Dr. David Batchelor

Dr. David Batchelor

Current Position
  • Since 2008 Staff Scientist at ANKA within the “Applied Spectroscopy” group at KIT. 
  • Responsible for Chemistry Lab (2.1.3) and a radiation protection officer. 
Field of research
  • Soft and Hard X-Ray spectroscopies to elucidate geometric structural and electronic state information utilising both photon and electron based methods. 
  • Fundamental research in Surface Science and its application to applied fields such as energy conversion in photo-voltaics, fuel cells and catalysis. 
  • Instrumentation development in the above areas and beamlines. 

Publications


  1. Opportunities and challenges of applying advanced X-ray spectroscopy to actinide and lanthanide N-donor ligand systems
    Prüßmann, T.; Nagel, P.; Simonelli, L.; Batchelor, D.; Gordon, R.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Trumm, M.; Vitova, T.
    2022. Journal of synchrotron radiation, 29 (1), 53–66. doi:10.1107/S1600577521012091
  2. X-SPEC: a 70 eV to 15 keV undulator beamline for X-ray and electron spectroscopies
    Weinhardt, L.; Steininger, R.; Kreikemeyer-Lorenzo, D.; Mangold, S.; Hauschild, D.; Batchelor, D.; Spangenberg, T.; Heske, C.
    2021. Journal of synchrotron radiation, 28 (Part2), 609–617. doi:10.1107/S1600577520016318
  3. Insight into the X‐ray absorption spectra of Cu‐porphyrazines from electronic structure theory
    Boydas, E. B.; Winter, B.; Batchelor, D.; Roemelt, M.
    2020. International journal of quantum chemistry, 121 (3), Art. Nr.: e26515. doi:10.1002/qua.26515
  4. Highly Oriented Hexacene Molecules Grown in Thin Films on Cu(110)–(2 × 1)O
    Grüninger, P.; Greulich, K.; Karstens, R.; Belser, A.; Ovsyannikov, R.; Giangrisostomi, E.; Bettinger, H. F.; Batchelor, D.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2019. The journal of physical chemistry <Washington, DC> / C, 123 (45), 27672–27680. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b08837
  5. Structural and electronic characterization of Cu/Au(111) near-surface alloys
    Grillo, F.; Megginson, R.; Batchelor, D.; Muntwiler, M.; Baddeley, C. J.
    2019. Japanese journal of applied physics, 58 (SI), Art. Nr.: SIIB09. doi:10.7567/1347-4065/ab1b5b
  6. On-surface condensation of low-dimensional benzotriazole–copper assemblies
    Grillo, F.; Batchelor, D.; Larrea, C. R.; Francis, S. M.; Lacovig, P.; Richardson, N. V.
    2019. Nanoscale, 11 (27), 13017–13031. doi:10.1039/C9NR04152D
  7. BTAH Hydrogen bonded polymer NEXAFS StoBe calculation
    Batchelor, D.
    2019. doi:10.5445/IR/1000096604
  8. X-ray photoelectron diffraction and spectroscopic investigation of near-surface alloying of Cu/Au(111)
    Batchelor, D.; Grillo, F.; Megginson, R.; Muntwiler, M.; Baddeley, C. J.
    2019. DPG-Frühjahrstagung der Sektion Kondensierte Materie (SKM), Fachverband Oberflächenphysik (2019), Regensburg, Germany, March 31–April 5, 2019
  9. Identification of green pigments from fragments of Roman mural paintings of three Roman sites from north of Germania Superior
    Debastiani, R.; Simon, R.; Goettlicher, J.; Heissler, S.; Steininger, R.; Batchelor, D.; Fiederle, M.; Baumbach, T.
    2016. Applied physics / A, 122 (10), 871. doi:10.1007/s00339-016-0400-5
  10. In vivo and in situ synchrotron radiation-based μ-XRF reveals elemental distributions during the early attachment phase of barnacle larvae and juvenile barnacles
    Senkbeil, T.; Mohamed, T.; Simon, R.; Batchelor, D.; Di Fino, A.; Aldred, N.; Clare, A. S.; Rosenhahn, A.
    2016. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 408 (5), 1487–1496. doi:10.1007/s00216-015-9253-6
  11. Synchrotron-based scanning macro-X-ray fluorescence applied to fragments of Roman mural paintings
    Debastiani, R.; Simon, R.; Batchelor, D.; Dellagustin, G.; Baumbach, T.; Fiederle, M.
    2016. Microchemical journal, 126, 438–445. doi:10.1016/j.microc.2015.12.014
  12. Insight into the orientation of LBG polymer films by XANES experiment and calculation
    Batchelor, D. R.; Aygül, U.; Dettinger, U.; Ivanovic, M.; Tournebize, A.; Mangold, S.; Forster, M.; Scherf, U.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2016. European polymer journal, 81 (Okt), 686–693. doi:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.04.005
  13. Electronic structure and self-organization properties of low band gap polymers: The effect of the introduction of additional thiophene moieties
    Ivanović, M.; Aygül, U.; Dettinger, U.; Tournebize, A.; Polek, M.; Batchelor, D. R.; Mangold, S.; Förster, M. D.; Scherf, U.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2016. Solar energy materials & solar cells, 157, 286–294. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2016.05.055
  14. Electronic structure of purified Mo₆S(₉ ₋ ₓ)Iₓnanowires studied by X-ray spectroscopy
    Zimina, A.; Vilfan, I.; Vrbanic, D.; Nicolosi, V.; Batchelor, D.; Steininger, R.; Mihailovic, D.
    2016. Journal of electron spectroscopy and related phenomena, 207, 29–33. doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2015.12.004
  15. Cu K XANES and EXAFS spectroscopy on Cu(I)-emitters
    Wallesch, M.; Volz, D.; Batchelor, D.; Vitova, T.; Steininger, R.; Göttlicher, J.; Bräse, S.; Heske, C.; Weinhardt, L.
    2015. 16th International Conference on X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS16), Karlsruhe, August 23-28, 2015 Book of Abstracts
  16. Molecular orientation in polymer/fullerene blend films and the influence of annealing
    Aygül, U.; Peisert, H.; Batchelor, D.; Dettinger, U.; Ivanovic, M.; Tournebize, A.; Mangold, S.; Förster, M.; Dumsch, I.; Kowalski, S.; Allard, S.; Scherf, U.; Chassé, T.
    2014. Solar energy materials & solar cells, 128, 119–125. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2014.05.017
  17. Design of a compact setup to measure beam energy by detection of Compton backscattered photons at ANKA
    Chang, C.; Batchelor, D.; Hertle, E.; Huttel, E.; Judin, V.; Müller, A. S.; Nasse, M. J.; Schuh, M.; Steinmann, J. L.
    2014. 5th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2014), Dresden, June 15- 20, 2014
  18. Design of a compact setup to measure beam energy by detection of Compton backscattered photons at ANKA
    Chang, C.; Batchelor, D.; Hertle, E.; Huttel, E.; Judin, V.; Müller, A. S.; Nasse, M. J.; Schuh, M.; Steinmann, J. L.
    2014. 5th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2014), Dresden, 15. -20. Juni 2014, 3494–3496, JACoW Publishing
  19. Comparative investigation of N donor ligand and lanthanide/actinide partitioning complexes from ligand point of view
    Prüßmann, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Rothe, J.; Lindqvist-Reis, P.; Banik, N. L.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Fellhauer, D.; Apostolidis, C.; Walter, O.; Batchelor, D. R.; Nagel, P.; Schuppler, S.; Vitova, T.
    2014. 7th Workshop on Speciation, Techniques, and Facilities for Radioactive Materials at Synchrotron Light Sources (AnXAS 2014), Böttstein, CH, May 20 - 22, 2014
  20. Comparative investigation of N donor ligand and lanthanide/actinide partitioning complexes from ligand point of view
    Prüßmann, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Rothe, J.; Lindqvist-Reis, P.; Banik, N. L.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Fellhauer, D.; Apostolidis, C.; Walter, O.; Batchelor, D. R.; Nagel, P.; Schuppler, S.; Vitova, T.
    2014. 50th Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Wien, A, September 14-18, 2014
  21. Labile or stable: Can homoleptic and heteroleptic pyrphos-copper complexes be processed from solution?
    Volz, D.; Wallesch, M.; Grage, S. L.; Göttlicher, J.; Steininger, R.; Batchelor, D.; Vitova, T.; Ulrich, A. S.; Heske, C.; Weinhardt, L.; Baumann, T.; Bräse, S.
    2014. Inorganic chemistry frontiers, 53, 7837–7847. doi:10.1021/ic500135m
  22. Comparative investigation of N donor ligand-lanthanide/actinide complexes from ligand point of view
    Prüßmann, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Rothe, J.; Lindqvist-Reis, P.; Banik, N. L.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Fellhauer, D.; Apostolidis, C.; Walter, O.; Batchelor, D. R.; Nagel, P.; Schuppler, S.; Vitova, T.
    2014. 50th Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Wien, A, September 14-18, 2014 Book of Abstracts p.P-167
  23. Relationship between the chemical structure of low band gap polymers and self-organization properties
    Ivanovic, M.; Aygül, U.; Dettinger, U.; Tournebize, A.; Batchelor, D.; Mangold, S.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2014. ANKA User Reports 2012/2013, 213–214, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  24. Influence of annealing on the molecular orientation of polymer/fullerene blends
    Aygül, U.; Dettinger, U.; Batchelor, D.; Mangold, S.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2014. ANKA User Reports 2012/2013, 199–200, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  25. Molecular orientation of donor/acceptor blends - Influence of PCBM on the orientation of polymers
    Aygül, U.; Latteyer, F.; Ivanovic, M.; Batchelor, D.; Mangold, S.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2014. ANKA User Reports 2012/2013, 96–97, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  26. New low band gap polymers: orientation and self-organization properties
    Aygül, U.; Dettinger, U.; Batchelor, D.; Mangold, S.; Peisert, H.; Chassé, T.
    2014. ANKA User Reports 2012/2013, 78–80, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  27. Structural investigation of N donor ligand-Ln/AN complexes from the metal and ligand point of view
    Prüssmann, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Rothe, J.; Lindqvist-Reis, P.; Banik, N. L.; Schimmelpfennig, B.; Fellhauer, D.; Apostolidis, C.; Walter, O.; Batchelor, D. R.; Nagel, P.; Schuppler, S.; Kvashinina, K.; Jorissen, K.; Kas, J. J.; Rehr, J. J.; Vitova, T.
    2013. GDCh Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2013, Darmstadt, September 1-4, 2013 Book of Abstracts
  28. Comparative investigation of N donor ligand-lanthanide complexes from the metal and ligand point of view
    Prüßmann, T.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Rothe, J.; Lindqvist-Reis, P.; Löble, M.; Breher, F.; Batchelor, D. R.; Apostolidis, C.; Walter, O.; Caliebe, W.; Kvashnina, K.; Jorissen, K.; Kas, J. J.; Rehr, J. J.; Vitova, T.
    2013. Journal of physics / Conference Series, 430, 012115/1–5. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012115
  29. X-ray absorption near edge structure spectroscopy to resolve the in vivo chemistry of the redox-Active Indazolium trans-[Tetrachlorobis(1H-indazole)ruthenate(III)] (KP1019)
    Hummer, A. A.; Heffeter, P.; Berger, W.; Filipits, M.; Batchelor, D.; Büchel, G. E.; Jakupec, M. A.; Keppler, B. K.; Rompel, A.
    2013. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 56, 1182–1196. doi:10.1021/jm301648f
  30. Experimental test of data analysis methods from staggered pair X-ray beam position monitors at bending magnet beamlines
    Buth, G.; Huttel, E.; Mangold, S.; Steininger, R.; Batchelor, D.; Doyle, S.; Simon, R.
    2013. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 425, 042004/1–5. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/425/4/042004
  31. A desktop X-ray monochromator for synchrotron radiation based on refraction in mosaic prism lenses
    Liu, T.; Simon, R.; Batchelor, D.; Nazmov, V.; Hagelstein, M.
    2012. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 19, 191–197. doi:10.1107/S0909049511052307
  32. The application of mosaic prism lenses
    Hagelstein, M.; Liu, T.; Simon, R.; Batchelor, D.; Nazmov, V.
    2012. Poster: 11th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2012), Lyon, F, July 9-13, 2012
  33. X-ray absorption spectroscopy investigations of partitioning lanthanide complexes from the metal and ligand point of view
    Prüßmann, T.; Batchelor, D.; Denecke, M. A.; Geist, A.; Löble, M.; Morin, H.; Rothe, J.; VItova, T.
    2011. 24.Tage der Seltenen Erden (Terrae Rarae 2011), Karlsruhe, 12.-14.Oktober 2011 Book of Abstracts
  34. Electron-hole correlation effects in core-level spectroscopy probed by the resonant inelastic soft x-ray scattering map of C₆₀
    Weinhardt, L.; Fuchs, O.; Batchelor, D.; Bär, M.; Blum, M.; Denlinger, J. D.; Yang, W.; Schöll, A.; Reinert, F.; Umbach, E.; Heske, C.
    2011. Journal of Chemical Physics, 135, 104705/1–5. doi:10.1063/1.3633953
  35. Orientation and interface properties of a promising low bang gap polymer for organic solar cells
    Aygül, U.; Batchelor, D.; Dettinger, U.; Peisert, H.; Chasse, T.
    2011. Frühjahrstagung DPG, Fachverband Dünne Schichten, Dresden, 13.-18.März 2011 Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, R.6, B.46(2011) DS 42.26
  36. Observation of two-hole satellite in the resonant x-ray photoemission spectra of Ba₁₋ₓKₓFe₂As₂ single crystals
    Koitzsch, A.; Kraus, R.; Kroll, T.; Knupfer, M.; Büchner, B.; Eschrig, H.; Batchelor, D. R.; Sun, G. L.; Sun, D. L.; Lin, C. T.
    2010. Physical Review B, 81, 174519/1–6. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.81.174519
  37. Refractive X-ray optics made from polymer microstructures
    Simon, M.; Nazmov, V.; Reznikova, E.; Last, A.; Mohr, J.; Jakobs, P. J.; Saile, V.; Bunk, O.; Kewish, C.; Batchelor, D.; Simon, R.
    2010. Thienpont, H. [Hrsg.] Photonics Europe : Micro Optics ; Proc.of the Conf., Bruxelles, B, April 12-16, 2010 Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE, 2010 Paper 77161B (Proceedings of SPIE ; 7716) Also publ.online
  38. Refractive X-ray optics made from polymer microstructures
    Simon, M.; Nazmov, V.; Reznikova, E.; Last, A.; Mohr, J.; Jakobs, P. J.; Saile, V.; Bunk, O.; Kewish, C.; Batchelor, D.; Simon, R.
    2010. Micro-Optics 2010: SPIE Photonics Europe, 12-16 April 2010. Ed.: H. Thienpont, Thienpont, H. [Hrsg.] Photonics Europe : Micro Optics ; Proc.of the Conf., Bruxelles, B, April 12-16, 2010 Bellingham, Wash. : SPIE, 2010 Paper 77161B (Proceedings of SPIE ; 7716) Also publ.online, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). doi:10.1117/12.858894
  39. Unusual energy shifts in resonant photoemission spectra of organic model molecules
    Peisert, H.; Biswas, I.; Zhang, L.; Schuster, B. E.; Casu, M. B.; Haug, A.; Batchelor, D.; Knupfer, M.; Chasse, T.
    2009. Journal of Chemical Physics, 130, 194705/1–7. doi:10.1063/1.3138785
  40. Absorption and photoemission spectroscopy of rare-earth oxypnictides
    Kroll, T.; Roth, F.; Koitzsch, A.; Kraus, R.; Batchelor, D. R.; Werner, J.; Behr, G.; Büchner, B.; Knupfer, M.
    2009. New Journal of Physics, 11, 025019/1–11. doi:10.1088/1367-2630/11/2/025019
Selected Publications
Title Author Source Date
U. Aygul, D. Batchelor, U. Dettinger, S. Yilmaz, S. Allard, U. Scherf, H. Peisert, T. Chasse Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 (2012) 4870-4874 2012
Y. Politi, D. R. Batchelor, P. Zaslansky, B. F. Chmelka, J. C. Weaver, I. Sagi, S. Weiner, L. Addadi Chemistry of Materials 22 (2010) 161-166 2010
M. L. M Rocco, M. Häming, D. R. Batchelor, R. Fink, A. Schöll, E. Umbach Journal of Chemical Physics 129 (2008) 074702 2008
A. Zimina, D. R. Batchelor, S. Eisebitt, D. Schmeisser, A. Shulakov, W. Eberhardt Surface and Interface Analysis 40 (2008) 958-960 2008
D. R. Batchelor, Th. Schmidt, R. Follath, C. Jung, R. Fink, M. Knupfer, A. Scholl, T. Noll, F. Siewert,  B. Buchner, E. Umbach Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A 575 (2007) 470-475 2007
D. Schmeisser, O. Bohme, A. Yfantis, T. Heller, D. R. Batchelor, I. Lundstrom, A. L. Spetz Physical Review Letters 83 (1999) 380-383 1993
D. R. Batchelor, M. Dalton, G. J. Tatlock Surface and Interface Analysis 24 (1996) 875-880 1996
S. V. Christensen, K. T.  Nielsen, J. Nerlov, D. R. Batchelor, D. L.  Adams Surface Science 339 (1995) L919-L924 1995
D. R. Batchelor, P. Tangyunyong, T. N. Rhodin, Y. T. Tan, K. J. Lushington Physica B 208 (1995) 289-290 1995
A. Schmalz, S. Aminpirooz, L. Becker, J. Haase, J. Neugebauer, M. Scheffler, D. R. Batchelor, D. L. Adams, E. Bogh Physical Review Letters 67 (1991) 2163-2166 1991
N. Panagiotides, D. R. Batchelor, D. A. King Chemical Physics Letters 177 (1991) 419-425 1991
D. R. Batchelor, D. A. King Chemical Physics Letters 186 (1991) 19-22 1991
D. R. Batchelor, P. Rez, D. J. Fathers, J. A. Venables Surface and Interface Analysis 13 (1988) 193–201 1988