Recent Submissions

  • From hybrid solvents to water-lean solvents – A critical and historical review 

    Wanderley, Ricardo Ramos; Pinto, Diego Di Domenico; Knuutila, Hanna K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Every year, a plethora of studies focused on developing water-lean solvents for CO2 capture is published in the scientific literature. More often than not, these studies lack a satisfactory contextualization with the ...
  • The fate of hydrocarbon leaks from plugged and abandoned wells by means of natural seepages 

    Tveit, Mari Røstvig; Khalifeh, Mahmoud; Nordam, Tor; Saasen, Arild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    When a well reaches the end of its productive life, it is permanently plugged and abandoned. Even though new technology and verification methods are being evaluated, it is evident that operational, barrier material and ...
  • Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XV 

    Tangstad, Merete; Andresen, Birger; Rong, Harry; Tveit, Halvard; Gamst, Ingrid (Book, 2020)
  • Nanoscale imaging of shale fragments with coherent X-ray diffraction 

    Chattopadhyay, Basab; Madathiparambil, Aldritt Scaria; Mürer, Fredrik Kristoffer; Cerasi, Pierre; Chushkin, Yuriy; Zontone, Federico; Gibaud, Alain; Breiby, Dag Werner (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Despite the abundance of shales in the Earth’s crust and their industrial and environmental importance, their microscale physical properties are poorly understood, owing to the presence of many structurally related mineral ...
  • Novel pathways to metastasis of breast cancer 

    Wolowczyk, Camilla Izabel (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:397, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Ny diagnostikk for persontilpasset behandling av brystkreft Rundt 3600 kvinner blir årlig diagnostisert med brystkreft i Norge. Bedre diagnostikk og behandling bidrar til at flere enn 90% av brystkreftpasientene i dag ...
  • Numerical integrators for Lagrangian oceanography 

    Nordam, Tor; Duran, Rodrigo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    A common task in Lagrangian oceanography is to calculate a large number of drifter trajectories from a velocity field pre-calculated with an ocean model. Mathematically, this is simply numerical integration of an Ordinary ...
  • Atomic structure of solute clusters in Al-Zn-Mg alloys 

    Lervik, Adrian; Thronsen, Elisabeth; Friis, Jesper; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Wenner, Sigurd; Bendo, Artenis; Matsuda, Kenji; Holmestad, Randi; Andersen, Sigmund Jarle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Scanning transmission electron microscopy imaging of Al–Zn–Mg alloys has provided new information on the atomic structures of solute rich clusters forming from a supersaturated solid solution at low temperatures. A unique ...
  • Evolution of SiOx shell layers on SiC-SiOx core-shell nanowires 

    Broggi, Andrea; Ringdalen, Eli; Tangstad, Merete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Composite core-shell SiC-SiOx nanowires can be produced by heating quartz and SiC powders, with addition of Ar(g) or He(g). The two powders are mixed to create pellets, which will react to SiO(g) and CO(g) at elevated ...
  • Environmental pollutants in the terrestrial and urban environment 2019 

    Heimstad, Eldbjørg Sofie; Moe, Børge; Nygård, Torgeir; Herzke, Dorte; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla (NILU rapport;, Research report, 2020)
    Samples from the urban terrestrial environment in the Oslo area were analysed for various inorganic and organic environmental pollutants. The selected species were earthworm, fieldfare, sparrowhawk, brown rat, red fox and ...
  • Atomistic Scale Modelling of Defects in Aluminium Alloys 

    Frafjord, Jonas (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:400, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    «Deformasjoner som en ser når metall bøyer seg, er en kollektiv bevegelse av små linjedefekter i atomstrukturen.» Dette sitatet oppsummerer temaet til doktorgradsarbeidet som handler om hvordan atomer i aluminium oppfører ...
  • Stretching and breaking of PEO nanofibres. A classical force field and ab initio simulation study 

    Bering, Eivind; de Wijn, Astrid S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The burgeoning development of nanotechnology is allowing us to construct more and more nano-scale systems in the real world that used to only exist in computer simulations. Among them, nanofibres made of only a few aligned ...
  • Tin and Tin Alloys for Low Cost Bipolar Plates in PEM Fuel Cells 

    McCay, Katie (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:408, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells are one of the most promising futures for green energy, as they provide a sustainable alternative to combustion engines in vehicles. The bipolar plate (BPP) is a crucial component ...
  • Effect of seeding methods and hatchery periods on sea cultivation of Saccharina latissima (Phaeophyceae): a Norwegian case study 

    Forbord, Silje; Steinhovden, Kristine; Solvang, Torfinn; Handå, Aleksander; Skjermo, Jorunn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    To reach the goal of an industrialised macroalgae industry in Norway and other high-cost countries in the near future, a standardised seedling production method to improve quality control and predictability of cultivated ...
  • Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes for CO2 Removals 

    Lei, Linfeng (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:401, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    New technologies that are more energy efficient could, if applied in the large-scale CO2 removal process, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and achieve a low-carbon future. Compared to traditional amine-based absorption, ...
  • Class IV lasso peptides synergistically induce proliferation of cancer cells and sensitize them to doxorubicin 

    Madland, Eva; Felipe Guerrero-Garzón, Jaime; Zehl, Martin; Singh, Madhurendra; Rezaei, Shiva; Aachmann, Finn Lillelund; Courtade, Gaston; Urban, Ernst; Rückert, Christian; Busche, Tobias; Kalinowski, Jörn; Cao, Yan-Ru; Jiang, Yi; Jiang, Cheng-lin; Selivanova, Galina; Zotchev, Sergey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Heterologous expression of a biosynthesis gene cluster from Amycolatopsis sp. resulted in the discovery of two unique class IV lasso peptides, felipeptins A1 and A2. A mixture of felipeptins stimulated proliferation of ...
  • Supercritical extraction and microwave activation of wood wastes for enhanced syngas production and generation of fullerene-like soot particles 

    Trubetskaya, Anna; Hunt, Andrew J.; Budarin, Vitaliy L.; Attard, Thomas M.; Kling, Jens; Surup, Gerrit Ralf; Arshadi, Mehrdad; Umeki, Kentaro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This work demonstrated that supercritical carbon dioxide extraction is effective as a pre-treatment technology to generate soot particles with the fullerene-like structure and increase syngas yield from extracted residues ...
  • Measurement and prediction of oxygen solubility in post-combustion CO2 capture solvents 

    Buvik, Vanja; Bernhardsen, Ida; Figueiredo, Roberta V.; Vevelstad, Solrun Johanne; Goetheer, Earl L.V.; van os, peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This work aims to understand oxygen solubility in pure and aqueous amine solvents for CO2 capture. Commercially available dissolved oxygen sensors were studied to evaluate whether these can be used for measuring oxygen ...
  • First-principles study of topologically protected vortices and ferroelectric domain walls in hexagonal YGaO3 

    Småbråten, Didrik Rene; Nakata, Ayako; Meier, Dennis; Miyazaki, Tsuyoshi; Selbach, Sverre Magnus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Ferroelectric behavior on the meso- and macroscopic scale depends on the formation and dynamics of domains and controlling the domain patterns is imperative to device performance. While density functional theory (DFT) ...
  • A Legendre–Fenchel Transform for Molecular Stretching Energies 

    Bering, Eivind; Bedeaux, Dick; Kjelstrup, Signe; de Wijn, Astrid S.; Latella, Ivan; Rubi, Miguel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Single-molecular polymers can be used to analyze to what extent thermodynamics applies when the size of the system is drastically reduced. We have recently verified using molecular-dynamics simulations that isometric and ...
  • Drivers of plant recruitment in alpine vegetation 

    Nystuen, Kristin Odden (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:394, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Hva er viktig for rekruttering av planter i fjellet? Endringer i klima og beite påvirker vegetasjonen i fjellet. Noen arter øker i utbredelse, mens andre er i nedgang. Det fører til nye sammensetninger av plantesamfunn. ...

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