Andrey Turshatov

Dr. Andrey Turshatov

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Institute of Microstructure Technology
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Academic Degrees

1998   Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
2001   Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry (Cand. of Sci.) at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Academic career

2001-2005   Docent at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia

Research fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Project: photoswitchable luminescent ionophores at the liquid/air interface (Langmuir/Blodgett films)


Postdoc at TU Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Project: synthesis of fluorescent polymer nanoparticles via miniemulsion polymerization and investigation of film formation process with methods of time resolved fluorescent spectroscopy


Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany

Project: synthesis of new organic dyes and polymer systems for triplet-triplet annihilation up-conversion

Since 2014   Group Leader “Spectral Conversion for Photovoltaic” at the Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Synthesis and photophysical characterization of luminescent materials, time-resolved optical spectroscopy, photon up-conversion, luminescent nanomaterials, light–matter interaction, super-resolution optical microscopy, functional optical materials.

Top-5 publications

  1. M. Oldenburg, A. Turshatov, D. Busko, S. Wollgarten, M. Adams, N. Baroni, A. Welle, E. Redel, C. Wöll, B. S. Richards, I. A. Howard, Photon Upconversion at Crystalline Organic–Organic Heterojunctions (2016) Advanced Materials 28(38) 8477–8482.
  2. F. Marsico, A. Turshatov, R. Peköz, Yu. Avlasevich, M. Wagner, K. Weber, D. Donadio, K. Landfester, S. Baluschev, F. R. Wurm, Hyperbranched Unsaturated Polyphosphates as Protective Matrix for Long-Term Photon Upconversion in Air (2014) J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136(31), 11057–11064.
  3. C. Wohnhaas, V. Mailänder, M. Dröge, M. Filatov, D. Busko, Y. Avlasevich, S. Baluschev, T. Miteva, K. Landfester, A. Turshatov, Triplet-triplet annihilation upconvertion based nanocapsules for bioimaging under excitation by red and deep-red light (2013) Macromolecular Bioscience, 13 (10), 1422-1430.
  4. A. Turshatov (corresponding authors), D. Busko, Yu. Avlasevich, T. Miteva, K. Landfester, S. Baluschev, Synergetic Effect in Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion: Highly Efficient Multi-Chromophore Emitter, (2012) ChemPhysChem, 13 (13), 3112-3115
  5. A. Turshatov, D. Busko, S. Baluschev, T. Miteva, K. Landfester, Micellar Carrier for Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in Water Environment, (2011) New J. Phys. 13, 083035.


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