Prof. em. Klaus Lunkwitz

Prof. em. Klaus Lunkwitz

Until the end August 2002 Prof. Dr. Klaus Lunkwitz was Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden and until the end of September 2002 he also headed the Subinstitute Polymeric Materials of the IPF and was a member of the Institute of  Materials Science at the Technical University Dresden heading the chair of "Polymeric Materials" and "Functional Polymer Materials".

Fields of Work

  • Chemical modification of polymers
  • Surface modification of polymers
  • Polyelectrolyte complexes
  • Degradation of polymers, especially degradation of fluoropolymers by high energy irradiation
  • Polymeric materials
  • Polymer membranes

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  • text books

    • Autorenkollektiv, Mitautor: K. Lunkwitz
      in: Technologie der Strahlenchemie von Polymeren,
      Hrsg. von A. Heger - Berlin: Akademieverlag 1990 sowie München: Carl Hanser Verlag 1990 -
    • Autorenkollektiv, Mitautor: K. Lunkwitz
      in: Werkstoffwissenschaft,
      hrsg. von W. Schatt; H. Worch, 9. Auflage, Leipzig, Stuttgart: Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 2002
    • Autorenkollektiv, Mitautor: K. Lunkwitz
      in: Werkstoffe des Maschinen-, Anlagen- und Apparatebaus,
      hrsg. von W. Schatt, G. Zouhar, 5. Auflage, Leipzig, Stuttgart: Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 1998

  • selected publications from previous years

    • Buchhammer, H.-M.; Petzold, G.; Lunkwitz, K.;
      Salt effect on Formation and properties of interpolyelectrolyte complexes and their interactions with silica particles,

      Langmuir 15 (1999) 12, 4306-4310
    • Bauer, D.; Buchhammer, H.-M.; Fuchs, A., Jaeger, W.; Killmann, E.; Lunkwitz, K.; Rehmet, R.; Schwarz, S.;
      Stability of colloidal silica, sikron and polystyrene latex influenced by the adsorption of polycations of different charge density,

      Colloids and Surface A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 156 (1999), 291-305
    • Petzold, G.; Nebel, A.; Buchhammer, H.-M.; Lunkwitz, K.;
      Preparation and characterization of different polyelectrolyte complexes and their application as flocculants,
      Colloid Polymer Sci. 276 (1998), 125-130
    • Lunkwitz, K.; Bürger, W.; Lappan, U.; Brink, H.-J.; Ferse, A.;
      Surface modification of fluoropolymers,
      J. Adhes. Sci. Technol. 9 (1995) 3, 297-310
    • Lunkwitz, K.;  Brink, H.-J.; Handte, D.; Ferse, A.;
      The Radiation Degradation of Polytetrafluoroethylene Resulting in Low-Molecular and Functionalized Perfluorinated Compounds,
      Radiat. Phys. Chem. 33 (1989) H. 6, 523-532