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Dr K Johan L Mattsson

Soft Matter Group

Contact details

Room: 9.60
Tel: +44 (0)113 3433815
Email: k.j.l.mattsson @ leeds.ac.uk

Keywords

Soft matter
Glass
Non-equilibrium
Gel
Battery

Research interests

Current research topics include: (i) Formation and behaviour of non-equilibrium systems such as glasses, gels or jammed states in molecular, colloidal or supramolecular systems (ii) the effect of chain conformation and shear on the dynamics of oligomers and polymers (iii) physical gelation in polymeric and colloidal systems (iv) structure and dynamics in thin polymer films and other geometrically confined systems (v) applications including the development of novel battery materials and the cryopreservation of proteins and cells. I use experimental techniques including light, x-ray and neutron scattering, dielectric spectroscopy, rheology, calorimetry and laser scanning confocal microscopy together with a wide range of characterisation techniques including optical microscopy, SEM, TEM, AFM and QCM.

Publications

Mattsson J The glass transition In Fluids, Colloids and Soft Materials: An Introduction to Soft Matter Physics , 2018
DOI:10.1002/9781119220510.ch13
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Price HC, Mattsson J, Murray BJ Sucrose diffusion in aqueous solution Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 19207-19216, 2016
DOI:10.1039/c6cp03238a

Price H, Mattsson J, Murray B Datasets associated with’Sucrose diffusion in aqueous solution’., 2016
DOI:10.5518/83

Price HC, Mattsson J, Zhang Y, Bertram AK, Davies JF, Grayson JW, Martin ST, O'Sullivan D, Reid JP, Rickards AMJ, Murray BJ Water diffusion in atmospherically relevantα-pinene secondary organic material Chemical Science 6 4876-4883, 2015
DOI:10.1039/c5sc00685f
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Sillrén P, Matic A, Karlsson M, Koza M, Maccarini M, Fouquet P, Götz M, Bauer T, Gulich R, Lunkenheimer P, Loidl A, Mattsson J, Gainaru C, Vynokur E, Schildmann S, Bauer S, Böhmer R Liquid 1-propanol studied by neutron scattering, near-infrared, and dielectric spectroscopy. J Chem Phys 140 124501-, 2014
DOI:10.1063/1.4868556
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Price HC, Murray BJ, Mattsson J, O'Sullivan D, Wilson TW, Baustian KJ, Benning LG Quantifying water diffusion in high-viscosity and glassy aqueous solutions using a Raman isotope tracer method ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS 14 3817-3830, 2014
DOI:10.5194/acp-14-3817-2014

Sillrén P, Swenson J, Mattsson J, Bowron D, Matic A The temperature dependent structure of liquid 1-propanol as studied by neutron diffraction and EPSR simulations. J Chem Phys 138 214501-, 2013
DOI:10.1063/1.4807863
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Sillrén P, Bielecki J, Mattsson J, Börjesson L, Matic A A statistical model of hydrogen bond networks in liquid alcohols. J Chem Phys 136 094514-, 2012
DOI:10.1063/1.3690137
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Muluneh M, Sprakel J, Wyss HM, Mattsson J, Weitz DA Direct visualization of pH-dependent evolution of structure and dynamics in microgel suspensions. J Phys Condens Matter 23 505101-, 2011
DOI:10.1088/0953-8984/23/50/505101
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Sjöström J, Mattsson J, Bergman R, Swenson J Hydrogen bond induced nonmonotonic composition behavior of the glass transition in aqueous binary mixtures. J Phys Chem B 115 10013-10017, 2011
DOI:10.1021/jp2024186
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Sjöström J, Bergman R, Wadell C, Moberg T, Swenson J, Mattsson J Effects of water contamination on the supercooled dynamics of a hydrogen-bonded model glass former. J Phys Chem B 115 1842-1847, 2011
DOI:10.1021/jp108070c
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Fernandez-Nieves A, Wyss HM, Mattsson J, Weitz DA Microgel Suspensions: Fundamentals and Applications Microgel Suspensions: Fundamentals and Applications -, 2011
DOI:10.1002/9783527632992
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Fernandez-Nieves A, Wyss HM, Mattsson J, Weitz DA Preface Microgel Suspensions: Fundamentals and Applications xiii-xv, 2011
DOI:10.1002/9783527632992

Wyss HM, Mattsson J, Franke T, Fernandez-Nieves A, Weitz DA Mechanics of Single Microgel Particles, 2011
DOI:10.1002/9783527632992.ch12

Fernandez-Nieves A, Wyss HM, Mattsson J, Weitz DA Microgel Suspensions: Fundamentals and Applications Microgel Suspensions: Fundamentals and Applications -, 2011
DOI:10.1002/9783527632992
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Fernandez-Nieves A, Wyss H, Mattsson J, Weitz DA Microgel Suspensions, 2011
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Sjöström, J, Mattsson, J, Bergman, R, Johansson, E, Josefsson, K, Svantesson, D, Swenson, J Dielectric secondary relaxation of water in aqueous binary glass-formers Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12 10452-, 2010

Eisenmann, C, Kim, C, Mattsson, KJL, Weitz, DA Shear melting of a colloidal glass Physical Review Letters 104 035502-, 2010

Mattsson KJL, Wyss HM, Fernandez-Nieves A, Miyazaki K, Hu Z, Reichman DR, Weitz DA Soft colloids make strong glasses Nature 462 83-, 2009

Mattsson KJL, Bergman R, Jacobsson P, Börjesson L Effects of hydrogen bonding on supercooled liquid dynamics and the implications for supercooled water Physical Review B 79 174205-, 2009

Roland CM, Casalini R, Bergman R, Mattsson J Role of hydrogen bonds in the supercooled dynamics of glass-forming liquids at high pressures PHYS REV B 77 -, 2008
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.012201

Wyss HM, Miyazaki K, Mattsson J, Hu Z, Reichman DR, Weitz DA Strain-rate frequency superposition: a rheological probe of structural relaxation in soft materials. Phys Rev Lett 98 238303-, 2007
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.238303
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Mattsson J, Bergman R, Jacobsson P, Börjesson L Influence of chain length on the alpha-beta bifurcation in oligomeric glass formers. Phys Rev Lett 94 165701-, 2005
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.165701
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Cerveny S, Mattsson J, Swenson J, Bergman R Relaxations of hydrogen-bonded liquids confined in two-dimensional vermiculite clay J PHYS CHEM B 108 11596-11603, 2004
DOI:10.1021/jp037346r

Matic A, Mattsson J, Bergman R Dynamics around the sol-gel transition in thermoreversible atactic polystyrene gels, 2004

Bergman R, Mattsson J, Svanberg C Different routes to an understanding of the excess wing in the dielectric loss of glass-formers, 2004

Brodin A, Bergman R, Mattsson J, Rossler EA Light scattering and dielectric manifestations of secondary relaxations in molecular glassformers EUR PHYS J B 36 349-357, 2003
DOI:10.1140/epjb/e2003-00353-6

Bergman R, Mattsson J, Svanberg C, Schwartz GA, Swenson J Confinement effects on the excess wing in the dielectric loss of glass-formers EUROPHYS LETT 64 675-681, 2003

Schwartz GA, Bergman R, Mattsson J, Swenson J Dielectric relaxation studies of poly(propylene glycol) confined in vermiculite clay European Physical Journal E 12 101-104, 2003
DOI:10.1140/epje/i2003-10044-4
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Schwartz GA, Bergman R, Mattsson J, Swenson J Dielectric relaxation studies of poly(propylene glycol) confined in vermiculite clay. Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 12 Suppl 1 S113-S116, 2003
DOI:10.1140/epjed/e2003-01-026-0
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Mattsson J, Matic A, Monaco G, Engberg D, Borjesson L High-frequency collective excitations in a molecular glass-former, 2003

Mattsson J, Bergman R, Jacobsson P, Börjesson L Chain-length-dependent relaxation scenarios in an oligomeric glass-forming system: from merged to well-separated alpha and beta loss peaks. Phys Rev Lett 90 075702-, 2003
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.075702
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Forrest JA, Mattsson J, Borjesson L Using adhesion to probe viscoelasticity of polymer film surfaces: A quartz crystal microbalance study EUR PHYS J E 8 129-136, 2002
DOI:10.1140/epje/i2001-10102-5

Mattsson J Glass transition dynamics in soft condensed matter Doktorsavhandlingar vid Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola -, 2002

Mattsson J, Forrest JA, Borjesson L Quantifying glass transition behavior in ultrathin free-standing polymer films Phys Rev E Stat Phys Plasmas Fluids Relat Interdiscip Topics 62 5187-5200, 2000
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Forrest JA, Mattsson J Using polymer films to probe finite size effects in glass forming materials, 2000

Forrest JA, Mattsson J Reductions of the glass transition temperature in thin polymer films: Probing the length scale of cooperative dynamics PHYS REV E 61 R53-R56, 2000

Mattsson J, Forrest JA, Krozer A, Soddervall U, Wennerberg A, Torell LM Characterisation of sub micron salt-doped polymer electrolyte films, 2000

Forrest JA, Mattsson J Using polymer films to probe finite size effects in glass forming materials Journal De Physique. IV : JP 10 -, 2000