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Diego Kingston successfully defends his PhD

Diego Kingston successfully defends his PhD on energy efficient design and operation of process equipment such as chemical reactors and distillation columns. During his PhD, Diego had two research stays at PoreLab; a first period between March and May 2019, and a ...
Diego Kingston successfully defends his PhD

New paper on the thermodynamics of thin films

The paper entitled Thermodynamic stability of volatile droplets and thin films governed by the disjoining pressure in open and closed containers has just been accepted for publication in Langmuir. Distributed thin films of water and their coexistence with droplets are investigated using a capillary ...
New paper on the thermodynamics of thin films

New paper on the use of fiber optic sensors to study phase transitions

The paper entitled Using Fiber-Optic Sensors to Give Insight into Liquid-Solid Phase Transitions in Pure Fluids and Mixtures, has just been accepted for publication in the journal entitled “Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science”. Fiber optic sensors offer a new and unique way to ...
New paper on the use of fiber optic sensors to study phase transitions

Markus S. Wahl defends his PhD thesis

Markus Solberg Wahl successfully defends his PhD thesis entitled “Detection and analysis of liquid-solid phase transitions with fiber-optic sensors”, 19th of May, 2020. The thesis addresses the very interesting topic of using fiber optic sensors to detect phase transitions, and is a collection ...
Markus S. Wahl defends his PhD thesis

Ailo Aasen defends his PhD thesis

Ailo Aasen successfully defends his PhD thesis entitled “Bulk and interfacial thermodynamics of mixtures: From aqueous systems to ultracryogenic fluids”, Friday 27th of March. The thesis deals with a variety of topics such as predicting the thermodynamic properties of fluids that exhibit strong ...
Ailo Aasen defends his PhD thesis

New article on thermodynamic perturbation theory

Our paper entitled Choice of reference, influence of non-additivity, and present challenges in thermodynamic perturbation theory for mixtures has just been published in the Journal of Chemical Physics. In the article, we discuss how thermodynamic perturbation theory should be extended to fluid mixtures, and ...
New article on thermodynamic perturbation theory

The first accurate representation of quantum fluid mixtures

Our paper entitled Equation of state and force fields for Feynman–Hibbs-corrected Mie fluids. II. Application to mixtures of helium, neon, hydrogen, and deuterium becomes Editors pick in J. Chem. Phys. In the paper, we extend the statistical associating fluid theory of quantum corrected Mie ...
The first accurate representation of quantum fluid mixtures

In a paper in Chem. Eng. Sci., we study minimum entropy production in distillation

Our paper entitled Minimum entropy production in a distillation column for air separation described by a continuous non-equilibrium model has been published in Chemical Engineering Science. In this work, we apply the rate-based model of Taylor and Krishna to describe the separation of air ...
In a paper in Chem. Eng. Sci., we study minimum entropy production in distillation

In a letter in Phys. Rev. Lett., we address the challenges of binary nucleation

Our letter entitled Curvature corrections remove the inconsistencies of binary classical nucleation theory has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett. In the letter we have studied the condensation process in vapors of supersatured alcohol—water mixtures. The nanoscopic droplets forming in such vapors ...
In a letter in Phys. Rev. Lett., we address the challenges of binary nucleation