Bussell Group Publications

(* denotes WWU undergraduate student co-author, ^ denotes WWU M.S. student co-author)

53. *Miles, C. E.; *Carlson, T. R; *Morgan, B. J.; *,^Topalian, P. J.; *Schare, J. R.; Bussell, M. E., “Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Nickel Phosphide on Boron-treated Alumina Supports”, ChemCatChem 2020, 12, 4939-4950.

52. *,^Topalian, P. J.; Liyanage, D. R.; ^Danforth, S. J.; *d’Aquino, A. I.; Brock, S. L.; Bussell, M. E., “Effect of Particle Size on the Deep HDS Properties of Ni2P Catalysts”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123, 25701-25711.

51. Bussell, M. E., “New Methods for the Preparation of Nanoscale Nickel Phosphide Catalysts for Heteroatom Removal Reactions”, RSC Reaction Chemistry and Engineering 2017, 2, 628-635.

50. ^Danforth, S. J.; Liyanage, D. R.; Hitihami-Mudiyanselage, A.; *Ilic, B.; Brock, S. L.; Bussell, M. E., “Probing Hydrodesulfurization over Bimetallic Phosphides Using Monodisperse Ni2-xMxP Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Mesoporous Silica”, Surface Science 2016, 648, 126-135. (Special issue in honor of the 80th birthday of Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai)

49. *d’Aquino, A. I.; ^Danforth, S. J.; *Clinkingbeard, T. R.; *Ilic, B.; Pullan, L.; Reynolds, M. A.; Murray, B. D.; Bussell, M. E., “Highly-Active Nickel Phosphide Hydrotreating Catalysts Prepared In Situ Using Nickel Hypophosphite Precursors”, Journal of Catalysis 2016, 335, 204-214.

48. Liyanage, D. R.; ^Danforth, S. J.; Liu, Y.; Bussell, M. E.; Brock, S. L. “Simultaneous Control of Composition, Size and Morphology in Discrete Ni2-xCoxP Nanoparticles,” Chemistry of Materials 2015, 27, 4349-4357.

47. ^Bowker, R. H.; ^Carrillo, B. A.; *Ilic, B.; Reynolds, M. A.; Bussell, M. E. “Carbazole Hydrodenitrogenation over Nickel Phosphide and Ni-rich Bimetallic Phosphide Catalysts,” Applied Catalysis A 2014, 482, 221-230.

46. Savithra, G. H. L.; ^Bowker, R. H.; *Carrillo, B. A.; Bussell, M. E.; Brock, S. L. “Mesoporous Matrix Encapsulation for the Synthesis of Monodisperse Pd5P2 Nanoparticle Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 5403-5407.

45. Savithra, G. H. L.; Muthuswamy, E.; ^Bowker, R. H.; *Carrillo, B. A.; Bussell, M. E.; Brock, S. L. “Rational Design of Nickel Phosphide Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts: Controlling Particle Size and Preventing Sintering,” Chemistry of Materials 2013, 25, 825-833.

44. Prins, R; Bussell, M.E. “Metal Phosphides: Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Reactivity,” Catalysis Letters 2012, 142, 1413-1436. (review article)

43. ^Bowker, R. H.; *Smith, M. C.; *Carrillo, B. A.; Bussell, M. E. “Synthesis and Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Noble Metal Phosphides: Ruthenium and Palladium,” Topics in Catalysis 2012, 55, 999-1009.

42. ^Bowker, R. H.; *Smith, M. C.; *Pease, M. L.; *Slenkamp, K. M.; Kovarik, L., Bussell, M. E. “Synthesis and Hydrodeoxygenation Properties of Ruthenium Phosphide Catalysts,” ACS Catalysis 2011, 1, 917-922.

41. *Hayes, J. R.; ^Bowker, R. H.; ^Gaudette, A. F.; *Smith, M. C.; *Moak, C. E.; *Nam, C. Y.; Pratum, T. K.; Bussell, M. E. “Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Rhodium Phosphide: Comparison with Rhodium Metal and Sulfide Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis 2010, 276, 249-258.

40. *,^Gaudette, A. F.; ^Burns, A. W; *Hayes, J. R.; *Smith, M. C.; ^Bowker, R. H.; Seda, T.; Bussell, M. E. “Mössbauer Spectroscopy and Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Iron-Nickel Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis 2010, 272, 18-27.

39. Bag, S.; ^Gaudette, A. F.; Bussell, M. E.; Kanatzidis, M. G. “Spongy Chalcogels of Non-platinum Metals act as Effective Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts,” Nature Chemistry 2009, 1, 217-224.

38. *,^Burns, A. W; *,^Gaudette, A. F.; Bussell, M. E. “Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Cobalt Nickel Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis 2008, 260, 262-269.

37. *,^Burns, A. W; Layman, K. A.; *Bale D. H.; Bussell, M. E. “Understanding the Relationship Between Composition and Hydrodesulfurization Properties for Cobalt Phosphide Catalysts,” Applied Catalysis A: General 2008, 343, 68-76.

36. Senevirathne, K.; *,^Burns, A. W; Bussell, M. E.; Brock, S. L. “Synthesis and Characterization of Discrete Nickel Phosphide Nanoparticles:  Effect of Surface Ligation Chemistry on Catalytic Hydrodesulfurization of Thiophene,” Advanced Functional Materials 2007, 17, 3933-3939.

35. ^Parks, G. L.; *Pease, M. L.; *,^Burns, A. W.; Layman, K. A.; Bussell, M. E.; Wang, X.; Hanson, J.; Rodriguez, J. A. “Characterization and Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Catalysts Derived from Amorphous Metal-Boron Materials,” Journal of Catalysis 2007, 246, 277-292.

34. ^Sawhill, S. J.; Layman, K. A.; ^Van Wyk, D. R.; Engelhard, M. H.; Wang, C.; Bussell, M. E. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Nickel Phosphide Catalysts: Effect of the Precursor Composition and Support,” Journal of Catalysis 2005, 231, 300-313.

33. Layman, K. A.; Bussell, M. E. “Infrared Spectroscopic Investigation of Thiophene Adsorption on Silica-supported Nickel Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2004, 108, 15791-15802.

32. Layman, K. A.; Bussell, M. E. “Infrared Spectroscopic Investigation of CO Adsorption on Silica-supported Nickel Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2004, 108, 10930-10941.

31. ^Diaz, B.; *,^Sawhill, S. J.; *Bale, D. H.; *Main, R.; *Phillips, D. C.; *Korlann, S; *Self, R.; Bussell, M. E. “Hydrodesulfurization over Supported Monometallic, Bimetallic and Promoted Carbide and Nitride Catalysts,” Catalysis Today 2003, 86, 191-209.

30. Rodriguez, J. A.; Kim, J.-Y.; Hanson, J. C.; *,^Sawhill, S. J.; Bussell, M. E. “Physical and Chemical Properties of MoP, Ni2P and MoNiP Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts:  Time Resolved XRD, Density-Functional and HDS Activity Studies,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2003, 107, 6276-6285.

29. *,^Sawhill, S. J.; *Phillips, D. C.; Bussell, M. E. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Supported Nickel Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis 2003, 215, 208-219.

28. Bussell, M. E.; *,^Sawhill, S. J.; Layman, K. A.; *Burns, A. W. “New Catalysts for Hydrodesulfurization,” Preprints of the Division of Fuel Chemistry of the ACS 2003, 48, 175-177.

27. *Korlann, S.; ^Diaz, B.; Bussell, M. E. “Synthesis of Bulk and Alumina-Supported Bimetallic Carbide and Nitride Catalysts,” Chemistry of Materials 2002, 14, 4049-4058.

26. *Phillips, D. C.; *Sawhill, S. J.; *Self, R.; Bussell, M. E. “Synthesis, Characterization and Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Silica-Supported Molybdenum Phosphide Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis 2002, 207, 266-273.

25. Sun, M.; Bussell, M. E.; Prins, R. “The Role of Fluorine, Nickel and Full Sulfidation in the Hydrodenitrogenation of O-Toluidine over Tungsten-based Catalysts Prepared from Oxy- and Thio-salts,” Applied Catalysis A 2001, 216, 103-115.

24. Bussell, M. E. "Laying the Foundation: Undergraduate Research Should be the Cornerstone of Every Chemistry Degree," Chemical & Engineering News 2001, 79(13), 206.

23. Mills, P.; *Korlann, S.; Bussell, M. E.; Reynolds, M. A.; Ovchinnikov, M. V.; Angelici, R. J.; Stinner, C.; Weber, Th.; Prins, R. “Vibrational Study of Organometallic Complexes with Thiophene Ligands: Models for Comparison with Adsorbed Thiophene on Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2001, 105, 4418-4429.

22. Mills, P.; *Phillips, D. C.; *Woodruff, B. P.; *Main, R.; Bussell, M. E. “Investigation of the Adsorption and Reactions of Thiophene on Sulfided Cu, Mo and Rh Catalysts,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2000, 104, 3237-3249.

21. Bussell, M. E.; Mills, P.; *Woodruff, B. P.; *Main, R.; *Phillips, D. C. “Synthesis, Characterization, and Evaluation of Bimetallic/Promoted Carbides and Nitrides for Hydrodesulfurization Catalysis,” Preprints of the Division of Petroleum Chemistry of the ACS 1999, 44, 206-208.

20. *Logan, J. W.; ^Heiser, J. L.; *McCrea, K. R.; *Gates, B. D.; Bussell, M. E. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Bimetallic and Promoted Nitride Catalysts,” Catalysis Letters 1998, 56, 165-171.

19. ^Tarbuck, T. L.; *McCrea, K. R.; *Logan, J. W.; ^Heiser, J. L.; Bussell, M. E. “Identification of the Adsorption Mode of Thiophene on Sulfided Mo Catalysts,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 1998, 102, 7845-7857.

18. *McCrea, K. R.; *Logan, J. W.; #Tarbuck, T. L.; #Heiser, J. L.; Bussell, M. E. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Alumina-Supported Molybdenum Carbide and Nitride Catalysts:  Effect of Mo Loading and Phase,” Journal of Catalysis 1997, 171, 255-267.

17. ^Aegerter, P. A.; ^Quigley, W. W. C.; *Simpson, G. J.; Ziegler, D D.; *Logan, J. W.; *McCrea, K. R.; *Glazier, S.; Bussell, M. E. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Alumina-Supported Molybdenum Carbide and Nitride Catalysts:  Adsorption Sites, Catalytic Activities and Nature of the Active Surface,” Journal of Catalysis 1996, 164, 109-121.

16. ^Quigley, W. W. C.; *Yamamoto, H. D.; *Aegerter, P. A.; *Simpson, G. J.; Bussell, M. E. “An Infrared Spectroscopy and Temperature Programmed Desorption Study of Thiophene on γ-Al2O3,” Langmuir 1996, 12, 1500-1510.

15. ^Diaz, A. L.; *Quigley, W. W. C.; *Yamamoto, H. D.; Bussell, M. E. “An Infrared Spectroscopy and Temperature Programmed Desorption Study of CO on Rh/Al2O3 Catalysts:  Probing Support and Overlayer Sites,” Langmuir 1994, 10, 1461-71.

14. ^Diaz, A. L.; Bussell, M. E. “An Infrared Spectroscopy and Temperature Programmed Desorption Study of CO on MoO3/Al2O3 Catalysts:  Quantitation of the Molybdena Overlayer,” Journal of Physical Chemistry 1993, 97, 470-477.

13. Bussell, M. E.; Henn, F. C.; Campbell, C. T. “A BPTDS and HREELS Study of the Interaction of Cyclohexene with the Pt(111) Surface,” Journal of Physical Chemistry 1992, 96, 5978-5982.

12. Henn, F. C.; *Diaz, A. L.; Bussell, M. E.; Hugenschmidt, M. B.; Domagala, M. E.; Campbell, C. T. “The Decomposition of Cyclohexene on Pt(111): A BPTDS and HREELS Study,” Journal of Physical Chemistry 1992, 96, 5965-5974.

11. Marcus, P.; Bussell, M. E. “XPS Study of the Passive Film Formed on Nitrogen-Implanted Austenitic Stainless Steels,” Applied Surface Science 1992, 59, 7-21.

10. Henn, F. C.; Bussell, M. E.; Campbell, C. T. “A Simple Means for Reproducibly Dosing Low Vapor Pressure and/ or Reactive Gases to Surfaces in UHV,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 1991, 9, 10-13.

9. Bussell, M. E.; Somorjai, G. A. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Transition Metal Foils:  Comparison with Metal Sulfides,” Catalysis Letters 1989, 3, 1-8.

8. Bussell, M.E.; Somorjai, G. A. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Rhenium Surfaces:  The Effects of Structure and Adsorbates (C and S),” Journal of Physical Chemistry 1989, 93, 2009-2016.

7. Bussell, M. E. “The Role of Adatoms (C, S) and Surface Structure in Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Transition Metal Surfaces:  A Surface Science and Catalytic Study,” Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Berkeley, University Microfilms International: Ann Arbor, MI, 1988.   

6. Marchon, B.; Ogletree, D. F.; Bussell, M.E.; Somorjai, G. A.; Salmeron, M.; Siekhaus, W. “STM Study of the Structure of the Sulfur (1x2) Overlayer on Mo(001) in Air:  Ordered Domains, Phase Boundaries and Defects,” Journal of Microscopy 1988, 152, 427-439.

5. Bussell, M. E.; Gellman, A. J.; Somorjai, G. A. “The Role of Adsorbate Overlayers in Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Molybdenum and Rhenium Single Crystals,” Catalysis Letters 1988, 1, 195-201.

4. Bussell, M. E.; Gellman, A. J.; Somorjai, G. A. “Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over Transition Metal Surfaces:  Structure Insensitive over Molybdenum and Structure Sensitive over Rhenium,” Journal of Catalysis 1988, 110, 423-426.

3. Marchon, B.; Bernhardt, P.; Bussell, M. E.; Somorjai, G. A.; Salmeron, M; Siekhaus, W. “Atomic Arrangement of Sulfur Adatoms on Mo(001) at Atmospheric Pressure:  A Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study,” Physical Review Letters 1988, 60, 1166-1169.

2. Gellman, A. J.; Bussell, M. E.; Somorjai, G. A. “Catalytic Hydrodesulfurization over the Mo(100) Surface II:  The Role of Adsorbed Sulfur and Mechanism of the Desulfurization Step,” Journal of Catalysis 1987, 107, 103-113.

1. Bussell, M. E.; Somorjai, G. A. “A Radiotracer (14C) and Catalytic Study of Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization over the Clean and Carbided Mo(100) Single Crystal Surface,” Journal of Catalysis 1987, 106, 93-104.