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Laurent Pilon

 

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Laurent Pilon, Ph.D.
(Purdue University, 2002)

pilon@seas.ucla.edu
37-132, Eng IV
(310) 206-5598


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Areas of Interest:

Radiation transfer, applied optics, biophotonics, interfacial and transport phenomena, microalgae and materials for sustainable energy applications.


Selected Recent Publications:

Nanoporous Materials for Energy Applications

J. Fang, Y. Huang, C. Lew, Y. Yan, and L. Pilon, 2012. Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Pure Silica MEL and MFI Zeolite Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.111, No.5, 054910. doi:10.1063/1.3692754

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2012. Physical Interpretation of Cyclic Voltammetry Measurements, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 64, pp.130-139. doi 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.12.118

J. Fang and L. Pilon, 2011. Scaling Laws for Thermal Conductivity of Crystalline Nanoporous Silicon Using Molecular Dynamic Simulations. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 110, 064305. doi:10.1063/1.3638054

H. Wang and L. Pilon, 2011. Accurate Simulations of Electric Double Layer Near Ultramicroelectrodes, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 115, no. 33, pp 16711–16719. doi:0.1021/jp204498e

J. Varghese, H. Wang, and L. Pilon, 2011. Simulating Electric Double Layer Capacitance of Mesoporous Electrodes with Cylindrical Pores. Journal of the Electrochemical Society. Vol.158, No.10, pp. A1106-A1114. doi:10.1149/1.3622342

J. Fang, C. Reitz, T. Brezesinski , E. J. Nemanick, C.B. Kang, S.H. Tolbert, and L. Pilon, 2011. Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous and Crystalline Mesoporous Titania Thin Films from 30 to 320 K. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 115, No. 30, pp 14606–14614. doi:10.1021/jp203400t

T. Coquil, J. Fang, and L. Pilon, 2011. Molecular Dynamic Study of Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Nanoporous Silica. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 4540–4548. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.06.024

H. Wang, J. Varghese, and L. Pilon, 2011. Simulation of Electric Double Layer Capacitors with Mesoporous Electrodes: Effects of Morphology and Electrolyte Permittivity, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 56, no. 17, pp. 6189-6197. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2011.03.140

Pyroelectric Energy Conversion

R.C. Moreno, B.A. James, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Energy Converter For Harvesting Waste Heat: Simulations versus Experiments. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, pp. 4301-4311.doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.03.075

I.M. McKinley, R. Kandilian, and L. Pilon, 2012. Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Olsen Cycle on 0.945 Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3O3-0.055 PbTiO3 Single Crystals, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 11, No.3, 035015. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/21/3/035015

F.Y. Lee, S. Goljahi, I. McKinley, C.S. Lynch, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Relaxor Ferroelectric 8/65/35 PLZT and the Olsen Cycle, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, no.2, 025021. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/21/2/025021

F.Y. Lee, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2012. Pyroelectric Waste Heat Energy Harvesting Using Heat Conduction, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 37, May 2012, pp. 30-37. doi 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.12.034.

R. Kandilian, A. Navid, and L. Pilon, 2011. Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting Capabilities of PMN-PT Near the Morphotropic Phase Boundary, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 5, 055020. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/20/5/055020

A. Navid and L. Pilon, 2011. Pyroelectric Energy Harvesting using Olsen Cycles in Purified and Porous Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene) Thin Films, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 2, 025012. doi: doi:10.1088/0964-1726/20/2/025012

Photobiological Fuel Production and Carbon Dioxide Fixation

L. Pilon, H. Berberoğlu, and R. Kandilian, 2011. Radiation Transfer in Photobiological CO2 Fixation and Fuel Productionby Microalgae, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Transfer, Vol. 112, no. 17, pp. 2639–2660. doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.07.004

Biomedical Optics

D. Yudovsky, A. Nouvong, K. Schomacker, and L. Pilon, 2011. Monitoring Temporal Development and Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Using Hyperspectral Imaging, Journal of Biophotonics, Vol. 4, No. 7–8, pp. 565–576. doi:10.1002/jbio.201000117.

D. Yudovsky and L. Pilon, 2011. Retrieving Skin Properties From In Vivo Diffuse Reflectance Measurements on Human Skin, Journal of Biophotonics, Vol. 4, No.5, pp.305-314, doi:10.1002/jbio.201000069.

D. Yudovsky, A. Nouvong, K. Schomacker, and L. Pilon, 2011. Assessing Diabetic Foot Ulcer Development Risk with Hyperspectral Tissue Oximetry, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol.16, No.2, 026009. doi: doi:10.1117/1.3535592.