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Pubs. M.U. Kumke

(ORCID 0000-0002-3395-9379)


S. Nacak, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. C (2023), accepted for publication. "Looking at the Sc(III)- and Y(III)- Lattice for Upconversion Nanoparticles Complemented by Eu(III) Down Shifting Luminescence"

T. Sprenger, T. Schwarze, H. Müller, E. Sperlich, H.--J. Holdt, M. Nazaré, A. Hentsch, S. Eidner, R. Kraft, M.U. Kumke; Chemistry—A European Journal (2023) DOI: 10.1002/chem.202301622. "Selective and pH-Independent Detection of Ba2 + in Water by a Benzo-21-crown-7-Functionalized BODIPY."

M. Reuß, S. Oswald, M. Munz, M.U. Kumke; Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation (2023) DOI: 10.1111/gwmr.12590. "Optical in situ monitoring of acid mining drainage remediation: Laboratory and model investigation."

S. Dettmann, N.M. Huittinen, N. Jahn, J. Kretzschmar, M.U. Kumke, T. Kutyma, J. Lohmann, T. Reich, K. Schmeide, S. Shams Aldin Azzam, L. Spittler, J. Stietz; Frontiers in Nuclear Engineering (2023) DOI: 10.3389/fnuen.2023.1124856. "Influence of gluconate on the retention of Eu(III), Am(III), Th(IV), Pu(IV), and U(VI) by C-S-H (C/S = 0.8)."


M. P. Yeste, J. C. Hernandez-Garrido, M. U. Kumke, S. Alvarado, M. A. Cauqui, J. J. Calvino, P.A. Primus;  ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 5 (2022) 6316–6326. "Low-Temperature Growth of Reactive Pyrochlore Nanostructures on Zirconia-Supported Ceria: Implications for Improved Catalytic Behavior."

A. Lopez de Guerenu, D.T. Klier, T. Haubitz, M.U. Kumke; Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 21 (2022) 235 - 245. "Influence of Gd(III) doping concentration on the properties of Na(Y,Gd)F4:Yb,Tm upconverting  nanoparticles and their long-term aging behavior."


T. Haubitz, B. Drobot, S. Tsushima, R. Steudtner, T. Stumpf, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 125 (2021) 4380 - 4389. "Quenching mechanism of uranyl(VI) by chloride and bromide in aqueous and non-aqueous solutions."

P. Bastian, N. Robel, P. Schmidt, T. Schrumpf, C. Günther, V. Roddatis, M.U. Kumke; Biosensors 11 (2021) DOI: 10.3390/bios11120515. "Resonance energy transfer to track the motion of lanthanide ions - what drives the intermixing in core-shell upconverting nanoparticles?


P. Bastian, L. Yu, A. Lopez de Guerenu, R. Haag, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. C 124 (2020) 28623 - 28635. "Bioinspired confinement of upconversion nanoparticles for improved performance in aqueous solution."

T. Haubitz, W. Fudickar, T. Linker, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A  124 (2020) 11017 - 11024. "pH sensitive fluorescence switching of pyridylanthracenes: the effect of the isomeric pattern."

P. Bastian, S. Nacak, V. Roddatis, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. C 124 (2020) 11229 - 11238. "Tracking the motion of lanthanide ions with core-shell-shell NaYF4 nanocrystals via resonance energy transfer."

E. Mikhalyova, M. Zeller, J.P. Jasinski, R. Butcher, L. Carrella, A. Sedykh, K. Gavrilenko, S. Smola, F. Sergii, M. Frasso, S.C. Cazorla, K. Perera, A. Shi, H.G. Ranbar, C. Smith, A. Deac, Y. Liu, S.M. McGee, V.P. Dotsenko, M.U. Kumke, K. Muller-Buschbaum, E. Rentschler, A. Addison, V. Pavlishchuk; Dalton Transactions 49 (2020) 7774 - 7789. "Combination of single-molecule magnet behaviour and luminescence properties in a new series of lanthanide complexes with tris(pyrazolyl)borate and oligo( -diketonate) ligands."

T. Haubitz, L. John, D. Freyse, P. Wessig, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 124 (2020) 4345 - 4353 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c01880). "Investigating the sulfur 'twist' on the photophysics of DBD dyes."

S. Chemura, T. Haubitz, P.A. Primus, M. Underberg, T. Hülser, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 124 (2020) 4972 - 4983. "Europium doped Ceria-Gadolinium mixed oxides: PARAFAC and high-resolution emission spectroscopy under cryogenic conditions for structural analysis"


K. Burek, J. Dengler, F. Emmerling, I. Feldmann, M.U. Kumke, J. Stroh; ChemistryOpen 8 (2019) 1441 - 1452. "Lanthanide luminescence revealing
the phase composition in hydrating cementitious systems."

T. Haubitz, L. John, P. Wessig, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A  123 (2019) 4717 - 4726. "Photophysics of Acyl- and Ester-DBD Dyes: quadrupole induced solvent relaxation.”

A. Lopez de Guerenu, P. Bastian, P. Wessig, L. John, M.U. Kumke; biosensors 9 (2019) 9. "Energy transfer between Tm-doped upconverting nanoparticles and a small organic dye with large Stokes shift.”

 S. Schimka, D. Klier, A. Lopez de Guerenu, P. Bastian, N. Lomadze, M.U. Kumke, S. Santer; J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 31 (2019) 125201. "Photoisomerization of azobenzene containing surfactants induced by near-infrared light using upconversion naonparticles (UCNPs) as mediator.”

 K. Müller, H. Förstendorf, R. Steudtner, S. Tsushima, M.U. Kumke et al.; ACS Omega 4 (2019) 8167 - 8177. "Interdisciplinary round robin test on molecular spectroscopy of the U(VI) acetate system.”

A. Alrefai ,S. S. Mondal, A. Wruck, A. Kelling, U. Schilde, P. Brandt, C. Janiak, S. Schonfeld, B. Weber, L. Rybakowski, C. Herrman, K. Brennenstuhl,
S. Eidner, M. U. Kumke, K. Behrens, C. Gunter, H. Muller, H.-J. Holdt; J. Inclusion Phenom. Macrocyc. Chem. 94 (2019) 155-165. "Hydrogen-bonded supramolecular metal-imidazolate frameworks: gas sorption, magnetic and UV/Vis spectroscopic properties."


J. Hesse, D.T. Klier, M. Sgarzi, A. Nsubuga, C. Bauer, J. Grenzer, R. Hübner, M. Wislicenus, T. Joshi, M.U. Kumke, H. Stephan; ChemistryOpen 7 (2018) 159 - 168. "Rapid synthesis of sub-10 nm hexagonal NaYF4-based upconverting nanoparticles using Therminol 66".

U. Eisold, F. Sellrie, H. Memczak, A. Andersson, J.A. Schenk, M.U. Kumke; Bioconjugate Chemistry 29 (2018) 209 - 214. "Dye tool box for a fluorescence enhancement immunoassay (FenIA)".

K. Burek, S. Eidner, S. Kuke, M.U. Kumke; Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 191 (2018) 36 - 49. "Intramolecular deactivation processes of electronically excited Lanthanide(III) complexes with organic acids of low molecular weight"

T. Haubitz, S. Tsushima, R. Steudtner, B. Drobot, G. Geipel, T. Stumpf, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 122 (2018) 6970 - 6977. "Ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy of UO2+2 and [UO2Cl]+”

 H.T. Hoang, T. Haubitz, M.U. Kumke; J.Fluorescence 28 (2018) 1225-1237. "Photophysics of floppy dyads as potential biomembrane probes.”

 M. Spree, S. Schnurre, P. Primus, M. Kumke, T. Hülser; Chem. Ing. Tech., 90 (2018) 1198 - 1199. "Pilot-plant synthesis of tailored ceria in a spray-ame reactor.”

 K. Burek, F. Krause, M. Schwotzer, A. Nefedov, J. Süssmuth, T. Haubitz, M.U. Kumke, P. Thissen; ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 6 (2018) 14669 - 14678. "Hydrophobic properties of calcium-silicate hydrates doped with rare-earth elements.”

 H.T. Hoang, M. Mertens, P. Wessig, F. Sellrie, J. Schenk, M.U. Kumke; ACS Omega 3 (2018) 18109 - 18116. "Antibody binding at the liposome water interface - a FRET investigation towards a liposome-based assay.”


Em Önal, S. Saß, J. Hurpin, K. Ertekin, M.U. Kumke, S.Z. Topal, C. Hirel; J. Fluoresence 27 (2017) 861 - 868. "Lifetime-based oxygen sensing properties of palladium(II) and platinum(II) meso-tetrakis(4-phenylethynyl)phenylporphyrin."


P. Wessig, N. Behrends, M.U. Kumke, U. Eisold, T. Meiling, C. Hille; RSC Advances 6 (2016) 33510 -33513. "Two-photon FRET pairs based on coumarin and DBD dyes."

S. Draffehn, M.U. Kumke (2016), J. Molecular Pharmaceutics 13 (2016) 1608 - 1617. "Monitoring the collapse of pH-sensitive liposomal nanocarriers and environmental pH simultaneously - a fluorescence-based approach."

P. Wessig, N. Behrends, M.U. Kumke, U. Eisold; Eur. J. Org. Chem. 26 (2016) 4476 - 4486. "FRET pairs with fixed relative orientation of chromophors."

S. Draffehn, J. Eichhorst, B. Wiesner, M.U. Kumke; Langmuir 32 (2016) 6928 - 6939. "Insight into the Modifcation of Polymeric Micellar and Liposomal Nanocarriers by Fluorescein-labeled Lipids and Uptake Mediating Lipopeptides."

U. Eislold, N. Behrends, P. Wessig, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. B 120 (2016) 9935 - 9943. "FRET pairs with fixed relative orientation of chromophors."

H. Lippold, S. Eidner, M.U. Kumke, J. Lippmann-Pipke; Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 197 (2016) 62 - 70. "Dynamics of metalhumate complexation equilibria as revealed by isotope exchange studies."


D.T. Klier, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. C 119 (2015) 3363 - 3373. "Upconversion luminescence properties of NaYF4:Yb:Er nanoparticles codoped with Gd3+."

U. Eisold, F. Sellrie, J.A. Schenk, C. Lenz, W.F.M. Stöcklein, M.U. Kumke; Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 407 (2015) 3313 - 3323. "Bright or dark immune complexes of anti-TAMRA antibodies for tailored fluorescence-based bioanalysis."

S.S. Mondal, K. Behrens, P.R. Matthes, F. Schönfeld, Jörn Nitsch, A. Ste
en, P.-A. Primus, M.U. Kumke, K. Müller-Buschbaum, H.-J. Holdt; J. Mat. Chem. C 3 (2015) 4623 - 4631. "White light emission of IFP-1 by in-situ co-doping of the MOF pore system with Eu3+ and Tb3+."

P.-A. Primus, A. Menski, M.P. Yeste, M.A. Cauqui, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem C 119 (2015) 10682 - 10692. "Fluorescence line-narrowing spectroscopy as a tool to monitor phase transitions and phase separation in efficient nanocrystaline CexZr1-xO2:Eu3+ catalyst material"

C. Ast, R. De Michele, M.U. Kumke, W.B. Frommer; eLife (2015) DOI 10.7554/eLife.07113. "Single-Fluorophore membrane transport activity sensors with dual-emission read-out."

D.T. Klier, M.U. Kumke; RSC Advances 5 (2015) 67149 - 67156. "Upconversion NaY4:Yb:Er nanoparticles co-doped with Gd3+ and Nd3+ for thermometry on nanoscales."

D.T. Klier, M.U. Kumke; J. Mat. Chem. C 3 (2015) 11228 - 11238. "Analysing the effect of the crystal structure on upconversion luminescence in Yb3+, Er3+-co-doped NaYF4 nanomaterials."


P. Grunzel, M. Pilarek, D. Steinbrück, A. Neubauer, E. Brand, M.U. Kumke, P. Neubauer, M. Krause,; Biotechnology Journal 9 (2014) 128 - 136. "Mini-scale cultivation method enables expeditious plasmid production in Escherichia coli."

U. Eisold, A. Kupstat, D. Klier, P.-A. Primus, M Pschenitza, R. Niessner, D. Knopp, and M.U. Kumke; Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 406 (2014) 3387 - 3394. "Probing the physicochemical interactions of 3-hydroxybenzo[a]pyrene with different Monoclonal and recombinant antibodies using fluorescence linenarrowing spectroscopy."

J. Schott, J.Kretzschmar, M. Acker, S. Eidner, M. U. Kumke, B. Drobot, A. Barkleit, S. Taut, V. Brendler and T. Stumpf, Dalton Trans. 43 (2014) 11516 - 11528. "Formation of a Eu(III) borate solid species from a weak Eu(III) borate complex in aqueous solution."

C. Roethlein, M. Miettinen, T. Borwankar, J. Burger, T. Mielke, M.U. Kumke, Z. Ignatova; J. Biol. Chem. 289 (2014) 26817 - 26828. "Architecture of polyglutamine-containing fibrils from time resolved fluorescence decay."

P.-A. Primus, T. Ritschel, M. Yeste, M. Cauqui, J. Hernandez-Garrido, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. C 118 (2014) 23349 - 23360. "High-resolution spectroscopy of europium-doped ceria as a tool to correlate structure and catalytic activity."

T. Schwarze, H. Müller, S. Ast, D. Steinbrück, S. Eidner, F. Geissler, M.U. Kumke, H.J. Holdt; Chem. Comm. 50 (2014) 14167 - 14170. "Fluorescence lifetime-based sensing of sodium by an optode."


A. Demetriou, I. Pashalidis, A.V. Nicolaides, M.U. Kumke; Desalination and Water Treatment (2013) DOI 10.1080/19443994.2013.764354. "Surface mechanism of the boron adsorption on alumina in aqueous solutions."

A. Techen, S. Czapla, K. Möllnitz, D. Budach, P. Wessig and M.U. Kumke; Helv. Chem. Acta 96 (2013) 2046-2067. “Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of fluorophore-labeled oligospiroketal rods."

R. De Michele, C. Ast, D. Loque, C.-H. Ho, S. La Andrade, V. Lanquar, G. Grossmann, S. Gehne, M.U. Kumke, W.B. Frommer; eLIFE 2 (2013) e00800 (DOI: 10.7554/eLife.00800). "Fluorescent sensors reporting the activity of ammonium transceptors in live cells."

S. Gehne, K. Sydow, M. Dathe, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (2013) 14215 - 14225. "Characterization of cell-penetrating lipopeptide micelles by spectroscopic methods."


H. Lippold, S. Eidner, M.U. Kumke, J. Lippmann-Pipke; Appl. Geochem. 27 (2012) 250-256. "Diffusion, degradation or on-site stabilisation - Indentifying causes kinetic of processes involved in metal-humate complexation."

T. Schäfer, F. Huber, H. Seher, T. Missana, U. Alonso, M.U. Kumke, S.Eidner, F. Claret, F. Enzmann; Appl. Geochem 27 (2012) 390-403. "Nanoparticles and their influence on radonuclide mobility in deep geological formations."

D. Steinbrück, E. Schmälzlin, F. Peinemann, M.U. Kumke; Proceedings of the 14th Joint International IMEKO TC1 + TC7 + TC 13 Symposium (urn:nbn:de:gbv.ilml-2011meko:2). "An innovative laser-based sensing platform for realtime optical monitoring of oxygen."

P.A. Primus, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 116 (2012) 1176-1182. "Flash photolysis study of complexes between salicylic acid and lanthanide ions in water."

A. Kienzler, W. Bannwarth, S. Gehne, R. Flehr, M.U. Kumke; Helv. Chim. Acta 95 (2012) 543-555. "Verification and biophysical characterization of a new three-color Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) system in DNA."

Z.-L. Xie, H.-B. Xu, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke, A. Taubert; Soft Matter 22 (2012), 8110-8116. "A transparent, flexible, ion conductive, and luminescent PMMA ionogel doped with a d-block chromophore."

A. Techen, C. Hille, C. Dosche, M.U. Kumke; J. Col. Interf. Sci. 377 (2012) 251-261. "Fluorescence study of drug-carrier interactions in CTAB/PBS buffer model systems."

S. Gehne, R. Flehr, A. Kienzler, M. Berg, W. Bannwarth, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. B 116 (2012) 10798-10806. "Dye dynamics in three-color FRET samples."


S. Antoniou, I. Pashalidis, M.U. Kumke, A. Gessner; Radiochim. Acta 99 (2011) 217-223. "The effect of humic acid on the formation and solubility of secondary solid phases (Nd(OH)CO3 and Sm(OH)CO3)."

A. Kupstat, M.U. Kumke, N. Hildebrandt; Analyst 136 (2011) 1029 - 1035. "Toward sensitive, quantitative point-of-care testing (POCT) of protein markers: miniaturization of a homogeneous time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay for prostate-specific antigen detection."

A. Kienzler, R. Flehr, R.A. Kramer, S. Gehne, M.U. Kumke, W. Bannwarth; Bioconj. Chem. 22 (2011) 1852 - 1863. "Novel three colour FRET tool box for advanced protein and DNA analysis."

Antoniou, , I. Pashalidis, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke; J. Rare Earth 29 (2011) 516-521. "Spectroscopic investigations on the effect of humic acid on the formation and solubility of secondary solid phases of Ln2(CO3)3."

D. Radziuk, A. Skirtach, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke, W. Zhang, H.Möhwald, D. Shchukin; Langmuir 27 (2011) 14472 - 14480. "Ultrasonic aproach for formation of erbium oxide nanoparticles with variable geometries."

A. Kupstat, T. Ritschel, M.U. Kumke; Bioconj. Chem. 22 (2011) 2546 - 2557. "Oxazine dyes-DNA oligonucleotides: FRET in the view of molecular dye-DNA interactions."


S. Kuke, B. Marmodee, S. Eidner, U. Schilde, M.U. Kumke; Spectrochim. Acta A 75 (2010) 1333-1340. "Intramolecular deactivation processes in complexes of 2-hydroxy benzoic acid or glycolic acid with Eu(III)."

A. Kupstat, D. Knopp, R. Niessner, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. B, 114 (2010) 1666-1673. "Novel intramolecular energy transfer (ET) probe for the detection of benzo[a]pyrene metabolites in a homogeneous competitive fluorescence immunoassay."

C. Tiseanu, V.I. Parvulescu, B. Cojocaru, V.A. Lorenz-Fonfria, M.U. Kumke, A. Gessner, I. Enculescu; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 3031 - 3037. "Polymer-microporous host interactions probed by photoluminescence spectroscopy."

C. Rasch, M. Böttcher, M.U. Kumke; Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 397 (2010) 87-92. "Determination of Aflatoxin B1 in alcoholic beverages: Comparison of one- and two-photon-induced fluorescence."

A. Kelz, M.M. Roth, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, M.U. Kumke; In: "An Astrinomical Observatory at CONCORDIA (Dome C, Antarctica)" , L. Spinoglio, N. Epchtein (eds.), EAS Publication Series 40 (2010) 211 - 214. "Astrochemistry and Astrophotonics for an Antarctic Observatory."

F. Luschtinetz, C. Dosche, M. U. Kumke; Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7576 (2010) 757619 (11 pages); doi:10.1117/12.842265. "Time-resolved fluorescence measurements of cyanine dyes in biomimetic systems."

T.D. Pasatoiu, A.M. Madalan, M.U. Kumke, C. Tiseanu, M. Andruh; Inorg. Chem. 49 (2010) 2310-2315. "Temperature Switch of LMCT Role: From Quenching to Sensitization of Europium Emission in a ZnII-EuIII Binuclear Complex."

M. Huang, U. Schilde, M.U. Kumke, M. Antonietti, H. Cölfen; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 3700-3707. "Polymer-induced self-assembly of small organic molecules into hierarchical ultralong microbelts with electronic conductivity."

C. Rasch, M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben; Food Bioproc. Technol. 3 (2010) 908-916. "Sensing of mycotoxin producing fungi in the processing of grains."

C. Lausser, M.U. Kumke, M. Antonietti, H. Cölfen; ZAAC 636 (2010) 1925-1930. "Fabrication of EuF3-Mesocrystals in a Gel Matrix."

R. Flehr, A. Kienzler, W. Bannwarth, M.U. Kumke; Bioconj. Chem. 21 (2010) 2347-2354. "Photophysical characterization of a FRET system using tailor-made DNA oligonucleotide sequences."

B. Marmodee, K. Jahn, F. Ariese, C. Gooijer, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. A 114 (2010) 13050-13054. "Direct spectroscopic evidence of 8-and 9-fold coordinated Europium(III) species in H2O and D2O."

C. Tiseanu, V. Parvulescu, V. Parvulescu, E. Cotoi, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke, S. Simon, F. Vasiliu; J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 215 (2010) 17-24. "Structural and photoluminescent characterization of mesoporous siliconphosphates."


M. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben; in: Optical Monitoring of Fresh and Processed Crops, M. Zude (ed.), 253-272, CRC Press 2009. "Introduction to Fluorescence Spectroscopy."

C. Tiseanu, V.I. Parvulescu, M.U. Kumke, S. Dobroiu, A. Gessner, S. Simon; J. Phys. Chem. C 113 (2009) 5784-5791. "Eff
ects of Support and Ligand on the Photoluminescence Properties of Siliceous Grafted Europium Complexes."

C. Tiseanu, V.A. Lorenz-Fonfria, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke, B. Gagea; J. Mat. Sci.: Mat. Electron. 20 (2009) 312-320. "Comparative luminescence study of terbium-exchanged zeolites silylated with alkoxysilanes."

F. Luschtinetz, C. Dosche, M.U. Kumke; Bioconjugate Chem. 20 (2009) 576-582. "In
uence of Streptavidin on the Absorption and Fluorescence Properties of Cyanine Dyes."

L. Marang, S. Eidner, M.U. Kumke, M.F. Benedetti, P.E. Reiller; Chem. Geol. 264 (2009) 154-161. "Spectroscopic characterization of the competitive binding of Eu(III), Ca(II), and Cu(II) to a sedimentary originated humic acid."

B. Marmodee, J. de Klerk, F. Ariese, C. Gooijer, M.U. Kumke; Z. Naturforsch. A 64a (2009) 242-250. "Metal Binding by Humic Substances - Characterization by High-Resolution Lanthanide Ion Probe Spectroscopy (HR-LIPS)."

B. Marmodee, J.S. de Klerk, F. Ariese, C. Gooijer, M.U. Kumke; Anal. Chim. Acta 652 (2009) 285-294. "High-resolution steady-state and timeresolved luminescence studies on the complexes of Eu(III) with aromatic or aliphatic carboxylic acids."

C. Tisenau, M.U. Kumke, V.I. Parvulescu, J. Martens; J. Appl. Phys. 105 (2009) 063521. "Species-related luminescence-structure relationships in europium-exchanged mesoporous material."

R. Kramer, R. Flehr, M.U. Kumke, W. Bannwarth; Helv. Chem. Acta 92 (2009) 1933-1943. "Comparative Studies of Different Carbostyril Derivatives Concerning their Optimization as Donors in Fluorescence Resconance Energy Transfer (FRET) -Systems in combination with a  Ruthenium(II)bathophenanthroline Complex as Acceptor."


C. Tiseanu, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke, B. Gagea, V. Parvulescu, J. Martens; J. Luminesc. 128 (2008) 751-753. "Luminescence spectra and dynamics of lanthanides doped microporous- mesoporous materials."

R.A. Kramer, E.K. Kainmüller, R. Flehr, M.U. Kumke and W. Bannwarth; Org. Biomol. Chem. 6 (2008) 2355-2360. "Quenching of the longlived Ru(II)bathophenanthroline luminescence for the detection of supramolecular interactions."

L. Marang, P.E. Reiller, S. Eidner, M.U. Kumke, M.F. Benedetti; Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (2008) 5094-5098. "Combining spectroscopic and potentiometric approaches to characterize competitive binding to humic substances."

B. Marmodee, J. de Klerk, M.U. Kumke, F. Ariese, C. Gooijer; J. Alloys Comp. 451 (2008) 361-364. "Spectroscopic investigations of complexes between Eu(III) and aromatic carboxylic ligands."

C. Rasch, M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben; Nachrichten aus der Chemie 56 (2008) 1154-1158. "Mykotoxine in Getreide spektroskopisch erfassen."

D. Steinbrück, C. Rasch, M.U. Kumke; Z. Naturforsch. B, 63b (2008) 1321-1326. "Photophysics of of Ochratoxin A in aqueous solution."

M.M. Roth, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, A. Kelz, M. Kumke; in: "Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation.", E. Atad-Ettedgui; D. Lemke (eds.), Proc. SPIE Vol. 7018, 70184X (2008). "innoFSPEC: fiber optical spectroscopy and sensing."

C. Tiseanu, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke and V. Parvulescu; J. Non-Crystal. Sol. 354 (2008) 1969-1975. "Dehydration and rehydration effects on the photoluminescence properties of terbium-exchanged MFI type materials."

C. Tiseanu, V.A. Lorenz-Fonfria, V.I. Parvulescu, A. Gessner, M.U. Kumke; J. Appl. Phys. 104 (2008) 033530. "Photoluminescence study of terbium exchanged ultrastable Y zeolites: Number of species, photoluminescence decays, and decay-associated spectra."

C. Yin, M. Schubert, S. Bange, B. Stiller, M. Castellani, D. Neher, M.U. Kumke, H.-H. Hörhold; J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 14607-14617. "Tuning of the excited-state properties and photovoltaic performance in PPV-based polymer blends."


C. Tiseanu, M.U. Kumke, V.I. Parvulescu, A.S.R. Koti, B.C. Gagea, J.A. Martens; J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 187 (2007) 299-304. "Time-resolved photoluminescence of terbium doped microporous-mesoporous Zeolite-1 materials."

C. Tiseanu, M.U. Kumke, V. Parvulescu, B. Gagea, J. Martens; Stud. Surf. Sci. Cat. 165 (2007) 143. "Comparative time-resolved luminescence studies of Tb-ZSM-5 and Tb-MFI mesorporous materials."

M.U. Kumke, S. Eidner, B. Marmodee, S. Kuke; Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71 (2007) A530-A530. "Binding of metal ions by natural organic matter (NOM) - Investigated by lanthanide ion probe spectroscopy (LIPS)."

T. Kietzke, D. Neher, M.U. Kumke, O. Ghazy, U. Ziener, K. Landfester; Small 3 (2007) 1041-1048. "Phase separation of binary blends in polymer nanoparticles."

C. Tiseanu, B. Gagea, V.I. Parvulescu, V. Lorenz-Fonfria, M.U. Kumke, A. Gessner; Langmuir 23 (2007) 6781-6787. "Investigation of the hydrophobization effciency of terbium-exchanged BEA zeolites by means of FT-IR, TGA, physical adsorption and time-resolved photoluminescence."


H.-G. Löhmannsröben, M.U. Kumke, S. Engelhard; Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 384 (2006) 1107-1112. "OPQS - Optical Process and Quality Sensing. Exemplary applications in the beer brewing and polyurethane foaming processes."

M.U. Kumke, C. Dosche, R. Flehr, W. Trowitzsch-Kienast, H.-G. Löhmannsröben; Z. Naturforsch. 61c (2006) 741-748. "Spectroscopic Characterization of the artificial siderophore pyridinochelin."

M. Siebold, S. Eidner, A. Kelling, M.U. Kumke, U. Schilde, P. Strauch; ZAAC 632 (2006) 1963-1965. "Pentanuclear Heterobimteallic 3d-4f-Complexes - Structure and Luminescence."

C. Yin, T. Kietzke, M. Kumke, D. Neher, H.-H. Horhold; Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 91 (2006) 411-415. "Relation between exciplex formation and photovoltaic properties of PPV polymer-based blends."

C. Tiseanu, M.U. Kumke, V.I. Parvulescu, A. Gessner, B.C. Gagea, J.A. Martens; J. Phys. Chem. B 110 (2006) 25707-25715. "Photoluminescence response of terbium-exchanged MFI-Type materials to Si/Al ratio, texture, and hydration state."


B. Schuler, E.A. Lipman, P.J. Steinbach, M.U. Kumke, W.A. Eaton; Proc.Natl. Acad. Sci. 102 (2005) 2754-2759. "Polyproline and the spectroscopic ruler revisited with single molecule fluorescence."

M.U. Kumke, S. Eidner; Humic substances: molecular details and applications in land and water conservation; E.A. Ghabbour, G. Davies (eds.), Taylor and Francis, Inc. (2005). "Fluorescence and energy transfer processes of humic substances and related model compounds in terbium complexes."

H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Z. Kantor, M.U. Kumke, E. Schmälzlin, O. Reich; GIT - Laborfachzeitschrift, 49 (2005) 714-717. "OPQS - Optische Prozess und Qualitäts-Sensorik."

M.U. Kumke, S. Eidner, T. Krüger; Environ. Sci. Technol. 39 (2005) 9528-9533. "Fluorescence quenching and luminescence sensitisation in complexes of Tb(III) and Eu(III) with humic substances."


T. Kietzke, D. Neher, M.U. Kumke, R. Montenegro, K. Landfester, U. Scherf; Macromolecules 37 (2004) 4882-4890. "A nanoparticel approach to control the phase separation in polyfluorene photovoltaic devices."

C. Tiseanu, L. Frunza, M.U. Kumke; Physica B 352 (2004) 358-365. "Time-resolved photoluminescence analysis of distribution and migration of terbium ions in zeolithes X."

C. Dosche, M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannröben, F. Ariese, A.N. Bader, C. Gooijer, O.S. Miljanic, M. Iwamoto, K.P.C. Vollhardt, R. Puchta, N.J.R. van Eikema Hommes; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6 (2004) 5476-5483. "Deuteration effects on the vibronic structure of the fluorescence spectra and the internal conversion rates of triangular [4]Phenylene."


C. Dosche, M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, F. Ariese, A.N. Bader, C. Gooijer, K.P.C. Vollhardt; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 5 (2003) 4563-4569. "Shpol'skii spectroscopy and vibrational analysis of [N]phenylenes."

C. Tiseanu, R.K. Mehra, R. Kho, M.U. Kumke; Chem. Phys. Lett. 377 (2003) 131-136. "Optical properties of terbium-doped thiosalicylic-capped CdS nanocrystals."

C. Tiseanu, R.K. Mehra, R. Kho, M.U. Kumke; J. Phys. Chem. B 107 (2003) 12153-12160. "Comparative study of time-resolved photoluminescence properties of terbium-doped thiosalicylic-capped CdS and ZnS nanocrystals."


M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel; Refractory organic substances in the Environment; F.H. Frimmel, G. Abbt-Braun (eds.), Wiley (2002) 215-231. "Stationary and time-resolved fluorescence for refractory organic substances characterization."

F.-D. Kopinke, A. Georgi, K. Mackenzie, M.U. Kumke; Refractory organic substances in the Environment; F.H. Frimmel, G. Abbt-Braun (eds.), Wiley (2002) 475-515. "Sorption and chemical reactions of PAHs with dissolved humic substances and related model polymers."

K. Mackenzie, A. Georgi, M.U. Kumke, F.-D. Kopinke; Environ. Sci. Technol. 36 (2002) 4403-4409. "Sorption of pyrene to dissolved humic substances and related model polymers. 2. Solid-phase microextraction (SPME) and fluorescence quenching technique (FQT) as analytical methods."

I. Billard, E. Ansoborlo, K. Apperson, S. Arpigny, M. E. Azehna, D. Birch, P. Bros, H. D. Burrows, G. Choppin, L. Couston, V. Dubois, T. Fanghanel, G. Geipel, S. Hubert, J. I. Kim, T. Kimura, R. Klenze, A. Kronenberg, M. Kumke, G. Lagarde, G. Lamarque, S. Lis, C. Madic, G. Meinrath, C. Moulin, R. Nagashi, D. Parker, G. Plancque, F. Scherbaum, E. Simoni, S. Sinkov, C. Viallesoubranne; Appl. Spectros. 57 (2002) 1027-1038. "Aqueous solutions of U(VI) as studied by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS): A round-robin test."


M.U. Kumke, C.H. Specht, T. Brinkmann, F.H. Frimmel; Chemosphere 45 (2001) 1023-1031. "Alkaline hydrolysis of humic substances - Spectroscopic and chromatographic investigations."

J.-M. Monsalier, F. Scherbaum, G. Buckau, J.I. Kim, M.U. Kumke, C.H. Specht, F.H. Frimmel; J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 138 (2001) 55-63. "Influence of the photo-degradation of humic acid on its complexation with trivalent lanthanides."

F.H. Frimmel, M. Assenmacher, M.U. Kumke, C.H. Specht, G. Abbt-Braun, G. Grabe; Chem. Eng. Proc. 41 (2001) 731-736. "Removal of hydrophilic compounds from water with organic polymers. Part II: Adsorption behaviour of industrial wastewater."


M.U. Kumke, C. Zwiener, G. Abbt-Braun, F.H. Frimmel; Acta Hydrochim. Hydrobiol. 27 (2000) 409-415. "Adsorbed and bound residues in fulvic acid fractions of a contaminated ground water - II: Advanced spectroscopic characterization."

Y.Y. Win, M.U. Kumke, C.H. Specht, A.J. Schindelin, G. Kolliopoulos, G. Ohlenbusch, G. Kleiser, S. Hesse, F.H. Frimmel; Wat. Res. 34 (2000) 2098-2104. "Influence of oxidation of dissolved organic matter (DOM) on subsequent water treatment processes."

G. Ohlenbusch, M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel; Sci. Tot. Environ. 253 (2000) 63-74. "Sorption of phenols to dissolved organic matter investigated by solid phase microextraction."

C.H. Specht, M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel; Wat. Res. 34 (2000) 4063-4069. "Humic substances - clay minerals interactions investigated by size-exclusion chromatography coupled with online detection of dissolved organic carbon, UV-absorbance, and fluorescence."

M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel, F. Ariese, C. Gooijer; Environ. Sci. Technol. 34 (2000) 3818-3823. "Fluorescence of humic acids (HA) and pyrene-HA complexes at ultra-low temperature."

 1992 – 1999

D. Schmitt, M.U. Kumke, F. Seibel, F.H. Frimmel; Chemosphere 38 (1999) 2807-2824. "Mobilization Experiments of Pyrene and Naphthalene from Quartz in a Completely Mixed Batch Reactor."

G.V. Korshin, M.U. Kumke, C.-W. Li, M.M. Benjamin, F.H. Frimmel; Environ. Sci. Technol. 33 (1999) 1207-1212. "Influence of Chlorination on Chromophores and Fluorophores in Humic Substances."

T.E. Doll, F.H. Frimmel, M.U. Kumke, G. Ohlenbusch; Fres. J. Anal. Chem. 364 (1999) 313-319. "Interaction between natural organic matter (NOM) and polycyclic aromatic compounds (PAC) - comparison of fluorescence quenching and solid phase micro extraction (SPME)."

C. Zwiener, M.U. Kumke, G. Abbt-Braun, F.H. Frimmel; Acta Hydrochim. Hydrobiol. 27 (1999) 208-213. "Adsorbed and bound residues in fulvic acid fractions of a contaminated ground water - I: Isolation, chromatographic and spectroscopic characterization."

F.H. Frimmel, M.U. Kumke; Wiener Mitteilungen 156 (1999) 1-24. "Optische Parameter zur Stoffcharakterisierung vom Trinkwasser bis zum Abwasser."

M.U. Kumke, G. Abbt-Braun, F.H. Frimmel; Acta Hydrochem. Hydrobiol. 26 (1998) 73-81. "Time-Resolved Fluorescence Measurements of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter."

M.U. Kumke, C. Tiseanu, G. Abbt-Braun, F.H. Frimmel; J. Fluorescence 8 (1998) 309-318. "Fluorescence Decay of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) - Influence of Fractionation, Oxidation, and Metal Ion Complexation."

F.H. Frimmel, M.U. Kumke in: Humic Substances: structure, properties, and uses, G. Davies and E. Ghabbour (eds.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge (1998) 113 - 122. "Fluorescence decay of humic substances (HS) - A comparative study."

C. Tiseanu, M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel, R. Klenze, J.I. Kim; J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 117 (1998) 175-184. "Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Fulvic Acid and Fulvic Acid Complexed with Eu3+ - A Comparative Study."

J.W. Hofstraat, H.J. Verhey, J.W. Verhoeven, M.U. Kumke, L.B. Mc- Gown, G. Li, S.L. Hemmingsen; Polymer 38 (1997) 2987-2994. "Fluorescence lifetime studies of labeled polystyrene latices."

M.U. Kumke, L.B. McGown, L.Shu, T. Walker, P. Linn, B. Pittner; Anal. Chem. 69 (1997) 500-506. "Temperature and quenching studies of fluorescence polarization detection of DNA hybridization."

J.W. Hofstraat, H.J. Verhey, J.W. Verhoeven, M.U. Kumke, L.B. Mc-Gown, E.G. Novikov, A. van Hoek, A.J.W.G. Visser; SPIE 2705 (1996) 110-121. "Time-resolved spectroscopy of charge-transfer fluorescenct molecules in polymer matrices."

M.U. Kumke, F.H. Frimmel; in "The Role of Humic Substances in the Ecosystems and in Environmental Protection", J. Drozd, S.S. Gonet, N. Senesi, J. Weber (eds), Proceedings of the 8th Meeting of the IHSS 8, Wroclaw, Poland, September 9-14, 1996, PTSH, Wroclaw, 1997, 525 - 531. "NOM - Experienced by time-resolved spectroscopy."

M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Th. Roch; J. Fluorescence 5 (1995) 139-153. "Fluorescence spectroscopy in environmental monitoring."

H.-G. Löhmannsröben, M.U. Kumke, Th. Roch; GIT - Fachzeitschrift Labor 39 (1995) 112-116. "Fluoreszenzspektroskopie für die Umweltanalytik."

H.-G. Löhmannsröben, M.U. Kumke, Th. Meyer, Th. Roch, U. Zimmermann; Field Screening Methods for Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Chemicals, Proc. AWMA, VIP-47 (1995) 825-836. "Laser-induced fluorescene spectroscopy of polynuclear aromatic compounds and model oils in humic acid- and soil containing compartments."

M.U. Kumke, L.B. McGown, T. Walker, P. Linn; Anal. Chem. 67 (1995) 3945-3951. "Hybridisation of Fluorescein-labeled DNA oligomers detected by fluorescence anisotropy with protein binding enhancement."

M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Th. Roch; The Analyst 119 (1994) 997-1001. "Fluorescence quenching of polynuclear aromatic compounds by humic acid."

M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Th. Roch, K. Czeschka, R. Müller-Hurtig; Optical Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, Air and Waste Management Association, One Gateway Center, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA (Eds.), 1994, 744-750. "Stationary and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy of polynuclear aromatic compounds in environmental monitoring."

M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Th. Roch; Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, P. Garrigues, M. Lamotte (eds.); Gordon and Breach, Amsterdam, 1993, 459-466. "Luminescence spectroscopy of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons on soil surfaces."

A. Haberz, R.Müller-Hurtig, F.Wagner, M.U. Kumke, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, Th. Roch; DECHEMA Biotechnology Conferences, Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, 1992, Band 5B, 1017-1021. "Microbial degradation and luminescence analysis of PAH/alkane mixtures in a stirred reactor with 10% soil content."