Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998
    Diplom, Physics

  • 1998 – 2002
    Research and Teaching Assistant, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

  • 2001
    Promotion, Dr. rer. nat (summa cum laude)

  • 2002 – 2003
    PostDoc, Institut de Ciència de Materials (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

  • 2003 – 2005
    Oppenheimer Research Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • 2005 – 2007
    Assistant Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 2007
    Full Professor (W3), Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Physics, Germany

Selected publications

  • Preserving π-conjugation in covalently functionalized carbon nanotubes for optoelectronic applications, A. Setaro, M. Adeli, M. Gläske, D. Przyrembel, T. Bisswanger, G. Gordeev, F. Maschietto, A. Faghani, B. Paulus, M. Weinelt, R. Arenal, R. Haag, and S. Reich, Nature Communications 8, 14281 (2017).

  • Nanodrawing of aligned single carbon nanotubes with a nanopen, T. Yeshua, C. Lehmann, U. Hübner, S. Azoubel, S. Magdassi, E. E. B. Campbell, S. Reich, and A. Lewis, Nano Letters 16, 1517 (2016).

  • The Origin of High Thermal Conductivity and Ultralow Thermal Expansion in Copper–Graphite Composites, I. Firkowska, A. Boden, B. Boerner, S. Reich, Nano Letters 15, 4745 (2015).

  • Plasmon-enhanced Raman scattering by carbon nanotubes optically coupled with near-field cavities, S. Heeg, A. Oikonomou, R. Fernandez-Garcia, C. Lehmann, S. A. Maier, A. Vijayaraghavan, and S. Reich, Nano Lett. 14, 1762 (2014).

  • Polarized plasmonic enhancement by Au nano structures probed through Raman scattering of suspended graphene. S. Heeg, R. Fernandez-Garcia, A. Oikonomou, F. Schedin, R. Narula, S.A. Maier, A. Vijayaraghavan, and S. Reich, Nano Lett. 13, 301 (2013).

  • Energy transfer in nanotube-perylene complexes. F. Ernst, T. Heek, A. Setaro, R. Haag, and S. Reich, Adv. Func. Mat. 22, 3921 (2012).

  • Non-covalent functionalization of individual nanotubes with spiropyran-based molecular switches. A. Setaro, P. Bluemmel, C. Maity, S. Hecht, and S. Reich, Adv. Func. Mat. 22, 22425 (2012).

  • Microscopic model of the optical absorption of carbon nanotubes functionalized with molecular spiropyran photoswitches. E. Malic, C.Weber, M. Richter, V. Atalla, T. Klamroth, P. Saalfrank, S. Reich and A. Knorr, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 097401 (2011).

  • Raman scattering in carbon nanotubes. C. Thomsen and S. Reich, in Light Scattering in Solids IX, edited by M. Cardona and R. Merlin, Topics in Applied Physics (Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007).

  • Phonon softening in individual metallic carbon nanotubes due to the Kohn anomaly. H. Farhat, H. Son, Ge.G. Samsonidze, S. Reich, M.S. Dresselhaus and J. Kong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 145506 (2007).

  • Control the chirality of carbon nanotubes by epitaxial growth. L. Li, S. Reich, and J. Robertson, Chem. Phys. Lett. 421, 469 (2006).

  • Raman spectroscopy of graphite,

    S. Reich and C. Thomsen, Philosophical Transactions A 362, 2271 (2004).

  • Carbon Nanotubes: Basic Concepts and Physical Properties, S. Reich, C. Thomsen, and J. Maultzsch (Wiley-VCH, New York, 2004)

  • Double resonant Raman scattering in graphite,

    C. Thomsen and S. Reich, Physical Review Letters 85, 5214 (2000).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Harvesting dark plasmons for surface-enhanced Raman scattering, ERC Consolidator Grant, 2018-2023

  • Molecular Switches on Carbon Surfaces (Sfb658), DFG, 2009-2017

  • Interfacing Carbon Nanotubes with Nanoantennas for Simultaneous Multifunctional Spectroscopy and Electrical Nanocharacterisation, DFG-ERANET, 2009-2014

  • OptNano – Quantum Optics in Nanostructures, ERC Starting Investigator Grant, 2008-2013

  • "GraphTherm – Multifunktionale Verbundwerkstoffe auf der Basis von Graphen"(Multifunctional composite materials based on graphene) , BMBF 2010-2012

  • "Kühllösungen auf der Basis von Kohlenstoffnanoröhren"(Cooling solutions based on carbon nanotubes) , Format BMBF, 2008-2011

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Chair (Dekanin), Department of Physics, Freie Universität Berlin, since 2015

  • Diamond and Related Carbon Materials, Organizer, since 2018

  • International Winterschool on the Electronic Properties of Novel Materials (IWEPNM), Kirchberg, Austria, Member of the Organizing and Programme Committee, since 2009

  • Fokus Area NanoScale, Chair, Freie Universität Berlin, since 2009

  • Review Board, Helmholtz Gesellschaft, Panel on the Evaluation of Central Initiatives and Selection of Early Career Awards, Germany, 2009 – 2012

  • Scientific Advisory Board, GDR-I network on research on graphene and carbon nanotubes, France, since 2007


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