Dimitrios Pournarkas

Master Student
Sottmann Group


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  1. Peng, K., Preisig, N., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: From water-rich to oil-rich gelled non-toxic microemulsions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 23, 16855–16867 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1039/D1CP02522H.
  2. Bruckner, J.R., Bauhof, J., Gebhardt, J., Beurer, A.-K., Traa, Y., Giesselmann, F.: Mechanisms and Intermediates in the True Liquid Crystal Templating Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica Materials. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 125, 3197--3207 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c11005.
  3. Peng, K., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Gelled non-toxic bicontinuous microemulsions as promising transdermal drug carriers. Molecular Physics - Findenegg Memorial issue. 1, e1886363 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1080/00268976.2021.1886363.
  4. Dietrich, C.F., Collings, P.J., Sottmann, T., Rudquist, P., Giesselmann, F.: Extremely small twist elastic constants in lyotropic nematic liquid crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 117, 27238--27244 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1922275117.
  5. 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.
  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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. Egger, H., Sottmann, T., Strey, R., Valero, C., Berkessel, A.: Nonionic microemulsions with chlorinated hydrocarbons for catalysis. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 39, 17 (2002).
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Dieterich, S., Prévost, S., Dargel, C., Sottmann, T., Giesselmann, F.: Synergistic structures in lyotropic lamellar gels. Soft Matter. 16, 10268–10279 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SM01473G.
  22. Almidani, A.H., Benz, M., Winkler, M., Ikeda, Y., Grabowski, B., van Slageren, J., Estes, D.P.: The reaction of HV(CO)4dppe with MoO3: a well-defined model of hydrogen spillover. Catal. Sci. Technol. 11, 7540–7544 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1039/D1CY01374B.
  23. Kirchhof, M., Abitaev, K., Abouhaileh, A., Gugeler, K., Frey, W., Zens, A., Kästner, J., Sottmann, T., Laschat, S.: Interplay of Polarity and Confinement in Asymmetric Catalysis with Chiral Rh Diene Complexes in Microemulsions. Chemistry – A European Journal. 27, 16853–16870 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202102752.
  24. Fischer, J., Porcar, L., Cabral, J.T., Sottmann, T.: Shear-induced sponge-to-lamellar transition in bicontinuous microemulsions evidenced by microfluidic-SANS. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 635, 588--597 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2022.12.125.
  25. Hellweg, T., Sottmann, T., Oberdisse, J.: Recent advances in biosurfactant-based association colloids—Self-assembly in water. Frontiers in Soft Matter. 2, 1–7 (2023). https://doi.org/10.3389/frsfm.2022.1081877.
  26. Trummer, F., Lade, O., Glatter, O., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Microemulsions supported by octyl monoglucoside and geraniol. 3. Microstructure & general pattern. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 676, 132133 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2023.132133.
  27. Krappel, M., Hippele, J., Bittner, C., Sottmann, T.: Propane-Induced Inversion of the Pressure Dependence of Highly Efficient Microemulsions: Phase Behavior and Its Prediction via HLD. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 63, 10041–10053 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.4c00811.
  28. Krappel, M., Hippele, J., Kolin, S., Lichterfeld-Weber, N., Schweins, R., Bittner, C., Sottmann, T.: Optimizing the Recovery of (Synthetic) Live Oils: Influence of Propane and Methane in Extended Surfactant Microemulsions. 85th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition. 2024, 1–5 (2024). https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.2024101198.
  29. 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.
  30. Kousik, S., Sipp, D., Abitaev, K., Li, Y., Sottmann, T., Koynov, K., Atanasova, P.: From Macro to Mesoporous ZnO Inverse Opals: Synthesis, Characterization and Tracer Diffusion Properties. Nanomaterials. 11, 196 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11010196.
  31. Abitaev, K., Qawasmi, Y., Atanasova, P., Dargel, C., Bill, J., Hellweg, T., Sottmann, T.: Adjustable polystyrene nanoparticle templates for the production of mesoporous foams and ZnO inverse opals. Colloid and Polymer Science. 299, 243--258 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-020-04791-5.
  32. 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.
  33. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Evidence of corresponding states in ternary microemulsions of water-alkane-CiEj. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 8, A39 (1996).
  34. 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.
  35. 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).
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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).
  46. Zinn, T., Narayanan, T., Kottapalli, S.N., Sachs, J., Sottmann, T., Fischer, P.: Emergent dynamics of light-induced active colloids probed by XPCS. New Journal of Physics. 24, 093007 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ac8a66.
  47. Trummer, F., Glatter, O., Chemelli, A.: Inverse ISAsomes in Bio-Compatible Oils—Exploring Formulations in Squalane, Triolein and Olive Oil. Nanomaterials. 12, (2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/nano12071133.
  48. Gstir, T., Michaelsen, T., Long, B.A., Nacsa, A.B., Ayasli, A., Swaraj, D., Zappa, F., Trummer, F., Ard, S.G., Shuman, N.S., Czakó, G., Viggiano, A.A., Wester, R.: The influence of fluorination on the dynamics of the F− + CH3CH2I reaction. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 25, 18711–18719 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1039/D3CP02110F.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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).
  53. 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.
  54. 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).
  55. 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.
  56. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201900947.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. Burauer, S., Sachert, T., Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Nonionic microemulsions with cyclic oils: oil penetration, efficiency and monomeric solubility. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 37, (2000).
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. Fischer, J., Porcar, L., Cabral, J.T., Sottmann, T.: Spatial mapping and scaling of the shear-induced transformation from bicontinuous microemulsions towards lamellar structures by coupling microfluidics and SANS. Soft Matter. (2023). https://doi.org/10.1039/D3SM00558E.
  73. Schüttner, S., Krappel, M., Koziol, M., Marquart, L., Schneider, I., Sottmann, T., Frey, H.: Anionic Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Farnesyl Glycidyl Ether: Fast Access to Terpenoid-Derived Amphiphilic Polyether Architectures. Macromolecules. 56, 6928--6940 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.3c00999.
  74. Hellweg, T., Oberdisse, J., Sottmann, T.: Mini review: recent advances in biosurfactant-based association colloids–formation of microemulsions. Frontiers in Soft Matter. 3, (2023).
  75. Peng, K., Preisig, N., Sottmann, T., Stubenrauch, C.: Formulation of Gelled Non-toxic Bicontinuous Microemulsions Stabilized by Highly Efficient Alkanoyl Methylglucamides. Langmuir. 36, 12692–12701 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02314.
  76. 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.
  77. 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.
  78. Sottmann, T., Strey, R.: Struktur und Grenzflächenspannungen in Mikroemulsionen. Tenside, surfactants, detergents. 35, (1998).
  79. 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.
  80. 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).
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. 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.
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. Wachsmann, S.B., Bauhof, J., Raab, A.R., Zens, A., Sottmann, T., Laschat, S.: N-Alkylimidazolium carboxylates as a new type of catanionic surface active ionic liquid: synthesis, thermotropic behavior and micellization in water. Soft Matter. 18, 7773–7781 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1039/D2SM00854H.
  88. Abitaev, K., Atanasova, P., Bill, J., Preisig, N., Kuzmenko, I., Ilavsky, J., Liu, Y., Sottmann, T.: In Situ Ultra-Small- and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Study of ZnO Nanoparticle Formation and Growth through Chemical Bath Deposition in the Presence of Polyvinylpyrrolidone. Nanomaterials. 13, 2180 (2023). https://doi.org/10.3390/nano13152180.
  89. Deimling, M., Kousik, S.R., Abitaev, K., Frey, W., Sottmann, T., Koynov, K., Laschat, S., Atanasova, P.: Hierarchical Silica Inverse Opals as a Catalyst Support for Asymmetric Molecular Heterogeneous Catalysis with Chiral Rh-diene Complexes. ChemCatChem. 13, 1–12 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.202001997.
  90. Tari, F., Hertle, S., Wang, H., Fischer, J., van Aken, P.A., Sottmann, T., Klemm, E., Traa, Y.: Investigating the Long-Term Kinetics of Pd Nanoparticles Prepared from Microemulsions and the Lindlar Catalyst for Selective Hydrogenation of 3-Hexyn-1-ol. Catalysts. 14, (2024). https://doi.org/10.3390/catal14040271.
  91. 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.
  92. 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).
  93. 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.
  94. 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.
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. 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.
  98. 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.
  99. 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.
  100. 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.
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