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Persoonlijk profiel

Quote

"Matter does not matter, morphology is everything."

Research profile

Heiner Friedrich is a materials chemist with expertise in synthesis and assembly of functional hierarchical materials and their analysis by advanced 2D and 3D electron microscopy techniques. This includes materials from anisometric colloids and quantification of their time–dependent multiscale morphology by image analysis, to the development of smart low-dose (S)TEM acquisition schemes to advance soft matter science in solution environments. His work provides new insights in the different stages of liquid phase assembly processes to steer molecular and/or colloidal self-organization and mineralization. The goal of his research is to enable a rational design and sustainable manufacture of hybrid materials with complex multiscale morphologies for applications in the energy and health care sectors. 

Academic background

Heiner Friedrich studied Physics at the Technische Universität Dresden (Germany) where he obtained his master's degree in 2001 with a specialization in particle and wave optics under supervision of Prof. Hannes Lichte. From 2002 - 2005 he was an Assistant Research Professional developing electron tomography for materials science at the John M. Cowley Center for High Resolution Electron Microscopy of Arizona State University (USA). From 2005 – 2009 he performed PhD research at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) where he graduated cum laude in 2009 on his thesis 'Quantitative Electron Tomography for Nanostructured Materials' under supervision of professors Krijn P. de Jong and Arie J. Verkleij. In 2009 he moved to Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) as a postdoctoral researcher in the Laboratory of Materials and Interface Chemistry while being until 2011 a part time junior Assistant Professor at the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group of Utrecht University. Since 2011 he is a full time assistant professor (tenured in 2014) within the same group at TU/e.

Affiliated with

  • Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS) TU/e
  • European, Dutch and German Microscopy societies

Partners in (semi-)industry

  • DSM
  • AkzoNobel
  • Unilever

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  • 6 Vergelijkbare profielen
Tomography Engineering en materiaalwetenschappen
Graphite Chemische stoffen
Electrons Engineering en materiaalwetenschappen
Nanoparticles Chemische stoffen
Polymers Chemische stoffen
Transmission electron microscopy Chemische stoffen
tomography Fysica en Astronomie
Graphene Engineering en materiaalwetenschappen

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Onderzoeksoutput 2008 2020

14 Citaties (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Liquid–liquid phase separation during amphiphilic self-assembly

Ianiro, A., Wu, H., van Rijt, M. M. J., Vena, M. P., Keizer, A. D. A., Esteves, A. C. C., Tuinier, R., Friedrich, H., Sommerdijk, N. A. J. M. & Patterson, J. P., 1 apr 2019, In : Nature Chemistry. 11, 4, blz. 320-328 9 blz.

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Phase separation
Self assembly
Polymers
Molecules
Liquids
2 Citaties (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A unified view on nanoscale packing, connectivity, and conductivity of CNT networks

Gnanasekaran, K., Grimaldi, C., de With, G. & Friedrich, H., 28 mrt 2019, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 29, 13, 6 blz., 1807901.

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Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
carbon nanotubes
conductivity
aspect ratio
20 Citaties (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)

CryoTEM as an advanced analytical tool for materials chemists

Patterson, J. P., Xu, Y., Moradi, M. A., Sommerdijk, N. A. J. M. & Friedrich, H., 18 jul 2017, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 50, 7, blz. 1495-1501 7 blz.

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Hybrid materials
Cryogenics
Self assembly
Nucleation
Colloid chemistry
8 Citaties (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Quantitative nanoscopy : tackling sampling limitations in (S)TEM imaging of polymers and composites

Gnanasekaran, K., Snel, R. C. Q., With, de, G. & Friedrich, H., 2016, In : Ultramicroscopy. 160, blz. 130-139 10 blz.

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Polymers
sampling
Sampling
Transmission electron microscopy
Imaging techniques

Quantitative nanoscopy of conductive hierarchical materials

Gnanasekaran, K., 17 mei 2016, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 204 blz.

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Characterization of materials

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Nano-droplets are the key to controlling membrane formation

Heiner Friedrich, Remco Tuinier, Alessandro Ianiro & Mark M.J. van Rijt

18/02/1919/02/19

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NWO grant of 17 million for electron microscopy network

O.J. (Jom) Luiten & Heiner Friedrich

12/04/18

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TU/e researchers observe protein crystallization as first

Heiner Friedrich

6/04/18

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Scriptie

Ag/Al2/O3 ethylene epoxidation catalysts: tracking the active phase evolution

Auteur: van de Poll, R., 19 nov 2018

Begeleider: van Hoof, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Hensen, E. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Friedrich, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Kosinov, N. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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Bimetallic Cu-Ag and Au-Ag catalyst for ethylene epoxidation reaction

Auteur: Amin, S., 28 mrt 2018

Begeleider: van Hoof, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Hensen, E. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Friedrich, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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Caesium and chlorine promotion in the silver particle size dependency and of the ethylene epoxidation

Auteur: Hermans, E., 31 jan 2018

Begeleider: van Hoof, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Hensen, E. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Friedrich, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Filot, I. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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Controlling the doping level in a conducting polymer for application in enhancement mode organic electrochemical transistors

Auteur: Pol, T., 13 nov 2018

Begeleider: Meskers, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1), van de Burgt, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Janssen, R. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Friedrich, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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Development of a non-thermal plasma-catalytic reactor for N2-fixation

Auteur: van Raak, T., 18 dec 2019

Begeleider: Li, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Gallucci, F. (Afstudeerdocent 2), van der Schaaf, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Friedrich, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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