Our publications


              Sun, R.; Tai, C.-W.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,The effects of additives on the porosity and stability of amorphous calcium carbonate, Microporous and mesoporous materials 2020, 292, 109736.

              Sun, R.; Åhlén, M.; Tai, C.-W.; Bajnóczi, É. G.; de Kleijne, F.; Ferraz, N.; Persson, I.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Highly porous amorphous calcium phosphate for drug delivery and bio-medical applications, Nanomaterials 2020, 10, 20.

              Sheng, X.; Li, Y.; Yang, T.; Timmer, B. J.; Willhammar, T.; Cheung, O.; Li, L.; Brett, C. J.; Roth, S. V.; Zhang, B.,Hierarchical micro-reactor as electrodes for water splitting by metal rod tipped carbon nanocapsule self-assembly in carbonized wood, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2020, 264, 118536.

              Munro, S.; Åhlén, M.; Cheung, O.; Sanna, A.,Tuning Na2ZrO3 for fast and stable CO2 adsorption by solid state synthesis, Chemical Engineering Journal 2020, 388, 124284.

              Hendry, A.; Åhlén, M.; Fernandes, T.; Cheung, O.; Sanna, A.,Catalytic cracking of Etek lignin with zirconia supported metal-oxides for alkyl and alkoxy phenols recovery, Bioresource Technology 2020, 317, 124008.

              Garemark, J.; Yang, X.; Sheng, X.; Cheung, O.; Sun, L.; Berglund, L. A.; Li, Y.,Top-Down Approach Making Anisotropic Cellulose Aerogels as Universal Substrates for Multi-Functionalization, ACS nano 2020.

              Cheung, O.; Bacsik, Z.; Fil, N.; Krokidas, P.; Wardecki, D.; Hedin, N.,Selective Adsorption of CO2 on Zeolites NaK-ZK-4 with Si/Al of 1.8–2.8, ACS Omega 2020, 5, 25371.

              Amombo Noa, F. M.; Svensson Grape, E.; Brülls, S. M.; Cheung, O.; Malmberg, P.; Inge, A. K.; McKenzie, C. J.; Mårtensson, J.; Öhrström, L.,Metal–Organic Frameworks with Hexakis (4-carboxyphenyl) benzene: Extensions to Reticular Chemistry and Introducing Foldable Nets, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2020, 142, 9471.

              Alvebratt, C.; Keemink, J.; Edueng, K.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.; Bergström, C. A.,An in vitro dissolution–digestion–permeation assay for the study of advanced drug delivery systems, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 2020, 149, 21.


Alvebratt, C.; Dening, T. J.; Åhlén, M.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.; Gogoll, A.; Prestidge, C. A.; Bergström, C. A.,In Vitro Performance and Chemical Stability of Lipid-Based Formulations Encapsulated in a Mesoporous Magnesium Carbonate Carrier, Pharmaceutics 2020, 12, 426.

              Vall, M.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Amine-Modified Mesoporous Magnesium Carbonate as an Effective Adsorbent for Azo Dyes, ACS Omega 2019, 4, 2973.

              Vall, M.; Hultberg, J.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Inorganic carbonate composites as potential high temperature CO 2 sorbents with enhanced cycle stability, RSC Advances 2019, 9, 20273.

              Vall, M.; Hultberg, J.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Carbon dioxide adsorption on mesoporous magnesium carbonate, Energy Procedia 2019, 158, 4671.

              Vall, M.; Ferraz, N.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.; Zardán Gómez de la Torre, T.,Exploring the Use of Amine Modified Mesoporous Magnesium Carbonate for the Delivery of Salicylic Acid in Topical Formulations: In Vitro Cytotoxicity and Drug Release Studies, Molecules 2019, 24, 1820.

              Sun, R.; Willhammar, T.; Svensson Grape, E.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Mesoscale Transformation of Amorphous Calcium Carbonate to Porous Vaterite Microparticles with Morphology Control, Crystal Growth & Design 2019.

              Sun, R.; Tai, C.-W.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Hierarchical Porous Carbon Synthesized from Novel Porous Amorphous Calcium or Magnesium Citrate with Enhanced SF6 Uptake and SF6/N2 Selectivity, ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019, 2, 778.

              Liu, J.; Zhao, G.; Cheung, O.; Jia, L.; Sun, Z.; Zhang, S.,Highly Porous Metalloporphyrin Covalent Ionic Frameworks with Well Defined Cooperative Functional Groups as Excellent Catalysts for CO2 Cycloaddition, Chemistry – A European Journal 2019.

              Grape, E. S.; Xu, H.; Cheung, O.; Calmels, M.; Zhao, J.; Dejoie, C.; Proserpio, D. M.; Zou, X.; Inge, A. K.,Breathing metal–organic framework based on flexible inorganic building units, Crystal Growth & Design 2019, 20, 320.

              Åhlén, M.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.,Amorphous Mesoporous Magnesium Carbonate as a Functional Support for UV-Blocking Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Cosmetic Applications, ACS Omega 2019, 4, 4429.


Zhao, Q.; Liu, Q.; Han, J.; Lu, S.; Su, Y.; Song, C.; Ji, N.; Lu, X.; Ma, D.; Cheung, O.,The effect of cerium incorporation on the catalytic performance of cobalt and manganese containing layer double oxides for acetone oxidation, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology 2018.

              Sun, R.; Zhang, P.; Bajnóczi, E. v. G.; Neagu, A.; Tai, C.-W.; Persson, I.; Strømme, M.; Cheung, O.,Amorphous calcium carbonate constructed from nanoparticle aggregates with unprecedented surface area and mesoporosity, ACS applied materials & interfaces 2018, 10, 21556.

              Pochard, I.; Vall, M.; Eriksson, J.; Farineau, C.; Cheung, O.; Frykstrand, S.; Welch, K.; Strømme, M.,Amine-functionalised mesoporous magnesium carbonate: Dielectric spectroscopy studies of interactions with water and stability, Materials Chemistry and Physics 2018, 216, 332.

              Köppen, M.; Dhakshinamoorthy, A.; Inge, A. K.; Cheung, O.; Ångström, J.; Mayer, P.; Stock, N.,Synthesis, Transformation, Catalysis, and Gas Sorption Investigations on the Bismuth Metal–Organic Framework CAU‐17, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2018, 2018, 3946.

              Alvebratt, C.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.; Bergström, C. A.,A modified in situ method to determine release from a complex drug carrier in particle-rich suspensions, AAPS PharmSciTech 2018, 19, 2859.


Wang, Y.; Takki, S.; Cheung, O.; Hong-Yi, X.; Wan, W.; Öhrström, L. R.; Inge; Ken, A.,Elucidation of the Elusive Structure and Formula of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Bismuth Subgallate by Continuous Rotation Electron Diffraction, Chemical Communications 2017.

              Vall, M.; Zhang, P.; Gao, A.; Frykstrand, S.; Cheung, O.; Strømme, M.,Effects of amine modification of mesoporous magnesium carbonate on controlled drug release, International journal of pharmaceutics 2017, 524, 141.

              Inge, A. K.; Wang, Y.; Takki, S.; Cheung, O.; Xu, H.; Wan, W.; Öhrström, L.; Zou, X.; O’Keeffe, M.; Stock, N.,Bismuth coordination polymers: from centuries-old medicines to unprecedented topological complexity, Foundations of Crystallography 2017, 70, C843.


Pan, R.; Cheung, O.; Wang, Z.; Tammela, P.; Huo, J.; Lindh, J.; Edström, K.; Strømme, M.; Nyholm, L.,Mesoporous Cladophora cellulose separators for lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources 2016, 321, 185.

              Jinbao Zhang, M. P., Justus Simiyu, Malin B. Johansson, Ocean Cheung, Leif Häggman, Erik M.J. Johansson, Nick Vlachopoulos, Anders Hagfeldt, Gerrit Boschloo,The effect of mesoporous TiO2 pore size on the performance of solid-state dye sensitized solar cells based on photoelectrochemically polymerized Poly(3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) hole conductor, Electrochimica Acta 2016, 210, 21.

              Frykstrand, S.; Forsgren, J.; Cheung, O.; Zhang, P.; Hong, J.; Strømme, M.; Ferraz, N.,Study of mesoporous magnesium carbonate in contact with whole human blood, RSC Advances 2016, 6, 52810.

              Cheung, O.; Zhang, P.; Frykstrand, S.; Zheng, H.; Marco, S.; Zou, X.; Strømme, M.,Nanostructure and pore size control of template-free synthesized mesoporous magnesium carbonate Upsalite, RSC Advances 2016, 6, 74241.

              Cheung, O.; Wardecki, D.; Bacsik, Z.; Vasiliev, P.; McCusker, L. B.; Hedin, N.,Highly selective uptake of carbon dioxide on the zeolite| Na 10.2 KCs 0.8|-LTA–a possible sorbent for biogas upgrading, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2016, 18, 16080.

              Bacsik, Z.; Cheung, O.; Vasiliev, P.; Hedin, N.,Selective separation of CO2 and CH4 for biogas upgrading on zeolite NaKA and SAPO-56, Applied Energy 2016, 162, 613.


               Cheung, O.; Su, J.; Bacsik, Z.; Li, J.; Samain, L.; Zou, X.; Hedin, N.,CO2 selective NaMg-CTS-1 and its structural formation from the titanium silicate based molecule sieve NaMg-ETS-4, Microporous and mesoporous materials 2014, 198, 63.

              Cheung, O.; Hedin, N.,Zeolites and related sorbents with narrow pores for CO 2 separation from flue gas, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 14480.

              Cheung, O.; Bacsik, Z.; Krokidas, P.; Mace, A.; Laaksonen, A.; Hedin, N.,K+ exchanged zeolite ZK-4 as a highly selective sorbent for CO2, Langmuir 2014, 30, 9682.

              Cheung, O.,Visualizing Gas Adsorption on Porous Solids: Four Simple, Effective Demonstrations, Journal of Chemical Education 2014, 91, 1468.

              Akhtar, F.; Keshavarzi, N.; Shakarova, D.; Cheung, O.; Hedin, N.; Bergström, L.,Aluminophosphate monoliths with high CO₂-over-N₂ selectivity and CO₂ capture capacity, RSC Advances 2014.

              Akhtar, F.; Keshavarzi, N.; Shakarova, D.; Cheung, O.; Hedin, N.; Bergström, L.,Aluminophosphate monoliths with high CO 2-over-N 2 selectivity and CO 2 capture capacity, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 55877.

              Cheung, O.; Bacsik, Z.; Liu, Q.; Mace, A.; Hedin, N.,Adsorption kinetics for CO2 on highly selective zeolites NaKA and nano-NaKA, Applied Energy 2013, 112, 1326.

              Yao, Q.; Su, J.; Cheung, O.; Liu, Q.; Hedin, N.; Zou, X.,Interpenetrated metal–organic frameworks and their uptake of CO 2 at relatively low pressures, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 10345.

              Cheung, O.; Liu, Q.; Bacsik, Z.; Hedin, N.,Silicoaluminophosphates as CO2 sorbents, Microporous and mesoporous materials 2012, 156, 90.

              Liu, Q.; Cheung, N. C. O.; Garcia‐Bennett, A. E.; Hedin, N.,Aluminophosphates for CO2 separation, ChemSusChem 2011, 4, 91.

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