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  • West African Wild Silks Techniques: Preserving Marka-Dafing’s Heritage of Knowledge

    Bauer, Kathrin, (Faculty Management)

    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 textile production in the Mouhoun regions of Western Burkina Faso. Over the past twenty years, the precious materials that are used by women for weavi ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 conta ...

  • 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 - 02/2022

    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 ...

  • Syzygien and Moduli

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

    Duration of project: 10/2018 - 12/2022

    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 immigration and demographic change, the population composition will modify fundamentally in the next decades. Especially metropolitan areas are the geographic ...

  • 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 2102: The Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 with Heterodinuclear Catalysts Based on Earth Abundant Metals

    Schwalbe, Matthias, (Inorganic and General Chemistry I)

    Duration of project: 01/2019 - 12/2022

    Our goal is the development and in detail investigation of catalytic systems for the light-driven reduction of carbon dioxide. A major aim is to compare inter- and intramolecular systems that are based on the same combination of photosensitizer and c ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

    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 ...

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