Publications

2019

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, P. Boulet, D. Horwat, J. F. Pierson
Growth, interfacial microstructure and optical properties of NiO thin films with various types of texture
Acta Materialia 164 (2019) 648-653

A. Zimmer, M. Gilliot, M. Tresse, L. Broch, E. Kessein Tillous, C. Boulanger, N. Stein, and D. Horwat
Coloration Mechanism of electrochromic NaxWO3 thin films
Optics Letters 44 (2019) 1104-1107

Alaa E Giba, P Pigeat, S Bruyere, H Rinnert, F Soldera, F Mücklich, R Gago and D Horwat
Ultraviolet to infrared downshifting in Ce and Yb co-doped aluminum oxynitride thin films
Journal of Physics D : Applied Physics 52 (2019) 285105

C. de Melo, M. Jullien, Y.Battie, A. En Naciri, J. Ghanbaja, F. Montaigne, J.F. Pierson, F. Soldera, F. Rigoni, N. Almqvist, A. Vomiero, S. Migot, F. Mücklich, and D. Horwat
Semi-Transparent p‑Cu2O/n-ZnO Nanoscale-Film Heterojunctions for Photodetection and Photovoltaic Applications
ACS Applied Nano Materials 2 (2019) 4358−4366

2018

I. Kalaitzidou, T. Cavoué, A. Boreave, L. Burel, F. Gaillard, L. Retailleau-Mevel, E.A. Baranova, M. Rieu, J.P. Viricelle, D. Horwat, P. Vernoux,
Electrochemical promotion of propylene combustion on Ag catalytic coatings
Catalysis Communications 104 (2018) 28-31

E. Ramos-Moore, P. Leibenguth, S. Slawik, R.S. Coelho, D. Horwat, S. Migot, B. Lechthaler, F. Mücklich
Estimation of residual stresses in perovskite films for capacitor applications                                                                                                                      
Thin Solid Films 648 (2018) 21-25

M. Mickan, U. Helmersson, D. Horwat,
Effect of substrate temperature on the deposition of Al-Doped ZnO thin films using high power impulse magnetron sputtering  
Surface and Coatings Technology 347 (2018) 245-251

M. Benamira, A. Ringuedé, M. Cassir, D. Horwat, P. Lenormand, F. Ansart, J.M. Bassat, J.P. Viricelle                                                         
Enhancing oxygen reduction reaction of YSZ/La2NiO4+δ using an ultrathin La2NiO4+δ interfacial layer
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 746 (2018) 413-420

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, F. Soldera, P. Boulet, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, J.F. Pierson, Local Homoepitaxial Growth in Sputtered NiO Thin Films: An Effective Approach to Tune the Crystallization, Preferred Growth Orientation, and Electrical properties
Physica Status Solidi Rapid Research Letters (2018) 800191

Alaa E. Giba, P. Pigeat, S. Bruyere, H. Rinnert, F. Mücklich, R. Gago, D. Horwat                                                                    
Ultraviolet Optical Excitation of Near Infrared Emission of Yb-doped Crystalline Aluminum Oxynitride Thin Films
Journal of Applied Physics 124 (2018) 033102

Alaa E. Giba, P. Pigeat, S. Bruyere, H. Rinnert, F. Soldera, F. Mücklich, D. Horwat
From Blue to White Luminescence in Cerium-Doped Aluminum Oxynitride: Electronic Structure and Local Chemistry Perspectives
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (2018) 21623-21631

O. De Melo, M. Sanchez, A. Borroto, C. De Melo, B. J. Garcia, J.L. Pau, D. Horwat
WTe2 Synthesis by Tellurization of W Precursors Using Isothermal Close Space Vapor Transport Annealing
Physica Status Solidi A (2018) 1800425

C. De Melo, M. Jullien, J. Ghanbaja, F. Montaigne, J-F. Pierson, F. Soldera, F. Rigoni, N. Almqvist, A. VOmiero, F. Mücklich, D. Horwat
Local structure and point defects-dependent Area-Selective Atomic Layer Deposition Approach for Facile Synthesis of p-Cu2O/n-ZnO Segmented Nano-junctions
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2018) In press

2017

A.E. Giba, P. Pigeat, S. Bruyere, T. Easwarakhanthan, F. Mucklich, David Horwat
Controlling refractive index in AlN films by texture and crystallinity manipulation
Thin Solid Films 636 (2017) 537

A.E. Giba, P. Pigeat, S. Bruyere, H. Rinnert, F. Soldera, F. Mucklich, R. Gago, D. Horwat
Strong room-temperature blue emission from rapid-thermal annealed cerium-doped aluminum (oxy)nitride thin films
ACS Photonics 4 (2017) 1945

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, S. Bruyère, F. Soldera, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich & J. F. Pierson
Room temperature self-assembled growth of vertically aligned columnar copper oxide nanocomposite thin films on unmatched substrates
Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 11122

A. Borroto, S. Bruyère, N. Thurieau, C. Gendarme, E. Jimenez-Piqué, J.J. Roa, J.F. Pierson, F. Mücklich, D. Horwat
Structural and mechanical properties of Zr1−xMo thin films: From the nano-crystalline to the amorphous state
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 729 (2017) 137-143

Mickan, M. Stoffel, H. Rinnert, U. Helmersson, and D. Horwat
Restoring the Properties of Transparent Al-Doped ZnO Thin Film Electrodes Exposed to Ambient Air
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121 (2017) 14426–14433

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, D. Horwat, L. Yu, J. F. Pierson
Nitrogen chemical state in N-doped Cu2O thin films
Applied Physics Letters 110 (2017) 131902

2016

A. de Lucas-Consuegra, A. R. de la Osa, A. B. Calcerrada, J. J. Linares, D. Horwat
A Novel Sputtered Pd mesh architecture as an advanced electrocatalyst for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Production
Journal of Power Sources 321 (2016) 248-256

M. Mickan, U. Helmersson, H. Rinnert, J. Ghanbaja, D. Muller, D. Horwat
Room temperature deposition of homogeneous, highly transparent and conductive Al-doped ZnO films by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 157 (2016) 742-749

D. Horwat, M. Mickan, W. Chamorro
New strategies for the synthesis of ZnO and Al-doped ZnO films by reactive magnetron sputtering at room temperature
Physica Status Solidi C 13 ( 2016)  951-957

W. Chamorro, J. Ghanbaja, Y. Battie, A. En Naciri, F. Soldera, F. Mücklich, D. Horwat
Local Structure-Driven Localized Surface Plasmon Absorption and Enhanced Photoluminescence in ZnO-Au Thin Films
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (2016) 29405−29413

Y. Wang, S. Lany, J. Ghanbaja, Y. Fagot-Revurat, Y. P. Chen, F. Soldera, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, and J. F. Pierson
Electronic structures of Cu2O, Cu4O3, and CuO: A joint experimental and theoretical study
Physical Review B 94 (2016) 245418

R. Pérez-Tanoira, D. Horwat, C. Pérez-Jorge, E. Gómez-Barrena , T. Kinnari , J. Esteban
Bacterial adhesion on biomedical surfaces covered by yttria stabilized zirconia
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 27 (2016) 6
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Wang, J. Ghanbaja, S. Bruyère, P. Boulet, F. Soldera, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, J-F. Pierson
Local heteroepitaxial growth to promote the selective growth orientation, crystallization and interband transition of sputtered NiO thin films
Crystal Engineering Communications, in Press
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2015

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, F. Soldera, S. Migot, P. Boulet, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, J.F. Pierson, Tuning the structure and preferred orientation in reactively sputtered copper oxide thin films, Applied Surface Science 335 (2015) 85-90 –link to article

A. Mosquera, D. Horwat, A. Rashkovskiy, A. Kovalev, P. Miska, D. Wainstein, J.M. Albella, J.L. Endrino, Corrigendum: Exciton and core-level electron confinement effects in transparent ZnO thin films, Scientific reports 5 (2015) 12101 – link to article

2014

C. Århammar, J.L. Endrino, M. Ramzan, D. Horwat, Andreas Blomqvist, J.-E. Rubensson, J. Andersson, R. Ahuja, Probing temperature-induced ordering in supersaturated Ti1−xAlxN coatings by electronic structure, Surface and Coatings Technology 242 (2014) 207-213 – link to article

A. Boileau , F. Capon , P. Laffez , S. Barrat, J-L. Endrino Armenteros , R. Escobar Galindo , D. Horwat , J-F. Pierson, Mechanisms of Oxidation of NdNiO3-δ Thermochromic Thin Films Synthesized by a Two Steps Method in Soft Conditions, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 5908-5917 – link to article

Y. Battie, W. Chamorro, A. En Naciri, D. Horwat, Generalized Effective Medium Theory to Extract the Optical Properties of Two-Dimensional Non-Spherical Metallic Nanoparticle Layers, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 4899-4905 – link to article

Y. Wang, P. Miska, D. Pilloud, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, and J. F. Pierson, Transmittance enhancement and optical band gap widening of Cu2O thin films after air annealing, Journal Applied Physics 115 (2014) 073505 – link to article

Ph. V. Kiryukhantsev-Korneev, D. Horwat, J. F. Pierson, and E. A. Levashov, Comparative Analysis of Cr–B Coatings Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering in DC and HIPIMS Modes, Technical Physics Letters 40 (2014) 614–617 – link to article

T. Gries, R. Catrin, S. Migot, F. Soldera, J-L. Endrino, A. R. Landa-Canovas, F. Cleymand, D. Mangin, F. Mücklich and D. Horwat, Local Modification of the Microstructure and Electrical Properties of Multifunctional Au−YSZ Nanocomposite Thin Films by Laser Interference Patterning, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 6 (2014) 13707 – link to article

J. González-Cobos, D. Horwat, J. Ghanbaja, J.L. Valverde, A. de Lucas-Consuegra, Electrochemical activation of Au nanoparticles for the selective partial oxidation of methanol, Journal of Catalysis 317 (2014) 293–302 – link to article

Y. Wang, J. Ghanbaja, F. Soldera, P. Boulet, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, J.F. Pierson, Controlling the preferred orientation in sputter-deposited Cu2O thin films: Influence of the initial growth stage and homoepitaxial growth mechanism, Acta Materialia 76 (2014) 207–212 – link to article

Y. Wang, P. Miska, D. Pilloud, D. Horwat, F. Mücklich, and J. F. Pierson, Transmittance enhancement and optical band gap widening of Cu2O thin films after air annealing, Journal of Applied Physics 115 (2014) 073505 – link to article

C. Boukaous, A. Telia, D. Horwat, M. Salah Aida, B. Boudine, S. Ghanem, Influence of solvent on humidity sensing of sol-gel deposited ZnO thin films, European Physical Journal Applied Physics 65 (2014) 20302 – link to article

2013

A. Mosquera, D. Horwat, A. Rashkovskiy, A. Kovalev, P. Miska, D. Wainstein, J.M. Albella, J.L. Endrino, Exciton and core-level electron confinement effects in transparent ZnO thin films, Scientific Reports 3 (2013) 1714 – link to article

W. Chamorro, D. Horwat, P. Pigeat, P. Miska, S. Migot, F. Soldera, P. Boulet, F. Mücklich, Near-room temperature single-domain epitaxy of reactively sputtered ZnO films, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46 (2013) 235107 – link to article

2012

D. Horwat, M. Dehmas, A. Gutiérrez, J.F. Pierson, A. Anders, F. Soldera, J.L. Endrino, Efficient, Low Cost Synthesis of Sodium Platinum Bronze NaxPt3O4,
Chemistry of Materials 24 (2012) 2429−2432 – link to article

D. Horwat, E. Jimenez-Pique, J.F. Pierson, S. Migot, M. Dehmas, M. Anglada, High hardness, low Young’s modulus and low friction of nanocrystalline ZrW2 Laves phase and Zr1-xWx thin films, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 73 (2012) 554–558 – link to article

J.L Endrino, A. Anders, J. Andersson, D. Horwat, M. Vinnichenko, Introduction to the focus Issue on “Plasma and Ion-beam assisted Materials Processing” , Journal of Materials Research 27 (2012) 741-742 – link to article

A. Mosquera, D. Horwat et al., Thermal decomposition and fractal properties of sputter-deposited platinum oxide thin films, Journal of Materials Research 27 (2012) 829-836 – link to article

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R. Catrin, T. Gries, B. Raillard, F. Mücklich, S. Migot, D. Horwat, Influence of laser interference patterning on microstructure and friction behaviour of gold/yttria-stabilized zirconia nanocomposite thin films, Journal of Materials Research 27 (2012) 879-885 – link to article

R. Pérez-Tanoira, C. Pérez-Jorge, J.L. Endrino, E. Gómez-Barrena, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, J. Esteban, Bacterial adhesion on biomedical surfaces covered by micrometric silver islands, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 100A (2012) 1521-1528 – link to article

2011

R. Catrin, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, Y. Hu, F. Mücklich, Nano-scale and surface precipitation of metallic particles in laser interference patterned noble metal-based thin films, Applied Surface Science 257 (2011) 5223-5229 – link to article

D. Horwat, D.I. Zakharov, J.L. Endrino, F. Soldera, A. Anders, S. Migot, R. Karoum, Ph. Vernoux, J.F. Pierson, Chemistry, phase formation, and catalytic activity of thin palladium-containing oxide films synthesized by plasma-assisted physical vapor deposition, Surface and Coatings Technology 205 (SUPPL. 2) (2011) pp. S171-S177 – link to article

J.L. Endrino, A. Gutiérrez, R. Gago, D. Horwat et. al., Spectral evidence of spinodal decomposition, phase transformation and nitrogen formation in supersaturated TiAlN upon annealing, Acta Materialia 59 (2011), 6287-6296 – link to article

M. Jullien, D. Horwat, F. Manzeh, R. Escobar Galindo, Ph. Bauer, J.F. Pierson, J.L. Endrino, Influence of the composition and nanoscale structural features on the properties and electronic structure of Al-doped ZnO thin films: an X-ray absorption study, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 95 (2011), pp. 2341-2346 – link to article

2010

D. Horwat, M. Jullien, F. Capon, J.F. Pierson, J. Andersson, J.L. Endrino, On the deactivation of dopant and electronic structure in reactively sputtered transparent Al-doped ZnO thin films, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 43 (2010) 132003 – link to article

D. Horwat, A. Anders, Ion acceleration and cooling in gasless self-sputtering, Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010) 221501 – link to article

D. Horwat, A. Anders, Compression and strong rarefaction in high power impulse magnetron discharges, Journal of Applied Physics 108 (2010) 123306 – link to article

M. Jullien, D. Horwat, J.L Endrino, R. Escobar Galindo, Ph. Bauer and J.F. Pierson
Impact of the particles impingement on the electronic conductivity of Al doped ZnO films grown by magnetron sputtering, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 12 (2010) 012006

R. Pérez-Tanoira, C. Pérez-Jorge, J.L. Endrino, E. Gómez-Barrena, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson and J. Esteban, Antibacterial properties of biomedical surfaces containing micrometric silver islands, journal of Physics: Conference series 252 (2010) 012015 – link to article

J.L. Endrino, J.C. Sánchez-López, R. Escobar Galindo, D. Horwat, A. Anders,
Beneficial silver: antibacterial nanocomposite Ag-DLC coating to reduce osteolysis of orthopaedic implants, journal of physics: conference series 252 (2010) 012005
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J.L. Endrino, M.D. Abad, R. Gago, D. Horwat, I. Jiménez, J.C. Sánchez-López,
Extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) investigations of Ti bonding environment in sputter-deposited nanocomposite TiBC/a-C thin films, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 12 (2010) 012012
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2009

J. L. Endrino, D. Horwat, R. Gago, J. Andersson, Y.S. Liu, J. Guo, A. Anders,
Electronic structure and conductivity of nanocomposite metal (Au,Ag,Cu,Mo)-containing amorphous carbon films, Solid State Sciences 10 (2009) 1742-1746
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D. Horwat, M. Dehmas, E. Aubry, J. Zollinger, S. Migot, J.F. Pierson, Properties of nanocrystalline and nanocomposite WxZr1-x thin films deposited by co-sputtering,
Intermetallics 17 (2009) 421-426 – link to article

J.F. Pierson, M. Baija, D. Horwat, Silver islands formed after air annealing of amorphous Ag-Cu-Mn-O sputtered films, Journal of Crystal Growth 311 (2009) 349-354 – link to article

D. Horwat, J.L. Endrino, A. Boreave, R. Karoum, J.F. Pierson, S. Weber, A. Anders, Ph. Vernoux, Deep oxidation of methane on particles derived from YSZ-supported Pd–Pt-(O) coatings synthesized by Pulsed Filtered Cathodic Arc, Catalysis Communications (2009) 1410-1413 – link to article

C. Petitjean, J.F. Pierson, D. Horwat, Effect of annealing temperature on the decomposition of reactively sputtered Ag2Cu2O3 films, Applied Surface Science (2009) 7700-7702 – link to article

J.F. Pierson, C. Petitjean, D. Horwat, Structure control in reactively sputtered Ag/Cu/(Mn)/O films, Plasma Processes and Polymers (2009) 393-400 – link to article

C. Petitjean, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, Structure-properties relationship in reactively sputtered Ag-Cu-O films, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42 (2009) 025304 – link to article

F. Capon, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, M. Zaghrioui, P. Laffez, Thermochromic effect in NdNiO3−δ thin films annealed in ambient air, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (2009) 182006 link to article

J.L. Endrino, D. Horwat, A. Anders, J. Andersson, R. Gago, Impact of Annealing on the Conductivity of amorphous Carbon Films Incorporating Copper and Gold Nanoparticles Deposited by Pulsed Dual Cathodic Arc, Plasma Processes and Polymers S438-S443 (2009) – link to article

D.I. Zakharov, D. Horwat, J.L. Endrino, F. Capon, J.F. Pierson, Evolution of structural and physical properties upon annealing of sputter-deposited Zr0.84Y0.16-O2 films incorporating copper and palladium nanoparticles,
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol 5 012022 2009 (2009) – link to article

F.G. Marro, Z. de Armas, D. Horwat, M. Anglada, Estimation of thickness of hydrothermal degraded layer in 3Y-TZP by X-ray diffraction, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol 5 012023 2009 (2009) – link to article

J.C. Oliveira, D. Horwat, A. Cavaleiro, A. Billard, Oxidation of Magnetron Sputtered La-Si thin films for solide oxide fuel cell electrolytes, Thin Solid Films 517 (2009) 1895-1898 – link to article

F. Capon, D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, V. Chapusot, A. Billard, Strontium-doped Lanthanum Manganite Coatings Crystallised After Air Annealing of Amorphous Co-sputtered Films, Materials Chemistry and Physics (2009) 219-222
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2008

D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, A. Billard, Towards a thin films electrochromic device using NASICON electrolyte, Ionics 14 (2008) 227 – link to article

J.F. Pierson, E. Rolin, C. Gendarme, C. Petitjean, D. Horwat, Effect of the oxygen flow rate on the structure and the properties of Ag-Cu-O sputtered thin films deposited using Ag/Cu target with eutectic composition, Applied Surface Science 254 (2008) 6590-6594 – link to article

D. Horwat, A. Anders, Spatial distribution of average charge state and deposition rate in high power impulse magnetron sputtering of copper, J. Phys. D : Appl. Phys. 41 (2008) 135210 – link to article

D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, A. Billard, Structural-electrical-optical properties relationship of sodium superionic conductor sputter-deposited coatings,
Thin Solid Films 516 (2008) 3387-3393 – link to article

J.F. Pierson, D. Horwat, Addition of silver in copper nitride films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering, Scripta Materialia 58 (2008) 568-570 – link to article

2007

D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, A. Billard, Magnetron sputtering of NASICON (Na3Zr2Si2PO12) thin films PART I: Limitations of the classical methods,
Surface and Coatings Technology 201 16-17 (2007) 7013-7017 – link to article

D. Horwat, J.F. Pierson, A. Billard, Magnetron sputtering of NASICON (Na3Zr2Si2PO12) thin films PART II: A novel approach, Surface and Coatings Technology 201 16-17 (2007) 7060-7065 – link to article

D. Horwat, A. Billard, Effects of substrate position and oxygen gas flow rate on the properties of ZnO: Al films prepared by reactive co-sputtering, Thin Solid Films 515 (2007) 5444-5448 – link to article

J.F. Pierson, D. Horwat, Influence of the current applied to the silver target on the structure and the properties of Ag–Cu–O films deposited by reactive co-sputtering, Applied Surface Science 253 (2007) 7522-7526 – link to article