Andreas Henkel, Dr.


Computational Scientist at the Zentrum für Datenverarbeitung and
the Efficient Computing and Storage Group

Johannes Gutenberg – Universität Mainz
Raum 1341 / 00 321
Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel-Weg 12
55128 Mainz, Germany

Phone: +49 6131 3926434
Fax: +49 6131 3926407



Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Henkel is a computational scientist at the ZDV’s HPC department of JGU Mainz. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry in 2012 at University Mainz. His expertise is in computing in chemistry and physics. His current research focus on scheduling in HPC environment.



  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Ruben Ahijado-Guzman, Make Strozyk, Andreas Henkel, Sebastian Harms, and Yuriy Khalavka. 2018. Synthesis of Au-CdS@CdSe Hybrid Nanoparticles with a Highly Reactive Gold Domain. Langmuir. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Ruben Ahijado-Guzman, Sebastian Schmachtel, Christina Lambertz, Andreas Neiser, Yuriy Khalavka, Weixiang Ye, and Andreas Henkel. 2018. Narrowing the Plasmonic Sensitivity Distribution by Considering the Individual Size of Gold Nanorods. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Petra Schwille, Andreas Janshoff, Torben-Tobias Kliesch, Andreas Neiser, Andreas Henkel, Ariadna Martos, and Christina Lambertz. 2016. Single Particle Plasmon Sensors as Label-Free Technique To Monitor MinDE Protein Wave Propagation on Membranes. Nano Letters. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Marialore Sulpizi, Carsten Soennichsen, Andreas Henkel, Philipp Schaefer, Sirin Celiksoy, and Santosh Kumar Meena. 2016. The role of halide ions in the anisotropic growth of gold nanoparticles: a microscopic, atomistic perspective. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Marialore Sulpizi, Carsten Sonnichsen, Andreas Henkel, Philipp Schafer, Sirin Celiksoy, and Santosh Kumar Meena. 2016. Insight on growth mechanism of gold nanorods from molecular dynamics simulations. In Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society.


  • Andreas Henkel, Wolfgang Tremel, Frederic Laquai, Andreas Henkel, Martin Panthoefer, Benjamin Balke, Mirko Montigny, Dominik Gehrig, and Isabel Schick. 2015. Effect of Charge Transfer in Magnetic-Plasmonic Au@MOx (M = Mn, Fe) Heterodimers on the Kinetics of Nanocrystal Formation. Chemistry of Materials. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Wolfgang Tremel, Urgen Brieger, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Ute Kolb, Dennis Strand, Karl Fischer, Thorben Link, Andreas Henkel, Julia Heim, Anna-Maria Schilmann, and Moritz Susewind. 2015. Silica-coated Au@ZnO Janus particles and their stability in epithelial cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, German Rivas, Dirk Schneider, Lydia Tome, Andreas Henkel, Christina Rosman, Janak Prasad, and Ruben Ahijado-Guzman. 2014. Plasmonic Nanosensors for Simultaneous Quantification of Multiple Protein-Protein Binding Affinities. Nano Letters. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, George Fytas, Katharina Landfester, Carsten Soennichsen, Andreas Henkel, Max Bernhardt, Karmena Jaskiewicz, Sebastian Harms, Gaetan Leveque, and Amelie H R Koch. 2014. Surface Asymmetry of Coated Spherical Nanoparticles. Nano Letters. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Jonathan Edgar, Andreas Henkel, Andreas Neiser, Janak Prasad, and Christina Rosman. 2013. Multiplexed Plasmon Sensor for Rapid Label-Free Analyte Detection. Nano Letters. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel. 2013. Rod-shaped plasmonic sensors. DOI Author/Publisher URL


  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Andreas Janshoff, Eva Sunnick, David Schneider, Marco Tarantola, Andreas Henkel, Sebastien Pierrat, and Christina Rosman. 2012. A New Approach to Assess Gold Nanoparticle Uptake by Mammalian Cells: Combining Optical Dark-Field and Transmission Electron Microscopy. Small. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Sebastian Schmachtel, Andreas Henkel, Janak Prasad, and Irene Ament. 2012. Single Unlabeled Protein Detection on Individual Plasmonic Nanoparticles. Nano Letters. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Anton Plech, Olaf Schubert, and Andreas Henkel. 2009. Growth Kinetic of a Rod-Shaped Metal Nanocrystal. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. DOI
  • Andreas Henkel, Carsten Soennichsen, Gunther Brunklaus, Arpad Jakab, and Andreas Henkel. 2009. Tuning Plasmonic Properties by Alloying Copper into Gold Nanorods. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel, Adrian Gh Podoleanu, Carla C Rosa, Carsten Soennichsen, Andreas Henkel, and Michael Leitner. 2008. En-Face differential absorption optical coherence tomography with gold nanorods as the contrast agent. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. DOI


  • Andreas Henkel. 2006. Microfluidic continuous flow synthesis of rod-shaped gold and silver nanocrystals. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. DOI