NSE Publications

Recent CPGE publications on nanotechnology applications:

  • Yu, H., Yoon, K. Y., Neilson, B. M., Bagaria, H. G., Worthen, A. J., Lee, J. H., Cheng, V., Bielawski, C. W., Johnston, K. P., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Transport and Retention of Aqueous Dispersion of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles in Sandstone," J. Petrol. Sci. Eng., accepted (2013).

  • Aroonsri, A., Worthen, A., Hariz, T., Johnston, K. P., Huh, C., and Bryant, S. L., "Conditions for Generating Nanoparticle-Stabilized CO2 Foams in Fracture and Matrix Flow," SPE Paper 166319, to be presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., New Orleans, LA., Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2013.

  • Ramani, A. R., Bryant, S. L., Huh, C., Athey, A., Ahmadian, M., Chen, J., and Wilt, M., "Crosswell Magnetic Sensing of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Subsurface Applications," SPE Paper 166140, to be presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., New Orleans, LA., Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2013.

  • Zhang, T., Murphy, M., Yu, H., Bagaria, H. G., Yoon, K. Y., Neilson, B. M., Bielawski, C. W., Johnston, K. P., Huh, C., and Bryant, S. L., "Investigation of Nanoparticle Adsorption during Transport in Porous Media," SPE Paper 166346, to be presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., New Orleans, LA., Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2013.

  • Yoon, K. Y., An, S. J., Chen, Y., Lee, J. H., Bryant, S. L., Ruoff, R., Huh, C., and Johnston, K. P., "Development of Graphene-Oxide-Stabilized Oil-in-Water Emulsions for High-Salinity Conditions," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 403, 1-6 (2013).

  • Worthen, A. J., Bryant, S. L., Huh, C., and Johnston, K. P., "CO2-in-Water Foams Stabilized with Nanoparticles and Surfactant Acting in Synergy," Amer. Inst. Chem. Eng. J., in press (2013).

  • Bagaria, H. G., Neilson, B. M., Worthen, A. J., Xue, Z., Yoon, K. Y., Cheng, V., Lee, J. H., Velagala, S., Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Bielawski, C. W., and Johnston, K. P., "Adsorption of Iron Oxide Nanoclusters Stabilized with Sulfonated Copolymers on Silica in Concentrated NaCl and CaCl2 Bribne," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 398, 217-226 (2013).

  • Bagaria, H. G., Yoon, K. Y., Neilson, B. M., Cheng, V., Lee, J. H., Worthen, A. J., Xue, Z., Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Bielawski, C. W., and Johnston, K. P., "Stabilization of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in High Sodium and Calcium Brine at High Temperatures with Adsorbed Sulfonated Copolymers," Langmuir, 29, 3195-3206 (2013).

  • Worthen, A. J., Bagaria, H. G., Chen, Y., Bryant, S. L., Huh, C., and Johnston, K. P., "Nanoparticle-Stabilized Carbon Dioxide-in-Water Foams with Fine Texture," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 391, 142-151 (2013).

  • Aminzadeh, B., DiCarlo, D. A., Chung, D. H., Kianinezhad, A., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Effect of Nanoparticles on Flow Alteration During CO2 Injection," SPE Paper 160052, presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., San Antonio, TX., Oct. 8-10, 2012.

  • Davidson, A., Huh, C., and Bryant, S. L., "Focused Magnetic Heating Utilizing Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Improved Oil Production Applications," SPE Paper 157046, presented at SPE Intern. Oilfield Nanotechnology Conf., Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June 12-14, 2012.

  • Aminzadeh, B., DiCarlo, D. A., Roberts, M., Chung, D. H., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Effect of Spontaneous Formation of Nanoparticle Stabilized Emulsions on the Stability of a Displacement," SPE Paper 154248, presented at SPE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 16-18, 2012.

  • Roberts, M. R., Aminzadeh, B., DiCarlo, D. A., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Generation of Nanoparticle-Stabilized Emulsions in Fractures," SPE Paper 154228, presented at SPE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 16-18, 2012.

  • Worthen, A. J., Bagaria, H. G., Hariz, T., Chen, Y., Bryant, S. L., Huh, C., and Johnston, K. P., "Nanoparticle Stabilized Carbon Dioxide in Water Foams for Enhanced Oil Recovery," SPE Paper 154285, presented at SPE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 16-18, 2012.

  • DiCarlo, D. A., Aminzadeh, B., Roberts, M., Chung, D. H., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Mobility Control through Spontaneous Formation of Nanoparticle Stabilized Emulsions," Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L24404, 2011.

  • Yoon, K. Y., Li, Z., Neilson, B. M., Lee, W., Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Bielawski, C. W., and Johnston, K. P., "Effect of Adsorbed Amphiphilic Copolymers on the Interfacial Activity of Superparamagnetic Nanoclusters and Emulsification of Oil in Water," Macromolecules, 45(12), 5157-5166, 2012.

  • Metin, C. O., Lake, L. W., Miranda, C. R., Nguyen, Q.P., "Stability of aqueous silica nanoparticle dispersions," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 13(2): 839-850, 2011.

  • Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Milner, T. E., Johnston, K. P., Yoon, K. Y., and Bielawski, C., "Determination of Oil Saturation in Reservoir Rock Using Paramagnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Field" (assigned to Univ. Texas at Austin), International Patent Appl. WO 2011/063023, May 26, 2011.

  • Zhang, T., Espinoza, D. A., Yoon, K. Y., Ramani, A. R., Yu, H., Caldelas, F. M., Ryoo, S., Roberts, M., Prodanovic, M., Johnston, K. P., Milner, T. E., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Engineered Nanoparticles as Harsh-Condition Emulsion and Foam Stabilizers and as Novel Sensors," OTC Paper 21212, presented at Offshore Tech. Conf., Houston, TX., May 2-5, 2011.

  • Caldelas, F. M., Murphy, M. J., Huh, C., and Bryant, S. L., "Factors Governing Distance of Nanoparticle Propagation in Porous media," SPE Paper 142305, presented at SPE Prod. Oper. Symp., Oklahoma City, OK., Mar. 27-29, 2011.

  • Yoon, K. Y., Kotsmar, C., Ingram, D. R., Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Milner, T. E., and Johnston, K. P., "Stable Cross-linked Polyacrylic Acid Coatings on Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoclusters," Langmuir, 27, 10962-10969 (2011).

  • Kotsmar, C., Yoon, K. Y., Yu, H., Ryoo, S., Barth, J., Shao, S., Milner, T. E., Bryant, S. L., Huh, C., and Johnston, K. P., "Stable Citrate Coated Iron Oxide Superparamagnetic Nanoclusters at High Salinity," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49, 12435-12443 (2010).

  • Ingram, D. R., Kotsmar, C., Yoon, K. Y., Shao, S., Huh, C., Bryant, S. L., Milner, T. E., and Johnston, K. P., "Superparamagnetic Nanoclusters Coated with Oleic Acid Bilayers for Stabilization of Emulsions of Water and Oil at Low Concentration," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 351, 225-232 (2010).

  • Ramani, A. R., Prodanovic, M., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Quasi-static analysis of a ferrofluid blob in a capillary tube," J. Appl. Phys., 111, 074901; 1-11 (2012).

  • Makimura, D., Metin, C., Kabashima, T., Matsuoka, T., Nguyen, Q. P., Miranda, Caetano R., "Combined modeling and experimental studies of hydroxylated silica nanoparticles," J. Materials Science 45(18):5084-5088, 2010.

  • Ryoo, S., Ramani, A. R., Yoon, K. Y., Prodanovic, M., Kotsmar, C., Milner, T. E., Johnston, K. P., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Motion of Multiphase Fluids Containing Paramagnetic Nanoparticles in Porous Media," J. Petrol. Sci. Eng., 81, 129-144 (2012).

  • Espinoza, D. A., Caldelas, F. M., Johnston, K. P., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Nanoparticle-Stabilized Supercritical CO2 Foams for Potential Mobility Control Applications," SPE Paper 129925, presented at SPE/DOE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 26-28, 2010.

  • Yu, H., Kotsmar, C., Yoon, K. Y., Ingram, D., Johnston, K. P., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Mobility and Retention of Aqueous Dispersions of Paramagnetic Nanoparticles in Reservoir Rocks," SPE Paper 129887, presented at SPE/DOE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 26-28, 2010. Note: Invited for presentation as a "Best of Tulsa" paper at 16th European Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Cambridge, UK, Apr. 12-14, 2011.

  • Zhang, T., Davidson, D., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Nanoparticle-Stabilized Emulsions for Applications in Enhanced Oil Recovery," SPE Paper 129885, presented at SPE/DOE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 26-28, 2010.

  • Prodanovic, M., Ryoo, S., Ramani, A. R., Kuranov, R., Kotsmar, C., Milner, T. E., Johnston, K. P., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Effects of Magnetic Field on the Motion of Multiphase Fluids Containing Paramagnetic Particles in Porous Media," SPE Paper 129850, presented at SPE/DOE Symp. Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK., Apr. 26-28, 2010.

  • Rodriguez, E., Roberts, M., Yu, H., Huh, C., and Bryant, S. L., "Enhanced Migration of Surface-Treated Nanoparticles in Sedimentary Rocks," SPE Paper 124418, presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., New Orleans, LA., Oct. 5-7, 2009.

  • Zhang, T., Roberts, M., Bryant, S. L., and Huh, C., "Foams and Emulsions Stabilized with Nanoparticles for Potential Conformance Control Applications," SPE Paper 121744, presented at SPE Intern. Symp. Oilfield Chemistry, Woodlands, TX., Apr. 20-22, 2009.

  • Sensoy, T., Chenevert, M. and Sharma, M., "Minimizing water invasion in shales using nanoparticles," SPE 124429, presented at SPE Annual Tech. Conf., New Orleans, LA., Oct. 5-7, 2009.