Polarisation-dependent IR spectroscopy and ellipsometry is particularly well suited to examining new materials, metamaterials, hybrid materials and thin organic and inorganic layers from just a few micrometres thickness through to a monolayer. It enables optical constants and layer thickness to be determined and delivers detailed information on matters such as the chemical structure and molecule orientations in polymers, the doping properties of conductive polymer films or the dielectric function of graphene. We are currently investigating modification and growth at the solid-liquid interface in particular, although we also make microscopic measurements, above all on functional films and surfaces and on layers consisting of polymers and proteins. 

Contact person

  • PD Dr. Karsten Hinrichs
  • T: 0231 1392-3541
  • E: brijkve.yzeiztyj@zjrj.uv

Other services

Ellipsometry of the visible spectrum through to the vacuum ultraviolet range

This method measures the electronic properties, crystallinity and structure of thin layers from the micrometre range through to atomic structures.
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Peptide synthesis and amino acid analysis

Our services include the synthesis of peptide standards for precise and robust protein quantification.
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Proteome analysis via LC-MS

ISAS is equipped with the latest LC-MS systems which enable us to reliably identify proteins.
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Relative protein quantification by means of LC-MS

In addition to qualitative analyses, our Technical Services Bioanalytics also offers to quantify proteins.
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