• Research Areas

    • The oxidation state of primitive components (e.g. amorphous silicate matrix) in chondrites
    • Stable isotope fractionation processes of highly siderophile elements (Ru, Pd) in extraterrestrial and terrestrial samples
    • The late veneer and the origin of the Earth´s volatiles
  • CV

    Education

    since
    PhD in natural sciences, Planetology, University of Münster
    since
    Master of Science, Earth Sciences, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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    Bachelor of Science, Earth Sciences, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster

    Positions

    since
    Postdoc, Institute for Planetology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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    PhD Student, Institute for Planetology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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    Research Assistent, Institute of Planetology, Work Group Prof. Dr. Kleine, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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    Student Assistent Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Work Group Prof. Dr. Wiemhöfer, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster

    Honors

    Wiley award of the Meteoritical Society – The Meteoritical Society

    External functions

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    Meteoritical Society
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    Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (DMG)
  • Publications

    • Hellmann J L, Hopp T, Burkhardt C, Becker H, Fischer-Gödde M, Kleine T. . ‘Tellurium isotope cosmochemistry: Implications for volatile fractionation in chondrite parent bodies and origin of the late veneer.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 309: 313-328. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2021.06.038.
    • Grützner T, Hopp T, Berndt J, Rohrbach A, Klemme S. . ‘Experimental investigation of Ru isotope fractionation between metal, silicate and sulfide melts.’ Chemical Geology 580: 120384. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120384.

    • Hellmann J L, Hopp T, Burkhardt C, Kleine T. . ‘Origin of volatile element depletion among carbonaceous chondrites.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 549: 116508. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116508.

    • Hopp T., Fischer-Gödde M., Kleine, T. . ‘Ruthenium isotope fractionation in protoplanetary cores.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 223: 75-89. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.11.033.
    • Timo Hopp, Thorsten Kleine. . ‘Nature of late accretion to Earth inferred from mass-dependent isotope compositions in meteorites and mantle peridotites.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 494: 50-59. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.04.058.

    • Hopp T., Vollmer C. . ‘Chemical composition and iron oxidation state of amorphous matrix silicates in the carbonaceous chondrite Acfer 04.’ Meteoritics and Planetary Science 2017, No. 1-14. doi: 10.1111/maps.12991.

    • Neuhaus K., Gerke B., Niehaus O., Koops S., Hopp T., Pöttgen R., Wiemhöfer H. D. . ‘Investigation of the cation valency and conductivity of antimony-substituted ceria.’ Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 20: 2295-2304. doi: 10.1007/s10008-016-3242-3.
    • Hopp T., Fischer-Gödde M., Kleine T. . ‘Ruthenium stable isotope measurements by double spike MC-ICPMS.’ Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 31: 1515-1526.