Univ-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Mussenbrock

Head of the Chair

Address
Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­tät Bo­chum
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Angewandte Elektrodynamik und Plasmatechnik
Uni­ver­si­täts­stra­ße 150
D-44801 Bo­chum, Germany

Room
ID 1/555

Phone
+49 234 32 22488

Email
thomas.mussenbrock(at)rub.de


Other Websites
https://homepage.rub.de/thomas.mussenbrock/
https://etit.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/fakultaet/professuren/prof-dr-ing-thomas-mussenbrock/

Professional Fields of Interest
Low-Temperature Plasmas
Sustainable Plasma Technology
Nanoelectronic and Memristive Devices
Micro and Nanoscale Transport
Modeling and Simulation

Publication Records
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=l8ljvfUAAAAJ
ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6445-4990
My preprints on arXiv
My publications on SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System

Patente
Google Patents: https://patents.google.com/?inventor=Thomas+Mussenbrock

DFG projects
Please, visit my DFG GEPRIS Website.


Publikationen

Yarragolla, S., Hemke, T., Trieschmann, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2024). Non-zero crossing current–voltage characteristics of interface-type resistive switching devices. Applied Physics Letters, 124(12), 123504. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0202230 Cite
Gronenberg, O., Adejube, B., Hemke, T., Drewes, J., Asnaz, O. H., Ziegler, F., Carstens, N., Strunskus, T., Schürmann, U., Benedikt, J., Mussenbrock, T., Faupel, F., Vahl, A., & Kienle, L. (2024). In Situ Imaging of Dynamic Current Paths in a Neuromorphic Nanoparticle Network with Critical Spiking Behavior. Advanced Functional Materials, 2312989. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202312989 Cite
Jüngling, E., Wilczek, S., Mussenbrock, T., Böke, M., & Von Keudell, A. (2024). Plasma sheath tailoring by a magnetic field for three-dimensional plasma etching. Applied Physics Letters, 124(7), 074101. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0187685 Cite
Schulenberg, D. A., Vass, M., Klich, M., Donkó, Z., Klotz, J., Bibinov, N., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2024). Mode Transition Induced by Gas Heating Along the Discharge Channel in Capacitively Coupled Atmospheric Pressure Micro Plasma Jets. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11090-023-10444-6 Cite
Vass, M., Schulenberg, D., Donkó, Z., Korolov, I., Hartmann, P., Schulze, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2024). A new 2D fluid-MC hybrid approach for simulating nonequilibrium atmospheric pressure plasmas: density distribution of atomic oxygen in radio-frequency plasma jets in He/O 2 mixtures. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 33(1), 015012. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ad1f37 Cite
Ziegler, M., Mussenbrock, T., & Kohlstedt, H. (Eds.). (2024). Bio-Inspired Information Pathways: From Neuroscience to Neurotronics (Vol. 16). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-36705-2 Cite
Dirkmann, S., Trieschmann, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2024). Modeling and Simulation of Silver-Based Filamentary Memristive Devices. In M. Ziegler, T. Mussenbrock, & H. Kohlstedt (Eds.), Bio-Inspired Information Pathways (Vol. 16, pp. 159–176). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-36705-2_6 Cite
De Los Arcos, T., Awakowicz, P., Böke, M., Boysen, N., Brinkmann, R. P., Dahlmann, R., Devi, A., Eremin, D., Franke, J., Gergs, T., Jenderny, J., Kemaneci, E., Kühne, T. D., Kusmierz, S., Mussenbrock, T., Rubner, J., Trieschmann, J., Wessling, M., Xie, X., … Grundmeier, G. (2023). PECVD and PEALD on polymer substrates (part II): Understanding and tuning of barrier and membrane properties of thin films. Plasma Processes and Polymers, e2300186. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202300186 Cite
De Los Arcos, T., Awakowicz, P., Benedikt, J., Biskup, B., Böke, M., Boysen, N., Buschhaus, R., Dahlmann, R., Devi, A., Gergs, T., Jenderny, J., Von Keudell, A., Kühne, T. D., Kusmierz, S., Müller, H., Mussenbrock, T., Trieschmann, J., Zanders, D., Zysk, F., & Grundmeier, G. (2023). PECVD and PEALD on polymer substrates (part I): Fundamentals and analysis of plasma activation and thin film growth. Plasma Processes and Polymers, e2300150. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202300150 Cite
Böddecker, A., Passmann, M., Wilczek, S., Schücke, L., Korolov, I., Skoda, R., Mussenbrock, T., Gibson, A. R., & Awakowicz, P. (2023). Interactions Between Flow Fields Induced by Surface Dielectric Barrier Discharge Arrays. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11090-023-10406-y Cite
Neuroth, C., Mujahid, Z., Berger, B., Oberste-Beulmann, C., Oppotsch, T., Zhang, Q.-Z., Muhler, M., Mussenbrock, T., Korolov, I., & Schulze, J. (2023). The effects of catalyst conductivity and loading of dielectric surface structures on plasma dynamics in patterned dielectric barrier discharges. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(10), 105019. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ad0323 Cite
Nösges, K., Klich, M., Derzsi, A., Horváth, B., Schulze, J., Brinkmann, R. P., Mussenbrock, T., & Wilczek, S. (2023). Nonlocal dynamics of secondary electrons in capacitively coupled radio frequency discharges. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(8), 085008. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ace848 Cite
Gergs, T., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2023). Physics-separating artificial neural networks for predicting sputtering and thin film deposition of AlN in Ar/N 2 discharges on experimental timescales. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 56(19), 194001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/acc07e Cite
Eremin, D., Kemaneci, E., Matsukuma, M., Mussenbrock, T., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2023). Modeling of very high frequency large-electrode capacitively coupled plasmas with a fully electromagnetic particle-in-cell code. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(4), 044007. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/accecb Cite
Gergs, T., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2023). Physics-separating artificial neural networks for predicting initial stages of Al sputtering and thin film deposition in Ar plasma discharges. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 56(8), 084003. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/acb6a4 Cite
Liu, Y., Vass, M., Hübner, G., Schulenberg, D., Hemke, T., Bischoff, L., Chur, S., Steuer, D., Golda, J., Böke, M., Schulze, J., Korolov, I., & Mussenbrock, T. (2023). Local enhancement of electron heating and neutral species generation in radio-frequency micro-atmospheric pressure plasma jets: the effects of structured electrode topologies. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 32(2), 025012. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/acb9b8 Cite
Gergs, T., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2023). Charge-optimized many-body interaction potential for AlN revisited to explore plasma–surface interactions. Scientific Reports, 13, 5287. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-31862-8 Cite
Mujahid, Z.-I., Korolov, I., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2022). Propagation dynamics and interaction of multiple streamers at and above adjacent dielectric pellets in a packed bed plasma reactor. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 55(49), 495201. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ac99ea Cite
Yarragolla, S., Du, N., Hemke, T., Zhao, X., Chen, Z., Polian, I., & Mussenbrock, T. (2022). Physics inspired compact modelling of $$\hbox {BiFeO}_3$$ based memristors. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 20490. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-24439-4 Cite
Gergs, T., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2022). Molecular dynamics study on the role of Ar ions in the sputter deposition of Al thin films. Journal of Applied Physics, 132(6), 063302. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0098040 Cite
Yarragolla, S., Hemke, T., Trieschmann, J., Zahari, F., Kohlstedt, H., & Mussenbrock, T. (2022). Stochastic behavior of an interface-based memristive device. Journal of Applied Physics, 131(13), 134304. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0084085 Cite
Klich, M., Löwer, J., Wilczek, S., Mussenbrock, T., & Brinkmann, R. P. (2022). Validation of the smooth step model by particle-in-cell/Monte Carlo collisions simulations. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 31(4), 045014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac5dd3 Cite
Hübner, G., Bischoff, L., Korolov, I., Donkó, Z., Leimkühler, M., Liu, Y., Böke, M., Schulz-von der Gathen, V., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2022). The effects of the driving frequencies on micro atmospheric pressure He/N 2 plasma jets driven by tailored voltage waveforms. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 55(9), 095204. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ac3791 Cite
Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Böddecker, A., Schücke, L., Bibinov, N., Korolov, I., Zhang, Q.-Z., Mussenbrock, T., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2022). μs and ns twin surface dielectric barrier discharges operated in air: from electrode erosion to plasma characteristics. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 31(3), 035008. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac5452 Cite
Gergs, T., Monti, C., Gaiser, S., Amberg, M., Schütz, U., Mussenbrock, T., Trieschmann, J., Heuberger, M., & Hegemann, D. (2022). Nanoporous SiOx plasma polymer films as carrier for liquid‐infused surfaces. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 19(8), 2200049. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202200049 Cite
Gergs, T., Schmidt, F., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2021). Generalized Method for Charge-Transfer Equilibration in Reactive Molecular Dynamics. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 17(11), 6691–6704. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jctc.1c00382 Cite
Korolov, I., Donkó, Z., Hübner, G., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2021). Energy efficiency of voltage waveform tailoring for the generation of excited species in RF plasma jets operated in He/N 2 mixtures. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(9), 095013. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac1c4d Cite
Zhang, Q.-Z., Nguyen-Smith, R. T., Beckfeld, F., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2021). Computational study of simultaneous positive and negative streamer propagation in a twin surface dielectric barrier discharge via 2D PIC simulations. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(7), 075017. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/abf598 Cite
Liu, Y., Korolov, I., Trieschmann, J., Steuer, D., Schulz-von der Gathen, V., Böke, M., Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Schulze, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2021). Micro atmospheric pressure plasma jets excited in He/O 2 by voltage waveform tailoring: a study based on a numerical hybrid model and experiments. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(6), 064001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/abd0e0 Cite
Klich, M., Wilczek, S., Janssen, J. F. J., Brinkmann, R. P., Mussenbrock, T., & Trieschmann, J. (2021). Ion dynamics in capacitively coupled argon–xenon discharges. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 30(6), 065019. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ac02b0 Cite
Liu, Y., Korolov, I., Hemke, T., Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Schulze, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2021). Electron heating mode transitions in radio-frequency driven micro atmospheric pressure plasma jets in He/O 2 : A fluid dynamics approach. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abf370 Cite
Korolov, I., Steuer, D., Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Liu, Y., Schulz-von der Gathen, V., Böke, M., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2021). Atomic oxygen generation in atmospheric pressure RF plasma jets driven by tailored voltage waveforms in mixtures of He and O 2. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54(12), 125203. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abd20e Cite
Oberrath, J., Friedrichs, M., Gong, J., Oberberg, M., Pohle, D., Schulz, C., Wang, C., Awakowicz, P., Brinkmann, R. P., Lapke, M., Mussenbrock, T., Musch, T., & Rolfes, I. (2021). On the Multipole Resonance Probe: Current Status of Research and Development. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 49(11), 3293–3298. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2021.3113832 Cite
Trieschmann, J., Larsen, A. W., Mussenbrock, T., & Korsholm, S. B. (2021). Kinetic simulation of electron cyclotron resonance assisted gas breakdown in split-biased waveguides for ITER collective Thomson scattering diagnostic. Physics of Plasmas, 28(8), 082505. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0055461 Cite
Liu, Y., Trieschmann, J., Berger, B., Schulze, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2021). Non-linear effects and electron heating dynamics in radio-frequency capacitively coupled plasmas with a non-uniform transverse magnetic field. Physics of Plasmas, 28(5), 053505. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0045947 Cite
Hartmann, P., Wang, L., Nösges, K., Berger, B., Wilczek, S., Brinkmann, R. P., Mussenbrock, T., Juhasz, Z., Donkó, Z., Derzsi, A., Lee, E., & Schulze, J. (2021). Control of electron velocity distributions at the wafer by tailored voltage waveforms in capacitively coupled plasmas to compensate surface charging in high-aspect ratio etch features. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 54, 255202. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/abf229 Cite
Hartmann, P., Wang, L., Nösges, K., Berger, B., Wilczek, S., Brinkmann, R. P., Mussenbrock, T., Juhasz, Z., Donkó, Z., Derzsi, A., Lee, E., & Schulze, J. (2020). Charged particle dynamics and distribution functions in low pressure dual-frequency capacitively coupled plasmas operated at low frequencies and high voltages. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 54, 075014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab9374 Cite
Wilczek, S., Schulze, J., Brinkmann, R. P., Donkó, Z., Trieschmann, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2020). Electron dynamics in low pressure capacitively coupled radio frequency discharges. Journal of Applied Physics, 127(18), 181101. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0003114 Cite
Korolov, I., Leimkühler, M., Böke, M., Donkó, Z., Schulz-von der Gathen, V., Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Hartmann, P., Gans, T., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2020). Helium metastable species generation in atmospheric pressure RF plasma jets driven by tailored voltage waveforms in mixtures of He and N 2. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 53(18), 185201. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ab6d97 Cite
Larsen, A. W., Korsholm, S. B., Gonçalves, B., Gutierrez, H. E., Henriques, E., Infante, V., Jensen, T., Jessen, M., Klinkby, E. B., NonbØl, E., Luis, R., Vale, A., Lopes, A., Naulin, V., Nielsen, S. K., Salewski, M., Rasmussen, J., Taormina, A., MØllsØe, C., … Trieschmann, J. (2019). Mitigation of EC breakdown in the gyrotron transmission line of the ITER Collective Thomson Scattering diagnostic via a Split Biased Waveguide. Journal of Instrumentation, 14(11), C11009–C11009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/14/11/C11009 Cite
Korolov, I., Donkó, Z., Hübner, G., Bischoff, L., Hartmann, P., Gans, T., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2019). Control of electron dynamics, radical and metastable species generation in atmospheric pressure RF plasma jets by Voltage Waveform Tailoring. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 28(9), 094001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab38ea Cite
Krüger, F., Wilczek, S., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2019). Voltage waveform tailoring in radio frequency plasmas for surface charge neutralization inside etch trenches. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 28(7), 075017. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/ab2c72 Cite
Schmidt, F., Trieschmann, J., Gergs, T., & Mussenbrock, T. (2019). A generic method for equipping arbitrary rf discharge simulation frameworks with external lumped element circuits. Journal of Applied Physics, 125(17), 173106. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5091965 Cite
Schmidt, F., Schulze, J., Johnson, E., Booth, J.-P., Keil, D., French, D. M., Trieschmann, J., & Mussenbrock, T. (2019). Erratum: Multi frequency matching for voltage waveform tailoring (2018 Plasma Sources Sci. Technol . 27 095012). Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 28(1), 019601. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aaeb4b Cite
Gibson, A. R., Donkó, Z., Alelyani, L., Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Bredin, J., Doyle, S., Korolov, I., Niemi, K., Mussenbrock, T., Hartmann, P., Dedrick, J. P., Schulze, J., Gans, T., & O’Connell, D. (2019). Disrupting the spatio-temporal symmetry of the electron dynamics in atmospheric pressure plasmas by voltage waveform tailoring. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 28(1), 01LT01. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aaf535 Cite
Zahari, F., Schlichting, F., Strobel, J., Dirkmann, S., Cipo, J., Gauter, S., Trieschmann, J., Marquardt, R., Haberfehlner, G., Kothleitner, G., Kienle, L., Mussenbrock, T., Ziegler, M., Kersten, H., & Kohlstedt, H. (2019). Correlation between sputter deposition parameters and I-V characteristics in double-barrier memristive devices. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 37(6), 061203. https://doi.org/10.1116/1.5119984 Cite
Kirchheim, D., Wilski, S., Jaritz, M., Mitschker, F., Oberberg, M., Trieschmann, J., Banko, L., Brochhagen, M., Schreckenberg, R., Hopmann, C., Böke, M., Benedikt, J., de los Arcos, T., Grundmeier, G., Grochla, D., Ludwig, A., Mussenbrock, T., Brinkmann, R. P., Awakowicz, P., & Dahlmann, R. (2019). Improved homogeneity of plasma and coating properties using a lance matrix gas distribution in MW-PECVD. Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 16(2), 573–583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11998-018-0138-4 Cite
Wilczek, S., Trieschmann, J., Schulze, J., Donkó, Z., Brinkmann, R. P., & Mussenbrock, T. (2018). Disparity between current and voltage driven capacitively coupled radio frequency discharges. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 27(12), 125010. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aae5c1 Cite
Bischoff, L., Hübner, G., Korolov, I., Donkó, Z., Hartmann, P., Gans, T., Held, J., Schulz-von der Gathen, V., Liu, Y., Mussenbrock, T., & Schulze, J. (2018). Experimental and computational investigations of electron dynamics in micro atmospheric pressure radio-frequency plasma jets operated in He/N 2 mixtures. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 27(12), 125009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aaf35d Cite
Berger, B., You, K., Lee, H.-C., Mussenbrock, T., Awakowicz, P., & Schulze, J. (2018). Observation of the generation of multiple electron beams during a single sheath expansion phase in capacitive RF plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 27(12), 12LT02. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6595/aaefc7 Cite