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Our research on zeolites, colloidal zeolites, and hierarchical zeolites and their potential applications


Zeolite-supported silver as antimicrobial agents, Prabir Dutta, BoWang, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, Volume 383, 15 March 2019, Pages 1-29

Assembly of Nanoparticles in Zeolite Y for the Photocatalytic Generation of Hydrogen from Water, White, Jeremy C.; Dutta, Prabir K. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2011), 115(7), 2938-2947

Silver nanoparticles embedded in zeolite membranes: release of silver ions and mechanism of antibacterial action, Nagy, Amber, Harrison, Alistair, Sabbani, S. Dutta, P. K. Waldman, W.J. International Journal of Nanomedicine, (2011) , 6, 1833-1852


Li Caoa, Hong Haoa, and Prabir K. Dutta, Fabrication of high-performance antifogging and antireflective coatings using faujasitic nanozeolites, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 263, June 2018, Pages 62–70

Controlled Release/Capture 

Zhang, Haoyu; Kim, Yanghee; Dutta, Prabir K. Controlled release of paraquat from surface-modified zeolite Y.  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 88(1-3), 312-318 (2006).

Singh, R.; Dutta, P. K.; Use of surface -modified zeolite Y for extraction of metal ions from aqueous to organic phase. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (1999), 32(1-2), 29-35.

Electrical properties 

Influence of crystallite size on cation conductivity in Faujasitic zeolites, Severance, Michael; Zheng, Yangong; Heck, Elizabeth; Dutta, Prabir K., Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2013), 117(50), 13704-13711.


Del-Plilar, J.; Wang, B.; Dutta, P.K., Anchoring of cobalt hydroxide catalysts on nanozeolite crystals for photocatalytic water oxidation, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 217, 125-132, (2015)

Michael Severance and Prabir K. Dutta, Evolution of Silver Nanoparticles within an Aqueous Dispersion of Nanosized Zeolite Y: Mechanism and Applications, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2014, 118, 28580−28591


Sweta Shrestha; Bo Wang; Prabir Dutta, Nanoparticle processing: Understanding and controlling aggregation, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 279 (2020) 102162


Light activated processes with zeolites: recent developments,  Dutta, Prabir K.; Chakraborty, Subhrakanti, Edited by Suib, Steven L., New and Future Developments in Catalysis: Solar Photocatalysis (2013), 49-62.

N.B. Castagnola and P.K. Dutta, “Spectroscopic Studies of Colloidal Solutions of Nanocrystalline Ru(bpy)32+ – Zeolite Y,” J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 1537-1542 (2001).


Effects of surface and morphological properties of zeolite on impedance spectroscopy-based sensing performance,   Zhang, Jianwei; Li, Xiaogan; White, Jeremy; Dutta, Prabir K, Sensors (2012), 12, 13284-13294

Exploitation of unique properties of zeolites in the development of gas sensors, Zheng, Yangong; Li, Xiaogan; Dutta, Prabir K., Sensors (2012), 12, 5170-5194.


Prabir K. Dutta and Bo Wang, Sunscreen Active Avobenzone: Structure – Function Guided by Photochemistry, July 2017


Lin Zhao, L.; Chen, Y.; Wang, B.; Sun, C.; Chakraborty. S.; Ramasubramanian, K.; Dutta, P.K.; Ho, W.S.W, Multilayer polymer/zeoliteY composite membrane structure for CO2 capture from flue gas, Journal of Membrane Science, 498,1–13, (2016).


Bo Wang, Prabir K. Dutta, Synthesis method for introducing mesoporosity in a faujasitic-like zeolite system from a sodium aluminosilicate gel composition, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 239, 195-208 (2017)

B. Wang, Y. Li, C. Sao, P. K. Dutta, Rapid and high yield synthesis of colloidal nanofaujasite, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 230, 89-99 (2016)

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