ACTIVE USER PROJECTS

Proposal Cycle 2015B: expire July 31, 2016

Proposal Cycle 2015A: expire January 31, 2016

Proposal Cycle 2014B (extended): expire July 31, 2016

Proposal Cycle 2014A (extended): expire January 31, 2016


Proposal Cycle 2015B: expire July 31, 2016

UHV-SPM study of ferroic effects in dopant distributed, layered, ferroelectric, semiconductor crystals - CuInP2(SxSe1-x)6
Andrius Dziaugys, Vilnius University [CNMS2015-203]

Probing the structure evolution of multimetallic nanoparticles during CO oxidation
Huiyuan Zhu, ORNL [CNMS2015-204]

Tunable Defects in Two Dimensional Materials by Bombardment with High Energy Particles
Ivan Vlassiouk, ORNL [CNMS2015-205]

Control of macromolecule mobility on surfaces using molecular-scale periodic structures
Svetlana Sukhishvili, Texas A&M University [CNMS2015-208]

Electrochemical Strain Microscopy study of Resistive Switching phenomena on La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 films
Benjamin Martinez, Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona [CNMS2015-209]

Development of Magnetic Scintillating Material
Brenda Smith, ORNL [CNMS2015-211]

Simulating unconventional superconductors with nanoscale inhomogeneities and strong correlations
Peter Hirschfeld, University of Florida [CNMS2015-212]

Characterization of nanostructured ceramics prepared using Spark Plasma Sintering for electric energy storage
Zhongyang Cheng, Auburn University [CNMS2015-214]

Theoretical and Experimental Study on the Bistability of DNA Nucleobases
Wei Liu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology [CNMS2015-215]

Weld metal-base metal comparison of α-α' phase separation in duplex stainless steel 2101
Julie Tucker, Oregon State University [CNMS2015-217]

Magnetic and electric properties of Ni1-xCoxTiO3 thin films
Johannes Frantti, Finnish Research and Engineering [CNMS2015-222]

Investigating Centrifugal-Based Flow Through Nano Thin Layer Pillar Arrays
Michael J.Sepaniak, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-226]

SPM-based in-situ investigation of oxide layer formation and growth on iron electrodes for iron-air batteries
Henning W. Weinrich, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH [CNMS2015-227]

Understanding damage mechanisms at the plasma-materials interface
Chad Parish, ORNL [CNMS2015-229]

Magneto-Optical Studies on Dynamic Internal Photovoltaic Processes in High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells under Device-Operating Condition
Bin Hu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-230]

Microfluidic platform for real time mechanical and chemical manipulation of bacterial cells
Jaan Mannik, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-231]

Microscopic invesitigation of solid-solid interface in solid-state metal-metal battery
Ruigang Zhang, Toyota Research Institute of North America [CNMS2015-233]

Grain boundary impedance in three-dimensional copper trusses
Julia Greer, California Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-234]

Investigation of carbon nanostructures in covetic materials by helium ion microscopy
Beihai Ma, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2015-235]

Probing spin-dependent electronic states in extended defects in graphene
An-Ping Li, ORNL [CNMS2015-236]

Elucidating the Energy Transfer Mechanism of Optical Protein Nanostructures in Cephalopod Chromatophores for Bio-inspired Photonic Systems
Leila Deravi, University of New Hampshire [CNMS2015-237]

Insight into the structure and composition of Pt-Bi/C bimetallic catalysts for alcohol oxidation
Robert J. Davis, University of Virginia [CNMS2015-238]

Light-induced dynamics of low-dimensional models for complex oxides
Julian Rincon, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics [CNMS2015-242]

Understanding phase separation behavior of a new high temperature thermoplastic elastomers through synthesis of polybenzofulvene-b-(deuterated polyisoprene)
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-243]

The effect of microscopic lattice modulation by strain and cation substitution on physical and electrochemical properties in epitaxial La1-xSrxCoO3-δ (LSC) thin films
Ho Nyung Lee, ORNL [CNMS2015-244]

Understanding the effects of alpha-Synuclein binding on the conformation and structure of phospholipid membranes
Divina Anunciado, Oak Ridge Associated Universities [CNMS2015-245]

Atom Probe Analysis of Severe Plastically Deformed Machining Layers
Vikram Bedekar, Timken Company [CNMS2015-246

Probing the exciton dynamics in plasmon enhanced perovskite solar cells with transient with transient absorption spectroscopy and time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy
Rizia Bardhan, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-247

Characterization of semiconductor based nanocomposite photocatalysts for solar fuel production and environmental remediation
Abdou Lachgar, Wake Forest University  [CNMS2015-250

Spin Ice and Spin Liquid thin films
Laura Bovo, University College London [CNMS2015-251]

Patterned Porous Silicon Photonic Structures for Biosensing
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-252]

Novel IrB2 additive to improve ultra high temperature ZrB2-SiC ceramics
Nina Orlovskaya, University of Central Florida [CNMS2015-253]

First principle calculations for interfacial phonon thermal transport in 2D materials and their hetero-structures
Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-254]

Thermal Boundary Conductance at Interface of MoS2 or Graphene with Metals and BN
Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-255]

Characterization of Plasmon Modes for Mesoscale, Hybrid Nanostructure Assemblies
Vladimir Tsukruk, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-256]

Atomistic Origins of Selective Nitrogen Adsorption Using Steady-State Isotopic Transient Kinetic Analysis
James Neilson, Colorado State University [CNMS2015-257]

Phase Stability and Microstructural Evolution of a Refractory High-Entropy Alloy, CrMoNbV, with an Unexpected Single Body-centered Cubic (BCC) Phase
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-258]

Advanced Electron Microscopy Analysis of Metallic Alloy Nanoparticles 
Chao Wang, Johns Hopkins University [CNMS2015-260]

Investigation of unintentional Ga incorporation into N-polar AlN interlayer within HEMT for its performance optimization
Baishakhi Mazumder, ORNL [CNMS2015-261]

Effects of aging temperature on nanoscale precipitation and grain boundary segreation of high-strength steels strengthened by nanoscale Cu and NiAl co-precipitates
C. T. Liu, City University of Hong Kong [CNMS2015-262]

A dynamic cluster approximation study of the functional renormalization group
Doug Scalapino, University of  California, Santa Barbara [CNMS2015-263]

Rationally Tuning Surface Adhesion Using Nanoscale Roughness
Tevis Jacobs, University of Pittsburgh [CNMS2015-264

Direct Electrical Measurement of Carrier Density and Profile in Plasmonic Semiconductor Nanowires
Michael Filler, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-266]

Tensile deformation of well-dispersed polymer nanocomposites
Alexei Sokolov, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-267]

Growth and characterization of CeO2(110) films for fundamental catalytic studies
David Mullins, ORNL [CNMS2015-268]

Development of Platinum Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Applications
Suljo Linic, University of Michigan [CNMS2015-270]

Structural characterization of encapsulated quantum dot thin films using grazing incidence small angle scattering and electron microscopy
Scott Geyer, Wake Forest University  [CNMS2015-271]

Magnetic and structural properties of lanthanide particles coated with an anti-oxidative coating
Matthew Wellons, Savannah River National Laboratory [CNMS2015-274]

Structure-property relationships in piezoelectrics for extreme environments
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-275]

Investigation of σ Phase and TRIP Effect on Micro-mechanical Behavior of a Cast Duplex Stainless Steel
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-277]

Effect of the aluminium content on the corrosion behavior of AlxFeCoNiCr high-entropy alloys in aqueous environments
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-278]

Simultaneous Thermoelectric and Structural Characterization of individual 2D material
Anastassios Mavrokefalos, University of Houston [CNMS2015-279]

Characterization of Pt-based Fuel Cell Catalysts by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
David Cullen, ORNL [CNMS2015-280]

Atomic Scale Investigation of Rare Earth - Oxygen Coupling in Dilutely Doped Gallium Nitride Using Atom Probe Tomography 
Bradon Mitchell, University of Mt. Union  [CNMS2015-281]

Investigation of molecular conformation and charge transfer at interfaces of deuterated organic photovoltaics
Wei Xiong, University of California, San Diego [CNMS2015-282]

Simulation of Solar Wind Space Weathering in Lunar Analog Minerals
Kimberly Kuhlman, Planetary Science Institute [CNMS2015-283]

PLD fabrication of BaZr0.8Y0.2O3-delta/Ce0.8Sm0.2O2-delta heterostructures to understand nanoionics effects on ionic conductivity at heterogeneous interfaces
Meilin Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology  [CNMS2015-284]

Examining Charge Ordering in CaMn7O12 thin films via aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy
Mitra Taheri, Drexel University [CNMS2015-286]

Microscopy of Non-PGM Fuel Cell Catalysts
Karren More, ORNL[CNMS2015-287]

End-group analysis of regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophene)s to enable donor-acceptor conjugated block copolymers
Enrique Gomez, Pennsylvania State University [CNMS2015-289]

Mesoscale Investigations of Polarization Dynamics in Ferroelectric Relaxors
Rama Vasudevan, ORNL [CNMS2015-290]

Investigation of correlation between oxygen electrocatalysis and carrier properties in transition metal oxides
Yang Shao-Horn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-291]

Investigation of Atomic Resolution Interface and Structural Quality of Nitride Superlattices
Donna Stokes, University of Houston [CNMS2015-293]

Nanoscale structure and magnetic properties of Au-doped BaFe2As2
Athena Safa-Sefat, ORNL [CNMS2015-295]

Vanadium dioxide based active metasurfaces from 2 to 30 µm
Richard Haglund, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-297]

A Beta-Activated Ultraviolet Photovoltaic Cell
Brenda Smith, ORNL [CNMS2015-298]

Determination of chemical compatibility of Li3PS4 and lithium metal anodes
Brian  Francisco, Solid Power, Inc [CNMS2015-299]

Evaluation of Carbon Partitioning in New Generation of Quench and Partitioning (Q&P) Steels
Andre Tschiptschin, University of São Paulo/Brazilian-Nanotechnology Laboratory [CNMS2015-301]

Investigation of the Interface between LiCoO2 Electrode and Li7La3Zr2O12 Solid Electrolyte for All-Solid-State Lithium Batteries Using Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
Cheng Ma, ORNL [CNMS2015-302]

Monitoring electrodeposited Bi nanostructures during CO2 reduction to CO in the presence of ionic liquids
Robert Sacci, ORNL [CNMS2015-303]

High-speed ferroelectric functional imaging by capturing complete material response
Suhas Somnath, ORNL [CNMS2015-305]

Characterization of Interfacial Defects in Colloidal 2D Cadmium Chalcogenide Quantum Well Heterostructures with Atomically Precise Thickness
Tianquan Lian, Emory University [CNMS2015-306]

Microfluidic environmental control platforms for chemical and transcriptomic analysis of fungal-bacterial interactions
Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University [CNMS2015-308]

Artificial Spin Ice Structures in Perovskite Oxide Heterostructures
Yayoi Takamura, University of California, Davis [CNMS2015-309]

Micro and nanostructured substrates for characterizing attachment and community structure of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria
Ryan Hansen, Kansas State University  [CNMS2015-310]

Microstructural Characterization in advanced Light-Weight High-Entropy Alloys
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-312]

Microstructural Characterization in Ferritic Superalloys with a Novel Hierarchical Structure Using Atom Probe Tomography and Transmission Electron Microscopy
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-313]

Ferroelectricity and its stability in a few monolayer-thick BaTiO3 films sandwiched between SrRuO3 metal layers
Tae Won Noh, Seoul National University and Institute for Basic Sciences [CNMS2015-314]

Atom probe characterization of PEALD metal oxide interfaces
Robert Nemanich, Arizona State University  [CNMS2015-315]

Characterization of a set of blood-compatible heparin-mimicking polymers
Neil Ayres, University of Cincinnati  [CNMS2015-318]

Nanoscale analysis of complex plasmonic nanostructures
Jordan Hachtel, Vanderbilt University[CNMS2015-319]

Synthesis of Deuterated PAMAM Dendrimers and Application to Membrane Characterization by SANS and USANS
Julia Kornfield, California Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-320]

Pulsed laser selective annealing of polymer blends for superior organic photovoltaic materials
Yingzhong Ma, ORNL [CNMS2015-321]

Examining the nanoscale morphology in organic electronic materials
Malika Jeffries, Iowa State University [CNMS2015-322]

Synthesizing and Dispersing Nanomaterials within Fuel Cells
Wesley Tennyson, ORNL [CNMS2015-323]

Doping engineering of two dimensional layered materials
Mauricio Terrones, Pennsylvania State University [CNMS2015-324]

Nanoscale multimodal chemical imaging of local catalyst reactivity on a combined AFM-MS platform
Simon Bare, UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company [CNMS2015-325]

Nanofluidic interfaces for chemical imaging and integration of adaptive biosystems
Mitch Doktycz, ORNL [CNMS2015-326]

Exploring nanoscale subsurface imaging with big data
Laurene Tetard, University of Central Florida  [CNMS2015-327]

Exploring the overlap in the high-pressure phase diagram of silane and hydrogenated amorphous silicon
Bianca Haberl, ORNL [CNMS2015-328]

Elucidating Structure-Property Relationships in Imidazole-Based Deep Eutectic Mixtures
Joshua Sangoro, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-329]

Effect of pre-straining and temperature on the carbon distribution in retained austenite, bainite, polygonal ferrite and carbides in a TRIP-assisted advanced high strength steel
Antonio Ramirez, Ohio State University [CNMS2015-330]

Antibacterial and protein binding nanoparticles for dental adhesive resins
Sharukh Khajotia, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center  [CNMS2015-331]

Ion irradiation induced defect structures in silicon carbide and complex oxides
William Weber, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-333]

Creation of synthetic environments for studying dynamic host-microbe and microbe-microbe interactions
Scott Retterer, ORNL [CNMS2015-334]

Depolarization field in BaTiO3 films epitaxially  grown on semiconductors (Si, SiGe) - effect of the buffer layer
Catherine Dubourdieu, CNRS - Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon  [CNMS2015-335]

Ab initio calculations of interfacial electron-phonon coupling in FeSe films on oxide substrates: a pathway to higher superconducting transition temperatures
Steven Johnston, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-336]

Microstructural Evolution of neutron-irradiated Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel
Meimei Li, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2015-337]

Synthesis of deuterated methyl acrylate for neutron scattering studies of grafted polymer nanocomposites
Sanat Kumar, Columbia University [CNMS2015-338]

Advanced SEM characterization of MOF-coated structured adsorbents to study the surface morphology and analyze the coated film thickness and quality for carbon dioxide adsorption
Fateme Rezaei, Missouri University of Sceince and Technology  [CNMS2015-339]

Atomic Scale Analysis of the Effect of Doping and Alloying on the Activity of Heterogeneous Catalysts by Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
Volkan Ortalan, Purdue University [CNMS2015-340]

Computational Study of Electrostatically Tunable Band Offsets in 2D van der Waals Heterostructures
Marcelo Kuroda, Auburn University [CNMS2015-344]

Disorder and surface morphology effects in carbon based multispectral absorbers
Dragoslav Grbovic, Naval Postgraduate School [CNMS2015-345]

Precise synthesis of samples for studies of ionic conduction and dynamics in ultrathin films of polymerized ionic liquids
Joshua Sangoro, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-346]

Pressure Effect on the Magnetocaloric Effect in Nd0.5Sr0.5CoO3
Antonio Moreira dos Santos, ORNL [CNMS2015-348]

Microstructure Evolution during Friction Stir Welding of a 12Cr–6Ni–2Mo–0.1Ti Super-Martensitic Stainless Steel
Antonio Ramirez, Ohio State University [CNMS2015-350]

In situ imaging and spectroscopy of 2D Crystal Growth:  Transition Metal Chalcogenides
Dave Geohegan, ORNL [CNMS2015-352]

Pushing the pressure limit of indentation beyond the hardness of a material
Bianca Haberl, ORNL [CNMS2015-353]

High-Transition Temperature Superconductor Nano Wire Josephson Junctions
Shane Cybart, University of California, San Diego [CNMS2015-354]

Low-dimensional metal assemblies on few-layer black phosphorus
Young-Woo Son, Korea Institute for Advanced Study  [CNMS2015-357]

Atom Probe Tomography of Grain Boundary Laves Phase to Understand Precipitaiton Behavior in New FeCrAl Alloys and Effects on Creep Strength
Ben Shassere, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-360]

The role of structural disorder in the electronic properties of the RuCl3 layers: microscopic and spectroscopic characterization
Maxim Ziatdinov, ORNL [CNMS2015-362]

Gap symmetry in BaFe2As2 thin films studied with Josephson junctions scribed by He-ion FIB
Bruce Davidson, Temple University [CNMS2015-363]

Compatibility of V/Y2O3/V-4Cr-4Ti Coatings with Liquid Flowing Li
Kinga Unocic, ORNL [CNMS2015-364]

In situ study of high-entropy alloy microstructure transformations
Louis Santodonato, ORNL [CNMS2015-365]

Investigating Nanostructure Synthesis Using In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky  [CNMS2015-370]

High Resolution and High Temperature Microscopy of Skutterudite Thermoelectrics
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky  [CNMS2015-371]


Proposal Cycle 2015A: expire January 31, 2016

Quantitative Assessment of the Chemical Distribution in Alnico Alloys with Different Thermal-magnetic Heat-treatment Temperature
Lin Zhou, Ames Laboratory [CNMS2015-001]

Improved Carbon Nanotube Fibers through Crosslinking and Densification
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-003]

Micro Fabrication and Characterization of titanium gas diffusion layers and membrane electrode assemblies
Feng-Yuan Zhang,  University of Tennessee Space Institute [CNMS2015-004]

Fluorescence Enhancement by Metalized Dielectric Aerogels
Brenda Smith, ORNL [CNMS2015-005]

Understanding Transport in New Thermoelectric Polymers Part II - synthesis of Se and Te EDOT analogs
Shannon Yee, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-006]

In situ spectroscopic investigations of acid gas interaction with faceted metal oxide catalysts
Zili Wu, ORNL [CNMS2015-007]

Parametric study of near millimeter scale etching in diamond
Eric Lukosi, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-008]

Structural study of the heavy metal transporter CadA through its enzymatic cycle by SANS
Anne Martel, Institut Laue/Langevin [CNMS2015-010]

Structure and Performance Relationship of Au Nanocatalysts for Propylene Epoxidation
Yu Lei, University of Alabama, Huntsville [CNMS2015-011]

Nanoscale mechanisms of glass and mineral alteration in aqueous solutions measured in real time and in situ with a liquid cell TEM
Roland Hellmann, ISTerre/CNRS [CNMS2015-012]

Defect characterization of femtosecond laser exfoliated graphene and MoS2 2D materials
Anming Hu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-013]

Novel Solid Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
Zhan Lin, Zhejiang University [CNMS2015-014]

In situ Study of Au/TiO2 Photocatalysts for CO2 Conversion to Hydrocarbon Fuels
Dongxia Liu, University of Maryland [CNMS2015-015]

Microscopic mechanism of flow in solutions of star polymers under shear
Wei-Ren Chen, ORNL [CNMS2015-016]

Investigation of tunable dielectric properties on the nanoscale
Nina Balke, ORNL [CNMS2015-017]

Rechargeable Solid-State Lithium-Sulfide Batteries
Juchuan Li, SuperIonics, Inc. [CNMS2015-018]

Investigation of structure, morphology, and uranyl binding characteristics of amidoxime-based polymeric adsorbents
Tomonori Saito, ORNL [CNMS2015-019]

Study of particle-particle interaction in electrolyte as a function of charge for flow capacitors
Jeremy Come, ORNL [CNMS2015-020]

Computational Studies of Vibrationally Excited Carbon Dioxide Desorption
Michael Filler, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-021]

Theoretical Study of Photochromism Mechanism in Inorganic-Organic Hybrids of Polyoxometalates
Shih-Hung Chou, 3M [CNMS2015-022]

Effect of addition of silver on atomic-scale surface structure and propoerties of La5/8Ca3/8MnO3 thin film grown by PLD
Alexander Tselev, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-025]

Optimization of Bio-Nano Interfaces for Energy Conversion and Biosensing Applications using Computational Studies
Ivana Gonzales, University of New Mexico [CNMS2015-027]

Defective interfaces in Yttrium-doped Barium Zirconate films, characterization of the transport properties by scanning probe techniques
Vittorio Foglietti, Istituto di Struttura della Materia-CNR - Montelibretti [CNMS2015-028]

TEM Characterization of Novel Hexagonal OsB2
Nina Orlovskaya, University of Central Florida [CNMS2015-029]

Mechanochemical Synthesis of Iridium Diboride
Nina Orlovskaya, University of Central Florida [CNMS2015-030]

Mixed Conductors for Solid-State Lithium-Sulfide Batteries
Chengdu Liang, ORNL [CNMS2015-031]

Synthesis of Iron nanoparticles for enhanced neurological theranostics
Jacqueline Johnson, University of Tennessee Space Institute [CNMS2015-032]

Nanoscale characterization of ceramics and minerals for microwave matrial processing optimization
S.W. Kingman,  University of Nottingham [CNMS2015-034]

Molecular weight dependence of polymer diffusion in attractive poly(2-vinylpyridine)/collodial silica nanocomposites
Karen Winey, University of Pennsylvania [CNMS2015-035]

X-Ray Diffraction Study on Cu2-xSe
Chetan Dhital, ORNL [CNMS2015-036]

In situ synthesis and operando characterization of Bi electrocatalysts for CO2 to CO reduction
Ray Unocic, ORNL [CNMS2015-037]

Spatial distribution of elements inside multifunctional bimetallic nanocrystals for biomedical applications
Sabino Veintemillas-Verdaguer, ICMM-CSIC [CNMS2015-038]

In-situ study of methane oxidation over doped perovskite nano-particles
Fanxing Li, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-039]

Ultrafast modulation of hybrid silicon-vanadium dioxide optical structures
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-040]

Metal oxide-functionalized porous silicon thin films for integrated electrochemical energy storage
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-042]

Creating and controlling gradient optical forces in nanophotonic devices   
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-043]

Investigation of RF Nonthermal Plasma Effects on Supported Au-Pd Catalysts
Ben W.-L. Jang, Texas A&M University [CNMS2015-044]

Investigation of the nature of active sites and dominant reaction pathways over a family of carbon and MgAl-oxide K/MoS2 catalysts for higher alcohol synthesis from syngas
Christopher Jones, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-045]

Graphene-Insulator-Graphene Tunneling Junctions Enabled by Novel Hetero-Eptaxial Synthesis
Gong Gu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-046]

Dissolution and re-precipitation of Cu/NiAl nano-precipitates in high-strength steels: effects of welding and postweld annealing
C.T. Liu, City University of Hong Kong [CNMS2015-047]

Engineered 3D self-assembly of ligand-graphene hybrids for high-performance supercapacitors
Michael Hu, ORNL     [CNMS2015-048]

Texture of Friction Stir  Welded CuNB Nanolamellar Composites
Judy Schneider, Mississippi State University [CNMS2015-049]

Understanding the relation between structure and ionic transport in polystyrene-graft-oligo(ethylene oxide)s by X-ray scattering and dielectric spectroscopy
Karen Winey, University of Pennsylvania  [CNMS2015-051]

Deuteration of Fullerene Derivatives for Neutron Reflectometry of Sequentially Processed Polymer:Fullerene Photovoltaic Devices
Sarah Tolbert, University of California, Los Angeles [CNMS2015-053]

Quantifying Elemental Segregation and Diffusion in Grain Boundaries for Newly Developed CdTe Solar Cell Post-deposition Treatments
Yanfa Yan, University of Toledo [CNMS2015-055]

Effects of tuning the out-of-plane lattice parameter in ferroelectric thin film through noble ion implantation
Thomas Ward, ORNL [CNMS2015-056]

DIRECT OBSERVATION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC HETEROGINEITY IN POLYMERS USING SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-058]

Investigation of Gigantic and Tunable Seebeck Coefficient in Graphene
Matthew Lassiter, AEgis Technologies [CNMS2015-059]

Synthesis of Deuterated 2-vinylpyridine for Neutron Scattering Studies of Polymer Nanocomposites
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-060]

Elucidate the ionic transport mechanism in polymerized ionic liquids
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-062]

Nanoscale Ionic and Electronic Transport Phenomena in Li2S
Gleb Yushin, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-064]

Light-nanoconcentrators for hydrogen production from gaseous ammonia and urea solutions
Ivano Alessandri, INSTM-University of Brescia [CNMS2015-066]

Domain nucleation controlled by designed ferroelectric-to-electrode interfaces
Kathrin Dorr, MLU Halle-Wittenberg [CNMS2015-067]

Nanoscale mapping of lithium-ion transport in LixMnO2 (x<0.34) lithium-ion battery cathode materials using electrochemical strain microscopy
Scott Donne, University of Newcastle [CNMS2015-068]

Electrode Effects on the Ferroelectric Properities of HfO2 – Influence of Mechanical Confinement and Electrode Area
Uwe Schroeder, NaMLab gGmbH [CNMS2015-070]

Fundamental Study of Switching Kinetics in HfO2 on Nano-Scale   
Uwe Schroeder, NaMLab gGmbH [CNMS2015-071]

Bottlebrushes of Conjugated Polymers as Model Stimuli Responsive Materials
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-073]

Monitoring the Interfacial Layer in Polymer Nanocomposites with Small Angle X-ray Scattering: The Influence of Polymer/Nanoparticle Interacations
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-074]

The Role of Electron Proximity Effects on Materials Properties during Electron Beam Induced Deposition of Nanoscale Elements
Harald Plank, Graz University of Technology [CNMS2015-075]

First-principles atomistic Simulations of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pt(111)
Alessandro Fortunelli, Italian National Research Council (CNR)  [CNMS2015-076]

HRTEM Characterization of Catalytic Metal Nanoclusters in Hybrid Zeolite Membranes
Sankar Nair, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-077]

Metamaterial perfect absorber VO2 single photon detection in the UV-Vis spectrum
Philip Evans, ORNL [CNMS2015-078]

Cross correlation of multi-dimensional data sets for studying high temperature superconductors     
Sergei Kalinin, ORNL [CNMS2015-079]

Investigation of surface ionic dynamics in Ca-substituted  bismuth ferrite(III)
Evgheni Strelcov, ORNL [CNMS2015-080]

In Situ TEM Study of Dendrite Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms During Zn Electrodeposition
Thomas Zawodzinski, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-081]

Explore the effect of strain field from screw dislocation on the ferroelectric switching and retention of BiFeO3
Qing He, Durham University [CNMS2015-085]

Organic electrical conductors based on boron or nitrogen-doped phenalenyls
Yonghui Tian, Sichuan University [CNMS2015-086]

ESM probing of layered perovskite materials and A-site deficient materials with exsolution
Francesco Ciucci, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) [CNMS2015-087]

In-situ TEM electron beam influences on electrokinetic processes with nanoparticles
Kristian Molhave, Technical University of Denmark [CNMS2015-088]

Nanomaterial assembly and characterization of hybrid polymer nanocomposites
Mike Kilbey, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-089]

Evaluating Structural Order of a PAH Nanofiller in an Epoxy Matrix
Jamie Messman, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies [CNMS2015-092]

Characterisation of Radiation Damage in Perovskites by Atom Probe Tomography
Stella Pedrazzini, University of Oxford [CNMS2015-093]

Role of alloy chemistry on α-α' phase separation in duplex stainless steels
Julie Tucker, Oregon State University [CNMS2015-094]

High-throughput density functional theory calculations using Nexus
Valentino Cooper, ORNL [CNMS2015-096]

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Mn4+ red phosphors
Michael Chance, ORNL [CNMS2015-097]

Nonlinear nanophotonics with ultrastrong plasmonic coupling
Benjamin Lawrie, ORNL [CNMS2015-098]

Evaluation of DNA origami folding pathways during competitive, multishape anneals
Thomas LaBean, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-099]

Effects of dipolar interactions on thermodynamics of diblock copolymer melts
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-101]

Selective Deuteration of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Surfactant
Veerendra Kumar Sharma, ORNL [CNMS2015-102]

Vertical AlGaN/GaN hetero-junction field effect transistor
Fan Ren, University of Florida [CNMS2015-104]

Synthesis and characterization of model anisotropic silica nanoparticles with short-range attractions
Norman Wagner,  University of Delaware [CNMS2015-105]

Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides, MXenes, Using Atomic Force Microscopy Measurements and First-Principles Simulations
Yu Xie, ORNL [CNMS2015-106]

CMOS VACNF Based Neural Interface
Nicole McFarlane, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-107]

Resolving the Activation mechanism in High-Voltage Lithium-and manganese Rich Oxides for High-Energy-Density Lithium-ion Batteries
Debasish Mohanty, ORNL [CNMS2015-109]

Fundamentally Understanding and Quantifying the Photomagnetization of Nanomaterials
Wei David Wei, University of Florida  [CNMS2015-110]

In-situ scanning probe microscopy study of lead-assisted corrosion cracking in metal oxides
Jongjin Kim, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2015-112]

Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles at Liquid Liquid Interfaces
Rafael Verduzco, Rice University [CNMS2015-115]

Compositional study of retained austenite in a 12Cr – 6Ni – 2 Mo – 0.1 Ti Super Martensitic Stainless after single and multi-step intercritical temperings
Antonio Ramirez, Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory [CNMS2015-116]

Supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods for phase identification in atomically resolved images
Sergei Kalinin, ORNL [CNMS2015-117]

Nanoscale mapping of the superconducting gap in thermally-annealed cobalt-doped BaFe2As2 single crystals
Athena Safa-Sefat, ORNL [CNMS2015-118]

Towards clean graphene surfaces: systematic study of contamination removal after graphene transfer using Kelvin probe force microscopy
Brian Rodriguez, University College Dublin [CNMS2015-119]

Anisotropic magnetoelastic coupling and magnetocaloric effect in lightly-doped Fe5Si3 single crystals
Guixan Cao, ORNL [CNMS2015-120]

Membrane Domain Formation on Nanostructured Scaffolds
Pat Collier, ORNL [CNMS2015-121]

Design, fabrication, and testing of surface electrodes for electrical interrogation of droplet interface bilayers in liquids, solids, and in air
Andy Sarles, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-122]

Nanoplatform of the Subretinal Microenvironment in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ed Chaum, University of Tennessee Health Science Center [CNMS2015-123]

Local probing of light-induced changes in polarization switching and current-voltage characteristics of photovoltaic ferroelectrics
Jonathan Spanier, Drexel University [CNMS2015-125]

Laser Shock Induced Deformation and Damage in Silicon Single Crystals
Bimal Kad, University of California - San Diego [CNMS2015-128]

In-Situ Studies of Vacancy Formation and Atomic manipulation on surfaces of Epitaxial Manganese Oxide Thin Films
Rama Vasudevan, ORNL [CNMS2015-129]

Morphological Study of Novel (Polystyrene-Polyisobutylene)2-s-Poly(acrylic acid) Miktoarm Star Polymers
Sarah Morgan, University of Southern Mississippi [CNMS2015-131]

In situ electrochemical atomic force microscopy study of intercalation of reactive molecules in MXenes
Steven Overbury, ORNL [CNMS2015-132]

Microfluidic Model for Cellular Interactions in the Blood Brain Barrier
Balabhaskar Prabhakarpandian, CFD Research Corporation [CNMS2015-134]

DEVELOPMENT OF ODS FeCrAl FOR FUSION REACTOR APPLICATIONS
Bruce Pint, ORNL [CNMS2015-135]

Phase identification of lithium aluminum double hydroxide chloride sorbent materials for lithium extraction from geothermal brine solutions
Parans Paranthaman, ORNL [CNMS2015-136]

Single Photon Detectors using single layer Fe-based superconductors via in-situ MBE
Amit Goyal, ORNL [CNMS2015-138]

Impact of the change in internal and external screening conditions on ferroelectric switching in proton exchanged magnesium doped lithium niobate
Brian Rodriguez, University College Dublin [CNMS2015-139]

Room-Temperature Tunneling Field Effect Transistors
Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technological University [CNMS2015-141]

Investigation on novel transistors without using semiconductors
Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technological University [CNMS2015-142]

Fundamentals of ion milling of suspended CVD graphene
Peter Bedworth, Lockheed Martin Corporation [CNMS2015-143]

Influence of Vacuum Annealing on Graphitic Transformations, Bonding, and Microwave Absorption of Carbide-Derived Carbons
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University [CNMS2015-144]

SANS based microstructural characterization of polyelectrolyte complexes
Matthew Tirrell, University of Chicago [CNMS2015-145]

Conductivity of ferroelectric nanodomains
Rama Vasudevan, ORNL [CNMS2015-146]

Characterization of Pore Distribution and Surface Morphology of Divergently Graphitized Carbide-Derived Carbons
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University [CNMS2015-147]

Directed Assembly of Nickel Silicide Nanoparticles Through Liquid Phase Dewetting Mechanisms as a Substrate for CNT Growth
Nicholas Roberts, Utah State University [CNMS2015-148]

Investigation of the Effect of Surface Termination of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal  Carbides, MXenes, on its Electronic Structure using EELS
Michael Abdelmalak, ORNL [CNMS2015-149]

Correlated Switching Dynamics in the Nanoscale Proximity of 90° Ferroelectric Domain Walls
Venkatraman Gopalan, Pennsylvania State University [CNMS2015-150]

Photovoltaic Effect and Efficiency in Strongly Correlated Thin FIlms and Heterostructures
Christianne Beekman, Florida State University / NHMFL [CNMS2015-152]

Evaluating Electrode Performance as a Function of Processing Method and Electrode Density/Porosity
Shrikant Nagpure, ORNL [CNMS2015-155]

Partial Deuteration of Imidazolium Cations for High-Precision Neutron Spectrometer Measurements
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University  [CNMS2015-156]

Adsorption and diffusion of metal atoms on boron nitride/Rh(111)
Ye Xu, Louisiana State University [CNMS2015-158]

Electrical transport through crystallographically-aligned carbon-nanotube and etched-graphene integrated structures using 4-probe STM
Douglas Strachan, University of Kentucky [CNMS2015-159]

Precisely controlled nanostructured materials for highly efficient catalysis
Christopher Murray, University of Pennsylvania [CNMS2015-160]

Hydroxylation and water interactions on oxide surfaces and their implications on the oxygen reduction reaction
Yang Shao-Horn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-163]

Repetitive Switching and Voltage-stressing of PZT at the nanoscale: fatigue vs tuning
Peter Maksymovych, ORNL [CNMS2015-164]

Understanding ferroic ordering in van-der-Waals crystals of transition metal thiophosphates
Peter Maksymovych, ORNL [CNMS2015-165]

Mechanical Behavior of Silicon Nanowires at Elevated Temperatures
Yong Zhu, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-167]

Probing fast ionic conducting materials with aberration corrected STEM, tr-KPFM and theory 
Panchapakesan Ganesh, ORNL [CNMS2015-168]

Intercalation at the Graphene-hBN Interface to Tailor Graphene Properties
Petra Reinke, University of Virginia [CNMS2015-170]


Proposal Cycle 2014B (extended): expire July 31, 2016

The Role of Structured Interfaces on Defect-Boundary Interactions using Aberration Corrected Electron Microscopy
Jeffery Aguiar, National Renewable Energy Laboratory [CNMS2014-204]

Atomic resolution investigation of multiferroic oxide thin films and interfaces by STEM-EELS
Maria Varela del Arco, ORNL [CNMS2014-207]

Structure-Property Relationship for Pd-based Nanocrystals at the Atomic Scale 
Younan Xia, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-209]

Non-linearity studies in PbZr0.2Ti0.8O3 (001)-, (101)-, and (111)-oriented films 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-211]

Anomalous Domain Response During Ferroelectric Switching in Compositionally Graded Heterostructures with Large Built-in Potentials 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-212]

Nanoscale Origins of Collective Domain Wall Response in Expitaxial Thin Films Under High-Bias Fields 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-213]

Microscopic insights into the functionality of energy-related nano-materials 
Wu Zhou, ORNL [CNMS2014-216]

Defect dynamics and functionalities in 2D materials 
Wu Zhou, ORNL [CNMS2014-217]

Understanding Transport in New Thermoelectric Polymers  
Shannon Yee, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-218]

Atomic Programming of Defect Superstructure in Semiconductor Nanowires  
Michael Filler, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-219]

Preventing In-Plane Frost Growth with Chemical Micropatterns 
Jonathan Boreyko, Virginia Tech [CNMS2014-227]

Microstructure of shear bands in Ti-6Al-4V machine chips 
Judy Schneider, Mississippi State University [CNMS2014-235]

Transport phenomena in magnetic nanostructures induced by the spin-orbit coupling 
Alan Kalitsov, University of Alabama [CNMS2014-236]

Modification of the Acid-base Properties of Shape-controlled CeO2 
Steve Overbury, ORNL [CNMS2014-238]

Topological phases and time-dependence in strongly-correlated electron systems
Luis Dias da Silva, University of Sao Paulo [CNMS2014-246]

Radio frequency properties of single DNA molecules 
Pingshan Wang, Clemson University [CNMS2014-251]

Investigation into the BCC Structure of Iron and its anomalies above 400 K 
Nicholas Jones, Naval Surface Warfare Center [CNMS2014-256]

Odd triplet superconductivity in Nb/Py/SmFe/Py/Nb Josephson Junction 
Jiyeong Gu, California State University, Long Beach [CNMS2014-257]

Understanding How a Nanostructure’s Shape Impacts its Stability, Ion Release, and Aggregation in Aquatic Ecosystems   
Eric Formo, University of Georgia [CNMS2014-266]

Influence of Ni on the carburization of MoO3 and catalytic properties of resulting carbides 
Jae-Soon Choi, ORNL [CNMS2014-269]

Fabrication of Silicon Photonics Based Tunable Solid State THz Sources  
Nezih Pala, Florida International University [CNMS2014-281]

Functional and microstructural characterization of far-from-equilibrium processed, nano-crystalline lead zirconante titante (PZT) films  
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-282]

Characterization of ionic liquid-formed tribofilms on metallic bearing surfaces
Jun Qu, ORNL [CNMS2014-288]

Geometric Control and Optimization of Flexoelectricity in Patterned BST Thin Films
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-289]

High Resolution STEM Imaging for Quantitative Strain Mapping of Interfaces in High-Mn Austenitic Steels 
James Wittig, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-291]

Microscopic and Optoelectronic Characterization of Suspended Graphene Nanostructures
Yaqiong Xu, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-295]

Fabrication of Graphene-based Microfluidic Chips to Probe Individual Synapses 
Deyu Li, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-297]

Ferroelectric properties of KTaO3 thin films under strain 
S.S.A.Seo, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-299]

Highly Interspersed Platinum/Ceria Catalysts via Supercritical Fluid Deposition 
Christy West, University of South Alabama [CNMS2014-300]

Nanostructured Carbons as Structural Templating Agents for Solid Proton Conductors 
Alexander Papandrew, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-301]

The morphology and device performances of small-molecule bulk heterojunction solar cells incorporating metallic nanoparticles 
Nuradhika Herath, ORNL [CNMS2014-308]

Introduction of Ca to Improve Li Intercalation in Graphyne and Graphdiyne
Steven Stuart, Clemson University [CNMS2014-312]

Investigating exchange interactions in (111)-oriented perovskite oxide superlattices
Yayoi Takamura, University of California, Davis [CNMS2014-314]

Nano-scale Understanding of Steel Microstructures Produced by Quenching and Partitioning (Q&P) 
Amy Clarke, Los Alamos National Laboratory  [CNMS2014-318]

Injectable magnetic field microinductors for osteoarthritic articular cartilage engineering 
James Fleming, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-321]

Exploring the origin of superconductivity in CaCuO2/SrTiO3 superlattices 
Claudia Cantoni, ORNL [CNMS2014-322]

Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials for Use in Radiation Sensing 
Mark Pierson, Virginia Tech [CNMS2014-324]

Quantum-enhanced plasmonic ultra-trace sensors 
Raphael Pooser, ORNL [CNMS2014-327]

Strain and Orientation Effects on Redox Reations in Epitaxial SrCoOx Oxygen Sponges 
Ho Nyung Lee, ORNL [CNMS2014-333]

Deterministic junction formation in the fusion of graphene with carbon nanotubes 
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-336]

Influence of Defects on 2D Heterostructures 
Gerd Duscher, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-339]

Ultrafast laser synthesis of alloy nanoparticles 
Chris Rouleau, ORNL [CNMS2014-344]

In Situ TEM Study of Two-Dimensional Transitional Metal Chalcogenide Crystal Growth in a Novel Confined Microchamber  
Masoud Mahjouri-Samani, ORNL [CNMS2014-349]

Pulsed Laser Deposition of Ultrasmall Nanoparticle-Based Functional Oxide Nanostructure Architectures and Thin Films 
Dave Geohegan, ORNL [CNMS2014-355]

The effect of flexural phonons on mechanics of suspended graphene 
Kirill Bolotin, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-362]

Fundamental Understanding of High Band Gap ACIGS and CZTS During Synthesis 
Timothy Anderson, University of Florida [CNMS2014-366]

Submicron scale imaging of intrinsic and extrinsic contributions to the dielectric response of PZT ceramics 
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-369]

Probing interface conductivity in structurally perfect oxide-nitride heteroepitaxy 
Christopher Shelton, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-370]

Structural distortion in lanthanium cobaltite thin films and its impact on magnetic ordering 
Liang Qiao, ORNL [CNMS2014-372]

The growing and aggregation of conjugated polymers influenced by the polyelectrolyte 
Dan Zhu, Nanjing Normal Unviersity [CNMS2014-378]

Bandgap narrowing of TiO2 by non-compensated codoping using a V-C pair 
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-381]

Understanding the effects of electron-phonon coupling and defects on thermal transport in 2D materials 
Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-382]

Characterization of Advanced Membranes for Vanadium Redox Flow and Zinc-Air Batteries
Ramez Elgammal, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-384]

In situ TEM Studies of Fundamental Mechanisms of Nanoparticle Oriented Attachment, Diffusion, and Fusion    
Dave Geohegan, ORNL [CNMS2014-385]

Understanding the Surface Structure of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 – Based Spinel Materials for Li-Ion Batteries  Paulo Ferreira, University of Texas, Austin [CNMS2014-391]

In situ Imaging of Li-ion Nanobattery Cycling at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures 
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-392]

Direct Imaging of the Evolution and Functionality of Plasmonic Nanowire Heterostructures 
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-393]

Real time measurements of growth kinetics in chemical vapor deposition of graphene  
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-394]

High Performance Simulations of Self-Assembly and Electron Transport
Jerry Bernholc, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-396]

The effect of water on carbon dioxide capture using aprotic heterocyclic anion based ionic liquids: an ab intio molecular dynamics study 
William Schneider, University of Notre Dame [CNMS2014-400]

SANS Study on the Miscibility and Structure of SBR/BR Blends 
Craig Burkhart, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company  [CNMS2014-401]


Proposal Cycle 2014A (extended): expire January 31, 2016

Solid State NMR Studies of Novel Li Ion Conductors
Steven Greenbaum, Hunter College of the City University of New York [CNMS2014-003]

Effect of Heavy Ion Irradiation on Microstructural Evolution in CF8 Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel
Meimei Li, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2014-004]

Spatial Confinement of Colloids in Deterministically Paterned Grating Nanostructures  studied by Neutron Spin Echo Scattering Angle Measurement
Roger Pynn, Indiana University [CNMS2014-010]

Tuning electronic and ionic conductivity of metal sulfides
Chengdu Liang, ORNL [CNMS2014-011]

Structure-processing-properties relationships under heavy-ion and helium irradiation
Chad Parish, ORNL [CNMS2014-012]

Studies of porous-shell layered pillar arrays capable of capillary action and chemical separations
Michael Sepaniak, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-015]

Effects of porosity and chemically-selective coatings on fields surrounding axially illuminated nanopillars
Michael Sepaniak, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-016]

Investigating the relationship between nanoporous structures and mass transport across graphene membranes
Rohit Karnik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-021]

A dual-mode microtensiometer for simultaneous measurement of monolayer and bilayer tensions in droplet interface bilayers
Andy Sarles, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-022]

Nanofluidic chips fabrication for flow behavior study under nano-scale porous media
Baojun Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology [CNMS2014-027]

Identification of selective binding motifs in nanoporous metal-organic frameworks
David Sholl, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-029]

Phase Stability of Vanadium Dioxide on the Nanoscale
Richard Haglund, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-030]

Bottom up meets top down: Organization of colloidal silica nanorods using lithographic patterns
Jaswinder Sharma, ORNL [CNMS2014-032]

Immobilisation of DNA aptamers at DNA origami and the investigation their affinity properties toward detection of proteins and small molecules
Tibor Hianik, Comenius University Bratislava  [CNMS2014-033]

Atomic-Scale Characterization of As-Quenched, Devitrified, and Shocked Ce-Al Metallic Glass
Naresh Thadhani, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-036]

The formation mechanism for nano-size precipitates during homogenization in 6000 series Al alloys 
Tongguang Zhai, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-040]

Thermal Transport through Nanoscale Point Contact between Individual Nanostructures
Deyu Li, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-042]

Study of the electronic and the magnetic structure of oxide thin films by aberration-corrected STEM-EELS
Jaume Gazquez Alabart, Materials Science Intitute of Barcelona (ICMAB) [CNMS2014-045]

Nanofabrication for DNA nanomotherboards assemblage
Piero Morales, ENEA-NAST Center [CNMS2014-052]

The Photophysics and Photochemistry  of 2D Materials
Linyou Cao, North Carolina State University  [CNMS2014-057]

In-Depth Studies on CO2 Chemical Conversion by Metal-Organic Frameworks using Operando FT-IR 
Shengqian Ma, University of South Florida  [CNMS2014-060]

Self-assembled nanocages via ion-pair coordination
Radu Custelcean, ORNL [CNMS2014-063]

Deposition of gadolinium-doped ceria films for ionically controlled electronic devices
Steven May, Drexel University [CNMS2014-068]

Highly Photoresponse Devices Based on Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials of Layered Metal Chalcogenides
Kai Xiao, ORNL [CNMS2014-069]

Characterization of Al 5xxx alloy precipitates from long-term, low temperature thermal exposure
Michael L. Free, University of Utah [CNMS2014-072]

Graphene-Based Transistors for Analog Computing: A Novel Application
I. Kravchenko, ORNL [CNMS2014-075]

Continuous Cell-Free Production of Therapeutic Proteins
Mitchel J. Doktycz, ORNL [CNMS2014-079]

Frost formation on polarized nanostructured interfaces
Polyzos Gerogios, ORNL [CNMS2014-080]

Spatial Coordination of Microbial Species via Dry Lift-off and Microfluidic Patterning  
Ryan Hansen, Oak Ridge Associated Universities [CNMS2014-082]

Carbon Nanomaterial Microelectrodes for Neurotransmitter Sensing
B. Jill Venton, University of Virginia [CNMS2014-083]

Atomic-scale characterizations of new semiconducting ferroelectric oxide perovskites
Jonathan Spanier, Drexel University [CNMS2014-088]

Transesterification reactions in polylactide/vegetable oil blends
Megan Robertson, University of Houston [CNMS2014-090]

VACNF platform for cell impedance measurements
Nicole McFarlane, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-094]

Imaging of magnetic domain structure in Multiferroic single phase and composite thin films  with scanning electron microscopy with polarisation analysis  (SEMPA)
Ram Katiyar, University of Puerto Rico [CNMS2014-096]

Investigation of the role of mass-difference interfacial scattering on thermal boundary conductance
Nicholas Roberts, Utah State University [CNMS2014-097]

Investigating a role of topological solitons in local conductivity of one-dimensional change-density waves
Tae-Hwan Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) [CNMS2014-100]

Rapid Measurments of Material Properties Using Few-cycle regime AFM (FR-AFM) with Wavelet Transforms
Gabriele Ferrini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore  [CNMS2014-104]

Ferroelectric characterization of (BaTiO3)(SrTiO3)n SrO Ruddlesden-Popper thin films
Darrell Scholm, Cornell University [CNMS2014-115]

Synthesis of block copolymers, their self-assembly and application to PT Symmetric Optical Materials 
Edwin Thomas, Rice University [CNMS2014-125]

Exploring the Topological Surface States of Kondo Insulator SmB6
Zhigang Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-132]

Correlation and spin-orbit interaction effects at selected SPINTRONICS INTERFACES: electronic structure and transport
Sergey Faleev, University of Alabama [CNMS2014-133]