Prof. Dr. Matthias Thommes


Department Chemie- und Bioingenieurwesen (CBI)
Lehrstuhl für Thermische Verfahrenstechnik (TVT)

Raum: Raum T 3.66
Egerlandstr. 3
91058 Erlangen



  • C. Schlumberger, M. Thommes:
    Characterization of Hierarchically Ordered Porous Materials by Physisorption and Mercury Porosimetry – A Tutorial Review
    In: Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 8, 2002181
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202002181
  • J. Castro-Gutierrez, E. de Olivereira Jardim, R. Luan, S. Canevesi, J. Silvestre-Albero, M. Kriesten, M. Thommes, A. Celzard, V. Fierro:
    Molecular sieving of linear and branched C6 alkanes by tannin-derived carbons
    In: Carbon,  174, 413 (2021)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2020.12.061
  • S. Dantas, K.A. Cychosz, M.Thommes*, A.V. Neimark:
    Pore size characterization of micro-mesoporous carbons using CO2 adsorption
    In: Carbon,  173, p. 842 (2021)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2020.11.059


  • S. Kube, K. Turke, R  Ellinghaus, D. Wallacher, M. Thommes, B. Smarsly :
    Pore size gradient effect in monolithic silica mesopore networks revealed by in-situ-SAXS-physisorption
    In: Langmuir, accepted (2020)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02183
  • A. Svidrytski,  D. Hlushkou, M. Thommes, P.  Monson, U. Tallarek :
    Modelling the Impact of Mesoporous Silica Microstructure on the Adsorption Hysteresis Loop
    In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2020)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c07571 
  • H.G.T Nguyen, C.M. Sims, B. Toman,J. Horn, R.D van Zee, M Thommes et al.:
    A References High-Pressure CH4 Adsorption Isotherm for Zeolite Y: “ Results of an Interlaboratory Study
    In: Adsorption (2020)
    DOI: 10.1007/s10450-018-9958-x
  • Sdanghi G,  Canevesi RLS,  Celzard A, Thommes M, Fierro V:
    Characterization of Carbon Materials for Hydrogen Storage and Compression
    In: Journal of Carbon Research 6 (3), 46 (2020)
    DOI: 10.3390/c6030046
  • K. Cychosz Struckhoff, M. Thommes, L. Sarkisov

    On the Universality of Capillary Condensation and Adsorption Hysteresis Phenomena in Ordered and Crystalline Mesoporous Materials
    In: Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 7, 2000184
    DOI: 10.1002/admi.202000184

  • Guiellet-Nicolas R., Wainer M., Marcoux L., Thommes M., Kleitz F.:
    Exploring the confinement of polymer nanolayers into ordered mesoporous silica using advanced gas physisorption
    In: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 579 (2020) 489
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2020.05.103
  • Neimark A.V., Thommes M.:
    Characterization of Porous Materials: From Anstroms to Milimeters
    In: Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 304. 110305 (2020)



  • Zhao W., Wang Z.,  Malonzo C. D., Webber T. E. , Platero-Prats A.E , Sotomayor F. , Vermeulen N. A., Wang T. C., Hupp J. T., Farha O.K., Penn R. L., Chapman K. W., Thommes M., Stein A.:
    Extending the compositional range of nanocasting in the oxozirconium cluster-based metal-organic framework NU-1000- A comparative structural analysis
    In: Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 1301
  • KA Cychosz, M Thommes:
    Progress in the physisorption characterization of nanoporous gas storage materials
    In: Engineering 4 (4), 559-566 (2018)
  • HGT Nguyen, L Espinal, RD van Zee, M Thommes, B Toman,…:
    A reference high-pressure CO2 adsorption isotherm for ammonium ZSM-5 zeolite: results of an interlaboratory study
    In: Adsorption 24 (6), 531-539 (2018)
  • Masaru Ogura, Shin-ya Fukuzawa, Seiichiro Fukunaga, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Junko N Kondo, Masafumi Morimoto, Remy Guillet-Nicolas, Matthias Thommes:
    Identification of the Basic Sites on Nitrogen-Substituted Microporous and Mesoporous Silicate Frameworks Using CO2 as a Probe Molecule
    In: Langmuir, 34 (2018) 1376-1385
  • Mehlhorn D, Rodriguez J, Cacciaguerra T, Andrei RD, Cammarano C, Guenneau F, Gedeon A, Coasne B, Thommes M, Minoux D, Aquino C, Dath JP, Fajula F, Galarneau A:
    Revelation on the Complex Nature of Mesoporous Hierarchical FAU-Y Zeolites
    In: Langmuir. 2018 Sep 25; 34(38):11414-11423
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03010
  • F.J. Sotomayor, K.A. Cychosz, M. Thommes:
    Characterization of Micro/Mesoporous Materials by Physisorption_ Concepts and Case Studies
    In: Acc. Mater. Surf. Res. 2018, Vol.3 (No.2), 34-50.


  • Cychosz KA., Guillet-Nicolas R., Garcia-Martinez J., Thommes M.:
    Recent advances in the textural characterization of hierarchically structured nanoporous materials.
    In: Chemical Society reviews 46 (2017), p. 389-414
    ISSN: 1460-4744
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00391E
  • Kondrashova D., Lauerer A., Mehlhorn D., Jobic H., Feldhoff A., Thommes M., Chakraborty D., Gommes C., Zecevic J., De Jongh P., Bunde A., Kaerger J., Valiullin R.:
    Scale-dependent diffusion anisotropy in nanoporous silicon.
    In: Scientific Reports 7 (2017), p. 40207
    ISSN: 2045-2322
    DOI: 10.1038/srep40207
  • Z. Quin, K.A Cychosz, G. Melinte, H.E. Siblani, J.P. Gilson, M. Thommes, C. Fernandez, S. Mintova, O. Ersen, V. Valtchev:
    Opening the cages of faujasite zeolite
    In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1727
  • HGT Nguyen, JC Horn, M Thommes, RD van Zee, L Espinal:
    Experimental aspects of buoyancy correction in measuring reliable high-pressure excess adsorption isotherms using the gravimetric method
    In: Measurement Science and Technology 28 , (2917) 125802
  • R Guillet-Nicolas, F Bérubé, M Thommes, MT Janicke, F Kleitz:
    Selectively Tuned Pore Condensation and Hysteresis Behavior in Mesoporous SBA-15 Silica: Correlating Material Synthesis to Advanced Gas Adsorption Analysis
    In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121 (44), 24505-24526, 2017
  • A Sachse, A Grau-Atienza, EO Jardim, N Linares, M Thommes, J García-Martínez:
    Development of intracrystalline mesoporosity in zeolites through surfactant-templating
    In: Crystal Growth & Design 17 (8), 4289-430 (2017)
  • D. Kondrashova, A. Lauerer, D. Mehlhorn, H. Jobic, A. Feldhoff, M. Thommes, D.  Chakraborty, C. Gommes, J. Zecevic, P. de Jongh, A. Bunde, J. Kärger, R. Valiullin:
    Scale-dependent diffusion anisotropy in nanoporous silicon
    In: Scientific reports 7, 40207 (2017)