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9 109 Awards
111 PhD Theses
123 Patents
124 Teaching Activities
130 Publications
130 Advanced Materials and Surfaces
144 Civil and Mechanical Engineering
159 Materials meet Life
167 Mobility, Energy and Environment
180 Media Technology
181 Conferences
181 Advanced Materials and Surfaces
199 Civil and Mechanical Engineering
210 Materials meet Life
219 Mobility, Energy and Environment
237 Media Technology
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EMPA Activities 2002
Conferences
Meier, Urs Aftab Mufti Medal for Innovation and High Achievements in Civil Structural Health Monitoring,
SHMII-5 Conference in Cancun (MX)
Meier, Urs CME Distinguished Guest Speaker of the University of Illinois at Chicago (US)
Meier, Urs Special Issue in Honor of Professor Urs Meier of the ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction
and the International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), March/April Edition.
Acoustics/Noise Pieren, Reto/Eggenschwiler, Design Preis Schweiz, Textil Design Co-Award A, Bern
Control Kurt (Douglas, Annette)
Advanced Fibers Guex, Géraldine/Fortunato, Best poster, Swiss Experimental Surgery Symposium, Fribourg
Giuseppino/Körner, Enrico
Advanced Fibers Guex, Géraldine/Fortunato, Best presentation of the day, 22nd Students Conference: Perspectives and Challenges in
Giuseppino/Körner, Enrico Regenerative Medicine, Berlin (DE)
Advanced Fibers Schurtenberger, Erich/ Best poster, International Nanotribology Forum: The Hoi An Discussions II, Hoi An (VN)
Heuberger, Manfred
Advanced Materials Kwon, Hansang Jang Young-sil Award
Processing
Air Pollution/ Tuzson, Bela Best Oral Presentation by a Young Scientist, Isotopes 2011, Gréoux-les-Bains (FR)
Environmental Technology
Analytical Chemistry Müller, Claudia E. Poster Award, Anakon, Zürich
Wang, Jing The Young Scientist Smoluchowski Award, GAeF, European Aerosol Conference, Manchester (UK)
Zennegg, Markus Award for Most Enthousiastic and Inspiring Oral Presentation at the ICCE, Zürich
Concrete/Construction Trtik, Pavel Associate Professor, Czech Technical University, Prague (CZ)
Chemistry
Electronics/Metrology/ Jacob, Peter Dresden Barkhausen Award, Materialforschungsverbund Dresden, EUCEMAN and Technische
Reliability Universität Dresden (DE)
Jacob, Peter Outstanding Poster Award ISTFA, San Jose (US)
Joining and Interface Kramer, Hendrik Award Dr. Ziegler-Stiftung, TU Kaiserslautern (DE)
Technology
Materials Biology Gasser, Michael Best Poster Award, NanoImpactNet, Lausanne
Interactions
Mechanical Systems Maluk, C./Terrasi, Giovanni Best Poster Award, IAFSS Conference, Maryland (US)
Engineering
Empa Activities 2011
Awards
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Empa Activities 2011
Awards
Mechanics of Elias, Jamil Hans-Jürgen Engell Prize from the Intl. Soc. of Electrochemistry ISE (JP)
Materials and
Nanostructures
Nanoscale Materials Jaeger, Dominik E-MRS Graduate Student Award, Nice (FR)
Science
Protection and Rossi, René Best paper award, FSC Hong Kong (CN)
Physiology
Solid State Chemistry Karvonen, Lassi Poster Award, University School of Chemical Technology, Aalto (FN)
and Catalysis
Weidenkaff, Anke Kavli Foundation Award, Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Nanoscience, MRS and E-MRS
Conference on Energy, Nice (FR)
Weidenkaff, Anke/Veziridis, Third Place of: Article of the year in: Energy 2.0 Kompendium
Angelika
Technology and Steubing, Bernhard Best Paper Award, World Renewable Energy Congress, Linköping (SE)
Society
Thin Films and Chirila, Adrian EU PVSEC Student Award, Hamburg (DE)
Photovoltaics
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EMPA Activities 2002
Conferences
Acoustics/Noise Churchill, Claire Direct and Flanking Transmission in Combined Heavyweight and 2 University of
Lightweight Structures Liverpool (UK)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Lubos Krajci
Advanced Fibers Chatterjee, Sanjukta Structural and mechanical effects of carbon nanotubes in high-tensile Uppsala University (SE)
strength thermoplastic polymer fibers
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rudolf Hufenus, Dr Frank Nüesch
Guex, Anne Géraldine Development and functionalisation of electrospun scaffalds for contractile 2 University of Bern
artificial muscle constructs for cardiac repair
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Giuseppino Fortunato
Kolbuk, Dorota Investigation of the effects of electrospinning conditions on the structure 2 Academy of Sciences,
and selected properties of polymeric blended nanofibers for tissue Inst. of Fundamental
engineering (ESNANOTIS) echn. Research, Warsaw
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Giuseppino Fortunato (PL)
Kubincova, Jana Funktionalisierung von Textilien mittels Atmosphärenplasma 2 Cornenius University in
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Dirk Hegemann Bratislava, Dept. of Experimental Physics (SK)
Schurtenberger, Erich Thermodynamics of Confined Fluids 2 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Manfred Heuberger Dept. of Materials
Advanced Materials Afra, Bamdad Focused electron beam induced processing 1 EPF Lausanne, Materials
Processing Supervisor Empa: Prof Patrik Hoffmann Science and Engineering
Reinke, Michael BaTiO3 deposition by HVCVD 2 EPF Lausanne, Photonics
Supervisor Empa: Prof Patrik Hoffmann
Rowthu, Sriharitha Porous wear resitant, tailored wetting materials 2 EPF Lausanne, Materials
Supervisor Empa: Prof Patrik Hoffmann Science and Engineering
Saeidi, Fatemeh Laser structuring of tribo-pair surface 2 EPF Lausanne, Materials
Supervisor Empa: Prof Patrik Hoffmann Science and Engineering
Wang, Li Nanostructuring by self assembly of copolymer blends 1 EPF Lausanne, Materials
Supervisor Empa: Prof Patrik Hoffmann Science and Engineering
Air Pollution/ Gianini, Matthias Quellenzuordnungen von Aerosolen aus der Verbrennung von Biomasse 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
Environmental Technology (IMBALANCE) Atmospheric and Climate
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Christoph Hüglin Science
Keller, Christoph Assessment of European emissions of non-CO2 greenhouse gases by a 1 ETH Zurich, Institute for
combination of continuous measurements, transport models and Rn-222 Atmospheric and Climate
emission maps (LEMURE) Science
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stefan Reimann/Dr Dominik Brunner
Knote, Christoph Regional scale impacts of changing emissions on air quality and climate 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Dominik Brunner Atmospheric and Climate
Science
Empa Activities 2011
PhD Theses
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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PhD Theses
Air Pollution/ Schrade, Sabine Emissions of PM10 and Ammonia from open bovine barns 1 Christian-AlbrechtsEnvironmental Technology Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Lukas Emmenegger University of Kiel (DE)
Shubha, Pandey Trendsinvestigation of Nitrogencompounds (NO2, NOY) at Jungfraujoch 1 ETH Zurich Institute for
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Dominik Brunner Atmospheric and Climate
Science
Analytical Chemistry Bahk, Yeion Kyoung Characterization of airborne Carbon Nano Tubes and Filtration 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jing Wang Environmental
Engineering
Diefenbacher, Pascal Investigations of emissions of POPs from buildings into air and 2 ETH Zurich, Dep. Umweltmodeling of environemental fate naturwissenschaften
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas C. Gerecke
Hagendorfer, Harald Emissionprocesses of nanoparticles at material-environment-interface – 1 EPF Lausanne
Field Flow Fractionation coupling to LIBD and ICPMS
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich
Hess, Adrian Online coupling of a scanning mobility particle sizer SMPS to an 2 EPF Lausanne, Materials
inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer ICP-MS for size Science and Engineering
fractionated, elemental analysis of nanoparticles in aerosols
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich
Jozwiak, Lukasz Michal Investigation of the release and environmental fate of nanoparticles 1 ETH Zurich, Institute for
in paints Biogeochemistry and
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich, Dr Bernd Nowack Pollutant Dynamics
Kammenou, Study, Transport and Characterization of airborne Nanoparticles 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
Izoldi-Maria with the use of Empa Windtunnel Environmental
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jing Wang Engineering
Kuo, Yu-Ying Concurrence of nanoparticles and organic pollutants in atmosphere 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
and photocatalytic removal of organic pollutants Environmental
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jing Wang Engineering
Losert, Sabrina Investigations of the release of nanoparticles from consumer 2 ETH Zurich, Institute for
spray products Chemical and
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich Bioengineering ICB
Müller, Claudia Perfluorinated Chemicals nPFCs from Materials in the Environment 1 ETH Zurich
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas C. Gerecke
Ott, Naomi Development of a novel micro-analytical technique for elemental, 2 University of Bern
locally and time resolved in-situ investigations of micro corrosion
processes using a microflow capillary online coupled via flow injection
to an inductively plasma mass spectrometry with potentionstatic control
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich
Pavlova, Pavlina Accelerated release of persistent organic pollutants from Alpine glaciers 2 University of Berne
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Schmid
Walaszak, Damian Minimal invasive investigations of corrosion products on ancient 2 University of Warzaw,
metal objects using LA-ICP-MS Faculty of Chemistry (PL)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andrea Ulrich
Applied Wood Eyholzer, Christian Cellulose fibrils: Isolation, characterisation and reinforcing potential for 1 Skellefteå Campus,
Materials elements biodegradable polymers Luleå University of
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Tanja Zimmermann Technology (SE)
Fuhr, Matthias Modelling the Growth and Impact of Wood Decay Fungi 1 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Francis Schwarze Umwelt und Geomatik
Gebald, Christoph Atmospärische CO2 Abscheidung 2 ETH Zurich, Dept.
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Tanja Zimmermann Mechanical and Process
Engineering
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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PhD Theses
Applied Wood Ho, Thu Thao Development of barrier layers in packaging materials by using 2 ETH Zurich,
Materials nanofibrillated cellulose Material Sciences
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Tanja Zimmermann
Jockwer, Robert Glulam beams with notches or holes 2 ETH Zurich, Dep. Bau,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr René Steiger Umwelt und Geomatik
Lehringer, Christian Examination of different methods to enhance wood properties on 1 Georg-August-Universität
bioincised wood of Picea abies Karst. and Abies alba Mill. Göttingen (DE)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Klaus Richter
Rafsanjani Abasi, Multiscale poro-elastic model: bridging the gap from cellular to 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Ahmad macroscopic scale Umwelt und Geomatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Dominique Derome
Stührk, Chris Creation of Physisporinus vitreus Laccase knockdown mutants for 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
improvement of the bioincising process Umwelt und Geomatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Francis Schwarze
Zhang, Zheng Silylated Nanofibrillated Cellulose in Polymer Composites 2 Université Bordeaux (FR)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Philippe Tingaut
Biomaterials Follonier, Stéphanie Global gene expression and physiological state of PHA-producing 1 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
P. putida under conditions prevailing in high pressure bioreactors Mechanical and Process
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Manfred Zinn Engineering
Gattlen, Jasmin Reproducible biofilm formation 1 University of Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Manfred Zinn, Dr Laurie Mauclaire, Dept. Microbiology
Ketikidis, Pantelis Interfacial behavior of biocompatible poly(hadroxyalkanoate)-based 2 University of Basel,
polymers for complex materials development. Dept. of Chemistry
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Manfred Zinn
Le Meur, Sylvaine Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from cheap 2 ETH Zurich, Dept.
waste resources Umweltwissenschaften
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Qun Ren, Dr Manfred Zinn (UWIS)
Müller, Christian Sensor development for an implantable drug monitoring chip 2 ETH Zurich, Dept.
Supervisor Empa: Dr Linda Thöny-Meyer Chemistry and Applied
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Michael Fairhead Biosciences
Building Science & Allegrini, Jonas Urban climate 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Technology Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet Umwelt und Geomatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Viktor Dorer
Derluyn, Hannelore Salt cristalisation in porous media 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet Umwelt und Geomatik
Ferdowsi, Behrooz Vibratio-induced unjamming of sheared granular media 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Michele Griffa
Goto, Yutaka Sustainable building envelopes for Japan 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Karim Ghazi Wakili Umwelt und Geomatik
Kubilay, Aytaç Wetting of building façadesby wind driven rain in the urban context 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet
Patera, Alessandra 4D experimental investigation of hygro-mechanical behaviour of 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
wood at the cellular scale Umwelt und Geomatik
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Michele Griffa
Paterna, Enrico Urban climate modelling 2 ETH Zurich Dept. Bau,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet Umwelt und Geomatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Moonen
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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PhD Theses
Building Science & Peretti, Carlo Biocides leaching from building façades 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau
Technology Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet
Co-Supervisor Empa: Wangler, Timothy
Saneinejad, Saba Urban climate 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. Bau,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jan Carmeliet Umwelt und Geomatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Moonen
Center for Synergetic Rampf, Markus Mechanische Charakterisierung und Optimierung selbstreparierender 1 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Structures Membranen für pneumatische Strukturen Mechanical and Process
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza Engineering
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rolf Luchsinger
Concrete / Arnd, Eberhard Schwindreduzierende Zusatzmittel in selbstverdichtenden Mörteln 1 Universität Weimar (DE)
Construction Chemistry und Betonen
Supervisor Empa: Dr Josef Kaufmann
Deschner, Florian Enhancing the reactivity of Portland fly ash cement 2 Universität Erlangen (DE)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Frank Winnefeld, Dr Barbara Lothenbach
Dilnesa, Belay Fate of iron during hydration of cement 2 EPF Lausanne
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Barbara Lothenbach
Ferrari, Lucia Cement superplasticizer interaction studied by atomic force microscopy 1 Technische Universität
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Josef Kaufmann, Dr Frank Winnefeld München (DE)
Hôpital, Emilie Al uptake in C-S-H and the influence of alkali 2 EPF Lausanne
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Barbara Lothenbach
Kunther, Wolfgang Sulfatresistenz: Resistance against sulfate attack 2 EPF Lausanne
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Barbara Lothenbach, Dr Andreas Leemann
Corrosion and Breimesser, Matthias Elektrochemische Rauschanalyse von lokalen Korrosionsprozessen 2 Universität Erlangen (DE)
Materials Integrity Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrik Schmutz, Dr Thomas Suter
Izdebski Pawel Investigation of atmospheric local oxidation mechanisms for Al based 2 Warsaw University of
ultra-fine grained alloys: influence on aqueous corrosion and surface Technology (PL)
properties
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrik Schmutz
Electronics/ Ilari, Gabriele Metal/CNT contacts 2 ETH Zurich, Dept.
Metrology/Reliability Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rolf Erni Materials
Iwaniuk, Daniel Adaptive control of laser speckle fields in microscopy 1 EPF Lausanne, Civil and
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Erwin Hack Environmental
Engineering
Lotito, Valeria SNOM 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Gian-Luca Bona Information Technology
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Urs Sennhauser and Electrical Engineering
Sanabria, Sergio US Glued Timber 2 ETH Zurich, Inst. for
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Urs Sennhauser, Dr Jürg Neuenschwander Building Materials
Scholder, Olivier Platun 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Gian-Luca Bona Information Technology
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Urs Sennhauser and Electrical Engineering
Zgraggen, Eugen Photonik Projekt 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Gian-Luca Bona Information Technology
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Urs Sennhauser and Electrical Engineering
Functional Polymers Chatterjee, Sanjukta Structural and mechanical effects of carbon nanotubes in high-tensile 2 Uppsala University, (SE)
strength thermoplastic polymer fibers
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rudolf Hufenus, Dr Frank Nüesch
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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PhD Theses
Functional Polymers Quinsaat, Jose-Enrico Increasing the dielectric constant of dielectric elastomer actuators 2 EPF Lausanne
using silver nanoparticles
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Frank Nüesch, Dr Dorina Opris
Schlagenhauf, Lukas Evaluation platform for safety and environmental risks of carbon 2 ETH Zurich
nanotube reinforced nanocomposites
Supervisor Empa: Dr Frank Nüesch
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Jing Wang
Shaw-Stewart, James Laser ablation forward transfer 2 ETH Zurich
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Frank Nüesch
Tisserant, Jean-Nicolas Titel noch in Bearbeitung 2 ETH Zurich
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Jakob Heier, Dr Roland Hany
High Performance Bora, Debajeet Kumar Synthesis and assessment of mixed metal-oxide nanoparticles 2 University of Basel
Ceramics and films for solar photo-electrochemical hydrogen fuel production BASELPEC
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Artur Braun
Chen, Qianli Effect of lattice volume and imperfections on the proton-photon 2 ETH Zurich/EPF Lausanne
coupling in proton conducting lanthanide transition metal oxides:
High pressure and high temperature neutron and impedance studies
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Artur Braun
Flak, Dorota New metal oxide nanopowders for gas sensors 2 AGH University of Science
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Thomas Graule and Technology, Cracow
(PL)
Fleischhauer, Felix Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Research 2 Montanuniversität
Co-Supervisor Empa: Jakob Kübler Leoben, (AT)
Märkl, Veronika Novel nanocomposite based filter media for adsorption based 2 Technische Unversität
water treatment Freiberg (DE)
Co-Supervisor: Prof Thomas Graule
Popelo, Anastasyia Fundamental spectroscopy studies on solar cell materials 2 EPF Lausanne
Co-Supervisor: Dr Artur Braun
Salehi, Mahdi Development of thin tubular dead-end membranes for oxygen 2 University of Fribourg
separation and syngas production
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Frank Clemens
Schlenther, Evelyn Processing aspects for the toughening of infiltrated Al2O3 ¦ P/ 2 Technische Unversität
Steel Composites Freiberg (DE)
Co-Supervisor: Jakob Kübler
Strehler, Claudia Si3N4/SiC based composites with optimised grain boundary phase 1 Technische Unversität
evolution for cutting applications Freiberg (DE)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Thomas Graule
Van Garderen, Noémie Development, in-situ investigations and application of attrition 1 Technische Unversität
resistant reactive bed materials in fluidised beds Freiberg (DE)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Thomas Graule
Wilkens-Heinecke, Judit Novel shaping of polymer/ceramic nanocomposites 2 Technische Universität
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Thomas Graule Bergakademie Freiberg,
(DE)
Hydrogen & Energy Gorbar, Michal Developments of new membranes based on inorganic materials for 2 University of Fribourg,
electrolyser cells Physics Dept.
Supervisor Empa: Prof Andreas Züttel
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Ulrich Vogt
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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PhD Theses
Hydrogen & Energy Kato, Shunsuke Physical Properties of Complex Hydrides e.g. Mx+[BH4]x, and 2 University of Fribourg,
Hydrogen Sorption Mechanism Physics Dept.
Supervisor Empa: Prof Andreas Züttel
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas Borgschulte
Martelli, Pascal Electronic and Atomic structure of Complex Hydrides 1 University of Fribourg,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Andreas Züttel Physics Dept.
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Arndt Remhof
Internal Combustion Egli, Reto Numerical and experimental optimisation of the combustion 2 ETH Zurich, Labor für
Engines process and exhaust gas treatment of a direct injected natural gas engine Aerothermochenie und
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrik Soltic Verbrennungssysteme
Spiteri, Alexander Investigation of the phenomena in deNOx-SCR exhaust aftertreatment 2 ETH Zurich, Laboratorium
Constantin sytems für Aerothermochenie
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler Panayotis und Verbrennungssysteme
Joining and Interface Breimesser, Matthias Elektrochemische Rauschanalyse von lokalen Korrosionsprozessen 2 Universität Erlangen (DE)
Technology Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrik Schmutz, Dr Thomas Suter
Buhl, Sebastian Interfaces of brazed diamonds 2 ETH Zurich, Institut for
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Christian Leinenbach Machine Tools and
Manufacturing
Izdebski Pawel Investigation of atmospheric local oxidation mechanisms for Al 2 Warsaw University of
based ultra-fine grained alloys: influence on aqueous corrosion and Technology (PL)
surface properties
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrik Schmutz
Jin Shan Experimental Study and Modeling of Au-Ge-based Alloy Systems 2 EPF Lausanne,
for Novel High Temperature Lead Free Solders Computational Materials
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Christian Leinenbach Laboratory
Lipecka, Joanna Development of novel joining technologies for nanostructured 2 Int. PhD Programl CH-PL
materials
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jolanta Janczak-Rusch
Sosnowska, Karolina Sacrificial Passivation 2 Int. PhD Program CH-PL
Supervisor Empa: Prof Jolanta Janczak-Rusch
Transchel, Robert Experimental study and modelling of the single diamond-work 2 ETH Zurich, Institut for
piece interaction using particle-reinforced filler alloys Machine Tools and
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Christian Leinenbach Manufacturing
Weyrich, Nico Low melting Au-based solder alloys for highly loaded applications 2 ETH Zurich, Institut for
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Christian Leinenbach Machine Tools and
Manufacturing
Materials-Biology Gasser, Michael CNT-Protein interactions and biological effects of CNT 1 Universität Bern,
Interactions Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Wick Bretscher Center
Grafmüller, Stefanie Nanoparticle transport across the human placenta 2 Universität Bern,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Harald Krug Fakultät für Medizin
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Wick
Idaszek, Joanna DeSTine: Development of a Scaffold for Tissue regeneration 2 Warsaw University of
and Engineering Technology, Department
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Arie Bruinink of Materials Science and
Engineering (PL)
Mulky, Elias Bone Substitute Materials Reinforced with Nanofibres: Effect of 2 ETH Zurich, Mechanical
Delayed Fibre Degradation on Cells an Tissues and Process Engineering
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Katharina Maniura
Rottmar, Markus Studies of cells in 3D-microwells 1 ETH Zurich, Materials
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Katharina Maniura Dept.
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Materials-Biology Studer, Deborah 2D Patterned Co-Culture Systems for Investigating Stem Cell 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Interactions Differentiation Information Technology
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Katharina Maniura and Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Systems Dürager, Christian Development of a Structural Health Monitoring System for 2 ETH Zurich,
Engineering Aerospace Application Institut für Automatik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas J. Brunner
Eleni, Toumpanaki Dauerhaftigkeit von mit nanomodifizierten CFK Drähten 2 Civil engineering,
vorgespannten filigranen Hochleistungsbeton (HLB) Bauteilen University of Cambridge
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Gianni Terrasi (UK)
Haba, Dietmar Titel noch in Arbeit 2 University of Fribourg
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas J. Brunner
Jordi, Christa Entwicklung und Bau eines Prall-Luftschiffes mit undulatorischem 1 ETH Zurich, Inst.
Antrieb basierend auf elektroaktiven Polymeren For Mechanical Systems
Co-Supervisor Empa: Silvain Michel
Maluk, Cristian Fire-safe performance, design, and application of high-performance 2 Civil engineering,
carbon fibre prestressed concrete structural elements University of Edinburgh
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Gianni Terrasi (UK)
Ritschel, Franziska Characterization of failure mechanisms of plywood and LVL from 2 ETH Zurich, Inst.
the macroscopic to the microscopic scale by combining optical methods, for Building Materials
acoustic emission analysis, electron microscopy and X-ray tomography
Supervisor Empa: Dr Andreas Brunner
Senteler, Marco Rigid body simulation of the human musculoskeletal system 2 ETH Zurich, Inst.
Co-Supervisor Empa: Bernhard Weisse, Christian Affolter for Biomechanics
Mechanics for Ehrhardt, Frank Lifetime assessment of 700°C steam turbine weldments 2 ETH Zurich
Modelling and Simulation Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Hasse, Alexander Compliant Systems 1 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Flavio Campanile
Hosseini, Ehsan Prediction of long time creep rupture properties of welded joints 2 ETH Zurich
using the results of short duration creep crack incubation tests
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Jähne, René Shape memory adaptive structures 2 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Flavio Campanile
Mayer, Thomas Microstructural evolution during fatigue (2CrMoNiWV) 2 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Pham-Minh, Son Microstructural evolution during fatigue (17Cr12Ni2Mo) 2 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Radosavljevic, Marko Creep-fatigue Assessment of High Temperature Steam Turbine Rotors 2 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Schmidt, Arne Reliability of electroactive polymers 1 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Flavio Campanile
Thwapiah, Ghalib Aeroelastic effects and adaptive wings 1 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Flavio Campanile
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Mechanics for Vacchieri, Erica Creep-fatigue Interaction and small size testing techniques 2 ETH Zurich
Modelling and Simulation Supervisor Empa: Prof Edoardo Mazza
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Stuart Holdsworth
Mechanics of Nowag, Kai Anisotropy in the deformation mechanisms of hard to machine 2 University of Technology
Materials and metal alloys Braunschweig (DE)
Nanostructures Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rudy Ghisleni
Schamel, Matthias Interaction of external and internal lengthscales in nanomoechanics 2 ETH Zurich, Material
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Johann Michler Science, Laboratory for
Nanometallurgy
Media Technology Scheller Lichtenauer, Measurement and Modeling of Multi-Attribute Psychometric Scales 2 University of Jena (DE)
Matthias Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Peter Zolliker
Sormaz, Milos Modellierung von Lichtstreuung 1 ETH Zurich, Fluiddynamik
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Klaus Simon
Nanoscale Materials Bauert, Tobias Buckybowl@surfaces 1 Universität Zürich,
Science Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst Chemie
Fontani, Giacomo Mechanisms of Aqueous Lubrication with Amphiphilic Polymers 2 ETH Zurich, Materials
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rowena Crockett Science
Jaeger, Dominik A. Interfaces between Nanostructured metal nitrides and Si3N4 2 EPF Lausanne
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Jörg Patscheider
Karageorgaki, Chiral Molecules@surfaces 2 Universität Zürich,
Chrysanthi Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst Chemie
Markovic, Marko CNT precursors@surfaces 2 Universität Zürich,
Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst Chemie
Özer, Sevil Exchange Bias Effect and Magnetic Memory 2 University of Basel
Supervisor Empa: Prof Hans Josef Hug
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Miguel Marioni
Roth, Christian Chiral Surfaces 1 Universität Zürich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst Chemie
Stickar, Pablo Guillermo Versantile magnetic pathways for kinesin driven molecular shuttles 2 ETH Zurich
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Miguel Marioni
Stoeckl, Quirin CNT precursors@surfaces 2 Universität Zürich,
Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst Chemie
Thai Quang, Thanh Scanning Force Microscopy Analysis of mechanical Properties of 1 University of Base
Single Molecules
Supervisor Empa: Prof Hans Josef Hug
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr N. Pilet, Dr A. Norris
Tolga, Goren Understanding the role of sugar and glycan structure in natural 2 ETH Zurich,
lubrication mechanisms Materials Science
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Rowena Crockett
nanotech@surfaces Gaspari, Roberto Quasicrystal surfaces 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Daniele Passerone Chemistry and Applied
Biosciences
Mäder, Ruben Quasicrystals and Complex Metallic Alloys 2 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Oliver Gröning Materials Science
Nguyen, Manh Thuong Atomistic simulations of surface-supported molecular nanostructures 1 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Daniele Passerone Dept. of Physics
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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nanotech@surfaces Prinz, Jan Eexperimental surface science investigations of palladium-gallium 2 EPF Lausanne,
intermetallics for heterogeneous catalysis Dept. of Physics
Supervisor Empa: Dr Roland Widmer
Söde, Hajo Electronic structure of graphene nanoribbons 2 Universität Zürich, Physik
Supervisor Empa: Prof Roman Fasel
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Pascal Ruffieux
Talirz, Leopold Organic nanowires with unusual transport properties: 2 Universität Zürich, Physik
A theoretical study
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Roman Fasel, Dr Carlo Pignedoli
Photovoltaics Blösch, Patrick Advanced Contact Layers for Thin Film Solar Cells 2 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Dept. of Physics
Chirila, Adrian Properties of high growth rate deposited Cu(In,Ga)Se2 layers and 2 ETH Zurich,
flexible solar cells Dept. of Physics
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari
Fella, Carolin Kesterite absorber materials for thin film solar cells 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Information Technology
and Electrical Engineering
Gretener, Christina Design and stability of backcontacts for CdTe thin film solar cells 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Information Technology
and Electrical Engineering
Hosseini Davood Role of nano-scale inhomogeneities in chalcogenide absorbers 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
of thin film Information Technology
Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari and Electrical Engineering
Kranz, Lukas Development of highly efficient CdTe solar cells with a low 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
temperature process Information Technology
Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari and Electrical Engineering
Perrenoud, Julian Flexible CdTe solar cells 2 ETH Zurich,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Dept. of Physics
Pianezzi, Fabian Influence of impurities on the performance of CIGS thin film solar cells 2 ETH Zurich, Dept. of
Supervisor Empa: Prof Gian Luca Bona Information Technology
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari and Electrical Engineering
Seyrling, Sieghard CIGS Thin Film Solar Cells for Advances Photovoltaic Devices 1 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Dept. of Physics
Uhl, Alex Low cost processing of Cu (In, Ga) Se2, solar cells 2 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Ayodhya N. Tiwari Materials Dept.
Protection and Baumann, Lukas Light-responsive Membrane for Controlled Material Transport 2 University of Basel
Physiology Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Lukas Scherer
Camerlo, Agathe Cold Electrospinning 2 University of Geneve
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Ana-Maria Popa
Frackiewicz-Kaczmarek, Contact area and air gap thickness - characterisation under 2 ENSISA, Mulhouse (FR)
Joanna wearing conditions
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Agnieszka Psikuta, Dr René Rossi
Krehel, Marek Polymeric Optical Fibers for sensing applications 2 ETH Zurich
Supervisor Empa: Prof Gian Luca Bona
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Lukas Scherer
Niedermann, Reto Modeling human heat stress to IR-radiation using a model of 2 ETH Zurich, Institut
human physiology and the sweating agile manikin (SAM) für
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr René Rossi Bewegungswissenschaften
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Protection and Zuber, Stefanie Intelligent responsive nanofibers 2 Johannes Gutenberg
Physiology Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Ana-Maria Popa Universität Mainz (DE)
Road Biruk Wobeshed, Measurement of Short-Term Blistering Affecting Bridge Decks 2 KTH, Väg-och-Banteknik
Engineering/Sealing Hailesilassie with Asphalt Pavements (SE)
Components Supervisor Empa: Prof Manfred Partl
Kalogeropoulos, Alexis Effect of vehicle-road dynamic interaction on pavement structures 2 EPF Lausanne,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Johannes Hugenschmidt, Prof Manfred Partl ETH Zurich
Poulikakos, Lily D. A Fundamental Investigtion of Interfacial Moisture Content and 1 ETH Zurich,
Adhesive Deterioration of Bitumen Aggregate Bond in Porous Asphalt Institute for Building
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Manfred Partl Materials
Raab, Christiane Development of a Framework for Standardization of INterlayer Bond 1 Carleton University
of Asphalt Pavements Ottawa, Dept Civil
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Manfred Partl Engineering (CA)
Rohella, Muhel Real-Time In-situ Quality Evaluation of Asphalt Pavements 2 KTH,
During Installation Väg-och-Banteknik (SE)
Supervisor Empa: Prof Manfred Partl
Solid State Chemistry Alfaruq, Dimas Layered thermoelectric converters 2 Universität Bern,
and Catalysis Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Philosophisch-naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Eyssler, Arnim Perovskite-type exhaust gas catalysts 1 University of Augsburg,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff
Gałązka, Krzysztof Novel intermetallic thermoelectric materials, their synthesis 2 Universität Bern,
and characterization Philosophisch-naturwisSupervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff senschaftliche Fakultät,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Sascha Populoh Dep. Chemie und Biochemie
Karvonen, Lassi Oxygen Non-Stoichiometry, Ordering and Mobility in 1 Aalto University School
SrCoO3-δ Perovskite of Chemical Technology,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Espoo (FI)
Lu, Ye Perovskite-type exhaust gas catalysts for natural gas vehicles 2 Universität Bern,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Philosophisch-naturwisCo-Supervisor Empa: Dr Ferri Davide senschaftliche Fakultät
Mägli, Alexandra Perovskite-type oxynitrides as photoanode materials 2 Universität Bern,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Philosophisch-naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Sagarna, Zudaire Leyre Thermoelectric materials development 2 Universität Bern,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Philosophisch-naturwisCo-Supervisor Empa: Andrey Shkabko senschaftliche Fakultät
Schäuble, Nina Nanoblock and nanostructured interface design for advanced 2 Universität Bern,
thermoelectric materials Philosophisch-naturwisSupervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff senschaftliche Fakultät
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Myriam Aguirre
Shkabko, Andrey Plasma enhanced anionic substitutions (PEAS) for the generate ion of 1 Universität Bern
perovskite phases with different properties
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff
Tomeš, Petr Development of a Thermoelectric Oxide Module 1 Universität Bern,
Supervisor Empa: Prof Anke Weidenkaff Philosophisch-naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Structural Engineering Czaderski, Christoph Post-Strengthening of RC and PC Members By Prestressed 2 ETH Zurich, Inst. für
FRP Reinforcement Baustatik und
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Masoud Motavalli Konstruktion
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Structural Engineering Ghafoori, Elyas Strengthening of steel structures using prestressed CFRP plates 2 ETH Zurich, Inst. für
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Masoud Motavalli Baustatik und
Konstruktion
Ginés, Rebekka Electrostatic modification of the bending stiffness of structural elements 2 ETH Zurich, Inst.
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Masoud Motavalli Science de Base
Janke, Lars Anwendungen von Formgedächtnislegierungen im 2 University of Weimar
konstruktiven Ingenieurbau (DE)
Co-Supervisor Empa: Christoph Czaderski
Khash-Erdene, Jalsan Network planning 2 EPF Lausanne,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Glauco Feltrin ETH Zurich
Maria, Boberg Distributed Attenuation of Wind-Induced Vibration in 2 EPF Lausanne,
Long-Span Bridges Civil and Environmental
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Glauco Feltrin Engineering
Sadeghi, Marzaleh Prestressing of masonry walls to increase the inplane lateral load 2 ETH Zurich, Inst.
Abdola bearing capacity für Baustatik und
Supervisor Empa: Prof Masoud Motavalli Konstruktion
Co-Supervisor: Dr K. Pfyl
Subrata, Bhowmik Modeling and Control of Semi-active Dampers 2 DTU, Mech. Engineering,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Felix Weber Lyndgby (DK)
Technology and Althaus, Hans-Jörg Impact Assessment Method for Traffic Noise in Generic LCA 2 ETH Zurich, Human
Society Laboratory Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Lorenz Hilty Environment Systems
Bornhöft, Nikolaus Ereignisdiskrete Modellierung von Stoffflüssen in der Umwelt 2 Universität Zürich, IFI
unter Unsicherheit
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Lorenz Hilty, PD Dr. Bernd Nowack
Caduff, Marloes Prospective Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Scale Up Effects 2 ETH Zurich,
Co-Supervisor Empa: Hans-Jörg Althaus Earth Surface Dynamics
Hischier, Roland Prospective LCA of nanotechnology applications in the ICT industry 2 ETH Zurich
Co-Supervisor Empa: Prof Lorenz Hilty
Knoeri, Christof Decision support and recommendations for a sustainable 2 University of Zurich
construction material management
Co-Supervisor Empa: Hans-Jörg Althaus, Dr Patrick Wäger
Piccinno, Fabiano Combined LCA and LCC method for the evaluation of 2 Universität Zürich,
nanocellulose bio-composites Mathematisch-NaturwisCo-Supervisor Empa: Claudia Som, Roland Hischier senschaftliche Fakultät
Schwab, Fabienne Ecotoxicology of Nanoparticles: Biota-Nanoparticle-Pollutant 2 ETH Zürich, Dept.
Interactions in aqueous systems - Comparison of Black Carbon and Umweltwissenschaften
Carbon Nanotubes
Co-Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Bernd Nowack
Schwyzer, Irène Solubilization of carbon nanotubes and fullerenes in natural waters 1 ETH Zurich, UWIS
under environmental conditions
Co-Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Bernd Nowack
Stamp, Anna Anticipating environmental impacts of scarce metals supply 2 ETH Zurich, Natural
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrick Wäger and Social Science
Interface
Steubing, Bernhard Agent-based modelling of biomass availability for 2nd 1 EPF Lausanne
generation methanation
Co-Supervisor Empa: Dr Patrick Wäger
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Technology and Sun, Tianyin Development and applications of dynamic probabilistic material 2 ETH Zurich, UWIS
Society Laboratory flow modeling for estimation of quantity and property of engineered
nanomaterials released to environmental compartments
Co-Supervisor Empa: PD Dr Bernd Nowack
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Conferences
Patents applied for:
Advanced Fibers Nazarov, Dmitry/Schmid, Permanent flame retardant treatment for cellulose fibers or EP 07 022 567.7
Hansruedi/Ritter, Axel/ fabrics and other polymeric materials
Vasnev, Valerii/Izmailov, B.
Ritter, Axel/Schmid, Synthesis and application of new phosphorus containing flame EP 07 405 235.8
Hansruedi/Nazarov, Dmitry retardant substances
Air Pollution/ Graf, Peter/Hüglin, Christoph Procédé et dispositif pour l'analyse d'une atmosphère gazeuse CH 01677/07
Environmental Technology
Biomaterials Ren Zulian, Qun/Pletscher, Ernst/ Method for the production of R-hydroxycarboxylic acids WO PCT/CH2007/000156
Zinn, Manfred/Thöny-Meier, Linda
Center for Synergic Crettol, René/Luchsinger, Rolf Faltbarer pneumatischer Träger CH 01781/07
Structures
Electronics/ Thierry, Raphaël/Miceli, Alice/ Verfahren zur Streukorrektur von röntgentomografischen Daten EP 07 012 409
Metrology/Reliability Sennhauser, Urs/Flisch, Alexander
High Performance Mattmann, Corinne/ Recognizing upper body postures using textile strain sensors US 60/976806
Ceramics Tröster, Gerhard/Clemens, Frank
Internal Combustion Soltic, Patrik/Bach, Christian Fluidbetriebener Ventiltrieb EP 07 022 717.8
Engines
Mechanical Systems Weisse, Bernhard/ Proof-Test für keramische Hüftgelenkskugeln DE 102007056973.6
Engineering Affolter, Christian/Stutz, Alex
Patents granted:
High Performance Höland, Wolfram/Apel, E./ Dentalglas, Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung sowie dessen 10 2005 051 387
Ceramics Vital, Andri/ Zürcher, Simone/ Verwendung
Graule, Thomas/Van't Hoen, Ch./
Rheinberger, V./Burtscher
Internal Combustion Schmatloch, Volker/ Elektrofilter für eine Feuerungsanlage 10 2004 039 124.6-09
Engines Rauch, Stephan
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EMPA Activities 2002
Conferences
Swiss Federal Architecture Carmeliet, J. Building Physics 1
Institute of Technology,
Zürich (ETH) Carmeliet, J. (with others) Buiding Materials
Derluyn, H. Moisture & durability exercises
Dorer, V. Building Physics 4
Eggenschwiler, K. Raumakustik
Moonen, P. Building Physics 2 + 4
Richner, P./Winnefeld, F./ Baumaterialien I
Zimmermann, T./
von Trzebiatowski, O.
Richner, P./Zimmermann, T. Baumaterialien II
Winnefeld, F. Mineral building materials in: Baustoffe
Zimmermann, T. Baustoffkunde I + II
Chemistry and Applied Biosciences Ernst, K.-H. Surface Science in Heterogenious Catalysis
Civil and Environmental Burlando, P./Wang, J. Seminar Umweltingenieurwissenschaften
Engineering
Wang, J. Environment and Computer Laboratory, ESD
(Ecological System Design) 2: Introduction to Indoor Particle
Measurements; Nanoparticle mechanics and technology
Civil Engineering Leemann, A. Alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete, part of the «Concrete
Science» course
Lura, P. Werkstoffe I, (Materialeigenschaften); Shrinkage and Cracking
of Concrete: Mechanisms and Impact on Durability
Wyrzykowski, M. Werkstoffe III (Beton: Technologie, Festigkeit und
Verformbarkeit)
Civil, Environmental and Brunner, A. J. Anwendung amorpher Materialien im Bauwesen;
Geomatic Engineering Praktikum Werkstoffe III
Eggenschwiler, K. Lärmbekämpfung
Müller, E. Prospective Environmental Assessments
Rossi, R. Thermoregulation and sports textiles
Thöny-Meyer, L. Applied Microbial Biotechnology; Biologie I – Teil Genetik
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Teaching Activities
Environmental Sciences Brunner, D. Einführung in die Chemie und Physik der Atmosphäre
Gottschalk, F. Introduction to decision analysis and game theory
Hofer, P. Luftreinhaltung 1, 2a und 2b
Liati, A. Advanced Geochronology
Nowack, B. Gesellschaftlicher Umgang mit aktuellen Umweltrisiken
Scholz, R./Gottschalk, F. Mathematical principles and representations of Game and
Decision Theory
Geomatics Engineering Partl, M. Bituminous Materials
Steiger, R. Holz- und Holzwerkstoffe
Humanities; Informatics Simon, K. Farbe im Digitalen Publizieren; Technik des Digitalen
Publizierens;
Information Technology Heutschi, K. Akustik 1 und 2; Akustisches Kolloquium
Maniura, K. Mechanobiology: Implications for Development, Regeneration
and Tissue Engineering
Sennhauser, U./Grossmann, G. Physik der Ausfälle und Ausfallanalyse elektronischer
Schaltungen
Sennhauser, U./Held, M. Zuverlässigkeit von Geräten u. Systemen
Stämpfli, R. Biomechanik von Sportverletzungen und Rehabilitation:
Mechanische Prüfung von Schutzausrüstung
Tiwari, A. N. Solar cells
Geomatic Engineering Motavalli, M. Fibre composite material in strutrual Engineering
Weber, B. Tragswerksdynamik und Schwingungsprobleme
Materials Science Barbezat, M. Integrity of Materials and Structures
Born, A.-K. Biocompatible Materials I
Clemens, F. Advanced Composite and Adaptive Material Systems;
Verbundwerkstoffe
de Geus, M. Biocompatible Materials I, Teil Polymere
Ernst, K.-H. Biomineralization
Ferri, D. XRD
Graule, T. Integrity of Materials and Structures; Keramik I
Heuberger, M. Surfaces and Interfaces
(mit anderen Dozenten)
Hug, H. J. CCMX
Jaeger, D./Patscheider, J. Praktikum III
Kübler, J. Mechanical Properties of Ceramics
Maniura, K. Biocompatible Materials I / II
Patscheider, J. Functional Surfaces
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Teaching Activities
Materials Science Populoh, S. Thermoelektrizität Vorlesung
Roth, M. Integrity of materials and structures
Sagarna, L. REM-Praktikum
Schmutz P. Corrosion and Durability of Engineering Materials
Terrasi, G. P./Clemens, F. Advanced Composite and Adaptive Material Systems
Vogel, N. REM Praktikum
Weidenkaff, A./Saucke, G. XRF, REM Praktikum
Mechanical and Process Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. Abgasnachbehandlung in modernen Dieselmotoren / Übung
Engineering Abgasmesstechnik
Hack, E./Brönnimann, R. Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics
Koller, R./Guillaume, M. Betriebsfestigkeit
Kovacs, G. Seilbahnen
Mazza, E. Continuum Mechanics for Engineers; Introduction to non
linear continuum mechanics; Mechanik II für BauIng;
Methoden der Strukturanalyse
Terrasi, G. P. GL zum Bemessen von Kunststoffbauteilen
Weisse, B. Dimensionieren
Sustainability Summer School Schluep, M. Massflow Analysis
AGH Krakow, (PL) Graule, T. Nanopowders and Nanoceramics
Albert-Ludwigs- Institut für Pharmazeutische Richter, M. Biocatalysis
Universität, Freiburg und Medizinische Chemie
im Breisgau (DE)
Central South Materials and Mechanical Roth, M. Advanced Materials Technology Engineering
University of Changsha,
China (CN)
Centre Henri Tudor SITec Zimmermann, M. Construction & Energy
(LU)
École Polytechnique Atmospheric Chemistry Modelling Reimann, S. Measurements of air pollutants
Fédérale, Lausanne (EPF)
Construction Materials Lothenbach, B. Thermodynamic modelling and determining solid solution
limits
Lura, P. Early Age properties
EDME Balic, E. Mechanics of Thin Films
Materials Hoffmann, P./ Kuzminykh, Y. Laser Micromachining
Materials Science Michler, J. Materials Selection; Thin Film Mechanics
Materials Science Nüesch, F. Organic Semiconductors
Mechanical Enginnering Vaucher, S. Materials Selection
Microtechnique (SMT) Hoffmann, P. Chimie des Surfaces; Laser Micromachining
Science et Génie des Matériaux Lüthi, T. Non-destructive Evaluation Methods
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Teaching Activities
Swiss Federal Biosystems Science and Zinn, M. Biopolymers; Bioprocesses; Growth and Metabolism Responses
Institute of Technology Engineering to the Chemical Environment; Microbial Life on the Surface:
(ETH) Basel detrimental and Beneficial Effects of Biofilms
Fachhochschule Horw Bautechnik Piskoty, G. Metallische Baustoffe
Fachhochschule Micro- and Nanotechnology Erni, R. Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis
Voralberg
Fachhochschule Zürich Architecture Zimmermann, T. Bauchemie Holz, Laborübungen
Hochschule für Raab, C. Materialtechnologie A&B
Technik Zürich HSZ-T
Institut Supérieur de Galliot, C. Adhesive structural bonding
l'Automobile et des
Transports (ISAT),
Nevers (FR)
International Master of Engineering in Hischier, R. Sustainability in Packaging
Packaging Insitute (IPI) Packaging Technology
Schaffhausen
Montan Universität, Dept. für allgemeine, analytische Rösslein, M. Mess- und Ergebnisunsicherheit;
Leoben (AT) und physikalische Chemie Prozessanalytik und Prozessfähigkeit
National technical Naval Engineering School Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. Abgasnachbehandlung in Dieselmotoren/ Schiffsmotoren
University of Athens (GR)
Sveriges Största Division of Highway and Partl, M. Advanced Rheology of Bituminous Materials; Advanced
Tekniska Universitet (KTH) Railway Engineering Pavement Engineering/Analysis and Design
Stockholm (SE)
Technical College TSH Partl, M. Baustoffkunde
Pfäffikon
Technische Universität Verfahrens- und Umwelttechnik Graule, T. Nano- und Biokeramik
Freiberg (DE)
Technische Universität Maschinenbau & Leinenbach, C. Metallische Hochleistungswerkstoffe
Kaiserslautern (DE) Verfahrenstechnik
Technische Universität Lehrstuhl für Bauklimatik Zimmermann, M. Energiekonzept Forum Chriesbach
München (DE) und Haustechnik
Technische Universität Wissenschaftszentrum Jacob, P. Einführung in die Rasterelektronenmikroskopie
München (DE) Weihenstephan
Technische Universität Werkstoffwissenschaften Janczak-Rusch, J. Joining Materials
Warschau (PL)
The University Centre Arctic Technology Reimann, S. Measurements of air pollutants within the Arctic environment
in Svalbard (UNIS)
Longyearbyen, Spitzberegn
(NO)
Universita degli studi Ingegneria Industriale Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. Tecnologie Innovative Di Post-Trattamento die Gas Scarico nei
Parma (IT) motori Diesel: ricerca e sperimentazione - Exhaust
aftertreatment technologies in Diesel engines: Research and
development
Università della CCMX Weidenkaff, A. Synthesis of Inorganic Solids
Svizzera Italiana (USI),
Lugano
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Teaching Activities
Université Joseph ESONN'2010', Grenoble Hug, H. J. Scanning Probe Microscopy
Fourier, Grenoble (FR)
University of Applied Mechanical enginnering Wasmer, K. Chemistry and Materials 1
Sciences Berne
University of Applied Micro- and Medicaltechnology Wasmer, K. Chemistry and Materials 3
Sciences Berne
University of Applied Master Mikro- und Bruinink, A. Optik
Sciences, Dornbirn (AT) Nanotechnologie der Euregio
Bodensee
Fasel, R./Ruffieux, P./Widmer, R. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Graule, T. «Empa» Nanomaster
Wick, P./Hirsch, C./Bürki, T. Nano (Öko)toxikologie
University of Applied Hischier, R. Ökologie
Sciences for the graphic
Industry, Wallisellen
University of Applied Bautechnik Loser, R. Beton und Bindemittel
Sciences Luzern
Dept. HVAC Dorer, V. Natural Ventilation and Passive Cooling
Technics & Architecture Hugi, E. Prüfen und Klassifizieren
University of Applied Neuenschwander, J. Experte bei Bachelor-Arbeiten/Einsichtnahme und Mündliche
Sciences Rapperswil Prüfungen
Mechanical Engineering Weilenmann, M. Messtechnik
Renewable Energies and Weilenmann, M. Messtechnik und Datenerfassung
Environmental Engineering
University of Applied Life Technologies Zinn, M. Biomaterials
Sciences Sion
University of Applied Biotechnology Buchmann, B. Air Pollution
Sciences, Wädenswil
Institut für Chemie und Nagel, M. Industrielle Chemie II, Makromolekulare Chemie
biologische Chemie (ICBC)
Lifescience Ihssen, J. Escherichia coli – the working horse of biotechnology
University of Applied Institut für Biotechnologie (IBT) Gauch, M. Umweltauswirkungen von Biotreibstoffen
Sciences Winterthur
Institut für Chemie und Wick, P. Biomaterialien
Biologische Chemie
Institut für Material- und Henes, B. Zellbiologie und Bioingenieurtechnik
Verfahrenstechnik
Institute of Materials and Zinn, M. Natürliche Biopolymere
Process Engineering IMPE
Life Sciences und Facility Bach, C. Nachhaltige(re) verbrennungsmotorische Antriebe
Management
Materials and Process Engineering Hegemann, D. Grundlagen zu Vakuumbeschichtungstechnik, Plasma, CVD
und PVD
Verfahrenstechnik, Department Clemens, F. Funktionsmaterialien
of Industrial Technologies
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Teaching Activities
University of Basel Institut für Physik Hug, H. J./ Marioni, M. Magnetismus und magnetische Mineralien
Umweltwissenschaften Reimann, S. Umweltsystem Atmosphäre: Luftverschmutzung und
Klimaerwärmung
University of Bern Chemie Sagarna, L./ Vogel, N. Anorg. Chemie II, Praktikum
Weidenkaff, A. Materials for Future Energy Technologies
Chemistry and Biochemistry Fasel, R./Ruffieux, P./Widmer, R. Introduction to the Physics & Chemistry of Surfaces
Meyer, V. High-Performance Liquid Chromatography; Measurement
Uncertainty in Analytical Chemistry
Oeschger-Center Wick, P. Climate and Air Pollutants
Physik Populoh, S./ Saucke, G. Anorg. Chemie II, Praktikum
University of Freiburg Fakultät für Chemie, Pharmazie Vogt, U. Angewandte Mineralogie mit dem Schwerpunkt Keramik;
(DE) und Geowissenschaften Modern Ceramics, Cements, and Glasses
Forest Sciences Schubert, M. Dendrologie
Schwarze, F. Holzschutz I + II; Holzpathologie
Physik Züttel, A. Umweltwissenschaften
University of Graz (AT) Institute für Systemwissenschaften Knöri, C. Proseminar: Qualitative Systemwissenschaften; Agent-based
modeling for socio-ecological systems; A practical
introduction; Geländepraktikum: Akzeptanzanalyse von
Energietechnologien
University of Teheran Faculty of Civil Engineering Motavalli, M. Fibre composite material in strutrual Engineering
(IR)
University of Zurich Chemie Ernst, K.-H. Chemical Processes at Solid Surfaces
Hilty, L. Informatik und Gesellschaft;, Informatik für Ökonomen;
Informatik und nachhaltige Entwicklung
Vrije Universiteit Physik Züttel, A. Hydrogen Production and Storage, Big Issues in Energy
Amsterdam (NL) Materials
Zurich University of Dept. of Music Heutschi, K. Audiotechnik
the Arts (ZHdK)
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress
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Empa staff publish in many national and international scientific and
technical journals as well as in daily press and other special organs.
Please note that the list below represents, on the one hand, the full
number of SCI/E publications, but only a selection of all other
publications or public relations activities on the other hand.
Advanced Materials and Surfaces
Bidiville, A./Neulist, I./ Effect of debris on the silicon wafering for solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011,
Wasmer, K./Ballif, C. 95(8), 2490–2496 
Bidiville, A./Wasmer, K./ Mechanisms of wafer sawing and impact on wafer properties. Progress in Photovoltaics 2010,
Michler, J./Nasch, P. M./ 18(8), 563–572 (joint paper) 
Van Der Meer, M./Ballif, C.
Dabirian, A./Harada, S./ Combinatorial chemical beam epitaxy of lithium niobate thin films on sapphire. Journal of the
Kuzminykh, Y./Sandu, S. C./ Electrochemical Society 2011, 158(2), D72–D76 (joint paper) 
Wagner, E./Benvenuti, G./
Brodard, P./Rushworth, S./
Muralt, P./Hoffmann, P.
Dabirian, A./Kuzminykh, Y./ Combinatorial high-vacuum chemical vapor deposition of textured hafnium-doped lithium niobate
Sandu, S. C./Harada, S./ thin films on sapphire. Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11(1), 203–209 (joint paper) 
Wagner, E./Brodard, P./
Benvenuti, G./Rushworth, S./
Muralt, P./Hoffmann, P.
Estili, M./Kawasaki, A./ In situ characterization of tensile-bending load bearing ability of multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Pittini-Yamada, Y./Utke, I./ in alumina-based nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(12), 4272–4278 (joint
Michler, J. paper) 
Ghisleni, R./Liu, J./ In situ micro-Raman compression: characterization of plasticity and fracture in GaAs.
Koodakal, R. R./Brodard, P./ Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(7–9), 1286–1292 (joint paper) 
Lugstein, A./Wasmer, K./Michler, J.
Graça, S./Carvalho, P. A./ Dislocation structures in nanoindented ductile metals-a transmission electron microscopy direct
Colaço, R. observation. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2011, 44(33), Article number 335402 (9 pp.) 
Heiber, J./Bloch, R./Bucher, R./ A review of diamond wire wafering technology at Meyer Burger Ltd. In: Reddig, K. (Ed.),
Habegger, S./Lombardi, I./ Manufacturing the solar future: the 2011 production annual, Solar Media, 2011, 78–85
Wasmer, K./Assi, F./Beck, A.
Jäggi, C./Frauchiger, V./Eitel, F./ The effect of surface alloying of Ti powder for vacuum plasma spraying of open porous titanium
Stiefel, M./Schmotzer, H./ coatings. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(2), 717–725 (joint paper) 
Siegmann, S.
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Kollo, L./Bradbury, C. R./ Nano-silicon carbide reinforced aluminium produced by high-energy milling and hot
Veinthal, R./Jäggi, C./ consolidation. Materials Science and Engineering A 2011, 528(21), 6606–6615 
Carreño-Morelli, E./Leparoux, M.
Kurita, H./Kwon, H./Kawasaki, A. Fabrication of carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum matrix composite by spark plasma sintering
and hot extrusion hybrid process. Journal of the Japan Institute of Metals 2011, 75(4), 259–264 
Kwon, H./Bradbury, C. R./ Fabrication of functionally graded carbon nanotube-reinforced aluminum matrix composite.
Leparoux, M. Advanced Engineering Materials 2011, 13(4), 325–329 
Kwon, H./Kurita, H./ Carbon nanofiber reinforced aluminum matrix composite fabricated by combined process of spark
Leparoux, M./Kawasaki, A. plasma sintering and hot extrusion. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2011, 11(5),
4119–4126 
Kwon, H./Leparoux, M./ Fabrication of single crystalline diamond reinforced aluminum matrix composite by powder
Heintz, J. M./Silvain, J. F./ metallurgy route. Metals and materials international 2011, 17(5), 755–763 
Kawasaki, A.
Nicula, R./Ishizaki, K./Stir, M./ Rapid synthesis and densification of single-phase Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystals by spark plasma sintering
Shen, Z./Vaucher, S. or microwave heating. Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(19–21), 2450–2457 
Nicula, R./Stir, M./Wurm, A./ Microwave calorimetry using X-rays. Thermochimica Acta 2011, 526(1–2), 137–142 
Catalá-Civera, J. M./Ishizaki, K./
Vaucher, S./Zhuravlev, E./
Schick, C.
Périgo, E. A./Nakahara, S./ Magnetic properties of soft magnetic composites prepared with crystalline and amorphous
Pittini-Yamada, Y./de Hazan, Y./ powders. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2011, 323(15), 1938–1944 (joint paper) 
Graule, T. J.
Pittini-Yamada, Y./Périgo, E. A./ Permeability of hybrid soft magnetic composites. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(11), 4291–4302
de Hazan, Y./Nakahara, S. (joint paper) 
Ramirez, M. G./Boj, P. G./ Efficient organic distributed feedback lasers with imprinted active films. Optics Express 201,
Navarro-Fuster, V./Vragovic, I./ 19(23), 22443–22454 
Villalvilla, J. M./Alonso, I./
Trabadelo, V./Merino, S./
Díaz-García, M. A.
Schöbel, M./Altendorfer, W./ Internal stresses and voids in SiC particle reinforced aluminum composites for heat sink
Degischer, H. P./Vaucher, S./ applications. Composites Science and Technology 2011, 71(5), 724–733 
Buslaps, T./Michiel, M. D./
Hofmann, M.
Vaucher, S./Stir, M./Ishizaki, K./ Reactive synthesis of Ti-Al intermetallics during microwave heating in an E-field maximum.
Català-Civera, J. M./Nicula, R. Thermochimica Acta 2011, 522(1–2), 151–154 
Wang, L./Montagne, F./ Hierarchical positioning of gold nanoparticles into periodic arrays using block copolymer nanoring
Hoffmann, P./Heinzelmann, H./ templates. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2011, 356(2), 496–504 
Pugin, R.
Electron Microscopy Alem, N./Erni, R./Kiesielowski, C./ Vacancy growth and migration dynamics in atomically thin hexagonal boron nitride under electron
Center Rossell, M. D./Hartel, P./Jiang, B./ beam irradiation. Physica Status Solidi RRL 2011, 5(8), 295–297 
Gannett, W./Zettl, A.
Bora, D. K./Braun, A./Erni, R./ Hydrothermal treatment of a hematite film leads to highly oriented faceted nanostructures with
Fortunato, G./Graule, T. J./ enhanced photocurrents. Chemistry of Materials 2011, 23(8), 2051–2061 (joint paper) 
Constable, E. C.
Browning, N. D./Arslan, I./ Low-loss EELS in the STEM. In: Pennycook, S. J., Nellist, P. (Eds.), Scanning transmission electron
Erni, R./Reed, B. W. microscopy: imaging and analysis, Springer, 2011, 659–688
Erni, R. Making the probe the center of the experiment: a viewpoint on: «Imaging High-Energy Electrons
Propagating in a Crystal», Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 160802 (2011). Physics 2011, 4, article no. 32
Huang, M. R. S./Erni, R./ Characterization of wurtzite ZnO using valence electron energy loss spectroscopy.
Lin, H. Y./Wang, R. C./Liu, C. P. Physical Review B 2011, 84(15), Article number 155203 (6 pp.) 
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Electron Microscopy Scherrer, B./Rossi, A./ Impact of substrate material and annealing conditions on the microstructure and chemistry of
Center Martynczuk, J./Rossell, M. D./ yttria-stabilized-zirconia thin films. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(18), 7372–7382 
Bieberle-Hütter, A./Rupp, J. L. M./
Erni, R./Gauckler, L. J.
Strehler, C./Parlinska-Wojtan, M./ Influence of intergranular phases on edge integrity of Si3N4/SiC wood cutting tools. Journal of the
Blugan, G./Speisser, B./Ehrle, B./ European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(14), 2711–2719 (joint paper) 
Aneziris, C. G./Graule, T. J./
Kuebler, J.
Van Aert, S./Batenburg, K. J./ Three-dimensional atomic imaging of crystalline nanoparticles. Nature 2011, 470(7334), 374–377 
Rossell, M. D./Erni, R./
Van Tendeloo, G.
Functional Polymers Chatterjee, S./Nüesch, F./ Comparing carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoplatelets as reinforcements in polyamide 12
Chu, B. T. T. composites. Nanotechnology 2011, 22(27), Article number 275714 (8 pp.) (joint paper) 
Chatterjee, S./Reifler, F. A./ Crystalline and tensile properties of carbon nanotube-filled polyamide-12 fibers meltspun by
Chu, B. T. T./Rossi, R./Hufenus, R. industry-related processes. International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science:
Conference Proceedings, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 11–13 October 2011, 2 pp. (joint paper)
Egger, M. Study on the interaction of squaric chromophores with cyclodextrins as potential aggregation
inhibitor for dye solar cells (DSC). Master, University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg (FHV)
Dornbirn; Empa Dübendorf, Austria; Switzerland, 2011, 96 pp.
Fisch, M./Armbruster, T./ Crystal-chemistry of mullite-type aluminoborates Al18B5O33 and Al5BO9: a stoichiometry puzzle.
Rentsch, D./Libowitzky, E./ Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2011, 184(1), 70–80 
Pettke, T.
Frank, P./Shaw-Stewart, J./ Laser-induced ablation dynamics and flight of thin polymer films. Applied Physics A 2011, 104(2),
Lippert, T./Boneberg, J./ 579–582 
Leiderer, P.
Hany, R./Fan, B./ Strategies to improve cyanine dye multi layer organic solar cells. Progress in Photovoltaics 2011,
Araujo De Castro, F./Heier, J./ 19(7), 851–857 
Kylberg, W./Nüesch, F.
Heier, J./Steiger, R./Hany, R./ Template synthesis of cyanine dye H-aggregates on nanostructured [6,6]-phenyl C61-butyric acid
Nüesch, F. methyl ester substrates. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2011, 13(34), 15714–15722 
Hollertz, R./Chatterjee, S./ Improvement of toughness and electrical properties of epoxy composites with carbon nanotubes
Gutmann, H./Geiger, T./ prepared by industrially relevant processes. Nanotechnology 2011, 22(12), Article number 125702
Nüesch, F./Chu, B. T. T. (9 pp.) (joint paper) 
Itzhakov, S./Buhbut, S./ Design Principles of FRET-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Buried Quantum Dot Donors.
Tauber, E./Geiger, T./Zaban, A./ Advanced Energy Materials 2011, 1(4), 626–633 
Oron, D.
Joliat, E. Synthesis and properties of quinizarine sensitizers. Master, ETHZ; Empa Dübendorf, Switzerland,
2011, 79 pp.
Kylberg, W./De Castro, F. A./ Woven electrodes for flexible organic photovoltaic cells. Advanced Materials 2011, 23(8), 1015–
Chabrecek, P./Sonderegger, U./ 1019 
Chu, B. T. T./Nüesch, F./Hany, R.
Kylberg, W./Sonar, P./Heier, J./ Synthesis, thin-film morphology, and comparative study of bulk and bilayer heterojunction organic
Tisserant, J. N./Müller, C./ photovoltaic devices using soluble diketopyrrolopyrrole molecules. Energy & Environmental
Nüesch, F./Chen, Z. K./ Science 2011, 4(9), 3617–3624 (joint paper) 
Dodabalapur, A./Yoon, S./Hany, R.
Leemann, A./Le Saoût, G./ Alkali–silica reaction: the influence of calcium on silica dissolution and the formation of reaction
Winnefeld, F./Rentsch, D./ products. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2011, 94(4), 1243–1249 (joint paper) 
Lothenbach, B.
Matama, S./Otala, E. H./ Thermal and chemical aging of model three-way catalyst Pd/Al2O3 and its impact on the
Aguirre, M. H./Winkler, A./ conversion of CNG vehicle exhaust. Catalysis Today, 2011, online 
Ulrich, A./Rentsch, D./
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Functional Polymers Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D. Three dimensional analysis of self-structuring organic thin films using time-of-flight secondary ion
Mayerhofer, K. E./Heier, J./ mass spectrometry. Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(18), 6183–6189 (joint paper) 
Maniglio, Y./Keller, B. A.
Nüesch, F. Dünnschichtfotovoltaik auf der Probe: Trends bei organischen und anorganischen HalbleiterSolarzellen. Bulletin SEV/VSE 2011, 102(3), 28–31
Nüesch, F./Upadhyaya, H. M./ Introduction to the special issue on organic photovoltaics and dye sensitized solar cells. Solar
Razykov, T. M./Tiwari, A. N. Energy 2011, 85(6), 1171 (1.p) (joint paper) 
Opris, D. M./Molberg, M./ New Silicone Composites for Dielectric Elastomer Actuator Applications In Competition with
Walder, C./Ko, Y. S./Fischer, B./ Acrylic Foil 
Nuesch, F. A.
Opris, D. M./Molberg, M./ Dielectric elastomer materials for actuators and energy harvesting. Electroactive Polymer Actuators
Nüesch, F./Löwe, C./Walder, C./ and Devices (EAPAD) 2011, San Diego Ca., USA, 7–10 March 2011, Article number 79760G (8 pp.)
Fischer, B.
Palla-Papavlu, A./Paraico, I./ Liposome micropatterning based on laser-induced forward transfer. Applied Physics A 2011,
Shaw-Stewart, J./Dinca, V./ 102(3), 651–659 
Savopol, T./Kovacs, W./
Lippert, T./Wokaun, A./
Dinescu, M.
Rapp, L./Cibert, C./Nénon, S./ Improvement in semiconductor laser printing using a sacrificial protecting layer for organic
Alloncle, A. P./Nagel, M./ thin-film transistors fabrication. Applied Surface Science 2011, 257(12), 5245–5249 
Lippert, T./Videlot-Ackermann, C./
Fages, F./Delaporte, P.
Shaw-Stewart, J./Chu, B./ Improved laser-induced forward transfer of organic semiconductor thin films by reducing the
Lippert, T./Maniglio, Y./Nagel, M./ environmental pressure and controlling the substrate-substrate gap width. Applied Physics A:
Nüesch, F./Wokaun, A. Materials Science and Processing 2011, 105(3), 713–722 
Shaw-Stewart, J./Lippert, T./ Laser-induced forward transfer of polymer light-emitting diode pixels with increased charge
Nagel, M./Nüesch, F./Wokaun, A. injection. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2011, 3(2), 309–316 
Toth, R./Schabikowski, M./ The effect of solvent and electric field on the size distribution of iron-oxide microdots: exploitation
Heier, J./Braun, A./Kata, D./ of self-assembly strategies for photoelectrodes. Journal of Materials Research 2011, 26(2), 254–261
Graule, T. J. (joint paper) 
High Performance Blugan, G./Herrmann, T./ Laser machining of silicon nitride based composite cantilever structures. Optics and Lasers in
Ceramics Graule, T./Kuebler, J. Engineering 2011, 49(9–10), 1095–1100 
Blugan, G./Michalkova, M./ Processing and properties of alumina-carbon nano fibre ceramic composites using standard
Hnatko, M./Šajgalík, P./ ceramic technology. Ceramics International, 2011, 37, 3371–3379 
Minghetti, T./Schelle, C./
Graule, T. J./Kuebler, J.
Bora, D. K./Braun, A./Erat, S./ Evolution of an oxygen near-edge x-ray absorption fine structure transition in the upper hubbard
Ariffin, A. K./Löhnert, R./ band in α-Fe2O3 upon electrochemical oxidation. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(13),
Sivula, K./Töpfer, J./Grätzel, M./ 5619–5625 
Manzke, R./Graule, T. J./
Constable, E. C.
Bora, D. K./Braun, A./Erni, R./ Hydrothermal treatment of a hematite film leads to highly oriented faceted nanostructures with
Fortunato, G./Graule, T. J./ enhanced photocurrents. Chemistry of Materials 2011, 23(8), 2051–2061 (joint paper) 
Constable, E. C.
Braun, A./Erat, S./Zhang, X./ Surface and bulk oxygen vacancy defect states near the Fermi level in 100 nm WO3-δ/TiO2 (110)
Chen, Q./Aksoy, F./Loehner, R./ ilms: A resonant valence band photoemission spectroscopy study.Journal of Physical Chemistry
Liu, Z./Graule, T./Mao, S. f C, 2011, 115(33), 16411–16417 
Burnat, D./Heel, A./Holzer, L./ Synthesis and performance of A-site deficient lanthanum-doped strontium titanate by nanoparticle
Kata, D./Lis, J./Graule, T. based spray pyrolysis, Journal of Power Sources 2011 (online) 
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High Performance Castillo, N. A study of synthesis & performance of flame-made semiconducting BiVO4 nanoparticles for the
Ceramics photocatalytic degradation of aqueous organic pollutants. Dissertation, École Polytechnique
Fédérale de Lausanne; Empa Dübendorf, Switzerland, 2011, 148 pp.
Chang, H. H./Luo, J. Y./Wu, C. T./ The vortex state of FeSe1-xTex superconducting thin films. Superconductor Sicence and
Hsu, F. C./Huang, T.W./Wu, P. M./ Technology, 2011, 24, 105011 (5pp) 
Wu, M. K./Wang, M. J.
Chen, Q./Braun, A./Yoon, S./ Effect of lattice volume and compressive strain on the conductivity of BaCeY-oxide ceramic proton
Bagdassarov, N./Graule, T. J. conductors. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(14), 2657–2661 (joint paper) 
Clemens, F./Comyn, T./Heiber, J./ Processing and electromechanical properties of lanthanum-doped Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 extruded
Nobre, F./Dent, A. C. E./ piezoelectric fibres. Journal of Materials Science 2011, 46(13), 4517–4523 
Bowen, C. R.
de Hazan, Y. Porous Ceramics, Ceramic/Polymer, and Metal-Doped Cramic/Polymer Nanocomposites via Freeze
Casting of Photo-Curable Colloidal Fluids. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2011, 1–11 
de Hazan, Y./Märkl, V./ Functional ceramic and nanocomposite fibers, cellular articles and microspheres via radiation
Heinecke, J./Aneziris, C./ curable colloidal dispersions. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(14), 2601–2611
Graule, T. J. 
Erat, S./Braun, A./Piamonteze, C./ Entanglement of charge transfer, hole doping, exchange interaction, and octahedron tilting angle
Liu, Z./Ovalle, A./Schindler, H./ and their influence on the conductivity of La1-xSrxFe0.75Ni0.25O3-δ: a combination of x-ray
Graule, T. J./Gauckler, L. J. spectroscopy and diffraction. Journal of Applied Physics 2010, 108(12), Article number 124906
(8 pp.) 
Faes, A./Wuillemin, Z./ Design of experiment approach applied to reducing and oxidizing tolerance of anode supported
Tanasini, P./Accardo, N./ solid oxide fuel cell part II: electrical, electrochemical and microstructural characterization of
Modena, S./Schindler, H. J./ tape-cast cells. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(21), 8909–8917 
Cantoni, M./Lübbe, H./
Diethelm, S./Hessler-Wyser, A./
Van Herle, J.
Haas, O./Ludwig, C./ X-ray absorption investigation of the valence state and electronic structure of La1-xCaxCoO3-δ in
Bergmann, U./Sing, R. N./ comparison with La1-x SrxCoO3-δ and La1-xSrxFeO3-δ, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2011, 184,
Braun, A./Graule, T. 3163–3171 
Holzer, L./Iwanschitz, B./ Microstructure degradation of cermet anodes for solid oxide fuel cells: Quantification of nickel
Hocker, Th./Münch, B./ grain growth in dry and in humid atmospheres. Journal of Power Sources 2011,
Prestat, M./Wiedenmann, D./ 196(3), 1279–1294 
Vogt, U./Holtappels, P./Sfeir, J./
Mai, A./Graule, T. J.
Holzer, L./Münch, B./ Quantitative relationships between composition, particle size, triple phase boundary length and
Iwanschitz, B./Cantoni, M./ surface area in nickel-cermet anodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Journal of Power Sources 2011,
Hocker, T./Graule, T. J. 196(17), 7076–7089 (joint paper) 
Ismael, M. R./Clemens, F./ Effects of different thermoplastic binders on the processability of feedstocks for ceramic co-extru
Graule, T./Hoffmann, M. J. sion process. Ceramics International 2011, 37(8), 3173–3182 
Jansohn, P./Griffin, T./ Technologies for gas turbine power generation with CO2 mitigation. 10th International Conference
Mantzaras, I./Maréchal, F./ on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 19–23 September 2011,
Clemens, F. 1901–1908
Karageorgakis, N. I./Heel, A./ Flame spray deposition of nanocrystalline dense Ce0.8Gd0.2O2-δthin films: deposition
Graule, T. J./Gauckler, L. J. mechanism and microstructural characterization. Solid State Ionics 2011, 192(1), 464–471
(joint paper) 
Karageorgakis, N. I./Heel, A./ Properties of flame sprayed Ce0.8Gd0.2O1.9-δ electrolyte thin films. Advanced Functional
Rupp, J. L. M./Aguirre, M. H./ Materials 2011, 21(3), 532–539 (joint paper) 
Graule, T. J./Gauckler, L. J.
Keller, L. M./Holzer, L./Wepf, R./ 3D geometry and topology of pore pathways in Opalinus clay: implications for mass transport.
Gasser, P. Applied Clay Science 2011, 52(1–2), 85–95 
Keller, L. M./Holzer, L./Wepf, R./ On the application of focused ion beam nanotomography in characterizing the 3D pore space
Gasser, P./Münch, B./Marschall, P. geometry of Opalinus clay. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
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High Performance Keller, L. M./Stipp, M. The single-slip hypothesis revisited: Crystal-preferred orientations of sheared quartz aggregates
Ceramics with increasing strain in nature and numerical simulation. Journal of Structural Geology 2011,
33(10), 1491–1500 
Kuebler, J./Blugan, G. Failure analysis of zirconia ceramic watch bracelet components.
Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 625–632 
Lugovy, M./Slyunyayev, V./ Mechanical behavior and failure mechanisms of boron carbide based three-layered laminates with
Subbotin, V./Liang, F./Gou, J./ weak interfaces. Ceramics International 2011, 37(7), 2255–2261 
Orlovskaya, N./Graule, T. J./
Kuebler, J.
Lugovy, M./Slyunyayev, V./ A further insight into spherical indentation: ring crack formation in a brittle La0.8Sr0.2Ga0.8Mg0.2O3
Yarmolenko, S./Sankar, J./ perovskite. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(11), 4425–4436 
Graule, T. J./Kuebler, J./
Nicholson, D./Orlovskaya, N.
Marcus, M./Guo, G./Braun, A./ Defects in inorganic solids and their relation to electronic properties.
Heske, C. Synchrotron Radiation News 2011, 24, 6 (1 p.)
Michen, B. Virus removal in ceramic depth filters: The electrostatic enhanced adsorption approach.
Dissertation, Technischen Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, 2011, 160pp.
Michen, B./Diatta, A./Fritsch, J./ Removal of colloidal particles in ceramic depth filters based on diatomaceous earth.
Aneziris, C./Graule, T. J. Separation and Purification Technology 2011, 81(1), 77–87 
Nurk, G./Holtappels, P./Figi, R./ A versatile salt evaporation reactor system for SOFC operando studies on anode contamination
Wochele, J./Wellinger, M./ and degradation with impedance spectroscopy. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(6), 3134–3140
Braun, A./Graule, T. J. (joint paper) 
Orlovskaya, N./Lugovy, M./ Boron carbide/boron carbide-carbon nanofibers laminates with weak interfaces.
Slyunyayev, V./Subbotin, V./ In: Orlovskaya, N., Lugovy, M. (Eds.), Boron rich solids: sensors, ultra high temperature
Liang, F./Gou, J./Kuebler, J./ ceramics, thermoelectrics, armor, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B,
Graule, T. J. Springer, 2011, 1–11
Périgo, E. A./Nakahara, S./ Magnetic properties of soft magnetic composites prepared with crystalline and amorphous
Pittini-Yamada, Y./de Hazan, Y./ powders. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2011, 323(15), 1938–1944 (joint paper)
Graule, T. J. 
Pittini-Yamada, Y./Périgo, E. A./ Permeability of hybrid soft magnetic composites.
de Hazan, Y./Nakahara, S. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(11), 4291–4302 (joint paper) 
Pryds, N./Clemens, F. J./ A monolithic perovskite structure for use as a magnetic regenerator.
Menon, M./Nielsen, P. H./ Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2011, 94(8), 2549–2555 
Brodersen, K./Bjørk, R./
Bahl, C. R. H./Engelbrecht, K./
Nielsen, K. K./Smith, A.
Salehi, M./Clemens, F./ A case study of the effect of grain size on the oxygen permeation flux of BSCF disk-shaped
E. M. Pfaff, E. M./Diethelm,S./ membrane fabricated by thermoplastic processing. Journal of Membrane Science, 2011, 382,
Leach, C./Graule, T./Grobéty, B. (1–2), 186–193 
Strehler, C. Development of near net shaped Si3N4/SiC composites with optimised grain boundary phase for
industrial wood machining. Dissertation, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg; Empa
Dübendorf, Germany; Switzerland, 2011, 107 pp.
Strehler, C./Parlinska-Wojtan, M./ Influence of intergranular phases on edge integrity of Si3N4/SiC wood cutting tools. Journal of the
Blugan, G./Speisser, B./Ehrle, B./ European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(14), 2711–2719 (joint paper) 
Aneziris, C. G./Graule, T. J./
Kuebler, J.
Tinguely, J. C./Solarska, R./ Low-temperature roll-to-roll coating procedure of dye-sensitized solar cell photoelectrodes on
Braun, A./Graule, T. J. flexible polymer-based substrates. Semiconductor Science and Technology 2011, 26(4), Article
number 045007 (6 pp.) 
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High Performance Toth, R./Schabikowski, M./ The effect of solvent and electric field on the size distribution of iron-oxide microdots: exploitation
Ceramics Heier, J./Braun, A./Kata, D./ of self-assembly strategies for photoelectrodes. Journal of Materials Research 2011, 26(2), 254–261
Graule, T. J. (joint paper) 
Van Garderen, N./Clemens, F. J./ Investigation of clay content and sintering temperature on attrition resistance of highly porous
Mezzomo, M./Bergmann, C. P./ diatomite based material. Applied Clay Science 2011, 52(1–2), 115–121 
Graule, T.
Wozniak, M. UV curable silica dispersions for rapid prototyping applications. Dissertation, AGH University,
Kraków, Poland, 2011, 154 pp.
Wozniak, M./de Hazan, Y./ Rheology of UV curable colloidal silica dispersions for rapid prototyping applications. Journal of
Graule, T. J./Kata, D. the European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(13), 2221–2229 
Joining and Corrosion Barabás, R./Bogya, E. S./ Fluorhydroxyapatite coatings obtained by flame-spraying deposition. International Journal of
Technology Dejeu, V. R./Bizo, L./ Applied Ceramic Technology 2011, 8(3), 566–571 
Aneziris, C. G./Kratschmer, T./
Schmutz, P.
Barthés-Labrousse, M. G./ Surface chemistry of CMAs. In: Dubois, J.M., Belin-Ferré, E. (Eds.), Complex metallic alloys:
Beni, A./Schmutz, P. fundamentals and applications, Wiley-VCH, 2011, 243–272
Beni, A./Ott, N./Ura-Binczyk, E./ Passivation and localised corrosion susceptibility of new Al-Cr-Fe complex metallic alloys in acidic
Rasinski, M./Bauer, B./Gille, P./ NaCl electrolytes. Electrochimica Acta 2011, 56(28), 10524–10532 
Ulrich, A./Schmutz, P.
Breimesser, M./Ritter, S./ Application of the electrochemical microcapillary technique to study intergranular stress corrosion
Seifert, H. P./Virtanen, S./Suter, T. cracking of austenitic stainless steel on the micrometre scale. Corrosion Science 2011, Article in
Press, 7 pp. 
Buhl, S./Leinenbach, C./ Microstructure, residual stresses and shear strength of diamond-steel-joints brazed with a
Spolenak, R./Wegener, K. Cu-Sn-based active filler alloy. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 2011,
Article in Press, 
Castellero, A./Başer, T. A./Das, J./ Role of crystalline precipitates on the mechanical properties of (Cu0.50Zr0.50)100-xAlx (x = 4, 5, 7)
Matteis, P./Eckert, J./ bulk metallic glasses. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2011, 509(Suppl. 1), S99–S104 
Battezzati, L./Baricco, M.
Dietiker, M./Buzzi, S./Pigozzi, G./ Deformation behavior of gold nano-pillars prepared by nanoimprinting and focused ion-beam
Löffler, J. F./Spolenak, R. milling. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(5), 2180–2192 (joint paper) 
Dietiker, M./Buzzi, S./Pigozzi, G./ Deformation behavior of gold nano-pillars prepared by nanoimprinting and focused ion-beam
Löffler, J. F./Spolenak, R. milling. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(5), 2180–2192 (joint paper) 
Duarte, L. I./Leinenbach, C./ Determination of liquidus temperature in Ti-rich alloys of the Fe-Ni-Ti system obtained by DTA,
Wang, J./Plevachuk, Y./ electrical conductivity and XRD measurements. International Journal of Materials Research 2011,
Sklyarchuk, V./Korolyshyn, A./ 102(3), 248–256 
Klotz, U. E./Löffler, J. F.
Figi, R./Nagel, O./Tuchschmid, M./ A tough nut to crack: quantitative analysis of heavy metals in automotive brake linings.
Lienemann, P./Gfeller, U./ Chimia 2011, 65(4), 275 (joint paper) 
Bukowiecki, N.
Ghahari, S. M./Davenport, A. J./ In situ synchrotron X-ray micro-tomography study of pitting corrosion in stainless steel.
Rayment, T./Suter, T./Tinnes, J. P./ Corrosion Science 2011, 53(9), 2684–2687 
Padovani, C./Hammons, J. A./
Stampanoni, M./Marone, F./
Mokso, R.
Ghahari, S. M./Krouse, D. P./ Pitting corrosion of stainless steel: measuring and modelling pit propagation in support of damage
Laycock, N. J./Rayment, T./ prediction for radioactive waste containers. Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology 2011,
Padovani, C./Suter, T./Mokso, R./ 46(2), 205–211 
Marone, F./Stampanoni, M./
Monir, M./Davenport, A. J.
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Joining and Corrosion Guseva, O./Schmutz, P. Modelling of localized anodic dissolution of aluminium alloys in sodium chloride.
Technology Umwelteinflüsse erfassen, simulieren, bewerten (40. Jahrestagung der GUS 2011),
Stutensee-Blankenloch, Germany, 30 March – 1 April 2011, 75–89
Janczak-Rusch, J. Ceramic component integration by advanced brazing technologies. In: Singh, M., Ohji, T.,
Asthana, R., Mathur, S. (Eds.), Ceramic integration and joining technologie: from macro to
nanoscale, Wiley, 2011, 17–37
Körner, E./Rupper, P./ Surface topography, morphology and functionality of silver containing plasma polymer
Lübben, J. F./Ritter, A./Rühe, J./ nanocomposites. Surface & Coatings Technology 2011, 205(8–9), 2978–2984 (joint paper) 
Hegemann, D.
Leinenbach, C./Valenza, F./ Wetting and soldering behavior of eutectic Au-Ge alloy on Cu and Ni substrates.
Giuranno, D./Elsener, H. R./ Journal of Electronic Materials 2011, 40(7), 1533–1541 
Jin, S./Novakovic, R.
Lipecka, J./Andrzejczuk, M./ Evaluation of thermal stability of ultrafine grained aluminium matrix composites reinforced with
Lewandowska, M./ carbon nanotubes. Composites Science and Technology 2011, 71(16), 1881–1885 
Janczak-Rusch, J./
Kurzydłowski, K. J.
Liu, Y./Wang, J./Du, Y./Sheng, G./ Study of diffusion and atomic mobilities for fcc Ag-Cd and Ag-Sn solder alloys. Calphad:
Zhang, L./Liang, D. Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry 2011, 35(2), 224–230 
Liu, Y./Zhang, L./Du, Y./Sheng, G./ Atomic mobilities, zero-flux planes and flux reversals in fcc Cu-Fe-Ni alloys. Calphad: Computer
Wang, J./Liang, D. Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry 2011, 35(3), 376–383 
Longtin, R./Hack, E./ Benign joining of ultrafine grained aerospace aluminum alloys using nanotechnology.
Neuenschwander, J./ Advanced Materials 2011, Article in Press, 5 pp. (joint paper) 
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Longtin, R./Mureşan, L./ Probing adsorption of sodium poly(acrylate) at the calcite-water interface by ellipsometry.
Porus, M./Maroni, P./Rentsch, S./ Colloids and Surfaces A 2011, 384(1–3), 17–22 
Buri, M./Gane, P./Borkovec, M.
Loser, R./Piskoty, G./Al-Badri, A./ Investigation into the mechanisms leading to explosion of pétanque balls.
Tuchschmid, M./Schmid, P./ Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 633–648 (joint paper) 
Leemann, A.
Loser, R./Piskoty, G./Al-Badri, A./ Investigation into the mechanisms leading to explosion of pétanque balls.
Tuchschmid, M./Schmid, P./ Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 633–648 (joint paper) 
Leemann, A.
Lübben, J. F./Baše, T./Rupper, P./ Tuning the surface potential of Ag surfaces by chemisorption of oppositely-oriented thiolated
Künniger, T./Macháček, J./ carborane dipoles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2011, 354(1), 168–174 (joint paper)
Guimond, S. 
Mureşan, L./Maroni, P./Popa, I./ Conformational changes of polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers adsorbed on silica substrates.
Porus, M./Longtin, R./ Macromolecules 2011, 44(13), 5069–5071 
Papastavrou, G./Borkovec, M.
Ulrich, A./Ott, N./ Investigation of corrosion behavior of biodegradable magnesium alloys using an online-micro-flow
Tournier-Fillon, A./Homazava, N./ capillary flow injection inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry setup with electrochemical
Schmutz, P. control. Spectrochimica Acta: Part B 2011, 66(7), 536–545 (joint paper) 
Ura-Binczyk, E./Homazava, N./ Passivation of Al-Cr-Fe and Al-Cu-Fe-Cr complex metallic alloys in 1 M H2SO4 and 1 M NaOH
Ulrich, A./Hauert, R./ solutions. Corrosion Science 2011, 53(5), 1825–1837 (joint paper) 
Lewandowska, M./
Kurzydlowski, K. J./Schmutz, P.
Wang, J./Leinenbach, C./Liu, L. B./ Assessment of the atomic mobilities in fcc Cu-Fe and Cu-Ti alloys.
Liu, H. S./Jin, Z. P. Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion 2011, 32(1), 30–38 
Wang, J./Liu, C./Leinenbach, C./ Experimental investigation and thermodynamic assessment of the Cu-Sn-Ti ternary system.
Klotz, U. E./Uggowitzer, P. J./ Calphad: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry 2011, 35(1), 82–94 
Löffler, J. F.
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Joining and Corrosion Wang, J./Liu, Y. J./Liu, L. B./ Thermodynamic modeling of the Au-Sb-Si ternary system.
Technology Zhou, H. Y./Jin, Z. P. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2011, 509(6), 3057–3064 
Wołczyński, W. S./Okane, T./ Meta-stable conditions of diffusion brazing.
Senderowski, C./Kania, B./ Archives of Metallurgy and Materials 2011, 56(2), 311–323 
Zasada, D./Janczak-Rusch, J.
Wołczyński, W. S./Okane, T./ Thermodynamic justification for the Ni/Al/Ni joint formation by a diffusion brazing.
Senderowski, C./Zasada, D./ International Journal of Thermodynamics 2011, 14(3), 97–105
Kania, B./Janczak-Rusch, J.
Mechanics of Barnes, E. O./Wang, Y./ Voltammetry in the absence of excess supporting electrolyte – ECE-DISP1 reactions:
Materials and Limon-Petersen, J. G./ the electrochemical reduction of 2-nitrobromobenzene in acetonitrile solvent. Journal of
Nanostructures Belding, S. R./Compton, R. G. Electroanalytical Chemistry 2011, 659(1), 25–35 
Beaber, A. R./Nowak, J. D./ Smaller is tougher. Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(7–9), 1179–1189 
Ugurlu, O./Mook, W. M./
Girshick, S. L./Ballarini, R./
Gerberich, W. W.
Bechelany, M./Elias, J./ Electrodeposition of amorphous silicon in non-oxygenated organic solvent.
Brodard, P./Michler, J./Philippe, L. Thin Solid Films 2011, Article in Press 
Bechelany, M./Elias, J./ Influence of experimental parameters on the synthesis of gold nanoparticles by electroless
Hankache, J./Brodard, P./ deposition. 1st Mediterranean Conference on Innovative Materials and Applications (CIMA 2011),
Philippe, L./Michler, J. Beirut, Lebanon, 15–17 March 2011, 125–128
Bidiville, A./Wasmer, K./ Mechanisms of wafer sawing and impact on wafer properties.
Michler, J./Nasch, P. M./ Progress in Photovoltaics 2010, 18(8), 563–572 (joint paper) 
Van Der Meer, M./Ballif, C.
Cordill, M. J./Moody, N. R./ Probing the strain hardening response of small wear volumes with nanoindentation.
Jungk, J. M./Kennedy, M. S./ Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 2011, 42(8), 2226–2232 
Mook, W. M./Prasad, S. V./
Bahr, D. F./Gerberich, W. W.
Dabirian, A./Harada, S./ Combinatorial chemical beam epitaxy of lithium niobate thin films on sapphire.
Kuzminykh, Y./Sandu, S. C./ Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2011, 158(2), D72–D76 (joint paper) 
Wagner, E./Benvenuti, G./
Brodard, P./Rushworth, S./
Muralt, P./Hoffmann, P.
Dabirian, A./Kuzminykh, Y./ Combinatorial high-vacuum chemical vapor deposition of textured hafnium-doped lithium niobate
Sandu, S. C./Harada, S./ thin films on sapphire. Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11(1), 203–209 (joint paper) 
Wagner, E./Brodard, P./
Benvenuti, G./Rushworth, S./
Muralt, P./Hoffmann, P.
Dejeu, J./Bechelany, M./ Adhesion control for micro- and nanomanipulation. ACS Nano 2011, 5(6), 4648–4657 
Rougeot, P./Philippe, L./
Gauthier, M.
Eisenhawer, B./Zhang, D./ Growth of doped silicon nanowires by pulsed laser deposition and their analysis by electron beam
Clavel, R./Berger, A./Michler, J./ induced current imaging. Nanotechnology 2011, 22(7), Article number 075706 (7 pp.) 
Christiansen, S.
Elias, J./Brodard, P./ Gold flails by electrochemical deposition: the role of gelatin.
Vernooij, M. G. C./Michler, J./ Electrochimica Acta 2011, 56(3), 1485–1489 
Philippe, L.
Elias, J./Lévy-Clément, C./ Well ordered hollow urchin-like ZnO by electrodeposition.
Bechelany, M./Michler, J./ 218th ECS Meeting: Electroless Deposition Principles, Activation, and Applications,
Philippe, L. Las Vegas Nv., USA, 10–15 October 2010, 67–73
Elias, J./Michler, J./Philippe, L./ ZnO nanowires, nanotubes, and complex hierarchical structures obtained by electrochemical
Lin, M. Y./Couteau, C./ deposition. Journal of Electronic Materials 2011, 40(5), 728–732 
Lerondel, G./Lévy-Clément, C.
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Mechanics of Elias, J./Philippe, L./Michler, J./ Mechanism of formation of urchin-like ZnO. Electrochimica Acta 2011, 56(26), 9532–9536 
Materials and Lévy-Clément, C.
Nanostructures
Estili, M./Kawasaki, A./ In situ characterization of tensile-bending load bearing ability of multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Pittini-Yamada, Y./Utke, I./ in alumina-based nanocomposites.
Michler, J. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(12), 4272–4278 (joint paper) 
Gamez, G. Weaving the glow discharge net – editorial.
Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2011, 26(4), 649–652 
Gamez, G./Zhu, L./Disko, A./ Real-time, in vivo monitoring and pharmacokinetics of valproic acid via a novel biomarker in
Chen, H./Azov, V./Chingin, K./ exhaled breath. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(17), 4884–4886 
Krämer, G./Zenobi, R.
Ghisleni, R./Liu, J./ In situ micro-Raman compression: characterization of plasticity and fracture in GaAs.
Koodakal, R. R./Brodard, P./ Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(7–9), 1286–1292 (joint paper) 
Lugstein, A./Wasmer, K./
Michler, J.
Heiroth, S./Ghisleni, R./ Optical and mechanical properties of amorphous and crystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia thin
Lippert, T./Michler, J./Wokaun, A. films prepared by pulsed laser deposition. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(6), 2330–2340 
Jenke, M. G./Lerose, D./ Toward local growth of individual nanowires on three-dimensional microstructures by using a
Niederberger, C./Michler, J./ minimally invasive catalyst templating method. Nano Letters 2011, 11(10), 4213–4217 
Christiansen, S./Utke, I.
Lévy-Clément, C./Wang, X./ Applications of colloidal crystal patterning for synthesis of 1D and 3D nanostructured
Benoit-Moez, C./Elias, J./ semiconductors. Physica Status Solidi A 2011, 208(6), 1426–1432 
Philippe, L./Michler, J.
Maeder, X./Mook, W. M./ Quantitative stress/strain mapping during micropillar compression.
Niederberger, C./Michler, J. Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(7–9), 1097–1107 
Mushtaq, S./Pickering, J. C./ The role of oxygen in analytical glow discharges: GD-OES and GD-ToF-MS studies.
Steers, E. B. M./Horvath, P./ Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2011, 26(9), 1746–1755 
Whitby, J. A./Michler, J.
Östlund, F./Howie, P. R./ Ductile-brittle transition in micropillar compression of GaAs at room temperature.
Ghisleni, R./Korte, S./Leifer, K./ Philosophical Magazine 2011, 91(7–9), 1190–1199 
Clegg, W. J./Michler, J.
Pathak, S./Gregory Swadener, J./ Measuring the dynamic mechanical response of hydrated mouse bone by nanoindentation.
Kalidindi, S. R./Courtland, H. W./ Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2011, 4(1), 34–43 
Jepsen, K. J./Goldman, H. M.
Pathak, S./Guinard, M./ Influence of lower current densities on the residual stress and structure of thick nickel
Vernooij, M. G. C./Cousin, B./ electrodeposits. Surface & Coatings Technology 2011, 205(12), 3651–3657 
Wang, Z./Michler, J./Philippe, L.
Schmitt, S. W./Gamez, G./ Chemical and optical characterisation of atomic layer deposition aluminium doped ZnO films for
Sivakov, V./Schubert, M./ photovoltaics by glow discharge optical emission spectrometry.
Christiansen, S. H./Michler, J. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2011, 26(4), 822–827 
Schwaiger, R./Weber, M./ Mechanical assessment of ultrafine-grained nickel by microcompression experiment and finite
Moser, B./Gumbsch, P./Kraft, O. element simulation. Journal of Materials Research 2011, Article in Press, 12 pp. 
Sturzenegger, P. N./ Hollow calcium aluminate microcapsules with porous shell microstructure and unique mechanical
Gonzenbach, U. T./Bürki, G./ properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(41), 16524–16528 
Gauckler, L. J.
Szkudlarek, A./Gabureac, M./ Determination on the surface diffusion coefficient and the residence time via focused
Utke, I. electron–beam cvd. EUROCVD 18, Kinsale, Ireland, 4–9 September 2011
Utke, I./Jenke, M. G./Röling, C./ Polarisation stabilisation of vertical cavity surface emitting lasers by minimally invasive focused
Thiesen, P. H./Iakovlev, V./ electron beam triggered chemistry. Nanoscale 2011, 3(7), 2718–2722 
Sirbu, A./Mereuta, A./
Caliman, A./Kapon, E.
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Mechanics of Wheeler, J. M./Raghavan, R./ In situ SEM indentation of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass at elevated temperatures.
Materials and Michler, J. Materials Science and Engineering A 2011, 528(29–30), 8750–8756 
Nanostructures
Zelenay, V./Ammann, M./ Direct observation of water uptake and release in individual submicrometer sized ammonium
Křepelová, A./Birrer, M./ sulfate and ammonium sulfate/adipic acid particles using X-ray microspectroscopy.
Tzvetkov, G./Vernooij, M. G. C./ Journal of Aerosol Science 2011, 42(1), 38–51 
Raabe, J./Huthwelker, T.
Nanoscale Bauert, T./Baldrige, K. K./ Surface-assisted bowl-in-bowl stacking of nonplanar aromatic hydrocarbons.
Materials Science Siegel, J. S./Ernst, K. H. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(28), 7995–7997 
Bauert, T./Zoppi, L./Koller, G./ Large induced interface dipole moments without charge transfer: buckybowls on metal surfaces.
García, A./Baldridge, K. K./ Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, The 2011, 2(21), 2805–2809 
Ernst, K. H.
Carroll, L./Imbert, F./Sigg, H./ Quantum-confined direct-gap transitions in tensile-strained Ge/SiGe multiple quantum wells.
Süess, M./Müller, E./Virgilio, M./ Applied Physics Letters 2011, 99(3), Article number 031907 (3 pp.) 
Pizzi, G./Rossbach, P./
Chrastina, D./Isella, G.
Castaldi, L./Kurapov, D./Reiter, A./ Tuning the crystallographic and electronic properties of chromium oxynitride films.
Shklover, V./Patscheider, J. Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 109(5), Article number 053720 (7 pp.) 
Chimamkpam, E. F. C./ Dynamic stability of organic conducting polymers and its replication in electrical conduction and
Schweizer, T./Hauert, R./ degradation mechanisms. Advanced Functional Materials 2011, 21(12), 2240–2250 
Schilling, A./Ferreira, J. M. F.
Chinnam, R. K./Fauteux, C./ Evolution of the microstructure of Sn-Ag-Cu solder joints exposed to ultrasonic waves during
Neuenschwander, J./ solidification. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(4), 1474–1481 (joint paper) 
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Ernst, K. H./Berke, H. Optical activity and Alfred Werner's coordination chemistry. Chirality 2011, 23(3), 187–189 
Ernst, K. H./Wild, F. R. W. P./ Alfred Werner's coordination chemistry: new insights from old samples.
Blacque, O./Berke, H. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2011, 50(46), 10780–10787 
Ernst, K. H./Wild, F. R. W. P./ Alfred Werners Koordinationschemie: neue Erkenntnisse aus alten Proben.
Blacque, O./Berke, H. Angewandte Chemie 2011, 123(46), 10970–10977 
Falub, C. V./Müller, U./ In vitro studies of the adhesion of diamond-like carbon thin films on CoCrMo biomedical implant
Thorwarth, G./ alloy. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(11), 4678–4689 
Parlinska-Wojtan, M./Voisard, C./
Hauert, R.
Ho, T. T. T./Zimmermann, T./ Preparation and characterization of cationic nanofibrillated cellulose from etherification and
Hauert, R./Caseri, W. high-shear disintegration processes. Cellulose 2011, 18(6), 1391–1406 (joint paper) 
Joshi, N. R./Özer, S./ Engineering the ferromagnetic domain size for optimized imaging of the pinned uncompensated
Ashworth, T. V./Stickar, P. G./ spins in exchange-biased samples by magnetic force microscopy. Applied Physics Letters 2011,
Romer, S./Marioni, M. A./ Applied Physics Letters 2011, 98(8), Article number 082502 (3 pp.) 
Hug, H. J.
Kudernac, T./ Electrically driven directional motion of a four-wheeled molecule on a metal surface.
Ruangsupapichat, N./ Nature 2011, 479(7372), 208–211 
Parschau, M./Maciá, B./
Katsonis, N./Harutyunyan, S. R./
Ernst, K. H./Feringa, B. L.
Mayerhofer, K. E./Heier, J./ Three dimensional analysis of self-structuring organic thin films using time-of-flight secondary ion
Maniglio, Y./Keller, B. A. mass spectrometry. Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(18), 6183–6189 (joint paper) 
Müller, U./Falub, C. V./ Diamond-like carbon coatings on a CoCrMo implant alloy: a detailed XPS analysis of the chemical
Thorwarth, G./Voisard, C./ states at the interface. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(3), 1150–1161 
Hauert, R.
Parschau, M./Rieder, K. H./ Single-molecule chemistry and analysis: mode-specific dehydrogenation of adsorbed propene by
Hug, H. J./Ernst, K. H. inelastic electron tunneling. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133(15), 5689–5691 
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Nanoscale Patscheider, J./Hellgren, N./ Electronic structure of the SiNx/TiN interface: a model system for superhard nanocomposites.
Materials Science Haasch, R. T./Petrov, I./ Physical Review B 2011, 83(12), Article number 125124 (7 pp.) 
Greene, J. E.
Pélisson-Schecker, A./Hug, H. J./ Charge referencing issues in XPS of insulators as evidenced in the case of Al-Si-N thin films.
Patscheider, J. Surface and Interface Analysis 2011, Article in Press, 
Rachbauer, R./Mass, S./ Decomposition pathways in age hardening of Ti-Al-N films.
Stergar, E./Holec, D./Kiener, D./ Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110(2), Article number 023515 (10 pp.) (joint paper) 
Keckes, J./Patscheider, J./
Stiefel, M./Leitner, H./
Mayrhofer, P. H.
Roth, C./Ernst, K. H. Surface explosion chemistry of malic acid on Cu(110).
Topics in Catalysis 2011, 54(19–20), 1378–1383 
Roth, C./Parschau, M./ Chiral reconstruction of a metal surface by adsorption of racemic malic acid.
Ernst, K. H. ChemPhysChem 2011, 12(8), 1572–1577 
Roth, C./Passerone, D./Merz, L./ Two-dimensional self-assembly of chiral malic acid on Cu(110).
Parschau, M./Ernst, K. H. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(4), 1240–1247 (joint paper) 
Samuelsson, M./Sarakinos, K./ Growth of ti-C nanocomposite films by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering under
Högberg, H./Lewin, E./ industrial conditions. Surface and Coatings Technology 2011, Article in Press, 
Jansson, U./Wälivaara, B./
Ljungcrantz, H./Helmersson, U.
Seyrling, S./Chirilă, A./Güttler, D./ CuIn1-xGaxSe2 growth process modifications: influences on microstructure, Na distribution, and
Blösch, P./Pianezzi, F./Verma, R./ device properties. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011, 95(6), 1477–1481 (joint paper) 
Bücheler, S./Nishiwaki, S./
Romanyuk, Y. E./Rossbach, P./
Tiwari, A. N.
Tingaut, P./Hauert, R./ Highly efficient and straightforward functionalization of cellulose films with thiol-ene click
Zimmermann, T. chemistry. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(40), 16066–16076 (joint paper) 
Ura-Binczyk, E./Homazava, N./ Passivation of Al-Cr-Fe and Al-Cu-Fe-Cr complex metallic alloys in 1 M H2SO4 and 1 M NaOH
Ulrich, A./Hauert, R./ solutions. Corrosion Science 2011, 53(5), 1825–1837 (joint paper) 
Lewandowska, M./
Kurzydlowski, K. J./Schmutz, P.
nanotech@surfaces Gröning P./Dommann A. Moleküle organisieren sich selbst: Swiss Engineering STZ 2011, 11, 24–25
Addou, R./Shukla, A. K./ Pseudomorphy, surface alloys and the role of elementary clusters on the domain orientations in
De Weerd, M.-C/Gille, P./ the Cu/Al13Co4(100) system.
Widmer, R./Gröning, O./ Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 2011, 23(43), Article number 435009 (14 pp.) 
Fournée, V./Dubois, J.-M/
Ledieu, J.
Addou, R./Shukla, A. K./ Lead adsorption on the AI12Co4 (100) surface: heterogeneous nucleation and pseudomorphic
Alarcon, S./Gaudry, E./ growth. New Journal of Physics 2011, 13(10), 103011–103029 
Deniozou,Th./Hegen, M./
Feuerbacher, M./Gröning, O./
Widmer, R./Fournee, V./
Dubois, J.-M./Ledieu, J.
Alcaire, M./ Soft plasma processing of organic nanowires: a route for the fabrication of 1D organic
Sanchez-Valencia, J. R./ heterostructures and the template synthesis of inorganic 1D nanostructures.
Aparicio, F. J./Saghi, Z./ Nanoscale 2011, 3(11), 4554–4559 (joint paper) 
Gonzalez-Gonzalez, J. C./
Barranco, A./Oulad Zian, Y./
Gonzalez-Elipe, A. R./Midgley, P./
Espinos, J. P./Groening, P./
Borras, A.
Andreoni, W./Curioni, A./Kroes, J./ Exohedral Hydrogen Chemisorption on a Carbon Nanotube: Clustering Effect.
Petrucci, F./Gröning, O. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, early view online 
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nanotech@surfaces Bendounan, A./Aït-Mansour, K./ Evolution of the Rashba spin-orbit-split Shockley state on Ag/Pt(111).
Braun, J./Minár, J./Bornemann, S./ Physical Review B 2011, 83(19), Article number 195427 (7 pp.) 
Fasel, R./Gröning, O./Sirotti, F./
Ebert, H.
Bercioux, D./Buchs, G./ Defect-induced multicomponent electron scattering in single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Grabert, H./Gröning, O. Physical Review B 2011, 83(16), Article number 165439 (11 pp.) 
Berkelaar, R. P./Söde, H./ Molecular bridges. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(5), 2268–2272 
Mocking, T. F./Kumar, A./
Poelsema, B./Zandvliet, H. J. W.
Bieri, M./Blankenburg, S./ Surface-supported 2D heterotriangulene polymers. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(37),
Kivala, M./Pignedoli, C. A./ 10239–10241 
Ruffieux, P./Müllen, K./Fasel, R.
Cañas-Ventura, M. E./ Complex interplay and hierarchy of interactions in two-dimensional supramolecular assemblies.
Aït-Mansour, K./Ruffieux, P./ ACS Nano 2011, 5(1), 457–469 
Rieger, R./Müllen, K./Brune, H./
Fasel, R.
Di Santo, G./Blankenburg, S./ Supramolecular Engineering Through Temperature-Induced Chemical Modification of 2HCastellarin-Cudia, C./Fanetti, M./ Tetraphenylporphyrin on Ag(111): Flat Phenyl Conformation and Possible Dehydrogenation
Borghetti, P./Sangalletti, L./ Reactions. Chemistry – A European Journal 2011, early view online 
Floreano, L./Verdini, A./
Magnano, E./Bondino, F./
Pignedoli, C. A./Nguyen, M-T./
Gaspari, R./Passerone, D./
Goldoni, A.
Dolenc, J./Riniker, S./Gaspari, R./ Free energy calculations offer insights into the influence of receptor flexibility on ligand-receptor
Daura, X./Van Gunsteren, W. F. binding affinities. Journal of computer-aided molecular design 2011, 25(8), 709–716 
Gaspari, R./Blankenburg, S./ S-orbital continuum model accounting for the tip shape in simulated scanning tunneling
Pignedoli, C. A./Ruffieux, P./ microscope images. Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 2011, 84(12),
Treier, M./Fasel, R./Passerone, D. Article number 125417 (13 pp.) 
Ilie, A./Bendall, J. S./Nagaoka, K./ Encapsulated inorganic nanostructures: a route to sizable modulated, noncovalent, on-tube
Egger, S./Nakayama, T./ potentials in carbon nanotubes. ACS Nano 2011, 5(4), 2559–2569 
Crampin, S.
Nguyen, M. T./Pignedoli, C. A./ An ab initio insight into the Cu(111)-mediated Ullmann reaction.
Passerone, D. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2011, 13(1), 154–160 
Roth, C./Passerone, D./Merz, L./ Two-dimensional self-assembly of chiral malic acid on Cu(110).
Parschau, M./Ernst, K. H. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(4), 1240–1247 (joint paper) 
Stöhr, M./Boz, S./Schär, M./ Self-assembly and two-dimensional spontaneous resolution of cyano-functionalized [7]helicenes
Nguyen, M.-T/Pignedoli, C. A./ on Cu(111). Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 2011, 50(42), 9982–9986 
Passerone, D./Schweizer, W. B./
Thilgen, C./Jung, T. A./
Diederich, F.
Thierfelder, C./Witte, M./ Methane adsorption on graphene from first principles including dispersion interaction.
Blankenburg, S./Rauls, E./ Surface Science 2011, 605(7–8), 746–749 
Schmidt, W. G.
Treier, M./Pignedoli, C. A./ Surface-assisted cyclodehydrogenation provides a synthetic route towards easily processable and
Laino, T./Rieger, R./Müllen, K./ chemically tailored nanographenes. Nature Chemistry 2011, 3(1), 61–67 
Passerone, D./Fasel, R.
Trelka, M./Medina, A./Écija, D./ Subphthalocyanine-based nanocrystals. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(36), 9986–9988 
Urban, C./Gröning, O./Fasel, R./
Gallego, J. M./Claessens, C. G./
Otero, R./Torres, T./Miranda, R.
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Thin Films and Blösch, P./Güttler, D./Chirilă, A./ Optimization of Ti/TiN/Mo back contact properties for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells on polyimide foils.
Photovoltaics Tiwari, A. N. Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(21), 7453–7457 
Buecheler, S./Pianezzi, F./ Interface formation between CuIn1-xGaxSe2 absorber and In2S3 buffer layer deposited by ultrasonic
Fella, C./Chirilă, A./Decock, K./ spray pyrolysis. Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(21), 7560–7563 
Burgelman, M./Tiwari, A. N.
Chirilă, A./Bloesch, P./Seyrling, S./ Cu(In,Ga)Se22 solar cell grown on flexible polymer substrate with efficiency exceeding 17%.
Uhl, A./Buecheler, S./Pianezzi, F./ Progress in Photovoltaics 2011, 19(5), 560–564 
Fella, C./Perrenoud, J./Kranz, L./
Verma, R./Guettler, D./
Nishiwaki, S./Romanyuk, Y. E./
Bilger, G./Brémaud, D./
Tiwari, A. N.
Chirilă, A./Buecheler, S./ Highly efficient Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells grown on flexible polymer films.
Pianezzi, F./Bloesch, P./ Nature Materials 2011, 10(11), 857–861 
Gretener, C./Uhl, A. R./Fella, C./
Kranz, L./Perrenoud, J./
Seyrling, S./Verma, R./
Nishiwaki, S./Romanyuk, Y. E./
Bilger, G./Tiwari, A. N.
Chirilă, A./Seyrling, S./ Influence of high growth rates on evaporated Cu(In,Ga)Se2 layers and solar cells.
Buecheler, S./Guettler, D./ Progress in Photovoltaics 2011, Article in Press, 
Nishiwaki, S./Romanyuk, Y. E./
Bilger, G./Tiwari, A. N.
Decock, K./Khelifi, S./ Defect distributions in thin film solar cells deduced from admittance measurements under different
Buecheler, S./Pianezzi, F./ bias voltages. Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110(6), Article number 063722 (12 pp.) 
Tiwari, A. N./Burgelman, M.
Kogut, Y./Fedorchuk, A. O./ Isothermal section of the Ag2S-PbS-GeS2 system at 300 K and the crystal structure of Ag2PbGeS4.
Zhbankov, O./Romanyuk, Y. E./ Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2011, 509(11), 4264–4267 
Kityk, I./Piskach, L./Parasyuk, O.
Monokroussos, C./Bliss, M./ Effects of spectrum on the power rating of amorphous silicon photovoltaic devices.
Qiu, Y. N./Hibberd, C. J./ Progress in Photovoltaics 2011, Article in Press, 
Betts, T. R./Tiwari, A. N./
Gottschalg, R.
Nüesch, F./Upadhyaya, H. M./ Introduction to the special issue on organic photovoltaics and dye sensitized solar cells.
Razykov, T. M./Tiwari, A. N. Solar Energy 2011, 85(6), 1171 (1.p) (joint paper) 
Parasyuk, O. V./Atuchin, V. V./ The CuGaSe2-CuInSe2-2CdS system and single crystal growth of the γ-phase.
Romanyuk, Y. E./Marushko, L. P./ Journal of Crystal Growth 2011, 318(1), 332–336 
Piskach, L. V./Olekseyuk, I. D./
Volkov, S. V./Pekhnyo, V. I.
Perrenoud, J./Kranz, L./ The use of aluminium doped ZnO as transparent conductive oxide for CdS/CdTe solar cells.
Buecheler, S./Pianezzi, F./ Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(21), 7444–7448 
Tiwari, A. N.
Perrenoud, J./Schaffner, B./ Fabrication of flexible CdTe solar modules with monolithic cell interconnection.
Buecheler, S./Tiwari, A. N. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011, 95(1, suppl. 1), 8–12 
Seyrling, S./Chirilă, A./Güttler, D./ CuIn1-xGaxSe2 growth process modifications: influences on microstructure, Na distribution, and
Blösch, P./Pianezzi, F./Verma, R./ device properties. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011, 95(6), 1477–1481 (joint paper) 
Bücheler, S./Nishiwaki, S./
Romanyuk, Y. E./Rossbach, P./
Tiwari, A. N.
Seyrling, S./Chirilă, A./Güttler, D./ Modification of the three-stage evaporation process for CuIn1−xGaxSe2 absorber deposition.
Pianezzi, F./Rossbach, P./ Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(21), 7232–7236 
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Thin Films and Shevchuk, M. V./Atuchin, V. V./ Single crystal preparation and properties of the AgGaGeS4-AgGaGe3Se8 solid solution. Journal of
Photovoltaics Kityk, A. V./Fedorchuk, A. O./ Journal of Crystal Growth 2011, 318(1), 708–712 
Romanyuk, Y. E./Całus, S./
Yurchenko, O. M./Parasyuk, O. V.
Stiegler, J. M./Abate, Y./ Nanoscale infrared absorption spectroscopy of individual nanoparticles enabled by scattering-type
Cvitkovic, A./Romanyuk, Y. E./ near-field microscopy. ACS Nano 2011, 5(8), 6494–6499 
Huber, A. J./Leone, S. R./
Hillenbrand, R.
Uhl, A. R./Romanyuk, Y. E./ Thin film Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells processed from solution pastes with polymethyl methacrylate
Tiwari, A. N. binder. Thin Solid Films 2011, 519(21), 7259–7263 
Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Kotynia, R./Walendziak, R./ RC slabs strengthened with prestressed and gradually anchored CFRP strips under monotonic and
Stoecklin, I./Meier, U. cyclic loading. Journal of Composites for Construction 2011, 15(2), 168–180 
Meier, U. Non finito: Challenges in rehabilitation. In: M.N. Fardis (ed),
Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction, Springer, 2012, 1–16
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Two decades of experience with structural health monitoring of structures with CFRP components.
Anderegg, P./Terrasi, G. P. The 7th National Workshop on Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Infrastructure System
(NDECIS'11) Nuclear power safety-applications of non-contact inspection and evaluation to large
structures, Tai Zhong, Taiwan, 3–4 November 2011, 189–206 (joint paper)
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Sustainable pedestrian bridge construction with materials by combination. Innovation &
Widmann, R./Winistörfer, A./ sustainability of structures: proceedings of the International Symposium on Innovation &
Irniger, P. Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering (ISISS'2011), Xiamen, China, 28–30 October 2011,
124–130 (joint paper)
Widmann, R./Brönnimann, R./ Monitoring of a CFRP-GFRP-timber bowstring-arch bridge using novel sensing systems.
Meier, U. International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS '11),
Lisbon, Portugal, 16–17 June 2011, 11 pp. (joint paper)
Acoustics/Noise Mayer, R. M./Poulikakos, L. D./ Reducing the environmental impact of road and rail vehicles. Environmental Impact Assessment
Control Lees, A. R./Heutschi, K./ Review 2012, 32 (1), 25–32 
Kalivoda, M. T./Soltic, P.
Brink, M./Omlin, S./Basner, M./ An event-related examination of awakenings due to nocturnal church bell sounds.
Pieren, R. 10th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem (ICBEN 2011), London, UK,
24–28 July 2011, 632–639
Brink, M./Omlin, S./Müller, C./ An event-related analysis of awakening reactions due to nocturnal church bell noise.
Pieren, R./Basner, M. Science of the Total Environment 2011, 409(24), 5210–5220 
Brink, M./Schäffer, B./ Aircraft noise indexes: recent developments and current applications. 10th International Congress
Schreckenberg, D./Basner, M. on Noise as a Public Health Problem (ICBEN 2011), London, UK, 24–28 July 2011, 703–710
Bütikofer, R. Gehschall: Hammerwerk mit leisem Antrieb. DAGA 2011:
37. Jahrestagung für Akustik, Düsseldorf, Deutschland, 21.–24. März 2011, 395–396
Bütikofer, R./Geyer, C./Krajčí, L./ Der Leichtbauprüfstand in Dübendorf: ein neuartiger Prüfstand zur Messung der SchallübertraMüller, A./Schuppisser, B./ gung im Holzbau. DAGA 2011: 37. Jahrestagung für Akustik, Düsseldorf, Deutschland, 21.–24.
Weber, H. März 2011, 93–94
Churchill, C./Hopkins, C./Krajči, L. Modelling airborne sound transmission across a hybrid heavyweight-lightweight floor using
Statistical Energy Analysis. Forum Acusticum 2011, Aalborg, Denmark, 27 June – 1 July 2011,
1353–1357
Glanzmann J./Krajči, L./Lips W./ Element 30, Schallschutz im Hochbau. Faktor Verlag, Zürich 2011, ISBN: 978-3-905711-11-0
Meier R./Stalder W.
Heutschi, K. Incoherence factor as descriptor for the diffusivity of building facades.
Acta Acustica united with Acustica 2011, 97(6), 933–939 
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Acoustics/Noise Mao, Q./Pietrzko, S. J. Design of shaped piezoelectric modal sensor for a type of non-uniform beams using adomianControl modified decomposition method. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 2011,
22(2), 149–159 
Pieren, R. Soundscape im Grossraumbüro (Open Plan Space): Problematik und Lösungsansätze. 2.
HolzBauSpezial – 1. Internationale Schall- und Akustiktage (ISA 2011), Bad Wörishofen,
Deutschland, 16.–17. März 2011, 10 S.
Pieren, R. Soundscape im Grossraumbüro. Architektur + Technik 2011, 34(5), 86–88
Pieren, R./Wunderli, J. M. A model to predict sound reflections from cliffs.
Acta Acustica united with Acustica 2011, 97(2), 243–253 
Pieren, R./Wunderli, J. M. Sound reflections from cliffs and reverberation in an alpine valley.
Forum Acusticum 2011, Aalborg, Denmark, 27 June – 1 July 2011, 375–378
Pietrzko, S. J./Mao, Q. Control of sound transmission trough a double wall structure. Proceedings of the 10th Conference
on Active Noise and Vibration Control Methods (MARDiH 2011), Wojanow, Poland, June 2011.
Pietrzko, S. J./Mao, Q. Control of structural sound radiation and vibration using shunt piezoelectric materials.
Journal of System Design and Dynamics 2011, 5(5), 752–764
Pietrzko, S. J./Mao, Q. Vibration identification of triple pane insulating glazing. 25th conference of the Institute of Noise
Control Engineering (NOISE-CON 2011), Portland Or., USA, 25–27 July 2011, 14 pp.
Schäffer, B./Brink, M./ Zurich Aircraft Noise Index ZFI: basics, application, and special aspects.
Thomann, G./Huber, P./Plüss, S./ Forum Acusticum 2011, Aalborg, Denmark, 27 June – 1 July 2011, 695–700
Hofmann, R.
Schäffer, B./Bütikofer, R./ Aircraft noise: accounting for changes in air traffic with time of day.
Plüss, S./Thomann, G. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2011, 129(1), 185–199 
Tonolla, D./Lorang, M. S./ Characterization of spatial heterogeneity in underwater soundscapes at the river segment scale.
Heutschi, K./Gotschalk, C. C./ Limnology and oceanography 2011, 56(6), 2319–2333 
Tockner, K.
Wunderli, J. M. Validierungsmessungen in Steinen: Genauigkeit des Ausbreitungsmodells von sonRAIL.
III. Internationales Symposium zur Bahn-Akustik (RAIL-noise 2011), Berlin, Deutschland, 17.–18.
März 2011, 126; Anhang G
Wunderli, J. M./Rotach, M. W. Application of statistical weather data from the numerical weather prediction model COSMO-2 for
noise mapping purposes. Acta Acustica united with Acustica 2011, 97(3), 403–415 
Applied Wood Arnold, M. Effects of planing and sanding on wood surface properties and coating performance.
Materials Surface Coatings International: JOCCA, journal of the Oil and Colour Chemists' Association 2011,
94(5), 171–176 
Arnold, M. Witterungsschutz für Holzoberflächen im Aussenbereich. In: Ziegler, S. (Ed.), Zukunft bauen:
Innovationen im Holzbau, Holzbau Schweiz; Frehner-Consulting, 2011, 18–19
Boissard, C. I. R./Bourban, P. E./ Water of functionalized microfibrillated cellulose as foaming agent for the elaboration of poly
Tingaut, P./Zimmermann, T./ (lactic acid) biocomposites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 2011, 30(8), 709–719
Månson, J. A. E. 
Borges, A. C./Eyholzer, C./ Nanofibrillated cellulose composite hydrogel for the replacement of the nucleus pulposus.
Duc, F./Bourban, P. E./Tingaut, P./ Acta Biomaterialia 2011, 7(9), 3412–3421 
Zimmermann, T./Pioletti, D. P./
Månson, J. A. E.
Carmeliet, J./Blocken, B./ Moisture phenomena in whole building performance prediction.
Defraeye, T./Derome, D. In: Hensen, J. L. M., Lamberts, R. (Eds.), Building performance simulation for design and
operation, Spon Press; Routledge, 2011, 277–311 (joint paper)
Derome, D./Griffa, M./ Hysteretic swelling of wood at cellular scale probed by phase-contrast X-ray tomography.
Koebel, M. M./Carmeliet, J. Journal of Structural Biology 2011, 173(1), 180–190 (joint paper) 
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Applied Wood Derome, D./Zillig, W./Carmeliet, J. Variation of measured cross-sectional cell dimensions and calculated water vapor permeability
Materials across a single growth ring of spruce wood.
Wood Science and Technology 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
Eyholzer, C./ Biocomposite hydrogels with carboxymethylated, nanofibrillated cellulose powder for replacement
Borges De Couraça, A./Duc, F./ of the nucleus pulposus. Biomacromolecules 2011, 12(5), 1419–1427 
Bourban, P. E./Tingaut, P./
Zimmermann, T./Månson, J. A. E./
Oksman, K.
Feltrin, G./Schubert, S./Steiger, R. Temperature effects on the natural frequencies and modal dampings of timber footbridges with
asphalt pavement. Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures: EVACES'11
(EVACES 2011), Varenna, Italy, 3–5 October 2011, 131–138 (joint paper)
Fink, G./Steiger, R./Köhler, J. Definition of robustness and related terms. In: Sørensen, J.D., Dietsch, P., Kierkegaard, P.H.,
Köhler, J. (Eds.), Design for robustness of timber structures: COST Action E55 «Modelling of the
performance of timber structures”, Shaker, 2011, 8–11
Fuhr, M. J./Schubert, M./ Modelling the hyphal growth of the wood-decay fungus Physisporinus vitreus.
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./ Fungal Biology 2011, 115(9), 919–932 
Herrmann, H. J.
Fuhr, M. J./Stührk, C./Münch, B./ Automated quantification of the impact of the wood-decay fungus Physisporinus vitreus on the
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./ cell wall structure of Norway spruce by tomographic microscopy.
Schubert, M. Wood Science and Technology 2011, Article in Press, 
Gebald, C./Wurzbacher, J. A./ Amine-based nanofibrillated cellulose as adsorbent for CO2 capture from air.
Tingaut, P./Zimmermann, T./ Environmental Science and Technology 2011, 45(20), 9101–9108 
Steinfeld, A.
Gülzow, A./Richter, K./Steiger, R. Influence of wood moisture content on bending and shear stiffness of cross laminated timber
panels. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 2011, 69(2), 193–197 
Guyer, R. A./Alicia Kim H./ Hysteresis in modelling of poroelastic systems: Quasistatic equilibrium.
Derome, D./Carmeliet, J./ Physical Review E 2011, 83, 061408-1-061408-13 (joint paper) 
TenCate, J.
Ho, T. T. T./Zimmermann, T./ Preparation and characterization of cationic nanofibrillated cellulose from etherification and
Hauert, R./Caseri, W. high-shear disintegration processes. Cellulose 2011, 18(6), 1391–1406 (joint paper) 
Hrabalova, M./Schwanninger, M./ Fibrillation of flax and wheat straw cellulose: effects on thermal, morphological, and viscoelastic
Wimmer, R./Gregorova, A./ properties of poly(vinylalcohol)/fibre composites.
Zimmermann, T./Mundigler, N. BioResources 2011, 6(2), 1631–1647 
Ihssen, J./Schubert, M./ Efficient production of Al(OH)3-immobilized laccase with a Heterobasidion annosum strain
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./ selected by microplate screening.
Thöny-Meyer, L. Journal of Applied Microbiology 2011, 110(4), 924–934 (joint paper) 
Jockwer, R. Schraubenverbindungen: Grundlagen, Revision der Bemessungsregeln und Nachweise, Beispiele.
Holzbautag Biel 2011: Anschlüsse und Verbindungsmittel im Ingenieurholzbau, Biel, Schweiz,
5. Mai 2011, 14 S.
Köhler, J./Steiger, R. The reassessment of existing load bearing structures: implementation into the Swiss standard.
International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS '11),
Lisbon, Portugal, 16–17 June 2011, 13 pp.
Künniger, T. Ganz klein, aber oho. B+B : Bauen im Bestand 2011, 34(6), 47–51
Lehringer, C. Permeability improvement of Norway spruce wood with the white rot fungus Physisporinus
vitreus. Dissertation, Georg-August University Göttingen; Empa Dübendorf, Germany; Switzerland,
2011, 136 pp.
Lehringer, C./Koch, G./ Effect of Physisporinus vitreus on wood properties of Norway spruce – Part 1: Aspects of
Adusumalli, R. B./Mook, W. M./ delignification and surface hardness. Holzforschung 2011, 65(5), 711–719 
Richter, K./Militz, H.
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Applied Wood Lehringer, C./Saake, B./ Effect of Physisporinus vitreus on wood properties of Norway spruce – Part 2: Aspects of
Materials Živković, V./Richter, K./Militz, H. Aspects of microtensile strength and chemical changes. Holzforschung 2011, 65(5), 721–727 
Lehringer, C./Schubert, M./ Verbesserung der Permeabilität von Fichtenholz mit dem Weißfäulepilz Physisporinus vitreus – ein
Arnold, M./Militz, H./Richter, K./ Statusbericht. Holztechnologie 2011, 52(5), 40–45
Schwarze, F. W. M. R.
Lübben, J. F./Baše, T./Rupper, P./ Tuning the surface potential of Ag surfaces by chemisorption of oppositely-oriented thiolated
Künniger, T./Macháček, J./ carborane dipoles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2011, 354(1), 168–174 (joint paper) 
Guimond, S.
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Sustainable pedestrian bridge construction with materials by combination. Innovation &
Widmann, R./Winistörfer, A./ sustainability of structures: proceedings of the International Symposium on Innovation &
Irniger, P. Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering (ISISS'2011), Xiamen, China, 28–30 October 2011,
124–130 (joint paper)
Samaei, A. T./Abbasion, S./ Buckling analysis of a single-layer graphene sheet embedded in an elastic medium based on
Mirsayar, M. M. nonlocal Mindlin plate theory. Mechanics Research Communications 2011, 38(7), 481–485 
Schubert, M./Mourad, S./ Automated image processing for quantification of blue-stain discolouration of Norway spruce
Schwarze, F. W. M. R. wood. Wood Science and Technology 2011, 45(2), 331–337 
Schubert, M./ Evaluation of the interspecific competitive ability of the bioincising fungus Physisporinus vitreus.
Schwarze, F. W. M. R. Journal of Basic Microbiology 2011, 51(1), 80–88 
Schubert, M./Volkmer, T./ Resistance of bioincised wood treated with wood preservatives to blue-stain and wood-decay
Lehringer, C./ fungi. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 2011, 65(1), 108–115 
Schwarze, F. W. M. R.
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./Arnold, M. Dauerhaftigkeit von thermisch modifiziertem Holz (TMT) gegenüber pyroxyphilen Pilzen.
Durability of thermally modified timber (TMT) against pyroxyphilic fungi. WHFF-Projekt Nr.
2008.06, 2011, 35 S.
Steiger, R./Gehri, E. Interaction of shear stresses and stresses perpendicular to the grain. International Council for
Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, Working Commission W18 – Timber
Structures, Meeting 44, Alghero, Italy, 28 August – 1 September 2011, Paper no. CIB-W18/44-6-2
(13 pp.)
Stührk, C./Fuhr, M. J./ Visualisierung und Modellierung des Bioincising Pilzes Physisporinus vitreus.
Herrmann, H. J./ Statusseminar der Schweizerischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Holzforschung, Bad Säckingen,
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./ Deutschland, 21. April 2011, 13–16
Schubert, M.
Tingaut, P./Eyholzer, C./ Functional polymer nanocomposite materials from microfibrillated cellulose.
Zimmermann, T. In: Hashim, A. (Ed.), Advances in nanocomposite technology, , InTech, 2011, 319–334
Tingaut, P./Hauert, R./ Highly efficient and straightforward functionalization of cellulose films with thiol-ene click
Zimmermann, T. chemistry. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(40), 16066–16076 (joint paper) 
Tlustochowicz, G./Serrano, E./ State-of-the-art review on timber connections with glued-in steel rods.
Steiger, R. Materials and Structures 2011, 44(5), 997–1020 
Widmann, R. Grading of thermally modified beech timber. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood
(WOOD NDT): 17th International Symposium, Sopron, Hungary, 14–16 September 2011, 293–298
Widmann, R. Long-term moisture content and deformation measurement of block-laminated timber.
Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood (WOOD NDT): 17th International Symposium,
Sopron, Hungary, 14–16 September 2011, 329–336
Widmann, R./Brönnimann, R./ Monitoring of a CFRP-GFRP-timber bowstring-arch bridge using novel sensing systems.
Meier, U. International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS '11),
Lisbon, Portugal, 16–17 June 2011, 11 pp. (joint paper)
Widmann, R./Steiger, R. Eingeklebte profilierte Stahlstäbe: Grundlagen, Einflussgrössen, Bemessungsansätze,
Qualitätssicherung. Holzbautag Biel 2011: Anschlüsse und Verbindungsmittel im
Ingenieurholzbau, Biel, Schweiz, 5. Mai 2011, 14 S.
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Applied Wood Wurzbacher, J. A./Gebald, C./ Separation of CO2 from air by temperature-vacuum swing adsorption using diamineMaterials Steinfeld, A. functionalized silica gel. Energy & Environmental Science 2011, 4(9), 3584–3592 
Zelinka, S. L./Derome, D./ Combining hygrothermal and corrosion models to predict corrosion of metal fasteners embedded
Glass, S. V. in wood. Building and Environment 2011, 46(10), 2060–2068 
Building Science Aegerter, M. A./Leventis, N./ Aerogels handbook. In: Aegerter, M. A., Prassas, M. (Eds.), Advances in sol-gel derived materials
and Technology Koebel, M. M. and technologies, Springer, 2011, 932 pp.
Anderson, B. E./Griffa, M./ Experimental implementation of reverse time migration for nondestructive evaluation applications.
Le Bas, P. Y./Ulrich, T. J./ Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2011, 129(1), EL8-EL14 
Johnson, P. A.
Anderson, B. E./Griffa, M./ Time reversal reconstruction of finite sized sources in elastic media.
Ulrich, T. J./Johnson, P. A. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2011, 130(4), EL219-EL 225 
Bai, Y./Hugi, E./Ludwig, C./ Fire performance of water-cooled GFRP columns. I: Fire endurance investigation.
Keller, T. Journal of Composites for Construction 2011, 15(3), 404–412 
Balboni, E./ Can drying and re-wetting of magnesium sulfate salts lead to damage of stone?
Espinosa-Marzal, R. M./ Environmental Earth Sciences 2011, 63(7–8), 1463–1473 
Doehne, E./Scherer, G. W.
Bielmann, M./Vogt, U. F./ Seasonal energy storage system based on hydrogen for self sufficient living.
Zimmermann, M./Züttel, A. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(8), 4054–4060 (joint paper) 
Blocken, B./Abuku, M./Nore, K./ Intercomparison of wind-driven rain deposition models based on two case studies with full-scale
Briggen, P. M./Schellen, H. L./ measurements. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics 2011, 99(4), 448–459 
Thue, J. V./Roels, S./Carmeliet, J.
Blocken, B./Stathopoulos, T./ Application of computational fluid dynamics in building performance simulation for the outdoor
Carmeliet, J./Hensen, J. L. M. environment: an overview. Journal of Building Performance Simulation 2011, 4(2), 157–184
Burkhardt, M./Zuleeg, S./ Leaching of additives from construction materials to urban storm water runoff. Water Science &
Vonbank, R./Schmid, P./Hean, S./ Journal of Power Technology 2011, 63(9), 1974–1982 (joint paper) 
Lamani, X./Bester, K./Boller, M.
Carmeliet, J./Blocken, B./ Moisture phenomena in whole building performance prediction.
Defraeye, T./Derome, D. In: Hensen, J. L. M., Lamberts, R. (Eds.), Building performance simulation for design and
operation, Spon Press; Routledge, 2011, 277–311 (joint paper)
Defraeye, T./Blocken, B./ An adjusted temperature wall function for turbulent forced convective heat transfer for bluff
Carmeliet, J. bodies in the atmospheric boundary layer. Building and Environment 2011, 46(11), 2130–2141 
Defraeye, T./Blocken, B./ Convective heat transfer coefficients for exterior building surfaces: existing correlations and CFD
Carmeliet, J. modelling. Energy Conversion and Management 2011, 52(1), 512–522 
Defraeye, T./Blocken, B./ Computational fluid dynamics analysis of drag and convective heat transfer of individual body
Koninckx, E./Hespel, P./ segments for different cyclist positions. Journal of Biomechanics 2011, 44(9), 1695–1701 
Carmeliet, J.
Derluyn, H./Griffa, M./ Quantitative analysis of saline transport and crystallization damage in porous limestone visualized
Mannes, D./Jerjen, I./ by neutron and X-ray imaging. Salt Weathering on Buildings and Stone Sculptures (SWBSS 2011),
Dewanckele, J./Vontobel, P./ Limassol, Cyprus, 19–22 October 2011, 8 pp. (joint paper)
Derome, D./Cnudde, V./
Lehmann, E./Carmeliet, J.
Derluyn, H./Janssen, H./ Influence of the nature of interfaces on the capillary transport in layered materials.
Carmeliet, J. Construction and Building Materials 2011, 25(9), 3685–3693 
Derluyn, H./Saidov, T. A./ Sodium sulfate heptahydrate I: the growth of single crystals.
Espinosa-Marzal, R. M./Pel, L./ Journal of Crystal Growth 2011, 329(1), 44–51 
Scherer, G. W.
Derome, D./Griffa, M./ Hysteretic swelling of wood at cellular scale probed by phase-contrast X-ray tomography.
Koebel, M. M./Carmeliet, J. Journal of Structural Biology 2011, 173(1), 180–190 (joint paper) 
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Building Science Derome, D./Zillig, W./Carmeliet, J. Variation of measured cross-sectional cell dimensions and calculated water vapor permeability
and Technology across a single growth ring of spruce wood.
Wood Science and Technology 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
Ghazi Wakili, K./Stahl, T./ Effective thermal conductivity of a staggered double layer of vacuum insulation panels.
Brunner, S. Energy and Buildings 2011, 43(6), 1241–1246 
Goto, Y./Ghazi Wakili, K./ Preliminary investigation of a vapor-open envelope tailored for subtropical climate.
Ostermeyer, Y./Frank, T./ Building and Environment 2011, 46(3), 719–728 
Ando, N./Wallbaum, H.
Griffa, M./Daub, E. G./ Vibration-induced slip in sheared granular layers and the micromechanics of dynamic earthquake
Guyer, R. A./Johnson, P. A./ triggering. EPL 2011, 96(1), Article number 14001 (6 pp.) 
Marone, C./Carmeliet, J.
Guyer, R. A./Kim, H. A./ Hysteresis in modeling of poroelastic systems: quasistatic equilibrium.
Derome, D./Carmeliet, J./ Physical Review E 2011, 83(6), Article number 061408 (13 pp.) (joint paper) 
TenCate, J.
Ho, Q. T./Verboven, P./ A three-dimensional multiscale model for gas exchange in fruit.
Verlinden, B. E./Herremans, E./ Plant Physiology 2011, 155(3), 1158–1168 
Wevers, M./Carmeliet, J./
Nicolaï, B. M.
Kazempoor, P./Dorer, V./Weber, A. Modelling and evaluation of building integrated SOFC systems.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2011, 36(20), 13241–13249 
Kazempoor, P./Ommi, F./Dorer, V. Response of a planar solid oxide fuel cell to step load and inlet flow temperature changes.
Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(21), 8948–8954 
Koebel, M. M./El Hawi, N./Lu, J./ Anodic bonding of activated tin solder alloys in the liquid state: a novel large-area hermetic glass
Gattiker, F./Neuenschwander, J. sealing method. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011, 95(11), 3001–3008 (joint paper) 
Koebel, M. M./Rigacci, A./ Aerogels for superinsulation: a synoptic view. In: Aegerter, M. A., Leventis, N., Koebel, M. M.
Achard, P. (Eds.), Aerogels handbook, Advances in sol-gel derived materials and technologies, Springer, 2011,
607–633
Lehmann, B./Dorer, V./ Thermally activated building systems (TABS): energy efficiency as a function of control strategy,
Gwerder, M./Renggli, F./Tödtli, J. hydronic circuit topology and (cold) generation system. Applied Energy 2011, 88(1), 180–191 
Moonen, P./Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J. Evaluation of the ventilation potential of courtyards and urban street canyons using RANS and
LES. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics 2011, 99(4), 414–423 
Moonen, P./Sluys, L. J./ A continuous-discontinuous approach to simulate heat transfer in fractured media.
Carmeliet, J. Transport in Porous Media 2011, 89(3), 399–419 
Oldewurtel, F./Parisio, A./ Use of model predictive control and weather forecasts for energy efficient building climate control.
Jones, C. N./Gyalistras, D./ Energy and Buildings 2011, Article in Press, 
Gwerder, M./Stauch, V./
Lehmann, B./Morari, M.
Rao, A. V./Pajonk, G. M./ Sodium silicate based aerogels via ambient pressure drying.
Bangi, U. K. H./Rao, A. P./ In: Aegerter, M. A., Leventis, N., Koebel, M. M. (Eds.), Aerogels handbook, Advances in sol-gel
Koebel, M. M. derived materials and technologies, Springer, 2011, 103–124
Rao, A. V./Pajonk, G. M./ Superhydrophobic and flexible aerogels. In: Aegerter, M. A., Leventis, N., Koebel, M. M. (Eds.),
Nadargi, D. Y./Koebel, M. M. Aerogels handbook, Advances in sol-gel derived materials and technologies, Springer, 2011, 79–101
Saneinejad, S./Moonen, P./ Analysis of convective heat and mass transfer at the vertical walls of a street canyon.
Defraeye, T./Carmeliet, J. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics 2011, 99(4), 424–433 
Wallbaum, H./Ostermeyer, Y./ Nutzer- und klimaangepasstes Bauen: Leitbild und Chance für die globale Verbreitung von
Goto, Y. nachhaltigen Gebäudelösungen. Bautechnik 2011, 88(1), 3–16 
Wangler, T. P./Stratulat, A./ Flaw propagation and buckling in clay-bearing sandstones.
Duffus, P./Prévost, J. H./ Environmental Earth Sciences 2011, 63(7), 1565–1572 
Scherer, G. W.
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Building Science Zheng, R./Janssens, A./ Performances of highly insulated compact zinc roofs under a humid-moderate climate - part II:
and Technology Carmeliet, J./Bogaerts, W./ corrosion behavior. Journal of Building Physics 2011, 34(3), 277–293 
Hens, H.
Center for Synergetic De Laet, L./Mollaert, M./ Numerical investigation of the structural behaviour of a deployable Tensairity beam.
Structures Roekens, J./Luchsinger, R. H. Structural Membranes 2011:V International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable
Structures, Barcelona, Spain, 5–7 October 2011, 8 pp.
De Laet, L./Luchsinger, R. H./ Development of a deployable Tensairity beam.
Mollaert, M./Roekens J. IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, 20–23 September 2011, 8 pp.
Galliot, C./Luchsinger, R. A new test method for measuring the shear properties of coated fabrics. TensiNews 2011, (20), 8–9
Galliot, C./Luchsinger, R. Mechanical properties of ETFE foils: comparison between uniaxial and biaxial test methods.
TensiNews 2011,(21), 6–8
Galliot, C./Luchsinger, R. H. Determination of the response of coated fabrics under biaxial stress: comparison between different
test procedures. Structural Membranes 2011: V International Conference on Textile Composites and
Inflatable Structures, Barcelona, Spain, 5–7 October 2011, 12 pp.
Galliot, C./Luchsinger, R. H. Uniaxial and biaxial mechanical properties of ETFE foils. Polymer Testing 2011, 30(4), 356–365 
Luchsinger, R. H./Sydow, A./ Structural behavior of asymmetric spindle-shaped Tensairity girders under bending loads.
Crettol, R. Thin-Walled Structures 2011, 49(9), 1045–1053 
Luchsinger, R. H./Galliot, C./ Effect of fabric webs on the static response of spindle-shaped Tensairity girders.
Gauthier, L. P. IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, 20–23 September 2011, 6 pp
Maffei, R./Luchsinger, R. H./ Design tools for inflatable structures. Structural Membranes 2011:V International Conference on
Zanelli, A. Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Barcelona, Spain, 5–7 October 2011, 12 pp.
Masselter, T./Bauer, G./ Biomimetic Products.
Gallenmüller, F./Haushahn, T./ In: Bar-Cohen, Y. (ed.), Biomimetics – Nature-Based Innovation, CRC Press, 2011, 377–429
Poppinga, S./Schmitt, C./
Seidel, R./Speck, O./Thielen, M./
Speck, T./Barthlott, W./
Ditsche-Kuru, P./Immink, H./
Bertling, J./Mölders, N./
Nellesen, A./Rechberger, M./
Cichy, F./Gude, M./Hermann, M./
Lunz, K./Knippers, J./Lienhard, J./
Schleicher, S./Luchsinger, R./
Mattheck, C./Tesari, I./
Milwich, M./Stegmaier, T./
Neinhuis, C./Schwager, H.
Rampf, M./Speck, O./Speck, T./ Self-Repairing membranes for inflatable structures inspired by a rapid wound sealing process of
Luchsinger, R. H. climbing plants. Journal of Bionic Engineering 2011, 8(3), 242–250 
Rampf, M./Speck, O./Speck, Th./ Structural and mechanical properties of flexible polyurethane foams cured under pressure.
Luchsinger, R. H. Journal of Cellular Plastics, 2011, online 
Roekens, J./Luchsinger, R. H./ Experimental investigation of a deployable Tensairity arch.
Mollaert, M./De Laet, L. IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, 20–23 September 2011, 8 pp.
Roekens, J./Mollaert, M./ Preliminary investigation to Tensairity arches. Structural Membranes 2011: V International
De Laet, L./Luchsinger, R. Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Barcelona, Spain, 5–7 October 2011,
12 pp.
Concrete/Construction Aimoz, L./Wieland, E./ Characterization and solubility determination of the solid-solution between AFm-I2 and AFm-SO4.
Chemistry Kulik, D. A./Lothenbach, B./ 1st International Symposium on Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear Wastes (NUWCEM 2011),
Glaus, M. A./Curti, E. Avignon, France, 11–14 October 2011, 90–99
Ben Haha, M./Le Saoût, G./ The hydration mechanisms of alkali activated slag systems (AAS) with different MgO content.
Lothenbach, B./Winnefeld, F. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain,
3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
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Concrete/Construction Ben Haha, M./Le Saoût, G./ Influence of activator type on hydration kinetics, hydrate assemblage and microstructural
Chemistry Winnefeld, F./Lothenbach, B. development of alkali activated blast-furnace slags. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3),
301–310 
Ben Haha, M./Lothenbach, B./ Influence of slag chemistry on the hydration of alkali-activated blast-furnace slag – Part I:
Le Saoût, G./Winnefeld, F. effect of MgO. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(9), 955–963 
Bullard, J. W./Lothenbach, B./ Coupling thermodynamics and digital image models to simulate hydration and microstructure
Stutzman, P. E./Snyder, K. A. development of portland cement pastes. Journal of Materials Research 2011, 26(4), 609–622 
Damidot, D./Lothenbach, B./ Thermodynamics and cement science. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(7), 679–695 
Herfort, D./Glasser, F. P.
De Weerdt, K./Ben Haha, M./ Hydration mechanisms of ternary Portland cements containing limestone powder and fly ash.
Le Saoût, G./Kjellsen, K. O./ Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3), 279–291 
Justnes, H./Lothenbach, B.
De Weerdt, K./Justnes, H./ The effect of limestone powder additions on strength and microstructure of fly ash blended
Lothenbach, B./Ben Haha, M. cements. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain,
3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Deschner, F./Lothenbach, B./ Investigation of a model system to characterize the pozzolanic reactivity of two low Ca fly ashes
Winnefeld, F./Schwesig, P./ and a quartz powder. 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany, 6–7
Seufert, S./Dittrich, S./ October 2011, 127–132
Neubauer, J.
Deschner, F./Winnefeld, F./ Contribution of class F fly ash to the hydration reactions in blended Portland cements.
Lothenbach, B./Dittrich, S./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July
Goetz-Neunhoeffer, F./ 2011, 7 pp.
Neubauer, J.
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B./ Iron in carbonate containing AFm phases.
Le Saoût, G./Renaudin, G./ Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3), 311–323 (joint paper) 
Mesbah, A./Filinchuk, Y./
Wichser, A./Wieland, E.
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B./ Fe-containing hydrates in cementitious system.
Le Saoût, G./Wieland, E./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain,
Scrivener, K. L. 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Eberhardt, A. B. On the mechanisms of shrinkage reducing admixtures in self con-solidating mortars and concretes.
Dissertation, Bauhaus Universität Weimar; Empa Dübendorf, Germany, 2011, 270 pp.
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ Multi-method approach for the characterization of the behavior of superplasticizer in cement
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J. suspensions. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid,
Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J./ Multi-method approach to study influence of superplasticizers on cement suspensions.
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(10), 1058–1066 
Gruskovnjak, A./Lothenbach, B./ Quantification of hydration phases in supersulfated cements: review and new approaches.
Winnefeld, F./Münch, B./Figi, R./ Advances in Cement Research 2011, 23(6), 265–275 (joint paper) 
Ko, S. C./Mäder, U.
Holzer, L./Iwanschitz, B./ Microstructure degradation of cermet anodes for solid oxide fuel cells: quantification of nickel
Hocker, Th./Münch, B./ grain growth in dry and in humid atmospheres.
Prestat, M./Wiedenmann, D./ Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(3), 1279–1294 (joint paper) 
Vogt, U./Holtappels, P./
Sfeir, J./Mai, A./Graule, T. J.
Holzer, L./Münch, B./ Quantitative relationships between composition, particle size, triple phase boundary length and
Iwanschitz, B./Cantoni, M./ surface area in nickel-cermet anodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.
Hocker, T./Graule, T. J. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(17), 7076–7089 (joint paper) 
Iñiguez Sánchez, C. A./ Microstructure and mechanical properties of composite cements with ultra fine silica waste
Gómez Zamorano, L. Y./ additions. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid,
Lothenbach, B. Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
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Concrete/Construction Juenger, M. C. G./Winnefeld, F./ Advances in alternative cementitious binders. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(12),
Chemistry Provis, J. L./Ideker, J. H. 1232–1243 
Kaestner, A. P./Muench, B./ Spatio-temporal computed tomography of dynamic processes, SPIE Optical Engineering, 50(12),
Trtik, P./Butler, L.G. 2011 123201 
Keller, L. M./Holzer, L./Wepf, R./ On the application of focused ion beam nanotomography in characterizing the 3D pore space
Gasser, P./Münch, B./Marschall, P. geometry of Opalinus clay. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 2011, Parts A/B/C, 36, 17–18, 2011,
Pages 1539–1544 
Kunther, W./Lothenbach, B./ Thermodynamic modeling of compositional variations of an ordinary Portland cement and their
Ben Haha, M./Scrivener, K. L. effect on the phase changes under sulfate attack. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of
Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Le Saoût, G./Ben Haha, M. Effect of filler on early hydration. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement
(XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Le Saoût, G./Ben Haha, M./ Hydration degree of alkali activated slags A 29Si NMR Study.
Winnefeld, F./Lothenbach, B./ Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2011, 94 (4), 4541–4547 
Leemann, A./Le Saoût, G./ Alkali–silica reaction: the influence of calcium on silica dissolution and the formation of reaction
Winnefeld, F./Rentsch, D./ products. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2011, 94(4), 1243–1249 (joint paper) 
Lothenbach, B.
Leemann, A./Loser, R. Analysis of concrete in a vertical ventilation shaft exposed to sulfate-containing groundwater for
45 years. Cement and Concrete Composites 2011, 33(1), 74–83 
Leemann, A./Loser, R./Trtik, P./ Blending of cements: influence on porosity and chloride resistance.
Münch, B. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 206 (8 pp.)
Leemann, A./Lothenbach, B./ Influence of superplasticizers on pore solution composition and on expansion of concrete due to
Thalmann, C. alkali-silica reaction. Construction and Building Materials 2011, 25(1), 344–350 
Leemann, A./Lura, P./Loser, R. Shrinkage and creep of SCC: the influence of paste volume and binder composition.
Construction and Building Materials 2011, 25(5), 2283–2289 
Leisinger, S. M./Lothenbach, B./ Solid solutions between CrO4- and SO4-Ettringite Ca6(Al(OH)6)2[(CrO4)x(SO4)1-x]3*26 H2O.
Le Saoût, G./Kägi, R./Wehrli, B./ Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44(23), 8983–8988 
Johnson, C. A.
Loser, R./Piskoty, G./Al-Badri, A./ Investigation into the mechanisms leading to explosion of pétanque balls.
Tuchschmid, M./Schmid, P./ Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 633–648 (joint paper) 
Leemann, A.
Lothenbach, B. Hydration of blended cements. 1st International Symposium on Cement-Based Materials for
Nuclear Wastes (NUWCEM 2011), Avignon, France, 11–14 October 2011, 133–142
Lothenbach, B. Themodynamische Modellierung der Zementhydratation. 13. Tagung Bauchemie :
GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany, 6–7 October 2011, 74–79
Lothenbach, B./Scrivener, K. L./ Supplementary cementitious materials. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(12), 1244–1256 
Hooton, R. D.
Lura, P./Di Bella, C./Fontana, P./ An advanced experimental setup to study plastic shrinkage cracking of concrete.
Trindler, W./Münch, B./ First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Leemann, A. Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 246 (7 pp.)
Lura, P./Trtik, P./Münch, B. Considerations about statistical nanoindentation on hardened cement pastes.
International RILEM Conference on Advances in Construction Materials Through Science and
Engineering, Hong Kong, China, 5–7 September 2011, 56–62
Lura, P./Trtik, P./Münch, B. Validity of recent approaches for statistical nanoindentation of cement pastes.
Cement & Concrete Composites 2011, 33(4), 457–465 
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Concrete/Construction Pelletier-Chaignat, L./ Hydration mechanism of Portland cement – calcium sulphoaluminate clinker – calcium sulphate
Chemistry Winnefeld, F./Lothenbach, B./ binders: characterization of the X-ray amorphous hydrate assemblage. 13th International Congress
Le Saoût, G./Müller, C. J./Famy, C. on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Pelletier-Chaignat, L./ Influence of the calcium sulphate source on the hydration mechanism of Portland cement-calcium
Winnefeld, F./Lothenbach, B./ sulphoaluminate clinker-calcium sulphate binders.
Le Saoût, G./Müller, C. J./Famy, C. Cement & Concrete Composites 2011, 33(5), 551–561 
Ridi, F./Fratini, E./Luciani, P./ Hydration kinetics of tricalcium silicate by calorimetric methods.
Winnefeld, F./Baglioni, P. Journal of colloid and interface science 2011, 364(1), 118–124 
Sant, G./Lothenbach, B./ The origin of early age expansions induced in cementitious materials containing shrinkage
Juilland, P./Le Saoût, G./Weiss, J./ reducing admixtures. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3), 218–229 
Scrivener, K. L.
Schmidt, T./Leemann, A./ Physical and microstructural aspects of iron sulfide degradation in concrete.
Gallucci, E./Scrivener, K. L. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3), 263–269 
Trapote-Barreira, A./Soler, J. M./ C-S-H gel dissolution kinetics: first results. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of
Cama, J./Galí, S./Lothenbach, B. Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 6 pp.
Trtik, P./Münch, B./Gasser, P./ Focussed ion beam nanotomography reveals the 3D morphology of different solid phases in
Leemann, A./Loser, R./Wepf, R./ hardened cement pastes.
Lura, P. Journal of Microscopy 2011, 241(3), 234–242 
Trtik, P./Münch, B./Weiss, W. J./ Release of internal curing water from lightweight aggregates in cement paste investigated by
Kaestner, A./Jerjen, I./Josic, L./ neutron and X-ray tomography.
Lehmann, E./Lura, P. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 2011, 651(1), 244–249 (joint paper) 
Trtik, P./Soos, M./Münch, B./ Quantification of a single aggregate inner porosity and pore accessibility using hard x-ray
Lamprou, A./Mokso, R./ phase-contrast nanotomography. Langmuir 2011, 27(21), 12788–12791 
Stampanoni, M.
Wetzel, A./Zurbriggen, R./ Adhesion between tile adhesive and modified rear sides of porcelain tiles: Adhäsion zwischen
Herwegh, M./Trindler, W./ Fliesenkleber und mechanisch vorbehandelten Fliesenrückseiten. Zement, Kalk, Gips
Winnefeld, F. international 2011, 64(11), 40–50 
Wieland, E./Dähn, R./ Synchrotron-based micro-spectroscopic investigations on Al, S, and Fe speciation in cementitious
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B. materials. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid,
Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Winnefeld, F./Ben Haha, M./ Hydration mechanisms of calcium sulfoaluminate cements assessed by scanning electron
Lothenbach, B. microscopy and thermodynamic modelling. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of
Cement (XIII ICCC 2011), Madrid, Spain, 3–8 July 2011, 7 pp.
Winnefeld, F./Kaufmann, J. P. Concrete produced with calcium sulfoaluminate cement: a potential system for energy and heat
storage. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 70 (8 pp.)
Winnefeld, F./ Hydratationsmechanismus von ternären Bindemittelsystemen auf Basis Portlandzement,
Pelletier-Chaignat, L./ Calciumsulfoaluminatzement und Calciumsulfat.
Lothenbach, B./Le Saoût, G./ 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany, 6–7 October 2011, 30–35
Müller, C./Famy, C.
Wyrzykowski, M./Lura, P./ Modeling of internal curing in maturing mortar.
Pesavento, F./Gawin, D. Cement and Concrete Research 2011, Article in Press, 
Zurbriggen, R./Wetzel, A./ Application practice and durability of outdoor tilings – a materials science study.
Herwegh, M./Greminger, A./ 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany, 6–7 October 2011, 348–351
Winnefeld, F./Kaufmann, J./
Harzer, S.
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Mechanical System Abouhossein, A./Weisse, B./ A multibody modelling approach to determine load sharing between passive elements of the
Engineering Ferguson, S. J. lumbar spine. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2011, 14(6),
527–537 
Affolter, C./Piskoty, G./Weisse, B. Failure of a bus hoisting platform due to unexpected system behaviour.
Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(7), 1742–1749 
Brunner, A. J. From materials and components to structural health monitoring systems and smart structures:
examples from research on advanced composites.
Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM) 2011, Kobe, Japan, 19–21
September 2011, Article number OS08F014 (8 pp.)
Brunner, A. J./Bachmann, F. Schallemissionsanalyse von Zugversuchen an Piezoplättchen mit unterschiedlicher Vorspannung.
18. Kolloquium Schallemission: Statusberichte zur Entwicklung und Anwendung der
Schallemissionsanalyse, Wetzlar, Germany, 27.–28 OKtober 2011, 8 pp.
Chakraborty, A. K./Plyhm, T./ Carbon nanotube (CNT)–epoxy nanocomposites: a systematic investigation of CNT dispersion.
Barbezat, M./Necola, A./ Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13, 6493–6506 
Terrasi, G. P.
Jordi, C./Schmidt, A./Kovacs, G./ Comparison of dielectric materials for the activation of a macro-scale hinge configuration.
Ermanni, P. Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2011, San Diego Ca., USA, 7–10 March 2011,
Article number 79761G (11 pp.) (joint paper)
Jordi, C./Schmidt, A./Kovacs, G./ Performance evaluation of cutting-edge dielectric elastomers for large-scale actuator applications.
Michel, S./Ermanni, P. Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(7), Article number 075003 (10 pp.) (joint paper) 
Loser, R./Piskoty, G./Al-Badri, A./ Investigation into the mechanisms leading to explosion of pétanque balls.
Tuchschmid, M./Schmid, P./ Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 633–648 (joint paper) 
Leemann, A.
Major, Z./Brunner, A. J. Fracture mechanics test methods for polymers and composites.
28th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Siófok, Hungary,
28 September–01 October 2011, Oral Nr. 3 (2 pp.)
Maluk, C./Bisby, L./Terrasi, G. P./ Bond strenght of CFRP and steel bars in concrete at elevated temperature.
Green, M. In: Kodur, V. (Ed.), ACISP-279 Innovations in fire design of concrete structures, ACI Symposium
Publication SP-279, ACI, 2011, 2-1-2-36
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Two decades of experience with structural health monitoring of structures with CFRP components.
Anderegg, P./Terrasi, G. P. The 7th National Workshop on Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Infrastructure System
(NDECIS'11) Nuclear power safety-applications of non-contact inspection and evaluation to large
structures, Tai Zhong, Taiwan, 3–4 November 2011, 189–206 (joint paper)
Melnykowycz, M./Brunner, A. J. The performance of integrated active fiber composites in carbon fiber laminates.
Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(7), Article number 0750037 (8 pp.) 
Ritschel, F./Niemz, P./ Wellenformanalyse von Schallemissionssignalen ausgewählter Zugversuche an Vollholz- und
Brunner, A. J. Sperrholz/LVL-Prüfkörpern. 18. Kolloquium Schallemission: Statusberichte zur Entwicklung und
Anwendung der Schallemissionsanalyse, Wetzlar, Germany, 27.–28 OKtober 2011, 8 pp.
(Vortrag 04)
Schmidt, A./Bergamini, A./ Multiaxial mechanical characterization of interpenetrating polymer network reinforced acrylic
Kovacs, G./Mazza, E. elastomer. Experimental Mechanics 2011, 51(8), 1421–1433 (joint paper) 
Terrasi, G. P./Affolter, C./ Numerical optimization of a compact and reusable pretensioning anchorage system for CFRP
Barbezat, M. tendons. Journal of Composites for Construction 2011, 15(2), 126–135 
Terrasi, G. P./Brönnimann, R./ CFRP tendon prestress monitoring by resistance measurement in a spun concrete powerline pylon.
Bättig, G. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 116 (8 pp.)
(joint paper)
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Mechanics for Barbarino, G. G./Jabareen, M./ Experimental and numerical study on the mechanical behavior of the superficial layers of the face.
Modelling and Simulation Mazza, E. Skin Research and Technology 2011, 17(4), 434–444 
Campanile, L. F./Jähne, R./ Exact analysis of the bending of wide beams by a modified elastica approach.
Hasse, A. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C 2011, 225(11), 2759–2764 
Di Lillo, L./Carnelli, D. A./ Quasi-static electric properties of insulating polymers at a high voltage for electro-bonded
Bergamini, A./Busato, S./ laminates. Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(5), Article number 057002 (7 pp.) 
Ermanni, P.
Di Lilloa, L./Schmidt, A./ Dielectric and insulating properties of an acrylic DEA material at high near-DC electric fields.
Bergamini, A./Ermanni, P./ Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2011, San Diego Ca., USA, 7–10 March
Mazza, E. 2011, Article number 79763B (6 pp.)
Haller, C. M./Buerzle, W./ Mussel-mimetic tissue adhesive for fetal membrane repair: a standardized ex vivo evaluation using
Brubaker, C. E./ elastomeric membranes.
Messersmith, P. B./Mazza, E./ Prenatal Diagnosis 2011, 31(7), 654–660 
Ochsenbein-Koelble, N./
Zimmermann, R./Ehrbar, M.
Hasse, A./Zuest, I./ Modal synthesis of belt-rib structures.
Campanile, L. F. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C 2011, 225(3), 722–732 
Holdsworth, S. R. Component assessment data requirements from creep-fatigue tests.
Journal of ASTM International 2011, 8(3), Paper ID JAI103583 (14 pp.)
Holdsworth, S. R. Creep-fatigue interaction in power plant steels.
Materials at High Temperatures 28 (3), pp 197…204 
Holdsworth, S. R./Skelton, R. P./ Code of practice for the measurement and analysis of high strain creep-fatigue short crack growth.
Dogan, B. Materials at High Temperatures 2011, 27(4), 265–283 
Hollenstein, M./Ehret, A. E./ A novel experimental procedure based on pure shear testing of dermatome-cut samples applied to
Itskov, M./Mazza, E. porcine skin. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 2011, 10(5), 651–661 
Hosseini, E./Kazeminezhad, M. Implementation of a constitutive model in finite element method for intense deformation.
Materials & Design 2011, 32(2), 487–494 
Jordi, C./Schmidt, A./Kovacs, G./ Comparison of dielectric materials for the activation of a macro-scale hinge configuration.
Ermanni, P. Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2011, San Diego Ca., USA, 7–10 March 2011,
Article number 79761G (11 pp.) (joint paper)
Jordi, C./Schmidt, A./Kovacs, G./ Performance evaluation of cutting-edge dielectric elastomers for large-scale actuator applications.
Michel, S./Ermanni, P. Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(7), Article number 075003 (10 pp.) (joint paper) 
Mazza, E./Barbarino, G. G. 3D mechanical modeling of facial soft tissue for surgery simulation.
Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America 2011, 19(4), 623–637
Ozog, Y./Konstantinovic, M. L./ Shrinkage and biomechanical evaluation of lightweight synthetics in a rabbit model for primary
Werbrouck, E./De Ridder, D./ fascial repair.
Mazza, E./Deprest, J. International Urogynecology Journal 2011, 22(9), 0014–4851 
Pham, M. S./Holdsworth, S. R. Change of stress-strain hysteresis loop and ist links with microstructural evolution in AISI 316L
during cycling loading. Procedia Engineering 10 (2011), pp 1069…1074
Pham, M. S./Solenthaler, C./ Dislocation structure evolution and its effects on cyclic deformation response of AISI 316L stainless
Janssens, K. G. F./ steel. Materials Science & Engineering A 2011, 528(7-8), 3261–3269 
Holdsworth, S. R.
Schmidt, A./Bergamini, A./ Multiaxial mechanical characterization of interpenetrating polymer network reinforced acrylic
Kovacs, G./Mazza, E. elastomer. Experimental Mechanics 2011, 51(8), 1421–1433 (joint paper) 
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Mechanics for Weber, B./Schoenauer, R./ Engineering of living autologous human umbilical cord cell-based septal occluder membranes
Modelling and Simulation Papadopulos, F./Modregger, P./ using composite PGA-P4HB matrices. Biomaterials 2011, 32(36), 9630–9641 
Peter, S./Stampanoni, M./
Mauri, A./Mazza, E./Gorelik, J./
Agarkova, I./Frese, L./
Breymann, C./Kretschmar, O./
Hoerstrup, S. P.
Weisser, M. A./Evans, A. D./ In situ room temperature tensile deformation of a 1% CrMoV bainitic steel using synchrotron and
Van Petegem, S./ neutron diffraction. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(11), 4448–4457 
Holdsworth, S. R./
Van Swygenhoven, H.
Road Engineering/ Bavusi, M./Loperte, A./ Impact shock damage assessment on a beam and its foundation soil by using Ground Penetrating
Sealing Components Soldovieri, F./Di Napoli, R./ Radar and Electrical Resistivity Tomography.
Dumoulin, J./Hugenschmidt, J./ EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3–8 April 2011, EGU2011-11859 (1 p.)
Fürholz, P.
Burkhardt, M./Zuleeg, S./ Leaching of additives from construction materials to urban storm water runoff.
Vonbank, R./Schmid, P./Hean, S./ Water Science & Technology 2011, 63(9), 1974–1982 (joint paper) 
Lamani, X./Bester, K./Boller, M.
Fürholz, P./Hugenschmidt, J. Towards an automated mobile GPR acquisition system for road and bridge monitoring. EGU
General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3–8 April 2011, EGU2011-2510 (1 p.)
Garcia, A. Asphalt Mastic Self Healing. Proc.
3rd International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Bath, UK, 27–29 June, pp 140...141, 2011
Garcia, A. Self-Healing of open Cracks in Asphalt Mastic. Fuel, 2011 
Garcia, A./Schlangen, E./ Encapsulated Rejuvenators for Asphalt, Proc. 3rd International Conference on Self-Healing
Van de Ven, M. Materials, Bath, UK, 27–29 June, pp 299...300, 2011
Hugenschmidt, J./Kasa, C./ GPR for the inspection of industrial railway tracks. Near Surface 2011 – 17th European Meeting of
Kato, H. Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Leicester, UK, 12–14 September 2011, 4 pp.
Kalogeropoulos, A./ Monitoring the evolution of water and chloride in concrete using GPR full-waveform inversion.
van der Kruk, J./Hugenschmidt, J. 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar (IWAGPR 2011), Aachen,
Germany, 22–24 June 2011, 6 pp. 
Kalogeropoulos, A./ Chlorides and moisture assessment in concrete by GPR full waveform inversion.
van der Kruk, J./ Near Surface Geophysics 2011, 9(3), 277–285 
Hugenschmidt, J./Busch, S./
Merz, K.
Kim, H./Arraigada, M./Raab, C./ Numerical and experimental analysis for the interlayer behavior of double-layered asphalt
Partl, M. N. avement specimens. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2011, 23(1), 12–20 
Mayer, R. M./Poulikakos, L. D./ Reducing the environmental impact of road and rail vehicles.
Lees, A. R./Heutschi, K./ Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2012, 32 (1), 25–32 
Kalivoda, M. T./Soltic, P.
Partl, M. N./Di Benedetto, H./ esting and Characterzation of Compacted Aspahlt Pavement Materials.
Bahia, H. U. CD Proc. Int conference Ton Advances in Construction Materials through Science and Engineering,
5–7 June, Hong Kong (2011)
Partl, M. N./Arraigada, M. Beschleunigte Verkehrslastsimulation mit dem Mobile Load Simulator MLS10.
Strasse und Verkehr 2011, 97(3), 32–38
Partl, M. N./Arraigada, M. Verkehrslastsimulation: der neue Mobile Load Simulator (MLS10).
Strasse und Autobahn 2011, 62(4), 252–257
Partl, M. N./Hean, S. Experience with testing and performance evaluation of bituminous plug expansion joints on
concrete road bridges. International Journal of Roads and Airports 2011, 1(1), 17 pp.
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Road Engineering/ Perraton, D./Di Benedetto, H./ Rutting of bituminous mixtures: wheel tracking tests campaign analysis. Materials and Structures
Sealing Components Sauzéat, C./De La Roche, C./ 2011, 44(5), 969–986 
Bankowski, W./Partl, M. N./
Grenfell, J.
Poulikakos, L. D. A multi-scale fundamental investigation of moisture induced deterioration of porous asphalt
concrete. Dissertation, ETHZ; Empa Dübendorf, Switzerland, 2011, 205 pp.
Poulikakos, L. D. Applications of weigh in motion in pavement engineering. 1st Brazilian International Seminar on
Weigh-in-Motion. 3.–7. April 2011, Florianolpolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil (2011)
Poulikakos, L. D./Heutschi, K./ Future of weigh in motion: A holistic approach to heavy vehicle monitoring.
Soltic, P. 1st Brazilian International Seminar on Weigh-in-Motion. 3.–7. April 2011, Florianolpolis, Santa
Catarina, Brazil, extended abstract pp 3, (2011)
Poulikakos, L. D./Partl, M. N. Grundlagenuntersuchung zur feuchtebedingten Schädigung von offenporigem Asphalt im
Mikro- und Makromassstab. Strasse und Verkehr 2011, 97(6), 24–27
Poulikakos, L. D./Partl, M. N. Micro scale tensile behaviour of thin bitumen films.
Experimental Mechanics 2011, 51(7), 1171–1183 
Raab, C. Development of a Framework for Standardisation of Interlayer bond of Asphalt Pavements.
Dissertation, ept. of Civil and environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
Raab, C./Abd El Halim, A. O./ Interlayer Bond Testing using a Model Material.
Partl, M. N. Construction and Building Materials 26 pp. 190–199 
Raab, C./Partl, M. N. Stripping bei lärmmindernden Deckschichten unter Überrollbeanspruchung im Labormaßstab.
Forschungsauftrag VSS 2007/502 auf Antrag des Schweizerischen Verbandes der Strassen- und
Verkehrsfachleute (VSS), 1335, 2011, 77 S.
van der Kruk, J./ Full-waveform inversion of ground penetrating radar data to assess chloride and moisture content
Kalogeropoulos, A./ in concrete. EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3–8 April 2011, EGU2011-6878 (1 p.)
Hugenschmidt, J./Busch, S./
Merz, K.
Structural Engineering Boston, C./Weber, F./Guzzella, L. Optimal semi-active damping of cables with bending stiffness.
Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(5), Article number 055005 (8 pp.) 
Czaderski, C./Martinelli, E./ Effect of partly cured adhesives on bond-slip relationship of FRP-concrete interface.
Michels, J./Motavalli, M. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 191 (8 pp.)
Feltrin, G./Bischoff, R./Meyer, J./ Wireless sensor networks: a new tool for structural monitoring.
Saukh, O. In: Bragança, L., Koukkari, H., Landolfo, R., Ungureanu, V., Vesikari, E., Hechler, O. (Eds.),
Integrated approach to life-time structural engineering, Summary report of the cooperative
activities – COST Action C25 2, University of Malta, 2011, 142–153
Feltrin, G./Saukh, O./Bischoff, R./ Structural monitoring with wireless sensor networks: experiences from field deployments.
Meyer, J./Motavalli, M. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, 14 pp.
Feltrin, G./Schubert, S./Steiger, R. Temperature effects on the natural frequencies and modal dampings of timber footbridges with
asphalt pavement. Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures: EVACES'11
(EVACES 2011), Varenna, Italy, 3–5 October 2011, 131–138 (joint paper)
Ghafoori, E./Kargarnovin, M. H./ Dynamic responses of a rectangular plate under motion of an oscillator using a semi-analytical
Ghahremani, A. R. method. Journal of Vibration and Control 2011, 17(9), 1310–1324 
Ghafoori, E./Motavalli, M. Analytical calculation of stress intensity factor of cracked steel I-beams with experimental analysis
and 3D digital image correlation measurements.
Engineering Fracture Mechanics 2011, 78(18), 3226–3242 
Herwig, A./Brühwiler, E. In-situ dynamic behavior of a railway bridge girder under fatigue causing traffic loading.
11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering
(ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland, 1–4 August 2011, 8 pp.
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Structural Engineering Maldonado-López, R./Christen, R. Position-controlled data acquisition embedded system for magnetic NDE of bridge stay cables.
Sensors 2011, 11(1), 162–179 
Martinelli, E./Czaderski, C./ Modeling in-plane and out-of-plane displacement fields in pull-off tests on FRP strips.
Motavalli, M. Engineering Structures 2011, 33(12), 3715–3725 
Michel, C./Zapico, B./Lestuzzi, P./ Quantification of fundamental frequency drop for unreinforced masonry buildings from dynamic
Molina, F. J./Weber, F. tests. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 2011, 40(11), 1283–1296 
Michels, J./Czaderski, C./ Prestressed CFRP for structural strengthening. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring,
Motavalli, M. Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10
February 2011, Paper ID 232 (8 pp.)
Motavalli, M./Czaderski, C./ Prestressed CFRP for strengthening of reinforced concrete structures: recent developments at Empa
Pfyl-Lang, K. Switzerland. Journal of Composites for Construction 2011, 15(2), 194–205 
Motavalli, M./Havranek, B./ Proceedings of SMAR 2011: the 1st Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and
Saqan, E. Rehabilitation of Civil Structures. In: Anonymous, Empa; AUD, 2011, 212 pp.
Pernstich, K. P./Ginés, R./ Rhythmic crystal growth into hierarchical patterns by polymer-mediated self-assembly.
Caseri, W. R. Small 2011, 7(6), 788–795 
Rizos, D./Fassois, S. D. A-posteriori identifiability of the Maxwell Slip model of hysteresis.
18th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 28 August – 2 September 2011, 10788–10793
Rizos, D./Feltrin, G./Motavalli, M. Structural control of slender structures based on a tuned mass damper with adaptable stiffness.
22nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technologies (ICAST 2011), Corfu, Greece,
10–12 October 2011, Article number 092 (1 pp.)
Rizos, D./Feltrin, G./Motavalli, M. Structural identification of a prototype pre-stressable leaf-spring based adaptive tuned mass
damper: nonlinear characterization and classification. Mechanical Systems & Signal Processing
2011, 25(1), 205–221 
Weber, B. Heat and mass transfer in a gypsum board subjected to fire. COMSOL Conference 2011, Stuttgart,
Deutschland, 26.–28. October 2011, Article number 11103 (7 pp.)
Weber, B./Feltrin, G. Identifikation von physikalischen Parametern von Fussgängerbrücken mit Tilgern. 12. D-A-CH
Tagung – Erdbeben und Baudynamik, Hannover, Deutschland, 15.–16. September 2011, 261–272
Weber, F./Boston, C. Clipped viscous damping with negative stiffness for cable damping with MR damper.
5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials (SMART '11), Saarbrücken,
Germany, 6–8 July 2011, 387–395
Weber, F./Boston, C. Clipped viscous damping with negative stiffness for semi-active cable damping.
Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(4), Article number 045007 (13 pp.) 
Weber, F./Boston, C. Measured tracking of negative stiffness with MR damper. 5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on
Smart Structures and Materials (SMART '11), Saarbrücken, Germany, 6–8 July 2011, 369–378
Weber, F./Boston, C./ An adaptive tuned mass damper based on the emulation of positive and negative stiffness with an
Maślanka, M. MR damper. Smart Materials and Structures 2011, 20(1), Article number 015012 (11 pp.) 
Weber, F./Maślanka, M. Adaptive TMD concept based on controlled stiffness and energy dissipation emulated by MR
damper. 5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials (SMART '11),
Saarbrücken, Germany, 6–8 July 2011, 379–386
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Materials meet Life
Krug, H. F. «Wir sichern die Industrie ab»: Warum Nanotoxikologen und Unternehmen enger
zusammenarbeiten sollten. GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift 2011, 55(6), 373–373
Wiedemann,P./Schütz, H./ Evidence Maps: Communicating Risk Assessments in Societal Controversies:
Spangenberg, A./Krug, H. F. The Case of Engineered Nanoparticles, Risk Analysis, Vol. 31, No. 11, 2011, 1770–1783 
Advanced Fibers Affolter, S./Ritter, A./Schmid, M. Polymerwerkstoffe mit Brandschutzausrüstung: Verhalten in der Thermoanalyse.
Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe 2011, 64(3), 12–16 
Bogerd, C. P./Rechsteiner, I./ The effect of two sock fabrics on physiological parameters associated with blister incidence:
Wüst, B./Rossi, R. M./ a laboratory study. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2011, 55(5), 510–518 (joint paper) 
Brühwiler, P. A.
Bora, D. K./Braun, A./Erni, R./ Hydrothermal treatment of a hematite film leads to highly oriented faceted nanostructures with
Fortunato, G./Graule, T. J./ enhanced photocurrents. Chemistry of Materials 2011, 23(8), 2051–2061 (joint paper) 
Constable, E. C.
Chatterjee, S./Reifler, F. A./ Crystalline and tensile properties of carbon nanotube-filled polyamide-12 fibers meltspun by
Chu, B. T. T./Rossi, R./ industry-related processes. International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science:
Hufenus, R. Conference Proceedings, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 11–13 October 2011, 2 pp. (joint paper)
Fortunato, G./Gottardo, L./ Photochromic fibers by melt spinning. For Awareness Rasising in Textile & Clothing:
Hufenus, R. 3rd International R&D-Project Brokerage Event, Istanbul, Turkey, 10–11 February 2011, 125–126
Gaan, S./Mauclaire, L./ Thermal degradation of cellulose acetate in presence of bis-phosphoramidates.
Rupper, P./Salimova, V./ Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2011, 90(1), 33–41 (joint paper) 
Tran, T. T./Heuberger, M.
Gaan, S./Neisius, N. M./ Flame retardation of flexible polyurethane foams: recent developments and research in Empa.
Liang, S./Mispreuve, H./ Proceedings of the Polyurethane Foam Association Technical Program, Baltimore Md., USA, May
Naescher, R. 19, 2011, 12 pp.
Gaan, S./Neisius, N. M./ Thermal decomposition and flame retardancy of flexible polyurethane foams.
Liang, S./Mispreuve, H./ 22nd Annual Conference on Recent Advances in Flame Retardancy of Polymeric Materials,
Naescher, R. Stamford Ct., USA, 23–25 May 2011, 12 pp.
Gaan, S./Salimova, V./Rupper, P./ Flame retardant functional textiles. In: Pan, N., Sun, G. (Eds.), Functional textiles for improved
Ritter, A./Schmid, H. performance, protection and health, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles 120, Woodhead,
Oxford, 2011, 98–130
Ganu, S./Reifler, F. A./ Thin flexible insulating coatings for conductive textile fibers.
Hufenus, R./Gaan, S. The Fiber Society 2011 Spring Conference, Hong Kong, China, 23–25 May 2011, 80–81
Gattlen, J./Zinn, M./Guimond, S./ Biofilm formation by the yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa: process, repeatability and cell
Körner, E./Amberg, C./ attachment in a continuous biofilm reactor. Biofouling 2011, 27(9), 979–991 (joint paper) 
Mauclaire, L.
Gerber, L. C./Mohn, D./ Incorporation of reactive silver-tricalcium phosphate nanoparticles into polyamide 6 allows
Fortunato, G./ preparation of self-disinfecting fibers.
Astasov-Frauenhoffer, M./ Polymer Engineering & Science 2011, 51(1), 71–77 
Imfeld, T./Waltimo, T./
Zehnder, M./Stark, W. J.
Gottardo, L./Hufenus, R./ Design and development of fibers with flexure rate-dependent viscoelastic properties.
Dressler, M./Heuberger, M. International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science: Conference Proceedings,
Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 11–13 October 2011, 2 pp.
Guimond, S./Schütz, U./ Influence of gas phase and surface reactions on plasma polymerization.
Hanselmann, B./Körner, E./ Surface & Coatings Technology 2011, 205(Suppl. 2), S447–S450 
Hegemann, D.
Hannan, A. Developing formaldehyde free flame retardant for cellulose.
Master, The Swedish School of Textiles; Empa St. Gallen, Borås, Sweden, 2011, 44 pp.
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Advanced Fibers Hegemann, D. Grossflächige Plasmabeschichtungen: Niederdruck oder Atmosphärendruck?.
Vakuum in Forschung und Praxis Dezember 2011, Vol. 23, Nr. 6
Hegemann, D./Amberg, M./ Nanostructured plasma coatings for medical applications.
Hanselmann, B./Guimond, S./ In: Dumitraşcu, N., Topală, I. (Eds.), Biomaterials and plasma processing, , Editura Universităţii
Körner, E. «Alexandru Ioan Cuza», 2011, 87–102
Hegemann, D./Körner, E./ Potential of plasma technologies for the textile industry.
Hanselmann, B./Guimond, S./ 11th World Textile Conference (AUTEX 2011), Mulhouse, France, 8–10 June 2011, 153–156
Amberg, M.
Hegemann, D./Schütz, U./ Macroscopic approach to plasma polymerization using the concept of energy density.
Körner, E. Plasma Processes and Polymers 2011, 8(8), 689–694 
Hossain, M. M./Hegemann. D. Substrate Indepedent Dyeing of Synthetic Textiles Treated with Low-Pressure Plasmas.
In: Textile Dyeing, ed. P. J. Hauser, InTech, 2011, pp. 173-194; ISBN 978-953-307-565-5
Hufenus, R. Fiber development by multicomponent melt-spinning.
11th World Textile Conference (AUTEX 2011), Mulhouse, France, 8–10 June 2011, 518–522
Hufenus, R. Kunstrasen mit Stehaufqualität: neue Bikomponentenfaser. KunststoffXtra 2011, 1(4), 27–28
Hufenus, R./Haenggi, U. PHB fibers. For Awareness Rasising in Textile & Clothing:
3rd International R&D-Project Brokerage Event, Istanbul, Turkey, 10–11 February 2011, 128–129
Hufenus, R./Reifler, F. A./ Biodegradable bicomponent fibers from renewable sources: melt-spinning of poly(lactic acid) and
Maniura-Weber, K./ poly[(3-hydroxybutyrate)-co-(3-hydroxyvalerate)].
Spierings, A. B./Zinn, M. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
Hufenus, R./Scherer, L. J./ Developing base technologies for tomorrow's smart textiles.
Hegemann, D./Reifler, F. A./ 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju Island, Korea,
Gaan, S. 21–26 August 2011, 4 pp. (joint paper)
Körner, E./Rupper, P./ Surface topography, morphology and functionality of silver containing plasma polymer
Lübben, J. F./Ritter, A./Rühe, J./ nanocomposites. Surface & Coatings Technology 2011, 205(8–9), 2978–2984 (joint paper) 
Hegemann, D.
Liang, S. Influence of structural variation of organo-phosphorus compounds on flame retardant behavior of
flexible polyurethane foams. Master, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries Textiles
(ENSAIT), France; Empa St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2011, 75 pp.
Lischer, S./Körner, E./ Antibacterial burst-release from minimal Ag-containing plasma polymer coatings.
Balazs, D. J./Shen, D./Wick, P./ Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2011, 8(60), 1019–1030 (joint paper) 
Grieder, K./Haas, D./
Heuberger, M./Hegemann, D.
Lübben, J. F./Baše, T./Rupper, P./ Tuning the surface potential of Ag surfaces by chemisorption of oppositely-oriented thiolated
Künniger, T./Macháček, J./ carborane dipoles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2011, 354(1), 168–174 (joint paper) 
Guimond, S.
Oster, M. Development of antimicrobial polymers using ring opening polymerization.
Master, Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Polymères et Matériaux Strasbourg (ECPM); Empa
St. Gallen, Strasbourg, France, 2011, 42 pp.
Popa, A-M./Eckert, R./Crespy, D./ A new generation of ultralight thermochromic indicators based on temperature induced gas
Rupper, P./Rossi, R. release. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 17392–17395 (joint paper) 
Riedo, M. Metallische und biostatische Beschichtung von Textilien.
Master, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Empa St. Gallen, Schweiz, 2011, 68 S.
Ritter, H. Development and Characterization of protective polymer coatings on plasma metallized fibers.
Master, Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Polymères et Matériaux Strasbourg (ECPM), France; Empa
St. Gallen, Schweiz, 2011, 25 pp
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Advanced Fibers Romanyshyn, Y./Guimond, S./ Methanol adsorption on V2O3(0001). Topics in Catalysis 2011, 54(10–12), 669–684 
Göbke, D./Sturm, J. M./
Kuhlenbeck, H./Döbler, J./
Ganduglia-Pirovano, M. V./
Sauer, J./Freund, H. J.
Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. The extended surface forces apparatus. IV. Precision static pressure control.
Review of Scientific Instruments 2011, 82(10), Article number 103902 (8 pp.) 
Sellami, F. Overjacketing extrusion of polymeric filaments. Master, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et
Industries Textiles (ENSAIT), France; Empa St. Gallen, Schweiz, 2011, 38 pp
Staff, R. H./Rupper, P./ Phase behavior of binary mixtures of block copolymers and a non-solvent in miniemulsion
Lieberwirth, I./Landfester, K./ droplets as single and double nanoconfinement. Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 10219–10226 (joint paper) 
Crespy, D.
Tenniche, A. Influence of melt-extrusion parameters on TiO2 nano-particles dispersion in a PET matrix in order
to produce photocatalytic active fibers. Master, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries
Textiles (ENSAIT), France; Empa St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2011, 38 pp.
Trieschmann, J./Hegemann, D. Plasma polymerization at different positions in an asymmetric ethylene discharge.
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2011, 44(47), Article number 475201 (9 pp.) 
Bomaterials Bischof, D. F./Hardmeier, S./ Heme ladder, a direct molecular weight marker for immunoblot analysis.
Fairhead, M./Ihssen, J./ Analytical Biochemistry 2011, 409(2), 213–219 
Thöny-Meyer, L.
Fairhead, M./Thöny-Meyer, L. Bacterial tyrosinases: old enzymes with new relevance to biotechnology.
New Biotechnology 2011, Article in Press, 
Follonier, S. Global gene expression and physiological state of pPseudomonas putida under conditions
prevailing in high pressure bioreactors, ETHZ, 2011
Follonier, S./Panke, S./Zinn, M. A reduction in growth rate of Pseudomonas putida KT2442 counteracts productivity advances in
medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate production from gluconate.
Microbial Cell Factories 2011, 10, Article no. 25 (11 pp.) 
Gaan, S./Mauclaire, L./ Thermal degradation of cellulose acetate in presence of bis-phosphoramidates.
Rupper, P./Salimova, V./ Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2011, 90(1), 33–41 (joint paper) 
Tran, T. T./Heuberger, M.
Gattlen, J. Production of standardized biofilms with isolates from household washing machines, 2011
Gattlen, J./Zinn, M./Guimond, S./ Biofilm formation by the yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa: process, repeatability and cell
Körner, E./Amberg, C./ attachment in a continuous biofilm reactor. Biofouling 2011, 27(9), 979–991 (joint paper) 
Mauclaire, L.
Herrero Acero, E./Ribitsch, D./ Enzymatic surface hydrolysis of PET: effect of structural diversity on kinetic properties of cutinases
Steinkellner, G./Gruber, K./ from Thermobifida. Macromolecules 2011, 44(12), 4632–4640 
Greimel, K./Eiteljoerg, I./
Trotscha, E./Wei, R./
Zimmermann, W./Zinn, M./
Cavaco-Paulo, A./Freddi, G./
Schwab, H./Guebitz, G.
Hufenus, R./Reifler, F. A./ Biodegradable bicomponent fibers from renewable sources: melt-spinning of poly(lactic acid) and
Maniura-Weber, K./ poly[(3-hydroxybutyrate)-co-(3-hydroxyvalerate)].
Spierings, A. B./Zinn, M. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
Ihssen, J./Schubert, M./ Efficient production of Al(OH)3-immobilized laccase with a Heterobasidion annosum strain
Schwarze, F. W. M. R./ selected by microplate screening. Journal of Applied Microbiology 2011, 110(4), 924–934 (joint
Thöny-Meyer, L. paper) 
Jagoda, A./Ketikidis, P./Zinn, M./ Interactions of biodegradable poly([R]-3-hydroxy-10-undecenoate) with 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3Meier, W./Kita-Tokarczyk, K. phosphocholine lipid: a monolayer study. Langmuir 2011, 27(17), 10878–10885 
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Billig, S./Zimmermann, W./
Zinn, M., Ihssen, J./
Cavaco-Paulo, A./Guebitz, G. M.
Lischer, S./Körner, E./ Antibacterial burst-release from minimal Ag-containing plasma polymer coatings.
Balazs, D. J./Shen, D./Wick, P./ Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2011, 8(60), 1019–1030 (joint paper) 
Grieder, K./Haas, D./
Heuberger, M./Hegemann, D.
Reiss, R./Ihssen, J./ Bacillus pumilus laccase: a heat stable enzyme with a wide substrate spectrum.
Thöny-Meyer, L. BMC Biotechnology 2011, 11, Article number 9 (11 pp.) 
Zinn, M./Durner, R./Zinn, H./ Growth and accumulation dynamics of poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) (PHA) in Pseudomonas putida
Ren, Q./Egli, T./Witholt, B. GPo1 cultivated in continuous culture under transient feed conditions.
Biotechnology Journal 2011, 6, 1240–1252 
Electronics/ Anderegg, P./Brönnimann, R./ Zuverlässigkeit von Messdaten bei Langzeitüberwachung von Infrastrukturen.
Metrology/Reliability Meier, U. 6. Symposium Experimentelle Untersuchungen von Baukonstruktionen, Dresden, Deutschland,
9 September 2011, 163–174
Chinnam, R. K./Fauteux, C./ Evolution of the microstructure of Sn-Ag-Cu solder joints exposed to ultrasonic waves during
Neuenschwander, J./ solidification. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(4), 1474–1481 (joint paper) 
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Davighi, A./Burguete, R./ The development of a reference material for calibration of full-field optical measurement systems
Feligiotti, M./Hack, E./James, S./ for dynamic deformation measurements. 8th International Conference on Advances in
Patterson, E./Siebert, T./ Experimental Mechanics: Integrating Simulation and Experimentation for Validation, Edinburgh,
Whelan, M. UK, 7–9 September 2011, 33–38
Derluyn, H./Griffa, M./ Quantitative analysis of saline transport and crystallization damage in porous limestone visualized
Mannes, D./Jerjen, I./ by neutron and X-ray imaging. Salt Weathering on Buildings and Stone Sculptures (SWBSS 2011),
Dewanckele, J./Vontobel, P./ Limassol, Cyprus, 19–22 October 2011, 8 pp. (joint paper)
Derome, D./Cnudde, V./
Lehmann, E./Carmeliet, J.
Dold, C./Eberle, G./Jefimovs, K./ Analysis of damage thresholds of laser scanning mirrors using ultrashort laser pulses.
Axtner, M./Pude, F./Wegener, K. 6th International WLT Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing (LiM 2011), Munich; Germany, 23–26
May 2011, 448–454
Eyssler, A./Kleymenov, E./ Improvement of catalytic activity of LaFe0.95Pd0.05O3 for methane oxidation under transient
Kupferschmid, A./ conditions. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(4), 1231–1239 (joint paper) 
Nachtegaal, M./
Santhosh Kumar, M./Hug, P./
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Feligiotti, M./Hack, E./ Use of integrated simulation and experimentation to quantify impact damage.
Lampeas, G./Wang, W./ 8th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics: Integrating Simulation and
Mottershead, J./Burguete, R. Experimentation for Validation, Edinburgh, UK, 7–9 September 2011, 51–56
Grossmann G./Zardini, C. ed. al. The ELFNET Book on Failure Mechanisms, Testing Methods and Quality Issues o Lead Free Solder,
Springer
Grossmann, G./Weiss, C. Measurement method for the assessment of the energy consumption of cooking setups.
Journal of Testing and Evaluation 2011, 39(3), Paper ID JTE102997 (5 pp.) 
Hack, E./Burke, J. Measurement uncertainty of linear phase-stepping algorithms – invited review article.
Review of Scientific Instruments 2011, 82(6), Article number 061101 (16 pp.) 
Helfenstein, P./Kirk, E./ Highly collimated electron beams from double-gate field emitter arrays with large collimation gate
Jefimovs, K./Vogel, T./Escher, C./ apertures. Applied Physics Letters 2011, 98(6), Article number 061502 (3 pp.) 
Fink, H. W./Tsujino, S.
Hempel, M./La Mattina, F./ Defect evolution during catastrophic optical damage of diode lasers.
Tomm, J. W./Zeimer, U./ Semiconductor Science and Technology 2011, 26(7), Article number 075020 (10 pp.) 
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Electronics/ Huang, J. S./Callegari, V./ Atomically flat single-crystalline gold nanostructures for plasmonic nanocircuitry.
Metrology/Reliability Geisler, P./Brüning, C./Kern, J./ Nature Communications 2010, 1(9), Article number 150 (8 pp.) 
Prangsma, J. C./Wu, X./
Feichtner, T./Ziegler, J./
Weinmann, P./Kamp, M./
Forchel, A./Biagioni, P./
Sennhauser, U./Hecht, B.
Iwaniuk, D./Hack, E./Rastogi, P. Generation of a high depth of focus with constant transversal spot size using a phase-only pupil
filter. Journal of Modern Optics 2010, 57(21), 2141–2146 
Iwaniuk, D./Rastogi, P./Hack, E. Correcting spherical aberrations induced by an unknown medium through determination of its
refractive index and thickness. Optics Express 2011, 19(20), 19407–19414 
Jacob, P. From component to system failure analysis: the future challenge within work-sharing supply
chains. Microelectronics Reliability 2011, 51(9-11), 1618–1623 
Jäggi, C./Frauchiger, V./Eitel, F./ The effect of surface alloying of Ti powder for vacuum plasma spraying of open porous titanium
Stiefel, M./Schmotzer, H./ coatings. Acta Materialia 2011, 59(2), 717–725 (joint paper) 
Siegmann, S.
Jerjen, I./Revol, V./Kottler, C./ The benefits and challenges of differential phase contrast imaging for material science.
Kaufmann, R./Urban, C./ International Symposium on Digital Industrial Radiology and Computed Tomography, Berlin,
Luethi, T./Sennhauser, U. Germany, 20–22 June 2011, 8 pp.
Jerjen, I./Revol, V./Schuetz, P./ Reduction of phase artifacts in differential phase contrast computed tomography.
Kottler, C./Kaufmann, R./ Optics Express 2011, 19(14), 13604–13611 
Luethi, T./Jefimovs, K./Urban, C./
Sennhauser, U.
Koebel, M. M./El Hawi, N./ Anodic bonding of activated tin solder alloys in the liquid state: a novel large-area hermetic glass
Lu, J./Gattiker, F./ sealing method. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2011, 95(11), 3001–3008 (joint paper) 
Neuenschwander, J.
Lampeas, G./Pasialis, V./ Validation of impact simulations of a car bonnet by full-field optical measurements.
Siebert, T./Feligiotti, M./ 8th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics: Integrating Simulation and
Pipino, A. Experimentation for Validation, Edinburgh, UK, 7–9 September 2011, 57–62
Longtin, R./Hack, E./ Benign joining of ultrafine grained aerospace aluminum alloys using nanotechnology.
Neuenschwander, J./ Advanced Materials 2011, Article in Press, 5 pp. (joint paper) 
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Lotito, V./Sennhauser, U./ Numerical analysis of novel asymmetric SNOM tips. PIERS Online 2011, 7(4), 394–400
Hafner, C.
Lotito, V./Sennhauser, U./ Scanning near field optical microscopy probes with adirectional asymmetries.
Hafner, C. 4th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems (OμS’11), Capri, Italy, 26–28 September 2011, 2 pp.
Lotito, V./Sennhauser, U./ Interaction of an asymmetric scanning near field optical microscopy probe with fluorescent
Hafner, C. V./Bona, G. L. molecules. Progress In Electromagnetics Research 2011, 121, 281–299 
Lotito, V./Sennhauser, U./ Fully metal-coated scanning near-field optical microscopy probes with spiral corrugations for
Hafner, C./Bona, G. L. superfocusing under arbitrarily oriented linearly polarised excitation. Plasmonics 2011, 69(2), 327–
336 
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Two decades of experience with structural health monitoring of structures with CFRP components.
Anderegg, P./Terrasi, G. P. The 7th National Workshop on Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Infrastructure System
(NDECIS'11) Nuclear power safety-applications of non-contact inspection and evaluation to large
structures, Tai Zhong, Taiwan, 3–4 November 2011, 189–206 (joint paper)
Meier, U./Brönnimann, R./ Sustainable pedestrian bridge construction with materials by combination. Innovation &
Widmann, R./Winistörfer, A./ sustainability of structures: proceedings of the International Symposium on Innovation &
Irniger, P. Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering (ISISS'2011), Xiamen, China, 28–30 October 2011,
124–130 (joint paper)
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Electronics/ Mihaljević, M./Jerjen, I./ The test architecture of Clypeaster (Echinoidea, Clypeasteroida) and its phylogenetic significance.
Metrology/Reliability Smith, A. B. Zootaxa 2011,(2983), 21–38 
Mooser, R./Forsberg, F./Hack, E./ Estimation of affine transformations directly from tomographic projections in two and three
Székely, G./Sennhauser, U. dimensions. Machine Vision and Applications 2011, Article in Press, 
Rachbauer, R./Mass, S./ Decomposition pathways in age hardening of Ti-Al-N films.
Stergar, E./Holec, D./Kiener, D./ Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110(2), Article number 023515 (10 pp.) (joint paper) 
Keckes, J./Patscheider, J./
Stiefel, M./Leitner, H./
Mayrhofer, P. H.
Revol, V./Jerjen, I./Kottler, C./ Sub-pixel porosity revealed by x-ray scatter dark field imaging.
Schütz, P./Kaufmann, R./ Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110(4), Article number 044912 (5 pp.) 
Lüthi, T./Sennhauser, U./
Straumann, U./Urban, C.
Revol, V./Kottler, C./ X-ray interferometer with bent gratings: towards larger fields of view.
Kaufmann, R./Jerjen, I./Lüthi, T./ Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 2011, 648(Suppl. 1), S302–S305 
Cardot, F./Niedermann, P./
Straumann, U./Sennhauser, U./
Urban, C.
Sanabria, S. J./Furrer, R./ Air-coupled ultrasound inspection of glued laminated timber.
Neuenschwander, J./Niemz, P./ Holzforschung 2011, 65(3), 377–387 
Sennhauser, U.
Sanabria, S. J./Furrer, R./ Monitored assessment of structural integrity of multilayered glued laminated timber beams with
Neuenschwander, J./Niemz, P./ air-coupled ultrasound and contact ultrasound imaging. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of
Sennhauser, U. Wood (WOOD NDT): 17th International Symposium, Sopron, Hungary, 14–16 September 2011,
359–366
Sanabria, S. J./Müller, C./ Glue line nondestructive assessment in timber laminates with an air-coupled ultrasonic technique.
Neuenschwander, J./Niemz, P./ In: Bucur, V. (Ed.), Delamination in wood, wood products and wood-based composites, Springer,
Sennhauser, U. 2011, 379–387
Sanabria, S. J./Müller, C./ Air-coupled ultrasound as an accurate and reproducible method for bonding assessment of glued
Neuenschwander, J./Niemz, P./ timber. Wood Science and Technology 2011, 45(4), 645–659 
Sennhauser, U.
Sanabria, S. J./Wyss, P./ Assessment of glued timber integrity by limited-angle microfocus X-ray computed tomography.
Neuenschwander, J./Niemz, P./ European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 2011, 69(4), 605–617 
Sennhauser, U.
Sannomiya, T./Scholder, O./ Investigation of plasmon resonances in metal films with nanohole arrays for biosensing
Jefimovs, K./Hafner, C./ applications. Small 2011, 7(12), 1653–1663 
Dahlin, A. B.
Terrasi, G. P./Brönnimann, R./ CFRP tendon prestress monitoring by resistance measurement in a spun concrete powerline pylon.
Bättig, G. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8–10 February 2011, Paper ID 116 (8 pp.)
(joint paper)
Trtik, P./Münch, B./Weiss, W. J./ Release of internal curing water from lightweight aggregates in cement paste investigated by
Kaestner, A./Jerjen, I./Josic, L./ neutron and X-ray tomography.
Lehmann, E./Lura, P. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 2011, 651(1), 244–249 (joint paper) 
Urban, P. L./Schmidt, A. M./ Carbon-13 labelling strategy for studying the ATP metabolism in individual yeast cells by microFagerer, S. R./Amantonico, A./ arrays for mass spectrometry. Molecular biosystems 2011, 7(10), 2837–2840 
Ibañez, A./Jefimovs, K./
Heinemann, M./Zenobi, R.
Widmann, R./Brönnimann, R./ Monitoring of a CFRP-GFRP-timber bowstring-arch bridge using novel sensing systems.
Meier, U. International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS '11),
Lisbon, Portugal, 16–17 June 2011, 11 pp. (joint paper)
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Materials Biology Alves, P./Pinto, S./Kaiser, J. P./ Surface grafting of a thermoplastic polyurethane with methacrylic acid by previous plasma surface
Interactions Bruinink, A./de Sousa, H. C./ activation and by ultraviolet irradiation to reduce cell adhesion. Colloids and Surfaces B 2011,
Gil, M. H. 82(2), 371–377 
Bruinink, A./Wein, F./ Evaluation of biomaterials using an in vitro test battery. Material and Surface Technology for
Moczulska, M./Zell, V./ Implants, Interlaken, Switzerland, 11–12 April 2011, 24 (1 p.)
Obarzanek-Fojt, M./
Rottmar, M./Maeder-Althaus, X.
Clift, M. J. D./Foster, E. J./ Investigating the interaction of cellulose nanofibers derived from cotton with a sophisticated 3D
Vanhecke, D./Studer, D./ human lung cell coculture. Biomacromolecules 2011, 12(10), 3666–3676 
Wick, P./Gehr, P./
Rothen-Rutishauser, B./Weder, C.
Hirsch, C./Kaiser, J. P./ A novel comprehensive evaluation platform to assess nanoparticle toxicity in vitro. International
Wessling, F./Fischer, K./ Conference on Safe Production and Use of Nanomaterials (Nanosafe 2010), Grenoble, France,
Rösslein, M./Wick, P./Krug, H. F. 16–18 November 2010, Article number 012053 (6 pp.)
Hirsch, C./Rösslein, M./ Nanomaterial cell interactions: are current in vitro tests reliable?
Krug, H. F./Wick, P. Nanomedicine 2011, 6(5), 837–847 
Hufenus, R./Reifler, F. A./ Biodegradable bicomponent fibers from renewable sources: melt-spinning of poly(lactic acid) and
Maniura-Weber, K./ poly[(3-hydroxybutyrate)-co-(3-hydroxyvalerate)].
Spierings, A. B./Zinn, M. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2011, Article in Press, (joint paper) 
Kaiser, J. P./Rösslein, M./ Carbon nanotubes: curse or blessing. Current Medicinal Chemistry 2011, 18(4), 2115–2128 
Bürki-Thurnherr, T./Wick, P.
Klein, CL/Comero, S./Locoro, G./ NM-Series of representative manufactured nanomaterials: NM-300 silver characterisation, stability,
Gawlik, B. M./Linsinger, T./ homogeneity. JRC 60709; EUR 24693 EN, 2011, 86 pp.
Stahlmecke, B./Romazanov, J./
Kuhlbusch, T. A. J./Van Doren, E./
De Temmerman, P. J./Mast, J./
Wick, P./Krug, H. F./Friedrichs, S./
Maier, G./Werner, J./
Hund-Rinke, K./Kördel, W.
Krug, H. F./Mathes, B./Nau, K./ Nanomaterialien – in aller Munde?
Wick, P. Deutsche Apothekerzeitung 2011, 151(27), 3000–3003
Krug, H. F./Wick, P. Nanotoxicology: an interdisciplinary challenge.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50(6), 1260–1278 
Krug, H. F./Wick, P. Nanotoxikologie: eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung.
Angewandte Chemie 2011, 123(6), 1294–1314
Kunzmann, A./Andersson, B./ Toxicology of engineered nanomaterials: focus on biocompatibility, biodistribution and biodegra
Thurnherr, T./Krug, H. F./ dation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – General Subjects 2011, 1810(3), 361–373 
Scheynius, A./Fadeel, B.
Kunzmann, A./Andersson, B./ Efficient internalization of silica-coated iron oxide nanoparticles of different sizes by primary
Vogt, C./Feliu, N./Ye, F./ human macrophages and dendritic cells.
Toprak, M. S./ Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2011, 253(2), 81–93 (joint paper) 
Bürki-Thurnherr, T./Laurent, S./
Vahter, M./Krug, H. F./
Muhammed, M./Scheynius, A./
Fadeel, B.
Lischer, S./Körner, E./ Antibacterial burst-release from minimal Ag-containing plasma polymer coatings.
Balazs, D. J./Shen, D./Wick, P./ Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2011, 8(60), 1019–1030 (joint paper) 
Grieder, K./Haas, D./
Heuberger, M./Hegemann, D.
Moreno-Villanueva, M./Eltze, T./ The automated FADU-assay, a potential high throughput in vitro method for early screening of
Dressler, D./Bernhardt, J./ clastogenicity, Altex 28, 4/11, 295–303 
Hirsch, C./Wick, P./
von Scheven, G./Lex, K./
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Materials Biology Nowack, B./Krug, H. F./ 120 years of nanosilver history: implications for policy makers.
Interactions Height, M. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(4), 1177–1183 (joint paper) 
Roebben, G./Ramirez-Garcia, S./ Interlaboratory comparison of size and surface charge measurements on nanoparticles prior to
Hackley, V. A./Rösslein, M./ biological impact assessment.
Klaessig, F./Kestens, V./Lynch, I./ Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(7), 2675–2687 
Garner, C. M./Rawle, A./Elder, A./
Colvin, V. L./Kreyling, W./
Krug, H. F./Lewicka, Z. A./
McNeil, S./Nel, A./Patri, A./
Wick, P./Wiesner, M./Xia, T./
Oberdörster, G./Dawson, K. A.
Rottmar, M./Ackerknecht, S./ A high throughput system for long term application of intermittent cyclic hydrostatic pressure on
Wick, P./Maniura-Weber, K. cells in culture. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2011, 133(2), Article number 024502 (5 pp.)

Schleifenbaum, F./Born, A.K./ Quantitative and sensitive live-cell imaging with FIDSAM (fluorescence intensity decay analysis
Peter, S./Maniura-Weber, K. microscopy) for biomaterial research, A. Mendes-Vilas & J. Díaz (Eds.), Formatex Research Center,
Microscopy: Science, Technology, Applications and Education
Silbergeld, E. K./Contreras, E. Q./ t4 workshop report: Nanotoxicology: «The End of the Beginning» – Signs on the roadmap to a
Hartung, T./Hirsch, C./ strategy for assuring the safe application and use of nanomaterials. ALTEX-Alternativen zu
Hogberg, H./Jachak, A. C./ Tierexperimenten 2011, 28(3), 236–241 
Jordan, W./Landsiedel, R./
Morris, J./Patri, A./Pounds, J. G./
Vizcaya Ruiz, A./Shvedova, A./
Tanguay, R./Tatarazako, N./
Van Vliet, E./Walker, N. J./
Wiesner, M./Wilcox, N./Zurlo, J.
Som, C./Wick, P./Krug, H./ Environmental and health effects of nanomaterials in nanotextiles and façade coatings.
Nowack, B. Environment International 2011, 37(6), 1131–1142 (joint paper) 
Thurnherr, T./Brandenberger, C./ A comparison of acute and long-term effects of industrial multiwalled carbon nanotubes on
Fischer, K./Diener, L./Manser, P./ human lung and immune cells in vitro. Toxicology letters 2011, 200(3), 176–186 (joint paper) 
Maeder-Althaus, X./Kaiser, J. P./
Krug, H. F./
Rothen-Rutishauser, B./Wick, P.
Wick, P./Clift, M. J. D./ A brief summary of carbon nanotubes science and technology: a health and safety perspective.
Rösslein, M./ ChemSusChem 2011, 4(7), 905–911 
Rothen-Rutishauser, B.
Wick, P./Klose, R./Krug, H. F. Nanopartikel: Trojanische Pferde – oder Alltagsgeschäft für den Körper? ASU protect:
das Magazin für Arbeitsschutzmanagement 2011,(2), 12–16
Protection and Anselme, K./Davidson, P./ Response to comment on «The interaction of cells and bacteria with surfaces structures at the
Physiology Popa, A. M./Giazzon, M./ nanoscale». Acta Biomaterialia 2011, 7(4), 1936–1937 
Liley, M./Ploux, L.
Bogerd, C. P./Rechsteiner, I./ The effect of two sock fabrics on physiological parameters associated with blister incidence:
Wüst, B./Rossi, R. M./ a laboratory study. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2011, 55(5), 510–518 (joint paper) 
Brühwiler, P. A.
Bogerd, C. P./Rossi, R. M./ Thermal perception of ventilation changes in full-face motorcycle helmets:
Brühwiler, P. A. subject and manikin study. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2011, 55(2), 192–201 
Chatterjee, S./Nüesch, F./ Comparing carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoplatelets as reinforcements in polyamide 12
Chu, B. T. T. composites. Nanotechnology 2011, 22(27), Article number 275714 (8 pp.) (joint paper) 
Chatterjee, S./Reifler, F. A./ Crystalline and tensile properties of carbon nanotube-filled polyamide-12 fibers meltspun by
Chu, B. T. T./Rossi, R./Hufenus, R. industry-related processes. International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science:
Conference Proceedings, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 11–13 October 2011, 2 pp. (joint paper)
Derler, S./Gerhardt, L. C. Tribology of skin: review and analysis of experimental results for the friction coefficient of human
skin. Tribology International 2011, Article in Press, 
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Protection and Gerhardt, L. C./Widdows, K. L./ The pro-angiogenic properties of multi-functional bioactive glass composite scaffolds.
Physiology Erol, M. M./Burch, C. W./ Biomaterials 2011, 32(17), 4096–4108 
Sanz-Herrera, J. A./Ochoa, I./
Stämpfli, R./Roqan, I. S./Gabe, S./
Ansari, T./Boccaccini, A. R.
Gruber, K./Rohr, C./Scherer, L. J./ A versatile fréchet-dendron compound unifies host-guest and templated heterogeneous selfMalarek, M. S./Constable, E. C./ assembly. Advanced Materials 2011, 23(19), 2195–2198 
Hermann, B. A.
Hollertz, R./Chatterjee, S./ Improvement of toughness and electrical properties of epoxy composites with carbon nanotubes
Gutmann, H./Geiger, T./ prepared by industrially relevant processes.
Nüesch, F./Chu, B. T. T. Nanotechnology 2011, 22(12), Article number 125702 (9 pp.) (joint paper) 
Hufenus, R./Scherer, L. J./ Developing base technologies for tomorrow's smart textiles.
Hegemann, D./Reifler, F. A./ 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju Island, Korea,
Gaan, S. 21–26 August 2011, 4 pp. (joint paper)
Popa, A. M./Eckert, R./Crespy D./ A new generation of ultralight thermochromic indicators based on temperature induced gas
Rupper P./Rossi, R. M. release. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 17392–17395 
Popa, A. M./Hu, L./Crespy, D./ Polyoxomolybdate-based selective membranes for chemical protection.
Henry, M./Rossi, R. M. Journal of Membrane Science 2011, 373(1–2), 196–201 
Rohr, C./Balbás Gambra, M./ Predicting the influence of a p2-symmetric substrate on molecular self-organization with an
Gruber, K./Höhl, C./ interaction-site model. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(6), 1800–1802 
Malarek, M. S./Scherer, L. J./
Constable, E. C./Franosch, T./
Hermann, B. A.
Rossi, R. M./Stämpfli, R./ Transplanar and in-plane wicking effects in sock materials under pressure.
Psikuta, A./Rechsteiner, I./ Textile Research Journal 2011, 81(15), 1549–1558 
Brühwiler, P. A.
Mobility, Energy and Environment
Air Pollution/ Barmpadimos, I./Hueglin, C./ Influence of meteorology on PM10 trends and variability in Switzerland from 1991 to 2008.
Environmental Technology Keller, J./Henne, S./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(4), 1813–1835 
Prévôt, A. S. H.
Barmpadimos, I./Nufer, M./ The weekly cycle of ambient concentrations and traffic emissions of coarse (PM10-PM2.5)
Oderbolz, D. C./Keller, J./ atmospheric particles.
Aksoyoglu, S./Hueglin, C./ Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(27), 4580–4590 
Baltensperger, U./Prévôt, A. S. H.
Boersma, K. F./Eskes, H. J./ An improved tropospheric NO2 column retrieval algorithm for the ozone monitoring instrument.
Dirksen, R. J./Van Der A, R. J./ Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2011, 4(9), 1905–1928 
Veefkind, J. P./Stammes, P./
Huijnen, V./Kleipool, Q. L./
Sneep, M./Claas, J./Leitão, J./
Richter, A./Zhou, Y./Brunner, D.
Bond S. W./Alvarez, R./ Hydrogen emissions to the atmosphere from industry and transportation,. In:
Reimann, S./Weilenmann, M./ Wokaun, A., Wilhelm, E. (Eds.) Transition to Hydrogen Pathways Towards Clean Transportation,
Buchmann, B. Cambridge University Press, 2011, 96–127
Bond, S. W./Gül, T./Reimann, S./ Emissions of anthropogenic hydrogen to the atmosphere during the potential transition to an
Buchmann, B./Wokaun, A. increasingly H2-intensive economy.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2011, 36(1), 1122–1135 
Bond, S. W./Vollmer, M. K./ Atmospheric molecular hydrogen (H2): observations at the high-altitude site Jungfraujoch,
Steinbacher, M./Henne, S./ Switzerland. Tellus, Series B 2011, 63(1), 64–76 
Reimann, S.
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Air Pollution/ Bukowiecki, N./Zieger, P./ Ground-based and airborne in-situ measurements of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic aerosol plume in
Environmental Technology Weingartner, E./Jurányi, Z./ Switzerland in spring 2010.
Gysel, M./Neininger, B./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(4), 10011–10030 (joint paper) 
Schneider, B./Hueglin, C./
Ulrich, A./Wichser, A./Henne, S./
Brunner, D./Kaegi, R./
Schwikowski, M./Tobler, L./
Wienhold, F. G./Engel, I./
Buchmann, B./Peter, T./
Baltensperger, U.
Collaud Coen, M./ Aerosol climatology and planetary boundary influence at the Jungfraujoch analyzed by synoptic
Weingartner, E./Furger, M./ weather types. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(12), 5931–5944 
Nyeki, S./Prévôt, A. S. H./
Steinbacher, M./Baltensperger, U.
Corazza, M./Bergamaschi, P./ Inverse modelling of European N2O emissions: assimilating observations from different networks.
Vermeulen, A. T./Aalto, T./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(5), 2381–2398 
Haszpra, L./Meinhardt, F./
O'Doherty, S./Thompson, R./
Moncrieff, J./Popa, E./
Steinbacher, M./Jordan, A./
Dlugokencky, E./Brühl, C./
Krol, M./Dentener, F.
Cui, J./Pandey Deolal, S./ Free tropospheric ozone changes over Europe as observed at Jungfraujoch (1990–2008):
Sprenger, M./Henne, S./ an analysis based on backward trajectories.
Staehelin, J./Steinbacher, M./ Journal of Geophysical Research D – Atmospheres 2011, 116(10), Article number
Nédélec, P. D10304 (14 pp.) 
Dils, B./Cui, J./Henne, S./ 1997–2007 CO trend at the high Alpine site Jungfraujoch: a comparison between NDIR surface in
Mahieu, E./Steinbacher, M./ situ and FTIR remote sensing observations.
De Mazière, M. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(13), 6735–6748 
Eidgenössische Kommission Sommersmog in der Schweiz: Stellungnahme der Eidgenössischen Kommission für Lufthygiene
für Lufthygiene (EKL). EKL, 2011, 39 S.
Emili, E./Lyapustin, A./Wang, Y./ High spatial resolution aerosol retrieval with MAIAC: Application to mountain regions.
Popp, C./Korkin, S./Zebisch, M./ J. Geophys. Res. 116(D23): D23211. 
Wunderle, S./Petitta, M.
Emili, E./Popp, C./Wunderle, S./ Mapping particulate matter in alpine regions with satellite and ground-based measurements:
Zebisch, M./Petitta, M. an exploratory study for data assimilation. Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(26), 4344–4353 
Gilardoni, S./Vignati, E./ Better constraints on sources of carbonaceous aerosols using a combined 14C – macro tracer
Cavalli, F./Putaud, J. P./ analysis in a European rural background site.
Larsen, B. R./Karl, M./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(12), 5685–5700 
Stenström, K./Genberg, J./
Henne, S./Dentener, F.
Giostra, U./Furlani, F./Arduini, J./ The determination of a «regional» atmospheric background mixing ratio for anthropogenic
Cava, D./Manning, A. J./ greenhouse gases:
O'Doherty, S. J./Reimann, S./ A comparison of two independent methods. Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(39), 7396–7405 
Maione, M.
Heeb, N. V./Zimmerli, Y./ Reactive nitrogen compounds (RNCs) in exhaust of advanced PM–NOx abatement technologies for
Czerwinski, J./Schmid, P./ future diesel applications.
Zennegg, M./Haag, R./Seiler, C./ Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(18), 3203–3209 (joint paper) 
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./
Honegger, P./Zeyer, K./
Emmenegger, L./Mosimann, T./
Kasper, M./Mayer, A.
Herich, H./Hueglin, C./ A 2.5 year's source apportionment study of black carbon from wood burning and fossil fuel
Buchmann, B. combustion at urban and rural sites in Switzerland.
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2011, 4(7), 1409–1420 
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Air Pollution/ Irie, H./Takashima, H./Kanaya, Y./ Eight-component retrievals from ground-based MAX-DOAS observations.
Environmental Technology Boersma, K. F./Gast, L./ Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2011, 4(6), 1027–1044 
Wittrock, F./Brunner, D./Zhou, Y./
Van Roozendael, M.
Kammer, A./Tuzson, B./ Application of a quantum cascade laser-based spectrometer in a closed chamber system for
Emmenegger, L./Knohl, A./ real-time δ13C and δ18O measurements of soil-respired CO2.
Mohn, J./Hagedorn, F. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2011, 151(1), 39–48 
Keck, M./Schmidlin, A./Zeyer, K./ Geruchskonzentration und -emission von Milchviehställen mit Laufhof.
Emmenegger, L./Schrade, S. Agrarforschung Schweiz 2011, 2(3), 114–119 
Keller, C. A./Brunner, D./ Evidence for under-reported western European emissions of the potent greenhouse gas HFC-23.
Henne, S./Vollmer, M. K./ Geophysical Research Letters 2011, 38(15), Article number L15808 (5 pp.) 
O'Doherty, S./Reimann, S.
Keller, C. A./Huwald, H./ Fiber optic distributed temperature sensing for the determination of the nocturnal atmospheric
Vollmer, M. K./Wenger, A./ boundary layer height.
Hill, M./Parlange, M. B./ Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2011, 4(2), 143–149 
Reimann, S.
Knote, C./Brunner, D./Vogel, H./ Towards an online-coupled chemistry-climate model: evaluation of trace gases and aerosols in
Allan, J./Asmi, A./Äijälä, M./ COSMO-ART.
Carbone, S./van der Gon, H. D./ Geosci. Model Dev. 4(4): 1077–1102. 
Jimenez, J. L./
Kiendler-Scharr, A./Mohr, C./
Poulain, L./Prévôt, A. S. H./
Swietlicki, E./Vogel, B.
Lin, J. C./Brunner, D./Gerbig, C. Studying atmospheric transport through lagrangian models.
Eos, transactions 2011, 92(21), 177–179
Lorenz, C./Hagendorfer, H./ Nanosized aerosols from consumer sprays: experimental analysis and exposure modeling for four
von Goetz, N./Kaegi, R./ commercial products.
Gehrig, R./Ulrich, A./ Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(8), 3377–3391 (joint paper) 
Scheringer, M./Hungerbühler, K.
Montzka, S. A./Reimann, S. Ozone-Depleting substances (ODSs) and related chemicals. In: Anonymous Scientific assessment
of Ozone depletion: 2010, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project–Report No. 52, WMO, G
Geneva, 2011, 1-108
Piters, A. J. M./Buchmann, B./ Data quality and validation of satellite measurements of tropospheric composition.
Brunner, D./Cohen, R. C./ In: Burrows, J. P., Platt, U., Borell, P. (Eds.), The remote sensing of tropospheric composition
Lambert, J. C./de Leeuw, G./ from space, Physics of earth and space environments, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2011, 315–364
Stammes, P./Van Weele, M./
Wittrock, F.
Popp, C./Wang, P./Brunner, D./ MERIS albedo climatology for FRESCO+ O2 A-band cloud retrieval.
Stammes, P./Zhou, Y./ Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2011, 4(3), 463–483 
Grzegorski, M.
Reche, C./Querol, X./Alastuey, A./ New considerations for PM, Black Carbon and particle number concentration for air quality
Viana, M./Pey, J./Moreno, T./ monitoring across different European cities.
Rodríguez, S./González, Y./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(13), 6207–6227 
Fernández-Camacho, R./
De La Campa, A. M. S./
De La Rosa, J./Dall'Osto, M./
Prévôt, A. S. H./Hueglin, C./
Harrison, R. M./Quincey, P.
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Air Pollution/ Richard, A./Gianini, M. F. D./ Source apportionment of size and time resolved trace elements and organic aerosols from an
Environmental Technology Mohr, C./Furger, M./ urban courtyard site in Switzerland.
Bukowiecki, N./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(17), 8945–8963 
Minguillón, M. C./Lienemann, P./
Flechsig, U./Appel, K./
DeCarlo, P. F./Heringa, M. F./
Chirico, R./Baltensperger, U./
Prévôt, A. S. H.
Schnadt Poberaj, C./ Missing stratospheric ozone decrease at southern hemisphere middle latitudes after Mt. Pinatubo:
Staehelin, J./Brunner, D. A dynamical perspective. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 2011, 68(9), 1922–1945 
Schrade, S./Keck, M./Zeyer, K./ Haltungssysteme und Messkonzept für Ammoniakemissionen bei freier Lüftung.
Emmenegger, L. Agrarforschung Schweiz 2011, 2(4), 170–175 
Schrade, S./Zeyer, K./ Ammoniak-Emissionen von Milchviehlaufställen mit Laufhof:
Emmenegger, L. Im Winter weniger Verluste. 745, Ettenhausen, 2011, 12 pp.
Stohl, A./Prata, A. J./Eckhardt, S./ Determination of time- and height-resolved volcanic ash emissions and their use for quantitative
Clarisse, L./Durant, A./Henne, S./ ash dispersion modeling:
Kristiansen, N. I./Minikin, A./ the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(9), 4333–4351 
Schumann, U./Seibert, P./
Stebel, K./Thomas, H. E./
Thorsteinsson, T./Tørseth, K./
Weinzierl, B.
Tuzson, B./Henne, S./Brunner, D./ Continuous isotopic composition measurements of tropospheric CO2 at Jungfraujoch (3580 m
Steinbacher, M./Mohn, J./ a.s.l.), Switzerland: real-time observation of regional pollution events.
Buchmann, B./Emmenegger, L. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(4), 1685–1696 
Uglietti, C./Leuenberger, M./ European source and sink areas of CO2 retrieved from Lagrangian transport model interpretation of
Brunner, D. combined O2 and CO2 measurements at the high alpine research station Jungfraujoch.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(15), 8017–8036 
Vollmer, M. K./Miller, B. R./ Atmospheric histories and global emissions of the anthropogenic hydrofluorocarbons HFC-365mfc,
Rigby, M./Reimann, S./Mühle, J./ HFC-245fa, HFC-227ea, and HFC-236fa.
Krummel, P. B./O'Doherty, S./ Journal of Geophysical Research D – Atmospheres 2011, 116(8), Article number D08304 (16 pp.) 
Kim, J./Rhee, T. S./Weiss, R. F./
Fraser, P. J./Simmonds, P. G./
Salameh, P. K./Harth, C. M./
Wang, R. H. J./Steele, L. P./
Young, D./Lunder, C. R./
Hermansen, O./Ivy, D./Arnold, T./
Schmidbauer, N./Kim, K. R./
Greally, B. R./Hill, M./Leist, M./
Wenger, A./Prinn, R. G.
Weingartner, E./Burtscher, H./ Semi-continuous mass measurement. In: Kulkarni, P., Baron, P. A., Willeke, K. (Eds.), Aerosol
Hüglin, C./Ehara, K. measurement: principles, techniques, and applications, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2011, 255–268
Yver, C. E./Pison, aI. C./ A new estimation of the recent tropospheric molecular hydrogen budget using atmospheric
Fortems-Cheiney, A./ observations and variational inversion.
Schmidt, M./Chevallier, F./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(7), 3375–3392 
Ramonet, M./Jordan, A./
Søvde, O. A./Engel, A./
Fisher, R. E./Lowry, D./
Nisbet, E. G./Levin, I./
Hammer, S./Necki, J./Bartyzel, J./
Reimann, S./Vollmer, M. K./
Steinbacher, M./Aalto, T./
Maione, M./Arduini, J./
O'Doherty, S./Grant, A./
Sturges, W. T./Forster, G. L./
Lunder, C. R./Privalov, V./
Paramonova, N./Werner, A./
Bousquet, P.
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Air Pollution/ Zhang, F./Zhou, L. X./ Evaluation of in situ measurements of atmospheric carbon monoxide at Mount Waliguan, China.
Environmental Technology Novelli, P. C./Worthy, D. E. J./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(11), 5195–5206 
Zellweger, C./Klausen, J./
Ernst, M./Steinbacher, M./
Cai, Y. X./Xu, L./Fang, S. X./
Yao, B.
Analytical Chemistry Bogdal, C./Bucheli, T. D./ Contrasting temporal trends and relationships of total organic carbon, black carbon, and polycyclic
Agarwal, T./Anselmetti, F. S./ aromatic hydrocarbons in rural low-altitude and remote high-altitude lakes.
Blum, F./Hungerbühler, K./ Journal of Environmental Monitoring 2011, 13(5), 1316–1326 
Kohler, M./Schmid, P./
Scheringer, M./Sobek, A.
Bogdal, C./Schmid, P./ Gletscher als Speicher und Quellen von langlebigen Schadstoffen.
Blüthgen, N./Anselmetti, F. S. KW Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft 2011, 4(2), 80–84
Bukowiecki, N./Zieger, P./ Ground-based and airborne in-situ measurements of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic aerosol plume in
Weingartner, E./Jurányi, Z./ Switzerland in spring 2010.
Gysel, M./Neininger, B./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2011, 11(4), 10011–10030 (joint paper) 
Schneider, B./Hueglin, C./
Ulrich, A./Wichser, A./Henne, S./
Brunner, D./Kaegi, R./
Schwikowski, M./Tobler, L./
Wienhold, F. G./Engel, I./
Buchmann, B./Peter, T./
Baltensperger, U.
Bukowiecki, N./Zieger, P./ Ground-based and airborne in-situ measurements of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic aerosol plume in
Weingartner, E./Jurányi, Z./ Switzerland in spring 2010.
Gysel, M./Neininger, B./ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions 2011, 11(4), 10011–10030 (joint paper)
Schneider, B./Hueglin, C./
Ulrich, A./Wichser, A./Henne, S./
Brunner, D./Kaegi, R./
Schwikowski, M./Tobler, L./
Wienhold, F. G./Engel, I./
Buchmann, B./Peter, T./
Baltensperger, U.
Burkhardt, M./Zuleeg, S./ Leaching of additives from construction materials to urban storm water runoff.
Vonbank, R./Schmid, P./Hean, S./ Water Science & Technology 2011, 63(9), 1974–1982 (joint paper) 
Lamani, X./Bester, K./Boller, M.
Cattin, F./Guénette-Beck, B./ Provenance of Early Bronze Age metal artefacts in Western Switzerland using elemental and lead
Curdy, P./Meisser, N./ isotopic compositions and their possible relation with copper minerals of the nearby Valais.
Ansermet, S./Hofmann, B./ Journal of Archaeological Science 2011, 38(6), 1221–1233 
Kündig, R./Hubert, V./Wörle, M./
Hametner, K./Günther, D./
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./
Villa, I. M./Besse, M.
Czerwinski, J./Zimmerli, Y./ Diesel emission with DPF+SCR in VERTdePN: testing & potentials. SAE 2011 World Congress and
Mayer, A./Heeb, N./D'Urbano, G. Exhibition – Diesel Exhaust Emission Control, 2011, Detroit Mi., USA, April 12, 2011, Paper number
2011–01-1139
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B./ Iron in carbonate containing AFm phases.
Le Saoût, G./Renaudin, G./ Cement and Concrete Research 2011, 41(3), 311–323 (joint paper) 
Mesbah, A./Filinchuk, Y./
Wichser, A./Wieland, E.
Figi, R./Nagel, O./ A tough nut to crack: quantitative analysis of heavy metals in automotive brake linings.
Tuchschmid, M./Lienemann, P./ Chimia 2011, 65(4), 275 (joint paper) 
Gfeller, U./Bukowiecki, N.
Gruskovnjak, A./Lothenbach, B./ Quantification of hydration phases in supersulfated cements: review and new approaches.
Winnefeld, F./Münch, B./Figi, R./ Advances in Cement Research 2011, 23(6), 265–275 (joint paper) 
Ko, S. C./Mäder, U.
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Analytical Chemistry Hagendorfer, H./Kaegi, R./ Application of an asymmetric flow field flow fractionation multi-detector approach for metallic
Traber, J./Mertens, S./ engineered nanoparticle characterization – Prospects and limitations demonstrated on Au
Scherrer, R./Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. nanoparticles, Analytica Chimica Acta 706 (2011) 367 – 378 
Heeb, N. V./Graf, H./ Crystal structure of δ-isobutoxypentabromo-cyclododecanes, kinetics and selectivity of their
Schweizer, B. W./Heeb, M./ isomerization during thermal treatment of flame-proofed polystyrenes.
Lienemann, P. Chemosphere 2011, 83(11), 1568–1574 
Heeb, N. V./Zimmerli, Y./ Reactive nitrogen compounds (RNCs) in exhaust of advanced PM–NOx abatement technologies for
Czerwinski, J./Schmid, P./ future diesel applications.
Zennegg, M./Haag, R./Seiler, C./ Atmospheric Environment 2011, 45(18), 3203–3209 (joint paper) 
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./
Honegger, P./Zeyer, K./
Emmenegger, L./Mosimann, T./
Kasper, M./Mayer, A.
Jakšić, Z./Vuković, S. M./ Nanomembrane-based plasmonics.
Buha, J./Matovic, J. Journal of Nanophotonics 2011, 5(1), Article number 051818 (20 pp.) 
Kaegi, R./Voegelin, A./Sinnet, B./ Behavior of metallic silver nanoparticles in a pilot wastewater treatment plant.
Zuleeg, S./Hagendorfer, H./ Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(9), 3902–3908 
Burkhardt, M./Siegrist, H.
Krystek, P./Ulrich, A./ Application of plasma spectrometry for the analysis of engineered nanoparticles in suspensions
Garcia, C. C./Manohar, S./ and products.
Ritsema, R. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2011, 26(9), 1701–1721 
Ling, T. Y./Wang, J./Pui, D. Y. H. Measurement of filtration efficiency of Nuclepore filters challenged with polystyrene latex
nanoparticles: experiments and modeling.
Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(10), 5415–5424 
Liu, J./Pui, D. Y. H./Wang, J. Removal of airborne nanoparticles by membrane coated filters.
Science of The Total Environment 2011, 409(22), 4868–4874 
Lorenz, C./Hagendorfer, H./ Nanosized aerosols from consumer sprays: experimental analysis and exposure modeling for four
von Goetz, N./Kaegi, R./ commercial products.
Gehrig, R./Ulrich, A./ Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(8), 3377–3391 (joint paper) 
Scheringer, M./Hungerbühler, K.
Loser, R./Piskoty, G./Al-Badri, A./ Investigation into the mechanisms leading to explosion of pétanque balls.
Tuchschmid, M./Schmid, P./ Engineering Failure Analysis 2011, 18(2), 633–648 (joint paper) 
Leemann, A.
Mueller, C./Spiess, N./ Quantifying Diffuse and Point Inputs of Perfluoroalkyl Acids in a Nonindustrial River Catchment,
Gerecke, A./Scheringer, M./ Environ. Sci. Technol. 2011, 45, 9901–9909 
Hungerbuehler, K.
Müller, C. E./De Silva, A. O./ Biomagnification of perfluorinated compounds in a remote terrestrial food chain:
Small, J./Williamson, M./ Lichen-Caribou-Wolf. Environmental Science and Technology 2011, 45(20), 8665–8673 
Wang, X./Morris, A./Katz, S./
Gamberg, M./Muir, D. C. G.
Müller, C. E./Gerecke, A. C./ Identification of perfluoroalkyl acid sources in Swiss surface waters with the help of the artificial
Alder, A. C./Scheringer, M./ sweetener acesulfame.
Hungerbühler, K. Environmental Pollution 2011, 159(5), 1419–1426 
Nurk, G./Holtappels, P./Figi, R./ A versatile salt evaporation reactor system for SOFC operando studies on anode contamination and
Wochele, J./Wellinger, M./ degradation with impedance spectroscopy.
Braun, A./Graule, T. J. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(6), 3134–3140 (joint paper) 
Schmid, P./Bogdal, C./ The missing piece: sediment records in remote mountain lakes confirm glaciers being secondary
Blüthgen, N./Anselmetti, F. S./ sources of persistent organic pollutants.
Zwyssig, A./Hungerbühler, K. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(1), 203–208 
Shin, W. G./Mulholland, G. W./ Estimates of non-ideal effects on the friction coefficient of agglomerates.
Kim, S. C./Wang, J./ Aerosol and Air Quality Research 2011, 11(4), 369–375 
Scheckman, J./Pui, D. Y. H.
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Analytical Chemistry Sun, H./Gerecke, A. C./Giger, W./ Long-chain perfluorinated chemicals in digested sewage sludges in Switzerland.
Alder, A. C. Environmental Pollution 2011, 159(21–22), 654–662 
Ulrich, A./Ott, N./ Investigation of corrosion behavior of biodegradable magnesium alloys using an online-micro-flow
Tournier-Fillon, A./Homazava, N./ capillary flow injection inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry setup with electrochemical
Schmutz, P. control. Spectrochimica Acta: Part B 2011, 66(7), 536–545 (joint paper) 
Ura-Binczyk, E./Homazava, N./ Passivation of Al-Cr-Fe and Al-Cu-Fe-Cr complex metallic alloys in 1 M H2SO4 and 1 M NaOH
Ulrich, A./Hauert, R./ solutions. Corrosion Science 2011, 53(5), 1825–1837 (joint paper) 
Lewandowska, M./
Kurzydlowski, K. J./Schmutz, P.
Wang, J./Asbach, C./Fissan, H./ How can nanobiotechnology oversight advance science and industry: examples from
Hülser, T./Kuhlbusch, T. A. J./ environmental, health, and safety studies of nanoparticles (nano-EHS).
Thompson, D./Pui, D. Y. H. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(4), 1373–1387 
Wang, J./Kim, S. C./Pui, D. Y. H. Carbon nanotube penetration through a screen filter: numerical modeling and comparison with
experiments. Aerosol Science and Technology 2011, 45(3), 443–452 
Wang, J./Kim, S. C./Pui, D. Y. H. Measurement of multi-wall carbon nanotube penetration through a screen filter and single-fiber
analysis. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2011, 13(10), 4565–4573 
Wang, J./Pui, D. Y. H. Characterization, exposure measurement and control for nanoscale particles in workplaces and on
the road. International Conference on Safe Production and Use of Nanomaterials (Nanosafe 2010),
Grenoble, France, 16–18 November 2010, Article number 012008 (13 pp.)
Wang, J./Pui, D. Y. H./Haep, S./ Data analysis of agglomerate filtration measurements for polydisperse diesel challenging aerosols.
Fissan, H. FILTECH 2011, Wiesbaden, Germany, 22–24 March 2011, II-41-II-47
Zennegg, M./Schmid, P. Belastung von Fischen in Schweizer Gewässern mit PCB und Dioxinen.
Oekoskop: Fachzeitschrift der Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Umweltschutz 2011, 3, 14–17
Hydrogen and Energy Bevan, A. I./Züttel, A./Book, D./ Performance of a metal hydride store on the «Ross Barlow” hydrogen powered canal boat.
Harris, I. R. Faraday Discussions 2011, 151, 353–367 
Bielmann, M./Vogt, U. F./ Seasonal energy storage system based on hydrogen for self sufficient living.
Zimmermann, M./Züttel, A. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(8), 4054–4060 (joint paper) 
Borgschulte, A./Callini, E./ Impurity gas analysis of the decomposition of complex hydrides.
Probst, B./Jain, A./Kato, S./ Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(34), 17220–17226 
Friedrichs, O./Remhof, A./
Bielmann, M./Ramirez-Cuesta, J./
Züttel, A.
Borgschulte, A./Gremaud, R./ Experimental evidence of librational vibrations determining the stability of calcium borohydride.
Züttel, A./Martelli, P./Remhof, A./ Physical Review B 2011, 83(2), Article number 024102 (6 pp.) 
Ramirez-Cuesta, A. J./Refson, K./
Bardají, E. G./Lohstroh, W./
Fichtner, M./Hagemann, H./
Ernst, M.
Borgschulte, A./Jain, A./ Mobility and dynamics in the complex hydrides LiAlH4 and LiBH4.
Ramirez-Cuesta, A. J./ Faraday Discussions 2011, 151, 213–230 
Martelli, P./Remhof, A./
Friedrichs, O./Gremaud, R./
Züttel, A.
Buchter, F./Łodziana, Z./ Experimental charge density of LiBD4 from maximum entropy method.
Remhof, A./Mauron, P./ Physical Review B 2011, 83(6), Article number 064107 (9 pp.) 
Friedrichs, O./Borgschulte, A./
Züttel, A./Filinchuk, Y./
Palatinus, L.
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Hydrogen and Energy Churchard, A. J./Banach, E./ A multifaceted approach to hydrogen storage.
Borgschulte, A./Caputo, R./ Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2011, 13, 16955–16972 
Chen, J. C./Clary, D./
Fijalkowski, K. J./Geerlings, H./
Genova, R. V./Grochala, W./
Jarón, T./Juanes-Marcos, J. C./
Kasemo, B./Kroes, G. J./
Ljubić, I./Naujoks, N./
Nørskov, J. K./Olsen, R. A./
Pendolino, F./Remhof, A./
Románszki, L./Tekin, A./
Vegge, T./Zäch, M./Züttel, A.
Fernández, A./Deprez, E./ A comparative study of the role of additive in the MgH2 vs. the LiBH4-MgH2 hydrogen storage
Friedrichs, O. system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2011, 36(6), 3932–3940 
Gremaud, R./Borgschulte, A./ Synthesis mechanism of alkali borohydrides by heterolytic diborane splitting.
Friedrichs, O./Züttel, A. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(5), 2489–2496 
Holzer, L./Iwanschitz, B./ Microstructure degradation of cermet anodes for solid oxide fuel cells: quantification of nickel
Hocker, Th./Münch, B./ grain growth in dry and in humid atmospheres.
Prestat, M./Wiedenmann, D./ Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196(3), 1279–1294 (joint paper) 
Vogt, U./Holtappels, P./Sfeir, J./
Mai, A./Graule, T. J.
Li, H. W./Yan, Y./Orimo, S. I./ Recent progress in metal borohydrides for hydrogen storage.
Züttel, A./Jensen, C. M. Energies 2011, 4(1), 185–214 
Martelli, P./Remhof, A./ Rotational motion in LiBH4/LiI solid solutions.
Borgschulte, A./Ackermann, R./ Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2011, 115(21), 5329-5334 
Strässle, T./Embs, J. P./Ernst, M./
Matsuo, M./Orimo, S. I./Züttel, A.
Mauron, P./Bielmann, M./ High-pressure and high-temperature x-ray diffraction cell for combined pressure, composition, and
Remhof, A./Züttel, A. temperature measurements of hydrides.
Review of Scientific Instruments 2011, 82(6), Article number 065108 (7 pp.) 
Rongeat, C./Lindemann, I./ Effect of the presence of chlorides on the synthesis and decomposition of Ca(BH4)2.
Borgschulte, A./Schultz, L./ International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2011, 36(1), 247–253 
Gutfleisch, O.
Schlapbach, L./Züttel, A. Hydrogen-storage materials for mobile applications. In: Dusastre, V. (Ed.), Materials for
sustainable energy: a collection of peer-reviewed research and review articles from Nature
Publishing Group, World Scientific Publishing; NPG, 2011, 265–270
Van Setten, M. J./Gremaud, R./ Optical response of the sodium alanate system: GW0-BSE calculations and thin film measureBrocks, G./Dam, B./Kresse, G./ ments. Physical Review B 2011, 83(3), Article number 035422 (6 pp.) 
De Wijs, G. A.
Vargová, M./Plesch, G./ TiO2 thick films supported on reticulated macroporous Al2O3 foams and their photoactivity in
Vogt, U. F./Zahoran, M./ phenol mineralization.
Gorbár, M./Jesenák, K. Applied Surface Science 2011, 257(10), 4678–4684 
Yan, Y./Li, H. W./Maekawa, H./ Formation of intermediate compound Li2B12H 12 during the dehydrogenation process of the
Miwa, K./Towata, S./Orimo, S. I. LiBH4- MgH2 system. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(39), 19419–19423 
Zhou, Y./Matsuo, M./Miura, Y./ Enhanced electrical conductivities of complex hydrides Li2(BH4)(NH2) and Li4(BH4)(NH2)3 by
Takamura, H./Maekawa, H./ melting. Materials Transactions 2011, 52(4), 654–657 
Remhof, A./Borgschulte, A./
Züttel, A./Otomo, T./Orimo, S. I.
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Internal Combustion Bach, C./ Ceramic foam catalyst substrates for diesel oxidation catalysts: pollutant conversion and
Engines Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. operational issues. 10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles (ICE2011), Capri, Italy,
11–15 September 2011, SAE Paper number 2011-24-0179 (11 pp.)
Bach, C./Winkler, A. Katalysatoren für Erdgasfahrzeuge: Optimierung der Abgasnachbehandlung.
GWA Gas, Wasser, Abwasser 2011, 91(2), 91–96
Bach, Ch./Soltic, P. CO2 reduction and cost efficiency potential of natural gas hybrid passenger cars.
10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles (ICE2011), Capri, Italy, 11–15 September 2011,
SAE Paper number 2011-24-0110 (10 pp.)
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ Soot layer degradation during regeneration of diesel particulate filters.
Liati, A./Schreiber, D. 11. Internationales Stuttgarter Symposium «Automobil- und Motorentechnik», Stuttgart, Germany,
22–23 February 2011, 47–56
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ Active regeneration characteristics in diesel particulate filters (DPFs).
Schreiber, D./Liati, A. 10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles (ICE2011), Capri, Italy, 11–15 September 2011,
SAE Paper number 2011-24-0185 (11 pp.)
Eyssler, A./Winkler, A./ Influence of thermally induced structural changes of 2 wt% Pd/LaFeO3 on methane combustion
Mandaliev, P./Hug, P./ activity. Applied Catalysis B 2011, 106(3-4), 494–502 (joint paper) 
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Liati, A./ Comparative studies of particles deposited in diesel particulate filters operating with biofuel, diesel
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ fuel and fuel blends. 1
Czerwinski, J./Bonsack, P./ 0th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles (ICE2011), Capri, Italy, 11–15 September 2011,
Hermle, S. SAE Paper number 2011-24-0102 (7 pp.)
Liati, A./ Investigation of diesel ash particulate matter: a scanning electron microscope and transmission
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ electron microscope study.
Müller Gubler, E./Schreiber, D./ Atmospheric Environment 2011, Article in Press 
Aguirre, M.
Liati, A./Gebauer, D./ Geochronology of the alpine UHP Rhodope zone: a review of isotopic ages and constraints on the
Fanning, C. M. geodynamic evolution. In: Dobrzhinetskaya, L. F., Wali Faryad, S., Wallis, S., Cutbert, S. (Eds.),
Ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism: 25 years after the discovery of coesite and diamond, Elsevier,
011, 295–324
Mayer, R. M./Poulikakos, L. D./ Reducing the environmental impact of road and rail vehicles.
Lees, A. R./Heutschi, K./ Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2012, 32 (1), 25–32 
Kalivoda, M. T./Soltic, P.
Schreiber, D./Weimer, S./ Swiss contribution to the Heavy-Duty Particle Measurement Programme (HD-PMP).
Bach, C./Berger, H./Gasser, T./ Empa Report Nr. 205'966, Forschungsbericht ASTRA 1296, 2010, 55pp.
D'Urbano, G./Minger, J./
Schlatter, J.
Soltic, P./Bach, C. Erdgasfahrzeuge und Erdgas-Hybridfahrzeuge als wirtschaftlicher Ansatz zu deutlicher CO2Reduktion in der Mittelklasse. Energie-, Wasser-Praxis :Fachzeitschrift für die Energie- und
Wasser-Praxis; Organ des DVGW Deutsche Vereinigung des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V. 2011,
62(9), 62–66
Thurnheer, T./Edenhauser, D./ Experimental investigation on different injection strategies in a heavy-duty diesel engine:
Soltic, P./Schreiber, D./ emissions and loss analysis. Energy Conversion and Management 2011, 52(1), 457–467 
Kirchen, P./Sankowski, A.
Thurnheer, T./Soltic, P. The polytropic volume method to detect engine events based on the measured cylinder pressure.
Control Engineering Practice, online 
Trottmann, M./Weidenkaff, A./ Demonstration of high temperature thermoelectric waste heat recovery from exhaust gases of a
Populoh, S./Brunko, O./ combustion engine. In: Jänsch, D. (Ed.), Thermoelectrics goes automotive, Expert Verlag, 2011,
Veziridis, A./Bach, C./Cabalzar, U. 92–99 (joint paper)
Weilenmann, M. Aspects of highly transient catalyst simulation.
Catalysis Today 2011, Article in Press, 
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Solid State Chemistry Veziridis, A./Tomeš, P./ Mit Toms Wärmeenergie umwandeln.
and Catalysis Brunko, O./Weidenkaff, A. E&E Kompendium 2012, publish-industry Verlag, 2011, 89–92.
Veziridis, A./Cabalzar, U./ Aus Abgasen Energie gewinnen.
Trottmann, M./Weidenkaff, A. E&E Kompendium 2012, publish-industry Verlag, 2011, 100–102.
Barth, J./Fecher, G. H./Balke, B./ Anomalous transport properties of the half-metallic ferromagnets Co2TiSi, Co2TiGe and Co2TiSn.
Graf, T./Shkabko, A./ Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 2011, 369(1951), 3588–3601 
Weidenkaff, A./Klaer, P./
Kallmayer, M./Elmers, H. J./
Yoshikawa, H./Ueda, S./
Kobayashi, K./Felser, C.
Ceresara, S./Codecasa, M./ Thermoelectric properties of in situ formed Bi0.85Sb0.15/Bi-rich particles composite.
Passaretti, F./Tomeš, P./ Journal of Electronic Materials 2011, 40(5), 557–560 
Weidenkaff, A./Fanciulli, C.
Chen, Q./Braun, A./Yoon, S./ Effect of lattice volume and compressive strain on the conductivity of BaCeY-oxide ceramic proton
Bagdassarov, N./Graule, T. J. conductors. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(14), 2657–2661 (joint paper) 
Chiarello, G. L./Ferri, D./Selli, E. Effect of the CH3OH/H2O ratio on the mechanism of the gas-phase photocatalytic reforming of
methanol on noble metal-modified TiO2. Journal of Catalysis 2011, 280(2), 168–177 
Eyssler, A./Kleymenov, E./ Improvement of catalytic activity of LaFe0.95Pd0.05O3 for methane oxidation under transient
Kupferschmid, A./ conditions. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115(4), 1231–1239 (joint paper) 
Nachtegaal, M./
Santhosh Kumar, M./Hug, P./
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Eyssler, A./Winkler, A./ Influence of thermally induced structural changes of 2 wt% Pd/LaFeO3 on methane combustion
Mandaliev, P./Hug, P./ activity. Applied Catalysis B 2011, 106(3–4), 494–502 (joint paper) 
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Eyssler, A. The State of Palladium in Pd-substituted Perovskite-like oxides and ist influence on methane
oxidation activity
Ferri, D./Newton, M. A./ Modulation excitation X-ray absorption spectroscopy to probe surface species on heterogeneous
Nachtegaal, M. catalysts. Topics in Catalysis 2011, 54(16–18), 1070–1078 
Figi, R./Nagel, O./ A tough nut to crack: quantitative analysis of heavy metals in automotive brake linings.
Tuchschmid, M./Lienemann, P./ Chimia 2011, 65(4), 275 (joint paper) 
Gfeller, U./Bukowiecki, N.
Jeong, I. K./Ahn, J. S./Kim, B. G./ Short- and medium-range structure of multiferroic Pb(Fe1/2Nb1/2)O3 studied using neutron total
Yoon, S./Singh, S. P./Pandey, D. scattering analysis. Physical Review B 2011, 83(6), Article number 064108 (5 pp.) 
Karageorgakis, N. I./Heel, A./ Properties of flame sprayed Ce0.8Gd0.2O1.9-δ electrolyte thin films.
Rupp, J. L. M./Aguirre, M. H./ Advanced Functional Materials 2011, 21(3), 532–539 (joint paper) 
Graule, T. J./Gauckler, L. J.
Karvonen, L. Oxygen Non-Stoichiometry, Ordering and Mobility in SrCoO3-δ Perovskite
Karvonen, L./Tomes, P./ Thermoelectric Performance of Perovskite-type Oxide Materials, Materials Matters 6 (2011) 92. 
Weidenkaff, A.
Karvonen, L./Yoon, S./Hug, P./ The n = 3 member of the SrCoO(3n - 1)/n series of layered oxygen-defect perovskites.
Yamauchi, H./Weidenkaff, A./ Materials Research Bulletin 2011, 46(9), 1340–1345 
Karppinen, M.
Kydd, R./Ferri, D./Hug, P./ Temperature-induced evolution of reaction sites and mechanisms during preferential oxidation of
Scott, J./Teoh, W. Y./Amal, R. CO. Journal of Catalysis 2011, 277(1), 64–71 
Kylberg, W./Sonar, P./Heier, J./ Synthesis, thin-film morphology, and comparative study of bulk and bilayer heterojunction organic
Tisserant, J. N./Müller, C./ photovoltaic devices using soluble diketopyrrolopyrrole molecules.
Nüesch, F./Chen, Z. K./ Energy & Environmental Science 2011, 4(9), 3617–3624 (joint paper) 
Dodabalapur, A./Yoon, S./
Hany, R.
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Solid State Chemistry Maegli, A./Yoon, S./Otal, E. H./ Perovskite-type SrTi1-xNbx(O,N)3 compounds: synthesis, crystal structure and optical properties.
and Catalysis Karvonen, L./Mandaliev, P./ Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2011, 184(4), 929–936 
Weidenkaff, A.
Marozau, I./Shkabko, A./ Pulsed laser deposition and characterisation of perovskite-type LaTiO3−xNx thin films.
Döbeli, M./Lippert, T./ Acta materialia 2011, 59(19), 7145–7154 
Mallepell, M./Schneider, C. W./
Weidenkaff, A./Wokaun, A.
Matam, S. K./Korsak, O./ Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity
Bocher, L./Logvinovich, D./ studies of supported metal oxide catalysts.
Hug, P./Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D. Topics in Catalysis 2011, 54(16–18), 1213–1218 
Matam, S. K. Studies on the additive-based damage mechanism of three-way catalytic converters and influence
on the catalytic activity
Mayer, A. C. R./Czerwinski, J./ DPF systems for high sulfur fuels. SAE 2011 World Congress and Exhibition – Diesel Exhaust
Bonsack, P./Karvonen, L./ Emission Control, 2011, Detroit Mi., USA, April 12, 2011, Paper number 2011-01-0605
Xian, L./Mooney, J.
Mertens, S. F. L./Vollmer, C./ «Ligand-free» cluster quantized charging in an ionic liquid.
Held, A./Aguirre, M. H./ Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 2011, 50(41), 9735–9738 
Walter, M./Janiak, C./
Wandlowski, T.
Mondelli, C./Ferri, D./ Redox properties of supported copper catalysts studied in liquid and gas phase by in situ ATR-IR
Grunwaldt, J. D./Ravasio, N./ and XAS. Catalysis Today 2011, 178(1), 124–131 
Baiker, A.
Moser, D./Karvonen, L./ Influence of the oxygen content on thermoelectric properties of Ca3−xBixCo4O9+δ system.
Populoh, S./Trottmann, M./ Solid State Sciences 2011, 13(12), 2160–2164 
Weidenkaff, A.
Otal, E. H./Yoon, S./ Metastability of heavy lanthanides in the ZnO wurtzite structure.
Aguirre, M. H./Weidenkaff, A. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2011, 509(Suppl. 1), S364–S366 
Penkała, B. Lanthanum titanium oxynitrides as photocatalysts for water splitting.
Master, Poznan University of Technology; Empa Dübendorf, Poznan, Poland, 2011, 100 pp.
Populoh, S./Auban-Senzier, P./ The power factor of Cr-doped V2O3 near the Mott transition.
Wzietek, P./Pasquier, C. R. Applied Physics Letters 2011, 99(17), Article number 171902 (3 pp.) 
Populoh, S./Trottmann, M./ Nanostructured Nb-substituted CaMnO3 n-type thermoelectric material prepared in a continuous
Aguirre, M. H./Weidenkaff, A. process by ultrasonic spray combustion. Journal of Materials Research 2011, 26(15), 1947–1952 
Populoh, S./Wzietek, P./ Lattice softening effects at the Mott critical point of Cr-doped V₂O₃.
Gohier, R./Metcalf, P. Physical Review B 2011, 84(7), Article number 075158 (5 pp.) 
Riegg, S./Krause, H./ Studies on the Cu oxidation states of LnCu3RuxTi4-xO12 (Ln = La, Pr, Nd) by Cu-K-edge XANES.
Karvonen, L./Weidenkaff, A./ 2011
Ebbinghaus, S. G.
Riegg, S./Krause, H./Yoon, S./ Investigation of the Mn- and Ru-Valence in La2Ru1-xMnxO5 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.25) using XANES
Weidenkaff, A./Ebbinghaus, S. G.
Sagarna, L. XNiSn (X=Ti, Zr, Hf) Half-Heusler Compounds: Structural Analysis and Thermoelectric Properties
Shafeie, S./Grins, J./ Phase formation, crystal structures and magnetic properties of perovskite-type phases in the
Istomin, S. Y./Karvonen, L./ system La₂Co1+z(MgxTi1-x)1-zO6. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2011, 184(1), 177–190 
Chen, S. A./Chen, T. H./
Chen, J. M./Weidenkaff, A./
Karppinen, M./Sirtl, T./
Svensson, G.
Studer, N. USC synthesis of CaMn0.98Nb0.02O3: thermoelectric generator measurement setup.
Internship report. Internship report, Empa Dübendorf, 2011, 39 pp.
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Solid State Chemistry Süess, B. Placement report (ZHAW) Preparation of Polycrystalline CaMn0.98Nb0.02O3-δ, Oxide Single Crystal
and Catalysis Growth through Floating Zone Method, Building Thermoelectric Oxide Modules (4, 20 & 34-leg),
Analysis of Sample Porosity using Light Microscopy, Particle Size (Ball Milling Experiment)
Suter, C./Tomeš, P./ A solar cavity-receiver packed with an array of thermoelectric converter modules.
Weidenkaff, A./Steinfeld, A. Solar Energy 2011, 85(7), 1511–1518 
Tomeš, P. Development of a Thermoelectric Oxide Module
Tomeš, P./Aguirre, M. H./ Transport and magnetic properties of PrCo1−xNixO3 (x = 0.0–0.7).
Robert, R./Shkabko, A./ Journal of Physics D 2011, 44(30), Article number 305402 (12 pp.) 
Otal, E. H./Weidenkaff, A.
Tomeš, P./Logvinovich, D./ Magnetic influence on thermoelectric properties of CrO0.1N0.9.
Hejtmánek, J./Aguirre, M. H./ Acta Materialia 2011, 59(3), 1134–1140 
Weidenkaff, A.
Tomeš, P./Suter, C./ Thermoelectric oxide modules (TOMs) tested in a solar cavity-receiver.
Trottmann, M./Steinfeld, A./ Journal of Materials Research 2011, 26(15), 1975–1982 
Weidenkaff, A.
Trottmann, M./Weidenkaff, A./ Demonstration of high temperature thermoelectric waste heat recovery from exhaust gases of a
Populoh, S./Brunko, O./ combustion engine.
Veziridis, A./Bach, C./ In: Jänsch, D. (Ed.), Thermoelectrics goes automotive, Expert Verlag, 2011, 92–99 (joint paper)
Cabalzar, U.
Veziridis, A./Weidenkaff, A. Neue Materialien für thermoelektrische Generatoren.
In: Anonymous Energy 2.0-Kompendium 2011, publish-industry Verlag, 2011, 280–282
Villa, A./Chan-Thaw, C. E./ Au on Nanosized NiO: a cooperative effect between Au and Nanosized NiO in the base-free
Veith, G. M./More, K. L./Ferri, D./ alcohol. ChemCatChem 2011, 3(10), 1612–1618 
Prati, L.
Vogel-Schäuble, N./Dujardin, R./ Influence of thermal aging phenomena on thermoelectric properties of Al-substituted ZnO 
Weidenkaff, A./Aguirre, M. H.
Widmer, H. Citrate synthesis of perovskite-type oxides for catalytic use.
Internship report, Empa Dübendorf, 2011, 16 pp.
Yoon, S./Dornseiffer, J./Xiong, Y./Spark plasma sintering of nanocrystalline BaTiO3-powders: consolidation behavior and dielectric
Grüner, D./Shen, Z./Iwaya, S./ characteristics. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2011, 31(9), 1723–1731 
Pithan, C./Waser, R.
Yoon, S./Maegli, A./ Crystal structure determination of Perovskite-type SrTi0.05Nb0.95(O,N)3. 2011,
Karvonen, L./Ebbinghaus, S. G./
Weidenkaff, A.
Technology and Althaus H.-J. Modern individual mobility. 2011, Int J Life Cycle Assess, published online 16 Dec. 2011 
Society
Bickel, M./Som, C. nano textiles: Grundlagen und Leitprinzipien zur effizienten Entwicklung nachhaltiger
Nanotextilien. 2011, 20 S.
Caduff, M./Huijbregts, M. A. J./ Power-law relationships for estimating mass, fuel consumption and costs of energy conversion
Althaus, H. J./Hendriks, A. J. equipments. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(2), 751–754 
Chi, X./Streicher-Porte, M./ Informal electronic waste recycling: A sector review with special focus on China.
Wang, M. Y. L./Reuter, M. A. Waste Management 2011, 31(4), 731–742 
Coroama, V. C./Hilty, L./ Effects of Internet-based multiple-site conferences on greenhouse gas emissions.
Birtel, M. Telematics and Informatics. 2011, available online 25 November 2011
Faist Emmenegger, M./ Taking into account water use impacts in the LCA of biofuels: an Argentinean case study.
Pfister, S./Koehler, A./ International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 2011, 16(9), 869–877 
de Giovanetti, L./Arena, A. P./
Zah, R.
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Technology and Gottschalk, F./Nowack, B. The release of engineered nanomaterials to the environment.
Society Journal of Environmental Monitoring 2011, 13(5), 1145–1155 
Gottschalk, F./Ort, C./ Engineered nanomaterials in rivers – Exposure scenarios for Switzerland at high spatial and
Scholz, R. W./Nowack, B. temporal resolution. Environmental Pollution 2011, 159(12), 3439–3445 
Hilty, L. M. Information and communication technologies for a more sustainable world. In: Haftor, D.,
Mirijamdotter, A. (Eds.), Information and communication technologies, society and human beings:
theory and framework; Festschrift in honor of Gunilla Bradley, IGI Global, 2011, 410–418
Hilty, L. M./Lohmann, W. The five most neglected issues in «Green IT».
UPGRADE: The European Journal for the Informatics Professional 2011, 12(4), 11–15
Hischier, R. ecoinvent – eine konsistente, transparente und qualitätsgesicherte Hintergrunddatenbank für
Ökobilanzen & Co. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2011, 83(10), 1590–1596 
Khetriwal, D. S./Widmer, R./ One WEEE, many species: Lessons from the European experience.
Kuehr, R./Huisman, J. Waste Management and Research 2011, 29(9), 954–962 
Knecht, K./Schroth, M. H./ Development and evaluation of micro push–pull tests to investigate micro-scale processes in porous
Schulin, R./Nowack, B. media. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(15), 6460–6467 
Knoeri, C./Binder, C. R./ An agent operationalization approach for context specific agent-based modeling.
Althaus, H. J. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 2011, 14(2), Article number 4 
Knoeri, C./Binder, C. R./ Decisions on recycling: construction stakeholders' decisions regarding recycled mineral construction
Althaus, H. J. materials. Resources Conservation and Recycling 2011, 55(11), 1039–1050 
Köhler, A. R./Hilty, L. M./ Prospective impacts of electronic textiles on recycling and disposal.
Bakker, C. Journal of Industrial Ecology 2011, 15(4), 496–511 
Mueller, N. C./Braun, J./ Application of nanoscale zero valent iron (NZVI) for groundwater remediation in Europe.
Bruns, J./Ĉerník, M./Rissing, P./ Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2011, published online 18 Aug. 2011, 9 pp. 
Rickerby, D./Nowack, B.
Müller, E./Schluep, M./ E-Waste Management in Ghana: A Country Massflow Assessment.
Amoyaw-Osei, Y./Prakash, S./ 2011, 8 pp., IWWG, Sardinia, Italy
Terekhova, T.
Nowack, B. The occurrence, behavior, and effects of engineered nanomaterials in the environment. In: Kim, J.
(Ed.), Advances in nanotechnology and the environment, Pan Stanford Pub, 2011, 183–217
Nowack, B./Krug, H. F./ 120 years of nanosilver history: implications for policy makers.
Height, M. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(4), 1177–1183 (joint paper) 
Nowack, B./Krug, H. F./ Reply to comments on ”120 years of nanosilver history: implications for policy makers”.
Height, M. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(17), 7593–7595 
Reinhard, J./Zah, R. Consequential life cycle assessment of the environmental impacts of an increased rapemethylester
(RME) production in Switzerland. Biomass and Bioenergy 2011, 35(6), 2361–2373 
Schwab, F./Bucheli, T. D./ Are carbon nanotube effects on green algae caused by shading and agglomeration?
Lukhele, L. P./Magrez, A./ Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45(14), 6136–6144 
Nowack, B./Sigg, L./Knauer, K.
Schwyzer, I./Kaegi, R./Sigg, L./ Influence of the initial state of carbon nanotubes on their colloidal stability under natural
Magrez, A./Nowack, B. conditions. Environmental Pollution 2011, 159(6), 1641–1648 
Severith, M./Hilty, L. M. Integrating ERP and environmental information systems – the case of life cycle inventories.
2011, 659–668, JRC/IES, Ispra, Italy
Siegrist, M./Nowack, B./ Environmental considerations of and societal reactions to nanotechnology in the food sector.
Kastenholz, H. In: Frewer, L.J., Norde, W., Fischer, A., Kampers, F. (Eds.), Nanotechnology in the agri-food sector:
implications for the future, Wiley-VCH, 2011, 209–223
Som, C./Wick, P./Krug, H./ Environmental and health effects of nanomaterials in nanotextiles and façade coatings.
Nowack, B. Environment International 2011, 37(6), 1131–1142 (joint paper) 
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Technology and Som, C./Wip, P./Krug, H./ Towards responsible nanotextiles and coatings: a new risk approach.
Society Nowack, B. Science for environment policy: DG Environment news alert service 2011,(244), 1 pp.
Stamp, A./Meskers, C. E. M./ Challenges for LCAs of complex systems: the case of a large-scale precious metal refinery plant.
Reimer, M./Wäger, P./ In: Finkbeiner, M. (Ed.), Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Management, Springer, Dordrecht,
Althaus, H. J./Scholz, R. W. 2011, 247–258
Steubing, B./Ballmer, I./ An environmental optimization model for bioenergy plant sizes and locations for the case of
Thees, O./Gerber, L./ wood-derived SNG in Switzerland.
Maréchal, F./Zah, R./Ludwig, C. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC 2011), Linköping, Sweden, 8–11 May 2011, 8 pp.
Steubing, B./Zah, R./Ludwig, C. Life cycle assessment of SNG from wood for heating, electricity, and transportation.
Biomass &Bioenergy 2011, 35(7), 2950–2960 
Tapiador, F. J./Avelar, S./ Deriving fine-scale socioeconomic information of urban areas using very high-resolution satellite
Tavares-Corrêa, C./Zah, R. imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing 2011, 32(21), 6437–6456 
Wäger, P. Seltene Metalle nachhaltiger nutzen. PUSCH Thema Umwelt, 2011 (2), 8–9
Wäger, P. A./Hischier, R./ Environmental impacts of the Swiss collection and recovery systems for Waste Electrical and
Eugster, M. Electronic Equipment (WEEE): a follow-up.
Science of the Total Environment 2011, 409(10), 1746–1756 
Wäger, P./Schluep, M./ RoHS regulated substances in mixed plastics from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
Müller, E./Gloor, R. Environmental Science & Technology, 2011, published online 29 Nov 2011, 
Wäger, P. A./de Leeuw, B./ World resources forum 2011: towards a resource efficient green economy.
Edelmann, X./Chan, N. C./ GAIA, 2011, 20, 4, 277–280, ökom Verlag 
Smrekar, O.
Welz, T./Hischier, R./Hilty, L. M. Environmental impacts of lighting technologies: life cycle assessment and sensitivity analysis.
Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2011, 31(3), 334–343 
Zah, R./Gmünder, S./ Biotreibstoffe aus Entwicklungsländern: eine Lebenszyklusbetrachtung.
Ehrensperger, A. Biologie in unserer Zeit 2011, 41(5), 316–323
Zah, R./Reinhard, J. Biotreibstoffe der 2. Generation: Szenarien für Mobilität in der Schweiz.
GWA Gas, Wasser, Abwasser 2011, 91(2), 85–89
Media Technology
Caluori, U./Küpper, D./Simon, K. DIN 6164 for Gamut Mapping? Color Imaging XVI: Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and
Applications, San Francisco, CA, USA, 24–27 January 2011, Article number 78660A (13 pp.)
Scheller Lichtenauer, M./ Perception of contrast on different backgrounds. Interaction of Colour & Light in the Arts and
Sprow, I./Zolliker, P. Sciences, Midterm Meeting of the International Colour Association: Conference Proceedings (AIC
2011), Zürich, Switzerland, 7–10 June 2011, 714–717
Schubert, M./Mourad, S./ Automated image processing for quantification of blue-stain discolouration of Norway spruce
Schwarze, F. W. M. R. wood. Wood Science and Technology 2011, 45(2), 331–337 
Šormaz, M./Jenny, P. Subsurface imaging with NIR light using polarization gating. PIERS Online 2011, 7(6), 595–600
Zolliker, P./Barańczuk, Z./ Image fusion for optimizing Gamut Mapping. 19th Color and Imaging Conference Final Program
Giesen, J. and Proceedings (CIC19), San Jose, California, USA, 7–11 November 2011, 109–114
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Advanced Materials and Surfaces
Advanced Cabanes-Sempere, M./ Innovative Production of Nuclear Fuel by Microwave Internal Gelation: Theoretical
Materials Processing Catala-Civera, J. M./Cozzo, C./ Microwaves-Microspheres Interaction, AMPERE 13, Toulouse, FR, 09-05 thru 09 w
Vaucher, S./Pouchon, M. A.
Colombo, V./Concetti, A./ Validation of 3-D modelling of an inductively coupled thermal plasma reactor though enthalpy
Ghedini, E./Gherardi, M./ probe and OES measurements,
Sanibondi, P./Leparoux, M./ ISPC 20, International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Philadelphia, US, 07-24 thru 29 F
Deschenaux, Chr./Jäggi, Chr.
Colombo, V./Ghedini, E./ Diagnostics and Modeling of an RF thermal plasma reactor for nanoparticles synthesis- Part 2:
Sanibondi, P./Gherardi, M./ Modeling of turbulence, precursor evaporation and nanoparticle growth for reaction chamber
Leparoux, M./Delval, Chr./ design, 3rd International Round Table on Thermal Plasmas for Industrial Applications,
Deschenaux, Chr./Jäggi, Chr. Johannesburg, ZA, 10-31 thru 11-04 w l
Cozzo, C./Cabanes-Sempere, M./ Influence of Gelation Kinetics by Microwaves,
Pouchon, M. A./Vaucher, S./ Workshop on Hard X-Ray Instrumentation at the SwissFEL, Bern, 09-21 w l
Nicula, R.
Cozzo, C./Vaucher, S./Ishizaki, K./ Chemistry of uranium surrogate during internal gelation for fuel fabrication,
Megias-Alguacil, D./ GLOBAL 2011, Makuhari, JP, 12-11 thru 16 F
Pouchon, M. A.
Ishizaki, K./Cervellino, A./ Time-resolved synchrotron radiation study of nucleation and growth of Ca-doped La-ferrites,
Gozzo, F./Stir, M./Vaucher, S./ ECerS XII – 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Soci, Stockholm, SE, 06-23 F
Radu, N.
Ishizaki, K./Stir, M./Gozzo, F./ The microwave route to iron and steel: first results from in situ time-resolved experiments using
Catala-Civera, J. M./Vaucher, S./ synchrotron radiation,
Nicula, R. International Conference on Sintering 2011, Jeju-Island, KR, 08-28 thru 09-01 w
Ishizaki, K./Stir, M./Gozzo, F./ The microwave route to iron and steel: first results from in situ time-resolved experiments using
Catala-Civera, J. M./Vaucher, S./ synchrotron radiation,
Nicula, R. International Conference on Sintering 2011, Jeju-Island, KR, 08-28 thru 09-01 w l
Jäggi, C./Leparoux, M./ In-situ carburization of silicon in an inductively couppled plasma synthesis process,
Deschenaux, C./Delval, C./ Montpellier, F, 09-12 thru 15 w
Nelis, D./Put, S.
Jäggi, Chr./Leparoux, M. Nanopulversynthese und Herstellung von porösen Schichten mittels thermischem Plasma,
Workshop 'Oberflächenfunktionalisierung auf Kunststoffen, Metallen und Glas', Konstanz, DE,
05-11 thru 12 w l
Kiley, E./Yakovlev, Vadim V./ Applicability Study of Classical and Contemporary Models for Effective Complex Permittivity of
Ishizaki, K./Vaucher, S. Metal Powders, AMPERE 13, Toulouse, FR, 09-05 thru 09 w
Kwon, H./Cho, S./Kurita, H./ Dual reinforcements gradient layered aluminum matrix composite materials,
Miyazaki, T./Kawasaki, A./ Autumn Meeting of The Japan Institute of Meta, Okinawa, JP, 11-07 thru 09 w
Leparoux, M.
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Advanced Kwon, H./Kim, A./Kwon, A./ Carbon nanotube gradient layers reinforced aluminum matrix composite materials,
Materials Processing Jung, U./Jo, H./Kawasaki, A./ 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, Jeju-Island, KR, 08-21 thru 26 w
Leparoux, M.
Kwon, H./Leparoux, M./ Nanoparticulate reinforced metal matrix composite materials, 1st International Conference on
Silvain, J. F./Kawasaki, A. Powder Metallurgy in Asia (APMA2011), Jeju-Island, KR, 10-30 thru 11-02 w
Leparoux, M./Deschenaux, Chr./ Diagnostics and Modeling of an RF thermal plasma reactor for nanoparticles synthesis- Part 1:
Jäggi, Chr./Colombo, V./ diagnostics: enthalpy probe, OES, FTIR, particle sampling, 3rd International Round Table on
Ghedini, E./Sanibondi, P./ Thermal Plasmas for Industrial Applications, Johannesburg, ZA, 10-31 thru 11-04 w l
Gherardi, M.
Leparoux, M./Jaeggi, Chr./ Investigation of the synthesis of nanoparticles by an inductively coupled plasma process, The
Deschenaux, Chr. international conference «Physics of Radio Frequency Discharges», ICPFRD, Kazan, RU, 04-05
thru 08 w l
Radu, N. Watching microwaves: opportunities for materials science at GHz frequencies, Invited Lecture at
the Institute of Materials Science, University of Münster, D, Münster, DE, 01-11 w l
Vaucher, S. Microwave Sintering in Perspective, Specific issues and Challenges,
Poudres et Matériau1 Frittés 2011, St. Etienne, FR, 05-22 thru 27 w l
Vaucher, S./Catala-Civera, J. M./ New Light on Microwave Processing of Ceramics by In-Situ Time-resolved Syn-chrotron Methods,
Ishizaki, K./Stir, M./Radu, N. ECerS XII – 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-23 w
Vaucher, S./Ishizaki, K./Radu, N./ Enlightening the Invisible, Materials Response to High Power Microwave Irra-diation Revealed by
Catala-Civera, J. M. Synchrotron Methods, AMPERE 13, Toulouse, FR, 09-05 thru 09 w l
Vaucher, S./Ishizaki, K./Stir, M./ In-situ Analytics for Real Time Observation of Materials under Microwave Processing,
Catala-Civera, J. M./Radu, N. Jeju-Island, KR, 08-28 thru 09-01 w l
Electron Microscopy Erni, R. Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Frühjahrestagung, Dresden, DE, 03-13 thru 18 w l
Center (EMC)
Erni, R. Swiss COST Workshop NanoTP, Dübendorf, 04-07 n
Erni, R. GraphITA 2011, Gran Sasso National Lab, L'Aquiala, IT, 05-15 thru 18 w l
Erni, R. International Materials Research Congress IMRC 11, Cancun, MX, 08-14 thru 19 w l
Parlinska, M. E-MRS, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
Rossell, Marta, D. International Materials Research Congress IMRC 11, Cancun, MX, 08-14 thru 20 w l
Rossell, Marta, D. NanoTP Annual Scientific Meeting, Trieste, IT, 11-09 thru 12 w l
Functional Polymers Dobre, O./Nüesch, F./ «Synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their polydimethylsiloxane composites»,
Hofmann, H./Opris, D. Annual Fall Meeting of the Swiss Chemical Society, Lausanne, 09-09 F
Geiger, T./Oswald, F./Meyer, T./ «Frontiers in Organic Dye-sensitized and Hybrid Solar Cells»,
Nüesch, F./Hochleitner, S./ VIII International Krutyn Summer School 2011, Krutyn, PL, 06-14 thru 20 F
Simeunovic, M./Shcherbakova, I.
Heier, J./Hany, R. Structured organic cyanine dye thin films for applications in photovoltaics and photonics,
Nanoclub CSEM, Neuchatel, 10-27 w l
Hufenus, R./Chu, B. T. T./ Crystalline and tensile properties of carbon nanotube-filled polyamide-12 Fibers meltspun by
Reifler, F. A./Chatterjee, S. industry-related processes., CharlestonSC, US, 10-10 thru 13 w
Keller, B. A./Maniglio, Y./ Analysis of Organic Blend Films with AFM and TOF-SIMS,
Mayerhofer, K./Heier, J. 2nd Int. Conf. and Exhib. Org. Photovoltaics, Würzburg, DE, 09-20 thru 21 F
Maniglio, Y./Mayerhofer, K./ Three Dimensional Analysis of Self-Structuring Organic Thin Films Using Time-Of-Flight
Heier, J./Keller, B. A. Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, SIMS XVIII, Internationla Conference on Secondary Ion Mass
Spectrometry, Riva del Garda, I, 09-18 thru 23 F
Mezzenga, R./Nüesch, F./Hany, R./ Patterned PCBM templates for applications in photonics and photovoltaics,
Heier, J./Tisserant, J. N. EmpaPhD Symposium, St. Gallen, 01-14 w
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Functional Polymers Mezzenga, R./Nüesch, F./ Organisation of organic donor-acceptor blends into 2d-photonic crystals for enhanced light
Hany, R./Heier, J./Tisserant, J. N. absorption, EMRS Spring meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 F
Mezzenga, R./Nüesch, F./Hany, R./ Organisation of organic donor-acceptor blends into 2d-photonic crystals for enhanced light
Heier, J./Tisserant, J. N. absorption, MRC Graduate Symposium, Zürich, 06-08 F
Mezzenga, R./Nüesch, F./Hany, R./ SCS Fall Meeting, Organisation of organic donor-acceptor blends into 2d-photonic crystals for
Heier, J./Tisserant, J. N. enhanced light absorption, Lausanne, 09-09 F
Nüesch, F. Photovoltaik der Zukunft, Empa Dübendorf, 01-17 w l
Nüesch, F. Organic Optoelectronic. Device Interfaces, SAOG 2011, Fribourg, 01-28 w l
Opris, D. Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD), SPIE, San Diego, US, 03-06 thru 10 w
Opris, D./Molberg, M./Nüesch, F./ Material development for soft dielectric elastomer actuators, Makromolekulares Kolloquium,
Löwe, Ch./Crespy, D. Freiburg, DE, 02-24 thru 26 F
Opris, D./Molberg, M./Nüesch, F./ «Dielectric elastomer materials for actuators and energy harvesting», EuroEAP First international
Walder, C./Fischer, B. conference on Electromechanical Active Polymer transducers & artificial muscles,
Pisa, IT, 06-08 thru 09 F
Racles, C./Cazacu, M./Opris, D. «Silicone elastomers for actuation», EuroEAP First international conference on Electromechanical
Active Polymer transducers & artificial muscles, Pisa, IT, 06-08 thru 09 F
Rentsch, D./Bach, C./ Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D./ studies of supported catalysts,
Matam, S. K./Aguirre, M. H./ 1st Swiss Heterogeneous Catalysis Meeting, Grindelwald, 06-16 thru 17F
Hug, P./Winkle, A./Ulrich, A.
Schlagenhauf, L. ICCE 2011, EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment,
Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 F
Schlagenhauf, L. «Understanding Human Health Effects and Environmental Impacts of Engineered Nanomaterials»,
Third Nanosafety Autumn School, Venice, IT, 11-20 thru 25 F
Shcherbakova, I. Unsymmetrical Squaraine Dyes for Dye Sensitzed Solar Cells,
Empa PhD Symposium, St. Gallen, 10-18 F
Tisserant, J. N./Shaw Stewart J. Organisation of organic donor-acceptor blends into 2d-photonic crystals for enhanced light
absorption (EMRS), Nice, F, 05-09 thru 13 F
Walder, C./Kramer, H./Fischer, B./ Waterproofing Systems for Tunnels – Chemical Resistance after 10 Years E1posure,
Löwe, Ch. AFTES Congress 2011, Lyon, F, 10-17 thru 19 w
High Performance Bora, D. Synthesis and Properties of Nanostructured Hematite Thin Film and ist Modified Nanoarchitec
Ceramics tures for Solar Water Splitting, 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, Cal, US, 04-25 thru 29 w
Bora, D. Effect of Structure – Property Relationship on the Photoresponse Functionality of Hematite Based
Hybrid Integrated System With Light Harvesting Protein,
2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, al, USA, 04-25 thru 29 w
Bora, D./Braun, A./Graule, T./ Zinc O1ide / Hematite Hybrid Nanoarchitecture for photo-electrochemical solar water splitting,
Constable, E. D. Int. Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology ICANN 2011, Guwahati, IN,
11-23 thru 27 w
Bora, D./Braun, A./Rozhkova, E./ Design and Understanding of an Integrated Photo-System as Artificial Photosynthetic Device,
Graule, T./Constable, E. D. Artificial Photosynthesis: Faraday Discussion 155, Edinburgh, UK, 09-05 thru 07 F
Braun, A Diagnostics and analysis of electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, components
and materials with synchrotron X-ray and neutron scattering and spectroscopy,
Gustav-Stresemann-Institut, Bonn, DE, 03-08 w
Braun, A. «Soot Effects on Climate – The Global Context» (The Science of Climate Change in Hawaii),
University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, US, 01-19 w
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Conferences
High Performance Braun, A. The Contribution of C(1s) NEXAFS Spectroscopy to the Understanding of Air Pollution from Diesel
Ceramics Soot and Biomass Smoke; 12th Swiss Global Change Day in Bern (2011), Bern, 04-19 F
Braun, A. Protons in Solids; MRS Symposium J, 2011 MRS Spring Meeting,
San Francisco, Cal, US, 04-25 thru 29 n
Braun, A. 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, Symposium J, Protons in Solids,
San Francisco, USA, US, 04-25 thru 29 n
Braun, A. Structure and transport in fuel cell components,
481. Wilhelm and Else Hearaeus Seminar, Bad Honnef, DE, 05-09 thru 11 w l
Braun, A. E-MRS Spring Meeting 2011 Symposium Hydrogen Generation, Nizza, FR, 05-09 thru 11 n
Braun, A. Multiscale and element specific microstructure characterization of SOFC assemblies with resonant
ultra small angle X-ray scattering, E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
Braun, A. Evolution of an oxygen NEXAFS transition in the upper Hubbard band in α-Fe2O3 upon
electrochemical o1idation, E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
Braun, A. Molecular speciation of sulfur in solid o1ide fuel cell anodes with X-ray absorption spectroscopy,
E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 F
Braun, A. Multiscale and element specific microstructure characterization of SOFC assemblies with resonant
ultra small angle x-ray scattering, E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
Braun, A. (1) Basic principles of XAS methods for the analysis of energy materials, (2) Basic principles and
application of neutron mean methods in materials science,
Summerschool of Tartu University Estonia, Otepää, EE, 06-21 thru 23 w l
Braun, A. Evolution of an Oxygen NEXAFS Transition in the Upper Hubbard Band in α-Fe2O3 upon
electrochemical oxidation, 5. Gerischer Symposium, Berlin, DE, 06-22 to 24 w l
Braun, A. Multiscale and element specific microstructure characterization of SOFC assemblies with resonant
ultra small angle x-ray scattering, European Cell Forum 2011, Lucerne, 06-28 thru 07-01 w
Braun, A. Functionalized metal oxide nanoparticulare films for solar photo-electrochemical hydrogen
generation, European Cell Forum 2011, Lucerne, 06-28 thru 07-01 w
Braun, A. Correlation of electronic structure and electronic transport in LaSrFeNi-oxide – a potential IT-SOFC
cathode material, European Cell Forum 2011, Lucerne, 06-28 thru 07-01 w
Braun, A. Application of x-ray and electron spectroscopy to energy materials, CECAM Workshop on x-ray
Spectroscopy : Recent Advances in Modelling and New Challenges,
ETH Hönggerberg, Zürich, 07-13 thru 15 w
Braun, A. X-rays and neutrons: Small probes for big problems;
13th Int. Conference – School – Advanced Materials and Technology, Palanga, LT, 08-30 w l
Braun, A. Diagnostics and analysis of electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, components,
and materials with neutron and synchrotron x-ray scattering and spectroscopy;
Hanyang University Physics Seminar, Ansan, KR, 10-10 w l
Braun, A. Diagnostics and analysis of electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, components,
and materials with neutron and synchrotron x-ray scattering and spectroscopy;
Kyongbuk National University Chemistry Seminar, Teagu, KR, 10-12 w l
Braun, A. Diagnostics and analysis of electrochemical energy storage and conversion devices, components,
and materials with neutron and synchrotron x-ray scattering and spectroscopy;
Pohang Lightsource Seminar, Pohang, KR, 10-14 w l
Braun, A. Application of X-Ray and Electron Spectroscopy to Energy Materials; PRORA – Fachtagung
Prozessnahe Röntgenanalytik,
PRORA – Fachtagung Prozessnahe Röntgenanalytik, Berlin, DE, 11-25 w l
Braun, A. ASAXS on lithium ion batteries and solid oxide fuel cells – operando and ultra-small studies;
ASAXS Workshop 2011, Berlin, DE, 11-25 w
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
High Performance Braun, A./Erat, S./Gauckler, L. J./ Correlation of electronic structure and electronic transport in LaSrFeNi-oxide – a potential IT-SOFC
Ceramics Graule, T. cathode material., European Cell Forum 2011, Lucerne, 06-28 thru 01-07 w
Budzinauskas, K./Navickas, E./ End-point detection of lon etching by optical emission spectroscopy, Advanced Materials and
Ahrens, M./Braun, A./ Technologies, the 13th international conference-school, Palanga, LT, 08-23 thru 27 nF
Tamulevičius, S./Fleig J.
Chen, Q. Structure and Transport of Ceramic Proton Conductors: Combination Studies of Solid State
Electrochemistry, Synchrotron and Neutron Scattering, 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco,
Cal, US, 04-25 thru 29 F
Chen, Q. Probing the Effects of Pressure-induced Strain and Imperfections on the Proton Transport
Properties of Ceramic Proton Conductors,
2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, Cal, US, 04-25 thru 29 w
Chen, Q. The Effects of Pressure-induced Strain on Ceramic Proton Conductors,
Nanoionics, Prof. Shu Yamaguchi, University Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 05-17 w l
Chen, Q. Strategies how to «jump-start» protons for better ceramic fuel cell electrolytes,
European Cell Forum 2011, Lucerne, 06-28 thru 01-07 w
Chen, Q. Interaction of Water with Ceramic Proton Conductors - A study with complementary in-situ
methods using synchrotron and neutron scattering,
Joint Users' Meeting @ PSI 2011, Villigen PSI, 09-15 thru 16 F
Chen, Q. The Effect of Hydration and Strain on Ceramic Proton Conductors,
Annual Meeting of Swiss Society for Crystallography 2011, Bern, 09-16 F
Chen, Q. The Effect of Hydration and Strain on Ceramic Proton Conductors,
Empa PhD students' symposium 2011, St. Gallen, 10-18 w
Clemens, F. Development of thin planar and tubular BSCF oxygen membranes by using thermoplastic process
route, ECerS XII, 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
Clemens, F. Microfabrication of hollow ferroelectric fibers by co-extrusion,
ECerS XII, 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
Clemens, F. Mechanical and Electro-mechanical characterization of finesingle Pb(Zr, Ti)O3 fibres for AFC and
1-3 composite applications, COST Action MP0904, Bordeaux, FR, 06-30 thru 07-01 w
Clemens, F. Thermoplastic ceramic processing and rheological demands to achieve insitu multi-material
architecture structures, DTU, Risoe, DK, 11-07 thru 08 w l
Clemens, F. / Koll, B. / Graule, T. Piezoresistive strain sensor fibres, Technology Briefing: Smart Textiles, Dübendorf, 09-30 F
Clemens, F. /Salehi, M./ Entwicklung von dünnwandigen, planaren und rohrförmigen BSCF Sauerstoffmembranen über die
Diethem, S./Pfaff, E. M./ thermoplastische Formgebung,
Graule, T./Grobéty, B. DKG Jahrestagung, Saarbrücken, DE, 03-28 thru 30 w
Clemens, F./Graule, T. Plastische Massen für die Extrusion von faser-verstärkten Verbund-werkstoffen und deren
Charakterisierung, DKG Symposium Charakterisie-rungsverfahren in der keramischen
Aufbereitung: Vom Pulver bis zum Grünkörper, Erlangen, DE, 11-29 thru 30 w l
De Hazan, Y./Knies, F./Graule, T. Stability of nanodispersions in high-ionic strength media – effect of surfactants, temperature and
additives,ECerS XII,
12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
De Hazan, Y./Thänert, M./ 3d robotic deposition of fibre networks using UV curable colloidal ceramic dispersions,
Graule, T. ECerS XII, 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
Flak, D./Braun, A./Graule, T./ Intrinsic flame-spray synthesized metal oxide nanopowders for hydrogen sensing,
Rekas, M. E-MRS Fall Meeting, Warsaw, PL, 09-19 thru 23 w
Gajdane-Schrantz, K. Hybrid photoelectrochemical water splitting electrode with multiple band gap materials,
E-MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
High Performance Gajdane-Schrantz, K. Removal of persistent organic pollutants (pharmaceuticals and pesticides) from waters using
Ceramics Advanced Oxidation Processes, 17th International Conference on Advanced O1idation Technologies
for Treatment of Water, Air, and Soil (AOTs-17), San Diego, Cal, US, 11-07-10 w l
Gajdane-Schrantz, K. Synthesis and characterization of protein films on hematite,
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Ill, US, 11-14 thru 15 w
Graule, T. Flame spray synthesis (FSS) of nanopowders with increased visible light activity and their
advanced photocatalytic testing, European Coatings Conferences, Easy-to-clean coatings/
self-cleaning coatings III, Berlin, DE, 02-07 thru 11 w
Graule, T. Towards the sun: Flame spray processed nanoparticles with enhanced photocatalytic activity,
European Coatings Congress, Nürnberg, DE, 03-29 thru 31 w l
Graule, T. Electrostatic and steric stabilization of oxide based nanoparticles within highly loaded aqueous
dispersions, European Coatings Conference,
«High Performance Waterborne Clearcoats III», Berlin, DE, 05-22 thru 24 w l
Graule, T. Ceramic Processing for SOFC, Joint European Summer School for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen
Technology, Viterbo, IT, 08-23 thru 27 w l
Graule, T. Nanoparticle Synthesis and Nanoparticle Surface Modification for the Efficient Processing of
Nanoceramics and Nanocomposites,
13th Int. Conference – School – Advanced Materials and Technology, Palanga, LT, 08-27 thru 31 w l
Graule, T. Introduction to nanoparticle synthesis and processing of nanoparticle based nanocomposites.
CAS Visiting Lectures Series, Warsaw University of Technology., Warsaw, PL, 10-11 w l
Graule, T. Nanopowder technology for nanomaterials – a challenge for chemists.
CAS Visiting Lectures Series, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, PL, 10-14 w l
Graule, T. Ceramic based nanomaterials for applications in filtration, photocatalysis and fuel cell research.
CAS Visiting Lectures Series, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, PL, 10-17 w l
Graule, T. Seminar concerning nanoparticle synthesis and processing of nanoparticle based nanocomposites.
CAS Visiting Lectures Series, Warsaw University of Technology., Warsaw, PL, 10-19 w l
Graule, T./Clemens, F./Barne, E./ Hochfeststoffhaltige Dispersionen und Compounds in der Hochleistungskeramik – Motivation,
de Hazan, Y. Herstellung, Einsatz,
DECHEMA 2011 Veranstaltung Handhabung hochviskoser Systeme, Eisenach, DE, 11-08 thru 10 w l
Graule, T./Michen, B. New Concepts for adsorption based virus filtration, ECerS XII,
12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
Heinecke, J. Fabrication of multilayered cellular ceramics via radiation curable dispersions. The Ninth Students
Meeting, Processing and Applicatin of Ceramics, University of Novisad, Novisad, RS, 11-16 thru 18 w
Holzer, L. 6th int. FIB workshop, SSOM-DGE/DGM-ASEM, ETHZ, Zürich, 6-27 thru 29 n
Holzer, L. Microstructure effects on the activity of SOFC electrodes: basic principles and preliminary results”,
Workshop «Thin Films for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells” ETHZ, Zürich, 07-12 w l
Holzer, L./Keller, L./Muench, B Quantitative microstructure analysis in materials science”, Lectures at the Summer Academy 2011
«Stochastic Analysis, Modelling and Simulation of Complex Structures», Uni Ulm, Kleinwalsertal,
AT, 09-11 thru 24 w l
Holzer, L./Keller, L./Muench, B «Microstructure analysis and modelling related to degradation of SOFC-electrodes»
2nd int. Workshop on fuel cell degradation, Thessaloniki, GR, 09-21 thru 23 w l
Kang, J./ Oh, C. M./ Kim, C. S./ Fabrication of ZnO and WO3 nanostructured thin films by ArF Excimer Laser for gas sensing
Lee, J. Y.,/Kim, J. H./Rekas, M./ applications, E-MRS Fall Meeting, Warsaw, PL, 09-19 thru 23 F
Flak, D./Yaacob, M. H./
Wlodarski, W.
Keller, L. Bentonite under the microscope, 4th Swiss Bentonite Meeting, Universität Bern, 06-24 w
Organisation n
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Conferences
High Performance Keller, L. Spatial analysis of tomographic data and its implications on mass transport in Opalinus Clay, NEA
Ceramics ClayClub Workshop Clay under Nano- to Microscope resolution, Karlsruhe, DE, 09-06 thru 08 w
Knoknerytė, J./ Navickas, E./ Proton conductivity in y substituted barium cerate, Advanced Materials and Technologies,
Chen, Q./ Braun, A./ the 13th international conference-school, Palanga, LT, 08-23 thru 27 nF
Tamulevičius, S./ Fleig J.
Kübler, J. Development of Near Net Shaped Si3N4/SiC Composites with Optimized Grain Boundary Phase for
Industrial Wood Machining, University of Central Florida – MMAE Fall Seminar, Orlando, US,
09-23 w l
Kübler, J. Integrity of Materials and Structures,
UCF MMAE 2011 Lecture Series, Orlando, US, 09-26 thru 28 w l
Kübler, J./Strehler, C./Blugan, G./ Lebensdauer und Verschleisseigenschaften endabmessungsnah hergestellter Si3N4/SiC
Graule, T./Ehrle, B./Weinreich, A./ Schneidwerkzeuge für Holz, DGM Symposium Hochleistungskeramik, Karlsruhe, DE, 10-26 w
Kaiser, B./Aneziris, C. G.
Michalow, K./Staniuk, M./ Flame spray synthesis of visible light active codoped TiO2:Cr/Ag nanopowders,
Lavagnini, M./Ferri, D./Otal, E./ JEP 2011: 2nd European Symposium on Photocatalysis, Bordeaux, FR, 09-29 thru 30 w
Parlinksa-Wojtan, M./
Fortunato, G./Graule, T.
Navickas, E./Gerstl, M./Chen, Q./ INTERFACE CONTRIBUTION TO IONIC CONDUCTIVITY IN THIN FILMS,
Tamulevičius, S./Kubel, F./ 20th International Baltic Conference «MATERIALS ENGINEERING 2011», Kaunas, LT, 10-27 thru 28 w
Doebeli, M./Braun, A./Fleig, J.
Navickas, E./Gerstl, M./ In-and across-plane conductivity of YSZ thin films on silicon, Advanced Materials and
Friedbacher, G./Kubel, F./ Technologies, the 13th international conference-school, Palanga, LT, 08-23 thru 27 nF
Doebeli, M./Braun, A./
Tamulevičius, S./Fleig J.
Navickas, E./Knoknerytė, J./ Proton Conductivity Studies of Barium Cerate Doped with Yttrium,
Chen, Q./Braun, A./ 39th Lithuanian National Conference of Physics 2011, Vilnius, LT, 10-06 thru 08 F
Tamulevičius, S./Fleig, J.
Navickas, E./Gerstl, M./Kubel, F./ Anisotropy of ionic conductivity in YSZ thin films,
Doebeli, M./Braun, A./Fleig, J. 18th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Warsaw, PL, 07-03 thru 08 w
Nurk, G./Braun, A./Holtappels, P./ Influence of artificial wood-gas with alkali salt vapors on the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Ni-cermet
Graule, T. anode; European Fuel Cell Forum 2011, Luzern, 06-28 thru 07-01 w
Nurk, G./Struis, R./Ludwig, Ch./ Influence of polarization, temperature, and chemical nature of poisoning sulphur compounds on
Braun, A./Lust, E. the Ni-S surface chemistry of IT-SOFC electrodes: An in situ S K-edge XAS study; SOLEIL
Synchrotron School on X-ray Microscopy, Paris, FR, 05-02 thru 06 F
Salehi, M./Clemens, F./ Fabrication of the thin planar and tubular BSCF oxygen membranes using thermoplastic process
Diethem, S./Pfaff, E. M./ route, ICOM 2011, Int. Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Amsterdam, NL, 07-23
Graule, T./Grobéty, B. thru 29 w
Scharf, D./Clemens, F./Graule, Th. Mineralische Hochleistungs-Leichtgranulate of SiO2, Silikatbasis mit variabel einstellbarer Dichte
und Druckfestigkeit, Leichtbau-Kongress, Nürnberg, DE, 06-07 thru 09 w
Toth R. Self-organised microdots formed by dewetting in a highly volatile liquid, International Workshop
on Complex Systems in Chemistry, Physics and Biology, 2011, Budapest, HU, 11-02 thru 03 w l
Van Garderen, N./Clemens, F./ Highly porous catalyst support based on diatomite material for fluidized bed reactor applications:
Graule, T./Aneziris, C. G. A microstructure comparison between boehmite and clay based inorganic binder systems,
9th International Symposium on the Characterisation of Porous Solids – COPS 9, Dresden, DE,
06-05 thru 08 w
Van Garderen, N./Clemens, F./ Microstructure comparison between boehmite and clay based inorganic binder systems for highly
Graule, T./Aneziris, C. G. porous catalyst support based on diatomite material for fluidized bed reactor applications,
ECerS XII, 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, SE, 06-19 thru 23 w
Van Garderen, N./Clemens, F./ Development and characterization of diatomite based granulaes for chemical-looping combustion,
Graule, T./Aneziris, C. G. CEEC-TAC Conference, Craiova, RO, 09-07 thru 10 F
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Conferences
High Performance Van Garderen, N./Clemens, F./ Hochfeststoffhaltige Dispersionen und Compounds in der Hochleistungskeramik – Motivation,
Ceramics Graule, T./Aneziris, C. G. Herstellung, Einsatz, The Ninth Students' Meeting, SM-2011, Processing and Application of
Ceramics, Novisad, RS, 11-16 thru 18 w
Zalga, A./Abakeviciene, B./ Synthesis of YSZ thin films by the novel aqueous sol-gel citrate-precursor method,
Navickas, E./Beganskiene, A./ 18th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Warsaw, PL, 07-03 thru 08 F
Kareiva, A./Tamulevicius, S./
Fleig, J.
Joining Technology Antusek, A./Passerone, D./ Interfaces between Ag-Cu brazing filler films and AlN from first principles: origin of melting point
and Corrosion Pignedoli, C. A./Janczak-Rusch, J./ depression, EUROMAT 2011, Montpellier, F, 09-12 thru 15 w
Parlinska-Wojtan, M.
Beni, A./Ott, N./Ura-Binczyk, E./ Characterisation of the Corrosion Resistance of new Al-based Complex Metallic Alloys,
Wardé, M./Bauer, B./Rajput, P./ 220th ECS Meeting and Electrochemical Energy Summit, Boston, US, 10-09 thru 14 w
Ulrich, A./Zegenhagen, J./
Barthes-Labrousse, M. G./
Schmutz, P.
Beni, A./Ott, N./Wardé, M./ Characterisation of the protecting passive oxide layer of new Al-Cr-Fe Complex Metallic Alloys by
Bauer, B./Rajput, P./Detlefs, B./ HAXPES, 4th International Workshop on Hard X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy,
Zegenhagen, J./ Synchrotron Desy, Hamburg, DE, 09-14 thru 16 F
Barthés-Labrousse, M. G./
Schmutz, P.
Beni, A./Ott, N./Wardé, M./ Characterisation of the corrosion resistance of new Al-Cr-Fe Complex Metallic Alloys (CMA) in
Young, K. M./Parle, J./ relation to surface properties, C-MAC Days 2011, Liverpool, UK, 11-08 thru 09 w l
Pawelkiewicz, M./Bauer, B./
Gille, P./Rajput, P./Detlefs, B./
Zegenhagen, J./McGrath, R./
Bartés-Labrousse, M. G./
Schmutz, P.
Breimesser, M./Ritter, S./ A new Approach towards the Characterization of IG SCC of Austenitic Stainless Steel by the
Seiffert, H.-P./Suter, T./Virtanen, S. Electrochemical Microcapillary Technique; 220th ECS Meeting, Boston, US, 10-24 thru 27 w
Breimesser, M./Ritter, S./ IG SCC of austenitic steel: Charactersistic current signals measured by the electrochemical
Seifert, H.-P./Virtanen, S./Suter, T. microcapillary technique / ECG-COMON Meeting 2011, Helsinki, FI, 07-19 thru 21 w
Brodacka, S./Antusek, A./ Simulation of nanostructure interfaces and segregation in nanostructured filler metals in a
Passerone, D./Janczak-Rusch, J./ multilayer configuration, Action Meeting of COST MP0903, Limerick, IRL, 10-12 thru 14 w
Kozubski R.
Delsante, S./Ennas, G./ Synthesis and characterization of eutectic Ag-Cu alloy nanoparticles,
Borzone, G./Pigozzi G./ Action Meeting of COST MP0903, Limerick, IRL, 10-12 thru 14 F
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Derose, J. A./Suter, T./ Microscale Corrosion of an Aerospace Al 2024 Alloy with Low Mg and the Effect of Chromate and
Balkowiec, A./Michalski, J./ Cerium Based Conversion Coatings, AVS 58th International Symposium & Exhibition, Nashwille,
Kurzydlowski, K. J./De Graeve, I./ TN, US, 10-30 thru 11-04 w
Terryn, H./Schmutz, P.
Derose, J. A./Suter, T./ Localized Corrosion Beahvior of an Aerospace Aluminum Alloy (Al 2424) with Low Magnesium,
Balkowiec, A./Michalski, J./ 220th ECS Meeting, Boston, US, 10-09 thru 14 w
Kurzydlowsky, K. J./Schmutz, P.
Derose, J. A./Suter, T./Schmutz, P./ Al 2024 Alloy with low Mg (Higher Cu to Mg Ratio): Microstructural and Localized Corrosion
Balkowiec, A./Michalski, J./ Behavior Characterization for Model Input Data, Seminar at SURF (Electrochemical and Surface
Kurzydlowsky, K. J. Engineering), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brüssel, BE, 06-08 w
Derose, J. A./Suter, T./Schmutz, P./ Al 2024 Alloy with low Mg (Higher Cu to Mg Ratio): Microstructural and Localized Corrosion
Balkowiec, A./Michalski, J./ Behavior Characterization for Model Input Data, Seminar at SIE (Sufaces and Interfaces
Kurzydlowsky, K. J. Engineering), Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, NL, 06-09 w
Organisation n
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Joining Technology Duarte, L. I./Reichmann, T./ Diffusion brazing of Nickel Aluminides using ternary Al-Ge-Ni alloys,
and Corrosion Plevachuk, Y./Richter, K. W./ Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Leinenbach, C.
Duarte, L. I./Viana, F./Simões, S./ Diffusion bonding of TiAl intermetallics using Ti/Al nanometric multilayers,
Vieira, M. F./Ramos, A. S./ 18th International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous and Nanostructured Materials
Vieira, M. T./Klotz, U. E./ (ISMANAM ‘11), Gijon, ES, 07-04 thru 09 F
Leinenbach, C.
Faller, M. Möglichkeiten des Korrosionsschutzes von Stahl im Betonbau,
3-Länder Korrosionstagung, Wien, A, 05-05 thru 05 n
Faller, M. Einflüsse von Schadgasen und Verunreinigungen: Was sind sinnvolle Prüfungen?
Tagung Elektrische Kontakte – Zuverlässigkeit und Ausfallmechanismen, Dübendorf, 06-20 w l
Faller, M. Betrachtungen zum Korrosionssystem bei Nichtrostenden Stählen, SGVC Tagung Werkstofftechnik,
Muttenz, 06-22 w l
Faller, M. Zustandsuntersuchungen an metallischen Bauteilen in Hallenschwimmbädern – Atmosphärische
Belastung und Werkstoffwahl, 37. VDI-Jahrestagung Schadensanalyse Produktverbesserung durch
Schadensanalyse, Würzburg, DE, 10-19 thru 20 w l
Guseva, O./Schmutz, P. Modelling of localized anodic dissolution of aluminium alloys in sodium chloride,
GUS Tagung, Stutensee, DE, 30-03 thru 31 w l
Janczak-Rusch, J. Nanotechnologische Konzepte für die Fügetechnik und deren Innovationspotential im Leichtbau,
Forum/Konferenz Leichtbau, Zukunftweisende Fügetechnologie im Leichtbau, Wien, 10-06 w l
Janczak-Rusch, J./Bissig, V./ Scaling of melting point depression for brazing fillers in nano-multilayer configuration,
Parlinska-Wojtan, M. THERMEC 2011, Québec City, CA, 08-01 thru 05 w l
Janczak-Rusch, J./Bissig, V./ Melting point depression of brazing filler metals in a nanolayer system,
Parliska-Wojtan, M./Sereda, O./ EUROMAT 2011, Montpellier, F, 09-12 thru 15 w
Neels, A.
Janczak-Rusch, J./Garzel, G./ Experimental and theoretical determination of the size dependent phase diagrams,
Delsante, S./Borzone, G./ Joint Working Group COST MP0903 Meeting, Barcelona, E, 04-14 thru 15 w
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M.
anczak-Rusch, J./ Knowledge based design of lead free solder joints: theory-experiment coupling, COST MP0602
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Working Group 2 Meeting, University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, DE, 03-10 thru 11 w l
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K.
Janczak-Rusch, J./ Nanojoining as an alternative concept for high temperature solder joints for microelectronics,
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Final COST MP0602 Meeting, Brno, CZ, 06-22 thru 24 w l
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M.
Janczak-Rusch, J./Türpe, M./ Die Nutzung von Nanoeffekten zur Schmelzpunkterniedrigung von Lotwerkstoffen und deren
Bissig, V. Anwendung in der Löttechnologie, DVS-NAS-Kolloquium 2011 Nanotechnologie –
Innovationspotenziale und Herausforderungen für die Fügetechnik, Berlin, DE, 10-04 w
Jin, S./Leinenbach, C./Wang, J./ Thermodynamic modelling of the Au-Ge-Ni and Au-Cu-Ge ternary systems,
Duarte, L. I./Watson, A./Scott, A./ Workshop on Multiscale simulation of heterogeneous materials and coupling of thermodynamic
Delsant, S./Borzone, G./ models, Leuven, BE, 01-12 thru 14 w
Rappaz, M.
Jin, S./Leinenbach, C./Wang, J./ Experimental investigation and thermodynamic modelling of the Au-Ge-x (x=Cu, Ni, Ti) ternary
Duarte, L. I./Watson, A./ systems, Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 F
Scott, A./Delsante, S./Borzone, G.
Koster, M./Leinenbach, C./ Fatigue assessment of defect-free and defect containing brazed steel joints,
Schindler, H. J. Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Langecker J./Ritter H./Rupper P./ Protection of Silver Surfaces by Nanocoatings through covalent layer-by-layer techniques,
Faller, M./Hanselmann B. PolyColl 2011, Genf, 04-29 F
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Conferences
Joining Technology Leinenbach, C. Schadensprävention bei hochbeanspruchten Bauteilen und Komponenten,
and Corrosion Tagung, Dübendorf, 11-08 n
Leinenbach, C./Koster, M./ Bewertung der Fehlertoleranz bei hochbeanspruchten gelöteten Bauteilen,
Schindler, H. J. Werkstoffprüfung 2011, Berlin, DE, 12-01 thru 02 w
Leinenbach, C./Roth, M. Integrity and Life-time Assessment of Joined Compressor Components,
Forum of Technology – Turbine Forum 2011, Nizza, FR, 05-02 thru 05 w l
Leinenbach, C./Vüllers, F./ Influence of brazing parameters on the microstructure, residual stresses and mechanical properties
Buhl, S./Elsener, H. R./Eifler, D. of stainless steel-SiC and stainless steel-sapphire active braze joints,
Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 F
Leinenbach, C./Wang, J./Bo, H./ Development of a thermodynamic and atomic mobility database for active brazing of ceramics to
Duarte, L. I. steel substrates, Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Leinenbach, C./Weyrich, N./ Influence of thermal pre-treatment on interface reactions and properties of soldered Ti-Al2O3
Elsener, H. R./ Eifler, D. joints, Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Lipecka, J./Lewandowska, M./ Mechanical properties of ultrafine grained aluminium matrix composites reinforced with carbon
Janczak-Rusch, J./ nanotubes, E-MRS Fall Meeting 2011, Warsaw, PL, 09-19 thru 23 w
Kurzydlowski, K. J.
Marker, M./Duarte, L. I./ A characterization of the multicomponent system Al-Fe-Si-Ti,
Leinenbach, C./Effenberger, K. W./ 14the Austrian Chemistry Days, Linz, AT, 09-26 thru 29 w
Richter, K. W.
Marker, M./Duarte, L. I./ Phase equilibria and physical characterization in the system Al-Fe-Si-Ti,
Leinenbach, C./Richter, K. W. Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Moser, E. M./Rivest, V./ Production of DLC Layers daped with metallic nano particles using PVD and PE-MOCVD
Chappuis, S./Faller, M./Reller, A. processes, International Colloquium on Plasma Processes, Nantes, FR, 07-04 thru 08 w
Moser, E. M./Faller, M./ Active Corrosion Protection for Aluminium Surfaces due to DLC Layers with Nano Contacts,
Chappuis, S./Rivest, V./ 12th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, DE, 09-13
Röthlisberger, St. thru 17 F
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Kinetic study and modelling of interfacial growth of the Cu6Sn5 and Cu3Sn intermetallic phases,
Danielewski, M. J./ COST MP0602 Working Group 2 Meeting,
Janczak-Rusch J. University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, DE, 03-10 thru 11 w
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Electro-mechano-chemistry: new perspectives, AGH-Harvard University Workshop nanoscience
Danielewski, M. J./ and – technology: the role of chemistry,
Janczak-Rusch, J. AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, PL, 01-15 w l
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Modeling of multi-phase solid state reaction by example of intermetallic growth,
Danielewski, M. J./ EUROMAT 2011, Montpellier, F, 09-12 thru 15 w
Janczak-Rusch, J.
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Kinetic study and modelling of interfacial growth of the Cu-Sn intermetallic phases,
Danielewski, M.J./ Final COST MP0602 Meeting, Brno, CZ, 06-22 thru 24 F
Janczak-Rusch, J./Wierzba, B.
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Modeling of multi-phase solid state reaction by example of intermetallic growth,
Danielewski, M. J./ DIMAT, Dijon, F, 07-04 thru 09 F
Janczak-Rusch, J./Wierzba, B.
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Modeling of multi-phase solid state reactions by example of IMC growth, Workshop COST Action
Janczak-Rusch, J./ MP0602, Multiscale simulation of heterogeneous materials and coupling of thermodynamic
Danielewski, M. J. models, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, BE, 01-12 thru 14 F
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Surface o1idation preocess investigation of Cu/SnAgCu solder joints generated by controlled
Schmutz, P./Janczak-Rusch, J. humidity/temperature exposure, Advanced Materials and Surfaces Day – Department 010
«Advanced Materials Characterisation», Empa Academy, Dübendorf, 03-31 F
Pigozzi, G./Schmutz, P. Electrochemical approach for the development of multifunctional intermetallic nanoparticles,
Empa Particle Day, Dübendorf, 03-29 w
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Conferences
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invited = l
Joining Technology Pigozzi, G./Mukherji, D./ Development and characterization of surface‐tailored multifunctional intermetallic nanoparticles,
Schmutz, P. Joint Working Group COST MP0903 Meeting, Barcelona, E, 04-14 thru 15 F
Pigozzi, G./Mukherji, D./ Development and characterization of surface‐tailored multifunctional intermetallic nanoparticles,
Schmutz, P. Joint Working Group COST MP0903 Meeting, Barcelona, E, 04-14 thru 15 F
Pigozzi, G./Mukherji, D./ The synthesis of intermetallic nanoparticles: COST research project plan and preliminary results,
Schmutz, P. Action Meeting of COST MP0903, Limerick, IRL, 10-12 thru 14 F
Pigozzi, G./Mukherji, D./ The synthesis of intermetallic nanoparticles: COST research project plan and preliminary results,
Schmutz, P. Action Meeting of COST MP0904, Limerick, IRL, 10-12 thru 14 F
Pigozzi, G./Parlinska-Wojtan, M./ Tuning of melting point depression for nano‐multilayer thin films for brazing applications,
Bissig, V./Janczak-Rusch, J. Advanced Materials and Surfaces Day – Department 010 «Advanced Materials Characterisation»,
Empa Academy, Dübendorf, 03-31 F
Pigozzi, G./Schmutz, P. Electrochemical approach for the development of multifunctional intermetallic nanoparticles,
Empa Particle Day, Empa Academy, Dübendorf, 03-29 w
Reichmann, T./Richter, K. W./ Phase relations in Al-Ge-Ni: a system relevant for brazing of nickel aluminides,
Duarte, L. I./Leinenbach, C. Euromat 2011, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 F
Schmutz, P. Klimatische Umwelteinflüsse auf Oberflächen und Modellierung lokaler Korrosionsangriffe,
SVU-Fachtagung, Olten, 10-01 w l
Schmutz, P./Cardilli, E./Berg, M. Electrochemical interactions on metallic medical implant surfaces: from macroscopic to local
characterization, BioTiNet Marie Curie Training Network, Ljubljana, SI, 10-25 thru 27 w l
Schmutz, P./Liu, M./Suter, T./ Mg and Mg alloys: from Passivation to Biodegradation Mechanism;
Uggowitzer, P. J. 220th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Boston, US, 10-09 thru 14 w l
Schmutz, P./Luebben, J./Suter, T. Electrochemical reactivity of materials microstructures studied by Scanning Kelvin Probe Force and
Nanocapillary methods, NACE meeting, Research in Progress Symposium, Houston, US, 03-15
thru 17 w l
Sereda, O./Janczak-Rusch, J./ Melting point depression of brazing filler metals in a nanolayer system,
Bissig, V./Parlinska-Wojtan, M./ Swiss Chemical Society Meeting, Lausanne, EPFL, 09-09 F
Neels. A.
Sereda, O./Janczak-Rusch, J./ High Temperature in-situ XRD Studies on New Solder Materials for MEMS Packaging Applications,
Pigozzi, G./Dommann, A./ Meeting of the Swiss Crystallographic Association, University of Bern, Bern, 09-15 thru 16 w
Neels, A.
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K. The experiences of the 3rd year PhD Student, Welcome@Empa, Empa, Dübendorf, 02-14 w
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K. How to manage a PhD project, Workshop for PhD Students, Warsaw, PL, 06-14 w l
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K. The experiences of the 3rd year PhD Student, Welcome@Empa, Empa, Dübendorf, 08-25 w
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Sacrificial Passivation – an energineering concept to exploit fast diffusion in nanostructures for
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R. microelectronics assembly, EUROMAT 2011, Montpellier, F, 09-12 thru 15 F
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Sacrificial Passivation as a temporary barrier coating for joining, COST MP0602 Working Group 2
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R Meeting, University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, DE, 03-10 thru 11 w
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Sacrificial Passivation as a novel concept for joining related processes, Advanced Materials and
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R. Surfaces Day – Department 010 «Advanced Materials Characterisation», Empa Academy,
Dübendorf, 03-31 F
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Embracing diffusion for the rapid formation of interconnects,
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R. MRC Graduate Symposium, Zürich, 06-08 F
Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Controling diffusion in nanostructures for rapid formation of interconnects,
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R. Empa PhD Symposium 2011, St. Gallen, 10-18 w
192
Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Joining Technology Sobol Sosnowska, K. K./ Exploiting diffusion for Transient Liquid Phase bonding,
Pawelkiewicz Koebel, M./ Final COST MP0602 Meeting, Brno, CZ, 06-22 thru 24 F
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R.
Sobool Sosnowska, K. K./ An engineering concept to embrace diffusion in nanostructures for rapid formation of
Janczak-Rusch, J./Spolenak, R. interconnects, THERMEC 2011, Québec City, CA, 08-01 thru 05 w
Suter, T. Micro- and Nanocapillary Electrochemical Material Surface Characterization,
Departments Day Empa, Dübendorf, 04-31 w l
Suter, T./Schmutz, P. Electrochemical Studies on Noble Nanosacle Particles of Pure Magnesium,
ISE–Conference, Niigata, JP, 09-11 thru 16 w
Tillmann, W./Wojarski, L./Liu, C./ Herstellung von Glas-Metall-Verbunden unter Anwendung nanostrukturierter Zusatzwerkstoffe,
Janczak-Rusch, J. DVS-NAS-Kolloquium 2011 Nanotechnologie – Innovationspotenziale und Herausforderungen für
die Fügetechnik, Berlin, DE, 10-04 w
Mechanics of Brodard, P./Bechelany, M./ Controlled metallic nanostructuring for the fabrication of efficient surface-enhanced Raman
Materials and Elias, J./Philippe, L./Michler, J. spectroscopy substrates, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies
Nanostructures (ICMAT), Singapore, SG, 06-29 w
Brodard, P./Bechelany, M./ Metallic nanostructures for plasmon-enhanced Raman spectroscopy,
Elias, J./Philippe, L./Michler, J. Nanoplasmonic sensors and spectroscopy, Göteborg, SE, 09-19 thru 22 w
Brodard, P./Bechelany, M./ Functionalized atomic force microscopy cantilevers for tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy,
Philippe, L./Michler, J. Singapore, SG, 06-27 w
Brodard, P./Michler, J. Raman spectroscopy of nanostructures: mechanics and plasmonics,
Symposium on Confocal Raman Imaging, Ulm, DE, 10-05 thru 06 F
Elias, J./Bechelany, M./Utke, I./ Electrochemical deposition of order urchin-like ZnO nanostructures and their application in
Michler, J./Philippe, L. Extremely Thin Absorber Solar cells, Elecnano4 – 7th ECHEMS, Paris, FR, 05-23 thru 26
Elias, J./Bechelany, M./Utke, I./ Electrochemical deposition of order urchin-like ZnO nanostructures and their application in
Michler, J./Philippe, L. Extremely Thin Absorber Solar cells,
2nd International Conference on Semiconductor Sensitized Solar Cells, Mallorca, ES, 09-18 thru 20
Elias, J./Lévy-Clément, C./ Hollow Urchin-like ZnO thin Films by Electrochemical Deposition,
Bechelany, M./Michler, J./ 2eme Colloque, ZnO L'oxyde de zinc sous toutes ses formes!, Meudon, FR, 06-08 thru 09 F
Wang, G./Wang, Z./Philippe, L.
Elias, J./Michler, J./Philippe, L./ Hierarchically Organized ZnO Nanowires with 3d Urchin-Like Morphology for Photovoltaic
Lévy-Clément, C. Application, 3rd International Conference from Nanoparticles & Nanomaterials to Nanowires &
nanosystems (3rd IC4M), Kreta, GR, 06-25 thru 29 w l
Elias, J./Philippe, L./Michler, J./ Synthesis of 3d Urchin-Like ZnO Thin Films and Optical Properties,
Lévy-Clément, C. 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, DE, 09-04 thru 10 F
Gamez, G./Frey, D./Michler, J. GDOES elemental mapping with Push Broom Hyperspectral Imaging System,
European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Zaragosa, ES, 01-30 thru 02-04 w
Ghisleni, R./Michler, J. In-situ SEM micropillar compression – Room temperature ductile to brittle transition in InP,
International Conference on Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Como, IT, 06-05 thru 09 w
Ghisleni, R./Michler, J. Size dependent brittle to ductile transition in semiconductors,
E-MRS Spring Meeting, Nizza, FR, 05-09 thru 13 F
Ghisleni, R./Nowag, K./ Effect of crystal orientation on the active slip systems of BCC titanium alloy, transition in
Kombaiah, B./Niederberger, C./ semiconductors, Euromat, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w
Michler, J.
Ghisleni, R./Rabier, J./ Small scale plasticity of silicon as a function of electronic doping,
Demenet, J. L./Michler, J. Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development, Lanzarote, ES, 10-09 thru 14 w
Ghisleni, R./Rabier, J./ Stress-strain response of hard coating by in-situ SEM compression,
Demenet, J. L./Michler, J. International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering, Glasgow, UK, 10-17 thru 20 w
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Conferences
Mechanics of Ghisleni, R./Rabier, J./ Small scale plasticity of silicon as a function of electronic doping,
Materials and Demenet, J. L./Michler, J. MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, US, 11-28 thru 12-02 w
Nanostructures
Jenke, M. G./Gabureac, M./ Gas injection systems for local three dimensional FEBID / FIBID at nanometer scale, Swiss Nano
Utke, I./Fahlbusch, S./Rabe, R. Convention 2011, Baden, DE, 05-19 F
Michler, J. Fracture Behavior of Hard Multilayered Thin Films on Soft Substrates, International Conference on
Metallic Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, US, 02-05 thru 06 n w
Michler, J. In-situ nanomechanical testing, TMS 2011 (The annual meeting of the Minerals, Metals & Materials
Society), San Diego, US, 02-28 thru 03-04 w l
Michler, J. In-Situ SEM Mechanical Testing of Nanowires, E-MRS Spring Meeting, Nizza, FR, 05-09
thru 13 w l
Michler, J. In-situ SEM micropillar compression – temperature dependent ductile to brittle, transition in
semiconductors, Euromat, Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thru 15 w l
Michler, J. Welcome and good-bye speeches as conference organiser, ECI Conference on Nanomechanical
Testing in Materials Research and Development, Lanzarote, ES, 10-09 thru 14 n
Raghavan, R. Deformation and fracture of amorphous alloys, Dresden, DE, 01-12 w l
Raghavan, R./Hansen, S./ Mechanical behavior of reaction wood: A multiscale approach, Nanomechanical Testing in
Zimmermann, T./Michler, J. Materials Research and Development, Lanzarote, ES, 10-09 thru 14 F
Szkudlarek, A./Gabureac, M./ Determination of the Surface Diffusion Coeffcient and the Recidence Time via Focused
Utke, I. Electron-Beam CVD, Euro CVD 18, Kinsale, IE, 09-04 thru 09 F
Utke, I. Smaller is softer: indentation response of Al2O3/ZnO nanolaminates grown by low temperature
atomic layer deposition, EuroCVD 18, Kinsale, IE, 09-04 thru 09 w
Utke, I. From Thin Films to Individual Nanowires: Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Chemical Vapor
Deposition (CVD), Vapor-Liquid-Solid (VLS) growth, and Focused Electron Beam Induced
Deposition (FEBID), 3M-Nano International Conference, Changchun, CN, 08/09-29 thru 02 w l
Utke, I./Gabureac, M./Bernau, L. Nanosynthesis of Tunable Composite Materials by R.T. Focused Electron Beam CVD,
EuroCVD 18, Kinsale, IE, 09-04 thru 09 w
Utke, I./Gabureac, M./Bernau, L. Nomination Best Conference Lecture: Composition Control of High Resolution Focused Electron
Beam Induced Deposits, 3M-Nano 2011, Changchun, CN, 08/09-29 thru 02 w
Utke, I./Jenke, M. G,/Kapon, E. Polarisation stabilisation of VCSELs by minimum invasive maskless lithography,
European Semiconductor Laser Workshop (ESLW) 2011, Lausanne, 09-23 thru 24 w
Utke, I./Jenke, M. G./Kapon, E. Polarisation stabilisation of VCSELs by minimum invasive maskless lithography, European
Semiconductor Laser Workshop (ESLW) 2011, NanoTech 2011, Boston, US, 06-13 thru 16 w
Utke, I./Jenke, M. G/Gabureac, M. Nanoscale Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing with Focused Electron and Ion Beam Triggered
Chemistry, 5th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping,
Leiria, PT, 09/10- 28 thru 01 w
Utke, I./Whitby, J./Gabureac, M./ An Affordable, High Spatial Resolution FIB TOF-SIMS Instrument,
Michler, J./Östlund, F./ FIB DACH Workshop, Zürich, 07-03 thru 05 w l
Sedláček, L./Jiruše, J.
Wheeler, J. M.//Michler, J. In situ, Elevated Temperature Nanoindentation: Best Practices and Case Studies,
Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development, Lanzarote, ES, 10-11 w
Wheeler, J. M./Ghisleni, R./ In situ, Elevated Temperature Micro-compression of Silicon,
Michler, J. International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Film, San Diego, US, 05-02 w
Whitby, J. An Affordable, High Spatial Resolution FIB TOF-SIMS Instrument,
23rd Annual Workshop on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Baltimore, US, 05-17 thru 20 w
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Conferences
Nanoscale Materials Bernard, L. Seeing at the Nanoscale 2011, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, US, 19-22 w
Science
Crockett, R. Adsorption and friction of sel-assembled amphiphilic polymers, Hiroshima, JP, 10-31 thru 11-04 w
Crockett, R. International conference on biotribology, London, UK, 09-19 thru 22 n
Ernst, K.-H. Modification of surfaces with buckybowls: tiling and phase transitions,
Physikalisches Kolloquium der U Würzburg, Würzburg, DE, 01-18 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Molecular chirality at surfaces: 2D crystallization and manipulation of single adsorbates with
inelastic electron tunneling, Physik-Kolloquium der U Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, DE, 02-01 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Molecular chirality in two dimensions, FUNMOLS Workshop, Bern, 02-10 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Chiral conflict induces single-handed enantiomorphism,
Chirality in Systems chemistry workshop, Toledo, ES, 04-08 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Modification of surfaces with buckybowls,
International Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices, Beijing, CN, 07-02 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Linear propulsion of a molecular machine after fueling with electrons,
International Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices, xiantan, CN, 07-05 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Sergeants and soldiers in two dimensions: Amplification of chirality in molecular monolayers at
surfaces, International Union of Crystallography, Madrid, ES, 08-29 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Molecular chirality at surfaces: 2D crystallization and single molecule dynamics,
OCI Colloquium U Geneve, Geneva, 10-13 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Single molecule dynamics at surfaces,
Chemistry Seminar, New York University, New York City, US, 10-18 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Modification of surfaces with buckybowls,
Materials Science Colloquium, Columbia University, New York City, US, 10-21 w l
Ernst, K.-H. Chirality in flatland, OCI Colloquium ETH, Zürich, 10-24 w l
Fontani, G. Mechanism of aqueous lubrication with amphiphilic polymers, Hoi An, VN, 05-23 thru 27 w
Hauert, R. ICMCTF, Symposium D, Coatings for biomedical applications, San Diego, US, 05-02 thru 06 n
Hauert, R./Müller, U./Falub, C. V./ Tribological Behavior of DLC Coated CoCrMo Alloys for Medical Joint Applications,
Thorwarth, G./Voisard, C./ IBM-Research, Rüschlikon, 05-26 thru 26 w l
Tobler, M./ Thorwarth, K./
Weisse, B./Schmutz, P./
Affolter, Ch./Parlinska, M./
Stiefel, M.
Hauert, R./Müller, U./Falub, C. V./ Tribological Behavior of DLC Coated CoCrMo Alloys for Medical Joint Applications,
Thorwarth, G./Voisard, C./ ICMCTF, San Diego, US, 05-02 thru 6 w
Tobler, M./ Thorwarth, K./
Weisse, B./Schmutz, P./
Affolter, Ch./Parlinska, M./
Stiefel, M.
Hauert, R./Müller, U./Falub, C. V./ Adhäsionsproblematik von tribologischen Kohlenstoff-Schichten,
Thorwarth, G./Voisard, C./ Solothurn, 11-05 thru 5 w l
Tobler, M./Thorwarth, K./
Weisse, B./Schmutz, P./
Affolter, Ch./Parlinska, M./
Stiefel, M.
Hug, H. J. Los Ander Univ, Bogota, CO, 08-11 w l
Hug, H. J. 56 Conference Magn Magn Mat, Scottsdale Arizona, US, 10-30 thru 11-03 w l
Jaeger, D. Shake-Ups at Titanium Nitride Interfaces using AR-xPS / SAOG 20xx, Fribourg, 01-28 F
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Nanoscale Materials Jaeger, D. Influence of Shake-Up Behaviour at Titanium Nitride Interfaces using AR-xPS. DPG 2011,
Science Dresden, DE, 03-14 w
Jaeger, D. Quantification of titanium nitride shake-ups at different interfaces using AR-xPS,
E-MRS 2011, Nice, F, 05-11 w
Jaeger, D. Investigations of the electronic structure of Titanium Nitride Interfaces using AR-xPS.
ECASIA 2011, Cardiff, UK, 09-06 F
Lorenzo Castaldi Transition Metal Oxynitrides: Enhancing performance by adding oxygen,
ICMCTF 20xx, San Diego CA, US, 05-04 w l
Marioni, M Nanotechnologie: Innovation für die Zukunft, Opening talk of the Summer School on Modeling
and Virtual Reality, Waidhofen/Ybbs, AT, 07-24 thru 24 w l
Marioni, M 56 Conference Magn Magn Mat, Scottsdale Arizona, US, 10-30 thru 11-03 w
Ozer, S. 56 Conference Magn Magn Mat, Scottsdale Arizona, US, 10-30 thru 11-03 w
Ozer, S./Joshi, N./Marionni M. A./ Contrast formation and deconvolution of pinned UCS by MFM,
Romer S./Hug H. J. DPG March 2011, Dresden, DE, 03-14 thruh 18 w
Patscheider, J. Solid Solutions and Nanostructures in Al(Si)N Hard Coatings,
ICMCTF 2011, San Diego CA, US, 05-05 n w l
Patscheider, J. Excursions in the Al-Si-N system: Solid solutions,
Nanocomposites and Nanomultilayers, E-MRS 20xx, Nice (F), F, 05-12 w l
Patscheider, J. The Al-Si-N system: from solid solutions to nanomultilayers,
6th Symposium on Vacuum based Science and Technology, Kolobrzeg (PL), PL, 09-21 w l
Patscheider, J. Tuning the properties of chromium oxynitride coatings,
58th AVS Symposium, Nashville TN, US, 11-03 n w
Thorwarth, K./Thorwarth, G./ Failure Analysis of DLC Coatings on Metallic Joint Implants.
Falub, C. V./Müller, U./Stiefel, M./ Spiessl Symposium, Basel, 06-16 thru 18 w
Weisse, B./Voisard, C./Tobler, M./
Hauert, R.
nanotech@surfaces Adams, D. Characterization of conformational changes in small molecules and polymers by means of ab initio
MD and x-ray absorption spectroscopy, CECAM workshop: 1-ray Spectroscopy : Recent Advances
in Modelling and New Challenges, 07-13 thru 15 w
Cai, J. Atomically Precise Bottom-up Fabrication of Graphene Nanoribbons.
APS March Meeting 2011, Dalles Convention Center, Dallas, US, 03-23 w l
Cai, J. Bottom-up fabrication of porous graphene and graphene nanoribbons.
Graphene 2011, Bilbao, ES, 04-11 F
Cai, J. Atomically Precise Bottom-up Fabrication of Graphene Nanoribbons.
SNI-Empa Workshop on Molecular Electronics, Empa, Dübendorf, 06-24 w
Fasel, R. Bottom-up synthesis of graphene-related materials. Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNano),
Aarhus, DK, 02-04 w l
Fasel, R. Bottom-up fabrication of graphene-related materials. PolyColl 2011,
Annual conference of the Division of Polymers and Colloids of the Swiss Chemical Society,
University of Geneva, Geneva, 04-29 w l
Fasel, R. On-surface chemistry for the fabrication of graphene-related materials.
Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, DE, 05-09 w l
Fasel, R. Graphene – an extraordinary nanomaterial. Swiss Nano Convention 2011, Baden, 05-18 w l
Fasel, R. Bottom-up synthesis of graphene-related materials. International Conference on the Formation of
Semiconductor Interfaces ICFSI-13, Prague, CZ, 07-04 w l
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Conferences
nanotech@surfaces Fasel, R. On-surface synthesis of molecular nanostructures,
1VIII International Summer School «Nicolas Cabrera», Madrid, ES, 09-16 w l
Fasel, R. On-surface synthesis of molecular nanostructures.
Beilstein Workshop NanoBIC 2011, Schloss, Rauischholzhausen, DE, 10-09 w l
Gaspari, R. Bulk structure of Al-Cr-Fe CMAs by neutron diffraction,
STEM and ab initio calculations. Euroschool CMA., Tolouse, FR, 05-22 F
Gaspari, R. Selective adsorption of benzene on reconstructed Au(111) surfaces. SPS meeting, Lausanne, 06-15 F
Gaspari, R. Determination of the best Pd-Ga surfaces for catalysis by simulations and experiments.
SimBioMa, Konstanz, DE, 09-27 F
Gröning, O. Nanostructured molecular materials: Synthesis and Characterization, Karlsruhe, DE, 01-11 thru 12 w
Gröning, O. From tip-induced chemical reactions to electron dynamics in carbon nanotubes,
EMPA-NIMS-KIT Workshop, NCCR Nanoscience Winterschool, Les Diablerets, 01-19 thru 21 w l
Gröning, O. XPS and STM beyond single spectra and topographic imaging,
EMPA Department day 2011, Dübendorf, 03-31 w
Gröning, O. STM/STS characterization of defects in carbon nanostructures, Meeting of the COST Action «Novel
materials for nanodevices – from Theory to Practice” (NanoTP), Dübendorf, 04-07 w
Gröning, O. Surface potential modulation for templated molecules adsorption, Workshop on Statistical Physics
and low dimensional Systems (SPLDS 2011), Nancy, FR, 05-18 thru 20 w
Gröning, O. Defects in CNT from band gap engineering to electron scattering,
NFP 47 «Supramolecular Functional Materials” Summerschool, Lugano, 05-25 thru 28 w l
Gröning, O. Conformational switching and tip-induced cyclodehydrogenation in a surface supported binary
supramolecular network, Meeting of the Swiss Physical Society 2011, Lausanne, 06-15 thru 17 w
Gröning, O. Artificial defects in single walled carbon nanotubes: From band gap engineering to pseudo spin
dependent electron scattering, Dübendorf, 06-24 w
Gröning, O. Defects in nanocarbon structures: A possible route to engineer the electronic properties,
SNI-EMPA Workshop on Molecular Electronics, Physics Department of the University of Zurich,
Zürich, 09-21 w l
Gröning, O. Templated adsorption on the h-BN/Rh(111) nanomesh: The role of the surface potential,
Physics Department of the Technical University of Munich, Munich, DE, 11-10 w l
Gröning, O. Nanotechnologie: Zwischen Werbeslogan und echter technischer Revolution,
Pädagogische Hochschule Luzern, Luzern, 11-14 w l
Manh Thuong N. Understanding the formation of surface-supported molecular nanostructures: atomistic
simulations, PhD E1am, ETHZ, Zürich, 08-24 w
Passerone, D. Materials science: Where atomistic simulations can help,
EMPA-NIMS-KIT-MPIMF-workshop, DE, 01-11 thru 12 w
Passerone, D. A Supramolecular Engineering via Chemical modification of 2H-TPP: carbon de-hydrogenation
and flat confrormation, Joint Annual Meeting 2011, 06-15 thru 17 w
Pignedoli, C. molecules @ surfaces: complex reactions simple mechanisms complex simulations,
EMPA-NIMS-KIT-MPIMF-workshop, DE, 01-11 thru 12 w l
Pignedoli, C. Nanostructures and adsorption on metallic surfaces,
2nd CP2K Tutorial, ETH, Zürich, 02-07 thru 11 w l
Pignedoli, C. Surface-assisted synthesis of graphene nanoribbons and heterojunctions: an atomistic insight.
Joint Annual Meeting 2011, 06-15 thru 17 w
Pignedoli, C. Bottom-up design of molecular nanostructures: Experiments and simulations at Empa.
CNR NANO – S3, Modena, IT, 07-04 thru 11 w l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
nanotech@surfaces Pignedoli, C. Storage of Methane by van der Waals confinement:Sumanene/Ag(111) a preliminary experimental/
computational study, Nanoenergetics: theoretical and e1perimental approaches, Trieste, IT, w l
Prinz, J. Surface termination of PdGa(111) and PdGa(-1-1-1), 12th Palladium day, Berlin, DE, 03-14 thru 15 w
Prinz, J. Surface Science Investigations of Intermetallic Pd-Ga Catalysts,
EPFL, Winter School 2011, Crans Montana, 03-28 thru 04-01 F
Prinz, J. Surface Structure Determination of PdGa Catalysts.
Joint Annual Meeting 2011, 06-15 thru 17 F
Prinz, J. Surface Structure Determination of PdGa Catalysts, 1st International Symposium on Intermetallic
Compounds in Methanol Steam Reforming, DE, 09-19 F
Prinz, J. CO adsorption on PdGa(111) and (-1-1-1) and first insights into PdGa(110) surfaces,
13th Palladium Day, Obergurgl, AT, 10-04 w
Ruffieux, P. Bottom-up fabrication of graphene-related materials.
Fachbereich Physik. Universität, Konstanz, DE, 01-27 w l
Ruffieux, P. Bottom-up fabrication of graphene-related materials, IBM, Rüschlikon, 04-05 w l
Ruffieux, P. Bottom-up fabrication of graphene-related materials. COST action NanoTP,
Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 04-07 w
Ruffieux, P. On-surface synthesis and characterization of graphene nanostructures.
Graphene week 2011, Obergurgl, AT, 03-27 F
Ruffieux, P. Bottom-up fabrication of graphene nanostructures. Swiss-Swedish meeting on quantum materials,
Stenungsbaden, SE, 08-25 w l
Ruffieux, P. Atomically precise bottom-up fabrication of graphene nanoribbons. NanoteC11,
International conference on Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Nantes, FR, 08-31 w l
Ruffieux, P. Carbon Nanostructures with manifold applications. FSRM, Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, w l
Ruffieux, P. Micro- und Nanotechnology. Euregio Bodensee, DE, w l
Widmer, R. Investigations of the catalytically active intermetallic PdGa(111) surface. ISSC-18,
Warwick University, UK, 04-04 F
Widmer, R. Fundamentals of Complex Metallic Alloys. Tecos – appliCMA, Celje, SI, 05-04 thru 07 w
Widmer, R. Investigations of the catalytically active intermetallic PdGa(111) surfaces.
Cost Action MSR, FHI, Berlin, DE, 09-19 thru 20 F
Thin Films and Blösch P./Chirila A./Pianezzi F./ Comparative Study of Different Back Contact Designs for High Efficiency CIGS Solar Cells on
Photovotaics Seyrling S./Rossbach P./ Stainless Steel Foils, 37th IEEE PVSC 2011, Seattle, US, 06-19 thru 24 w
Buecheler S./Nishiwaki S./
Tiwari A. N.
Buecheler S./Chirila A./ Flexible and Lightweight Solar Modules for New Concepts in Building Integrated
Perrenoud J./Kranz L./ Photovoltaics, CISBAT11 2011, Lausanne, 09-14 thru 16 w
Gretener C./Blösch P./
Pianezzi F./Seyrling S./
Tiwari A. N.
Buecheler S./Tiwari A. N. Flexible CIGS and CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells,
3rd Thin Film PV Summit 2011, Berlin, DE, 03-03 thru 04 w l
Chirila A./Blösch P./Pianezzi F./ Efficiency Improvement of Flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells from 14.1% to 18.7%,
Seyrling S./Nishiwaki S./ Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 w
Buecheler S./Tiwari A. N.
Organisation n
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invited = l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Thin Films and Chirilă, A./Bloesch, P./ High Efficiency Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells and Mini-Modules on Fle1ible Substrates,
Photovotaics Buecheler S./Pianezzi, F./ E-MRS Spring meeting, 2011, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 w
Seyrling, S./Nishiwaki, S./
Uhl, A. R./Fella, C./Verma, R./
Romanyuk, Y. E/Bilger, G./
Brémaud, D./Tiwari, A. N.
Chirilă, A./Bloesch, P./Pianezzi, F./ Influence of Composition Modifications on Properties of High Efficiency Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells
Nishiwaki, S./Rossbach, P./ Grown at Low Temperature on Flexible Substrates,
Tiwari, A. N. MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, San Fransisco, US, 04-25 thru 29 w
Fella C./Ilari G./Uhl A. R./ Non-Vacuum Deposition of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Absorber Layers for Thin Film Solar Cells,
Romanyuk Y./Seyrling S./ Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 F
Chirila A./Tiwari A. N.
Fella C. M./Uhl A. R./ Solution based deposition of CZTS absorber materials.
Romanyuk Y./Tiwari A. N. International Workshop on Kesterites 2011, Barcelona, SP, 11-24 thru 25 w
Gretener C./Schmitt R./Kranz L./ CdTe/CdS Thin Film Solar Cells Grown in Substrate Configuration, Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 F
Perrenoud J./Buecheler S./
Tiwari A. N.
Ilari, G./Fella, C./Uhl, R. A./ Spin-coated Cu2ZnSnSe4 absorbers for thin film solar cells.
Romanyuk, Y. E./Tiwari A. N. E-MRS Spring meeting, 2011, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 F
Kranz L./Perrenoud J./ Low Temperature Growth of CdTe and Electrical Back Contacts for Alternative Device
Buecheler S./Tiwari A. N. Configurations, Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 w l
Kranz L./Perrenoud J./Gretener C./ Reduction of Absorber Deposition Temperature in Evaporated CdTe Solar Cells,
Buecheler S./Tiwari A. N. Aix en Provence, FR, 05-25 thru 27 w
Kranz, L./Perrenoud, J./ Influence of sodium on recrystallization of CdTe solar cells during CdCl2 treatment/MRS 2011
Pianezzi, F./Buecheler, S./ Spring Meeting, San Fransisco, US, 04-25 thru 29 F
Tiwari, A.N.
Perrenoud J./Gretener C./Kranz L./ Flexilbe CdTe Solar Cells on Polyimide Film with 13.8% Conversion Efficiency,
Buecheler S./Tiwari A. N. Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 F
Pianezzi F./ Blösch P./Chirila A./ Investigation of Electrical Properties of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film Solar Cells on Stainless Steel
Seyrling S./Buecheler S./ Substrates with Different Mo Back Contact Thicknesses, Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 F
Tiwari A. N.
Seyrling, S./Chirila, A./Güttler, D./ Na Distribution in CIGS Solar Cells Grown with modified Three-Stage Process.
Blösch, P./Pianezzi, F./ 37th IEEE PVSC 2011, Seattle, US, 06-19 thru 24 w
Buecheler, S./Uhl A. R./
Rossbach, P./Tiwari, A. N.
Tiwari, A. N. Development and potentials of high efficiency flexible solar cells.
DPG Plastic Electronics 2011, Dresden, DE, 03-13 thru 15 w l
Tiwari, A. N. High efficiency flexible CIGS and CdTe thin film solar cells and modules for roll-to-roll
manufacturing. 1. Society of Vacuum Coaters, Chicago, April 2011, Chicago, US, 04-17 thru 20 w l
Tiwari, A. N. Flexible thin film solar cells: Potential of high efficiency cells for cost effective solar electricity.
3. Solarplaza: The Future of Solar Module Technology, Munich, 3 June 2011, Munich, DE, 06-03 w l
Tiwari, A. N. Prospects of flexible CIGS solar cells on polyimide film with efficiency exceeding 19%.
MRS-ICMAT Conference 2011, Singapore, SG, 06-26 thru 30 w l
Tiwari, A. N. Solar cells based on non-vacuum grown chalcogenide absorber layers.
HZB Workshop on Chalcogenide Thin Film Solar Cells 2011, Berlin, DE, 09-10w l
Tiwari, A. N. Prospects of high efficiency flexible solar cells.
Conference Royal Society Can Solar Power Deliver, London, UK, 11-14 thru 15 w l
Tiwari, A. N. Flexible CIGS solar cells on different substrates/9. 21st International Photovoltaic Science and
Engineering Conference (PVSEC-21), Fukuoka, Japan, 2011, Fukoka, JP, 11-27 thru 30 w l
Organisation n
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invited = l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Thin Films and Tiwari, A. N./Chirila, A./Blösch, P./ Flexilble Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and CdTe Solar Cells: Current Status and Future Prospects,
Photovotaics Perrenoud, J./Kranz, L./Seyrling, S./ Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 w l
Buecheler, S./Nishiwaki, S.
Tiwari, A. N./Chirilă, A./ Flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and CdTe solar cells and roll-to-roll manufacturing.
Bloesch, P./Perrenaud, J./Kranz, L./ MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, San Fransisco, US, 04-25 thru 29 w l
Seyrling, S./Pianezzi, F./
Buecheler S./Verma, R./
Nishiwaki, S./Romanyuk, Y. E./
Ziltener, R./Brémaud, D.
Uhl, A. R./Romanyuk, Y./ Non-Vacuum Deposition of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Absorbers for Thin Film Solar Cells from True Solutions
Chirila, A./Fella, C. M./Blösch, P./ Using Alcoholic Solvents, Hamburg, DE, 09-5 thru 9 F
Pianezzi, F./Tiwari, A.N.
Uhl, A. R./Tiwari, A. N. Solar cells based on non-vacuum grown CIGS layers.
2nd International Workshop on CIGS Solar Cell Technology, Berlin, DE, 04-12 thru 14 w l
Uhl, R. A./Romanyuk, Y. E./ Cu(In,Ga)Se2 absorber formation from nanoparticle dispersions for thin film solar cells.
Tiwari, A. N. E-MRS Spring meeting, 2011, Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 F
Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Meier, U. Structural Health Monitoring Made CFRP Components in Civil Structures Feasible,
Seminar University of Illinois at Chicago.
University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC, Chicago, US, 03-18 w l
Meier, U. Advanced Composite Materials, Material Beyond Materials: A Composite Tectonics Conference on
Advanced Materials and Digital Manufacturing.
The Southern California Institute of Architecture, SCI-Arc., Los Angeles, US, 03-26 w l
Meier, U. Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Cables for Suspended Bridges: Why? Why Not? What If?,
Seminar Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University.,
Ney York, US, 03-29 w l
Meier, U. 20 Years of Experience with SHM of Objects with CFRP Components, International Symposium on
Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures,
NDTMS-20xx. Istanbul Technical University ITÜ, Istanul, TR, 05-15 thru 18 w l
Meier, U. How carbon fiber reinforced polymers will challenge the construction of suspended bridges and
contribute to their safety and long term reliability, 4th World Materials Research Institutes Forum
on Materials Challenges for Safety and Reliability. Institute of Metal Research (IMR), Chinese
Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenyang, CN, 05-22 thru 26 w l
Meier, U. CFRP cables for suspended bridges and post-tensioning,
Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, 05-26 w l
Meier, U. Kohlenstofffasern: Von der Glühlampe zum Lift in den Weltraum,
Mitgliedertreffen VKB-Sektion Zürich. Empa, Erismann-Auditorium, Dübendorf, 06-28 w l
Meier, U. CFK im Bauwesen: Woher? Wohin?, SGL Symposium «The Carbon Company».
SGL GROUP The Carbon Company, Meitingen, DE, 07-05 w l
Meier, U. Kohlenstofffasern: Woher, wozu, wohin?, Rotary Club Luzern Wasserturm.
Grand Hotel National, Luzern, 09-27 w l
Meier, U. Sustainable Pedestrian Bridge Construction with Materials by Combination, International
Symposium on Innovation and Sustainability of Struczures in Civil Engineering, ISISS 2011.
Conference Center, Xiamen University, Xiamen, CN, 10-28 thru 30 w l
Meier, U. Two Decades of Experience with Structural Health Monitoring of Structures with CFRP
Components, The 7th National Workshop on Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Infrastructure
System (NDECIS 20xx). Central Taiwan Science Park, Taichung, TW, 11-04 w l
Meier, U. CFRP Cables: An Enabling Technology for Very Long-Span Bridges, Seminar Department of Civil
engineering, xiamen University. Xiamen University, Xiamen, CN, 11-09 w l
Organisation n
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Lecture = w
invited = l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Meier, U. Leichtbau Szenarien, Empa Technology Briefing Herausforderung Leichtbau.
Empa, Dübendorf, 11-21 w l
Meier, U. CFRP Cables: An Enabling Technology for Very Long-Span Bridges, International Institute for
Urban Systems Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, CN, 11-28
w l
Meier, U. Structural health monitoring is supporting a successful implementation of carbon fiber composites
in bridge construction, BridgeTech Conference 2011. InterContinental Shanghai Pudong Hotel,
Shanghai, CN, 11-29 thru 12-02 w l
Meier, U. 20 Years of Practical Experience with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structural Engineering,
Seminars at Department of Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM,
Mexico City, MX, 12-05 thru 10 w l
Meier, U. Long-Term Behavior of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers Recorded with SHM,
5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure
(SHMII-5) 2011, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancún, MX, 12-11 thru 15 w
Richner, P. Baukunst Schweiz – Quo Vadis? Einstürze und schwere Mängel: Ursachen und Folgerungen für die
Zukunft, Tagung Bau und Wissen, Wildegg, 26-01 w l
Richner, P. Neue Materialien als Triebfeder für Innovationen im Bau,
Tagung Material Kreativ Nutzen, Neuhausen, 30-08 w l
Richner, P. Analysis of catastrophic failures in Switzerland, 53° Congresso Brasileiro do Concreto,
Florianopolis, BR, 01-11 thru 04 w l
Acoustics/Noise Brink, M./Schäffer, B./ Aircraft noise indexes – recent developments and current applications,
Control Schreckenberg, D./Basner, M. ICBEN 2011, London, UK, 07-24 thru 28 w
Bütikofer, R. Geschall: Hammerwerk mit leisem Antrieb, DAGA 2011, Düsseldorf, DE, 03-21 thru 24 w
Bütikofer, R./Geyer, C./Krajči, L./ Der Leichtbauprüfstand in Dübendorf: ein neuartiger Prüfstand zur Messung der
Müller, A./Schuppisser, B./ Schallübertragung im Holzbau,
Weber H. DAGA 2011, Düsseldorf, DE, 03-21 thru 24 w
Churchill C./Hopkins C./Krajči L. Modelling airborne sound transmission across a hybrid heavyweight-lightweight floor using
Statistical Energy Analysis, Forum Acusticum 2011, Aalborg, DK, 06-27 thru 07-01
Heutschi, K. Vergleich StL86+ – Sonroad, Herbsttagung Schweiz.
Gesellschaft für Akustik und Cercle Bruit, Murten, 11-03 thru 04 w
Heutschi, K./Wschiansky, S. Windkraftanlagen : Stand des Wissens et application de l'OPB, Herbsttagung Schweiz.
Gesellschaft für Akustik und Cercle Bruit, Murten, 11-03 thru 04 w
Hopkins, C./Krajči L. Modelling sound transmission across heavyweight-lightweight floors,
Symposium Cost Actions FP0702 and TU0901, Dübendorf, 11-29 w
Krajči, L. Schallschutzproblematik im Tieftonbereich im Holzbau, HolzBauSpezial Internationale Schallund Akustiktage (ISA 2011), Bad Wörishofen, DE, 03-16 thru 17 w l
Krajči, L. Workshop COST Action FP0702,
Net-Acoustics for Timber based Lightweight Buildings and Elements, Dübendorf, 11-28 thru 29 n
Krajči, L. Workshop COST Action TU0901: Integrating and Harmonizing Sound Insulation Aspects in
Sustainable Urban Housing Constructions, Dübendorf, 11-29 thru 30 n
Omlin, S./Schäffer, B./Brink, M. Sleep disturbing effects of nightly church bell ringing in Switzerland – an impact analysis,
ICBEN 2011, London, UK, 07-24 thru 28 F
Pieren, R. Soundscape im Grossraumbüro (Open Plan Office), HolzBauSpezial Internationale Schall- und
Akustiktage (ISA 2011), Bad Wörishofen, DE, 03-16 thru 17 w l
Pieren, R./Wunderli J. M. Sound Reflections from Cliffs and Reverberation in an Alpine Valley,
Forum Acusticum 2011, Aalborg, DK, 06-27 thru 07-01 w
Organisation n
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Lecture = w
invited = l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Acoustics/Noise Pietrzko, S. Control of sound transmission trough a double wall structure, MARDXH, 10th International
Control Conference on Active Noise and Vibration Control Methods, Wojanow, PL, 06-06 thru 08 w l
Pietrzko, S. Vibration identification of triple pane insulating glazing, The Institute of Noise Control
Engineering's Annual Conference, Noise-Con 2011, Portland, US, 07-25 thru 28 w
Schäffer, B./Brink, M./ Zurich Aircraft Noise Index ZFI – basics, application, and special aspects, Forum Acusticum 2011,
Thomann, G./Huber, P./Plüss, S./ Aalborg, DK, 06-27 thru 07-01 w
Hofmann, R.
Schäffer, B. Zürcher Fluglärm-Index ZFI – Erfahrungen, Acoustics Colloquium ETHZ, Zürich, 11-30 w l
Wunderli, J. M. MeteoSchweiz, Seminar, Noise-mapping on the basis of COSMO-2 data, Zürich, 06-11 w l
Applied Wood Carmeliet J./Derome D./ A new insight in porous materials by understanding hysteresis in mechanical, sorption and
Materials Guyer R. A./Kim H. A. swelling processes, 3rd International Conference on Porous Media, Université Bordeaux,
Bordeaux, FR, 03-29thru31 w
Derome, D./Patera, A./ Hygromorphic behavior hysteretic swelling and shrinkage of latewood and earlywood probed by
Rafsanjani, A./Griffa, M./ phase contrast x-ray tomography,
Carmeliet, J. Conference Instabilities across the scale, Cairns, AU, 06-7thru10 w
Derome, D./Patera, A./Griffa, M./ Hysteretic swelling and shrinkage of latewood and earlywood probed by phase contrast x-ray
Carmeliet, J. tomography, 3rd International Conference on Porous Media, Université Bordeaux x, Bordeaux, FR,
03-29thru31 w
Fuhr, M. Visualisierung, Biomassenentwicklung, Befallsmuster des Bioincising Pilzes Physisporinusvitreus,
SAH Statusseminar, Bad Säckingen, DE, 04-27 w l
Gebald, Ch. CO2 Capture from Air, Low-temperature system: energy, efficiency, performance,
5th Internat. Symposium Hydrogen and Energy, Stoos, 01-25thru27 w l
Ho, T. T. T./Zimmermann, T./ Barrier properties of Functional Nanofibrillated Cellulose,
Caseri, W./Smith, P. Clay films for packaging applications, Arlington, US, 06-06thru09 w l
Jockwer, R. Revision SIA 265: Schraubenverbindungen, Holzbautag 2011, Biel, 05-05 w
Jockwer, R./Steiger, R.,/Frangi, A. Design of notched beams: Requirements and recommendations for their application in structures,
SAH-Statusseminar, Bad Säckingen, DE, 04-27 w l
Jockwer, R./Steiger, R./Frangi, A. Impact of material properties on the fracture mechanics design approach for notched beams in
Eurocode 5, CIB-W18 Meeting 44, Alghero, IT, 08-29 w l
Köhler, J./Steiger, R. The reassessment of existing load bearing structures – Implementation into the Swiss standards,
International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures SHATIS, Lissabon,
PT, 06-16+17 w l
Lehringer, C./Schubert, M./ Bioincising von Fichtenholz und Effekte für den Oberflächenschutz,
Arnold, M./Schwarze, F.W.M.R./ 7. Internationales Symposium 'Holz Innovativ'Rosenheim, D, Rosenheim, DE, 04-06thru07 w l
Militz, H.,/Richter, K.
Schwarze, F. The Use of Wood Decay Fungi for Beneficial Purposes,
2011 ISA Annual International Conference & Tradeshow, Sydney, AU, 07-23 w l
Schwarze, F. Biological control of wood decay fungi.
Innovation in Urban Ecological Management Conference, Brisbane, AU, 02-27 w l
Sedighi-Gilani, M./Griffa, M./ Quantitative analysis of liquid water uptake in softwoods by thermal neutron radiography.
Carmeliet, J./Mannes, D./ 3rd International Conference on Porous Media, Université Bordeaux x, Bordeaux, FR, 03-29thru31 F
Lehmann, E./Derome, D.
Steiger, R. Holzbau / Empa-Technology Briefing «Herausforderungen im Leichtbau», Dübendorf, 11-21 w
Steiger, R./Gehri, E. Interaction of shear stresses and stresses perpendicular to the grain,
CIB-W18 Meeting 44, Alghero, IT, 08-29 w l
Organisation n
Poster = F
Lecture = w
invited = l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Applied Wood Stührk, C. Visualisierung, Quantifizierung und Modellierung des Bioincising Pilzes Physisporinus vitreus,
Materials SAH Statusseminar, Bad Säckingen, DE, 04-27 w l
Tannert, R./Vogel,M./ Long-term moisture content and deformation measurement of block-laminated timber.
Widmann, R. Wood NDT 2011, Sopron, HU, 09-14 thru 16 w l
Tingaut, P./Zimmermann, T. Elaboration of bionanocomposite materials from Poly(lactic acid) and functionalized
Microfibrillated Cellulose,
5th International Wood Fiber Polymer Composites Symposium, Biarritz, F, 09-26thru27 w l
Widmann, R. Grading of thermally modified beech timber, Wood NDT 2011, Sopron, HU, 09-14 thru 16 w l
Widmann, R./Brönnimann, R. Monitoring of a CFRP-GFRP-timber bowstring arch bridge using novel sensing systems.
International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures SHATIS,
Lissabon, PT, 06-16+17 w l
Widmann, R./Steiger, R. Eingeklebte profilierte Stahlstäbe/Holzbautag 2011, Biel, 05-05 w l
Zhang, Z./Tingaut, P./ Novel silicone nanocomposites reinforced with functionalised nanofibrillated cellulose.
Zimmermann, T./Sèbe, G. 3rd Internat. Conference on Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers BIOPOL, Strassburg, F,
08-29thru31 w
Zimmermann, T./Eyholzer, Ch./ Nanofibrillated Cellulose for niche applications,
Ho, T. T. T./Gebald, Ch./ IAWS 2011-conference, Stockholm, Se, 08-31thru09-02 w l
Tingaut, P./Bourban, P.-E.
Zimmermann, T./Eyholzer, Ch./ Nanofibrillated cellulose for hydrogel, aerogel, and membrane applications.
Ho, T. T. T./Gebald, Ch./ 19th BEPS BioEnvironmental Polymer Society Annual Meeting, Vienna, AU, 09-18thru 30 w l
Tingaut, P./Bourban P.-E.
Building Science and Allegrini, J./Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J. Influence of the urban micro climate on the energy demand of buildings, «CleanTech for
technology Sustainable Buildings – From Nano to Urban Scale» CISBAT 2011, Lausanne, 09-14 thru16 w
Allegrini, J./Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J. Analysis of convective heat transfer at building façades in cities and ist influence on the energy
demand in buildings, ICWE13, Amsterdam, NL, 07-10 tru 15 w
Allegrini, J./Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J. Buoyant flow in a street canyon: Comparison of CFD simulations and wind tunnel measurements,
PHYSMOD2011, Hamburg, DE, 08-22 tru24 w
Brunner, S./Stahl, T./ Double layered vacuum insulation pannels, IVIS 2011, Ottawa, CA, 09-15 thru 16 w
Ghazi Wakili, K.
Brunner, S./Stahl, T./ Aerogel based insulation for building application IVIS 2011, Ottawa, CA, 09-15 thru 16 F
Zimmermann, M./Koebel, M.
Derluyn, H./Carmeliet, J. A combined neutron – X-ray imaging study characterizing salt crystallization damage in porous
limestone, Interpore 2011, Bordeaux, FR, 03-29 thru 31 w
Derluyn, H./Griffa, M./ Quantitative analysis of saline transport and crystallization damage in porous limestone visualized
Mannes, D./Jerjen, I./ by neutron and X-ray imaging, SWBSS 2011, Limmassol, CY, 10-19 thru 22 w
Dewanckele, J./Vontobel, P./
Derome, D./Cnudde, V./
Lehmann, E./Carmeliet, J.
Goto, Y./Frank, Th./ A study on heat and moisture balance of sustainable building envelope for subtropical regions,
Ghazi Wakili, K./Ostermeyer, Y./ «CleanTech for Sustainable Buildings – From Nano to Urban Scale» CISBAT 2011, Lausanne,
Stahl, Th./Wallbaum, H. 09-14 thru16 w
Gurav, J. L./Jung, I-K./Ha, T-J./ Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Hosted Silica Aerogel Films, ICTF-15, Kyoto, JP, 11-8 thru 11 w
Nadargi, D. Y./Park, H-H.
Hugi, E./Ludwig, C./Lattimer, B./ Large-scale structural fire investigation of composite panels under compressive load.
Mathys, Z./Mouritz, A./Feih, S./ Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Composites in fire (CIF’6), Newcastle upon
Case, S./Gibson, G. Tyne, UK, 06-9 thru 10 w l
Koebel, M. M. Liquid phase anodic bonding as a novel, hermetic glass metal sealing technique,
European Coatings Conference, Berlin, DE, 11-22 thru 23 w
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Building Science and Griffa, M./Ferdowsi, B./ Granular stick-slip and the micromechanics of dynamic earthquake triggering,
Carmeliet, J./Daub, E. G./ Instabilities Across the Scales IAS III, Palm Cove, AU, 06-06 thru 10 w
Guyer, R. A./Johnson, P. A./
Marone, C.
Moonen, P./Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J. On the relevance of incorporating flow unsteadiness in simulations of wind flow in the urban
environment, Amsterdam, NL, 07-10 tru 15 w
Moonen, P./Gromke, Ch./ LES of dispersion in a street canyon with tree planting, PHYSMOD2011, Hamburg, DE, 08-22 tru24 w
Dorer, V./Carmeliet, J.
Nadargi, D.Y./Koebel, M. M. Preparation of transparent conducting ATO thin films via epoxide-initiated sol-gel chemistry,
Kyoto, JP, 11-8 thru 11 w
Patera, A./Griffa, M./Derome, D./ Analysis of latewood/earlywood coupling effects on swelling/shrinkage by srPCxTM and 3D image
Carmeliet, J. analysis; Workshop «Mixed numerical and experimental methods applied to the mechanical
characterization of bio-based materials», Villa Real, PT, 04-27 thru 28 w
Paterna, E./Moonen, P./Dorer, V./ Turbulent flow around a surface-mounted cube; time resolved and time-averaged PIV
Carmeliet, J. measurements and comparison with numerical simulations, PHYSMOD2011, Hamburg, DE,
08-22 tru24 w
Saneinejad, S./Moonen, P./ Analysis of convective heat and mass transfer at the vertical walls of a street canyon: drying
Carmeliet, J. behavior after a rain event, ICWE13, Amsterdam, NL, 07-10 tru 15 w
Saneinejad, S./Moonen, P./ Introducing a coupled model to simulate drying of a porous wall in a street canyon and the
Carmeliet, J. resulting evaporative cooling, PHYSMOD 2011, Hamburg, DE, 08-22 tru24 w
Sedighi-Gilani, M./Griffa, M./ Visualization and quantification of liquid water transport in softwood by means of neutron
Carmeliet J./Derome, D. radiography. Users’ meeting at Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, 09-15 thru 16 w l
Sedighi-Gilani, M./Griffa, M./ Quantitave analysis of water uptake in softwood by thermal neutron radiography,
Mannes, D./Lehmann, E./ Interpore 2011, Bordeaux, FR, 03-29 thru 31 w
Carmeliet, J./Derome, D.
Wangler, T. Mathematical modeling of biocide release from architectural coatings, Esslingen, DE, 02-21
thru 22 w l
Wangler, T. Modeling biocide release from architectural coatings, Berlin, DE, 04-12 thru 13 w l
Zimmermann, M./Brunner, S. VIP market developmnet recommendations based on the SELF experimental building, IVIS 2011,
Ottawa, CA, 09-15 thru 16 w
Center for Synergetic Galliot, C./Luchsinger, R./ Determination of the responcse of coated fabris under biaxial stress: Comparison between
Structures different test procedures. Structural Membranes 2011, Barcelona, ES, 10-05 thru 07 w
Luchsinger, R. Bioinspired self-repairing membranes for inflatable structures.
International Industrial Convention on Biomimetics, Berlin, DE, 03-16 thru 17 w l
Luchsinger, R. Tension, Air & Integrity. Structural Membranes 2011, Barcelona, ES, 10-05 thru 07 w l
Luchsinger, R. et al. Towards the design of twings. AWEC 2011, Leuven, BE, 05-24 thru 25 w
Luchsinger, R./Galliot, C. Effect of fabric webs on the static response of spindle-shaped Tensairity girders.
IABSE-IASS 2011, London, GB, 09-20 thru 23 w
Concrete/ Aimoz,L./Wieland, E./Kulik, D. A./ 1st International Symposium on Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear Wastes (NUWCEM 2011).
Construction Chemistry Glaus,M. A./ Curti,E./ Characterization and solubility determination of the solid solution betwee AFm-I2 and
Lothenbach,B. AFm-SO4Hydration of blended cements, Avignon, FR, 10-11 thru 14 w
Ben Haha, M./Le Saoût, G./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Lothenbach, B./Winnefeld, F. The hydration mechanisms of alkali activated slag systems (AAS) with different MgO content.,
Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
De Weerdt, K./Justnes, H./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Lothenbach, B./Ben Haha, M. The effect of limestone powder additions on strength and microstructure of fly ash blended
cements., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
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Concrete/ Deschner, F. 4. Cemnet Workshop: Blended and Alternative Cements.
Construction Chemistry Hydration of fly ash in blended Portlandcement, Akademie, Dübendorf, 05-16 w
Deschner, F./Lothenbach, B./ 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung. Investigation of a model system to characterize the
Winnefeld, F./Schwesig, P./ pozzolanic reactivity of two low Ca fly ashes and a quartz powder., Hamburg, DE, 10-06 thru 07 F
Seufert, S./Dittrich, S./
Neubauer, J.
Deschner, F./Winnefeld, F./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Lothenbach, B./Dittrich, S./ Contribution of class F fly ash to the hydration reactions in blended Portland cements.,
Goetz-Neunhoeffer, F./ Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Neubauer, J.
Diaz, A./Trtik, P./ MRS Fall Meeting 2011, Symposium PP. Quantitative X-Ray Phase Nanotomography: Applications
Guizar-Sicairos, M./Münch, B./ in Materials Science, Boston, MA, US, 11-28 thru 12-2 w
Menzel, A./Bunk, O.
Dilnesa, B. CEMNET meeting. Fe-containing phases in hydrated cement., Bern, 10-19 w
Dilnesa, B. EPFL Lab seminar. Ferrite reactions, Leysin, 01-25 thru 27 w
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Le Saoût, G./Wieland, E./ Fe-containing hydrates in cementitious system., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Scrivener, K. L.
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ Swiss Soft Days 5, Lausanne, 02-03 F
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J.
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ Colloids and Materials 2011,
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J. The 1st International Symposium on Colloids and Materials, Amsterdam, NL, 05- 08 thru 11 F
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J. Effect of filler on early hydration., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J. Multi-method approach for the characterization of the behavior of superplasticizer in cement
suspensions., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Ferrari, L./Kaufmann, J. P./ Swiss Soft Days 6, Lausanne, 10 -28 F
Winnefeld, F./Plank, J.
Guizar-Sicairos, M./Diaz, A./ JUM@P 11, Joint Users' Meeting at PSI 2011. Quantitativeness and Projection Processing for X-ray
Trtik, P./Holler, M./Menzel, A./ Ptychographic Nanotomography, Villigen, 09-14 through 15 F
Bunk, O.
Iñiguez Sánchez, C. A./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Gómez Zamorano, L. Y./ Microstructure and mechanical properties of composite cements with ultra fine silica waste
Lothenbach, B. additions., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Kaufmann, J. Sixth International Smposium on Sprayed Concrete, Tromsoe, NO, 09-12 thru 15 w
Kaufmann, J. 20 Jahre CT an der Empa, Dübendorf, Akademie, 11-17 w l
Kaufmann, J./Winnefeld, F. IRES 2011, Berlin, DE, 11-28 thru 30 F
Kunther, W./Lothenbach, B./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Ben Haha, M./Scrivener, K. L. Thermodynamic modeling of compositional variations of an ordinary Portland cement and
their effect on the phase changes under sulfate attack., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Le Saoût, G./Ben Haha, M. 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Effect of filler on early hydration., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Leemann, A. Alkali-Aggregat-Reaktion bei Betonbauten, Wildegg, 01-28 w l
Leemann, A. Massnahmen gegen die Alkali-Kieselsäure-Reaktion, Köln, DE, 06-01 w l
Leemann, A. Risse im Beton, Wildegg, 11-18 w l
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Conferences
Concrete/ Leemann, A. Workshop Zementqualität, Zürich, 11-25 w l
Construction Chemistry
Leemann, A./Loser, R./Trtik, P./ First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Münch, B. Structures (SMAR 2011). Blending of cements: influence on porosity and chloride resistance.,
Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 10 w
L'Hôpital, E. EPFL Lab seminar. Aluminum uptake in C-S-H and the influence of alkali, Leysin, 01-25 thru 27 w
L'Hôpital, E. ATHIL: physic, chemistry and mechanic of cement. Aluminum uptake in C-S-H in presence and
absence of potassium, La Grande-Motte, FR, 09-25 thru 30 F
Lothenbach, B. EPFL Lab seminar. Thermodynamics and Hydration of Blended Cements, Leysin, 01-25 thru 27 w
Lothenbach, B. Mont Terri Project. Hydration of blended cements, St. Ursanne, 02-17 w l
Lothenbach, B. Thermodynamics of cementitious materials with mineral additions,
Knowledge Transfer workshop, Nanocem, EPFL, Lausanne, 02-18 w l
Lothenbach, B. vdz Fachtagung Zementchemie.
Thermodynamische Modellierung der Zementhydratation, Düsseldorf, DE, 04-05 w l
Lothenbach, B. 3rd CODICE Workshop on multiscale modelling and experiments for cementitious materials.
Thermodynamic modelling of cements, Florence, IT, 04-11 thru 12 w l
Lothenbach, B. NANOCEM. Workshop on leaching of construction materials, Barcelona, ES, 05-02 w l
Lothenbach, B. 4. Cemnet Workshop: Blended and Alternative Cements.
Chemistry of Blended Cements, Akademie, Dübendorf, 05-16 w
Lothenbach, B. COIN Seminar. Thermodynamic modelling of cement hydration, Trondheim, NO, 05-24 w l
Lothenbach, B. 22nd NIST Computer Modeling Workshop.
Thermodynamic modelling of cement hydration, Gaithersburg, MD, US, 07-20 thru 22 w l
Lothenbach, B. 2nd annual ACerS Cements Division/ACBM meeting.
Thermodynamic modelling of cement hydration, Nashville, TN, US, 07-24 thru 26 w l
Lothenbach, B. 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany.
Themodynamische Modellierung der Zementhydratation, Hamburg, DE, 10-06 thru 07 w l
Lothenbach, B. 1st International Symposium on Cement-Based Materials for Nuclear Wastes (NUWCEM 2011).
Hydration of blended cements, Avignon, FR, 10-11 thru 14 w
Lothenbach, B. Specialized iNANO lecture. Thermodynamic modeling of cements, Aarhus, DK, 12-01 w l
Lothenbach, B./Kunther, W./ Expansive Reactions in Cement-Based Materials. Influence of different sulphate solutions.,
Scrivener, K. Corvallis, OR, US, 07-27 thru 29 w l
Lothenbach, B./Winnefeld, F. 4. Cemnet Workshop: Blended and Alternative Cements, Akademie, Dübendorf, 05-16 n
Lothenbach, B./Damidot, B./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Herfort, D./Glasser, F. P. Thermodynamics and cement science., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w l
Lura, P. /Stang, H. Nanocem Workshop “Early age dimensional changes and cracking”, Paris, FR, 10-25 n
Lura, P./Di Bella, C./Fontana, P./ First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Trindler, W./Münch, B./ Structures (SMAR 2011). An advanced e1perimental setup to study plastic shrinkage cracking of
Leemann, A. concrete., Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 10 w
Lura, P./Trtik, P./Münch, B. Conference on Advances in Construction Materials through Science and Engineering, Hong Kong,
PRC, 09-05 thru 07 w
Lura, P./Wyrzykowski, M. Research Trends in Construction Materials Workshop, Tongji University, Shanghai, PRC, 09-02 w l
Lura, P./Wyrzykowski, M. Nanocem Workshop «Early age dimensional changes and cracking”. Autogenous and thermal
deformations at early ages: measuring techniques and poromechanical modelling, Paris, FR, 10-25 w l
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Concrete/ Pelletier-Chaignat, L./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011). Hydration mechanism
Construction Chemistry Winnefeld, F./Lothenbach, B./ of Portland cement – calcium sulphoaluminate clinker – calcium sulphate binders:
Le Saoût, G./Müller, C. J./Famy, C. characterization of the 1-ray amorphous hydrate assemblage., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Stampanoni, M./Marone, F./ UM@P 11, Joint Users' Meeting at PSI 2011.
Irvine, S./Quaroni, L. /Trtik, P./ Nanotomographic Imaging at TOMCAT, Villigen, J09-14 through 15 F
Mokso, R.
Trapote-Barreira, A./Soler, J. M./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Cama, J./Galí, S./Lothenbach, B. C-S-H gel dissolution kinetics: first results., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Trtik P./Kaufmann J./Volz U./ Nanocem Spring Meeting, Workshop «Mechanical Properties». Local elastic modulus in cement
Lura, P. paste measured by peak-force tapping atomic force microscopy, Florence, IT, 04-12 w
Trtik, P. 4th International Conference on Non-traditinal Cement & Concrete.
Member of the international scientific committee, Brno, CZ, 06-27 through 30 n
Trtik, P./Diaz, A./ JUM@P 11, Joint Users' Meeting at PSI 2011. Density mapping of hardened cement paste using
Guizar-Sicairos, M./Menzel, A./ ptychographic X-ra y computed nanotomgoraphy, Villigen, 09-14 through 15 F
Bunk, O.
Trtik, P./ Kaufmann, J./ Volz, U. 4th International Conference on Non-traditinal Cement & Concrete. Elastic modulus mapping of
hardened cement pastes with about 100 nm lateral resolution, Brno, CZ, 06-27 through 30 w l
Trtik, P./Patapy, C./Bazzoni, A./ CCMX Annual Meeting.
Juilland, P./Stampanoni, M./ Synchrotron phase-contrast nanotomgorpahy of hardened cementitious materials, Bern, 05-05 F
Scrivener, K./Lura, P
Wieland, E./Dähn, R./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Dilnesa, B. Z./Lothenbach, B. micro-spectroscopic investigations on Al, S, and Fe speciation in Synchrotron-based
cementitious materials., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Winnefeld, F. 4. Cemnet Workshop: Blended and Alternative Cements. Calcium sulfoaluminate cements – a low
CO2-alternative to Portland cement? Empa-Akaedmie, Dübendorf, 05-16 w
Winnefeld, F./Ben Haha, M./ 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (XIII ICCC 2011).
Lothenbach, B. Hydration mechanisms of calcium sulfoaluminate cements assessed by scanning electron
microscopy and thermodynamic modelling., Madrid, ES, 07-03 thru 08 w
Winnefeld, F./Kaufmann, J. P. First Middle East Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil
Structures (SMAR 2011). Concrete produced with calcium sulfoaluminate cement: a potential
system for energy and heat storage., Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 10 w
Winnefeld, F./ 13. Tagung Bauchemie : GDCh-Fachtagung, Hamburg, Germany. Hydratationsmechanismus von
Pelletier-Chaignat, L./ ternären Bindemittelsystemen auf Basis Portlandzement, Calciumsulfoaluminatzement und
Lothenbach, B./Le Saoût, G./ Calciumsulfat., Hamburg, DE, 10-06 thru 07 w
Müller, C./Famy, C.
Mechanical Systems Brunner, A. J. Schallemissionsanalyse – Einführung, Institut für Werkstoffkunde und Prüfung der Kunststoffe,
Engineering Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, AT, 04-01 w l
Brunner, A. J. From materials and components to structural health monitoring systems and smart structures:
Examples from research on advanced composites, International Conference on Advanced
Technology in Experimental Mechanics, Kobe, JP, 09-20 w l
Brunner, A. J. Piezoceramic Composites for Structural Health Monitoring,
Department of Engineering Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, JP, 09-22 w l
Brunner, A. J./Bachmann, F. Schallemissionsanalyse von Zugversuchen an Piezoplättchen mit unterschiedlicher Vorspannung,
18. Kolloquium Schallemission, Wetzlar, DE, 10-27 thru 28 w
Brunner, A. J./Major, Z. Fracture Mechanics Test Methods for Polymers and Composites, 28th Danubia-Adria Symposium on
Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Siófok, HU, 10-01 w l
Brunner, A. J./Piskoty, G./ Schadensprävention hochbeanspruchter Bauteile und Komponenten, Empa, Dübendorf, 11-08 n
Weisse, B.
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Mechanical Systems Brunner, A. J./Ritschel, F./ Analyse der Wellenformen ausgewählter Zugversuche an Holzwerkstoffen,
Engineering Niemz, P. 51. Sitzung Fachausschuss Schallemissionsprüfverfahren der DGZfP, Starnberg, DE, 04-07 w
Brunner, A. J./Stelzer, S. Mode-I Ermüdungsrisswachstum in Faserverbund-Laminaten,
35. Sitzung Fachgruppe Strukturintegrität des SVM, SR Technics, Kloten, 04-27
Brunner, A. J./Stelzer, S./ Delamination resistance of advanced fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix laminates under fatigue
Dell’Anno, G./Pinter, G./ loading: Approaches for Mode II and Mixed Mode I/II testing, 6th International Conference on
Terrasi, G. P. Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives, Les Diablerets, 09-12 w
Dürager, C./Heinzelmann, A./ Wireless sensor network for guided wave propagation with piezoelectric transducers,
Riedener, D. 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, US, 09-13 thru 15 w
Dürager, C./Heinzelmann, A./ Struckturüberwachung an Composite Bauteile mittels Piezo-Sensoren,
Riedener, D. 26. International H.F. Mark-Symposium, Vienna, AT, 10-06 w l
Koller, R. DGM-Seminar «Systemische Beurteilung technischer Schadenfälle», Ermatingen, 03-10 w l
Ritschel, F./Brunner, A. J./ Nondestructive evaluation of damage accumulation in tensile test specimens made from solid
Niemz, P. wood, plywood and laminated veneer lumber (LVL),
16th International Conference on Composite Structures, FEUP, Porto, PT, 06-28 thru 30 w
Ritschel, F./Brunner, A. J./ Combining Image Correlation from Optical Methods and Acoustic Analysis for Investigating
Niemz, P. Damage Evolution in Plywood, 17th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood
Symposium, Sopron, HU, 09-14 thru 26 w
Ritschel, F./Brunner, A. J./ Wellenformanalyse von Schallemissionssignalen ausgewählter Zugversuche an Vollholz- und
Niemz, P. Sperrholz/LVL-Prüfkörpern, 18. Kolloquium Schallemission, Wetzlar, DE, 10-27 thru 28 w
Stelzer, S./Brunner, A. J./ Mode I delamination fatigue crack growth in unidirectional fibre reinforced composites:
Argüelles, A./Murphy, N./ Development of a standardized test procedure, Deformation and Fracture of Composites (DFCF11),
Pinter, G. Cambridge, GB, 04-15 w
Stelzer, S./Brunner, A. J./ Mode I Delamination Fatigue Crack Growth In Unidirectional Fibre Reinforced Composites: Results
Argüelles, A./Murphy, N./ from ESIS TC4 round-robins, 6th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites
Pinter, G./Cano, G. M. and Adhesives, Les Diablerets, 09-12 w
Terrasi, G./Brönnimann, R./ CFRP Tendon Prestress Monitoring by Resistance Measurement in a Spun Concrete Powerline
Bättig, G. Pylon, SMAR 2011, Dubai, UAE, 02-11 w
Terrasi, G./Brönnimann, R./ Prefabricated thin-walled structural elements made from HPC prestresssed with pultruded carbon
Bättig, G. tendons, University of Edinburgh, Civil Engineering Seminary, Edinburgh, UK, 09-28 w l
Mechanics for Campanile, F./Hasse, A./ Compliant mechanism as a key technology for morphing, ICAST 2011 International Conference on
Modelling and Simulation Ermanni, P. Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Corfu, GR, 10-10 thru 12 w
Delpero, T./Bergamini, A./ Shunted Piezoelectric Damping: Identification of the Electromechanical Parameters and Prediction
Ermanni, P. of the Dissipated Energy, ICAST 2011 International Conference on Adaptive Structures and
Technologies, Corfu, GR, 10-10 thru 12 w
Delpero, T./Di Lillo, L./ Piezoelectric Vibration Damping Using Autonomous Synchronized Switching on Inductance,
Bergamini, A./Ermanni, P. SMASIS 2011, Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems,
Scottsdale, Az, US, 09-18 thru 21 w
Di Lillo, L./Carnelli, D. A./ Multilayered Structures for Electrobonded Laminates, SMASIS 2011 Conference on Smart Materials,
Bergamini, A./Ermanni, P. Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Scottsdale, Az, US, 09-18 thru 21 w
Di Lillo, L./Schmidt, A./ Dielectric and insulating properties of an acrylic DEA material at high near-DC electric fields,
Bergamini, A./Ermanni, P./ SPIE 7976 Conference on Smart Structures, San Diego, CA, US, 03-06 thru 10 w
Mazza, E.
Holdsworth, S. R. Workshop on Materials Science for Energy Technologies, Empa – NIMS – KIT – MPIMF, Karlsruher
Institut für Technologie, Karlsruhe, DE, 01-11 thru 12 n
Holdsworth, S. R. Werkstoffkolloquium Sommersemester 2011, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Seminarvortrag
Creep-fatigue interaction in steels, Karlsruhe, DE, 05-17 w l
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Mechanics for Holdsworth, S. R. Small Punch Test Workshop – Testing and Procesing of Data, University of Nottingham, Empa
Modelling and Simulation small punch testing capability, Nottingham, UK, 06-27 thru 28 w
Holdsworth, S. R. Sulzer Turbo Machinery Technology Day, Developments in the assessment of creep-fatigue
interaction in power plant materials, Winterthur, 09-15 w l
Holdsworth, S. R. EPRI Creep – Fatigue Experts Workshop, CFI Datasheet development and creep-fatigue
microstructural characterisation, Buson, KR, 10-17 thru 19 w l
Jähne, R./Mazza, E./Campanile, F. Modelling of textured superelastic sheets and numerical simulations,
ICCM2, International Conference on Material Modelling, Paris, F, 08- 31 thru 09-02 w
Mazza, E. Mechanical caracterization of soft human tissues,
IUTAM Symposium on Biomechanics, Standford, CA, US, 28-08-02-09 w l
Mazza, E. Mechanical modeling of biological memebranes,
Kolloquium on Regenerative Medicine, USZ, Zurich, 12-10 w l
Pham, M. S./Holdsworth, S. R. Conference of Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM11), Change of stress-strain hysteresis loop
and its links with microstructural evolution in AISI 316L during cycling loading,
Como, I, 06-5 thru 9 w
Raither, W./Bergamini, A./ Profile Beams with Adaptive Bending-Twist Coupling by Adjustable Shear Center Location, ICAST
Ermanni, P. 2011 International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Corfu, GR, 10-10 thru 12 w
Schmidt, A./Bergamini, A./ Electro-mechanical modeling of dielectric elastomer transducers with micro-structured electrodes,
Jordi, C./Kovacs, G./Mazza, E. SPIE 7976 Conference on Smart Structures, San Diego, CA, US, 03-06 thru 10 w
Road Engineering/ Arraigada, M./Partl, M. N. Vorhandene Ergebnisse und zukünftige Projekte-Mobile Load Simulator MLS10,
Sealing Components DACH Bemessungsausschüsse, Zürich, 5-19 w l
Bavusi, M./Loperte, A./ Impact shock damage assessment on a beam and its foundation soil by using Ground Penetrating
Soldovieri, F./Di Napoli, R./ Radar and Electrical Resistivity Tomography, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, AT, 4-8 w l
Dumoulin, J./Hugenschmidt, J./
Fürholz, P.
Fürholz, P./Hugenschmidt, J. Towards an automated mobile GPR acquisition system for road and bridge monitoring,
EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, AT, 4-8 w l
Hailesilassie, B. W./Partl, M. N. Mechanisms of Short-Term Blistering Affecting Deterioration of Concrete Structures with Asphalt
Pavements, 4th in Symposium on Durability of BUilding and Construction Sealants and Adhesives,
Annaheim, US, 6-16 w l
Hean, S. Swiss Experience and Research on Flexible Plug Expansion Joints for Road Bridges,
Conference «Themabijeenkomst 4 ; Bitumineuze Voegovergangen», in CUR Bouw & Infra, Gouda,
NL, 6-21 w l
Hugenschmidt, J. GPR for bridge inspections, Workshop: Innovative tools and techniques for the control and
monitoring of infrastructure and buildings in urban areas – The Project ISTIMES, Sasso di
Castalda, IT, 7-21 w l
Kalogeropoulos,A./ Monitoring the evolution of water and chloride in concrete using GPR full-waveform inversion,
van der Kruk, J./Hugenschmidt, J. IWAGPR 2011, Aachen, DE, 6-24 w l
Partl, M. N. Testing with Swiss MLS10 in 2010/ 90th Annual Meeting of TRB, MLS User Group Workshop,
Washington DC, US, 1-23 w l
Partl, M. N. Accelerated Pavement Testing, Public Highway and Railway Engineering Seminary,
KTH, Stockholm, SE, 2-18 w l
Partl, M. N. Flexible Bituminous Plug E1pansion Joints for Concrete Bridges,
11th intern. RMPD Symposium, Changsha, Hunan, CN, 03-03 w l
Partl, M. N. Activities of RILEM Technical Committee SIB,
International Forum, AAPT annual meeting, Tampa, US, 3-28 w l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Road Engineering/ Partl, M. N. Special Aspects Regarding Aging/Healing in Asphalt,
Sealing Components Annual KTH Highway and Railway Engineering Workshop, Stockholm, SE, 8-16 w l
Partl, M. N. Experimental Investigation of Moisture damage in Asphalt,
Annual KTH Highway and Railway Engineering Workshop, Stockholm, SE, 08-17 w l
Partl, M. N. Erfahrungen mit mobilen Verkehrslastsimulatoren,
7th Internat Verkehrstage, Wuppertal, DE, 10-7 w l
van der Kruk, J./ Full-waveform inversion of ground penetrating radar data to assess chloride and moisture content
Kalogeropoulos, A./ in concrete, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, AT, 4-8 w l
Hugenschmidt, J./Busch, S./
Merz, K.
Structural Feltrin, G. Akustik und Schwingungen, Herausforderungen im Leichtbau, Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 11-21 w
Engineering
Feltrin, G./Saukh, O./ Long-term Data Intensive Wireless Structural Monitoring: Three Years of Experiences on the Stork
Bischoff, R./Meyer, J. Bridge, Conference NDTMS-2011, Istanbul, Istanbul, TR, 05-15 thru 18 w
Feltrin, G./Saukh, O./Bischoff, R./ Structural monitoring with wireless sensor networks: Experiences from field deployments,
Meyer, J./Motavalli, M. SMAR 2011, Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 11 w l
Feltrin, G./Schubert, S./Steiger, R. Temperature effects on the natural frequencies and modal dampings of timber footbridges with
asphalt pavement, EVACES 2011, Milano, Milano, IT, 10-03 thru 05 w
Feltrin, G./Weber, B. Temperatur- und Langzeitverhalten von Schwingungstilgern bei Fussgängerbrücken,
Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 06-18 w
Ginés, R. Static Permittivity of Polyer Foils determined through Friction Experiments, Empa PhD Student's
Symposium 2011, St. Gallen, 10-18 w
Herwig, A./Brühwiler, E. In-situ dynamic behavior of a railway bridge girder under fatigue causing traffic loading,
ICASP-Zurich2011, ETHZ, Zürich, 08-01 thru 04 w
Michels, J./Czaderski, C./ Prestressed CFRP for structural engineering, SMAR 2011 Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 11 w
Motavalli, M.
Rizos, D./Fassois, S. D. A-Posteriori Identifiability of the Maxwell Slip Model of Hysteresis,
18th IFAC 2011 World Congress, Milano, Milano, IT, 08-28 thru 09-02 w
Rizos, D./Feltrin, G./Motavalli, M. Structural Control of Slender Structure based on a tuned Mass damper with adaptable Stiffness,
ICAST 2011: 22nd Int. Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Corfu, Corfu,
GR, 10-10 thru 12 w
Sadeghi, A. Experimental investigation of the in-plane response of post-tensioned masonry walls using image
measurement, Empa PhD Student's Symposium 2011, St. Gallen, 10-18 w
Weber, B. Heat and Mass Transfer in a Gypsum Board subjected to Fire,
COMSOL Conference Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE, 10-26 thru 28 w
Weber, B./Feltrin, G. Identifikation von Physikalischen Parametern von Fussgängerbrücken mit Tilgern, D-A-CH-Tagung,
Hannover, Hannover, DE, 09-15 thru 16 w
Weber, F./Boston, C. Measured tracking of negative stiffness with MR damper, SMART'11 Fraunhofer,
Univ. des Saarlands, Saarland, DE, 07-06 thru 08 w
Weber, F./Boston, C. Clipped viscous damping with negative stiffness for cable damping with MR damper,
SMART'11 Fraunhofer, Univ. des Saarlands, Saarland, DE, 07-06 thru 08 w
Weber, F./Maslanka, M. Adaptive TMD concept based on controlled stiffness and energy dissipation emulated by MR
dampler, SMART'11 Faunhofer, Uni. Des Saarlands, Saarland, DE, 07-06 thru 08 w
Czaderski, C,/Martinelli, E./ Effect of partly cured adhesive on bond-slip relationship of FRP-concrete infertace,
Michels, J./Motavalli, M. SMAR 2011 Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 02-08 thru 11 w
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Materials meet Life
Krug, H. F. Nanoto1icology – Quo Vadis, 50th SOT Conference, Washington, US, 03-06 thru 12 F
Krug, H. F. Nanoto1icology – Quo Vadis, 50th SOT Conference, Washington, US, 03-06 thru 12 F
Krug, H. F. Kosmetische Mittel und Nanotechnologie Prinzipien der Nanotoxikologie,
BDIH Fachtagung, Mannheim, DE, 05-26 w l
Krug, H. F. Toxikologische Prinzipien von Nanoobjekten, SUVA Fachtagung, Luzern, 06-06 w l
Krug, H. F. Swiss NanoConvention, Baden, 05-18 thru 19 n
Krug, H. F. Nanomaterials in medical applications New Materials – new Problems?
NanoBioMed, Triest, IT, 10-14 w l
Krug, H. F. Nanotox1icology – Quo vadis?, XERR Jahrestagung, Zürich, 12-08 w l
Krug, H. F. Textile Anwendungen der Nanotechnologie: Sicher auf der Haut?
Hohensteiner Textiltage, Hohenstein, DE, 12-14 w l
Advanced Fibers Amberg, M. Optische Spektroskopie, Workshop-Analytik und Forschung für Ihre Produktentwicklung,
Empa, St. Gallen, 06-16 w
Chatterjee, S. Crystalline and Tensile Properties of Carbon Nanotube-filled Polyamide-12 Fibers Meltspun by
Industry-related Processes, Charleston, US, 11-10 w
Fortunato, G. Advanced Synthetic fibers, Seminar at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, PL, 04-26 w l
Fortunato, G. Advanced Synthetic fibers, Seminar at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, PL, 04-26 w l
Fortunato, G. Electrostatic Spinning, FORUM für die textile Kette, Pfäffikon, 11-01 w l
Géraldine, G. Towards the design of an artificial muscle construct, PhD Symposium,
Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, Bern, 01-28 F
Géraldine, G. Oxygen coating and oriented topography of fibrous matrices favour muscle-graft design,
International Local Drug Delivery Meeting (LDDR), Genf, 02-07 F
Géraldine, G. Implantation of a cell-polymer biograft for cardiac function stabilisation, Annual Meeting, Tissue
Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS), Granada, ES, 06-07 F
Géraldine, G. Muscle-graft optimisation prior to implantation: scaffold architecture and functionalisation
influence cell differentiation, Annual Meeting, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
International Society (TERMIS), Granada, ES, 06-07 w
Géraldine, G. Muscle-graft optimisation prior to implantation: scaffold architecture and functionalisation
infuence cell differentiation, Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (SGK),
Basel, 06-09 F
Géraldine, G. Stabilisation of cardiac function after epicardial biograft implantation, Congress of the European
Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO), Porto, PT, 10-09 F
Géraldine, G. Plasma coated electrospun substrates for muscle tissue development, Congress of the European
Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO), Porto, PT, 10-09 F
Guex, G. Implantation of a novel biograft maintains cardiac function after myocardial infarction, European
Students Conference (ESC), Berlin, DE, 09-21 w
Guex, G. Implantation of a cell-polymer biograft for cardiac function, PhD-symposium EMPA St. Gallen,
St. Gallen, 10-18 w
Guex, G. A Bandage for the Heart, Day of Clinical Research, Berne, Berne, 11-02 F
Guex, G./Fortunato, G./Körner, E./ Engineering a Muscle Graft for Myocardial Regeneration, Swiss Experimental Surgery Symposium
Tevaearai, H./Giraud, M.-N. 2011, Fribourg, 01-20 F
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Conferences
Advanced Fibers Guimond, S. Plasma als saubere Technologie für die Funktionalisierung von Textilmaterialien,
Swiss Texnet Innovation Day, Dübendorf, 08-23 w l
Guimond, S. Surface functionalization of textiles with plasma processes, Man-Made Fibers Congress,
Dornbirn, AT, 09-15 w l
Halbeisen, M. Wie die Nanotechnologie unsere Kleider perfektioniert (3x gehalten),
Tec-Day Kantonschule Trogen, Trogen, 05-25 w
Halbeisen, M. Nanotechnologie, Weiterbildung Berufsschullehrer, Gossau, 11-03 w l
Halbeisen, M./Hufenus, R. Bikomponenten-Kunstrasenfasern für zukünftige Sportbeläge, Textilsymposium armasuisse 2011,
Bern, 03-16 w l
Hegemann, D. Materialfunktionen der Zukunft, Workshop – Zukünftige Entwicklungen bei Armbanduhren,
Biel, 03-30 w l
Hegemann, D. Deposition of functional plasma polymers by control of film growth conditions,
54th Annual Technical Conference Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC), Chicago / IL, US, 04-19 w l
Hegemann, D. Plasmafunktionalisierung von Oberflächen: Möglichkeiten und Besonderheit,
Anwenderkreis Atmosphärendruckplasma – Workshop, Konstanz, DE, 05-12 w l
Hegemann, D. Potential of plasma technologies for the textile industry, AUTEX Conference 2011,
Mulhouse, FR, 06-09 w
Hegemann, D. Perspectives of functional plasma polymers, 18th International Colloquium on Plasma Processes,
Nantes, FR, 07-06 w
Hegemann, D. Gas phase and surface processes influencing the deposition of a-C:H films,
20th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), Philadelphia, US, 07-26 F
Hegemann, D. Functionalization of Fibres Using Plasma Technology,
1st Int. Biomimetic Fibre Composites Workshop, Bremen, DE, 08-30 w l
Hegemann, D. Funktionale Plasmapolymerschichten für die Textilindustrie,
7. Thüringer Grenz- und Oberflächentage, Zeulenroda-Triebes / DE, DE, 09-13 w
Hegemann, D. Resource Saving Functionalization of Te1tiles Using Plasma Technology,
TIFE – Textile International Forum and E1hibition 2011, Taipei, TW, 10-05 w l
Hegemann, D. Plasma Chemical and Physical Aspects of Functional Plasma Polymers,
WELTPP, Kerkrade, NL, 12-01 w l
Heuberger, M. Materials Research for Functional Te1tile Integration,
Asian Textile Conference – ATC-11, Daegu, KR, 11-03 w l
Heuberger, M. Measurement of Pressure Distribution in Model-Mechanical Contacts,
Nano Tribology Forum, Hoi An, VN, 05-01 w l
Hufenus, R. Advanced synthetic fibers, 3rd International R&D Project Brokerage Event, Bursa, TK, 02-10 w l
Hufenus, R. Multi-component synthetic fibers and Empa's respective research and development results,
Seminar at the Taiwan Textile Research Institute, Taipei, TW, 05-20 w l
Hufenus, R. Thin flexible insulating coatings for conductive textile fibers,
The Fiber Society 2011 Spring Conference, Hong Kong, HK, 05-24 w l
Hufenus, R. Multicomponent synthetic fibers,
Seminar at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, HK, 05-27 w l
Hufenus, R. Fiber Development by Multicomponent Melt-Spinning,
AUTEX Conference 2011, Mulhouse, F, 06-08 w
Hufenus, R. Developing the base technology for tomorrow's «smart textiles»,
18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju, KR, 08-22 w l
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Conferences
Advanced Fibers Hufenus, R. Design and Development of Fibers with Flexure Rate-dependent Viscoelastic Properties,
International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber Materials Science, Charleston, US, 11-10 w l
Hufenus, R./Gottardo, L. Desing and development of fibers with flexure rate dependent viscoelastic properties,
50th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress, Dornbirn, AT, 09-14 w l
Hufenus, R./Halbeisen, M. Kunststoffverarbeitung und Charakterisierung,
Analytik und Forschung für Ihre Produktentwicklung, Empa St. Gallen, 06-16 w
Hufenus, R./Tischhauser, A. Kunstrasen der neusten Generation,
Analytik und Forschung für Ihre Produktentwicklung, Empa St. Gallen, 06-16 w
Körner, E. Antibakteriell und zellfreundlich durch konzeptionelles Schichtdesign,
15. Fachtagung Plasmatechnologie, Stuttgart, DE, 01-03 Fw l
Körner, E. Antibakteriell und zellfreundlich durch konzeptionelles Schichtdesign,
15. Fachtagung Plasmatechnologie, Stuttgart, DE, 03-01 F
Körner, E. Controlling the bioavailability of silver ions with a nanocomposite gradient coating produced in a
continuous low-pressure plasma process,
International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films, San Diego, US, 05-02 w
Körner, E. Multifunktionelle, antibakterielle Plasmapolymerschichten,
Workshop: Antibakterielle Textilien, St. Gallen, 05-12 w l
Körner, E. Plasma treated Ag nanocomposite coatings for producing antibacterial and cytocompatible textiles,
Techtextil Symposium, Frankfurt, DE, 05-25 w
Körner, E. Design of silver containing plasma polymer films for a controlled response to bacteria and
mammalian cells, eCells & Materials Conferenc XII Implant Infection, Davos, 06-23 F
Körner, E. Design of silver containing plasma polymer films for a controlled response to bacteria and
mammalian cells,
eCells & Materials Conference XII Implant Infection, Davos, 06-23 F
Körner, E. Antibakterielle und zytokompatible Plasmapolymerschichten mit eingelagerten
Silbernanopartikeln,
7. Thüringer Grenz- und Oberflächentage, Zeulenroda, DE, 09-13 w
Körner, E. Eco-friendly and high performance plasma treatments: novel perspectives for fibers and textiles,
5. Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference, Aachen, DE, 11-24 F
Reifler, F. A./Ganu, S./ Conductive fibers: e-fibers – Thin flexible insulating coatings for conductive fibers,
Hufenus, R./Gaan, S. Techtextil Symposium, Frankfurt, DE, 05-25 w
Rupper, P. Oberflächenanalytik (REM, ED1, XPS, optisch, AFM),
Workshop: Analytik und Forschung für Ihre Produktentwicklung, Empa St. Gallen, 06-16 n w
Sabyasachi, G. Developments of flame retardants for textiles,
45th International Detergency Conference, Düsseldorf, DE, 05-03 w l
Sabyasachi, G. Flame Retardation of Flexible Polyurethane Foams: Recent Developments Research in EMPA,
FPA Technical Confrence, Baltimore, MD, US, 05-18 w l
Sabyasachi, G. Thermal Decomposition and Flame Retardancy of Flexible Polyurethane Foams,
BCC 22nd Annual Recent Advances in Flame Retardancy of Polymeric Materials,
Stamford Connecticut, US, 05-23 w l
Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. PROPERTIES OF CONDENSED INTERFACIAL CARBON DIOXIDE,
SAOG Meeting, Fribourg, 01-28 F
Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. STRUCTURAL FORCES IN LIQUID CARBON DIOXIDE,
D-MATL Kolloquium, Zürich, 03-30 w
Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. CARBON DIOXIDE AS NANO-CONFINED FLUID,
International Nanotribology Forum: The Hoi An Discussions II, Hoi An, VN, 05-23 F
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Conferences
Advanced Fibers Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. THE LIQUID STRUCTURE OF INTERFACIAL CARBON DIOXIDE,
Joint Annual Meeting of the SPS, ÖPG, SGAA and ÖGAA, Lausanne, 06-15 w
Schurtenberger, E./Heuberger, M. Two-density state in supercritical carbon dioxide causes long-range attractive forces,
PhD Symposium, St. Gallen, 10-18 F
Tevaearai, H./Guex, G. Implantation of a cell-polymer biograft for cardiac function stabilisation,
Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (SGK), Basel, 06-09 w
Biomaterials Boesel, L. Biomimetic nanocomposites for improving barrier properties of biopolymers,
Biopol 2011, 3rd International Conference on Biodegradable and Biobased polymers,
Strasbourg, FR, 08-29 thru 31 F
de Geus, M. Thermoplastische Stärke – Modification of properties by additives,
Hochschule für Technik, Rapperswil, 02-10 n w l
de Geus, M. Casein-based coating: rheological behaviour of concentrated casein dispersions,
Biopol 2011, 3rd International Conference on Biodegradable and Biobased polymers,
Strasbourg, FR, 08-29 thru 31 w
de Geus, M. Biomimetic nanocomposites for improving barrier properties of biopolymers,
19th Annual BEPS Meeting: Bio-Environmental Polymer Society Conference,
Wien, AT, 09-28 thru 30 w
Ihssen, J. Efficient production of AI(OH)3-immobilised laccase with a heterobasidion annosum strain select
ed by microplate screening,
1st Eruopean Congress of Applied Biotechnology, Berlin, DE, 09-25 thru 29 w
Le Meur, S. Attempt to produce medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates from xylose by engineered
pseudomonas putida,
4th Congress of European Microbiologists, FEMS 2011, Genf, 06-26 thru 30 F
Reiss, R. L-lactate oxidase from Aerococcus viridans for biosensor application,
NanoTera Annual Meeting 2011, Bern, 05-13 F
Reiss, R. Characterisation of a Versatile Bacterial Laccase and its Potential Biotechnological Application,
Biotrans 2011, Sicily, IT, 10-02 thru 7 F
Ren, Q High level production of a novel bacterial tyrosinase for biomaterials,
Dalian, CN, 04-25 thru 30 w l
Richter, M. Empa activities in Biotechnology, Zwingenberg, Zwingenberg, DE, 01-18 w l
Richter, M. L-Lactate Oxidase from Aerococcus viridans for biosensor applications,
2nd International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology 2011, Amsterdam, NE, 10-10 thru 12 F
Richter, M. Biocatalysis at Empa – Thdp-dependent enzymes,
Forschergruppentreffen, Diversity of asymmetric thiamin catalysis, Stuttgart, DE, 11-16 thru 17 w
Schmidt-Emrich, S. Biofilm importance and applications,
6th Summer School on Advanced Biotechnology, Berlin, DE, 09-04 thru 08 w l
Thöny-Meyer, L. Production of a molecular weight protein standard for immonoblot analysis composed of artificial
heme proteins,
RPP6 A comparative view on host physiology, Wien, AU, 02-16 thru 19 F
Thöny-Meyer, L. Engineered bacterial tyrosinase for protein cross-linking and immobilization, RRB7,
7th International Conferece on renewable resources and biorefineries, Brügge, BE, 06-08 thru 10 w
Thöny-Meyer, L. Multi-copper wxidases – back to the future,
ETH Zürich, Institut für Mikrobiologie, Zürich, 09-11 w l
Zinn, M. Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoates): From biosynthesis towards medical applications,
7th International Conference on Polymer and Textile Biotechnology and Final Workshop of COST
Action 868, Mailand, IT, 03-02 thru 4 w l
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Conferences
Biomaterials Zinn, M. Tailor-made Biopolyester for Medical Applications Produced by Bacteria,
European Biobechnology Day, Düsseldorf, DE, 05-10 thru 11 w l
Zinn, M. Aspects of production of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates with pseudomonas putida
strains,
International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore, SG, 06-26 thru 07-01 w l
Zinn, M. Biopolymer and biodegradable polymer production from waste, renewables, and petrochemicals,
ESBP, European Symposium on Biopolymers, Trinity College, Dublin, NE, 09-27 thru 29 w l
Zinn, M. Medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate production under elevated hydrodynamic pressure,
ESBP, European Symposium on Biopolymers, Trinity College, Dublin, NE, 09-27 thru 29 w l
Electronics/ Anderegg, P. Zuverlässigkeit von Messdaten bei der Langzeitüberwachung von Infrastrukturen,
Metrology/Reliability 6. Symposium Experimentelle Untersuchungen von Baukonstruktionen, Dresden, DE, 09-09 w
Flisch, A. 20 Jahre industrielle Computer-Tomographie an der Empa,
Fraunhofer IPA Eventforum, Control 2011, Stuttgart, DE, 05-03 thru 06 w
Flisch, A. Der Blick ins Innere, 20 Jahre Industrielle Computer-tomographie an der Empa,
Dübendorf, 11-17 n
Grossmann, G. Nanotechnologie in der Elektronik,
14. Europäisches Elektroniktechnologie- Kolleg, Mallorca, ES, 03- 17 thru 03-18 w l
Hack, E. Advanced Dynamic Validation using Integrated Simulation and Experimentation,
Fachtagung Modelling and Simulation – Challenge and Benefit, Zürich, 02-02 w l
Hack, E. Using Full-field Measurement Techniques to Validate Simulations of Dynamic Events,
Photomechanics, Brüssel, BE, 02-07 thru 09 w l
Hack, E. Goal-Line Technology / IFAB-Meeting, Cardiff, UK, 03-04 thru 5 w l
Hack, E. Using Full-field Measurement Techniques to Validate Simulations of Dynamic Events,
ICAIM, Ulm, DE, 03-22 thru 23 w
Hack, E. Standards and Traceability to international standards,
Int. Workshop on Validation of Computational Solid Mechanics Models,
Shanghai, CN, 10-18 thru 20 w l
Hack, E. Uncertainty and its role in calibration and validation,
Int. Workshop on Validation of Computational Solid Mechanics Models,
Shanghai, CN, 10-18 thru 20 w l
Hack, E./Feligiotti, M. Use of integrated simulation and experimentation to quantify impact damage,
ISEV, Edinburgh, UK, 09-07 thru 09 w l
Jacob, P. Vom Baustein über die Komponente zum Subsystem-Neue Denkansätze in der Ausfallanalyse,
ITG Tagung, Grainau, DE, 06-01 w l
Jacob, P. From Component to System Failure Analysis-the future challenge within work-sharing supply
chains,
ESREF 2011, Bordeaux, FR, 10-04 thru 07 w l
Jacob, P. Mechanical vibration resonance measurements and concerns for plastic encapsulated control
modules and powe modules in traction applications,
EUFANET 2011, Bordeaux, FR, 10-06 w l
Jacob, P. A new roadmap for the analysis if power semiconductors,
EUFANET 2011, Bordeaux, FR, 10-06 w l
Jacob, P. «Verborgene» Sperrspannungen-Instabilität bei Scheibenthyristoren,
Freiburg i. Breisgau, DE, 10-24 thru 25 w
Jacob, P. Power electronic device failure analysis roadmap,
ISTFA 2011, San Jose, US, 11-13 thru 17 F
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Conferences
Electronics/ Jacob, P. Ausfälle und Fehleranalyse in optoelekronischen Bauelementen,
Metrology/Reliability Electrosuisse Fehraltor «Lebensdauer von LED-Beleuchtungssystemen», Dübendorf, 11-04 w l
Jacob, P. Eine neue Richtlinie des ESD-Forum e.V. für die Vorgehensweise bei der ESD-Risikobewertung für
ESD-gerechte Maschinen und Anlagen (ESD-Forum Arbeitsgruppe) und ESD-Risiken in der
Elektronikfertigung: ESD-/EOS-Fehlerursachen analysieren, identifizieren und nachhaltig
beseitigen,
12. ESD-Forum München, München, DE, 12-06 thru 7 w
Jerjen, I. The Benefits and Challenges of Differential Phase Contrast Imaging for Material Science,
International Symposium on Digital Industrial Radiology and Computed Tomography,
Berlin, DE, 06-20 thru 22 w
Jerjen, I. Ausfallanalyse an elektronischen Komponenten, Der Blick ins Innere – 20 Jahre Industrielle
Computer-tomographie an der Empa, Dübendorf, 11-17 w
Lotito, V. Numerical analysis of novel asymmetric SNOM tips,
PIERS, Marrakech, M, 03-19 thru 23 w
Lotito, V. Finite element properties of SNOM probes with asymmetries,
Seminar in Electromagnetics, Zurich, 04-13 w l
Lotito, V. Focusing properties of SNOM probes with adirectiona asymmetries,
7th Workshop on Numerical Methods for Optical Nanostructures, Zurich, 07-04 thru 06 w
Lotito, V. Scanning near field optical microscopy probes with adirectional asymmetries,
EOS 2011, Capri, It, 09-24 thru 29 w
Lüthi, T. 20 Jahre industrielle CT an der Empa, Der Blick ins Innere – 20 Jahre Industrielle
Computertomographie an der Empa, Dübendorf, 11-17 w
Sanabria, S. Monitored assessment of structural integrity of multilayered glued laminated timber beams with
air-coupled ultrasound and contact ultrasound imaging,
17th Int. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium NDT, Sopron, HU,
09-12 thru 17 w
Schütz, P. Anwendungen der CT in Geometriebestimmung und dimensionaler Messtechnik,
Der Blick ins Innere – 20 Jahre Industrielle Computer-tomographie an der Empa, Dübendorf, 11-17 w
Schütz, P. Failure analysis with x-ray CT: state-of-the-art, limitations and future developments,
Challenges for three-dimensional ICS and systems, Toulouse, FR, 11-28 thru 29 w
Materials-Biology Born, A.-K. Nano- und micro- engineered substrates that influence (stem) cell fate,
Interactions Workshop «Wechselwirkung Material/Zelle-Oberflächeneigenschaften beeinflussen die
Zelldifferenzierung», Hanau, DE, 02-24 w l
Born, A.-K. Cells sense and response to their environment,
European Summer School of Biological Chemistry & Advanced Biotechnology «Synthetic Biology»,
Berlin, DE, 09-05 thru 08 w l
Bruinink, A. Strategies to evaluate biocompatibility using in vitro methods,
IPF Dresden, Dresden, DE, 12-14 w l
Bruinink, A. MedTech & Adv Therapeutics an der Empa,
Wissenschaft trifft Wirtschaft, Biolago, 12-16 w
Bruinink, A./Wein, F. An in vitro set-up mimicking the bone niche to evaluate biomaterials,
24th European Conference on Biomaterials, Dublin, IE, 09-04 thru 08 w
Bruinink, A./Wein, F./ Evaluation of biomaterials using an in vitro test battery,
Moczulska, M./Zell, V./ Meet the Expert, Interlaken, 04-11 thru 12 w
Obarzanek-Fojt, M./Rottmar, M./
Maeder-Althaus, X.
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Conferences
Materials-Biology Buerki-Thurnherr, T./Diener, L./ ZnO toxicity is not a nanoparticle specific effect but largely due to a substantial release of toxic
Interactions Arslan, O./Xiao, L./Hirsch, C./ zinc ions, New developments in Cell-Based In–Vitro Testing & 3rd Annual Quasi-vivo User Group
Maeder-Althaus, X./ meeting, Saarbrücken, DE, 05-18 thru 20 F
Wampfler, B./Wick, P./Mathur, S./
Krug, H. F.
Bürki, T. Nanotechnologie im Alltag: Fluch oder Segen?,
Alte Garde Ascom/Hotel Bern, Bern, 09-12 w l
Bürki, T. In vitro mechanistic study towards a better understanding of ZnO nanoparticle toxicity,
6th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Aerosol Group (SAG), Bern, 11-02 w l
Bürki-Thurnherr, T./Wick, P./ In vitro mechanistic study on the toxicity of commercial ZnO nanoparticles,
Krug, H. F./Diener, L./ Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Washington, US, 03-06 thru 10 F
Mäder-Althaus, X.
Friederici, V./Imgrund, Ph./ Interdisciplinary Investigation of Metal Injection Moulded Regular Implant Surface Patterns,
Zell, V./Brose, C./Bitar, M./ Euro BioMat Conference, Jena, DE, 04-13 thru 14 F
Bruinink, A.
Gasser, M./Wick, P./Krug, H. F. Investigating the lipid and protein coatings of different functionalized multi-walled carbon
nanotubes – can these affect their potential adverse effets?,
3rd NanoImpactNet Conference «Building a bridge from NanoImpactNet to nanomedical
research», Lausanne, 02-14 thru 17 F
Hirsch, C. Kurzer Überblick über Aspekte der Forschung, Technologie, Gesundheit und Sicherheit von
«Carbon nanotubes» (CNTs),
9. Nanovision am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Karlsruhe, DE, 11-21 thru 22 w l
Hirsch, C./Rösslein, M./ A novel comprehensive evaluation platform to assess nanoparticle toxicity in vitro,
Wick, P./Krug, H. F. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Washington, US, 03-06 thru 10 F
Kaiser, J.-P. Nanotoxikologie: wie toxisch sind nanoskalige Partikel wirklich?,
Abfallverbrennung und Luftqualität, Bozen, IT, 10-24 w l
Kolbuk, D./Lischer, S./ Mechanical and surface properties of Polycaprolactone, Gelatin scaffolds in the creaction of ECM
Maniura, K./Sajkiewicz, P./ analogues,
Fortunato, G. Eupoc2011 – Biobased Polymers and Related Biomaterials, Gargnano, IT, 05-29 thru 06-03 F
Lischer, S. Antibakterielle Textilien Wirkung auf Bakterien und Zellen,
Workshop antibakterielle Textilien/Empa, St. Gallen, 05-12 w l
Lischer, S./Bradbury, C. R./ Antibacterial Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Implant Application,
Wampfler, B./Ren, Q./ Meet the Expert, Interlaken, 04-11 thru 12 F
Gruner, Ph./Maniura, K.
Lischer, S./Bradbury, C. R./ Antibacterial HA coatings with defined crystallinity to tune Ag release,
Wampfler, B./Ren, Q./ eCM XII Implant Infection, Davos, 06-22 thru 24 w
Gruner, Ph./Maniura, K.
Lischer, S./Körner, E./Balazs, D. J./ Ag-containing plasma polymer coatings with antibacterial and cytocompatible properties,
Shen, D./Wick, P./Grieder, K./ SSB Annual Meeting, Yverdon les Bains, 05-04 F
Haas, D./Heuberger, M./
Hegemann, D.
Maniura, K. High throughput screening of biomaterials – shaping a new research area,
Materiomics Conference, Amsterdam, NL, 04-14 thru 15 w l
Maniura, K. The implant/bone interface,NFP62,
CCM1 Interdisciplinary training for young scientists in material sciences, Lugano, 05-25 thru 28 w l
Maniura, K. ESF-EMBO Symposium: Biological Surfaces and Interfaces,
Sant Feliu de Gui1ols, ES, 06-26 thru 07-01 F
Maniura, K. Biologische Verträglichkeit von Partikeln: mögliche Risiken von Implantaten, Biomaterialien –
Beschichtungen und Schichtsysteme für medizinische Anwendungen,
eine Weiterbildungsveranstaltung der SVMT, Olten, 10-25 w l
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Conferences
Materials-Biology Maniura, K. Genetic reporter assays in the area of tissue engineering of bone,
Interactions Cell-Based Assays, London, UK, 11-21 thru 22 w l
Mhanna, R. F./Millan, C./Vörös, J./ Multilayered engineered constructs for cartilage engineering,
Maniura, K./Zenobi-Wong, M. The symposium of AO Exploratory Research, Davos, 09-02 thru 03 F
Rösslein, M. GUM, Supplement 1 – Numerical Implementation,
Eurachem, CITAC, Recent development in measurement uncertainty,
Lissabon, PT, 06-06 thru 7 w l
Rösslein, M./Hirsch, C./Wick, P./ The basic requirement for comparable results between laboratories from in vitro tests remains a
Krug, H. F. significant challenge,
NanoImpactNet, Lausanne, 02-14 thru 17 F
Rottmar, M./Wong, M./Vogel, V./ Probing the Role of Cell Shape and Actin Cytoskeleton Integrity During Chondrocyte ReManiura-Weber, K. differentiation,
24th European Conference on Biomaterials, Dublin, IE, 09-04 thru 08 w
Studer, D. Housekeeping Gene Stability in Human Bone Marrow-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells during
Adipo-, Chondro- and Osteogenesis,
TokyoTech, ETH, EPFL Symposium, Lausanne, 06-10 F
Studer, D./Lischer, S./Wong, M./ RPL13A represents a stable reference gene for reverse transcription PCR of mesenchymal stem
Maniura, K. cells,
PhD symposium 2011 «Students at the Scientific Frontier»/Empa, St. Gallen, 09-12 w
Studer, D./Vörös, J./Wong, M./ Joint Regeneration – Novel 2D Patterned Co-Culture System for Investigating Chondrogenesis,
Maniura, K. International Summer Science School, Heidelberg, DE, 08-24 thru 30 w
Studer, D./Wong, M./ RPL13a represents a stable reference gene for reverse transcription PCR of mesenchymal stem
Maniura, K. cells,
World Conference of Regenerative Medicine, Leipzig, DE, 11-02 thru 04 F
Wick, P. New Advanced Cellular Models for Elaborating Chances or Risks for new Nano-Materials,
NIST, Washington, US, 03-04 w l
Wick, P. Schneewittchen hat schon viele Zwerge – Nanotechnologieanwendungen heute,
Vortrag Ostschweizerische Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin, St. Gallen, 06-09 w l
Wick, P. Nanomaterialien in Textilien: eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung,
Te1tail-Days 2011/Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 10-05 w l
Wick, P. Health Aspects of Nanomaterials: An Interdisciplinary Challenge,
Adolphe Merkle Institute, Fribourg, 11-08 w l
Wick, P. Risiken der Nanotechnologie: eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung,
4. LGL Kongress für den Öffentlichen Gesundheitsdienst «Gesunde Umwelt – Gesunde
Bevölkerung», München, DE, 11-09 thru 11 w l
Wick, P. Health Aspects of Nanoparticles: An Interdisciplinary Challenge,
NanoTechItaly 2011, Promoting Responsible Innovation, Venice, IT, 11-23 thru 25 w l
Wick, P. Titel noch nicht bekannt,
Workshop «The role of proteins in nanoparticle access to the brain», Dublin, IE, 12-6 thru 7 w l
Wick, P./Manser, P./ Barrier capacity of human placenta for nanosized materials,
Mäder-Althaus, X./Diener, L./ Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Washington, US, 03-06 thru 10 F
Krug, H. F.
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Protection and Aslan-Gürel, E./Celebi, S./ Polymeric Optical Fibers Produced with Different Acrylates via Atom Transfer Radical
Physiology Scherer, L. J./Toppare L./ Polymerization Reactions;
Rossi, R. M. 2nd International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science, Centre de Congrès,
Lyon, FR, 05-29 thru 31 F
Aslan-Gürel, E./Scherer, L. J./ Synthesis and Characterization of Laponite-Polymer Core-Shell Microspheres,
Rossi, R. M. 2nd International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science,
Centre de Congrès, Lyon, FR, 05-29 thru 31 F
Baumann, L./Aslan-Gürel, E./ Development of light responsive membranes for controlled drug release,
de Courten, D./Wolf, M./ ICOM 2011, Amsterdam, NL, 07-23 F
Rossi, R. M./Scherer, L. J.
Bogerd, C. P./Niedermann, R./ The effect of sock fabric on skin hydration and perception of the foot after 1 Day of military use,
Brühwiler, P./Rossi, R. M. International Conference for Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE), Nafplio, GR, 07-13 w l
Derler, S./Süess, J. Influence of variations in the pressure distribution on the friction of the finger pad,
ICoBT 2011, The International Conference on Bio Tribology, Imperial College,
London, GB, 09-18 thru 21 w
Frackiewicz-Kaczmarek, J./ Distribution of the air gap thickness in casual clothing,
Psikuta, A./Rossi, R. M./ XIV International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE),
Bueno, M. A. Nafplio, GR, 07-11 thru 15 w l
Meyer, Chr./Seiler, P./Meyer, V. R. HPLC Peak Area Precision Improves with Increasing Signal to Noise Ratios,
36th International Symposium on High-Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related
Techniques, Budapest, HU, 06-19 thru 23 F
Meyer, V. R. Precision of peak area and height determination,
36th International Symposium on High-Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related
Techniques, Budapest, HU, 06-19 thru 23 F
Niedermann, R./Psikuta, A./ Evaluation of different heat flux sensors for the use in human subject studies,
Rossi, R. M. International Conference for Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE), Nafplio, GR, 07-12 w l
Popa, A.-M. Nanocomposite membranes for biomedical applications,
European Polymer Congress, Granada, Spain, ES, 06-01 w
Popa, A.-M. Nanocomposite functional membranes – increasing the QI of intelligent te1tiles,
ICOM2011 – International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processing,
Amsterdam, NL, NL, 07-23 w
Psikuta, A./Niedermann, R./ Effect of ambient temperature on surface temperature measurements,
Rossi, R. M. International Conference for Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE), Nafplio, GR, 07-15 F
Rossi, R. Une armée de mauviettes, Temps présent, magazine de reportages, tsr télévision suisse, 03-17w l
Rossi, R. Analysis of the 3-dimensional water transport in fabrics under pressure,
Fiber Society Conference, Hong Kong, CN, 05-23 w l
Rossi, R. Smart Textiles with Skin-Simulating Functions, Hong Kong Polytechnical University, CN, 05-27 w l
Rossi, R. Predicting body core temperature using non-invasive sensors,
Smart textiles, Empa, Dübendorf, 09-30 w l
Scherer, L. Textile-based optical sensor, Smart Textiles Event, Empa Dübendorf, 09-30 w l
Scherer, L. Elektrisch und optisch leitfähige Fasern und ihre Anwendungen in der medizinischen Sensorik;
Textil und Sensorik, Bayern innovativ, Regensburg, DE, 10-25w l
Teixeira, F. Membranes with a temperature triggered Gating Mechanism Based on Thermoresponsive
Copolymers, «Hybrid Materials 2011», Strassbourg, FR, 03-06 thru 11 w
Weder, M. Optimale Kältekleidung, Servus TV, AT, 03-01 w l
Weder, M./Haag, A. Vergleichsuntersuchung verschiedener Zelte, Sendung «Kassensturz»,
SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, 06-07 w l
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Conferences
Mobility, Energy and Environment
Air Pollution/ Brunner, D./Henne, S./Knote, C./ Estimation of air pollutant and GHG sources by means of Eulerian and Lagrangian modeling,
Environmental Technology Keller, C. JRC Colloquium, Ispra, IT, 01-21 w l
Brunner, D./Hiller, R./ Regional methane sources observed from a research aircraft,
Neininger, B./Künzle, T./ AGU Chapman Conference Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere, Grindelwald, 10-09 thru 14 w
Eugster, W./Buchmann, N./
Buchmann, B.
Brunner, D./Hiller, R./ Regional methane sources observed from a research aircraft, NCGG6 Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases,
Neininger, B./Künzle, T./ Amsterdam, NL, 11-02 thru 04 w
Eugster, W./Buchmann, N./
Buchmann, B.
Brunner, D./Kaufmann, P./ The new COSMO version of the Lagrangian Particle Dispersion Model FLE1PART,
Neininger, B./Hiller, R. COSMO User Seminar, Langen, DE, 02-01 thru 03 w
Brunner, D./Keller, C./ Country-specific European halocarbon emissions estimated with FLEXPART and a new Kalman
Reimann, S./Vollmer, M. filter inversion scheme,
AGAGE workshop, Bristol, GB, 05-25 thru 26 w
Brunner, D./Knote, C./ Luftqualitätsmodellierung mit COSMO-ART,
Buchmann, B. Treffen OSTLUFT Kantonale Umweltämter, Au, 10-19 w l
Brunner, D./Lin, J. C./Gerbig, C. AGU Chapman Conference Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere,
Grindelwald, 10-09 thru 14 n
Buchmann, B. Greenhouse gases and reactive gases: trends and top down emission estimates,
GAW-CH Conference, Zürich, 01-18 thru 19 w l
Emmenegger, E./Manninen A./ Analysis of microbial processes in soil and waste water by continuous N2O isotopomer
Tuzson,B./Köster, J. R./ measurements with QCLAS,
Wunderlin, P./Mohn, J. FLAIR, Murnau, DE, 09-13 thru 17 w
Emmenegger, E./Tuzson B./ Measurement of stable CO2 isotopic species using mid IR laser spectroscopy – development and
Mohn J./Brunner D./Henne S./ environmental applications,
Kammer A./Zeeman M. J. Anakon, Zürich, 03-22 thru 25 F
Emmenegger, L. Methane istotopes: getting ready for atmospheric monitoring,
Ingos Kick-off meeting, Amsterdam, NL, 11-20 thru 21 w
Emmenegger, L./Wunderlin, P./ CO2 and N2O isotopic ratio measurements by QCL spectroscopy -recent developments and
Köster, J. R., Manninen, A./ environmental applications,
Mohn, J. TDLS, Zermatt, 07-11 thru 15 w l
Emmenegger, L./Zeyer, K./ A dual tracer gas ratio method for the determination of ammonia emissions from naturally
Schrade, S./Keck, M. ventilated dairy housing,
CEM2011, Prague, CZ, 09-05 thru 7 w l
Emmenegger, L./Zeyer, K./ Development, deployment and validation of a QCL spectrometer for NO2 measurements at
Zahniser, M. S./McManus, J. B./ mountain sites,
Tuzson, B. FLAIR, Murnau, DE, 09-13 thru 17 F
Gehrig, R. Measurements of ambient air in Switzerland (NABEL) and Europe (EMEP)/HS-Course
Oeschgerzentrum,
Medizinische Fakultät Uni Bern, Bern, 01-17 thru 20 w l
Gehrig, R. Empa Particle Day, Dübendorf, 03-29 n
Gehrig, R. Ultrafine particles in ambient air: Sources and measurement,
Empa Particle Day, Dübendorf, 03-29 w
Gehrig, R. EMEP, Task Force Meeting on Measurement and Modelling, Dübendorf, 05-11 thru 13 n
Gehrig, R. Swiss approach linking air quality monitoring inventories and source apportionment to policy
development, Workshop on Air Pollution Legislation, Monitoring and Modeling for Policy and
Enforcement, Beijing, CN, 11-15 thru 16 w l
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Conferences
Air Pollution/ Gehrig, R./Bukowiecki, N. Emission factors and source apportionment for wear and resuspension particles produced by road
Environmental Technology traffic, The policy relevance of wear emissions from road transport, now and in the future,
Amsterdam, NL, 06-22 w l
Gehrig, R./Hüglin, C./ Long Term Measurements of Selected PAH at Representative Sites in Switzerland,
Buchmann, B. ICCPA, Vienna, AT, 06-26 thru 29 F
Gehrig, R./Schwarzenbach, B./ NO2 Measurements with Different Converters; Molybdenum Converters vs. Specific NO2
Hüglin, C. Converters,
EMEP Task Force Meeting on Measurement and Modelling, Dübendorf, 05-11 thru 13 w
Gianini, M./Gehrig, R./Fischer, A./ Chemical composition and source apportionment of PM10 at different Swiss locations 2008/2009
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./Cozic, J./ compared to 1998/1999,
Jaffrezo, J. L./Hueglin, C. EGU2011, Vienna, AT, 04-03 thru 08 F
Gianini, M./Gehrig, R./ Chemical composition and source apportionment of PM10 at different Swiss locations 2008/2009
Fischer, A./Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./ compared to 1998/1999,
Cozic, J./Jaffrezo, J. L./Hueglin, C. 16th ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles, Zurich, 06-27 thru 29 F
Gianini, M./Gehrig, R./Fischer, A./ Chemical composition and source apportionment of PM10 at different Swiss locations 2008/2009
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./Cozic, J./ compared to 1998/1999,
Jaffrezo, J. L./Hueglin, C. European Aerosol Conference 2011, Manchester, UK, 09-04 thru 09 w
Henne, S./Brunner, D./ European trends of surface O3 and O1 evaluated with Generalised Additive Models,
Zellweger, C./Hüglin, C./ Toulouse, FR, 04-11 thru 13 F
Wilson, R./Monks, P./
Buchmann, B.
Henne, S./Shallcross, D. E./ Deposition of trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) resulting from future emissions of HFC-1234yf from mobile
Reimann, S./Xiao, P./ air conditioners (MAC) in Europe/AGU Chapman Conference Lagrangian Modeling of the
Brunner, D./O’Doherty, S./ Atmosphere,
Buchmann, B. Grindelwald, 10-09 thru 14 w
Hüglin, C. Air Quality Monitoring Technologies for Urban Areas: The AirMonTech Project,
EMEP Task Force Meeting on Measurement and Modelling, Dübendorf, 05-11 thru 13 w
Hüglin, C. AirMonTech: Existing Technologies for regulated metrics/AAMG Conference,
London, UK, 12-12 thru 13 w l
Hüglin, C./Gianini, M. F. D./ Chemical characterisation and source apportionment of ambient PM10 at different Swiss locations:
Fischer, A./Ulrich, A./Wichser, A./ comparative analysis of data collected during 1998-1999 and 2008-2009,
Zellweger, C./Gehrig, R. ICCE, Zurich, 09-12 thru 15 F
Hüglin, C./Herich, H./ Long-term study of the contributions of wood burning and road traffic to black carbon at urban
Buchmann, B. and rural sites in Switzerland,
ICCPA, Vienna, AT, 06-26 thru 29 F
Keller, C. A./Brunner, D./ Inverse modelling of European halogenated greenhouse gas emissions using FLExPART,
Henne, S./Maione, M./ AGU Chapman Conference Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere, Grindelwald, 10-09 thru 14 F
O'Doherty, S./Haszpra, L./
Reimann, S.
Keller, C. A./Hill, M./Ferenczi, Z./ First measurements of a suite of halogenated greenhouse gases over Eastern Europe,
Haszpra, L./Conen, F./ EGU2011, Vienna, AT, 04-03 thru 08 w
Brunner, D./Reimann, S.
Knote, C./Brunner, D. Cloud processes in COSMO-ART,
GLOREAM-EURASAP Workshop, Kopenhagen, DK, 01-26 thru 28 w
Knote, C./Brunner, D. Interactions of aerosols and gases with clouds and precipitation in the online-coupled regional
chemistry transport model COSMO-ART,
CMAS annual conference, Chapel Hill, US, 10-24 w
Knote, C./Brunner, D./ Aqueous-phase chemistry and its interactions with gases and aerosols in COSMO-ART,
Lohmann, U. European Aerosol Conference 2011, Manchester, UK, 09-09 w
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Conferences
Air Pollution/ Manninen, A./Tuzson, B./ Versatile multipass cell for spectroscopic trace gas analysis based on quantum cascade laser,
Environmental Technology Looser, H./Bonetti, Y./ NanoTera Annual Meeting, Bern, 05-12 thru 13 F
Emmenegger, L./Faist, J.
Manninen, A./Tuzson, B./ Quantum cascade laser based compact multipass cell for medical and industrial applications,
Looser, H./Emmenegger, L. Freiburg IR Colloquium 2011, Freiburg, DE, 02-16 thru 17 w
Manninen, A./Tuzson, B./ Design of a compact and versatile multipass cell for QCL-based trace gas analysis,
Looser, H./Emmenegger, L. TDLS 2011, Zermatt, 07-11 thru 15 F
Mohn, J./Tuzson, B./ Laser spectroscopic analysis of ambient N2O isotopomers for source identification,
Wunderlin, P./Köster, J. R./ EGU 2011, Vienna, AT, 04-03 thru 08 w
Manninen, A./Emmenegger, L.
Mohn, J./Tuzson, B./ Laser spectroscopic analysis of ambient N2O isotopomers for source identification,
Wunderlin, P./Köster, J. R./ 15N Workshop COST Action SIBAE, Gothenburg, SE, 05-9 thru 11 w
Manninen, A./Emmenegger, L.
Mohn, J./Wunderlin, P./ Laser based N2O isotopomer analysis to identify source processes in wastewater treatment,
Tuzson, B./Siegrist, H./Joss, A./ GASIR 2011, Villigen, 10-10 thru 12 F
Manninen, A./Emmenegger, L.
Mohn, J./Wunderlin, P./ Identification of N2O source processes in biological wastewater treatment by QCLAS based
Tuzson, B./Siegrist, H./Joss, A./ isotopomer analysis,
Manninen, A./Emmenegger, L. NCGG6 Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Amsterdam, NL, 11-02 thru 04 F
Reimann, S. Ground-based Networks for Measuring Ozone- and Climate-Related Trace Gases,
Ozone Research Managers' Meeting, Geneva, 05-2 thru 4 w l
Reimann, S./Brunner, D./Keller, C. F-gases emissions through inverse modelling/EEA, Kopenhagen, DK, 10-13 w l
Reimann, S./Vollmer, M./ Replacement of ozone-depleting methyl bromide (CH3Br) with the radiatively active sulfuryl
Brunner, D./Henne, S. fluoride (SO2F2) for pest control/NCGG6 Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases,
Amsterdam, NL, 11-02 thru 04 w
Reimann, S./Vollmer, M./ Comparison of measurement-based global emission estimates of halocarbons with emission
Velders, G./Rigby, M./ scenarios used in international assessments
O'Doherty, S. NCGG6 Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Amsterdam, NL, 11-02 thru 04 w
Schnadt Poberaj, C./Henne, S./ Understanding Recent Methane growth rate variability using a global Lagrangian transport
Brunner, D. model – first results,
AGU Chapman Conference Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere, Grindelwald, 10-09 thru 14 F
Steinbacher, M. CO2 und weitere GHGs auf dem Jungfraujoch,
GCOS-Meeting, Zürich, 02-02 w
Steinbacher, M. Qualitätssicherung und Qualitätsverbesserung im Rahmen des GAW–Programms,
10 Jahre GAWTEC, Schneefernerhaus, DE, 10-18 w l
Steinbacher, M./Zellweger, C./ Long-term CH4 Observations at the GAW site Jungfraujoch with Gas Chromatography and Cavity
Buchmann, B. Ringdown Spectroscopy,
NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Annual ConferenceConference, Boulder, US, 05-17 thru 18 w
Steinbacher, M./Zellweger, C./ Continuous in-situ CO2 and CH4 observations at Jungfraujoch with Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy–
Buchmann, B. long-term stability and sample drying issues,
16th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement
Techniques (GGMT-2011), Wellington, NZ, 10-25 thru 28 w
Sturm, P./Tuzson, B./Henne, S./ Continuous isotope ratio measurements of tropospheric CO2 at Jungfraujoch,
Brunner, D./Mohn, J./ Switzerland/GEO-Carbon Conference, Rom, IT, 10-24 thru 26 F
Steinbacher, M./Buchmann, B./
Emmenegger, L.
Tuzson, B./Hiller, R. V./Zeyer, K./ Field inter-comparison of QCLAS and ICOS for CH4 eddy covariance flux measurements,
Eugster, W./Neftel, A./ FLAIR, Murnau, DE, 09-13 thru 17 w
Ammann, C./Emmenegger, L.
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Air Pollution/ Tuzson, B./Kammer, A./ Application of a QCL-based spectrometer for real-time δ13C and δ18O measurements of
Environmental Technology Emmenegger, L./Knohl, A./ soil-respired CO2/FLAIR, Murnau, DE, 09-13 thru 17 F
Mohn, A./Hagedorn, F.
Tuzson, B./Mohn, J./ The road towards high-precision isotope ratio measurements by QCLAS,
Emmenegger, L. EGU 2011, Vienna, 04-05 thru 07 w l
Tuzson, B./Mohn, J./ Continuous and in situ isotopic composition measurements of tropospheric CO2 at Jungfraujoch:
Steinbacher, M./ Henne, S./ real-time observation of regional pollution events
Brunner, D./Buchmann, B./ ISOTOPES 2011, Gréou1-Les-Bains, FR, 06-19 thru 24 w
Emmenegger, L.
Vollmer, M./AGAGE team Atmospheric Observations and emission patterns of the foam blowing compounds CFC-11,
HCFC-141b, HFC-365mfc, and HFC-245fa,
CAWCR 5th annual workshop, Atmospheric Composition Observation and Modelling and the Cape
Grim Annual Science Meeting, Melbourne, AU, 11-15 thru 17 w l
Zellweger, C./Brunke, E. G./ On-site comparison of CO, CH4 and CO2 using a travelling analyser during a WCC-Empa field audit
Labuschagne, C./S at Cape Point
Schwarzenbach, B./ 16th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement
Steinbacher, M./Buchmann, B. Techniques (GGMT-2011), Wellington, NZ, 10-25 thru 28 w
Zellweger, C./Henne, S./ Surface Ozone Variability and Trends at the Global GAW Stations Assekrem (Algeria), Bukit Koto
Steinbacher, M./Klausen, J./ Tabang (Indonesia) and Mt. Kenya (Kenya),
Mimouni, M./Ferroudj, M. S./ Tropospheric Ozone Workshop, Toulouse, FR, 04-11 thru 13 F
Herizal, H./Ilahi, A. F./Okuku, C/
Aseyo, J. O./Buchmann, B.
Zellweger, C./Ilahi, A. F./ Surface Ozone Measured at the Tropical GAW Station Bukit Kototabang,
Nahas, A. C./Herizal, H./ Indonesia, Tropospheric Ozone Workshop, Toulouse, FR, 04-11 thru 13 w
Steinbacher, M./Henne, S./
Klausen, J./Mimouni, M./
Ferroudj, M. S./Okuku, C/
Aseyo, J. O./Buchmann, B.
Zellweger, C./Steinbacher, M./ Better GAW data quality with new analytical techniques,
Buchmann, B. GAW-CH Conference, Zürich, 01-18 thru19 w l
Zellweger, C./Steinbacher, M./ Summing-up audit results of the World Calibration Centre for Surface Ozone (WCC-Empa)
Buchmann, B. obtained during the past 15 years,
Tropospheric Ozone Workshop, Toulouse, FR, 04-11 thru 13 F
Zellweger, C./Steinbacher, M./ Evaluation of new measurement techniques for carbon monoxide,
Buchmann, B. 16th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dio1ide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement
Techniques (GGMT-2011), Wellington, NZ, 10-25 thru 28 F
Analytical Chemistry Bahk, Y. K./Buha, J./Liu, Z./ Relationship between the geometrical length and mobility diameter of airborne CNTs,
Pui, D. Y. H./Wang, J. European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK, 09-04 thru 09 F
Figi, R. Der sichere Umgang mit Cadmiumverbindungen, Von Roll Solar, Tägerwilen, 05-17 w l
Figi, R. Mobile Röntgenfluoreszenz vs. Nasschemie, vergleichende Verfahren bei der Untersuchung von
Bremsbelägen hinsichtlich SchwermetallenPlattform Marktkontrolle Bafu/BAG Bern, Bern, 09-01 w l
Fissan, H./Kaminski, H./ Characterization of Agglomerates and Aggregates in Gases along the Exposure Pathway,
Pui, D. Y. H./Liu, Z./Wang, J. European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK, 09-04 thru 09 F
Gerecke, A. C. ICCE 2011,
13th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment,
ETH Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 n
Gianini M./Gehrig, R./Fischer, A./ Chemical Composition and Source Apportionment of PM10 at Different Swiss Locations 2008/2009
Wichser, A./Ulrich, A./Piot, C./ Compared to 1998/1999,
Jaffrezo, J.-L./Hueglin, C. 15th ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles, ETH Zürich, 06-26 thru 29 F
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Analytical Chemistry Gianini, M. F. D./Hueglin, C./ Chemical composition and source apportionment of PM10 at different Swiss location 2008/2009,
Gehrig, R./Fischer, A./Wichser, A./ EGU-European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011,
Ulrich, A. Vienna, AT, 04-03 thru 08 F
Hagendorfer, H./ Asymmetric Flow Field Flow Fractionation (AF4) Coupled to ICPMS, UV/VIS and Light Scattering
Parlinska-Wojtan, M./Kaegi, R./ for the Characterization of Engineered Nanoparticles,
Sinnet, B./ Wandlowski, T./ European Winter Conference On Plasma Spectrochemistry, Zaragoza, E, 01-30 thru 02-04 w
Liu, X./Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A.
Hagendorfer, H./ Asymmetric Flow Field Flow Fractionation (AF4) Coupled to ICPMS, UV/VIS and Light Scattering
Parlinska-Wojtan, M./Kaegi, R./ for the Characterization of Nanoparticles,
Sinnet, B./Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. GDCh Anakon 2011, Zürich, 03-22 thru 25 F
Hagendorfer, H./ Engneered Nanoparticles: Methods for quantitative, and elementspecific characterisation in the
Parlinska-Wojtan, M./Kaegi, R./ atmospheric and aquatic environment,
Sinnet, B./Wandlowski, T./Liu, X./ Analytical Seminar at the Karl Franzens Univerity Graz, Graz, AT, 03-18 w l
Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A.
Hagendorfer, H./Sinnet, B./ Development of analytical methods for the characterisation of engineered nanoparticles,
Kaegi, R./Traber, J./Parlinska, M./ Seminar of the Department of Environmental Geosciences at the University Vienna,
Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. Vienna, AT, 05-02 w l
Heeb, N. VERT dePN: Reactive Nitrogen Compounds (RNCs) after SCR- and combined SCR/DPF Systems,
7th Swiss VERT dePN Meeting, Empa Dübendorf, 03-24 n w
Heeb, N. Parameters affecting Dioxin Formation in DPF,
2. VERT Forum Diesel Particle Filter Technologies – Opportunities and Future Challenges,
Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 03-25 w
Heeb, N. Diesel Particle Filter Technologies – Opportunities and Future Challenges,
2. VERT Forum, Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 03-25 n
Heeb, N. Combustion-Generated Particles,
1st Empa Particle Day, Empa Dübendorf, 03-29 w
Heeb, N. Wirkungen und Wirksamkeit von Dieselpartikelfiltern,
Toxikologen-Kurs Universität Tübingen, Empa Dübendorf, 03-31 w
Heeb, N. Parameters affecting the PCDD/F Formation in Diesel Particle Filters,
15th ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles, ETH Zürich, 06-26 thru 29 w
Heeb, N. Transformation Products of Hexabromocyclodedecanes in Technical HBCD Mixtures and
Flame-Proofed Polystyrenes,
13th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment ICCE 2011,
ETH Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 w
Heeb, N. VERT Filter Testing: A versatile Approach also for combined DPF-deNOx Systems,
VERT Association Meeting, Empa Dübendorf, 09-22 n w
Heeb, N./Schweizer, B. W./ Bromierte Flammschutzmittel: Eine neue Generation von persistenten organischen Schadstoffen in
Graf, H./Zennegg, M./ der Umwelt, GDCh Anakon 2011, Zürich, 03-22 thru 25 w
Gerecke, A. C./Lienemann, P.
Müller, C. E./Gerecke, A. C./ Urban Source Strength of Polyfluorinated Compounds to the Atmosphere,
Bogdal, C./Wang, Z./ 13th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment ICCE 2011,
Scheringer, M./Hungerbühler, K. ETH Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 w
Müller, C. E./Gerecke, A. C./ Analyse von perflorierten Verbindungen in Schweizer Gewässer,
Hungerbühler, K. GDCh Anakon 2011, Zürich, 03-22 thru 25 F
Ott, N./Homazava, N./ An online microflow capillary mass-spectrometer set-up for local, time and element resolved
Schmutz, P./Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. investigations of corrosion processes, EuroCorr – The European Corrosion Congress 2011,
Stockholm, SE, 09-04 thru 08 w
Ott, N./Schmutz, P./Ludwig, C./ Local, time- and element-resolved dissolution processes of biodegradable magnesium alloys using
Ulrich, A. online micro-capillary plasma mass spectrometer, ENAC Research Day 2011,
EPFL Lausanne, 06-08 F
Organisation n
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invited = l
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Conferences
Analytical Chemistry Ott, N./Schmutz, P./Ludwig, C./ Local, time and element resolved analysis of biodegradable Mg alloy corrosion,
Ulrich, A. Empa PhD Students' Symposium 2011, Empa St Gallen, 10-18 w
Ott, N./Tournier Fillon, A./ Investigation of local corrosion processess on magnesium alloy susing a novel online microflow
Homazava, N./Schmutz, P./ capillary FI-ICP-MS set-up with electrochemical control, European Winter Conference on Plasma
Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. Spectrochemistry, Zaragoza, E, 01-30 thru 02-04 F
Ott, N./Tournier Fillon, A./ Local, time- and element-resolved releases from biodegradable Mg alloys, EuroCorr – The
Schmutz, P./Ludwig, C./Ulrich, A. European Corrosion Congress 2011, Stockholm, SE, 09-04 thru 08 w
Schmid, P./Zennegg, M. Belastung von Schweizer Gewässern und Fischen mit PCB (polychlorierten Biphenylen) – die
Suche nach den Quellen,
Workshop Altlasten in Zusammenarbeit SAPP Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Perinatale
Pharmakologie und GREENTO1, Universitätsspital Zürich, 03-24 w
Senn, M. Le travail des éponges de fer dans les forges haut Mödiévales du Jura central, Suisse,
LAMOP Histoire et archéologie des techniques au Moyen Age et à l'Epoque moderne,
Université Paris, FR, 01-22 w
Ulrich, A. NanoResearch at Empa and Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry,
Seminar at RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment,
Bilhoven, NL, 10-12 w l
Ulrich, A. Hyphenated Techniques with Plasma Mass Spectrometry for analysis of Nanoparticles or Local
Corrosion Processes in the Material Science Field, The Analytical Challenge 2011,
Den Bosch, NL, 10-13 w l
Ulrich, A./Gianini, M. F. D./ Changes in chemical composition of particulate matter (PM10) as a basis for the assessment of a
Wichser, A./Fischer, A./ long-term trend,
Gehrig, R./Hueglin, C. Workshop Abfallverbrennung und Luftqualität, Bozen, IT, 10-24 w l
Ulrich, A./Hagendorfer, H./ Size fractionated analysis of engineered nanoparticles in liquids using field flow fractionation
Kaegi, R./Ludwig, Ch. coupled to plasma mass spectrometry, INRS Occupational Health Research Conference 2011 –
Risks associated with nanoparticles and nanopartiels, Nancy, FR, 04-05 thru 07 F
Ulrich, A./Hagendorfer, H./ Assessment of spray products containing engineered nanoparticles,
Lorenz, C./v. Götz, N./ INRS Occupational Health Research Conference 2011 – Risks associated with nanoparticles and
Hungerbühler, K. nanopartiels, Nancy, FR, 04-05 thru 07 w
Ulrich, A./Hagendorfer, H./ Investigation of surface coating properties of au@sio2 nanoparticles using asymmetric flow field
Lui, B./Wandlowski, T. flow fractionation (AF4) coupled to UV/VIS, light scattering and ICP-MS, European Winter
Conference On Plasma Spectrochemistry, Zaragoza, E, 01-30 thru 02-04 F
Ulrich, A./Lattuada, M./ Assessment of spray products containing engineered nanoparticles,
Hagendorfer, H./Losert, S./ SAG Meeting 2011, Bern, 11-02 w
Lorenz, C./v. Götz, N./
Hungerbühler, K.
Ulrich, A./Mayer, A./Wichser, A./ Nanosized Metal O1ide Emissions from IC-Engines,
Heeb, N. V./Emmenegger, L./ 15th ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles, ETH Zürich, 06-26 thru 29 nF
Compte, P./Czerwinski, J./Hess, A./
Kasper, M./Mooney, J.
Ulrich, A./Utke, I./Ferri, D./ Analysis of Nanoparticles,
Erni, R./Hug, H./Wang, J./ 1st Empa Particle Day, Empa Dübendorf, 03-29 n w l
Michler, J.
Ulrich, A./Walazek, D./Wichser, A./ Chemical analysis of ancient metal objects – Prospects and limitations of trace metal investigation
Senn, M./Faller, M./Philips, L./ using plasma mass spectrometry,
Wagner, B./Bulska, E. AChOZ'11 – analiza Chemiczna w Ochronie Zabytków 2011 (Analytical Chemistry in Protection of
Cultural Heritage) at University of Warsaw and Archaeological Museum in Warsaw,
Warsaw, PL, 11-08 thru 09 w l
Ulrich, A./Wang, J./Roessner, M. Breakout Session: Nanoparticle Analysis – Measurement & Uncertainities,
1st Empa Particle Day, Empa Dübendorf, 03-29 n w l
Organisation n
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invited = l
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Conferences
Analytical Chemistry Walaszek, D./Sehn, M./Philippe, L./ Method development for a minimal invasive investigation of ancient copper aloys and formated
Faller, M./Wagner, B./Bulska, E./ corrosion layers using Laser Ablation Plasma Mass Spectrometry,
Ulrich, A. Empa PhD Day 2011, St. Gallen, 10-18 F
Walaszek, D./Sehn, M./Philippe, L./ Minimal invasive investigation of ancient copper alloys and corrosion layers using Laser Ablation
Faller, M./Wagner, B./Bulska, E./ Plasma Mass Spectrometry,
Ulrich, A. AChOZ'11 – analiza Chemiczna w Ochronie Zabytków 2011 (Analytical Chemistry in Protection of
Cultural Heritage) at University of Warsaw and Archaeological Museum in Warsaw,
Warsaw, PL, 11-08 thru 09 F
Walaszek, D./Sehn, M./Philippe, L./ Method development of Laser Ablation Plasma Mas Spectrometry for the investigation of bulk
Faller, M./Wagner, B./Bulska, E./ material and corrosion layers of ancient copper alloys,
Ulrich, A. AChOZ'11 – analiza Chemiczna w Ochronie Zabytków 2011 (Analytical Chemistry in Protection of
Cultural Heritage) at University of Warsaw and Archaeological Museum in Warsaw,
Warsaw, PL, 11-08 thru 09 w
Wang, J. International Colloquium and Opening Ceremony of the Windtunnel in the Air Quality & Particle
Research Group at Empa/ETH Zürich, Empa Dübendorf, 11-07 n
Wang, J. Aerosol Technology in Nanomaterial Environmental, Health and Safety Studies,
Einführungsvorlesung, ETH Zürich, 03-30 w l
Wang, J./Asbach, Ch./Hülser, T./ Evaluation of the Safety Measures against Nanoparticle Release in a Pilot Scale Manufacturing
Fissan, H./Kuhlbusch, Th./ Facility,
Pui, D. Y. H. 5th International Symposium on Nanotechnology – Occupational and Environmental Health,
Boston, US, 08-09 thru 12 w
Wang, J./Liu, Z./Kim, S. C./ Characterization of Diesel Particulates and Metal Nano-agglomerates using the Uniersal
Swanson, J./Pui, D. Y. H. Nanoparticle Analyzer, 7th Asian Aerosol Conference, 1i'an, CN, 08-17 thru 20 w
Wang, J./Pui, D. Y. H./Haep, S./ Data Analysis of Agglomerate Filtration Measurements for Polydisperse Diesel Challenging
Fissan, H. Aerosols, Filtech 2011, Wiesbaden, DE, 03-22 thru 24 w
Wang, J./Thompson, D./Li, L./ Exposure Measurement during Production of CNT-Embedded Composite and CNT Dispersion
Pui, D. Y. H. Techniques for Toxicity Studies, 5th International Symposium on Nanotechnology – Occupational
and Environmental Health, Boston, US, 08-09 thru 12 F
Wang, J./Thompson, D./Li, L./ Exposure Measurement in an Industrial Production Facility for CNT-imbedded Nanocomposites,
Pui, D. Y. H. European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK, 09-04 thru 09 F
Zennegg, M. Belastung von Fischen in Schweizer Gewässern mit PCB und Dioxinen.
Fachtagung der Ärzte/Ärztinnen für Umweltschutz (AfU), Nahrungsmittel umweltverträglich
von A-Z?, Olten, 04-14 w l
Zennegg, M. Identification of Novel Brominated Flame Retardants in New products of the Swiss market,
31st International Conference on halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
Dioxin 2011 Brüssel, Brüssel, BE, 08-21 thru 25 w
Zennegg, M. Novel Brominated Flame Retardants in New products of the Swiss market,
13th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment ICCE 2011,
ETH Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 w
Zennegg, M. PDMS passive samplers – an excellent tool for the identification of PCB point sources in Swiss
rivers, Conference on Chemistry and the Environment ICCE 2011, ETH Zürich, 09-11 thru 15 F
Zennegg, M. Old Sins Throw Long Shadows: PCBs – almost 40 years after restrictions in Switzerland – still an
environmental problem?, Sicherheit und Umweltschutz in der Chemie,
Seminarreihe Herbstsemester, ETH Zürich, 11-11 w l
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Conferences
Hydrogen & Energy Bielmann, M. Hydrogen for Off-Grid Power Systems,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Bielmann, M. Off-grid renewable energy:technical and economic potential of hydrogen hybrid systems,
LCES (Low Carbon Earth Summit) 2011, Dalian, CN, 10-25 w
Borgschulte, A. Gaseous decomposition products of complex hydrides by Infrared Spectroscopy,
Empa – KIST Workshop, Dübendorf, 01-21 n w
Borgschulte, A. Building Blocks of the Pseudo-Ternary System LiBH4-LiNH2-Lil,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Borgschulte, A. Structure and dynamics of complex hydrides, ESRF user meeting 2011,
ESRF, Grenoble, FR, 02-07 thru 10 w l
Borgschulte, A. Hydrogen sorption kinetics, reaction dynamics, and spectroscopy,
Workshop «x-Rays and Neutrons in Energy-Releated Materials Science»,
Universität Genf, 03-29 w l
Borgschulte, A. Mobility and dynamics in the comple1 hydrides LiAlH4 and LiBH4,
Faraday Discussion 151: Hydrogen Storage Materials, Rutherford Lab, Didcot, UK, 04-18 thru 20 w l
Callini, E. Combined FTIR and gravimetric measurements of evolved gas from complex hydrides,
Gordon Research Conference, Hydrogen-Metal Systems,
Stonehill College, 320 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356, US, 07-17 thru 22 F
Callini, E. Combined FTIR and gravimetric measurements of evolved gas from complex hydrides and
nanoconfinement effect,
1 Congresso Nazionale sui Materiali Nanofasici, University Bologna, IT, 09-05 thru 09 w
Callini, E. SOLID STATE HYDROGEN STORAGE, World Materials Summit and Student Congress 2011,
Washington D.C., US, 10-08 thru 12 F
Gorbar, M. Characterization of Commercial Metal-Oxide Ceramic Diaphragms for Hydrogen Production by
Alkaline Electrolysis,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 nF
Gorbar, M. Advanced gas separation diaphragms for alkaline electrolysis,
PSI, Electromobility Day, PSI, Villigen, 05-11 F
Gorbar, M. COMPOSITE CERAMIC DIAPHRAGMS FOR ALKALINE ELECTROLYSIS, EUROPEAN FUEL CELL
FORUM 2011,
Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, 06-28 thru 07-01 F
Gorbar, M. ESEM and Raman mapping of Polyphenylene Sulphide/Polysulfone/Olivine Diaphragms,
PhD Symposium, Empa St. Gallen, 10-18 F
Kato, S. Surface properties of hydrides and reactions, Empa – KIST Workshop, Dübendorf, 01-21 n w
Kato, S. Surface Oxidation of Hydrides,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Kato, S. Catalyst preparation from hydride, Workshop on «Capture and conversion of CO2 into sustanable
hydrocarbon fuels», Roskilde, DK, 04-14 thru 15 F
Kato, S. Hydrogenation of CO2 and CO on the hydride surface of Mg2NiH4,
1st Swiss Heterogeneous Catalysis Meeting, Grindelwald, 06-16 thru 17 F
Kato, S. Hydrogen desorption mechanisms at hydride surfaces,
Gordon Research Conferences, Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Gordon-Kenan Research Seminar,
Easton, MA, US, 07-16 thru 17 w l
Kato, S. CO2 hydrogenation on a metal hydride surface,
Gordon Research Conference, Hydrogen-Metal Systems,
Stonehill College, 320 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356, US, 07-17 thru 22 F
Organisation n
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Conferences
Hydrogen & Energy Martelli, P. Iodine Stabilized HT Phase of LiBH4,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Martelli, P. Dynamical Properties of LiBH4 and SELF–Hydrogen for Off-Grid Power System,
International Conference for Sustainable Energy Storage, Belfast, GB, 02-21 thru 24 w
Martelli, P. BH4- Self-Diffusion in Liquid LiBH4 using Quasielastic neutron scattering,
Faraday Discussion 151: Hydrogen Storage Materials, Rutherford Lab, Didcot, UK, 04-18 thru 20 F
Martelli, P. Rotational motion in LiBH4/Lil, PSI, Electromobility Day, PSI, Villigen, 05-11 F
Martelli, P. LiBH4/Li as solid electrolyte to increase the safety in lithium-ion batteries,
ICHS – 4th International Conference on Hydrogen Safety, San Francisco, CA, US, 09-12 thru 14 F
Martelli, P. Rotational motion in LiBH4/LiI solid solution, PhD Symposium, Empa St. Gallen, 10-18 w
Martelli, P. Hydrogen dynamics in complex hydrides, PhD defense, Universität Fribourg, 10-28 w
Martelli, P. Hydrogen dynamics in complex hydrides, Public PhD defense, Universität Fribourg, 11-16 w
Mauron, Ph. Hydrogen Adsorption in Advanced Carbon Materials,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Mauron, Ph. Stability of the LiBH4/CeH2 Composite System Determined by Dynamic pcT Measurements,
Gordon Research Conference, Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Stonehill College,
320 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356, US, 07-17 thru 22 F
Probst, B. Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Homogenous Solution,
Workshop on «Capture and conversion of CO2 into sustanable hydrocarbon fuels»,
Roskilde, DK, 04-14 thru 15 F
Remhof, A. The role of Li2B12H12 in the sorption cycle of LiBH4,
Empa – KIST Workshop, Dübendorf, 01-21 n w
Remhof, A. The Role of Li2B12H12 in the sorption Cycle of LiBH4,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Remhof, A. Dynamics in comple1 hydrides,
481. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on Energy Materials Research by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation,
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, DE, 05-08 thru 11 w
Remhof, A. Rotational motion in LiBH4/LiI solid solutions,
Gordon Research Conference, Hydrogen-Metal Systems,
Stonehill College, 320 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356, US, 07-17 thru 22 F
Remhof, A. In-situ neutron diffraction of the direct synthesis of LiBD4,
5th European Conference on Neutron Scattering, Prague, CZ, 07-17 thru 22 F
Remhof, A. Localized Hydrogen dynamics in complex borohydrides,
5th European Conference on Neutron Scattering, Prague, CZ, 07-17 thru 22 w
Remhof, A. Synthese und Charakterisierung von Borhydriden,
Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (ISE), Freiburg im Breisgau, DE, 08-12 w
Remhof, A. Ion Dynamics in Dightweight Borohydrides,
Kick-off meeting, PSRP EU Project, Institute of Nuclear Physics,
Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, PL, 10-14 w
Stojadinovic, J. Electrochemical Investigation of Advanced Materials Used for Development of Alkaline
Electrolyzer's Diaphragms,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Vogt, U. Catalytic Combustion of Hydrogen on Platinum Coated Porous SiC Ceramics,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
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Conferences
Hydrogen & Energy Vogt, U. Development of Advanced Gas Separation Diapfragms for Alkaline Electrolysis,
Capture and conversion of CO2 into sustainable hydrocarbon fuels, Workshop on «Capture and
conversion of CO2 into sustanable hydrocarbon fuels», Roskilde, DK, 04-14 thru 15 F
Vogt, U. Catalytic Hydrogen Combustion on Porous SiC Ceramics,
EUROPEAN FUEL CELL FORUM 2011, Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, 06-28 thru 07-01 w
Vogt, U. Zementchemie: Vom mineralischen Rohstoff zum Klinker,
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Fakultät für Chemie,
Pharmazie und Geowissenschaften, DE, 08-01 w
Vogt, U. Entwicklung, Charakterisierung und Anwendung von Materialien für nachhaltige Energiesysteme,
Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (ISE), Freiburg im Breisgau, DE, 08-12 w
Wiedenmann, D. Gas Separation Diaphragms for Alkaline Hydrogen Production: Influence of Microstructure on Ion
Conductivity and Gas Purities,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 nF
Yan, Y. The Role of Li2B12H12 in Decomposition of LiBH4-Related Hydrogen Storage Materials,
1st Asian Symposium on Hydrogen Storage Materials, Hangzhou, CN, 05-23 thru 26 F
Züttel, A. Electrochemical Processes and Energy Storage,
EMPA-NIMS-KIT-MPIMF Workshop on Materials Science for Energy Technologies,
KIT, Karlsruhe, DE, 01-11 thru 12 w
Züttel, A. Synthetic Energy Carriers, ACTS Symposium 2011, Lunteren, NL, 01-12 thru 13 w l
Züttel, A. Erneuerbare synthetische Energieträger, Technische Universität Berlin, DE, 01-13 w l
Züttel, A. Was kommt nach dem Öl?, Thurgauische Naturforschende Gesellschaft, Frauenfeld, 01-18 w l
Züttel, A. Future Hydrogen Storage Projects, EMPA – KIST Workshop, Dübendorf, 01-21 n w
Züttel, A. Liquid Complex Hydrides,
5th Int. Symosium Hydrogen & Energy, Seminarhotel Stoos, Stoos, 01-23 thru 28 n w
Züttel, A. Hydrogen Storage Materials, Achievements and Outlook,
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, GB, 02-03 w l
Züttel, A. Energiespeicherung: Was wir aus der Geschichte lernen können um die Zukunft zu meistern,
erkstoffwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, DE, 02-08 w l
Züttel, A. From Metal to Complex Hydrides and Beyond,
SCS Spring Meeting 2011, Universität Zürich, 02-10 w l
Züttel, A. Complex Hydrides and Beyond,
Mini Workshop on Hydrogen: From basic sciences to applications,
Uppsala University, Uppsala, SE, 02-17 w l
Züttel, A. Energy Storage and the Role of Hydrogen,
481. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on Energy Materials Research by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation,
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, DE, 05-08 thru 11 w l
Züttel, A. The Role of Nanomaterials in Hydrogen Storage,
NanoMaterials for Sustainable Energy workshop (NMSE 2011), MESA+ Institute for
Nanotechnology, University of Twente, NL, 06-17 w l
Züttel, A. Synthetic Energy Carriers,
4th International Conference on Advancing the Chemical Sciences (ISACS 4), Challenges in
Renewable Energy, MIT Energy Club, MIT, Boston, US, 07-05 thru 08 w l
Züttel, A. Hydrogen Storage in Complex Hydrides and Beyond,
Gordon Research Conference, Hydrogen-Metal Systems,
Stonehill College, 320 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356, US, 07-17 thru 22 w l
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Conferences
Hydrogen & Energy Züttel, A. Stability and Reversibility of Borohydrides for Hydrogen storage, Fundamental and applied
hydrogen storage materials development Task 22 IEA HIA Expert Meeting,
Copenhagen, DK, 09-04 thru 08 w
Züttel, A. The role of Hydrogen in energy storage, specialized iNANO lecture Aarhus, Aarhus, DK, 10-05 w l
Züttel, A. The role of Hydrogen in renewable energy storage,
The Royal Society, Discussion meeting on «Can solar power deliver?», London, GB, 11-15 w l
Internal Combustion Bach, Ch. Diversifzierung der Fahrzeugantriebe und Treibstoffe – ein absolut sinnvoller und notwendiger
Engines Trend,
Fachtagung Networking +vffs/aseai, Mövenpick Hotel, Regensdorf, 03-24 w l
Bach, C. Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Studiengesellschaft für Motorbetriebsstoffe,
Campus Sursee, 09-29 n
Bach, Ch./ Ceramic Foam Catalyst Substrates in Automotive E1haust Aftertreatment: Pollutant conversion and
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. operational Issues, SAENA 10th Internatinal Conference on Engines & Vehicles,
Capri, I, 09 11thru 14 w
Chmielowiec-Jablczyk, M./ Analyse einer hydraulischen Gaswechselventilbetätigung,
Soltic, P./Schneider, W./Rüst, B. 10. Tagung Motorische Verbrennung – Aktuelle Probleme und moderne Lösungsansätze,
München, DE, 03-24 thru 25 F
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. Particle Filter anatomy,
2. VERT Forum Diesel Particle Filter Technologies – Opportunities and Future Challenges,
Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 03-25 w
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ Soot Layer Degradation during Regeneration of Diesel Particulate Filters,
Liati, A./Schreiber, D. 11. Internationales Stuttgarter Symposium Automobil- und Motorentechnik,
Stuttgart, DE, 02-22 thru 23 w l
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ Active Regeneration Characteristics in Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs),
Schreiber, D./Liati, A. SAENA 10th Internatinal Conference on Engines & Vehicles, Capri, I, 09 11thru 14 w
Egli, R. Clean and Efficient Vehicle Research, Tagung Verbrennungsforschung in der Schweiz,
ETH Zürich, 10-28 F
Liati, A./ Deposition, development and oxidative behavior of diesel particulate matter in diesel particulate
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P. filters,
9th International CTI Forum, Exhaust Systems, Stuttgart, DE, 01-25 thru 26 w l
Liati, A./ Comparative studies of particles deposited in diesel particulate filters operating with biofuel, diesel
Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, P./ fuel and fuel blends,
Czerwinski, J./Bonsack, P./ SAENA 10th Internatinal Conference on Engines & Vehicles, Capri, I, 09 11thru 14 w
Hermle, S.
Liati, A./Gebauer, D., Fanning, M. Multiple Alpine (U)HP metamorphic events recorded in single zircon crystals,
Rhodope zone, N' Greece, 9th Eclogite Conference 2011, Prague, CZ, 08-06 thru 09 11 w
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ studies of supported catalysts,
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./ 1st Swiss Heterogeneous Catalysis Meeting, Switzerland, Grindelwald, 06-16 w l
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ New insights into thermal and chemical aging of exhaust gas catalysts,
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Detroit, US, 06-05 F
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ Deactivation of exhaust gas catalysts: understanding how and why by microscopy and
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ spectroscopy, EuropaCat 1, Glasgow, GB, 08-28 F
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Soltic, P. Katalytisch beschichtete Kolben im Benzin- und Erdgasmotor,
Tagung Verbrennungsforschung in der Schweiz, ETH Zürich, 10-28 w
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2 = in progress
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Internal Combustion Soltic, P./Egli, R./Mauke, D./ Strömung, Gemischbildung und Verbrennung bei Methandirekteinblasung im homogenen
Engines Wright, Y. M./Bach, C./ λ=1 Betrieb,
Boulouchos, K. 6. Tagung Gasfahrzeuge, Stuttgart, DE, 10-26 thru 27 w
Weilenmann, M. Aspects of highly transient catalyst simulation,
MODEGAT-Congress, Bad Herrenalb (Karlsruhe), DE, 09-19 thru 20 F
Weilenmann, M./Alvarez, R./ Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Emissions of Mobile Air Conditionings,
Keller, M. Status and Options for the Future, IAMF Congress, PALE1PO, Geneva, 03-08 thru 09 w
Winkler, A./Ferri, D./ Aging phenomena in diesel oxidation catalysts,
Santhosh Kumar, M./ 1st Swiss Heterogeneous Catalysis Meeting, Switzerland, Grindelwald, 06-16 w l
Aguirre, M./Rentsch, D.
Solid State Chemistry Alfaruq, D./Otal, E./Aguirre, M./ E-MRS 2011 – Spring meeting,
and Catalysis Populoh, S./Weidenkaff, A. Nice, FR, 09 -05 thru 13 w
Eyssler, A./Lu, Y./ Concentration modulation excitation QuickEXAFS study of Lafe0.95Pd0.05O3 under cyclic red-ox
Santhosh Kumar, M./ conditions for methane oxidation,
Nachtegaal, M./Hug, P./ JUM@P'11, Joint Users Meeting at PSI, Villigen-PSI, 09-16 w l
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Eyssler, A./Santhosh Kumar, M./ Activity improvement of La/Fe,Pd)O1 for CH4 oxidation under periodic red-ox conditions,
Nachtegaal, M./Hug, P./ Europacat 1, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 08-28 thrugh 09-02 w
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Eyssler, A./Winkler, A./ Influence of A(B,Pd)O3 (A=La,Y;B=Mn,Fe,Co) composition on teh state of Pd,
Safonova, O./Nachtegaal, M./ Fall Meeting SCS, Lausanne, 09-09 F
Hug, P./Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Eyssler, A./Santhosh Kumar, M./ Modulation excitation xAS study of LaFe0.95Pd0.05O3 under cyclic red-ox conditions for methane
Lu, Y./Nachtegaal, M./Hug, P./ oxidation,
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D. 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Detroit, US, 06-5 thruh 10 w
Ferri, D./Santhosh Kumar, M./ Making EXAFS surface sensitive? A concentration modulation excitation study of CO-NO on Rh
Hug, P./Weidenkaff, A./ Al2O3 and Pd, Al2O3, Europacat 1, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 08-28 thrugh 09-02 w
Newton, M. A.
Karvonen, L./Maegli, A./Otal, E./ Anionic Sublattice Variations in Perovskite-Type Materials,
Yoon, S./Hug, P./Yamauchi, H./ 1st Central and East-European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (CEEC-TAC),
Karppinen, M./Weidenkaff, A. University of Craiova, Craiova, RO, 09-06 thru 09-10 w l
Karvonen, L./Räsänen, S./ Oxygen Non-Stoichiometry, Ordering and Mobility in SrCoO3-d Perovskite,
Valkeapää, M./Populoh, S./ International Discussion Meeting on Thermoelectrics and Related Functional Materials,
Hug, P./Yoon, S./Liu, R. S./ Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Espoo, FI, 06-14 thru 17 F
Chen, J. M./Weidenkaff, A./
Yamauchi, H./Karppinen, M.
Karvonen, L./Räsänen, S./ Oxygen Non-Stoichiometry, Ordering and Mobility in SrCoO3-d Perovskite,
Valkeapää, M./Populoh, S./ International Discussion Meeting on Thermoelectrics and Related Functional Materials,
Hug, P./Yoon, S./Liu, R. S./ Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Espoo, FI, 06-14 thru 06-17 F<
Chen, J. M./Weidenkaff, A./
Yamauchi, H./Karppinen, M.
Lu, Y./Ferri, D. Nano-scale perovskite-supported catalysts for the exhaust after treatment of natural gas vehicles
with very low precious metal content,
Annual Meeting NFP62, Fribourg, 09-15 w
Lu, Y./Michalow-Mauke, K./ Preparation and active phase composition of Pd-substituted perovskite-type oxides as three-way
Heel, A./Graule, T./Hug, P./ catalysts/Fall Meeting SCS, Lausanne, 09-09 F
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Maegli, A./Yoon, S./Otal, E./ Investigation of the oxynitride photocatalyst LaTiO2N,
Santhosh Kumar, M./ 1st Het-CAT Meeting, Grindelwald, 06-16 thruh 17 nF
Hisatomi, T./Leroy,C./
Graetzel, M./Weidenkaff, A.
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Conferences
Solid State Chemistry Maegli, A .E./Otal, E./Yoon, S./ E-MRS 2011 – Spring meeting,
Leroy, C./Hisatomi, T./Graetzel, M./ Nice, FR, 09 -05 thru 13 F
Weidenkaff, A.
Moser, D./Karvonen, L./ High-temperature thermoelectric properties and oxygen content of polycrystalline
Populoh, S./Weidenkaff, A. Ca2.8Bi0.2Co4O9+δ,
International Discussion Meeting on Thermoelectrics and related functional Materials,
Helsinki Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Espoo, Fi, 06-14thru17 F
Moser, D./Karvonen, L./ High-temperature thermoelectric properties and oxygen content of polycrystalline
Populoh, S./Weidenkaff, A. Ca2.8Bi0.2Co4O9+δ,
International Discussion Meeting on Thermoelectrics and related functional Materials,
Helsinki, Fi, 06-14thru17 F
Otal, E./Aguirre, M./Walsöe, N./ Hybrid Materials 2011,
De Reca,/Weidenkaff, A. Strasburg, FR, 06-03 thru 10 F
Populoh, S./Galazka, K./ Structure and thermoelectric properties of TiNiSn-based half-Heusler compounds,
Sagarna, L./ Montpellier, FR, 09-12 thruh 15 w l
Weidenkaff, A.
Populoh, S./Weidenkaff, A. Development of nanostructured high temperature thermoelectric materials,
Cancun, MX, 08-14 thruh 19 w l
Sagarna, L./Aguirre, M./ xNiSn (x = Ti, Zr, Hf) half-Heusler compounds. Structural analysis and thermoelectric properties,
Populoh, S./Ye, L./Weidenkaff, A. Villars, 08-14 thruh 18 nw
Sagarna, L./Aguirre, M./ Structural analysis and thermoelectric properties of xNiSn (x = Ti, Zr, Hf) half-Heusler
Populoh, S./Ye, L./Weidenkaff, A. compounds., Thessaloniki, GR, 09-27 thruh 29 F
Sagarna, L./Shkabko, A./ 2011 Swiss Workshop on Materials with Novel Electronic Properties,
Populoh, S./Karvonen, L./ Les Diablerets, 06-28 thruh 07-01 nF
Weidenkaff, A.
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ studies of supported catalysts,
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./ 1st Het-CAT Meeting, Grindelwald, 06-16 thruh 17 n w
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ Deactivation of exhaust gas catalysts: understanding how and why by micro- and
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ spectro– scopy,
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./ EuropaCat 1, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 08-28 thruh 09-2 F
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Santhosh Kumar, M./ New insights into thermal and chemical aging of exhaust gas catalysts,
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D./et al. 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Detroit, US, 06-5 thruh 10 F
Santhosh Kumar, M./Aguirre, M./ Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity
Hug, P./Winkler, A./Ulrich, A./ studies of supported metal oxide catalysts,
Rentsch, D./Bach, Ch./ 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Detroit, US, USAw
Weidenkaff, A./Ferri, D.
Schäuble, N./Dujardin, R./ Anakon,
Weidenkaff, A./Aguirre, M. H. Zürich, 03-22 thru 25 F
Schäuble, N./Otal, E./ E-MRS 2011 – Spring meeting,
Aguirre, M./Weidenkaff, A. Nice, FR, 09 -05 thru 13 F
Schäuble, N./Romanyuk, Y./ Thermoelectric properties and structural characterisation of ZnO:Al thin films,
Yoon, S./Weidenkaff, A./ Villars, 08-14 thruh 18 n w
Aguirre, M.
Yoon, S./Mägli, A./ Facile Synthesis and Characterization of β-TaON for Solar Water Splitting,
Santhosh Kumar, M./ 17th International Symposium on the Reactivity of Solids (ISRS17),
Trottmann, M./Hisatomi, T./ Bordeaux, FR, 06-27 thru 07-01 w
Leroy, C. M./Grätzel, M./
Weidenkaff, A.
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2 = in progress
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Solid State Chemistry Yoon, S./Mägli, A./ Photocatalytic water oxidation with TaON powder,
and Catalysis Santhosh Kumar, M./ 1st Het-CAT Meeting, Grindelwald, 06-16 thruh 17 n w
Trottmann, M./Hisatomi, T./
Leroy, C. M./Grätzel, M./
Weidenkaff, A.
Vogel-Schäuble, N./Süess, B./ A morphology study on thermoelectric Al-substituted ZnO,
Populoh, S./Weidenkaff, A./ Thessaloniki, GR, 09-28 thruh 30 F
Aguirre, M.
Weidenkaff, A. Functional Oxides for Thermoelectric Converters,
ISIS Universität Bremen, Bremen, DE, 01-12 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Materials chemistry of high temperature thermoelectric converters,
Colloquium at the University of Florida, Tampa, Tampa, Florida, US, 01-28 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Thermoelektrische Oxide, Zintl-Kolloquium,
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, DE, 02-03 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Materials design for future energy technologies: Thermoelectric Oxides,
MPI Stuttgart, 4.5.2011., Stuttgart, DE, 05-04 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Perovskite-type materials for future energy technologies,
Plenary lecture at the Bilateral Energy Conference, E-MRS spring meeting, Nice, FR, 05-12 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Nanostructured complex thermoelectric oxides,
International Discussion Meeting on Thermoelectrics and Related Functional Materials,
Aalto University, Aalto, FI, 06-14 thruh 17 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Thermoelectric Oxides and Heusler Compounds,
Int. Symp on React. Of Solids, Bordeaux, Bordeaux, FR, 06-27 thruh 07-01 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Unconventional thermoelectrics: from new materials to energy conversion devices,
FUMAT 2011, Future Materials for Grand Challenges of our time, Warsaw, PL, 09-22 thruh 23 w l
Weidenkaff, A. Perovskite-type materials for energy technologies,
European Conference of Solid State Chemistry, Lund, Lund, SE, 09-26 thruh 28 w l
Weidenkaff, A./Galatzka, K. Thermoelektrik-Frühjahrsschule, Koeln, DE, 03-28 thru 04-01 w l
Weidenkaff, A./Reller, A. Criticality of technologically strategic functional metals,
35th ICACC, Daytona Beach, Florida, US, 01-26 w l
Weidenkaff, A./Veziridis, A./ Perovskite-Type Cobaltates and Manganates for Thermoelectric Oxide Modules (TOM),
Brunko, O./Alfaruq, D./ Traverse City MI, US, 07-17 thru 21 nF
Aguirre, M./Suess, B./Moser, D./
Karvonen, L./Tomeš, P.
Yoon, S./Maegli, A./Eyssler, A./ E-MRS – Synthesis and Characterization of La(Ti,Nb)(O,N)3 for Solar Water Splitting,
Trottmann, M./Hisatomi, T./ Nice, FR, 05-09 thru 13 Fw
Leroy, C. M./Grätzel, M./
Chiarello, G. L./Weidenkaff, A.
Yoon, S./Maegli, A./ 1st Swiss Heterogeneous Catalysis Meeting – Photocatalytic water oxidation with TaON powder,
Matam, S. K./Trottmann, M./ Grindelwald, 06-16 thru 17 n
Hisatomi, T./Leroy, C. M./
Grätzel, M./Weidenkaff, A.
Yoon, S./Maegli, A./Matam, S. K./ 17th International Symposium on the Reactivity of Solids (ISRS17)- Facile Synthesis and
Trottmann, M./Hisatomi, T./ Characterization of β-TaON for Solar Water Splitting,
Leroy, C. M./Grätzel, M./ Bordeaux, FR, 06-27 thru 07-01 w
Weidenkaff, A.
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Conferences
Technology and Edelmann, X. Rohstoff- und Energie-Effizienz- ein Thema, das uns alle angeht 11. Thurgauer Technologietag,
Society Oerlikon Saurer AG Arbon, 04-01 w l
Edelmann, X. Erfolgreiche Innovation durch Kooperation in Netzwerken NTB Technologietag,
NTB Buchs, 06-24 w l
Edelmann, X. World Resources Forum, Davos, 09-19 thru 21 n
Edelmann, X. Energiesituation global und national Energieperspektiven Schweiz,
Beitrag des ETH-Bereichs ITS Technologie Apéro, ITS Neuhausen, 10-31 w l
Edelmann, X. Nachhaltiger Ressourcenverbrauch – ein globales Problem,
Re-source 2011, Pfalzkeller St.Gallen, 11-09 thru 10 w l
Althaus, H. J. Sind Elektroautos ökologisch besser? / E-Wirtschaft mach E-Mobil, Nottwil, 03-15 w l
Althaus, H. J. Comparative assertion of battery electric cars with various alternatives,
43rd LCA Discussion Forum: Life Cycle Assessment of Electromobility – Answers and Challenges.,
ETH Zürich, 04-06 w l
Althaus, H. J. Individuelle Mobbilität im Öko-Vergleich; Ökobilanz von Elektromobilen im Vergleich zu
konventionellen Autos, Blue-Tech,
Casino Theater Winterthur, 06-16 w l
Althaus, H. J./Gauch M./ Elektromotoren für mobile Anwendungen,
Widmer, R./Del Duce A. Blue-Tech, Casino Theater Winterthur, 06-16 w l
Birtel, M. World Resources Forum 2011, Davos, 09-18 thru 21 n
de Leeuw, B. World Resources Forum 2011, Davos, 09-18 thru 21 n
Del Duce, A. Life cycle assesement of conventional and electric bicycles,
Eurobike 2011, Friedrichshafen, DE, 02-09 w l
Faist Emmenegger, M./ Roadmap to the RSB Tool: a modular approach for assessing the compliance to the Roundtable on
Reinhard, J./ Zah, R./ Ziep, T./ Sustainable Biofuels,,
Widok, A. /Wohlgemuth, V./ 19th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition, Berlin, DE, 06-06 thru 10 F
Junquera, V./Guiramand, M./
Kopse, A.
Faist Emmenegger, M./Zah, R. Accuracy vs. robustness: challenges of including LCA into legislations, standardization schemes
for sustainable biofuels,
SETAC Europe 21st Annual Meeting, Milano, IT, 05-16 thru 20 F
Faist, M./Schnetzer, J./ Environmental impacts of biofuels: what’s new?,
Nemecek, Th./Simons, A./ LCM 2011, Berlin, DE, 08-28 thru 31 w
Bauer, Ch./Zah, R.
Gauch, M. Design Considerations for EVs and Batteries from the environmental perspective,
Opportunities for large scale integration of electric vehicles, Hanson Wade, London, GB, 02-09 w l
Gauch, M. Environmental Impact Assessment of Electric Mobility,
Automotive Battery Technology 2011, IQPC, Wiesbaden, DE, 05-09 w l
Gauch, M. Electric Mobility vs. Conventional Mobility with Biofuels and Fossil Fuels,
Batteries 2011, Cannes, FR, 09-28 w l
Gauch, M. Comparative Life Cycle Assessment: Electric Mobility vs. Conventional Mobility,
Workshop of APEC Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation, Hong Kong, CN, 10-25 w l
Gottschalk, F. Modeled Environmental Concentrations of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENM)/EMPA,
Natural Resources and Pollutants Research Program (NAREP) Seminar (2011),
Dübendorf, 02-07 n w
Gottschalk, F. Engineered nanomaterials in the environment – exposure scenarios for Switzerland at different
resolutions,
FHS St.Gallen, Institut für Modellbildung und Simulation (IMS) (2011), St. Gallen, 02-22 n w
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2 = in progress
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Conferences
Technology and Gottschalk, F. Modeled exposure to engineered nanomaterials (ENM) in the environment,
Society NanoToxCom-Kolloquium Uni Bremen, Bremen, DE, 05-19 w
Gottschalk, F. Engineered nanomaterials in rivers – exposure scenarios for Switzerland at high spatial and
temporal resolution/SETAC Europe 21st Annual Meeting, Milano, IT, 06-20 w
Gottschalk, F. Nanotechnologie und Wasserwirtschaft,
Tagung des Ministeriums für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Landwirtschaft, Natur- und Verbraucherschutz
des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (MKULNV), Düsseldorf, DE, 11-16 n w
Gottschalk, F. Understanding Human Health Effects and Environmental Impacts of Engineered Nanomaterials,
Ca´ Foscari University, Venice, Third Nanosafety autumn school, Venice, IT, 11-24 n
Hilty, L. M. Informatik und nachhaltige Entwicklung,
Universität Zürich, Zürich, 28-03 w l
Hilty, L. M. Sustainability and ICT – An Overview of the Field with a Focus on Socio-economic Aspects,
Joint workshop co-organised by IFIP's working groups 9.2 and 9.9,
Centro Studi Politeia, Milano, IT, 06-04 w l
Hilty, L. M. Sustainability of ICT- What could that be?
24ièmes Entretiens Jacques Cartier, Montréal, CA, 10-04 w l
Hilty, L. M. Von Green IT zu Sustainable IT,
öbu-Apéro Sustainable IT, Zürich, 06-28 w l
Hischier, R. Ökologie & Nachhaltigkeit von Verpackungen,
OMNIday «Nachhaltige Verpackungen / Neuromarketing», St. Gallen, 03-31 w l
Hilty, L. M. Sustainability and Internet Governance,
Internet Governance Forum Italia, Trento, IT, 11-12 w l
Hilty, L. M. Nachhaltigkeit in der Informatik und durch die Informatil,
Jubiläumsfeier 40 Jahre Informatik in Hamburg. Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, DE, 11-18 w l
Hischier, R. Building Credibility into Data – the ecoinvent database approach to Completeness, Transparency &
Consistency,
5th PCF World Summit, Rüschlikon, 04-07 thru 08 w
Hischier, R. ecoinvent – le plus complète des bases de données pour des analyses de cycle de vie,
1ères Assisses Nationales de l'Energie Grise, Grenoble, FR, 04-14 thru 15 w l
Hischier, R. Ökologische Nachhaltigkeit – begreifbar & messbar,
SVI – Tag der Verpackung, Dübendorf, 07-01 w l
Hischier, R. Life Cycle Assessment / Nanocarbons 2011 – an European Science Foundation (ESF) workshop,
Acquafredda di Maratea, IT, 09-07 thru 11 w l
Hischier, R. Requirements at LCI of engineered Nanomaterials & Strategies to overcome existing gaps,
NanoSustain Workshop, Bremen, DE, 09-26 thru 27 w
Hischier, R. LCA Bioplastik in Verpackungen – wie nachhaltig ist Bioplastik ?,
Workshop «Bioplastik: Verpackung der Zukunft?», St. Gallen, 09-27 w l
Hischier, R. Life Cycle Assessment of Engineered Nano-materials: State of the Art & a forward strategy to fill up
identified weaknesses,
LCA 1I Conference, Chicago, US, 10-04 thru 06 w
Hischier, R. Evolution of Life Cycle Inventory Data – The example of Information and Communication
Technology,
LCA XI Conference, Chicago, US, 10-04 thru 06 w
Hischier, R./Som, C. Comparison of the Approaches Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment to Nanomaterials in
Façade Coatings (project NanoHouse, coordinated by CEA),
Workshop «Safety Issues of Nanomaterials along their Life Cycle”, Barcelona, ES, 05-05 thru 06 w
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Conferences
Technology and Knoeri, C./Binder, C./Althaus, H. J. How interacting agents affect resources; Demand for recycled mineral construction materials in
Society Switzerland, WRF 2011, Davos, 09-19 thru 21 F
Knoeri, C./Waeger, P./Stamp, A./ From static to dynamic criticality assessment: Linking agent-based modelling with material flow
Althaus, H. J. modelling approaches,
ISIE 2011, Berkeley, California, US, 07-7 thru 10 w
Knoeri, C./Waeger, P./Stamp, A./ Towards a dynamic criticality assessment: Linking agent-based demand – with material flow
Althaus, H. J./Weil, M. supply modelling approaches,
WRF 2011, Davos, 09-19 thru 21 w
Kostadinov F./Steubing B. An agent-based model of an energy wood market in a Swiss region,
7th European Social Simulation Association Conference (ESSA),
Montpellier, FR, 09-19 thru 23 w
Lehmann, M. World Resources Forum 2011, Davos, 09-18 thru 21 n
Ménard, L./Gschwind, B./Blanc, I./ Assessment of environmental impact of electricity production by photovoltaic system using GEOSS
Beloin-Saint-Pierre, D./Wald, L./ recommendation on interoperability,
Blanc, P./Ranchin, T./Hischier, R./ EnviroInfo 2011, Ispra, IT, 10-05 thru 07 w
Gianfranceschi, S./Smolders, S./
Gilles, M./Grassin, C.
Mueller, E./Schluep, M./ E-waste management in Ghana: a country massflow assessment,
Amoyaw-Osei, Y./Prakash S./ Sardinia 2011 Thirteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium,
Terekhova, T. S. Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, IT, 10-03 thru 07 w
Nowack, B. Towards a predictive modeling of environmental behavior and effects of nanomaterials,
Quantitative Nanostructure Toxicity Relationships (QNTR), COST Exploratory Workshop,
Vaeshartelt, NL, 03-04 w l
Nowack, B. Nanomaterials in the Environment: Life Cycle Aspects,
Workshop on Environmental Nanotechnologies: Industrial developments, Economic and societal
Impacts,
Aix-en-Provence, FR, 07-07 w l
Nowack, B. Nanopartikel in der Umwelt: Freisetzung, Verhalten und Effekte,
SVGW Gas- und Wasserfachtagung, Olten, 08-09 w l
Nowack, B. Use of Modeling to Predict Environmental Concentrations of Nanomaterials,
Bridging nanoEHS research efforts, US-EU Workshop, Washington, DC, US, 10-03 w l
Nowack, B. Modeling release from uses of nano-Ag in textiles / NANORELEASE, Developing Methods to
Measure Release of Nanomaterials from Solid Matrices,
Steering Committee Workshop, Washington, DC, US, 10-05 w l
Nowack, B. Release of Nanomaterials to the Environment,
Plenary Keynote Lecture / ICCE 2011 – EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the
Environment, Zürich, 11-09 w l
Nowack, B. Risk quantification of engineered nanomaterials in water based on probabilistic species sensitivity
distribution modeling,
SETAC North America 32nd Annual Meeting, Boston, US, 11-13 thru 17 w
Nowack, B. Auswirkungen der Nanotechnologie auf die Umwelt,
Pädagigische Hochschule Luzern, Luzern, 11-18 w l
Nowack, B. Synthetische Nanopartikel in der Umwelt und ihre Grundwasserrelevanz,
Strategische Begleitgruppe Grundwasserbeobachtung Schweiz SBG-CH,
Arbeitsgruppe Parameter, Bern, 28-03 w l
Nowack, B./Müller, N. Workshop on «Nanosorbents for water treatment», Nano and Water 2011 Conference,
Monte Verita, 16-05 n
Nowack, B./Müller, N. Workshop on «Nanofiltration and nano-enhanced filtration», Zürich, 18-01 thru 19-01 n
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2 = in progress
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Conferences
Technology and Ott, D. Side-event COP10: Latinamerican Public Private e-Waste Initiative,
Society Cartagena, Colombia, CO, 19-10 n w l
Reinhard, J. RSB tool: A LCA tool for the assessment of biofuels sustainability,
Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenx, Arizona, US, 12-10 thru 14 w l
Schluep, M. Brief overview of hazardous substances issues within the life-cycle of EEE,
UNIDO, Vienna, AT, 03-29 thru 31 w l
Schluep, M. The role of the informal sector in the management of secondary resources – the case of e-Waste in
West Africa,
World Resource Forum, WRF 2011, Davos, 09-19 thru 21 n w
Som, C. Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse als Basis für eine nachhaltige Innovation: eine
Fallstudie zu Nanotextilien,
NTA 4, Berlin, DE, 03-14 w
Som, C. Dialog Nanosafetextiles,
Empa Akademie, Dübendorf, 10-05 n
Som, C. Leitfaden Nanotextilien / Nano-Dialog Baden-Württemberg – kleine Teilchen, große Fragen!
Kongress zu Verbraucheraspekten im Umgang mit Nanotechnologien, Stuttgart, DE, 12-01 w
Som, C./Hischier R. NanoHouse Life Cycle of Nanoparticle-based Products used in House Coating – Life cycle thinking
Claudia Som, Roland Hischier / Specialist Brainstorming and Coordination Meeting on Life cycle
Assessment (LCA) and Risk Analysis in Nanomaterials- related NMP projects,
Brussels, BE, 03-02 w l
Som, C./Hischier R. Comparison of the Approaches Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment to Nanomaterials in
Façade Coatings,
Safety Issues of nanomaterials along their life cycle, Barcelona, ES, 05-04 thru 05 w l
Spescha G./Som C. Workshop: Breakout Session: Bridging Projects,
Particle Day, Empa Dübendorf, 03-29 n
Stamp, A./Meskers, C./ Challenges for LCAs of complex systems: the case of a large-scale precious metal refinery plant,
Robertz, B./Wäger, P./ LCM 2011, Berlin, DE, 08-30 w
Reimer, M./Althaus, HJ./
Scholz, R. W.
Steubing, B. A framework for LCA-based system optimization and selection of best technolo-gies and examples
from its application to the optimal use of European bioenergy,
World Resource Forum, WRF 2011, Davos, 09-19 thru 21 w
Steubing, B./Ballmer, I./ An environmental optimization model for bioenergy plant sizes and locations for the case of
Thees, O./Gerber, L./ wood-derived SNG in Switzerlan,
Maréchal, F./Zah, R./Ludwig, C. World Renewable Energy Congress, Linköping, SE, 05-09 thru 13 w
Steubing, B./Kostadinov, F./ Agent-based modelling of a woodfuel market – factors that affect the availability of woodfuel,
Ghorbani, A./Wäger, P./ ISIE 2011, Berkeley, California, US, 07-7 thru 10 w
Thees, O./Ludwig, C.
Steubing, B./Reinhard, J./ What are the environmentally optimal uses of different biomass feedstocks – heating, electricity
Zah, R./Ludwig, C. generation or transportation?,
ISIE 2011, Berkeley, California, US, 07-7 thru 11 w
Wäger, P. Wie können wir nachhaltiger mit seltenen Metallen umgehen? Tagung, Grenzenlose Verfügbarkeit
strategischer Metalle?,
Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, DE, 01-31 thru 02-1 w l
Wäger, P. Gehen der Hightechindustrie die seltenen Metalle aus?
PUSCH-Tagung, Knappe Ressourcen – Risiken und Chancen für die Schweizer Wirtschaft,
Bern, 03-31 w l
Wäger, P. Interventions towards a more sustainable scarce metals supply / IFIP-Workshop Social
accountability and sustainability in the information society: Perspectives on long-term
responsibility, Centro Studi Politeia, Milano, IT, 06-04 w l
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Empa Activities 2011
Conferences
Technology and Wäger, P. Nachhaltiger Umgang mit seltenen Metallen
Society swissmem-Tagung, Swissmem und Cleantech, Dübendorf, 11-02 w l
Media Technology
Glavitsch, U./Simon, K./Szakos, J. SpeechIndexer: A Flexible Software for Audio-Visual Language Learning.
International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Applications,
ICTA 2011, Orlando, CA, US, 11-29 thru 12-02 w
Küpper, D./Simon, K. Aspects of computational geometry in gamut mapping implementations. Color Imaging XV:
Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications,
San Jose, CA, US, 01-19 thru 21 w
Scheller-Lichtenauer M./ Perception of contrast on different backgounds.
Sprow, I./Zolliker, P. Midterm Meeting of the International Colour Association (AIC), Zürich, 06-07 thru 10 F
Sormaz, M./Jenny, P. Subsurface imaging with NIR light using polarization gating.
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, PIERS, Sozhou, CN, 09-12 thru 16 F
Zolliker, P./Barańczuk, Z./ Image Fusion for Optimizing Gamut Mapping.
Giesen, J. 19th Color and Imaging Conference, CIC, San Jose, CA, US, 11-07 thru 11 w
1 = submitted in 2011
2 = in progress

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