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O. Guillon, C. Elsässer, O. Gutfleisch, S. Korte-Kerzel, C. A. Volkert, J. Janek, D. Raabe

Manipulation of matter by electric and magnetic fields: Toward novel synthesis and processing routes of inorganic materials

Materials Today, Volume 21, Issue 5, June 2018, Pages 527-536 (2018)

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F. Lemke, W. Rheinheimer, M. J. Hoffmann

A comparison of power controlled flash sintering and conventional sintering of strontium titanate

Scripta Materialia, 130 (2017) 187–190

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G. Cerretti, M. Schrade, X. Song, B. Balke, H. Lu, T. Weidner, I. Lieberwirth, M. Panthöfer, T. Norby and W. Tremel

Thermal stability and enhanced thermoelectric properties of the tetragonal tungsten bronzes Nb8-xW9+xO47 (0 < x < 5)

Royal Society of Chemistry, Journal of Materials Chemistry A

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L. Jürgensen, M. Frank, M. Pyeon, L. Czympiel, S. Mathur

Subvalent Iridium Precursors for Atom-Efficient Chemical Vapor Deposition of Ir and IrO2 Thin Films

Organometallics 2017, 36, 2331—2337

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S. Angst, L. Engelke, M. Winterer, D. E. Wolf

Models of Current Sintering

EPJ Web Conf., Volume 140, 2017

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S. Beschnitt, R. A. De Souza

Impurity diffusion of Hf and Zr in Gd-doped CeO2

Solid State Ionics, Volume 305, July 2017, Pages 23-29

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M. Salvalaglio, R. Backofen, A. Voigt, K. R. Elder

Controlling the energy of defects and interfaces in the amplitude expansion of the phase-field crystal model

Physical Review E 96, 023301, Volume 96, Issue 2, August 2017

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F. Kaiser, P. Simon, U. Burkhardt, B. Kieback, Y. Grin, I. Veremchuk

Spark Plasma Sintering of Tungsten Oxides WOx (2.50 <= x <= 3): Phase Analysis and Thermoelectric Properties

Crystals. 2017, 7, 271.

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J. Chun, M. Martin, H.-I. Yoo

On the kinetic decomposition voltage of ternary oxides

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (2018) 2396-2402

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M. Joos, G. Cerretti, I. Veremchuk, P. Hofmann, H. Frerichs, D. H. Anjum, T. Reich, I. Lieberwirth, M. Panthöfer, W. G. Zeier, W. Tremel

Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)-Assisted Synthesis and Thermoelectric Characterization of Magnéli Phase V6O11

Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 1259–1268.

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T. Faraz , H. C. M. Knoops, M. A. Verheijen, C. A. A. van Helvoirt, S. Karwal , A. Sharma, V. Beladiya, A. Szeghalmi, D. M. Hausmann, J. Henri, M. Creatore, W. M. M. Kessels

Tuning Material Properties of Oxides and Nitrides by Substrate Biasing during Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition on Planar and 3D Substrate Topographies

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Volume 10(15), pp 13158-13180 (2018)

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G. Okumaa, J. Gonzalez-Julian, O. Guillon, F. Wakai

Comparison between sinter forging and X-ray microtomography methods for determining sintering stress and bulk viscosity

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 38, Issue 4, April 2018, Pages 2053-2058

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F. Wakai, O. Guillon, G. Okuma, N. Nishiyama

Sintering forces acting among particles during sintering by grain‐boundary/surface diffusion

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Volume 102, Issue 2 (2019)

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M. Salvalaglio, R. Backofen, K. R. Elder, A. Voigt

Defects at grain boundaries: A coarse-grained, three-dimensional description by the amplitude expansion of the phase-field crystal model

Physical Review Materials, Volume 2, May 2018

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M. N. Kelly, W. Rheinheimer, M. J. Hoffmann, G. S. Rohrer

Anti-thermal grain growth in SrTiO3: Coupled reduction of the grain boundary energy and grain growth rate constant

Acta Materialia 149 (2018) 11-18

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S. K. Sistla, T. Mishra, Y. Deng, A. Kaletsch, M. Bram, C. Broeckmann

Electric Field-Assisted Sintering of Gadolinium-Doped Ceria: Sintering and Grain Growth Kinetics

J. Ceram. Sci. Technol. 1-10 (2019)

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S. Shestaeva, A. Bingel, P. Munzert, L. Ghazaryan, C. Patzig, A. Tünnermann, A. Szeghalmi

Mechanical, structural, and optical properties of PEALD metallic oxides for optical applications

Applied Optics, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp. C47-C59 (2017)

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V. Beladiya, T. Faraz, W. M. M. Kessels, A. Tünnermann, A. Szeghalmi

Controlling mechanical, structural and optical properties of Al2O3 thin films deposited by plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition with substrate biasing

Proceedings of SPIE, 2018, 10691, 106910E-1/13

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R. Kirchheim

On the mixed ionic and electronic conductivity in polarized yttria stabilized zirconia

Solid State Ionics, Volume 320, July 2018, Pages 239-258

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M. Jongmanns, R. Raj, D. E. Wolf

Generation of Frenkel defects above the Debye temperature by proliferation of phonons near the Brillouin zone edge

New Journal of Physics, Volume 20, September 2018

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W. Rheinheimer, J. P. Parras, J.‐H. Preusker, R. A. De Souza, M. J. Hoffmann

Grain growth in strontium titanate in electric fields: The impact of space‐charge on the grain‐boundary mobility

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Special Issue Article, November 2018

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J. Leduc, Y. Gönüllü, P. Ghamgosar, S. You, J. Mouzon, H. Choi, A. Vomiero, M. Grosch, S. Mathur

Electronically-Coupled Phase Boundaries in alpha-Fe2O3/Fe3O4 Nanocomposite Photoanodes for Enhanced Water Oxidation

ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019

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W. Rheinheimer, X. L. Phuah, H. Wang, F. Lemke, M. J. Hoffmann, H. Wang

The role of point defects and defect gradients in flash sintering of perovskite oxides

Acta Materialia 165 (2019) 398-408

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M. Straub, J. Leduc, M. Frank, A. Raauf, T. Lohrey, S. Minasian, J. Arnold, S. Mathur

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Phase-Pure Uranium Dioxide Thin Films from Uranium(IV) Amidate Precursors

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 5805--5809.

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R. Backofen, K. R. Elder, A. Voigt

Controlling Grain Boundaries by Magnetic Fields

Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 126103

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J. Leduc, M. Frank, L. Jürgensen, D. Graf, A. Raauf, S. Mathur

Chemistry of actinide centers in heterogeneous catalytic transformations of small molecules

ACS Catalysis 2019, acscatal.8b04924.

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M. Pyeon, V. Rauch, D. Stadler, M. Gürsoy, M. Deo, Y. Gönüllü, T. Fischer, T. Hwang, S. Mathur

Magnetic Field‐Assisted Control of Phase Composition and Texture in Photocatalytic Hematite Films

Adv. Eng. Mater 2019, 1900195

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K. Pfeiffer, L. Ghazaryan, U. Schulz, A. Szeghalmi

Wide-angle broadband antireflection coatings by atomic layer deposition

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, (accepted), selected for Cover Art.

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R. Kirchheim

Simple geometrical aspects of grain growth in the framework of Herring’s analysis and a disclination model

Acta Mater. 173 (2019) 327-331

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M. Frank, L. Jürgensen, J. Leduc, D. Stadler, D. Graf, I. Gessner, F. Zajusch, T. Fischer, M.-A. Rose, D. N. Mueller S. Mathur

Volatile Rhenium(I) Compounds with Re–N Bonds and Their Conversion into Oriented Rhenium Nitride Films by Magnetic Field-Assisted Vapor Phase Deposition

Inorg. Chem. 2019, 10408-10416

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M. Becker, M. Sierka

Density functional theory for molecular and periodic systems using density fitting and continuous fast multipole method: Stress tensor

Journal of Computational Chemistry, 19 July 2019

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M. Jongmanns, D. E. Wolf

Element‐specific displacements in defect‐enriched TiO2: Indication of a flash sintering mechanism

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 20 July 2019

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D. Schwarzbach, J. Gonzalez-Julian, O. Guillon, V. Roddatis, C. A. Volkert

Towards In-Situ Electron Microscopy Studies of Flash Sintering

Ceramics 2019, 2(3), 472-487

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F. Wakai, G. Okuma, N. Nishiyama, O. Guillon

Micromechanics of formation and shrinkage of a closed pore in sintering by coupled grain boundary/surface diffusion

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 39, Issue 9, August 2019, Pages 2952-2959

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W. Rheinheimer, E. Schoof, M. Selzer, B. Nestler, M. J. Hoffmann

Non-Arrhenius grain growth in strontium titanate: Quantification of bimodal grain growth

Acta Materialia 174 (2019) 105-115

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X. Tong, D. S. Mebane, R. A. De Souza

Analysing the grain‐boundary resistance of oxide‐ion conducting electrolytes: Poisson–Cahn vs Poisson–Boltzmann theories

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Invited Feature Article, published: 09 August 2019

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R. Kirchheim

Incubation time for flash sintering as caused by internal reactions, exemplified for yttria stabilized zirconia

Acta Materialia, Volume 175, 15 August 2019, Pages 361-375

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M. Becker, M. Sierka

Atomistic Simulations of Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition

Materials 2019, 12(16), 2605

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T. P. Mishra, V. Avila, R. R. I. Neto, M. Bram, O. Guillon, R. Raj

On the role of Debye temperature in the onset of flash in three oxides

Scripta Materialia, Volume 170, pp. 81-84 (2019)

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D. Stadler, D. N. Mueller, T. Brede, T. Duchoň, T. Fischer, A. Sarkar, M. Giesen, C. M. Schneider, C. A. Volkert, S. Mathur

Magnetic Field-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of Iron Oxide Thin Films: Influence of Field-Matter Interactions on Phase Composition and Morphology

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019

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A. Lahiri, P. Shanthraj, F. Roters

Understanding the mechanisms of electroplasticity from a crystal plasticity perspective

Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 27 (2019) 085006 (28pp)

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J. P. Parras, C. Cao, Z. Ma, R. Mücke, L. Jin, R. Dunin‐Borkowski, O. Guillon, R. A. De Souza

The grain‐boundary resistance of CeO2 ceramics: A combined microscopy‐spectroscopy‐simulation study of a dilute solution

Journal of the American Ceramic Society,

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D. Stadler, T. Brede, D. Schwarzbach, F. Maccari, T. Fischer, O. Gutfleisch, C. A. Volkert, S. Mathur,

Anisotropy control in magnetic nanostructures through field-assisted chemical vapor deposition

Nanoscale Adv. 2019, 4290-4295

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S. Reschka, G. Gerstein, A. Dalinger, S. Herbst, F. Nürnberger, S. Zaefferer

Visualization and Observation of Morphological Peculiarities of Twin Formation in Mg‑Based Samples After Electrically Assisted Forming

Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (2019) 8:806–814 - Published online: 11 November 2019

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G. Gerstein, F. Körkemeyer, A. Dalinger, S. Zaefferer, H. J. Maier

Anomalous twinning in AZ 31 magnesium alloy during electrically assisted forming

Materials Letters 255 (2019) 126516,

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A. Tripathi, S. Zaefferer

On the resolution of EBSD across atomic density and accelerating voltage with a particular focus on the light metal magnesium

Ultramicroscopy, Volume 207, December 2019, 112828

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D. Andre, T. Burlet, F. Körkemeyer, G. Gerstein, J.S.K.-L. Gibson, S. Sandlöbes-Haut, S. Korte-Kerzel

Investigation of the electroplastic effect using nanoindentation

Materials and Design 183 (2019) 108153

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V. Beladiya, M. Becker, T. Faraz, W.M.M. (Erwin) Kessels, P. Schenk, F. Otto, T. Fritz, M. Gruenewald, C. Helbing, K. D. Jandt, A. Tünnermann, M. Sierka, A. Szeghalmi

Effect of an electric field during the deposition of silicon dioxide thin films by plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition: an experimental and computational study

The Royal Society of Chemistry 2020 / Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 2089-2102

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C. Cao, R. Mücke, O. Guillon

Effect of AC field on uniaxial viscosity and sintering stress of ceria

Acta Materialia 182 (2020) 77–86

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C. Gorynski, U. Anselmi-Tamburini, M. Winterer

Controlling current flow in sintering: A facile method coupling flash with spark plasma sintering

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 91, 015112 (2020). Published online: 16 Jan 2020

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M. A. Lange, Y. Krysiak, J. Hartmann, G. Dewald, G. Cerretti, M. N. Tahir, M. Panthöfer, B. Barton, T. Reich, W. G. Zeier, M. Mondeshki, U. Kolb, W. Tremel

Solid State Fluorination on the Minute Scale: Synthesis of WO3−xFx with Photocatalytic Activity

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 1909051

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R. Backofen, A.Voigt

Magnetically induced/enhanced coarsening in thin films

Phys. Rev. Materials 4, 023404 – Published 28 February 2020

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M. Bram, A. M. Laptev, T. P. Mishra, K. Nur, M. Kindelmann, M. Ihrig, J. G. Pereira da Silva, R. Steinert, H. P. Buchkremer, A. Litnovsky, F. Klein, J. Gonzalez-Julian, O. Guillon

Application of Electric Current-Assisted Sintering Techniques for the Processing of Advanced Materials

Advanced Engineering Materials, Adv. Eng. Mater. Issue 6 (2020), Volume 22, 2000051

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T. Brede, R. Kirchheim, C. A. Volkert

Anisotropic grain growth in iron-carbon films at high electric current densities

Scripta Materialia 178 (2020) 18–23

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C. Cao, R. Mücke, F. Wakai, O. Guillon

Viscous Poisson's ratio, bulk and shear viscosity during electrical field assisted sintering of polycrystalline ceria

Scripta Materialia 178 (2020) 240–243

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T. P. Mishra, R. R. I. Neto, G. Speranza, A. Quaranta, V. M. Sglavo, R. Raj, O. Guillon, M. Bram, M. Biesuz

Electronic conductivity in gadolinium doped ceria under direct current as a trigger for flash sintering

Scripta Materialia 179 (2020) 55–60, Accepted 7 January 2020

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F. Maccari, D. Y. Karpenkov, E. Semenova, A. Y. Karpenkov, I. A. Radulov, K. P. Skokov, O.Gutfleisch

Accelerated crystallization and phase formation in Fe40Ni40B20 by electric current assisted annealing technique

Journal of Alloys and Compounds – Published 07 May 2020

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J. P. Parras, R. A. De Souza

Grain-boundary diffusion of cations in fluorite-type oxides is faster but not always easier

Acta Materialia – Volume 195, 15 August 2020, Pages 383-391

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R. A. De Souza, D. N. Mueller

Electrochemical methods for determining ionic charge in solids

Nat. Mater. (2020). Published online: 21 September 2020

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C. Cao, Y. Sasaki, R. Mücke, K. Morita, O. Guillon

Experimental confirmation of the symmetric sintering behavior under compressive/tensile loading combined with electrical field

Scripta Materialia 187 (2020) 137–141

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L. Ghazaryan, S. Handa, P. Schmitt, V. Beladiya, V. Roddatis, A. Tünnermann, A. Szeghalmi

Structural, optical and mechanical properties of TiO2 nanolaminates

Nanotechnology 32 (2021) 095709 (14pp)), Published 10 December 2020

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E. Demler, A. Diedrich, A. Dalinger, G. Gerstein, S. Herbst, S. Zaefferer, H. J. Maier

Changes in Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Magnesium Alloys Resulting from Superimposed High Current Density Pulses

Materials Science Forum (THERMEC 2021), 1016, 2021, 385-391 ISSN: 1662-9752, Vol. 1016, pp 385-391 - Online: 2021-01-05

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O. Guillon, R. A. De Souza, T. P. Mishra, W. Rheinheimer

Electric‑field‑assisted processing of ceramics: Nonthermal effects and related mechanisms

MRS BULLETIN, VOLUME 46, January 2021 pages 52–58 (2021)

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T. P. Mishra, C. Lenser, R. Raj, O. Guillon, M. Bram

Development of a processing map for safe flash sintering of gadolinium-doped ceria

Journal of the American Ceramic Society

Accepted: 03 April 2021 - J Am Ceram Soc. 2021;00:1–13.

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A. L. Usler, R. A. De Souza

A Critical Examination of the Mott–Schottky Model of Grain-Boundary Space-Charge Layers in Oxide-Ion Conductors

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Volume 168, Number 5

J. Electrochem. Soc. 168 056504, Published 5 May 2021

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J. P. Parras, G. Feldmann, R. A. De Souza

Fast grain-boundary diffusion paths in ionic solids: Space-charge layers versus interfacial core

Journal of the American Ceramic Society / 06 May 2021 / J Am Ceram Soc. 2021;00:1-9.

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D. N. Mueller, M. Giesen, T. Duchoň, S. Cramm, F. Gunkel, M. Jugovac, G. Zamborlini, V. Feyer, C. M. Schneider

Nanoscopic Surface Decomposition of Pr0.5Ba0.5CoO3−δ Perovskites Turns Performance Descriptors Ambiguous

The Journal of Physical Chemistry – A Journal of the American Chemical Society

Published on May 13th, Issue 18 (Ausgabe 18), Article:

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M. Lapteva, V. Beladiya, S. Riese, P. Hanke, F. Otto, T. Fritz, P. Schmitt, O. Stenzel, A. Tunnermann, A. Szeghalmi

Influence of temperature and plasma parameters on the properties of PEALD HfO2

Vol. 11, No. 7 / 1 July 2021 / Optical Materials Express 1919, published 7 Jun 2021

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C. Tao, D. Mutter, D. F. Urban, C. Elsässer

Atomistic calculations of charged point defects at grain boundaries in SrTiO3

Phys. Rev. B 104, 054114 (2021)

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F. Wakai, G. Okuma, R. Mücke, O. Guillon

Modelling of elimination of strength-limiting defects by pressure-assisted sintering at low stress levels

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Available online 20 September 2021

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S. Bhandari, T. P. Mishra, O. Guillon, D. Yadav, M. Bram

Accessing the role of Joule heating on densification during flash sintering of YSZ

Scripta Materialia 211 (2022) 114508

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T. P. Mishra, S. Wang, C. Lender, D. Jennings, M. Kindelmann, W. Rheinheimer

Ultra-fast high-temperature sintering of strontium titanate

Acta Materialia 231 (2022) 117918

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C. Tao, D. Mutter, D. F. Urban, C. Elsässer

Electrostatic treatment of charged interfaces in classical atomistic simulations

Modeliing Simul. Matewr. Sci. Eng. 30 (2022) 055004

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A. Raauf, J. Leduc, M. Frank, D. Stadler, D. Graf, M. Wilhelm, M. Grosch, S. Mathur

Magnetic Field-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of UO2 Thin Films

Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 3, 1915–1921, Publication Date: January 21, 2021


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V. Nahrstedt, D. Stadler, T. Fischer, T. Duchoň, D. N. Mueller, C. M. Schneider, S. Mathur

Molecular Level Synthesis of InFeO3 and InFeO3/Fe2O3 Nanocomposites

Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 6, 3719–3728, Publication Date: February 23, 2021

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S. Zaefferer

Interacting with current

Nat. Mater. 20, 448–449 (2021).

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V.Beladiya, T. Faraz, P. Schmitt, A. Munser, S. Schröder, S. Riese, C. Mühlig, D. Schachtler, F. Steger, R. Botha, F. Otto, T. Fritz, C. van Helvoirt, W. M. M. Kessels, H.Gargouri, A. Szeghalmi

Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of HfO2 with Substrate Biasing: Thin Films for High-Reflective Mirrors

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 14677−14692

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S. Bhandari, T. P. Mishra, M. Bram, O. Guillon, D. Yadav

Flash sintering behaviour of 8YSZ-NiO composites

Ceramics International 48 (2022) 33236–33244

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N. Ahr, M. Martin

Numerical simulations of the Hebb-Wagner polarization kinetics: (I) weakly acceptor-doped perovskite oxides

Solid State Ionics, Volume 386, 2022, 116057, ISSN 0167-2738,

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D. Lewin, K.-H. Menze, I. Michiels, D.C. Lupascu

Influence of geometry on thermal gradients and hotspot formation during flash sintering

Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 43, Issue 4, 2023, Pages 1633-1638, ISSN 0955-2219

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T. P. Mishra, A. M. Laptev, M. Ziegner, S. K. Sistla, A. Kaletsch, C. Broeckmann, O. Guillon, M. Bram

Field-Assisted Sintering/Spark Plasma Sintering of Gadolinium-Doped Ceria with Controlled Re-Oxidation for Crack Prevention

Materials 2020, 13(14), 3184;

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M. A. Lange, I. Khan, P. Opitz, J. Hartmann, M. Ashraf, A. Qurashi, L. Prädel, M. Panthöfer, A. Cossmer, J. Pfeifer, F. Simon, M. von der Au, B. Meermann, M. Mondeshki, M. N. Tahir, W. Tremel

A Generalized Method for High-Speed Fluorination of Metal Oxides by Spark Plasma Sintering Yields Ta3O7F and TaO2F with High Photocatalytic Activity for Oxygen Evolution from Water

Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2007434

DOI: 10.1002/adma.202007434

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A. L. Usler, D. Kemp, A. Bonkowski, R. A. De Souza

A general expression for the statistical error in a diffusion coefficient obtained from a solid-state molecular-dynamics simulation

J Comput Chem. 2023;1–13.

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N. Ahr, M. Martin

Resistive Switching of Perovskite-Type Oxides Using the Hebb–Wagner Polarization Method

Adv. Eng. Mater. (2023) 2201741

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S. Körfer, A. Bonkowski, J. Kler, P. Hatton, B. P. Uberuaga, R. A. De Souza

The Sluggish Diffusion of Cations in CeO2 Probed through Molecular Dynamics and Metadynamics Simulations

Adv. Eng. Mater. (2023) 202201788

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T. Brede, M. Kuhfuß, R. Kirchheim, C. A. Volkert

Control of microstructure in iron-carbon thin films by means of electromigration

Adv. Eng. Mater. (2023) 202201914

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R. Backofen, M. Salvalaglio, A. Voigt

Controlling Magnetic Anisotropy in Amplitude Expansion of Phase Field Crystal Model

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 2201564

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D. F. Urban, P. Sell, C. Elsässer

Atomic Migration and Ordering of Binary Ferromagnetic Intermetallic L10 Phases and Influences of Alloying Elements and Electric Fields

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 2201864

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D. Mutter, C. Tao, D. F. Urban, C. Elsässer

Formation Energy Profiles of Oxygen Vacancies at Grain Boundaries in Perovskite-Type Electroceramics

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 2201847

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S. Wang, T. P. Mishra, Y. Deng, L. Balice, A. Kaletsch, M. Bram, C. Broeckmann

Electric Current-Assisted Sintering of 8YSZ: A Comparative Study of Ultrafast High-Temperature Sintering and Flash Sintering

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 2300145

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F. Kaiser, M. Schmidt, Y. Grin, I. Veremchuk

Molybdenum Oxides MoOx: Spark-Plasma Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties at Elevated Temperature

Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 2025−2035

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J.-H. Preusker, M. J. Hoffmann, W. Rheinheimer

Impact of AC and DC Electric Fields on the Microstructure Evolution in Strontium Titanate

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 2201848

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D. Lewin, I. Michiels, S.M. Fathabad, E. Kröll, K.-H. Menze, D.C. Lupascu

Flash and Breakdown: Thermal Runaway and Dielectric Breakdown as Competing Mechanisms During Flash Sintering of Barium Titanate

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2300142. (2023)

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O. Guillon, W. Rheinheimer, M. Bram,

A Perspective on Emerging and Future Sintering Technologies of Ceramic Materials

Advanced Engineering Materials, p. 2201870, 2023,

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H. Lee, Z. T. Aytuna, A. Bhardwaj, M. Wilhelm, K. Lê, B. May, D. N. Mueller, S. Mathur

Controlling Degree of Inversion in MgFe2O4 Spinel Films Grown in External Magnetic Fields

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 202300021

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F. Maccari, T. P. Mishra, M. Keszler, T. Braun, E. Adabifiroozjaei, I. Radulov, T. Jiang, E. Bruder, O. Guillon, L. Molina-Luna, M. Bram, O. Gutfleisch

Nanocrystalline Nd-Fe-B anisotropic magnets by flash spark plasma sintering

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 202300252

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K.S.N. Vikrant, W. Rheinheimer, H. Sternlicht, M. Bäurer, R. E. García

Electrochemically-driven abnormal grain growth in ionic ceramics

Acta Materialia 200 (2020) 727–734

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K. S. N. Vikrant, W. Rheinheimer, R. E. García

Electrochemical drag effect on grain boundary motion in ionic Ceramics

Computational Materials (2020) 6:165

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X. L. Phuah, W. Rheinheimer, Akriti, L. Dou, H. Wang

Formation of liquid phase and nanostructures in flash sintered ZnO

Scripta Materialia 195 (2021) 113719

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P. Xu, W. Rheinheimer, A. Mishra, S. N. Shuvo, Z. Qi, H. Wang, A. M. Dongare, L. Stanciu

Origin of high interfacial resistance in solid-state batteries: LLTO/LCO half-cells

ChemElectroChem 10.1002/celc.202100189

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J. N. Ebert, W. Rheinheimer

Electric field induced degradation of high-voltage PTCR ceramics

Open Ceramics 11 (2022) 100280

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B. Qu, D. Eiteneer, L. A. Hughes, J. Preusker, J. Wood, W. Rheinheimer, M. J. Hoffmann, K. van Benthem

Defect redistribution along grain boundaries in SrTiO3 by externally applied electric fields

Journal of the European Ceramic Society 43 (2023) 1625–1632

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The impact of flash sintering on densification and plasticity of strontium titanate: High heating rates, dislocation nucleation and plastic flow

Journal of the European Ceramic Society 43 (2023) 3524-3537

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Magnetically enhanced thin film coarsening by a magnetic XPFC model allowing to decouple magnetic anisotropy and magnetostriction


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Electroplasticity mechanisms in hcp materials

Adv. Eng. Mater. 2023, 202201912

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Experimental and Numerical Studies of Densification and Grain Growth of 8YSZ during Flash Sintering

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R. De Souza, G. Harrington

Revisiting point defects in ionic solids and semiconductors

Nature Materials 22, (2023), p. 794–797

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Current-rate flash sintering of gadolinium doped ceria: Microstructure and Defect generation

Acta Materialia 189 (2020) 145_153

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P. Tutacz, D. Stadler, T. Karimpour, T. Duchoň, S. Cramm, C. M. Schneider, T. Fischer, D. N. Mueller, S. Mathur

External Magnetic Field Effects on Shape Anisotropy of TiO2 Nanostructures Grown from a Paramagnetic Ti(III) Precursor

Chem. Mater. 2023, 35, 19, 8050–8056

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Convexity splitting in a phase field model for surface diffusion

International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, 16 (2019), pp. 192-209

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D. Spetter, M.Tahir, J. Hilgert, I. Khan, A. Qurashi, H. Lu, T. Weidner, W. Tremel

Solvothermal Synthesis of Molybdenum–Tungsten Oxides and Their Application for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

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Closing the gap between atomic-scale lattice deformations and continuum elasticity

npj Computational Materials (2019) 5:48

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L. M. Moreno-Ramírez, C. Romero-Muniz, J. Y. Law, V. Franco, A. Conde, I. A. Radulov, F. Maccari, K. P. Skokov, O. Gutfleisch

Tunable first order transition in La(Fe,Cr,Si)13 compounds: Retaining magnetocaloric response despite a magnetic moment reduction

Acta Materialia 175 (2019) 406-414

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F. Maccari, L. Schäfer, I. Radulov, L.V.B. Diop, S. Ener, E. Bruder, K. Skokov, O. Gutfleisch

Rapid solidification of Nd1+XFe11Ti compounds: Phase formation and magnetic properties

Acta Materialia 180 (2019) 15-23

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Production of net-shape Mn-Al permanent magnets by electron beam Melting

Additive Manufacturing 30 (2019) 100787

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Controlled growth of Cu and CuOx thin films from subvalent copper precursors

Dalton Transactions (2020) 49, 13317

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Structure-Decomposition relationships of homoleptic and heteroleptic vanadium(IV) alkoxides for defined gas phase depositions of VO2 and V2O3 thin films

Materials Today: Proceedings 33 (2020) 2445–2450

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K.S.N. Vikrant, X.L. Phuah, J. Lund, Han Wang, C.S. Hellberg, N. Bernstein, W. Rheinheimer, C.M. Bishop, H. Wang, R.E. García

Modeling of flash sintering of ionic Ceramics

MRS Bulletin volume 46, (2021) pages 67–75

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Dislocation-mediated plasticity in the Al2Cu θ-phase

Acta Materialia 209 (2021) 116748

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Mesoscale Defect Motion in Binary Systems: Effects of Compositional Strain and Cottrell Atmospheres

Physical Review Letters 126, 185502 (2021)

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Vapor Phase Synthesis of SnS Facilitated by Ligand-Driven “Launch Vehicle” Effect in Tin Precursors

Molecules 2021, 26, 5367

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Magnetic APFC modeling and the influence of magneto-structural interactions on grain shrinkage

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Explicit temperature coupling in phase-field crystal models of solidification

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T. Mishra, L. Leich, M. Krengel, S. Weber, A. Röttger, M. Bram

NdFeB Magnets with Well-Pronounced Anisotropic Magnetic Properties Made by Electric Current-Assisted Sintering

Adv. Eng. Mater. (2023) 25, 2201027

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A. Aubert, J.S. Garitaonandia, F. Maccari, J. Brötz, K. Skokov, O. Gutfleisch

Origin of the uniaxial magnetic anisotropy in cobalt ferrite induced by spark plasma sintering

Ceramics International 49 (2023) 5630–5636

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R. Mundra, T. Mishra, M. Bram, O. Guillon, D. Yadav

Sintering behavior of 8YSZ-Ni cermet: Comparison between conventional, FST/SPS, and flash sintering

Int J Appl Ceram Technol. (2023) 20:2271–2280

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Direct Synthesis of Two-Dimensional SnSe and SnSe2 through Molecular Scale Preorganization

Inorg. Chem. (2023) 62, 6274−6287

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Machine learning based quantitative characterization of microstructures

Acta Materialia 256 (2023) 119106

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How space-charge behaviour at grain boundaries in electroceramic oxides is modified by two restricted equilibria

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2024) 26, 8287

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Structural and compositional gradients in alternating current sintered aluminum-doped zinc oxide

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