Institut für Röntgenphysik - Salditt Gruppe

Tim Salditt - short CV

Year of birth: 1965, Gender: male, Nationality: German

Professor at the Institute for X-Ray Physics, Faculty of Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Academic Education
2000 Habilitation in Experimental Physics, Sektion Physik and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München
1993 – 1995 PhD in Physics, Sektion Physik and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München
1987 – 1993 Studies of Physics and Theoretical Physics, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München and Université J. Fourier, Grenoble

Professional Career
Since 2002 Professor for Experimental Physics, Institute for X-Ray Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
2000 – 2002 Associate Professor for Experimental Physics, Universität des Saarlandes
1997 – 2000 Post-doctoral Researcher, Experimental Physics, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München
1995 – 1997 Post-doctoral Researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

Fellowships, Awards and Honours
2011 Elected Member Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
1995 – 1997 NATO/DAAD Postdoctoral fellowship
1995 Ernst-Eckhart-Koch Preis (Dissertation) Forschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung

Professional Activities
Since 2014 Elected Member of German committee for Synchrotron Radiation
Since 2014 Advisory and Review-team: European X-Ray Free Electron Laser/Materials imaging and diffraction beamline
Since 2012 Elected Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
Since 2011 Advisory and Review Board Member, MID Instrument, European X-ray Free electron Laser, Hamburg
Since 2009 Member of Scientific Advisory Board Laserlaboratorium Göttingen
Since 2007 Spokesperson Sonderforschungsbereich 755, Nanoscale Photonic Imaging
2009-2015 Spokesperson Courant Research Centre Nano-Spectroscopy & X-Ray imaging
DESY Beam Review Panel (1/2000-1/2002, 2003-2007, 2014-2016), European Synchrotron Radiation Facility: Scientific Advisory Board (2006-2008)
1997 Ernst-Eckhard-Koch Award (German Synchrotron Radiation)

Research Interests
Structural Biophysics; X-ray Optics and Imaging; Membrane self-assembly and shape transformation; Phase Contrast Tomography and Biomedical Imaging

Selected Publications
1. M. Vassholz, B. Koberstein-Schwarz, A. Ruhlandt, M. Krenkel, T. Salditt (2016) New X-Ray Tomography Method Based on the 3D Radon Transform Compatible with Anisotropic Sources Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 088101
2. A. Pein and S. Loock and G. Plonka and T. Salditt (2016) Using sparsity information for iterative phase retrieval in x-ray propagation imaging, Opt. Express, 24 , 8332-8343
3. A.-L. Robisch, J. Wallentin, A. Pacureanu, P. Cloetens, and T. Salditt (2016) Holographic imaging with a hard x-ray nanoprobe: ptychographic versus conventional phase retrieval, Opt. Lett. (2016), 41, 5519-5522
4. T. Salditt, S. Hoffmann, M. Vassholz, J. Haber, M. Osterhoff, J. Hilhorst (2015) X-Ray Optics on a Chip: Guiding X Rays in Curved Channels, Physical Review Letters, 115, 203902
5. M. Krenkel, A. Markus, M. Bartels, C. Dullin, F. Alves, T. Salditt (2015) Phase-contrast zoom tomography reveals precise locations of macrophages in mouse lungs Sci. Rep. 5, 09973
6. M. Bartels, M. Krenkel, J. Haber, R. N. Wilke, and T. Salditt (2015) X-Ray Holographic Imaging of Hydrated Biological Cells in Solution, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 048103
7. J. Wallentin, M. Osterhoff, R. N. Wilke, K.-M. Persson, L.-E. Wernersson, M. Sprung and T. Salditt (2014) Hard X-ray Detection Using a Single 100 nm Diameter Nanowire. Nano Lett., DOI:
8. T. Reusch, F. J. R. Schülein, J. D. Nicolas, M. Osterhoff, A. Beerlink, H. J. Krenner, M. Müller, A. Wixforth, and T. Salditt (2014) Collective Lipid Bilayer Dynamics Excited by Surface Acoustic Waves, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 118102
9. J. Hagemann, A.-L. Robisch, D. R. Luke, C. Homann, T. Hohage, P. Cloetens, H. Suhonen, and T. Salditt (2014) Reconstruction of wave front and object for inline holography from a set of detection planes, Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 11552-11569
10. T. Reusch, D. D. Mai, M. Osterhoff, D. Khakhulin, M. Wulff, T. Salditt (2013) Nonequilibrium Collective Dynamics in Photoexcited Lipid Multilayers by Time Resolved Diffuse X-Ray Scattering. Phys Rev Lett 111: 268101.
11. M. Bartels, V. H. Hernandez, M. Krenkel, T. Moser, T. Salditt (2013) Phase contrast tomography of the mouse cochlea at microfocus x-ray sources, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 083703
12. S. Aeffner, T. Reusch, B. Weinhausen and T. Salditt (2012) Energetics of stalk intermediates in membrane fusion are controlled by lipid composition, Proc.Natl.Ac.Sci. 109, 1609-1618
13. K. Giewekemeyer, S. P. Krüger, S. Kalbfleisch, M. Bartels, C. Beta, and T. Salditt (2011) X-ray propagation microscopy of biological cells using waveguides as a quasipoint source, Phys. Rev. A 83, 023804
14. K. Giewekemeyer, P. Thibault, S. Kalbfleisch, A. Beerlink, C. M. Kewish, M. Dierolf, F. Pfeiffer, T. Salditt (2010) Quantitative biological imaging by ptychographic x-ray diffraction microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107: 529-534.
15. A. Beerlink, M. Mell, M. Tolkiehn, and T. Salditt (2009) Hard x-ray phase contrast imaging of black lipid membranes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 203703
16. T. Salditt, S. P. Krüger, C. Fuhse, C. Bähtz (2008) High-transmission planar X-ray waveguides. Phys Rev Lett 100: 184801.
17. C. Fuhse, C. Ollinger, T. Salditt (2006) Waveguide-based off-axis holography with hard X-rays. Phys Rev Lett 97: 254801.
18. M. C. Rheinstädter, W. Häußler, T. Salditt (2006) Dispersion Relation of Lipid Membrane Shape fluctuations by Neutron Spin-Echo Spectrometry. Phys Rev Lett 97: 04813.
19. T. Salditt, M. Vogel, W. Fenzl (2003) Thermal Fluctuations and Positional Correlations in Oriented Lipid Membranes. Phys Rev Lett 90: 178101.
20. F. Pfeiffer, C. David, M. Burghammer, C. Riekel, T. Salditt (2002) Two-Dimensional X-ray Waveguides and Point Sources. Science 297: 230-234.