Institut für Röntgenphysik - Salditt Gruppe

Tim Salditt - short CV


Professor für Experimentalphysik
Institut für Röntgenphysik, Fakultät für Physik, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Professional Career
2017- 2019 Department Chair (Dekan), Faculty of Physics, University of Göttingen
since 2002 Full Professor, Institute for X-Ray Physics, University of Göttingen
2000 – 2002 Associate Professor for Experimental Physics, University of the Saarland
1997 – 2000 Young Investigator, Fak.Physik & Center for Nanoscience (CeNS), University of Munich
1995 – 1997 Post-doctoral Researcher, University of California at Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

Academic Education
2000 Habilitation in Experimental Physics, Sektion Physik, University of Munich (LMU)
1993 – 1995 PhD in Physics, with Prof. Dr. J. Peisl, Sektion Physik, University of Munich (LMU)
1987 – 1993 Studies of Physics, University of Munich (LMU) and University J. Fourier, Grenoble

Fellowships, Awards, Offers and Honours
2011 Elected Member Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
2007 Offer Professorship (C3), TU Munich (declined)
2002 Offers Professorship (C3), TU Darmstadt and Univ. of the Saarland (declined)
1995 – 1997 DAAD Postdoctoral fellowship
1995 Ernst-Eckhart-Koch Preis für Forschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung

Professional Activities
-Member of Scientific Advisory Board Laserlaboratorium Göttingen (Since 2009)
-Spokesperson Sonderforschungsbereich 755, Nanoscale Photonic Imaging (2007-2019)
-Spokesperson Courant Research Centre Nano-Spectroscopy & X-Ray imaging (2009-2015)
- Reviewer for various research institutions (DFG, BMBF, ERC, GIF, Humboldt, SNF)
-Sevice on various committes, advisory boards and panels for synchrotron radiation:
DESY, Beamtime Review Panel (1/2000-1/2002, 2003-2007, 2014-2016), European Synchrotron Radiation Facility: Scientific Advisory Board (2006-2008), Advisory and Review-team: European X-Ray Free Electron Laser/Materials imaging and diffraction beamline (2014-2017), Elected Member of German committee for Synchrotron Radiation (2002-2004,2014-2016)


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

Selected Publications

1. M. Bernhardt, J.-D. Nicolas, M. Osterhoff, H. Mittelstädt, M. Reuss, B. Harke, A. Wittmeier, M. Sprung, S. Köster, T. Salditt. Correlative microscopy approach for biology using x-ray holography, x-ray scanning diffraction, and STED microscopy, Nature Comm. 9, 3641 (2018).
2. M. Töpperwien, F. Van der Meer, C. Stadelmann, T. Salditt. Three-dimensional virtual histology of human cerebellum by X-ray phase-contrast tomography, Proc.Natl.Acad.Sc., 01678 (2018).
3. T. Salditt, T. Aspelmeier, S. Aeffner. Biomedical Imaging: Principles of Radiography, Tomography and Medical Physics, De Gruyter Textbook (2017).
4. M. Vassholz, B. Koberstein-Schwarz, A. Ruhlandt, M. Krenkel, T. Salditt. New X-Ray Tomography Method Based on the 3D Radon Transform Compatible with Anisotropic Sources Phys.Rev.Lett.116, 088101 (2016).
5. A.-L. Robisch, J. Wallentin, A. Pacureanu, P. Cloetens, and T. Salditt. Holographic imaging with a hard x-ray nanoprobe: ptychographic versus conventional phase retrieval, Opt.Lett. 41, 5519-5522 (2016)
4. T. Salditt, S. Hoffmann, M. Vassholz, J. Haber, M. Osterhoff, J. Hilhorst. X-Ray Optics on a Chip: Guiding X Rays in Curved Channels, Phys.Rev.Lett.115, 203902 (2015).
5. M. Bartels, M. Krenkel, J. Haber, R. N. Wilke, T. Salditt. X-Ray Holographic Imaging of Hydrated Biological Cells in Solution, Phys.Rev.Lett.114, 048103 (2015).
6. T. Reusch, F.Schülein, J.D.Nicolas, M.Osterhoff, A.Beerlink, H.J.Krenner, M.Müller, A.Wixforth, T. Salditt. Collective Lipid Bilayer Dynamics Excited by Surface Acoustic Waves, Phys.Rev.Lett.113, 118102 (2014).
7. T.Reusch, D.D.Mai, M.Osterhoff, D.Khakhulin, M.Wulff, T.Salditt. Nonequilibrium Dynamics in Photo excited Lipid Multilayers by Time Resolved Diffuse X-Ray Scattering. Phys.Rev.Lett.111, 268101 (2013).
8. M. Bartels, V. H. Hernandez, M. Krenkel, T. Moser, T. Salditt. Phase contrast tomography of the mouse cochlea at microfocus x-ray sources, Appl.Phys.Lett.103, 083703 (2013).
9. S. Aeffner, T. Reusch, B. Weinhausen, T. Salditt. Energetics of stalk intermediates in membrane fusion are controlled by lipid composition, Proc.Natl.Ac.Sci.109, 1609-1618 (2012).
10. K. Giewekemeyer, P. Thibault, S. Kalbfleisch, A. Beerlink, C. M. Kewish, M. Dierolf, F. Pfeiffer, T. Salditt. Quantitative biological imaging by ptychographic x-ray diffraction microscopy. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 107, 529 (2010).
11. T. Salditt, S. P. Krüger, C. Fuhse, C. Bähtz (2008) High-transmission planar X-ray waveguides. Phys.Rev.Lett.100, 184801 (2008).
12. C. Fuhse, C. Ollinger, T. Salditt. Waveguide-based off-axis holography with hard X-rays. Phys.Rev.Lett.97, 254801 (2006).
13. M. C. Rheinstädter, W. Häußler, T. Salditt. Dispersion Relation of Lipid Membrane Shape fluctuations by Neutron Spin-Echo Spectrometry. Phys.Rev.Lett.97, 04813 (2006).
14. T. Salditt, M. Vogel, W. Fenzl. Thermal Fluctuations and Positional Correlations in Oriented Lipid Membranes. Phys.Rev.Lett.90, 178101 (2003).
15. F. Pfeiffer, C. David, M. Burghammer, C. Riekel, T. Salditt. Two-Dimensional X-ray Waveguides and Point Sources. Science 297, 230 (2002).