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2014 publications resulting from primary MRSEC support

Baruth, A.; Seo, M.; Lin, C.H.; Walster, K.; Shankar, A.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Leighton, C. Optimization of Long-Range Order in Solvent Vapor Annealed Poly(styrene)-block-poly(lactide) Thin Films for Nanolithography. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 13770−13781.
DOI: 10.1021/am503199d

Chen, T.; Skinner, B.; Xie, W.; Shklovskii, B.I.; Kortshagen, U.R. Carrier Transport in Films of Alkyl-Ligand-Terminated Silicon Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (34), 19580-19588.
DOI: 10.1021/jp5051723

Chernomordik, B.D.; Béland, A.E.; Deng, D.D.; Francis, L.F.; Aydil, E.S. Microstructure Evolution and Crystal Growth In Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Formed By Annealing Colloidal Nanocrystal Coatings. Chem Mater. 2014,26, 3191−3201.
DOI: 10.1021/cm500791a
(UROP Program and IREE, University of Minnesota)

Chernomordik, B.D.; Béland, A.E.; Trejo, N.; Gunawan, A.; Deng, D.D.; Mkhoyan K.A.; Aydil, E.S. Rapid Facile Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanocrystals. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2014, 2, 10389−10395.
DOI: 10.1039/C4TA01658K

Endean, D.E.; Weigelt, C.T.; Victora, R.H.; Dahlberg, E.D. Tunable Random Telegraph Noise in Individual Square Permalloy Dots. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 252408.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4884818

Erickson, N.C.; Holmes, R.J. Engineering efficiency roll-off in organic light-emitting devices. Adv. Func. Mater. 2014, 24, 6074.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201401009

Erickson, N.C.; Raman, S.N.; Hammond, J.S.; Holmes, R.J. Depth profiling organic light-emitting devices by gas-cluster ion beam sputtering and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Org. Electron., 2014, 15, 2988.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2014.08.039

Estrine, E.C.; Hein, M.; Robbins, W.P.; Stadler, B. Composition and Crystallinity in Electrochemically Deposited Magnetostrictive Galfenol (FeGa). Journal of Applied Physics, 2014, 115, 17A918.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4865318

Felbier, P.; Yang, J.H.; Theis, J.; Liptak, R.W.; Wagner, A.; Lorke, A.; Bacher, G.; Kortshagen, U. Highly Luminescent ZnO Quantum Dots Made in a Nonthermal Plasma. Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24 (14), 1988-1993.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201303449

Gunawan, A.A.; Chernomordik, B.D.; Plemmons, D.S.; Deng, D.D.; Aydil, E.S.; Mkhoyan K.A. Plasmonic Interactions through Chemical Bonds of Surface Ligands on PbSe Nanocrystals. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 3328-3333.
DOI: 10.1021/cm501254m
(UROP Program and IREE, University of Minnesota)

Hintsala, E.; Teresi, C.; Wagner, A.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Gerberich, W.W. Fracture Transition in Iron: Strain Rate and Environmental Effects. J. Mater. Res. 2014, 29, 1513.
DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2014.142

Johnson, M.; Baryshev, S.V.; Thimsen, E.; Manno, M.; Zhang, X.; Veryovkin, I.V.; Leighton C.; Aydil, E.S. Alkali-metal-enhanced grain growth in Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films. Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 1931-1938.
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE44130J

Johnson, M.; Manno, M.; Zhang, X.; Leighton, C.; Aydil, E.S. Substrate and Temperature Dependence of the Formation of the Earth Abundant Solar Absorber Cu2ZnSnS4 by Ex Situ Sulfidation of Co-sputtered Cu-Zn-Sn Films. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 2014, 32, 061203.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4901091

Knutson, R.; Hanson, P.J.; Aydil, E.S.; Penn, R.L. Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Directly onto Conductive Substrates via Selective Thermolysis using Microwave Energy. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 5902-5904.
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49207A

Li, T.; Heinzer, M.J.; Redline, E.M.; Zuo, F.; Bates, F.S.; Francis, L.F. Microstructure and Performance of Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy Coatings. Progress in Organic Coatings, 2014, 77, 1145-1154.
DOI: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2014.03.015

Liu, B.; Liu, L.; Lang, X-F.; Wang, H.-Y.; Lou X.W.; Aydil, E.S. Doping High-Surface-Area Mesoporous TiO2 Microspheres with Carbonate for Visible Light Hydrogen Production. Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 2592-2597.
DOI: 10.1039/C4EE00472H

O'Brien, L.; Spivak, D.; Erickson, M.; Ambaye, H.; Goyette, R.J.; Lauter, V.; Crowell, P.A.; Leighton, C. Kondo physics in non-local metallic spin transport devices. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3927.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4927

Redline, E.M.;Declet-Perez, C.; Bates, F.S.; Francis, L.F. Effect of Block Copolymer Concentration and Core Composition on Toughening Epoxies. Polymer, 2014, 51, 4172.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.016

Reich, K. V.; Chen, T.; Shklovskii, B. I. Theory of a field-effect transistor based on a semiconductor nanocrystal array. Physical Review B, 2014, 89, 235303.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.235303

Rice, W.D.; Ambwani, P.; Bombeck, M.; Thompson, J.D.; Haugstad, G.; Leighton, C.; Crooker, S.A. Persistent optically induced magnetism in oxygen-deficient strontium titanate. Nat. Mater., 2014, 13, 481.
DOI: 10.1038/nmat3914

Rice, W.D.; Ambwani, P.; Thompson, J.D.; Leighton, C.; Crooker, S.A. Revealing optically induced magnetization in SrTiO3 using optically coupled SQUID magnetometry and magnetic circular dichroism. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B., 2014, 32, 04E102-1.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4871691

Rowe, D.J.; Kortshagen, U.R. Boron- and phosphorus-doped silicon germanium alloy nanocrystals-Nonthermal plasma synthesis and gas-phase thin film deposition. APL Materials, 2014, 2 (2), 022104.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4865158

Ryno, S.M.; Risko, C.; Brédas, J.L. Impact of Molecular Packing on Electronic Polarization in Organic Crystals: The Case of Pentacene vs TIPS-Pentacene. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 6421-6427.
DOI: 10.1021/ja501725s

Sharma, A.; Orlowski, G.M.; Zhu, Y.; Kim, S.Y.; Hubel, A.; Stadler, B. Inducing cells to self-disperse non-toxic Ni nanowires via integrin-mediated responses. submitted to Biomaterials, 2014.

Sung, S.; Maqablah, M.; Huang, X.; Reddy, K.S.M.; Victora, R.H.; Stadler, B. Metallic 10nm Diameter Nanowire Magnetic Sensors and Large-Scale Ordered Arrays. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2014. 50.
DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2014.2325944

Sutton, C.; Körzdörfer, T.; Coropceanu, V.; Brédas, J.L. Toward a Robust Quantum-Chemical Description of Organic Mixed-Valence Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 3925-3934.
DOI: 10.1021/jp410461v

Sutton, C.; Körzdörfer, T.; Gray, M.; Brunsfeld, M.; Parrish, R.; Sherrill, C.D.; Sears, J.S.; Brédas, J.L. Accurate Description of Torsion Potentials in Conjugated Polymers Using Density Functionals with Reduced Self-interaction Error.Journal of Chemical Physics, 2014, 140, 054310/01-054310/02.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4863218

Thimsen, E.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Aydil, E.S. Plasma Synthesis of Stoichiometric Cu2S nanocrystals Stabilized by Oleylamine. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 8346-8349.
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00998C

Topsakal, M.; Wentzcovitch, R. M. Accurate projected augmented wave (PAW) datasets for rare-earth elements (Re=La-Lu). Comp. Mat. Sc., 2014, 95, 263.
DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2014.07.030
A website containing the datasets has been established for public access of these rare-earth potentials.

Xie, W.; Liu, F.; Shi, S.; Ruden, P. P.; Frisbie, C. D. Charge Density Dependent Two-Channel Conduction in Organic Electric Double Layer Transistors (EDLTs). Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 2527.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201304946

Xie, W.; Wang, S.; Zhang, X.; Leighton, C.; Frisbie, C.D. High Conductance Transport at the Hall Mobility Peak in Electrolyte-gated Rubrene Crystals. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2014, 113, 246602.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.246602

Zou, Y.; Holst, J.; Zhang, Y.; Holmes, R.J. 7.9% efficient vapor-deposited organic photovoltaic cells based on a simple bulk heterojunction. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 12397-12402.
DOI: 10.1039/C4TA02137A

2014 publications resulting from partial MRSEC support

Behin-Aein, B.; Wang, J.-P.; Wiesendanger, R. Computing with spins and magnets. MRS Bulletin, 2014, 39, 696-702.
DOI: 10.1557/mrs.2014.166

Botas, A.M.P.; Ferreira, R.A.S.; Pereira, R.N.; Anthony, R.J.; Moura, T.; Rowe, D.J.; Kortshagen, U. High Quantum Yield Dual Emission from Gas-Phase Grown Crystalline Si Nanoparticles. J Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (19), 10375-10383.
DOI: 10.1021/jp5000683

Campbell, S.A.; Johnson, F.; Karthikeyan, S.; Song, S.-H.; Liptak, R.; Benton, B.; Sputtered Metal Oxide Broken Gap Junctions. Electrochemical Soc. Trans. 2014, 61, 363-372.
DOI: 10.1149/06102.0363

Costanzi, Barry N.; Anastasia V.; Dahlberg, E. D.; Belova, L. M. In situ Manufacture of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions by a Direct-Write Process. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 104, 222401.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4880728

Endean, Daniel; Weigelt, C.T.; Victora, R.H.; Dahlberg, E. D. Tunable Random Telegraph Noise in Square Permalloy Dots. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 104, 252408.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4884818

Elyassi, B.; Al Wahedi, Y.; Rajabbeigi, N.; Kumar, P.; Jeong, J.S.; Zhanga, X.; Kumar, P.; Balasubramaniana, V.V.; Katsiotis, M.S.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Boukos, N.; Al Hashimi, S., Tsapatsis, M. A high-performance adsorbent for hydrogen sulfide removal. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2014, 190, 152-155.
DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.02.007

Galkiewicz, A.T.; O'Brien, L.; Keatley, P.S.; Cowburn, R.P.; Crowell, P.A. Resonance in magnetostatically coupled transverse domain walls. Phys. Rev. B, 2014, 90, 024420.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.024420

Gresback, R.; Kramer, N.J.; Ding, Y.; Chen, T.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Nozaki, T. Controlled Doping of Silicon Nanocrystals Investigated by Solution-Processed Field Effect Transistors. ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (6), 5650-5656.
DOI: 10.1021/nn500182b

Habersberger, B.M.; Gillard, T.M.; Hickey, R.J.; Lodge, T.P.; Bates, F.S. Fluctuation Effects in Symmetric Diblock Copolymer-Homopolymer Ternary Mixtures near the Lamellar-Disorder Transition. ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 1041-1045.
DOI: 10.1021/mz500531y

Johnson, M.; Manno, M.; Zhang, X.; Leighton, C.; Aydil, E.S. Substrate and Temperature Dependence of the formation of the Earth Abundant Solar Absorber Cu2ZnSnS4 by ex situ Sulfidation of Co-sputtered Cu-Zn-Sn Films. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 2014, 32, 061203.
DOI: 10.1116/1.4901091

Khaleel, M.; Wagner, A.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Tsapatsis, M. On the Rotational Intergrowth of Hierarchical FAU/EMT. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9456.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402024

Kim, C. H.; Frisbie, C. D. Determination of Quantum Capacitance and Band Filling Potential in Graphene Transistors with Dual Electrochemical and Field-Effect Gates. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 21160.
DOI: 10.1021/jp505391u

Lee, S.; Leighton, C.; Bates, F.S. Sphericity and Symmetry Breaking in the Formation of Frank-Kasper Phases From One Component Materials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sci., 2014, 111, 17723-17731.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1408678111

Li, T.; Heinzer, M.; Redline, E.M.; Zuo, F.; Bates, F.S.; Francis, L.F. Microstructure and Performance of Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy Coatings. Prog. Org. Coatings, 2014, 51, 4172.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.016

Liu, C.; Boyko, Y., Geppert, C.C.; Christie, K.D.; Stecklein, G.; Patel, S.J.; Palmstrøm, C.J.; Crowell, P.A. Electrical detection of ferromagnetic resonance in ferromagnet/n-GaAs heterostructures by tunneling anisotropic magnetoresistance. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 105, 212401.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4902088

Luo, L.; Balhorn, L.; Vlaisavljevich, B.; Ma, D.; Gagliardi, L.; Frisbie, C. D. Hopping Transport and Rectifying Behavior in Long Donor-Acceptor Molecular Wires. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 26485-26497.
DOI: 10.1021/jp507044n

Miller, J.B.; Usselman, A.C.P.; Anthony, R.J.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Wagner, A.J.; Denton, A.R.; Hobbie, E.K. Phase separation and the 'coffee-ring' effect in polymer-nanocrystal mixtures. Soft Matter, 2014, 10 (11), 1665-1675.
DOI: 10.1039/c3sm52807c

Neitzel, A.E.; Petersen, M.A.; Kokoli, E.; Hillmyer, M.A. Divergent Mechanistic Avenues to an Aliphatic Polyesteracetal or Polyester from a Single Cyclic Esteracetal. ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 1156-1160.
DOI: 10.1021/mz5005794

Paulsen, B.D.; Speros, J.C.; Claflin, M.S.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Frisbie, C.D. Tuning of HOMO energy levels and open circuit voltages in solar cells based on statistical copolymers prepared by ADMET polymerization. Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 6287-6294.
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00832D

Qu, T.; Victora, R.H. Dependence of Kambersky Damping on Fermi Level and Spin Orientation. J. Appl. Phys., 2014, 115, 17C506
DOI: 10.1063/1.4863264

Riazanova, A.V.; Costanzi, B.N.; Aristov, A; Rikers, Y.G.M.; Ström, V.; Mulders, J.J.L.; Kabashin, A.V.; Dahlberg, E.D; Belova, L.M. Gas-assisted electron-beam-induced nanopatterning of high-quality Si-based insulator. Nanotechnology, 2014, 25, 155301.
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/15/155301
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Thimsen, E.; Johnson, M.; Zhang, X.; Wagner, A.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Kortshagen, U.R.; Aydil, E.S. High Electron Mobility in Thin Films Formed via Supersonic Impact Deposition of Nanocrystals Synthesized in Nonthermal Plasmas. Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 5822.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6822

Wu, Y.; Haugstad, G.; Frisbie, C. D. Electronic Polarization at Pentacene/Polymer Dielectric Interfaces: Imaging Surface Potentials and Contact Potential Differences as a Function of Substrate Type, Growth Temperature, and Pentacene Microstructure. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 2487.
DOI: 10.1021/jp409768j

Xie, W.; Wang, S.; Zhang, X.; Leighton, C.; Frisbie, C. D. High Conductance 2D Transport around the Hall Mobility Peak in Electrolyte-Gated Rubrene Crystals. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2014, 113, 246602.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.246602

Xu, P.; Phelan, D.; Jeong, J. S.; Mkhoyan, K. A.; Jalan, B. Stoichiometry-driven Metal-to-Insulator Transition in NdTiOz,sub>3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014 104, 082109.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4866867

Zhang, L.; Meng, Y.; Yang, W.; Wang, L.; Mao, W.L.; Zeng, Q.-S.; Jeong, J.S.; Wagner, A.J.; Mkhoyan, K.A.; Liu, W.; Xu, R.; Mao, H.-K. Disproportionation of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 into MgSiO3 Perovskite and an Fe-rich Hexagonal Silicate in the Deep Lower Mantle. Science, 2014, 344, 877.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1250274

2014 publications resulting from use of shared facilities

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