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Auswahl aktueller Publikationen


M Gaudig, W Münchgesang, J Martins de Souza e Silva, F Pascher, Thorsten Hickmann, Ralf B Wehrspohn,  “Electromechanical and electrochemical properties of highly filled Titanium composites for PEM bipolar plates”, Applied Physics A 129 (2023) 95.

PM Piechulla, YJ Donie, RB Wehrspohn, U Lemmer, G Gomard, A.N. Sprafke, “Correlated Disorder Substrate‐Integrated Nanodisk Scatterers for Light Extraction in Organic Light Emitting Diodes”, Adv. Opt. Mater., 2202557 (2023).

R Schalinski, SL Schweizer, RB Wehrspohn, “The Role of Silicate Enrichment on the Discharge Duration of Silicon‐Air Batteries”, ChemSusChem (2023) e202300077.


F. V. Luna, A. K. Maurya, J. Martins De Souza E Silva, G. Dittrich, T. Paul, D. Enke, P. Huber, Ralf Wehrspohn, Martin Steinhart Straight versus Spongy: Effect of Tortuosity on Polymer Imbibition into Nanoporous Matrices Assessed by Segmentation-Free Analysis of 3D Sample Reconstructions”, J. Phys. Chem. C 126 (2022), 12765-12779.

J. Brook, G. Wright, L. Bartolo, J. A. Warren,R. B. Wehrspohn, Leading an open future for materials science research: Introducing Materials Open Research”, Materials Open Research 1 (2022) 2


P.M. Piechulla, E. Slivina, D. Bätzner, I. Fernandez-Corbaton, P. Dhawan, R.B. Wehrspohn, A. N. Sprafke, C. Rockstuhl, “Antireflective Huygens’ Metasurface with Correlated Disorder Made from High-Index Disks Implemented into Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells” ACS Photonics 8 (2021), 3476-3485

F. V. Luna, M. Gerstenberger, G. Dittrich, J Martins de Souza e Silva, P. Huber, R. Wehrspohn, M. Steinhart, „Statistical Analysis of Submicron X-ray Tomography Data on Polymer Imbibition into Arrays of Cylindrical Nanopores”, J. Phys. Chem. C 125 (2021), 26731-26743.


H. Zhang, A W. Maijenburg, X. Li, S. L Schweizer, R. B Wehrspohn, “Bifunctional heterostructured transition metal phosphides for efficient electrochemical water splitting”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 30 (2020), 2003261. (highly-cited web of science 2023)

H. Zhang, D. Hagen, X.  Li, A. Graff, F.Heyroth, B. Fuhrmann, I. Kostanovskiy, S.L. Schweizer, F. Caddeo, W.A. Maijenburg, S. Parkin, R.B. Wehrspohn, “Atomic Layer Deposition of Cobalt Phosphide for Efficient Water Splitting”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59 (2020) 17172-17176.

S.H. Kim, J.Y. Jung, R.B. Wehrspohn, J.H. Lee,“All-Room-Temperature Processed 17.25%-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell”, ACS Appl. Energ. Mater. 3 (2020) 3180-3185.

F. Marske, J. Martins de Souza e Silva, R. B Wehrspohn, T. Hahn, D. Enke, “Synthesis of monolithic shape-stabilized phase change materials with high mechanical stability via a porogen-assisted in situ sol–gel process”, RSC Adv. 10 (2020) 3072-3083.


X. Liao, M. Dulle, J. Martins de Souza e Silva, R. B Wehrspohn, S. Agarwal, S. Förster, H. Hou, P. Smith, A. Greiner, “High strength in combination with high toughness in robust and sustainable polymeric materials”, Science 366 (2019) 1376-1379

JY Jung, DW Kim, DH Kim, TJ Park, RB Wehrspohn, JH Lee, „Seebeck-voltage-triggered self-biased photoelectrochemical water splitting using HfO x/SiO x bi-layer protected Si photocathodes”, Scientif. Rep. 9 (2019) 1-8.

H Zhang,  JMS e Silva,  X. Lu,  CS Oliveira , B Cui,  X Li,  C Lin, SL Schweizer, AW Maijenburg, M Bron, RB Wehrspohn:
Novel Stable 3D Stainless Steel‐Based Electrodes for Efficient Water Splitting;
Adv. Mater. Interf., July 2019.
DOI: 10.1002/admi.201900774


Gaudig, M., Maiberg, M., Plapp, M., Wehrspohn, R. B.:
Model for black silicon formation just from surface temperature non-uniformities;
J. Appl. Phys. 124(23) (2018) 233302.

P. M. Piechulla, L. Muehlenbein, R. B. Wehrspohn, S. Nanz, A. Abass, C. Rockstuhl, A. Sprafke:
Fabrication of Nearly-Hyperuniform Substrates by Tailored Disorder for Photonic Applications;
Adv. Opt. Mater. 6 (2018) 1701272.    

JMS e Silva, S Kriiger, D Radisch, G Tschuch, RB Wehrspohn, G Moritz:
Phase-Contrast Nano-tomographic Imaging in a Commercial X-ray Microscope to Understand the Defensive Behavior of Suocerathrips linguis;
Microscopy and Microanalysis 24 (S2) (2018) 398-399.
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927618014277

H. Zhang, X. Li, A. Hähnel, V. Naumann, C. Lin, S. Azimi, S. L. Schweizer, A. W. Maijenburg, and R. B. Wehrspohn:
Bifunctional Heterostructure Assembly of NiFe LDH Nanosheets on NiCoP Nanowires for Highly Efficient and Stable Overall Water Splitting;
Adv. Funct. Mater. (2018) 1706847. (highly-cited by Web of Science, 2023)


Plakhotnyuk, M. M., Gaudig, M., Davidsen, R. S., Lindhard, J. M., Hirsch, J., Lausch, D., ..., Hansen, O.:
Low surface damage dry etched black silicon;
Journal of Applied Physics 122(14) (2017) 143101.

Gaudig, M., Hirsch, J., Naumann, V., Werner, M., Großer, S., Hagendorf, C., ..., Lausch, D.:
Elemental evolution of the SiOx Fy self-masking layer of plasma textured silicon and its modification during air exposure;
Journal of Applied Physics 121(6) (2017) 063301.

Y.-T. Kim, J. Schilling, S. L. Schweizer, G. Sauer, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Au coated PS nanopillars as a highly ordered and reproducible SERS substrate;
Photonics and Nanostructures 25 (2017) 65-71.    

P. M. Piechulla, L. Mühlenbein, S. Nanz, A. Abass, A. Sprafke, C. Rockstuhl, and R. B. Wehrspohn:
Tailored Substrate Topographies by Self-Organized Colloidal Particles;
Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2017


X. Li, J.-H. Lee, A. N. Sprafke, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Black metallurgical silicon for solar energy conversion;
Semicond. Sci. Techn. 31 (2016) 014009.

B. Guan, Y. Sun, X. Li, J. Wang, S. Chen, S. Schweizer, Y. Wang, R. B Wehrspohn, “Conversion of Bulk Metallurgical Silicon into Photocatalytic Nanoparticles by Copper-Assisted Chemical Etching”, ACS Sus. Chem. Eng. 4 (2016) 6590.

J.-W. Song, Y.-H. Nam, M.-J. Park, B. Yoo, J.-S. Cho, R. B Wehrspohn, J.-H. Lee, “Toward a planar black silicon technology for 50 μm-thin crystalline silicon solar cells”, Opt. Expr. 24 (2016) A1224.


Gaudig, M., Hirsch, J., Schneider, T., Sprafke, A. N., Ziegler, J., Bernhard, N., & Wehrspohn, R. B.:
Properties of black silicon obtained at room-temperature by different plasma modes;
Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 33(5) (2015) 05E132.

X. Li, C. Yan, J. Wang, A. Graff, S. L. Schweizer, A. N. Sprafke, O. G. Schmidt, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Stable Silicon Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Mesoporous  Metallurgical Silicon;
Adv. Energ. Mater. 5 (2015) 1401556.

M.F. Schumann, S. Wiesendanger, J. C. Goldschmidt, B. Bläsi, K. Bittkau, U. W. Paetzold, A. Sprafke, R. B. Wehrspohn, C. Rockstuhl, M. Wegener,” Cloaked contact grids on solar cells by coordinate transformations: designs and prototypes”, Optica 2 (2015) 850.

M. Otto, M. Algasinger, H. Branz, B. Gesemann, T. Gimpel, K. Füchsel, T. Käsebier , S. Kontermann, S. Koynov, X. Li, V. Naumann, J. Oh, A. N. Sprafke, J. Ziegler, M. Zilk, and R. B. Wehrspohn, “Black silicon photovoltaics”, Adv. Opt. Mater. 3 (2015) 147-164.


X. Li, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Self-purification model for metal-assisted chemical etching of metallurgical silicon; Electrochim. Acta 138 (2014) 476-480.

G. Lee, S.L. Schweizer, R.B. Wehrspohn “Electrochemical characteristics of plasma-etched black silicon as anodes for Li-ion batteries”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 32 (2014) 061202.

G. Lee, S.L. Schweizer, R.B. Wehrspohn,” Microstructural characterization of Li insertion in individual silicon nanowires”, Appl. Phys. A 117 (2014) 973-979.

G. Lee, S.L. Schweizer, R.B. Wehrspohn,” CMOS-compatible metal-stabilized nanostructured Si as anodes for lithium-ion microbatteries”, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 9 (2014) 8p.


R. B. Wehrspohn, S. L. Schweizer, B. Gesemann, D. Pergande, T. M. Geppert, S. Moretton, A. Lambrecht:
Macroporous silicon and its application in sensing;
C.R. Chimie 16 (2013) 51-57.

A. N. Sprafke, D. Schneevoigt, S. Seidel, S. L. Schweizer, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Automated spray coating process for the fabrication of large-area artificial opals on textured substrates;
Opt. Expr. 21 (2013) A528-A538.

J. Ziegler, M. Otto, A. N. Sprafke, R. B. Wehrspohn:
Activation of Al2O3 passivation layers on silicon by microwave annealing;
Appl. Phys. A 113 (2013) 285-290.

X. Li , Y. Xiao, J. H. Bang, D. Lausch, S. Meyer, P.-T. Miclea, J.-Y. Jung, S. L. Schweizer, J.-H. Lee, and R. B. Wehrspohn:
Upgraded Silicon Nanowires by Metal-Assisted Etching of Metallurgical Silicon: A New Route to Nanostructured Solar-Grade Silicon;
Adv. Mater. 25 (2013) 3187-91.


R. B. Wehrspohn, J. Üpping:
3D photonic crystal for photon management in solar cells;
J. Opt. 14 (2012) 024003.

M. Otto,  M. Kroll, T. Käsebier, R. Salzer, A. Tünnermann, and R. B. Wehrspohn:
Extremely low surface recombination velocities in black silicon passivated by atomic layer deposition;
Appl. Phys. Lett. 100 (2012) 191603.

S. Michaelis, C. E. Rommel, J. Endell, P. Göring, R Wehrspohn, C. Steinem, A. Janshoff, H.-J. Gallah and J. Wegener,” Macroporous silicon chips for laterally resolved, multi-parametric analysis of epithelial barrier function”, Lab Chip 12 (2012) 2329-2336.

Titelbild "Mechanical Stress on the Nanoscale"

Titelbild "Mechanical Stress on the Nanoscale"

Mechanical Stress on the Nanoscale:

Simulation, Material Systems and Characterization Techniques

ISBN 978-3-527-41066-8

2011 Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA

Photonmanagement in Solar Cells

ISBN: 978-3-527-41175-7

2015 Wiley-VCH

„Recycling, Substitution, Design und Nachhaltigkeit: Neue Wege der Werkstoffökonomik“ ed. by Ulrich Blum und Ralf B. Wehrspohn (SPEEG, 2021); ISBN 978-3-96670-070-2

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