Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Joost Wintterlin
Scanning tunneling microscopy of surface reactions


Prof. Dr. Joost Wintterlin
Department Chemie and CeNS
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5 - 13, Gerhard-Ertl-Gebäude
81377 München

Office +49 (0)89 2180-77597 (Uta Le Guay)
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Research Interests

  • Scanning tunneling microscopy
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Graphene

Short CV

  • Studied chemistry at LMU, Munich
  • 1989 Ph.D. Fritz-Haber-Institut, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin
  • 1991-1992 Postdoctoral research, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
  • 1998 Habilitation, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
  • Since 2002 Professor (C3) for Physical Chemistry, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • "Scanning tunneling microscopy studies of catalytic reactions", J. Wintterlin, Adv. Catal. 2000 45, 131.
  • "High-pressure STM of the interaction of oxygen with Ag(111)", R. Reichelt, S. Günther, M. Rößler, J. Wintterlin, B. Kubias, B. Jakobi, and R. Schlögl, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2007 9, 3590.
  • "Graphene on metal surfaces", J. Wintterlin and M.-L. Bocquet, Surf. Sci. 2009 603, 1841.