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David Batchelor

Dr. David Batchelor

Beamline Scientist
Soft and Hard X-ray Spectroscopy; Head of ANKA's Chemistry Lab
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Dr. David Batchelor

Research interests

  • 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. 


Professional  activity

  • 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.  
Selected Publications
Title Author Source Date
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
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, P. Rez, D. J. Fathers, J. A. Venables Surface and Interface Analysis 13 (1988) 193–201 1988
D. R. Batchelor, P. Tangyunyong, T. N. Rhodin, Y. T. Tan, K. J. Lushington Physica B 208 (1995) 289-290 1995
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, D. A. King Chemical Physics Letters 186 (1991) 19-22 1991
D. R. Batchelor, M. Dalton, G. J. Tatlock Surface and Interface Analysis 24 (1996) 875-880 1996
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
M. L. M Rocco, M. Häming, D. R. Batchelor, R. Fink, A. Schöll, E. Umbach Journal of Chemical Physics 129 (2008) 074702 2008
N. Panagiotides, D. R. Batchelor, D. A. King Chemical Physics Letters 177 (1991) 419-425 1991
S. V. Christensen, K. T.  Nielsen, J. Nerlov, D. R. Batchelor, D. L.  Adams Surface Science 339 (1995) L919-L924 1995
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