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Marie Betker

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Photographer Jon Lindhe, KTH

PhD project

Investigation of processes for fabricating functional multicomponent stacks based on nanopaper and spray coating

Main supervisor: Daniel Söderberg

Co-supervisor: Stephan V. Roth

Planned defense (year): 2024

Research Interests

Fabrication of functional, cellulose-based multicomponent thin films and self-supporting foils for flexible electronics like solar cells and OLEDs.

Surface-sensitive analysis of nanostructured materials using X-ray scattering.

Analytical techniques

X-ray scattering (SAXS, WAXS, GISAXS, GIWAXS), Electric conductivity/Sheet resistance measurements, AFM, UV-Vis, Tensile testing, Optical microscopy, SEM, FTIR.

Fabrication techniques

Spray coating, Spin coating.


Since 2021 enrolled PhD student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Group: Fibre Processes

Since 2020 employed PhD student at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg

Group: FS-Sustainable Materials

2020 Master of Science in Nanoscience

Thesis: Stretching of Silver Nanowire Polymer Composites

2018 Bachelor of Science in Nanoscience

Thesis: Stabilization of a Laser System on the Hyperfine Structure of Krypton-83


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Recent publications

I. Ribca et al., "Impact of lignin source on the performance of thermoset resins," European Polymer Journal, vol. 194, pp. 112141-112141, 2023.
M. Betker et al., "Sprayed Hybrid Cellulose Nanofibril-Silver Nanowire Transparent Electrodes for Organic Electronic Applications," ACS Applied Nano Materials, vol. 6, no. 14, pp. 13677-13688, 2023.
Q. Chen et al., "Cellulose-Reinforced Programmable and Stretch-Healable Actuators for Smart Packaging," Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 32, no. 49, pp. 2208074, 2022.
Full list in the KTH publications portal

Marie's profile and publications at Researchgate

Belongs to: Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology
Last changed: Nov 03, 2023