Publications (last 5 years)

2017

  • Klett, A. S.; Payne, A. M.; Phongpreecha, T.; Hodge, D. A.; Thies, M. C. Benign Fractionation of Lignin with CO2-Expanded Solvents of Acetic Acid + Water, I&EC Res., 2017, 56 (34), 9778–9782.

  • 2016

  • Thies, M.C.; Klett, A.S. Recovery of Low-Ash and Ultrapure Lignins from Alkaline Liquor By-Product Streams. In Production of Biofuels and Chemicals from Lignin; Fang, Z., Smith, R.L. Eds.; Springer, 2016, Chapter 3.
  • Klett, A. S.; Payne, A. M.; Thies, M. C. Continuous-Flow Process for the Purification and Fractionation of Alkali and Organosolv Lignins. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2016, 4, 6689-94.
  • Klett, A. S.; Gamble, J. A.; Thies, M. C.; Roberts, M.E. Identifying thermal phase transitions of lignin–solvent mixtures using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Green Chemistry, 2016, 18, 1892.

  • 2015

  • Klett, A. S.; Chappel, P. V.; Thies, M. C. Recovering ultraclean lignins of controlled molecular weight from Kraft black-liquor lignins. Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 12855
  • Velez, J.; Thies, M. C. Temperature Effects on the Molecular Properties of Liquid Lignin Recovered from Kraft Black Liquor. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2015, 3, 1032-1038.

  • 2014

  • Esguerra, D. F.; Hoffman, W. P.; Thies, M. C. Molecular Structures of the Constituents of Pyrene Pitches. Fuel, 2014, 124, 133-140.

  • 2013

  • Velez, J.; Thies, M. C. Solvated liquid-lignin fractions from a Kraft black liquor. Bioresour. Technol., 2013, 148, 586-590.
  • Stoklosa, R. J.; Velez, J.; Kelkar, S.; Saffron, C. M.; Thies, M. C.; Hodge, D. B. Correlating lignin structural features to phase partitioning behavior in a novel aqueous fractionation of softwood Kraft black liquor. Green Chem., 2013, 15, 2904-2912.
  • Esguerra, D. F.; Hoffman, W. P.; Thies, M. C. Fractionation of an oligomeric pyrene pitch via supercritical extraction. J. Supercrit. Fluids, 2013, 79, 170-176.
  • Kulkarni, S. U.; Hoffman, W. P.; Thies, M. C. The molecular structures comprising catalytically polymerized pyrene pitch. Carbon, 2013, 59, 33-39.
  • Tekinalp, H. L.; Cervo, E. G.; Fathollahi, B.; Thies, M. C. The Effect of Molecular Composition and Structure on the Development of Porosity in Pitch-Based Activated Carbon Fibers. Carbon, 2013, 52, 267-277.

  • 2012

  • Klett, A. S.; Mena, S. E.; Bruce, D. A.; Thies, M. C. Liquid–Liquid Equilibrium Tie-Line Compositions at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures for the I2–H2O and HI–I2–H2O Systems of the Sulfur-Iodine Cycle, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37, 15020-15028.
  • Tapriyal, D.; Fan, X.; Heintz, Y.; Morsi, B.; Beckman, E.; Enick, R.; Sane, A.; Thies, M.; Schutte, G.; Niederst, J. Micronization of Polyethylene Terephthalate via Freezing of Highly Sheared Emulsions of Polyethylene Terephthalate in Saturated Liquid Tetrahydrofuran. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2012, 125, 4034-4040.
  • Kulkarni, S. U.; Thies, M. C. Quantitative analysis of polydisperse systems via solvent-freematrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom, 2012, 26, 392-398.
  • Cervo, E. G.; Kulkarni, S. U.; Thies, M. C. Isolating Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Oligomers via Continuous, Two-Column Supercritical Extraction. J. Supercrit. Fluids, 2012, 66, 120-128.
  • Kulkarni, S. U.; Esguerra, D. F.; Thies, M. C. Isolating Petroleum Pitch Oligomers via Semicontinuous Supercritical Extraction. Energy Fuels, 2012, 26, 2721-2726.