Heidelberg University
Institute of Earth Sciences

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236
69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 54-8206
Fax: +49 6221 54-4805


Isotope Geology and Petrology

Dr. Hans-Peter Meyer


Institute of Earth Sciences

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236

D-69120 Heidelberg

Room: 510
+49 6221 54-4846
+49 6221 54-4805 (secretariat)





  • Operation of electron microprobe
  • Operation of scanning electron microscope
  • Operation of wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer
  • Operation of portable energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer
  • Operation of  X-ray diffractometer
  • Safety representative
  • Industrial cooporations



Academic career and professional employment

Since 04/1994 Research Associate, Heidelberg University
1987 – 03/1994 Associate Heidelberg Tecnical University
1984 – 1989 Dissertation Tecnical University Karlsruhe: Petrology of Orbiculites
1983 Diplom-Thesis: Petrology of the Meta-Quarzlatites from Kambi (Crete) and from Styxbach (Peloponnesus), Greece
10/1977 – 10/1983 Studies at Braunschweig University



Current teaching


  • Laboratory methods in geosciences (introduction)
  • Introduction to electron microscopy and electron microanalysis
  • Electron microscopy
  • Electron microprobe
  • X-ray fluorescence analysis



Memeberships / Reviewer


  • DMG



Publications (since 2007)




Li Z. Ottmann A, Sun Q, Kast AK, Wang K, Zhang T, Meyer HP, Backes C, Kübel C, Schröder RR, Xiang J, Vaynzof Y, Klingeler R (2019): Hierarchical MoS2-carbon porous nanorods towards atomic interfacial engineering for high-performance lithium storage. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7 (13): 7553-7564, DOI: 10.1039/C8TA12293H.


Hergett W, Neef C, Wadepohl H, Meyer HP, Abdel-Hafiez MM, Ritter C, Thauer E, Klingeler R (2019): High-pressure optical floating-zone growth of Li2FeSiO4 single crystals. Journal of Crystal Growth, 515: 37-43,




Li Z, Ottmann A, Zhang T, Sun Q, Meyer HP, Vaynzof Y, Xiang J, Klingeler R (2017): Preparation of hierarchical C@MoS2@C sandwiched hollow spheres for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5: 3987-3994.


Neef C, Wadepohl H, Meyer HP, Klingeler R (2017): High-pressure optical floatingzone growth of Li(Mn,Fe)PO4 single crystals. Journal of Crystal Growth 42: 50-59.




Segvic B, Lugovic B, Slovenec D, Meyer HP (2016): Mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of amphibolites from the Kalnik Mt. (Sava Unit, North Croatia): Implications for the evolution of north-westernmost part of the Dinaric-Vardar branch of mesozoic Tethys. Ofioliti 41: 35-58.


Ertl A, Kolitsch U, Darby Dyar M, Meyer HP, Rossmann GR, Henry DJ, Prem M, Ludwig T, Nasdala L, Lengauer CL, Tillmanns E, Niedermayr G (2016): Fluor-schorl, a new member of the tourmaline supergroup, and new data on schorl from th cotype localities. Eur. Jour. Mineral. 28: 163-177.


Pauly J, Marschall HR, Meyer HP, Chatterjee N, Monteleone B (2016): Prolonged Ediacaran–Cambrian metamorphic history and short-lived high-pressure granulite-facies metamorphism in the H.U. Sverdrupfjella, Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica): evidence for continental collision during Gondwana assembly. Journal of Petrology 57: 185-228.


Schwarz WH, Trieloff M, Bollinger K, Gantert N, Fernandes VA, Meyer HP, Povenmire EK, Gugliemino M, Koeberl C (2016): Coeval ages of Australasian, Central American and Western Canadian tektites reveal multiple impacts 792 ka ago. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 178: 307-319.



Neef C, Meyer HP, Klingeler R (2015): Morphology-controlled two-step synthesis and electrochemical studies on hierarchically structured LiCoPO4. Solid State Sciences 48: 270-277.
Ertl A, Vereshchagin OS, Giester G, Tillmanns E, Meyer HP, Ludwig T, Rozhdestvenskaya IV, Frank-Kamenetskaya, OV (2015): Structural and chemical investigation of a zoned synthetic Cu-rich tourmaline. Canadian Mineralogist Volume 53 (2): 209-219.


Wang K, Ottmann A, Zhang JX, Meyer H-P, Klingeler R (2015): Synthesis, growth mechanism, and morphology control of LiFe1/3Mn1/3Co1/3PO4 via a microwave-assisted hydrothermal method. Journal of Materials Research 30: 914-923.


Ottmann A, Jähne C, Meyer H-P, Klingeler R: (2015): Structural, magnetic, and electrochemical properties of LiMn1-xNixPO4. Materials Research Bulletin 63: 6-12.




Wang K,  Maljuk A, Blum CGF, Kolb T, Jähne C, Grafe HJ, Giebeler L, Meyer HP, Wurmehl S, Klingeler R: (2014): Growth, characterization, and magnetic properties of a Li(Mn,Ni)PO4 single crystal. Journal of Crystal Growth 386: 16-21.




Altherr R, Soder C, Panienka S, Peters D, Meyer HP (2013): Pink manganian phengite in a high P/T meta-conglomerate from northern Syros (Cyclades, Greece). Contrib. Mineral Petrol 166: 1323-1334.


Paz B, Meyer HP, Varychev A, Rosner M, Vogl J, Behrendt S, Yablonsky L (2013): Archäometrische Untersuchungen an Glasgefäßen aus den Gräbern der frühen Nomaden des südlichen Uralvorlandes. In: Treister M (Hrsg.): Einflüsse der achämenidischen Kultur im südlichen Uralvorland (5. – 3. Jh. V. Chr.): 295–300. ISBN 978-3-85161-096-3


Cabato J, Altherr R, Ludwig T, Meyer HP (2013): Li, Be,  B concentrations and δ7Li values in plagioclase phenocrysts of dacites from Nea Kameni (Santorini, Greece). Contrib. Mineral Petrol 165: 1135-1154.


Jaehne C, Neef C, Koo C, Meyer H-P, Klingeler R (2013): A new LiCoPO4 polymorph by low temperature synthesis. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 (8): 2856-2862.




Aygül M, Topuz G, Okay A, Satir M, Meyer H-P (2012): The Kemer Metamorphic Complex (NW Turkey), Subducted Continental Margin of the Sakarya Zone. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 21: 19-35.


Ertl A, Giester G, Ludwig T, Meyer H-P, Rossmann GR (2012): B-rich olenite: Correlations of single-crystal structural data. American Mineralogist 97: 1591-1597.


Ertl A, Schuster R, Hughes JM , Ludwig T, Meyer H-P, Finger F, Dyar MD, Ruschel K, Rossman GR, Klötzli Z, Brandstätter F, Lengauer CL, Tillmanns E (2012): Li-bearing tourmalines in Variscan pegmatites from the Moldanubian nappes, Lower Austria. European Journal of Mineralogy 24: 695-715.




Hezel D, Angelika Kalt A, Marschall HR, Ludwig T, Meyer H-P (2011): Major element and Li, Be compositional evolution of tourmaline in a S-type granite-pegmatite system and its country rocks: an example from the island of Ikaria (Aegean Sea, Greece). Canadian Mineralogist 49: 321-340.


Slovenec D, Lugović B, Meyer H-P, Šiftar GG (2011): A tectono-magmatic correlation of basaltic rocks from ophiolite mélanges at the north-eastern Tipp of the Sava-Vardar Suture Zone (Northern Croatia) constrained by geochemistry and petrology. Ofioliti 36: 77-100.


Van Lichtervelde M, Holtz F, Dziony W, Ludwig T, Meyer H-P (2011) Incorporation mechanisms of Ta and Nb into zircon and implications for pegmatitic systems. American Mineralogist 96: 1079-1089.




Buikin A, Trieloff M, Korochantseva E, Hopp J, Kaliwoda M, Meyer H-P, Altherr R  (2010): Distribution of mantle and atmospheric argon in mantle xenoliths from the western Arabian peninsula: constraints on timing and composition of metasomatizing agents in the lithospheric mantle. Journal of Petrology 51: 2547 – 2570.


Marschall HR, Hawkesworth CJ, Storey CD, Dhuime B, Leat PT, Meyer H-P, Tamm-Buckle S (2010): The Annandagstoppane granite, East Antarctica: evidence für Archean intracrustal recycling in the Kaapvaal-Grunehogna Craton from zircon O and Hf isotopes. Journal of Petrology 51: 2277-2301.


Miletich,R, Gatta GD, Redhammer G, Burchard M, Meyer H-P, Weikusat C, Rotiroti N, Glasmacher UA, Trautmann C, Neumann R.(2010): Structure alterations in microporous (Mg,Fe)2Al4Si5O18 crystals induced by energetic heavy-ion irradiation. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 183: 2372-2381.


Siart C, Hecht S, Holzhauer I, Altherr R, Meyer H-P, Schukraft G, Eitel B, Bubenzer O and Panagiotopoulos D. (2010): Karst depressions as geoarcheological archives: The palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Zominthos (Central Crete), based on geophysical prospection, sedimentological investigations and GIS. Quaternary International 216: 75-92.




Ertl A, Uwe Kolitsch U., Meyer H-P, Ludwig T, Lengauer CL, Nasdala L and Tillmanns E (2009): Substitution mechanism in tourmalines of the “fluor-elbaite”-rossmanite series from Wolkenburg, Saxony, Germany. N.Jb. Miner. Abh. 186/1: 51-61.


Koleganova N, Piecha G, Ritz E, Schirmacher P, Müller A, Meyer HP,  Gross ML (2009) Arterial calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 24: 2488-2496.


Luvizotto GL, Zack T, Meyer, H-P, Ludwig T, Triebold S, Kronz A, Münker C, Stockli DF, Prowatke S, Klemme S, Jacob DE, von Eynatten H (2008): Rutile crystals as potential trace element and isotope mineral standards for microanalysis. Chemical Geology 261:  346-369.




Altherr R, Topuz G, Siebel W, Sen C, Meyer H-P, Satir M, Lahaye Y (2008) Geochemical and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic characteristics of Paleocene plagioleucitites from the Eastern Pontides (NE Turkey). Lithos 105, 149-161.




Gross ML, Meyer H-P, Ziebart H, Rieger P, Wenzel U, Amann K, Berger I, Adamczak M., Schirmacher P., and Ritz R.(2007) Calcification of Coronary Intima and Media: Immunohistochemistry, Backscatter Imaging, and X-Ray Analysis in Renal and Nonrenal Patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2: 121-134.


Kaliwoda M, Altherr R, Meyer H-P (2007) Composition and thermal evolution of the lithospheric mantle beneath the Harrat Uwayrid, eastern flank of the Red Sea rift (Saudi Arabia). Lithos 99: 105-120.


Topuz G, Altherr R, Schwarz WH, Dokuz A, Meyer H-P (2007) Variscan amphibolite-facies metamorphic rocks from the Kurtoglu metamorphic complex (Gümüshane area, Eastern Pontides, Turkey). International Journal of Earth Sciences 96: 861-873.


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