Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Bettina Valeska Lotsch


Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

Heisenbergstr. 1 
D-70569 Stuttgart 

Phone +49 711 689-1610
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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 2017: Professor at Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 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.