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Thomas Sottmann

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  1. 2020

    1. Kirchhof, M., Gugeler, K., Fischer, F.R., Nowakowski, M., Bauer, A., Alvarez-Barcia, S., Abitaev, K., Schnierle, M., Qawasmi, Y., Frey, W., Baro, A., Estes, D.P., Sottmann, T., Ringenberg, M.R., Plietker, B., Bauer, M., Kästner, J., Laschat, S.: Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Role of Monomeric vs Dimeric Rhodium Oxazolidinone Norbornadiene Complexes in Catalytic Asymmetric 1,2- and 1,4-Additions. Organometallics. 39, 3131--3145 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.0c00310.
    2. Schneider, K., Verkoyen, P., Krappel, M., Gardiner, C., Schweins, R., Frey, H., Sottmann, T.: Efficiency Boosting of Surfactants with Poly(ethylene oxide)-Poly(alkyl glycidyl ether)s: A New Class of Amphiphilic Polymers. Langmuir. 36, 9849--9866 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01491.
  2. 2019

    1. Schneider, K., Ott, T.M., Schweins, R., Frielinghaus, H., Lade, O., Sottmann, T.: Phase Behavior and Microstructure of Symmetric Nonionic Microemulsions with Long-Chain n-Alkanes and Waxes. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 58, 2583–2595 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04833.
    2. Deimling, M., Kirchhof, M., Schwager, B., Qawasmi, Y., Savin, A., Mühlhäuser, T., Frey, W., Claasen, B., Baro, A., Sottmann, T., Laschat, S.: Asymmetric Catalysis in Liquid Confinement: Probing the Performance of Novel Chiral Rhodium–Diene Complexes in Microemulsions and Conventional Solvents. Chemistry – A European Journal. 25, 9464–9476 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201900947.
    3. Thater, J.C., Stubenrauch, C., Glatter, O., Klemmer, H., Sottmann, T.: Microstructure of ionic liquid (EAN)-rich and oil-rich microemulsions studied by SANS. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 160–170 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CP06228E.
    4. Peng, K., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Gelled non-toxic microemulsions: phase behavior & rheology. Soft Matter. 15, 8361–8371 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1039/C9SM01350D.
    5. Kunze, L., Tseng, S.-Y., Schweins, R., Sottmann, T., Frey, H.: Nonionic Aliphatic Polycarbonate Diblock Copolymers Based on CO2, 1,2-Butylene Oxide, and mPEG: Synthesis, Micellization, and Solubilization. Langmuir. 35, 5221–5231 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b04265.
    6. Dieterich, S., Sottmann, T., Giesselmann, F.: Gelation of Lyotropic Liquid-Crystal Phases—The Interplay between Liquid Crystalline Order and Physical Gel Formation. Langmuir. (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02621.
  3. 2018

    1. Qawasmi, Y., Atanasova, P., Jahnke, T., Burghard, Z., Müller, A., Grassberger, L., Strey, R., Bill, J., Sottmann, T.: Synthesis of nanoporous organic/inorganic hybrid materials with adjustable pore size. Colloid and Polymer Science. 296, 1805--1816 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-018-4402-z.
    2. Rommerskirchen, R., Bilgili, H., Fischer, J., Sottmann, T.: Impact of Miscibility Enhancing Additives on the Flooding Scheme in CO2 EOR Processes. In: SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference. pp. 12--. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA (2018). https://doi.org/10.2118/190288-MS.
    3. Wrede, O., Reimann, Y., Lülsdorf, S., Emmrich, D., Schneider, K., Schmid, A.J., Zauser, D., Hannappel, Y., Beyer, A., Schweins, R., Gölzhäuser, A., Hellweg, T., Sottmann, T.: Volume phase transition kinetics of smart N-n-propylacrylamide microgels studied by time-resolved pressure jump small angle neutron scattering. Scientific Reports. 8, 13781-- (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-31976-4.
  4. 2017

    1. Quell, A., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Diving into the Finestructure of Macroporous Polymer Foams Synthesized via Emulsion Templating: A Phase Diagram Study. Langmuir. 33, 537–542 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03762.
  5. 2016

    1. Thater, J.C., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Alcohol as tuning parameter in an IL-containing microemulsion: The quaternary system EAN–n-octane–C12E3–1-octanol. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 494, 139–146 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.12.021.
    2. Klemmer, H.F.M., Harbauer, C., Strey, R., Grillo, I., Sottmann, T.: Formation Kinetics of Oil-Rich, Nonionic Microemulsions. Langmuir. 32, 6360–6366 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b00738.
    3. Rommerskirchen, R., Nijssen, P., Bilgili, H., Sottmann, T.: Additives for CO2 EOR Applications. In: SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. pp. 13--. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dubai, UAE (2016). https://doi.org/10.2118/181304-MS.
    4. Rommerskirchen, R., Nijssen, P., Bilgili, H., Sottmann, T.: Reducing the Miscibility Pressure in Gas Injection Oil Recovery Processes. In: Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference. pp. 14--. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2016). https://doi.org/10.2118/183389-MS.
    5. Volovych, I., Neumann, M., Schmidt, M., Buchner, G., Yang, J.-Y., Wölk, J., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Schomäcker, R., Schwarze, M.: A novel process concept for the three step Boscalid® synthesis. RSC Adv. 6, 58279–58287 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1039/C6RA10484C.
  6. 2015

    1. Pütz, Y., Grassberger, L., Lindner, P., Schweins, R., Strey, R., Sottmann, T.: Unexpected efficiency boosting in CO2-microemulsions: a cyclohexane depletion zone near the fluorinated surfactants evidenced by a systematic SANS contrast variation study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 6122–6134 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CP05435K.
    2. Wielpütz, T., Klemmer, H.F.M., Strey, R., Sottmann, T.: A Journey toward Sulfolane Microemulsions Suggested as Inert, Nonaqueous Reaction Media. Langmuir. 31, 11227–11235 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b02529.
    3. Schwering, R., Ghosh, D., Strey, R., Sottmann, T.: Sugar-Based Microemulsions as Templates for Nanostructured Materials: A Systematic Phase Behavior Study. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data. 60, 124–136 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1021/je500862w.
    4. Xu, Y., Laupheimer, M., Preisig, N., Sottmann, T., Schmidt, C., Stubenrauch, C.: Gelled Lyotropic Liquid Crystals. Langmuir. 31, 8589–8598 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b01992.
  7. 2014

    1. Laupheimer, M., Sottmann, T., Schweins, R., Stubenrauch, C.: Studying orthogonal self-assembled systems: microstructure of gelled bicontinuous microemulsions. Soft Matter. 10, 8744–8757 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1039/C4SM01639D.
    2. Naumann, P., Datta, S., Sottmann, T., Arlt, B., Frielinghaus, H., Wiegand, S.: Isothermal Behavior of the Soret Effect in Nonionic Microemulsions: Size Variation by Using Different n-Alkanes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 118, 3451–3460 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1021/jp412126n.
    3. Müller, A., Pütz, Y., Oberhoffer, R., Becker, N., Strey, R., Wiedenmann, A., Sottmann, T.: Kinetics of pressure induced structural changes in super- or near-critical CO2-microemulsions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 18092–18097 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1039/C3CP53790K.
  8. 2013

    1. Holderer, O., Frielinghaus, H., Monkenbusch, M., Klostermann, M., Sottmann, T., Richter, D.: Experimental determination of bending rigidity and saddle splay modulus in bicontinuous microemulsions. Soft Matter. 9, 2308–2313 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1039/C2SM27449C.
    2. Naumann, P., Becker, N., Datta, S., Sottmann, T., Wiegand, S.: Soret Coefficient in Nonionic Microemulsions: Concentration and Structure Dependence. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 117, 5614–5622 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1021/jp401701u.
  9. 2012

    1. Griesbeck, A.G., Uhlig, J., Sottmann, T., Belkoura, L., Strey, R.: Singlet Oxygen Photo-Oxygenation in Water/Pluronic F-127 Hydrogels: Increased Reaction Efficiency Coupled with a Switch in Regioselectivity. Chemistry – A European Journal. 18, 16161–16165 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201202296.
    2. Klostermann, M., Strey, R., Sottmann, T., Schweins, R., Lindner, P., Holderer, O., Monkenbusch, M., Richter, D.: Structure and dynamics of balanced supercritical CO2-microemulsions. Soft Matter. 8, 797–807 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1039/C1SM06533E.
  10. 2011

    1. Klostermann, M., Foster, T., Schweins, R., Lindner, P., Glatter, O., Strey, R., Sottmann, T.: Microstructure of supercritical CO2-in-water microemulsions: a systematic contrast variation study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 20289–20301 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1039/C1CP22000D.
    2. Holderer, O., Klostermann, M., Monkenbusch, M., Schweins, R., Lindner, P., Strey, R., Richter, D., Sottmann, T.: Soft fluctuating surfactant membranes in supercritical CO2-microemulsions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 3022–3025 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1039/C0CP01199A.
  11. 2010

    1. Schwan, M., Kramer, L.G.A., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Phase behaviour of propane- and scCO2-microemulsions and their prominent role for the recently proposed foaming procedure POSME (Principle of Supercritical Microemulsion Expansion). Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 6247–6252 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1039/B909764C.
    2. Arlt, B., Datta, S., Sottmann, T., Wiegand, S.: Soret Effect of n-Octyl β-d-Glucopyranoside (C8G1) in Water around the Critical Micelle Concentration. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 114, 2118–2123 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1021/jp907988r.
  12. 2009

    1. Schwering, R., Belkoura, L., Strey, R., Sottmann, T., Gong, X., Davis, H.-T.: A journey towards novel template materials for nanoparticle synthesis. SÖFWJournal. 135, 43–53 (2009).
  13. 2008

    1. Foster, T., Sottmann, T., Schweins, R., Strey, R.: Small-angle neutron scattering from giant water-in-oil microemulsion droplets. I. Ternary system. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 128, 054502 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2779322.
    2. Ning, H., Datta, S., Sottmann, T., Wiegand, S.: Soret Effect of Nonionic Surfactants in Water Studied by Different Transient Grating Setups. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112, 10927–10934 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1021/jp800942w.
    3. Foster, T., Sottmann, T., Schweins, R., Strey, R.: Small-angle-neutron-scattering from giant water-in-oil microemulsion droplets. II. Polymer-decorated droplets in a quaternary system. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 128, 064902 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2812564.
    4. Stubenrauch, C., Tessendorf, R., Salvati, A., Topgaard, D., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Lynch, I.: Gelled Polymerizable Microemulsions. 2. Microstructure. Langmuir. 24, 8473–8482 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1021/la800918g.
    5. Stubenrauch, C., Wielpütz, T., Sottmann, T., Roychowdhury, C., DiSalvo, F.J.: Microemulsions as Templates for the Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 317, 328–338 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2007.10.031.
  14. 2007

    1. Gotter, M., Sottmann, T., Baciu, M., Olsson, U., Wennerström, H., Strey, R.: A comprehensive, time-resolved SANS investigation of temperature-change-induced sponge-to-lamellar and lamellar-to-sponge phase transformations in comparison with 2H -NMR results. The European Physical Journal E. 24, 277 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1140/epje/i2007-10238-8.
    2. Engelskirchen, S., Elsner, N., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Triacylglycerol microemulsions stabilized by alkyl ethoxylate surfactants—A basic study: Phase behavior, interfacial tension and microstructure. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 312, 114–121 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2006.09.022.
    3. Foster, T., Safran, S.A., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Scattering form factors for self-assembled network junctions. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 127, 204711 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2748754.
  15. 2006

    1. Wielpütz, T., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Schmidt, F., Berkessel, A.: Dramatic Enhancement of Enone Epoxidation Rates in Nonionic Microemulsions. Chemistry – A European Journal. 12, 7565–7575 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.200600550.
  16. 2005

    1. Gotter, M., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Olsson, U., Wennerströmb, H.: Monitoring of sponge- ( L3) and lamellar phase (Lα) formation kinetics: An investigation of fluid amphiphilic bilayer fusion and fission. Proceedings of the 33. Topical Meeting on Liquid Crystals, Paderborn. (2005).
    2. Frank, C., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C., Allgaier, J., Strey, R.: Influence of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers on Lyotropic Liquid Crystals in Water−Oil−Surfactant Systems. Langmuir. 21, 9058–9067 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1021/la051463r.
  17. 2004

    1. Pabst, G.R., Lamalle, P., Boehn, R., Oetter, G., Erhardt, R., Strey, R., Sottmann, T., Engelskirchen, S.: The Physico-Chemical Principles of Water-Based Decreasing of Animal Skins. Journal- American Leather Chemists Association. 99, 151–156 (2004).
    2. Zilman, A., Safran, S.A., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Temperature Dependence of the Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Micellar Solutions. Langmuir. 20, 2199–2207 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1021/la0359732.
  18. 2003

    1. Reimer, J., Söderman, O., Sottmann, T., Kluge, K., Strey, R.: Microstructure of Alkyl Glucoside Microemulsions:  Control of Curvature by Interfacial Composition. Langmuir. 19, 10692–10702 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1021/la034847v.
  19. 2002

    1. Frielinghaus, H., Byelov, D., Allgaier, J., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Polymer boosting effect in the droplet phase studied by small-angle neutron scattering. Applied Physics A. 74, s408--s410 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s003390101106.
    2. Endo, H., Allgaier, J., Mihailescu, M., Monkenbusch, M., Gompper, G., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Amphiphilic block copolymers as efficiency boosters in microemulsions: a SANS investigation of the role of polymers. Applied Physics A. 74, s392--s395 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s003390201550.
    3. Mihailescu, M., Monkenbusch, M., Endo, H., Allgaier, J., Gompper, G., Stellbrink, J., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Farago, B.: Neutron spin-echo investigation of the microemulsion dynamics. in bicontinuous, lamellar and droplet phases. Applied Physics A. 74, s414--s417 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s003390201643.
    4. Mihailescu, M., Monkenbusch, M., Allgaier, J., Frielinghaus, H., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T.: Neutron scattering study on the structure and dynamics of oriented lamellar phase microemulsions. Phys. Rev. E. 66, 041504 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.66.041504.
    5. Sottmann, T.: Solubilization efficiency boosting by amphiphilic block co-polymers in microemulsions. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science - CURR OPIN COLLOID INTERFACE S. 7, 57–65 (2002).
    6. Sottmann, T., Lade, M., Stolz, M., Schomäcker, R.: Phase behavior of non-ionic microemulsions prepared from technical-grade surfactants. Tenside, Surfactants, Detergents. 39, 20–28 (2002).
    7. Egger, H., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Valero, C., Berkessel, A.: Nonionic microemulsions with chlorinated hydrocarbons for catalysis. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 39, 17 (2002).
    8. Sottmann, T., Kluge, K., Strey, R., Reimer, J., Söderman, O.: General Patterns of the Phase Behavior of Mixtures of H2O, Alkanes, Alkyl Glucosides, and Cosurfactants. Langmuir. 18, 3058–3067 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1021/la011665x.
    9. Choi, S.M., Chen, S.H., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: The existence of three length scales and their relation to the interfacial curvatures in bicontinuous microemulsions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 304, 85–92 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(01)00524-6.
  20. 2001

    1. Selber, K., Müller, S., Gieren, H., Thömmes, J., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Kula, M.-R.: Physical properties of detergent-based aqueous two--phase systems. Bioseparation. 10, 243--254 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1016331228174.
    2. Stubenrauch, C., Schlarmann, J., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Purification of Nonionic Alkyl Polyglycolether (CiEj) Surfactants: The “Inverse” 3PHEX Technique. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 244, 447–449 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1006/jcis.2001.7965.
    3. Endo, H., Mihailescu, M., Monkenbusch, M., Allgaier, J., Gompper, G., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Grillo, I.: Effect of amphiphilic block copolymers on the structure and phase behavior of oil–water-surfactant mixtures. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 115, 580–600 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1377881.
    4. Kluge, K., Stubenrauch, C., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Temperature-insensitive microemulsions formulated from octyl monoglucoside and alcohols: potential candidates for applications. Tenside Surfactants Detergents. 38, 30–40 (2001).
    5. Gompper, G., Endo, H., Mihailescu, M., Allgaier, J., Monkenbusch, M., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Measuring bending rigidity and spatial renormalization in bicontinuous microemulsions. EPL (Europhysics Letters). 56, 683 (2001).
    6. Mihailescu, M., Monkenbusch, M., Endo, H., Allgaier, J., Gompper, G., Stellbrink, J., Richter, D., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Farago, B.: Dynamics of bicontinuous microemulsion phases with and without amphiphilic block-copolymers. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 115, 9563–9577 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1413509.
    7. Strey, R., Brandt, M., Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T.: Efficiency boosting by amphiphilic block copolymers in microemulsions: Dependence on surfactant and oil chain length. In: Iwasawa, Y., Oyama, N., and Kunieda, H. (eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Colloid and Surface Science. pp. 39–44. Elsevier (2001). https://doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2991(01)82032-2.
  21. 2000

    1. Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Efficiency boosting with amphiphilic block copolymers - A new approach to microemulsion formulation. Tenside, Surfactants, Detergents. 37, 357–364 (2000).
    2. Endo, H., Allgaier, J., Gompper, G., Jakobs, B., Monkenbusch, M., Richter, D., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Membrane Decoration by Amphiphilic Block Copolymers in Bicontinuous Microemulsions. Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 102--105 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.85.102.
    3. Lade, O., Beizai, K., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Polymerizable Nonionic Microemulsions:  Phase Behavior of H2O−n-Alkyl Methacrylate−n-Alkyl Poly(ethylene glycol) Ether (CiEj). Langmuir. 16, 4122–4130 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1021/la991232i.
    4. Burauer, S., Sachert, T., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Nonionic microemulsions with cyclic oils: oil penetration, efficiency and monomeric solubility. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 37, (2000).
    5. Hellweg, T., Brûlet, A., Sottmann, T.: Dynamics in an oil-continuous droplet microemulsion as seen by quasielastic scattering techniques. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2, 5168–5174 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1039/B005088L.
  22. 1999

    1. Jakobs, B., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Allgaier, J., and Richter, D.: Amphiphilic Block Copolymers as Efficiency Boosters for Microemulsions. Langmuir. 15, 6707–6711 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1021/la9900876.
    2. Burauer, S., Sachert, T., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: On microemulsion phase behavior and the monomeric solubility of surfactant. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 1, 4299–4306 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1039/A903542G.
    3. Stradner, A., Mayer, B., Sottmann, T., Hermetter, A., Glatter, O.: Sugar Surfactant-Based Solutions as Host Systems for Enzyme Activity Measurements. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 103, 6680–6689 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1021/jp9905171.
  23. 1998

    1. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Struktur und Grenzflächenspannungen in Mikroemulsionen. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 35, (1998).
  24. 1997

    1. Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Chen, S.-H.: A small-angle neutron scattering study of nonionic surfactant molecules at the water–oil interface: Area per molecule, microemulsion domain size, and rigidity. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 106, 6483–6491 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.473638.
    2. Kahlweit, M., Strey, R., Sottmann, T., Busse, G., Faulhaber, B., Jen, J.: Light Scattering of Oil-in-Water Globules in Nonionic Microemulsions. Langmuir. 13, 2670–2674 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1021/la960775e.
    3. Gradzielski, M., Langevin, D., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Droplet microemulsions at the emulsification boundary: The influence of the surfactant structure on the elastic constants of the amphiphillic film. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 106, 8232–8238 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.473888.
    4. Choi, S.M., Chen, S.H., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Measurement of interfacial curvatures in microemulsions using small-angle neutron scattering. Physica B: Condensed Matter. 241–243, 976–978 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1016/S0921-4526(97)00770-9.
    5. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Ultralow interfacial tensions in water–n-alkane–surfactant systems. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 106, 8606–8615 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.473916.
  25. 1996

    1. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Evidence of corresponding states in ternary microemulsions of water-alkane-CiEj. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 8, A39 (1996).
    2. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Shape Similarities of Ultra-Low Interfacial Tension Curves in Ternary Microemulsion Systems of the Water-Alkane-CiEj Type. Berichte der Bunsengesellschaft für physikalische Chemie. 100, 237–241 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1002/bbpc.19961000309.
    3. Gradzielski, M., Langevin, D., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Small angle neutron scattering near the wetting transition: Discrimination of microemulsions from weakly structured mixtures. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 104, 3782–3787 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.471031.
    4. Leitão, H., Somoza, A.M., Telo da Gama, M.M., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Scaling of the interfacial tension of microemulsions: A phenomenological description. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 105, 2875–2883 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.472149.
Lectures
2013 – 2017 “Statistical Thermodynamics”, “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs and “Surfaces and Colloids”, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
2005 – 2013 “Basics of Physical Chemistry” and “Structure of Matter” for students in teaching programs, Universität zu Köln, Germany
Laboratories
2003 – 2013 Responsible for the Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Universität zu Köln, Germany
since 10/2013 Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, group of Prof. C. Stubenrauch
28/01/2010 Habilitation in Physical Chemistry, Universität zu Köln, Germany, Topics: "Self-Assembled Nanostructured Fluids: Fundamentals and Applications"
03/1998 – 09/2013 Researcher and Lecturer, Universität zu Köln, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey
08/1997 – 02/1998 PostDoc position, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit
10/1994 – 07/1997 PhD Thesis in Physical Chemistry, Max-Planck Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. M. Kahlweit and Prof. R. Strey, Topic: "Microemulsions: Properties of internal interfaces"
07/1994 Diploma in Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, group of Prof. R. Strey and Prof. M. Kahlweit
1989 – 1994 Study of Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Visiting Professor
07/2006 – 10/2006 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Honours & Awards 3
Fund Raising Total 5.2 million € (2.2 million € for own research)
Number of Publications 68 peer reviewed plus 2 invited reviews and 3 book articles
(1578 citations, H-factor = 23 according to science citation index)
Number of Patents / Patent Applications 11
Number of Oral Presentations 74 altogether – 49 conference contributions & seminars (30 invited talks), 25 presentations at industrial companies
Professional Associations Member of Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft (German Physical Chemistry Society)
Member of Deutsche Kolloidgesellschaft (German Colloid Society)
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