Materials for photoelectrochemical water splitting

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  • SPP 1613 (Phase II)
    Novel thin film composites and cocatalysts for visible light-induced water splitting 


Selected Publications:

Rohloff, M.; Anke, B.; Kasian, O.; Zhang, S.; Lerch, M.; Scheu, C.; Fischer, A*.
Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation Performance by Fluorine Incorporation in BiVO4 and Mo:BiVO4 Thin Film Photoanodes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11 (18), pp. 16430–16442.

Rohloff, M.; Cosgun, S.; Massué, C.; Lunkenbein, T.; Senyshyn, A.; Lerch, M.*; Fischer, A.*; Behrens, M.* 
The Role of Synthesis Conditions for Structural Defects and Lattice Strain in β-TaON and Their Effect on Photo- and Photoelectrocatalysis. Zeitschrift für Naturforsch. B 2019, 74 (1), 71–83.

Rohloff, M.; Anke, B.; Zhang, S.; Gernert, U.; Scheu, C.; Lerch, M.; Fischer, A.*
Mo-Doped BiVO4 Thin Films – High Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Performance Achieved by a Tailored Structure and Morphology.
Sustain. Energy Fuels 2017, 1 (8), 1830–1846.

Anke, B.; Rohloff, M.; Willinger, M. G.; Hetaba, W.; Fischer, A.*; Lerch, M.* 
Improved Photoelectrochemical Performance of Bismuth Vanadate by Partial O/F-Substitution.
Solid State Sci. 2017, 63, 1–8.





  • SPP 1613 (Phase I)
    Nanostructured doped tantalum oxide nitride and chalcopyrite-based thin film co-catalyst composites for visible light-driven water splitting


Selected Publications:


Azarpira, A.; Lublow, M.; Steigert, A.; Bogdanoff, P.; Greiner, D.; Kaufmann, C. A.; Krüger, M.; Gernert, U.; Van De Krol, R.; Fischer, A.; Schedel-Niedrig, T.* 
Efficient and Stable TiO2:Pt-Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Composite Photoelectrodes for Visible Light Driven Hydrogen Evolution. Adv. Energy Mater. 2015, 5 (12), 1–9.

Kailasam, K.*; Fischer, A.*; Zhang, G.; Zhang, J.; Schwarze, M.; Schröder, M.; Wang, X.; Schomäcker, R.; Thomas, A. Mesoporous Carbon Nitride-Tungsten Oxide Composites for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution. ChemSusChem 2015, 8 (8), 1404–1410.

Lüdtke, T.; Schmidt, A.; Göbel, C.; Fischer, A.; Becker, N.; Reimann, C.; Bredow, T.; Dronskowski, R.; Lerch, M.* Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Delta-TaON, a Metastable Polymorph of Tantalum Oxide Nitride. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53 (21), 11691–11698.

Cosgun, S.; Rohloff, M.; Göbel, C.; Gernert, U.; Fischer, A.; Lerch, M.* 
Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Rutile-Type ScTa2O5N.
Zeitschrift für Anorg. und Allg. Chemie 2014, 640 (14), 2771–2775.

Lublow, M.; Schedel-Niedrig, T.; Fischer, A.*
Solar Water Splitting By Transition Metal Oxide - Silicon Photoanodes Prepared under Cathodic Electrochemical Conditions. ECS Trans. 2014, 58 (30), 31–38.




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