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Dr. Matthias Muntwiler

Beamline scientist PEARL
Molecular Nanoscience Group

Paul Scherrer Institut
Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology
WSLA/122
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 56 310 5138
E-mail: matthias.muntwiler@psi.ch

Research Interests

  • Surfaces and interfaces of organic semiconductors
  • Charge transfer at interfaces of organic and inorganic semiconductors
  • Structure-property relations in molecular electronics
  • X-ray photoelectron diffraction (XPD)
  • Angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARPES)
  • Two-photon photoelectron spectroscopy (2PPE)
  • Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM)

CV

Education
  • 2004: Ph.D. in experimental physics, University of Zürich, Switzerland, Nanostructured Magnetic Interfaces: Case Studies and New Experiment Control Software, advised by Prof. J. Osterwalder
  • 2000: Diploma in experimental physics, University of Zürich, Switzerland, Structural Analysis of Hexagonal Boron Nitride on Nickel (111) and Additional Cobalt Clusters by Angle-Scanned Photoelectron Diffraction, advised by Prof. J. Osterwalder
  • 1993: Matura, Aargauische Kantonsschule Zofingen, Switzerland
Current Position
  • 2009-present: Beamline scientist at the PEARL beamline, Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
Research Positions
  • 2007-2009: Research associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, in the group of Prof. Xiaoyang Zhu
  • 2005-2007: Postdoctoral associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, in the group of Prof. Xiaoyang Zhu
  • 2004-2005: Postdoctoral fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, in the group of Prof. Xiaoyang Zhu
Industrial Positions
  • 2004-2009: Software developer and co-owner of kspace muntwiler+gresch, Zürich, a spin-off company of the University of Zürich

Publications

Selected Publications. A full list of publications is available at ResearcherID or ORCID.


  • Surface science at the PEARL beamline of the Swiss Light Source Muntwiler M, Zhang J, Stania R, Matsui F, Oberta P, Flechsig U, Patthey L, Quitmann C, Glatzel T, Widmer R, Meyer E, Jung Thomas A, Aebi P, Fasel R, Greber T
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 24, 354 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1107/S1600577516018646


  • Probing the spatial and momentum distribution of confined surface states in a metal coordination network Zhang J, Shchyrba A, Nowakowska S, Meyer E, Jung TA, Muntwiler M
    Chem. Commun. 50, 12289 (2014).
    DOI: 10.1039/c4cc03941f


  • Exciton Dynamics at Interfaces of Organic Semiconductors Muntwiler M, Yang Q, Zhu X-Y
    J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 174, 116 (2009).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2009.02.016


  • Coulomb Barrier for Charge Separation at an Organic Semiconductor Interface Muntwiler M, Yang Q, Tisdale WA, Zhu X-Y
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 196403 (2008).
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.196403


  • Formation of Two-Dimensional Polarons that are Absent in Three-Dimensional Crystals Muntwiler M, Zhu X-Y
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 246801 (2007).
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.246801


  • Rocking motion induced charging of C60 on h-BN/Ni(111) Muntwiler M, Auwärter W, Seitsonen AP, Osterwalder J, Greber T
    Phys. Rev. B 71, 121402(R) (2005).
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.71.121402


Memberships

Professional Organizations
  • Swiss Physical Society
  • American Physical Society