Research interests

  • Development of new analytical methodology and instrumentation for X-ray spectroscopy and microscopy
  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS)
  • X-ray emission spectroscopy (XES) in the laboratory

Research Units in UniSysCat

Awards (selection)

2008 Röntgenpreis der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
2009 Stiftungsprofessur "Analytische Röntgenphysik"

Prof. Dr. Birgit Kanngießer
Institute for Optics and Atomic Physics (IOAP), Sekr. EW 3-1
Hardenbergstraße 36
10623 Berlin
+49 (0)30 314-21428
+49 (0)30 314-23018

Publications (selection)

W. Malzer, D. Grötzsch, R. Gnewkow, C. Schlesiger, F. Kowalewski, B. Van Kuiken, S. DeBeer, B. Kanngießer, A laboratory spectrometer for high throughput X-ray emission spectroscopy in catalysis research, Review of Scientific Instruments 2018, Vol. 89, Issue 11.

M. Gerlach, L. Anklamm, A. Antonov, I. Grigorieva, I. Holfelder, B. Kanngießer, H. Legall, W. Malzer, C. Schlesiger, B. Beckhoff, Characterization of HAPG mosaic crystals using synchrotron radiation, Journal of Applied Crystallography 2015, 48, 1381-1390.

L. Anklamm, Ch. Schlesiger, W. Malzer, D. Grötzsch, M. Neitzel, B. Kanngießer, A novel von Hamos spectrometer for efficient X-ray emission spectroscopy in the laboratory, Review of Scientific Instruments  2014, 85, 053110.

H. Stiel, M. Schnürer, H. Legall, W. Malzer, Lars Anklamm, Chr. Schlesiger, K. A. Janulewicz, M. Iqbal, P. V. Nickles, Prospects of ultrafast x-ray absorption investigations using laboratory based sources, Proceedings of SPIE, X-Ray Lasers and Coherent X-Ray Sources: Development and Applications X 2013, 88490H.

C. Schlesiger, L. Anklamm, W. Malzer, R. Gnewkow, B. Kanngießer, A new model for the description of X-ray diffraction from mosaic crystals for ray-tracing calculations, Journal of Applied Crystallography 2017, Vol. 50, 1490-1497.

C. Schlesiger, L. Anklamm, H. Stiel, W. Malzer, B. Kanngießer, XAFS spectroscopy by an X-ray tube based spectrometer using a novel type of HOPG mosaic crystal and optimized image processing, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2015, Vol. 30, 1080-1085.

H. Legall, H. Stiel, M. Schnürer, M. Pagels, B. Kanngießer, M. Müller, B. Beckhoff, I. Grigorieva, A. Antonov, V. Arkadiev, A. Bjeoumikhov, An efficient X-ray spectrometer based on thin mosaic crystal films and its application in various fields of X-ray spectroscopy, Journal of Applied Crystallography 2009, 42, 572–579.      

X. Zhao, P. Pachfule, S. Li, T. Langenhahn, M. Ye, C. Schlesiger, S. Praetz, J. Schmidt, A. Thomas, Macro/Microporous Covalent Organic Frameworks for Efficient Electrocatalysis, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 6623–6630.

M. Dimitrakopoulou, X. Huang, J. Krohnert, D. Teschner, S. Praetz, C. Schlesiger, W. Malzer, C. Janke, E. Schwab, F. Rosowski, H. Kaiser, S. Schunk, R. Schlögl, A. Trunschke, Insights into structure and dynamics of (Mn,Fe) Oxpromoted Rh nanoparticles, Faraday Discussions 2018, 208, 207–225.

H. V. Le, S. Parishan, A. Sagaltchik, C. Goebel, C. Schlesiger, W. Malzer, A. Trunschke, R. Schomäcker, A. Thomas, Solid-state ion-exchanged Cu/mordenite catalysts for the direct conversion of methane to methanol, ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 1403–1412.