Publications 2013

Abdi, F.; Firet, N.; van de Krol, R.: Efficient BiVO4 Thin Film Photoanodes Modified with Cobalt Phosphate Catalyst and W-doping. ChemCatChem 5 (2013), p. 490-496
doi: 10.1002/cctc.201200472

Abdi, F.F.; Han, L.; Smets, A.H.M.; Zeman, M.; Dam, B.; van de Krol, R.: Efficient solar water splitting by enhanced charge separation in a bismuth vanadate-silicon tandem photoelectrode. Nature Communications 4 (2013), p. 2195/1-7
doi: 10.1038/ncomms3195

Abdi, F.F.; Savenije, T.J.; May, M.M.; Dam, B.; van de Krol, R.: The Origin of Slow Carrier Transport in BiVO4 Thin Film Photoanodes: A Time-Resolved Microwave Conductivity Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4 (2013), p. 2752-2757
doi: 10.1021/jz4013257

Barrigon, E.; Brückner, S.; Supplie, O.; Döscher, H.; Rey-Stolle, I.; Hannappel, T.: In situ study of Ge(100) surfaces with tertiarybutylphosphine supply in vapor phase epitaxy ambient. Journal of Crystal Growth 370 (2013), p. 173-176
doi: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2012.07.046
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Barrigon, E.; Brückner, S.; Supplie, O.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Rey-Stolle, I.; Hannappel, T.: Optical in situ monitoring of hydrogen desorption from Ge(100) surfaces. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 111608/1-4
doi: 10.1063/1.4798248
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Bikowski, A.; Ellmer, K.: Electrical transport in hydrogen-aluminium Co-doped ZnO and Zn1-xMgxO films: Relation to film structure and composition. Journal of Applied Physics 113 (2013), p. 053710/1-6
doi: 10.1063/1.4790314

Bikowski, A.; Ellmer, K.: A comparative study of electronic and structural properties of polycrystalline and epitaxial magnetron-sputtered ZnO:Al and Zn1-xMgxO:Al Films - Origin of the grain barrier traps. Journal of Applied Physics 114 (2013), p. 063709/1-10
doi: 10.1063/1.4817376

Bikowski, A.; Welzel, T.; Ellmer, K.: The correlation between the radial distribution of high-energetic ions and the structural as well as electrical properties of magnetron sputtered ZnO:Al films. Journal of Applied Physics 114 (2013), p. 223716/1-10
doi: 10.1063/1.4840975

Bikowski, A.; Welzel, T.; Ellmer, K.: The impact of negative oxygen ion bombardment on electronic and structural properties of magnetron sputtered ZnO:Al films. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 242106/1-4
doi: 10.1063/1.4811647

Bogdanoff, P.; Zachäus, C.; Brunken, S.; Kratzig, A.; Ellmer, K.; Fiechter, S.: Ruthenium sulphide thin layers as catalysts for the electrooxidation of water. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (2013), p. 1452-1459
doi: 10.1039/c2cp42348k

Brunken, S.; Kratzig, A.; Bogdanoff, P.; Fiechter, S.; Ellmer, K.: Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of RuS2+x Films Prepared by Reactive Magnetron Sputtering. Thin Solid Films 527 (2013), p. 16-20
doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2012.12.037

Brunken, S.; Krause, J.; Ellmer, K.: An energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction study of the nickel-sulfide assisted growth of RuS2 thin films by reactive magnetron sputtering. Journal of Crystal Growth 363 (2013), p. 277-281
doi: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2012.11.004

Brückner, S.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Supplie, O.; Döscher, H.; Hannappel, T.: In situ control of step formation on Si(100) surfaces during MOVPE preparation for III-V-on-Si solar cells. In: IEEE, Electron Devices Society [Ed.] : 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) : Tampa, Florida, USA, 16 - 21 June 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3300-6, p. 886-890
doi: 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744286

Brückner, S.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Supplie, O.; Döscher, H.; Hannappel, T.: Domain-sensitive in situ observation of layer-by-layer removal at Si(100) in H2 ambient. New Journal of Physics 15 (2013), p. 113049/1-10
doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/15/11/113049
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Brückner, S.; Supplie, O.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Dobrich, A.; Döscher, H.; Hannappel, T.: Preparation of single-domain Si(100) surfaces with in situ control in CVD ambient. In: 2013 International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (IPRM) : Kobe, Japan, 19 - 23 May 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4673-6130-9, p. 1-2
doi: 10.1109/ICIPRM.2013.6562580

Bucinský, L.; Büchel, G.; Ponec, R.; Rapta, P.; Breza, M.; Kozísek, J.; Gall, M.; Biskupic, S.; Fronc, M.; Schiessl, K.; Cuzan, O.; Prodius, D.; Turta, C.; Shova, S.; Zajac, D.; Arion, V.: On the electronic structure of mer,trans-[RuCl3(1H-indazole) 2(NO)], a hypothetical metabolite of the antitumor drug candidate KP1019: An experimental and DFT study. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013 (2013), p. 2505-2519
doi: 10.1002/ejic.201201526

Cai, N.; Zhou, G.; Müller, K.; Starr, D.: Comparative study of the passivation of Al(111) by molecular oxygen and water vapor. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013), p. 172-178
doi: 10.1021/jp305740s
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Dabirian, A.; Van De Krol, R.: Resonant optical absorption and defect control in Ta3N5 photoanodes. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 033905/1-4
doi: 10.1063/1.4788930
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Dam, B.; Abdi, F.F.; van de Krol, R.: Van zonlicht naar waterstof. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde 2013 (2013), p. 416-419

Dobrich, A.; Schwarzburg, K.; Hannappel, T.: Minority carrier lifetime analysis of bulk and interfaces on MOVPE grown III-V Low bandgap solar cell materials. In: 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference : (PVSC 2013) ; Tampa, Florida, USA, 16 - 21 June 2013 . Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3300-6, p. 1473-1477
doi: 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744423

Emin, S.; Fanetti, M.; Abdi, F.F.; Lisjak, D.; Valant, M.; van de Krol, R.; Dam, B.: Photoelectrochemical Properties of Cadmium Chalcogenide-Sensitized Textured Porous Zinc Oxide Plate Electrodes. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5 (2013), p. 1113-1121
doi: 10.1021/am3027986

Emmler, T.; Gutzmann, H.; Hillebrand, P.; Schieda, M.; Rust, R.; Gärtner, F.; Bogdanoff, P.; Herrmann-Geppert, I.; Klassen, T.: Cold gas spraying of semiconductor coatings for the photooxidation of water. Proceedings of SPIE 8822 (2013), p. 88220C1 -88220C12
doi: 10.1117/12.2026391

Fiechter, S.; Bogdanoff, P.: Oxygen evolution and reduction catalysts: structural and electronic aspects of transition metal based compounds and composites. In: Lewerenz, H.-J. [Ed.] : Photoelectrochemical water splitting : materials, processes and architectures. Cambridge: RSC Publ., 2013. - ISBN 978-1-84973-647-3, p. 154-192

G., A.; Heine, C.; Lublow, M.; W., H.; Szabo, N.; Hannappel, T.: Photoelectrochemical Conditioning of MOVPE p-InP Films for Light-Induced Hydrogen Evolution: Chemical, Electronic and Optical Properties. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 2 (2013), p. Q51-Q58
doi: 10.1149/2.016304jss
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Grabowska, E.; Zaleska, A.; Sorgues, S.; Kunst, M.; Etcheberry, A.; Colbeau-Justin, C.; Remita, H.: Modification of titanium(IV) dioxide with small silver nanoparticles: Application in photocatalysis. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013), p. 1955-1962
doi: 10.1021/jp3112183

Grenfell, J.; Gebauer, S.; Godolt, M.; Palczynski, K.; Rauer, H.; Stock, J.; Von Paris, P.; Lehmann, R.; Selsis, F.: Potential biosignatures in super-earth atmospheres II. photochemical responses. Astrobiology 13 (2013), p. 415-438
doi: 10.1089/ast.2012.0926
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Grzanna, J.; Lewerenz, H.-J.: Oscillations at the Si/electrolyte contact: Discretization of phase oscillators. Journal of Physics : Conference Series 410 (2013), p. 012160/1-5
doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/410/1/012160
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Hannappel, Th.; May, M.M.; Lewerenz, H.-J.: Epitaxial III-V Thin Film Absorbers: Preparation, Efficient InP Photocathodes and Routes to High Efficiency Tandem Structures. In: Lewerenz, H.-J.; Laurence, P. [Eds.] : Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting : Materials, Processes and Architectures. London: RSC Publ., 2013. - ISBN 978-1-84973-647-3, p. 223-265
doi: 10.1039/9781849737739-00223

Herrmann-Geppert, I.; Bogdanoff, P.; Fengler, S.; Dittrich, T.; Fiechter, S.: Photoelectrooxidation of Water on Hematite Thin Films. ECS Transactions 45 (2013), p. 137-147
doi: 10.1149/04520.0137ecst

Herrmann-Geppert, I.; Bogdanoff, P.; Radnik, J.; Fengler, S.; Dittrich, T.; Fiechter, S.: Surface aspects of sol-gel derived hematite films for the photoelectrochemical oxidation of water. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (2013), p. 1389-1398
doi: 10.1039/c2cp42651j
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Joya, K.S.; Joya, Y.F.; Ocakoglu, K.; van de Krol, R.: Water-Splitting Catalysis and Solar Fuel Devices: Artificial Leaves on the Move. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 52 (2013), p. 10426-10437
doi: 10.1002/anie.201300136

Joya, K.S.; Joya, Y.F.; Ocakoglu, K.; van de Krol, R.: Katalytische Wasserspaltung und Solarbrennstoffzellen: künstliche Blätter auf dem Vormarsch. Angewandte Chemie 52 (2013), p. 2-15
doi: 10.1002/ange.201300136

Kamimura, Jumpei; Bogdanoff, Peter; Lahnemann, Jonas; Hauswald, Christian; Geelhaar, Lutz; Fiechter, Sebastian; Richert, Henning: Photoelectrochemical Properties of (In,Ga)N Nanowires for Water Splitting Investigated by in Situ Electrochemical Mass Spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 (2013), p. 10242 -10245
doi: 10.1021/ja404043k

Letilly, M.; Skorupska, K.; Aggour, M.; Kanis, M.; Lewerenz, H.: The initial phase of photoelectrochemical anodization of Si in alkaline media investigated by Synchrotron Radiation Photoelectron Spectroscopy (SRPES) and Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM). In: J.-H. Guo [Ed.] : From molecules to materials: pathways to artificial photosynthesis : April 1 - 5, 2013, San Francisco, California, USA ; [Symposium D: From Molecules to Materials - Pathways to Artificial Photosynthesis ; held at the 2013 MRS spring meeting] . New York, NY: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-63266-127-2, p. 1-9
doi: 10.1557/opl.2013.1071
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Letilly, M.; Skorupska, K.; Lewerenz, H.-J.: Initial Phase of Photoelectrochemical Conditioning of Silicon in Alkaline Media: Surface Chemistry and Topography. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013), p. 16381-16391
doi: 10.1021/jp401853p

Levcenko, S.; Guc, M.; Merschjann, C.; Gurieva, G.; Schorr, S.; Lux-Steiner, M.; Arushanov, E.: Photoluminescence characterization of Cu2ZnGeS4 single crystals. Physica Status Solidi C 10 (2013), p. 1079-1081
doi: 10.1002/pssc.201200843

Li, S.; Morasch, J.; Klein, A.; Chirila, C.; Pintilie, L.; Jia, L.; Ellmer, K.; Naderer, M.; Reichmann, K.; Gröting, M.; Albe, K.: Influence of orbital contributions to the valence band alignment of Bi2O3, Fe2O3, BiFeO3, and Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3. Physical Review B 88 (2013), p. 45428/1-11
doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.88.045428

Martinez Moreno, E.; Friedrich, D.; Klein, D.; Kunst, M.: Microwave conductance and electrochemical characterization of Si/a-SiNx:H heterojunctions in contact to aqueous electrolyte. Electrochimica Acta 98 (2013), p. 157-166
doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2013.02.135

May, M.M.; Supplie, O.; Höhn, C.; Zabka, W.-D.; Lewerenz, H.-J.; van de Krol, R.; Hannappel, T.: Water-induced modifications of GaP(100) and InP(100) surfaces studied by photoelectron spectroscopy and reflection anisotropy spectroscopy. In: Kanai, Y. [u.a.] [Eds.] : Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology VIII. San Diego, California, United States, August 25, 2013 . Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE, 2013 (Proceedings of SPIE ; 8822), p. 88220M/1-7
doi: 10.1117/12.2026172
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May, M.M.; Supplie, O.; Höhn, Ch.; van de Krol, R.; Lewerenz, H.-J.; Hannappel, T.: The interface of GaP(100) and H2O studied by photoemission and reflection anisotropy spectroscopy. New Journal of Physics 15 (2013), p. 103003/1-17
doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/15/10/103003
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Nie, M.; Ellmer, K.: Growth and morphology of thin Cu(In,Ga)S2 films during reactive magnetron co-sputtering. Thin Solid Films 536 (2013), p. 172-178
doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.03.118

Ramirez, A.; Friedrich, D.; Kunst, M.; Fiechter, S.: Charge carrier kinetics in MnOx, Mn2O3 and Mn3O4 films for water oxidation. Chemical Physics Letters 568 (2013), p. 157-160
doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2013.03.054

Schulte, J.; Brunken, S.; Ellmer, K.: Nucleation and phase formation during reactive magnetron co-sputtering of Cu(In,Ga)S2 films, investigated by in situ EDXRD. Journal of Crystal Growth 384 (2013), p. 114-121
doi: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2013.09.006

Schwarze, M.; Schröder, M.; Stellmach, D.; Kailasam, K.; Thomas, A.; Schomäcker, R.: Development of a reactor for standardized quantification of the photocatalytic hydrogen production. Chemie, Ingenieur, Technik 85 (2013), p. 500-507
doi: 10.1002/cite.201200226

Schwarze, M.; Stellmach, D.; Schröder, M.; Kailasam, K.; Reske, R.; Thomas, A.; Schomäcker, R.: Quantification of photocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (2013), p. 3466-3472
doi: 10.1039/c3cp50168j
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Sippel, P.; Albrecht, W.; Mitoraj, D.; Eichberger, R.; Hannappel, T.; Vanmaekelbergh, D.: Two-Photon Photoemission Study of Competing Auger and Surface-Mediated Relaxation of Hot Electrons in CdSe Quantum Dot Solids. Nano Letters 13 (2013), p. 1655-1661
doi: 10.1021/nl400113t

Starr, D.E.; Bluhm, H.: CO adsorption and dissociation on Ru(0001) at elevated pressures. Surface Science 608 (2013), p. 241-248
doi: 10.1016/j.susc.2012.10.014

Steidl, M.; Paszuk, A.; Zhao, W.; Brückner, S.; Dobrich, A.; Supplie, O.; Luczak, J.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Döscher, H.; Hannappel, T.: MOVPE-preparation of Si(111) surfaces for III-V nanowire growth. In: 2013 International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (IPRM 2013) : Kobe, Japan, 19 - 23 May 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4673-6132-3, p. MoPI-10/59-60
doi: 10.1109/ICIPRM.2013.6562590

Stellmach, D.; Bogdanoff, P.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Schlatmann, R.; van de Krol, R.; Fiechter, S.: Nanostrutured MoS2 particles as a novel hydrogen evolving catalyst integrated in a PV-hybrid electrolyzer. In: A. Mendez-Vilas [Ed.] : Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments. Zurbaran: Formatex Research Center, 2013 Energy Book Series #1 . - ISBN 978-84-939843-7-3, p. 880-886

Strothkämper, C.; Bartelt, A.; Sippel, P.; Hannappel, T.; Schuetz, R.; Eichberger, R.: Delayed Electron Transfer through Interface States in Hybrid ZnO/Organic-Dye Nanostructures. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013), p. 17901-17908
doi: 10.1021/jp402042a

Supasai, T.; Rujisamphan, N.; Ullrich, K.; Chemseddine, A.; Dittrich, Th.: Formation of a passivating CH3NH3PbI3/PbI2 interface during moderate heating of CH3NH3PbI3 layers. Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013), p. 183906/1-3
doi: 10.1063/1.4826116

Supplie, O.; Brückner, S.; Doscher, H.; Kleinschmidt, P.; Hannappel, T.: III-V/Si(100) heterointerfaces studied in VPE ambient via surface dimers by in situ reflection anisotropy spectroscopy. In: 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference : (PVSC 2013) ; Tampa, Florida, USA, 16 - 21 June 2013 . Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3299-3, p. 879-881
doi: 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744284

Supplie, O.; Döscher, H.; May, M.; Hannappel, T.: Heteroepitaxial III-V on Si(100) tandem absorbers structures for photoelectrolysis. AIP Conference Proceedings 1568 (2013), p. 20-23
doi: 10.1063/1.4848082

Szilagyi, P.A.; Lutz, M.; Gascon, J.; Juan-Alcaniz, J.; van Esch, J.; Kapteijn, F.; Geerlings, H.; Dam, B.; van de Krol, R.: MOF@MOF core-shell vs. Janus particles and the effect of strain: potential for guest sorption, separation and sequestration. CrystEngComm 15 (2013), p. 6003-6008
doi: 10.1039/c3ce40653a

Szilágyi, P.A.; Westerwaal, R.J.; van de Krol, R.; Geerlings, H.; Dam, B.: Metal-organic framework thin films for protective coating of Pd-based optical hydrogen sensors. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 1 (2013), p. 8146-8155
doi: 10.1039/c3tc31749h

Thapper, A.; Styring, S.; Saracco, G.; Rutherford, A.; Robert, B.; Magnuson, A.; Lubitz, W.; Llobet, A.; Kurz, P.; Holzwarth, A.; Fiechter, S.; De Groot, H.; Campagna, S.; Braun, A.; Bercegol, H.; Artero, V.: Artificial photosynthesis for solar fuels - An evolving research field within AMPEA, a joint programme of the European energy research alliance. Green : the international journal of sustainable energy conversion and storage 3 (2013), p. 43-57
doi: 10.1515/green-2013-0007
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Wang, H.; Lichao, J.; Bogdanoff, P.; Fiechter, S.; Möhwald, H.; Shchukin, D.: Size-related native defect engineering in high intensity ultrasonication of nanoparticles for photoelectrochemical water splitting. Energy & Environmental Science 6 (2013), p. 799-804
doi: 10.1039/c3ee24058d

Weiss, J.; Thomalla, M.; Tributsch, H.: Bioinspired solar cell design: Organic thiols as rectifying electron transfer bridges in WS2/TiO2 nano solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A - Chemistry 255 (2013), p. 36-40
doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.01.013
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Welzel, T.; Ellmer, K.: Negative ions in reactive magnetron sputtering - Detecting the cause of damages in sensitive TCO films with energy resolved mass spectrometry. Vakuum in Forschung und Praxis 25 (2013), p. 52-56
doi: 10.1002/vipr.201300518

Welzel, T.; Ellmer, K.: Comparison of ion energies and fluxes at the substrate during magnetron sputtering of ZnO:Al for dc and rf discharges. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46 (2013), p. 315202/1-9
doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/46/31/315202

Welzel, T.; Kellermeier, M.; Harbauer, K.; Ellmer, K.: Development of a compact combined plasma sensor for plasma surface engineering processes. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 211605/1-4
doi: 10.1063/1.4807892

Zhou, S.; Rogers, K.E.; de Oliveira, C.A.F.; Baron, R.; Cheng, L.-T.; Dzubiella, J.; Li, B.; McCammon, J. Andrew: Variational Implicit-Solvent Modeling of Host–Guest Binding: A Case Study on Cucurbit[7]uril|. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 9 (2013), p. 4195-4204
doi: 10.1021/ct400232m

de Respinis, M.; De Temmerman, G.; Tanyeli, I.; van de Sanden, M.C.M.; Doerner, R.P.; Baldwin, M.J.; van de Krol, R.: Efficient Plasma Route to Nanostructure Materials: Case Study on the Use of m-WO3 for Solar Water Splitting. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5 (2013), p. 7621-7625
doi: 10.1021/am401936q
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van de Krol, R.; Liang, Y.: An n-Si/n-Fe2O3 Heterojunction Tandem Photoanode for Solar Water Splitting. Chimia : international journal for chemistry and official membership journal of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) 67 (2013), p. 168-171
doi: 10.2533/chimia.2013.168