Publications

Crack healing induced electrical and mechanical properties recovery in a Ti2SnC ceramic

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 25–32

(2016)

 
  • Florian Nikiel
  • Peter Schweizer
  • Simon M. Kraschewski
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Erdmann Spiecker

The process of solid-state dewetting of Au thin films studied by in situ scanning transmission electron microscopy

Acta Materialia, 90, 118–132

(2015)

 
  • Ferdinand Kisslinger
  • Christian Ott
  • Christian Heide
  • Erik Kampert
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Sam Shallcross
  • Heiko B. Weber

Linear magnetoresistance in mosaic-like bilayer graphene

Nature Physics, n/a, 1–5

(2015)

 

Influence of anisotropic elasticity on the mechanical properties of fivefold twinned nanowires

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 84, 358–379

(2015)

 
  • Muhammad Y. Bashouti
  • Sebastian Resch
  • Jürgen Ristein
  • Mirza Mačković
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Siegfried R. Waldvogel
  • Silke Christiansen

Functionalization of Silver Nanowires Surface using Ag-C Bonds in a Sequential Reductive Method

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 21657–21661

(2015)

 
  • Manuela Göbelt
  • Ralf Keding
  • Sebastian W. Schmitt
  • Björn Hoffmann
  • Sara Jäckle
  • Michael Latzel
  • Vuk V. Radmilović
  • Velimir R. Radmilović
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Silke Christiansen

Encapsulation of silver nanowire networks by atomic layer deposition for indium-free transparent electrodes

Nano Energy, 16, 196–206

(2015)

 
  • Muhammad Y. Bashouti
  • A. Manshina
  • A. Povolotckaia
  • A. Povolotskiy
  • A. Kireev
  • Y. Petrov
  • Mirza Mačković
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • I. Koshevoy
  • Johannes Tucher
  • Silke Christiansen

Direct laser writing of μ-chips based on hybrid C-Au-Ag nanoparticles for express analysis of hazardous and biological substances

Lab on a Chip, 15, 1742–1747

(2015)

 
  • Zineb Saghi
  • Giorgio Divitini
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Rowan Leary
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Caterina Ducati
  • Paul A. Midgley

Compressed Sensing Electron Tomography of Needle-Shaped Biological Specimens-Potential for Improved Reconstruction Fidelity with Reduced Dose

Ultramicroscopy, n/a, n/a

(2015)

 
  • Benedikt Rösner
  • Ke Ran
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Ute Schmidt
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Rainer H. Fink

A microspectroscopic insight into the resistivity switching of individual Ag-TCNQ nanocrystals

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 18278–18281

(2015)

 

A comprehensive study on the mechanism behind formation and depletion of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) phases

CrystEngComm, 6972–6984

(2015)

 

Sub-bandgap photon harvesting for organic solar cells via integrating up-conversion nanophosphors

Organic Electronics, 19, 113–119

(2015)

 

Pushing Efficiency Limits for Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells

J. Mater. Chem. A, n/a, n/a

(2015)

 

Printed Smart Photovoltaic Window Integrated with an Energy-Saving Thermochromic Layer

Advanced Optical Materials, n/a, n/a

(2015)

 
  • Nicola Gasparini
  • Athanasios Katsouras
  • Mamantos I. Prodromidis
  • Apostolos Avgeropoulos
  • Derya Baran
  • Michael Salvador
  • Michael Fladischer
  • Stefanie Fladischer
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Christos L. Chochos
  • Tayebeh Ameri
  • Christoph J. Brabec

Photophysics of Molecular-Weight-Induced Losses in Indacenodithienothiophene-Based Solar Cells

Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 4898–4907

(2015)

 

Nanowire Interconnects for Printed Large-Area Semitransparent Organic Photovoltaic Modules

Advanced Energy Materials, 5, 1401779

(2015)

 
  • Jie Min
  • Zhi-Guo Zhang
  • Yi Hou
  • Cesar Omar Ramirez Quiroz
  • Thomas Przybilla
  • Carina Bronnbauer
  • Fei Guo
  • Karen Forberich
  • Hamed Azimi
  • Tayebeh Ameri
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Yongfang Li
  • Christoph J. Brabec

Interface Engineering of Perovskite Hybrid Solar Cells with Solution-Processed Perylene–Diimide Heterojunctions toward High Performance

Chemistry of Materials, 27, 227–234

(2015)

 

High-performance semitransparent perovskite solar cells with solution-processed silver nanowires as top electrodes

Nanoscale, 7, 1642–1649

(2015)

 

Fully printed organic tandem solar cells using solution-processed silver nanowires and opaque silver as charge collecting electrodes

Energy & Environmental Science, 8, 1690–1697

(2015)

 

A Universal Interface Layer Based on an Amine-Functionalized Fullerene Derivative with Dual Functionality for Efficient Solution Processed Organic and Perovskite Solar Cells

Advanced Energy Materials, 1401692

(2015)

 

A New Crystal Phase Molybdate Yb2Mo4O15: The Synthesis and Upconversion Properties

Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 340–346

(2015)

 
  • Fei Guo
  • Ning Li
  • Frank W. Fecher
  • Nicola Gasparini
  • Cesar Omar Ramirez Quiroz
  • Carina Bronnbauer
  • Yi Hou
  • Vuk V. Radmilović
  • Velimir R. Radmilović
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Karen Forberich
  • Christoph J. Brabec

A generic concept to overcome bandgap limitations for designing highly efficient multi-junction photovoltaic cells

Nature Communications, 6, 7730

(2015)

 

Micro/Macroporous System: MFI-Type Zeolite Crystals with Embedded Macropores

Advanced Materials, 27, 1066–1070

(2015)

 

The effects of post-processing on the surface and the optical properties of copper indium sulfide quantum dots

Journal of colloid and interface science, 445, 337–347

(2015)

 

In situ cracking of silica beads in the SEM and TEM - Effect of particle size on structure-property correlations

Powder Technology, 270, 337–347

(2015)

 

Germanium-silicon alloy and core-shell nanocrystals by gas phase synthesis

Nanoscale, 7, 5186–5196

(2015)

 

Coexistence of both gyroid chiralities in individual butterfly wing scales of Callophrys rubi

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 12911–12916

(2015)

 

'Black' TiO2 Nanotubes Formed by High-Energy Proton Implantation Show Noble-Metal-co-Catalyst Free Photocatalytic H2-Evolution

Nano Letters, 15, 6815–6820

(2015)

 

Investigation of the size-property relationship in CuInS2 quantum dots

Nanoscale, 7, 18105-18118

(2015)

 
  • Vladimir Novák
  • Erik Ortel
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Benjamin Paul
  • Petr Kočí
  • Miloš Marek
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Ralph Kraehnert

Prototyping of catalyst pore-systems by a combined synthetic, analytical and computational approach: Application to mesoporous TiO2

Chemical Engineering Journal, 248, 49–62

(2014)

 
  • J. Landwehr
  • Robert Fader
  • M. Rumler
  • Mathias Rommel
  • Anton J. Bauer
  • Lothar Frey
  • B. Simon
  • B. Fodor
  • P. Petrik
  • Andreas Schiener
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Erdmann Spiecker

Optical polymers with tunable refractive index for nanoimprint technologies

Nanotechnology, 25, 505301

(2014)

 
  • Julia Schornbaum
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Stefan P. Schießl
  • Florentina Gannott
  • Georgios Katsukis
  • Dirk Guldi
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Jana Zaumseil

Epitaxial Growth of PbSe Quantum Dots on MoS2 Nanosheets and their Near-Infrared Photoresponse

Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 5798–5806

(2014)

 
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Christian Dolle
  • Florian Niekiel
  • Konstantin Weber
  • Daniel Waldmann
  • Heiko B. Weber
  • Bernd Meyer
  • Erdmann Spiecker

Dislocations in bilayer graphene

Nature, 505, 533–537

(2014)

 

Direct observation of electron-beam-induced densification and hardening of silica nanoballs by in situ transmission electron microscopy and finite element method simulations

Acta Materialia, 79, 363–373

(2014)

 

Combining Atomistic Simulation and X-ray Diffraction for the Characterization of Nanostructures: A Case Study on Fivefold Twinned Nanowires

ACS nano, 8, 1629–1638

(2014)

 

Solution-Processed Parallel Tandem Polymer Solar Cells Using Silver Nanowires as Intermediate Electrode

ACS nano, 8, 12632–12640

(2014)

 

Improved High-Efficiency Perovskite Planar Heterojunction Solar Cells via Incorporation of a Polyelectrolyte Interlayer

Chemistry of Materials, 26, 5190–5193

(2014)

 

Fully Solution-Processing Route toward Highly Transparent Polymer Solar Cells

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 18251–18257

(2014)

 
  • Lei Wang
  • Chong-Yong Lee
  • Anca Mazare
  • Kiyoung Lee
  • Julian Müller
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

Enhancing the Water Splitting Efficiency of Sn-Doped Hematite Nanoflakes by Flame Annealing

Chemistry - A European Journal, 20, 77–82

(2014)

 
  • Lei Wang
  • Chong-Yong Lee
  • Robin Kirchgeorg
  • Helga Hildebrand
  • Julian Müller
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

A significant cathodic shift in the onset potential of photoelectrochemical water splitting for hematite nanostructures grown from Fe–Si alloys

Materials Horizons, 1, 344–347

(2014)

 
  • Stefan Thiemann
  • Swetlana J. Sachnov
  • Mathias Gruber
  • Florentina Gannott
  • Stefanie Spallek
  • Manuel Schweiger
  • Johannes Krückel
  • Joachim Kaschta
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Peter Wasserscheid
  • Jana Zaumseil

Spray-coatable ionogels based on silane-ionic liquids for low voltage, flexible, electrolyte-gated organic transistors

Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, 2423–2430

(2014)

 

Synthesis of multilamellar MFI-type zeolites under static conditions: The role of gel composition on their properties

Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 190, 324–333

(2014)

 
  • Ning Liu
  • Christopher Schneider
  • Detlef Freitag
  • Umamaheswari Venkatesan
  • Reddy Venkata R. Marthala
  • Martin Hartmann
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Andres Osvet
  • Eva M. Zolnhofer
  • Karsten Meyer
  • Tomohiko Nakajima
  • Xuemei Zhou
  • Patrik Schmuki

Hydrogenated Anatase: Strong Photocatalytic Dihydrogen Evolution without the Use of a Co-Catalyst

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 14201–14205

(2014)

 

Black TiO2 Nanotubes: Cocatalyst-Free Open-Circuit Hydrogen Generation

Nano Letters, 14, 3309–3313

(2014)

 

ZnO superstructures via oriented aggregation initiated in a block copolymer melt

CrystEngComm, 16, 1502–1513

(2014)

 

Surface Functionalization and Electronic Interactions of ZnO Nanorods with a Porphyrin Derivative

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 6724–6730

(2014)

 

Gas phase synthesis of anisotropic silicon germanium hybrid nanoparticles

Journal of Aerosol Science, 67, 119–130

(2014)

 

Formation and Dissolution of Twin ZnO Nanostructures Promoted by Water and Control over Their Emitting Properties

Chemistry - A European Journal, 20, 8199–8209

(2014)

 

Carbon Nanodots: Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Their Photoluminescence

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 17308–17316

(2014)

 
  • Daniel Waldmann
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Sebastian Bauer
  • Jan M. Englert
  • Johannes Jobt
  • Konrad Ullmann
  • Felix Fromm
  • Maximilian Ammon
  • Michael Enzelberger
  • Andreas Hirsch
  • Sabine Maier
  • Patrik Schmuki
  • Thomas Seyller
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Heiko B. Weber

Robust Graphene Membranes in a Silicon Carbide Frame

ACS nano, 7, 4441–4448

(2013)

 
  • Alexandra Grigore
  • Stefanie Spallek
  • Anselm Petschelt
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Ulrich Lohbauer

Microstructure of veneered zirconia after surface treatments: A TEM study

Dental Materials, 1098–1107

(2013)

 

Growth of GaN Nanorods and Wires and Spectral Tuning of Whispering Gallery Modes in Tapered GaN Wires

Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 52, 08JE09

(2013)

 

Fully Patterned Low-Voltage Transparent Metal Oxide Transistors Deposited Solely by Chemical Spray Pyrolysis

Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 2828–2834

(2013)

 
  • Julia Schornbaum
  • Benjamin Winter
  • Stefan P. Schießl
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Jana Zaumseil

Controlled In Situ PbSe Quantum Dot Growth around Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: A Noncovalent PbSe-SWNT Hybrid Structure

Chemistry of Materials, 25, 2663–2669

(2013)

 

Highly resolved analysis of the chemistry and mechanical properties of an a-C:H coating system by nanoindentation and auger electron spectroscopy

Thin Solid Films, 528, 263–268

(2013)

 

Spray-Coated Silver Nanowires as Top Electrode Layer in Semitransparent P3HT:PCBM-Based Organic Solar Cell Devices

Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 1711–1717

(2013)

 
  • Fei Guo
  • Xiangdong Zhu
  • Karen Forberich
  • Johannes Krantz
  • Tobias Stubhan
  • Michael Salinas
  • Marcus Halik
  • Stefanie Spallek
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Tayebeh Ameri
  • Ning Li
  • Peter Kubis
  • Dirk Guldi
  • Gebhard J. Matt
  • Christoph J. Brabec

ITO-Free and Fully Solution-Processed Semitransparent Organic Solar Cells with High Fill Factors

Advanced Energy Materials, 3, 1062–1067

(2013)

 

Quantitative evaluation of size selective precipitation of Mn-doped ZnS quantum dots by size distributions calculated from UV/Vis absorbance spectra

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 1486

(2013)

 
  • Anna Troeger
  • Marc Ledendecker
  • Johannes T. Margraf
  • Vito Sgobba
  • Dirk M. Guldi
  • Benito F. Vieweg
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Sabin-Lucian Suraru
  • Frank Würthner

p-Doped Multiwall Carbon Nanotube/Perylene Diimide Derivative Photoelectrochemical Cells for Photocurrent Generation

Advanced Energy Materials, 2, 536–540

(2012)

 

Ordered “superlattice” TiO2/Nb2O5 nanotube arrays with improved ion insertion stability

Chemical Communications, 49, 460

(2012)

 
  • Sebastian W. Schmitt
  • Florian Schechtel
  • Daniel Amkreutz
  • Muhammad Y. Bashouti
  • Sanjay K. Srivastava
  • Björn Hoffmann
  • Christel Dieker
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Bernd Rech
  • Silke Christiansen

Nanowire Arrays in Multicrystalline Silicon Thin Films on Glass: A Promising Material for Research and Applications in Nanotechnology

Nano Letters, 12, 4050–4054

(2012)

 

Linking Photo- and Redoxactive Phthalocyanines Covalently to Graphene

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51, 6421–6425

(2012)

 

In Situ and Analytical Transmission Electron Microscopy

Imaging & Microscopy, 3, 25–27

(2012)

 

Functionalization of graphene by electrophilic alkylation of reduced graphite

Chemical Communications, 48, 5025–5027

(2012)

 

Formation of Highly Ordered VO2 Nanotubular/Nanoporous Layers and Their Supercooling Effect in Phase Transitions

Advanced Materials, 24, 1571–1575

(2012)

 

Formation of a protective layer during IEC(b) test of epoxy resin loaded with silica nanoparticles

IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, 19, 786–792

(2012)

 
  • Balaji Birajdar
  • Tobias Antesberger
  • Benjamin Butz
  • Martin Stutzmann
  • Erdmann Spiecker

Direct in situ transmission electron microscopy observation of Al push up during early stages of the Al-induced layer exchange

Scripta Materialia, 66, 550–553

(2012)

 

Broadband NIR photoluminescence from Ni2+-doped nanocrystalline Ba–Al titanate glass ceramics

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 2582

(2012)

 
  • Yuya Kado
  • Chong-Yong Lee
  • Julian Müller
  • Matthias Moll
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

Enhanced water splitting activity of M-doped Ta3N5 (M = Na, K, Rb, Cs)

Chemical Communications, 48, 8685

(2012)

 

Assemblies of Mesoporous FAU-Type Zeolite Nanosheets

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51, 1962–1965

(2012)

 

Synthesis of silver nanoparticle necklaces without explicit addition of reducing or templating agents

Chemical Communications, 48, 4287

(2012)

 

Silver-assisted colloidal synthesis of gold patchy particles with tunable patchiness

Langmuir, 120222164802007

(2012)

 

TEM preparation method for site- and orientation-specific sectioning of individual anisotropic nanoparticles based on shadow-FIB geometry

Ultramicroscopy, 113, 165–170

(2012)

 

Phase Transition Behavior and Oriented Aggregation During Precipitation of In(OH) 3 and InOOH Nanocrystals

he Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 24529–24537

(2012)

 

Early Stages of Oriented Attachment: Formation of Twin ZnO Nanorods under Microwave Irradiation

Chemistry - A European Journal, 18, 13265–13268

(2012)

 

Crystal Shape Engineering of Silicon Nanoparticles in a Thermal Aerosol Reactor

Crystal Growth & Design, 12, 1330–1336

(2012)

 

Bioactive glass (type 45S5) nanoparticles: in vitro reactivity on nanoscale and biocompatibility

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14

(2012)

 
  • F. J. J. Kellner
  • Manuela S. Killian
  • Guang Yang
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Sannakaisa Virtanen

TEM and ToF-SIMS studies on the corrosion behavior of vanadium and chromium containing WC–Co hard metals in alkaline solutions

International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 29, 376–383

(2011)

 
  • Michael Novak
  • Alexander Ebel
  • Timo Meyer-Friedrichsen
  • Abdesselam Jedaa
  • Benito F. Vieweg
  • Guang Yang
  • Kislon Voitchovsky
  • Francesco Stellacci
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Andreas Hirsch
  • Marcus Halik

Low-Voltage p- and n-Type Organic Self-Assembled Monolayer Field Effect Transistors

Nano Letters, 11, 156–159

(2011)

 
  • Philip Hens
  • Johannes Müller
  • Lars Fahlbusch
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Peter J. Wellmann

Generation of Void-Like Structures during Hot-Hydrogen Etching of Si Substrates for 3C-SiC Epitaxy

Materials Science Forum, 679-680, 127–130

(2011)

 

Epitaxial upward transport of Al at the beginning of the Al-induced layer exchange process

physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, 5, 172–174

(2011)

 

Microscopic study on the interfacial strength of hydrogenated amorphous carbon coating systems

Surface and Coatings Technology, 205, 3429–3433

(2011)

 

Solution-Processed Metallic Nanowire Electrodes as Indium Tin Oxide Replacement for Thin-Film Solar Cells

Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 4784–4787

(2011)

 
  • Jan M. Englert
  • Christoph Dotzer
  • Guang Yang
  • Martin Schmid
  • Christian Papp
  • Michael J. Gottfried
  • Hans-Peter Steinrück
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Frank Hauke
  • Andreas Hirsch

Covalent bulk functionalization of graphene

Nature Chemistry, 3, 279–286

(2011)

 

Simple and recyclable ionic liquid based system for the selective decomposition of formic acid to hydrogen and carbon dioxide

Green Chemistry, 13, 1411

(2011)

 

Surface Functionalization of ZnO Nanorods with C60 Derivatives Carrying Phosphonic Acid Functionalities

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 5561–5565

(2011)

 

Morphological impact of zinc oxide layers on the device performance in thin-film transistors

Nanoscale, 3, 897

(2011)

 

Shape Transformation Mechanism of Silver Nanorods in Aqueous Solution

Small, 7, 147-156

(2011)

 

TiO2 nanotubes and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells

Nanoscale, 2, 45

(2010)

 

Non-Covalent Chemistry of Graphene: Electronic Communication with Dendronized Perylene Bisimides

Advanced Materials, 22, 5483–5487

(2010)

 
  • Wei Wei
  • Himendra Jha
  • Guang Yang
  • Robert Hahn
  • Indhumati Paramasivam
  • Steffen Berger
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

Formation of Self-Organized Superlattice Nanotube Arrays - Embedding Heterojunctions into Nanotube Walls

Advanced Materials, 22, 4770–4774

(2010)

 
  • Kiyoung Lee
  • Doohun Kim
  • Poulomi Roy
  • Indhumati Paramasivam
  • Balaji Birajdar
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

Anodic Formation of Thick Anatase TiO2 Mesosponge Layers for High-Efficiency Photocatalysis

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 1478–1479

(2010)

 
  • Doohun Kim
  • Kiyoung Lee
  • Poulomi Roy
  • Balaji Birajdar
  • Erdmann Spiecker
  • Patrik Schmuki

Formation of a Non-Thickness-Limited Titanium Dioxide Mesosponge and its Use in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48, 9326–9329

(2009)