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IRG-1: Electrostatic Control of Materials



2017 IRG-1 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Haratipour, N.; Namgung, S.; Grassi, R.; Low, T.; Oh, S.-H.; Koester, S.J. High-performance black phosphorus MOSFETs using crystal orientation control and contact engineering. IEEE Elect. Dev. Lett., 2017, 38 685-688.
DOI: 10.1109/LED.2017.2679117

Orth, P.P.; Fernandes, R.M.; Walter, J.; Leighton, C.; Shklovskii, B.I. Percolation via Combined Electrostatic and Chemical Doping in Complex Oxide Films. Phys Rev Let., 2017, 118, 106801.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.106801

Ren, X.; Bruzek, M.J.; Hanifi, D.A.; Schulzetenberg, A.; Wu, Y.; Kim, C.-H.; Zhang, Z.; Johns, J.E.; Salleo, A.; Fratini, S.; Troisi, A.; Douglas, C.J.; Frisbie, C.D. Negative Isotope Effect on Field-Effect Hole Transport in Fully Substituted 13C-Rubrene. Adv. Electron. Mater., 2017, 3, 1700018.
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700018

Ren, X.; Schmidt, E.; Walter, J.; Ganguly, K.; Leighton, C.; Frisbie, C.D. Rubrene Single-Crystal Transistors with Perfluoropolyether Liquid Dielectric: Exploiting Free Dipoles to Induce Charge Carriers at Organic Surfaces. J. Phys. Chem., 2017, 121, 6540-6545.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00743

Robbins, M.C.; Koester, S.J. Black Phosphorus p- and n-MOSFETs With Electrostatically Doped Contacts. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 2017, 38, 2.
DOI: 10.1109/LED.2016.2638818

Xie, W.; Zhang, X.; Leighton, C.; Frisbie. C. 2D Insulator–Metal Transition in Aerosol-Jet-Printed Electrolyte-Gated Indium Oxide Thin Film Transistors. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2017, 3, 1600369.
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201600369

2017 IRG-1 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Deng, B.; Tran, V.; Jiang, H.; Li, C; Xie, Y.; Guo, Q.; Wang, X.; Tian, H. Koester, S.J.; Wang, H.; Cha, J.; Xia, Q.; Yang, L.; Xia, F. Efficient electrical control of thin-film black phosphorus bandgap. Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14474.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14474

Kim, K.-W.; O’Brien, L.; Crowell, P.A.; Leighton, C.; Stiles, M.D. Theory of Kondo suppression of spin polarization in nonlocal spin valves. Phys. Rev. B, 2017, 95, 104404.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.104404

Le, B.L.; Park, J.; Sklenar, J.; Chern, G.-W.; Nisoli, C.; Watts, J.D.; Manno, M.; Rench, D.W.; Samarth, N.; Leighton, C.; Schiffer, P. Understanding magnetotransport signatures in networks of connected permalloy nanowires. Phys. Rev. B, 2017, 95, 060405(R)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.060405

Perez-Munoz, A.M.; Schio, P.; Poloni, R.; Fernandez-Martinez, A.; Rivera-Calzada, A.; Cezar, J.C.; Salas-Colera, E.; Castro, G.R.; Kinney J.; Leon, C.; Santamaria, J.; Garcia-Barriocanal, J.; Goldman, A.M. In operando evidence of deoxygenation in ionic liquid gating of YBa2Cu3O7-X. PNAS, 2017, 114 (2), 215-220.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1613006114

Prakash, A.; Xu, P.; Wu, X.; Haugstad, G.; Wang, X.; Jalan, B. Adsorption-controlled growth and the influence of stoichiometry on electronic transport in hybrid molecular beam epitaxy-grown BaSnO3 films. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 5730-5736.
DOI: 10.1039/C7TC00190H

Robbins, M.C.; Namgung, S.; Oh, S.-H.; Koester, S.J. Cyclical thinning of black phosphorus with high spatial resolution for heterostructure devices. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 12654-12662.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b14477

Zhang, X.; Li, M.; Walter, J.; O'Brien, L.; Manno, M.A.; Voigt, B.; Mork, F.; Baryshev, S.V.; Kakalios, J.; Aydil, E.S.; Leighton, C. Potential resolution to the doping puzzle in iron pyrite: Carrier type determination by Hall effect and thermopower. Phy. Rev. Materials, 2017, 1, 015492.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.1.015402

2017 IRG-1 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Joung, D.; Nemilentsau, A.; Agarwal, K.; Dai, C.; Liu, C.; Su, Q.; Li, J.; Low, T.; Koester, S.; Cho, J.-H. Self-Assembled Three-Dimensional Graphene-Based Polyhedrons Inducing Volumetric Light Confinement. Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 1987-1994.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b05412

Li, Y.; Chaganti, V.R.S.K.; Reynolds, M.A.; Gerbi, B.J.; Koester, S.J. Demonstration of a passive wireless radiation detector using fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator varactors. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 2017, 64, 544-549.
DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2016.2623697


2016 IRG-1 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Ambwani, P.; Xu, P.; Haugstad, G.; Jeong, J.S.; Deng, R.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Jalan, B.; Leighton, C. Defects, stoichiometry, and electronic transport in SrTiO3-d epilayers: A high pressure oxygen sputter deposition study. J. of Applied Physics, 2016, 120, 055704.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4960343

Haratipour, N.; Koester, S.J. Ambipolar black phosphorus MOSFETs with record n-channel transconductance. IEEE Elect. Dev. Lett., 2016, 37, 103-106.
DOI: 10.1109/LED.2015.2499209

Haratipour, N.; Namgung, S.; Oh, S-H.; Koester, S.J. Fundamental Limits on the Subthreshold Slope in Schottky Source/Drain Black Phosphorus Field-Effect Transistors. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 3791-3800.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b00482

Jeong, J.S.; Odlyzko, M.L.; Xu, P.; Jalan, B.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Probing core-electron orbitals by scanning transmission electron microscopy and measuring the delocalization of core-level excitations. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 154, 150.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.165140

Jeong, J.S.; Topsakal, M.; Xu, P.; Jalan, B.; Wentzcovitch, R.M.; Mkhoyan, K.A. A New Line Defect in NdTiO3 Perovskite. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 6816-6822
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02532

Topsakal, M.; Leighton, C.; Wentzcovitch, R.M. First-principles study of crystal and electronic structure of rare-earth cobaltites. J. of Applied Physics, 2016, 119, 244310.
DOI: 2010.1063/1.4954792

Walter, J.; Wang, H.; Luo, B.; Frisbie, C.D.; Leighton, C. Electrostatic versus Electrochemical Doping and Control of Ferromagnetism in Ion-Gel-Gated Ultrathin La0.5Sr0.5CoO3−δ. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 7799-7810.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03403

Xu, P.; Ayino, Y.; Cheng, C.; Pribiag, V.S.; Comes, R.B.; Sushko, P.V.; Chambers, S.A.; Jalan, B. Predictive Control over Charge Density in the Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at the Polar-Nonpolar NdTiO3 SrTiO3 Interface. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016, 117, 106803.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.10683

Xu, P.; Droubay, T.C.; Jeong, J. S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Sushko, P. V.; Chambers, S. A.; Jalan, B. Quasi 2D ultra-high carrier density in a complex oxide broken-gap heterojunction. Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 3, 1500432.
DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500432

2016 IRG-1 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Chambers, S.A.; Kaspar, T.C.; Prakash, A.; Haugstad, G.; Jalan, B. Band alignment at epitaxial BaSnO3/SrTiO3(001) and BaSnO3/LaAlO3(001) heterojunctions. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2016, 108, 152104
DOI: 10.1063/1.4946762

da Silva Neto, E.H.; Yu, B.; Minola, M.; Sutarto, R.; Schierle, E.; Boschini, F.; Zonno, M.; Bluschke, M.; Higgins, J.; Li, Y.; Yu, G.; Weschke, E.; He, F.; Le Tacon, M.; Greene, R.L.; Greven, M.; Sawatzky, G.A.; Keimer, B.; Damascelli, A. Doping-dependent charge order correlations in electron-doped cuprates. Science Advances, 2016, 2, e1600782.
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600782

Jeong, J.S.; Topsakal, M.; Xu, P.; Jalan, B.; Wentzcovitch, R.M.; Mkhoyan, K.A. A New Line Defect in NdTiO3 Perovskite. ACS Nano Letters, 2016, 16(11), 6816-6822
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02532
IRG-1/IRG-2 Collaboration

Klemm Smith, A.; Jamali, M.; Stecklein, G.; Crowell, P.A, Wang, J.-P. Non-Local Lateral Spin-Valve Devices Fabricated With a Versatile Top-Down Fabrication Process. IEEE Magnetics Letters, 2016, 7, 3103604
DOI: 10.1109/LMAG.2016.2555290

Li, Y.; Tabis, W.; Yu, G.; Barišić, N.; Greven, M. Hidden Fermi-liquid Charge Transport in the Antiferromagnetic Phase of the Electron-Doped Cuprate Superconductors. Physical Review Letters, 2016, 117, 197001.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.197001

Liu, C.; Patel, S.J.; Peterson, T.A.; Geppert, C.C.; Christie, K.D.; Palmstrøm, C.J.; Crowell, P.A. Dynamic detection of electron spin accumulation in ferromagnet-semiconductor devices by ferromagnetic resonance. Nat. Comm., 2016, 7, 10296.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10296

Namgung, S; Shaver, J.; Oh, S.-H.; Koester, S.J. Multimodal photodiode and phototransistor device based on two-dimensional materials. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 10500-10506.
DOI: 10.121/acsnano.6b06468

O’Brien, L.; Spivak, D.; Jeong, J.S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Crowell, P.A.; Leighton C. Interdiffusion-controlled Kondo suppression of injection efficiency in metallic nonlocal spin valves, Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 14413.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.014413

O’Brien, L.; Spivak, D.; Krueger, N.; Peterson, T.A.; Erickson, M.J.; Bolon, B.; Geppert, C.C; Leighton, C.; Crowell, P.A. Observation and modelling of ferromagnetic contact-induced spin relaxation in Hanle spin relaxation in Hanle spin precission measurements. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 94, 094431.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.094431

Ozcelik, V.O.; Azadani, J.G.; Yang, C.; Koester, S.J.; Low, T. Band alignment of two-dimensional semiconductors for designing heterostructures with momentum space matching. Phys. Rev. B. 2016, 94, 035125.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.035125

Peterson, T.A.; Patel, S.J.; Geppert, C.C.; Christie, K.D.; Rath, A.; Pennachio, D.; Flatté, M.E.; Voyles, P.M.; Palmstrøm, C.J.; Crowell P.A. Spin injection and detection up to room temperature in Heusler alloy/n-GaAs spin valves. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 94, 235309.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.235309

Su, Y.; Kshirsagar, C.; Robbins, M.; Haratipour, N.; Koester, S.J. Symmetric complementary logic inverter using integrated black phosphorus and MoS2 transistors. 2D Materials, 2016, 3, 011006.
DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/3/1/011006

Zink, B.L.; Manno, M.; O’Brien, L.; Lotze, J.; Weiler, M.; Bassett, D.; Mason, J.; Goennenwein, S.T.B.; Johnson, M.; Leighton, C. Efficient spin transport through native oxides of nickel and permalloy with platinum and gold overlayers. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 184401.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.184401

2016 IRG-1 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Arezoomandan, S.; Quispe, H.C.; Chanana, A.; Xu, P.; Nahata, A.; Jalan, B.; Sensale Rodriguez, B. Large nanoscale electronic conductivity in complex oxide heterostructures with ultra high electron density. APL Materials, 2016, 4, 076107.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4959284

Bretz-Sullivan, T.M.; Goldman, A.M. Magnetic field tuned reentrant superconductivity in out-of-equilibrium aluminum nanowires. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 184509.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.184509

Demissie, A.T.; Haugstad, G.; Frisbie, C.D. Quantitative Surface Coverage Measurements of Self-Assembled Monolayers by Nuclear Reaction Analysis of Carbon-12. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7, 3477-3481.
DOI: 10.121/acs.6b01363

Kshirsager, C.U.; Xu, W.; Su, Y.; Robbins, M.C.; Kim, C.H.; Koester, S.J. Dynamic memory cells using MoS2 field-effect transistors demonstrating femtoampere leakage currents. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 8457-8464.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03440

Sangeeth, C.S.S.; Demissie, A.T.; Yuan, L.; Wang, T.; Frisbie, C.D.; Nijhuis, C.A. Comparison of DC and AC Transport in 1.5-7.5 nm Oligophenylene (mine Molecular Wires across Two Junction Platforms: Eutectic Ga-In versus Conducting Probe Atomic Force Microscope Junctions. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 7305-7314.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02039

Stecklein, G.; Crowell, P.A.; Li, J., Anugrah, Y.; Su, Q.; Koester, S.J. Contact-Induced Spin Relaxation in Graphene Nonlocal Spin Valves. Phys. Rev. Applied, 2016, 6, 054015.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.6.054015

Taherinia, D.; Frisbie, C.D. Photoswitchable Hopping Transport in Molecular Wires 4 nm in Length. Jour. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 6442-6449.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00925

Wang, T.; Pitike, K.C.; Yuan, Y.; Nakhmanson, M.; Gopalan, V.; Jalan, B. Chemistry, growth kinetics, and epitaxial stabilization of Sn2+ in Sn-doped SrTiO3 using (CH3)6Sn2 tin precursor. APL Mats., 2016, 4, 126111.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4972995

Wu, Y.; Chew, A.R.; Rojas, G.A.; Sini, G.; Haugstad, G.; Belianinov, A.; Kalinin, S.V.; Li, H.; Risko, C.; Bredas, J.L.; Salleo, A.; Frisbie, C.D. Strain Effects on the Work Function of an Organic Semiconductor. Nature Commun., 2016, 7, 10270.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10270


2015 IRG-1 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Comes, R.B.; Xu, P.; Jalan, B; Chambers, S.A. Band alignment of epitaxial SrTiO3 thin films with (LaAlO3)0.3-(Sr2AlTaO6)0.7(001). Appl. Phys. Lett., 2015, 107, 131601.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4932063

Ganguly, K.; Ambwani, P.; Xu, P.; Jeong, J. S.; Mkhoyan, K. A.; Leighton, C.; Jalan, B. Structure and Transport in High Pressure Oxygen Sputter-Deposited BaSnO3-d. APL Mat, 2015, 3, 062509.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4919969

Haratipour, N.; Robbins, M. C.; Koester, S. J. Black Phosphorus p-MOSFETs With 7-nm HfO2 Gate Dielectric and Low Contact Resistance. IEEE Elect. Dev. Lett. 2015, 36, 411-413.
DOI: 10.1109/LED.2015.2407195

Hedegaard, A.T.; Gu, L.L.; Macosko, C.W. Effect of Extensional Viscosity on Cocontinuity of PE/PLA Blends. J. Rheol., 2015, 59, 1397.
DOI: 10.1122/1.4933321

Kinney, J.; Garcia-Barriocanal, J.; Goldman, A.M. Homes scaling in ionic liquid gated La2CuO4+x thin films. Physical Review B., 2015, 100505(R).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.100505

Lin, C.-H.; Polisetty, S.; O’Brien, L.; Baruth, A.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Leighton, C.; Gladfelter, W.G. Size-tuned ZnO Nanocrucible Arrays for Magnetic Nanodot Synthesis via ALD-assisted Block Polymer Lithography. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 1379.
DOI: 10.1021/nn505731n

Trifkovic, M., Hedegaard A. T., Sheikhzadeh, M., Huang, S.; Macosko, C.W. Stabilization of PE/PEO Cocontinuous Blends by Interfacial Nanoclays. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 4631-4644.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00354

2015 IRG-1 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Anugrah, Y.; Robbins, M. C.; Crowell, P.A.; Koester, S.J. Determination of the Schottky barrier height of ferromagnetic contacts to few-layer phosphorene. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2015, 106, 103108.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4914978

Christie, K.D.; Geppert, C.C.; Patel, S.J.; Hu, Q.O.; Palmstrøm, C.J.; Crowell, P.A. Knight shift and nuclear spin relaxation in Fe/n-GaAs heterostructures. Phys. Rev. B., 2015, 92, 155204.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.155204

Gilbert, I.; Lao, Y.; O’Brien, L. †; Watts, J. D.; Manno, M.; Leighton, C.; Scholl, A.; Nisoli, C.; Schiffer, P. Emergent reduced dimensionality by vertex frustration in tetris artificial spin ice. Nat. Phys., 2015, 12, 162-165.
DOI: 10.1038/nphys3520

Johnson, M.; Wrasman, C.; Zhang, X.; Manno, M.; Leighton, C.; Aydil, E.S. Self-regulation of Cu/Sn Ratio in the Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 Films. Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 2507.
DOI: 10.1021/acs-chemmater.5b00108

Le, B.L.; Rench, D.W.; Misra, R.; O’Brien, L.; Leighton, C.; Samarth, N.; Schiffer, P. Effects of Exchange Bias on Magnetotransport in Permalloy Kagome Artificial Spin Ice. New J. Phys. 2015, 17, 023047.
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/17/2/023047

Olson, E. J.; Ma, R.; Sun, T.; Ebrish, M. A.; Haratipour, N.; Min, K.; Aluru, N. R.; Koester, S.J. Capacitive sensing of intercalated H2O molecules using graphene. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 25804-25812.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b07731

Prakash, A.; Dewey, J.; Yun, H.; Jeong, J. S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Jalan, B. Hybrid molecular beam epitaxy growth for stoichiometric BaSnO3. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A., 2015, 33, 060608.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4933401

Shukla, G.; Topsakal, M.; Wentzcovitch, R.M. Spin crossovers in iron-bearing MgSiO3 and MgGeO3: Their influence onthe post-perovskite transition. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 2015, 249, 11-17.
DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2015.10.002

Szabó, A.; Koester, S. J.; Luisier, M. Ab-Initio Simulation of van der Waals MoTe2–SnS2 Heterotunneling FETs for Low-Power Electronics. IEEE Elect. Dev. Lett. 2015, 36, 514-516.
DOI: 10.1109/LED.2015.2409212

Wu, R.J.; Topsakal, M.; Low, T.; Robbins, M.C.; Haratipour, N.; Jeong, J.S.; Wentzcovitch, R.; Koester, S.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Atomic and Electronic Structure of Exfoliated Black Phosphorous. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 2015, 33, 060604.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4926753

Zhang, X.; Scott, T.; Socha, T.; Nielsen, D.*; Manno, M., Johnson, M.; Yan, Y.; Losovyj, Y.; Dowben, P.; ,Aydil, E.S.; Leighton, C. Phase Stability and Stoichiometry in Thin Film Pyrite: Impact on Electronic Transport Properties. ACS Appl. Mater. Int., 2015, 7, 14130-14139.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b034422

2015 IRG-1 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Hsu, G.; Wentzcovitch, R. First principles study of intermediate-spin ferrous iron in the earth's lower mantle.. Phys. Rev. B2015, 90, 195205.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.195205

Lin, Y.-H.; Nelson, J.; Goldman, A.M. Superconductivity of Very Thin Films: The Superconductor-unsulator Transition. Physica. C, 2015, 514, 130-141.
DOI: 10.1016/j.physc.2015.01.005

Nelson, J.; Goldman, A.M. Thin Film Cryogenic Thermometers Defined with Optical Lithography for Thermomagnetic Measurements on Films. Rev. Sci, Instrum, 2015, 86, 053902-1- 053902-5.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4919734

Umemoto, K.; Himmetoglu, B.; Wang, J.P.; Wentzcovitch, R.; Cococcioni, M. Searching for High Magnetization Density in Bulk Fe: the New Metastable Fe6 Phase. J. Phys.: Cond. Matt., 2015, 27, 016001.
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/27/1/016001

Wang, T.; Prakash, A.; Warner, E.; Gladfelter, W.G.; Jalan, B. Molecular Beam Epitaxy Growth of SnO2 Using a Tin Chemical Precursor. J. Vac. Sci. Technol., 2015, 33, 020606.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4913294

Li, Y.-L.; Porter, W.M.; Ma, R.; Reynolds, M.A.; Gerbi, B.J.; Koester, S.J. Capacitive-based dosimetry of Co-60 radiation using fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator devices. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 2015, 62, 3012-3019.
DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2015.2487239

Youngblood, N.; Chen, C.; Koester, S. J.; Li, M. Waveguide-integrated Black Phosphorus Photodetector with High Responsivity and Low Dark Current. Nat. Photonics, 2015, 9, 247-252.
DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2015.23

IRG-2: Sustainable Nanocrystal Materials



2017 IRG-2 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Greenberg,. B.L; Robinson, Z.L.; Reich, K.V.; Gorynski, C.; Voigt, B.N.; Francis, L.F.; Shklovskii, B.I.; Aydil, E.S.; Kortshagen, U.R. ZnO Nanocrystal Networks Near the Insulator–Metal Transition: Tuning Contact Radius and Electron Density with Intense Pulsed Light. ACS Nano Letters, 2017, 17, 4634-4642.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b01078

Held, J.T.; Duncan, S.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Effects of small-angle mistilts on dopant visibility in ADF-STEM imaging of nanocrystals. Ultramicroscopy, 2017, 177, 53.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.03.008

Hunter, K.I.; Held, J.T.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Kortshagen, U.R. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Core/Shell Quantum Dots: Strained Ge/Si Nanocrystals. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 8263-8270.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b16170

Petach, T.A.; Reich, K.V.; Zhang, X.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Shklovskii, B.I.; Goldhaber-Gordon, D. Disorder from the Bulk Ionic Liquid in Electric Double Layer Transistors. ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 8395-8400.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03864

Wenger, W.N.; Bates, F.S.; Aydil, E.S. Functionalization of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots with Poly(ethylene glycol): Ligand Exchange, Surface Coverage, and Dispersion Stability, 2017, 33 8239-8245.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01924

Williams, B.A.; Smeaton, M.A.; Trejo, N.D.; Francis, L.; Aydil, E.S. Effect of Nanocrystal Size and Carbon on Grain Growth during Annealing of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Nanocrystal Coatings. Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 1676-1683.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b05058

Williams, B.A.; Trejo, N.D.; Wu, A.; Holgate, C.S.; Francis, L.F.; Aydil, E.S. Copper–Zinc–Tin–Sulfide Thin Films via Annealing of Ultrasonic Spray Deposited Nanocrystal Coatings. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 18865-18871.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b04414

2017 IRG-2 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Botas, A.; Brites, C.; Carlos, L.D.; Ferreira, R.; Kortshagen, U.; Pereira, R.; Wu, J. A New Generation of Primary Luminescent Thermometers Based on Silicon Nanoparticles and Operating in Different Media.  Part. Part. Syst. Charact., 2017, 33,  740-748.
DOI: 10.1002/pps.201600198

Brown, S.L.; Miller, J.B.; Anthony, R.J.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Kryjevski, A.; Hobbie, E.K. Abrupt Size Partitioning of Multimodel Photoluminescence Relaxation in Monodisperse Silicon Nanocrystals.  ACS Nano, 2017, 11,  1597-1603.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07285

Du, Y.; Williams, B.A.; Francis, L.; McCormick, A.V. Pulsed irradiation for high-throughput curing applications.  Progress in Organic Coatings, 2017104,  104-109.
DOI: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2016.12.012

Sutton, C.; Tummala, N.R.; Beljonne, D.; Brédas, J.-L. Singlet Fission in Rubrene Derivatives: Impact of Molecular Packing.  Chem. Mater., 2017, 29,  2777-2787.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04633

Zhang, X.; Li, M.; Walter, J.; O'Brien, L.; Manno, M.A.; Voigt, B.; Mork, F.; Baryshev, S.V.; Kakalios, J.; Aydil, E.S.; Leighton, C. Potential resolution to the doping puzzle in iron pyrite: Carrier type determination by Hall effect and thermopower. Phy. Rev. Materials, 2017, 1, 015492.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.1.015402

2017 IRG-2 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Jeon, M.Y.; Kim, D.; Kumar, P. ; Lee, P. S.; Rangnekar, N.; Bai, P.; Shete, M.; Elyassi, B.; Lee, H.S.; Narasimharao, K.; Basahel, S.N.; Al-Thabaiti, S.; Xu, W.; Cho, H.J.; Fetisov, E.O.; Thyagarajan, R.; DeJaco, R.F.; Fan, W.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Siepmann, J.I.; Tsapatsis, M. Ultra-selective high-flux membranes from directly synthesized zeolite nanosheets. Nature, 2017, 543, 690.
DOI: 10.1038/nature21421


2016 IRG-2 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Ahadi, A.M.; Hunter, K.I.; Kramer, N.J.; Strunskus, T.; Kersten, H.; Faupel, F.; Kortshagen, U.R. Controlled synthesis of germanium nanoparticles by nonthermal plasmas. Applied Physics Letters, 2016, 108, 093105.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4942970

Chen, T.; Reich, K.V.; Kramer, N.J.; Fu, H.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Shklovskii, B.I. Metal-Insulator Transition in Films of Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 299-303.
DOI: 10.1038/nmat4486

Chernomordik B. D.; Ketkar, P. M.; Hunter, A. K.; Béland, A. E.; Deng, D. D.; Aydil, E. S. Microstructure Evolution During Selenization of Cu2ZnSnS4 Colloidal Nanocrystal Coatings. Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1266-1276.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b02462

Fu, H.; Reich, K. V.; Shklovskii, B. I. Surface roughness scattering in multisubband accumulation layers. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 235312.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.235312

Fu, H.; Reich, K. V.; Shklovskii, B. I. Anomalous conductivity, Hall factor, magnetoresistance, and thermopower of accumulation layer in SrTiO3. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 94, 045310.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.045310

Fu, H.; Reich, K. V.; Shklovskii, B. I. Electron gas induced in SrTiO3. JETP, 2016, 122, 456–471.
DOI: 10.1134/S1063776116030055

Fu, H.; Reich, K. V.; Shklovskii, B. I. Hopping conductivity and insulator-metal transition in films of touching semiconductor nanocrystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 125430.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.125430

Hintsala, E.D.; Wagner, A.J.; Gerberich, W.W.; Mkhoyan, K.A. The role of back stress in sub-50 nm Si nanocubes. Scripta Mater., 2016, 114, 51.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.12.004

Jeon, S.; Oberreit, D.R.; Van Schooneveld, G.; Gao, Z.; Bischof, J.C.; Haynes, C.L.; Hogan, C.J. Ion-Mobility-Based Quantification of Surface-Coating-Dependent Binding of Serum Albumin to Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8 (37), 24482–24490.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b09070

Jeong, J.S.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Improving Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Energy-Dispersive X-Ray (STEM-EDX) Spectrum Images Using Single-Atomic-Column Cross-Correlation Averaging. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2016, 22, 536-543.
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927616000635

Kortshagen, U.R.; Sankaran, R.M.; Pereira, R.N.; Girshick, S.L.; Wu, J.J.; Aydil, E.S. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Nanocrystals: Fundamental Principles, Materials, and Applications. ACS Chemical Reviews, 2016, 116 (18), 11061-11127.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00039

Li, T.; Heinzer, M.J.; Francis, L.F.; Bates, F.S. Engineering Superior Toughness in Commercially Viable Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy Resin. J. Polym. Sci. Part B., 2016, 54, 189-204.
DOI: 10.1002/polb.23894

Li, T.; Zhang, J.; Schneiderman, D.K.; Francis, L.F.; Bates, F.S. Toughening Glassy Poly(lactide) with Block Copolymer Micelles. ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 359-364.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00063

Odlyzko, M.L.; Held, J.T.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Atomic bonding effects in annular dark field scanning transmission electron microscopy. II. Experiments. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 2016, 34, 041603.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4954877

Reich, K.V.; Shklovskii, B.I. Exciton Transfer in Array of Epitaxially Connected Nanocrystals. ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (11), 10267-10274.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b05846

Reich, K. V.; Shklovskii, B. I. Dielectric constant and charging energy in array of touching nanocrystals. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2016, 108, 113104.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4944407

Williams, B. A.; Smeaton, M. A.; Holgate, C. S.; Trejo, N. D.; Francis L. F.; Aydil, E. S. Intense Pulsed Light Annealing of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Nanocrystal Coatings. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 2016, 34, 151204.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4961661

2016 IRG-2 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Bilik, N.; Greenberg, B.L.; Yang, E.S.; Yang, J.;Aydil, ES.; Kortshagen, U.R. Atmospheric-pressure glow plasma synthesis of plasmonic and photoluminescent zinc oxide nanocrystals.  J. of Applied Physics, 2016, 199,  243302.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4954323

Botas, A.M.; Anthony, R.J.; Wu, J.; Rowe, D.J.; Silva, N.J.O.; Kortshagen, U.; Pereira, R.N.; Ferreira, R.A.S. Influence of the surface termination of the light emission of crystalline silicon nanoparticles.  2016, 27,  325703.
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/32/325703

Brown, S.L.; Vogel, D.J.; Miller, J.B.; Inerbaev, T.M.; Anthony, R.J.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Kilin, D.S.; Hobbie, E.K. Enhancing Silicon Nanocrystal Photoluminescence through Temperature and Microstructure.  J. Phys. Chem., 2016, 120,  18909-18916.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpc.6b05837

Jeong, J.S.; Topsakal, M.; Xu, P.; Jalan, B.; Wentzcovitch, R.M.; Mkhoyan, K.A. A New Line Defect in NdTiO3 Perovskite. ACS Nano Letters, 2016, 16 (11), 6816-6822
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02532

Kim, S.Y.; Jeong, J.S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Jang, H.S. Direct observation of core/double-shell architecture of intense dual-mode luminescent tetragonal bipyramidal nanophosphors. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 10049–10058.
DOI: 10.1039/c5nr05722a

Kortshagen, U. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Nanocrystals: Fundamentals, Applications, and Future Research Needs. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2016, 36, 73-84.
DOI: 10.1007/s11090-015-9663-4

Li, T.; He, S; Stein, A.; Francis, L.F.; Bates, F.B. Synergistic Toughening of Epoxy Modified by Graphene and Block Copolymer Micelles. Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (24), 9507-9520.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01964

O’Brien, L.; Spivak, D.; Jeong, J.S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Crowell, P.A.; Leighton C. Interdiffusion-controlled Kondo suppression of injection efficiency in metallic nonlocal spin valves. Phys. Rev. B., 2016, 93, 14413.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.014413
IRG-1/IRG-2 Collaboration

Szlag, V.M.; Styles, M.; Madison, L.; Campos, A.; Wagh, B.; Sprouse, D.; Schatz, G.C.; Reineke, T.M.; Haynes, C.L. SERS Detection of Ricin B-Chain via N-Acetyl-Galactosamine Glycopolymers. ACS Sensors, 2016, 1 (7), 842-846
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00209

Wu, J.J.; Kondeti, V.S.S.K.; Bruggeman, P.J.; Kortshagen, U.R. Luminescent, water-soluble silicon quantum dots via micro-plasma surface treatment.  J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys., 2016, 49,  08LT02.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/8/08LT02

Zhang, P.; Feng, Y.; Wen, X.; Cao, W.; Anthony, R.; Kortshagen, U.; Conibeer, G.; Huang, S. Generation of Hot Carrier Population in Colloidal Silicon Quantum Dots for High-Efficiency Photovoltaics. Sol Energ Mat Sol C., 2016, 145, 391.
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2015.11.002

Zhu, J.; Chen, J-Y; Park, H.; Gu, X; Zhang, H.; Karthikeyan, S.; Wendel, N.; Campbell, S.; Dawber, M.; Du, X.; Wang, J-P.; Yang, R.; Wang, X. Revealing the Origins of 3D Anisotropic Thermal Conductivities of Black Phosphorus. Adv. Electronic Mats., 2016, 2, 1600040.
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201600040

2016 IRG-2 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Hurley, K.R.; Ring, H.L.; Etheridge, M.; Zhang, J.; Gao, Z.; Shao, Q.; Klein, N.D.; Szlag, V.M.; Chung, C.; Reineke, T.M.; Garwood, M.; Bischof, J.C.; Haynes, C.L. Predictable Heating and Positive MRI contrast from a Mesoporous Silica-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticle. Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2016, 13, 2172-2183.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut5b00866

Jeon, S.; Hurley, K.R.; Bischof, J.C.; Haynes, C.L.; Hogan, C.J. Quantifying intra- and extracellular aggregation of iron oxide nanoparticles and its influence on specific absorption rate. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 16053-16064.
DOI: 10.1039/C6NR04042J

Jeon, S.; Oberreit, D.R.; Van Schooneveld, G.; Hogan, C.J. Jr. Nanomaterial size distribution analysis via liquid nebulization coupled with ion mobility spectrometry (LN-IMS). Analyst, 2016, 141, 1363.
DOI: 10.1039/c5an02150b

Kim, C.-H.; Frisbie, C.D. Field Effect Modulation of Outer-Sphere Electrochemistry at Back Gated, Ultrathin ZnO Electrodes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 7220-7223.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02547

Mutlu, Z.; Wu, R.J.; Wickramaratne, D.; Shahrezaei, S.; Liu, C.; Temiz, S.; Patalano, A.; Ozkan, M.; Lake, R.K.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Ozkan, C.S. Phase Engineering of 2D Tin Sulfides. Small, 2016, 12, 2998-3004.
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201600559

Pinto, A.H.; Shin, S.W.; Aydil, E.S., Penn, R.L. Selective removal of Cu2−x(S,Se) phases from Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 thin films. Nanoscale, 2016, 18, 5814-5821.
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01287F

Rawat, V.K.; Buckley, D.T.; Kimoto, S.; Lee, M.H.; Fukushima, N.; Hogan, C.J. Two dimensional size-mass distribution function inversion from differential mobility analyzer-aerosol particle mass analyzer (DMA-APM) measurements. J. Aerosol Sci., 2016, 92, 70-82.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2015.11.001

Wang, H.L.; Kally, J.; Lee, J.S.; Liu, T.; Chang, H.C.; Hickey, D.R.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Wu, M.Z; Richardella, A.; Samarth, N. Surface-State-Dominated Spin-Charge Current Conversion in Topological-Insulator-Ferromagnetic-Insulator Heterostructures. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016, 117, 076601.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevlett.117.076601

Yang, J.; Kramer, N.J.; Schramke, K.S.; Wheeler, L.M.; Besteiro, L.V.; Hogan, C.J.; Govorov, A.O.; Kortshagen, U.R. Broadband Absorbing Exciton–Plasmon Metafluids with Narrow Transparency Windows. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 1472-1477.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b05142

Zhang, H.; Xiao, Q.; Guo, X.; Li, N.; Kumar, P.’ Rangnekar, N., Jeon, M.; Al-Thabaiti, S.; Karasimharao, K.; Basahel, S.N.; Topuz, B.; Onorato, F.J.; Macosko, C.W.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Tsapatsis, M. Open-Pore Two-Dimensional MFI Zeolite Nanosheets for the Fabrication of Hydrocarbon-Isomer-Selective Membranes on Porous Polymer Support. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 7184.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601135


2015 IRG-2 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Declet-Perez, C.; Francis, L.F; Bates, F.S. Deformation Processes in Block Copolymer Toughened Epoxy. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 3672–3684.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00243

Fu, H.; Reich, K.V.; Shklovskii, B.I. Collapse of electrons to a donor cluster in SrTiO3. Phys Rev. B, 2015, 92, 035204.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92035204

Greenberg, B.L.; Ganguly, S.; Held, J.T.; Kramer, N.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Aydil, E.S.; Kortshagen, U.R. Nonequilibrium-Plasma-Synthesized ZnO Nanocrystals with Plasmon Resonance Tunable via Al Doping and Quantum Confinement. Nano Letters, 2015, 15, 8162.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03600

Miller, J.B.; Dandu, N.; Velizhanin, K.A.; Anthony, R.J.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Kroll, D.M.; Kilina, S.; Hobbie, E.K. Enhanced Luminescent Stability through Particle Interactions in Silicon Nanocrystal Aggregates. ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 9772.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b02676

Nelson, J.; Reich, K.V.; Sammon, M.; Shklovskii, B.I.; Goldman, A.M. Hopping conduction via ionic liquid induced silicon surface states. Phys. Rev. B., 2015, 92, 085424.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.085424

Reich, K. V.; Schecter, M.; Shklovskii, B. I. Accumulation, Inversion, and Depletion Layers in SrTiO3. Phys. Rev. B, 2015, 91, 115303.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.115303

Thimsen, E.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Aydil, E.S. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Metal Sulfide Nanocrystals from Metalorganic Vapor and Elemental Sulfur. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics, 2015, 48, 31404.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/48/31/314004

Wagner, A.J.; Hintsala, E.D.; Kumar, P.; Gerberich, W.W.; Mkhoyan, K.A. Mechanisms of plasticity in near-theoretical strength sub-100 nm Si nanocubes. Acta Materialia, 2015, 100, 256.

Williams, B. A.; Mahajan, A.; Smeaton, M. A.; Holgate, C. S.; Aydil, E. S.; Francis, L. F. Formation of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions via Aerosol-Jet Printing and Compaction. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2015, 7, 11526-11535.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b02484

Wu, J.J.; Kortshagen, U. R. Photostability of Thermally-Hydrosilylated Silicon Quantum Dots. RSC Advances 2015, 5, 103822.
DOI: 10.1039/c5ra22827a

2015 IRG-2 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Fu, H.; Shklovskii B.I.; Skinner, B. Correlation Effects in the Capacitance of a Gated Carbon Nanotube. Phys. Rev. B, 2015, 91, 155118.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.155118

Shu, Y.N.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Levine, B.G.; Anthony, R.J. Surface Structure and Silicon Nanocrystal Photoluminescence: The Role of Hypervalent Silyl Groups. Journal of Physical Chemistry C., 2015, 119, 26683.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b08578

Wen, X.M.; Zhang, P.F.; Smith, T.A.; Anthony, R.J.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Yu, P.; Feng, Y.; Shrestha, S.; Coniber, G.; Huang, S.J. Tunability Limit of Photoluminescence in Colloidal Silicon Nanocrystals. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5.
DOI: 10.1038/srep12469

2015 IRG-2 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Almasi, H.; Hickey,D.R.; Newhouse-Illige, T.; Xu, M.; Rosales, M.R.; Nahar, S.; Held, J.T.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Wang, W.G. Enhanced tunneling magnetoresistance and perpendicular magnetic anisotropy inMo/CoFeB/MgO magnetic tunnel. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2015, 106, 182406.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4919873

Agrawal, K.V.; Topuz, B.; Pham, T.C.T.; Nguyen, T.H.; Sauer, N.; Rangnekar, N.; Zhang, H.; Narasimharao, K.; Basahel, S.N.; Francis, L.F.; Macosko,C.W.; Al-Thabaiti, S.; Tsapatsis, M.; Yoon, K.B. Oriented MFI Membranes by Gel-Less Secondary Growth of Sub-100 Nm MFI-Nanosheet Seed Layers. Adv Mater, 2015, 27, 3243-3249.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405893

Bilik, N.; Anthony, R.; Merritt, B.; Aydil E.S.; Kortshagen, U. Langmuir Probe Measurements of Electron Energy Probability Functions in Dusty Plasmas. J. Phys. D., 2015, 48, 105204.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/48/10/105204

Egger, S.M.; Hurley, K.R..; Datt, A.; Swindlehurst, G.; Haynes, C.L. Ultraporous Mesostructured Silica Nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27, 3193-3196.
DOI: 10.1021/cm504448u

Gopalakrishnan, R.; McMurry, P. H.; Hogan, C. J. The Electrical Mobilities and Scalar Friction Factors of Modest-to-High Aspect Ratio Particles in the Transition Regime. J. Aerosol Sci., 2015 82, 24-39.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2015.01.001

Hyun, W.J.; Secor, E.B.; Hersam, M.C.; Frisbie, C.D., Francis, L.F. High-Resolution Patterning of Graphene by Screen Printing with a Silicon Stencil for Highly Flexible Printed Electronics. Adv Mater, 2015, 27, 109-115.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201404133

Kramer, N. J.; Schramke, K.S.; Kortshagen, U.R. Plasmonic Properties of Silicon Nanocrystals Doped with Boron and Phosphorus. Nano Letters, 2015, 15, 5597.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02287

Lee, J.S.; Richardella, A.; Hickey, D.R.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Samarth, N. Mapping the chemical potential dependence of current-induced spin polarization in a topological insulator. Physical Review B., 2015, 92.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.155312

Mahajan, A.; Hyun, W.J.; Walker, S.B.; Lewis, J.A.; Francis, L.F.; Frisbie,C. D. High-Resolution, High-Aspect Ratio Conductive Wires Embedded in Plastic Substrates. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7, 1841-1847.
DOI: 10.1021/am507539a

Thajudeen T.; Jeon S.; Hogan, C. J. The Mobility of Flame Synthesized Aggregates/Agglomerates in the Transition Regime J. Aerosol Sci., 2015, 80 45-57.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2014.11.003

Yang, J. H.; Kramer, N. J.; Hogan, C.J.; Kortshagen, U.R. Self-Assembly of Plasmonic/Excitonic Silicon Nanocrystals into Photonic Crystals. MRS Communications, 2015, 5, 573-577.
DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2015.77

IRG-3: Hierarchical Multifunctional Macromolecular Materials



2017 IRG-3 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Chen, Q.P.; Xue, B.; Siepmann, J.I. Using the k‑d Tree Data Structure to Accelerate Monte Carlo Simulations. J. Chem Theory Comput., 2017, 13, 1556-1565.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.6b01222

Jung, S.; Lodge, T.P.; Reineke, T.M. Complexation between DNA and Hydrophilic-Cationic Diblock Copolymers. J. Phys Chem B, 2017, 121, 2230-2243.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b11408

Laaser, J.E.; McGovern, M.; Jiang, Y.; Lohmann, E.; Reineke, T.M.; Morse, D.; Dorfman, K.; Lodge, T.P. Equilibration of Micelle−Polyelectrolyte Complexes: Mechanistic Differences between Static and Annealed Charge Distributions. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121, 4631-4641.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b01953

Li, X.; Bates, F.; Dorfman, K.D. Rapid conformational fluctuations in a model of methylcellulose. Phys. Rev. Materials, 2017, 1, 025604.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.1.025604

Ting, J.M.; Ricarte, R.G.; Schneiderman, D.K.; Saba, S.A.; Jiang, Y.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S.; Reineke, T.M.; Macosko, C.W.; Lodge, T.P. Polymer Day: Outreach Experiments for High School Students. J. Chem. Edu., 2017.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00767

Wenger, W.N.; Bates, F.S.; Aydil, E.S. Functionalization of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots with Poly(ethylene glycol): Ligand Exchange, Surface Coverage, and Dispersion Stability, 2017, 33 8239-8245.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01924

Wilkinson, N.; Dutcher, C.S. Taylor-Couette flow with radial fluid injection. AIP Review of Scientific Instruments, 2017, 88 083904.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4997340

Wilkinson, N.; Metaxas, A.; Brichetto, E.; Wickramaratne, S.; Reineke, T.M.; Dutcher, C.S. Ionic strength dependence of aggregate size and morphology on polymer-clay flocculation. Colloids and Surfaces A, 2017, 529 1037–1046.
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.06.085

Zheng, J.; Jung, S.; Schmidt, P.W.; Lodge, T.P.; Reineke,T.M. 2‑Hydroxyethylcellulose and Amphiphilic Block Polymer Conjugates Form Mechanically Tunable and Nonswellable Hydrogels. ACS Macro Letters, 2017, 6, 145-149.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00954

2017 IRG-3 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Bates, C.M.; Bates, F.S. 50th Anniversary Perspective: Block Polymers—Pure Potential. Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 3-22.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol6b02355

Höcherl, A.; Jäger, E.; Jäger, A.; Hrubý, M.; Konefał, R.; Janoušková, O.; Spěváček, J.; Jiang, Y.M.; Schmidt, P.W.; Lodge, T.P.; Stepanek, P. One-pot synthesis of reactive oxygen species (ROS)-self-immolative polyoxalate prodrug nanoparticles for hormone dependent cancer therapy with minimized side effects. Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 1999.
DOI: 10.1039/c7py00270j

2017 IRG-3 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Boyer, H.C.; Bzdek, B.R.; Reid, J.P.; Dutcher, C.S. Statistical Thermodynamic Model for Surface Tension of Organic and Inorganic Aqueous Mixtures. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121, 198-205.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b10057

Johnson, L.M.; Li, Z.; LaBelle, A.J.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M. Impact of Polymer Excipient Molar Mass and End Groups on Hydrophobic Drug Solubility Enhancement. Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 1102-1112.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02474

Li, Z.; Johnson, L.M.; Ricarte, R.G.; Yao, L.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S., Lodge, T.P. Enhanced Performance of Blended Polymer Excipients in Delivering a Hydrophobic Drug through the Synergistic Action of Micelles and HPMCAS. Langmuir, 2017, 33, 2837-2848.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00325

Radlauer, M.R.; Sinturel, C.; Asai, Y.; Arora, A.; Bates, F.S.; Dorfman, K.D.; Hillmyer, M.A. Morphological Consequences of Frustration in ABC Triblock Polymers. Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 446-458.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02112

Schulze, M.W.; Hillmyer, M.A. Tuning Mesoporosity in Cross-Linked Nanostructured Thermosets via Polymerization-Induced Microphase Separation. Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 997-1007.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02570


2016 IRG-3 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Chen, Q.; Chu, J.; Lodge, T.P.; Siepmann, I.J. Molecular Simulation of Olefin Oligomer Blend Phase Behavior. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 3975-3985.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00394

Laaser, J.E.; Lohmann, E.; Jiang, Y.; Reineke, T.M.; Lodge, T.P. Architecture-Dependent Stabilization of Polyelectrolyte Complexes between Polyanions and Cationic Triblock Terpolymer Micelles. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6644-6654.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01408

Li, T.; Heinzer, M.J.; Francis, L.F.; Bates, F.S. Engineering Superior Toughness in Commercially Viable Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy Resin. J. Polym. Sci. Part B., 2016, 54, 189-204.
DOI: 10.1002/polb.23894

Li, T.; Zhang, J.; Schneiderman, D.K.; Francis, L.F.; Bates, F.S. Toughening Glassy Poly(lactide) with Block Copolymer Micelles. ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 359-364.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00063
IRG-2/IRG-3 Collaboration

McGovern, M.; Dorfman, K.D.; Morse, D.C. Particle-Directed Assembly of Semiflexible Polymer Chains. Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 6214-6222.
DOI: 10.1039/c6sm00785f

Ruud, E.D.; Wilkinson, N.A.; Dutcher, C.S. Polymer and Particle Dynamics and Assembly in Varied Hydrodynamic Fields. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 217, 390–402.
DOI: 10.1002/macp.201500392

Sprouse, D.; Jiang, Y.; Laaser, J.E.; Lodge, T.P.; Reineke, T.M. Tuning Cationic Block Copolymer Micelle Size by pH and Ionic Strength. Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 2849-2859.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00654

Wilkinson, N.; Metaxas, A.; Ruud, E.; Raethke, E.; Wickramaratne, S.; Reineke, T.M.; Dutcher, C.S. Internal Structure Visualization of Polymer — Clay Flocculants using Fluorescence. Colloids and Interface Science Communications, 2016, 10-11, 1-5.
DOI: 10.1016/j.colcom.2016.03.002

2016 IRG-3 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Hall, C. C.; Zhou, C.; Danielsen, S. P. O.; Lodge, T.P.  Formation of Multicompartment Ion Gels by Stepwise Self-Assembly of a Thermoresponsive ABC Triblock Terpolymer in an Ionic Liquid. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 2298-2306.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02789

Lodge, T.P.; Ueki, T. Mechanically Tunable, Readily Processable Ion Gels by Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in Ionic Liquids. Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49, 2107-2114.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00308

Moughton, A.O.; Sagawa, T.; Yin, L.G.;  Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M.A. Multicompartment Micelles by Aqueous Self-Assembly of mu-A(BC)(n) Miktobrush Terpolymers. ACS Omega. 2016, 1, 1027-1033.
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00284

Sedlčeka, O.; Černocha, P.; Kučkaa, J.; Konefala, R.; Štěpneka, P.; Vetrka, M.; Lodge, T.P.; Hrubýa, M. Thermoresponsive polymers for nuclear medicine: Which polymer is the best. Langmuir, 2016, 32, 6115-6122.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01527

Szlag, V.M.; Styles, M.; Madison, L.; Campos, A.; Wagh, B.; Sprouse, D.; Schatz, G.C.; Reineke, T.M.; Haynes, C.L. SERS Detection of Ricin B-Chain via N-Acetyl-Galactosamine Glycopolymers. ACS Sensors, 2016, 1(7), 842-846
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00209

Zhang, J.Y.; Schneiderman, D.K.; Li, T.Q.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Design of Graft Block Polymer Thermoplastics. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 9108-9118.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02033

2016 IRG-3 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Boyer, H.C.; Dutcher, C.S. Statistical Thermodynamic Model for Surface Tension of Aqueous Organic Acids with Consideration of Partial Dissociation. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120, 4368-4375.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b01469

Chanpuriya, S.; Kim, K.; Zhang, J.; Lee, S.; Arora, A.; Dorfman, K.D.; Delaney, K.T.; Fredrickson, G.H.; Bates, F.S. Cornucopia of Nanoscale Ordered Phases in Sphere-Forming Tetrablock Terpolymers. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 4961-4972.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b00495

Chopade, S.A.; So, S.Y.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Lodge, T.P. Anhydrous Proton Conducting Polymer Electrolyte Membranes via Polymerization-Induced Microphase Separation. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 6200-6210.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b12366

Delgado, P.A.; Brutman, J.P.; Masica, K.; Molde, J.; Wood, B.; Hillmyer, M.A. High surface area carbon black (BP-2000) as a reinforcing agent for poly[(-)-lactide]. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2016, 133, 43926.
DOI: 10.1002/app.43926

Gallagher, J.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Reineke, T.M. Acrylic Triblock Copolymers Incorporating Isosorbide for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives. ACS. Sustainable. Chem. Eng., 2016, 4, 3379-3387.
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00455

Gillard, T.M.; Lee, S.; Bates, F.S. Dodecagonal quasicrystalline order in a diblock copolymer melt. PNAS, 2016, 113, 5171.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1601692113

Hickey, R.J.; Gillard, T.M.; Irwin, M.T.; Morse, D.C.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. Phase Behavior of Diblock Copolymer-Homopolymer Ternary Blends: Congruent First-Order Lamellar-Disorder Transition. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 7928-7944.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01872

Jain, A.; Sheats, J.; Reifenberger, J.G.; Cao, H.; Dorfman, K.D.Modeling the relaxation of internal DNA segments during genome mapping in nanochannels. AIP Biomicrofluidics, 2016, 10, 054117.
DOI: 10.10631/1.4964927

Mannion, A.M.; Bates, F.S.; Macosko, C.W. Synthesis and Rheology of Branched Multiblock Polymers Based on Polylactide. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 4587-4598.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00792

Metcalf, A.R.; Boyer, H.C.; Dutcher, C.S. Interfacial Tensions of Aged Organic Aerosol Particle Mimics using a Biphasic Microfluidic Platform. Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 50, 1251-1259.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04880

Mousavi, M.P.S.; Saba, S.A.; Anderson, E.L.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bühlmann, P. Avoiding Errors in Electrochemical Measurements: Effect of Frit Material on the Performance of Reference Electrodes with Porous Frit Junctions. Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 8706-8713.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b02025

Nasiri, M.; Reineke, T. Sustainable glucose-based block copolymers exhibit elastomeric and adhesive behavior. Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 5233-5240.
DOI: 10.1039/c6py00700g

Radlauer, M.R.; Matta, M.E.; Hillmyer, M.A. Regioselective cross metathesis for block and heterotelechelic polymer synthesis. Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 6269-6278.
DOI: 10.1039/c6py01231k

Ren, N.; Matta, M.E.; Martinez, H.; Walton, K.L.; Munro, J.C.; Schneiderman, D.K.; Hillmyer, M.A. Filler-Reinforced Elastomers Based on Functional Polyolefin Prepolymers. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 6106-6112.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b00426

Ricarte, R.G.; Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M.A. Nanoscale Concentration Quantification of Pharmaceutical Actives in Amorphous Polymer Matrices by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Langmuir, 2016, 32, 7411-7419.
DOI: 2010.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01745

Schneiderman, D.K.; Vanderlaan, M.E.; Mannion, A.M.; Panthani, T.R.; Batiste, D.C. Wang, J.Z.; Bates, F.A.; Macosko. C.W.; Hillmyer, M.A. Chemically Recyclable Biobased Polyurethanes. ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 515-518.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.6b00193

So, S.; Lodge, T.P. Size Control and Fraction of Ionic Liquid Filled Polymersomes with Glassy and Rubbery Bilayer Membranes. Langmuir, 2016, 32, 4959-4968.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b00946

Ting, J.M.; Tale, S.; Purchel, A.A.; Jones, S.D.; Widanapathirana, L.; Tolstyka, Z.P.; Guillaudeu, S.J.; Bates, F.S.; Reineke, T.M. High-Throughput Excipient Discovery Enables Oral Delivery of Poorly Soluble Pharmaceuticals. ACS Central Science, 2016, 2, 748-755.
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00268

Vanderlaan, ME.; Hillmyer, M.A. “Uncontrolled” Preparation of Disperse Poly(lactide)-blockpoly(styrene)-block-poly(lactide) for Nanopatterning Applications. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 8031-8040.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02014

Wang, Z.; Espin, L.; Bates, F.S.; Kumar, S.; Macosko, C.W. Water droplet spreading and imbibition on superhydrophilic poly (butylene terephthalate) melt-blown fiber mats. Chem. Eng. Sci., 2016, 146, 104-114.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2016.02.006

Wang, Z.F.; Liu, X.T.; Macosko, C.W.; Bates, F.S. Nanofibers from water-extractable melt-blown immiscible polymer blends. Polymer, 2016, 101, 269-273.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.08.058

Wang, Z.; Macosko, C.W.; Bates, F.S. Fluorine Enriched Melt Blown Fibers from Polymer Blends of Poly(butylene terephthalate) and a Perfluorinated Multiblock Copolyester. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 54, 754-761.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b09976

Xu, J.; Mattal, V.; Bates, F.S. Toughened Isotactic Polypropylene: Phase Behavior and Mechanical Properties of Blends with Strategically Designed Random Copolymer Modifiers. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6497-6506.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01521

Yao, L.; Oquendo, L.E.; Schulze, M.W.; Lewis, R.M.; Gladfelter, W.L.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(cyclohexylethylene)-block-Poly(lactide) Oligomers for Ultrasmall Nanopatterning Using Atomic Layer Deposition. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 7431-7439.
DOI: 1021/acsami.5b12785

Yuewen, X.; Delgado, P.; Todd, A.D.; Loi, J.; Saba, S.A.; McEneany, R.J.; Tower, T.; Topolkaraev, V.; Macosko, C.W.; Hillmyer, M.A. Lightweight micro-cellular plastics from polylactide/polyolefin hybrids. Polymer, 2016, 102, 73-83.
DOI: 10.106/j.polyer.201608.102

Zhang, Q.; Molenda, M.; Reineke, T.M. Epoxy Resin Thermosets Derived from Trehalose and β-Cyclodextrin. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 8397-8406.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01861


2015 IRG-3 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Laaser, J. E.; Jiang, Y.; Sprouse, D.; Reineke, T. M.; Lodge, T. P. pH- and Ionic-Strength-Induced Contraction of Polybasic Micelles in Buffered Aqueous Solutions. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 2677-2685.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00360

Schulze, M.W.; Sinturel, C.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(cyclohexylethylene)-block-poly(ethylene oxide) Block Polymers for Metal Oxide Templating. ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 1027−1032.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00458

Sinturel, C.; Bates, F.S.; Hillmyer, M.A. High χ-Low N Block Polymers: How Far Can We Go? ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4, 1044-1050.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00472

Zhou, C.; Toombes, G.E.S.; Wasbrough, M.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Lodge, T.P. Structure of Two-Compartment Hydrogels from Thermoresponsive ABC Triblock Terpolymers. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 5934–5943.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00584

2015 IRG-3 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

McAllister, J.W.; Schmidt, P.W.; Dorfman, K.D.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. Thermodynamics of Aqueous Methylcellulose Solutions. Macromomolecules, 2015, 48, 7205-7215.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01544

2015 IRG-3 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Boyer, H.; Wexler, A.S.; Dutcher, C.S. Parameter Interpretation and Reduction for a Unified Statistical Mechanical Surface Tension Model. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2015, 6, 3384–3389.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b01346

Hickey, R. J.; Gillard, T. M.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. Influence of Composition Fluctuations on the Linear Viscoelastic Properties of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers Near the Order-Disorder Transition. ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 260-265.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00014

Jackson, E.A.; Lee, Y.; Radlauer, M.R.; Hillmyer, M.A. Well-Ordered Nanoporous ABA Copolymer Thin Films via Solvent Vapor Annealing, Homopolymer Blending, and Selective Etching of ABAC Tetrablock Terpolymers.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 27331−27339.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b08856

Laaser, J. E.; Jiang, Y.; Petersen, S.R.; Reineke, T.M.; Lodge, T.P. Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes of Polycationic Micelles and Linear Polyanions: Structural Stability and Temporal Evolution. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2015, 119, 15919-15928.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b09010

Lu, J.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P. Remarkable Effect of Molecular Architecture on Chain Exchange in Triblock Copolymer Micelles. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 2667-2676.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00294

McAllister, J.W.; Lott, J.R.; Schmidt, P.W.; Sammler, R.L.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P. Linear and Non-linear Rheological Behavior of Fibrillar Methylcellulose Hydrogels. ACS Macro Letters, 2015, 4, 538-542.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00150

Ricarte, R.G.; Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M.A. Detection of Pharmaceutical Drug Crystallites in Solid Dispersions by Transmission Electron Microscopy. Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2015, 12, 983–990.
DOI: 10.1021/mp500682x

Schneiderman, D.K.; Hill, E.M.; Martello, M.T.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(lactide)-block-poly(ε-caprolactone-co-ε-decalactone)-block-poly(lactide) Copolymer Elastomers. Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 3641–3651.
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00202H

Ting, J.M.; Navale, T.S.; Jones, S.D.; Bates, F.S.; Reineke, T.M. Deconstructing HPMCAS: Excipient Design to Tailor Polymer-drug Interactions for BCS Class II Drugs.ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., 2015, 1, 978-990.
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00234

Widanapathirana, L.; Tale, S.; Reineke, T.M. Dissolution and Solubility Enhancement of the Highly Lipophilic Drug Phenytoin via Interaction with Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-vinylpyrrolidone) Excipients. Mol. Pharm., 2015, 12, 2537-2543.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.5b00202

Seed: Foster Innovation and Promote MRSEC Growth



2017 Seed publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Gage, T.E.; Dulal, P.; Solheid, P.A.; Flannigan, D. J.; Stadler, B.J.H. Si-integrated ultrathin films of phase-pure Y3Fe5O12 (YIG) via novel two-step rapid thermal anneal. Materials Research Letters, 2017, 129, 5285.
DOI: 10.1080/21663831.2017.1295285

Khaliji, K.; Fallahi, A.; Martin-Moreno, L.; Low, T. Tunable plasmon-enhanced birefringence in ribbon array of anisotropic two-dimensional materials. Phys Review B, 2017, 201401(R).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.201401

2017 Seed publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Flannigan, D.J.; Plemmons, D.A. Ultrafast Electron Microscopy: Instrument Response from the Single-Electron to High Bunch-Charge Regimes. Chemical Physics Letters, 2017, 683, 186-192.
DOI: j.cplett.2017.01.055

Gangaraj, S.A.H.; Low, T.; Nemilentsau, A.; Hanson, G.W. Directive Surface Plasmons on Tunable Two-Dimensional Hyperbolic Metasurfaces and Black Phosphorus: Green's Function and Complex Plane Analysis. IEEE, 2017, 65, 3.
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2016.2633900

2017 Seed publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Chen, C.; Youngblood, N.; Peng, R.; Yoo, D.; Mohr, D.A.; Johnson, T.W.; Oh, S.-H.; Li, M. Three-Dimensional Integration of Black Phosphorus Photodetector with Silicon Photonics and Nanoplasmonics. Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 985-881.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04332

Hintsala, E. D.; Bhowmick, S.; Yueyue, X.; Ballarini, R.; Asif, S.A.S.; Gerberich, W. W.;  Temperature dependent fracture initiation in microscale silicon. Scripta Materialia, 2017, 130, 78-82.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2016.11.016

Joung, D.; Nemilentsau, A.; Agarwal, K.; Dai, C.; Liu, C.; Su, Q.; Li, J.; Low, T.; Koester, S.J.; Cho, J.-H. Self-Assembled Three-Dimensional Graphene-Based Polyhedrons Inducing Volumetric Light Confinement. Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 3, 1987-1994.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b05412


2016 Seed publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Cremons, D. R.; Flannigan, D. J. Direct In Situ Thermometry: Variations in Reciprocal Lattice Vectors and Challenges with the Debye-Waller Effect. Ultramicroscopy, 2016, 161, 10-16.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.10.022

Cremons, D. R.; Plemmons, D. A.; Flannigan, D. J. Morphological Modulation of Acoustic Phonons Imaged with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy. Microsc. Microanal., 2016, 22, 1632-1633.
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927616009004

Cremons, D.R.; Plemmons, D.A.; Flannigan, D.J. Femtosecond electron imaging of defect-modulated phonon dynamics. Nature Communications, 2016, 7. 
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11230

Flannigan, D. J.; Cremons, D. R.; Valley, D. T. Multimodal visualization of the optomechanical response of silicon cantilevers with ultrafast electron microscopy. Journal of Materials Research, 2016, 32, 239-247.
DOI: 10.15557/jmr.2016.360

Joung, D.; Agarwal, K.; Park, H.R.; Liu, C.; Oh, S.-H.; Cho, J.H. Self-Assembled Multifunctional 3D Microdevices. Adv. Electron.Mater., 2016, 2, 1500459.
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201500459

Kucukgok, B.; Wu, X.W.; Wang, X.J.; Liu, Z.Q.; Ferguson, I.T.; Lu, N. The Structural Properties of InGaN Alloys and the Interdependence on the Thermoelectric Behavior. AIP Advances, 2016, 6, 025305.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4941934

Plemmons, D. A.; Flannigan, D. J. Discrete Chromatic Aberrations Arising from Photoinduced Electron-Photon Interactions in Ultrafast Electron Microscopy. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120.
DOI: 1021/acs.jpca.6b0296

Wu, X.W.; Ni, Y.X.; Zhu, J.; Burrows, N.D.; Murphy, C.J.; Dumitrica, T.; and Wang, X.J. Thermal Transport across Surfactant Layers on Gold Nanorods in Aqueous Solution. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 10581-10589.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b12163

2016 Seed publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Chen, J.Y.; Zhu, J.; Zhang, D.; Lattery, D.; Li, M.; Wang, J.-P.; Wang, X.J. Time-Resolved Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect of Magnetic Nano-Films for Ultrafast Thermal Characterization. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2016, 7, 2328-2332. 
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00945

Connell, R.; Ferry, V.E.; Integrating Photonics with Luminescent Solar Concentrators: Optical Transport in the Presence of Photonic Mirrors. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2016, 120, 20991-20997.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b03304

Dulal, P.; Block, A.D.; Gage, T.E.; Haldren, H.A.; Sung, S.-Y.; Hutchings, D.C.; Stadler, B.J.H. Optimized Magneto-optical Isolator Designs Inspired by Seedlayer-Free Terbium Iron Garnets with Opposite Chirality. ACS Photonics, 2016, 3, 1818-1825.
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00313

Kumar, A.; Nemilentsau, A.; Fung, K.H.; Hanson, G.; Fang, N.X.; Low, T. Chiral plasmon in gapped Dirac systems. Phys. Rev. B, 2016, 93, 04141.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.041413

Schliep, K.B.; Chen, J.-Y.; Li, M.; Wang, J.-P.; Flannigan, D.J.Laser-initiated magnetization reversal and correlated morphological effects visualized with in situ Fresnel transmission electron microscopy. Physical Review B, 2016, 94, 104407. 
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB..94.104407

Valley, D.T.; Ferry, V.E.; Flannigan, D.J. Imaging Intra- and Interparticle Acousto-plasmonic Vibrational Dynamics with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 7302-7308. 
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03975

Xu, P.; Ayino, Y.; Cheng, C.; Pribiag, V.S.; Comes, R.B.; Sushko, P.V.; Chambers, S.A.; Jalan, B. Predictive Control over Charge Density in the Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at the Polar-Nonpolar NdTiO3 SrTiO3 Interface. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016, 117, 106803.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.106803

Zhang, B.; Cheng, X. Structures and Dynamics of Glass-Forming Colloidal Liquids under Spherical Confinement. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2016, 116, 098302.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.098302

Zhu, J.; Chen, J-Y; Park, H.; Gu, X; Zhang, H.; Karthikeyan, S.; Wendel, N.; Campbell, S.; Dawber, M.; Du, X.; Wang, J-P.; Yang, R.; Wang, X. Revealing the Origins of 3D Anisotropic Thermal Conductivities of Black Phosphorus. Adv. Electronic Mats., 2016, 2, 1600040.
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201600040

Zhu, J.; Zhu, Y.; Wu, X.W.; Song, H.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, X.J. Structure-Thermal Property Correlation of Aligned Silicon Dioxide Nanorod Arrays. Applied Physics Letters, 2016108, 231903.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4953625

2016 Seed publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Jiang, Y.; Liu, J.; Suri, P. K.; Kennedy, G.; Thadhani, N. N.; Flannigan, D. J.; Wang, J.-P. Preparation of an α”-Fe16N2 Magnet via a Ball Milling and Shock Compaction Approach. Adv. Eng. Mater., 2016,  18,1009-1016.
DOI: 10.1002/adem.201500455

Park, S.; He, S.Y.; Wang, J.N.; Stein, A.; Macosko, C.W. Graphene-polythylene nanocomposites: Effect of graphene functionalization. Polym., 2016, 104, 1-9.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2016.09.058

Shore, D.; Pailloux, S.L.; Zhang, J.; Gage, T.; Flannigan, D.J.; Garwood, M.; Pierre, V.C.; Stadler, B.J.H. Electrodeposited Fe and Fe–Au nanowires as MRI contrast agents. Chemical Communications, 2016,  52, 12634-12637.
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06991F

Suri, P. K.; Yan, J.; Mandrus, D. G.; Flannigan, D. J. Dynamical Scattering and Electron Channeling in Orthorhombic and Tetragonal LaFeAsO. J. Phys. Chem.C, 2016, 120(33), 18931-18938.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06339

Taherina, D.; Smith, C.E.; Ghosh, S.; Odoh, S.O; Balhorn, L.; Gagliardi, L.; Cramer, C.J.; Frisbie, C.D. Change Transport in 4 nm Molecular Wires with Interupted Conjugation: Combined Experimental and Computational Evidence for Thermally Assisted Polaron Tunneling. ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 4372-4383.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b08126


2015 Seed publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Plemmons, D. A.; Suri, P. K.; Flannigan, D. J. Probing Structural and Electronic Dynamics with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy. Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27, 3178-3192.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00433

Sharma, A.; Orlowski, G.; Zhu, Y.; Shore, D.; Kim, S.; DiVito, M.; Hubel, A.; Stadler, B. Inducing cells to self-disperse non-toxic Ni nanowires via integrin-mediated responses. Nanotechnology, 2015, 26, 135102.
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/13/135102

2015 Seed publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Youngdong Y.; Degregorio, Z.P.; Johns, J.E. Seed Crystal Heterogeneity Controls Lateral and Vertical Heteroepitaxy of Monolayer MoS2 and WS2. JACS, 2015, 137, 14281–14287.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b06643

2015 Seed publications resulting from use of shared facilities

Cremons, D.R.; Flannigan, D.J. Diffraction-Ring Contraction as a Method of In Situ Thermometry in TEM. Microsc. Microanal., 2015, 21, 967-968.
DOI: 10.1017/S143192761500563

Suri, P. K.; Yan, J.; Mandrus, D.; Flannigan, D. J. Dynamical Effects on Atomic-Resolution Imaging and Diffraction of the Tetragonal and Orthorhombic Phases of LaFeAsO. Microsc. Microanal., 2015, 21, 813-814.
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927615004869

All Publications

For all previous MRSEC publications, see lists of publications from Annual Reports sorted by award number and year:

Current MRSEC Award DMR-1420013 (November 1, 2014 – present)

11/01/2014 – 10/31/2015

08/1/2015 – 10/31/2016

02/13/2016 – 10/31/2017

MRSEC Award DMR-0819885 (September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2014)

09/01/2008 – 02/28/2009

03/01/2009 – 02/28/2010

03/01/2010 – 02/28/2011

03/01/2011 – 02/29/2012

03/01/2012 – 02/28/2013

03/01/2013 – 02/28/2014

MRSEC Award DMR-0212302 (September 1, 2002 – August 31, 2008)

09/01/2002 – 04/30/2003

05/01/2003 – 04/30/2004

05/01/2004 – 04/30/2005

05/01/2005 – 04/30/2006

05/01/2006 – 04/30/2007

05/01/2007 – 04/30/2008

MRSEC Award DMR-9809364 (September 1, 1998 – August 31, 2002)

09/01/1998 – 04/30/1999

05/01/1999 – 04/30/2000

05/01/2000 – 04/30/2001

05/01/2001 – 04/30/2002

Funded by the National Science Foundation through the University of Minnesota MRSEC under Award Number DMR-1420013

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