Publications

Thermodynamics second-law analysis of hydrocarbon diffusion flames: Effects of soot and temperature.
Z Zhang, C Lou, Y Long, BM Kumfer
Combustion and Flame, 2021 10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.111618

A modeling approach for soot formation in non-premixed flames with elevated stoichiometric mixture fraction.
PR Johnson, RK Chakrabarty, BM Kumfer
Combustion and Flame, 2021 10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.02.029

Pilot-scale testing of direct contact cooler for the removal of SOx and NOx from the flue gas of pressurized oxy-coal combustion.
D Stokie, P Verma, BM Kumfer, G Yablonsky, AK Suresh, RL Axelbaum
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021 10.1016/j.cej.2021.128757

Protection levels of N95-level respirator substitutes proposed during the COVID-19 pandemic: safety concerns and quantitative evaluation procedures
DH Ballard, AJ Dang, BM Kumfer, et. al
BMJ Open
, 2021 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045557

Challenges in predicting the filtration performance of a novel sewn mask: Scale-up from filter holder to mannequin measurements.
AJ Dang, BM Kumfer, et. al
Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2021 10.4209/aaqr.200629

Size-dependent filtration efficiency of alternative facemask filter materials.
DIA Dhanraj, S Choudhary, et. al
Materials
, 2021 10.3390/ma14081868

Soot formation characteristics in laminar coflow flames with application to oxy-combustion.
C Lou, Z Li, Y Zhang, BM Kumfer
Combustion and Flame, 2021 10.1016/j.combustflame.2021.01.018

Experimental study and demonstration of pilot-scale, dry feed, oxy-coal combustion under pressure.
Z Yang, D Khatri, P Verma, T Li, A Adeosun, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Applied Energy, 2021 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116367

Evaluation of semi-empirical soot models for nonpremixed flames with increased stoichiometric mixture fraction and strain.
PR Johnson, RK Chakrabarty, BM Kumfer
Combustion and Flame, 2020 10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.04.019

Optimizing complexity in the kinetic modelling of integrated flue gas purification for pressurized oxy-combustion.
P Verma, Z Gromotka, et al.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020 10.1016/j.cej.2019.122875

Effect of stoichiometric mixture fraction on soot fraction and emission spectra with application to oxy-combustion
C Lou, X Chen, W Yan, Y Tian, BM Kumfer
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2018 10.1016/j.proci.2018.06.166

Synergistic effects during co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastic: Gas, tar, soot, char products and thermogravimetric study
Q Jin, X Wang, S Li, et al.
Journal of the Energy Institute, 2017 10.1016/j.joei.2017.11.001

The effects of inert placement (Zst) on soot and radiative heat flux in turbulent diffusion flames
A Gopan, Z Yang, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Energy & Fuels, 2017 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b01092

An approach to estimating flame radiation in combustion chambers containing suspended-particles
Z Yang, A Adeosun, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Fuel, 2017 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.02.083

Pressurized oxy-combustion with low flue gas recycle: Computational fluid dynamic simulations of radiant boilers
F Xia, Z Yang, A Adeosun, A Gopan, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Fuel, 2016 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.023

Characterization of organic and black carbon aerosol formation during coal combustion: An experimental study in a 1MW pilot scale coal combustor
X Wang, H Jing, B Dhungel, WN Wang, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum, P Biswas
Fuel, 2016 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.057

Control of radiative heat transfer in high-temperature environments via radiative trapping—Part I: Theoretical analysis…
F Xia, Z Yang, A Adeosun, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Fuel, 2016 10.1016/j.fuel.2015.12.078

Effect of operating pressure and fuel moisture on net plant efficiency of a staged, pressurized oxy-combustion power plant
A Gopan, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
International J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 2015 10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.05.014

An Approach to Thermocouple Measurements That Reduces Uncertainties in High-Temperature Environments
S Krishnan, BM Kumfer, W Wu, J Li, A Nehorai, RL Axelbaum
Energy & Fuels, 2015 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b00071

Process design and performance analysis of a Staged, Pressurized Oxy-Combustion (SPOC) power plant for carbon capture
A Gopan, BM Kumfer, J Phillips, D Thimsen, R Smith, RL Axelbaum
Applied Energy, 2014 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.03.032

The impact of biomass cofiring on volatile flame length
ML Holtmeyer, G Li, BM Kumfer, S Li, RL Axelbaum
Energy & Fuels, 2013 10.1021/ef4013505

Effects of biomass particle size during cofiring under air-fired and oxyfuel conditions
ML Holtmeyer, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Applied Energy, 2012 10.1016/j.apenergy.2011.11.042

Susceptibility to inhaled flame-generated ultrafine soot in neonatal and adult rat lungs
JKW Chan, MV Fanucchi, et al.,
Toxicological Sciences, 2011 10.1093/toxsci/kfr233

Age specific responses to acute inhalation of diffusion flame soot particles: cellular injury and the airway antioxidant response
LS Van Winkle, JKW Chan, et al.,
Inhalation Toxicology, 2010 10.3109/08958378.2010.513403

Nitric oxide emissions during coal and coal/biomass combustion under air-fired and oxy-fuel conditions
SA Skeen, BM Kumfer, RL Axelbaum
Energy & Fuels, 2010 10.1021/ef100299n

Gas-phase flame synthesis and properties of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles with reduced oxidation state
BM Kumfer, K Shinoda, B Jeyadevan, IM Kennedy
Journal of Aerosol Science, 2010 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2010.01.003

Generation of oxidant response to copper and iron nanoparticles and salts: Stimulation by ascorbate
RH Rice, EA Vidrio, BM Kumfer, Q Qin, NH Willitis, IM Kennedy, C Anastasio
Chemico-Biological Interactions, 2009 10.1016/j.cbi.2009.08.007

Environmental aging of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on soot and its effect on source identification
D Kim, BM Kumfer, C Anastasio, IM Kennedy, TM Young
Chemosphere, 2009 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2009.04.031

Redox dynamics of mixed metal (Mn, Cr, and Fe) ultrafine particles
PS Nico, BM Kumfer, IM Kennedy, C Anastasio
Aerosol Science and Technology, 2009 10.1080/02786820802482528

Soot inception limits in laminar diffusion flames with application to oxy–fuel combustion
BM Kumfer, SA Skeen, RL Axelbaum
Combustion and Flame, 2008 10.1016/j.combustflame.2008.03.008

Measurement and analysis of soot inception limits of oxygen-enriched coflow flames
BM Kumfer, SA Skeen, R Chen, RL Axelbaum
Combustion and Flame, 2006 10.1016/j.combustflame.2006.08.004