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2021

Z. Wang, C. Ma, A. Shen, A. Berchenko, S. A. Sinquefield, S. Nair, “Kraft black liquor concentration with graphene oxide membranes: Process simulations and technoeconomic analysis”, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing & Processing (2021).  PDF Link

 

S. Yang, J. Kalyanaraman, K. C. Jayachandrababu, Q. Fu, S. Guo, R. D. Partridge, Y. V. Joshi, C. Paek, S. Nair, “Separation of multicomponent aromatic/aliphatic mixtures by simulated moving bed adsorption: Modeling and experiments”, AIChE Journal (2021).  PDF Link

 

P. C. Metz, S. C. Purdy, M. R. Ryder, A. Ganesan, S. Nair, K. Page, “Detailed total scattering analysis of disorder in ZIF-8”, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 54, 759-767 (2021). PDF Link

Z. Wang, C. Ma, C. Xu, S. A. Sinquefield, M. L. Shofner, S. Nair, “Graphene oxide nanofiltration membranes for desalination under realistic conditions”,  Nature Sustainability, 4, 402–408 (2021). PDF Link

 

A. S. Engelberth, W. Niu, S. P. M. Ventura, S. Nair, M. A. Nolasco, D. J. Carrier, “ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Welcomes Manuscripts on Alternative Feedstocks”,  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9 (13), 4702–4703 (2021). PDF Link

 

B. Min, A. Korde, S. Yang, Y. Kim, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Separation of C2–C4 hydrocarbons from methane by zeolite MFI hollow fiber membranes fabricated from 2D nanosheets”, AIChE Journal, 67 (1), e17048 (2021).  PDF Link

 

2020

A. W. Tricker, M. J. Stellato, T. T. Kwok, N. S. Kruyer, Z. Wang, S. Nair, V. M. Thomas, M. J. Realff, A. S. Bommarius, C. Sievers, “Similarities in Recalcitrant Structures of Industrial Non‐kraft and Kraft Lignin”, ChemSusChem, 13, 4624-4632 (2020).  PDF Link

 

B. Min, S. Yang, A. Korde, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Single‐Step Scalable Fabrication of Zeolite MFI Hollow Fiber Membranes for Hydrocarbon Separations”, Advanced Materials Interfaces 7, #2000926 (2020). PDF Link

 

Y. Chiang, H. N. Bassas, R. P. Lively, S. Nair, “Separation and Purification of 2,5-Dimethylfuran: Process Design and Comparative Technoeconomic and Sustainability Evaluation of Simulated Moving Bed Adsorption and Conventional Distillation”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 (33), 12482–12492(2020). PDF Link

 

A. Korde, B. Min, A. Ganesan, S. Yang, Z. Wang, A. Grosz, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “AEL Zeolite Nanosheet-Polyamide Nanocomposite Membranes on α-Alumina Hollow Fibers with Enhanced Pervaporation Properties”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 59 (33) 14789–14796(2020). PDF Link

 

O. Knio, H. Fang, S. E. Boulfelfel, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, “Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Surface Resistances in Zeolite Nanosheets”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 15241–15252 (2020). PDF Link

 

K. Eum, S. Yang, B. Min, C. Ma, J. H. Drese, Y. Tamhankar, S. Nair, “All-Nanoporous Hybrid Membranes: Incorporating Zeolite Nanoparticles and Nanosheets with Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Matrices”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (24), 27368–27377 (2020). PDF Link

 

S. Bhattacharyya, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Quantitative Correlations for the Durability of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks in Humid SO2”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 59 (1), 245-252 (2020). PDF Link

 

2019

A. Korde, B. Min, Q. Almas, Y. Chiang, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, “Effect of Si/Al Ratio on the Catalytic Activity of Two‐Dimensional MFI Nanosheets in Aromatic Alkylation and Alcohol Etherification”, ChemCatChem 11 (18), 4548-4557 (2019). PDF Link

 

K. C. Jayachandrababu, Y. Chiang, F. Zhang, A. Korde, R. Han, S. Bhattacharyya, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Synthesizing New Hybrid Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks by Controlled Demolition and Reconstruction”, ACS Materials Letters 1 (4), 447-451 (2019). PDF Link

 

Y. Chiang, W. Liang, S. Yang, C. R. Bond, W. You, R. P. Lively, S. Nair, “Separation and Purification of Furans from n-Butanol by Zeolitic Imidazole Frameworks: Multicomponent Adsorption Behavior and Simulated Moving Bed Process Design”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7 (19), 16560-16568 (2019). PDF Link

 

S. Yang, Y. Chiang, S. Nair, “Scalable One‐Step Gel Conversion Route to High‐Performance CHA Zeolite Hollow Fiber Membranes and Modules for CO2 Separation”, Energy Technology 7 (9), 1900494 (2019). PDF Link

 

Z. Wang, C. Ma, S. A. Sinquefield, M. L. Shofner, S. Nair, “High-Performance Graphene Oxide Nanofiltration Membranes for Black Liquor Concentration”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7 (17), 14915-14923 (2019). PDF Link

 

B. Min, S. Yang, A. Korde, Y. H. Kwon, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Continuous zeolite MFI membranes fabricated from 2D MFI nanosheets on ceramic hollow fibers”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58 (24), 8201-8205 (2019). PDF Link

 

S. Bhattacharyya, R. Han, J. N. Joshi, G. Zhu, R. P. Lively, K. S. Walton, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Stability of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks in NO2”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (4), 2336-2346 (2019). PDF Link

 

F. Rashidi, J. Leisen, S. J. Kim, A. A. Rownaghi, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “All‐Nanoporous Hybrid Membranes: Redefining Upper Limits on Molecular Separation Properties”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58 (1), 236-239 (2019). PDF Link

 

S. Guo, P. Vengsarkar, K. C. Jayachandrababu .C Pereira, R. D. Partridge, Y. V. Joshi, S. Nair, Y. Kawajiri, “Aromatics/Alkanes Separation: Simulated Moving Bed Process Model Development by a Concurrent Approach and its Validation in a Mini-Plant”, Separation and Purification Technology 215, 410-421 (2019). PDF Link

 

S. Yang, Y. H. Kwon, D. Y. Koh, B. Min, Y. Liu, S. Nair, “Highly Selective SSZ‐13 Zeolite Hollow Fiber Membranes by Ultraviolet Activation at Near‐Ambient Temperature”, ChemNanoMat 5 (1), 61-67 (2019). PDF Link

 

 

2018

Y. Yan, Y. Zhang, Y. Wu, Z. Wang, H. Yang, P. Chen, S. Nair, N. Liu, “A lasagna-inspired nanoscale zinc anode design for high-energy rechargeable aqueous batteries”, ACS Applied Energy Materials 1 (11), 6345-6351 (2018). PDF Link

J. Hungerford, S. Bhattacharyya, U. Tumuluri, S. Nair, Z. Wu, K. S. Walton, “DMOF-1 as a Representative MOF for SO2 Adsorption in both Humid and Dry Conditions”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (41), 23493-23500 (2018). PDF Link

O. Knio, A. J. Medford, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, “A Database of Computation-Ready 2D Zeolitic Slabs”, Chemistry of Materials 31 (2), 353-364 (2018). PDF Link

Y. Chiang, S. Bhattacharyya, K. C. Jayachandrababu, R. P. Lively, S. Nair, “Purification of 2,5-Dimethylfuran from n-Butanol Using Defect-Engineered Metal–Organic Frameworks”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6 (6), 7931-7939 (2018). PDF Link

S. Bhattacharyya, R. Han, W.-G. Kim, Y. Chiang, K. C. Jayachandrababu, J. T. Hungerford, M. R. Dutzer, C. Ma, K. S. Walton, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Acid Gas Stability of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Generalized Kinetic and Thermodynamic Characteristics”, Chemistry of Materials, 30 (12), 4089–4101 (2018). PDF Link

A. C. Elder, S. Bhattacharyya, S. Nair, T. M. Orlando, “Reactive Adsorption of Humid SO2 on Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (19), 10413-10422 (2018). PDF Link

Y. H. Kwon, B. H. Min, S. Yang, D.-Y. Koh, R. R. Bhave, S. Nair, “Ion-Exchanged SAPO-34 membranes for Krypton-Xenon Separation: Control of Permeation Properties and Fabrication of Hollow Fiber Membranes”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (7), 6361-6368 (2018). PDF Link

F. Xiao, B. Wang, X. Hu, S. Nair, Y. Chen, “Thin film nanocomposite membrane containing zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 via interfacial polymerization for highly permeable nanofiltration”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 83, 159-167, (2018). PDF Link

M. Agrawal, S. Bhattacharyya, Y. Huang, K. C. Jayachandrababu, C. R. Murdock, J. A. Bentley, A. Rivas-Cardona, M. M. Mertens, K. S. Walton, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Liquid-Phase Multicomponent Adsorption and Separation of Xylene Mixtures by Flexible MIL-53 Adsorbents”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (1), 386–397 (2018). PDF Link

 

2017

A. C. Elder, A. Aleksandrov, S. Nair, T. M. Orlando, “Interactions on external MOF surfaces: desorption of water and ethanol from CuBDC nanosheets”, Langmuir, 33 (39), 10153-10160 (2017). PDF Link

K. C. Jayachandrababu, S. Bhattacharyya, Y. Chiang, D. S. Sholl, and S. Nair, “Recovery of Acid-Gas-Degraded Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks by
Solvent-Assisted Crystal Redemption (SACRed)”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 34597−34602 (2017). PDF Link

S. Bhattacharyya, K. C. Jayachandrababu, Y. Chiang, D. S. Sholl, and S. Nair, “Butanol Separation from Humid CO2-Containing Multicomponent Vapor Mixtures by Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5, 9467-9476 (2017). PDF Link

S. W. Choi, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Modeling and process simulation of hollow fiber membrane reactor systems for propane dehydrogenation”, AIChE Journal, 63, 4519-4531 (2017). PDF Link

W.-G. Kim, J. So, S. W. Choi, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, C. Sievers, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, “Hierarchical Ga-MFI Catalysts for Propane Dehydrogenation”, Chemistry of Materials, 29 (17), 7213-7222 (2017). PDF Link

Y. Chen, H. Liu, X. Hu, B. Cheng, D. Liu, Y. Zhang, S. Nair, “PVDF/Cu-BTC composite membranes for dye separation”, Fibers and Polymers, 18, p. 1250-1254 (2017). PDF Link

K. C. Jayachandrababu, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Structural and Mechanistic Differences in Mixed-Linker Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Synthesis by Solvent Assisted Linker Exchange and de Novo Routes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139, p. 5906–5915 (2017). PDF Link

K. Eum, C. Ma, D.‐Y. Koh, F. Rashidi, Z. Li, C. W Jones, R. P Lively, S. Nair, “Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Membranes Supported on Macroporous Carbon Hollow Fibers by Fluidic Processing Techniques”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 4(12), art. #1700080 (2017). PDF Link

P. Wen, Y. Chen, X. Hu, B. Cheng, D. Liu, Y. Zhang, S. Nair, “Polyamide thin film composite nanofiltration membrane modified with acyl chlorided graphene oxide”, Journal of Membrane Science, 535, 208-220 (2017). PDF Link

G. Liu, Z. Jiang, K. Cao, S. Nair, X. Cheng, J. Zhao, H. Gomaa, H. Wu, F. Pan, “Pervaporation performance comparison of hybrid membranes filled with two-dimensional ZIF-L nanosheets and zero-dimensional ZIF-8 nanoparticles”, Journal of Membrane Science, 523, 185-196 (2017). PDF Link

S.-W. Choi, J.-S. So, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, C. Sievers, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, “Propane Dehydrogenation Catalyzed by Gallosilicate MFI Zeolites with Perturbed Acidity”, Journal of Catalysis, 345, 113-123 (2017). PDF Link

N. Kevlich, M. L. Shofner, S. Nair, “Membranes for Kraft Black Liquor Concentration and Chemical Recovery: Current Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities”, Separation Science & Technology, 52 (6), p. 1070-1094 (2017). PDF Link

Y. H. Kwon, C. Kiang, E. Benjamin, P. Crawford, R. Bhave, S. Nair, “Krypton-Xenon Separation Properties of SAPO-34 Zeolite Materials and Membranes”, AIChE Journal, 63, p. 761-769 (2017). PDF Link

F. Rashidi, N. Kevlich, S. Sinquefield, M. Shofner, S. Nair, “Graphene Oxide Membranes in Extreme Operating Environments: Concentration of Kraft Black Liquor by Lignin Retention”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5, p. 1002-1009 (2017). PDF Link

 

2016

W. Mounfield, C. Han, S. Pang, U. Tumuluri, Y. Jiao, S. Bhattacharyya, M. Dutzer, S. Nair, Z. Wu, C. W. Jones, R. P. Lively, D. S. Sholl, K. S. Walton, “Synergistic Effects of Water and SO2 on Degradation of MIL-125 in the Presence of Acid Gases”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, p. 27230-27240 (2016). PDF Link

S. Bhattacharyya, S. H. Pang, M. R. Dutzer, R. P. Lively, K. S. Walton, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Interactions of SO2-Containing Acid Gases with ZIF-8: Structural Changes and Mechanistic Investigations”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, p. 27221-27229 (2016). PDF Link

K. Eum, C. Ma, A. Rownaghi, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “ZIF-8 Membranes via Interfacial Microfluidic Processing in Polymeric Hollow Fibers: Efficient ­Propylene Separation at Elevated Pressures”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces8 (38), 25337-25342 (2016). PDF Link

S.-J. Kim, S. Tan, M. Taborga Claura, L. Briones Gil, K. More, Y. Liu, J. S. Moore, R. S. Dixit, D. S. Sholl, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “One-Step Synthesis of Zeolite Membranes Containing Catalytic Metal Nanoclusters”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces8(37), p. 24671-24681 (2016). PDF Link

S. Tan, B. Hu, W.-G. Kim, S. H. Pang, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, “Propane Dehydrogenation over Alumina-supported Iron/Phosphorus Catalysts: Structural Evolution of Iron Species Leading to High Activity and Propylene Selectivity”, ACS Catalysis, 6, 5673-5683 (2016). PDF Link

G. Zhu, C. D. Hoffman, Y. Liu, S. Bhattacharyya, U. Tumuluri, M. L Jue, Z. Wu, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, R. P. Lively, “Engineering Porous Organic Cage Crystals with Increased Acid Gas Resistance”, Chemistry – A European Journal, 22 (31), 10743-10747 (2016). PDF Link

K. Eum, A. Rownaghi, D. Choi, R. R. Bhave, Christopher W. Jones, S. Nair, “Fluidic Processing of High-Performance ZIF-8 Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fibers: Mechanistic Insights and Microstructure Control”, Advanced Functional Materials, 26 (28), 5011-5018 (2016). PDF Link

S.-J. Kim, Y. Liu, J. S. Moore, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast Jr., D. S. Sholl, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Thin Hydrogen-Selective SAPO-34 Zeolite Membranes for Enhanced Conversion and Selectivity in Propane Dehydrogenation Membrane Reactors”, Chemistry of Materials, 28(12), p. 4397-4402 (2016). PDF Link

J. A. Gee, K. Zhang, S. Bhattacharyya, J. Bentley, M. Rungta, J. S. Abichandani, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Computational Identification and Experimental Evaluation of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Xylene Enrichment”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, p. 12075-12082 (2016). PDF Link

K. C. Jayachandrababu, R. J. Verploegh, J. Leisen, R. C. Nieuwendaal, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Structure Elucidation of Mixed-Linker Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks by Solid-State 1H CRAMPS NMR Spectroscopy and Computational Modeling”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, p. 7325-7336 (2016). PDF Link

J. Bentley, G. S. Foo, M. Rungta, N. Sangar, C. Sievers, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, “Effects of Open Metal Site Availability on Adsorption Capacity and Olefin/Paraffin Selectivity in the Metal-Organic Framework Cu3(BTC)2“, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55, p. 5043–5053 (2016). PDF Link

F. Rashidi, C. R. Blad, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Synthesis, Characterization, and Tunable Adsorption and Diffusion Properties of Hybrid ZIF-7-90 Frameworks”, AIChE Journal, 62, 525-537 (2016). PDF Link

S. Tan, S.-J. Kim, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, “Propane Dehydrogenation over In2O3-Ga2O3-Al2O3 Mixed Oxides”, ChemCatChem, 8, p. 214-221 (2016). PDF Link

 

2015

R. J. Verploegh, S. Nair, D. S. Sholl, “Temperature and Loading-Dependent Diffusion of Light Hydrocarbons in ZIF-8 as Predicted Through Fully Flexible Molecular Simulations”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, p. 15760–15771 (2015). PDF Link

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 COand N2 Permeation Properties”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research54, p. 4407-4413 (2015). PDF Link

D.-Y. Kang, M. E. Lydon, G. I. Yucelen, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Solution-Processed Ultrathin Aluminosilicate Nanotube-Poly(vinyl alcohol) Composite Membranes with Partial Alignment of Nanotubes”, ChemNanoMat, 1, 102-108 (2015). PDF Link

S. Tan, L. Briones Gil, N. Subramanian, D. S. Sholl, S. Nair, C. W. Jones, J. S. Moore, Y. Liu, R. S. Dixit, J. G. Pendergast, “Catalytic Propane Dehydrogenation over In2O3-Ga2O3 Mixed Oxides”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 498, p. 167-175 (2015). PDF Link

K. Eum, K. C.  Jayachandrababu, F. Rashidi, K. Zhang, J. Leisen, S. Graham, R. P. Lively, R. R. Chance, D. S. Sholl, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Highly Tunable Molecular Sieving and Adsorption Properties of Mixed-Linker Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, p. 4191-4197 (2015). PDF Link

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, 61 (3), p. 922-935 (2015). PDF Link

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 Materials203, p. 170-177 (2015). PDF Link

 

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 & Interfaces6, 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 Link

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 Materials192, p. 43-51 (2014). PDF Link

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 Link

 

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

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 Science104, p. 908-924 (2013). PDF Link

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 Science448, p. 160-169 (2013). PDF Link

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 Science441, p. 129-136 (2013). PDF Link

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 Science427, p. 293-302 (2013). PDF Link

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 Link

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 C117(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 Link

 

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 Link

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 Link

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 Materials158, p. 292-299 (2012). PDF Link

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 & Interfaces4(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 ScienceEditors’ 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 Physics136, art. # 065105 (2012). PDF Link

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 Letters12 (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 Physics134(10), art. 184103 (2011). PDF Link

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 Link

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 Technology60(2), p. 189-197 (2011). PDF Link

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 Link

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–CHpermeation in high zeolite 4A loading mixed matrix membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science367, p. 197-203 (2011). PDF Link

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 C115, 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 & Design11, 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”, Langmuir27(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 C115(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 Link

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 Materials139, p. 120-129 (2010). PDF Link

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 Link

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 MOEMS9(3), art. # 033011 (2010). PDF Link

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

 

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

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).  PDF Link

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 Link

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). PDF Link

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 Link

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).

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 Link

 

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 Link 

W. Oh, S. Nair, “Spatially Resolved Measurements of Guest Molecule Transport in a Nanoporous Polycrystalline Membrane”, Applied Physics Letters, 87, art. 151912 (2005). PDF Link

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

 

2002

Creating the Next…..

 

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 Link

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 Link

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 Link

 

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 Link

 

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 Link

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 Link

 

 


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

M. Rungta, R. G. Tinger, J. S. Abichandani, D. L. Pilliod, J. R. Porter, A. Go, S. Nair, K. Zhang, “Process for recovering para-xylene”,  US Patent #10, 906,851.

M. Rungta, J. S. Abichandani, D. L. Pilliod, R. G. Tinger, A. Go, K. Zhang, S. Nair, J. Gee, D. S. Sholl, “Process for recovering para-xylene using a metal organic framework adsorbent in a simulated moving-bed process”,  US Patent #10, 358,401.

S. Nair, K. Eum, C. W. Jones, A. Rownaghi, “High efficiency, high performance metal-organic framework (MOF) membranes in hollow fibers and tubular modules”, US Patent #9, 994,501.

S. Nair, A. J. Brown, N. A. Brunelli, C. W. Jones, “Flow processing and characterization of metal-organic framework (MOF) membranes in hollow fiber and tubular module”, US Patent #9,687,791.

J. A. Thompson, C. R. Blad, C. W. Jones, S. Nair, “Hybrid zeolitic imidazolate frameworks: controlling framework porosity and functionality by a mixed-ligand synthetic approach”, US Patent #9,527,872.

S. Nair, A. J. Brown, C. W. Jones, “Metal-organic framework supported on porous polymer”, US Patent #9,375,678.

S. Nair, D.-Y. Kang, N. A. Brunelli, C. W. Jones, “Functionalized single-walled metal oxide nanotubes and methods thereof”, US Patent #9,290,381.

S. Nair, D.-Y. Kang, C. W. Jones, “Single-walled metal oxide and metal sulphide nanotubes/polymer composites”, US Patent #9,174,842.

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.

S. Nair, S. Bhattacharya, V. Natarajan, A. Chatterjee, “Methods and systems for evaluating the length of elongated elements”, US Patent #7,835,870.

M. Tsapatsis, H.-K. Jeong, S. Nair, “Layered silicate material and applications of layered materials with porous layers”, US Patent #6,863,983 and US Patent #7,087,288.