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Dr. Michael Sommer

 

Michael Sommer

Dr. Michael Sommer

Institut für Makromolekulare Chemie

Stefan-Meier-Straße 31

79104 Freiburg, Germany

Room: 00.002
Phone: +49 (761) 203-6424
Fax: +49 (761) 203-6319
E-Mail : michael.sommer@makro.uni-freiburg.de

E-Mail (secretariat): carmen.hermann@makro.uni-freiburg.de

 

 

 

Research Experience and Affiliations

 

10/14-present

Member of the Freiburger Institute for Interactive Materials and Bioinspired Technologies (FIT)

 

 
02/14-05/14

Parental leave

 

 
02/12-present

Laboratory head of the Scale-Up Laboratory at the Freiburg Materials Research Center (FMF)

 

 
02/12-present

Group leader at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry

 

 
01/10-01/12

Post-doc at the Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge, UK (Prof. W. Huck)

 

08/09-09/09

Post-doc at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth (Prof. M. Thelakkat)

 

06/05-07/09

PhD student at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth (Prof. M. Thelakkat)

 

 

 

 

Education and Degrees

12/16

venia legendi in Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Freiburg

 

02/06-07/09

PhD at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth, Germany (summa cum laude)

 

 

10/00-11/05

Diploma in chemistry with distinction at the University of

Bayreuth and the University of Granada, Spain

 

 

 Awards

     
11/16
Ruf (W3) an die TU Chemnitz
 
12/16
Helmut-Holzer Preis der Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Freiburg
 
09/15
Reimund-Stadler Preis der GDCh für Nachwuchswissenschaftler in der Makromolekularen Chemie
 
06/15
Max-Buchner-Forschungsstipendium der DECHEMA
 
01/15
ADUC Price for Habilitanden 2015

 

05/10
Otto Warburg Prize “Best PhD Thesis in Chemistry 2009” from the University of Bayreuth

 

 

Selected Publications

  • F. Lombeck et al: On the prevalent effect of carbazole homocouplings on the performance of PCDTBT_PCBM solar cells, Adv. Energy Mater. 2016,6, (inside cover).                                                                                                          DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201601232
  • R. Matsidik et al: Defect-free naphthalene diimide bithiophene copolymers with controlled molar mass and high performance via direct arylation polycondensation, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2015,137, 6705-6711.
      DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b03355
  • R. Matsidik et al: C-H arylation of unsubstituted furan and thiophene with acceptor bromides: Access to donor-acceptor-donor building blocks for organic electronics, J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 980.

DOI: 10.1021/jo502432e

  • A. Luzio et al: Structure-function relationships of high electron mobility naphthalene diimide copolymers made by direct arylation, Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 6233-6240.

DOI: 10.1021/cm503033j

  • F. Lombeck et al: Identifying homocouplings as critical side reactions in direct arylation polycondensation, ACS Macro Lett. 2014, 3, 819.

DOI: 10.1021/mz5004147

  • D. Schiefer et al.: Nickel catalyst with a hybrid P,N ligand for the Kumada catalyst transfer polycondensation of sterically hindered thiophenes, ACS Macro Lett. 2014, 3, 617.  

DOI: 10.1021/mz500282j

  • M. Brinkmann et al.: Segregated versus mixed interchain stacking in highly oriented films of naphthalene diimide bithiophene copolymers, ACS Nano 2012, 6, 10319.

DOI: 10.1021/nn304213h

  • P. Kohn et al: On the role of single regio-defects and polydispersity in regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene): Defect distribution, synthesis of defect-free chains and a simple model for the determination of crystallinity, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2012, 134, 4790.

DOI: 10.1021/ja210871j

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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