Recent Submissions

  • Ultrasound-Mediated Delivery of Chemotherapy into the Transgenic Adenocarcinoma of the Mouse Prostate Model 

    Fagerland, Stein-Martin Tilrum; Berg, Sigrid; Hill, Deborah Katherine; Snipstad, Sofie; Sulheim, Einar; Hyldbakk, Astrid; Kim, Jana; Davies, Catharina de Lange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Ultrasound (US) in combination with microbubbles (MB) has had promising results in improving delivery of chemotherapeutic agents. However, most studies are done in immunodeficient mice with xenografted tumors. We used two ...
  • Exposure to ultrafine particles in the ferroalloy industry using a logbook method 

    Jørgensen, Rikke Bramming; Kero, Ida; Blom, Aleksander; Grove, Esten Eide; Svendsen, Kristin V Hirsch (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: It is difficult to assess workers’ exposure to ultrafine particles (UFP) due to the lack of personal sampling equipment available for this particle fraction. The logbook method has been proposed as a general ...
  • Variability in the formation and framework polymorphism of metal-organic frameworks based on yttrium(III) and the bifunctional organic linker 2,5-dihydroxyterephthalic acid 

    Dietzel, Pascal D.C.; Blom, Richard; Fjellvåg, Helmer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Depending on the solvothermal reaction conditions, we obtained three different metal‐organic frameworks with yttrium(III) as metal component and 2,5‐dihdyroxyterepthalic acid (H4dhtp) as bifunctional organic linker: ...
  • Experimental Treatment of Mucinous Peritoneal Metastases Using Patient-Derived Xenograft Models 

    Fleten, Karianne Giller; Lund-Andersen, Christin; Waagene, Stein; Abrahamsen, Torveig Weum; Mørch, Yrr; Pedersen, Kjetil Boye; Kristensen, Annette Torgunrud; Flatmark, Kjersti (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Mucinous peritoneal metastases (PM) generally respond poorly to systemic treatment, and there is a clear unmet need for new treatment strategies to improve survival and quality of life for patients with PM. In this work, ...
  • Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing with TiC-Nanoparticle Reinforced AA5183 Alloy 

    Langelandsvik, Geir; Ragnvaldsen, Olav; Flåm, Jan Eskil; Akselsen, Odd Magne; Roven, Hans Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Wire and arc additive manufacturing of aluminium-ceramic composites shows great potential to produce high strength materials. By incorporation of nanoparticles in the feedstock wire, fine-grained material with low ...
  • Facilitated transport membranes containing graphene oxide-based nanoplatelets for CO2 separation: Effect of 2D filler properties 

    Janakiram, Saravanan; Marin Espejo, Juan Luis; Yu, Xinyi; Ansaloni, Luca; Deng, Liyuan (Journal of Membrane Science;0376-7388, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Realization of suitable membrane-based technology for efficient CO2 capture to mitigate climate change relies on the development of thin-film composite (TFC) membranes with superior separation performance. Graphene oxide ...
  • Development of Al-TiC Wire Feedstock for Additive Manufacturing by Metal Screw Extrusion 

    Langelandsvik, Geir; Grandcolas, Mathieu; Skorpen, Kristian Grøtta; Furu, Trond; Akselsen, Odd Magne; Roven, Hans Jørgen (Metals;2075-4701, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The development of customised aluminium alloys for welding and additive manufacturing (AM) is proposed to solve several quality issues and to enhance the mechanical integrity of components. The introduction of ceramic grain ...
  • Synthesis and Evaluation of K-Promoted Co3-xMgxAl-Oxides as Solid CO2 Sorbents in the Sorption-Enhanced Water−Gas Shift (SEWGS) Reaction 

    Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Håkonsen, Silje Fosse; Pierchala, Joanna; Cobden, Paul; Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Hydrogen is essential in a variety of large-scale chemical processes. As a carbon-free energy carrier, hydrogen has a potential for wide use within power production and transportation. However, most of the recent production ...
  • Copper enrichment on aluminium surfaces after electropolishing and its effect on electron imaging and diffraction 

    Wenner, Sigurd; Lervik, Adrian; Thronsen, Elisabeth; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Kubowicz, Stephan; Holmestad, Randi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Electropolishing is the most common method of preparing samples of aluminium alloys for scanning and transmission electron microscopy, as it yields a good surface quality and large flat, electron-transparent areas. Like ...
  • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • The unique hybrid precipitate in a peak-aged Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloy 

    Gazizov, Marat; Boev, A.O.; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Andersen, Sigmund Jarle; Holmestad, Randi; Kaibyshev, Rustam; Aksyonov, D.A.; Krasnikov, V.S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The prevalent hardening phase forming in an Al-Cu-Mg-Ag alloy after peak-aging at 150 and 190 °C has been investigated using transmission electron microscopy methods. The precipitate atomic structure was determined. It is ...
  • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Characterisation of a Real-World Søderberg Electrode 

    Glastonbury, Ralph; Beukes, Paul; van Zyl, Pieter Gideon; Tangstad, Merete; Ringdalen, Eli; Dall, Douglas; Steenkamp, Joalet Dalene; Mushwana, Masana (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Very little research on Søderberg electrodes has been published in the journal peer reviewed public domain. The main aim of this work is to characterise a Søderberg electrode that was cut off approximately 0.5 m below the ...
  • Co2 Separation in Nanocomposite Membranes by the Addition of Amidine and Lactamide Functionalized POSS® Nanoparticles into a PVA Layer 

    Guerrero Heredia, Gabriel; Hagg, May-Britt; Simon, Christian; Peters, Thijs; Rival, Nicolas; Denonville, Christelle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    In this article, we studied two different types of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POSS®) functionalized nanoparticles as additives for nanocomposite membranes for CO2 separation. One with amidine functionalization ...
  • Seaweed and Seaweed Bioactives for Mitigation of Enteric Methane: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Abbott, D. Wade; Aasen, Inga Marie; Beauchemin, Karen A.; Grondahl, Fredrik; Gruninger, Robert; Hayes, Maria; Huws, Sharon; Kenny, David A.; Krizsan, Sophie J.; Kirwan, Stuart F.; Lind, Vibeke; Meyer, Ulrich; Ramin, Mohammad; Theodoridou, Katerina; van Soosten, Dirk; Walsh, Pamela J.; Waters, Sinead; Xing, Xiaohui (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The need to become more efficient in agriculture and the food industry exists parallel to the challenge of climate change. Meat and dairy production is the target of much scrutiny due to methane (CH4) emissions and global ...
  • High interfacial charge storage capability of carbonaceous cathodes for Mg batteries 

    Wang, Lu; Jiang, Bo; Vullum, Per Erik; Svensson, Ann Mari; Erbe, Andreas; Selbach, Sverre Magnus; Xu, Huailiang; Vullum-Bruer, Fride (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    A rechargeable Mg battery where the capacity mainly originates from reversible reactions occurring at the electrode/electrolyte interface efficiently avoids the challenge of sluggish Mg intercalation encountered in ...
  • Hydropower Bidding in a Multi-Market Setting 

    Fleten, Stein-Erik; Kaut, Michal; Midthun, Kjetil Trovik; Pérez-Valdés, Gerardo A (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    We present a literature survey and research gap analysis of mathematical and statistical methods used in the context of optimizing bids in electricity markets. Particularly, we are interested in methods for hydropower ...
  • Techno-economic assessment of chemical looping reforming of natural gas for hydrogen production and power generation with integrated CO2 capture 

    Nazir, Shareq Mohd; Francisco Morgado, Joana; Bolland, Olav; Quinta-Ferreira, Rosa; Amini, Shahriar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    The current study presents the techno-economic analysis of the CLR-CC process. The CLR-CC process comprises of chemical looping reforming (CLR) of Natural Gas, water gas shift, CO2 capture and compression, and combined ...
  • Predicting strain engineering strategies using iKS1317: a genome-scale metabolic model of Streptomyces coelicolor 

    Kumelj, Tjasa; Sulheim, Snorre; Wentzel, Alexander; Almaas, Eivind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Streptomyces coelicolor is a model organism for the Actinobacteria, a phylum known to produce an extensive range of different bioactive compounds that include antibiotics currently used in the clinic. Biosynthetic gene ...
  • GaN/AlGaN nanocolumn ultraviolet light-emitting diode using double-Layer graphene as substrate and transparent electrode 

    Høiaas, Ida Marie; Liudi Mulyo, Andreas; Vullum, Per Erik; Kim, Dong Chul; Ahtapodov, Lyubomir; Fimland, Bjørn-Ove; Kishino, Katsumi; Weman, Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    The many outstanding properties of graphene have impressed and intrigued scientists for the last few decades. Its transparency to light of all wavelengths combined with a low sheet resistance makes it a promising electrode ...

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