[1] Yun-Xia Liu, Jia-Xu Hu, Li-Cheng Ju, Chao Cai, Hao Van Bui, Sheng-Hui Zhang, Zong-Wei Zhang, Xin Xu, Xian Jian, Liang-Jun Yin, "Hydrophobic surface modification toward highly stable K2SiF6:Mn4+ phosphor for white light-emitting diodes", Ceramics International 46, 8811–8818 (2020). (IF2018: 3.450)

[2] Hieu Nhat Hoang*, Nghia Van Nguyen, Vuong Minh Nguyen, Hao Van Bui*, "Omnidirectional Au-Embedded ZnO/CdS Core/Shell Nanorods for Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water-Splitting Efficiency", Chemical Communications 56, 3975-3978 (2020). (IF2018: 6.164)

[3] Viet Huong Nguyen*, Abderrahime Sekkat, César Arturo Masse de la Huerta, Fadi Zoubian, Chiara Crivello, Juan Rubio-Zuazo, Moustapha Jaffal, Marceline Bonvalot, Christophe Vallée, Olivier Aubry, Hervé Rabat, Dunpin Hong, and David Muñoz-Rojas*, "Atmospheric Plasma-Enhanced Spatial Chemical Vapor Deposition of SiO2 using Trivinylmethoxysilane and Oxygen Plasma", Chemistry of Materials 32, 5153–5161 (2020). (IF2018: 10.159)

[4] Jing Guo, Dominik Benz, Thao-Trang Doan Nguyen, Phuc-Huy Nguyen, Thanh-Lieu Thi Le, Hoai-Hue Nguyen, Damiano La Zara, Bin Liang, H.T. (Bert) Hintzen, J.Ruud van Ommen, and Hao Van Bui*, “Tuning the Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2 Nanoparticles by Ultrathin SiO2 Films Grown by Low-Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Atomic Layer Deposition”, Applied Surface Science 530, 147244 (2020). (IF2019: 6.182)

[5] Viet Huong Nguyen*, Abderrahime Sekkat Carmen Jiménez, Delfina Muñoz, Daniel Bellet, and David Muñoz-Rojas*, “Impact of Precursor Exposure on Process Efficiency and Film Properties in Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition”, Chemical Engineering Journal 403, 126234 (2020). (IF2019: 10.652)

[6] Dominik Benz,* Hao Van Bui, Hubertus T. Hintzen, Michiel T. Kreutzer and J. Ruud van Ommen*, "Synthesis of a Rationally Designed Multi-Component Photocatalyst Pt:SiO2:TiO2(P25) with Improved Activity for Dye Degradation by Atomic Layer Deposition", Nanomaterials 10, 1496 (2020). (IF2019: 4.234)


[1] Nguyen V H, Resende J, Papanastasiou D T, Fontanals N, Jiménez C, Muñoz-Rojas D and Bellet D “Low-cost fabrication of flexible transparent electrodes based on Al doped ZnO and silver nanowire nanocomposites: impact of the network density”, Nanoscale 11, 12097–107 (2019).

[2] Aghazadehchors S, Nguyen V H, Muñoz-Rojas D, Jiménez C, Rapenne L, Nguyen N D and Bellet D “Versatility of bilayer metal oxide coatings on silver nanowire networks for enhanced stability with minimal transparency loss”, Nanoscale 11, 19969–79 (2019).

[3] Liu H, Nguyen V H, Roussel H, Gélard I, Rapenne L, Deschanvres J-L, Jiménez C and Muñoz‐Rojas D “The Role of Humidity in Tuning the Texture and Electrical Properties of Cu2O Thin Films Deposited via Aerosol-Assisted CVD”, Advanced Materials Interfaces 6, 1801364 (2019).

[4] Nguyen T T T, Cazimajou T, Legallais M, Arjmand T, Nguyen V H, Mouis M, Salem B, Robin E and Ternon C. “Monolithic fabrication of nano-to-millimeter scale integrated transistors based on transparent and flexible silicon nanonets”, Nano Futures 3, 025002 (2019).

[5] Xiao M, Yeow T, Nguyen V H, Muñoz‐Rojas D, Musselman K P, Duley W W and Zhou Y N “Ultrathin TiOx Interface-Mediated ZnO-Nanowire Memristive Devices Emulating Synaptic Behaviors”, Advanced Electronic Materials 5, 1900142 (2019).

[6] Morisot F, Nguyen V H, Montemont C, Maindron T, Muñoz-Rojas D, Mouis M, Langlet M and Ternon C “Al2O3, Al doped ZnO and SnO2 encapsulation of randomly oriented ZnO nanowire networks for high performance and stable electrical devices” Nanotechnology 30, 385202 (2019).

[7] Masse de la Huerta C, Nguyen V H, Dedulle J-M, Bellet D, Jiménez C and Muñoz-Rojas D “Influence of the Geometric Parameters on the Deposition Mode in Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition: A Novel Approach to Area-Selective Deposition”, Coatings 9, 5 (2019).

[8] Morisot F, Zuliani C, Luque J, Ali Z, Mouis M, Nguyen V H, Muñoz-Rojas D, Lourhzal O, Texier M, Cornelius T W and Ternon C. “ZnO based nanowire network for gas sensing applications”, Mater. Res. Express 6, 084004 (2019).

[9] Hong-Ren Chen, Chao Cai, Zhong-Wei Zhang, Li Zhang, Hai-Peng Lu, Xin Xu, Hao Van Bui, Ke-Hui Qiu, Liang-Jun Yin, “Enhancing the luminescent efficiency of Y3Al5O12: Ce3+ by coating graphitic carbon nitride: Toward white light-emitting diodes”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 801, 10-18 (2019).

[10] Sheng-Hui Zhang, Hong-Ren Chen, Chao Cai, Zhong-Wei Zhang, Yu-Jie Zhao, Li Zhang, Xin Wang, Lin-Bo Zhang, Xin Xu, Hao Van Bui, Liang-Jun Yin, “Achieving an efficient La3Si8N11O4: Eu2+ phosphor via chemical reduction of nano-scale carbon film: Toward white light-emitting diodes”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 799, 360-367 (2019).

[11] Sheng-Hui Zhang, Min Zhang, Jing Hu, Zhong-Wei Zhang, Hao Van Bui, Li Zhang, Xin Wang, Xian Jian, Long-Jiang Deng, Liang-Jun Yin, “Evolution of microstructure and anti-oxidation ability of ZrB2 improved by a unique inert glass phase”, Ceramics International 45, 14291-14296 (2019).

[12] N Tu, Hao Van Bui, DQ Trung, Anh-Tuan Duong, DM Thuy, DH Nguyen, KT Nguyen, PT Huy, “Surface oxygen vacancies of ZnO: A facile fabrication method and their contribution to the photoluminescence”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 791, 722-729 (2019).

[13] Ying-Lin Liang, Liang-Jun Yin, Hao Van Bui, Xian Jian, Guang Yang, Jie-Xiong Ding, “Optical Analysis Using Effective Medium Theory and Finite Element Method to Study the Enhanced Light Absorption in Porous BaMgAl10O17:Eu2+ Phosphor”, Physics of the Solid State 61, 1450-1455 (2019).

[14] LTT Vien, Nguyen Tu, TT Phuong, NT Tuan, NV Quang, Hao Van Bui, Anh-Tuan Duong, DQ Trung, PT Huy, "Facile synthesis of single phase α-Zn2SiO4: Mn2+ phosphor via high-energy planetary ball milling and post-annealing method", Journal of Luminescence 215, 116612 (2019).

[15] Anh Tuan Duong, Dinh Lam Nguyen, Manh Nghia Nguyen, Thi Minh Hai Nguyen, Anh Duc Nguyen, Anh Tuan Pham, Farman Ullah, Zeeshan Tahir, Yong Soo Kim, Tu Nguyen, Hao Van Bui, Raja Das, Pham Thanh Huy, Sunglae Cho, "High thermoelectric power factor in SnSe2 thin film grown on Al2O3 substrate", Materials Research Express 6, 066420 (2019).


[1] F. Grillo, H. Van Bui, D. La Zara, A. I. I. Aarnink, A. Y. Kovalgin, P. Kooyman, M. T. Kreutzer, J. R. van Ommen, “From single atoms to nanoparticles: Autocatalysis and metal aggregation in atomic layer deposition of Pt on TiO2 nanopowder”, Small 14, 1800765 (2018).

[2] J. Guo, H. Van Bui*, D. Valdesueiro, S. Yuan, B. Liang, and J. R. van Ommen, “Ultrathin conformal Al2O3 coatings on TIO2 nanopowders by atmospheric pressure atomic layer deposition for photocatalytic suppression”, Nanomaterials 8, 61 (2018).

[3] Nguyen V H*, Gottlieb U, Valla A, Muñoz D, Bellet D and Muñoz-Rojas D, "Electron tunneling through grain boundaries in transparent conductive oxides and implications for electrical conductivity: the case of ZnO:Al thin films", Materials Horizons 5, 715–26 (2018).

[4] Nguyen V H*, Bellet D, Masenelli B and Muñoz-Rojas D, "Increasing the Electron Mobility of ZnO-Based Transparent Conductive Films Deposited by Open-Air Methods for Enhanced Sensing Performance", ACS Applied Nano Materials 1, 6922–31 (2018).

[5] Khan A, Nguyen V H, Muñoz‐Rojas D, Aghazadehchors S, Jiménez C, Nguyen N D and Bellet D, "Stability Enhancement of Silver Nanowire Networks with Conformal ZnO Coatings Deposited by Atmospheric Pressure Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10, 19208–17 (2018).

[6] Alshehri A H, Mistry K, Nguyen V H, Ibrahim K H, Muñoz‐Rojas D, Yavuz M and Musselman K P, "Quantum-Tunneling Metal-Insulator-Metal Diodes Made by Rapid Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition", Advanced Functional Materials 29, 1805533 (2018).

[7] Celle C, Cabos A, Fontecave T, Laguitton B, Benayad A, Guettaz L, Nathalie Pélissier, Nguyen V H, Bellet D, Muñoz-Rojas D and Simonato J-P, "Oxidation of copper nanowire based transparent electrodes in ambient conditions and their stabilization by encapsulation: application to transparent film heaters", Nanotechnology 29, 085701 (2018).

[8] Yourack Lee, Viet Thong Le, Jeong‐Gyun Kim, Haeyong Kang, Eun Sung Kim, Seung‐Eon Ahn, Dongseok Suh, "Versatile, High‐Power, Flexible, Stretchable Carbon Nanotube Sheet Heating Elements Tolerant to Mechanical Damage and Severe Deformation", Advanced Functional Materials 28, 1706007 (2018).


[1] H. Van Bui, F. Grillo, S. S. Kulkarni, R. Bevaart, N. V. Thang, B. van der Linden, J. A. Moulijn, M. Makkee, M. T. Kreutzer, and J. R. van Ommen, “Low-Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition Delivers More Active and Stable Pt-Based Catalysts”, Nanoscale 9, 10802-10810 (2017).

[2] H. Van Bui*, F. Grillo, and J. R. van Ommen, “Atomic and molecular layer deposition: off the beaten track”, Chem. Commun. 53, 45-71 (2017).

[3] F. Grillo, H. Van Bui, J. A. Moulijn, M. T. Kreutzer, and J. R. van Ommen, “Understanding and controlling the aggregative growth of platinum nanoparticles in atomic layer deposition: an avenue to size selection”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 975-983 (2017).

[4] J. Guo, S. Yuan, Y. Yu, J. R. van Ommen, H. Van Bui, B. Liang, “Room-Temperature Pulsed CVD-Grown SiO2 Protective Layers on TiO2 Particles for Photocatalytic Activity Suppression”, RSC Advances 7, 4547-4554 (2017).

[5] S. Salameh, J. Gómez-Hernández, A. Goulas, H. Van Bui, and J. R. van Ommen, “Advances in scalable gas-phase manufacturing and processing of nanostructured solids: A review”, Particuology 30, 15-39 (2017).

[6] N. Tu, N. H. Dung, N. T. Lan, K. T. Nguyen, N. D. Dung, D. X. Viet, N. T. Tuan, H. Van Bui, D. V. Nam, P. T. Huy, and N. Saito, “Enhanced ferromagnetism in graphite-like carbon layer-coated ZnO cystals”, J. Alloys Compd. 695, 233 (2017).

[7] L. J. Yin, C. Cai, H. Wang, Y. J. Zhao, H. Van Bui, J. Xian, H. Tang, X. Wang, L. J. Deng, X. Xu, and M. H. Lee, “Photoluminescent properties and microstructure of SiC-doped AlON:Eu2+ phosphors”, J. Alloys Compd. 725, 217-226 (2017).

[8] Nguyen V H, Resende J, Jiménez C, Deschanvres J-L, Carroy P, Muñoz D, Bellet D and Muñoz-Rojas D, “Deposition of ZnO based thin films by atmospheric pressure spatial atomic layer deposition for application in solar cells”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 9 021203 (2017).

[9] Muñoz-Rojas D, Nguyen V H, Masse de la Huerta C, Aghazadehchors S, Jiménez C and Bellet D, “Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition (SALD), an emerging tool for energy materials. Application to new-generation photovoltaic devices and transparent conductive materials”, Comptes Rendus Physique, 18, 391–400 (2017).

[10] Bellet D, Lagrange M, Sannicolo T, Aghazadehchors S, Nguyen V H, Langley D P, Muñoz‐Rojas D, Jiménez C, Bréchet Y and Nguyen N D, “Transparent Electrodes Based on Silver Nanowire Networks: From Physical Considerations towards Device Integration”, Materials, 10 570 (2017).

[11] Yourack Lee, Min-Kyu Joo, Viet Thong Le, Raquel Ovalle-Robles, Xavier Lepró, Márcio D Lima, Daniel G Suh, Han Young Yu, Young Hee Lee, Dongseok Suh, "Ultrastretchable analog/digital signal transmission line with carbon nanotube sheets", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 26286 (2017).


[1] M. N. Mirvakili, H. Van Bui, J. R. van Ommen, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, and P. Englezos, “Enhanced barrier performance of engineered paper by atomic layer deposited Al2O3 thin films”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 13590 (2016).

[2] F. B. Wiggers, H. Van Bui, R. Friedlein, Y. Yamada-Takamura, A. Y. Kovalgin, and M. P. de Jong, “A nitride-based epitaxial surface layer formed by ammonia treatment of selicene-terminated ZrB2”, J. Chem. Phys. 144, 134703(2016).


[1] H. Van Bui*, F. B. Wiggers, R. Friedlein, Y. Yamada-Takamura, A. Y. Kovalgin, and M. P. de Jong, “On the feasibility of silicene encapsulation by AlN deposited using an atomic layer deposition process”, J. Chem. Phys. 142, 064702 (2015).

[2] H. Van Bui*, F. B. Wiggers, A. Gupta, M. D. Nguyen, A.A.I. Aarnink, M. P. de Jong, and A. Y. Kovalgin, “Initial characteristics, refractive index, and crystallinity of thermal and plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition AlN films”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33, 01A111 (2015).

[3] H. Van Bui*, Tu Nguyen, Manh Cuong Nguyen, Trong An Tran, Ha Le Tien, Hao Tam Tong, Thi Kim Lien Nguyen, and Thanh Huy Pham, “Structural and photoluminescent properties of nanosized BaMgAl10O17:Eu2+ blue-emitting phosphors prepared by sol-gel method”, Adv. Nat. Sci: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6, 035013 (2015).

[4] Jian Chang, Subash Adhikari, Tae Hoon Lee, Bing Li, Fei Yao, Duy Tho Pham, Viet Thong Le, Young Hee Lee, "Leaf Vein‐Inspired Nanochanneled Graphene Film for Highly Efficient Micro‐Supercapacitors", Advanced Energy Materials 5, 1500003 (2015).

[5] Duy Tho Pham, Tae Hoon Lee, Dinh Hoa Luong, Fei Yao, Arunabha Ghosh, Viet Thong Le, Tae Hyung Kim, Bing Li, Jian Chang, Young Hee Lee, "Carbon nanotube-bridged graphene 3D building blocks for ultrafast compact supercapacitors", ACS Nano 9, 2018 (2015).

Before 2015

[1] R. Friedlein, H. Van Bui, F. B. Wiggers, Y. Yamada-Takamura, A. Y. Kovalgin, and M. P. de Jong, “Interaction of epitaxial silicene with overlayers formed by exposure to Al atoms and O2 molecules”, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 204705 (2014).

[2] R. Friedlein, A. Fleurence, K. Aoyagi, M. P. de Jong, H. Van Bui, F. B. Wiggers, S. Yoshimoto, T. Koitaya, S. Shimizu, H. Noritake, K. Mukai, J. Yoshinobu, and Y. Yamada-Takamura, “Core level excitations – a fingerprint of structural and electronic properties of epitaxial silicene”, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 184704 (2014).

[3] H. Van Bui*, M. D. Nguyen, F. B. Wiggers, A.A.I. Aarnink, M. P. de Jong, and A.Y. Kovalgin, “Self-limiting growth and thickness- and temperature-dependence of optical constants of ALD AlN thin films”, ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 3, P101 (2014).

[4] H. Van Bui*, A.Y. Kovalgin, J. Schmitz, and R.A.M. Wolters, “Conduction and electric field effect in ultra-thin TiN films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 051904 (2013).

[5] H. Van Bui*, A.Y. Kovalgin, and R.A.M. Wolters, “On the difference between optically and electrically determined resistivity of ultra-thin TiN films”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 269, 45 (2013).

[6] H. Van Bui, A.A.I. Aarnink, A.Y. Kovalgin, and R.A.M. Wolters, “Hot-wire generated atomic hydrogen and its impact on thermal ALD in TiCl4/NH3 system”, ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2, P149 (2013).

[7] H. Van Bui*, A.Y. Kovalgin, and R.A.M. Wolters, “Growth of sub-nanometer thin continuous TiN films by atomic layer deposition” ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 1, P285 (2012).

[8] H. Van Bui*, A.A.I. Aarnink, A.Y. Kovalgin, and R.A.M. Wolters, “Ultra-thin atomic layer deposited TiN films: non-linear I-V behavior and the importance of surface passivation”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 11, 8120 (2011).

[9] H. Van Bui*, A.W. Groenland, A.A.I. Aarnink, R.A.M. Wolters, J. Schmitz, A. Y. Kovalgin , "Growth kinetics and oxidation mechanism of ALD TiN thin films monitored by in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry", J. Electrochem. Soc. 158, H214-H220 (2011).

[10] Arunabha Ghosh, Viet-Thong Le, Jung Jun Bae, Young Hee Lee, "TLM-PSD model for optimization of energy and power density of vertically aligned carbon nanotube supercapacitor", Scientific Reports 3, 2939 (2013).

[11] Jian Chang, Meihua Jin, Fei Yao, Tae Hyung Kim, Viet-Thong Le, Hongyan Yue, Fethullah Gunes, Bing Li, Arunabha Ghosh, Sishen Xie, Young Hee Lee, "Asymmetric Supercapacitors Based on Graphene/MnO2 Nanospheres and Graphene/MoO3 Nanosheets with High Energy Density", Advanced Functional Materials 23, 5074 (2013).

[12] Viet-Thong Le, Heetae Kim, Arunabha Ghosh, Jaesu Kim, Jian Chang, Quoc An Vu, Duy Tho Pham, Ju-Hyuck Lee, Sang-Woo Kim, Young Hee Lee, "Coaxial fiber supercapacitor using all-carbon material electrodes", ACS Nano 7, 5940 (2013).

[13] Viet-Thong Le, Le Thi Ngoc Loan, Nguyen Van Hieu, "Comparative study of gas sensor performance of SnO2 nanowires and their hierarchical nanostructures", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 150, 112 (2010).

[14] Viet-Thong Le, Nguyen Duc Hoa, Dang Thi Thanh Le, Phuong Dinh Tam, Anh-Tuan Le, Nguyen Van Hieu, "On-chip fabrication of SnO2-nanowire gas sensor: the effect of growth time on sensor performance", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 146, 361 (2010).