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Links and overview images of all of my academic publications.


Rethinking Heterometal Doping in Nanoclusters

M. G. Taylor and G. Mpourmpakis. “Rethinking Heterometal Doping in Ligand-Protected Metal Nanoclusters”. In: Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters Just Accepted (Oct. 2018), doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02679

Kidney Stone Growth Modifier Comparison

J. Chung, M. G. Taylor, I. Granja, J. R. Asplin, G. Mpourmpakis, and J. D. Rimer. “Factors Differentiating the Effectiveness of Polyprotic Acids as Inhibitors of Calcium Oxalate Crystallization in Kidney Stone Disease”. In: Crystal Growth & Design 18.9 (2018), pp. 5617-5627. doi: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00945

Bond-Centric Model

Z. Yan, M.G. Taylor, A. Mascareno, and G. Mpourmpakis.”Size-,Shape-, and Composition-Dependent Model for Metal Nanoparticle Stability Prediction”. In: Nano Letters 18.4 (2018), pp. 2696-2704. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00670


Cadmium-Doped Au23 Nanocluster

Q. Li, K. J. Lambright, M. G. Taylor, K. Kirschbaum, T.-Y. Luo, J. Zhao, G. Mpourmpakis, S. Mokashi-Punekar, N. L. Rosi, and R. Jin. “Reconstructing the Surface of Gold Nanoclusters by Cadmium Doping”. In: Journal of the American Chemical Society 139.49 (2017), pp. 17779–17782. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b11491.

Silver-Doped Au24 Nanocluster

Q. Li, M. G. Taylor, K. Kirschbaum, K. J. Lambright, X. Zhu, G. Mpourmpakis, and R. Jin. “Site-selective substitution of gold atoms in the Au24(SR)20 nanocluster by silver”. In: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 505 (2017), pp. 1202–1207. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.06.049.

Thermodynamic Stability Model

M. G. Taylor and G. Mpourmpakis. “Thermodynamic Stability of Ligand-Protected Metal Nanoclusters”. In: Nature Communications 8 (2017), p. 15988. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15988.

Molecular “Surgery”

Q. Li, T.-y. Luo, M. G. Taylor, S. Wang, X. Zhu, Y. Song, G. Mpourmpakis, N. L. Rosi, and R. Jin. “Molecular “surgery” on a 23-gold-atom nanoparticle”. In: Science Advances 3.5 (2017), e1603193. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1603193.


Kidney Stone Inhibtion

J. Chung, I. Granja, M. G. Taylor, G. Mpourmpakis, J. R. Asplin, and J. D. Rimer. “Molecular modifiers reveal a mechanism of pathological crystal growth inhibition”. In: Nature 536.7617 (2016), pp. 446–450. doi: 10.1038/nature19062.


M. G. Taylor, N. Austin, C. Gounaris, and G. Mpourmpakis. “Catalyst Design Based on Morphology and Environment Dependent Adsorption on Metal Nanoparticles”. In: ACS Catalysis 5.11 (2015), pp. 6296–6301. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01696.


Desalination with Zwitterion Membranes

W. Chan, H.-y. Chen, A. Surapathi, M. G. Taylor, X. Shao, E. Marand, and J. K. Johnson. “Zwitterion Functionalized Carbon Nanotube / Polyamide Nanocomposite Membranes for Water Desalination”. In: ACS Nano 7.6 (2013), pp. 5308–5319. doi: 10.1021/nn4011494.