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Thor Anders Aarhaug

Senior Research Scientist

Thor Anders Aarhaug

Senior Research Scientist

Thor Anders Aarhaug
Phone: 926 82 444
Department: Sustainable Energy Technology
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publications

Publication

Partial Anode Effect in a Two-Compartment Laboratory Alumina Reduction Cell

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1457815

Most laboratory systems investigating the aluminium production process utilize a single anode set-up. When approaching alumina depletion under constant current conditions in such a system, the potential will increase to high levels (>10 V) and initiate an anode effect and perfluorocarbon generati...

Authors Åsheim Henrik Aarhaug Thor Anders Gebarowski Wojciech Sandnes Espen Solheim Asbjørn Haarberg Geir Martin
Year 2017
Type Journal publication
Publication

Hydrogen Fuel Quality Control: high-pressure sampling and analysis

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1396611

Quality control of hydrogen fuel requires samples to be taken from the nozzle of the hydrogen refueling station dispenser. Samples should be collected at representative pressures and gas velocities and also over the normal duration of a vehicle refuel-ling protocol. The quality control of hydrogen f...

Year 2016
Type Conference lecture and academic presentation
Publication

In-situ gas monitoring by laser induced fluorescence spectroscopy

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1359447

Monitoring of silicon suboxide activity is an important parameter in experiments relevant for silicon metal production. In previous work a reactor with optical access to the reaction zone, by use of a sequence of sapphire, UV fused silica and IR transparent sapphire and CaF2 windows, was designed. I...

Year 2016
Type Conference lecture and academic presentation
Publication

Anode effect initiation during aluminium electrolysis in a two-compartment laboratory cell

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1341401

Most laboratory cells used in the investigation of the alumina reduction process use a single anode. When investigating the initiation of the anode effect an approach with more than one anode might give better results, as the probability of obtaining partial anode effect is higher. Additionally, the...

Authors Åsheim Henrik Aarhaug Thor Anders Sandnes Espen Kjos Ole Sigmund Solheim Asbjørn Kolås Steinar Haarberg Geir Martin
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication

Evaluation of Gas Composition from Laboratory Scale Electrolysis Experiments with Anodes of Different Sulphur Content

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1341394

With the anticipated decrease in available anode raw materials, future anodes are expected to contain higher levels of impurities. Currently the implications of this are being investigated through evaluation of electrochemical performance of anodes and the environmental aspects through gas evolution...

Publication

Investigation of Sodium Sulfate Additions into Cryolite-Alumina Melts

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1341391

In the Hall-Héroult process, sulfur impurities may not only emit harmful gases but also reduce current efficiency. To better understand this process, the behaviour of sulfur compounds in a cryolite-alumina melt at 1253 K (980 °C) was investigated in a laboratory cell. Sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) was add...

Authors Meirbekova Rauan Haarberg Geir Martin Aarhaug Thor Anders Sævarsdóttir Gudrun A.
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
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