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(68) C. W. Neil, R. P. Hjelm, M. E. Hawley, E. B. Watkins, C. B. Cockreham, D. Wu, Y. Mao, M. Cheshire, T. B. Fischer, M. R. Stokes, H. Xu, “Probing Enhanced Oil Recovery in Shale Nanopores with Small-Angle Neutron Scattering”, 2020, in preparation [link|pdf]

(67) D. Wang, Y. Chen, H. Jiang, J. Tan, Y. An, Y. Chen, Y. Wu, H. Sun, B. Shen, J. Zhao, J. Liu, H. Ling, D. Wu, X. Han, S. Xu, “Structure–Property–Energetics Relationship of Organosulfide Separation Using Cu(I)/Cu(II)-BTC Edited by Valence Engineering”, 2020, in preparation [link|pdf]

(66) C. B. Cockreham, X. Zhang, A. Lau, M. Long, X. Guo, H. Xu, D. Wu, “Thermal Evolution and Resulted Microstructural Changes in Kerogen-Rich Marcellus Shale”, 2020, under review ACS Earth Space Chem. [link|pdf]

(65) A.C. Strzelecki, K.W. Kriegsman, P. Estevenon, V. G. Goncharov, J. Bai, S. Szenknect, A. Mesbah, D. Wu, J.S. McCloy, N. Dacheux, X. Guo, “High Temperature Thermodynamics of Cerium Silicates, A-Ce2Si2O7, and Ce4.67(SiO4)3O”, 2020, under review ACS Earth Space Chem. [link|pdf]

(64) X. Zhang, N. Chaudhary, M. R. Hawkins, C. B. Cockreham, C. Yang, J. Shangguan, A. J. R. Hensley, YH. Chin, S. Ha, JS. McEwen, D. Wu, “Determining the Hydration Energetics on Carbon-Supported Ru Catalysts: An Adsorption Calorimetry and Density Functional Theory Study”, 2020, in revision Catal. Today [link|pdf]

(63) A.C. Strzelecki, C. Bourgeois, K.W. Kriegsman, P. Estevenon, N, Wei, S. Szenknect, A. Mesbah, D. Wu, R.C. Ewing, N. Dacheux, X. Guo, “Thermodynamics of CeSiO4: Implications for Actinide Orthosilicates”, 2020, in press Inorg. Chem. [link|pdf]

(62) E. Hammond-Pereira, K. Bryant, T. R. Graham, C. Yang, D. Wu, S. R. Saunders, “Mesoporous Silica-encapsulated Gold Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Active Solvent-free Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation”, 2020, in press React. Chem. Eng. [link|pdf]

(61) C. W. Neil, R. P. Hjelm, M. E. Hawley, E. B. Watkins, C. B. Cockreham, D. Wu, Y. Mao, T. B. Fischer, M. R. Stokes, H. Xu, “Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) Characterization of Cay- and Carbonate-rich Shale at Elevated Pressures”, Energy Fuels 2020, 34 (7), 8178-8185 [link|pdf]

(60) X. Zhang,  C. B. Cockreham, Z. Huang, H. Sun, C. Yang, O. M. Flores, B. Wang, X. Guo, S. Ha, H. Xu, D. Wu, “Thermodynamics of Water–Cationic Species–Framework Guest–Host Interactions within Transition Metal Ion-Exchanged Mordenite Relevant to Selective Anaerobic Oxidation of Methane to Methanol”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11 (12), 4774-4784 [link|pdf]

(59) H. Jiang, D. Wang, J. Tan, Y, Chen, Y. An, Y, Chen, Y. Wu, H. Sun,  B. Shen, D. Wu, J. Liu, H. Ling, J. Zhao, Y. Tong “In Situ Hydrothermal Conversion of Silica Gel Precursors to Binderless Zeolite X Pellets for Enhanced Adsorptive Separation of Olefin”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2020, 59 (21), 9997-10009 [link|pdf]

(58) X. Zhang, C. B. Cockreham, E. Yılmaz, G. Li, N. Li, S. Ha, L. Fu, J. Qi, H. Xu, D. Wu, “Energetic Cost for Being “Redox-Site-Rich” in Pseudocapacitive Energy Storage with Nickel – Aluminum Layered Double Hydroxide Materials”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11 (9), 3745-3753 [link|pdf]

(57) Z. Huang, M. Zhou, Z. Cao, Z. Tang, Y. Zhang, J. Duan, J. Qi, X. Guo, T. Lu, D. Wu, “He Irradiation-induced Lattice Distortion and Surface Blistering of Gd2Zr2O7 Defect-fluorite Ceramics”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2020, 103 (5), 3425-3435 [link|pdf]

(56) H. Li, J. Sun, G. Li, D. Wu, Y. Wang, “Real-time Monitoring of the Surface Acetone Enolization and Aldolization”, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2020, 10, 935-939 [link|pdf] (Highlighted as Inside Back Cover)

(55) C. Deng, M. L. Lau, C. Ma, P. Skinner, Y. Liu, W. Xu, H. Zhou, X. Zhang, D. Wu, Y. Yin, Y. Ren, J. Perez, D. Jaramillo, P. Barnes, D. Hou, M. Dahl, B. Williford, C. Zheng, H. Xiong, “A Mechanistic Study of Mesoporous TiO2 Nanoparticle Negative Electrode Material with Varying Crystallinity for Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Mater. Chem. A 2020, 8, 3333-3343 [link|pdf]

(54) C. B. Cockreham, X. Zhang, V. G. Goncharov, X. Guo, H. Xu, D. Wu, “Dehydration Pathway of CoF2·4H2O Revisited by Integrated Ex Situ and In Situ Calorimetric and Structural Studies”,  J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124 (6), 3551-3556 [link|pdf]

(53) J. Wang, E. Yılmaz, R. Zhang, X. Guo, H. Sun, B. Wang, D. Wu, “Hydration Energetics of a Diamine-appended Metal – Organic Framework Carbon Capture Sorbent”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124 (1), 398-403 [link|pdf]

(52) Y. Yang, Z. Huang, C. Shi, J. Duan, H. Wang, D. Wu, J. Qi, T. Lu “Liquid–Solid–Solution Synthesis of Ultrafine Gd2Zr2O7 Nanoparticles with Yield Enhancement”, Ceram. Inter. 2020, 46 (1), 1216-1219 [link|pdf]


(51) H. Sun, D. Wu, “Recent Advances in Experimental Thermodynamics of Metal – Organic Frameworks”, Powder Diffr. 2019, 34 (4), 297-301 (Invited Review Article) [link|pdf]

(50) C. B. Cockreham, X. Zhang, H. Li, J. Sun, Y. Wang, H. Xu, D. Wu, “Inhibition of AlF3·3H2O Impurity Formation in Ti3C2Tx MXene Synthesis under a Unique CoFx/HCl Etching Environment”, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2 (11), 8145-8152 [link|pdf]

(49) D. Wang, H. Jiang, J. Tan, Y, Chen, Y. An, Y, Chen, Y. Wu, C. Liu, H. Sun, D. Wu, B. Shen, “Manipulation of Oxidation States of Copper Species within Cu-BTC Using Na2S2O3 as a New Strategy for Enhanced Adsorption of Organosulfide”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58 (42), 19503-19510 [link|pdf]

(48) A. Navrotsky, K. Lilova, D. Wu, M. Asta, “Thermodynamics of Complex Solids”, J. Mater.Res. 2019, 34 (19), 3241-3242 [link|pdf]

(47) G. Li, S. Sarwar, X. Zhang, C. Yang, X. Guo, X. Zhang, D. Wu, “Surface Energetics of Carbon Nano-tubes Based Nanocomposites Fabricated by Microwave-Assisted Approach” J. Mater.Res. 2019, 34 (19), 3361-3367 [link|pdf]

(46) X. Guo, S. V. Ushakov, T. Shvareva, H. Xu, D. Wu, A Navrotsky, “Energetics of Surface Hydration of Uranium Oxides”, J. Mater.Res. 2019, 34 (19), 3319-3325 [link|pdf]

(45) H. Sun, H. Jiang, R. Kong, D. Ren, D. Wang, J. Tan, D. Wu, W. Zhu, B. Shen, “Tuning n-Alkane Adsorption on Mixed-linker ZIF-8-90 via Controllable Ligand Hybridization: Insight into the Confinement from an Energetics Perspective”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58 (29), 13274-13283 [link|pdf]

(44) G. Li, X. Zhang, D. Qiu, C. Yang, C. Cockreham, Z. Liu, B. Wang, L. Fu, J. Zhang, B. Sudduth, X. Guo, H. Sun, Z. Huang, J. Qi, J. Sun, S. Ha, Y. Wang, D. Wu, “Tuning Ni/Al Ratio to Enhance Pseudocapacitive Charge Storage Properties of Nickel – Aluminum Layered Double Hydroxide”, Adv. Electron. Mater. 2019, 5 (8), 1900215 [link|pdf]

(43) H. Sun, D. Ren, R. Kong, D. Wang, H. Jiang, J. Tan, D. Wu, S. Chen, B. Shen, “Tuning 1-hexene/n-hexane Adsorption on MOF-74 via Constructing Co-Mg Bimetallic Frameworks”, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2019, 284, 151-160 [link|pdf]

(42) M. Zhou, Z. Huang, N. Ma, J. Qi, H. Zhang, X. Guo, D. Wu, Y. Zhang, T. Lu, “Rapid Preparation of Dense Gd2Zr2O7 Nano-grain Ceramics by Microwave Sintering in Air”, Ceram. Int. 2019, 45 (8), 10930-10935 [link|pdf]

(41) Z. Huang, N. Ma, J. Qi, X. Guo, M. Yang, Z. Tang, Y. Zhang, Y. Han, D. Wu, T. Lu, “Defect-Fluorite Gd2Zr2O7 Ceramics under Helium Irradiation: Amorphization, Cell Volume Expansion, and Bubble Formation”,  J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2019, 102 (8), 4911-4918 [link|pdf]

(40) R. Chen, J .Qi, X. Guo, D. Ye, X. Wang, Q. Shi, D. Wu, Z. Liao, T. Lu, “Surface Morphology and Microstructure Evolution of B4C Ceramic Hollow Microspheres Prepared by Wet Coating Method on a Pyrolysis Substrate”, Ceram. Int. 2019, 45 (6), 7916-7922 [link|pdf]

(39) Z. Huang, W. Han, Z. Feng, J. Qi, D. Wu, N Wei, Z Tang, Y Zhang, J Duan, T Lu, “The Effects of Precipitants on Co-precipitation Synthesis of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Nanocrystalline Powders”, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2019, 90 (2), 359–368 [link|pdf]


(38) F. Zeng, J. Qi,  X. Huang, X. Guo, Y. Yu, X. Cao, Y. Wang, D. Wu, C. Meng, T. Lu, “Planetary Ball-milling of AlON Powder for Highly Transparent Ceramics”, 2018,  J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2018, 102 (5), 2377-2389 [link|pdf]

(37) H. Sun, Z. Sun, B. Shen, J. Liu, G. Li, D. Wu, Y. Zhang, “One-Pot Synthesis of Binderless Zeolite A Spheres via In-Situ Hydrothermal Conversion of Silica Gel Precursors”, AIChE J. 2018, 64 (11), 4027-4038 [link|pdf]

(36) D. Qiu, L. Fu, C. Zhan, J. Lu, D. Wu, “Seeding Iron Trifluoride Nanoparticles on Reduced Graphite Oxide for Lithium-Ion Batteries with Enhanced Loading and Stability”, 2018,  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10 (35), 29505-29510 [link|pdf]

(35) R. Chen, J. Qi, L. Su, Q. Shi, X. Guo, D. Wu, T. Lu, Z. Liao, “Rapid Preparation and Uniformity Control of B4C Ceramic Double-Curvature Shells: Aim to Advance Its Applications as ICF Capsules”, J. Alloys Compd. 2018, 762, 67-72 [link|pdf]

(34) H. Sun, X. Lei, J. Tan, Z. Sun, X. Han, J. Liu, B. Shen, X. Zhang, X. Guo, D. Wu, “Tuning the Catalytic Activity and Stability of Al-Ti Bimetallic Species Immobilized on MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 for 1-Decene Oligomerization”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2018, 57 (19), 6664-6672 [link|pdf]

(33) H. Sun, X. Lei, B. Shen, H. Zhang, J. Liu, G. Li, D. Wu, “Rheological Properties and Viscosity Reduction of South China Sea Crude Oil”, J. Energy Chem. 2018, 27 (4), 1198-1207 [link|pdf]


(32) G. Li, H. Sun, H. Xu, X. Guo, D. Wu, “Probing the Energetics of Molecule – Material Interactions at Interfaces and in Nanopores”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121 (47), 26141-26154 [link|pdf] (Invited Review Article, featured as Front Cover)

(31) C. Shan, H. Yen, K. Wu, Q. Lin, M. Zhou, X. Guo, D. Wu, H. Zhang, G. Wu, H. Wang, “Functionalized Fullerenes for Highly Efficient Lithium Ion Storage: Structure-Property-Performance Correlation with Energy Implications”, Nano Energy 2017, 40, 327-335 [link|pdf]

(30) H. Sun, X. Hao, K. Liu, B. Shen, J. Liu, D. Wu, X. Shi, “Metal-Modified Cu-BTC for Highly-Enhanced Adsorption of Organosulfur Species”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2017, 56 (34), 9541-9550 [link|pdf]

(29) M. Niu, H. Wang, J. Chen, L. Su, D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Structure and Energetics of SiOC and SiOC Modified Carbon-bonded Carbon Fiber Composites”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2017, 100 (8), 3693-3702 [link|pdf]

(28) G. Sharma, E. Muthuswamy, M. Naguib, Y. Gogotsi, A. Navrotsky, D. Wu, “Calorimetric Study of Alkali Metal Ion (K+, Na+, Li+) Exchange in a Clay-like MXene”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121 (28), 15145-15153 [link|pdf]

(27) L. Fu, H. Yang, Y. Hu, D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Tailoring Mesoporous γ-Al2O3 Properties by Transition Metal Doping: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study”, Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 1338-1349 [link|pdf]

(26) M. Zhou, Z. Huang, J. Qi, N. Wei, D. Wu, Q. Zhang, S. Wang, Z. Feng, T. Lu, “Densification and Grain Growth of Gd2Zr2O7 Nanoceramics during Pressureless Sintering”, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 2017, 37 (3), 1059-1065 [link|pdf]


(25) X. Guo, S. Szenknect, A. Mesbah, N. Clavier, C. Poinssot, D. Wu, H. Xu, N. Dacheux, R. C. Ewing, A. Navrotsky, “Energetics of Uranothorite (Th1-xUxSiO4) Solid Solution”, Chem. Mater. 2016, 28 (19), 7117-7124 [link|pdf]

(24) X. Guo, C. Lipp, E. Tiferet, A. Lanzirotti, M. Newville, M. H. Engelhard, D. Wu, E. S. Ilton, S. Sutton, H. Xu, P. C. Burns, A. Navrotsky, “Structure and Thermodynamic Stability of UTa3O10, a U(V) – Bearing Compound”, Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 18892–18899 [link|pdf]

(23) N. Liu, X. Guo, A. Navrotsky, Li Shi, D. Wu, “Thermodynamic Complexity of Sulfated Zirconia Catalysts”, J. Catal. 2016, 342, 158-163 [link|pdf]

(22) H. Sun, D. Wu, K. Liu, X. Guo, A. Navrotsky, “Energetics of Alkali and Alkaline Earth Ion-exchanged Zeolite A”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120 (28), 15251-15256 [link|pdf]

(21) X. Guo, D. Wu, H. Xu, P. C. Burns, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamic Studies of Studtite Thermal Decomposition Pathways via Amorphous Intermediates UO3, U2O7, and UO4”, J. Nucl. Mater. 2016, 478, 158-163 [link|pdf]

(20) D. Wu, X. Guo, H. Sun, A. Navrotsky, “Interplay of Confinement and Surface Energetics in the Interaction of Water with a Metal – Organic Framework”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120 (14), 7562-7567 [link|pdf]

(19) J. Chen, S. W. King, E. Muthuswamy, A. Koryttseva, D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamic Stability of Low-k Amorphous SiOCH Dielectric Films”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2016, 99 (8), 2752-2759 [link|pdf]

(18) H. Sun, B. Shen, D. Wu, X. Guo, D. Li, “Supported Al-Ti Bimetallic Catalysts for 1-Decene Oligomerization: Activity, Stability and Deactivation Mechanism”, J. Catal. 2016, 339, 84-92 [link|pdf]

(17) X. Guo, E. Tiferet, L. Qi, A. Lanzirotti, M. Newville, M. H. Engelhard, R. K. Kukkadapu, D. Wu, E. S. Ilton, M. Asta, S. R. Sutton, H. Xu, A. Navrotsky, “U(V) in Metal Uranates: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study of MgUO4, CrUO4 and FeUO4”, Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 4622-4632 [link|pdf]

(16) Z. Akimbekov, D. Wu, C. Brozek, M. Dinca, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamics of Solvent Interaction with the Metal – Organic Framework MOF-5”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 1158-1162 [link|pdf] (top 50 of 2016 most accessed PCCP articles)


(15) D. Wu, X. Guo, H. Sun, A. Navrotsky, “Energy Landscape of Water and Ethanol on Silica Surfaces”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (27), 15428-15433 [link|pdf]

(14) D. Wu, X. Guo, H. Sun, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamics of Methane Adsorption on Copper HKUST-1 at Low Pressure”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6 (13), 2439-2443 [link|pdf]

(13) D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Probing the Energetics of Organic – Nanoparticle Interactions: Ethanol on Calcite”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2015, 112, 5314-5318 [link|pdf]

(12) Q. Qi, X. M. Xie, Y. Wang, J. Wang, L. Xiao, N. Wei, D. Wu, T. C. Lu, “Non-isothermal and Isothermal Oxidation Behaviors of AlON Translucent Ceramic in Air”, Mater.Corros. 2015, 66 (4), 328-333 [link|pdf]

(11) D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamics of Metal – Organic Frameworks”, J. Solid State Chem. 2015, 223, 53-58 [link|pdf]

(10) D. Wu, T. M. McDonald, Z. Quan, S. V. Ushakov, P. Zhang, J. R. Long, A. Navrotsky, “Thermodynamic Complexity of Carbon Capture in Alkylamine-Functionalized Metal – Organic Frameworks”, J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 4248-4254 [link|pdf]

(9) H. Sun, D. Wu, X. Guo, B. Shen, A. Navrotsky, “Energetics of Sodium – Calcium Exchanged Zeolite A”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 11198-11203 [link|pdf]

(8) H. Sun, D. Wu, X. Guo, B. Shen, A. Navrotsky, “Energetics and Structural Evolution of Na – Ca Exchanged Zeolite A during Heating”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 9241-9247 [link|pdf]


(7) H. Sun, D. Wu, X. Guo, B. Shen, J. Liu, A. Navrotsky, “Energetics of Confinement of Hexane in Ca – Na Ion Exchanged Zeolite A”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118 (44), 25590-25596 [link|pdf]

(6) Y. Wang, X. M. Xie, J. Q. Qi, J. Wang, D. Wu, X. Guo, N. Wei, T. C. Lu, “Two-step Preparation of AlON Transparent Ceramics with Powder Synthesized by Novel Aluminothermic Reduction and Nitridation Method”, J. Mater. Res. 2014, 29 (19) 2325-2331 [link|pdf]

(5) Z. Quan, D. Wu, J. Zhu, W. H. Evers, J. M. Boncella, L. A. Siebbeles, Z. Wang, A. Navrotsky, H. Xu, “Energy Landscape of Self-Assembled Superlattices of PbSe Nanocrystals”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2014, 111, 9054-9057 [link|pdf]

(4) J. Q. Qi, Y. Wang, X. M. Xie, Y. Wang, J. Zhou, N. Wei, J. Wang, D. Wu, T. C. Lu, “Effects of Al2O3 Phase Composition on AlON Powder Synthesis via Aluminothermic Reduction and Nitridation”, Int. J. Mater. Res. 2014, 105 (4), 409-412 [link|pdf]

(3) D. Wu, S. Hwang, S. I. Zones, A. Navrotsky, “Guest – Host Interactions of a Rigid Organic Molecule in Porous Silica Frameworks”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2014, 111, 1720-1725 [link|pdf]


(2) D. Wu, A. Navrotsky, “Small Molecule – Silica Interactions in Porous Silica Structures”, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 2013, 109, 38-50 [link|pdf]

(1) D. Wu, J. J. Gassensmith, D. Gouvêa, S. Ushakov, J. F. Stoddart, A. Navrotsky, “Direct Calorimetric Measurement of Enthalpy of Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide on CD-MOF-2, a Green Metal – Organic Framework”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (18), 6790-6793 [link|pdf]

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