ERC SuPro Publications


Geyer, F.; D'Acunzi, M.; Sharifi-Aghili, A.; Saal, A.; Gao, N.; Kaltbeitzel, A.; Sloot, T.-F.; Berger, R.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: When and how self-cleaning of superhydrophobic surfaces works. Science Advances 6 (3), eaaw9727 (2020)
Liu, J.; Ye, L.; Hu, M.; Chen, F.; Wegner, S. V.; Mailänder, V.; Steffen, W.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H. J.: Elastic Superhydrophobic and Photocatalytic Active Films Used as Blood Repellent Dressing. Advanced Materials, 1908008 (2020)


van Duinen, D.; Butt, H.-J.; Berger, R.: Two-Stage Collapse of PNIPAM Brushes: Viscoelastic Changes Revealed by an Interferometric Laser Technique. Langmuir 35 (48), pp. 15776 - 15783 (2019)
Gao, A.; Liu, J.; Ye, L.; Schönecker, C.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H.-J.; Steffen, W.: Control of Droplet Evaporation on Oil-Coated Surfaces for the Synthesis of Asymmetric Supraparticles. Langmuir 35 (43), pp. 14042 - 14048 (2019)
Azizian, S.; Fujii, S.; Kasahara, M.; Butt, H. J.; Kappl, M.: Effect of particle morphology on mechanical properties of liquid marbles. Advanced Powder Technology 30 (2), pp. 330 - 335 (2019)
Pinchasik, B.-E.; Pinchasik, B.-E.; Schönfeld, F.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H.-J.: Bubbles nucleating on superhydrophobic micropillar arrays under flow. Soft Matter 15 (40), pp. 8175 - 8183 (2019)
Ye, L.; Chen, F.; Liu, J.; Gao, A.; Kircher, G.; Liu, W.; Kappl, M.; Wegner, S.; Butt, H.-J.; Steffen, W.: Responsive Ionogel Surface with Renewable Antibiofouling Properties. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 1900395 (2019)
Teisala, H.; Butt, H.-J.: Hierarchical Structures for Superhydrophobic and Superoleophobic Surfaces. Langmuir 35 (33), pp. 10689 - 10703 (2019)
Geyer, F.; Asaumi, Y.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.; Nakamura, Y.; Fujii, S.: Polyhedral Liquid Marbles. Advanced Functional Materials 29 (25), 1808826 (2019)
Eriksson, M.; Tuominen, M.; Järn, M.; Claesson, P. M.; Wallqvist, V.; Butt, H. J.; Vollmer, D.; Kappl, M.; Schoelkopf, J.; Gane∥⊥, P. A. C. et al.; Teisala, H.; Swerin, A.: Direct Observation of Gas Meniscus Formation on a Superhydrophobic Surface. ACS Nano 13 (2), pp. 2246 - 2252 (2019)
Liu, W.; Midya, J.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H.-J.; Nikoubashman, A.: Segregation in Drying Binary Colloidal Droplets. ACS Nano 13 (5), pp. 4972 - 4979 (2019)
Sun, Q.; Wang, D.; Li, Y.; Zhang, J.; Ye, S.; Cui, J.; Chen, L.; Wang, Z.; Butt, H. J.; Vollmer, D. et al.; Deng, X.: Surface charge printing for programmed droplet transport. Nature Materials 18 (9), pp. 936 - 941 (2019)
Baumli, P.; Teisala, H.; Bauer, H.; Garcia Gonzalez, D.; Damle, V. G.; Geyer, F. L.; D'Acunzi, M.; Kaltbeitzel, A.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Flow-Induced Long-Term Stable Slippery Surfaces. Advanced Science 6 (11), 1900019 (2019)
Klasen, A.; Baumli, P.; Qu, S.; Johannes, E.; Bretschneider, S. A.; Hermes, I. M.; Bergmann, V. W.; Gort, C.; Axt, A.; Weber, S. A. L. et al.; Kim, H.; Butt, H.-J.; Tremel, W.; Berger, R.: Removal of Surface Oxygen Vacancies Increases Conductance Through TiO2 Thin Films for Perovskite Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (22), pp. 13458 - 13466 (2019)
Yao, Y.; Fella, V.; Huang, W.; Zhang, K. A. I.; Landfester, K.; Butt, H. J.; Vogel, M. R.; Floudas, G. A.: Crystallization and Dynamics of Water Confined in Model Mesoporous Silica Particles: Two Ice Nuclei and Two Fractions of Water. Langmuir 35 (17), pp. 5890 - 5901 (2019)
Liu, J.; Ye, L.; Wooh, S.; Kappl, M.; Steffen, W.; Butt, H.-J.: Optimizing Hydrophobicity and Photocatalytic Activity of PDMS-Coated Titanium Dioxide. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 11 (30), pp. 27422 - 27425 (2019)
Weis, P.; Hess, A.; Kircher, G.; Huang, S.; Auernhammer, G. K.; Koynov, K.; Butt, H.-J.; Wu, S.: Effects of Spacers on Photoinduced Reversible Solid-to-Liquid Transitions of Azobenzene-Containing Polymers. Chemistry – A European Journal 25 (46), pp. 10946 - 10953 (2019)
Geyer, F.; D'Acunzi, M.; Yang, C.-Y.; Mueller, M.; Baumli, P.; Kaltbeitzel, A.; Mailänder, V.; Encinas Garcia, N.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H. J.: How to Coat the Inside of Narrow and Long Tubes with a Super-Liquid-Repellent Layer-A Promising Candidate for Antibacterial Catheters. Advanced Materials 31 (2), 1801324 (2019)


Teisala, H.; Schönecker, C.; Kaltbeitzel, A.; Steffen, W.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Wetting over pre-existing liquid films. Physical Review Fluids 3 (8), 084002 (2018)
Butt, H.-J.; Berger, R.; Steffen, W.; Vollmer, D.; Weber, S. A. L.: Adaptive Wetting-Adaptation in Wetting. Langmuir 34 (38), pp. 11292 - 11304 (2018)
Papadopoulos, P.; Pinchasik, B.-E.; Tress, M.; Vollmer, D.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H. J.: Wetting of soft superhydrophobic micropillar arrays. Soft Matter 14 (36), pp. 7429 - 7434 (2018)
Schellenberger, F.; Papadopoulos, P.; Kappl, M.; Weber, S. A. L.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Detaching Microparticles from a Liquid Surface. Physical Review Letters 121 (4), 048002 (2018)
Teisala, H.; Geyer, F.; Haapanen, J.; Juuti, P.; Mäkelä, J. M.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Ultrafast Processing of Hierarchical Nanotexture for a Transparent Superamphiphobic Coating with Extremely Low Roll-Off Angle and High Impalement Pressure. Advanced Materials 30 (14), 1706529 (2018)
Gao, N.; Geyer, F.; Pilat, D. W.; Wooh, S.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.; Berger, R.: How drops start sliding over solid surfaces. Nature Physics 14 (2), pp. 191 - 196 (2018)


Butt, H.-J.; Gao, N.; Papadopoulos, P.; Steffen, W.; Kappl, M.; Berger, R.: Energy Dissipation of Moving Drops on Superhydrophobic and Superoleophobic Surfaces. Langmuir 33 (1), pp. 107 - 116 (2017)
Wu, S.; Butt, H.-J.: Near-infrared photochemistry at interfaces based on upconverting nanoparticles. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 (35), pp. 23585 - 23596 (2017)
Kawashima, H.; Paven, M.; Mayama, H.; Butt, H.-J.; Nakamura, Y.; Fujii, S.: Transfer of Materials from Water to Solid Surfaces Using Liquid Marbles. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9 (38), pp. 33351 - 33359 (2017)
Pham, J. T.; Schellenberger, F.; Kappl, M.; Butt, H.-J.: From elasticity to capillarity in soft materials indentation. Physical Review Materials 1 (1), 015602 (2017)
Pham, J. T.; Paven, M.; Wooh, S.; Kajiya, T.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Spontaneous jumping, bouncing and trampolining of hydrogel drops on a heated plate. Nature Communications 8, 905 (2017)
Wooh, S.; Butt, H.-J.: A Photocatalytically Active Lubricant-Impregnated Surface. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 56 (18), pp. 4965 - 4969 (2017)
Sekido, T.; Wooh, S.; Fuchs, R.; Kappl, M.; Nakamura, Y.; Butt, H.-J.; Fujii, S.: Controlling the Structure of Supraballs by pH-Responsive Particle Assembly. Langmuir 33 (8), pp. 1995 - 2002 (2017)
Jayaramulu, K.; Geyer, F.; Petr, M.; Zboril, R.; Vollmer, D.; Fischer, R. A.: Shape Controlled Hierarchical Porous Hydrophobic/Oleophilic Metal-Organic Nanofibrous Gel Composites for Oil Adsorption. Advanced Materials 29 (12), 1605307 (2017)
Wooh, S.; Encinas, N.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Stable Hydrophobic Metal-Oxide Photocatalysts via Grafting Polydimethylsiloxane Brush. Advanced Materials 29 (16), 1604637 (2017)
Geyer, F.; Schönecker, C.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Enhancing CO2 Capture using Robust Superomniphobic Membranes. Advanced Materials 29 (5), 1603524 (2017)


Kajiya, T.; Wooh, S.; Lee, Y.; Char, K.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Cylindrical chains of water drops condensing on microstructured lubricant-infused surfaces. Soft Matter 12 (46), pp. 9377 - 9382 (2016)
Henrich, F.; Fell, D.; Truszkowska, D.; Weirich, M.; Anyfantakis, M.; Nguyen, T.-H.; Wagner, M.; Auernhammer, G. K.; Butt, H.-J.: Influence of surfactants in forced dynamic dewetting. Soft Matter 12 (37), pp. 7782 - 7791 (2016)
Tretyakov, N.; Papadopoulos, P.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.; Dünweg, B.; Daoulas, K. C.: The Cassie-Wenzel transition of fluids on nanostructured substrates: Macroscopic force balance versus microscopic density-functional theory. The Journal of Chemical Physics 145 (13), 134703 (2016)
Paven, M.; Steffen, W.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Warum der Tropfen nicht hält. Nachrichten aus der Chemie 64 (10), pp. 945 - 951 (2016)
Schmüser, L.; Encinas, N.; Paven, M.; Graham, D. J.; Castner, D. G.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H. J.; Weidner, T.: Candle soot-based super-amphiphobic coatings resist protein adsorption. Biointerphases 11 (3), 031007 (2016)
Papadopoulos, P.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Long-Term Repellency of Liquids by Superoleophobic Surfaces. Physical Review Letters 117 (4), 046102 (2016)
Paven, M.; Fuchs, R.; Yakabe, T.; Vollmer, D.; Kappl, M.; Itakura, A. N.; Butt, H.-J.: Mechanical Properties of Highly Porous Super Liquid-Repellent Surfaces. Advanced Functional Materials 26 (27), pp. 4914 - 4922 (2016)
Rakhymzhanov, A. M.; Gueddida, A.; Alonso-Redondo, E.; Utegulov, Z. N.; Perevoznik, D.; Kurselis, K.; Chichkov, B. N.; El Boudouti, E. H.; Djafari-Rouhani, B.; Fytas, G.: Band structure of cavity-type hypersonic phononic crystals fabricated by femtosecond laser-induced two-photon polymerization. Applied Physics Letters 108 (20), 201901 (2016)
Harrold, V. C.; Paven, M.; Vollmer, D.; Sharp, J. S.: Rheological Properties of Viscoelastic Drops on Superamphiphobic Substrates. Langmuir 32 (16), pp. 4071 - 4076 (2016)
Wooh, S.; Vollmer, D.: Silicone Brushes: Omniphobic Surfaces with Low Sliding Angles. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 55 (24), pp. 6822 - 6824 (2016)
Schäffel, D.; Koynov, K.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.; Schönecker, C.: Local Flow Field and Slip Length of Superhydrophobic Surfaces. Physical Review Letters 116 (13), 134501 (2016)
Paven, M.; Mammen, L.; Vollmer, D.: Challenges and Opportunities of Superhydrophobic/Superamphiphobic Coatings in Real Applications. In: Smart Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications, pp. 209 - 243 (Ed. Wang, P.). Royal Society of Chemistry (2016)
Schellenberger, F.; Encinas, N.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: How Water Advances on Superhydrophobic Surfaces. Physical Review Letters 116 (9), 096101 (2016)
Paven, M.; Mayama, H.; Sekido, T.; Butt, H.-J.; Nakamura, Y.; Fujii, S.: Light-Driven Delivery and Release of Materials Using Liquid Marbles. Advanced Functional Materials 26 (19), pp. 3199 - 3206 (2016)
Kajiya, T.; Schellenberger, F.; Papadopoulos, P.; Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: 3D Imaging of Water-Drop Condensation on Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces. Scientific Reports 6, 23687 (2016)


Schellenberger, F.; Xie, J.; Encinas, N.; Hardy, A.; Klapper, M.; Papadopoulos, P.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Direct observation of drops on slippery lubricant-infused surfaces. Soft Matter 11 (38), pp. 7617 - 7626 (2015)
Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Materials science: Droplets leap into action. Nature 527 (7576), pp. 41 - 42 (2015)
Wooh, S.; Huesmann, H.; Tahir, M. N.; Paven, M.; Wichmann, K.; Vollmer, D.; Tremel, W.; Papadopoulos, P.; Butt, H.-J.: Synthesis of Mesoporous Supraparticles on Superamphiphobic Surfaces. Advanced Materials 27 (45), pp. 7338 - 7343 (2015)
Mammen, L.; Bley, K.; Papadopoulos, P.; Schellenberger, F.; Encinas, N.; Butt, H.-J.; Weiss, C. K.; Vollmer, D.: Functional superhydrophobic surfaces made of Janus micropillars. Soft Matter 11 (3), pp. 506 - 515 (2015)
Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X. R.; Tchoukov, P.; Liu, Q. X.; Encinas, N.; Paven, M.; Geyer, F.; Vollmer, D.; Xu, Z. H. et al.; Butt, H.-J.; Zeng, H. B.: Interaction between Air Bubbles and Superhydrophobic Surfaces in Aqueous Solutions. Langmuir 31 (26), pp. 7317 - 7327 (2015)
Butt, H.-J.; Auernhammer, G. K.; Vollmer, D.: Oberflächen mit Phobie. Physik Journal (2), pp. 25 - 32 (2015)
Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.; Papadopoulos, P.: Super liquid-repellent layers: The smaller the better. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 222, pp. 104 - 109 (2015)


Butt, H.-J.; Roisman, I. V.; Brinkmann, M.; Papadopoulos, P.; Vollmer, D.; Semprebon, C.: Characterization of super liquid-repellent surfaces. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 19 (4), pp. 343 - 354 (2014)
Zhang, J.; Deng, X.; Butt, H.-J.; Vollmer, D.: Floating on Oil. Langmuir 30 (34), pp. 10637 - 10642 (2014)
Vollmer, D.; Papadopoulos, P.; Butt, H.-J.: Wenn selbst Öl abperlt: Superamphiphobe Beschichtungen. Physik in unserer Zeit 45 (5), pp. 209 - 259 (2014)
Vollmer, D.; Butt, H.-J.: Fluid dynamics: Shaping drops. Nature Physics 10 (7), pp. 475 - 476 (2014)
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