Marek Pruski

Materials and Solid State, Chemical Analysis, Catalysis and Mechanism

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Selected Publications 2010-

  1. K. Mao and M. Pruski, "Homonuclear dipolar decoupling under fast MAS: Resolution patterns and simple optimization strategy" J. Magn. Reson., 203, 144-149 (2010).
  2. J.F. Dunne, K. Manna, J.W. Wiench, A. Ellern, M. Pruski and A.D. Sadow, "Bis(oxazolinyl)borane: A Lewis Acid-containing Ligand for Aluminum(III), Methide Abstraction-based Coordination, and Comparisons with Tris(oxazolinyl)boratoaluminum Catalyzed Lactide Ring Opening Polymerization", Dalton Trans., 39, 641-653 (2010).
  3. H.-T. Chen, B.G. Trewyn, J.W. Wiench, M. Pruski and V.S.-Y. Lin, "Urea and Thiourea-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Catalysts with Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Diels-Alder Reaction", Top. Catal., 53, 187-191 (2010).
  4. T.-M. Hsin, S. Chen, E. Guo, C.-H. Tsai, M. Pruski and V. S.-Y. Lin, "Calcium Containing Silicate Mixed Oxide-based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production," Top. Catal., 53, 746-754 (2010).
  5. K. Mao, T. Kobayashi, J.W. Wiench, H.-T. Chen, C.-H. Tsai, V.S.-Y. Lin and M. Pruski, "Conformations of Silica-Bound (Pentafluorophenyl)Propyl Groups Determined by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculations", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 12452-12457 (2010).
  6. D.M. Ackerman, J. Wang, J.H. Wendel, D.-J. Liu, M. Pruski and J.W. Evans, "Catalytic Conversion Reactions Mediated by Single-File Diffusion in Linear Nanopores: Hydrodynamic vs Stochastic Behavior", J. Chem. Phys., 134, 114107/1-114107/13 (2011).
  7. T. Kobayashi, K. Mao, S.-G. Wang, V.S.-Y. Lin and M. Pruski, "Molecular ordering of mixed surfactants in mesoporous silicas: A solid-state NMR study", Solid State NMR, 39, 65-71 (2011).
  8. C.-H. Tsai, H.-T. Chen, S.M. Althaus, K. Mao, T. Kobayashi, M. Pruski and V.S.-Y. Lin, "Rational Catalyst Design: A Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica Catalyst for Shifitng the Equilibrium Reaction by Removal of Byproduct", ACS Catal., 1, 729-732 (2011).
  9. D.-J. Liu, J. Wang, D.M. Ackerman, I.I. Slowing, M. Pruski, H.-T. Chen, V.S.-Y. Lin and J.W. Evans, "Interplay Between Anomalous Transport and Catalytic Reaction in Single-File Mesoporous Systems", ACS Catal., 1, 751-763 (2011).
  10. M. Pruski, K. Woo, and W. Lin, "Memorial Issue in Honor of Prof. Victor S.-Y. Lin: Preface", ACS Catal., 1, 734-735 (2011).
  11. O. Dolotko, T. Kobayashi, J. W. Wiench, M. Pruski and V.K. Pecharsky, "Investigation of the thermochemical transformations in the LiAlH4-LiNH2 system", Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36, 10626-10634 (2011).
  12. S. Nedd, T. Kobayashi, C.-H. Tsai, I.I. Slowing, M. Pruski and M.S. Gordon, "Using a Reactive Force Field to Correlate Mobilities Obtained from Solid-State 13C NMR on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Systems", J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 16333-16339 (2011).
  13. C. Fernandez and M. Pruski, "Probing Quadrupolar Nuclei by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy: Recent Advances", Top. Curr. Chem., 306, 119-188 (2012).
  14. N.K. Singh, T. Kobayashi, O. Dolotko, J.W. Wiench, M. Pruski and V.K. Pecharsky, "Mechanochemical Transformations during Ball Milling of NaNH2/MgH2 Mixture", J. Alloys Compds., 513, 324-327 (2012).
  15. T. Kobayashi, I.Z. Hlova, N.K. Singh, V.K. Pecharsky and M. Pruski, "A Solid-State NMR Study of Li-assisted Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane", Inorg. Chem., 51, 4108-4115 (2012).
  16. K. Hara, S. Akahane, J.W. Wiench, B. Burgin, N. Ishito, V.S.-Y. Lin, A. Fukuoka and M. Pruski, "Selective and Efficient Silylation of Mesoporous Silica: A Quantitative Assessment of Synthetic Strategies by Solid-State NMR", J. Phys. Chem. C., 116, 7083-7090 (2012).
  17. K. Kandel, S.M. Althaus, C. Peeraphatdit, T. Kobayashi, B.G. Trewyn, M. Pruski and I.I. Slowing, "Substrate Inhibition in the Heterogeneous Catalyzed Aldol Condensation: A Mechanistic Study of Supported Organocatalysts", J. Catal., 291, 63-68 (2012).
  18. J.-P. Amoureux and M. Pruski, "MQMAS NMR: Experimental Strategies", in NMR of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Solid Materials, eds. R. E. Wasylishen, S.E. Ashbrook, S. Wimperis, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, 143-162 (2012).
  19. S.M. Althaus, K. Mao, G.J. Kennedy and M. Pruski, "Solid-State NMR Studies of Fossil Fuels using One- and Two-Dimensional Methods at High Magnetic Field", Energy & Fuels, 26, 4405-4412 (2012).
  20. K. Mao, G.J. Kennedy, S.M. Althaus and M. Pruski, "Spectral Editing in 13C Solid-State NMR at High Magnetic Field using Fast MAS and Spin-Echo Dephasing", Solid State NMR, 47, 19-22 (2012).
  21. J. Wang, D.M. Ackerman, K. Kandel, I.I. Slowing, M. Pruski, and J.W. Evans, "Conversion Reactions in Surface-Functionalized Mesoporous Materials: Effect of Restricted Transport and Catalytic Site Distribution", Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Ser., 1423, (2012).
  22. S. Gupta, I.Z. Hlova, T. Kobayashi, R.V. Denys, F. Chen, I.Yu. Zavaliy, M. Pruski and V.K. Pecharsky, "Facile Synthesis and Regeneration of Mg(BH4)2 by High Energy Reactive Ball Milling of MgB2", Chem. Commun., 49, 828-830 (2013).
  23. O. Lafon, A.S. Lilly Thankamony, T. Kobayashi, D. Carnavale, V. Vitzthum, I.I. Slowing, K. Kandel, H. Vezin, J.-P. Amoureux, G. Bodenhausen and M. Pruski, "Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Loaded with Surfactant: Low Temperature Magic Angle Spinning 13C and 29Si NMR Enhanced by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization", J. Phys. Chem., C 117, 1375-1382 (2013).
  24. K. Kandel, S.M. Althaus, C. Peeraphatdit, T. Kobayashi, B.G. Trewyn, M. Pruski and I.I. Slowing, "Solvent-Mediated Reversible Conversion of Poisoned to Active Heterogeneous Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction", ACS Catal., 3, 265-271 (2013).
  25. K. Mao, G.J. Kennedy, S.M. Althaus and M. Pruski, "Determination of Average Aromatic Cluster Size in Carbonaceous Materials by Solid-State NMR at High Magnetic Field", Energy & Fuels, 27, 760-763 (2013).
  26. K.K. Tanabe, E.M. Broderick, T. Kobayashi, J.F. Goldston, M.H. Weston, O.K. Farha, J.T. Hupp, M. Pruski, E.A. Mader, M.J.A. Johnson and S.T. Nguyen, "Multistep Post-Synthesis Modification of a Catechol-Functionalized Porous Organic Polymer with a Schrock-type TaV Alkylidene: Unique Chemical Speciation and Coordination Environments through Single-Site Isolation", Chem. Sci., 4, 2483-2489 (2013).
  27. J. Wang, D. Ackerman, V.S.-Y. Lin, M. Pruski, and J. Evans, "Controlling Reactivity of Nanoporous Catalyst Materials by Tuning Reaction Product-Pore Interior Interactions: Statistical Mechanical Modeling", J. Chem. Phys., 138, 134705 (2013).
  28. T. Kobayashi, O. Lafon, A.S. Lilly Thankamony, I.I. Slowing, K. Kandel, D. Carnavale, V. Vitzthum, H. Vezin, J.-P. Amoureux, G. Bodenhausen and M. Pruski, "Analysis of Sensitivity Enhancement by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in Solid-State NMR: A Case Study of Functionalized Mesoporous Materials", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 5553-5562 (2013).