GeCatS Infoday "Synchrotron Radiation and Neutrons for Catalysis, Materials Research and Development"

Poster Programme


Neutrons as a probe to characterize in situ / in operando Li-ion batteries: a review

R. Gilles1, V. Zinth1, S. Seidlmayer1, N. Paul1, C. von Lüders2, J. Hattendorff3, I. Buchberger3, M. Hofmann1, S. Erhard2, L. Karge1, P. Kudejova1, M. Schulz1, H. A. Gasteiger3, A. Jossen2

1 TU München, Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ), Garching, Germany,

2 TU München, Department Chemie, TEC, Garching

3 TU München, ESS, München, Germany


Trial Studies Tailor Made for SME

Michael Hagelstein, Institute for Beam Physics and Technology,

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany


Structure and Oxidation State of Copper during the CO2 reduction

Burkhard Hecker, Mehtap Oezaslan, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

In situ characterization of materials for energy conversion

Ezgi Onur Şahin1, Harun Tüysüz1, Candace Chan3, Wolfgang Schmidt1,

Christina Scheu2, Claudia Weidenthaler1

1Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
2Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf, Germany

3Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA


Investigation of Rh-based catalytic combustion sensors under working

conditions using X-ray techniques

Sabrina Müller1, Anna Zimina1, Ralph Steininger2, Sandra Flessau3, Jürgen Osswald3, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe

2ANKA Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

3Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA, Lübeck


In situ Multimodal 3D Chemical Imaging of a Hierarchically-Structured Core@Shell Catalyst

Thomas L. Sheppard 1, Stephen W.T. Price 2, Federico Benzi 1 , Sina Baier 1

Michael Klumpp 1, Roland Dittmeyer 1, Wilhelm Schwieger 3, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt 1

1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

2Diamond Light Source, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, UK

3Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany


National Contact Point Initiative for Synchrotron and Neutron Research

in Luxembourg

Inma Peral, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Andreas Michels, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Jens Kreisel, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg


DESY – Insights into Matter

Sabine Jaehmlich, Oliver Wendt, Stephan Roth,

Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron Hamburg (DESY)


Quantitative elemental and species analysis without reference materials – from in-situ / operando characterisation of batteries towards catalysis

Yves Kayser1, Ina Holfelder1, Philipp Hönicke1, Malte Wansleben1, Claudia Zech1, Birgit Kanngiesser2, Jacinto Sá3, and Burkhard Beckhoff1

1 Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Berlin,

2 Institute for Optics and Atomic Physics, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin

3 Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University, Uppsala


Investigation of Nanostructures of mesoporous materials using SAXS

Bastian Arlt, Anton Paar Germany GmbH, Ostfildern/D


Neutron analytical techniques for catalytic studies and materials research

Marc Thiry¹, Caroline Boudou², Monica Jimenez²

¹Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht/Germany;

²Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble/France 

EXAFS spectroscopy for chemical applications at DESY

E. Welter, W. Caliebe

Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg/Germany 

In situ X-ray powder diffraction for catalysis reaction at P02.1, DESY

Dr. Jo-Chi Tseng, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg/Germany


On the application of Nuclear Forward Scattering for the characterization

of Fe-N-C catalysts in PEM-fuel cells

S. Wagner1, I. Martinaiou1, H.C. Wille2, I. Sergeev2, U.I. Kramm1

1Catalysts and Electrocatalysts, Darmstadt/Germany

2Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg/Germany


In-operando XANES measurements of Me-N-C catalysts

for the hydrogen evolution reaction

A. Shahraei1, S. Wagner1, L. Feng2, D. Drevon2, K. Aziz-Lange2, 3, U I. Kramm1,

1 TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt/Germany

2 Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie / Germany

3 University of Bielefeld / Germany 


Operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy as a suitable tool to study

structure-function-relationships of oxide-based gas sensors

David Degler1,Sabrina A. Müller2, Dmitry E. Doronkin2,3, Jelena, Jelic3, Felix Studt3, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt2, Udo Weimar1 and Nicolae Barsan1
1 Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry & Center for Light-Matter Interaction, Sensors & Analytics (LISA+), Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany
2 Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, KIT, Germany
3 Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology (IKFT), KIT, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany


In-operando PDF observes structural changes in particles and interfacial liquid layers in heterogeneous catalysis

Mirco Eckardt, Mirijam Zobel, University Bayreuth, Germany


BMBF Project ZeitKatMat – Dedicated Infrastructure for in situ and operando

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy on Catalysts at PETRA III

Andreas M. Gänzler1, Henning Lichtenberg1, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt1, Matthias Steib2, Andreas Jentys2, Oliver Müller3, Benjamin Bornmann3, Wolfgang Caliebe4, Edmund Welter4, Ronald Frahm3

1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe /Germany

2Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich/Germany

3Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Wuppertal/Germany

4Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg/Germany

Capillary-in-capillary in-situ cell for transmission X-ray powder diffraction in variable gaseous environments at elevated temperatures

Lukas Schlicker1, Andrew Doran2, Peter Schneppmüller1, Albert Gili1, Mathias Czasny1, Simon Penner3 and Aleksander Gurlo1

1 Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften- und technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA

3 Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria

CAT-ACT – A highly versatile X-ray spectroscopy beamline for catalysis and

radionuclide science at KIT

A. Zimina1, K. Dardenne3, D. Doronkin1,   H. Lichtenberg1 ,  T. Pruessmann1, J. Rothe3, T. Vitova3, H. Geckeis3, J.-D. Grunwaldt1

1Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology and Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

3Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany


Oxide-based nanomaterials for fuel cell catalysis: The interplay between supported single Pt atoms and particles

Yaroslava Lykhach1, Vladimír Matolín2 , Konstantin M. Neyman3 , Jörg Libuda1

1Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

2Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

3Universitat de Barcelona and ICREA, Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, Barcelona, Spain


First experiments at the new XAS beamline P65 at PETRA III

Andreas M. Gänzler1, Florian Maurer1, Johannes Becher1, Henning Lichtenberg1, Edmund Welter2, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt1

1 KIT − Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

2 Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany


X-ray absorption spectroscopic studies on catalytic systems at the new XAS-beamlines at PETRA III

Andreas M. Gänzler1, Dmitry Doronkin1, Johannes Becher1, Florian Maurer1, Marc‑André Serrer1, Elen Ogel1, Maria Casapu1, Henning Lichtenberg1, Vadim Murzin2, Wolfgang Caliebe2, Edmund Welter2, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt1

1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

2Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany

Combination of kinetic and structural studies of catalysts at the CAT-ACT X-ray spectroscopy beamline

H. Lichtenberg, A. Zimina, T. Pruessmann, M. Casapu, B. Mutz,

M.-A.- Serrer, D.Doronkin, M. Gentzen, S. Behrens and J.-D. Grunwaldt

Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology (IKFT) and Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP), KIT − Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , Germany


In-situ near ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy study of oxygen storage perovskites

J. Vieten, D. Guban, B. Bulfin, M. Roeb, and C. Sattler

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Cologne, Germany

Industrial catalysis research at the ESRF

E. Mitchell, K.A. Lomachenko

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France


An operando electrochemical cell for synchrotron studies using hard X-rays

Ilya Sinev1, Beatriz Roldan Cuenya2

1Department of Physics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

2Department of Interface Science, Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany


X-ray absorption spectroscopy investigations of carbon based materials for energy conversion and storage

Julia Melke, Anna Fischer, University of Freiburg, Germany


Industrial access and use at BESSY II

D. Starr, M. Weiss, M. Boin, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Berlin


Catalysis research at the Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin

D. Starr1, A. Knop2, M. Boin1

1Helmholtz-Zentrum, Berlin

2Fritz Haber Institute, Max Planck Society, Berlin


DESY NanoLab

A. Stierle, Research Group X-ray Physics and Nanoscience, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) and Physics Department, University of Hamburg

As of 25.09.2017
Poster Abstracts in order of submission. Subject to alterations, submission title and authors information as given by the submitter. No proof by DECHEMA.

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