Prof Anders Nilsson

Affiliations:
Email: andersn@fysik.su.se
Phone: +46 8 5537 8637
Address: Department of Physics, Stockholm University Roslagstullsbacken 17, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Description

Author and co-author of more than 280 papers in refereed journals including Nature, Science, Nature Chemistry, Nature Communication, Physical Review Letters, JACS, Angewante, JCP, Nanoletters. In 2004, the study of water by Nilsson and coworkers, was selected by Science Magazine as one of the 10 most important scientific breakthroughs of the year.

ISI Web of Science, Research ID: E-1943-2011

XSoLaS research group webpage: http://xsolasgroup.fysik.su.se/research/


Selected publications

1. The Structure of the First Coordination Shell in Liquid Water. Ph. Wernet, D. Nordlund, U. Bergmann, H. Ogasawara, M. Cavalleri, L.Å. Näslund, T. K. Hirsch, L. Ojamäe, P. Glatzel, M. Odelius, L.G.M. Pettersson, and A. Nilsson. Science 304 (2004) 995

2. The Inhomogeneous Structure of Water at Ambient Conditions. C. Huang, K. T. Wikfeldt, T. Tokushima, D. Nordlund, Y. Harada, U. Bergmann, M. Niebuhr, T. M. Weiss, Y. Horikawa, M. Leetmaa, M. P. Ljungberg, O. Takahashi, A. Lenz, L. Ojamäe, A. P. Lyubartsev, S. Shin, L. G. M. Pettersson and A. Nilsson. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106 (2009) 15214

3. Lattice-Strain Control of the Activity in Dealloyed Core–Shell Fuel Cell Catalysts. P. Strasser, S. Koh, T. Anniyev, J. Greeley, K. More, C. Yu, Z. Liu, S. Kaya, D. Nordlund, H. Ogasawara, M. F. Toney and A. Nilsson. Nature Chemistry 2 (2010) 454

4. Real-Time Observation of Surface Bond Breaking with an X-ray Laser. M. Dell'Angela, T. Anniyev, M. Beye, R. Coffee, A. Föhlisch, J. Gladh, T. Katayama, S. Kaya, O. Krupin, A. Møgelhøj, D. Nordlund, J. K. Nørskov, H. Öberg, H. Ogasawara, H. Öström, L. G. M. Pettersson, W. F. Schlotter, J. A. Sellberg, F. Sorgenfrei, J. Turner, M. Wolf, W. Wurth, A. Nilsson. Science 339, 1302 (2013)

5. Direct observation of the oxygenated species during oxygen reduction reaction on a Pt fuel cell cathode. H. S. Casalongue, S. Kaya, V. Viswanathan, D. J. Miller, D. Friebel, H. A. Hansen, J. K. Nørskov, A. Nilsson and H. Ogasawara. Nature Communication. 4, 2817 (2013)

6. Ultrafast X-ray probing of water structure below the homogeneous ice nucleation temperature. J. A. Sellberg, C. Huang, T. A. McQueen, N. D. Loh, H. Laksmono, D. Schlesinger, R. G. Sierra, D. Nordlund, C. Y. Hampton, D. Starodub, D. P. DePonte, M. Beye, C. Chen, A. V. Martin, A. Barty, K. T. Wikfeldt, T. M. Weiss, C. Caronna, J. Feldkamp, L. B. Skinner, M. M. Seibert, M. Messerschmidt, G. J.Williams, S. Boutet, L. G. M. Pettersson, M. J. Bogan and A. Nilsson. Nature 510, 381 (2014)

7. Probing the Transition State Region in Catalytic CO Oxidation on Ru. H. Öström, H. Öberg, H. Xin, J. LaRue, M. Beye, M. Dell'Angela, J. Gladh, M. L. Ng, J. A. Sellberg, S. Kaya, G. Mercurio, D. Nordlund, M. Hantschmann, F. Hieke, D. Kühn, W. F. Schlotter, G. L. Dakovski, J. J. Turner, M. P. Minitti, A. Mitra, S. P. Moeller, A. Föhlisch, M. Wolf, W. Wurth, M. Persson, J. K. Nørskov, F. Abild-Pedersen, H. Ogasawara, L. G. M Pettersson, A. Nilsson. Science 347, 978 (2015)

8. The Structural Origin of Anomalous Properties of Liquid Water. A. Nilsson and L. G. M. Pettersson. Nature Communication. 6, 8998 (2015)


Popular science articles/presentations

1. Rädda Svensk Energiforskning. Debate article in Brännpunkt. Svenska Dagbladet, June 23rd 2005

2. Min passion. Radio Program with Anders Nilsson on topics about passion in research with a focus on energy and environment including water. Swedish Radio P1, Autumn 2005

3. Nya Möjligheter för Mänskligheten Genom Forskning. Presenter and Debate leader in “Hard Rain “ seminar for the public. Etnografiska museet, Stockholm, May 30th 2007, ≈ 100 participants

4. Satsa på Forskning för Jordens Framtid. Debate article in Brännpunkt. Svenska Dagbladet, May 30th 2007

5. The Water Mystery. Atoms to Ecosystems: Effects of Contaminants on Humans & the Environment. A workshop for science journalists, Stanford University 2006

6. The Water Mystery. Atoms to Ecosystems: Effects of Contaminants on Humans & the Environment. A workshop for science journalists, Stanford University 2007

7. The Water Mystery. Atoms to Ecosystems: Effects of Contaminants on Humans & the Environment. A workshop for science journalists, Stanford University 2008

8. Water the Strangest Liquid. Public Lecture at Stanford University, 2009, ≈ 500 participants

9. Water the Strangest Liquid. Schedula Ranae, nr 2 (2009) 16-19

10. Episode about Oceans in the Science Channel series “Through the Wormhole” by Morgan Freeman. Filming with Anders Nilsson about Water on October 15th, 2013: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1ztmsc through-the-wormhole-does-the-ocean-think creation


Media

Public Lecture at Stanford—Water: The Strangest Liquid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hGqlEpvODw

Interview: Water, X-rays and Life on Earth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV8fQ6AJuDw

Första filmen av en kemisk reaktion Dagens nyheter 20 februari 2015: http://www.dn.se/nyheter/forsta-filmen-av-en-kemisk-reaktion/


My book Gentle Way of the Heart:

https://www.amazon.com/Gentle-Way-Heart-Anders-Nilsson/dp/0989274608/ref=sr 1 1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418331143&sr=8-1&keywords=gentle+way+of+the+heart


CV Anders Nilsson.pdf (pdf / 344887)


Projects

Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Water in its Various States
01/09/2015 - 31/08/2020
We propose to address some of the most important outstanding questions for a microscopic understanding of water: What is the structure and dynamics of the hydrogen-bonding network that give rise to all the unique properties of water? How is the structure and dynamics affecte...

Structure and Dynamics of Water Studied with X-rays
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
Water is the key compound for our existence on this planet and it is involved in nearly all biological, geological and chemical processes. It has been studied intensively for hundreds of years but is still puzzling scientists. Knowledge about the hydrogen-bonded network structure...

Ultrafast dynamical studies of elementary surface chemical reactions using x-rays and nonlinear optics
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2010
A vast number of processes of great economic and societal import rely on chemical reactions at surfaces. The optimization of beneficial reactions and the inhibition of harmful ones requires an in-depth understanding of ultrafast elementary reaction steps. Despite substantial effo...

Synchrotron Radiation Studies of Hydrogen Bonding in Water
01/01/2007 - 31/12/2009
Water is the key compound for our existence on this planet and it is involved in nearly all biological, geological and chemical processes. It has been studied intensively for hundreds of years but is still puzzling scientists. Knowledge about the hydrogen-bonded network structure...

Probing Catalysis in Operando Conditions and Real Time

Röntgenlaser kan hjälpa till att lösa energi- och miljöproblem

Den ökande halten av koldioxid i atmosfären som orsakas av förbränning av fossila bränslen är en stor utmaning. Tänk om det skul...



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