Alexander Surrey

Department:IMW - Metastable and Nanostructured Materials
Position:PhD Student
Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-638
E-mail:a.surrey(at)ifw-dresden.de



Research interests

  • solid state hydrogen storage
  • nanoconfinement of complex hydrides
  • Leight metal nanoparticles for hydrogen storage
  • TEM investigations of hydrides
  • Aberration-corrected high-resolution transmission electron microscopy
  • HRTEM contrast simulation

Curriculum vitae

11/2012-10/2015Scholarship holder of the Reiner Lemoine Foundation
since 11/2011PhD Student at the IFW Dresden: Preparation and characterisation of nanoscopic solid state hydrogen storage materials
10/2010-10/2011Diploma thesis at the IFW Dresden: Atomic characterisation of surfaces of nanoparticles by aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy
07/2009-04/2010Study abroad semester at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with a DAAD full scholarship
10/2005-10/2011Studies in Physics at the Technische Universität Dresden
Journal papers:7
Invited talks:15

Journal papers

2016

A. Surrey, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Electron beam induced dehydrogenation of MgH2 studied by VEELS, Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2 (2016) Nr. 7 URL

A. Surrey, C. Bonatto Minella, N. Fechler, M. Antonietti, H.-J. Grafe, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Improved hydrogen storage properties of LiBH4 via nanoconfinement in micro- and mesoporous aerogel-like carbon, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016) Nr. 12, S. 5540-5548 URL

2014

D. Keller, S. Buecheler, P. Reinhard, F. Pianezzi, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, B. Rellinghaus, R. Erni, A.N. Tiwari: Local band gap measurements by VEELS of thin film solar cells, Microscopy and Microanalysis 20 (2014), S. 1246-1253 URL

S. Schneider, A. Surrey, D. Pohl, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Atomic surface diffusion on Pt nanoparticles quantified by high-resolution transmission electron microscopy, Micron 63 (2014), S. 52-56 URL

V. Velasco, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, A. Bonatto-Minella, A. Hernando, P. Crespo, B. Rellinghaus: On the stability of AuFe alloy nanoparticles, Nanotechnology 25 (2014) Nr. 21, S. 215703/1-8 URL

2012

D. Pohl, A. Surrey, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: The impact of oxygen on the morphology of gas-phase prepared Au nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) Nr. 26, S. 263105/1-5 URL

A. Surrey, D. Pohl, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Quantitative measurement of the surface self-diffusion on Au nanoparticles by aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy, Nano Letters 12 (2012), S. 6071-6077 URL

Invited talks

2016

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, S. Schneider, S. Wicht, F. Schmidt, A. Surrey, K. Nielsch: Local correlation of structure and magnetic properties down to the atomic scale, Chinese-German Symposium on Advancde Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy, Tsinhua University, Beijing, P.R./ China, 30.10.-5.11.16 (2016)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, F. Schmidt, S. Wicht, S. Schneider, K. Nielsch: The relevance of transmission electron microscopy for the understanding of novel nanostructured materials, 6th International Conference on Materials Science and Technologies - RoMat 2016, Polytechnical University of Bucharest, Bucharest/ Romania, 9.-12.11.16 (2016)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, F. Schmidt, S. Wicht, S. Schneider: On the phase stability of metallic nanoparticles - towards structure-property relations at the atomic scale, 2016 Japan-German Joint Symposium on Advanced Characterization of Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environment, Duesseldorf/ Germany, 27.-29.6.16 (2016)

2015

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, S. Schneider, E. Mohn, L. Schultz: Unveiling the physical properties of nanomagnets at the atomic scale: Status quo and perspectives, TEM Inauguration Day -MRC Workshop, IBM Research, Zuerich, Rueschlikon/ Schweiz, 30.1.15 (2015)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, S. Schneider, L. Schultz: Probing the physical properties of nanomagnets at the atomic scale: Status quo and perspectives, BIT's 4th Annual Conference and Expo of AnalytiX 2015, Nanjing/ China, 25.-28.4.15 (2015)

A. Surrey, C. Bonatto Minella, N. Fechler, M. Antonietti, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Nanocrystalline MgH2 and nanoconfined LiBH4 for solid state hydrogen storage, ANM2015 1st International conference on Hydrogen Energy, Aveiro/ Portugal, 20.-22.7.15 (2015)

2014

D. Pohl, A. Surrey, B. Bieniek, U. Wiesenhuetter, E. Mohn, F. Schaeffel, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Segregation phenomena in binary nanoparticles studied by aberration-corrected HRTEM, Eingeladener Vortrag - Institutsseminar Strukturphysik TU Dresden, 14.1.14 (2014)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, U. Wiesenhuetter, B. Bieniek, L. Schultz: Phase stabilities at small lentgh scales, 5th International Conference on Materials Science and Technology, RoMat 2014, Bucharest/ Romania, 15.-17.10.14 (2014)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, F. Schmidt, S. Wicht, S. Schneider, L. Schultz: Exploring the structure-property relation of metallic nanoparticles at the atomic scale, Institutsseminar, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, OIST, Okinawa/ Japan, 5.12.14 (2014)

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, B. Bieniek, L. Schultz: The effect of surfaces and interfaces on the phase stability of nanoscopic alloys, International Conference on Small Science, ICSS 2014, Hong Kong/ China, 8.-11.12.14 (2014)

L. Schultz, D. Pohl, U. Wiesenhuetter, A. Surrey, B. Rellinghaus: Phase stabilities at the nanoscale: Segregation tendencies in small particles, 15th International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials, RQ15, Shanghai/ China, 24.-28.8.14 (2014)

2013

D. Pohl, A. Surrey, B. Bieniek, U. Wiesenhuetter, E. Mohn, F. Schaeffel, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Segregation phenomena in nanoscopic systems studied by aberration-corrected HRTEM, ICSS 2013, Las Vegas/ USA, 15.-18.12.13 (2013)

2012

A. Surrey, D. Pohl, E. Mohn, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Structural peculiarities at the surface of metallic nanoparticles, Edgar Luescher Seminar 2012, Klosters, 4.-11.2.12 (2012)

A. Surrey, D. Pohl, S. Schneider, L. Schultz, B. Rellinghaus: Atomare Charakterisierung der Oberflaechen von Nanopartikeln mittels aberrationskorrigierter Transmissionselektronenmikroskopie, Institutsseminar am Institut fuer Strukturphysik, TU Dresden, 29.5.12 (2012)

2011

B. Rellinghaus, D. Pohl, A. Surrey, E. Mohn, B. Bieniek, L. Schultz: Segregation tendencies in binary metal nanoparticles, Seminar, National Center for Electron Microscopy, NCEM, Berkeley/ USA, 3.5.11 (2011)