Dr. Ferdinand Hof


Former Ph.D. Student

until 2015


Zentralinstitut für Neue Materialien und Prozesstechnik Zentralinstitut für Neue Materialien und Prozesstechnik


Phone: +49 (0) 911 950 918 25
Fax: +49 (0) 911 950 918 15


Diploma Thesis

Covalent Sidewall Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes

Research area

Covalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes


12)J. Laudenbach, D. Schmid, F. Herziger, F. Hennrich, M. Kappes, M. Muoth, M. Haluska, F. Hof, C. Backes, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, J. Maultzsch Diameter dependence of the defect-induced Raman modes in functionalized carbon nanotubesCarbon 2017, 1-7
11)J. Gebhardt, S. Bosch, F. Hof, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, A. Görling Selective reduction of SWCNTs – concepts and insights‎J. Mater. Chem. C 2017, 16, 3937-3947
10)J. Gebhardt, S. Bosch, F. Hof, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch, A. Görling
Selective reduction of SWCNTs – concepts and insights
J. Mater. Chem. C 2016,
9)K. C. Knirsch, F. Hof, V. Lloret, U. Mundloch, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch
Topology-Driven Reductive Silylation of Synthetic Carbon Allotropes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 15642-15647
8)F. Hof, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch Brominated single walled carbon nanotubes as versatile precursors for covalent sidewall functionalizationChemical Communications 2014, 50, 6582-6584
7)F. Hof, R. A. Schäfer, C. Weiss, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch Novel λ3-Iodane-Based Functionalization of Synthetic Carbon Allotropes (SCA)-Common Concepts and Quantification of the Degree of AdditionChemistry - A European Journal 2014, 20, 16644-16651
6)S. Eigler, F. Hof, M. Enzelberger-Heim, S. Grimm, P. Müller, A. Hirsch Statistical raman microscopy and atomic force microscopy on heterogeneous graphene obtained after reduction of graphene oxideJournal of Physical Chemistry C 2014, 118, 7698-7704
5)S. Eigler, S. Grimm, F. Hof, A. Hirsch Graphene oxide: a stable carbon framework for functionalizationJournal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1, 11559-11562
4)F. Hof, S. Bosch, S. Eigler, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch New Basic Insight into Reductive Functionalization Sequences of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs)Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 18385-18395
3)S. Eigler, C. Dotzer, F. Hof, W. Bauer, A. Hirsch Sulfur Species in Graphene OxideChemistry-A European Journal 2013, 19, 9490-9496
2)F. Hof, S. Bosch, J. M. Englert, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch Statistical Raman Spectroscopy: An Method for the Characterization of Covalently Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon NanotubesAngewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 51, 11727
1)B. Gebhardt, F. Hof, C. Backes, M. Müller, T. Plocke, J. Maultzsch, C. Thomsen, F. Hauke, A. Hirsch Selective polycarboxylation of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes by reductive sidewall functionalizationJournal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 19459-19473