Dr Eser Akinoglu | ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

Dr Eser Akinoglu is from Germany where he graduated from the Freie Universität Berlin with a PhD in Physics. He has come to Prof Paul Mulvaney's group as a Humboldt Fellow. Eser has a background in Nanofabrication, Plasmonic Systems and Nanoelectrochemistry and will be mostly working on plasmon assisted Photoelectrochemistry.

PhD Physics, Freie Universität Berlin (2016)
Msc Physics, Freie Universität Berlin (2012)
Centre Research: 

Plasmonic Catalysis
Structural Colors

Centre Research Themes: 
3. Excitonic Systems for Security, Lighting and Sensing


Journal Articles
Ji, Y.; Zhao, X.; Pan, Y.; Su, Z.; Lin, J.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Xu, Y.; Zhang, H.; Zhao, P.; Dong, Y.; et al. CuSCN Modified Back Contacts for High Performance CZTSSe Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials 2023, 2211421 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202211421. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202211421
Yang, H.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Lisi, F.; Wu, L.; Shen, S.; Jin, M.; Zhou, G.; Giersig, M.; Shui, L.; Mulvaney, P. A versatile strategy for loading silica particles with dyes and quantum dots. Colloid and Interface Science Communications 2022, 47, 100594 DOI: 10.1016/j.colcom.2022.100594. doi: 10.1016/j.colcom.2022.100594
Qiu, T.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Luo, B.; Konarova, M.; Yun, J. ‐H.; Gentle, I. R.; Wang, L. Nanosphere lithography: a versatile approach to develop transparent conductive films for optoelectronic applications. Advanced Materials 2022, 34 (19), 2103842 DOI: 10.1002/adma.202103842. doi: 10.1002/adma.202103842
Chen, R.; Xue, Y.; Xu, X.; Yang, H.; Qiu, T.; Shui, L.; Wang, X.; Zhou, G.; Giersig, M.; Pidot, S.; et al. Lithography-free synthesis of periodic, vertically-aligned, multi-walled carbon nanotube arrays. Nanotechnology 2022, 33 (6), 065304 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ac345a. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/ac345a
Shen, S.; Qin, X.; Feng, H.; Xie, S.; Yi, Z.; Jin, M.; Zhou, G.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Mulvaney, P.; Shui, L. Electro‐Microfluidic Assembly Platform for Manipulating Colloidal Structures inside Water‐in‐Oil Emulsion Droplets. Advanced Science 2022, 9 (32), 2203341 DOI: 10.1002/advs.202203341. doi: 10.1002/advs.202203341
Akinoglu, E. Metin; Hoogeveen, D. A.; Cao, C.; Simonov, A. N.; Jasieniak, J. J. Prospects of Z-Scheme Photocatalytic Systems Based on Metal Halide Perovskites. ACS Nano 2021, 15 (5), 7860 - 7878 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c10387. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c10387
Nwaji, N.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Giersig, M. Gold Nanoparticle-Decorated Bi2S3 Nanorods and Nanoflowers for Photocatalytic Wastewater Treatment. Catalysts 2021, 11 (3), 355 DOI: 10.3390/catal11030355. doi: 10.3390/catal11030355
Akinoglu, G. Engin; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Kempa, K.; Hutchison, J. A. Materials design of vertically coupled plasmonic arrays. Nanoscale Advances 2021, 3 (24), 6925 - 6933 DOI: 10.1039/D1NA00647A. doi: 10.1039/D1NA00647A
Zhang, H.; Liu, Y.; Shahidan, M. Faris Shah; Kinnear, C.; Maasoumi, F.; Cadusch, J.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; James, T. D.; Widmer-Cooper, A.; Roberts, A.; et al. Direct Assembly of Vertically Oriented, Gold Nanorod Arrays. Advanced Functional Materials 2021, 31 (6), 2006753 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202006753. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202006753
Nwaji, N.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Lin, B.; Wang, X.; Giersig, M. One-Pot Synthesis of One-Dimensional Multijunction Semiconductor Nanochains from Cu1.94S, CdS, and ZnS for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2021, 13 (49), 58630–58639 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c18020. doi: 10.1021/acsami.1c18020
Nwaji, N.; Akinoglu, E. Metin. Synthesis of ZnS-CuS-Bi Nanonail Heterostructures and Funnel Mechanism of their Photocatalytic Activity. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2021, 9 (5), 106066 DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2021.106066. doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2021.106066
Qiu, T.; Luo, B.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Yun, J. ‐H.; Gentle, I. R.; Wang, L. Trilayer Nanomesh Films with Tunable Wettability as Highly Transparent, Flexible, and Recyclable Electrodes. Advanced Functional Materials 2020, 30 (31), 2002556 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202002556. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202002556
Bozheyev, F.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Wu, L.; Lou, S.; Giersig, M. Effect of Mo-doping in SnO2 thin film photoanodes for water oxidation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.09.050. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.09.050
de Haan, L. T.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Zhou, G. The relationship between hole size and the voltage-driven formation of surface structures in an ITO/liquid crystal polymer/perforated metal electrode system. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2020, 141, 109418 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109418. doi: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109418
Feng, K.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Bozheyev, F.; Guo, L.; Jin, M.; Wang, X.; Zhou, G.; Naughton, M. J.; Giersig, M. Magnetron sputtered copper bismuth oxide photocathodes for solar water reduction. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2020, 53 (49), 495501 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/abaf25. doi: 10.1088/1361-6463/abaf25
Yang, H.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Guo, L.; Jin, M.; Zhou, G.; Giersig, M.; Shui, L.; Mulvaney, P. A PTFE helical capillary microreactor for the high throughput synthesis of monodisperse silica particles. Chemical Engineering Journal 2020, 401, 126063 DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.126063. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.126063
Luo, L.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Wu, L.; Dodge, T.; Wang, X.; Zhou, G.; Naughton, M. J.; Kempa, K.; Giersig, M. Nano-bridged nanosphere lithography. Nanotechnology 2020, 31 (24), 245302 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab7c4c. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab7c4c
Akinoglu, E. Metin; Song, J.; Kinnear, C.; Xue, Y.; Zhang, H.; Roberts, A.; Köhler, J.; Mulvaney, P. Concealed Structural Colors Uncovered by Light Scattering. Advanced Optical Materials 2020, 8 (22), 2001307 DOI: 10.1002/adom.202001307. doi: 10.1002/adom.202001307
Bozheyev, F.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Wu, L.; Lu, H.; Nemkayeva, R.; Xue, Y.; Jin, M.; Giersig, M. Band gap optimization of tin tungstate thin films for solar water oxidation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020, 45 (15), 8676 - 8685 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.01.126. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.01.126
Akinoglu, E. Metin; Luo, L.; Dodge, T.; Guo, L.; Akinoglu, G. Engin; Wang, X.; Shui, L.; Zhou, G.; Naughton, M. J.; Kempa, K.; et al. Extraordinary optical transmission in nano-bridged plasmonic arrays mimicking a stable weakly-connected percolation threshold. Optics Express 2020, 28 (21), 31425 DOI: 10.1364/OE.403034. doi: 10.1364/OE.403034
Dong, Y.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Zhang, H.; Maasoumi, F.; Zhou, J.; Mulvaney, P. An Optically Responsive Soft Etalon Based on Ultrathin Cellulose Hydrogels. Advanced Functional Materials 2019, 29 (40), 1904290 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201904290. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201904290
Akinoglu, G. Engin; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Kempa, K.; Giersig, M. Plasmon resonances in coupled Babinet complementary arrays in the mid-infrared range. Optics Express 2019, 27 (16), 22939-22950 DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.022939. doi: 10.1364/OE.27.022939
Akinoglu, E. Metin; de Haan, L. Theobald; Li, S.; Xian, Z.; Shui, L.; Gao, J.; Zhou, G.; Giersig, M. Nanoid Canyons On-Demand: Electrically Switchable Surface Topography in Liquid Crystal Networks. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, 10 (43), 37743 - 37748 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b15203. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b15203
Tadgell, B.; Akinoglu, E. Metin; Mulvaney, P.; Quinn, M. Controlling the Swelling of Polymer Coated Gold Nanoparticles; Agilent Application Note; Agilent Technologies, Inc: USA, 2019.