Publications 2016


Abou-Ras, D.; Kirchartz, T.; Rau, U.: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells [in 2 volumes]. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-33992-1
doi:10.1002/9783527636280


Abou-Ras, D.; Kirchartz, T.; Rau, U.: Preface of the First Edition. In: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells: Second Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-33992-1, p. XXIX-XXXI
doi:10.1002/9783527699025


Abou-Ras, D.; Kirchartz, T.; Rau, U.: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells: Second Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-33992-1, p. 1-681
doi:10.1002/9783527699025


Abou-Ras, D.; Nichterwitz, M.; Romero, M.; Schmidt, S.: Electron Microscopy on Thin Films for Solar Cells. In: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells: Second Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-41003-3, p. 371-420
doi:10.1002/9783527699025.ch14


Abou-Ras, D.; Schmidt, S.S.; Schäfer, N.; Kavalakkatt, J.; Rissom, T.; Unold, T.; Mainz, R.; Weber, A.; Kirchartz, T.; Simsek, E.; van Aken, P.A.; Ramasse, Q.M.; Kleebe, H.-J.; Azulay, D.; Balberg, I.; Millo, O.; Cojocaru-Mirédin, O.; Barragan-Yani, D.; Albe, K.; Haarstrich, J.; Ronning, C.: Compositional and electrical properties of line and planar defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin films for solar cells – a review. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 363-375
doi:10.1002/pssr.201510440


Abou-Ras, D.; Schäfer, N.; Rissom, T.; Kelly, M.; Haarstrich, J.; Ronning, C.; Rohrer, G.; Rollett, A.: Grain-boundary character distribution and correlations with electrical and optoelectronic properties of CuInSe2 thin films. Acta Materialia 18 (2016), p. 244-252
doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2016.07.042


Addonizio, M.L.; Fusco, L.; Antonaia, A.; Spadoni, A.; Abou-Ras, D.: Rf-sputtered aluminium doped zinc oxide films: enhanced damp heat stability by means of plasma etching treatment. Surface & Coatings Technology 307 (2016), p. 800-806
doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.09.086


Azulay, D.; Abou-Ras, D.; Popov, I.; Balberg, I.; Millo, O.: The effect of Na-doping on the electronic properties of CuIn1-xGaxSe2 thin films: A local-probe study. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 448-452
doi:10.1002/pssr.201600058


Bashouti, M.Y.; Talebi, R.; Kassar, T.; Nahal, A.; Ristein, J.; Unruh, T.; Christiansen, S.H.: Systematic Surface Phase Transition of Ag Thin Films by Iodine Functionalization at Room Temperature: Evolution of Optoelectronic and Texture Properties. Scientific Reports 6 (2016), p. 21439/1-9
doi:10.1038/srep21439
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Chen, K.; Razinskas, G.; Feichtner, T.; Grossmann, S.; Christiansen, S.; Hecht, B.: Electromechanically Tunable Suspended Optical Nano-antenna. Nano Letters 16 (2016), p. 2680-2685
doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00323


Denninger, Peter: Herstellung und optische Charakterisierung von Nanostrukturen. , 2016
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)


Didden, A.; Hillebrand, P.; Wollgarten, M.; Dam, B.; van de Krol, R.: Deposition of conductive TiN shells on SiO2 nanoparticles with a fluidized bed ALD reactor. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 18 (2016), p. 35/1-11
doi:10.1007/s11051-016-3343-z


Gao, J.; Kempa, K.; Giersig, M.; Akinoglu, E.M.; Han, B.; Li, R.: Physics of transparent conductors. Advances in Physics 65 (2016), p. 553-617
doi:10.1080/00018732.2016.1226804


Gharagozloo-Hubmann, K.; Müller, N. S.; Giersig, M.; Lotze, C.; Franke, K. J.; Reicht, S.: Requirement on Aromatic Precursor for Graphene Formation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (2016), p. 9821-9825
doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01781


Guiet, A.; Unmüssig, T.; Göbel, C.; Vainio, U.; Wollgarten, M.; Driess, M.; Schlaad, H.; Polte, J.; Fischer, A.: Yolk@Shell Nanoarchitectures with Bimetallic Nanocores-Synthesis and Electrocatalytic Applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016), p. 28019-28029
doi:10.1021/acsami.6b06595


Haghdadi, N.; Zarei-Hanzaki, A.; Abedi, H.R.; Abou-Ras, D.; Kawasaki, M.; Zhilyaev, A.P.: Evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties in a hypoeutectic Al-Si-Mg alloy processed by accumulative back extrusion. Materials Science and Engineering A 651 (2016), p. 269–279
doi:10.1016/j.msea.2015.10.066


Han, B.; Peng, Q.; Li, R.; Rong, Q.; Ding, Y.; Akinoglu, E.; Wu, X.; Wang, X.; Lu, X.; Wang, Q.; Zhou, G.; Liu, J.; Ren, Z.; Giersig, M.; Herczynski, A.; Kempa, K.; Gao, J.: Optimization of hierarchical structure and nanoscale-enabled plasmonic refraction for window electrodes in photovoltaics. Nature Communications 7 (2016), p. 12825/1-8
doi:10.1038/ncomms12825
Open Access Version


Heilmann, M.; Mazid Munshi, A.; Sarau, G.; Göbel, M.; Tessarek, C.; Fauske, V.T.; van Helvoort, A.T.J.; Yang, J.; Latzel, M.; Hoffmann, B.; Conibeer, G.; Weman, H.; Christiansen, S.: Vertically Oriented Growth of GaN Nanorods on Si Using Graphene as an Atomically Thin Buffer Layer. Nano Letters 16 (2016), p. 3524-3532
doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00484


Hoffmann, B.; Bashouti, M.Y.; Feichtner, T.; Mackovic, M.; Dieker, C.; Salaheldin, A.M.; Richter, P.; Gordan, O.D.; Zahn, D.R.T.; Spiecker, E.; Christiansen, S.: New insights into colloidal gold flakes: structural investigation, micro-ellipsometry and thinning procedure towards ultrathin monocrystalline layers. Nanoscale 8 (2016), p. 4529-4536
doi:10.1039/C5NR04439A


Jia, L.; Bogdanoff, P.; Ramirez-Caro, A.; Bloeck, U.; Stellmach, D.; Fiechter, S.: Fe2O3 Porous Film with Single Grain Layer for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation: Reducing of Grain Boundary Effect. Advanced Materials Interfaces 3 (2016), p. 1500434/1-7
doi:10.1002/admi.201500434


Jäckle, S.; Liebhaber, M.; Niederhausen, J.; Büchele, M.; Félix, R.; Wilks, R.; Baer, M.; Lips, K.; Christiansen, S.: Unveiling the hybrid n-Si/PEDOT:PSS interface. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016), p. 8841–8848
doi:10.1021/acsami.6b01596


Kirchartz, T.; Abou-Ras, D.; Rau, U.: Introduction to thin-film photovoltaics. In: D. Abou-Ras, T. Kirchartz, U. Rau [Ed.] : Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2011; 2nd edition published in September 2016., 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-33992-1
doi:10.1002/9783527699025.ch1


Klingsporn, M.; Kirner, S.; Villringer, C.; Abou-Ras, D.; Costina, I.; Lehmann, M.; Stannowski, B.: Resolving the nanostructure of plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposited nanocrystalline SiOx layers for application in solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 119 (2016), p. 223104/1-8
doi:10.1063/1.4953566


Kulmas, M.; Paterson, L.; Höflich, K.; Bashouti, M.Y.; Wu, Y.; Göbelt, M.; Ristein, J.; Bachmann, J.; Meyer, B.; Christiansen, S.: Composite Nanostructures of TiO2 and ZnO for Water Splitting Application: Atomic Layer Deposition Growth and Density Functional Theory Investigation. Advanced Functional Materials 26 (2016), p. 4882-4889
doi:10.1002/adfm.201505524


Kühnapfel, S.; Gall, S.; Sonntag, P.; Schäfer, N.; Abou-Ras, D.: Direct correlation of microstructure and device performance of liquid phase crystallized Si thin film solar cells on glass. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 657-661
doi:10.1002/pssr.201600219


Leiterer, C.; Broenstrup, G.; Jahr, N.; Talkenberg, F.; Radnoczi, G.Z.; Pecz, B.; Christiansen, S.; Sivakov, V.: Index matching at the nanoscale: light scattering by core-shell Si/SiOx nanowires. Nanotechnology 27 (2016), p. 435202/1-6
doi:10.1088/0957-4484/27/43/435202


Lentz, M.; Risse, M.; Schaefer, N.; Reimers, W.; Beyerlein, I.J.: Strength and ductility with {10͞11} — {10͞12} double twinning in a magnesium alloy. Nature Communications 7 (2016), p. 11068/1-7
doi:10.1038/ncomms11068
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Li, J.; Wanderka, N.; Balogh, Z.; Stender, P.; Kropf, H.; Albu, M.; Tsunekawa, Y.; Hofer, F.; Schmitz, G.; Schumacher, P.: Effects of trace elements (Y and Ca) on the eutectic Ge in Al-Ge based alloys. Acta Materialia 111 (2016), p. 85-95
doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2016.03.043


Mahdavi, A.; Sarau, G.; Xavier, J.; Paraiso, T.K.; Christiansen, S.; Vollmer, F.: Maximizing Photoluminescence Extraction in Silicon Photonic Crystal Slabs. Scientific Reports 6 (2016), p. 25135/1-6
doi:10.1038/srep25135
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Mainz, R.; Sanli, E.S.; Stange, H.; Azulay, D.; Brunken, S.; Greiner, D.; Hajaj, S.; Heinemann, M.D.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Klaus, M.; Ramasse, Q.M.; Rodriguez Alvarez, H.; Weber, A.; Balberg, I.; Millo, O.; van Aken, P.A.; Abou-Ras, D.: Annihilation of structural defects in chalcogenide absorber films for high-efficiency solar cells. Energy & Environmental Science 9 (2016), p. 1818-1827
doi:10.1039/c6ee00402d
Open Access Version


Morfa, A.J.; Oddone, V.; Giersig, M.: Large-area, polarisation-sensitive plasmonic materials from colloidal lithography. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 404-408
doi:10.1002/pssr.201600020


Pyeon, M.; Wang, M.; Gönüllü, Y.; Kaouk, A.; Jäckle, S.; Christiansen, S.; Hwang, T.; Moon, K.; Mathur, S.: Design of multi-layered TiO2-Fe2O3 photoanodes for photoelectrochemical water splitting: patterning effects on photocurrent density. MRS Communications 6 (2016), p. 442-448
doi:10.1557/mrc.2016.54


Schmid, T.; Schäfer, N.; Abou-Ras, D.: Raman microspectroscopy provides access to compositional and microstructural details of polycrystalline materials. Spectroscopy Europe 28 (2016), p. 13-17
http://spectroscopyeurope.com/articles/55-articles/3757
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Schultz, T.; Schlesinger, R.; Niederhausen, J.; Henneberger, F.; Sadofev, S.; Blumstengel, S.; Vollmer, A.; Bussolotti, F.; Yang, J.-P.; Kera, S.; Parvez, K.; Ueno, N.; Müllen, K.; Koch, N.: Tuning the work function of GaN with organic molecular acceptors. Physical Review B 93 (2016), p. 125309/1-5
doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.93.125309


Schäfer, N.; Chahine, G.A.; Wilkinson, A.J.; Schmid, T.; Rissom, T.; Schülli, T.; Abou-Ras, D.: Microstrain distributions in polycrystalline thin films measured by X-ray microdiffraction. Journal of Applied Crystallography 49 (2016), p. 632-635
doi:10.1107/S1600576716003204


Schäfer, N.; Wilkinson, A.J.; Schmid, T.; Winkelmann, A.; Chahine, G.A.; Schülli, T.U.; Rissom, T.; Marquardt, J.; Schorr, S.; Abou-Ras, D.: Microstrain distribution mapping on CuInSe2 thin films by means of electron backscatter diffraction, X-ray diffraction, and Raman microspectroscopy. Ultramicroscopy 169 (2016), p. 89-97
doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2016.07.001


Schäfer, Norbert: Assessing microstrain in polycrystalline thin films by means of various diffraction and spectroscopy techniques = Ermittlung von Mikrodehnungsverteilungen in polykristallinen Dünnschichten mittels verschiedener Beugungs- und Spektroskopietechniken. , 2016
Technische Universität Berlin
https://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/5861
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Seeger, S.; Ellmer, K.; Weise, M.; Gogova, D.; Abou-Ras, D.; Mientus, R.: Reactive magnetron sputtering of Nb-doped TiO2 films: relation between structure, composition and electrical properties. Thin Solid Films 605 (2016), p. 44-52
doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2015.11.058


Simsek Sanli, E.; Ramasse, Q.M.; Sigle, W.; Abou-Ras, D.; Mainz, R.; Weber, A.; Kleebe, H.-J.; van Aken, P.: Elemental redistributions at structural defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin films for solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 120 (2016), p. 205301/1-7
doi:10.1063/1.4967731
Open Access Version


Sippel, P.; Heitz, S.; Elagin, M.; Semtsiv, M.; Eichberger, R.; Masselink, T.; Hannappel, T.; Schwarzburg, K.: Concept and demonstration of an intermediate band tandem device for solar energy conversion. Progress in Photovoltaics 24 (2016), p. 307–314
doi:10.1002/pip.2697


Tessarek, C.; Fladischer, S.; Dieker, C.; Sarau, G.; Hoffmann, B.; Bashouti, M.; Göbelt, M.; Heilmann, M.; Latzel, M.; Butzen, E.; Figge, S.; Gust, A.; Höflich, K.; Feichtner, T.; Büchele, M.; Schwarzburg, K.; Spiecker, E.; Christiansen, S.: Self-Catalyzed Growth of Vertically Aligned InN Nanorods by Metal-Organic Vapor Phase Epitaxy. Nano Letters 16 (2016), p. 3415-3425
doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03889


Trzeciak, T.; Rybka, J.; Richter, M.; Kaczmarczyk, J.; Ramalingam, M.; Giersig, M.: Cells and Nanomaterial-Based Tissue Engineering Techniques in the Treatment of Bone and Cartilage Injuries. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 16 (2016), p. 8948-8952
doi:10.1166/jnn.2016.12732


Trzeciak, T.; Rybka, J.D.; Akinoglu, E.M.; Richter, M.; Kaczmarczyk, J.; Giersig, M.: In Vitro Evaluation of Carbon Nanotube-Based Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 16 (2016), p. 9022-9025
doi:10.1166/jnn.2016.12733


Witte, W.; Abou-Ras, D.; Hariskos, D.: Improved growth of solution-deposited buffer layers on Cu(In,Ga)Se2. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 300-304
doi:10.1002/pssr.201510454


Wozniak, P.; Höflich, K.; Brönstrup, G.; Banzer, P.; Christiansen, S.; Leuchs, G.: Unveiling the optical properties of a metamaterial synthesized by electron-beam-induced deposition. Nanotechnology 27 (2016), p. 025705/1-7
doi:10.1088/0957-4484/27/2/025705
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de Wild, J.; Robert, E.V.C.; El Adib, B.; Abou-Ras, D.; Dale, P.J.: Polymorphs and new secondary phase characterization in the Cu2SnS3 system for solar cell application. RSC Advances 157 (2016), p. 259-265
doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2016.04.039