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Achterhold, Klaus, Dr.

Klaus Achterhold

Technische Universität München (TUM)

Physik Department (E17)
James-Franck Straße

85747 Garching, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)89 289-12559
Fax: +49 (0)89 289-12548

http://www.e17.ph.tum.de/index.php/people/28-klaus-achterhold.html

Klaus.Achterhold@remove-this.ph.tum.de

MAP research areas: 

 

A.2 New technologies for broadband laser, ultrashort X-ray & high-energy particle beams

A.2.3 Hard X-ray grating optics for biomedical imaging applications at BRIX and SPECTREProject A.2.3

A.3 Laser-based high-energy particle and x-ray sources

A.3.3 BRIX commissioning

C.1 Biomedical physics and technology

 

Research expertise and fields:

Simulation of grating based X-ray phase contrast imaging

X-ray tomographyInelastic scattering of X-rays, neutrons and Mössbauer radiation

Mössbauer absorption

Protein structure determination

Complete field of Solid State Physics, Biophysics, Computational Physics, Mathematics (from the physicists point of view)

 

Education:

1981-1985 Student at the "Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster", Physics
1987 Diploma thesis, WWU Münster, Institute of Physical Chemistry Ph.D. Student at the WWU Münster, Institute of Physical Chemistry
1989-1993 Ph.D. student at the "Johannes Gutenberg Univerität Mainz", Institute of Biophysics
1991-1993 Pause of the Ph.D. for the advancement of a multi wire proportional detector, "Johannes Gutenberg Univerität Mainz", Institute of Biophysics
since 1993 Ph.D. student at the "Technical University Munich", Physics Department
1995 Ph.D. in Physics
since 1995 Scientific researcher at the TUM, Physics Department

 

Academic career:

1987-2007 Supervision of student exercise groups at the WWU Münster, Univ. Mainz and TUM
2007- Lectureship in Biophysics

 

Selected publications:

K. Achterhold, C. Keppler, A. Ostermann, U. van Bürck, W. Sturhahn, E.E. Alp and F.G. Parak, Vibrational dynamics of myoglobin determined by Phonon assisted Mössbauer effect, Phys. Rev. E 65, 051916 (2002)

C. Keppler, K. Achterhold, A. Ostermann, U. van Bürck, W. Potzel, A.I. Chumakov, A.Q.R. Baron, R. Rüffer and F. Parak, Determination of the phonon spectrum of iron in myoglobin using inelastic X-ray scattering of synchrotron radiation, Eur Biophys J 25, 221 (1997)

K. Achterhold, C. Keppler, U. van Bürck, W. Potzel, P. Schindelmann, E.-W. Knapp, B. Melchers, A.I. Chumakov, A.Q.R. Baron, R. Rüffer and F.G. Parak, Temperature dependent inelastic X-ray scattering of synchrotron radiation on myoglobin analyzed by Mössbauer effect, Eur. Biophys. J. 25, 43 (1996)

Raffaella Buonsanti, Vincenzo Grillo, Elvio Carlino, Cinzia Giannini, Maria Lucia Curri, Claudia Innocenti, Claudio Sangregorio, Klaus Achterhold, Fritz Günter Parak, Angela Agostiano, and Pantaleo Davide Cozzoli, Seeded Growth of Asymmetric Binary Nanocrystals Made of a Semiconductor TiO2 Rodlike Section and a Magnetic ?-Fe2O3 Spherical Domain, J. AM. CHEM. SOC. 128 (2006) 16953-16970

Birgit Weber, Eike Kaps, Jan Weigand, Chiara Carbonera, Jean-François Létard, Klaus Achterhold, and Fritz G. Parak, Cooperative Iron(II) Spin Crossover Complexes with N4O2 Coordination Sphere, Inorg. Chem. 47 (2008) 487-496