Laurent Pilon's Research Group
University of California, Los Angeles

PUBLICATIONS





Mesoporous Materials


Electrochemical energy storage

A.L. d’Entremont and L. Pilon, 2014. Thermal Effects of Asymmetric Electrolytes in Electric Double Layer Capacitors. Journal of Power Sources (in press). doi. 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.09.080

J. Aguirre, A. Ferreira, H. Ding, S.A. Jenekhe, N. Kopidakis, M.D. Asta,  L. Pilon, Y. Rubin, S.H. Tolbert, B.J. Schwartz, B. Dunn, and V. Ozolins, 2014. Panoramic View of Electrochemical Pseudocapacitor and Organic Solar Cell Research in Molecularly Engineered Energy Materials (MEEM), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 118, No. 34, pp. 19505-19523. doi: 10.1021/jp501047j

A.L. d’Entremont and L. Pilon, 2014. Scaling Laws For Heat Generation and Temperature Oscillations in EDLCs Under Galvanostatic Cycling. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 75, pp. 637–649. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.04.001

A.L. d’Entremont, and L. Pilon, 2014. First-Order Thermal Model of Commercial EDLCs. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 67, pp. 439-446. doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.03.061

A.L. D'Entremont and L. Pilon, 2014. First Principles Thermal Modeling of Electric Double Layer Capacitors Under Constant-Current Cycling. Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 246, pp. 887- 898. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.08.024

H. Wang, A. Thiele, and L. Pilon, 2013. Simulations of Cyclic Voltammetry for Electric Double  Layers in Asymmetric Electrolytes: Generalized Modified Poisson Nernst-Planck Model. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 117, No. 36, pp. 18286- 18297. doi:10.1021/jp402181e

H. Wang, J. Fang, A. and L. Pilon, 2013. Scaling Laws for Carbon-Based Electric Double Layer Capacitors. Electrochimica Acta, Vol.109, pp.316-321. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2013.07.044

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2013. Mesoscale Modeling of Electric Double Layer Capacitors With Three-Dimensional Ordered Structures, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 221, pp.252-260. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.08.002

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2012. Physical Interpretation of Cyclic Voltammetry for Measuring Electric Double Layer Capacitances, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 64, pp.130-139. doi 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.12.118.

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2012. Intrinsic Limitations of Impedance Measurements in Determining Electric Double Layer Capacitances, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 63, pp. 55–63. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2011.12.051.

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2011. Accurate Simulations of Electric Double Layer Near Ultramicroelectrodes, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 115, no. 33, pp 16711–16719. doi:0.1021/jp204498e.

J. Varghese, H. Wang, and L. Pilon, 2011. Simulating Electric Double Layer Capacitance of Mesoporous Electrodes with Cylindrical Pores. Journal of the Electrochemical Society. Vol.158, No.10, pp. A1106-A1114. doi:10.1149/1.3622342

H. Wang, J. Varghese, and L. Pilon, 2011. Simulation of Electric Double Layer Capacitors with Mesoporous Electrodes: Effects of Morphology and Electrolyte Permittivity, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 56, no. 17, pp. 6189-6197. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2011.03.140

Thermal properties

J. Fang and L. Pilon, 2012. Tuning Thermal Conductivity of Crystalline Nanoporous Silicon by Surface Passivation: A Molecular Dynamic Study, Applied Physics Letter. Vol. 101, No. 1, 011909. doi:10.1063/1.4733352

J. Fang, C. Kang, Y. Huang, S.H. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2012. Thermal Conductivity of Ordered Mesoporous Nanocrystalline Silicon Thin Films Made from Magnesium Reduction of Polymer-Templated Silica. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 116, No. 23, pp. 12926–12933. doi: 10.1021/jp302531d

J. Fang, Y. Huang, C. Lew, Y. Yan, and L. Pilon, 2012. Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Pure Silica MEL and MFI Zeolite Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.111, No.5, 054910. doi:10.1063/1.3692754

J. Fang and L. Pilon, 2011. Scaling Laws for Thermal Conductivity of Crystalline Nanoporous Silicon Using Molecular Dynamic Simulations. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 110, 064305. doi:10.1063/1.3638054.

J. Fang, C. Reitz, T. Brezesinski , E. J. Nemanick, C.B. Kang, S.H. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2011. Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous and Crystalline Mesoporous Titania Thin Films from 30 to 320 K. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 115, No. 30, pp 14606–14614. doi:10.1021/jp203400t

T. Coquil, J. Fang, and L. Pilon, 2011. Molecular Dynamic Study of Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Nanoporous Silica. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 4540–4548. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.06.024

T. Coquil, C.M. Lew, Y. Yan, and L. Pilon, 2010. Thermal Conductivity of MFI and MEL Zeolite Thin Films, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 108, no.4, 044902.doi:10.1063/1.3462500

T. Coquil, C. Reitz, T. Brezesinski , E. J. Nemanick, S.H. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2010. Thermal Conductivity of Mesoporous Titania Films Made From Nanocrystalline Building Blocks and Sol-Gel Reagents, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 114, no. 29, pp 12451–12458. doi:10.1021/jp103251t

T. Coquil, E. Richman, N. Hutchinson, S. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2009. Thermal Conductivity of Cubic and Hexagonal Mesoporous Silica Thin Films, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 106, no.3, 034910. Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Vol. 20, no.8, August 24, 2009. doi:10.1063/1.3182826

K.M. Katika and L. Pilon, 2008. The Effect of Nanoparticles on Thermal Conductivity of Nanocomposite Thin Films at Low Temperatures, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, No.114308. Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Vol. 17, No. 25. doi:10.1063/1.2937208

L. Pilon and K.M. Katika, 2004. Modified Method of Characteristics for Simulating Microscale Energy Transport, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 126, pp. 735-743. doi:10.1115/1.1795233

Optical properties

N. Hutchinson , T. Coquil, E. Richman, S. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2010. Reflectance of Surfactant-Templated Mesoporous Silica Thin Films : Simulations Versus Experiments. Thin Solid Films, Vol. 518, pp. 2134-2140. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2009.08.006

N. Hutchinson , A. Navid, T. Coquil, and L. Pilon, 2010. Effective Optical Properties of Highly Ordered Mesoporous Thin Films. Thin Solid Films, Vol. 518, pp. 2141-2146. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2009.08.048

A. Navid and L. Pilon, 2008. Effect of Polarization and Morphology on the Optical Properties of Absorbing Nanoporous Thin Films, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 516, pp.4159-4167. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2007.10.117

A. Garahan, L. Pilon, J. Yin, and I. Saxena, 2007. Effective Optical Properties of Absorbing Nanoporous and Nanocomposite Thin-Films. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 101, No.11, 014320. doi:10.1063/1.2402327

A. Pap, K. Kordás, J. Vähäkangas, S. Leppävuori, L. Pilon, and S. Szatmári, 2006. Optical Properties of Porous Silicon, Part III: Comparative Study on Experimental and Theoretical Results, Optical Materials, Vol. 28, pp.506-513. doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2005.02.006

M. M. Braun and L. Pilon, 2006. Effective Optical Properties of Non-Absorbing Nanoporous Media. Thin Solid Films, Vol. 496, No.2, pp.505-514. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2005.08.173


Photobiological fuel production


R. Kandilian, T.C. Tsao, and L. Pilon, 2014. Control of Incident Irradiance on a Batch Operated Flat-Plate Photobioreactor. Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 119, pp. 99-108. doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.07.056

R. Kandilian, J. Pruvost, J. Legrand, and L. Pilon, 2014. Influence of Light Absorption Rate by Nannochloropsis oculata on Triglyceride Production During Nitrogen Starvation. Bioresource Technology, Vol. 163, pp. 308–319. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.04.045

R.-L. Heng, E. Lee, and L. Pilon, 2014.Time-Dependent Radiation Characteristics of Nannochloropsis Oculata During Batch Culture. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Transfer, Vol. 144, pp. 154-163. doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.04.008

R.-L. Heng, E. Lee, and L. Pilon, 2014. Radiation Characteristics and Optical Properties of Filamentous Cyanobacteria Anabaena Cylindrica. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 836-845. doi: 10.1364/JOSAA.31.000836

E. Lee, J. Pruvost, X. He, R. Ramakanth, and L. Pilon, 2014. Design Tool and Guidelines for Outdoor Photobioreactors. Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 106, pp. 18-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2013.11.014

E. Lee and L. Pilon, 2013. Absorption and Scattering by Long and Randomly Oriented Linear Chains of Spheres. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1892–1900. Selected to appear in Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, Vol.8, No. 10, Nov. 8, 2013. doi:10.1364/JOSAA.30.001892

R. Kandilian, E. Lee, and L. Pilon, 2013. Radiation and Optical Properties of Nannochloropsis oculata Grown Under Different Irradiances and Spectra. Bioresource Technology, Vol.137, pp. 63-73. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.03.058

E. Lee, R.-L. Heng, and L. Pilon, 2013. Optical Constants of C.reinhardtii, Its Truncated Chlorophyll Antenna Transformants, and Other Biofuel Producing Microalgae. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Transfer, Vol. 114, pp.122-135. doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.08.012.

L. Pilon, H. Berberoğlu, and R. Kandilian, 2011. Radiation Transfer in Photobiological CO2 Fixation and Fuel Productionby Microalgae, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Transfer, Vol. 112, no. 17, pp. 2639–2660. doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.07.004

H. Berberoğlu and L. Pilon, 2010. Maximizing Solar to H2 Energy Conversion Efficiency of Outdoor Photobioreactors Using Mixed Cultures. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 35, pp. 500-510. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.11.030

H. Berberoğlu, P. Gomez, and L. Pilon, 2009. Radiation Characteristics of Botryococcus braunii, Chlorococcum littorale, and Chlorella sp. Used For CO2 Fixation and Biofuel Production, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 110, pp. 1879–1893. doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.04.005

H. Berberoğlu, L. Pilon, and A. Melis, 2008. Radiation Characteristics of Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiCC125 and Its Truncated Chlorophyll Antenna Transformants tla1, tlaX, and 37RP1-tla1, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 33, pp. 6467–6483. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2008.07.071

H. Berberoğlu, J. Jay and L. Pilon, 2008. Effect of Nutrient Medium on Hydrogen Production of A. variabilis in a Flat Panel Photobioreactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 3, pp.1172 – 1184. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.12.036

H. Berberoğlu, N. Barra, L. Pilon, and J. Jay, 2008. Growth, CO2 Consumption, and H2 Production of Anabaena Variabilis Under Various Light Fluxes and CO2 Concentrations, Journal of Applied Microbiology, Vol.104, pp.105-121. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03559.x

H. Berberoğlu and L. Pilon, 2007. Experimental Measurements of the Radiation Characteristics of Anabaena variabilis ATCC 29413-U and Rhodobacter sphaeroides ATCC 49419, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,Vol. 32, pp.4772-4785. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.08.018

H. Berberoğlu, J. Yin, and L. Pilon, 2007. Light transfer in bubble sparged photobioreactors for H2 production and CO2 mitigation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 32, no.13, pp. 2273 – 2285. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.02.018


Pyroelectric energy harvesting


I.M. McKinley, F.Y. Lee, and L. Pilon, 2014. Novel Cycle for Direct Thermomechanical Energy Conversion, Applied Energy, Vol. 126, pp. 78–89. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.03.069

I.M. McKinley, S. Goljahi, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2013. A Novel Thermally-Biased Mechanical Energy Conversion Cycle. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 114, 224111. doi:10.1063/1.4846735

F.Y. Lee, H.R. Jo, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2013. Pyroelectric Energy Conversion Using PLZT Ceramics and the Ferroelectric–Ergodic Relaxor Phase Transition, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol.22, No.2, 025038. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/22/2/025038

I.M. McKinley and L. Pilon, 2013. Phase Transitions and Thermal Expansion in Pyroelectric Energy Conversion, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 102, 023906. doi.10.1063/1.4776668

T. Chin, F.Y. Lee, I.M. McKinley, S. Goljahi, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2012. Direct Thermal to Electrical Energy Conversion Using 9.5/65/35 PLZT Ceramics in the Ergodic Relaxor Phase, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 59, no. 11, pp. 2373-2385. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2012.2470

R.C. Moreno, B.A. James, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Energy Converter For Harvesting Waste Heat: Simulations versus Experiments. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, pp. 4301-4311. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.03.075

I.M. McKinley, R. Kandilian, and L. Pilon, 2012. Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Olsen Cycle on 0.945 Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3O3-0.055 PbTiO3 Single Crystals, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 11, No.3, 035015. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/21/3/035015

F.Y. Lee, S. Goljahi, I. McKinley, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Relaxor Ferroelectric 8/65/35 PLZT and the Olsen Cycle, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, no.2, 025021. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/21/2/025021

F.Y. Lee, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Heat Conduction, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 37, May 2012, pp. 30-37. doi 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.12.034.

R. Kandilian, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2011. Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting Capabilities of PMN-PT Near the Morphotropic Phase Boundary, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 5, 055020. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/20/5/055020

A. Navid and L. Pilon, 2011. Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting using Olsen Cycles in Purified and Porous Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene) Thin Films, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 2, 025012. doi: doi:10.1088/0964-1726/20/2/025012

H.T. Nguyen, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2010. Pyroelectric Energy Converter for Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Co-Polymer P(VDF-TrFE) and Olsen Cycle. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 30, pp. 2127-2137. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2010.05.022

A. Navid, D. Vanderpool, A. Bah, and L. Pilon, 2010. Towards Optimization of a Pyroelectric Energy Converter For Harvesting Waste Heat. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53, pp. 4060–4070. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.05.025

J. Fang, H. Frederich, and L. Pilon, 2010. Harvesting Nanoscale Thermal Radiation Using Pyroelectric Materials, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,Vol. 132, no.6, pp. 092701. doi:10.1115/1.4001634

A. Navid, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2010. Purified and Porous Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene) Thin Films For Pyroelectric Infrared Sensing and Energy Harvesting. Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, pp. 055006(1-13). doi:10.1088/0964-1726/19/5/055006

D. Vanderpool, J.H. Yoon, and L. Pilon, 2008. Simulations of a Prototypical Device Using Pyroelectric Materials For Harvesting Waste Heat. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 51 pp. 5052–5062. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2008.04.008


Biomedical Optics


L. Pilon and K. M. Katika. Time-resolved non-invasive optometric device for medical diagnostic, U.S. Patent No. 7,904,140 B2, March 8, 2011.

D. Yudovsky, A. Nouvong, K. Schomacker, and L. Pilon, 2011. Monitoring Temporal Development and Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Using Hyperspectral Imaging, Journal of Biophotonics, Vol. 4, No. 7–8, pp. 565–576. doi:10.1002/jbio.201000117.

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2011. Retrieving Skin Properties From In Vivo Diffuse Reflectance Measurements on Human Skin, Journal of Biophotonics, Vol. 4, No.5, pp.305-314, doi:10.1002/jbio.201000069.

D. Yudovsky, A. Nouvong, K. Schomacker, and L. Pilon, 2011. Assessing Diabetic Foot Ulcer Development Risk with Hyperspectral Tissue Oximetry, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol.16, No.2, 026009. doi: doi:10.1117/1.3535592.

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2010. Modeling of Local Excitation Fluence Rate and Florescence Emission in Absorbing and Strongly Scattering Multilayered Media. Applied Optics, Vol. 49, No. 31, pp. 6072–6084. doi:10.1364/AO.49.006072

D. Yudovsky , A. Nouvong, and L. Pilon, 2010. Hyperspectral Imaging for Diabetic Foot Wound Care, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, Vol.4, No.5, pp. 1099-1113.

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2010. Rapid and Accurate Estimation of Blood Saturation, Melanin Content, and Epidermis Thickness from Spectral Diffuse Reflectance. Applied Optics, Vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 1707–1719. doi:10.1364/AO.49.001707

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2009. Simple and Accurate Expressions for Diffuse Reflectance of Semi-Infinite and Two-Layer Absorbing and Scattering Media, Applied Optics, Vol. 48, no. 35, pp. 6670-6683. Selected to appear in The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics,Vol. 5, No.1, January 4, 2010. doi:10.1364/AO.48.006670

J. Blackwell, K. M. Katika, L. Pilon, K. Dipple, A. Nouvong, S. Levin, and H. Berberoglu, 2008. In-vivo Time-Resolved Autofluorescence Measurements on Human Skin, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol. 13, no.1, 014004. doi:10.1117/1.2830658

K. M. Katika and L. Pilon, 2007. Feasibility Analysis of an Epidermal Glucose Sensor Based on Time-Resolved Fluorescence, Applied Optics, Vol. 46, No.16, pp. 3359-3368. Selected to appear in (i) The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, Vol. 2, No. 8, 2007, (ii) Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, Vol. 13, No. 12, 2007. doi:10.1364/AO.46.003359

K. M. Katika and L. Pilon, 2006. Steady-State Directional Reflectance and Fluorescence of Human Skin, Applied Optics, Vol. 47, No.17, pp.4174-4183. Selected to appear in The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, Vol. 1, No. 7, 2006. doi:10.1364/AO.45.004174


Foams and microfoams


Rheology

J. Zhao, S. Pillai, and L. Pilon, 2009. Rheology of Microfoams Made From Ionic and Non-Ionic Surfactant Solutions, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 348, pp. 93–99. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2009.06.037

S. Larmignat, D. Vanderpool, H. Lai, and L. Pilon, 2008. Rheology of Colloidal Gas Aphrons (Microfoams). Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol.322. pp. 199-210. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2008.03.010

H. Tseng, L. Pilon, and G. R. Warrier, 2006. Rheology and Convective Heat Transfer of Colloidal Gas Aphrons in Horizontal Minichannels, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 27, No. 2 , pp. 298-310. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2005.08.009

Heat and mass transfer

J.A. Attia, S. Kohli, and L. Pilon, 2013. Scaling Laws in Steady-State Aqueous Foams Including Ostwald Ripening, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 436, pp.1000-1006. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.08.025

J.A. Attia, I.M. McKinley, D. Moreno-Magana, and L. Pilon, 2012. Convective Heat Transfer in Foams in Under Laminar Flow in Pipes and Tube Bundles, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, No.25-26, pp. 7823-7831. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.08.005

H. Tseng, L. Pilon, and G. R. Warrier, 2006. Rheology and Convective Heat Transfer of Colloidal Gas Aphrons in Horizontal Minichannels, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 27, No. 2 , pp. 298-310. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2005.08.009

L. Pilon, A. G. Fedorov, and R. Viskanta, 2000. Gas Diffusion in Closed-Cell Foams, Journal of Cellular Plastics, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 451-474. doi: 10.1106/V8XJ-YFPQ-LGL6-QVFM

Foam dynamics

D. Lotun and L. Pilon, 2005. Physical Modeling of Slag Foaming For Various Operating Conditions and Slag Compositions. ISIJ International, Vol. 45, No.6, pp. 835-840.

L. Pilon and R. Viskanta, 2004. Minimum Superficial Gas Velocity for Onset of Foaming. Chemical Engineering and Processing, Vol.43, No.2, pp.149-160. doi:10.1016/S0255-2701(03)00012-6

L. Pilon, A. G. Fedorov, and R. Viskanta, 2002. Analysis of Transient Thickness of Pneumatic Foams. Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 57, pp. 977-990. doi:10.1016/S0009-2509(02)00010-6

L. Pilon, A. G. Fedorov, and R. Viskanta, 2001. Steady-State Thickness of Liquid-Gas Foams. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 242, No. 2, pp. 425-436. doi:10.1006/jcis.2001.7802


General radiation transfer


E. Lee and L. Pilon, 2013. Absorption and Scattering by Long and Randomly Oriented Linear Chains of Spheres. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1892–1900. doi:10.1364/JOSAA.30.001892

X. He, E. Lee, L. Wilcox, R. Ramakanth, and L. Pilon, 2013. A High-Order Accurate GPU-Based Radiative Transfer Equation Solver for Combustion and Propulsion Applications. Numerical Heat Transfer Part B: Fundamentals, Vol.63, no.6, pp. 457-484. doi:10.1080/10407790.2013.778669.

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2010. Modeling of Local Excitation Fluence Rate and Florescence Emission in Absorbing and Strongly Scattering Multilayered Media. Applied Optics, Vol. 49, No. 31, pp. 6072–6084. doi:10.1364/AO.49.006072

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2009. Simple and Accurate Expressions for Diffuse Reflectance of Semi-Infinite and Two-Layer Absorbing and Scattering Media, Applied Optics, Vol. 48, no. 35, pp. 6670-6683. Selected to appear in The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics,Vol. 5, No.1, January 4, 2010. doi:10.1364/AO.48.006670

R. Kitamura and L. Pilon, 2009. Radiative Heat Transfer in Enhanced Hydrogen Outgassing of Glass. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 34, no.16, pp. 6690-6704. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.05.113

R. Kitamura, L. Pilon, and M. Jonasz, 2007. Optical Constants of of Silica Glass From Extreme Ultraviolet to Far Infrared at Near Room Temperatures. Applied Optics, Vol. 46, No. 33, pp. 8118-8133. doi:10.1364/AO.46.008118. Download data.

K. D. Smith, K. M. Katika, and L. Pilon, 2007. Maximum Time-Resolved Hemispherical Reflectance for Estimating the Scattering and Absorption Coefficients of Turbid Media. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer,Vol. 104, No.3, pp.384-399. doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2006.09.008

J. Yin and L. Pilon, 2006. Efficiency Factors and Radiation Characteristics of Spherical Scatterers in Absorbing Media. Journal of the Optical Society of America, A. Vol. 23, No.11, pp.2784-2796. doi:10.1364/JOSAA.23.002784

H . Randrianalisoa, D. Baillis, and L. Pilon, 2006. Modeling Radiation Characteristics of Semitransparent Media Containing Bubbles or Particles, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A. Vol. 20, No.4, pp. 871-883. Selected to appear in The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, Vol. 1, No. 8, 2006. doi:10.1364/JOSAA.23.001645

H. Randrianalisoa, D. Baillis, and L. Pilon, 2006. Improved Inverse Method for Determining Radiation Characteristics of Fused Quartz Containing Bubbles, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 20, No.4, pp. 871-883. doi: 10.2514/1.16684

K. M. Katika and L. Pilon, 2006. Modified Method of Characteristics for Transient Radiative Transfer, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 98, No.2, pp.220-237. doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2005.05.08

L. Dombrovsky, J. Randrianalisoa, D. Baillis, and L. Pilon, 2006. Use of Mie Theory for Analyzing Experimental Data to Identify Infrared Properties of Fused Quartz Containing Bubbles, Applied Optics, Vol. 44, No. 33, pp. 7021-7031. doi:10.1364/AO.44.007021

D. Baillis, L. Pilon, H. Randrianalisoa, R. Gomez, R. Viskanta, 2004. Measurements of Radiation Characteristics of Fused-Quartz Containing Bubbles, Journal of the Optical Society of America, A. Vol. 21, No.1, pp. 149-159. doi:10.1364/JOSAA.21.000149

L. Pilon and R. Viskanta, 2003. Radiation Characteristics of Glass Containing Gas Bubbles. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol.86, No.8, pp.1313-1320. doi: 10.1111/j.1151-2916.2003.tb03468.x


Energy efficiency and product quality in glass manufacturing


L. Pilon, F. Janos, and R. Kitamura, 2014. Effective Thermal Conductivity of Soda-lime Silicate Glassmelts with Different Iron Contents between 1100 and 1500oC. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 97, No. 2, pp. 442–450. doi: 10.1111/jace.12768

L. Pilon , 2012. Foams in Glass Manufacturing in Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications, Edited by P. Stevenson, Wiley-Blackwell, United Kingdom (invited contribution). ISBN: 978-0-470-66080-5. DOI: 10.1002/9781119954620.ch16

D.-S. Kim, B. Dutton, P. Hrma, and L. Pilon, 2006. Effect of Furnace Atmosphere on E-Glass Foaming, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 352, pp.5287-5295.doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2006.08.035

L. Pilon, A. G. Fedorov, D. Ramkrishna, and R. Viskanta, 2004. Bubble Transport in Three-Dimensional Gravity Driven Flow, Part I. Mathematical Formulation, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 336, No.2, pp.84-95.doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2004.01.010

L. Pilon and R. Viskanta, 2004. Bubble Transport in Three-Dimensional Gravity Driven Flow, Part II. Numerical Results, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 336, No.2, pp.71-83. doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2004.01.007

L. Pilon and R. Viskanta, 2003. Modified Method of Characteristics for Solving the Population Balance Equation, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 42, pp.1211-1236. doi: 10.1002/fld.586

A.G. Fedorov and L. Pilon, 2002. Glass Foams: Formation, Transport Properties, Heat, Mass, and Radiation Transfer. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 311, No.2, pp.154-173.doi:10.1016/S0022-3093(02)01376-5

L. Pilon, G. Zhao, and R. Viskanta, 2002. Three-Dimensional Flow and Thermal Structure in Glass Melting Furnaces. Part II: Effect of Batch and Bubbles. Glass Science and Technology, Vol. 75, No.3 pp. 115-124.

L. Pilon, G. Zhao, and R. Viskanta, 2002. Three-Dimensional Flow and Thermal Structure in Glass Melting Furnaces. Part I: Effect of the Net Heat Flux Distribution. Glass Science and Technology, Vol. 75, No.2 pp. 55-68.