Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences

Salditt, Tim, Prof. Dr.

  • 1987-1993 Studies of Physics, University of Munich and Université J. Fourier, Grenoble
  • 1993 Diploma in Physics, University of Munich, with honors
  • 1995 Doctoral thesis in Physics under supervision of Prof. Dr. J. Peisl, University of Munich, summa cum laude
  • 1996 Postdoc in Prof. Safinya’s Lab, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • 2000 Associate Professor at University of Saarland, Saarbrücken
  • 2002 Full Professor for Experimental Physics (C4), University of Göttingen.

Major Research Interests

- Structure and interactions in biomolecular matter.
- Structure of biomaterials.
- Supramolecular assemblies.
- Synchrotron radiation.
- X-ray optics.
- Membrane biophysics.
- Inelastic neutron scattering.
- X-ray microscopy.

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Selected Recent Publications

  • S. Aeffner, T. Reusch, B. Weinhausen and T. Salditt (2012) Energetics of stalk intermediates in membrane fusion are controlled by lipid composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1119442109

  • Beerlink, S. Thutupalli, M. Mell, M. Bartels, P. Cloetens, S. Herminghaus and T. Salditt (2012) X-Ray propagation imaging of a lipid bilayer in solution. Soft Matter, 8, 4595-4601

  • S. Castorph, D. Riedel, L. Arleth, M. Sztucki, R. Jahn, M. Holt and T. Salditt (2010) Structure Parameters of Synaptic Vesicles Quantified by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering. Biophysical Journal, Vol. 98, Issue 7, 1200-1208

  • K. Giewekemeyer, P. Thibault, S. Kalbfleisch, A. Beerlink, C.M. Kewish, M. Dierolf, F. Pfeiffer and T. Salditt (2010) Quantitative biological imaging by ptychographic x-ray diffraction microscopy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sc. USA 107, 529-534

  • T. Salditt, S.P. Krüger, C. Fuhse, and C. Bähtz (2008) High-transmission planar X-ray waveguides. Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 184801

  • A. Jarre, C. Fuhse, C. Ollinger, J. Seeger, R. Tucoulou, T. Salditt (2005) Two-Dimensional hard x-ray beam compression by combined focussing and waveguide optics. Physical Review Letters 94, 074801

  • M.C. Rheinstädter, C. Ollinger, G. Fragneto, F. Demmel, T. Salditt (2004) Collective Dynamics of Lipid Membranes Studied by Inelastic Neutron Scattering. Physical Rewiev Letters, 93, 108107-1 - 108107-4

  • T. Salditt, M. Vogel, W. Fenzl (2003) Thermal Fluctuations and Positional Correlations in Oriented Lipid Membranes. Physical Review Letters 90. 178101

  • T. Salditt (2003) Lipid-peptide interaction in oriented bilayers probed by interface-sensitive scattering methods. Current Opinion in Structural Biology 13:467-478

  • F. Pfeiffer, C. David, M. Burghammer, C. Riekel, T. Salditt (2002) Two-dimensional x-ray waveguides. Science 297, 230