Brian R. Pauw, Everything SAXS: The comprehensive tome of small-angle X-ray scattering. (work in progress, collaborative, living document, last updated: 2016). [related post]

Submitted (eternal) papers on arXiv):

Brian R. Pauw, Julian M. Rosalie, Fanqiang Meng, Hiroaki Mamiya, Hideaki Kitazawa, Koichi Tsuchiya, Characterisation of precipitates formed in high-pressure torsion treated Mg-3.4at.%Zn alloy. (2014)

Brian R. Pauw, Masato Ohnuma, Kenji Sakurai and Enno A. Klop, 2D anisotropic scattering pattern fitting using a novel Monte Carlo method: Initial results. (2013)


A. Yildirim, K. Sentker, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, P. Huber and A. Schönhals, Collective Orientational Order and Phase Behavior of a Discotic Liquid Crystal under Nanoscale Confinement, Nanoscale Advances, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C8NA00308D


R. Zorn, H. Yin, W. Lohstroh, W. Harrisson, P. M. Budd, B. R. Pauw, M. Böhning, A. Schönhals, Anomalies in the low frequency vibrational density of states for a polymer with intrinsic microporosity – the Boson peak of PIM-1, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20: 1355-1363, DOI: 10.1039/C7CP07141H, [journal link]

M. J. Hollamby, C. F. Smith, M. M. Britton, A. E. Danks, Z. Schnepp, I. Grillo, B. R. Pauw, A. Kishimura, T. Nakanishi, The aggregation of an alkyl-C60 derivative as a function of concentration, temperature and solvent type, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20: 3373-3380, DOI: 10.1039/c7cp06348b, [journal link]


B. R. Pauw, A. J. Smith, T. Snow, N. J. Terrill, A. F. Thünemann, The modular SAXS data correction sequence for solids and dispersions, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 50: 1800–1811, DOI: 10.1107/S1600576717015096, [journal link]

B. R. Pauw, C. Kästner, A. F. Thünemann, Nanoparticle size distribution qu­antification: results of a small-angle X-ray scattering inter-laboratory comparison, Journal of applied crystallography, 50: 1280–1288, DOI: 10.1107/S160057671701010X, [journal link]


M. J. Hollamby, K. Aratsu, B. R. Pauw, S. E. Rogers, A. J. Smith, M. Yamauchi, X. Lin, S. Yagai, Simultaneous SAXS and SANS analysis for the detection of toroidal supramolecular polymers composed of noncovalent supermacrocycles in solution, Angewandte Chemie, 128: 10044-10047, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201603370, [journal link]

T. M. Ryan, Y. Xun, N. P. Cowieson, J. P. Mata, A. Jackson, B. R. Pauw, A. J. Smith, N. Kirby, D. McGillivray, Combined pressure and temperature denaturation of ribonuclease A produces alternate denatured states, Biochemical and biophysical research communications 473: 834-839, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.03.135, [journal link].


Z. Schnepp, A. E. Danks, M. J. Hollamby, B. R. Pauw, C. A. Murray, C. C. Tang, In situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of the sol-gel synthesis of Fe3N and Fe3C, Chemistry of Materials 27: 5094-5099, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01811, [journal link].

I. Breßler, B. R. Pauw, A. F. Thünemann, McSAS: A package for extracting quantitative form-free distributions, Journal of Applied Crystallography 48: 962-969, DOI: 10.1107/S1600576715007347, [journal link].

BAbécassis, C. Bouet, C. Garnero, D. Constantin, N. Lequeux, S. Ithurria, B. Dubertret, B. R. Pauw, and D. Pontoni, Real-Time in Situ Probing of High-Temperature Quantum Dots Solution Synthesis, Nano Letters 15: 2620-2626, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b00199, [journal link], [related post]


J. Stirling, I. Lekkas, A. Sweetman, P. Djuranovic, Q. Guo, B. Pauw, J. Granwehr, R. Lévy, P. Moriarty, Critical assessment of the evidence for striped nanoparticles, PLoS ONE 9: e108482, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108482, [journal link], [related post]

M. J. Hollamby, M. Karny, P. H. H. Bomans, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, A. Saeki, S. Seki, H. Minamikawa, I. Grillo, B. R. Pauw, P. Brown, J. Eastoe, H. Möhwald and T. Nakanishi, Directed assembly of optoelectronically active alkyl–π-conjugated molecules by adding n-alkanes or π-conjugated species, Nature Chemistry 6: 690-696, DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1977[journal link], [related post]

J. M. Rosalie and B. R. Pauw, Form-free size distributions from complementary stereological TEM/SAXS on precipitates in a Mg-Zn alloy, Acta Materialia 66: 150-162, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2013.11.029[journal link], [arXiv], [related post]


Z. Schnepp, Y. Zhang, M. J. Hollamby, B. R. Pauw, M. Tanaka, Y. Matsushita and Y. Sakka, Doped-carbon electrocatalysts with trimodal porosity from a homogeneous polypeptide gel, J. Mater. Chem. A 1: 13576-13581, DOI: 10.1039/c3ta12996a, [journal link], [related post]

Pauw, B. R. (2013) Everything SAXS: small-angle scattering pattern collection and correction. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25: 383201. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/25/38/383201,[journal link], [related post][corrigendum blog post] [corrigendum in journal]

Pauw B. R., Pedersen, J. S., Tardif, S., Takata M. and Iversen, B. B. (2013) Improvements and considerations for size distribution retrieval from small-angle scattering data by Monte Carlo methods. J. App. Cryst. 46: 365-371. DOI: 10.1107/S0021889813001295, [journal link] [online corrigendum]


 Tyrsted, C., Pauw, B. R., Jensen, K. M. O., Becker, J., Christensen, M., Iversen, B. B. (2012) Watching Nanoparticles Form: An In Situ (Small-/Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering/Total Scattering) Study of the Growth of Yttria-Stabilised Zirconia in Supercritical Fluids. Chem-Eur J. 18: 5759–5766. [doi] [journal link]


Pauw, B. R., Vigild, M. E., Mortensen, K., Andreasen, J. W., and Klop, E. A. (2010). A tensile stage for high-stress low-strain fibre studies. J. Appl. Cryst. 44:1297–1299. [pdf] [journal link]


Pauw, B. R., Vigild, M. E., Mortensen, K., Andreasen, J. W., and Klop, E. A. (2010). Analysing the nanoporous structure of aramid fibres. J. Appl. Cryst. 43:837–849. [pdf] [journal link]

Pauw, B. R., Vigild, M. E., Mortensen, K., Andreasen, J. W., Klop, E. A., Breiby, D. W., and Bunk, O. (2010). Strain-induced internal fibrillation in looped aramid filaments. Polymer, 51:4589–4598. [pdf] [doi]

Becker, J., Bremholm, M., Tyrsted, C., Pauw, B. R., Jensen, K. M. Ø., J., E., Chris- tensen, M., and Iversen, B. B. (2010). Experimental setup for in situ x-ray saxs/waxs/pdf studies of the formation and growth of nanoparticles in near- and supercritical fluids. J. Appl. Cryst. 43: 729–736. DOI: 10.1107/S0021889810014688.


Pauw, B. R., Kalisvaart, W. P., Tao, S. X., Koper, M. T. M., Jansen, A. P. J., and Notten, P. H. L. (2008). Cubic MgH2 stabilized by alloying with transition metals: A density functional theory study. Acta Materialia, 56:2948–2954. [doi]


Pauw, B. R., Holder, E., Marin, V., Lohmeijer, B. G. G., and Schubert, U. S. (2007). Capillary zone electrophoresis of iridium(iii) and ruthenium(ii) polypyridyl complexes in non-aqueous solvents. Analytical Letters, 40:163–171. [doi]


The optimal division between sample and background measurement time for photon counting experiments, Brian R. Pauw and Samuel Tardif.

How to do a perfect SAXS measurement, Brian R. Pauw, superseded by the “Everything SAXS” review paper of 2013.


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