Faculty Publications

Louise Berben

  • Berben, L. A.; Peters, J. C. “Hydrogen evolution by cobalt tetraimine catalysts adsorbed on electrode surfaces,” Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 398-400.
  • Szymczak, N. K.; Berben, L. A. Peters, J. C.: “Redox-rich dicobalt macrocycles as templates for multi-electron transformations,” Chem. Commun. 2009, 44, 6729-6731.
  • Berben, L. A.; Peters, J. C. “Dimanganese and diiron complexes of a binucleating cyclam ligand: four-electron, reversible oxidation chemistry at high potentials,” Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 11669-11679.
  • Berben, L. A.; Kozimor, S. A. “Dinitrogen and acetylide complexes of low-valent chromium,” Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 4639-4647.
  • Adam Gali, Marton Voros, Dario Rocca, Gergely T. Zimanyi, and Giulia Galli. “High-Energy Excitations in Silicon Nanoparticles,” Nano Letters, 2009 Vol. 9 (No. 11), 3780-3785.

Jean-Pierre Delplanque

  • A.U. Modak, A. Abbud-Madrid, J-P Delplanque, and R.J. Kee, “The Effect of Mono-Dispersed Water Mist on the Suppression of Laminar Premixed Hydrogen-, Methane-, and Propane-Air Flames,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 144, pp. 103-111, 2006.
  • L.J. Simpson, J.S. Britt, S. Wiedeman, M.E. Beck, B.S. Joshi, T.L. Vincent, J.-P. Delplanque, R.J. Kee, N.B. Gomez, K.M. Williams, J. Hanna, M.J. Hilt, R.B. Huntington, O.A. Musbah, and J.M. VanAlsburg, “Process Control Advancements for Flexible CIGS PV Module Manufacturing,” Proceedings of the National Center for Photovoltaics and Solar Program Review Meeting, March 24-26, 2003, Denver, CO. (CD-ROM NREL/CD-520-33586).
  • C.S. Lengsfeld, J-P Delplanque, V.H. Barocas, and T.W. Randolph “Mechanisms Governing Microparticle Morphology during Precipitation by a Compressed antisolvent: Atomization vs. Nucleation and Growth,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 104, No. 12, pp. 2725-2735, 2000.

Muhammad Huda

  • M.N. Huda, A. Walsh, Y. Yan, S.-H, Wei and M. M. Al-Jassim “A density functional study of transition metal doping in Fe2O3 for PEC applications,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2010, 107, 123712.
  • M.N. Huda, J.A. Turner “Morphology-dependent conduction properties of PEC photocatalysts for H2 production: a case study,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2010, 107, 123703
  • S. Murugesan, M. N. Huda, Y. Yan, M. M. Al-Jassim and V. Subramanian. Can bismuth titanate pyrochlores be a possible candidate for visible light photo-catalysis,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 10598-10605
  • A.K. Shwarsctein, M.N. Huda, A. Walsh, Y. Yan, G.D. Stucky, Y.-S. Hu, M.M. Al-Jassim, and E.W. McFarland “Electrodeposited Aluminum doped a-Fe2O3 photoelectrodes: Experiment and Theory,” Chemistry of Materials, 2010, 22, 510-517
  • M.N. Huda, Y. Yan, S.-H. Wei and M. M. Al-Jassim “Exchange driven negative-U charge-order in N-doped WO3: A ferromagnetic spin-Peierls system,” Physical Review B, 2009, 80, 115118
  • M.N. Huda, Y. Yan, A. Walsh, S.-H. Wei and M.M. Al-Jassim “Group IIIA vs IIIB delafossites: An electronic structure study,” Physical Review B, 2009, 80, 035205
  • M.N. Huda, Y. Yan, A. Walsh, S.-H. Wei and M. M. Al-Jassim “Symmetry-breaking-induced enhancement of visible light absorption in delafossite alloys,” Applied Physics Letters, 2009, 94, 251907
  • A. Walsh, K.-S. Ahn, S. Shet, M.N. Huda, T. Deutsch, H. Wang, J. A. Turner, S.-H. Wei, Y. Yan, and M. M. Al-Jassim “Ternary cobalt oxides for solar driven hydrogen production: Theory and experiment,” Energy & Environmental Science, 2009, 2, 774-782
  • A. Walsh, Y. Yan, M.N. Huda, M.M. Al-Jassim and S.-H. Wei “Band edge electronic structure of BiVO4: Elucidating the role of the Bi s and V d orbitals,” Chemistry of Materials, 2009, 21, 547-551
  • M.N. Huda, Y. Yan, S.-H. Wei, and M.M. Al-Jassim “Electronic structure of ZnO:GaN compounds: Asymmetric bandgap engineering,” Physical Review B, 2008, 78, 195204
  • M.N. Huda, Y. Yan, C.-Y. Moon, S. H. Wei and M.M. Al-Jassim “Density-functional theory study of the effects of atomic doping on the band edges of monoclinic WO3,” Physical Review B, 2008, 77, 195102

Susan M. Kauzlarich

  • 2007 Kauzlarich, Susan M.; Baldwin, Richard K. Method for preparing group IV nanocrystals with chemically accessible surfaces. September 11, 2007. U.S. Patent # 7,267,721.
  • 2008 Brown, Shawna; Toberer, Eric S.; Ikeda, Teruyuki; Cox, Catherine A.; Gascoin, Franck; Kauzlarich, Susan M.; Snyder, Geoffrey G., “Improved thermoelectric performance in Yb14Mn1-xZnxSb11 by the reduction of spin-disorder scattering,” Chemistry of Materials, 20: 3412-3419.
  • 2008 Zou, Jing; Kauzlarich, Susan M., “Functionalization of silicon nanoparticles via silanization: Alkyl, halide and ester,” Journal of Cluster Science, 19:341-355.
  • 2008 Ma, Xuchu; Wu, Fengyi; Kauzlarich, Susan M., “Alkyl-terminated crystalline Ge nanoparticles prepared from NaGe: Synthesis, functionalization and optical properties,” Journal of Solid-State Chemistry, 181: 1631-1636.
  • 2008 Pradhan, Sulolit; Chen, Shaowei; Zou, Jing; Kauzlarich, Susan M., “Photoconductivity of Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers of silicon nanoparticles,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112: 13292-13298.
  • 2008 Toberer, Eric S.; Cox, Catherine A.; Brown, Shawna R.; Ikeda, Teruyuki; May, Andrew F.; Kauzlarich, Susan M.; Snyder, G. Jeffrey, “Traversing the Metal-Insulator Transition in a Zintl Phase: Rational Enhancement of Thermoelectric Efficiency in Yb14Mn1-xAlxSb11,” Advanced Functional Materials, 18: 2795-2800.

Sangtae Kim (Selected Publications)

  • H. J. Avila-Paredes, J. Zhao, S. Wang, M. Pietrowski, A. Reinholdt, Z. A. Munir, M. Martin, and S. Kim, “Protonic Conductivity of Nano-structured Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia: Dependence on Grain Size,” J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 90, 990.
  • H. J. Avila-Paredes, P. Jain, S. Sen, S. Kim, “Oxygen Transport in Sc-doped CeO2: Cation (45Sc) NMR as a Probe of Anionic Conductivity,” Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 893.
  • H. J. Avila-Paredes, K. Choi, C. T. Chen, S. Kim, “Dopant-concentration dependence of grain-boundary conductivity in ceria: A space-charge analysis,” J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 4837.
  • S. Kim, J. S. Lee, C. Mitterbauer, Q. M. Ramasse, M. Sarahan, N. D. Browning, H. J. Park, “Anomalous Electrical Conductivity of Nano-Sheaves of CeO2,” Chemistry of Materials, 2009, 21, 1182.
  • S. Kim, H. J. Avila-Paredes, S. Wang, C. T. Chen, R. A. De Souza, M. Martin, Z. A. Munir, “On the conduction pathway for protons in nano-crystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 3035.
  • K. Kim, H. Kang, H. Kim, J. S. Lee, S. Kim, W. Kang, G.T. Kim, “Contact barriers in a single ZnO nanowire device,” Appl. Phys. A, 2009, 94(2), 253.
  • J. Huh, G.T. Kim, J. S. Lee, and S. Kim, “A Direct Measurement of the Local Resistances in a ZnO-Tetrapod by Means of Impedance Spectroscopy: The Role of the Junction in the Overall Resistance,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 042111.
  • S. Kim, U. Anselmi-Tamburini, H. J.Park, M. Martin and Z. A. Munir, “Unprecedented Room-Temperature Electrical Power Generation Using Nanoscale Fluorite-Structured Oxide Electrolytes,” Advanced Materials, 2008, 20, 556.
  • H. J. Park and S. Kim, “Space Charge Effects on the Interfacial Conduction in Sr-Doped Lanthanum Gallates: A Quantitative Analysis,” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2007, 111, 14903.
  • J. S. Lee, M. S. Islam, and S. Kim. “Direct formation of catalyst free ZnO nanobridge devices on an etched Si substrate using a thermal evaporation method,” Nano Lett., 2006, 6 (7), 1487.

Punit Kohli

  • Pradeep, R.R.; Wolff, Justin; Zhou, Chuanhong; Kinsel, Mary; Trautmann, Christina; Aouadi, Samir; Kohli, Punit, “Two-dimensional pore gradient in tracked glass,” Journal of Materials Chemistry J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 8142-8149.
  • Weaver, Joe; Zakeri, Rashid, Aouadi, Samir; Kohli, Punit, “Synthesis and characterization of quantum dots-polymer composites,” Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009, 19, 3198-3206.
  • Zhang, Xianfeng; Luster, Brandon; Church, Amelia; Muratore, Christopher; Voevodin, Andrey A.; Kohli, Punit; Aouadi, Samir; Talapatra, Saikat, “Carbon Nanotube – MoS2 Composites as Solid Lubricants,” Applied Materials and Interfaces 2009, 1, 735-739.
  • Loh, O; Ho, Andrea M.; Rim, Jee; Kohli, Punit; Patankar, Neelesh; Espinosa, Horacio D. “Electric-field Induced Direct Delivery of Proteins by a Nanofountain Probe” PNAS 2008, 105, 16438-16443.
  • Gatebe, Erastus; Herron, Hayley; Zakeri, Rashid; Pradeep, R. R.; Aouadi, Samir; Kohli, Punit “Synthesis and characterization of polydiacetylene films and nanotubes” Langmuir 2008, 24, 11947-11954.
  • Zakeri, Rashid; Clay, Watts; Wang, Haibo; Kohli, Punit “Synthesis and Characterization of Non-linear Nanopores in Alumina Films” Chemistry of Materials 2007, 19, 1954-1963.
  • Buyukserin, Fatih; Kohli, Punit; Wirtz, Mark O.; Martin, Charles R. “Electroactive Nanotube Membranes and Redox-Gating” Small 2007, 3, 266-270.
  • Siwy, Z.; Heins, E.; Harrell, C. C.; Kohli, P.; Martin, C. R. “Conical-Nanotube Voltage-Gated Ion Channel Mimics-The Role of Surface Charge” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10850-10851.
  • Hou, S.; Harrell, C. C.; Trofin, L. D.; Kohli, P.; Martin, C. R. “Layer-by-layer Strategy for formation of hybrid Zr-Organophosphonate Nanotubes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 5674-5675.
  • Gasparac, R.; Kohli, P.; Pauliono, M.O.M.; Trofin, L.D..; Martin, C. R. “Template Synthesis of Nano Test Tubes” Nano Letters 2004, 4, 513-516.
  • Kohli, P.; Wharton, J. E.; Baride, O.; Martin, C. R. “Template Synthesis of Gold Nanotubes in an Anodic Alumina Membrane” J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2004, 4, 605-610.
  • Martin, C. R.; Kohli, P. “The Emerging Field of Nanotube Biotechnology” Nature Drug Discovery 2003, 2, 29.
  • Kohli, P.; Blanchard, G. J. “Design and Growth of Robust Layered Polymer Assemblies with Molecular Thickness Control” Langmuir 1999, 15, 1418-1422.
  • Kohli, P.; Blanchard, G. J. “Design and Demonstration of Hybrid Multilayer Structures: Layer-by-Layer Covalent and Ionic Interlinking Chemistry” Langmuir 2000, 16, 8518-8524.

Adam Moule

  • Bonekamp, J. B.; Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Detailed study of the decay mechanism in polymeric OLEDs. Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering 2005, 5937, 178-183.
  • Moule, A. J.; Bonekamp, J. B.; Ruhl, A.; Klesper, H.; Meerholz, K., The effect of active layer thickness on the efficiency of polymer solar cells. Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering2005, 5938, 21-27.
  • Moule, A. J.; Bonekamp, J. B.; Meerholz, K., The effect of active layer thickness and concentration on the performance of bulk heterojunction solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 2006, 100, 094503.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Minimizing Optical Losses in Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells.Applied Physics B 2007, 86, (4), 771-777.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Interference method for the determination of the complex refractive index of thin polymer layers. Applied Physics Letters 2007, 91, (1), 061901.
  • Snaith, H. J.; Moule, A. J.; Klein, C.; Meerholz, K.; Friend, R. H.; Gratzel, M., Efficiency Enhancements in Solid-State Hybrid Solar Cells via Reduced Charge Recombination and Increased Light Capture.Nano Letters 2007, 7, (11), 3372-3376.
  • Moule, A. J.; Allard, S.; Kronenberg, N. M.; Tsami, A.; Scherf, U.; Meerholz, K., Effect of Polymer Nanoparticle Formation on the Efficiency of Polythiophene Based “Bulk-Heterojunction” Solar Cells. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, (33), 12583-12589.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Controlling Morpholopy in Polymer-Fullerene Mixtures. Advanced Materials 2008, 20, (2), 240-245.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Intensity-dependent photocurrent generation at the anode in bulk-heterojunction solar cells. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics 2008, 92, (2), 209-218.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Controlling Organic Polymer Structure. SPIE Newsroom 2008.
  • Moule, A. J.; Tsami, A.; Brunnagel, T. W.; Forster, M.; Kronenberg, N. M.; Scharber, M.; Koppe, M.; Morana, M.; Brabec, C. J.; Meerholz, K.; Scherf, U., Two Novel Cyclopentadithiophene-Based Alternating Copolymers as Potential Donor Components for High-Efficiency Bulk-Heterojunction-Type Solar Cells. Chem. Mater. 2008, 20, (12), 4045-4050.
  • Andersson, B. V.; Huang, D. M.; Moule, A. J.; Inganas, O., An optical spacer is no panacea for light collection in organic solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 2009, 94, 043302.
  • Moule, A. J.; Meerholz, K., Morphology Control in Solution-Processed Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cell Mixtures. Advanced Functional Materials 2009, 19, 1-9.
  • Moule, A. J.; Snaith, H. J.; Kaiser, M.; Klesper, H.; Huang, D. M.; Gratzel, M.; Meerholz, K., Optical description of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells: Part I. Measurement of layer optical propertiesJournal of Applied Physics 2009, 106, 073111.
  • Huang, D. M.; Snaith, H. J.; Gratzel, M.; Meerholz, K.; Moule, A. J., Optical description of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells: Part II. Device optical modeling with implications for improving efficiency.Journal of Applied Physics, 2009, 106, 073112.
  • Huang, D. M.; Faller, R.; Do, K.; Moule, A. J., Coarse-grained computer simulations of polymer/fullerene bulk heterojunctions for organic photovoltaic applications. Published on-line Dec 30th 2009.

Frank Osterloh

  • Sabio, E.M., M. Chi, N.D. Browning, and F.E. Osterloh, Charge Separation in a Niobate Nanosheet Photocatalyst studied with Photochemical Labeling. Langmuir, 2010, in press. DOI: 10.1021/la904377f.
  • Osterloh, F.E., Nanoparticle-Assembled Water Splitting Catalysts, in On Solar Hydrogen & Nanotechnology, L. Vayssieres, Editor. 2010, Wiley VCH.
  • Compton, O.C. and F.E. Osterloh, Niobate Nanosheets as Catalysts for Photochemical Water Splitting into Hydrogen and Hydrogen Peroxide. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009. 113(1): p. 479-485. doi:10.1021/jp807839b.
  • Allen, M.R., A. Thibert, E.M. Sabio, N.D. Browning, D.S. Larsen, and F.E. Osterloh, Evolution of Physical and Photocatalytic Properties in the Layered Titanates A2Ti4O9 (A = K, H) and in Nanosheets Derived by Chemical Exfoliation Chem. Mater., 2009: p. asap,
  • Sarahan, M.C., E.C. Carroll, M. Allen, D.S. Larsen, N.D. Browning, and F.E. Osterloh, K4Nb6O17-derived photocatalysts for hydrogen evolution from water: Nanoscrolls versus nanosheets. J. Solid State Chem., 2008. 181(7): p. 1681-1686. Doi:10.1016/j.jssc.2008.06.021.
  • Osterloh, F.E., Inorganic Materials as Catalysts for Photochemical Splitting of Water Chem. Mater., 2008. 20(1): p. 35-54. DOI: 10.1021/cm7024203.
  • Frame, F.A., E.C. Carroll, D.S. Larsen, M.S. Sarahan, N.D. Browning, and F.E. Osterloh, First demonstration of CdSe as a photocatalyst for hydrogen evolution from water under UV and visible light. Chem. Commun., 2008: p. 2206 – 2208. DOI: 10.1039/b718796c.
  • Compton, O.C., C.H. Mullet, S. Chiang, and F.E. Osterloh, A Building Block Approach towards Photochemical Water Splitting Catalysts based on Niobate Nanosheets. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008. 112(15): p. 6202 -6208. DOI: 10.1021/jp711589z.
  • Carroll, E.C., O.C. Compton, D. Madsen, D.S. Larsen, and F.E. Osterloh, Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Exfoliated and Functionalized Calcium Niobate Nanosheets in Water and Methanol. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008. 112(7): p. 2394 -2403. DOI: 10.1021/jp077427d.
  • Compton, O.C., E.C. Carroll, J.Y. Kim, D.S. Larsen, and F.E. Osterloh, Calcium Niobate Semiconductor Nanosheets as Catalysts for Photochemical Hydrogen Evolution from Water J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007. 111(40): p. 14589-14592. DOI: 10.1021/jp0751155.

Pieter Stroeve / Ruxandra Vidu

  • R. Vidu, J-R. Ku, P. Stroeve, “Fabrication of Multiscale Nanostructures from Polymeric Membrane Templates” in Polymeric Nanostructures and Their Applications edited by H. S. Nalwa, 2007, Vol. 1: “Polymeric Nanostructures, Chapter 3, p.124-149.
  • D.V. Quach, R. Vidu, J.R. Groza, P. Stroeve, Electrochemical Deposition of Cobalt Antimonide Thin Films and Nanowires, Journal of Chemical Engineering Research, 49 (2010), 11385-11392.
  • R. Vidu, J-R. Ku, P. Stroeve, Growth of ultrathin films of cadmium telluride and tellurium as studied by electrochemical atomic force microscopy, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 300 (2006) 1, 404-412
  • J.-R. Ku, R. Vidu, P. Stroeve, Mechanism of Film Growth of Tellurium by Electrochemical Deposition in the Presence and Absence of Cadmium Ions, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2005, 109, 21779-21787.
  • J.-R. Ku, R. Vidu, R. Talroze, P. Stroeve, Fabrication of Nanocables by Electrochemical Deposition inside Metal Nanotubes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2004, 126(46), 15022-15023.
  • R. Vidu, Stroeve, P.; Improvement of the Thermal Stability of Li-Ion Batteries by Polymer Coating of LiMn2O4 Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.; 2004; 43(13); 3314-3324.
  • Quinlan, F. T., Vidu, R., Predoana, L., Zaharescu, M., Gartrner, M., Groza, J., Stroeve, P., Lithium Cobalt Oxide (LiCoO2) Nanocoatings by Sol-Gel Methods, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.; 2004; 43(10); 2468-2477.
  • R. Vidu, F. T. Quinlan, P. Strove, Use of in situ Electrochemical Atomic Force Microscopy (EC-AFM) to Monitor Cathode Surface Reaction in Organic Electrolyte, Ind.Res.Chem.Eng., 41 (2002) 25, 6546-6554.
  • F. T. Quinlan, K. Sano, T. Willey, R. Vidu, K. Tasaki, P. Stroeve, Surface Characterization of the Spinel LiMn2O4 Cathode before and After Storage at Elevate Temperatures, Chemistry of Materials 13 (2001) 4207-4212.

Gergeley Zimanyi

  • High-Energy Excitations in Silicon Nanoparticles Adam Gali, Marton Voros, Dario Rocca, Gergely T. Zimanyi, and Giulia Galli, Nano Letters, 2009 Vol. 9 (No. 11), 3780-3785.