Group Leader

Dr. Katrin F. Domke
Phone: +49 6131 379-476
Email: domke@mpip*
@Wire: katrinfdomke


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Book chapter on CARS microscopy, 2012
Molecular orientational order in zeolite pores, 2012
Review on CARS microscopy, 2011
In situ imaging of zeolite catalysis, 2009



Reactivity mapping of nanoscale defect chemistry under electrochemical reaction conditions
J. Pfisterer, M. Baghernejad, G. Giuzio, K.F. Domke*
Nature Communications 2019, 10, 5702.
DOI: 0.1038/s41467-019-13692-3

Extending surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy to platinum surfaces
T. Rheinberger, D. Ohm, U.E. Zhumaev*, K.F. Domke*
Electrochimica Acta 2019, 314, 96-101.
DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.05.063

Proton conductivity and structural properties of nanocomposites based on Boehmite incorporated poly(vinlyphosphonic acid)
A. Bozkurt*, X. Ling, K.F. Domke
Ionics 2019, 25, 4831-4840.
DOI: 10.1007/s11581-019-03036-y

Correlated interfacial water transport and protonconductivity in perfluorosulfonic acid membranes
X. Ling, M. Bonn, K.F. Domke*, S.H. Parekh*
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019, 
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1817470116

Stark effect or coverage dependence? Disentangling the EC-SEIRAS vibrational shift of sulfate on Au(111)
J. Pfisterer, U. Zhumaev, W. Cheuquepan, J.M. Feliu, K.F. Domke*
Journal of Chemical Physics 2019, 150, 041709.
DOI: 10.1063/1.5047941


Characterizing the hydrophobic-to-hydrophilic transition of electrolyte structuring in proton exchange membrane mimicking surfaces
L. Moreno Ostertag, X. Ling, K.F. Domke, S.H. Parekh, M. Valtiner*
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2018, 20, 11722-11729.
DOI: 10.1039/C8CP01625A

Unfolding the versatile potential of EC-TERS for electrocatalysis
J. Pfisterer, K.F. Domke*
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 2018, 8, 96-102.
DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2018.03.023


Black manganese-rich crusts on a Gothic cathedral
D. Macholdt*, S Herrmann, K.P. Jochum, T. Laubscher, J.H.K. Pfisterer, C. Pöhlker, B. Schwager, B. Weber, M. Weigand, K.F. Domke, M.O. Andreae
Atmospheric Environment 2017, 171, 205-220.
DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.10.022

Understanding the inhibiting effect of BTC on CuBTC growth through experiment and modeling
P. Schäfer, F. Kapteijn, M.A. van der Veen, K.F. Domke*
Crystal Growth & Design 2017, 17, 5603-5607.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00938

Surface-enhanced infrared spectroscopy (SEIRAS)
U. Zhumaev*, K.F. Domke
in Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry - Surface Science and Electrochemistry 2017, 542-548.
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.13627-3

Electrochemical TERS elucidates potential-induced molecular reorientation of adenine/Au(111)
N. Martín Sabanés , T. Ohto , D. Andrienko, Y. Nagata, K.F. Domke*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 9796-9801 (VIP paper).
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704460

The effect of STM parameters on tip-enhanced Raman spectra
N. Martín Sabanés,* A. Elizabeth, J.H.K. Pfisterer, K.F. Domke*
Faraday Discussions "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering" 2017, 205, 233-243.
DOI: 10.1039/c7fd00164a

Advanced SERS sensor based on capillarity-assisted preconcentration through gold nanoparticles-decorated porous nanorods
L. Xue,* W. Xie, L. Driessen, K.F. Domke, Y. Wang,* S. Schlücker, S.N. Gorb,
M. Steinhart*
Small 2017, 13, 1603947.
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201603947

Raman under water - Nonlinear and nearfield approaches for electrochemical surface science
N. Martín Sabanés, K.F. Domke*
ChemElectroChem 2017, 4, 1814-1823.
DOI: 10.1002/celc.201700293 and 10.1002/celc.201700293

Trimesic acid on Cu in ethanol: potential-dependent transition from 2D adsorbate to 3D metal-organic framework
P. Schäfer, A. Lalitha, P. Sebastian, S. Kumar Meena, J.M. Feliu, M. Sulpizi,
M.A. van der Veen, K.F. Domke*

Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2017, 793, 226-234.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2017.01.025

The SERS signature of PbS quantum dot oxidation
K. Stadelmann, A. Elizabeth, N. Martín Sabanés, K.F. Domke*
Vibrational Spectroscopy 2017, 91, 157-162.
DOI: 10.1016/j.vibspec.2016.08.008


A versatile side-illumination geometry for tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy at solid/liquid interfaces
N. Martín Sabanés, L. Driessen, K.F. Domke*
Analytical Chemistry 2016, 88, 7108-7114.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b01080

Unraveling a two-step oxidation mechanism in electrochemical Cu-MOF synthesis
P. Schäfer, M.A. Van der Veen*, K.F. Domke*
Chemical Communications 2016, 52, 4722-4725.
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC00534A

Nanoscale distribution of sulfonic acid groups determines structure and binding of water in Nafion membranes
X. Ling, M. Bonn, S.H. Parekh*, K.F. Domke*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 4011-4015.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201600219

2013 - 2015

Polymer brush functionalized SiO2 nanoparticle based Nafion nanocomposites: A novel avenue to low-humidity proton conducting membranes
A. Farrukh, F. Ashraf, A. Kaltbeitzel, X. Ling, M. Wagner, H. Duran, A. Ghaffar, H. ur Rehman, S.H. Parekh, K.F. Domke, B. Yameen*
Polymer Chemistry 2015, 6, 5782-5789.
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00514K

Invited book review: ‘‘Understanding Physical Chemistry’’ by Dor Ben-Amotz
K.F. Domke
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2014, 53, 9124.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201405473

Watching Orientational Ordering at the Nanoscale with Coherent Anti‐Stokes Raman Microscopy
with coherent anti-Stokes Raman microscopy
S.H. Parekh, K.F. Domke*
Chemistry - A European Journal 2013, 19, 11822-11830. (invited concept article)
DOI 10.1002/chem.201301394


Index mismatch aberration correction over long working distances using spatial light modulation
B.Gjonaj, P. Johnson, M. Bonn, K.F. Domke*
Applied Optics 2012, 51, 8034-8040.
DOI 10.1364/AO.51.008034

Multiplex CARS microscopy
J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, G. Rago, E.M. Vartiainen, M. Bonn
in: Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy, Eds J.-X. Cheng, X.S. Xie
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISBN 9781439867655

Tracing catalytic conversion on single zeolite crystals in 3D with nonlinear spectromicroscopy
K.F. Domke*, T.A. Riemer, G. Rago, A.N. Parvulescu, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, A. Enejder, B.M. Weckhuysen, M. Bonn
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 1124-1129.
DOI 10.1021/ja2088025

Host-guest geometry in zeolite ZSM-5 pores spatially resolved with multiplex CARS spectromicroscopy
K.F. Domke*, J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, T.A. Riemer, M.H.F. Kox, B.M. Weckhuysen,
M. Bonn
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 51, 1343-1347.
DOI 10.1002/anie.201106447



CARS microscopy for the visualization of micrometer-sized iron oxide MRI contrast agents in living cells
G. Rago, C.M. Langer, C. Brackmann, J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, N. Raschzok, C. Schmidt, I.M. Sauer, A. Enejder, M.T. Mogl, M. Bonn*
Biomedical Optics Express 2011, 2, 2470-2483.
DOI 10.1364/BOE.2.002470

Invited book review: ‘‘Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy -- Analytical, biophysical and life science applications’’
(Ed. Sebastian Schlücker)

K.F. Domke
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50, 8226.
DOI 10.1002/anie.201103289

Quantitative coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy
J.P.R. Day, K.F. Domke, G. Rago, H. Kano, H. Hamaguchi, E. Vartiainen, M. Bonn*
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011, 115, 7713-7725. (invited feature article)
DOI 10.1021/jp200606e



Label-free imaging of lipophilic bioactive molecules during lipid digestion by multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microspectroscopy
J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, K.F. Domke, K. Velikov, M. Bonn*
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132, 8433-8439.

DOI 10.1021/ja102069d

Studying surface chemistry beyond the diffraction limit – 10 Years of TERS
K.F. Domke*, B. Pettinger
ChemPhysChem, 2010, 11, 1365-1373. (invited review article)
DOI 10.1002/cphc.200900975

Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopic studies of the hydrogen bonding between adenine and thymine adsorbed on Au(111)
D. Zhang*, K.F. Domke, B. Pettinger
ChemPhysChem 2010, 11, 1662-1665.
DOI 10.1002/cphc.200900883



Label-free chemical imaging of catalytic solids by coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering and synchrotron-based infrared microscopy
M.H.F. Kox, K.F. Domke, J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, E. Stavitski, M. Bonn, B.M. Weckhuysen*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2009, 48, 8990-8994; Angewandte Chemie 2009, 121, 9152-9156.
(VIP paper)
DOI 10.1002/anie.200904282

Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of 6H-SiC with graphene adlayers: Selective suppression of E1 modes
K.F. Domke*, B. Pettinger
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 2009, 40, 1427-1433. (invited article)
DOI 10.1002/jrs.2434

In situ discrimination between ligand-free and complexed Co porphyrin at Au(111) with TERS
K.F. Domke*, B. Pettinger
ChemPhysChem 2009, 10, 1794-1798.
DOI 10.1002/cphc.200900182

The formation of two Ag UPD layers on stepped Pt single crystals and their restructuring by co-adsorption of CO
K.F. Domke, X. Xiao, H. Baltruschat*
Electrochimica Acta 2009, 54, 4829-4836.
DOI 10.1016/j.electacta.2009.03.088

Tip-enhanced Raman scattering: Influence of the tip-surface geometry on optical resonance and enhancement
B. Pettinger*, K.F. Domke, D. Zhang, G. Picardi, R. Schuster
Surface Science 2009, 603, 1335-1341.
DOI 10.1016/j.susc.2008.08.033


2008 - 2003

Co-adsorption of CO on Ag-modified Pt(111) - Restructuring of a Ag UPD layer monitored by EC-STM
K.F. Domke, X. Xiao, H. Baltruschat*
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2008, 10, 1555-1561.
DOI 10.1039/B714816J

Direct monitoring of plasmon resonances in a tip-surface gap of varying width
B. Pettinger*, K.F. Domke, D. Zhang, R. Schuster, G. Ertl
Physical Review B 2007, 76, 113409.
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.113409

Comment on 'Scanning-Probe Raman Spectroscopy with Single-Molecule Sensitivity'
K.F. Domke*, B. Pettinger
Physical Review B 2007, 75, 236401.
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.236401

Enhanced Raman spectroscopy - Single molecules or carbon?
K.F. Domke*, D. Zhang, B. Pettinger
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111, 8611-8616.
DOI 10.1021/jp071519l

Tip-enhanced Raman spectra of picomole quantities of DNA nucleobases at Au(111)
K.F. Domke*, D. Zhang, B. Pettinger
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129, 6708-6709.
DOI 10.1021/ja071107q

Towards Raman Fingerprints of Single Dye Molecules at Atomically Smooth Au(111)
K.F. Domke*, D. Zhang, B. Pettinger
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 14721-14727.
DOI 10.1021/ja065820b

Determination of the Potentials of Zero Total Charge of Pt(100) Stepped Surfaces in the [011] Zone. Effect of the Step Density and Anion Adsorption.
K. Domke, E. Herrero, A. Rodes, J. Feliu*
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2003, 552, 115-128.
DOI 10.1016/S0022-0728(02)01471-7



Toward nanoscale reactivity mapping under electro-catalytic reaction conditions : Plasmon-enhanced vibrational spectroscopy of the electrochemical gold oxidation and gold oxide reduction
Jonas Pfisterer (PhD thesis)
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, October 2019

Development of a tip-enhanced Raman spectrometer to investigate solid-liquid interfaces
Leonie Driessen (PhD thesis)
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, December 2018

Probing water structure and transport in proton exchange membranes
Xiao Ling (PhD thesis)
University of Amsterdam, March 2018

Electrochemical tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: development and applications
Natalia Martín Sabanés (PhD thesis)
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, February 2018

Electrochemical growth of CuBTC - Improving the synthesis toolkit through mechanistic understanding
Philipp Schäfer (PhD thesis)
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, April 2017

Degradation study of lead sulfide quantum dots as sensitizers for solar cells with enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Kathrin Stadelmann (Master thesis)
Universität Frankfurt am Main, October 2016

Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy - Topographic and chemical information on the nanoscale
Katrin F. Domke (PhD thesis)
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, December 2006

Restrukturierung einer Ag-Adsorptionsschicht auf Pt-Einkristallelektroden durch Koadsorption von CO
Katrin F. Domke (Diploma thesis)
University of Bonn, Germany, February 2004

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