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2008 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support


Abbas, S.; Lodge, T.P. Depletion Interactions: Effects of Added Homopolymer on Ordered Phases Formed by Spherical Block Copolymer Micelles. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 8895.

Abbas, S.; Lodge, T.P. Superlattice Formation in Binary Mixtures of Block Copolymer Micelles. Langmuir, 2008, 24, 6247.

Bang, J.; Lodge, T.P. On the Selection of FCC and BCC Lattices in Poly(styrene-b-isoprene) Copolymer Micelles. Macromolecular Research, 2008, 16, 51.

Chan, M.; Parker, J.S.; Crowell P.A.; Leighton, C. Identification and Separation of Two Distinct Contributions to the Training Effect in Polycrystalline Exchange Biased Co/FeMn Bilayers. Phys. Rev. B, 2008, 77, 014420.

Cho, J.H.; Lee, J.; Kim, B.; He, Y.; Lodge, T.P.; Frisbie, C.D. High Capacitance Ion Gel Gate Dielectrics with Faster Polarization Response Times for Organic Thin Film Transistors. Adv. Mater., 2008, 20, 686.

Cho, J.-H.; Lee, J.; Xia, Y.; Kim, B.-S.; He, Y.; Renn, M.J.; Lodge, T.P.; Frisbie, C.D. Printable Ion Gel Gate Dielectrics for Low Voltage Polymer Thin Film Transistors on Plastic. Nature Materials, 2008, 7, 900.

Davis, K.P.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. Vesicle Membrane Thickness in Aqueous Dispersions of Block Copolymer Blends. Macromolecules, 2008, ­41, 8289.

Demirgöz, D.; Garg, A.; Kokkoli, E. PR_b-Targeted PEGylated Liposomes for Prostate Cancer Therapy. Langmuir, 2008, 24, 13518.

Hamilton, B.D.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Ward, M.D. Glycine Polymorphism in Nanoscale Crystallization Chambers. Crystal Growth & Design, 2008, 8, 3368.

Hammer, D.A.; Robbins, G.R.; Lin, J.J.; Smith, L.A.; Ghoroghchian, P.P.; Therien, M. J.; Bates, F.S. Leuko-Polymersomes. Farady Discussions, 2008, 139, 1.

Jain, S.; Dyrdal, M.H.E.; Gong, X.; Scriven, L.E.; Bates, F.S. Lyotropic Phase Behavior of Poly(ethyleneoxide)-Poly(butadiene) Diblock Copolymers: Evolution of the Random Network Morphology. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 3305.

Kortshagen, U.; Anthony, R.; Gresback, R; Holman, Z.; Ligman, R.; Liu, C.-Y.; Mangolini, L.; Campbell S.A. Plasma Synthesis of Group IV Quantum Dots for Luminescence and Photovoltaic Applications. Pure & Appl. Chem., 2008, 1901.

Kubo, T.; Wang, R.F.; Olson, D.A.; Rodwogin, M.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Leighton, C. Spontaneous Alignment of Self-Assembled ABC Triblock Terpolymers for Large-Area Nanolithography. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 133112.

Liu, C.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Lodge, T.P. Evolution of Multicompartment Micelles to Mixed Corona Micelles Using Solvent Mixtures. Langmuir, 2008, 24, 12001.

Lynd, N.A.; Meuler, A.J.; Hillmyer, M.A. Polydispersity and Block Copolymer Self-Assembly. Prog. Polym. Sci., 2008, 33, 875.

Muntwiler, M.; Yang, Q.; Tisdale, W.A.; Zhu, X.-Y. Coulomb Barrier for Charge Separation at an Organic Semiconductor Interface. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2008, 101, 196403.

Muntwiler, M.; Zhu, X.-Y. Image Potential States on the Metallic (111) Surface of Bismuth. New J. Phys., 2008, 10, 113018.

Pi, X.D.; Gresback, R.; Liptak, R.W.; Campbell, S.A.; Kortshagen, U. Doping Efficiency, Dopant Location, and Oxidation of Si Nanocrystals. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 92, 123102.

Pi, X.D.; Liptak, R.W.; Nowak, J.D.; Wells, N.; Carter, C.B.; Campbell, S.A.; Kortshagen, U.  Air-Stable Full-Visible-Spectrum Emission from Silicon Nanocrystal Ensembles Synthesized by an All-Gas-Phase Plasma Approach. Nanotechnology, 2008, 19(24), 245603.

Ranjan, A.; Qin, J.; Morse, D.C. Linear Response and Stability of Ordered Phases of Block Copolymer Melts. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 942.

Saito, N.; Liu, C.; Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M.A. Multicompartment Micelles from Polyester-Containing ABC Miktoarm Star Terpolymers. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 8815.

Schroepfer, D.D.; Ruden, P.P.; Xia, Y.; Frisbie, C.D.; Shaheen, S.E. Hydrostatic Pressure Effects on Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Thin Film Transistors. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 92, 013305.

Tan, L.; McGary, P.D.; Stadler, B.J.H. Controlling the Angular Response of Magnetoresistance in Co/Cu Multilayered Nanowires using Co Crystallographic Orientation. J. Appl. Phys., 2008, 103, 07B504.



2008 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support


Carlson, B.; Leschkies, K.; Aydil, E.S.; Zhu, X.-Y. Valence Band Alignment at Cadium Selenide Quantum Dot and ZnO Interfaces. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 8419.

Kaake, L.; Zhu, X.-Y. Charge Transport, Nanostructure and the Mott Insulator-to-Metal Transition in Poly(3-hexylthiophene). J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 16174.

Kubo, T.; Wang, R.; Olson, D.; Rodwogin, M.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Leighton, C. Spontaneous Alignment of Self-assembled ABC Triblock Terpolymers for Large-area Nanolithography. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 133112-1.

Lindquist, N.C.; Luhman, W.A.; Oh, S.-H.; Holmes, R.J. Plasmonic Nanocavity Arrays for Enhanced Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaic Cells. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 123308.

Liu, B.; Boercker, J.E.; Aydil, E.S. Oriented Single Crystalline Titanium Dioxide Nanowires. Nanotechnology, 2008, 19, 505604.

Mahanthappa, M.K.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Mechanical Consequences of Molecular Composition on Failure in Polyolefin Composites Containing Glassy, Elastomeric, and Semicrystalline Components. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 1341.

Mao, H.; Hillmyer, M.A. Morphological Behavior of Polystyrene-b-Polylactide/ Polystyrene-b-Poly(ethylene oxide) Blends.  Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2008, 209, 1647.

Meuler, A.J.; Ellison, C.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Polydispersity-Induced Stabilization of the Core-Shell Gyroid. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 6272.

Mook, W.M.; Lund, M.S.; Leighton, C.; Gerberich, W.W.  Flow Stresses and Activation Volumes for Highly Deformed Nanoposts. Mat. Sci. & Eng. A., 2008, 493, 12.

Park, S.; Fitzsimmons, M.R.; Majkrzak, C.F.; Schultz, B.D.; Palmstrøm, C.J. The Influence of Growth Temperature and Annealing on the Magnetization Depth Profiles Across Ferromagnetic/Semiconductor Interfaces. J. Appl. Phys., 2008, 104, 083905.

Sykora, M.; Mangolini, L.; Schaller, R.D.; Kortshagen, U.; Jurbergs, D.; Klimov, V.I. Size-Dependent Intrinsic Radiative Decay Rates of Silicon Nanocrystals at Large Confinement Energies. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2008, 100, 067401.

Tisdale, W.A.; Muntwiler, M.; Norris, D.J.; Aydil, E.S.; Zhu, X.-Y. Electron Dynamics at the ZnO(10(1)over-bar0) Surface. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 14682.

Wang, C.; Pham, P. Polymers for Viral Gene Delivery. Exp. Opin. Drug Delivery, 2008, 5(4), 385.

Valentini, P.; Dumitrica, T. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nanoparticle-Surface Collisions in Silicon. J. Nano Res., 2008, 1, 23.



2008 publications resulting from use of Shared Facilities


Bai, Z.; He, Y.; Young, N.P.; Lodge, T.P. A Thermoreversible Micellization-Transfer-Demicellization Shuttle between Water and an Ionic Liquid. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 6615.

Beaber, A.R.; Hafiz, J.; Heberlein, J.V.R.; Gerberich, W.W.; Girshick, S.L. Wear Behavior in SiC-TiX Multilayered Nanocomposite Coatings. Surface and Coatings Technology, 2008, 203, 771.

Boudouris, B.W.; Frisbie, C.D.; Hillmyer, M.A. Nanoporous poly(3-alkylthiophene) Thin Films Generated from Block Copolymer Templates. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 67.

Bruno, F.Y.; Garcia-Barriocanal, J.; Torija, M.A.; Rivera, A.; Sefrioui, Z.; Leighton, C.; Leon, C.; Santamaria, J. Effects of Interface States on the Transport Properties of All-Oxide La0.82Sr0.18CoO3/ SrTi0.99 Nb0.01O3 pn Heterojunctions.  Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 92(8), 082106.

Downey, P.R.; Flatau, A.B.; McGary, P.D.; Stadler, B.J.H. Effect of Magnetic Field on the Mechanical Properties of Magnetostrictive Iron-Gallium Nanowires. J. Appl. Phys. 2008, 103, 07D305.

Edgar; J.; Kumar, S.; Bates, F.S.; Penn, R.; Shantz, D.; Tsapatsis, M.; Maheshwari, S. Layer Structure Preservation during Swelling, Pillaring and Exfoliation of a Zeolite Precursor. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 4048.

Erbs, J.J.; Gilbert, B.; Penn, R.L. Influence of Size on Reductive Dissolution of Six-Line Ferrihydrite. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 12127.

Gaikwad, A.; Wood, E.R.; Ngai, T.; Lodge, T.P. Two Calorimetric Glass Transitions in Miscible Blends Containing Poly(ethyleneoxide). Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 2502.

Hariskrishnan, G.; Macosko, C.W.; Choi, J.H.; Bischof, J.C.; Singh, S.N. A Simple Transient Method for Measurement of Thermal Conductivity of Rigid Polyurethane Foams. J. Cellular Plastics, 2008, 44, 481.

Hu, Z.; Chen, L.; Betts, D.; Pandya, A.; Hillmyer, M.A.; DeSimone, J.M. Optically Transparent, Amphiphilic Networks Based on Blends of Perfluoropolyethers and Poly(ethyleneglycol). J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 14244.

Isley, S.L.; Penn, R.L. Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles: Effect of Sol-Gel pH on Phase Composition, Particle Size, and Particle Growth Mechanism. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 4469.

Jing, F.; Hillmyer, M.A. A Bifunctional Monomer Derived Directly from Lactide for Toughening Polylactide. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 13826.

Khandwal, R.; Qi, X.; Sung, S.; Stadler, B.J.H. Opening of Hybrid Band Gaps in Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystals of Pb(Mg1/3Nb1/3)O3-PbTiO3 having Very Low Refractive Index Contrast. IEEE Photonic Technology Letters, 2008, 20(9), 673.

LeBeau, J. M.; Hu, Q.; Palmstrøm, C. J.; Stemmer, S. Atomic Structure of Post Growth Annealed Epitaxial Fe/(001)GaAs Interfaces.  Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93, 121909.

Liu, J.;  Sue, H.-J.; Thompson, Z.J.; Bates, F.S.; Dettloff, M.; Jacob, G.; Verghese, N.; Pham, H. Nano-Cavitation in Self-Assembled Amphiphilic Block Copolymer-Modified Epoxy. Macromolecules, 2008, ­­41, 7616.

Macosko, C.W.; Hoye T.; Ji, S.J. Diamino Telechelic Polybutadienes for Solventless Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) Triblock Copolymer Formation. Polymer, 2008, 49(24), 5307.

Macosko, C.W.; Kaşgöv, A.; Durmus, A. Mechanical Properties of Linear Low-density Polyethylene (LLDPE)/clay Nanocomposites: Estimation of Aspect Ratio and Interfacial Strength by Composite Models.  J. Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics, 2008, 47, 608.

Macosko, C.W.; Kim, H. Morphology and Properties of Poly Polyester/Exfoliated Graphite Nanocomposites. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 3317.

Meuler, A.; Fleury, G.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Structure and Mechanical Properties of an Orthorhombic Fddd Network-Forming Pentablock Terpolymer. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 5809.

Muntwiler, M.; Yang, Q.; Tisdale, W.A.; Zhu, X.-Y. Coulomb Barrier for Charge Separation at an Organic Semiconductor Interface. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2008, 101, 196403.

Muntwiler, M.; Zhu, X.-Y. Image Potential States on the Metallic (111) Surface of Bismuth. New J. Phys., 2008, 10, 113018.

Noro, A.; Matsushita, Y.; Lodge, T.P. Thermoreversible Supramacromolecules via Hydrogen Bonding in an Ionic Liquid. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 5839.

Olson, D.A.; Chen, L.; Hillmyer, M.A. Templating Nanoporous Polymers with Ordered Block Copolymers. Chem. Mater., 2008, 20, 869.

Orlyanchik, V.; Weissman, M.B.; Torija, M.A.; Sharma, M.; Leighton, C. Strongly Inhomogeneous Conduction in Cobaltite Films: Non-Gaussian Resistance Noise. Phys. Rev. B, 2008, 78, 094430.

Ratkovich, A.S.; Penn, R.L. Controlling Oriented Aggregation using Increasing Reagent Concentrations and Trihalo Acetic Acid Surfactants. J. Solid State Chem., 2008, 181, 1600.

Schroepfer, D.D.; Ruden, P.P.; Xia, Y.; Frisbie, C.D.; Shaheen, S.E. Hydrostatic Pressure Effects on Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Thin Film Transistors. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 92, 013305.

Shrivastava, A.; Cussler, E.L.; Kumar, S. Mass Transfer Enhancement due to a Soft Elastic Boundary. Chem. Engr. Sci., 2008, 63, 4302.

Shrivastava, A.; Kumar, S.; Cussler, E.L. Predicting the Effect of Membrane Spacers on Mass Transfer. J. Memb. Sci., 2008, 323, 247.

Simone, P.M.; Lodge, T.P. Lyotropic Phase Behavior of Polybutadiene-Poly(ethylene oxide) Block Copolymers in Ionic Liquids. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 1753.

Smith, R.X.; Hoch, M.J.R.; Kuhns, P.L.; Moulton, W.G.; Reyes, A.P.; Boebinger, G.S.; Mitchell, J.; Leighton, C. Spin Polarons in La1-xSrxCoO3 Single Crystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2008, 78, 092201.

Yao X. F.; Malmhall R.; Ranjan  R; Wang, J. P. Observation of Intermediate States in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions with Composite Free Layer. IEEE Transactions of Magnetics, 2008, 44(11), 2496.

Zeroni, I.; Ozair, S.; Lodge, T.P. Component Terminal Dynamics in Poly(ethylene oxide)/Poly(methylmethacrylate) Blends. Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 5033.

Zhang, B.; Liao, Y.-C.; Roberts, J.T.; Girshick, S.L. Growth of Coatings on Nanoparticles by Photoinduced Chemical Vapor Deposition. J. Nanopart. Res. 2008, 10, 173.





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