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Nano Electronic Materials


  • Material Science

    • Oxide
    • Thin Films
    • Ferroelectric Material
    • Pulsed Laser Deposition
    • Heterojunction
    • Surface
    • Temperature
    • Material


Three main directions: in situ spectroscopy, oxide thin film on different templates, oxide thin film growth.


Orbital-overlap-driven hybridization in 3d-transition metal perovskite oxides LaMO3 (M = Ti-Ni) and La2CuO4, Article 156. Liu, C. Y., Celiberti, L., Decker, R., Ruotsalainen, K., Siewierska, K., Kusch, M., Wang, R. P., Kim, D. J., Olaniyan, I. I., Di Castro, D., Tomiyasu, K., van der Minne, E., Birkhölzer, Y. A., Kiens, E. M., van den Bosch, I. C. G., Patil, K. N., Baeumer, C., Koster, G., Lazemi, M., … Föhlisch, A. the effect of the Schottky barrier on the energy storage performance of ferroelectric multilayersJournal of alloys and compounds, 981, Article 173758. Sun, Z., Houwman, E. P., Wang, S., Nguyen, M. D., Koster, G. & Rijnders, G. and Structural Disorder of the Epitaxial La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 Surface, 21273–21282 (Accepted/In press). Verhage, M., van der Minne, E., Kiens, E. M., Korol, L., Spiteri, R. J., Koster, G., Green, R. J., Baeumer, C. & Flipse, C. F. J. Design Rules for Multilayer Ferroelectric Energy Storage Capacitors – A Study Based on Lead-Free and Relaxor-Ferroelectric/Paraelectric Multilayer DevicesAdvanced materials (E-pub ahead of print/First online). Nguyen, M. D., Houwman, E. P., Birkhölzer, Y. A., Vu, H. N., Koster, G. & Rijnders, G. Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of LaFeO3 and LaFeO3/LaNiO3 Thin Films in the Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution Reaction, 5515-5523. Che, Q., van den Bosch, I. C. G., Le, P. T. P., Lazemi, M., van der Minne, E., Birkhölzer, Y. A., Nunnenkamp, M., Peerlings, M. L. J., Safonova, O. V., Nachtegaal, M., Koster, G., Baeumer, C., de Jongh, P. & de Groot, F. M. F. effect of intrinsic magnetic order on electrochemical water splittingApplied physics reviews, 11(1), Article 011420. van der Minne, E., Korol, L., Krakers, L. M. A., Verhage, M., Rosário, C. M. M., Roskamp, T. J., Spiteri, R. J., Biz, C., Fianchini, M., Boukamp, B. A., Rijnders, G., Flipse, K., Gracia, J., Mul, G., Hilgenkamp, H., Green, R. J., Koster, G. & Baeumer, C. a perovskite oxide buffer layer on Ca2Nb3O10 nanosheets for the epitaxial growth of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 for electrode-free thin filmsThin solid films, 790, Article 140190. Nunnenkamp, M., Perez, D., Smithers, M., Houwman, E., Rijnders, G. & Koster, G. Films of α-Quartz GeO2 on TiO2-Buffered Quartz SubstratesCrystal Growth and Design, 24(1), 71-78. Zhou, S., de Hond, K., Antoja-Lleonart, J., Ocelík, V., Koster, G., Rijnders, G. & Noheda, B.
A broad-spectrum gas sensor based on correlated two-dimensional electron gasNature communications, 14(1), Article 8496. Hong, Y., Wei, L., Zhang, Q., Deng, Z., Liao, X., Zhou, Y., Wang, L., Li, T., Liu, J., Xiao, W., Hu, S., Wang, L., Li, L., Huijben, M., Gan, Y., Chen, K., Koster, G., Rijnders, G. & Liao, Z. Crystal Framework of an Overlithiated Li1+xMn2O4 Cathode by Heterointerfacial Epitaxial Strain for High-Performance MicrobatteriesACS nano, 17(24), 25391-25404. Zheng, J., Xia, R., Baiju, S., Sun, Z., Kaghazchi, P., ten Elshof, J. E., Koster, G. & Huijben, M. evolution of the interfacial layer of BaTiO3 thin films during annealing process and related good resistive switching behaviorsAPL materials, 11(10), Article 101129. Sun, Z., Huang, S., Zhu, W., Birkhölzer, Y. A., Gao, X., Avila, R. A., Huang, H., Lou, X., Houwman, E. P., Nguyen, M. D., Koster, G. & Rijnders, G. SrTiO3 Passivation of Silicon Photocathode by Reduced Graphene Oxide for Solar Water SplittingACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 15(37), 44482-44492. Ho, H. C., Smiljanić, M., Jovanović, Z., Čekada, M., Kovač, J., Koster, G., Hlinka, J., Hodnik, N. & Spreitzer, M. uit Twente - Kiek'n wat 't wot. University of Twente. Koster, G.Fast-Charging Electrodes by Crystal Structure Control Towards High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries. University of Twente. Zheng, J. for GaN based High Power Devices. University of Twente. Nunnenkamp, M. Structural Phase Transitions with Higher Order Laue Zones Using 4D-STEMMicroscopy and microanalysis, 29(1), 715-716. Nord, M., Guzzinati, G., Koster, G., Gauquelin, N. & Verbeeck, J. structural rearrangement and superconductivity in infinite layer cuprate superlatticesPhysical Review Materials , 7(5), Article 054803. Samal, D., Gauquelin, N., Takamura, Y., Lobato, I., Arenholz, E., Van Aert, S., Huijben, M., Zhong, Z., Verbeeck, J., Van Tendeloo, G. & Koster, G. the importance of the SrTiO3 template and the electronic contact layer for the integration of phase-pure low hysteretic Pb(Mg0.33Nb0.67)O3-PbTiO3 layers with SiApplied physics A: Materials science and processing, 129(4), Article 275. Ni, S., Houwman, E., Koster, G. & Rijnders, G. High-Entropy Oxide as High-Activity Electrocatalyst for Water OxidationACS nano, 17(6), 5329-5339. Kante, M. V., Weber, M. L., Ni, S., van den Bosch, I. C. G., van der Minne, E., Heymann, L., Falling, L. J., Gauquelin, N., Tsvetanova, M., Cunha, D. M., Koster, G., Gunkel, F., Nemšák, S., Hahn, H., Velasco Estrada, L. & Baeumer, C. growth of the candidate ferroelectric Rashba material SrBiO3by pulsed laser depositionAPL materials, 11(3), Article 031109. Verdierre, G., Gauquelin, N., Jannis, D., Birkhölzer, Y. A., Mallik, S., Verbeeck, J., Bibes, M. & Koster, G. the Silicon for Added Functionality: PLD Growth of Highly Crystalline STO and PZT on Graphene Oxide-Buffered Silicon SurfaceACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 15(4), 6058-6068. Jovanović, Z., Trstenjak, U., Ho, H. C., Butsyk, O., Chen, B., Tchernychova, E., Borodavka, F., Koster, G., Hlinka, J. & Spreitzer, M. aligned nanocomposites as next-generation thermoelectric architectures. University of Twente. van de Putte, M. W. and its implications for the properties of PMN-PT thin filmsJournal of materials chemistry C, 11(3), 1144-1154. Trstenjak, U., Daneu, N., Belhadi, J., Samardžija, Z., Matavž, A., Bobnar, V., Koster, G. & Spreitzer, M. Metals Transparent Conductors with High UV to Visible Transparency on Amorphous SubstratesAdvanced materials interfaces, 10(1), Article 2201335. Le, P. T. P., Ni, S., Repecaud, P. A., van der Minne, E., van den Nieuwenhuijzen, K. J. H., Nguyen, M. D., ten Elshof, J. E., Morales-Masis, M. & Koster, G.
High-Strain-Induced Local Modification of the Electronic Properties of VO2Thin FilmsACS Applied Electronic Materials, 4(12), 6020-6028. Birkhölzer, Y. A., Sotthewes, K., Gauquelin, N., Riekehr, L., Jannis, D., Van Der Minne, E., Bu, Y., Verbeeck, J., Zandvliet, H. J. W., Koster, G. & Rijnders, G.

Research profiles


  • Educational Quality Committee Advanced Technology (2010-1012)
  • Exam Board Advanced Technology (2012-2016)
  • Educational committee AT (2016-)

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Courses academic year 2023/2024

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Courses academic year 2022/2023

In the press









  •  Kunstkristalbouwer nummer drie by Henk Klomp, Technisch Weekblad no. 9 (in dutch); COMAT system


  • Monitoring-and Possibly Improving-Superconducting Films by Hang Hogan, Spectroscopy Focus, September, pg 107; on APL 90 (2007) 261917
  • Watch out for the lack of oxygen by James N. Eckstein, Nature Materials (News and Views), 6 473; PRL 98 (2007) 196802
  • Evidence suggests that a ferromagnetic metal may lie at the interface between nonmagnetic insulatorsby B.G. Levi, Physics Today, June; PRL 98 (2007) 196802


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