Andreas Borgschulte

Andreas Borgschulte, Dr.

Phone: +41 58 765 46 39



Research Topic

Development of materials to be used in sustainable energy storage and the investigation of their physical and chemical properties. Main focus lies on the utilization of surface- and solid state phenomena relevant in catalysis, hydrogen storage, and light-solid interactions.

Selected Publications

[1] A. Borgschulte, R. Delmelle, S. Jenatsch, R. Hany, F. Nüesch, Hydrogen reduction of molybdenum oxide at room temperature, Sci. Rep. 7, 40761 (2017).

[2] R. Delmelle, B. Probst, R.  Alberto, A. Züttel, D. Bleiner, A. Borgschulte, Closing the pressure gap in X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy by membrane hydrogenation, Rev. Sci. Instr. 86, 053104 (2015).

[3] Andreas Borgschulte, Noris Gallandat, Benjamin Probst, Riccardo Suter, Elsa Callini, Davide Ferri, Yadira Arroyo, Rolf Erni, Hans Geerlings and Andreas Züttel , Sorption enhanced CO2 methanation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 9620-9625 (2013).

[4] J. Stingl, F. Zamponi, B. Freyer, M. Woerner, T. Elsaesser, and A. Borgschulte, Electron Transfer in a Virtual Quantum State of LiBH4 Induced by Strong Optical Fields and Mapped by Femtosecond X-Ray Diffraction, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 147402 (2012).

[5] A. Borgschulte, E. Callini, B. Probst, A. Jain, S. Kato, O. Friedrichs, A. Remhof, M. Bielmann, A. J. Ramirez-Cuesta, and A. Züttel, Impurity Gas Analysis of the Decomposition of Complex Hydrides, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 17220 (2011).

[6] A. Borgschulte, A. Jain, A. J. Ramirez-Cuesta, P. Martelli, A. Remhof, O. Friedrichs, R. Gremaud and A. Züttel, Mobility and dynamics in the complex hydrides LiAlH4 and LiBH4, Faraday Discuss. 151, 213 (2011).

[7] A. Borgschulte, R. Gremaud, A. Züttel, P. Martelli, A. Remhof, A. J. Ramirez-Cuesta, K. Refson, E. G. Bardaji, W. Lohstroh, M. Fichtner, H. Hagemann, and M. Ernst, Experimental evidence of librational vibrations determining the stability of calcium borohydride, Phys. Rev. B 83, 024102 (2011).

[8] Andreas Borgschulte, Martin O. Jones, Elsa Callini, Benjamin Probst, Shunsuke Kato, Andreas Züttel, William I. F. David and Shin-ichi Orimo, Surface and bulk reactions in borohydrides and amides, Energy Environ. Sci. 5, 6823 (2012).

[9] E. R. Andresen, R. Gremaud, A. Borgschulte, A. Züttel, P. Hamm, Vibrational dynamics of LiBH4, J. Phys. Chem. A 113, 12838 (2009).

[10] A. Remhof and A. Borgschulte, Thin-Film Metal Hydrides, Chem. Phys. Chem. 9, 2440-2455 (2008).