132. *K. Ariga, A. Vinu*, Q. Ji, O. Ohmori, J. Hill, S. Acharya, J. Koike, and S. Shiratori, A Layered Mesoporous Carbon Sensor Based on Nanopore-Filling Cooperative Adsorption in the Liquid Phase, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 7254-7257. (IF = 13.45)

131. A. Vinu*, Two dimensional Hexagonally Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Nitrides with Tunable Pore Diameter, Surface Area and Nitrogen Content, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18, 816-827. (Selected as the cover image of the issue: Highlight). (IF = 10.179)

130. P. Srinivasu, S. Alam, V.V. Balasubramanian, S. Velmathi, D.P. Sawant, W. Bohlmann, S.P. Mirajkar, K. Ariga, S.B. Halligudi, and A. Vinu,* Novel Three Dimensional Cubic Fm3m Mesoporous Aluminosilicates with Tailored Cage Type Pore Structure and High Aluminum Content, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18, 640-651. (Selected as the cover image of the issue: Highlight). (IF = 10.179)

129. D.P. Sawant, J. Justus, V.V. Balasubramanian, K. Ariga, P. Srinivasu, S. Velmathi, S.B. Halligudi, and A. Vinu*, Heteropoly Acid Encapsulated SBA-15/TiO2 Nanocomposites and Their Unusual Performance in Acid-Catalysed Organic Transformations, Chem. Euro. J., 2008, 14, 3200-3212. (IF = 5.925)

128. *Q. Ji, M. Miyahara, J.P. Hill, S. Acharya, A. Vinu, S.B. Yoon, J-S. Yu, K. Sakamoto, and K. Ariga, Stimuli-free Auto-Modulated Materials Release from Mesoporous Nano-compartment Films,  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 2376-2377. (Highlighted in the News and Views of Nature Materials, 2008). (IF = 9.907)

127. P. Srinivasu, C. Anand, S. Alam, K. Ariga, S.B. Halligudi, V.V. Balasubramanian, and A. Vinu*, Direct Synthesis and Morphological Control of Highly Ordered Two Dimensional p6mm Mesoporous Niobium Silicates with High Niobium Content, J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 10130-10140. (IF = 4.805)

126. D.P. Dutta, V. Sudarsan, P. Srinivasu, A. Vinu, and A. K. Tyagi, Indium Oxide and Europium/Dysprosium Doped Indium Oxide Nanoparticles: Sonochemical Synthesis, Characterization and Photoluminescence Studies, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 6781-6785. (IF = 4.805)

125. M. Terrones, J.-C. Charlier, A. Gloter, E. Cruz-Silva, E. Terrés, Y.B. Li, A. Vinu, Z. Zanolli, J.M. Dominguez, H. Terrones, Y. Bando, and D. Golberg, Experimental and Theoretical Studies Suggesting the Possibility of Metallic Boron Nitride Edges in Porous Nanourchins, Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 1026-1032. (IF = 13.198)

124. P. Srinivasu, and A. Vinu*, Three Dimensional Mesoporous Gallosilicate with Pm3n Symmetry and Its Unusual Catalytic Performances, Chem. Euro. J., 2008, 14, 3553-3561. (Selected as the cover image of the issue: Highlight). (IF = 5.925)

123. A. Vinu*, N. Gokulakrishnan, V.V. Balasubramanian, S. Alam, M.P. Kapoor, K. Ariga, and T. Mori Three Dimensional Ultra Large Pore Ia3d Mesoporous Silica with Various Pore Diameters and their Application in Biomolecule Immobilization, Chemistry: A European Journal, 2008, 14, 11529-11538. (IF = 5.925)

122. S. Alam, S.K. Mondal, J.P. Hill, and A. Vinu,*  “Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles Confined in Mesoporous Silica and Carbon Materials, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2008, 519-528.

121. A. Vinu*, P. Srinivasu, D.P. Sawant, S. Alam, T. Mori, K. Ariga, V.V. Balasubramanian, and C. Anand, Fabrication and Morphological Control of Three Dimensional Cage Type Mesoporous Titanosilicate with Extremely High Ti Content,Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2008, 110, 422-430. (IF = 3.285)

120. R.S. Ningthoujam, V. Sudarsan, A. Vinu, P. Srinivasu, K. Ariga, S.K. Kulshreshtha, and A.K. Tyagi, Luminescence Properties of Sno2 Nanoparticles Dispersed in Eu3+ Doped Sio2 Matrix, J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 2008, 8, 1489-1493. (IF = 1.563)

119. J. Justus, A. Vinu, B.M. Devassy, V.V. Balasubramanian, W. Bohringer, J. Fletcher,  and S.B. Halligudi, Highly Efficient and Chemo Selective Catalyst System for The Synthesis of Blossom Orange Fragrance and Flavoring Compounds,Catal. Commun.,   2008, 9, 1671-1675. (IF = 2.968) (IF = 2.986)

118. C. Anand, P. Srinivasu, S. Alam, V.V. Balasubramanian, D.P. Sawant, M. Palanichamy, V. Murugesan, and A. Vinu*, Highly Active Three Dimensional Cage Type Mesoporous Ferrosilicate Catalysts for the Friedel-Crafts Alkylation,Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 12008, 11, 72-79. (IF = 3.285)

117. O.D. Jayakumar, I.K. Gopalakrishnan, A. Asthana, A. Vinu, and A.K. Tyagi, Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in Th1-XFexO2 d(X = 0.0, 0.05, 0.10, 0.15, 0.20 and 0.25) Nanoparticles,  J. Alloys and Compounds, 2008, 461, 608-611. (IF = 2.289)

116. M.K. Bhide, R.M. Kadam, A.K. Tyagi, K.P. Muthe, H.G. Salunke, S.K. Gupta, A. Vinu, A. Asthana, and S.V. Godbole, Unusual Magnetic Properties of Mn doped ThO2 nano particles, J. Mater. Research. 2008, 23, 463-472. (IF = 1.434)

115. K. Ariga, J. Hill, M. Lee, A. Vinu, R. Charvet, and S. Acharya, Challenges and Breakthroughs in Recent Research on Self-Assembly, Science and Technology in Advanced Materials, 2008, 9, 14109-14204. (IF = 3.513)

114. A. Vinu*, Novel Mesoporous Nitrides and Nitrogen Doped Carbon Materials with Different Structure, Pore Diameters, and Nitrogen Contents, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2008, 303.

113. V.V. Balasubramanian, J. Justus, and A. Vinu*, Three Dimensional Mesoporous FeSBA-1 Catalysts for Alkylation and Acylation of Aromatics, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2008, 37.

112. P. Srinivasu, D. P. Sawant, J. Justus, V.V. Balasubramanian, and A. Vinu* Incorporation of Al into Cage Type Mesoporous Silica Molecular Sieves”, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2008, 47.

111. A. Vinu*, S. Anandan, C. Anand, P. Srinivasu, , K. Ariga, and T. Mori, Fabrication of Partially Graphitic Three Dimensional Nitrogen-doped Mesoporous Carbon using Polyaniline Nanocomposite through Nanotemplating Method, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2008, 109, 398-404. (IF = 3.285)

110. P. Srinivasu, A. Vinu*, S. Hishita, T. Sasaki, K. Ariga, and T. Mori, Preparation and Characterization of Novel Microporous Carbon Nitride with Very High Surface Area Via Nanocasting Technique, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2008, 108, 340-344. (IF = 3.285)

109. D.P. Sawant, J. Justus, and A. Vinu,* Carboxyl, Amine and Thiol Functionalized Mesoporous Carbon Materials, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2008, 313.

108. A. Vinu,  and K. Ariga, Carbon Nanocage, Kogyo Zairyo 2008, 56, 8-9.

107. A. Vinu, N. Gokulakrishnan, T. Mori, and K. Ariga, Immobilization of Biomolecules on Mesoporous Structured Materials, Bio-Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials, 2008, 113-157.

106. G. Sunita, B.M. Devassy, A. Vinu, D.P. Sawant, V.V. Balasubramanian, and S.B. Halligudi, Synthesis of Biodiesel over Zirconia-Supported Isopoly and Heteropoly Tungstate Catalysts, Catal. Commun., 2008, 9, 696-702. (IF = 2.986; One of the 25 hottest articles published in this journal during April to June 2008)

105. V.V. Balasubramanian, P. Srinivasu, C. Anand, R.R. Pal, K. Ariga, S. Velmathi, S. Alam, and A. Vinu*, Highly Active Three Dimensional Cage Type Mesoporous Aluminosilicates and their Catalytic Performances in the Acetylation of Aromatics, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2008, 114, 303-311. (IF = 3.285)

104. R.H. Inglea, A. Vinu, and S.B. Halligudi, Alkene Epoxidation Catalyzed by Vanadomolybdophosphoric Acids Supported on Hydrated Titania, Catal. Commun., 2008, 9, 931-938. (IF = 2.968)

103. N. Lucas, A.P. Amrute, K. Palraj, G.V. Shanbhag, A. Vinu, and S.B. Halligudi, Non-Phosgene Route for the Synthesis of Methyl Phenyl Carbamate using Ordered AlSBA-15 Catalyst, J. Mol. Catal. A:Chemical, 2008, 295, 29-33. (IF = 2.947)

102. A. Vinu*, J. Justus, C. Anand, D.P. Sawant, K. Ariga, T. Mori, P. Srinivasu, V.V. Balasubramanian, S. Velmathi, and S. Alam, Hexagonally Ordered Mesoporous Highly Acidic AlSBA-15: An Efficient Catalyst for Acylation of Aromatics,Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2008, 116, 108-115. (IF = 3.285)

101. A. Vinu,* P. Srinivasu, V.V. Balasubramanian, K. Ariga, T. Mori, and Y. Nemoto, Three Dimensional Mesoporous TiKIT-6 with Ia3d Symmetry Synthesized at Low Acid Concentration and Its Catalytic Performances, Chem. Lett. 2008, 37, 1016-1017. (IF = 1.587)

100. K Ariga, J.P. Hill, A. Shundo, A. Vinu, R. Charvet, and S. Acharya, Supramolecular Chemistry as a Versatile Tool for Advanced Sciences in Nanospace, Adv. Sci. Lett. 2008, 1, 28-58.

99. R. Brzozowski,  and A. Vinu, Alkylation of Naphthalene over Mesoporous Metal Substituted SBA-1 Catalysts, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 2008, 1299-1302.

98. A. Vinu*, J. Justus, V.V. Balasubramanian, S.B. Halligudi, K. Ariga, and T. Mori, Synthesis of fructone and acylal using hexagonally ordered mesoporous aluminosilicate catalyst, Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications, 2008, 73, 1112-1124. (IF = 1.283)

97. M. Takahashi, T. Mori, A. Vinu, J-D. Kim, H. Kobayashi, and J. Drennan, Development of High Quality Pt-CeO2 Electrodes Supported on Carbon Black for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications, Advances in Applied Ceramics, 2008, 107, 57-63. (IF = 0.871)

96. M. Rao, V. Sudarsan, R.S. Ningthoujam, U.K. Gautam, R.K. Vatsa, A. Vinu, and A.K. Tyagi, Luminescence Studies on Low Temperature Synthesized ZnGa2O4:Ln3+ (Ln = Tb and Eu) Nanoparticles,  J. Nanosci. Nanotech.  2008, 8 (11), 5776-5780. (IF = 1.563)