Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Materialien

NEWSLINE

Mar. 30 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 A  new paper appeared by Kerstin S. Wienhold et al. in Applied Physics Letters: "Organic solar cells probed with advanced neutron scattering techniques"
Mar. 11 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 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 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 A warm welcome to our new group member Gintare Budryte, a MaMaSelf student
Mar. 2 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 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 A warm welcome to our new group member Bahar Yazdanshenas, a MaMaSelf student in Christine's group
Feb. 18 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 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 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 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 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 Master Defense of Lautaro Diaz Piola on "Morphology study of water-processed active layers for hybrid photovoltaic applications”
Feb. 11 Talk of Renjun Guo on "Aging of perovskite solar cells" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Feb. 4 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 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 Talk of Nian Li on "Printed hybrid films for photovoltaic applications" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan. 23 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 Talk of Julian Eliah Heger on "Directional, hierarchical films via spray coating" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Jan. 16 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 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 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 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 A warm welcome to our new group member Oleg Shindelov, a Master student
Jan. 9 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 Welcoming our guests from DESY Hamburg: Prof. Stephan V. Roth, Andrei Chumakov, and Marc Gensch
Jan. 7 Talk of Marc Gensch on "Templating of metal growth via diblock polymers" in our seminar “Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter”
Dec. 18 Group X-Mas Party with Bavarian Curling and dinner at "Königlicher Hirschgarten München"
Dec. 13 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 Welcoming our guest Prof. Dr. Wanli Ma from Soochow University, China
Dec. 10/11 MLZ User Meeting
Dec. 4 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

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

Dec. 2

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Oct. 31

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

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

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

Sept. 23 - 25

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!