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Dr. Ralf Zimmermann

Institute of Biofunctional Polymer Materials
+49 351 4658 258 +49 351 4658 533

Personal data

  • 1998: diploma in Physical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida
  • 2004: PhD at the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Technical University of Dresden
  • since 1998: research scientist at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden

Fields of work

  • charge formation processes at polymers in aqueous solutions
  • ion specific phenomena at solid/liquid interfaces
  • electrosurface phenomena at supported lipid bilayer membranes
  • theory of the charge formation at soft surfaces
  • ion and fluid transport at polymer interfaces
  • development of new analytical techniques for the characterisation of surface charge
  • combination of electrokinetic and spectroscopic methods
  • microfluidic