Electrochemical Materials and Interfaces



S. Kajita and A. Bieberle-Hütter
Low onset potential for oxygen evolution reaction on hematite electrodes processed with He plasma irradiation
Intern. J. of Hydrogen Energy 57 (2024) 1118–1125 (pdf, SI)



N.P. Prasad, M. Rohnke, M.A. Verheijen, J.M. Sturm, J.P. Hofmann, E.J.M. Hensen, and A. Bieberle-Hütter
Role of Excess Bi on the Properties and Performance of BiFeO3 Thin-Film Photocathodes
ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2023, 6, 12237−12248 (pdf, SI)

S. Kajita, T. Eda, S. Feng, H. Tanaka, A. Bieberle-Hütter, N. Ohno
Increased photoelectrochemical performance of vanadium oxide thin film by helium plasma treatment with auxiliary molybdenum deposition
Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 4 (2023) (pdf)



Qiuhua Liang, G. Brocks, A. Bieberle-Hütter
First-principles study of the magnetic exchange forces between the RuO2 (110) surface and Fe tip
ChemPhysChem (2022) e202200429 (pdf, SI)

B.F.H. van den Boorn, M. van Berkel,, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Variance-Based Global Sensitivity Analysis: A Methodological Framework and Case Study for Microkinetic Modeling
Adv. Theory Simul. (2022) 2200615.

B. Samanta, Á. Morales-García, F. Illas, N. Goga, J.A. Anta, S. Calero, A. Bieberle-Hütter, F. Libisch, A. B. Muñoz-García, M. Pavone, M.C. Toroker
Challenges of modeling nanostructured materials for photocatalytic water splitting
Chem. Soc. Rev. 51 (2022) 3794-3818.

Q. Liang, , A. Bieberle-Hütter, G.H.L.A. Brocks
Anti-Ferromagnetic RuO2: A Stable and Robust OER Catalyst over a Large Range of Surface Terminations
J. Phys. Chem. C 126, 3 (2022) 1337–45.

K. George, M. van Berkel, X. Zhang, R. Sinha, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Correction to “Impedance Spectra and Surface Coverages Simulated Directly from the Electrochemical Reaction Mechanism: A Nonlinear State-Space Approach”
J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (15) (2019) 9981−9992; published in 2022.

S. Feng, S. Kajita, M. Higashi, A. Bieberle-Hütter, T. Yoshida, N. Ohno
Photoelectrochemical properties of plasma-induced nanostructured tungsten oxide
Applied Surface Science 580 (15) (2022) 151979.



Q. Liang, G.H.L.A. Brocks, V. Sinha, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Tailoring the performance of ZnO for oxygen evolution by effective transition metal doping
ChemSusChem 14 (15) (2021) 3064-73 (pdf, SI).

Q. Liang, G.H.L.A. Brocks, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Oxygen evolution reaction (OER) mechanism under alkaline and acidic conditions
J. Phys: Energy 3 (2021) 026001. (pdf)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, A.C. Bronneberg, K. George, M.C.M. van de Sanden
Operando Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier-transform Infrared (ATR-FTIR) Spectroscopy for Water Splitting
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 54 (2021) 133001-12. (pdf)

V. Sinha, D. Sun, E.J. Meijer, T.J.H. Vlugt, A. Bieberle-Hütter
A Multiscale Modeling Approach to Elucidate the Mechanism of the Oxygen Evolution Reaction at the Hematute-Water Interface
Faraday Discuss. 229 (2021) 89. (pdf, SI)



K. George, T. Khachatrjan, M. van Berkel, V. Sinha, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Understanding the Impact of Different Types of Surface States on Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation: A Microkinetic Modeling Approach
ACS Catal. 10 (2020) 14649-60. (pdf, SI)

M. Parente, M. van Helvert, R. F. Hamans, R. Verbroekken, R. Sinha, A. Bieberle-Hütter, A. Baldi
A simple and fast high-yield synthesis of silver nanowires
Nano Lett. 20 (2020) 5759−64.

Y. Zhao, S. Balasubramanyam, A.A. Bol, A.Bieberle-Hütter
Relating 3D Geometry and Photoelectrochemical Activity of WO3-loaded n-Si Nanowires: New Design Rules for Photoelectrodes
ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 3 (2020) 9628-34. (pdf, SI)

Y. Zhao, P. Westerik, R. Santbergen, E. Zoethout, H. Gardeniers, A. Bieberle-Hütter
From Geometry to Activity: A Quantitative Analysis of WO3/Si Micropillar Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
Adv. Funct. Mater. 30 (13) (2020) 1909157 (1-10). (pdf, SI)

R. Sinha, D. Friedrich, G. Zafeiropoulos, E. Zoethout, M. Parente, M.C.M. van de Sanden, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Charge carrier dynamics and photocatalytic activity of {111} and {100} faceted Ag3PO4 particles
J. Chem. Phys. 152 (2020) 244710 (1-9). (pdf, SI)


Q. Liang, G. Brocks, X. Zhang, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Monolayer Nitrides Doped with Transition Metals as Efficient Catalysts for Water Oxidation: The Singular Role of Nickel
J. Phys. Chem. C. 123 (43) (2019) 26289-98. (pdf, SI)

Y. Zhao, G. Brocks, H. Genuit, R. Lavrijsen, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Boosting the Performance of WO3/n-Si Heterostructures for Photo-electrochemical Water Splitting: from the Role of Si to Interface Engineering
Adv. Energy Mater. (2019) 1900940. (pdf, SI)

X. Cao, X. Zhang, R. Sinha, S. Tao, A. Bieberle-Hütter
The importance of charge redistribution during electrochemical reactions: A density functional theory study of silver orthophospate (Ag3PO4)
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21 (2019) 9531-37. (pdf, SI)

R. Sinha, R. Lavrijsen, M.A. Verheijen, E. Zoethout, H. Genuit, M.C.M. van de Sanden, A. Bieberle-Hütter
The electrochemistry of sputtered hematite photoanodes: A comparison of metallic DC versus ractive RF sputtering
ACS Omega 4 (2019) 9262−70. (pdf, SI)

K. George, M. van Berkel, X. Zhang, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Impedance spectra and surface coverages simulated directly from the electrochemical reaction mechanism: A nonlinear state-space approach
J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (15) (2019) 9981-92. (pdf)

K. George, X. Zhang, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Why does NiOOH cocatalyst increase the oxygen evolution activity of alpha-Fe2O3?
J. Chem. Phys. 150 (2019) 041729. (pdf, SI)

R. Kishore, X. Cao, X. Zhang, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Electrochemical Water Oxidation on WO3 Surfaces: A Density Functional Theory Study
Catalysis Today 321-322 (2019) 94-99. (pdf)


A. Bronneberg, A.Bieberle-Hütter
Waterstof direct van de zon
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, Vol. 84, Editie 10 (2018) 24-29. (pdf)

Y. Zhao, S. Balasubramanyam, R. Sinha, R. Lavrijsen, M.A. Verheijen, A.A. Bol, A.Bieberle-Hütter
Physical and Chemical Defects in WO3 Thin Films and Their Impact on Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
ACS Appl. Energy Mater. (2018) 1 (11) 5887-95.(pdf)


R. Sinha, I. Tanyeli, R. Lavrijsen, M.C.M. van de Sanden, A. Bieberle-Hütter
The Electrochemistry of Iron Oxide Thin Films Nanostructured by High Ion Flux Plasma Exposure
Electrochimica Acta, 258 (2017) 709-17. (DOI, pdf)

X. Zhang, C. Cao, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Enhanced Electrochemical Water Oxidation: the Impact of Nanoclusters and Nanocavities
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19 (2017) 31300-305. (DOI, pdf)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, I. Tanyeli, R. Lavrijsen, B. Koopmans, M.C.M. van de Sanden
Nanostructuring of Thin Films by High Flux Low Energy He Plasma
Thin Solid Films 631 (2017) 50-56. (DOI, pdf)


X.Q. Zhang, C. Cao, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Orientation Sensitivity of Oxygen Evolution Reaction on Hematite
J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (2016) 28694-00 (DOI, pdf).

X.Q. Zhang, P. Klaver, R. van Santen, M.C.M. van de Sanden, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Oxygen Evolution at Hematite Surfaces: The Impact of Structure and Oxygen Vacancies on Lowering the Overpotential
J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (2016) 18201-08. (DOI)

X.Q. Zhang, A. Bieberle-Hütter
Modeling and Simulations in Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation: From Single Level to Multiscale Modeling
ChemSusChem 9 (2016) 1223–42. (DOI)



B. Scherrer, A. Evans, A.J. Santis-Alvarez, B. Jiang, J. Martynczuk, H. Galinski, M. Nabavi, M. Prestat, R. Tölke, A. Bieberle-Hütter, D. Poulikakos, P. Muralt, P. Niedermann, A. Dommann, T. Maeder, P. Heeb, V. Straessle, C. Muller and L.J. Gauckler
A thermally self-sustained micro-power plant with integrated micro-solid oxide fuel cells, micro-reformer and functional micro-fluidic carrier
J. Pow. Sourc. 258 (2014) 434-440. (DOI)



A. Bieberle-Hütter, A. Santis, B. Jiang, P. Heeb, P. Niedermann, L. Bischof, A. Dommann, M. Navabi, P. Poulikakos, T. Maeder, L.J. Gauckler
Syngas Generation from n-Butane with an Integrated MEMS Assembly for Gas Processing in Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems
Lab Chip 12 (22) (2012) 4894 – 4902. (DOI, pdf)

B. Scherrer, J. Martynczuk, H. Galinski, J.G. Grolig, S. Binder, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp, M. Prestat and L.J. Gauckler
Microstructures of YSZ and CGO Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis: Influence of Processing Parameters on the Porosity
Adv. Funct. Mater. 22 (2012) 3509–3518. (DOI)

R. Tölke, A. Bieberle-Hütter, A. Evans, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Processing of Foturan® Glass Ceramic Substrates for Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
J. Europ. Cer. Soc. 32 (12) (2012) 3229-3238. (DOI)

C. Meier, T. Hocker, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L.J. Gauckler
Analyzing a Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System by Global Energy Balances
Int. J. Hydr. En. 37 (2012) 10318-10327. (DOI)

T. Ryll, P. Reibisch , L. Schlagenhauf, A. Bieberle-Huetter, M. Döbeli, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Lanthanum Nickelate Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis: Crystallization, Microstructure and Electrochemical Properties
J. Europ. Ceram. Soc. 32 (12) (2012) 1701-1709. (DOI)

P. Plonczak, M. Sogaard, A. Bieberle-Hütter, P. Vang Hendriksen, L.J. Gauckler
Electrochemical Properties of La0.58Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d Thin Films with Varying Microstructures
J. Electrochem. Soc. 159 (4) (2012) B1-B12. (DOI)

M.V.F. Schlupp, M. Prestat, J. Martynczuk, J.L.M. Rupp, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L.J. Gauckler
Thin Film Growth of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia by Aerosol Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition
J. Power Sourc. 202 (2012) 47-55. (DOI)

N.J. Simrick, A. Bieberle-Hütter, T.M. Ryll, J.A. Kilner, A. Atkinson, J.L.M. Rupp
An Investigation of the Oxygen Reduction Mechanism of LSCF Using Patterned Thin Films
Solid State Ionics 206 (2012) 7–16. (DOI)



A. Evans, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L.P. Bonderer, S. Stuckenholz, L.J. Gauckler
Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Without Microfabrication Using Ultrathin Free-standing Yttria-Stabilised-Zirconia Foils
J. Pow. Sourc. 196 (2011) 10069– 10073. (DOI)

M. Søgaard, A. Bieberle-Hütter, P. Vang Hendriksen, M. Mogensen, H.L. Tuller
Oxygen Incorporation in Porous Thin Film of Strontium Doped Lanthanum Ferrite
J. Electroceram. 27 (3-4) (2011) 134-142. (DOI)

B. Scherrer, S. Heiroth, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp, and L.J. Gauckler
Crystallization and Microstructural Properties of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis
Adv. Funct. Mat. 21 (20) (2011) 3967-3975. (DOI)

B. Scherrer, A. Rossi, J. Martynczuk, M. Rossell, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J. Rupp, R. Erni, L.J.Gauckler
Impact of Substrate Material and Annealing Conditions on the Microstructure and Chemistry of Yttria-Stabilized-Zirconia Thin Films
J. Pow. Sourc. 196 (18) (2011) 7372-7382. (DOI)

H. Galinski, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.M.L. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Nonlinear Oxidation Kinetics of Nickel Cermets
Acta Mat. 59 (16) (2011) 6239-6245. (DOI)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, P. Reinhard, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
The Impact of Etching during Microfabrication on the Microstructure and the Electrical Conductivity of Gadolinia-doped Ceria Thin Films
J. Pow. Sourc. 196 (2011) 6070–6078. (DOI)

P. Plonczak, A. Bieberle-Hütter, M. Sogaard, T. Ryll, J. Martynczuk, P. Vang Hendriksen, L. J. Gauckler
Tailoring of LSCF Nanostructure by Pulsed Laser Deposition    
Adv. Funct. Mat. 21 (2011) 2764–2775. (DOI)

T. Ryll, J.L.M. Rupp, A. Bieberle-Hütter, H. Galinski, L.J. Gauckler
Characterization of Thin Films for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Facilitated by Micro-patterning
Scr. Mat. 65 (2011) 84-89. (DOI)

N.J. Simrick, J.A. Kilner, A. Atkinson, J.L.M. Rupp, T.M. Ryll, A. Bieberle-Hütter, H. Galinski, L.J. Gauckler
Micro-Fabrication of Patterned Cathodes with Gold Current Collectors
Solid State Ionics 192 (1) (2011) 619-626. (DOI)

T. Ryll, H. Galinski, L. Schlagenhauf, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp,  L.J. Gauckler
Microscopic and Nanoscopic Three Phase Boundaries of Platinum Thin-Film Electrodes on YSZ Electrolyte
Adv. Funct. Mat. 21 (3) (2011) 565-572. (DOI)



H. Galinski, T. Ryll, P. Elser, J.L.M. Rupp, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L.J. Gauckler
Agglomeration of Pt Thin Films on Dielectric Substrates
Phys. Rev. B 82 (2010) 235415. (DOI, pdf)

T. Ryll, A. Brunner, S. Ellenbroeck, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J. L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Electrical Conductivity and Crystallization of Amorphous Bismuth Ruthenate Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 13933–13942. (DOI, pdf)

N. Karageorgakis, A. Heel, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp, T. Graule, L.J. Gauckler
Flame Spray Deposition of La0.6Sr0.4CoO3−d Thin Films: Microstructural Characterization, Electrochemical Performance and Degradation
J. Pow. Sourc. 195 (2010) 8152–8161. (DOI)



A. Evans, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Review on Microfabricated Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Membranes
J. Pow. Sourc. 194 (2009) 119-129. (DOI)

A. Evans, A. Bieberle-Hütter, H. Galinski, J.L.M. Rupp, T. Ryll, B. Scherrer, R. Tölke, L.J. Gauckler
Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Status, Challenges and Chances
Chemical Monthly 140 (2009) 975-983. (DOI)

M. Vogler, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L.J. Gauckler, J. Warnatz, W.G. Bessler
Modeling Study of Surface Reactions, Diffusion and Spillover at a Ni/YSZ Patterned Anode
J. Electrochem. Soc. 156 (5) (2009) B663-B672. (DOI)



U.P. Muecke, D. Beckel, A. Bernard, A. Bieberle-Hütter, S. Graf, A. Infortuna, P. Müller, J.L.M. Rupp, J. Schneider, L.J. Gauckler
Micro Solid Oxide Fuel Cells on Glass Ceramic Substrates
Adv. Func. Mater. 18 (2008) 1-11. (DOI)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, D. Beckel, A. Infortuna, U.P. Muecke, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler, S. Rey-Mermet, P. Muralt, N. R. Bieri, N. Hotz, M.J. Stutz, D. Poulikakos, P. Heeb, P. Müller, A. Bernard, R. Gmür, T. Hocker
A Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System as Battery Replacement
J. Pow. Sourc. 177 (2008) 123-130. (DOI)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L. Hertz, H.L. Tuller
Fabrication and Electrochemical Characterization of Planar Pt-CGO Microstructures
Act. Mat. 56 (2008) 177-187. (DOI)



J.-W. Son, H. Kim, H.-R. Kim, J.-H. Lee, H.-W. Lee, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J.L.M. Rupp, U.P. Muecke, D. Beckel, L.J. Gauckler
Fabrication of Micro Solid Oxide Fuel Cell by Thin Film Processing Hybridization: I. Multilayer Structure of Sputtered YSZ Thin Film Electrolyte and Ni-Based Anodes Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis
J. Korean Ceram. Soc. 44 (10) (2007) 589-596. (pdf)

D. Beckel, D. Briand, A. Bieberle-Hütter, J. Courbat, N.F. de Rooij, L.J. Gauckler
Micro-hotplates—A platform for micro-solid oxide fuel cells
J. Pow. Sourc. 166 (2007) 143–148. (DOI)

D. Beckel, A. Bieberle-Hütter, A. Harvey, A. Infortuna, U. P. Muecke, M. Prestat, J.L.M. Rupp, L.J. Gauckler
Thin Films for Micro Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
J. Pow. Sourc. 173 (2007) 325-345. (DOI)



T. Hyodo, A. Bieberle-Hutter, J.L. Hertz, H.L. Tuller
Three Dimensional Arrays of Hollow Gadolinia-doped Ceria Microspheres Prepared by R.F. Magnetron Sputtering Employing PMMA Microsphere Templates
J. Electroceram. 17 (2006) 695-699. (DOI)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, M. Søgaard, H.L. Tuller
Electrical and Electrochemical Characterization of Microstructured Thin Film La1-xSrxCoO3 Electrodes
Solid State Ionics 177 (2006) 1969-1975. (DOI)

A. Bieberle-Hütter, H.L. Tuller
Fabrication and Structural Characterization of Interdigitated Thin Film La1-xSrxCoO3 (LSCO) Electrodes
J. Electroceram. 16 (2006) 151-157. (DOI)


Before 2005

A. Bieberle, L.J. Gauckler
State-Space Modeling of the Anodic SOFC System Ni, H2-H2O I YSZ
Solid State Ionics 146 (2002) 23-41. (DOI)

A. Bieberle, L.P. Meier, L.J. Gauckler
The Electrochemistry of Ni Pattern Anodes Used as Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Model Electrodes
J. Electrochem. Soc. 148 (2001) A646-A656. (DOI)

A. Bieberle, L.J. Gauckler
Ni-based SOFC Anodes: Microstructure and Electrochemistry
Zeitschrift für Metallkunde 92 (2001) 796-802.

N. Janke, A. Bieberle, R. Weissmann
Characterization of Sputter-Deposited WO3 and CeO2-x – TiO2 Thin Films for Electrochromic Applications
Thin Solid Films 392 (2001) 134-141. (DOI)

A. Bieberle, L.J. Gauckler.
Reaction Mechanisms of Ni Pattern Anodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Solid State Ionics 135 (2000) 337-345. (DOI)