S³awomir Szymański,
  • M.Sc., 1969 - Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Warsaw

  • Ph.D., 1975 - Institute of Organic Chemistry, Warsaw

  • D. Sc., 1989 - University of Wroc³aw

  • Professor, 2004 - Institute of Organic Chemistry, Warsaw

Education and training:
  • 1981-1982, 1984 - Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Munich, Germany (Humboldt Foundation Fellow)
  • 1995, 1997 - Max-Planck Institute of Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany (Humboldt Foundation Fellow, Max-Planck Society Fellow)
Professional affiliations:
  • Polish Chemical Society
Research areas:
  • Molecular structure and dynamics in condensed phases studied by NMR spectroscopy methods
  • Quantum mechanical effects in the stochastic dynamics of hindered molecular rotators
Selected papers:
  1. S. Szymański, "Theory of thermal effects in NMR spectra of metal hydrides undergoing quantum mechanical exchange", J. Chem. Phys. 104, 8216 (1996)
  2. S. Szymański, "Nuclear magnetic resonance line shapes of methyl-like quantum rotors in low temperature solids", J. Chem. Phys. 111, 288 (1999)
  3. S. Szymański, Z. Olejniczak, A. Detken, and U. Haeberlen, "Iterative Lineshape Analysis of Quadrupolar Echo Spectra of a Damped CD3 Quantum Rotor: Preliminary Evidence of a Novel Mechanism of Stochastic Spin Exchange", J. Magn. Reson. 148, 277 (2001)
  4. P. Bernatowicz and S. Szymański, "Wave Properties of a Methyl Group under Ambient Conditions", Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 023004 (2002)
  5. I. Czerski, P. Bernatowicz, J. Ja¼wiński, and S. Szymański, "Nonclassical effects in NMR spectra of 9-methyltriptycene derivatives", J. Chem. Phys. 118, 7157 (2003)
  6. P. Bernatowicz, I. Czerski, J. Ja¼wiński, and S. Szymański, "Carr-Purcell echo spectra in the studies of line shape effects. Nonclassical hindered rotation of methyl groups in 1,2,3,4-terachloro-9,10-dimethyltriptycene", J. Magn. Reson. 169, 284 (2004)
  7. T. Ratajczyk, I.Czerski, K. Kamieńska-Trela, S. Szymański, and J. Wójcik, "1J(13C,1H) couplings to the Individual Protons in a Methyl Group. Evidence of the Methyl Protons" Engagement in Hydrogen Bonds" Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed. in English 44, 1230 (2005)
  8. T. Ratajczyk and S. Szymański, "Theory of damped quantum rotation in NMR spectra. I. Fundamental aspects", J. Chem. Phys. 123, 204509 (2005)
  9. P. Gutsche, H. Schmitt, U. Haeberlen, T. Ratajczyk, and S. Szymański, "Fingerprints of Damped Quantum Rotation Observed in Solid State Proton NMR Spectra", ChemPhysChem 7, 886-893 (2006)
  10. T. Ratajczyk and S. Szymański, "Theory of damped quantum rotation in NMR spectra. II. Numerical simulations for the benzene ring", J. Chem. Phys. 127, 184504 (2007)
Total number of publications: 60
Number of promoted PhD students: 2