Our group deals with fundamental and applied questions of electrochemistry and electroplating.

TU Ilmenau/ R. Böttcher; S. Mai


Technische Universität Ilmenau
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Fachgebiet Elektrochemie und Galvanotechnik
Postfach 10 05 65
98684 Ilmenau




The group of "Electrochemistry and Electroplating" offers a Master's program in Electrochemistry and Electroplating (M. Sc.), which is unique in Germany. Electrochemistry and Electroplating (Master of Science, M. Sc.).


All course materials and notes or current information on teaching activities of the "Electrochemistry and Electroplating" group can be found at:


Head of the Group

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Dr. h.c. Andreas Bund


Office: Arrheniusbau, Room 210
+49 3677 69-3107
Fax +49 3677 69-3104

Email: Andreas.Bund(at)tu-ilmenau.de


Ms. Eileen Keller

Arrhenius Building, Room 209*
+49 (3677) 69-3102*
Fax +49 (3677) 69-3104
eFax +49 (3677) 69-93104

* mornings

Publications: Recently published

"Investigating the Suitability of Various Silver(I) Complexes for Use in a Cyanide-Free Silver Electrolyte", C. Baumer, U. Schmidt, A. Bund,Coatings 14 (2024) 618

"A Novel Method for Preparation of Al-Ni Reactive Coatings by Incorporation of Ni Nanoparticles into an Al Matrix Fabricated by Electrodeposition in AlCl 3 :1-Eethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Chloride (1.5:1) Ionic Liquid Containing Ni Nanoparticles", Maria del Carmen Mejia Chueca  et al., Adv. Eng.Mater. (2024) 2302217

"Integration of multi-junction absorbers and catalysts for efficient solar-driven artificial leaf structures : a physical and materials science perspective", Thomas Hannappel et al., Solar RRL, ISSN 2367-198X, Vol. 0 (2024), 0, pp. 1-88

"Electrochemical reduction of tantalum and titanium halides in 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium bis (trifluoromethyl-sulfonyl)imide and 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium trifluoromethanesulfonate ionic liquids", T. Engemann et al, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry (2023)

"Hardness and tribological behavior of annealed electroless nickel-phosphorus composite layers with incorporated boron particles", Omar, Nurul Amanina Binti et al., Surface & Coatings Technology476 (2024) 130261

"In-situ electrogravimetric detection of the cathodic process during the galvanic coupling between lithium and copper", M. Witt et al. Electrochimica Acta Volume 463, 20 September 2023, 142853

"Electrochemically Structured Copper Current Collectors for Application in Energy Conversion and Storage: A Review", Mario Kurniawan and Svetlozar Ivanov, Energies 2023, 16(13), 4933