Nico Hotz

Publications

  • Real, D; Johnston, R; Lauer, J; Schicho, A; Hotz, N,
    Novel non-concentrating solar collector for intermediate-temperature energy capture
    , Solar Energy, vol 108 (2014), pp. 421-431 [10.1016/j.solener.2014.07.014] [abs].
  • Real, D; Hotz, N, Novel non-concentrated solar collector for solar-powered chemical reactions, ASME 2013 7th Int. Conf. on Energy Sustainability Collocated with the ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conf. and the ASME 2013 11th Int. Conf. on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ES 2013 (2013) [10.1115/ES2013-18382] [abs].
  • Lim, E; Visutipol, T; Peng, W; Hotz, N, Flame-made CuO/ZnO/Al2O3 catalyst for methanol steam reforming, ASME 2013 7th Int. Conf. on Energy Sustainability Collocated with the ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conf. and the ASME 2013 11th Int. Conf. on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ES 2013 (2013) [10.1115/ES2013-18388] [abs].
  • Shodiya, T; Peng, W; Hotz, N, Novel nano-scale Au/α-Fe2O3 catalyst for the preferential oxidation of CO in biofuel reformate gas, ASME 2013 7th Int. Conf. on Energy Sustainability Collocated with the ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conf. and the ASME 2013 11th Int. Conf. on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ES 2013 (2013) [10.1115/ES2013-18387] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Non-concentrated solar collector for solarthermal chemical reactions, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), vol 6 A (2013) [10.1115/IMECE2013-65433] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Flame-made catalyst for bio-methanol steam reforming, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), vol 6 A (2013) [10.1115/IMECE2013-65425] [abs].
  • Shodiya, T; Schmidt, O; Peng, W; Hotz, N, Novel nano-scale Au/α-Fe2O3 catalyst for the preferential oxidation of CO in biofuel reformate gas, Journal of Catalysis, vol 300 (2013), pp. 63-69 [10.1016/j.jcat.2012.12.027] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Nano-structured catalytic material for solar-powered biofuel reforming, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), vol 6 no. PARTS A AND B (2012), pp. 1239-1245 [10.1115/IMECE2012-89729] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Micro- and nano-structured catalytic reactor for biofuel reforming in a solar collector, ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2012, Collocated with the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology no. PARTS A AND B (2012), pp. 885-890 [10.1115/ES2012-91338] [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Lee, D; Hotz, N; Yeo, J; Hong, S; Nam, KH; Grigoropoulos, CP, Digital selective growth of ZnO nanowire arrays from inkjet-printed nanoparticle seeds on a flexible substrate, Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, vol 28 no. 10 (2012), pp. 4787-4792 [10.1021/la203781x] [abs].
  • Kullmann, C; Schirmer, NC; Lee, MT; Ko, SH; Hotz, N; Grigoropoulos, CP; Poulikakos, D, 3D Printing: 3D Micro Structures by Piezoelectric Inkjet Printing of Gold Nanoparticles, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol 22 no. 5 (2012) [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Yeo, J; Hong, S; Lee, D; Nam, KH; Hotz, N; Lee, MT; Grigoropoulos, CP, Digital direct metal patterning for a large area flexible electronics fabrication without vacuum deposition and photolithography, PLOS One, vol 7 no. 8 (2012) [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Hybrid solar system for decentralized electric power generation and storage, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol 134 no. 4 (2012) [10.1115/1.4007356] [abs].
  • Yeo, J; Hong, S; Lee, D; Hotz, N; Lee, MT; Grigoropoulos, CP; Ko, SH, Next generation non-vacuum, maskless, low temperature nanoparticle ink laser digital direct metal patterning for a large area flexible electronics, PLoS One, vol 7 no. 8 (2012) [10.1371/journal.pone.0042315] [abs].
  • Kullmann, C; Schirmer, NC; Lee, MT; Ko, SH; Hotz, N; Grigoropoulos, CP; Poulikakos, D, 3D micro-structures by piezoelectric inkjet printing of gold nanofluids, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol 22 no. 5 (2012) [10.1088/0960-1317/22/5/055022] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; ASME, , HYBRID SOLAR SYSTEM FOR STATIONARY ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY 2011, PTS A-C (2012), pp. 1631-1640 [abs].
  • Hotz, N; ASME, , SOLAR-POWERED REFORMED METHANOL FUEL CELL SYSTEM, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME 10TH FUEL CELL SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, 2012 (2012), pp. 81-89 [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Hydrogen production on the rooftop from sunlight and biofuel, SPIE Newsroom (2011) [10.1117/2.1201110.003907] [abs].
  • von Rickenbach, J; Nabavi, M; Zinovik, I; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, A Detailed Surface Reaction Model of Butane Conversion over Rhodium Catalyst, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 36 no. 19 (2011), pp. 12238-12248 [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Hybrid solar system for stationary electric power generation, 40th ASES National Solar Conference 2011, SOLAR 2011, vol 1 (2011), pp. 505-512 [abs].
  • Rickenbach, JV; Nabavi, M; Zinovik, I; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, A detailed surface reaction model for syngas production from butane over Rhodium catalyst, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 36 no. 19 (2011), pp. 12238-12248 [10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.06.127] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Porous media for catalytic renewable energy conversion, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 1453 no. 1 (2011), pp. 57-62 [10.1063/1.4711153] [abs].
  • Hotz, N, Novel porous composite material containing catalytic nanoparticles for hydrogen production from biofuel, Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, vol 1405 (2011), pp. 121-126 [10.1557/opl.2012.191] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Zimmerman, R; Weinmueller, C; Lee, MT; Grigoropoulos, CP; Rosengarten, G; Poulikakos, D, Exergetic analysis and optimization of a solar-powered reformed methanol fuel cell micro-powerplant, Journal of Power Sources, vol 195 no. 6 (2010), pp. 1676-1687 [10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.09.055] [abs].
  • Lee, MT; Werhahn, M; Hwang, DJ; Hotz, N; Greif, R; Poulikakos, D; Grigoropoulos, CP, Hydrogen production with a solar steam-methanol reformer and colloid nanocatalyst, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 35 no. 1 (2010), pp. 118-126 [10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.10.083] [abs].
  • Weinmueller, C; Tautschnig, G; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, A flexible direct methanol micro-fuel cell based on a metalized, photosensitive polymer film, Journal of Power Sources, vol 195 no. 12 (2010), pp. 3849-3857 [10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.12.092] [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Chung, J; Hotz, N; Nam, KH; Grigoropoulos, CP, Metal nanoparticle direct inkjet printing for low-temperature 3D micro metal structure fabrication, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol 20 no. 12 (2010) [10.1088/0960-1317/20/12/125010] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Pan, H; Grigoropoulos, CP; Ko, SH, Exergetic analysis of solar-powered hybrid energy conversion and storage scenarios for stationary applications, ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2010, vol 1 (2010), pp. 879-888 [10.1115/ES2010-90255] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Lee, MT; Grigoropoulos, CP; Zimmerman, R; Rosengarten, G; Poulikakos, D, Exergetic analysis of a solar-heated fuel cell system fed by methanol, ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2010, vol 1 (2010), pp. 233-240 [10.1115/ES2010-90252] [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Pan, H; Hotz, N; Grigoropoulos, CP, Large area flexible electronics fabrication by selective laser sintering of nanoparticles with a scanning mirror, Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, vol 1196 (2010), pp. 7-12 [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Pan, H; Hotz, N; Yeo, J; Grigoropoulos, CP, Nanoparticle selective laser sintering for large area flexible electronics fabrication with a scanning mirror, 4th Pacific International Conference on Applications of Lasers and Optics, PICALO 2010 (2010) [abs].
  • Raberger, NB; Stutz, MJ; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, Simulation of the postcombustor for the treatment of toxic and flammable exhaust gases of a micro-solid oxide fuel cell, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, vol 6 no. 4 (2009), pp. 0410021-04100211 [10.1115/1.3080812] [abs].
  • Weinmueller, C; Hotz, N; Mueller, A; Poulikakos, D, On two-phase flow patterns and transition criteria in aqueous methanol and CO2 mixtures in adiabatic, rectangular microchannels, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol 35 no. 8 (2009), pp. 760-772 [10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2009.03.010] [abs].
  • Schirmer, NC; Schwamb, T; Burg, BR; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, Free-Form Fabrication of Nanowires by Dielectrophoretic Dispension of Colloids, Applied Physics Letters, vol 95 (2009) [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Koc, N; Schwamb, T; Schirmer, N; Poulikakos, D, Catalytic porous ceramic prepared in-situ by sol-gelation for butane-to-syngas processing in microreactors, AIChE Journal, vol 55 no. 7 (2009), pp. 1849-1859 [10.1002/aic.11831] [abs].
  • Ko, SH; Pan, H; Hotz, N; Grigoropoulos, CP, Large area flexible electronics fabrication by selective laser sintering of nanoparticles with a scanning mirror, ICALEO 2009 - 28th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, Congress Proceedings, vol 102 (2009), pp. 1396-1401 [abs].
  • Schirmer, NC; Schwamb, T; Burg, BR; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, Controlled free-form fabrication of nanowires by dielectrophoretic dispension of colloids, Applied Physics Letters, vol 95 no. 3 (2009) [10.1063/1.3186789] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Osterwalder, N; Stark, WJ; Bieri, NR; Poulikakos, D, Disk-shaped packed bed micro-reactor for butane-to-syngas processing, Chemical Engineering Science, vol 63 no. 21 (2008), pp. 5193-5201 [10.1016/j.ces.2008.06.024] [abs].
  • Bieberle-Hütter, A; Beckel, D; Infortuna, A; Muecke, UP; Rupp, JLM; Gauckler, LJ; Rey-Mermet, S; Muralt, P; Bieri, NR; Hotz, N; Stutz, MJ; Poulikakos, D; Heeb, P; Müller, P; Bernard, A; Gmür, R; Hocker, T, A micro-solid oxide fuel cell system as battery replacement, Journal of Power Sources, vol 177 no. 1 (2008), pp. 123-130 [10.1016/j.jpowsour.2007.10.092] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Stutz, MJ; Loher, S; Stark, WJ; Poulikakos, D, Syngas production from butane using a flame-made Rh/Ce0.5Zr0.5O2 catalyst, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol 73 (2007) [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Stutz, MJ; Loher, S; Stark, WJ; Poulikakos, D, Syngas production from butane using a flame-made Rh/Ce0.5Zr0.5O2 catalyst, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol 73 no. 3 (2007), pp. 336-344 [10.1016/j.apcatb.2007.01.001] [abs].
  • Stutz, MJ; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, Optimization of methane reforming in a microreactor-effects of catalyst loading and geometry, Chemical Engineering Science, vol 61 no. 12 (2006), pp. 4027-4040 [10.1016/j.ces.2006.01.035] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Lee, MT; Grigoropoulos, CP; Senn, SM; Poulikakos, D, Exergetic analysis of fuel cell micropowerplants fed by methanol, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 49 no. 15-16 (2006), pp. 2397-2411 [10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.03.007] [abs].
  • Hotz, N; Senn, SM; Poulikakos, D, Exergy analysis of a solid oxide fuel cell micropowerplant, Journal of Power Sources, vol 158 no. 1 (2006), pp. 333-347 [10.1016/j.jpowsour.2005.09.023] [abs].
  • Stutz, MJ; Hotz, N; Poulikakos, D, Optimization of methane reforming in a microreactor - effects of catalyst loading and geometry, Chemical Engineering Journal, vol 118 no. 3 (2006), pp. 4027-4040 [10.1016/j.ces.2006.01.035] [abs].