Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998 – 2004
    Chemistry studies, University of Bonn Diplomarbeit (Final year project): Restrukturierung einer Ag-Adsorptionsschicht auf Pt-Einkristallelektroden durch Koadsorption von CO Supervisor: Prof. Helmut Baltruschat

  • 2001
    Chemistry studies, Alicante, Spain University of Alicante, Department of Electrochemistry Research project: Cyclic voltammetry and infrared spectroscopy at stepped Pt(100) single crystals Supervisor: Prof. Juan M. Feliu

  • 2002
    Chemistry studies, Sevilla, Spain Consejo Superior de Investigaciónes Científicas (CSIC) and University of Sevilla Research project: CH-activation of ethers with Tp*-iridium complexes Supervisor: Prof. Ernesto Carmona Guzmán

  • 2004 – 2006
    PhD student, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society PhD thesis: Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy Topographic and chemical information on the nanoscale Supervisors: Prof. Gerhard Ertl, Dr. Bruno Pettinger

  • 2006
    Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), Free University Berlin, Germany

  • 2007
    Postdoc, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany Research project: Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy Advisor: Dr. Bruno Pettinger

  • 2008
    Postdoc, Universität Bern, Switzerland Research project: Enhanced Raman spectroscopy at the solid/liquid interface Advisors: Prof. Silvio Decurtins, Prof. Thomas Wandlowski

  • 2008 – 2011
    Postdoc, FOM Institute AMOLF, The Netherlands Research project: Ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy at condensed phases Advisor: Prof. Mischa Bonn

  • Since 2012
    Emmy Noether Group Leader, MPI for Polymer Research, Germany Research project: Raman spectroscopy at solid/liquid interfaces

Selected publications

  • S.H. Parekh, K.F. Domke*. Watching orientation and ordering on the nanoscale with coherent anti-Stokes Raman microscopy. Chemistry A European Journal 2013, 19, 1182211830. (invited concept article)

  • B. Gjonaj, P. Johnson, M. Bonn, K.F. Domke*. Index mismatch aberration correction over long working distances using spatial light modulation. Applied Optics 2012, 51, 8034-8040.

  • K.F. Domke*, J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, A. Riemer, M.H.F. Kox, B.M.Weckhuysen, M. Bonn. Highly oriented reagent molecules in zeolite ZSM-5 pores: Host-guest geometry spatially resolved with multiplex CARS. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 51, 1343-1347.

  • K.F. Domke*, A. Riemer, G. Rago, A.N. Parvulescu, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, A. Ennejder, B.M. Weckhuysen, M. Bonn. Tracing catalytic conversion on single zeolite crystals in 3D with nonlinear spectromicroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 1124-1129.

  • J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, G. Rago, E. Vartiainen, M. Bonn*. Multiplex CARS microscopy in Coherent Raman Scattering. Microscopy 2011 (ed. J.-X. Cheng and S. Xie), CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

  • G. Rago, C.M. Langer, C. Brackmann, J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, N. Raschzik, C. Schmidt, I.M. Sauer, A. Ennejder, M.T. Mogl, M. Bonn*. CARS microscopy for the visualization of micrometer-sized iron oxide MRI contrast agents in living cells? Biomedical Optics Express 2011, 2, 2470-2483.

  • K.F. Domke on SERS Analytical, biophysical and life science applications, Ed. Sebastian Schlücker. (invited book review) Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50, 2.

  • J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, G. Rago, H. Kano, H. Hamaguchi, E. Vartiainen, M. Bonn*. Quantitative coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011, 115, 7713-7725. (invited review article)

  • J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, K.F. Domke, K. Velikov, M. Bonn*. Label-free, real-time imaging of lipophilic bioactive molecules during lipid digestion by multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microspectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132, 8433-8439.

  • K.F. Domke*, B. Pettinger. "Studying surface chemistry beyond the diffraction limit – 10 Years of TERS". ChemPhysChem, 2010, 11, 1365-1373. (invited review article)

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the International Max Planck Research School IMPRS-CS, Berlin (2004 – 2006)

  • Active member of the Karriereforum of the Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft (since 2008)

  • Member of the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, International Society of Electrochemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry


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