Task 39
Task 39
SHC Task 39

Polymeric Materials for Solar Thermal Applications

Graduate Students

Very central contributions to the work in Task 39 were made in the frame of PhD and master projects with our Task 39 research and industry partners.

Klemens Klemens Grabmayer: Polymeric .... Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU-IPMT), Austria, 2014.
Markus Markus Povacz: Polymeric .... Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU-IPMT), Austria, 2014
Karl-Anders Weiss

Karl-Anders Weiss: Charakterisierung und Bewitterungsprüfung von Polymermaterialien für Anwendungen in der Solartechnik, PhD thesis, University of Ulm, Germany, 2014

Regine Weiss Regine Weiss: Life Cycle Analysis von Polymermaterialien für neue Produktionsverfahren von thermischen Solarkollektoren, Master Thesis, University of Ulm, Germany, 2014.
Andrea Klein Andrea Klein: Nanocomposite Hydrogels - Fracture Toughness and Energy Dissipation Mechanisms, Master thesis, University of Leoben, Austria, 2013.
Andreas Weber Andreas Weber: Polymeric Thermotropic Glazings for Overheating Protection: Systematic Polymer Science Based Optimisation of Performance Characteristics, PhD thesis, University of Leoben, Austria, Dec. 2013 (in cooperation with PCCL).
Espen Murtnes Espen Murtnes: Solar Heating in Norwegian Passive Houses - A Case Study of two Passive Houses Heated by Solar Collectors and Heat Pump, Master thesis, Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway, September 2013.
Aylin Dursun Aylin M. Dursun: Natural circulating flat plate collectors Investigations of a new material and performance simulations, Master thesis, Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway, June 2013.
Angelika Hagauer Angelika Hagauer: Aging behavior of novel polyolefin compounds for heat stores. Master thesis, University of Leoben in co-operation with the PCCL and the Institute of Polymeric Materials and Testing at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU-IPMT), Austria, 2011. -- Abstract
Miriam Falk Miriam Falk, Spectroscopic analysis of the aging behavior of polymers for solar thermal applications. Diploma thesis, University of Ulm, Germany, Oct. 2010 (in co-operation with Fraunhofer ISE). -- Abstract
Steffen Jack Steffen Jack, Simulationsgestützte Qualifizierung neuer Konzepte zur Gestaltung von thermischen Solarkollektoren auf Polymerbasis. Master thesis, FHTW Berlin, Germany, Sept. 2008 (in co-operation with ISE). -- Abstract
Matjaz Kozelj Matjaz Kozelj, Synthesis of substituted trialkoxysilanes and their use for preparation of materials via sol-gel route. PhD thesis, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2010. -- Abstract
Markus Mikl Markus Mikl, Fabrication and characterization of thermotropic systems with fixed domains. Master Thesis, University of Leoben, Austria, September 2010 (in cooperation with PCCL).
Chistoph Stover Christoph Stöver, AFM aging analysis of polymeric materials for solar thermal applications. Diploma thesis, University of Ulm, Germany, Oct. 2010 (in co-operation with Fraunhofer ISE). -- Abstract
Andreas Weber Andreas Weber, Analysis of morphology and switching process of thermotropic polymers by atomic force microscopy, Master thesis, University of Leoben, Austria, June 2010 (in cooperation with PCCL).
Fabian Ochs, Modelling Large-Scale Thermal Energy Stores. PhD thesis.  University of Stuttgart, Germany, Nov. 2009. -- Abstract

Ivan Jerman, Multifunctional polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes as metal, textile and polymeric resin binder modifiers. PhD thesis. National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubliana, Slovenia, June 2009 (in co-operation with COLOR). -- Abstract

Susanne Kahlen, Aging behavior of polymeric absorber materials for solar thermal collectors, University of Leoben, Leoben, Austria, Mai 2009 (in co-operation with PCCL). -- Abstract

Julien Dumas, étude de conception d'un capteur solaire thermique en matériaux polymères. Diploma thesis, Université de Technologie de Compiegne, France, Febr. 2009 (in co-operation with CEA-INES). -- Abstract

Maria Cristina Munari-Probst, Architectural integration and design of solar thermal systems. PhD thesis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland, Dec. 2008. -- Abstract

Katharina Resch, Polymeric Thermotropic Materials for Overheating Protection of Solar Collectors. PhD thesis, University of Leoben, Austria, Nov. 2008 (in co-operation with PCCL). -- Abstract

Andres L. Olivares, Service life estimation of a polymeric solar absorber. PhD thesis, University of Oslo, Norway, April 2008. -- Abstract

Eva Stricker, Untersuchung der Machbarkeit polymerbasierter Solarthermiekollektoren mit wirtschaftlicher Bewertung. Master thesis, University of Flensburg, Germany, Aug. 2007 (in co-operation with ISE). -- Abstract

Hannes Franke, Konzeptstudie zur Optimierung von Temperaturverteilung und Wärmeübergang in polymeren Solarabsorbern mittels FEM-Simulation. Diploma thesis, June 2007 (in co-operation with ISE and FH Konstanz). -- Abstract

Nele Rumler, Untersuchung von Kunststoffkollektoren hinsichtlich Überhitzung im Stillstandsfall, Master thesis, HTWK Leizpig, Germany, Dec. 2006 (in co-operation with University of Oslo).

Jo Gjessing, Venting as method for the reduction of the stagnation temperature in solar thermal collectors, Master thesis, University of Oslo, Norway, Dec. 2006. -- Abstract