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Name: Dr. Hans-Georg Steinrück
Professional Address: Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Menlo Park, California 94025, United States
Phone: +1-650-926-8954
email: hgs@slac.stanford.edu

Education:

Abitur (university-entrance diploma) Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasium Erlangen 2006
Vordiplom (B.S. in physics) Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 2008
Diplom (M.Sc. in physics) Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 2011 with Prof. A. Magerl
Dissertation (PhD) Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 2015 with Prof. A. Magerl

Employment:

Scientific Assistant Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 11/2011 - 03/2015
Postdoctoral Fellow Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 04/2015 - 08/2015
Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
since 09/2015

Research Interests:


Collaborations:


Professional Affiliations:

Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)


Publications:

Google Scholar

ResearcherID (A-6382-2015)

ORCID (0000-0001-6373-0877)

Scopus Author ID (55614281100)

  1. Fluoroethylene Carbonate Induces Ordered Electrolyte Interface on Silicon and Sapphire Surfaces as Revealed by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy and X-ray Reflectivity,
    Y. Horowitz*, H.-G. Steinrück*, H.-L. Han*, C. Cao, I. I. Abate, Y. Tsao, M. F. Toney, G. A. Somorjai.,
    Nano Lett., 2018, 18, 2105-2111 (2018).
    link
  2. The Nanoscale Structure of the Electrolyte-metal Oxide Interface,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, Y. Tsao, C. J. Takacs, O. Konovalov, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, M. F. Toney,
    Energy Environ. Sci., 11, 594-602 (2018).
    Highlighted in JCESR research highlights.
    Highlighted in SLAC News Center.
    Highlighted in SSRL Science Highlights.
    Highlighted in RESEARCH|NTERFACES January 2018 Battery Science literature review.
    Highlighted in PHYS.ORG.
    link
  3. Surface Structure Evolution in a Homologous Series of Ionic Liquids,
    J. Haddad, D. Pontoni, B. M. Murphy, S. Festersen, B. Runge, O. M. Magnussen, H.-G. Steinrück, H. Reichert, B. M. Ocko, M. Deutsch,
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 115, E1100-E1107 (2018).
    Highlighted in ESRF News.
    link
  4. Effect of Structure and Disorder in Self-Assembled Monolayer Field-Effect Transistors,
    T. Schmaltz, B. Gothe, A. Krause, S. Leitherer, H.-G. Steinrück, M. Thoss, T. Clark, M. Halik,
    ACS Nano 11, 8747-8757 (2017).
    link
  5. The Atomic Scale Electrochemical Lithiation and Delithiation Process of Silicon,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, M. F. Toney,
    Adv. Mater. Interfaces 4, 1700771 (2017).
    link
  6. Memory Effect of Self-Assembled PS-PEO Block Copolymer Films with Selectively Embedded Functionalized TiO2 Nanoparticles,
    J. Kirschner, J. Will, L. Portilla, T. Rejek, M. Berlinghof, P. Schweizer, E. Spieker, H.-G. Steinrück, T. Unruh, M. Halik,
    Adv. Mater. Interfaces 4, 1700230 (2017).
    link
  7. Noble Metal Free Photocatalytic H2 Generation on Black TiO2: On the Influence of Crystal Facets vs. Crystal Damage,
    N. Liu, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Osvet, Y. Yang, P. Schmuki,
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 072102 (2017).
    link
  8. Nanoscale Structure of the Oil-water Interface,
    M. Fukuto, B. M. Ocko, D. J. Bonthuis, R. R. Netz, H.-G. Steinrück, D. Pontoni, I. Kuzmenko, J. Haddad, M. Deutsch,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 256102 (2016).
    link
  9. In situ study of silicon electrode lithiation with X-ray reflectivity,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, K. H. Stone, M. F. Toney,
    Nano Lett.16, 7394-7401 (2016).
    Highlighted in SSRL Science Highlights.
    link
  10. Structure of n-Alkyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Si(100)/SiO2,
    H.-G. Steinrück, J. Will, A. Magerl, B. M. Ocko,
    Langmuir 31, 11774-11780 (2015).
    link
  11. Order and Melting in Self-Assembled Alkanol Monolayers on Amorphous SiO2,
    J. Haddad*, H.-G. Steinrück*, H. Hlaing, S. Kewalramani, D. Pontoni, H. Reichert, B. M. Murphy, S. Festersen, B. Runge, O. M. Magnussen, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 17648-17654 (2015).
    link
  12. Structural Investigations of Self-Assembled Monolayers for Organic Electronics: Results from X-ray Reflectivity,
    A. Khassanov*, H.-G. Steinrück*, T. Schmaltz, A. Magerl, M. Halik,
    Acc. Chem. Res. 48, 1901-1908 (2015).
    link
  13. In-Situ Investigation of Two-Step Nucleation and Growth of CdS Nanoparticles from Solution,
    A. Schiener, A. Magerl, A. Krach, S. Seifert, H.-G. Steinrück, J. Zagorac, D. Zahn, R. Weihrich,
    Nanoscale 7, 11328 (2015).
    link
  14. Nanoscale Structure of Si/SiO2/Organics Interfaces,
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Schiener, T. Schindler, J. Will, A. Magerl, O. Konovalov, G. Li Destri, O. H. Seeck, M. Mezger, J. Haddad, M. Deutsch, A. Checco, B. M. Ocko,
    ACS Nano 8, 12676 (2014).
    Highlighted in ESRF spotlight on science.
    Highlighted in DESY annual report.
    link
  15. Interface Engineering of Molecular Charge Storage Dielectric Layers for Organic Thin-Film Memory Transistors,
    A. Khassanov, T. Schmaltz, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, A. Hirsch, M. Halik,
    Adv. Mater. Interfaces 1, 1400238 (2014).
    link
  16. Tuning the Molecular Order of C60-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers in Field-Effect Transistors,
    T. Schmaltz, A. Khassanov, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, A. Hirsch, M. Halik,
    Nanoscale 6, 13022 (2014).
    link
  17. Pseudo-rotational Epitaxy of Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (0001),
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 156101 (2014).
    link
  18. Region-Selective Self-Assembly of Functionalized Carbon Allotropes from Solution,
    Z. Wang, S. Mohammadzadeh, T. Schmaltz, J. Kirschner, A. Khassanov, S. Eigler, U. Mundloch, C. Backes, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, M. Halik,
    ACS Nano 7, 11427 (2013).
    link
  19. Low-Voltage Self-Assembled Monolayer Field-Effect Transistors on Flexible Substrates,
    T. Schmaltz, A. Y. Amin, A. Khassanov, T. Meyer-Friedrichsen, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, K. Voitchovsky, F. Stellacci, M. Halik,
    Adv. Mater. 25, 4511-4514 (2013).
    link
  20. Oxygen diffusivity in silicon derived from dynamical X-ray diffraction,
    J. Will, A. Gröschel, D. Kot, M. A. Schubert, C. Bergmann, H.-G. Steinrück, G. Kissinger, A. Magerl,
    J. Appl. Phys. 7, 073508 (2013).
    link

*: Authors have contributed equally


Invited talks:

  1. Interfaces in Energy Storage Materials - Electrode/electrolyte Structure and Silicon Lithiation,
    APS User Science Seminar, ANL, Argonne, USA, 27.10.17.
  2. Interfaces in Energy Storage Materials - Electrode/electrolyte Structure and Silicon Lithiation,
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin, Germany, 08.09.17.
  3. Understanding Self-assembly and Functional Materials in Model Systems,
    Kompetenzcenter Chemie (CEEC) an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, 25.08.17.
  4. Understanding Self-assembly and Functional Materials in Model Systems,
    Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany, 24.08.17.
  5. Understanding Energy Storage Materials in Model Systems using X-ray Scattering,
    NSLS II seminar, BNL, USA, 21.07.17.
  6. Understanding Self-assembly and Functional Materials in Model Systems,
    Photon Science Seminar, SLAC, USA, 09.11.16.
  7. X-ray Surface Diffraction and Reflectivity,
    8th SSRL School on Synchrotron X-Ray Scattering Techniques, SLAC, USA, 21.06.16.
  8. Structure of Self-assembled and Surface-frozen Organic Monolayers on Metal Oxides,
    X-ray Physics und Nanoscience Seminar, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, 17.06.15.
  9. Structure of Self-assembled and Surface-frozen Organic Monolayers on Metal Oxides,
    Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin, Germany, 03.02.15.
  10. Structural Investigations of SAMs on Metal Oxides and Micelles at the Solid-liquid Interface,
    NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, 13.11.12.

Conference contributions:

Talks:

  1. Combining Experimental and Computational Techniques to Understand the Role of Native Oxide on the Solid Electrode Interphase Formation on Si Electrode in Li-Ion Batteries,
    I. I. Abate, C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, C. Jia, B. Moritz, T. Devereaux, M. F. Toney,
    APS March Meeting 2018, 05.04.18 - 09.04.18.
  2. In Operando X-Ray Diffraction and EIS on NCA Battery Cathodes,
    D. Passarello, C. J. Takacs, H.-G. Steinrück, M. F. Toney,
    2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 26.11.17 - 01.12.17.
  3. The Nanoscale Structure of the Electrolyte-Metal Oxide Interface,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, Y. Tsao, C. J. Takacs, O. Konovalov, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, M. F. Toney,
    2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 26.11.17 - 01.12.17.
  4. In Situ X-Ray Reflectivity Study on the Atomic Scale Electrochemical Lithiation and Delithiation Process of Silicon,
    C. Cao, B. Shyam, H.-G. Steinrück, M. F. Toney,
    2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 26.11.17 - 01.12.17.
  5. The Nanoscale Structure of the Electrolyte-metal Oxide Interface,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, Y. Tsao, C. J. Takacs, O. Konovalov, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, M. F. Toney,
    21st International Conference on Solid State Ionics, 18.06.17 - 23.06.17.
  6. Nanoscale Structure of Si/SiO2/Organics interfaces,
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Schiener, T. Schindler, J. Will, A. Magerl, O. Konovalov, G. Li Destri, O. H. Seeck, M. Mezger, J. Haddad, M. Deutsch, A. Checco, B. M. Ocko,
    SXNS 2016, 10.07.16 - 14.07.16.
  7. Alkyl Chain Length Dependence of the Interfacial Structure of Ionic Liquids: From Coulomb to van der Waals Domination,
    J. Haddad, S. Festersen, D. Pontoni, B. M. Murphy, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Runge, O. M. Magnussen, A. Checco, B. M. Ocko, and M. Deutsch,
    SXNS 2016, 10.07.16 - 14.07.16.
  8. In-situ Study of Si Electrode Lithiation with X-ray Reflectivity,
    C. Cao, B. Shyam, K. H. Stone, H.-G. Steinrück, M. F. Toney,
    2016 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, 28.03.16 - 01.04.16.
  9. Nanoscale Structure of Si/SiO2/Organics Interfaces,
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Schiener, T. Schindler, J. Will, A. Magerl, O. Konovalov, G. Li Destri, O. H. Seeck, M. Mezger, J. Haddad, M. Deutsch, A. Checco, B. M. Ocko,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2015, 20.03.15.
  10. The Structure of Liquid/Liquid Interfaces,
    B. M. Ocko, M. Fukuto, J. Haddad, L. Tamam, E. Sloutskin, M. Deutsch, H.-G. Steinrück, D. Pontoni, H. Reichert, B. Runge, S. Festersen, O. M. Magnussen, B. M. Murphy, I. Kuzmenko,
    SXNS 2014, 09.07.2014
  11. Order in Functional Self-Assembled Monolayers for Transistor Applications,
    T. Schmaltz, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Khassanov, M. Halik,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2014, 03.04.2014.
  12. Partial Crystallinity in Alkylsilanes Monolayers,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2014, 31.03.2014.
  13. X-ray Grazing Incidence Diffraction from OTS-SAMs on Metal Oxides,
    H.-G. Steinrück, S. Gerth, M. Klimczak, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko, A. Magerl,
    DGK Annual Meeting 2013, 20.03.2013.
  14. X-ray Grazing Incidence Diffraction from OTS-SAMs on Metal Oxides,
    H.-G. Steinrück, S. Gerth, M. Klimczak, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2013, 13.03.2013.
  15. Structures of Chlorosilanes,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Klimczak, S. Gerth, A. Magerl,
    ICICP Workshop 2012, 06.06.2012.
  16. Depletion of Water on Self-assembled-Monolayers,
    B. Rückert, H.-G. Steinrück, M. Klimczak, S. Gerth, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2012, 29.03.2012.
  17. Structures of Chlorosilanes Self-Assembled on Oxide Surfaces,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Klimczak, S. Gerth, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2012, 29.03.2012.
  18. Adsorption of P123 at the Solid-Liquid Interface,
    S. Gerth, M. Klimczak, A. Nelson, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2012, 28.03.12.

Posters:

  1. Electrolyte-metal Oxide Interfaces at the Atomic Scale,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, Y. Tsao, C. J. Takacs, O. Konovalov, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, M. F. Toney,
    Gordon Research Conference on Batteries, 25.02.16 - 02.03.16.
  2. Understanding Coulombic Efficiency Losses in Lithium Metal Anodes through Operando X-ray Diffraction,
    N. R. Geise, R. M. Kasse, H.-G. Steinrück, M. F. Toney,
    Gordon Research Conference on Batteries, 25.02.16 - 02.03.16.
  3. Induced Ordering of Electrolyte Interface on Silicon and Sapphire Surfaces as Revealed by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy and X-ray Reflectivity,
    Y. Horowitz, H.-G. Steinrück, H.-L. Han, C. Cao, I. I. Abate, Y. Tsao, M. F. Toney, G. A. Somorjai,
    2017 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting, 27.09.2017 - 29.09.2017.
  4. The Atomic Scale Electrochemical Lithiation and Delithiation Process of Silicon,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, M. F. Toney,
    2017 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting, 27.09.2017 - 29.09.2017.
  5. The Nanoscale Structure of the Electrolyte-metal Oxide Interface,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, Y. Tsao, C. J. Takacs, O. Konovalov, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, M. F. Toney,
    2017 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting, 27.09.2017 - 29.09.2017.
  6. In-operando Electrochemical Study of Epitaxial Thin Film V2O5 Electrodes: Results from X-ray Reflectivity,
    H.-G. Steinrück, C. Cao, C. J. Takacs, D. Passarello, T. C. Droubay, T. Varga, S. A. Chambers, M. F. Toney,
    SXNS 2016, 10.07.16 - 14.07.16.
  7. In-Situ Study of Silicon Electrode Lithiation via X-Ray Reflectivity,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, K. Stone, M. F. Toney,
    SXNS 2016, 10.07.16 - 14.07.16.
  8. Order and Melting in Self-Assembled Alkanol Monolayers on Amorphous SiO2,
    J. Haddad, H.-G. Steinrück, H. Hlaing, S. Kewalramani, D. Pontoni, H. Reichert, B. M. Murphy, S. Festersen, B. Runge, O. M. Magnussen, A. Magerl, B. M. Ocko, M. Deutsch,
    SXNS 2016, 10.07.16 - 14.07.16.
  9. Lithiation of Silicon: In-situ X-ray Reflectivity,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, K. Stone, M. F. Toney,
    Beyond Lithium Ion IX, 24.05.16 - 26.05.16.
  10. Molecular Order in Dihexylsexithiophene Thin Film OFETs,
    N. Zeilmann, H.-G. Steinrück, M. Johnson, A. Magerl, R. Fink,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2016, 10.03.16.
  11. Lithiation of Silicon: In-situ X-ray Reflectivity,
    C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, B. Shyam, K. Stone, M. F. Toney,
    Gordon Research Conference on Batteries, 21.02.16 - 26.02.16.
  12. In-situ Study of Si Electrode Lithiation with X-ray Reflectivity,
    C. Cao, B. Shyam, K. Stone, H.-G. Steinrück, M. F. Toney,
    2015 MRS Fall Meeting, 30.11.15.
  13. Characterization of Functionalized Oxide Surfaces and Molecular Structures at the Solid-Ionic Liquid Interface,
    M. Klimczak, H.-G. Steinrück, L. Frenzel, A. Magerl,
    1st funCOS International Workshop, 8.-10.10.2015.
  14. Si-based Anodes in Lithium Ion Batteries: Model Studies,
    S. C. Andrews, C. Cao, H.-G. Steinrück, Z. Bao, M. F. Toney,
    2015 Bay Area Battery Summit, 03.11.15.
  15. Binding Mechanisms and Structures of Porphyrin Layers on Oxide Surfaces,
    L. Frenzel, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl,
    XIV. DESY Research Course on X-ray Science 2015: New Trends in X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopy from Magnetic Materials, 25.03.15.
  16. Pseudo-rotational Epitaxy of Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (001),
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2014, 10.12.2014.
  17. Pseudo-rotational Epitaxy of Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (001),
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    SXNS 2014, 09.07.2014.
  18. Pseudo-rotational Epitaxy of Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (001),
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    Bunsentagung 2014, 30.05.2014.
  19. Pseudo-rotational Epitaxy of Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (001),
    H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2014, 02.04.2014.
  20. SAMs on Oxide Surfaces: Growth and Structures,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Deutsch, B. M. Ocko, A. Magerl,
    8TH PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON ADVANCED MATERIALS AND PROCESSING 2013, 07.08.13.
  21. X-Ray Reflectivity Study on the Growth of a Porphyrin Monolayer,
    J. Müller, H.-G. Steinrück, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2013, 14.03.2013.
  22. In-situ X-ray Reflectivity of the Formation of OTS-SAMs on Amorphous SiO2 and Quartz,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Klimczak, S. Gerth, A. Beerlink, A. Magerl,
    DPG SKM Annual Meeting 2013, 14.03.2013.
  23. X-Ray Reflectivity Study of Octadecyltrichlorosilane on Amorphous SiO2, Quartz and Sapphire,
    H.-G. Steinrück, M. Klimczak, S. Gerth, A. Beerlink, A. Magerl,
    SXNS 2012, 27.07.12.
  24. P123 Adsorption at a Solid-Liquid Interface,
    S. Gerth, A. Nelson, M. Klimczak, H.-G. Steinrück, M. Weisser, A. Magerl,
    SXNS 2012, 27.07.12.