Our scientific publications

2019

Thiol decomposition on copper in ethanol Julian Rechmann, Maciej Krzywiecki, Andreas Erbe: Carbon-sulfur bond cleavage during adsorption of octadecane thiol to copper in ethanol. Langmuir, 35, 6888-6897 (2019). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Oxygen evolution on manganese Martin Rabe, Cigdem Toparli, Ying-Hsuan Chen, Olga Kasian, Karl J.J. Mayrhofer, Andreas Erbe: Alkaline manganese electrochemistry studied by in situ and operando spectropscopic methods - metal dissolution, oxide formation and oxygen evolution. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21, 10457-10469 (2019). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF. Raw data package used in this study is available at https://edmond.mpdl.mpg.de/imeji/collection/npvDCR2EH2RQTfJB.

Nanostructured Thin Films Maria Benelmekki, Andreas Erbe: Nanostructured Thin Films – Background, Preparation and Relation to the Technological Revolution of the 21st Century. Ch. 1 in: "Nanostructured Thin Films", Maria Benelmekki, Andreas Erbe (Editors), vol. 14 of the Frontiers of Nanoscience series, Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2020, ISBN 9780081025727, in press.

Matrix method modelling of surface force apparatus interferometry data Kai A. Schwenzfeier, Andreas Erbe, Pierluigi Bilotto, Max Lengauer, Claudia Merola, Hsiu-Wei Cheng, Laura L. E. Mears, Markus Valtiner: Optimizing multiple beam interferometry in the surface forces apparatus: Novel optics, reflection mode modelling, metal layer thicknesses, birefringence and rotation of anisotropic layers. Review of Scientific Instruments, 90, 043908 (2019). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF. This work features on the cover of issue 4, 2019 of Review of Scientific Instruments.

Selfhealing from inhibitor releaseAbdulrahman Altin, Ashokandand Vimalanandan, Adnan Sarfraz, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Erbe: Pretreatment with a β-cyclodextrin - corrosion inhibitor complex stops an initiated corrosion process on zinc. Langmuir, 35, 70-77 (2019). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Covalently bound poly(styrene) model coatings on zincDanish Iqbal, Julian Rechmann, Asif Bashir, Adnan Sarfraz, Abdulrahman Altin, Andreas Erbe: Cathodic delamination kinetics of thin polystyrene model coatings bound to zinc via organosilanes. Materials and Corrosion, 70, 481-491 (2019).

2018

Synthesis of PMMA on iron by SI-ATRPJesús S. Mondragón Ochoa, Abdulrahman Altin, Julian Rechmann, Andreas Erbe: Delamination kinetics of thin film poly(acrylate) model coatings prepared by surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization on iron. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 165, C991-C998 (2018). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF. Raw data package used in this study is available at https://edmond.mpdl.mpg.de/imeji/collection/4Lh9G7Y_YjYWqQ9g.

Interaction of corrosion inhibitor MBT with copperYing-Hsuan Chen, Andreas Erbe: The multiple roles of an organic corrosion inhibitor on copper investigated by a combination of electrochemistry-coupled optical in situ spectroscopies. Corrosion Science, 145, 232-238, (2018). Non-subscribers can download the originally submitted version of the article here. Raw data package used in this study is available at https://edmond.mpdl.mpg.de/imeji/collection/qK8YamM5zYxEMOe.

Lucyna Grządziel, Maciej Krzywiecki, Anna Szwajca, Adnan Sarfraz, Georgi Genchev, Andreas Erbe: Detection of intra-band gap defects states in spin-coated sol-gel SnOx nanolayers by photoelectron spectroscopies. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51, 315301 (2018). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

Organic contaminating adsorbates inhibit charge transfer across an organic/inorganic heterojunctionMaciej Krzywiecki, Lucyna Grządziel, Paulina Powroźnik, Monika Kwoka, Julian Rechmann, Andreas Erbe: Oxide – organic heterostructures: a case study of charge displacement absence at a SnO2 – copper phthalocyanine buried interface. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20, 16092-16101 (2018). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

Andreas Erbe, Simantini Nayak, Ying-Hsuan Chen, Fang Niu, Marc Pander, Stefanie Tecklenburg, Cigdem Toparli: How to probe structure, kinetics and dynamics at complex interfaces in situ and operando by optical spectroscopy. Ch. 14061 in: Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry, Klaus Wandelt (Editor), vol. 1, pp. 199-219, Elsevier, 2018, ISBN: 9780128097397 ; part of Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, Jan Reedijk (Editor-in-Chief), Elsevier, Waltham, MA, USA, ISBN: 978-0-12-409547-2 .

Georgi Genchev, Andreas Erbe: Sour gas corrosion – corrosion of steels and other metallic materials in aqueous environments containing H2S. Ch. 11546 in: Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry, Klaus Wandelt (Editor), vol. 2, pp. 221-231, Elsevier, 2018, ISBN: 9780128097397; part of Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, Jan Reedijk (Editor-in-Chief), Elsevier, Waltham, MA, USA, ISBN: 978-0-12-409547-2 .

Fang Niu, Martin Rabe, Simantini Nayak, Andreas Erbe: Vibrational spectroscopic study of pH dependent solvation at an Ge(100)-water interface during an electrode potential triggered surface termination transition. Journal of Chemical Physics, 148, 222824 (2018). Non-subscribers can download the final submitted version of the article. Raw data package used in this study is available at https://edmond.mpdl.mpg.de/imeji/collection/Tr6mbX98OcP9_C0J.

Cyclodextrin destabilises defect formation in ZnOAbdulrahman Altin, Maciej Krzywiecki, Adnan Sarfraz, Cigdem Toparli, Claudius Laska, Philipp Kerger, Aleksandar Zeradjanin, Karl J.J. Mayrhofer, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Erbe: Cyclodextrin inhibits zinc corrosion by destabilizing point defect formation in the oxide layer. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 9, 936-944 (2018). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

Ether-based electrolytes for Mg batteriesLu Wang, Bo Jiang, Per Erik Vullum, Ann Mari Svensson, Andreas Erbe, Sverre M. Selbach, Huailiang Xu, and Fride Vullum-Bruer: High Interfacial Charge Storage Capability of Carbonaceous Cathodes for Mg Batteries. ACS Nano, 12, 2998-3009 (2018).

Defect density gradient in ZnO nanorodsDanish Iqbal, Adnan Sarfraz, Andreas Erbe: Gradient in defect density of ZnO nanorods grown by cathodic delamination, a corrosion process, leads to end-specific luminescence. Nanoscale Horizons, 3, 58-65, (2018). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

2017

Delamination fron progress of different acrylates on ironJesús S. Mondragón Ochoa, Abdulrahman Altin, Andreas Erbe: Comparison of cathodic delamination of poly(n-alkyl methacrylates) on iron. Materials and Corrosion, 68, 1326-1332, (2017). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version via NTNU Open.

Cu in phosphate buffered salineCigdem Toparli, Stefan W. Hieke, Abdulrahman Altin, Olga Kasian, Christina Scheu, Andreas Erbe: State of the surface of antibacterial copper in phosphate buffered saline. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164, H734-H742 (2017). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

R. Hans Tromp, Sven van Iddekinge, Petra Ebbinghaus, Martin Rabe, Andreas Erbe: Proteinadsorption auf Edelstahl in der Lebensmittelindustrie - Gibt es Wege zu foulingresistenten Oberflächen? stahl und eisen, 137(7), 58-60 (2017).

Simulation and Experiment: Solvation of Germanium(100)Fang Niu, Rainer Schulz, Arcesio Castañeda Medina, Rochus Schmid, Andreas Erbe: Electrode potential dependent desolvation and resolvation of germanium(100) in contact with aqueous perchlorate electrolytes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 13585-13595 (2017). (Available with open access. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Molybdenum in sour gas corrosionGeorgi Genchev, Christoph Bosch, Elke Wanzenberg, Andreas Erbe: Role of molybdenum in corrosion of iron-based alloys in contact with hydrogen sulfide containing solution. Materials and Corrosion, 68, 595-603 (2017). This work features on the cover of issue 6, 2017 of Materials and Corrosion. Non-subscribers can download the submitted version via NTNU Open.

Interfacial electronic structure at copper phthalocyanine / tin oxide interfaceMaciej Krzywiecki, Lucyna Grządziel, Adnan Sarfraz, Andreas Erbe: Charge transfer quantification in a oxide / organic semiconductor heterostructure: investigation of buried interface energy structure by photoelectron spectroscopies. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 11816-11824 (2017). (Available with open access. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Vacancy condensation in rutileAlena Folger, Petra Ebbinghaus, Andreas Erbe, Christina Scheu: Role of vacancy condensation in the formation of voids in TiO2 rutile nanowires. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 13471-13479 (2017). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Oxygen evolution and transpassive dissolution of copperCigdem Toparli, Adnan Sarfraz, Andreas D. Wieck, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Erbe: In situ and operando observation of surface oxides during oxygen evolution reaction on copper. Electrochimica Acta, 236, 104-115 (2017). Non-subscribers can download the final submitted version of the article.

beta-Cyclodextrin in coatingsAbdulrahman Altin, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Erbe: Cyclodextrins as carriers for organic corrosion inhibitors in organic coatings. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164, C128-C134 (2017). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

10 nm nanoslits in ATR-IR spectroscopyK.K. Sriram, Simantini Nayak, Stefanie Pengel, Chia-Fu Chou, Andreas Erbe: 10-nm Deep, Sub-Nanoliter Fluidic Nanochannels on Germanium for Attenuated Total Reflection Infrared (ATR-IR) Spectroscopy. Analyst, 142, 273-278 (2017). This work features on the back cover of issue 2, 2017 of Analyst. Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

Lucyna Grządziel, Maciej Krzywiecki, Georgi Genchev, Andreas Erbe: Effect of order and disorder on degradation processes of copper phthalocyanine nanolayers. Synthetic Metals, 223, 199-204 (2017). Non-subscribers can download the final submitted version of the article.

2016

Petra Ebbinghaus, Martin Rabe, Andreas Erbe: Time-dependent water uptake in a polymer model coating visualized by FTIR microscopy using a focal plane array detector. Light, Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest. Optical Society of America (OSA), Washington DC, 2016, FTu2E.6. ISBN: 978-0-9600380-4-6

Fang Niu, Andreas Erbe: Structural Dynamics Study of Hydration Shells on n-Ge(100) in Aqueous Solution with Electrochemical Control. Light, Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest. Optical Society of America (OSA), Washington DC, 2016, JW4A.14. ISBN: 978-0-9600380-4-6

Surface transformation on germaniumSimantini Nayak, Andreas Erbe: Mechanism of potential-triggered surface transformation of germanium in acidic medium studied by ATR-IR spectroscopy. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 25100-25109 (2016). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

ZrO<sub>2</sub> conversion coatings survive cathodic polarisationAdnan Sarfraz, Ralf Posner, Asif Bashir, Angel Topalov, Karl J.J. Mayrhofer, Kirsten Lill, Andreas Erbe: Effect of polarization mimicking cathodic electrodeposition coating on industrially relevant metal substrates with ZrO2 based conversion coatings. ChemElectroChem, 3, 1415–1421 (2016). Non-subscribers can download the accepted version of the article.

Christian Fernandez-Solis, Andreas Erbe: Waterborne chitosan-epoxysilane hybrid pretreatments for corrosion protection of zinc. Biointerphases, 11, 021001 (2016), 10 pp.

Raman spectra of FeS during drying and oxidationGeorgi Genchev, Andreas Erbe: Raman Spectroscopy of Mackinawite FeS in Anodic Iron Sulfide Corrosion Products. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163, C333-C338 (2016). Available with open access. Direct link to the PDF.

Markus Valtiner, Andreas Erbe, Axel Rosenhahn: Ions and solvation at biointerfaces. (Editorial) Biointerphases, 11, 018801 (2016).

Andreas Erbe, Adnan Sarfraz, Cigdem Toparli, Kai Schwenzfeier, Fang Niu: Optical absorption spectroscopy at interfaces. Chapter 14 in: Soft Matter at Aqueous Interfaces, Peter R. Lang and Yi Liu (Editors), Lecture Notes in Physics, 917, 459-490 (2016), Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Cham 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-24502-7 (e-book) / 978-3-319-24500-3 (Hardcover).

Christian D. Fernández-Solis, Ashokanand Vimalanandan, Abdulrahman Altin, Jesus S. Mondragón-Ochoa, Katharina Kreth, Patrick Keil, Andreas Erbe: Fundamentals of Electrochemistry, Corrosion and Corrosion Protection. Chapter 2 in: Soft Matter at Aqueous Interfaces, Peter R. Lang and Yi Liu (Editors), Lecture Notes in Physics, 917, 29-70 (2016), Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Cham 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-24502-7 (e-book) / 978-3-319-24500-3 (Hardcover).

2015

Maciej Krzywiecki, Adnan Sarfraz, Andreas Erbe: Towards monomaterial p-n junctions: single-step fabrication of tin oxide films and their non-destructive characterisation by angle-dependent X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 107, 231601 (2015). Non-subscribers can download the article here.

Formation of copper mixed oxide, Cu4O3Cigdem Toparli, Adnan Sarfraz, Andreas Erbe: A new look at oxide formation at the copper/electrolyte interface by in situ spectroscopies. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 31670-31679 (2015). Non-subscribers can download the article here.

Oscillations in cathodic delaminationDanish Iqbal, Adnan Sarfraz, Martin Stratmann, Andreas Erbe: Solvent-starved conditions in confinement cause chemical oscillations excited by passage of a cathodic delamination front. Chemical Communications, 51, 16041-16044 (2015). This work features on the inside back cover of issue 89/2015 of Chemical Communications. Non-subscribers can download the article from here.

Electrochemical phosphating of AS coated steelAndreas Erbe, Paul Schneider, Chethana Gadiyar, Frank Uwe Renner: Electrochemically triggered nucleation and growth of zinc phosphate on aluminium-silicon-coated steel. Electrochimica Acta, 182, 1132-1139 (2015). Non-subscribers may download the submitted version.

Kunpeng Xie, Fengkai Yang, Petra Ebbinghaus, Andreas Erbe, Martin Muhler, Wei Xia: A Reevaluation of the Correlation between the Synthesis Parameters and Structure and Properties of Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes. Journal of Energy Chemistry, 24, 407-415 (2015).

Stefanie Pengel, Fang Niu, Simantini Nayak, Stefanie Tecklenburg, Ying-Hsuan Chen, Petra Ebbinghaus, Rainer Schulz, Lei Yang, P. Ulrich Biedermann, Francois Gygi, Rochus Schmid, Giulia Galli, Stefan Wippermann, Andreas Erbe: Oxygen reduction and water at the semiconductor/solution interface probed by stationary and time-resolved ATR-IR spectroscopy coupled to electrochemical experiments and DFT calculations. In: Program of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS) – Oral Abstracts. Editors: Bernhard Lendl, Cosima Koch, Martin Kraft, Johannes Ofner, Georg Ramer; Vienna, Austria, 2015, pp. 130-131. ISBN: 978-3-200-04205-6

Corrosion of steel in H2S-saturated solution leads to metallic corrosion productsGeorgi Genchev, Karsten Cox, The Hai Tran, Adnan Sarfraz, Christoph Bosch, Michael Spiegel, Andreas Erbe: Metallic, oxygen-containing reaction products after polarisation of iron in H2S saturated saline solutions. Corrosion Science, 98, 725-736 (2015). Non-subscribers may download the submitted version.

Phenothiazines can be used to modify oxide-covered Zn and Fe surfaces.Julian Rechmann, Adnan Sarfraz, Alissa C. Götzinger, Elena Dirksen, Thomas J. J. Müller, Andreas Erbe: Surface Functionalization of Oxide-covered Zinc and Iron with Phosphonated Phenylethynyl Phenothiazine. Langmuir, 31, 7306-7316 (2015). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

WGMs show up as narrow peaks in the photoluminescence spectra of TiO2 microparticles after visible excitation.Andreea Paunoiu, Rakesh Singh Moirangthem, Andreas Erbe: Whispering gallery modes in intrinsic TiO2 microspheres couple to the defect-related photoluminescence after visible excitation. Physica Status Solidi Rapid Research Letters, 9, 241-244 (2015).

Pascal F. Beese-Vasbender, Simantini Nayak, Andreas Erbe, Martin Stratmann, Karl J. J. Mayrhofer: Electrochemical characterization of direct electron uptake in electrical microbially influenced corrosion of iron by the lithoautotrophic SRB Desulfopila corrodens strain IS4. Electrochimica Acta, 167, 321-329 (2015).

Band diagram of sol-gel ZnO thin filmMaciej Krzywiecki, Lucyna Grządziel, Adnan Sarfraz, Danish Iqbal, Anna Szwajca, Andreas Erbe: Zinc oxide as defect-dominated material in thin films for photovoltaic applications - experimental determination of defect levels, quantification of composition, and construction of band diagram. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 10004-10013 (2015). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

Andreas Erbe, Adnan Sarfraz: Modellexperimente für elektrochemische Energieumwandlung und Korrosion. Bunsen-Magazin, 17(1) 3-9 (2015).

2014

Philipp Stock, Andreas Erbe, Manfred Buck, Dennis Wiedemann, Hervé Ménard, Gerald Hörner, Andreas Grohmann: Thiocyanate Anchors for Salt-like Iron(II) Complexes on Au(111): Promises and Caveats. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B, 69, 1164-1180 (2014).

Schematic view of ZnO nanorod growth by delamination Danish Iqbal, Aleksander Kostka, Adnan Sarfraz, Asif Bashir, Ying Chen, Andreas D. Wieck, Andreas Erbe: Sequential growth of zinc oxide nanorod arrays at room temperature via a corrosion process: application in visible light photocatalysis. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 18728-18734 (2014). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Andreas Erbe, Ying Chen, J. Christian Fenster, Paul Schneider, Adnan Sarfraz, Juan Zuo, Danish Iqbal: Über die Natur des in Korrosionsprozessen und bei elektrochemischer Behandlung gebildeten Oxids auf Zink. In: Tagungsband zur 26. Spektrometertagung, 10.-11. September 2013, Friedrichshafen, Bodensee. Stahlinstitut VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014, p. 107-116. ISBN: 978-3-941269-07-1

Delamination of silane-bound model coatings Danish Iqbal, Julian Rechmann, Adnan Sarfraz, Abdulrahman Altin, Georgi Genchev, Andreas Erbe: Synthesis of ultrathin poly(methyl methacrylate) model coatings bound via organosilanes to zinc and investigation of their delamination kinetics. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 18112-18121 (2014). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Time-dependence of growth of Cu particles Adnan Sarfraz, Ralf Posner, Miriam M. Lange, Kirsten Lill, Andreas Erbe: Role of intermetallics and copper in the deposition of ZrO2-based conversion coatings on AA6014. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161, C509-C516 (2014). (Available as Open Access publication. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Georgi Genchev, Karsten Cox, Adnan Sarfraz, Christoph Bosch, Michael Spiegel, Andreas Erbe: Sour corrosion - investigation of anodic iron sulfide layer growth in H2S saturated saline solutions. In: Eurocorr 2014 - European Corrosion Congress, Pisa, Italy. Conference Proceedings, DECHEMA e.V./AIM-Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, 2014. Paper 7233. ISBN: 978-3-89746-159-8.

Mhamed El Achhab, Andreas Erbe, Georg Koschek, Michaela Schleifer, Rachid Hamouich, Klaus Schierbaum: A microstructural study of the structure of plasma electrolytically oxidized titanium foils. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 116, 2039-2044 (2014).

Maciej Krzywiecki, Lucyna Grządziel, Justyna Juszczyk, Anna Kaźmierczak-Bałata, Andreas Erbe, Jerzy Bodzenta: Correlation between morphology and local thermal properties of iron (II) phthalocyanine thin layers. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47, 335304 (2014), 9pp.

SAM structure after desorption Nina Kemnade, Ying Chen, Mutlu I. Muglali, Andreas Erbe: Electrochemical reductive desorption of alkyl self-assembled monolayers studied in situ by spectroscopic ellipsometry: evidence for formation of a low refractive index region after desorption. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 17081-17090 (2014). (Available with open access.) Direct access to the PDF file.

Abdulrahman Altin, Simon Wohletz, Waldemar Krieger, Aleksander Kostka, Peter Groche, Andreas Erbe: Nanoscale understanding of bond formation during cold welding of aluminum and steel. Advanced Materials Research, 966-967, 445-452 (2014).

Peter Groche, Simon Wohletz, Andreas Erbe, Abdulrahman Altin: Effect of the primary heat treatment on the bond formation in cold welding of aluminum and steel by cold forging. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214, 2040-2048 (2014).

Nanoelectrode for dielectrophoretic trapping and Raman detection Leonardo Lesser-Rojas, Petra Ebbinghaus, Ganesh Vasan, Ming-Lee Chu, Andreas Erbe, Chia-Fu Chou: Low-Copy Number Protein Detection by Electrode Nanogap-Enabled Dielectrophoretic Trapping for SERS and Electronic Measurements. Nano Letters, 14, 2242-2250 (2014). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

SEM images of different ZnO particles deposited on a Zn surface Danish Iqbal, Rakesh Singh Moirangthem, Asif Bashir, Andreas Erbe: Study of polymer coating delamination kinetics on zinc modified with zinc oxide in different morphologies. Materials and Corrosion - Werkstoffe und Korrosion, 65, 370-375 (2014). This work features on the front cover of issue 4/2014 of Materials and Corrosion - Werkstoffe und Korrosion.

Cycling stability Zhenyu Sun, Kunpeng Xie, Zi An Li, Ilja Sinev, Petra Ebbinghaus, Andreas Erbe, Michael Farle, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Martin Muhler, Edgar Ventosa: Hollow and Yolk-Shell Iron Oxide Nanostructures on Few-Layer Graphene in Li-Ion Batteries. Chemistry - A European Journal, 20, 2022-2030 (2014).

Michael Auinger, Petra Ebbinghaus, Adrian Blümich, Andreas Erbe: Effect of Surface Roughness on Optical Heating of Metals. Journal of the European Optical Society Rapid Publications, 9, 14004 (2014). (Available with open access.) Direct access to the PDF file.

2013

Copper dissolution and antimicrobial activity Michael Hans, Andreas Erbe, Salima Mathews, Ying Chen, Marc Solioz, Frank Mücklich: Role of copper oxides in contact killing of bacteria. Langmuir, 29, 16160-16166 (2013). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Gold particles with different shapes Ying Chen, Ashwin Anthony Fernandes, Andreas Erbe: Control of shape and surface crystallography of gold nanocrystals for electrochemical applications. Electrochimica Acta, 113, 810-816 (2013). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

Incoherent light scattering by dynamic ellipsometric light scattering Andreas Erbe, Reinhard Sigel: Incoherent dynamic light scattering by dilute dispersions of spherical particles: wavelength-dependent dynamics. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 19143-19146 (2013). (Available with open access. Direct access to the PDF file.)

In situ and operando spectroscopic ellipsometry cell Juan Zuo (左娟), Ying Chen (陈营), Chang-Jian Lin (林昌健), Andreas Erbe: An Investigation of Thin Films Formed on Zinc by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (金属锌表面膜形成的椭圆偏振技术研究). Dianhuaxue (电化学) – Journal of Electrochemistry, 19, 409-417 (2013).

Zhenyu Sun, Sascha Pöller, Xing Huang, Dimitrii Guschin, Christoph Taetz, Petra Ebbinghaus, Justus Masa, Andreas Erbe, Andreas Kilzer, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Martin Muhler: High-Yield Exfoliation of Graphite in Acrylate Polymers: A Stable Few-Layer Graphene Nanofluid with Enhanced Thermal Conductivity. Carbon, 64, 288-294 (2013).

Tabrisur R. Khan, Ashokanand Vimalanandan, Frank Marlow, Andreas Erbe, Michael Rohwerder: Electro-codeposition of Modified Silica Colloids and Copper. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 227, 1083-1095 (2013).

Microstructure and optical appearance of E. imperialis scales Xia Wu, Andreas Erbe, Dierk Raabe, Helge-Otto Fabritius: Extremal optical properties tuned through phase substitution in a structurally optimized biological photonic polycrystal. Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 3615-3620 (2013). This work features on the inside front cover of issue 29 of Advanced Functional Materials.

Rakesh Singh Moirangthem, Andreas Erbe: Interfacial refractive index sensing using visible-excited intrinsic zinc oxide photoluminescence coupled to whispering gallery modes. Applied Physics Letters, 103, 051108 (2013). Non-subscribers can download the article from here. The following article appeared in Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 051108 (2013) and may be found at http://link.aip.org/link/?APL/103/051108. Copyright (2013) American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. Non-subscribers click here to download the article.

Superoxide in oxygen reduction on Ge(100) in alkaline solutions Simantini Nayak, P. Ulrich Biedermann, Martin Stratmann, Andreas Erbe: In situ infrared spectroscopic investigation of intermediates in the electrochemical oxygen reduction on n-Ge(100) in alkaline perchlorate and chloride electrolyte. Electrochimica Acta, 106, 472-482 (2013). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

Optical limiting in graphene Zhenyu Sun, Ningning Dong, Kunpeng Xie, Wei Xia, Dennis König, Tharamani Chikka, Nagaiah, Miguel D. Sánchez, Petra Ebbinghaus, Andreas Erbe, Alfred Ludwig, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Jun Wang, Martin Muhler: Nanostructured few-layer graphene with superior optical limiting properties fabricated by a catalytic steam etching process. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 11811-11817 (2013). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Andreas Erbe: Correspondence Regarding the Article “On the Nature of the Evanescent Wave” (Appl. Spectrosc. 2013. 67[2]: 126-130). How “total” is Total Reflection from Powdered Samples? Applied Spectroscopy, 67, 699-701 (2013). Subscribers to the Optical Society of America's Opticsinfobase can also access this work.

Distribution of activation crystals for phosphating on AlSi surface Paul Schneider, Reinhard Sigel, Miriam M. Lange, Frank Beier, Frank U. Renner, Andreas Erbe: Activation and Fluoride-Assisted Phosphating of Aluminium-Silicon-Coated steel. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5 4224-4232 (2013). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

ZnO changes defect structure in electrochemical treatment Ying Chen, Paul Schneider, Bi-Ju Liu, Sergiy Borodin, Bin Ren, Andreas Erbe: Electronic structure and morphology of dark oxide on zinc generated by electrochemical treatment. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 9812-9822 (2013). (Available with open access. Direct access to the PDF file.)

SAMs modify alloy dissolution Aparna Pareek, Genesis N. Ankah, Sergiy Cherevko, Petra Ebbinghaus, Karl J. J. Mayrhofer, Andreas Erbe, Frank U. Renner: Inhibition Effect of thiol self-assembled monolayers and plasma-polymer films on dealloying. RSC Advances, 3, 6586-6595 (2013).

Upright superoxide and peroxide are observed as intermediates in the electrochemical oxygen reduction on Ge(100) in perchloric acid Simantini Nayak, P. Ulrich Biedermann, Martin Stratmann, Andreas Erbe: A Mechanistic Study of the Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction on the Model Semiconductor n-Ge(100) by ATR-IR and DFT. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 5771-5781 (2013). This work features on the front cover of issue 16 of PCCP. (Available with open access. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Iron oxide colloids Deepak K. Jha, Mohammad Shameem, Anant B. Patel, Aleksander Kostka, Paul Schneider, Andreas Erbe, Pritam Deb: Simple synthesis of superparamagnetic magnetite nanoparticles as highly efficient contrast agent. Materials Letters, 95, 186-189 (2013).

Enhanced hydrogen evolution rate after desorption of thiol SAMs caused by water structuring near the interface Mutlu I. Muglali, Andreas Erbe, Ying Chen, Christoph Barth, Patrick Koelsch, Michael Rohwerder: Modulation of electrochemical hydrogen evolution rate by araliphatic thiol monolayers on gold. Electrochimica Acta, 90, 17-26 (2013). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

Third order optical nonlinearities cause SFG intensity changes as function of electrode potential Patrick Koelsch, Mutlu I. Muglali, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Erbe: Third-order effects in resonant sum-frequency-generation signals at electrified metal/liquid interfaces. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 30, 219-223 (2013). Non-subscribers can download our version of the paper. This paper was published in the Journal of the Optical Society of America B and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?uri=josab-30-1-219. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

In situ and operando spectroscopic ellipsometry is used to probe the oxidation of zinc Ying Chen, Andreas Erbe: In-situ spectroscopic ellipsometry during electrochemical treatment of zinc in alkaline carbonate electrolyte. Surface Science, 607, 39-46 (2013). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

2012

Incorporation of SiO2 particles into zinc above a critical radius Tabrisur R. Khan, Ashokanand Vimalanandan, Frank Marlow, Andreas Erbe, Michael Rohwerder: Existence of a lower critical radius for incorporation of silica particles into zinc during electro-codeposition. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 4, 6221-6227 (2012).

Leonardo Lesser-Rojas, Andreas Erbe, Petra Ebbinghaus, Ming-Lee Chu, Chia-Fu Chou: Electrode nanogap enhanced and dielectrophoresis-enabled Raman spectroscopy of single biomolecules with simultaneous real-time electronic monitoring. Proceedings of μTAS 2012, The 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. Okinawa, Japan, 2012, 1797-1800.

Electric field distribution around spherical metal particles in ATR-SEIRAS Ganesh Vasan, Andreas Erbe: Incidence angle dependence of enhancement factor in attenuated total reflection surface enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy studied by numerical solution of the vectorial Maxwell equations. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 14702-14709 (2012). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

Surface functionalisation of iron oxide particles Mahdulekka Gogoi, Pritam Deb, Ganesh Vasan, Patrick Keil, Aleksander Kostka, Andreas Erbe: Direct monophasic replacement of fatty acid by DMSA on SPION surface. Applied Surface Science, 258, 9685-9691 (2012). Erratum: Applied Surface Science, 263, 825-826 (2012).

Spectroscopic ellipsometry probes oxide growth and electronic structure change during ZnO growth in atmospheric corrosion Ying Chen, Paul Schneider, Andreas Erbe: Investigation of native oxide growth on zinc in different atmospheres by spectroscopic ellipsometry. Physica Status Solidi A, 209, 846-853 (2012).

Stefanie Pengel, Bernd Schönberger, Simantini Nayak, Andreas Erbe: Attenuated Total Reflection Mid-IR-spectroscopy for Electrochemical Applications using a QCL. Lasers, Sources, and Related Photonic Devices (LACSEA), OSA Technical Digest. Optical Society of America (OSA), Washington DC, 2012, LT6B.1. Download our version of the paper. This paper was published in Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis (LACSEA) and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=LACSEA-2012-LT6B.1. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

Schematic view of a silane monolayer on native SiO2 on silicon Philip Niehoff, Petra Ebbinghaus, Patrick Keil, Andreas Erbe: Monolayer formation of Octyltrimethoxysilane and 7-Octenyltrimethoxysilane on silicon(100) covered with native oxide. Applied Surface Science, 258, 3191-3196 (2012) . Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

2011

Tabrisur R. Khan, Andreas Erbe, Michael Auinger, Frank Marlow, Michael Rohwerder: Electrodeposition of zinc silica composite coatings: challenges in incorporation of functionalized silica particles within the zinc metal matrix. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 12, 055005 (2011). (Available as Open Access publication. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Ying Chen, Achim Walter Hassel, Andreas Erbe: Enhancement of the electrocatalytic activity of gold nanoparticles towards methanol oxidation. Electrocatalysis, 2, 106-113 (2011). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version. The final publication is available at www.spingerlink.com.

FEM modelling of ATR-SEIRAS Ganesh Vasan, Ying Chen, Andreas Erbe: Computation of Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption Spectra of Particles at a Surface through the Finite Element Method. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 3025-3033 (2011). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

Interlayer system enhances ATR-IR spectroscopy Martina Reithmeier, Andreas Erbe: Application of thin-film interference coatings in infrared reflection spectroscopy of organic samples in contact with thin metal films. Applied Optics, 50, C301-C308 (2011). (Available as Open Access publication. Direct access to the PDF file.)

Correlation functions measured by evanescent dynamic light scattering Antonio Stocco, Tahereh Mokhtari, Günter Haseloff, Andreas Erbe, Reinhard Sigel: Evanescent-wave dynamic light scattering at an oil-water interface: Diffusion of interface-adsorbed colloids. Physical Review E, 83, 011601 (2011).

2010

High index interlayer between metal film and incidence medium enhances the absorption of acetonitrile Martina Reithmeier, Andreas Erbe: Dielectric interlayers increasing the transparency of metal films for mid-infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 14798-14803 (2010). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

R. Faycal Hamou, P. Ulrich Biedermann, Andreas Erbe, Michael Rohwerder: Debye screening effect in electrode surface potential mapping by scanning electrochemical potential microscopy. Electrochemistry Communications, 12, 1391-1394 (2010).

Ellipsometric spectra of native ZnO Juan Zuo, Andreas Erbe: Optical and electronic properties of native zinc oxide films on polycrystalline Zn. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 11467-11476 (2010). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version.

R. Faycal Hamou, P. Ulrich Biedermann, Andreas Erbe, Michael Rohwerder: Numerical simulation of probing the electric double layer by scanning electrochemical potential microscopy. Electrochimica Acta, 55, 5210-5222 (2010).

Martina Reithmeier, Andreas Erbe: Antireflective Layers on Thin Metal Films for Mid-Infrared Internal Reflection Spectroscopy. Optical Interference Coatings (OIC), OSA Technical Digest. Optical Society of America (OSA), Washington DC, 2010, ThE5.

Andreas Erbe, Reinhard Sigel: Ellipsometric light scattering to probe the interface of colloids - current applications and future challenges. European Physical Journal - Conferences, 5, 02001 (2010). (Available as Open Access publication.)

2009

KLAL peptide in lipid monolayer model Andreas Erbe, Andreas Kerth, Margitta Dathe, Alfred Blume: Interactions of KLA Amphipathic Model Peptides with Lipid Monolayers. ChemBioChem, 10, 2884-2892 (2009).

Separation of coherent and incoherent scattering contributions by ellipsometric light scattering Andreas Erbe, Klaus Tauer, Reinhard Sigel: Separation of coherent and incoherent scattering contributions in ellipsometric light scattering experiments on latex mixtures. Langmuir, 25, 2703-2710 (2009). Access for non-subscribers. (You have to register with the American Chemical Society, but its free of charge.)

2008

Reinhard Sigel, Andreas Erbe: Effects of sample polydispersity and beam profile on ellipsometric light scattering Applied Optics, 47, 2161-2170 (2008).

SAM motifs Jan Marten, Andreas Erbe, Kevin Critchley, Jonathan P. Bramble, Edwin Weber, Stephen D. Evans: Self-assembled layers based on isomerizable stilbene and diketoarylhydrazone moieties. Langmuir, 24, 2479-2486 (2008).

2007

Andreas Erbe, Reinhard Sigel: Tilt angle of lipid acyl chains in unilamellar vesicles determined by ellipsometric light scattering. European Physical Journal E, 22, 303-309 (2007). Non-subscribers can download the submitted version. The final publication is available at www.epj.org.

Andreas Erbe, Richard J. Bushby, Stephen D. Evans, Lars J. C. Jeuken: Tethered bilayer lipid membranes studied by simultaneous attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 3515-3524 (2007).

Lars J.C. Jeuken, Nikolaos N. Daskalakis, Xiaojun Han, Khizar Sheikh, Andreas Erbe, Richard J. Bushby, Stephen D. Evans: Phase separation in mixed self-assembled monolayers and its effect on biomimetic membranes. Sensors and Actuators B, 124, 501-509 (2007).

Ion distribution around spherical colloidal particles does not follow Poisson Boltzmann Andreas Erbe, Klaus Tauer, Reinhard Sigel: Ion distribution around electrostatically stabilized poly(styrene) latex particles studied by ellipsometric light scattering. Langmuir, 23, 452-459 (2007).

2006

Ellipsometric light scattering curves of Poly-NIPAM around colloidal particles Andreas Erbe, Klaus Tauer, Reinhard Sigel: Ellipsometric light scattering for the characterization of thin layers on dispersed colloidal particles. Physical Review E, 73, 031406 (2006).

2004

Andreas Kerth, Andreas Erbe, Margitta Dathe, Alfred Blume: Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy of Amphipathic Model Peptides at the Air/Water Interface. Biophysical Journal, 86, 3750-3758 (2004).




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