Publications
 
Published Articles
  1. B.M. Everhart, H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, M. Wales, P. Nikolaev, R. Rao, B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, "Efficient Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets Enabled by In-Situ Generation of Water," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 59, 9095 (2020). Featured on the cover of I&EC Research published on April 13, 2020.

  2. B.M. Everhart, M. Baker-Fales, B. McAuley, E. Banning, H. Almkhelfe, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, "Hydrothermal Synthesis of Carbon nanotube-titania composites for enhanced photocatalytic performance," Journal of Materials Research (In Press).  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2020.97

  3. X. Li, E.R. Gray, A.E. Islam, G.A. Gordon, B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, "Magnesia and Magnesium Aluminate Catalyst Substrates for Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth," ACS Applied Nano Materials, 3, 1830 (2020).

  4. H. Wang, M. Kalubowilage, S.H. Bossmann, P.B. Amama, "Design of Highly Porous Fe3O4@Reduced Graphene Oxide via a Facile PMAA-Induced Assembly" RSC Advances, 9, 27927 (2019).

  5. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, N.M. Bedford, T.C. Back, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "Characterization and Catalytic Behavior of Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts Derived From Different Cobalt Precursors," Catalysis Today, 338, 40 (2019).

  6. H. Almkhelfe, P.B. Amama, "Supercritical Fluids as Reaction Media for Scalable Production of Carbon Nanomaterials," ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2, 1009 (2019).

  7. R. Rao, C.L. Pint, A.E. Islam, R.S. Weatherup, S. Hofmann, E.R. Meshot, F. Wu, C. Zhou, N. Dee, P.B. Amama, J. Carpena-Nuñez, W. Shi, D.L. Plata, E.S. Penev, B.I. Yakobson, P.B. Balbuena, C. Bichara, D.N. Futaba, S. Noda,  H. Shin, K.S. Kim, B. Simard, F. Mirri, M. Pasquali, F. Fornasiero, E.I. Kauppinen, M. Arnold, B.A. Cola, P. Nikolaev,  S. Arepalli, H. Cheng, D.N. Zakharov, E.A. Stach, J. Zhang, F. Wei, M. Terrones, D.B Geohegan, B. Maruyama, S. Maruyama, Y. Li, W.W. Adams, A.J. Hart, "Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications," ACS Nano12, 11756 (2018).

  8. H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, P. Thapa, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts Prepared by a Modified Photo-Fenton Process for Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis," Journal of Catalysis361, 278 (2018).

  9. X. Li, M. Baker-Fales, H. Almkhelfe, N.R. Gaede, T.S. Harris, P.B. Amama, "Rational Modification of a Metallic Substrate for CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotubes," Scientific Reports8, 4349 (2018).

  10. H. Wang, J. Xie, H. Almkhelfe, V. Zane, R. Ebini, C.M. Sorensen, P.B. Amama, "Microgel-Assisted Assembly of Hierarchical Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes," Journal of Materials Chemistry A5, 23228 (2017).

  11. Q. Zheng, J. Grossardt, H. Almkhelfe, J. Xu, B.P. Grady, J.T. Douglas, P.B. Amama, K.L. Hohn, "Study of Mesoporous Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene," Journal of Catalysis354, 182 (2017).

  12. M. Follette, D.R. Huffman, M.F. Durstock, B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, "Gas Phase Infiltration of Carbon Nanotubes in Ni Nanofoam via Liquid Injection Chemical Vapor Deposition," Diamond and Related Materials77, 92 (2017).

  13. H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, R. Rao, P.B. Amama, "Catalytic CVD Growth of Millimeter-Tall Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Carpets Using Industrial Gaseous Waste as a Feedstock," Carbon116, 181 (2017).

  14. H. Wang, X. Li, M. Baker-Fales, P.B. Amama, "3D Grphene-Based Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries," Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering13, 124 (2016). (Invited Review)

  15. H. Wang, J. Xie, M. Follette, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, "Magnetic Field-Induced Fabrication of Fe3O4/Graphene Nanocomposites for Enhanced Electrode Performance in Lithium-Ion Batteries," RSC Advances6, 83117 (2016).

  16. H. Almkhelfe, J. Carpena-Nunez, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, "Gaseous Product Mixture from Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis as an Efficient Carbon Feedstock for Low Temperature CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets," Nanoscale8, 13476 (2016).

  17. P.B. Amama, A.E. Islam, S.M. Saber, D.R. Huffman, B. Maruyama, "Understanding Properties of Engineered Catalyst Supports using Contact Angle Measurements and X-Ray Reflectivity," Nanoscale8, 2927 (2016). Featured in the online collection as one of the “2016 Hot Articles in Nanoscale.”

  18. A.E. Islam, P. Nikolaev, P.B. Amama, S. Saber, D. Zakharov, D. Huffman, M. Erford, G. Sargent, S.L. Semiatin, E.A. Stach, B. Maruyama, "Engineering the Activity and Lifetime of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Carbon Nanotube Growth Via Substrate Ion Beam Bombardment," Nano Letters14, 4997 (2014).

  19. P.B. Amama, S.A. Putnam, A.R. Barron, B. Maruyama, “Wetting Behavior and Activity of Catalyst Supports in Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth,” Nanoscale5, 2642 (2013).

  20. R. Paul, A.A. Voevodin, J.J. Hu, P.B. Amama, S. Ganguli, A.K. Roy, T.S. Fisher, “Microwave-Assisted Surface Synthesis of Amorphous and Crystalline Boron-Carbon- Nitrogen Foams for Thermal Applications,” Thin Solid Films528, 187 (2013).

  21. P.B. Amama, J.T. Grant, P.J. Shamberger, A.A. Voevodin, T.S. Fisher, “Improved Dehydrogenation Properties of Ti-Doped LiAlH4: Influence of Ti Precursors,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C116, 21886 (2012).

  22. J.L. Wohlwend, P.B. Amama, P.J. Shamberger, V. Varshney, A.K. Roy, T.S. Fisher, “Investigation of the Effects of Ti-Containing Additives on the Dehydrogenation Properties of LiAlH4: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C116, 22327 (2012).

  23. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, F. Mirri, M. Pasquali, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Catalyst-Support Interactions and their Influence in Water-Assisted Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth,” Carbon50, 2396 (2012).

  24. P.B. Amama, J.T. Grant, J.E. Spowart, P.J. Shamberger, A.A. Voevodin, T.S. Fisher, “Catalytic Influence of Ni-Based Additives on the Dehydrogenation Properties of Ball Milled MgH2,” Journal of Materials Research26, 2725 (2011).

  25. S.M. Kim, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, “Catalyst and Catalyst Support Morphology Evolution in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Supergrowth: Growth Deceleration and Termination,” Journal of Materials Research25, 1875 (2010) (Invited Feature Paper).

  26. S.S. Kim, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, “Preferential Biofunctionalization of Carbon Nanotubes Grown by Microwave Plasma-Enhanced CVD,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C114, 9596 (2010).

  27. K.S. Min, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, "Electron Microscopy Approaches to Understand the Origin of Carbon Nanotube Growth Termination," Microscopy and Micronalysis16, 306 (2010).

  28. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, S.M. Kim, L. McJilton, K.G. Eyink, E.A. Stach, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Influence of Alumina Type on the Evolution and Activity of Alumina-Supported Fe Catalysts in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth,” ACS Nano4, 895 (2010).

  29. S.M. Kim, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, “Evolution in Catalyst Morphology Leads to Carbon Nanotube Growth Termination,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters1, 918 (2010).

  30. H. Mishra, B.A. Cola, V. Rawat, P.B. Amama, K.G. Biswas, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Thermomechanical and Thermal Contact Characteristics of Bismuth Telluride Films Electrodeposited on Carbon Nanotube Arrays,” Advanced Materials21, 4280 (2009).

  31. K.S. Min, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, "Understanding Growth Termination of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets by Documenting the Evolution of Catalyst Morphology with the Transmission Electron Microscope," Microscopy and Microanalysis15, 1176 (2009).

  32. P.B. Amama, C. Pint, L. McJilton, SM Kim, E.A. Stach, P.T. Murray, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Role of Water in Super Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets,” Nano Letters9, 44 (2009). Featured on the journal website in January 2009 as one of the 20 most downloaded papers.

  33. P.B. Amama, C. Lan, B.A. Cola, X. Xu, R.G. Reifenberger, T.S. Fisher, “Electrical and Thermal Interface Conductance of Carbon Nanotubes Grown Under DC Bias Voltage,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C112, 19727 (2008).

  34. P.B. Amama, D. Zemlyanov, B. Sundarakannan, R.S. Katiyar, T.S. Fisher, “XPS and Raman Characterization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Grown from Pretreated Fe2O3Nanoparticles,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics41, 165306 (2008).

  35. C. Lan, P. Srisungsitthisunti, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, X. Xu, R. G. Reifenberger, “Measurement of Metal/Carbon Nanotube Contact Resistance by Adjusting Contact Length using Laser Ablation,” Nanotechnology19, 125703 (2008).

  36. B.C. Cola, X.F. Xu, T.S. Fisher, M.A. Capano, P.B. Amama, “Carbon Nanotube Array Thermal Interfaces for High-Temperature Silicon Carbide Devices,” Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering12, 228 (2008).

  37. B.A. Cola, P.B. Amama, X.F. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Effects of Growth Temperature on Carbon Nanotube Array Thermal Interfaces,” Journal of Heat Transfer – Transactions of the ASME130, 114503 (2008).

  38. P.B. Amama, B.A. Cola, T.D. Sands, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for Enhanced Thermal Interface Conductance,” Nanotechnology18, 385303 (2007).

  39. C. Lan, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, R. Reifenberger, “Correlating Electrical Resistance to Growth Conditions for Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes,” Applied Physics Letters91, 093105 (2007).

  40. M.R. Maschmann, A.D. Franklin, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, E.A. Stach, T.D. Sands, T.S. Fisher, “Vertical Single- and Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Grown from Modified Porous Anodic Alumina Templates," Nanotechnology17, 3925 (2006). Downloaded 250 as of 8/11/2006. Across all IOP journals, only ~10% of articles are accessed over 250 times in each quarter.

  41. P.B. Amama, O. Ogebule, M.R. Maschmann, T.D. Sands, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Low-Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Chemical Communications27, 2899 (2006).

  42. M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, A. Goyal, Z. Iqbal, T.S. Fisher, “Freestanding Vertically Oriented Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized using Microwave Plasma-Enhanced CVD,” Carbon44, 2758 (2006).

  43. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Dendrimer-Templated Fe Nanoparticles for the Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced CVD,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B110, 10636 (2006).

  44. M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, A. Goyal, Z. Iqbal, R. Gat, T.S. Fisher, “Parametric Study of Synthesis Conditions in Plasma-Enhanced CVD of High-Quality Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Carbon44, 10 (2006).

  45. P.B. Amama, S. Lim, D. Ciuparu, Y. Yang, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, “Synthesis, Characterization and Stability of Fe-MCM-41 for Production of Carbon Nanotubes by Acetylene Pyrolysis,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B109, 2645 (2005).

  46. P.B. Amama, S. Lim, D. Ciuparu, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, “Hydrothermal Synthesis of MCM-41 using Different Ratios of Colloidal and Soluble Silica,” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials81, 191 (2005).

  47. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “The Photocatalytic Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Gas-Phase: The Role of Photochemical Reactions,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemistry217, 109 (2004).

  48. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Effect of RuO2 Deposition on the Activity of TiO2: Photocatalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene in Aqueous Phase,” Journal of Material Science39, 4349 (2004).

  49. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Gas-Phase Photocatalytic Degradation of Trichloroethylene on Pretreated TiO2,” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental37, 321 (2002).

  50. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Photocatalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene in Humidified Atmosphere,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemistry176, 165 (2001).

 
Invited Book Chapters
  1. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S.Fisher, “Enhanced Control of Carbon Nanotube Using MPCVD with DC Electric Bias,” in Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes, InTech (2011).

Refereed Conference Proceedings
  1. A.E. Islam, P. Nikolaev, P.B. Amama, D. Zakharov, G. Sargent, S. Saber, D. Huffman, M. Erford, S.L. Semiatin, E.A. Stach, B. Maruyama, “Engineering Catalytic Activity via Ion Beam Bombardment of Catalyst Supports for Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” Proceedings of SPIE 9552 (2015) 955206-1.

  2. P.B. Amama, P.J. Shamberger, T.S. Fisher, “Modified Metal Hydrides for High-Capacity Thermal Energy Storage,” SAMPE J (In press).

  3. P.B. Amama, J.E. Spowart, A.A. Voevodin, T.S. Fisher, “Modified Magnesium Hydride and Calcium Borohydride for High-Capacity Thermal Energy Storage,” ASME Conference Proceedings AJTEC2011-44133.

  4. S.M. Kim, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, “Exploiting Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy Approaches to Understand the Origin of Carbon Nanotube Growth Termination,” Microscopy and Microanalysis 16 (2010) 306-307.

  5. P. Amama, C. Pint, S.M. Kim, K. Eyink, E. Stach, R. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Evolution, Activity, and Lifetime of Alumina-Supported Fe Catalyst During Super Growth of Single- Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets: Influence of the Type of Alumina,” MRS Proceedings 1258 (2010) R03-02.

  6. T. Westover, P. Amama, Aalap Dighe, N. Lilovich, T.S. Fisher, “Thermionic Emission from Alkali Metal-intercalated Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Direct Energy Conversion,” Proceedings of 2nd Energy Nanotechnology International Conference, ENIC2007 – 45043.

  7. P.B. Amama, O. Ogebule, M.R. Maschmann, T.D. Sands, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Low-Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry 50 (2) 2005.

  8. M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, “Effect of DC Bias on Microwave Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2005-79007, Orlando, FL, November 2005.

  9. S. Ujereh Jr, I. Mudawar, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, “Enhanced Pool Boiling using Carbon Nanotube Arrays on a Silicon Surface,” 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2005-80065, Orlando, FL, November 2005.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  1. A. Porter, X. Li, P.B. Amama, "Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth on Nontraditional Substrates Using an Industrial Gaseous Waste as a Feedstock," 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (Poster), Orlando, November 10, 2019. 

  2. B. McAuley, B. Everhart, A.A. Al Mayyahi, P.B. Amama, "Photocatalytic Degradation of NOx Using CNT-TiO2 Nanocomposites," 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (Poster), Orlando, November 13, 2019.

  3. B. Everhart, R. Rao, B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, "Growth of Small Diameter Carbon Nanotubes Using High-Melting Point Transition Metal Catalyst Promoters," 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, November 13, 2019. 

  4. H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, R. Rao, P.B. Amama, "Scalable Catalytic CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Arrays using Industrial Gaseous Waste as a Feedstock," NT19 – International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-Dimensional Materials (Poster), Wϋrzburg, Germany, June 22, 2019.

  5. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "Characterization and Catalytic Behavior of Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts Derived from Different Cobalt Precursors," 2019 North American Catalysis Meeting (Poster), Chicago, June 24, 2019.

  6. H. Almkhelfe, P.B. Amama, "Supercritical Fluids as Reaction Media for Scalable Production of Carbon Nanomaterials," 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, October 30, 2018. 

  7. H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts Prepared by a Modified Photo-Fenton Process for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis," 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 29, 2017.

  8. H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, R. Rao, P.B. Amama, “Catalytic CVD Growth of Millimeter-Tall, Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Carpets using Industrial Gaseous Waste as a Feedstock," 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 31, 2017.

  9. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "One-Step Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube-Supported Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts via Liquid Injection Chemical Vapor Deposition," (Poster) 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 31, 2017.

  10. H. Wang, J. Xie, V. Zane, P.B. Amama, "Hierarchical Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide as High-Performance Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries," 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, D.C., August 24, 2017.

  11. B. Everhart, M. Baker-Fales, E. Banning, H. Almkhelfe, H. Wang, P.B. Amama, "Nanocarbon-TiO2 Composites for Photocatalytic Oxidation of Volatile Organic Compounds," 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, November 1, 2017. 

  12. H. Wang, J. Xie, M. Follette, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, "Magnetic Field-Induced Fabrication of Fe3O4@Graphene Nanocomposites for Enhanced Electrode Performance in Lithium-Ion Batteries," 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, November 1, 2017.

  13. H. Wang, V. Zane, J. Xie, X. Li, P.B. Amama, "Hierarchical Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide as High-Performance Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries," 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, November 2, 2017. 

  14. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, J. Carpena-Núñez, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, “Gaseous Product Mixture from Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis as an Efficient Carbon Source for Low Temperature CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets,” 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 15, 2016. 

  15. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, J. Tate, J. Xie, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, “Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts for Improved Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis,” 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 16, 2016.

  16. H. Almkhelfe, P. O'Connor, M. Baker-Fales, X. Li, P.B. Amama, "UV-Assisted Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube-TiO2 Nanocomposited for Enhanced Photocatalytic Air Purification," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2016.

  17. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, J. Tate, J.Xie, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, "Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalyst for Improved Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2016.

  18. Q. Zheng, J. Grossardt, H. Almkhelfe, J. Xu, B.P. Grady, P.B. Amama, K.L. Hohn, "Mesoporous Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2016.

  19. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, J. Carpena-Nunez, T.C. Back, P.B. Amama, "Gaseous Product Mixture from Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis as an Efficient Carbon Source for Low Temperature CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 15, 2016.

  20. M. Baker-Fale, H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, P.B. Amama, "Electrochemical Etching of Metallic Substrates for Carbon Nanotube Growth," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (Poster), San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2016.

  21. X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, N. Gaede, T. Harris, M. Baker-Fales, P.B. Amama, "Catalytic CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets on Metalic Substrates," 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2016.

  22. M. Follette, D.R. Huffman, J. Carpena, M.F. Durstock, B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, "SnO2/Carbon Nanotube-Infiltrated Ni Nanofoams as 3D Anodes for Enhanced Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries," 2015 AIChE National Meeting (Poster), Salt Lake City, UT, November 10, 2015.

  23. P.B. Amama, A.E. Islam, B. Maruyama, "Physicochemical Properties of Engineered Catalyst Supports and Implications for Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets," 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 9, 2015.

  24. P.B. Amama, A.E. Isla,, P. Nikolaev, B. Maruyama, "Structural and Acid-Base Properties of Ion Beam Damaged Substrates and Implications for Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets," The Sixteenth International Conferenece on the Science and Applications of Nanotubes, Nagoya, Japan, Jun 30, 2015.

  25. H. Wang, J. Xie, M. Follette, P.B. Amama, "Novel 3D Nanocarbon Electrodes for High-Rate Li-Ion Batteries," 2015 Electrochemical Society Meeting (Poster), Chicago, IL, May 27, 2015.

  26. P.B. Amama, D. Huffman, M. Follette, M. Durstock, B. Maruyama, "Gas-Phase Infiltration of Carbon Nanotubes in Ni Nanofoam for High-Performance 3D Electrodes," 2015 Guadalupe Workshop on Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (Poster), Bandera, TX, April 10-14, 2015.

  27. M. Follette, S. Sreenivasa, P.B. Amama, "3D Nanocarbon Electrodes for Improved Performance of Li-Ion Batteries," 2014 MRS Fall Meeting (Poster), Boston, MA, December 3, 2014.

  28. P.B. Amama, S.A. Putnam, A.R. Barron, B. Matuyama, "Powerful characterization toll for predicting active catalyst supports in carbon nanotube carpet growth," 2013 Guadalupe Workshop on Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (Poster), Bandera, TX, April 12-16, 2013.

  29. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, F. Mirri, M. Pasquali, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Catalyst-Support Interactions and their Influence in Water-Assisted Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth,” 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 30, 2012.

  30. P.B. Amama, P.J. Shamberger, “Development of High Performance Carbon-Based Adsorbents for CO2 Adsorption,” 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 31, 2012.

  31. P.B. Amama, “Modified Metal Hydrides for High-Capacity Thermal Energy Storage,” 3rd ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference (MNHMT2012), Atlanta, GA, March 6, 2012.

  32. P.B. Amama, J. Grant, P. Shamberger, A. Voevodin, T.S. Fisher, “Modified Lithium Alanate for High-Capacity Thermal Energy Storage,” International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films, 39th ICMCTF, San Diego, CA, April 25, 2012.

  33. P.B. Amama, S. Putnam, B. Maruyama, “Growth of Carbon Nanotube Carpets from Al2O3/Fe: Role of Physicochemical Properties of Al2O3 Substrates Probed with AFM, XPS, and Contact Angle Goniometry,” 2011 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 2, 2011.

  34. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, S.M. Kim, E.A. Stach, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Role of Alumina Type in the Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets from Alumina-Supported Catalysts,” 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 19, 2011.

  35. P.B. Amama, T.C. Back, P.T. Murray, S.B. Fairchild, B. Maruyama, “In Situ XPS Study of the Influence of Water Vapor on the Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrocarbons,” 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 27, 2011.

  36. J.L. Wohlwend, P.B. Amama, V. Varshney, P.J. Shamberger, A.K. Roy, T.S. Fisher, “First Principles Study of the Effect of Titanium Additives on the Bonding Nature and Hydrogen Vacancy Migration in Lithium Alanate,” 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 26, 2011.

  37. P.B. Amama, J.E. Spowart, A.A. Voevodin, T.S. Fisher, “Modified Magnesium Hydride and Calcium Borohydride for High-Capacity Thermal Energy Storage,” The 8th ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Conference (AJTEC2011), Honolulu, HI, March 17, 2011.

  38. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, S.M. Kim, E.A. Stach, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Evolution, Activity, and Lifetime of Alumina-Supported Fe Catalyst During Super Growth of Single- Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets: Influence of the Alumina Type,” 2010 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 6, 2010.

  39. S.M. Kim, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, D.N. Zakharov, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, “Growth Termination of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays by Dynamic Catalyst Activity,” 2009 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 4, 2009.

  40. P. Amama, C. Pint, S. Kim, E. Stach, R. Hauge, K. Eyink, B. Maruyama, “Growth of Single- Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets from Alumina-Supported Fe Catalysts: Role of Alumina Type,” NT10: 11th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes 2010 (poster), Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 27 – July 2, 2010.

  41. B. Maruyama, S. Chatterjee, P.B. Amama, M.J. Kim, D. Zakharov, E.A. Stach, L. Sneddon, “Catalytic Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes from Novel Precursors,” 2009 MRS Fall Meeting (poster), Boston, MA, December 4, 2009.

  42. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, S.M. Kim, R.H. Hauge, E.A. Stach, B. Maruyama, “Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets from Alumina-Supported Fe Catalysts: Role of Alumina Type,” 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 10, 2009.

  43. T. Back, P. Amama, E. Shin, N. Pierce, P.T. Murray, B. Maruyama, “In-Situ Study of Catalyst Chemical State Under Carbon Nanotube Growth Conditions,” The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 2009.

  44. B. Maruyama, M.J. Kim, P. Amama, R. Rao, L. Sneddon, S. Chatterjee, E. Stach, S.M. Kim, “Scalable Boron Nitride Nanotube CVD Synthesis,” Carbon 2009, The Annual Conference on (poster), Biarritz, France, June 15, 2009.

  45. S.M. Kim, D.N. Zakharov, C.L. Pint, P.B. Amama, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, E.A. Stach, “Understanding Growth Termination of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets by Documenting the Evolution of Catalyst Morphology with the Transmission Electron Microscope,” 2009 Guadalupe Workshop on Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT), Tierra Sagrada, Boerne, TX, April 18-21, 2009.

  46. P.B. Amama, C. Pint, L. McJilton, SM Kim, E.A. Stach, P.T. Murray, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “Ostwald Ripening – Induced Termination of Carbon Nanotube Growth,” 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 2008.

  47. P.B. Amama, C.L. Pint, L. McJilton, SM Kim, E.A. Stach, P.T. Murray, R.H. Hauge, B. Maruyama, “The Role of Water in Super Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Carpets,” 2008 MRS Fall Meeting (Poster), Boston, MA, December 1, 2008.

  48. B. Maruyama, P.B. Amama, T. Back, E. Shin, T. Murray, L. McJilton, C. Pint, R. Hauge, S.M. Kim, D. Zakharov, E. Stach, “Ostwald Ripening–Induced Termination of Nanotube Growth,” Ninth International Conference on the Science and Applications of Nanotubes (Poster), Montpellier, France, June 2008.

  49. P.B. Amama, B.A. Cola, T.D. Sands, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for Enhanced Thermal Interface Conductance,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2007.

  50. B.A. Cola, P.B. Amama, M.A. Capano, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Enhanced thermal interface materials for power electronics," 32nd Annual Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium, Dayton, OH, 2007.

  51. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Dendrimer-Templated Fe Nanoparticles for the Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced CVD,” AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2006.

  52. P.B. Amama, O. Ogebule, M.R. Maschmann, T.D. Sands, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Low-Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” AIChE Annual Meeting (poster), San Francisco, CA, November 2006.

  53. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Plasma-Enhanced CVD Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Using Dendrimer-Stabilized Fe Nanoparticles,” 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Paper #1043, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2006.

  54. A.D. Franklin, M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, D.B. Janes, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Contacting Vertical Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays Using Palladium Nanowires,” France – US Workshop on Nanobiotechnology (poster), Washington, DC, March 2006.

  55. B.A. Cola, J. Xu, P.B. Amama, C. Cheng, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Carbon nanotube synthesis for thermal interface applications,” NOBCChE 33rd Annual National Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

  56. B.A. Cola, J. Xu, P.B. Amama, C. Cheng, X. Xu, T.S. Fisher, “Thermal performance of carbon nanotube enhanced interfaces,” NSBE 32nd National Convention GSC Technical Talks, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.

  57. P.B. Amama, O. Ogebule, M.R. Maschmann, T.D. Sands, T.S. Fisher, “Dendrimer-Assisted Low Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2006.

  58. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Plasma-Enhanced CVD Synthesis of High-Quality Carbon Nanotubes Using Dendrimer-Encapsulated Iron Nanoparticles”, 13th Foresight Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology, San Francisco, October 2005. 

  59. A. Pettes, M. Maschmann, P. Amama, T. Fisher, “Effects of Voltage Bias on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Grown by Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” LSAMP Indiana & Midwest Crossroads AGEP Conference, IUPUI, IN, November 2005.

  60. M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Synthesis of Isolated Vertical Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes from Porous Templates,” 13th Foresight Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology, San Francisco, October 2005.

  61. P.B. Amama, M.R. Maschmann, T.S. Fisher, T.D. Sands, “Plasma-Enhanced CVD Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Dendrimer-Encapsulated Iron Nanoclusters," 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2005.

  62. M.R. Maschmann, P.B. Amama, T.S. Fisher, “Synthesis of Vertically Oriented Single- Walled Carbon Nanotubes using Plasma-Enhanced CVD,” 230th ACS National Meeting (poster presented by P.B. Amama), Washington, DC, August 2005.

  63. P.B. Amama, S. Lim, D. Ciuparu, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, “Synthesis of Highly Ordered MCM-41: Engineering of Pore Size and Optimization of Silica Ratios,” 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2005.

  64. P.B. Amama, S. Lim, D. Ciuparu, Y. Yang, L. Pfefferle, G.L. Haller, “Synthesis, Characterization and Stability of Fe-MCM-41 for Production of Carbon Nanotubes by Acetylene Pyrolysis,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 2004. 

  65. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Products of Gas-Phase Photo-Assisted Catalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene over TiO2,” 20th Symposium on Solid-Surface and Photochemistry, Osaka University, Japan, November 2001.

  66. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Photocatalytic Oxidation of Trichloroethylene in Humidified Atmosphere,” 19th Symposium on Solid-Surface and Photochemistry, Mie University, Japan, November 2000.

  67. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, "Effect of Humidity on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Air," 67th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society of Japan, Nagoya University, Japan, April 2000.

  68. P.B. Amama, K. Itoh, M. Murabayashi, “Photocatalytic Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Air and Water using RuO2/TiO2 Systems,” 1999 Asian Conference on Electrochemistry, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, May 1999.

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