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. Self-organization properties of low band gap polymers: Influence of the side chain structure
    Bölke, S.; Batchelor, D. R.; Früh, A.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Keller, T.; Trilling, F.; Forster, M.; Scherf, U.; Chassé, T.; Peisert, H.
    2023. SOLEIL Highlights 2022, 90–91, Synchrotron Soleil
  2. Influence of the Side Chain Structure on the Electronic Structure and Self-Organization Properties of Low Band Gap Polymers
    Bölke, S.; Batchelor, D.; Früh, A.; Lassalle-Kaiser, B.; Keller, T.; Trilling, F.; Forster, M.; Scherf, U.; Chassé, T.; Peisert, H.
    2022. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 5 (12), 15290–15301. doi:10.1021/acsaem.2c02919
  3. Measurement and calculation of scattered Synchrotron Radiation processes at the KARA visible light beamline
    Batchelor, D. R.; Blomley, E.; Huttel, E.; Hagelstein, M.; Mochihashi, A.; Schuh, M.; Simon, R.
    2022. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2380 (1), Art.-Nr.: 012087. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2380/1/012087
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. BTAH Hydrogen bonded polymer NEXAFS StoBe calculation
    Batchelor, D.
    2019. doi:10.5445/IR/1000096604
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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)
  27. 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)
  28. 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)
  29. 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)
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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