Technische Chemie/Mehrphasenreaktionstechnik

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Michael Schwarze

Fakultät II Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften
Institut für Chemie
Technische Chemie, Mehrphasenreaktionstechnik

Raum TC 113
Tel.: +49 (0)30/314-24097



Homogene Katalyse, Photokatalyse, Katalysatorimmobilisierung, photokatalytischer Abbau von Schadstoffen, tensidbasierte Trennprozesse (Extraktion, Flotation, Filtration), Entfernung von Schadstoffen aus Wasserkreisläufen.

Aktuelle Projekte


Lehrveranstaltungen von Priv.-Doz. Dr. Michael Schwarze finden Sie im Online-Vorlesungsverzeichnis.



102) C. Walter, R. Beltran-Suito, M. Schwarze, N. Gupta, P. Menezes, M. Driess, Elemental chalcogens acting as metal-free electrocatalysts for effective alkaline and acidic hydrogen evolution reaction, Catal. Today, in press


101) R. Parapat, M. Schwarze, A. Ibrahim, M. Tasbihi, R. Schomäcker, Efficient Preparation of Nanocatalysts Case Study: Green Synthesis of Supported Pt Nanoparticles by Using Microemulsions and Mangosteen Peel Extract, RSC Adv. 12, 2022, 34346-34358.

100) A. Rana, M. Schwarze, M. Tasbihi, X. Sala, J. García-Antón, M. Minceva, Influence of cocatalysts  (Ni, Co, and Cu) and synthesis method on the photocatalytic activity of exfoliated graphitic carbon nitride for hydrogen production, Nanomat. 12 (22), 2022, 4006.

99) T. Thiel, X. Zhang, B. Radhakrishnan, R. van de Krol, F.Abdi, M. Schroeter, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Kinetic investigation of para-nitrophenol reduction with photodeposited platinum nanoparticles onto tunicate cellulose, RSC Adv. 12, 2022, 30860-30870.

98) M. Schwarze, T. A. Thiel, A. Rana, J. Yang, A. Acharijya, A. D. Nguyen, S. Tameu Djoko, E. Kutorglo, M. Tasbihi, M. Minceva, S. Huseyinova, P. Menezes, C. Walter, M. Driess, R. Schomäcker, A. Thomas, Screening of Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for Water Splitting, Chem. Ing. Tech. 94 (11), 2022, 1739-1746.

97) T. Shojaeimehr, M. Schwarze, M. Tupinamba Lima, R. Schomäcker, Correlation of performance data of silica particle flotations and foaming properties of cationic and nonionic surfactants for the development of selection criteria for flotation auxiliaries, Coll. Surf. A 649, 2022, 129159.

96) C. Walter, S. Kalra, R. Beltra-Suito, M. Schwarze, M. Driess, P. Menezes, Manganese Sulfide Enables the Formation of a Highly Active β-MnOOH Electrocatalyst for Effective Alkaline Water Oxidation, Mat. Today Chem. 24, 2022, 100905.

95) T.A. Thiel, K. Obata, F.F. Abdi, R. van de Krol, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Photocatalytic hydrogenation of acetophenone on a titanium dioxide cellulose film, RSC Adv. 12, 2022, 7055-7065.

94) I. Alvarez-Prada, A.D. Nguyen, N. Romero, H. Hou, E. Benazzi, L. Estriche, A. Achariya, A. Thomas, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, X. Sala, M. Natali, J. Garcia-Anton, M. Tasbihi, Insights into the light-driven hydrogen evolution reaction of mesoporous graphitic carbon nitride decorated with Pt or Ru nanoparticles, Dalton Trans. 51, 2022, 731-740.

93) M. Schwarze, T.A. Thiel, M. Tasbihi, M. Schroeter, P. W. Menezes, C. Walter, M. Driess, R. Schomäcker, Use of Cellulose for the Production of Photocatalytic Films for Hydrogen Evolution Along the Lines of Paper Production, Energy Technol. 10, 2022, 2100525.



92) L. Morjene, F. Aloulou, M. Tasbihi, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, M. Seffen, New composite material based on Kaolinite, cement, TiO2 for efficient removal of phenol by photocatalysis, Environ. Sci. Poll. Res. 28, 2021, 35991-36003.

91) L. Morjene, M. Schwarze, M. Seffen, R. Schomäcker, M. Tasbihi, Immobilization of TiO2 Semiconductor Nanoparticles onto Posidonia Oceanica Fibers for Photocatalytic Phenol Degradation, Water 13, 2021, 2948.

90) J. Yang, A. Acharjya, M.-Y. Ye, J. Rabeah, S. Li, Z. Kochovski, S. Youk, J. Roeser, J. Grüneberg, C. Penschke, M. Schwarze, T. Wang, Y. Lu, R. van de Krol, M. Oschatz, R. Schomäcker, P. Saalfrank, A. Thomas, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 60, 2021, 19797-19803.

89) M. Schwarze, C. Klingbeil, H. U. Do, E. M. Kutorglo, R. Y. Parapat, M. Tasbihi, Highly Active TiO2 Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Production through a Combination of Commercial TiO2 Material, Catalysts 11, 2021, 1027.

88) M. Tasbihi, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction and Beyond (Bookchapter).

87) A. G. Rana, M. Tasbihi, M. Schwarze, M. Minceva, Efficient Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) for Photocatalytic Contaminant Degradation Using Exfoliated Metal-Free Graphitic Carbon Nitride and Visible Light-Emitting Diodes, Catalysts 11, 2021, 662.

86) A. Singh, D. Hollmann, M. Schwarze, C. Panda, B. Singh, P. Menezes, A. Indra, Exploring the Mechanism of Peroxodisulfate Activation with Silver Metavanadate to Generate Abundant Reactive  Oxygen Species, Adv. Sus. Sys. 5, 2021, 20000288.

85) M. Schwarze, Recycling of catalysts from surfactant systems, Chem. Ing. Techn. 93 (2021) 31-41.

84) A. Indra, R. Beltran-Suito, M. Müller, R. P. Sivasankaran, M. Schwarze, A. Acharjya, B. Prahan, J. Hofkens, A. Brückner, A. Thomas, P. W. Menezes, M. Driess,  Promoting Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity of Graphitic Carbon Nitride with Hole Transfer Agents, ChemSusChem 14 (2021) 306-312.

83) I. Álvarez-Prada, D. Peral, M. Song, J. Muñoz, N. Romero, L. Escriche, A. Acharjya, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, X. Sala, M. Tasbihi, J. García-Antóna, Carbon-based Nanoallotropes Carrying Ruthenium Nanoparticles as Co-catalyst to Enhance the Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity of Carbon Nitride, Renewable Energy 168 (2021) 668-675.


82) K. Obata, R. van de Krol, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, F. Abdi, In situ observation of pH change during water splitting in neutral pH conditions:  impact of natural convection driven by buoyancy effects, Energy & Environmental Science 13 (2020) 5104-5116.

81) L. Morjène, M. Tasbihi, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, F. Aloulou, M. Seffen,  A composite of clay, cement, and wood as natural support material for the immobilization of commercial titania (P25, P90, PC500, C-TiO2) towards photocatalytic phenol degradation, Wat. Sci. Technol. 81 (9), 2020, 1882-1893.

80) Simon Yves Tameu Djokoa, Hadis Bashiri, Estella Tamungang Njoyim, Mojtaba Arabameri, Serges Djepang, Arnaud Kamdem Tamo, Samuel Laminsi, Minoo Tasbihi, Michael Schwarze, Reinhard Schomäcker, Urea and green tea like precursors for the preparation of g-C3N4 based carbon nanomaterials (CNMs) composites as photocatalysts for photodegradation of pollutants under UV light irradiation, J. Photochem. Photobio. A 398, 2020, 112596.

79) M. Schwarze, D. Seo, B.Bibouche, R. Schomäcker, Comparison of positively charged polymer species and cationic surfactants for methyl orange removal via polyelectrolyte and micellar enhanced ultrafiltration, J. Wat. Process Eng. 36, 2020, 101287.

78) T. Shojaeimehr, M. Tasbihi, A. Acharjya, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Impact of operating conditions for the continuous-flow degradation of diclofenac with immobilized carbon nitride photocatalysts, J. Photochem. Photobio. 388, 2020, 112182

77) L. Abdolvahabpour Nobijari, M. Schwarze, M. Tasbihi, Photocatalytic Degradation of Phenol Using Photodeposited Pt Nanoparticles on Titania, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 20, 2020, 1056–1065


76) P. Menezes, C. Panda, C. Walter, M. Schwarze, M. Driess, A Cobalt‐Based Amorphous Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Water‐Splitting Evolved from a Single‐Source Lazulite Cobalt Phosphate, Adv. Funct. Mat. 29, 2019, 1808632

75) J. Rieß, M. Lublow, S. Anders, M. Tasbihi, A. Achariya, K. Kailasam, A. Thomas, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, XPS studies on dispersed and immobilised carbon nitrides used for dye degradation, Photochem. Photobio. Sci., 2019, 1833-1839

74) M. Tasbihi, M. Schwarze, M. Edelmannova, C. Spöri, P. Strasser, R. Schomäcker, Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to Hydrocarbons by using Photodeposited Pt nanoparticles on Carbon-doped Titania, Catal. Today 328, 2019, 8-14 (Link)

73) R. Parapat, F. A. Yudatama, M. R. Musadi, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Antioxidant as Structure Directing Agent in Nanocatalyst Preparation. Case Study: Catalytic Activity of Supported Pt Nanocatalyst in Levulinic Acid Hydrogenation, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 58 (7), 2019, 2460–2470 (Link)

72) M. Schmidt, S. Schreiber, L. Franz, H. Langhoff, A. Farhang, M. Horstmann, H.-J. Drexler, D. Heller, M. Schwarze, Hydrogenation of itaconic acid in micellar solutions: catalyst recycling with cloud point extraction?, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 58 (7), 2019, 2445–2453 (Link)

71) M. Tupinamba Lima, M. Groß, S.N. Kurt-Zerdeli, M. Simon, S. Schreiber, M. Gradzielski, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Surface and aggregation properties of a plant-oil derived biosurfactant, Coll. Surf. B, 174, 2019, 521-527 (Link)


70) M. Schmidt, J. Deckwerth, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Alkaline Hydrolysis of Methyl Decanoate in Surfactant based Systems, J. Org. Chem., 83,  2018, 7398-7406 (Link)

69) R. Tchinda, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, M. Tasbihi, Comparison of Commercial Nanosized Titania Particles for the Degradation of Declofenac, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 18, 2018, 7952-7959

68) E. Askar, V. Schröder, T. Schmid, M. Schwarze, Explosion characteristics of mildly flammable refrigerants ignited with high-energy ignition sources in closed systems, Int J Refrig, 90, 2018, 249-256 (Link)

67) P. Menezes,  C. Panda,  S. Loos,  F. Bunschei-Bruns,  C. Walter,  M. Schwarze,  X. Deng,  H. Dau,  M. Driess, A structurally versatile microporous nickel phosphite acting as a robust bifunctional electrocatalyst for overall water-splitting, Energy Environ. Sci., 11, 2018, 1287-1298 (Link)

66) T. Shojaeimehr, F. Rahimpour, M. Schwarze, J.-U. Repke, H. R. Godini, G. Woznyc, Use of RSM for the Multivariate, Simultaneous Multiobjective Optimization of the Operating Conditions of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids Ion-Exclusion Chromatography Column: Quantitative Study of Hydrodynamic, Isotherm, and Thermodynamic Behavior, J. Chrom. A, 1083, 2018, 146-159 (Link)

65) M. Schwarze, L. Schaefer, L. Chiappisi, M. Gradzielski, Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration (MEUF) of methylene blue with carboxylate surfactants, Sep. Purif. Technol., 199, 2018, 20-26 (Link)

64) P. Pachfule, A. Achariya, J. Roeser, T. Langenhahn, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, A. Thomas, J. Schmidt, Diacetylene Functionalized Covalent Organic Framework (COF) for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140, 2018, 1423-1427 (Link)

63) S. Krüger, M. Schwarze, O. Baumann, C. Günter, M. Bruns, C Kübel, D. Vinga Szabó, R. Meinusch, V. de Zea Bermudez, A. Taubert, Bombyx mori silk/titania/gold hybrid materials for photocatalytic water splitting: combining renewable raw materials with clean fuels, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 9, 2018, 187-204 (Link)


62) Rubén S. Ramón, Steven P. Nolan, Armin Börner, Ralf Jackstell, Frédéric Hapiot, Eric Monflier, Michael Schwarze,Reinhard Schomäcker,David E. Bergbreiter,Lukasz T. Pilarski,Kálmán J. Szabó,Robert Kourist,Uwe T. Bornscheuer, Applied Homogeneous Catalysis with Organometallic Compounds, 2017, 809-950 (Bookchapter) (Link)

61) M. Groß, M. Tupinamba Lima, M. Uhlig, A. Ebraheme, O. Roeber, B. Olschewski, R. von Klitzing, R. S chomäcker, M. Schwarze, Biopolymers for dye removal via foam separation, Sep. Purif. Technol., 2017, 188, 451-457 (Link)

60) M. Schwarze, Micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration (MEUF) - state of the art, Environ. Sci. Wat. Res. Technol., 2017, 3, 598-624(Link)

59) S. Kücken, A. Acharjya, L. Zhi, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, A. Thomas, Fast Tuning of Covalent Triazine Frameworks for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Chem. Comm., 2017, 53, 5854-5857 (Link)

58) A. Indra, A. Acharjya, P. Menezes, C. Merschjann, D. Hollmann, M. Schwarze, M. Aktas, A. Friedrich, S. Lochbrunner, A. Thomas, M. Driess, Boosting Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution with an Integrated Nickel Phosphide–Carbon Nitride System, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 1653-1657 (Link); Angew. Chem., 2017, 129, 1675-1679 (Link)


57) T. Pogrzeba, M. Schmidt, L. Hohl, A. Weber, G. Buchner, J. Schulz, M. Schwarze, M. Kraume, and R. Schomäcker, Catalytic Reactions in Aqueous Surfactant-Free Multiphase Emulsions, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 12765-12775 (Link)

56) P. Menezes, A. Indra, M. Schwarze, F. Schuster, M. Driess, Morphology-Dependent Activities of Silver Phosphate Nanoparticles: Visible light Water Oxidation and Dye Degradation, Chem. Plus. Chem., 2016, 81, 1068-1074 (Link)

55) K. Kailasam, M. Mesch, L. Möhlmann, M. Baar, S. Blechert, M. Schwarze, M. Schröder, R. Schomäcker, J. Senker, A. Thomas, Donor–Acceptor-Type Heptazine-Based Polymer Networks for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Energy Techn., 2016, 4, 744-750 (Link)

54) I. Volovych, M. Neumann, M. Schmidt, G. Buchner, J.-Y. Yang, J. Wölk, T. Sottmann, R. Strey, R.Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, A novel process concept for the three step Boscalid® synthesis, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 58279 (Link)

53) M. Schmidt, T. Pogrzeba,  D. Stehl, R. Sachse, M. Schwarze, R. von Klitzing, R. Schomäcker, Verteilungsgleichgewichte von Liganden in mizellaren Lösungsmittelsystemen, Chem. Ing. Techn., 2016, 88, 119-127 (Link)

52) Y. Kasaka, B. Bibouche, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Investigation of phase behaviour of selected chemical reaction mixtures in microemulsions for technical applications, Coll. Surf. A, 2016, 494, 49-58 (Link)

51)  T. Pogrzeba, D. Müller, M. Illner, M. Schmidt, Y. Kasaka, A. Weber, G. Wozny, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Superior catalyst recycling in surfactant based multiphase systems – Quo vadis catalyst complex?, Chem. Eng. Process., 2016, 99, 155-166 (Link).


50) O. Arbelaez, L. Correa, R. Y. Parapat, K. Knemeyer, F. Bustamante, A. Luz Villa, M. Schwarze, Pd@Al2O3-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Allylbenzene to Propylbenzene in Methanol and Aqueous Micellar Solutions, Chem. Eng. Technol., 2015, 38, 2291–2298 (Link).

49)   M. Schröder, K. Kailasam, J. Borgmeyer, M. Neumann, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Hydrogen evolution reaction in a large scale reactor using a carbon nitride photocatalyst under natural sunlight irradiation, Energy Technol. , 2015, 3, 1014-1017 (Link).

48)   L.A.T. Nguyen, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Adsorption of non-ionic surfactant from aqueous solution onto various ultrafiltration membranes, J. Membr. Sci. , 2015, 493, 120-133 (Link).

47)   M. Schwarze und M. Schröder, Solare Wasserstofferzeugung - Vom Labor in die Praxis, GIT-Labor , 2015, 6, 24-27 (Link).

46)   K. Kailasam, A. Fischer, G. Zhang, J. Zhang, M. Schwarze, M. Schröder, X. Wang, R. Schomäcker, A. Thomas, Mesoporous Carbon Nitride-Tungsten Oxide Composites for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, ChemSusChem , 2015, 8, 1404-1410 (Link).

45)   P. Menezes, A. Indra, D. Gonzales-Flores, N. Ranjbar Sahraie, I. Zaharieva, M. Schwarze, P. Strasser, H. Dau, M. Driess, High-Performance Oxygen Redox Catalysis with Multifunctional Cobalt Oxide Nanochains: Morphology Dependent Activity, ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 2017-2017 (Link).

44)   M. Schwarze, T. Pogrzeba, K. Seifert, T. Hamerla, R. Schomäcker, Recent developments in hydrogenation and hydroformylation in surfactant systems, Catal. Today. , 2015, 247, 55-63 (Link).

43)   M. Schwarze, M. Gross, G. Buchner, L. Kapitzki, L. Chiappisi, M. Gradzielski, Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration (MEUF) of metal cations with oleylethoxycarboxylate, J. Membr. Sci. , 2015, 478, 140-147 (Link).

42)   M. Schwarze, T. Pogrzeba, I. Volovych, R. Schomäcker, Microemulsion systems for catalytic reactions and processes, Catal. Sci. Technol. , 2015, 5, 24-33 (Link).


41)   M. Schwarze, Tensidsysteme in Syntheseprozessen, CITplus , 2014, 12, 55-56 (Link).   

40)   R. Y. Parapat, O. H. I. Saputra, A. P. Ang, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Support effect in the preparation of supported metal catalysts via microemulsion, RSC Advances , 2014, 4, 50955-50963 (Link) [Open Access].

39)   M. Schröder, K. Kailasam, S. Rudi, K.-M. Fündling, J. Riess, M. Lublow, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Applying thermo-destabilization of microemulsions as a new method for co-catalyst loading on mesoporous polymeric carbon nitride – towards large scale applications, RSC Advances , 2014, 4, 50017-50026 (Link) [Open Access].

38)   P. Menezes, A. Indra, P. Littlewood, M. Schwarze, C. Göbel, R. Schomäcker, M. Driess, Nanostructured Manganese Oxides as Highly Active Water Oxidation Catalysts: A Boost from Manganese Precursor Chemistry, Chem. Sus. Chem. , 2014, 7, 2202-2211 (Link).

37)   I. Volovych, Y. Kasaka, M. Schwarze, Z. Nairoukh, J. Blum, M. Fanun, D. Avnir, R. Schomäcker, Investigation of Sol-Gel Supported Palladium Catalysts for Heck Reactions in o/w-Microemulsions, J. Mol. Catal. , 2014, 393, 210-221 (Link).

36)   R. König, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, C. Stubenrauch, Catalytic Activity of Mono- and Bimetallic Nanoparticles synthesized via Microemulsions, Catalysts , 2014, 4, 256-275 (Link).

35)   M. Schröder, K. Kailasam, S. Rudi, M. Richter, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, Impact of the reaction conditions on the photocatalytic reduction of water on mesoporous polymeric carbon nitride under sunlight irradiation, Int. J. Hydrogen Energ. , 2014, 39, 10108-10120 (Link).

34)   I. Volovych, M. Schwarze, Z. Nairoukh, J. Blum, M. Fanun, R. Schomäcker, Sol-gel immobilized catalyst systems for tandem transformations with trans-stilbene as an intermediate, Catal. Comm. , 2014, 53, 1-4 (Link).

33)   A. Indra, P. W. Menezes, M. Schwarze, M. Driess, Visible light driven non-sacrificial water oxidation and dye degradation with silver phosphates: multi-faceted morphology matters, New J. Chem. , 2014, 38, 1942-1945 (Link) [Open Access].

32)   M. Schwarze, L. Chiappisi, S. Prevost, M. Gradzielski, Oleylethoxycarboxylate - An efficient surfactant for copper concentration and surfactant recycling processes via micellar enhanced ultrafiltration, J. Coll. Interf. Sci. , 2014, 421, 184-190 (Link).

31)   Z. Nairoukh, M. Fanun, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Cyclotrimerization of alkynes vs. ketone formationin aqueous microemulsion, J. Mol. Catal. A , 2014, 382, 93-98 (Link).

30)   M. Fanun, A. Shakarnah, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Z. Nairoukh, J. Blum, Characterization of water/n-propanol/nonionic surfactant/phenylacetylene microemulsions, Eur. Chem. Bull. , 2014, 3(1), 81-84 (Link).


29)   A. Indra, P. W. Menezes, I. Zaharieva, E. Baktash, J. Pfrommer, M. Schwarze, H. Dau, M. Driess, Active Mixed-Valent MnOx Water Oxidation Catalysts through Partial Oxidation (Corrosion) of Nanostructured MnO Particles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. , 2013, 52, 13206-13210 (Link). Angew. Chem. , 2013 , 125, 13447-13451

28)   S. Dahoah, Z. Nairoukh, M. Fanun, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Dacarbonylation of water insoluble carboxaldehydes in aqueous microemulsions by some sol-gel entrapped catalysts, J. Mol. Catal. A , 2013, 380, 90-93 (Link).

27)   M. Fanun, A. Shakarnah, O. Mustafa, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Phase behavior and physicochemical properties of water/cetyltrimethylammoniumbromide/n-propanol/allylbenzene micellar systems, Eur. Chem. Bull., 2013, 2(9), 606-610 (Link).

26)   M. Schwarze, M. Schröder, D. Stellmach, K. Kailasam, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, Entwicklung eines Reaktors zur standardisierten Quantifizierung der photokatalytischen Wasserstofferzeugung, Chem. Ing. Techn., 2013, 85 (4), 500–507 (Link).

25)   M. Schwarze, D. Stellmach, M. Schröder, K. Kailasam, R. Reske, A. Thomas, R. Schomäcker, Quantification of photocatalytic hydrogen evolution, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 3466-3472 (Link) [Open Access].

24)   L.A.T. Nguyen, M. Minding, M. Schwarze, A. Drews, R. Schomäcker, M. Kraume, Adsorption and filtration behaviour of non-ionic surfactants during reverse micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration, J. Membr. Sci., 2013, 433, 80-87 (Link).

23)   R. Y. Parapat, M. Wijaya, M. Schwarze, S. Selve, M. Willinger, R. Schomäcker, Particle shape optimization by changing from an isotropic to an anisotropic nanostructure: preparation of highly active and stable supported Pt catalysts in microemulsions, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 796-805 (Link) [Open Access].

22)   I. Volovych, M. Schwarze, T. Hamerla, J. Blum, R. Schomäcker,  Enantioselective hydrogenation of itaconic acid and its derivates with sol–gel immobilized Rh/BPPM catalysts, J. Mol. Catal. A, 2013, 366, 359-367 (Link).

21)   C. Batarseh, Z. Nairoukh, I. Volovych, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, M. Fanun, J. Blum, Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of hydrophobic substrates by water-insoluble hydrogen donors in aqueous microemulsions, J. Mol. Catal. A, 2013, 366, 210-214 (Link).


20)   M. Fanun, A. Shakarnah, O. Mustafa, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Properties of Water/Sodium Dodecylsulfate/n-Propanol/Allylbenzene Micellar Systems, Eur. Chem. Bull., 2012, 1(5), 141-145 (Link).

19)   T. Hamerla, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Katalyse in modifizierten flüssig-flüssig Mehrphasensystemen, Chem. Ing. Techn., 2012, 84(11), 1861-1872 (Link).

18)   M. Schwarze, M. Schmidt, L.A.T. Nguyen, A. Drews, M. Kraume, R. Schomäcker, Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration of a rhodium catalyst, J. Membr. Sci., 2012, 421-422, 165-171 (Link).

17)   R. Y. Parapat, V. Parwoto, M. Schwarze, B. Zhang, D. S. Su, R. Schomäcker, A new method to synthesize active and stable supported Pt catalysts: Thermo-destabilization of microemulsions, J. Mat. Chem., 2012, 22, 11605-11612 (Link) [Open Access].

16)   M. Fanun, Z. Ayad, S. Mudalal, S. Dahoah, D. Meltzer, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Characterization of water/sucrose laurate/n-propanol/allylbenzene microemulsions, J. Surf. Det., 2012, 15(4), 505-512 (Link).

15)   M. Schwarze, I. Volovych, S. Wille, L. Mokrushina, W. Arlt, R. Schomäcker, Partition coefficients of itaconates in aqueous-micellar solutions: Measurements and predictions with COSMO-RS, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 51(4), 1846-1852 (Link).


 14)   T. Yosef, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, M. Fanun, F. Gelman, J. Blum, Disproportionation of hydrophobic dihydroarenes by recyclable rhodium and palladium catalysts in aqueous microemulsions, J. Mol. Catal. A, 2011, 351, 46-51 (Link).

13)   S. Wille, L. Mokrushina, M. Schwarze, I. Smirnova, R. Schomäcker, W. Arlt, Partition coefficients for continuous micellar reaction processes, Chem. Eng. Techn., 2011, 34(11) 1899-1908 (Link).

12)   M. Fanun, A. Shakarnah, D. Meltzer, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, J. Blum, Volumetric and diffusion properties of water/surfactant/n-propanol/4-allylanisole micellar systems, Tenside Surf. Det., 2011, 48(5), 400-407 (Link).

11)   M. Schwarze, J.S. Milano-Brusco, V. Strempel, T. Hamerla, S. Wille, C. Fischer, W. Baumann, W. Arlt, R. Schomäcker, Rhodium catalyzed hydrogenation reactions in aqueous micellar systems as green solvents, RSC Adv., 2011, 1(3) 474-483 (Link) [Open Access].

10)   R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, H. Nowothnick, A. Rost, T. Hamerla, Mizellare Lösungen und Mikroemulsionen als Reaktionsmedien für katalytische Reaktionen, Chem. Ing. Techn., 2011, 83(9), 1343-1355 (Link).

09)   M. Schwarze, J. Keilitz, S. Nowag, R.Y. Parapat, R. Haag, R. Schomäcker, Quasi-homogeneous hydrogenation with platinum and palladium nanoparticles stabilized by dendritic core-multishell architectures, Langmuir, 2011, 27(10), 6511-6518  (Link).

08)   D. Meltzer, D. Avnir, M. Fanun, V. Gutkin, I. Popov, R. Schomäcker, M. Schwarze, J. Blum, Catalytic isomerization of hydrophobic allylarenes in aqueous microemulsions, J. Mol. Catal. A, 2011, 335 (1-2), 8-13 (Link).


07)   A. Rozin-Ben Baruch, D. Tsvelikhovski, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, M. Fanun, J. Blum, Dependence of the Heck coupling in aqueous microemulsion by supported palladium acetate on the surfactant and on the hydrophobicity of the support, J. Mol. Catal. A, 2010, 323 (1-2), 65-69 (Link).

06)   J. Keilitz, M. Schwarze, S. Nowag, R. Schomäcker, R. Haag, Homogeneous stabilization of Pt nanoparticles in dendritic core-multishell architectures: Application in hydrogenation reactions and recycling, Chem. Cat. Chem., 2010, 2(7), 863-870 (Link).

05)   J.S. Milano-Brusco, H. Nowothnick, M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Catalytic reactions in surfactant systems: Product isolation and catalyst recycling, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49(3), 1098-1104 (Link).

04)   M. Schwarze, D.K. Le, S. Wille, A. Drews, R. Schomäcker, Stirred cell ultrafiltration of aqueous micellar TX-100 solutions, Sep. Purif. Technol., 2010, 74(1), 21-27 (Link).


03)  M. Schwarze, A. Rost, T. Weigel, R. Schomäcker, Selection  of systems for catalyst recovery by micellar enhanced ultrafiltration, Chem. Eng. Proc., 2009, 48(1), 356-363 (Link).


02)   J.S. Milano-Brusco, M. Schwarze, M. Djennad, H. Nowothnick, R. Schomäcker, Catalytic hydrogenation of dimethyl itaconate in a water-cyclohexane-Triton X-100 microemulsion in comparison to a biphasic system, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2008, 47(20), 7586-7592 (Link).


01)   M. Schwarze, R. Schomäcker, Homogen katalysierte stereoselektive Hydrierreaktion im mizellaren Medium, Chem. Ing. Techn., 2006, 78(7), 931-936 (Link).