Grazia Gonella

Grazia Gonella
Group Leader
Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung
Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz
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Research Interests

Interaction of biomolecules with interfaces (nanoparticles, membranes), Nonlinear optics

Key techniques: second harmonic generation, sum-frequency generation, nonlinear light scattering

Research system/organism: proteins/peptides interacting with polymeric surfaces, lipid monolayers and bilayers

Five Most Relevant Publications
  1. S. Morsbach, G. Gonella, V. Mailänder, S. Wegner, S. Wu, T. Weidner, R. Berger, K. Koynov, D. Vollmer, N. Encinas, Seah L. Kuan, T. Bereau, K. Kremer, T. Weil, M. Bonn, H.-J. Butt, and K. Landfester – Engineering Proteins at Interfaces: From Complementary Characterization to Material Surfaces with Designed Functions – Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. (2018)
  2. L. B. Dreier, Y. Nagata, H. Lutz, G. Gonella, J. Hunger, E. H. G. Backus, Mischa Bonn – Saturation of charge-induced water alignment at model membrane surfaces – Science Adv. 4: eaap7415 (2018)
  3. C. Bernhard, S. J. Roeters, J. Franz, T. Weidner, M. Bonn , G. Gonella – Repelling and Ordering: The Influence of Poly(ethylene glycol) on Protein Adsorption – PCCP 19: 28182-88 (2017)
  4. G. Gonella⁺, C. Lütgebaucks⁺, A.G.F. de Beer, S. Roke – Second Harmonic and Sum-Frequency Generation from Aqueous Interfaces Is Modulated by Interference – J. Phys. Chem. C 120: 9165-73 (2016)
  5. S. Roke* and G. Gonella* – Nonlinear Light Scattering and Spectroscopy of Particles and Droplets in Liquids – Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 63: 353-378 (2012)