Welcome to the Lichtenberg Group
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Crispin Lichtenberg
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
Tel.: +49 931 31-88257
Twitter: LichtenbergLab (@LabLichtenberg)
06/2021: Jacqueline's Perspective in Dalton Trans. is highlighted by a
"cover feature" - congratulations!
05/2021: Jacqueline's review on bismuth species with Bi–M bonds
(M = transition metal) is accepted for publication in Dalton Trans.
04/2021: Jacqueline's work on the utilization of bismuth atoms to control structural and
electronic properties of ligands in Organometallics is highlighted by a
"cover feature" . Congratulations to everyone who contributed to this project
and a special thanks to Leonie for her great contribution to the artwork!
04/2021: Dennis joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow - welcome and good luck
with your project!
04/2021: The group contributes afeature article to Chem. Commun., highlighting the
fundamental properties and synthetic applications of cationic bismuth complexes.
03/2021: Dr. Anna Hanft becomes the first PhD graduate of the group -
thank you so much for the last years and congratulations on a great
03/2021: Jacqueline's contribution on the utilization of organometallic bismuth compounds as
ligands in coordination chemistry is accepted for publication in Organometallics .
Congratulations to everyone who helped to push the project forward!
03/2021: For a recent interview about the research efforts of our group, check out
01/2021: Jann joins the group for his practical course - welcome and good luck!
01/2021: Our contribution on Radical Compounds of Antimony and Bismuth
appears in the Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry.
12/2020: Anna's manuscript on the redox chemistry of neutral and cationic aminitroponiminates
(ATIs) of bismuth is accepted for publication in Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!
12/2020: Kai's studies on bismuth amides and their selective radical reactions are accepted
for publication in Angew. Chem. . These investigations were conducted in
collaboration with the groups of Poater and Bickelhaupt. Congratulations to everyone!
12/2020: Further prizes are awarded to the group in appreciation of our reserach efforts.
We are happy to receive the Keck-Köppe-Prize (Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung / Uni-
versitätsbund), the research prize of the Otto-Röhm-Gedächtnisstifung and the
Ernst-Haage-Prize (Ernst-Haage-Foundation, MPI für Kohlenforschung, MPI für
chemische Energiekonversion). We would like to thank these institutions and the
evaluation committees for the appreciation of our work!
11/2020: Anna's and Malte's work in heterobimetallic heterocubanes
is accepted for publication in Inorg. Chem. - congratulations!
11/2020: Johannes joins the group for his research internship.
Welcome and good luck with your project!
11/2020: Great news: the group receives funding through the prestigious
Heisenberg-Program of the DFG!
09/2020: The contributions of the group to the reviewing process in Inorganic Chemistry
are highly appreciated - we are happy to contribute to the scientific discussions
in this excellent journal in the field of inorganic chemistry!
08/2020: Our research will be supported through a ERC starting grant - well done, everyone!
07/2020: Our cooperative research with the Engels and the Fischer group on the
low-valent, organometallic biradical methylbismuth (BiMe) is highlighted on
the front cover. A big thanks goes to Jana Hemberger for her crucial
contributions! The work is also part of the "2020 hot article collection"
and was highlighted in "Chemistry Views".
07/2020: Jacqueline's contribution in Chem. Eur. J. on the assessment of
soft Lewis acidity (with a focus on bismuth cations) is highlighted as a
"very important paper". Congratulations!
07/2020: Florian joins the group for his research internship. Welcome and good luck!
06/2020: Jacqueline's manuscript on bismuth-catalyzed photo-dehydydrocoupling reactions
is accpeted for publication in Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!
06/2020: Our manuscript resulting from Jacquelines' cooperation with Josh about mutual
Osmium-Bismuth donor/acceptor interactions is accepted for publication in
Dalton Trans. - congratulations!
06/2020: Our manuscript resulting from a collaborative research effort with the Fischer and
the Engels group reports the generation and characterization of methylbismuth, a
short-lived organometallic biradical. It has just been accepted for publication in
Chem. Sci. - congratulations to everyone involved!
05/2020: Malte re-joins the group for his PhD thesis - welcome back and good luck!
05/2020: Jacqueline's work on the evaluation of bismuth cations as exceptionally
soft Lewis acids according to the HSAB principle is accepted for
publication in Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!
05/2020: Anna's work on the dimerization of an ATI precursor through
hydrogen bonding is accepted for publication in Z. Kristallogr. - NCS.
05/2020: The group receives the Chemiedozentenpreis awarded by the Fonds
der Chemischen Industrie. Well done!
03/2020: Malte hands in his Master Thesis. Congratulations!
03/2020: The scientific output of the group is acknowledged with the ADUC Prize 2020
of the association of German chemistry professors. Well done, everyone!
03/2020: Jacqueline's und Klaus' paper in Inorg. Chem. is highlighted by a
"cover feature". Congratulations!
A closer look reveals that their work is also featured on another cover picture
einem weiteren cover picture of the journal!
03/2020: Felix starts his practical course in our group. Welcome back!
02/2020: Leonie joins the group for a research internship.
A warm welcome and good luck!
02/2020: Check out our recent review article on main group metal complexes
in controlled radical reactions! Chem. Eur. J.
01/2020: Nele hands in her Bachelor thesis - congratulations!
01/2020: Patrick joins the group for a practical course. Welcome!