Raphael Jay

Postdoctoral position at Department of Physics and Astronomy, X-ray Photon Science

Visiting address:
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

My research is within the Chemical and Bio-molecular physics program and generally focusses on the photochemistry of transition metal complexes. Specifically, I'm interested in understanding the catalytic activity of intermediates in C-H activation reactions. To this end, I use time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy to study the temporal evolution of the valence electronic structure in transition metal-based photocatalysts.

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 2013

Master of Science in Physics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 2015

PhD in Experimental Physics, Universität Potsdam and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, Germany, 2015 - 2020, Title: “Principles of charge distribution and separation: The case of iron complexes probed by X-ray spectroscopy”


Carl-Ramsauer-Price 2020 (awarded for outstanding doctoral thesis in physics and adjacent fields of research)

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Raphael Jay