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  1. L. Fernandez-Ballester, T. Gough, F. Meneau, W. Bras, F. Ania, F. J. Balta-Calleja and J. A. Kornfield, Simultaneous birefringence small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering to detect precursors and characterize morphology development during flow-induced crystallization of polymers, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 15 (2008), 185-190.
  2. S. Nikitenko, A. M. Beale, A. M. J. van der Eerden, S. D. M. Jacques, O. Leynaud, M. G. O'Brien, D. Detollenaere, R. Kaptein, B. M. Weckhuysen and W. Bras, Implementation of a combined SAXS/WAXS/QEXAFS set-up for time-resolved in situ experiments, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 15 (2008), 632-640. (also in EXAFS section)
  3. R. G. van Silfhout and A. S. Kachatkou, Fibre-optic coupling to high-resolution CCD and CMOS image sensors, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 597 (2008), no. 2-3, 266-269.


  1. M. H. J. Koch and W. Bras, Synchrotron radiation studies of non-crystalline systems, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Sect. C: Physical Chemistry 104 (2008), 35-80.
  2. D. van de Walle and P. Goossens, Influence of sodium soap and ionic strength on the mesomorphic behaviour and the alpha-gel stability of a commercial distilled monoglyceride, Food Research International 41 (2008), 247-254.
  3. J. van Herrikhuyzen, G. Portale, J. C. Gielen, P. C. M. Christianen, N. Sommerdijk, S. C. J. Meskers and A. Schenning, Disk micelles from amphiphilic janus gold nanoparticles, Chemical Communications (2008), no. 6, 697-699.
  4. L. Balzano, S. Rastogi and G. W. M. Peters, Flow induced crystallization in isotactic polypropylene - 1,3 : 2,4-bis(3,4-dimethylbenzylidene)sorbitol blends: Implications on morphology of shear and phase separation, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 2, 399-408.
  5. H. L. Castricum, A. Sah, R. Kreiter, D. H. A. Blank, J. F. Vente and J. E. ten Elshof, Hybrid ceramic nanosieves: Stabilizing nanopores with organic links, Chemical Communications (2008), no. 9, 1103–1105.
  6. Y. K. Levine and W. Bras, Field-induced realignment of a smectic nanodroplet in an external magnetic field: A numerical investigation, The European Physical Journal E - Soft Matter 25 (2008), 5-16.
  7. R. Rissmann, H. W. W. Groenink, G. S. Gooris, M. H. M. Oudshoorn, W. E. Hennink, M. Ponec and J. A. Bouwstra, Temperature-induced changes in structural and physicochemical properties of vernix caseosa, Journal of Investigative Dermatology 128 (2008), no. 2, 292-299 (on www.jidonline.org since 2007).
  8. L. Balzano, N. Kukalyekar, S. Rastogi, G. W. M. Peters and J. C. Chadwick, Crystallization and dissolution of flow-induced precursors, Physical Review Letters 100 (2008), no. 4, Artn 048302.
  9. I. Foubert, E. Fredrick, J. Vereecken, M. Sichien and K. Dewettinck, Stop-and-return DSC method to study fat crystallization, Thermochimica Acta 471 (2008), 7-13.
  10. M. A. G. Jansen, L. H. Wu, J. G. P. Goossens, G. De Wit, C. Bailly, C. E. Koning and G. Portale, The incorporation of rigid diol monomers into poly(butylene terephthalate) via solid-state copolymerization and melt copolymerization, Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry 46 (2008), no. 4, 1203-1217.
  11. M. Sonnenschein, B. L. Wendt, A. K. Schrock, J. M. Sonney and A. J. Ryan, The relationship between polyurethane foam microstructure and foam aging, Polymer 49 (2008), no. 4, 934-942.
  12. M. A. J. van der Mee, J. G. P. Goossens and M. van Duin, Thermoreversible covalent cross-linking of maleated ethylene/propylene copolymers with diols, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 46 (2008), no. 5, 1810-1825.
  13. M. A. J. van der Mee, J. G. P. Goossens, and M. van Duin, Thermoreversible cross-linking of maleated ethylene/propylene copolymers with diamines and amino-alcohols, Polymer 49 (2008), no. 5, 1239-1248.
  14. H. L. Castricum, A. Sah, R. Kreiter, D. H. A. Blank, J. F. Vente and J. E. t. Elshof, Hydrothermally stable molecular separation membranes from organically linked silica, Journal of Materials Chemistry 18 (2008), 2150–2158.
  15. C. J. Gommes and A. P. Roberts, Structure development of resorcinol-formaldehyde gels: Microphase separation or colloid aggregation, Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 77 (2008), no. 4 Pt 1, 041409.
  16. S. Barrau, T. Heiser, F. Richard, C. Brochon, C. Ngov, K. van de Wetering, G. Hadziioannou, D. V. Anokhin and D. A. Ivanov, Self-assembling of novel fullerene-grafted donor-acceptor rod-coil block copolymers, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 7, 2701-2710.
  17. V. Boffa, J. E. ten Elshof, A. V. Petukhov and D. H. A. Blank, Microporous niobia-silica membrane with very low CO2 permeability, ChemSusChem 1 (2008), 437-443.
  18. S. Roy, H. J. D. Meeldijk, A. V. Petukhov, M. Versluijs and F. Soulimani, Synthesis and characterization of {Mo72Fe30}-coated large hexagonal gibbsite γ-Al(OH)3 platelets, Dalton Trans. (2008), 2861-2865.
  19. J. de Wit, G. A. van Ekenstein, E. Polushkin, K. Kvashnina, W. Bras, O. Ikkala and G. ten Brinke, Self-assembled poly(4-vinylpyridine)−surfactant systems using alkyl and alkoxy phenylazophenols, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 12, 4200–4204.
  20. S. Bondzic, E. Polushkin, J. Ruokolainen and G. ten Brinke, Saxs study of the lamellar-cylindrical transition in the PI-b-MP(OG) supramolecules' system, Polymer 49 (2008), no. 11, 2669-2677.
  21. J. Caussin, G. S. Gooris, M. Janssens and J. A. Bouwstra, Lipid organization in human and porcine stratum corneum differs widely, while lipid mixtures with porcine ceramides model human stratum corneum lipid organization very closely, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes 1778 (2008), 1472–1482.
  22. V. De Graef, B. Goderis, P. van Puyvelde, I. Foubert and K. Dewettinck, Development of a rheological method to characterize palm oil crystallizing under shear, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 110 (2008), no. 6, 521-529.
  23. E. Fredrick, I. Foubert, J. van de Sype and K. Dewettinck, Influence of monoglycerides on the crystallization behavior of palm oil, Crystal Growth & Design 8 (2008), no. 6, 1833-1839.
  24. S. P. Rigby, P. I. Chigada, E. L. Perkins, M. J. Watt-Smith, J. P. Lowe and K. J. Edler, Fundamental studies of gas sorption within mesopores situated amidst an inter-connected, irregular network, Adsorption-Journal of the International Adsorption Society 14 (2008), no. 2-3, 289-307.
  25. M. A. J. van der Mee, J. G. P. Goossens and M. van Duin, Thermoreversible cross-linking of maleated ethylene/propylene rubber using ionic interactions, hydrogen bonding and a combination thereof, Rubber Chemistry and Technology 81 (2008), no. 1, 96-109.
  26. R. Gadiou, A. Didion, R. I. Gearba, D. A. Ivanov, I. Czekaj, R. Kötz and C. Vix-Guterl, Synthesis and properties of new nitrogen-doped nanostructured carbon materials obtained by templating of mesoporous silicas with aminosugars, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 69 (2008), 1808–1814.
  27. S. Jain, J. G. P. Goossens, G. W. M. Peters, M. van Duin and P. J. Lemstra, Strong decrease in viscosity of nanoparticle-filled polymer melts through selective adsorption, Soft Matter 4 (2008), no. 9, 1848-1854.
  28. C. Travelet, G. Schlatter, P. Hébraud, C. Brochon, A. Lapp, D. V. Anokhin, D. A. Ivanov, C. Gaillard and G. Hadziioannou, Multiblock copolymer behaviour of alpha-CD/PEO-based polyrotaxanes: Towards nano-cylinder self-organization of alpha-CDs, Soft Matter 4 (2008), no. 9, 1855-1860.
  29. C. Müller, C. P. Radano, P. Smith and N. Stingelin-Stutzmann, Crystalline–crystalline poly(3-hexylthiophene)–polyethylene diblock copolymers: Solidification from the melt, Polymer 49 (2008), no. 18, 3973–3978.
  30. L. Balzano, G. Portale, G. W. M. Peters and S. Rastogi, Thermoreversible DMDBS phase separation in iPP: The effects of flow on the morphology, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 14, 5350-5355.
  31. M. A. J. van der Mee, R. M. A. l’Abee, G. Portale, J. G. P. Goossens and M. van Duin, Synthesis, structure and properties of ionic thermoplastic elastomers based on maleated ethylene/propylene copolymers, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 14, 5493-5501.
  32. L. R. A. Follens, A. Aerts, M. Haouas, T. P. Caremans, B. Loppinet, B. Goderis, J. Vermant, F. Taulelle, J. A. Martens and C. E. A. Kirschhock, Characterization of nanoparticles in diluted clear solutions for Silicalite-1 zeolite synthesis using liquid Si-29 NMR, SAXS and DLS, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 10 (2008), no. 36, 5574-5583.
  33. C. J. Gommes, N. Job, J. P. Pirard, S. Blacher and B. Goderis, Critical opalescence points to thermodynamic instability: Relevance to small-angle X-ray scattering of resorcinol-formaldehyde gel formation at low pH, Journal of Applied Crystallography 41 (2008), 663-668.
  34. H. L. Castricum, R. Kreiter, H. M. van Veen, D. H. A. Blank, J. F. Vente and J. E. ten Elshof, High-performance hybrid pervaporation membranes with superior hydrothermal and acid stability, Journal of Membrane Science 324 (2008), 111-118.
  35. G. G. du Sart, R. Rachmawati, V. Voet, G. A. van Ekenstein, E. Polushkin, G. ten Brinke and K. Loos, Poly(tert-butyl methacrylate-b-styrene-b-4-vinylpyridine) triblock copolymers: Synthesis, interactions, and self-assembly, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 17, 6393-6399.
  36. I. LaRue, M. Adam, E. B. Zhulina, M. Rubinstein, M. Pitsikalis, N. Hadjichristidis, D. A. Ivanov, R. I. Gearba, D. V. Anokhin and S. S. Sheiko, Effect of the soluble block size on spherical diblock copolymer micelles, Macromolecules 41 (2008), no. 17, 6555-6563.
  37. D. Groen, G. S. Gooris, M. Ponec and J. A. Bouwstra, Two new methods for preparing a unique stratum corneum substitute, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes 1778 (2008), no. 10, 2421-2429.
  38. R. Rissmann, M. H. M. Oudshoorn, E. Kocks, W. E. Hennink, M. Ponec and J. A. Bouwstra, Lanolin-derived lipid mixtures mimic closely the lipid composition and organization of vernix caseosa lipids, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes 1778 (2008), no. 10, 2350-2360.
  39. G. Verschoren, A. N. Dobrynin, K. Temst, R. E. Silverans, C. van Haesendonck, P. Lievens, B. Pipeleers, S. Q. Zhou, A. Vantomme and W. Bras, Electron scattering in Au films containing Co clusters, Thin Solid Films 516 (2008), no. 23, 8232–8239.
  40. E. van den Pol, D. M. E. Thies-Weesie, A. V. Petukhov, G. J. Vroege and K. Kvashnina, Influence of polydispersity on the phase behavior of colloidal goethite, Journal of Chemical Physics 129 (2008), no. 16, art. no. 164715.
  41. D. V. Anokhin, M. Rosenthal, T. Makowski, A. Tracz, W. Bras, K. Kvashnina and D. A. Ivanov, Comparative structural study of thin films of a columnar liquid crystal aligned by mechanical shearing and zone casting, Thin Solid Films 517 (2008), no. 2, 982-985.
  42. G. Muller, J. Bohmert, F. Bergner, K. van Ouytsel and I. Dolbnya, Investigation of the damage around a crack tip in metals using small angle x-ray scattering, Materialprufung 50 (2008), no. 4, 191-198.
  43. M. C. D. Mourad, D. V. Byelov, A. V. Petukhov and H. N. W. Lekkerkerker, Structure of the repulsive gel/glass in suspensions of charged colloidal platelets, Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 20 (2008), no. 49, art. no. 494201.

Powder Diffraction

  1. C. Detlefs, F. Duc, Z. A. Kazei, J. Vanacken, P. Frings, W. Bras, J. E. Lorenzo, P. C. Canfield and G. L. J. A. Rikken, Direct observation of the high magnetic field effect on the Jahn-Teller state in TbVO4, Physical Review Letters 100 (2008), no. 5.
  2. S. J. Veen, S. Roy, Y. Filinchuk, D. Chernyshov, A. V. Petukhov, M. Versluijs-Helder, A. Broersma, F. Soulimani, T. Visser and W. K. Kegel, Extended structure design with simple molybdenum oxide building blocks and urea as a directing agent, Inorganic Chemistry 47 (2008), no. 15, 6863-6866.


  1. A. I. Dugulan, E. J. M. Hensen and J. A. R. van Veen, High-pressure sulfidation of a calcined CoMo/Al2O3 hydrodesulfurization catalyst, Catalysis Today 130 (2008), no. 1, 126-134.
  2. J. O. Moulin, J. Evans, D. S. McGuinness, G. Reid, A. J. Rucklidge, R. P. Tooze and M. Tromp, Probing the effects of ligand structure on activity and selectivity of Cr(III) complexes for ethylene oligomerisation and polymerisation, Dalton Transactions 9 (2008), 1177-1185.
  3. N. Rane, M. Kersbulck, R. A. van Santen and E. J. M. Hensen, Cracking of n-heptane over Brønsted acid sites and Lewis acid Ga sites in ZSM-5 zeolite, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 110 (2008), no. 2-3, 279-291.
  4. G. Sankar, N. R. Shiju, I. D. Watts, S. Nikitenko and W. Bras, Structure of iron and manganese ions substituted in the framework of nanoporous ALPO-5 material, Research on Chemical Intermediates 34 (2008), no. 5-7, 649-658.
  5. E. Breynaert, C. Bruggeman and A. Maes, XANES-EXAFS analysis of Se solid-phase reaction products formed upon contacting Se(IV) with FeS2 and FeS, Environmental Science & Technology 42 (2008), no. 10, 3595-3601.
  6. M. Di Vece, D. Grandjean, M. J. van Bael, C. P. Romero, X. Wang, S. Decoster, A. Vantomme and P. Lievens, Hydrogen-induced Ostwald ripening at room temperature in a Pd nanocluster film, Physical Review Letters 100 (2008), no. 23, 236105.
  7. W. Chu, L. N. Wang, P. A. Chernavskii and A. Y. Khodakov, Glow-discharge plasma-assisted design of cobalt catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 47 (2008), no. 27, 5052-5055.
  8. T. A. Nijhuis, E. Sacaliuc, A. M. Beale, A. M. J. van der Eerden, J. C. Schouten and B. M. Weckhuysen, Spectroscopic evidence for the adsorption of propene on gold nanoparticles during the hydro-epoxidation of propene, Journal of Catalysis 258 (2008), no. 1, 256-264.
  9. M. Lenz, E. D. van Hullebusch, F. Farges, S. Nikitenko, C. N. Borca, D. Grolimund and P. N. L. Lens, Selenium speciation assessed by X-ray absorption spectroscopy of sequentially extracted anaerobic biofilms, Environmental Science & Technology 42 (2008), no. 20, 7587-7593.
  10. S. Nikitenko, A. M. Beale, A. M. J. van der Eerden, S. D. M. Jacques, O. Leynaud, M. G. O'Brien, D. Detollenaere, R. Kaptein, B. M. Weckhuysen and W. Bras, Implementation of a combined SAXS/WAXS/QEXAFS set-up for time-resolved in situ experiments, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 15 (2008), 632-640. (also in Instrumentation section)
  11. M. G. Dowsett, A. Adriaens, G. K. C. Jones, N. Poolton, S. Fiddy and S. Nikitenko, Optically detected X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements as a means to monitor corrosion layers on Copper, Analytical Chemistry 80 (2008), no. 22, 8717-8724.
  12. A. V. Ryazhkin, Y. A. Babanov, I. Y. Kamenskii, B. Hjorvarsson, T. Reich, M. Bjorck, S. Nikitenko, A. M. Blixt, L. N. Romashev and V. V. Ustinov, Local atomic structure of Fe-Ni/V multilayer nanostructures: EXAFS spectroscopy and synchrotron radiation data, Journal of Structural Chemistry 49 (2008), S129-S137.
  13. G. Absillis, E. Cartuyvels, R. Van Deun and T. N. Parac-Vogt, Hydrolytic cleavage of an RNA-model phosphodiester catalyzed by a highly negatively charged polyoxomolybdate [Mo7O24]6- cluster, Journal of the American Chemical Society 130 (2008), no. 51, 17400-17408.


  1. L. Balzano, "Flow induced crystallization of polyolefins," Eindhoven University, 2008.
  2. V. W. A. de Villeneuve, "Structure and dynamics at colloidal boundaries," Universiteit Utrecht, 2008.
  3. I. M. Cotiuga, "High aspect ratio nano-fillers in polymers: Expectations vs. reality", Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 2008.
  4. A. I. Dugulan, "High-pressure sulfidation of hydrotreating catalysts," Delft University of Technology, 2008.
  5. D. de Miranda Fonseca, "Phase separation and orientational ordering of synthetic Na-fluorohectorite clay particles in saline aqueous suspensions," Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 2008.
  6. D. Kaminski, "The atomic scale role of additives during crystal growth from solution - surface x-ray diffraction studies," Radboud University Nijmegen, 2008.
  7. N. Papen-Botterhuis, "Polymers in nanotechnology - molecular recognition and surface modification," Eindhoven University of Technology, 2008.
  8. C. Müller, "Crystalline-crystalline binary systems of organic opto-electronic applications," ETH Zürich, 2008.
  9. J. B. van Mechelen, "Triacylglycerol structures and the chocolate fat bloom mechanism - A high resolution powder diffraction study," University of Amsterdam, 2008.
  10. R. Pellegrini, "Synthesis, characterization and activity of palladium supported particles for hydrogenation reactions," Università di Torino, 2008.
  11. J. de Wit, "Self-assembly & interactions in 4-vinyl pyridine-based hydrogen-bonded side-chain polymers," Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2008.
  12. J.-W. Housmans, "Flow induced crystallization of isotactic polypropylenes," Eindhoven University of Technology, 2008.
  13. J. Estephane, "Development and structural characterization of well-defined surface-grafted Cr(II) species on siliceous materials as catalysts for olefin polymerization," Università di Torino  and  Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, 2008.
  14. Vittorio Boffa,  “Niobia-silica and silica membranes for gas separation”; University of Twente, NL, (2008); http://dx.doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036526364