Themis Matsoukas

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    1988 …2019
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    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Mixing of components in two-component aggregation

    Matsoukas, T., Lee, K. & Kim, T., Sep 1 2006, In : AICHE Journal. 52, 9, p. 3088-3099 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Seeds
    Agglomeration
    Seed
    Chemical analysis
    2005
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Nanowire coating by plasma processing

    Cao, J. & Matsoukas, T., Apr 1 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 33, 2 II, p. 829-833 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    nanowires
    coatings
    carbon
    dusty plasmas
    nonuniformity
    2004
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Film deposition on particles trapped in the sheath of reactive dusty plasma: Effect of size distribution

    Matsoukas, T. & Cao, J., Apr 1 2004, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 32, 2 II, p. 699-703 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    trapped particles
    dusty plasmas
    sheaths
    seeds
    nonuniformity
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Synthesis of hollow nanoparticles by plasma polymerization

    Cao, J. & Matsoukas, T., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 6, 5, p. 447-455 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plasma polymerization
    Polymerization
    Cyclohexane
    Nanoparticles
    hollow
    2003
    12 Citations (Scopus)
    dusty plasmas
    Deposition rates
    reactors
    Plasmas
    coatings
    2002
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Deposition kinetics on particles in a dusty plasma reactor

    Cao, J. & Matsoukas, T., Sep 1 2002, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 92, 5, p. 2916-2922 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dusty plasmas
    reactors
    kinetics
    coatings
    low pressure
    121 Citations (Scopus)

    Solution of the population balance equation using constant-number Monte Carlo

    Lin, Y., Lee, K. & Matsoukas, T., Jun 28 2002, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 57, 12, p. 2241-2252 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Nucleation
    Monte Carlo simulation
    2000
    98 Citations (Scopus)

    Simultaneous coagulation and break-up using constant-N Monte Carlo

    Lee, K. & Matsoukas, T., May 1 2000, In : Powder Technology. 110, 1-2, p. 82-89 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Monte Carlo methods
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Solvent effects in the deaggregation of titania nanoparticles

    Vorkapic, D. & Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 2000, In : KONA Powder and Particle Journal. 18, May, p. 102-107 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Alcohols
    Titanium
    Nanoparticles
    1-Propanol
    2-Propanol
    1999
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Can charge fluctuations explain particle growth in low-pressure plasmas?

    Lee, K. & Matsoukas, T., Feb 15 1999, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 85, 4, p. 2085-2092 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    low pressure
    agglomeration
    collision rates
    statistical distributions
    collisions
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Coagulation of charged aerosols

    Smith, M., Lee, K. & Matsoukas, T., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 1, 2, p. 185-195 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Aerosol
    coagulation
    Coulomb interactions
    Aerosols
    46 Citations (Scopus)

    Reversible agglomeration: A kinetic model for the peptization of titania nanocolloids

    Vorkapic, D. & Matsoukas, T., Jun 15 1999, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 214, 2, p. 283-291 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Agglomeration
    Titanium
    Kinetics
    Rate constants
    Particle size
    1998
    249 Citations (Scopus)

    Constant-number Monte Carlo simulation of population balances

    Smith, M. & Matsoukas, T., May 1 1998, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 53, 9, p. 1777-1786 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Monte Carlo methods
    Monte Carlo simulation
    143 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of temperature and alcohols in the preparation of titania nanoparticles from alkoxides

    Vorkapic, D. & Matsoukas, T., Nov 1 1998, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 81, 11, p. 2815-2820 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Colloids
    Hydrolysis
    Alcohols
    Titanium
    Nanoparticles
    1997
    52 Citations (Scopus)
    particle charging
    Fokker-Planck
    ionized gases
    Fluctuations
    Charge

    Monte carlo simulation of agglomeration and grinding

    Matsoukas, T. & Tang, Y., Jan 1 1997, In : Particulate Science and Technology. 15, 2, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Agglomeration
    Monte Carlo methods
    Personal computers
    Powders
    Monte Carlo simulation
    40 Citations (Scopus)

    The coagulation rate of charged aerosols in ionized gases

    Matsoukas, T., Mar 15 1997, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 187, 2, p. 474-483 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Coagulation
    Aerosols
    Gases
    Charge distribution
    1996
    91 Citations (Scopus)

    Stochastic charge fluctuations in dusty plasmas

    Matsoukas, T., Russell, M. & Smith, M., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films. 14, 2, p. 624-630 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dusty plasmas
    Coulomb interactions
    Plasmas
    Electrons
    Ions
    1995
    169 Citations (Scopus)

    Particle charging in low-pressure plasmas

    Matsoukas, T. & Russell, M., Dec 1 1995, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 77, 9, p. 4285-4292 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    particle charging
    low pressure
    encounters
    charge distribution
    ion currents