MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group


Ph.D. thesis


David Dubbink



Epitaxial oxides on silicon by Pulsed Laser Deposition



Alim Solmaz



Interface and domain engineering in ferroelectric BiFeO3 thin films



Kurt Vergeer



Structure and Functional Properties of Epitaxial PbZrxTi1-xO3 Films




E.P. Houwman, K.H. Vergeer, G. Koster, G. Rijnders, “Functional Properties of Polydomain Ferroelectric Oxide Thin Films”, Chapter 2 in Correlated Functional Oxides, Springer International Publishing AG (2017) 29-53, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-43779-8_2, edited by H. Nishikawa, N. Iwata, T. Endo, Y. Takamura, G.-H. Lee, P. Mele



G. Cadafalch Gazquez, V. Smulders, S.A. Veldhuis, P. Wieringa, L. Moroni, B.A. Boukamp, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Influence of Solution Properties and Process Parameters on the Formation and Morphology of YSZ and NiO Ceramic Nanofibers by Electrospinning,” Nanomater. 7 (2017) 16. DOI:10.3390/nano7010016



A.P. Dral, K. Tempelman, E.J. Kappert, L. Winnubst, N.E. Benes and J.E. ten Elshof, “Long-term flexibility-based structural evolution and condensation in microporous organosilica membranes for gas separation,” J. Mater. Chem. A 5 (2017) 1268-1281



Saim Saher, Sahir Naqash, Bernard A. Boukamp, Changrung Xia, Henny J.M. Bouwmeester, “Influence of ionic conductivity of the nano-particulate coating phase on oxygen surface exchange of La0.58Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d”, J. Mater. Chem. A (2017), DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10954C



Jiahui Wang, Evert Houwman, Cora Salm, Minh Nguyen, Kurt Vergeer, and Jurriaan Schmitz, "Process induced poling and plasma induced damage of thin film PZT," Microelectron. Eng. 177 (2017) 13-18



Minh D. Nguyen, Evert Houwman, Matthijn Dekkers, Darrell Schlom, and Guus Rijnders, “Research update: Enhancement of figure of merit for energy-harvesters based on free-standing epitaxial Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)0.99Nb0.01O3 thin-film cantilevers,” APL Materials 5 (2017) 074201



Bernard A. Boukamp, Aurélie Rolle, “Analysis and Application of Distribution of Relaxation Times in Solid State Ionics”, Solid State Ionics 302 (2016), 12-18



M. Jankowski, D. Kamiński, K. Vergeer, M. Mirolo, F. Carla, G. Rijnders, G. & T.R.J. Bollmann, “Controlling the growth of Bi(110) and Bi(111) films on an insulating substrate”, Nanotechnology 28 (2017) 155602



Z. Liao, N. Gauquelin, R.J. Green, S. Macke, J. Gonnissen, S. Thomas, Z. Zhong, L. Li, L. Si, S. Van Aert, P. Hansmann, K. Held, J. Xia, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, G.A. Sawatzky, G. Koster, M. Huijben, and G. Rijnders, “Thickness Dependent Properties in Oxide Heterostructures Driven by Structurally Induced Metal–Oxygen Hybridization Variations”, Adv. Funct. Mater. (2017) 1606717



P. Gonzalez Rodriguez and J.E. ten Elshof, “Two-dimensional nanoceramics,” Klei Glas Keramiek 38 [1] (2017) 20-23



A. Chopra, M. Bayraktar, M. Nijland, J.E. ten Elshof, F. Bijkerk, and G. Rijnders, “Tuning of large piezoelectric response in nanosheet-buffered lead zirconate titanate films on glass substrates,” Sci. Rep. 7 (2017) 251



Minh D. Nguyen, Evert P. Houwman, Matthijn Dekkers, and Guus Rijnders, “Strongly Enhanced Piezoelectric Response in Lead Zirconate Titanate Films with Vertically-Aligned Columnar Grains,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9 (2017) 9849-9861



P. Gonzalez Rodriguez, M. de Ruiter, T. Wijnands, J.E. ten Elshof, “Porous layered double hydroxides synthesized using oxygen generated by decomposition of hydrogen peroxide,” Sci. Rep. 7 (2017) 481



P. Gonzalez Rodriguez, R. Lubbers, S.A. Veldhuis, O. Narygina, W. Lette, D.J. Schipper, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Tuning the Structure and Ionic Interactions in a Thermochemically Stable Hybrid Layered Titanate-Based Nanocomposite for High Temperature Solid Lubrication,” Adv. Mater. Interfaces (2017) 1700047



Werner A. Wessels, Tjeerd R.J. Bollmann, Gertjan Koster, Harold J.W. Zandvliet, and Guus Rijnders, “Determining the energetics of vicinal perovskite oxide surfaces”, AIP Advances 7 (2017) 055302



G. Cadafalch Gazquez, B. Mammadov, J.E. ten Elshof, "Ceramic based printed circuit board and method for manufacturing such a printed circuit board," World Patent Application WO/2017/037211 (9. March 2017)



J.E. ten Elshof, “Hybrid Materials for Molecular Sieving,” Chapter 94 in: Handbook of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2nd edition. Edited by L. Klein, M. Aparicio and A. Jitianu, Springer International Publishing, 2016, pp. 1-27. Online ISBN 978-3-319-19454-7. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-19454-7_94-1



Z. Liao , G. Koster , M. Huijben & G. Rijnders, “Experimental evidence for anisotropic double exchange interaction driven anisotropic transport in manganite heterostructures”, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 2654



A. Petra Dral, Caroline Lievens, and Johan E. ten Elshof, “Influence of Monomer Connectivity, Network Flexibility, and Hydrophobicity on the Hydrothermal Stability of Organosilicas”, Langmuir 33 (2017) 5527−5536



Chi T.Q Nguyen, Minh D. Nguyen, Hien T. Vu, Evert Houwman, Hung N. Vu, Guus Rijnders, “High energy storage responses in all-oxide epitaxial relaxor ferroelectric thin films with the coexistence of relaxor and antiferroelectric-like behaviors,” Thin Solid Films 636 (2017) 188-192



Liang Si, Oleg Janson, Gang Li,* Zhicheng Zhong, Zhaoliang Liao, Gertjan Koster, and Karsten Held, “Quantum Anomalous Hall State in Ferromagnetic SrRuO3 (111) Bilayers”, Physical Review Letters 119 (2017) 026402



G. Cadafalch Gazquez, H. Chen, L. Moroni, B.A. Boukamp, J.E. ten Elshof, “β-Tricalcium phosphate nanofiber scaffolds with fine unidirectional grains,” Mater. Lett. 208 (2017) 118-121



M. Huijben, G.W.J. Hassink, M.P. Stehno, Z.L. Liao, G. Rijnders, A. Brinkman, and G. Koster, “Modified spin relaxation mechanism by tunable coupling between interfacial two-dimensional electron gases in correlated oxide heterostructures”, Phys. Rev. B 96 (2017) 075310



Bernard A. Boukamp, “Derivation of a Distribution Function of Relaxation Times for the (fractal) Finite Length Warburg”, Electrochimica Acta 252 (2017) 154 – 163



D.P. Singh, N. Soin, S. Sharma, S. Basak, S. Sachdeva, S.S. Roy, H.W. Zanderbergen, J.A. McLaughlin, M. Huijben and M. Wagemaker, “3-D vertically aligned few layer graphene – partially reduced graphene oxide/sulfur electrodes for high performance lithium–sulfur batteries”, Sustainable Energy Fuels 1 (2017) 1516–1523



C. Ophus, P. Ercius, M. Huijben, J. Ciston, “Non-spectroscopic composition measurements of SrTiO3-La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 multilayers using scanning convergent beam electron diffraction”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 110 (2017) 063102



Alejandro Méndez-Ardoy, Tom Steentjes, Bernard A. Boukamp, Pascal Jonkheijm, Tibor Kudernac, and Jurriaan Huskens, “Electron-Transfer Rates in Host−Guest Assemblies at β Cyclodextrin Monolayers”, Langmuir 33 (2017) 8614−8623



A.P. Dral, J.E. ten Elshof, “Analyzing microporosity with vapor thermogravimetry and gas pycnometry,” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 258 (2018) 197-204



H. Yuan, K. Han, D. Dubbink, G. Mul, and J.E. ten Elshof, “Modulating the External Facets of Functional Nanocrystals Enabled by Two-Dimensional Oxide Crystal Templates,” ACS Catal. 7 (2017) 6858-6863



Minh D. Nguyen, Evert P. Houwman, Huiyu Yuan, Ben J. Wylie-van Eerd, Matthijn Dekkers, Gertjan Koster, Johan E. ten Elshof, and Guus Rijnders, “Controlling Piezoelectric Responses in Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 Films through Deposition Conditions and Nanosheet Buffer Layers on Glass”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9 (2017) 35947−35957



Minh D. Nguyen, Evert P. Houwman & Guus Rijnders, “Large piezoelectric strain with ultra-low strain hysteresis in highly c-axis oriented Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 films with columnar growth on amorphous glass substrates”, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 12915



Minh D. Nguyen, Chi T.Q. Nguyen, Hung N. Vu, GuusRijnders, “Controlling microstructure and film growth of relaxor-ferroelectric thin films for high break-down strength and energy-storage performance”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 38 (2018) 95-103



M. Huijben, G. Koster, Z. L. Liao, and G. Rijnders, “Interface-engineered oxygen octahedral coupling in manganite heterostructures”, Appl. Phys. Rev. 4 (2017) 041103



S. Thomas, B. Kuiper, J. Hu, J. Smit, Z. Liao, Z. Zhong, G. Rijnders, A. Vailionis, R.Wu, G. Koster, and J. Xia, “Localized Control of Curie Temperature in Perovskite Oxide Film by Capping-Layer-Induced Octahedral Distortion”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119 (2017) 177203