Mirijam Zobel, Dr.


since 06/2016: Postdoc at Aarhus University, Denmark




  • Nanoparticle-solvent interfaces
  • Interfacial restructuring
  • Nanoparticle formation - nucleation / crystallization
  • Organic ligand binding
  • Sol-gel processes


  • Pair distribution function (PDF)
  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS)
  • Thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA)
  • Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)



  • M. Zobel, A. Windmüller, E. M. Schmidt, K. Götz, T. Milek, D. Zahn, S. A. J. Kimber, J. M. Hudspeth and R. B. Neder, The evolution of crystalline ordering for ligand-ornamented zinc oxide nanoparticles, CrystEngComm (2016). DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02099A
  • Mirijam Zobel, Haimantee Chatterjee, Galina Matveeva, et al. Room-temperature sol-gel synthesis of organic ligand-capped ZnO nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoparticle Research Vol 17 Issue 5 (2015), DOI: 10.1007/s11051-015-3006-5
  • Mirijam Zobel, Reinhard B. Neder, Simon A. J. Kimber. Universal solvent restructuring induced by colloidal nanoparticles, Science 347 (2015), 6219. DOI: 10.1126/science.1261412
  • El-Eulmi Bendeif, et al., Structure determination of molecular nanocomposites by combining pair distribution function analysis and solid-state NMR, RSC Adv. 5 (2015), 8895
  • Yang Yang, Kiyoung Lee, Mirijam Zobel, et al. Formation of Highly Ordered VO2 Nanotubular/Nanoporous Layers and Their Supercooling Effect in Phase Transitions, Advanced Materials Vol 24, Issue 12 (2012), 1571