MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group


Ph.D. thesis


Jeroen Blok



Experimental design of oxide materials



Sjoerd Veldhuis



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




B.A. Boukamp, “Fourier transform distribution function of relaxation times; application and limitations”, Electrochimica Acta 154 (2015) 35-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.12.059



K.M. Pondman, N.D. Bunt, A.W. Maijenburg, R.J.A. van Wezel, U. Kishore, L. Abelmann, J.E. ten Elshof, B. ten Haken, “Magnetic drug delivery with FePd nanowires,” J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 380 (2015) 299-306



H. Van Bui, F. B. Wiggers, A. Gupta, M. D. Nguyen, A. A. I. Aarnink, M. P. de Jong, and A. Y. Kovalgin, “Initial growth, refractive index, and crystallinity of thermal and plasma-enhanced ALD AlN films”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33 (2015) 01A111



Hammad Nazeer, Minh D. Nguyen, Ozlem Sardan-Sukas, Guus Rijnders, Leon Abelmann, Miko C. Elwenspoek, “Compositional dependence of the Young’s modulus and piezoelectric coefficient of (110) oriented pulsed laser deposited PZT thin films”, J. Microelectromech. Syst. 24 (2015) 166-173



J.E. ten Elshof, N. Mestres, A. Hardy, B. Malic, and G.L. Brennecka, “The European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Spring Meeting 2014 Symposium I,” J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 73 (2015) 519



P. Brinks, N. Van Nong, N. Pryds, G. Rijnders, and M. Huijben, “High-temperature stability of thermoelectric Ca3Co4O9 thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106 (2015) 143903



M. Morales-Hurtado, X. Zeng, P. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, J.E. ten Elshof, and E. van der Heide, “A new water absorbable mechanical epidermal skin equivalent: the combination of hydrophobic PDMS and hydrophilic PVA hydrogel”, J. Mech. Behavior Biomed. Mater., 46 (2015) 305–317



A.P. Dral, M. Nijland, G. Koster, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Film transfer enabled by nanosheet seed layers on arbitrary sacrificial substrates,” APL Mater. 3 (2015) 056102; doi: 10.1063/1.4921070



Anuj Chopra, Muharrem Bayraktar, Fred Bijkerk, Guus Rijnders, “Controlled growth of PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 using nanosheet coated Si (001)”, Thin Solid Films 589 (2015) 13–16



H.F. Qureshi, R. Besselink, J.E. ten Elshof, A. Nijmeijer, and L. Winnubst, “Doped microporous hybrid silica membranes for gas separation,” J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 75 (2015) 180-188



R. Besselink, H.F. Qureshi, L. Winnubst, and J.E. ten Elshof, “A Novel malonamide bridged silsesquioxane precursor for enhanced dispersion of transition metal ions in hybrid silica membranes,” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 214 (2015) 45-53



O.F. Göbel, J.E. ten Elshof, W. Kaminsky and M. Hannss, “Optical anomaly in artificial cubic hieratite, K2[SiF6],” Acta Cryst. B 71 (2015) 328-333



Y.Z. Chen, F. Trier, T.Wijnands, R.J. Green, N. Gauquelin, R. Egoavil, D.V. Christensen, G. Koster, M. Huijben, N. Bovet, S. Macke, F. He, R. Sutarto, N.H. Andersen, J. A. Sulpizio, M. Honig, G.E.D.K. Prawiroatmodjo, T.S. Jespersen, S. Linderoth, S. Ilani, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, G. Rijnders, G. A. Sawatzky and N. Pryds, “Extreme mobility enhancement of twodimensional electron gases at oxide interfaces by charge-transfer-induced modulation doping”, Nature Materials 14 (2015) 801-806, DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4303



Mark Huijben, Yaohua Liu, Hans Boschker, Valeria Lauter, Ricardo Egoavil, Jo Verbeeck, Suzanne G.E. te Velthuis, Guus Rijnders, and Gertjan Koster, “Enhanced Local Magnetization by Interface Engineering in Perovskite-Type Correlated Oxide Heterostructures”, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2 (2015), 1400416



S.A. Veldhuis, P. Brinks, J.E. ten Elshof, “Rapid densification of sol–gel derived yttria-stabilized zirconia thin films,” Thin Solid Films 589 (2015) 503–507



Tjeerd R. J. Bollmann, Liubov Yu. Antipina, Matthias Temmen, Michael Reichling, and Pavel B. Sorokin, “Hole-doping of mechanically exfoliated graphene by confined hydration layers”, Nano Research 8(9) (2015) 3020-3026, DOI 10.1007/s12274-015-0807-x



H. Yuan, D. Dubbink, R. Besselink, and J.E. ten Elshof, “The rapid exfoliation and subsequent restacking of layered titanates driven by acid-base reaction,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53 (2015) 9239-9243



M. Nijland, S. Thomas, M.A. Smithers, N. Banerjee, D.H.A. Blank, G. Rijnders, J. Xia, G. Koster, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Epitaxy on Demand,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 25 (2015) 5140–5148



K. Elibol, M.D. Nguyen, R.J.E. Hueting, D.J. Gravesteijn, G. Koster, G. Rijnders, “Integration of epitaxial Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 films on GaN/AlGaN/GaN/Si(111) substrates using rutile TiO2 buffer layers”, Thin Solid Films 591 (2015) 66–71



Rik Groenen, Jasper Smit, Kasper Orsel, Arturas Vailionis, Bert Bastiaens, Mark Huijben, Klaus Boller, Guus Rijnders, and Gertjan Koster, “Research Update: Stoichiometry controlled oxide thin film growth by pulsed laser deposition”, APL Materials 3 (2015) 070701



I. Kokal, O.F.Göbel, E.J. van den Ham, J.E. ten Elshof, P.H.L. Notten, and H.T. Hintzen, “Patterning of lithium lanthanum titanium oxide films by soft lithography as electrolyte for all-solid-state Li-ion batteries,” Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 13147-13152



J.E. ten Elshof, R. Besselink, T.M. Stawski and H.L. Castricum, “Time-Resolved Small Angle X-Ray Scattering,” Chapter 21 in: The Sol-Gel Handbook. Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications, volume 2. Edited by D. Levy and M. Zayat, Wiley VCH, Weinheim, 2015, pp. 673-711



Umesh Kumar Bhaskar, Nirupam Banerjee, Amir Abdollahi, ZheWang, Darrell G. Schlom, Guus Rijnders and Gustau Catalan, “A flexoelectric microelectromechanical system on silicon”, Nature Nanotechnology, DOI: 10.1038/NNANO.2015.260



Bernard A. Boukamp, Nicolas Hildenbrand, Henny J.M. Bouwmeester, Dave H.A. Blank, ‘Impedance of thin film cathodes: Thickness and current collector dependence’, Solid State Ionics (2015),



J.E. ten Elshof, “Chemical solution deposition techniques for epitaxial growth of complex oxides,” Chapter 4 in: Epitaxial growth of complex metal oxides, Edited by G. Koster, M. Huijben and G. Rijnders, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge (2015), pp. 69-93



Huiyu Yuan, Minh Nguyen, Tom Hammer, Gertjan Koster, Guus Rijnders, Johan E. ten Elshof, “Synthesis of KCa2Nb3O10 crystals with varying grain sizes and their nanosheet monolayer films as seed layers for piezoMEMS applications,” ACS Appl.Mater. Interfaces, 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b09456



G. Koster, M. Huijben, A. Janssen and A.J.H.M. Rijnders, “Growth studies of hetroepitaxial oxide thin films using reflection high-energy electron diffraction (RHEED)”, Chapter 1 in Epitaxial Growth of Complex Metal Oxides, edited by G. Koster, M. Huijben and A.J.H.M. Rijnders, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, (2015), pp. 3-29,



P. Brinks, M. Huijben, “Thermoelectric oxides”, Chapter 14 in Epitaxial Growth of Complex Metal Oxides, edited by G. Koster, M. Huijben and A.J.H.M. Rijnders, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge (2015), pp. 379-441,



Hien Thu Vu, Minh Duc Nguyen, Evert Houwman, Muhammad Boota, Matthijn Dekkers, Hung Ngoc Vu, Guus Rijnders, "Ferroelectric and piezoelectric responses of (110) and (001)-oriented epitaxial Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 thin films on all-oxide layers buffered silicon”, Mater. Res. Bull. 72 (2015) 160–167



Kasper Orsel, Rik Groenen, Bert Bastiaens, Gertjan Koster, Guus Rijnders, and Klaus-J. Boller, "Influence of the oxidation state of SrTiO3 plasmas for stoichiometric growth of pulsed laser deposition films identified by laser induced fluorescence”, APL Materials 3 (2015) 106103



S.F.P. ten Donkelaar, R. Ruhl, S.A. Veldhuis, A. Nijmeijer, L. Winnubst, H.J.M. Bouwmeester, “Auto-combustion synthesis of perovskite-type oxides SrTi1−xFexO3−δ”, Ceram. Int. 41 (2015) 13709-13715



P. Ngabonziza, R. Heimbuch, N. de Jong, R.A. Klaassen, M.P. Stehno, M. Snelder, A. Solmaz, S.V. Ramankutty, E. Frantzeskakis, E. van Heumen, G. Koster, M.S. Golden, H.J.W. Zandvliet, and A. Brinkman, “In situ spectroscopy of intrinsic Bi2Te3 topological insulator thin films and impact of extrinsic defects”, Phys. Rev. B 92 (2015)035405



Xuehua Zhang, Jun Wang, Lei Bao, Erik Dietrich, Roeland C. A. van der Veen, Shuhua Peng, James Friend, Harold J. W. Zandvliet, Leslie Yeo and Detlef Lohse, “Mixed mode of dissolving immersed nanodroplets at a solid–water interface”, Soft Matter 11 (2015) 1889–1900



D. Samal, G. Koster “Manipulating oxygen sublattice in ultrathin cuprates: A new direction to engineer oxides”, J. Mater. Res. 30 (2015) 463-476



S. Moser, N. E. Shaik, D. Samal, S. Fatale, B. Dalla Piazza, M. Dantz, J. Pelliciari, P. Olalde-Velasco, T. Schmitt, G. Koster, F. Mila, H. M. Rønnow, and M. Grioni, “Magnons in tetragonal CuO”, Phys. Rev. B 92 (2015) 140404(R)



W.A. Wessels, T.R.J. Bollmann, G. Koster, A.J.H.M. Rijnders, “Real-time afbeelden van dunne-filmgroei”, NEVAC blad 53 (2015) 6-9