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JAKOB, Peter Prof. Dr.

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Principal InvestigatorPhilipps-Universität MarburgDepartment of PhysicsRenthof 5 35037 MarburgPhone: +49-6421 28-24328Link: Project A3 (Jakob)Link: BiographyLink: Group Homepage


Experimental Physics, vibrational spectroscopy of surfaces and interfaces, surface chemistry, kinetics of surface processes, organic molecular beam deposition

University Education

1998Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil.) in Experimental Physics, TU München, “Dynamics and lateral interactions of anharmonic oscillators at surfaces”, mentor: Prof. D. Menzel
1989Doctoral degree in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.), TU München, Dissertation on “Adsorption and thermal evolution of aromatic molecules on Ru(001)”, thesis advisor: Prof. D. Menzel
1985Diploma degree in Physics (Dipl. Phys.), TU München, supervisor: Prof. D. Menzel
1979-1985Studies in Physics, Technische Universität (TU) München

Professional Experience

2002-Professor (C3) for Experimental Physics, Philipps-Universität Marburg
1998-2002Lecturer/docent (C2), Physik-Department, TU München
1992-1998Research Scientist (C1), Physik-Department E20 (Prof. D. Menzel), TU München
1990-1992Postdoc, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey (USA), Department of Surface Physics Research (Dr. Y.J. Chabal)
1989-1990Postdoc, Surface Chemistry, Laser Chemistry Department (Prof. K.-L. Kompa), Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (MPQ), Garching/München
1985-1989Research Assistant, Physik-Department E20 (Prof. D. Menzel), TU München

Honours, Awards and other Proofs of Qualification

2015-2018Vice Dean of the Physics Department, Philipps-Universität Marburg
2007-2012Examination Board Chair of the Physics Department, Philipps-Universität Marburg
1990-1992DFG-stipend: Time resolved FTIR investigations of kinetic processes at surfaces

 Selected Publications

  1. P. Jakob, B. N. J. Persson
    Probing the surface Brillouin zone by infrared absorption spectroscopy: Asymmetric line shape of vibrational combination band
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 3503 (1997).
  2. M. Gsell, P. Jakob, D. Menzel
    Effect of Substrate Strain on Adsorption
    Science 280, 717 (1998).
  3. A. Schlapka, M. Lischka, A. Groß, U. Käsberger, P. Jakob
    Surface Strain versus Substrate Interaction in Heteroepitaxial Metal Layers: Pt on Ru(0001)
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 016101 (2003).
  4. K. Donner, P. Jakob
    Structural properties and site specific interactions of Pt with the graphene/Ru(0001) moiré overlayer
    J. Chem. Phys. 131, 164701 (2009).
  5. C. R. Braatz, G. Öhl, P. Jakob
    Vibrational properties of the compressed and the relaxed NTCDA monolayer on Ag(111)
    J. Chem. Phys. 136, 134706 (2012).