Materials and Resources

The Materials & Resources Group focus on the synthesis and characterization of novel energy conversion materials.

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Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff - Head of the Research Group

Our research interest is driven by the application of advanced synthesis techniques including microwave-heated, plasma-based, and soft chemistry methods as well as the development of (self-)regenerative properties of the materials during dynamic energy conversion processes. The within the group designed energy conversion materials cover the fields of thermoelectrics, power-to-X, and photo(electro)catalysis.


The intensive cooperation between the team members at TU Darmstadt and Fraunhofer IWKS allows faster innovation processes by having a comprehensive view on energy conversion materials.

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