Publications (2009 – present)

Lignocellulose Fiber- and Welded Fiber- Supports for Palladium- Based Catalytic Hydrogenation: A Natural Fiber Welding Application for Water Treatment
David P. Durkin, Tao Ye, Erik G. Larson, Luke M. Haverhals, Kenneth J. T. Livi, Hugh C. De Long, Paul C. Trulove, D. Howard Fairbrother, and Danmeng Shuai
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016, 4, 5511−5522

Electron Induced Surface Reactions of cis-Pt(CO)2Cl2: A Route to Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition of Pure Pt Nanostructures
Julie A. Spencer, Yung-Chien Wu, Lisa McElwee-White and D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9172−9182

Biofilm development on carbon nanotube/polymer nanocomposites
David G. Goodwin Jr., Z. Xia, T. B. Gordon, C. Gao, E. J. Bouwer and D. H. Fairbrother
Environmental Science: Nano, 2016, 3, 545–558

Potential Environmental Impacts and Antimicrobial Efficacy of Silver and Nanosilver-Containing Textiles
Robert B. Reed, Tatiana Zaikova, Angela Barber, Michael Simonich, Ronald Lankone, Michelle Marco, Kiril Hristovski, Pierre Herckes, Laurel Passantino, D. Howard Fairbrother, Robert Tanguay, James F. Ranville, James E. Hutchison, and Paul K. Westerhoff
Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, 4018−4026

The role of low-energy electrons in focused electron beam induced deposition: four case studies of representative precursors
Thorman, Rachel M.; Kumar, Ragesh T. P.; Fairbrother, D. Howard; Oddur Ingólfsson
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2015,  6,  1904-1926  

Electron-Induced Surface Reactions of η3‑Allyl Ruthenium Tricarbonyl Bromide [(η3‑C3H5)Ru(CO)3Br]: Contrasting the Behavior of Different Ligands
Julie A. Spencer, Joseph A. Brannaka, Michael Barclay, Lisa McElwee-White, and D. Howard Fairbrother
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119, 15349−15359

Interactions of Microorganisms with Polymer Nanocomposite Surfaces Containing Oxidized Carbon Nanotubes
David G. Goodwin, Jr., K. M. Marsh, I. B. Sosa, J. B. Payne, J. M. Gorham, E. J. Bouwer, and D. H. Fairbrother
Environmental Science & Technology 2015, 49, 5484−5492

Photochemical Transformation of Graphene Oxide in Sunlight
Wen-Che Hou, Indranil Chowdhury, David G. Goodwin, Jr., W. Matthew Henderson, D. Howard Fairbrother, Dermont Bouchard, and Richard G. Zepp
Environmental Science & Technology 2015, 49, 3435−3443

Photo-Oxidation of Hydrogenated Fullerene (Fullerane) in Water
Jiewei Wu, David G. Goodwin, Jr., Katherine Peter, Denise Benoit, Wenlu Li, D. Howard Fairbrother, and John D. Fortner
Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2014, 1, 490-494

Catalytic Dehydration of 2-Propanol by Size-Selected (WO3)n and (MoO3)n Metal Oxide Clusters
Xin Tang, Dennis Bumueller, Alane Lim, John Schneider, Ulrich Heiz, Gerd Ganteför, D. Howard Fairbrother, and Kit H. Bowen
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 29278–29286

Understanding the electron-stimulated surface reactions of organometallic complexes to enable design of precursors for electron beam-induced deposition
Julie A. Spencer, Samantha G. Rosenberg, Michael Barclay, Yung-Chien Wu, Lisa McElwee-White, D. Howard Fairbrother
Applied Physics A, 2014, 117, 1631–1644

Transformations of oxidized multiwalled carbon nanotubes exposed to UVC (254 nm) irradiation
Julie L. Bitter, Jin Yang, Somayeh Beigzadeh Milani, Chad T. Jafvert, D. Howard Fairbrother
Environmental Science: Nano, 2014, 1, 324–337

Electron Induced Surface Reactions of Organometallic Metal(hfac)2 Precursors and Deposit Purification
Samantha G. Rosenberg , Michael Barclay , and D. Howard Fairbrother
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6 (11), 8590–8601

Transport of Oxidized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes through Silica Based Porous Media: Influences of Aquatic Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, and Natural Organic Matter
Jin Yang, Julie L. Bitter, Billy A. Smith, D. Howard Fairbrother, and William P. Ball
Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 47, 14034-14043

Electron Beam Induced Reactions of Adsorbed Cobalt Tricarbonyl Nitrosyl (Co(CO)3NO) Molecules
Samantha G. Rosenberg, Michael Barclay, and D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (31), 16053–16064

Generating backwashable carbon nanotube mats on the inner surface of polymeric hollow fiber membranes
M. J. Gallagher, H. Huang, K. J. Schwab, D. H. Fairbrother, B.Teychene
Journal of Membrane Science, 2013, 446, 59-67

Anomalous Silica Colloid Stability and Gel Layer Mediated Interactions
Julie L. Bitter, Gregg A. Duncan, Daniel J. Beltran-Villegas, D. Howard Fairbrother, and Michael A. Bevan
Langmuir, 2013, 29, 8835−8844

Bacterial anti-adhesive properties of polysulfone membranes modified with polyelectrolyte multilayers
Li Tang, Wenyu Gu, Peng Yi, Julie L. Bitter, Ji Yeon Hong, D. Howard Fairbrother, Kai Loon Chen
Journal of Membrane Science, 2013, 446, 201-211

Electron induced reactions of surface adsorbed tungsten hexacarbonyl (W(CO) 6)
Samantha G. Rosenberg, Michael Barclay and D. Howard Fairbrother
Phys.Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 4002-4005

Detection of single walled carbon nanotubes by monitoring embedded metals
Robert B. Reed, David G. Goodwin, Kristofer L. Marsh, Sonja S. Capracotta, Christopher P. Higgins, D. Howard Fairbrother and James F. Ranville
Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2013,15, 204-213

Influence of Surface Oxygen on the Interactions of Carbon Nanotubes with Natural Organic Matter
Billy Smith, Jin Yang, Julie L. Bitter, William P. Ball, and D. Howard Fairbrother
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 12839−128472

UV-induced photochemical transformations of citrate-capped silver nanoparticle suspensions
Justin M. Gorham, Robert I. MacCuspie, Kate L. Klein, D. Howard Fairbrother,R. David Holbrook
J Nanopart Res 14, 1139,2012

Substrate temperature and electron fluence effects on metallic films created by electron beam induced deposition
Samantha G. Rosenberg, Kees Landheer, Cornelis W. Hagen, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Vac Sci. Technol. B (5), 051805-01, 2012

Modification of Low Pressure Membranes with Carbon Nanotube Layers for Fouling Control
Gaurav S. Ajmani, David Goodwin, Kristofer Marsh, D. Howard Fairbrother, Kellogg J. Schwab, Joseph G. Jacangelo, Haiou Huang
Water Research 46, 5645-5654, 2012

Ion induced modification of size-selected MoO3 and WO3­ clusters deposited on HOPG
Xiang Li, Kevan A. Wepasnick, Xin Tang, Yi Wang, Kit H. Bowen, and D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Vac Sci. Technol. B, 30(3), 031806-1, 2012

(PbS)32: A baby crystal
Kiran B, Kandalam AK, Rallabandi R, Koirala P, Li X, Tang X, Wang Y, Fairbrother H, Gantefoer G, Bowen K.
J. Chem. Phys., 136(2), 024317, 2012

Evaluation of the Interactions Between Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes and CACO-2 Cells
Katherine A. Clark, Cliona O'Driscoll, Carol A. Cooke, Bill A. Smith, Kevin Wepasnick, D. Howard Fairbrother, Peter S. J. Lees, Joseph P. Bressler
J. Toxicol. Environ. Health, Part A, 72, 25-35, 2012

Surface Morphologies of Size-Selected Mo100±2.5 and (MoO3)67±1.5 Clusters Soft-Landed onto HOPG
K. A. Wepasnick, X. Li, T. Mangler, S. Noessner, C. Wolke, M. Grossmann, G. Gantefoer, D. H. Fairbrother, K. H. Bowen
J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 12299-12307, 2011

Low-Energy Electron-Induced Decomposition and Reactions of Adsorbed Tetrakis(trifluorophosphine)platinum [Pt(PF3)4]
Kees Landheer, Samantha G. Rosenberg, Laurent Bernau, Petra Swiderek,| Ivo Utke, Cornelis W. Hagen, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 17452-17463, 2011

Imaging Carbon Nanotube Interactions, Diffusion, and Stability in Nanopores
Shannon L. Eichmann, Billy Smith, Gulsum Meric, D. Howard Fairbrother, Michael A. Bevan
ACS Nano, 5(7), 5909-5919, 2011

Surface and structural characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes following different oxidative treatments
Kevin A. Wepasnick, Billy A. Smith, Kaitlin E. Schrote, Hannah K. Wilson, Stephen R. Diegelmann, D. Howard Fairbrother
Carbon 49, 24-36, 2011

Electron beam deposition for nanofabrication: Insights from surface science
J.D. Wnuk, S.G. Rosenberg, J.M. Gorham, W.F. van Dorp, C.W. Hagen, D.H. Fairbrother
Surf. Sci., 605, 257-268, 2011

Photochemistry of Aqueous C60 Clusters: Wavelength Dependency and Product Characterization
Wen-Che Hou, Lingjun Kong, Kevin A. Wepasnick, Richard G. Zepp, D. Howard Fairbrother, Chad T. Jafvert
Environ. Sci. Technol., 44, 8121-8127, 2010

Electron beam irradiation of dimethyl-(acetylacetonate) gold(III) adsorbed onto solid substrates
Joshua D. Wnuk, Justin M. Gorham, Samantha G. Rosenberg, William F. van Dorp, Theodore E. Madey, Cornelis W. Hagen, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Appl. Phys., 107, 054301, 2010

Sorption of Aqueous Zn[II] and Cd[II] by Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes: The Relative Roles of Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups and Graphenic Carbon
Hyun-Hee Cho, Kevin Wepasnick,  Billy A. Smith, Fazlullah K. Bangash, D. Howard Fairbrother, William P. Ball
Langmuir, 26(2), 967-981, 2010

Assessing the colloidal properties of engineered nanoparticles inwater: case studies from fullerene C60 nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes
Kai Loon Chen, Billy A. Smith, William P. Ball, D. Howard Fairbrother
Environ. Chem., 7, 10-27, 2010

Atomic radical abatement of organic impurities from electron beam deposited metallic structures
Joshua D. Wnuk, Justin M. Gorham, Samantha G. Rosenberg, Theodore E. Madey, Cornelis W. Hagen, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 28(3), 527-537, 2010

Chemical and structural characterization of carbon nanotube surfaces
Kevin A. Wepanick, Billy A. Smith, Julie L. Bitter, D. Howard Fairbrother
Anal. Bioanal. Chem, 396, 1003-1014, 2010

Electron induced dissociation of trimethyl (methylcyclopentadienyl) platinum (IV): Total cross section as a function of incident electron energy
W. F. van Dorp, J. D. Wnuk, J. M. Gorham, D. H. Fairbrother, T. E. Madey, C. W. Hagen
J. Appl. Phys., 106, 074903, 2009

Influence of Surface Oxides on the Colloidal Stability of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: A Structure – Property Relationship
Billy Smith, Kevin Wepasnick, Kaitlin E. Schrote, Hyun-Hee Cho, William P. Ball, D. Howard Fairbrother
Langmuir, 25(17), 9767-9776, 2009

Growth and Microstructure of Nanoscale Amorphous Carbon Nitride Films Deposited by Electron Beam Irradiation of 1,2-Diaminopropane
Joshua D. Wnuk, Justin M. Gorham, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Phys. Chem. C, 113, 12345-12354, 2009

Electron Induced Surface Reactions of the Organometallic Precursor Trimethyl(methylcyclopentadienyl)platinum (IV)
Joshua D. Wnuk, Justin M. Gorham, Samantha G. Rosenberg, Willem F. van Dorp, Theodore E. Madey, Cornelis W. Hagen, D. Howard Fairbrother
J. Phys. Chem. C, 113, 2487-2496, 2009

Colloidal Properties of Aqueous Suspensions of Acid-Treated, Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Billy Smith, Kevin Wepasnick, K. E. Schrote, A. R. Bertele, William P. Ball, Charles O’Melia, D. Howard Fairbrother
Environ. Sci. Techol., 43, 819-825, 2009