Listed are some of the recent publications by our faculty using the Surface Analysis Lab Facility, if you have other publications that are not listed, please do email us about your research.   We’d love to have your work presented here:

 

Scanning/Transmission Electron Microscopy (S/TEM) (JEOL JEM 2800) 

 

1.    Swartz, M., Rodriguez, M., Quast, A.D., Cooper, C.T., Blair, S., Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Aluminum Nanocrescent Plasmonic Antennas Fabricated by Copper Mask Nanosphere Template Lithography, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2016.

2.   Quast, A.D., Bornstein, M., Greydanus, B.J., Zharov, I., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Robust Polymer-Coated Diamond Supports for Noble-Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 4729-4738.

3.   Saji, K.J., Tian, K., Snure, M., and Tiwari, A., 2D Tin Monoxide—An Unexplored p‐Type van der Waals Semiconductor: Material Characteristics and Field Effect Transistors, Adv. Electron. Mater., 2016. DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201500453

4.   Smith, Y. R., Bhattacharya, D., Mohanty, S. K., & Misra, M. Anodic Functionalization of Titania Nanotube Arrays for the Electrochemical Detection of Tuberculosis Biomarker Vapors, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2016163, B83-B89.

5.   You, Bo, and Yujie Sun. Chalcogenide and Phosphide Solid‐State Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation. ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 1 – 12.

6.   von Weber, A., Baxter, E.T., White, H.S., and Anderson, S.L., Cluster Size Controls Branching between Water and Hydrogen Peroxide Production in Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction at Ptn/ITO, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 11160 – 11170.

 7.   Zhou, C., Zak Fang, Z., Bowman, R.C.Jr., Xia, Y., Lu, J., Luo, X., and Ren, Y., Stability of Catalyzed Magnesium Hydride Nanocrystalline During Hydrogen Cycling. Part II: Microstructure EvolutionJ. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 22272–22280.

8.   You, B., Jiang, N., Sheng, M., Drisdell, W.S., Yano, J., and Sun, Y., Bimetal-Organic Framework Self-Adjusted Synthesis of Support-Free Nonprecious Electrocatalysts for Efficient Oxygen ReductionACS Catal. 2015, 5, 7068−7076.

9.   Park, J., Porter, M.D., and Michael C. Granger, M.C., Silica Encapsulation of Ferrimagnetic Zinc Ferrite Nanocubes Enabled by Layer-by-Layer Polyelectrolyte Deposition Langmuir, 2015, 31, 3537–3545.

 

Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Sample Prepartion and SEM imaging (Helios Nanolab 650)

 

 1.   Zhang, Y., Edwards, M.A., German, S.R., and White H.S., Multipass Resistive-Pulse Observations of the Rotational Tumbling of Individual Nanorods, J. Phys. Chem, C.2016, Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02018.

2.   Xiong, J., Chen, Q., Edwards, M.A., and White, H.S., Ion Transport within High Electric Fields in Nanogap Electrochemical Cells, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 8520 – 8529.

3.   Edwards, M.A., German, S.R., Dick, J.E., Bard, A.J., and White, H.S., High-Speed Multipass Coulter Counter with Ultrahigh Resolution, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 12274 – 12282.

 

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) (FEI Quanta 600F)

 

1.    Hsieh, H.-C., and Kim, H., A Miniature Closed-Loop Gas Chromatography System, Lab Chip, 2016, 16, 1002 – 1012.

2.   Zhan, Z., Fry, A.R., and Wendt, J.O.L., Relationship Between Submicron Ash Aerosol Characteristics and Ash Deposit Compositions and Formation Rates During Air- and Oxy-Coal Combustion, Fuel,  2016, 181, 1214 – 1223.

3.   Zhan, Z., Fry, A., Yu, D., Xu, M., and Wendt, J.O.L., Ash Formation and Deposition During Oxy-Coal Combustion in a 100 kW Laboratory Combustor with Various Flue Gas Recycle Options, Fuel Process. Technol., 2016, 141, 249 – 257.

5.   Wang, P., Mohammad, N., and Menon, R., Chromatic-Aberration-Corrected Diffractive Lenses for Ultra-Broadband Focusing,  Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 21545.

6.   Louderback, L.A., Herzog, N.M., and Pavlik, B.M., A New Approach for Identifying Starch Granules of Wild Food Plants from Arid Western North America, Starch: Starke, 2016, 68, 1 – 7. 

7.   Al-Mangour, B., Gresiak, D., and Yang, J.-M., Nanocrystalline TiC-reinforced H13 Steel Matrix Nanocomposites Fabricated by Selective Laser Melting. Mater. Des., 2016, 96, 150 – 161.

8.   Xuzhou, Y., Wang, M., Cook, T.R., Zhang, M., Saha, M.L., Zhou, Z., Li, X., Huang, F., and Stang, P.J., Light-Emitting Superstructures with Anion Effect: Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly of Pure Tetraphenylethylene Metallacycles and MetallacagesJ. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, Articles ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b00846.

 9.   Cao, F., Ravi Chandran, K.S., Kumar, P., Sun, P., Fang, Z.Z. and Koopman, M. New Powder Metallurgical Approach to Achieve High Fatigue Strength in Ti-6Al-4V Alloy. Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 2016, 1 – 11.

10.   Kumar, P., Ravi Chandran, K.S., Cao, F. Koopman, M. and Fang, Z.Z. The Nature of Tensile Ductility as Controlled by Extreme-Sized Pores in Powder Metallurgy Ti-6Al-4V Alloy.  Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 2016, 1 – 12.

11.   Teng, S., Siegel, G., Prestgard, M., Wang, W., and Tiwari, A., Synthesis and Characterization of Copper-Infiltrated Carbonized Wood Monoliths for Supercapacitor Electrodes, Electrochim. Acta, 2015, 161, 343 – 350.

12.  Tian, K., Alex, S., Siegel, G., and Tiwari, A., Enzymatic Glucose Sensor Based on Au Nanoparticle and Plant-Like ZnO Film Modified Electrode, Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2015, 48, 548 –  552.

13.  Zhan, Z., Fry, A., Zhang, Y., and Wendt, J.O.L., Ash Aerosol Formation from Oxy-Coal Combustion and its Relation to Ash Deposit Chemistry, Proc. Combust. Inst., 2015, 35, 2373 – 2380.

14.  Hickey, D.P., Milton, R.D., Chen, D., Sigman, M.S., and Minteer, S.D., TEMPO-Modified Linear Poly(ethylenimine) for ImmobilizationEnhanced Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Alcohols, ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 5519 – 5524.

15.   Appusamy, K., Jiao, X., Nahata, A., and Guruswamy, S., Mg Thin Films with Al Seed Layers for UV Plasmonics, J. Phys. D Appl. Phys., 2015, 48, 1 – 8.

16.  Erkan, M.E., Chawla, V., Repins, I., and Scarpulla, M.A., Interplay Between Surface Preparation and Device Performance in CZTSSe Solar Cells: Effects of KCN and NH4OH Etching, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C., 2015, 136, 78.

17.  Appusamya, K., Blair, S., Nahata, A., and Guruswamy, S., Low-loss Magnesium Film for Plasmonics, Mat. Sci. Eng. B-Solid., 2014, 181, 77–85.

18.  Zhan, Z., Bool, L.E., Fry, A., Fan, W., Xu, M., Yu, D., and Wend, J.O.L., Novel Temperature-Controlled Ash Deposition Probe System and Its Application to Oxy-coal Combustion with 50% Inlet O2,Energy Fuels, 2014, 28, 146 – 154.

19.  Reese, S.P., Underwood, C.J., and Weiss, J.A., Effects of Decorin Proteoglycan on Fibrillogenesis, Ultrastructure, and Mechanics of Type I Collagen Gels, Matrix Biol., 2013, 32, 414–423

20.  Yoo, J.-M., Negi, S., Tathireddy, P., Solzbacher, F., Song, J.-I., Rieth, L.W.,  Excimer Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C on Iridium for Use in an Activated Iridium Oxide Film-Coated Utah Electrode Array, J. Neurosci. Meth.2013, 78-87

21.  Abaya, T.V.F., Blair, S., Tathireddy, P., Rieth, L. and Solzbacher, F., A 3D Glass Optrode Array for Optical Neural Stimulation, Biomed. Opt. Express., 3, 2012, 3087 – 3104.

22.  Yoo, J.-M., Sharma, A., Tanthireddy, P., Rieth, L.W., Solzbacher, F., and Song, J.-I. Excimer-Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C Coated Utah Electrode Array Tips, Sensors Actuat. B-Chemical, 2012, 777-786.

23.  Jeong, J., Mascaro, D., and Blair, S., Precise Pixel Patterning of Small Molecule Organic Light-Emitting Devices by Spin CastingOrg. Electron., 12, 2011, 2095–2102.

24.  Stewart, R.J., Ransom, T.C., and Hlady, V., Natural Underwater AdhesivesPolymer Sci. Part B: Polymer Phys., 2011, 49, 757–771.

25.  Samuel, R., Sant, H.J., Jiao, F., Johnson, C.R., and Gale, B.K., Microfluidic Laminate-Based Phantom for Diffusion Tensor-Magnetic Resonance ImagingJ. Micromech. Microeng., 2011, 21, 095027/1 – 095027/11.

26.  Brimhall, N., Andrew, T. L., Manthena, R.V., and Menon, R., Breaking the Far-Field Diffraction Limit in Optical Nanopatterning via Repeated Photochemical and Electrochemical Transitions in Photochromic Molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2011, 107, 205501/1 – 205501/5.

27.  Tathireddy, P., Avula M., Lin, G., Cho, S.-H., Guenther, M., Schulz, V., Gerlach, G., Magda, J.J., and Solzbacher, F., Smart Hydrogel Based Microsensing Platform for Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina 677-679.

28.  Stewart, R.J., and Wang, C.-S., Adaptation of Caddisly Larval Silks to Aquatic Habitats by Phosphorylation of H-Fibroin Serines, Biomacromolecules2010, 11, 969-974.

29.  Sardar, R., Shem, P.M., Pecchia-Bekkum, C., Bjorge, N.S., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Single-Step Generation of Fluorophore-Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticle Core-Shell Materials, Nanotechnology, 2010, 21.

30.  Orthner, M.P., Lin, G., Avula, M., Buetefisch, S., Magda, J., Rieth, L.W., and Solzbacher, F., Hydrogel Based Sensor Arrays (2 X 2) with Perforated Piezoresistive Diaphragms for Metabolic Monitoring (in Vitro), Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2010, 145, 807-816.

31.  Orthner, M. P., Buetefisch, S., Magda, J., Rieth, L.W. and Solzbacher, F., Development, Fabrication, and Characterization of Hydrogel Based Piezoresisitive Pressure Sensors with Perforated Diaphrams, Sensor Actuat. A-Phys., 2010, 161, 29-38.

32.  Kannan, S., Rieth, L.W. and Solzbacher, F., NOx Sensitivity of In2O3 Thin Film Layers with and without Promoter Layers at High Temperatures, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2010, 149, 8-19.

33.  Ecsedy, K., Havey, I., Hogan, A., Ford, K., Baker, B., Stout, P., Brumbaugh, S., Piatt, J., An Exploration of the Artistic Applications of Mems: Gallery on a Chip, Int. J. Technol. Know. Soc., 2010, 6, 139 – 152.

34.  Chalasani, S., Xie, Y., Zeng, Y., and Mastrangelo, C.H., Batch Fabrication of Flowable Colorimetric Pressure Sensing Particles Via Surface Micromachining, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, 2010, 135-136.

35.  Brimley, S., Miller, M., and Hagmann, M., Field Emission in Air between Iridium-Iridium Oxide Diode Tips, International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, 2010, 5-6.

36.  Bhandari, R. Negi, S., and Solzbacher, F., Wafer Scale Fabrication of Penetrating Neural Microelectrode Arrays. Biomed. Microdevices, 2010, 12, 797-807.

37.  Bhandari, R., Negi, S., Rieth, L., and Solzbacher, F., In Vitro Comparison of Sputtered Iridium Oxide and Platinum Coated Neural Implantable Microelectrode Arrays,  Biomedical Mater., 2010, 5, 015007/1 – 015007/9 .

38.  Bhandari, R., Negi, S., Van Wagenen, R. and Solzbacher, F. Parylene C-Based Flexible Interface for Neuroprosthetic Applications, Proceedings – Electronic Components and Technology Conference, 2010, 1010-1014.

39.  Negi, S., and Bhandari, R., Multi Channel High Aspect Ratio Glass Microelectrode Array for Neuroprosthetic Applications, Electronic Components and Technology Conference, 2010, 789-793.

40.  Bhandari, R., Negi, S., Rieth, L., and Solzbacher, F., A Wafer-Scale Etching Technique for High Aspect Ratio Implantable Mems Structures, Sensors Actuat. A-Phys., 2010, 162, 130-136.

41.  Tathireddy, P., Jung, E., Bauer, J., Schneider, A., Khan-Malek, C., Marquardt, K., and Solzbacher, F., A Multi-Test Platform to Evaluate the Barrier Properties of Electronic Encapsulants for Advanced Medical Implants. IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference2009, 59, 1856-1858.

42.  Orthner, M.P., Rieth, L.W., and Solzbacher, F., Design and Performance of an LPCVD Reactor for the Growth of 3C-Silicon Carbide, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2009, 156, D364-D369.

43.  Lin, G., Chang, S., Kuo, C.-H., Magda, J. and Solzbacher, F., Free Swelling and Confined Smart Hydrogels for Applications in Chemomechanical Sensors for Physiological Monitoring, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2009, B136, 186-195.

44.  Bhandari, R., Negi, S., Reith, L., Normann, R.A., and Solzbacher, F., A Novel Masking Method for High Aspect Ratio Penetrating Microelectrode Arrays, J. Micromech. Microeng., 2009, 19, 035004/1-035004/8.

45.  Madtha, S., Lee, C., and Chandran, K.S. Ravi, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Titanium Boride (TiB), Ceramic, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2008, 91, 1319-1321.

 

X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) (Kratos Axis Ultra)

 

1.   Quast, A.D., Bornstein, M., Greydanus, B.J., Zharov, I., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Robust Polymer-Coated Diamond Supports for Noble-Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 4729-4738.

2.   Carlson, K., Elliott, C., Walker, C., Misra, M., and Mohanty, S., An Effective, Point-of-Use Water Disinfection Device Using Immobilized Black TiO2 Nanotubes as an ElectrocatalystJ. Electrochem. Soc., 2016163,  H395 – H401.

3.   You, B., Jiang, N., Meili, S., Bushan, M.W., and Sun, Y., Hierarchically Porous Urchin-Like Ni2P Superstructures Supported on Nickel Foam as Efficient Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Overall Water Splitting, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 714 – 721.

4.   You, B., Jiang, N., and Sun, Y., Morphology–Activity Correlation in Hydrogen Evolution Catalyzed by Cobalt Sulfides, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2016 (Advanced Article).

5.   Jiang, N., You, B., Sheng, M., and Sun, Y.,  Bifunctionality and Mechanism of Electrodeposited Nickel–Phosphorous Films for Efficient Overall Water Splitting, ChemCatChem, 2016, 8, 106 – 112.

6.   Teng, S., Siegel, G., Prestgard, M., Wang, W., and Tiwari, A., Synthesis and Characterization of Copper-Infiltrated Carbonized Wood Monoliths for Supercapacitor Electrodes, Electrochim. Acta, 2015, 161, 343 – 350.

6.   Mohassaf, Y., Sohn, Van Devener, B.R., and H.Y., An X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Study of the Effect of Water Vapor on Slag Chemistry and Structure Related to a Novel Flash Ironmaking Process: Part 1 — Experimental Work, Iron and Steel Technology, 2015, 12, 179 – 185.

7.   You, B., Jiang, N., Sheng, M., Drisdell, W.S., Yano, J., and Sun, Y., Bimetal-Organic Framework Self-Adjusted Synthesis of SupportFree Nonprecious Electrocatalysts for Efficient Oxygen ReductionACS Catal. 2015, 5, 7068−7076.

8.   You, B., Jiang, N., Sheng, M., Gul, S., Yano, J., and Sun, Y., High-Performance Overall Water Splitting Electrocatalysts Derived from Cobalt-Based Metal–Organic FrameworksChem. Mater., 2015, Article ASAP.

9.  Jiang, N., Tang, Q., Sheng, M., You, B., Jiang, D.-E., and Sun, Y., Nickel sulfides for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution under alkaline conditions: a case study of crystalline NiS, NiS2, and Ni3S2 nanoparticles, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016,  6, 1077 – 1084.

10.  Appusamy, K., Jiao, X., Nahata, A., and Guruswamy, S., Mg Thin Films with Al Seed Layers for UV Plasmonics, J. Phys. D Appl. Phys., 2015, 48, 1 – 8.

11.  Park, J-W., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Strong Resistance of Citrate Anions on Metal Nanoparticles to Desorption under Thiol Functionalization, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 1665 – 1682.

12.  Nan, J., You, B., and Sun, Y., Electrodeposited Cobalt-Phosphorous-Derived Films as Competent Bifunctional Catalysts for Overall Water Splitting, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 6251 – 6254.

13.  Perez, J.P.L., Yu, J., Sheppard, A.J., Chambreau, S.D., Vaghjiani, G.L., and Anderson, S.L., Binding of Alkenes and Ionic Liquids to B−H-Functionalized Boron Nanoparticles: Creation of Particles with Controlled Dispersibility and Minimal Surface OxidationACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 9991−10003.

14.  You, B., Jiang, N., Sheng, M., Sun, Y.Microwave vs. Solvothermal Synthesis of Hollow Cobalt Sulfide Nanoprisms for Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Supercapacitor, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 4252-4255.

15.  Nan, J., Bogoev, L., Popova, M., Gul, S., Yanob, J., and Sun, Y., Electrodeposited Nickel-Sulfide Films as Competent Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts in Neutral WaterJ. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 19407–19414.

16.  Chen, D., Giroud, F. and Minteer, S.D., Nickel Cysteine Complexes as Anodic Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2014, 161, F933-F939.

17.  Park, J., and Shumaker, Parry, J.S. Structural Study of Citrate Layers on Gold Nanoparticles: Role of Intermolecular Interactions in Stabilizing Nanoparticles, J. Am, Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 1907 – 1921.

18.  Simonds, B. J., Palekis, V., Van Devener, B., Ferekides, C., and Scarpulla, M.A., Surface Stoichiometry of Pulsed Ultraviolet Laser Treated Polycrystalline CdTe, J. App. Phys., 116, 2014, 013506.

19.  Perez, J.P.L., McMahon, B.W., Yu, J., Schneider, S., Boatz, J.A., Hawkins, T.W., McCrary, P.D., Beasley, P.A., Flores, L.A., Rogers, R.D., and Anderson, S.A., Boron Nanoparticles with High Hydrogen Loading: Mechanism for B–H Binding and Potential for Improved Combustibility and Specific Impulse, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 20148513–8525.

20.  Shem, P.M., Sardar, R., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Soft Ligand Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles: Incorporation of Bipyridyls and Two-Dimensional Assembly, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 426, 2014, 107–116.

21.  Zhu, L., Kapoor, S., Parry, Q., Nahata, A., and Virkar, A.V., Oxidation/Reduction Studies on Nanoporous Platinum Films by Electrical Resistance Measurements, J. Power Sources, 269, 2014, 621 – 631.

22.  Xie, X., Rieth, L., Negi, S., Bhandari, R., Caldwell, R., Sharma, A., Tathireddy, P., and Solzbacher, F., Self-Aligned Tip Deinsulation of Atomic Layer Deposited Al2O3  and Parylene C Coated Utah Electrode Array Based Neural InterfacesJ. Micromech. Microeng., 2014, 24, 35003/1 – 35003/10.

23.  McMahon, B.W., Perez, J.P.L., Yu, J., Boatz, J.A., and Anderson, S.L., Synthesis of Nanoparticles from Malleable and Ductile Metals Using Powder-Free, Reactant-Assisted Mechanical Attrition, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 19579 – 19591.

24.  Lee, G.G.W. and Minteer, S.D., Nickel-DNA Complexes: Bioelectrocatalysis or Not?, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2013, 160, H463-H468.

25.   W., McCrary, P.A., Beasley, P.A., Kelley, S.P., Rogers, R.D., and Anderson, S.A., Exploring the Structure of Nitrogen-Rich Ionic Liquids and Their Binding to the Surface of Oxide-Free Boron Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C2013117, 5693–5707.

26.  Allhusen, J.S., and Conboy, J.C., Preparation and Characterization of Conductive and Transparent Ruthenium Dioxide Sol−Gel Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 11683−11691.

27.  Yoo, J.-M., Negi, S., Tathireddy, P., Solzbacher, F., Song, J.-I., Rieth, L.W.,  Excimer Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C on Iridium for Use in an Activated Iridium Oxide Film-Coated Utah Electrode Array, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2013, 78-87

28.  Gao, Z., Walton, N.I., Malugin, A., Ghandehari, H., and Zharov, I., Preparation of Dopamine-modified Boron Nanoparticles,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 877 – 882.

29.  Yoo, J.-M., Sharma, A., Tanthireddy, P., Rieth, L.W., Solzbacher, F., and Song, J.-I. Excimer-Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C Coated Utah Electrode Array Tips, Sensor Actuat. B-Chemical2012, 777-786.

30.  Paul Slusser, P., Kumar, D., and Tiwari, A., Magnetic Behavior of CeO2–d Thin Films Doped with Non-Magnetic Transition MetalsJOM-J. Min. Met. Mat. S., 2011, 63, 25 – 28.

31.  Sardar, R., Shem, P.M., Pecchia-Bekkum, C., Bjorge, N., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Single-step Generation of Fluorophore-Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticle Core–Shell Materials, Nanotechnology2010, 21, 345603 – 345602.

32.  Attavara, S., Diwekara, M., Linfordb, M.R., Davis, M.A., and Blair, S., Passivation of aluminum with alkyl phosphonic acids for biochip applications, Appl. Surf. Sci., 2010, 256, 7146–7150.

33.  Shimizu, T., Avid, A.D. Poskrebyshev, G., Wang, H., Nabity, J., Engel, J., Yu, J., Wickham, D., Van Devener, B., Anderson, S.L., and Williams, S., Methane Ignition Catalyzed by in Situ Generated Palladium Nanoparticles, Combust. Flame, 2010, 157, 421-35.

34.  Sardar, R., Shem, P.M., Pecchia-Bekkum, C., Bjorge, N.S., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., Single-Step Generation of Fluorophore-Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticle Core-Shell Materials, Nanotechnology, 2010, 21.

35.  Corum, L. E., and Hlady, V., Screening Platelet-Surface Interactions Using Negative Surface Charge Gradients, Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 3148-3155.

36.  Chen, X., Rieth, L., Miller, M.S., and Solzbacher, F., Comparison of Y-Doped BaZrO3 Thin Films for High Temperature Humidity Sensors by RF Sputtering and Pulsed Laser Deposition, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2010, 148, 173-180.

37.  Van Devener, B., Perez, J.P.L., and Anderson, S.L., Air-Stable, Unoxidized, Hydrocarbon-Dispersible Boron Nanoparticles, J. Mat. Res., 2009, 24, 3462-3464.

38.  Van Devener, B., Anderson, S. L., Shimizu, T., Wang, H., Nabity, J., Engel, J., Yu, J., Wickham, D., and Williams, S., In Situ Generation of Pd/PdO Nanoparticle Methane Combustion Catalyst: Correlation of Particle Surface Chemistry with Ignition, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 20632-20639.

39.  Snure, M., and Tiwari, A., Anderson Localization Enhanced Ferromagnetism in ZnO.95Co0.05O, J. App. Phys. 2009, 106, 043904/1-043904/7.

40.  Shem, P.M., Sardar, R., and Shumaker-Parry, J.S., One-Step Synthesis of Phosphine-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles Using the Mild Reducing Agent 9-Bbn, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 13279-13283.

41.  Orthner, M.P., Rieth, L.W., and Solzbacher, F., Design and Performance of an LPCVD Reactor for the Growth of 3C-Silicon Carbide, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2009, 156, D364-D369.

42.  Gasser-Ramirez, J.L., Dunn, B.C., Ramirez, D.W., Fillerup, E.P., Turpin, G.C., Shi, Y., Ernst, R.D., Pugmire, R.J., Eyring, E.M., Pettigrew, K.A., Rolison, D.R., and Harris, J.M., A Simple Synthesis of Catalytically Active, High Surface Area Ceria Aerogels, J. Non-Crystal. Solids, 2008, 354, 5509-5514.

43.  Ayres, N., Holt, D.J., Jones, C.F., Corum, L.E., and Grainger, D.W., Polymer Brushes Containing Sulfonated Sugar Repeat Units: Synthesis, Characterization, and in Vitro Testing of Blood Coagulation ActivationJ. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem.2008, 46, 7713-7724.

 

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) (Bruker Dimension)

 

1.  Siegel, G.P., Prestgard, M.C., Yang, H.Y., and Tiwari, A., Spin Current Response in Bi-YIG/Pt Thin Film Heterostructures Induced by Gamma Radiation, IEEE Electr. Device L., 2015, 36, 853 – 855.

2.   Siegel, G.P., Subbaiah, Y.P.V., Prestgard, M.C., and Tiwari, A., Growth of Centimeter-Scale Atomically Thin MoS2 Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition, APL Mater., 2015, 3, 056103-(1 – 5).

3.   Wang, P., and Menon, R., Ultra-High-Sensitivity Color Imaging via a Transparent Diffractive-Filter Array and Computational Optics, Optica, 2015, 2, 933 – 939.

4.   Wang, P., Dominguez-Caballero, J.A., Friedman, D.J., and Menon, R., A New Class of Multi-Bandgap High-Efciency Photovoltaics Enabled by Broadband Diffractive Optics, Prog. Photovolt.: Res. Appl., 201523, 1073-1079. 

5.   Wang, P., and Menon, R., Optical Microlithography on Oblique and Multiplane Surfaces Using Diffractive Phase MasksMicro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS, 2015, 14, 023507.

6.   Chen, D., and Minteer, S.D., Mechanistic Study of Nickel Based Catalysts for Oxygen Evolution and Methanol Oxidation in Alkaline Medium, J. Power Sources, 2015, 284, 27 – 37.

7.   Appusamy, K., Jiao, X., Nahata, A., and Guruswamy, S., Mg Thin Films with Al Seed Layers for UV Plasmonics, J. Phys. D Appl. Phys., 2015, 48, 1 – 8.

8.  Erkan, M.E., Chawla, V., Repins, I., and Scarpulla, M.A., Interplay Between Surface Preparation and Device Performance in CZTSSe Solar Cells: Effects of KCN and NH4OH Etching, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C., 2015, 136, 78.

9.     Wang, P., and Menon, R., Computational Spectrometer Based on a Broadband Diffractive Optic, Opt. Express, 2014, 22, 14575 – 14587.

10.  Seo, J.-S. and Poulter, C.D., Sandwich Antibody Arrays Using Recombinant Antibody-Binding Protein LLangmuir, 2014, 30, 6629−6635.

11.  Wang, P., Ebeling, C., Gerton, J., Menon, R.,  Hyper-spectral Imaging in Scanning-Confocal-Fluorescence Microscopy Using a Novel Broadband Diffractive Optic, Opt. Commun., 2014, 324, 73  80.

12.  Allhusen, J.S., and Conboy, J.C., Preparation and Characterization of Conductive and Transparent Ruthenium Dioxide Sol−Gel Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 11683−11691.

13.  Yoo, J.-M., Negi, S., Tathireddy, P., Solzbacher, F., Song, J.-I., Rieth, L.W.,  Excimer Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C on Iridium for Use in an Activated Iridium Oxide Film-Coated Utah Electrode ArrayJ. Neurosci. Meth.2013, 78-87

14.  Stoikov, I.I., Yushkova, E.A., Bukharaev, A.A., Biziaev, D., Selivanovskaya, S.Y., Chursina, M.A., Antipin, I.S., Konovalova, A.I., and Zharov, I., Self-assembly of p-tert-butyl thiacalix[4]arenes and Metal Cations into Nanoscale Three-Dimensional Particles, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 25, 2012, 1177–1185.

15.  Yoo, J.-M., Sharma, A., Tanthireddy, P., Rieth, L.W., Solzbacher, F., and Song, J.-I. Excimer-Laser Deinsulation of Parylene-C Coated Utah Electrode Array TipsSensors Actuat B-Chemical2012, 777-786.

16.  Brimhall, N., Andrew, T. L., Manthena, R.V., and Menon, R., Breaking the Far-Field Diffraction Limit in Optical Nanopatterning via Repeated Photochemical and Electrochemical Transitions in Photochromic Molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2011, 107, 205501/1 – 205501/5.

17.  Che, Y., Huang, H., Xu, M., Zhang, C., Bunes, B.R., Yang, X., and Zang, L., Interfacial Engineering of Organic Nanofibril Heterojunctions into Highly Photoconductive Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 1087–1091

18.  Jeong, J., Mascaro, D., and Blair, S., Precise Pixel Patterning of Small Molecule Organic Light-Emitting Devices by Spin Casting, Org. Electron., 12, 20112095 – 2102.

19.  Steinebach, H., Kannan, S., Rieth, L., and Solzbacher, F., H2 Gas Sensor Performance of NiO at High Temperatures in Gas Mixtures, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem, 2010, 151, 162-168.

20.  Kannan, S., Rieth, L.W. and Solzbacher, F., NOx Sensitivity of In2O3 Thin Film Layers with and without Promoter Layers at High Temperatures, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2010, 149, 8-19.

21.  Chen, X., Rieth, L., Miller, M.S., and Solzbacher, F., Comparison of Y-Doped BaZrO3 Thin Films for High Temperature Humidity Sensors by RF Sputtering and Pulsed Laser Deposition, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2010, 148, 173-180.

22.  Che, Y., Yang, X., Liu, G., Yu, C., Ji, H., Zuo, J., Zhao, J., and Zang, L., Ultrathin N-Type Organic Nanoribbons with High Photoconductivity and Application in Optoelectronic Vapor Sensing of Explosives, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 5743-5750.

23.  Chen, X., Rieth, L., Miller, M.S., and Solzbacher, F., Pulsed Laser Deposited Y-Doped BaZrO3 Thin Films for High Temperature Humidity Sensors, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2009, B142, 166-174.

24.  Chen, X., Rieth, L., Miller, M.S., and Solzbacher, F., High Temperature Humidity Sensors Based on Sputtered Y-Doped BaZrO3 Thin Films, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 2009, B137, 578-585.

 

Optical Profilometery using White Light Interferometry (Zygo NewView 5000)

 

1.  Sanders, A.P., P. Dudhiya, and R.M. Brannon (2011) Thin Hard Crest on the Edge of Ceramic Acetabular Liners Accelerates Wear in Edge Loading, J. Arthroplasticy, 2011, 27, 150 – 152.

2. Orthner, M.P., Rieth, L.W., and Solzbacher, F., High Speed Wafer Scale Bulge Testing for the Determination of Thin Film Mechanical Properties. Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2010, 81, 055111-(1 – 7).

3.  Bhandari, R., Negi, S., Rieth, L., and Solzbacher, F., A Wafer-Scale Etching Technique for High Aspect Ratio Implantable Mems Structures, Sensor Actuat. A-Phys., 2010, 162, 130-136.

4.  Bamberg, E., and Rakwal, D., Experimental Investigation of Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of Gallium-Doped Germanium, J. Mater. Process. Technol., 2008, 197, 419-427.