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PD Dr.  Frank Müller

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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"


Publikationen

    2019

    • W.-M. Munief, X. Lu, T. Teucke, J. Wilhelm, A. Britz, F. Hempel, R. Lanche, M. Schwartz, J. Ka Yan Law, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, J.-U. Neurohr, K. Jacobs, M. Schmitt, V. Pachauri, R. Hempelmann, S. Ingebrandt:
      "Reduced graphene oxide biosensor platform for the detection of NT-proBNP biomarker in its clinical range";
      Biosensors and Bioelectronics 126 (2019) 136 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, C. Spengler, T. Faidt, A. Holtsch, H. Hähl:
      "Comment on “Sonophotocatalytic degradation of textile dyes over Cuimpregnated ZnO catalyst in aqueous solution” by J. Shah et al.,Process Saf. Environ. Prot. 2018. 116 (2018) 149–158";
      Process. Saf. Environ. 129 (2019) 149 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2019.05.054 ⇒ Abstract
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    • C. Spengler, F. Nolle, J. Mischo, T. Faidt, S. Grandthyll, N. Thewes, M. Koch, F. Müller, M. Bischoff, M. A. Klatt, K. Jacobs:
      "Strength of bacterial adhesion on nano-structured surfaces quantified by substrate morphometry ";
      Nanoscale (2019) DOI: 10.1039/C9NR04375F ⇒ Abstract
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    2018

    • S. Suarez, L. Reinert, M. Zeiger, P. Miska, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, V. Presser, F. Mücklich :
      "In-situ nanodiamond to carbon onion transformation in metal matrix composites";
      Carbon 129 (2018) 631 ⇒ Abstract
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    • X. Lu, W.-M. Munief, F. Heib, M. Schmitt, A. Britz, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, J.-U. Neurohr, K. Jacobs, H. Mohamed Benia, R. Lanche, V. Pachauri, R. Hempelmann, S. Ingebrandt:
      "Front-End-of-Line Integration of Graphene Oxide for Graphene-Based Electrical Platforms";
      Adv. Mater. Technol. 3 (2018) 1700318 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, J. U. Neurohr, S. Grandthyll, A. Holtsch, B. Uder, K. Jacobs, M. Weinl, M. Schreck:
      "Epitaxial Growth of Graphene on Single-Crystal Cu(111) Wafers";
      Wandelt, K., (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry 3 (2018) 97 ISBN: 9780128097397 ⇒ Abstract
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    • K. Khurana, F. Müller, K. Jacobs, T. Faidt, J.-U. Neurohr, S. Grandthyll, F. Mücklich, C. Canal, M. P. Ginebra:
      "Plasma polymerized bioceramics for drug delivery: Do surface changes alter biological behaviour?";
      European Polymer Journal 107 (2018) 25 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll, T. Faidt, C. Spengler, H. Hähl:
      "Comment on “XPS and FTIR studies of sodium arsenate vitrification by cullet” by Z. Zhao et al., J. Non-Cryst. Solids 452 (2016) 238–244";
      Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 502 (2018) 253 ⇒ Abstract
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    • T. Faidt , A. Friedrichs, S. Grandthyll, C. Spengler, K. Jacobs, F. Müller:
      "Effect of Fluoride Treatment on the Acid Resistance of Hydroxyapatite";
      Langmuir 34 (2018) 15253 ⇒ Abstract
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    2017

    • 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. Mol. Liq. 233 (2017) 52 ⇒ Abstract
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    • T. Faidt, C. Zeitz, S. Grandthyll, M. Hans, M. Hannig, K. Jacobs, and F. Müller:
      "Time Dependence of Fluoride Uptake in Hydroxyapatite";
      ACS Biomater Sci 3 (2017) 1822 ⇒ Abstract
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    • A. Griffo, H. Hähl, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, A.Paananen, M. Ilmén, G. R. Szilvay, C.P. Landowski, M. Penttilä,K. Jacobs, P. Laaksonen:
      "Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy Study on Modular Resilin Fusion Protein";
      ACS Omega 2 (2017) 6906 ⇒ Abstract
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    • A. Holtsch, T. Euwens, B. Uder, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, U.Hartmann:
      "Analysis of atomic Moiré patterns on graphene/Rh(1 1 1)";
      Surface Science 668 (2017) 107 ⇒ Abstract
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    2016

    • 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 (2016) 25848 ⇒ Abstract
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    2015

    • 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
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    • S.Grandthyll, K. Jacobs, F. Müller:
      "Liquid-source growth of graphene on Ag(001)";
      Phys.Status Solidi B 8 (2015) 1689 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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 8 (2015) 1234 ⇒ Abstract
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    2014

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2013

    • F. Müller, S. Grandthyll:
      "Monolayer formation of hexagonal boron nitride on Ag(001)";
      Surface Science 617 (2013) 207 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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
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    • P. Loskill, C. Zeitz, C. Grandthyll, N. Thewes, F. Müller, M. Bischof, M. Herrmann, K. Jacobs:
      "Reduced adhesion of oral bacteria on hydroxyapatite by fluoride treatment";
      Langmuir 29 (2013) 5528 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, M. Lessel, S. Grandthyll, K. Jacobs, S. Hüfner, S. Gsell, M. Weinl, M. Schreck:
      "Increasing the wear resistance by interstitial alloying with boron via chemical vapor deposition";
      Langmuir 29 (2013) 4543 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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
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    • S. Hüfner, F. Müller:
      "Gaps in cuprate high-temperature superconductors";
      Physica C 485 (2013) 83 ⇒ Abstract
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    2012

    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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
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    • 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) 71909 ⇒ Abstract
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    • P. Loskill, H. Hähl, T. Faidt, S. Grandthyll, F. Müller, 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
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    2011

    • 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) 75472 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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. 50 (2011) 3701 ⇒ Abstract
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    2010

    • 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
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    • 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 (2010) 113406 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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 (2010) 75405 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, S. Hüfner:
      "Remarks on the order parameter of the cuprate hight temperature superconductors";
      Physica C 470 (2010) 565 ⇒ Abstract
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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
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    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2009

    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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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
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    • 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
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    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2008

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller, 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
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    • F. Müller, 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) 85438 ⇒ Abstract
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    • S. Hüfner, F. Müller:
      "Temperature dependence of the gaps of high-temperature superconductors in the Fermi-arc region";
      Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008) 14521 ⇒ Abstract
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    • S. Hüfner, M.A. Hossain, F. Müller:
      "Pseudogap and the superconducting energy in hole-doped high-temperature superconductors";
      Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008) 14519 ⇒ Abstract
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    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2007

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2006

    • 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
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    • M. Krämer, T. Schmidt, K. Stöwe, F. Müller, H. Natter, 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2005

    • 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
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    2003

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract

    2002

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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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 ⇒ Abstract
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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 ⇒ Abstract
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    • F. Müller:
      "Winkelaufgelöste Elektronenenergieverlustspektroskopie an epitaktischen Übergangsmetalloxid-filmen: Über das Streuverhalten niederenergetischer Elektronen bei der Anregung spinverbotener und spinerla";
      Shaker, Aachen (2002) 0 ISBN: 3-8322-0435-0 ⇒ Abstract

    2001

    • 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    2000

    • F. Müller, R. de Masi, P. Steiner, D. Reinicke, M. Stadtfeld, S. Hüfner:
      "EELS investigation of thin epitaxial NiO/Ag(001) films: Surfaces states in the multilayer and submonolayer range";
      Surface Science 459 (2000) 161 ⇒ Abstract
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    1999

    • F. Müller, P. Steiner, Th. Straub, D. Reinicke, S. Palm, R. de Masi, 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 ⇒ Abstract
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    • M.A. Vicente Alvarez, G. Zampieri, D. Reinicke, F. Müller, P. Steiner, 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 ⇒ Abstract
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