Dr. Robert Lovrinčić


Dr. Robert Lovrinčić
Institute for High-Frequency Technology

TU Braunschweig
c/o InnovationLab
Speyerer Str. 4
69115 Heidelberg

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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 130

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 03/2013 group leader (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit), TU Braunschweig, Institute for High-Frequency Technology, Prof. Wolfgang Kowalsky. Group leader and project coordinator at Innovationlab Heidelberg.

  • 11/2010–02/2013 postdoctoral fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Prof. David Cahen. Work on electron-phonon interaction in molecular electronics (Minerva and Marie Curie fellowships).

  • 04/2009–09/2010 postdoctoral research assistant, Heidelberg University, Kirchhoff Institute for Physics, Prof. Annemarie Pucci. Infrared spectroscopic ellipsometry of organic semiconductors.

  • 02/2006-03/2009 PhD studies at Heidelberg University, Kirchhoff Institute for Physics, Prof. A. Pucci. Dynamic conductivity in disordered thin films from infrared spectroscopy. Graduated with summa cum laude.

  • 10/2000-01/2006 studies in physics at Karlsruhe and Heidelberg University.

List of Publications

  1. Paul Heimel, Anirban Mondal, Falk May, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Lennartz, Denis Andrienko, and Robert Lovrincic.
    Unicolored phosphor-sensitized fluorescence for efficient and stable blue OLEDs.
    Nature Communications, 9, 4990, 2018.

  2. Wenlan Liu, Lars Müller, Shuangying Ma, Stephen Barlow, Seth R. Marder, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Andreas Köhn, and Robert Lovrincic.
    The Origin of the π-π Spacing Change Upon Doping of Semiconducting Polymers.
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, just accepted, 2018.

  3. Nathaniel P. Gallop, Oleg Selig, Giulia Giubertoni, Huib Bakker, Jarvist Frost, Thomas L.C. Jansen, Robert Lovrincic, and Artem A. Bakulin
    Rotational Cation Dynamics in Metal-Halide Perovskites: Effect on Phonons and Material Properties.
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, just accepted, 2018.

  4. Thomas Hopper, Andrei Gorodetsky, Jarvist Frost, Christian Müller, Robert Lovrincic, and Artem A. Bakulin.
    Ultrafast Intraband Spectroscopy of Hot-Carrier Cooling in Lead-Halide Perovskites.
    ACS Energy Letters, just accepted, 2018.

  5. Jean-Nicolas Tisserant, Sebastian Beck, Marc-Michael Barf, Wolfgang Kowalsky, and Robert Lovrincic.
    Nanoporous Organic Field-Effect Transistors Employing a Calixarene Dielectric for Sub-ppb Gas Sensing.
    Advanced Electronic Materials, early view, 2018.

  6. Patrick Reiser, Lars Müller, Vipilan Sivanesan, Robert Lovrincic, Stephen Barlow, SethR. Marder, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfram Jaegermann, Eric Mankel, and Sebastian Beck.
    Dopant Diffusion in Sequentially Doped Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Studied by Infrared and Photoelectron Spectroscopy.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (26), 14518, 2018.

  7. Florian Ullrich, Sabina Hillebrandt, Sebastian Hietzschold, Valentina Rohnacher, Tomasz Marszalek, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Robert Lovrincic, Sebastian Beck, Eric Mankel, and Annemarie Pucci.
    Correlation between Chemical and Electronic Properties of Solution-Processed Nickel Oxide.
    ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1 (7), 3113, 2018.

  8. Benedikt Dänekamp, Christian Müller, Michael Sendner, Pablo P. Boix, Michele Sessolo, Robert Lovrincic, and Henk J. Bolink.
    Perovskite-Perovskite Homojunctions via Compositional Doping.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9 (11), 2770, 2018.

  9. David Egger, Achintya Bera, David Cahen, Gary Hodes, Thomas Kirchartz, Leeor Kronik, Robert Lovrincic, Andrew Rappe, David Reichman, and Omer Yaffe.
    What Remains Unexplained about the Properties of Halide Perovskites?
    Advanced Materials, 30 (20), 1800691, 2018.

  10. Pabitra K. Nayak, Michael Sendner, Bernard Wenger, Zhiping Wang, Kshama Sharma, Alexandra J. Ramadan, Robert Lovrinčić, Annemarie Pucci, P. K. Madhu, and Henry J. Snaith.
    Impact of Bi3+ Heterovalent Doping in Organic–Inorganic Metal Halide Perovskite Crystals.
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140 (2), 574, 2018.

  11. Tobias Rödlmeier, Tomasz Marszalek, Martin Held, Sebastian Beck, Christian Müller, Ralph Eckstein, Anthony J. Morfa, Robert Lovrincic, Annemarie Pucci, Uli Lemmer, Jana Zaumseil, Wojciech Pisula, and Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa.
    Controlled Molecular Orientation of Inkjet Printed Semiconducting Polymer Fibers by Crystallization Templating.
    Chemistry of Materials, 29 (23), 10150, 2017.

  12. Andreas Peukert, Lidice Vaillant Roca, Michael Scherer, Robert Lovrincic, Charusheela Ramanan, Alina Chanaewa, and Elizabeth von Hauff.
    Controlled Morphology of ZnO Nanorods for Electron Transport in Squaraine Bulk-Hetero Junction Solar Cells With Thick Active Layers.
    Solar RRL, 1700132, 2017.

  13. Sebastian Hietzschold, Sabina Hillebrandt, Florian Ullrich, Jakob Bombsch, Valentina Rohnacher, Shuangying Ma, Wenlan Liu, Andreas Köhn, Wolfram Jaegermann, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Eric Mankel, Sebastian Beck, and Robert Lovrincic.
    Functionalized Nickel Oxide Hole Contact Layers: Work Function versus Conductivity.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (45), 39821, 2017.

  14. Lars Müller, Seon-Young Rhim, Vipilan Sivanesan, Dongxiang Wang, Sebastian Hietzschold, Patrick Reiser, Eric Mankel, Sebastian Beck, Stephen Barlow, Seth R. Marder, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfgang Kowalsky, and Robert Lovrincic.
    Electric-Field-Controlled Dopant Distribution in Organic Semiconductors.
    Advanced Materials, 29 (30), 1701466, 2017.

  15. Oleg Selig, Aditya Sadhanala, Christian Müller, Robert Lovrinčić, Zhuoying Chen, Yves L. A. Rezus, Jarvist M. Frost, Thomas L. C. Jansen, and Artem A. Bakulin.
    Organic Cation Rotation and Immobilisation in Pure and Mixed Methylammonium Lead-Halide Perovskites.
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (11), 4068-4074, 2017.

  16. Michael Sendner, Pabitra K. Nayak, David A. Egger, Sebastian Beck, Christian Müller, Bernd Epding, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Leeor Kronik, Henry J. Snaith, Annemarie Pucci, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Optical Phonons in Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskites and Implications for Charge Transport.
    Materials Horizons, 3:613-620, 2016.

  17. Lars Müller, Diana Nanova, Tobias Glaser, Sebastian Beck, Annemarie Pucci, Anne K. Kast, Rasmus R. Schroeder, Eric Mankel, Patrick Pingel, Dieter Neher, Wolfgang Kowalsky, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Charge-Transfer – Solvent Interaction Predefines Doping Efficiency in p-Doped P3HT-Films.
    Chemistry of Materials, 28(12):4432, 2016.

  18. Milan Alt, Malte Jesper, Janusz Schinke, Sabina Hillebrandt, Patrick Reiser, Tobias Rödlmeier, Iva Angelova, Kaja Deing, Tobias Glaser, Eric Mankel, Wolfram Jaegermann, Annemarie Pucci, Uli Lemmer, U. H. F. Bunz, W. Kowalsky, G. Hernandez-Sosa, R. Lovrinčić, and M. Hamburger.
    The Swiss-Army-Knife Self-Assembled Monolayer: Improving Electron Injection, Stability, and Wettability of Metal Electrodes with a One-Minute Process.
    Advanced Functional Materials, 26(18):3172, 2016.

  19. Sabina Hillebrandt, Torben Adermann, Milan Alt, Janusz Schinke, Tobias Glaser, Eric Mankel, Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa, Wolfram Jaegermann, Uli Lemmer, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Klaus Müllen, Robert Lovrinčić, and Manuel Hamburger.
    Naphthalene tetracarboxy-diimide based n-type polymers with removable solubility via thermally cleavable side chains.
    ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 8(7):4940, 2016.

  20. Christian Müller, Tobias Glaser, Marcel Plogmeyer, Michael Sendner, Sebastian Döring, Artem A. Bakulin, Carlo Brzuska, Roland Scheer, Maxim S. Pshenichnikov, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Annemarie Pucci, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Water Infiltration in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite: Fast and Inconspicuous.
    Chemistry of Materials, 27(22):7835-7841, 2015.

  21. Diana Nanova, Michael Scherer, Felix Schell, Johannes Zimmermann, Tobias Glaser, Anne Katrin Kast, Christian Krekeler, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Rasmus R. Schröder, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Why Inverted Small Molecule Solar Cells Outperform Their Noninverted Counterparts.
    Advanced Functional Materials, 25(41):6511-6518, 2015.

  22. Xi Yu, Robert Lovrinčić, Lior Sepunaru, Wenjie Li, Ayelet Vilan, Israel Pecht, Mordechai Sheves, and David Cahen.
    Insights into Solid-state Electron Transport through Proteins from Inelastic Tunneling Spectroscopy: the case of Azurin.
    ACS Nano, 9(10):9955-9963, 2015.

  23. Artem A. Bakulin, Oleg Selig, Huib J. Bakker, Yves L.A. Rezus, Christian Müller, Tobias Glaser, Robert Lovrinčić, Zhenhua Sun, Zhuoying Chen, Aron Walsh, Jarvist M. Frost, and Thomas L. C. Jansen.
    Real-Time Observation of Organic Cation Reorientation in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskites.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(18):3663-3669, 2015.

  24. Artem A. Bakulin, Robert Lovrinčić, Xi Yu, Oleg Selig, Huib J. Bakker, Yves L. A. Rezus, Pabitra K. Nayak, Alexandr Fonari, Veaceslav Coropceanu, Jean-Luc Brédas, and David Cahen.
    Mode-selective vibrational modulation of charge transport in organic electronic devices.
    Nature Communications, 6:7880, 2015.

  25. Tobias Glaser, Christian Müller, Michael Sendner, Christian Krekeler, Octavi E. Semonin, Trevor D. Hull, Omer Yaffe, Jonathan S. Owen, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Annemarie Pucci, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Infrared spectroscopic study of vibrational modes in methylammonium lead halide perovskites.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(15):2913–2918, 2015.

  26. Lior Sepunaru, Sivan Refaely-Abramson, Robert Lovrinčić, Yulian Gavrilov, Piyush Agrawal, Yaakov Levy, Leeor Kronik, Israel Pecht, Mordechai Sheves, and David Cahen.
    Electronic transport via homo-peptides: The role of side chains and secondary structure.
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137(30):9617–9626, 2015.

  27. Malte Jesper, Milan Alt, Janusz Schinke, Sabina Hillebrandt, Iva Angelova, Tobias Glaser, Annemarie Pucci, Uli Lemmer, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Robert Lovrinčić, Florian Golling, Manuel Hamburger, and Uwe H. F. Bunz.
    Dipolar SAMs Reduce Charge Carrier Injection Barriers in n-Channel Organic Field Effect.
    Langmuir,  31 (37):10303-10309, 2015.

  28. Milan Alt, Janusz Schinke, Sabina Hillebrandt, Marc Hänsel, Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa, Norman Mechau, Tobias Glaser, Eric Mankel, Manuel Hamburger, Kaja Deing, Wolfram Jaegermann, Annemarie Pucci, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Uli Lemmer, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Processing follows function: Pushing the formation of self-assembled monolayers to high-throughput compatible time scales.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(22):20234–20241, 2014.

  29. Xi Yu, Robert Lovrinčić, Olga Kraynis, Gabriel Man, Tal Ely, Arava Zohar, Tal Toledano, David Cahen, and Ayelet Vilan.
    Fabrication of Reproducible, Integration-Compatible Hybrid Molecular/Si Electronics.
    Small, 10(24):5151–5160, 2014.

  30. Diana Nanova, Anne Katrin Kast, Martin Pfannmöller, Christian Müller, Lisa Veith, Irene Wacker, Michaela Agari, Wilfried Hermes, Peter Erk, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Rasmus R. Schröder, and Robert Lovrinčić.
    Unraveling the nanoscale morphologies of mesoporous perovskite solar cells and their correlation to device performance.
    Nano Letters, 14(5):2735–2740, 2014.

  31. S. Ruhle, H. N. Barad, Y. Bouhadana, D. A. Keller, A. Ginsburg, K. Shimanovich, K. Majhi, R. Lovrinčić, A. Y. Anderson, and A. Zaban.
    Combinatorial solar cell libraries for the investigation of different metal back contacts for TiO2-Cu2O hetero-junction solar cells.
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16:7066–7073, 2014.

  32. Sebastian Stolz, Michael Scherer, Eric Mankel, Robert Lovrinčić, Janusz Schinke, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Wolfram Jaegermann, Uli Lemmer, Norman Mechau, and Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa.
    Investigation of solution-processed ultrathin electron injection layers for organic light-emitting diodes.
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(9):6616–6622, 2014.

  33. Rebecca Saive, Christian Mueller, Janusz Schinke, Robert Lovrinčić, and Wolfgang Kowalsky.
    Understanding S-shaped current-voltage characteristics of organic solar cells: Direct measurement of potential distributions by scanning Kelvin probe.
    Applied Physics Letters, 103(24):243303, 2013.

  34. Robert Lovrinčić, Olga Kraynis, Rotem Har-Lavan, Abd-Elrazek Haj-Yahya, Wenjie Li, Ayelet Vilan, and David Cahen.
    A New Route to Non-destructive Top-contacts for Molecular Electronics on Si: Pb Evaporated on Organic Monolayers.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4(3):426–430, 2013.

  35. Matat Buzaglo, Michael Shtein, Sivan Kober, Robert Lovrinčić, Ayelet Vilan, and Oren Regev.
    Critical parameters in exfoliating graphite into graphene.
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15:4428–4435, 2013.

  36. Robert Lovrinčić.
    Comment on “The origin of non-Drude terahertz conductivity in nano-materials” [Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 132102 (2012)].
    Applied Physics Letters, 102(9):096101, 2013.

  37. Robert Lovrinčić, Jens Trollmann, Carl Pölking, Jan Schöneboom, Christian Lennartz, and Annemarie Pucci.
    Orientation of Non-Planar Molecules in Polycrystalline Layers from Infrared Spectra: Core-Chlorinated Naphthalene Tetracarboxylic Diimides.
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(9):5757–5763, 2012.

  38. Antti Ojala, Andreas Petersen, Andreas Fuchs, Robert Lovrinčić, Carl Pölking, Jens Trollmann, Jaehyung Hwang, Christian Lennartz, Helmut Reichelt, Hans Wolfgang Höffken, Annemarie Pucci, Peter Erk, Thomas Kirchartz, and Frank Würthner.
    Merocyanine/C60 Planar Heterojunction Solar Cells: Effect of Dye Orientation on Exciton Dissociation and Solar Cell Performance.
    Advanced Functional Materials, 22(1):86–96, 2012.

  39. Robert Lovrinčić, Sebastian Noebel, and Annemarie Pucci.
    Infrared monitoring of diamond metalization.
    Applied Spectroscopy, 65(1):105–107, 2011.

  40. R. Lovrinčić and A. Pucci.
    Comment on “Indirect L to T point optical transition in bismuth nanowires”.
    Physical Review B, 81(19):197101, 2010.

  41. R. Lovrinčić and A. Pucci.
    Infrared optical properties of chromium nanoscale films with a phase transition.
    Physical Review B, 80(20):205404, 2009.

  42. E. Berdermann, M. Pomorski, W. de Boer, M. Ciobanu, S. Dunst, C. Grah, M. Kis, W. Koenig, W. Lange, W. Lohmann, R. Lovrinčić, P. Moritz, J. Morse, S. Mueller, A. Pucci, M. Schreck, MD. S. Rahman, and M. Träger.
    Diamond detectors for hadron physics research.
    Diamond and Related Materials, 19(5-6):358 – 367, 2010.

  43. M. Klevenz, F. Neubrech, R. Lovrinčić, M. Jałochowski, and A. Pucci.
    Infrared resonances of self-assembled Pb nanorods.
    Applied Physics Letters, 92(13):133116, 2008.

  44. F. Neubrech, D. Weber, R. Lovrinčić, A. Pucci, M. Lopes, T. Toury, and M. Lamy de la Chapelle.
    Resonances of individual lithographic gold nanowires in the infrared.
    Applied Physics Letters, 93(16):163105, 2008.

  45. F. Neubrech, T. Kolb, R. Lovrinčić, G. Fahsold, A. Pucci, J. Aizpurua, T. W. Cornelius, M. E. Toimil-Molares, R. Neumann, and S. Karim.
    Resonances of individual metal nanowires in the infrared.
    Applied Physics Letters, 89(25):253104, 2006.

  46. T. W. Cornelius, M. E. Toimil-Molares, R. Neumann, G. Fahsold, R. Lovrinčić, A. Pucci, and S. Karim.
    Quantum size effects manifest in infrared spectra of single bismuth nanowires.
    Applied Physics Letters, 88(10):103114, 2006.