Optogenetics enables manipulation of biological processes with light at unprecendented spatio-temporal resolution to control the behaviour of cells, networks, or even whole animals. In contrast to the performance of excitatory rhodopsins, the effecti ...

  • PP 1879: Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria/Coordination Project

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 08/2020

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The overall goal of SPP 1879 over the next six years is to built a tightly collaborating and internationally radiating scientific community in the highly dynamic field of bacterial nucleotide second messenger signalling. Achieving this goal not only ...

  • PP 1879: Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria/Coordination Fund

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The DFG priority programme SPP 1879 is a research consortium studying bacterial second messenger signalling that currently funds 18 research projects at German universities and other research institutions. By including representatives of all clades o ...

  • PP 1840: Diatomic Molecules in Intense Laser Fields (SP of QUTIF)

    Saenz, Alejandro, Prof. Dr. (Modern Optics)

    Duration of Project: 11/2015 - 07/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Already in the past diatomic molecules have played a prominent role in understanding molecular processes. Therefore, an existing theoretical approach for the description of diatomic molecules with two electrons (like molecular hydrogen) exposed to ul ...

  • PP 1784: Cellular Imaging of RNA C-to-U Editing

    Seitz, Oliver, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry III)

    Duration of Project: 01/2016 - 06/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    RNA editing impacts RNA splicing and protein translation. The recent progress in high-throughput RNA sequencing has revealed an increasing number of mRNA editing sites. However, these methods provide an overview about the editing state of an ensemble ...

  • PP 1666: Magnetically-Doped Topological Insulators: From the Ground State to Dynamics

    Fischer, Saskia, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (New Materials)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 01/2020

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The project investigates primarily the impact of magnetic doping on three-dimensional topological insulator (TI) systems. Detailed information on their electronic structure is obtained by means of spin and angle-resolved photo emission spectroscopy ( ...

  • PP 1623: Peptide-Templated Bioconjugation with Proteins on and in Living Cells for Investigations of GPCR Transport and Cross-Reactivity

    Seitz, Oliver, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry III)

    Duration of Project: 02/2016 - 06/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The functional properties of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) depend on localisation, density of surface expression and their mobility in the cell membrane. Some GPCRs undergo dynamic equilibria between monomeric and dimeric forms. Microscopic ima ...

  • PP 1617: Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Sociobiology of Bacterial Populations

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 07/2015 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Bakterielle Biofilme zeigen räumliche physiologische Differenzierung, die Nährstoff- und/oder Sauerstoffgradienten folgt. Fluoreszenz- und EM-Analysen von Kryoschnitten durch Makrokoloniebiofilme von E. coli zeigen eine klare Stratifizierung mit wach ...

  • Powering Divided Cities: Urban Energy Systems between Separation and Cooperation

    Moss, Timothy, Dr. (Director / Office)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
  • Physics at the Terascale

    Uwer, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Theoretical Physics / Phenomenology of Elementary Particles beyond the Standard Model)

    Duration of Project: 01/2009 - 12/2014

    Financer: Mischfinanzierung (Schwerpunkt Bund)
    Physics at the Terascale: Physics Analysis, Grid Computing, Detector Physics and Accelerator Physics

    Research in particle physics is motivated by the goal of attaining a fundamental description of the laws of physics, such as explaining the origi ...
  • Photoswitchable Organocatalysts

    Hecht, Stefan, Prof. (Organic Chemistry and Functional Materials)

    Duration of Project: 03/2009 - 08/2011

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The combination of photochromism and molecular property changes promises an exquisite external control over chemical function with high temporal and spatial resolution. The development of photoswitchable catalysts, which possess two optically indepen ...

  • Phenomenological studies of top-quark properties at hadron collider

    Uwer, Peter, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Theoretical Physics / Phenomenology of Elementary Particles beyond the Standard Model)

    Duration of Project: 07/2012 - 06/2015

    Financer: BMBF

    The main goal of the project is to improve our current understanding of top-quark properties using experimental input obtained in hadronic collisions. Top-quark physics is one of the central research topics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Since t ...

  • Perspectives in Nonlinear Dynamics 2016

    Kurths, Jürgen, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. (Nonlinear Dynamics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2016 - 08/2016

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Perspectives in Nonlinear Dynamics 2016

  • Permafrost Landscapes in Transformation – from Local-Scale Processes to the Global Model NorESM

    Langer, Moritz, (Climate Geography)

    Duration of Project: 05/2016 - 12/2019

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    Permafrost is a highly dynamic element of the Cryosphere that is intimately meshed with the global climate system through complex interactions. A massive release of greenhouse gases from thawing organic-rich permafrost could constitute a significant ...

  • PASANOA – Pathways to Sustainable Land Management in Northern Argentina

    Kümmerle, Tobias, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Biogeography)

    Duration of Project: 09/2015 - 12/2018

    Financer: BMBF

    During the past 20 years, Argentina has become a major producer and exporter of agricultural products, yet this came at considerable environmental costs. Agricultural expansion and intensification has been particularly rampant in the Chaco, where the ...

  • OT6 : Optimization and Control of Electrowetting on Dielectric for Digital Microfluidics in Emerging Technologies

    Hintermüller, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Applied Mathematics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: Einstein Stiftung Berlin

    A number of emerging key technologies in microbiology, medical diagnostic devices, personal genomics, as well as next-generation low-energy OLED displays and liquid lenses make use of a phenomenon known as electrowetting on dielectric (EWOD). Electro ...

  • Orthogonal Modification of Biopolymers With Variable Peptide Sequences via Ultra-Rapid Covalent Modification

    Börner, Hans, Prof. Dr. (Organic Synthesis of Functional Systems)

    Duration of Project: 01/2011 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    In this project ultra-rapid ambient temperature and catalyst-free coupling chemistry is investigated, to be employed to bind monomer sequence-defined peptides onto poly(saccaride) based surfaces. The aim is to ultimately develop an access route to pe ...

  • Online simulation and optimization for an efficient control of pumps in drinking water distribution systems

    Tischendorf, Caren, Prof. Dr. (Applied Mathematics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2012 - 06/2014

    Financer: BMBF

    The project aims a prototypical development of an online simulation and optimization tool for determining energy efficient optimized operating modes of drinking water distribution systems. It focuses on a reservoir management, which is adapted to the ...

  • On-chip Laser-written Photonic Circuits for Classical and Quantum Applications.

    Busch, Kurt, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Theoretical Physics / Theoretical Optics)

    Duration of Project: 06/2020 - 05/2023

    Financer: Forschungsverbund e.V.

    With the advent of quantum mechanics, the 20th century has witnessed one of the most striking conceptual revolutions in the history of science. This unprecedented paradigm shift has resulted in the so-called "first quantum revolution" which gave birt ...

  • NW: Supramolecular Systems with Large Energy Level Offset for Organic Electronics III

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 12/2008 - 11/2009

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    A broad knowledge base for the fundamental understanding of physico-chemical properties at interfaces comprising conjugated organic materials with large energy level offsets shall be established. The requirement to adjust the energy level alignmen ...

  • NW: Supramolecular Systems with Large Energy Level Offset for Organic Electronics II

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 12/2006 - 12/2010

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    A broad knowledge base for the fundamental understanding of physico-chemical properties at interfaces comprising conjugated organic materials with large energy level offsets shall be established. The requirement to adjust the energy level alignment w ...

  • NW: Supramolecular Systems with Large Energy Level Offset for Organic Electronics I

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 12/2004 - 10/2008

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    A broad knowledge base for the fundamental understanding of physico-chemical properties at interfaces comprising conjugated organic materials with large energy level offsets shall be established. The requirement to adjust the energy level alignment w ...

  • NW: Hole Injection Barriers at Polymer/Polymer Interfaces

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 04/2004 - 12/2006

    Financer: Privat/ Mittelgeber alte Bundesländer

    The hole injection barries at interfaces between electroluminescent polymers and conducting (charge transfer) polymers will be investigated by ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy. Knowledge of these barrier heights is essential for understanding f ...

  • NW: Electronic properties of interfaces with conjugated polymers

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 03/2008 - 12/2010

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    The project focuses on polymer interfaces that are of direct relevance for organic photovoltaic cells (OPVCs) fabrication and testing. Our goal is to provide a complete understanding of the energy levels at all interfaces that occur in polymer/polyme ...

  • NW: Charge separation at nanostructured molecular donor-acceptor interfaces

    Koch, Norbert, Prof. Dr. techn. (Junior Research Group 'Lattice QCD with 2+1+1 flavors of dynamical quarks: simulation and analysis aspects' (DFG))

    Duration of Project: 03/2008 - 12/2010

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Organic donor and acceptor molecules represent an important class of materials for solar energy conversion. The focus of this project is to combine the complementary expertise of four groups to address central issues for photovoltaic cells based on t ...

  • NW/1: Mid-Infrared Quantum Imaging and Spectroscopy

    Ramelow, Sven, (Experimental Physics / Nanooptics)

    Duration of Project: 12/2016 - 01/2021

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    The central goal of the project is pioneering and establishing mid-infrared quantum spectroscopy and quantum spectral-imaging based on induced quantum coherence. Quantum enhanced sensing is a vividly developing branch of quantum optics that starts to ...

  • Numerical Simulation of High-Frequency Circuits in Communication Technology

    Tischendorf, Caren, Prof. Dr. (Numerical Mathematics I)

    Duration of Project: 06/2004 - 05/2007

    Financer: BMBF

    Das Ziel besteht in der Entwicklung und Implementierung effizienter numerischer Verfahren zur Simulation von Hochfrequenz(HF)-Schaltungen der Kommunikationstechnik. Solche Schaltungen zeichnen sich durch eine hohe Komplexität der integrierten Systeme ...

  • Numerical approaches for two-loop amplitudes

    Schulze, Markus, Dr. (Theoretical Physics / Phenomenology of Elementary Particles beyond the Standard Model)

    Duration of Project: 11/2017 - 10/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project concerns developing a fully numerical approach to two-loop amplitudes in QCD. The method is expected to enable precision calculations which are currently unfeasible with conventional analytic solutions, but urgently required for LHC pheno ...

  • Numerical Analysis of Abstract Differential-Algebraic Equations

    Tischendorf, Caren, Prof. Dr. (Applied Mathematics)

    Duration of Project: 03/2013 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
    The project analyses so called abstract differential algebraic equations (ADAEs). In general, one can describe them as
    differential algebraic equations (DAEs) on infinitely dimensional Banach spaces. Such systems arise, for example, from modelling ...
  • Novel MS-based analytical approaches for shotgun lignomics and quantification of lignin

    Volmer, Dietrich, Prof. Dr. (Analytical and environmental Chemistry)

    Duration of Project: 07/2020 - 06/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The goal of this grant renewal application is the development of novel mass spectrometric techniques for lignomics research. The lignome in this context is the full complement of lignin-related compounds in a given sample; that is, all lignin monomer ...

  • New oligonuclear metal catalysts for the light-driven activation of water and the reduction of CO2 (II)

    Schwalbe, Matthias, (Inorganic and General Chemistry I)

    Duration of Project: 08/2013 - 12/2017

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    First hetero-oligonuclear metal-organic compounds for the activation of water and carbon monoxide have been prepared. Their (photo)catalytic properties are currently investigated and reaction conditions are optimized. With the experiences gained new ...

  • New oligonuclear metal catalysts for the light-driven activation of water and the reduction of CO2

    Schwalbe, Matthias, Dr. (Inorganic and General Chemistry I)

    Duration of Project: 06/2010 - 06/2014

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    The interaction of light and matter has an important role in the enlivened nature. Following the structural characteristics of active centres in biological systems new molecular compounds shall be synthesised that, with the aid of light activation, w ...

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