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Johanna Bruckner

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Giesselmann group


+49 711 685-64136

Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 9-162



  • Lyotropic liquid crystals
  • Analysis and synthesis of mesoporous silica material via templating
  • Collaborative research center 1333, Sub-project A4


The 2D-correlated structures of a lyotropic liquid crystalline diol with a phenylpyrimidine core
J. R. Bruckner, D. Krueerke, J. H. Porada, S. Jagiella, D. Blunk, F. Giesselmann
Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 18198-18203 (2012)
A Lyotropic Chiral Smectic C Liquid Crystal with Polar Electrooptic Switching
J. R. Bruckner, J. H. Porada, C. F. Dietrich, I. Dierking, F. Giesselmann
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52, 8934-8937 (2013)
Amphotropic azobenzene derivatives with oligooxyethylene and glycerol based polar groups
X. P. Tan, R. L. Zhang, C. X. Guo, X. H. Cheng, H. F. Gao, F. Liu, J. R. Bruckner, F. Giesselmann, M. Prehm, C. Tschierske
Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3, 11202–11211 (2015)
Origin of the director tilt in the lyotropic smectic C* analog phase: Hydration interactions and solvent variations
J. R. Bruckner, F. Knecht, F. Giesselmann
ChemPhysChem 17, 86-92 (2016)
Equilibrium Liquid Crystal Phase Diagrams and Detection of Kinetic Arrest in Cellulose Nanocrystal Suspensions
C. Honorato-Rios1, A. Kuhnhold, J. R. Bruckner, R. Dannert, T. Schilling, J. P. F. Lagerwall
Frontiers in Materials 3, 21 (2016)
A First Example of a Lyotropic Smectic C* Analog Phase: Design, Properties and Chirality Effects
J. R. Bruckner
Springer (2016)
Conference report: First joint conference of the British and the German Liquid Crystal Societies
K. Harth, J. R. Bruckner
Liquid Crystals Today 25, 64-65 (2016)
Enhancing Self-Assembly in Cellulose Nanocrystal Suspensions Using High-Permittivity Solvents
J. R. Bruckner, A. Kuhnhold, C. Honorato-Rios, T. Schilling, and J. P. F. Lagerwall
Langmuir 32, 9854-9862 (2016)
„Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Formation in Suspensions of Cellulose Nanocrystals” in „Liquid Crystals with Nano and Microparticles”
C. Honorato-Rios, J. Bruckner, C. Schütz, S. Wagner, Z. Tosheva, L. Bergström and J. P. F. Lagerwall (eds.: J. P. F. Lagerwall und G. Scalia)
World Scientific (2016)
Self-Assembly and Fluorescence of Tetracationic Liquid Crystalline Tetraphenylethene
J. Knelles, S. Beardsworth, K. Bader, J.R. Bruckner, A. Bühlmeyer, R. Forschner, K. Schweizer, W. Frey, F. Giesselmann, Y. Molard, S. Laschat
ChemPhysChem 20, 2210‑2216 (2019) DOI:10.1002/cphc.201900569
The Lyotropic Analog of the Polar SmC* Phase
J. R. Bruckner, F. Giesselmann
Crystals 9, 568 (2019) DOI:10.3390/cryst9110568
Controlled Synthesis of Reverse Pluronic-Type Block Copolyethers with High Molar Masses for the Preparation of Hydrogels with Improved Mechanical Properties
F. Markus, J.R. Bruckner, S. Naumann
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 221, 1900437 (2020) DOI:10.1002/macp.201900437
From Equilibrium Liquid Crystal Formation and Kinetic Arrest to Photonic Bandgap Films Using Suspensions of Cellulose Nanocrystals
C. Schutz, J.R. Bruckner, C. Honorato-Rios, Z. Tosheva, M. Anyfantakis, J.P.F. Lagerwall
Crystals 10, 199 (2020) DOI:10.3390/cryst10030199
1985 born in Herrenberg
2005 - 2010 studies in chemistry at the University of Stuttgart (Dipl. Chem.)
2010 - 2015 doctorate with Prof. Dr. F. Giesselmann
2015 - 2016 Post Doc at the University of Luxemburg
2016 -2018 Development engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH
since 2018 Post Doc Scientist
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