(reprints can be supplied upon request)


[67] Ingmar Swart, Zhixiang Sun, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, Peter Liljeroth

Hole-Induced Electron Transport through Core-Shell Quantum Dots: A Direct Measurement of the Electron-Hole Interaction

Nano Letters 10 (2010) 1931-1935


[66] Philipp Schapotschnikow, Marijn A. van Huis, Henny W. Zandbergen, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, Thijs J.H. Vlugt

Morphological Transformations and Fusion of PbSe Nanocrystals Studied Using Atomistic Simulations

Nano Letters 10 (2010) 3966–3971


[65] D. Vanmaekelbergh

Self-assembly of colloidal nanocrystals as route to novel classes of nanostructured materials

Nano Today 6 (2011) 419-437


[64] Nadine Hauptmann, Fabian Mohn, Leo Gross, Gerhard Meyer, Thomas Frederiksen, Richard Berndt

Force and conductance during contact formation to a C60 molecule

New Journal of Physics 14 (2012) 073032


[63] Nikolaj Moll, Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Alessandro Curioni, Gerhard Meyer

A simple model of molecular imaging with noncontact atomic force microscopy

New Journal of Physics 14 (2012) 083023


[62] Tao Xu, Kimberly A Dick, Sébastien Plissard, Thanh Hai Nguyen, Younes Makoudi, Maxime Berthe, Jean-Philippe Nys, Xavier Wallart, Bruno Grandidier, Philippe Caroff

Faceting, composition and crystal phase evolution in III–V antimonide nanowire heterostructures revealed by combining microscopy techniques

Nanotechnology 23 (2012) 095702


[61] Bram De Geyter, Arjan J. Houtepen, Sergio Carrillo, Pieter Geiregat, Yunan Gao, Sybren ten Cate, Juleon M. Schins, Dries Van Thourhout, Christophe Delerue, Laurens D.A. Siebbeles, Zeger Hens

Broadband and Picosecond Intraband Absorption in Lead-Based Colloidal Quantum Dots

ACS Nano 6 (2012) 6067–6074


[60] Ronald Ulbricht, Joep J. H. Pijpers, Esther Groeneveld, Rolf Koole, Celso de Mello Donega, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, Christophe Delerue, Guy Allan, Mischa Bonn

Loosening Quantum Confinement: Observation of Real Conductivity Caused by Hole Polarons in Semiconductor Nanocrystals Smaller than the Bohr Radius

Nano Letters 12 (2012) 4937-4942


[59] Bram De Geyter, Katarzyna Komorowska, Edouard Brainis, Philippe Emplit, Pieter Geiregat, Antti Hassinen, Zeger Hens, Dries Van Thourhout

From fabrication to mode mapping in silicon nitride microdisks with embedded colloidal quantum dots

Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) 161101


[58] M. Bombeck, A.S. Salasyuk, B.A. Glavin, A.V. Scherbakov, C. Brüggemann, D.R. Yakovlev, V.F. Sapega, X. Liu, J.K. Furdyna, A.V. Akimov, M. Bayer

Excitation of spin waves in ferromagnetic (Ga,Mn)As layers by picosecond strain pulses

Physical Review B 85 (2012) 195324


[57] Yuliar Firdaus, Adis Khetubol, Suleyman Kudret, Hanne Dili"n, Wouter Maes, Laurence Lutsen, Dirk Vanderzande, Mark Van der Auweraer

Ligand exchange and photoluminescence quenching in organic-inorganic blends poly(3-hexylthiophene) P3HT:PbS

Proc. SPIE. 8438, Photonics for Solar Energy Systems IV 84381G (2012)


[56] Marianna Casavola, Marijn A. van Huis, Sara Bals, Karel Lambert, Zeger Hens, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

Anisotropic Cation Exchange in PbSe/CdSe Core/Shell Nanocrystals of Different Geometry

Chemistry of Materials 24(2012) 294−302


[55] Leo Gross,  Fabian Mohn, Nikolaj Moll, Bruno Schuler, Alejandro Criado, Enrique Guitián, Diego Peña, André Gourdon, Gerhard Meyer

Bond-Order Discrimination by Atomic Force Microscopy

Science 337 (2012) 1326-1329


[54] A. Khetubol, Y. Firdaus, A. Hassinen, S. Van Snick, Z. Hens, W. Dehaen, M. Van der Auweraer

Blue light-emitting-diodes from poly (N-vinylcarbazole) doped with colloidal quantum dots encapsulated with carbazole terminated ligand: spectroscopic studies and devices

Proc. SPIE. 8424, Nanophotonics IV 84242W (2012)


[53] Fabian Mohn, Leo Gross, Nikolaj Moll, Gerhard Meyer

Imaging the charge distribution within a single molecule

Nature Nanotechnology 7 (2012) 227-231


[52] Iwan Moreels, Gabriele Raino, Raquel Gomes, Zeger Hens, Thilo Stöferle, Rainer F. Mahrt

Nearly Temperature-Independent Threshold for Amplified Spontaneous Emission in Colloidal CdSe/CdS Quantum Dot-in-Rods

Advanced Materials 24 (2012) OP231-OP235


[51] Gabriele Raino, Thilo Stöferle, Iwan Moreels, Raquel Gomes, Zeger Hens, Rainer F. Mahrt

Controlling the Exciton Fine Structure Splitting in CdSe/CdS Dot-in-Rod Nanojunctions

ACS Nano 6 (2012) 1979–1987


[51] Gabriele Raino, Thilo Stöferle, Iwan Moreels, Raquel Gomes, Zeger Hens, Rainer F. Mahrt

Controlling the Exciton Fine Structure Splitting in CdSe/CdS Dot-in-Rod Nanojunctions

ACS Nano 6 (2012) 1979–1987


[50] Ilya A. Akimov, Vladimir I. Belotelov, Alexey V. Scherbakov, Martin Pohl, Andrey N. Kalish, Alexey S. Salasyuk, Michael Bombeck, Christian Brüggemann, Andrey V. Akimov, Roslan I. Dzhioev, Vladimir L. Korenev, Yuri G. Kusrayev, Victor F. Sapega, Vyacheslav A. Kotov, Dmitri R. Yakovlev, Anatoly K. Zvezdin, Manfred Bayer

Hybrid structures of magnetic semiconductors and plasmonic crystals: a novel concept for magneto-optical devices

Journal of the Optical Society of America B 29 (2012) A103-A118



[49] Dominika Grodzinska, Wiel H. Evers, Renee Dorland, Jos van Rijssel, Marijn A. van Huis, Andries Meijerink, Celso de Mello Donegá, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

Two-Fold Emission From the S-Shell of PbSe/CdSe Core/ Shell Quantum Dots

Small (2011) 3493–3501


[48] A.S. Salasyuk,  A.V. Scherbakov, D.R. Yakovlev, A.V. Akimov, A.A. Kaplyanskii, S.F. Kaplan, S.A. Grudinkin, A.V. Nashchekin, A.B. Pevtsov, V.G. Golubev, T. Berstermann,C. Brüggemann, M. Bombeck, M. Bayer

Long-living GHz Vibrations in Opal-based Hypersonic Crystals

Chinese Journal of Physics 49 (2011) 56-62


[47] Sreeparvathi Warrier, Karel Lambert, Jolien Dendooven, Christophe Detavernier, Zeger Hens, Dries van Thourhout

Effect of electric field on CdSe/CdS/ZnS colloidal quantum dots

Proceedings of the E-MRS Spring Meeting (2011) 9-6


[46] Yann-Michel Niquet, Christophe Delerue

Band offsets, wells, and barriers at nanoscale semiconductor heterojunctions

Physical Review B 84 (2011) 075478


[45] Guy Allan, Christophe Delerue

Optimization of Carrier Multiplication for More Efficient Solar Cells: The Case of Sn Quantum Dots

ACS Nano 5 (2011) 7318-7323


[44] T. H. Nguyen, J. Habinshuti, Y. Justo, R. Gomes, G. Mahieu, S. Godey, J. P. Nys, S. Carrillo, Z. Hens, O. Robbe, S. Turrell, and B. Grandidier

Charge carrier identification in tunneling spectroscopy of core-shell nanocrystals

Physical Review B 84 (2011) 195133


[43] Fabian Mohn, Leo Gross, Nikolai Moll, Gerhard Meyer

Measuring the short-range force field above a single molecule with atomic resolution

Applied Physics Letters 99 (2011) 053106


[42] Leo Gross, Nikolaj Moll, Fabian Mohn, Alessandro Curioni, Gerhard Meyer, Felix Hanke, Mats Persson

High-Resolution Molecular Orbital Imaging Using a p-Wave STM Tip

Physical Review Letters 107 (2011) 086101


[41] Iwan Moreels, Gabriele Raino, Raquel Gomes, Zeger Hens, Thilo Stöferle, Rainer F. Mahrt

Band-Edge Exciton Fine Structure of Small, Nearly Spherical Colloidal CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots

ACS Nano 5 (2011) 8033–8039


[40] Gabriele Raino, Thilo Stöferle, Iwan Moreels, Raquel Gomes, John S. Kamal, Zeger Hens, Rainer F. Mahrt

Probing the Wave Function Delocalization in CdSe/CdS Dot-in-Rod Nanocrystals by Time- and Temperature-Resolved Spectroscopy

ACS Nano  5 (2011) 4031-4036


[39] Gabriele Rainò, Thilo Stöferle, Chanhee Park, Ho-Cheol Kim, Teya Topuria, Philip M. Rice, In-Joo Chin, Robert D. Miller, Rainer F. Mahrt

Plasmonic Nanohybrid with Ultrasmall Ag Nanoparticles and Fluorescent Dyes

ACS Nano  5 (2011) 3536–3541


[38] J. van Rijssel, B.H. Erné, J.D. Meeldijk, M. Casavola, D. Vanmaekelbergh, A. Meijerink, A.P. Philipse

Enthalpy and entropy of nanoparticle association from temperature-dependent cryo-TEM

Phys Chem Chem Phys 13 (2011) 12770-12774 10.1039/ c1cp20297a


[37] Sara Bals, Marianna Casavola, Marijn A. van Huis, Sandra Van Aert, K. Joost Batenburg, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

Three-Dimensional Atomic Imaging of Colloidal Core-Shell Nanocrystals

Nano Letters 11 (2011) 3420-3424


[36] D. Vanmaekelbergh, Marianna Casavola

Single-dot spectroscopy and microscopy for the study of electronic excitations in colloidal nanocrystals

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2 (2011) 2024–2031


[35] C. de Mello Donegá,

Synthesis and properties of colloidal heteronanocrystals

Chemical Society Reviews 40 (2011) 1512-1546


[34] Bram De Geyter, Yolanda Justo, Iwan Moreels, Karel Lambert, Philippe F. Smet, Dries Van Thourhout, Arjan J. Houtepen, Dominika Grodzinska, Celso de Mello Donegá, Andries Meijerink, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, Zeger Hens

The Different Nature of Band Edge Absorption and Emission in Colloidal PbSe/CdSe Core/Shell Quantum Dots

ACS Nano 5 (2011) 58-66


[33] Dominika Grodzinska, Francesca Pietra, M.A. van Huis, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, Celso de Mello Donegá

Thermally induced atomic reconstruction of PbSe/CdSe core/shell quantum dots into PbSe/CdSe bi-hemisphere hetero-nanocrystals

Journal of Materials Chemistry 21 (2011) 11556-11565



[32] A.V. Scherbakov, A.S. Salasyuk, A.V. Akimov, X. Liu, M. Bombeck, C. Brüggemann, D.R. Yakovlev, V.F. Sapega, J.K. Furdyna, M. Bayer

Coherent Magnetization Precession in Ferromagnetic (Ga,Mn)As Induced by Picosecond Acoustic Pulses

Physical Review Letters 105 (2010) 226404


[31] Sreeparvathi Warrier, Karel Lambert, Jolien Dendooven, Christophe Detavernier, Zeger Hens, Dries van Thourhout

Effect of electric field on CdSe/CdS/ZnS nanocrystals

Proceedings of the 15th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter (2010) 169-171


[30] Iwan Moreels, Guy Allan, Bram De Geyter, Ludger Wirtz, Christophe Delerue, Zeger Hens

Dielectric function of colloidal lead chalcogenide quantum dots obtained by a Kramers-Krönig analysis of the absorbance spectrum

Physical Review B 81 (2010) 235319


[29] T.H. Nguyen, G. Mahieu, M. Berthe, B. Grandidier, C. Delerue, D. Stiévenard, Ph. Ebert

Coulomb energy determination of a single Si dangling bond

Physical Review Letters 105 (2010) 226404


[28] J. Repp, G. Meyer

Scanning tunneling spectroscopy of molecules on insulating films

Chimia 64 (2010) 370-375


[27] F. Mohn, J. Repp, L. Gross, G. Meyer, M. S. Dyer, M. Persson

Reversible Bond Formation in a Gold-Atom–Organic-Molecule Complex as a Molecular Switch,

Physical Review Letters 105 (2010) 266102


[26] Yolanda Justo, Iwan Moreels, Karel Lambert and Zeger Hens

Langmuir–Blodgett monolayers of colloidal lead chalcogenide quantum dots: morphology and photoluminescence

Nanotechnology 21 (2010) 295606


[25] Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Nikolaj Moll, Gerhard Meyer, Rainer Ebel, Wael M. Abdel-Mageed, Marcel Jaspars

Organic structure determination using atomic-resolution scanning probe microscopy

Nature Chemistry 2 (2010) 821


[24] Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Gerhard Meyer

Textbook images of a Molecule

Europhysics News 41 (2010) 15-18


[23] Gabriele Rainò, Thilo Stöferle, Chanhee Park, Ho-Cheol Kim, In-Joo Chin, Robert D. Miller, Rainer F. Mahrt

Dye Molecules Encapsulated in a Micelle Structure: Nano-Aggregates with Enhanced Optical Properties

Advanced Materials 22 (2010)  3681–3684


[22] Alexey S. Salasyuk, Alexey V. Scherbakov, Dmitri R. Yakovlev, Andrey V. Akimov, Alexander A. Kaplyanskii, Saveliy F. Kaplan, Sergey A. Grudinkin, Alexey V. Nashchekin, Alexander B. Pevtsov, Valery G. Golubev, Thorsten Berstermann, Christian Bruggemann, Michael Bombeck, Manfred Bayer

Filtering of Elastic Waves by Opal-Based Hypersonic Crystal

Nano Letters 10 (2010) 1319-1323


[21] Antti Hassinen, Iwan Moreels, Celso de Mello Donega, Jose C. Martins, Zeger Hens

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Demonstrating Dynamic Stabilization of CdSe Quantum Dots by Alkylamines

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1 (2010) 2577-2581


[20] Richard Karel Capek, Iwan Moreels, Karel Lambert, David De Muynck, Qiang Zhao, Andre Van Tomme, Frank Vanhaecke, Zeger Hens

Optical Properties of Zincblende Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 6371-6376


[19] Karel Lambert, Richard K. Capek, Maryna I. Bodnarchuk, Maksym V. Kovalenko, Dries Van Thourhout, Wolfgang Heiss, Zeger Hens

Langmuir−Schaefer Deposition of Quantum Dot Multilayers

Langmuir 26 (2010) 7732-7736



[18] Iwan Moreels, Karel Lambert, Dries Smeets, David De Muynck, Tom Nollet, Jose C. Martins, Frank Vanhaecke, Andre Vantomme, Christophe Delerue, Guy Allan, Zeger Hens

Size-Dependent Optical Properties of Colloidal PbS Quantum Dots

ACS Nano 3 (2009)  3023-3030


[17] Bernd Fritzinger, Iwan Moreels, Petra Lommens, Rolf Koole, Zeger Hens, Jose C. Martins

In Situ Observation of Rapid Ligand Exchange in Colloidal Nanocrystal Suspensions Using Transfer NOE Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (2009) 3024-3032


[16] Karel Lambert, Bram De Geyter, Iwan Moreels, Zeger Hens

PbTe|CdTe Core|Shell Particles by Cation Exchange, a HR-TEM study

Chemical Materials 21 (2009) 778-780


[15] Wiel H. Evers, Heiner Friedrich, Laura Filion, Marjolein Dijkstra, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

Observation of a Ternary Nanocrystal Superlattice and its Structural Characterization by Electron Tomography

Angewandete Chemie International Edition 121 (2009) 9835-9837


[14] Zhixiang Sun, Ingmar Swart, Christophe Delerue, Daniël Vanmaekelbergh, Peter Liljeroth

Orbital and charge-resolved polaron states in CdSe dots and rods probed by scanning tunneling spectroscopy

Physical Review Letters 102 (2009) 196401


[13] Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Nikolaj Moll, Peter Liljeroth, Gerhard Meyer

The Chemical Structure of a Molecule Resolved by Atomic Force Microscopy

Science 325 (2009) 1110-1114


[12] I. Moreels, K. Lambert, D. De Muynck, F. Vanhaecke, D. Poelman, J.C. Martins, G. Allan, Z. Hens

Comment on “Size-dependent composition and molar extinction coefficient of PbSe semiconductor nanocrystals”

ACS Nano 3 (2009) 2053


[11] Guy Allan, Christophe Delerue

Fast relaxation of hot carriers by impact ionization in semiconductor nanocrystals: Role of defects

Physical Review B 79 (2009) 195324


[10] J.J.H. Pijpers, R. Ulbricht, K.J. Tielrooij, A. Osherov, Y. Golan, C. Delerue, G. Allan, M. Bonn

Assessment of carrier-multiplication efficiency in bulk PbSe and PbS

Nature Physics (2009) 811-814


[9] Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Peter Liljeroth, Jascha Repp, Franz J. Giessibl, Gerhard Meyer

Measuring the charge state of an adatom with noncontact atomic force microscopy

Science 324 (2009) 1428-1431


[8] Heiner Friedrich, Cedric J. Gommes, Karin Overgaag, Johannes D. Meeldijk, Wiel H. Evers, Bart de Nijs, Mark P. Boneschanscher, Petra E. de Jongh, Arie J. Verkleij, Krijn P. de Jong, Alfons van Blaaderen, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

Quantitative structural analysis of binary nanocrystal superlattices by electron tomography

Nano Letters 9 (2009) 2719


[7] Marijn A. van Huis, Neil P. Young, Grégory Pandraud, J. Fredrik Creemer, Daniël Vanmaekelbergh, Angus I. Kirkland, Henny W. Zandbergen

Atomic imaging of phase transitions and morphology transformations in nanocrystals

Advanced Materials 21 (2009) 4992-4995


[6] H.-Y. Li, S. Rühle, R. Khedoe, A. F. Koenderink, D. Vanmaekelbergh

Polarization, Microscopic Origin, and Mode Structure of Luminescence and Lasing from Single ZnO Nanowires

Nano Letters 9 (2009) 3515


[5] D. Vanmaekelbergh

Nanoelectronics: From droplets to devices

Nature Nanotechnology 4 (2009) 475


[4] Milena Rosso-Vasic, Evan Spruijt, Zoran Popovi, Karin Overgaag, Barend van Lagen, Bruno Grandidier, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh, David Domínguez-Gutiérrez, Luisa De Cola, Han Zuilhof

Amine-terminated silicon nanoparticles: synthesis, optical properties and their use in bioimaging

Journal of Materials Chemistry 19 (2009) 5926


[3] A.J. Houtepen, J.M. Gil, J.S. Lord, P. Liljeroth, D. Vanmaekelbergh, H.V. Alberto, R.C. Vilão, J. Piroto Duarte, N. Ayres de Campos, J.L. Gavartin, S.F.J. Cox

Muonium in nano-crystalline II–VI semiconductors

Physica B 404 (2009) 837


[2] S.W.H. Eijt, P.E. Mijnarends, L.C. van Schaarenburg, A.J. Houtepen, D. Vanmaekelbergh, B. Barbiellini, A. Bansil

Electronic coupling of colloidal CdSe nanocrystals monitored by thin-film positron-electron momentum density methods

Applied Physics Letters 94 (2009) 091908


[1] K. Overgaag, P. Liljeroth, D. Vanmaekelbergh, G. Mahieu, B. Grandidier, G. Allan, C. Delerue,

Electron-phonon coupling and intervalley splitting determine the linewidth of single-electron transport through PbSe

Journal of Chemical Physics 131 (2009) 224510