Publications


1. Saih, Y. & Segawa, K.  (2009, February).  Catalytic activity of CoMo catalysts supported on Boron modified alumina for the hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene and 4,6-dimethyldibenzothiophene.  Applied Catalysis A: General, 353(2), 258-265.

2. Adams, R. D., Blom, D. A., Captain, B., Raja, R., Thomas, J. M. & Trufan, E.  (2008).  Toward Less Dependence on Platinum Group Metal Catalysts: The Merits of Utilizing Tin.  Langmuir, 24(17), 9223-9226.

3. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Zhu, L.  (2008).  Facile activation of hydrogen by unsaturated platinum-osmium carbonyl cluster complexes.  Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 693(5), 819-833.

4. Adams, R. D. & Captain, B.  (2008).  Hydrogen activation by unsaturated mixed-metal cluster complexes: new directions.  Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 47(2), 252-257.

5. Adams, R. D. & Boswell, E.  (2008).  Cleavage of t-butyl Groups from the Tri-t-butylphosphine Ligand in Osmium-Platinum Carbonyl Cluster Complexes.  Organometallics, 27, 2021-2029.

6. Adams, R. D. & Trufan, E.  (2008).  Diruthenium-tin Complexes from the Reaction of Ph2SnH2 with Ru(CO)5 and their Reactions with Bis(tri-t-butylphosphine)platinum.  Organometallics, 27, 4108-4115.

7. Adams, R. D., Boswell, E. M., Hall, M. B. & Yang, X.  (2008).  The Activation of Hydrogen and Related Small Molecules by the Unsaturated Cluster Complex PtOs3(CO)7(PBut3)(µ-PBut2)(µ4-CHCMeCH).  Organometallics, 27, 4938-4947.

8. Aristizabal, B. H., Montes de Correa, C., Serykh, A. I.,Hetrick, C. E. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  In situ FTIR study of the adsorption and reaction of ortho-dichlorobenzene on Pd-Co sulfated zirconia catalysts.  Journal of Catalysis, 258(1), 95-102.

9. Aristizabal, B. H., Montes de Correa, C., Serykh, A. I., Hetrick, C. E. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  In situ FTIR study of the adsorption and reaction of ortho-dichlorobenzene over Pd-promoted Co-HMOR.  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 112(1-3), 432-440.

10. Blom, D. A ., Pyrz, W. D., Vogt, T. & Buttrey, D. J.  (2008).  Aberration-corrected STEM investigations of the M2 phase of MoVNbTeO complex oxidation catalyst.  Journal of Electron Microscopy on the web.

11. Fuentes, R. E., Garcia, B. L. & Weidner, J. W.  (2008).  A Nb-doped TiO2 electrocatalyst for use in direct methanol fuel cells.  ECS Transactions, 12(1, Fuel Cell Seminar 2007), 239-248.


12. Hetrick, C. E., Lichtenberger, J., Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  Catalytic oxidation of chlorophenol over V2O5/TiO2 catalysts.  Applied Catalysis, B: Environmental, 77(3-4), 255-263.

13. Hetrick, C. E., Lichtenberger, J. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  Catalytic oxidation of chlorophenol over V2O5/TiO2 catalysts.  Applied Catalysis, B: Environmental, 77(3-4), 255-263.

14. Lee, Y., Kim, S. J., Kao, C.-C. and Vogt, T.  (2008).  Pressure-induced hydration and order-disorder transition in a synthetic potassium gallosilicate zeolite with gismondine topology.  JACS, 130(9), 2842-2850.

15. Li, X., Liu, L., Lee, J.-W. & Popov, B. N.  (2008).  Development of tellurium-modified carbon catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction in PEM fuel cells.  Journal of Power Sources, 182(1), 18-23.

16. López-De Jesús, Y. M., Vicente, A., Lafaye, G., Marécot, P. & Williams, C. T.  (2008).  J. Synthesis and Characterization of Dendrimer-Derived Supported Iridium Catalysts.  Phys. Chem. C, 112(36), 13837–13845.

17. Nallathambi, V., Lee, J.-W., Kumaraguru, S. P., Wu, G. & Popov, B. N.  (2008).  Development of high performance carbon composite catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in PEM Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cells.  Journal of Power Sources, 183(1), 34-42.

18. Ozturk, O., Park, J. B., Black, T. J., Rodriguez, J. A. Rodriguez, Hrbek, J. & Chen, D. A.  (2008).  Methanethiol Chemistry on TiO2-supported Ni Clusters.  Surf. Sci., 602, 3077-3088.

19. Park, J. B., Conner, S. F. & Chen, D. A.  (2008).  Bimetallic Pt-Au Clusters on TiO2(110): Growth, Surface Composition and Metal-Support Interactions.  J. Phys. Chem. C., 112, 5490-5500.

20. Pyrz, W. D., Blom, D. A., Vogt, T. & Buttrey, D.J.  (2008).  Direct Imaging of the MoVTeNbO M1 Phase using a Cs-corrected High-resolution Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM).  Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 47, 2788-2791.

21. Pyrz, W. D., Blom, D. A., Guliants, V. V., Vogt, T. & Buttrey, D. J.  (2008).  Using Cs-corrected STEM Imaging to Explore Chemical and Structural Variations in the M1 Phase of the MoVNbTeO Oxidation Catalyst.  J. Phys. Chem C., 112, 10043-10049, Also COVER picture of that edition.

22. Pyrz, W.D., Blom, D.A., Shiju, N.R., Guliants, V.V., Vogt, T. & Buttrey, D.J.  (2008).  The Effect of Nb or Ta Substitution into the M1 Phase of the MoV(Nb,Ta)TeO Selective Oxidation Catalyst.  Catalysis Today in print on the web.

23. Ratliff, J .S., Tenney, S. A., Hu, X., Conner, S. F., Ma, S. & Chen, D. A.  (2008).  Decomposition of Dimethyl Methylphosphonate on Pt, Au and Au-Pt Clusters Supported on TiO2(110).  Langmuir, 25(1), 216-225.


24. Schaal, M. T., Pickerell, A. C., Williams, C. T. & Monnier, J. R.  (2008).  Characterization and evaluation of Ag-Pt/SiO2 catalysts prepared by electroless deposition.  Journal of Catalysis, 254(1), 131-143.

25. Siani, A., Wigal, K. R., Alexeev, O. S. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  Synthesis and characterization of Pt clusters in aqueous solutions.  Journal of Catalysis, 257(1), 5-15.

26. Siani, A., Wigal, K. R., Alexeev, O. S. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  Synthesis and characterization of gamma -Al2O3-supported Pt catalysts from Pt4 and Pt6 clusters formed in aqueous solutions.  Journal of Catalysis, 257(1), 16-22.

27. Siani, A., Alexeev, O. S., Captain, B., Lafaye, G., Marecot, P., Adams, R. D. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2008).  Synthesis of cluster-derived PtFe/SiO2 catalysts for the oxidation of CO.  Journal of Catalysis, 255(2), 162-179.

28. Thomas, J. M., Adams, R. D., Boswell, E. M., Captain, B., Grönbeck, H. & Raja, R.  (2008).  Synthesis, Characterization, Electronic Structure and Catalytic Performance of Bimetallic and Trimetallic Nanoparticles Containing Tin.  Faraday Disc., 138, 301-315.

29. Waldrup, S. B. & Williams, C. T.  (2008).  Acetonitrile Adsorption on Polycrystalline Platinum: An in Situ Investigation Using Sum Frequency Spectroscopy.  J. Phys. Chem. C, 112(1), 219-226.

30. Xie, H., Howe, J. Y., Schwartz, V., Monnier, J. R., Williams, C. T. & Ploehn, H. J.  (2008).  Hydrodechlorination of 1,2-dichloroethane catalyzed by dendrimer-derived Pt-Cu/SiO2 catalysts.  Journal of Catalysis, 259(1), 111-122.

31. Yang, F. Trufan, E., Adams, R. D. & Goodman, D. W.  (2008).  The Structure of Molecular-Sized Ru3Sn3 clusters on a SiO2 Film on Mo(112).  J. Phys. Chem. C., 112, 14233-14235.

32. Adams, R. D., Boswell, E. M., Captain, B., Hungria, A. B., Midgley, P. A., Raja, R. & Thomas, J. M.  (2007).  Bimetallic Ru-Sn nanoparticle catalysts for the solvent-free selective hydrogenation of 1,5,9-cyclododecatriene to cyclododecene.  Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 46(43), 8182-8185.

33. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Pellechia, P. J.  (2007).  Studies of Ligand Additions to Coordinatively Unsaturated Dirhenium Complexes Containing the Bulky PBut3 Ligand.  Organometallics, 26(26), 6564-6575.

34. Adams, R. D., Captain, B., Smith, M. D., Beddie, C. & Hall, M. B.  (2007).  Unsaturated Platinum-Rhenium Cluster Complexes.  Synthesis, Structures and Reactivity.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(18), 5981-5991.

35. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Zhu, L.  (2007).  Facile Activation of Hydrogen by an Unsaturated Platinum-Osmium Cluster Complex.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(9), 2454-2455.

36. Adams, R. D., Captain, B., Beddie, C. & Hall, M. B.  (2007).  Photoreversible Multiple Additions of Hydrogen to a Highly Unsaturated Platinum-Rhenium Cluster Complex.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(4), 986-1000.

37. Alexeev, O. S., Krishnamoorthy, S., Jensen, C., Ziebarth, M. S., Yaluris, G., Roberie, T. G., Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  In situ FTIR characterization of the adsorption of CO and its reaction with NO on Pd-based FCC low NOx combustion promoters.  Catalysis Today, 127(1-4), 189-198.

38. Alexeev, O. S., Krishnamoorthy, S., Ziebarth, M. S., Yaluris, G., Roberie, T. G. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  Characterization of Pd-based FCC CO/NOx control additives by in situ FTIR and extended x-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopies.  Catalysis Today, 127(1-4), 176-188.

39. Ayyadurai, S., Choi, Y.-S., Ganesan, P., Kumaraguru, S.P. & Popov, B.N.  (2007).  Novel PEM Fuel Cell Cathodes Prepared by Pulse Deposition.  J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, B1063-B1073.

40. Beard, K. D., Schaal, M.T., Van Zee, J.W. & Monnier, J.R.  (2007).  Preparation of Highly Dispersed PEM Fuel Cell Catalysts Using Electroless Deposition Methods.  Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 72, 262.

41. Deutsch, D. S., Siani, A., Fanson, P. T., Hirata, H., Matsumoto, S., Williams, C. T. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  FT-IR Investigation of the Thermal Decomposition of Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers and Dendrimer-Metal Nanocomposites Supported on Al2O3 and ZrO2.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111(11), 4246-4255.

42. Falling, S. N., Monnier, J. R., Phillips, G. W., Kanel, J. S. & Godleski, S. A.  (2007).  Development of an Industrial Process for the Lewis Acid/Iodide Salt-Catalyzed Rearrangement of 3,4-Epoxy-1-butene to 2,5-Dihydrofuran.  In Catalysis of Organic Reactions, 326.  CRC Press.

43. Garcia, B.L., Fuentes, R. & Weidner, J. W.  (2007).  Low Temperature Synthesis of of PtRu/Nb01TiO0.9O2 Electrocatalyst for Methanol Oxidation.  Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 10, B108-B110.

44. Garcia, B. L., Captain, B., Adams, R. D., Hungria, A. B., Midgley, P. A., Thomas, J. M. & Weidner, J. W.  (2007).  Bimetallic Cluster Provides a High Activity Electrocatalysts for Methanol Oxidation.  J. Cluster Science., 18(1), 121-130.

45. Lee, Y., Kim, S. J., Bull, I., Celestian, A. J., Parise, J. B., Kao, C.-C. & Vogt, T.  (2007).  Dehydration-induced WaterDisordering in a Synthetic Potassium Gallosilicate Natrolite.  JACS, 129, 13744-13748.

46. Li, X., Colon-Mercado, H.R., Wu, G., Lee, J.-W. & Popov, B.N.  (2007).  Development of Novel Method for Synthesis of Pt-Co Cathode Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells.  Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 10, B201.

47. Li, X., Colon-Mercado, H. R., Wu, G., Lee, J.-W. & Popov, B. N.  (2007).  Development of stable Pt-Co cathode catalysts for PEM fuel cells.  ECS Transactions, 11(1, Part 2, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells 7, Part 2), 1259-1266.

48. Liu, L., Kim, H., Lee, J.-W. & Popov, B.N.  (2007).  Development of Ruthenium-Based Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction.  J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, A123-A128.

49. Ortiz-Hernandez, I. & Williams, C. T.  (2007).  In Situ Studies of Butyronitrile Adsorption and Hydrogenation on Pt/Al2O3 using Attenuated Total Reflection Infrared Spectroscopy.  Langmuir, 23(6), 3172-3178.

50. Ozturk, O., Park, J. B., Ma, S., Ratliff, J., Zhou, J., Mullins, D. R. & Chen, D. A.  (2007).  Probing the Interactions of Pt, Rh and Bimetallic Pt-Rh Clusters with the TiO2(110) Support.  Surf. Sci., 601, 3099-3113.

51. Park, J. B., Ratliff, J. S., Ma, S. & Chen, D. A.  (2007).  Understanding the Reactivity of Oxide-supported Bimetallic Clusters: Reaction of NO with CO on TiO2(110)-supported Pt-Rh Clusters.  J. Phys. Chem. C., 111(5), 2165-2176.

52. Pyrz, W. D., Park, S., Lobo, R., Vogt, T. & Buttrey, D. J.  (2007).  Electron-Beam Assisted Fragmentation and Dispersion of Bi-Ni Nanoparticles.  J Phys. Chem C, 11, 10824-10828.

53. Schaal, M.T., Metcalf, A.Y., Montoya, J., Wilkinson, J.P., Stork, C.C., Williams, C.T. & Monnier, J. R.  (2007).  Hydrogenation of 3,4-Epoxy-1-Butene over Cu-Pd/SiO2 Catalysts Prepared by Electroless Deposition.  Catal. Today, 123, 142.

54. Serykh, A. I. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  Formation and Thermal Stability of Ni+ Cationic Sites in Ni-ZSM-5.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111(45), 17020-17024.

55. Sethuraman, V. A., Weidner, J. W. & Protsailo, L. V.  (2007).  Effect of Diphenyl Siloxane on the Catalytic Activity of Pt on Carbon. Electrochem.  Solid-State Lett., 10, B107-B109.

56. Siani, A., Alexeev, O. S., Williams, C. T., Ploehn, H. J. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  EXAFS characterization of dendrimer-derived Pt/gamma -Al2O3.  AIP Conference Proceedings, 882(X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS13)), 737-739.

57. Su, Y., Kabin, K. S., Harold, M. P., Amiridis, M. D.  (2007).  Reactor and in situ FTIR studies of Pt/BaO/Al2O3 and Pd/BaO/Al2O3 NOx storage and reduction (NSR) catalysts.  Applied Catalysis, B: Environmental, 71(3-4), 207-215.

58. Waldrup, S. B. & Williams, C. T.  (2007).  Probing Powder Supported Catalysts with Sum Frequency Spectroscopy.  Catal. Comm., 8, 1373-1376.

59. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Zhu, L.  (2006).  Platinum Promoted Insertion of an Alkyne into a Metal-Hydrogen Bond.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(42), 13672-13673.

60. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Pearl, W. C., Jr.  (2006).  Bimetallic Clusters of Iron with Palladium and Platinum.  Synthesis and Structures of Fe2(CO)9[M(PBut3)]2 (M = Pd or Pt) and Fe2(CO)8[Pt(PBut3)]2(µ -H)2.  Inorganic Chemistry, 45(20), 8283-8287.

61. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Zhu, L.  (2006).  Cluster Fragmentation and Facile Cleavage of Phenyl Groups from the SnPh3 Ligand in Reactions of Os3(CO)11(SnPh3)(µ -H) with CO and HSnPh3.  Organometallics, 25(17), 4183-4187.

62. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Zhu, L.  (2006).  The importance of cluster fragmentation in the catalytic hydrogenation of phenylacetylene by PtRu5 carbonyl cluster complexes.  Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 691(14), 3122-3128.

63. Adams, R. D., Captain, B. & Smith, M. D.  (2006).  A highly unsaturated platinum-rhenium cluster complex activates hydrogen reversibly.  Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 45(7), 1109-1112.

64. Alexeev, O. S., Siani, A., Lafaye, G., Williams, C. T., Ploehn, H. J. & Amiridis, Michael D.  (2006).  EXAFS Characterization of Dendrimer-Pt Nanocomposites Used for the Preparation of Pt/gamma -Al2O3 Catalysts.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110(49), 24903-24914.

65. Chin, S. Y., Alexeev, O. S. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Structure and reactivity of Pt-Ru/SiO2 catalysts for the preferential oxidation of CO under excess H2.  Journal of Catalysis, 243(2), 329-339.

66. Chin, S. Y., Chin, Y.-H. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Hydrogen production via the catalytic cracking of ethane over Ni/SiO2 catalysts.  Applied Catalysis, A: General, 300(1), 8-13.

67. Chin, S. Y., Williams, C. T. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  FTIR Studies of CO Adsorption on Al2O3- and SiO2-Supported Ru Catalysts.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110(2), 871-882.

68. Colon-Mercado, H.R. & Popov, B.N.  (2006).  Stability of Platinum Based Alloy Cathode Catalysts in PEM Fuel Cells.  J. Power Sources, 155, 253-263.

69. DeSanto Jr., P., Buttrey, D.J., Grasselli, R.K., Pyrz, W.D., Lugmair, C.G., Volpe, A.F., Vogt, T., Toby, B.H.  (2006).  Comparison of MoVTaTeO and MoVNbTeO M1 Crystal Chemistry.  Topics in Catalysis, 38(1-3), 31-40.

70. Hungria, A. B., Raja, R., Adams, R. D., Captain, B., Thomas, J. M., Midgley, P. A., Golovko, V. & Johnson, B. F. G.  (2006).  Single-step conversion of dimethyl terephthalate into cyclohexanedimethanol with Ru5PtSn, a trimetallic nanoparticle catalyst.  Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 45(29), 4782-4785.

71. Lafaye, G., Siani, A., Marecot, P., Amiridis, M. D. & Williams, C. T.  (2006).  Particle Size Control in Dendrimer-Derived Supported Ruthenium Catalysts.  J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(15), 7725-7731.

72. Lee, Y., Hriljac, J.A., Parise, J.B. & Vogt, T.  (2006).  Pressure-induced hydration in zeolite tetranatrolite.  American Mineralogist, 91, 247-251.

73. Lichtenberger, J., Hargrove-Leak, S. C. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  In situ FTIR study of the adsorption and reaction of 2'-hydroxyacetophenone and benzaldehyde on MgO. Department of Chemical Engineering.  Journal of Catalysis, 238(1), 165-176.

74. Liu, L., Lee, J.-W. & Popov, B.N.  (2006).  Development of Ruthenium-Based Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction.  J. Power Sources, 162, 1099-1103.

75. Liu, Z., Cortes-Concepcion, J. A., Mustian, M. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Effect of basic properties of MgO on the heterogeneous synthesis of flavanone.  Applied Catalysis, A: General, 302(2), 232-236.

76. Ortiz-Hernandez, I., Owens, D. J., Strunk, M. R. & Williams, C. T.  (2006).  Multivariate Analysis of ATR-IR Spectroscopic Data: Applications to the Solid-Liquid Catalytic Interface.  Langmuir, 22(6), 2629-2639.

77. Ortiz-Soto, L. B., Monnier, J. R. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Structure-Sensitivity of Propylene Hydrogenation over Cluster-Derived Bimetallic Pt-Au Catalysts.  Catalysis Letters, 107(1-2), 13-17.

78. Ortiz-Soto, L. B., Alexeev, O. S. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Low Temperature Oxidation of CO over Cluster-Derived Platinum-Gold Catalysts.  Langmuir, 22(7), 3112-3117.

79. Park, S., DiMasi, E., Kim, Y.-I., Han, W., Woodward, P. M. & Vogt, T.  (2006).  The Preparation and Characterization of Photocatalytically Active TiO2 Thin Films and Nanoparticles using Successive-Ionic-Layer-Adsorption-and-Reaction.  Thin Solid Films, 515, 1250-1254.

80. Park, J. B., Ratliff, J. S., Ma, S. & Chen, D. A.  (2006).  In Situ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Bimetallic Cluster Growth: Pt-Rh on TiO2(110).  Surf. Sci., 600, 2913-2923.

81. Serykh, A. I., Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  DRIFTS evidence for the formation of binuclear Cu(I)-dinitrogen complexes upon adsorption of N2 on CuZSM-5.  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 94(1-3), 320-324.

82. Siani, A., Captain, B., Alexeev, O. S., Stafyla, E., Hungria, A. B., Midgley, P. A., Thomas, J. M., Adams, R. D. & Amiridis, M. D.  (2006).  Improved CO Oxidation Activity in the Presence and Absence of Hydrogen over Cluster-Derived PtFe/SiO2 Catalysts.  Langmuir, 22(11), 5160-5167.

83. Sidik, R.A., Anderson, A.B., Subramanian, N.P., Kumaraguru, S.P. & Popov, B.N.  O2 Reduction on Graphite and Nitrogen-Doped Graphite: Experiment and Theory.  J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 1787-1793.

84. Subramanian, N. P., Kumaraguru, S. P., Colon-Mercado, H., Kim, H., Popov, B. N., Black, T. & Chen, D. A.  (2006).  Studies on Co-based Catalysts Supported on Modified Carbon Substrates for PEMFC Cathodes.  Journal of Power Sources, 157, 56-63.

85. Waldrup, S. B. & Williams, C. T.  (2006).  In-situ Investigation of Acetonitrile Adsorption on Al2O3-coated CaF2 Using Sum-Frequency Spectroscopy.  J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(33), 16633-16639.