Publications:

  • An Improved Model of the Grand Canonical Ensemble Description of an Electrolyte Confined in a Mesoscale Pore, M. N. Kobrak, ECS Transactions 58 73-80 (2014).
  • Selective extraction of metal ions from aqueous phase to ionic liquids: A novel thermodynamic approach to separations, C. H. Janssen, C.H., A. Sanchez and M.N. Kobrak, ChemPhysChem 15 3536-43 (2014).
  • Application of a Thermodynamic Model for Charged Interfaces to Lipid Membranes, M. N. Kobrak and K. Babatunde, ECS Transactions 61 31-43, (2014).
  • A Novel Mechanism for the Extraction of Metals from Water to Ionic Liquids, C. H. C. Janssen, A. Sanchez, G.-J. Witkamp and M. N. Kobrak, ChemPhysChem 14 3806-3813 (2013).
  • A Proposed Voltage Dependence of the Ionic Strength of a Confined Electrolyte Based on a Grand Canonical Ensemble Model, M. N. Kobrak, J. Phys: Cond. Matt. 25 095006 (2013).
  • Laboratory Manual in General Chemistry, 3rd ed. Mark N. Kobrak, ed., Kendall-Hunt, Dubuque, IA 2012.
  • Instantaneous Normal Mode Analysis of a Series of Model Molten Salts, H. Li and M. N. Kobrak, ChemPhysChem 13 1934 (2012).
  • The Influence of Charge Distribution on Ion Diffusion in Molten Salts, H. Li and M. N. Kobrak, ECS Transactions 41 13 (2012).
  • Notes on the Application of the Kornyshev Model for Capacitance in Ionic Liquids, M. N. Kobrak, ECS Transactions 33 411 (2010).
  • Laboratory Manual in General Chemistry, 2nd ed. Mark N. Kobrak, ed., Kendall-Hunt, Dubuque, IA 2010.
  • Electrostatic Interactions in Ionic Liquids: The Dangers of Dipole and Dielectric Descriptions, M. N. Kobrak and H. Li, Phys. Chem. and Chem. Phys. 12 1922 (2010).
  • A Molecular Dynamics Study of the Influence of Ionic Charge Distribution on the Dynamics of a Molten Salt, H. Li and M. N. Kobrak, J. Chem. Phys. 131 194507 (2009).
  • The Chemical Environment of Ionic Liquids: Links between Liquid Structure, Dynamics and Solvation, M. N. Kobrak, Adv. Chem. Phys. 139 85 (2008).
  • Coupled Ion Complexation and Exchange between Aqueous and Ionic Liquid Phases: A Thermodynamic Interpretation, M. N. Kobrak, Solv. Extr. Ion Exch. 26 735 (2008).
  • The Relationship between Ionic Structure and Viscosity in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids , H. Li, M. Ibrahim, I. Agberemi and M. N. Kobrak, J. Chem. Phys. 129 124507 (2008).
  • Laboratory Manual in General Chemistry, Mark N. Kobrak, ed., Kendall-Hunt, Dubuque, IA 2008.
  • The Chemical Environment of Ionic Liquids: Links Between Liquid Structure, Dynamics and Solvation, M.N. Kobrak, Adv. Chem. Phys. 139 85 (2008).
  • The Relationship Between Solvent Polarity and Molar Volume in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids, M.N. Kobrak, Green Chem. 9 80 (2008).
  • A Comparative Study of Solvation Dynamics in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids, M.N. Kobrak, J. Chem. Phys. 127 184507 (2007).
  • SmartTutor: A Unified Approach for Enhancing Science Education, K. Harrow, R. Eckhardt, D. Kopec, M. Kobrak and P. Whitlock, J. Comp. Sci. in Coll. 22 29 (2007).
  • Lewis Structure Interpretation of Free Radicals Similar to ClO, W. Hirsch and M. Kobrak, J. Chem. Ed. 84 1360 (2007).
  • Electrostatic Interactions of a Neutral Dipolar Solute with a Fused Salt: A New Model for Solvation in Ionic Liquids, M.N. Kobrak, J. Phys. Chem. B 111 4755 (2007).
  • A Mathematical Proof that Nothing is True, M.N. Kobrak, J. Irrep. Results 50 22 (2006).
  • Characterization of the Solvation Dynamics of an Ionic Liquid via Molecular Dynamics Simulation, M.N. Kobrak, J. Chem. Phys. 125 064502 (2006).
  • Understanding Organic Processes in Ionic Liquids: Achievements So Far and Challenges Remaining, J.B. Harper and M.N. Kobrak, Mini-Rev. Org. Chem. 3 253 (2006).
  • An Electrostatic Interpretation of Structure-Property Relationships in Ionic Liquids, M. N. Kobrak and N. Sandalow, in "Molten Salts XIV," The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ (2006). (PDF)
  • Solvation Dynamics of Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids: Evidence for Collective Motion on sub-Picosecond Timescales M.N. Kobrak and V. Znamenskiy, Chem. Phys. Lett. 395 127 (2004).
  • A Molecular Dynamics Study of Polarity in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids, V. Znamenskiy and M.N. Kobrak, J. Phys. Chem. B 108 1072 (2004).
  • Error Estimation in Histogram-Based Free Energy Calculations, M.N. Kobrak, J. Comp. Chem. 24 1437 (2003).
  • Doppler Shift and Energy Transfer to a Solar Sail, W. Hirsch and M.N. Kobrak, Physics Ed. 37 422 (2002).
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Solution, M.N. Kobrak and S. Hammes-Schiffer, J. Phys. Chem. A 105 10435 (2001).
  • Reaction Path Hamiltonian Analysis of Dynamical Solvent Effects for a Claisen Rearrangement and a Diels-Alder Reaction, H. Hu, M.N. Kobrak, C. Xu, and S. Hammes-Schiffer, J. Phys. Chem. A  104 8058 (2000).
  • Quantum Simulations of Polaron Recombination Dynamics in Linear Polyenes, E. R. Bittner and M. N. Kobrak, Synth. Metals, 121 1635 (2001).
  • A Quantum Molecular Dynamics Study of Polaron Recombination in Conjugated Polymers, M. N. Kobrak and E. R. Bittner, Phys. Rev. B 62 11473 (2000).
  • A Quantum Molecular Dynamics Study of Exciton Self-Trapping in Conjugated Polymers: Temperature Dependence and Spectroscopy, M. N. Kobrak and E. R. Bittner, J. Chem. Phys.  112 7684 (2000).
  • A Dynamic Model for Exciton Self-Trapping in Conjugated Polymers I: Theory, M. N. Kobrak and E. R. Bittner J. Chem. Phys.  112 5399 (2000).
  • A Dynamic Model for Exciton Self-Trapping in Conjugated Polymers II: Implementation, M. N. Kobrak and E. R. Bittner J. Chem. Phys.  112 5410 (2000).
  • The Equivalence of Photoselective Adiabatic Passage and the Strong Field Brumer-Shapiro Approach, M.N. Kobrak and S.A. Rice, J. Chem. Phys.  109 1 (1998).
  • Selective Photochemistry via Adiabatic Passage: An Extension of StiRAP for Degenerate Final States, M.N. Kobrak and S.A. Rice, Phys. Rev. A  57 2885 (1998).
  • Coherent Population Transfer via a Resonant Intermediate State: The Breakdown of Adiabatic Passage, M.N. Kobrak and S.A. Rice, Phys. Rev. A 57 1158 (1998).
  • The Influence of High-Frequency Modes on Two Pulse Spectroscopy, M.N. Kobrak and S.A. Rice, J. Chem. Phys.  107 4091 (1997).
  • The Influence of High-Frequency Modes on Ultrashort Pulse Absorption Initiated Processes, M.N. Kobrak, E.M. Hiller, and S.A. Rice, J. Chem. Phys.  105 9403 (1996).