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3D characterization of coal strains induced by compression, carbon dioxide sorption, and desorption at in-situ stress conditions

Pone, J. D. N., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 1 2010, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 82, 3-4, p. 262-268 7 p.

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37 Scopus citations

A comparative evaluation of coal specific surface area by CO2 and N2 adsorption and its influence on CH4 adsorption capacity at different pore sizes

Zhao, J., Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Li, S. & Tao, S., Nov 1 2016, In : Fuel. 183, p. 420-431 12 p.

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67 Scopus citations

Activated carbon efficient atomistic model construction that depicts experimentally-determined characteristics

Huang, Y., Cannon, F. S., Watson, J. K., Reznik, B. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2015, In : Carbon. 83, p. 1-14 14 p.

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17 Scopus citations

A molecular model for Illinois No. 6 Argonne Premium coal: Moving toward capturing the continuum structure

Castro-Marcano, F., Lobodin, V. V., Rodgers, R. P., McKenna, A. M., Marshall, A. G. & Mathews, J. P., May 1 2012, In : Fuel. 95, p. 35-49 15 p.

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73 Scopus citations

A novel fluidized bed drying and density segregation process for upgrading low-rank coals

Sarunac, N., Levy, E. K., Ness, M., Bullinger, C. W., Mathews, J. P. & Halleck, P. M., Nov 1 2009, In : International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization. 29, 6, p. 317-332 16 p.

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23 Scopus citations

A review of microwave coal processing

Binner, E., Lester, E., Kingman, S., Dodds, C., Robinson, J., Wu, T., Wardle, P. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. 48, 1, p. 35-60 26 p.

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29 Scopus citations

A review of the correlations of coal properties with elemental composition

Mathews, J. P., Krishnamoorthy, V., Louw, E., Tchapda, A. H. N., Castro-Marcano, F., Karri, V., Alexis, D. A. & Mitchell, G. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Fuel processing technology. 121, p. 104-113 10 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Atomistic modelling insight into the structure of lignite-based activated carbon and benzene sorption behavior

Huang, Y., Cannon, F. S., Guo, J., Watson, J. K. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 61, p. 56623-56637 15 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Atomistic simulation of coal char isothermal oxy-fuel combustion: Char reactivity and behavior

Xin, H., Wang, C., Louw, E., Wang, D. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 15 2016, In : Fuel. 182, p. 935-943 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Atomistic Simulation of Coal Char Oxy-Fuel Combustion: Quantifying the Influences of CO2 to Char Reactivity

Du, Y., Wang, C., Xin, H., Che, D. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 17 2019, In : Energy and Fuels. 33, 10, p. 10228-10236 9 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Breaking the limits of structural and mechanical imaging of the heterogeneous structure of coal macerals

Collins, L., Tselev, A., Jesse, S., Okatan, M. B., Proksch, R., Mathews, J. P., Mitchell, G. D., Rodriguez, B. J., Kalinin, S. V. & Ivanov, I. N., Oct 31 2014, In : Nanotechnology. 25, 43, 435402.

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11 Scopus citations

Chemical-structural properties of South African bituminous coals: Insights from wide angle XRD-carbon fraction analysis, ATR-FTIR, solid state 13C NMR, and HRTEM techniques

Okolo, G. N., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Everson, R. C., Roberts, M. J., Bunt, J. R., Sakurovs, R. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 22 2015, In : Fuel. 158, p. 779-792 14 p.

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105 Scopus citations

Coal char reactivity and micro-structure influences in O2/CO2 combustion using simplified atomistic simulation

Wang, C. A., Xin, H. H., Watson, J. K., Che, D. F. & Mathews, J. P., Jul 1 2016, In : Kung Cheng Je Wu Li Hsueh Pao/Journal of Engineering Thermophysics. 37, 7, p. 1583-1588 6 p.

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Coal seam porosity and fracture heterogeneity of macrolithotypes in the Hancheng Block, eastern margin, Ordos Basin, China

Zhao, J., Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Li, S. & Tao, S., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 159, p. 18-29 12 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Combustion of an Illinois No. 6 coal char simulated using an atomistic char representation and the ReaxFF reactive force field

Castro-Marcano, F., Kamat, A. M., Russo, M. F., van Duin, A. C. T. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2012, In : Combustion and Flame. 159, 3, p. 1272-1285 14 p.

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146 Scopus citations

Competitive or additive behavior for H2O and CO2 gasification of coal char? Exploration via simplistic atomistic simulation

Du, Y., Wang, C., Xin, H., Che, D. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 2019, In : Carbon. 141, p. 226-237 12 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Computer tomography of laboratory generated delayed coke

Mathews, J. P., Karacan, O., Dutta, R. P., Yang, M. G. & Eser, S., Dec 1 2001, In : American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints. 46, 3, p. 252-255 4 p.

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Concerning the nature of coal solutions and suspensions

Painter, P., Sobkowiak, M., Mathews, J. P. & Scaroni, A., Jul 2004, In : Energy and Fuels. 18, 4, p. 1104-1107 4 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Constitution of Drop-Tube-Generated Coal Chars from Vitrinite- and Inertinite-Rich South African Coals

Louw, E. B., Mitchell, G. D., Wang, J., Winans, R. E. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 1, p. 112-120 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Construction Strategy for Atomistic Models of Coal Chars Capturing Stacking Diversity and Pore Size Distribution

Wang, CA., Watson, J. K., Louw, E. & Mathews, J. P., Aug 20 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 8, p. 4814-4826 13 p.

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14 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Correlation between Microporosity and Fractal Dimension of Bituminous Coal Based on Computer-Generated Models

Faulon, J. L., Mathews, J. P., Carlson, G. A. & Hatcher, P. G., Mar 1 1994, In : Energy and Fuels. 8, 2, p. 408-414 7 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Density functional theory molecular modelling and experimental particle kinetics for CO2-char gasification

Roberts, M. J., Everson, R. C., Domazetis, G., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Jones, J. M., Van Sittert, C. G. C. E., Okolo, G. N., Niekerk, D. V. & Mathews, J. P., Aug 8 2015, In : Carbon. 93, p. 295-314 20 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Determining the molecular weight distribution of Pocahontas No. 3 low-volatile bituminous coal utilizing HRTEM and laser desorption ionization mass spectra data

Mathews, J. P., Fernandez-Also, V., Daniel Jones, A. & Schobert, H. H., Jul 1 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 7, p. 1461-1469 9 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Devolatilization, a molecular modeling approach

Mathews, J. P., Hatcher, P. G. & Scaroni, A. W., Dec 1 1998, In : ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 43, 1, p. 136-138 3 p.

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12 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Dispersion of liquefaction catalysts in coal using ionic liquids

Painter, P., Cetiner, R., Pulati, N., Sobkowiak, M. & Mathews, J., May 20 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 5, p. 3086-3092 7 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Dissolution and dispersion of coal in ionic liquids

Painter, P. C., Pulati, N., Cetiner, R., Sobkowiak, M., Mitchell, G. & Mathews, J. P., 2010, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

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1 Scopus citations

Dissolution and dispersion of coal in ionic liquids

Painter, P., Pulati, N., Cetiner, R., Sobkowiak, M., Mitchell, G. D. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 18 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 3, p. 1848-1853 6 p.

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75 Scopus citations

Effect of CO2 injection on heterogeneously permeable coalbed reservoirs

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P., Liu, J. & Pone, D., Jan 11 2014, In : Fuel. 135, p. 509-521 13 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Elucidation of the structural and molecular properties of typical South African coals

Hattingh, B. B., Everson, R. C., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Bunt, J. R., Van Niekerk, D., Jordaan, J. H. L. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 20 2013, In : Energy and Fuels. 27, 6, p. 3161-3172 12 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Evaluation of coal macrolithotypes distribution by geophysical logging data in the Hancheng Block, Eastern Margin, Ordos Basin, China

Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Zhao, J., Li, B., Tao, S. & Li, S., Aug 1 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 165, p. 265-277 13 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Fine structure evaluation of the pair distribution function with molecular models of the Argonne Premium coals

Castro-Marcano, F., Winans, R. E., Chupas, P., Chapman, K., Calo, J. M., Watson, J. K. & Mathews, J. P., Jul 19 2012, In : Energy and Fuels. 26, 7, p. 4336-4345 10 p.

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23 Scopus citations

High-resolution X-ray computed tomography observations of the thermal drying of lump-sized subbituminous coal

Mathews, J. P., Pone, J. D. N., Mitchell, G. D. & Halleck, P., Jan 1 2011, In : Fuel processing technology. 92, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Improved low-volatile bituminous coal representation: Incorporating the molecular-weight distribution

Narkiewicz, M. R. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 2008, In : Energy and Fuels. 22, 5, p. 3104-3111 8 p.

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36 Scopus citations

Improved quantification of curvature in high-resolution transmission electron microscopy lattice fringe micrographs of soots

Wang, C., Huddle, T., Huang, C. H., Zhu, W., Vander Wal, R. L., Lester, E. H. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 1 2017, In : Carbon. 117, p. 174-181 8 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Inducing fractures and increasing cleat apertures in a bituminous coal under isotropic stress via application of microwave energy

Kumar, H., Lester, E., Kingman, S., Bourne, R., Avila, C., Jones, A., Robinson, J., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 1 2011, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 88, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

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65 Scopus citations

Influence of chemical structure on the fluidity of rapidly heated bituminous vitrinites

Mathews, J. P., Hatcher, P. G. & Scaroni, A. W., Dec 1 1997, In : ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 42, 1, p. 214-216 3 p.

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Influence of maceral composition on the structure, properties and behaviour of chars derived from South African coals

Roberts, M. J., Everson, R. C., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Van Niekerk, D., Mathews, J. P. & Branken, D. J., Feb 15 2015, In : Fuel. 142, p. 9-20 12 p.

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47 Scopus citations

Interactions of Illinois No. 6 bituminous coal with solvents: A review of solvent swelling and extraction literature

Mathews, J. P., Clifford, C. E. & Painter, P., Mar 19 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 3, p. 1279-1294 16 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Macromolecular transformations for tectonically-deformed high volatile bituminous via HRTEM and XRD analyses

Song, Y., Jiang, B., Li, M., Hou, C. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2020, In : Fuel. 263, 116756.

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Mapping internal structure of coal by confocal micro-Raman spectroscopy and scanning microwave microscopy

Tselev, A., Ivanov, I. N., Lavrik, N. V., Belianinov, A., Jesse, S., Mathews, J. P., Mitchell, G. D. & Kalinin, S. V., Jun 15 2014, In : Fuel. 126, p. 32-37 6 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Molecular dynamic simulation of coal-solvent interactions in Permian-aged South African coals

Van Niekerk, D. & Mathews, J. P., Apr 1 2011, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 92, 4, p. 729-734 6 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Molecular exchange of ch4 and co2 in coal: Enhanced coalbed methane on a nanoscale

Tambach, T. J., Mathews, J. P. & Bergen, F. V., Oct 15 2009, In : Energy and Fuels. 23, 10, p. 4845-4847 3 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Molecular representations of Permian-aged vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich South African coals

Niekerk, D. V. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 1, p. 73-82 10 p.

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80 Scopus citations

Molecular size of asphaltene solubility fractions

Groenzin, H., Mullins, O. C., Eser, S., Mathews, J. P., Yang, M. G. & Jones, D., Mar 1 2003, In : Energy and Fuels. 17, 2, p. 498-503 6 p.

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107 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Novel simplification approach for large-scale structural models of coal: Three-dimensional molecules to two-dimensional lattices. Part 3: Reactive lattice simulations

Alvarez, Y. E., Moreno, B. M., Klein, M. T., Watson, J. K., Castro-Marcano, F. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 20 2013, In : Energy and Fuels. 27, 6, p. 2915-2922 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations