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T. Baumbach

Prof. Dr. Tilo Baumbach

phone: 26820
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Campus Nord:
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Campus Süd:
Kaiserstr. 12
D-76131 Karlsruhe

Prof. Dr. Tilo Baumbach

Office hours:

by agreement (at Campus South or Campus North)
Phone: +49 721 608-26820
Fax: +49 721 608-26282


Current position:
  • C4 Professor (Physics) at KIT
  • Head of the Laboratory for Application of Synchrotron Radiation (LAS) at the Faculty of Physics at KIT
  • Director of the National Synchrotron Facility ANKA at KIT
  • Head of the Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation (IPS) at KIT
Previous positions:
  • Scientist at Leipzig University
  • Instrument Responsible at Institute Laue Langevin, Grenoble
  • Group leader at Fraunhofer Institute IZFP Dresden and long term visitor at ESRF Grenoble
  • Head of Fraunhofer Institute IZFP, Dresden Branch
  • Managing director of the Angströmquelle Karlsruhe GmbH
  • Head of the Institute for Synchrotron Radiation (ISS) at KIT
Research Topics:
  • X-ray scattering and imaging
  • Nano- and micro characterization
  • Application to nano science
  • Life sciences
 Selected publications:
  • V. Holy et al., Non-Specular X-Ray Reflection From Rough Multilayers, Phys. Rev. B 49, 10668 (1994)
  • M. Gailhanou et al., X-Ray Diffraction Reciprocal Space Mapping of a GaAs Surface Grating, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1623 (1993)
  • L. Helfen et al., High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Imaging of Flat Objects by Synchrotron-Radiation Computed Laminography, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 185 (2005)
  • T. van de Kamp et al., A biological screw in a beetle’s leg, Science 333: 52 (2011)
  • J. Moosmann et al., X-ray phase-contrast in vivo microtomography probes new aspects of Xenopus gastrulation, Nature 497, 374 (2013)