Publications by Christian Chmelik

[ 2018 - 2017 ] [ 2016 - 2015 ] [ 2014 - 2013 ] [ 2012 - 2011 ] [ 2010 - 2009 ] [ 2008 - 2007 ] [ until 2006 ]
[ books and chapters ]


M. Avramovska, C. Chmelik, A. Derkowski, A. Fantalkin, D. Freude, J. Haase, V. Hare, J. Kärger, A. Kuligiewicz, M. Moinester: Searching for the Fundamentals of Rehydroxylation Dating of Archaeological Ceramics via NMR and IR Microscopy, J. Am. Ceram. Soc.J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 104 (2021) 5328−5340. (DOI: 10.1111/jace.17753)

C. Chmelik, R. Gläser, J. Haase, S. Hwang, J. Kärger: Application of microimaging to diffusion studies in nanoporous materials, Adsorption 27 (2021) 819−840. (DOI: 10.1007/s10450-020-00279-4)


D. Carter, F.H. Tezel, B. Kruczek, J. Kärger, C. Chmelik: Determination of the Adsorption Isotherms and Transport Diffusivities of Gases in Mixtures inside Zeolitic Crystals Using Infra-Red Micro-Imaging, Methodsx 7 (2020) article 100993. (DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2020.100993)

D. Carter, F.H. Tezel, B. Kruczek, J. Kärger, D. Ruthven, V.R.R. Marthala, C. Chmelik: Equilibrium Isotherms and Transport Diffusivities for CO2 and CO2/N-2 Mixtures in Silicalite Measured by Infra-Red Micro-Imaging, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 300 (2020) article 110172. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2020.110172)


A. Baniani, C. Chmelik, E.M. Forman, L. Fan, K.J. Ziegler, E. Zhou, F. Zhang, R. Lyndon, R.P. Lively and S. Vasenkov: Anomalous Relationship between Molecular Size and Diffusivity of Ethane and Ethylene inside Crystals of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-11, J. Phys. Chem. C (2019) accepted. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b03933)

I. Strauss, A. Mundstock, M. Treger, K. Lange, S. Hwang, C. Chmelik, P. Rusch, N.C. Bigall, T. Pichler, H. Shiozawa and J. Caro: Metal-Organic Framework Co-MOF-74-Based Host-Guest Composites for Resistive Gas Sensing, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11 (2019) 14175 – 14181. (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b22002)

D. Freude, N. Dvoyashkina, S.S. Arzumanov, D.I. Kolokolov, A.G. Stepanov, C. Chmelik, H. Jin, Y.S. Li, J. Kärger and J. Haase: NMR Study of the Host Structure and Guest Dynamics Investigated with Alkane/Alkene Mixtures in Metal Organic Frameworks ZIF-8, J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (2019) 1904 – 1912. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11673)


C. Chmelik, M. Liebau, M. Al-Naji, J. Möllmer, D. Enke, R. Gläser and J. Kärger: One-Shot Measurement of Effectiveness Factors of Chemical Conversion in Porous Catalysts, ChemCatChem 10 (2018) 5602 – 5609. (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201801530)

S. Berens, C. Chmelik, F. Hillman, J. Kärger, H.-K. Jeong and S. Vasenkov: Ethane diffusion in mixed linker zeolitic imidazolate framework-7-8 by pulsed field gradient NMR in combination with single crystal IR microscopy, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (2018) 23967 – 23975. (DOI: 10.1039/C8CP04889D)

S. Hwang, A. Gopalan, M. Hovestadt, F. Piepenbreier, C. Chmelik, M. Hartmann, R.Q. Snurr and J. Kärger: Anomaly in the chain length dependence of n-alkane diffusion in ZIF-4 metal-organic frameworks, Molecules 23 (2018) 668. (DOI: 10.3390/molecules23030668)

S. Hwang, R. Semino, B. Seoane, M. Zahan, C. Chmelik, R. Valiullin, M. Bertmer, J. Haase, F. Kapteijn, J. Gascon, G. Maurin and J. Kärger: Revealing Transient Concentration of CO2 in a Mixed Matrix Membrane by IR Microimaging and Molecular Modeling, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57 (2018) 5156 – 5160. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201713160)


S. Hwang, B. Parditka, C. Cserháti, Z. Erdélyi, R. Gläser, J. Haase, J. Kärger, W. Schmidt, and C. Chmelik: IR Microimaging of Direction-Dependent Uptake in MFI-type Crystals, Chem. Ingen. Techn. 89 (2017) 1686 – 1693. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201700128)

T. Splith, E. Pantatosaki, P.T. Kolokathis, D. Fröhlich, K. Zhang, G. Füldner, C. Chmelik, J. Jinag, S.K. Henninger, F. Stallmach and G.K. Papadopoulos: Molecular Dynamics Phenomena of Water in the Metalorganic Framework MIL-100(Al), as Revealed by Pulsed Field Gradient NMR and Atomistic Simulation, J. Phys. Chem. 121 (2017) 18065 – 18074. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b06240)

T. Chokbunpiam, S. Fritzsche, J. Caro, C. Chmelik, W. Janke and S. Hannongbua: Importance of ZIF-90 Lattice Flexibility on Diffusion, Permeation, and Lattice Structure for an adsorbed H2/CH4 Gas Mixture: A Re-Examination by Gibbs Ensemble Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 10455 – 10462. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05506)


J. Cousin Saint Remi, A. Lauerer, C. Chmelik, I. Vandendael, H. Terryn, G.V. Baron, J.F.M. Denayer and J. Kärger: The role of crystal diversity in understanding mass transfer in nanoporous materials, Nat. Mater. 15 (2016) 401 – 406. (DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4510)

C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: The predictive power of classical transition state theory revealed in diffusion studies with MOF ZIF-8, Micopor. Mesopor. Mater. 225 (2016) 128 – 132. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.11.051)

T. Chokbunpiam, S. Fritzsche, C. Chmelik, J. Caro, W. Janke and S. Hannongbua: Gate Opening, Diffusion, and Adsorption of CO2 and N2 Mixtures in ZIF-8, J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (2016) 23458 – 23468. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05506)

V.T. Phuong, T. Chokbunpiam, S. Fritzsche, T. Remsungnen, T. Rungrotmongkol, C. Chmelik, J. Caro and S. Hannongbua: Methane in zeolitic imidazolate framework ZIF-90: Adsorption and diffusion by molecular dynamics and Gibbs ensemble Monte Carlo, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 235 (2016) 69 – 77. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.06.029)

T. Chokbunpiam, S. Fritzsche, C. Chmelik, J. Caro, W. Janke and S. Hannongbua: Gate opening effect for carbon dioxide in ZIF-8 by molecular dynamics – Confirmed, but at high CO2 pressure, Chem. Phys. Lett. 648 (2016) 178 – 171. (DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2016.01.060)

F. Stallmach, T. Splith, C. Chmelik, G. Füldner, S.K. Henninger, P.T. Kolokathis, E. Pantatosaki and G.K. Papadopoulos: Wasseradsorption und -diffusion in SAPO-34 für die adsorptive Wärmetransformation, Chem. Ingen. Techn. 88 (2016) 372 – 378. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201500140)


C. Chmelik: Characteristic features of molecular transport in MOF ZIF-8 as revealed by IR microimaging, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 216 (2015) 138 – 145. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.05.008)

T. Titze, A. Lauerer, L. Heinke, C. Chmelik, N.E.R. Zimmermann, F.J.  Keil, D.M. Ruthven and J. Kärger: Transport in Nanoporous Materials Including MOFs: The Applicability of Fick’s Laws, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54 (2015) 14580 – 14583. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506954)

A. Lauerer, T. Binder, C. Chmelik, E. Miersemann, J. Haase, D.M. Ruthven and J. Kärger: Uphill diffusion and overshooting in the adsorption of binary mixtures in nanoporous solids, Nat. Comms. 6 (2015) 7697. (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8697)

A. Lauerer, P. Zeigermann, J. Lenzner, C. Chmelik, M. Thommes, R. Valiullin and J. Kärger: Micro-imaging of liquid-vapor phase transition in nano-channels, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 214 (2015) 143 – 148. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.05.005)

P. Schierz, S. Fritzsche, W. Janke, S. Hannongbua, O. Saengsawang, C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: MD simulations of hydrogen diffusion in ZIF-11 with a force field fitted to experimental adsorption data, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 203 (2015) 132 – 138. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.10.031)

M. Goepel, H. Kabir, C. Küster, E. Saraçi, P. Zeigermann, R. Valiullin, C. Chmelik, D. Enke, J. Kärger and R. Gläser: Improving mass-transfer in controlled pore glasses as supports for the platinum-catalyzed aromatics hydrogenation, Catal. Sci. Technol. 5 (2015) 3137 – 3146. (DOI: 10.1039/C4CY01665C)

T. Titze, C. Chmelik, J. Kullmann, L. Prager, E. Miersemann, R. Gläser, D. Enke, J. Weitkamp and J. Kärger: Microimaging of Transient Concentration Profiles of Reactant and Product Molecules during Catalytic Conversion in Nanoporous Materials, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54 (2015) 5060 – 5064. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201409482)

T. Binder, A. Lauerer, C. Chmelik, J. Haase, J. Kärger and D.M. Ruthven: Microimaging of Transient Intracrystalline Concentration Profiles during Two-Component Uptake of Light Hydrocarbon – Carbon Dioxide Mixtures by DDR-Type Zeolites, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 54 (2015) 8997 – 9004. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b02163)


J. Kärger, T. Binder, C. Chmelik, F. Hibbe, H. Krautscheid, R. Krishna and J. Weitkamp: Microimaging of transient guest profiles to monitor Mass transfer in nanoporous materials, Nat. Mater. 13 (2014) 333 – 343. (DOI: 10.1038/nmat3917)

S. Begum, Z. Wang, A. Donnadio, F. Costantino, M. Casciola, R. Valiullin, C. Chmelik, M. Bertmer, J. Kärger, J. Haase and H. Krautscheid: Water-Mediated Proton Conduction in a Robust Triazolyl Phosphonate Metal-Organic Framework with Hydrophilic Nanochannels, Chem. Eur. J. 20 (2014) 8862 – 8866. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402886)

T. Titze, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, J.M. van Baten and R. Krishna: Uncommon Synergy between Adsorption and Diffusion of Hexane Isomer Mixtures in MFI Zeolite Induced by Configurational Entropy Effects, J. Phys. Chem. C 118 (2014) 2660 – 2665. (DOI: 10.1021/jp412526t)

C. Chmelik, A. Mundstock, P.D.C. Dietzel and J. Caro: Idiosyncrasies of Co2(dhtp): In situ-Annealing by Methanol, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 183 (2014) 117 – 123. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2013.09.002)

T. Chokbunpiam, R. Chanajaree, T. Remsungnen, O. Saengsawang, S. Fritzsche, C. Chmelik, J. Caro, W. Janke and S. Hannongbua: N2 in ZIF-8: Sorbate induced structural changes and self-diffusion, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 187 (2014) 1 – 6. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2013.12.012)


T. Binder, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, A. Martinez-Joaristi, J. Gascon, F. Kapteijn and D. Ruthven: A Diffusion Study of Small Hydrocarbons in DDR Zeolites by Micro-Imaging, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 180 (2013) 219 – 228. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2013.06.038)

J. Kärger, C. Chmelik and R. Valiullin: Die innere größe macht's, Physik Journal, 12 (2013) 39 – 45. (article)

T. Chokbunpiam, R. Chanajaree, O. Saengsawang, S. Reimann, C. Chmelik, S. Fritzsche, J. Caro, T. Remsungnen and S. Hannongbua: The Importance of Lattice Flexibility for the Migration of Ethane in ZIF-8: Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 174 (2013) 126 – 134. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2012.12.047)

M.R. Bonilla, T. Titze, F. Schmidt, D. Mehlhorn, C. Chmelik, R. Valiullin, S.K. Bhatia, S. Kaskel, R. Ryoo and J. Kärger: Diffusion Study by IR Micro-Imaging of Molecular Uptake and Release on Mesoporous Zeolites of Structure Type CHA and LTA, Materials 6 (2013) 2662 – 2688. (DOI: 10.3390/ma6072662)

J. Kullmann, C. Küster, T. Titze, C. Chmelik, R. Gläser, D. Enke and L. Prager: Potenzial des IR Micro-Imaging zur In-situ-Untersuchung chemischer Reaktionen in nanoporösen Katalysatoren, Chem. Ingen. Techn. 85 (2013) 1768 – 1773. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201300056)


T. Binder, F. Hibbe, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, A. Martinez-Joaristi, J. Gascon, F. Kapteijn and D.M. Ruthven: Micro-imaging of transient guest profiles in nanoporous host systems of cylindrical symmetry, J. Chem. Phys. 137 (2012) 164704 (DOI: 10.1063/1.4762849)

L. Gueudré, T. Binder, C. Chmelik, F. Hibbe, D.M. Ruthven and J. Kärger: Micro-Imaging by Interference Microscopy: A Case Study of Orientation-Dependent Guest Diffusion in MFI-Type Zeolite Host Crystals, Materials 5 (2012) 721 – 740. (DOI: 10.3390/ma5040721)

F. Hibbe, J. Caro, C. Chmelik, A. Huang, T. Kirchner, D. Ruthven, R. Valiullin and J. Kärger: Monitoring molecular mass transfer in cation-free nanoporous host crystals of type AlPO-LTA, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (2012) 7725 – 7732. (DOI: 10.1021/ja211492b)

C. Chmelik, D. Freude, H. Bux and J. Haase: Ethene/ethane mixture diffusion in the MOF sieve ZIF-8 studied by MAS PFG NMR diffusometry, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 147 (2012) 135 – 141. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2011.06.009)

E. Pantatosaki, G. Megariotis, A.-K. Pusch, C. Chmelik, F. Stallmach and G.K. Papadopoulos: On the Impact of Sorbent Mobility on the Sorbed Phase Equilibria and Dynamics: A Study of Methane and Carbon Dioxide within the Zeolite Imidazolate Framework-8, J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 201 – 207. (DOI: 10.1021/jp207771s)

C. Chmelik, J.M. van Baten and R. Krishna: Hindering effects in diffusion of CO2/CH4 mixtures in ZIF-8 crystals, J. Membr. Sci. 397 – 398 (2012) 87 – 91. (DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2012.01.013)


F. Hibbe, J.M. van Baten, R. Krishna, C. Chmelik, J. Weitkamp and J. Kärger: In-Depth Study of Mass Transfer in Nanoporous Materials by Micro-Imaging, Chem. Ingen. Tech. 83 (2011) 2211 – 2218. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201100167)

F. Hibbe, V.R.R. Marthala, C. Chmelik, J. Weitkamp and J. Kärger: Micro-imaging of transient guest profiles in nanochannels, J. Chem. Phys. 135 (2011) 184201. (DOI: 10.1063/1.3652715)

C. Chmelik, D. Enke, P. Galvosas, O. Gobin, A. Jentys, H. Jobic, J. Kärger, C.B. Krause, J. Kullmann, J. Lercher, S. Naumov, D.M. Ruthven and T. Titze: Nanoporous Glass as a Model System for a Consistency Check of the Different Techniques of Diffusion Measurement, Chem. Phys. Chem. 12 (2011) 1130 – 1134. (DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201100072)

C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: Unprecedented Wealth of Information on Guest Dynamics in Nanoporous Materials from Transient Concentration Profiles, Defect and Diffusion Forum 309-310 (2011) 177 – 194. (DOI: 10.4028/

V.R.R. Marthala, M. Hunger, F. Kettner, H. Krautscheid, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger and J. Weitkamp: Solvothermal Synthesis and Characterization of Large-Crystal All-Silica, Aluminum-, and Boron-Containing Ferrierite Zeolites, Chem. Mater. 23 (2011) 2521 – 2528. (DOI: 10.1021/cm1014898)

F. Hibbe, C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, S. Pramanik, J. Li, D.M. Ruthven, D. Tzoulaki and J. Kärger: The Nature of Surface Barriers on Nanoporous Solids Explored by Microimaging of Transient Guest Distributions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 2804 – 2807. (DOI: 10.1021/ja108625z)

K. Seehamart, C. Chmelik, R. Krishna and S. Fritzsche: Molecular dynamics investigation of the self-diffusion of binary mixture diffusion in the metal-organic framework Zn(tbip) accounting for framework flexibility, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 143 (2011) 125 – 131. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2011.02.018)

L. Hertäg, H. Bux, J. Caro, C. Chmelik, T. Remsungnen, M. Knauth and S. Fritzsche: Diffusion of CH4 and H2 in ZIF-8, J. Membr. Sci. 377 (2011) 36 – 41. (DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2011.01.019)

H. Bux, C. Chmelik, R. Krishna and J. Caro: Ethene/ethane separation by the MOF membrane ZIF-8: Molecular correlation of Permeation, adsorption, diffusion, J. Membr. Sci. 369 (2011) 284 – 289. (DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2010.12.001)

C. Chmelik, H. Bux, H. Voß and J. Caro: Adsorption and diffusion - basis for molecular understanding of permeation through molecular sieve membranes, Chem. Ingen. Techn. 83 (2011) 104 – 112. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201000179)


C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, R. Valiullin and J. Kärger: A new view of diffusion in nanoporous materials, Chem. Ingen. Tech. 82 (2010) 779 – 804. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.201000038)

C. Chmelik, H. Bux, J. Caro, L. Heinke, F. Hibbe, T. Titze and J. Kärger: Mass Transfer in a Nanoscale Material Enhanced by an Opposing Flux, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104 (2010) 085902. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.085902)

K. Seehamart, T. Nanok, J. Kärger, C. Chmelik, R. Krishna and S. Fritzsche:  Investigating the reasons for the significant influence of lattice flexibility on self-diffusivity of ethane in Zn(tbip), Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 130 (2010) 92 – 96. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.10.017)

C. Chmelik, F. Hibbe, D. Tzoulaki, L. Heinke, J. Caro, J. Li and J. Kärger: Exploring the nature of surface barriers on MOF Zn(tbip) by applying IR microscopy in high temporal and spatial resolution Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 129 (2010) 340 – 344. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.06.006)

H. Bux, C. Chmelik, J.M. van Baten, R. Krishna and J. Caro: Novel MOF-membrane for molecular sieving predicted by IR-diffusion studies and molecular modeling, Adv. Mater. 22 (2010) 4741 – 4743. (DOI: 10.1002/adma.201002066)

C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: In situ study on molecular diffusion phenomena in nanoporous catalytic solids, Chem. Soc. Rev. 39 (2010) 4864 – 4884. (DOI: 10.1039/c0cs00100g)

C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: Imaging of transient guest profiles in nanoporous host materials: a new experimental technique to study intra-crystalline diffusion, Adsorption 16 (2010) 515 – 523. (DOI: 10.1007/s10450-010-9264-8)


L. Zhang, C. Chmelik, A.N.C. van Laak, J. Kärger, P.E. de Jongh and K.P. de Jong: Direct assessment of molecular transport in mordenite: dominance of surface resistances Chem. Commun. 7 (2009) 6424 – 6426. (DOI: 10.1039/B914391B)

C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, P. Kortunov, J. Li, D. Olson, D. Tzoulaki, J. Weitkamp and J. Kärger: Ensemble Measurement of Diffusion: Novel Beauty and Evidence Chem. Phys. Chem. 10 (2009) 2623 – 2627. (DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200900489)

C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, J.M. van Baten and R. Krishna: Diffusion of n-butane/iso-butane mixtures in silicalite-1 investigated using infrared (IR) microscopy, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 125 (2009) 11 – 16. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.02.015)

D. Tzoulaki, L. Heinke, H. Lim, J. Li, D. Olson, J. Caro, R. Krishna, C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: Assessing Surface Permeabilities from Transient Guest Profiles in Nanoporous Host Materials, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48 (2009) 3525 – 3528. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.200804785)

D. Tzoulaki, L. Heinke, H. Lim, J. Li, D. Olson, J. Caro, R. Krishna, C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: Bestimmung von Oberflächenpermeabilitäten aus transienten Konzentrationsprofilen in nanoporösen Materialien, Angew. Chem. 121 (2009) 1 – 6.

C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, M. Wiebcke, J. Caro, J.M. van Baten and R. Krishna: Adsorption and diffusion of alkanes in CuBTC crystals investigated using infra-red microscopy and molecular simulations, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 117 (2009) 22 – 32. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2008.06.003)

L. Heinke, D. Tzoulaki, C. Chmelik, F. Hibbe, J.M. van Baten, H. Lim, J. Li, R. Krishna and J. Kärger: Assessing Guest Diffusivities in Porous Hosts from Transient Concentration Profiles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 065901. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.065901)

T. Binder, C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, F. Hibbe, J. Kärger, T. Titze and D. Tzoulaki: The wealth of information from transient guest profiles, Diffusion Fundamentals Online 11 (2009) 16, pp. 1 – 17. (URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:15-qucosa-189371)


C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, J. Kärger, W. Schmidt, D.B. Shah, J.M. van Baten. R. Krishna: Inflection in the loading dependence of the Maxwell–Stefan diffusivity of iso-butane in MFI zeolite, Chem. Phys. Lett. 459 (2008) 141 – 145. (DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2008.05.023)

L. Heinke, C. Chmelik and J. Kärger: Determining the transport diffusivity from intracrystalline concentration profiles, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 174 (2008) 607 – 610. (DOI: 10.1016/S0167-2991(08)80273-X)


C. Chmelik, A. Varma, L. Heinke, D.B. Shah, J. Kärger, F. Kremer, U. Wilczok and W. Schmidt: Effect of Surface Modification on Uptake Rates of Isobutane in MFI Crystals: An Infrared Microscopy Study, Chem. Mater. 19 (2007) 6012 – 6019. (DOI: 10.1021/cm071632o)

L. Heinke, C. Chmelik, P. Kortunov, D.M. Ruthven, D.B. Shah, S. Vasenkov and J. Kärger: Application of Interference Microscopy and IR Microscopy for Characterizing and Investigating the Mass Transport in Nanoporous Materials, Chem. Eng. Technol. 30 (2007) 995 – 1002. (DOI: 10.1002/ceat.200700093)

L. Heinke, C. Chmelik, P. Kortunov, S. Vasenkov, D.M. Ruthven, D.B. Shah and J. Kärger: Anwendung von Interferenz- und IR-Mikroskopie zur Charakterisierung und Untersuchung des Stofftransportes in nanoporösen Materialien, Chem. Ingen. Techn. 79 (2007) 1195 – 1203. (DOI: 10.1002/cite.200700040)

L. Heinke, C. Chmelik, P. Kortunov, D.B. Shah, S. Brandani, D.M. Ruthven and J. Kärger: Analysis of Thermal Effects in Infra-Red and Interference Microscopy: n-Butane-5A and Methanol-Ferrierite Systems, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 104 (2007) 18 – 25. (DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2006.11.017)


P. Kortunov, L. Heinke, S. Vasenkov, C. Chmelik, D.B. Shah, J. Kärger, R.A. Rakoczy, Y. Traa and J. Weitkamp: Internal concentration gradients of guest molecules in nanoporous host materials: Measurement and microscopic analysis, J. Phys. Chem. B 110 (2006) 23821 – 23828. (DOI: 10.1021/jp065112c)


P. Kortunov, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, R.A. Rakozy, D.M. Ruthven, Y. Traa, S. Vasenkov and J. Weitkamp: Sorption Kinetics and Intracrystalline Diffusion of Methanol in Ferrierite: An Example of Disguised Kinetics, Adsorption 11 (2005) 235 – 244. (DOI: 10.1007/s10450-005-5396-7)

C. Chmelik, P. Kortunov, S. Vasenkov and J. Kärger: Internal Transport Resistances and their Influence on Diffusion in Zeolites as Traced by Microscopic Measuring Techniques, Adsorption 11 (2005) 455 – 460. (DOI: 10.1007/s10450-005-5967-7)


P. Kortunov, S. Vasenkov, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger, D.M. Ruthven and J. Wloch: Influence of defects on the external crystal surface on molecular uptake into MFI-type zeolites, Chem. Mat. 16 (2004) 3552 – 3558. (DOI: 10.1021/cm0401645)

J. Kärger, C. Chmelik, E. Lehmann and S. Vasenkov: Monitoring the Intracrystalline Distribution of Guest Molecules in Zeolites, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 154 (2004) 1791 – 1796. (DOI: 10.1016/S0167-2991(04)80710-9)


E. Lehmann, C. Chmelik, H. Scheidt, S. Vasenkov, B. Staudte, J. Kärger, F. Kremer, G. Zadrozna and J. Kornatowski: Regular inter-growth in the AFI-type crystals: Influence on the intracrystalline adsorbate distribution as observed by interference and FTIR-microscopy, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124 (2002) 8690 – 8692. (DOI: 10.1021/ja026400z)

Book Chapters and Edited Books

C. Chmelik, J. Caro, D. Freude, J. Haase, R. Valiullin and J. Kärger: Diffusive Spreading of Molecules in Nanoporous Materials, in "Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society"; A. Bunde, J. Caro, J. Kärger and G. Vogl (Eds.), pp. 171-202 and
A. Bunde, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger and G. Vogl: Spreading Fundamentals, in "Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society"; A. Bunde, J. Caro, J. Kärger and G. Vogl (Eds.), pp. 11-25; Springer International Publishing, 2018. (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67798-9)

C. Chmelik, D.M. Ruthven and J. Kärger: Studying Diffusion and Mass Transfer at the Microscale, in "Nanoporous Materials: Advanced Techniques for Characterization, Modeling and Processing"; N. Kanellopoulos (Ed.), pp. 53-94; Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, Boca Raton, 2011. (DOI: 10.1201/b10610-4)

C. Chmelik, N. Kanellopoulos, J. Kärger and D. Theodorou (Eds.): Diffusion Fundamentals III, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, Leipzig, 2009. (ISBN: 978-3-86583-387-7)

T. Binder, C. Chmelik, L. Heinke, F. Hibbe, J. Kärger, T. Titze and D. Tzoulaki: The wealth of information from transient guest profiles, in "Diffusion Fundamentals III"; C. Chmelik, N. Kanellopoulos, J. Kärger and D. Theodorou (Eds.), pp. 205 – 221, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, Leipzig, 2009. (URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:15-qucosa-189371)

S. Brandani, C. Chmelik, J. Kärger and R. Volpe (Eds.): Diffusion Fundamentals II, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, Leipzig, 2007. (ISBN: 978-3-86583-209-2)

C. Chmelik, E. Lehmann, S. Vasenkov, B. Staudte and J. Kärger: Application of Interference and IR Microscopy for Studies of Intracrystalline Molecular Transprot in AFI Type Zeolites, in "Fluid Transport in Nanoporous Materials"; W.C. Conner and J. Fraissard (Eds.), pp. 575 – 581, Springer, Dordrecht, 2006. (DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-4382-1_27)