News | Johannes Hunger

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
October 2021
A collaborative paper on Probing Water State during Lipidic Mesophases Phase Transitions has been published in Angewandte Chemie. 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
July 2021

July 2021

Amelie successfully defends her PhD thesis. Congrats!
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
November 2020
A collaborative paper on Vibrational couplings and energy transfer pathways of water's bending mode has been published in Nature Communications more
September 2020
A collaborative paper showing that The Bending Mode of Water is A Powerful Probe for Hydrogen Bond Structure of Aqueous Systems has been accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.. more
July 2020
Our paper on Composition-Dependent Hydrogen-Bonding Motifs and Dynamics in Brønsted Acid-Base Mixtures has been accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem. B. 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
March 2020
Our study showing that Macroscopic conductivity of aqueous electrolyte solutions scales with ultrafast microscopic ion motions has been published in Nature Communications. more
January 2020

January 2020

Bence Kutus has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers on Exploring the fundamentals of ion-pairing relevant to phase transfer catalysis.
October 2019

October 2019

Christian successfully defends his PhD thesis. Congrats!
October 2019
Our paper showing that CF3-groups critically enhance the binding of thiourea catalysts to ketones – a NMR and FT-IR study has been accepted for publication in J. Mol. Liq. more
September 2019
Our paper showing that the Hydrophobic pattern of alkylated ureas markedly affects water rotation and hydrogen bond dynamics in aqueous solution has been accepted for publication in PhysChemChemPhys. more
August 2019
Bence Kutus wins the youth award for the best oral presentation at the 36th ICSC. Congratulations! more
June 2019
A collaborative paper "on the origin of the extremely different solubilities of polyethers in water" has been published in Nature Communications. more
June 2019
A collaborative paper on "energy relaxation and thermal diffusion in IR pump-probe spectroscopy of hydrogen-bonded liquids" has been accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. more
May 2019
Our paper showing that the Hydrogen bond structure and dynamics of TADDOL asymmetric
organo-catalysts correlate with catalytic activity 
has been accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal. more
April 2019

April 2019

Christian Malm won the poster prize at the 21th JCF-Frühjahrssymposium in Bremen.
March 2019
Katrin, Konrad, and Johannes gave a lecture/workshop on "Why ice is slippery" at the Physik am Samstag lecture series for high school students at University Mainz. more
February 2019
Our paper on Dynamics of Dicyanamide in Ionic Liquids Are Dominated by Local Interactions has been accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem B. more
November 2018
Our paper on Specific Ion Effects on an Oligopeptide: Bidentate binding matters for the Guanidinium Cation has been accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. more
October 2018
Our collaborative paper on the Large Hydrogen-Bond Mismatch between TMAO and Urea Promotes Their Hydrophobic Association has been published in Chem. more
May 2018
Christian Malm and Johannes Hunger have published a collaborative paper on Tritopic ion-pair receptors based on anion-π interactions for selective CaX2 binding in Dalton Transactions. more
March 2018
A collaborative paper on Saturation of Charge-Induced Water Alignment at Model Membrane Surfaces has been published in Science Advances. more
January 2018
Kota Usui, Johannes Hunger, and Mischa Bonn have published together with Marialore Sulpizi a paper on Dynamical heterogeneities of rotational motion in room temperature ionic liquids evidenced by molecular dynamics simulations in the Journal of Chemical Physics. more
November 2017
(Picture: Ioannis Pallas
Vasileios Balos defended his thesis "Specific ion effects on protein fragments" in Amsterdam. Congrats Vasilis! more
October 2017

October 2017

October 12, 2017
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Martijn Tros, Linli Zheng, Johannes Hunger, Mischa Bonn, Daniel Bonn, Gertien J. Smits, and Sander Woutersen have published a collaborative paper on
Picosecond orientational dynamics of water in living cells showing that Water is simply water – even in living cells in Nature Communications. more
September 2017
Heejae Kim, Johannes Hunger, Enrique Cánovas, Melike Karakus, Zoltán Mics, Maksim Grechko, Dmitry Turchinovich, Sapun H. Parekh  and Mischa Bonn have published a paper on Direct observation of mode-specific phonon-band gap coupling in methylammonium lead halide perovskites in Nature Communications. more
August 2017
Johannes Hunger and Sapun Parekh have published a perspective on A water window on surface chemistry in Science. more
June 2017
Christian Malm, Heejae Kim, Manfred Wagner, and Johannes Hunger have a paper on Complexity in acid-base titrations: Multimer formation between phosphoric acids and imines accepted to Chem. Eur. J. more
May 2017
Vasilis Balos wins the poster prize at the 116th General Assembly of the German Bunsen Society. more
April 2017

April 2017

Seoncheol Cha joins the group as a postdoc to study fundamentals of diol catalysis.
April 2017

April 2017

Bogdan Marekha joins the group as a Humboldt fellow to study fundamentals of cellulose dissolution in ionic liquids.
April 2017
Vasilis Balos, Mischa Bonn, and Johannes Hunger have a paper showing that Anionic and Cationic Hofmeister Effects Are Non-Additive for Guanidinium Salts accepted to PhysChemChemPhys more
March 2017

March 2017

Amelie Ehrhard joins the group as a PhD student to study thiourea-based catalysts.

March 2017

A collaborative paper on Harvesting the photoexcited holes on a photocatalytic proton reduction metal-organic framework has been accepted to Faraday Discussions
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