• Enhancement of Thermal Boundary Conductance of Metal–Polymer System 

      Sandell, Susanne; Maire, Jeremie; Chavez-Angel, Emigdio; Sotomayor Torres, Clivia M.; Kristiansen, Helge; Zhang, Zhiliang; He, Jianying (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In organic electronics, thermal management is a challenge, as most organic materials conduct heat poorly. As these devices become smaller, thermal transport is increasingly limited by organic–inorganic interfaces, for ...
    • Experimental Investigation of Polymer-Coated Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Oil Recovery. 

      Bila, Alberto Luis; Stensen, Jan Åge; Torsæter, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Recently, polymer-coated nanoparticles were proposed for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) due to their improved properties such as solubility, stability, stabilization of emulsions and low particle retention on the rock surface. ...
    • High-Temperature Core Flood Investigation of Nanocellulose as a Green Additive for Enhanced Oil Recovery 

      Aadland, Reidun Cecilie Grønfur; Jakobsen, Trygve Dagsloth; Heggset, Ellinor Bævre; Long-Sanouiller, Haili; Simon, Sebastien Charles; Paso, Kristofer Gunnar; Syverud, Kristin; Torsæter, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Recent studies have discovered a substantial viscosity increase of aqueous cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) dispersions upon heat aging at temperatures above 90 °C. This distinct change in material properties at very low ...
    • Identification of Nanocellulose Retention Characteristics in Porous Media 

      Aadland, Reidun Cecilie Grønfur; Dziuba, Carter Jordan; Heggset, Ellinor Bævre; Syverud, Kristin; Torsæter, Ole; Holt, Torleif; Gates, Ian D.; Bryant, Steven (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The application of nanotechnology to the petroleum industry has sparked recent interest in increasing oil recovery, while reducing environmental impact. Nanocellulose is an emerging nanoparticle that is derived from trees ...
    • Introducing Well-Defined Nanowrinkles in CVD Grown Graphene 

      Verhagen, Tim; Pacáková, Barbara; Kalbac, Martin; Vejpravova, Jana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The control of graphene’s topography at the nanoscale level opens up the possibility to greatly improve the surface functionalization, change the doping level or create nanoscale reservoirs. However, the ability to control ...
    • Kirkwood–Buff Integrals Using Molecular Simulation: Estimation of Surface Effects 

      Dawass, Noura; Krüger, Peter; Schnell, Sondre Kvalvåg; Moultos, Othonas A.; Economou, Ioannis; Vlugt, Thijs J.H.; Simon, Jean-Marc (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Kirkwood–Buff (KB) integrals provide a connection between microscopic properties and thermodynamic properties of multicomponent fluids. The estimation of KB integrals using molecular simulations of finite systems requires ...
    • Nanofiber NiMoO4/g-C3N4 Composite Electrode Materials for Redox Supercapacitor Applications 

      Thiagarajan, Kannadasan; Bavani, Thirugnanam; Arunachalam, Prabhakarn; Lee, Seung Jun; Theerthagiri, Jayaraman; Madhavan, Jaganathan; Pollet, Bruno; Choi, Myong Yong (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      NiMoO4/g-C3N4 was fabricated by a hydrothermal method and used as an electrode material in a supercapacitor. The samples were characterized by XRD, FTIR, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy ...
    • Oil-in-Water Emulsions Stabilized by Cellulose Nanofibrils—The Effects of Ionic Strength and pH 

      Aaen, Ragnhild; Brodin, Fredrik Wernersson; Simon, Sebastien Charles; Heggset, Ellinor Bævre; Syverud, Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Pickering o/w emulsions prepared with 40 wt % rapeseed oil were stabilized with the use of low charged enzymatically treated cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) and highly charged 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO)-oxidized ...
    • Structure and Optical Properties of Titania-PDMS Hybrid Nanocomposites Prepared by In Situ Non-Aqueous Synthesis 

      Dalod, Antoine Robert Marie; Grendal, Ola Gjønnes; Blichfeld, Anders Bank; Furtula, Vedran; Pérez, Javier; Henriksen, Lars; Grande, Tor; Einarsrud, Mari-Ann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Organic-inorganic hybrid materials are attractive due to the combination of properties from the two distinct types of materials. In this work, transparent titania-polydimethylsiloxane hybrid materials with up to 15.5 vol. ...
    • Two-Phase Equilibrium Conditions in Nanopores 

      Rauter, Michael Tobias; Galteland, Olav; Erdos, Mate; Moultos, Othonas A.; Vlugt, Thijs J.H.; Schnell, Sondre Kvalvåg; Bedeaux, Dick; Kjelstrup, Signe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      It is known that thermodynamic properties of a system change upon confinement. To know how, is important for modelling of porous media. We propose to use Hill’s systematic thermodynamic analysis of confined systems to ...