Publications

Selected peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Demokritou P, Gass S., Pyrgiotakis G, Cohen J., Goldsmith W., McKinney W., Frazer D, Ma J.,  Schwegler-Berry D., Brain J., Castranova V. An in vivo and in vitro toxicological characterization  of realistic nanoscale CeO2 inhalation exposures. Nanotoxicology 2012, DOI: 10.3109/17435390.2012.739665
  2. Chang C, Demokritou, P., Shafer M. and  Christiani D.  Physicochemical and toxicological characteristics of welding fume derived particles generated from real time welding processes. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012,   DOI: 10.1039/c2em30505d
  3. Pyrgiotakis G., McDevitt J., Yamauchi T., Demokritou P.  A novel method for bacteria inactivation using electrosprayed engineered water nanostructures.  Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2012; vol.14, number 8, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-012-1027-x
  4. Bello D, Martin J, Santeufemio C., Sun Q., Bunker K., Shafer M. and Demokritou P. Physico-chemical and morphological characterization of   nanoparticles emitted from photocopiers: Implications for Environmental Health. Nanotoxicology 2012, DOI: 10.3109/17435390.2012.689883.
  5. Cohen J, DeLoid G, Pyrgiotakis G, Demokritou P. Interactions of engineered nanomaterials in physiological media and the implications for in vitro dosimetry.   Nanotoxicology  2012, DOI: 10.3109/17435390.2012.666576.
  6. Tsai S, Echevarría-Vega E,2, Sotiriou G, Santeufemio C, Huang C, Schmidt D,   Demokritou P, Ellenbecker M. Evaluation of environmental filtration control of engineered nanoparticles using the Harvard Versatile Engineered Nanomaterial Generation System (VENGES). Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2012, DOI 10.1007/s11051-012-0812-x
  7. Sotiriou G., Diaz E.,  Godleski J., Brain J., Pratsinis S., Demokritou P. A novel platform for pulmonary and cardiovascular toxicological characterization of inhaled engineered nanomaterials.  Nanotoxicology 2011, DOI: 10.3109/17435390.2011.604439, 2011.
  8. Demokritou P, Büchel R, Molina R, Deloid G, Brain J, Pratsinis S. Development and characterization of a Versatile Engineered Nanomaterial Generation System (VENGES) suitable for toxicological studies. Inhalation Toxicology 2010; 22: 107-116.
  9. Gupta T, Demokritou P, Koutrakis P. Effects of physico-chemical properties of ultrafine particles on the performance of an ultrafine particle concentrator. Aerosol Science and Technology 2004; 38: 37-45.
  10. Gupta T, Demokritou P, Ferguson S, Koutrakis P. Development and performance evaluation of a high-volume ultrafine particle concentrator for inhalation toxicological studies. Inhalation Toxicology 2004; 16: 851-862.
  11. Demokritou P, Gupta T, Ferguson S, Koutrakis P. Development of a high-volume concentrated ambient particles system (CAPS) for human and animal inhalation toxicological studies. Inhalation Toxicology 2003;15: 111-129.
  12. Demokritou P, Gupta T, Koutrakis P. Development of a high volume concentrated ambient particles system (CAPS) for human and animal inhalation toxicological studies. Inhalation Toxicology 2002; 15:101-119.
  13. Demokritou P, Gupta T, Koutrakis P.  A high volume apparatus for the condensational growth of ultrafine particles for toxicological studies. Aerosol Science and Technology 2002; 36:1061-1072.
  14. Demokritou P, Gupta, T, Koutrakis P. Development and laboratory characterization of a prototype coarse particle concentrator for inhalation toxicological studies. Journal of Aerosol Science 2002; 33:1111-1123.
  15. Demokritou P, Kavouras I, Ferguson S and  Koutrakis P. Development of a  High Volume Cascade Impactor  for toxicological and chemical characterization Studies. Aerosol Science and Technology 2002; 36: 925-933.
  16. Demokritou P, Kavouras IG, Ferguson S, Harrison D, Koutrakis P. Development and laboratory evaluation of a personal multipollutant sampler for simultaneous measurements of particulate and gaseous pollutants. Aerosol Science and Technology 2001; 35: 741- 752.

PATENTS

  1. 2012,   US Provisional Patent # 61/661,895.  Novel Methods of Measuring Effective Density of Nanoparticles in Fluids (Co-inventors: P. Demokritou, G. DeLoid, J. Cohen)
  2. 2002,   US Patent # 6435043, Impaction substrate and methods of use for air pollution applications (Co-inventors: S. Ferguson, M. Wolfson, I. Kavouras, P. Koutrakis, and P. Demokritou)