Prof. Appelt


Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr.

Stephan Appelt

Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry


Building: 5381

Room: 38B012

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 20469
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22185



Research interest

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Mobile NMR, Technology Hyperpolarization
  • Atomic physics: Spectroscopy of atoms in external field
  • Laser spectroscopy: Optical detected Magnetic Resonance
  • Quantum physics: Topological Phases, Physics of strong coupled Spin systems
  • Physical Chemistry: NMR detection of Chemical reaction and Phase transition

Academic career

January 2007 Professor at RWTH Aachen University
since 2005

Lectures at the RWTH Aachen University: Quantum mechanics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

July 2004 Habilitation, RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Bernhard Blümich, "From the photon spin for magnetic resonance imaging"
since 1998

Scientific employee at the Forschungszentrum Jülich and at the RWTH Aachen University: Prof. Horst Halling (ZEL), Prof. Bernhard Blümich (ITMC, RWTH Aachen): New methods of NMR, technology of hyperpolarized gases

1997 - 1998 University Princeton, Prof. William Happer, "The Physics of spin exchange optical pumping"
1995 - 1996 University Berkeley, Prof. Alex Pines, Prof. Erwin Hahn, "NMR of hyperpolarized gases in liquids and on surfaces"
1994 - 1995

Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Stuttgart: Topological effects in nuclear spin systems

1993 Dissertation, University Stuttgart, Prof. Michael Mehring, "Paramagnetic shift Light Shift effects and geometric phase in Rb-Xe system"
1988 Diploma in Physics, University Stuttgart, "Optically detected resonance of gases in small magnetic fields"