Prof. Dr. Jürgen Popp

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Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies
e.V. Jena (IPHT)
Albert-Einstein-Straße 9, 07745 Jena
Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC)
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Helmholtzweg 4, 07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9 48 320
Fax:      +49 3641 9 48 302


  • Scientific Director Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies e.V. Jena
  • Chair holder of Physical Chemistry


  • Development and application of innovative frequency-, time- and spatially resolved laser microspectroscopic methods
  • Molecular multidimensional imaging
  • Localization, identification and structural analysis of biomolecules and biological systems
  • Derivation of structure-property and structure-dynamics relationships
  • Biophotonics and materials science

Publikationen (the 10 most important)

  1. N. Vinay Kumar, S. Guo, T. Bocklitz, P. Rösch, J. Popp, "Demonstration of carbon catabolite repression in naphthalene degrading soil bacteria via Raman spectroscopy based stable isotope probing", Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 7574-7582.
  2. Chernavskaia, S. Heuke, M. Vieth, O. Friedrich, S. Schuermann, R. Atreya, A. Stallmach, M.F. Neurath, M. Waldner, I. Petersen, M. Schmitt, T. Bocklitz, J. Popp, "Beyond endoscopic assessment in inflammatory bowel disease: real-time histology of disease activity by non-linear multimodal imaging", Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 29239.
  3. Krafft, I.W. Schie, T. Meyer, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, "Developments in spontaneous and coherent Raman scattering microscopic imaging for biomedical applications", Chem. Soc. Rev. 2016, 45, 1819- 1849.
  4. Berry, E. Mader, T.K. Lee, D. Woebken, M. Palatinszky, M.C. Schmid, B.T. Hanson, Y. Wang, D. Zhu, A. Schintlmeister, M. Wagner, N. Shterzer, I. Mizrahi, I. Rauch, T. Decker, T. Bocklitz, J. Popp, C.M. Gibson, P.W. Fowler, W.E. Huang, "Tracking heavy water (D2O) incorporation for identifying and sorting active microbial cells", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 2015, 112, E194-203.
  5. Kloß, P. Rösch, W. Pfister, M. Kiehntopf, J. Popp, "Towards culture free Raman spectroscopic identification of pathogens in ascitic fluid", Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 937-943.
  6. T. Press, A. Traeger, C. Pietsch, A. Mosig, M. Wagner, M. G. Clemens, N. Jbeily, N. Koch, M. Gottschaldt, N. Beziere, V. Ermolayev, V. Ntziachristos, J. Popp, M. M. Kessels, B. Qualmann, Ulrich S. Schubert, M. Bauer "Cell type-specific delivery of short interfering RNAs by dye-functionalised theranostic nanoparticles", Nature Commun. 2014, 5, 1-13.
  7. Vargas Jentzsch, V. Ciobota, P. Rösch, J. Popp "Reactions of alkaline minerals in the atmosphere", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 1410-1413.
  8. Stöckel, S. Meisel, M. Elschner, P. Rösch, J. Popp, "Raman-spectroscopic detection of Anthrax endospores in hoax material", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5339-5342.
  9. Recknagel, F. A. Gonnert, M. Westermann, S. Lambeck, A. Lupp, A. Rudiger, A. Dyson, J. E. Carre, A. Kortgen, C. Krafft, J. Popp, C. Sponholz, V. Fuhrmann, I. Hilger, R. A. Claus, N. C. Riedemann, R. Wetzker, M. Singer, M. Trauner, M. Bauer, "Liver dysfunction and phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase signalling in early sepsis: Experimental studies in rodent models of peritonitis", PLoS Med. 2012, 9, e1001338.
  10. Tschierlei, M. Karnahl, M. Presselt, B. Dietzek, J. Guthmuller, L. González, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, J. Popp, "Photochemical fate: the first step determines efficiency of H2 formation with a supramolecular photocatalyst", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 3981-3984.