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Prof. Dr. Bettina Valeska Lotsch

Functional Nanostructures

Address Prof. Dr. Bettina Lotsch
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, Haus D
81377 München
Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77429
Fax +49 (0)89 2180-77440
Room D2.084
Internet Webseite LMU München
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Research interests
  • Colloidal hybrid frameworks: Developing nanoscopic porous materials for adsorption, catalysis and sensing
  • Two-dimensional solids: Chemical methodologies for inorganic and carbon-based nanosheets exhibiting size-confinement properties
  • Tunable photonic crystals from a materials chemistry perspective
Short CV
  • Since 2009: Professor (W2-tt) at LMU Munich, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • 2007-2008: Postdoctoral fellow (functional photonic crystals), Prof. G. A. Ozin, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2003-2006: PhD thesis (molecular and extended carbon nitride systems), Prof. W. Schnick, LMU Munich
  • 1997-2002: Diploma in chemistry, LMU Munich and University of Oxford
Key publications
  • Unmasking Melon by a Complementary Approach Employing Electron Diffraction, Solid-State NMR and Theoretical Calculations - Structural Characterization of a Carbon Nitride Polymer, B. V. Lotsch, M. Döblinger, J. Sehnert, L. Seyfarth, J. Senker, O. Oeckler, W. Schnick, Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 4969-4980
  • Clay Bragg Stack Optical Sensors, B. V. Lotsch, G. A. Ozin, Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 4079-4084
  • All-Clay Photonic Crystals, B. V. Lotsch, G. A. Ozin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15252-15253.