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2009 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Abbas, S.; Cowman, C.D. ; Lodge, T.P. Effect of Added Homopolymer on the Hexagonal Phase Formed by Cylindrical Block Copolymer Micelles in a Selective Solvent. Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2009, 30, 352.

Anthony, R.; Kortshagen, U. Photoluminescence Quantum Yields of Amorphous and Crystalline Silicon Nanoparticles. Physical Review B, 2009, 80(11), 6.

Bader, M.; Pham, P.T.T.; Nassar, B.R.; Lin, H.; Xia, Y.; Frisbie, C.D. Extended 7,7,8,8-Tetracyano-p-quinodimethane-Based Acceptors: How Molecular Shape and Packing Impact Electron Accepting Behavior. Crys. Growth Design, 2009, 9, 4599.

Coropceanu, V.; Sanchez-Carrera, R.S.; Paramonov, P.; Day, G.M.; Bredas, J.L. The Interaction of Charge Carriers with Lattice Vibrations in Organic Molecular Semiconductors: Napthalene as a Case Study. J. of Phys. Chem., 2009, 113, 4679.

Demirgöz, D.; Pangburn, T.O.; Davis, K.P.; Lee, S.; Bates, F.S.; Kokkoli, E. PR_b-Targeted Delivery of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α by Polymersomes for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer. Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 2011.

Guo, F.; McKusky, G.; Dahlberg, E.D. An Investigation of the Magnetic State Dependent Low Frequency Noise in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions. Applied Physics Letters, 2009, 95, 062512.

Ha, J.-M.; Hamilton, B.D.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Ward, M.D. Phase Behavior and Polymorphism of Organic Crystals Confined within Nanoscale Chambers. Crystal Growth and Design, 2009, 9, 4766.

Hamilton, B.D.; Weissbuch, I.; Lahav, M.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Ward, M.D. Manipulating Crystal Orientation in Nanoscale Cylindrical Pores by Stereochemical Inhibition. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 2588.

Heimel, G.; Zojer, E.; Romaner, L.; Bredas, J.L.; Stallacci, F. Doping Molecular Wires. NanoLetters, 2009, 9, 2559.

Holm, J.T.; Roberts, J.T. Sintering, Coalescence, and Compositional Changes of Hydrogen-Terminated Silicon Nanoparticles as a Function of Temperature. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2009, 113, 15955.

Holm, J.T.; Roberts, J. T. Thermally Induced Hydrosilylation at Deuterium-Terminated Silicon Nanoparticles: An Investigation of the Radical Chain Propagation Mechanism. Langmuir, 2009, 25, 7050.

Hsu, H.; Umemoto, K.; Cococcioni, M.; Wentzcovitch, R.M. First Principles Study of Low-spin LaCoO3 with Structurally Consistent Hubbard U.  Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 79, 125124.

Huang, X.; Tan L.; Cho, H.; Stadler, B.J.H. Magnetoresistance and Spin Transfer Torque in Electrodeposited Co/Cu Multilayered Nanowire Arrays with Small Diameters. Journal of Applied Physics, 2009, 103, 07B504.

Jones, B.H.; Lodge, T.P. High-Temperature Nanoporous Ceramic Monolith from a Polymeric Bicontinuous Microemulsion Template. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 1676.

Kang, M.S.; Lee, J.; Norris, D.J.; Frisbie, C.D. High Carrier Densities Achieved at Low Voltages in Ambipolar PbSe Nanocrystal Thin-Film Transistors. Nano Lett., 2009, 9, 3848.

Katz, J.S.; Levine, D.H.; Davis, K.P.; Bates, F.S.; Hammer, D.A.; Burdick, J.A. Membrane Stabilization of Biodegradable Polymersomes. Langmuir, 2009, 25, 4429.

Kim, A.J.; Kaucher, M.S.; Davis, K.P.; Imam, M.R.; Christian, M.A.; Levine, D.H.; Peterca, M.; Bates, F.S.; Percec, V.; Hammer, D.A. Proton Transport from Dendritic Helical Pore Incorporated Polymersomes. Advanced Functional Materials, 2009, 19, 2930.

Kjelstrup-Hansen, J.; Norton, J.E.; da Silva Filho, D.A.; Bredas, J.L.; Rubahn, H.G. Charge Transport in Oligo Phenylene and Phenylene-Thiophene Nanofibers. Organic Electronics, 2009, 10, 1228.

Kobayashi, S.; Lu, C.; Hoye, T.R.; Hillmyer, M.A. Controlled Polymerization of a Cyclic Diene Prepared from the Ring-Closing Metathesis of a Naturally Occurring Monoterpene. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 7960.

Kobrinskii, A.I.; Goldman, A.M.; Pennycook, S.J.; Varela, M. Thickness Dependence of the Exchange Bias in Epitaxial Manganite Bilayers. Phys. Rev. B., 2009, 79, 094405.

Lee, J.; Kaake, L.G.; Cho, J.H.; Zhu, X.-Y.; Lodge, T.P.; Frisbie, C.D. Ion Gel Gated Polymer Thin-Film Transistors: Operating Mechanism and Characterization of Gate Dielectric Capacitance, Switching Speed, and Stability.  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 8972.

Lee, P.C.; Macosko, C.W. Die Design for Layer Thickness Uniformity in Multilayer Coextrusion. SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2009, 1542.

Lee, P.C.; Park, H.E.; Morse, D.C.; Macosko, C.W. Polymer-Polymer Interfacial Slip in Multilayered Films. J.Rheol., 2009, 53(4), 893.

Lee, S.H.; Bantz, K.C.; Lindquist, N.C.; Oh, S.-H.; Haynes, C.L. Self-Assembled Plasmonic Nanohole Arrays. Langmuir, 2009, 25(23), 13685.

Liptak, R. W.; Thomas III, J. H.; Kortshagen, U.; Campbell, S.A. SF6 Dry Etching of Silicon Nanocrystals. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, 035603.

Liu, B.; Aydil, E.S. Growth of Oriented Single-Crystalline Rutile TiO2 Nanorods on Transparent Conducting Substrates for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 3985.

Liu, C.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Lodge, T.P. Multicompartment Micelles from pH Responsive Miktoarm Star Block Terpolymers. Langmuir, 2009, 25, 13718.

Liu, C.-Y.; Holman, Z.C.; Kortshagen, U. Hybrid Solar Cells from P3HT and Silicon Nanocrystals. Nano Letters, 2009, 9(1), 449.

Lopez-Barron, C.; Macosko, C.W. Characterizing Interface Shape Evolution in Immiscible Polymer Blends via 3D IAnalysis. Langmuir, 2009, 25(16), 9392.

Luhman, W.A.; Holmes, R.J. Enhanced Exciton Diffusion in an Organic Photovoltaic Cell by Energy Transfer using a Phosphorescent Sensitizer. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 94, 153304.

Manno, M.; Frakie, R.; Bolon, B.; Leighton, C. Spin-dependent Intergranular Transport in Highly Spin-polarized Co1-xFexS2 Thin Films. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 95, 182510.

Manno, M.; Frakie, R.; Leighton, C. Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Spin-polarized Single-Phase Co1-xFexS2 Films.  J. Appl. Phys., 2009, 105, 093912.

Martinelli, N.G.; Olivier, Y.; Athanasopoulos, S.; Ruiz Delgado, M.C.; Pigg, K.R.; da Silva Filho, D.A.; Sanchez-Carrera, R.S.; Venuti, E.; Della Valle, R.G.; Bredas, J.L.; Beljonne, D.; Cornil, J. Influence of Intermolecular Vibrations on the Electronic Coupling in Organic Semiconductors: The Case of Anthracene and Perfluoropentacene. Chem. Phys. Chem., 2009, 10, 2265.

Meli, L.; Lodge, T.P. Equilibrium versus Metastability: High Temperature Annealing of Spherical Block Copolymer Micelles in an Ionic Liquid. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 580.

Pangburn, T.O.; Petersen, M.A.; Waybrant, B.; Maroof, M.A.; Kokkoli, E. Peptide and Aptamer Functionalized Nanovectors for Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics. J. Biomech. Eng., 2009, 131, 074005.

Phillip, W.A.; Amendt, M.; O'Neill, B.; Chen, L.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Cussler, E.L. Diffusion and Flow across Nanoporous Poly(dicyclopentadiene)-based Membranes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2009, 1, 472.

Phillip, W.A.; Martono, E.; Chen, L.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Cussler, E.L. Seeking an Ammonia Selective Membrane Based on Nanostructured Sulfonated Block Copolymers. J. Membr. Sci., 2009, 337, 39.

Ruiz Delgado, M.C.; Pigg, K.R.; da Silva Filho, D.A.; Gruhn, N.E.; Sakamota, Y.; Suzuki, T.; Malave Osuna, R.; Casado, J.; Hernandez, V.; Lopez-Navarrette, J.T.; Coropceanu, V.; Sanchez-Carrera, R.S.; Bredas, J.L. Impact of Perfluorination on the Charge-Transport Parameters of Oligoacene Crystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 1502.

Salman, S.; Ruiz Delgado, M.C.; Coropceanu, V.; Bredas, J.L. Electronic Structure and Charge-Transport Parameters of Functionalized Tetracene Crystals: Impact of Partial Fluorination and Alkyl or Alkoxy Derivatization. Chemistry of Materials, 2009, 21, 3593.

Shimada, T.; Lee, S.; Bates, F.S.; Hotta, A.; Tirrell, M. Worm-like Micelle Formation in Peptide-Lipid Conjugates Driven by Secondary Structure Transformation of the Headgroups. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2009, 113, 13711.

Schultz, B.D.; Marom, N.; Naveh, D.; Lou, X.; Adelmann, C.; Strand, J.; Crowell, P.A.; Kronik, L.; Palmstrøm, C.J. Spin Injection across the Fe/GaAs Interface:  Role of Interfacial Ordering. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 201309(R).

Taribagil, R.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Lodge, T.P. A Compartmentalized Hydrogel from a Linear ABC Terpolymer. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 1796.

Xia, Y.; Cho, J.H.; Paulsen, B.; Frisbie, C.D.; Renn, M. J. Correlation of On-State Conductance with Referenced Electrochemical Potential in Ion Gel Gated Polymer Transistors. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 94, 013304/1.

Xia, Y.; Cho, J.H.; Lee, J.; Ruden, P.P.; Frisbie, C.D. Comparison of the Mobility-Carrier Density Relation in Polymer and Single-Crystal Organic Transistors Employing Vacuum and Liquid Gate Dielectrics. Adv. Mater., 2009, 21, 2174.

Yagodkin, E.; Xia, Y.; Kalihari, V.; Frisbie, C.D.; Douglas, C.J. Synthesis, Solid-State Properties, and Semiconductor Measurements of 6,6,11,12-Tetrachlorotetracene. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2009, 113, 16544.

Zhang, D.-B.; Dumitrica, T. Modulating the Optical and Electronic Properties of Highly Symmetric Si Quantum Dots.  Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, 445401.

Zhang, J.; Lodge, T.P.; Macosko, C.W. Models for Adhesion at Weak Polymer Interfaces. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 2009, 47(23), 2312.

2009 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Boies, A. M;, Roberts, J. T.; Girshick, S. L; Zhang, B.; Nakamura, T.; Mochizuki, A. SiO2 Coating of Silver Nanoparticles by Photoinduced Chemical Vapor Deposition. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, 295604.

Chen, X.; Victora, R.H. Phase Locking of Spin-Torque Oscillators by Spin-Wave Interactions. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 79, 180402(R).

Cordill, M.J.; Lund, M.S.; Parker, J.; Leighton, C.; Nair, A.K.; Farkas, D.; Moody, N.R.; Gerberich, W.W. The Nano-Jackhammer Effect in Probing Near-surface Mechanical Properties. Int. J. Plasticity, 2009, 25, 2045.

Crooker, S.A.;  Garlid, E.; Chantis, A.N.;  Smith, D.L.;  Reddy, K.S.M.; Hu, Q.; Kondo, T.; Palmstrøm, C.J.;  Crowell, P.A. Bias-controlled Sensitivity of Ferromagnet-semiconductor Electrical Spin Detectors. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 041305(R).

Ellison, C.J.; Meuler, A.J.; Qin, J.; Evans, C.M.; Wolf, L.M.; Bates, F.S. Bicontinuous Polymeric Microemulsions from Polydisperse Diblock Copolymers. J. Phys. Chem B., 2009, 113, 3726.

Enache-Pommer, E.; Liu, B.; Aydil, E.S. Electron Transport and Recombination in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Made from Single Crystal Rutile TiO2 Nanowires. Phys. Chem., 2009, 11, 9648.

He, C.; Eisenberg, S.; Jan, C.; Zheng, H.; Mitchell, J.F.; Leighton, C. Heat Capacity Study of Magneto-electronic Phase Separation in La1-xSrxCoO3 Single Crystals. Phys. Rev. B., 2009, 80, 214411.

He, C.; El-Khatib, S.; Eisenberg, S.; Manno, M.; Lynn, J.W.; Zheng, H.; Mitchell, J.F.; Leighton, C. Transport Signatures of Percolation and Phase Inhomogeneity in La1-xSrxCoO3 Single Crystals. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 95, 222511.

Jeong, S.; Aydil, E.S. Heteroepitaxial Growth of Cu2O Thin Film on ZnO by Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition. J. Cryst. Growth, 2009, 311, 4188.

Kim, J.Y.; Qin, Y.; Stevens, D.M.; Kalihari, V.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Frisbie, C.D. High Open-Circuit Voltage Photovoltaic Cells with a Low Bandgap Copolymer of Isothianaphthene, Thiophene, and Benzothiadiazole. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113(52), 21928.

Kim, J.Y.; Qin, Y.; Stevens, D.M.; Ugurlu, O.; Kalihari, V.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Frisbie, C.D. Low Bandgap Poly(thienylenevinylene)/Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaic Cells. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 10790. 

Kortshagen, U. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Semiconductor Nanocrystals. J. of Physics D Applied Physics, 2009, 42(11), 22.

Lee, J.; Kaake, L.G.; Cho, J.H.; Zhu, X.-Y.; Lodge, T.P.; Frisbie, C.D. Ion Gel-Gated Polymer Thin-Film Transistors: Operating Mechanism and Characterization of Gate Dielectric Capacitance, Switching Speed, and Stability. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 8972.

Leschkies, K.S.; Beatty, T.J.; Kang, M.S.; Norris, D.J.; Aydil, E.S. Solar Cells Based on Junctions between Colloidal PbSe Nanocrystals and Thin ZnO Films. ACS Nano., 2009, 3, 3638.

Liang, Y.; Frisbie, C.D.; Chang, H.C.; Ruden, P.P. Conducting Channel Formation and Annihilation in Organic Field-Effect Structures. J. Appl. Phys., 2009, 105, 024514/1.

Muntwiler, M.; Yang, Q.; Zhu, X.-Y. Exciton Dynamics at Interfaces of Organic Semiconductors. J. Elec. Spec. Relat. Phenom., 2009, 174, 116.

Nuxoll, E.E.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Wang, R.; Leighton, C.; Siegel, R.A. Composite Block Polymer-Microfabricated Silicon Nanoporous Membrane. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 2009, 1, 888.

Pi, X.D.; Kortshagen, U. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesized Freestanding Silicon-Germanium Alloy Nanocrystals. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20(29), 295602.

Robel, I.; Gresback, R.; Kortshagen, U.; Schaller, R.D.; Klimov, V.I. Universal Size-Dependent Trend in Auger Recombination in Direct-Gap and Indirect-Gap Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Physical Review Letters, 2009, 102(17), 4.

Wanamaker, C.L.; Bluemle; M.J.; Pitet, L.M.; O'Leary, L.E.; Tolman, W.B.; Hillmyer, M.A. Consequences of Polylactide Stereochemistry on the Properties of Polylactide-Polymenthide-Polylactide Thermoplastic Elastomers. Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 2904.

Utfeld, C.; Giblin, S.R.; Taylor, J.W.; Duffy, J.A.; Shenton-Taylor, C.; Laverock, J.; Dugdale, S.B.; Manno, M.; Leighton, C.; Itou, M.; Sakurai, Y. Bulk Spin Polarization of Co1-xFexS2. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2009, 103, 226403.

Wanamaker, C.L.; Tolman, W.B.; Hillmyer, M.A. Hydrolytic Degradation Behavior of a Renewable Thermoplastic Elastomer. Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 443.

Wanamaker, C.L.; Tolman, W.B.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(d-lactide)-Poly(menthide)-Poly(d-lactide) Triblock Copolymers as Crystal Nucleating Agents for Poly(l-lactide). Macromol. Symp., 2009, 130, 283.

Wu, N.; Sabirianov, R.F.; Mei, W.N.; Losovyj, Y.B.; Lozova, N.; Manno, M.; Leighton, C.; Dowben, P.A. The Minority Spin Surface Bands of CoS2(001). J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2009, 21, 295501.

Yang, Q.; Muntwiler, M.; Zhu, X.-Y. Charge Transfer Excitons and Image Potential States on Organic Semiconductor Surfaces. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 115214.

Zhu, X.-Y.; Yang, Q.; Muntwiler, M. Charge Transfer Excitons at Organic Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces. Acct. Chem. Res., 2009, 42, 1779.

2009 publications resulting from use of Shared Facilities

Bai, Z.; Lodge, T.P. Thermodynamics and Mechanism of the Block Copolymer Micelle Shuttle between Water and an Ionic Liquid. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113, 14151.

Berquo, T.S.; Erbs, J.J.; Lindquist, A.; Penn, R.L.; Banerjee, S.K., Effects of Magnetic Interactions in Antiferromagnetic Ferrihydrite Particles. J. Phys. Condensed Matter, 2009, 21.

Bluemle, M.J.; Fleury, G.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. The O52 Network by Molecular Design: CECD Tetrablock Terpolymers. Soft Materials, 2009, 5, 1587.

Boies, A.M.; Roberts, J.T., Girshick, S.L.; Zhang, B.; Nakamura, T.; Mochizuki, A. SiO2 Coating of Silver Nanoparticles by Photoinduced Chemical Vapor Deposition. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, 295604.

Boudouris, B.W.; Molins, F.; Blank, D.A.; Frisbie, C.D.; Hillmyer, M.A. Synthesis, Optical Properties, and Microstructure of a Fullerene-terminated Poly(3-hexylthiophene). Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 4118.

Bozoglian, F.; Romain, S.; Ertem, M.; Todorova, T.; Sens, C.; Mola, J.; Rodriguez, M.; Romero, I.; Benet-Buchholz, J.; Fontrodona, X.; Cramer, C. J.; Gagliardi, L.; Llobet, A. Ru-Hbpp Water Oxidation Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 141(42), 15176.

Chan, M.K.; Hu, Q.O.; Zhang, J.; Kondo, T.; Palmstrøm, C.J.; Crowell, P.A. Hyperfine Interactions and Spin Transport in Ferromagnet-semiconductor Heterostructures. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 161206(R).

Chang, K.; Robertson, M.L.; Hillmyer, M.A. Morphology of Polylactide / Soybean Oil Blends Compatibilized by Block Copolymers. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2009, 1, 2390.

Chen, J.; Frisbie, C.D.; Bates, F.S. Lithium Perchlorate-Doped Poly(styrene-b-ethylene oxide-b-styrene) Lamellae-Forming Triblock Copolymers as High Capacitance, Smooth, Thin Film Dielectrics. ­ J. Phys. Chem C, 2009, 113, 3903.

Chen, L.; Hallinan, T.; Elabd, Y.A.; Hillmyer, M.A. Highly Selective Polymer Electrolyte Membranes From Reactive Block Polymers. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 6075.

Chen, L.; Hillmyer, M.A. Mechanically and Thermally Robust Ordered Nanoporous Monoliths Using Norbornene-Functional Block Polymers. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 4237.

Cho, H.-G.; Andrews, L.; Vlaisavljevich, B.; Gagliardi, L. Infrared Spectra of Small Insertion and Methylidene Complexes in Reactions of Laser-Ablated Pd Atoms with Halomethanes. Organometallics, 2009, 28(24), 6871–6879.

Choi, S.-H.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P. Structure of Poly(styrene-b-ethylene-alt-propylene) Diblock Copolymer Micelles in Squalane. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113, 13840.

Crossland, E.J.W.; Kamperman, M.; Nedelcu, M.; Ducati, C.; Wiesner, U.; Smilgies, D.-M.; Toombes, G.E.S.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Ludwigs, S.; Steiner, U.; Snaith, H.J. A Bicontinuous Double Gyroid Hybrid Solar Cell. Nano Letters, 2009, 9, 2807.

Crossland, E.J.W.; Nedelcu, M.; Ducati, C.; Ludwigs, S.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Steiner, U.; Snaith, H.J. Block Copolymer Morphologies in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells: Probing the Photovoltaic Structure-function Relation. Nano Letters, 2009, 9, 2813.

Fleury, G.; Bates, F.S. Perpendicular Lamellae in Parallel Lamellae in a Hierarchical CECEC-P Hexablock Terpolymer. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 1691.

Fleury, G.; Bates, F.S. Structure and Properties of Hexa- and Undeca-block Terpolymers with Hierarchical Molecular Architectures. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 3598.

French, R.A.; Jacobson, A.R.; Kim, B.; Isley, S.L.; Penn, R.L.; Baveye, P.C. Influence of Ionic Strength, pH, and Cation Valence on Aggregation Kinetics of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles. Environmental Science & Technology, 2009, 43, 1354.

Harikrishnan, 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.; Finlay, J.A.; Chen, L.; Betts, D.E.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Callow, M.E.; Callow, J.A.; DeSimone, J.M. Photochemically Crosslinked Perfluoropolyether-based Elastomers: Synthesis, Physical Characterization and Biofouling Evaluation. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 6999.

Isley, S.L.; Jordan, D.S.; Penn, R.L. Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles: Impact of Increasing Ionic Strength during Synthesis, Reflux, and Hydrothermal Aging. Materials Research Bulletin,  2009, 44, 119.

Ji, S.; Zhu, Z.; Hoye, T.R.; Macosko, C.W. Maleimide Functionalized poly(.vepsiln.-caprolactone) blockpoly(ethylene glycol) (PCL-PEG-MAL): Synthesis, Nanoparticle Formation, and Thiol Conjugation. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2009, 210(10), 823.

Jing, Y.; Sohn, H.; Kline, T.; Victora, R.H.; Wang, J.P. Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Cubic FeCo Nanoparticles for Magnetic Hyperthermia. Journal of Applied Physics, 2009, 105, 07B305.

Kalihari, V.; Ellison, D.J.; Haugstad, G.; Frisbie, C.D.< i>Observation of Unusual Homoepitaxy in Ultrathin Pentacene Films and Correlation with Surface Electrostatic Potential. Adv. Mater., 2009, 21, 3092.

Kim, H.; Macosko, C.W. Processing-property Relationships of Polycarbonate/graphene Composites.  Polymer, 2009, 50, 3797.

Kim, J.Y.; Qin, Y.; Stevens, D.M.; Ugurlu, O.; Kalihari, V.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Frisbie, C.D. Low Bandgap Poly(thienylenevinylene)/Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Photovoltaic Cells. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 10790.

Lai, C. Z.; Joyer, M. M.; Fierke, M. A.; Petkovich, N. D.; Stein, A.; Buhlmann, P. Subnanomolar Detection Limit Application of Ion-Selective Electrodes with Three-Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous (3DOM) Carbon Solid Contacts. J. Solid State Electrochem., 2009, 13, 123.

Lei, M.; Baldi, A.; Nuxoll, E.E.; Siegel, R.A.; Ziaie, B. Hydrogel-Based Microsensors for Wireless Chemical Monitoring. Biomed. Microdev., 2009, 11, 529.

Leschkies, K.S.; Jacobs, A.G.; Norris, D.J.; Aydil, E.S. Nanowire-Quantum-Dot Solar Cells and the Influence of Nanowire Length on the Charge Collection Efficiency. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 95, 193103.

Li, F.; Stein, A. Conjugation of Colloidal Clusters and Chains by Capillary Condensation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 9920.

Li, F.; Yoo, W. C.; Beernink, M. B.; Stein, A. Site-Specific Functionalization of Anisotropic Nanoparticles: From Colloidal Atoms to Colloidal Molecules. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131(51), 18548.

Liu, J.; Sue, H.-J.; Thompson, Z.J.; Bates, F.S.; Dettloff, M.; Jacob, G.; Verghese, N.; Pham, H. Strain Rate Effect on Toughening of Nano-Sized PEP-PEO Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy. Acta Materialia, 2009, 57, 2691.

Lowe, J.R.; Tolman, W.B.; Hillmyer, M.A. Oxidized Dihydrocarvone as a Renewable Multifunctional Monomer for the Synthesis of Shape Memory Polyesters. Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 2003.

Meuler, A.J.; Ellison, C.J.; Qian, J.; Evans, C.M.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Polydispersity Effects in Poly(isoprene–b–styrene–b–ethylene oxide) Triblock Terpolymers. J. Chem. Phys., 2009, 130, 234903.

Meuler, A.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Ordered Network Mesostructures in Block Polymer Materials. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 7221.

Moughal Shahi, A. R.; Cramer, C. J.; Gagliardi, L. Second-Order Perturbation Theory with Complete and Restricted Active Space Reference Functions Applied to Oligomeric Unsaturated Hydrocarbons. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 11, 10964.

Nagpal, P.; Lindquist, N.C.; Oh, S.-H.; Norris, D.J. Ultra-Smooth Patterned Metals for Plasmonics and Metamaterials. Science, 2009, 325, 594.

Noro, A.; Matsushita, Y.; Lodge, T.P. Gelation Mechanism of Thermoreversible Supramolecular Ion Gels via Hydrogen Bonding. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 5802.

Pietrangelo, A.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Tolman, W.B. Stereoselective and Controlled Polymerization of rac-Lactide Using Indium(III) Trichloride. Chem. Comm., 2009, 2736.

Pitet, L.M.; Hillmyer, M.A. Combining ROMP and ROP to Form ABA Triblock Copolymers from 1,5-cyclooctadiene and D,L-lactide. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 3674.

Qin, Y.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(3-hexyl-2,5-thienylene vinylene) by ADMET Polymerization of a Dipropenyl Monomer. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 6429.

Ratkovich, A.S.; Penn, R.L. Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Growth from Homogenous Solution: Influence of Zn:OH, Water Concentration, and Surfactant Additive. Materials Research Bulletin, 2009, 44, 993.

Ribic, P.R.; Kalihari, V.; Frisbie, C.D.; Bratina, G. Growth of Ultrathin Pentacene Films on Polymeric Substrates. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 115307/1.

Simone, P.M.; Lodge, T.P.Phase Behavior and Ionic Conductivity of Concentrated Solutions of Polystyrene-Poly(ethylene oxide) Diblock Copolymers in an Ionic Liquid. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2009, 12, 2812–2820.

Srinivasan, B.; Li, Y.; Jing, Y.; Xu, Y.; Yao, X.; Xing, C.; Wang, J.P. A GMR Sensor- and Magnetic Nanoparticle-based Detecting System of Zeptomol Sensitivity: An Integrated Platform Potentially Leading to Personalized Medicine. Angew. Chem. Int. Edit., 2009, 48(15), 2764.

Stefik, M.; Mahajan, S.; Sai, H.; Epps, T.H.; Bates, F.S.; Gruner, S.M.; DiSalvo, F.J.; Wiesner, U. Ordered Three- and Five-ply Nanocomposites from ABC Block Terpolymer Microphase Separation with Niobia and Aluminosilicate Sols. Chemistry of Materials, 2009, 21, 5466.

Stein, A.; Li, F.; Wang, Z. Synthesis of Shaped Particles and Particle Arrays by Disassembly Methods. J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 2102.

Stevens, D.M.; Qin, Y.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Frisbie, C.D. Enhancement of the Morphology and Open Circuit Voltage in Bilayer Polymer/Fullerene Solar Cells. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 11408.

Thio, Y.S.; Wu, J.; Bates, F.S. The Role of Inclusion Size in Toughening of Epoxy Resins by Spherical Micelles. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys., 2009, 47, 1125.

Thompson, Z.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Liu, J.; Sue, H.-J.; Dettloff, M.; Bates, F.S. Block Copolymer Toughened Epoxy: Role of Crosslink Density. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 2333.

Ueki, T.; Watanabe, M.; Lodge, T.P. Doubly Thermosensitive Self-Assembly of Diblock Copolymers in Ionic Liquids. Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 1315.

Wang, Z.; Al-Daous, M. A.; Kiesel, E. R.; Li, F.; Stein, A. Design and Synthesis of 3D Ordered Macroporous ZrO2/Zeolite Nanocomposites. Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 2009, 120, 351.

Wentzcovitch, R.M.; Justo, J.F.; Wu, Z.; da Silva, C.R.S.; Yuen, D.; Kohlstedt, D. Anomalous Compressibility of Ferropericlase throughout the Iron Spin Crossover. Proc. Natl, Acad. Sc. USA, 2009, 106, 8447.

Wu, Z.; Justo, J.F.; da Silva, C.R.S.; de Gironcoli, S.; Wentzcovitch, R.M. Anomalous Thermodynamic Properties in Ferropericlase throughout its Spin Crossover Transition. Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 80, 014409.

Yoo, W.; Kumar, S.; Penn, R.L.; Tsapatsis, M.; Stein, A. Growth Patterns and Shape Development of Zeolite Nanocrystals in Confined Syntheses. J. American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 12377.

Zeng, P.; Kline, T.; Wang, J.P.; Wiedmann, T. Thermal Response of Superparamgnetic Nanoparticles Suspended in Liquid and Solid Media. J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2009, 321, 373.

Zupancich, J.A.; Bates, F.S.; Hillmyer, M.A. Synthesis and Self-Assembly of RGD-functionalized PEO-PB Amphiphiles. Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10, 1554.

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