Publications

Most Recent Years

2015

A. Burnin, J.J. BelBruno and U.J. Gibson, "Evidence of chromium-cobalt binary cluster formation by pulsed laser evaporation”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 380, 7-11 (2015).

2014

S. Antwi-Boampong, J.S. Peng, J. Carlan and J.J. BelBruno, "A molecularly imprinted fluoral-p/polyaniline double layer sensor system for selective sensing of formaldehyde”, Sensors Journal, IEEE 14, 1490-1498 (2014).

Sadik Antwi-Boampong, Kristina Mani, Jean Carlan and Joseph J. BelBruno, “A selective molecularly imprinted polymer-carbon nanotube sensor for cotinine sensing.”Journal of Molecular Recognition 27, 57-63(2014).

2013

Yuan Liu, Sadik Antwi-Boampong, Joseph J. BelBruno, Mardi A. Crane, and Susanne E. Tanski. "Detection of secondhand cigarette smoke via nicotine using conductive polymer films." Nicotine & Tobacco Research (2013). doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntt007

Jinpeng Lv, Chundong Li, and J. J. BelBruno. "Defect evolution on the optical properties of H+-implanted ZnO whiskers." CrystEngComm 15, 5620-5625 (2013).

Jinpeng Lv, Chundong Li, and J. J. BelBruno. "Characteristics of point defects on the optical properties of ZnO: revealed by Al–H co-doping and post-annealing." RSC Adv. 3, 8652-8656 (2013).

Sadik Antwi‐Boampong, Yuan Liu, Asta Richter, and Joseph J. BelBruno. "Effect of the host polymer on the nanomechanical and morphological properties of templated polymer films." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 130, 877-883 (2013).

April D. Lewoczko, Joseph J. BelBruno, and Stefan T. Bromley. "Effect of spin ordering on structure and structural transitions in the (MnS)6 magic cluster." Chemical Physics Letters 556, 207-210 (2013).

Sadik Antwi-Boampong and Joseph J. BelBruno. "Detection of formaldehyde vapor using conductive polymer films." Sensors and Actuators B 182, 300-306 (2013).

April D. Lewoczko and Joseph J. BelBruno. "Impact of surface steps and oxygen pre-coverage on the adsorption of methylamine on gold." Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 4707-4714 (2013).

2012

Gian Giacomo Asara, April D. Lewoczko, Andrei Burnin, Joseph J. BelBruno, and Stefan T. Bromley. "Interplay between Magnetism and Magicness in Nanoclusters." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 20625-20632 (2012).

Asta Richter and Joseph J. BelBruno. "Characterization of functional states in nicotine and cotinine imprinted poly (vinylphenol) films by nanoindentation." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 124, 2798-2806 (2012).

S.W.R. Dunbar and J.J. BelBruno, “Molecularly imprinted polymer-carbon nanotube sensor targeted to cotinine”, Chemical Sensors, 2, 14 (2012).

2011

A. Daigle and J.J. BelBruno, "Density Functional Theory Study of the Adsorption of Nitrogen and Sulfur Atoms on Gold (111), (100), and (211) Surfaces", J. Physical Chemistry C DOI: 10.1021/jp2071327 (2011).

A. Daigle and J.J. BelBruno, "Density functional theory study of the adsorption of oxygen atoms on gold (111), (100) and (211) surfaces", Surface Science 605, 1313 (2011).

A. Richter and J.J. BelBruno, "Characterization of functional states in nicotine- and cotinine-imprinted poly(4-vinylphenol) films by nanoindentation", J. Applied Polymer Science DOI:10.1002/app.35270 (2011).

J.J. BelBruno, G. Zhang and U.J. Gibson, "Capacitive sensing of amino acids in molecularly imprinted nylon films", Sensors and Actuators B 155, 915 (2011).

2010

J.J. BelBruno and A. Burnin, "Small germanium sulfide clusters: mass spectrometry and density functional calculations", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 8557 (2010).

2009

S.E. Campbell, M. Collins, Lie Xie, Lei and J.J. BelBruno, “Surface morphology of spin-coated molecularly imprinted polymer films”, Surface and Interface Analysis 41, 347 (2009).

J. J. BelBruno, E. Sanville, A. Burnin, A. K. Muhangi and A. Malyutin, “Structural Calculations and Experimental Detection of Small GamSn Clusters Using Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 478, 132 (2009).

J.J. BelBruno, “Molecularly Imprinted Polymers: Artificial Receptors with Wide-Ranging Applications”, Micro and Nanosystems (2009), Invited Review-in press.

2008

J.J. BelBruno, A. Richter and U. Gibson, “Amazing pores:  processing morphology and functional states of molecularly imprinted polymers as sensing materials”, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 438, 179 (2008).

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Oxidation of catechol to 2-hydroxymuconic semialdehyde”,   THEOCHEM 856, 71 (2008).

J.J. BelBruno, “Adsorption of ZnO, (ZnO)2 and (ZnO)3 on MgO(001).”, Surface Science 602  1837 (2008).

S.E. Campbell and J.J. BelBruno, “Nanoindentation study of thin film molecularly imprinted polymers”, Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 6-10, 2008  (2008).

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Computational treatment of the microsolvation of neutral and zwitterionic forms of alanine”, THEOCHEM 850, 111 (2008).

2007

R. Smith, S.D. Kenny, J.J. BelBruno and R.E. Palmer, “Modelling the structure and dynamics of metal atom nanoclusters deposited on graphite”, Chemical Physics of Solid Surfaces 12, 589 (2007).

E. Sanville and J.J. BelBruno, “Electronic and geometric structure calculations of adsorption of small (ZnO)i clusters (i=1-4) on graphite”, Physical Review B  76, 085412 (2007).

A. Richter,  H. Gojzewski and J.J. Belbruno,  “Visco-elastic properties of thin nylon films using multi-cycling nanoindentation”   Int. J. Materials Research  98, 414 (2007).

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Mechanisms of decarboxylation of ortho-substituted benzoic acids”, THEOCHEM 807, 1 (2007). 

J.J. BelBruno, A. Richter, S.E. Campbell and U.J. Gibson, “Detection of functional states of molecularly imprinted thin films with multi-cycling nanoindentation”, Polymer, 48, 1679 (2007).

2006

A. Richter, U.J. Gibson, M. Nowicki and J.J. BelBruno, “Processing and morphology of molecularly imprinted nylon thin films”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci, 101, 2919 (2006). 

A. Richter, M. Gruner, J.J. BelBruno, U.J. Gibson and M. Nowicki,  ”Nanomechanical measurements on glutamine molecularly imprinted nylon films”, Colloids and Surfaces, A 284/285, 401 (2006). 

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Theoretical study of carboxylic acids with explicit water molecules”, THEOCHEM 763, 199 (2006).

R. Smith, C. Nock, S. D. Kenny, J.J. BelBruno, M. Di Vece, S. Palomba and R.E. Palmer, “Modeling the pinning of Au and Ni clusters on graphite”, Physical Review B 73, 
125429 (2006).

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Oxidation of catechol to muconic acid: A theoretical study”, THEOCHEM, 761, 209 (2006).

E. Sanville and J.J. BelBruno, “Adsorption of (ZnS)i (i=1-4) clusters on graphite surfaces”, Physical Review B 73, 085416 (2006).

K. Chuchev and J.J. BelBruno, “Rotation barriers in condensed rings: an extension of Clar's stability rule”, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 19, 115 (2006).

E. Sanville, A.  Burnin and J.J. BelBruno, “Experimental and Computational Study of Small (n = 1-16) Stoichiometric Zinc and Cadmium Chalcogenide Clusters”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 110, 2378 (2006).