Research interests

  • Mechanistic understanding of surface confined electrochemical reactions
  • General principles of biological, molecular and material based electrocatalysis
  • Photo-electrochemical cells
  • Development of electrodes for surface enhanced spectro-electrochemistry
  • Plasmon enhanced surface reactions

Research Units in UniSysCat

Awards (selection)

2016 Liebig Grant Fonds der Chemischen Industrie
2003 Shell prize

Prof. Dr. Inez Marita Weidinger
Technische Universität Dresden
School of Science
Department of Chemistry and Food Chemistry
Chair of Electrochemistry
Zellescher Weg 19, 01069 Dresden

Publications (selection)

H.I. Oener, C. J. Querebillo, C. David, U. Gernert, C. Walter, M. Driess, S. Leimkühler, K. H. Ly, I. M. Weidinger, High electromagnetic field enhancement of TiO2 nanotube electrodes, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 57, 7225-7229.

P. Kielb, M. Horch, P. Wrzolek, R. Goetz, K. H. Ly, J. Kozuch, M. Schwalbe, I.M. Weidinger, Hydrogen evolution by cobalt Hangman porphyrins under operating conditions studied by vibrational spectro-electrochemistry, Catalalys Science Technology 2018, 8, 1849-1857.

R. Goetz, H. K. Ly, P. Wrzolek, M. Schwalbe, I.M. Weidinger, Surface enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy of iron Hangman complexes on electrodes during electrocatalytic oxygen reduction: advantages and problems of common drycast methods, Dalton Transactions 2017, 46, 13220.

W. Song, C. J. Querebillo, R. Goetz, S. Katz, U. Kuhlmann, U. Gernert, I.M. Weidinger, P. Hildebrandt, Reversible light-dependent molecular switches on Ag/AgCl nanostructures, Nanoscale 2017, 9, 8380.

M.Sezer, A.L. Woelke, E.W. Knapp, R. Schlesinger, M.A. Mroginski, I.M. Weidinger, Redox induced protonation of heme propionates in cytochrome c oxidase: Insights from surface enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy and QM/MM calculations, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 2017, 1858, 103-108.

H.K. Ly, P. Wrozlek, N. Heidary, R. Götz, M. Horch, J. Kozuch, M. Schwalbe, I.M. Weidinger, 2nd coordination sphere controlled electron transfer of iron hangman complexes on electrodes probed by surface enhanced vibrational spectroscopy, Chemical Science 2015, 6, 6999-7007.

P. Kielb, M. Sezer, F. Lopez, C. Schulz, R. Ludwig, L. Gorton, U. Wollenberger, I. Zebger, I.M. Weidinger, “Spectroscopic observation of calcium induced reorientation of cellobiose dehydrogenase immobilized on electrodes and its effect on electrocatalytic activity, ChemPhysChem 2015, 16(9), 1960-1968.

X.X. Han, L. Chen, U. Kuhlmann, C. Schulz, I.M. Weidinger, P. Hildebrandt, Magnetic-Titanium-Dioxide-Silver-Nanocomposites for Surface-Enhanced Raman Resonance Spectroscopic Determination and Degradation of Toxic Anilines and Phenols, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2014, 53 (9), 2481-2484.

A. Sivanesan, H.K. Ly, J. Kozuch, M. Sezer, U. Kuhlmann, A. Fischer, I.M. Weidinger, Functionalized Ag Nanoparticles with Tunable Optical Properties for Selective Protein Analysis, Chemical Communications 2011, 47, 3553-3555

J.J. Feng, U. Gernert, M. Sezer, U. Kuhlmann, D.H. Murgida, C. David, M. Richter, A. Knorr, P. Hildebrandt, I.M. Weidinger, Novel Au-Ag Hybrid Device for Electrochemical SE(R)R Spectroscopy in a Wide Potential and Spectral Range, Nano Letters 2009, 9, 298-303.