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List of publications from Applied Nano Chemistry

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

P.O. Käll, J. Grins, M. Fahlman, F. Söderlind, "Synthesis, structure determination and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy characterisation of a polymeric silver(I) nicotinic acid complex, H[Ag(py-3-CO2)2]", Polyhedron, 20 (2001) 2747.

Z. Wang, X. Hu, P.O. Käll, U. Helmersson, "High Li+-Ion Storage Capacity and Double-Electrochromic Behaviour of Sol-Gel-Derived Iron Oxide Thin Films with Sulfate Residues", Chemistry of Materials, 13 (2001) 1976.

Z. Wang, U. Helmersson, P.O. Käll, "Optical properties of anatase TiO2 thin films prepared by aqueous sol-gel process at low temperature", Thin Solid Films, 405 (2002) 50.

V.M. Kugler, F. Söderlind, D. Music, U. Helmersson, J. Andreasson, T. Lindbäck,
"Low temperature growth and characterization of (Na,K)NbOx thin films", Journal of Crystal Growth, 254 (2003) 400-404.

V.M. Kugler, F. Söderlind, D. Music, U. Helmersson, J. Andreasson, T. Lindbäck, "Microstructure/ dielectric properties relationship of low temperature synthesized (Na,K)NbOx thin films", Journal of Crystal Growth 262 (2004) 322-326.

F. Söderlind, H. Pedersen, R. M. Petoral Jr, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal, "Synthesis and characterisation of Gd2O3 nanocrystals functionalised by organic acids", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 288 (2005) 140-148.

F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, U. Helmersson, "Sol-gel Synthesis and charcterisation of Na0.5K0.5NbO3 thin films", Journal of Crystal Growth 281 (2005) 468-474.

H. Pedersen, F. Söderlind, R. M. Petoral Jr., K. Uvdal, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, "Surface interactions between Y2O3 nanocrystals and organic molecules - an experimental and quantum chemical study",
Surface Science 592 (2005) 124-140.

A. Salomonsson, S. Roy, Ch. Aulin, J. Cerdà, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, M. Strand, A. Lloyd Spetz, "Nanoparticles for long term stable, more selective MISiCFET gas sensors", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemistry, 107 (2005) 831-838.

M. Engström, A. Klasson, H. Pedersen, C. Vahlberg, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal, "High proton relaxivity of gadolinium oxide nanoparticles", Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine 19 (2006) 180-186.

L. Ojamäe, Ch. Aulin, H. Pedersen, P.O. Käll, "IR and quantum-chemical studies of carboxylic acid and glycine adsorption on rutile TiO2", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 296 (2006) 71-78.


A. Salomonsson, R. Petoral, Ch. Aulin, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, M. Strand, M. Sanati, A. Lloyd-Spetz,
"Nanocrystalline Ruthenium oxide and Ruthenium in sensing applications - an experimental and theoretical study", Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 8 (2006) 899-910.

S. Roy, A. Salomonsson, A. Lloyd-Spetz, Ch. Aulin, P.O Käll, L. Ojamäe, M. Strand, M. Sanati,
"Metal oxide nanoparticles as novel gate materials for field-effect gas sensors", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 21 (2006) 275-278.

D. Lutic, M. Strand, A. Lloyd-Spetz, K. Buchholt, E. Ieva, P.O. Käll, M. Sanati, "Catalytic properties of oxide nanoparticles applied in gas sensors", Topics in Catalysis 45 (2007) 105-109.

M.A. Fortin, R.M. Petoral Jr, F. Söderlind, A. Klasson, M. Engström, T. Veres, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal,
"Polyethylene glycol-covered ultra-small Gd2O3 nanoparticles for positive contrast at 1.5 T magnetic resonance clinical scanning", Nanotechnology 18 (2007) 395501.

F. Söderlind, M.A. Fortin, R.M. Petoral Jr., A. Klasson, T. Veres, M. Engström, K. Uvdal, P.O. Käll,
"Colloidal synthesis and characterisation of ultrasmall perovskite GdFeO3 nanocrystals",  Nanotechnology 19 (2008) 085608.

A. Klasson, M. Ahrén, E. Hellqvist, F. Söderlind, A. Rosén, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal, M. Engström, "Positive MRI contrast enhancement in THP-1 cells with Gd2O3 Nanoparticles", Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging 3 (2008) 106-111.

E. Ieva, K. Buchholt, L. Colaianni, N. Cioffi, L. Sabbatini, G.C. Capitani, A. Lloyd Spetz, P.O. Käll, L. Torsi, "Au Nanoparticles as Gate Material for NO_x Field Effect Capacitive Sensors", Sensor Letters, 6 (2008) 577-584.


F. Söderlind, L. Selegård, P. Nordblad, K. Uvdal, P.O. Käll, "Sol-gel synthesis and characterization of polycrystalline GdFeO3 and Gd3Fe5O12 thin films", Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 49 (2009) 253-259.


J. Eriksson, V. Khranovskyy, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, R. Yakimova, A. Lloyd Spetz, "ZnO nanoparticles or ZnO films: A comparison of the gas sensing capabilities", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemistry, 137 (2009) 94-102.


R.M. Petoral Jr., F. Söderlind, A. Klasson, A. Suska, M.A. Fortin, N. Abrikossova, L. Selegård, P.O. Käll, M. Engström, K. Uvdal, "Synthesis and characterization of Tb3+ doped Gd2O3 nanocrystals: A bifunctional material with fluorescent labeling and MRI contrast agent properties", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009) 6913-6920.

A. Lenz, L. Selegård, F. Söderlind, A. Larsson, P.O. Holtz, K. Uvdal, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, "ZnO nanoparticles functionalized with organic acids: an experimental and quantum-chemical study",  Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009) 17332-17341.

R. Becker, B. Liedberg, P.O. Käll, "CTAB promoted synthesis of Au nanorods - temperature effects and stability considerations", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 343 (2010) 25-35 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2009.10.075

R. Becker, F. Söderlind, B. Liedberg, P.O. Käll, "Synthesis of silver nanowires in aqueous solutions", Materials Letters 64 (2010) 956-958, doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2010.01.072

M. Ahrén, L. Selegård, A. Klasson, F. Söderlind, N. Abrikossova, C. Skoglund, T. Bengtsson, M. Engström, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal, "Synthesis and characterization of PEGylated Gd2O3 nanoparticles for MRI contrast enhancement", Langmuir 26 (2010) 5753-62  doi:10.1021/la903566y

L. Selegård, V. Khranovskyy, F. Söderlind, C. Vahlberg, M. Ahrén, P.O. Käll, R. Yakimova, K. Uvdal, "Biotinylation of ZnO nanoparticles and thin films - a two step surface functionalization study" , ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7 (2010) 2128-2135  10.1021/am100374z

H. Gustafsson, M. Ahrén, F. Söderlind, J.M. Córdoba Gallego, P.O. Käll, P. Nordblad, P.O. Westlund, K. Uvdal, M. Engström, "Magnetic and electron spin relaxation properties of (GdxY1-x)2O3 nanoparticles synthesized by the combustion method. Increased electron spin relaxation times with increasing yttrium content", J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 5469–5477

J. Kanungo, M. Andersson, Z. Darmastutti, S. Basu, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, A. Lloyd Spetz, "SiC-FET methanol sensor development", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemistry, 160 (2011) 72-78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2011.07.015

Y. Khan, S. Hussain, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, M.A. Abbasi, S.K. Durrani, "Honeycomb ß-Ni(OH)2 films grown on 3D nickel foam substrate at low temperature", Materials Letters 69 (2012) 37-40, 10.1016/j.matlet.2011.11.058

M. Ahrén, L. Selegård, F. Söderlind, M. Linares, J. Kauczor, P. Norman, P.O. Käll, K. Uvdal, "A simple polyol free synthesis route to Gd2O3 nanoparticles for MRI applications: an experimental and theoretical study", J. Nanoparticle Res. (2012) 14:1006, DOI 10.1007/s11051-012-1006-2

Y. Khan, S.T. Hussain, F. Söderlind,  P.O. Käll, M. A. Abbasi "On the decoration of 3D nickel foam with single crystal ZnO nanorod arrays and their cathodoluminiscence study", Materials Letters, 90 (2013) 126-130

M.A. Ballem, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, M. Odén, "Growth of Gd2O3 nanoparticles inside mesoporous silica frameworks", Microporous & Mesoporous Materials 168 (2013) 221-224

Z. Darmastuti, P. Bhattacharyya, M. Andersson, J. Kanungo, S. Basu, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, A. Lloyd-Spetz, "SiC-FET Methanol Sensors for Process Control and Leakage Detection", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 178 (2013) 385-394


Conference papers

S. Roy, A. Salmonsson, A. Lloyd-Spetz, Ch. Aulin, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, M. Strand, M. Sanati, "Metal oxide Nanoparticles as Novel Gate Materials for Field-Effect Gas Sensors", Int. Symp.Advanced Materials Processing (ISAMAP2K4), 6-8 December 2004, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India

A. Salomonsson, S. Roy, Ch. Aulin, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, M. Strand, M. Sanati, A. Lloyd-Spetz, "RuO2 and Ru nanoparticles for MISiC-FET gas sensors", Proc. Nanotech 2005 (NSTI) Anaheim, USA, 8-12 May, 2005, Vol. 2, pp. 269-272

M. Strand, A. Salomonsson, J. Einvall, C. Aulin, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, A. Lloyd Spetz, M. Sanati,
"Nanoparticles as sensing material for selective and stable SiC-FET gas sensor", Proceedings European Aerosol Conference 2005, Editor M. Maenhaut, Ghent, Belgium, 28 Aug – 2 Sep, pp. 735.

D. Lutic, M. Strand, A. Salomonsson, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, A. Lloyd Spetz, M. Sanati, "In2O3 particle films as gate material for MISiC-capacitor sensors", NOSA2005, Göteborg, Sweden.

M.A. Fortin, R.M. Petoral Jr, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, M. Engström, K. Uvdal,
"Synthesis of gadolinium oxide nanoparticles as a contrast agent in MRI", Trends in Nanotechnology Grenoble, Schweiz 2006.

K. Buchholt, E. Ieva, P.O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, L. Torsi, D. Lutic, M. Strand, M. Sanati, A. Lloyd Spetz,
"FET devices with gold nanoparticle gate material as nitrogen oxide gas sensors", Proc. E-MRS 2006, Nice France, May 29- June 1, 2006.

D. Lutic, M. Strand, A. Lloyd-Spetz, K. Buchholt, E. Ieva, P.O. Käll, M. Sanati, "Sensor properties of indium oxide due to catalytic interactions of nanoparticles with gases", Conference in Trondheim, 2006

K. Buchholt, E. Ieva, B. Johansson, P.O. Käll, L. Torsi, A. Lloyd Spetz, "SiC-Field Effect Gas Sensor using Au as Gate Material for NOx sensing", The 11th Meeting on Chemical Sensors, July 16-19, 2006, Brescia, Italy

M. Strand, A. Salomonsson, J. Einvall, C. Aulin, L. Ojamäe, P.O. Käll, A. Lloyd Spetz, M. Sanati,
"Nanoparticles as sensing material for selective and stable SiC-FET gas sensor", Proc. European Aerosol Conference 2005, Ghent, Belgium, 28 Aug – 2 Sep, 2006, p. 735.

E. Ieva, N. Cioffi, L. Torsi, L. Sabbatini, P. G. Zambonin, P.O. Käll, A. Lloyd-Spetz, "Nanoparticelle di oro come materiali attivi in capacitori impiegati come sensori di gas", Florence, Italy, 10-15 September 2006

A. Lloyd Spetz, K. Buchholt, D. Lutic, M. Strand, P.O. Käll, M. Sanati, R. Yakimova, "Multifunctional Chemical Sensors based on Wide Band Gap Materials", MRS Spring Meeting 2007, San Francisco, USA, (V2.1)

E. Ieva, K. Buchholt, L. Colaianni, N. Cioffi, I.D. van der Werf, A. Lloyd Spetz, P.O. Käll, L. Torsi,
"Gold Nanoparticle Sensors For Environmental Pollutant Monitoring", IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces, 26-27 June 2007, Bari, Italy.

K. Buchholt, E. Ieva, L. Torsi, N. Cioffi, L. Colaianni, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, A. Lloyd Spetz,  "A comparison between the use of Pd- and Au-nanoparticles as sensing layers in a field effect NOx-sensitive sensor", 2nd International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST, November 26-27, 2007, Palmerston North, New Zealand, pp. 87-92

A. Lloyd-Spetz, J. Eriksson, S. Ehrler, V. Khranovskyy, R. Yakimova, P.O. Käll, "Gas sensors based on ZnO nanoparticles or film: A comparison", IMCS122008

A. Lloyd-Spetz, R. Pearce, L. Hedin, V. Khranovskyy, F. Söderlind, P.O. Käll, R. Yakimova, K. Uvdal
"New transducer material concepts for biosensors and surface functionalization", Proc. SPIE 7362 (2009)

R. Pearce, F. Söderlind, A. Hagelin, PO Käll, R. Yakimova, A. Lloyd Spetz, E. Becker, M. Skoglundh, "Effect of Water vapour on Gallium doped Zinc Oxide nanoparticle sensor gas response", 2009 IEEE SENSORS, VOLS 1-3 (2009) 1952-1956

Z. Darmastuti, P. Bhattacharyya, M. Andersson, J. Kanungo, S. Basu, P.-O. Käll, L. Ojamäe, A. Lloyd Spetz, "SiC-FET Sensors for Methanol Leakage Detection", IMCS, May 2012

Technical reports

D. Lawrence and P.O. Käll,
Treatment of Process Water Through Non-Chemical Methods: Removal of Heavy Metals and Organic Material,
IFM/Chemistry, LiTH, December 2001

D. Lawrence and P.O. Käll,
Preliminary Analysis of Metals Removal Techniques from the Fines Fraction of Contaminated Soils,
IFM/Chemistry, LiTH, September, 2002

F. Söderlind and P.O. Käll,
Sol-Gel Synthesis of ferroelectric Na0.5K0.5NbO3 Thin Films,
IFM/Chemistry, LiTH, November, 2002.

Doctoral and Licentiat Thesises

Fredrik Söderlind
Colloidal Synthesis and Characterisation of (a) Na0.5K0.5NbO3 Thin Films; and (b) Functionalised Gd2O3 Nanocrystals.
Licentiat Thesis No. 1115, Linköping 2004

Henrik Pedersen
Experimental and quantum-chemical studies of the surface interactions between organic molecules and nanocrystals of (a) RE2O3 (RE = Y or Gd); and (b) TiO2.
Licentiat Thesis No. 1198, Linköping 2005

Fredrik Söderlind
Colloidal Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals and Thin Films
Dissertation No. 1182, Linköping 2008


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