Mehtap Oezaslan, Dr.
Junior Professor

room: W03 1-117
fon: +49 (0)441 798 3917
fax: +49 (0)441 798 3979
e-mail: mehtap.oezaslan{at}


List of publications

The following is an overview of our publications in 2010-2019, including the webpage from the journal to download the paper.

The corresponding author is symbolized by *.


40) I.A. Safo, M. Werheid, C. Dosche, M. Oezaslan*
The role of Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as Capping and Structure-Directing Agent in the Formation of Pt Nanocubes
Nanoscale Advances, 1 (2019) p. 3095-3106.

39) A. Alshalfouh, M. Oezaslan, C. Dosche*, G. Wittstock*
Electrochemistry of CdSe quantum dots studied by single molecule spectroscopy.
ChemElectroChem, 6 (2019) 6, p. 1884-1893.

38) J. Quinson*, L. Kacenauskaite, S. B. Simonsen, L. T. Kuhn, M. Oezaslan, S. Kunz, M. Arenz*
The Co4Cat process: fundamental and practical insights into the surfactant-free preparation of water-dispersible colloidal platinum nanoparticles
ChemSusChem, 12 (2019) 6, p.1229-1239.

37) D. J. Weber, M. Janssen, M. Oezaslan*
Effect of Monovalent Cations on the HOR/HER Activity for Pt in Alkaline Environment
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 166 (2019) 2, p. F66-F73.

36) S. Neumann, J. Schröder, F. Bizzotto, M. Arenz, A. Dworzak, M. Oezaslan, M. Bäumer, S. Kunz*
Halide-induced Leaching of Pt Nanoparticles – Manipulation of Particle Size by Controlled Ostwald Ripening
 ChemNanoMat, 5 (2019) p. 462-471.


35) F. Muench,* R. Popovitz-Biro, T. Bendikov, Y. Feldman, B. Hecker, M. Oezaslan, I.Rubinstein,  A. Vaskevich*
Nucleation-Controlled Solution Deposition of Silver Nanoplate Architectures for Facile Derivatization and Catalytic Applications
Advanced Materials, 30 (2018) 51, p. 1805179.

34) B. Hecker, C. Dosche, M. Oezaslan*
Dealloying: Ligament evolution in nanoporous Cu films
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (2018) 46, p. 26378-26384.

33) P. Weber, M. Werheid, M. Janssen, M. Oezaslan*
Fundamental Insights in Degradation Mechanisms of Pt/C Nanoparticles for the ORR
ECS Transaction, 86 (2018) 13, p. 433-445.

32)  J. Quinson, M. Inaba, A. A. Swane, S. B. Simonsen, L. T. Kuhn, J. J. K. Kirkensgaard, K. M. Jensen, M. Oezaslan, S. Kunz*, M. Arenz*
Investigating Particle Size Effects in Catalysis by Applying a Size-Controlled and Surfactant-Free Synthesis of Colloidal Nanoparticles in Alkaline Ethylene Glycol: Case Study of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pt
 ACS Catalysis, 8 (2018) p. 6627-6635.

31) I.A. Safo, C. Dosche, M. Oezaslan*
TEM, FTIR and electrochemistry study: Desorption of PVP from Pt Nanocubes
Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 2018.


30) B. Hecker, C. Dosche, J. Knake, and M. Oezaslan*
Preparation and Characterization of Nanoporous Copper Films by Chemical Dealloying
ECS Transactions, 80 (2017) 10, p. 541-550.

29) I. Liatsou, I. Pashalidis*, M. Oezaslan, C. Dosche
Surface characterization of oxidized biochar fibers derived from Luffa Cylindrica and lanthanide binding
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 5 (2017) 4, p.4069-4074.

28) I. A. Safo and M. Oezaslan*
Electrochemical Cleaning of Polyvinylpyrrolidone-capped Pt Nanocubes for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Electrochimica Acta, 241 (2017) p. 544-552.

27) S. Neumann, S. Grotheer, J. Tielke, I. Schrader, J. Quinson, A. Zana, M. Oezaslan, M. Arenz, S. Kunz*
Nanoparticles in a Box: A Concept to Isolate, Store and Re-use Colloidal Surfactant-Free Precious Metal Nanoparticles 
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) p. 6140-6145.

26) M. Oezaslan*, A.-K. Herrmann, M. Werheid, A. I. Frenkel, M. Nachtegaal, C. Dosche, C. Laugier Bonnaud, H. C. Yilmaz, L. Kühn, E. Rhiel, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, T. J. Schmidt*
Structural Analysis and Electrochemical Properties of Bimetallic Pd-Pt Aerogels prepared by a two-step Gelation Process
ChemCatChem, 9 (2017) 5, p. 798–808.


25) M. Oezaslan*, W. Liu, M. Nachtegaal, A. I. Frenkel, B. Rutkowski, M. Werheid, A. K. Herrmann, C. Laugier-Bonnaud, H. C. Yilmaz, N. Gaponik, A. Czyrska-Filemonowicz, A. Eychmuller, T. J. Schmidt*
Homogeneity and elemental distribution in self-assembled bimetallic Pd-Pt aerogels prepared by a spontaneous one-step gelation process
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (2016) p. 20640-20650.

24) L. Kühn, A.-K. Herrmann, B. Rutkowski, M. Oezaslan, M. Nachtegaal, M. Klose, L. Giebeler, N. Gaponik, J. Eckert, T. J. Schmidt, A. Czyrska-Filemonowicz, A. Eychmüller*
Alloying Behavior of Self-Assembled Noble Metal
Chemistry – A European Journal 22 (2016) 38, p. 13446-13450.

23) F. Hasche*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser, T.-P. Fellinger
Electrocatalytic hydrogen peroxide formation on mesoporous non metal nitrogen doped carbon catalyst
Journal of Energy Chemistry 25 (2016) 2, p. 251-257.


22) F. Muench*, M. Oezaslan, I. Svoboda, W. Ensinger
Electroless plating of ultrathin palladium films: self-initiated deposition and application in microreactor fabrication
Materials Research Express (2015) 2, p. 105010.

21) W. Karim, S. A. Tschupp, M. Oezaslan, T. J. Schmidt, J. Gobrecht, J. A. van Bokhoven*, Y. Ekinci*
High-resolution and large-area nanoparticle arrays using EUV interference lithography
Nanoscale, 7 (2015) 16, p. 7386-7393.

20) W. Liu, A.-K. Herrmann, N. Bigall, P. Rodriguez, D. Wen, M. Oezaslan, T.-J. Schmidt,N. Gaponik, A. Eychmueller*
Noble Metal Aerogels - Synthesis, Characterization, and Application as Electrocatalysts
Accounts of Chemical Research, 48 (2015) 2, p. 154–162.


19) M. Oezaslan*, F. Hasché, P. Strasser*
Pt-based Core-Shell Catalyst Architectures for Oxygen Fuel Cell Electrodes
Journal of the Physical Chemistry Letters, 4 (2013) 19, p. 3273-3291

18) R. Reske, M. Duca, M. Oezaslan, K. Schouten, M. T. M. Koper, P. Strasser*
Controlling Catalytic Selectivities during CO2 Electroreduction on Thin Cu Metal Overlayers
Journal of the Physical Chemistry Letters, 4 (2013) 15, p. 2410-2413

17) F. Muench*, M. Oezaslan, M. Rauber, S. Kaserer, A. Fuchs, E. Mankel, J. Brötz, P. Strasser, C. Roth, W. Ensinger
Electroless Synthesis of Nanostructured Nickel and Nickel-Boron Microtubes as Highly Active Unsupported Ethanol Electrooxidation Catalysts
Journal of Power Sources, 222 (2013) p. 243-252



16) M. Heggen*, M. Oezaslan, L. Houben, P. Strasser
Formation and Impact of Core-Shell Fine Structures in Pt bimetallic Nanoparticle Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (2012) 36, p. 19073-19083

15) T. Reier*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser
Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER) on Ru, Ir and Pt Catalysts – A Comparative Study of Nanoparticles and Bulk Materials
ACS Catalysis, 2 (2012) 8, p. 1765-1772

14) M. Oezaslan*, M. Heggen, P. Strasser
Size-Dependent Morphology of dealloyed bimetallic Catalysts:
Linking the Nano to the Macro Scale

Journal of The American Chemical Society, 134 (2012) 1, p. 514-524

13) M. Oezaslan*, F. Hasché, P. Strasser
Oxygen Electroreduction on PtCo3, PtCo and Pt3Co Alloy Nanoparticles for Alkaline and Acidic PEM Fuel Cells
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 159 (2012) 4, p. B394-B405

12) M. Oezaslan*, F. Hasché, P. Strasser
PtCu3, PtCu and Pt3Cu Alloy Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts
for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline and Acidic Media

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 159 (2012) 4, p. B444-B454

11) F. Hasché*, T.-P. Fellinger, M. Oezaslan, J. P. Paraknowitsch, M. Antonietti, P. Strasser
Mesoporous Nitrogen Doped Carbon Supported Platinum PEM Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst Made From Ionic Liquids
ChemCatChem, 4 (2012) 4, p. 479-483

10) F. Hasché*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser
In Situ Observation of Thermal Induced Growth of Platinum Nanoparticle Catalyst Using High Temperature X-Ray Diffraction
ChemPhysChem, 13 (2012) 3, p. 828-834

9) F. Hasché*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser
Activity, Structure and Degradation of Dealloyed PtNi3 Nanoparticle Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEMFC
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 159 (2012) 1, p. B25-B34



8) M. Oezaslan, F. Hasché, P. Strasser*
In-situ Observation of bimetallic Alloy Nanoparticle Formation and Growth using High Temperature XRD
Chemistry of Materials, 23 (2011) 8, p. 2159-2165

7) M. Oezaslan*, P. Strasser
Activity of dealloyed PtCo3 and PtCu3 Nanoparticle Electrocatalyst
for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell

Journal of Power Sources, 196 (2011) 12, p. 5240-5249

6) M. Oezaslan*, F. Hasché, P. Strasser
Oxygen Electroreduction on PtxCo1-x and PtxCu1-x Alloy Nanoparticles for Basic and Acidic PEM Fuel Cell
ECS Transactions, 41 (2011) 1, p. 1659-1668

5) F. Muench*, M. Oezaslan, T. Seidl, S. Lauterbach, P. Strasser, H.-J. Kleebe, W. Ensinger
Multiple Activation of Ion Track Etched Polycarbonate
for the Electroless Synthesis of Metal Nanotubes

Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 105 (2011) 4, p. 847-854

4) F. Hasché*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser
Activity and Structure of Dealloyed PtNi3 Nanoparticle Electrocatalyst
for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEMFC

ECS Transactions, 41 (2011) 1, p. 1079-1088

3) F. Hasché*, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser
Activity, Stability and Degradation Mechanisms of
Dealloyed PtCu3 and PtCo3 Nanoparticle Fuel Cell Catalysts

ChemCatChem, 3 (2011) 11, p. 1805-1813



2) F. Hasché, M. Oezaslan, P. Strasser*
Activity, Stability and Degradation of Multi Wall Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) supported Pt fuel cell electrocatalysts
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12 (2010) 46, p. 15251-15258

1) M. Oezaslan*, F. Hasché, P. Strasser
Structure-Activity relationship of dealloyed PtCo3 and PtCu3 nanoparticle electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in PEMFC
ECS Transactions, 33 (2010) 1, p. 333-341


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