158. X. Jin, V.V. Balasubramanian, S.T Selvan, D.P. Sawant, M.A. Chari, G. Q. Lu, and A. Vinu*, Highly Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Nitride Nanoparticles with a High Nitrogen Content: a Novel Metal-free Basic Catalyst, Angew. Chemie Intl. Ed. 2009, 48 (42) 7884-7887. (IF = 13.45)

157. S. Alam, C. Anand, K. Ariga, T. Mori, and A. Vinu*, Unusual Magnetic Properties of Size-Controlled Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Grown in a Nanoporous Matrix with Tunable Pores, Angew. Chemie Inter. Ed. 2009, 48 (40), 7358-7361. (IF = 13.45)

156. Q. Ji, S.B. Yoon, J. Hill, A. Vinu, J.-S. Yu, and K. Ariga, Layer-by-Layer Films of Dual-Pore Carbon Capsules with Designable Selectivity of Gas Adsorption, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2009), 131, 4220-4221. (IF = 9.907)

155. Q. Ji, S. Acharya, J.P. Hill, A. Vinu, S.B. Yoon, J.-S. Yu, K. Sakamoto, and K. Ariga, Hierarchic Nanostructure for Auto-Modulation of Material Release: Mesoporous Nanocompartment Films, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2009, 19, 1792-1799. (IF = 10.179)

154. K. Ariga, Q. Ji, J.P. Hill, and A. Vinu, Coupling of Soft Technology (Layer-by-layer Assembly) with Hard Materials (Mesoporous Solids) to Give Hierarchic Functional Structures, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 3562-3571. (IF = 4.390)

153. P.F. Fulvio, A. Vinu, and M. Jaroniec, Nanocasting Synthesis of Iron-Doped Ordered Mesoporous Al-Ti-O Mixed Oxides Using Ordered Mesoporous Carbons Templates, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 13565-13573. (IF = 4.805)

152. O.D. Jayakumar, C. Sudakar, and A. Vinu, and A.K. Tyagi, Effect of Surfactant treatment on magnetic properties of Mn doped ZnO bulk and nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2009, 113 (12), 4814-4819. (IF = 4.805)

151. A.K. Gulnar, V.Sudarsan, R. K. Vatsa, R. C. Hubli, U. K. Gautam, A. Vinu, and A. K. Tyagi, CePO4:Ln (Tb3+ and Dy3+) nano-leaves dispersible in methanol and water and having bright luminescence, Crystal Growth and Design, 2009, 9, 2451-2456. (IF = 4.720)

150. D. Shobha, M.A. Chari, A. Mano, S.T. Selvan, K. Mukkanti, and A. Vinu,* Synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2-ones (DHPMs) using mesoporous aluminosilicate (AlKIT-5) catalyst with cage type pore structure, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 10608-10611. (IF = 3.025)

149. A. Vinu,* P. Kalita, V. V. Balasubramanian, H. Oveisi, T. Selvan, A. Mano, M. A. Chari, and B.V. Subba Reddy, Mesoporous aluminosilicate nanocage catalyzed three-component coupling reaction: an expedient synthesis of µ-aminophosphonates, ,Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 7132-7136. (IF = 2.683)

148. R.S. Ningthoujam, R.K. Vatsa, A. Vinu, K. Ariga, and A.K. Tyagi,  Room Temperature Exciton Formation in SnO2 Nanocrystals in SiO2:Eu Matrix: Quantum Dot System, Heat-Treatment Effect J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2009, 9, 2634-2638. (IF = 1.563)

147. N. Lucas, A. Bordoloi, A.P. Amrute, P. Kasinathan, A. Vinu, W. Bohringer, J.C.Q. Fletcher, S.B. Halligudi, A Comparative Study on Liquid Phase Alkylation of 2-Methylnaphthalene with Long Chain Olefins using Different Solid Acid Catalysts, Appl. Catal. A: General, 2009, 352, 74-80. (IF = 3.903)

146. V.V. Balasubramanian, C. Anand, R.R. Pal, T. Mori, W. Böhlmann, K. Ariga, and A. Vinu*, Characterization and the Catalytic Applications of Mesoporous AlSBA-1, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2009, 121, 18-25. (IF = 3.285)

145. S. Alam, R. Logudurai, V.V. Balasubramanian, P. Srinivasu, K. Ariga, and A. Vinu*,Comparative Study on the Magnetic Properties of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Loaded on Mesoporous Silica and Carbon Materials with Different Structure, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2009, 121, 178-184. (IF = 3.285, One of the 25 hottest articles published in this journal during April to June 2009)

144. R. Chakravarti, P. Kalita, R. R. Pal, S.B. Halligudi, M. Lakshmi Kantam, and A. Vinu*, Highly Active Three-Dimensional Cage Type Aluminosilicates as an Efficient catalyst for Ring Opening of Epoxides with Amines, Micro. Meso. Mater. 2009, 123, 338-344. (IF = 3.285)

143. K. Srinivasu, R. S. Ningthoujam, V. Sudarsan,  R. K. Vatsa, A. K. Tyagi, P. Srinivasu, and A. Vinu, Eu3+ and Dy3+ Doped YPO4 Nanoparticles: Low Temperature Synthesis and Luminescence Studies, J. Nanosci and Nanotech.  2009, 9, 3034-3039. (IF = 1.563)

142. D.P. Sawant, V.V. Balasubramanian, J. Justus, S.B. Halligudi, A. Chandra Bose, K. Ariga, T. Mori, and A. Vinu*, Novel Highly Acidic Nanoporous Cage type Materials and their Catalysis, Topics in Catalysis, 2009, 52, 111-118. (IF = 2.624)

141. R. Shukla, Vinila. Bedekar, S.M. Yusuf, R. Srinivasu, A. Vinu and A.K. Tyagi, Nano-crystalline HoCrO4: Facile Synthesis and Magnetic properties, J. Nanosci and Nanotech. 2009, 9, 501. (IF = 1.563)

140. M. Tadokoro, S. Tsumeda, N. Tsuhara, H. Nakayama, Y. Miyazato, K. Tamamitsu, and A. Vinu, K. Ariga, Electric Double-Layer Capacitance of Carbon Nanocages, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2009, 9, 391-395. (IF = 1.563)

139. R. Brozowski, and A. Vinu, Alkylation of Naphthalene over Mesoporous Ga-SBA-1 Catalysts, Topics in Catalysis. 2009, 52, 1001-1004. (IF = 2.624)

138. Rajeswari Yogamalar, S. Anitha, R. Srinivasan, A. Vinu, K. Ariga, and A. Chandra Bose, An investigation on co-precipitation derived ZnO nanospheres, J. Nanosci. Nanotech.  2009, 9 5966-5972. (IF = 1.563)

137. O.D. Jayakumar, R. Sasikala, C.A. Betty, A.K. Tyagi, S.R. Bharadwaj, U.K. Gautam, P. Srinivasu, and A. Vinu, A Rapid Method for the Synthesis of Nitrogen Doped TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation, J. Nanosci. Nanotech.  2009, 9 4663-4667. (IF = 1.563)

136. R. Srinivasan, R. Yogamalar, A. Vinu, K. Ariga, and   A. Chandra Bose, Structural and Optical Characterization of Samarium Doped Yttrium Oxide Nanoparticles, J. Nanosci. Nanotech 2009, 9, 6747-6752. (IF = 1.563)

135. N. Ananthi, U. Balakrishnan, A. Vinu,  K. Ariga, and S. Velmathi, Chiral amide from (1S, 2R)-(+)-norephedrine alkaloid in the enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aryl and heteroaryl aldehydes, Tetrahedorn: Asymmetry, 2009, 20, 1731-1735. (IF = 2.652)

134. N. R. Yogamalar, R. Srinivasan, A. Vinu, K. Ariga,  and A. Chandra Bose, X-Ray Peak Broadening Analysis in ZnO Nanoparticles, Solid State Commun. 2009, 149, 1919-1923. (IF = 1.649)

133. K. Ariga, and A. Vinu, Mesoporous Materials: Designs, Syntheses, and Novel Functions, Chemistry and Application of Coordination Space, CMC Books, 2009, 11-19.