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European Joint Doctorate in Functional Materials Research

Deliverables

Workshop in technology transfer, technology intelligence and entrepreneurship

Workshop in technology transfer, technology intelligence and entrepreneurship

Research Publications

at least 30 research publications have been published or submitted

First General Meeting and Training School

School including Scientific review lectures and Workshops Project & Risk Managemt

E-learning technology selected

A software platform for deployment of e-learning modules has been selected

Selection and Recruitment

Selection of PhD candidates finalized

Training in Life Cycle Analysis of Materials

School or e-learning modules covering Criticality of Raw Materials, Recycling

Second General Meeting and Training School

School incl. Scientific review lectures and Workshops in Scientific Communication

Review of Joint Degree Practices

Report on current practices among partners regarding PhD degrees

Final Meeting / Conference

Final Meeting / Conference with Review of activities; decisions on modalities for continuation of School

Publication of Job Offers, Website open for online applications

procedures for selection agreed, website open for application

Website and application forms online

public website functional including online application forms, intranet

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Publications

Controlled Nanoscale Topographies for Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Author(s): Catarina R. Pedrosa, Didier Arl, Patrick Grysan, Irfan Khan, Stéphanie Durrieu, Sivashankar Krishnamoorthy, Marie-Christine Durrieu
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 11/9, 2019, Page(s) 8858-8866, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b21393

Sustainable Transesterification of Cellulose with High Oleic Sunflower Oil in a DBU-CO 2 Switchable Solvent

Author(s): Kelechukwu N. Onwukamike, Stéphane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/7, 2018, Page(s) 8826-8835, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01186

On the direct use of CO 2 in multicomponent reactions: introducing the Passerini four component reaction

Author(s): Kelechukwu Nnabuike Onwukamike, Stéphane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
Published in: RSC Advances, Issue 8/55, 2018, Page(s) 31490-31495, ISSN 2046-2069
DOI: 10.1039/c8ra07150k

Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition (SALD), an emerging tool for energy materials. Application to new-generation photovoltaic devices and transparent conductive materials

Author(s): David Muñoz-Rojas, Viet Huong Nguyen, César Masse de la Huerta, Sara Aghazadehchors, Carmen Jiménez, Daniel Bellet
Published in: Comptes Rendus Physique, Issue 18/7-8, 2017, Page(s) 391-400, ISSN 1631-0705
DOI: 10.1016/j.crhy.2017.09.004

Detailed Understanding of the DBU/CO 2 Switchable Solvent System for Cellulose Solubilization and Derivatization

Author(s): Kelechukwu N. Onwukamike, Thierry Tassaing, Stéphane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/1, 2017, Page(s) 1496-1503, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04053

Solvent-free preparation of porous poly(l-lactide) microcarriers for cell culture

Author(s): Mirasbek Kuterbekov, Paul Machillot, Pierre Lhuissier, Catherine Picart, Alain M. Jonas, Karine Glinel
Published in: Acta Biomaterialia, Issue 75, 2018, Page(s) 300-311, ISSN 1742-7061
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.06.009

Merging CO 2 -Based Building Blocks with Cobalt-Mediated Radical Polymerization for the Synthesis of Functional Poly(vinyl alcohol)s

Author(s): Philip B. V. Scholten, Jérémy Demarteau, Sandro Gennen, Julien De Winter, Bruno Grignard, Antoine Debuigne, Michael A. R. Meier, Christophe Detrembleur
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 51/9, 2018, Page(s) 3379-3393, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00492

Energy-Band Alignment of BiVO 4 from Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Solid-State Interfaces

Author(s): Yannick Hermans, Andreas Klein, Klaus Ellmer, Roel van de Krol, Thierry Toupance, Wolfram Jaegermann
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Issue 122/36, 2018, Page(s) 20861-20870, ISSN 1932-7447
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b06241

Enhancing electrical conductivity of room temperature deposited Sn-doped In 2 O 3 thin films by hematite seed layers

Author(s): Christian Lohaus, Céline Steinert, Getnet Deyu, Joachim Brötz, Wolfram Jaegermann, Andreas Klein
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, Issue 112/15, 2018, Page(s) 152105, ISSN 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/1.5022683

Spinodal Decomposition in Lead-free Piezoelectric BaTiO 3 –CaTiO 3 –BaZrO 3 Crystals

Author(s): Gabriel Buse, Cong Xin, Pascal Marchet, Ana Borta-Boyon, Mai Pham-Thi, Hughes Cabane, Emmanuel Veron, Michael Josse, Matias Velazquez, Michel Lahaye, Eric Lebraud, Mario Maglione, Philippe Veber
Published in: Crystal Growth & Design, Issue 18/10, 2018, Page(s) 5874-5884, ISSN 1528-7483
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00596

Interplay between Ca- and Ti-driven ferroelectric distortions in (Ba, Ca)TiO 3 solid solutions from first-principles calculations

Author(s): Danila Amoroso, Andrés Cano, Philippe Ghosez
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, Issue 114/9, 2019, Page(s) 092902, ISSN 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/1.5065655

Critical Review on Sustainable Homogeneous Cellulose Modification: Why Renewability Is Not Enough

Author(s): Kelechukwu N. Onwukamike, Stéphane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/2, 2018, Page(s) 1826-1840, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04990

Sustainable succinylation of cellulose in a CO 2 -based switchable solvent and subsequent Passerini 3-CR and Ugi 4-CR modification

Author(s): Z. Söyler, K. N. Onwukamike, S. Grelier, E. Grau, H. Cramail, M. A. R. Meier
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 20/1, 2018, Page(s) 214-224, ISSN 1463-9262
DOI: 10.1039/c7gc02577g

Sustainable Approach for Cellulose Aerogel Preparation from the DBU–CO 2 Switchable Solvent

Author(s): Kelechukwu N. Onwukamike, Laurine Lapuyade, Laurence Maillé, Stéphane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A.R. Meier
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/3, 2019, Page(s) 3329-3338, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05427

Single crystal growth of BaZrO 3 from the melt at 2700 °C using optical floating zone technique and growth prospects from BaB 2 O 4 flux at 1350 °C

Author(s): Cong Xin, Philippe Veber, Mael Guennou, Constance Toulouse, Nathalie Valle, Monica Ciomaga Hatnean, Geetha Balakrishnan, Raphael Haumont, Romuald Saint Martin, Matias Velazquez, Alain Maillard, Daniel Rytz, Michael Josse, Mario Maglione, Jens Kreisel
Published in: CrystEngComm, Issue 21/3, 2019, Page(s) 502-512, ISSN 1466-8033
DOI: 10.1039/c8ce01665h

Defect Modulation Doping

Author(s): Mirko Weidner, Anne Fuchs, Thorsten J. M. Bayer, Karsten Rachut, Patrick Schnell, Getnet K. Deyu, Andreas Klein
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 29/14, 2019, Page(s) 1807906, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201807906

Analysis of the interfacial characteristics of BiVO 4 /metal oxide heterostructures and its implication on their junction properties

Author(s): Yannick Hermans, Sebastián Murcia-López, Andreas Klein, Roel van de Krol, Teresa Andreu, Joan Ramón Morante, Thierry Toupance, Wolfram Jaegermann
Published in: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Issue 21/9, 2019, Page(s) 5086-5096, ISSN 1463-9076
DOI: 10.1039/c8cp07483f

Plant-Based Nonactivated Olefins: A New Class of Renewable Monomers for Controlled Radical Polymerization

Author(s): Philip B. V. Scholten, Christophe Detrembleur, Michael A. R. Meier
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/2, 2018, Page(s) 2751-2762, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05926

First-principles study of ( Ba , Ca ) TiO 3 and Ba

Author(s): Danila Amoroso, Andrés Cano, Philippe Ghosez
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 97/17, 2018, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.97.174108

Silylation of bacterial cellulose to design membranes with intrinsic anti-bacterial properties

Author(s): Guillaume Chantereau, Nettie Brown, Marie-Anne Dourges, Carmen S.R. Freire, Armando J.D. Silvestre, Gilles Sebe, Véronique Coma
Published in: Carbohydrate Polymers, Issue 220, 2019, Page(s) 71-78, ISSN 0144-8617
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.05.009

Searching for materials with high refractive index and wide band gap: A first-principles high-throughput study

Author(s): Francesco Naccarato, Francesco Ricci, Jin Suntivich, Geoffroy Hautier, Ludger Wirtz, Gian-Marco Rignanese
Published in: Physical Review Materials, Issue 3/4, 2019, ISSN 2475-9953
DOI: 10.1103/physrevmaterials.3.044602

Influence of ZnO Surface Modification on the Photocatalytic Performance of ZnO/NiO Thin Films

Author(s): Shanmugapriya Periyannan, Laura Manceriu, Ngoc Duy Nguyen, Andreas Klein, Wolfram Jaegermann, Pierre Colson, Catherine Henrist, Rudi Cloots
Published in: Catalysis Letters, Issue 149/7, 2019, Page(s) 1813-1824, ISSN 1011-372X
DOI: 10.1007/s10562-019-02781-z

Electrical Properties of Low-Temperature Processed Sn-Doped In2O3 Thin Films: The Role of Microstructure and Oxygen Content and the Potential of Defect Modulation Doping

Author(s): Getnet Kacha Deyu, Jonas Hunka, Hervé Roussel, Joachim Brötz, Daniel Bellet, Andreas Klein
Published in: Materials, Issue 12/14, 2019, Page(s) 2232, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma12142232

Electrocatalytic Properties of (100)-, (110)-, and (111)-Oriented NiO Thin Films toward the Oxygen Evolution Reaction

Author(s): Raphaël Poulain, Andreas Klein, Joris Proost
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Issue 122/39, 2018, Page(s) 22252-22263, ISSN 1932-7447
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05790

Enhanced Oxygen Evolution during Water Electrolysis at De-Alloyed Nickel Thin Film Electrodes

Author(s): A. Delvaux, Q. Van Overmeere, R. Poulain, J. Proost
Published in: Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Issue 164/12, 2017, Page(s) F1196-F1203, ISSN 0013-4651
DOI: 10.1149/2.1451712jes

Stability Enhancement of Silver Nanowire Networks with Conformal ZnO Coatings Deposited by Atmospheric Pressure Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition

Author(s): Afzal Khan, Viet Huong Nguyen, David Muñoz-Rojas, Sara Aghazadehchors, Carmen Jiménez, Ngoc Duy Nguyen, Daniel Bellet
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 10/22, 2018, Page(s) 19208-19217, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b03079

Transparent Electrodes Based on Silver Nanowire Networks: From Physical Considerations towards Device Integration

Author(s): Daniel Bellet, M?lanie Lagrange, Thomas Sannicolo, Sara Aghazadehchors, Viet Nguyen, Daniel Langley, David Mu?oz-Rojas, Carmen Jim?nez, Yves Br?chet, Ngoc Nguyen
Published in: Materials, Issue 10/6, 2017, Page(s) 570, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma10060570