Terahertz imaging and spectroscopy
  • Zeng, Z., Mavrona, E., Sacré, D., Kummer, N., Cao, J., Müller L., Hack, E., Zolliker, P. & Nyström, G. "Terahertz Birefringent Biomimetic Aerogels Based on Cellulose Nanofibers and Conductive Nanomaterials", ACS Nano 15 (4), 7451-7462 (2021). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c00856.

  • Hammer, T., Netkueakul, W., Zolliker, P., Schreiner, C., Figi, R., Braun, O., & Wang, J., " Composites of epoxy and graphene-related materials: nanostructure characterization and release quantification." NanoImpact, 20, 100266 (2020).

  • Valzania L., Zhao Y., Rong L., Wang D., Georges M., Hack E., & Zolliker P., "THz coherent lensless imaging," Appl. Opt. 58(34), G256-G275 (2019), doi:10.1364/AO.58.00G256.
  • Cao J., Rüggeberg M., & Zolliker P. Towards detection of helical orientated cellulose structures in wood using THz time-domain spectroscopy. In Proceedings of the 44th international conference on infrared, millimeter and terahertz waves IRMMW-THz 2019 (p. (2 pp.). Paris, France (2019).
  • Kang B. J, Gäumann G., Numan N., Ollmann Z., Waeber Y., Bagiante, S., Valzania, L., Zolliker P., Émond N., Chaker M,, Hack E., Maaza M. & Feurer, T. THz-induced insulator-to-metal transition in stacked VOnano-slits. In Proceedings of the 44th international conference on infrared, millimeter and terahertz waves IRMMW-THz 2019 (p. (2 pp.). Paris, France (2019).
  • Valzania L, Zolliker P,  & Hack E. "Coherent terahertz imaging of a textile and a hidden object." In Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging 2019, page Th4B.2. Optical Society of America, 2019.
  • Valzania L, Zolliker P & Hack E. "Coherent reconstruction of a textile and a hidden object with terahertz radiation," Optica 6, 518-523 (2019), doi:10.1364/OPTICA.6.000518.
  • Madiba I.G., Emond N., Chaker M., Khanyile B.S., Tadadjeu S.I., Zolliker P., Izerrouken M., Matinise N., Braun A., Nkosi M. & Maaza M. "Effect of neutron irradiation on the structural, electrical and optical properties evolution of RPLD VO2 films", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 2019,  443, 25-30,  doi: 10.1016/j.nimb.2019.01.039.
  • Hack E. , Valzania L. & Zolliker P., "Durchblick mit Holografie", Physik in Unserer Zeit 2018, 49(6), 290-295. doi:10.1002/piuz.201801521
  • Valzania L., Hack E., Zolliker P., Brönnimann R. & Feurer Th, "Resolution limits of terahertz ptychography", Proc. SPIE 10677, Unconventional Optical Imaging, 1067720 (24 May 2018).

  • Hack E., Valzania L., Zolliker P. & Feurer, T., "THz ptychography and digital holography: a comparison", in PhotoMechanics (2018).

  • Valzania L., Feurer T., Zolliker P. & Hack E., "Terahertz ptychography", Optics Letters 2018, 43(3), 543-546, doi:10.1364/OL.43.000543.

  • Zolliker P., Rüggeberg M., Valzania L. & Hack E. "Extracting Wood Properties from Structured THz Spectra: Birefringence and Water Content". IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, 2017, 7(6), 722-731.

  • Valzania L., Zolliker P. & Hack E., "Towards the assessment of biomechanical interfaces: Topography of hidden objects obtained with THz holography". In 42nd Interantional Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz waves IRMMW-THz, 2017, 2 pp.

  • Valzania L., Zolliker P. & Hack E. "Topography of hidden objects using THz digital holography with multi-beam interferences". Optics Express 2017, 25 (10), 11038-11047.

  • Hack E., L. Valzania L. & Zolliker, P., "Topography of hidden objects revealed using THz digital holography", in BSSM 12th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics (2017).

  • Madiba I.G., Émond N., Chaker M., Thema F.T., Tadadjeu S.I., Muller,U. , Zolliker P., Braun A., Kotsedi L. & Maaza, M. "Effects of gamma irradiations on reactive pulsed laser deposited vanadium dioxide thin films". Applied Surface Science. 2017, 411, 271-278.

  • Hack E., Valzania L. & Zolliker P. "Terahertz imaging of biomechanical interfaces".  SPIENewsroom: Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging, Nov 2016.

  • Hack E., Valzania L., Gäumann G., Shalaby M., Hauri C. P. & Zolliker P. "Comparison of Thermal Detector Arrays for Off-Axis THz Holography and Real-Time THz Imaging". Sensors, 2016, 16, 221 (12 pp.).

  • Valzania L., Zolliker P. & Hack E. "Topography of a fingertip through combined THZ holography and optical fringe projection". In International Conference on Processes in Combined Digital Optical and Imaging Methods applied to Mechanical Engineering,  2016, 145-148.

  • Zolliker P., Rüggeberg M. & Hack E. "THz birefringence in wood: polarization dependent frequency gaps in THz spectra". In IRMMW-THz 2016  41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, 2016, 2 pp.

  • Zolliker P., Valzania L. & Hack E. "THz Holography with Micro-Bolometers". In EMN Meeting on Terahertz Energy Materials Nanotechnology, 2016, 78-79.

  • Kusano M., Zolliker P., Valzania L., Brunner A. J., Kubouchi M. & Shiwa M. , “Terahertz holography toward non-destructive evaluation of materials”, in Symposium for Non-Destructive Evaluation of New Materials, Akita, Japan (Nov. 2015).

  • Hack E. & Zolliker P. "High-Resolution terahertz holography for profilometry in transmission". In PhotoMechanics, 2015, 16-118.

  • Zolliker P. & Hack E. "THz holography in reflection using a high resolution microbolometer array". Optics Express, 2015, 23, 10957-67.

  • Hack E. & Zolliker P. "Terahertz holography for imaging amplitude and phase objects". Optics Express, 2014, 22, 16079-86.

  • Zolliker P. & Hack E. "Resolution limits of Terahertz Holography using a QCL". In 39th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves IRMMW-THz 2014, 2 pp.

  • Römmeler A., Zolliker P., Neuenschwander J., van Gemmeren V., Weder M. & Dual J.
    Air coupled ultrasonic inspection with Lamb waves in plates showing mode conversion. Ultrasonics, 100, 2020, 105984. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2019.105984
  • Marhenke T., Neuenschwander J., Furrer R., Zolliker P., Twiefel J., Hasener J., Wallaschek J., & Sanabria S. J.. Air-coupled Ultrasound Time Reversal (ACU-TR) for subwavelength non-destructive imaging. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control,  2020, 67, 651-663, doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2019.2951312.
  • Römmeler A., Furrer R., Sennhauser U., Lübke B., Wermelinger J., de Agostini A., Dual J., Zolliker P., & Neuenschwander J. Air coupled ultrasonic defect detection in polymer pipes. NDT and E International, 2019, 102, 244-253. doi: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.12.004
Scientific Imaging and Psychometric Scaling
  • Kuepper D., Barańczuk Z., Caluori U., et al. "High dynamic range imaging: is the game worth the candle?" In 21st Color and Imaging Conference Final Program and Proceedings (CIC21), 2013, pp. 231-235.
  • Lissner I., Preiss J., Urban P., Scheller Lichtenauer M. & Zolliker P. "Image-difference prediction: from grayscale to color". IEEE T. Image Process., 2013, 22, 435-46.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Schuetz P. & Zolliker P. "Interaction improves perception of gloss". Journal of Vision, 2013, 13, no. 14 (13pp.).
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Zolliker P. & Sprow I. "Choice-based experiments in multiple dimensions". Color Res. Appl., 2013, 38, 334-43.
  • Sprow I., Kuepper D., Baranczuk Z. & Zolliker P. "Image quality assessment using a high dynamic range display". In AIC Colour 2013: 12th Congress of the International Colour Association, ed. L. MacDonald, S. Westland and S. Wuerger. Colour Group, Great Britain, 2013, pp. 307-310.
  • Zolliker P., Barańczuk Z., Kuepper D., Sprow I. & Stamm T. "Creating HDR video content for visual quality assessment using stop-motion". In Eusipco 2013: 21th European Signal Processing Conference, 2013, pp. 5 pp. (1569739761).
  • Preiss J., Lissner I., Urban P., Scheller Lichtenauer M. & Zolliker P. "The impact of image-difference features on perceived image differences". In Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging and Vision (CGIV 2012), IS&T, Springfield, 2012, pp. 43-48.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Preiss J., Urban P. & Zolliker P. "Image similarity for chromatic content. In 18. Workshop Farbbildverarbeitung". Ed. P. Urban and M. Goesele. 2012, pp. 110-117.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Zolliker P., Lissner I., Preiss J., & Urban P. L. "Learning image similarity measures from choice data". In Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging and Vision (CGIV 2012),  IS&T, Springfield, 2012, pp. 24-30.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Sprow I. & Zolliker P. "Perception of contrast on different backgrounds". In Interaction of Colour & Light in the Arts and Sciences, Midterm Meeting of the International Colour Association: Conference Proceedings (AIC 2011), ed. V. M. Schindler and S. Cuber. pro/colore, 2011, pp. 714-717.
  • Giesen J., Klaus Mueller K., Taneva B. & Zolliker P. 2Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis: Classification vs. Discrete Choice Models,  Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, 2011, pp. 297-315.
  • Zolliker P., Barańczuk Z., & Giesen J. "Image fusion for optimizing gamut mapping." In Final Program and Proceedings - IS&T/SID Color Imaging Conference, 2011, pp. 109--114.
  • Barańczuk Z., Giesen J., Simon K. & Zolliker P. "Gamut mapping". Ed. P. W. Hawkes. Elsevier, 2010, pp. 1-34.
  • Barańczuk Z., Zolliker P. & Giesen J. "Image-individualized gamut mapping algorithms". J. Imaging Sci. Techn., 2010, 54, Article number 030201 (7 pp.).
  • Giesen J., Mueller K., Taneva B. & Zolliker P. "Choice-based conjoint analysis: classification vs. discrete choice models". In Preference learning, ed. J. Fürnkranz and E. Hüllermeier. Springer, Berlin, 2010, pp. 297-315.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Hoffstadt H., Kraushaar A., Oberhollenzer B. & Zolliker P. "Estimation of backing influence on halftone reflectance". In 5th European Conference on Colour in Graphics (CGIV 2010), 2010, pp. 181-188.
  • Sprow I., Stamm T. & Zolliker P. "Evaluation of color differences: use of LCD monitor". In 18th Color and Imaging Conference (CIC18), IS&T, 2010, pp. 115-120.
  • Zolliker P. & Barańczuk Z. "Error estimation of paired comparison tests for Thurstone’s Case V". In 5th European Conference on Colour in Graphics (CGIV 2010), 2010, pp. 39-44.
  • Zolliker P., Barańczuk Z., Sprow I. & Giesen J. "Conjoint analysis for evaluating parameterized gamut mapping algorithms". IEEE T. Image Process., 2010, 19, 758-69.
  • Barańczuk Z., Zolliker P. & Giesen J. "Image quality measures for evaluating gamut mapping". In 17th Color Imaging Conference (CIC17), 2009, pp. 21-26.
  • Halbeisen M., Hufenus R., Zolliker P. & Shi W. "Optical effects by fiber surface microstructuring". In 48th man-made fibers congress, 2009, pp. 16.
  • Scheller Lichtenauer M., Mourad S., Zolliker P. & Simon K. "Classification of paper images to predict substrate parameters prior to print". In Computational color imaging: 2nd international workshop (CCIW 2009), ed. A. Trémeau, R. Schettini and S. Tominaga. Springer, 2009, pp. 150-159.
  • Sprow I., Barańczuk Z., Stamm T. & Zolliker P. "Web-based psychometric evaluation of image quality". In Image Quality and System Performance VI, SPIE, 2009, pp. Article number 72420A (12 pp.).
  • Barańczuk Z., Sprow I., Zolliker P. & Giesen J. "Conjoint analysis of parametrized gamut mapping algorithms". In 16th Color Imaging Conference, 2008, pp. 38-43.
  • Halbeisen M., Zolliker P., Shi W. & Hufenus R. "Optical effects by fiber surface microstructuring". In The Fiber Society 2008 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference, 2008, pp. 2 pp.
  • Taneva B., Giesen J., Zolliker P. & Mueller K. "Choice based conjoint analysis: Discrete choice models vs. direct regression". In European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML/PKDD-08): Preference Learning Workshop, 2008, pp. 15 pp.
  • Wang L., Giesen J., McDonnell K. T., Zolliker P. & Mueller K. "Color design for illustrative visualization". IEEE Trans. Visual. Comput. Graphics, 2008, 14, 1739-46.
  • Zolliker P., Mourad S., Shi W., Halbeisen M. & Schmidt H. "Modeling interference color on surface structured fibers". In IS&T's Fourth European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision, 2008, pp. 31-35.
  • Giesen J., Mueller K., Schuberth E., Wang L. & Zolliker P. "Conjoint analysis to measure the perceived quality in volume rendering". IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2007, 13, 1664-71.
  • Giesen J., Schuberth E., Simon K., Zolliker P. & Zweifel O. "Image-dependent gamut mapping as optimization problem". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2007, 16, 2401-10.
  • Zolliker P. & Simon K. "Retaining local image information in gamut mapping algorithms". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2007, 16, 664-72.
  • Giesen J., Schuberth E., Simon K., Zeiter D. & Zolliker P. "A framework for image-dependent gamut mapping". ln Color Imaging XI: Processing, Hardcopy and Applications, SPIE/IS&T 2006.
  • Giesen J., Schuberth E., Simon K. & Zolliker P. "A kernel approach to gamut boundary computations". In Color Image Processing at Eusipco 2006.
  • Zolliker P. & Simon K. "Continuity of gamut mapping algorithms". Journal of Electronic Imaging, 2006, 15.
  • Zolliker P. & Simon K. "Adding local contrast to global gamut mapping algorithms". In 3rd European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision, 2006.
  • Giesen J., Schuberth E., Simon K. & Zolliker P. "Toward image-dependent gamut mapping: Fast and accurate gamut boundary determination". In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2005, pp. 201-210.
  • Zolliker P., Dätwyler M., & Simon K.: „Gamut mapping for small destination gamuts“. In Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, Granada, pp. 345-348, (2005).
  • Steingrimsson U. & Zolliker P.: “Assessment of RGB Encoding for Color Imaging”. 10. Workshop Farbbildverarbeitung, Koblenz: p.103-110; (2004).



  • Zolliker P.: “Fast Gray Calibration for Digital Photographic Printers”. he 1st European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging and Vision (CGIV) Poitiers, France; p. 438-441; (April 2002).
  • Meier R. & Zolliker P.:  "A Color Model for Digital Photo Printing on Silver Halide Paper". The 1st European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging and Vision (CGIV) Poitiers, France; ISBN p. 442-447 (April 2002).
  • Heimgartner E., Zolliker P. & Meier R.: "Color Management in GRETAG’s Digital Imaging Systems CYRA and Masterflex D1008". IS&T’s 12th International Symposium on Photofinishing Technologies Fort Lauderdale, Florida pp. 97-101 (February 2002).
  • Marbach G., Kraft W. & Zolliker P.  "Eye-Tech Scanning in Hybrid and Digital Printers of Gretag Imaging". IS&T’s 11th International Symposium on Photofinishing Technologies, Las Vegas, Nevada pp. 17-19 (January 2000).
  • Zolliker P., Kraft W. & Wacker R. "Automated Control of Production on the Gretag Imaging Master Flex, Using a Densitometer at the Exit of a Paper Processor". IS&T’s 10th International Symposium on Photofinishing New Orleans, Louisiana pp. 34 (February 1998).

High Tc-Superconductor Materials

  • Zolliker P., Cox D.E., Parise J.B., McCarron E.M. & Farneth W.E. "Neutron and Synchrotron X-Ray Powder-Diffraction Study of La2CuO(4+δ)". Physical Review B 42 (10): 6332-6341 (1990).
  • Sinha S.K., Vaknin D., Alvarez M.S., Jacobson A.J., Newsam J., Lewandowski J.T., Johnston D.C., Stassis C., Tranquada J.M., Freltoft T., Moudden H., Goldman A.I., Zolliker P., Cox D.E. & Shirane G. "Neutron-Scattering Studies of Antiferromagnetism in the High-Tc Compounds". Physica B 156: 854-857 (1989).
  • Xu Y.W., Suenaga M., Tafto J., Sabatini R.L, Moodenbaugh A.R. & Zolliker P. "Microstructure, Lattice-Parameters, and Superconductivity of YBa2(Cu1-xFex)3O7-δ for 0 <= x <= 0.33". Physical Review B 39 (10): 6667-6680, Part A (1989).
  • Cox D.E., Zolliker P., Axe J.D., Moudden, A. H., Moodenbaugh A.R. & Xu, Y. "Structural studies of La2-xBaxCuO4 between 11 - 293 K". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 156 pp.141-151, (1989).
  • Zolliker P, Cox DE, Tranquada JM & Shirane G. "Neutron-Powder-Diffraction Study of Nuclear and Magnetic-Structure in YBa2Cu3-xCoxO7+y with x=0.84 and y=0.32". Physical Review B 38 (10): 6575-6582 (1988).
  • Tranquada J.M., Moudden A.H., Goldman A.I., Zolliker P., Cox D.E., Shirane G., Sinha S.K., Vaknin D., Johnston D.C., Alvarez M.S., Jacobson A..J, Lewandowski J.T. & Newsam J.M.: “Antiferromagnetism in YBa2Cu3O6+x". Physical Review B 38 (4): 2477-2485 (1988).
  • Tranquada J.M., Cox D.E., Kunnmann W., Moudden H., Shirane G., Suenaga M., Zolliker P., Vaknin D., Sinha S.K., Alvarez M.S. & Jacobson A.J. & Johnston D.C. "Neutron-Diffraction Determination of Antiferromagnetic Structure of Cu Ions in YBa2Cu3O6+x with x = 0.0 and 0.15". Physical Review Letters 60 (2): 156-159 (1988).

Metal Hydrides

  • Cerny R., Bonhomme F., Yvon K., Fischer P., Zolliker P., Cox D.E. & Hewat A. "Hexamagnesium Dicobalt Undecadeuteride Mg6Co2D11 - Containing [CoD4]5- And [CoD5]4- Complex Anions Conforming to the 18-Electron Rule". Journal of Alloys and Compounds 187 (1): 233-241 (1992).
  • Belin E., Gupta M., Zolliker P. & Yvon K. "An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Densities of States of Dimagnesium Cobalt Pentahydride". Journal of the Less-Common Metals 130: 267-274 (1987).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K., Baerlocher C., Jorgensen J.D. & Rotella F.J. L"ow-Temperature Structure of Mg2NiD4 - A Combined Study of High-Resolution X-Ray and Neutron-Diffraction". Journal of the Less-Common Metals 129: 208-209 (1987).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K., Fischer P. & Schefer J. "Preparation, Structure and Properties of Mg2CoH5". Journal of the Less-Common Metals 129: 211-212 (1987).
  • Zolliker P. "Synthèse, structure et propriétés des hydrures métalliques ternaires Mg2FeH6, Mg2CoH5 et Mg2NiH4". Thèse No.2246, Université de Genève, (1987).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K., Jorgensen J.D. & Rotella F.J. "Structural Studies of the Hydrogen Storage Material Mg2NiH4. 2. Monoclinic Low-Temperature Structure". Inorganic Chemistry 25 (20): 3590-3593 (1986).
  • Zolliker P. & Yvon K. "Comments on the Structure Ambiguity of Cubic Mg2NiH4 as Found by Neutron Powder Diffraction Analysis". Materials Research Bulletin 21 (4): 415-419 (1986).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K. & Baerlocher C. "Low-Temperature Structure of Mg2NiH4 - Evidence for Microtwinning". Journal of the Less-Common Metals 115 (1): 65-78 (1986).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K., Fischer P. & Schefer J. "Dimagnesium Cobalt(I) Pentahydride, Mg2CoH5, Containing Square-Pyramidal [CoH5]4- Anions". Inorganic Chemistry 24 (24): 4177-4180 (1985).
  • Zolliker P., Yvon K.; Fischer P. & Schefer J. "Synthesis, Structure and Property of Mg2CoH5". Helvetica Physica Acta 57 (6): 754-754 (1984).
  • Didisheim J.J., Zolliker P., Yvon K., Fischer P., Schefer J., Gubelmann M. & Williams A.F.. "Dimagnesium Iron(II) Hydride, Mg2FeH6, Containing Octahedral [FeH6]4- Anions". Inorganic Chemistry 23 (13): 1953-1957 (1984).

Physical Chemistry

  • Fischer P., Zolliker P., Meier B.H., Ernst R.R., Hewat A.W., Jorgensen J.D. & Rotella F.J. Structure and Dynamics of Terephthalic Acid from 2-K To 300-K .1. "High-Resolution Neutron-Diffraction: Evidence for a Temperature-Dependent Order-Disorder Transition - A Comparison of Reactor and Pulsed Neutron Source Powder Techniques". Journal of Solid State Chemistry 61 (1): 109-125 (1986).
  • Meier B.H., Meyer R., Ernst R.R., Zolliker P., Furrer A. & Hälg W. "Neutron-Scattering Study of Dynamically Disordered Hydrogen-Bonds - Terephthalic Acid". Chemical Physics Letters 103 (3): 169-174 (1983).
  • Zolliker P. "Neutronenspektroskopische Untersuchung der Dynamik verschiedener Carboxylsäuren". Diplomarbeit publiziert als interner Bericht AF-SSP-121, LNS (Labor für Neutronenstreuung), ETH Zürich (1982).


  • Benz A.O. & Zolliker P. "Polarization of Solar Noise Storm Continuum and Plasma-Wave Density in the Corona". Astronomy and Astrophysics 144 (1): 227-231 (1985).
  • Benz A.O. & Zolliker P. "The Polarization of the Noise Storm Continuum and Upper Limit on Harmonic Emission". Orages Solaires de Type I, Editions du CNRS, 167-170 (1984).

Cryogenic Engineering

  • Yu D., Eyssa Y.M. & Zolliker P. "Electrical boundary resistance in an aluminum-stabilized superconductor". Advances in Cryogenic Engineering 28 701-709 (1982).
  • Hartwig K.T., Zolliker P., Yu D., VanSciver S.W. & Khalil A. "Fabrication and performance of an aluminum-stabilized composite superconductor". Advances in Cryogenic Engineering 28 805-813 (1982).
  • Hartwig K.T., Yu D. & Zolliker P. "Soldering studies of an aluminum stabilized superconductor". Proceedings of the Symposium on Engineering Problems of Fusion Research  p. 1330-1332 (1981).