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Beil, S., Markiewicz, M., Silva Pereira, C., Stepnowski, P., Thöming, J. & Stolte, S. (2021). Toward the Proactive Design of Sustainable Chemicals: Ionic Liquids as a Prime Example. Chemical Reviews.​​​​​​​

Gavalás-Olea, A., Siol, A., Sakka, Y., Köser, J., Nentwig, N., Hauser, T., Filser, J., Thöming, J. & Lang, I. (2021). Potential of the Red Alga Dixoniella grisea for the Production of Additives for Lubricants. Plants 10(9), 1836.

Giesler, J., Weirauch, L., Thöming, J., Baune, M. & Pesch, G.R. (2021). Separating microparticles by material and size using dielectrophoretic chromatography with frequency modulation. Scientific Reports 11(1), 16861.

Ridder, H., Sinn, C., Pesch, G.R., Ilsemann, J., Dreher, W. & Thöming, J. (2021). A large fixed bed reactor for MRI operando experiments at elevated temperature and pressure. Review of Scientific Instruments 92(4), 043711.

Bösing, I., Ortmann-Ishkina, S., Herrmann, M., Schenk, C., Kuhfuss, B. & Baune, M. (2021). Control of corrosion features by forming parameters. Paper presented at ESAFORM 2021. 24th International Conference on Material Forming, Liège, Belgique.

Sinn, C., Wentrup, J., Pesch, G.R. & Thöming, J. (2021). Heat Transport in Open-Cell Foams: CFD Analysis of Artificial Heat Sources vs Fully Resolved Exothermal Reactions. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 60(12), 4542-4551. 

Mirdrikvand, M., Sadeghi, M., Pesch, G. R., Dreher, W. & Thöming, J. (2021). Full-Field Comparison of MRV and CFD of Gas Flow through Regular Catalytic Monolithic Structures. Processes 9(3), 566.

Kemper, P., Küsterman, E., Dreher, W., Helmers, T., Mießner, U., Besser, B. & Thöming, J. (2021). Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Non‐invasive Study of Hydrodynamics Inside Gas‐Liquid Taylor Flows. Chemical Engineering & Technology 44(3), 456-476.

Swapnasrita S., Albinsson, D., Pesch, G. R., Ström, H., Langhammer, C. & Mädler, L. (2021). Unravelling CO oxidation reaction kinetics on single Pd nanoparticles in nanoconfinement using a nanofluidic reactor and DSMC simulations. Chemical Engineering Science: X, 100088.

Sinn, C., Wentrup, J., Pesch, G. R., Thöming, J. & Kiewidt, L. (2021). Structure-heat transport analysis of periodic open-cell foams to be used as catalyst carriers. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 166, 209–219.

Pesch, G. R. & Du, F. (2021). A review of dielectrophoretic separation and classification of non‐biological particles. Electrophoresis 42(1–2), 134–152.

Sinn, C., Wentrup, J., Thöming, J. & Pesch, G. R. Influence of Pressure, Velocity and Fluid Material on Heat Transport in Structured Open-Cell Foam Reactors Investigated Using CFD SimulationsChemEngineering 4(4), 61.

Groll, R., Kunze, S. & Besser, B. Correction of second-order slip condition for higher Knudsen numbers by approximation of free-molecular diffusionPhysics of Fluids 32, 092008. 

Besser, B., Kunze, S., Wilhelm, M., Rezwan, K. & Thöming, J. (2020). Surface functionalization of mesoporous Membranes: Impact on Pore Structure and Gas Flow Mechanisms. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 12(35), 39388–39396.

Lorenz, M., Weber, A. P., Baune, M., Thöming, J. & Pesch, G. R. (2020). Aerosol classification by dielectrophoresis: a theoretical study on spherical particles. Scientific Reports 10, 10617.

Sinn, C., Kranz, F., Wentrup, J., Thöming, J., Wehinger, G.D., & Pesch, G.R. (2020). CFD Simulations of Radiative Heat Transport in Open-Cell Foam Catalytic ReactorsCatalysts 10, 716.

Sadeghi, M., Mirdrikvand, M., Pesch, G.R., Dreher, W., & Thöming, J. (2020). Full-field analysis of gas flow within open-cell foams: comparison of micro-computed tomography-based CFD simulations with experimental magnetic resonance flow mapping data. Experiments in Fluids 61124.

Benz, D., Felter, K. M., Köser, J., Thöming, J., Mul, G., Grozema, F. C., Hintzen, H. T., Kreutzer, M. T. & van Ommen, J. R. (2020). Assessing the Role of Pt Clusters on TiO2 (P25) on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Acid Blue 9 and Rhodamine BJournal of Physical Chemistry C.

Lorenz, M., Malangré, D., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. & Pesch, G. R. (2020). High-throughput dielectrophoretic filtration of sub-micron and micro particles in macroscopic porous materials. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 412, 3903–3914.

Bösing, I., Marquardt, G. & Thöming, J. (2020). Effect of Heat Treatment of Martensitic Stainless Steel on Passive Layer Growth Kinetics Studied by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy in Conjunction with the Point Defect Model. Corros. Mater. Degrad. 1(1), 6.

Imani Moqadam, S., Baune, M., Bösing, I., Heinzel, C., Meyer, D., Thomann, A., Wielki, N. & Ellendt, N. (2020). Reproducibility of High-Throughput Sample Properties Produced by a High-Temperature Molten Metal Droplet GeneratorMetals10(3), 297.

Helmers, T., Kemper, P., Mießner, U. & Thöming, J. (2020). Refractive index matching (RIM) using double-binary liquid–liquid mixturesExperiments in Fluids 61(2), 64.

Mirdrikvand, M., Sadeghi, M., Karim, M.N., Thöming, J. & Dreher, W. (2020). Pore-Scale Analysis of Axial and Radial Dispersion Coefficients of Gas Flow in Macroporous Foam Monoliths Using NMR-based Displacement Measurements, Chemical Engineering Journal 388, 124234.

Giesler, J., Pesch, G. R., Schmidt, M.-P., Weirauch, L, Thöming, J. & Baune, M. (2020). Polarizability-Dependent Sorting of Microparticles Using Continuous-Flow Dielectrophoretic Chromatography with a Frequency Modulation MethodMicromachines 11(1), 38

Bösing, I., Bobrov, I., Epp, J., Baune, M. & Thöming, J. (2020). Influence of Systematically Changed Martensite Content on the Passive Film Properties of Austenitic Stainless Steel in Neutral ElectrolyteInternational Journal of Electrochemical Society 15, 319­–333.

Steinbacher, M., Alexe, G., Baune, M., Bobrov, I., Bösing, I., Clausen, B., Czotscher, T., Epp, J., Fischer, A., Langstädtler, L., Meyer, D., Menon, S. R., Riemer, O., Sonnenberg, H., Thomann, A., Toenjes, A., Vollertsen, F., Wielki, N. & Ellendt, N. (2019). Descriptors for High Throughput in Structural Materials Development. High-Throughput 8(4), 22.

Weirauch, L., Lorenz, M., Hill, N., Lapizco-Encinas, B. H., Baune, M., Pesch, G. R., & Thöming, J. (2019). Material-selective separation of mixed microparticles via insulator-based dielectrophoresisBiomicrofluidics 13(6), 064112.

Helmers T., Kemper, P., Thöming, J. & Mießner, U. (2019). Modeling the Excess Velocity of Low-Viscous Taylor Droplets in Square MicrochannelsFluids 4(3), 162.

Ilsemann, J., Straß-Eifert, A., Friedland, J., Kiewidt, L., Thöming, J., Bäumer, M. & Güttel, R. (2019). Cobalt@Silica Core‐Shell Catalysts for Hydrogenation of CO/CO2 Mixtures to MethaneChemCatChem 11, 4884–4893.

Mirdrikvand, M., Ridder, H., Thöming, J. & Dreher, W. (2019). Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging for temperature measurements in catalyst supports with an axial gas flowReaction Chemistry & Engineering 4, 1844-1853.

Hawari, A. H., Larbi, B., Alkhatib, A., Yasir, A. T., Du, F., Baune, M. & Thöming, J. (2019). Impact of aeration rate and dielectrophoretic force on fouling suppression in submerged membrane bioreactors, Chemical Engineering and Processing–Process Intensification 142.

Helmers, T., Kemper, P., Thöming, J. & Mießner, U. (2019). Determining the flow-related cap deformation of Taylor droplets at low Ca numbers using ensemble-averaged high-speed images, Experiments in Fluids 60 (113)

Bösing, I., Cramer, L., Steinbacher, M., Zoch, H. W., Thöming, J. & Baune, M. (2019). Influence of heat treatment on the microstructure and corrosion resistance of martensitic stainless steelAIP Advances 9, 065317.

Sinn, C., Pesch, G. R., Thöming, J. & Kiewidt, L. (2019). Coupled conjugate heat transfer and heat production in open-cell ceramic foams investigated using CFDInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 139, 600–612.

Swapnasrita, S., Pesch, G. R., Dreyer, J. A. H., Riefler, N., Wriedt, T. & Mädler, L. (2019). Implementation of parcel method for surface reactions in DSMC, Computers & Fluids 187, 1-11.

Markiewicz, M., Zhang, Y. Q., Empl, M. T., Lykaki, M., Thöming, J., Steinberg, P. & Stolte, S. (2019). Hazard assessment of quinaldine-, alkylcarbazole-, benzene-and toluene-based liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHCs) systemsEnergy & Environmental Science 12, 366–383.

Kiewidt, L. & Thöming, J. (2019). Multiscale modeling of monolithic sponges as catalyst carrier for the methanation of carbon dioxide, Chemical Engineering Science X 2, 100016.

Kiewidt, L. & Thöming, J. (2019). Pareto-optimal design and assessment of monolithic sponges as catalyst carriers for exothermic reactions, Chemical Engineering Journal 359, 496-504.

Hawari, A. H, Bouthaina, L., Alkhatib, A., Du, F., Baune, M. & Thöming, J. (2019). Insulator-based dielectrophoresis for fouling suppression in submerged membranes bioreactors: Impact of insulators shape and dimensionsSeparation and Purification Technology 213, 507–514.

Schnuelle, C., Thoeming, J., Wassermann, T., Thier, P., von Gleich, A. & Goessling-Reisemann, S. (2019). Socio-technical-economic assessment of power-to-X: Potentials and limitations for an integration into the German energy systemEnergy Research & Social Science51, 187–197.


Midrikvand, M., Ilsemann, J., Thöming, J., Dreher, M. (2018). Spatially Resolved Characterization of the Gas Propagator in Monolithic Structured Catalysts Using NMR Diffusiometry, Chemical Engineering & Technology 41(9), 1871-1880.

Bösing, I., Herrmann, M., Bobrov, I., Thöming, J., Kuhfuss, B., Epp, Jérémy, Baune, M. (2018). The influence of microstructure deformation on the corrosion resistance of cold formed stainless steelMATEC Web of Conferences 190, 04002.

Larbi, B., Du. F, Baune, M., Thöming, J., Hawari, A. H. (2018). Numerical study on the effect of insulator size and shape on fouling suppression by electrodeless dielectrophoresis in submerged membrane bioreactorsAIP Conference Proceedings 1982, 020038.

Pesch, G. R., Lorenz, M., Sachdev, S., Salameh, S., Du, F., Baune, M. Boukany, P. E., Thöming, J. (2018). Bridging the scales in high-throughput dielectrophoretic (bio-)particle separation in porous media, Scientific Reports 8, 10480.

Kück, U. D., Mießner, U., Aydin, M., Thöming, J. (2018). Mixing time and mass transfer of rising bubbles in swarm turbulence. Chemical Engineering Science 187, 367-376.

Zampardi, G., Thöming, J., Naatz, H., Amin, H. M. A., Pokhrel, S., Mädler, L., Compton, R. G. (2018). Electrochemical Behavior of Single CuO Nanoparticles: Implications for the Assessment of their Environmental Fate, Small 1801765.

Ulpts, J., Kiewidt, L., Dreher, W., Thöming, J. (2018). 3D characterization of gas phase reactors with regularly and irregularly structured monolithic catalysts by NMR imaging and modeling. Catalysis Today 310, 176-186.

Du, F., Hawari, A. H., Larbi, B., Ltaief, A., Pesch, G. R., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2018). Fouling suppression in submerged membrane bioreactors by obstacle dielectrophoresis. Journal of Membrane Science 549, 466-473.

Larbi, B., Ltaief, A., Hawari, A. H., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2018). Impact of pulsed dielectrophoretic supply on the function of microorganisms in membrane bioreactors, Journal of Environmental Engineering 144(4), 04018017.


Bösing, I., Thöming, J., Baune, M. (2017). Electrolyte composition for distinguishing corrosion mechanisms in steel alloy Screening“, International Journal of Corrosion,

Dołżonek J., Cho C.-W., Stepnowski P., Markiewicz M., Thöming J., Stolte S. (2017). Membrane partitioning of ionic liquid cations, anions and ion pairs – estimating the bioconcentration potential of organic ions. Environmental Pollution 228, 378-389.

Larbi, B, Ltaief, A., Hawari, A., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2017).Assessment of the Effect of Dielectrophoresis (DEP) on the Viability of Activated Sludge Biomass,.International Journal of Environmental Science and Development 8(10), 715-718.

Larbi, B., Hawari, A. H., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2017). Impact of the pulsed voltage input and the electrode spacing on the enhancement of the permeate flux in a dielectrophoresis based anti-fouling system for a submerged membrane bioreactor. Separation and Purification Technology 187, 102-109.

Mießner, U., Kück, U. D., Haase, K., Kähler, C. J., Fritsching, U., Thöming, J. (2017). Experimental assessment of a new device to mimic bubble swarm turbulence. Chemical Engineering & Technology 40(8), 1466-1474.

Haase, K., Kück, U. D., Thöming, J., Kähler, C. J. (2017) Emulation of Bubble-Induced Turbulence Using Randomly Moving Particles in a Grid Structure. Chemical Engineering and Technology 40(8), 1502-1511.

Köser, J., Engelke, M., Hoppe, M., Nogowski, A., Filser, J., Thöming, J. (2017). Predictability of silver nanoparticle speciation and toxicity in ecotoxicological media. Environmental Science: Nano 4(7), 1470-1483.

Besser, B., Malik, S., Baune, M., Kroll, S., Thöming, J., Rezwan, K. (2017). The influence of the functional group density on gas flow and selectivity: Nanoscale interactions in alkyl-functionalized mesoporous membranes. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials 237, 38–48.

Naatz, H., Lin, S., Li, R., Jiang, W., Ji, Z., Chang, C.-H., Köser, J., Thöming, J., Xia, T., Nel, A. E., Mädler, L., Pokhrel, S. (2017). Safe-by-Design CuO Nanoparticles via Fe-Doping, Cu−O Bond Length Variation, and Biological Assessment in Cells and Zebrafish Embryos. ACS Nano 11 (1), 501–515.

Pesch, G. R., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2017). Influence of geometry and material of insulating posts on particle trapping using positive dielectrophoresis, Journal of Chromatography A 1483, 127-137.

Gajda, K., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2017). Recycling Options for Steel Working Slag and Upcycling PerspectivesProcedia Manufacturing 8, 643-648,

Besser, B., Malik, S., Baune, M., Kroll, S., Thöming, J., Rezwan, K. (2017). The influence of the functional group density on gas flow and selectivity: Nanoscale interactions in alkyl-functionalized mesoporous membranes. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials 237, 38–48.

Helmers, T., Thöming, J., Mießner, U. (2017). Retrieving accurate temporal and spatial information about Taylor slug flows from non-invasive NIR photometry measurements. Experiments in Fluids 58 (11), 160.

Pesch, G. R., Kiewidt, L., Du, F., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2016). Electrodeless dielectrophoresis: Impact of geometry and material on obstacle polarization, Electorphoresis 37 (2016) 291-301.

Wang, Y., Du, F., Pesch, G. R., Köser, J., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2016). Microparticle trajectories in a high-throughput channel for contact-free fractionation by dielectrophoresis, Chemical Engineering Science 153, 34-44.

Besser, B., Ahmed, A., Baune, M., Kroll, S., Thöming, J., Rezwan, K. (2016). Applying Alkyl-Chain Surface Functionalizations in Mesoporous Inorganic Structures: Their Impact on Gas Flow and Selectivity Depending on Temperature. ACS Applied Materieals and Interfaces 8(40), 26938-26947.

Graur, I., Méolans, J. G., Perrier, P., Thöming, J., Veltzke, T. (2016). A physical explanation of the gas flow diode effect.Microfluidics Nanofluidics 20, 145.

Schubert, M., Schubert, L., Thomé, A., Kiewidt, L., Rosebrock, C., Thöming, J., Roessner, F., Bäumer, M. (2016). Coatings of active and heat-resistant cobalt-aluminium xerogel catalysts. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 477, 64–73.

Veltzke, T., Pille, F., Thöming, J. (2016). Delayed binary and multicomponent gas diffusion in conical tubes. Chemical Engineering Science148, 93–107.

Ulpts, J., Dreher, W., Kiewidt, L., Schubert, M., Thöming, J. (2016). In situ analysis of gas phase reaction processes within monolithic catalyst supports by applying NMR imaging methods. Catalysis Today 273, 91-98.

Cho CW, Stolte S, Yun YS, Krossing I, Thöming J (2015) In silico prediction of linear free energy relationship descriptors of neutral and ionic compounds. RSC Advances 5, 80634-80642.

Szalmas L, Veltzke T, Thöming J (2015) Analysis of the diodic effect of flows of rarefied gases in tapered rectangular channels. Vacuum 120, 147-154.

Besser B, Veltzke T, Dreyer JAH, Bartels J, Baune M, Kroll S, Thöming J, Rezwan K (2015) A comparative experimental study on the deviation of the ideal selectivity in HDTMS-functionalized and untreated ceramic structures with pores in the upper mesoporous range. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 217, 253-261.

Ulpts J, Dreher W, Klink M, Thöming J (2015) NMR imaging of gas phase hydrogenation in a packed bed flow reactor. Applied Catalysis A, General 502, 340-349.

Wang Y, Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2015) Predicting and eliminating Joule heating constraints in large dielectrophoretic IDE separators. Chemical Engineering Science 137, 235-242.

Wigger H, Hackmann S, Zimmermann T, Köser J, Thöming J, von Gleich A (2015) Influences of use activities and waste management on environmental releases of engineered nanomaterials. Science of the Total Environment,

Thu HBT, Markiewicz M, Thöming J, Reich RM, Korinth V, Cokoja M, Kühn FE, Stolte S (2015) Catalytically active perrhenate based ionic liquids: A preliminary ecotoxicity and biodegradability assessment. New Journal of Chemistry 39, 5431--5436.

Hawari AH, Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2015) A fouling suppression system in submerged membrane bioreactors using dielectrophoretic forces. Journal of Environmental Sciences 29, 139-145.

Veltzke T, Kiewidt L, Thöming J (2015) Multicomponent Gas Diffusion in Nonuniform Tubes. AIChE Journal 61(4), 1404-1412.

Kiewidt L, Thöming J (2015) Predicting optimal temperature profiles in single-stage fixed-bed reactors for CO2-methanation. Chemical Engineering Science, 132, 59-71.

Retkowski W, Ziefle G, Thöming J (2015) Evaluation of different heat extraction strategies for shallow vertical ground-source heat pump systems. Applied Energy 149, 259-271.

Markiewicz M, Zhang YQ, Bösmann A, Brückner N, Thöming J, Wasserscheid P, Stolte S (2015) Environmental and Health Impact Assessment of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) systems - Challenges and Preliminary Results. Energy & Environmental Science 8 (3), 1035-1045

Graur I, Veltzke T, Méolans JG, Ho MT, Thöming J (2015) The gas flow diode effect: theoretical and experimental analysis of moderately rarefied gas flows through a microchannel with varying cross section. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 18, 391–402.

GR Pesch, N Riefler, U Fritsching, L Colombi Ciacchi, L Mädler (2015), Gas‐solid catalytic reactions with an extended DSMC model, AIChE Journal 61 (7), 2092-2103.

Graur I, Veltzke T, Méolans JG, Ho MT, Thöming J (2014) The gas flow diode effect: theoretical and experimental analysis of moderately rarefied gas flows through a microchannel with varying cross section. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, DOI 10.1007/s10404-014-1445-4.

Pesch GR, Du F, Schwientek U, Gehrmeyer C, Maurer A, Thöming J, Baune M (2014) Recovery of submicron particles using high-throughput dielectrophoretically switchable filtration. Separation and Purification Technology 132, 728-735.

Pesch GR, Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2014) Elektrisch schaltbare Abtrennung von Submikrometer‐Partikeln durch dielektrophoretische Tiefenfiltration. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 86,9,1525 .

Kiewidt L, Thöming J (2014) Maßgeschneiderte Temperaturprofile in klein‐und mittelskaligen Festbettreaktoren zur chemischen Energiespeicherung. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 86,9, 1430

Cho C-W, Stolte S, Ranke J, Preiss U, Krossing I and Thöming J (2014) Quantitative Analysis of Molecular Interaction Potentials of Ionic Liquid Anions Using Multi-functionalized Stationary Phases in HPLC. ChemPhysChem 15, 2351 – 2358

Reinhold J, Veltze T, Wells B, Schneider J, Meierhofer F, Colombi Ciacchi L, Chaffee A, Thöming J (2014) Molecular dynamics simulations on scattering of single Ar, N2, and CO2 molecules on realistic surfaces. Computers and Fluids 97, 31–39.

Neumann J., Steudte S., Cho, C.-W., Thöming J., and Stolte S. (2014) Biodegradability of 32 pyrrolidinium, morpholinium, piperidinium, imidazolium and pyridinium ionic liquid cations under aerobic conditions. Green Chemistry 16, 2174–2184.

Retkowski W, Thöming J (2014) Thermoeconomic optimization of vertical ground-source heat pump systems through nonlinear integer programming. Applied Energy (114), 492-503.

Wang Y, Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2014) Dielectrophoresis in aqueous suspension: impact of electrode configuration. Microfluid Nanofluid, DOI 10.1007/s10404-013-1320-8

Neumann J, Pawlik M, Bryniok D, Thöming J, Stolte S (2013) Biodegradation potential of cyano-based ionic liquid anions in a culture of Cupriavidus spp. and their in vitro enzymatic hydrolysis by nitrile hydratase. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-2341-2.

Markiewicz M, Mrozik W, Rezwan K, Thöming J, Hupka J, Jungnickel C (2013) Changes in zeta potential of imidazolium ionic liquids modified minerals – Implications for determining mechanism of adsorption. Chemosphere 90(2), 706-712.

Retkowski W, Buttler N, Thöming J (2013) Lebenszykluskosten von Energie-Systemen unter Unsicherheiten. Industrie Management 29, 31-36.

Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2013) Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Auftrennen eines ein leitfähiges Material und ein nicht leitfähiges Material umfassenden Gemischs, Registration number: 10 2013 011 723.2.

Siedlecka EM, Fabianska A, Stolte S, Nienstedt A, Ossowski T, Stepnowski P, Thöming J (2013) Electrocatalytic Oxidation of 1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Chloride: Effect of the Electrode Material. International Journal of Electrochemical Science 8, 5560-5574.

Poppe N, Siol A, Markic S, Eilks I, Thöming J, Zehren W, Munnia A, Huwer J, Hempelmann R (2013) Chemie und Nachhaltigkeit - Entwicklung neuer experimenteller Angebote für Schülerinnen und Schüler in den Schülerlaboren FreiEx in Bremen und NanoBioLab in Saarbrücken. In: S. Bernholt (Hrsg.), Inquiry-based learning - Forschendes Lernen, Münster: Lit, 716-718.

Cho C-W, Ranke J, Arning J, Thöming J, Preiss U, Jungnickel C, Diedenhofen M, Krossing I, Stolte S (2013) In silico modelling for predicting the cationic hydrophobicity and cytotoxicity of ionic liquids towards the Leukemia rat cell line, Vibrio fischeri and Scenedesmus vacuolatus based on molecular interaction potentials of ions. SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research 24(10), 863-882.

Du F, Ciaciuch P, Bohlen S, Wang Y, Baune M, Thöming J (2013) Intensification of cross-flow membrane filtration using dielectrophoresis with a novel electrode configuration. Journal of Membrane Science (448), 256-261.

Klein TY, Treccani L, Thöming J and Rezwan K (2013) Porous ceramic monoliths assembled from microbeads with high specific surface area for effective biocatalysis. RSC Advances, DOI: 10.1039/c3ra41765d.

Arndt D, Thöming J, Bäumer M (2013) Improving the quality of nanoparticle production by using a new biphasic synthesis in a slug flow microreactor. Chemical engineering Journal (228), 1083-1091.

Filser J, Arndt D, Baumann J, Geppert M, Hackmann S, Luther EM, Pade C, Prenzel K, Wigger H, Arning J, Hohnholt MC, Köser J, Kück A, Lesnikov E, Neumann J, Schütrumpf S, Warrelmann J, Bäumer M, Dringen R, von Gleich A, Swiderek P, Thöming J (2013) Intrinsically green iron oxide nanoparticles? From synthesis via (eco-)toxicology to scenario modelling. Nanoscale (5), 1034-1046. .

Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2012) Verfahren zur Trennung von Partikeln, 2012, Registration number: 10 2012 0103 86.7.

Veltzke T, Baune M, and Thöming J (2012) The contribution of surface diffusion to mass flow rate in microscale ducts. MicroFlu12, 3rd European conference on Microfluidics, Heidelberg, 3-5 December 2012, SHF ed. ISSN 2108-4718.

Weinhold MX, Siol A, Koch T, Grafe H, Rabenstein A, Thöming J. (2012) In-situ sampling method (HSSE-TDS-GC-MS) during MVOC (microbial volatile organic compounds) measurements of metalworking fluids (MWF). J. Heat Treatm. Mat . 67(4), 265-271.

Veltzke T, Baune M and Thöming J (2012) The contribution of diffusion to gas micro flow: An experimental study. Phys. Fluids 24, 082004 (2012); doi: 10.1063/1.4745004

Siedlecka EM, Stolte S, Golebiowski M, Nienstedt A, Stepnowski P, Thöming J (2012) Advanced oxidation process for the removal of ionic liquids from water: The influence of functionalized side chains on the electrochemical degradability of imidazolium cations. Separation and Purification Technology 101, 26-33.

Stolte S, Steudte S, Areitioaurtena O, Pagano F, Thöming J, Stepnowski P, Igartua A (2012) Ionic liquids as lubricants or lubrication additives: an ecotoxicity and biodegradability assessment. Chemosphere 89(9), 1135-1141.

Steudte S, Stepnowski P, Cho CW., Thöming J, Stolte S (2012) (Eco)toxicity of fluoro-organic and cyano-based ionic liquid anions. Chemical Communications 48(75), 9382-9384. (DOI:10.1039/C2CC34955H)

Fabianska A, Ossowski T, Stepnowski P, Stolte S, Thöming J, Siedlecka EM (2012) Electrochemical oxidation of imidazolium-based ionic liquids: the influence of anions. Chemical Engineering Journal 198-199, 338-345.

Neumann J, Cho CW, Steudte S, Köser J, Uerdingen M, Thöming J, and Stolte S (2012) Biodegradability of fluoroorganic and cyano-based ionic liquid anions under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Green Chemistry 14, 410-418.

Cho CW, Jungnickel C, Stolte S, Preiss U, Arning J, Ranke J, Krossing I, Thöming J (2012) Determination of LFER descriptors of 30 cations of ionic liquids – Progress in understanding their molecular interaction potentials. ChemPhysChem 13(3), 780-787.

Veltzke T, Thöming J (2012) An analytically predictive model for moderately rarefied gas flow. J. Fluid Mech., 698, 406-422

Caicedo NH, Kumirska J, Neumann J, Stolte S, Thöming J (2012) Detection of bioactive exometabolites produced by the filamentous marine cyanobacterium Geitlerinema sp. Marine Biotechnology , 14(4), 436-445.

Siedlecka EM, Czerwicka M, Neumann J, Stepnowski P, Fernández JF, Thöming J (2011) Ionic Liquids: Methods of Degradation and Recovery. Book Chapter in: Ionic Liquids: Theory, Properties, New Approaches . Editor: A. Kokorin, InTech Open Access Publisher, 701-722.

Kumirska J, Weinhold MX, Thöming J, Stepnowski P (2011) Biomedical activity of chitin/chitosan based materials - influence of physicochemical properties apart from molecular weight and degree of N-acetylation. Polymers 3(4), 1875-1901.

Stolte S, Arning J, Thöming J (2011) Zur biologischen Abbaubarkeit von ionischen Flüssigkeiten - Testverfahren und strukturelles Design. Chemie Ingenieur Technik , 83(9), 1454-1467

Fernández JF, Bartel R, Bottin-Weber U, Stolte S, Thöming J (2011). Recovery of Ionic Liquids from Wastewater by Nanofiltration . Journal of Membrane Science & Technology, Special Issue 4 , 1-8. Open-Access:

Luczak J, Markiewicz M, Thoming J , Hupka J, Jungnickel C (2011). Influence of the Hofmeister anions on self-organization of 1-decyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride in aqueous solutions. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (in press)

Salem AI, Okoth G, Thöming J (2011). An approach to improve the separation of solid-liquid suspensions in inclined plate settlers: CFD simulation and experimental validation. Water Research 45 (11), 3541-3549.

Fernández J.F, Neumann J, Thöming J (2011). Regeneration, recovery and removal of ionic liquids. Current Organic Chemistry 15 (12), 1992-2014.

Fernández JF, Jastorff B, Störmann R, Stolte S, Thöming J (2011). Thinking in Terms of Structure-Activity-Relationships (T-SAR): A Tool to Better Understand Nanofiltration Membranes . Membranes 1 (3), 162-183. Open-Access:

Kück A, Steinfeldt M, Prenzel K, Swiderek P, v Gleich A, and Thöming J (2011). Green nanoparticle production using micro reactor technology. Nanosafe 2010: International Conference on Safe Production and Use of Nanomaterials. Journal of Physics : Conference Series 304 012074.

Cho CW, Preiss U, Jungnickel C, Stolte S, Arning J, Ranke J, Klamt A, Krossing I, Thöming J (2011). Ionic Liquids: Predictions of Physicochemical Properties with Experimental and/or DFT-Calculated LFER Parameters To Understand Molecular Interactions in Solution. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 115 (19), 6040-6050

Weinhold MX, Thöming J (2011). On conformational analysis of chitosan. Carbohydrate Polymers 84 (4), 1237-1243.

Kumirska J, Weinhold MX, Czerwicka M, Kaczyñski Z, Bychowska A, Brzozowski K, Thöming J, and Stepnowski P (2011). Influence of the Chemical Structure and Physicochemical Properties of Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Materials on Their Biomedical Activity. Biomedical Engineering, Trends in Materials Science, Book edited by: Anthony N. Laskovski, ISBN: 978-953-307-513-6, Publisher: InTech, January 2011.

Caicedo NH, Heiduck-Söller B, Fischer U, Thöming J (2010) Bioproduction of antimicrobial-compounds by using marine-filamentous cyanobacterium cultivation. J Appl Phycol DOI 10.1007/s10811-010-9580-0.

Guzman NM, Fernandez JF, Parada M, et al. (2010). Cation, anion and co-ion effect on the aggregation of ionic liquids in aqueous solution. Quimica Nova 33 (8), 1703-1708.

Kumirska J, Czerwicka M, Kaczynski Z, Bychowska A, Brzozowski K, Thöming J, and Stepnowski P (2010). Application of Spectroscopic Methods for Structural Analysis of Chitin and Chitosan. Mar. Drugs 8, 1567-1636.

Neumann J ; Grundmann O; Thöming J; Schulte M ; Stolte S (2010). Anaerobic biodegradability of ionic liquid cations under denitrifying conditions, Green Chemistry 12, 620-627.

Hüppmeier J, Barg S, Baune M, Koch D, Grathwohl G, Thöming J (2010). Oxygen feed membranes in autothermal steam-reformers - a robust temperature control. Fuel 89, 1257-1264.



Baune M, Thöming J, Okoth G, und Varesi A, Vorrichtung zur Gasanreicherung oder Erzeugung mechanischer Leistung sowie Verfahren dafür. 13.03.2009, DE 10 2009 013 138.8


Waterkamp DA, Engelbert M, Thöming J. (2009). On the Effect of Enhanced Mass Transfer on Side Reactions in Capillary Microreactors during High-Temperature Synthesis of an Ionic Liquid. Chem. Eng. Technol . 32 (11), 1717­1723

Weinhold MX, Thöming J (2009). Comparison between the conformational behavior of chitosan and hyaluronicacid. Advances in Chitin Science , 11, 523-528.

Weinhold MX, Sauvageau, JCM, Kumirska J, Thöming J (2009). Studies on acetylation patterns of different chitosan preparations. Carbohydrate Polymers , 78, 678-684.

Kumirska J, Weinhold MX, Steudte S, Thöming J, Brzozowski K, Stepnowski P (2009). Determination of the pattern of acetylation of chitosan samples: comparison of evaluation methods and some validation parameters. Int. J. of Biol. Macromol., 45, 56-60.

Du F, Hawari A, Baune M, Thöming J (2009). Dielectrophoretically intensified cross-flow membrane filtration. Journal of Membrane Science 336, 71-78.

Preiss U, Jungnickel C, Thöming J, Krossing I, Luczak J, Diedenhofen M, and Klamt A (2009). Predicting the Critical Micelle Concentration of Ionic Liquids and other Ionic Surfactants. Chemistry - A European Journal 15 (35), 8880-8885.

Weinhold MX, Sauvageau JCM, Keddig N, Matzke M, Tartsch B, Grunwald I, Kübel C, Jastorff B, Thöming J. (2009), Strategy to improve the characterization of chitosan for sustainable biomedical applications: T-SAR guided multi-dimensional analysis. Green Chemistry 11 , 498-509

Luczak J, Jungnickel C, Joskowska M, Thöming J, and Hupka J (2009). Thermodynamics of micellization of imidazolium ionic liquids in an aqueous solution. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 336, 111-116

Kumirska J, Weinhold MX, Sauvageau JCM, Thöming J, Kaczynski Z, Stepnowski P. (2009). Determination of the pattern of acetylation of low molecular weight chitosan used in biomedical applications. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis , 50, 587-590.



Waterkamp DA, Thöming J (2008) Farblose ionische Flüssigkeit und Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung. DP 10 2008 041 491.3-44.


Thöming J, Baune M (2008) Brennstoffzellensystem, Brennstoffdoppelzelle und Vorrichtung mit dem Brennstoffzellensystem. Deutsche Patentanmeldung 10 2007 035 995.2

Luczak J, Hupka J, Thöming J, and Jungnickel C (2008). Self-organization of imidazolium ionic liquids in aqueous solution. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2008.07.012.

Jungnickel C , Thöming J, Preiss U, Luczak J, and Krossing I (2008). A method to predict the c ritical micelle concentration of ionic liquids from the molecular volume. Oils & Fuels for Sustainable Development , J. Hupka, A. Tonderski, R. Aranowski and C. Jungnickel, Gdansk, Gdansk University of Technology, 243-249.

Baune M, Du F and Thöming J. (2008). Dielectrophoresis - Bridging the scale in modeling and application. Vernetzte Wissenschaften (Edited by P.J. Plath and E. Hass), Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH

Thöming J, Waterkamp DA (2008). Towards Regeneration and Re-use of Ionic Liquids in Electroplating. In: Electrodeposition in Ionic Liquids , ed. Frank Endres, Andrew Abbott und Douglas MacFarlane, Wiley-VCH, 312-319

Fernández JF, Chilyumova E, Waterkamp DA and Thöming J (2008). "Ionic liquid recovery from aqueous solutions by cross-flow nanofiltration". Proceedings 10th World Filtration Congress , Volume II, 528-532.

Hüppmeier J, Baune M, Thöming J (2008) Interactions between reaction kinetics in ATR-reactors and transport mechanisms in functional ceramic membranes: A simulation approach. Chem. Eng. J ., 2008, 142, 225-238

Du F, Baune M, Kück A and Thöming J. (2008). Dielectrophoretic gold particle separation, Separation science and technology , 15, 3842-3855.

Stolte S, Abdulkarim S, Arning J, Blomeyer-Nienstedt AK, Bottin-Weber U, Matzke M, Ranke J, Jastorff B, Thöming J (2008) Primary biodegradation of ionic liquid cations, identification of degradation products of 1-methyl-3-octyl -imidazolium chloride and electrochemical waste water treatment of poorly biodegradable compounds. Green Chem . 10, 214–224

Jungnickel C, Luczak J, Fernández JF, Ranke J, Müller A, Thöming J (2008) Micelle formation of imidazolium ionic liquids in aqueous solution, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects , 316 (1), 278-284

Chilyumova E, Thoming J (2008) Nanofiltration of bivalent nickel cations - model parameter determination and process simulation. Desalination 224, 12-17

Fernandez JF, Waterkamp DA, Thoming J (2008) Recovery of ionic liquids from wastewater: Aggregation control for intensified membrane filtration. Desalination 224, 52-56

Okoth G, Centikaya S, Brüggemann J, Thöming J. (2008) On hydrodynamic optimisation of multi-channel counter-flow lamella settlers and separation efficiency of cohesive particles. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification , 47 (1), p.90-100


Fernández JF, Waterkamp D and Thöming J (2007). "Recovery of Ionic Liquids from Wastewater: Aggregation Control for Intesified Membrane Filtration". Proceedings 11th Aachener Membran Kolloquium , 391-396.

Jungnickel C, Luczak J, Ranke J, Fernández JF, Müller A and Thöming J (2007). "Aggregate formation of imidazolium ionic liquids in aqueous solution". Proceedings SURUZ 2007: Surfactants and Dispersed Systems in Theory and Practice , 153-156.

M. Weinhold, J. Sauvageau, B. Tartsch, P. Clarke, B. Jastorff and J.Thöming T-SAR guided Conformational Analysis of Chitosan, Advances in Chitin Science, Vol. 10, 66-71 (2007)

Okoth G, Thoeming J (2007) Modellierung der Trennungseffizienz-kohäsive Suspensionen in mehrkanaligen Gegenstrom-Lamellenklärern. Chemie Ingenieur Technik/ 9, 1375

N. Keddig, M. Weinhold, J. Sauvageau, M. Matzke, S. Stolte, K. Heppe, B. Tartsch, P. Clarke, J. Thöming, W. Heyser, B. Jastorff and J. Warrelmann Chiqual - A Multi-dimensional Analysis for Quality Assessment of Chitosan, Advances in Chitin Science, Vol. 10, 61-65 (2007)

Waterkamp D, Heiland M, Schlüter M, Sauvageau, JC, Beyersdorff T, Thöming J (2007) Synthesis of Ionic Liquids in Micro-Reactors – A Process Intensification Study. Green Chemistry , 9, 1084 – 1090

M.X. Weinhold, J.C.M. Sauvageau, B. Tartsch, P. Clarke, B. Jastorff and J.Thöming (2007) T-SAR guided Conformational Analysis of Chitosan, Advance s i n Chiti n Science , 10, 66–71.

Du F, Baune M, Thöming J (2007) Insulator-based dielectrophoresis in viscous media – Simulation of particle and droplet velocity. J. Electrostat , 65(7), 452-458


Chilyumova E, Thöming J (2006) Dynamic simulation of rinsing and regeneration networks based on high pressure RO. Desalination 207, 45-58

Thöming J, Du F, Baune M (2006) Dielectrophoretic separation of oil-water-solid dispersions – Selectivity and particle velocity. Fresenius Env Bulletin . 15 (7): 687-691

Erol P, Thöming J (2006). ECO-optimization of pre-treatment processes in metal finishing. Comp. Chem. Eng. 30 (4) pp. 587-598  (pdf-Datei 279 kB)

Okoth G, Schmidt HJ, Thöming J (2006) Simulation of a membrane bioreactor for regeneration of degreasing systems. J. Chem. Technol. Biot. 81 (6) pp. 841-850

Linke V, Baune M, Thöming J (2006) Elektrochemische Behandlung von Abwässern mit schwer abbaubaren Inhaltsstoffen mit bordotierten Diamantelektroden. Vom Wasser 104 pp. 7-11


Jastorff B, Mölter K, Behrend P, Bottin-Weber U, Filser J, Heimers A, Ondruschka B, Ranke J, Schaefer M, Schröder H, Slenzka K, Stark A, Stepnowski P, Stock F, Störmann R, Stolte S, Welz-Biermann U, Ziegert S, Thöming J (2005): Strategy in evaluation of risk potential of ionic liquids - basis for an eco-design of sustainable products. Green Chemistry, 7, 362-372.

Stichnothe H, Calmano, Arevalo E, Keller A, Thöming J (2005) TBT-contaminated sediments - treatment in a pilot scale. J Soils & Sediments 5 (1), pp 21-29

Erol P, Thöming J (2005). Eco-design of reuse and recycling networks by multiobjective optimisation. J. Cleaner Prod., 13, 1449-1460.(pdf-Datei 385kB)


Linke-Wienemann, V., Baune, M., Thöming, J. (2004) Integrierte elektrochemische Prozesswasserbehandlung, Preprints des Bremer Colloquiums – Produktionsintegrierte Wasser-/Abwassertechnik, Bremen 2004, C-131 - 137

Pressler TA, Thöming J (2003): Phosphorspeziation in fraktioniertem Klärschlamm. GDCh Jahrestagung 2003 26.-28. Mai, Kurzreferateband, ISBN 3-936028-09-5, S. 324-328

Thöming J (2002) Optimal design of zero-water discharge rinsing systems. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36, 1107-1112

Stichnothe H, Keller A, Lohmann N, Thöming J, Calmano W (2002), Reduction of Tributyltin (TBT) and other organic pollutants of concern in contaminated sediments by means of an electrochemical oxidation, Acta hydrochim. hydrobiol., 30, 2-3, pp 87-93

Stichnothe H, Thöming J, Keller A, Lohmann N, Calmano W (2002) Verminderung von TBT (Tributylzinn) in kontaminierten Sedimenten im Technikummaßstab. Sonderheft der Bundesanstalt für Gewässerforschung 1/2002

Arevalo E, Stichnothe H, Thöming J, Calmano W. (2002) Evaluation of a leaching process coupled with regeneration/recycling of the extractant for treatment of heavy metal contaminated solids. Environ. Technol. 23, 571-581


Tim Koeckritz, Jorg Thöming, Christine Gleyzes, Knut E. Ødegård (2001) Simplification of a Sequential Extraction Scheme To Determine the Mobilisable Heavy Metal Pool in Soils. Acta hydrochim. hydrobiol. 29, 4, 197-205

Thöming J, Stichnothe H (2001) Electrochemical process for the degradation of organometallic compounds in dredged material. European Patent Application 1148031

Stichnothe H, Thöming J (2001) Verfahren zur nasschemischen Abtrennung von Metallen aus Feststoffgemischen sowie eine Vorrichtung zur Durchführung des Verfahrens. Patentschrift DE 199 24 531 C2.

Stichnothe H, Thöming J, Calmano W (2001) Detoxification of tributyltin contaminated sediments by an electrochemical process, Sci. Tot. Environ. 266, 265-271


Thöming J (2000) Towards Optimized Remediation Technology Applying Process Integration Methods. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, August 17-23 2000, pp. 204-214

Thöming J, Kliem BK, Ottosen LM (2000) Electrochemically enhanced oxidation reactions in sandy soil polluted with mercury. Sci. Tot. Environ., 261(1-3), pp 137-147

[Thöming J, Stichnothe H, Mangold S, Calmano W (2000) Hydrometallurgical Approaches to Soil Remediation - Process Optimization Applying Heavy Metal Speciation. Land Contamination & Reclamation 8(1), pp. 19-31

vd Kammer F, Thöming J, Förstner U (2000) Redox buffer capacity concept as a tool for the assessment of long-term effects in natural attenuation/intrinsic remediation. In: Schüring, J; Schulz, HD; Fischer, WR; Böttcher, J; Duijnisveld, WHM (Eds.): Redox - fundamentals, processes and applications. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 189-202