Publications

2019

52. “Efficient reductive amination of HMF with well dispersed Pd nanoparticles immobilized in a porous MOF/polymer composite”, V. V. Karve, D. T. Sun, O. Trukhina, E. Oveisi, J. Luterbacher, W. L. Queen, submitted 2019.

51. “A new post-synthetic polymerization strategy makes metal-organic frameworks more stable”, S. Yang, L. Peng, D. Sun, M. Asgari, E. Oveisi, O. Trukhina, S. Bulut, A. Jamali, W. L. Queen, Chemical Science, just accepted, 2019 (featured cover article).

2018

50. “Rapid, Selective Extraction of Trace Amounts of Gold from Complex Water Mixtures with a MOF/Polymer Composite”, D. T. Sun, N. Gasilova, S. Yang, E. Oveisi, W. L. Queen, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2018, 140, 16697. ACS Editors Choice. Featured in C&E News.

49. “An in-situ neutron diffraction and DFT study of hydrogen adsorption in a sodalite-type metal–organic framework, Cu-BTTri”, M. Asgari, R. Semino, P. Schouwink, I. Kochetygov, O. Trukhina, J. D. Tarver, S. Bulut, S. Yang, C. M. Brown, M. Ceriotti, W. L. Queen, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019,8, 1147 (First published: 07 December 2018)

48. “Carbon capture in metal-organic frameworks”, M. Asgari, W. L. Queen.  Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion, and Sequestration, 2018, 1. ISBN 978-1-119-23103-5

47. “MOF/polymer composite synthesized using a double solvent method offers enhanced water and CO2 adsorption properties” L. Peng, S. Yang, D. T. Sun, M. Asgari, W. L. Queen, Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 10602.

46. “Recent Advances in MOF and MOF-Derived Materials in Thermally-Driven Organic Transformations” S. Yang, L. Peng, S. Bulut, and W. L. Queen, Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 2161 (First published: 16 August 2018)

45. “Controllable Synthesis of Multi-Heteroatom Co-Doped Hierarchical Porous Carbon Spheres as an Ideal Catalysis Platform” S. Yang, Y.  Zhu, C.  Cao*, L. Peng, W. L. Queen*, W. Song, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 19664.toc

44. “A metal-organic framework derived Co3S4 hollow nanobox for the selective reduction of nitroarenes” S. Yang, L. Peng, D. T. Sun, E. Oveisi, S. Bulut, and W. L. Queen, ChemSusChem 2018, 11, 3131.

43. “Selective CO2 adsorption by a new metal‐organic framework: synergy between open metal sites and a charged imidazolinium backbone” I. Kochetygov, S. Bulut, M. Asgari, W. L. Queen, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 10527

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42. “Catalyst-Free Synthesis of Aryl Diamines via a Three-Step Reaction Process” S. Bulut and W. L. Queen, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 7, 3806.

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41. “An experimental and computational study of CO2 adsorption in the sodalite-type M-BTT (M = Cr, Mn, Fe, Cu) metal–organic frameworks featuring open metal sites” M. Asgari, S. Jawahery, E. D. Bloch, M. Hudson, R. Flacau, B. Vlaisavljevich, J. R. Long, C. M. Brown, W. L. Queen, Chem.Sci., 2018, 9, 4579. (Featured cover article)

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40. “Rapid, Selective Heavy Metal Removal from Water by a Metal-organic Framework/Polydopamine Composite”, D. T. Sun, L. Peng, W. S. Reeder, S. M. Moosavi, D. Tiana, D. K. Britt, E. Oveisi, W. L. Queen, ACS Central Science, 2018, 4, 3, 349. (Featured cover article)

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2017

39. “MOF-derived cobalt phosphide/carbon nanocubes for selective hydrogenation of nitroarenes to anilines” S. Yang, L. Peng, E. Oveisi, S. Bulut, D. T. Sun, M. Asgari, O. Trukhina, and W. L. Queen, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 24, 4234. (Featured cover article).

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38. “And for MOFs’ Next Trick: Pulling Water Out of Thin Air” W. L. Queen, ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3, 531.

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37. “Using predefined M33-O) clusters as building blocks for an isostructural series of metal-organic frameworks” L. Peng, M. Asgari, P. Mieville, P. Schouwink, S. Bulut, Daniel T. Sun, Z. Zhou, P. Pattison, W. vanBeek, and W. L. Queen, ACS Appl Mater Interfaces,  2017, 9, 23957.
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36. “Structural characterization of framework–gas interactions in the metal–organic framework Co2(dobdc) by in situ single-crystal Xray diffraction”, M. I. Gonzalez,a J. A. Mason, E. D. Bloch, S. J. Teat, K. J. Gagnon, G. Y. Morrison, W. L. Queen, and J. R. Long, Chem. Sci., 2017,8, 4387.

2016

35. “Transparent and Robust Metal-Organic Framework/Polymer Mixed Matrix Membranes as Water Vapor Barriers”, Y. J. Bae, E. S. Cho, F. Qiu, D. T. Sun, T. E. Williams, J. J. Urban, W L. Queen, ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016, 8, 10098. U.S. Patent Application Ser. No: 62/485,241.

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34. “Understanding the formation mechanism of metal nanocrystal@MOF-74 hybrids”, I. Luz, A. Loiudice, D. T. Sun, W. L. Queen, R. Buonsanti, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28 (11), 3839.

33. “Hydrogen Storage and Selective, Reversible O2 Adsorption in a Metal-Organic Framework with Open Chromium(II) Sites”, E. D. Bloch, W. L. Queen, M. R. Hudson, J. A. Mason, D. J. Xiao, L. J. Murray, R. Flacau, C. M. Brown,and J. R. Long, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 8605.

32. “Hydrogen Storage in the Expanded Pore Metal-Organic Frameworks M2(dobpdc) (M = Mg, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn)”, D. Gygi, E. D. Bloch, J. Mason, M. R. Hudson, M. I. Gonzalez, R. Siegelman, T. Darwish, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1128.

31. “Enhanced Permeation Arising from Dual Transport Pathways in Hybrid Polymer-MOF Membranes”, N. C. Sue, D. T. Sun, C. M. Beavers, D. K. Britt, W. L. Queen, J. J. Urban, Energy Environ. Sci, 2016, 9, 922 (featured cover article). U.S. Patent Application Ser. No: 62/417,954

2015

30. “Recent Advances in Carbon Capture with Metal Organic Frameworks”, K. C. Stylianou, W. L. Queen, Chimia 2015, 69, 274.

29. “Understanding Small-Molecule Interactions in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Coupling Experiment with Theory”, J. S. Lee, B. Vlaisavljevich, D. K. Britt, C. M. Brown, M. Haranczyk, J. B. Neaton, B. Smit, J. R. Long, W. L. Queen, Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 5785.

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28. “Sub-Micron Polymer-Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Layered Hybrids via Controlled Chemical Transformation of Naked ZnO Nanocrystal Films”, S. M. Meckler, C. Li, W. L. Queen, T. Williams, J. R. Long, R. Buonsanti, D. Milliron, B.  Helms, Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 7673.

27. “Ab Initio Derived Force Fields for Predicting CO2 Adsorption and Accessibility of Metal Sites in the Metal–Organic Frameworks M-MOF-74 (M = Mn, Co, Ni, Cu)”, E. Haldoupis, J. Borycz, H. Shi, K. D. Vogiatzis, P. Bai, W. L. Queen, J. I. Siepmann, L. Gagliardi, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2015, 119, 16058.

26. “Flexible Metal-Organic Framework Compounds: In-Situ Studies for Selective CO2 Capture”, A. J. Allen, L. Espinal, W. Wong-Ng, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, S. R. Kline, K. L. Kauffman, J. T. Culp, C. Matranga, J. Alloys Compd., 2015, 647, 24.

25. “Gradual Release of Strongly-Bound Nitric Oxide from Fe2(NO)2(dobdc)”, E. D. Bloch, W. L. Queen, S. Chavin, P. S. Wheatley, J. M. Zadrozny, R. Morris. C. M. Brown, C. Lamberti, S. Bordiga, J. R. Long, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 3466.

2014

24. “Reversible CO Binding Enables Tunable CO/H2 and CO/N2 Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks with Exposed Divalent Metal Cations”, E. D. Bloch, M. R. Hudson, J. A. Mason, S. Chavan, V. Crocella, J. D. Howe, K. Lee, A. L. Dzubak, W. L. Queen, J. M. Zadrozny, S. J. Geier, L. C. Lion, L. Gagliardi, B. Smit, J. B. Neaton, S. Bordiga, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long,J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10752.

23. “Comprehensive Study of Carbon Dioxide Adsorption in the Metal-Organic Frameworks M2(dobdc) (M = Mg, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn)”, W. L. Queen*, M. R. Hudson, E. D. Bloch, J. A. Mason, M. Gonzalez, J. S. Lee, D. Gygi, J. D. Howe, K. Lee, T. Darwish, M. James, V. K. Peterson, S. J. Teat, B. Smit, J. B. Neaton, J. R. Long, C. M. Brown*, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4569 (featured cover article).

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22. “Ligand Coupling Symmetry Correlates With Thermopower Enhancement In Small-Molecule/Nanocrystal Hybrid Materials”, J. J. Lynch, M. Kotiuga, V. V. T. Doan-Nguyen, W. L. Queen, J. D. Forster, R. A. Schlitz, C. B. Murray, J. B. Neaton, M. L. Chabinyc, J. J. Urban, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 10528.

21. “Water Adsorption in Pours Metal-Organic Frameworks and Related Materials”, H. Furukawa, F. Gándara Y-B. Zhang, J. Jiang, W. L. Queen, M. R. Hudson, O. M. Yaghi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 4369.

20. “Oxidation of Ethane to Ethanol by N2O in a Metal-Organic Framework with Coordinatively Unsaturated Iron(II) Sites”, D. J. Xiao, E. D. Bloch, J. A. Mason, W. L. Queen, M. R. Hudson, N. Planas, J. Borycz, A. L. Dzubak, P. Verma, K. Lee, F. Bonino, V. Crocellà, J. Yano, S. Bordiga, D. G. Truhlar, L. Gagliardi, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long, Nature Chem. 2014, 6, 590.

2013

19. “Selective Adsorption of Ethylene over Ethane and Propylene over Propane in the Metal-Organic Frameworks M2(dobdc) (M = Mg, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Zn)” S. J. Geier, J. A. Mason, E. D. Bloch, W. L. Queen, M. R. Hudson, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long,Chem. Sci., 2013, 4, 2054.

18. “Evaluation of Cation-Exchanged Zeolite Adsorbents for Post-Combustion Carbon Dioxide Capture”, T.-H.Bae, M. R. Hudson, J. A. Mason, W. L. Queen, J. J. Dutton, K. Sumida, K. J. Micklash, S. S. Kaye, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 128.

2012

17. “Hydrocarbon Separations in a Metal-Organic Framework with Open Iron(II) Coordination Sites ”, E. D. Bloch, W. L. Queen, R. Krishna, J. M. Zadronzny, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long, Science, 2012, 335, 1606. Work was also highlighted in C&E News, 2012, 90(16), 46.

16. “Unconventional and Highly Selective CO2 Adsorption in Zeolite SSZ-13”, M. R. Hudson, W. L. Queen, J. A. Mason, D. W. Fickel, R. F. Lobo, C. M. Brown,J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 1970.

15. “Hydrogen Adsorption in the Metal-Organic Frameworks Fe2(dobdc) and Fe2(O2)(dobdc)” W. L. Queen, E. D. Bloch, C. M. Brown, M. R. Hudson, J. A. Mason, A.-J. Cuesta-Ramirez, V. K. Peterson, J. R. Long, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 4180.

14. “Symmetry Preservation in a New Noncentrosymmetric Lattice Comprised of Acentric POM Clusters Residing in Bowls of Cs+-Based Half SOD β-cage”, W. L Queen, J. P. West, S.-J. Hwu, T.-T. Tran, P. S. Halasyamani, D. VanDerveer, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1665.

2011

13. “Site Specific CO2 Adsorption and Zero Thermal Expansion in an Anisotropic Pore Network”, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, D. K. Britt, M. R. Hudson, P. Zajdel, O. M. Yaghi, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2011, 115, 24915.

12. “Extended Utility of Molten Salt Chemistry: Unprecedented Synthesis of a Water-Soluble Salt-Inclusion Solid Comprised of High-Nuclearity Vanadium Oxide Clusters”, W. L. Queen, J. P. West, S.-J. Hwu, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 11064.

11. “Selective Binding of O2 over N2 in a Redox-Active Metal-Organic Framework with Open Iron(II) Coordination Sites”, E. D. Bloch, L. J. Murray, W. L. Queen, S. Chavan, S. N. Maximoff, J. P. Bigi, R. Krishna, V. K. Peterson, F. Grandjean, G. J. Long, B. Smit, S. Bordiga, C. M. Brown, J. R. Long, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 14814.

10. “Spaced Heterometallic 3d–4f Magnetic Chains from the Pseudo-One-Dimensional Na2LnMnO(AsO4)2 Series: Stepped Magnetization in the Na2GdMnO(AsO4)2 Ferromagnet”, J. P. West, W. L. Queen, S.-J. Hwu, K. Mancheaux,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1.

2010

9. “Hydrogen storage and carbon dioxide capture in an iron-based sodalite-type metal–organic framework (Fe-BTT) discovered via high-throughput methods”, K. Sumida, S. Horike, S. S. Kaye, Z. R. Herm, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, F. Grandjean, G. J. Long, A. Dailly, J. R. Long, Chem. Sci., 2010, 1, 184.

8. “Origin of FM ordering in Pristine Micro-& Nanostructured ZnO”, R. Podila, W. L. Queen, A. Nath, J. Arantes, A. Schoenhalz, A. Fazzio, G. Dalpian, J. He, S.-J. Hwu, M. Skove, R. Apparao, Nano Lett., 2010, 10, 1383.

7. “Salt-Templated Mesoporous Solids Comprised of Interlinked Polyoxovanadate Clusters”, W. L. Queen, S.-J. Hwu, S. Reighard*, Inorg. Chem, 2010, 49, 1316.

2009 and beyond

6. “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of Na3LnMn3O3(AsO4)3 (Ln = La, Sm, and Gd): A New 3d-4f Series Exhibiting 1-D Manganese(III) Oxide Chains Connected via LnO9 Units ,” J. P. West, S.-J. Hwu, W. L. Queen, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 8439.

5. “Synthesis and Structure of Ba5(V2O7)2Cl2”, K. G. Sanjaya Ranmohotti W. L. Queen, J. P. West, D. VanDerveer, S.-J. Hwu, J. Chem. Crystallogr., 2008, 39, 303.

4. “Versatile Chemistry and Noncentrosymmetric Crystal Structures of Salt-Inclusion Vanadate Hybrids”, W. L. Queen, J. P. West, S.-J. Hwu, D. G. VanDerveer, M. Zarzyczny, R. A. Pavlick, Angew. Chem Int. Ed, 2008, 47, 3791.

3. “New Low-Dimensional Iron(II) Phosphate Exhibiting Field-Dependent Magnetization Steps,” W. L. Queen, S.-J. Hwu, L. Wang Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 5344.

2. “Structural Phase Transition in Two-Dimensional Tetramer-Cuprate, Na5RbCu4(AsO4)4Cl2,” V. Gnezdilov, V. Bedarev, S. Gnatchenko, M. Pashchenko, Y. Pashkevich, P. Lemmens, S. Zvyagin, X.  Mo, W. Queen, S.-J. Hwu, Low Temp. Phys., 2007, 33, 684.

Conference proceedings and other publications

1. “Unveiling Molecular Level Detail of CO2 Adsorption in Several Extensive Families of Metal-Organic Frameworks” W. L. Queen, J. Lee, E. D. Bloch M. R. Hudson, C. M. Brown, J. A. Mason, M. Gonzalez, and J. R. Long, Preprint presented at the 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, 2014.

2. “Tunable CO/H2 and CO/N2 separations in metal-organic frameworks with exposed divalent metal cations via reversible CO binding”, M. R. Hudson, C. M. Brown, E. D. Bloch, J. A. Mason, S. Chavan, V. Crocellà, J. D. Howe, K. Lee, A. L. Dzubak, W. L. Queen, J. M. Zadrozny, S. J. geier, L.-C. Lin, L. Gagliardi, B. Smit, J. B. Neaton, S. Bordiga, and J. R. Long, NIST Center for Neutron Research Accomplishments and Opportunities, 2014, 12.

3. “Oxidation of Ethane to Ethanol by N2 O in an iron(II) metal-organic framework, M. R. Hudson, C. M. Brown, D. J. Xiao, E. D. Bloch, J. A. Mason, W. L. Queen, N. Planas, J. Borycz, A. L. Dzubak, P. Verma, K. Lee, F. Bonino, V. Crocellà, J. Yano, S Bordiga, D. G. Truhlar, L. Gagliardi, and J. R. Long, NIST Center for Neutron Research Accomplishments and Opportunities, 2014, 18. (Cover Article)

4. “Correlations Between Structure and Gas-Adsorption / Separation Properties of Metal-Organic Frameworks”, W. L. Queen, J. Lee, M. Gonzalez, S. Geier, J. A. Mason, J. R. Long, C. M. Brown, M. R. Hudson, S. J. Teat, Trans. Amer. Crystal. Assn., 2013.

5. “Powder Neutron Diffraction Reveals New CO2 Adsorption Interactions in Chabazite Zeolites” M. R. Hudson, W. L. Queen, J. A. Mason, D. W. Fickel, R. F. Lobo, C. M. Brown, NIST Center for Neutron Research Accomplishments and Opportunities, 2012, 16. (Cover Article)

6. “Nature of CO2 Adsorption in Mg-MOF 74: A Combined Neutron Diffraction and First-Principles Study”, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, M. R. Hudson, D. K. Britt, W. Zhou, T. Yildirim, O. M. Yaghi, NIST Center for Neutron Research Accomplishments and Opportunities, 2011, 34.

7. “Hydrogen Storage Properties of Copper and Silver Exchanged Zeolite SSZ-13”, M. R. Hudson, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, Prep. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc. (Div. Fuel Chem), 2011, 56 (2), 177.

8. “Physical Aspects of Hydrogen Adsorption in Microporous Materials”, W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, M. R. Hudson, Prep. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc. (Div. Fuel Chem), 2011, 56 (2), 176.

9. “Coordinatively-Unsaturated Metal-Organic Frameworks for Hydrogen Storage,” W. L. Queen, C. M. Brown, K. Sumida, J. R. Long, NIST Center for Neutron Research Accomplishments and Opportunities, 2010, 28.

10. “New Low-Dimensional Iron(II) Phosphate Exhibiting Field-Dependent Magnetization Steps,” S.-J. Hwu, W. L. Queen, L. Wang, K. G. S. Ranmohotti, Solid-State Chemistry of Inorganic Materials VI, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 988E, 2007, 0988-QQ07.

patent-applications

1. “Transparent Metal-Organic Framework/Polymer Mixed Matrix Membranes as Water Vapor Barriers” U.S. Patent Application Ser. No: 62/485,241, W. L. Queen, Y.-J. Bae, E. S. Cho, F. Qiu, D. T.  Sun, T. Williams, J. J. Urban, 13-Apr-2017.

2. “Generalized Method for Producing Dual Transport Pathway Membranes” U.S. Patent Application Ser. No: 62/417,954, C. M. Beavers, D. K. Britt, N. Su, D. Sun, W. L. Queen, J. J. Urban, 04-Nov-2016.

3. “Post-synthetically Modified Metal-Organic Frameworks for Selective Binding of Heavy Metal Ions in Water”, Patent Application Ser. No: PCT/US2017/028865, D. K. Britt, D. T. Sun, W. L. Queen, 12-Apr-2017.

4. “New composites for extraction of metal or contaminating chemical species”, Patent Application Ser. No: 62/547,988 US, D. T. Sun and W. L. Queen, 24-August-2017.

5. Wendy L. Queen, Shuliang  Yang, Li Peng, Daniel T. Sun, “Method for synthesis of a metal organic framework composite”, patent application EP18169069.4, priority 24.04.2018.