Dr. rer. nat. Felix Baitalow

Dr. rer. nat. Felix Baitalow

Dr. rer. nat. Felix Baitalow

Research Coordination

Room DBI 317

Phone +49 (0) 3731 39 4702
Felix [dot] Baitalowatiec [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

Research topics


Since 02/2009
Scientific Assistent, IEC

1996 - 2009
Scientific Assistent, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg

1995 - 1996
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg: DAAD-fellowship

1990 - 1995
Dissertation: „Influence of solute and solvent structure on the thermodynamics of the hydration und solvation of non-electrolytes“

1985 - 1990
Study of Chemistry, University of Kazan (Russia)
Major field of study: Physical Chemistry


Research topics

Fields of research:

  • Synthesis and characterization of hydrogen storage materials (complex metal hydrides, BNH-compounds)
  • Catalysis of hydrogenation reactions under metal-free conditions
  • Synthesis of highly porous metal-organic frameworks
  • COORAMENT-Project, Formation of trace compounds in the HP-POX facility 


  • Lecture/Course: Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
  • Lecture: Chemical Kinetics
  • Practical: Combustion calorimetry



Journals and Presentations

F. Baitalow: "Verarbeitung von Erdölbegleitgas zu Chemierohstoffen: Prozesse, Technologien, Produkte". Internationale Expertentagung "Erdölbegleitgas – Nutzung, Verarbeitung, Wirtschaftlichkeit" im Rahmen des Deutsch-Russischen Rohstoff-Forums, Sankt Petersburg, 4.3.2010

Hausdorf, Steffen; Baitalow, Felix; Seidel, Juergen; Mertens, Florian O. R. L.: “Gaseous Species as Reaction Tracers in the Solvothermal Synthesis of the Zinc Oxide Terephthalate MOF-5”. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 111, pp. 4259-4266, 2007. 

Baitalow, F.; Wolf, G.; Grolier, J.-P. E.; Dan, F.; Randzio, S. L.: “Thermal decomposition of ammonia-borane under pressures up to 600 bar”. Thermochimica Acta, 445, pp. 121-125, 2006

Baumann, J.; Baitalow, F.; Wolf, G.: “Thermal decomposition of polymeric aminoborane (H2BNH2)x under hydrogen release”. Thermochimica Acta, 430, pp. 9-14, 2005

Baitalow, F.; Baumann, J.; Wolf, G.; Jaenicke-Rossler, K.; Leitner, G.: “Thermal decomposition of B-N-H compounds investigated by using combined thermoanalytical methods”. Thermochimica Acta, 391, pp. 159-168, 2002

Hills, Andrew K.; Beezer, Anthony E.; Connor, Joseph A.; Mitchell, John C.; Wolf, Gert; Baitalow, Felix: “Microcalorimetric study of a proposed test reaction - the imidazole catalysed hydrolysis of triacetin. Temperature and imidazole concentration dependence”. Thermochimica Acta, 386, pp. 139-142, 2002

Beezer, Anthony E.; Hills, Andrew K.; O'Neill, Michael A. A.; Morris, Andrew C.; Kierstan, Katharine T. E.; Deal, Rebecca M.; Waters, Laura J.; Hadgraft, Jonathan; Mitchell, John C.; Connor, Joseph A.; Orchard, John E.; Willson, Richard J.; Hofelich, Thomas C.; Beaudin, Jennifer; Wolf, Gert; Baitalow, Felix; Gaisford, Simon; Lane, Roy A.; Buckton, Graham; Phipps, Mark A.; Winneke, Richard A.; Schmitt, Eric A.; Hansen, Lee D.; O'Sullivan, David; Parmar, Madhu K.: “The imidazole catalysed hydrolysis of triacetin: an inter- and intra-laboratory development of a test reaction for isothermal heat conduction microcalorimeters used for determination of both thermodynamic and kinetic parameters”. Thermochimica Acta, 380, pp. 13-17, 2001

Gorbatchuk, Valery V.; Tsifarkin, Alexey G.; Antipin, Igor S.; Solomonov, Boris N.; Konovalov, Alexander I.; Seidel, Jurgen; Baitalov, Felix; “Thermodynamic comparison of molecular recognition of vaporous guests by solid calixarene and diol hosts”. Perkin 2, pp. 2287-2294, 2000

Wolf, G.; Baumann, J.; Baitalow, F.; Hoffmann, F. P.: “Calorimetric process monitoring of thermal decomposition of B-N-H compounds”. Thermochimica Acta, 343, pp. 19-25, 2000

Baitalow, F.; Schmidt, H.-G.; Wolf, G.: „Formal kinetic analysis of processes in the solid state”. Thermochimica Acta, 337, pp. 111-120, 1999

Baitalow, F.; Wolf, G.; Schmidt, H.-G.: “Thermochemical investigations of calcium carbonate phase transitions I. Thermal activated vaterite-calcite transition”. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 52, pp. 5-16, 1998

Borisover, Mikhail D.; Stolov, Audrey; Baitalov, Felix D.; Morozov, Alexander I.; Solomonov, Boris N.:   “Calorimetric and infrared study of methyl iodide and some monosubstituted butyl halides. Does methyl iodide form hydrogen bonds as a proton donor?”. Thermochimica Acta, 285, pp. 199-209, 1996

Borisover, Mikhail D.; Baitalov, Felix D.; Solomonov, Boris N.: “Evaluation of the contribution to hydration of nonelectrolytes from the hydrophobic effect”. Journal of Solution Chemistry, 24, pp. 579-586, 1995

Borisover, M. D.; Baitalov, F. D.; Solomonov, B. N.: “Method for estimation of thermodynamic parameters of the hydrophobic effect”. Zhurnal Obshchei Khimii, 62, pp. 1020-1026, 1992

Borisover, M. D.; Baitalov, F. D.; Solomonov, B. N.: “Enthalpy and Gibbs free energy of hydration of aromatic hydrocarbons and their halogenated derivatives”. Zhurnal Obshchei Khimii, 61, pp. 2629-2638, 1991

Borisover, M. D.; Stolov, A. A.; Izosimova, S. V.; Baitalov, F. D.; Breus, V. A.; Solomonov, B. P.: “Heats of specific interactions of chlorethylenes in organic solvents”. Zhurnal Fizicheskoi Khimii,  65,  594-599, 1991


Baitalow, Felix; Mertens, Florian; Szolak, Robert; Smolinka, Tom.:  “Wasserstoffgenerator sowie Verfahren zur Erzeugung von Wasserstoff” WO  2009024292A1  bzw. DE  102007039478A1

Wolf, Gert; Baitalow, Felix; Roewer, Gerhard; Hausdorf, Steffen; Arnold, Gerd; Eberle, Ulrich; Hasenauer, Dieter; Mertens, Florian O.:   “Procedure for the hydrogenation of BNH-containing compounds to produce borazane as fuel” US 20080193356A1 bzw. DE102008008640A1