Publications of Stephen E. Rankin

Book Chapters

  1. S.E. Rankin, "Synthesis of Controlled-Porosity Ceramics Using Bicontinuous Liquid Crystals," in M.L. Lynch and P.T. Spicer, eds., Bicontinuous Liquid Crystals , Taylor and Francis: Boca Raton, FL, pp. 243-284 (2005). ISBN 1-57444-449-2

In Refereed Journals

  1. S. Joshi, A. Rao, H.-J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Interfacial Molecular Impinting of Stoeber Particle Surfaces: A Simple Approach to Targeted Saccharide Adsorption," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2014 428: 101-110. [Article]

  2. M.S. Rahman, J. Ambati, S. Joshi and S.E. Rankin, "Incorporation of Isolated Ti Sites into Mesoporous Silica Thin Films by Sugar Surfactant Complexation," Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2014 190: 74-83. [Article]

  3. S. Das, Q.L. Wu, R.K. Garlapalli, S. Nagpure, J. Strzalka, Z. Jiang and S.E. Rankin, "In-Situ GISAXS Investigation of Pore Orientation Effects on the Thermal Transformation Mechanism in Mesoporous Titania Thin Films," J. Phys. Chem. C 2014 118: 968-976. [Article]

  4. D.M. Schlipf, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Pore-Size Dependent Protein Adsorption and Protection from Proteolytic Hydrolysis in Tailored Mesoporous Silica Particles," ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2013 5: 10111-10117. [Article]

  5. E.D. Oldham, S. Seelam, C. Lemac, R.J. Aguilerac, J. Fiegeld, S.E. Rankin, B.L. Knutson, and H.-J. Lehmler, "Synthesis, Surface Properties and Biocompatibility of 1,2,3-Triazole-containing Alkyl beta-D-xylopyranoside Surfactants," Carb. Res. 2013 379: 68-77. [Article]

  6. R. Xing and S.E. Rankin, "Three Stage Multilayer Formation Kinetics during Adsorption of an Anionic Fluorinated Surfactant onto Germanium: Solution pH and Salt Effects," J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2013 401: 88-96. [Article]

  7. K. Ghosh, S.E. Rankin, H.-J. Lehmler and B.L. Knutson, "Processing of Surfactant Templated Nano-Structured Silica Films Using Compressed Carbon Dioxide as Interpreted from In Situ Fluorescence Spectroscopy," J. Phys. Chem. B 2012 116: 11646-11655. [Artice]

  8. Q.L. Wu, J. Li, R.D. Deshpande, N. Subramanian, S.E. Rankin, F. Yang and Y.T. Cheng, "Aligned TiO2 Nanotube Arrays as Durable Lithium-Ion Battery Netagive Electrodes," J. Phys. Chem. C 2012 116: 18669-18667. [Article]

  9. X. Li and S.E. Rankin, "Multiscale Modeling of the Effects of Unlimited 4-membered Ring Formation on Sol-Gel Silica Film Molecular Structure," AIChE Journal 2013 59: 707-718. [Article]

  10. J. Ambati, H. Saiyed and S.E. Rankin, "DFT Investigation of NH3 Physisorption on CuSO4 Impregnated SiO2," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012 14: 6617-6627, [Article]

  11. J. Ambati, A.M. Lopez, D. Cochran, P. Wattamwar, K. Bean, T.D. Dziubla and S.E. Rankin, "Engineered Silica Nanocarriers as a High-payload Delivery Vehicle for Antioxidant Enzymes," Acta Biomaterialia 2012 8: 2096-2103. [Article]

  12. J. Ambati, Y. Song, S.E. Rankin and H.J. Lehmler, "Density Functional Theory Study of Semiquinone Radical Anions of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Syn- and Anti-like Conformation," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2012 116: 1586-1595. [Article]

  13. Q.L. Wu, N. Subramanian, J. Strzalka, Z. Jiang and S.E. Rankin, "Tuning the mesopore structure of 3D hexagonal thin films using butanol as a co-solvent," Thin Solid Films 2012 520: 3558-3566. [Article]

  14. W. Xu, G. Osei-Prempeh, F.C Lema Herrera, E.D. Oldham, R.J. Aguilera, S. Parkin, S.E. Rankin, B.L. Knutson and H.-J. Lehmler, "Synthesis, Thermal Properties and Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Hydrocarbon and Fluorocarbon Alkyl beta-D-xylopyranoside Surfactants," Carbohydrate Res. 2012 349: 12-23. [Article]

  15. K. Ghosh, H.-J. Lehmer, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Supercritical carbon dioxide swelling of fluorinated and hydrocarbon surfactant templates in mesoporous silica thin films," J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2012 367: 183-192. [Article]

  16. Q.L. Wu and S.E. Rankin, "Tuning the Wall Thickness and Pore Orientation in Mesoporous Titania Films Prepared by Low-Temperature Aging," J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2011 60: 81-90. [Article]

  17. Y. Song, J. Ambati, S. Parkin, S.E. Rankin, L.W. Robertson and H.J. Lehmler, "Crystal Structure and Density Functional Theory Studies of Quinone Metabolites of Polychlorinated Biphenyls," Chemosphere 2011 85: 386-392. [Article]

  18. J. Ambati and S.E. Rankin, "Reaction-Induced Phase Separation of Bis(triethoxysilyl)ethane upon Sol-gel Polymerization in Acidic Conditions," J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2011 362: 345-353. [Article]

  19. Q.L. Wu, N. Subramanian and S.E. Rankin, "Hierarchically Porous Titania Thin Film prepared by Controlled Phase Separation and Surfactant Templating," Langmuir 2011 27: 9557-9566. [Article]

  20. Q.L. Wu and S.E. Rankin, "Tuning the Mesopore Size of Titania Thin Films Using a Polymeric Swelling Agent," J. Phys. Chem. C 2011 115: 11925-11933. [Article]

  21. G. Osei-Prempeh, H.-J. Lehmler, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Direct Synthesis and Accessibility of Amine-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Templated Using Fluorinated Surfactants," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2011 50: 5510-5522. [Article]

  22. X. Li and S.E. Rankin, "Influence of Unlimited 3-Membered Ring Cyclization on a Multiscale Dynamic Monte Carlo / Continuum Model of Drying and Curing in Sol-gel Silica Films," Chem. Eng. Sci. 2011 66: 1015-1026. [Article]

  23. J. Ambati and S.E. Rankin, "Determination of 29Si-1H Spin-Spin Coupling Constants in Organoalkoxysilanes with Nontrivial Scalar Coupling Patterns," J. Phys. Chem. A 2010 114: 12613-12621. [Article]

  24. R. Xing, H.-J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Demixed Micelle Morphology Control in Hydrocarbon / Fluorocarbon Cationic Surfactant Templating of Mesoporous Silica," J. Phys. Chem. C 2010 114: 17390-17400. [Article]

  25. N.D. Meeks, S.E. Rankin and D. Bhattacharyya, "Sulfur-Functionalization of Porous Silica Particles and Application to Mercury Vapor Sorption," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010 49: 4687-4693. [Article]

  26. J. Ambati and S.E. Rankin, "DFT Calculations of Indirect 29Si-1H Spin-Spin Coupling Constants in Organoalkoxysilanes," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2010 114: 5279-5286. [Article]

  27. X. Li and S.E. Rankin, "Multiscale Dynamic Monte Carlo / Continuum Model of Drying and Nonideal Polycondensation in Sol-gel Silica Films," AIChE Journal 2010 56: 2946-2956. [Article]

  28. H.-J. Lehmler, S. Telua, S.M. Vyas, N.S. Shaikha, S.E. Rankin, B.L. Knutson and S. Parkin, "Synthesis and Solid State Structure of Fluorous Probe Molecules for Fluorous Separation Applications," Tetrahedron 2010 66: 2561-2569. [Article]

  29. M.S. Rahman and S.E. Rankin, "Ternary Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Phase Diagram of Aqueous Mixtures of Maltoside and Cationic Surfactants and its Use for Predictive Synthesis Of Ordered Mesoporous Silica," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2010 342: 33-42. [Article]

  30. G. Osei-Prempeh, A.-F. Miller, H.-J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Fluorocarbon And Hydrocarbon Functional Group Incorporation Into Nanoporous Silica Employing Fluorinated And Hydrocarbon Surfactants As Templates," Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2010 129: 189-199. [Article]

  31. X. Li, J. Turánek, P. Knötigová, H. Kudláčková, J. Mašek, S. Parkin, S.E. Rankin, B.L. Knutson and H.-J. Lehmler, "Hydrophobic tail length, degree of fluorination and headgroup stereochemistry are determinants of the biocompatibility of (fluorinated) carbohydrate surfactants," Colloids Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2009 73: 65-74. [Article]

  32. R. Xing, H.-J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Synthesis and Tuning of Bimodal Mesoporous Silica by Combined Hydrocarbon/Fluorocarbon Surfactant Templating," Langmuir 2009 25: 6486-6492. [Article]

  33. X. Li, J. Turánek, P. Knötigová, H. Kudláčková, J. Mašek, D. B. Pennington, S. E. Rankin, B. L. Knutson and H.-J. Lehmler, "Synthesis and biocompatibility evaluation of fluorinated, single-tailed glucopyranoside surfactants," New Journal of Chemstry 2008 32: 2169-2179. [Article]

  34. K. Ghosh, S. Bashadi, H.-J. Lehmler, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Pore Size Engineering in Fluorinated Surfactant Templated Mesoporous Silica Powders through Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2008 113: 106-113. [Article]

  35. G. Osei-Prempeh, H.-J. Lehmler, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Synthesis of Fluoro-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica and Application to Fluorophilic Separations," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2008 47: 530-538. [Article]

  36. R. Xing and S.E. Rankin, "Use of the Ternary Phase Diagram of a Mixed Cationic / Glucopyranoside Surfactant System to Predict Mesostructured Silica Synthesis," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2007 316: 930-938. [Article] | [Preprint]

  37. R. Xing and S.E. Rankin, "Reactive Pore Expansion During Ammonia Vapor Post-Treatment of Ordered Mesoporous Silica Prepared with Mixed Glucopyranoside and Cationic Surfactants," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2008 108: 65-76. [Article] [Preprint]

  38. K. Ghosh, S.M. Vyas, H.J. Lehmler, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Tailoring Porous Silica Films through Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing of Fluorinated Surfactant Templates," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2007 111: 363-370. [Article]

  39. B. Tan, S.M. Vyas, H.J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Synthesis of Inorganic and Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hollow Particles Using a Cationic Surfactant with a Partially Fluorinated Tail," Advanced Functional Materials 2007 17: 2500-2508. [Article]

  40. V.R. Koganti, D. Dunphy, V. Gowrishankar, M.D. McGehee, X. Li, J. Wang and S.E. Rankin, "Generalized Coating Route to Silica and Titania Films with Orthogonally Tilted Cylindrical Nanopore Arrays," Nano Letters 2006 6: 2567-2570. [Article]

  41. B. Tan and S.E. Rankin, "Study of the Effects of Progressive Changes in Alkoxysilane Structure on Sol-Gel Reactivity," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006 110: 22353-22364. [Article]

  42. B. Tan and S.E. Rankin, "Effect of Progressive Changes in Organoalkoxysilane Structure on the Gelation and Pore Structure of Templated and Non-Templated Sol-Gel Materials," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2006 352: 5453-5462. [Article]

  43. S.M. Vyas, J. Turánek, P. Knotigövá, A. Kašná, V. Kvardová, V. Koganti, S.E. Rankin, B.L. Knutson and H.-J. Lehmler, "Synthesis and biocompatibility evaluation of partially fluorinated pyridinium bromides," New Journal of Chemistry 2006 30: 944-951. [Article]

  44. R. Xing and S.E. Rankin, "Three Stage Multilayer Formation Kinetics during Adsorption of an Anionic Fluorinated Surfactant onto Germanium 1. Concentration Effect," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006 110: 295-304. [Article]

  45. J. Ambati and S.E. Rankin, "29Si NMR Investigation of the Polymerization Kinetics of Bis(triethoxysilyl)ethane in Acidic Alcohol/water Solution," Polymer Materials Science and Engineering 2006 94: 610-611.

  46. B. Tan, S.M. Vyas, H.J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Unusual Dependence of Particle Architecture on Surfactant Concentration in Partially Fluorinated Decylpyridinium Templated Silica," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005 109: 23225-23232. [Article]

  47. B. Tan, H.J. Lehmler, S.M. Vyas, B.L. Knutson, and S.E. Rankin, "Fluorinated Surfactant-Templated Synthesis of Hollow Silica Particles with a Single Layer of Mesopores in their Shells," Advanced Materials 2005 17: 2368-2371. [Article]

  48. B. Tan, W. Xu, A. Dozier, and S.E. Rankin, "Preparation of Highly Dispersed Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Amine-Modified SBA-15," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 2005 876E: R4.11.

  49. B. Tan and S.E. Rankin, "Dual Latex/Surfactant Templating of Hollow Spherical Silica Particles with Ordered Mesoporous Shells," Langmuir 2005 21: 8180-8187. [Article]

  50. G. Osei-Prempeh, H.J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson, and S.E. Rankin, "Fluorinated Surfactant Templating of Vinyl-Functionalized Nanoporous Silica," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2005 85: 16-24. [Article]

  51. K. Ghosh, H.J. Lehmler, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson, "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing of Fluorinated Surfactant Templated Mesoporous Silica Thin Films," Langmuir 2005 21: 6145-6149. [Article]

  52. B. Tan, H.J. Lehmler, S.M. Vyas, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Large- and small-nanopore silica prepared with a short-chain cationic fluorinated surfactant," Nanotechnology 2005 16: S502-S507. [Article]

  53. V.R. Koganti and S.E. Rankin, "Synthesis of Surfactant-Templated Silica Films with Orthogonally Aligned Hexagonal Mesophase," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005 109: 3279-3283. [Article]

  54. B. Tan, H.J. Lehmler, S.M. Vyas, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Controlling Nanopore Size and Shape by Fluorosurfactant Templating of Silica," Chemistry of Materials 2005 17: 916-925. [Article]

  55. B. Tan and S.E. Rankin "Interfacial Alignment Mechanism of Forming Spherical Silica with Radially Oriented Nanopores," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2004 108: 20122-20129. [Article]

  56. B. Tan, A. Dozier, H.J. Lehmler, B.L. Knutson and S.E. Rankin, "Elongated Silica Nanoparticles with a Mesh Phase Pore Structure by Fluorosurfactant Templating," Langmuir 2004 20: 6981-6984. [Article]

  57. S.E. Rankin, B. Tan, H.J. Lehmler, K.P. Hindman and B.L. Knutson, "Well-Ordered Mesoporous Silica Prepared by Cationic Fluorinated Surfactant Templating," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2004 73: 197-202. [Article] | [Preprint]

  58. H. Huang, S.E. Rankin, L.S. Penn, R.P. Quirk and T.H. Cheong, "Transition from Mushroom to Brush During Formation of a Tethered Layer," Langmuir 2004 20: 5770-5775:. [View abstract and article]

  59. J. Šefcík and S.E. Rankin, "Monte Carlo Simulations of Size and Structure of Gel Precursors in Silica Polycondensation," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2003 , 107: 52-60. [View abstract and article]

  60. S.E. Rankin, B. Tan, H.J. Lehmler and B.L. Knuston, "Fluorinated Surfactant Templating of Ordered Nanoporous Silica," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 2003, 775: 47-52.

  61. L.S. Penn, H. Huang, M.D. Sindkhedkar, S.E. Rankin, K. Chittenden, R.P. Quirk, R.T. Mathers and Y. Lee, "Formation of Tethered Nanolayers: Three Regimes of Kinetics," Macromolecules 2002, 35: 7054-7066. [View abstract and article]

  62. S.E. Rankin, A.P. Malanoski and F. van Swol, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Amphiphile Self-Assembly during Dip Coating," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 2001, 636: 121-126.

  63. S.E. Rankin and A.V. McCormick, "Reaction Engineering of Cocondensing (Methyl)ethoxysilane Mixtures: Kinetic Characterization and Modeling," Macromolecules 2000, 33: 7743-7750. [View abstract and article]

  64. S.E. Rankin, L.J. Kasehagen, A.V. McCormick, and C.W. Macosko, "Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulation of Gelation with Extensive Cyclization," Macromolecules 2000, 33: 7639-7648. [View abstract and article]

  65. S.E. Rankin and A.V. McCormick, "Hydrolysis Pseudoequilibrium: Challenges and Opportunities to Sol-Gel Silicate Kinetics," Chemical Engineering Science 2000, 55: 1955-1967. [Go to journal issue]

  66. S.E. Rankin and A.V. McCormick, "29Si NMR Study of Base-Catalyzed Polymerization of Dimethyldiethoxysilane," Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 1999, 37: S27-S37. [Go to journal issue]

  67. S.E. Rankin, J. Šefcík, and A.V. McCormick, "Similarities in the Hydrolysis Pseudoequilibrium Behavior of Methyl-substituted Ethoxysilanes," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 1999, 38: 3191-3198. [View abstract and article]

  68. J. Šefcík, S.E. Rankin, and A.V. McCormick, "Esterification, Condensation, and Deprotonation Equilibria of Trimethylsilanol," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 1999, 258: 187-197. [Go to journal issue]

  69. S.E. Rankin, J. Šefcík, and A.V. McCormick, "Trimethylethoxysilane Liquid-Phase Hydrolysis Equilibrium and Dimerization Kinetics: Catalyst, Nonideal Mixing, and the Condensation Route," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 1999, 103: 4233-4241. [View abstract and article]

  70. S.E. Rankin and A.V. McCormick, "Prospects for Chemical Control and Engineering of Organically Modified Ceramics," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1999, 550: 243-248.

  71. S.E. Rankin, C.W. Macosko, and A.V. McCormick, "Importance of Cyclization During the Condensation of Hydrolyzed Alkoxysilanes," Chemistry of Materials 1998, 10: 2037-2040. [Go to journal issue]

  72. S.E. Rankin, C.W. Macosko, and A.V. McCormick, "Sol-Gel Polycondensation Kinetic Modeling: Methylethoxysilanes," AIChE Journal 1998, 44: 1141-1156. [View abstract] [Go to article]

  73. L.J. Kasehagen, S.E. Rankin, A.V. McCormick, and C.W. Macosko, "Modeling of First Shell Substitution Effects and Preferred Cyclization in Sol-Gel Polymerization," Macromolecules 1997, 30: 3921-3929. [View abstract] [Go to journal issue]

  74. S.E. Rankin, C.W. Macosko, and A.V. McCormick, "Copolymerization Kinetics of a Model Siloxane System," Journal of Polymer Science A: Polymer Chemistry 1997, 35: 1293-1302. [View abstract] [Go to article]

  75. J. Sanchez, S.E. Rankin, and A.V. McCormick, "29Si NMR Kinetic Study of Tetraethoxysilane and Ethyl-substituted Ethoxysilane Polymerization in Acidic Conditions," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 1996, 35: 117-129. [View abstract] [Go to article]

  76. S.E. Rankin, C.W. Macosko, and A.V. McCormick, "Sol-Gel Kinetics for the Preparation of Inorganic/Organic Siloxane Copolymers," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1996, 435: 113-118.

  77. L.J. Kasehagen, S.E. Rankin, A.V. McCormick, and C.W. Macosko, "Modeling of Non-Idealities in Sol-Gel Polymerization," Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 1996, 37: 356-357.

  78. J.B. Miller, S.E. Rankin, and E.I. Ko, "Strategies in Controlling the Homogeneity of Zirconia-Silica Aerogels: Effect of Preparation on Textural and Catalytic Properties," Journal of Catalysis 1994, 148: 673-682. [View abstract] [Go to article]

In Conference Proceedings

  1. S.E. Rankin, B. Tan, R. Xing, S.M. Vyas, H.J. Lehmler and B.L. Knutson, "Tuning the Mesopore Structure in the Shells of Hollow Silica and Organosilica Particles Formed by Fluorosurfactant Templating," Proceedings, XII Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 2006.

  2. J.R. Ambati and S.E. Rankin, "29Si NMR Investigation of the Polymerization Kinetics of Bis(triethoxysilyl)ethane in Acitic Alcohol / Water Solution," PMSE Preprints 2006 94: 610-611.

  3. L.S. Penn, H. Huang, D. Sindkhedkar, S.E. Rankin, R.P. Quirk and R.T. Mathers, "Tethered Polymers for Surface Tailoring: Kinetics of Layer Construction, Proceedings," 25th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, Orlando, FL, February 2002.

  4. G.M. Wieber, G. Gardner, S. Hansen, E. Lipp, A. McCormick and S. Rankin, "Early Structure Development in the Hydrolytic Polycondensation of Chlorosilanes," Proceeding of Organic-Inorganic Hybrids Conference, Guilford, UK, 2000.

  5. S.E. Rankin, C.W. Macosko, and A.V. McCormick, "Kinetic and Structural Modeling of Alkoxysilane Hydrolytic Polycondensation," Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Glass, San Francisco, CA, 1998.

  6. S.E. Rankin, L.J. Kasehagen, C.W. Macosko, A.V. McCormick, and G.M. Wieber, "A Kinetic Monte Carlo Model with Extensive Cyclization for Inorganic/Organic Copolymerization," Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC Meeting , Toronto, Canada, April 27 - May 1, 1997, pp. 1821-1825.

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