Pupa Gilbert (née Gelsomina De Stasio)
Research Group


Motor Oil Additives

This research is part of a collaborative effort with Masoud Kasrai
from the University of Western Ontario

105. G. Pereira, A. Lachenwitzer, Y. R. Li, M. Kasrai, G. M. Bancroft, P. R. Norton, M. Abrecht, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, T. Regier, Y. F. Hu and L. Zuin. Chemical and mechanical analysis of tribofilms formed from fully formulated oils. Part 2 - Films on Al-Si alloy (A383). Tribology 1, 105-112, (2007). PDF

103. M. Nicholls, M. N. Najman, Z. Zhang, M. Kasrai, P. R. Norton, and P.U.P.A. Gilbert. The Contribution of XANES Spectroscopy to Tribology. Can. J. Chem. 85, 816-830 (2007). PDF

101. G. Pereira, A. Lachenwitzer, M. Kasrai, G. M. Bancroft, P. R. Norton, M. Abrecht, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, T. Regier, R. I. R. Blyth and J. Thompson. Chemical and mechanical analysis of tribofilms from fully formulated oils. Part 1 - Films on 52100 steel. Tribology 1, 48-61 (2007). PDF

100. G. Pereira, A. Lachenwitzer, M. Kasrai, P.R. Norton, T.W. Capehart, T.A. Perry, Y.-T. Cheng, B. Frazer and P.U.P.A Gilbert. A multi-technique characterization of ZDDP antiwear films formed on Al (Si) alloy (A383) under various conditions. Tribology Letters 26, 103-117 (2007). PDF

96. Gavin Pereira, Andreas Lachenwitzer, David Munoz-Paniagua, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, Mike Abrecht, P.U.P.A. The role of the cation in antiwear films formed from ZDDP on 52100 Steel. Tribology Letters 23, 109-119 (2006).PDF

94. Gavin Pereira, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Mark A. Nichols, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, and Gelsomina De Stasio. Chemical characterization and nanomechanical properties of antiwear films fabricated from ZDDP on a near hypereutectic Al-Si alloy. Tribology Letters 18, 411-427 (2005).PDF

93. Mark A. Nicholls, Peter R. Norton, G. Michael Bancroft, Masoud Kasrai, Gelsomina De Stasio, Lisa M. Wiese. Spatially resolved nanoscale chemical and mechanical characterization of ZDDP antiwear films on aluminum-silicon alloys under cylinder/bore wear conditions. Tribology Letters 18, 261-278 (2005).PDF

89. Gavin Pereira, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Mark A. Nicholls, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, Gelsomina De Stasio. Chemical characterization and nanomechanical properties of antiwear films fabricated from ZDDP on a near hypereutectic Al-Si alloy. Tribology Letters 18, 411-427 (2005).PDF

88. Mark A. Nicholls, G. Michael Bancroft, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, Bradley H. Frazer, Gelsomina De Stasio. Improvement of PEEM images from thick inhomogeneous antiwear films using a thin Pt coating. Tribology Letters 18, 453-462 (2005).PDF

87. M.N. Najman, M. Kasrai, G. M. Bancroft, B.H. Frazer and G. De Stasio. The correlation of microchemical properties to antiwear (AW) performance in ashless thiophosphate oil additives. Tribology Letters, Vol. 17, No. 4, 811-822 (2004).PDF

86. M.A. Nicholls, P.R. Norton, G.M. Bancroft, M. Kasrai, T. Do, B.H. Frazer and G. De Stasio, Nanometer scale chemomechanical characterization of antiwear films. Tribology Letters 17(2), 205-216 (2004).PDF

85. Mark A. Nicholls, G. Michael Bancroft, Peter R. Norton,, Masoud Kasrai, Gelsomina De Stasio, Bradley H. Frazer and Lisa M. Wiese. Chemomechanical properties of antiwear films using X-ray absorption microscopy and nanoindentation techniques. Tribology Letters 17(2), 245-259 (2004).PDF

78. K. Masenelli-Varlot, M.Kasrai, G.M.Bancroft, G.De Stasio, B.Gilbert, E.S.Yamaguchi, and P.R.Ryason, Spatial distribution of the chemical species generated under rubbing from ZDDP and dispersed potassium triborate, Tribology Letters 14 (3), 157-166 (2003).

64. G. W. Canning, M. L. Suominen Fuller, G. M. Bancroft, M. Kasrai, J.N. Cutler, G. De Stasio and B. Gilbert, Spectromicroscopy of tribological films from engine oil additives: part I: films from zddp's, Tribology Letters 6, 159-169 (1999).