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Research Highlights 2018

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Hazard assessment of quinaldine-, alkylcarbazole-, benzene- and toluene-based liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHCs) systems

Markiewicz, M., Zhang, Y.-Q., Empl, M.T., Lykaki, M., Thöming, J., Steinberg, P., Stolte, S.

Energy and Environmental Science (2019) 12 (1), 366-383.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8ee01696h

Due to the finite nature and scarcity of crude oil-based fuels, increasing attention is being directed towards…

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Ligand-functionalized Pt nanoparticles as asymmetric heterogeneous catalysts: molecular reaction control by ligand–reactant interactions

A. Šulce, J. Backenköhler, I. Schrader, M. Delle Piane, C. Müller, A. Wark, L.Colombi Ciacchi, V. Azov, S. Kunz

Catalysis Science & Technology (2018), 8, 6062 - 6075.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8CY01836G

The asymmetric hydrogenation of β-keto esters over platinum nanoparticles (NPs)…

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Structural and Computational Assessment of the Influence of Wet-Chemical Post-Processing of the Al-Substituted Cubic Li7La3Zr2O12

Kun, R., Langer, F., Delle Piane, M., Ohno, S., Zeier, W.G., Gockeln, M., Colombi Ciacchi, L., Busse, M., Fekete, I.

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2018) , . Article in Press. 

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.8b09789

Li7La3Zr2O12 (LLZO) and related compounds are considered as…

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Tuning the Optoelectronic Properties of Stannoles by the Judicious Choice of the Organic Substituents

 R. Y. Medina, I.-M., Rohdenburg, M., Mostaghimi, F., Grabowsky, S., Swiderek, P., Beckmann, J., Hoffmann, J., Dorcet, V., Hissler, M., Staubitz, A.

Inorganic Chemistry (2018), 57 (20), pp 12562–12575.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01649

Stannoles are organometallic rings in which…

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Al(OCArF3)3 – a thermally stable Lewis superacid

Authors:J.F. Kögel,  A. Y. Timoshkin, A. Schröder, E. Lorka, J. Beckmann

Journal:Chemical Science (2018), 9, 8178-8183.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8SC02981D

The adduct free Lewis superacid Al(OCArF3)3 was obtained by the reaction of ArF3COH with AlEt3 and fully characterized (ArF = C6F5). It…

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Biexciton fine structure in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides

A. Steinhoff, M. Florian, A. Singh, K. Tran, M. Kolarczik, S. Helmrich, A. W. Achtstein, U. Woggon, N. Owschimikow, F. Jahnke & X. Li 

Nature Physics (2018)

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0282-x

The optical properties of atomically thin transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) semiconductors…

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Visible-Light Photocatalysis with Mullite-Type Bi2(Al1–xFex)4O9: Striking the Balance between Bandgap Narrowing and Conduction Band Lowering

M. Curti , A. Kirsch, L. I. Granone∥ , F. Tarasi, G. López-Robledo, D. W. Bahnemann∥ , M. M. Murshed, T.M. Gesing , C. B. Mendive

ACC Catalysis (2018) 8, 8844-8855.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.8b01210

The rich crystal chemistry of mullite-type Bi2M4O9 (M = Fe, Al, Ga) offers multiple…

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Bridging the scales in high- throughput dielectrophoretic (bio-) particle separation in porous media

G.R. Pesch, M. Lorenz, S. Sachde, S. Salameh, F. Du, M. Baune, P. E. Boukany & J. Thöming

Scientific Reports (2018) 8:10480

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28735-w

Dielectrophoresis (DEP) is a versatile technique for the solution of difficult (bio-)particle separation tasks based on size and…

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Flame aerosol deposited Li4Ti5O12 layers for flexible, thin film all-solid-state Li-ion batteries

M. Gockeln, J. Glenneberg, M. Busse, S. Pokhrel, L. Mädler, R. Kun 

Nano Energy (2018) 49, 564-573.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.05.007

Flexible thin film all-solid-state Li-ion batteries are considered as promising candidates to power a multitude of flexible and miniaturized electronic…

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New Model for Predicting Adsorption of Polar Molecules in Metal–Organic Frameworks with Unsaturated Metal Sites

C. Campbell, J. R. B. Gomes , M. Fischer, M. Jorge

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., (2018) 9 ,3544–3553.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00967

Conventional molecular models fail to correctly describe interactions of adsorbates with coordinatively unsaturated sites (CUS) present in a large number of…

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Generation of High‐Molecular‐Weight Polymers with Diverse Substituents: An Unusual Metal‐Free Synthesis of Poly(aminoborane)s

A. Staubitz

Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2018) 57, 5990-5992.

https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201801903

A new concept has been introduced for the preparation of high‐molecular‐weight poly(aminoborane)s with diverse substituents on the nitrogen atom. Whereas previous methods were…

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Investigation of the temperature dependent impact behaviour of pin reinforced foam core sandwich structures

M. A. Dimassi, M. John, A. S.Herrmann

Composite Structures (2018) 198, in press.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.04.012

Dry carbon and glass fibre bundles were inserted into a ROHACELL® 71HERO Polymethacrylimide (PMI) foam core under a specific inclination angle and pin pattern in order…

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The Dielectric Impact of Layer Distances on Exciton and Trion Binding Energies in van der Waals Heterostructures

M. Florian, M. Hartmann, A. Steinhoff, J. Klein , A.W. Holleitner , J. J. Finley, T. O. Wehling, M. Kaniber, C. Gies

Nano letters (2018) 18(4), 2725–2732.

http://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00840

The electronic and optical properties of monolayer transition-metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) and van…

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A Monoaryllead Trichloride That Resists Reductive Elimination

M. Olaru, R. Kather, E.Hupf, E.Lork, S.Mebs, J. Beckmann

Journal: Angewandte Chemie (2018) 57, 5917-5920 .

https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201712944

Transmetallation of Pb(OAc)4 with R2Hg (1), followed by treatment with HCl in Et2O, provided RPbCl3 (2), the first kinetically stabilized…

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A quantum optical study of thresholdless lasing features in high-β nitride nanobeam cavities

Stefan T. Jagsch, Noelia Vico Triviño, Frederik Lohof, Gordon Callsen, Stefan Kalinowski, Ian M. Rousseau, Roy Barzel, Jean-François Carlin, Frank Jahnke, Raphaël Butté, Christopher Gies, Axel Hoffmann, Nicolas Grandjean and Stephan Reitzenstein.

Nature Communications(2018) 9, article number: 564.

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Pulsating dissolution of crystalline matter

C. Fischer, A. Luttge

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America (2018) 115, 5 Pages 897-902.

https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1711254115

Fluid–solid reactions result in material flux from or to the solid surface. The prediction of the flux, its variations, and…

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Destabilizing turbulence in pipe flow

J. Kühnen, B. Song, D. Scarselli, N. Burak Budanur, M. Riedl, A. P. Willis, M. Avila, B. Hof

Nature Physics (2018) 14, 386-390.

http://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-017-0018-3

Turbulence is the major cause of friction losses in transport processes and it is responsible for a drastic drag increase in…

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Long-term storage of droplets on a chip by Parylene AF4 coating of channels

Mahmuda Akhtar, Sander van den Driesche, André Bödecker and Michael J. Vellekoop.

Sensors and Actuators B (2018) 255, 3576–3584.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2017.08.032

We present a PDMS-based microfluidic device that allows long-term on-chip droplets storage. The droplets are used as…

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Fabrication and performance of Li4Ti5O12/C Li-ion battery electrodes using combined double flame spray pyrolysis and pressure-based lamination technique

Authors:M. Gockeln, S. Pokhrel, F. Meierhofer, J. Glenneberg, M. Schowalter, A. Rosenauer, U. Fritsching, M. Busse, L. Mädler, R. Kun

Journal of Power Sources (2018) 374, 97-106.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.11.016

Reduction of lithium-ion battery (LIB) production costs is inevitable…

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