Freiberg 2022



2nd Joint Meeting of the “Young Crystallographers“ (DGK) and the “Young Crystal Growers” (DGKK)

After we unfortunately had to cancel our jointly planned meeting in 2020 due to the Corona pandemic, we are incredibly happy to finally be able to make up for it and to create a very varied and exciting programme, highlighting the diversity of crystallography.
The meeting has taken place on:

Monday, October 03rd – Wednesday, October 05th, 2022
at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg,
Zentrum für effiziente Hochtemperatur-Stoffwandlung (ZeHS),
Winklerstraße 5, 09599 Freiberg



  •  BBQ on Monday evening.
  • Laboratory tours to ZeHS (Zentrum für effiziente Hochtemperatur-Stoffwandlung) on Tuesday & FCM (Freiberger Compound Materials) on Wednesday.
  • Conference Dinner & museum tour at „terra mineralia“ on Tuesday evening.

Lightning Talks:

  1. Advances in semiconducting metal halide perovskite crystals, Julian Höcker, Melina Armer, and Bert Nickel, Faculty of Physics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  2. Crystal structure variations and opto-electronic properties of alkali doped kesterite-type semiconductors, Henrik Prell, Galina Gurieva, Susan Schorr, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin
  3. Superstructures in new synthetic zemannite phases, Felix Eder, Alexandre Marsollier, Matthias Weil, TU Wien
  4. Synthesis and structure determination of new A2M2TeO6 phases, Tobias Wolflehner, Felix Eder, Matthias Weil, Berthold Stöger, TU Wien
  5. The refinement of anomalous dispersion parameters in small molecule single-crystal X-ray diffraction Experiments, Florian Meurer, Florian Kleemiss, Norbert Peyerimmhoff, Oleg Dolomanov, Horst Puschmann and Michael Bodensteiner, University of Regensburg, Faculty for Chemistry & Pharmacy
  6. Synchrotron PXRD measurements and phase analysis of cuneiform clay tablet replicas, Riccardo Cameli Manzo, Martin Etter, PETRA III, DESY
  7. XRD and DFT studies of new ionic lead compounds Pb[ChCN]2 and Pb[ChCN][OH] (Ch = O–Se), Alena Shlyaykher, Anna Lea Barba, Aleksandar Zivkovic and Frank Tambornino, Philipps University Marburg, Inorganic Chemistry
  8. Various doping approaches to achieve high doping level in Cz-Ge ingots, Pradeep Chandra Palleti, Alexander Gybin, Uta Juda, Mike Pietsch, Palvan Seyidov, Aravind Subramanian, Andreas Fiedler, and R. Radhakrishnan Sumathi, Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin
  9. New Complexes in the Coordination Chemistry of Cyclosiloxanes, Roman-Malte Richter, Katalin Mészáros and Carsten von Hänisch, Philipps University Marburg, Inorganic Chemistry
  10. New Solid-Solution Phase Field of Spinel-type Crystals in the System Ge-Ga-Cr-O-N via HPHT-Synthesis, Felix Sieg, Marcus Schwarz, Ulrich Bläß, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, FHP
  11. Investigation of Rhodium Coordination Polymers Grown on Gold with GIWAXS and GISAXS, Richard Neubert, Daniel Steinbach, Florian Mertens and Felix Plamper, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute for Physical Chemistry
  12. Crystal Growth and Characterization of the 12L-Perovskite Ba4CeIr3O12, Henrik Schilling, Petra Becker, University of Cologne, Department Geosciences
  13. Lattice plane buckling as a nucleation mechanism during HTVPE GaN growth, Maik Förste, Peter Fischer, Stefan Neumann, Tom Schneider, Olf Pätzold, Alexandros Charitos, David Rafaja, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, INEMET
  14. Crystallization of Thin Film Layers via Flash Lamp Annealing, Max Stöber, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, ZeHS
  15. Synthesis and structural determination of Cu-Pb-Sb-Se sulfosalts, Paul Sicher, Berthold Stöger, TU Wien
  16. Next generation multiphysical models for crystal growth processes, Arved Wintzer, Iason Tsiapkinis, Sepehr Foroushani, Kaspars Dadzis, Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin, Group Model experiments
  17. An 18th century crystallographer’s scientific toolbox: Haüy and transdiction, Carmen Schmechel and Gary Patterson, Freie Universität Berlin, Philosophy, History of science
  18. Various doping approaches to achieve high doping level in Cz-Ge ingots, Aravind Subramanian, A. Gybin, P.C Palleti, N.V. Abrosimov, and R. Radhakrishnan Sumathi, Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ), Berlin
  19. Superhard nanocrystalline materials by ‘fracturing’ crystals at high pressure?, Marcus Schwarz, Edwin Kroke, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, FHP

Academic talks:

  • Dr. Manfred Jurisch (ex FCM Freiberg): „Life as a crystal grower.“
  • Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky (BGI Bayreuth): „High Pressure Crystallography Unlimited.“
  • Dr. Sebastian Bette (MPI Stuttgart): „X-ray analysis in art.“
  • Dr. Carsten Richter (Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung, Berlin): „X-ray diffraction imaging revealing the actual structure of single crystalline materials.“

Industry talks:

  • STOE & Cie GmbH
  • Freiberg Compound Materials
  • Freiberg Instruments


To downlaod our detailed programme please click here! If you have questions about the meeting do not hesitate to contact us. You can find a detailed report about the meeting in our blog.


Organizing committee:
Sebastian Gruner (RWTH Aachen, DGKK)
Tina Weigel (TUBA Freiberg, DGK)
Melanie Nentwich (DESY Hamburg, DGK)
Kevin Keller (TUBA Freiberg, DGK)
Jan Philipp Wöhrle (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, DGK & DGKK)
Constantin Buyer (Universität Stuttgart, DGK)
Jakob Möbs (Philipps-Universität Marburg, DGK)


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