Center for Nanosystems Chemistry

Solar Technologies Go Hybrid

SolTech is an interdisciplinary project initiated by the Government of Bavaria to explore innovative concepts for converting solar energy into electricity and non-fossil fuels. SolTech complements research by chemists and physicists at five different Bavarian Universities and is funded with 50 million Euro.


Bayerisches Polymer Institut

The Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Polymers of the Bayerisches Polymer Institut, initiated in 2016 as a joint research institute of the Universities of Bayreuth, Erlangen-Nürnberg and Würzburg.


Just Published

Supramolecular Approaches to Improve the Performance of Ruthenium-Based Water Oxidation Catalysts
V. Kunz, D. Schmidt, M. Röhr, R. Mitric,  F. Würthner    
Advanced Energy Materials
First published: June 6th, 2017
DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602939

Near-IR Absorbing J-Aggregate of an Amphiphilic BF2-
Azadipyrromethene Dye by Kinetic Cooperative Self-Assembly

Z. Chen, Y. Liu, W. Wagner, V. Stepanenko, X. Ren, S. Ogi, F. Würthner
Angewandte Chemie
First published: March 29th, 2017

Marcus Schulze was awarded for his dissertation

Student representative of the Keylab of “Solar Technology Go Hybrid”, Marcus Schulze, from the working group of Prof. Frank Würthner, received an award from the Lower Franconian Youth Foundation and the University of Würzburg for his excellent...

Prof. Dr. Frank Würthner and Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker (Photo: Leopoldina/Scholz)

Elected Member of two Scientific Academies

Prof. Frank Würthner has been elected member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Both academies are thus honouring Würthner’s outstanding scientific achievements.


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