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Svetlana Shestaeva, Astrid Bingel, Peter Munzert, Lilit Ghazaryan, Christian Patzig, Andreas Tünnermann, Adriana Szeghalmi

Mechanical, structural, and optical properties of PEALD metallic oxides for optical applications

Applied Optics, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp. C47-C59 (2017)


Fabian Lemke, Wolfgang Rheinheimer, Michael J. Hoffmann

A comparison of power controlled flash sintering and conventional sintering of strontium titanate

Scripta Materialia 130 (2017) 187–190


G. Cerretti,a M. Schrade,b X. Song,b B. Balke,a H. Lu,c T. Weidner,c I. Lieberwirth,c M. Panth¨ofer,a T. Norbyb and W. Tremel

Thermal stability and enhanced thermoelectric properties of the tetragonal tungsten bronzes Nb8_xW9+xO47 (0 < x < 5)†

Royal Society of Chemistry, Journal of Materials Chemistry A


Jürgensen, L.; Frank, M.; Pyeon, M.; Czympiel, L.; Mathur, S.

Subvalent Iridium Precursors for Atom-Efficient Chemical Vapor Deposition of Ir and IrO2 Thin Films

Organometallics 2017, 36, 2331—2337


Sebastian Angst, Lukas Engelke, Markus Winterer and Dietrich E. Wolf

Models of Current Sintering

EPJ Web Conf., Volume 140, 2017


Stefan Beschnitt, Roger A. De Souza

Impurity diffusion of Hf and Zr in Gd-doped CeO2

Solid State Ionics, Volume 305, July 2017, Pages 23-29


Marco Salvalaglio, Rainer Backofen, Axel Voigt, Ken R. Elder

Controlling the energy of defects and interfaces in the amplitude expansion of the phase-field crystal model

Physical Review E 96, 023301, Volume 96, Issue 2, August 2017


Kaiser F., Simon P., Burkhardt U., Kieback B., Grin, Yu., Veremchuk I.

Spark Plasma Sintering of Tungsten Oxides WOx (2.50 <= x <= 3): Phase Analysis and Thermoelectric Properties

Crystals. 2017, 7, 271.


J. Chun, M. Martin, H.-I. Yoo

On the kinetic decomposition voltage of ternary oxides

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (2018) 2396-2402


Joos M., Cerretti G., Veremchuk I., Hofmann P., Frerichs H., Anjum D. H., Reich T., Lieberwirth I., Panthöfer M., Zeier W. G., and Tremel W.

Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)-Assisted Synthesis and Thermoelectric Characterization of Magnéli Phase V6O11.
Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 1259–1268.


Tahsin Faraz , Harm C. M. Knoops, Marcel A. Verheijen, Cristian A. A. van Helvoirt, Saurabh Karwal , Akhil Sharma, Vivek Beladiya, Adriana Szeghalmi, Dennis M. Hausmann, Jon Henri, Mariadriana Creatore, Wilhelmus M. M. Kessels

Tuning Material Properties of Oxides and Nitrides by Substrate Biasing during Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition on Planar and 3D Substrate Topographies

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Volume 10(15), pp 13158-13180 (2018)


Gaku Okumaa, Jesus Gonzalez-Julian, Olivier Guillon, Fumihiro Wakai

Comparison between sinter forging and X-ray microtomography methods for determining sintering stress and bulk viscosity

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 38, Issue 4, April 2018, Pages 2053-2058


Fumihiro Wakai, Oliver Guillon, Gaku Okuma, Norimasa Nishiyama

Sintering forces acting among particles during sintering by grain‐boundary/surface diffusion

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Volume 102, Issue 2 (2019)


Marco Salvalaglio, Rainer Backofen, K. R. Elder, Axel Voigt

Defects at grain boundaries: A coarse-grained, three-dimensional description by the amplitude expansion of the phase-field crystal model

Physical Review Materials, Volume 2, May 2018


Madeleine N. Kelly, Wolfgang Rheinheimer, Michael J. Hoffmann, Gregory S. Rohrer

Anti-thermal grain growth in SrTiO3: Coupled reduction of the grain boundary energy and grain growth rate constant

Acta Materialia 149 (2018) 11-18


S. K. Sistla, T. Mishra, Y. Deng, A. Kaletsch, M. Bram, C. Broeckmann

Electric Field-Assisted Sintering of Gadolinium-Doped Ceria: Sintering and Grain Growth Kinetics

J. Ceram. Sci. Technol. 1-10 (2019)


Olivier Guillon, Christian Elsässer, Oliver Gutfleisch, Sandra Korte-Kerzel, Cynthia A. Volkert, Jürgen Janek, Dierk Raabe

Manipulation of matter by electric and magnetic fields: Toward novel synthesis and processing routes of inorganic materials

Materials Today, Volume 21, Issue 5, June 2018, Pages 527-536 (2018)


V. Beladiya, T. Faraz, W. M. M. Kessels, A. Tünnermann, A. Szeghalmi

Controlling mechanical, structural and optical properties of Al2O3 thin films deposited by plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition with substrate biasing

Proceedings of SPIE, 2018, 10691, 106910E-1/13


Reiner Kirchheim

On the mixed ionic and electronic conductivity in polarized yttria stabilized zirconia

Solid State Ionics, Volume 320, July 2018, Pages 239-258


M. Jongmanns, R. Raj, D. E. Wolf

Generation of Frenkel defects above the Debye temperature by proliferation of phonons near the Brillouin zone edge

New Journal of Physics, Volume 20, September 2018


Wolfgang Rheinheimer, Jana P. Parras, Jan‐Helmut Preusker, Roger A. De Souza, Michael J. Hoffmann

Grain growth in strontium titanate in electric fields: The impact of space‐charge on the grain‐boundary mobility

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Special Issue Article, November 2018


Leduc, J.; Gönüllü, Y.; Ghamgosar, P.; You, S.; Mouzon, J.; Choi, H.; Vomiero, A.; Grosch, M.; Mathur, S.

Electronically-Coupled Phase Boundaries in alpha-Fe2O3/Fe3O4 Nanocomposite Photoanodes for Enhanced Water Oxidation

ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019


Wolfgang Rheinheimer, Xin Li Phuah, Han Wang, Fabian Lemke, Michael J. Hoffmann, Haiyan Wang

The role of point defects and defect gradients in flash sintering of perovskite oxides

Acta Materialia 165 (2019) 398-408


Straub, M.; Leduc, J.; Frank, M.; Raauf, A.; Lohrey, T.; Minasian, S.; Arnold, J.; Mathur, S.

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Phase-Pure Uranium Dioxide Thin Films from Uranium(IV) Amidate Precursors

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 5805--5809.


R. Backofen, K. R. Elder, and A. Voigt

Controlling Grain Boundaries by Magnetic Fields

Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 126103


Leduc, J.; Frank, M.; Jürgensen, L.; Graf, D.; Raauf, A.; Mathur, S.

Chemistry of actinide centers in heterogeneous catalytic transformations of small molecules

ACS Catalysis 2019, acscatal.8b04924.


Myeongwhun Pyeon, Vanessa Rauch, Daniel Stadler, Mehmet Gürsoy, Meenal Deo, Yakup Gönüllü, Thomas Fischer, Taejin Hwang, Sanjay Mathur

Magnetic Field‐Assisted Control of Phase Composition and Texture in Photocatalytic Hematite Films

Adv. Eng. Mater 2019, 1900195


K. Pfeiffer, L. Ghazaryan, U. Schulz, A. Szeghalmi

Wide-angle broadband antireflection coatings by atomic layer deposition

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, (accepted), selected for Cover Art.


R. Kirchheim

Simple geometrical aspects of grain growth in the framework of Herring’s analysis and a disclination model

Acta Mater. 173 (2019) 327-331


Michael Frank, Lasse Jürgensen, Jennifer Leduc, Daniel Stadler, David Graf, Isabel Gessner, Fabian Zajusch, Thomas Fischer, Marc-André Rose, David N. Mueller and Sanjay Mathur,

Volatile Rhenium(I) Compounds with Re–N Bonds and Their Conversion into Oriented Rhenium Nitride Films by Magnetic Field-Assisted Vapor Phase Deposition

Inorg. Chem. 2019, 10408-10416


Martin Becker, Marek Sierka

Density functional theory for molecular and periodic systems using density fitting and continuous fast multipole method: Stress tensor

Journal of Computational Chemistry, 19 July 2019


Malte Jongmanns, Dietrich E. Wolf

Element‐specific displacements in defect‐enriched TiO2: Indication of a flash sintering mechanism

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 20 July 2019


Danny Schwarzbach, Jesus Gonzalez-Julian, Olivier Guillon, Vladimir Roddatis, Cynthia A. Volkert

Towards In-Situ Electron Microscopy Studies of Flash Sintering

Ceramics 2019, 2(3), 472-487


Fumihiro Wakai, Gaku Okuma, Norimasa Nishiyama, Olivier Guillon

Micromechanics of formation and shrinkage of a closed pore in sintering by coupled grain boundary/surface diffusion

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 39, Issue 9, August 2019, Pages 2952-2959


Wolfgang Rheinheimer, Ephraim Schoof, Michael Selzer, Britta Nestler, Michael J. Hoffmann

Non-Arrhenius grain growth in strontium titanate: Quantification of bimodal grain growth

Acta Materialia 174 (2019) 105-115


Xiaorui Tong, David S. Mebane, Roger A. De Souza

Analysing the grain‐boundary resistance of oxide‐ion conducting electrolytes: Poisson–Cahn vs Poisson–Boltzmann theories

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Invited Feature Article, published: 09 August 2019


Reiner Kirchheim

Incubation time for flash sintering as caused by internal reactions, exemplified for yttria stabilized zirconia

Acta Materialia, Volume 175, 15 August 2019, Pages 361-375


Martin Becker, Marek Sierka

Atomistic Simulations of Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition

Materials 2019, 12(16), 2605


Tarini Prasad Mishra, Viviana Avila, Rubens Roberto Ingraci Neto, Martin Bram, Olivier Guillon, Rishi Raj

On the role of Debye temperature in the onset of flash in three oxides

Scripta Materialia, Volume 170, pp. 81-84 (2019)


Stadler, D. N. Mueller, T. Brede, T. Duchoň, T. Fischer, A. Sarkar, M. Giesen, C. M. Schneider, C. A. Volkert, S. Mathur

Magnetic Field-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of Iron Oxide Thin Films: Influence of Field-Matter Interactions on Phase Composition and Morphology,

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019


A. Lahiri, P. Shanthraj, F. Roters

Understanding the mechanisms of electroplasticity from a crystal plasticity perspective

Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 27 (2019) 085006 (28pp)


Jana P. Parras, Chen Cao, Zheng Ma, Robert Mücke, Lei Jin, Rafal Dunin‐Borkowski, Olivier Guillon, Roger A. De Souza

The grain‐boundary resistance of CeO2 ceramics: A combined microscopy‐spectroscopy‐simulation study of a dilute solution

Journal of the American Ceramic Society,


Daniel Stadler, Thomas Brede, Danny Schwarzbach, Fernando Maccari, Thomas Fischer, Oliver Gutfleisch, Cynthia A. Volkert  and  Sanjay Mathur,

Anisotropy control in magnetic nanostructures through field-assisted chemical vapor deposition

Nanoscale Adv. 2019, 4290-4295


Silvia Reschka, Gregory Gerstein, Andrej Dalinger, Sebastian Herbst, Florian Nürnberger, Stephan Zaefferer

Visualization and Observation of Morphological Peculiarities of Twin Formation in Mg‑Based Samples After Electrically Assisted Forming

Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (2019) 8:806–814 - Published online: 11 November 2019


G. Gerstein, F. Körkemeyer, A. Dalinger, S. Zaefferer, H.J. Maier
Anomalous twinning in AZ 31 magnesium alloy during electrically assisted forming,

Materials Letters 255 (2019) 126516,


Abhishek Tripathi, Stefan Zaefferer

On the resolution of EBSD across atomic density and accelerating voltage with a particular focus on the light metal magnesium

Ultramicroscopy, Volume 207, December 2019, 112828


D. Andre, T. Burlet, F. Körkemeyer, G. Gerstein, J.S.K.-L. Gibson, S. Sandlöbes-Haut, S. Korte-Kerzel

Investigation of the electroplastic effect using nanoindentation

Materials and Design 183 (2019) 108153


Vivek Beladiya, Martin Becker, Tahsin Faraz, W.M.M. (Erwin) Kessels, Paul Schenk, Felix Otto, Torsten Fritz, Marco Gruenewald, Christian Helbing, Klaus D. Jandt, Andreas Tünnermann, Marek Sierka and Adriana Szeghalmi

Effect of an electric field during the deposition of silicon dioxide thin films by plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition: an experimental and computational study

The Royal Society of Chemistry 2020 / Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 2089-2102


Chen Cao, Robert Mücke, Olivier Guillon

Effect of AC field on uniaxial viscosity and sintering stress of ceria

Acta Materialia 182 (2020) 77–86


C. Gorynski, U. Anselmi-Tamburini, M. Winterer

Controlling current flow in sintering: A facile method coupling flash with spark plasma sintering

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 91, 015112 (2020). Published online: 16 Jan 2020


Martin Alexander Lange, Yaşar Krysiak, Jens Hartmann, Georg Dewald, Giacomo Cerretti, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Martin Panthöfer, Bastian Barton, Tobias Reich, Wolfgang G. Zeier, Mihail Mondeshki, Ute Kolb, and Wolfgang Tremel

Solid State Fluorination on the Minute Scale: Synthesis of WO3−xFx with Photocatalytic Activity

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 1909051


R. Backofen, A.Voigt

Magnetically induced/enhanced coarsening in thin films

Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 023404 – Published 28 February 2020


Martin Bram, Alexander M. Laptev, Tarini Prasad Mishra, Kushnuda Nur, Moritz Kindelmann, Martin Ihrig, Joao Gustavo Pereira da Silva, Ralf Steinert, Hans Peter Buchkremer, Andrey Litnovsky, Felix Klein, Jesus Gonzalez-Julian, and Olivier Guillon

Application of Electric Current-Assisted Sintering Techniques for the Processing of Advanced Materials

Advanced Engineering Materials, Adv. Eng. Mater. Issue 6 (2020), Volume 22, 2000051


Thomas Brede, Reiner Kirchheim, Cynthia A. Volkert

Anisotropic grain growth in iron-carbon films at high electric current densities

Scripta Materialia 178 (2020) 18–23


Chen Cao, Robert Mücke, Fumihiro Wakai, Olivier Guillon

Viscous Poisson's ratio, bulk and shear viscosity during electrical field assisted sintering of polycrystalline ceria

Scripta Materialia 178 (2020) 240–243


Tarini Prasad Mishra, Rubens Roberto Ingraci Neto , Giorgio Speranza , Alberto Quaranta , Vincenzo M. Sglavo, Rishi Raj , Olivier Guillon, Martin Bram, Mattia Biesuz

Electronic conductivity in gadolinium doped ceria under direct current as a trigger for flash sintering

Scripta Materialia 179 (2020) 55–60, Accepted 7 January 2020


Fernando Maccari, Dmitriy Yu Karpenkov, Elena Semenova, Alexey Yu Karpenkov, Iliya A. Radulov, Konstantin P. Skokov, Oliver Gutfleisch

Accelerated crystallization and phase formation in Fe40Ni40B20 by electric current assisted annealing technique

Journal of Alloys and Compounds – Published 07 May 2020


Jana P.Parras, Roger A.De Souza

Grain-boundary diffusion of cations in fluorite-type oxides is faster but not always easier

Acta Materialia – Volume 195, 15 August 2020, Pages 383-391


Roger A. De Souza, David N. Mueller

Electrochemical methods for determining ionic charge in solids

Nat. Mater. (2020). Published online: 21 September 2020


Chen Cao, Yamato Sasaki, Robert Mücke, Koji Morita, Olivier Guillon

Experimental confirmation of the symmetric sintering behavior under compressive/tensile loading combined with electrical field

Scripta Materialia 187 (2020) 137–141


Lilit Ghazaryan, Shiti Handa, Paul Schmitt, Vivek Beladiya, Vladimir Roddatis, Andreas Tünnermann, and Adriana Szeghalmi

Structural, optical ad mechanical properties of TiO2 nanolaminates

Nanotechnology 32 (2021) 095709 (14pp)), Published 10 December 2020


Eugen Demler, Alexander Diedrich, Andrej Dalinger, Gregory Gerstein, Sebastian Herbst, Stefan Zaefferer and Hans Jürgen Maier

Changes in Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Magnesium Alloys Resulting from Superimposed High Current Density Pulses

Materials Science Forum (THERMEC 2021), 1016, 2021, 385-391 ISSN: 1662-9752, Vol. 1016, pp 385-391 - Online: 2021-01-05


Olivier Guillon, Roger A. De Souza, Tarini Prasad Mishra, Wolfgang Rheinheimer

Electric‑field‑assisted processing of ceramics: Nonthermal effects and related mechanisms

MRS BULLETIN, VOLUME 46, January 2021 pages 52–58 (2021)


Tarini Prasad Mishra, Christian Lenser, Rishi Raj, Olivier Guillon, Martin Bram

Development of a processing map for safe flash sintering of gadolinium-doped ceria

Journal of the American Ceramic Society

Accepted: 03 April 2021 - J Am Ceram Soc. 2021;00:1–13.


Adrian L. Usler and Roger A. De Souza

A Critical Examination of the Mott–Schottky Model of Grain-Boundary Space-Charge Layers in Oxide-Ion Conductors

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Volume 168, Number 5

Citation Adrian L. Usler and Roger A. De Souza 2021 J. Electrochem. Soc. 168 056504, Published 5 May 2021


Jana P. Parras, Gereon Feldmann, Roger A. De Souza

Fast grain-boundary diffusion paths in ionic solids: Space-charge layers versus interfacial core

Journal of the American Ceramic Society / 06 May 2021 / J Am Ceram Soc. 2021;00:1-9.


David N. Mueller, Margret Giesen, Tomáš Duchoň, Stefan Cramm, Felix Gunkel, Matteo Jugovac, Giovanni Zamborlini, Vitaliy Feyer, and Claus M. Schneider

Nanoscopic Surface Decomposition of Pr0.5Ba0.5CoO3−δ Perovskites Turns Performance Descriptors Ambiguous

The Journal of Physical Chemistry – A Journal of the American Chemical Society

Published on May 13th, Issue 18 (Ausgabe 18), Article:


Margarita Lapteva, Vivek Beladiya, Sebastian Riese, Phillip Hanke, Felix Otto, Torsten Fritz, Paul Schmitt, Olaf Stenzel, Andreas Tunnermann, and Adriana Szeghalmi

Influence of temperature and plasma parameters on the properties of PEALD HfO2

Vol. 11, No. 7 / 1 July 2021 / Optical Materials Express 1919, published 7 Jun 2021

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Cong Tao, Daniel Mutter, Daniel F. Urban and Christian Elsässer

Atomistic calculations of charged point defects at grain boundaries in SrTiO3

Phys. Rev. B 104, 054114 (2021)


Fumihiro Wakai, Gaku Okuma, Robert Mücke, Olivier Guillon

Modelling of elimination of strength-limiting defects by pressure-assisted sintering at low stress levels

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Available online 20 September 2021


Subhadip Bhandari, Tarini Prasad Mishra, Olivier Guillon, Devinder Yadav, Martin Bram

Accessing the role of Joule heating on densification during flash sintering of YSZ

Scripta Materialia 211 (2022) 114508