School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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Alkynes
acetylene
esters
Esters
Ligands
18 Citations (Scopus)

Catalyst screening: Refinement of the origin of the volcano curve and its implication in heterogeneous catalysis

Mao, Y., Chen, J., Wang, H. & Hu, P., 20 Sep 2015, In : Chinese journal of catalysis. 36, 9, p. 1596-1605 10 p.

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Volcanoes
Catalysis
Screening
Catalysts
Kinetics
15 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic steam reforming of volatiles released via pyrolysis of wood sawdust for hydrogen-rich gas production on Fe-Zn/Al2O3 nanocatalysts

Chen, F., Wu, C., Dong, L., Jin, F., Williams, P. T. & Huang, J., 15 Oct 2015, In : Fuel. 158, p. 999-1005

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Catalytic reforming
Sawdust
Steam reforming
Hydrogen
Wood
24 Citations (Scopus)
197 Downloads (Pure)

Cationic palladium(II) complexes as catalysts for the oxidation of terminal olefins to methyl ketones using hydrogen peroxide.

Cao, Q., Bailie, D. S., Fu, R. & Muldoon, M. J., May 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, p. 2750-2757 8 p.

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palladium
Palladium
Alkenes
ketone
Ketones

Characteristic transport lengths (CTLs) in porous medium evaluated with classic diffusion solutions under infinite Biot number condition

Chen, X. D., Jin, X. & Putranto, A., Dec 2015, In : Journal of Food Engineering. 166, p. 104-110 7 p.

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porous media
Temperature
Convection
temperature
slabs
10 Citations (Scopus)
267 Downloads (Pure)

CO2 capture and electrochemical conversion using superbasic [P66614][124Triz]

Hollingsworth, N., Taylor, S. F. R., Galante, M. T., Jacquemin, J., Longo, C., Holt, K. B., de Leeuw, N. H. & Hardacre, C., 2015, In : Faraday Discussions. 183, p. 389-400 12 p.

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formic acid
Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
Ionic Liquids
synthesis gas
37 Citations (Scopus)
502 Downloads (Pure)

CO2 Capture in Wet and Dry Superbase Ionic Liquids

Taylor, S. F. R., McCrellis, C., McStay, C., Jacquemin, J., Hardacre, C., Mercy, M., Bell, R. G. & de Leeuw, N. H., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Solution Chemistry. 44, 3, p. 511-527 17 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
liquids
Solubility
26 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling Surface Topology and Functionality of Electrospun Fibers on the Nanoscale using Amphiphilic Block Copolymers To Direct Mesenchymal Progenitor Cell Adhesion

Viswanathan, P., Themistou, E., Ngamkham, K., Reilly, G. C., Armes, S. P. & Battaglia, G., Jan 2015, In : Biomacromolecules. 16, 1, p. 66-75 10 p.

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Cell adhesion
Block copolymers
Topology
Fibers
Adhesives
6 Citations (Scopus)

Co-tape casting fabrication, field assistant sintering and evaluation of a coke resistant La0.2Sr0.7TiO3-Ni/YSZ functional gradient anode supported solid oxide fuel cell

Hao, X., Han, D., Wang, J., Liu, Y., Rooney, D., Sun, W., Qiao, J., Wang, Z. & Sun, K., 05 Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 40, 37, p. 12790-12797 8 p.

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coke
solid oxide fuel cells
yttria-stabilized zirconia
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Coke
219 Citations (Scopus)
606 Downloads (Pure)

Current Developments in Fluorescent PET (Photoinduced Electron Transfer) Sensors and Switches

Daly, B., Ling, J. & de Silva, A. P., 2015, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 44, 13, p. 4203-4211 9 p.

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Switches
Computer keyboards
Electrons
Sensors
Fluorescence
23 Citations (Scopus)

Design of an automated solar concentrator for the pyrolysis of scrap rubber

Zeaiter, J., Ahmad, M. N., Rooney, D., Samneh, B. & Shammas, E., 01 Sep 2015, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 101, p. 118-125 8 p.

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Solar concentrators
Rubber
Pyrolysis
Catalysts
Gases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determining adsorbate configuration on alumina surfaces with 13C nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation time analysis

Vecino, P. A., Huang, Z., Mitchell, J., McGregor, J., Daly, H., Hardacre, C., Thompson, J. M. & Gladden, L. F., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics . 17, 32, p. 20830-20839 10 p.

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Aluminum Oxide
Adsorbates
Relaxation time
aluminum oxides
relaxation time
4 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the Effect of Plasma Pre-Treatment on Antimony Tin Oxide to Support Pt@Pd and the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity

Liu, X., Zang, K., Lu, J., Luo, K., Gong, J., Puthiyapura, V. K. & Scott, K., 18 May 2015, In : CHEMCATCHEM. 7, 10, p. 1543-1546 4 p.

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Antimony
antimony
Tin oxides
pretreatment
tin oxides
6 Citations (Scopus)
293 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (DRIFTS) Cell for the In Situ Analysis of Co-Electrolysis in a Solid Oxide Cell

Cumming, D. J., Tumilson, C., Taylor, S. F. R., Chansai, S., Call, A. V., Jacquemin, J., Hardacre, C. & Elder, R. H., 01 Nov 2015, In : Faraday Discussions. 182, p. 97-111

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electrolysis
Carbon Monoxide
Electrolysis
Oxides
reflectance
5 Citations (Scopus)
177 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a PtSn bimetallic catalyst for direct fuel cells using bio-butanol fuel

Puthiyapura, V. K., Brett, D. J. L., Russell, A. E., Lin, W. F. & Hardacre, C., 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, 69, p. 13412-13415 4 p.

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Butanols
1-Butanol
Electrooxidation
Butenes
Fuel cells
17 Citations (Scopus)

Direct oxidation of amines to nitriles in the presence of ruthenium-terpyridyl complex immobilized on ILs/SILP

Pavel, O. D., Goodrich, P., Cristian, L., Coman, S. M., Pârvulescu, V. I. & Hardacre, C., May 2015, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 5, p. 2696-2704 9 p.

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Nitriles
Ruthenium
Amines
Oxidation
Oxygen
45 Citations (Scopus)
312 Downloads (Pure)
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Cross-Priming
Immunization
Langerhans Cells
Nanoparticles
Skin
13 Citations (Scopus)

Dual interfacial modifications of hierarchically structured iodine-doped ZnO photoanodes for high-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells

Zheng, Y-Z., Zhao, J-X., Bi, S-Q., Tao, X., Huang, M. & Chen, J-F., 01 Mar 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 157, p. 258-265 8 p.

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Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
Iodine
Electrons
Conversion efficiency
35 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon Nanotubes
Growth temperature
Feedstocks
Hydrogen
Carbon nanotubes
8 Citations (Scopus)
673 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of Impeller Design on Homogeneity, Size and Strength of Pharmaceutical Granules produced by High Shear Wet Granulation

Mirza, Z., Liu, J., Glocheux, Y., Albadarin, A. B., Walker, G. M. & Mangwandi, C., Dec 2015, In : Particuology. 23, p. 31-39 9 p.

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Granulation
Drug products
homogeneity
impellers
shear
23 Citations (Scopus)
343 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of solvent on the hydrogenation of 4-phenyl-2-butanone over Pt based catalysts

McManus, I., Daly, H., Thompson, J. M., Connor, E., Hardacre, C., Wilkinson, S. K., Sedaie Bonab, N., ten Dam, J., Simmons, M. J. H., Stitt, E. H., D’Agostino, C., McGregor, J., Gladden, L. F. & Delgado, J. J., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Catalysis. 330, p. 344-353 10 p.

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Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
catalysts
Catalysts
titanium
30 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

Efficient and selective hydrogen peroxide-mediated oxidation of sulfides in batch and segmented and continuous flow using a peroxometalate-based polymer immobilised ionic liquid phase catalyst

Doherty, S., Knight, J. G., Carroll, M. A., Ellison, J. R., Hobson, S. J., Stevens, S., Hardacre, C. & Goodrich, P., Mar 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, 3, p. 1559-1571 13 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Elucidating the mechanism and active site of the cyclohexanol dehydrogenation on copper-based catalysts: A density functional theory study

Wang, Z., Liu, X., Rooney, D. W. & Hu, P., Oct 2015, In : Surface Science. 640, p. 181-189 9 p.

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Cyclohexanols
Dehydrogenation
dehydrogenation
Density functional theory
Copper
12 Citations (Scopus)
264 Downloads (Pure)

Enhancing Liquid-Phase Olefin-Paraffin Separations Using Novel Silver-Based Ionic Liquids

Wang, Y., Hao, W., Jacquemin, J., Goodrich, P., Atilhan, M., Khraisheh, M., Rooney, D. & Thompson, J., 2015, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 60, 1, p. 28-36 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Ethylammonium alkanoate-based ionic liquid + water mixtures: A calorimetric and volumetric study at 298.15 K

Usula, M., Plechkova, N. V., Piras, A. & Porcedda, S., Sep 2015, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 121, 3, p. 1129-1137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Density (specific gravity)
Chain length
Water
thermophysical properties

Extraordinary mechanical properties of monatomic C3N2 chain

Xu, K., Wei, D-Q., Wang, Z., Lian, P., Huang, L., Chen, X-R., Chen, L., Zhang, Q. & Ji, G-F., 2015, In : Molecular Simulation. 41, 4, p. 256-261 6 p.

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Mechanical Properties
Carbon
mechanical properties
Mechanical properties
Nitrogen
6 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Fluorescent Logic Systems for Sensing and Molecular Computation: Structure-Activity Relationships in Edge-Detection

Ling, J., Naren, G., Kelly, J., Qureshi, A. & de Silva, A. P., 2015, In : Faraday Discussions. 185, p. 337-346 10 p.

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edge detection
Edge detection
logic
curvature
Molecules
19 Citations (Scopus)

Friedel–Crafts alkylation catalysed by GaCl3-based liquid coordination complexes

Matuszek, K., Chrobok, A., Hogg, J. M., Coleman, F. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, 8, p. 4255-4262 8 p.

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Coordination Complexes
Alkylation
liquid
Liquids
Metal halides
16 Citations (Scopus)

Gamma-ray emission in near critical density plasmas at laser intensities of 1021 W/cm2

Wang, H. Y., Liu, B., Yan, X. Q. & Zepf, M., 2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 3, 7 p., 033102.

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plasma density
gamma rays
lasers
photons
synchrotron radiation
18 Citations (Scopus)

Glucose oxidation by osmium redox polymer mediated enzyme electrodes operating at low potential and in oxygen, for application to enzymatic fuel cells

Osadebe, I., Conghaile, P., Kavanagh, P. & Leech, D., 10 Nov 2015, In : Electrochimica Acta. 182, p. 320-326 7 p., 25721.

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Enzymatic fuel cells
Enzyme electrodes
Osmium
Glucose Oxidase
Glucose 1-Dehydrogenase
36 Citations (Scopus)

Highlights from Faraday discussion 170: Challenges and opportunities of modern mechanochemistry, Montreal, Canada, 2014

Friscic, T., James, S. L., Boldyreva, E. V., Bolm, C., James, W., Mack, J., Steed, J. W. & Suslick, K. S., 14 Apr 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, 29, p. 6248-6256 9 p.

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Supramolecular chemistry
Drug products
Minerals
Polymers
Biomass
11 Citations (Scopus)

High-pressure phase equilibrium in the {carbon dioxide (1) + 1-chloropropane (2)} binary system

Chorążewski, M., Aim, K., Wichterle, I., Jacquemin, J. & Polishuk, I., Dec 2015, In : The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 91, p. 165-171

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Equations of state
Carbon Dioxide
Phase equilibria
carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
14 Citations (Scopus)
405 Downloads (Pure)

High shear granulation of binary mixtures: Effect of powder composition on granule properties: Effect of powder composition on granule properties

Mangwandi, C., JiangTao, L., Albadarin, A. B., Dhenge, R. M. & Walker, G. M., Jan 2015, In : Powder Technology. 270, Part B, p. 424-434 11 p.

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Granulation
Binary mixtures
Powders
Binders
Chemical analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid Diphenylalkyne-Dipeptide Oligomers Induce Multistrand β-Sheet Formation

Ross, J. E., Knipe, P. C., Thompson, S. & Hamilton, A. D., 10 Sep 2015, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, 39, p. 13518-13521 4 p.

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Dipeptides
Oligomers
Proteins
Membrane Proteins
Molecules
38 Citations (Scopus)
469 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrogel-Forming Microneedle Arrays Allow Detection of Drugs and Glucose In Vivo: Potential for Use in Diagnosis and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Caffarel-Salvador, E., Brady, A. J., Eltayib, E., Meng, T., Alonso-Vicente, A., Gonzalez-Vazquez, P., Torrisi, B. M., Vicente-Perez, E. M., Mooney, K., Jones, D. S., Bell, S. E. J., McCoy, C. P., McCarthy, H. O., McElnay, J. C. & Donnelly, R. F., 30 Dec 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, 21 p., e0145644.

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Drug Monitoring
Hydrogel
hydrocolloids
skin (animal)
Skin
1 Citation (Scopus)
216 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of Peptide Inhibitors of Enveloped Viruses Using Support Vector Machine

Xu, Y., Yu, S., Zou, J-W., Hu, G., Rahman, N. A. B. D., Othman, R. B., Tao, X. & Huang, M., 04 Dec 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 11, 15 p., e0144171.

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Viruses
Support vector machines
peptides
Fusion reactions
viruses
23 Citations (Scopus)

Imidazolium-based ionic liquids with cyano groups for the selective absorption of ethane and ethylene

Moura, L., Darwich, W., Santini, C. C. & Costa Gomes, M. F., 04 Jul 2015, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 280, p. 755-762 8 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ethane
ethane
Ionic liquids
ethylene
11 Citations (Scopus)
inks
Mobile phones
Application programs
Ink
Photocatalysts
32 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon Nanotubes
Polypropylenes
Hydrogen
Carbon nanotubes
Metals
7 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of nickel-based catalysts on syngas production from carbon dioxide reforming of waste high density polyethylene

Saad, J. M., Nahil, M. A., Wu, C. & Williams, P. T., Oct 2015, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 138, p. 156-163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Reforming reactions
Nickel
Carbon Dioxide
12 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of trace substances on methanation catalysts used in dynamic biogas upgrading

Jürgensen, L., Ehimen, E. A., Born, J., Holm-Nielsen, J. B. & Rooney, D., Feb 2015, In : Bioresource Technology. 178, p. 319-322 4 p.

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Methanation
Biofuels
Biogas
biogas
Ammonia
4 Citations (Scopus)
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Irradiation
Semiconductor materials
Oxidation
Monitoring
28 Citations (Scopus)
175 Downloads (Pure)

In situ ATR-FTIR study of H2O and D2O adsorption on TiO2 under UV irradiation

Belhadj, H., Hakki, A., Robertson, P. K. J. & Bahnemann, D. W., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP). 17, p. 22940 - 22946 7 p.

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Irradiation
Infrared radiation
Adsorption
irradiation
adsorption
66 Citations (Scopus)

In situ preparation of 3D graphene aerogels@hierarchical Fe3O4 nanoclusters as high rate and long cycle anode materials for lithium ion batteries

Fan, L., Li, B., Rooney, D. W., Zhang, N. & Sun, K., 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, 9, p. 1597-1600 4 p.

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Aerogels
Graphite
Nanoclusters
Graphene
Anodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction on Special Issue: Ionic Liquids

Jacquemin, J. & Bendová, M., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Solution Chemistry. 44, 3-4, p. 379-381 3 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)

Investigation of influence of process variables on mechanical strength, size and homogeneity of pharmaceutical granules produced by fluidised hot melt granulation

Mangwandi, C., Zainal, N. A., JiangTao, L., Glocheux, Y. & Albadarin, A. B., Mar 2015, In : Powder Technology. 272, p. 173-180 8 p.

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Granulation
Drug products
Strength of materials
Air
Pharmaceutical Preparations
44 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Ion-mediated conformational switches

Knipe, P. C., Thompson, S. & Hamilton, A. D., 01 Mar 2015, In : Chemical Science. 6, 3, p. 1630-1639 10 p.

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Medicine
Conformations
Display devices
Switches
Ions
7 Citations (Scopus)

Ionothermal Syntheses of Nano- and Microstructured Ternary Copper–Indium–Chalcogenides

Tyrrell, S., Behrendt, G. & Nockemann, P., 2015, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 54, 9, p. 4495-503 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Indium
selenides
synthesis
liquids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and structural determination of non-racemic tertiary cathinone derivatives

Zhou, M. J., Bouazzaoui, S., Jones, L. E., Goodrich, P., Bell, S. E. J., Sheldrake, G. N., Horton, P. N., Coles, S. J. & Fletcher, N. C., 07 Oct 2015, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 13, 37, p. 9629-9636 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propiophenones
isolation
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Spectroscopy
Derivatives