Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schnick
Chair of Inorganic Chemistry - Solid-State and Materials Chemistry


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schnick
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, Haus D
81377 München

Office +49 (0)89 2180-77439 (Olga Lorenz)
Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77436
Room-Nr. D2.080
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Research Interests

  • Solid-state and materials chemistry of nitrides and oxonitrides
  • High-temperature and high-pressure synthesis, precursor chemistry
  • Functional materials (e.g. luminescent, optical, NLO)

Short CV

  • Studied chemistry, Hannover university
  • 1986 PhD, Hannover university
  • 1987-1988 Guest scientist, MPI for solid-state research, Stuttgart
  • 1988-1993 Scientific assistant (C1), Bonn university
  • 1992 Habilitation (inorganic chemistry), Bonn university
  • 1993-1998 Professor (C4) and chair, Bayreuth university
  • 1996 Leibniz award of the DFG
  • 1998-2006 Professor and chair inorg. solid-state-chemistry (C4), LMU Munich
  • Since 2006 Professor and chair inorg. solid-state-chemistry (W3), LMU Munich
  • 2007 Wilhelm-Klemm award, GDCh
  • 2018 Liebig Medal, GDCh

Key publications

See publications on Website of Prof. Schnick