Prof. Dr. Wolf Gero Schmidt

Dean - Professor
Head - Professor
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Office Address:
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn
Dean - Professor

About Wolf Gero Schmidt

Curriculum Vitae

2006: Full Prof (W3) in theoretical physics, Paderborn Univ

2005: Assoc Prof, Massey Univ, New Zealand

1999 - 2005: Member of Staff (BAT IIa, C1, W1)

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

2002: Habilitation, Jena Univ

2001: Adjunct Assistant Prof, North Carolina State Univ, USA

1997 - 1999: Postdoctoral fellow with J Bernholc, NC State U, USA

06.05.1997: PhD in physics with Friedhelm Bechstedt, Jena Univ

1994: Visiting researcher with WS Verwoerd, University of South Africa

1993: Visiting researcher with GP Srivastava, Exeter Univ, UK

1988 - 1993: Diploma studies in physics, Jena Univ

2007: Research Award, Paderborn University

2003: Outstanding Habilitation Award, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

1998: Rhode & Schwartz Outstanding Dissertation Award


Selected Publications

Controlled growth of ordered monolayers of N-heterocyclic carbenes on silicon

M. Franz, S. Chandola, M. Koy, R. Zielinski, H. Aldahhak, M. Das, M. Freitag, U. Gerstmann, D. Liebig, A.K. Hoffmann, M. Rosin, W.G. Schmidt, C. Hogan, F. Glorius, N. Esser, M. Dähne, Nature Chemistry (2021) 828–835.

Vibration-Driven Self-Doping of Dangling-Bond Wires on Si(553)-Au Surfaces

C. Braun, S. Neufeld, U. Gerstmann, S. Sanna, J. Plaickner, E. Speiser, N. Esser, W.G. Schmidt, Physical Review Letters 124 (2020).

Beyond the molecular movie: Dynamics of bands and bonds during a photoinduced phase transition

C.W. Nicholson, A. Lücke, W.G. Schmidt, M. Puppin, L. Rettig, R. Ernstorfer, M. Wolf, Science (2018) 821–825.

Optically excited structural transition in atomic wires on surfaces at the quantum limit

T. Frigge, B. Hafke, T. Witte, B. Krenzer, C. Streubühr, A. Samad Syed, V. Mikšić Trontl, I. Avigo, P. Zhou, M. Ligges, D. von der Linde, U. Bovensiepen, M. Horn-von Hoegen, S. Wippermann, A. Lücke, S. Sanna, U. Gerstmann, W.G. Schmidt, Nature 544 (2017) 207–211.

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Current Courses

  • Theoretische Physik A (Klassische Mechanik)
  • Physikalisches Kolloquium
  • Aktuelle Fragen der Materialphysik

Scientific Engagement

Since 2011  |  International Advisory and Program Committee "International Conference on the Formation of Semiconductor Interfaces" (ICFSI 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

2019  |  Organizing Committee "IBS conference on Atomic Wires 2019"

2009  |  Organizing Committee ICFSI 2012

2005  |  Organizing Committee "Optical Spectroscopy of Thin Films and Interfaces"