Poster session 2020

DNA self-assembled optical antennas for single photon emitters
M. Lakatos, M. M. Loretan, G. A. Chiarelli, M. Pilo-Pais, G. P. Acuna
Université de Fribourg, Faculté des Sciences et Médicine, Photonic Nanosystems, Fribourg, Switzerland
Plant cuticle-inspired pervaporation membranes for the recovery of ethanol
A. Kamtsikakis, S. McBride, J. O. Zoppe, C. Weder
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Chemin des Verdiers 4, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Dynamic semiconductor-electrolyte interfaces during photoelectrochemical water oxidation
J. Li, G. R. Patzke
University of Zurich, Department of Chemistry, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
How does the dissociation of methane depend on the adsorption site? Site-specific reactivity measurements by RAIRS
A. Gutiérrez-González, H. Chadwick, R. D. Beck
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Moléculaire, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Site-selective methyl formation on the steps of Pt (211) at low surface temperature observed by reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy
H. Vejayan, A. Gutiérrez-González, R. D. Beck
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Moléculaire, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Tuning the friction properties of reconstructed KBr on Ir(111) by intercalating a monolayer of graphene
Z. Liu,1 A. Hinaut,1 T. Glatzel,1 S. Scherb,1 E. Meyer,1 J. Y. Zhang2
1 Department of Physics, University of Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
2 Solid Lubrication, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 730000 Lanzhou, People’s Republic of China
State-to-state molecule/surface scattering apparatus using bolometric infrared laser tagging detection
B.-J. Chen,1 D. J. Auerbach,2 R. D. Beck1
1 Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Moléculaire, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
2 Department of Dynamics at Surfaces, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
Giant thermal expansion by alkyl chain fluctuations
S. Scherb,1 A. Hinaut,1 R. Pawlak,1 J. G. Vilhena,1 T. Glatzel,1 E. Meyer1
Y. Liu,2 X. Feng,2 K. Müllen,2 A. Narita2
1 Department of Physics, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2 Max Plank Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Operando investigation of nickel oxide catalysts for water splitting: active centers, surface morphology and spin control.
Y. Liang,1 S. Lee,2 K. Banjac,1 F. Cometto,1 K. Martin,3 N. Avarvari,3 X. Hu,2
M. Lingenfelder1
1 Max Planck-EPFL Lab for Molecular Nanoscience and Technology and Institute of Physics, EPFL, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
2 Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Catalysis, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, EPFL, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
3 Laboratoire Moltech-Anjou, Université d'Angers, 49045 Angers, France
Hybrid photocatalysts for water decontamination and bioethanol production: Circular economy
A. Serrà,1 L. Philippe,1 R. Artal,2 J. García-Amorós,2 E. Gómez,2 B. Sepúlveda,3 J. Nogués3
1 Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Thun, Switzerland
2 Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)
3 Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Barcelona, Spain
Determination of grain boundary diffusion coefficients in compressively- strained Cu/W multilayers by in-situ high temperature Auger spectroscopy
A. V. Druzhinin,1,2 B. Rheingans,1 S. Siol,1 J. Janczak-Rusch,1 L. P.H. Jeurgens,1 C. Cancellieri,1 B. B. Straumal2
1 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Laboratory for Joining Technologies and Corrosion, Überlandstrasse 129, Dübendorf CH-8600, Switzerland
2 National University of Science and Technology «MISIS», Leninsky prospect 4, Moscow 119049, Russian Federation
Conductive metal-organic architectures for biochemical sensing
L. Lüder,1,2 A. Gubicza,1,2 A. M. Wipf,1 C. M. Stiefel,1 P. Nirmalraj,1 M. Calame,1 C. Toncelli,2 R. Rossi,2 A. Sadeghpour,2,3 A. Neels3
Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland
1 Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces
2 Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles
3 Center for X-ray Analytics
Plasma processing of low-vapor pressure liquids to form functional surfaces
S. Gaiser, U. Schütz, D. Hegemann
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Advanced Fibers, Plasma & Coating Group, St. Gallen, Switzerland
The nucleation, bonding, and radial growth of thin film coatings on inert surfaces
C. Guerra-Nuñez,1 J. Michler,1 I. Utke,1 R. Savu,2 S. Moshkalev2 M. Li,3 H. G. Park,3
Zhang,4 R. Erni4
1 Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructure, EMPA, Thun, Switzerland
2 Centro de Componentes Semicondutores, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
3 ETH Zürich, Nanoscience for Energy Technology and Sustainability, Zürich, Switzerland.
4 Electron Microscopy Center, EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland.
High-purity copper structures from a perfluorinated copper carboxylate using focused electron beam induced deposition and post-purification
L. Berger,1 J. Jurczyk,1 K. Madajska,2 T. E. J. Edwards,1 I. B. Szymańska,2 P. Hoffmann,3 I. Utke1
1 Empa, Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, Thun, Switzerland
2 Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
3 Empa, Laboratory for Advanced Materials Processing, Thun, Switzerland
Adsorption controlled permeation in planar nanomaterials
P. Dementyev
Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Dynamics of interfacial bonds in a SiOx-based contact immersed in an ionic liquid
A. Arcifa,1 S. N. Ramakrishna,2 A. Rossi,2,3 W. Ouyang,4 M. Urbakh,4  N. D. Spencer2
1 Empa, Swiss Federal Institute for Material Science and Technology, Switzerland
2 Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5,CH-8093Zurich,Switzerland
3 Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, I-09100 Cagliari, Italy
4 School of Chemistry and The Sackler Center for Computational Molecular and Materials Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel

Thermally induced hydrogenation of buckybowls: from curved to planar aromatic hydrocarbons
C. Wäckerlin,1,2 A. Cahlík,2 A. Gallardo,2 A. Mairena,1 M. Baljozovic,1 P. Jelínek,2 K.-H. Ernst1,2
1 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland
2 Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Cukrovarnická 10, 162 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic

Non-existence of Chirality Induced Spin Selectivity (CISS) in molecular layers of helicenes 
M. Baljozović,1 A. Mairena,1 C. Wäckerlin,1 J. Voigt,1 B. Irziqat,1 K.-H. Ernst1
B. Arnoldi,2 M. B. Stadtmüller,2 A. L. Fernandes Cauduro,3  A. Schmid,3
E. Bonini Guedes,4   J. H. Dillh4  
1 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland
2 Department of Physics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
3 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA
4 Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI, Switzerland

This article was updated on January 28, 2020