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FLow Induced Phase Transitions, A new low energy paradigm for polymer processing


Thermal stress (Manuscript 1)

Deliverable 1.2 (UOXF, month 6) Thermal stress response of natural aquamelts (Manuscript 1)

Mechanical stress (Manuscript 3)

Deliverable 1.3 (USFD, Month 9) Mechanical stress response of natural aquamelts (Manuscript 3)

Industrial Workshop

Industrial workshop for showcasing research and engaging with industry

Data comms (>3 publications p.t.p.a.)

Deliverable 4.2 (ALL, Month 24) Data communication in peer-review high impact journals reaching a steady level of 3 per team per year. Earlier key papers are specified but it is not realistic to list every single expected publication as a deliverable.

Monte Carlo simulations (Manuscript 2)

Deliverable 2.1 (IPF, Month 6) Initial Monte Carlo simulations for thermally and mechanically solidified natural aquamelts (Manuscript 2).

Extension of models to WP3 (Manuscript 7)

Deliverable 2.5 (IPF, Month 30) Extension of models to biopolymer based aquamelts, (Manuscript 7).


Deliverable 4.1 (USFD, Month 2) Commissioning of website and social media dissemination mechanisms.

Searching for OpenAIRE data...


The effect of consistency on the shear rheology of aqueous suspensions of cellulose micro- and nanofibrils: a review

Author(s): Antti I. Koponen
Published in: Cellulose, Issue 27/4, 2020, Page(s) 1879-1897, ISSN 0969-0239
DOI: 10.1007/s10570-019-02908-w

An Ionic Liquid Extraction That Preserves the Molecular Structure of Cutin Shown by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Author(s): Carlos J.S. Moreira, Artur Bento, Joana Pais, Johann Petit, Rita Escórcio, Vanessa G. Correia, Ângela Pinheiro, Łukasz P. Haliński, Oleksandr O. Mykhaylyk, Christophe Rothan, Cristina Silva Pereira
Published in: Plant Physiology, Issue 184/2, 2020, Page(s) 592-606, ISSN 0032-0889
DOI: 10.1104/pp.20.01049

Flow-induced crystallisation of polymers from aqueous solution

Author(s): Gary J. Dunderdale, Sarah J. Davidson, Anthony J. Ryan, Oleksandr O. Mykhaylyk
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 11/1, 2020, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-17167-8

Changes in Silk Feedstock Rheology during Cocoon Construction: The Role of Calcium and Potassium Ions

Author(s): Peter R. Laity, Elizabeth Baldwin, Chris Holland
Published in: Macromolecular Bioscience, 2018, Page(s) 1800188, ISSN 1616-5187
DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201800188

Quantification of Ammonium Phosphatide Emulsifiers in Chocolate Using 31 P NMR Spectroscopy

Author(s): Kirsten G. Malmos, Boris Gouilleux, Patrick Sønderskov, Tommy Andersen, Jens Viggo Frambøl, Thomas Vosegaard
Published in: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Issue 66/39, 2018, Page(s) 10309-10316, ISSN 0021-8561
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b04379

Fast simulations of multidimensional NMR spectra of proteins and peptides

Author(s): Thomas Vosegaard
Published in: Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, Issue 56/6, 2018, Page(s) 438-448, ISSN 0749-1581
DOI: 10.1002/mrc.4663

iSpec: A Web-Based Activity for Spectroscopy Teaching

Author(s): Thomas Vosegaard
Published in: Journal of Chemical Education, Issue 95/1, 2018, Page(s) 97-103, ISSN 0021-9584
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00482

Analysis of Industry-Related Flows by Optical Coherence Tomography—A Review

Author(s): Antti I. Koponen, Sanna Haavisto
Published in: KONA Powder and Particle Journal, 2018, ISSN 0288-4534
DOI: 10.14356/kona.2020003

Differential Scanning Calorimetry of Native Silk Feedstock

Author(s): Chris Holland, Nicholas Hawkins, Martin Frydrych, Peter Laity, David Porter, Fritz Vollrath
Published in: Macromolecular Bioscience, 2018, Page(s) 1800228, ISSN 1616-5187
DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201800228

The Energy Requirements for Flow-Induced Solidification of Silk

Author(s): James Sparkes, Chris Holland
Published in: Macromolecular Bioscience, 2018, Page(s) 1800229, ISSN 1616-5187
DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201800229

Extensional flow behaviour and spinnability of native silk

Author(s): Andreas Koeppel, Peter R. Laity, Chris Holland
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 14/43, 2018, Page(s) 8838-8845, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM01199K

Characterization of micro-fibrillated cellulose fiber suspension flow using multi scale velocity profile measurements

Author(s): Markku Kataja, Sanna Haavisto, Juha Salmela, Roope Lehto, Antti Koponen
Published in: Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal, Issue 32/03, 2017, Page(s) 473-482, ISSN 0283-2631
DOI: 10.3183/NPPRJ-2017-32-03-p473-482

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Strain-Induced Phase Transition of Poly(ethylene oxide) in Water

Author(s): Sergii Donets, Jens-Uwe Sommer
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Issue 122/1, 2017, Page(s) 392-397, ISSN 1520-6106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b10793

Analytical evaluation of low-field 31 P NMR spectroscopy for lipid analysis

Author(s): Boris Gouilleux, Nichlas Vous Christensen, Kirsten Gade Malmos, Thomas Vosegaard
Published in: Analytical Chemistry, 2019, ISSN 0003-2700
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05416

Artificial spinning of natural silk threads

Author(s): Martin Frydrych, Alexander Greenhalgh, Fritz Vollrath
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51589-9

Pipe rheology of microfibrillated cellulose suspensions

Author(s): Turpeinen Tuomas; Jäsberg Ari; Haavisto Sanna; Liukkonen Johanna; Salmela Juha; Koponen Antti
Published in: Cellulose, Issue 1, 2020, ISSN 0969-0239
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3413909

The effect of consistency on the shear rheology of micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose suspensions - A review

Author(s): Koponen Antti I.
Published in: Cellulose, Issue 1, 2019, ISSN 0969-0239
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3413973

The molecular structure and multifunctionality of the cryptic plant polymer suberin

Author(s): V.G. Correia, A. Bento, J. Pais, R. Rodrigues, Ł.P. Haliński, M. Frydrych, A. Greenhalgh, P. Stepnowski, F. Vollrath, A.W.T. King, C.S. Pereira
Published in: Materials Today Bio, Issue 5, 2020, Page(s) 100039, ISSN 2590-0064
DOI: 10.1016/j.mtbio.2019.100039

Cryogenic toughness of natural silk and a proposed structure–function relationship

Author(s): Chengjie Fu, Yu Wang, Juan Guan, Xin Chen, Fritz Vollrath, Zhengzhong Shao
Published in: Materials Chemistry Frontiers, Issue 3/11, 2019, Page(s) 2507-2513, ISSN 2052-1537
DOI: 10.1039/c9qm00282k

Core Scientific Dataset Model: A lightweight and portable model and file format for multi-dimensional scientific data

Author(s): Deepansh J. Srivastava, Thomas Vosegaard, Dominique Massiot, Philip J. Grandinetti
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 15/1, 2020, Page(s) e0225953, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225953

Analysis of the pressure requirements for silk spinning reveals a pultrusion dominated process

Author(s): James Sparkes, Chris Holland
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 8/1, 2017, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00409-7

Silk Protein Solution: A Natural Example of Sticky Reptation

Author(s): Charley Schaefer, Peter R. Laity, Chris Holland, Tom C. B. McLeish
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 53/7, 2020, Page(s) 2669-2676, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02630

Flow-Induced Formation of Thin PEO Fibers in Water and Their Stability After the Strain Release

Author(s): Sergii Donets, Olga Guskova, Jens-Uwe Sommer
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Issue 124/41, 2020, Page(s) 9224-9229, ISSN 1520-6106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c05627

Slip flow and wall depletion layer of microfibrillated cellulose suspensions in a pipe flow

Author(s): Koponen Antti; Haavisto Sanna; Salmela Juha; Kataja Markku
Published in: Annual Transactions of the Nordic Society of Rheology, Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3338084