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Sebastian Hasenstab-Riedel

Hasenstab-Riedel is one of the world's leading researchers in the area of halogen chemistry, which is essential for a wide range of applications, from modern plastics to innovative substitutes for greenhouse gases. Professor Hasenstab-Riedel's academic contributions span from basic scientific research to practical applications, as proven by the 19 patents and cooperative relationships with leading companies in the chemical industry he currently has to his name. His main areas of specialization include developing sustainable halogen chemistry, researching very high oxidation states, and synthesizing extremely strong acids. He combines different technologies and methods from quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, and preparative halogen chemistry in his work.