Marko Förstel


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Curriculum Vitae

now

PostDoc at the TU Berlin in the Institute for Optic and Atomic Physics within the research group of Prof. O. Dopfer


2014 - 2016

DFG research fellowship (PostDoc) at the W.M.Keck Research Laboratory in Astrochemistry at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the research group of Prof. Ralf I. Kaiser

Research on the formation of dipeptides on Kuiper Belt Objects


2014

PostDoc in the Hergenhahn Research Group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics funded by DFG research unit FOR 1789


2012

Ph.D. in physics (Dr. rer. nat.), Technical University, Berlin, Germany

Dissertation: Investigation of non-local autoionization processes in rare gas clusters PDF, PDF from TU-Library, PDF from MPG eDocs

Completed in the Hergenhahn research group,
Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics and Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics (Advanced Study Group of the Max-Planck Society)

2007

Diplom in physics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Thesis: Pyrene-acceptor molecules as fluorescence probes in phospholipid bilayers: PDF of the thesis

Completed in Prof. Rettig's research group,
Chemistry Institute of the Humboldt University

2003-2004

DAAD Scholarship for study abroad

Completed at the Physics Department, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenia

1999

Abitur (college preparatory high school degree)
OSZ-OHV I high school for economics, Oranienburg, Germany

Publications

2018
  • Accessing the Nitromethane (CH3NO2) Potential Energy Surface in Methanol (CH3OH)–Nitrogen Monoxide (NO) Ices Exposed to Ionizing Radiation—An FTIR and PI-ReTOF-MS Investigation S. Góbi, P. B. Crandall, P. Maksyutenko, M. Förstel and R. I. Kaiser J. Phys. Chem. A 122(9)
2017
  • Improved tandem mass spectrometer coupled to a laser vaporization cluster ion source M. Förstel, B. K. A. Jaeger, W. Schewe, P. H. A. Sporkhorst and O. Dopfer Rev. Sci. Instr. 88(12)
  • Formation of Hydroxylamine in Low-Temperature Interstellar Model Ices Y. A. Tsegaw, S. Góbi, M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko, W. Sander and R. I. Kaiser J. Phys. Chem. A 121(40)
  • Formation of Methylamine and Ethylamine in Extraterrestrial Ices and Their Role as Fundamental Building Blocks of Proteinogenic α-amino Acids M. Förstel, A. Bergantini, P. Maksyutenko, S. Góbi and R. I. Kaiser Astrophys. J. 845(1)
  • Synthesis of the Smallest Member of the Silylketene Family: H3SiC (H)=C=O G. Tarczay, M. Förstel, S. Góbi, P. Maksyutenko and R. I. Kaiser ChemPhysChem 18(8)
  • A Reflectron Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometric Study on the Degradation Pathways of Glycine on Mars in the Presence of Perchlorates and Ionizing Radiation S. Góbi, M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko and R. I. Kaiser Astrophys. J. 835(2)
  • Theoretical and experimental investigation of Electron Transfer Mediated Decay in ArKr clusters E. Fasshauer, M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion and Uwe Hergenhahn Chem. Phys. 482
  • Fluorescence cascades evoked by resonant interatomic Coulombic decay of inner-valence excited neon clusters A. Hans, L. B. Ltaief, M. Förstel, Ph. Schmidt, Ch. Ozga, Ph. Reiß, X. Holzapfel, C. Küstner-Wetekam, F. Wiegandt, F. Trinter, U. Hergenhahn, T. Jahnke, R. Dörner, A. Ehresmann, Ph. V. Demekhin and A. Knie Chem. Phys. 482
2016
  • Formation of Higher Silanes in Low-Temperature Silane (SiH4) Ices G. Tarczay, M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko and R. I. Kaiser Inorg. Chem. 55(17)
  • Long-range interatomic coulombic decay in ArXe clusters: experiment and theory M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, T. Lischke, M. Pernpointner, U. Hergenhahn and E. Fasshauer J. Phys. Chem C 120(40)
  • On the formation of amide polymers via carbonyl-amino group linkags in energetically processed ices of astrophysical relevance M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko, B. M. Jones, B. J. Sun, H. C. Lee, A. Chang and R. I. Kaiser Astrophys. J. 820(2)
  • Determination of absolute cross sections for cluster-specific decays A. Hans, A. Knie, M. Förstel, P. Schmidt, P. Reiß, C. Ozga, U. Hergenhahn and A. Ehresmann J. Phys. B 49(10)
  • On the Formation of N3H3 Isomers in Irradiated Ammonia Bearing Ices: Triazene (H2NNNH) or Triimide (HNHNNH) M. Förstel, Y. A. Tsegaw, P. Maksyutenko, A. M. Mebel, W. Sander and R. I. Kaiser Chem. Phys. Chem.
  • An isomer-specific study of solid nitromethane decomposition pathways – Detection of aci-nitromethane (H2CNO(OH)) and nitrosomethanol (HOCH2NO) intermediates P. Maksyutenko, M. Förstel, P. Crandall, B. J. Sun, M. H. Wu, A. Chang and R. I. Kaiser Chem. Phys. Lett.
  • Fluorescence cascades evoked by resonant interatomic Coulombic decay of inner-valence excited neon clusters A. Hans, L. B. Ltaief, M. Förstel, P. Schmidt, C.Ozga, P. Reiß, X. Holzapfel, C. Küstner-Wetekam, F. Wiegandt, F. Trinter, U. Hergenhahn, T. Jahnke, R. Dörner, A. Ehresmann, P. V. Demekhin and A. Knie J. Chem. Phys.
  • Pentacarbon Dioxide (C5O2) Formation and Its Role as a Tracer of Solar System Evolution M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko, A.M. Mebel and R. I. Kaiser Astrophys. J. Lett. 818(2)
  • Exploiting single photon vacuum ultraviolet photoionization to unravel the synthesis of complex organic molecules in interstellar ices M. J. Abplanalp, M. Förstel and R. I. Kaiser Chem. Phys. Lett. 644
  • Synthesis of urea in cometary model ices and implications for Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko, B. M. Jones, B. J. Sun, A. Chang and R. I. Kaiser Chem. Comm 52(4)
2015
  • Detection of the Elusive Triazane Molecule (N3H5) in the Gas Phase M. Förstel, P. Maksyutenko, B.M. Jones, B.J. Sun, S.H. Chen, A. Chang and R. Kaiser Chem. Phys. Chem. 16 (15)
  • Lyman series emission of valence and inner-shell excited gaseous H2O A. Hans, P. Schmidt, M. Förstel, U. Hergenhahn, L. B. Ltaief, H. Huckfeldt, C. Ozga, P. Reiß, A. Knie and A. Ehresmann J. Phys.: Conference Series
  • Lyman-series emission after valence and core excitation of water vapor A. Hans, A. Knie, Ph. Schmidt, L. Ben Ltaief, C. Ozga, Ph. Reiß, H. Huckfeldt, M. Förstel, U. Hergenhahn and A. Ehresmann Phys. Rev. A 92
  • A source for microhydrated biomolecules M. Förstel, M. Neustetter, S. Denifl, F. Lelievre, U. Hergenhahn Rev. Sci. Instr. pdf from MPG server
  • Competition of inelastic electron scattering and Interatomic Coulombic Decay in Ne clusters M. Mucke, T. Arion, M. Förstel, T. Lischke and U. Hergenhahn J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom.
2014
  • Using ICD for structural analysis of clusters: a case study on NeAr clusters E. Fasshauer, M. Förstel, S. Pallmann, M. Pernpointner and U. Hergenhahn New J. Phys 16
  • Detecting ultrafast interatomic electronic processes in media by fluorescence A. Knie, A. Hans, M. Förstel, U. Hergenhahn, P. Schmidt, P. Reiß, C. Ozga, B. Kambs, F. Trinter, J. Voigtsberger, D. Metz, T. Jahnke, R. Dörner, A. I. Kuleff, L. S. Cederbaum, P. V. Demekhin and A. Ehresmann New J. Phys. 16
  • Conformational and nuclear dynamics effects in molecular Auger spectra: fluorine core-hole decay in CF4 T. Arion, O. Takahashi, R. Püttner, V. Ulrich, S. Barth, T. Lischke, A. M. Bradshaw, M. Förstel and U. Hergenhahn J. Phys. B
  • Reprint of Measuring the efficiency of interatomic coulombic decay in Ne clusters M. Förstel, T. Arion and U. Hergenhahn J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom 191
2013
  • Measuring the efficiency of interatomic coulombic decay in Ne clusters M. Förstel, T. Arion and U. Hergenhahn J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom 191
  • iDEEAA: A novel, versatile apparatus for electron spectroscopy C. Lupulescu, T. Arion, U. Hergenhahn, R. Ovsyannikov, M. Förstel, G. Gavrila and W. Eberhardt J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom 191
  • The photoelectron angular distribution of water clusters C. Zhang, T. Andersson, M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, M. Tchaplyguine, O. Björneholm and U. Hergenhahn J. Chem. Phys. 138
  • Photolysis of water-radical ions H2O+ in the xuv: Fragmentation through dicationic states H.B. Pedersen, C. Domesle, L. Lammich, S. Dziarzhytski, N. Guerassimova, R. Treusch, L.S. Harbo, O. Heber, B. Jordon-Thaden, T. Arion, M Förstel, M. Stier, U. Hergenhahn and A. Wolf Phys. Rev. A 87
2012
  • New insight into the Auger decay process in O2: The coincidence perspective T. Arion, R. Püttner, C. Lupulescu, R. Ovsyannikov, M. Förstel, G. Öhrwall, A. Lindblad, K. Ueda, S. Svensson, A. M. Bradshaw, W. Eberhardt and U. Hergenhahn J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 185
  • Performance of a short magnetic bottle electron spectrometer M. Mucke, M. Förstel, T. Lischke, T. Arion, A. M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn Rev. Sci. Instr. 83.6
2011
  • Autoionization Mediated by Electron Transfer M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, A. M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn Phys. Rev. Lett. 106.3 pdf from MPG server
  • Interatomic Coulombic decay in mixed NeKr clusters T. Arion, M. Mucke, M. Förstel, A. M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn J. Chem. Phys. 134.7
  • Probing dissociative molecular dications by mapping vibrational wave functions R. Püttner, T. Arion, M. Förstel, T. Lischke, M. Mucke, V. Sekushin, G. Kaindl, A.M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn Phys. Rev. A 83
  • Photoelectron-Auger electron coincidence spectroscopy of free molecules: New experiments V. Ulrich, S. Barth, T. Lischke, S. Joshi, T. Arion, M. Mucke, M. Förstel, A. M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 183
2010
  • Energy band dispersion in photoemission spectra of argon clusters M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, T. Lischke, S. Barth, V. Ulrich, G. Öhrwall, O. Björneholm, U. Hergenhahn and A. M. Bradshaw Advances in Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics, The 37th International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics (VUVX2010) J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom.184.3-6
  • Observation of electronic energy bands in argon clusters M. Förstel, M. Mucke, T. Arion, T. Lischke, S. Barth, V. Ulrich, G. Örwall, O. Björneholm, U. Hergenhahn and A. M. Bradshaw Phys. Rev. B 82.12
  • A hitherto unrecognized source of low-energy electrons in water M. Mucke, M. Braune, S. Barth, M. Förstel,T. Lischke, V. Ulrich, T. Arion, U.Becker, A. M. Bradshaw and U. Hergenhahn Nature Phys. 6 pdf from MPG server
  • Photoelectron spectroscopy of O- at 266 nm: Ratio of ground- and excited-state atomic oxygen production and channel-resolved photoelectron anisotropy parameters C. Domesle, B. Jordon-Thaden, L. Lammich, M. Förstel, U. Hergenhahn, A. Wolf and H.-B. Pedersen Phys. Rev. A 82.3
  • Fragmentation Pathways of H+(H2O)2 after Extreme Ultraviolet Photoionization L. Lammich, C. Domesle, B. Jordon-Thaden, M. Förstel, T. Arion, T. Lischke, O. Heber, S. Klumpp, M. Martins, N. Guerassimova, R. Treusch, J. Ullrich, U. Hergenhahn, H. B. Pedersen and A. Wolf Phys. Rev. Lett. 105.25
  • Soft-x-ray fragmentation studies of molecular ions A. Wolf, H.-B. Pedersen, L. Lammich, B. Jordon-Thaden, S. Altevogt, C. Domesle,U. Hergenhahn, M. Förstel and O. Heber J. Phys. B 43.19
2008
  • Photophysical and Complexation Properties of Benzenesulfonamide Derivatives with Different Donor and Acceptor Moieties G. Özturk, M. Förstel, Y. Ergun, S. Alp and W. Rettig J. Fluoresc. 18