Christoph Langhammer

Professor, Chemical Physics, Department of Physics

My research group operates at the interface between materials science, nanofluidics, catalysis, nanoplasmonics and in situ spectroscopy, with a particular focus on sustainable energy-related materials and systems like metal-hydrogen interactions in nanoparticles and heterogeneous (photo)catalysts, as well as optical gas sensing. For that purpose we continuously develop and evolve our own methodologies for state-of-the-art nanofabrication and build our own customized research instrumentation. We also strive for continuously identifying and implementing strategies for the utilization and commercialization of our research results to cover the entire spectrum from fundamental research to applications that make a direct contribution to a sustainable society.

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Examiner of master course TIF260 “Energy Related Materials”.

Examiner of master course TIF120 “Surface and Nanophysics”.

Examiner of master course TIF181 “Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”.

Master Thesis Projects
Usually I have master thesis projects available and specific suggestions by students are welcome and can always be discussed. If interested, contact me by e-mail:

Christoph is both a Wallenberg Academy Fellow and an SSF Future Research leader.

We are Insplorion AB‘s partner for a Mistra Innovation project with the aim to develop a fully integrated portable nanoplasmonic air quality sensor.

Plastic Plasmonics“. Read more in an interview with Christoph.

We are partners in the “MISTRA Environmental Nanosafety” programme.

Christoph is the PI and coordinator of the Knut& Alice Wallenberg Foundation project “Single particle catalysis in nanoreactors”. Read an interview with Christoph here (in Swedish).

Christoph holds an ERC Starting Grant with the acronym “SINCAT” – Single Particle Catalysis.

Christoph holds a “Young Researcher” grant from the Swedish Research Council with project number 2014-4956.

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