Publications 2020


Abdi, F.F.; Gutierrez Perez, R.R.; Haussener, S.: Mitigating voltage losses in photoelectrochemical cell scale-up. Sustainable Energy & Fuels 4 (2020), p. 2734-2740
doi: 10.1039/d0se00246a
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Ahmet, I.Y.; Berglund, S.; Chemseddine, A.; Bogdanoff, P.; Präg, R.F.; Abdi, F.F.; van de Krol, R.: Planar and Nanostructured n-Si/Metal-Oxide/WO3/BiVO4 Monolithic Tandem Devices for Unassisted Solar Water Splitting. Advanced Energy & Sustainability Research 1 (2020), p. 2000037/1-12
doi: 10.1002/aesr.202000037
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Bassi, P.S.; Xi, F.; Koelbach, M.; Gunder, R.; Ahmet, I.; van de Krol, R.; Fiechter, S.: Pulsed Laser Deposited Fe2TiO5 Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2020), p. 19911-19921
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04396
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Borgwardt, M.; Mahl, J.; Roth, F.; Wenthaus, L.; Brauße, F.; Blum, M.; Schwarzburg, K.; Liu, G.; Toma, F.M.; Gessner, O.: Photoinduced Charge Carrier Dynamics and Electron Injection Efficiencies in Au Nanoparticle-Sensitized TiO2 Determined with Picosecond Time-Resolved X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (2020), p. 5476-5481
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c00825
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Bossi, A.; Waluk, J.; Yivlialin, R.; Penconi, M.; Campione, M.; Bussetti, G.: Porphycene Protonation: A Fast and Reversible Reaction Enabling Optical Transduction for Acid Sensing. ChemPhotoChem 4 (2020), p. 5264-5270
doi: 10.1002/cptc.202000142


Bozheyev, F.; Xi, F.; Ahmet, I.; Höhn, C.; Ellmer, K.: Evaluation of Pt, Rh, SnO2, (NH4)2Mo3S13, BaSO4 protection coatings on WSe2 photocathodes for solar hydrogen evolution. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 45 (2020), p. 19112-19120
doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.04.251


Bussetti, G.; Campione, M.; Bossi, A.; Yivlialin, R.; Duò, L.; Ciccacci, F.: Anion intercalated graphite: a combined electrochemical and tribological investigation by in situ AFM. Journal of Microscopy 280 (2020), p. 222-228
doi: 10.1111/jmi.12927


Caicedo-Dávila, S.; Gunder, R.; Márquez, J.A.; Levcenco, S.; Schwarzburg, K.; Unold, T.; Abou-Ras, D.: Effect of Post-deposition Annealing on the Luminescence of Mixed-phase CsPb2Br5/CsPbBr3 Thin Films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2020), p. 19514-19521
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c06955


Coles, S.W.; Park, C.; Nikam, R.; Kanduc, M.; Dzubiella, J.; Rotenberg, B.: Correlation Length in Concentrated Electrolytes: Insights from All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124 (2020), p. 1778-1786
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b10542
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De Rosa, S.; Branchini, P.; Yivlialin, R.; Duò, L.; Bussetti, G.; Tortora, L.: Disclosing the Graphite Surface Chemistry in Acid Solutions for Anion Intercalation. ACS Applied Nano Materials 3 (2020), p. 691-698
doi: 10.1021/acsanm.9b02220


Ennaceri, H.; Fischer, K.; Hanus, K.; Chemseddine, A.; Prager, A.; Griebel, J.; Kühnert, M.; Schulze, A.; Abel, B.: Effect of morphology on the photoelectrochemical activity of TiO2 self-organized nanotube arrays. Catalysts 10 (2020), p. 279/1-15
doi: 10.3390/catal10030279
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Favaro, M.: Stochastic Analysis of Electron Transfer and Mass Transport in Confined Solid/Liquid Interfaces. Surfaces 3 (2020), p. 392-407
doi: 10.3390/surfaces3030029
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Fengler, S.; Kriegel, H.; Schieda, M.; Gutzmann, H.; Klassen, T.; Wollgarten, M.; Dittrich, T.: Charge Transfer in c-Si(n++)/TiO2(ALD) at the Amorphous/Anatase Transition: A Transient Surface Photovoltage Spectroscopy Study. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (2020), p. 3140-3149
doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b17592


Geiger, J.; Sprik, M.; May, M.M.: Band positions of anatase (001) and (101) surfaces in contact with water from density functional theory. The Journal of Chemical Physics 152 (2020), p. 194706/1-6
doi: 10.1063/5.0004779
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Gericke, Eicke; Melskens, J.; Wendt, R.; Wollgarten, M.; Hoell, A.; Lips, K.: Quantification of Nanoscale Density Fluctuations in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon. Physical Review Letters 125 (2020), p. 185501/1-6
doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.185501
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Gittinger, M.; Höflich, K.; Smirnov, V.; Kollmann, H.; Lienau, C.; Silies, M.: Strongly coupled, high-quality plasmonic dimer antennas fabricated using a sketch-and-peel technique. Nanophotonics 9 (2020), p. 401–412
doi: 10.1515/nanoph-2019-0379
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Gottesman, R.; Song, A.; Levine, I.; Krause, M.; Islam, A.T.M.N.; Abou-Ras, D.; Dittrich, T.; van de Krol, R.; Chemseddine, A.: Pure CuBi2O4 Photoelectrodes with Increased Stability by Rapid Thermal Processing of Bi2O3/CuO Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition. Advanced Functional Materials 30 (2020), p. 1910832/1-13
doi: 10.1002/adfm.201910832
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Hirst, J.; Müller, S.; Peeters, D.; Sadlo, A.; Mai, L.; Reyes, O.; Friedrich, D.; Mitoraj, D.; Devi, A.; Beranek, R.; Eichberger, R.: Comparative Study of Photocarrier Dynamics in CVD-deposited CuWO4, CuO, and WO3 Thin Films for Photoelectrocatalysis. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 234 (2020), p. 699-717
doi: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1485


Irani, R.; Ahmet, I.Y.; Jang, J.-W.; Berglund, S.P.; Plate, P.; Hoehn, C.; Boettger, R.; Schmitt, S.W.; Dubourdieu, C.; Lardhi, S.; Cavallo, L.; Harb, M.; Bogdanoff, P.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F.F.: Nature of Nitrogen Incorporation in BiVO4 Photoanodes through Chemical and Physical Methods. Solar RRL 4 (2020), p. 1900290/1-11
doi: 10.1002/solr.201900290
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Irani, R.; Plate, P.; Hoehn, C.; Bogdanoff, P.; Wollgarten, M.; Hoeflich, K.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F.F.: The role of ultra-thin MnOx co-catalysts on the photoelectrochemical properties of BiVO4 photoanodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8 (2020), p. 5508-5516
doi: 10.1039/d0ta00939c
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Irani, Rowshanak: Model Systems for Understanding Charge Transfer at Semiconductor/Catalyst Interfaces = Modellsysteme zum Verständnis des Ladungstransfers an Halbleiter-Katalysator-Grenzflächen. , 2020
TU Berlin
https://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/10737
https://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/bitstream/11303/10737/5/irani_rowshanak.pdf
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Kamimura, J.; Budde, M.; Bogdanoff, P.; Tschammer, C.; Abdi, F.F.; van de Krol, R.; Bierwagen, O.; Riechert, H.; Geelhaar, L.: Protection Mechanism against Photocorrosion of GaN Photoanodes Provided by NiO Thin Layers. Solar RRL 4 (2020), p. 2000568/1-5
doi: 10.1002/solr.202000568
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Kay, A.; Fiegenbaum-Raz, M.; Müller, S.; Eichberger, R.; Dotan, H.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F.F.; Rothschild, A.; Friedrich, D.; Grave, D.A.: Effect of Doping and Excitation Wavelength on Charge Carrier Dynamics in Hematite by Time-Resolved Microwave and Terahertz Photoconductivity. Advanced Functional Materials 30 (2020), p. 1901590/1-10
doi: 10.1002/adfm.201901590


Koelbach, M.; Harbauer, K.; Ellmer, K.; van de Krol, R.: Elucidating the Pulsed Laser Deposition Process of BiVO4 Photoelectrodes for Solar Water Splitting. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2020), p. 4438-4447
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11265
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Kovalchuk, S.; Harats, M.; López-Polín, G.; Kirchhof, J.N.; Höflich, K.; Bolotin, K.: Neutral and charged excitons interplay in non-uniformly strain-engineered WS2. 2D Materials 7 (2020), p. 035024/1-7
doi: 10.1088/2053-1583/ab8caa
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Kumari, S.; Khare, C.; Xi, F.; Nowak, M.; Sliozberg, K.; Gutkowski, R.; Bassi, P.; Fiechter, S.; Schuhmann, W.; Ludwig, A.: Combinatorial Search for New Solar Water Splitting Photoanode Materials in the Thin-Film System Fe-Ti-W-O. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 234 (2020), p. 867–885
doi: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1462


Kölbach, M.; Hempel, H.; Harbauer, K.; Schleuning, M.; Petsiuk, A.; Höflich, K.; Deinhart, V.; Friedrich, D.; Eichberger, R.; Abdi, F.F.; van de Krol, R.: Grain Boundaries Limit the Charge Carrier Transport in Pulsed Laser Deposited α-SnWO4 Thin Film Photoabsorbers. ACS Applied Energy Materials 3 (2020), p. 4320-4330
doi: 10.1021/acsaem.0c00028
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Lamers, M.; Sahre, M.; Müller, M.J.; Abou-Ras, D.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F.F.: Influence of post-deposition annealing on the photoelectrochemical performance of CuBi2O4 thin films. APL Materials 8 (2020), p. 061101/1-6
doi: 10.1063/5.0003005
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Manzoni, A.M.; Haas, S.; Kropf, H.; Duarte, J.; Cakir, C.T.; Dubois, F.; Többens, D.; Glatzel, U.: Temperature evolution of lattice misfit in Hf and Mo variations of the Al10Co25Cr8Fe15Ni36Ti6 compositionally complex alloy. Scripta Materialia 188 (2020), p. 74-79
doi: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2020.07.013


Melder, J.; Bogdanoff, P.; Zaharieva, I.; Fiechter, S.; Dau, H.; Kurz, P.: Water-Oxidation Electrocatalysis by Manganese Oxides: Syntheses, Electrode Preparations, Electrolytes and Two Fundamental Questions. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 234 (2020), p. 925-978
doi: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1491
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Nguyen, T.H.; Zhang, M.; Septina, W.; Ahmed, M.G.; Tay, Y.F.; Abdi, F.F.; Wong, L.H.: High Throughput Discovery of Effective Metal Doping in FeVO4 for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. Solar RRL 4 (2020), p. 2000437/1-8
doi: 10.1002/solr.202000437


Niederhausen, J.; MacQueen, R.W.; Özkol, E.; Gersmann, C.; Futscher, M.H.; Liebhaber, M.; Friedrich, D.; Borgwardt, M.; Mazzio, K.A.; Amsalem, P.; Nguyen, M.H.; Daiber, B.; Mews, M.; Rappich, J.; Ruske, F.; Eichberger, R.; Ehrler, B.; Lips, K.: Energy-level Alignment Tuning at Tetracene/c-Si Interfaces. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (2020), p. 27867–27881
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08104
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Obata, K.; van de Krol, R.; Schwarze, M.; Schomäcker, R.; Abdi, F.F.: In-situ Observation of pH Change during Water Splitting in Neutral pH Conditions. Energy & Environmental Science 13 (2020), p. 5104-5116
doi: 10.1039/D0EE01760D
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Regue, M.; Ahmet, I.Y.; Bassi, P.S.; Johnson, A.L.; Fiechter, S.; van de Krol, R.; Abdi, F.F.; Eslava, S.: Zn-Doped Fe2TiO5 Pseudobrookite-Based Photoanodes Grown by Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition. ACS Applied Energy Materials 3 (2020), p. 12066–12077
doi: 10.1021/acsaem.0c02190
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Renfrew, S.E.; Starr, D.E.; Strasser, P.: Electrochemical Approaches toward CO2 Capture and Concentration. ACS Catalysis 10 (2020), p. 13058-13074
doi: 10.1021/acscatal.0c03639
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Schmitt, S.; Schwarzburg, K.; Sarau, G.; Christiansen, S.; Wiesner, S.; Dubourdieu, C.: All-silicon polarized light source based on electrically excited whispering gallery modes in inversely tapered photonic resonators. APL Materials 8 (2020), p. 061110/1-8
doi: 10.1063/5.0007759
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Sinha, R.; Friedrich, D.; Zafeiropoulos, G.; Zoethout, E.; Parente, M.; van de Sanden, M. C. M.; Bieberle-Hutter, A.: Charge carrier dynamics and photocatalytic activity of {111} and {100} faceted Ag3PO4 particles. The Journal of Chemical Physics 152 (2020), p. 244710
doi: 10.1063/5.0006865
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Smaali, A.; Abdelli-Messaci, S.; Lafane, S.; Mavlonov, A.; Lenzner, J.; Richter, S.; Kechouane, M.; Nemraoui, O.; Ellmer, K.: Pulsed laser deposited transparent and conductive V-doped ZnO thin films. Thin Solid Films 700 (2020), p. 137892/1-8
doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2020.137892


Song, A.; Berglund, S.P.; Chemseddine, A.; Friedrich, D.; Abdi, F.F.; van de Krol, R.: Elucidating the optical, electronic, and photoelectrochemical properties of p-type copper vanadate (p-Cu5V2O10) photocathodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8 (2020), p. 12538-12547
doi: 10.1039/d0ta04250a
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Song, A.; Bogdanoff, P.; Esau, A.; Ahmet, I.Y.; Levine, I.; Dittrich, T.; Unold, T.; van de Krol, R.; Berglund, S.P.: Assessment of a W:BiVO4-CuBi2O4 Tandem Photoelectrochemical Cell for Overall Solar Water Splitting. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (2020), p. 13959-13970
doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c00696
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Song, A.; Chemseddine, A.; Ahmet, I.Y.; Bogdanoff, P.; Friedrich, D.; Abdi, F.F.; Berglund, S.P.; van de Krol, R.: Evaluation of Copper Vanadate β-Cu2V2O7) as a Photoanode Material for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation. Chemistry of Materials 32 (2020), p. 2408-2419
doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04909
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Song, A.; Levine, I.; van de Krol, R.; Dittrich, T.; Berglund, S.P.: Revealing the relationship between photoelectrochemical performance and interface hole trapping in CuBi2O4 heterojunction photoelectrodes. Chemical Science 11 (2020), p. 11195-11204
doi: 10.1039/d0sc03030a
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Stellmach, D.; Xi, F.; Bloeck, U.; Bogdanoff, P.; Fiechter, S.: Catalytic Behavior of Molybdenum Sulfide for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction as a Function of Crystallinity and Particle Size Using Carbon Multiwall Nanotubes as Substrates. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 234 (2020), p. 1021-1043
doi: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1490
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Tampieri, F.; Tommasini, M.; Agnoli, S.; Favaro, M.; Barbon, A.: N-Doped Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles Studied by EPR. Applied Magnetic Resonance 51 (2020), p. 1481-1495
doi: 10.1007/s00723-020-01276-0
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Tolod, K.R.; Saboo, T.; Hernández, S.; Guzmán, H.; Castellino, M.; Irani, R.; Bogdanoff, P.; Abdi, F.F.; Quadrelli, E.A.; Russo, N.: Insights on the surface chemistry of BiVO4 photoelectrodes and the role of Al overlayers on its water oxidation activity. Applied Catalysis A - General 605 (2020), p. 117796/1-9
doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2020.117796


Zhang, S.; Ahmet, I.Y.; Kim, S.H.; Kasian, O.; Mingers, A.M.; Schnell, P.; Kölbach, M.; Lim, Y.; Fischer, A.; Mayrhofer, K.J.J.; Cherevko, S.; Gault, B.; van de Krol, R.; Scheu, C.: Different Photostability of BiVO4 in Near-pH-Neutral Electrolytes. ACS Applied Energy Materials 3 (2020), p. 9523-9527
doi: 10.1021/acsaem.0c01904
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van de Krol, R.: A Faster Path to Solar Water Splitting. Matter 3 (2020), p. 1389-1391
doi: 10.1016/j.matt.2020.10.017
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