Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Materialien

NEWSLINE

Sept. 25, 2020 A new paper appeared by Shanshan Yin et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in Advanced Materials Interfaces: "Key Factor Study for Amphiphilic Block Copolymer-Templated Mesoporous SnO2 Thin Film Synthesis: Influence of Solvent and Catalyst"
Sept. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Pan Gu et al. in cooperation with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering: "Controlled Hydration, Transition, and Drug Release Realized by Adjusting Layer Thickness in Alginate-Ca2+/poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Interpenetrating Polymeric Network Hydrogels on Cotton Fabrics"
Sept. 14, 2020 A new paper appeared by Wei Chen et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, University of Birmingham, UK, and University of Macau in Nano Energy: "Spray-deposited PbS colloidal quantum dot solid for near-infrared photodetectors"
Sept. 14, 2020 A new paper appeared by Kerstin S. Wienhold et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Following In Situ the Evolution of Morphology and Optical Properties during Printing of Thin Films for Application in Non-Fullerene Acceptor Based Organic Solar Cells"
Sept. 14, 2020 A new paper appeared by Dominik Schwaiger et al. in ACS Applied Polymer Materials: "Investigation of Molecular Dynamics of a PTB7:PCBM Polymer Blend with Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering"
Sept. 14, 2020 A new paper appeared by Dan Yang et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Small Methods: "In Situ Studies of Solvent Additive Effects on the Morphology Development during Printing of Bulk Heterojunction Films for Organic Solar Cells"
Sept. 7, 2020 A new paper appeared by Kerstin Wienhold et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg and KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden in Solar RRL: "Following in Operando the Structure Evolution-Induced Degradation in Printed Organic Solar Cells with Nonfullerene Small Molecule Acceptor"
Aug. 29, 2020 A new paper appeared by Chia-Hsin Ko et al. in cooperation with Universität Potsdam in Macromolecules: "Temperature-dependent phase vehavior of the thermoresponsive polymer poly(N‑isopropylmethacrylamide) in an aqueous solution"
Aug 20, 2020 A new paper appeared by Dan Yang et al. in cooperation with University of Alberta, Canada, and Elettra—Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A., Italy, in Advanced Science: "In Operando GISAXS and GIWAXS Stability Study of Organic Solar Cells Based on PffBT4T-2OD:PC71BM with and without Solvent Additive"
Aug. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Neng Hu et al. in cooperation with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, Northwestern
Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, and Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China, in Advanced Polymer Materials: "Enhanced Adsorption of Methylene Blue Triggered by the Phase Transition of Thermoresponsive Polymers in Hybrid Interpenetrating Polymer Network Hydrogels"
Aug. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Volker Körstgens et al. in Applied Polymer Materials: "Tack Properties of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive-Coated Fiber Assemblies"
Aug. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Suzhe Liang et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, University of Oxford, UK, and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in Small Methods: "A Chronicle Review of Nonsilicon (Sn, Sb, Ge)-Based Lithium/Sodium-Ion Battery Alloying Anodes"
Aug. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Baojun Lin et al. in cooperation with Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Donghua University, Shanghai, China, DESY Hamburg, KTH Stockholm, Sweden, and NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, USA, in Energy and Environmental Science: "Balancing the pre-aggregation and crystallization kinetics enables high efficiency slot-die coated organic solar cells with reduced non-radiative recombination losses"
Aug. 14, 2020

A new paper appeared by Lennart Reb et al. in cooperation with DLR Köln in Joule: "Perovskite and Organic Solar Cells on a Rocket Flight"
Read more in TUM Press Release of Aug 13, 2020

Aug. 3, 2020 We are very pleased to welcome two new PhD students at our chair, Julija Reitenbach and Christopher Reck Everett.
July 31, 2020 Julian Heger is awarded the prize for best talk at the 10th MSE Colloquium with his virtual talk on "In-Operando Stability Investigation of Biotemplated Photoactive Layers for Solar Cells"
July 31, 2020 A new paper appeared by Florian Jung et al. in cooperation with Roskilde University, Denmark, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, and University of Patras, Greece, in Macromolecules: "Charge-Dependent Microphase Separation in Thin Films from a Multiresponsive Pentablock Quaterpolymer: A GISAXS Investigation"
July 28, 2020 PhD Defense of Dan Yang on "Investigating the effects of solvent additives on the stability of organic solar cells".
July 28, 2020 Master Defense of Daniel Steger on "Influence of solvents on the active layer based on non-fullerene acceptors"
July 20, 2020 A new paper appeared by Friederike Adams et al. in cooperation with TUM Department.of Chemistry in Polymer Chemistry: "(Co)polymerization of (−)-menthide and β-butyrolactone with yttrium-bis(phenolates): tuning material properties of sustainable polyesters"
July 13, 2020 A new paper appeared by Regina M. Kluge et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China, and KTH Stockholm,  with a cover picture in Advanced Functional Materials: "Doping Dependent In-Plane and Cross-Plane Thermoelectric Performance of Thin n-Type Polymer P(NDI2OD-T2) Films"
July 8, 2020 A new paper appeared by Renjun Guo et al. in cooperation with University of Munich (LMU) in Journal of Physics: Energy: "Tailoring the orientation of perovskite crystals via adding two-dimensional polymorphs for perovskite solar cells"
July 8, 2020 A new paper appeared by Kerstin S. Wienhold et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg and KTH Stockholm, Sweden in Solar RRL: "In Situ Printing: Insights into the Morphology Formation and Optical Property Evolution of Slot-Die-Coated Active Layers Containing Low Bandgap Polymer Donor and Nonfullerene Small Molecule Acceptor"
June 26, 2020 A new paper appeared by Lin Song et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an, China, and DESY Hamburg, in ACS Appl. Nano Mater.: "In Situ Study of Sputtering Nanometer-Thick Gold Films onto 100-nm-Thick Spiro-OMeTAD Films: Implications for Perovskite Solar Cells"
June 25, 2020 Master Colloquium of Linus Huber titled "Effect of temperature on the morphology and device performance of printed nonfullerene acceptor based organic solar cells"
June 23, 2020 A new paper appeared by Fan Fang et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, Shenzhen Planck Innovation Technology Co., Ltd., China, and Southeast University Nanjing, China, in Advanced Optical Materials: "Atomic Layer Deposition Assisted Encapsulation of Quantum Dot Luminescent Microspheres toward Display Applications"
June 23, 2020 Master Colloquium of Georg Glänzer titled "Interfaces between polymer electrolyte, electrodes and metal current collectors of thin film Lithium-Ion batteries"
June 18, 2020
A new paper appeared by Florian Jung et al. in cooperation with Roskilde University, Denmark, and Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, in Macromolecular Rapid Communications: "Solvent Vapor Annealing of a Diblock Copolymer Thin Film with a Nonselective and a Selective Solvent: Importance of Pathway for the Morphological Changes"
June 16, 2020 A new paper appeared by Xiaoyan Wang et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang, China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, University of Oxford, UK, The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, and Tianjin Polytechnic University, China, in Energy Technology: "Capacity Nanoparticles and Mesoporous Structures for High-Performance TiO2/SnO2/Sn/Carbon Nanohybrid Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes"
June 16, 2020 A new paper appeared by Yong Xia et al in cooperation with Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Hubei, China, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China,  Shenzhen University, China, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, Wuhan Institute of Technology, China, Hubei University of Arts and Science, Xiangyang, China,  Tsinghua University in Shenzhen, China, and Clemson University, USA, in Advanced Functional Materials: "Facet Control for Trap-State Suppression in Colloidal Quantum Dot Solids"
June 10, 2020 A new paper appeared by Xiaobing Tang et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, and Shenzhen Planck Innovation Technology Co., Ltd., China, in Advanced Science News: "In Situ Growth of All-Inorganic Perovskite Single Crystal Arrays on Electron Transport Layer"
June 9, 2020 A new paper appeared by Qi Zhong et al. in cooperation with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, and Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China, in Langmuir: "Impact of Thermal History on the Kinetic Response of Thermoresponsive Poly(diethylene glycol monomethyl ether methacrylate)-block-poly(poly(ethylene glycol)methyl ether methacrylate) Thin Films Investigated by In Situ Neutron Reflectivity"
May 28, 2020 A new paper appeared by Bart-Jan Niebuur et al. in cooperation with ILL France, University of Central Florida in Macromolecules: "Pressure Dependence of the Cononsolvency Effect in Aqueous Poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Solutions: A SANS Study"
May 28, 2020 A new paper appeared by Jia-Jhen Kang et al in cooperation with JCNS at MLZ, TUM Laboratory for Biomolecular Design, University of Science and Technology of China, and National Hellenic Research Foundation in Macromolecules: "Thermoresponsive Molecular Brushes with Propylene Oxide/ Ethylene Oxide Copolymer Side Chains in Aqueous Solution"
May 11, 2020 A warm welcome to the new Bachelor students in our group: Sebastian Coen, Lewin Deville, Michael Kopp, Ahmed Krifa, Christoph Lindenmeir, Andreas Lukas, Andreas Meyer, Michael Mühlbacher, Lorenz Plank, and Andreas Wirler
May 5, 2020 A new paper appeared by Wei Chen et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China, DESY, Hamburg, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in Nanoscale Horizons: "Colloidal PbS quantum dot stacking kinetics during deposition via printing"
May 5, 2020 A new paper appeared by Erik Bergendal et al. in cooperation with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, ILL Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, University of Manchester, UK, and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in  Nanoscale Horizons: "3D texturing of the air–water interface by biomimetic self-assembly"
Apr. 28, 2020 A new paper appeared by Lucas P. Kreuzer et al. in cooperation with University of Potsdam in Macromolecules: "Phase Transition Kinetics of Doubly Thermoresponsive Poly(sulfobetaine)-Based Diblock Copolymer Thin Films"
Apr. 6, 2020 A new paper appeared by Bin Li et al. in cooperation with Shanghai University of Engineering Science and Donghua University, Shanghai, in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science: "Solution-processed p-type nanocrystalline CoO films for inverted mixed perovskite solar cells"
Mar. 30, 2020 A new paper appeared by Dan Yang et al. in cooperation with Elettra−Sincrotrone Trieste in ACS Appl. Energy Mater. : "Tailoring Morphology Compatibility and Device Stability by Adding PBDTTPD-COOH as Third Component to Fullerene-Based PolymerSolar Cells"
Mar. 27, 2020 A  new paper appeared by Kerstin S. Wienhold et al. in Applied Physics Letters: "Organic solar cells probed with advanced neutron scattering techniques"
Mar. 16, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group member Pauline Chotard, a Master student
Mar. 11, 2020 A new paper appeared by Shanshan Yin et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, and Chinese Academy of Sciences in Small Methods: "Key Factors for Template-Oriented Porous Titania Synthesis: Solvents and Catalysts"
Mar. 6, 2020 A new paper appeared by Neelima Paul et al. in cooperation with TUM Lehrstuhl für Neutronenstreuung and Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, in Scientific Reports: "Surface distortion of Fe dotdecorated TiO2 nanotubular templates using time-of-flight grazing incidence small angle scattering"
Mar. 5, 2020 A new paper appeared by Joakim Engström in cooperation with KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm and DESY Hamburg in Advanced Functional Materials: "Core–Shell Nanoparticle Interface and Wetting Properties"
Mar. 2, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group member Gintare Budryte, a MaMaSelf student
Mar. 2, 2020 A new paper appeared by Raphael S. Märkl in cooperation with University of Alberty, Canada, in IUCr Journals: "Comparing the backfilling of mesoporous titania thin films with hole conductors of different sizes sharing the same mass density"
Mar. 2, 2020 A new paper appeared by Hezhen Xie et al. in cooperation with University of Alberty, Canada, in Applied Energy Materials: "Adhesion and Surface Layers on Silicon Anodes Suppress Formation of c‑Li3.75Si and Solid-Electrolyte Interphase"
Feb. 25, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group member Bahar Yazdanshenas, a Master student in Christine's group
Feb. 18, 2020 Talk of Wei Cao on "Magnetic nanoparticles in high molecular weight diblock copolymer films" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter"
Feb. 17, 2020 A new paper appeared by Larisa Janisova et al. in cooperation with Czech Academy of Sciences, DESY Hamburg, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Charles University, Prague, and Harvard University in Pharmaceutics: "Molecular Mechanisms of the Interactions of N‐(2‐Hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide Copolymers Designed for Cancer Therapy with Blood Plasma Proteins"
Feb. 13, 2020 A new paper appeared by Nian Li et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Shaanxi, China, in Nanoscale: "Nanoscale crystallization of a low band gap polymer in printed titania mesopores"
Feb. 12, 2020 A new paper appeared by Wei Cao et al. in cooperation with TU Darmstadt, DESY Hamburg, Saarland University in Applied Materials and Interfaces: "Self-Assembly of Large Magnetic Nanoparticles in Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Linear Diblock Copolymer Films"
Feb. 12, 2020 A new paper appeared by Katia Sparnacci et al. in cooperation with University Grenoble-Alpes, France, Universitá del Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”, Italy, Università di Salerno, Italy, and Yamagata University, Japan, in Applied Materials and Interfaces: "Effect of Trapped Solvent on the Interface between PS‑b‑PMMA Thin Films and P(S‑r‑MMA) Brush Layers"
Feb. 11, 2020 Master Defense of Lautaro Diaz Piola on "Morphology study of water-processed active layers for hybrid photovoltaic applications”
Feb. 11, 2020 Talk of Renjun Guo on "Aging of perovskite solar cells" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Feb. 4, 2020 Talk of Simon Jakob Schaper on "Sputter deposition of metal layers for LIB applications" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan 29, 2020 A new paper appeared by Qi Zhong et al. in cooperation with ILL Grenoble and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China, in Langmuir"Thermoresponsive Diblock Copolymer Films with a Linear Shrinkage Behavior and Its Potential Application in Temperature Sensors"
Jan. 28, 2020 Talk of Nian Li on "Printed hybrid films for photovoltaic applications" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan. 23, 2020 Guest talk of Borislav Polovnikov (LMU München) on “Fluctuations and Criticality in Reaction-Diffusion Systems" and "Fabrication of BiSCCO Nanowires for Single-Photon Detection"
Jan. 21, 2020 Talk of Julian Eliah Heger on "Directional, hierarchical films via spray coating" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan. 16, 2020 Midterm Habilitation Evaluation Talk of Dr. Volker Körstgens in the Colloquium on Solid State Physics on "In situ morphology investigations of hybrid solar cells with grazing incidence X-ray scattering techniques", at 5 pm in Lecture Hall 3
Jan. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Aidin Lak et al. in cooperation with LMU Munich and University of Braunschweig in Applied Materials and Interfaces: "The Dissociation Rate of Acetylacetonate Ligands Governs the Size of Ferrimagnetic Zinc Ferrite Nanocubes"
Jan. 15, 2020 A new paper appeared by Franziska S. Löhrer et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg, University of Kiel, KTH Stockholm, and MLZ Garching in Applied Materials and Interfaces: "Following in Situ the Deposition of Gold Electrodes on Low Band Gap Polymer Films"
Jan. 14, 2020 Talk of Anna-Lena Oechsle on"Treatment of conducting polymer thin films to enhance their thermoelectric properties" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan. 13, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group member Oleg Shindelov, a Master student
Jan. 9, 2020 A new paper appeared by Florian A. Jung et al. in cooperation with JCNS, University of Cyprus, University of Patras in Macromolecules: "Structural Properties of Micelles Formed by Telechelic Pentablock Quaterpolymers with pH-Responsive Midblocks and Thermoresponsive End Blocks in Aqueous Solution"
Jan. 7/8, 2020 Welcoming our guests from DESY Hamburg: Prof. Stephan V. Roth, Andrei Chumakov, and Marc Gensch
Jan. 7, 2020 Talk of Marc Gensch on "Templating of metal growth via diblock polymers" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Dec. 18, 2020 Group X-Mas Party with Bavarian Curling and dinner at "Königlicher Hirschgarten München"
Dec. 13, 2019 Gladly hosting our cooperation partners in the FlexiProb project from Technical University of Berlin, University of Bielefeld, Technical University of Darmstadt, and European Spallation Source Sweden (ESS)
Dec. 12, 2019 Welcoming our guest Prof. Dr. Wanli Ma from Soochow University, China
Dec. 10/11 MLZ User Meeting
Dec. 4, 2019 A new paper appeared by Wei Cao et al. in cooperation with TU Darmstadt, Saarland University, Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A., MLZ Garching, in Scientific Reports: "Self-Assembly in ultrahigh molecular weight sphere-forming diblock copolymer thin films under strong confinement"
Dec. 3, 2019

Talk of Dominik Schwaiger on "Dynamics in polymer-fullerene blends for photovoltaic applications" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”

Dec. 2, 2019

A warm welcome to our new group member Julija Reitenbach, a Master student

Dec. 1 - 6

MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, USA: Peter participating

Nov. 26, 2019

Talk of Chia-Hsin Ko on “Novel thermoresponsive block copolymers” in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”

Nov. 25

A new paper appeared by Kerstin S. Wienhold et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg, KTH Stockholm, and Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Zentrum in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Effect of Solvent Additives on the Morphology and Device Performance of Printed Nonfullerene Acceptor Based Organic Solar Cells" published

Nov. 20 - 22

GISAXS 2019 at DESY Hamburg: Christine, Peter, Sana, Simon, Florian, Manuel, Renjun, Tianxiao participating

Nov. 19, 2019

Talk of Dominik Petz on “Fading of lithium-ion batteries: combined investigation by neutron diffraction and electrochemistry” in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of condensed Matter”

Nov. 13 - 23

Beamtime at DESY Hamburg: Manuel, Renjun, Sana, Tianxiao investigating perovskite solar cells to track structural changes

Nov. 12, 2019 A new paper appeared by Tobias Widmann et al. in cooperation with MLZ Garching, University of Bielefeld, University of Darmstadt in Langmuir: "Hydration and Solvent Exchange Induced Swelling and Deswelling of Homogeneous Poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Microgel Thin Films"

Nov. 12, 2019

Talk of Jia-Jhen Kang on “Molecolar bottle brushes” in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of condensed Matter”

Nov. 10 - 16

ATUMS Annual Meeting in Canmore, Canada: Peter, Christian, Dan participating

Nov. 8, 2019

Graduation Ceremony at Physics Department. In our group Kun Wang, Nitin Saxana, Nuri Hohn, Lorenz Biessmann, Senlin Xia, and Bart-Jan Niebuur finished their PhD in 2019

Nov. 5, 2019

A warm welcome to our guest Prof. Stephan Roth from DESY/KTH Stockholm

Oct. 31, 2019

A new paper appeared by Martin Hruby et al., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with our Soft Matter Physics Group: “Crosstalk between responsivities to various stimuli in multiresponsive polymers: change in polymer chain and external environment polarity as the key factor

Oct. 25, 2019

A new paper appeared by Klara Stallhofer et al. in cooperation with Physik-Department, Lehrstuhl für Laser- und Röntgenphysik: „Dynamics of Short-Lived Polaron Pairs and Polarons in Polythiophene Derivatives Observed via Infrared-Activated Vibrations”

Oct. 16, 2019

PhD Defense of Bart-Jan Niebuur on “Thermoresponsive polymers under high pressure”. Congratulations!

Sept. 23 - 25, 2019

Dr. Geethu P. Meledam was awarded a poster prize at the “Kolloid-Tagung 2019 Complex Fluids", for her poster "Pressure Dependent Structural Evolution of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Mesoglobules above Cloud Point". Congratulations!