Prof. Dr. Benjamin Dietzek-Ivanšić​

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Institute for Physical Chemistry (IPC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technology
Jena e.V. (IPHT)
Helmholtzweg 4
07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 48 360
Fax:      +49 3641 9 483 02


  • Research Group Leader Molecular Photonics
  • Vice Director Jena Center for Soft Matter (JCSM)


  • Electron-transfer dynamics in functional molecular materials
  • Photoinduced primary processes in molecules and functional materials
  • Photoinduced primary processes in the protochlorophyllid NADPH oxidoreductase
  • Construction and spectroscopic characterization of semiconductor molecule and metal-molecule interfaces
  • Raman spectroscopic characterization of self-healing processes in polymeric coatings

Publications (the 5 most important)

  1. Zedler, L.; Hager, M.D.; Schubert, U.S.; Harrington, M.J.; Schmitt, M.; Popp, J.; Dietzek, B. "Monitoring the chemistry of self-healing by vibrational spectroscopy – current state and perspectives", Mat. Today 2014, 17, 57-69.
  2. Bräutigam, M.; Weyell, P.; Rudolph, T.; Dellith, J.; Krieck, S.; Schmalz, H.; Schacher, F.H.; Dietzek, B. "Porous NiOx nanostructures template by polystyrene-block-poly(2-vinylpyridine) diblock copolymer micelles", J. Mat. Chem. A, 2014, 17, 6158-6166.
  3. Beckert, T.; Kupfer, S.; Wolfram, M.; Görls, H.; Schubert, U.S.; Anslyn, E.V.; Dietzek, B.; Gräfe, S.; Schiller, A. "Sensitization of NO-releasing ruthenium complexes to visible light", Eur. J., 2015, 21, 15554-15556.
  4. Ahner, J.; Micheel, M.; Geitner, R.; Schmitt, M.; Popp, J.; Dietzek, B.; Hager, M.D. "Self-healing Functional Polymers: Optical Property Recovery of Conjugated Polymer Films by Uncatalyzed Imine Metathesis", Macromol., 2017, 50, 3790-3786.
  5. Wendler, F.; Schneider, K.R.A.; Dietzek, B.; Schacher, F.H. "Light-responsive terpolymers based on polymerizable photoacids", Chem., 2017, 8, 2959-2971