Leiterin der Arbeitsgruppe:

Dr. Joanna Kolny-Olesiak

Abteilung EHF
Institut für Physik
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11
D-26129 Oldenburg

Telefon +49 (0)441-798 3261
Fax +49 (0)441-798 3326
Raum W1A 2-202




  • "Detailed Characterization of the Surface and Growth Mechanism of Monodisperse Ni3Sn4 Nanoparticles."
    A. Düttmann, C. Gutsche, M. Knipper, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, ACS Omega 2018, 3, 16924.
  • "Phase controlled intermetallic platinum tin nanoparticles in seeded growth synthesis for catalytic applications."
    A. Erdt, C. Gutsche, J. Parisi, H. Borchert, J. Kolny-olesiak, in 2018 IEEE 18th Int. Conf. Nanotechnol., 2018, pp. 420–425.


  • "Probing the structure of CuInS2-ZnS core-shell and similar nanocrystals by Raman spectroscopy."
    V. Dzhagan, B. Kempken, M. Valakh, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, D. R. T. Zahn, Appl. Surf. Sci. 2017, 395, 24.
  • "Synthesis of facetted Pt nanoparticles on SnO2 as an oxygen reduction catalyst."
    C. Gutsche, M. Knipper, T. Plaggenborg, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, CrystEngComm 2017, 19, 3666.


  • "Size Control of Alloyed Cu-In-Zn-S Nanoflowers."
    B. Kempken, A. Erdt, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2015, 2015, Article ID 826743, 6 pages, doi:10.1155/2015/826743
  • "Synthesis, Optical Properties, and Photochemical Activity of Zinc-Indium-Sulfide Nanoplates."
    B. Kempken, V. Dzhagan, D. Zahn, M. J. P. Alcocer, I. Kriegel, F. Scotognella, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 89577 – 89585
  • "In situ X-ray Diffraction Study on the Formation of α-Sn in Nanocrystalline Sn-based Electrodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries."
    N. Oehl, G. Schmuelling, M. Knipper, R. Kloepsch, T. Placke, J. Kolny-Olesiak, T. Plaggenborg, M. Winter, and J. Parisi, CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 8500-8504, doi:10.1039/C5CE01841B
  • "Colloidal Copper Sulphide Based Nanocrystals as Building Blocks for Self-assembled Nanostructures."
    Kolny-Olesiak, J.,  Parisi, J. In S. C. Müller & J. Parisi (Eds.), Bottom-Up Self-Organization in Supramolecular Soft Matter. Springer International Publishing. 2015, 217, 177–193
  • "Synthesis of CuInS2-ZnS Alloyed Nanorods and Hybrid Nanostructures."
     J. Li, J. Parisi and J. Kolny-Olesiak, MRS Proceedings, 2015, 1780, mrss15-2136281 doi:10.1557/opl.2015.771
  • "Alloyed CuInS2-ZnS Nanorods: Synthesis, Structure and Optical Properties"
    J. Li, B. Kempken, V. Dzhagan, D. Zahn, J. Grzelak, S. Mackowski, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, CrystEngComm. 2015, 17, 5634 - 5643
  • "Size-Dependent Lattice Distortion in ε-Ag3Sn Alloy Nanoparticles"
    N. Oehl,  M. Knipper, J. Parisi, T. Plaggenborg, J. Kolny-Olesiak, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 14450–14454
  • "Influence of Sn Content on the Hydrogenation of Crotonaldehyde Catalysed by Colloidally Prepared PtSn Nanoparticles."
    L. Altmann, X Wang, H. Borchert, J. Kolny-Olesiak, V. Zielasek, J. Parisi, S. Kunz, M. Bäumer,  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 28186-28192, DOI:10.1039/C5CP00280J
  • "Critical Size for the β- to α-Transformation in Tin Nanoparticles after Lithium Insertion and Extraction."
    N. Oehl, L. Hardenberg, M. Knipper, J. Kolny-Olesiak, J. Parisi, T. Plaggenborg, CrystEngComm 2015, 17, 3695-3700
  • "Photovoltaic Response of Hybrid Solar Cells with Alloyed ZnS–CuInS2 Nanorods."
    N. Radychev, B. Kempken, C. Krause, J. Li, J. Kolny-Olesiak, H. Borchert, J. Parisi,  Org. Electron. 2015, 21, 92–99.
  • "Mechanistic study on the activity of manganese oxide catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction in an aprotic electrolyte."
    M. Augustin, O. Yezerska, D. Fenske, I. Bardenhagen, A. Westphal, M. Knipper, T. Plaggenborg, J. Kolny-Olesiak, and J. Parisi  Electrochim. Acta 2015, 158, 383–389
  • "Manganese oxide phases and morphologies: A study on calcination temperature and atmospheric dependence."
    M. Augustin, D. Fenske, I. Bardenhagen, A. Westphal, M. Knipper, T. Plaggenborg, J. Kolny-Olesiak, and J. Parisi,  Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2015, 6, 47–59


  • "Size-Dependent Strain of Sn/SnOx Core/Shell Nanoparticles."
    N. Oehl, P. Michalowski, M. Knipper, J. Kolny-Olesiak, T. Plaggenborg, J. Parisi,  J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 30238–30243
  • "Raman Scattering Study of Cu3SnS4 Colloidal Nanocrystals."
    V. Dzhagan, A. Litvinchuk, M. Kruszynska, J.Kolny-Olesiak, M. Valakh, D. R. T. Zahn,  J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 27554–27558.
  • "The role of copper sulfide seeds in the growth process of CuInS2 nanorods and networks"
    J. Li, M. Bloemen, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 20535–20543.
  • Synthesis of copper sulphide-based hybrid nanostructures and their application in shape control of colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals”
    J. Kolny-Olesiak, CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 9381–9390
  • "Size control and shape evolution of single-twinned platinum nanocrystals in a room temperature colloidal synthesis"
    M. Osmic, J. Kolny-Olesiak, K. Al-Shamery, CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 9907 - 9914
  • "Synthesis and shape control of Cu3SnS4 nanocrystals and formation of Au - Cu3SnS4 hybrid nanostructures"
    M. Kruszynska, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, Zeitschrift für Naturforsch. A 2014, 69a, 446-450
  • "Synthesis and electrochemical performance of surface-modified nano-sized core/shell tin particles for lithium ion batteries."
    G. Schmuelling, N. Oehl, M. Knipper, J. Kolny-Olesiak, T. Plaggenborg, H.-W. Meyer, T. Placke, J. Parisi, M. Winter, Nanotechnology 2014, 25, 355401.
  • “Raman Scattering in Orthorhombic CuInS2 Nanocrystals”
    V. M. Dzhagan, A. P. Litvinchuk, M. M. Valakh, M. Kruszynska, J. Kolny-Olesiak, C. Himcinschi, D. R.T. Zahn, Phys. Status Solidi A, 2014, 211, 195-199


  • “Synthesis and application of colloidal CuInS2 semiconductor nanocrystals”
    J. Kolny-Olesiak and H. Weller, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 12221-12237
  • "Colloidal Synthesis of CuInS2 and CuInSe2 Nanocrystals for Photovoltaic Applications"
    J. Kolny-Olesiak,  In Solar Cell Nanotechnology; Tiwari, A.; Boukherroub, R.; Sharon, M., Eds.; Wiley Scrivener, 2013; pp. 97–116.                         
  • "Recent developments in colloidal synthesis of CuInSe2 NPs"
    E. Witt and J. Kolny-Olesiak, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2013, 19, 9746-9753
  • "Pt/Sn Intermetallic, Core/Shell and Alloy Nanoparticles: Colloidal Synthesis and Structural Control"
    X. Wang, L. Altmann, J. Stöver, V. Zielasek, M. Bäumer, K. Al-Shamery, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, Chem. Mater. 2013, 25, 1400-1407
  • "Impact of organic ligands on the structure and hydrogenation performance of bimetallic PtSn nanoparticles"
    L. Altmann, X. Wang, J. Stöver, M. Klink, V. Zielasek, K. Thiel, J. Kolny-Olesiak, K. Al-Shamery, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, M. Bäumer, ChemCatChem, 2013, 5, 1803-1810
  • "Selective Growth of Gold onto Copper Indium Sulfide Selenide Nanoparticles"
    E. Witt, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, Z. Naturforsch. A, 2013, 68a, 398-404
  • "Shape control of CdTe nanocrystals: influence of the solvent composition and ligand effects"
    X. Jin, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, J. Nanopart. 2013, Article ID 243831, 7 pages


  • "Size and shape control of colloidal copper (I) sulfide nanorods"
    M. Kruszynska, H. Borchert, A. Bachmatiuk, M. H. Rümmeli, B. Büchner J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 5889-5896
  • "Investigation of the morphology and electrical characteristics of hybrid blends based on poly(3-hexylthiophene) and colloidal CuInS2 nanocrystals of different shapes"
    N. Radychev; D. Scheunemann, M. Kruszynska, K. Frevert, R. Miranti, J. Kolny-Olesiak, H. Borchert, J. Parisi Org. Electron., 2012, 13, 3154-3164
  • "Synthesis of Lead Chalcogenide Nanocrystals and Study of Charge Transfer in Blends of PbSe Nanocrystals and Poly(3-hexylthiophene)"
    E. Witt, F. Witt, N. Trautwein, D. Fenske, J. Neumann, H. Borchert, J. Parisi and J. Kolny-Olesiak, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 11706-11714
  • "Phonon spectra of small colloidal II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals"
    V. Dzhagan, M. Valakh, N. Melnik, I. Lokteva, J. Kolny-Olesiak, D. R. T. Zahn and O. Rayevska, Int. J. Spectr. 2012, 532385
  • "Copper-assisted shape control in colloidal synthesis of indium oxide nanoparticles"
    E. Selishcheva, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, J. Nanopart. Res. 2012, 14, 711


  • "Shape control of CdTe nanocrystals synthesized in presence of in situ formed CdO particles"
    Xiaoping Jin, Jie Li, Jürgen Parisi, and Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, J. Nanopart. Res. 2011, 13, 6963-6970
  • "Investigations of solvents and various sulfur sources influence on the shape-controlled synthesis of CuInS2 nanocrystals"
    Marta Kruszynska, Holger Borchert, Jürgen Parisi, and Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, J. Nanopart. Res. 2011, 13, 5815-5824
  • "Influence of particle size in hybrid solar cells composed of CdSe nanocrystals and poly (3-hexylthiophene)"
    J. E. Brandenburg, X. Jin, M. Kruszynska, J. Ohland, J. Kolny-Olesiak, I. Riedel, H. Borchert, J. Parisi J. Appl. Phys. 2011, 110, 064509
  • "Colloidal Synthesis and Structural Control of Pt-Sn Bimetallic Nanoparticles"
    X. Wang, J. Stöver, V. Zielasek, L. Altmann, K. Thiel, K. Al-Shamery, M. Bäumer, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 11052-11061
  • "On the Physical Origin of the Impact of Different Nanocrystal Surface Modifications on the Performance of CdSe/P3HT Hybrid Solar Cells"
    Nikolay Radychev, Irina Lokteva, Florian Witt, Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, Holger Borchert, and Jürgen Parisi, J. Phys. Chem C, 2011, 115, 14111-14122
  • "Catalyst-free synthesis and shape control of CdTe nanowires"
    Xiaoping Jin, Marta Kruszynska, Jürgen Parisi, Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, Nano Research, 2011, 4, 824-835
  • "The influence of pyridine ligand onto the structure and phonon spectra of CdSe nanocrystals"
    Dzhagan, VM Lokteva, I Himcinschi, C Kolny-Olesiak, Joanna Valakh, M.Y. Schulze, S Zahn, DRT, J. Appl. Phys. 2011, 109, 084334
  • "Morphology control of copper indium disulfide nanocrystals."
    M. Kruszynska, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, MRS Proceedings, 2011,1324, mrss11-1324-d03-03 doi:10.1557/opl.2011.1148
  • "Charge transfer in blends of P3HT and colloidally prepared CuInS2 nanocrystals"
    Marta Kruszynska, Martin Knipper, Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, Holger Borchert and Jürgen Parisi, Thin Solid Films, 2011, 519, 7374-7377
  • "Phonon Raman spectra of colloidal CdTe nanocrystals: effect of size, non-stoichiometry and ligand exchange"
    Volodymyr Dzhagan, Irina Lokteva, Cameliu Himcinschi, Xiaoping Jin, Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, Dietrich RT Zahn, Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6, 79.


  • "Synthesis and Shape Control of CuInS2 Nanoparticles"
    Marta Kruszynska, Holger Borchert, Jürgen Parisi, and Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 45, 15976-15986.
  • "Surface Treatment of CdSe Nanoparticles for Application in Hybrid Solar Cells: The Effect of Multiple Ligand Exchange with Pyridine"
    Irina Lokteva, Nikolay Radychev, Florian Witt, Holger Borchert, Jürgen Parisi, and Joanna Kolny-Olesiak, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 29, 12784-12791.
  • "Colloidally Prepared Pt Nanoparticles for Applications in Heterogeneous Catalysis: Influence of Ligand Shell and Catalyst Loading on CO Oxidation Activity"
    D. Fenske, P. Sundström, J. Stöver, X. Wang, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, J. Kolny-Olesiak, M. Bäumer, K. Al-Shamery, ChemCatChem, 2010, 2, 2,198-205.


  • "Photoinduced Charge Transfer and Relaxation of Persistent Charge Carriers in Polymer/Nanocrystal Composites for Application in Hybrid Solar Cells"
    M. D. Heinemann, K. von Maydell, F. Zutz, J. Kolny-Olesiak, H. Borchert, I. Riedel, J. Parisi, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009, 19, 23, 3788-3795
  • "Study of the influence of the Cd:Se precursor ratio during the synthesis of CdSe nanocrystals on the performance of CdSe/P3HT hybrid solar cells"
    F. Zutz, I. Lokteva, N. Radychev, J. Kolny-Olesiak, I. Riedel, H. Borchert, J. Parisi, Physica Status Solidi A: Applications and Materials Science 2009, 206, 12, 2700-2708.
  • "Spectral features above LO phonon frequency in resonant Raman scattering spectra of small CdSe nanoparticles"
    V. M. Dzhagan, I. Lokteva, M. Ya. Valakh, O. E. Raevska, J. Kolny-Olesiak, and D. R. T. Zahn, J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 106, 084318.
  • "Resonant Raman study of phonons in high-quality colloidal CdTe nanoparticles"
    V. Dzhagan, M. Ya. Valakh, J. Kolny-Olesiak, I. Lokteva, and D. R. T. Zahn, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 94, 243101


  • "Colloidal Synthesis of Pt Nanoparticles: on the Formation and Stability of Nanowires"
    D. Fenske, H. Borchert, R. Kröger, M. Bäumer, J. Parisi, K. Al-Shamery, and J. Kolny-Olesiak, Langmuir 2008, 24, 9011-9016
  • "Ligand Removal from Soluable CdTe Nanocrystals Evidenced by Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Spectroscopy"
    S Trotzky, J Kolny-Olesiak, C Lienau, W Tuszynski and J Parisi, J. Phys D: Appl. Phys. 2008, 41, 102004 (4pp)


  • "Ligand-Capped Pt Nanocrystals as Oxide-Supported Catalysts: FTIR Spectroscopic Investigations of the Adsorption and Oxidation of CO "
    H. Borchert, D. Fenske, J. Kolny-Olesiak, J. Parisi, K. Al-Shamery, M. Bäumer, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2007, 46; 2923-2926
  • "Synthesis and characterization of brightly photoluminescent CdTe nanocrystals"
    J. Kolny-Olesiak, V. Kloper, R. Osovsky, A. Sashchiuk and E. Lifshitz, Surface Science, 2007 601, 13, 2667-2670
  • "The Growth of Colloidal Cadmium Telluride Nanocrystal Quantum Dots in the Presence of Cd0 Nanoparticles"
    Kloper, V.; Osovsky, R.; Kolny-Olesiak, J.; Sashchiuk, A.; Lifshitz, E. J. Phys. Chem. C.; 2007; 111(28); 10336-10341.
  • "Optical Properties of CdTe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots, Grown in the Presence of Cd0 Nanoparticles"
    Osovsky, R.; Kloper, V.; Kolny-Olesiak, J.; Sashchiuk, A.; Lifshitz, E. J. Phys. Chem. C.; 2007; 111(29); 10841-10847


  • "Multilayered Nanoheterostructures: Theory and Experiment"
    D. Dorfs, H. Henschel, J. Kolny, and A. Eychmüller, J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 1578-1583


  • "Investigations on the stability of thiol stabilized semiconductor nanoparticles"
    Herwig Döllefeld, Kathrin Hoppe, Joanna Kolny, Kristian Schilling, Horst Weller and Alexander Eychmüller, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2002, 4, 19, 4747-4753
  • "Self-Organization of Cadmium Sulfide and Gold Nanoparticles by Electrostatic Interaction"
    Joanna Kolny, Andreas Kornowski, and Horst Weller, Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 4, 361-364


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