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European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors


1 COSMIC Symposium

1 COSMIC Symposium

1 COSMIC Summer School

1 COSMIC Summer School

First paper by ESR14-15

First paper by ESR14-15

Second paper by ESR10-13

Second paper by ESR10-13


Two newsletters (including policy statements), one in M24 and one in M48.

First paper by ESR5-9

First paper by ESR5-9

First paper by ESR1-4

First paper by ESR1-4

First paper by ESR10-13

First paper by ESR10-13

Final report on COSMIC project

Final report on COSMIC project

Second paper by ESR5-9

Second paper by ESR5-9

Special Issue Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification

Special Issue Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification

Second paper by ESR14-15

Second paper by ESR14-15

Second paper by ESR1-4

Second paper by ESR1-4

Promo videos

Two promo videos, one in M8 and one in M46

Website (external part)

Website (external part)

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Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Catalytically Active Magnetic Metallic Ni Nanoparticles

Author(s): Alessio Zuliani, Alina M. Balu, Rafael Luque
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 5/12, 2017, Page(s) 11584-11587, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02945

Advances in Nanocatalyst Design for Biofuel Production

Author(s): Alessio Zuliani, Francisco Ivars, Rafael Luque
Published in: ChemCatChem, Issue 10/9, 2018, Page(s) 1968-1981, ISSN 1867-3880
DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701712

Microwave-assisted valorization of pig bristles: towards visible light photocatalytic chalcocite composites

Author(s): Alessio Zuliani, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Rafael Luque
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 20/13, 2018, Page(s) 3001-3007, ISSN 1463-9262
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00669E

Modelling the synthesis of nanoparticles in continuous microreactors: The role of diffusion and residence time distribution on nanoparticle characteristics

Author(s): Luca Panariello, Luca Mazzei, Asterios Gavriilidis
Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, Issue 350, 2018, Page(s) 1144-1154, ISSN 1385-8947
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.03.167

Intensified deracemization via rapid microwave-assisted temperature cycling

Author(s): Fabio Cameli, Christos Xiouras, Georgios D. Stefanidis
Published in: CrystEngComm, Issue 20/21, 2018, Page(s) 2897-2901, ISSN 1466-8033
DOI: 10.1039/c8ce00575c

Ex Situ Generation of Sulfuryl Fluoride for the Synthesis of Aryl Fluorosulfates

Author(s): Cedrick Veryser, Joachim Demaerel, Vidmantas Bieliu̅nas, Philippe Gilles, Wim M. De Borggraeve
Published in: Organic Letters, Issue 19/19, 2017, Page(s) 5244-5247, ISSN 1523-7060
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02522

Novel Applications of Microbial Fuel Cells in Sensors and Biosensors

Author(s): Francisco Ivars-Barceló, Alessio Zuliani, Marjan Fallah, Mehrdad Mashkour, Mostafa Rahimnejad, Rafael Luque
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 8/7, 2018, Page(s) 1184, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app8071184

Microwave-assisted preparation of Ag/Ag 2 S carbon hybrid structures from pig bristles as efficient HER catalysts

Author(s): Camilla Maria Cova, Alessio Zuliani, Alain R. Puente Santiago, Alvaro Caballero, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Rafael Luque
Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Issue 6/43, 2018, Page(s) 21516-21523, ISSN 2050-7488
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06417B

Oxidative Cleavage of Fatty Acid Derivatives for Monomer Synthesis

Author(s): Ana Soutelo-Maria, Jean-Luc Dubois, Jean-Luc Couturier, Giancarlo Cravotto
Published in: Catalysts, Issue 8/10, 2018, Page(s) 464, ISSN 2073-4344
DOI: 10.3390/catal8100464

Heterogeneously Catalyzed Synthesis of Imidazolones via Cycloisomerizations of Propargylic Ureas Using Ag and Au/Al SBA-15 Systems

Author(s): Alessio Zuliani, Prabhat Ranjan, Rafael Luque, Erik V. Van der Eycken
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/5, 2019, Page(s) 5568-5575, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00198

Preliminary economic assessment of a polymer production plant in batch and continuous manufacturing

Published in: Chimica Oggi - Chemistry Today 36(5) 35-39, Issue 36(5), 2018, Page(s) 36-39, ISSN 0392-839X
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1584963

110th Anniversary: Nucleation of Ag Nanoparticles in Helical Microfluidic Reactor. Comparison between Microwave and Conventional Heating

Author(s): Roberta Manno, Victor Sebastian, Reyes Mallada, Jesús Santamaria
Published in: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Issue 58/28, 2019, Page(s) 12702-12711, ISSN 0888-5885
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b01460

Pulsed ultrasound for temperature control and clogging prevention in micro-reactors

Author(s): Claire Delacour, Cecile Lutz, Simon Kuhn
Published in: Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Issue 55, 2019, Page(s) 67-74, ISSN 1350-4177
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.03.012

Sonochemically-Promoted Preparation of Silica-Anchored Cyclodextrin Derivatives for Efficient Copper Catalysis

Author(s): Katia Martina, Federica Calsolaro, Alessio Zuliani, Gloria Berlier, Fernando Chávez-Rivas, Maria Jesus Moran, Rafael Luque, Giancarlo Cravotto
Published in: Molecules, Issue 24/13, 2019, Page(s) 2490, ISSN 1420-3049
DOI: 10.3390/molecules24132490

Sonocrystallisation: Observations, theories and guidelines

Author(s): Jeroen Jordens, Bjorn Gielen, Christos Xiouras, Mohammed Noorul Hussain, Georgios D. Stefanidis, Leen C.J. Thomassen, Leen Braeken, Tom Van Gerven
Published in: Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, Issue 139, 2019, Page(s) 130-154, ISSN 0255-2701
DOI: 10.1016/j.cep.2019.03.017

A Mathematical Model of the Ultrasound-Assisted Continuous Tubular Crystallization of Aspirin

Author(s): Symeon V. Savvopoulos, Mohammed N. Hussain, Jeroen Jordens, Steffen Waldherr, Tom Van Gerven, Simon Kuhn
Published in: Crystal Growth & Design, Issue 19/9, 2019, Page(s) 5111-5122, ISSN 1528-7483
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00466

Enhancing pharmaceutical crystallization in a flow crystallizer with ultrasound: Anti-solvent crystallization

Author(s): M.N. Hussain, J. Jordens, J.J. John, L. Braeken, T. Van Gerven
Published in: Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Issue 59, 2019, Page(s) 104743, ISSN 1350-4177
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.104743

Glycerol: An Optimal Hydrogen Source for Microwave-Promoted Cu-Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene to Aniline

Author(s): Maria Jesus Moran, Katia Martina, Georgios D. Stefanidis, Jeroen Jordens, Tom Van Gerven, Vincent Goovaerts, Maela Manzoli, Carlo Groffils, Giancarlo Cravotto
Published in: Frontiers in Chemistry, Issue 8, 2020, ISSN 2296-2646
DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00034

Tuneable Copper Catalysed Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzenes to Aniline or Azo Derivatives

Author(s): Maria Jesus Moran, Katia Martina, Francesca Baricco, Silvia Tagliapietra, Maela Manzoli, Giancarlo Cravotto
Published in: Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, Issue 362, 2020, ISSN 1615-4150
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.202000127

A model for the formation of gold nanoparticles in the citrate synthesis method

Author(s): Emmanuel Agunloye, Luca Panariello, Asterios Gavriilidis, Luca Mazzei
Published in: Chemical Engineering Science, Issue 191, 2018, Page(s) 318-331, ISSN 0009-2509
DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.06.046

Introduction of Aryl Fluorosulfates into the Realm of Catellani Reaction Substrates

Author(s): Vidmantas Bieliu̅nas, Wim M. De Borggraeve
Published in: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, Issue 84/23, 2019, Page(s) 15706-15717, ISSN 0022-3263
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b02352

Multistep Solvent-Free 3 m 2 Footprint Pilot Miniplant for the Synthesis of Annual Half-Ton Rufinamide Precursor

Author(s): Marc Escribà-Gelonch, Gerardo Antonio de Leon Izeppi, Dirk Kirschneck, Volker Hessel
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/20, 2019, Page(s) 17237-17251, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b03931

Metal‐Free Dearomatization: Direct Access to Spiroindol(en)ines in Batch and Continuous‐Flow

Author(s): Prabhat Ranjan, Gerardo M. Ojeda, Upendra K. Sharma, Erik V. Van der Eycken
Published in: Chemistry – A European Journal, Issue 25/10, 2019, Page(s) 2442-2446, ISSN 0947-6539
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201805945

A Sustainable Approach for the Synthesis of Catalytically Active Peroxidase-Mimic ZnS Catalysts

Author(s): Camilla M. Cova, Alessio Zuliani, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Rafael Luque
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/1, 2018, Page(s) 1300-1307, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04968

Flow Chemistry for the Synthesis of Heterocycles

Author(s): Joachim Demaerel, Vidmantas Bieliūnas, Wim M. De Borggraeve
Published in: Functionalization of Heteroarenes Under Continuous Flow, Issue Volume 56, 2018, Page(s) 237-317
DOI: 10.1007/7081_2018_22

Continuous Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles in Micro- and Milli-fluidic Systems

Author(s): Huang, H.; Du Toit, H.; Panariello, L.; Mazzei, L.; Gavriilidis, A.
Published in: In: Kumar, C, (ed.) Chemistry of Nanomaterials: A Practical Guide. Volume 1: Metallic Nanomaterials (Part A). (pp. 157-220). De Gruyter: Berlin, Germany. (2018), Issue 2, 2019
DOI: 10.1515/9783110345100-004