Andreas Borgschulte

Andreas Borgschulte, Dr.

Electronic Structures of Water Reduction and Water Oxidation Catalysts

Phone: +41 58 765 46 39

andreas.borgschulte@empa.ch

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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).