Heiko Wolf  Heiko Wolf photo         

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Research Staff Member
Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  American Chemical Society


Capillary assembly as a tool for the heterogeneous integration of micro-and nanoscale objects
Ni, Songbo and Isa, Lucio and Wolf, Heiko
Soft Matter, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018

Programmable assembly of hybrid nanoclusters
Ni, Songbo and Wolf, Heiko and Isa, Lucio
Langmuir, ACS Publications, 2018


Hybrid Colloids Produced by Sequential Capillarity-assisted Particle Assembly: A New Path for Complex Microparticles
Ni, Songbo and Buttinoni, Ivo and Wolf, Heiko and Isa, Lucio
CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry 71(6), 349--353, Swiss Chemical Society, 2017

Enhanced second-harmonic generation from sequential capillarity-assisted particle assembly of hybrid nanodimers
Timpu, Flavia and Hendricks, Nicholas R and Petrov, Mihail and Ni, Songbo and Renaut, Claude and Wolf, Heiko and Isa, Lucio and Kivshar, Yuri and Grange, Rachel
Nano letters 17(9), 5381--5388, ACS Publications, 2017

Sub-10 Nanometer Feature Size in Silicon Using Thermal Scanning Probe Lithography
Ryu Cho, Yu Kyoung and Rawlings, Colin D and Wolf, Heiko and Spieser, Martin and Bisig, Samuel and Reidt, Steffen and Sousa, Marilyne and Khanal, Subarna R and Jacobs, Tevis DB and Knoll, Armin W
ACS nano, ACS Publications, 2017

Hybrid colloidal microswimmers through sequential capillary assembly
Ni, Songbo and Marini, Emanuele and Buttinoni, Ivo and Wolf, Heiko and Isa, Lucio
Soft matter 13(23), 4252--4259, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017

Explaining the Transition from Diffusion Limited to Reaction Limited Surface Assembly of Molecular Species through Spatial Variation
Carroll, Keith M and Knoll, Armin W and Wolf, Heiko and Duerig, Urs
Langmuir, ACS Publications, 2017

Testing the Equivalence between Spatial Averaging and Temporal Averaging in Highly Dilute Solutions
Carroll, Keith M and Rawlings, Colin and Zhang, Yadong and Knoll, Armin W and Marder, Seth R and Wolf, Heiko and Duerig, Urs
Langmuir 33(51), 14539--14547, ACS Publications, 2017


Understanding how Charged Nanoparticles Electrostatically Assemble and Distribute in 1-D
Keith M. Carroll, Heiko Wolf, Armin W Knoll, Jennifer E Curtis, Yadong Zhang, Seth R. Marder, Elisa Riedo, and Urs Duerig
Langmuir, 2016

Programmable colloidal molecules from sequential capillarity-assisted particle assembly
Songbo Ni, Jessica Leemann, Ivo Buttinoni, Lucio Isa, Heiko Wolf
Science Advances 2(4), American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016


Insights into mechanisms of capillary assembly
Songbo Ni, Jessica Leemann, Heiko Wolf, Lucio Isa
Faraday Discuss.181, 225--242, 2015

Sub-20 nm silicon patterning and metal lift-off using thermal scanning probe lithography
Heiko Wolf, Colin Rawlings, Philipp Mensch, James L. Hedrick, Daniel J. Coady, Urs Duerig, Armin W. Knoll
Journal of Vacuum Science \& Technology B, Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Materials, Processing, Measurement, and Phenomena 33(2), 02B102, 2015

Capillary assembly of cross-gradient particle arrays using a microfluidic chip
Songbo Ni, Mona J.K. Klein, Nicholas D. Spencer, Heiko Wolf
Microelectronic Engineering141, 12--16, 2015

Accurate Location and Manipulation of Nanoscaled Objects Buried under Spin-Coated Films
Colin Rawlings, Heiko Wolf, James L. Hedrick, Daniel J. Coady, Urs Duerig, Armin W. Knoll
ACS Nano 9(6), 6188--6195, 2015


Enhanced Electrical and Thermal Interconnects by the Self-Assembly of Nanoparticle Necks Utilizing Capillary Bridging
Thomas Brunschwiler, Gerd Schlottig, Songbo Ni, Yu Liu, Javier V Goicochea, Jonas Zuercher, Heiko Wolf
Journal of Electronic Packaging 136(4), 041012, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014

Cascaded Assembly of Complex Multiparticle Patterns
Songbo Ni, Mona J. K. Klein, Nicholas D. Spencer, Heiko Wolf
Langmuir 30(1), 90--95, 2014


Deterministic assembly of linear gold nanorod chains as a platform for nanoscale applications
Antje Rey, Guillaume Billardon, Emanuel Loertscher, Kasper Moth-Poulsen, Nicolai Stuhr-Hansen, Heiko Wolf, Thomas Bjornholm, Andreas Stemmer, Heike Riel
Nanoscale 5(18), 8680, 2013


Formulation of Percolating Thermal Underfills Using Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Microparticles and Nanoparticles by Centrifugal Forces and Capillary Bridging
Thomas Brunschwiler, Gerd Schlottig, Songbo Ni, Yu Liu, Javier V Goicochea, Jonas Zuercher, Heiko Wolf
Journal of microelectronics and electronic packaging 9(4), 149--159, 2012

Note: A microfluidic chip setup for capillarity-assisted particle assembly.
MJ Klein, C. Kuemin, T. Tamulevicius, M. Manning, H. Wolf
The Review of scientific instruments 83(8), 086109, 2012

Oriented Assembly of Gold Nanorods on the Single-Particle Level
C. Kuemin, L. Nowack, L. Bozano, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Advanced Functional Materials, Wiley Online Library, 2012

Enhanced centrifugal percolating thermal underfills based on neck formation by capillary bridging
Javier V Goicochea, Thomas Brunschwiler, Jonas Zuercher, Heiko Wolf, Keiji Matsumoto, Bruno Michel
Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm), 2012 13th IEEE Intersociety Conference on, pp. 1234--1241


High-grade optical polydimethylsiloxane for microfluidic applications
R. D. Lovchik, H. Wolf, and E. Delamarche
Biomedical Microdevices 13(6), 1027-1032, Springer, 2011

Directed Placement of Gold Nanorods Using a Removable Template for Guided Assembly
F. Holzner, C. Kuemin, P. Paul, J.L. Hedrick, H. Wolf, N.D. Spencer, U. Duerig, A.W. Knoll
Nano Letters 11(9), 3957-3962, ACS Publications, 2011

Precise Placement of Gold Nanorods by Capillary Assembly
C. Kuemin, R. Stutz, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Langmuir, ACS Publications, 2011


Templated Self-Assembly of Particles
T. Kraus and H. Wolf
Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan, Ed., pp. 187-210, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2010

Direct write 3-dimensional nanopatterning using probes
D. Pires, A. Knoll, U. Duerig, U. Drechsler, M. Despont, H. Wolf, J. Hedrick, and E. de Silva
Proc. SPIE 7637, Alternative Lithographic Technologies II, pp. 76371E 76371E 7, 2010

Precision Patterning with Luminescent Nanocrystal-Functionalized Beads
E. Fanizza, L. Malaquin, T. Kraus, H. Wolf, M. Striccoli, N. Micali, A. Taurino, A. Agostiano, M.L. Curri
Langmuir, ACS Publications, 2010

Selective Assembly of Sub-Micrometer Polymer Particles
C. Kuemin, K. Cathrein Huckstadt, E. Loertscher, A. Rey, A. Decker, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Advanced Materials 22(25), 2804-2808, 2010

Nanoscale three-dimensional patterning of molecular resists by scanning probes
D. Pires, J.L. Hedrick, A. De Silva, J. Frommer, B. Gotsmann, H. Wolf, M. Despont, U. Duerig, A.W. Knoll
Science 328(5979), 732-735, 2010


Matrix effects on the surface plasmon resonance of dry supported gold nanocrystals
C. Kuemin, T. Kraus, H. Wolf, N.D. Spencer
Optics letters 33(8), 806-808, Optical Society of America, 2008


An in situ study of the adsorption behavior of functionalized particles on self-assembled monolayers via different chemical interactions
X.Y. Ling, L. Malaquin, D.N. Reinhoudt, H. Wolf, J. Huskens
Langmuir 23(20), 9990-9999, ACS Publications, 2007

Controlled particle placement through convective and capillary assembly
L. Malaquin, T. Kraus, H. Schmid, E. Delamarche, H. Wolf
Langmuir 23(23), 11513-11521, ACS Publications, 2007

Nanoparticle printing with single-particle resolution
Tobias Kraus, Laurent Malaquin, Heinz Schmid, Walter Riess, Nicholas D Spencer, Heiko Wolf
Nature Nanotechnology 2(9), 570-576, Nature Publishing Group, 2007


High-speed microcontact printing
J.A. Helmuth, H. Schmid, R. Stutz, A. Stemmer, H. Wolf
Journal of the American Chemical Society 128(29), 9296-9297, ACS Publications, 2006


Diffusion of alkanethiols in PDMS and its implications on microcontact printing (μcp)
T.E. Balmer, H. Schmid, R. Stutz, E. Delamarche, B. Michel, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Langmuir 21(2), 622-632, ACS Publications, 2005

Printing chemical gradients
T. Kraus, R. Stutz, E. Tobias, H. Schmid, L. Malaquin, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Langmuir 21(17), 7796-7804, ACS Publications, 2005

Closing the Gap Between Self-Assembly and Microsystems Using Self-Assembly, Transfer, and Integration of Particles
T. Kraus, L. Malaquin, E. Delamarche, H. Schmid, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Advanced Materials 17(20), 2438-2442, Wiley Online Library, 2005


Thermal stability of SrRuO3 epitaxial layers under forming-gas anneal
D. Halley, C. Rossel, D. Widmer, H. Wolf, S. Gariglio
Materials Science and Engineering: B 109(1), 113-116, Elsevier, 2004

High-resolution patterning and transfer of thin PDMS films: fabrication of hybrid self-sealing 3D microfluidic systems
U. Kloter, H. Schmid, H. Wolf, B. Michel, D. Juncker
Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, 2004. 17th IEEE International Conference on.(MEMS), pp. 745--748


Fabrication of metal nanowires using microcontact printing
M. Geissler, H. Wolf, R. Stutz, E. Delamarche, U.W. Grummt, B. Michel, A. Bietsch
Langmuir 19(15), 6301-6311, ACS Publications, 2003

Electroless deposition of NiB on 15 inch glass substrates for the fabrication of transistor gates for liquid crystal displays
E. Delamarche, M. Geissler, J. Vichiconti, W.S. Graham, P.A. Andry, J.C. Flake, P.M. Fryer, R.W. Nunes, B. Michel, E.J. O'Sullivan, others
Langmuir 19(14), 5923-5935, ACS Publications, 2003

Microcontact printing using poly (dimethylsiloxane) stamps hydrophilized by poly (ethylene oxide) silanes
E. Delamarche, C. Donzel, F.S. Kamounah, H. Wolf, M. Geissler, R. Stutz, P. Schmidt-Winkel, B. Michel, H.J. Mathieu, K. Schaumburg
Langmuir 19(21), 8749-8758, ACS Publications, 2003


Autonomous microfluidic capillary system
D. Juncker, H. Schmid, U. Drechsler, H. Wolf, M. Wolf, B. Michel, N. de Rooij, E. Delamarche
Analytical chemistry 74(24), 6139-6144, ACS Publications, 2002

Positive microcontact printing
E. Delamarche, M. Geissler, H. Wolf, B. Michel
Journal of the American Chemical Society 124(15), 3834-3835, ACS Publications, 2002

Printing meets lithography: soft approaches to high-resolution patterning
B. Michel, A. Bernard, A. Bietsch, E. Delamarche, M. Geissler, D. Juncker, H. Kind, J.P. Renault, H. Rothuizen, H. Schmid, others
CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry 56(10), 527-542, Swiss Chemical Society, 2002


Printing meets lithography: soft approaches to high-resolution patterning
B. Michel, A. Bernard, A. Bietsch, E. Delamarche, M. Geissler, D. Juncker, H. Kind, J. P. Renault, H. Rothuizen, H. Schmid
IBM Journal of Research and Development 45(5), 697-719, 2001

Hydrophilic poly (dimethylsiloxane) stamps for microcontact printing
C. Donzel, M. Geissler, A. Bernard, H. Wolf, B. Michel, J. Hilborn, E. Delamarche
Advanced Materials 13(15), 1164-1167, Wiley Online Library, 2001


Two-dimensional structure of disulfides and thiols on gold (111)
G. Nelles, H. Schönherr, M. Jaschke, H. Wolf, M. Schaub, J. Küther, W. Tremel, E. Bamberg, H. Ringsdorf, and H. J. Butt
Langmuir 14(4), 808-815, 1998

Photoswitching of Azobenzene Derivatives Formed on Planar and Colloidal Gold Surfaces
S. D. Evans, S. R. Johnson, H. Ringsdorf, L. M. Williams, and H. Wolf
Langmuir 14(22), 6436-6440, 1998


Structure of alkyl and perfluoroalkyl disulfide and azobenzenethiol monolayers on gold (111) revealed by atomic force microscopy
M. Jaschke, H. Schönherr, H. Wolf, H. J. Butt, E. Bamberg, M. K. Besocke, and H. Ringsdorf
J. Phys. Chem. 100(6), 2290-2301, 1996

Immobilization of antibodies on a photoactive self-assembled monolayer on gold
E. Delamarche, G. Sundarababu, H. Biebuyck, B. Michel, C. Gerber, H. Sigrist, H. Wolf, H. Ringsdorf, N. Xanthopoulos, HJ Mathieu
Langmuir 12(8), 1997-2006, ACS Publications, 1996

Self-Assembled Monolayers of Discotic Liquid Crystalline Thioethers, Discoid Disulfides, and Thiols on Gold: Molecular Engineering of Ordered Surfaces
H. Schönherr, FJB Kremer, S. Kumar, JA Rego, H. Wolf, H. Ringsdorf, M. Jaschke, H.J. Butt, E. Bamberg
Journal of the American Chemical Society 118(51), 13051-13057, ACS Publications, 1996


Recognition of individual tail groups in self-assembled monolayers
T. Takami, E. Delamarche, B. Michel, C. Gerber, H. Wolf, H. Ringsdorf
Langmuir 11(10), 3876-3881, ACS Publications, 1995

End-group-dominated molecular order in self-assembled monolayers
H. Wolf, H. Ringsdorf, E. Delamarche, T. Takami, H. Kang, B. Michel, C. Gerber, M. Jaschke, H.J. Butt, E. Bamberg
The Journal of Physical Chemistry 99(18), 7102-7107, ACS Publications, 1995


Self-assembled monolayers containing polydiacetylenes
D. N. Batchelder, S. D. Evans, T. L. Freeman, L. Haeussling, H. Ringsdorf, and H. Wolf
Journal of the American Chemical Society 116(3), 1050-1053, 1994

Real-space observation of nanoscale molecular domains in self-assembled monolayers
E. Delamarche, B. Michel, C. Gerber, D. Anselmetti, H. J. Güntherodt, H. Wolf, and H. Ringsdorf
Langmuir 10(9), 2869-2871, 1994

Self-assembled disulfide-functionalized amphiphilic copolymers on gold
C. Erdelen, L. Haeussling, R. Naumann, H. Ringsdorf, H. Wolf, J. Yang, M. Liley, J. Spinke, and W. Knoll
Langmuir 10(4), 1246-1250, 1994

Structure of Hydrophilic Self-Assembled Monolayers: A Combined Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Computer Simulation Study
M. Sprik, E. Delamarche, B. Michel, U. Roethlisberger, M. L. Klein, H. Wolf, and H. Ringsdorf
Langmuir 10(11), 4116--4130, ACS Publications, 1994

Domain and molecular superlattice structure of dodecanethiol self-assembled on Au (111)
D. Anselmetti, A. Baratoff, H.J. Güntherodt, E. Delamarche, B. Michel, C. Gerber, H. Kang, H. Wolf, H. Ringsdorf
EPL (Europhysics Letters) 27(5), 365, IOP Publishing, 1994


Deformation-free topography from combined scanning force and tunnelling experiments
D. Anselmetti, C. Gerber, B. Michel, H. Wolf, HJ Güntherodt, H. Rohrer
EPL (Europhysics Letters)23, 421, IOP Publishing, 1993

Scanning surface harmonic microscopy of self-assembled monolayers on gold
W. Mizutani, B. Michel, R. Schierle, H. Wolf, H. Rohrer
Applied physics letters 63(2), 147-149, AIP, 1993


J. Spinke, J. Yang, H. Wolf, M. Liley, H. Ringsdorf, and W. Knoll
Polymer-supported bilayer on a solid substrate
Biophysical journal 63(6), 1667, 1992


PH-Responsive release of fluorophore from homocysteine-carrying polymerized liposomes
H. Kitano, H. Wolf, and N. Ise
Macromolecules, 23(7), 1958-1961, 1990