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Laboratory Astrophysics & Spectroscopy

In the Laboratory Astrophysics Group we investigate the quantum physics of interstellar molecules. We develop special spectroscopic techniques to hunt for new molecules in the laboratory and in space.

Contact information:

Phone: +49 221 / 470 7880
E-mail: schlemmer (at) ph1.uni-koeln.de

Consultation hours

Upon agreement in Room 306 in the I. Institute of Physics, University of Cologne

Recent Highlights

Paper on CH3OD Published

Paper on CH3OD Published

You can now read about our collaboration on the analysis of CH3OD with a reanalysis of CH3OD toward IRAS 16293–2422.
Paper on EthylCP Published

Paper on EthylCP Published

Our analysis of the rotational spectrum of EthylCP is now published. Similar to EthylCN, just with a P.
Different Talks @ ISMS 2024

Different Talks @ ISMS 2024

Some of our group members contributed to ISMS 2024 with topics seen on this cake very tasty cake.
Rotational Spectroscopy of Thioformaldehyde

Rotational Spectroscopy of Thioformaldehyde

Our article on the four lowest vibrational states of H2CS and H2C34S is a textbook example of Coriolis interaction.
Isobutene detected in Space

Isobutene detected in Space

Our paper on the analysis and detection of Isobutene is now accepted and available.
Kick-Off Meeting for new CRC 1601

Kick-Off Meeting for new CRC 1601

Our group is part of the new CRC 1601 which started at the beginning of October with a first kick-off meeting.

More highlights can be found in the highlights archive.