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Zinc Oxide

Nickel supported on zinc oxide nanowires as advanced hydrodesulfurization catalysts

Mahendra K. Sunkara a, Franz G. Petzold a,c , Jacek Jasinski a , Ezra L. Clark a,b , Jeong H. Kim a,b , Jason Absher a ,Helge Toufar c

A novel catalyst with deep hydrodesulphurization (HDS) capabilities was tested with the aim of producing ultra-low sulfur diesel oil. The ...

Gas Phase

Gas-Phase, Bulk Production of Metal Oxide Nanowires and Nanoparticles Using a Microwave Plasma Jet Reactor

Mahendra K. Sunkara, Vivekanand Kumar, Jeong H. Kim, Chandrashekhar Pendyala, and Boris Chernomordik

We report gas-phase production of metal oxide nanowires (NWs) and nanoparticles (NPs) using direct oxidation of micron-size metal particles ...

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Novel Ni-ZnO-Al2O3 Nanowire Catalysts for Hydro-desulfurization of Diesel

Mahendra K. Sunkara, Mayank Gupta, Franz G. Petzold, Tu Nguyen, Helge Toufar

Here we demonstrate the feasibility of nickel nanoparticles supported on zinc oxide nanowires to clean off difficult thiophenic compounds ...

MoO3−x Nanowire

MoO3−x Nanowire Arrays As Stable and High-Capacity Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries

Mahendra K. Sunkara*, Praveen Meduri, Ezra Clark, Jeong H. Kim, Ethirajulu Dayalan, and Gamini U. Sumanasekera

In this study, vertical nanowire arrays of MoO3−x grown on metallic substrates with diameters of ∼90 nm show high-capacity retention of ...

CoreÀshell MoO3ÀMoS2 Nanowires

CoreÀshell MoO3ÀMoS2 Nanowires for Hydrogen Evolution: A Functional Design for Electrocatalytic Materials

Mahendra K. Sunkara, Zhebo Chen, Dustin Cummins, Benjamin N. Reinecke, Ezra Clark and Thomas F. Jaramillo

We synthesize vertically oriented coreÀshell nanowires with substoichiometric MoO3 cores of ∼20À50 nm and conformal MoS2 shells of ...

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Surface properties of SnO2 nanowires for enhanced performance with dye-sensitized solar cells

Mahendra K. Sunkara a, Suresh Gubbala,a Harry B. Russell,a Hemant Shah,b Biswapriya Deb,d Jacek Jasinski, and d Heather Rypkemac

In this study, the electron transport and surface properties of nanowires and nanoparticles are investigated to understand the reasons ...

Hybrid Tin Oxide Nanowires

Hybrid Tin Oxide Nanowires as Stable and High Capacity Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries

Mahendra K. Sunkara, Praveen Meduri, Chandrashekhar Pendyala, Vivekanand Kumar, and Gamini U. Sumanasekera

In this report, we present a simple and generic concept involving metal anoclusters supported on metal oxide nanowires as stable and high ...


Alkali-Assisted, Atmospheric Plasma Production of Titania Nanowire Powders and Arrays

Mahendra K. Sunkara, Vivekanand Kumar, Jeong H. Kim,, Jacek B. Jasinski, and Ezra L. Clark

We report a new ultrafast (reaction time on the scale of a minute) gas-phase method for synthesizing highly crystalline titanate ...