MBI Staff Member – Personal info


  • Project Coordinator 4.2 "Application Laboratories and Technology Transfer",
  • Project Member 3.3 "Transient Structures and Imaging with X-rays",
  • Head of BLiX-Laboratory


My research and development interests cover:

  • Structure function relationships of parts of photosynthetic apparatus
  • X-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy of organic molecules
  • Design and development  of laser based short wavelength and X-ray sources
  • Soft X-ray imaging using laser based sources
  • Laboratory X-ray microscopy

Curriculum vitae

1993 - present: Senior Scientist

1991 - 1993: Scientist
Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy

1979 - 1991: Scientist
Zentralinstitut für Optik und Spektroskopie (ZOS), Academy of Sciences, GDR

1986: Ph.D. Thesis: "Development of a spectrometer for nonlinear absorption measurements and its application"
Dr. rer. nat.  Humboldt University Berlin

1979: Diploma Thesis: "Polaritons in CdS"
Moscow Lomonosov State University (MSU), Moscow, Russia

MBI Publications

  1. Laboratory water-window x-ray microscopy

    M. Kördel, A. Dehlinger, C. Seim, U. Vogt, E. Fogelqvist, J. A. Sellberg, H. Stiel, H. M. Hertz

    Optica 7 (2020) 658-674
  2. Time-resolved near-edge x-ray absorption spectroscopy in the water window and beyond using laboratory-based laser plasma sources

    H. Stiel, D. Engel, L. Glöggler, A. Jonas, I. Mantouvalou, J. Tümmler

    in: X-Ray Lasers 2018 (2020), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers (ICXRL 2018 (2020) 147-154
  3. 27 W 2.1 µm OPCPA system for coherent soft X-ray generation operating at 10 kHz

    T. Feng, A. Heilmann, M. Bock, L. Ehrentraut, T. Witting, H. H. Yu, H. Stiel, S. Eisebitt, M. Schnürer

    Optics Express 28 (2020) 8724/1-10
  4. Lab-scale soft x-ray ptychography: advanced nanoscale imaging and beam diagnostics

    M. Zürch, F. Tuitje, T. Helk, J. Gautier, F. Tissandier, J. -P. Goddet, E. Oliva, A. Guggenmos, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel, S. Sebban, C. Spielmann

    SPIE Proceedings Series 11111 (2019) 111110F/1-7
  5. Towards Poisson noise limited optical pump soft X-ray probe NEXAFS spectroscopy using a laserproduced plasma source

    A. Jonas, H. Stiel, L. Glöggler, D. Dahm, K. Dammer, B. Kanngießer, I. Mantouvalou

    Optics Express 27 (2019) 36524/1-14
  6. Soft X-ray nanoscale imaging using a superresolution CCD camera

    A. Lübcke, J. Braenzel, A. Dehlinger, M. Schnürer, H. Stiel, P. Guttmann, S. Rehbein, G. Schneider, S. Werner, R. Kemmler, S. Ritter, M. Raugust, T. Wende, M. Behrendt, M. Regehly

    Review of Scientific Instruments 90 (2019) 043111/1-9
  7. On the electronic structure of Cu chlorophyllin and its breakdown products: a Carbon K-Edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy study

    K. Witte, I. Mantouvalou, R. Sánchez-de-Armas, H. Lokstein, J. Lebendig-Kuhla, A. Jonas, F. Roth, B. Kanngießer, H. Stiel

    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 122 (2018) 1846−1851
  8. Coherent diffraction imaging with tabletop XUV sources

    M. Zürch, A. Guggenmos, R. Jung, J. Rothhardt, C. Späth, J. Tümmler, S. Demmler, S. Hädrich, J. Limpert, A. Tünnermann, U. Kleineberg, H. Stiel, C. Spielmann

    X-Ray Lasers 2016, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers Springer, Heidelberg (2018) 231-241
  9. 2D and 3D nanoscale imaging using high repetition rate laboratory-based soft x-ray sources

    H. Stiel, A. Blechschmidt, A. Dehlinger, R. Jung, E. Malm, B. Pfau, C. Pratsch, C. Seim, J. Tümmler, M. Zürch

    X-Ray Lasers 2016, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers Springer, Heidelberg (2018) 265-272
  10. Towards high performance soft x-ray cryo-tomography in the laboratory

    A. Dehlinger, J. Braenzel, D. Groetzsch, T. Feigl, R. Jung, B. Kanngießer, S. Rehbein, C. Seim, H. Stiel

    Microscopy and Microanalysis 24 (2018) 248-249