at the Georgia Institute of Technology

NANOPOROUS MATERIALS AND MEMBRANES via SCALABLE PROCESSING STRATEGIES

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 Publications 

 

Articles

Book Chapters

Issued Patents

 

 Articles
 
2015 

S.-W. Choi, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, "Material Properties and Operating Configurations of Membrane Reactors for Propane Dehydrogenation", AIChE Journal (in press).

H.-J. Kim, W. Chaikittisilp, K.-S. Jang, N. A. Brunelli, S. A. Didas, J. R. Johnson, W. J. Koros, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, "Aziridine-functionalized Mesoporous Silica Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fibers: Synthesis and Single-Component CO2 and N2 Permeation Properties", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (in press).

S.-J. Kim, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, Y. Liu, J. S. Moore, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, S. Sarsani, "Ion Exchange of Zeolite Membranes by a Vacuum Flow-Through Technique", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 203, p. 170-177 (2015). PDF

2014 

 

H.-J. Kim, N. A. Brunelli, A. J. Brown, K.-S. Jang, W.-G. Kim, F. Rashidi, J. R. Johnson, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Silylated Mesoporous Silica Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fiber Supports: Synthesis and Permeation Properties", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, p. 17877-17886 (2014). PDF Link

A. J. Brown, N. A. Brunelli, K. Eum, F. Rashidi, J. R. Johnson, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S Nair, "Interfacial Microfluidic Processing of Metal-Organic Framework Hollow Fiber Membranes", Science, 345 (6192), 72-75 (2014). PDF Link

K. O. Olanrewaju, T.-H. Bae, S. Nair, V. Breedveld, "The Rheology of Suspensions of Porous Zeolite Particles in Polymer Solutions", Rheologica Acta, 53, p. 133-141 (2014). PDF

J. A. Thompson, J. T. Vaughn, N. A. Brunelli, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Mixed-Linker Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Mixed-Matrix Membranes for Aggressive CO2 Separation from Natural Gas", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 192, p. 43-51 (2014). PDF

D.-Y. Kang, N. A. Brunelli, G. I. Yucelen, A. Venkatasubramanian, J. Zang, J. Leisen, P. J. Hesketh, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Direct Synthesis of Single-Walled Aminoaluminosilicate Nanotubes with Enhanced Molecular Adsorption Selectivity", Nature Communications, 5, 3342 (2014). PDF

 

2013

 

K. Zhang, R. P. Lively, C. Zhang, R. R. Chance, W. J. Koros, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, "Exploring the Framework Hydrophobicity and Flexibility of ZIF-8: From Biofuel Recovery to Hydrocarbon Separations", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, p. 3618-3622 (2013). PDF Link

C. M. Edmonds, P. J. Hesketh, S. Nair, "Polymer Translocation in Solid-State Nanopores: Dependence on Hydrodynamic Interactions and Polymer Configuration", Chemical Physics, 425, p. 1-13 (2013). PDF

M. Dvoyashkin, A. Wang, A. Katihar, J. Zang, G. I. Yucelen, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, C.R. Bowers, S. Vasenkov, "Signatures of Normal and Anomalous Diffusion in Nanotube Systems by NMR", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 178, p. 119-122 (2013). PDF

S. Han, Y. Huang, T. Watanabe, S. Nair, K. S. Walton, D. S. Sholl, J. C. Meredith, "MOF Stability and Gas Adsorption as a Function of Exposure to Water, Humid Air, SO2, and NO2", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 173, p. 86-91 (2013). PDF

J. Zang, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Prediction of Water Adsorption in Copper-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks Using Force Fields Derived from Dispersion-Corrected DFT Calculations",Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(15), p. 7519-7525 (2013). PDF Link

K. Zhang, R. P. Lively, M. E. Dose, A. J. Brown, J. Chung, C. Zhang, S. Nair, W. J. Koros, R. R. Chance, "Alcohol and water adsorption in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks", Chemical Communications, 49, 3245-3247 (2013). PDF

J. A. Gee, J. Chung, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Adsorption and Diffusion of Small Alcohols in Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks ZIF-8 and ZIF-90", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(6), p. 3169-3176 (2013). PDF Link

W.-G. Kim, S. Nair, "Membranes from Nanoporous 1D and 2D Materials: A Review of Opportunities, Developments, and Challenges", Chemical Engineering Science, 104, p. 908-924 (2013). PDF

T. Singh, D.-Y. Kang, S. Nair, "Rigorous Calculations of Permeation in Mixed-Matrix Membranes: Evaluation of Interfacial Equilibrium Effects and Permeability-based Models", Journal of Membrane Science, 448, p. 160-169 (2013). PDF

W.-G. Kim, J. S. Lee, D. G. Bucknall, W. J. Koros, S. Nair, "Nanoporous Layered Silicate AMH-3/Cellulose Acetate Nanocomposite Membranes for Gas Separations”, Journal of Membrane Science, 441, p. 129-136 (2013). PDF

H.-J. Kim, K.-S. Jang, P. Galebach, C. Gilbert, G. Tompsett, W. C. Conner, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Seeded Growth, Silylation, and Organic/Water Separation Properties of MCM-48 Membranes",Journal of Membrane Science, 427, p. 293-302 (2013). PDF

A. G. Ahmadi, S. Nair, "Geometry of Nanopore Devices Fabricated by Electron Beam Lithography: Simulations and Experimental Comparisons", Microelectronic Engineering, 112, p. 149-156 (2013). PDF

J. A. Thompson, N. A. Brunelli, R. P. Lively, J. R. Johnson, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Tunable CO2 Adsorbents by Mixed-Linker Synthesis and Postsynthetic Modification of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(16), p. 8198-8207 (2013). PDF Link

G. I. Yucelen, D.-Y. Kang, I. Schmidt-Krey, H. W. Beckham, S. Nair, "A Generalized Kinetic Model for the Formation and Growth of Single-Walled Metal Oxide Nanotubes", Chemical Engineering Science, 90, p. 200-212 (2013). PDF


2012 



M. Dvoyashkin, J. Zang, G. I. Yucelen, A. Katihar, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, C. R. Bowers, S. Vasenkov, "Diffusion of Tetrafluoromethane in Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Pulsed Field Gradient NMR and Molecular Dynamics Simulations", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(40), p. 21350-21355 (2012). PDF Link

E. Haldoupis, T. Watanabe, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Quantifying large effects of framework flexibility on diffusion in MOFs: CH4 and CO2 in ZIF-8", ChemPhysChem, 13, p. 3449-3452 (2012). PDF

A. Venkatasubramanian, M. Navaei, K. R. Bagnall, K. C. McCarley, S. Nair, P. J. Hesketh, "Gas Adsorption Characteristics of Metal Organic Frameworks via Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM) Techniques", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(29), p. 15313-15321 (2012). PDF Link

S. Han, Y. Huang, T. Watanabe, Y. Dai, K. S. Walton, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, J. C. Meredith, "High-Throughput Screening of MOFs for CO2 Separation", ACS Combinatorial Science, 14, p. 263-267 (2012). PDF Link

E. Haldoupis, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Finding MOFs for Highly Selective CO2/N2 Adsorption Using Materials Screening Based on Efficient Assignment of Atomic Point Charges", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(9), p. 4313-4323 (2012). PDF Link

A. J. Brown, J. R. Johnson, M. E. Lydon, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Continuous Polycrystalline Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-90 (ZIF-90) Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fibers", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 124, p. 10767-10770 (2012). PDF

J. A. Thompson, K. W. Chapman, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Sonication-Induced Ostwald Ripening of ZIF-8 Nanoparticles and Formation of ZIF-8/Polymer Composite Membranes", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 158, p. 292-299 (2012). PDF

D.-Y. Kang, H. M. Tong, J. Zang, R. P. Choudhury, D. S. Sholl, H. W. Beckham, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotube/Poly(vinylalcohol) Nanocomposite Membranes", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4(2), p. 965-976 (2012). PDF Link

W. G. Kim, X. Zhang, J. S. Lee, M. Tsapatsis, S. Nair, "Epitaxially Grown Layered MFI-Bulk MFI Hybrid Zeolitic Materials", ACS Nano, 6(11), p. 9978-9988 (2012). PDF Link

G. I. Yucelen, R. P. Choudhury, J. Leisen, S. Nair, H. W. Beckham, "Defect Structures in Aluminosilicate Single-Walled Nanotubes: A Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(32), p. 17149-17157 (2012). PDF Link

J. A. Thompson, C. R. Blad, N. A. Brunelli, M. E. Lydon, R. P. Lively, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Hybrid Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Controlling Framework Porosity and Functionality by Mixed-Linker Synthesis", Chemistry of Materials, 24(10), p. 1930-1936 (2012). PDF Link       Highlighted in Science: Editors' Choice - May 18, 2012

M. E. Lydon, K. A. Unocic, T.-H. Bae, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Structure-Property Relationships of Inorganically Surface-Modified Zeolite Molecular Sieves for Nanocomposite Membrane Fabrication", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(17), p. 9636-9645 (2012). PDF Link

C. M. Edmonds, Y. C. Hudiono, A. G. Ahmadi, P. J. Hesketh, S. Nair, "Polymer Translocation in Solid-State Nanopores: Dependence of Scaling Behavior on Pore Dimensions and Applied Voltage", Journal of Chemical Physics, 136, art. # 065105 (2012). PDF

G. I. Yucelen, D.-Y. Kang, R. C. Guerrero-Ferreira, E. R. Wright, H. W. Beckham, S. Nair, "Shaping Single-Walled Metal Oxide Nanotubes from Precursors of Controlled Curvature", Nano Letters, 12 (2), p. 827-832 (2012). PDF Link


2011



J. Zang, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Osmotic ensemble methods for predicting adsorption-induced structural transitions in nanoporous materials using molecular simulations", Journal of Chemical Physics, 134(10), art. 184103 (2011). PDF

E. Haldoupis, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Pore Size Analysis of >250,000 Hypothetical Zeolites", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, p. 5053-5060 (2011). PDF

J. Liu, T.-H. Bae, O. Esekhile, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, W. J. Koros, "Formation of Mg(OH)2 nanowhiskers on LTA zeolite surfaces using a sol–gel method", Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 60(2), p. 189-197 (2011). PDF

D.-Y. Kang, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Modeling Molecular Transport in Composite Membranes with Tubular Fillers", Journal of Membrane Science, 381, p. 50-63 (2011). PDF

K.-S. Jang, H.-J. Kim, J. R. Johnson, W.-G. Kim, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Modified Mesoporous Silica Gas Separation Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fibers", Chemistry of Materials, 23(12), p. 3025-3028 (2011). PDF Link

R. T. Adams, J. S. Lee, T.-H. Bae, J. K. Ward, J. R. Johnson, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, W. J. Koros, "CO2–CH4 permeation in high zeolite 4A loading mixed matrix membranes", Journal of Membrane Science, 367, p. 197-203 (2011). PDF

M. H. Kassaee, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, "Preparation and Gas Adsorption Characteristics of Zeolite MFI Crystals with Organic-Modified Interiors",The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, p. 19640-19646 (2011). PDF Link

C. G. Carson, A. J. Brown, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, "Sonochemical Synthesis and Characterization of Sub-Micron Crystals of the Metal-Organic Framework Cu[(hfipbb)(H2hfipbb)0.5]", Crystal Growth & Design, 11, p. 4505-4510 (2011). PDF Link

W.-G. Kim, S. Choi, S. Nair, "Swelling, Functionalization, and Structural Changes of the Nanoporous Layered Silicates AMH-3 and MCM-22", Langmuir, 27(12), p. 7892-7901 (2011). PDF Link

D.-Y. Kang, J. Zang, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes with Organic-Modified Interiors", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115(15), p. 7676-7685 (2011). PDF Link

G. I. Yucelen, R. P. Choudhury, A. Vyalikh, U. Scheler, H. W. Beckham, S. Nair, "Formation of Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes from Molecular Precursors and Curved Nanoscale Intermediates", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(14), p. 5397-5412 (2011). PDF Link


2010


A. Venkatasubramanian, J.-H. Lee, R. J. T. Houk, M. D. Allendorf, S. Nair, P. J. Hesketh, "Characterization of HKUST-1 Crystals and Their Application to MEMS Microcantilever array Sensors", ECS Transactions, 33(8), p. 229-238 (2010). PDF Link

E. Haldoupis, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Efficient Calculation of Diffusion Limitations in Metal Organic Framework Materials: A Tool for Identifying Materials for Kinetic Separations", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(21), p. 7528-7539 (2010). PDF Link

A. Greenstein, Y. Hudiono, S. Graham, S. Nair, "Effects of Non-Framework Metal Cations and Phonon Scattering Mechanisms on the Thermal Transport Properties of Polycrystalline Zeolite LTA Films", Journal of Applied Physics, 107, art. 063518 (2010). PDF

J. Zang, S. Chempath, S. Konduri, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Flexibility of Ordered Surface Hydroxyls Influences the Adsorption of Molecules in Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1(8), p. 1235-1240 (2010). PDF Link

T.-H. Bae, J. Liu, J. A. Thompson, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Solvothermal Deposition and Characterization of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanostructures on Zeolite Crystals", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 139, p. 120-129 (2010). PDF

T.-H. Bae, J. S. Lee, W. Qiu, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "High-Performance Gas Separation Membrane Containing Sub-Micron Metal-Organic Framework Crystals", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 49, p. 9863-9866 (2010). PDF

A. G. Ahmadi, Z. C. Peng, P. J. Hesketh, S. Nair, "Wafer-Scale Process for Fabricating Arrays of Nanopore Devices", Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS, 9(3), art. # 033011 (2010). PDF

D.-Y. Kang, J. Zang, E. R. Wright, A. L. McCanna, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Dehydration, Dehydroxylation, and Rehydroxylation of Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes", ACS Nano, 4(8), p. 4897-4907 (2010). PDF Link

2009



T. Watanabe, S. Keskin, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Computational Identification of a Metal Organic Framework for High Selectivity Membrane-based Gas Separations", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11, p. 11389-11394 (2009). PDF

J. Zang, S. Konduri, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Self-Diffusion of Water and Simple Alcohols in Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes" ACS Nano, 3(6), p. 1548-1556 (2009). PDF Link

T.-H. Bae, J. Liu, J. S. Lee, W. J. Koros, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, "Facile High-Yield Solvothermal Deposition of Inorganic Nanostructures on Zeolite Crystals for Mixed-Matrix Membrane Fabrication", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(41), p. 14662-14663 (2009). PDF Link

J. Liu, T.-H. Bae, W. Qu, S. Husain, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, R. R. Chance, W. J. Koros, "Butane isomer transport properties of 6FDA–DAM and MFI–6FDA–DAM mixed matrix membranes", Journal of Membrane Science, 343, p. 157-163 (2009). PDF

C. H. Ko, J. S. Bae, J. H. Yeum, S. Nair, W. Oh, "Application of Photoacoustic Spectroscopy on Spatially Resolved, Non-Destructive Measurement of Organics Distributed in a Zeolite Membrane", Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 10(1), p. S9-S13 (2009). PDF

Y. Hudiono, S. Choi, S. Shu, W. J. Koros, M. Tsapatsis, S. Nair, "Porous Layered Oxide/Nafion Nanocomposite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 118, p. 427-434 (2009). PDF


2008



S. Konduri, H. M. Tong, S. Chempath, S. Nair, "Water in Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Diffusion and Adsorption Properties", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(39), p. 15367-15374 (2008). PDF Link

S. Choi, J. Coronas, E. Jordan, W. Oh, S. Nair, F. Onorato, D. F. Shantz, M. Tsapatsis, "Layered silicates by swelling of AMH-3 and nanocomposite membranes", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 47(3), p. 552-555 (2008). PDF

S. Choi, J. Coronas, J. Sheffel, E. Jordan, W. Oh, S. Nair, D. F. Shantz, M. Tsapatsis, "Layered silicate by proton exchange and swelling of AMH-3", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 115, p. 75-84 (2008). PDF

C.-H. Cheng, T.-H. Bae, B. A. McCool, R. R. Chance, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, "Functionalization of the Internal Surface of Pure-Silica MFI Zeolite with Aliphatic Alcohols", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(10), p. 3543-3551 (2008). PDF Link


2007



Y. Hudiono, A. Greenstein, C. Kuete, B. Olson, S. Graham, S. Nair, "Effects of Composition and Phonon Scattering Mechanisms on Thermal Transport in MFI Zeolite Films", Journal of Applied Physics, 102, art. 053523 (2007). PDF

L.A. Villaescusa, I. Díaz, P.A. Barrett, S. Nair, J.M. Lloris-Cormano, R. Martínez-Mañez, M. Tsapatsis, Z. Liu, O. Terasaki, M.A. Camblor, “The Pure Silica Large Pore Zeolite ITQ-7: Synthetic Strategies, Structure-Directing Effects and Control and Nature of Structural Disorder”, Chemistry of Materials, 19(7), p. 1601-1612 (2007). PDF Link

S. Konduri, S. Nair, "A Computational Study of Gas Molecule Transport in a Polymer/Nanoporous Layered Silicate Nanocomposite Membrane Material", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, p. 2017-2024 (2007). PDF Link

A.M. Greenstein, Y.C. Hudiono, S. Graham, S. Nair, “The Effects of Material Composition on the Thermal Conductivity of Zeolite MFI”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, WA, p. 625-630 (2007).

S. Konduri, S. Mukherjee, S. Nair, "Controlling Nanotube Dimensions: Correlation between Composition, Diameter and Internal Energy of Single-Walled Mixed Oxide Nanotubes" ACS Nano, 1(5), p. 393-402 (2007). PDF Link

S. Mukherjee, K. Kim, S. Nair, "Short, Highly Ordered, Single-Walled Mixed-Oxide Nanotubes Assemble from Amorphous Nanoparticles", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(21), p. 6820-6826 (2007). PDF Link


2006



A. Greenstein, Y. Hudiono, S. Nair, S. Graham, "Thermal Properties and Lattice Dynamics of Polycrystalline MFI Films", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 10 (4), p. 321-331 (2006).
PDF

A.M. Greenstein, Y.C. Hudiono, S. Graham, S. Nair, “Modeling Lattice Dynamics and Heat Capacities of Zeolites”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, IL, p. 415-421 (2006).

S. Bhattacharya, S. Nair, A. Chatterjee, "An Accurate DNA Sensing and Diagnosis Methodology using Fabricated Silicon Nanopores", IEEE Transactions on Circuits & Systems - I: Special Issue on Advances in Life Science Systems and Applications, 53 (11), p. 2377-2383 (2006). PDF

S. Bhattacharya, V. Natarajan, A. Chatterjee, S. Nair, "Efficient DNA Sensing with Fabricated Nanopores: Diagnosis Methodology and Algorithms", Proceedings of 19th International Conference on VLSI Design (2006). PDF

S. Konduri, S. Mukherjee, S. Nair, "Strain Energy Minimum and Vibrational Properties of Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes" Physical Review B, 74, art. 033401 (2006). PDF (also selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)


2005



S. Nair, Z. Chowdhuri, I. Peral, D. A. Neumann, H.-K. Jeong, G. Tompsett, L. C. Dickinson, M. Tsapatsis, “Translational Dynamics of Water in a Nanoporous Layered Silicate”, Physical Review B, 71, art. 104301 (2005). PDF (also selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)

W. Oh, S. Nair, "Spatially Resolved Measurements of Guest Molecule Transport in a Nanoporous Polycrystalline Membrane", Applied Physics Letters, 87, art. 151912 (2005). PDF (also selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)

S. Mukherjee, V. M. Bartlow, S. Nair, " Phenomenology of the Growth of Single Walled Aluminosilicate and Aluminogermanate Nanotubes of Precise Dimensions", Chemistry of Materials, 17, p. 4900-4909 (2005). PDF Link


2004



S. Nair, R. M. Dimeo, D. A. Neumann, A. J. Horsewill, M. Tsapatsis, "Methyl Rotational Tunneling Dynamics of p-Xylene Confined in a Crystalline Zeolite Host", Journal of Chemical Physics, 121(10), p. 4810-4819 (2004). PDF

W. Oh, S. Nair, "Concentration Profiling of a Molecular Sieve Membrane by Step Scan Photoacoustic Spectroscopy", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, p. 8766-8769 (2004). PDF Link

H.-K. Jeong, W. Krych, H. Ramanan, S. Nair, E. Marand, M. Tsapatsis, “Fabrication of Polymer/Selective-Flake Nanocomposite Membranes and Their Use in Gas Separation”, Chemistry of Materials, 16, p. 3838-3845 (2004). PDF Link


2003



S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, "Infrared Reflectance Measurements of Zeolite Film Thickness, Refractive Index and Other Characteristics", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials , 58(2), p. 81-89 (2003). PDF

H.-K. Jeong, S. Nair, T. Vogt, L. C. Dickinson, M. Tsapatsis, "A Highly Crystalline Layered Silicate with 3-Dimensionally Microporous Layers", Nature Materials, 2(1), p. 53-58 (2003). PDF


2002



2001



S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, B.H.Toby, S.M. Kuznicki, "A Study of Heat-Treatment Induced Framework Contraction in Sr-ETS-4 by Powder Neutron Diffraction and Vibrational Spectroscopy", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123, p. 12781-12790 (2001).
PDF Link

S. Nair, H.-K. Jeong, A. Chandrasekaran, C.M. Braunbarth, M. Tsapatsis, S.M. Kuznicki, "Synthesis and Structure Determination of ETS-4 Single Crystals", Chemistry of Materials, 13, p. 4247-4254 (2001). PDF Link

S. Nair, Z. Lai, V. Nikolakis, G. Xomeritakis, G. Bonilla, M. Tsapatsis, "Separation of Close-boiling Hydrocarbon Mixtures by MFI and FAU Membranes made by Secondary Growth", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 48, p. 219-228 (2001). PDF

S.M. Kuznicki, V.A. Bell, S. Nair, H.W. Hillhouse, C.M. Braunbarth, R.M. Jacubinas, B.H. Toby, M. Tsapatsis, " A Titanosilicate Molecular Sieve with Adjustable Pores for Size-Selective Adsorption of Molecules", Nature , 412, p. 720-723 (2001). PDF (also selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)

T. Okubo, T. Wakihara, J. Plevert, S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, Y. Ogawa, H. Komiyama, M. Yoshimura, M. E. Davis, "Heteroepitaxial Growth of a Zeolite", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 40(6), p. 1069-1071 (2001). PDF


2000


C.M. Braunbarth, H.W. Hillhouse, S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, A. W. Burton, R. F. Lobo, R.M. Jacubinas, S.M. Kuznicki, "Structure of Strontium Ion-Exchanged ETS-4 Microporous Molecular Sieves", Chemistry of Materials, 12, p. 1857-1865 (2000). PDF Link

S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, "The Location of o- and m-xylene in Silicalite by Powder X-ray Diffraction", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 104, p. 8982-8988 (2000). PDF Link

G. Xomeritakis, S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, "Transport Properties of Alumina-Supported MFI Membranes made by Secondary (Seeded) Growth", Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, 38, p. 61-73 (2000). PDF


1999



G. Xomeritakis, A. Gouzinis, S. Nair, T. Okubo, M. He, R. M. Overney, M. Tsapatsis, "Growth, Microstructure, and Permeation Properties of Supported Zeolite (MFI) Films and Membranes Prepared by Secondary Growth", Chemical Engineering Science, 54, p. 3521-3531 (1999). PDF

S. Nair, L. A. Villaescusa, M. A. Camblor, M. Tsapatsis, "Zeolite-Beta Grown Epitaxially on SSZ-31 Nanofibers", Chemical Communications, p. 921-922 (1999). PDF


Book Chapters



A. G. Ahmadi, S. Nair, "Engineered Nanopores", in:
BioNanoFluidic MEMS (Editor: P. J. Hesketh), Springer (2007).

S. Nair, M. Tsapatsis, "Synthesis and Properties of Zeolitic Membranes", in: Handbook of Zeolite Science & Technology (Editors: S.M. Auerbach, K.A. Carrado, P.K. Dutta), Marcel Dekker (2003).


Issued Patents

 

C.-H. Cheng, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, R. R. Chance, B. A. McCool, H. W. Deckman, "Functionalization of the internal surfaces of zeolites with alcohol compounds", US Patent #8,846,558.

Z. Zhou, S. Nair, "Zeolite DDR nanoparticles", US Patent #8,821,616.

E. Haldoupis, S. Keskin, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, "Screening metal organic framework materials", US Patent #8,725,482.

P. J. Hesketh, S. Nair, K. C. McCarley, M. Navaei, K. Bagnall, A. Venkatasubramanian, "High-pressure quartz crystal microbalance", US Patent #8,718,956.

Z. Zhou, S. Nair, "Zeolite DDR membranes", US Patent #8,673,057.

A. J. Brown, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, C. Carson, "MOF nanocrystals", US Patent #8,668,764.

D.-Y. Kang, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, "Single-walled metal oxide nanotubes", US Patent #8,637,693.

S. Nair, K.-S. Jang, C. W. Jones, W. J. Koros, J. R. Johnson, "Mesoporous silica membrane on polymeric hollow fibers", US Patent #8,568,517.

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