MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group

Former Ph.D. students IMS

A. Solmaz

Interface and domain engineering in ferroelectric BiFeO3 thin films

2017

K. Vergeer

Structure and Functional Properties of Epitaxial PbZrxTi1-xO3 Films

2017

W.A. Wessels

Growth monitoring during pulsed laser deposition of oxides using atomic force microscopy

2016

G. Cadafalch Gazquez

Electrospinning as a tool for fabricating functional ceramics

2016

A. Ghosh

Engineering Ferroelectric Switching Dynamics

2016

P. Gonzalez Rodriguez

Soft Ceramics for High Temperature Lubrication

2016

H. Yuan

Liquid exfoliation of layered metal oxides and their langmuir-blodgett films

2016

J.L. Blok

Experimental design of oxide materials

2015

S.A. Veldhuis

A Wet-chemical Approach to Perovskite and Fluorite-type Nanoceramics

2015

M. Nijland

Anisotropy in Patterned Perovskite Oxides

2014

N. Banerjee

Epitaxial perovskite oxide devices fabricated by lift-off technology

2014

K.M. Pondman

Pristine and modified nanoparticles: complement activation and immunomodulation

2014

P. Brinks

Size effects in thermoelectric cobaltate heterostructures

2014

B. Smith

Ferroelectrics from the bottom up: Investigation of nanoscale boundary conditions in ferroelectric thin films using novel bottom up growth techniques

2014

R. Besselink

Understanding microstructural evolution of mixed metal oxide silsesquioxane glasses through wet-chemical synthesis

2014

B. Kuiper

Size effects in epitaxial oxide thin films

2014

A.W. Maijenburg

Templated electrodeposition of functional nanostructures: nanowires, nanotubes and nanocubes

2014

X. Wan

Tailored piezoelectric thin films for energy harvester

2013

M.K. Stodolny

Cr-tolerance of the IT-SOFC La(Ni,Fe)O3 material

2012

R.J.A. Steenwelle

Strain and composition effects in epitaxial PZT thin films

2012

J.E. Kleibeuker

(cum laude)

Reconstructions at complex oxide interfaces

2012

A. George

Sub-50 nm Scale to Micrometer Scale Soft Lithographic Patterning of Functional Materials

2011

T.M. Stawski

Understanding Microstructural Properties of Perovskite Ceramics through Their Wet-Chemical Synthesis

2011

R. Mikkenie

Materials Development for Commercial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

2011

P.J. de Veen

Interface Engineering for Organic Electronics; Manufacturing of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Molecular Crystal Devices

2011

N. Hildenbrand

Improving the electrolyte-cathode assembly for mt-SOFC

2011

J.A. Boschker

(cum laude)

Perovskite oxide heteroepitaxy, strain and interface engineering

2011

M.G. Maas

Template-electrodeposited nanowires : synthesis, manipulation and application

2010

O. Yildirim

Self-assembled monolayers on metal oxides: applications in nanotechnology

2010

M.D. Nguyen

Ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of epitaxial PZT films and devices on silicon

2010

S.U. Khan

Soft-lithographic patterning of functional oxide and composite materials

2010

G.W.J. Hassink

Two-dimensional electron layers in perovskite oxides

2009

P. te Riele

Direct Patterning of Oxides by Pulsed Laser Stencil Deposition

2008

W. Siemons

(cum laude)

Nanoscale properties of complex oxide films

2008

J.J. Broekmaat

In-situ growth monitoring with scanning force microscopy during pulsed laser deposition

2008

Vittorio Boffa

Niobia-silica and silica membranes for gas separation

2008

Tijana Zivkovic

Thin Supported Silica Membranes

2007

Mercy Mathews

Structural and magnetic properties of epitaxial La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 films and nanostructures

2007

J.M. Dekkers

Transparent conducting oxides on polymeric substrates by pulsed laser deposition

2007

S.Ran

Ceramic composites of 3Y-TZP doped with CuO: processing, microstructure and tribology

2006

M. Huijben

Interface Engineering for Oxide Electronics – Tuning electrical properties by atomically controlled growth

2006

K. Karakaya

CeO2 and HfO2 high-K dielectrics by pulsed laser deposition: from binary oxides to nanolaminates

2006

A. Sah

Chemically modified ceramic membranes – Study of structural and transport properties

2006

G.I. Spijksma

Modification of zirconium and hafnium alkoxides – The effect of molecular structure on derived materials

2006

S. Roy Chowdhury

Ordered and disordered porous materials for nanofiltration application

2005

F.H.B. Mertins

Perovskite-type ceramic membranes - Partial oxidation of methane in a catalytic membrane reactor

2005

R. Schmuhl

Ion Selective Gates – Active device component for 3D microfluidic architecture

2005

M.N.T. Pham

Ferroelectric composites of PZT-Pt

2005

J. Sekulic-Kuzmanovic

Mesoporous and microporous titania membranes

2004

D. Mijatovic

MgB2 thin films and Josephson devices

2004

M.M.L. Garcia Curiel

Polymer-inorganic nanocomposites – Influence of colloidal silica

2004

V. Leca

Heteroepitaxial growth of copper oxide superconductors by pulsed laser deposition

2003

W.B.S. de Lint

Transport of electrolytes through ceramic nanofiltration membranes

2003

M.M. González Cuenca

Novel anode materials for solid oxide fuel cells

2002

P.J. Bouwman

Lithium intercalation in preferentially oriented submicron LiCoO2 films

2002

M.G.H.M. Hendriks

Solid state supercapacitors - Based on metal/yttria-stabilised zirconia composites

2001

F.C.M. Woudenberg

Nanostructured oxide coatings via emulsion precipitation

2001

L.M. van der Haar

Mixed-conducting perovskite membranes for oxygen separation - Towards the development of a supported thin-film membrane

2001

E.W.J. Römer

Amperometric NOx-sensor for combustion exhaust gas control

2001

N.E. Benes

(cum laude)

Mass transport in thin supported silica membranes

2000

T.P. Raming

The synthesis of nano-nano dual phase ceramic composites

2000

M.W. den Otter

A study of Oxygen transport in mixed conducting oxides using isotopic exchange and conductivity relaxation

2000

P.M. Biesheuvel

Porous ceramic membranes - suspension processing, mechanical and transport properties, and application in the osmotic tensiometer

2000

A. Nijmeijer

Hydrogen-selective silica membranes for use in membrane steam reforming

1999

S. Primdahl

Nickel/yttria-stabilized zirconia cermet anodes for solid oxide fuel cells

1999

B. Kerkwijk

Wear and friction of nanostructured zirconia and alumina ceramics and composites

1999

B. de Boer

SOFC Anode - Hydrogen oxidation at porous nickel and nickel/yttria-stabilised zirconia cermet electrodes

1998

S. van der Gijp

Preparation of homogeneously-doped barium titanate

1998

R.M. de Vos

High-selectivity, high-flux silica membranes for gas separation

1998

J.E. ten Elshof

Dense inorganic membranes - Studies on transport properties, defect chemistry and catalytic behaviour

1997

M.H.R. Lankhorst
(cum laude)

Thermodynamic and transport properties of mixed ionic-electronic conducting perovskite oxides

1997

J.M.M. Peeters

Characterization of nanofiltration membranes

1997

F.H. van Heuveln

Characterization of porous cathodes for application in solid oxide fuel cells

1997

R.H.E. van Doorn

Oxygen separation with mixed-conducting perovskite membranes

1996

C.D. Sagel-Ransijn

Nanostructured zirconia ceramics by gel-precipitation

1996

J. Kumari

Textural stability of high temperature catalysts supports

1995

Y.J. He

Tribological and mechanical properties of fine grained zirconia and zirconia-alumina ceramics

1995

J.M. Hofmann-Züter

Chemical and thermal stability of ceramic membranes

1995

Z.A.E.P. Vroon

Ceramic supported zeolite (MFI) membranes

1995

C.S. Chen

Fine grained zirconia-metal dual-phase composites

1994

H.W. Brinkman

Ceramic membranes by (electro)chemical vapour deposition

1994

R.S.A. de Lange

Microporous sol-gel derived ceramic membranes for gas separation

1993

M.M.R. Boutz

Nanostructured tetragonal zirconia ceramics

1993

K.P.N. Kumar

Nanostructured ceramic membranes

1993

Y.S. Lin

Chemical and electrochemical vapour deposition of zirconia yttria solid solutions in porous ceramic media

1992

P. den Exter

Synthesis, microstructure and mechanical properties of zirconia-alumina composites

1991

P.D. Mercera

Zirconia as a support for catalysts

1991

I.C. Vinke

Electrochemical and electrode properties of stabilized bismuth oxide ceramics

1991

G.S.A.M. Theunissen

Microstructure, fracture toughness and strength of (ultra) fine-grained tetragonal zirconia ceramics

1991

V.T.Zaspalis

Catalytically active ceramic membranes

1990

R.J.R. Uhlhorn

Ceramic membranes for gas separation

1990

B.A. van Hassel
(cum laude)

Transport and oxygen transfer properties of ion-implanted yttria-stabilized zirconia

1990

D. Scholten

Surface modification of yttria stabilized zirconia by ion implantation

1987

M.P. van Dijk

Ordering, electrical conductivity and electrode properties of ceramics with fluorite-related structures

1985

A.J.A. Winnubst

Electrical and interface properties of pure and modified yttria-stabilized zirconia

1984

A.F.M. Leenaars

Preparation, structure and separation characterization of ceramic alumina membranes

1984

M.J. Verkerk

Electrical conductivity and interface properties of oxygen ion conducting materials

1982

T. van Dijk

Ordering and grain boundary effects on ionic conductivity in ZrO2·Gd2O3 and ZrO2·Nd2O3

1981

C.G.F. Stenger

Diffuse phase transitions and ordering in some ferroelectric perovskites

1980

R.A.M. Wolters

Synthesis, sintering proprties and thermal conductivity of uranium carbonitrides

1978

M. Wolters

Ferroelectric properties and diffuse phase transition in (Pb,La)Zr0.55Ti0.45O3 ceramics

1976

K. Keizer

Ferroelectric properties, non-stoichiometry and microstructure of substituted lead titanate ceramics

1976