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A collaborative paper Elucidating the role of water in collagen self-assembly by isotopically modulating collagen hydration has been published in PNAS (Illustration: Laura Canil & Giulia Giubertoni). more
February 2024
Yongkang Wang, Takakazu Seki, Paschalis Gkoupidenis and Mischa Bonn have published the paper Aqueous chemimemristor based on proton-permeable graphene membranes in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A more
January 2024
Yair Litman, Kuo-Yang Chiang, Takakazu Seki, Yuki Nagata and Mischa Bonn have published the paper Surface stratification determines the interfacial water structure of simple electrolyte solutions in Nat. Chem. more
January 2024
Daizong Qi, Hao Lu and Mischa Bonn have published the collaborative paper Role of Water during the Early Stages of Iron Oxyhydroxide Formation by a Bacterial Iron Nucleator in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. more
January 2024
Our collaborative study entitled Comparative analysis of dielectric spectra in protic ionic liquids: Experimental findings and computational molecular decomposition has been published in J. Mol. Liq. more
December 2023
Our joint paper showing that Liquid–Liquid Phase Separation of the Intrinsically Disordered Domain of the Fused in Sarcoma Protein Results in Substantial Slowing of Hydration Dynamics has been accepted to J Phys Chem Lett. more
September 2023

September 2023

September 05, 2023
ERC Starting Grant for Daniel Keefer more
August 2023
Our collaborative paper studying Charge transport in protic ionic liquids: Effect of protonation state in 1-methylimidazolium – acetate/trifluoroacetate mixtures has been published in J Mol Liq. more
July 2023
A collaborative paper on a Stable Molybdenum(0) Carbonyl Complex for Upconversion and Photoredox Catalysis has been published in JACS. more
June 2023
A collaborative paper showing that Chemistry governs water organization at a graphene electrode has been published in Nature. more
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June 2023

Xiaoqing Yu has been awarded the 2023 CGCA Young Researchers Award at the 35th Annual Conference of the Chinese German Chemical Association in Mainz.
February 2023
Shuai Fu, Xiaoyu Jia, Aliaa Hassan, Heng Zhang, Wenhao Zheng, Lei Gao, Lucia di Virgilio, Sven Krasel, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper Reversible Electrical Control of Interfacial Charge Flow across van der Waals Interfaces in Nano Letters. more
February 2023
Shuai Fu has published a collaborative paper entitled 3D-printed Lunar regolith simulant-based geopolymer composites with bio-inspired sandwich architectures in Journal of Advanced Ceramics. more
February 2023
Shuai Fu has published a collaborative paper Additive manufacturing of geopolymers with hierarchical porosity for highly efficient removal of Cs+ in Journal of Hazardous Materials. more
January 2023
A collaborative paper on a Direct Probe of Electrochemical Pseudocapacitive pH Jump at a Graphene Electrode has been published in Angewandte Chemie. more
January 2023
Wenhao Zheng, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Unveiling Charge Transport Mechanisms in Electronic Devices based on Defect-engineered MoS2 Covalent Networks in Advanced Materials. more
January 2023
Shuai Fu, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper on Semiconducting Conjugated Coordination Polymer with High Charge Mobility Enabled by “4 + 2” Phenyl Ligands in JACS. more
January 2023
Wenhao Zheng, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper Targeted Synthesis of Isomeric Naphthalene-Based 2D Kagome Covalent Organic Frameworks in Angewandte Chemie. more
December 2022
Our paper evidencing ion-specific binding of cations to the carboxylate and of anions to the amide of alanylalanine has been published in Communications Chemistry. more
10 Million Euros for Nanoscale Water Research
European Research Council supports "n-AQUA" collaboration more
October 2022
Shuai Fu published a collaborative paper on 3D Printing of Damage-tolerant Martian Regolith Simulant-based Geopolymer Composites in Additive Manufacturing. more
October 2022
Our paper showing that the Nature of Cations Critically Affects Water at the Negatively Charged Silica Interface has been published in JACS. more
September 2022
Shuai Fu, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang published a collaborative paper entitled Vinylene-Linked 2D Conjugated Covalent Organic Frameworks by Wittig Reaction in Angewandte Chemie. more
October 2022
Our paper on Elucidating Conformation and Hydrogen-Bonding Motifs of Reactive Thiourea Intermediates has been published in ACS Catalysis. more
August 2022
A collaborative paper on The dielectric function profile across the water interface through surface-specific vibrational spectroscopy and simulations has been published in PNAS. more
August 2022
A collaborative paper entiteled Ion Adsorption and Desorption at the CaF2-Water Interface Probed by Flow Experiments and Vibrational Spectroscopy has been published in Angewandte Chemie. more
July 2022
Our paper on Ion-pairing equilibria and kinetics of dimethyl phosphate: A model for counter-ion binding to the phosphate backbone of nucleic acids has been published in J Mol Liq. more
April 2022
Our paper showing that A single methyl group drastically changes urea’s hydration dynamics has been published in J Chem Phys. more
April 2022
Shuai Fu, Heng Zhang, Shuai Chen, Wenhao Zheng, Mischa Bonn, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Solution-Processed Wafer-Scale Ag2S Thin Films: Synthesis and Excellent Charge Transport Properties in Advanced Functional Materials. more
April 2022
Shuai Fu, Wenhao Zheng, Heng Zhang, Lucia di Virgilio, Akimitsu Narita, Mischa Bonn, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Outstanding Charge Mobility by Band Transport in Two-Dimensional Semiconducting Covalent Organic Frameworks in J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
April 2022
Shuai Fu, Xiaomin Liu, Akimitsu Narita, Mischa Bonn, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Small Size, Big Impact: Recent Progress in Bottom‐Up Synthesized Nanographenes for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications in Advanced Science. more
March 2022
Wenhao Zheng, Paniz Soltani, Alexander Tries, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Band Structure Modulation by Methoxy-Functionalization of Graphene Nanoribbons in J. Mater. Chem. C. more
March 2022
Wenhao Zheng, Hai Wang, and Mischa Bonn have published a collaborative paper entitled Redox-Active Metaphosphate-Like Terminals Enable High-Capacity MXene Anodes for Ultrafast Na-Ion Storage in Adv. Mater. more
March 2022
Wenhao Zheng, Shuai Fu, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Nonplanar Rhombus and Kagome 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks from Distorted Aromatics for Electrical Conduction in J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
January 2022
Max Lukas, Ralph Schwidetzky, Mischa Bonn, and Konrad Meister have published a new paper entitled Towards Understanding Bacterial Ice Nucleation in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B. more
January 2022
Yuling Sun, Daria Maltseva, Mischa Bonn, and Konrad Meister have published a new paper with colleagues from the MPIP, Denmark and the US entitled Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Is Insufficient to Explain Cryopreservation Abilities of Antifreeze Proteins in Biomacromolecules. more
January 2022
Konrad Meister has published a new paper with colleagues from the University Oregon and MPIP entitled Cryofouling avoidance in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki in Communications Biology. more
November 2021
Ralph Schwidetzky, Prerna Sudera, Mischa Bonn, and Konrad Meister have published a new paper with colleagues from the MPIC entitled Membranes Are Decisive for Maximum Freezing Efficiency of Bacterial Ice Nucleators in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. more
October 2021
A collaborative paper on Probing Water State during Lipidic Mesophases Phase Transitions has been published in Angewandte Chemie. more
October 2021
Shuai Fu, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper on Molecularly Engineered Black Phosphorus Heterostructures with Improved Ambient Stability and Enhanced Charge Carrier Mobility in Advanced Materials. more
October 2021
Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Solution-Processed Graphene–Nanographene van der Waals Heterostructures for Photodetectors with Efficient and Ultralong Charge Separation in J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
September 2021
A collaborative paper on how the Interfacial Water Structure of Binary Liquid Mixtures Reflects Nonideal Behavior has been published in J Phys Chem B. more
September 2021
Konrad Meister has published a new paper with colleagues from University Münster entitled pH effects on the molecular structure and charging state of β-Escin biosurfactants at the air-water interface in the Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. more
September 2021
Shuai Fu has published a collaborative paper entitled Direct ink writing of geopolymer with high spatial resolution and tunable mechanical properties in Additive Manufacturing. more
September 2021
Shuai Fu, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Exceptional electron conduction in two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks in Chem. more
June 2021
Grace Gonella, Ellen Backus, Yuki Nagata, and Mischa Bonn have published a collaborative paper entitled Water at charged interfaces in Nat. Rev. Chem. more
May 2021
Shuai Fu, Xiaoyu Jia, Mischa Bonn, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Decoupling the effects of defects on efficiency and stability through phosphonates in stable halide perovskite solar cells in Joule. more
May 2021
Yuling Sun and Konrad Meister have published a new paper
with international colleagues entitled Disaccharide Residues are Required for Native Antifreeze Glycoprotein Activity in Biomacromolecules. more
April 2021

April 2021

Albert Cortijos í Aragonès won the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Travel Award for Young Electrochemists 2021 for participation at the 72nd ISE Annual Meeting on Jeju Island, Korea from 29 August to 3 September 2021.
April 2021
Ralph Schwidetzky, Yuling Sun, Mischa Bonn, and Konrad Meister have published a new paper with colleagues from the MPI-C entitled Ice Nucleation Activity of Perfluorinated Organic Acids in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. more
March 2021

March 2021

March 26, 2021
How molecules can help miniaturize electronics in the future more
March 2021
Ralph Schwidetzky, Max Lukas, Azade Yazdan Yar, Katrin Domke, Mischa Bonn, Yuki Nagata and Konrad Meister have published a new paper with colleagues from the MPIC and Uni Bielefeld entitled Specific Ion-Protein Interactions Influence Bacterial Ice Nucleation in Chemistry - A European Journal. more
March 2021
Heng Zhang, Hai Wang and Mischa Bonn have published a collaborative paper with KU Leuven entitled Highly Mobile Large Polarons in Black Phase CsPbI3 in ACS Energy Lett. more
March 2021
Shuai Fu, Xiaoyu Jia, Jingyin Xu, Xiaoqing Yu, Heng Zhang, Wenhao Zheng, Sven Krasel, Mischa Bonn, and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Long-lived charge separation following pump-wavelength–dependent ultrafast charge transfer in graphene/WS2 heterostructures in Science Advances. more
February 2021
Ben and Johannes have published a collaborative paper on the Dielectric Response of Light, Heavy and Heavy-Oxygen Water: Isotope Effects on the Hydrogen-Bonding Network’s Collective Relaxation Dynamics in PCCP. more
February 2021
Our paper on Association Equilibria of Organo-Phosphoric Acids with Imines from a Combined Dielectric and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Approach has been published in Analytical Chemistry. more
January 2021
Hao, Johannes, and Mischa have published a collaborative paper on the Role of Water in CaCO3 Biomineralization in JACS. more
January 2021
Mischa and Johannes have published a perspective entitled Between a hydrogen and a covalent bond in Science. more
January 2021
Check out the latest collaborative paper by Daria Maltseva and Grace Gonella on the Effect of H2O/EtOH ratio on location & conformation of LK⍺14 just published in Langmuir. more
January 2021
Shuai Fu, Xiaoqing Yu, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have recently published a collaborative paper entitled Geopolymer-Encapsulated Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskite Nanocrystals for Potential Display Applications in ACS Appl. Nano Mater. more
January 2021
Max Lukas, Ralph Schwidetzky, Ellen Backus, Mischa Bonn and Konrad Meister have published a new paper with colleagues from the MPIC entitled Interfacial Water Ordering Is Insufficient to Explain Ice-Nucleating Protein Activity in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. more
December 2020
Chun-Chieh Yu, Kuo-Yang Chiang, Masanari Okuno, Takakazu Seki, Tatsuhiko Ohto, Xiaoqing Yu, Mischa Bonn, Johannes Hunger and Yuki Nagata have published a collaborative paper entitled Vibrational couplings and energy transfer pathways of water’s bending mode in Nat. Commun. more
October 2020
Hai Wang and Mischa Bonn have published a collaborative paper entitled Bottom-Up, On-Surface-Synthesized Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons for Ultra-High-Power Micro-Supercapacitors in J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
October 2020
Paniz Soltani, Wenhao Zheng, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled A Curved Graphene Nanoribbon with Multi-Edge Structure and High Intrinsic Charge Carrier Mobility in J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
October 2020
Jonas Pfisterer, Ulmas Zhumaev and Katrin Domke have published a collaborative paper entitled Role of OH Intermediates during the Au Oxide Electro-Reduction at Low pH Elucidated by Electrochemical Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy and Implicit Solvent Density Functional Theory in ACS Catal. more
October 2020
Giovanni Giuzio, Natalia Martin Sabanes and Katrin Domke have published a paper entitled Beam Modulation for Aberration Control and Signal Enhancement in Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy in Applied Spectroscopy. more
September 2020
Congratulations to Yuki Nagata, who has been recognized as one of the Top Reviewers for J. Chem. Phys. for the third time (2014, 2018, 2019). more
August 2020
Wenhao Zheng, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have a paper entitled Photoconductivity Multiplication in Semiconducting Few-Layer MoTe2 accepted at Nano Lett. more
July 2020
Our collaborative paper on the Enhancement of Ion Pairing of Sr(II) and Ba(II) Salts by a Tritopic Ion‐Pair Receptor in Solution has been accepted at ChemPhysChem. more
July 2020
Konrad Meister has published a book chapter with a colleague from TU Eindhoven entitled Interaction of Antifreeze Proteins with Water in Antifreeze Proteins Volume 2  from Springer. more
July 2020
Prerna Sudera, Jenée Cyran, Malte Deiseroth, Ellen Backus and Mischa Bonn have a paper entitled Interfacial Vibrational Dynamics of Ice Ih and Liquid Water accepted at J. Am. Chem. Soc. more
July 2020
Ellen Backus, Jan Schäfer and Mischa Bonn have published a paper entitled The mineral/water interface probed with nonlinear optical spectroscopy in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. more
July 2020
Mischa Bonn and Ellen Backus have published a collaborative paper with the Universities of Mainz and Vienna on Surface Charges at the CaF2/Water Interface Allow Very Fast Intermolecular Vibrational‐Energy Transfer in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. more
May 2020
Konrad Meister has published a paper with AMOLF entitled Freezing of Aqueous Carboxylic Acid Solutions on Ice in J. Phys. Chem. B. more
May 2020
Ralph Schwidetzky, Mischa Bonn and Konrad Meister have published a paper with the MPIC and international collaborators entitled Inhibition of Bacterial Ice Nucleators is Not an Intrinsic Property of Antifreeze Proteins in J. Phys. Chem. B. more
May 2020
Malte Deiseroth, Mischa Bonn and Ellen Backus have a paper entitled Orientation independent vibrational dynamics of lipid-bound interfacial water accepted at Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. more
April 2020
Alexander Tries, Hai Wang and Mischa Bonn have published a collaborative paper entitled Hysteresis in graphene nanoribbon field-effect devices in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. more
April 2020
Heng Zhang, Shuai Chen, Mischa Bonn and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper on Kinetic Control over Self-Assembly of Semiconductor Nanoplatelets in Nano Lett. more
April 2020
Alexander Tries and Hai Wang have published a collaborative paper entitled Experimental Observation of Strong Exciton Effects in Graphene Nanoribbons in Nano Lett. more
April 2020
Max Lukas, Ralph Schwidetzky, Mischa Bonn and Konrad Meister have published a collaborative paper with the MPIC entitled Electrostatic Interactions Control the Functionality of Bacterial Ice Nucleators in JACS. more