Landmark publications:

Steele, J.A., Jin, H., Dovgaliuk, I., Berger, R.F., Braeckevelt, T., Yuan, H., Martin, C., Solano, E., Lejaeghere, K., Rogge, S.M J., Notebaert, C., Vandezande, W., Janssen, K.P F., Goderis, B., Debroye, E., Wang, Y-K., Dong, Y., Ma, D., Saidaminov, M., Tan, H., Lu, Z., Dyadkin, V., Chernyshov, D., Van Speybroeck, V., Sargent, E.H., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2019). Thermal unequilibrium of strained black CsPbI3 thin films. SCIENCE, 365 (6454), 679-684. doi: 10.1126/science.aax3878

Grandjean, D., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Ngo, T.C., Fron, E., Baekelant, W., Aghakhani, S., Schlexer, P., D'Acapito, F., Banerjee, D., Roeffaers, M.B J., Minh, T.N., Hofkens, J., Lievens, P. (2018). Origin of the bright photoluminescence of few-atom silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites. SCIENCE, 361 (6403), 686-689. doi: 10.1126/science.aaq1308

Neely, R.K., Dedecker, P., Hotta, J-I., Urbanaviciute, G., Klimasauskas, S., Hofkens, J. (2010). DNA fluorocode: A single molecule, optical map of DNA with nanometre resolution. Chemical science, 1 (4), 453-460.

Full list of publications:


Ghosh, S., Rana, D., Pradhan, B., Donfack, P., Hofkens, J., Materny, A. (2021). Vibrational study of lead bromide perovskite materials with variable cations based on Raman spectroscopy and density functional theory. JOURNAL OF RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY.

doi: 10.1002/jrs.6141

Laskaratou, D., Fernández, G.S., Coucke, Q., Fron, E., Rocha, S., Hofkens, J., Hendrix, J., Mizuno, H. (2021). Quantification of FRET-induced angular displacement by monitoring sensitized acceptor anisotropy using a dim fluorescent donor. Nat Commun, 12 (1).

doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22816-7

Elkhouly, K., Goldberg, I., Boyen, H-G., Franquet, A., Spampinato, V., Ke, T-H., Gehlhaar, R., Genoe, J., Hofkens, J., Heremans, P., Qiu, W. (2021). Operationally Stable Perovskite Light Emitting Diodes with High Radiance. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, Art.No. ARTN 2100586. doi: 10.1002/adom.202100586

Cheng, R., Steele, J.A., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Debroye, E. (2021). Dual-Channel Charge Carrier Transfer in CsPbX3 Perovskite/W18O49 Composites for Selective Photocatalytic Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation. ACS APPLIED ENERGY MATERIALS, 4 (4), 3460-3468. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.0c03215

Jin, H., Steele, J.A., Cheng, R., Parveen, N., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Debroye, E. (2021). Experimental Evidence of Chloride-Induced Trap Passivation in Lead Halide Perovskites through Single Particle Blinking Studies. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, Art.No. ARTN 2002240. doi: 10.1002/adom.202002240

Ghosh, S., Pradhan, B., Zhang, Y., Rana, D., Naumenko, D., Amenitsch, H., Hofkens, J., Materny, A. (2021). Investigation of Many-Body Exciton Recombination and Optical Anisotropy in Two-Dimensional Perovskites Having Different Layers with Alternating Cations in the Interlayer Space. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 125 (14), 7799-7807. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c01318

Clinckemalie, L., Valli, D., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Pradhan, B., Debroye, E. (2021). Challenges and Opportunities for CsPbBr3 Perovskites in Low- and High-Energy Radiation Detection. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 6 (4), 1290-1314. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00007


Chu, K., De Ras, M., Rao, D., Martens, J.A., Hofkens, J., Lai, F., Liu, T. (2021). Tailoring the d-Band Center of Double-Perovskite LaCoxNi1-xO3 Nanorods for High Activity in Artificial N-2 Fixation. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 13 (11), 13347-13353. doi: 10.1021/acsami.1c01510

Steele, J.A., Solano, E., Jin, H., Prakasam, V., Braeckevelt, T., Yuan, H., Lin, Z., de Kloe, R., Wang, Q., Rogge, S.M J., Van Speybroeck, V., Chernyshov, D., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2021). Texture Formation in Polycrystalline Thin Films of All-Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskite. ADVANCED MATERIALS, Art.No. ARTN 2007224. doi: 10.1002/adma.202007224

Zhang, H., Debroye, E., Steele, J.A., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Wang, H., Bonn, M. (2021). Highly Mobile Large Polarons in Black Phase CsPbI3. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 6 (2), 568-573. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02482

Ghosh, S., Pradhan, B., Zhang, Y., Hofkens, J., Karki, K.J., Materny, A. (2021). Nature of the different emissive states and strong exciton-phonon couplings in quasi-two-dimensional perovskites derived from phase-modulated two-photon micro-photoluminescence spectroscopy. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 23 (6), 3983-3992. doi: 10.1039/d0cp05538g

Daukiya, L., Teyssandier, J., Eyley, S., El Kazzi, S., Rodríguez González, M.C., Pradhan, B., Thielemans, W., Hofkens, J., De Feyter, S. (2021). Covalent functionalization of molybdenum disulfide by chemically activated diazonium salts. Nanoscale.

doi: 10.1039/d0nr07310e

Gerhard, M., Louis, B., Frantsuzov, P.A., Li, J., Kiligaridis, A., Hofkens, J., Scheblykin, I.G. (2021). Heterogeneities and Emissive Defects in MAPbI(3) Perovskite Revealed by Spectrally Resolved Luminescence Blinking. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, Art.No. ARTN 2001380. doi: 10.1002/adom.202001380


Huang, H., Zhao, J., Du, Y., Zhou, C., Zhang, M., Wang, Z., Weng, Y., Long, J., Hofkens, J., Steele, J.A., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2020). Direct Z-Scheme Heterojunction of Semicoherent FAPbBr(3)/Bi2WO6 Interface for Photoredox Reaction with Large Driving Force. ACS NANO, 14 (12), 16689-16697. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03146

Lu, J-S., Kudo, T., Louis, B., Bresoli-Obach, R., Scheblykin, I.G., Hofkens, J., Masuhara, H. (2020). Optical Force-Induced Dynamics of Assembling, Rearrangement, and Three-Dimensional Pistol-like Ejection of Microparticles at the Solution Surface. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 124 (49), 27107-27117. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c07735

Gutierrez, M., Martin, C., Souza, B.E., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Tan, J-C. (2020). Highly luminescent silver-based MOFs: Scalable eco-friendly synthesis paving the way for photonics sensors and electroluminescent devices. APPLIED MATERIALS TODAY, 21, Art.No. ARTN 100817. doi: 10.1016/j.apmt.2020.100817

Indra, A., Beltran-Suito, R., Mueller, M., Sivasankaran, R.P., Schwarze, M., Acharjya, A., Pradhan, B., Hofkens, J., Brueckner, A., Thomas, A., Menezes, P.W., Driess, M. (2020). Promoting Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity of Graphitic Carbon Nitride with Hole-Transfer Agents. CHEMSUSCHEM, 14 (1), 306-312. doi: 10.1002/cssc.202002500

Thirukkumaran, O.M., Kluba, M., Hofkens, J., Mizuno, H. with Thirukkumaran, O.M. Kluba, M. Mizuno, H. (2020). Autophosphorylation of EGFR at Y954 Facilitated Homodimerization and Enhanced Downstream Signals. Biophysical Journal, 119, 2127-2137.

doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2020.10.008

Cheng, R., Debroye, E., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2020). Efficient Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction with MIL-100(Fe)-CsPbBr3 Composites. CATALYSTS, 10 (11), Art.No. ARTN 1352. doi: 10.3390/catal10111352

Cheng, R., Jin, H., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Debroye, E. (2020). Incorporation of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites into g-C3N4 for Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction. ACS OMEGA, 5 (38), 24495-24503. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c02960

Rocha, S., Hendrix, J., Borrenberghs, D., Debyser, Z., Hofkens, J. (2020). Imaging the Replication of Single Viruses: Lessons Learned from HIV and Future Challenges To Overcome. ACS Nano, 14 (9), 10775-10783. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c06369

Zhang, G., Rocha, S., Lu, G., Yuan, H., Uji-i, H., Floudas, G.A., Muellen, K., Xiao, L., Hofkens, J., Debroye, E. (2020). Spatially and Temporally Resolved Heterogeneities in a Miscible Polymer Blend. ACS OMEGA, 5 (37), 23931-23939. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c03173

Keshavarz, M., Debroye, E., Ottesen, M., Martin, C., Zhang, H., Fron, E., Kuechler, R., Steele, J.A., Bremholm, M., Van de Vondel, J., Wang, H., Bonn, M., Roeffaers, M.B J., Wiedmann, S., Hofkens, J. (2020). Tuning the Structural and Optoelectronic Properties of Cs(2)AgBiBr(6)Double-Perovskite Single Crystals through Alkali-Metal Substitution. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 32 (40), Art.No. ARTN 2001878. doi: 10.1002/adma.202001878 

Willems, K., Ruic, D., Lucas, F.L R., Barman, U., Verellen, N., Hofkens, J., Maglia, G., Van Dorpe, P. (2020). Accurate modeling of a biological nanopore with an extended continuum framework. NANOSCALE, 12 (32), 16775-16795. doi: 10.1039/d0nr03114c

Taemaitree, F., Fortuni, B., Koseki, Y., Fron, E., Rocha, S., Hofkens, J., Uji-I, H., Inose, T., Kasai, H. (2020). FRET-based intracellular investigation of nanoprodrugs toward highly efficient anticancer drug delivery. NANOSCALE, 12 (32), 16710-16715.

doi: 10.1039/d0nr04910g

Aibara, I., Huang, C-H., Kudo, T., Bresoli-Obach, R., Hofkens, J., Furube, A., Masuhara, H. (2020). Dynamic Coupling of Optically Evolved Assembling and Swarming of Gold Nanoparticles with Photothermal Local Phase Separation of Polymer Solution. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 124 (30), 16604-16615. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02777

Wen, G., Vanheusden, M., Acke, A., Valli, D., Neely, R.K., Leen, V., Hofkens, J. (2020). Evaluation of Direct Grafting Strategies via Trivalent Anchoring for Enabling Lipid Membrane and Cytoskeleton Staining in Expansion Microscopy. ACS NANO, 14 (7), 7860-7867. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b09259

Ganesh, K.N., Zhang, D., Banerjee, S., Dasgupta, S., Goring, P.D., Guo, S., Hofkens, J., Imberti, S., Jha, A., Jimenez-Barbero, J., Lee, J.K., Ogoshi, S., Quina, F.H., Soares, D.C., Torsi, L., Zuo, J-L. (2020). Celebrating 5 Years of Open Access with ACS Omega. ACS OMEGA, 5 (28), 16986-16986. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c03076

Huang, H., Zhao, J., Du, Y., Zhou, C., Zhang, M., Wang, Z., Weng, Y., Long, J., Hofkens, J., Steele, J.A., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2020). Direct Z-Scheme Heterojunction of Semicoherent FAPbBr3/Bi2WO6 Interface for Photoredox Reaction with Large Driving Force. ACS Nano. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03146

Gutierrez, M., Martin, C., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Tan, J-C. (2020). Electroluminescent Guest@MOF Nanoparticles for Thin Film Optoelectronics and Solid-State Lighting. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 8 (16), Art.No. ARTN 2000670.

doi: 10.1002/adom.202000670

Lai, F., Zong, W., He, G., Xu, Y., Huang, H., Weng, B., Rao, D., Martens, J.A., Hofkens, J., Parkin, I.P., Liu, T. (2020). N-2 Electroreduction to NH3 by Selenium Vacancy-Rich ReSe2 Catalysis at an Abrupt Interface. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 59 (32), 13320-13327. doi: 10.1002/anie.202003129

Fenwick, O., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Richard, F., Bonacchi, S., Baekelant, W., de Vos, D., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Samori, P. (2020). X-Ray-Induced Growth Dynamics of Luminescent Silver Clusters in Zeolites. SMALL, 16 (26), Art.No. ARTN 2002063.

doi: 10.1002/smll.202002063

Sola-Llano, R., Oliden-Sanchez, A., Alfayate, A., Gomez-Hortiguela, L., Perez-Pariente, J., Arbeloa, T., Hofkens, J., Fron, E., Martinez-Martinez, V. (2020). White Light Emission by Simultaneous One Pot Encapsulation of Dyes into One-Dimensional Channelled Aluminophosphate. NANOMATERIALS, 10 (6), Art.No. ARTN 1173. doi: 10.3390/nano10061173

Xia, K., Chiang, W-Y., Lockhart de la Rosa, C.J., Fujita, Y., Toyouchi, S., Yuan, H., Su, J., Masuhara, H., De Gendt, S., De Feyter, S., Hofkens, J., Uji-I, H. (2020). Photo-induced electrodeposition of metallic nanostructures on graphene. Nanoscale.

doi: 10.1039/d0nr00934b

Ricci, M., Rutten, M.G T A., Toyouchi, S., Nanayakkara, S., Fortuni, B., Vitale, R., Rocha, S., Wilson, D.A., Hofkens, J., Saito, K., Uji-I, H. (2020). Two-Photon-Induced [2+2] Cycloaddition of Bis-thymines: A Biocompatible and Reversible Approach. ACS OMEGA, 5 (20), 11547-11552. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c00770

Tamman, H., Van Nerom, K., Takada, H., Vandenberk, N., Scholls, D., Polikanov, Y., Hofkens, J., Talavera, A., Hauryliuk, V., Hendrix, J., Garcia-Pino, A. (2020). A nucleotide-switch mechanism mediates opposing catalytic activities of Rel enzymes. NATURE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY, 16 (8), 834-+. doi: 10.1038/s41589-020-0520-2


Hollevoet, L., De Ras, M., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J., Martens, J.A. (2020). Energy-Efficient Ammonia Production from Air and Water Using Electrocatalysts with Limited Faradaic Efficiency. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 5 (4), 1124-1127. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c00455


Huang, H., Pradhan, B., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Steele, J.A. (2020). Solar-Driven Metal Halide Perovskite Photocatalysis: Design, Stability, and Performance. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 5 (4), 1107-1123. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c00058


Toyouchi, S., Wolf, M., Nakao, Y., Fujita, Y., Inose, T., Fortuni, B., Hirai, K., Hofkens, J., De Feyter, S., Hutchison, J., Uji-i, H. (2020). Controlled Fabrication of Optical Signal Input/Output Sites on Plasmonic Nanowires. NANO LETTERS, 20 (4), 2460-2467.

doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b05199


Bonisch, I.Z., Dirix, L., Lemmens, V., Borrenberghs, D., De Wit, F., Vernaillen, F., Rocha, S., Christ, F., Hendrix, J., Hofkens, J., Debyser, Z. (2020). Capsid-Labelled HIV To Investigate the Role of Capsid during Nuclear Import and Integration. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 94 (7), Art.No. ARTN e01024-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01024-19


Vanheusden, M., Vitale, R., Camacho, R., Janssen, K.P F., Acke, A., Rocha, S., Hofkens, J. (2020). Fluorescence Photobleaching as an Intrinsic Tool to Quantify the 3D Expansion Factor of Biological Samples in Expansion Microscopy. ACS OMEGA, 5 (12), 6792-6799.

doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c00118 Open Access

Wen, G., Vanheusden, M., Acke, A., Valli, D., Neely, R.K., Leen, V., Hofkens, J. (2020). Evaluation of Direct Grafting Strategies via Trivalent Anchoring for Enabling Lipid Membrane and Cytoskeleton Staining in Expansion Microscopy. ACS Nano.

doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b09259

Baekelant, W., Romolini, G., Sun, L., De Ras, M., Fron, E., Moreira, T., Viola, C., Ruivo, A., Laia, C.A T., Martens, J., Martin, C., Kim, C.W., van der Auweraer, M., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Coutino-Gonzalez, E. (2020). Tunable white emission of silver-sulfur-zeolites as single-phase LED phosphors. Methods Appl Fluoresc, 8 (2). doi: 10.1088/2050-6120/ab7169

Jin, H., Debroye, E., Keshavarz, M., Scheblykin, I.G., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Steele, J.A. (2020). It's a trap! On the nature of localised states and charge trapping in lead halide perovskites. MATERIALS HORIZONS, 7 (2), 397-410. doi: 10.1039/c9mh00500e

Huang, H., Zhou, C., Jiao, X., Yuan, H., Zhao, J., He, C., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Long, J., Steele, J.A. (2020). Subsurface Defect Engineering in Single-Unit-Cell Bi2WO6 Monolayers Boosts Solar-Driven Photocatalytic Performance. ACS CATALYSIS, 10 (2), 1439-1443. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.9b04789

Zurnic Bönisch, I., Dirix, L., Lemmens, V., Borrenberghs, D., De Wit, F., Vernaillen, F., Rocha, S., Christ, F., Hendrix, J., Hofkens, J., Debyser, Z. (2020). Capsid labelled HIV to investigate the role of capsid during nuclear import and integration. J Virol.

doi: 10.1128/JVI.01024-19

Thirukkumaran, O.M., Wang, C., Asouzu, N.J., Fron, E., Rocha, S., Hofkens, J., Lavis, L.D., Mizuno, H. (2020). Improved HaloTag Ligand. Enables BRET Imaging With NanoLuc. FRONTIERS IN CHEMISTRY, 7, Art.No. artn 938. doi:10.3389/fchem.2019.00938

Goyvaerts, V., Van Snick, S., D'Huys, L., Vitale, R., Helmer Lauer, M., Wang, S., Leen, V., Dehaen, W., Hofkens J. Fluorescent SAM analogues for methyltransferase based DNA labeling. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS.

Steuwe, C., Vaeyens, M-M., Jorge Peñas, A., Cokelaere, C., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Van Oosterwyck, H. with Vaeyens, M-M. (joint first author), Jorge Peñas, A. (joint first author), Roeffaers, M. (joint last author). Fast quantitative time lapse displacement imaging of endothelial cell invasion. PLoS One, 15 (1), e0227286-e0227286. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227286

Na Quan, L., Ma, D., Zhao, Y., Voznyy, O., Yuan, H., Bladt, E., Pan, J., García de Arquer, F.P., Sabatini, R., Piontkowski, Z., Emwas, A-H., Todorović, P., Quintero-Bermudez, R., Walters, G., Fan, J.Z., Liu, M., Tan, H., Saidaminov, M.I., Gao, L., Li, Y., Anjum, D.H., Wei, N., Tang, J., McCamant, D.W., Roeffaers, M.B J., Bals, S., Hofkens, J., Bakr, O.M., Lu, Z-H., Sargent, E.H. Edge stabilization in reduced-dimensional perovskites. Nat Commun, 11 (1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13944-2


Baekelant, W., Aghakhani, S., Fron, E., Martin, C., Woong-Kim, C., Steele, J.A., De Baerdemaeker, T., d'Acapito, F., Chernysov, D., van der Auweraer, M., Lievens, P., Grandjean, D., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J., Coutino-Gonzalez, E. (2019). Luminescent silver-lithium-zeolite phosphors for near-ultraviolet LED applications. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 7 (45), 14366-14374. 

doi: 10.1039/c9tc04674g

Chiang, W-Y., Chen, J.J-K., Usman, A., Kudo, T., Xia, K., Su, J., Sugiyama, T., Hofkens, J., Masuhara, H. (2019). Formation Mechanism and Fluorescence Characterization of a Transient Assembly of Nanoparticles Generated by Femtosecond Laser Trapping. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 123 (45), 27823-27833. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04471

Ming, J., Liu, A., Zhao, J., Zhang, P., Huang, H., Lin, H., Xu, Z., Zhang, X., Wang, X., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Long, J. (2019). Hot pi-Electron Tunneling of Metal-Insulator-COF Nanostructures for Efficient Hydrogen Production. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION. doi: 10.1002/anie.201912344

Tokunaga, A., Uriarte, L.M., Mutoh, K., Fron, E., Hofkens, J., Sliwa, M., Abe, J. (2019). Photochromic Reaction by Red Light via Triplet Fusion Upconversion. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 141 (44), 17744-17753.

doi: 10.1021/jacs.9b08219

Bhatia, H., Steele, J.A., Martin, C., Keshavarz, M., Solis-Fernandez, G., Yuan, H., Fleury, G., Huang, H., Dovgaliuk, I., Chernyshov, D., Hendrix, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Debroye, E. (2019). Single-Step Synthesis of Dual Phase Bright Blue-Green Emitting Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystal Thin Films. CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 31 (17), 6824-6832.

doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01277

Steele, J.A., Puech, P., Monserrat, B., Wu, B., Yang, R.X., Kirchartz, T., Yuan, H., Fleury, G., Giovanni, D., Fron, E., Keshavarz, M., Debroye, E., Zhou, G., Sum, T.C., Walsh, A., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2019). Role of Electron-Phonon Coupling in the Thermal Evolution of Bulk Rashba-Like Spin-Split Lead Halide Perovskites Exhibiting Dual-Band Photoluminescence. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 4 (9), 2205-2212. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b01427

Steele, J.A., Jin, H., Dovgaliuk, I., Berger, R.F., Braeckevelt, T., Yuan, H., Martin, C., Solano, E., Lejaeghere, K., Rogge, S.M J., Notebaert, C., Vandezande, W., Janssen, K.P F., Goderis, B., Debroye, E., Wang, Y-K., Dong, Y., Ma, D., Saidaminov, M., Tan, H., Lu, Z., Dyadkin, V., Chernyshov, D., Van Speybroeck, V., Sargent, E.H., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2019). Thermal unequilibrium of strained black CsPbI3 thin films. SCIENCE, 365 (6454), 679-+. doi: 10.1126/science.aax3878 Open Access

Jadhav, S.D., Dadbakhsh, S., Vleugels, J., Hofkens, J., Van Puyvelde, P., Yang, S., Kruth, J-P., Van Humbeeck, J., Vanmeensel, K. (2019). Influence of Carbon Nanoparticle Addition (and Impurities) on Selective Laser Melting of Pure Copper. MATERIALS, 12 (15), Art.No. ARTN 2469. doi: 10.3390/ma12152469 Open Access

Zahir, T., Camacho, R., Vitale, R., Ruckebusch, C., Hofkens, J., Fauyart, M., Michiels, J. (2019). High-throughput time-resolved morphology screening in bacteria reveals phenotypic responses to antibiotics. COMMUNICATIONS BIOLOGY, 2, Art.No. UNSP 269. doi: 10.1038/s42003-019-0480-9 Open Access

Keshavarz, M., Ottesen, M., Wiedmann, S., Wharmby, M., Kuechler, R., Yuan, H., Debroye, E., Steele, J.A., Martens, J., Hussey, N.E., Bremholm, M., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J. (2019). Tracking Structural Phase Transitions in Lead-Halide Perovskites by Means of Thermal Expansion. Advanced Materials, 31 (24), Art.No. ARTN 1900521. doi: 10.1002/adma.201900521

Fron, E., Aghakhani, S., Baekelant, W., Grandjean, D., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Van der Auweraer, M., Roeffaers, M.B J., Lievens, P., Hofkens, J. (2019). Structural and Photophysical Characterization of Ag Clusters in LTA Zeolites. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 123 (16), 10630-10638. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00204

Kim, Y., Che, F., Jo, J.W., Choi, J., de Arquer, F.P G., Voznyy, O., Sun, B., Kim, J., Choi, M-J., Quintero-Bermudez, R., Fan, F., Tan, C.S., Bladt, E., Walters, G., Proppe, A.H., Zou, C., Yuan, H., Bals, S., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hoogland, S., Sargent, E.H. (2019). A Facet-Specific Quantum Dot Passivation Strategy for Colloid Management and Efficient Infrared Photovoltaics. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 31 (17), Art.No. ARTN 1805580. doi: 10.1002/adma.201805580

Gerhard, M., Louis, B., Camacho, R., Merdasa, A., Li, J., Kiligaridis, A., Dobrovolsky, A., Hofkens, J., Scheblykin, I.G. (2019). Microscopic insight into non-radiative decay in perovskite semiconductors from temperature-dependent luminescence blinking. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10, Art.No. ARTN 1698. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09640-w

Kennes, K., Martin, C., Baekelant, W., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Fron, E., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Van der Auweraer, M. (2019). Silver Zeolite Composite-Based LEDs: Origin of Electroluminescence and Charge Transport. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 11 (13), 12179-12183. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b20534

Gonzalez-Carrero, S., Bareno, L., Debroye, E., Martin, C., Bondia, P., Flors, C., Galian, R.E., Hofkens, J., Perez-Prieto, J. (2019). Linear assembly of lead bromide-based nanoparticles inside lead(ii) polymers prepared by mixing the precursors of both the nanoparticle and the polymer. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 55 (20), 2968-2971. doi: 10.1039/c8cc10287b

Roeffaers, M.B J., Steele, J.A., Debroye, E., Keshavarz, M., Yuan, H., Hofkens, J. (2019). Sunny Days for Perovskite Optoelectronics. CHEMNANOMAT, 5 (3), 251-252. doi: 10.1002/cnma.201900089

Baiyasi, R., Jebeli, S.A H., Zhang, Q., Su, L., Hofkens, J., Uji-i, H., Link, S., Landes, C.F. (2019). PSF Distortion in Dye-Plasmonic Nanomaterial Interactions: Friend or Foe? ACS PHOTONICS, 6 (3), 699-708. doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b01576

Borrenberghs, D., Zurnic, I., De Wit, F., Acke, A., Dirix, L., Cereseto, A., Debyser, Z., Hendrix, J. (2019). Post-mitotic BET-induced reshaping of integrase quaternary structure supports wild-type MLV integration. NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, 47 (3), 1195-1210.

doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1157

de Jong, F., Daniels, M., Vega-Castillo, L., Kennes, K., Martin, C., de Miguel, G., Cano, M., Perez-Morales, M., Hofkens, J., Dehaen, W., Van der Auweraer, M. (2019). 5,10-Dihydrobenzo[a]indolo[2,3-c]carbazoles as Novel OLED Emitters. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 123 (6), 1400-1411. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b10942

Martin, C., Borreguero, C., Kennes, K., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., de Miguel, G., Garcia-Frutos, E.M. (2019). Bipolar luminescent azaindole derivative exhibiting aggregation-induced emission for non-doped organic light-emitting diodes. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 7 (5), 1222-1227. doi: 10.1039/c8tc05476b

Wu, B., Yuan, H., Xu, Q., Steele, J.A., Giovanni, D., Puech, P., Fu, J., Ng, Y.F., Jamaludin, N.F., Solanki, A., Mhaisalkar, S., Mathews, N., Roeffaers, M.B J., Gratzel, M., Hofkens, J., Sum, T.C. (2019). Indirect tail states formation by thermal-induced polar fluctuations in halide perovskites. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10, Art.No. ARTN 484.

doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08326-7


Vandenberk, N., Karamanou, S., Portaliou, A.G., Zorzini, V., Hofkens, J., Hendrix, J., Economou, A. (2019). The Preprotein Binding Domain of SecA Displays Intrinsic Rotational Dynamics. STRUCTURE, 27 (1), 90-+. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2018.10.006

Huang, H., Yuan, H., Zhao, J., Solis-Fernandez, G., Zhou, C., Seo, J.W., Hendrix, J., Debroye, E., Steele, J.A., Hofkens, J., Long, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2019). C(sp(3))-H Bond Activation by Perovskite Solar Photocatalyst Cell. ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 4 (1), 203-+.

doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01698


Tu, M., Reinsch, H., Rodríguez-Hermida, S., Verbeke, R., Stassin, T., Egger, W., Dickmann, M., Dieu, B., Hofkens, J., Vankelecom, I., Stock, N., Ameloot, R. (2018). Reversible Optical Writing and Data Storage in an Anthracene‐Loaded Metal‐Organic Framework. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 2423-2427.

doi: 10.1002/anie.201813996 Open Access

Steele, J.A., Pan, W., Martin, C., Keshavarz, M., Debroye, E., Yuan, H., Banerjee, S., Fron, E., Jonckheere, D., Kim, C.W., Baekelant, W., Niu, G., Tang, J., Vanacken, J., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2018). Photophysical Pathways in Highly Sensitive Cs2AgBiBr6 Double-Perovskite Single-Crystal X-Ray Detectors. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 30 (46), Art.No. ARTN 1804450.

doi: 10.1002/adma.201804450

Ando, T., Bhamidimarri, S.P., Brending, N., Colin-York, H., Collinson, L., De Jonge, N., de Pablo, P.J., Debroye, E., Eggeling, C., Franck, C., Fritzsche, M., Gerritsen, H., Giepmans, B.N G., Grunewald, K., Hofkens, J., Hoogenboom, J.P., Janssen, K.P F., Kaufman, R., Klumpermann, J., Kurniawan, N., Kusch, J., Liv, N., Parekh, V., Peckys, D.B., Rehfeldt, F., Reutens, D.C., Roeffaers, M.B J., Salditt, T., Schaap, I.A T., Schwarz, U.S., Verkade, P., Vogel, M.W., Wagner, R., Winterhalter, M., Yuan, H., Zifarelli, G. (2018). The 2018 correlative microscopy techniques roadmap. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 51 (44), Art.No. ARTN 443001.

doi: 10.1088/1361-6463/aad055

Ristanovic, Z., Chowdhury, A.D., Brogaard, R.Y., Houben, K., Baldus, M., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J., Weckhuysen, B.M. (2018). Reversible and Site-Dependent Proton-Transfer in Zeolites Uncovered at the Single-Molecule Level. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 140 (43), 14195-14205. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b08041

Mutoh, K., Sliwa, M., Fron, E., Hofkens, J., Abe, J. (2018). Fluorescence modulation by fast photochromism of a [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer possessing a perylene bisimide moiety. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 6 (35), 9523-9531.

doi: 10.1039/c8tc02713g

Baekelant, W., Aghakhani, S., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Kennes, K., D'Acapito, F., Grandjean, D., Van der Auweraer, M., Lievens, P., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J., Steele, J.A. (2018). Shaping the Optical Properties of Silver Clusters Inside Zeolite A via Guest-Host-Guest Interactions. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 9 (18), 5344-5350. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01890

Daniels, M., de Jong, F., Kennes, K., Martin, C., Hofkens, J., Van der Auweraer, M., Dehaen, W. (2018). Promising Molecules for Optoelectronic Applications: Synthesis of 5,10-Dihydrobenzo[a]indolo[2,3-c]carbazoles by Scholl Reaction of 1,2-Bis(indol-2-yl)benzenes. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 2018 (34), 4683-4688.

doi: 10.1002/ejoc.201800791 Open Access

Boodts, S., Fron, E., Hofkens, J., Dehaen, W. (2018). The BOPHY fluorophore with double boron chelation: Synthesis and spectroscopy. COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, 371, 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2018.05.011

Eelen, G., Dubois, C., Cantelmo, A.R., Goveia, J., Bruning, U., DeRan, M., Jarugumilli, G., van Rijssel, J., Saladino, G., Comitani, F., Zecchin, A., Rocha, S., Chen, R., Huang, H., Vandekeere, S., Kalucka, J., Lange, C., Morales-Rodriguez, F., Cruys, B., Treps, L., Ramer, L., Vinckier, S., Brepoels, K., Wyns, S., Souffreau, J., Schoonjans, L., Lamers, W.H., Wu, Y., Haustraete, J., Hofkens, J., Liekens, S., Cubbon, R., Ghesquiere, B., Dewerchin, M., Gervasio, F.L., Li, X., van Buul, J.D., Wu, X., Carmeliet, P. (2018). Role of glutamine synthetase in angiogenesis beyond glutamine synthesis. NATURE, 561 (7721), 63-+.

doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0466-7

Zhou, Y., Che, F., Liu, M., Zou, C., Liang, Z., De Luna, P., Yuan, H., Li, J., Wang, Z., Xie, H., Li, H., Chen, P., Bladt, E., Quintero-Bermudez, R., Sham, T-K., Bals, S., Hofkens, J., Sinton, D., Chen, G., Sargent, E.H. (2018). Dopant-induced electron localization drives CO2 reduction to C-2 hydrocarbons. NATURE CHEMISTRY, 10 (9), 974-980. doi: 10.1038/s41557-018-0092-x

Grandjean, D., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Ngo, T.C., Fron, E., Baekelant, W., Aghakhani, S., Schlexer, P., D'Acapito, F., Banerjee, D., Roeffaers, M.B J., Minh, T.N., Hofkens, J., Lievens, P. (2018). Origin of the bright photoluminescence of few-atom silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites. SCIENCE, 361 (6403), 686-689. doi: 10.1126/science.aaq1308 Open Access

Wilmaerts, D., Bayoumi, M., Dewachter, L., Knapen, W., Mika, J., Hofkens, J., Dedecker, P., Maglia, G., Verstraeten, N., Michiels, J. with Verstraeten, N. (joint last author), Michiels, J. (joint last author) (2018). The Persistence-Inducing Toxin HokB Forms Dynamic Pores That Cause ATP Leakage. mBio, 9 (4), Art.No. e00744-18, 1-12.

doi: 10.1128/mBio.00744-18 Open Access

Steele, J.A., Puech, P., Keshavarz, M., Yang, R., Banerjee, S., Debroye, E., Kim, C.W., Yuan, H., Heo, N.H., Vanacken, J., Walsh, A., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M.B J. (2018). Giant Electron-Phonon Coupling and Deep Conduction Band Resonance in Metal Halide Double Perovskite. ACS NANO, 12 (8), 8081-8090. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b02936

Ruivo, A., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Santos, M.M., Baekelant, W., Fron, E., Roeffaers, M.B J., Pina, F., Hofkens, J., Laia, C.A T. (2018). Highly Photoluminescent Sulfide Clusters Confined in Zeolites. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 122 (26), 14761-14770.

doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01247

Deen, J., Wang, S., Van Snick, S., Leen, V., Janssen, K., Hofkens, J., Neely, R.K. (2018). A general strategy for direct, enzyme-catalyzed conjugation of functional compounds to DNA. NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, 46 (11), Art.No. ARTN e64.

doi: 10.1093/nar/gky184 Open Access

Aghakhani, S., Grandjean, D., Baekelant, W., Coutiño-Gonzalez, E., Fron, E., Kvashnina, K., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J., Sels, B., Lievens, P. (2018). Atomic scale reversible opto-structural switching of few atom luminescent silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites. Nanoscale. doi: 10.1039/C8NR03222J Open Access

Zhao, Y., Tan, H., Yuan, H., Yang, Z., Fan, J.Z., Kim, J., Voznyy, O., Gong, X., Quan, L.N., Tan, C.S., Hofkens, J., Yu, D., Zhao, Q., Sargent, E.H. (2018). Perovskite seeding growth of formamidinium-lead-iodide-based perovskites for efficient and stable solar cells. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 9, Art.No. ARTN 1607. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04029-7

Vandenberk, N., Barth, A., Borrenberghs, D., Hofkens, J., Hendrix, J. (2018). Evaluation of Blue and Far-Red Dye Pairs in Single-Molecule Forster Resonance Energy Transfer Experiments. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 122 (15), 4249-4266.

doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b00108

Gutierrez, M., Martin, C., Kennes, K., Hofkens, J., Vander Auweraer, M., Sanchez, F., Douhal, A. (2018). New OLEDs Based on Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 6 (6), Art.No. ARTN 1701060.

doi: 10.1002/adom.201701060

Talavera, A., Hendrix, J., Versées, W., Jurenas, D., Van Nerom, K., Vandenberk, N., Kumar Singh, R., Konijnenberg, A., De Gieter, S., Castro-Roa, D., Barth, A., De Greve, H., Sobott, F., Hofkens, J., Zenkin, N., Loris, R., Garcia-Pino, A. (2018). Phosphorylation decelerates conformational dynamics in bacterial translation elongation factors. Science Advances, Art.No. 10.1126/sciadv.aap9714.

doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aap9714 Open Access

Dirix, L., Kennes, K., Fron, E., Debyser, Z., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Rocha, S. (2018). Photoconversion of Far-Red Organic Dyes: Implications for Multicolor Super-Resolution Imaging. ChemPhotoChem, 2, 1-10.

Baekelant, W., Aghakhani, S., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Grandjean, D., Kennes, K., Jonckheere, D., Fron, E., d'Acapito, F., Longo, A., Lievens, P., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J. (2018). Confinement of Highly Luminescent Lead Clusters in Zeolite A. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Art.No. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01107. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01107

Huang, H., Yuan, H., Janssen, K., Solís Fernández, G., Wang, Y., Tan Yong Xiang, C., Jonckheere, D., Debroye, E., Long, J., Hendrix, J., Hofkens, J., Steele, J., Roeffaers, M. (2018). Efficient and Selective Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols with Hybrid Organic–Inorganic Perovskite Materials. ACS Energy Letters, 3, 755-759. doi: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00131

Yuan, H., Debroye, E., Bladt, E., Lu, G., Keshavarz, M., Janssen, K., Roeffaers, M., Bals, S., Sargent, E.H., Hofkens, J. (2018). Imaging Heterogeneously Distributed Photo-Active Traps in Perosvskite Single Crystals. Advanced Materials, 1705494-1705504.

doi: 10.1002/adma.201705494

Keshavarz, M., Wiedmann, S., Yuan, H., Debroye, E., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J. (2018). Light- and Temperature-Modulated Magneto-Transport in Organic Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskites. ACS Energy Letters, 3 (1), 39-45.


Hofkens, J., Kamat, P.V. (2018). A Conversation with Frans C. De Schryver. ACS Energy Letters, 3 (1), 191-192.

Martin, C., Kennes, K., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., de Miguel, G., Garcia-Frutos, E.M. (2017). Self-Assembling Azaindole Organogel for Organic Light-Emitting Devices (OLEDs). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 27 (41), Art.No. ARTN 1702176.

doi: 10.1002/adfm.201702176

Chiang, W-Y., Usman, A., Sugiyama, T., Hofkens, J., Masuhara, H. (2017). Femtosecond Laser Trapping Dynamics of Nanoparticles: A Single Transient Assembly Formation Leading to Their Directional Ejection. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Art.No. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08127. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08127

Baekelant, W., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Steele, J., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J. (2017). Form Follows Function: Warming White LEDs Using Metal Cluster-Loaded Zeolites as Phosphors. ACS Energy Letters, 2 (10), 2491-2497. doi:10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00765

Steele, J., Yuan, H., Tan Yong Xiang, C., Keshavarz, M., Steuwe, C., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J. (2017). Direct Laser Writing of δ- to α-Phase Transformation in Formamidinium Lead Iodide. ACS Nano, 11 (8), Art.No. 10.1021/acsnano.7b02777, 8072-8083.

Fortuni, B., Fujita, Y., Ricci, M., Inose, T., Aubert, R., Lu, G., Hutchison, J.A., Hofkens, J., Latterini, L., Uji-I, H. (2017). A novel method for in situ synthesis of SERS-active gold nanostars on polydimethylsiloxane film. Chemical Communications, 53 (37), Art.No. 10.1039/C7CC01776F, 5121-5124.

Horemans, B., Raes, B., Brocatus, H., T'Syen, J., Rombouts, C., Vanhaecke, L., Hofkens, J., Springael, D. (2017). Generic (in)stability of 2,6-dichlorobenzamide (BAM)-catanolism in Aminobacter sp. MSH1 biofilms under carbon starved conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 83 (11), Art.No. UNSP e00137-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00137-17 Open Access

Chong, H., Fron, E., Liu, Z., Boodts, S., Thomas, J., Harvey, J., Hofkens, J., Dehaen, W., Van der Auweraer, M., Smet, M. (2017). Acid-Sensitive BODIPY Dyes: Synthesis through Pd-Catalyzed Direct C(sp3)_H Arylation and Photophysics. Chemistry - a European Journal, 23, 1-14. doi: 10.1002/chem.201700015

Helmer Lauer, M., Vranken, C., Deen, J., Frederickx, W., Vanderlinden, W., Wand, N., Leen, V., Gehlen, M., Hofkens, J., Neely, R. (2017). Methyltransferase-directed covalent coupling of fluorophores to DNA. Chemical Science, 8, 3804-3811. Open Access

van Vliet, A., Giordano, F., Gerlo, S., Segura, I., Van Eygen, S., Molenberghs, G., Rocha, S., Houcine, A., Derua, R., Verfaillie, T., Vangindertael, J., De Keersmaecker, H., Waelkens, E., Tavernier, J., Hofkens, J., Annaert, W., Carmeliet, P., Samali, A., Mizuno, H., Agostinis, P. (2017). The ER Stress Sensor PERK Coordinates ER-Plasma Membrane Contact Site Formation through Interaction with Filamin-A and F-Actin Remodeling. Molecular Cell, 65 (5), 885-899.

Debroye, E., Yuan, H., Baekelant, W., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Bals, S., Roeffaers, M. (2017). Facile Morphology-Controlled Synthesis of Organolead Iodide Perovskite Nanocrystals Using Binary Capping Agents. ChemNanoMat, 3, 223-227.

doi: 10.1002/cnma.201700006 Open Access

Gufei Zhang, G., Samuely, T., Xu, Z., Jochum, J.K., Volodine, A., Zhou, S., May, P.W., Onufriienko, O., Kacmarcik, J., Steele, J., Li, J., Vanacken, J., Vacik, J., Szabo, P., Yuan, H., Roeffaers, M., Cerbu, D., Samuely, P., Hofkens, J., Moshchalkov, V.V. (2017). Superconducting Ferromagnetic Nanodiamond. ACS Nano, 11 (6), 5358-5366. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01688

Horemans, B., Vandermaesen, J., Sekhar, A., Rombouts, C., Hofkens, J., Vanhaecke, L., Springael, D. (2017). Aminobacter sp MSH1 invades sand filter community biofilms while retaining 2,6-dichlorobenzamide degradation functionality under C- and N-limiting conditions. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93 (6), 1-10. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fix064

Horemans, B., Breugelmans, P., Hofkens, J., Springael, D. (2017). Carbon catabolite repression and cell dispersal affects degradation of the xenobiotic compound 3,4-dichloroaniline in Comamonas testosteroni WDL7 biofilms. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93 (3), Art.No. fix004.

Deen, J., Vranken, C., Leen, V., Neely, R., Janssen, K., Hofkens, J. (2017). Methyltransferase-Directed Labeling of Biomolecules and its Applications. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 56 (19), Art.No. 201608625, 5182-5200.

doi: 10.1002/anie.201608625

Merdasa, A., Tian, Y., Camacho, R., Dobrovolsky, A., Debroye, E., Unger, E.L., Hofkens, J., Sundstrom, V., Scheblykin, I.G. (2017). "Supertrap" at Work: Extremely Efficient Nonradiative Recombination Channels in MAPbI(3) Perovskites Revealed by Luminescence Super-Resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy. ACS Nano, 11 (6), 5391-5404.

Lu, G., Yuan, H., Su, L., Kenens, B., Fujita, Y., Chamtouri, M., Pszona, M., Fron, E., Waluk, J., Hofkens, J., Uji-I, H. (2017). Plasmon-Mediated Surface Engineering of Silver Nanowires for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8 (13), 2774-2779.

Krajnik, B., Chen, J., Watson, M.A., Cockroft, S.L., Feringa, B.L., Hofkens, J. (2017). Defocused Imaging of UV-Driven Surface-Bound Molecular Motors. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (21), 7156-7159. Boodts, S., Hofkens, J., Dehaen, W. (2017). Unprecedented alpha-substituted BOPHY dyes via a key 3,8-dichloroBOPHY intermediate. Dyes and Pigments, 142, 249-254.

Chamtouri, M., Kenens, B., Aubert, R., Lu, G., Inose, T., Fujita, Y., Masuhara, A., Hofkens, J., Uji-I, H. (2017). Facet-Dependent Diol-Induced Density of States of Anatase TiO2 Crystal Surface. ACS Omega, 2 (7), 4032-4038. Open Access

Rahmoun, S., Mairesse, F., Uji-I, H., Hofkens, J., Sliwa, T. (2017). Curve computation by geodesics and graph modelling for polymer analysis. Signal Image and Video Processing, 11 (8), 1469-1476.


Gufei Zhang, G., Samuely, T., Du, H., Xu, Z., Liu, L., Onufriienko, O., May, P.W., Vanacken, J., Szabo, P., Kacmarcik, J., Yuan, H., Samuely, P., Dunin-Borkowski, R.E., Hofkens, J., Moshchalkov, V.V. (2017). Bosonic Confinement and Coherence in Disordered Nanodiamond Arrays. ACS Nano, 11 (11), 11746-11754.

Martin, C., Borreguero, C., Kennel, K., Van der Auwerae, M., Hofkens, J., de Miguel, G., Garcia-Frutos, E.M. (2017). Simple Donor-Acceptor Luminogen Based on an Azaindole Derivative as Solid-State Emitter for Organic Light-Emitting Devices. ACS Energy Letters, 2 (12), 2653-2658.


Deschout, H., Lukes, T., Sharipov, A., Szlag, D., Feletti, L., Vandenberg, W., Dedecker, P., Hofkens, J., Leutenegger, M., Lasser, T., Radenovic, A. (2016). Complementarity of PALM and SOFI for super-resolution live-cell imaging of focal adhesions. Nature Communications, 7, Art.No. 13693 (2016). doi: 10.1038/ncomms13693 Open Access

Borrenberghs, D., Dirix, L., De Wit, F., Rocha, S., Blokken, J., De Houwer, S., Gijsbers, R., Christ, F., Hofkens, J., Hendrix, J., Debyser, Z. (2016). Dynamic oligomerization of integrase orchestrates HIV nuclear entry. Scientific Reports, 6, Art.No. 10.1038/srep36485.

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Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Baekelant, W., Dieu, B., Roeffaers, M.B J., Hofkens, J. with Coutino-Gonzalez, E. (joint first author), Baekelant, W. (joint first author) (2016). Nanostructured Ag-zeolite Composites as Luminescence-based Humidity Sensors. JOVE-JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS, (117), Art.No. ARTN e54674. doi: 10.3791/54674

Orte, A., Debroye, E., Ruedas-Rama, M.J., Garcia-Fernandez, E., Robinson, D., Crovetto, L., Talavera, E.M., Alvarez-Pez, J.M., Leen, V., Verbelen, B., Cunha Dias de Rezende, L., Dehaen, W., Hofkens, J., Van der Auweraer, M., Boens, N. (2016). Effect of the substitution position (2, 3 or 8) on the spectroscopic and photophysical properties of BODIPY dyes with a phenyl, styryl or phenylethynyl group. RSC Advances, 6, 102889-102913. doi: 10.1039/C6RA22340K Open Access

Mika, J., Thompson, A., Dent, M., Brooks, N., Michiels, J., Hofkens, J., Kuimova, M. (2016). Measuring the Viscosity of the Escherichia coil Plasma Membrane Using Molecular Rotors. Biophysical Journal, 111 (7), 1528-1540.

De Keersmaecker, H., Fron, E., Rocha, S., Kogure, T., Miyawaki, A., Hofkens, J., Mizuno, H. (2016). Photoconvertible Behavior of LSSmOrange Applicable for Single Emission Band Optical Highlighting. Biophysical Journal, 111 (5), 1014-1025.

Girsault, A., Lukes, T., Sharipov, A., Geissbuehler, S., Leutenegger, M., Vandenberg, W., Dedecker, P., Hofkens, J., Lasser, T. (2016). SOFI Simulation Tool: A Software Package for Simulating and Testing Super-Resolution Optical Fluctuation Imaging. PLoS One, 11 (9), 1-13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161602 Open Access

Fenwick, O., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Grandjean, D., Baekelant, W., Richard, F., Bonacchi, S., De Vos, D., Lievens, P., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J., Samori, P. with Fenwick, O. (joint first author), Coutiño-Gonzalez, E. (joint first author) (2016). Tuning the energetics and tailoring the optical properties of silver clusters confined in zeolites. NATURE MATERIALS, 15 (9), 1017-1022.

doi: 10.1038/NMAT4652 Open Access

Sekhar, A., Horemans, B., Aamand, J., Sorensen, S.R., Vanhaecke, L., Vanden Bussche, J., Hofkens, J., Springael, D. (2016). Surface Colonization and Activity of the 2,6-Dichlorobenzamide (BAM) Degrading Aminobacter sp Strain MSH1 at Macro- and Micropollutant BAM Concentrations. Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (18), 10123-10133.

doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b01978

Yuan, H., Debroye, E., Caliandro, G., Janssen, K., Van Loon, J., Kirschhock, C., Martens, J., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M. (2016). Photoluminescence Blinking of Single-Crystal Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Nanorods Induced by Surface Traps. ACS Omega, 1 (1), 148-159. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00107 Open Access

Debroye, E., Van Loon, J., Gu, X., Franklin, T., Hofkens, J., Janssen, K.P F., Roeffaers, M.B J. with Debroye, E. (joint first author), Van Loon, J. (joint first author) (2016). Assessing Photocatalytic Activity at the Nanoscale Using Integrated Optical and Electron Microscopy. PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION, 33 (7), 412-418.

doi: 10.1002/ppsc.201600037 Open Access

Zhao, Y., Bernitzky, R., Kory, M.J., Hofer, G., Hofkens, J., Schlüter, A.D. (2016). Decorating the Edges of a 2D Polymer with a Fluorescence Label. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, 8976-8981. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b05456

Jonckheere, D., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Baekelant, W., Bueken, B., Reinsch, H., Stassen, I., Fenwick, O., Richard, F., Samori, P., Ameloot, R., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., De Vos, D. (2016). Silver-induced reconstruction of an adeninate-based metal-organic framework for encapsulation of luminescent adenine-stabilized silver clusters. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4 (19), 4259-4268.

doi: 10.1039/C6TC00260A Open Access

Kennes, K., Baeten, Y., Stappert, S., Muellen, K., Hofkens, J., Van der Auweraer, M., Vosch, T., Fron, E. (2016). Synthesis, Ensemble, and Single Molecule Characterization of a Diphenyl-Acetylene Linked Terrylenediimide Dimer. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120 (9), 2333-2342.

Su, L., Yuan, H., Lu, G., Rocha, S., Orrit, M., Hofkens, J., Uji-I, H. (2016). Super-resolution Localization and Defocused Fluorescence Microscopy on Resonantly Coupled Single-Molecule, Single-Nanorod Hybrids. ACS Nano, 10 (2), 2455-2466.

Yuan, H., Debroye, E., Janssen, K., Naiki, H., Steuwe, C., Lu, G., Moris, M., Orgiu, E., Uji-I, H., De Schryver, F., Samorì, P., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M. (2016). Degradation of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Structures through Light and Electron Beam Driven Ion Migration. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7 (3), 561-566. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b02828

Ristanovic, Z., Kubarev, A., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., Weckhuysen, B.M. (2016). Single Molecule Nanospectroscopy Visualizes Proton-Transfer Processes within a Zeolite Crystal. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138 (41), 13586-13596.

doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b06083 Open Access

Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M. (2016). ELECTROCHEMISTRY Photocatalysts in close-up. Nature, 530 (7588), 36-37.

Duan, Y., Ju, C., Yang, G., Fron, E., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Semin, S., Fan, C., Balok, R.S., Cremers, J., Tinnemans, P., Feng, Y., Li, Y., Hofkens, J., Rowan, A.E., Rasing, T., Xu, J. (2016). Aggregation Induced Enhancement of Linear and Nonlinear Optical Emission from a Hexaphenylene Derivative. Advanced Functional Materials, 26 (48), 8968-8977.

Kennes, K., Dedecker, P., Hutchison, J.A., Fron, E., Uji-I, H., Hofkens, J., Van der Auweraer, M. (2016). Field-Controlled Charge Separation in a Conductive Matrix at the Single-Molecule Level: Toward Controlling Single-Molecule Fluorescence Intermittency. ACS Omega, 1 (6), 1383-1392. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00207

Dockx, G., Verwijlen, T., Sempels, W., Nagel, M., Moldenaers, P., Hofkens, J., Vermant, J. (2016). Simple microfluidic stagnation point flow geometries. Biomicrofluidics, 10 (4), 43506-43516. doi: 10.1063/1.4954936 Open Access

Vranken, C., Fin, A., Tufar, P., Hofkens, J., Burkart, M.D., Tor, Y. (2016). Chemoenzymatic synthesis and utilization of a SAM analog with an isomorphic nucleobase. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 14 (26), 6189-6192.

Altantzis, T., Coutino-Gonzalez, E., Baekelant, W., Martinez, G.T., Abakumov, A.M., Van Tendeloo, G., Roeffaers, M., Bals, S., Hofkens, J. (2016). Direct Observation of Luminescent Silver Clusters Confined in Faujasite Zeolites. ACS Nano, 10 (8), 7604-7611.

doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6602834

Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., Kiefer, J., Moger, J. (2016). Development and applications of nonlinear optical spectroscopy: 14th ECONOS/34th ECW meeting in Leuven (Belgium). Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 47 (9), 1109-1110.


Keshavarz, M., Engelkamp, H., Xu, J., Braeken, E., Otten, M.B J., Uji-I, H., Schwartz, E., Koepf, M., Vananroye, A., Vermant, J., Nolte, R.J M., De Schryver, F., Maan, J.C., Hofkens, J., Christianen, P.C M., Rowan, A.E. (2015). Nanoscale Study of Polymer Dynamics. ACS Nano, 10, 1434-1441. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06931

Macquaide, N., Tuan, H-T.M., Hotta, J-I., Sempels, W., Lenaerts, I., Holemans, P., Hofkens, J., Jafri, M.S., Willems, R., Sipido, K. (2015). Ryanodine receptor cluster fragmentation and redistribution in persistent atrial fibrillation enhance calcium release. Cardiovascular Research, 108 (3), 387-398.

Fron, E., De Keersmaecker, H., Rocha, S., Baeten, Y., Lu, G., Uji-I, H., Van der Auweraer, M., Hofkens, J., Mizuno, H. (2015). Mechanism Behind the Apparent Large Stokes Shift in LSSmOrange Investigated by Time-Resolved Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119 (47), 14880-14891.

lalocou Coutiño González, E., Baekelant, W., Grandjean, D., Roeffaers, M., Fron, E., Aghakhani, S., Bovet, N., Van der Auweraer, M., Lievens, P., Vosch, T., Sels, B., Hofkens, J. (2015). Thermally activated LTA (Li)-Ag zeolites with water-responsive photoluminescence properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 3, 11857-11867. doi: 10.1039/c5tc02723c

Kluba, M., Engelborghs, Y., Hofkens, J., Mizuno, H. (2015). Inhibition of Receptor Dimerization as a Novel Negative Feedback Mechanism of EGFR Signaling. PLoS One, 10 (10), Art.No. e0139971. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139971 Open Access

Plessers, E., Stassen, I., Pulinthanathu Sree, S., Janssen, K., Yuan, H., Martens, J., Hofkens, J., De Vos, D., Roeffaers, M. (2015). Resolving Interparticle Heterogeneities in Composition and Hydrogenation Performance between Individual Supported Silver on Silica Catalysts. ACS Catalysis, 5 (11), 6690-6695. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02119

Vangindertael, J., Beets, I., Rocha, S., Dedecker, P., Schoofs, L., Vanhoorelbeeke, K., Hofkens, J., Mizuno, H. (2015). Super-resolution mapping of glutamate receptors in C. elegans by confocal correlated PALM. Scientific Reports, 5, Art.No. 13532, 13532-13532.

doi: 10.1038/srep13532 Open Access

Verbelen, B., Dias Rezende, L.C., Boodts, S., Jacobs, J., Van Meervelt, L., Hofkens, J., Dehaen, W. (2015). Radical CH Alkylation of BODIPY Dyes Using Potassium Trifluoroborates or Boronic Acids. Chemistry - a European Journal, 21 (36), 12667-12675.

doi: 10.1002/chem.201500938

Leyre, S., Proost, K., Cappelle, J., Durinck, G., Hofkens, J., Deconinck, G., Hanselaer, P. (2015). Experimental validation of adding-doubling modeling of solar cells including luminescent down-shifting layers. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 7 (043130), 1-14. doi: 10.1063/1.4928874

Verstraeten, N., Knapen, W., Kint, C., Liebens, V., Van den Bergh, B., Dewachter, L., Michiels, J., Fu, Q., David, C., Fierro Gutiérrez, A.C E., Marchal, K., Beirlant, J., Versées, W., Hofkens, J., Jansen, M., Fauvart, M., Michiels, J. (2015). Obg and membrane depolarization are part of a microbial bet-hedging strategy that leads to antibiotic tolerance. Molecular Cell, 59 (1), 9-21.

doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.05.011

Debruyne, D., Deschaume, O., Coutiño González, L., Locquet, J-P., Hofkens, J., Van Bael, M., Bartic, C. (2015). The pH-dependent photoluminescence of colloidal CdSe/ZnS quantum dots with different organic coatings. Nanotechnology, 26 (25), 255703-255703.

doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/25/255703 Open Access

Ruckebusch, C., Bernex, R., Allegrini, F., Sliwa, M., Hofkens, J., Dedecker, P. (2015). Mapping Pixel Dissimilarity in Wide-Field Super-Resoltuion Fluorescence Microscopy. Analytical Chemistry, 87 (9), 4675-4682. doi: 10.1021/ac504295p

Verbelen, B., Boodts, S., Hofkens, J., Boens, N., Dehaen, W. (2015). Radical C-H Arylation of the BODIPY Core with Aryldiazonium Salts: Synthesis of Highly Fluorescent Red-Shifted Dyes. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 54 (15), Art.No. 10.1002/anie.201410853, 4612-6. doi: 10.1002/anie.201410853 Open Access

Vandenberg, W., Leutenegger, M., Lasser, T., Hofkens, J., Dedecker, P. (2015). Diffraction-unlimited imaging: from pretty pictures to hard numbers. Cell and Tissue Research, 360 (1), 151-178.

Su, L., Lu, G., Kenens, B., Rocha, S., Fron, E., Yuan, H., Chen, C., Van Dorpe, P., Roeffaers, M.B J., Mizuno, H., Hofkens, J., Hutchison, J.A., Uji-i, H. (2015). Visualization of molecular fluorescence point spread functions via remote excitation switching fluorescence microscopy. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 6, Art.No. ARTN 6287. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7287 Open Access

Ristanovic, Z., Kerssens, M., Kubarev, A., Hendriks, F., Dedecker, P., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., Weckhuysen, B. (2015). High-Resolution Single-Molecule Fluorescence Imaging of Zeolite Aggregates within Real-Life Fluid Catalytic Cracking Particles. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 54 (6), 1836-1840. doi: 10.1002/ange.201410236 Open Access

Schaeffel, D., Yordanov, S., Hinrich Staff, R., Kreyes, A., Zhao, Y.L., Schmidt, M., Landfester, K., Hofkens, J., Butt, H-J., Crespy, D., Koynov, K. (2015). Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy in Dilute Polymer Solutions: Effects of Molar Mass Dispersity and the type of fluorescent Labeling. ACS Macro Letters, 4 (2), 171-176. doi: 10.1021/mz500638e

Yuan, H., Janssen, K., Franklin, T., Lu, G., Su, L., Gu, X., Uji-I, H., Roeffaers, M., Hofkens, J. (2015). Reshaping anisotropic gold nanoparticles through oxidative etching: the role of the surfactant and nanoparticle surface curvature. RSC Advances, 5 (9), 6829-6833. Open Access

Deen, J., Sempels, W., De Dier, R., Vermant, J., Dedecker, P., Hofkens, J., Neely, R. (2015). Combing of Genomic DNA from Droplets Containing Picograms of Material. ACS Nano, 9 (1), 809-816. doi: 10.1021/nn5063497 Open Access

Ghose, A., Rebarz, M., Maltsev, O.V., Hintermann, L., Ruckebusch, C., Fron, E., Hofkens, J., Mély, Y., Naumov, P., Sliwa, M., Didier, P. (2015). Emission Properties of oxyluciferin and Its Derivatives in Water: Revealing the Nature of the Emissive Species in Firefly Bioluminescence. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119 (6), 2638-2649. doi: 10.1021/jp508905m

Mika, J., Vanhecke, A., Dedecker, P., Swings, T., Vangindertael, J., Van den Bergh, B., Michiels, J., Hofkens, J. (2015). A study of SeqA subcellular localization in Escherichia coli using photo-activated localization microscopy. Faraday Discussions, 184, 425-450.

Smyrnova, D., Moeyaert, B., Michielssens, S., Hofkens, J., Dedecker, P., Ceulemans, A. (2015). Molecular Dynamic Indicators of the Photoswitching Properties of Green Fluorescent Proteins. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119 (36), 12007-12016.

Ristanovic, Z., Hofmann, J.P., De Cremer, G., Kubarev, A., Rohnke, M., Meirer, F., Hofkens, J., Roeffaers, M., Weckhuysen, B.M. (2015). Quantitative 3D Fluorescence Imaging of Single Catalytic Turnovers Reveals Spatiotemporal Gradients in Reactivity of Zeolite H-ZSM-5 Crystals upon Steaming. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137 (20), 6559-6568.

doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b01698 Open Access

Boons, K., Noriega, E., Verherstraeten, N., David, C.C., Hotkens, J., Van Impe, J. (2015). The effect of medium structure complexity on the growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in gelatin-dextran systems. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 199, 8-14.

Open Access

Xu, J., Semin, S., Cremers, J., Wang, L., Savoini, M., Fron, E., Coutino, E., Chervy, T., Wang, C., Li, Y., Liu, H., Li, Y., Tinnemans, P., Kouwer, P.H J., Ebbesen, T.W., Hofkens, J., Beljonne, D., Rowan, A.E., Rasing, T. (2015). Controlling Microsized Polymorphic Architectures with Distinct Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties. Advanced Optical Materials, 3 (7), 948-956.

Bao, Y., De Keersmaecker, H., Corneillie, S., Yu, F., Mizuno, H., Zhang, G., Hofkens, J., Mendrek, B., Kowalczuk, A., Smet, M. (2015). Tunable Ratiometric Fluorescence Sensing of Intracellular pH by Aggregation-Induced Emission-Active Hyperbranched Polymer Nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials, 27 (9), 3450-3455.

Goossens, K., Prior, M., Pacheco, V., Willbold, D., Muellen, K., Enderlein, J., Hofkens, J., Gregor, I. (2015). Accurate Diffusion Coefficients of Organosoluble Reference Dyes in Organic Media Measured by Dual-Focus Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy. ACS Nano, 9 (7), 7360-7373.

Publications submitted before 2014 click here. All other contributions (book chapters, conference proceedings, not peer reviewed journals,...) of the Hofkens Lab can be found here as well.