Highlights

ACS Energy Letters (2019) , 4, pp 2436–2443.
Surface Photovoltage-Induced Ultralow Work Function Material for Thermionic Energy Converters

P. Schindler*, D. C. Riley*, I. Bargatin, K. Sahasrabuddhe, J. W. Schwede, S. Sun, P. Pianetta, Z.-X. Shen, R. T. Howe, and N. A. Melosh
doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.9b01214

ACS Energy Letters Cover
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Nature Catalysis
Illustration of passivation-gas-incorporated ALD at the atomic scale
Nature Catalysis (2018) , 1, pp 624–630.
Extending the limits of Pt/C catalysts with passivation-gas-incorporated atomic layer deposition

S. Xu, Y. Kim, J. Park, D. Higgins, S.-J. Shen, P. Schindler, D. Thian, J. Provine, J. Torgersen, T. Graf, T. D. Schladt, M. Orazov, B. H. Liu, T. F. Jaramillo3, and F. B. Prinz
doi.org/10.1038/s41929-018-0118-1


ACS Langmuir (2015) , 31 (18), pp 5057–5062.
Enhanced Step Coverage of TiO2 Deposited on High Aspect Ratio Surfaces by Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition

P. Schindler, M. Logar, J Provine, and F. B. Prinz
doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00216

ACS Langmuir
Step-coverage of PEALD TiO2 as a function of plasma duration per cycle

Publications

Preprint

  1. P. Schindler, E. R. Antoniuk, G. Cheon, Y. Zhu, and E. J. Reed, Discovery of materials with extreme work functions by high-throughput density functional theory and machine learning, arXiv:2011.10905 (2020) arXiv:2011.10905

Peer-reviewed

  1. S. Xu, Z. Wang, S. Dull, Y. Liu, D. U. Lee, J. S. Lezama Pacheco, M. Orazov, P. E. Vullum, A. L. Dadlani, O. Vinogradova, P. Schindler, Q. Tam, T. D. Schladt, J. E. Mueller, S. Kirsch, G. Huebner, D. Higgins, J. Torgersen, V. Viswanathan, T. F. Jaramillo, F. B. Prinz, Direct Integration of Strained-Pt Catalysts into Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells with Atomic Layer Deposition, Advanced Materials. (2021) 2007885. doi.org/10.1002/adma.202007885
  2. E. R. Antoniuk, Y. Yue, Y. Zhou, P. Schindler, W. A. Schroeder, B. Dunham, P. Pianetta, T. Vecchione, and E. J. Reed, Generalizable density functional theory based photoemission model for the accelerated development of photocathodes and other photoemissive devices, Phys. Rev. B, 101 (2020) 235447 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.235447
  3. P. Schindler*, D. C. Riley*, I. Bargatin, K. Sahasrabuddhe, J. W. Schwede, S. Sun, P. Pianetta, Z.-X. Shen, R. T. Howe, and N. A. Melosh, Surface Photovoltage-Induced Ultralow Work Function Material for Thermionic Energy Converters, ACS Energy Letters, 4 (2019) 2436–2443 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b01214
  4. H. J. K. Kim, K. E. Kaplan, P. Schindler, S. Xu, M. M. Winterkorn, D. B. Heinz, T. S. English, J Provine, F. B. Prinz, and T. W. Kenny, Electrical Properties of Ultrathin Platinum films by Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 11, 9 (2019) 9594–9599 10.1021/acsami.8b21054
  5. S. Xu, Y. Kim, J. Park, D. Higgins, S.-J. Shen, P. Schindler, D. Thian, J Provine, J. Torgersen, T. Graf, T. Schladt, M. Orazov, B. Liu, T. Jaramillo, and F. B. Prinz, Extending the Limits of Pt/C Catalysts with Passivation-Gas-Incorporated Atomic Layer Deposition, Nature Catalysis, 1 (2018) 624–630 10.1038/s41929-018-0118-1
  6. P. Schindler*, Y. Kim*, D. Thian, J. An, and F. B. Prinz, Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of BaTiO3, Scripta Mater., 111 (2016) 106–109 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.08.026
  7. Y. Kim, J Provine, S. P. Walch, J. Park, W. Phuthong, A. L. Dadlani, H. J. Kim, P. Schindler, K. Kim, and F. B. Prinz, Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of SiN-AlN Nanolaminates for Ultra Low Wet Etch Rate in Hydrofluoric Acid, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 8, 27 (2016) 17599–17605 10.1021/acsami.6b03194
  8. J Provine, P. Schindler, Y. Kim, S. P. Walch, H. J. Kim, K. H. Kim and F. B. Prinz, Correlation of Film Density and Wet Etch Rate in Hydrofluoric Acid in Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of Silicon Nitride, AIP Advances, 6, 6 (2016) 065012 10.1063/1.4954238
  9. Y. Kim, P. Schindler, A. L. Dadlani, S. Acharya, J Provine, J. An, and F. B. Prinz, Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of Al-Doped Barium Titanate, Acta Mater., 117 (2016) 153–159 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.07.018
  10. D. Thian*, Y. T. Yemane*, M. Logar, S. Xu, P. Schindler, M. M. Winterkorn, J Provine, and F. B. Prinz, Atomically Flat Silicon Oxide Monolayer Generated by Remote Plasma, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 15 (2016) 8148–8156 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00768
  11. S. Xu, A. L. Dadlani, S. Acharya, P. Schindler, and F. B. Prinz, Deposition of Large Scale Quantum Dot Monolayer by Langmuir-Blodgett Technique with Dilatational Rheology, Appl. Surf. Sci., 367 (2016) 500–506 10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.01.243
  12. J Provine*, P. Schindler*, J. Torgersen, H. J. Kim, H. P. Karnthaler, and F. B. Prinz, Molecular Oxygen Reactions with Tetrakisdimethylamido-metal Precursors for Atomic Layer Deposition, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 34 (2016) 01A138 10.1116/1.4937991
  13. S. Acharya*, J. Torgersen*, Y. Kim, J. Park, P. Schindler, A. L. Dadlani, M. Winterkorn, S. Xu, S. Walch, T. Usui, C. Schildknecht, and F. B. Prinz, Atomic Layer Deposition of Barium Oxide and high-k Barium Titanate Thin Films using Novel Pyrrole Based Precursor, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4 (2016) 1945–1952 10.1039/c5tc03561a
  14. P. Schindler, M. Logar, J Provine, and F. B. Prinz, Enhanced Step Coverage of TiO2 Deposited on High Aspect Ratio Surfaces by Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition, ACS Langmuir, 31, 18 (2015) 5057–5062 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00216
  15. A. L. Dadlani*, O. Trejo*, S. Acharya*, J. Torgersen, I. Petousis, D. Nordlund, R. Sarangi, P. Schindler, and F. B. Prinz, Exploring Local Electronic Structure and Geometric Arrangement of ALD Zn(O,S) Buffer Layers using X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy, J. Mater. Chem. C, 3 (2015) 12192–12198 10.1039/C5TC02912K
  16. A. L. Dadlani, P. Schindler, M. Logar, S. P. Walch, and F. B. Prinz, Energy States of Ligand Capped Ag Nanoparticles: Relating Surface Plasmon Resonance to Work Function, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 43 (2014) 24827–24832 10.1021/jp5073044

    * contributed equally

News Coverage

My research on new materials for thermionic energy conversion was featured in various Austrian news outlets (in German language), such as Wiener Zeitung, Tiroler Tageszeitung, and APA.

News coverage

Thesis

My doctoral dissertation titled Next generation high-k dielectrics for DRAM produced by atomic layer deposition studied by transmission electron microscopy can be read here.

PhD Thesis