Previous student seminar talks

Summer semester 2018

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 26 Apr 2018 Prabesh Joshi Understanding the Resolution Requirements for Modeling Molecular Cloud Formation
Thu 17 May 2018 Christoph Bruckmann Modeling clumpy irradiated PDRs by the Kosma-? 3D Code
Thu 07 Jun 2018 Sajjad Mahdizadeh Steps forward Phase locking of a 4.7 THz QCL
Thu 14 Jun 2018 Andreas Schwörer Physical and dynamical characterization of SgrB2(N)
Thu 21 Jun 2018 Thomas Salomon Rotational-Predisscociation Double Resonance Spectroscopy of the He-HCO+ complex
Thu 28 Jun 2018 Dominik Derigs Ideal GLM-MHD - a new mathematical model for simulating plasmas under extreme conditions

Winter semester 2017/2018

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 19 Oct 2017 Matthias Töpfer Double Resonance Rotational Spectroscopy of CH2D+ in a 22-Pole Ion Trap
Thu 26 Oct 2017 Sümeyye Suri Star formation in the Orion A Molecular Cloud
Thu 02 Nov 2017 Kirill Borisov SURFER - The new Lab Emission Spectrometer
Thu 09 Nov 2017 Paul Rohde Episodic Outflows from Low-mass Protostars
Thu 16 Nov 2017 Alexander Schäbe A Comparison of H2 Formation Models
Thu 23 Nov 2017 Andreas Schwörer Cancelled
Thu 30 Nov 2017 Dominik Derigs Accurate numeric for C5 project
Thu 07 Dec 2017 Basilio Solis-Castillo Dust and molecular gas relations in nearby Galaxies
Thu 14 Dec 2017 Oliver Zingsheim Established experimental methods and new ideas for studying complex molecules
Thu 11 Jan 2018 Monika Ziebart cancelled
Thu 18 Jan 2018 Nassim Tanha Clustering Properties of a Simulated Dwarf Galaxy
Thu 25 Jan 2018 Nastaran Fazeli Stellar and gas kinematics in the center of NGC 1365 resolved with near-infrared integral-field spectroscopy
Thu 01 Feb 2018 Eric Faustino Jimenez-Andrade Radio Continuum Size Evolution of Star Forming Galaxies up to z=2

Summer semester 2017

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Wed 19 Apr 2017 Stefan Brakertz SO(5) Symmetry of CH5+: A Pedestrian's Way
Wed 26 Apr 2017 Prabesh Joshi On the Resolution Requirements for Modelling Molecular Cloud Formation
Wed 03 May 2017 Michal Zajacek tba
Wed 10 May 2017 Enrico Garaldi Understanding the Assembly Bias Using the ZOMG Simulations
Wed 17 May 2017 Hanno Schmiedt Floppy Molecules and What Symmetry Can Tell Us
Wed 24 May 2017 Fanyi Meng The Newly Discovered Ionized Gas in the Envelope of Sagittarius B2
Wed 31 May 2017 Christoph Bruckman Modeling Clumpy Irradiated PDRs by the Kosma-? 3D Code
Wed 14 Jun 2017 Eric Jimenez-Andrade AGN Feedback in PKS 0521-365
Wed 21 Jun 2017 Mahya Sadaghiani ALMA Observations toward the High-mass Protoclusters in NGC 6334
Wed 28 Jun 2017 Toma Badescu canceled
Wed 05 Jul 2017 Nassim Tanha Testing Meshless Finite Mass Scheme Implementation in GADGET 3 and GIZMO
Wed 12 Jul 2017 Basilio Solis Exploring the Relations between Dust and Molecular Gas in Nearby Galaxies
Wed 19 Jul 2017 Sina Widdig canceled
Wed 26 Jul 2017 Elaheh Hosseini canceled

Winter semester 2016/2017

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Wed 02 Nov 2016 Sümmey Suri Filaments in Molecular Clouds
Wed 09 Nov 2016 Eric Jimenez Molecular Gas in AzTEC/C159: A Star-forming Disk Galaxy 1.3Gyr after the Big Bang
Wed 16 Nov 2016 Enrico Garaldi The Role of Quasars in Cosmic Reionization
Wed 23 Nov 2016 Juan Andrés Cahuasqui Infrared Long-baseline Interferometry of Young Stellar Objects: Detection of an Infrared Component in the Circumbinary System v892 Tau with MIDI
Wed 30 Nov 2016 Fanyi Meng Mapping the Ionized Gas in Sagittarius B2
Wed 07 Dec 2016 Michal Zajacek What Is the Nature of Galactic Centre NIR-excess Sources?
Wed 14 Dec 2016 Cristian Guevara [CII] 158 µm Self-absorption and Optical Depth Effects: M43 & M17SW
Wed 21 Dec 2016 Basilio Solís ISM Properties in Nearby Galaxies: The Role of Metallicity
Wed 11 Jan 2017 Gerold Busch Multiwavelength Observations of Nearby AGN and Quasars
Wed 18 Jan 2017 Oliver Zingsheim Rotational Spectroscopy of Complex Molecules
Wed 01 Feb 2017 Toma Badescu Extragalactic Observations of Millimeter Recombination Lines
Wed 08 Feb 2017 Nastaran Fazeli Nuclei of Galaxies: Nearby AGN (NGC 1365) observed with NIR integral-field spectroscopy
Wed 15 Feb 2017 Sina Widdig canceled

Summer semester 2016

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 14 Apr 2016 Sümeyye Suri Filaments in Orion: APEX and SOFIA Observations
Thu 28 Apr 2016 Annika Franeck Synthetic [CII] Emission Maps of Simulated Galactic Discs
Thu 12 May 2016 Dominik Derigs Towards a Super-accurate Scheme for Numerical Astrophysics
  Marius Hermanns Chirped Pulse Spectroscopy on Cyanides
Thu 02 Jun 2016 Gwendoline Stéphan Chemical Modeling of UCHII Regions and their Internal PDRs
  Toma Badescu Narrowband Observations of Lyman-alpha Emitters and Nebulae at z=2.3: Overdensity or Protocluster?
Thu 16 Jun 2016 Gerold Busch Correlations between Supermassive Black Holes and their Hosts in Active Galaxies
Thu 23 Jun 2016 Mahya Sadaghiani The Critical Role of Disks in the Formation of Massive Stars
Thu 30 Jun 2016 Prabesh Joshi Resolution Study in Colliding Flows of Hot Atomic Gas
Thu 07 Jul 2016 Hanno Schmiedt Collective Molecular Super-rotation: A Model for Extremely Floppy Molecules
Thu 14 Jul 2016 Sebastian Haid Supernovae Blast Waves in Ambient Media
Thu 21 Jul 2016 Pablo Tapia SMAI: A New Multi-pixel Heterodyne Receiver

Winter semester 2015/2016

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 22 Oct 2015 Gwendoline Stéphan Chemical Modeling in High Mass Star Forming Regions with Internal PDRs
Wed 28 Oct 2015 Florian Blauth Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors as an Example for a Direct/Incoherent Detector
Wed 04 Nov 2015 Denis Büchel Heterodyne Mixers: Hot Electron Bolometer
Wed 18 Nov 2015 Gerold Busch Star Formation and Black Hole Accretion in Nearby AGNs and Quasars from a Near-infrared Perspective
Wed 25 Nov 2015 Martin Steinke Isolated Massive Stars in the Galactic Center Region
Wed 02 Dec 2015 Michal Zajacek Interaction of Stars with the Environment near the Galactic Center Supermassive Black Hole
Wed 16 Dec 2015 Christoph Bruckmann Simulation of PDR Dynamics Using the Kosma-? 3D Code
Wed 06 Jan 2016 Dominik Derigs Theoretical Astrophysics: Using FLASH to Drive Virtual Worlds
Wed 13 Jan 2016 Sebastian Haid Supernovae and the Effects to C5
Wed 27 Jan 2016 Cristian Guevara KOSMA-tau Model and M43 13CII
Wed 03 Feb 2016 Prabesh Joshi Collisional Flow of Hot Atomic Gas and Molecular Cloud Formation
Wed 10 Feb 2016 Marius Hermanns Methods of Chirped Pulse FTMW Spectroscopy

Summer semester 2015

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 16 Apr 2015 Christoph Konietzko Laboratory Astrophysics
Thu 30 Apr 2015 Johanna Böhm An Introduction to Metamaterials
Thu 07 May 2015 Denis Büchel 1.9 THz Waveguide HEB Mixers for the upGREAT Low Frequency Array
Wed 10 Jun 2015 Norma Hurtado Optics and Cryogenics for the 1.1 THz Heterodyne Array Receiver for the APEX Telescope
Thu 11 Jun 2015 Silke Andree 3D Extension and Applications of the KOSMA-tau PDR Model
Thu 18 Jun 2015 Abhijeet Borkar Monitoring the Galactic Center with ATCA at 3mm
  Sebastian Haid The Supernovae Blast Wave Evolution in Turbulent Media
Thu 02 Jul 2015 Sven Fanghänel Modelling RF-Multipole Traps
Thu 30 Jul 2015 Sümeyye Suri Filaments in Orion A

Winter semester 2014/2015

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 23 Oct 2014 Sina Fathi Development of Integrated Superconducting Circuits for Focal Plane Array Receivers
Thu 30 Oct 2014 Nadeen Sabha Mid-Infrared Observations of the Galactic Center
Thu 06 Nov 2014 Annika Franeck C+ Radiative Transfer Simulations for Simulated Galactic Disks
Thu 13 Nov 2014 Silke Andree HI-to-H2 Transitions in Spherical Molecular Clouds: Comparison between Analytic Results and Simulations
Thu 20 Nov 2014 Yasir Rashed Search for Variability in Active Galaxies
Thu 11 Dec 2014 Hanno Schmiedt Numerical quantization of a semi-classical model for non-rigid asymmetric rotors
Thu 18 Dec 2014 Sven Fanghänel tbd
Thu 08 Jan 2015 Florian Blauth Electromagnetic Design of a THz MKID Detector
  Stefan Selig Niobium Based SIS Junctions with Niobium Titanium Nitride Leads and a Normal Metal Energy Relaxation Layer
Thu 15 Jan 2015 Cristian Guevara Sun Pointing Model for the KOSMA Software
Thu 29 Jan 2015 Gwendoline Stephan Modeling PDRs around UCHII Regions

Summer semester 2014

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 17 Apr 2014 Denis Buechel 4.7 THz Superconducting Hot-Electron Bolometer Waveguide Mixer
Thu 15 May 2014 Timo Grambusch Über fokussierende Gitterspiegel zur kontinuierlichen Abstimmung von Quantenkaskadenlasern im THz-Bereich
Thu 05 Jun 2014 Abhijeet Borkar Monitoring the Galactic Center with ATCA
Thu 26 Jun 2014 Norma Hurtado Optics and Cryogenics for the 1.1 THz Multi-pixel Heterodyne Receiver for APEX
Thu 03 Jul 2014 Elisa Carillo The Dense Gas in the Magellanic Clouds
Thu 10 Jul 2014 Sebastian Haid High Resolution Simulations of Supernova Remnants
Thu 17 Jul 2014 Yasir Ezzuldeen Rashed The Variability in Seyfert Galaxies
Thu 24 Jul 2014 Alexander Zernickel Kinematics of the Massive Protostellar Clusters NGC6334I & I(N)

Winter semester 2013/2014

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 17 Oct 2013 Cristian Felipe Guevara Navea Massive Star Forming Regions in the Southern Outer Galaxy
Thu 24 Oct 2013 Pablo Garcia The Warm ISM in the Sgr A Region: CI/CII/NII HERSCHEL/HIFI and CO(4-3) NANTEN2/SMART Observations
Thu 31 Oct 2013 Silvia Spezzano Deuteration in prestellar cores: the case of cyclic and linear C3H2
Thu 07 Nov 2013 Alexander Stoffels Recent advances of the Cryogenic 22-pole Ion Trap FELion
Thu 14 Nov 2013 Lydia Moser Galactic centers near and far: Our Galactic Center (Sgr A*) and 3 "LL-QSO" galaxies in the light of molecules
Thu 21 Nov 2013 Stefan Selig Different shape normal metal interlayers between niobium based SIS junctions and niobium titanium nitride leads and their influence on the electron temperature
Thu 28 Nov 2013 Sven Fanghänel Modelling RF Multipole Traps
Thu 05 Dec 2013 Florian Blauth Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors as an example of a direct/incoherent detector
  Sina Widdig First Measurements with the CHAI-Prototype for CCAT
Thu 12 Dec 2013 Xin Guan Introduction to the atmospheric calibration procedure
Thu 19 Dec 2013 Sina Fathi An Integrated Superconducting 180° IF-Hybrid
Thu 16 Jan 2014 Philipp Carlhoff PhD Defense: Molecular Cloud Structure in the Star-forming Region W43
Thu 23 Jan 2014 Christian Glueck [CII] Emission from ISM Clouds in Formation
Thu 30 Jan 2014 Anika Schmiedeke Sagittarius B2: An Early Phase of a Super Star Cluster?
  Lars Kluge Millimeter-spectroscopy of Ions with FELion @ 4K
Thu 06 Feb 2014 Gwendoline Stephan Modelisation of Chemistry in High Mass Star-forming Regions

Summer semester 2013

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 06 Jun 2013 Sabrina Gaertner Para Hydrogen in the 22-Pole Ion Trap Experiment - Understanding the Influence of Internal Energies on the Reaction N+ + H2 -> NH+ + H
Thu 13 Jun 2013 Anika Schmiedeke Modeling the high-mass star-forming region Sagittarius B2(M)
Thu 20 Jun 2013 Matthias Ordu A modular heterodyne receiver for sub-mm emission spectroscopy in the laboratory
Thu 27 Jun 2013 Lars Kluge Testing the new 22-pole ion trap machines
Thu 04 Jul 2013 Silke Andree 3D PDR Modelling - Opacities
Thu 11 Jul 2013 Tobias Stagnier A Search for CO2 in the Coma of Comet ISON Using Infrared Heterodyne Spectroscopy
Thu 18 Jul 2013 Yasir Rashed High resolution observations of SDSS J080800.99+483807.7 in the optical and radio domain

Winter semester 2012/2013

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 25 Oct 2012 Angela Vitale Spectroscopic multi-wavelength studies of AGNs: The AGN/starburst connection
Thu 22 Nov 2012 Norma Hurtado 1.1 THz Multi-pixel Heterodyne Receiver for APEX
Thu 24 Jan 2013 Alexander Zernickel Kinematics of the massive star-forming region NGC 6334
Thu 31 Jan 2013 Philipp Carlhoff Converging Flows in the Galaxy - The Star Formation Region W43 as a case study
  Denis Büchel Development of Hot Electron Bolometer for upGREAT on SOFIA

Summer semester 2012

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 26 Apr 2012 Tobias Stangier Determination of Stratospheric Winds using Infrared Heterodyne Spectroscopy
  Maren Herrmann Measurement of Dynamics in the Upper Atmosphere of Venus and Analysis for Wave Structures
Thu 10 May 2012 Anika Schmiedeke Modelling the high-mass star-forming region Sagittarius B2(M)
  Stefan Selig SIS Junctions with Normal Conductor Superconductor Bilayer Electrodes for THz mixer applications
Thu 24 May 2012 Nadeen Sabha On the Nature of Diffuse NIR Emission in the Innermost Arcsecond of the Galactic Center
  Senol Yazici GRAVITY Spectrometers Focus Stage Test
Thu 14 Jun 2012 Sibylle Anderl The Influence of Dust Processing on C-type Shocks
  Matthias Klein Weak gravitational lensing of galaxy clusters and the connection to star formation
Thu 21 Jun 2012 Timo Grambusch Diffraction pattern of collimating external cavitys for tuning QCLs in the THz regimes
  Philipp Carlhoff Characterizing the giant star formation complex W43
Thu 28 Jun 2012 Silke Andree Three-dimensional Modelling of the Emission of Clumpy PDRs
Thu 12 Jul 2012 Matthias Ordu ¹³C-substituted Acetone in Laboratory and Space
Thu 19 Jul 2012 Michael Brasse A twin-confocal Fabry-Perot-Interferometer as Array-Diplexer for the Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory (STO)

Winter semester 2011/2012

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 20 Oct 2011 Marcus Bremer IFS with VIMOS on NGC 5850
  Monica Valencia-Schneider AGN-Starbust connection in the composite galaxy IRAS 01072+4954
Thu 10 Nov 2011 Sabrina Gärtner Characterization of Reaction Conditions in a 22-pol Ion trap
  Lars Kluge Proton transfer between H_2 and O_2 investigated in a 22-pol Ion trap
Thu 17 Nov 2011 Stefan Selig Development and Fabrication of SIS-mixers for the operation range above 1 THz
  Florian Schomaker Development of Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors
Thu 15 Dec 2011 Timo Grambusch Collimating blazed grating external cavities in a Littrow mounting for tuning QCLs in the THz regimes
  Sibylle Anderl New Constraints on Shock Modelling of Supernova Remnants using APEX Observations
Thu 19 Jan 2012 Dusan Stupar Martian mesospheric temperatures from high-resolution infrared spectroscopy of CO2
  Tobias Stangier Variation of CO2 Absorption Features at 10 Micron in Venus Upper Atmosphere
Thu 02 Feb 2012 Christian Glück Working on and with the KOSMA-tau PDR-model
Thu 09 Feb 2012 Volker Lutter Free Radicals and Isotopic Substitution in Super Sonic Jet

Summer semester 2011

DateAuthorTitle of presentation
Thu 07 Apr 2011 Timo Grambusch A tunable Quantumcascadelaser for THz frequencies
  Philipp Carlhoff Origins of molecular clouds and star formation in W43
Thu 14 Apr 2011 Christian Glück The KOSMA-tau PDR-model
Thu 28 Apr 2011 Elisa Carillo Sub-mm molecular studies in the Magellanic Clouds galaxies
Thu 05 May 2011 Gunther Witzel Sagittarius A* and its intrinsic polarization
  Nadeen Sabha The Galactic Center in Mid-Infrared
Thu 12 May 2011 Tobias Stangier Ground based measurements of dynamics in planetary atmospheres by high resolution infrared heterodyne spectroscopy
  Dusan Stupar Methane on Mars
Thu 19 May 2011 Monika Koerber 13C-substituted dimethyl ether in laboratory and space
  Sabrina Gärtner Action Spectroscopy of CH2D+ in a Cold 22-Pole Ion Trap
Thu 26 May 2011 Zoltan Makai Herschel observation of NGC3603
Thu 09 Jun 2011 Matthias Ordu Preparing the interstellar detection of n-butyl cyanide
  Norma Hurtado 1.1 THz Multipixel Heterodyne Receiver for APEX
Thu 30 Jun 2011 Michele Comostelle Hydrodynamical Simulations of Helium Reionization
Thu 07 Jul 2011 Volker Lutter Spectroscopy on Free Radicals in an Super Sonic Jet