Welcome to the homepage of the research Group “Inorganic Materials Chemistry” IMC of Prof. Dr. Anjana Devi.
Our group focuses on the development, synthesis and evaluation of high-performance precursors for chemical vapor deposition processes.


New publication
2. July 2018

Synthesis of rare-earth metal and rare-earth metal-fluoride nanoparticles in ionic liquids and propylene carbonate

M. Siebels, L. Mai, L. Schmoltke, K. Schütte, J. Barthel, J. Yue, J. Thomas, B. M. Smarsly, A. Devi, R. A. Fischer, C. Janiak
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2018, 9, 1881-1894
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New publication
20. June 2018
More information coming soon

Recently accepted manuscript: Designing Stability into Thermally Reactive Plumbylenes

Bačić, G., Zanders, D., Mallick, B., Devi, A., Barry, S. T.
Inorg. Chem. 2018, More information coming soon
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15. June 2018

New cover page

Recently, our group designed the front cover page of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Volume 6).
If you are interested in the article related to the image CVD-grown copper tungstate thin films for solar water splitting, please klick on the cover below!
Coverpage- Journal of Materials Chemistry A
13. June 2018

PhD graduation

We congratulate our former group members Richard O’Donoghue, Maximilan Gebhard, Sarah Karle, Stefan Cwik and Jiyeon Kim for successfully finishing their doctoral studies! All the best for your future career!
Titel of PhD theses:
Richard O’Donoghue: Atomic layer deposition of ZnO and Ga2O3 thin films as transparent semiconducting oxides: Influence of precursors on the film growth and characteristics
Maximilian Gebhard: Plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition of binary metal oxides as gas barrier layers on polymers
Sarah Karle: From molecules to materials: Rational design and development of group 11 and Group 14 complexes and their evaluation as precursors for the deposition of metal and metal oxide thin films
Stefan Cwik: Metal nitride and metal disulfide thin films via CVD: Exploring the diversity of all nitrogen coordinated rare earth and group 6 precursors
Jiyeon Kim: Organometallic synthesis of transition metal – group 13 complexes, precursor synthesis and atomic layer deposition of cobalt oxide

List of all PhD theses from former IMC group members
20. May 2018

New bachelor students

We welcome our new bachelor students Laura Lamkowski and Jean-Pierré Glauber who will perform their bachelor theses in our research group within the summer term.
Laura will focus on the synthesis and characterization of precursors for transition metal containing thin films. Jean-Pierré will work on the synthesis and evaluation of rare-earth precursors applicable in MOCVD processes.

New publication
3. May 2018

Direct growth of MoS2 and WS2 layers by Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition

S. Cwik, D. Mitoraj, D. Rogalla, D. Peeters, J. Kim, O. Mendoza Reyes, H. M. Schütz, C. Bock, R. Beranek, A. Devi,
Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2018, accepted, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201800140
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New publication
2. May 2018

Fabrication of Zinc-Dicarboxylate- and Zinc-Pyrazolate-Carboxylate-Framework Thin Films through Vapour-Solid Deposition

R. Medishetty, Z. Zhang, A. Sadlo, S. Cwik, D. Peeters, S. Henke, N. Mangayarkarasi, A. Devi
Dalton Trans. 2018, accepted, DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00352A
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New publication
22. April 2018

Rational development of cobalt β-ketoiminate complexes: Alternative precursors for vapor phase deposition of spinel cobalt oxide photoelectrodes

K. j. Puring, D. Zywitzki, D. H. Taffa, D. Rogalla, M. Winter, M. Wark, A. Devi,
Inorg. Chem. 2018, accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00204
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