Recent publications (2007-2011)

1.      Sheng-Yang Huang, Prabhu Ganesan, Ho-Young Jung and Branko N. Popov, “Development of supported bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts and corrosion-resistant gas diffusion layer for unitized regenerative fuel cell applications”, J. Power Sources, 198 (2012) 23-29.

2.      Xuguang Li, Branko N. Popov, Takeo Kawahara and Hiroyuki Yanagi, „Non-precious metal catalysts synthesized from precursors of carbon, nitrogen and transition metal for oxygen reduction in alkaline fuel cells”, J. Power Sources, 196 (2011) 1717-1722.

3.      Shengyang Huang, Prabhu Ganesan and Branko N. Popov, “Titania Supported Platinum Catalyst with High Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell”, Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 102 (2011), 71-77.

4.      Sehkyu Park and Branko N. Popov, Effect of a GDL based on carbon paper or carbon cloth on PEM fuel cell performance, Fuel, 90 (2011) 436-440.

5.      B. N. Popov, X. Li and J. W. Lee, “Power source research at USC: Development of advanced electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, Int. J. Hyd. Energy, 36 (2011) 1794-1802.

6.      Huang, Sheng-Yang, Ganesan, Prabhu, Popov, Branko N, “Electrocatalytic activity and stability of niobium-doped titanium oxide supported platinum catalyst for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 96 (2010) 224-231.

7.      Liu, Gang, Li, Xuguang, Ganesan, Prabhu, Popov, Branko N, “Studies of oxygen reduction reaction active sites and stability of nitrogen-modified carbon composite catalysts for PEM fuel cells”, Electrochim. Acta, 55 (2010) 2853-2858.

8.      Jung, Ho-Young, Huang, Sheng-Yang, Popov, Branko N, “High-durability titanium bipolar plate modified by electrochemical deposition of platinum for unitized regenerative fuel cell (URFC)”, J Power Sources, 195 (2010) 1950-1956.

9.      Li, Xuguang, Park, Sehkyu, Popov, Branko N, “Highly stable Pt and PtPd hybrid catalysts supported on a nitrogen-modified carbon composite for fuel cell application”,  J Power Sources, 195 (2010) 445-452. 

10.  Xuguang Li, Gang Liu, Branko N. Popov, “Activity and stability of non-precious metal catalysts for oxygen reduction in acid and alkaline electrolytes”, J. Power Sources, 195 (2010) 6373-6378.

11.  Peng Zhang, Shengyang Huang and B. N. Popov, “Mesoporous Tin Oxide as an Oxidation-Resistant Catalyst Support for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 157 (2010) B1163-B1172.

12.  Huang, Sheng-Yang, Ganesan Prabhu, Park, Sehkyu, Popov, Branko N, “Development of a Titanium Dioxide-Supported Platinum Catalyst with Ultrahigh Stability for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Applications”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131 (2009)  13898-13899.

13.  Niu, Zhongwei, Kabisatpathy, Saswat, He, Jinbo, Lee, L. Andrew, Rong, Jianhua, Yang, Lin, Sikha, Godfrey, Popov, Branko N, Emrick, Todd S, Russell, Thomas P, Wang, Qian, “Synthesis and characterization of bionanoparticle-silica composites and mesoporous silica with large pores”, Nano Research, 2 (2009)  474-483.

14.  Jung, Ho-Young, Huang, Sheng-Yang, Ganesan, Prabhu, Popov, Branko N, Performance of gold-coated titanium bipolar plates in unitized regenerative fuel cell operation, J Power Sources, 194 (2009) 972-975. 

15.  Park, Sehkyu, Popov, Branko N, “Effect of cathode GDL characteristics on mass transport in PEM fuel cells”, Fuel, 88 (2009) 2068-2073.

16.  Jung, Ho-Young, Park, Sehkyu, Popov, Branko N, “Electrochemical studies of an unsupported PtIr electrocatalyst as a bifunctional oxygen electrode in a unitized regenerative fuel cell”, J Power Sources, 191 (2009) 357-361.

17.  Park, Sehkyu, Popov, Branko N, “Effect of hydrophobicity and pore geometry in cathode GDL on PEM fuel cell performance”, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (2009) 3473-3479. 

18.  Subramanian, Nalini P, Li, Xuguang, Nallathambi, Vijayadurda, Kumaraguru, Swaminatha P, Colon-Mercado, Hector, Wu, Gang, Lee, Jong-Won, Popov, Branko N, “Nitrogen-modified carbon-based catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, J Power Sources, 188 (2009) 38-44.

19.  Huang, Sheng-Yang, Ganesan Prabhu, Popov, Branko N, Development of conducting polypyrrole as corrosion-resistant catalyst support for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) application, Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 93 (2009) 75-81.

 

20.  Liu, Gang, Li, Xuguang,  Ganesan, Prabhu, Popov, Branko N, Development of non-precious metal oxygen-reduction catalysts for PEM fuel cells based on N-doped, Appl. Catal. B: Environmental, 93 (2009) 156-165. 

21.  Li, Xuguang, Lee, Jong-Won, Popov, Branko N, “Performance studies of solid oxide fuel cell cathodes in the presence of bare and cobalt coated E-brite alloy interconnects”, J Power Sources, 187 (2009) 356-362. 

22.  Sikha, Godfrey, Popov, Branko N, Modeling and application studies of an electrochemical hybrid system, Func. Mat. Lett., 1 (2008) 155-165. 

23.  Anguchamy, Yogesh K, Lee, Jong-Won, Popov, Branko N, “Electrochemical performance of polypyrrole/silver vanadium oxide composite cathodes in lithium primary batteries”, J Power Sources, 184 (2008) 297-302.

24.  Nallathambi, Vijayadurga; Lee, Jong-Won; Kumaraguru, Swaminatha P, Wu, Gang; Popov, Branko N, “Development of high performance carbon composite catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in PEM Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cells”, J Power Sources, 183 (2008) 34-42.

25.  Li, Xuguang; Liu, Lingyun; Lee, Jong-Won, Popov, Branko N, “Development of tellurium-modified carbon catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction in PEM fuel cells”, J Power Sources, 182 (2008) 18-23.

26.  Nakayama, Masaharu; Kanaya, Taku; Lee, Jong-Won; Popov, Branko N, “Electrochemical synthesis of birnessite-type layered manganese oxides for rechargeable lithium batteries”,  J Power Sources,  179 (2008) 361-366.

27.  Park, Sehkyu, Lee, Jong-Won, Popov, Branko N, “Effect of PTFE content in microporous layer on water management in PEM fuel cells”, J Power Sources,  177 (2008)  457-463.

28.  L. Liu, H. Kim, J.-W. Lee and B.N. Popov, Development of Ruthenium-Based Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (2007) A123-A128.

29.  H. Colon-Mercado, P. Ganesan and B.N. Popov, “Performance Studies of Bare and Co Plated Titanium Alloy as Cathode Current Collector in Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell (MCFC)”, Surf. Coat. Tech., 201 (2007) 6452-6459.

30.  R.P. Ramasamy, J.-W. Lee and B.N. Popov, Simulation of Capacity Loss in Carbon Electrode for Lithium-Ion Cells during Storage, J. Power Sources, 166 (2007) 266-272.

31.  P. Ganesan, S.P. Kumaraguru, B.N. Popov, “Development of Compositionally Modulated Zn-Ni Multilayer Deposits as Replacement for Cadmium”, Surf. Coat. Tech., 201 (2007) 7896-7904.

32.  S. Ayyadurai, Y.-S. Choi, P. Ganesan, S.P. Kumaraguru, B.N. Popov, “Novel PEM Fuel Cell Cathodes Prepared by Pulse Deposition,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (2007) B1063-B1073.

33.  X. Li, H.R. Colon-Mercado, G. Wu, J.-W. Lee, B.N. Popov, “Development of Method for Synthesis of Pt-Co Cathode Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells,” Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 10 (2007) B201-B205.

34.  J. –W. Lee, B. N. Popov, “Ruthenium-based electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction-a review”, J. Solid State Electrochem. 11 (2007) 1355-1364. 

 

Publications (2000-2006)

1.         S. Park, J.-W. Lee and B.N. Popov, “Effect of Carbon Loading in Microporous Layer on PEM Fuel Cell Performance”, J. Power Sources, 163 (2006) 357-363. PDF

2.         P. Ganesan, S.P. Kumaraguru and B.N. Popov, “Development of Zn-Ni-Cd Coatings by Pulse Electrodeposition Process”, Surf. Coat. Tech., 201 (2006) 3658-3669. PDF

3.         J.-W. Lee, Y.K. Anguchamy and B.N. Popov, “Simulation of Charge-Discharge Cycling of Lithium-Ion Batteries under Low-Earth-Orbit Conditions”, J. Power Sources, 162 (2006) 1395-1400. PDF

4.         L. Liu, J.-W. Lee and B.N. Popov, “Development of Ruthenium-Based Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, J. Power Sources, 162 (2006) 1099-1103. PDF

5.     J.-W. Lee and B.N. Popov, “Electrochemical Intercalation of Lithium in to Polypyrrole/Silver Vanadium Oxide Composite Used for Lithium Primary Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 161 (2006) 565-572. PDF

6.     S.P. Kumaraguru, B. Veeraraghavan and B.N. Popov, “Novel Electroless Process for the Deposition of Corrosion Resistant Silica Coatings”, J.Electrochem Soc., 153 (2006) B253-B259. PDF

7.     R.P. Ramasamy, C. Feger, T. Strange and B.N. Popov, “Discharge Characteristics of Silver Vanadium Oxide Cathodes”, J. Appl. Electrochem., 36 (2006) 487-497. PDF

8.     R.A. Sidik, A.B. Anderson, N.P. Subramanian, S.P. Kumaraguru and B.N. Popov, “O2 Reduction on Graphite and Nitrogen-Doped Graphite: Experiment and Theory”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (2006) 1787-1793. PDF

9.     N.P. Subramanian, S.P. Kumaraguru, H.R. Colon-Mercado, H. Kim, B.N. Popov, T. Black and D.A. Chen, “Studies on Co-Based Catalysts Supported on Modified Carbon Substrates for PEMFC Cathodes”, J. Power Sources, 157 (2006) 56-63. PDF

10.     H.R. Colon-Mercado and B.N. Popov, “Stability of Platinum Based Alloy Cathode Catalysts in PEM Fuel Cells”, J. Power Sources, 155 (2006) 253-263. PDF

11.     G. Ning, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “A Generalized Cycle Life Model of Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries”, Electrochim. Acta, 51 (2006) 2012. PDF

12.     P. Ganesan, B. Popov and R. Pattabiraman, “Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells” in Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, 1747 (2005-2006) in press.

13.     B.N. Popov and S.P. Kumaraguru, “Cathodic Protection of Pipelines” Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials, William Andrew Publishing C.o. NY, 2005, pp. 503-521.

14.     R. Chandrasekaran, G. Sikha and B.N. Popov, “Capacity Fade Analysis of a Battery/Super Capacitor Hybrid and a Battery under Pulse Loads at Elevated Temperature Part I-Full Cell Studies”,  J .Applied Electrochem., 35  (2005) 1005-1013. PDF

15.     G. Sikha, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “A Mathematical Model for a Lithium-Ion Battery/Electrochemical Capacitor Hybrid System”, J. Electrochem. Soc 152 (2005) A1682-A1693. PDF

16.     R.P. Ramasamy, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Calendar Life Performance of Pouch Lithium Ion Cells”, J. Power Sources, 141 (2005) 298. PDF

17.     B.N. Popov, “Electrodeposition of Alloys and Composites with Superior Corrosion and Electrocatalytic Properties”, AESF Scientific Achievement Award Plenary Lecture Paper, Plating & Surface Finishing. p. 40- 48, Oct (2004).

18.     G. Sikha, B.N. Popov and R.E. White, “Effects of Porosity on the Capacity of A Lithium Ion Battery: Theory”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 151 (2004) A1104. PDF

19.     G. Sikha and B.N. Popov, “Performance Optimization of Battery-Capacitor Hybrid System”, J. Power Sources, 134 (2004) 130. PDF

20.     H.R. Colon-Mercado, H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Durability study of Pt3Ni1 catalysts as cathode in PEM fuel cells”, Electrochemistry Communications, 6 (2004) 795. PDF

21.     G. Ning and B.N. Popov, “Cycle Life Modeling of Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 151 (2004) A1584. PDF

22.     B. Veeraraghavan, H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Optimization of Electroless Ni-Zn-P Deposition Process: Experimental Study and Mathematical Modeling”, Electrochim. Acta, 49 (2004) 3143. PDF

23.     H. Kim, N. Subramanian and B.N. Popov, “Preparation of PEM Fuel Cell Electrodes Using Pulse Electrodeposition”, J. of Power Sources, 138 (2004) 14. PDF

24.     M.-K. Song, Y.-T. Kim, J.-Y. Cho, B.-W. Cho, B.N. Popov, H.-W. Rhee, Composite Polymer Electrolytes Reinforced by Non-Woven Fabrics, J. Power Sources 125 (2004) 10-16. PDF

25.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, P. M. Gomadam, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Development of First Principles Capacity fade Model for Li ion Cells”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 151 (2004) A196. PDF

26.     H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Development of Novel Method for Preparation of PEM Fuel Cell Electrodes”, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 7 (2004) A71-A74. PDF

27.     M.-K. Song, Y.-T. Kim, Y.-T. Kim, B.-W. Cho, B.N. Popov and H.-W. Rhee, “Thermally Stable Gel Polymer Electrolytes”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003) A439-A444. PDF

28.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, R. White and B.N. Popov, “Mathematical Modeling of the Capacity fade of Li-ion Cells”, J. Power Sources, 123 (2003) 230-240. PDF

29.     R.P. Ramasamy, P. Ramadass, B.S. Haran and B.N. Popov, Synthesis, Characterization and Cycling Performance of Novel Chromium Oxide Cathode Materials for Lithium Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 124 (2003) 155. PDF

30.     R.P. Ramasamy, B. Veeraraghavan, B. Haran and B. Popov, Electrochemical Characterization of Polypyrrole-Co0.2CrOx Composites as Cathode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 124 (2003) 197. PDF

31.     B. Veeraraghavan, H. Kim, B. Haran and B. Popov, “Comparison of Mechanical, Corrosion and Hydrogen Permeation Properties of Electroless Ni-Zn-P Alloys with Electrodeposited Zn-Ni and Cd”, Corrosion, 59 (2003) 1003-1010. PDF

32.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, P.M. Gomadam, R. White and B. Popov, “Development of First Principles Capacity Fade Model for Li-Ion Cells”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 151 (2004) A196-A203. PDF

33.     N. Gang, B. Haran and B. Popov, “Capacity Fade Study of Lithium Ion Batteries Cycled at High Discharge Rates”, J. Power Sources, 117 (2003) 160. PDF

34.     G. Sikha, P. Ramadass, B.S. Haran and B.N. Popov,” Comparison of the Capacity Fade of Sony 18650 Cells Charged with Different Protocols”, J. Power Sources, 122 (2003) 67. PDF

35.     N. Subramanian, B.S. Haran, P. Ganesan, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “A Full Cell Mathematical Model of MCFC”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003) A1360. PDF

36.     H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Mathematical model of RuO2/Carbon Composite Electrode for Supercapacitors”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003)  A1153. PDF

37.     P. Ganesan, H. Colon, B. Haran and B.N. Popov, “Performance of La0.8Sr0.2CoO3 Coated NiO as Cathodes for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells”, J. Power Sources,  115 (2003) 12-18. PDF

38.     H. Kim, B. Popov and K.S. Chen, “Comparison of Corrosion Resistance and Hydrogen Permeation Properties of Zn-Ni, Zn-Ni-Cd and Cd Coatings on Low Carbon Steel”, Corrosion Science, 45 (2003) 1505-1521. PDF

39.     B. Veeraraghavan, B. Haran, S. Prabhu and B. Popov, “Corrosion Protection of Steel Using Non-Anomalous Ni-Zn-P Alloys”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003)  B131. PDF

40.     B. Veeraraghavan, D. Slavkov, S. Prabhu, M. Nicholson, B. Haran, B. Popov and B. Heimann, “Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Non-chrome Electrolytic Surface Treatment Process to Protect Zinc Coatings”, Surf. Coat. Technol., 167 (2003) 41. PDF

41.     H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Synthesis and Characterization of MnO2 Based Mixed Oxides as Supercapacitors”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003) D56-D62. PDF

42.     H. Kim, B.N. Popov and K.S. Chen, “A Novel Electrodeposition Process for Plating Zn-Ni-Cd Alloys”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003) C81-C88. PDF

43.     B. Veeraraghavan, B. Haran, D. Slavkov, S. Prabhu, B. Popov and B. Heimann, “Development of a Novel Electrochemical Method to Deposit High Corrosion Resistant Silicate Layers on Metal Substrates”, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 6 (2003) B4-B8. PDF

44.     N. Subramanian, B.S. Haran, P. Ganesan, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Analysis of Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Performance Using a Three-Phase Homogeneous Model”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 150 (2003) A46-A56. PDF

45.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, R. White and B.N. Popov, “Capacity Fade of Sony 18650 Cells Cycled at Elevated Temperatures. Part II. Capacity Fade Analysis”, J. Power Sources, 112 (2002) 614-620. PDF

46.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, R. White and B.N. Popov, “Capacity Fade of Sony 18650 Cells Cycled at Elevated Temperatures. Part I. Cycling Performance”, J. Power Sources, 112 (2002) 606-613. PDF

47.     D. Slavkov, B.S. Haran, B.N. Popov and F. Fleming, “Effect of Sn and Ca Doping on the Corrosion of Pb Anodes in Lead Acid Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 112 (2002) 199-208. PDF

48.     A. Prusi, Lj. Arsov, B. Haran and B.N. Popov, “Anodic Behavior of Ti in KOH Solutions”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 149 (2002) B491-B498. PDF

49.     P. Ganesan, H. Colon, B. Haran, R. White and B.N. Popov, “Study of Cobalt-doped Lithium-Nickel Oxides as Cathodes for MCFC”, J. Power Sources, 111 (2002) 109-120. PDF

50.     P. Ramadass, B. Haran, R. White and B.N. Popov, “Performance Study of Commercial LiCoO2 and Spinel-Based Li-ion Cells”, J. Power Sources, 111 (2002) 210-220. PDF

51.     D. Slavkov, B.S. Haran, B.N. Popov and F. Fleming, “Effect of Sn and Ca Doping on the Corrosion of Pb Anodes in Lead Acid Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 104 (2002) 1-11. PDF

52.     B. Veeraraghavan, J. Paul, B. Haran and B. Popov, “Study of Polypyrrole Graphite Composite as Anode Material for Secondary Lithium-ion Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 104 (2002) 377-387. PDF

53.     B. Veeraraghavan, A. Durairajan, B. Haran, B. Popov and R. Guidotti, “Study of Sn-Coated Graphite as Anode Material for Secondary Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 149 (2002) A675-A681. PDF

54.     C.Q. Lin, B.N. Popov and H.J. Ploehn, “Modeling the Effects of Electrode Composition and Pore Structure on the Performance of Electrochemical Capacitors”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 149 (2002) A167-A175. PDF

55.     A. Durairajan, H. Colon-Mercado, B. Haran, R. White and B. Popov, “Electrochemical Characterization of Cobalt-Encapsulated Nickel as Cathodes for MCFC”, J. Power Sources, 104 (2002) 157-168. PDF

56.     P. Ramadass, A.  Durairajan, B. Haran, R. White and B. Popov, “Studies on Capacity Fade of Spinel-Based Li-ion Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 149 (2002) A54-A60. PDF

57.     H. Kim and B.N. Popov, “Characterization of Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide/Carbon Nanocomposite Supercapacitors Prepared by a Colloidal Method”, J. Power Sources, 104 (2002) 52-61. PDF

58.     A. Durairajan, D. Slavkov and B.N. Popov, “Development of Corrosion and Hydrogen Permeation Resistant Zn-Ni-X (X=P, Cd) Ternary Alloy Coatings”, Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia, 20 (2001) 3-17. PDF

59.     Y.W. Xie and B.N. Popov, “Catalyzed Decomposition of Nerve Gases and Potentiometric Detection of the Byproducts”, Anal. Chim. Acta, 448 (2001) 221-230. PDF

60.     V.R. Subramanian, P. Yu, B.N. Popov and R.E. White, “Modeling Lithium Diffusion in Nickel Composite Graphite”, J. Power Sources, 96 (2001) 396-405. PDF

61.     M. Ramasubramanian, B.S. Haran, S. Popova, B.N. Popov, M.F. Petrou and R.E. White, “Inhibiting Action of Calcium Nitrite on Carbon Steel Rebars”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering,” January/February (2001) 10-17.

62.     M. Ramani, B.S. Haran, R.E. White, B.N. Popov and Lj. Arsov, “Studies on Activated Carbon Capacitor Materials Loaded with Different Amounts of Ruthenium Oxide”, J. Power Sources, 93 (2001) 209-214. PDF

63.     M. Ramani, B.S. Haran, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide-Carbon Supercapacitors”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 148 (2001) A374-A380. PDF

64.     B.S. Haran, B.N. Popov, M.F. Petrou and R.E. White, “Studies on Galvanized Carbon Steel in Ca(OH)2 Solutions”,  ACI Materials Journal,  97 (2000) 425-431.

65.     A. Durairajan, A. Krishniyer, B.S. Haran, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Characterization of Hydrogen Permeation through a Corrosion-Resistant Zinc-Nickel-Phosphorus Alloy”, Corrosion, 56 (2000) 283-288.

66.     A. Durairajan, A. Krishniyer, B.S. Haran, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Characterization of Hydrogen Permeation Through a Corrosion-Resistant Zinc-Nickel-Phosphorus Alloy”, Corrosion, 56 (2000) 283-288.

67.     A. Durairajan, B.S. Haran, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Pulverization and Corrosion Studies of bare and Cobalt-Encapsulated Metal Hydride Electrodes”, J. Power Sources, 87 (2000) 84-91. PDF

68.     Y. Xie and B.N. Popov, “Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Nerve Gases by Metal Chelate Compounds and Potentiometric Detection of the Byproducts”, Analytical Chemistry, 72 (2000) 2075-2079. PDF

69.     A. Durairajan, B.S. Haran, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Development of a New Electrodeposition Process for Plating of Zn-Ni-X (X=Cd, P) Alloys: Permeation Characteristics of Zn-Ni-Cd Ternary Alloys”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 147 (2000) 4507-4511. PDF

70.     P. Yu, B.S. Haran, J. Ritter, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Palladium-Microencapsulated Graphite as the Negative Electrode in Li-ion Cells”, J. Power Sources, 91 (2000) 107-117. PDF

71.     D. Zhang, B. S. Haran, A. Durairajan, R.E. White, Y. Podrazhansky and B.N. Popov, “Studies on Capacity Fade of Lithium-ion Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 91 (2000) 122-129. PDF

72.     D. Zhang, B.N. Popov and R.E. White, “Modeling Lithium Intercalation of a Single Spinel Particle under Potentiodynamic Control”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 147 (2000) 831-838. PDF

73.     P. Yu, J.A. Ritter, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Ni-Composite Microencapsulated Graphite as the Negative Electrode in Lithium-Ion Batteries: Initial Irreversible Capacity Study”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 147 (2000) 1280-1285. PDF

74.     P. Yu, J.A. Ritter, R.E. White and B.N. Popov, “Ni-Composite Microencapsulated Graphite as the Negative Electrode in Lithium-Ion Batteries: electrochemical Impedance and Self Discharge Studies”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 147 (2000) 2081-2085. PDF


Papers Published in 1999

1. G. Zheng,, B. S. Haran, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Studies of Metal Hydride Electrodes with Different Weights and Binder Contents," J. of Appl. Electrochem.,29, 361-369(1999).

2. M. Ramasubramanian, B. N. Popov R. E. White and K. S. Chen, "A Mathematical Model for Electroless Copper Deposition on Planar Substrates," J. Electrochem. Soc., 146, 111-118 (1999).

3. A.Krishniyer, B. N. Popov, and R. E. White, "Electrodeposition and Characterization of a Corrosion Resistant Zinc-Nickel-Phosphorous Alloy, "Plating and Surface Finishing, 86, 99-103 (1999).

4. P. Yu, B. N. Popov, J. A. Ritter and R. E. White, "Determination of the Lithium Ion Diffusion Coefficient in Graphite," J. Electrochem. Soc., 146, (1), 8-14 (1999).

5. Yuanwu Xie, Branko N. Popov and Ralph E. White, "A Novel Electrochemical Method for the Detection of Nerve Gases, " J. of Electronal. Chem., 466, 169-176 (1999).

6. Ch.Lin, J. A. Ritter B. N. Popov, "Development of Carbon-Metal Oxide Capacitor with Double Layer and Faradaic Processes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 146, (9), 3155-3160 (1999).

7. Ch.Lin, J. A. Ritter and B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "A Mathematical Model of an electrochemical capacitor with Double layer and Faradaic Processes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 146, (9), 3168-3175 (1999).

8. Ch. Lin. J. A. Ritter and B. N. Popov, "Correlation of Double-Layer capacitance with the Pore Structure of Sol-Gel Derived Carbon Xerogels," J. Electrochem. Soc., 146 (10), 3639-3643 (1999).

9. A. Durairajan, B. Haran, Ralph E. White and B. N. Popov, "Cycle Life and Utilization Studies on Cobalt Microencapsulated AB5 Type Metal Hydride," J. Power Sources, 83, 114 (1999).

10. D. Zhang, R. E, White and B. N. Popov, "Cobalt Doped Chromium Oxides as Cathode Materials for Secondary Lithium Batteries," J. Power Sources, 83, 114 (1999).




Patent Disclosures Submitted in 1999

1. Development of New Anode Materials for Li-ion Batteries.

2. Modified Chromium Oxides as Cathode Materials for Secondary Lithium Ion Batteries.

3. Development of Hybride Ruthenium Oxide-Carbon Supercapacitors by Thin Film Deposition.

4. Synthesis of High Performance Metal Hydride Alloys through Cobalt Microencapsulation.

5. Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Nerve Gases by Metal Chelate Compounds and Potentiometric Detection of the by-Products.

6. Development of a New Electrodeposition Process for Plating of Zn-Ni-Cd alloys.

7. A Novel Electrochemical Detection Technology for Nerve gases.




Papers in the Area of Electroplating

1. B. N. POPOV, Z. KONESKA, J. IVSHIN and D. M. DRAZIC, "Anodic Dissolution of Cobalt in Alkaline Solutions-Part I-Nature of the Open Circuit Potential," J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 54, 8, 435-442 (1989).

2. B. N. POPOV, Z. KONESKA, J. IVSHIN , and D. DRAZIC, "Anodic Behavior of Cobalt in Alkaline Solutions-Part II-Mechanism of the Active Anodic Dissolution," J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 54, 8, 434-449 (1989).

3. B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Cementation of Copper from Acidic Sulfate Electrolytes on Nickel Plated Steel," Journal of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, 78, 61-65 (1991).

4. B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Reduction of Chromium (VI) When Solar Selective Black Chromium is Deposited in the Presence of Organic Additives," J. Electrochem. Soc., 139, 91-98 (1992).

5. B. N. POPOV, W. Li and R. E. WHITE, "A Study of the Stability of Ni-Cr-P Plating Bath Solutions," Journal of The American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, 79, No. 11, 72-78 (1992).

6. R. BINDLISH, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Electrodeposition of Nickel-Chromium-Phosphorous Alloys in the Presence of Additive," Journal of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, 79, 68-73 (1992).

7. B. N. POPOV, KEN MING YIN, and R. E. WHITE, "Galvanostatic Pulse and Pulse Reverse Plating of Nickel-Iron Alloys from Electrolytes Containing Organic Compounds on a Rotating Disc Electrode," J. Electrochem. Soc., 140, 5, 1321-1330 (1993).

8. B. N. POPOV, S. N. POPOVA, KEN MING YIN, and R. E. WHITE, "Electrodeposition of Iron-Nickel Alloys in the Presence of Organic Additives," Journal of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, 65, March (1994).

9. B. N. Popov, M. Ramasubramanian, S. N. Popova, R. E. White and K. Mi. Yin, "Galvanostatic Pulse and Pulse Reverse Plating of Zinc-Nickel Alloys from Sulfate Electrolytes on a rotating Dics Electrode, 92, 4021-4028 (1996) .

10. M. Ramasubramanian, S. N. POPOVA, B. N. POPOV AND R. E.WHITE, "Anomaleous Codeposition of Fe-Ni Alloys and Fe-Ni-SiO," J. Electrochem. Soc., 143, (1996) 2164 (1996).

11. K.-M. Yin, J.-H. Wei, J.-R. Fu, B. N. Popov, S. N. Popova, and R. E. White, "Mass Transport Effects on the Electrodeposition of Iron-Nickel Alloys in the Presence of Additives," Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 25 543-555 (1995).

12. M. RAMASUBRAMANIAN, B. N. POPOV, R. E. WHITE and H. S. CHEN, "A Mathematical Model for Electroless Copper Deposition on Planar Substrates," in press in J. of Electrochem.Soc., (1998).




Papers in the Area of Corrosion

1. B. N. POPOV, S. POPOVA, R. E. WHITE and D. DRAZIC, "Determination of Corrosion Properties of Lacquered Tinplate in Citrate Solution," Corrosion Science, 46, 1007-1014 (1990).

2. A. McCLUNEY, S. N. POPOVA, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Comparing EIS Methods for Estimating the Degree of Delamination of Organic Coatings on Steel," J. Electrochem. Soc., 139, 6, 1556-1560 (1992).

3. B. N. POPOV, M. A. ALWOHAIBI, and R. E. WHITE, "Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy as a Tool for Organic Coating Solute Saturation Monitoring," J. Electrochem. Soc., 140, 4, 947-951 (1993).

4. G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Surface Treatment for Mitigation of Hydrogen Absorption and Penetration into AISI 4340 Steel," J. Electrochem. Soc., 140, 11, 3153-3158 (1993).

5. B. N. POPOV, G. ZHENG, and R. E. WHITE, "Surface Treatment for Inhibition of Corrosion and Hydrogen Penetration of Type 718 Alloy," Corrosion, 50, 8, 613-625 (1994).

6. B. N. POPOV, G. ZHENG, and R. E. WHITE, "Surface Treatment with Underpotential Deposition of Zinc for Mitigation of Hydrogen Absorption into HY-130 Steel," Corrosion Science, 36, 12, 2139-2153 (1994).

7. G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "The Role of Thallium as a Hydrogen Entry Promoter on Cathodically Polarized HY-130 Steel," J. Electrochem. Soc., 141, 1526-1532 (1994).

8. G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Use of Underpotential Deposition of Zinc to Mitigate Hydrogen Absorption into Monel-K500," J. Electrochem. Soc., 141, 1220-1224 (1994).

9. B. N. POPOV, G. ZHENG, and R. E. WHITE, "Electroplating of Thin Films of Bismuth onto AISI 4340 Steel and Inconel 718 to Prevent Hydrogen Embrittlement," Corrosion, 51, 6, 429-435 (1995).

10. G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Surface Treatment for Mitigation of Hydrogen Penetration into AISI 4340 Steel and Inconel 718 Alloy," J. Applied Electrochemistry, 25, 212 (1995).

11. G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "The Hydrogen Atom Direct Entry Mechanism through a Metal Membrane," J. Electrochem. Soc., 142, 154-156 (1995).

12. P. Arora, B. N. Popov, B. Haran, M. Ramasubramanian, S. Popova and R. E. White, "Corrosion Initiation Time of Steel Reinforcement in a Chloride Environment--A One Dimensional Solution," Corrosion Science, 39, 739 (1997).

13. D. H. COLEMAN, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "The effect of Multiple Electroplated Zinc Layers on Inhibition of Hydrogen Permeation Through an Iron Membrane," J. Electrochem. Soc., 143, 1871 (1996).

14. H. A.. Duarte, B. N. Popov, and R. E. White, "The Effects of Organic Compounds on Inhibition of Hydrogen Permeation Through an Iron Membrane," J. Electrochem. Soc., 144, 2313 (1997).

15. M. RAMASUBRAMANIAN, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Characterization of Hydrogen Permeation through Zinc-Nickel Alloys under Corroding Conditions," J. Electrochem. Soc., 145, 1907 (1998).

16. H. A. DUARTE, D. M. SEE, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE,"Organic compounds as Effective Inhibitors for Hydrogne Permeation of Type 1010 Steel, Corrosion, 54, 187 (1998).

17. S. N. POPOVA, B. N. POPOV, R. E. WHITE, M. PETROU and D. MORRIS, "Corrosion Effects of Stabilized Backfill on Steel Reinforcement," in press in American Concrete Institute, INTERNATIONAL, (1998).

18. D. H. COLEMAN, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Hydrogen Permeation Inhibition by Thin Layer Zn-Ni Alloy Electrodeposition," in press J. Appl. Electrochem 28 .(1998).




Papers in the Area of Metal Hydride Batteries

1.G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Electrochemical Determination of the Diffusion Coefficient of Hydrogen through a LaNi4.25Al0.75 Electrode in Alkaline Aqueous Solution," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 142 , 2695-2698 (1995).

2.G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Application of Porous Electrode Theory on Metal Hydride Electrodes in Alkaline Solution," J. Electrochem. Soc., 143 435-441 (1996).

3.G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV, and R. E. WHITE, "Determination of Transport and Electrochemical Kinetic Parameters of Bare and Copper Coated LaNi4.27Sn0.24 Electrodes in Alkaline Solution," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 143 , 834-839 (1996).

4.B. N. POPOV, G. ZHENG, and R. E. WHITE, "Determination of Transport and Electrochemical Kinetic Parameters of M-H Electrodes," J. Appl. Electrochem. 26, 603.(1996).

5.G. Zheng, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Effect of Temperature on Performance of LaNi4.76 Sn0.24 Metal Hydride Electrode," J. of Appl. Electrochem. 27, 1328 (1997).

6.G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Electrochemical Investigation of bare and Palladium Coated LaNi4.25Al0.75 Electrodes in Alkaline Solutions," in press J. of Appl. Electrochem. 28 (1998).

7.G. ZHENG, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Electrochemical Investigation of bare and Palladium Coated LaNi4.25Al0.75 Electrodes in Alkaline Solutions," in press in J. of Appl. Electrochem. (1998).

8.B. S. Haran, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Theoretical Analysis of Metal Hydride Electrodes: Studies on Equilibrium Potential and Exchange Current Density," in press in J. of Electrochem. Soc., (1998).

9.B. S. Haran, B.N. Popov and R. E. WHITE, "Studies on Electroless Cobalt Coatings for Microencapsulation of Hydrogen Storage Alloys," J.of Electrochem. Soc., 145, 3000 (1998).

10.G. Zheng, B. S. Haran, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Studies on Metal Hydride Electrodes with Different Weights and Binder Contents," in press in J. Appl. Electrochem., (1988).

11.B. S. Haran, B.N. Popov and R. E. White, "Determination of Hydrogen Diffusion Coefficient in Metal Hydrides by Impedance Spectroscopy," in press in J. of Power Sources, (1998).




Papers in the Area of Lithium Ion Batteries

1.B. N. POPOV, W. ZHANG, E. C. DARCY, and R. E. WHITE, "AC-Impedance Spectroscopy as a Nondestructive Health Interrogation Tool for Lithium-BCX Cells," J. Electrochem. Soc., 140, 11, 3097-3103 (1993).

2.B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Battery Work at University of South Carolina," Automotive Technology Development, 1, 371--397 (1997). DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Transportation Technologies, Washington, DC.

3.B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Development of Novel Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries," Ann. Battery Conf. on Appl. and Adv. IEEE 98TH8299, 387--392 (1997).

4.P. ARORA, B. N. POPOV and R. WHITE, "Electrochemical Investigation of Cobalt-Doped LiMn2O4 as Cathode Material for Li-ion Batteries," J. Electrochem. Soc., 145, 807 (1998).

5.M. Ramasubramanian, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, and K. S. Chen "Experimental Study and Equilibrium Characteristics of Electroless Copper Deposition on Thermally-Activated Palladium-catalyzed Polyimide Substrates," in press in J. of Appl. Electrochem., (1998).

6.D.ZHANG, B. N. POPOV and R.E.WHITE, "Electrochemical Investigation of Chromium Doped LiMn2O4 as a Cathode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries," in press in J. of Power Sources, (1988).




Papers in the Area of Remediation and Pollution Control

1.B. S. HARAN, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Development of a New Electrokinetic Technique for Decontamination of Hexavalent Chromium for Low Surface Charged Soils," accepted for publication in Environmental Progress, 15, 166 (1996).

2.S. N. R. PAKALAPATI, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, Anodic Oxidation of Ethylenediamine tetracetic acid on Platinum Electrode in Alkaline Solutions," J. Electrochem. Soc., 143, (1996) 1264 (1996).

3.B. S. HARAN, B. N. POPOV and R. E. WHITE, "Mathematical Modeling of a New Electrokinetic Technique for Decontamination of Hexavalent Chromium from Surface Charged Soils," accepted for publication in J. of Hazardous Materials, 55, 93 (1997).




Papers in Other Areas of Electrochemistry

1.B. N. POPOV, M. C. KIMBLE, R. E. WHITE, J.B. WAGNER, JR. , and H. WENDT, "Electrochemical Behavior of Titanium (II) and Titanium (III) Compounds in Molten Lithium Chloride-Potassium Chloride Eutectic Melts," Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 21, 351-357 (1991).

2.B. N. POPOV, M. C. KIMBLE, R . E. WHITE, and Z. KONESKA, "Anodic Behavior of Titanium in the Presence of Titanium (III) Chloride in Molten Lithium Chloride-Potassium Chloride Eutectic Melts," Corrosion Science, 33, 123-126 (1992).

3.E. Hristova, Lj. Arsov, B. N. Popov and R. E. White, "Ellipsometric and Raman Spectroscopic Study of Thermally Formed Films on Titanium," J. of Electrochem. Soc.144, 2318, (1997).

4.CHUAN LIN, JAMES A. RITTER and BRANKO N. POPOV, "Sol-gel Derived Oxide Xerogels for Use as Electrochemical Capacitors, in press in J. of Electrochem. Soc., (1998).

5.D. EBNER, J. A. RITTER and B. N. POPOV, "Potentiostatically Enhanced Model for the Determination of Isopotential Equilibrium Curves," J. of Colloid and Interface Science, 203, 488 (1998).



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