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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

Aoyama, S.; Park, Y.T.; Macosko, C.W.; Ougizawa, T.; Haugstad, G. AFM Probing of Polymer/Nanofiller Interfacial Adhesion and Its Correlation with Bulk Mechanical Properties in a Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Nanocomposite. Langmuir, 2014, 30, 12950-12959.
DOI: 10.1021/la502553q

Aoyama, S.; Park, Y.T.; Ougizawa, T.; Macosko, C.W. Melt Crystallization of Poly (ethylene terephthalate): Comparing Addition of Graphene vs. Carbon Nanotubes. Polymer, 2014, 8(10), 2077–2085.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.02.055

Block, A. D.; Dulal, P.; Stadler, B.J.H.; Seaton, N.C.A. Growth Parameters of Fully Crystallized YIG, Bi:YIG, and Ce:YIG films with High Faraday Rotations, IEEE Photonics, 2014, 6, 600308.
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2013.2293610

Bolton, J.M.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Hoye, T.R. Sustainable Thermoplastic Elastomers from Terpene-Derived Monomers. ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 717–720.
DOI: 10.1021/mz500339h

Brutman, J.P.; Delgado, P.A.; Hillmyer, M.A. Polylactide Vitrimers. ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 607–610.
DOI: 10.1021/mz500269w

Burrows, N.D.; Kesselman, E.; Sabyrov, K. Stemig, A.; Talmon, Y.; Penn, R.L. Crystalline Nanoparticle Aggregation in Non-Aqueous Solvents. Cryst. Eng. Comm., 2014, 16, 1472-1481.
DOI: 10.1039/C3CE41584H

Chaffin, K.A.; Chen, X.; McNamara, L.; Bates, F.S.; Hillmyer, M.A. Polyether Urethane Hydrolytic Stability after Exposure to Deoxygenated Water. Macromol., 2014, 47, 5220–5226.
DOI: 10.1021/ma500904d

Dalsin, S.J.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Molecular Weight Dependence of Zero-Shear Viscosity in Atactic Polypropylene Bottlebrush Polymers. ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 423–427.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1404596111

Estrine, E.C. ; Riemer, S.; Venkatosamy, V.; Stadler, B.J.H.; Tabakovic, I. Mechanism and Stability Study of Gold Electrodeposition from Thiosulfate-Sulfite Solution, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2014, 161, D687-D696.
DOI: 10.1149/2.0411412jes

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 Letters, 2014, 3, 1041-1045.
DOI: 10.1021/mz500531y

Imperiali, L.; Clasen, C.; Fransaer, J.; Macosko, C.W.; Vermant, J. A Simple Route Towards Graphene Oxide Frameworks. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014, 1, 139-145.
DOI: 10.1039/C3MH00047H

Jiang, Y.; Dabade, V.; Brady, M. P.; Rios, O.; James, R. D.; Wang, J.-P. 9 T High Magnetic Field Annealing Effects on FeN Bulk Sample. J. Appl. Phys., 2014, 115, 17A758.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4868493

Jiang, Y.; Al Mehedi, M.; Fu, E.; Wang, Y.; Wang, J.-P. FeN Foils by Nitrogen Ion-Implantation. J. Appl. Phys., 2014, 115, 17A753.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4868492

Klein, T.; Wang, Y.; Tu, L.; Yu, L.; Feng, Y.; Wang, W.; Wang, J.-P. Comparative Analysis of Several GMR Strip Sensor Configurations for Biological Application. Sens. Actuators A-Phys., 2014, 216, 349-354.
DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2014.05.033

Lee, H.S.; Arunagirinathan, M.A.; Vagias, A.; Lee, S.; Bellare, J.R.; Davis, H.T.; Kaler, E.W.; McCormick, A,V.; Bates, F.S. Almost Fooled Again-New Insights into CsDS Micelle Structures. Langmuir, 2014, 43, 12743-12747.
DOI: 10.1021/la502809y

Li, Y.; Wang, Y.; Klein, T.; Wang, J.-P. External-Field-Free Magnetic Biosensor. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 104, 122401.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4869029

Liao, K.; Aoyama, S.; Abdala, A.; Macosko, C.W. Does Graphene Change Tg of Nanocomposites? Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 8311-8319.
DOI: 10.1021/ma501799z

Liao, K.; Kobayashi, S.; Kim, H.; Abdala, A.; Macosko, C.W. Influence of Functionalized Graphene Sheets on Modulus and Glass Transition of PMMA. Macromolecules, 2014, 47(21), 7674-7676.
DOI: 10.1021/ma501709g

Margulis, K; Magdassi, S.; Lee, H.S.; Macosko, C.W. Formations of Curcumin Nanoparticles by Flash Nanoprecipitaton from Emulsions. J. Colloid. Interface Sci., 2014, 434, 65‐70.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.07.040

Martinetti, L.; Mannion, A.M.; Voje, Jr., W. E.; Xie, R.; Ewoldt, R.H.; Morgret, L.D; Bates, F.S.; Macosko, C.W. A Critical Gel Fluid with High Extensibility: The Rheology of Chewing Gum. J. Rheol., 2014, 58, 821.
DOI: 10.1122/i.4874322

Penn, R.L.; Soltis, J.A. Characterizing Crystal Growth by Oriented Aggregation. Cryst. Eng. Comm., 2014, 16, 1409-1418.
DOI: 10.1039/C3CE41773E

Sabyrov, K.; Adamson, V.; Penn, R.L. Two-Step Phase Transformation of Anatase to Rutile in Aqueous Suspension, Cryst. Eng. Comm, 2014, 16, 1488-1495.
DOI: 10.1039/C3CE41820K

Sinturel, C.; Grosso, D.; Boudot, M.; Amenitsch, H.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Pineau, A.; Vayer, M. Structural Transitions in Asymmetric Poly(styrene)-block-Poly(lactide) Thin Films Induced by Solvent Vapor Exposure. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12146–12152.
DOI: 10.1021/am504086x

Stemig, A.M.; Do, T.A.; Yuwono, V.M.; Arnold, W.A.; Penn, R.L. Goethite Nanoparticle Aggregation: Effects of Buffers, Metal Ions, and 4-Chloronitrobenzene Reduction, Environ. Sci.: Nano, 2014, 1, 478-487.

DOI: 10.1039/C3EN00063J

Strehlau, J.H.; Hegner, L.A.; Strayss, B.E.; Feinberg, J.M.; Penn, R.L. Simple and Efficient Separation of Magnetic Materials from Speleothems and Other Carbonates, J. Sed. Research, 2014, 84, 1096-1106.
DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2014.89

Sun, Q.; Sun, X.; Ma, X.; Zhou, Z.; Jin, E.; Zhang, B.; Shen, Y.; Van Kirk, E.A.; Murdoch, W.J.; Lott, J.R.; Lodge, T.P.; Radosz, M.; Zhao, Y. Integration of Nanoassembly Functions for Effective Cancer Drug Delivery Cascade. Adv. Mater, 2014, 26, 7615-7621.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401554

Tang, D.; Macosko, C.W.; Hillmyer, M.A. Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers from Bio-based Poly(δ-decalactone) diols. Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 3231-3237.
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01120H

Thomassin, J.M.; Trifovic, M.; Alkarmo, W.; Detrembleur, C.; Jerome, C.; Macosko, C.W. Poly(methyl methacrylate)/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites by a Precipitation Polymerization Process and Their Dielectric and Rheological Characterization. Macromol., 2014, 47(6), 2149-2155.
DOI: 10.1021/ma500164s

Ting, J.M.; Navale, T.S.; Bates, F.S.; Reineke, T.M. Design of Tunable HPMCAS-inspired Polymers as Modular Oral Excipients to Deliver Poorly Water-soluble Drugs. Macromol., 2014, 47, 6554-6565.
DOI: 10.1021/ma501839s

Touris, A.; Chanpuriya, S.; Hillmyer, M.A.; Bates, F.S. Synthetic Strategies for the Generation of ABCA' Type Asymmetric Tetrablock Terpolymers. Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 5551–5559.
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00614C

Tu, L.; Wu, K.; Klein, T.; Wang, J.-P. Magnetic Nanoparticles Colourization by a Mixing-Frequency Method. J. Phys. D-Appl. Phys., 2014, 47, 155001.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/47/15/155001

Wang, W.; Jing, Y.; He, S.; Wang, J.-P.; Zhai, J.-P. Surface Modification and Bioconjugation of FeCo Magnetic Nanoparticles with Proteins. Colloids Surf. B-Biointerfaces, 2014, 117, 449-456.
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.11.050

Wang, W.; Wang, Y.; Tu, L.; Klein, T.; Feng, Y.; Li, Q.; Wang, J.-P. Magnetic Detection of Mercuric Ion Using Giant Magnetoresistance-Based Biosensing System. Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 3712-3716.
DOI: 10.1021/ac404015j

Wang, W. ; Wang, Y.; Tu, L.; Feng, Y.; Klein, T.; Wang, J.-P. Magnetoresistive Performance and Comparison of Supermagnetic Nanoparticles on Giant Magnetoresistive Sensor- Based Detection System. Sci. Reports, 2014, 4, 5716.
DOI: 10.1038/srep05716

Wang, Z.; Macosko, C.W.; Bates, F.S. Tuning Surface Properties of Poly(butylene terephthalate) Melt Blown Fibers by Alkaline Hydrolysis and Flourination. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 11640-11648.
DOI: 10.1021/am502398u

Wohl, A.R.; Michel, A.R.; Kalscheuer, S.; Macosko, C.W.; Panyam, J.; Hoye. T.R. Silicate Esters of Paclitaxel and Docetaxel: Synthesis, Hydrophobicity, Hydrolytic Stability, Cytotoxicity, and Prodrug Potential. J. Med. Chem., 2014, 57 (6), 2368-2379.
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Xu, Y.; Thurber, C.M; Macosko, C.W.; Lodge, T.P.; Hillmyer, M.A. Poly(methyl methacrylate)-block-polyethylene-block-poly(methyl methacrylate) Triblock Copolymers as Compatibilizers for Polyethylene/Poly(methyl methacrylate) Blends. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 53, 4718-4725.
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