• Wintzheimer, S., Granath, T., Oppmann, M., Kister, T., Thai, T., Kraus, T., Vogel, N., Mandel, K.:
    "Supraparticles: Functionality from Uniform Structural Motifs." ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (6), pp 5093–5120. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00873
  • Asya Drenkova-Tuhtan, Carsten Meyer, Michael Schneider, Karl Mandel, Carsten Gellermann, Matthias Franzreb, Heidrun Steinmetz:
    “Application of magnetic microsorbents for separation, concentration and recovery of phosphate from wastewater streams.” ResearchGate. Online Resource, (2016), 4 pp.
  • Wojciech Szczerba, Jan Żukrowski, Marek Przybylski, Marcin Sikora, Olga Safonova, Aleksey Shmeliov, Valeria Nicolosi, Michael Schneider, Tim Granath, Maximilian Oppmann, Marion Straßer, Karl Mandel:
    "Pushing up the magnetisation values for iron oxide nanoparticles via zinc doping: X-ray studies on the particle's sub-nano structure of different synthesis routes" , Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18 (2016) 25221-25229.
  • Tobias Wehner, Karl Mandel, Michael Schneider, Gerhard Sextl, Klaus Müller-Buschbaum – "Superparamagnetic luminescent MOF@Fe3O4/SiO2 composite particles for signal augmentation by magnetic harvesting as potential water detectors", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8 (2016) 5445-5452.
  • Franziska Brede, Karl Mandel, Michael Schneider, Gerhard Sextl, Klaus Müller-Buschbaum – "Mechanochemical surface functionalisation of superparamagnetic microparticles with in-situ formed crystalline metal-complexes: a fast novel core-shell-particle formation method", Chemical Communications, 51 (2015) 8687 – 8690.
  • Karl Mandel, Marion Straßer, Tim Granath, Sofia Dembski, Gerhard Sextl – "Surfactant free superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for stable ferrofluids in physiological Solutions", Chemical Communications, 51 (2015) 2863-2866.
  • Karl Mandel, Carina Kolb, Marion Straßer, Sofia Dembski, Gerhard Sextl – "Size controlled iron oxide nano octahedra obtained via sonochemistry and natural ageing", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects,457 (2014) 27-32.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl – "Reusable superparamagnetic nanocomposite particles for magnetic separation of iron hydroxide precipitates to remove and recover heavy metal ions from aqueous Solutions", Separation and Purification Technology, 109 (2013) 144-147.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl – "Stabilisation effects of superparamagnetic nanoparticles on clustering in nanocomposite microparticles and on magnetic behaviour", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 331 (2013) 269-275.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl – "Modified Superparamagnetic Nanocomposite Microparticles for Highly Selective Hg(II) or Cu(II) Separation and Recovery from Aqueous Solutions", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 4 (2012) 5633–5642.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Hutter – "The magnetic nanoparticle separation Problem", Nano Today, 7 (2012) 485-487.
  • Karl Mandel, Wojciech Szczerba, Andreas F. Thünemann, Heinrich Riesemeier, Matthias Girod, Gerhard Sextl – "Nitric acid-stabilized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles studied with X-rays",  Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14 (2012) 1066-1075.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl – "Synthesis and stabilisation of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle dispersions", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 390 (2011) 173-178.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Dillon, Antal A. Koos, Zabeada Aslam, Frank Cullen, Hugh Bishop, Alison Crossley, Nicole Grobert – "Customised transition metal oxide nanoparticles for the controlled production of carbon nanostructures", RSC Advances, 2 (2012) 3748 – 3752.
  • Karl Mandel, Frank Dillon, Antal A. Koos, Zabeada Aslam, Kerstin Jurkschat, Frank Cullen, Alison Crossley, Hugh Bishop, Karsten Moh, Christian Cavelius, Eduard Arzt, Nicole Grobert – "Facile, fast, and inexpensive synthesis of monodisperse amorphous Nickel-Phosphide nanoparticles of predefined size", Chemical Communications, 47 (2011) 4108-4110.


  • D. Bychanok , S. Li , A. Sanchez-Sanchez , G. Gorokhov , P. P. Kuzhir , F. Y. Ogrin , A. Pasc , T. Ballweg , K. Mandel , A. Szczurek , V. Fierro , Alain Celzard – "Hollow carbon spheres in microwaves: bio inspired absorbing coating", Applied Physics Letters, 108 (2016) 013701-1 - 013701-5.
  • Thomas Ballweg, Doris Hanselmann, Carsten Gellermann, Jörn Probst – "Method for encapsulating liquid or pasty substances in a cross-linked encapsulation material". US 20120128978 A1.
  • Thomas Ballweg, Carsten Gellermann, Doris Hanselmann – "Mikroverkapselung von Schwefel auf Basis silicatischer Verbindungen". DE102012202069 A1.
  • Thomas Ballweg – Neuartiges schonendes Verkapselungsverfahren, Jahresbericht des Fraunhofer Instituts für Silicatforschung ISC, Würzburg (2010), S. 70-74
  • Granath, T., Sanchez-Sanchez, A., Shemliov, A., Nicolosi, V., Fierro, V., Celzard, A., Mandel, K.:
    Hollow Superparamagnetic Microballoons from Life-Like, Self-Directed Pickering Emulsions Based on Patchy Nanoparticles. ACS Nano 10 (2016) 10347-56


  • Thomas Ballweg, Carsten Gellermann, Karl Mandel – "Coatings with a mole-hill structure of nanoparticle raspberry-containers for surfaces with abrasion-refreshable reservoir functionality, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces", 7 (2015) 24909–24914.
  • T. Ballweg, C. Stauch, D. Hanselmann, K. H. Haas, K. Mandel – "Nanostrukturierte Mikropartikel aus silanisierten Primärpartikeln mit steuerbarer Redispergierbarkeit und Verfahren zu deren Herstellung"
    Deutsche Patentanmeldung 10 2016 209 499.8
  • D. Kuhn, K.Mandel, F. Somorowsky – "Anorganische, Silica-basierte Feststoff-Schaumpartikel mit geschlossenen Innenporen, ihre Herstellung und ihre Verwendung als Füll- oder Speicherstoff",
    Deutsche Patentanmeldung 10 2014 113 411.7
  • Tina Oertel, Frank Hutter, Ricarda Tänzer, Uta Helbig, Gerhard Sextl – Primary particle size and agglomerate size effects of amorphous silica in ultra-high performance concrete, Cement & concrete composites 37 (2013), 61-67 ISSN: 0958-9465.


  • Andreas Flegler, Michael Schneider, Johannes Prieschl, Ralph Stevens, Thomas Vinnay, Karl Mandel – "Continuous flow synthesis and cleaning of nano layered double hydroxides and the potential of the route to adjust round or platelet nanoparticle morphology", RSC Advances, 6 (2016), 57236–57244.
  • Asya Drenkova-Tuhtan, Michael Schneider, Karl Mandel, Carsten Meyer, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl, Matthias Franzreb, Heidrun Steinmetz – "Influence of cation building blocks of metal hydroxide precipitates on their adsorption and desorption capacity for phosphate in wastewater - a screening study",  Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 488 (2016) 145-153.
  • Asya Drenkova-Tuhtan, Karl Mandel, Anja Paulus, Carsten Meyer, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Gerhard Sextl, Matthias Franzreb, Heidrun Steinmetz – "Phosphate recovery from wastewater using engineered superparamagnetic particles modified with layered double hydroxide ion exchangers", Water Research, 47 (2013) 5670-5677.
  • Karl Mandel, Asya Drenkova-Tuhtan, Frank Hutter, Carsten Gellermann, Heidrun Steinmetz, Gerhard Sextl – "Layered double hydroxide ion exchangers on superparamagnetic microparticles for recovery of phosphate from waste water", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1 (2013) 1840-1848.