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, M. Vogel, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Vol. 121 (12), p. 6796-6806
Journal article
2016

Confined Water as Model of Supercooled Water

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

Structure of Aqueous Trehalose Solution by Neutron Diffraction and Structural Modeling

Christoffer Olsson, Helen Jansson, Biochemistry V. P. Rpenter Jf et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 120 (49), p. 12669-12678
Journal article
2016

The Role of Trehalose for the Stabilization of Proteins

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

Evidence of Coupling between the Motions of Water and Peptides

Jan Swenson, I. Combarro-Palacios, S. Cerveny
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, Jan Swenson, Helen Jansson
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

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

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

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

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

V. G. Sakai, W. Lohstroh, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 141 (21)
Journal article
2014

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

Khalid Elamin, Fredrik Nyhlen, Madeleine Yttergren et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 141 (3)
Journal article
2013

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

C. Ohgren, Magnus Nydén, K. E. Lustrup et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 120-124
Journal article
2013

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

Khalid Elamin, S. Kittaka, Jan Swenson 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

Jan Swenson, Magnus Nydén, 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

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

Why is there no clear glass transition of confined water?

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

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

Jan Swenson, 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

A. Alp, Guo Chen, A. Astrom et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 125-133
Journal article
2013

Long-Range Diffusion in Xylitol-Water Mixtures

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

Dynamics of Poly(ethylene oxide) around Its Melting Temperature

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

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

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

A dielectric relaxation study of nanocomposite polymer electrolytes

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

A dielectric relaxation study of nanocomposite polymer electrolytes

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

Glass Transition and Relaxation Processes of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes

K. Hariharan, Benson Koch Money, 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, Jan Swenson, G. Armstrong et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Vol. 116 (17), p. 4274-4284
Journal article
2012

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

Helen Jansson, Guo Chen, Jan Swenson 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, Jan Swenson 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

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

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

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

Johan Mattsson, Rikard Bergman, Tobias Moberg et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (8), p. 1842-1847
Journal article
2011

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

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

Dielectric secondary relaxation of water in aqueous binary glass-formers

Erik Johansson, David Svantesson, Karin Josefsson et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 12 (35), p. 10452-10456
Journal article
2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

T. C. Donaghey, Jan Swenson, D. J. Tschumperlin et al
Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Vol. 7 (Suppl 3), p. S331-S340
Journal article
2010

Hidden Slow Dynamics in Water

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

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

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

A unified model of protein dynamics

H. Frauenfelder, J Berendzen, I Mihut-Stroe 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

Jan Swenson, 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

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

Structural relaxations of phospholipids and water in planar membranes

Therese A Hedlund, Peter Berntsen, Jan Swenson 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

Jan Swenson, F. Mezei, P. W. Fenimore 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

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

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

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

Diffraction and IR/Raman data do not prove tetrahedral water

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

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

Christer Svanberg, Peter Berntsen, Florian Kargl 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

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

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

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

Properties of hydration water and its role in protein dynamics

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

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

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

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

Jan Swenson, Johan Sjöström, Florian Kargl et al
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 19 (41)
Paper in proceedings
2007

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

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

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

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

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

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

Relaxation processes in supercooled confined water and implications for protein dynamics

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

Water dynamics in n-propylene glycol aqueous solutions

A. Alegria, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 124 (19), p. Art. No. 194501-
Journal article
2006

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

St. Adams, Jan Swenson, Andreas Hall
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

P.A. Lock, Z.A. Mirza, F Fernandez-Alonso et al
Chemical Geology. Vol. 230, p. 182-
Journal article
2006

Comparative study of ion conduction pathways in borate glasses

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

Dynamics of water in strawberries and red onion by dielectric spectroscopy

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

Dynamics of sugar solutions as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

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

Relation between solvent and protein dynamics as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

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

Dielectric and calorimetric studies of hydrated purple membrane

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

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

Dennis Engberg, W.S. Howells, Christer Svanberg et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122, p. 234905-
Journal article
2005

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

Takashi Uematsu, Per Jacobsson, Jan Swenson et al
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 339 (1), p. 355-361
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

Dennis Engberg, T. Seydel, 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

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

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

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

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

A.S. Best, J. Kohlbrec her, Jan Swenson et al
Macromolecules. Vol. 38, p. 6666-
Journal article
2005

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

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

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

D.T. Bowron, Lars Börjesson, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review B. Vol. 72 (6), p. 064206-
Journal article
2004

Frequency dependent conductivity of single alkali and mixed alkali phosphate glasses

Jan Swenson, Aleksandar Matic, M. Cutroni 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

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

Predictability of ion transport properties from the structure of solid electrolytes

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

Glass transition and relaxation processes in supercooled water

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

Relaxations of hydrogen bonded liquids confined in two dimensional vermiculite clay

Jan Swenson, S. Cerveny, Rikard Bergman et al
J.ournal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 108, p. 11596-
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

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

Jan Swenson, Lars Börjesson, R.L. McGreevy et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 121 (23), p. 12026-12037
Journal article
2004

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

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

Relaxation dynamics of a polymer in a 2D confinement

Jan Swenson, Rikard Bergman, Gustavo Schwartz
Journal Chemical Physics. Vol. 120, p. 5736-
Journal article
2003

Microscopic structure of tin-borate and tin-boratephosphate glasses

Cecilia Gejke, Ezio Zanghellini, Lars Börjesson 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

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