MBI staff member
Personal info


E-mail address:



Dr. Holger Stiel


+49 30 6392 1351

Project Coordinator: 4.2 "Application Laboratories and Technology Transfer"

Member of Project: 3.3 "Transient structures and Imaging with X-rays"

Head of BLiX: (together with Dr. Wolfgang Malzer, TU Berlin)


Research Topics

Short introduction:

My research and development interests cover:

  • Structure function relationships of parts of photosynthetic apparatus
  • X-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy of organic molecules
  • Design and development  of laser based short wavelength and X-ray sources
  • Soft X-ray imaging using laser based sources
  • Laboratory X-ray microscopy

Curriculum vitae

  • 1993 - present: Senior Scientist
  • 1991 - 1993: Scientist
    Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy
  • 1979 - 1991: Scientist
    Zentralinstitut für Optik und Spektroskopie (ZOS), Academy of Sciences, GDR
  • 1986: Ph.D. Thesis: "Development of a spectrometer for nonlinear absorption measurements and its application"
    Dr. rer. nat.  Humboldt University Berlin
  • 1979: Diploma Thesis: "Polaritons in CdS"
    Moscow Lomonosov State University (MSU), Moscow, Russia

Research Highlights


Publications (selection)