Dr. rer. nat., Universitätsprofessor

Stephan Appelt

Prof. Appelt
Lehrstuhl für Makromolekulare Chemie


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38B012

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 20469
Fax: +49 241 80 22185



Research interest

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Mobile NMR, Technology Hyperpolarization
  • Atomic physics: Spectroscopy of atoms in external field
  • Laser spectroscopy: Optical detected Magnetic Resonance
  • Quantum physics: Topological Phases, Physics of strong coupled Spin systems
  • Physical Chemistry: NMR detection of Chemical reaction and Phase transition

Academic career

January 2007 Professor at the RWTH Aachen
July 2004 Habilitation, RWTH Aachen, Prof. Bernhard Blümich, "From the photon spin for magnetic resonance imaging"
1997 - 1998 University Princeton, Prof. William Happer, "The Physics of spin exchange optical pumping"
1995 - 1996 University Berkeley, Prof. Alex Pines, Prof. Erwin Hahn, "NMR of hyperpolarized gases in liquids and on surfaces"
1994 - 1995 Postdoc at University Houston, U.S.A: "Investigation of spatiotemporal patterning" bei Prof. Dr. D. Luss
1994 Promotion in Bremen (Dr. rer. nat.): "The effect of spatial non-uniformity, global coupling and drift to the dynamic heterogeneous catalytic systems model" with Prof. Dr. N. I. Jaeger, Dr. P. J. Plath
1993 Dissertation, University Stuttgart, Prof. Michael Mehring, "Paramagnetic shift Light Shift effects and geometric phase in Rb-Xe system"
1988 Bachelor in Physics, University Stuttgart, "Optically detected resonance of gases in small magnetic fields"