Dr.-Ing.  Claude Oelschlaeger

Dr.-Ing. Claude Oelschlaeger

  • KIT - Campus Süd
    Institut für Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik und Mechanik
    Arbeitsgruppe Angewandte Mechanik

    Gotthard-Franz-Straße 3, Geb. 50.31
    76131 Karlsruhe


Gruppenleiter Mikrorheologie und Tissue Engineering seit 2009.

Rheologie: Polymers, Surfactant solutions.

Mikrorheologie: DWS (Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy) laser light rheology

Video Particle Tracking (Optical Microscopy)




P. Bitterwolf, S. Gallus, T. Peschke, E. Mittmann, C. Oelschlaeger, N. Willenbacher, K. S. Rabe, Chr. M. Niemeyer:

Valency engineering of monomeric enzymes for self-assembling biocatalytic hydrogels; Chemical Science, 2019, September; DOI: 10.1039/c9sc04074a


F. Del Giudice, M. Tassieri, C. Oelschlaeger, A. Q. Shen “When micro-, bulk- and microfluidics-rheology meet: broadband rheology of hydroxyethyl cellulose water solutions“ Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (7), 2951–2963.


C. Weis, C. Oelschlaeger, D. Dijkstra, M. Ranft, N. Willenbacher “Microstructure, local dynamics, and flow behavior of colloidal suspensions with weak attractive interactions” Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 33498.


Oelschlaeger, C. ; Bossler, F. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Synthesis, Structural and Micromechanical Properties of 3D Hyaluronic Acid-Based Cryogel Scaffolds", Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(2), 580-589.

Schermeyer, M.-T. ; Sigloch, H. ; Bauer, K. C. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Hubbuch J.
"Squeeze flow rheometry as a novel tool for the characterization of highly concentrated protein solutions", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2016, 113, 576-587.

Kowalczyk, A. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Visualization of micro-scale inhomogeneities in acrylic thickener solutions: A multiple particle tracking study”, Polymer, 2015, 58, 170-179.

Kowalczyk, A. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Willenbacher, N.
„Tracking errors in 2D multiple particle tracking microrheology”, Measurement Science and Technology, 2015, 26, 015302-015316.

Sachsenheimer, D. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Müller, S. ; Küstner, J. ; Bindgen, S. ; Willenbacher, N.
“Elongational deformation of wormlike micellar solutions”, Journal of Rheology, 2014, 58, 2017-2042.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Pinto Coelho, M. C. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Chain flexibility and dynamics of polysaccharide hyaluronan in entangled solutions:a high frequency rheology and diffusing wave spectroscopy study", Biomacromolecules, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/bm4010436.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Mixed wormlike micelles of cationic surfactants: effect of the cosurfactant chain length on the bending elasticity and rheological properties", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2012, 406, 31-37.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Rheological Properties of Aqueous Solutions of Cetylpyridinium Chloride in the Presence of Sodium Chlorate", Rheologica Acta, 2011, 50, 655–660.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Suwita, P. ; Willenbacher, N.
“Effect of Counterion Binding Efficiency on Structure and Dynamics of Wormlike Micelles“, Langmuir, 2010, 26(10), 7045–7053.

Rathgeber, S. ; Beauvisage, H.-J. ; Chevreau, H. ; Willenbacher, N. ; Oelschlaeger, C.
"Microrheology with Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2009, 25(11), 6368-6376.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Schopferer, M. ; Scheffold, F. ; Willenbacher, N.
"Linear-to-Branched Micelles Transition: A Rheometry and Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy (DWS) Study", Langmuir, 2009, 25(2), 716-729.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Willenbacher, N. ; Neser, S.
"Multiple-Particle Tracking (MPT) Measurements of Heterogeneities in Acrylic Thickener Solutions", Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science, 2008, 134, 74-79.

Willenbacher, N. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Schopferer, M. ; Fischer, P. ; Cardinaux, F. ; Scheffold, F.
"Broad Bandwidth Optical and Mechanical Rheometry of Wormlike Micelle Solution", Physical Review Letters, 2007, 99, 068302.

Willenbacher, N. ; Oelschlaeger, C.
"Dynamics and structure of complex fluids from high frequency mechanical and optical rheometry", Current Opinion of Colloid & Interface Science, 2007, 12, 43-49.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Gutmann, J. ; Wolkenhauer, M. ; Spiess, H.W. ; Knoll, K. ; Wilhelm, M.
"Shear microphase orientation and reorientation in lamellar block copolymers (PS-PB) and (PS-PB-PS) melts as detected via FT-Rheology and 2D-SAXS", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics2007, 208(16), 1719-1729.

Buhler, E. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Waton, G. ; Raviso,  J; Talmon, Y.; Candau, S.J.,
"Structural and dynamical properties of ribbon-like self-assemblies of a fluorinated cationic surfactant", Langmuir, 2006, 22, 2534-2542.

Buhler, E. ; Oelschlaeger, C. ; Waton, G. ;  Candau, S.J.,
"Viscoelastic properties of hydrocarbon/fluorocarbon mixed wormlike micelles at high ionic strength", J. Phys. Chem. B., 2004; 108 (30); 11236-11243.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Waton, G. ;  Candau, S.J.,
"Rheological behavior of locally cylindrical micelles in relation to their overall morphology", Langmuir, 2003, 19, 10495-10500.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Buhler, E. ;Waton, G. ;  Candau, S.J.,
"Synergistic effects in mixed wormlike micelles of dimeric and single chain cationic surfactants at high ionic strength", Eur. Phys. J. E., 2003, 11, 7-20.

Oelschlaeger, C. ; Waton, G. ;  Candau, S.J. ; Cates, M.E.,
"Structural, kinetics and rheological properties of low ionic strength dilute solutions of a  dimeric (gemini) surfactant", Langmuir, 2002, 18, 7265-7271.

Oelschlaeger, C. ;  Waton, G. ; Buhler, E.  ;  Candau, S.J. ; Cates, M.E.,
"Rheological and light scattering studies of cationic fluorocarbon surfactant solutions at  low ionic strength",  Langmuir, 2002, 18, 3076-3085.