Department of Chemistry

Lund University

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Reine Wallenberg

  • Professor of Solid State Chemistry (Professor i fasta tillståndets kemi), 2000-
  • Senior researcher at the Swedish Research Council. 1998-2003
  • Visiting professor at Osaka University, Inst. of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1998.
  • Director of the National Center for High-Resolution Electron Microscopy, Lund University, 1998-
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1987-1988
  • Associate Professor (Docent) in Inorganic Chemistry,, Lund University. 1991
  • Doctor of Technology, (Ph.D., Teknologie doktor), Lund University. 1987
  • Licentiate in Technology (Teknologie Licentiat), Lund University. 1985
  • M.Sc. (Civilingenjör) in Chemical Engineering, Lund University. 1983

Scientific Interests

  • Synthesis and characterisation of nanostructures.
  • Electron and scanning probe microscopy techniques
  • 1-D Nanowires, nanotrees
  • Fuel cell materials.
  • Controlled-release drugs
  • Apatite and bone replacement Materials Chemistry
  • Imaging of viruses
  • Catalysts
  • Metal nanoparticles

Experimental techniques

Microscopy and chemical analyses: TEM, SEM, EELS, XEDS, STM and AFM.


Functional materials, nanoscale analysis techniques, electron microscopy.

Selected publications

  • Kimberly A. Dick, Knut Deppert, Magnus W. Larsson, Thomas Mårtensson, Werner Seifert, L. Reine Wallenberg, Lars Samuelson: “Synthesis of branched nanotrees by controlled seeding of multiple branching events”, Nature Materials (2004) 3 (6): 380 2004
  • M.T. Björk, B.J. Ohlsson, T. Sass, A.I. Persson, C. Thelander, M.H. Magnusson, K. Deppert, L.R. Wallenberg and L. Samuelson: “One-dimensional Steeplechase for Electrons Realized”, NANO Letters 2, (2002) 86-90. Paper reviewed in Science, 295, (2002) 946
  • Ann I. Persson, Magnus W. Larsson, Stig Stenström, B. Jonas Ohlsson, Lars Samuelson and L. Reine Wallenberg: “Solid-Phase Diffusion Mechanism for GaAs Nanowire Growth”.Nature Materials 3, 677–681 (2004)
  • M. T. Björk, B. J. Ohlsson, C. Thelander, A. I. Persson, K. Deppert, L. R. Wallenberg, and L. Samuelson: “Nanowire resonant tunneling diodes”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 81 (2002) 4458
  • D.J. Smith, A.K. Petford, L.R. Wallenberg and J.-O. Bovin: “Dynamic atomic-level rearrangements in small gold particles”, Science 233 (1986) 872-8752
  • J.-O. Bovin, R. Wallenberg and D.J. Smith: “Imaging atomic clouds outside the surface of gold crystals by electron microscopy” Nature 317 (6032), (1985) pp 16, 47-49
  • W. Seifert, N. Carlsson, M. Miller, M.-E. Pistol, L. Samuelsson and L.R. Wallenberg: “In-situ growth of quantum dot structures by the Stranski-Krastanow growth mode”, Progress in Crystal Growth and Charact. Review 33 (1996) 423-471
  • H. Lindvall, P. Nevsten, K. Ström, R. Wallenberg, F. Sundler, D. Langin, M. Sörhede-Winzell and C. Holm: “A Novel Hormone-sensitive Lipase Isoform Expressed in Pancreatic ß-Cells”, J. Biol. Chem. 279 (5): 3828-3836 (2004)
  • H. Sjöström, I. Ivanov, M. Johansson, L. Hultman, J.-E. Sundgren, S.V. Hainsworth, T.F. Page and L.R. Wallenberg: “Reactive magnetron sputter deposition of CNx films on Si(001) substrates: film growth, microstructure and mechanical properties”. Frontiers in thin film research, spec.ed. of Thin Solid Films 246 (1993) 103-109
  • C. Thelander,T. Mårtensson, M. T. Björk, B. J. Ohlsson, M. W. Larsson, L. R. Wallenberg, and L. Samuelson: “Single-electron transistors in heterostructure nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83 (2003) 205237


Reine Wallenberg

Professor, Director of nCHREM


+46 (0)46-222 82 33

Postal address:
Centre for Analysis and Synthesis
Lund University
P.O. Box 124
SE-221 00 Lund

Visiting address:
Getingev 60 /Sölvegatan 39

Internal mail:
Pick-up location 1