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Dr. Asbjörn Burow
Physical Chemistry


Dr. Asbjörn Burow
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 7, Haus C
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-72445
Fax +49 (0)89 2180-77919
Room-Nr. M.514
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Short CV

  • 2007 Diploma in Chemistry (grade: 1.1); thesis: “Embedded Cluster Study of Defects in Calcium Fluoride & Ceria Using the Periodic Fast Multipole Method”
  • 2011 Doctoral Degree in Chemistry (grade: summa cum laude/with distinction); thesis: "Methods for chemical structures of arbitrary dimensionality based on the density functional theory under periodic boundary conditions"; Humboldt University Berlin, Supervisor: Joachim Sauer

Key publications

  • "Density Functional Theory for Molecular and Periodic Systems Using Density Fitting and Continuous Fast Multipole Methods", R. Lazarski, A. M. Burow, and Marek Sierka J. Chem. Theory Comput., submitted.
  • "Analytical First-Order Molecular Properties and Forces within the Adiabatic Connection Random Phase Approximation", A. M. Burow, J. E. Bates, F. Furche, and H. Eshuis J. Chem. Theory Comput. 10, 180-194 (2014).
  • "Structures and vibrational spectroscopy of partially reduced gas-phase cerium oxide clusters", A. M. Burow, T. Wende, M. Sierka, R. Włodarczyk, J. Sauer, P. Claes, L. Jiang, G. Meijer, P. Lievens, and K. R. Asmis Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 19393-19400 (2011).
  • "Linear scaling hierarchical integration scheme for the exchange-correlation term in molecular and periodic systems", A. M. Burow and M. Sierka J. Chem. Theory Comput. 7, 3097-3104 (2011).
  • "Electron localization in defective ceria films: A study with scanning-tunneling microscopy and density-functional theory", J.-F. Jerratsch, X. Shao, N. Nilius, H.-J. Freund, C. Popa, M. V. Ganduglia-Pirovano, A. M. Burow, and J. Sauer Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 246801 (2011).
  • "Modeling environmental effects on charge density distributions in polar organometallics: Validation of embedded cluster models for the methyl lithium crystal", K. Götz, F. Meier, C. Gatti, A. M. Burow, M. Sierka, J. Sauer, and M. Kaupp J. Comput. Chem. 31, 2568-2576 (2010).
  • "Resolution of identity approximation for the Coulomb term in molecular and periodic systems", A. M. Burow, M. Sierka, and F. Mohamed J. Chem. Phys. 131, 214101 (2009).
  • "Point defects in CaF2 and CeO2 investigated by the periodic electrostatic embedded cluster method", A. M. Burow, M. Sierka, J. Döbler, and J. Sauer J. Chem. Phys. 130, 174710 (2009).