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Witte, Frank

Frank Witte

Chemistry Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-3116
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 321 (OS 75)


2012 Doctorate in Physical Chemistry at Kiel University
2008 Diplom (Ger.) in Chemistry at Kiel University
2002 - 2012 Studies in Chemistry at Kiel University
1997 - 2002 Studies in Pharmacy at Kiel University

Professional Activity

since 2021 Research Scientist, IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2016 - 2021 Docent at Technische Akademie Nord in Kiel and Hamburg
2014 - 2015 Trainee at Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support
2009 - 2016 Docent at North German Seminar for Radiation Protection Kiel
2008 - 2012 Research Scientist, Institute for Physical Chemistry at Kiel University

Research Interests

Scientific communication
Promotion of talents in science

Current Projects

International Chemistry Olympiad

Selected Publications

Sascha Krüger, Frank Witte, Jan Helfrich, and Jürgen Grotemeyer. Mass-analyzed-threshold- ionization (MATI) spectroscopy of 1,2,3-substituted halogenated benzenes via different inter- mediate vibrational states in the S1 state, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 937-948.
Frank Witte, Mikko Riese, Frank Gunzer, and Jürgen Grotemeyer. Mass analyzed threshold ionization (MATI) spectroscopy of trichlorobenzenes via different intermediate vibrational states in the S1 state, Int. J. Mass Spectr., 2011, 306, 129-137.
Angela Gaber, Mikko Riese, Frank Witte, and Jürgen Grotemeyer. REMPI and MATI spectros- copic investigation of dichlorobenzene–argon complexes: determination of the binding energies, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 1628-1635.