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Peer-reviewed publications

 46. Machine learning for guiding high-temperature PEM fuel cells with greater power density

Covert artwork of machine learningL. Briceno-Mena, G. Venugopalan, J.A. Romagnoli, and C.G. Arges*. Patterns20212, 100187. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45. Bipolar membrane polarization behavior with systematically varied interfacial areas in the junction region 

Bipolar membrane tocS. Kole**, G. Venugopalan**, D. Bhattacharya**, L. Zhang**, J. Chang***, B. Pivovar, and C.G. Arges*.  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021, 9, 2223. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student, ***LSU undergraduate student 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44. Effect of oxidation level on the interfacial water at the graphene oxide-water interface: From spectroscopic signatures to hydrogen bonding environment 

water at graphene oxide interfaceR. David, A. Tuladhar, L. Zhang**, C.G. Arges, and R. Kumar. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2020, 124, 8167.**LSU graduate student

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43. Electrocatalytic coupling of methane on platinum in superacid electrolytes

Three electrode cell setup for methane conversion to ethane and ethylene

G. Li, Y. Fang, C.G. Arges, C. Plaisance, J.C. Flake. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2020, 167, 155503.

42. Counterion condensation or lack of solvation? Understanding the activity of ions in thin film block copolymer electrolytes

Counterion condensation

Q. Lei**, K. Li, D. Bhattacharya**, J. Xiao, S. Kole**, Q. Zhang, J. Strzalka, J. Lawrence, R. Kumar*, C.G. Arges*. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2020, 8, 15962. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student 

41. A solid-state and flexible supercapacitor that operates across a wide temperature range

supercapacitor

A. Chaichi^. G. Venugopalan^**, C.G. Arges*, M. Gartia*. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2020, 3, 5693. ^contributed to article equally *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student 

40. A high power thermally regenerative ammonia-copper redox flow battery enabled by a zero gap cell design, low-resistant membranes and electrode coatings

Ammonia flow batteryV.M. Palakkal**, T. Nguyen***, P. Nguyen***, M. Chernova****, J.E. Rubio***, G. Venugopalan**, M. Hatzell, X. Zhu*, C.G. Arges*. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2020, 3, 4787. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student, ***LSU undergraduate student, ****NSF REU student

39. Engineering the interlayer spacing of molybdenum disulfide for efficient salinity gradient energy recovery in concentration flow cells

Capacitive deionizationH. Zhu, J. Lai, C.G. Arges, Y. Wang, and X. Zhu. Electrochimica Acta 2020, 342, 136103.

38. Promoting water-splitting in Janus bipolar ion-exchange resin wafers for electrodeionization

Resin waferM.L. Jordan^**, L. Valentino^, N. Nazyrynbekova***, V.M. Palakkal**, S. Kole**, D. Bhattacharya**, Y.J. Lin*, and C.G. Arges*. Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 2020, 5, 922. ^contributed to article equally *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student, *** LSU undergraduate student

37. Advancing electrodeionization with conductive ionomer binders that immobilize ion-exchange resin particles into porous wafer substrates

Ionomer binder resin wafer for electrodeionizationV.M. Palakkal^**, L. Valentino^, Q. Lei, S. Kole, Y.J. Lin*, and C.G. Arges*. npj Clean Water 2020, 3, article 5. ^contributed to article equally, *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student 

36. Stable and highly conductive polycation-polybenzimidazole membrane blends for intermediate temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells

Intermediate temperature fuel cellG. Venugopalan**, K. Chang, J. Nijoka***, S. Livingston***, G.M. Geise, and C.G. Arges*. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2020, 3, 573. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student, ***NSF REU student

35. Peptide-modified electrode surfaces for promoting anion exchange ionomer microphone separation and ionic conductivity

anion exchange ionomer on peptide modified electrodesZ. Su^, S. Kole^**, V.M. Palakkal**, L. Harden, C.-o. Kim, G. Nair, C.G. Arges*, and J.N. Renner*. ACS Materials Letters 2019, 1, 467. ^contributed to article equally, *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student

34. Role of defects in ion transport in block copolymer electrolytes

Aligned and non-aligned block copolymer electrolytesY. Kambe, C.G. Arges, D. Czaplewski, M. Dolejsi, S. Krishnan, M. Stoykovich, J.J. de Pablo, P.F. Neaely. Nano Letters 2019, 19, 4684.

33. Ionic conductivity and counterion condensation in nanoconfined polycation and polyanion brushes prepared from block copolymer templates

Surface force atomic foce microscopy of confined and non-confined polymer electrolyte brushes

C.G. Arges*, K. Li, L. Zhang**, Y. Kambe, G.-p Wu, B. Lwoya, J.N.L. Albert, P.F. Nealey, R. Kumar, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 2019, 4, 365. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student; Invited Contribution to the Issue on Charge Transporting Nanostructured Polymers for Electrochemical Systems

32. Capacitive concentration flow cells for efficient salinity energy recovery with canonized peat moss electrodes

Capacitive deionization with carbon moss electrodeH. Zhu, W. Xu, G. Tan, E. Whiddon, Y. Wang, C.G. Arges, X. Zhu, Electrochimica Acta 2019, 294, 240.

31. Low resistant ion-exchange membranes for energy efficient membrane capacitive deionization

Ion exchange membranes in capactive deionizationV.M. Palakkal**, J.E. Rubio***, Y.J. Lin, and C.G. Arges*, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6, 13778. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student, *** LSU undergraduate student

30. The solvent distribution effect on the self-assembly of symmetric triblock copolymers in solvent vapor annealing

Monte carlo simulation of solvent in block copolymersS. Xiong, D. Li, S.-M. Hur, G.S.W. Craig, C.G. Arges, X.-P. Qu, P.F. Nealey, Macromolecules 2018, 51, 7145.

29. Anion exchange membranes' evolution towards high hydroxide ion conductivity and alkaline resiliency

number of paper citations and publications for anion exchange membrane fuel cellsC.G. Arges* and L. Zhang**, ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1, 2991. *corresponding author, **LSU graduate student

28. Low temperature electrochemical upgrading of bio-oils using polymer electrolyte membranes

Electrochemical process for upgrading bio-oilsT. Lister, L. Diaz, M. Lilga, A. Padmaperuma, Y.J. Lin, V.M. Palakkal*, and C.G. Arges, Energy & Fuels 2018, 32, 5944. *LSU graduate student

27. Microbial desalination with sulfonated sodium polyether ether ketone as cation exchange membrane for enhancing power generation and desalination

Microbial desalination cell with cation exchange membraneF. Lopez Moruna, J.E. Rubio**, P. Atanassov, J.M. Cerratoa, C.G. Arges*, and C. Santoro, Bioelectrochemistry 2018, 121, 176. *corresponding author, **LSU undergraduate student

26. Investigation of patterned and non-patterned poly(2,6-dimethyl 1,4-pheneylene) oxide based anion exchange membranes for enhanced desalination and power generation in microbial desalination cell

Microbial cell with patterned anion exchange membranesF. Lopez Moruna, J.E. Rubio*, C. Santoro, P. Atanassov, J.M. Cerratoa, C.G. Arges*, Solid-State Ionics 2017, 314, 141. *corresponding author, ** LSU undergraduate student

25. Water-soluble top coats for orientation control of liquid crystal-containing block copolymer films

Liquid crystal block copolymers with different alignmentsH. Xie, X. Li, H.-s Suh, J. Ren, L.-s Wan, G.S.W. Craig, C.G. Arges, and P.F. Nealey, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2017, 55, 1569.

24. Biomimetic deposition of zirconia coating on polypropylene separator to enhance thermo- and electro-performance of lithium ion battery

Zirconia membrane separator for lithium ion batteriesJ.-k Pi, H.-c Yang, C. Zhang, H.-q Liang, G.-p Wu, C.G. Arges*, Z.-k Xu, ACS Applied Materials Interfaces 2017, 9, 21971.*corresponding author

23. Directed self-assembly of colloidal particles onto nematic liquid crystalline defects engineered by chemically patterned surfaces

Colloidal particle assembly on chemical patterns with liquid crystalsX. Li, J.C. Armas-Pérez, J.P. Hernández-Ortiz, C.G. Arges, X. Liu, J. A. Martinez-Gonzalez, L.E. Ocola, C. Bishop, H. Xie, J.J. de Pablo, and P.F. Nealey, ACS Nano 2017, 11, 6492.

22. Completely interconnected ionic domains enhance conductivity in micro-phase separated block copolymer electrolytes

Ionic domain connectivity improves ionic conductivity in block copolymer electrolytesC.G. Arges*, Y. Kambe, M. Dolejsi, G. Wu, T. Segal-Peretz, J. Ren, C. Cao^*, and P.F. Nealey, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 5619. *corresponding author, ^* LSU high school student researcher

21. Directed self-assembly of polystyrene-b-poly(propylene carbonate) on chemical patterns via thermal annealing for next-generation lithography

Chemical structure of polystyrene-block-carbonate block copolymersG.-w. Yang, G.-p. Wu, X. Chen, J. Ren, S. Xiong, C.G. Arges, S. Ji, X.-B. Lu, D. J. Darensbourg, and P.F. Nealey, Nano Letters 2017, 17, 1233.

20. Controlling domain orientation of liquid crystalline block copolymer in thin tilms through tuning mesogenic chemical structures

Different type of liquid crystal side chains in polyethylene oxide polymersH.-l Xie, X. Li, J. Ren, C. Bishop, C.G. Arges, and P.F. Nealey, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2017, 55, 532.


19. Post-directed-self-assembly membrane fabrication for in-situ analysis of block copolymer structures

Silicon wafer with patterned windows that feature block copolymers for x-ray scatteringJ. Ren, L.E. Ocola, R. Divan, D.A. Czaplewski, T. Segal-Peretz, S. Xiong, C.G. Arges, and P.F. Nealey, Nanotechnology 2016, 27, 435303

18. Perpendicularly aligned, anion conducting nanochannels in block copolymer electrolyte films

Cover artwork of block copolymer electrolytes in interdigitated electrodesC.G. Arges, Y. Kambe, H.-s Suh, L. Ocola, and P.F. Nealey, Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28, 1245.

17. Directed self-assembly of hierarchical supramolecular block copolymer thin films on chemical patterns

Block copolymer with surfactant molecules on chemical patternsG.-p Wu, X. Chen, X. Liu, H.-s Suh, X. Li, J. Ren, C.G. Arges, F. Li, Z. Jiang, and P.F. Nealey, Advanced Materials Interfaces 2016, 3, 160048.

16. Synthesis and alkaline stability of solubilized anion exchange membrane binders based on poly(phenylene oxide) functionalized with quaternary ammonium groups via a hexyl spacer

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of anion exchange ionomer with alkyl side chainJ. Parrondo, M.-s. J. Jung, Z. Wang, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2015, 162, F1236.

15. Mechanically stable poly(aryl ether) anion exchange membranes from commercially available polymers for alkaline fuel cells

Chemical structures of poly(arylene ether) anion exchange membranes. Electron withdrawing groups exacerbate degradation.C.G. Arges, Lihui Wang, and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2015, 162, F686.

14. Combined main-chain/ side-chain ionic liquid crystalline polymer based on "jacketing" effect: design, synthesis, supra-molecular self-assembly and photophysical properties

Polystyrene polymer with imidazolium and liquid crystal side chainsL. Weng, H.L. Xie, C.G. Arges, J. Tang, G.Q. Zhong, H.L. Zhang, and E.Q. Chen, eXPRESS Polymer Letters 2015, 9, 536.

13. Simple and facile synthesis of water-soluble poly(phosphazenium) polymer electrolytes

31 P nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of polyphosphazenesC.G. Arges, Lihui Wang, and V. Ramani, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 61869.

12. Bipolar polymer electrolyte interfaces for hydrogen-oxygen and direct borohydride fuel cells

Polarization curve of direct borohydride fuel cellC.G. Arges, V. Prabhakaran, L. Wang, and V. Ramani, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2014, 39, 14312.

11. Degradation of anion exchange membranes used for hydrogen production by ultrapure water electrolysis

Polarization curve of anion exchange membrane water electrolyzerJ. Parrondo, C.G. Arges, M. Niedzwiecki, E.B. Anderson, K.E. Ayers, and V. Ramani, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 9875.

10. In-situ fluorescence spectroscopy correlates polymer electrolyte degradation to reactive oxygen species generation in an operating fuel cell

Fluoride emission rate versus reactive oxygen species concentration for different fuel cell operating conditionsV. Prabhakaran, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2013, 15, 18965.

9. Best practices for investigating anion exchange membrane suitability for alkaline electrochemical devices – Case study using quaternary ammonium poly (2,6-dimethyl 1,4-phenylene)oxide anion exchange membranes

Polarization curve of anion exchange membrane fuel cellsC.G. Arges, L. Wang, J. Parrondo, and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2013, 160, F1258.

8. Polysulfone-based anion exchange membranes demonstrate excellent chemical stability and performance for the all-vanadium redox flow battery

Vanadium redox flow battery with an anion exchange membraneM.-S. Jung, J. Parrondo, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1, 10458

7. Investigation of cation degradation in anion exchange membranes using multi-dimensional NMR spectroscopy

Multi-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum for analyzing cation degradation rate in anion exchange membranesC.G. Arges and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2013, 160, F1006.

6. Two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy reveals cation-triggered backbone degradation in polysulfone-based anion exchange membranes

Two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of backbone degradation in anion exchange membranesC.G. Arges and V. Ramani, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A. 2013 110, 2490

5. Assessing the influence of different cation chemistries on ionic conductivity and alkaline stability of anion exchange membranes

Cation degradation rate and ionic conductivity in anion exchange membranesC.G. Arges, J. Parrondo, G. Johnson, A.E. Nadhan, and V. Ramani, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 3733.

4. Investigation of polymer electrolyte membrane chemical degradation and degradation mitigation using in situ fluorescence spectroscopy

In-situ fluorescence method for monitoring reactive oxygen species in fuel cellsV. Prabhakaran, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A. 2012, 109, 1029.

3. A perfluorinated anion exchange membrane with a 1, 4-dimethylpiperazinium cation

Ionic conductivity of perfluorinated anion exchange membranesM.-S. Jung, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 6158.

2. Effect of guest molecule flexibility in access to dendritic interiors

Organic dendrimer as an encapsulantS.V. Aathimanikandan, B.S. Sandanaraj, C.G. Arges, C.J. Bardeen, and S. Thayumanavan, Organic Letters 2005, 7, 2809.

1. Probing every layer in dendrons

Organic dendrimer with anthracene active probeK. Sivanandan, S.V. Aathimanikandan, C.G. Arges, C.J. Bardeen, and S. Thayumanavan, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 2020.


Referred technical publications

4. Hot Topics in Alkaline Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Editorial Review, A. Serov, I.V. Zenyuk, C.G. Arges, and M. Chatenet, Journal of Power Sources 2018, 375, 149.

3. Interdisciplinary research for next generation electrolytes used in electrochemical systems

Cover artwork of interface article; solar panel and wind farms with aligned and anti-aligned block copolymer electrolytesC.G. Arges, Electrochemical Society Interface 2017, 26, 47

2. Ion conduction in micro-phase separated block copolymer electrolytes

Aligned and anti-aligned block copolymer electrolytesY. Kambe, C.G. Arges, S. Patel, M.P. Stoykovich, and P.F. Nearley, Electrochemical Society Interface 2017, 26, 61

1. Anion exchange membrane fuel cells

Chalkboard with article title 'anion exchange membrane fuel cells'C.G. Arges, V. Ramani, and P. Pintauro, Electrochemical Society Interface 2010, 19, 31.

Transactions papers

11. L. Zhang, C. Cao, A. Yakimov, and C.G. Arges*, (Invited) Structured Electrochemical Materials Fabricated from Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers and Advanced Lithography, ECS Transactions 2017, 80, 971. *corresponding author

10. L. Zhang, T. Porter, S. Guillory, C. Cao, and C.G. Arges* , Patterning Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Fuel Cell and Electrolysis Applications, ECS Transactions, 2017 77, 1325. *corresponding author

9. V.M. Palakkal and C.G. Arges*, Alternative Ion-Exhange Materials for Membrane Capacitive Deionization, ECS Transactions 2017, 77, 1997. *corresponding author

8. C.G. Arges, Y. Kambe, M. Dolejsi, G. Wu, T. Segal-Peretz, J. Ren, and P.F. Nealey, Realizing the Potential of Micro-Phase Separated Block Copolymer Electrolytes: Ion Domain Connectivity Plays a Prominent Role in Ion Conduction, ECS Transactions 2016, 75, 103.

7. C.G. Arges and V. Ramani, Best practices for examining anion exchange membrane alkaline stability for solid-state alkaline fuel cells, ECS Transactions 2013, 58, 1551.

6. C.G. Arges and V. Ramani, Alkaline stability and ion conductivity of polysulfone anion exchange membranes (AEMs) with different cation chemistries, ECS Transactions 2012, 50, 2183.

5. V. Prabhakaran, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Investigation of PEM degradation kinetics and degradation mitigation using in-situ fluorescence spectroscopy and real-time monitoring of fluoride-ion release, ECS Transactions 2012, 50, 935.

4. C.G. Arges, M.-S. Jung, G. Johnson, J. Parrondo, and V. Ramani, Anion exchange membranes (AEMs) with perfluorinated and polysulfone backbones with different cation chemistries, ECS Transactions 2011, 41, 1795.

3. V. Prabhakaran, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, An in-situ probe for investigating PEM degradation kinetics and degradation mitigation, ECS Transactions 2011, 41, 1347.

2. V. Prabhakaran, C.G. Arges, and V. Ramani, Investigation of molecular probes sensitivity to the Fenton reaction using fluorescence spectroscopy, ECS Transactions 2010, 33, 889.

1. C.G.Arges, S. Kulkarni, A. Baranek, K. Pan, M.J. Jung, D. Patton, K.A. Mauritz, and V. Ramani, Quaternary ammonium and phosphonium based anion exchange membranes for alkaline fuel cells, ECS Transactions 2010, 33, 1903.