MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group


Ph.D. thesis


Josée Kleibeuker



Reconstructions at complex oxide interfaces



Ruud Steenwelle



Strain and composition effects in epitaxial PZT thin films



Maciej Stodolny



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




R. Mikkenie, O. Steigelmann, W.A. Groen and J.E. ten Elshof, “A quick method to determine the capacitance characteristics of thin layer X5R multilayer capacitors,” J. Europ. Ceram. Soc. 32 (2012) 167-173



A. George, T.M. Stawski, S. Unnikrishnan, S.A. Veldhuis and J.E. ten Elshof, “Micro- and nanopatterning of functional materials on flexible plastic substrates via site-selective surface modification using oxygen plasma,” J. Mater. Chem. 22 (2012) 328 – 332



T.M. Stawski, R. Besselink, S.A. Veldhuis, H.L. Castricum, D.H.A. Blank, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Time-resolved Small Angle X-ray Scattering Study of Sol-Gel Precursor Solutions of Lead Zirconate Titanate and Zirconia,” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 369 (2012) 184-192



T.M. Stawski, S.A. Veldhuis, R. Besselink, H.L. Castricum, G. Portale, D.H.A. Blank, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Nanostructure Development in Alkoxide-Carboxylate-Derived Precursor Films of Barium Titanate,” J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 425-434



N. Banerjee, M. Huijben, G. Koster, and G. Rijnders, “Direct patterning of functional interfaces in oxide heterostructures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100 (2012) 041601



O.F. Göbel, T.M. Stawski and J.E. ten Elshof, “Thin Films of Two Functional Oxides Patterned Laterally by Soft Lithography,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4 (2012) 40-43



F. Gunkel, P. Brinks, S. Hoffmann-Eifert, R. Dittmann, M. Huijben, J. E. Kleibeuker, G. Koster, G. Rijnders, and R. Waser, “Influence of charge compensation mechanisms on the sheet electron density at conducting LaAlO3/SrTiO3-interfaces”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100 (2012) 052103



P. Maksymovych, M. Huijben, M. Pan, S. Jesse, N. Balke, Y.H. Chu, H.J. Chung, A.Y. Borisevich, A.P. Baddorf, G. Rijnders, D.H.A. Blank, R. Ramesh and S.V. Kalinin, “Ultrathin limit and dead-layer effects in local polarization switching of BiFeO3”, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 014119



N. Balke, B. Winchester, W. Ren, Y.-H. Chu, A.N. Morozovska, E.A. Eliseev, M. Huijben, R.K. Vasudevan, P. Maksymovych, J. Britson, S. Jesse, I. Kornev, R. Ramesh, L. Bellaiche, L.Q. Chen and S.V. Kalinin, “Enhanced electric conductivity at ferroelectric vortex cores in BiFeO3”, Nature Physics 8 (2012) 81-88 DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS2132



J. Schlappa, C.F. Chang, Z. Hu, E. Schierle, H. Ott, E. Weschke, G. Kaindl, M. Huijben, G. Rijnders, D.H.A. Blank, L.H. Tjeng and C. Schüßler-Langeheine, “Resonant soft x-ray scattering from stepped surfaces of SrTiO3”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24 (2012) 035501, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/24/3/035501



Oktay Yildirim, Michiel G. Maas, Peter J. de Veen, Minh D. Nguyen, David N. Reinhoudt, Dave H. A. Blank, Guus Rijnders and Jurriaan Huskens, “Dielectric Behavior of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Conducting Metal Oxides”, J. Mat. Chem. 22 (2012) 2405-2409



A. George, M. Knez, G. Hlawacek, D. Hagedoorn, H.H.J. Verputten, R. van Gastel, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Nanoscale Patterning of Organosilane Molecular Thin Films from the Gas Phase and Its Applications: Fabrication of Multifunctional Surfaces and Large Area Molecular Templates for Site-Selective Material Deposition, Langmuir 28 (2012) 3045-3052



S.U. Khan and J.E. ten Elshof, “Patterning luminescent nano-crystalline LaPO4:Eu and CePO4:Tb particles embedded in hybrid organosilica with soft-lithographic techniques,” J. Nanomater. (2012), article ID 279810, DOI: 10.1155/2012/279810



S.U. Khan and J.E. ten Elshof, “Patterning titania with conventional and modified micromolding in capillaries technique from sol-gel and dispersion solutions,” Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 13 (2012) 025002



G. Koster, L. Klein, W. Siemons, G. Rijnders, J.S. Dodge, C.-B. Eom, D.H.A. Blank, M.R. Beasley, “Structure, physical properties, and applications of SrRuO3 thin films”, Rev. Mod. Phys., Vol. 84 [1] (2012) 253-298



H. Boschker, J. Verbeeck, R. Egoavil, S. Bals, G. van Tendeloo, M. Huijben, E. P. Houwman, G. Koster, D.H.A. Blank, and G. Rijnders, “Preventing the Reconstruction of the Polar Discontinuity at Oxide Heterointerfaces”, Adv. Funct. Mater. (2012) 2235-2240, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102763



Zhicheng Zhong, G. Koster, and Paul J. Kelly, “Prediction of thickness limits of ideal polar ultrathin films”, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 121411(R)



T.M. Stawski, W.J.C. Vijselaar, O.F. Göbel, S.A. Veldhuis, B.F. Smith, D.H.A. Blank, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Influence of high temperature processing of sol-gel derived barium titanate thin films deposited on platinum and strontium ruthenate coated silicon wafers,” Thin Solid Films 520 (2012) 4394-4401



A. Rolle, V. Thoréton, P. Rozier, E. Capoen, O.Mentré, B. Boukamp, S. Daviero-Minaud, “Evidence of the Current Collector Effect: Study of the SOFC CathodeMaterial Ca3Co4O9+d”, Fuel Cells 12 (2012) 288-301, DOI: 10.1002/fuce.201100084



M.K. Stodolny, B.A. Boukamp, D.H.A. Blank, F.P.F. van Berkel, “Cr-poisoning of a LaNi0.6Fe0.4O3 cathode under current load“, J. Power Sources 209 (2012) 120-129



S. Ricote, N. Bonanos, H.J. Wang , B.A. Boukamp, “Conductivity study of dense BaZr0.9Y0.1O(3−δ) obtained by spark plasma sintering”, Solid State Ionics 213 (2012) 36-41



J.E. Kleibeuker, B. Kuiper, S. Harkema, D.H.A. Blank, G. Koster, G. Rijnders, P. Tinnemans, E. Vlieg, P.B. Rossen, W. Siemons, G. Portale, J. Ravichandran, J.M. Szepieniec, R. Ramesh, “Structure of singly terminated polar DyScO3 (110) surfaces”, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 165413



A. George and J.E. ten Elshof, ”Sub-50 nm patterning of functional oxides by soft lithographic edge printing,” J. Mater. Chem. 22 (2012) 9501-9504



P. Brinks, H. Heijmerikx, T. A. Hendriks, G. Rijnders and M. Huijben, “Achieving chemical stability in thermoelectric NaxCoO2 thin films”, RSC Adv. (2012) 6023-6027 doi:10.1039/C2RA20734F



T.M. Stawski, S.A. Veldhuis, O.F. Göbel, E. Podstawka-Proniewicz, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Electron microscopy study of intragranular nanoporosity and the occurrence of local structural disorder in cubic BaTiO3 nanopowders from alkoxide–hydroxide precipitation process,” Ceram. Int. 38 (2012) 6911-6917



A.W. Maijenburg, A. George, D. Samal, M. Nijland, R. Besselink, B. Kuiper, J.E. Kleibeuker and J.E. ten Elshof, “Electrodeposition of micropatterned Ni|Pt multilayers and segmented Ni|Pt|Ni nanowires,” Electrochim. Acta 81 (2012) 123-128



H. Boschker, J. Kautz, E. P. Houwman, W. Siemons, D. H. A. Blank, M. Huijben, G. Koster, A. Vailionis, and G. Rijnders, “High-temperature magnetic insulating phase in ultrathin La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 films”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 (2012) 157207



M.K. Stodolny, B.A. Boukamp, D.H.A. Blank, F.P.F. van Berkel, ‘Impact of microstructure on  the Cr-poisoning on the conductivity of LaNi0.6Fe0.4O3’, Solid State Ionics 225 (2012) 136-140



S.A. Veldhuis, A. George, M. Nijland, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Concentration dependence on the shape and size of sol−gel-derived yttria-stabilized zirconia ceramic features by soft lithographic patterning,” Langmuir 28 (2012) 15111-15117



M. Blamire,J. Driscoll, D.H.A. Blank, “The new science of oxide interfaces”, Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences 370 (2012) 4839-4839



M. Huijben, D. Kockmann, J. Huijben, J. E. Kleibeuker, A. van Houselt, G. Koster, D. H. A. Blank, H. Hilgenkamp, G. Rijnders, A. Brinkman, and H. J. W. Zandvliet, “Local probing of coupled interfaces between two-dimensional electron and hole gases in oxide heterostructures by variable-temperature scanning tunneling spectroscopy”, Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 035140



Muharrem Bayraktar, Werner A Wessels, Chris J Lee, Fred A van Goor, Gertjan Koster, Guus Rijnders and Fred Bijkerk, “Active multilayer mirrors for reflectance tuning at extreme ultraviolet (EUV) wavelengths”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45 (2012) 494001 (5pp), doi:10.1088/0022-3727/45/49/494001



H. Funakubo, M. Dekkers, A. Sambri, S. Gariglio, I. Shklyarevskiy, G. Rijnders, “Epitaxial PZT films for MEMS printing applications”, MRS Bulletin 37 (2012) 1030-1038