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

"Hardness and tribological behavior of annealed electroless nickel-phosphorus composite layers with incorporated boron particles", N. Omar 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

"High-resolution patterning on LTCC by transfer of photolithography-based metallic microstructures", S. Shraddha et al, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, ISSN 1744-7402, Vol. 0 (2023), 0, pp. 1-11

"Novel Gas Phase Route Toward Patterned Deposition of Sputter-Free Pt/Al Nanofoils", Nishchay A. Isaac et al.,Adv. Mater.Technol. 2023, 2300448

"A Raman Study on the Speciation of Different Metal Ions in an AlCl3-BasedIonic Liquid", R. Böttcher et al, J. Electrochem. Soc (2023)

"Electrodeposition of Reactive Aluminum-Nickel Coatings in an AlCl3:[EMIm]Cl Ionic Liquid Containing Nickel Nanoparticles", Maria del Carmen Mejia Chueca et al, J. Electrochem. Soc. (2023)

"Innovative manufacturing of printed circuit boards by FDM printing and selective plastic metallization", A. Endrikat et al., WoMag 4 (2023) S11-13

"Improvement of corrosion behavior of chromium(III) coatings ", A. Moazezi et. al., Galvanotechnik, Issue 3 (2023) Volume 114, 311-319

"Binary Aluminum Alloys from 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium-based Ionic Liquids for Cathodic Corrosion Protection", R. Böttcher et al., Metals (2023)

"Alkyds with artistic applications based on drying oils,multifunctional polyalcohols and different polybasic acids", L. Bellatin Arciniega et al., J. Appl. Polym.Sci.(2023)

"Electrochemical deposition of silicon in organic electrolytes", S. Link et al., Reference Collection in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering ( 2023)