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Development of selective sorbent materials for the determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment
(Universität Ulm, 2016-11-21)
In this thesis, synthesis of molecularly imprinted polymers with molecular recognition for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as well as the application of the polymers as pre-concentration and clean-up sorbents in the ...
Protein aggregation during bioprocessing of monoclonal antibodies in mammalian cell culture
(Universität Ulm, 2017-02-23)
Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are successful biopharmaceuticals playing an important role in the treatment of cancer, autoimmunity and inflammatory diseases. Mammalian cells are the dominant system for the recombinant ...
Chemical and structural analysis of Xylella fastidiosa biofilm formation
(Universität Ulm, 2018-03-20)
Xylella fastidiosa (Xf) is a gram-negative phytopathogen bacterium that affects the xylem vessels of citrus, olives, grapevines, coffee, almonds among many other plants by vascular occlusion [1–3]. Diseases such as citrus ...
Design and synthesis of submicron polymer particles for the selective capture of proteases
(Universität Ulm, 2017-03-07)
The design of biomimetic synthetic receptors capable of mimicking the molecular recognition properties of antibodies is of significant interest for the application in many analytical methods. The selective binding of ...
Mid-infrared sensors for environmental monitoring
(Universität Ulm, 2017-01-20)
The presented cumulative thesis is focused on the development of mid-infrared sensors and their application in environmental monitoring scenarios. This thesis is based on five peer-reviewed journal articles, and includes ...
Aggregation during biopharmaceutical production of antibodies induced by UV radiation and interface exposure
(Universität Ulm, 2017-05-05)
In the manufacturing process of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) aggregate formation is a crucial problem. Proteins tend to aggregate due to several stress conditions during processing and storage. This may reduce ...
Thin-film waveguide technology towards mid-infrared lab-on-chip systems
(Universität Ulm, 2017-05-12)
This cumulative thesis focuses on the development of thin-film waveguide technologies and their application for chem/bio sensors in food and feed quality monitoring scenarios. The thesis is based on seven peer-reviewed ...
Sensors for harsh environments using infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy
(Universität Ulm, 2018-12-19)
This cumulative thesis is based on five peer-reviewed publications and one conference contribution/proceedings. Three of the manuscripts discuss in-situ infrared spectroscopic studies on gas hydrates, while two additional ...
Optimizing the design of GaAs/AlGaAs thin-film waveguides for integrated mid-infrared sensors
(Universität Ulm, 2016-06)
Optical simulations of GaAs/AlGaAs thin-film waveguides were performed for investigating the dependence of the modal behavior on waveguide geometry and the resulting analytical sensitivity. Simulations were performed for ...
Simultaneous determination of monoatomic ions via infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy in aqueous solution at different temperatures
(Universität Ulm, 2016)
In this study, monoatomic and thus IR-inactive ions were determined via infrared attenuated total reflection (IR-ATR) spectroscopy including Cl(-), Na(+), Mg(2+), Ca(2+), K(+) and Br(-), next to the IR-active ion [Formula: ...