Group Members

Yves Garmshausen
Graduate Student

AG Hecht
Department of Chemistry
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Brook-Taylor-Str. 2, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Lab:      3'125
Phone: +49 (0)30 2093-7453
Email:   yves.garmshausen
Yves Garmshausen

Curriculum Vitae

September 2, 1987 born in Berlin, Germany
10/2008 - 11/2013 Chemistry studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
06/2011 - 10/2012 Research as undergraduate student at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, in the group of Prof. Stefan Hecht
01/2013 - 11/2013 Diplom research thesis at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, under the guidance of Prof. Stefan Hecht
Since 12/2013 Doctoral research at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, under the guidance of Prof. Stefan Hecht


"Photoswitchable Dipoles for the Electronic Modulation of Organic/Inoragnic Interlayers"


2019 2018 2017 2015 2014


Q. Wang, G. Ligorio, R. Schlesinger, V. Diez-Cabanes, D. Cornil, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht,* J. Cornil*, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil*, N. Koch*: “Switching the electronic properties of ZnO surfaces with negative T-type photochromic pyridyl-dihydropyrene layers and impact of Fermi level pinning”, Adv. Mater. Interfaces published onlione DOI: 10.1002/admi.201900211


J. Simbrunner*, S. Hofer, B. Schrode, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht, R. Resel, I. Salzmann: "Indexing Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction Patterns of Thin Films: Lattices of Higher Symmetry", J. Appl. Cryst. 2019, 52, 428-439.


S. Vempati, J.-C. Deinert, L. Gierster*, L. Bogner, C. Richter, N. Mutz, S. Blumstengel, A. Zykov, S. Kowarik, Y. Garmshausen, J. Hildebrandt, S. Hecht, J. Stähler: "Uncovering the (un-)occupied electronic structure of a buried hybrid interface", J. Phys.: Condens. Mater. 2019, 31, 094001 (special issue "Internal Interfaces") DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/aaf98a


J. Niederhausen, Y. Zhang, F. Cheenicode Kabeer, Y. Garmshausen, B. M. Schmidt, Y. Li, K.-F. Braun, S. Hecht, A. Tkatchenko, N. Koch*, S. W. Hla*: "Subtle Fluorination of Conjugated Molecules Enables Stable Nanoscale Assemblies on Metal Surfaces", J. Phys. Chem. C  2018, 122, 18902-18911. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03398


K. Klaue, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht*: ”Taking Photochromism Beyond Visible: Direct One-Photon NIR Photoswitches Operating in the Biological Window“, Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 1429-1432; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1414-1417. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201709554



C.-Y. Huang, A. Bonasera, L. Hristov, Y. Garmshausen, B. M. Schmidt, D. Jacquemin*, S. Hecht*: "N,N'-Disubstituted Indigos as Readily Available Red-Light Photoswitches with Tunable Thermal Half-Lives", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 15205-15211. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08726 


Y. Garmshausen, K. Klaue, S. Hecht*: "Dihydropyrene as an Aromaticity Probe for Partially Quinoid Push-Pull Systems", ChemPlusChem 2017, 18, 1025-1029. DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201700068


J. Meyer, A. Nickel, R. Ohmann, Lokamani, C. Toher, D. A. Ryndyk, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht, F. Moresco,* G. Cuniberti: “Tuning the formation of discrete coordination nanostructures“ Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 12621-12624. DOI: 10.1039/c5cc02723c


M. Sparenberg,* A. Zykov,* P. Beyer, L. Pithan, C. Weber, Y. Garmshausen, F. Carla, S. Hecht, S. Blumstengel, F. Henneberger, S. Kowarik: "Controlling the growth mode of para-sexiphenyl (6P) on ZnO by partial fluorination"  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 26084-26093. DOI: 10.1039/c4cp04048a


Y. Garmshausen, J. Schwarz, J. Hildebrandt, B. Kobin, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht*: “Making Non-symmetrical Bricks: Synthesis of Insoluble Dipolar Sexiphenyls" Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2838-2841. DOI: 10.1021/ol5009087