Jerzy Herbich,
  • M. Sc. 1967 - Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Warsaw

  • Ph. D. 1977 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

  • D. Sc. 1998 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

  • Professor 2008 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Professional Experience
  • 1978, 1982 - Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, Huygens Laboratorium (Prof. J.H. van der Waals)

  • 1988 - Universiteit te Amsterdam (Prof. R.P.H. Rettschnick)

  • 1993 - Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai (Prof. T. Azumi)

  • 1994, 1999-2001, 2005 - Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main (Prof. B. Brutschy)
Professional affiliations
  • Polish Chemical Society (since 1968)
  • European Photochemistry Association (elected member of EPA Standing Committee 1984-1986, 1986-1988, 1995-1997, 1997-1999, 2001-2003, 2003-2008)
  • Professor of Chemistry at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, School of Sciences, since 2001
Research areas
  • Spectroscopy, photophysics and photochemistry of organic molecules. Structure and reactions of molecules in excited electronic states (especially: photoinduced electron transfer and phototautomerization processes)

  • Laser spectroscopy and mass spectrometry combined with supersonic jet expansion technique

Selected papers
  1. Herbich J., Grabowski Z.R., Wójtowicz H., Golankiewicz K., ”Dual fluorescence of 4-dialkylaminopyrimidines. TICT state formation favored by hydrogen bond or by coordination to the metal ion“, J. Phys. Chem., 93, 3439-3444 (1989).

  3. Herbich J., Pérez-Salgado F., Rettschnick R.P.H., Grabowski Z.R., Wójtowicz H., ”Twisted intramolecular charge transfer state in supercooled molecules: structural effects and clustering with polar molecules“, J. Phys. Chem., 95, 3491-3497 (1991).

  5. Herbich J., Kapturkiewicz A., Nowacki J., ”Phosphorescent intramolecular charge transfer triplet states“, Chem. Phys. Lett., 262, 633-642 (1996).

  7. Herbich J., Hung C.-Y., Thummel R.P., Waluk J., "Solvent-controlled excited state behavior: 2-(2'-pyridyl)indoles in alcohols", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 118, 3508-3518 (1996).

  9. Herbich J., Kapturkiewicz A., "Electronic structure and molecular conformation in the excited charge transfer singlet states of 9-acridyl and other aryl derivatives of aromatic amines", J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 120, 1014-1029 (1998).

  11. Herbich J., Brutschy B., ”TICT molecules“, in ”Electron Transfer in Chemistry“, V. Balzani, Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2001; Vol. 4, Section 3: ”Gas Phase Systems“, Chapter 3, pp. 697-741.

  13. Szydłowska I., Kubicki J., Herbich J., "Picosecond kinetics of excited-state charge separation in 4-(dimethylamino)pyridine", Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 4, 106-112 (2005).

  15. Szydłowska I., Nosenko Y., Brutschy B., Tarakeshwar P., Herbich J., "Supersonic jet studies of solvation effects on the spectroscopy and photophysics of 4-diethylaminopyridine", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 9, 4981-4991 (2007).

  17. Nosenko Y., Kyrychenko A., Thummel R.P., Waluk J., Brutschy B., Herbich J., "Fluorescence quenching in cyclic hydrogen-bonded complexes of 1H-pyrrolo-[3,2-h]quinoline with methanol: cluster size effect", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 9, 3276-3285 (2007).

  19. Franssen Szydłowska I., Nosenko Y., Brutschy B. and Herbich J., "Dual fluorescence of 4-dialkylaminopyridines under supersonic jet conditions", Chem. Phys. Lett., 467, 58-65 (2008).

  21. Franssen Szydłowska I., Nowacki J. and Herbich J., "Structural changes accompanying excited-state electron transfer in meta- and para-dialkylaminopyridines", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 209, 135-146 (2010).

  23. Vetokhina V., Dobek K., Kijak M., Kamińska I.I., Muller K., Thiel W.A., Waluk J. and Herbich J., "Three modes of proton transfer in one chromophore: photoinduced tautomerization in 2-(1H-pyrazol-5-yl)pyridines, their dimers and alcohol complexes", ChemPhysChem, 13, 3661-3671 (2012).
Total number of publications: 87
Number of promoted PhD students: 3