Chair for Multicomponent Materials

Plasma nanoscience

Plasma nanoscience is an exciting new field which currently gets much international attention. It particularly encompasses self-organized processes where plasmas are used to fabricate nanomaterials. The activities of the Chair for Multicomponent materials in plasma nanoscience include the following subjects:


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Selected publications

  • S. Veziroglu, J. Hwang, J. Drewes, I.Barg, J. Shondo, T. Strunskus, O. Polonskyi, F. Faupel, O.C. Aktas. PdO nanoparticles decorated TiO2 film with enhanced photocatalytic and self-cleaning properties. Materials Today Chemistry 16 (2020), 100251. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtchem.2020.100251
  • A. Shelemin, P. Pleskunov, J. Kousal, J. Drewes, J. Hanus, S. Ali-Ogly, D. Nikitin, P. Solar, J. Kratochvil, M. Vaidulych, M. Schwartzkopf, O. Kylian, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel, S. Roth, H. Biederman, A. Choukourov. Nucleation and Growth of Magnetron-Sputtered Ag Nanoparticles as Witnessed by Time-Resolved Small Angle X-Ray Scattering. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization (2019), 1900436. DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201900436
  • D. Nikitin, J. Hanus, S. Ali-Ogly, O. Polonskyi, J. Drewes, F. Faupel, H. Biedermann, A. Choukourov. The evolution of Ag nanoparticles inside a gas aggregation cluster source. Plasma Processes and Polymers 16 (2019), 14, 1900079 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201900079
  • O. Polonskyi, A. M. Ahadi, T. Peter, K. Fujioka, J. W. Abraham, E. Vasiliauskaite, A. Hinz, T. Strunskus, S. Wolf, M. Bonitz, H. Kersten, F. Faupel. Plasma based formation and deposition of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles using a gas aggregation source. The European Physical Journal D 72 (2018), 93. DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201900079
  • A. Vahl, J. Strobel, W. Reichstein, O. Polonskyi, T. Strunskus, L. Kienle, F. Faupel. Single target sputter deposition of alloy nanoparticles with adjustable composition via a gas aggregation cluster source. Nanotechnology 28 (17), (2017) 175703 (8pp). DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa66ef
  • A. Hinz, E. von Wahl, F. Faupel, T. Strunskus, H. Kersten. Nanoparticle forming reactive plasmas: a multidiagnostic approach. The European Physical Journal D, 72:91. DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2017-80372-6
  • J. W. Abraham, A. Hinz, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel, M. Bonitz Formation of polymer-based nanoparticles and nanocomposites by plasma-assisted deposition methods. The European Physical Journal D, (2018), 72:92. DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2017-80426-9
  • Abraham, J.W.; Strunskus, T.; Faupel, F.; Bonitz, M. Molecular dynamics simulation of gold cluster growth during sputter deposition. Journal of Applied Physics 119 (2016) 185301 ; "Editors' Pick".
  • Bonitz, M.; Rosenthal, L.; Fujioka, K.; Zaporojtchenko, V.; Faupel, F.; Kersten, H. Towards a particle based simulation of complex plasma driven nanocomposite formation.Contributions to Plasma Physics Vol. 52 No. 10 (2012) 890-898