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Engineered Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates for Applications


Impact/outreach activity reports

Impactoutreach activity reports by each ESR

NMR best practice guide

NMR best practice guide detailing methods for spatially resolved NMR for construction published

4 Discussion Workshops held

4 Discussion Workshops held

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Entrpreneurship activities completed

Entrepreneurship activities completed by each ESR

International dissemination conferences (science/local org)

International dissemination conference organised at end of programme in Heidelberg

13 outreach/impact projects completed

13 outreach/impact projects completed, targeting 12-18 year olds and tax paying public with delivery materials retained for future use

5 Residential schools completed

5 Residential schools completed

Modelling software made shareware

Modelling software made shareware Modelling software published and freely available on public ERICA website as a minimum

Publications, videos, factsheets etc

Publications videos factsheets etc13 public dissemination impact or outreach actions such as videos factsheets school activities 32 peer reviewed publications 13 international conference presentations

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Mesoscale modelling of dynamic porosity in cement hydrate gel during a water sorption cycle: A lattice Boltzmann study

Author(s): Peter J.McDonald, Miryea N.Borg, David A.Faux
Published in: Cement and Concrete Research, Vol 146 August 2021, 2021, Page(s) 106475: 1-17, ISSN 0008-8846
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2021.106475

A method for the reliable and reproducible precipitation of phase pure high Ca/Si ratio (>1.5) synthetic calcium silicate hydrates (C-S-H)

Author(s): Harris,Maya; Simpson, Grace; Scrivener, Karen; Bowen, Paul
Published in: Cement and Concrete Research, 151, 2022, Page(s) 106623, ISSN 0008-8846
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2021.106623

Micromechanics of dental cement paste

Author(s): Petr Dohnalík, Bernhard L.A. Pichler, Luis Zelaya-Lainez, Olaf Lahayne, Gilles Richard, Christian Hellmich
Published in: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol 124 Dec 2021, 2021, Page(s) 104863: 1-15, ISSN 1751-6161
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104863

Sorption, anomalous water transport and dynamic porosity in cement paste: A spatially localised 1H NMR relaxation study and a proposed mechanism

Author(s): Peter J. McDonald, Ors Istok, Magdalena Janota, Agata M. Gajewicz-Jaromin, David A. Faux
Published in: Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 133, 2020, Page(s) 106045, ISSN 0008-8846
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2020.106045

The Atomic-Level Structure of Cementitious Calcium Aluminate Silicate Hydrate

Author(s): Kunhi Mohamed, A., Moutzouri, P., Berruyer, P., Walder, PJ., Siramanont, J., Harris, M., Negroni, M., Galmarini, SC., Parker, SC., Scrivener, K., Emsley, L., Bowen, P
Published in: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 2020, Page(s) 11060-11071, ISSN 0002-7863
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c02988

Advances in the Interpretation of Frequency-Dependent Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements from Porous Material

Author(s): David Faux, Rémi Kogon, Villiam Bortolotti, Peter McDonald
Published in: Molecules, 24/20, 2019, Page(s) 3688, ISSN 1420-3049
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules24203688

3TM: Software for the 3-Tau Model

Author(s): Kogon, R., Faux, D.A.
Published in: SoftwareX, 17, 2022, Page(s) 100979, ISSN 2352-7110
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.softx.2022.100979

Investigation of the First Sorption Cycle of White Portland Cement by 1H NMR

Author(s): Anastasiia Nagmutdinova; Leonardo Brizi; Paola Fantazzini; Villiam Bortolotti
Published in: Applied Magnetic Resonance, 52, 2021, Page(s) 1767–1785, ISSN 0937-9347
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s00723-021-01436-w

Water as a Lévy Rotor

Author(s): David A. Faux; Arifah A. Rahaman; Peter J. McDonald
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 127, 2021, Page(s) 256001, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.127.256001