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Center for Advanced Separation Technologies: Publications

Journal Publications:

  • Yoon, R.H., Asmatulu, R., Yildirim, I., Eryadin, M.K., and Luttrell, G.H., “Pilot-Scale Testing of Novel Fine-Particle Dewatering Aids,” Minerals & Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 20, No. 4, November 2003, pp. 206-210 (2003).
  • Tao, D.P., Richardson, P.E., Luttrell, G.H., and Yoon, R.H., “Electrochemical Studies of Pyrite Oxidation and Reduction Using Freshly Fractured Electrodes and Rotating Ring-Disc Electrodes,” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 48, No. 24, October 30, 2003, pp. 3615-3623 (2003).
  • Mao, M., Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H., Ducker, W.A., “Is There a Thin Film of Air at the Smooth Hydrophobic Surface,” Langmuir, Vol. 20, No. 5, March 2, 2004, pp.1843-1849 (2004).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Forces in the Foam Films Stabilized by Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate: Effect of Electrolyte”, Langmuir, 20 11457 (2004).
  • Kim, H.J., Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H., and Gandour, R.,“Development of Environmentally Friendly Nonchrome Conversion Coating for Electrogalvanized Steel,” Surface and Coatings Technology, 188-189 762 (2004).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Forces in Thin Aqueous Films and Their Role in Film Thinning”, Colloids Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 263 267 (2005).
  • Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H., Mao, M., Ducker, W.A., “Effect of Degassing and Ionic Strength on AFM Force Measurements in Octadecyltrimetylammonium Chloride Solutions,” Langmuir 21 5831 (2005).
  • Honaker, R.Q., Yoon, R.H., and Luttrell, G.H., “Ultrafine Coal Cleaning Using Selective Hydrophobic Coagulation,” Coal Preparation – A Multinational Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 81-98 (2005).
  • Mao, L. Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobicity of Oil Droplets in Water”, Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 23, No. 1, pp. 45-51 (2006).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Stability of Foams and Froths in the Presence of Ionic and Non-Ionic Surfactants”, Minerals Engineering 19, p. 539 (2006).
  • Asmatulu, R., Luttrell, G.H., and Yoon, R.H., “Dewatering of Fine Coal Using Hyperbaric Centrifugation,” Coal Preparation A Multinational Journal, 25, No. 3, 117-127 (2006).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H. “Role of Hydrophobic Force in the Thinning of Foam Films Containing a Nonionic Surfactant”, Colloids Surfaces A, 282-283, pp. 84-91 (2006).
  • Brady, M.L., Vlachos, P.P., and Telionis, D.P. and Yoon, R.H., “Evaluation of Multiphase Flotation Models in Grid Turbulence via Particle Image Velocimetry,” Int. J. Mineral Processing, 80, pp. 133-143 (2006).
  • Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H. and Eriksson, J.C., “AFM Surface Force Measurements Conducted with Silica in CnTACl Solutions: Effect of Chain Length on Hydrophobic Force,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng., Aspects 300, p. 335-345 (2007).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Effects of Surface Forces and Film Elasticity on Foam Stability,”, Int. J. Miner. Process. 85, p. 101-110 (2008).
  • Wang. J. and Yoon, R.H., “AFM Forces Measured between Gold Surfaces Coated with Self-Assembled Monolayers of 1-Hexadecanethiol,” Langnuir, 24, 7889-7892 (2008).
  • Yoon, R.-H., and Wang, L. “A Response to the Comments on Hydrophobic Forces in the Foam Films Stabilized by Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate,” Langmuir, 24, 5194-5196 (2008).
  • Wang L. and Yoon, R.H., “Effect of pH and NaCl Concentration on the Stability of Surfactant-Free Foam Films,” Langmuir, 25, 294-297 (2009).
  • Wang, J. and Yoon, R.-H., “Surface Forces between Xanthate-Coated Gold Surfaces,” Electrochemical Society Transactions, 28(6), 3-14 (2010).
  • Pan, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Forces in Wetting Films,” Faraday Discussion, 146, 325-340, 2010 (2010).
  • Do, H., Brady, M., Telionis, D.P., Vlachos, and Yoon, R.-H. Yoon, "Numerical Modeling and Experiments of Coarsening Foam," Int. J. Mineral Processing, vol. 98, 66-73 (2011).
  •  Keles, S., Luttrell, G.H., Yoon, R.-H., Estes, T., Schultz, W. and Bethell, P.J., "Development of the Centribaric™ Dewatering Technology," International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, Vol. 30, No. 2-5, pp. 204-216 (2010).
  • Al-Thyabat, S., Yoon, R.-H., and Shin, D., "Floatability of Fine Phosphate in a Batch Column Flotation Cell," Mineral and Metallurgical Processing, vol. 28, No. 2, pp., 110-116 (2011).
  • Wang, J. Yoon, R.-H., and Eriksson, J.C., "Excess Thermodynamic Properties of Thin Water Films Confined Between Hydrophobized Gold Surfaces," J. Colloid and Interface Science, 364, 257–263 (2011).
  • Pan, L., S. Jung, and Yoon, R.-H., "Effect of Hydrophobicity on the Stability of the Wetting Films of Water formed on Gold Surfaces," J. Colloid and Interface Science, 361, 321-330 ( 2011). 
  • Pan, L., Jung, S., and Yoon, R.-H., “A Fundamental Study on the Role of Collector in Kinetics of Bubble-Particle Interaction,” Int. J. Mineral Processing, 106-109, 37-41 (2012).
  •  Li, Z., and Yoon, R.-H., “AFM Force Measurements between Gold and Silver Surfaces Treated in Ethyl Xanthate Solutions: Effect of Applied Potentials,” Miner. Eng. (2012); in press.
  • Zhang, J., Kouznetsov, D.L., Yu, M., Rylatt, M., and Yoon, R.-H., “Improving the Separation of Diamond from Gangue Minerals,” Miner. Eng. (2012); in press.
  • Wang, J., Yoon, R.-H., and Morris, J., "AFM Surface Force Measurements Conducted between Gold Surfaces Treated in Xanthate Solutions," Int. J. Mineral Processing, submitted.

Conference Proceedings:

  • Yoon, R.H., Luttrell, G.H., Henry, C.D., and Jamison, P.R., “Use of Advanced Separation Technologies for Sustainable Mining,” Proceedings, International Conference on Sustainable Development Indicators in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI 2003), May 21-23, 2003, Milos Conference Center – George Eliopoulos, Milos, Greece, 8 pp. (2003).
  • Yoon, R.H., Zhang, J., Eryadin, M.K. and Luttrell, G.H., “Development of Advanced Fine Coal Dewatering Technologies,” Proceedings, 21st Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference – Coal, Energy and the Environment, Osaka, Japan, September 13-17, 2004, Paper 6-2, 9 pp. (2004).
  • Honaker, R.Q., Luttrell, G.H., and Yoon, R.H., “Upgrading of Carbonaceous Materials Using Selective Hydrophobic Coagulation,” Proceedings, 5th UBC-McGill International Symposium on Fundamentals of Mineral Processing, Particle Size Enlargement, 43th Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2004), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, August 22-25, 15 pp. (2004).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Interactions between the Air Bubbles in Water”, in Proceedings of the Symposium Entitled, “Innovations in Natural Resource Processing” (ed. Courtney A. Young et al.), Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., pp.125-137. (2005).
  • Asmatulu, R. Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H., Hull, C., Kerr, M., Khan, S., Lampinen, P., Brodin, P., and Bolin, N.-J., “Novel Dewatering Aids for Mineral Concentrates and Coal,” Proceedings, 37th annual Meeting of the Canadian Mineral Processors, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, January 18-20, p. 665. (2005).
  • Zhang, J., Yoon, R.H., Mao, M. and Ducker, W.A., "Effect of Dissolved Gas on the Force between Silica and Glass in Aqueous Ocyadecyltrimetylammonium Chloride Solutions", Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Brisbane Australia, June 5-9, p. 659 (2005).
  • Schimann, H.C.R. and Yoon, R.H., "Direct Force Measurement for Bubble-Particle Detachment", Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Brisbane Australia, June 5-9, pp. 591 (2005).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Interactions between the Air Bubbles in Water”, in: Courtney A. Young et al. (eds.), Innovations in Natural Resource Processing-Proceedings of the Jan D. Miller Symposium, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, pp.125 (2005).
  • Sherrell, I. and Yoon, R.H., “Development of a Turbulent Flotation Model,” by, Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, June 6-9, p.611 (2005).
  • Brady, M.R., Telionis, D.P., Vlachos, P.P., and Yoon, R.H. “Velocities of Particles and Bubbles in Grid Turbulence Measured by Particle Image Velocimetry,” by, Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, June 6-9, p.407 (2005).
  • Lobato, E. Zhang, J., Yildirim, I., and Yoon, R.H., “Characterization of Surface Free Energies of Talc Powders Using Thin Layer Wicking Technique,” Composite Materials, (Kellar, J., Ed.), pp. 101-114 (2006).
  • Yoon, R.H., “Flotation Model Development from First Principles,” Proceedings of the XXI Encontro Nacional Tratamento de Minerios e Metalurgia Extrativa, Natal, Brazil, Nov. 20-24, pp.1-20 (2005).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Stability of Foams in the Presence of Ionic and Non-Ionic Surfactants”, Proceedings of the XXIII International Mineral Processing Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 3-8, pp. 453-458 (2006).
  • Do, H.S. and Yoon, R.H., “A Turbulent Flotation Model Derived from First Principles,” Proceedings of the XXIII International Mineral Processing Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 3-8, pp. 1825-1829 (2006).
  • Brady, M.R., Telionis, D.P., Vlachos, P.P. Yoon, R.H., “Velocities of particles and bubbles in grid turbulence measured by particle image velocimetry,” Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Barisbane, Australia, pp. 407-414 (2005).
  • Do, H., Telionis, D.P., and Yoon, R.H., “Foam Drainage and Wetting:  a Numerical Investigation, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress Fluid Dynamics and Propulsion, Sinai, Egypt, ICFDP8-EG-170, 6p. (2006).
  • Vlachakis, V.N., Brady, M.R., Yoon, R.H., Tellionis, D.P., Vlachos, P.P., “Turbulence Characteristics in a Rushtin Stirring Vessel: A Numerical Investigation,” Proceedings of FEDSM2006, 2006 ASME Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, July 17-20, Miami, Florida, 8p. (2006).
  • Zhang, J. and Yoon, R.H., “Hydrophobic Forces Mewasured between Silica Surfaces Coated with CnTACl Homologues,” in Interfacial Phenomena in Fine Particle Technology, Z. Xu and Q., Liu., Editors, Proceedings of the Sixth UBC-McGill-UA International Symposium on Fundamentals of Mineral Processing, Oct. 1-4, pp. 45-60 (2006).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Effects of Surface Forces and Film Elasticity on Foam Stability,” in Interfacial Phenomena in Fine Particle Technology, Z. Xu and Q., Liu., Editors, Proceedings of the Sixth UBC-McGill-UA International Symposium on Fundamentals of Mineral Processing, Oct. 1-4, pp. 119-131(2006).
  • Eryadin, M.K., Salomon, J., Zhang, J., Luttrell, G.H. and Yoon, R.H., “Development of Advanced Fine Coal Dewatering Technologies,” Proceedings, XV International Coal Preparation Conference and Exhibition, Beijing, China, October 17-20, 575-583 (2006).
  • Yang, Y, Brady, M., Vlachos, P., Telionis, M.P., Yoon, R.H., and Weber, A. “Unsteady Flow and Turbulence in a Flotation Cell,” Proceedings of the Flotation-07 Symposium, October 6-9, (2007).
  • Do, H., Brady, M., Vlachos, P.P., Telionis, D.P., and Yoon, R.H., “Coarsening Foam – Numerical Modeling and Experimental Results,” Proceedings of the Flotation-07 Symposium, October 6-9, (2007).
  • Yoon, R.H. and Do, H., “A Predictive Flotation Model: Improving Coarse Particle Flotation,” Proceedings, International Conference on Beneficiation of Fines and Its Technology, December 10-11, Jamshedpur, India, pp. 115-122 (2007).
  • Yoon, R.H., Eryadin, M.K., and Luttrell, G.H., “Improving Fine Particle Dewatering Using Novel Dewatering Aids,” Proceedings, International Conference on Beneficiation of Fines and Its Technology, December 10-11, Jamshedpur, India, pp. 152-162 (2007).
  • Yoon, R.H., Do,H.A, Sherrell, I, Zhang, J.M, Khan, S.U., Paulson, S., “Improving Coarse Particle Flotation,” keynote paper, XXIV International Mineral Processing Congress, Beijing, China, September 24-28, Proceedings, pp. 902(2008).
  • Wang, L.G, and Yoon, R.H., “Effect of Elasticity and Surface Forces on the Stability of Foams and Lamellae Films in the Presence of Flotation Frothers”, Proceedings of XXIV International Mineral Processing Congress, Beijing, China, September 24-28, pp. 1000 (2008).
  • Zhang, J.H., Yoon, R.H., ‘Surface Force Measurement between Oxide Surfaces in CnTACl Solution Using an Atomic Force Microscope”, Proceedings of XXIV International Mineral Processing Congress, Beijing, China, September 24-28, pp. 1019 (2008).
  • Eraydin,M., Keles, S, Smith,K., Luttrell, G.,Yoon, R.H., “Development of Advanced Dewatering Technologies”, Proceedings of XXIV International Mineral Processing Congress, Beijing, China, September 24-28, pp. 2107 (2008).
  • Wang, L., and Yoon, R.H., “Effects of Film Elasticity and Surface Forces on the Stability of Foams and Lamellae Films in the Presence of Non-ionic Surfactants”, Proceedings of the XVth International, Congress on Rheology: The Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1027, Monterey, California, U.S.A., August 3-8, p. 839 (2008).
  • Yoon, R.H., Keles, S. Luttrell, G.H., Estes, T., Schultz, W. and Bethell, P., “Development of the Centribaric Dewatering Technology,” Proceedings, XVI International Coal Preparation Congress (ICPC), April 25-30, Lexington, Kentucky, pp. 488-495 (2010).
  • Addison, C., Jones, R., Addison, F., Stanley, F., Luttrell, G.H., Bratton, R.C. and Yoon, R.H., “Development of a Multi-Stream Monitoring and Control System for Dense Medium Cyclones,” Proceedings, XVI International Coal Preparation Congress (ICPC), April 25-30, Lexington, Kentucky, pp. 306-312 (2010).
  • Wang, L. and Yoon, R.H., “Surface Forces Measured between Xanthate-Coated Gold Surfaces,” Electrochemistry in Minerals and Metal Processing VI, Vancouver, April 25-30 (2010).
  • Keles. S., Luttrell, G.H., Yoon, R.H., Eraydin, M.K., Schultz, W., “Taking Advantage of the Centribaric Technology: Split Dewatering of Fine Coal,” Paper 8A, Proceedings of the 13th Australian Coal Preparation Conference, Sept. 13-16, McKay, Australia, pp. 286-295 (2010).
  • Zhang,J, Eraydin, M.K., Khan, S.U., Crosbie, M.G., Liu, J.F. Luttrell, G.H., and Yoon, R.H., “Development of Specialty Collectors for Coal Flotation,” Paper 9C, Proceedings of the 13th Australian Coal Preparation Conference, Sept. 13-16, McKay, Australia, pp. 352-359 (2010).
  • Keles, S., Luttrell, G.H., Yoon, R.-H., and Schultz, W., 2011. “Development of a Novel Fine Particle Dewatering Centrifuge,” Proceedings, 28th Annual International Coal Preparation Exhibition and Conference, Penton Media, Lexington, Kentucky, May 3-5, 2011, 8 pp.
  • Seol, Y., Wang, J., Li, J., J.-H. Cha, and Yoon, R.-H., “Effect of Hydrophobic Surfaces on the Kinetics of Hydrate Formation,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011), Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, July 17-21, 2011, 5 pp.
  • Wang, J., Schlosser, C., Yoon, R.-H., Troya, D., and Seol, Y., “The Role of Acid-Base Interaction in the Formation of CO2 Hydrate,”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011), Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, July 17-21, 2011, 10 pp.
  • Kelley, K., Noble, A., Luttrell, G.H., and Yoon, R.-H., “Development of a Model-Based Simulator for Flotation,” in Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, edited by C.A. Young and G.A. Luttrell, Society of Mining Engineers, 2012, p. 699-708.
  • Yang, Y., Jung, S., Ma, J., and Yoon, R.-H, “Dynamics of Bubble-Particle Interaction,” in Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, edited by C.A. Young and G.A. Luttrell, Society of Mining Engineers, 2012, p. 27-35.
  • Wang, J., Yoon, R.-H., and Seol, Y., “Thermodynamics and Kinetics of CO2 Hydrate Formation,” in Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, edited by C.A. Young and G.A. Luttrell, Society of Mining Engineers, 2012, p. 347-356.
  • Pan, L., Jung, S., and Yoon, R.-H., “Kinetics of Thinning of the Wetting Films Formed on the Gold Surfaces Treated with Potassium Amyl Xanthate,” in Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, edited by C.A. Young and G.A. Luttrell, Society of Mining Engineers, 2012, p. 57-64.
  • Asmatulu, R. and Yoon, R.-H., “Effect of Surface Forces on Dewatering of Fine Particles,” in Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, edited by C.A. Young and G.A. Luttrell, Society of Mining Engineers, 2012, p. 95-102.