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. From chlorophyll a towards bacteriochlorophyll a: Excited state processes of modified pigments

    K. Teuchner, H. Stiel, D. Leupold, I. Katheder, H. Scheer

    Journal of Luminescence 60/61 (1994) 520-522
  2. Photophysics and photochemistry of tetraanthraporphyrazines, attempts to a new generation of photosensitizers

    W. Freyer, H. Stiel, K. Teuchner, D. Leupold

    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry 80 (1994) 161-167
  3. Multidecay fluorescence measurements with extended digital sampling device

    K. Teuchner, W. Becker, H. Stiel

    Meas. Sci. Technol. 4 (1993) 1070-1076
  4. Photophysical properties of the photosensitizer pheophorbide a studied at high photon flux densities

    H. Stiel, I. Marlow, B. Röder

    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B-Biology 17 (1993) 181-186
  5. Spectroscopic properties of potential sensitizers for new PDT start mechanisms via two-step excited electronic states

    K. Teuchner, A. Pfarrherr, H. Stiel, W. Freyer, D. Leupold

    Photochemistry and Photobiology 57 (1993) 465-471
  6. Higher excited sensitizer states in photodynamic therapy: Reply to a comment by T. Vidoczy

    D. Leupold, W. Freyer, H. Stiel

    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B-Biology 17 (1993) 83-86
  7. Computer aided laserspectrsocopic characterization and handling of molecular excited states

    H. Stiel, K. Teuchner, D. Leupold, R. Jahnke, J. Ehlert, S. Oberländer

    Intell. Instrum. Comp. 9 (1992) 79-88
  8. Intensity-dependent absorption and resonant optical nonlinearity of C60 and C70 solutions

    F. Henari, J. Callaghan, H. Stiel, W. Blau, D. J. Cardin

    Chemical Physics Letters 199 (1992) 144-148