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Major Publications

Montgomery, M. J.; Kwon, H.; Dreyer, J. A. H.; Xuan, Y.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D., Effect of ammonia addition on suppressing soot formation in methane co-flow diffusion flames. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 2020

Etz, B. D.; Fioroni, G. M.; Messerly, R. A.; Rahimi, M. J.; St. John, P. C.; Robichaud, D. J.; Christensen, E. D.; Beekley, B. P.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Xuan, Y.; Vyas, S.; Paton, R. S.; McCormick, R. L.; Kim, S., Elucidating the chemical pathways responsible for the sooting tendency of 1 and 2-phenylethanol. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 2020

Kwon, H.; Lele, A.; Zhu, J.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Xuan, Y.; van Duin, A. C. T., ReaxFF-based molecular dynamics study of bio-derived polycyclic alkanes as potential alternative jet fuels. Fuel 2020, 279. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118548

Kwon, H.; Lapointe, S.; Zhang, K.; Wagnon, S. W.; Pitz, W. J.; Zhu, J.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Xuan, Y., Sooting tendencies of 20 bio-derived fuels for advanced spark-ignition engines. Fuel 2020, 276. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118059

Kwon, H.; Etz, B. D.; Montgomery, M. J.; Messerly, R.; Shabnam, S.; Vyas, S.; van Duin, A. C. T.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Kim, S.; Xuan, Y., J Phys Chem A 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c03355

Ryan, C. F.; Moore, C. M.; Leal, J. H.; Semelsberger, T. A.; Banh, J. K.; Zhu, J.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Sutton, A. D., Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2020, 4 (3), 1088-1092. DOI: 10.1039/c9se01014a

Huq, N. A.; Huo, X.; Hafenstine, G. R.; Tifft, S. M.; Stunkel, J.; Christensen, E. D.; Fioroni, G. M.; Fouts, L.; McCormick, R. L.; Cherry, P. A.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Wiatrowski, M. R.; Benavides, P. T.; Biddy, M. J.; Connatser, R. M.; Kass, M. D.; Alleman, T. L.; St John, P. C.; Kim, S.; Vardon, D. R., Proc Natl Acad Sci, 2019DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1911107116

I. Zucker, S. M. Hashmi, J. Yang, Y. He, L. D. Pfefferle and M. Elimelech, Langmuir, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02428.

O. Staples, J. H. Leal, P. A. Cherry, C. S. McEnally, L. D. Pfefferle, T. A. Semelsberger, A. D. Sutton and C. M. Moore, Energy & Fuels, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b02557.

X. Huo, N. A. Huq, J. Stunkel, N. S. Cleveland, A. K. Starace, A. E. Settle, A. M. York, R. S. Nelson, D. G. Brandner, L. Fouts, P. C. St. John, E. D. Christensen, J. Luecke, J. H. Mack, C. S. McEnally, P. A. Cherry, L. D. Pfefferle, T. J. Strathmann, D. Salvachúa, S. Kim, R. L. McCormick, G. T. Beckham and D. R. Vardon, Green Chemistry, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01820D.

Y. He, K. Yang, Z. Yu, Z. Fishman, L. Achola, Z. Tobin, J. A. Heinlein, S. Hu, S. L. Suib, V. S. Batista and L. Pfefferle, Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 16677-16688.

WENG, G. , Xie, Y. , Wang, H. , Karpovich, C. , Lipton, J. , Zhu, J. , Kong, J. , Pfefferle, L. and Taylor, A.  A promising carbon/g‐C3N4 composite negative electrode for a long‐life sodium‐ion battery. Angew. Chem. 2019

Kwon, H.; Jain, A.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Xuan, Y. Numerical investigation of the pressure-dependence of yield sooting indices for n-alkane and aromatic species. Fuel 2019, 254, 115574.

Liao, Y.; Zhang, R.; Wang, H.; Ye, S.; Zhou, Y.; Ma, T.; Zhu, J.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Qian, J., Highly conductive carbon-based aqueous inks toward electroluminescent devices, printed capacitive sensors and flexible wearable electronics. RSC Adv. 2019, 9 (27), 15184-15189.

Chen, H.; Bai, W.; He, Y.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Qi, S.; Wu, Y., Catalytic hydrogenation of octanoic acid in gaseous phase on Ni catalysts: the effect of support species and structure. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018.

Staples, O.; Moore, C. M.; Semelsberger, T. A.; Leal, J. H.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L.; Sutton, A. D., A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels. Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2018.

Kim, S.; Fioroni, G. M.; Park, J.-W.; Robichaud, D. J.; Das, D. D.; John, P. C. S.; Lu, T.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Paton, R. S.; Foust, T. D.; McCormick, R. L. Experimental and theoretical insight into the soot tendencies of the methylcyclohexene isomers. ‎Proc. Combust. Inst. 2018.

Montgomery, M. J.; Das, D. D.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D. Analyzing the robustness of the yield sooting index as a measure of sooting tendency. Proc. Combust. Inst.2018.

Jain, A.; Das, D. D.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Xuan, Y. Experimental and numerical study of variable oxygen index effects on soot yield and distribution in laminar co-flow diffusion flames. Proc. Combust. Inst., 2018.

McEnally, C. S.; Xuan, Y.; St. John, P. C.; Das, D. D.; Jain, A.; Kim, S.; Kwan, T. A.; Tan, L. K.; Zhu, J.; Pfefferle, L. D. Sooting tendencies of co-optima test gasolines and their surrogates. Proc. Combust. Inst., 2018.

Chen, H.; He, Y.; Pfefferle, L.; Pu, W.; Wu, Y.; Qi, S., Phenol catalytic hydrogenation over palladium nanoparticles supported on metal-organic frameworks in aqueous phase. ChemCatChem 2018

He, Y.; Fishman, Z. S.; Yang, K. R.; Ortiz, B.; Liu, C.; Goldsamt, J.; Batista, V. S.; Pfefferle, L. D. Hydrophobic CuO Nanosheets Functionalized with Organic Adsorbates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018 ,140 (5), 1824-1833.

Das, D. D.; St. John, P. C.; McEnally, C. S.; Kim, S.; Pfefferle, L. D. Measuring and predicting sooting tendencies of oxygenates, alkanes, alkenes, cycloalkanes, and aromatics on a unified scale. Combust. Flame 2018, 190, 349-364.

Zucker, I.; Werber, J. R.; Fishman, Z. S.; Hashmi, S. M.; Gabinet, U. R.; Lu, X.; Osuji, C. O.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Elimelech, M. Loss of phospholipid membrane integrity induced by two-dimensional nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett. 2017, 4 (10), 404-409.

Fishman, Z. S.; He, Y.; Yang, K. R.; Lounsbury, A. W.; Zhu, J.; Tran, T. M.; Zimmerman, J. B.; Batista, V. S.; Pfefferle, L. D. Hard templating ultrathin polycrystalline hematite nanosheets: effect of nano-dimension on CO2 to CO conversion via the reverse water-gas shift reaction. Nanoscale 2017, 9 (35), 12984-12995.

St. John, P. C.; Kairys, P. M.; Das, D. D.; McEnally, C. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Robichaud, D. J.; Nimlos, M. R.; Zigler, B. T.; McCormick, R. L.; Foust, T. D.; Bomble, Y. J.; Kim, S. A quantitative model for the prediction of sooting tendency from molecular structure. Energy & Fuels 2017.

D.D. Das, C.S. McEnally, T.A. Kwan, J.B. Zimmerman, W.J. Cannella, C.J. Mueller, L.D. Pfefferle, Sooting tendencies of diesel fuels, jet fuels, and their surrogates in diffusion flames, Fuel, 197 2017 445-458.

D.D. Das, W.J. Cannella, C.S. McEnally, C.J. Mueller, L.D. Pfefferle, Two-dimensional soot volume fraction measurements in flames doped with large hydrocarbons, Proc. Combust. Inst, 36 2017 871-879.

Z.S. Fishman, B. Rudshteyn, Y.L. He, B.L. Liu, S. Chaudhuri, M. Askerka, G.L. Haller, V.S. Batista, L.D. Pfefferle, Fundamental Role of Oxygen Stoichiometry in Controlling the Band Gap and Reactivity of Cupric Oxide Nanosheets, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138 2016 10978-10985.

Novek, E. J.; Shaulsky, E.; Fishman, Z. S.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Elimelech, M., Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett. 2016, 3 (8), 291-296.

Gilbertson, L. M.; Albalghiti, E. M.; Fishman, Z. S.; Perreault, F.; Corredor, C.; Posner, J. D.; Elimelech, M.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Zimmerman, J. B., Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (7), 3975-3984.

Z. Zhang, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, Characterization of functional groups on oxidized multi-wall carbon nanotubes by potentiometric titration, Catal. Today, 249 2015 23-29.

S. Azoz, L.M. Gilbertson, S.M. Hashmi, P. Han, G.E. Sterbinsky, S.A. Kanaan, J.B. Zimmerman, L.D. Pfefferle, Enhanced dispersion and electronic performance of single-walled carbon nanotube thin films without surfactant: A comprehensive study of various treatment processes, Carbon, 93 2015 1008-1020.

S. Azoz, A.L. Exarhos, A. Marquez, L.M. Gilbertson, S. Nejati, J.J. Cha, J.B. Zimmerman, J.M. Kikkawa, L.D. Pfefferle, Highly conductive single-walled carbon nanotube thin film preparation by direct alignment on substrates from water dispersions, Langmuir, 31 2015 1155-1163.

D.D. Das, C.S. McEnally, L.D. Pfefferle, Sooting tendencies of unsaturated esters in nonpremixed flames, Combust. Flame, 162 2015 1489-1497.

T.R. Fadel, F.A. Sharp, N. Vudattu, R. Ragheb, J. Garyu, D. Kim, E. Hong, N. Li, G.L. Haller, L.D. Pfefferle, A carbon nanotube–polymer composite for T-cell therapy, Nature nanotechnology, 9 2014 639-647.

Z.T. Zhang, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, Comparing characterization of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes by potentiometric proton titration, NEXAFS, and XPS, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 35 2014 856-863.

J.E. Horvath, G.L. Ramachandran, O. Fedrigo, W.J. Nielsen, C.C. Babbitt, E.M. St Clair, L.W. Pfefferle, J. Jernvall, G.A. Wray, C.E. Wall, Genetic comparisons yield insight into the evolution of enamel thickness during human evolution, Journal of Human Evolution, 73 2014 75-87.

Gilbertson, L. M.; Goodwin, D. G.; Taylor, A. D.; Pfefferle, L.; Zimmerman, J. B. Toward Tailored Functional Design of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWNTs): Electrochemical and Antimicrobial Activity Enhancement via Oxidation and Selective Reduction. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48 (10), 5938-5945.

Liu, C.; Pfefferle, L. D.; Haller, G. L. The Electronic Structure or Charge Delocalization of Sulfated Zirconia (Supported on Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes): Acid Sites Probed by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Topics in Catalysis 2014 57 (6), 774-784.

Di Vece M, Zoican-loebick C, Pfefferle LD.  Hydrogen-induced ostwald ripening of cobalt nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 2014 16(2):1-7.

Ren, F.; Kanaan, S. A.; Majewska, M. M.; Keskar, G. D.; Azoz, S.; Wang, H.; Wang, X.; Haller, G. L.; Chen, Y.; Pfefferle, L. D. Increase in the yield of (and selective synthesis of large-diameter) single-walled carbon nanotubes through water-assisted ethanol pyrolysis. Journal of Catalysis 2014 309, 419-427.