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Peer-Reviewed Publications

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At Drexel University
2015
  1. Singhal, R.; Kalra, V. Electrospun bifunctional cobalt-based porous carbon nanofibers as efficient catalysts for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions. 2015, submitted.
  2. Lawrence, D.#; Tran, C.; Mallajoysula, A.T.; Doorn, S.K.; Mohite, A.; Gupta, G.; Kalra, V. High-energy Density Nanofiber-based Solid-state Supercapacitors. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2015, under revision.
  3. Chung, S-H; Singhal, R; Kalra, V; Manthiram, A. A Porous Carbon Mat as an Electrochemical Testing Platform for Investigating the Polysulfide Retention of Various Cathode Configurations in Li-S Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2015, 6, 2163.
  4. Tran, C.; Lawrence, D.#; Richey, F.W.; Dillard, C.; Elabd, Y.; Kalra, V. Electrochemical Performance of Device-ready Porous Carbon Nanofibers in Ionic Liquid Electrolyte-based Supercapacitors. Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 13760.
  5. Tran, C.; Singhal, R.; Lawrence, D.#; Kalra, V. Polyaniline-coated Freestanding Porous Carbon Nanofibers as Efficient Hybrid Electrodes for Supercapacitors. Journal of Power Sources 2015, 293, 373.
  6. Chung, S-H.; Singhal, R.; Kalra, V.; Manthiram, A. Electrochemically Stable Rechargeable Lithium–Sulfur Batteries with a Microporous Carbon Nanofiber Filter for Polysulfide. Advanced Energy Materials 2015, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500738.
  7. Singhal, R.*; Chung, S-H.*; Manthiram, A.; Kalra, V. Free-standing Carbon Nanofiber Interlayer for High Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 4530.
  8. Andersen, C.P.; Hu, H.; Qiu, G.; Kalra, V.; Sun, Y. Pore-Scale Transport Resolved Model Incorporating Cathode Microstructure and Peroxide Growth in Lithium-Air Batteries. Journal of Electrochemical Society, 2015, A1135
  9. Singhal, R.; Kalra, V. Using Common Salt to Impart Pseudocapacitive Functionalities to Carbon Nanofibers, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 377.
  10. Dillard, C.; Singhal, R.; Kalra, V. Hierarchical Self-Assembly in Monoaxially Electrospun P3HT/PCBM Nanofibers. Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2015, 300 (3), 20-327.
2014
  1. Richey, F.W., Tran, C., Kalra, V., Elabd, Y.A. Ionic Liquid Dynamics in Nanoporous Carbon Nanofibers in Supercapacitors Measured with in operando Infrared Spectroelectrochemistry, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 21846.
  2. Kapllani, A.#, Dillard, C., Washington, K.E., Biewer, M. C. Stefan, M. C., Kalra, V. Self-Assembly of Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-blockpoly(γ-benzyl-L-glutamate) within Solution-Cast Films and Nanofibers, 2014, 299(12), 1484-1493.
  3. Tran, C.; Kalra, V. Molecular Dynamics Study on Effect of Elongational Flow on Morphology of Immiscible Mixtures. J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 140, 134902.
  4. Mayrhuber, I.; Dennison, C.R.; Kalra, V.; Kumbur, E.C. Laser-Perforated Carbon Paper Electrodes for Improved Mass-Transport in High Power Density Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries. J. Power Sources 2014, 260, 251-258.
  5. Park, J.; Kalra, V.; Joo, Y.L. Controlling the Dispersion and Orientation of Nanorods in Polymer Melt under Shear: Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study. J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 140, 124903.
  6. Hu, A.#; Curran, C.#; Tran, C.; Kapllani, A.#; Kalra, V. Fabrication of Transition Metal Oxide-Carbon Nanofibers with Novel Hierarchical Architectures. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2014, 14, 5501-5507.
  7. Park, J.; Yin, J.; Kalra, V.; Joo, Y. Role of Nanoparticle Selectivity in the Symmetry Breaking of Cylindrically Confined Block Copolymers. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 7653-7668.
2013
  1. Tran, C.; Kalra, V. Fabrication of Porous Carbon Nanofibers with Adjustable Pore Sizes as Electrodes for Supercapacitors. J Power Sources 2013, 235, 289-296. [pdf]
  2. Kapllani, A.#; Tran, C.; Kalra, V. Self-Assembly of Fully Conjugated Diblock Copolymers within Nanofibers. Soft Matter 2013, 9, 11014. [pdf]
  3. Tran, C.; Kalra, V. Co-continuous nanoscale assembly of Nafion/polyacrylonitrile blends within nanofibers: A facile route to fabrication of porous nanofibers. Soft Matter 2013, 9, 846-852. [pdf]
2012
  1. Park, J.H.; Kalra, V.; Joo, Y.L. Cylindrically Confined Assembly of Asymmetrical Block Copolymers with and without Nanoparticles. Soft Matter 2012, 8(6), 1845-1857.


Prior to Starting at Drexel

2004-2010
  1. Kalra, V.; Escobedo, F.; Joo, Y.L. Effect of shear on Nanoparticle dispersion in Polymer Melts: A Molecular Dynamics Study. J. Chem. Phys. 2010, 132, 024901. [pdf]
  2. Kalra, V.; Joo, Y.L. Coarse-grained molecular dynamics study of block copolymer/nanoparticle composites under elongational flow. J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 131, 214904, DOI: 10.1063/1.3266511. #Selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology. [pdf]
  3. Kalra, V.; Lee, J.H.; Park, J.; Marquez, M.; Joo, Y.L. Confined Assembly of Asymmetric Block Copolymer Nanofibers via Multi-axial Jet Electrospinning. Small 2009, 5, 2323. [pdf]
  4. Carroll, C.P.; Zhmayev, E.; Kalra, V.; Joo, Y.L. Electrically Driven Polymeric Liquid Jets: Modeling and Experiments. Korea-Australia Rheology Journal 2008, 20, 153. [pdf]
  5. Kalra, V.; Lee, J.; Lee, J.H.; Marquez, M.; Wiesner, U.; Joo, Y.L. Controlling Nanoparticle Location via Confined Assembly in Electrospun Block Copolymer Nanofibers. Small 2008, 4, 2067. [pdf]
  6. Kalra, V.; Mendez, S.; Escobedo, F.; Joo, Y.L. Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation on the Placement of Nanoparticles within Symmetric Diblock Copolymers under Shear Flow. J. Chem. Phys. 2008, 128, 164909.
    #Selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology and Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research. [pdf]
  7. Kalra, V.; Mendez, S.; Lee, J.H.; Nguyen, H.; Marquez, M.; Joo, Y.L. Confined Assembly in Coaxially Electrospun Block Copolymer Fibers. Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 3299. [pdf]
  8. Kalra, V.; Kakad, P.A.; Mendez, S.; Ivannikov, T.; Kamperman, M.; Joo, Y.L. Self Assembled Structures in Electrospun Poly (styrene-block-isoprene) Fibers. Macromolecules 2006, 39, 5453. [pdf]