Research Highlights 2022

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From μCT data to CFD: an open-source workflow for engineering applications

Kevin Kuhlmann, Christoph Sinn, Judith Marie Undine Siebert, Gregor Wehinger, Jorg Thöming & Georg R. Pesch

Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics (2022) 16, 1

https://doi.org/10.1080/19942060.2022.2109758

The generation of high-quality volume meshes out of µCT data can be a…


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Ultrahigh Electron Thermal Conductivity in T-Graphene, Biphenylene, and Net-Graphene

Zhen Tong, Alessandro Pecchia, ChiYung Yam, Traian Dumitrică, Thomas Frauenheim

Advanced Energy Materials (2022) 12, 28

https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202200657

Although isolated nonhexagonal carbon rings in graphene are associated with strain relaxation and curvature, dense and ordered…


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Spatially resolved direct gas-phase thermometry in chemical reactors using NMR

Harm Ridder, Christoph Sinn, Georg R. Pesch, Wolfgang Dreher, Jorg Thöming

Chemical Engineering Journal (2022) 433, 133583

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.133583

In the last decade, in-situ studies using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) showed the possibility to monitor local transport…


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ESA s Cometary Mission Rosetta Re‐Characterization of the COSAC Mass Spectrometry

Guillaume Leseigneur, Dr. Jan Hendrik Bredehöft, Dr. Thomas Gautier, Dr. Chaitanya Giri, Dr. Harald Krüger, Prof. Dr. Alexandra J. MacDermott, Prof. Dr. Uwe J. Meierhenrich, Dr. Guillermo M. Muñoz Caro, Prof. Dr. François Raulin, Dr. Andrew Steele, Dr. Harald Steininger, Prof. Dr. Cyril Szopa, Prof.…


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Electrochemical Methods for Exploiting Low-Temperature Heat Sources: Challenges in Material Research

Doriano Brogioli, Fabio La Mantia

Advanced Energy Materials (2022) 12, 22

https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202103842

The exploitation of renewable low temperature heat sources below 100 °C can significantly contribute to the transition to a low-carbon economy, in particular if applied to small and…


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Numerical simulation of shrinkage and deformation during sintering in metal binder jetting with experimental validation

Shahrooz Sadeghi Borujeni, AnwarShad, Kiranmayi Abburi Venkata, NicoGünther, VasilyPloshikhin

Materials & Design (2022) 216, 110490

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2022.110490

Sintering, as a post-processing step in metal binder jetting (MBJ), often results in distortion. Numerical simulations…


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Molecular diameters of rarefied gases

S. Kunze, R. Groll, B. Besser & J. Thöming

Scientific Reports (2022) 12, 2057

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-05871-y

Molecular diameters are an important property of gases for numerous scientific and technical disciplines. Different measurement techniques for these diameters exist, each…


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Open challenges and good experimental practices in the research field of aqueous Zn-ion batteries

Giorgia Zampardi & Fabio La Mantia

Nature Communications (2022) 13, 687

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28381-x

Aqueous zinc-ion batteries are realistic candidates as stationary storage systems for power-grid applications. However, to accelerate their commercialization, some important…


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Surface-initiated ring-opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone as a feasible approach to modify flax yarn

J. Müller-Hülstede, H. Schäfer, P. Schiffels, P. Bottke, M. Wark, K. Koschek

Composites Part A (2021) 152, 106714

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2021.106714


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