Group Leader

Dr. Ellen Backus
Dr. Ellen Backus
Group Leader
Phone:+49 6131 379-536

Structure and Dynamics of Water at Interfaces Group - Publications

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Group Publications

2018

1.
B Weber, Y Nagata, S Ketzetzi, F Tang, WJ Smit, HJ Bakker, EHG Backus, M Bonn, D Bonn
Molecular Insight into the Slipperiness of Ice
DOI
2.
Y Nagata, EHG Backus, and M Bonn
Dynamics of Water Molecules at the Water/Air Interface
DOI
3.
LB Dreier, Y Nagata, H Lutz, G Gonella, J Hunger, EHG Backus, M Bonn
Saturation of charge-induced water alignment at model membrane surfaces
DOI
4.
WJ Smit, J Versluis, EHG Backus, M Bonn, and HJ Bakker
Reduced Near-Resonant Vibrational Coupling at the Surfaces of Liquid Water and Ice
DOI
5.
J Cyran, EHG Backus, Y Nagata, and M Bonn
Structure from Dynamics: Vibrational Dynamics of Interfacial Water as a Probe of Aqueous Heterogeneity
DOI
6.
EHG Backus, JD Cyran, M Grechko, Y Nagata, and M Bonn
Time-Resolved Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy: A Quantitative Comparison Between Intensity and Phase-Resolved Spectroscopy
DOI

2017

7.
J Schäfer, G Gonella, M Bonn, EHG Backus
Surface-specific vibrational spectroscopy of the water/silica interface: screening and interference
DOI
8.
WJ Smit, F Tang, Y Nagata, MA Sánchez, T Hasegawa, EHG Backus, M Bonn, and HJ Bakker
Observation and Identification of a New OH Stretch Vibrational Band at the Surface of Ice
DOI
9.
A Abdelmonem, EHG Backus, N Hoffmann, MA Sánchez, JD Cyran, A Kiselev, and M Bonn
Surface-charge-induced orientation of interfacial water suppresses heterogeneous ice nucleation on α-alumina (0001)
DOI
10.
A Brumberg, K Hammonds, I Baker, EHG Backus, PJ Bisson, M Bonn, CP Daghlian, MD Mezger, and MJ Shultz
Single-crystal Ih ice surfaces unveil connection between macroscopic and molecular structure
DOI
11.
MJ Qazi, RW Liefferink, SJ Schlegel, EHG Backus, D Bonn, and N Shahidzadeh
Influence of Surfactants on Sodium Chloride Crystallization in Confinement
DOI
12.
S Hosseinpour, F Tang, F Wang, RA Livingstone, SJ Schlegel, T Ohto, M Bonn, Y Nagata, and EHG Backus
Chemisorbed and Physisorbed Water at the TiO2/Water Interface
DOI
13.
T Ohto, J Hunger, EHG Backus, W Mizukami, M Bonn and Y Nagata
Trimethylamine-N-oxide: its hydration structure, surface activity, and biological function, viewed by vibrational spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations
DOI
14.
MA Sánchez, T Kling, T Ishiyama, MJ van Zadel, PJ Bisson, M Mezger, MN Jochum, JD Cyran, WJ Smit , HJ Bakker, MJ Shultz, A Morita, D Donadio, Y Nagata, M Bonn and EHG Backus
Experimental and Theoretical Evidence for Bilayer-by-Bilayer Surface Melting of Crystalline Ice
DOI

2016

15.
J Schäfer, EHG Backus, Y Nagata, M Bonn
Both Inter- and Intramolecular Coupling of O-H Groups Determine the Vibrational Response of the Water/Air Interface
DOI
16.
F Wang, Z Jin, YJ Jiang, EHG Backus, M Bonn, SN Lou, D Turchinovich, and R Amal
Probing the Charge Separation Process on In2S3/Pt-TiO2 Nanocomposites for Boosted Visible-Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production
DOI
17.
RA Livingstone, Z Zhang, L Piatkowski, HJ Bakker, J Hunger, M Bonn, and EHG Backus
Water in Contact with a Cationic Lipid Exhibits Bulklike Vibrational Dynamics
DOI
18.
R Khatib, T Hasegawa, M Sulpizi, EHG Backus, M Bonn, and  Y Nagata
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of SFG Librational Modes Spectra of Water at the Water −Air Interface
DOI
19.
T Ohto, EHG Backus, W Mizukami, J Hunger, M Bonn, and Y Nagata
Unveiling the Amphiphilic Nature of TMAO by Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy
DOI
20.
F Wang, Z Jin, Y Jiang, EHG Backus, M Bonn, SN Lou, D Turchinovich, R Amal
Probing the charge separation process on In2S3/Pt-TiO2 nanocomposites for boosted visible-light photocatalytic hydrogen production
21.
R Khatib, EHG Backus, M Bonn, MJ Perez-Haro, MP Gaigeot, M Sulpizi
Water orientation and hydrogenbond structure at the fluorite/water interface
DOI
22.
MA Donovan,Y Yimer, J Pfaendtner, EHG Backus, M Bonn, T Weidner

Ultrafast Reorientational Dynamics of Leucine at the Air−Water Interface

DOI
23.
Y Nagata, T Ohto, EHG Backus, M Bonn
Molecular Modeling of Water Interfaces: From Molecular Spectroscopy to Thermodynamics
DOI
24.
R Pandey, K Usui, RA Livingstone, SA Fischer, J Pfaendtner, EHG Backus, Y Nagata, J Fröhlich-Nowoisky, L Schmüser, S Mauri, JF Scheel, DA Knopf, U Pöschl, M Bonn, T Weidner
Ice-nucleating bacteria control the order and dynamics of interfacial water
DOI
25.
O Carrier, EHG Backus, N Shahidzadeh, J Franz, M Wagner, Y Nagata, M Bonn and D Bonn
Oppositely Charged Ions at Water–Air and Water–Oil Interfaces: Contrasting the Molecular Picture with Thermodynamics
DOI

2015

26.
RA Livingstone, Y Nagata, M Bonn, EHG Backus
Two types of water at the water – surfactant interface revealed by time resolved vibrational spectroscopy
DOI
27.
T Ohto, EHG Backus, CS Hsieh, M Sulpizi, M Bonn, Y Nagata
Lipid Carbonyl Groups Terminate the Hydrogen Bond Network of Membrane-Bound Water
DOI
28.
HS Varol, MA Sánchez, H Lu, JE Baio, C Malm, N Encinas, MRB Mermet-Guyennet, N Martzel, D Bonn, M Bonn, T Weidner, EHG Backus, SH Parekh
Multiscale Effects of Interfacial Polymer Confinement in Silica Nanocomposites
DOI
29.
Y Nagata, T Hasegawa, EHG Backus, K Usui, S Yoshimune, T Ohtoc and M Bonn
The Surface Roughness, but not the Water Molecular Orientation Varies with Temperature at the Water–Air Interface
DOI
30.
M Bonn, Y Nagata, EHG Backus
Molecular Structure and Dynamics of Water at the Water–Air Interface Studied with Surface-Specific Vibrational Spectroscopy
DOI
31.
M Okuno, M Mezger, R Stangenberg, M Baumgarten, K Müllen, M Bonn, EHG Backus
Interaction of a Patterned Amphiphilic Polyphenylene Dendrimer with a Lipid Monolayer: Electrostatic Interactions Dominate
DOI

2014

32.
D Schach, C Globisch, SJ Roeters, S Woutersen, A Fuchs, CK Weiss, EHG Backus, K Landfester, M Bonn, C Peter, T Weidner
Sticky water surfaces: Helix–coil transitions suppressed in a cell-penetrating peptide at the air-water interface
33.
AE El Haitami, EHG Backus, S Cantin
Synthesis at the air-water interface of a two-dimensional semi-interpenetrating network based on poly (dimethylsiloxane) and cellulose acetate butyrate
34.
CS Hsieh, M Okuno, J Hunger, EHG Backus, Y Nagata, M Bonn
Aqueous Heterogeneity at the Air/Water Interface Revealed by 2D-HD-SFG Spectroscopy
35.
D Lis, EHG Backus, J Hunger, SH Parekh, M Bonn
Liquid flow along a solid surface reversibly alters interfacial chemistry
36.
L Piatkowski, Z Zhang, EHG Backus, HJ Bakker, M Bonn
Extreme Surface Propensity of Halide Ions in Water
37.
EHG Backus, KJ Tielrooij, M Bonn, HJ Bakker
Probing ultrafast temperature changes of aqueous solutions with coherent terahertz pulses
38.
S Strazdaite, J Versluis, EHG Backus, HJ Bakker
Enhanced ordering of water at hydrophobic surfaces
39.
Cho-Shuen Hsieh
Ultrafast Dynamics of Interfacial Water
 
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