PD Dr. Frank Müller




Universität des Saarlandes
Fachrichtung NT / Experimentalphysik
D-66123 SAARBRÜCKEN
Geb. E2 9, Zimmer 4.05

Tel.: (0681) 302 - 717 44
Fax: (0681) 302 - 717 00
E-mail: f.mueller (at) mx.uni-saarland.de


Wiss. Werdegang:

1987 Allgemeine Hochschulreife
1988 -
1991
Grundstudium der Physik an der Universität des Saarlandes
Abschluss: Vordiplom
1991 -
1995
Hauptstudium der Physik, Schwerpunkte in experimenteller Festkörperphysik und Oberflächenanalytik,
Abschluss: Diplom
1995-
2001
Dissertation über epitaktisches Wachstum von Metall/Metalloxidsystemen und über das Streuverhalten niederenergetischer Elektronen bei Austauschprozessen,
Abschluss: Promotion

Wiss. Tätigkeit:

1993-
1995
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik der Universität des Saarlandes
 
1995 -
1996
Kooperation mit Daimler Benz Aerospace/Dornier GmbH zur Entwicklung von „Superkondensatoren“ als Leistungsspeicher
1995 -
1997
Teilnahme am Verbundprojekt „Modifications of structural vibrational and electronic characteristics of oxides induced by defects at the surface and in very thin films“ der Europäischen Union zur Untersuchung der elektronischen Eigenschaften von Oxidverbindungen
1995-
1998
Mehrere Forschungsaufenthalte an der Berliner Synchrotronstrahlungsquelle BESSY I zur Untersuchung der elektronischen Eigenschaften niederdimensionaler Festkörper
1995 -
2002
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Sonderforschungsbereich 277 „Grenzflächen bestimmte Materialien“ am Institut für Experimentalphysik der Universität des Saarlandes
2002-
2003
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie und Radiochemie der Universität des Saarlandes im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts „Reaktivität von Festkörpern“
2004 -
2006
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im SFB 277 am Institut für Experimentalphysik und am Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie und Radiochemie der Universität des Saarlandes im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts SPP 1166 „Lanthanoidspezifische Funktionalitäten in Molekül und Material“
2006-
2007
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Experimentalphysik und am Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität des Saarlandes im Rahmen des EU-Projektes „Nanomesh“
2007
Lehrstuhlvertretung "Theoretische Physik", Vorlesung "Physik für Ingenieure"


Publikationsliste:

  • F.Müller, T. Faidt, S. Grandthyll, H. Natter,
    "Comment on “CuYb0.5Fe1.5O4 nanoferrite adsorbent structural,morphological and functionalization characteristics for multiple pollutant removal by response surface methodology” by M.A. Rehman et al., J. Mol. Liq. 224 (2016) 1256–1265";
    J. Mo. Liq. 233 (2017)52
    [ Abstract ]

  • C. Zeitz, T. Faidt, S. Grandthyll, H. Hähl, N. Thewes,C. Spengler, J. Schmauch, M. J. Deckarm, C. Gachot, H. Natter, M. Hannig, F. Müller, K. Jacobs,
    "Synthesis of hydroxyapatite substrates: bridging the gap between model surfaces and enamel";
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2015) 25848 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b10089
    [ Abstract ]

  • L. E. Delle, C. Huck, M. Bäcker, F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, K. Jacobs, R. Lilischkis, X. T. Vu, M. J. Schöning, P. Wagner, R. Thoelen, M. Weil, S. Ingebrandt,
    "Impedimetric immunosensor for the detection of histamine based on reduced graphene oxide";
    Phys. Status Solidi A 212(2015) 1327
    [ Abstract ]

  • Samuel Grandthyll, Karin Jacobs, Frank Müller, "Liquid-source growth of graphene on Ag(001)";
    physica status solidi (b) DOI:10.1002/pssb.201552048 (2015)
    [ Abstract ] Editor's Choice

  • A. Rosenkranz, L. Reinert, C. Gachot, H. Aboufadl, S. Grandthyll, K. Jacobs, F. Müller, F. Mücklich, "Oxide Formation, Morphology, and Nanohardness of Laser-Patterned Steel Surfaces";
    Adv. Eng. Mater 10.1002/adem.201400487 (2015)
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, S. Gsell, M. Weinl, M. Schreck, K. Jacobs "Graphene from Fingerprints: Exhausting the Performance of Liquid Precursor Deposition";
    Langmuir 30 (2014) 6114
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  • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, "Monolayer Formation of Hexagonal Boron Nitride on Ag(001)";
    Surface Science 617 (2013) 207
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, M. Lessel, S. Hüfner, "Comment on 'Electrochemical behavior of different structural states of the alloy Ti60Ni40' by S. Mathur et al. and related works";
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 376 (2013) 2290234
    [ Abstract ]

  • P. Loskill, C. Zeitz, C. Grandthyll, N. Thewes, F. Müller, M. Bischof, M. Herrmann and K. Jacobs, "Reduced adhesion of oral bacteria on hydroxyapatite by fluoride treatment";
    Langmuir 29 (2013) 5528
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  • F. Müller, M. Lessel, S. Grandthyll, K. Jacobs, S. Hüfner, S. Gsell, M. Weinl and M. Schreck, "Increasing the Wear Resistance by Interstitial Alloying with Boron via Chemical Vapor Deposition";
    Langmuir 29 (2013) 4543
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, M. Lessel, S. Hüfner, "Comment on 'SEM/EDX and XPS Studies of Niobium after Electropolishing' by T.Hryniewicz, K. Rokosz, H.R. Zschommler Sandim (Appl. Surf. Sci. 263 (2012)357-361)";
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 265 (2013) 686
    [ Abstract ]

  • S. Hüfner, F. Müller, "Gaps in cuprate high-temperature superconductors";
    Physica C 485 (2013) 83
    [ Abstract ]

  • M. Hans, F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, S. Hüfner, F. Mücklich "Anisotropic wetting of copper alloys induced by one-step laser micro-patterning";
    Applied Surface Science 263 (2012) 416
    [ Abstract ]

  • S. Hüfner, F. Müller, "The deviation in the d-wave behaviour of the gaps in cuprate high-temperature superconductors";
    Physica C 483 (2012) 165
    [ Abstract ]

  • B. Raillard, L. Gouton, E. Ramos-Moore, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, F. Mücklich, "Ablation effects of femtosecond laser functionalization on steel surfaces";
    Surface and Coatings Technology 207 (2012) 102-109
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

  • S. Grandthyll, S. Gsell, M. Weinl, M. Schreck, S. Hüfner, F. Müller, "Epitaxial growth of graphene on transition metal surfaces: chemical vapor deposition versus liquid phase deposition";
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24 (2012) 314204
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

  • P. Loskill, H. Hähl, T. Faidt, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, and K. Jacobs, "Is adhesion superficial? Silicon wafers as a model system to study van der Waals interactions";
    „Adv. Coll. Interf. Sci.“ 107 (2012) 179182
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

  • J. Heinrich, R. Busch, F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, S. Hüfner, "Role of aluminum as an oxygen-scavenger in zirconium based bulk metallic glasses";
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 100 (2012) 071909
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll. C. Zeitz, K. Jacobs, S. Hüfner, S. Gsell, M. Schreck, "Epitaxial growth of graphene on Ir(111) by liquid precursor deposition";
    Phys. Rev. B 84 (2011) 075472
    [ Abstract ]

  • H. Sachdev, F. Müller, S. Hüfner, "Formation of Boron-based Films and Boron Nitride layers by CVD of a Boron Ester";
    Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. (2011) 50, 3701
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  • F. Müller, C. Zeitz, H. Mantz, K.-H. Ehses, F. Soldera, J. Schmauch, M. Hannig, S. Hüfner, K. Jacobs, "Elemental depth profiling of fluoridated hydroxyapatite: Saving your dentition by the skin of your teeth?";
    Langmuir 26 (2010) 18750
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ] further Information

  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, H. Sachdev, R. Laskowski, P. Blaha, K. Schwarz, "Epitaxial growth of hexagonal boron nitride on Ag(111)";
    Phys. Rev. B 82, 113406 (2010)
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, H. Sachdev, S. Gsell, M. Schreck, "Epitaxial Growth of hexagonal boron nitride monolayers by a three-step boration-oxidation-nitrification process";
    Phys. Rev. B 82, 075405 (2010)
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, "Remarks on the order parameter of the cuprate hight temperature superconductors";
    Physica C 470 (2010) 565
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  • H. Sachdev, F. Müller, S. Hüfner, "BN analogues of graphene: On the formation mechanism of boronitrene layers - Solids with extreme structural anisotropy";
    Diam. Rel. Mat., 19 (2010) , 1027
    [ Abstract ]

  • A.J. Pollard, E.W. Perkins, N.A. Smith, A. Saywell, G. Goretzki, A.G. Phillips, S.P. Argent, H. Sachdev, F. Müller, S. Hüfner, S. Gsell, M. Fischer, M. Schreck, J. Osterwalder, T. Greber, S. Berner, N.R. Champness, P.H. Beton, "Supramolecular Assemblies Formed on an Epitaxial Graphene Superstructure";
    Angew. Chem., 122 (2010) , 1838
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  • P. Croizat, F. Müller, H. Mantz, A. Englisch, R. Welter, P. Braunstein, S. Hüfner, "Synthesis of functional heterometallic complexes, their self-assembly on gold surfaces and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy studies";
    C. R. Chimie 12 (2009) 1228
    [ Abstract ]

  • M. Hans, C. Gachot, F. Müller, F. Mücklich, "Direct Laser Interference Structuring as a Tool to Gradually Tune the Wetting Response of Titanium and Polyimide Surfaces";
    Advanced Engineering Materials 11 (2009) 795
    [ Abstract ]

  • M. Krämer, K. Stöwe, M. Duisberg, F. Müller, M. Reiser, S. Sticher, W.F. Maier, "The impact of dopants on the activity and selectivity of a Ni-based methanation catalyst";
    Applied Catalysis A General 369 (2009) 42
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  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, H. Sachdev, A.J. Pollard, E.W. Perkins, J.C. Russel, P.H. Beton, S. Gsell, M. Fischer, M. Schreck, B. Stritzker, "How does graphene grow? – An easy access to well ordered graphene films ";
    SMALL 5 (2009) 2291
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ] further Information

  • H. Kohlmann, F. Müller, K. Stöwe, A. Zalga, H.P. Beck, "Hydride Formation in the Intermetallic Compounds CePd3 and CeRh3";
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 635 (2009), 1407
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, H. Sachdev, "Epitaxial Growth of Boron Nitride on a Rh (111) Multilayer System: Formation and Fine Tuning of a BN- Nano Mesh";
    Surf. Sci. 603 (2009) 425
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  • F. Müller and S. Hüfner, "Comment on Surface XPS characterization of NiTi shape memory alloy after advanced oxidation processes in UV/H2O2 photocatalytic system" (R.M. Wang et al., Appl. Surf. Sci. 253 (2007) 8507)";
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 255 (2009) 3902
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  • F. Müller, S. Hüfner, H. Sachdev, "One-dimensional Structure of Boron Nitride on Cr(110)-A Study of the Growth of Boron Nitride by Chemical Vapour Deposition of Borazine";
    Surf. Sci. 602 (2008) 3467
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  • F. Müller and S. Hüfner, "Comment on Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering of MnO: L2,3 edge measurements and assessment of their interpretation”;
    Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008), 117101
    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller and S. Hüfner, "Angle-resolved electron energy-loss spectroscopy investigation of crystal-field transitions on MnO and NiO surfaces: Exchange scattering versus direct scattering";
    Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008), 085438
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  • S. Hüfner and F. Müller, "Temperature dependence of the gaps of high-temperature superconductors in the Fermi-arc region";
    Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008), 014521
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  • S. Hüfner, M.A. Hossain, and F. Müller, "Pseudogap and the superconducting energy in hole-doped high-temperature superconductors";
    Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008), 014519
    [ Abstract ]

  • A. Chassé, Ch. Langheinrich, F. Müller, S. Hüfner, "Growth and structure of thin MnO films on Ag(0 0 1) in dependence on film thickness";
    Surf. Sci. 602 (2008) 597
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  • D.K. Kim, K. Stöwe, F. Müller, W.F. Maier, "Mechanistic study of the unusual catalytic properties of a new Ni-Ce mixed oxide for the CO2 reforming of methane";
    Journal of Catalysis 247 (2007) 101
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  • S. Hüfner, S. Schmidt, F. Müller, "Comment on Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering at the oxygen K resonance of NiO: Nonlocal charge transfer and double-singlet excitations";
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006), 269701

    [ Abstract ]

  • M. Krämer, T. Schmidt, K. Stöwe, F. Müller, H. Natter and W.F. Maier, "Structural and catalytic aspects of sol gel derived copper manganese oxides as low-temperature CO oxidation catalyst";
    Applied Catalysis A: 313 (2006) 112
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  • F. Müller, K. Stöwe, H. Sachdev, "Symmetry versus Commensurability: Epitaxial Growth of hexagonal Boron Nitride on Pt(111) form B- Trichloroborazine (ClBNH)3";
    Chem. Mater. 17 (2005), 3464

    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, K. Stöwe, "Surface Core Level Shifts of Yb Films in the Multilayer, Monolayer and Submonolayer Range";
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 629 (2003), 1805-1811

    [ Abstract ]

  • F. Müller, R. de Masi, D. Reinicke, P. Steiner, S. Hüfner, K. Stöwe, "Epitaxial Growth of MnO/Ag(001) Films";
    Surf. Sci. 520/3 (2002) 158-172
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  • R. de Masi, D. Reinicke, F. Müller, P. Steiner, S. Hüfner, "The suppression of NiO reduction in Fe/NiO systems by use of an ultrathin MgO buffer layer, investigated by photoemission and low energy electron diffraction";
    Surf. Sci. 516 (2002) L515-L521
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  • R. de Masi, D. Reinicke, F. Müller, P. Steiner, S. Hüfner, "The interface of Mn, Fe, Co and Au metal films on NiO(001), investigated by photoemission and low energy electron diffraction";
    Surf. Sci. 515 (2002) 523-537
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  • F. Müller, "Winkelaufgelöste Elektronenenergieverlustspektroskopie an epitaktischen Übergangsmetalloxid-filmen: Über das Streuverhalten niederenergetischer Elektronen bei der Anregung spinverbotener und spin-erlaubter Kristallfeldübergänge in NiO(001) und MnO(001)";
    Shaker, Aachen 2002, ISBN 3-8322-0435-0

    [ Abstract ]

  • D. Reinicke, F. Müller, R. de Masi, P. Steiner, S. Hüfner, "Comparison of MEED- and XPD-angular patterns from the Cu(001)-surface";
    J. Electron Spectroscop. Relat. Phenom. 114-116 (2001) 461-470
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

  • F. Müller, R. de Masi, P. Steiner, D. Reinicke, M. Stadtfeld und S. Hüfner, EELS Investigation of Thin Epitaxial NiO/Ag(001) Films: Surfaces States in the Multilayer and Submonolayer Range
    Surface Science 459 (2000) 161-172
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  • F. Müller, P. Steiner, Th. Straub, D. Reinicke, S. Palm, R. de Masi und S. Hüfner, "Full Hemispherical Intensity Maps of Crystal Field Transitions in NiO(001) by Angular Resolved Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy";
    Surf. Sci. 442 (1999) 485-497
    [ Abstract ] [ PDF ]

  • M.A. Vicente Alvarez, G. Zampieri, D. Reinicke, F. Müller, P. Steiner und S. Hüfner, "Diffraction Effects in the Incident and Exit Paths of Electrons Backscattered from Cu(001) at Medium Energies";
    Phys. Rev. B 60 (1999), 4952-4960

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Patente:

  • S. Sepeur, G. Frenzer, S. Hüfner, F. Müller,
    DE 10 2009 008 144
    "Verfahren zur Herstellung von Alkali- und Erdalkalilegierungen und Verwendung der Alkali- und Erdalkalilegierungen",
    Submission 2009-02-19


  • F. Müller, H. Sachdev, S. Hüfner,
    EP 2 290 123 A1
    "Processes for producing thin metal nitride layers, inter alia making use of a selective decomposition of alcoholates, processes for hardening a surface, for obtaining thin oxide layers, articles comprising said layers and uses thereof, and a process for obtaining metal hydrides and aldehydes/ketones by CVD",
    Publication Date: 02.03.2011