Dr. Thomas Zeuch


Students (including co-supervision): Dr. Lennard Wolf, Dr. Richard Forck, Dr. Claudia Keunecke, Sascha Abraham, Julia Zischang, Christoph Pradzynski

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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Institut für Physikalische Chemie
Tammannstrasse 6
37077 Göttingen

Research Interests
IR Spectroscopy and Mass spectrometry of Hydrogen-bonded Clusters and Nanoparticles, Simulation of Soot formation in hydrocarbon oxidation

Curriculum Vitae
20.11.1972 Born in Eschwege, Germany
1992 Abitur at Oberstufengymnasium, Eschwege
1992 - 1993 Military service, Kiel
1993 - 1999 enlisted student at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
1999 - 2001 Exam thesis at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in the group of Prof. Dr. K. Hoyermann, "Experimentelle Untersuchungen der Reaktionen von Alkenen mit Sauerstoff und Fluor in der Gasphase"
2001 - 2003 PhD thesis at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in the group of Prof. Dr. K. Hoyermann, "Reaktionskinetik von Verbrennungsprozessen in der Gasphase: Spektroskopische Untersuchungen der Geschwindigkeit, Reaktionsprodukte und Mechanismen von Elementarreaktionen und die Modellierung der Oxidation von Kohlenwasserstoffen mit detaillierten Reaktionsmechanismen"

PCGG activities

Ongoing and Planned Research Group Interaction(s) within the Graduate School

Publications: ( - published, - in press, - submitted)
  • P. T. M. Carlsson, J. E. Dege, C. Keunecke, B. C. Krüger, J. L. Wolf, T. Zeuch, Pressure dependent aerosol formation from the cyclohexene gas-phase ozonolysis in the presence and absence of sulfur dioxide: a new perspective on the stabilisation of the initial clusters, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., (in press 2012). (DOI: 10.1039/C2CP40714K)
  • R. M. Forck, J. M. Dieterich, C. C. Pradzynski, A. L. Huchting, R. A. Mata, T. Zeuch, Structural diversity in sodium doped water trimer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 9054-9057. (DOI: 10.1039/c2cp41066d)
  • R. M. Forck, C. C. Pradzynski, S. Wolff, M. Ončák, P. Slavíček, and T .Zeuch, Size resolved infrared spectroscopy of Na(CH3OH)n (n=4-7) clusters in the OH stretching region: Unravelling the interaction of methanol clusters with a sodium atom and the emergence of the solvated electron, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 9, 3004-3016.
  • R. M. Forck, I. Dauster, U. Buck, T. Zeuch, Sodium Microsolvation in Ethanol: Common Features of Na(HO-R)n (R = H, CH3, C2H5) Clusters, J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 6068-6076.
  • J. L. Wolf, S. Richters, J. Pecher, T. Zeuch, Pressure dependent mechanistic branching in the formation pathways of secondary organic aerosol from cyclic-alkene gas-phase ozonolysis, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 10952-10964.
  • R. M. Forck, I. Dauster, Y. Schieweck, T. Zeuch, U. Buck, M. Oncak, P. Slavıcek, Observation of two classes of isomers of hydrated electrons in sodium-water clusters, J. Chem. Phys. 2010, 132, 221102.
  • J. L. Wolf, M. A. Suhm, T. Zeuch, Suppressed Particle Formation by Kinetically Controlled Ozone Removal: Revealing the Role of Transient-Species Chemistry during Alkene Ozonolysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2231-2235. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.200805189)
  • J. L. Wolf, M. A. Suhm, T. Zeuch, Unterdrückte Partikelbildung durch kinetisch kontrollierten Ozonentzug: zur Bedeutung der Chemie kurzlebiger Spezies bei der Alkenozonolyse, Angewandte Chemie 2009, 121, 2265-2269. (DOI: 10.1002/ange.200805189)
  • I. Dauster, M. A. Suhm, U. Buck, T. Zeuch, Experimental and theoretical study of the microsolvation of sodium atoms in methanol clusters: differences and similarities to sodium-water and sodium-ammonia, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2008, 10, 83-95.
  • Talk: May 06 2009 Aggregation in highly reactive systems (Introductory Lecture SS 2009 - Molecular Models)
  • Talk: Sept 18 2007 The micrsolvation of alkali atoms in polar solvent clusters. New insights from the sodium-methanol system (10th Workshop)
  • Poster: Mar 20 2007 Experimental and theoretical study of the microsolvation of sodium atoms in methanol clusters (9th Workshop)
  • Poster: Mar 21 2006 Spectroscopy of Na-doped solvent clusters (Review Colloquium)
  • Poster: Mar 08 2006 Spectroscopy of Na-doped solvent clusters (Seventh Workshop 2006
    Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Molecular Coils and Aggregates (Göttingen - Paris)
  • Poster: Feb 21 2006 Size Distributions and IR-Spectroscopy of Na-doped Solvent Clusters (Gordon Research Conference on Molecular and Ionic Clusters)
  • Poster: Sept 05 2005 Size distributions and IR-spectra of Na-doped solvent clusters (Sixth Workshop 2005)

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