Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Materialien

NEWSLINE

June 11, 2021 A new collaborative paper appeared by Shih-Ho Lin et al. in cooperation with National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, and National Synchrotron Radiation Research
Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in Chemistry of Materials: "InjectablePhenolic-Chitosan Self-Healing Hydrogel with Hierarchical Micelle Architectures and Fast Adhesiveness"
June 9, 2021 A new collaborative paper appeared by Neng Hu in cooperation with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, and ILL Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, in Langmuir: "Hydration and Thermal Response Kinetics of a Cross-Linked Thermoresponsive Copolymer Film on a Hydrophobic PAN Substrate Coating Probed by In Situ Neutron Reflectivity"
June 8, 2021 A warm welcome to our new group member, Tobias Hölderle, a PhD student.
June 7, 2021 A new paper has appeared by Florian Jung et al. in cooperation with Roskilde University, Denmark, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Hamburg, Graz University of Technology, Austria, and Patras University, Greece, in Advanced Functional Materials: "Highly Tunable Nanostructures in a Doubly pH-Responsive Pentablock Terpolymer in Solution and in Thin Films"
May 25, 2021 A new collaborative paper appeared by Z.Qian et al. in cooperation with Nanjing Tech University, China, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, and Northwestern Polytechnical University,  Xi’a, China, nin Advanced Materials Interfaces: "Manipulating SnO2 Growth for Efficient Electron Transport in Perovskite Solar Cells"
May 25, 2021 A new collaborative paper appeared by A. R. Osi et al. in cooperation with University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, Chinese
Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Three-Dimensional-Printable Thermo/Photo-Cross-Linked Methacrylated Chitosan−Gelatin Hydrogel Composites for Tissue Engineering"
May 18, 2021 A new collaborative paper appeared by Magdalena Bäumler et al. in cooperation with TUM Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, and TUM Experimental Astro-Particle Physics Group in RSC Advances: "Characterization of an active ingredient made of nanoscale iron(oxyhydr)oxide for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia"
May 17, 2021 A new paper appeared by Bart-Jan Niebuur et al. in cooperation with JCNS at MLZ Garching in Macromolecules: "Pressure Dependence of Water Dynamics in Concentrated Aqueous Poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Solutions with a Methanol Cosolvent"
May 17, 2021 A warm welcome to our guest student from Greece, Fotoula Kounelaki.
May 17, 2021 A new cooperative paper appeared by Sebastian Jaksch et al. in cooperation with JCNS at MLZ Garching, JCNS at Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), Oak Ridge, USA, and JCNS at Jülich, Germany, in Frontiers in Physics: "Influence of NaCl on the Structure and Dynamics of Phospholipid Layers"
May 4, 2021 A new cooperative paper appeared by Marcella Günther (LMU München) et al. in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Increasing Photostability of Inverted Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells by Using Fullerene Derivative Additives"
May 3, 2021 A warm welcome to our new group member, Alexander Weinzierl, a Master student.
May 3, 2021 A new paper appeared by Andreas Josef Schmid et al. in cooperation with University of Bielefeld, JCNS at MLZ Garching, ESS Lund, Sweden, and University of Darmstadt in Applied Sciences: "Flexible Sample Environments for the Investigation of Soft Matter at the European Spallation Source: Part I—The In Situ SANS/DLS Setup"
May 3, 2021 A new paper appeared by Tobias Widmann et al. in cooperation with TU Darmstadt, University of Bielefeld JCNS at MLZ Garching, and ESS Lund, Sweden in Applied Sciences: "Flexible Sample Environment for the Investigation of Soft Matter at the European Spallation Source: Part II—The GISANS Setup"
April 29, 2021 A new paper appeared by Samah Akel et al. in cooperation with The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan, and University of Konstanz in Colloids and Surfaces A: "Photovoltaic cells based on ternary P3HT:PCBM: Ruthenium(II) complex bearing 8-(diphenylphosphino)quinoline active layer"
April 27, 2021 A new paper appeared by Marc Gensch et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and Christian Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, in ACS Applied Nano Materials: "Selective Silver Nanocluster Metallization on Conjugated Diblock Copolymer Templates for Sensing and Photovoltaic Applications"
April 20, 2021 A new paper appeared by Christina Geiger et al. in cooperation with ILL Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, and University of Potsdam in Macromolecules: "PMMA‑b‑PNIPAM Thin Films Display Cononsolvency-Driven Response in Mixed Water/Methanol Vapors"
April 19, 2021 A new paper appeared by Lei Tao et al. in cooperation with Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China, in Journal of Energy Chemistry: "Stability of mixed-halide wide bandgap perovskite solar cells: Strategies and progress"
April 19, 2021 A new paper appeared by Sebastian Jaksch et al. in cooperation with JCNS Garching, Université Paris-Saclay, France, and JCNS Jülich in Applied Sciences: "Technical Specification of the Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument SKADI at the European Spallation Source"
April 15, 2021 A warm welcome to four new Master students: Marta Di Girolamo, Carolina Gutierrez, Morgan Le Du, and Simon Wegener.
April 8, 2021 A new paper appeared by Suzhe Liang et al. in cooperation with China Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, University of Oxford, UK, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjinin, China, The University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China, Nanoscale Advances: "Impact of CO2 activation on the structure, composition, and performance of Sb/C nanohybrid lithium/sodium-ion battery anodes"
March 31, 2021 We are pleased to welcome the following new Bachelor students at our chair who either have started or will start within the next few weeks:
Lukas Dörringer, Jonas Fabian Keil, Lukas Kohlmaier, Johannes Kowalewics, Herman Muzychko, Raphael Prandtl, Dominic Rapf, Samuel Reiser, Lukas Schrödinger, Bianca Seyschab, Christoph Spies, Sophia Werny
March 29, 2021 A warm welcome to our new Master student, Andrea Vitaloni.
March 25, 2021 A new paper appeaared by Jianzhen Ban et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, University of Science andTechnology of China, Suzhouin, China, and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing: "Super-Small TiO2 Nanoparticles Homogeneously Embedded in Mesoporous Carbon Matrix Based on Dental Methacrylates and KOH Activation"
March 23, 2021 A new paper appeared by Min Fang et al. in cooperation with Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, and, University of Macau, China,  in Journal of Energy Chemistry: "Residual solvent extraction via chemical displacement for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells"
March 18, 2021 A new paper appeared by Yujia Huang et al. in cooperation with Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China, in Advanced Optical Materials: "Single-Layered Reflective Metasurface Achieving Simultaneous Spin-Selective Perfect Absorption and Efficient Wavefront Manipulation"
March 17, 2021 A new paper appeared by Lulu Sun et al. in cooperation with Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA,  ShanghaiTech University, China, in Advanced Functional Materials: "Efficient Electrical Doping of Organic Semiconductors Via an Orthogonal Liquid-Liquid Contact"
March 16, 2021 A warm welcome to our new PhD student Linus Huber
March 15, 2021 PhD Defense of Kerstin Sabrina Wienhold on "Printed organic solar cells"
March 12, 2021 A new paper appeared by Margarita A. Dyakonova in cooperation with University of Patras, Greece, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Garching, and ILL Grenoble, France,  in Colloid and Polymer Science: "Effect of cosolvent on the rheological properties and self-assembled structures from telechelic polyampholytes"
March 12, 2021 A new paper appeared by Xuan Zhang et al. in cooperation with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, Zhejiang University, Hangzho, China, and ILL, Grenoble, France, in Soft Matter: "Abnormal fast dehydration and rehydration of light- and thermo-dual-responsive copolymer films triggered by UV radiation"
March 10, 2021 A new paper appeared by Xiaoyan Wang et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, University of Oxford, UK, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, The University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China, and Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, China in Nano Select: "SnO2/Sn/Carbon nanohybrid lithium-ion battery anode with high reversible capacity and excellent cyclic stability"
Mach 8, 2021 A warm welcome to two new PhD students: Kun Sun and Yuxin Liang
Feb. 15, 2021 A new paper appeared by Lucas P. Kreuzer et al. in cooperation with Universität Potsdam in Macromolecules: "Poly(sulfobetaine) versus Poly(N‑isopropylmethacrylamide): Co‑Nonsolvency-Type Behavior of Thin Films in a Water/Methanol Atmosphere"
Feb. 15, 2021 A new paper appeared by Maria Malvina Soledad Lencina in cooperation with University of Patras, Greece, ILL Grenoble, France, Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus, and University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, in Applied Polymer Materials"Effect of pH on the Dynamics and Structure of Thermoresponsive Telechelic Polyelectrolyte Networks: Impact on Hydrogel Injectability"
Feb. 12. 2021 A new paper appeared by M. Schwartzkopf et al. in cooperation with DESY Hamburg, Christian Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in Nanoscale Horizons: "Real-time insight into nanostructure evolution during the rapid formation of ultra-thin gold layers on polymers"
Feb. 10, 2021 We are pleased to welcome Feifei Zheng, a new Master student in Christine's group.
Feb. 5, 2021 A warm welcome to our new PhD student, Thien An Pham, with office at the MLZ.
Feb. 3, 2021 A new paper appeared by Chia-Hsin Ko in cooperation with Universität Potsdam and DESY Hamburg in Macromolecules: "Self-Assembled Micelles from Thermoresponsive Poly(methylmethacrylate)‑b‑poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Diblock Copolymers in Aqueous Solution"
Feb. 1, 2021 A warm welcome to our new PhD students in Christine's group, Bahar Yazdanshenas and Pablo Andres Alvarez Herrera.
Jan. 28, 2021 A new paper appeared by Qing Chen et al. in cooperation with University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, DESY Hamburg, KTH
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in ACS Applied Nano Materials: "Layer-by-Layer Spray-Coating of Cellulose Nanofibrils and Silver Nanoparticles for Hydrophilic Interfaces"
Jan. 22, 2021 A new paper appeared by Xin Song et al. in cooperation with Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), Chongqing, China, and Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces: "Synergistic Interplay between Asymmetric Backbone Conformation, Molecular Aggregation, and Charge-Carrier Dynamics in Fused-Ring Electron Acceptor-Based Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells"
Jan. 22, 2021 A new paper appeared by Erik Bergendal et al. in cooperation with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, University of Manchester, UK, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, and  RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in Nanoscale: "Tuneable interfacial surfactant aggregates mimic lyotropic phases and facilitate large scale nanopatterning"
Jan. 19, 2021 A new paper appeared by Regina Kluge et al. in Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research: "A Solution-Processable Polymer-Based Thin-Film Thermoelectric Generator"
Jan. 14, 2021 A new paper appeared by Wei Cao et al. in cooperation with TU Darmstadt, DESY Hamburg, Saarland University, Moscow State University, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces:: "Spray-Deposited Anisotropic Ferromagnetic Hybrid Polymer Films of PS‑b‑PMMA and Strontium Hexaferrite Magnetic Nanoplatelets"
Jan. 11, 2021 A new paper appeared by Yue Wang et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau, China, Nanjing Tech University, Jiangsu, China, and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, in Solar RRL: "Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells by Fluorinated Ionic Liquid–Induced Component Interaction"
Jan. 1, 2021 We are pleased to welcome two new PhD students: Fabian Apfelbeck and Huaying Zhong.
Dec. 30, 2020 A new paper appeared by Shambhavi. Pratap et al. in ACS Applied Nano Materials.: "Hierarchical Structures from Nanocrystalline Colloidal Precursors within Hybrid Perovskite Thin Films: Implications for Photovoltaics"
Dec. 30, 2020 A new paper appeared by Maximilian T. Sirtl et al. in cooperation with Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, University of Wuerzburg, and DESY Hamburg in ACS Applied Energy Materials: "Optoelectronic Properties of Cs2AgBiBr6 Thin Films: The Influence of Precursor Stoichiometry"
Dec. 23, 2020 A new paper appeared by Nian Li et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an, China, DESY Hamburg, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces: "In Situ Study of Order Formation in Mesoporous Titania Thin Films Templated by a Diblock Copolymer during Slot-Die Printing"
Dec. 14, 2020 Master Defense of Bahar Yazdanshenas on "Water dynamics in an aqueous solution of perdeuterated poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) across the demixing transition"
Dec. 11. 2020 A new paper appeared by Peizhao Liu in cooperation with University of Bordeaux, France, Kyoto University, Université de Lorraine, France, in Nano Letters: "Optically Active Perovskite CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals Helically Arranged on Inorganic Silica Nanohelices"
Dec. 11, 2020 A new paper appeared by Ming-Bang Wu et al. in cooperation with Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China, and Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in Nano Letters: Lysozyme Membranes Promoted by Hydrophobic Substrates for Ultrafast and Precise Organic Solvent Nanofiltration"
Dec. 8, 2020 We are pleased to welcome our new Master student, Ms. Kexun Luo
Dec. 4, 2020 A new paper appeared by Shan-Jin Yang et al. in cooperation with Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China,Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China, and Hangzhou Normal University, China, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Codeposition of Levodopa and Polyethyleneimine: Reaction Mechanism and Coating Construction"
Nov. 27, 2020 A new paper appeared by Yuqin Zou et al. in cooperation with University of Munich, Renmin University of China, Beijing, DESY Hamburg, and KTH Stockholm, Sweden, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Sodium Dodecylbenzene Sulfonate Interface Modification of Methylammonium Lead Iodide for Surface Passivation of Perovskite Solar Cells"
Nov. 27, 2020 A new paper appeared by Lin Lei et al. in cooperation with Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, and Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China in Journal of Materials Chemistry A: "Hydrogel-supported graphitic carbon nitride nanosheets loaded with Pt atoms as a novel selfwater-storage photocatalyst for H2 evolution"
Nov. 23, 2020 A new paper appeared by Franziska Löhrer et al. in cooperation with Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China, DESY Hamburg, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in Advanced Photonics Research: "Light‐Induced and Oxygen‐Mediated Degradation Processes in Photoactive Layers Based on PTB7‐Th"
Nov. 19, 2020 A new paper appeared by Xinyu Jiang et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China, DESY Hamburg, Munich University of Applied Sciences, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Journal of Materials Chemistry A: "Internal nanoscale architecture and charge carrier dynamics of wide bandgap non-fullerene bulk heterojunction active layers in organic solar cells"
Nov. 12, 2020 A warm welcome to our new Bachelor students Florian Maly and Mateo Flohr Reija.
Nov. 5, 2020 A new paper appeared by Tobias Widmann et al. in Review of Scientific Instruments: "3D printed spherical environmental chamber for neutron reflectometry and grazing-incidence small-angle neutron scattering experiments"
Nov. 2, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group members Lukas Spanier, a PhD student, and Pia Sapelza, a student assistant.
Oct. 29, 2020 Master Defense of Gintare Budryte on "Soft Robotics Based on Thermo-responsive Polymeric Thin Films"
Oct. 27, 2020 A new paper appeared by Qian Han et al. in cooperation with Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China, and Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in Angewandte Chemie International Edition: "Tuning Chain Relaxation from an Amorphous Biopolymer Film to Crystals by Removing Air/Water Interface Limitations"
Oct. 27, 2020 A new paper appeared by Lucas P. Kreuzer et al. in cooperation with University of Potsdam in Macromolecules: "Cyclic Water Storage Behavior of Doubly Thermoresponsive Poly(sulfobetaine)-Based Diblock Copolymer Thin Films"
Oct. 26, 2020 PhD Defense of Wei Chen on "Quantum Dots Based Novel Device Architectures"
Oct. 26, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group member Johannes Allwang, a Master student working with Yanan.
Oct. 19, 2020 A new paper appeared by Wei Chen et al. in cooperation with Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, DESY Hamburg, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "In situ Grazing-Incidence Small-Angle X‑ray Scattering Observation of Gold Sputter Deposition on a PbS Quantum Dot Solid"
Oct. 19, 2020 A new paper appeared by Nuri Hohn et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Science, Ningbo, China, TUM Dept. of Chemistry, and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canaca, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Mesoporous GeOx/Ge/C as a Highly Reversible Anode Material with High Specific Capacity for Lithium-Ion Batteries"
Oct. 19, 2020 A new paper appeared by M.J. Trimpl et al. in cooperation with University of Oxford, UK, in Advanced Functional Materials: "Charge‐Carrier Trapping and Radiative Recombination in Metal Halide Perovskite Semiconductor"
Oct. 16, 2020 PhD Defense of Florian Jung on "Self-Assembly of Multi-Responsive Multiblock Copolymers"
Oct. 13, 2020 A warm welcome to our new group members Aikaterina Panagiotou, a Master student working with Xinyu, and Andreas Steinhart, a Bachelor student working with Anna-Lena
Oct. 7, 2020 A new paper appeared by Heng Zhao et al. in cooperation with Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Donghua University, Shanghai, China, DESY Hamburg, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in Advanced Materials: "Hot Hydrocarbon-Solvent Slot-Die Coating Enables High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells with Temperature-Dependent Aggregation Behavior"
Oct. 6, 2020 A new paper appeared by Xiuxia Zuo, et al. in cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China, Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, University of Oxford, UK, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: "Rational Design and Mechanical Understanding of Three-Dimensional Macro-/Mesoporous Silicon Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes with a Tunable Pore Size and Wall Thickness"
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‑isopropyl-acrylamide) 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 PhD Defense of Rika Unkelbach on "Investigation of long-term reliability of adhesive joints under high-cyclic loading in MEMS devices"
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 17, 2020 Master Defense of Julija Reitenbach on "Cononsolvency-induced collapse transition in thin thermoresponsive films"
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. 19, 2020 Master Defense of Dominik Petz on "Fading of lithium-ion batteries: combined investigation by neutron diffraction and electrochemistry"
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!