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Many people assisted me during my professional life. It's impossible to name all.
My special thanks here are to : Tatsuto Suzuki, Hans Georg von Schnering, and Reinhard Nesper.

I thank all the von Schnering group members of that time, especially the "theory and visualization team": Yuri Grin, Martin Schultheiss, Liliane Schröder, Ulrich Wedig, Waldmann. For supprting me during the writing of my thesis special thanks to: Brendan Gibson, Claude Horstman, Urs Bolle, Peter Jeitschko, Tom Sutto, Mike Harris.

ETH Zurich
All the Nesper group members, and especially those who had to survive working with me in the same office: Stefano Piotto, Christian Mensing, and Marlen Karlen.

Lucerne University of Applied Science and Art
Special thanks to Julie Harboe and especially also to Vivian, who survived the administrative work I provoked, by ordering materials from outside Switzerland, and beeing payed by a project organized via an other University. Sorry about that.

EXHIBITION: Constructing Knowledge - Models and Model-Building in Chemistry
Konstruktion von Wissen - Modelle und Modellbau in der Chemie

Exhibition at the Akademie Schloss Solitude 13. May 13 - June 25, 2005

Ich danke herzlich Herrn Prof. Dr. Reinhard Nesper und Herrn Jean-Baptiste Joly für ihre grossartige Unterstützung. Mein besonderer Dank geht an folgende Personen und Institutionen, deren Leihgaben die Ausstellung erst ermöglicht haben:

Universität Stuttgart:
Prof. Dr. Gerd Becker
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Prof. Dr. Paul Keller,
Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallchemie
Dr. Falk Lissner
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Dr. Tanja Nikelski
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Prof. Dr. Thomas Schleid
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung Stuttgart:
Prof. Dr. Dres. H. G. von Schnering
Universität Marburg, Mineralogie, Petrologie u. Kristallographie:
Prof. Dr. Werner Fischer
Prof. Dr. Elke Koch
  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich:
Dr. Peter Brack,
Institut für Mineralogie und Petrographie
Carlos Calle y Richter
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie
Prof. Dr. François Diederich
Laboratorium für Organische Chemie
Prof. Dr. Peter Dimroth
Institut für Mikrobiologie
Dr. Lynne McCusker
Laboratorium für Kristallographie
Dr. Thomas Meier
Institut für Mikrobiologie
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Nesper
Laboratorium für Anorganische Chemie
Dr. David Sargent
Institut für Molekularbiologie und Biophysik
Prof. Dr. Arthur Schweiger
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie
Dr. Carlo Thilgen
Laboratorium für Organische Chemie
PD. Dr. Wolfram Uhlig
Laboratorium für Anorganische Chemie
A special thanks to Helen, Nick, and Lu for helping me with the transportation of the models.
I will never forget the face of the customs officials, at the Swiss|German border, when we arrived with the right handed UK car packed full with strange models (and probably also it was not clear, where the driver was sitting). Shortly after the transportation of the models from Zurich to Stuttgart Nick's car broke down. I still feel guilty.



November 2013

15.–16. November 2013

October 2013

woad indigo test

I received a working grant by the city of Biel/Bienne for my project "AROUND LAKE BIEL". The project will start in March 2014.

Visual blog:

September 2013, canada golden-rod Solidago canadensis is flowering in Biel/Bienne.
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New address:

Labor für
Struktur und Farbe
General Dufourstrasse 138
CH-2502 Biel/Bienne

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Crystallography
More information on the IUCr website

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