Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 2094–2100

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 12050–12052

J. Mat. Chem., 2010, 20, 197-400

Research at the laboratory

Photoreactor, AK Lambert & AK Würthner

Small 2008, 4, No. 12, 2158–2161


News and dates

On 7 October, Secretary of State Bernd Sibler inaugurated the new building to accommodate the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry (CNC) of the University of Würzburg. The centre will provide ideal conditions for the staff of Professor Frank Würthner to...

04.10.16 PhD Defence

On September 30, 2016 Peter Spenst successfully defended his PhD thesis on "Xylylene Bridged Perylene Bisimide Cyclophanes and Macrocycles". We congratulate Peter and wish him all the best for his future career.

Chemists from the University of Würzburg have combined different dye molecules in aggregates and thereby observed surprising properties. Their discovery may help to use sunlight more efficiently for the generation of energy.

Frank Würthner receiving the Elsevier Award from Elsevier Senior Publisher Nicolette van Dijk and the president of the Japanese Photochemistry Association, Prof. Hiroshi Miyasaka from Osaka University.

The French chemist, Dr. Nicolas M. Zigon, is awarded the prestigious postdoctoral fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

29.07.16 PhD Defence

On July 28, 2016 Jana Gershberg successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimide Dimers and their Interaction with Double-Stranded DNA". We congratulate Jana and wish her all the best for her future career at...