Publications

2013

1.     Quantum excitation spectrum of hydrogen adsorbed in nanoporous carbons observed by inelas- tic neutron scattering, R. Olsen, M. Beckner, P. Pfeifer, C. Wexler, and H. Taub, Carbon 58, 46- 58 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2013.02.026.

2.     Infrared study of boron–carbon chemical bonds in boron-doped activated carbon, J. Romanos, D. Stalla, M. Beckner, A. Tekeei, G. Suppes, S. Jalisatgi, M. Lee, F. Hawthorne, D. Robertson, L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, C. Wexler, P. Yu, P. Pfeifer, Carbon 54, 208-214 (2013).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2012.11.031.

 

2012

3.     Nanospace engineering of KOH activated carbon, J. Romanos, M. Beckner, T. Rash, L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, P. Yu, G. Suppes, C. Wexler, and P. Pfeifer, Nanotechnology 23, 015401 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/23/1/015401.  

4.     On the reversibility of the adsorption of methane-methyl mercaptan mixtures in nanoporous carbon, M. Golebiowska, M. Roth, L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, and C. Wexler, Carbon 50, 225 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2011.08.039.

 

2011

5.     Multiply Surface-Functionalized Nanoporous Carbon for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, P. Pfeifer, C. Wexler, G. Suppes, F. Hawthorne, S. Jalisatgi, M. Lee, and D. Robertson, DOE Hydrogen Program 2011 Annual Progress Report (in press, Sep/2011).

6.     Sub-Nanometer Characterization of Activated Carbon by Inelastic Neutron Scattering, R.J. Olsena, L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, H. Taub, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler, Carbon 49, 1663-1671 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2010.12.051.

7.     χNumerical Analysis of Hydrogen Storage in Carbon Nanopores, C. Wexler, R. Olsen, P. Pfeifer, B. Kuctha, L. Firlej, Sz. Roszak, in Condensed Matter Theories Vol. 25, Ed. by E.V. Ludeña, R.F. Bishop, and P. Iza (World Scientific, 2011).

8.     Molecular Simulations of Intermediate and Long Alkanes Adsorbed on Graphite:  Tuning of Non-Bond Interactions; L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, M.W. Roth, and C. Wexler; J. Mol. Model. 17, 811_816 (2011).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00894-010-0770-0.

 

2010

9.     Influence of Structural Heterogeneity of Nano-Porous Sorbent Walls on Hydrogen Storage, B. Kuchta, L. Firlej, Sz. Roszak, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler, Appl. Surf. Sci. 256, 5270_5274 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2009.12.116.

10. Numerical Estimation of Hydrogen Storage Limits in Carbon Based Nanospaces, B. Kuchta, L. Firlej, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler, Carbon 48, 223-231 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon. 2009.09.009.

11. Structural and Energetic Factors in Designing a Nanoporous Sorbent for Hydrogen Storage, B. Kuchta, L. Firlej, R. Cepel, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 357, 61_66 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.01.020.

12. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Submonolayer Hexane and Pentane Films on Graphite; M.W. Roth, M. Kaspar, C.Wexler, L. Firlej, and B. Kuchta; Molecular Simulation 36, 326-333 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927020903437839.

13. Numerical Analysis of Hydrogen Storage in Carbon Nanopores, C. Wexler, R. Olsen, P. Pfeifer, B. Kuctha, L. Firlej, Sz. Roszak, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 24, 5152-5162 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1142/S0217979210057286.

14. Multiply Surface-Functionalized Nanoporous Carbon for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, P. Pfeifer, C. Wexler, G. Suppes, F. Hawthorne, S. Jalisatgi, M. Lee, and D. Robertson, DOE Hydrogen Program 2010 Annual Progress Report, http://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/annual_progress10. html, IV.C.1c, 474-480 (2010).

15. Hybrid solar panel (photovoltaic and thermal), C. Wexler, http://www.instructables.com/id /Hybrid-solar-panel-photovoltaic-and-thermal/. This outreach and educational write-up was featured by the editors, and has been downloaded 36,978 times (May/2011).

 

2009

16. Multiply Surface-Functionalized Nanoporous Carbon for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, P. Pfeifer, C. Wexler, G. Suppes, F. Hawthorne, S. Jalisatgi, M. Lee, and D. Robertson, DOE Hydrogen Program 2009 Annual Progress Report, http://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/annual_progress09. html, IV.C.1p, 646-651 (2009).

17. Networks of Boron-Doped Carbon Nanopores for Low-Pressure Reversible Hydrogen Storage; P. Pfeifer, F. Hawthorne, and C. Wexler, DOE Hydrogen Program 2009 Annual Progress Report, http://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/annual_progress09.html, IV.I.6, 824-829 (2009).

18. Enhanced Hydrogen Adsorption in Boron Substituted Carbon Nanospaces; L. Firlej, Sz. Roszak, B. Kuchta, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler, J. Chem. Phys. 131, 164702 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1063/1.3251788Editor selection for the Vir. J. Nan. Sci. & Tech. 20, vol. 19 (2009).

19. Hydrogen Storage in Engineered Carbon Nanospaces; J. Burress, M. Kraus, M. Beckner, R. Cepel, G. Suppes, C. Wexler, and P. Pfeifer; Nanotechnology 20, 204026 (2009).  http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1088/0957-4484/20/20/204026This publication was deemed “of great importance” by the reviewers and editors of the journal, and was featured on PhysOrg.com (http://www.physorg. com/news162195986.html).

20. Melting of Hexane Monolayers Adsorbed on Graphite: the Role of Domains and Defect Formation; C. Wexler, L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, M.W. Roth; Langmuir 25 (Letters), 6596-6598 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la900808f.

21. Boron Substituted Graphene: Energy Landscape for Hydrogen Adsorption; L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, C. Wexler, and P. Pfeifer; Adsorption 15, 312-317 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10450-009-9182-9.

 

2008

22. High-Surface-Area Biocarbons for Reversible on-board Storage of Natural Gas and Hydrogen; P. Pfeifer, J.W. Burress, M.B. Wood, C.M. Lapilli, S.A. Barker, J.S. Pobst, R.J. Cepel, C. Wexler, P.S. Shah, M.J. Gordon, G.J. Suppes, S.P. Buckley, D.J. Radke, J. Ilavsky, A.C. Dillon, P.A. Parilla, M. Benham, and M.W. Roth, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1041, R02-02 (2008) [invited paper].

23. χExtended Universality in a Statistical Mechanical Model; C. Wexler, C.M. Lapilli, and P. Pfeifer; Ch. 2 in Condensed Matter Research Advances, Ed. by P.E. Berkenhaus (Nova Publishers, 2008).

24. Structural and Phase Properties of Tetracosane (C24H50) Monolayers Adsorbed on Graphite. Explicit Hydrogen Molecular Dynamics Study; L. Firlej, B. Kuchta, M.W. Roth, M.J. Connolly, and C. Wexler; Langmuir 24, 12392-12397 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la802071a.

25. Facilitating Problem Solving Transfer in Physics; D.H. Jonassen, Y.H. Cho., and C. Wexler; Proc. Ann. Conf. Am. Soc. Eng. Educ. (2008).

26. Explicit Hydrogen Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hexane Deposited onto Graphite at Various Coverages; M.J. Connolly, M.W. Roth, P.A. Gray, and C. Wexler, Langmuir 24, 3228 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la703040a.

27. Anisotropy in Two-Dimensional Electronic Quantum Hall Systems at Half-Filled Valence Landau Levels; O. Ciftja and C. Wexler; Physica B 403, 1511-1513 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10. 1016/j.physb.2007.10.177.

28. χExtended Universality in a Statistical Mechanical Model; C. Wexler, C.M. Lapilli, and P. Pfeifer; Int. J. Cond. Matt., Adv. Mat. & Supercond. Research 7, 333 (2008).

 

2007

29. Complex Pore Spaces Create Record-Breaking Methane Storage System for Natural-Gas Vehicles; P. Pfeifer, L. Aston, M. Banks, S. Barker, J. Burress, S. Carter, J. Coleman, S. Crockett, C. Faulhaber, J. Flavin, M. Gordon, L. Hardcastle, Z. Kallenborn, M. Kemiki, C. Lapilli, J. Pobst, R. Schott, P. Shah, S. Spellerberger, G. Suppes, D. Taylor, A. Tekeei, C. Wexler, M. Wood, P. Buckley, T. Breier, J. Downing, S. Eastman, P. Freeze, S. Graham, S. Grinter, A. Howard, J. Martinez, D. Radke, T. Vassali, and J. Ilavsky, Chaos 17, 041108 (2007). http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1063/1.2786007. Editor selection for the Vir. J. Nan. Sci. & Tech. 17, vol. 2 (2008).

30. Learning to Solve Problems by Scaffolding Analogical Encoding; D.H. Jonassen, S. Rebello, C. Wexler, Z. Hrepic, and G. Triplett; Proc. Ann. Conf. Am. Soc. Eng. Educ., AC 2007-88 (2007).

31. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hexane Deposited onto Graphite: an Explicit-Hydrogen Model at r = 1; M.J. Connolly, M.W. Roth, C. Wexler and P.A. Gray; Am. J. Undergrad. Res. 6, 1 (2007).

32. χExtended Universality in a Statistical Mechanical Model; C. Wexler, C.M. Lapilli, and P. Pfeifer; Ch. 9 in Condensed Matter Theories Vol. 21, Ed. by H. Akai, A. Hosaka, H. Toki, and F.B. Malik (Nova Science Publishers, 2007).

 

2006

33. Universality Away From Critical Points in Two-Dimensional Phase Transitions; C.M. Lapilli, P. Pfeifer, and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 140603 (2006).

34. Novel Liquid Crystalline Phases in Quantum Hall Systems (review article), C. Wexler and O. Ciftja, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 20, 747-778 (2006) [invited review article].

35. Collective Excitations in Quantum Hall Liquid Crystals: Single Mode Approximation Calculations; C.M. Lapilli and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 73, 085314 (2006).

36. An Extended Concept of Universality in a Statistical Mechanics Model; C. Wexler, C.M. Lapilli, and P. Pfeifer, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 20, 5272-5279 (2006).

37. Behavior of Hexane on Graphite at Near-Monolayer Densities: Molecular Dynamics Study; C.L. Pint, M.W. Roth, and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 73, 085422 (2006).

38. Behavior of Hexane on Graphite at Near-Monolayer Densities: Molecular Dynamics Study, M.W. Roth, and C. Wexler; Virtual Journal of  Nanoscale Science and Technology, 13, 10 (2006) [editor selection].

39. Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations to Model the DC Electrical Behavior of Confined Layers; M.W. Roth, N.G. Beougher, J. McIntosh, J.A. Djuren, C. Wexler, and C. Thurman; Am. J. of Undergrad. Res. 5, 1-10 (2006).

40. χSingle-Mode Approximation in Quantum Hall Liquid Crystals; C.M. Lapilli and C. Wexler; Ch. 20, pp. 229-241, in Condensed Matter Theories Vol. 20, Ed. by J.W. Clark and R.M. Panoff (Nova Science Publishers, 2006).

 

2005

41. Active Learning in Large Lectures: Faculty Focus on Carlos Wexler; The Innovator, Educational Technologies at Missouri (Fall/2005): http://etatmo.missouri.edu/eventsservices/innovator/pdfs/11-05.pdf

42. Transition Mechanisms and Phases of Hexane Physisorbed on Graphite; C.L. Pint, M.W. Roth, and C. Wexler; Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology and Trade Show 2, 365 (2005).

43. Phase Transitions in Hexane Monolayers Physisorbed onto Graphite; M.W. Roth, C.L. Pint, and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 71, 155427 (2005).

44. Single Mode Approximation Spectrum For a Quantum Hall Liquid Crystal; C. Lapilli, C. Wexler; p. 543 in Physics of Semiconductors: 27th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Ed. J. Menendez and C. van de Walle (American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York, 2005).

 

2003-2004

45. Liquid Crystalline States for Two-Dimensional Electrons in Strong Magnetic Fields; O. Ciftja, C.M. Lapilli and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 69, 125320 (2004).

46. Trial State for a Quantum Hall Hexatic; A.J. Schmidt, O. Ciftja, and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 67, 155315 (2003).

47. Monte Carlo Simulation Method For Laughlin-Like States in a Disk Geometry, O. Ciftja and C. Wexler, Phys. Rev. B 67, 075304 (2003).

 

2002

48. Fermi Hypernetted-Chain Study of Half-Filled Landau Levels with Broken Rotational Symmetry, O. Ciftja and C. Wexler, Phys. Rev. B 65, 205307 (2002).

49. Liquid Crystalline States in Quantum Hall Systems, C. Wexler and O. Ciftja, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 14, 3705 (2002).

50. Coulomb Energy of Quasiparticle Excitations in Chern-Simons Composite Fermion States; O. Ciftja and C. Wexler; Solid State Comm. 122, 401 (2002).

51. Hypernetted-Chain Study of Broken Rotational Symmetry States for the n = 1/3 Fractional Quantum Hall Effect and Other Fractionally Filled Landau Levels; O. Ciftja and C. Wexler; Phys. Rev. B 65, 045306 (2002).

 

2001

52. Disclination Unbinding Transition in Quantum Hall Liquid Crystals; C. Wexler and A.T. Dorsey,  Phys. Rev. B 64, 115312 (2001).

53. Energy Gaps for Fractional Quantum Hall States Described by a Chern-Simons Composite Fermion Wavefunction; O. Ciftja and C. Wexler; Eur. Phys. J. B 23, 437 (2001).

54. χKosterlitz-Thouless Transition in Anisotropic Quantum Hall Systems; C. Wexler; in Condensed Matter Theories, Vol. 16, Ed. S. Hernandez & J.W. Clark (Nova Science Publishers, NY, 2001).

 

1999 and earlier

55. Solitons on the Edge of a Two-Dimensional Electron System, C. Wexler and A.T. Dorsey, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 620 (1999).

56. Parametrization of the Octupole Degrees of Freedom, C. Wexler, G.G. Dussel,  Phys. Rev. C 60, 14305 (1999).

57. Contour Dynamics, Waves and Solitons in the Quantum Hall Effect; C. Wexler and A.T. Dorsey; Phys. Rev. B 60, 10971 (1999).

58. Quantized Vortices in Superfluids and Superconductors; D.J. Thouless, P. Ao, Q. Niu, M.R. Geller, and C. Wexler; Int. J. Mod. Phys B 13, 675 (1999).

59. Scattering of Phonons by a Vortex in a Superfluid; C. Wexler and D.J. Thouless; Phys. Rev. B 58, R8897 (1998).

60. Wexler et al. Reply to Sonin; C. Wexler, D.J. Thouless, P. Ao, and Q. Niu; Phys. Rev. Letters 81, 4277 (1998).

61. Wexler et al. Reply to Hook and Hall; C. Wexler, D.J. Thouless, P. Ao, and Q. Niu; Phys. Rev. Letters 80, 4357 (1998).

62. Transverse Force on a Quantized Vortex in a Superconductor; M.R. Geller, C. Wexler, and D.J. Thouless; Phys. Rev. B 57, R8119 (1998).

63. Magnus and Iordanskii forces in Superfluids, C. Wexler, Phys. Rev. Letters 79, 1321 (1997).

64. Theory of the Breakdown of the Quantum Hall Effect, V. Tsemekhman, K. Tsemekhman, C. Wexler, J.H. Han, and D.J. Thouless; Phys. Rev. B 55, R10201 (1997).

65. Quantum Hall Effect: Current Distribution and the Role of Measurement; K. Tsemekhman, V. Tsemekhman, C. Wexler, and D.J. Thouless; Solid State Comm. 101, 549 (1997).

66. Theory of the Breakdown of the Quantum Hall Effect; V. Tsemekhman, K. Tsemekhman, C. Wexler, J.H. Han, and D.J. Thouless; in High Magnetic Fields in the Physics of Semiconductors Vol. II, Ed. by G. Landwehr and W. Ossau (World Scientific, London, 1997).

67. Quantum Hall Effect: Current Distribution and Existence of Extended States; K. Tsemekhman, V. Tsemekhman, C. Wexler, and D.J. Thouless, in High Magnetic Fields in the Physics of Semiconductors Vol. II, Ed. by G. Landwehr and W. Ossau (World Scientific, London, 1997).

68. Current Density in a Quantum Hall Bar, C. Wexler and D.J. Thouless, Phys. Rev. B 49, 4815 (1994).