Presentations

Invited Talks / Colloquia / Summer Schools

2017

25th Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Helsinki (Finland), August 20-25, 2017
"Rotational and vibrational spectroscopy in cryogenic ion traps: fingerprinting molecular tracers for astrophysics", view website.

XXVII. International Symposium on Molecular Beams (ISMB) , Concert Hall De Vereeniging, Nijmegen (Netherlands), June 25-30, 2017
"Spectroscopy of Hydrocarbon Cations in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view website.

2017 Cold Molecular Ions Workshop "Spectroscopy, Danymics and Applications of Cold Molecular Ions" , Haute Savoie (France), May 28 - June 2, 2017
"Vibrational and rotational action spectroscopy of cold molecular ions relevant for astrochemistry", view website.

Faraday Joint Interest Group Conference 2017, Warwick (UK), April 11-13, 2017
"Hydrocarbon Radical Cations as Intermediates in Interstellar Carbon Chemistry", view website.

COST Action CM1401 "Our Astrochemical History" General Meeting , Faro (Portugal), January 16-20, 2017
"Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps on Molecular Tracers for Astrophysics", view website.

2016

European Conference on Laboratory Astrophysics (ECLA2016) - "Gas on the Rocks", CSIC, Madrid (Spain), November 21-25, 2016
"High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Cold Molecular Ions", view website.

Isotopic Fractionation in the Universe, Florence (Italy), October 10-13, 2016
"Review on laboratory studies on isotopic fractionation:
From gas-phase isotope exchange reactions to isotopomer spectroscopy (and back)", view website.

Cold and controlled molecules and ions (CCMI), Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel), March 13-17, 2016
"High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Cold Molecular Ions", view website.

Focus Session "Molecular Astrophysics", Dutch Physics Conference (Physics@FOMVeldhoven), Veldhoven (The Netherlands), January 19-20, 2016
"
Hydrocarbon Radical Cations as Intermediates in Interstellar Carbon Chemistry", view website.

2015

From clouds to protoplanetary disks: the astrochemical link, October 5 - 8, 2015
"High-Resolution Action Spectroscopy of Cold Molecular Ions", view website.

Heidelberg Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop 2015, Heidelberg (Germany) October 1 - 2, 2015
"Action Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view website.

The 6th Zermatt ISM-Symposium, Zermatt (Switzerland) September 7 - 11, 2015
"Review Talk: Laboratory Astrophysics", view website.

Defining New Directions in Cold Chemical Physics, Boulder, Colorado (USA), July 8 - 10, 2015
"Rotational State-Selective Attachment of Helium to Cold, Stored Molecular Ions", view website

The XVIIIth Symposium and School on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Tomsk (Russia), June 30 - July 4, 2015
"Rotational Action Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view website

Institute for Spectroscopy, Russian Academy of Science (RAS), Troitsk (Russia), June 29, 2015
"Action Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view
website

Molecular Physics Seminar, CFEL & MPSD, Hamburg (Germany), June 1, 2015
"Action Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view website

DPG Frühjahrstagung, Heidelberg (Germany), March 23 - 27, 2015
"State-selective attachment of helium atoms to stored, cold molecular ions", view website, and abstract.

2014

Bothe Colloquium, MPIK Heidelberg (Germany), December 10, 2014
"Action Spectroscopy in Cryogenic Ion Traps", view website

ICAMDATA 2014, Jena (Germany), September 21 - 25, 2014
"Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions for Astrophysics", view website

2013

Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop 2013, Kassel (Germany), September 30 - October 2, 2013
"Spectroscopy in ion traps at 4K", view website

2012

ISM-SPP School: The Physics of the Interstellar Medium, Freising (Germany), October 1-5, 2012
"Spectroscopy of interstellar molecules", view website

UK-Germany National Astronomy Meeting NAM 2012, Manchester (UK), March 27-30, 2012
"Laboratory Investigations of Carbonaceous Molecules", view website

2011

Negative Ions and Molecules in Astrophysics, Gothenburg (Sweden), August 22-24, 2011
"Laboratory Astrophysics: Or, Finding an Anion in a Haystack", Part I, Part II, view website

Terahertz Science and Technology - The Castle Meeting, Rauischholzhausen (Germany), July 3-6, 2011
"Lifting the veil - THz observations in the universe and laboratory"

2010

ECAMP10, Salamanca (Spain), July 4-9, 2010
"Laboratory and Astronomical Detection of Carbon Chain Anions", view website

COST-The Chemical Cosmos, Workgroup Meeting, Boppard (Germany), May 9-12, 2010
"Spectroscopy of Molecular Anions", view website

pre 2010

433. WE-Heraeus-Seminar, ,,Anions - from the lab to the stars", Bad Honnef (Germany), June 7-11, 2009
"Laboratory and Astronomical Detection of Carbon Chain Anions", view website

PRAHA 2008, 20th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague (Czech Republic), September 2-6, 2008
"Molecular Anions in the Laboratory and in Space"

10th International HITRAN Conference, Keynote Talk, Cambridge (USA), June 22-24, 2008
"High Resolution Spectroscopy and Astronomical Detection of Molecular Anions"

EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland), Group Seminar Prof. T. Rizzo, April 25, 2008
"The Search for Molecules in Space: From Biomolecules to Carbon Chain Anions"

Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin (Germany), Group Seminar Prof. G. Meijer, April 15, 2008
"The Search for Molecules in Space: From Biomolecules to Carbon Chain Anions"

Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge (USA), RG Lunchtalk, March 7, 2008
"Where have all the electrons gone? Laboratory and astronomical detection of molecular anions"

University of Freiburg (Germany), Group Seminar AG Weidemüller, December 14, 2007
"Negatively Charged Molecules in Space"

University of Aarhus (Denmark), Physics Colloquium, December 11, 2007
"Negatively Charged Molecules in Space"

University of Fribourg (Switzerland), Chemistry Colloquium, December 7, 2007
"The Laboratory and Astronomical Detection of Molecular Anions"

University of Basel (Switzerland), Physical Chemistry Colloquium, December 5, 2007
" Molecular Anions in the Laboratory and in Space"

29th International Symposium on Free Radicals, Big Sky, Montana (U.S.A.), August 12-17, 2007
"Molecular Anions in the Laboratory and in Space"

Technische Universität Berlin (Germany), Astrophysical Colloquium, April 24, 2003
„Hochauflösende Laborspektroskopie: Die Suche nach neuen interstellaren Molekülen“, view website.

 

Conference Contributions (Presenter)

30. S. Brünken, F. Lipparini, J. Gauss, A. Stoffels, B. Redlich, J. Oomens, P. Jusko, S. Schlemmer
"Hydrocarbon Radical Catiosn as Intermediates in Interstellar Carbon Chemistry"
Poster, The Physics of the ISM - 6 years of ISM-SPP 1573: What have we learned, Cologne, Germany, February 13-17, 2016

29. J. Harju, O. Sipilä, S. Brünken, S. Schlemmer, P. Caselli, M. Juvela, K. M. Menten, J. Stutzki, O. Asvany, T. Kaminski
"Detection of interstellar ortho-D2H+ with SOFIA"
Talk, AG-Tagung 2016 SOFIA splinter meeting, Bochum, Germany, September 15th, 2016

28. S. Brünken, F. Lipparini, J. Gauss, A. Stoffels, B. Redlich, L. van der Meer, G. Berden, J. Oomens, S. Schlemmer
"INFRARED PREDISSOCIATION SPECTROSCOPY OF THE HYDROCARBON CATIONS C3H+, C2H+, AND C3H2+"
Talk, The 71st International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (ISMS), Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (U.S.A.), June 20-24, 2016

27. S. Brünken, L. Kluge, A. Stoffels, O. Asvany, S. Schlemmer
"HIGH-RESOLUTION ROTATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY IN A CRYOGENIC 22-POLE ION TRAP"
Talk, The 23rd International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Bologna, (Italy), September 2-6, 2014

26. S. Brünken, H.S.P. Müller, T. Kaminski, K.M. Menten, C.A. Gottlieb, N.A. Patel, K.H. Young, , M.C. McCarthy, J.M. Winters, L. Decin
"Radio Interferometric Detection of TiO and TiO2 in VY Canis Majoris: "Seeds" of Inorganic Dust Formation"
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 17-21, 2013

25. S. Brünken, L. Kluge, S. Fanghänel, A. Potapov, O. Asvany, S. Schlemmer, J. Oomens, B. Redlich, A. Stoffels
"FELion: A Cryogenic Ion Trap Apparatus for Spectroscopic Studies with FELIX"
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 17-21, 2013

24. S. Brünken, C.A. Gottlieb, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus, A. Belloche, K. Menten
"Laboratory and Astronomical Detection of Cyanic Acid, HOCN"
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 15-20, 2008

23. S. Brünken, Z. Yu, C.A. Gottlieb, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus, A. Belloche, K. Menten
"Laboratory and Tentantive Astronomical Detection of Thiocyanic Acid, HSCN"
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 15-20, 2008

22. S. Brünken, C.A. Gottlieb, H. Gupta, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus
"The Laboratory and Astronomical Detection of Molecular Anions"
Poster, The Molecular Universe: an International Meeting on Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium, Arcachon (France), May 5-8, 2008

21. S. Brünken, C.A. Gottlieb, H. Gupta, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus,
Rotational Spectra of the Carbon Chain Anions C2nH- (n=1, 2, 4) “,
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 18-22, 2007

20. S. Brünken, H.S.P. Müller, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus,
„The rotational spectrum of titanium dioxide, TiO2, a candidate for astronomical detection “,
Poster, Molecules in Space and Laboratory , Paris (France), May 14– 18, 2007

19. Z. Yu, S. Brünken, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus,
„Laboratory detection of a new molecule: thiocyanic acid (HSCN)“,
Poster, 19th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague (Czech Republic), August 19 – September 2, 2006

18. S. Brünken, H.S.P. Müller, C.P. Endres, T.F. Giesen, H. Mäder, J.C. Pearson, B.J. Drouin,
„Measurements and Analysis of High Resolution Terahertz Spectra of HDO and D2O“,
Poster, 9 th International HITRAN Conference , Cambridge (U.S.A.), June 26 - 28, 2006

17. S. Brünken, M.C. McCarthy, P. Thaddeus, R.D. Brown, P.D. Godfrey,
The Rotational Spectra of Nucleobases“,
Talk, Complex Molecules in Space, Present status and prospects with ALMA , Fuglsocentret (Denmark), May 8-11, 2006

16. S. Brünken, H.S.P. Müller, C.P. Endres, T.F. Giesen, H. Mäder, J.C. Pearson, B.J. Drouin,
„Measurements and Analysis of High Resolution Terahertz Spectra of Water“,
Poster, 19. Colloquium High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy , Salamanca ( Spain ), September 11 – 16, 2005

15. S. Brünken, H.S.P. Müller, C.P. Endres, T.F. Giesen, H. Mäder, J.C. Pearson, B.J. Drouin,
„Measurements and Analysis of High Resolution Terahertz Spectra of Water“,
Poster, IAU Symposium No. 231 , Asilomar (U.S.A.), August 28 – September 2, 2005

14. H.S.P. Müller, S. Brünken, F. Lewen, H. Habara, und G. Winnewisser,
“Accurate Rotational Spectroscopy of O 2 3 S g and 1 ? g and of SO 2 , v 2 = 0, 1, up to 2 THz”,
Poster, 18th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague ( Czech Republic ), September 8-12, 2004

13. H. Spahn, F. Lewen, S. Brünken , T. Giesen, G. Winnewisser, und A. Fayt,
“High Resolution Measurement of Pure Rotational and Vibrational Excited States of HC 3 N”,
Poster, 18th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, , Prague (Czech Republic), September 8-12, 2004

12. S. Brünken, E.A. Michael, F. Lewen, H.S.P. Müller, T. Giesen, G. Winnewisser und H. Ozeki
" Pure Rotational Transitions of Methylene (CH2) in the Terahertz Region ",
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio (U.S.A.), June 21-25, 2004

11. S. Brünken, V. Ahrens, U. Fuchs, S. Thorwirth, F. Lewen, G. Winnewisser, M. Simeckova und Š. Urban,
" Sub-Doppler spectroscopy of hydrogen and deuterium cyanide isotopomers ",
Poster, The Eighteenth Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy , Dijon (France), September 8-12, 2003

10. S. Brünken, F. Lewen, G. Winnewisser, M. Simeckova, und Š. Urban,
“Doppler-limited Rotational Spectrum of the NH Radical in the 2 THz Region”,
Poster, The Eighteenth Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy , Dijon (France), September 8-12, 2003

9. S. Brünken, U. Fuchs, F. Lewen, G. Winnewisser und Š. Urban,
" High Resolution Measurements on the Rotational Spectra of Hydrogen Cyanide Isotopomers up to 2 THz ",
Talk, International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy , Columbus , Ohio ( U.S.A. ), June 16-20, 2003

8. S. Brünken, U. Fuchs, T. Giesen, F. Lewen, G. Winnewisser und Š. Urban ,
" Sub-Doppler Measurements on the Rotational Transitions of Isotopomers of Hydrogen Cyanide ",
Poster, 17th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague (Czech Republic), September 1-5, 2002

7. S. Brünken, F. Lewen, R. Gendriesch, T. Giesen und G. Winnewisser,
"Recent Molecular Highlights at 2 THz – The Cologne Sideband Spectrometer for Terahertz Applications, COSSTA, at Work",
Poster, 17th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, , Prague (Czech Republic), September 1-5, 2002

6. K.Godehusen, S.Brünken, B.Kanngießer, P.Zimmermann, und M. Martins,
" Investigation of the 3p-3d resonances of Ti by photoion spectroscopy ",
Poster, ECAMP VII und DPG Frühjahrstagung , Berlin ( Germany ), April 2-6, 2001

5. S. Brünken, K. Godehusen, Ch. Gerth, M. Jainz, W. Malzer, A. Tutay, B. Kanngießer, und P. Zimmermann,
" Gleichzeitige Bestimmung von strahlenden und nichtstrahlenden Zerfallskanälen in der K-Schale von Natrium ",
Poster, DPG Frühjahrstagung , Bonn (Germany), April, 3-7, 2000

4. Ch. Gerth, W. Benten, S. Brünken, K. Godehusen, M. Jainz, B. Kanngießer, P. van Kampen, T. Luhmann, A. Tuta y, und P. Zimmermann,
" Photoelectron-Photoion Coincidence Spectroscopy for the Determination of the K-Shell Fluorescence Yield of Neon ",
Poster, 18th International Conference on X-ray and Inner-Shell Processes, Chicago (U.S.A.), August 23-27, 1999

3. B. Kanngießer, S. Brünken, Ch. Gerth, T. Luhmann, und P. Zimmermann
" Investigation of the Ar 2s -1 and 2p -1 and the Kr 3p -1 and 3d -1 Hole States by Photoelectron-Photoion Coincidence Spectroscopy ",
Poster, 18th International Conference on X-ray and Inner-Shell Processes, Chicago (U.S.A.), August 23-27, 1999

2. S. Brünken, Ch. Gerth, K. Godehusen, B. Kanngiesser, P. Zimmermann und M. Martins,
" Elektronenspektroskopische Untersuchungen zur Lu II 5p -1 5d Multiplettaufspaltung bei atomarem Lu ",
Poster, 63. Physikertagung der DPG , Heidelberg (Deutschland), March 15-19, 1999

1. S. Brünken, Ch. Gerth, B. Kanngiesser, T. Luhmann, und P. Zimmermann,
" Photoelektron-Photoion Koinzidenzspektroskopie zur Untersuchung der Ar 2s -1 und 2p -1 Lochzustände " ,
Poster, 63. Physikertagung der DPG , Heidelberg (Germany), March 15-19, 1999