Christopher J Cornelius, PhD

Professor

  • 2315 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 2315 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 48 Article
  • 9 Conference article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019
Sulfones
sulfones
Ionomers
Ion Exchange
Ammonium Compounds
3 Citations (Scopus)
gas transport
Sulfonation
Radiation counters
sulfonates
Complexation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solution-blended sulfonated polyphenylene and branched poly(arylene ether sulfone): Synthesis, state of water, surface energy, proton transport, and fuel cell performance

Motealleh, B., Huang, F., Largier, T. D., Khan, W. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 3 2019, In : Polymer. 160, p. 148-161 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfones
Ionomers
Interfacial energy
Ether
Protons
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)

Electrospinning amorphous SiO2-TiO2 and TiO2 nanofibers using sol-gel chemistry and its thermal conversion into anatase and rutile

Huang, F., Motealleh, B., Zheng, W., Janish, M. T., Carter, C. B. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 1 2018, In : Ceramics International. 44, 5, p. 4577-4585 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrospinning
Nanofibers
Titanium dioxide
Sol-gels
Polymethyl Methacrylate
7 Citations (Scopus)
hydrogen fuels
Heptanes
Vanadium
Hydrogen fuels
Proton conductivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tuning quaternary ammonium ionomer composition and processing to produce tough films

Khan, W. R., Murdakes, N. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 25 2018, In : Polymer. 142, p. 99-108 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Ammonium Compounds
Tuning
Processing
Chemical analysis
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Fuel cell performance of pendent methylphenyl sulfonated poly(ether ether ketone ketone)s

Zhang, H., Stanis, R. J., Song, Y., Hu, W., Cornelius, C. J., Shi, Q., Liu, B. & Guiver, M. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Power Sources. 368, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyether ether ketones
Ketones
ketones
fuel cells
Fuel cells
6 Citations (Scopus)

Homopolymer and multi-block Diels-Alder polyphenylenes: Synthesis, physical properties, X-ray diffraction, and gas transport

Largier, T., Huang, F. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 1 2017, In : European Polymer Journal. 89, p. 301-310 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

massively parallel processors
gas transport
Homopolymerization
Physical properties
physical properties
12 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid organic-inorganic 6FDA-6pFDA and multi-block 6FDA-DABA polyimide SiO2–TiO2 nanocomposites: Synthesis, FFV, FTIR, swelling, stability, and X-ray scattering

Huang, F., Tahmasbi Rad, A., Zheng, W., Nieh, M. P. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 13 2017, In : Polymer. 108, p. 105-120 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X ray scattering
Polyimides
Swelling
Nanocomposites
Acids
13 Citations (Scopus)

Improving electrodialysis based water desalination using a sulfonated Diels-Alder poly(phenylene)

Largier, T. D., Wang, D., Mueller, J. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 531, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrodialysis
Electrodialysis
Desalination
Water
Sodium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ionomer solution to film solidification dependence upon solvent type and its impact upon morphology and ion transport

Wang, D., Fan, Y. F., Zhang, M., Moore, R. B. & Cornelius, C. J., Dec 1 2017, In : European Polymer Journal. 97, p. 169-177 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
solidification
Solidification
Ions
ions
5 Citations (Scopus)
Ionomers
swelling
Swelling
copolymers
Copolymers
11 Citations (Scopus)

Polyimide-SiO2-TiO2 nanocomposite structural study probing free volume, physical properties, and gas transport

Huang, F. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 542, p. 110-122 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanocomposites
gas transport
Free volume
polyimides
Polyimides
16 Citations (Scopus)

Random quaternary ammonium Diels-Alder poly(phenylene) copolymers for improved vanadium redox flow batteries

Largier, T. D. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Power Sources. 352, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vanadium
Ammonium Compounds
vanadium
electric batteries
copolymers
3 Citations (Scopus)

SiO2-TiO2-PBC nanocomposite film morphology, solvent swelling, estimated χ parameter, and liquid transport

Huang, F., Zheng, W., Tahmasbi Rad, A., Nieh, M. P. & Cornelius, C. J., Aug 11 2017, In : Polymer. 123, p. 247-257 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanocomposite films
Swelling
Alcohols
Copolymers
Propylene
4 Citations (Scopus)

The role of TEOS-TIP within a pentablock ionomer: Morphology, physical properties, and ion transport

Huang, F., Zheng, W., Tahmasbi Rad, A., Nieh, M. P. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 55, 7, p. 575-586 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
copolymers
Copolymers
titanium
Physical properties
2016
16 Citations (Scopus)

Designing a biocidal reverse osmosis membrane coating: Synthesis and biofouling properties

Hibbs, M. R., McGrath, L. K., Kang, S., Adout, A., Altman, S. J., Elimelech, M. & Cornelius, C. J., Feb 15 2016, In : Desalination. 380, p. 52-59 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofouling
Osmosis membranes
biofouling
Reverse osmosis
Polysulfones
5 Citations (Scopus)
Ionomers
wettability
Interfacial energy
swelling
surface energy
13 Citations (Scopus)
Ionomers
Swelling
Actuators
Ions
Water
9 Citations (Scopus)

Water dynamics in rigid ionomer networks

Osti, N. C., Etampawala, T. N., Shrestha, U. M., Aryal, D., Tyagi, M., Diallo, S. O., Mamontov, E., Cornelius, C. J. & Perahia, D., Dec 14 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 22, 224901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Polymers
Molecules
Elastic scattering
Water
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heat treatment of TiO2/SiO2 electrospun ceramic fibers

Janish, M. T., Huang, F., Suresh, A., Jungjohann, K. L., Barry Carter, C. & Cornelius, C. J., Aug 1 2014, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 20, 3, p. 1976-1977 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

ceramic fibers
Ceramic fibers
heat treatment
Heat treatment
21 Citations (Scopus)

Structure, physical properties, and molecule transport of gas, liquid, and ions within a pentablock copolymer

Fan, Y., Zhang, M., Moore, R. B. & Cornelius, C. J., Aug 15 2014, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 464, p. 179-187 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
polystyrene
copolymers
Copolymers
Physical properties
8 Citations (Scopus)

Super-hydrophobic "smart" sand for buried explosive detection

Sun, X., Liu, Y., Mopidevi, S., Meng, Y., Huang, F., Parisi, J., Nieh, M. P., Cornelius, C. J., Suib, S. L. & Lei, Y., May 1 2014, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 195, p. 52-57 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Explosives detection
explosives detection
sands
Sand
soils
19 Citations (Scopus)

The role of a metal ion within Nafion upon its physical and gas transport properties

Fan, Y., Tongren, D. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 1 2014, In : European Polymer Journal. 50, 1, p. 271-278 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas transport
Transport properties
Metal ions
metal ions
transport properties
6 Citations (Scopus)

Water dynamics within a highly rigid sulfonated polyphenylene

He, L., Cornelius, C. J. & Perahia, D., Jul 2014, In : European Polymer Journal. 56, 1, p. 168-173 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
water
Ionomers
polyphenylene sulfide
Nuclear magnetic resonance
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Ion transport within random-sulfonated and block-sulfonated copolyimides

Hibbs, M. R. & Cornelius, C. J., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Materials Science. 48, 3, p. 1303-1309 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion exchange
Polymers
Ions
Sulfonation
Proton conductivity
18 Citations (Scopus)
Styrene
Ionomers
Metal ions
Physical properties
Gases
11 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of block length upon structure, physical properties, and transport within a series of sulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone)s

Fan, Y., Cornelius, C. J., Lee, H. S., McGrath, J. E., Zhang, M., Moore, R. & Staiger, C. L., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 430, p. 106-112 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfones
sulfones
Ether
Swelling
Ethers
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

Viscoelastic and gas transport properties of a series of multiblock copolymer ionomers

Fan, Y., Zhang, M., Moore, R. B., Lee, H. S., McGrath, J. E. & Cornelius, C. J., Aug 18 2011, In : Polymer. 52, 18, p. 3963-3969 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Transport properties
Copolymers
Gases
Free volume
2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of hydrogen and methanol fuel cell performance of sulfonated diels alder poly(phenylene) membranes

Stanis, R. J., Yaklin, M. A., Cornelius, C. J., Takatera, T., Umemoto, A., Ambrosini, A. & Fujimoto, C. H., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Power Sources. 195, 1, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanol fuels
hydrogen fuels
Hydrogen fuels
fuel cells
Fuel cells
53 Citations (Scopus)

Novel KOH-free anion-exchange membrane fuel cell: Performance comparison of alternative anion-exchange ionomers in catalyst ink

Switzer, E. E., Olson, T. S., Datye, A. K., Atanassov, P., Hibbs, M. R., Fujimoto, C. & Cornelius, C. J., Mar 30 2010, In : Electrochimica Acta. 55, 9, p. 3404-3408 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Ink
Anions
Fuel cells
Ion exchange

Novel porous film-like materials

Sekar, V., Cornelius, C. & Joseph, E. G., Sep 27 2010, 68th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2010, ANTEC 2010. p. 2037-2040 4 p. (Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Extrusion
Fibers
Thermal insulation
Blow molding
Molten materials

Viscoelastic and transport properties of hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers

Fan, Y., Cornelius, C. J., McGrath, J., Lee, H. S. & Chen, Y., Dec 1 2010, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Ether
Transport properties
Protons
Ethers
Ion exchange
2009
22 Citations (Scopus)

From solutions to membranes: Structure studies of sulfonated polyphenylene ionomers

He, L., Fujimoto, C. H., Cornelius, C. J. & Perahia, D., Sep 22 2009, In : Macromolecules. 42, 18, p. 7084-7090 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Membrane structures
Ionomers
Polymers
Sulfonation
Neutron scattering
13 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial effects on water penetration into ultrathin ionomer films: An in situ study using neutron reflectometry

He, L., Smith, H. L., Majewski, J., Fujimoto, C. H., Cornelius, C. J. & Perahia, D., Aug 11 2009, In : Macromolecules. 42, 15, p. 5745-5751 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionomers
Neutrons
Water
Polymers
Silicon
6 Citations (Scopus)

Poly(phenylene)-based anion exchange membranes for alkaline fuel cells

Hibbs, M. R., Fujimoto, C. H. & Cornelius, C. J., Dec 1 2009, Separators and Membranes for Batteries, Capacitors, Fuel Cells, and Other Electrochemical Systems. 30 ed. p. 89-97 9 p. (ECS Transactions; vol. 19, no. 30).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Alkaline fuel cells
Ion exchange
Negative ions
Membranes
Polymers
340 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of poly(phenylene)-based anion exchange membranes for alkaline fuel cells

Hibbs, M. R., Fujimoto, C. H. & Cornelius, C. J., Nov 10 2009, In : Macromolecules. 42, 21, p. 8316-8321 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkaline fuel cells
Anions
Ion exchange
Negative ions
Membranes
66 Citations (Scopus)

Templated Pt-Sn electrocatalysts for ethanol, methanol and CO oxidation in alkaline media

Switzer, E. E., Olson, T. S., Datye, A. K., Atanassov, P., Hibbs, M. R. & Cornelius, C. J., Jan 1 2009, In : Electrochimica Acta. 54, 3, p. 989-995 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrocatalysts
Carbon Monoxide
Aerosols
Methanol
Ethanol
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of temperature and humidity on the oxygen sorption in Diels-Alder polyphenylenes

James, C. W., Cornelius, C. & Marand, E., Jul 3 2009, In : Polymer. 50, 14, p. 3220-3224 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorption
Atmospheric humidity
Oxygen
Ion exchange
Membranes
2008
136 Citations (Scopus)

Gas separation, free volume distribution, and physical aging of a highly microporous spirobisindane polymer

Staiger, C. L., Pas, S. J., Hill, A. J. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 22 2008, In : Chemistry of Materials. 20, 8, p. 2606-2608 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free volume
Polymers
Aging of materials
Gases
Microporosity
285 Citations (Scopus)

Transport properties of hydroxide and proton conducting membranes

Hibbs, M. R., Hickner, M. A., Alam, T. M., McIntyre, S. K., Fujimoto, C. H. & Cornelius, C. J., Apr 8 2008, In : Chemistry of Materials. 20, 7, p. 2566-2573 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transport properties
Protons
Ion exchange
Membranes
Anions
2007

Gas transport and physical aging of a highly microporous polymer as probed by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

Cornelius, C., Hill, A. J., Pas, S. & Staiger, C. L., Dec 28 2007, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Abstracts of Scientific Papers. (ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Positron annihilation
Polymers
Aging of materials
Gases
Spectroscopy
2006
140 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of polyimide-zeolite L mixed matrix membranes for gas separations

Pechar, T. W., Kim, S., Vaughan, B., Marand, E., Tsapatsis, M., Jeong, H. K. & Cornelius, C. J., Jun 1 2006, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 277, 1-2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
polyimides
Polyimides
sorption
Sorption
44 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid poly electrolyte materials for fuel cell applications: Design, synthesis, and evaluation of proton-conducting bridged polysilsesquioxanes

Khiterer, M., Loy, D. A., Cornelius, C. J., Fujimoto, C. H., Small, J. H., McIntire, T. M. & Shea, K. J., Aug 8 2006, In : Chemistry of Materials. 18, 16, p. 3665-3673 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytes
Protons
Fuel cells
Sulfonic Acids
Membranes
92 Citations (Scopus)

Transport in sulfonated poly(phenylene)s: Proton conductivity, permeability, and the state of water

Hickner, M. A., Fujimoto, C. H. & Cornelius, C. J., May 17 2006, In : Polymer. 47, 11, p. 4238-4244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proton conductivity
Ion exchange
Membranes
Water
Transport properties
2005
43 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of domain size in polymer membranes using double-quantum-filtered spin diffusion magic angle spinning NMR

Cherry, B. R., Fujimoto, C. H., Cornelius, C. J. & Alam, T. M., Feb 22 2005, In : Macromolecules. 38, 4, p. 1201-1206 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magic angle spinning
Sulfonic Acids
Polymers
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Membranes
252 Citations (Scopus)

Ionomeric poly(phenylene) prepared by Diels-Alder polymerization: Synthesis and physical properties of a novel polyelectrolyte

Fujimoto, C. H., Hickner, M. A., Cornelius, C. J. & Loy, D. A., Jun 14 2005, In : Macromolecules. 38, 12, p. 5010-5016 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyelectrolytes
Proton conductivity
Physical properties
Polymerization
Thermodynamic stability
2004

Hydrogen gas separations using a highly microporous polymer

Staiger, C. L., Cornelius, C. J. & Wheeler, D. R., Sep 1 2004, In : ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 49, 2, p. 891-892 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Hydrogen
Polymers
Gases
Membranes
Gas permeability

Hydrogen gas separations using a highly microporous polymer

Staiger, C. L., Cornelius, C. J. & Wheeler, D. R., Oct 20 2004, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 228, 1, p. FUEL-188

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Hydrogen
Polymers
Gases
Mechanical stability
Carbon Monoxide

Polymer electrolyte membrane raises power in fuel cells

Cornelius, C., Jun 1 2004, In : Advanced Materials and Processes. 162, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Carbon Monoxide
Polyelectrolytes
Fuel consumption
Carbon monoxide
Service life