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2015 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

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

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

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

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

Haratipour, N.; Robbins, M.C.; Koester, S.J. Black phosphorus n-MOSFETs with record transconductance. 73rd Device Research Conference (DRC), Columbus, OH, Jun. 21-25, 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/DRC.2015.7175659

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Haratipour, N.; Robbins, M.C.; Koester, S.J. Black phosphorus n-MOSFETs with record transconductance. 73rd Device Research Conference (DRC), Columbus, OH, Jun. 21-25, 2015.
DOI: 10.1109/DRC.2015.7175659

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

El-Khatib, S.; Phelan, D.; Barker, J.G.; Zheng, H.; Mitchell, J.F.; Leighton, C. Neutron-scattering-based evidence for interacting magnetic excitons in LaCoO3. Phys. Rev. B, 2015, 92, 060404.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.060404

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lin, Yen-Hsiang; 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sullivan, M.M,; Held, J.T.; Bhan, A. Structure and site evolution of molybdenum carbide catalysts upon exposure to oxygen. J. of Catalysis, 2015, 326, 82-91.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2015.03.011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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