Participation in the Cluster of Excellence

CiM Principal Investigator
Educational Steering Committee Member
CiM-IMPRS Graduate School Member

  • Research Area A.1: Cellular Polarization and Changes in Cell Shape
  • Research Area A.3: Functional Membrane Domains in Neuronal and Non-Neuronal Compartmentalization
  • Project FF-2016-17: Mechanisms of human sperm rheotaxis (Timo Strünker, Carsten Fallnich, project time: 07/2016 - 10/2018)
  • Project FF-2013-09: Label-free detection of lipid domains in biological membranes (Carsten Fallnich, Volker Gerke, project time: 07/2013 - 06/2015)
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CiM Papers


Rieger S, Würthwein T, Sparenberg K, Boller K-J, Fallnich C. Density matrix study of ground state depletion towards sub-diffraction-limited spontaneous Raman scattering spectroscopy. J Chem Phys 2018;148: 204110. Abstract


Brinkmann M, Hellwig T, Fallnich C. Optical parametric chirped pulse oscillation. Opt. Express 2017;25: 12884. Abstract
Rieger S, Grill D, Gerke V, Fallnich C. Quantitative spontaneous Raman scattering spectroscopy in artificial binary lipid membranes: Quantitative Raman spectroscopy in lipid membranes. J Raman Spectrosc 2017;48: 1264-1269. Abstract
Wuerthwein T, Brinkmann M, Hellwig T, Fallnich C. Rapid spectro-polarimetry to probe molecular symmetry in multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering. J Chem Phys 2017;147: 194201. Abstract


Brinkmann M, Janfruchte S, Hellwig T, Dobner S, Fallnich C. Electronically and rapidly tunable fiber-integrable optical parametric oscillator for nonlinear microscopy. Opt Lett 2016;41: 2193-2196. Abstract
Dobner S, Fallnich C. Dispersive Fourier transformation femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering. Appl. Phys. B 2016;122: 278 (6 pp.). Abstract
Rieger S, Fischedick M, Boller K-J, Fallnich C. Suppression of resonance Raman scattering via ground state depletion towards sub-diffraction-limited label-free microscopy. Opt Express 2016;24: 20745-20754. Abstract


Brinkmann M, Dobner S, Fallnich C. Light source for narrow and broadband coherent Raman scattering microspectroscopy. Opt. Lett. 2015;40: 5447. Abstract


Dobner S, Fallnich C. Hyperspectral imaging with in-line interferometric femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopy. J Chem Phys 2014;140: 084201. Abstract


Cleff C, Groß P, Fallnich C, Offerhaus HL, Herek JL, Kruse K, Beeker WP, Lee CJ, Boller K-J. Stimulated-emission pumping enabling sub-diffraction-limited spatial resolution in coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy. Phys Rev A 2013;87: 33830-33839. Abstract
Dobner S, Gross P, Fallnich C. In-line interferometric femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopy. J Chem Phys 2013;138: 244201. Abstract


Dobner S, Cleff C, Fallnich C, Gross P. Interferometric background reduction for femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering loss spectroscopy. J Chem Phys 2012;137: 174201. Abstract