Selected Publications:
  *   Iancu, F., Zhu, X., Tang, Y., Aslam, D., Müller N.. 
Design and Fabrication of Microchannel Test Rig for Ultra-Micro Wave Rotors
Journal of Microsystem Technologies, 2007, DOI 10.1007/s00542-007-0402-5.
 
  *   Müller, N., et al. 
An Electric Flight Concept
3rd International Symposium on Innovative Aerial/Space Flyer Systems, Tokyo, Nov 2006, pp 73-80.
  *   Akbari, P., Nalim, M. R., Müller, N. 
A Review of Wave Rotor Technology and Its Applications
ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 2006, Vol. 128, pp 717-735.
 
  *   Kharazi, A. A., Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
Analysis and Performance Prediction of an R-718 Compression Cycle with a 3-Port Condensing Wave Rotor
ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2006, Vol. 128, pp 325-334.
 
  *   Dempsey E., Akbari, P., Nalim, M. R., Müller N.  
Performance Optimization of Gas Turbines Utilizing Four-Port Wave Rotors
4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit
,
AIAA Paper 2006-4152, San Diego, Jun 2006.
  *   Akbari, P., Nalim, M. R., Müller, N. 
Performance Enhancement of Microturbine Engines Topped with Wave Rotors
ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 2006, Vol. 128, pp 190-202.
 
  *   Iancu F., Müller, N. 
Efficiency of Shock Wave Compression in a Microchannel
Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2005, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp 50-63.
 
  *   Iancu F., Piechna, J., Dempsey E., Müller N.  
Ultra-Micro Wave Rotor Investigations
PowerMEMS 2005 - 5th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, Tokyo, Nov 2005, pp 93-96.
  *   Iancu F., Piechna, J., Dempsey E., Müller N. 
The Ultra-micro Wave Rotor Research at Michigan State University
2nd International Symposium on Innovative Aerial/Space Flyer Systems, Tokyo,
Dec 2005, pp 65-70.
  *   Dempsey E., Akbari P., Müller, N. 
Optimum Applications of Four-Port Wave Rotors for Gas Turbines Enhancement
17th International Symposium on Air Breathing Engine, ISABE Paper 2005-1214, Munich, Sep 2005.
  *   Hîrceagã, M., Iancu, F. Müller, N. 
Wave Rotors Technology and Applications
11th International Conference on Vibration Engineering, Timişoara, Romania, Sep 2005.
  *   Kilicarslan A.,, Müller, N. 
A Comparative study of water as a refrigerant with some current refrigerants
International Journal of Energy Research, 2005, Vol. 29, p 947-959.
 
  *   Kharazi, A. A., Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
Preliminary Study of a Novel R718 Compression Refrigeration Cycle Using a 3-Port Condensing Wave Rotor
ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, July, 2005,
Vol. 127, p 539-544..
 
  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
Wave Rotor Research Program at Michigan State University
41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit,
AIAA Paper 2005-3844, Jul 2005.
  *   Iancu, F., Piechna, J., Müller, N. 
Numerical Solutions for Ultra-Micro Wave Rotors (UµWR)
35th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2005–5034,
Toronto, Jun 2005.
  *   Siol, U., Staudacher St., Müller, N. 
“Preliminary wave rotor design by means of basic thermodynamic and fluid dynamic laws”
ASME Power Conference,
ASME Paper PWR2005-50066, April 2005.
  *   Akbari, P., Nalim, M. R., Müller, N. 
A Review of Wave Rotor Technology and its Applications
2004 I
nternational Mechanical Engineering Conference, ASME Paper IMECE2004-60082, Nov 2004.
  *   Piechna, J., Akbari, P., Iancu, F., Müller, N. 
Radial-Flow Wave Rotor Concepts, Unconventional Designs and Applications
2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference,
ASME Paper IMECE2004-59022, CA, Nov 2004.
  *   Kharazi, A., Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
Performance Benefits of R718 Turbo-Compression Cycles Using a 3-Port Condensing Wave Rotors
2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference, ASME Paper IMECE2004- 60992,
Nov 2004.
  *   Fraokowiak, M., Iancu, F., Potrzebowski, A., Akbari, P., Müller, N., Piechna, J. 
Numerical Simulation of Unsteady-Flow Processes in Wave Rotors
2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference
, ASME Paper IMECE2004- 60973, Nov 2004.
  *   Pauer, R., Müller, N. 
Impeller Design for Radial and Mixed Flow Compressors
2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference
, ASME Paper IMECE2004- 61926, Nov 2004.
  *    Kharazi, A., Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
An Application of Wave Rotor Technology for Performance Enhancement of R718 Refrigeration Cycles
2nd International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, AIAA Paper 2004-5636,
Aug 2004.
 
  *   Iancu, F., Akbari, P., Müller, N. 
Feasibility Study of Integrating Four-Port Wave Rotors into Ultra-Micro Gas Turbines
40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit
, AIAA Paper 2004-3581, July 2004.
  *   Kilicarslin, A., Müller, N. 
"
COPs of R718 in Comparission with Other Modern Refrigerants"
1st Cappadocia International Mechanical Engineering Symposium, Cappadocia, Turkey, July 2004.
 
  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N., Nalim, M. R.
Performance Improvement of Recuperated and Unrecuperated Microturbines Using Wave Rotor Machines
2004 ASME-ICED Spring Technical Conference, CIMAC Paper 2004-218, Japan, Jun 2004.

  *   Kharazi, A., Akbari, P., Müller, N.
Preliminary Study of a Novel R718 Turbo-Compression Cycle Using a 3-Port Condensing Wave Rotor
2004 International ASME Turbo Exposition
, ASME Paper GT2004-53622, Austria, Jun 2004.

  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N.
A Preliminary Design Procedure for Gas Turbine Topping Reverse-Flow Wave Rotors
2003 International Gas Turbine Congress, ASME Paper IGTC03-FR-301, Japan, Nov 2003.


 
  *   Akbari, P., Kharazi, A., Müller, N.
Utilizing Wave Rotor Technology to Enhance the Turbo-Compression in Power and Refrigeration Cycles
2003 International Mechanical Engineering Conference, ASME Paper IMECE2003-44222, Nov 2003.

 
  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N.
Performance Investigation of Small Gas Turbine Engines Topped with Wave Rotors
39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA Paper 2003-4414, Jul 2003.

  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N.
Performance Improvement of Small Gas Turbines Through Use of Wave Rotor Topping Cycles
2003 International ASME/IGTI Turbo Exposition, ASME Paper GT2003-38772,  Jun 2003.

  *   Akbari, P., Müller, N.
Gas Dynamic Design Analyses of Charging Zone for Reverse-Flow Pressure Wave Superchargers
2003 ASME Spring Technical Conference, ASME Paper ICES2003-690, Austria, May 2003. 

  *   Müller N. & Fréchette L. G.
Performance Analysis of Brayton and Rankine Cycle Microsystems for Portable Power Generation
IMECE’02, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition,
New Orleans, Nov 17-22, 2002, .  
  *   Müller N. Turbo Chillers Using Water as a Refrigerant
ASME Process Industry Division PID Newsletter, Fall 2002, p 3.  
  *   Müller N. & Fréchette L. G.
Optimization and Design Guidelines for High Flux Micro-Channel Heat Sinks for Liquid and Gaseous Single Phase Flow,
ITHERM 2002, Eighth Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, San Diego CA, May 30 – June 1, 2002, pp 449-456.  
  *   Müller N. (2001)
Ein schneller Algorithmus für Entwurf und Berechnung von Laufrädern mit Radialfaserschaufeln"
(A fast algorithm for design and flow calculation of radial-line impellers)
in Klingenberg J., Heller W.: Beiträge zur Strömungsmechanik, TU Dresden, p 235-244.  
  *   Müller N. (2001)
Design of Compressor Impellers for Water as a Refrigerant
ASHRAE Transaction Vol. 107, p 214-222.  
  *   Müller N.
Design of Compressor Impellers for Water as a Refrigerant”
ASHRAE Annual Meeting
, Cincinnati, June 23-27, 2001.  
  *   Müller N. (2001)
A Quick Design Method for Radial line Blading”
ASME International Joint Power Generation
Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, June 4-7, 2001.  
  *   Müller N. (1999)
“Entwurf von Laufrädern mit Radialfaserschaufeln für Diagonalverdichter mit getrennt angetriebenen Vorläufer und Hauptläufer (
Design of mixed-flow compressors with separately driven pre- and main runner with radial-line blading)
Dissertation, TU Dresden.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1998)
“Grundlagenuntersuchungen energierationeller Kreisprozesse mit Wasser als Kältemittel und Erprobung einer Versuchs-Großanlage
(Fundamental investigations of energy efficient cycles with water as a refrigerant and test of a full-size test unit)
Abschlußbericht zum BMBF-Forschungsvorhaben 0326921A.  
  *   Müller N. (1998)
“Optimierung der Entwurfsparameter eines Systems Vorläufer-Hauptläufer für maximale Arbeitsübertragung im Diagonalverdichter
(Optimizing the design parameters of separately driven inducer and main wheel of a mixed-flow compressor for maximized work transmission).
Fluid Engineering Conference at Technische Universität Dresden, 9 October 1998.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1997)
“Direktentspannungsverdampfer
(Direct expansion evaporator)
Deutsche Gebrauchsmusteranmeldung
(German Patented Design Application) Reg.-Nr. 297 14 566.5.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1996)
“Turboverdichter-Laufrad
(Turbo-compressor wheel)
Deutsche Patentanmeldung
(German Patent Application) Reg.-Nr. 196 34 043.8.  
  *   Albring P., Müller N.(1995)
“Mehrfachlaufrad für Turboverdichter
(Multiple turbo-compressor rotor)
Deutsche Patentanmeldung (
German Patent Application) Reg.-Nr. 195 43 181.2.
  *   Albring P., Müller N. (1995)
“Turboverdichter für Wasser als Kältemittel
(Turbo-Compressors for Water as a Refrigerant)
in Faragallah, W., Surek, D.: Beiträge zu Fluidenergiemaschinen Band 2, pp 16-22, Sulzbach.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1994)
“Kältemittel-Turboverdichter
(Refrigerant turbo-compressor)
European Patent Registration Reg.-No. 94108502.9.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1994)
Turbo-Compressor Impeller for Coolant”
United States Patent No. 5,464,325.  
  *   Albring P. et al. (1993)
Radiallaufrad” (Radial-Flow Impeller)
Deutsche Patentschrift (German Patent) DE 43 21 173 C2.

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