Publications


Selected Publications

J. Tang, A. D. Dysart, D. H. Kim, R. Saraswat, G. M. Shaver, V. G. Pol, “Fabrication of Carbon/Silicon Composite as Lithium-ion Anode with Enhanced Cycling Stability,” : Electrochimica Acta, 2017, 247, 626–633. Link

M. Naguib, R. A. Adams, Y. Zhao, A. Varma, J. Nanda, V. G. Pol, “Electrochemical performance of MXenes as K-ion battery anodes,” : Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 6883. Link

S-M. Hong, V. Etacheri, C. N. Hong, S. W. Choi, K. B. Lee, V. G. Pol, “Enhanced Lithium- and Sodium-ion Storage in an Interconnected Carbon Network Comprising Electronegative Fluorine,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 110, 367-377. Link

R. A. Adams, J-M. Syu, Y. Zhao, C-T. Lo, A. Varma, V. G. Pol , “Binder-free, N- and O- Rich Carbon Nanofiber Anodes for Long Cycle Life K-ion Batteries,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9(21), 17872–17881. Link

J. Henzie, V. Etacheri, M. Jahan, H. Rong, C.N. Hong, V.G. Pol, "Biomineralization-inspired crystallization of monodisperse α-Mn2O3 octahedra and assembly of high-capacity lithium-ion battery anodes," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 6079-6089. Link

J. Tang, C. E. Z. Lugo, G.A. Seisenbaeva, V. G. Kessler, V. G. Pol, "Beyond the Theoretical Capacity Limits of Iron Oxide Anodes: Nanosized γ-Fe2O3 for Lithium-ion Batteries," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 18107-18115. Link

R. A. Adams, A. D. Dysart, R. Esparza, S. Acuña, S. R. Joshi, A. Cox, D. Mulqueen, V. G. Pol, "Superior Lithium-ion Storage at Room and Elevated Temperature in an Industrial Woodchip Derived Porous Carbon," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55 (32), 8706–8712. Link

R. Paul, V. Etacheri, V. G. Pol, J. Hu, and T. S. Fisher, "Highly Porous Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Foam as a Freestanding Anode for a Lithium-ion Battery," RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 79734-79744. Link

D. Zhou, M. Peer, Z. Yang, V.G. Pol, F.D. Key, Jacob Jorne, H.C. Foley, and C. S. Johnson, "Long cycle life microporous spherical carbon anodes for sodium-ion batteries derived from furfuryl alcohol," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 6271-6275. Link

J. Tang, V. Etacheri, and V.G. Pol, "Wild Fungus Derived Carbon Fibers and Hybrids as Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016. Link

J. Tang and V. G. Pol, "From Allergens to Battery Anodes: Nature-Inspired, Pollen Derived Carbon Architectures for Room and Elevated-Temperature Li-ion Storage," Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 20290. Link

A. D. Dysart, J. C. Burgos, A. Mistry, C.F. Chen, Z. Liu, C.N. Hong, P. B. Balbuena, P. P. Mukherjee, and V. G. Pol, "Towards Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Non-Conventional Carbon Compartments/Sulfur Electrodes and Multi-Scale Analysis," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2016, 163, 5, A730-A741. Link

C. S.J. Tsai, A. D. Dysart, J. H. Beltz, and V. G. Pol, "Identification and Mitigation of Generated Solid By-Products during Advanced Electrode Materials Processing," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015. Link

V. Etacheri, C. N. Hong , V. G. Pol, "Upcycling of Packing-Peanuts into Carbon Microsheet Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49 (18), 11191–11198. Link

V. Etacheri, V. Pol, C. K. Chan, C. Wang, M. J. O′ Connell, "Porous Carbon Sphere Anodes for Enhanced Lithium-Ion Storage," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 9861–9868. Link

V. Etacheri, G. A. Seisenbaeva, J. Caruthers, G. Daniel, J.-M. Nedelec, V. G. Kessler, V. G. Pol, "Ordered Network of Interconnected SnO2 Nanoparticles for Excellent Lithium-Ion Storage," Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, 5, 1614–6840. Link

V. G. Pol, J. Wen, D. J. Miller and M. M. Thackeray, "Sonochemical Deposition of Sn, SnO2 and Sb on Spherical Hard Carbon Electrodes for Li–Ion Batteries," J. Elec. Soc., 2014, 161, A777–A782. Link

V. G. Pol, E. J Lee, C. S. Johnson, "Spherical Carbon as a New High–Rate Anode for Sodium–Ion Batteries," Electrochim. Acta, 2014, 127, 61–67. Link

V. G. Pol, Y. Li, F. Dogan, E. Secor, M. M. Thackeray, D. P. Abraham, "Pulsed Sonication for Alumina Coatings on High–Capacity Oxides: Performance in Lithium–Ion Cells," J. Power Sources, 2014, 258, 46–56. Link

V. G. Pol, J. Wen, K–C. Lau, S. Callear, D.T. Bowron, C–K. Lin, S. A. Deshmukh, S. Sankaranarayanan, L. A. Curtiss, W. I. F. David, D. J. Miller, M. M. Thackeray, "Probing the Evolution and Morphology of Hard Carbon Spheres," Carbon, 2014, 68, 104–111 (with cover illustration). Link

W. Weng, V. G. Pol, K. Amine, "Ultrasound Assisted Design of Sulfur/Carbon Cathodes with Partially Fluorinated Ether Electrolytes for Highly Efficient Li/S Batteries," Adv. Mater., 2013, 25, 1608–1615. Link

G. A. Seisenbaeva, J. M. Nedelec, G. Daniel, C. Tiseanu, V. Parvulescu, V. G. Pol, L. Abrego, V. G. Kessler, "Mesoporous Anatase TiO2 Nanorods as Thermally Robust Anode Materials for Li–Ion Batteries: Detailed Insight into the Formation Mechanism," Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 17439–17444 (with cover illustration). Link

V. G. Pol, M. M. Thackeray, "Spherical Carbon Particles and Carbon Nanotubes Prepared by Autogenic Reactions: Evaluation as Anodes in Lithium Electrochemical Cells," Energy & Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 1904–1912 (with cover illustration). Link

V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Dry Autoclaving for the Nanofabrication of Sulfides, Selenides, Borides, Phosphides, Nitrides, Carbides, and Oxides," Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 1179–1190. Link

V. G. Pol, M. M. Thackeray, S. H. Kang, C.S. Johnson, J. M. Calderon Moreno, "Autogenic Reactions for Preparing Carbon–Encapsulated Nanoparticulate TiO2 Electrodes for Lithium–Ion Batteries," J. Power Sources, 2010, 195, 5039–5043. Link

S. H. Kang, V. G. Pol, I. Belharouak and M. M. Thackeray, "A Comparison of High Capacity xLi2MnO3·(1−x)LiMO2 (M = Ni, Co, Mn) Cathodes in Lithium–Ion Cells with Li4Ti5O12– and Carbon–Encapsulated Anatase TiO2 Anodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2010, 157, A267–A271. Link

A. Odoni, V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, D. Aurbach, A. Gedanken, "Testing of Carbon–Coated VOx Prepared via RAPET as Li Insertion Materials," Adv. Mater., 2006, 18, 1431–1436. Link

S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of WC Nanotubes," Adv. Mater., 2006, 18, 2023–2027. Link


All Publications

[130] A. A. Alazemi, A. D. Dysart, S. J. Shaffer, V. G. Pol, L-E. Stacke, F. Sadeghi, “Novel Tertiary Dry Solid Lubricant on Steel Surfaces Reduces Significant Friction and Wear under High Load Conditions,” : Carbon, 2017, 123 7–17. Link

[129] L. Thirugunanam, S. Kaveri, V. Etacheri, S. Ramaprabhu, M. Dutta, V.G. Pol, “Electrospun Mesoporous TiO2 Nanofibers Wrapped with Reduced Graphene Oxide for Enhanced and Rapid Lithium-ion Storage,” : Materials Characterization, 2017, 131 64–71. Link

[128] R. A. Adams, V. G. Pol, A Varma, “Tailored Solution Combustion Synthesis of High Performance ZnCo2O4 Anode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries,” : Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 2017, 56(25) 7173–7183. Link

[127] D. G. Lim, K. Kim, M. Razdan, R. Diaz, S. Osswald, V. G. Pol, “Lithium Storage in Structurally Tunable Carbon Anode Derived from Sustainable Source,” : Carbon, 2017, 121, 134–142. Link

[126] J. Tang, A. D. Dysart, D. H. Kim, R. Saraswat, G. M. Shaver, V. G. Pol, “Fabrication of Carbon/Silicon Composite as Lithium-ion Anode with Enhanced Cycling Stability,” : Electrochimica Acta, 2017, 247, 626–633. Link

[125] M. Naguib, R. A. Adams, Y. Zhao, A. Varma, J. Nanda, V. G. Pol, “Electrochemical performance of MXenes as K-ion battery anodes,” : Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 6883. Link

[125] S-M. Hong, V. Etacheri, C. N. Hong, S. W. Choi, K. B. Lee, V. G. Pol, “Enhanced Lithium- and Sodium-ion Storage in an Interconnected Carbon Network Comprising Electronegative Fluorine,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 110, 367-377. Link

[124] R. A. Adams, J-M. Syu, Y. Zhao, C-T. Lo, A. Varma, V. G. Pol , “Binder-free, N- and O- Rich Carbon Nanofiber Anodes for Long Cycle Life K-ion Batteries,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9(21), 17872–17881. Link

[123] Y. Li, R. A. Adams, A. Arora, V. G. Pol, A. M. Levine, R.J. Lee, K. Akato, A. K. Naskar, M. Parans Paranthaman, "Sustainable Potassium-ion Battery Anodes Derived from Waste-Tire Rubber," J. Electrochem. Soc. , 2017, 164 (6), A1234-A1238. Link

[122] J. Henzie, V. Etacheri, M. Jahan, H. Rong, C.N. Hong, V.G. Pol, "Biomineralization-inspired crystallization of monodisperse α-Mn2O3 octahedra and assembly of high-capacity lithium-ion battery anodes," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 6079-6089. Link

[121] J. Tang, C. E. Z. Lugo, G.A. Seisenbaeva, V. G. Kessler, V. G. Pol, "Beyond the Theoretical Capacity Limits of Iron Oxide Anodes: Nanosized γ-Fe2O3 for Lithium-ion Batteries," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 18107-18115. Link

[120] V. G. Pol, "Energy and Environmental Engineering: Emergent electrical energy efficacy (E4)," Editorial Overview, Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng., 2016. Link

[119] A. A. Alazemi, A. D. Dysart, X. L. Phuah, V. G. Pol, F. Sadeghi, "MoS2 nanolayer coated carbon spheres as an oil additive for enhanced tribological performance," Carbon, 2016, 110, 367-337. Link

[118] S. M. Hong, E. Jang, A. D. Dysart, V. G. Pol, K. B. Lee, "CO2 Capture in the Sustainable Wheat-Derived Activated Microporous Carbon Compartments," Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 34590. Link

[117] V. B. Kumar, J. Tang, K. J. W. Lee, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "In situ Sonochemical Synthesis of Luminescent Sn@C-dots and Hybrid Sn@C-dots@Sn Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries," RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 66256-66265. Link

[116] B. Narayanan, S. A. Deshmukh, L. K. Shrestha, K. Ariga, V. G. Pol, S. K. R. S. Sankaranarayanan, "Cavitation and Radicals Drive the Sonochemical Synthesis of Functional Polymer Sphere," Appl. Phys. Lett., 2016, 109, 041901. Link

[115] R. A. Adams, A. D. Dysart, R. Esparza, S. Acuña, S. R. Joshi, A. Cox, D. Mulqueen, V. G. Pol, "Superior Lithium-ion Storage at Room and Elevated Temperature in an Industrial Woodchip Derived Porous Carbon," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55 (32), 8706–8712. Link

[114] R. Paul, V. Etacheri, V. G. Pol, J. Hu, and T. S. Fisher, "Highly Porous Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Foam as a Freestanding Anode for a Lithium-ion Battery," RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 79734-79744. Link

[113] D. Zhou, M. Peer, Z. Yang, V.G. Pol, F.D. Key, Jacob Jorne, H.C. Foley, and C. S. Johnson, "Long cycle life microporous spherical carbon anodes for sodium-ion batteries derived from furfuryl alcohol," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 6271-6275. Link

[112] J. Tang, V. Etacheri, and V.G. Pol, "Wild Fungus Derived Carbon Fibers and Hybrids as Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries," ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016. Link

[111] J. Tang and V. G. Pol, "From Allergens to Battery Anodes: Nature-Inspired, Pollen Derived Carbon Architectures for Room and Elevated-Temperature Li-ion Storage," Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 20290. Link

[110] A. D. Dysart, J. C. Burgos, A. Mistry, C.F. Chen, Z. Liu, C.N. Hong, P. B. Balbuena, P. P. Mukherjee, and V. G. Pol, "Towards Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Non-Conventional Carbon Compartments/Sulfur Electrodes and Multi-Scale Analysis," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2016, 163, 5, A730-A741. Link

[109] C. S.J. Tsai, A. D. Dysart, J. H. Beltz, and V. G. Pol, "Identification and Mitigation of Generated Solid By-Products during Advanced Electrode Materials Processing," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015. Link

[108] S. Deshmukh, G. Kamath, B. Narayanan, V. G. Pol, J. Wen, D. Miller, S. Sankaranarayanan, "Nanoscale Origin and Evolution of Kinetically Induced defects," Carbon, 2015, 96, 647–660. Link

[107] J. Tang, A. D. Dysart, V. G. Pol, "Advancement in Sodium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries," Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng., 2015, 9, 34–41. Link

[106] V. Etacheri, C. N. Hong , V. G. Pol, "Upcycling of Packing-Peanuts into Carbon Microsheet Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries," Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49 (18), 11191–11198. Link  Link(Cover)

[105] V. Etacheri, V. Pol, C. K. Chan, C. Wang, M. J. O′ Connell, "Porous Carbon Sphere Anodes for Enhanced Lithium-Ion Storage," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 9861–9868. Link

[104] A. A. Alazemi, V. Etacheri, A. D. Dysart, L-E. Stacke, V. G. Pol, F. Sadeghi, "Ultrasmooth Submicron Carbon Spheres as Lubricant Additives for Friction and Wear Reduction," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (9), 5514–5521. Link

[103] K. K. Mistry, V. G. Pol, M. M. Thackeray, J. Wen, D. J. Miller, A. Erdemir, "Synthesis and Tribology of Micro-Carbon Sphere Additives for Enhanced Lubrication," Tribology Transactions, 2015, 58, 3. Link

[102] V. Etacheri, G. A. Seisenbaeva, J. Caruthers, G. Daniel, J.-M. Nedelec, V. G. Kessler, V. G. Pol, "Ordered Network of Interconnected SnO2 Nanoparticles for Excellent Lithium-Ion Storage," Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, 5, 1614–6840. Link  Link(Cover)

[101] V. G. Pol, Y. Li, F. Dogan, E. Secor, M. M. Thackeray, D. P. Abraham, "Pulsed Sonication for Alumina Coatings on High–Capacity Oxides: Performance in Lithium–Ion Cells," J. Power Sources, 2014, 258, 46–56.

[100] J. M. Calderon–Moreno, V. G. Pol, S. H. Suh, H.K. Shin, M. Popa, "Formation Mechanism and Red Light Emission Photoluminescence of Single–Phase Crystalline Eu2O2 CO3 Nanoplates Compared with Y2O3: Eu Phosphor," J. Nanoscience. Nanotechnol., 2014, 14, 5473–5479.

[99] V. G. Pol, L.K. Shrestha, K. Ariga, "Tunable, Functional Carbon Spheres Derived from Rapid Synthesis of Resorcinol–Formaldehyde Resins," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 9, 10649.

[98] V. G. Pol, E. J Lee, C. S. Johnson, "Spherical Carbon as a New High–Rate Anode for Sodium–Ion Batteries," Electrochim Acta, 2014, 127, 61–67.

[97] V. G. Pol, J. Wen, K–C. Lau, S. Callear, D.T. Bowron, C–K. Lin, S. A. Deshmukh, S. Sankaranarayanan, L. A. Curtiss, W. I. F. David, D. J. Miller, M. M. Thackeray, "Probing the Evolution and Morphology of Hard Carbon Spheres," Carbon, 2014, 68, 104–111 (with cover illustration).

[96] S. A. Deshmukh, G. Kamath, V. G. Pol, S. K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan, "Kinetic Pathways to Control Hydrogen Evolution and Nanocarbon Allotrope Formation via Thermal Decomposition of Polyethylene," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 9706–9714 (with cover illustration).

[95] V. G. Pol, J. Wen, D. J. Miller and M. M. Thackeray, "Sonochemical Deposition of Sn, Sno2 and Sb on Spherical Hard Carbon Electrodes for Li–Ion Batteries," J. Elec. Soc., 2014, 161, A777–A782.

[94] G. A. Seisenbaeva, J. M. Nedelec, G. Daniel, C. Tiseanu, V. Parvulescu, V. G. Pol, L. Abrego, V. G. Kessler, "Mesoporous Anatase TiO2 Nanorods as Thermally Robust Anode Materials for Li–Ion Batteries: Detailed Insight into the Formation Mechanism," Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 17439–17444 (with cover illustration).

[93] W. Weng, V. G. Pol, K. Amine, "Ultrasound Assisted Design of Sulfur/Carbon Cathodes with Partially Fluorinated Ether Electrolytes for Highly Efficient Li/S Batteries," Adv. Mater., 2013, 25, 1608–1615.

[92] V. G. Pol, J–M. Calderon Moreno, M. M. Thackeray, "Autogenic Synthesis of SnO2 Materials and Their Structural, Electrochemical, and Optical Properties," J. Sol. State Chem., 2012, 196, 21–28 (with cover illustration).

[91] P. P. George, V. G. Pol, Y. Koltypin, J. M. Calderon– Moreno, I. Genish, M. Shirly Ben–David and A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of Ni3S2 and Nise Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Carbon Shell and Coating These onto Stainless Steel Surfaces by RAPET," RSC Advances, 2012, 2, 11725–11730.

[90] S. H. Kang, W. Lu, K. Gellagher, S. H. Park, V. G. Pol, "Study of Li1+x(Mn4/9Co1/9Ni4/9)1–xO2 cathode materials for vehicle battery applications," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2011, 158, A936–A941.

[89] J. M. Calderon Moreno, V. G. Pol, M. Popa, "Single–Step Synthesis of Ruthenium Catalytic Nanocrystallites in a Stable Carbon Support," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2011, 18, 2856–2862.

[88] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Dry Autoclaving for the Nanofabrication of Sulfides, Selenides, Borides, Phosphides, Nitrides, Carbides, and Oxides," Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 1179–1190.

[87] P. P. George, V. G. Pol, Y. Koltypin, M. S. Ben–David, I. Genisha, A. Gedanken, "Chemical Reactions Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature to Fabricate Photo–Luminescent Ga2O3 Nanocrystals and their Coatings," RSC Adv., 2011, 1, 619–624.

[86] V. G. Pol, M. M. Thackeray, "Spherical Carbon Particles and Carbon Nanotubes Prepared by Autogenic Reactions: Evaluation as Anodes in Lithium Electrochemical Cells," Energy & Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 1904–1912 (with cover illustration).

[85] M. Narayanan, S. Tong, R. Koritala, B. Ma, V. G. Pol, U. Balachandran, "Sol–Gel Synthesis of High–Quality SrRuO3 Thin–Film Electrodes Suppressing the Formation of Detrimental RuO2 and the Dielectric Properties of Integrated Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Titanate Films," Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 106–113.

[84] J. M. Calderon–Moreno, V. G. Pol, S–H, Suh, M. Popa, "Autogenic Synthesis of Green and Red–Emitting Single–Phase Pr2O2CO3 and Pro1.833 Luminescent Nanopowders," Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 10067–10073. "

[83] V. G. Pol, M. M. Thackeray, S. H. Kang, C.S. Johnson, J. M. Calderon Moreno, "Autogenic Reactions for Preparing Carbon–Encapsulated Nanoparticulate TiO2 Electrodes for Lithium–Ion Batteries," J. Power Sources, 2010, 195, 5039–5043.

[82] V. G. Pol, "Upcycling: Converting Waste Plastics into Paramagnetic, Conducting, Solid, Pure Carbon Microspheres," Environ. Sci. & Tech., 2010, 44, 4753–4759.

[81] S. H. Kang, V. G. Pol, I. Belharouak and M. M. Thackeray, "A Comparison of High Capacity xLi2MnO3·(1−x)LiMO2 (M = Ni, Co, Mn) Cathodes in Lithium–Ion Cells with Li4Ti5O12– and Carbon–Encapsulated Anatase TiO2 Anodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2010, 157, A267–A271. Link

[80] V. G. Pol, P. Thiyagarajan, "Remediating Plastic Waste into Carbon Nanotubes," J. Environ. Monitoring, 2010, 12, 455–459.

[79] V. G. Pol and J. M. Calderon–Moreno, "Fabrication of Luminescent Eu2O3 Superstructures," J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1, 319–322.

[78] V. G. Pol, L. L. Daemen, S. Vogel, G. Chertkov, "Solvent–Free Fabrication of Ferromagnetic Fe3O4 Octahedra," Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49, 920–924.

[77] V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, M. Popa, S. Gohil, G. A. Seisenbaeva, V.G. Kessler, "Methodical Thermolysis of Ba2Ti2(thd)4(OnPr)8(nPrOH)2 Under Autogenous Pressure Followed by Combustion for the Synthesis of Dielectric Tetragonal BaTiO3 Nanopowder," Chem. Asian J., 2009, 4, 1084–1091.

[76] V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, M. Popa, P. Thiyagarajan, "Solvent–Free Fabrication of Rare LaCO3OH Luminescent Superstructures," Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 6417–6424.

[75] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, A. Gedanken, "Core–Shell Vanadium Oxide–Carbon Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Luminescence Properties," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 10500–10504.

[74] V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, P.Thiyagarajan, "Catalyst–Free, One–Step Synthesis of Olivary–Shaped Carbon from Olive Oil," Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2009, 48, 5691–5695. "

[73] V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, S. Acharya, K. Ariga, P. Thiyagarajan, M. Popa, "Synthesis of New Red–Emitting Single–Phase Europium Oxycarbonate," Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 5569–5573.

[72] V. G. Pol, J. M. Calderon–Moreno, P. J. Chupas, R. E. Winans, P. Thiyagarajan, "Synthesis of Monodispersed Prolate Spheroid Shaped Paramagnetic Carbon," Carbon, 2009, 47, 1050–1055.

[71] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, D. Sherman, "A Solvent Free Process for the Generation of Strong, Conducting Carbon Spheres by the Thermal Degradation of Waste Polyethylene Terephthalate," Green Chemistry, 2009, 11, 448–451.

[70] V. G. Pol, P. Thiyagarajan, S. Acharya, K. Ariga, I. Felner, "Superconducting Nanocrystalline Tin Protected by Carbon," Langmuir, 2009, 25, 2582–2584.

[69] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "One–Step Synthesis and Characterization of SiC, Mo2C, and WC Nanostructures," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 1, 709–715.

[68] V. G. Pol, P. Thiyagarajan, "Measurement of Autogenous Pressure and Dissociated Species During The Thermolysis of Mesitylene for the Synthesis of Monodispersed, Pure, Paramagnetic Carbon Particles," Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2009, 48, 1484–1489.

[67] V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, P. Thiyagarajan, "Facile Synthesis of Novel Photoluminescent ZnO Micro and Nanopencils," Langmuir, 2008, 24, 13640–13645.

[66] P. P. George, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, A. Gabashivili, M. Cai, A. M. Mance, L. Feng, M. S. Ruthkosky, "Selective Coating of Anatase and Rutile TiO2 on Carbon via Ultrasound Irradiation: Mitigating Fuel Cell Catalyst Degradation," J. Fuel Cell Sci. Technol., 2008, 5, 41012–41021.

[65] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, C. Stephanie, A. Gedanken, "Facile Synthesis of Photoluminescent ZnS and ZnSe Nanopowders," Langmuir, 2008, 24, 10462–10466.

[64] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "One Pot, Environmentally Benign, Thermal Reaction to Fabricate WSe2 and MoSe2 Nanoplates," J. Nano Research, 2008, 3, 15–24.

[63] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, M. G Sung, and S. Asai, "Effects of a 10 T External Magnetic Field on the Thermal Decomposition of Fe, Ni, and Co Acetyl Acetonates," Langmuir, 2008, 24, 7532–7537.

[62] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Core–Shell Nanorods of SnS–C and SnSe–C: Synthesis and Characterization," Langmuir, 2008, 24, 5135–5139.

[61] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Fabrication of Magnetic Nanoparticles Using the RAPET Technique With or Without Employing an External Magnetic Field," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 6627–6637.

[60] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, Jose M Calderon–Moreno, A. Gedanken, "Facile Synthesis of WSe2 Nanoparticles and Carbon Nanotubes," J. Phys. Chem. C., 2008, 112, 5356–5360.

[59] V. G. Pol, E. Koren, A. Zaban, "Fabrication of Continuous Conducting Gold Wires by Electrospinning," Chem. Mater., 2008, 20, 3055–3062.

[58] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Micro to Nano Conversion: A One–Step, Environmentally Friendly, Solid State, Bulk Fabrication of WS2 and MoS2 Nanoplates," Cryst. Growth & Design, 2008, 8, 1126–1132.

[57] V. G. Pol, P. P. George, S. V. Pol, J. Chen and A. Gedanken, "Combining MoS2 or MoSe2 Nanoflakes with Carbon by Reacting Mo(CO)6 With S or Se Under Their Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature," J. Mater. Sci., 2008, 43, 1966–1973.

[56] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Semiconducting, Magnetic or Superconducting Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Carbon Shells by RAPET Method," Carbon. Sci. Tech., 2008, 1, 46–56.

[55] P. P. George, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, M. A. Slifkin, V. Palchik, "Synthesis of Carbon Encapsulated Nanocrystals of WP by Reacting W(CO)6 With Triphenylphosphine at Elevated Temperature Under Autogenic Pressure," J. Nanoparticle Research, 2007, 10, 1187–1193.

[54] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of Ferromagnetic Core–Shell Nanofibers," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 16781–16786.

[53] C. T. Lo, B. Lee, V. G. Pol, N. L. Dietz Rago, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, P. Thiyagarajan, "Effect of Molecular Properties of Block Copolymers and Nanoparticles on the Morphology of Self–Assembled Bulk Nanocomposites," Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 8302–8310.

[52] V. G. Pol, A. Zaban, "Application of Microwave Superheating for the Synthesis of TiO2 Rods," Langmuir, 2007, 23, 11211–11216.

[51] V. G. Pol, A. Zaban, "Growing TiO2–Based Pillars by Chemisorbed Nanotitania Followed by Annealing," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 14574–14578.

[50] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Encapsulating ZnS and ZnSe Nanocrystals in the Carbon Shell: A RAPET Approach," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 13309–13314.

[49] M. Koltypin, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, D. Aurbach, "The Study of Carbon–Coated V2O5 Nanoparticles as a Potential Cathodic Material for Li Rechargeable Batteries," J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, 2007, A605–A613.

[48] M. Koltypin, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, D. Aurbach, "External Magnetic Field–Induced Mesoscopic Organization of Fe3O4 Pyramids and Carbon Sheets," Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46 (12), 4951–4959.

[47] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, I. Felner, A. Gedanken, "The Thermal Decomposition of Three Magnetic Acetates at Their Autogenic Pressure Yields Different Products, Why?," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 1, 2089–2096.

[46] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, Y. Grinblat, R. K. Selvan, V. G. Kessler, G. A. Seisenbaeva, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Zirconium Titanate and Its Dielectric Properties," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 2484–2489.

[45] C. R. Patra, A. Odani, V. G. Pol, D. Aurbach, A. Gedanken, "Microwave–Assisted Synthesis of Tin Sulfide Nanoflakes and Their Electrochemical Performance as Li–Inserting Materials," J. Solid State Electrochem., 2007, 11, 186–194.

[44] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, N. Perkas, A. Gedanken, "WS2 Breeds With Carbon to Create Wormlike Nanostructure and Assembly: Reaction of W(CO)6 With S Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature in an Inert Atmosphere," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 134–140.

[43] P. P. George, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis and Characterization of Nb2O5@ C Core–shell Nanorods and Nb2O5 Nanorods by Reacting Nb (OEt) 5 via RAPET (Reaction Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperatures) Technique," Nanoscale Res. Lett., 2007, 2, 17–23.

[42] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, J. M. Calderon Moreno, A. Gedanken, "High Yield One–Step Synthesis of Carbon Spheres Produced by Dissociating Individual Hydrocarbons at Their Autogenic Pressure at Low Temperatures," Carbon, 2006, 44, 3285–3292.

[41] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, I. Felner, A. Gedanken, "Critical Current Density in the MgB2 Nanoparticles Prepared Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature," Chem. Phys. Lett., 2006, 433, 115–119.

[40] J. M. Calderon–Moreno, A. Labarta, X. Batlle, D. Crespo, V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, " Magnetic Properties of Dense Graphitic Filaments formed via Thermal Decomposition of Mesitylene in an Applied Electric Field," Carbon, 2006, 44, 2864–2867.

[39] R. K. Selvan, C. O. Augustin, C. Sanjeeviraja, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Optimization of Sintering on the Structural, Electrical and Dielectric Properties of SnO2 Coated CuFe2O4 Nanoparticles," Mater. Chem. Phys., 2006, 99, 109–116.

[38] V. G. Pol, S.V. Pol, J. Calderon–Moreno, M.G. Sung, S. Asai, A. Gedanken, "The Dependence of the Oriented Growth of Carbon Filaments on the Intensity of a Magnetic Field," Carbon, 2006, 14, 1913–1918.

[37] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of WC Nanotubes," Adv. Mater., 2006, 18, 2023–2027.

[36] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, P. P. George, B. Markovsky, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of Conducting SiO2–Carbon Composite from Commercial Silicone Grease and its Conversion to Paramagnetic SiO2 Particles," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 13420–13424.

[35] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, S. H. Lim, Z. Zhong, J. Lin, "Thermal Decomposition of Commercial Silicone Oil to Produce High Yield High Surface Area SiC Nanorods," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 11237–11240.

[34] A. Odoni, V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, D. Aurbach, A. Gedanken, "Testing Carbon?Coated VOx Prepared via Reaction under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature as Li?Insertion Materials," Adv. Mater., 2006, 18, 1431–1436.

[33] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, B. Markovsky, J. M. Calderon–Moreno, A. Gedanken, "Implementation of an Electric Field (AC and DC) for the Growth of Carbon Filaments via Reaction Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperatures of Mesitylene Without Catalyst or Solvent," Chem. Mater., 2006, 18, 1512–1519.

[32] N. Perkas, V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Gold–Induced Crystallization of SiO2 and TiO2 Powders," J. Crystal Growth and Design, 2006, 6, 293–296.

[31] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Growth of Carbon Sausages Filled With In Situ Formed Tungsten Oxide: Thermal Dissociation of Tungsten (VI) Isopropoxide in Isopropanol," New J. Chem., 2006, 30, 370–376.

[30] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, V. Kessler, G. A. Seisenbaeva, L. A. Solovyov and A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of WO3 Nanorods by Reacting WO(OMe)4 Under Autogenic Pressure At Elevated Temperature Followed By Annealing," Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 9938–9945.

[29] R. Harpeness, Z. Peng, L. Xiansong, V. G. Pol, Y. Koltypin, A. Gedanken, "Controlling the Agglomeration of Anisotropic Ru Nanoparticles by the Microwave–Polyol Process," J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 2005, 287, 678–684.

[28] V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, J. Calderon–Moreno, "Sonochemical Deposition of Au Nanoparticles on Titania and Significant Decrease in Melting Point of Gold," J. Nanosci. and Nanotech., 2005, 5. 975–979.

[27] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Frydman, G. N. Churilov, A. Gedanken, "Fabrication and Magnetic Properties of Ni Nanospheres Encapsulated in a Fullerene–Like Carbon," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 9495–9498.

[26] S. Chakraverty, A. Frydman, V.G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "The Effect of a Weak Ferromagnetic Matrix on a System of Nanomagnetic Particles," arXiv, 2005, 0505054.

[25] V. G. Pol, H. Grisaru, A. Gedanken, "Coating Noble Metal Nanocrystals (Ag, Au, Pd and Pt) on Polystyrene Spheres via Ultrasound Irradiation," Langmuir, 2005, 21, 3635–3640.

[24] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, V. G. Kessler, G. A. Seisenbaeva, M. Sung, and S. Asai, "Applied Magnetic Field Rejects the Coating of Ferromagnetic Carbon from the Surface of Ferromagnetic Cobalt: RAPET of CoZr2(acac)2(OiPr)8," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 6121–6125.

[23] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A.Gedanken, "Novel Synthesis of High Surface Area Silicon Carbide By RAPET (Reactions Under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature) of Organosilanes," Chem. Mater., 2005, 17, 1797–1802.

[22] L. Qiu, V. G. Pol, W. Wing, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of Tin Nanorods via a Sonochemical Method Combined with a Polyol Process," Ultrason. Sonoche., 2005, 12, 243–247.

[21] D. N. Srivastava, V. G. Pol, O. Palchik, A. Gedanken, "Preparation of Stable Porous Nickel and Cobalt Oxides Using Simple Inorganic Precursor, Instead of Alkoxides, by a Sonochemical Technique," Ultrason. Sonoche., 2005, 12, 205–212.

[20] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, M–G Sung, A. Shigeo, "Magnetic Field Guided Formation of Long Carbon Filaments (Sausages)," Carbon, 2004, 42, 2738–2741.

[19] V. G. Pol, M. Motiei, J. Calderon–Moreno, M. Yoshimura, A. Gedanken, "Carbon Spherules: Synthesis, Properties and Mechanistic Elucidation," Carbon, 2004, 42, 111–116.

[18] L. Qiu, V. G. Pol, Y. Wei, A. Gedanken, "Synthesis of α–MoTe2 Nanorods Via Annealing Te–Seeded Amorphous MoTe2 Particles," Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 6061–6066.

[17] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Reactions under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature (RAPET) of Various Alkoxides: Formation of Metals/Metal Oxides–Carbon Core–Shell Structures," Chem. Eur. J., 2004, 10, 4467–4473.

[16] R. K. Rana, V. G. Pol, I. Felner, E. Meridor, A. Frydman. A. Gedanken, "Encapsulating a Superconducting Material, MgCNi3, in a Carbon Nanoflask," Adv. Mater., 2004, 16, 972–975.

[15] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, V. G. Kessler, G. A. Seisenbaeva, M. Sung, S. Asai, A. Gedanken, "The Effect of a Magnetic Field on a RAPET (Reaction under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature) of MoO(OMe)4: Fabrication of MoO2 Nanoparticles Coated with Carbon or Separated MoO2 and Carbon Particles," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004, 108 (20), 6322–6327.

[14] S. V. Pol, V. G. Pol, G. Seisenbaeva, V. G. Kessler, A. Gedanken, "Stabilization of Metastable Face–Centered Cubic Cobalt and the Tetragonal Phase of Zirconia by a Carbon Shell: Reaction under Autogenic Pressure at Elevated Temperature of CoZr2 (acac) 2 (OiPr) 8," Chem. Mater., 2004, 16, 1793–1798.

[13] H. Grisaru, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, I. Nowik, "Preparation and Characterization of Cu2SnSe4 Nanoparticles Using a Microwave–Assisted Polyol Method," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2004, 9, 1859–1864.

[12] G. T. Zhou, V. G. Pol, O. Palchik, R. Kerner, E. Sominski, Y. Koltypin, A. Gedanken, "A Fast Synthesis for Zintl Phase Compounds of Na3SbTe3, NaSbTe2 And K3SbTe3 by Microwave Irradiation," J. Solid State Chem., 2004, 177, 361–365.

[11] L. Qiu., V. G. Pol, Y. Wei, A. Gedanken, "Sonochemical Decoration of Multi–Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Nanocrystalline Tin," New J. Chem., 2004, 28, 1056–1059.

[10] V. G. Pol, S. V. Pol, A. Gedanken, Y. Goffer, "Thermal Decomposition of Tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) Produces Silicon Coated Carbon Spheres," J. Mater. Chem., 2004, 14, 966–969.

[9] J. S. Gnanaraj, V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, D. Aurbach, "Improving The High–Temperature Performance of LiMn2O4 Spinel Electrodes by Coating the Active Mass with MgO via a Sonochemical Method," Electrochem. Comm., 2003, 5, 940–945.

[8] G. T. Zhou, O. Palchik, V. G. Pol, E. Sominski, Y. Koltypin, A. Gedanken, "Microwave–Assisted Solid–State Synthesis and Characterization of Intermetallic Compounds of Li3Bi and Li3Sb," J. Mater. Chem., 2003, 13, 2607–2611.

[7] V. G. Pol, M. Motiei, A. Gedanken, J. Calderon–Moreno, Y. Mastai, "Sonochemical Deposition of Air–Stable Iron Nanoparticles on Monodispersed Carbon Spherules," Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 1378–1384.

[6] V. G. Pol, A. Gedanken, J. Calderon–Moreno, "Deposition of Gold Nanoparticles on Silica Spheres: A Sonochemical Approach," Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 1111–1118.

[5] L. Qiu, V. G. Pol, Y. Wei, A. Gedanken, "A Two–Step Process for the Synthesis of MoTe2 Nanotubes: Combining a Sonochemical Process with Heat Treatment," J. Mater. Chem., 2003, 13, 2985–2988.

[4] Q. Li, H. Li, V. G. Pol, I. Bruckental, Y. Koltypin, J. Calderon–M, I. Nowik, A. Gedanken, "Sonochemical Synthesis, Structural and Magnetic Properties of Air–Stable Fe/Co Alloy Nanoparticles," New J. Chem., 2003, 27, 1194–1199.

[3] V. G. Pol, O. Palchik, A. Gedanken, I. Felner, "Synthesis of Europium Oxide Nanorods by Ultrasound Irradiation," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2002, 106, 9737–9743.

[2] V. G. Pol, R. Reisfeld, A. Gedanken, "Sonochemical Synthesis and Optical Properties of Europium Oxide Nanolayer Coated on Titania," Chem. Mater., 2002, 14, 3920–3924.

[1] V. G. Pol, D. N. Srivastava, O. Palchik, V. Palchik, M. A. Slifkin, A. M. Weiss, A. Gedanken, "Sonochemical Deposition of Silver Nanoparticles on Silica Spheres," Langmuir, 2002, 18, 3352–3357.


Proceedings

[2] V. G. Pol, V. Etacheri, G. Seisenbaeva, V. G. Kesseler, "Mesoporous, Nanocrystalline SnO2 Anodes for Excellent Lithium Ion Storage," 14th Annual AIChE meeting, Atlanta, 2014, 202b. Link

[1] V. G. Pol, and M. M. Thackeray, "Autogenic Reactions for Fabricating Lithium Battery Electrode Materials," Ceram. Eng. Sci. Proc., 2011, 32 (3), 185–194. Link



Books


Research Monograph

V.G. Pol "Sonochemical deposition of various nanoparticles on desired substrates and their structural, morphological, and optical study" VDM Publishing House Itd., Mauritius, 2009. Link(Amazon)

Edited Works

Belharouak and V.G. Pol (Editors), "Advances in Inorganic Phosphate Materials, Ceramic Transactions, Volume 233," Wiley, 2012, Edited by, ISBN: 978–1–1182–7376–0. Link(Publisher) Link(Amazon)

Book Chapters

V.G. Pol, S.V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "A Precursor decomposition method for the fabrication of carbon–related materials," Recent Research activities of Micro and Nano–scale Carbon Related Materials, Transworld Research Network, India, Edited by Hiroaki Miyagawa, 2008, 163–194. Link(Publisher)
V.G. Pol, S.V. Pol, A. Gedanken, "Properties of nanostructured metal oxides synthesized by the approach," "Metal Oxide Nanostructures and their Applications," American Scientific Publishers, 25650 North Lewis Way, Stevenson Ranch, California, 91381, USA, 2008. Link(Publisher) Link(Amazon)