Dr. Christian E. Halbig

Dr. Christian E. Halbig

Freie Universität Berlin (FU-Berlin)
Institut für Chemie und Biochemie (SupraFAB)
Altensteinstraße 23A
D-14195 Berlin, Germany
Office: 205

Mail: christian.halbig@fu-berlin.de
Phone: +49 (0) 30 838 63201

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PhD Thesis
“Fundamental Aspects on the Formation, Structure and Functionalisation of oxo-functionalized Graphene and thereout derived Graphene.

Bachelor Thesis
“Synthese und Charakterisierung von Uran-IV-Komplexen mit Chalcogenid-Liganden.”

Research Topic
Graphene Oxide, Graphene, Functionalization, Post-Processing, Application.

Tiburtius-Award 2019: 3rd price for outstanding dissertation in Berlin.

Curriculum Vitae

since 11/2021

PostDoc with focus on applied nanomaterials at Freie Universität Berlin

04/2019 – 11/2021

PostDoc at National University of Singapore in the Lab of Prof. Dr. Slaven Garaj.

02/2017 – 12/2018

PhD-student in organic chemistry at Freie Universität Berlin

09/2014 – 02/2017

PhD-student in organic chemistry at Joint Institute of Advanced Materials and Processes (ZMP) at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

04/2013 – 08/2014

Study of third subject at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg “Erweiterungsfach: Geographie

10/2008 – 03/2013

Begin of studies at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg “Lehramt Gymnasium Biologie und Chemie


23) L. Merkel, A. Setaro, C. E. Halbig, S. Shimizu, T. Yoshii, H. Nishihara, T. Hilal, G. Algra-Siller, C. Koch, S. Eigler,
Structural Model of Oxidatively Unzipped Narrow Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon 2024 (accepted)

22) F. Grote, B. I. Weintrub, M. Kreßler, Q. Cao, C. E. Halbig, P. Kusch, K. Bolotin, S. Eigler*
Evidence for Trans-Oligoene Chain Formation in Graphene Induced by Iodine
Small, 2024

21) C. E. Halbig*, B. Mukherjee, S. Eigler, S. Garaj
Origin of oxygen in graphene oxide revealed by 17O and 18O isotopic labelling
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 11, 7431–7438

20) R. Malhotra, C. E. Halbig, Y. F. Sim, C. T. Lim, D. T. Leong, A. H. Castro Neto, S. Garaj, V. Rosa
Cytotoxicity survey of commercial graphene materials from worldwide
npj 2D Materials and Applications 2022, 6, 1 65

19) Meng Li, Wei‐Wei Zuo, Qiong Wang, Kai‐Li Wang, Ming‐Peng Zhuo, Hans Köbler, Christian E. Halbig, Siegfried Eigler, Ying‐Guo Yang, Xing‐Yu Gao, Zhao‐Kui Wang, Yongfang Li, Antonio Abate
Ultrathin Nanosheets of Oxo‐functionalized Graphene Inhibit the Ion Migration in Perovskite Solar Cells
Adv. Energy Mater. 2019, 1902653

18) P. Feicht, J. Biskupek, T. E. Gorelik, J. Renner, C. E. Halbig, M. Mranska, F. Puchtler, U. Kaiser, S. Eigler
Brodie or Hummers – Oxidation conditions determine the structure of graphene oxide.
Chem. Eur. J., 2019

17) C. E. Halbig, R. Lasch, J. Krüll, A. Pirzer, Z. P. Wang, J. N. Kirchhof, K. I. Bolotin, M. R. Heinrich, S. Eigler
Selective functionalization of graphene at defect activated sites by arylazocarboxylic tert-butylesters.
Angew. Chem. 2019, 58, 3559-5603

16) 16. K. W. Silverstein, C. E. Halbig, J. S. Mehta, A Sharma, S. Eigler, J. M. Mativetsky
Voltage-Reduced Low-Defect Graphene Oxide: A High Conductivity, Near-Zero Temperature Coefficient of Resistance Material.
Nanoscale 2019, 11, 3112-3116

15) Han, Y. Sun, S. Li, C. Cheng, C. E. Halbig, P. Feicht, P. Strasser, S. Eigler
In-plane Carbon Lattice-defect Regulating Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction to Hydrogen Peroxide Production over Nitrogen-doped Graphene.
ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 1283-1288

14) C. E. Halbig, O. Martin, F. Hauke, S. Eigler, A. Hirsch
Oxo-Functionalized Graphene – A Versatile for Alkylated Graphene Sheets by Reductive Functionalization.
Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 13348-13354

13) S. Seiler, C. E. Halbig, F. Grote, P. Rietsch, F. Börrnert, U. Kaiser, B. Meyer,* and S. Eigler*
Effect of friction on oxidative graphite intercalation and high-quality graphene formation.
Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, 836

12) T. J. Nacken, C. E. Halbig, S. Wawra, C. Damm, S. Romeis, J. Walter, M. J. Tehrani, Y. Ishii, S. Eigler, W. Peukert
Structural factors controlling size reduction of graphene oxide in liquid processing.
Carbon, 2017, 125, 360-369.

11) P. Feicht, R. Siegel, H. Thurm, J. W. Neubauer, M. Seuss, T. Szabo, A. V. Talyzin, C. E. Halbig, S. Eigler, D. A. Kunz, A. Fery, G. Papastavrou, J. Senker, J. Breu
Systematic evaluation of different types of graphene oxide in respect to variations in their in-plane modulus.
Carbon, 2017, 114, 700-705.

10) B. Butz, C. Dolle, C. E. Halbig, E. Spiecker, S. Eigler
Highly Intact and Pure Oxo-Functionalized Graphene: Synthesis and Electron-Beam-Induced Reduction.
Nahezu vollständig intaktes und sauberes oxo-functionalisiertes Graphen – Synthese und elektronenstrahlinduzierte Reduktion.
Angew. Chem., 2016, 128 (51), 16003-16006
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55 (51), 15771-15774

9) H. Pieper, C. E. Halbig, L. Kovbasyuk, S. Eigler, A. Mokhir
Oxo-functionalized graphene as cell membrane carrier of nucleic acid probes controlled by aging.
Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22 (43), 15389-15395

8) A. Naumov, F. Grote, M. Overgaard, A. Roth, C. E. Halbig, K. Nørgaard, D. M. Guldi, S. Eigler.
Graphene Oxide: A One- versus Two-Component Material
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (36), 11445–11448

7) S. M. Belade-Mousavi, S. Sadaf, L. Walder, M. Gallei, C. Rüttiger, S. Eigler, C. E. Halbig
Poly(vinylferrocene) – Reduced Graphene Oxide as a High Power / High Capacity Cathodic Battery Material.
Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 6, 1600108

6) C. E. Halbig, T. J. Nacken, J. Walter, C. Damm, S. Eigler, W. Peukert
Quantitative investigation of the fragmentation process and defect density evolution of oxo-functionalized graphene due to ultrasonication and milling.
Carbon, 2016, 96, 897-903

5) S. Schindler, F. Vollnhals, C. E. Halbig, H. Marbach, H.-P. Steinrück, C. Papp, S. Eigler
Focused Electron Beam based Direct-Write Fabrication of Graphene and Amorphous Carbon from Oxo-Functionalized Graphene on Silicon Dioxide.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 2683-2686

4) H. Chen, Y. Hou, C. E. Halbig, S. Chen, H. Zhang, N. Li, F. Guo, X. Tang, N. Gasparini, I. Levchuk, S. Kahmann, C. O. R. Quiroz, A. Osvet, S. Eigler, C. J. Brabec
Extending the environmental lifetime of unpackaged perovskite solar cells through interfacial design.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 11604-11610

3) R. Flynt, W. Knolle, A. Kahnt, C. E. Halbig, S. Eigler, A. Lotnyk, T. Häuptl, A. Prager, B. Abel
High quality reduced graphene oxide flakes by fast kinetically controlled and clean indirect UV-induced radical reduction.
Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 7572-7579

2) H. Pieper, S. Chercheja, S. Eigler, C. E. Halbig, M. R. Filipovic, A. Mokhir
Endoperoxides revealed as origin of toxicity of graphene oxide
Toxizität von Graphenoxid: Endoperoxide als Ursache.
Angew. Chem., 2016, 128, 413-416
Angew. Chem. Int. E., 2016, 55, 405-407

1) C. E. Halbig, P. Rietsch, S. Eigler
Towards the Synthesis of Graphene Azide from Graphene Oxide.
Molecules, 2015, 20, 21050-21057