Michael Holmboe

2020 Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden
2015  Assistant Professor, Umeå University, Sweden
2013  Post-doc, Uppsala University, Sweden
2011  Post-doc, Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab., CA, USA
2011  PhD, KTH, Sweden


Email: michael.holmboe@umu.se

Link to www.umu.se

Link to Google scholar profile



Nanoscale hydration in layered manganese oxides
Wei Cheng, Jerry Lindholm, Michael Holmboe, N. Tan Luong, Andrey Shchukarev, Eugene S. Ilton, Khalil Hanna, and Jean-François Boily*
Langmuir, 2021, 37 (2), 666-674.
doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02592. Link.

Tracking geochemical characteristics of Holocene lake sediments: the case of Hotagen, west-central Sweden 
Hussein J Kanbar*, Fredrik Olajos, Göran Englund, Michael Holmboe*
(under review in Journal of Soils and Sediments)


Geochemical identification of potential DNA-hotspots and DNA-infrared fingerprints in lake sediments
Hussein J Kanbar*, Fredrik Olajos, Göran Englund, Michael Holmboe*
Applied Geochemistry, 2020, 122, 104728.
doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104728. Link.

atom: A MATLAB package for manipulation of molecular systems
Michael Holmboe*
Clays and clay minerals, 2020, 1-8 2.
doi.org/10.1007/s42860-019-00043-y. Link:

Solvent and lipophilic solute effects on the swelling behavior of an organoclay
Junhyung  Kim, Jerry Lindholm,Jean-François Boily, Michael Holmboe* (manuscript in J. Lindholms thesis)

Alcohol intercalation into montmorillonite: A combined 1D-XRD and molecular dynamics benchmarking study
Jerry Lindholm, Michael Holmboe* (manuscript in J. Lindholms thesis)


Deconvolution of Smectite Hydration Isotherms
Jerry Lindholm, Jean-François Boily, Michael Holmboe*
ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 20193, 11, 2490–2498.
doi: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00178. Link.

Residence times of nanoconfined CO2 in layered aluminosilicates
Merve Yeşilbaş, Michael Holmboe, Jean-François Boily*.
Environmental Science: Nano, 2019, 6 (1), 146-151.
doi: 10.1039/C8EN01156G. Link.


Cohesive Vibrational and Structural Depiction of Intercalated Water in Montmorillonite
Merve Yeşilbaş, Michael Holmboe, Jean-François Boily*
ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 2018, 2 (1), 38-47.
doi: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00103. Link.


Atomistic simulations of cation hydration in sodium and calcium montmorillonite nanopores
Guomin Yang*, Ivars Neretnieks and Michael Holmboe.
Journal of Chemical Physics 2017 147, 084705.
doi: 10.1063/1.4992001. Link.


Partitioning into Colloidal Structures of Fasted State Intestinal Fluid studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Michael Holmboe
, Per Larsson, Jamshed Anwar, Christel Bergström*.
Langmuir 2016, 32, 12732−12740.
doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03008. Link.

Structure and mobility of lactose in lactose/sodium montmorillonite nanocomposites
Joel Hellrup*, Michael Holmboe, Karol P. Nartowski, Yaroslav Z. Khimyak, and Denny Mahlin*.
Langmuir, 2016, 32, 13214−13225.
doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01967. Link.

Molecular dynamics simulations of anion exclusion in clay interlayer nanopores
Christophe Tournassat*, Ian C. Bourg, Michael Holmboe, Garrison Sposito, Carl I. Steefel
Clays and Clay Minerals, 2016, 64 (4), 374–388.
doi:10.1346/CCMN.2016.0640403. Link.


Ion adsorption and diffusion in smectite: Molecular, pore, and continuum scale views
Ruth Tinnacher*, Michael Holmboe, Christophe Tournassat, Ian C. Bourg, James A. Davis.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2016, 177, 130-149.
doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.12.010. Link.


Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Water and Sodium Diffusion in Smectite Interlayer Nanopores as a Function of Pore Size and Temperature
Michael Holmboe*
, Ian C. Bourg.
Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2014. 118, p. 1001-1013.
doi:10.1021/jp408884g. Link.


Porosity investigation of compacted Bentonite using XRD profile modeling
Michael Holmboe*
, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson.
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 2012. 128(1-4): p. 19-32.
doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2011.10.005. Link.

Influence of γ-radiation on the reactivity of Montmorillonite towards H2O2
Michael Holmboe*
, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson.
Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2012. 81(2): p. 190–194.
doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2011.10.009. Link.


Effect of γ-radiation on radionuclide retention in compacted bentonite
Michael Holmboe*, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Knapp Karin Norrfors.
Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2011. 80(12): p. 1371-1377.
doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2011.08.004. Link.

Effects of the injection grout Silica sol on bentonite
Michael Holmboe*
, Susanna Wold, Torbjörn Pettersson.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, A/B/C, 2011 36(17–18), 1580–1589.
doi:10.1016/j.pce.2011.07.026. Link.


Colloid diffusion in compacted bentonite: Microstructural constraints
Michael Holmboe*
, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson.
Clays and Clay Minerals, 2010, 58(4), 545-554.
doi:10.1346/CCMN.2010.0580408. Link.


Effects of γ-irradiation on the stability of colloidal Na+-Montmorillonite dispersions
Michael Holmboe*, Susanna Wold, Mats Jonsson, Sandra Garcia-Garcia.
Applied Clay Science, 2009, 43, 86-90.
doi:10.1016/j.clay.2008.07.004. Link.