Themis Matsoukas

    • 2126 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    1988 …2019
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    Research Output 1988 2019

    2019
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Analytical approach for solving population balances: A homotopy perturbation method

    Kaur, G., Singh, R., Singh, M., Kumar, J. & Matsoukas, T., Aug 26 2019, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 52, 38, 385201.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Population Balance
    Homotopy Perturbation Method
    boundary value problems
    fragmentation
    Agglomeration

    Mathematical analysis of finite volume preserving scheme for nonlinear Smoluchowski equation

    Singh, M., Matsoukas, T. & Walker, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 132221.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoluchowski Equation
    applications of mathematics
    Coalescence
    Mathematical Analysis
    Finite Volume
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Two-compartment modeling and dynamics of top-sprayed fluidized bed granulator

    Kaur, G., Singh, M., Matsoukas, T., Kumar, J., De Beer, T. & Nopens, I., Apr 1 2019, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 68, p. 267-280 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Granulators
    Fluidized Bed
    Breakage
    Fluidized beds
    Agglomeration
    2018

    Evolution of Ideas on Entropy

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 1-21 21 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Entropy
    Thermodynamics
    Statistical mechanics
    Information theory
    Random processes

    Fragmentation and Shattering

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 325-348 24 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Agglomeration
    Monomers

    Generalized Statistical Thermodynamics: Thermodynamics of Probability Distributions and Stochastic Processes

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 1-363 363 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Statistical mechanics
    Random processes
    Probability distributions
    Thermodynamics

    Generalized Thermodynamics

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 197-239 43 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Thermodynamics
    Sampling
    Statistical mechanics
    Information theory

    Irreversible Clustering

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 241-287 47 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Agglomeration
    Flocculation
    Coagulation
    Merging
    Polymerization

    Kinetic Gelation

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 289-323 35 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Gelation
    Agglomeration
    Kinetics
    Polymers
    Phase transitions

    Phase Transitions: The Giant Cluster

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 125-161 37 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Phase transitions
    Thermodynamics
    Gelation
    Polymers
    Sols

    Preface

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, In : Understanding Complex Systems. p. vii-xv

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    The Bicomponent Ensemble

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 163-195 33 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Thermodynamics

    The Cluster Ensemble

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 23-64 42 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Granular materials
    Particles (particulate matter)
    Monomers
    Thermodynamics

    The Most Probable Distribution in the Continuous Limit

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 99-123 25 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Thermodynamic Limit (ThL)

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2018, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 65-97 33 p. (Understanding Complex Systems).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Containers
    Thermodynamics
    2016
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Formation of Reversible Clusters with Controlled Degree of Aggregation

    Lotfizadeh, S., Aljama, H., Reilly, D. & Matsoukas, T., May 17 2016, In : Langmuir. 32, 19, p. 4862-4867 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Silanes
    Agglomeration
    Silicon Dioxide
    Nanoparticles
    ethylenediamine

    Thermodynamics of irreversible aggregation

    Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2016, ECCOMAS Congress 2016 - Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering. Stefanou, G., Papadopoulos, V., Plevris, V. & Papadrakakis, M. (eds.). National Technical University of Athens, Vol. 1. p. 120-136 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Aggregation
    Thermodynamics
    Agglomeration
    Giant Component
    Gelation
    2015
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    Percolation Threshold
    Giant Component
    thresholds
    Self-organization
    Random Graphs
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    A continuum Maxwell theory for the thermal conductivity of clustered nanocolloids

    Lotfizadeh, S. & Matsoukas, T., Jun 12 2015, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 17, 6, 262.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thermal Conductivity
    Thermal conductivity
    Continuum
    thermal conductivity
    continuums
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of Nanostructure on Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids

    Lotfizadeh, S. & Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanomaterials. 2015, 697596.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nanostructures
    Thermal conductivity
    Fluids
    Volume fraction
    Agglomeration
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Engineered Nanoparticles and Their Applications

    Matsoukas, T., Desai, T. & Lee, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanomaterials. 2015, 651273.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Nanoparticles
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Passivation and stabilization of aluminum nanoparticles for energetic materials

    Flannery, M., Desai, T. G., Matsoukas, T., Lotfizadeh, S. & Oehlschlaeger, M. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanomaterials. 2015, 682153.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Aluminum
    Passivation
    Stabilization
    Nanoparticles
    Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Statistical thermodynamics of irreversible aggregation: The sol-gel transition

    Matsoukas, T., Mar 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 8855.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gels
    thermodynamics
    partitions
    condensation
    vapors
    2014
    29 Citations (Scopus)

    Passivation of aluminum nanoparticles by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition for energetic nanomaterials

    Shahravan, A., Desai, T. & Matsoukas, T., May 28 2014, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, 10, p. 7942-7947 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition
    Aluminum
    Nanostructured materials
    Passivation
    Nanoparticles
    5 Citations (Scopus)
    Statistical Thermodynamics
    Thermodynamics
    thermodynamics
    Ensemble
    Physics
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    The thermal conductivity of clustered nanocolloids

    Lotfizadeh, S., Desai, T. & Matsoukas, T., Jun 2 2014, In : APL Materials. 2, 6, 066102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thermal conductivity
    Dispersions
    Silanes
    Silicon Dioxide
    Silica
    2013

    A reduced model for nanoparticle coating in non-equilibrium plasma

    Rovagnati, B., Yarin, A. L., Mashayek, F. & Matsoukas, T., Oct 15 2013, In : Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 377, 28-30, p. 1745-1748 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    nonequilibrium plasmas
    coatings
    nanoparticles
    reactors
    hydrogen plasma

    Monte Carlo simulations of nanofluids

    Lotfizadeh, S. & Matsoukas, T., 2013, Engineering Sciences and Fundamentals 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, Vol. 2. p. 987 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Monte Carlo simulation
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Multi-component population balance modeling of granulation with continuous addition of binder

    Marshall, C. L., Rajniak, P. & Matsoukas, T., Feb 1 2013, In : Powder Technology. 236, p. 211-220 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Granulation
    Binders
    Drug products
    Wetting
    Porosity
    2012
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Controlled manipulation of wetting characteristics of nanoparticles with dry-based plasma polymerization method

    Shahravan, A., Desai, T. & Matsoukas, T., Dec 17 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 101, 25, 251603.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wetting
    manipulators
    polymerization
    nanoparticles
    copper oxides
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Encapsulation and controlled release from core-shell nanoparticles fabricated by plasma polymerization

    Shahravan, A. & Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 14, 1, 668.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plasma polymerization
    Encapsulation
    Dissolution
    Polymerization
    Nanoparticles
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Encapsulation and permeability characteristics of plasma polymerized hollow particles

    Shahravan, A. & Matsoukas, T., Aug 16 2012, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Encapsulation
    Permeability
    Dissolution
    Plasmas
    Plasma polymerization
    Encapsulation
    Nanoparticles
    Permeability
    Dissolution
    Plasmas
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Microbubble formation from plasma polymers

    Shahravan, A., Yelamarty, S. & Matsoukas, T., Sep 27 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116, 38, p. 11737-11743 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymers
    Toluene
    Plasmas
    Solidification
    Hydrogen
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Shifts in plasmon resonance due to charging of a nanodisk array in argon plasma

    Ian Lapsley, M., Shahravan, A., Hao, Q., Krishna Juluri, B., Giardinelli, S., Lu, M., Zhao, Y., Chiang, I. K., Matsoukas, T. & Jun Huang, T., Mar 5 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 100, 10, 101903.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    argon plasma
    charging
    shift
    cold plasmas
    surface plasmon resonance
    2011
    25 Citations (Scopus)

    Numerical simulations of two-component granulation: Comparison of three methods

    Marshall, C. L., Rajniak, P. & Matsoukas, T., May 1 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 89, 5, p. 545-552 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Granulation
    Method of moments
    Computer simulation
    Agglomeration
    Chemical analysis
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition of organic particle thin films

    Li, D., Vrtis, R., Shahravan, A. & Matsoukas, T., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 13, 3, p. 985-996 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chemical Vapor Deposition
    Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition
    Thin Films
    Plasma
    Dielectric Constant
    2010
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Bicomponent aggregation in finite systems

    Matsoukas, T. & Marshall, C. L., Nov 1 2010, In : Europhysics Letters. 92, 4, 46007.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    homogeneity
    solutes
    deviation
    scaling
    21 Citations (Scopus)

    Constant number Monte Carlo simulation of population balances with multiple growth mechanisms

    Khalili, S., Lin, Y., Armaou, A. & Matsoukas, T., Dec 1 2010, In : AICHE Journal. 56, 12, p. 3137-3145 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Chemical reactions
    Nucleation
    Titanium
    Oxidation
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Nanowire charging in collisionless plasma

    Shahravan, A., Lucas, C. & Matsoukas, T., Oct 15 2010, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 108, 8, 083303.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    collisionless plasmas
    charging
    nanowires
    aspect ratio
    collisions

    Thin-film deposition on nanoparticles in low-pressure plasma

    Shahravan, A. & Matsoukas, T., Nov 9 2010, Nanotechnology 2010: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites - Technical Proceedings of the 2010 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2010. p. 693-696 4 p. (Nanotechnology 2010: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites - Technical Proceedings of the 2010 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2010; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Nanoshells
    low pressure
    Nanoparticles
    Plasmas
    Thin films
    2009
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Bicomponent aggregation with composition-dependent rates and the approach to well-mixed state

    Matsoukas, T., Kim, T. & Lee, K., Feb 1 2009, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 64, 4, p. 787-799 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Agglomeration
    Chemical analysis
    2008

    Component mixing in bicomponent aggregation: Classification of kernels

    Matsoukas, T., Marshall, C. L., Lee, K. & Kim, T., Dec 1 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Agglomeration
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Compositional distributions in multicomponent aggregation

    Lee, K., Kim, T., Rajniak, P. & Matsoukas, T., Mar 1 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 63, 5, p. 1293-1303 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Kinetic theory
    Granulation
    Excipients
    Aggregation
    Agglomeration

    Numerical modeling of two-component granulation

    Marshall, C. L. & Matsoukas, T., Dec 1 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Granulation

    Thin-film deposition on nanoparticles and nanowires in low-pressure plasma

    Shahravan, A. & Matsoukas, T., 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Nanowires
    Nanoparticles
    Plasmas
    Thin films
    2007
    80 Citations (Scopus)

    Analysis of four Monte Carlo methods for the solution of population balances in dispersed systems

    Zhao, H., Maisels, A., Matsoukas, T. & Zheng, C., Apr 10 2007, In : Powder Technology. 173, 1, p. 38-50 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Monte Carlo methods
    Coagulation
    Personal computers
    Condensation
    Dissolution
    2006
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    A reaction model for plasma coating of nanoparticles by amorphous carbon layers

    Yarin, A. L., Rovagnati, B., Mashayek, F. & Matsoukas, T., Apr 14 2006, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 99, 6, 064310.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    coatings
    nanoparticles
    carbon
    particle charging
    continuums
    12 Citations (Scopus)
    Population Balance Equation
    Fokker-Planck equation
    Fokker-Planck Equation
    Truncation
    attachment
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Mean relaxation rate of the dynamic structure factor of the rouse Chain

    Matsoukas, T., Sep 19 2006, In : Macromolecules. 39, 19, p. 6693-6698 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Autocorrelation
    Scattering
    Drainage
    Monomers