Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Günther Rupprechter

Günther Rupprechter

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2012

  • Institut für Materialchemie, Technische Universität Wien


Research Areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Surface chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Materials chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry



Selected Memberships:

  • Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker
  • Chemisch Physikalische Gesellschaft
  • Katalyse und Oberflächenchemie der Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker GÖCh
  • Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft
  • European Federation of Catalysis Societies EFCATS
  • International Association of Catalysis Societies IACS

Selected Prizes:

  • Jochen-Block-Preis der DECHEMA für Arbeiten über „Surface Science Methoden in der heterogenen Katalyse“

Selected Publications:

  • Vogel, D.; Spiel, Ch.; Suchorski, Y.; Trinchero, A.; Schlögl, R. et al. [..] (2012) Local light-off in catalytic CO oxidation on low-index Pt and Pd surfaces: a combined PEEM, MS and DFT study. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Bd. 51, S. 10041-10044.
  • Föttinger, K.; Van Bokhoven, J. A.; Nachtegaal, M.; Rupprechter, G. (2011) Dynamic structure of a working methanol steam reforming catalyst: in situ quick-EXAFS on Pd/ZnO nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry, Bd. 2 (5), S. 428-433.
  • Rameshan, CH.; Stadlmayr, W.; Weilach, CH.; Penner, S.; Lorenz, H. et al. [..] (2010) Subsurface-controlled CO2-selectivity of PdZn near-surface alloys in H2 generation by methanol steam reforming. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Bd. 49, S. 3224-3227.
  • Rupprechter, G. (2007) Sum Frequency Generation and Polarization-Modulation Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy of Functioning Model Catalysts from Ultrahigh Vacuum to Ambient Pressure. Advances in Catalysis, Bd. 51, S. 133-263.
  • Dellwig, T.; Rupprechter, G.; Unterhalt, H.; Freund, H.-J. (2000) Bridging the pressure and materials gaps: High pressure sum frequency generation study on supported Pd nanoparticles. Physical Review Letters, Bd. 85, S. 776-779.