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2021

Ren, Zhongkan and Bin Mujib, Shakir and Singh, Gurpreet. (2021) High-Temperature Properties and Applications of Si-Based Polymer-Derived Ceramics: A Review. Materials 14(3), 614. doi:10.3390/ma14030614 

2020

Alkhaldi, Hanof and Kroll, Peter. (2020) Computing the Tantalum−Nitrogen Phase Diagram at High Pressure and High Temperature. The Journal of Physical Chemistry 124 (40), 22221-22227. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04143

Braun,Cordula and Mereacre, Liuda and Hua, Weibo and Stürzer, Tobias and Ponomarev, Ilia and Kroll, Peter and Slabon, Adam and Chen, Zheng and Damour, Yann and Rocquefelte, Xavier and Halet, Jean-François  and Indris, Sylvio. (2020) SnCN2 – A Carbodiimide with an innovative Approach for Energy Storage Systems and Phosphors in modern LED Technology. ChemElectroChem. doi:10.1002/celc.202000765R2

Bhat, Shrikant and Lale, Abhijeet and Bernard, Samuel and Zhang, Wei and Ishikawa, Ryo and Haseen, Shariq and Kroll, Peter and Wiehl, Leonore and Farla, Robert and Katsura, Tomoo and Ikuhara, Yuichi and Riedel, Ralf. (2020) Discovery of Ternary Silicon Titanium Nitride with Spinel-Type Structure. Sci Rep 10, 7372; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-64101-5

Badran, Aly and Marshall, David and Legault, Zacharie and Makovetsky, Ruslana and Provencher, Benjamin and Piche´,Nicolas and Marsh, Mike. (2020) Automated segmentation of computed tomography images of fiber-reinforced composites by deep learning. J Mater Sci 55, 16273–16289. doi:10.1007/s10853-020-05148-7 

Pack, Robert C. and Romberg, Stian K. and  Badran, Aly A. and  Hmeidat, Nadim S. and Yount, Trenton and Compton, Brett G. (2020) Carbon Fiber and Syntactic Foam Hybrid Materials via Core–Shell Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing. Advanced Materials Technologies. doi: 10.1002/admt.202000731

Badran, A. and Bale, H. and Kelly, S. and Marshall, D. (2019). Multiscale 3D Investigation of Damage in Angle-Interlocked Ceramic Matrix Composite under in situ Loading. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 362-363. doi:10.1017/S143192761900254X

Peter Kroll (2020). Simulations of Polymer Pyrolysis: Converting Polysiloxanes into Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics. 44th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, FL, USA.

Peter Kroll (2020). Genesis of “free” Carbon in Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics. 44th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, FL, USA.

Peter Kroll (2020). Genesis of “free” Carbon in Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics. Materials Science & Technology, Portland, OR, USA.

Shariq Haseen and Peter Kroll (2020). Impact of carbon morphology on elastic properties of SiCO ceramics (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual)

Poroshat Taheri and Peter Kroll (2020). Porosity, Hierarchical Structure, and Pore Architecture of Silicon Oxycarbide Aerogels (Oral). 44th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Daytona Beach, FL, USA.

Akshada Hande and Peter Kroll (2020). Study of effect of Hydrogen atmosphere during pyrolysis of Bulk SiCN. NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Jonathan Coria, Michelle Dao, Jonathan Kroll, Peter Kroll (2020). Self-Diffusion in 2-D Silicon Nitride (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Jonathan Coria and Peter Kroll (2020). Self-Diffusion in 2-D Silicon Nitride. Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Virtual Workshop; Online.

Michelle Dao and Peter Kroll (2020). Investigation of Diffusion in Silicon Oxycarbides (SiCO) (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Jonathan Kroll, Ali Badran, David Marshall, Peter Kroll (2020). In-Situ Visualization of Polymer to Ceramic Conversion using Image Segmentation (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Thesis/Dissertations: Zhongkan Ren (PhD thesis) (2020). Organosilicon Polymer-Derived Ceramic Fibers: Fabrication and Molecular Structure Investigations. Kansas State University.

Thesis/Dissertations: Casey Sugie (2020). A study of the structure and thermodynamics of amorphous silicon oxycarbide polymer-derived ceramics with and without mixed-bonding. University of California, Davis.

Thesis/Dissertations: Aaron West, MSTH in Chemistry (2020). Investigation of Computational Determination of Elastic Properties for Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbonitride Materials. University of Texas at Arlington.

Zhongkan Ren and Gurpreet Singh (2020). Fabrication and Characterization of Silicon Oxycarbide Fiber-mats via Electrospinning (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).  

Aly Badran, Rishi Raj, and David Marshall (2020). In-Situ visualization of Polymer-to-Ceramic Conversion Using Image Segmentation (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Spencer Dansereau, Rishi Raj, and David Marshall (2020). Polymer-Derived SiC-SiC Micro-Composites via Nano-Layer Infiltrations (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Maren Ellis and Gurpreet Singh (2020). The 3D Printing of PDCs and Composites (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Porter Herold and Gurpreet Singh (2020). NMR Applied to PDCs (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Alexander Hollar and Alexandra Navrotsky (2020). Sulfides, Electrons, and the Origin of Life (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Isaiah Morris and Alexandra Navrotsky (2020). Confined Nanodiamonds and their Thermodynamic Stability (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

Thomas Siggillino and Himanshu Jain (2020). Analyzing the Microstructure of PDCs using Machine Learning (Video presentation/PowerPoint). NSF PIRE PDC Workshop, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Virtual).

G. Singh. SiCNO Ceramic Fibers from Hybrid Organic/inorganic Pre-ceramic Polymer. KSURF Disc. 2020-006

2019

Aguirre-Medel, Susana and Jana, Prasanta and Kroll, Peter and Sorarù, Gian. (2018). Towards Porous Silicon Oxycarbide Materials: Effects of Solvents on Microstructural Features of Poly(methylhydrosiloxane)/Divynilbenzene Aerogels. Materials. 11 (12) 2589. doi:10.3390/ma11122589

Alkhaldi, Hanof and Kroll, Peter. (2019). Chemical Potential of Nitrogen at High Pressure and High Temperature: Application to Nitrogen and Nitrogen-Rich Phase Diagram Calculations. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123 (12) 7054 to 7060. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00476

Ren, Zhongkan and Gervais, Christel and Singh, Gurpreet. (2019). Preparation and Structure of SiOCN Fibers Derived from Cyclic Silazane/PAA Hybrid Precursor. Royal Society open science. doi:10.1098/rsos.190690

Ren, Zhongkan and Singh, Gurpreet. (2019). Nonoxide polymer-derived CMCs for “super” turbines. American Ceramic Society bulletin. 98 (3) 34-39. 

Ionescu, Emanuel and Bernard, Samuel and Lucas, Romain and Kroll, Peter and Ushakov, Sergey and Navrotsky, Alexandra and Riedel, Ralf. (2019). Polymer‐Derived Ultra‐High Temperature Ceramics (UHTCs) and Related Materials. Advanced Engineering Materials. doi:10.1002/adem.201900269

Bhat, Shrikant and Wiehl, Leonore and Haseen, Shariq and Kroll, Peter and Glazyrin, Konstantin and Gollé-Leidreiter, Philipp and Kolb, Ute and Farla, Robert and Tseng, Jo-Chi and Ionescu, Emanuel and Katsura, Tomoo and Riedel, Ralf. (2019). A Novel High-Pressure Tin Oxynitride Sn2N2O. Angew. Chem. doi:10.1002/chem.201904529

Taheri, Poroshat and Bokka, Apparao and Asgari, Parham and Jeon, Junha and Lang, John C. and Campostrini, Renzo and Soraru, Gian Domenico and Kroll, Peter. (2019) Novel Sulfur-containing Cross-linking Agent for Si-based Preceramic Polymers. Macromolecules: Chemistry and Physics. doi:10.1002/macp.201900380

Thesis/Dissertations: Susana Aguirre-Medel. Synthesis and characterization of porous and dense Silicon Oxycarbide (SiCO) ceramics. (2019). University of Texas at Arlington

Gurpreet Singh (2019). PDC Research at Kansas State University. Chemical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina UFSC, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Gurpreet Singh (2019). Molecular Precursor Derived Ceramics and 2-D Layered Composites for Metal-Ion Batteries. Electrical Engineering, UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Shakir Bin-Mujib, B. Vessalli, W. Bizzo, Talita Mazon, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Electrochemical Performance of Biomass Derived Carbons and PDC Functionalized Carbon Composite. IMECE2019-12742, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT.

Davi Soares and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Electrochemical Behavior of Polymer-Derived Ceramic Functionalized Transition Metal Dichalcogenides. Symposium: 05: Polymer Derived Ceramics (PDCs), Pacrim13 conference. Okinawa, Japan.

Zhongkan Ren, Christel Gervais, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Carbon Rich SiOCN Fibers from Silazane/PAA Hybrid Polymer, P1-108, Materials Science and Technology Conference. Portland, OR.

Federico Toigo, Giorgia Franchin, Paolo Colombo, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Additive manufacture of SiOC composites and investigation of their electrochemical behaviour for energy storage application. Second annual NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Shakir Bin Mujib, Beatriz Vessalli, Waldir A. Bizzo, Talita Mazon, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Biomass Derived Carbons and PDC Functionalized Carbon Composite for Electrochemical Energy Storage.. NSF PIRE second annual workshop. Boulder, CO.

Aly Badran and David Marshall (2019). Deep Learning Image Segmentation on CT Scanned Ceramic Matrix Composites. NSF PIRE second annual workshop. Boulder, CO.

Spencer Dansereau and Rishi Raj (2019). Development of Polymer-Derived Ceramic Matrix Composites with Direct Ink Writing (DIW) and Flash Pyrolysis Infiltration of Polysilizanes. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Benjamin Robles and Rishi Raj (2019). In-situ measurements of stretching and shrinkage during pyrolysis of green PDC fibers under constant load at constant heating rates. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Sophie Justus, Chrystelle Salameh, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). NSF PIRE Summer Abroad: My Internship Experience at The European Institute of Membranes in Montpellier, France. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Jacob Regler, Chrystelle Salameh, and Himanshu Jain (2019). NSF PIRE Summer Experience at The European Institute of Membranes in Montpellier, France. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Zhongkan Ren, Christel Gervais, and Gurpreet Singh (2019). Preparation and Structure of SiOC Fibers Derived from Cyclic Silazane/PAA Hybrid Precursor. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Susana Aguirre-Medel, Kendall Hendrix, Peter Kroll (2019). Synthesis and Characterization of Silicon Oxycarbide (SiCO) ceramics annealed up to 1500 ºC. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Karissa Cordero and Peter Kroll (2019). Synthesis and characterization of polymeric aerogels. Second NSF PIRE workshop. Boulder, CO.

Peter Kroll (2019). Reactive MD Simulations of Polysiloxanes: Modeling the Polymer-to-Ceramic Route towards Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics. Materials Science & Technology, Portland, OR, USA

Shariq Haseen and Peter Kroll (2019). Impact of carbon morphology on mechanical properties of SiCO amorphous ceramics (Oral). Materials Science & Technology, Portland, OR, USA

Akshada Hande and Peter Kroll (2019). Hansen Solubility Parameters for Poly(methylhydrosiloxane) and impact on swelling properties (Oral). ACS Southwest Regional Meeting (SWRM), El Paso, TX.

Kendall Hendrix, Akshada Hande, and Peter Kroll (2019). Determination of Hansen Solubility Parameters for a perhydropolysilazane. ACS Southwest and Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting (SWRM/RMRM), El Paso, TX.

Kendall Hendrix, Akshada Hande, and Peter Kroll (2019). Determination of Hansen Solubility Parameters for a perhydropolysilazane. Chemistry and Biochemistry Society Poster Symposium 2019, University of Texas at Arlington.

Karissa Cordero (2019). Synthesis and characterization of Silicon carbide and Silicon nitride aerogels. Symposium for Undergraduate Research Exploration (SURE 2019), Austin, TX.

Karissa Cordero and Peter Kroll (2019). Synthesis and characterization of Silicon carbide and Silicon nitride aerogels. ACS Southwest Regional Meeting (SWRM), El Paso, TX.

Eman Alasadi and Peter Kroll (2019). Carbon Structure Formation in Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics. ACS Southwest Regional Meeting (SWRM), El Paso, TX. 

Eman Alasadi and Peter Kroll (2019). Carbon Structure Formation in Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramics (oral). Symposium for Undergraduate Research Exploration (SURE 2019), Austin, TX.

Inorganic Polymer Material for Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). Patent No. 62/887,189. UNITED STATES. Application Date = 08/15/2019. Status = Submitted

Silicon-based polymer-derived ceramic composites comprising H-BN nanosheets.. Patent No. 10093584. UNITED STATES. Application Date = 07/08/2015. Date Issued = 10/09/2018. Status = Granted

G. Singh. Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) of Silicon-based High Temperature Polymers. January 2019. (Invention disclosure). KSURF Disc. 2019-027

G. Singh. Polymer-Derived Metal Matrix Composites. January 2019. (Invention disclosure). KSURF Disc. 2019-042

2018

Mukherjee, Santanu and Ren, Zhongkan and Singh, Gurpreet. (2018). Molecular polymer-derived ceramics for applications in electrochemical energy storage devices. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 51 (46) 463001. doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aadb18

Ponomarev, Ilia and Kroll, Peter. (2018). 29Si NMR Chemical Shifts in Crystalline and Amorphous Silicon Nitrides. Materials. 11 (9) 1646. doi:10.3390/ma11091646

Raj, Rishi. 2018. On the Onset of Fracture as a SiliconBased Polymer Converts into the Ceramic Phase. Journal of the American Ceramic Society. doi:10.1111/jace.16089

Zhongkan Ren and Gurpreet Singh (2018). C-rich SiOC Fibers from PAA/Polysiloxane Hybrid Polymer. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Aly Badran, David Marshall (2018). CMC Tensile Testing with In-Situ CT scanning. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Himanshu Jain (2018). Characterization of chemistry of solids, especially glasses. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Casey Sugie, Sally Burke and Alexandra Navrotsky (2018). First Calorimetry of SiBCN Fibers. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Gurpreet Singh (2018). Molecular Precursor-Derived Ceramics for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications. 2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting.

Isabella Cesarone and Gurpreet Singh (2018). NSF PIRE summer abroad: my internship experience at Sorbonne University and University of Limoges in France. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Susana Aguirre-Medel and Peter Kroll (2018). Performance of Porous Silicon Oxycarbide in Environmental Remediation of Organic Dyes. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Lamuel David and Gurpreet Singh (2018). Polymer-derived Ceramic Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Storage. Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Congress.

Cuccato, G. Franchin, S. Mukherjee, M. Abass, P. Colombo, and G. Singh (2018). Silicon Oxycarbide Micro and Nanostructured Electrodes for Electrochemical Energy Storage. International Congress on Ceramics.

Thomas Siggillino, Samuel Bernard, and Himanshu Jain (2018). Synthesis and Characterization of PDC Materials. Undergraduate Research Abroad in Limoges. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Kendall Hendrix and Peter Kroll (2018). Synthesis and characterization of SiC and Si3N4 pre-ceramic aerogels. NSF PIRE PDC workshop. Manhattan, KS.

Kendall Hendrix, Susana Aguirre-Medel, Gian Domenico Soraru, and Peter Kroll (2018). Synthesis of polymeric aerogels using silicon precursors. Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Aluminum-Modified Polysilazanes for Polymer-Derived Ceramic Nanocomposites. Patent No. 9,908,905. UNITED STATES. Application Date = 01/14/2016. Date Issued = 03/06/2018. Status = Granted