Jan Swenson

Professor at Department of Physics, Condensed Matter Physics

Projects

2012–2019

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

Jan Swenson Department of Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2013–2017

Coherent cytoskeleton dynamics captured with cutting Edge X-ray methods

Jan Stake Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Laboratory
Jan Swenson Department of Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Helena Rodilla Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Laboratory
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

2012–2014

Frysta bröd och degar

Jan Swenson Department of Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Board of Agriculture

2012–2014

Förståelse av jonledningsmekanismen i polymerbaserade fasta elektrolyter

Jan Swenson Department of Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Swedish Energy Agency

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Publications

2016

Structure of Aqueous Trehalose Solution by Neutron Diffraction and Structural Modeling

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

Evidence of Coupling between the Motions of Water and Peptides

S. Cerveny, I. Combarro-Palacios, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Vol. 7 (20), p. 4093-4098
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Confined Water as Model of Supercooled Water

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

The Role of Trehalose for the Stabilization of Proteins

Christoffer Olsson, Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 120 (20), p. 4723-4731
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Manipulation of phase transition temperatures and supercooling of sugar alcohols based Phase Change Materials (PCMs) by urea

Johan Göhl, Robert Paberit, Erik Rilby et al
Proceedings of the INNOSTORAGE conference, Beer Sheva, Israel
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

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

Khalid Elamin, Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 17 (19), p. 12978-12987
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Dynamics of deeply supercooled interfacial water

Jan Swenson, S. Cerveny,
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. Vol. 27 (3), p. Art. no. 033102
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

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

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson et al
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 262, p. 785-789
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Dynamics of Poly(ethylene oxide) around Its Melting Temperature

Benson Koch Money, Jan Swenson,
Macromolecules. Vol. 46 (17), p. 6949-6954
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Why is there no clear glass transition of confined water?

Jan Swenson, Khalid Elamin, Helén Jansson et al
Chemical Physics. Vol. 424, p. 20-25
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

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

Khalid Elamin, Helén Jansson, S. Kittaka et al
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Vol. 15 (42), p. 18437-18444
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Long-Range Diffusion in Xylitol-Water Mixtures

Khalid Elamin, Stefano Cazzato, J. Sjostrom et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 117 (24), p. 7363-7369
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 Eckardt, C. Ohgren, A. Alp et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 125-133
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

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

Guo Chen, C. Ohgren, M. Langton et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 57 (1), p. 120-124
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

A dielectric relaxation study of nanocomposite polymer electrolytes

Benson Koch Money, K. Hariharan, Jan Swenson et al
Solid State Ionics. Vol. 225, p. 346-349
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Calorimetric and relaxation properties of xylitol-water mixtures

Khalid Elamin, Johan Sjöström, Helén Jansson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 136 (10)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Glass Transition and Relaxation Processes of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes

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

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

Guo Chen, Helén Jansson, K. E. Lustrup et al
Journal of Cereal Science. Vol. 55 (3), p. 279-284
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

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

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (14), p. 4099-4109
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

The slow dielectric Debye relaxation of monoalcohols in confined geometries

Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson,
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 134 (10)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Interplay between Hydration Water and Headgroup Dynamics in Lipid Bilayers

Peter Berntsen, C. Svanberg, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 115 (8), p. 1825-1832
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

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

Jan Swenson, Johan Sjöström, F. Fernandez-Alonso et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 133 (23)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

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

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 104 (24), p. 249804
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

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

Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson,
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics. Vol. 1804 (1), p. 20-26
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Reply to "Comment on 'Investigating hydrogen dependence of dynamics of confined water: Mono layer, hydration water and Maxwell-Wagner processes' J. Chem. Phys. 133, 037101 (2010) "

Johan Sjöström, Jan Swenson, Rikard Bergman et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 133 (3)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

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

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of molecular structure. Vol. 972 (1-3), p. 92-98
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

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

Rikard Bergman, Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 132 (4)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Hidden Slow Dynamics in Water

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 104 (1)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Structure of glasses near the glass transition temperature

Andreas J. Hall, Jan Swenson, D.T. Bowron et al
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. Vol. 21, p. 245106
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

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

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

A unified model of protein dynamics

H. Frauenfelder, G. Chen, J Berendzen et al
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Vol. 106 (13), p. 5129
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Diffraction and IR/Raman data do not prove tetrahedral water

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

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

Andreas J. Hall, Jan Swenson, St. Adams et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 101 (19), p. 195901
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Anomalous behaviour of supercooled water and its implication for protein dymamics

Jan Swenson, Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman et al
Lecture Notes in Physics; Aspects of Physical Biology: Biological water, Protein solutions,Transport and Replication, p. 23-42
Chapter in monograph, book
2008

Dynamical changes of hemoglobin and its surrounding water during thermal denaturation as studied by quasielastic neutron scattering and temperature modulated differential scanning calorimetry

Helén Jansson, Jan Swenson,
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 128 (24), p. 245104
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

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

Florian Kargl, F Fernandez-Alonso, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Current Challenges in Liquid and Glass Science.. Vol. 19 (41)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

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

Andreas J. Hall, Jan Swenson, C Karlsson et al
J. Phys.: Cond. Matter . Vol. 19 (415115)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Properties of hydration water and its role in protein dynamics

Jan Swenson, Helén Jansson, Johan Hedström et al
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. Vol. 19 (20), p. Art No 205109
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Comment on ``Pressure dependence of fragile-to-strong transition and a possible second critical point in supercooled confined water''

Jan Swenson,
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 97, p. 189801
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Comparative study of ion conduction pathways in borate glasses

Andreas J. Hall, St. Adams, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review B. Vol. 74, p. 174205
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

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

Andreas J. Hall, St. Adams, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 352, p. 5164
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

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

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Jourrnal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 352, p. 4410
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

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

Jan Swenson, Helén Jansson, W.S. Howells et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 125, p. 077102
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

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

Helén Jansson, W.S. Howells, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 110, p. 13786
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Relaxation processes in supercooled confined water and implications for protein dynamics

Jan Swenson, Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman et al
Physical Review Letters. Vol. 96 (24), p. Art. No. 247802
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Relation between solvent and protein dynamics as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Vol. 109 (50), p. 24134-24141
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Dielectric and calorimetric studies of hydrated purple membrane

Peter Berntsen, Rikard Bergman, Helén Jansson et al
Biophysical Journal. Vol. 89, p. 3111
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Dynamics of sugar solutions as studied by dielectric spectroscopy

Helén Jansson, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Vol. 351, p. 2858
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Dynamics of water in strawberries and red onion by dielectric spectroscopy

Helén Jansson, Caroline Huldt, Rikard Bergman et al
Physical Review E. Vol. 71, p. 011901
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

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

Jan Swenson, Helén Jansson, W.S. Howells et al
Journal of Chemical Physics. Vol. 122, p. 084505
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Predictability of ion transport properties from the structure of solid electrolytes

St. Adams, Jan Swenson,
Ionics. Vol. 10, p. 317
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

The nature of conduction pathways in mixed alkali phosphate glasses

Andreas J. Hall, S. Adams, Jan Swenson et al
Ionics. Vol. 10, p. 396
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

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

Christian Karlsson, C. Meneghini, Jan Swenson et al
Physical Review B. Vol. 69, p. 224209
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Glass transition and fragility of supercooled confined water

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

Relaxation dynamics of a polymer in a 2D confinement

Gustavo Schwartz, Rikard Bergman, Jan Swenson et al
Journal Chemical Physics. Vol. 120, p. 5736
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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.
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed