Rainer Adelung

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Rainer Adelung
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)
Functional Nanomaterials
Institute for Materials Science
Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel
49 (0) 431 880 6116
Lead of projects A2, A5
A2, A5


K. SiemsenS. Rajput, F. Rasch, F. Taheri, R. Adelung, J. Lammerding, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Tunable 3D Hydrogel Microchannel Network to Study Confined Mammalian Cell Migration. AdvHealthcare Mater2021, 2100625 DOI:10.1002/adhm.202100625

P. Jordt, N. Wolff, S.B. Hrkac, S. Shree, D. Wang, R.J. Harder, C. Kübel, R. Adelung, O.G. Shpyrko, O.M. Magnussen, L. Kienle, B.M. Murphy, Visualizing Intrinsic 3D-Strain Distribution in Gold Coated ZnO Microstructures by Bragg Coherent X-Ray Diffraction Imaging and Transmission Electron Microscopy with Respect to Piezotronic Applications, Advanced Electronic Materials. n/a (n.d.) 2100546.https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.202100546

P. Jordt, S.B. Hrkac, J. Gröttrup, A. Davydok, C. Krywka, N. Wolff, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, O.M. Magnussen, B.M. Murphy, Local Strain Distribution in ZnO Microstructures Visualized with Scanning Nano X-Ray Diffraction and Impact on Electrical Properties, Advanced Engineering Materials. n/a (n.d.) 2100201. https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.202100201

C. Arndt , M. Hauck, I. Wacker, B. Zeller-Plumhoff, F. Rasch, M. Taale , AS Nia, X. Feng, R. Adelung, RR Schroeder, F. Schütt, C. Selhuber-Unkel ( 2021): Microengineered hollow graphene tube systems generate conductive hydrogels with extremely low filler concentration. Nano letters. 21, 8, 3690-3697. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c04375

L. Siebert, N. Wolff, N. Ababii, M. Terasa, O. Luopan, A. Vahl, V. Duppel, H. Qiu, M. Tienken, M. Mirabelli, V. Sontea, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, Facile fabrication of semiconducting oxide nanostructures by direct ink writing of readily available metal microparticles and their application as low power acetone gas sensors, Nano Energy 70, 104420 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104420

X. Tao, H. Jin, M. Mintken, N. Wolff, Y. Wang, R. Tao, Y. Li, H. Torun, J. Xie, J. Luo, J. Zhou, Q. Wu, S. Dong, J. Luo, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, Y. K. Mishra, Y. Q. Fu, Three-Dimensional Tetrapodal ZnO Microstructured Network Based Flexible Surface Acoustic Wave Device for Ultraviolet and Respiration Monitoring Applications, ACS Applied Nano Materials, (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b02300

N. Wolff, V. Ciobanu, M. Enachi, M. Kamp, T. Braniste, V. Duppel, S. Shree, S. Raevschi, M. Mendina-Sánchez, R. Adelung, G. Schmidt, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Advanced Hybrid GaN/ZnO Nanoarchitectured Microtubes for Fluorescent Micromotors Driven by UV Light, Small, 1905141, (2019). https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201905141

N. Wolff, V. Hrkac, J. Ditto, V. Duppel, Y. Mishra, D. Johnson, R. Adelung, L. Kienle, Crystallography at the nanoscale: planar defects in ZnO nanospikes. J. Appl. Cryst. 52 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600576719009415

N. Wolff, P. Jordt, T. Braniste, V. Popa, E. Monaico, V. Ursaki, A. Petraru, R. Adelung, B. Murphy, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Modulation of Electrical Conductivity and Lattice Distortions in Bulk HVPE-Grown GaN. ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 8, 141–146 (2019). DOI: 10.1149/2.0041908jss

O. Lupan, V. Postica, N. Wolff, J. Su, F. Labat, I. Ciofini, H. Cavers, R. Adelung, O. Polonskyi, F. Faupel, L. Kienle, B. Viana, T. Pauporté, Low-Temperature Solution Synthesis of Au-Modified ZnO Nanowires for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Nanosensors, ACS Appl. Materials&Interfaces 11, 32115-32126 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b08598

V. Postica, I. Paulowicz, O. Lupan, F. Schütt, N. Wolff, A. Cojocaru, YK. Mishra, L. Kienle, R. Adelung, The effect of morphology and functionalization on UV detection properties of ZnO networked tetrapods and single nanowires, Vacuum 166, 393-398 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacuum.2018.11.046

N. Wolff, P. Jordt, T. Braniste, V. Popa, E. Monaico, V. Ursaki, A. Petraru, R. Adelung, BM. Murphy, L. Kienle, I. Tiginyanu, Modulation of Electrical Conductivity and Lattice Distortions in Bulk HVPE-Grown GaN, ECS Journal of Solid State Research and Technology 8, 141-146 (2019). DOI: 10.1149/2.0041908jss

M. Taale, D. Krüger, E. Ossei-Wusu, F. Schütt, M. A. Ur Rehamn, Y. Mishra, J. Marx, N. Stock, B. Fiedler, A. Boccaccini, R. Willumeit-Römer, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Systematically designed periodic electrophoretic deposition for decorating 3D carbon-based scaffolds with bioactive nanoparticles. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 5, 9, 4393-4404 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00102

O. Lupan, V. Postica, M. Hoppe, N. Wolff, O. Polonskyi, T. Pauporté, B. Viana, O. Majérus, L. Kienle, F. Faupel, R. Adelung, PdO/PdO2 functionalized ZnO : Pd films for lower operating temperature H2 gas sensing, Nanoscale 10, 14107-14127 (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8nr03260b

M. Mintken, M. Schweichel, S. Schröder, S. Kaps, J. Carstensen, Y. K. Mishra, T. Strunskus, F. Faupel and R. Adelung. Nanogenerator and piezotronic inspired concepts for energy efficient magnetic field sensors. Nano Energy 56, 420 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.11.031

S. Gutekunst, K. Siemsen, S. Huth, A. Möhring, B. Hesseler, M. Timmermann, I. Paulowicz, Y. Mishra, L. Siebert, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel, 3D Hydrogels Containing Interconnected Microchannels of Subcellular Size for Capturing Human Pathogenic Acanthamoeba Castellanii. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2019). 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b01009.

M. Taale, F. Schütt, T. Carey, J. Marx, Y. K. Mishra, B. Fiedler, F. Torrisi, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Biomimetic Carbon-Fiber Systems Engineering, A Modular Design Strategy to Generate Biofunctional Composites from Graphene and Carbon Nanofibers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11(5): 5325-5335 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b17627

M. Taale, F. Schütt, K. Zheng, Y. Mishra, A. Boccaccini, R. Adelung, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Bioactive Carbon Based Hybrid 3D Scaffolds for Osteoblast Growth. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b13631

U. Schürmann, C. Chluba, N. Wolff, D. Smazna, R. Lima de Miranda, P. Junker, R. Adelung, E. Quandt, L. Kienle, Functional NiTi grids for in situ straining in the TEM. Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 182, pp. 10-16 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.06.003

S. B. Hrkac, C. T. Koops, M. Abes, C. Krywka, M. Müller, M. Burghammer, M. Sztucki, T. Dane, Kaps, Y. K. Mishra,R. Adelung, J. Schmalz, M. Gerken, E. Lage, C. Kirchhof, E. Quandt, O. M. Magnussen, B. M. Murphy, Tunable Strain in Magnetoelectric ZnO Microrod Composite Interfaces. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (30), pp 25571–25577 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15598

D. Smazna, N. Wolff, S. Shree, F. Schütt, Y.K. Mishra, L- Kienle, R. Adelung, Enhancing the conductivity of ZnO micro- and nanowire networks with gallium oxide. IEEE 7th International Conference Nanomaterials: Application & Properties (NAP), Odessa, pp. 01FNC07-1-01FNC07-5 (2017). doi: 10.1109/NAP.2017.8190199

S. Kaps, S. Bhowmick, J. Gröttrup, V. Hrkac, D. Stauffer, H. Guo, O. L. Warren, J. Adam, L. Kienle, A. M. Minor, R. Adelung, Y. K. Mishra, Piezoresistive Response of Quasi-One-Dimensional ZnO Nanowires Using an in Situ Electromechanical Device. Acs Omega, 2(6), 2985-2993 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.7b00041 

O. Lupan, V. Postica, J. Gröttrup, A. K. Mishra, N. H. de Leeuw, R. Adelung, Enhanced UV and ethanol vapour sensing of a single 3-D ZnO tetrapod alloyed with Fe2O3 nanoparticles. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, Vol. 245, 448-461 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2017.01.107

J. Gröttrup, V. Postica, N. Ababii, O.  Lupan, C. Zamponi, D. Meyners, Y. K. Mishra, V. Sontea, I. Tiginyanu, R. Adelung, Size-dependent UV and gas sensing response of individual Fe2O3-ZnO:Fe micro- and nanowire based devices. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 701, 920-925 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.12.346

O. Lupan, V. Postica, J. Gröttrup, A. K. Mishra, N. H. de Leeuw, J. F. C. Carreira, J. Rodrigues, N. Ben Sedrine, M. R. Correia, T. Monteiro, V. Cretu, I. Tiginyanu, D. Smazna, Y. K. Mishra, R. Adelung, Hybridization of Zinc Oxide Tetrapods for Selective Gas Sensing Applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (4), 4084-4099 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b11337


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Recent Publications

A. Kittmann, C. Müller, P. Durdaut, L. Thormählen, V. Schell, F. Niekiel, F. Lofink, D. Meyners, R. Knöchel, M. Höft, J. McCord, E. Quandt, Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of SAW Magnetic Field Sensors with varied Magnetostrictive Layer Thicknesses., Sens. Actuators A, 311, 111998 (2020). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2020.111998

N. Lukat, R.-M. Friedrich, B. Spetzler, C. Kirchhof, C. Arndt, L. Thormälen, F. Faupel, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Mapping of magnetic nanoparticles and cells using thin film magnetoelectric sensors based on the delta-E effect Sens. Actuators A, 309. 112023, (2020), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2020.112023

A. Galka, S. Monntaha, M. Siniatchkin, Constrained Expectation Maximisation Algorithm for Estimating ARMA models in State Space Representation, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer Nature, accepted (March 2020).





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