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Recent Publications

  1. Piqueras S, Füchtner S, Rocha de Oliveira R, Gómez-Sánchez A, Jelavić S, Keplinger T, de Juan A, Thygesen LG. Understanding the formation of heartwood in larch using synchrotron infrared imaging combined with multivariate analysis and atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy. Front. Plant Sci. 2020;10:1701 (15 pp.). Available from:
  2. Schubert M, Kläusler O. Applying machine learning to predict the tensile shear strength of bonded beech wood as a function of the composition of polyurethane prepolymers and various pretreatments. Wood Sci. Technol. 2020;54(1):19-29. Available from:
  3. Morris H, Hietala AM, Jansen S, Ribera J, Rosner S, Salmeia KA, Schwarze FWMR. Using the CODIT model to explain secondary metabolites of the xylem in defence systems of temperate trees to decay fungi. Ann. Bot. 2020;125(5):701-720. Available from:
  4. Lämmlein SL, Van Damme B, Mannes D, Schwarze FWMR, Burgert I. Violin varnish induced changes in the vibro-mechanical properties of spruce and maple wood. Holzforschung. 2020. Available from:
  5. Tu K, Puértolas B, Adobes-Vidal M, Wang Y, Sun J, Traber J, Burgert I, Pérez-Ramírez J, Keplinger T. Green synthesis of hierarchical metal-organic framework/wood functional composites with superior mechanical properties. Adv. Sci. 2020;7(7):1902897 (9 pp.). Available from:
  6. Festa G, Lämmlein SL, Senesi R, Price J, Chiesa C, Scatigno C, Mannes D, Arcidiacono L, Robinson RA, Andreani C. Effect of coating systems as a barrier to humidity for lutherie woods studied by neutron radiography. J. Cult. Herit. 2020:(6 pp.). Available from:
  7. De France KJ, D'Emilio E, Cranston ED, Geiger T, Nyström G. Dual physically and chemically crosslinked regenerated cellulose – gelatin composite hydrogels towards art restoration. Carbohydr. Polym. 2020;234:115885 (10 pp.). Available from:
  8. Han L, Tian X, Keplinger T, Zhou H, Li R, Svedström K, Burgert I, Yin Y, Guo J. Even visually intact cell walls in waterlogged archaeological wood are chemically deteriorated and mechanically fragile: a case of a 170 year-old shipwreck. Molecules. 2020;25(5):1113 (16 pp.). Available from:
  9. De France K, Zeng Z, Wu T, Nyström G. Functional materials from nanocellulose: utilizing structure-property relationships in bottom-up fabrication. Adv. Mater. 2020. Available from:
  10. Mahrt F, Alpert PA, Dou J, Grönquist P, Arroyo PC, Ammann M, Lohmann U, Kanji ZA. Aging induced changes in ice nucleation activity of combustion aerosol as determined by near edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) spectroscopy. Environ. Sci. Process. Impacts. 2020;22(4):895-907. Available from:
  11. Zeng Z, Jiang F, Yue Y, Han D, Lin L, Zhao S, Zhao Y-B, Pan Z, Li C, Nyström G, Wang J. Flexible and ultrathin waterproof cellular membranes based on high-conjunction metal-wrapped polymer nanofibers for electromagnetic interference shielding. Adv. Mater. 2020. Available from:
  12. Hausmann MK, Hauser A, Siqueira G, Libanori R, Vehusheia SL, Schuerle S, Zimmermann T, Studart AR. Cellulose-based microparticles for magnetically controlled optical modulation and sensing. Small. 2020;16(1):1904251 (8 pp.). Available from:
  13. Hausmann MK, Siqueira G, Libanori R, Kokkinis D, Neels A, Zimmermann T, Studart AR. Complexshaped cellulose composites made by wet densification of 3D printed scaffolds. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020;30(4):1904127 (11 pp.). Available from:
  14. Tran-Ly AN, Ribera J, Schwarze FWMR, Brunelli M, Fortunato G. Fungal melanin-based electrospun membranes for heavy metal detoxification of water. Sustain. Mater. Technologies. 2020;23:e00146 (10 pp.). Available from:
  15. Zeng Z, Wu T, Han D, Ren Q, Siqueira G, Nyström G. Ultralight, flexible, and biomimetic nanocellulose/silver nanowire aerogels for electromagnetic interference shielding. ACS Nano. 2020;14(3):2927-2938. Available from:



  • Method for manufacturing hydrophilic cellulosic nanofibers in non polar environments and materials comprising such nanofiber (international)
  • Décor papers with reduced amount of pigments and production there of (international)
  • Mineralized wood materials and methods providing mineralized wood materials (european)
  • UV-stable and super-hydrophobic wood surface (international)
  • Multi-repellent wood veneer and paper surface coating (international)
  • Light harvesting photovoltaic device (international)
  • Superior antagonistic Trichoderma species for preserving plant material and wood products (international)
  • Verfahren zur Verbesserung der akustischen Eigenschaften von Fichten-Klangholz (International)
  • Wood modification (international)

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