Publications

Publications of the Schirmeisen Research Group
For preprints of papers submitted/in press contact: schirmeisen@uni-muenster.de

--- 2010 ---

[58] J. Brndiar, B. Turansky, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, I. Stich
Understanding frictional duality and bi-duality:
Sb - nanoparticles on HOPG

submitted to Nanotechnology

[57] A. Schirmeisen, A. Taskiran, H. Bracht, B. Roling
Ion jump dynamics in nanoscopic subvolumes analyzed by electrostatic force spectroscopy
Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie (2010)
accepted for publication

[56] A. Schirmeisen
New and Views: Nanofriction - Surfing on Grapite Waves
Nature Materials 9 (2010) 615
(abstract)

[55] L. Jansen, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Temperature dependence of atomic-scale stick-slip friction
Physical Review Letters 104 (2010) 256101
(abstract)

[54] I. Barel, M. Urbakh, L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen
Multibond Dynamics of Nanoscale Friction: The Role of Temperature
Physical Review Letters, 104 (2010) 066104
(abstract)

[53] D. Braun, G. Langewisch, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Force field experiments of an epitaxial superstructure of 3,4,9,10-perylenetetra-carboxylic-dianhydride on Ag(111)
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 28 (2010) C4B6
(abstract)

[52] D. Dietzel, T. Mönninghoff, C. Herding, M. Feldmann, H. Fuchs, B. Stegemann,
C. Ritter, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen
Frictional Duality of Metallic Nanoparticles:
The Influence of Particle Morphology, Orientation, and Air Exposure

Physical Review B 82 (2010) 035401
(abstract)
selected as Editor's suggestion

[51] D. Dietzel, M. Feldmann, C. Herding, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen
Quantifying pathways and friction of nanoparticles
during controlled manipulation by contact-mode atomic force microscopy

Tribology Letters 39 (2010) 273
(abstract)
Featured as cutting edge article 'Nudging nanoscale objects'
in the STLE Magazine Tribology and Lubrication Technology October 2010.
(link to online version of journal, feature article on page 88)

[50] I. Barel, M. Urbakh, L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen
Temperature dependence of friction at the nanoscale: When the unexpected turns normal
Tribology Letters 39 (2010) 311
(abstract)

[49] G. Langewisch, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Temperature Dependence of Energy Dissipation
in non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy

Nanotechnology 21 (2010) 345703
(abstract)

[48] J. Sondhauß, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Frictional properties of a mesoscopic contact with controlled surface roughness
submitted to Tribology Letters (2010)


--- 2009 ---

[47] L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen, J.L. Hedrick, M.A. Lantz, A. Knoll, R. Cannara, B. Gotsmann
Nanoscale frictional dissipation into shear-stressed polymer relaxations
Physical Review Letters, 102 (2009) 236101
(abstract)

[46] D. Dietzel, M. Feldmann, H. Fuchs, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen
Transition from Static to Kinetic Friction of Metallic Nanoparticles
Applied Physics Letters 95 (2009) 053104
(abstract)

[45] R. Hoffmann, D. Weiner, A. Schirmeisen and A. Foster
Sublattice identification in non-contact atomic force microscopy of the NaCl(001) surface
Physical Review B 80 (2009) 115426
(abstract)

[44] D. Braun, D. Weiner, B. Such, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Submolecular Features of Epitaxially Grown PTCDA on Cu(111) analyzed by Force Field Spectroscopy
Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 264004
(abstract)

[43] K. Ruschmeier, A. Schirmeisen, R. Hoffmann
Site-specific force-vector field studies of KBr(001) by atomic force microscopy
Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 264013
(abstract)

[42] A. Taskiran, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs, H. Bracht, B. Roling
Time-Domain Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy on Nanostructured Lithium-Ion Conducting Glass Ceramics: Analysis and Interpretation of Relaxation Times
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11 (2009) 5499
(abstract)

[41] A. Schirmeisen and U.D. Schwarz (invited article)
Measuring the friction of nanoparticles:
A new route towards a better understanding of nanoscale friction

ChemPhysChem 10 (2009) 2373
(abstract)

[40] A. Schirmeisen and B. Roling (invited article)
Characterizing Ion Dynamics in Nanoscopic Volumes:
Time-Domain Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy on Solid Electrolytes

Chemical Monthly, 140 (2009) 1103
(abstract)

[39] H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen, and H. Fuchs
Nanoscale Imaging and Force Analysis with Atomic Force Microscopy
in: Nanotechnology, Volume 6: Nanoprobes
Edt. H. Fuchs, Wiley-VCH, April (2009)

[38] A. Schirmeisen, H. Hölscher, and U.D. Schwarz
Force Field Spectroscopy in Three Dimensions
in: Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy II, ISBN 3642014941
Edts. Morita, Wiesendanger, Meyer, Springer Verlag, September (2009)

[37] A. Schirmeisen
Nanotribologie - Rutschen ohne Reibung
Physik in unserer Zeit, Ausgabe 1 (2009) 6
(abstract)


--- 2008 ---

[36] D. Dietzel, C. Ritter, T. Mönninghoff, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, U.D. Schwarz
Frictional duality observed during nanoparticle sliding
Physical Review Letters 101 (2008) 125505
(abstract)

see also recommendation by Jay Fineberg in the Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics
and Physical Review Focus article 'To Slide or Not to Slide'.
Also featured in the FAZ and in the physics portal Pro-Physik.

[35] K. Ruschmeier, A. Schirmeisen, R. Hoffmann
Atomic scale force vector fields
Physical Review Letters 101 (2008) 156102
(abstract)

[34] M. Evstigneev, A. Schirmeisen,
L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, P. Reimann
Contact ageing in atomic friction
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20 (2008) 354001
(abstract)

[33] V. Caciuc, H. Hölscher,D. Weiner, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen
Non-contact atomic force microscopy imaging mechanism on Ag(110):
Experiment and first-principles theory

Physical Review B 77 (2008) 045411
(abstract)

[32] H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen, U.D. Schwarz
Principles of atomic friction: from sticking atoms to superlubric sliding
Theme Issue ‘Nanotribology, nanomechanics and applications to nanotechnology I’
Philosopical Transactions of the Royal Society A 366 (2008) 1383
(abstract)


--- 2007 ---

[31] A. Schirmeisen, A. Taskiran, H. Fuchs, H. Bracht, S. Murugavel, B. Roling
Fast Interfacial Ionic Conduction in Nanostructured Glass Ceramics
Physical Review Letters 98 (2007) 225901
(abstract)

[30] D. Dietzel, T. Mönninghoff, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, C. Ritter, U.D. Schwarz, and A. Schirmeisen
Measuring Interfacial Friction by Lateral Manipulation of Nanoparticles Using Atomic Force Microscopy Techniques
Journal of Applied Physics 102 (2007) 084306
(abstract)

[29] A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs
Dynamic Modes of Atomic Force Microscopy
in: Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology (revised),
Edt. Bharat Bushan (2007), 737-765, ISBN 3-540-29855-X

[28] U. D. Schwarz, C. Ritter, B. Stegemann, M. Heyde, K. Rademann, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs
Frictional Properties of Antimony Nanoparticles: The Influence of Contact Area, Structure, and Surface Contamination
Proceedings of the SSTLE/ASME
International Joint Tribology Conference - IJTC-44159 (2007) 813
(abstract)


--- 2006 ---

[27] M. Evstigneev, A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, P. Reimann
Force Dependence of Transition Rates in Atomic Friction
Physical Review Letters 97 (2006) 240601
Abstract or Full text (PDF 477kB)

[26] A. Schirmeisen, D. Weiner, H. Fuchs
Single Atom Contact Mechanics: From Atomic Scale Energy Barrier to Mechanical Relaxation Hysteresis
Physical Review Letters 97 (2006) 136101
Abstract or Full text (PDF 315 kB)

[25] B. Such, D. Weiner, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs
Influence of the Local Adsorption Environment on the Intra-Molecular Contrast of Organic Molecules in Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy
Applied Physics Letters 89 (2006) 093104
Abstract or Full text (PDF 288 kB)

[24] G. Cross, A. Schirmeisen, P. Grütter, U. Dürig
Plasticity, Healing, and Shakedown in Sharp Asperity Nanoindentation
Nature Materials 5 (2006) 370-376
Abstract or Full text (PDF 762 kB)

[23] A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs
Temperature Dependence of Point Contact Friction on Silicon
Applied Physics Letters 88 (2006) 123108
Abstract or Full text (PDF 243 kB)

[22] L.H. Mak, M. Knoll, D. Weiner, A. Gorschlüter, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs
Reproducible Attachment of Micrometer Sized Particles to Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers
Review of Scientific Instruments 77 (2006) 046104
Abstract or Full text (PDF 130 kB)


--- 2005 ---

[21] A. Schirmeisen and H. Hölscher
Velocity Dependence of Energy Dissipation in Dynamic Force Microscopy:
Hysteresis versus Viscous Damping

Phys. Rev. B 72 (2005) 045431
Abstract or Full text (PDF 806 kB)

[20] A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs
Tip-Jump Statistics of Stick-Slip Friction
Phys. Rev. B 71 (2005) 245403
Abstract or Full text ( PDF 448 kB)

[19] H. Hölscher and A. Schirmeisen
Dynamic Force Microscopy and Spectroscopy
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, 135 (2005) 41-101
Link to Elsevier

[18] H. Fuchs, H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen
Scanning Probe Microscopy
in: Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Elsevier (2005), 1-12
(doi:10.1016/B0-08-043152-6/02034-9)
Link to Article

[17] B. Roling, A. Schirmeisen, H. Bracht
A. Taskiran,H. Fuchs, S. Murugavel, F. Natrup
Nanoscopic Study of the Ion Dynamics in a LiAlSiO4 Glass Ceramic by means of Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7 (2005) 1472
Abstract or Full text (PDF 619kB)

[16] A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs
Dynamic force microscopy
in: Nanotribology and Nanomechanics - An Introduction
B. Bushan (Edt.), ISBN 3-540-24267-8, Springer Verlag (2005)
Link to Springer online

[15] A. Schirmeisen, H. Hölscher, D. Weiner, B. Anczykowski, M. Schäfer, H. Fuchs
Dynamic Force Spectroscopy using the Constant-Excitation and Constant-Amplitude Modes
Nanotechnology 16 (2005) S13-S17
Abstract or Full text (PDF 322kB)

[14] D. Braun, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs
Molecular Growth and Sub-Molecular Resolution of a Thin Multilayer of PTCDA on Ag(110) Observed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Surface Science, 575 (2005) 3-11
Abstract or Full text (PDF 403 kB)


--- 2004 ---

[13] A. Schirmeisen, A. Taskiran, H. Fuchs
B. Roling, S. Murugavel, H. Bracht, F. Natrup
Probing Ion Transport at the Nanoscale: Time-Domain Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy on Glassy Electrolytes
Applied Physics Letters 85 (2004) 2053
Abstract or Full text (PDF 307 kB)

[12] A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs
Dynamic force microscopy
in: Applied scanning probe methods,
Part I-1 (2004) 3-39
B. Bhushan, H. Fuchs, S. Hosaka (Eds.), ISBN 3-540-00527-7, Springer Verlag (2004)
Link to Springer online

[11] A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs
Dynamic force microscopy
in: Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology
chapter 15 (2004) 449-473
B. Bushan (Edt.), ISBN 3-540-01218-4, Springer Verlag (2004)
Link to Springer online


--- 2003 ---

[10] A. Schirmeisen, D. Weiner, H. Fuchs
Measurements of metal-polymer adhesion properties with dynamic force spectroscopy
Surface Science 545 (2003) 155-162
Abstract or Full text (PDF 388 kB)

[9] H. Hölscher, B. Gotsmann, A. Schirmeisen
Dynamic force spectroscopy using the frequency modulation technique with constant excitation
Physical Review B 68 (2003) 153401
Abstract or Full text (PDF 254 kB)


--- before 2003 ---

[8] A. Schirmeisen, G. Cross, A. Stalder, P. Grütter, U. Dürig
Metallic adhesion and tunnelling at the atomic scale
New Journal of Physics 2, 6842324 (2000)

[7] A. Schirmeisen, G. Cross, A. Stalder, P. Grütter, U. Dürig,
Metallic adhesion forces and tunneling between atomically defined tip and sample
Applied Surface Science 157, 274 (2000)

[6] G. Cross, A. Schirmeisen, A. Stalder, P. Grütter, M. Tschudy, U. Dürig
Adhesion interaction between atomically defined tip and sample
Physical Review Letters 80, 4685 (1998)

[5] P. Fumagalli, A. Schirmeisen, R.J. Gambino
Exchange-induced enhancement of Tc in Co1-x (EuS)x macroscopic ferrimagnets
Physical Review B 57, 14294 (1998)

[4] U. Rüdiger, P. Fumagalli, H. Berndt, A. Schirmeisen, G. Güntherodt, B. Holländer
Effect of Al interlayers on growth and magneto-optical properties of MnBi thin films
Journal of Applied Physics 80, 196 (1996)

[3] P. Fumagalli, A. Schirmeisen, R.J. Gambino
Magneto-optic properties and exchange interaction of the macroscopic ferrimagnet Co1-x-yTbx(EuS)y
Journal of Applied Physics 79, 5929 (1996)

[2] U. Rüdiger, P. Fumagalli, P. Dworak, A. Schirmeisen, G. Güntherodt
Influence of Al capping layers on growth, topography, and magnetic properties on MnBi thin films
Journal of Applied Physics 79, 6203 (1996)

[1] U. Rüdiger, H. Berndt, A. Schirmeisen, P. Fumagalli, G. Güntherodt
Growth and topography study of MnBi films
Journal of Applied Physics 78, 5391 (1995)