Publications 2015


Abou-Ras, D.; Caballero, R.; Streeck, C.; Beckhoff, B.; In, J.-H.; Jeong, S.: Comprehensive Comparison of Various Techniques for the Analysis of Elemental Distributions in Thin Films: Additional Techniques. Microscopy and Microanalysis 21 (2015), p. 1644-1648
doi:10.1017/S1431927615015093


Abou-Ras, D.; Edoff, M.; Minemoto, T.; Mitzi, D.; Romeo, A.: Preface. Thin Solid Films 582 (2015), p. 1
doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2015.01.001
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Abou-Ras, D.; Schäfer, N.; Baldaz, N.; Brunken, S.; Boit, C.: Electron-beam-induced current measurements with applied bias provide insight tolocally resolved acceptor concentrations at p-n junctions. AIP Advances 5 (2015), p. 077191/1-7
doi:10.1063/1.4928097
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Amkreutz, D.; Barker, W.D.; Kühnapfel, S.; Sonntag, P.; Gabriel, O.; Gall, S.; Bloeck, U.; Schmidt, J.; Haschke, J.; Rech, B.: Liquid-Phase Crystallized Silicon Solar Cells on Glass: Increasing the Open-Circuit Voltage by Optimized Interlayers for n- and p-Type Absorbers. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 5 (2015), p. 1757-1761
doi:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2466434


Assaud, L.; Bochmann, S.; Christiansen, S.; Bachmann, J.: A large electrochemical setup for the anodization of aluminum towards highly ordered arrays of cylindrical nanopores. Review of Scientific Instruments 86 (2015), p. 073902/1-7
doi:10.1063/1.4926746


Assaud, L.; Schumacher, J.; Tafel, A.; Bochmann, S.; Christiansen, S.; Bochmann, J.: Systematic increase of electrocatalytic turnover at nanoporous platinum surfaces prepared by atomic layer deposition. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2015 - 3 (2015), p. 8450-8458
doi:10.1039/c5ta00205b


Bashouti, M.Y.; Garzuzi, C.A.; de la Mata, M.; Arbiol, J.; Ristein, J.; Haick, H.; Christiansen, S.: Role of Silicon Nanowire Diameter for Alkyl (Chain Lengths C1-C18) Passivation Efficiency through Si-C Bonds. Langmuir 31 (2015), p. 2430-2437
doi:10.1021/la5047244


Bashouti, M.Y.; Manshina, A.; Povolotckaia, A.; Povolotskiy, A.; Kireev, P.; Yuriy, P.; Mackovic, M.; Spiecker, E.; Koshevoy, I.O.; Tunik, S.; Christiansen, S.: 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 (2015), p. 1742-1747
doi:10.1039/c4lc01376j


Bashouti, M.Y.; Resch, S.; Ristein, J.; Mackovic, M.; Spiecker, E.; Waldvogel, S.R.; Christiansen, S.: Functionalization of Silver Nanowires Surface using Ag-C Bonds in a Sequential Reductive Method. Advanced Materials Interfaces 7 (2015), p. 21657 - 21661
doi:10.1021/acsami.5b06830


Bashouti, M.Y.; Youosefi, P.; Ristein, J.; Christiansen, S.: Electronic Properties of Si-Hx Vibrational Modes at Si Waveguide Interface. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 6 (2015), p. 3988–3993
doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b01918


Borgwardt, M.; Sippel, P.; Eichberger, R.; Semtsiv, M.P.; Masselink, W.T.; Schwarzburg, K.: Excitation correlation photoluminescence in the presence of Shockley-Read-Hall recombination. Journal of Applied Physics 117 (2015), p. 215702/1-7
doi:10.1063/1.4921704


Fang, H.; Caballero, B.; Akinoglu, E.M.; Papaioannou, E. Th.; García-Martín, A.; Cuevas, J.C.; Giersig, M.; Fumagalli, P.: Observation of a hole-size-dependent energy shift of the surface-plasmon resonance in Ni antidot thin films. Applied Physics Letters 106 (2015), p. 153104/1-4
doi:10.1063/1.4917513


Göbelt, M.; Keding, R.; Schmitt, S.W.; Hoffmann, B.; Jäckle, S.; Latzel, M.; Radmilovic, V.V.; Radmilovic, V.R.; Spiecker, E.; Christiansen, S.: Encapsulation of silver nanowire networks by atomic layer deposition for indium-free transparent electrodes. Nano Energy 16 (2015), p. 196-206
doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.06.027


Hages, C.J.; Levcenco, S.; Miskin, C.K.; Alsmeier, J.H.; Abou-Ras, D.; Wilks, R.G.; Bär, M.; Unold, T.; Agrawal, R.: Improved performance of Ge-alloyed CZTGeSSe thin-film solar cells through control of elemental losses. Progress in Photovoltaics 23 (2015), p. 376–384
doi:10.1002/pip.2442


Haschke, S.; Wu, Y.; Bashouti, M.; Christiansen, S.; Bachmann, J.: Engineering Nanoporous Iron(III) Oxide into an Effective Water Oxidation Electrode. ChemCatChem 7 (2015), p. 2455–2459
doi:10.1002/cctc.201500623


Heczko, O.; Vokoun, D.; Kopecky, V.; Beleggia, M.: Effect of Magnetostatic Interactions on Twin Boundary Motion in Ni-Mn-Ga Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy. IEEE Magnetics Letters 6 (2015), p. 1000204/1-4
doi:10.1109/LMAG.2015.2449252


Heilmann, M.; Sarau, G.; Göbelt, M.; Latzel, M.; Sadhujan, S.; Tessarek, C.; Christiansen, S.: Growth of GaN Micro- and Nanorods on Graphene-Covered Sapphire: Enabling Conductivity to Semiconductor Nanostructures on Insulating Substrates. Crystal Growth & Design 15 (2015), p. 2079-2086
doi:10.1021/cg5015219


Heinemann, M.D.; Efimova, V.; Klenk, R.; Hoepfner, B.; Wollgarten, M.; Unold, T.; Schock, H.-W.; Kaufmann, C.: Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Superstrate Solar Cells: Prospects and Limitations. Progress in Photovoltaics 23 (2015), p. 1228–1237
doi:10.1002/pip.2536


Jordanovic, J.; Beleggia, M.; Schiotz, J.; Frandsen, C.: Simulations of super-structure domain walls in two dimensional assemblies of magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Applied Physics 118 (2015), p. 043901/1-8
doi:10.1063/1.4926730
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Jäckle, S.; Mattiza, M.; Liebhaber, M.; Brönstrup, G.; Rommel, M.; Lips, K.; Christiansen, S.: Junction formation and current transport mechanisms in hybrid n-Si/PEDOT:PSS solar cells. Scientific Reports 5 (2015), p. 13008/1-12
doi:10.1038/srep13008
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Kedem, N.; Brenner, T.M.; Kulbak, M.; Schaefer, N.; Levcenko, S.; Levine, I.; Abou-Ras, D.; Hodes, G.; Cahen, D.: Light-Induced Increase of Electron Diffusion Length in a p-n Junction Type CH3NH3PbBr3 Perovskite Solar Cell. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 6 (2015), p. 2469-2476
doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00889
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Kelkar, H.; Wang, D.; Martín-Cano, D.; Hoffmann, B.; Christiansen, S.; Götzinger, S.; Sandoghar, V.: Sensing Nanoparticles with a Cantilever-Based Scannable Optical Cavity of Low Finesse and Sub-λ3 Volume. Physical Review Applied 4 (2015), p. 054010/1-11
doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.4.054010


Kumar, A.; Latzel, M.; Christiansen, S.; Kumar, V.; Singh, R.: Effect of rapid thermal annealing on barrier height and 1/f noise of Ni/GaN Schottky barrier diodes. New Journal of Physics 107 (2015), p. 093502/1-5
doi:10.1063/1.4929829


Kumar, S.; Sarau, G.; Tessarek, C.; Göbelt, M.; Christiansen, S.; Singh, R.: Study of high quality spinel zinc gallate nanowires grown using CVD and ALD techniques. Nanotechnology 26 (2015), p. 335603/1-9
doi:10.1088/0957-4484/26/33/335603


Kumar, S.; Tessarek, C.; Hähnel, A.; Christiansen, S.; Singh, R.: Study of Growth and Characterization of Fe-Catalyzed β-Ga2O3 Nanowires. In: G. Koblmueller [Ed.] : 2014 MRS Fall Meeting - Symposium LL – Semiconductor Nanowires—Growth, Physics, Devices and Applications . Warrendale, Pa.: MRS, 2015 (Materials Research Society Proceedings ; 1751), p. ll13-32/482
doi:10.1557/opl.2015.482
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Kumar, S.; Tessarek, C.; Sarau, G.; Christiansen, S.; Singh, R.: Self-Catalytic Growth of β-Ga2O3 Nanostructures by Chemical Vapor Deposition. Advanced Engineering Materials 17 (2015), p. 709–715
doi:10.1002/adem.201400289


Landsgesell, S.; Prokes, K.; Colin, C.V.; Abou-Ras, D.; Schäfer, N.: Neutron Diffraction Studies: Structure and Physical Properties of La2O3-xFxFe2Se2. Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 28 (2015), p. 1111-1116
doi:10.1007/s10948-014-2760-4


Latzel, M.; Göbelt, M.; Brönstrup, G.; Venzago, C.; Schmitt, S.W.; Sarau, G.; Christiansen, S.H.: Modeling the dielectric function of degenerately doped ZnO:Al thin films grown by ALD using physical parameters. Optical Materials Express 5 (2015), p. 1979-1990
doi:10.1364/OME.5.001979
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Leineweber, A.; Kante, S.; Schäfer, N.; Goehring, H.; Mittemeijer, E.: Orientation relationships in iron carbonitride compound layers and their relation with diffusional transformations. In: Matthias Militzer ... [Ed.] : Proceedings of the International Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2015 : PTM 2015 : held June 28-July 3, 2015 at Westin Whistler Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Whistler, British Columbia: PTM, 2015. - ISBN 978-0-692-43736-0, p. 155-162


Leiterer, C.; Brönstrup, G.; Berg, S.; Jahr, N.; Fritzsche, W.: Dielectrophoresis based integration of nanostructures and their sensorial application. In: Razeghi, Manijeh ... [Ed.] : Optical sensing, imaging, and photon counting: nanostructured devices and applications : 11 - 13 August 2015, San Diego, California, United States. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE, 2015 (Proceedings of SPIE ; 9555). - ISBN 978-1-62841-721-0, p. 95509Q/1-7
doi:10.1117/12.2189235


Mildner, S.; Beleggia, M.; Mierwaldt, D.; Hansen, T.W.; Wagner, J.B.; Yazdi, S.; Kasama, T.; Ciston, J.; Zhu, Y.; Jooss, C.: Environmental TEM Study of Electron Beam Induced Electrochemistry of Pr0.64Ca0.36MnO3 Catalysts for Oxygen Evolution. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015), p. 5301-5310
doi:10.1021/jp511628c


O'Neill, M.; Raghuwanshi, V.S.; Wendt, R.; Wollgarten, M.; Hoell, A.; Rademann, K.: Gold Nanoparticles in Novel Green Deep Eutectic Solvents: Self-Limited Growth, Self-Assembly & Catalytic Implications. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 229 (2015), p. 221-234
doi:10.1515/zpch-2014-0644


Preidel, V.; Haschke, J.; Amkreutz, D.; Wollgarten, M.; Rech, B.; Becker, C.: Balance of optical, structural, and electrical properties of textured liquid phase crystallized Si solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 117 (2015), p. 225306/1-7
doi:10.1063/1.4922138
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Prokes, K.; Schulze, M.; Hartwig, S.; Schäfer, N.; Landsgesell, S.; Blum, C.G.F.; Abou-Ras, D.; Hacisalihoglu, M.Y.; Ressouche, E.; Ouladdiaf, B.; Hess, C.; Büchner, B.; Wurmehl, S.: Structural Inhomogeneities in FeTe0.6Se0.4: Relation to Superconductivity. Journal of Crystal Growth 432 (2015), p. 95–104
doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2015.09.014
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Rapp, S.; Heinrich, G.; Wollgarten, M.; Huber, H.P.; Schmidt, M.: Physical mechanisms of SiNx layer structuring with ultrafast lasers by direct and confined laser ablation. Journal of Applied Physics 117 (2015), p. 105304/1-8
doi:10.1063/1.4914457


Röder, R.; Sidiropoulos, T.P.H.; Tessarek, C.; Christiansen, S.; Oulton, R.F.; Ronning, C.: Ultrafast Dynamics of Lasing Semiconductor Nanowires. Nano Letters 15 (2015), p. 4637-4643
doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01271
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Sadjadi, S.; Jašo, S.; Godini, H.R.; Arndt, S.; Wollgarten, M.; Blume, R.; Görke, O.; Schomäcker, R.; Woznya, G.; Simon, U.: Feasibility study of the Mn-Na2WO4/SiO2 catalyticsystem for the oxidative coupling of methane in a fluidized-bed reactor. Catalysis Science & Technology 5 (2015), p. 942-952
doi:10.1039/c4cy00822g


Schaumberg, C.; Wollgarten, M.; Rademann, K.: Fragmentation mechanism of the generation of colloidal copper(I) iodide nanoparticles by pulsed laser irradiation in liquids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2015), p. 17934-17938
doi:10.1039/c5cp01153a


Schmid, T.; Schäfer, N.; Levcenco, S.; Rissom, T.; Abou-Ras, D.: Orientation-distribution mapping of polycrystalline materials by Raman microspectroscopy. Scientific Reports 5 (2015), p. 18410/1-7
doi:10.1038/srep18410
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Schmitt, S.W.; Sarau, G.; Christiansen, S.: Observation of strongly enhanced photoluminescence from inverted cone-shaped silicon nanostuctures. Scientific Reports 5 (2015), p. 17089/1-7
doi:10.1038/srep17089
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Schunk, G.; Vogl, U.; Strekalov, D.V.; Förtsch, M.; Sedlmeir, F.; Schwefel, H.G.L.; Göbelt, M.; Christiansen, S.; Leuchs, G.; Marquardt, C.: Interfacing transitions of different alkali atoms and telecom bands using one narrowband photon pair source. Optica 2 (2015), p. 773-778
doi:10.1364/OPTICA.2.000773
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Shalev, G.; Schmitt, S.W.; Brönstrup, G.; Christiansen, S.: Maximizing the ultimate absorption efficiency of vertically-aligned semiconductor nanowire arrays with wires of a low absorption cross-section. Nano Energy 12 (2015), p. 801-809
doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.01.048


Shalev, G.; Schmitt, S.W.; Embrechts, H.; Brönstrup, G.; Christiansen, S.: Enhanced photovoltaics inspired by the fovea centralis. Scientific Reports 5 (2015), p. 8570/1-7
doi:10.1038/srep08570
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Skorupska, K.; Maggard, P.; Eichberger, R.; Schwarzburg, K.; Shahbazi, P.; Zoellner, B.; Parkinson, B.: Combinatorial Investigations of High Temperature CuNb Oxide Phases for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. ACS Combinatorial Science 17 (2015), p. 742-751
doi:10.1021/acscombsci.5b00142


Som, T.; Wendt, R.; Raoux, S.; Jordan-Sweet, J.L.; Wollgarten, M.; Rademann, K.: Structural Evolution of AuPt and AuPd Nanoparticles Fabricated by Microwave Assisted Synthesis: A Comparative Study. Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1802 (2015), p. 13-18
doi:10.1557/opl.2015.383


Stange, H.; Brunken, S.; Hempel, H.; Rodriguez Alvarez, H.; Schäfer, N.; Greiner, D.; Scheu, A.; Lauche, J.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Unold, T.; Abou-Ras, D.; Mainz, R.: Effect of Na presence during CuInSe2 growth on stacking fault annihilation and electronic properties. Applied Physics Letters 107 (2015), p. 152103/1-5
doi:10.1063/1.4933305


Tessarek, C.; Goldhahn, R.; Sarau, G.; Heilmann, M.; Christiansen, S.: Carrier-induced refractive index change observed by a whispering gallery mode shift in GaN microrods. New Journal of Physics 17 (2015), p. 083047/1-8
doi:10.1088/1367-2630/17/8/083047
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Varon, M.; Beleggia, M.; Jordanovic, J.; Schiotz, J.; Kasama, T.; Puntes, V.F.; Frandsen, C.: Longitudinal domain wall formation in elongated assemblies of ferromagnetic nanoparticles. Scientific Reports 5 (2015), p. 14536/1-7
doi:10.1038/srep14536
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Witte, W.; Abou-Ras, D.; Albe, K.; Bauer, G.H.; Bertram, F.; Boit, C.; Brueggemann, R.; Christen, J.; Dietrich, J.; Eicke, A.; Hariskos, D.; Maiberg, M.; Mainz, R.; Meessen, M.; Mueller, M.; Neumann, O.; Orgis, T.; Paetel, S.; Pohl, J.; Rodriguez Alvarez, H.; Scheer, R.; Schock, H.-W.; Unold, T.; Weber, A.; Powalla, M.: Gallium gradients in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin-film solar cells. Progress in Photovoltaics 23 (2015), p. 717–733
doi:10.1002/pip.2485


Yin, G.; Steigert, A.; Andrä, P.; Goebelt, M.; Latzel, M.; Manley, P.; Lauermann, I.; Christiansen, S.; Schmid, M.: Integration of plasmonic Ag nanoparticles as back reflector in ultra-thin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells. Applied Surface Science 355 (2015), p. 800-804
doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.07.195