Sottmann Group

Publications

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Publications

  1. 2020

    1. 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. (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. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
  4. 2017

    1. Tseng, S.-Y., Li, S.-Y., Yi, S.-Y., Sun, A.Y., Gao, D.-Y., Wan, D.: Food Quality Monitor: Paper-Based Plasmonic Sensors Prepared Through Reversal Nanoimprinting for Rapid Detection of Biogenic Amine Odorants. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 9, 17306–17316 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b00115.
    2. 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. Bilgili, H., Bürger, M., Stubenrauch, C., Porada, J.H.: About the nanostructure of the ternary system water – BMImPF6 – TX-100. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 484, 237–248 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2016.08.083.
    5. 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.
    6. 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. Buchmeiser, M.R., Unold, J., Schneider, K., Anderson, E.B., Hermanutz, F., Frank, E., Müller, A., Zinn, S.: A new carbon precursor: synthesis and carbonization of triethylammonium-based poly(p-phenylenevinylene) (PPV) progenitors. J. Mater. Chem. A. 1, 13154–13163 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1039/C3TA12908J.
    2. 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.
    3. 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. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
  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. Egger, H., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Valero, C., Berkessel, A.: Nonionic microemulsions with chlorinated hydrocarbons for catalysis. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 39, 17 (2002).
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    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. 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.
    6. 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).
    7. 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.
    8. 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).
    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. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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).
    4. 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.
    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. 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.
    2. Burauer, S., Sachert, T., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Nonionic microemulsions with cyclic oils: oil penetration, efficiency and monomeric solubility. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 37, (2000).
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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).
  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.

Miscellaneous

1. Microemulsions, T. Sottmann and R. Strey in Fundamentals of Interface and Colloid Science, Volume V, edited by J. Lyklema, Academic Press (2005)
2. Phase Behaviour, Interfacial Tension and Microstructure of Microemulsions, T. Sottmann and C. Stubenrauch in Microemulsions, edited by C. Stubenrauch, Wiley-Blackwell (2008)
3. Microemulsions stabilized by sugar surfactants, C. Stubenrauch and T. Sottmann in Sugar-based surfactants, Surfactant Science Series, Volume 143, edited by C.C. Ruiz, CRC Press (2009)

1. Microemulsions: From science to applications, T. Sottmann, Bunsenmagazin 163, (2006).
2. Additives for CO2 EOR applications, R. Rommerskirchen, P. Nijssen, H. Bilgili and T. Sottmann, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), SPE-181304-MS, Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dubai, UAE (2016).
3. Reducing the Miscibility Pressure in Gas Injection Oil Recovery Processes, R. Rommerskirchen, P. Nijssen, H. Bilgili and T. Sottmann, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), SPE-183389-MS, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, UAE (2016).

1. Self-Assembling Amphiphilic Systems, T. Sottmann in Soft Matter - From Synthetic to Biological Materials, 39th Spring School 2008, edited by J.K.G. Dont, G. Gompper, G. Nägele, D. Richter, R.G. Winkler, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (2008).

1. Method for increasing the efficiency of surfactants with simultaneous suppression of lamellar mesophases and surfactants with an additive added thereto, J. Allgaier, L. Willner, D. Richter, B. Jakobs, T. Sottmann, R. Strey, European Patent 1109883 (2004), US Patent 6,677,293 (2004)
2. Foamed material and method for the production of said foamed material, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, M. Schwan, Deutsches Patent 102 60 815 (2008)
3. Method for degreasing animal skins at ultralow interfacial surface tension, G.R. Pabst, P. Lamalle, T. Füngerlings, G. Ötter, R. Erhardt, G. Scherr, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, S. Engelskirchen, European Patent application WO2004063396 (2004).
4. Microemulsions and use thereof as a fuel, R. Strey, A. Nawrath, T. Sottmann, European Patent application WO2004063396 (2004).
5. Sugar micro/nanofoams, R. Strey, M. Klostermann, L. G. A. Kramer, R. Schwering, T. Sottmann, European Patent application WO 2010007141 (2008).
6. Method for producing a polyurethane foam by means of supercritical or nearcritical propellant, Bayer Material Science AG, S. Lindner, W. Friederichs, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, E. Khazova, L. G. A. Kramer, V. Posselt, A. Chalbi, European Patent application WO 2011054868 (2009).
7. Method for producing a polyurethane foam and polyurethane foam obtainable thereby, Bayer Material Science AG, S. Lindner, W. Friederichs, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, E. Khazova, L. G. A. Kramer, V. Posselt, A. Chalbi, European Patent application WO 2011054873 (2009).
8. Polyurethane foam and methods for producing same, Bayer Material Science AG, S. Lindner, W. Friederichs, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, D. Engelen, A. Chalbi and N. Becker, European Patent application WO 2012146568 (2012).
9. Reaction system for producing PUR and PIR hard foam materials containing layer silicates, Bayer Material Science AG, S. Lindner, W. Friederichs, R. Strey, T. Sottmann, D. Engelen, European Patent application WO 2014060522 (2014).

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