Fast Lithium Ion Conduction in Lithium Phosphidoaluminates T. M. F. Restle, Ch. Sedlmeier, H. Kirchhain, W. Klein, G. Raudaschl-Sieber, V. L. Deringer, L. van Wüllen, H. A. Gasteiger, T. F. Fässler Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020 Fast lithium... [more]

Solvate-Induced Metallization: Flat [Bi1-] Zigzag Chains in Metallic KBi · NH3 versus [Bi1-] Helices in Semiconducting KBi K. Mayer, J. V. Dums, C. B. Benda, W. Klein, T. F. Fässler Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020 Polymeric  in KBi · NH3... [more]

Press release: Theoretical calculations indicate that under certain conditions silicon can endow solar cells with a much higher efficiency. Small silicon clusters may provide a source of accordingly modified silicon. However, to date these clusters have not been accessible in... [more]

As part of PhD thesis C. Wallach will synthesize transition metal filled Zintl-clusters and investigate their reactivity towards main group element compounds. [more]

held on Friday, May 3rd, 2019, at 14:30 h. Additional information: [Venue]  [Program] [more]

Kerstin Mayer received the PhD price 2018 from „Bund der Freunde der Technischen Universität München e.V.“ endowed with 1500.- €. The price was awarded on Dec 7th 2018 during a general assembly of the „Bund der Freunde der Technischen Universität München e.V.“. The honored work... [more]

From 9–12 of September 2018 silicon chemists from all over the world met at the Saarland University (Saarbrücken/Germany) in occasion of the 9th European Silicon Days. These were held in honor of Prof. Robert C. West (University of Wisconsin-Madison) as well as in combination with... [more]

From 24–29 of June 2018 scientists from all over the world met at the University of Kyoto in Japan on the 15th International Symposium on Inorganic Ring Systems. This symposium is the premier international conference on the topic of main group chemistry. Besides the numerous... [more]

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The Front Cover shows two forms of wavy patterns involving the element titanium. Whereas the architect Frank Gehry frequently applies titanium cladding to cover the wavy surface of buildings, reveals the structure of CuTiPS5 corrugated layers by an unique connection of TiS6... [more]