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

"Characterization of a Magnesium Fluoride Conversion Coating
on Mg-2Y-1Mn-1Zn Screws for Biomedical Applications", S. Gambaro et al., Materials  15 (22) 8245 (2022)

"Hollow platinum-gold and palladium-gold nanoparticles: synthesis and characterization of composition-structure relationship", G. Lucero et al. Journal of Nanoparticle Research   24, Article number: 245 (2022)

"Abscheidung von Aluminiumlegierungen aus ionischen Flüssigkeiten", R. Böttcher et al. Galvanotechnik Volume 113, Issue 10, Pages 1299-1304 (2022)

"Elektrochemische Abscheidung von Silicium aus organischen Elektrolyten", S. Link et al., Galvanotechnik Volume 113, Issue 7, Pages 877 - 887 (2022)

"Reversible Sodiation of Electrochemically Deposited Binder- and Conducting Additive-Free Si–O–C Composite Layers", S. Link et al., Energy Technology (2022)

"Electrodeposition of High Entropy Alloy of Ni-Co-Cu-Mo-W from an Aqueous Bath", D. Ahmadkhaniha et al., J. Electrochem Soc. (2022)

"Plasma-Assisted Fabrication of Molecularly Imprinted NiAl-LDH Layer on Ni Nanorod Arrays for Glyphosate Detection", Y. Zhao et al., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   (2022)

"Selective Metallization of Polymers, Surface Activation of Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Assisted by Picosecond Laser Pulses", M. Camargo et al., Advanced Engineering Materials   (2022)

"Tribological and Mechanical Performance of Ti2AlC and Ti3AlC2 Thin Films", R. Quispe et al., Advanced Engineering Materials   (2022)

"Electrolyte for lithium secondary batteries", S. Mai et al., Patents (2022): World Intellectual Property Organization, WO2022084500 A1 2022-04-28; World Intellectual Property Organization, WO2022084494 A1 2022-04-28; United States, US20220131188 A1 2022-04-28

"Simulation verschiedener Hull-Zellen-Geometrien-Teil 2 – Erweiterung der Simulationsmodelle mittels 3D", R. Peipmann et al., Galvanotechnik  5 (2022) 575-585

"Reverse Numerical Simulation of Kinetic Parameters from Acidic Copper Hull Cell Deposition", I. Kovácsovic et al, J. Electrochem Soc. 169 (2022) 052501

"Disentangling faradaic, pseudocapacitive, and capacitive charge storage: A tutorial for the characterization of batteries, supercapacitors, and hybrid systems", T. Schötz et al. Electrochim. Acta 140072 (2022)

"Influence of carboxylic acids on the performance of trivalent chromium electrolytes for the deposition of functional coatings", L.Büker at al. Electrochim. Acta 140054 (2022)

"Nanometer-Thick Hematite Films as Photoanodes for Solar Water Splitting" A. Chnani et al. ACS Appl. Nano Mater.(2022)

"Localized surface states influence in the photoelectrocatalytic performance of Al doped a-SiC:H based photocathodes" M. Mejia et al., Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing  106474  (2022)