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Gspann

Thurid Gspann

Project Manager Nanomaterials and Standardisation
Phone: +49 721 608-28611
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Biography

Current Position since 2020
Project lead in the NanoMat Cluster, Main tasks: Standardisation of NanoMaterials

Projects: Graphene Flagship, Iso-G-SCoPe, Ensemble3

Professional Career
2011 – 2019: Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, UK

2016 – 2017: Scientific Consulting for Industry

2014 – 2017: Visiting Scientist (1 month/year) at National University Singapore, SG

2009 – 2010: Research Assistant at the Institute for Applied Computer Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

2006 – 2009: Doctoral Thesis at the Institute for Applied Computer Science at the former
Research Centre Karlsruhe (FZK), now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Education
2011 Doctor of Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (TH)

2005 Diplom-Ingenieur (Master of Engineering), University of Karlsruhe (TH)

 

Publications


Journal Articles
Quantifying alignment in carbon nanotube yarns and similar two‐dimensional anisotropic systems.
Kaniyoor, A.; Gspann, T.; Mizen, J. E.; Elliott, J. A.
2021. Journal of applied polymer science, Art.-Nr.: 50939. doi:10.1002/app.50939Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Catalyst‐mediated enhancement of carbon nanotube textiles by laser irradiation: Nanoparticle sweating and bundle alignment.
Gspann, T.; Kaniyoor, A.; Tan, W.; Kloza, P. A.; Bulmer, J. S.; Mizen, J.; Divitini, G.; Terrones, J.; Tune, D.; Cook, J. D.; Smail, F. R.; Elliott, J. A.
2021. Catalysts, 11 (3), 1–30. doi:10.3390/catal11030368Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
High Resolution On‐Demand Nanostructures.
Schneider, N.; Gspann, T.; Kolew, A.; Schneider, M.; Leuthold, J.; Worgull, M.
2020. Physica status solidi / A, 217 (20), Art.Nr. 1900688. doi:10.1002/pssa.201900688
A comparative study of the tensile failure of carbon nanotube, Dyneema and carbon fibre tows over six orders of strain rate.
Gspann, T.; Ngern, N. H. H.; Kiley, P. J.; McKeown, P. A.; Bulmer, J. S.; Windle, A. H.; Tan, V. B. C.; Elliott, J. A.
2020. Carbon, 164, 407–421. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2020.03.051
Forecasting continuous carbon nanotube production in the floating catalyst environment.
Bulmer, J. S.; Kaniyoor, A.; Gspann, T.; Mizen, J.; Ryley, J.; Kiley, P.; Ratering, G.; Sparreboom, W.; Bauhuis, G.; Stehr, T.; Oudejans, D.; Sparkes, M.; O’Neill, B.; Elliott, J. A.
2020. The chemical engineering journal, 390, Art.-Nr.: 124497. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2020.124497
Extreme stretching of high G:D ratio carbon nanotube fibers using super-acid.
Bulmer, J. S.; Mizen, J. E.; Gspann, T. S.; Kaniyoor, A.; Ryley, J. B.; Kiley, P. J.; Sparkes, M. R.; O’Neill, B.; Elliott, J. A.
2019. Carbon, 153, 725–736. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.061
High throughput production of single-wall carbon nanotube fibres independent of sulfur-source.
Kaniyoor, A.; Bulmer, J.; Gspann, T.; Mizen, J.; Ryley, J.; Kiley, P.; Terrones, J.; Miranda-Reyes, C.; Divitini, G.; Sparkes, M.; O’Neill, B.; Windle, A.; Elliott, J. A.
2019. Nanoscale, 11 (39), 18483–18495. doi:10.1039/C9NR06623C
The mechanical and electrical properties of direct-spun carbon nanotube mats.
Stallard, J. C.; Tan, W.; Smail, F. R.; Gspann, T.; Boies, A. M.; Fleck, N. A.
2018. Extreme mechanics letters, 21, 65–75. doi:10.1016/j.eml.2018.03.003Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Triboluminescence flashes from high-speed ruptures in carbon nanotube Macro-Yarns.
Gspann, T. S.; Ngern, N. H. H.; Fowler, A.; Windle, A. H.; Tan, V. B. C.; Elliott, J. A.
2018. Materials letters, 213, 298–302. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2017.11.066
Photonic Sorting of Aligned, Crystalline Carbon Nanotube Textiles.
Bulmer, J. S.; Gspann, T. S.; Orozco, F.; Sparkes, M.; Koerner, H.; Di Bernardo, A.; Niemiec, A.; Robinson, J. W. A.; Koziol, K. K.; Elliott, J. A.; O’Neill, W.
2017. Scientific reports, 7 (1), Art.-Nr.: 12977. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-12605-yFull textFull text of the publication as PDF document
High thermal conductivities of carbon nanotube films and micro-fibres and their dependence on morphology.
Gspann, T. S.; Juckes, S. M.; Niven, J. F.; Johnson, M. B.; Elliott, J. A.; White, M. A.; Windle, A. H.
2017. Carbon, 114, 160–168. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2016.12.006
The measurement of properties in carbon nanotube yarns.
Elliott, J.; Gspann, T.; Terrones, J.; Windle, A.
2017. WSEAS transactions on applied and theoretical mechanics, 12, 33–40
Aligned carbon nanotube–epoxy composites: the effect of nanotube organization on strength, stiffness, and toughness.
Mikhalchan, A.; Gspann, T.; Windle, A.
2016. Journal of materials science, 51 (22), 10005–10025. doi:10.1007/s10853-016-0228-6
Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube fibres: St Venant’s principle at the limit and the role of imperfections.
Gspann, T. S.; Montinaro, N.; Pantano, A.; Elliott, J. A.; Windle, A. H.
2015. Carbon, 93, 1021–1033. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.065
CNT fibres - yarns between the extremes.
Gspann, T. S.; Montinaro, N.; Windle, A. H.
2015. MRS online proceedings library, 1752, 117–123. doi:10.1557/opl.2015.251
Stress Transfer within CNT Fibres: A FEA Approach.
Montinaro, N.; Gspann, T. S.; Pantano, A.; Elliott, J. A.; Windle, A. H.
2015. Procedia engineering, 109, 435–440. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.06.258
Conference Papers
Carbon Nanotube Assemblies and their Composites: Mechanical Properties.
Windle, A.; Gspann, T.; Mikhalchan, A.
2016. Global Nanotechnology Congress and Expo. 4th Scientific Federation Conference, April 21-23, 2016, Dubai, UAE, Scientific Federation
Presentations
Triboluminescence in Carbon Nanotube Macrostructures.
Gspann, T.; Ngern, N.; Fowler, A.; Windle, A.; Tan, V.; Elliott, J.
2017, August 31. NanoteC: Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2017), Nantes, France, August 30–September 2, 2017
Feedback Loop on Floating Catalyst CVD Reactor: Micro-fluidic Control and Contactless Electromagnetic Monitoring.
Bulmer, J.; Gspann, T.; Kaniyoor, A.; Ussi, F.; Ryley, J.; Mizen, J.; Sparkes, M.; Elliott, J.; O’Neil, B.
2017, June 30. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2017), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 25–30, 2017
Ultra-High Long Gauge Length Thermal Conductivities of Carbon Nanotube Fibres and their Dependence on Morphology.
Gspann, T.; Juckes, S.; Niven, J.; Johnson, M.; Elliott, J.; White, M. A.; Windle, A.
2017, June 26. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2017), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 25–30, 2017
The Role of Carbonaceous Coating for Anchoring of Carbon Nanotube Bundles.
Gspann, T.; Mikhalchan, A.; Bulmer, J.; Kaniyoor, A.; Terrones, J.; Windle, A.; Elliott, J.
2017, April 11. Faraday Joint Interest Group Conference (2017), Warwick, United Kingdom, April 11–13, 2017
Carbon Nanotube Fibres - Yarns between the Extremes.
Gspann, T.; Montinaro, N.; Elliott, J.; Windle, A.
2015, July 9. Seminarvortrag, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (2015), Singapore, Singapore, July 9, 2015
Carbon Nanotube Fibres - Tailoring Properties with Nanocarbons.
Gspann, T.; Montinaro, N.; Elliott, J.; Windle, A.
2015, June. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2015), Singapore, Singapore, June 28–July 3, 2015
Tensile Strength of CNT Fibres - Between Super-Lubricity and Space Elevator.
Gspann, T.; Montinaro, N.; Windle, A.
2014, December 3. MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit (2014), Boston, MA, USA, November 30–December 5, 2014
Carbon Nanotube Fibres: High performance fibres directly spun from the gas phase.
Gspann, T.; Windle, A.
2014, May 26. Bosch Carbon Workshop, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (2014), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 26, 2014
Direct Carbon Nanotube Fibre Spinning - Improvements of Fibre Purity and Tensile Properties by better Process Control.
Gspann, T.; Windle, A.
2014, January 24. Seminarvortrag, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (2014), Singapore, Singapore, January 24, 2014
Reduzierung co-synthetisierter Verunreinigungen in CNT-Fasern durch Kontrolle des Reaktor-Strömungsprofils.
Gspann, T.; Smail, F.; Windle, A.
2013, February 21. Jahreskongress Innovationsallianz Carbon Nanotubes (Inno.CNT 2013), Fellbach, Germany, February 20–21, 2013
Impurity control in CNT Fibre Synthesis: Improvements in Purity and Mechanical Performance.
Gspann, T.; Smail, F.; Windle, A.
2012, June 28. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2012), Brisbane, Australia, June 25–28, 2012
Sensing devices based on semiconducting carbon nanotubes.
Gspann, T.
2011, February 15. Seminarvortrag, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge (2011), Cambridge, United Kingdom, February 15, 2011
Posters
Analysis of Furnace Gas Evolved During Carbon Nanotube Fibre Production.
Ryley, J.; Bulmer, J.; Kaniyoor, A.; Gspann, T.; Sparkes, M.; O’Neil, W.; Elliott, J.
2019, July 24. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2019), Würzburg, Germany, July 21–26, 2019
Identification of CNT species populations in TGA peaks.
Mizen, J.; Bulmer, J.; Gspann, T.; Kaniyoor, A.; Elliott, J.
2019, July 22. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2019), Würzburg, Germany, July 21–26, 2019
Sulfur‐source independent production of predominantly single‐wall carbon nanotube fibres.
Kaniyoor, A.; Bulmer, J.; Gspann, T.; Mizen, J.; Ryley, J.; Terrones, J.; Windle, A.; Elliott, J.
2019, July 21. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2019), Würzburg, Germany, July 21–26, 2019
Enhancement of CNT Textiles through Bundle Alignment and Catalyst Sweating by Photonic Post‐Processing.
Gspann, T.; Bulmer, J.; Stallard, J.; Kaniyoor, A.; Mizen, J.; Elliott, J.
2019, July 21. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2019), Würzburg, Germany, July 21–26, 2019
The Effects of Morphology on Property Scaling in Macroscopic Assemblies of Carbon Nanotube Fibres.
Kaniyoor, A.; Gspann, T.; Bulmer, J.; Terrones, J.; Windle, A.; Elliott, J.
2017, June 28. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2017), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 25–30, 2017
Probing Crystallinity of Photonic-Sorted CNT Textiles with Extreme Magnetic Fields and Raman Spectroscopy.
Bulmer, J.; Gspann, T.; Orozco, F.; Sparkes, M.; Koerner, H.; Di Bernardo, A.; Niemiec, A.; Lekawa-Raus, A.; Rickel, D.; Balakirev, F.; Robinson, J.; Koziol, K.; O’Neill, W.; Elliott, J.
2017, June 28. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2017), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 25–30, 2017
High Ampacity of CVD-spun Carbon Nanotube Yarns and their Failure Mechanisms.
Terrones, J.; Gspann, T.; Kaniyoor, A.; Elliott, J.
2017, June 28. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2017), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 25–30, 2017
Tensile Strength of CNT Fibres: Characteristic Length, Stress Transfer and other Impact Factors.
Gspann, T.; Montinaro, N.; Windle, A.
2014, June 2. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2014), Los Angeles, CA, USA, June 2–6, 2014
Optimisation of Iron Delivery in Floating-catalyst CVD Nanotube Yarn Synthesis.
Terrones, J.; Gspann, T.; Smail, F.; Windle, A.
2012, June 27. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2012), Brisbane, Australia, June 25–28, 2012
Measurement of mass variations of fine CNT yarns due to particle adhesion.
Baron Aznar, C.; Gspann, T.; Windle, A.
2012, June 27. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2012), Brisbane, Australia, June 25–28, 2012
CNT cluster defects in directly spun CNT fibres.
Gspann, T.; Windle, A.
2012, April. ChemOnTubes (2012), Arcachon, France, April 1–5, 2012
pH Sensing Device Based On A Semiconducting SWCNT Network.
Gspann, T.; Gengenbach, U.; Jagiella, M.; Bretthauer, G.
2011, June. International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2011), Cambridge, United Kingdom, June 11–16, 2011
Fabrication Process for a Sensing Device based on a Semiconducting CNT Network.
Gspann, T.; Gengenbach, U.; Hanko, M.; Jagiella, M.; Bretthauer, G.
2011, January. Jahreskongress Innovationsallianz Carbon Nanotubes (Inno.CNT 2011), Ettlingen, Germany, January 25–27, 2011
New characteristics of carbon nanotube networks in electrolytes.
Gspann, T.; Gengenbach, U.; Hanko, M.; Jagiella, M.; Bretthauer, G.
2010. 11th Internat.Conf.on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT10), Montreal, CDN, June 27 - July 2, 2010, International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-dimensional Materials (NT 2010), Montreal, Canada, June 27–July 2, 2010
Carbon nanotube networks in liquid gated devices.
Gspann, T.; Gengenbach, U.; Jagiella, M.; Bretthauer, G.
2010. Internat.Meeting on the Chemistry of Nanotubes and Graphene (ChemOnTubes), Arcachon, F, April 11-15, 2010, ChemOnTubes (2010), Arcachon, France, April 11–15, 2010
Other
Measurement device for determining concentration of hydrogen ion in measuring liquid [Patent].
Gspann, T.; Bretthauer, G.; Gengenbach, U.; Hanko, M.; Jagiella, M.
2017
Carbon nanotube material, method for production and treatment of the same [Patent].
Bulmer, J.; Orozco, F.; Gspann, T.; Sparkes, M.; Koziol, K.; Elliott, J.; O’Neill, B.
2017