Jan Swenson

Professor at Chalmers, Physics, Condensed Matter Physics

Projects

2016–2021

SwedNESS

Jan Swenson Condensed Matter Physics
Aleksandar Matic Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)

2012–2019

Structure and dynamics of soft and biological materials. I & II

Jan Swenson Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2013–2017

Coherent cytoskeleton dynamics captured with cutting Edge X-ray methods

Jan Stake Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Laboratory
Jan Swenson Condensed Matter Physics
Helena Rodilla Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Laboratory
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

2012–2014

Frysta bröd och degar

Jan Swenson Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Board of Agriculture

2012–2014

Förståelse av jonledningsmekanismen i polymerbaserade fasta elektrolyter

Jan Swenson Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Energy Agency

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Publications

2017

Dynamics of DiPGME-Water Mixtures in Mesoporous Silica

M. Sattig, Khalid Elamin, M. Reuhl et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Vol. 121 (12), p. 6796-6806
Journal article
2017

Conductivity-Relaxation Relations in Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes Containing Ionic Liquid

Mansoureh Shojaatalhoseini, Khalid Elamin, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 121 (41), p. 9699-9707
Journal article
2016

Confined Water as Model of Supercooled Water

S. Cerveny, F. Mallamace, Jan Swenson et al
Chemical Reviews. Vol. 116 (13), p. 7608-7625
Journal article
2016

The Role of Trehalose for the Stabilization of Proteins

Christoffer Olsson, Helen Jansson, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 120 (20), p. 4723-4731
Journal article
2016

Structure of Aqueous Trehalose Solution by Neutron Diffraction and Structural Modeling

Christoffer Olsson, Helen Jansson, T. Youngs et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 120 (49), p. 12669-12678
Journal article
2016

Evidence of Coupling between the Motions of Water and Peptides

S. Cerveny, I. Combarro-Palacios, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Vol. 7 (20), p. 4093-4098
Journal article
2015

Dynamics of aqueous binary glass-formers confined in MCM-41

Khalid Elamin, Helen Jansson, Jan Swenson
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 17 (19), p. 12978-12987
Journal article
2015

Brownian motion of single glycerol molecules in an aqueous solution as studied by dynamic light scattering

Khalid Elamin, Jan Swenson
Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. Vol. 91 (3)
Journal article
2015

Dynamics of deeply supercooled interfacial water

Jan Swenson, S. Cerveny
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 27 (3), p. Art. no. 033102-
Journal article
2014

Dynamics of supercooled water in a biological model system of the amino acid L-lysine

S. Cerveny, Jan Swenson
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 16 (40), p. 22382-22390
Journal article
2014

Relation between structural and conductivity relaxation in PEO and PEO based electrolytes

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 262, p. 785-789
Journal article
2014

Glass transition and relaxation dynamics of propylene glycol-water solutions confined in clay

Khalid Elamin, Jimmy Björklund, Fredrik Nyhlen et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 141 (3)
Journal article
2014

Anomalous dynamics of aqueous solutions of di-propylene glycol methylether confined in MCM-41 by quasielastic neutron scattering

Jan Swenson, Khalid Elamin, Guo Chen et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 141 (21)
Journal article
2013

Different behavior of water in confined solutions of high and low solute concentrations

Khalid Elamin, Helen Jansson, S. Kittaka et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 15 (42), p. 18437-18444
Journal article
2013

Impact of long-term frozen storage on the dynamics of water and ice in wheat bread

Guo Chen, C. Ohgren, Maud Langton et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 120-124
Journal article
2013

Why is there no clear glass transition of confined water?

Jan Swenson, Khalid Elamin, Helen Jansson et al
Chemical Physics. Vol. 424, p. 20-25
Journal article
2013

Impact of long-term frozen storage on the dynamics of water and ice in wheat bread

Guo Chen, C. Ohgren, Maud Langton et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 120-124
Journal article
2013

The temperature dependent structure of liquid 1-propanol as studied by neutron diffraction and EPSR simulations

Per Sillrén, Jan Swenson, Johan Mattsson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 138 (21), p. 214501-
Journal article
2013

A Porosimetric Mapping of Breadcrumb Structures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Guo Chen, Åsa Östlund, Lars Nordstierna et al
Food Biophysics. Vol. 8 (3), p. 209-215
Journal article
2013

Long-term frozen storage of wheat bread and dough - Effect of time, temperature and fibre on sensory quality, microstructure and state of water

Johanna Andersson, C. Ohgren, A. Alp et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 125-133
Journal article
2013

Dynamics of Poly(ethylene oxide) around Its Melting Temperature

Benson Koch Money, Jan Swenson
Macromolecules. Vol. 46 (17), p. 6949-6954
Journal article
2013

Long-Range Diffusion in Xylitol-Water Mixtures

Khalid Elamin, Stefano Cazzato, Johan Sjöström et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 117 (24), p. 7363-7369
Journal article
2013

The temperature dependent structure of liquid 1-propanol as studied by neutron diffraction and EPSR simulations

Per Sillrén, Jan Swenson, Johan Mattsson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 138 (21), p. 214501-
Journal article
2012

A dielectric relaxation study of nanocomposite polymer electrolytes

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 225, p. 346-349
Journal article
2012

Glass Transition and Relaxation Processes of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 116 (26), p. 7762-7770
Journal article
2012

Mechanistic Insight into the Structure and Dynamics of Entangled and Hydrated lambda-Phage DNA

S. Chakraborty, Takashi Uematsu, Christer Svanberg et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Vol. 116 (17), p. 4274-4284
Journal article
2012

A dielectric relaxation study of nanocomposite polymer electrolytes

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 225, p. 346-349
Journal article
2012

Formation and distribution of ice upon freezing of different formulations of wheat bread

Guo Chen, Helen Jansson, K. E. Lustrup et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 55 (3), p. 279-284
Journal article
2012

Calorimetric and relaxation properties of xylitol-water mixtures

Khalid Elamin, Johan Sjöström, Helen Jansson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 136 (10)
Journal article
2011

Interplay between Hydration Water and Headgroup Dynamics in Lipid Bilayers

Peter Berntsen, Christer Svanberg, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (8), p. 1825-1832
Journal article
2011

Role of Solvent for the Dynamics and the Glass Transition of Proteins

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (14), p. 4099-4109
Journal article
2011

Effects of Water Contamination on the Supercooled Dynamics of a Hydrogen-Bonded Model Glass Former

Johan Sjöström, Rikard Bergman, Carl Wadell et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (8), p. 1842-1847
Journal article
2011

Hydrogen Bond Induced Nonmonotonic Composition Behavior of the Glass Transition in Aqueous Binary Mixtures

Johan Sjöström, Johan Mattsson, Rikard Bergman et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (33), p. 10013-10017
Journal article
2011

The slow dielectric Debye relaxation of monoalcohols in confined geometries

Helen Jansson, Jan Swenson
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 134 (10)
Journal article
2010

Slow dielectric response of Debye-type in water and other hydrogen bonded liquids

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Journal of Molecular Structure. Vol. 972 (1-3), p. 92-98
Journal article
2010

The glass transition and relaxation behavior of bulk water and a possible relation to confined water

Jan Swenson, José Teixeira
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 132 (1), p. 014508-
Journal article
2010

Comment on "Hidden Slow Dynamics in Water'' Jansson, Bergman, and Swenson Reply

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 104 (24), p. 249804-
Journal article
2010

Dielectric secondary relaxation of water in aqueous binary glass-formers

Johan Sjöström, Johan Mattsson, Rikard Bergman et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 12 (35), p. 10452-10456
Journal article
2010

Slow Debye-type peak observed in the dielectric response of polyalcohols

Rikard Bergman, Helen Jansson, Jan Swenson
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 132 (4)
Journal article
2010

Biomechanical effects of environmental and engineered particles on human airway smooth muscle cells

Peter Berntsen, C. Y. Park, B. Rothen-Rutishauser et al
Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Vol. 7 (Suppl 3), p. S331-S340
Journal article
2010

Hidden Slow Dynamics in Water

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 104 (1)
Journal article
2010

Reduced mobility of di-propylene glycol methylether in its aqueous mixtures by quasielastic neutron scattering

Jan Swenson, Johan Sjöström, F. Fernandez-Alonso
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 133 (23)
Journal article
2010

The protein glass transition as measured by dielectric spectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry

Helen Jansson, Jan Swenson
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics. Vol. 1804 (1), p. 20-26
Journal article
2009

A unified model of protein dynamics

H. Frauenfelder, G. Chen, J Berendzen et al
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 106 (13), p. 5129-
Journal article
2009

Dynamics of a protein and its surrounding environment; A QENS study of myoglobin in water and glycerol mixtures

Helen Jansson, Florian Kargl, F Fernandez-Alonso et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 130 (20), p. 205101-
Journal article
2009

Structure of glasses near the glass transition temperature

Andreas Hall, Jan Swenson, D.T. Bowron et al
Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. Vol. 21, p. 245106-
Journal article
2009

Structural relaxations of phospholipids and water in planar membranes

Christer Svanberg, Peter Berntsen, Andreas Johansson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 130 (3), p. 035101-
Journal article
2008

Protein fluctuations explored by inelastic neutron scattering and dielectric relaxation spectroscopy

G. Chen, P. W. Fenimore, H. Frauenfelder et al
Philosophical Magazine. Vol. 88 (33-35), p. 3877-3883
Paper in proceedings
2008

Mixed mobile ion effect and cooperative motions in silver-sodium phosphate glasses

Andreas Hall, Jan Swenson, St. Adams et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 101 (19), p. 195901-
Journal article
2008

Diffraction and IR/Raman data do not prove tetrahedral water

M Leetmaa, K. T. Wikfedt, M P Ljungberg et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 129 (8), p. 084502-
Journal article
2008

Investigating hydration dependence of dynamics of confined water: Monolayer, hydration water and Maxwell-Wagner processes

Johan Sjöström, Jan Swenson, Rikard Bergman et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 128 (15), p. art. nr. 154503-
Journal article
2008

Solvent and lipid dynamics of hydrated lipid-bilayers by quasielastic neutron scattering

Jan Swenson, Florian Kargl, Peter Berntsen et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 129 (4), p. 045101-
Journal article
2008

Anomalous behaviour of supercooled water and its implication for protein dymamics

Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman
Lecture Notes in Physics; Aspects of Physical Biology: Biological water, Protein solutions,Transport and Replication, p. 23-42
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2007

Structure of AgxNa1-xPO3 glasses by neutron diffraction and reverse Monte Carlo modelling

Andreas Hall, Jan Swenson, C Karlsson et al
J. Phys.: Cond. Matter. Vol. 19 (415115)
Journal article
2007

Effect of Glycation on the Structure and Dynamics of DNA: A Critical Spectroscopic Approach

Bidisa Sengupta, Takashi Uematsu, Per Jacobsson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 111 (3), p. 646-651
Journal article
2007

Properties of hydration water and its role in protein dynamics

Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson, Johan Hedström et al
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. Vol. 19 (20), p. Art No 205109-
Journal article
2007

The dynamics of water in hydrated white bread by quasielastic neutron scattering

Florian Kargl, F Fernandez-Alonso, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 19 (41)
Paper in proceedings
2007

Does confined water exhibit a fragile-to-strong transition?

Johan Hedström, Jan Swenson, Rikard Bergman et al
European Physical Journal: Special Topics. Vol. 141 (1), p. 53-56
Paper in proceedings
2006

Comment on "Fraction of boroxol rings in vitreous boron oxide from a first-principles analysis of Raman and NMR spectra"

Jan Swenson, Lars Börjesson
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 96, p. 199701-
Journal article
2006

Reply to ”Comment on ’Dynamics of water in a molecular sieve by quasielastic neutron scattering’”

Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson, W.S. Howells et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 125, p. 077102-
Journal article
2006

Dynamics of fresh and freeze-dried strawberry and red onion by quasi-electric neutron scattering

Helen Jansson, W.S. Howells, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 110, p. 13786-
Journal article
2006

Water dynamics in n-propylene glycol aqueous solutions

S. Cerveny, G.A. Schwartz, A. Alegria et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 124 (19), p. Art. No. 194501-
Journal article
2006

Relaxation processes in supercooled confined water and implications for protein dynamics

Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 96 (24), p. Art. No. 247802-
Journal article
2006

Local dimensionality and intermediate range ordering of conduction pathways in ion conducting glasses

Andreas Hall, St. Adams, Jan Swenson
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 352, p. 5164-
Journal article
2006

Dynamics of hemoglobin in different solvents as studied by QENS and Dielectric Spectroscopy

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Jourrnal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 352, p. 4410-
Journal article
2006

The structure and dynamics of 2-dimensional fluids in swelling clays

N.T. Skipper, P.A. Lock, J.O. Titiloye et al
Chemical Geology. Vol. 230, p. 182-
Journal article
2006

Comparative study of ion conduction pathways in borate glasses

Andreas Hall, St. Adams, Jan Swenson
Physical Review B. Vol. 74, p. 174205-
Journal article
2005

Dynamics of sugar solutions as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 351, p. 2858-
Journal article
2005

Dielectric and calorimetric studies of hydrated purple membrane

Peter Berntsen, Rikard Bergman, Helen Jansson et al
Biophysical Journal. Vol. 89 (5), p. 3111-
Journal article
2005

Relation between solvent and protein dynamics as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

Helen Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 109 (50), p. 24134-24141
Journal article
2005

Dynamics of water in strawberries and red onion by dielectric spectroscopy

Helen Jansson, Caroline Huldt, Rikard Bergman et al
Physical Review E. Vol. 71, p. 011901-
Journal article
2005

Exploring the antioxidant property of bioflavonoid quercetin in preventing DNA glycation: A calorimetric and spectroscopic study

Bidisa Sengupta, Takashi Uematsu, Per Jacobsson et al
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 339 (1), p. 355-361
Journal article
2005

Relaxational dynamics in polymer gel electrolytes investigated by quasi-elastic neutron scattering

DANIEL ANDERSSON, Dennis Engberg, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122, p. 234905-
Journal article
2005

Properties of normal and glycated human hemoglobin in presence and absence of antioxidant

Bidisa Sengupta, Jan Swenson
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 334 (3), p. 954-959
Journal article
2005

Dynamics of propylene glycol and its oligomers confined to a single molecular layer

Jan Swenson, Dennis Engberg, W.S. Howells et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122, p. 244702-
Journal article
2005

Bond valence analysis of reverse Monte Carlo produces structural models; A way to understand ion conduction in glasses

S. Adams, Jan Swenson
J.ournal of Physics: Condensed Matter. Vol. 17, p. 87-
Journal article
2005

Diffusive solvent dynamics in a polymer gel electrolyte studied by quasi-elastic neutron scattering

DANIEL ANDERSSON, Dennis Engberg, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122 (23), p. 234905-
Journal article
2005

A SANS study of 3PEG-LiClO4-TiO2 nanocompostive polymer electrolytes

C. Karlsson, A.S. Best, Jan Swenson et al
Macromolecules. Vol. 38, p. 6666-
Journal article
2005

Dynamics of water in a molecular sieve by quasi-elastic neutron scattering

Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson, W.S. Howells et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122, p. 084505-
Journal article
2005

Structure of mixed alkali/alkaline-earth silicate glasses from neutron diffraction and vibrational spectroscopy

C. Karlsson, Ezio Zanghellini, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review B. Vol. 72 (6), p. 064206-
Journal article
2004

Predictability of ion transport properties from the structure of solid electrolytes

St. Adams, Jan Swenson
Ionics. Vol. 10, p. 317-
Journal article
2004

Glass transition and relaxation processes in supercooled water

S. Cerveny, G.A. Schwartz, Rikard Bergman et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 93, p. 245702-
Journal article
2004

Frequency dependent conductivity of single alkali and mixed alkali phosphate glasses

A. Mandanici, Christian Karlsson, Aleksandar Matic et al
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 345, p. 514-
Journal article
2004

Structural properties determining the ionic conductivity of CsI-doped AgPO3 glasses

Christian Karlsson, C. Meneghini, Jan Swenson
Physical Review B. Vol. 69, p. 224209-
Journal article
2004

Relaxations of hydrogen bonded liquids confined in two dimensional vermiculite clay

S. Cerveny, Johan Mattsson, Jan Swenson et al
J.ournal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 108, p. 11596-
Journal article
2004

Structural investigations of polymer electrolyte poly(propylene oxide)-LiClO4 using diffraction experiments and reverse Monte Carlo Simulations

P. Carlsson, DANIEL ANDERSSON, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 121 (23), p. 12026-12037
Journal article
2004

Glass transition and fragility of supercooled confined water

Jan Swenson
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. Vol. 16, p. 5317-
Journal article
2004

Structure-conductivity correlation in reverse Monte Carlo models of single and mixed alkali glasses

St. Adams, Jan Swenson
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 175, p. 665-
Journal article
2004

Relaxation dynamics of a polymer in a 2D confinement

Gustavo Schwartz, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson
Journal Chemical Physics. Vol. 120, p. 5736-
Journal article
2004

The nature of conduction pathways in mixed alkali phosphate glasses

Andreas Hall, S. Adams, Jan Swenson
Ionics. Vol. 10, p. 396-
Journal article
2003

Microscopic structure of tin-borate and tin-boratephosphate glasses

Cecilia Gejke, Ezio Zanghellini, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 119-121, p. 576-580.
Journal article
2000

Neutron diffraction investigations of the cation coordination in an amorphous polymer electrolyte, PPO-LiClO4

Patrik Carlsson, Jan Swenson, Lars Börjesson et al
Electrochimica Acta. Vol. 45 (8), p. 1449-1452
Journal article
2000

Dielectric study of supercooled 2D-water in a vermiculite clay

Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson, Lars Börjesson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 113 (1), p. 357-363
Journal article