Research interests

  • Analytical Electron Microscopy
  • Electronic Structure Calculations
  • Energy Loss Magnetic Chiral Dichroism
  • Automation in Electron Microscopy
  • (Quasi) in-situ Electron Microscopy

Research Units in UniSysCat

Dr. Walid Hetaba
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
+49 30 84134412
+49 30 84134401


Publications (selection)

I. Häusler, R.D. Kamachali, W. Hetaba, B. Skrotzki, Thickening of T1 precipitates during aging of a high purity Al-4Cu-1Li-0.25Mn alloy, Materials 2019, 12, 30.

J.W. Straten, P. Schleker, M. Krasowska, E. Veroutis, J. Granwehr, A.A. Auer, W. Hetaba, S. Becker, R. Schlögl, S. Heumann, Nitrogen-Functionalized Hydrothermal Carbon Materials by Using Urotropine as the Nitrogen Precursor, Chemistry – A European Journal 2018, 2412298-12317.

S. Löffler, W. Hetaba, Convergent-beam EMCD: Benefits, pitfalls and applications, Microscopy 2018, 6760-71.

S. Rudi, D. Teschner, V. Beermann, W. Hetaba, L. Gan, Ch. Cui, M. Gliech, R. Schlögl, P. Strasser,
pH-Induced versus Oxygen-Induced Surface Enrichment and Segregation Effects in Pt-Ni Alloy Nanoparticle Fuel Cell Catalysts, ACS Catal 2017, 7, 6376-6384.

R. Thalinger, T. Götsch, Ch. Zhuo, W. Hetaba, W. Wallisch, M. Stöger-Pollach, D. Schmidmair, B. Klötzer, S. Penner, Rhodium-Catalyzed Methanation and Methane Steam Reforming Reactions on Rhodium-Perovskite Systems: Metal-Support Interaction, ChemCatChem 2016, 8, 1-12.

E. Navickas, T.M. Huber, Y. Chen, W. Hetaba, G. Holzlechner, G. Rupp, M. Stöger-Pollach, G. Friedbacher, H. Hutter, B. Yildiz, J. Fleig, Fast oxygen exchange and diffusion kinetics of grain boundaries in Sr-doped LaMnO3 thin films, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015, 177659-7669.

M. Meinert, M.P. Geisler, J. Schmalhorst, U. Heinzmann, E. Arenholz, W. Hetaba, M. Stöger-Pollach, A. Hütten, G. Reiss, Experimental realization of a semiconducting full-Heusler compound: Fe2TiSi, Physical Review B 2014, 90085127.

W. Hetaba, S. Löffler, M.-G. Willinger, M. E. Schuster, R. Schlögl, P. Schattschneider, Site-specific ionisation fine-structure of Rutile in the electron microscope, Micron 2014, 6315-19.

W. Hetaba, P. Blaha, F. Tran, P. Schattschneider, Calculating energy loss spectra of NiO: Advantages of the modified Becke-Johnson potential, Physical Review B 2012, 85205108

W. Hetaba, A. Mogilatenko, W. Neumann, Electron beam-induced oxygen desorption in γ-LiAlO2 Micron 2010, 41479-483.