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This is a (somewhat comprehensive) subset of publications from the group ranging back several years, as well as several collaborations:



Bugatti, V.; Livi, S.; Hayrapetyan, S.; Wang, Y.; Estevez, L.; Vittoria, V.; Giannelis, E. P. Deposition of LDH on plasma treated polylactic acid to reduce water permeability. J Colloid Interface Sci 2013, 396, 47–52, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.jcis.2013.01.006.

Estevez, L.; Dua, R.; Bhandari, N.; Ramanujapuram, A.; Wang, P.; Giannelis, E. P. A facile approach for the synthesis of monolithic hierarchical porous carbons – high performance materials for amine based CO2 capture and supercapacitor electrode. Energy & Environmental Science 2013, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c3ee40549d.

Fernandes, N. J.; Koerner, H.; Giannelis, E. P.; Vaia, R. A. Hairy nanoparticle assemblies as one-component functional polymer nanocomposites: opportunities and challenges. MRS Communications 2013, 3, 13–29, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1557/mrc.2013.9.

Fernandes, N. J.; Akbarzadeh, J.; Peterlik, H.; Giannelis, E. P. Synthesis and Properties of Highly Dispersed Ionic Silica-Poly(ethylene oxide) Nanohybrids. ACS Nano 2013, 7, 1265–71, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/nn304735r.

Qi, G.; Fu, L.; Choi, B. H.; Giannelis, E. P. Efficient CO2 sorbents based on silica foam with ultra-large mesopores. Energy & Environmental Science 2012, 5, 7368, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c2ee21394j.

Markova, Z.; Bourlinos, A. B.; Safarova, K.; Polakova, K.; Tucek, J.; Medrik, I.; Siskova, K.; Petr, J.; Krysmann, M.; Giannelis, E. P.; Zboril, R. Synthesis and properties of core–shell fluorescent hybrids with distinct morphologies based on carbon dots. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 16219, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c2jm33414c.

Livi, S.; Giannelis, E. P. An improved process for the surface modification of SiO2 nanoparticles. Green Chemistry 2012, 14, 3013, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c2gc36369k.

Livi, S.; Bugatti, V.; Estevez, L.; Duchet-Rumeau, J.; Giannelis, E. P. Synthesis and physical properties of new layered double hydroxides based on ionic liquids: application to a polylactide matrix. J Colloid Interface Sci 2012, 388, 123–9, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.jcis.2012.08.031.

Krysmann, M. J.; Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P. Photoluminescent carbogenic nanoparticles directly derived from crude biomass. Green Chemistry 2012, 14, 3141, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c2gc35907c.

Krysmann, M. J.; Kelarakis, A.; Dallas, P.; Giannelis, E. P. Formation mechanism of carbogenic nanoparticles with dual photoluminescence emission. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 747–50, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ja204661r.

Hayrapetyan, S.; Kelarakis, A.; Estevez, L.; Lin, Q.; Dana, K.; Chung, Y.-L.; Giannelis, E. P. Non-toxic poly(ethylene terephthalate)/clay nanocomposites with enhanced barrier properties. Polymer (Guildf) 2012, 53, 422–426, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.polymer.2011.12.017.

Duan, X.; Qi, G.; Wang, P.; Giannelis, E. P. A highly efficient and selective polysilsesquioxane sorbent for heavy metal removal. Chemphyschem 2012, 13, 2536–9, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/cphc.201100988.

Corgié, S. C.; Kahawong, P.; Duan, X.; Bowser, D.; Edward, J. B.; Walker, L. P.; Giannelis, E. P. Self-Assembled Complexes of Horseradish Peroxidase with Magnetic Nanoparticles Showing Enhanced Peroxidase Activity. Advanced Functional Materials 2012, 22, 1940–1951, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/adfm.201102398.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Zbořil, R.; Petr, J.; Bakandritsos, A.; Krysmann, M.; Giannelis, E. P. Luminescent Surface Quaternized Carbon Dots. Chemistry of Materials 2012, 24, 6–8, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm2026637.

Tiraferri, A.; Kang, Y.; Giannelis, E. P.; Elimelech, M. Highly Hydrophilic Thin-Film Composite Forward Osmosis Membranes Functionalized with Surface-Tailored Nanoparticles. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 2012, 4, 5044–5053, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/am301532g.

Tiraferri, A.; Kang, Y.; Giannelis, E. P.; Elimelech, M. Superhydrophilic thin-film composite forward osmosis membranes for organic fouling control: fouling behavior and antifouling mechanisms. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 11135–44, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/es3028617.

Qi, G.; Fu, L.; Duan, X.; Choi, B. H.; Abraham, M.; Giannelis, E. P. Mesoporous amine-bridged polysilsesquioxane for {CO2} capture. Greenhouse Gases-Science and Technology 2011, 1, 278–284, http://dx.doi/10.1002/ghg.026.

Lian, H.; Qian, W.; Estevez, L.; Liu, H.; Liu, Y.; Jiang, T.; Wang, K.; Guo, W.; Giannelis, E. P. Enhanced actuation in functionalized carbon nanotube-Nafion composites. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical 2011, 156, 187–193, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.snb.2011.04.012.

Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P. Nafion as cosurfactant: solubilization of nafion in water in the presence of Pluronics. Langmuir 2011, 27, 554–60, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/la103318u.

Fang, J.; Kelarakis, A.; Lin, Y.-W.; Kang, C.-Y.; Yang, M.-H.; Cheng, C.-L.; Wang, Y.; Giannelis, E. P.; Tsai, L.-D. Nanoparticle-coated separators for lithium-ion batteries with advanced electrochemical performance. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2011, 13, 14457–61, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c1cp22017a.

Ding, S.; Chen, J. S.; Qi, G.; Duan, X.; Wang, Z.; Giannelis, E. P.; Archer, L. A.; Lou, X. W. Formation of SnO2 hollow nanospheres inside mesoporous silica nanoreactors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 21–3, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ja108720w.

Estevez, L.; Kelarakis, A.; Gong, Q.; Da’as, E. H.; Giannelis, E. P. Multifunctional graphene/platinum/Nafion hybrids via ice templating. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6122–5, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ja200244s.

Qi, G.; Wang, Y.; Estevez, L.; Duan, X.; Anako, N.; Park, A.-H. A.; Li, W.; Jones, C. W.; Giannelis, E. P. High efficiency nanocomposite sorbents for CO2 capture based on amine-functionalized mesoporous capsules. Energy & Environmental Science 2011, 4, 444, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c0ee00213e.

Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P. Crystallization and unusual rheological behavior in poly(ethylene oxide)–clay nanocomposites. Polymer (Guildf) 2011, 52, 2221–2227, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.polymer.2011.03.031.

Jespersen, M. L.; Mirau, P. A.; Meerwall, E. Von; Vaia, R. A.; Rodriguez, R.; Fernandes, N. J.; Giannelis, E. P. NMR Characterization of Canopy Dynamics in Nanoscale Ionic Materials. In NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers: Innovative Strategies for Complex Macromolecules; American Chemical Society, 2011; Vol. 1077, pp. 149–160 SE – 9.

Vo, L. T.; Anastasiadis, S. H.; Giannelis, E. P. Dielectric study of Poly(styrene- co -butadiene) Composites with Carbon Black, Silica, and Nanoclay. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 6162–6171, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ma200044c.

Jespersen, M. L.; Mirau, P. A.; Von Meerwall, E.; Vaia, R. A.; Rodriguez, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Canopy dynamics in nanoscale ionic materials. ACS Nano 2010, 4, 3735–42, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/nn100112h.

Fernandes, N. J.; Dallas, P.; Rodriguez, R.; Bourlinos, A. B.; Georgakilas, V.; Giannelis, E. P. Fullerol ionic fluids. Nanoscale 2010, 2, 1653–6, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c0nr00307g.

Rodriguez, R.; Herrera, R.; Bourlinos, A. B.; Li, R.; Amassian, A.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P. The synthesis and properties of nanoscale ionic materials. Applied Organometallic Chemistry 2010, 24, 581–589, http://dx.doi/DOI 10.1002/aoc.1625.

Kelarakis, A.; Hayrapetyan, S.; Ansari, S.; Fang, J.; Estevez, L.; Giannelis, E. P. Clay nanocomposites based on poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropylene): Structure and properties. Polymer (Guildf) 2010, 51, 469–474, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.polymer.2009.11.057.

Trikeriotis, M.; Bae, W. J.; Schwartz, E.; Krysak, M.; Lafferty, N.; Xie, P.; Smith, B.; Zimmerman, P. A.; Ober, C. K.; Giannelis, E. P. Development of an inorganic photoresist for DUV, EUV, and electron beam imaging. In Proceedings of; Rieger, M. L.; Thiele, J., Eds.; Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers DO - 10.1117/12.846672, 2010; Vol. 7639, p. 76390E–76390E–10.

Fang, J.; Kelarakis, A.; Wang, D.; Giannelis, E. P.; Finlay, J. A.; Callow, M. E.; Callow, J. A. Fouling release nanostructured coatings based on PDMS-polyurea segmented copolymers. Polymer (Guildf) 2010, 51, 2636–2642.

Fang, J.; Kelarakis, A.; Estevez, L.; Wang, Y.; Rodriguez, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Superhydrophilic and solvent resistant coatings on polypropylene fabrics by a simple deposition process. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010, 20, 1651, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/c000416m.

Bae, W. J.; Trikeriotis, M.; Sha, J.; Schwartz, E. L.; Rodriguez, R.; Zimmerman, P. A.; Giannelis, E. P.; Ober, C. K. High refractive index and high transparency HfO2 nanocomposites for next generation lithography. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010, 20, 5186–5189.

Sun, L.; Fang, J.; Reed, J. C.; Estevez, L.; Bartnik, A. C.; Hyun, B.-R.; Wise, F. W.; Malliaras, G. G.; Giannelis, E. P. Lead-salt quantum-dot ionic liquids. Small 2010, 6, 638–41, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/smll.200902218.

Zheng, Y.; Zhang, J.; Lan, L.; Yu, P.; Rodriguez, R.; Herrera, R.; Wang, D.; Giannelis, E. P. Preparation of solvent-free gold nanofluids with facile self-assembly technique. Chemphyschem 2010, 11, 61–4, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/cphc.200900640.

Carretero-González, J.; Retsos, H.; Giannelis, E. P.; Ezquerra, T. A.; Hernández, M.; López-Manchado, M. A. Miscibility–dispersion, interfacial strength and nanoclay mobility relationships in polymer nanocomposites. Soft Matter 2009, 5, 3481, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/b900295b.

Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P. Structure-properties relationships in clay nanocomposites. PMSE Preprints 2009, 101, 902–903.

Herrera Alonso, R.; Estevez, L.; Lian, H.; Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P.; Alonso, R. H.; Estevez, L.; Lian, H.; Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P. Nafion–clay nanocomposite membranes: Morphology and properties. Polymer (Guildf) 2009, 50, 2402–2410, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.polymer.2009.03.020.

Bhattacharjee, R. R.; Li, R.; Estevez, L.; Smilgies, D.-M.; A; Amassian, A.; Giannelis, E. P. A plasmonic fluid with dynamically tunable optical properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009, 19, 8728, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1039/b919006f.

Chalkias, N.; Kahawong, P.; Giannelis, E. P. Activity increase of horseradish peroxidase in the presence of magnetic particles. J. Am. Chem. Soc 2008, 130, 2910–2911, Available from:

Rodriguez, R.; Herrera, R.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Nanoscale Ionic Materials. Advanced Materials 2008, 20, 4353–4358, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/adma.200801975.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Stassinopoulos, A.; Anglos, D.; Zboril, R.; Karakassides, M.; Giannelis, E. P. Surface functionalized carbogenic quantum dots. Small 2008, 4, 455–8, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/smll.200700578.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Stassinopoulos, A.; Anglos, D.; Zboril, R.; Georgakilas, V.; Giannelis, E. P. Photoluminescent Carbogenic Dots. Chemistry of Materials 2008, 20, 4539–4541, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm800506r.

Kelarakis, A.; Giannelis, E. P.; Yoon, K. Structure-properties relationships in clay nanocomposites based on PVDF/(ethylene-vinyl acetate) copolymer blends. Polymer (Guildf) 2007, 101, 902–903, Available from:

Chalkias, N.; Giannelis, E. P. A nanohybrid membrane with lipid bilayer-like properties utilized as a conductimetric saccharin sensor. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2007, 23, 370–376, Available from:

Bourlinos, A. B.; Georgakilas, V.; Boukos, N.; Dallas, P.; Trapalis, C.; Giannelis, E. P. Silicone-functionalized carbon nanotubes for the production of new carbon-based fluids. Carbon N Y 2007, 45, 1583–1585, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/j.carbon.2007.03.040.

Schmidt, D.; Clément, F.; Giannelis, E. P. On the origins of silicate dispersion in polysiloxane/layered-silicate nanocomposites. Advanced Functional 2006, 16, 417–425, Available from:

Bourlinos, A. B.; Giannelis, E. P.; Zhang, Q.; Archer, L. A.; Floudas, G.; Fytas, G. Surface-functionalized nanoparticles with liquid-like behavior: the role of the constituent components. Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 2006, 20, 109–17, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1140/epje/i2006-10007-3.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Georgakilas, V.; Tzitzios, V.; Boukos, N.; Herrera, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Functionalized carbon nanotubes: synthesis of meltable and amphiphilic derivatives. Small 2006, 2, 1188–91, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/smll.200600221.

Warren, S. C.; Banholzer, M. J.; Slaughter, L. S.; Giannelis, E. P.; DiSalvo, F. J.; Wiesner, U. B. Generalized route to metal nanoparticles with liquid behavior. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12074–5, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ja064469r.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Stassinopoulos, A.; Anglos, D.; R; Herrera, R.; Anastasiadis, S. H.; Petridis, D.; Giannelis, E. P. Functionalized ZnO nanoparticles with liquidlike behavior and their photoluminescence properties. Small 2006, 2, 513–6, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/smll.200500411.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Chowdhury, S. R.; Jiang, D. D.; An, Y.-U.; Zhang, Q.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Layered organosilicate nanoparticles with liquidlike behavior. Small 2005, 1, 80–2, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/smll.200400027.

Shah, D.; Fytas, G.; Vlassopoulos, D.; Di, J.; Sogah, D.; Giannelis, E. P. Structure and dynamics of polymer-grafted clay suspensions. Langmuir 2005, 21, 19–25, Available from:

Bourlinos, A. B.; Chowdhury, S. R.; Herrera, R.; Jiang, D. D.; Zhang, Q.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P.; Ray Chowdhury, S.; Herrera, R.; Jiang, D. D.; Zhang, Q.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Functionalized Nanostructures with Liquid-Like Behavior: Expanding the Gallery of Available Nanostructures. Advanced Functional Materials 2005, 15, 1285–1290, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/adfm.200500076.

Bourlinos, A. B.; Herrera, R.; Chalkias, N.; Jiang, D. D.; Zhang, Q.; Archer, L. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Surface-Functionalized Nanoparticles with Liquid-Like Behavior. Advanced Materials 2005, 17, 234–237, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/adma.200401060.

Jacob, M.; Hackett, E.; Giannelis, E. P. From nanocomposite to nanogel polymer electrolytes. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2003, 13, 1–5, Available from:

Schmidt, D.; Shah, D.; Giannelis, E. P. New advances in polymer/layered silicate nanocomposites. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 2002, 6, 205–212, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1016/S1359-0286(02)00049-9.

Krishnamoorti, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Strain Hardening in Model Polymer Brushes under Shear. Langmuir 2001, 17, 1448–1452, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/la0000365.

Vaia, R. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Polymer nanocomposites: Status and opportunities. MRS Bulletin 2001, 26, 394–401.

Vaia, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Liquid crystal polymer nanocomposites: direct intercalation of thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers into layered silicates. Polymer (Guildf) 2001, 42, 1281–1285, Available from:

Gilman, J. W.; Jackson, C. L.; Morgan, A. B.; Harris, R.; Manias, E.; Giannelis, E. P.; Wuthenow, M.; Hilton, D.; Phillips, S. H. Flammability Properties of Polymer−Layered-Silicate Nanocomposites. Polypropylene and Polystyrene Nanocomposites †. Chemistry of Materials 2000, 12, 1866–1873, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm0001760.

Hackett, E.; Manias, E.; Giannelis, E. P. Computer simulation studies of PEO/layer silicate nanocomposites. Chem. Mater 2000, 12, 2161–2167, Available from:

Burnside, S.; Giannelis, E. P. Nanostructure and properties of polysiloxane-layered silicate nanocomposites. Journal of Polymer Science 2000, 38, 1595–1604, Available from:

(Manias, E.; Chen, H.; Krishnamoorti, R.; Genzer, J.; Kramer, E. J.; Giannelis, E. P. Intercalation Kinetics of Long Polymers in 2 nm Confinements. Macromolecules 2000, 33, 7955–7966, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ma0009552.

Giannelis, E. P. Polymer-layered silicate nanocomposites: Synthesis, properties and applications. Applied Organometallic Chemistry 1998, 12, 675–680, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/(SICI)1099-0739(199810/11)12:10/11<675::AID-AOC779>3.0.CO;2-V.

Krishnamoorti, R.; Giannelis, E. P. Rheology of end-tethered polymer layered silicate nanocomposites. Macromolecules 1997, 30, 4097–4102, Available from:

Vaia, R. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Polymer Melt Intercalation in Organically-Modified Layered Silicates: Model Predictions and Experiment. Macromolecules 1997, 30, 7990–7999, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ma9603488.

Krishnamoorti, R.; Vaia, R. A.; Giannelis, E. P. Structure and Dynamics of Polymer-Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Chemistry of Materials 1996, 8, 1728–1734, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm960127g.

Giannelis, E. P. Polymer Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Advanced Materials 1996, 8, 29–35, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/adma.19960080104.

Vaia, R. A.; Jandt, K. D.; Kramer, E. J.; Giannelis, E. P. Kinetics of Polymer Melt Intercalation. Macromolecules 1995, 28, 8080–8085, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/ma00128a016.

Messersmith, P. B.; Giannelis, E. P. Synthesis and barrier properties of poly(ɛ-caprolactone)-layered silicate nanocomposites. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 1995, 33, 1047–1057, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1002/pola.1995.080330707.

Messersmith, P. B.; Giannelis, E. P. Synthesis and Characterization of Layered Silicate-Epoxy Nanocomposites. Chemistry of Materials 1994, 6, 1719–1725, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm00046a026.

Vaia, R. A.; Ishii, H.; Giannelis, E. P. Synthesis and properties of two-dimensional nanostructures by direct intercalation of polymer melts in layered silicates. Chemistry of Materials 1993, 5, 1694–1696, Available from:, http://dx.doi/10.1021/cm00036a004.