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New publication on impedance spectroscopy

Impedance spectroscopy as a process analytical technology (PAT) tool for online monitoring of sucrose crystallization.

New publication on triboelectric separation

Effect of particle-wall interaction on triboelectric separation of fine particles in a turbulent flow

Joint publication with TU Berlin about 3D image analysis of filamentous fungi used in bioprocesses

Cooperation Partner:

  • TU Berlin, Institute of Biotechnology, Department of Applied and Molecular Microbiology
  • TU Munich, Chair of Technical Microbiology

Title: An X-ray microtomography-based method for detailed analysis of the three-dimensional morphology of fungal pellets

New publication on predicting self-diffusion coefficient

Analysis of two common algorithms to compute self-diffusion coefficients in infinite dilution from molecular dynamics simulations and application to n-alkanes (C1 to C35) in water in Fluid Phase Equilibria

Our colleague Moritz Kindlein was awarded third place for the best presentation of the ProcessNet Subject Division Food Technology.

We congratulate our colleague Moritz Kindlein, who was honored at this year's annual meeting of the ProcessNet Subject  Division Food Technology. The annual meeting took place at the Nestle Research Center in Lausanne. He achieved third place with the presentation "Modeling the refining of chocolate and related molecular mechanisms with impact on rheology".

Joint work with the Institute of Biochemical Engineering (TUM) published

"Enhancing the X-ray contrast of polymeric biochromatography particles for three-dimensional imaging"
Journal of Chromatography A

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New open access publication on flotation in cooperation with BASF

Modeling the Separation of Microorganisms in Bioprocesses by Flotation

Interdisciplinary open-access publication on "opinion dynamics"

Population Balance Modeling and Opinion Dynamics - A Mutually Beneficial Liaison?
(DOI: 10.3390/pr6090164)

New publications on filtration

"Decreasing Filter Cake Resistance Using Packing Structures"
 (DOI: 10.1002/ceat.201800254)

"Increasing Wort Flow by Flocculation of Fine Particle Fractions"

 (DOI: 10.23763/BrSc18-09bandelt)

Oral presentations:
Stefan Schmideder, Christoph Kirse, Julia Hofinger, Sascha Rollié, and Heiko Briesen: "Modeling the separation of microorganisms in bioprocesses by flotation"

Michael Kuhn, Christoph Kirse, and Heiko Briesen: "Population balance modeling and opinion dynamics –a mutually beneficial liaison?"

Christoph Kirse and Heiko Briesen: "Fixed pivot technique for solving a  bivariate model of enzymatic depolymerization of branched starch"

Tijana Kovacevic and Heiko Briesen: "A new, area - preserving model of crystal growth and aggregation"

Stefan Schmideder, Tiaan Friedrich, Tijana Kovacevic, Lars Barthel, Philipp Kunz, Vera Meyer, Rudibert King and Heiko Briesen: "Growth of filamentous microorganisms: PBM and experimental determination of rate equations"