These are papers (co-)authored by Brian R. Pauw, MOUSE papers can be found here:


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]



Emiliano S. Dal Molin, Laura M. Henning, Julian T. Müller, Glen J. Smales, Brian R. Pauw, Maged F. Bekheet, Aleksander Gurlo, Ulla Simon, Nano Select2023001

Brian R. Pauw, Sofya Laskina, Aakash Naik, Glen J. Smales, Janine George, Ingo Breßler, Philipp Benner, “Ultima Ratio”: Simulating wide-range X-ray scattering and diffraction. arXiv:2303.13435. DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2303.13435

Kinanti Aliyah, Christian Prehal, Justus S. Diercks, Nataša Diklić, Linfeng Xu, Seçil Ünsal, Christian Appel, Brian R. Pauw, Glen J. Smales, Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Juan Herranz, Lorenz Gubler, Felix N. Büchi, and Jens Eller, Quantification of PEFC Catalyst Layer Saturation via In Silico, Ex Situ, and In Situ Small-Angle X-ray Scattering, ACS Applied Material Interfaces 2023, 15, 22, 26538–26553. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.3c00420

S. Fritzsche, B. R. Pauw, C. Weimann, H. Sturm: First of its Kind: A Test Artifact for Direct Laser Writing. Measurement Science and Technology 34 075004DOI: 10.1088/1361-6501/acc47a

Robert D. Hunter,   Emily C. Hayward,   Glen J. Smales,  Brian R. Pauw,   A. Kulak,   Shaoliang Guan and  Zoe Schnepp: The effect of nitrogen on the synthesis of porous carbons by iron-catalyzed graphitization Materials Advances 4, 2070-2077 DOI: 10.1039/D3MA00039G


L. M. Henning, J. T. Müller, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, J. Schmidt, M. F. Bekheet, A. Gurlo, U. Simon: Hierarchically porous and mechanically stable monoliths from ordered mesoporous silica and their water filtration potential. Nanoscale Advances 4, 3892-3908DOI: 10.1039/D2NA00368F

P. Baloh, L. Bauer, A. Bendová, P. Čermák, K. Fellner, M. Ghanathe, O. E. Hernández Alvarez, Š. Hricov, J. K. Jochum, L. Kotvytska, S. Kumar, A. Labh, P. Machovec, B. R. Pauw, K. Ramszová, E. Walz, P. Wild: An Exercise in Open Data: Triple Axis Data on Si single crystal. ArXiv 12086DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2010.12086

J. Sänger, B. R. Pauw, B. Riechers, A. Zocca, J. Rosalie, R. Maaß, H. Sturm, J. Günster: Entering a new dimension in powder processing for advanced ceramics shaping. Advanced Materials 2208653DOI: 10.1002/adma.202208653

J. Deumer, B. R. Pauw, S. Marguet, D. Skroblin, O. Taché, M. Krumrey, C. Gollwitzer: Small-angle X-ray scattering: characterization of cubic Au nanoparticles using Debye’s scattering formula. Journal of Applied Crystallography 55DOI: 10.1107/S160057672200499X

M. S. Chambers, R. D. Hunter, M. J. Hollamby, B. R. Pauw, A. J. Smith, T. Snow, A. E. Danks, and Z. Schnepp: In Situ and Ex Situ X‑ray Diffraction and Small-Angle X‑ray Scattering Investigations of the Sol−Gel Synthesis of Fe3N and Fe3C. Inorganic Chemistry DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03442


A. van Driessche, T. Stawski, G.J. Smales, E. Scoppola, D. Jha, L. Morales, A. Moya, R. Wirth, B. R. Pauw, Franziska EmmerlingSeeds of imperfection rule the mesocrystalline disorder in natural anhydrite single crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111213118

Z. Wang, C. Villa Santos, A. Legrand, F. Haase, Y. Hara, K. Kanamori, T. Aoyama, K. Urayama, C. M. Doherty, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, Y. J. Colón, S. Furukawa: Multiscale structural control of linked metal-organic polyhedra gel by aging-induced linkage-reorganization. Chemical Science 12 12556DOI: 10.1039/D1SC02883A

G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw: The MOUSE project: a meticulous approach for obtaining traceable, wide-range X-ray scattering information. Journal of instrumentation 16 (6) P06034. DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/16/06/P06034

B. R. Pauw, A. J. Smith, T. Snow, O. Shebanova, J. P. Sutter, J. Ilavsky, D. Hermida-Merino, G. J. Smales, N. J. Terrill, A. F. Thünemann and W. Bras: Extending synchrotron SAXS instrument ranges through addition of a portable, inexpensive USAXS module with vertical rotation axes. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 28 (3)DOI: 10.1107/S1600577521003313

P. Szymoniak, X. Qu, M. Abbasi, B. R. Pauw, S. Henning, Z. Li, D.-Y. Wang, C. Schick, K. Saalwächter and A. Schönhals: Spatial inhomogeneity, interfaces and complex vitrification kinetics in a network forming nanocomposite. Soft Matter 17 (10) 2775. DOI: 10.1039/d0sm01992e


J. C. Sänger, B. R. Pauw, H. Sturm and J. Günster. First time additively manufactured advanced ceramics by using two-photon polymerization for powder processing. Open Ceramics. DOI: 10.1016/j.oceram.2020.100040

R. D. Hunter, J. L. Rowlandson, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, V. P. Ting, A. Kulak, and Z. Schnepp. The effect of precursor structure on porous carbons produced by iron-catalyzed graphitization of biomass. Materials Advances. DOI: 10.1039/D0MA00692K

P. Szymoniak, B. R. Pauw, X. Qu, and A. Schönhals. Competition of Nanoparticle-Induced Mobilization and Immobilization Effects on Segmental Dynamics of an Epoxy-Based Nanocomposite. Soft Matter. 10.1039/D0SM00744G

K. Aratsu, R. Takeya, B. R. Pauw, M. J. Hollamby, Y. Kitamoto, N. Shimizu, H. Takagi, R. Haruki, S. Adachi, and S. Yagai. Supramolecular Copolymerization Driven by Integrative Self-Sorting of Hydrogen-Bonded Rosettes. Nature Communications 11 (1). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15422-6

L. Kool, F. Dekker, A. Bunschoten, G. Smales, B. R. Pauw, A.H. Velders and V. Saggiomo, Gold and silver dichroic nano composite in the quest for 3D printing the Lycurgus cup, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2020, DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.11.2


A. C. Backenecker, I. Topolniak, K. Lüdtke-Buzug, B. R. Pauw and T. M. Buzug, Additive manufacturing of superparamagnetic micro-devices for magnetic actuation, Additive Manufacturing Meets Medicine, 2019, DOI: 10.18416/AMMM.2019.1909S09T06

H. Frielinghaus, P. D. Butler, B. R. Pauw and A.R. Rennie, Eleventh canSAS meeting: international collaboration in small-angle scattering, Synchrotron Radiation News, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/08940886.2019.1680215

D. Fletcher, R. Hunter, W. Xia, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, E. Blackburn, A. N. Kulak, H. Xin and Z. Schnepp, Scalable synthesis of dispersible iron carbide nanoparticles by ‘nanocasting’, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9TA06876G

J. Huang, J. Tarábek, R. Kulkarni, C. Wang, M. Dracinsky, G. J. Smales, B. R. Pauw, U. Resch-Genger and M. J. Bojdys, A π-conjugated, covalent phosphinine framework, Chemistry a European Journal, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201900281

J. Hövelmann, T. M. Stawski, R. Besselink, H. M. Freeman, K. M. Dietmann, S. Mayanna, B. R. Pauw, and Liane G. Benning, A template-free and low temperature method for the synthesis of mesoporous magnesium phosphate with uniform pore structure and high surface area, Nanoscale, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c8nr09205b

H. Yin, P. Chapala, M. Bermeshev, B. R. Pauw, A. Schönhals, and M. Böhning, Influence of Trimethylsilyl Side Groups on the Molecular Mobility and Charge Transport in Highly Permeable Glassy Polynorbornenes, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00092

L. M. Henning, D. Díaz Cubas, M. G. Colmenares, J. Schmidt, M. F. Bekheet, B. R. Pauw, A. Gurlo and U. Simon, High specific surface area ordered mesoporous silica COK-12 with tailored pore size, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.01.050

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]


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. ArXiv: 1407.6146

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]


Brian R. Pauw, Masato Ohnuma, Kenji Sakurai and Enno A. Klop, 2D anisotropic scattering pattern fitting using a novel Monte Carlo method: Initial results. ArXiv: 1303.2903

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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