Publications: 2016 - Present

  1. Camina H. Mendis, Zeke A. Piskulich, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 123, 5857-5865 (2019).
    "Tests of the Stokes-Einstein Relation through the Shear Viscosity Activation Energy of Water"
  1. Zeke A. Piskulich, Oluwaseun O. Mesele, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 123, 7185-7194 (2019).
    "Activation Energies and Beyond" (Invited Feature Article, ACS Editors' Choice, Cover Article)
  1. Ankita Katiyar, Julia C. Freire-Sovierzoski, Paul B. Calio, Anthony A. Vartia, and Ward H. Thompson
    ChemComm 55, 6591-6594 (2019).
    "Water Plays a Diverse Role in a Hydrogen-Bonded, Hexameric Supramolecular Assembly"
  1. J. Pablo Palafox-Hernandez,* Camina H. Mendis,* Ward H. Thompson, and Brian B. Laird
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 123, 2915-2924 (2019).
    "Pressure and Temperature Tuning of Gas-Expanded Liquid Structure and Dynamics"
    *equal contribution
  1. Steven A. Yamada, Jae Yoon Shin, Ward H. Thompson, and Michael D. Fayer
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 5790-5803 (2019).
    "Water Dynamics in Nanoporous Silica: Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
  1. Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 170901 (2018).
    "Perspective: Dynamics of Confined Liquids"
  1. Zeke A. Piskulich and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 164504 (2018).
    "The Activation Energy for Water Reorientation Differs between IR Pump-Probe and NMR Measurements" (Editor's Pick)
  1. Antonio Lopalco, Valentino J. Stella, and Ward H. Thompson
    European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 124, 10-16 (2018).
    "Origins, and Formulation Implications, of the pKa Difference Between Boronic Acids and Their Esters: A Density Functional Theory Study"
  1. Zeke A. Piskulich, Oluwaseun O. Mesele, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 134105 (2018).
    "Expanding the Calculation of Activation Volumes: Self- diffusion in Liquid Water"
  1. Zeke A. Piskulich, Oluwaseun O. Mesele, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 147, 134103 (2017).
    "Removing the Barrier to the Calculation of Activation Energies. Diffusion Coefficients and Reorientation Times in Liquid Water(Editor's Pick)
  1. Oluwaseun O. Mesele and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 121, 5823-5833 (2017).
    "A “Universal” Spectroscopic Map for the OH Stretching Mode in Alcohols" (Veronica Vaida Festschrift)
  1. Steven A. Yamada, Ward H. Thompson, and Michael D. Fayer
    Journal of Chemical Physics  147, 234501 (2017).
    "Water-Anion Hydrogen Bonding Dynamics: Ultrafast IR Experiments and Simulations"
  1. Addison J. Schile and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 146, 154109 (2017).
    "Tests for, Origins of, and Corrections to Non-Gaussian Statistics. The Dipole-flip Model"
  1. Swarup K. Maiti, Anand Ramanathan, Ward H. Thompson, and Bala Subramaniam
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 56, 1999-2007 (2017).
    "Strategies to Passivate Brønsted Acidity in Nb-TUD‑1 Enhance Hydrogen Peroxide Utilization and Reduce Metal Leaching during Ethylene Epoxidation"
  1. Craig A. Taatjes, Fang Liu, Brandon Rotavera, Manoj Kumar, Rebecca Caravan, David L. Osborn, Ward H. Thompson, and Marsha I. Lester
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 121, 16-23  (2017).
    "Hydroxyacetone Production From C​3 Criegee Intermediates"
  1. Oluwaseun O. Mesele and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 145, 134107  (2016).
    "Removing the Barrier to the Calculation of Activation Energies"
  1. Stéphane Abel, Nuno Galamba, Esra Karakas, Massimo Marchi, Ward H. Thompson, and Damien Laage
    Langmuir 32, 10610-10620  (2016).
    "On the Structural and Dynamical Properties of DOPC Reverse Micelles"
  1. Tapan Maji, Camina H. Mendis, Ward H. Thompson, and Jon A. Tunge
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 424, 145-152 (2016).
    "Evidence for Isomerizing Hydroformylation of Butadiene. A Combined Experimental and Computational Study"
  1. Pansy D. Patel, Brian B. Laird, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 424, 1-7 (2016).
    "A Density Functional Theory Study of Ethylene Epoxidation Catalyzed by Niobium-doped Silica"
  1. Paul C. Burris, Damien Laage, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Chemical Physics 144, 194709 (2016).
    "Simulations of the Infrared, Raman, and 2D-IR Photon Echo Spectra of Water in Nanoscale Silica Pores"
  1. Krista G. Steenbergen, Jesse L. Kern, Zhenxing Wang, Ward H. Thompson, and Brian B. Laird
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 5010-5019 (2016).
    "Tunability of Gas-Expanded Liquids under Confinement:  Phase Equilibrium and Transport Properties of Ethylene-expanded Methanol in Mesoporous Silica"
  1. Tatsuya Joutsuka, Ward H. Thompson, and Damien Laage
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 7, 616-621 (2016).
    "Vibrational Quantum Decoherence in Liquid Water"
  2. Wenjuan Yan, Anand Ramanathan, Pansy D. Patel, Swarup K. Maiti, Brian B. Laird, Ward H. Thompson, and Bala Subramaniam
    Journal of Catalysis 336, 75-84 (2016).
    "Mechanistic Insights for Enhancing Activity and Stability of Nb-incorporated Silicates for Selective Ethylene Epoxidation"
  1. Jesse L. Kern, Thomas J. Flynn, Zhenxing Wang, Ward H. Thompson, and Brian B. Laird
    Fluid Phase Equlibria 411, 81-87 (2016).
    "Molecular Simulation of Ethylene-expanded Methanol:  Phase Behavior, Structure, and Transport Properties"
  1. Oluwaseun O. Mesele, Anthony A. Vartia, Damien Laage, and Ward H. Thompson
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 120, 1546-1559 (2016).
    "Reorientation of Isomeric Butanols: The Multiple Effects of Steric Bulk Arrangement on Hydrogen-Bond Dynamics"
    (Bruce C. Garrett Festschrift)

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