Journal Articles

"Metal-organic frameworks for membrane-based separations," M.S. Denny Jr., J.C. Moreton., L. Benz, S.M. Cohen, Nature Reviews Materials, 1, 16078 (2016).

"Low-temperature adsorption and diffusion of methanol in ZIF-8 nanoparticle films," A.M. Mosier,* H.L.W. Larson,* E.R. Webster,* M. Ivos,* F. Tian and L. Benz, Langmuir , 32, 2947, (2016).

"In situ measurement of CO2 and H2O adsorption by ZIF-8 films," F. Tian, A.M. Mosier,* A. Park,* E.R. Webster,* A.M. Cerro,* R.S. Shine* and L. Benz, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 15248, (2015).

"High temperature mass detection using carbon nanotube bilayer modified quartz crystal microbalance as a GC detector," M. Benz, L. Benz, S.V. Patel, Analytical Chemistry, 87(5), 2779, (2015).

"Surface and stability characterization of a nanoporous ZIF-8 thin film," F. Tian, A.M. Cerro,* A.M. Mosier,* H.K. Wayment-Steele,* R.S. Shine,* A. Park,* E.R. Webster,* L.E. Johnson, M.S. Johal, and L. Benz, J. Phys. Chem. C., 118, 14449, (2014).

"Monitoring N3 dye adsorption and desorption on TiO2 surfaces: A combined QCM-D and XPS study," H.K. Wayment-Steele,* F. Tian, M.C. Dixon, L.E. Johnson, M.S. Johal, and L. Benz, Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6(12), 9093, (2014).

"Adsorption of dibenzothiophene and fluorene on TiO2(110) and supported Ag clusters," E.R. Webster,* A. Park,* M.B. Stratton,* V.C. Park,* A.M. Mosier,* R.S. Shine,* and L. Benz, Energy and Fuels, 27(11), 6575, (2013).

"Improving the compostability of natural fiber-reinforced thermoset composites with a tertiary oil phase," T. Ngo, C. Lambert,* L. Benz, and M. Chau,* Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 52,(7) 710, (2013).

“A fundamental investigation of the interaction of petroleum-relevant organosulfur compounds with TiO2(110),” L. Benz, A. Park,* J. R. Corey,* M. P. Mezher,* and V. C. Park,* Langmuir, 128, 10209, (2012).

“Employing magnetic levitation to monitor reaction kinetics and measure activation energy,” L. Benz, K.E. Cesafsky,* T. Le,* A. Park,* and D. Malicky, J. Chem. Educ., 89, 776, (2012).

“Molecular imaging of reductive coupling reactions: Interstitial-mediated coupling of benzaldehyde on reduced TiO2(110),” L. Benz, J. Haubrich, S. C. Jensen, and C. M. Friend, ACS Nano, 5(2) 834, (2011).

“Direct visualization of water-induced relocation of Au atoms from oxygen vacancies on a TiO2(110) surface,” X. Tong, L. Benz, S. Chrétien, M.T. Bowers, and S.K. Buratto, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 3987, (2010).

“In-situ ambient pressure studies of the chemistry of NO2 and water on rutile TiO2(110),” J. Haubrich, R. G. Quiller, L. Benz, Z. Liu, and C. M. Friend, Langmuir, 26(4), 2445, (2010).

“McMurry chemistry on TiO2(110): Titanium interstitial driven reductive C=C coupling of benzaldehyde to stilbene,” L. Benz, J. Haubrich, R. G. Quiller, S. Jensen,and C. M. Friend, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 15026, (2009).

“Surface chemistry of organic pollutants: styrene, ozone, and water on TiO2(110)” R. G. Quiller, L. Benz, J. Haubrich, M. E. Colling,* and C. M. Friend, J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(6), 2063 (2009).

“Acrolein coupling on reduced TiO2(110): The effect of surface oxidation and the role of subsurface defects,” L. Benz, J. Haubrich, R. G. Quiller, and C. M. Friend, Surf. Sci., 603, 1010, (2009).

“Formation, deposition, and examination of size-selected metal clusters on semiconductor surfaces: An experimental setup,” P. Kemper, A. Kolmakov, X. Tong, Y. Lilach, L. Benz, M. Manard, H. Metiu, S. K. Buratto, and M. T. Bowers, I.J.M.S, 254(3), 202, (2006).

“Pinning mononuclear Au on the surface of titania,” L. Benz, X. Tong, P. Kemper, H. Metiu, M. T. Bowers, and S. K. Buratto, J. Phys. Chem., 110, 663, (2006).

“Intact size-selected Aun clusters on a TiO2(110)-(1x1) surface at room temperature,” X. Tong, L. Benz, P. Kemper, H. Metiu, M. T. Bowers, and S. K. Buratto, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 13516, (2005).

“Pinning mass-selected Agn clusters on the TiO2(110)-(1x1) surface via deposition at high kinetic energy.” X. Tong, L. Benz, S. Chrétien, P. Kemper, A. Kolmakov, H. Metiu, M.T. Bowers, and S.K. Buratto, J. Chem. Phys., 123, 204701, (2005).

“Landing of size-selected Agn+ clusters on single crystal TiO2(110)-(1x1) surfaces at room temperature,” L. Benz, X. Tong, P. Kemper, Y. Lilach, A. Kolmakov, H. Metiu, M. T. Bowers, and S. K. Buratto, J. Chem. Phys., 122, 081102, (2005).

“The nucleation sites of Ag clusters grown by vapor deposition on a TiO2(110)-(1x1) surface,” X. Tong, L. Benz, A. Kolmakov, S. Chrétien, H. Metiu, and S. K. Buratto, Surf. Sci., 575, 60, (2005).

Book Contribution

“Aun and Agn (n= 1-8) Nanocluster Catalysts: Gas Phase Reactivity to Deposited Structures,” Chapter 4 in The Chemical Physics of Solid Surfaces and Heterogeneous Catalysis, S. K. Buratto, M. T. Bowers, H. Metiu, M. Manard, X. Tong, L. Benz, P. Kemper, and S. Chrétien. v. 12, Ed. D.P. Woodruff, NY, 151 (2006).

*Undergraduate coauthor