University of Minnesota
U of M, ME Dept: Center for Filtration Research
Center for Filtration Research

CFR Publications (last 5 years)

2017 Publications

Cao, L. N. Y., Chen, S.-C., Fissan, H., Asbach, C., and Pui, D. Y. H. (2017). Development of a geometric surface area monitor (GSAM) for aerosol nanoparticles. Journal of Aerosol Science, doi:, PTL #1634.

Lee, H., Chen, S.-C., Kim, C.H., Westenburg, E., Moon, S.I., and D. Y. H. Pui (2017) "Evaluation of concentration measurement techniques of colloidal nanoparticles for microfiltration and ultrafiltration applications: Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, nanoparticle tracking analysis and electrospray-scanning mobility particle sizer," Separation and Purification Technology, 184, 34-42,, PTL#1633.

Ou, Q., Maricq. M.M. and D.Y.H. Pui, (2017) "Evaluation of metallic filter media for sub-micrometer soot particle removal at elevated temperature," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 1-10, doi:10.1080/02786826.2017.1349871, PTL#1632.

Lee, H., S. C. Chen, D. Segets, S. Süß, W. Peukert and D. Y. H. Pui, (2017) "Liquid filtration of nanoparticles through track-etched membrane filters under unfavorable and different ionic strength conditions: Experiments and modeling," J. Membrane Sci., 524, 682-690, doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.11.023, PTL#1631.

Kim, C.H., Lee, H., Juelfs, A., Haynes, C.L. and D.Y.H. Pui, (2017) "The effect of filtered nanoparticles on changing gas filtration efficiency of granular activated carbons," Carbon, 121, 63-71, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.05.060, PTL#1630.

Chen, S., Q. Wang and D. R. Chen, (2017) "Effect of Pleat Shape on Reverse Pulsed-jet Cleaning of Filter Cartridges," Powder Technology, 305, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.09.013, PTL#1629.

Chen, S. and D. R. Chen, (2017) "Annular-Slit Nozzle for Reverse Flow Cleaning of Pleated Filter Cartridges," Separation and Purification Technology, 177, 182-191, doi:10.1016/j.seppur.2016.10.050, PTL#1628.

2016 Publications

Chen, S. and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Numerical Study of Reverse Multi-Pulsing Jet Cleaning for Pleated Cartridge Filters," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 1991-2002, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0645, PTL#1617.

Chen, S.C., Hu, Y., Pui, D.Y.H. and Wang, J. (2016) "Explicit expressions for the minimum efficiency and most penetrating particle size of Nuclepore filters," J. Aerosol Sci., 100:108-117, doi: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2016.07.008. PTL#1627

Chen, S. C., D. Q. Chang, C. Pei, C. J. Tsai and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "Removal Efficiency of Bimodal PM2.5 and PM10 by Electret Respirators and Mechanical Engine Intake Filters," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16, 1722-1729, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0494, PTL#1621.

Chen, S. C., D. Segets, T. Y. Ling, W. Peukert and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "An Experimental Study of Ultrafiltration for Sub-10 nm Quantum Dots and Sub-150 Nanoparticles through PTFE membrane and Nuclepore Filters," J. Membrane Sci., 497, 153-161, doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2015.09.022, PTL#1622.

Kim, C. H., Y. T. Sul and D. Y. H. Pui, (2016) "Real-time and Online Screening Method for Materials Emitting Volatile Organic Compounds," J. Nanopart. Res., 18, 282, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-016-3598-4, PTL#1623.

Pui, D.Y.H., Chen, S.C., Hu, S.C., R., Vijayakumar, and T.H. Kuehn (2016) “Cleanroom Design Guide: Section 1. Cleanroom Fundamentals,” ASHRAE Handbook, PTL#1626.

Pui, D. Y. H., J. Cao and J. Mandell, et al., (2016) "2nd UMN–CAS Bilateral Seminar on PM2.5 Science, Health Effects and Control Technologies, October 7–8, 2015 at 3M Innovation Center, Maplewood, MN, USA," Particuology, 27, 141-143, doi: 10.1016/j.partic.2016.05.001, PTL#1625.

Wang, Q., L. Golshahi and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Advanced Testing Method to Evaluate the Performance of Respirator Filter Media," J. Occup. Environ. Hyg., 13:10, 750-758, doi: 10.1080/15459624.2016.1177647, PTL#1618.

Wang, Q., X. Lin and D. R. Chen, (2016) "Effect of Dust Loading Rate on the Loading Characteristics of High Efficiency Filter Media," Powder Technology, 287, 20-28, doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2015.09.032, PTL#1619.

2015 Publications

Cao, L. N. Y., J. Wang, H. Fissan, S. E. Pratsinis, M. L. Eggersdorfer and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "The Capacitance and Charge of Agglomerated Nanoparticles during Sintering," J. Aerosol Sci., 83, 1-11, DOI:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2015.01.002, PTL#1602.

Cao, Q., D. Y. H. Pui and W. Lipinski, (2015) "A Concept of a Novel Solar-Assisted Large-Scale Cleaning System (SALSCS) for Urban Air Remediation," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 1-10, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0246, PTL#1603.

Chang, D. Q., S. C. Chen, A. R. Fox, A. S. Viner and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Penetration of Sub-50 nm Nanoparticles Through Electret HVAC Filters Used in Residence," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 49, 966-976, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1086723, PTL#1608.

Chen, R., X. F. Shi, R. Bai, W. Q. Rang, L. L. Huo, L. Zhao, D. X. Long and D. Y. H. C. Pui, C.Y., (2015) "Airborne Nanoparticle Pollution in a Wired Electrical Discharge Machining Workshop and Potential Health Risks," Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 284-194, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0219, PTL#1609.

Chen, S. C., J. Wang, H. Fissan and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Optimizing Filtration Experiments for Length and Fractal Dimension Characterization of Non-Spherical Particles," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 49:8, 547-555, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1052038, PTL#1610.

Kim, C. H. and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Experimental Study on the Filtration Efficiency of Activated Carbons for 3-30 nm Particles," Carbon, 93, 226-229, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.048, PTL#1611.

Kim, C. H., Z. Zuo, H. Finger, S. Haep, C. Asbach, H. Fissan and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Soft-X-ray-Assisted Detection Method for Airborne Molecular Contaminations (AMCs)," J. Nanopart. Res., 17, 126-138, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-015-2936-2, PTL#1612.

Shi, X., R. Chen, L. L. Huo, L. Zhao, R. Bai, D. X. Long, D. Y. H. Pui, W. Q. Rang and C. Y. Chen, (2015) "Evaluation of Nanoparticles Emitted from Printers in a Clean Chamber, a Copy Center and Office Rooms: Health Risks of Indoor Air Quality," J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 15:12, 9554-9564, DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.10314, PTL#1613.

Thompson, D., S. C. Chen, J. Wang and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Aerosol Emission Monitoring and Assessment of Potential Exposure to Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes in the Manufacture of Polymer Nanocomposites," Ann. Occup. Hyg., 59:9, 1135-1151, doi: 10.1093/annhyg/mev044, PTL#1614.

Wang, J., Y. K. Bahk, S. C. Chen and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Characteristics of Airborne Fractal-Like Agglomerates of Carbon Nanotubes," Carbon, 93, 441-450, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.079, PTL#1615.

Zuo, Z., T. H. Kuehn and D. Y. H. Pui, (2015) "Respirator Testing Using Virus Aerosol: Comparison between Viability Penetration and Physical Penetration," Ann. Occup. Hyg., 59:6, 812-816, doi:10.1093/annhyg/mev019, PTL#1616.

2014 Publications

Cao, J., Pui, D. Y. H., Kuehn, T. K., Tie, X., Ramachandran, G., Zhu, T., Wang, J. and Tao, W. (2014) "1st UMN-CAS Bilateral Seminar on PM2.5 Science, Health Effects and Control Technology Xi’an, China, May 27-28, 2014," Particuology, 16, 227-229, doi:10.1016/j.partic.2014.08.001, PTL#1593.

Chen, D. R. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Aerosol Instrumentation," Aerosol Science: Technology and Applications, 1st edition, Eds., Colbeck and Lazaridis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 61-88, ISBN 978-1-119-97792-6, PTL#1582.

Chen, S.-C., Wang, J., Bahk, Y. K., Fissan, H. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Carbon Nanotube Penetration through Fiberglass and Electret Respirator Filter Media and Nuclepore Filter: Experiments and Models," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 48(10), 997-1008, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2014.954028, PTL#1589.

Kim, K., Xiao, K., Kittelson, D. B. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2014) "Pressure Drop Hysteresis Effect on Biodiesel Filtration," Fuel, 115, 629-635, 635. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2013.07.079, PTL#1592.

Lin, G. Y., Liao, B. X., Tzeng, N. J., Chen, C. W., Uang, S. N., Chen, S. C., Pui, D. Y. H. and Tsai, C. J. (2014) "The Effect of Nanoparticle Convection-Diffusion Loss on the Transfer Function of an Aerosol Particle Mass Analyzer," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 48(6), 583-592, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2014.902027, PTL#1595.

Lindquist, G. J., Pui, D. Y. H. and Hogan, C. J. (2014) "Porous Particulate Film Deposition in the Transition Regime," J. Aerosol Sci., 74, 42-51, doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2014.03.007, PTL#1591.

Pui, D. Y. H., Cao, J., An, Z. and Wang, J. (2014) "Great wall of solar panels to mitigate yellow dust storm," Particuology, 13, 146-150, doi:10.1016/j.partic.2014.03.002, PTL#1590.

Pui, D. Y. H., Chen, S.-C. and Zuo, Z. (2014) "PM2.5 in China: Measurements, sources, visibility and health effects, and mitigation," Particuology, 13, 1-26, DOI: 10.1016/j.partic.2013.11.001, PTL#1583.

Zuo, Z., Kuehn, T. H., Bekele, A. Z., Mor., S. K., Verma, H., Goyal, S. M., Raynor, P. C. and Pui, D. H. Y. (2014) "Survival of Airborne MS2 Bacteriophage Generated from Human Saliva, Artificial Saliva, and Cell Culture Medium," Appl. Environ. Microbiology, 80(9), 2796-2803, doi:10.1128/AEM.00056-14, PTL#1584.

2013 Publications

Chen, S.-C., Hsu, S.-C., Tsai, C.-J., Chou, C. C.-K., Lin, N.-H., Lee, C.-T., Roam, G.-D. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Dynamic variations of ultrafine, fine and coarse particles at the Lu-Lin background site in East Asia," Atmospheric Environment, 78, 154-162, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.05.029, PTL#1580.

Chen, S.C., J. Wang, H. Fissan, D.Y.H. Pui (2013) "Use of Nuclepore Filters for Ambient and Workplace Nanoparticle Exposure Assessment – Spherical Particles," Atmospheric Environment 77:385-393, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.05.007, PTL#1572.

Chen, S.-C., Wang, J., Fissan, H. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Exposure assessment of nanosized engineered agglomerates and aggregates using Nuclepore filter," J. Nanopart. Res., 15, 1955, DOI 10.1007/s11051-013-1955-0, PTL#1581.

Ling, T.Y. and David Y.H. Pui (2013) "Characterization of Nanoparticles from Abrasive Waterjet Machining and Electrical Discharge Machining Processes" Environ. Sci. Technol. 2013, 47(22), 12721−12727, doi: 10.1021/es402593y, PTL# 1570.

Liu, J., Swanson, J., Kittelson, D.B., Pui, D.Y.H., and J. Wang (2013) "Microstructural and Loading Characteristics of Diesel Aggregate Cakes," Powder Technology, 244-251,, PTL#1574.

Wang, J. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Dispersion and Filtration of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) and Measurement of Nanoparticle Agglomerates in Diesel Exhaust," Chem. Engin. Sci., 85, 69-76, doi:10.1016/j.ces.2011.12.045, PTL#1566.

Wang, J., Thompson, D. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Integrative filtration research and sustainable nanotechnology," J. Particuology 11, 5-13,, PTL#1567.

Xiao, K., Pei, C., Swanson, J., Kittelson, D., Pui, D.Y.H. (2013) "An Aerosolization Method for Characterizing Particle Contaminants in Diesel Fuel," SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 6(3):2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-2668, PTL#1569.

Zuo, Z., Kuehn, T. H. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Performance evaluation of filtering facepiece respirators using virus aerosols," Am. J. Infect. Control, 41, 80-82, DOI:10.1016/ajic.2012.01.010, PTL#1545.

Zuo, Z., Kuehn, T. H., Goyal, S. M. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2013) "Comparison of Spike and Aerosol Challenge Tests for the Recovery of viable influenza virus from non-woven fabrics," Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 8pp, doi:10.1111/irv.12095, PTL#1568.

Zuo, Z., T.H. Kuehn, H. Verma, S. Kumar, S.M. Goyal, J. Appert, P.C. Raynor, S. Ge and D.Y.H. Pui (2013) "Association of Airborne Virus Infectivity and Survivability with its Carrier Particle Size," Aerosol Sci. Technol. 47:373-382, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2012.754841, PTL#1573.

2012 Publications

Appert, J., P. C. Raynor, M. Abin, Y. Chandler, S. Goyal, Z. Zuo, S. Ge, and T. H. Kuehn (2012) "Influence of Suspending Liquid, Impactor Type, and Substrate on Size Selective Sampling of MS2 and Adenovirus Aerosols." Aerosol Sci. Technol., 46, 249-257, PTL#1541.

Gopalakrishnan, R. and C. J. Hogan, (2012) Coulomb-Influenced Collisions in Aerosols and Dusty Plasmas." Phys. Rev. E., 85, 026410, PTL#1542.

Jung, H., Mulholland, G. W., Pui, D. Y. H. and Kim, J. H. (2012) "Re-evaluation of the slip correction parameter of certified PSL spheres using a nanometer differential mobility analyzer (NDMA)", J. Aerosol Sci., 51, 24-34, doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2012.04.005, PTL#1552.

Kuehn, T., Marple, V.A. and Olson, B.A. (2012) "Development of a calibration reference device for use with test standard ANSI/ASHRAE 52.2-2007 (RP-1466)";, HVAC&R Research, 18(4), 812-830, doi: 10.1080/10789669.2012.690708, PTL#1546.

Li, L., Zuo, Z., Japuntich, D. A. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2012) "Evaluation of filter media for particle number, surface area and mass penetrations", Ann. Occup. Hyg., 56, 581-594, doi: 10.1093/annhyg/mes034, PTL#1551.

Ling, T. Y., Wang, J. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2012) "Numerical modeling of nanoparticle penetration through personal protective garments", Separation and Purification Technology, 98, 230-239,, PTL#1550.

Liu, Z., Kim, S. C., Wang, J., Shin, W. G., Fissan, H. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2012) "Measurement of Metal Nanoparticle Agglomerates Generated by Spark Discharge using the Universal Nanoparticle Analyzer (UNPA)", Aerosol Sci. Technol., 46, 333-346, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2011.626002, PTL#1553.

Liu, Z., Swanson, J., Kittelson, D. B. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2012) "Comparison of Methods for On-Line Measurement of Diesel Particulate Matter", Environ. Sci. Technol, 46(11), 6127- 6133, doi: 10.1021/es3003537, PTL#1565.

Thajudeen, T. and Hogan, C. J., 2012: "First-Passage Calculation of the Conductivity of Particle Aggregate-Laden Suspensions and Composites." Powder Technology, 218, 31-39, PTL#1544.

Wang, J., Asbach, C., Fissan, H., Hulser, T., Kaminski, H., Kuhlbusch, T. A. J. and Pui, D. Y. H. (2012) "Emission Measurement and Safety Assessment for the Production Process of Silicon Nanoparticles in a Pilot-scale Facility", J. Nanopart. Res., 14, 759, doi: 10.1007/s11051-012-0759-y, PTL#1554.

Xiao, K., Swanson, J., Pui, D. Y. H. and Kittelson, D. B. (2012) "Bipolar Diffusion Charging of Aggregates," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 46(7), 794-803, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2012.667585, PTL#1555.

2011 Publications

Asbach, C., Fissan, H., Kaminski, H., Kuhlbusch, T.A.J., Pui, D.Y.H., Shin, H., Horn, H.G., Hase, T., (2011),"A Low Pressure Drop Preseparator for Elimination of Particles Larger than 450 nm"Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 11: 487–496, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2011.05.0057.

Jiang, J., Zhao, J., Chen, M., Eisele, F. L., Scheckman, J., Williams, B. J., Kuang, C. and McMurry, P. H., (2011), "First Measurements of Neutral Atmospheric Cluster and 1-2 nm Particle Number Size Distributions During Nucleation Events," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 45 (4): ii - v, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2010.546817, PTL#1505.

Kuehn, T., Olson, B. A., Campbell, K. and Hawkinson, A. J., (2011), "Performance Evaluation of handheld Airflow Instruments Applied to Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems," ASHRAE Transactions, 117 (1), PTL#1513.

Ling, T.Y., J. Wang, D.Y.H. Pui, "Measurement of Filtration Efficiency of Nuclepore Filters Challenged with Polystyrene Latex Nanoparticles: Experiments and Modeling," J. Nanoparticle Research 13:5415-5424 (2011).

Liu, J., D.Y.H. Pui and J. Wang, "Removal of Airborne Nanoparticles by Membrane Coated Filters," Science of the Total Environment 409:4868-4874 (2011).

Liu, Z., Kim, S.C., Wang, J., Shin, W.G., Fissan, F., and D. Y. H. Pui (2012). Measurement of Metal Nanoparticle Agglomerates Generated by Spark Discharge using the Universal Nanoparticle Analyzer (UNPA). Aerosol Sci. & Technol. 46 (3), pp 333-346. DOI:10.1080/02786826.2011.626002.

Lore, M. B., Sambol, A. R., Japuntich, D. A., Franklin, L. M., and Hinrichs, S. H., (2011), "Inter-laboratory performance between two nanoparticle air filtration systems using scanning mobility particle analyzers," J. Nanopart. Res., 13 (4), pp 1581, doi: 10.1007/x11051-010-9909-2, PTL#1501.

Shin, W.G., G.W. Mulholland, S.C. Kim, J. Wang, J. Scheckman and D.Y.H. Pui, "Estimates of Non-Ideal Effects on the Friction Coefficient of Agglomerates," Aerosol and Air Quality Research 11:369-375 (2011).

Swanson, J.; Pui, D. Y. H., (2011), "Outgassing Characteristics of Heated PTFE Membrane Filters with a Thermoplastic Support," Filtration, 11 (3), 168-172. PTL#1514.

Thajudeen T. & Hogan C. J. (2011). "Forced and Natural Convection in Aggregate-Laden Nanofluids." J. Nanoparticle Research. 13: 7099-7113.

Wang, J. and D.Y.H. Pui, "Characterization, Exposure Measurement and Control for Nanoscale Particles in Workplaces and on the Road," in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 304:012008 (2011).

Wang, J., Asbach, C., Fissan, H., Hulser, T., Kuhlbusch, T.A.J., Thompson, D., Pui, D.Y.H., (2011), "How can nanobiotechnology oversight advance science and industry: examples from environmental, health, and safety studies of nanoparticles (nano-EHS)," J Nanopart Res, 13:1373–1387, DOI 10.1007/s11051-011-0236-z.

Wang, J., Kim, S. C. and Pui, D. Y. H., (2011), "Carbon Nanotube Penetration through a Screen Filter: Numerical Modeling and Comparison with Experiments," Aerosol Sci. Technol., 45 1-10, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2010.541531.

Wang, J., S.C. Kim and D.Y.H. Pui, "Measurement of Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube Penetration through a Screen Filter and Single Fiber Analysis," J. Nanoparticle Research 13:4565-4573 (2011).