Main Research Topics

  • Acid rain, eutrophication, input of mineral dust and microplastics - Studies on wet deposition through time
  • Aerosol and cloud chemistry at the Sonnblick Observatory
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - from emission measurements to trace analysis in the alpine region 
  • Development of chemical sensors based on mid-IR quantum cascade lasers for gases and liquids
  • Development of on- and in-line measurement strategies for microorganism monitoring in fermentations using mid-IR and Raman spectroscopy.
  • Fast time resolved FTIR spectroscopy of (bio)chemical reactions using lab-on-a-chip technology
  • Vibrational spectroscopic detection in capillary electrophoresis (CZE, MEKC,..) and automated flow systems

Research Groups