List of Publications, Patents and Current Projects 

Articles in refereed journals, books and proceedings

2013 2012

[1] KrF Laser-Induced Ablation and Patterning of Y-Ba-Cu-O Films
 J. Heitz, X. Z. Wang, P. Schwab, D. Bäuerle, L. Schultz
 J. Appl. Phys. 68 (5), 2512 (1990)

[2] Laser Deposition and Patterning of High-Temperature Superconductors
 D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz, W. Ludorf, P. Schwab, X. Z. Wang
 Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 158, 451 (1990)

[3] Femtosecond-Excimer-Laser Patterning of YBa2Cu3O7 Films
 P. Schwab, J. Heitz, S. Proyer, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. A 53, 282 (1991)

[4] Structure Formation in UV-Laser Ablated Poly-Ethylene-Terephthalate (PET)
 E. Arenholz, V. Svorcik, T. Kefer, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. A 53, 330 (1991)

[5] Structure Formation in UV-Laser-Ablated Polyimide Foils
 E. Arenholz, M. Wagner, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. A 55, 119 (1992)

[6] Enhanced Adhesion of Metal Films on PET after UV-Laser Treatment
 J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, T. Kefer, D. Bäuerle, H. Hibst, A. Hagemeyer
 Appl. Phys. A 55, 391 (1992)

[7] Laser-Induced Surface Modification and Structure Formation of Polymers
 E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, M. Wagner, D. Bäuerle, H. Hibst, A. Hagemeyer
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 69, 16 (1993)

[8] Dendritic Surface Structures on Excimer-Laser Irradiated PET Foils
 J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, D. Bäuerle, H. Hibst, A. Hagemeyer, G. Cox
 Appl. Phys. A 56, 329 (1993)

[9] A Laser Micromachining Projection Microscope
 K. Osvay, Z. Bor, B. Rácz, J. Heitz, I. N. Ross
 SPIE Proc. 1983, 751 (1993)

[10] Improvement of the Peel-Test for Adhesion Evaluation of Thin Metallic Films on Polymeric Substrates
 A. Hagemeyer, H. Hibst, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 J. Adhesion Sci. Techn. 8 (1), 1 (1994)

[11] Growth of Excimer-Laser-Induced Dendritic Surface Structures on Polyethylene-Terephthalate
 J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, D. Bäuerle, K. Schilcher
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 81, 108 (1994)

[12] Femtosecond Excimer Laser Induced Structure Formation on Polymers
 J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, D. Bäuerle, R. Sauerbrey, H. M. Phillips
 Appl. Phys. A 59, 289-293 (1994)

[13] Excimer-Laser-Induced Synthesis and Surface Modifications of Materials
 D. Bäuerle, E. Arenholz, F. Fölser, J. Heitz, A. Kochemasov, P. Schwab
 in Excimer Lasers and New Trends in Laser Microtechnology of Materials, S. Metev, G. Sepold (eds.), 139
 (Meisenbach Verlag,  Bamberg, 1994)

[14] Non-Coherent Structure Formation on UV-Laser Irradiated Polymers
 E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, V. Svorcik, D. Bäuerle
 in Excimer Lasers, L. D. Laude (ed.), Nato Science Series 265  (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994)

[15] Direct Writing and In Situ Material Processing by a Laser Micromachining Projection Microscope
 K. Osvay, Z. Bor, B. Racz, J. Heitz
 Appl. Phys. A 58 (3), 211-214 (1994)

[16] Laser-Induced Surface Modifications, Structure Formations, and Ablation of Organic Polymers
 D. Bäuerle, E. Arenholz, V. Svorcik, J. Heitz, B. Luk´yanchuk, N. Bityurin
 SPIE Proc. 2403, 312 (1995)

[17] Surface Patterning and Thin Film Formation by Pulsed-Laser Ablation
 D. Bäuerle, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, S. Proyer, E. Stangl, B. Lukyanchuk
 in Semiconductor Processing and Characterization with Lasers,
 M. Briege, H. Dittrich, M. Klose, H.W. Schock, J. Werner (eds.),
 Materials Science Forum 173-174, 41 (Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, 1995)

[18] Chemical Surface Modification on Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) Films by Vacuum UV Excimer Lamp
Irradiation in Ammonia Gas Atmosphere
 J. Heitz, H. Niino, A. Yabe
 Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 2648 (1996)

[19] Surface Modification of Fluorocarbon Polymers by Vacuum-UV Lamp Irradiation in Reactive Gas
 J. Heitz, H. Niino, A. Yabe
 Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 35, 4110 (1996)

[20] Instabilities and Structure Formation in Laser Processing
 D. Bäuerle, E. Arenholz, N. Arnold, J. Heitz, P. B. Kargl
 Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 397, 573 (1996)

[21] Laser-Enhanced Adhesion and Thin Film Formation
 E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, M. Himmelbauer, D. Bäuerle:
 SPIE Proc. 2777, 90 (1996)

[22] Excimer-Laser Ablation and Micro-patterning of Ceramic Si3N4
 J. Heitz, J. D. Pedarnig, D. Bäuerle, G. Petzow
 Appl. Phys. A 65, 259 (1997)

[23] Pulsed-laser deposition of teflon (PTFE) films from different target materials
 S. T. Li, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 125, 17 (1998)

[24] Charge Stability of Pulsed-Laser Deposited Polytetrafluoroethylene Film Electrets
 R. Schwödiauer, S. Bauer-Gogonea, S. Bauer, J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 2941 (1998)

[25] Deposition of Ablation Products from UV-Laser Irradiated Polymer Surfaces
 E. Arenholz, A. Kirchebner, S. Klose, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 526, 385 (1998)

[26] Characterization of Particulates Accompanying Laser Ablation of Pressed PTFE Targets
  J. Heitz, J. T. Dickinson
 Appl. Phys. A 68, 515 (1999)

[27] Pulsed-Laser-Deposited and Plasma-Polymerized Polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE)-Like Thin Films:
A Comparative Study of PTFE-Specific Properties
 R. Schwödiauer, J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, S. Bauer-Gogonea, S. Bauer, W. Wirges
 J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 37, 2115 (1999)

[28] Particles in Laser Ablation of Polytetrafluorethylene
 J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, J. T. Dickinson
Appl. Phys. A 69, S467 (1999)

[29] Spherical Expansion of the Vapor Plume into the Ambient Gas: An Analytical Model
 N. Arnold, J. Gruber, J. Heitz
Appl. Phys. A 69, S87 (1999)

[30] Laser-Induced Dentritic Structures on PET (Polyethyleneterephthalate):
The Importance of Redeposited Ablation Products
 S. Klose, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. A 69, S487 (1999)

[31] Laser Ablation: Fundamentals and Applications in Micropatterning and Thin Film Formation
 J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle, E. Arenholz, N. Arnold, J. T. Dickinson
Journal of Photoscience 6, 103 (1999)

[32] Dielectric Dilatometry on Thin Teflon-PTFE Films Prepared by Pulsed-Laser Deposition
 R. Schwödiauer, S. Bauer-Gogonea, S. Bauer, J. Heitz, E. Arenholz, D. Bäuerle
Proc. SPIE 4017, 82 (1999)

[33] Dielectric and electret properties of novel Teflon and Teflon-like polymers
 R. Schwödiauer, S. Bauer-Gogonea, S. Bauer, J. Heitz, and D. Bäuerle,
 in Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Electrets (IEEE Service Center, Piscataway NJ, 1999)

[34] Ablation products from UV-laser irradiated polymer surfaces deposited onto different substrates
 E. Arenholz, S. Klose; A. Kirchebner, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Optics & Photonics News 10, 45 (1999)

[35] Pulsed-Laser Deposition and Characterization of Thin Films
 D. Bäuerle, M. Dinescu, R. Dinu, J. Pedarnig, J. Heitz, R. Schwödiauer, S. Bauer, S. Bauer-Gogonea in Piezoelectric Materials: Advances in Science, Technology and Applications, C. Galassi et al. (eds.), NATO Science Partnership Sub-Series 76, 261 (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000)

[36] Time-resolved Photography of the Plasma-plume and Ejected Particles in Laser Ablation of Polytetrafluoroethylene
N. Huber, J. Gruber, N. Arnold, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
Europhys. Lett. 51, 674 (2000)

[37] Laser Cleaning of Polymer Surfaces
 T. Fourrier, G. Schrems, T. Mühlberger, J. Heitz, N. Arnold, D. Bäuerle, M. Mosbacher, J. Boneberg, P. Leiderer
Appl. Phys. A 72, 1 (2001)

[38] Amino acids grafting of Ar+ ions modified PE
V. Svorcik, V. Hnatowicz, P. Stopka, L. Bacakova, J. Heitz, H. Ryssel
Radiat. Phys. Chem. 60, 89 (2001)

[39] Chemical composition and charge stability of highly crystalline pulsed-laser deposited polytetrafluoroethylene films on metal substrates
N. Huber, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle, R. Schwödiauer, S. Bauer, H. Niino, A. Yabe
Appl. Phys. A, Vol. 72(5), 581-586 (2001)

[40] Etching of Crystalline Si in Cl2 atmosphere by Means of an Optical Fiber Tip
G. Wysocki, S.T. Dai, T. Brandstetter, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
Appl. Phys. Lett. 79(2), 159 (2001)

[41] Rapid In-Situ Analysis of Liquid Steel by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
J. Gruber, J. Heitz, H. Strasser, D. Bäuerle, N. Ramaseder
Spectrochim. Acta B 56, 685 (2001)

[42] Degradation of polyimide by 100 keV He+, Ne+, Ar+ and Kr+ ions
V. Hnatowicz, V. Perina, A. Macková, V. Svorcík, V. Rybka, D. Fink, J. Heitz
Nucl. Inst. Meth. B 175-177,  437 (2001)

[43] Muscle Cell Adhesion on Polytetrafluorethylene Modified by UV Irradiation
 V. Svorcik, J. Heitz, K. Walachova, T. Gumpenberger, L. Bacakova
 J. Mater. Sci. Lett. 20, 1941 (2001)

[44] The continuous chemical analysis of liquid steel in metallurgical vessels with the VAI-CON® Chem system
 N. Ramaseder, J. Gruber, J. Heitz, D. Baeuerle, W. Meyer, J. Hochoertler
 Rev. Metall.-Paris 6/2002, 509 (2002)

[45] Perspectives of laser processing and chemistry
 D. Bäuerle, R. Denk, J.D. Pedarnig, K. Piglmayer, J. Heitz, G. Schrems
 Appl. Phys. A 77, 203 (2003)

[46] Cell adhesion on polytetrafluoroethylene modified by UV-irradiation in an ammonia atmosphere
 J. Heitz, V. Svorcik, L. Bacakova, K. Rockova, E. Ratajova, T. Gumpenberger, D. Bäuerle, B. Dvorankova, H. Kahr, I. Graz, C. Romanin
 J. Biomed. Mat. Res. A 67, 130 (2003)

[47] Adhesion and Proliferation of Human Endothelial Cells on Photochemically Modified Polytetrafluoroethylene
 T. Gumpenberger, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle, H. Kahr, I. Graz, C. Romanin, V. Svorcik, F. Leisch
 Biomaterials 24, 5139 (2003)

[48] In-situ analysis of steel under reduced ambient pressure by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
 J. Heitz, J. Gruber, N. Arnold, D. Bäuerle, N. Ramaseder, W. Meyer, J. Hochörtler
 SPIE Proc. 5120, 588 (2003)

[49] Laser-induced Single Step Micro/Nanopatterning
 D. Bäuerle, G. Wysocki, L. Landström, J. Klimstein, K. Piglmayer, J. Heitz
 SPIE Proc. 5063, 8 (2003)

[50] Pulsed laser ablation of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) using various wavelengths
 N. Huber, J. Heitz, and D. Bäuerle
 Europ. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 25, 33 (2004)

[51] Adhesion and proliferation of human vascular cells on UV-light modified polymers
 J. Heitz, T. Gumpenberger, H. Kahr, C. Romanin
 Biotechnol. Appl. Biochem. 39, 59 (2004), invited paper

[52] In-situ Analysis of Metal Melts in Metallurgic Vacuum Devices by Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
 J. Gruber, J. Heitz, N. Arnold, D. Bäuerle, N. Ramaseder, W. Meyer, J. Hochörtler, F. Koch
 Appl. Spectrosc. 58, 457 (2004)

[53] Cell proliferation on UV-excimer lamp modified and grafted polytetrafluoroethylene
 V. Svorcik, K. Rockova, E. Ratajova, J. Heitz, N. Huber, D.Bäuerle, L. Bacakova, B. Dvorankova, V. Hnatowicz
 Nucl. Inst. Meth. B 217, 307 (2004)

[54] Near-field optical nanopatterning of crystalline silicon
 G. Wysocki, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 2025 (2004)

[55] Bio-compatibility of ion beam-modified and RGD-grafted polyethylene
 K. Rockova-Hlavackova, V. Svorcik, L. Bacakova, B. Dvoronkova, J. Heitz, V. Hnatowicz
 Nucl. Inst. Meth. B 225, 275 (2004)

[56] VAI-CON® Chem - A new continuous chemical analysis system of liquid steel in metallurgical vessels
 N. Ramaseder, J. Gruber, J. Heitz, D. Baeuerle, W. Meyer, J. Hochoertler
 Metallurgia Italiana 2/2004, 60 (2004)

[57] Modification of Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene by UV Irradiation in Reactive and Inert Atmosphere
 T. Gumpenberger, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle, T. C. Rosenmayer
 Appl. Phys. A 80, 27 (2005), invited paper

[58] Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) films prepared by F2-laser deposition
 N. Huber, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
 Europ. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 29, 231 (2005)

[59] Cell microarrays on photochemically modified polytetrafluoroethylene
 R. Mikulikova, S. Moritz, T. Gumpenberger, M. Olbrich, J. Heitz, C. Romanin, L. Bacakova, V. Svorcik
 Biomaterials 26, 5572 (2005)

[60] F2-Laser Polishing of Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) Surfaces
 T. Gumpenberger, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle, T. C. Rosenmayer (Gore)
 Europhys. Lett. 70, 831 (2005)

[61] Surface Modification of Polymers by UV-Irradiation: Applications in Micro- and Biotechnology
 J. Heitz, M. Olbrich, S. Moritz, C. Romanin, V. Svorcik, D. Bäuerle
 SPIE Proc. 5958, 466 (2005)

[62] Simple and versatile methods for the fabrication of arrays of live mammalian cells
 T. Peterbauer, J. Heitz, M. Olbrich, S. Hering
 Lab Chip, 6, 857 (2006)

[63] Photochemical surface modification of polymers for biomedical applications
 J. Heitz, M. Olbrich, C. Romanin, I. Frischauf, V. Svorcik, O. Kubova, T. Peterbauer
 SPIE Proc. 6261, 387 (2006)

[64] Incorporation of an Lauric acid-conjugated GRGDS peptide directly into the matrix of a Poly(Carbonate-Urea)Urethane polymer for use in Cardiovascular Bypass Graft applications
 A. G. Kidane, G. Punshon, H. J. Salacinski, B. Ramesh, A. Dooley, M. Olbrich, J. Heitz, G. Hamilton, A. M. Seifalian
J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A 79, 606 (2006)

[65] Laser Cleaning and Surface Modification: Applications in Nano- and Biotechnology
 D. Bäuerle, T. Gumpenberger, D. Brodeceanu, G. Langer, J. Kofler, J. Heitz, K. Piglmayer
 in Laser Cleaning II, D. M. Kane (ed.) (World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore), ISBN 978-981-270-372-9 (2007)

[66] UV-surface modification of a new nanocomposite polymer to improve cytocompatibility
M. Olbrich, G. Punshon, I. Frischauf, H. J. Salacinski, C. Romanin, E. Rebollar, A. M. Seifalian, J. Heitz
J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed., 18, 453 (2007)

[67] Characterization and cytocompatibility of carbon layers prepared by photo-induced chemical vapor deposition
O. Kubova, V. Svorcik, J. Heitz, C. Romanin, S. Moritz, P. Matejka, A. Mackova
Thin Solid Films 515, 6765 (2007)

[68] LIBS Micro-Analysis of solid aluminum samples by use of optical fibers as light guide
T. Stehrer, J. Heitz
SPIE Proc. 6346, 634626 (2007)

[69] Alignment of mammalian cells on laser nanostructured polystyrene
 E. Rebollar, I. Frischauf, T. Peterbauer, M. Olbrich, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
 European Cells & Materials 14 (Suppl. 3), 99 (2007)

[70] Electroporation chip for adherent cells on photochemically modified polymer surfaces
 M. Olbrich, I. Frischauf, E. Rebollar, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
 Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 013901 (2008)

[71] Proliferation of aligned mammalian cells on laser-nanostructured polystyrene
 E. Rebollar, I. Frischauf, M. Olbrich, T. Peterbauer, S. Hering, J. Preiner, P.  Hinterdorfer, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
 Biomaterials 29, 1796 (2008)

[72] Gold coatings on Polyethyleneterephthalate nanopatterned by F2 laser irradiation
 P. Slepicka, E. Rebollar, J. Heitz, V. Svorcik
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 254, 3585 (2008)

[73] F2-laser angle nanomodification of PET
 P. Slepicka, J. Heitz, J. Siegel, M. Spirkova, V. Svorcik
 Mater. Sci. Forum 567-568, 257 (2008)

[74] Cell Arrays Based on UV-Surface Modification of Polymers: Applications for Gen-Transfer through Transfection
 M. Olbrich, E. Rebollar, I. Frischauf, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
 in Proceedings of the IX. Linz Winter Workshop, Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Biophysik, Band 2, P. Hinterdorfer (ed.) (Trauner Verlag, Linz)
 ISBN 978-3-85499-400-8 (2008)

[75] Electroporation chip for adherent cells on photochemically modified polymer surfaces
 M. Olbrich, I. Frischauf, E. Rebollar, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
 Biophys. J. 94, 1633 (2008), published abstract

[76] Pulsed-laser deposition of oxides: High - Tc superconductors and piezoelectrics
 J.D. Pedarnig, K. Siraj, A. Moser, A. Vlad, M.A. Bodea, S. Roither, M. Peruzzi, J. Heitz, T. Stehrer, B. Praher, R. Viskup, D. Bäuerle
 SPIE Proc. 6880 (2008)

[77] Effects of laser irradiation on the morphology of Cu(110)
 T. Brandstetter, M. Draxler, M. Hohage, P. Zeppenfeld, T. Stehrer, J. Heitz, N.Georgiev, D. Martinotti, H.-J. Ernst
 Phys. Rev. B 78, 035433 (2008)

[78] Characterization of nano-composite oxide ceramics and monitoring of oxide thin film growth by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
 D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz, T. Stehrer, B. Praher, R. Viskup, K. Siraj, A. Moser, A.Vlad,  M.A. Bodea, D. Bäuerle, N. Hari Babu, D.A. Cardwell
 Spectrochim. Acta B 63, 1117 (2008)

[79] Plasma plume photography and spectroscopy of Fe - oxide materials
 R. Viskup, B. Praher, T. Stehrer, J. Jasik, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz, J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 5215 (2009)

[80] Laser-induced Nanopatterning, Ablation, and Plasma Spectroscopy in the Near-Field  of an Optical Fiber Tip
 J. Heitz, S. Yakunin, T. Stehrer, G. Wysocki, D. Bäuerle
 SPIE Proc. 7131, 71311W (2009)

[81] Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and plasma plume photography of iron oxide materials
 J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz, T. Stehrer, B. Spaller, B. Praher, R. Viskup, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz
 Proc. Fifth International WLT-Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing, 621 (2009),  ISBN 3-00-027994-2

[82] Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy of iron oxide powder
 T. Stehrer, B. Praher, R. Viskup, J. Jasik, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
 J. Anal. Atom. Spectr., 24, 973 (2009)

[83] Vacuum ultraviolet LIBS analysis of polymers
 J. Jasik, J. Heitz, J. D. Pedarnig, P. Veis
 Spectrochim. Acta B 64, 1128 (2009)

[84] Micro-grinding of lensed fibers by means of a scanning probe microscope setup
 S. Yakunin, J. Heitz
 Appl. Opt. 48(34), 6172 (2009)

[85] Gold nano-wires and nano-layers at laser induced nanoripples on PET
 J. Siegel, P. Slepicka, J. Heitz, Z. Kolska, P. Sajdl, V. Svorcik
 Appl. Surf. Sci. 256, 2205 (2010)

[86] Combination of laser-based nano-processing and micro-analysis by means of a  lensed optical fiber
S. Yakunin , T. Stehrer, J. D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
J. Optoelectron. Adv. M. 12, 758 (2010)

[87] Detection of heavy metals in waste polymers by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: a comparison of UV and IR lasers as ablation source
N. Huber, R. Viskup, T. Linsmeyer, H. Scherndl, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
SPIE Proc. 7726, 77260G (2010)

[88] Calibration free LIBS of oxide materials
B. Praher, V. Palleschi, R. Viskup, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Spectrochim. Acta B 65, 671 (2010)

[90] Photonic Nanostructures for Potential Applications in Cell Biology
J. Heitz, N. Voelcker, A. Chaloupka, S. Yakunin, A.L. Hook, E. Anglin
Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2010 12th International Conference on, (2010), ISBN 978-1-4244-7797-5

[91] EUV micro-patterning for biocompatibility control of PET
B. Reisinger, M. Fahrner, I. Frischauf, S. Yakunin, V. Svorcik, H. Fiedorowicz, A. Bartnik, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
Appl. Phys. A 100, 511 (2010)

[92] LA ICP MS Analysis of Waste Polymer Materials
T. Stehrer, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig, B. Aeschlimann, D. Günther, H. Scherndl (AVE), T. Linsmeyer (AVE), H. Wolfmeir (voestalpine), E. Arenholz (voestalpine)
Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 398, 415 (2010)

[93] Influence of pulse-to-pulse delay for 532 nm double-pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy of technical polymers
R. Viskup, B. Praher, T. Linsmeyer (AVE), H. Scherndl (AVE), J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
Spectrochim. Acta B 65, 935 (2010)

[94] Dynamics of the alignment of mammalian cells on a nano-structured polymer surface
T. Peterbauer, S. Yakunin, J. Siegel, J. Heitz
Macromol. Symp. 296, 272 (2010)

[95] Dynamics of spreading and alignment of cells cultured in vitro on a grooved polymer surface
T. Peterbauer, S. Yakunin, J. Siegel, S. Hering, M. Fahrner, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
Journal of Nanomaterials 2011, 413079 (2011)

[96] Combination of RF - plasma jet and Laser - induced plasma for breakdown spectroscopy analysis of complex materials
J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz, E.R. Ionita, G. Dinescu, B. Praher, R. Viskup
Appl. Surf. Sci., Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 5452 (2011)

[97] Angle dependent laser nanopatterning of poly(ethylene terephthalate) surfaces
P. Slepicka, A. Chaloupka, P. Sajdl, J. Heitz, V. Hnatowicz, V. Svorcik
Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 6021 (2011)

[98] Quantitative determination of element concentrations in industrial oxide materials by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
B. Praher, R. Rössler (voestalpine), E. Arenholz (voestalpine), J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 400, 3367 (2011)

[99] Self-organized gold nanostructures on laser patterned PET
J. Siegel, J. Heitz, V. Svorcik
Surf. Coat. Technol. 206, 517 (2011)

[100] Laser-Induced Micro- and Nanostructures at Polymer Surfaces for Applications in Cell Biology
J. Heitz, B. Reisinger, S. Yakunin, N. Voelcker, Q. Peng, A.L. Hook, C. Romanin, M. Fahrner
Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2011 13th International Conference on, (2011), ISBN 978-1-4577-0882-4

[101] Laser Micro-Patterning by Means of Optical Fibers with Etched Tips or Micro-grinded Lens End Faces
S. Yakunin, J. Heitz
Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering 6, 180 (2011)

[102] Optimization of Plasma Parameters for Preliminary Analysis of Chromium Containing Tablet by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
M. Hornackova, Z. Grolmusova, J. Rakovsky, J. Plavcan, P. Veis, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
WDS'11 Proceedings of Contributed Papers, Part II, pp. 198 - 203 (2011), ISBN 978-80-7378-185-9

[103] Laser Micro-structuring of Photomodified FEP Surface for Confined Growth of CHO Cells and Single Cell Isolation
S. Yakunin, M. Fahrner, B. Reisinger, H. Itani, C. Romanin, J. Heitz
J. Biomed. Mater. Res. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 100B, 170 (2012)

[104] Double-pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for trace element analysis in sintered iron oxide ceramics
H. Heilbrunner, N. Huber, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz, J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
Appl. Phys. A 106, 15 (2012)

[105] Structural, electrical and optical studies of gold nanostructures formed by Ar plasma-assisted sputtering
J. Siegel, O. Kvitek, P. Slepicka, J. Nahlik, J. Heitz, V. Svorcik
Nucl. Inst. Meth. B 272, 193 (2012)

[106] Surface properties of polymers treated with F2 laser
A. Reznickova, A. Chaloupka, J. Heitz, Z. Kolska, V. Svorcik
Surf. Interface Anal. 44, 296 (2012)

[107] Nanopatterned polymer substrates promote endothelial proliferation by initiation of beta-catenin transcriptional signaling
M. Schernthaner, B. Reisinger, H. Wolinski, S.D. Kohlwein, A. Trantina-Yates, M. Fahrner, C. Romanin, H. Itani, D. Stifter, G. Leitinger, K. Groschner, J. Heitz
Acta Biomater. 8, 2953 (2012)

[108] Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures (LIPSS) on Polymer Surfaces
J. Heitz, B. Reisinger, M. Fahrner, C. Romanin, J. Siegel, V. Svorcik
Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2012 14th International Conference on, (2012), ISBN 978-1-4673-2229-4

[109] Comparison of gated and non-gated detectors for double-pulse laser induced plasma analysis of trace elements in iron oxide
H. Heilbrunner, N. Huber, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz, J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
Spectrochim. Acta B 74-75, 51 (2012)

[110] "Analysis of oxide materials in steel industry by calibration-free laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy"
J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz, B. Praher, P. Kolmhofer, N. Huber, R. Rössler, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz
Metallurgical Analysis 32, 9 (2012), in Chinese

[111] Element analysis of complex materials by calibration-free laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
J.D. Pedarnig, P. Kolmhofer, N. Huber, B. Praher, J. Heitz, R. Rössler
Appl. Phys. A 112, 105 (2013)

[112] Preparation and characterization of fully separated gold nanowire arrays
J. Siegel, J. Heitz, A. Reznickova, V. Svorcik
Appl. Surf. Sci. 264, 443 (2013)

[113] Silver nano-structures prepared by oriented evaporation on laser-patterned poly(methyl methacrylate)
J. Tuma, O. Lyutakov, I. Huttel, J. Siegel, J. Heitz, Y. Kalachyova, V. Svorcik
J. Mater. Sci. 48, 900 (2013)

[114] Influence of sample temperature on the expansion dynamics and the optical emission of laser-induced plasma
S. Eschlböck-Fuchs, M.J. Haslinger, A. Hinterreiter, P. Kolmhofer, N. Huber, R. Rössler, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Spectrochim. Acta B 87, 36 (2013)

[115] Enhanced Ca2+ entry and tyrosine phosphorylation mediate nanostructure-induced endothelial proliferation
M. Schernthaner, G. Leitinger, H. Wolinski, S.D. Kohlwein, B. Reisinger, R.A. Barb, W.F. Graier, J. Heitz, K. Groschner
J. Nanomater. 2013, 251063 (2013)

[116] In-line measurements of chlorine containing polymers in an industrial waste sorting plant by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
N. Huber, S. Eschlböck-Fuchs, H. Scherndl, A. Freimund, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Appl. Surf. Sci. 302, 280 (2014)

[117] Laser-induced periodic structures on polymers for the formation of gold or silver nanowires showing pronounced plasmon resonances
J. Heitz, R.-A. Barb, C. Hrelescu, J. Siegel, P. Slepicka, V. Vosmanska, V. Svorcik, B. Magnus, R. Marksteiner
Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2014 16th International Conference on, (2014), ISBN 978-1-4799-5601-2

[118] Sensitive detection of chlorine in iron oxide by single pulse and dual pulse laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
J.D. Pedarnig, M.J. Haslinger, M.A. Bodea, N. Huber, H. Wolfmeir, J. Heitz
Spectrochim. Acta B 101, 183 (2014)

[119] Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures on Polymers for Formation of Gold Nanowires and Activation of Human Cells
R.-A. Barb, C. Hrelescu, L. Dong, J. Heitz, J. Siegel, P. Slepicka, V. Vosmanska, V. Svorcik, B. Magnus, R. Marksteiner, M. Schernthaner, K. Groschner
Appl. Phys. A 117, 295 (2014)

[120] Detection of Phosphorous in Industrial Oxide Materials by Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy in the UV Spectral range
E. Ljutic, P. Kolmhofer, H. Heilbrunner, B. Praher, N. Huber, R. Rössler, H. Wolfmeir, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Romanian Reports in Physics 66, 1155 (2014)

[121] VUV treatment combined with mechanical strain of stretchable polymer foils resulting in cell alignment
R.-A. Barb, B. Magnus, S. Innerbichler, T. Greunz, M. Wiesbauer, R. Marksteiner, D. Stifter, J. Heitz
Appl. Surf. Sci. 325, 105 (2015)

[122] Calibration-free analysis of steel slag by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy with combined UV and VIS spectra
P.J. Kolmhofer, S. Eschlböck-Fuchs, N. Huber, R. Rössler, J. Heitz, J.D. Pedarnig
Spectrochim. Acta B 106, 67 (2015)

[123] Comparison of KrF and ArF excimer laser treatment of biopolymersurface
I. Michaljanicova, P. Slepicka, J. Heitz, R. A. Barb, P. Saidl, V. Svorcik
Appl. Surf. Sci. 339, 144 (2015)

[124] Effect of VUV-excimer lamp treatment on cellulose fiber
V. Vosmanska, R.A. Barb, K. Kolarova, S. Rimpelova, J. Heitz, V. Svorcik
Int. J. Polym. Anal. Charact. 21, 337 (2016)

[125] Three-dimensional photonic structures on transparent substrates fabricated by two-photon polymerization for use as cell substrates and for wetting experiments
J. Heitz, C. Plamadeala, M. Wiesbauer, P. Freudenthaler, R. Wollhofen, J. Jacak, S. Puthukodan, T.A. Klar, A. Weth, W. Baumgartner, B. Magnus, R. Marksteiner
Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2016 18th International Conference on, (2016), ISBN 978-1-5090-1466-8/16/

[126] Laser-induced optical breakdown spectroscopy of polymer materials based on evaluation of molecular emission bands
S. Trautner, J. Jasik, C.G. Parigger, J.D. Pedarnig, W. Spendelhofer, J. Lackner, P. Veis, J. Heitz
Spectrochim. Acta A 174, 331 (2017)

[127] Bone-forming cells with pronounced spread into the third dimension in polymer scaffolds fabricated by two-photon polymerization
J. Heitz, C. Plamadeala, M. Wiesbauer, P. Freudenthaler, R. Wollhofen, J. Jacak, T.A. Klar, B. Magnus, D. Köstner, A. Weth, W. Baumgartner , R. Marksteiner
J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A 105, 891 (2017)

[128] Bio-inspired polymer microstructures for directional transport of oily liquids
C. Plamadeala, F. Hischen, R. Friesenecker, R. Wollhofen, J. Jacak, G. Buchberger, E. Heiss, T.A. Klar, W. Baumgartner, J. Heitz
R. Soc. Open Sci. 4, 160849 (2017)

[129] Adaptive camouflage: What can be learned from the wetting behaviour of the tropical flatbugs Dysodius lunatus and D. magnus
F. Hischen, V. Reiswich, D. Kupsch, N. De Mecquenem, M, Riedl, M. Himmelsbach, A. Weth, E. Heiss, O. Armbruster, J. Heitz, W. Baumgartner
Biol. Open 6, 1209 (2017)

[131] Femtosecond laser-induced microstructures on Ti substrates for reduced cell adhesion
J. Heitz, C. Plamadeala, M. Muck, O. Armbruster, W. Baumgartner, A. Weth, C. Steinwender, H. Blessberger, J. Kellermair, S. Kirner, J. Krüger, J. Bonse, A.S. Guntner, A.W. Hassel
Appl. Phys. A 123, 734 (2017)

Patents and Patent Applications

[1] "Process for production of magnetic recording media"
A. Hagemeyer, A. Felske, H. Hibst, D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz
German open patent application DE4126498 (1993), Japanese patent application JPH05217164 (1993), European patent EP0527391 (1994)

[2] "Process for production of magnetic recording media"
A. Hagemeyer, H. Hibst, R. Maurer, H. Jakusch, D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz
German open patent application DE4238996 (1994), European patent application EP0598239 (1994), Japanese patent application JPH06203377 (1994)

[3] "Process for production of magnetic recording media"
A. Hagemeyer, H. Hibst, D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz
German open patent application DE4327851 (1995)

[4] "High-contrast marking of moulded polymer prods."
D. Bäuerle, A. Hagemeyer, J. Heitz, M. Welz, H. Hibst
German open patent application DE4411106(1995)

[5] "Heat-Sealing of Semicrystalline Polymers with Metals"
A. Hagemeyer, H. Hibst, D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz
German open patent application DE4231810 (1994), Japanese patent application JPH06200059 (1994), US patent US5500459 (1996), European patent EP0589351 (2000)

[6] "Sheet-like Polyethylene Terephthalate Materials having Slight Surface Roughness, their Preparation and their Use"
A. Hagemeyer, H.-P. Schildberg, D. Bäuerle, H. Hibst, J. Heitz
German open patent application DE4211712 (1993), European patent application EP0564933 (1993), Japanese patent application JPH06080805 (1994), US patent US5523143 (1996)

[7] "Optical device for continuous photoinitiations in a flow reactor, in particular the photoinitiated conversion of methane and phosphorus trichloride to methyl dichlorophosphan"
D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz, A. Hagemeyer, U. Dingerdissen, S. Zeyss, K. Kühlein, H. Werner
German open patent application DE19857756 (1998), European patent application EP1016456 (2000)

 [8] "Catalyst, process for its production and its use for preparing vinylacetate"
A. Hagemeyer, U. Dingerdissen, K. Kühlein, J. Heitz, D. Bäuerle
German open patent application DE19723591 (1998), Canadian patent application CA2240966 (1999), Japanese patent application JPH11009997 (1999), US patent US6268522 (2001), European patent EP0882507 (2002), Spanish patent ES2185084T (2003)

[9] "Thin electret layer and corresponding production method"
D. Bäuerle, S. Bauer, S. Bauer-Gogonea, E. Arenholz, J. Heitz, R. Schwödiauer
Austrian patent application AT80098 (1999), Australian patent application AU3802599 (1999), International patent application WO9959172(1999), European patent application EP1088316 (2002), Japanese patent application JP2002515643T (2002)

[10] "Fluoropolymer Coating and Method for Production Thereof"
D. Bäuerle, J. Heitz, E. Arenholz
Austrian patent AT406756B (2000), International patent application WO0037122 (2000), European patent EP1140238 (2002), German Patent DE59903359D (2002)

[11] "Device used for the chemical analysis of material samples and corresponding metallurgical vessel"
N. Ramaseder, D. Bäuerle, J. Gruber, J. Heitz
Austrian Patent AT409553B (2002), International patent application WO0227301 (2002), Australian patent application AU9146201 (2002), Czech patent application CZ20030905 (2003), Brazilian patent application BR0114292 (2003), Canadian patent application CA2425621 (2003), European patent application EP1322939 (2003), US patent US2003218747 (2003), Southafrican Patent ZA20030238 (2004)

[12] "Optical method for improving the adhesion of biological cells on polymer surfaces"
 J. Heitz, T. Gumpenberger, N. Huber, D. Bäuerle, J. Pühringer, V. Svorcik, K. Walachova
 European patent application EP1234588 (2002), Austrian patent AT411220B (2003), German Patent DE50201422D (2004)

[13] "Verfahren zur Herstellung von optischen Fasern mit Mikrolinse durch Polieren Unter Verwendung eines Scherkraft-Abstands- und Andrucksensors"
 S. Yakunin, J. Heitz, T. Stehrer
 Austrian patent application AT508345 (2010), German patent application DE102010022520 (2010)

[14] "Verfahren zur Durchführung einer Laserspektroskopie"
 N. Huber, J.D. Pedarnig, J. Heitz
 German patent application DE102010034438A1 (2010), International patent application WO2011AT00344 (2012), European patent application EP2580577 (2013)

Current Research Projects
last modified: 09.11.2017