MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group


Ph.D. thesis


Werner Wessels



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



Gerard Cadafalch Gazquez



Electrospinning as a tool for fabricating functional ceramics



Anirban Ghosh



Engineering Ferroelectric Switching Dynamics



Pablo Gonzalez Rodriguez



Soft Ceramics for High Temperature Lubrication



Huiyu Yuan



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




Hiroaki Nishikawa, Tsukasa Hasegawa, Akiko Miyake, Yuichiro Tashiro, Yoshiya Hashimoto, Dave H.A. Blank, Guus Rijnders, “Relationship between the Ca/P ratio of hydroxyapatite thin films and the spatial energy distribution of the ablation laser in pulsed laser deposition”, Mat. Lett. 165 (2016) 95–98



J.E. ten Elshof & A.P. Dral, “Structure–property tuning in hydrothermally stable sol–gel-processed hybrid organosilica molecular sieving membranes,” J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 79 (2016) 279-294



U.K. Bhaskar, N. Banerjee, A. Abdollahi, E. Solanas, G. Rijnders and G. Catalan, “Flexoelectric MEMS: towards an electromechanical strain diode”, Nanoscale 8 (2016) 1293-1298



D. Barata, A. Resmini, D. Pereira, S.A. Veldhuis, C.A. van Blitterswijk, J.E. ten Elshof and P. Habibovic, “Surface micropatterning with zirconia and calcium phosphate ceramics by micromoulding in capillaries,” J. Mater. Chem. B 4 (2016) 1044-1055



Minh D. Nguyen, Matthijn Dekkers, Evert P. Houwman, Hien T. Vu, Hung N. Vu and Guus Rijnders, “Lead-free (K0.5Na0.5)NbO3 thin films by pulsed laser deposition driving MEMS-based piezoelectric cantilevers”, Mater. Lett. 164 (2016) 413-416



S. Roy, A. Solmaz, J. D. Burton, M. Huijben, G. Rijnders, E. Y. Tsymbal, and T. Banerjee, “Engineering interfacial energy profile by changing the substrate terminating plane in perovskite heterointerfaces”, Physical Review B 93 (2016) 115101



Z. Liao, M. Huijben, Z. Zhong, N. Gauquelin, S. Macke, R. J. Green, S. Van Aert, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, K. Held, G. A. Sawatzky, G. Koster and G. Rijnders, “Controlled lateral anisotropy in correlated manganite heterostructures by interface-engineered oxygen octahedral coupling”, Nature Materials 15 (2016) 425-431 doi: 10.1038/NMAT4579



Muhammad Boota, Evert P. Houwman, Matthijn Dekkers, Minh D. Nguyen, Kurt H. Vergeer, Giulia Lanzara , Gertjan Koster and Guus Rijnders, ”Properties of epitaxial, (001)- and (110)-oriented (PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3)2/3-(PbTiO3)1/3 films on silicon described by polarization rotation”, Sci. Techn. Adv. Mat. 19 (2016) 45-57



Alim Solmaz, Mark Huijben, Gertjan Koster, Ricardo Egoavil, Nicolas Gauquelin, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Jo Verbeeck, Beatriz Noheda, and Guus Rijnders, “Domain Selectivity in BiFeO3 Thin Films by Modified Substrate Termination”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 26 (2016) 2882-2889, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201505065



Pablo Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Karin J. H. van den Nieuwenhuijzen, Walter Lette, Dik J. Schipper and Johan E. ten Elshof, “Tribochemistry of Bismuth and Bismuth Salts for Solid Lubrication”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2016) 7601-7606



Aziz Nechache, Aurore Mansuy, Marie Petitjean, Julie Mougin, Fabrice Mauvy, Bernard A. Boukamp, Michel Cassir, Armelle Ringuedé, “Diagnosis of a cathode-supported solid oxide electrolysis cell by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy”, Electrochimica Acta 210 (2016) 596-605



Muhammad Boota, Evert P. Houwman, Minh D. Nguyen,, Giulia Lanzara, and Guus Rijnders, “Effect of fabrication conditions on phase formation and properties of epitaxial (PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3)0.67-(PbTiO3)0.33 thin films on (001) SrTiO3”, AIP Advances 6 (2016) 055303



G. Cadafalch Gazquez, S. Lei, A. George, H. Gullapalli, B.A. Boukamp, P.M. Ajayan, J.E. ten Elshof, “Low-Cost, Large-Area, Facile, and Rapid Fabrication of Aligned ZnO Nanowire Device Arrays,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2016) 13466−13471



Zhaoliang Liao, Robert J. Green, Nicolas Gauquelin, Sebastian Macke, Lin Li, Julie Gonnissen, Ronny Sutarto, Evert P. Houwman, Zhicheng Zhong, Sandra Van Aert, Johan Verbeeck, George A. Sawatzky, Mark Huijben, Gertjan Koster, and Guus Rijnders, “Long-Range Domain Structure and Symmetry Engineering by Interfacial Oxygen Octahedral Coupling at Heterostructure Interface”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 26 (2016) , 6627-6634



A. Ghosh, G. Koster, G. Rijnders, “Multistability in Bistable Ferroelectric Materials toward Adaptive Applications”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 26 (2016) 5748-5756, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201601353



Aurélie Rolle, Hussien Ahmed Abbas Mohamed, Da Huo, Edouard Capoen, Olivier Mentré, Rose-Noëlle Vannier, Sylvie Daviero-Minaud, Bernard A. Boukamp, “Ca3Co4O9+δ, a growing potential SOFC cathode material: impact of the layer composition and thickness on the electrochemical properties”, Solid State Ionics 294 (2016) 21–30



G. Cadafalch Gazquez, H. Chen, S.A. Veldhuis, A. Solmaz, C. Mota, B.A. Boukamp, C.A. van Blitterswijk, J.E. ten Elshof, and L. Moroni, “Flexible Yttrium-Stabilized Zirconia Nanofibers Offer Bioactive Cues for Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells,” ACS Nano 10 (2016) 5789–5799



H. Nazeer, M.D. Nguyen, G. Rijnders, L. Abelmann, Ö. Sardan Sukas, “Residual stress and Young's modulus of pulsed laser deposited PZT thin films: Effect of thin film composition and crystal direction of Si cantilevers”, Microelectronic Engineering 161 (2016) 56-62



Anirban Ghosh, Gertjan Koster, Guus Rijnders, “Tunable and stable in time ferroelectric imprint through polarization coupling”, APL Materials 4 (2016) 066103



Reinout Woltjer, Matthijs Suijlen, Pramodh Srinivasa, Nirupam Banerjee, Jan-Jaap Koning, Guus Rijnders, “Optimization of piezo-MEMS layout for a bladder monitor”, Proceedings 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Tours, France, 18-21 September 2016



Minh D. Nguyen, Evert P. Houwman, Matthijn Dekkers, Chi T. Q. Nguyen, Hung N. Vu, and Guus Rijnders, “Research update: Enhanced energy storage density and energy efficiency of epitaxial Pb0.9La0.1(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 relaxor-ferroelectric thin-films deposited on silicon by pulsed laser deposition”, APL Materials 4 (2016) 080701



Bernard A. Boukamp, Aurélie Rolle, “Analysis and Application of Distribution of Relaxation Times in Solid State Ionics”, Solid State Ionics (2016), in press.



Minh D. Nguyen, Huiyu Yuan, Evert P. Houwman, Matthijn Dekkers, Gertjan Koster, Johan E. ten Elshof, Guus Rijnders, “Highly Oriented Growth of Piezoelectric Thin Films on Silicon using Two-Dimensional Nanosheets as Growth Template Layer”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2016) 31120−31127



Pablo Gonzalez Rodriguez, Huiyu Yuan, Karin J. H. van den Nieuwenhuijzen, Walter Lette, Dik J. Schipper, and Johan E. ten Elshof, “Hybrid n Alkylamine Intercalated Layered Titanates for Solid Lubrication”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2016) 28926−28934



Huiyu Yuan, Melvin Timmerman, Marijn van de Putte, Pablo Gonzalez Rodriguez, Sjoerd Veldhuis, and Johan E. ten Elshof, “Self-Assembly of Metal Oxide Nanosheets at Liquid–Air Interfaces in Colloidal Solutions”, J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (2016) 25411–25417



Kasper Orsel, Rik Groenen, Bert Bastiaens, Gertjan Koster, Guus Rijnders, and Klaus-J. Boller, “Laser-induced fluorescence analysis of plasmas for epitaxial growth of YBiO3 films with pulsed laser deposition”, APL Materials 4 (2016) 126102



J.E. ten Elshof, H. Yuan and P. Gonzalez Rodriguez, “Two-dimensional metal oxide and metal hydroxide nanosheets: synthesis, controlled assembly and applications in energy conversion and storage,” Adv. Energy Mater. 6 (2016) 1600355. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201600355



Prosper Ngabonziza, Martin P. Stehno, Hiroaki Myoren, Viola A. Neumann, Gertjan Koster, and Alexander Brinkman, “Gate-Tunable Transport Properties of In Situ Capped Bi2Te3 Topological Insulator Thin Films”, Adv. Electron. Mater. 2 (2016) 1600157. DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201600157



M.G.C. Zoontjes, K. Han, M. Huijben, W.G. van der Wiel and G. Mul, “The effect of Rhδ+ dopant in SrTiO3 on the active oxidation state of co-catalytic Pt nanoparticles in overall water splitting”, Catal. Sci. Technol. 6 (2016) 7793–7799



D.N. Reinhoudt, “Rocco Ungaro, 40 years of Calixarene chemistry”, Supramolecular Chemistry 28 (2016) 342–350



A. Chopra, M. Bayraktar, M. Nijland, J.E. ten Elshof, F. Bijkerk, and G. Rijnders, “Polarization recovery in lead zirconate titanate thin films deposited on nanosheets-buffered Si (001),” AIP Adv. 6 (2016) 125209. DOI: 10.1063/1.4971373