Florian Ritterbusch

Associate Scientist

University of Science and Technology of China
Huangshan Rd. 443
Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
Phone: +86-551-63607562
Email: florian@ustc.edu.cn

Zheng-Tian Lu

Research Interests

    Atom Trap Trace Analysis of rare krypton and argon isotopes for applications in environmental systems such as dating of water and ice.

Degrees attained

Ph.D.2013PhysicsHeidelberg University
Diploma 2009 Physics Heidelberg University

Employment history

2019 – Present Associate Scientist University of Science and Technology of China
2016 – 2019 Postdoctoral researcher University of Science and Technology of China
2014 – 2016Postdoctoral researcherInstitute for Environmental PhysicsHeidelberg University
2014 – 2014Postdoctoral researcherKirchhoff-Institute for PhysicsHeidelberg University

Selected Publications

  • A Tibetan ice core covering the past 1,300 years radiometrically dated with 39Ar

    F. Ritterbusch, L. Tian, A-M. Tong, J.-Q. Gu, W. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu, L. Shao, M.-X. Tang, G.-M. Yang, M.-J. Zhang, and L. Zhao

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119, e2200835119 (2022)
  • Estimation of the Ventilation Transit Time Distribution at the Yap-Mariana Junction Using 39Ar, 85Kr and 14C Tracers

    J.-Q. Gu, W. Jiang*, A.L. Tong, G.-M. Yang, X.-Z. Dong, Florian Ritterbusch, F. Wang, J.-N. Wang
    JGR Oceans 127, 7, e2022JC018417(2022)

  • Optically enhanced discharge excitation and trapping of 39Ar

    Y.-Q. Chu, Z.-F. Wan, F. Ritterbusch*, W.-K. Hu, J.-Q. Gu, S.-M. Hu, Z.-H. Jia, W. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu*, L.-T. Sun, A.-M. Tong, J. S. Wang, and G.-M. Yang
    Phys. Rev. A 105, 063108(2022)

  • 81Kr reveals one-million-year-old groundwater at the Atlantic coast of Argentina as a record of Mid-Pleistocene climate

    D.E. Martínez*, W. Jiang*, T. Matsumoto, O.M. Quiroz Londoño, F. Ritterbusch, C. Lexow, G.M. Yang, L. Bertolín, J. Mabry, N. Romeo, M. Zárate, Z.-T. Lu
    Journal of Hydrology 610, 127846 (2022)

  • Generation of metastable krypton using a 124-nm laser

    X.-Z. Dong, F. Ritterbusch*, D.-F. Yuan, J.-W. Yan, W.-T. Chen, W. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu*, J. S. Wang, X.-A. Wang*, and G.-M. Yang
    Phys. Rev. A 105, L031101 (2022)

  • Reconstruction of the atmospheric 39Ar/Ar history

    J.-Q. Gu, A.L. Tong, G.-M. Yang, S.-M. Hu, W. Jiang*, Z.-T. Lu, R. Purtschert, F. Ritterbusch
    Chemical Geology 583, 120480 (2021)

  • An extension of the TALDICE ice core age scale reaching back to MIS 10.1

    I. Crotti*, A. Landais, B. Stenni, L. Bazin, F. Parrenin, M. Frezzotti, F. Ritterbusch, Z.-T. Lu, W. Jiang, G.-M. Yang, E. Fourré, A. Orsi, R. Jacob, B. Minster, F. Prié, G. Dreossi, C. Barbante
    Quaternary Science Reviews 266, 107078 (2021)

  • Optical Excitation and Trapping of 81Kr

    J. S. Wang, F. Ritterbusch*, X.-Z. Dong, C. Gao, H. Li, W. Jiang, S.-Y. Liu, Z.-T. Lu*, W.-H. Wang, G.-M. Yang, Y.-S. Zhang, and Z.-Y. Zhang
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 023201 (2021)

  • An atom trap system for 39Ar dating with improved precision

    Amin L. Tong, Ji-Qiang Gu, Guo-Min Yang, Shui-Ming Hu, Wei Jiang*, Zheng-Tian Lu*, and F. Ritterbusch
    Review of Scientific Instruments 92, 063204 (2021)

  • Enhancement of the 81Kr and 85Kr count rates by optical pumping

    Z.-Y. Zhang, F. Ritterbusch*, W.-K. Hu, X.-Z. Dong, C. Y. Gao, W. Jiang, S.-Y. Liu, Z.-T. Lu*, J. S. Wang, and G.-M. Yang
    Phys. Rev. A 101, 053429 (2020)

  • Dual Separation of Krypton and Argon from Environmental Samples for Radioisotope Dating

    X.-Z. Dong, F. Ritterbusch*, Y.-Q. Chu, J.-Q. Gu, S.-M. Hu, W. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu*, G.-M. Yang, and L. Zhao
    Anal. Chem.91, 21, 13576-13581 (2019)

  • 81Kr Dating at the Guliya Ice Cap, Tibetan Plateau

    L. Tian*, F. Ritterbusch, J.‐Q. Gu, S.‐M. Hu, W. Jiang, Z.‐T. Lu*, D. Wang, and G.‐M. Yang
    Geophysical Research Letters,(2019)

  • Bichromatic force on metastable argon for atom-trap trace analysis

    Z. Feng*, S. Ebser, L. Ringena, F. Ritterbusch, and M. K. Oberthaler.
    Phys. Rev. A 96, (2017)

  • Groundwater dating with Atom Trap Trace Analysis of 39Ar

    F. Ritterbusch*, S. Ebser, J. Welte, T. Reichel, A. Kersting, R. Purtschert, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, and M. K. Oberthaler.
    Geophysical Research Letters, (2014)

  • Hyperfine spectroscopy of the 1s5 - 2p9 transition of 39Ar

    J. Welte*, I. Steinke, M. Henrich, F. Ritterbusch, M. K. Oberthaler, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, W. H. Schwarz, and M. Trieloff.
    Review of Scientific Instruments 80(11), 113109 (2009)