Publications and Abstracts


Publications

"Varied Thermal Chemistry of Hydrocarbons on Nickel Single-Crystal Surfaces," Sariwan Tjandra, Hansheng Guo, and Francisco Zaera, Topics in Catalysis 54(1-4), (2011) 26.
"Thermal Chemistry of 1,6-Diiodohexane on Ni(100) Single Crystal Surfaces: Mimicking Cyclization Reactions,"  S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. of Physical Chemistry A 103 (1999) 2312.

"Selectivity among Dehydrogenation Steps for Alkyl Groups on Metal Surfaces: Comparison between Nickel and Platinum," F. Zaera, S. Tjandra, T.V.W. Janssens, Langmuir 14 (1998) 1320.

"Thermal Chemistry of Dihalopropanes on Ni(100) Single-Crystal Surfaces: Formation of Cyclopropane, Propene, and Propane," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. of Physical Chemistry B 101 (1997) 1006.

"Surface Science Studies on the Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation Steps of the Interconversion of C6-Cyclic Hydrocarbons on Ni(100)," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. of Catalysis 164 (1996) 82.

"Modified Activities and Selectivities of Silated-Oxidized-Reduced Pd and Pt Catalysts," G.V. Smith, S. Tjandra, M. Musoiu, T. Wiltowski, F. Notheisz, M. Bartok, I. Hannus, D. Ostgard, and V. Malhotra, J. of Catalysis 161 (1996) 441.

“The Thermal Chemistry of Neopentyl Iodide on Ni(100) Surfaces: Selectiviy between a–C-H and g-C-H and between C-H and C-C Bond-Scission Steps in Chemisorbed Neopentyl Moieties” F. Zaera and S. Tjandra, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 118, (1996) 12738.

"Thermal Reactions of Alkyl Iodides on Ni(100) Single Crystal Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117 (1995) 9749.

"The Surface Chemistry of Ethyl Iodide on Hydrogen-Covered Ni(100) Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, Surf. Sci. 322 (1995) 140.

"Low Temperature Decomposition of Alkyl Iodides on Ni(100) Surfaces: Evidence for the Formation of Free Radicals," F. Zaera and S. Tjandra, J. Phys. Chem. 98 (1994) 3044.

"A Study of the Thermal Reaction of Methyl Iodide Coadsorbed with Hydrogen on Ni(111) Surfaces: Hydrogenation of Methyl Species to Methane," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. of Catalysis 147 (1994) 598.

"Adsorption and Thermal Decomposition of Propyl Iodides on Ni(100) Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, Langmuir 10 (1994) 2640.

"The Effect of Hydrogen Coadsorption on the Thermal Chemistry of methyl Iodide on Ni(100) Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. of Catalysis 144 (1993) 361.

"The Thermal Chemistry of Ethyl Iodide Chemisorbed on Ni(100)," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, Surf. Sci.. 289 (1993) 255.

"Evidence for a New Reaction in Organic/Metal Systems: Elimination of Methyl Groups from Alkyl Species Chemisorbed on Nickel ," F. Zaera and S. Tjandra, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 115 (1993) 5851.

"Methyl Iodide Thermal Reactions When Chemisorbed on Ni(100) Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, Langmuir 8 (1992) 2090.

"Determination of Activation Energy for the Dissociation of the Carbon-Iodine Bond in Methyl Iodide Adsorbed on Ni(100) Surfaces," S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, J. Vac. Technol. A, 10 (1992) 404.

“Si Modification of Pd and Pt Catalysts,” S. Tjandra, D. Ostgard, G.V. Smith, M. Musoiu, T. Wiltowski, F. Notheisz, M. Bartok, and J. Stoch, in Catalysis of Organic Reactions (W. L. Pascoe, ed.), Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 1992, p.137.

"Selective Half-Hydrogenation of Alkynes of Silicon Modified Pd," G.V. Smith, S. Tjandra, M. Musoiu, Presented at the 12th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, Lexington, KY, May 1991.

“Static Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Studying Surface Reactions: the Decomposition of Ethylene on Ni(100)\ Surfaces,” S. Tjandra and F. Zaera, Langmuir 7 (1991) 1432.