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Multifunctional Materials

Multimat Highlights

  • Our “in-situ X-ray spectroscopy and diffraction” team published their work on mechanistic aspects of Co/CoO synthesis in Chemistry of Materials.
  • Dr. Dorota Koziej work on microwave-synthesis on a chip is featured in the SPIE Newsroom, Nanotechnology
  • Dr. Dorota Koziej and Dr. Alessandro Lauria published a 25th Anniversary Article in Advanced Materials
  • Li Luo published together with the Wood group her work on conducting ATO thin films for OLED decives in Chemistry of Materials
  • Prof. Niederberger receives Goldene Eule in appreciation of his excellence in teaching.
  • 10 October: Li Luo successfully defended her PhD work - congratulations!
  • Florian Heiligtag publishes together with the Grätzel group in ACS Nano
  • Niklaus Kränzlin published his work on copper foam monolith in Advanced Materials



Development of efficient liquid-phase synthesis routes to inorganic materials »

  • Nonaqueous sol-gel chemistry
  • Nonhydrolytic thio sol-gel chemistry
  • Microwave and solvothermal processing
  • Liquid-phase synthesis of bulk metals

Study of chemical formation and crystallization mechanisms »

  • Correlation of organic and inorganic chemistry
  • Nonclassical crystallization pathways
  • Oriented attachment
  • In-situ reaction monitoring

Particle assembly and processing »

  • Surface functionalization of particles
  • Particle dispersions
  • Thin film preparation by dip- and spin-coating
  • Multicomponent powders and aerogels

Inorganic-organic hybrid materials and composites »

  • Nanoparticle-polymer composites
  • Oxide-based hybrid materials
  • Magneto- and electrochromic materials

Applications »

  • Visible-light driven photocatalysts
  • Transparent conducting oxides
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Chemoresistive CO2 gas sensors
  • Photoelectrochemical water splitting

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