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Peer Fischer

Prof. Dr.

Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials


Im Neuenheimer Feld 225
69120 Heidelberg

  1. “Absolute diffusion measurements of active enzyme solutions by NMR”, J.-P. Günther, G. Majer, P. Fischer, accepted in Journal of Chemical Physics, (2019).
  2. “Chemical Nanomotors at the Gram Scale Form a Dense Active Optorheological Medium”, U. Choudhury, D. P. Singh, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, Advanced Materials, 1807382, (2019).
  3. “First Observation of Optical Activity in Hyper-Rayleigh Scattering”, J. Collins, K. Rusimova, D. Hooper, H.-H. Jeong, L. Ohnoutek, F. Pradaux-Caggiano, T. Verbiest, D. Carbery, P. Fischer, V. Valev, Physical Review X 9, 011024, (2019).
  4. “Role of symmetry in driven propulsion at low Reynolds number”, J. Sachs, K. I. Morozov, O. Kenneth, T. Qiu, N. Segreto, P. Fischer, A. M. Leshansky, Physical Review E 98, 063105, (2018).
  5. “Optical and Thermophoretic Control of Janus Nanopen Injection into Living Cells”, C. M. Maier, M. A. Huergo, S. Milosevic, C. Pernpeintner, M. Li, M., D. P. Singh, D. Walker, P. Fischer, J. Feldmann, T. Lohmüller, Nano Letters 18, 7935–7941, (2018).
  6. “Nanoscale robotic agents in biological fluids and tissues”, S. Palagi, D. Walker, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, In The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics 2, 19-42, 2, (Editors: Desai, J. P. and Ferreira, A.), World Scientific, (2018).
  7. “Diffusion Measurements of Swimming Enzymes with Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy”, J.-P. Günther, M. Börsch, P. Fischer, Accounts of Chemical Research 51, 1911-1920, (2018).
  8. “A swarm of slippery micropropellers penetrates the vitreous body of the eye”,
  9. Wu, J. Troll, H.-H. Jeong, Q. Wei, M. Stang, F. Ziemssen, Z. Wang, M. Dong, S. Schnichels, T. Qiu, P.Fischer, Science Advances 4, eaat4388, (2018).
  10. “Fast spatial scanning of 3D ultrasound fields via thermography”,
  11. Melde, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, Applied Physics Letters 113, 133503, (2018).
  12. “Uphill production of dihydrogen by enzymatic oxidation of glucose without an external energy source”, E. Suraniti, P. Merzeau, J. Roche, S. Gounel, A. Mark, P. Fischer, N. Mano, A. Kuhn, Nature Communications 9, 3229, (2018).
  13. “Chemical micromotors self-assemble and self-propel by spontaneous symmetry breaking”, T. Yu, P. Chuphal, S. Thakurc, S.Y. Reigh, D.P. Singh, Fischer, Chemical Communications, accepted, DOI:10.1039/C8CC06467A, (2018).
  14. “A swarm of slippery micropropellers penetrates the vitreous body of the eye”, Z. Wu, J. Troll, H.-H. Jeong, Q. Wei, M. Stang, F. Ziemssen, Z. Wang, M. Dong, S. Schnichels, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, Science Advances, accepted, DOI:10.1126/sciadv.aat4388 (2018).
  15. “Fast spatial scanning of 3D ultrasound fields via thermography”, K. Melde, P. Fischer, Applied Physics Letters, accepted. (2018), DOI: 10.1063/1.5046834. Editor’s pick.
  16. “A machine from machines” (News & Views), P. Fischer, Nature Physics, (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0247-0.
  17. “Chemotaxis of Active Janus Nanoparticles” (Perspective), M.N. Popescu, W.E. Uspal, C. Bechinger, P. Fischer, Nano Letters 18, 5345–5349, (2018).
  18. “Bioinspired Microrobots”, S. Palagi, P. Fischer, Nature Reviews Materials 3, 113-123, (2018).
  19. “Nanoparticles on the move for medicine” (Feature), P. Fischer, Physics World, Focus on Nanotechnology, pp. 26028, (2018).
  20. “Graphene-silver hybrid devices for sensitive photodetection in the ultraviolet”, D. Paria, H.-H. Jeong, V. Vadakkumbatt, P. Deshpande, P., Fischer, A. Ghosh, A. Ghosh, Nanoscale 10, 7685-7693, (2018).
  21. “Chiral Plasmonic Hydrogen Sensors”, M. Matuschek, D.P. Singh, H.-H. Jeong, M. Nesterov, Th. Weiss, P. Fischer, F. Neubrech, N. Liu, Small 14, 1702990, (2018).
  22. “Photo-gravitactic microswimmers”, D.P. Singh,W. Uspal, M. Popescu, L. Wilson, P. Fischer, Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1706660, (2018), VIP paper.
  23. “Acoustic Fabrication via the Assembly and Fusion of Particles”, K. Melde, E. Choi, Z. Wu, S. Palagi, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, Advanced Materials 30, 1704507, (2018).
  24. “Wireless Acoustic-Surface Actuators for Miniaturized Endoscopes”, T. Qiu, F. Adams, S. Palagi, K. Melde, A.G. Mark, U. Wetterauer, A. Miernik, and P. Fischer, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, pp 42536–42543, (2017).
  25. “Active colloidal propulsion over a crystalline surface”, U. Choudhury, A. Straube, P. Fischer, J. Gibbs, F. Höfling, New Journal of Physics 19, 125010, (2017).
  26. “Active Acoustic Surfaces Enable the Propulsion of a Wireless Robot", T. Qiu, S. Palagi, A.G. Mark, K. Melde, F. Adams, P. Fischer, Advanced Materials Interfaces 4, 1700933, (2017), Cover article.
  27. “Corrosion-Protected Hybrid Nanoparticles”, H.-H. Jeong, M. Alarcón-Correa, A.G. Mark, K. Son, T.-C. Lee, P. Fischer, Advanced Science 4, 1700234, (2017), Cover article.
  28. “Locomotion of light-driven soft microrobots through a hydrogel via local melting”, S. Palagi, A.G Mark, K. Melde, T. Qiu, H. Zeng, C. Parmeggiani, D. Martella, D. S. Wiersma, P. Fischer, IEEE XPlore, doi:10.1109/MARSS.2017.8001916, (2017).
  29. “Nonequilibrium Assembly of Light-Activated Colloidal Mixtures”, D.P. Singh, U. Choudhury, P. Fischer, A.G. Mark, Advanced Materials 29, 1701328, (2017).
  30. “Nanodiamonds that Swim", J.-T. Kim, U. Choudhury, Hyeon-Ho Jeong, P. Fischer, Advanced Materials 29, 1701024, (2017), Cover article.
  31. “On-chip enzymatic microbiofuel cell-powered integrated circuits”, A.G. Mark, E. Suraniti, J. Roche, H. Richter, A. Kuhn, N. Mano, P. Fischer, Lab on a Chip 17, 1761-1768, (2017), HOT article.
  32. “Strong Rotational Anisotropies Affect Nonlinear Chiral Metamaterials”, D.C. Hooper, A.G. Mark, C. Kuppe, J.T. Collins, P. Fischer, V.K. Valev, Advanced Materials 29, 1605110, (2017).
  33. “Wireless micro-robots for endoscopic applications in urology”, F. Adams, T. Qiu, A. Mark, K. Melde, S. Palagi, A. Miernik, P. Fischer, European Urology Supplements 16, page e1914, (2017).
  34. “Pattern formation and collective effects in populations of magnetic microswimmers”, P.J. Vach, D. Walker, P. Fischer, P. Fratzl, D. Faivre, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, 11LT03, (2017).
  35. “Soft 3D-Printed Phantom of the Human Kidney with Collecting System”, F. Adams, T. Qiu, A.G. Mark, B. Fritz, L. Kramer, D. Schlager, U. Wetterauer, A. Miernik, P. Fischer, Annals of Biomedical Engineering 45, pp 963–972, (2017).
  36. "Nanomotors", M. Alarcón-Correa, D. Walker, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, European Physics Journal Special Topics 225: 2241, (2016).
  37. “Wireless actuation with functional acoustic surfaces", T. Qiu, S. Palagi, A. G. Mark, K. Melde, F. Adams and P. Fischer, Applied Physics Letters 109, 191602, (2016). Editor's pick.
  38. "Holograms for acoustics", K. Melde, A.G. Mark, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, Nature 537, 518–522, (2016), Nature News & Views, Nature Video, International Press.
  39. “Magnesium plasmonics for UV applications and chiral sensing”, H.-H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, P. Fischer," Chemical Communications 52, 12179-12182, (2016).
  40. “A loop-gap resonator for chirality-sensitive nuclear magneto-electric resonance (NMER)”, P. Garbacz, P. Fischer, S. Krämer, Journal of Chemical Physics 145, 104201, (2016)
  41. “Capture of 2D Microparticle Arrays via a UV-Triggered Thiol-yne "Click" Reaction”, D. Walker, D.P. Singh, P. Fischer, Advanced Materials 28: 9846–9850, (2016).
  42. “Active Nanorheology with Plasmonics”, H.-H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, T.-C. Lee, M. Alarcón-Correa, S. Eslami, T., J.G. Gibbs, and P. Fischer, Nano Letters 16, pp 4887–4894, (2016).
  43. “Soft continuous microrobots with multiple intrinsic degrees of freedom”, S. Palagi, A. G. Mark, K. Melde, H. Zeng, C. Parmeggiani, D. Martella, D. S. Wiersma, P. Fischer, Int. Conf. on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, doi:10.1109/MARSS.2016.7561722 (2016)
  44. “Auxetic metamaterial simplifies soft robot design”, A.G. Mark, S. Palagi, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 4951 – 4956, (2016).
  45. “Dispersion and shape engineered plasmonic nanosensors”, -H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, M. Alarcon-Correa, I. Kim, P. Oswald, T.-C. Lee, P. Fischer, Nature Communications 7, 11331, doi:10.1038/ncomms11331 (2016).
  46. “Structured light enables biomimetic swimming and versatile locomotion of photo-responsive soft microrobots”, Palagi, A.G. Mark, S.Y. Reigh, K. Melde, T. Qiu, H. Zeng, C. Parmeggiani, D. Martella, A.S. Castillo, N. Kapernaum, F. Giesselmann, D.S. Wiersma, E. Lauga, P. Fischer, Nature Materials 15, 647–653, (2016) Nature News & Views, ISI highly cited.
  47. “Magnetic propulsion of microswimmers with DNA-based flagellar bundles”, Maier, C. Weig, P. Oswald, E. Frey, P. Fischer, T. Liedl, Nano Letters 16,  pp 906–910, (2016).
  48. “Enzymatically Active Biomimetic Micropropellers for the Penetration of Mucin Gels”, D. Walker, H.-H- Joeng, B. Käsdorf, O. Lieleg, P. Fischer, Science Advances 1, no. 11, e1500501 (2015).
  49. “Dynamic inclusion complexes of metal nanoparticles inside nanocups”, M. Alarcón-Correa, T.-C. Lee, and P. Fischer, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 54, 6730, (2015). Featured frontispiece.
  50. “Optimal length of low Reynolds number nanopropellers”, D. Walker, M. Kübler, K. I. Morozov, P. Fischer, and A. M. Leshansky, Nano Letters 15, 4412, (2015). Highlighted in Nature. Nanotech.
  51. “Selectable nanopattern arrays for nanolithographic imprint and etch-mask applications”, H.-H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, T. Lee, K. Son, W. Chen, M. Alarcón-Correa, I. Kim, G. Schütz, P. Fischer, Advanced Science 2, doi: 10.1002/advs.201500016 (2015). Cover article.
  52. “Surface roughness-induced speed increase for active Janus micromotors”, U. Choudhury, L. Soler, J.G. Gibbs, S. Sanchez, P. Fischer, Chemical Communications 51, 8660-8663, (2015).
  53. “Active colloidal microdrills“, J.G. Gibbs and P. Fischer, Chemical Communications 51, 4192-4195, (2015).
  54. “Parallel fabrication of wafer-scale plasmonic metamaterials for nano-optics”, S. Eslami, J. G. Gibbs, A G. Mark, T. C. Lee, H.- H. Jeong, I. Kim, P. Fischer, Proceedings SPIE 9374, doi:10.1117/12.2080098 (2015).
  55. “Swimming by reciprocal motion at low Reynolds number”, T. Qiu, T.-C. Lee, A.G. Mark, K. I. Morozov, R. Münster, O. Mierka, S. Turek, A. M. Leshansky, P. Fischer, Nature Communications 5: 5119, (2014). International Media.
  56. “Chiral Nanomagnets”, S. Eslami, J.G. Gibbs, Y. Rechkemmer, J. van Slageren, M. Alarcón-Correa, T.-C. Lee, A.G. Mark, G.L.J.A. Rikken, P. Fischer, ACS Photonics 1, 1231, (2014).
  57. “Circular polarization interferometry: circularly polarized modes of cholesteric liquid crystals”, A. Sanchez-Castillo, S. Eslami, F. Giesselmann, and P. Fischer, Optics Express 22, 31227, (2014).
  58. “Wireless powering of e-swimmers”, J. Roche, S. Carrara, J. Sanchez, J. Lannelongue, G. Loget, L. Bouffier, P. Fischer,  A. Kuhn, Scientific Reports 4: 6705, (2014).
  59. “Nanopropellers and their Actuation in Complex Viscoelastic Media”, D. Schamel, A.G. Mark, J.G. Gibb, C. Miksch, K.I. Morozov, A.M. Leshansky, P. Fischer, ACS Nano 8, 8794–8801, (2014). Featured cover article & int. media.
  60. “Self-propelling nanomotors in the presence of strong Brownian forces”, T.-C. Lee, M. Alarcón-Correa, C. Miksch, K. Hahn, J.G. Gibbs, P. Fischer, Nano Letters 14 (5), 2407–2412, (2014), ISI highly cited.
  61. “Shape control in wafer-based aperiodic 3D nanostructures”, H.-H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, J.G. Gibbs, T. Reindl, U. Waizmann,  J. Weis, P. Fischer, Nanotechnology 25, 235302, (2014). Cover article.
  62. “Active Microrheology of the Vitreous of the Eye applied to Nanorobot Propulsion”, T. Qiu, D. Schamel, A.G. Mark, P. Fischer, IEEE Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), p. 3801-3806, (2014). Best Automation Paper Award – Finalist.
  63. “Nanohelices by shadow growth”, J. Gibbs,   A.G. Mark,   T.-C. Lee,   S. Eslami,   D. Schamel, P. Fischer, Nanoscale 6, 9457-9466, (2014).
  64. “Swelling and shrinking behaviour of photoresponsive phosphonium-based ionogel microstructures”, M. Czugala, C. O'Connell, C. Blin, P. Fischer, K.J. Fraser, F. Benito-Lopez, Fernando, D.  Diamond, Sensors and Actuators B Chemical 194, 105-113, (2014).
  65. “3D nanofabrication on complex seed shapes using glancing angle deposition”, H.-H. Jeong, A.G. Mark, J. G. Gibbs, T. Reindl, U. Waizmann, J. Weis, P. Fischer, In 2014 IEEE 27th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 437-440, (2014).
  66. “Plasmonic nanohelix metamaterials with tailorable giant circular dichroism”, J. G. Gibbs, A. G. Mark, S. Eslami, P. Fischer, Applied Physics Letters 103, 213101, (2013). Featured Cover Article.
  67. “Chiral colloidal molecules and observation of the propeller effect”, D. Schamel, M. Pfeifer, J.G. Gibbs, B. Miksch, A.G. Mark, P. Fischer, Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, 12353, (2013).
  68. “Hybrid nanocolloids with programmed 3D-shape and material composition”, A.G. Mark, J.G. Gibbs, T.-C. Lee, P. Fischer, Nature Materials 12, 802, (2013). International media coverage, ISI highly cited.
  69. “Indirect absorption spectroscopy using quantum cascade lasers: mid infrared refractometry and photothermal  spectroscopy”, M. Pfeifer, A. Ruf, P. Fischer, Optics Express 21, 25643, (2013).
  70. “Fourier-transform photocurrent spectroscopy using a supercontinuum light source”, C. Petermann, R. Beigang, and P. Fischer, Applied Physics Letters 100, 061108, (2012).
  71. „Mid-IR laser-based vibrational optical activity”, M. Pfeifer, S. Lüdeke, P. Fischer, Proceedings SPIE 8219, doi: 10.1117/12.906421 (2012).
  72. “Eine neue Form von Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy”, C. Petermann and P. Fischer, Technisches Messen 79 1, 10-16, (2012). Best Paper Award.
  73. “Quantum-cascade laser based vibrational circular dichroism”, S. Lüdeke, M.Pfeifer, P. Fischer Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (15), 5704–5707, (2011).
  74. “Sign determination in weak value amplified optical activity measurements”, M. Pfeifer and P. Fischer, Optics Express 19, 16508-16517, (2011).
  75. “Actively coupled cavity ringdown spectroscopy with low-power broadband sources”, C. Petermann, P. Fischer, Optics Express 19, 10164- 10173, (2011).
  76. “Magnetically actuated propulsion at low Reynolds numbers: towards nanoscale control”, P. Fischer and A. Ghosh, Nanoscale 3, 557-563, (2010).
  77. “Molecular QED of coherent and incoherent sum-frequency and second-harmonic generation in chiral liquids in the presence of a static electric field”, P. Fischer, A. Salam, Molecular Physics 108, 1857, (2010).
  78. “Absolute Asymmetric Reduction Based on the Relative Orientation of Achiral Reactants”, A. Kuhn and P. Fischer, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 48, 6857-6860, (2009).
  79. “Full phase and amplitude control in computer-generated holography”, M. Fratz, P. Fischer, D.M. Giel, Optics Letters 34, 3659-3661, (2009).
  80. “Controlled Propulsion of Artificial Magnetic Nanostructured Propellers”, Ghosh, and P. Fischer, Nano Letters 9 (6), 2243, (2009). Highlighted in Nature, ISI highly cited.
  81. “Digital polarization holograms with defined magnitude and orientation of each pixel's birefringence”, M. Fratz, D.M. Giel P. Fischer, Optics Letters 34, 1270, (2009).
  82. “Voltage controllable magnetic composite based on multifunctional polyethylene microparticles”, A. Ghosh, N.K. Sheridon, P. Fischer, Small 4, 1956, (2008).
  83. “Observation of the Faraday effect via beam deflection in a longitudinal magnetic field”, A. Ghosh, W. Hill, and P. Fischer, Physical Review A 76, 055402, (2007).
  84. “Circular differential double diffraction in chiral media”, A. Ghosh, F.M. Fazal, and P. Fischer, Optics Letters 32, 1836, (2007).
  85. “Frequency-domain displacement sensing with a fiber ring-resonator containing a variable gap”, F. Vollmer and P. Fischer, Sensors and Actuators A: Phys 134, 410, (2007).
  86. “Chiral Molecules Split Light: Reflection and Refraction in a Chiral Liquid”, A. Ghosh and P. Fischer, Physical Review Letters 97, 173002, (2006). Highlighted in Nature Photonics.
  87. “Direct chiral discrimination in NMR spectroscopy”, A.D. Buckingham and P. Fischer, Chemical Physics 324, 111, (2006). (N.S. Hush special issue).
  88. “Ring-resonator based frequency-domain optical activity measurements of a chiral liquid”, F. Vollmer and P. Fischer, Optics Letters 31, 453-455, (2006).
  89. “Nonlinear optical spectroscopy of chiral molecules” (review article), P. Fischer and F. Hache, Chirality, 17, 421-437 (2005).
  90. ““Negative refraction at optical frequencies in nonmagnetic two-component molecular media”, Reply””, Y.-F. Chen, P. Fischer, and F.W. Wise, Physical Review Letters, 96, 159702, (2006).
  91. “Sign of the refractive index in a gain medium with negative permittivity and permeability”, Y.F. Chen, P. Fischer, and F.W. Wise, Opt. Soc. Am. B, 23, 45, (2006)
  92. “Reply to “Comment on ‘Negative refraction at optical frequencies in nonmagnetic two-component molecular media’””, Y.-F. Chen, P. Fischer, and F.W. Wise, Physical Review Letters, 96, 059702, (2006).
  93. “Negative refraction at optical frequencies in two-component molecular media”, Y.-F. Chen, P. Fischer, and F.W. Wise, Physical Review Letters, 95, 067402-,1-4, (2005).
  94. “New electro-optic effect: Sum-frequency generation from optically active liquids in the presence of a dc electric field”, P. Fischer, A.D. Buckingham, K. Beckwitt, D.S. Wiersma, and F.W. Wise, Physical Review Letters, 91, 173901-,1-4, (2003).
  95. “Chiral and achiral contributions to sum-frequency generation from optically active solutions of binaphthol”, P. Fischer, F.W. Wise, and A.C. Albrecht, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 107, 8232-8238, (2003).
  96. “On Optical Rectification in Isotropic Media”, P. Fischer and A.C. Albrecht, Laser Physics, 12, 1177-1181, (2002). (S. Hartmann special issue).
  97. “Chirality-Specific Nonlinear Spectroscopies in Isotropic Media”, (TRVS 2001), P. Fischer A.C. Albrecht, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 75, 1119-1124, (2002).
  98. “The chiral specificity of sum-frequency generation in solutions”, P. Fischer P, K. Beckwitt, F.W. Wise, A.C. Albrecht, Chemical Physics Letters, 352, 463-468, (2002).
  99. “Isotropic second-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities”, P. Fischer, A.D. Buckingham, A.C. Albrecht, Physical Review A, 64, 033816-,1-7, (2001).
  100. “Reply to "Comment on 'Phenomenological damping in optical response tensors'"”, A.D. Buckingham, P. Fischer, Physical Review A, 63, 047802-,1-2, (2001).
  101. “Ab initio investigation of the sum-frequency hyperpolarizability of small chiral molecules”, B. Champagne, P. Fischer, A.D. Buckingham, Chem. Phys. Letters, 331, 83-88, (2000).
  102. “Three-wave mixing in chiral liquids”, P. Fischer, D.S. Wiersma, R. Righini, B. Champagne, and A.D. Buckingham, Physical Review Letters, 85, 4253-4256, (2000).
  103. “Phenomenological damping in optical response tensors”, A.D. Buckingham, and P. Fischer, Physical Review A, 61, 035801-,1-4, (2000).
  104. “Surface second-order nonlinear optical activity”, P. Fischer, and A.D. Buckingham, Journal of the Optical Society of America B , 15, 2951-2957, (1998).
  105. “Linear electro-optic effect in optically active liquids”, A.D. Buckingham, and P. Fischer, Chemical Physics Letters, 297, 239-246, (1998).
  106. “Monolayers of hexadecyltrimethylammonium p-tosylate at the air-water interface. 1. Sum-frequency spectroscopy”, G.R. Bell, Z.X. Li, C.D. Bain, P. Fischer, D.C. Duffy, Journal Physical Chemistry B, 102, 9461-9472, (1998).
  107. “Ultraviolet resonance Raman study of drug binding in dihydrofolate reductase, gyrase, and Catechol-O-methyltransferase”, V.W. Couling, P. Fischer, D. Klenerman, W. Huber, Biophysical Journal, 75, 1097-1106, (1998).


Book chapters:  

  1. S. Palagi, D. Walker, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, “Chapter 8 – Micro- and nanorobots in Newtonian and biological viscoelastic fluids”, in Microbiorobotics (Second edition), Biologically Inspired Microscale Robotic Systems. Pages 133–162, DOI:, March 24 (2017).
  2. S. Palagi, D. Walker, T. Qiu, P. Fischer, “Nanoscale Robotic Agents in Biological Fluids and Tissues”, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics, World Scientific, to appear (2018).
  3. T. Qiu, J.G. Gibbs, D. Schamel, A.G. Mark, U. Choudhury, P. Fischer, “From nanohelices to magnetically actuated microdrills: a universal platform for some of the smallest untethered microrobotic systems optimized for low Reynolds number and biological environments”, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, In Small-Scale Robotics. From Nano-to-Millimeter-Sized Robotic Systems and Applications, pp 53-65 (2013).
  4. P. Fischer, “Nonlinear optical spectroscopy of chiral molecules”. In: Comprehensive Chiroptical Spectroscopy,Vol. 1: Instrumentation, Methodologies, and Theoretical Simulations. (Eds.) N. Berova, P. L. Polavarapu,K. Nakanishi, R. W. Woody. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA 2012, 347-371.
  5. P. Fischer and B. Champagne, “Nonlinear optical properties of chiral liquids: Electric-dipolar pseudoscalars in nonlinear optics”, in “Nonlinear optical properties of matter: From molecules to condensed phases”, eds. M.G. Papadopoulos, J. Leszczynski, A.J. Sadlej, Springer, 2006.
  6. A. D. Buckingham, and P. Fischer, “Optical response of a chiral liquid”, in “The Physical Chemistry of Chirality”, ed. J. Hicks, ACS. Sym. Series, 810 (2002), 119-129.
  7. Kirkwood, A.C. Albrecht, P. Fischer, and A.D. Buckingham, “Sum-frequency generation at second order in isotropic chiral systems: The microscopic view and the surprising fragility of the signal”, in “The Physical Chemistry of Chirality”, ed. J. Hicks, ACS. Sym. Series, 810 (2002), 130-144.


  1. “A coating that facilitates the transport of microparticles in biomaterials”, Z. Wu. T. Qiu, P. Fischer, EP 17187924.0.
  2. “Ultrasonic actuator device and applications thereof”, T. Qiu and P. Fischer, EP3037660 A1.
  3. “Method and apparatus for fabricating a component”, K. Melde and P. Fischer, EP3034281 A1, PCT/EP2015/002561.
  4. “Apparatus and method for creating a holographic ultrasound field in an object”, K. Melde, P. Weber, P. Fischer,
  5. “Assessment tool for phantom”, T.Qiu, F. Adams, A. Miernik, P. Fischer, EPA 16172004.0.
  6. “Organ models”, T. Qiu and P. Fischer, EPA 16172019.8
  7. “Method for encapsulating a nanostructure, coated nanostructure and use of a coated nanostructure”, H.-H. Jeong, T.-C. Lee, and P. Fischer, EP3072582A1. Licensed to start-up company.
  8. “Strahlungsmodulator und Vorrichtung zur Spektralanalyse mit einem Strahlungsmodulator“, C. Petermann and P. Fischer, DE202012010278. (granted)
  9. “Convertor”, P. Fischer and A.G. Mark, EP2949937, US2015345479. (granted).
  10. “Magnetic Nanostructured Propellers”, P. Fischer and A. Ghosh, US8,768,501. (granted). Licensed to start-up company.
  11. “Circular birefringence refractometer: method and apparatus for measuring optical activity”, P. Fischer and A. Ghosh, US7,961,318, EP 2041537 A2. (granted).
  12. “Method and apparatus for measuring and monitoring distances, physical properties, and phase changes for light based on a ring-resonator”, F. Vollmer and P. Fischer, US 7,446,880. (granted).
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