Jaroslaw Drelich: Publications

 

BOOKS:

J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski, and K.L. Mittal (Eds), Apparent and Microscopic Contact Angles, VSP, AH Zest, The Netherlands 2000, 522 pages.

C.A. Young, J.J. Kellar, M.L. Free, J. Drelich, and R.P. King (Eds), Innovations in Natural Resource Processing, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. (SME), Littleton, Colorado (USA), 2005, 444 pages.

J. Drelich and K.L. Mittal (Eds), Atomic Force Microscopy in Adhesion Studies, VSP, Utrecht-Boston 2005, 811 pages.

TECHNICAL PAPERS are listed in the following order:

  1. adhesion and surface forces (measured with AFM)
  2. contact angles/wetting of solids
  3. line tension
  4. liquid spreading on liquids
  5. flotation chemistry of minerals/minerals processing
  6. oil sands/oily soil remediation/emulsions/oil spills
  7. biomaterials
  8. paper recycling
  9. waste polymer recycling/reuse
  10. laser-based deposition of nanoparticles

Only selected papers are available in a pdf format on this web site. If you would like to receive a copy of any other of the below-listed papers please email your request to: jwdrelic@mtu.edu

1) Adhesion and Surface Forces: AFM Studies

a) AFM Pull-off Forces (Adhesion)/Solid Surface Tension Measurements

Contribution of Colloidal Forces of Non-contact Area to the Adhesion between a Microprobe and a Substrate Surface, J. Drelich, J. Long, J. Masliyah, and Z. Xu,  Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 23(2009)125-138.
Adhesion Forces Measured between Particles and Substrates with Nano-roughness, J. Drelich, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 23(2006)226-232.
Determination of Solid Surface Tension at the Nano-scale Using Atomic Force Microscopy, J. Drelich, G.W. Tormoen, and E.R. Beach, in "Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion," Vol. 4, K. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Leiden-Boston, 2006, pp.237-264.
Deformation of Soft Colloidal Probes during AFM Pull-off Force Measurements: Elimination of Nano-roughness Effects, G.W. Tormoen and J. Drelich,  Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 19(2005)181-198.
A Distribution of AFM Pull-off Forces for Glass Microspheres on a Symmetrically Structured Rough Surface, G.W. Tormoen, J. Drelich, and J. Nalaskowski, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 19(2005)215-234.
Determination of Solid Surface Tension from Particle-Substrate Pull-off Forces Measured with the Atomic Force Microscope, J. Drelich, G.W. Tormoen, and E.R. Beach III, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 280(2004) 484-497.
Analysis of Atomic Force Microscope Pull-off Forces for Gold Surfaces Portraying Nanoscale Roughness and Specific Chemical Functionality, G.W. Tormoen, J. Drelich, and E.R. Beach III, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18 (2004) 1-17.
Adhesion between Hydrocarbon Particles and Silica Surfaces with Different Degrees of Hydration as Determined by the AFM Colloidal Probe Technique, J. Nalaskowski, J. Drelich, J. Hupka, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir 19 (2003) 5311-5317.
AFM Pull-off Force Measurements with Polystyrene (Deformable) Colloidal Probes, E. Beach and J. Drelich, in Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals, J.J. Kellar, M.A. Herpfer, and B.M. Moudgil (Eds), SME, Littleton, CO 2003, pp.177-193.
Pull-off Force Measurements between Rough Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy, E. Beach, G.W. Tormoen, J. Drelich and R.Han, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 247(1) (2002) 84-99.
Pull-off Forces Measured between Hexadecanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers in Air Using an Atomic Force Microscope: Analysis of Surface Free Energy, E. Beach, G.W. Tormoen and J. Drelich, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 16(7) (2002) 845-868.
Measurements of Adhesion Forces in Pharmaceutical Powder-Polymer Systems by Atomic Force Microscopy, E. Beach, J. Drelich, and R. Han, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on "Particles on Surfaces: Detection, Adhesion and Removal," Newark, NJ, June 19-21, 2000, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2002, pp.219-234.
Limitation of the Young-Dupre Equation in the Analysis of Adhesion Forces for Systems Involving Surfactant Solutions, J. Drelich, E. Beach, A. Gosiewska, and J.D. Miller, The Journal of Adhesion, 7(2000)361-372.

b) AFM Surface Force Measurements

Surface Charge Microscopy: Novel Technique for Mapping Charge-Mosaic Surfaces in Electrolyte Solutions, X. Yin and J. Drelich,  Langmuir 24(2008)8013-8020.
Forces between Polyethylene Surfaces in Oxyethylene Dodecyl Ether Solutions as Influenced by the Number of Oxyethylene Groups, J. Nalaskowski, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir 24(2008)1476-1483.
Determining Surface Potential of the Bitumen-Water Interface at Nanoscale Resolution using Atomic Force Microscopy, J. Drelich, J. Long, and A. Yeung, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 85(2007)625-634.
Structural Effects Recorded for AFM Tips Interacting with Individual Nanoparticles and Their Clusters Deposited on Substrates, J. Drelich, Z. Xu, and J. Masliyah, Langmuir 22(2006)8850-8859.
Probing Colloidal Forces Measured between a Si3N4 AFM Tip and Single Nanoparticles of Silica and Alumina, J. Drelich, J. Long, Z. Xu, J. Masliyah, and C.L. White, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 303(2006)627-638.
Measurements of Colloidal Forces between an AFM Probe and Nanoparticles Deposited on a Substrate, J. Drelich, Z. Xu, and J. Masliyah, in Interfacial Phenomena in Fine Particle Technology, Z. Xu and Q. Liu (Eds), Proceedings of the 6th UBC-McGill-UA International Symposium on Fundamentals of Mineral Processing in Honor of Professor J. Laskowski, MetSoc, Montreal, 2006, pp. 61-72.
AFM Colloidal Forces Measured between Microscopic Probes and Flat Substrates in Nanoparticle Suspensions, J. Drelich, J. Long, Z. Xu, J. Masliyah, J. Nalaskowski, R. Beauchamp, and Y. Liu, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 301(2006)511-522.
Measurements of Colloidal Forces between Microscopic Probes and Substrates in Suspensions of Nanoparticles, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, J. Long, Z. Xu, and J. Masliyah, in Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals: New Markets/New Horizons, J.J. Kellar (Ed), SME, Littleton, CO 2006, pp.217-229.
Long-Range Attractive Forces and Energy Barriers in De-Inking Flotation: AFM Studies of Interactions between Polyethylene and Toner, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, A. Gosiewska, E. Beach and J.D. Miller, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 14(2000)1829-1843.
Interfacial Effects of a Polyalkylene Oxide/Fatty Acid Surfactant Blend in Flotation Deinking of Mixed Office Papers, J. Pletka, A. Gosiewska, K.Y. Chee, J.P. McGuire, J. Drelich and L. Groleau, Progress in Paper Recycling, 9(2) (2000) 40-48.
Preparation of Hydrophobic Microspheres from Low Temperature-Melting Polymeric Materials, J. Nalaskowski, J. Drelich, J. Hupka, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 13(1999) 1-17.
Use of the Atomic Force Microscope for Examination of Interfacial Forces in Recovered Paper Deinking Systems, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, K.-Y. Chee, S. Veeramasuneni, and J.D. Miller, Progress in Paper Recycling, 8(1999)55-67.
Preparation of Spherical Toner Particles for Atomic Force Microscopic Studies of Colloidal Forces, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 201(1998) 253-256.

2)    Contact Angles/Wetting of Solids

    a) Contact Angles on Heterogeneous Solid Surfaces (Micro-, Nano-, and Molecular-scaled Heterogeneity)

Theoretical Contact Angles on Nano-Heterogeneous Surface Composed of Parallel Apolar and Polar Strips, Ch. Fang and J. Drelich, Langmuir, 20(16) (2004) 6679-6684.
Mineral Matter Distribution on Coal Surface and Its Effect on Coal Wettability, A. Gosiewska, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski and M. Pawlik, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 247(1) (2002)107-116.
Contact Angles on Heterogeneous Coal Surface: The Effect of Mineral Matter, A. Gosiewska, M. Pawlik, J.S. Laskowski, J. Drelich and T. Eisele, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on "Contact Angles, Wettability and Adhesion," Newark, NJ, June 21-23, 2000, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2002, pp.177-199.
Contact Angles Measured at Mineral Surfaces Covered with Adsorbed Collector Layers, J. Drelich, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 18(1) (2001) 31-37.
Improved Sample Preparation and Surface Analysis Methodology for Contact Angle Measurements on Coal (Heterogeneous) Surfaces, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski and M. Pawlik, Coal Preparation, 21(3) (2000) 247-275.
Instability of the Three-Phase Contact Region and Its Effect on Contact Angle Relaxation, J. Drelich, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 13(12) (1999) 1437-1455.
Preparation of a Coal Surface for Contact Angle Measurements, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski, M. Pawlik, and S. Veeramasuneni, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 11(1997)1399-1431.
Examination of Adsorbed Oleate Layers at a Fluorite Surface by Contact Angle Measurements and FT-IR/IRS Spectroscopy, J. Drelich, W.-H. Jang, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir, 13(1997)1345-1351.
Static Contact Angles for Liquids at Heterogeneous Solid Surfaces, J. Drelich, Polish Journal of Chemistry, 71(1997)525-549.
Contact Angles for Liquid Drops at a Model Heterogeneous Surface Consisting of Alternating and Parallel Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Strips, J. Drelich, J.L. Wilbur, J.D. Miller, and G.M. Whitesides, Langmuir, 12(1996)1913-1922.
The Effect of Drop (Bubble) Size on Advancing and Receding Contact Angles for Heterogeneous and Rough Solid Surfaces as Observed with Sessile-Drop and Captive-Bubble Techniques, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and R.J. Good, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 179(1996)37-50.
Formation and Wetting Characteristics of Adsorbed Layers of Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids at a Fluorite Surface, J. Drelich, A.A. Atia, M.R. Yalamanchili, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 178(1996)720-732.
Wetting Characteristics of Liquid Drops at Heterogeneous Surfaces, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, A. Kumar, and G.M. Whitesides, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 93(1994)1-13.

b) Drop (Bubble) Size Effects

    See 2) Line Tension.

c) Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Superhydrophobicity of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Grown on Silicon Substrates, Ch.H. Lee, J. Drelich, and Y.K. Yap, Langmuir, 25(2009)4853-4860.
Hydrophobicity of Ion-Plated PTFE Coatings, S. Veeramasuneni, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and G. Yamauchi, Progress in Organic Coatings, 31(1997)265-270.
Effect of Roughness as Determined by Atomic Force Microscopy on the Wetting Properties of PTFE Thin Films, J.D. Miller, S. Veeramasuneni, J. Drelich, M.R. Yalamanchili, and G. Yamauchi, Polymer Engineering and Science, 36(1996)1849-1855.

d) Other Papers on Contact Angles/Wetting/Surface Tension

Spreading Kinetics of Water Drops on Self-Assembled Monolayers of Thiols: Significance of Inertial Effects, J. Drelich and D. Chibowska, Langmuir, 21(2005)7733-7738.
Contact Angle Relaxation for Ethoxylated Alcohol Solutions on Hydrophobic Surfaces, J. Drelich, R. Zahn, J.D. Miller and J.K. Borchardt, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on "Contact Angles, Wettability and Adhesion," Newark, NJ, June 21-23, 2000, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2002, pp.253-264.
Measurement of Interfacial Tension in Fluid-Fluid Systems, J. Drelich, Ch. Fang, and C.L. White, in Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York 2003, pp. 3152-3166.
Wetting Characteristics and Stability of Langmuir-Blodgett Carboxylate Monolayers at the Surfaces of Calcite and Fluorite, W.-H. Jang, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir, 11(1995)3491-3499.
A Critical Review of Wetting and Adhesion Phenomena in the Preparation of Polymer-Mineral Composites, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 12(1995)197-204; and Transactions of Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 298(1995)197-204.
Examination of Neumann's Equation-of-State for Interfacial Tensions, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 167(1994)217-220.
Surface Tension of Toluene-Extracted Bitumens from Utah Oil Sands as Determined by Wilhelmy Plate and Contact Angle Techniques, J. Drelich, K. Bukka, J.D. Miller, and F.V. Hanson, Energy & Fuels, 8(1994)700-704.

3)    Line Tension

Instability of the Three-Phase Contact Region and Its Effect on Contact Angle Relaxation, J. Drelich, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 13(12) (1999) 1437-1455.
Static Contact Angles for Liquids at Heterogeneous Solid Surfaces, J. Drelich, Polish Journal of Chemistry, 71(1997)525-549.
The Effect of Drop (Bubble) Size on Contact Angle at Solid Surfaces, J. Drelich, The Journal of Adhesion, 63(1997)31-51.
The Significance and Magnitude of the Line Tension in Three-Phase (Solid/Liquid/Fluid) Systems, J. Drelich, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 116(1996)43-54.
Contact Angles for Liquid Drops at a Model Heterogeneous Surface Consisting of Alternating and Parallel Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Strips, J. Drelich, J.L. Wilbur, J.D. Miller, and G.M. Whitesides, Langmuir, 12(1996)1913-1922.
The Effect of Drop (Bubble) Size on Advancing and Receding Contact Angles for Heterogeneous and Rough Solid Surfaces as Observed with Sessile-Drop and Captive-Bubble Techniques, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and R.J. Good, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 179(1996)37-50.
The Flotation Limit of Fine Particles Based on Contact Angle Measurements, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Preprints of the 1994 SME Annual Meeting, SME, Littleton Co, Preprint #94-26.
Wetting Characteristics of Liquid Drops at Heterogeneous Surfaces, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, A. Kumar, and G.M. Whitesides, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 93(1994)1-13.
The Effect of Solid Surface Heterogeneity and Roughness on the Contact Angle/Drop (Bubble) Size Relationship, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 164(1994)252-259.
Modification of the Cassie Equation, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Langmuir, 9(1993)619-621.
The Effect of Drop Size on Contact Angle over a Wide Range of Drop Volumes, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and J. Hupka, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 155(1993)379-385.
The Effect of Surface Heterogeneity on Pseudo-Line Tension and the Flotation Limit of Fine Particles, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Colloids and Surfaces, 69(1992)35-43.
The Line/Pseudo-Line Tension in Three-Phase Systems, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Particulate Science and Technology, an International Journal, 10(1992)1-20.

4)    Spreading on Liquid Surface

Rate of Bitumen Film Transfer from a Quartz Surface to an Air Bubble as Observed by Optical Microscopy, D. Lelinski, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and J. Hupka The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 82(2004) 794-800.
Spreading Kinetics for Low Viscosity n-Alkanes on a Water Surface as Recorded by the High-Speed Video System, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, ANNALES of Universitatis Marie Curie-Sklodowska, 54/55 (1999/2000)105-113.
Bitumen Spreading and Formation of Thin Bitumen Films at a Water Surface, J. Drelich, D. Lelinski, and J.D. Miller, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 116(1996)211-223.
The Role of Gas Bubbles in Bitumen Release during Oil Sand Digestion, J. Drelich, D. Lelinski, J. Hupka, and J.D. Miller, Fuel, 74(1995)1150-1155.

5)    Flotation Chemistry of Minerals/Minerals Processing

A Novel Method of Measuring Electrophoretic Mobility of Gas Bubbles, A.S. Najafi, J. Drelich, A. Yeung, Z. Xu, and J. Masliyah, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 308(2) (2007)344-350.
Bubbles: Interaction with Solid Surfaces, A.V. Nguyen, J. Drelich, M. Colic, J. Nalaskowski, and J.D. Miller, in Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, 2nd Ed., P. Somasundaran (Ed.), Taylor & Francis, London 2007.
Fundamental and Engineering Aspects of Coal Surface Heterogeneity, J.S. Laskowski, M. Holuszko, J. Drelich, and M. Pawlik, Proceedings of the 14th International Coal Preparation Congress and Exhibition, March 11-15, 2002, pp. 265-271.
Mineral Matter Distribution on Coal Surface and Its Effect on Coal Wettability, A. Gosiewska, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski and M. Pawlik, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 247(1) (2002)107-116.
Contact Angles on Heterogeneous Coal Surface: The Effect of Mineral Matter, A. Gosiewska, M. Pawlik, J.S. Laskowski, J. Drelich and T. Eisele, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on "Contact Angles, Wettability and Adhesion," Newark, NJ, June 21-23, 2000, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2002, pp.177-199.
Contact Angles Measured at Mineral Surfaces Covered with Adsorbed Collector Layers, J. Drelich, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 18(1) (2001) 31-37.
Improved Sample Preparation and Surface Analysis Methodology for Contact Angle Measurements on Coal (Heterogeneous) Surfaces, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski and M. Pawlik, Coal Preparation, 21(3) (2000) 247-275.
Characterization of Washability of Some Mexican Coals, C.L. Lin, J.R. Parga, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Coal Preparation, 20(1999)227-245.
Oleate Adsorption at an Apatite Surface by Ex-Situ FTIR Internal Reflection Spectroscopy, Y. Lu, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 202(1998) 462-476.
FTIR Internal Reflection Spectroscopy Studies of the Effect of pH on Adsorption of Oleate/Oleic Acid at the Surface of a TiO2 Thin Film Deposited on a Ge Single Crystal, J. Drelich, Y. Lu, L. Chen, J.D. Miller, and S. Guruswamy, Applied Surface Science, 125(1998)236-244.
Preparation of a Coal Surface for Contact Angle Measurements, J. Drelich, J.S. Laskowski, M. Pawlik, and S. Veeramasuneni, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 11(1997)1399-1431.
Wetting of Francolite and Quartz and Its Significance in the Flotation of Phosphate Rock, Y. Lu, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Minerals Engineering, 10(1997)1219-1231.
Bubble Attachment Time Measurements at a Chalcopyrite Surface Using a High-Speed Video System, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, J.-S. Li, and R.-Y. Wan, Proceedings of the XX International Mineral Processing Congress, Aachen, Germany, 21-26 September 1997, H. Hoberg and H. Von Blottnitz (Eds), Vol. 3, GMDB Gesellschaft fur Bergbau, Metallurgie, Rohstoff- und Umwelttechnik Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany 1997, pp.53-64.
Examination of Adsorbed Oleate Layers at a Fluorite Surface by Contact Angle Measurements and FT-IR/IRS Spectroscopy, J. Drelich, W.-H. Jang, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir, 13(1997)1345-1351.
Formation and Wetting Characteristics of Adsorbed Layers of Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids at a Fluorite Surface, J. Drelich, A.A. Atia, M.R. Yalamanchili, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 178(1996)720-732.
Characterization of Interfacial Water at Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces by in situ FTIR/Internal Reflection Spctroscopy, M.R. Yalamanchili, A.A. Atia, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Fundamentals of Mineral Processing, Vancouver, Canada, August 20-24, 1995, J.S. Laskowski and G.W. Poling (Eds), CIM, Canada 1995, pp. 3-16.
Wetting Characteristics and Stability of Langmuir-Blodgett Carboxylate Monolayers at the Surfaces of Calcite and Fluorite, W.-H. Jang, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Langmuir, 11(1995)3491-3499.
A Critical Review of Wetting and Adhesion Phenomena in the Preparation of Polymer-Mineral Composites, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 12(1995)197-204; and Transactions of Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 298(1995)197-204.
The Effect of Surface Heterogeneity on Pseudo-Line Tension and the Flotation Limit of Fine Particles, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Colloids and Surfaces, 69(1992)35-43.
The Flotation Limit of Fine Particles Based on Contact Angle Measurements, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Preprints of the 1994 SME Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 1994, Preprint #94-26.

6)    Oil Sands/Oily Soil Remediation/Emulsions/Oil Spills

Effect of Operating Temperature on Water-Based Oil Sands Processing, J. Long, J. Drelich, Z. Xu, and J.H. Masliyah,  The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 85(2007)726-738.
Water-Based Bitumen Recovery from Diluent-Conditioned Oil Sands, J. Hupka, J.D. Miller, and J. Drelich,  The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 82(2004) 978-985.
Rate of Bitumen Film Transfer from a Quartz Surface to an Air Bubble as Observed by Optical Microscopy, D. Lelinski, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, and J. Hupka The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 82(2004) 794-800.
Performance of Aerosol-Surfactant Enhanced Air Sparging: Laboratory Results, T.J. Kremer, J.S. Gierke, J. Drelich, and P.T. Imhoff, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA, May 20-23, 2002, A.R. Gavaskar and A.S.C. Chen (Eds), Battele Press, Columbus OH 2002, paper 2E-7 (7 pages).
Kinetics of Oil Transfer from a Mineral Surface to an Air Bubble - Fundamental Aspects of Flotation for the Remediation of Oily Soils, D. Lelinski, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Proceedings of the U.S. Engineering Foundation Conference on Environmental Technology for Oil Pollution, August 29 - September 3, 1999, Jurata, Poland, Technical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland 1999, pp.67-70.
Study of the Interfacial Effects of an Ethoxylated Alcohol Surfactant on the Flotation of Oil from Contaminated Soil, E. Beach, A. Gosiewska, Ch. Fang, K. Dudeck, and J. Drelich, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference "Environmental Technology for Oil Pollution," J. Hupka and J.D. Miller (Eds), Jurata, Poland, Aug. 29 - Sept. 3, 1999, Vol. 1, pp.89-93 (1999).
Bitumen Spreading and Formation of Thin Bitumen Films at a Water Surface, J. Drelich, D. Lelinski, and J.D. Miller, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 116(1996)211-223.
The Role of Gas Bubbles in Bitumen Release during Oil Sand Digestion, J. Drelich, D. Lelinski, J. Hupka, and J.D. Miller, Fuel, 74(1995)1150-1155.
Surface and Interfacial Tension of the Whiterocks Bitumen and Its Relationship to Bitumen Release from Tar Sands during Hot Water Processing, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Fuel, 73(1994)1504-1510.
Surface Tension of Toluene-Extracted Bitumens from Utah Oil Sands as Determined by Wilhelmy Plate and Contact Angle Techniques, J. Drelich, K. Bukka, J.D. Miller, and F.V. Hanson, Energy & Fuels, 8(1994)700-704.
Water Recycle in Moderate-Temperature Bitumen Recovery from Whiterocks Oil Sands, J. Drelich, J. Hupka, J.D. Miller, and F.V. Hanson, AOSTRA Journal of Research, 8(1992)139-147.
The Effect of Electric Field Pulsation Frequency on Breaking Water-in-Oil Emulsions, J. Drelich, G. Bryll, J. Kapczynski, J. Hupka, J.D. Miller, and F.V. Hanson, Fuel Processing Technology, 31(1992)105-113.
Impact of Water Recycle on Water-Based Processing of Whiterocks Tar Sands, J. Hupka, J. Drelich, J.D. Miller, R.R. White, F.V. Hanson, and A.G. Oblad, Fuel, 70(1991)1313-1316.
Extraction of Oil from Emulsion in the Presence of Surfactants (in Polish), J. Hupka, J. Kosciukiewicz, and J. Drelich, Chemia Analityczna, 36(1991)847-853.
The Role of Capillary Forces in Sorption Processes in Collection of Spilled Oil from a Water Surface (in Polish), J. Drelich and J. Hupka, Studia i Materialy Oceanologiczne, 57(1990)83-102.
Kinetics of Dispersed Oil Extraction from Water (in Polish), J. Drelich and J. Hupka, Przemysl Chemiczny, 67(1988)290-293.
Application of Hydrophobic Cellulose Membranes for Separation of Phases (in Polish), J. Drelich and J. Hupka, Przemysl Chemiczny, 67(1988)128-130.
Absorptivity of Mats Used in Oil Spills Clean-Up (in Polish), J. Drelich and J. Hupka, Archiwum Ochrony Srodowiska, 3-4(1988)87-101.
Extraction of Dispersed Oil from Water for Analytical Purposes (in Polish), J. Drelich and J. Hupka, Chemia Analityczna, 33(1988)631-637.
Absorptivity of Fibrous Mats Applied for Removing Spilt Oil, J. Drelich, J. Hupka and B. Gutkowski, Studies in Environmental Science, 34(1988)207-221.

7)    Biomaterials

Formation of Biomimetic Porous Calcium Phosphate Coatings on Surfaces of Polyethylene/Zinc Stearate Blends, J. Drelich and K.G. Field, Proceedings of the 2007 Materials Science and Technology Conference, 16-20 September 2007, Detroit, MI, pp. 187-198.
Effect of Polyethylene Pretreatments on the Biomimetic Deposition and Adhesion of Calcium Phosphate Films, K.C. Baker, J. Drelich, I. Miskioglu, R. Israel, and H.N. Herkowitz, Acta Biomaterialia, 3(2007)391-401.
Biomimetic Formation of Nano-crystalline Calcium-Phosphate Films on Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiols: Effects of End Functionality and Deposition Methodology, K.C. Baker and J. Drelich, in Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals: New Markets/New Horizons, J.J. Kellar (Ed), SME, Littleton, CO 2006, pp. 199-216.
Growth, Characterization and Biocompatibility of Bone-Like Calcium Phosphate Layers Biomimetically Deposited on Metallic Substrata, K.C. Baker, M.A. Anderson, S.A. Oehlke, A.I. Astashkina, D.C. Haikio, J. Drelich, and S.W. Donahue, Materials Science and Engineering C, 26(2006)1351-1360.
Hydrophilic/Electron-Acceptor Surface Properties of Metallic Biomaterials and Their Effect on Osteoblast Cell Activity, L. Bren, L. English, J. Fogarty, R. Policor, A. Zsidi, J. Vance, J. Drelich, N. Istephanous, and K. Rohly, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 18(2004)1711-1722.
Effect of Surface Characteristics of Metallic Biomaterials on Interaction with Osteoblast Cells, L. Bren, L. English, J. Fogarty, R. Policoro, A. Zsidi, J. Vance, J. Drelich, C. White, S. Donahue, N. Istephanous, K. Rohly, Proceedings of the 7th World Biomaterials Congress, 17-21 May 2004, Sydney, Australia, p. 1121.

8)    Paper Recycling

Contact Angle Relaxation for Ethoxylated Alcohol Solutions on Hydrophobic Surfaces, J. Drelich, R. Zahn, J.D. Miller and J.K. Borchardt, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on "Contact Angles, Wettability and Adhesion," Newark, NJ, June 21-23, 2000, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2002, pp.253-264.
Improved Flotation Deinking of Sorted Office Papers by Flocculation of Ink Particles, J. Drelich and J.D. Miller, Progress in Paper Recycling, 11(1) (2001) 38-46.
Interfacial Chemistry Aspects of De-Inking Flotation of Mixed Office Paper, J. Drelich et al., Preprints of the 2001 SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, February 26-28, 2001, SME, Littleton 2001, Preprint #01-9.
Long-Range Attractive Forces and Energy Barriers in De-Inking Flotation: AFM Studies of Interactions between Polyethylene and Toner, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, A. Gosiewska, E. Beach and J.D. Miller, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 14(2000)1829-1843.
Interaction Forces Involved in Deinking Processes with Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates - Fundamental Considerations, M.A.D. Azevedo, J.D. Miller, J.K. Borchardt, J. Nalaskowski, and J. Drelich, Proceedings of the 2000 TAPPI Pulping/Process & Product Quality Conference, Preprint #PULP0080.
Interfacial Effects of a Polyalkylene Oxide/Fatty Acid Surfactant Blend in Flotation Deinking of Mixed Office Papers, J. Pletka, A. Gosiewska, K.Y. Chee, J.P. McGuire, J. Drelich and L. Groleau, Progress in Paper Recycling, 9(2) (2000) 40-48.
The Effect of pH on Pulping and Flotation of Mixed Office Wastepaper, M.A.D. Azevedo, J. Drelich, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Pulp and Paper Science, 25(9) (1999)317-320.
Use of the Atomic Force Microscope for Examination of Interfacial Forces in Recovered Paper Deinking Systems, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, K.-Y. Chee, S. Veeramasuneni, and J.D. Miller, Progress in Paper Recycling, 8(1999)55-67.
Preparation of Spherical Toner Particles for Atomic Force Microscopic Studies of Colloidal Forces, J. Drelich, J. Nalaskowski, and J.D. Miller, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 201(1998) 253-256.
Recycling Office Waste - Wastepaper Deinking Research at the University of Utah, J.D. Miller, M.A.D. Azevedo, X. Nie, and J. Drelich, in Paper Recycling Challenge, Volume II-Deinking and Bleaching, M.R. Doshi and J.M. Dyer (Eds), Doshi & Associates Inc., Appleton, WI 1997, pp. 167-182.
Hydrophobicity and Elemental Composition of Laser-Printed Toner Films, J. Drelich, M.A.D. Azevedo, J.D. Miller, and P. Dryden, Progress in Paper Recycling, 5(4)(1996)31-38.

9)    Waste Polymer Recycling/Reuse

Recovery of Expanded Polystyrene from Coated Patterns Rejected from Lost Foam Casting, J. Pletka and J. Drelich, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 19(1) (2002)25-30. Also published as a preprints of the 2001 SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, February 26-28, 2001, SME, Littleton 2001, Preprint #01-135.
Recovery of Expanded Polystyrene from Coated Patterns Rejected from Lost Foam Casting, J. Pletka and J. Drelich, Proceedings of the 7th SPE Annual Recycling Conference, Dearborn, MI, November 8-9, 2000, Society of Plastics Engineers 2000, pp. 133-141.
Purification of Polyethylene Terephthalate from Polyvinyl Chloride by Froth Flotation for the Plastics (Soft-Drink Bottle) Recycling Industry, J. Drelich, J.H. Kim, T. Payne, J.D. Miller, and R.W. Kobler, Separation and Purification Technology, 15(1999)9-17.
Selective Froth Flotation of PVC from PVC/PET Mixtures for the Plastics Recycling Industry, J. Drelich, T. Payne, J.H. Kim, J.D. Miller, R. Kobler, and S. Christiansen, Polymer Engineering and Science, 38(1998)1378-1386.
Viscosity of Bitumen-Crumb Rubber Blend (New Paving Material), Ch. Holbert, J. Drelich, W. Zmierczak, and J.D. Miller, Petroleum Science and Technology, 15(1997)523-543.

10) Laser-Based Deposition of Particles

A Laser-Based Patterning of Gold Nanoparticles into Microstructures, J. Xu, J. Drelich, and E.M. Nadgorny, Langmuir, 20(2004) 1021-1025.
Laser-Based Deposition Technique: Patterning of Nanoparticles into Microstructures,  E.M. Nadgorny and J. Drelich, in Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,  J.A. Schwarz, C. Contescu, and K. Putyera (Eds), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York 2004, pp. 1565-1579.
Patterning of Gold and Polystyrene Nanoparticles into Mesostructures using a Laser-Based Particle Deposition, J. Drelich, E.M. Nadgorny, E.T. Zellers, J. Xu, Ch. Zhou, C.L. White, and W.M. Cross, in Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals, J.J. Kellar, M.A. Herpfer, and B.M. Moudgil (Eds), SME, Littleton, CO 2003, pp. 85-94.
MTU Laser-Based Direct-Write Techniques: Recent Development and Nanoparticles Patterning Results, E. Nadgorny, Ch. Zhou, J. Drelich, and R. Zahn, MRS Symposium Proceedings, Vol.758(2003), Paper LL4.4.
Laser Guidance Deposition Technique for Patterning Microstructures Made of Nanoparticles with Varying Surface Functionality, J. Xu, Ch. Zhou, S. Grant, E. Nadgorny, and J. Drelich, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 728 (2002), Paper S7.6.

Other Papers

Laboratory Tests on Mercury Emission Monitoring with Resonating Gold-Coated Silicon Cantilevers, J. Drelich, C.L. White and Z. Xu, Environmental Science and Technology, 42(6)(2008)2072-2078.