Fundamentals of Energy Conversion Processes


A DFG Cluster of Excellence


  • Prof. Frank Ortmann

The lab in the computer

Sep 28, 2020|

How are electrons “ticking”? And why is their behavior so important for efficient solar cells? Learn more about it in the research portrait of our new member Prof. Frank Ortmann.

A new grip on the Sabatier principle

Sep 9, 2020|

Even for experienced catalysts, matchmaking is not always easy. Some partners bind too strong, others leave too early. Read here how a copper electrode solves this problem by itself.

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Data & Zoom
This new event series with short scientific talks is set up from students for students to get to know each other and facilitate the interdisciplinary and cooperative work.
11th International Conference on Quantum Dots
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This conference offers a great platform for experts to discuss fundamentals, materials and applications regarding quantum dots. 
VIU Venedig
e-conversion conference 2021
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Unfortunately we had to cancel our conference planned for September 2020. All the more we are looking forward to welcome our guests in Venice in September 2021!

Recent Publications

A Auer, M Andersen, E-M Wernig, N G Hörmann, N Buller, K Reuter, J Kunze-Liebhäuser

Self-activation of copper electrodes during CO electro-oxidation in alkaline electrolyte Journal Article

In: Nature Catalysis, 2020, ISSN: 2520-1158.

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H Y Qi, H Sahabudeen, B K Liang, M Polozij, M A Addicoat, T E Gorelik, M Hambsch, M Mundszinger, S Park, B V Lotsch, S C B Mannsfeld, Z K Zheng, R H Dong, T Heine, X L Feng, U Kaiser

Near-atomic-scale observation of grain boundaries in a layer-stacked two-dimensional polymer Journal Article

In: Science Advances, 6 (33), 2020, ISSN: 2375-2548.

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J Eichhorn, S E Reyes-Lillo, S Roychoudhury, S Sallis, J Weis, D M Larson, J K Cooper, I D Sharp, D Prendergast, F M Toma

Revealing Nanoscale Chemical Heterogeneities in Polycrystalline Mo-BiVO(4)Thin Films Journal Article

In: Small, 2020, ISSN: 1613-6810.

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