Recent Submissions

  • Polymer Gels Made with Functionalized Organo-Silica Nanomaterials for Conformance Control. 

    Najafiazar, Bahador; Wessel-Berg, Dag; Bergmo, Per Eirik Strand; Simon, Christian; Yang, Juan; Torsæter, Ole; Holt, Torleif (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Deep placement of gel in waterflooded hydrocarbon reservoirs may block channels with high water flow and may divert the water into other parts of the reservoir, resulting in higher oil production. In order to get the gel ...
  • The Norwegian Ccs Research Centre: Industry-Driven Innovation for Fast-Track Ccs Deployment 

    Brunsvold, Amy; Tangen, Grethe; Munkejord, Svend Tollak; Mølnvik, Mona J.; Henriksen, Partow Pakdel (14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-14 21st -25th October 2018, Melbourne, Australia;, Conference object; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    NCCS is a world-class national and international multi-disciplinary CCS Research Centre, linking operators, vendors and academia that have united to address one of the greatest challenges of our time: climate change. Through ...
  • Corrigendum: Genome-Based Genetic Tool Development for Bacillus methanolicus: Theta- and Rolling Circle-Replicating Plasmids for Inducible Gene Expression and Application to Methanol-Based Cadaverine Production 

    Irla, Marta Katarzyna; Heggeset, Tonje Marita Bjerkan; Nærdal, Ingemar; Paul, Lidia; Haugen, Tone; Le, Simone Balzer; Brautaset, Trygve; Wendisch, Volker F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Bacillus methanolicus is a thermophilic methylotroph able to overproduce amino acids from methanol, a substrate not used for human or animal nutrition. Based on our previous RNA-seq analysis a mannitol inducible promoter ...
  • Recycling of the Rare Earth Oxides from Spent Rechargeable Batteries Using Waste Metallurgical Slags 

    Tang, Kai; Ciftja, Arjan; Eijk, Casper van der; Wilson, Shawn C.; Tranell, Gabriella (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    A high temperature process for recycling spent nickel-metal hydride rechargeable batteries has been recently developed at SINTEF/NTNU. The spent battery modules were first frozen with liquid nitrogen for the de-activation ...
  • Therapeutic Effect of Cabazitaxel and Blood-Brain Barrier opening in a Patient-Derived Glioblastoma Model 

    Sulheim, Einar; Mørch, Ýrr Asbjørg; Snipstad, Sofie; Borgos, Sven Even F.; Miletic, Hrvoje; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Davies, Catharina de Lange; Åslund, Andreas (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Treatment of glioblastoma and other diseases in the brain is especially challenging due to the blood-brain barrier, which effectively protects the brain parenchyma. In this study we show for the first time that cabazitaxel, ...
  • Carbon nanofibers have IgE adjuvant capacity but are less potent than nanotubes in promoting allergic airway responses 

    Nygaard, Unni Cecilie; Samuelsen, Mari; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Løvik, Martinus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    There is a growing concern for the possible health impact of nanoparticles. The main objective of this study was to investigate the allergy-promoting capacity of four different carbon nanofiber (CNF) samples in an injection ...
  • Silicon-carbon composite anodes from industrial battery grade silicon 

    Foss, Carl Erik Lie; Andersen, Hanne Flåten; Ulvestad, Asbjørn; Kirkengen, Martin; Vullum, Per Erik; Voje, Jorunn; Tronstad, Ragnar; Mokkelbost, Tommy; Mæhlen, Jan Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In this work, silicon/carbon composites for anode electrodes of Li-ion batteries are prepared from Elkem’s Silgrain® line. Gentle ball milling is used to reduce particle size of Silgrain, and the resulting Si powder consists ...
  • The formation and characterization of sustainable layered films incorporating Microfibrillated Cellulose (MFC) 

    Rodionova, Galina; Roudot, Solenne; Eriksen, Øyvind; Männle, Ferdinand; Gregersen, Øyvind Weiby (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), TEMPO-pretreated MFC, and hybrid polymer/MFC mix were used for the production of layered films with interesting properties for application in food packaging. The series of samples were ...
  • Interoperability architecture for bridging computational tools: Application to steel corrosion in concrete 

    Mir, Zahid M.; Friis, Jesper; Hagelien, Thomas Fjæstad; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Ringdalen, Inga Gudem; Konchakova, Natalia; Mikhail, Zheludkevich; Hoche, Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-15)
    A multiscale modelling framework, especially for corrosion modelling, requires not only robust computational tools but also an efficient datacentric architecture for handling information exchange at different modelling ...
  • Effects of substrate annealing on the gold-catalyzed growth of ZnO nanostructures 

    Weigand, Christian Carl; Skåre, Daniel; Ladam, Cecile; Grepstad, Jostein; Weman, Helge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    The effects of thermal substrate pretreatment on the growth of Au-catalyzed ZnO nanostructures by pulsed laser deposition are investigated. C-plane sapphire substrates are annealed prior to deposition of a thin Au layer. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Assessment of advanced Taylor models, the Taylor factor and yield-surface exponent for FCC metals 

    Zhang, Kai; Holmedal, Bjørn; Manik, Tomas; Saai, Afaf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    High-resolution crystal plasticity-finite element method (CPFEM) simulations are performed to provide new reference values of the Taylor factor M and the isotropic yield surface exponent for high stacking fault energy ...
  • Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol by Pt Nanoparticles Encapsulated in UiO-67: Deciphering the Role of the Metal−Organic Framework 

    Gutterød, Emil Sebastian; Lazzarini, Andrea; Fjermestad, Torstein; Kaur, Gurpreet; Manzoli, Maela; Bordiga, Silvia; Svelle, Stian; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Skúlason, Egill; Øien-Ødegaard, Sigurd; Nova, Ainara; Olsbye, Unni (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) show great prospect as catalysts and catalyst support materials. Yet, studies that address their dynamic, kinetic, and mechanistic role in target reactions are scarce. In this study, an ...
  • An EXAFS and XANES Study of V, Ni, and Fe Speciation in Cokes for Anodes Used in Aluminum Production 

    Jahrsengene, Gøril; Wells, Hannah C.; Sommerseth, Camilla; Ratvik, Arne Petter; Lossius, Lorentz Petter; Sizeland, Katie H.; Kappen, Peter; Svensson, Ann Mari; Haverkamp, Richard G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Lower-quality petroleum coke with higher levels of sulfur and metal impurities will have to be used for the manufacturing of anodes for aluminum production in the future. The sulfur and metallic impurities affect the anode ...
  • Inside the electrode: Looking at cycling products in Li/O2 batteries 

    Augustin, Matthias; Vullum, Per Erik; Vullum-Bruer, Fride; Svensson, Ann Mari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This work investigates the impact of electrochemical reactions and products on discharge capacity and cycling stability with electrolytes based on two common solvents – tetraethylene glycol dimethyl ether (TEGDME) and ...
  • Electrochemical Behaviour of Carbon Anodes Produced with Different Mixing Temperatures and Baking Levels—A Laboratory Study 

    Sommerseth, Camilla; Thorne, Rebecca Jayne; Gebarowski, Wojciech; Ratvik, Arne Petter; Rørvik, Stein; Linga, Hogne; Lossius, Lorentz Petter; Svensson, Ann Mari (Light Metals;2019, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Anodes fabricated from a single source coke were used for investigations of effect of porosity and surface roughness on the electrochemical performance in laboratory scale cells. In order to fabricate anodes differing in ...
  • Effects of CO2 cover gas and yttrium additions on the oxidation of AlMg alloys 

    Smith, Nicholas Albert; Gleeson, Brian; wissam, saidi; Kvithyld, Anne; Tranell, Gabriella (Light Metals;2019, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    AlMg alloys are known to suffer from problematic oxidation that can result in significant dross formation and loss of Mg from the melt. Historically, beryllium has been used to minimize the oxidation as it forms a protective ...
  • A highly asymmetric gold(III) η3‐allyl complex 

    Holmsen, Marte Sofie; Nova, Ainara; Øien-Ødegaard, Sigurd; Heyn, Richard H.; Tilset, Mats (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    A highly asymmetric AuIII η3‐allyl complex has been generated by treating Au(η1‐allyl)Br(tpy) (tpy=2‐(p‐tolyl)pyridine) with AgNTf2. The resulting η3‐allyl complex has been characterized by NMR spectroscopy and X‐ray ...
  • Hematite microdisks as an alternative anode material for lithium-ion batteries 

    Balasingam, Suresh Kannan; Kundu, Manab; Balamuralitharan, Balakrishnan; Kim, Hee-Je; Svensson, Ann Mari; Jayasayee, Kaushik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In this work, hematite microdisks (500 nm to 1 μm in diameter, ∼200 nm in thickness) have been synthesized by a facile hydrothermal method which exhibited good cycling stability at a current density of 200 mA g−1 and ...
  • Thermoelectric transport trends in group 4 half-Heusler alloys 

    Berland, Kristian; Shulumba, Nina; Hellman, Olle; Persson, Clas; Løvvik, Ole Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The thermoelectric properties of 54 different group 4 half-Heusler (HH) alloys have been studied from first principles. Electronic transport was studied with density functional theory using hybrid functionals facilitated ...

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