Björn Altenburger, Lic. Eng.
My research project concerns the correlation between structure and activity of catalytic nanoparticles. For the investigation of this relation, I use the catalytically induced change of the refractive index of a reagent solution that is confined in a nanochannel, as the refractive index determines the scattering of light from the nanochannel. The goal is to create a platform that can assess the catalytic activity of single nanoparticles without the help of fluorescent markers or extensive equipment.
December 1990: Born in Suhl, Germany
August 2011 – July 2014: Vocational Training as Cook, Dresden and Cottbus, Germany
September 2017: B.Sc. in Physics, University of Rostock, Germany
September 2019: M.Sc. in Physics, University of Rostock, Germany
January 2020 - current: PhD student, Department of Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
November 2022: Lic.Eng in Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Prizes and other achievements
Prize for best poster, EI Nano Poster Day, 26.10.21
Fysik Forskarhus, Floor 5
Department of Physics
Chalmers University of Technology
SE-412 96 Göteborg