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Alexander Schlaich

Dr.

Multiscale Materials Modeling
Independent Junior Research Group Leader

Contact

Universitätsstraße 32
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 227b

Office Hours

Consultation by appointment

Subject

  • Transport properties in porous media, hydrodynamic breakdown, continuum models at the nanoscale.
  • Electrostatic interactions in nano-confinement.
  • Charge transport in porous materials for improved electrode materials in energy storage.
  • Prediction of meso-/macroscale properties from molecular interactions.
  • Surface interactions, hydration forces, mechanical properties and surface chemistry.
  • Interactions between lipid bilayers and biological relevance of membrane composition.
  1. 2023

    1. 1.
      Gravelle, Simon, Sabina Haber-Pohlmeier, Carlos Mattea, Siegfried Stapf, Christian Holm und Alexander Schlaich. 2023. NMR Investigation of Water in Salt Crusts: Insights from Experiments and Molecular Simulations. Langmuir 39, Nr. 22. Langmuir (Mai): 7548--7556. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c00036, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c00036.
    2. 2.
      Gravelle, Simon, Sabina Haber-Pohlmeier, Carlos Mattea, Siegfried Stapf, Christian Holm und Alexander Schlaich. 2023. Preprint: NMR Investigation of Water in Salt Crusts: Insights from Experiments and Molecular Simulations (Januar). doi:10.26434/chemrxiv-2023-6dml7, https://doi.org/10.26434%2Fchemrxiv-2023-6dml7.
    3. 3.
      Gravelle, Simon, David Beyer, Mariano Brito, Alexander Schlaich und Christian Holm. 2023. Assessing the validity of NMR relaxation rates obtained from coarse-grained simulations of PEG-water mixtures (Juni). doi:10.26434/chemrxiv-2022-f90tv-v4, https://doi.org/10.26434%2Fchemrxiv-2022-f90tv-v4.
    4. 4.
      Bolik, Stéphanie, Alexander Schlaich, Tetiana Mukhina, Alberto Amato, Olivier Bastien, Emanuel Schneck, Bruno Demé und Juliette Jouhet. 2023. The possible role of lipid bilayer properties in the evolutionary disappearance of betaine lipids in seed plants. bioRxiv. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2023.01.24.525350, https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2023/06/09/2023.01.24.525350.
    5. 5.
      Artemov, Vasily, Laura Frank, Roman Doronin, Philipp Stärk, Alexander Schlaich, Anton Andreev, Thomas Leisner, Aleksandra Radenovic und Alexei Kiselev. 2023. The Three-Phase Contact Potential Difference Modulates the Water Surface Charge. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 14, Nr. 20. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (Mai): 4796--4802. doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.3c00479, https://doi.org/10.1021%2Facs.jpclett.3c00479.
    6. 6.
      Jäger, Henrik, Alexander Schlaich, Jie Yang, Cheng Lian, Svyatoslav Kondrat und Christian Holm. 2023. A screening of results on the decay length in concentrated electrolytes. Faraday Discussions. Faraday Discussions (Februar). doi:10.1039/d3fd00043e, https://doi.org/10.1039/d3fd00043e.
  2. 2022

    1. 7.
      Gravelle, Simon, David Beyer, Mariano Brito, Alexander Schlaich und Christian Holm. 2022. Preprint: Reconstruction of NMR Relaxation Rates from Coarse-Grained Polymer Simulations (Dezember). doi:10.26434/chemrxiv-2022-f90tv, https://doi.org/10.26434%2Fchemrxiv-2022-f90tv.
    2. 8.
      Liese, Susanne, Alexander Schlaich und Roland R. Netz. 2022. Dielectric Constant of Aqueous Solutions of Proteins and Organic Polymers from Molecular Dynamics Simulations. The Journal of Chemical Physics. The Journal of Chemical Physics. doi:10.1063/5.0089397, https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0089397.
    3. 9.
      Artemov, Vasily, Laura Frank, Roman Doronin, Philipp Stärk, Alexander Schlaich, Anton Andreev, Thomas Leisner, Aleksandra Radenovic und Alexei Kiselev. 2022. Preprint: Elucidating contact electrification mechanism of water.
    4. 10.
      Gravelle, Simon, Christian Holm und Alexander Schlaich. 2022. Transport of thin water films: from thermally activated random walks to hydrodynamics. The Journal of Chemical Physics. The Journal of Chemical Physics. doi:10.1063/5.0099646, https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0099646.
  3. 2021

    1. 11.
      Schlaich, Alexander, Dongliang Jin, Lyderic Bocquet und Benoit Coasne. 2021. Electronic screening using a virtual Thomas--Fermi fluid for predicting wetting and phase transitions of ionic liquids at metal surfaces. Nature Materials. Nature Materials (11. November). doi:10.1038/s41563-021-01121-0, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-021-01121-0.
    2. 12.
      Tischler, Ingo, Alexander Schlaich und Christian Holm. 2021. The Presence of a Wall Enhances the Probability for Ring-Closing Metathesis: Insights from Classical Polymer Theory and Atomistic Simulations. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 30, Nr. 2. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations: 2000076. doi:10.1002/mats.202000076, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/mats.202000076.
    3. 13.
      Gonella, Grazia, Ellen H. G. Backus, Yuki Nagata, Douwe J. Bonthuis, Philip Loche, Alexander Schlaich, Roland R. Netz, u. a. 2021. Water at charged interfaces. Nature Reviews Chemistry 5, Nr. 7. Nature Reviews Chemistry (1. Juli): 466--485. doi:10.1038/s41570-021-00293-2, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41570-021-00293-2.
  4. 2020

    1. 14.
      Schulz, Julius C. F., Alexander Schlaich, Matthias Heyden, Roland R. Netz und Julian Kappler. 2020. Molecular interpretation of the non-Newtonian viscoelastic behavior of liquid water at high frequencies. Phys. Rev. Fluids 5, Nr. 10. Phys. Rev. Fluids (Oktober): 103301. doi:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.103301, https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.103301.
    2. 15.
      Loche, Philip, Cihan Ayaz, Amanuel Wolde-Kidan, Alexander Schlaich und Roland R. Netz. 2020. Universal and Nonuniversal Aspects of Electrostatics in Aqueous Nanoconfinement. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124, Nr. 21. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B: 4365–4371. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c01967, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c01967.

Short vita:

  • Since Oct. 2021: Independent Junior Research Group Leader with SimTech, University of Stuttgart/Germany
  • Jul-Dec 2020: Senior Postdoctoral Researcher/Group Leader, Insitute for Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart/Germany (Supervisor: Christian Holm)
  • 2017-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique (LiPhy), CNRS, Université Grenoble-Alpes/France (Supervisor: Benoit Coasne)
  • 2012-2017: Doctoral researcher, Freie Univerität Berlin/Germany (Supervisor: Roland R. Netz)
  • 2005-2012: Studies of physics (Dipl.-Phys.), University of Stuttgart/Germany

Full CV please see here (dated April 2024).

  • Computer simulations of complex liquids at interfaces and in confinement.
  • Monte-Carlo, Molecular Dynamics and advanced free energy methods.
  • Statistical physics and classical thermodynamics at the interface between chemical physics, physical chemistry, materials science and biology.
  • Coarse-graining and implicit solvent methods.
  • Data-driven approaches for effective properties of hierarchical porous materials.

All teaching is summarized on the group page.

EXC

  • Participating Researcher
  • Junior Research Group Leader
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