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Title Authors Journal Publication Date  
Air-Stable Droplet Interface Bilayers on Oil-Infused Surfaces J.B. Boreyko, G. Polizos, P. Datskos, S.A. Sarles, C.P. Collier Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1400381111
June, 2014
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Air-Stable Droplet Interface Bilayers on Oil-Infused Surfaces
Ozonated Graphene Oxide Film as a Proton-Exchange Membrane W. Gao, G. Wu, M.T. Janicke, D.A. Cullen, R, Mukundan, J.K. Baldwin, E.L. Brosha, C. Galande, P.M. Ajayan, K.L. More, A.M. Dattelbaum, P. Zelenay Angewandte Chemie
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201310908
June, 2014
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Ozonated Graphene Oxide Film as a Proton-Exchange Membrane
Selective Ionic Transport through Tunable Subnanometer Pores in Single-Layer Graphene Membranes S. C. O’Hern, M. S. H. Boutilier, J-C. Idrobo, Y. Song, J. Kong, T. Laoui, M. Atieh, R. Karnik Nano Letters
DOI: 10.1021/nl404118f
May, 2014
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Selective Ionic Transport through Tunable Subnanometer Pores in Single-Layer Graphene Membranes
A Bi-functional Electrolyte Design for Long Lasting Batteries E. Rangasamy, J. Li, G. Sahu, N. J.  Dudney,  and C. Liang J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/ja5026358
May, 2014
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A Bi-functional Electrolyte Design for Long Lasting Batteries
Revealing the Atomistic Origin of Grain-boundary Resistance in Li-ion-conducting Solid Electrolytes C. Ma, K. Chen, C. Liang, C-W Nan, R. Ishikawa, K. More, M. Chi Energy & Environmental Science
DOI: 10.1039/c4ee00382a
April, 2014
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Revealing the Atomistic Origin of Grain-boundary Resistance in Li-ion-conducting Solid Electrolytes
Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Patch Size Affects Growth Factor Expression E. Vargis, C.B. Peterson, J.L. Morrell-Falvey, S.T. Retterer, C.P. Collier Biomaterials March, 2014
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Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Patch Size Affects Growth Factor Expression
The surface assembly of metal nanoparticles using non-linear interactions in nanofabricated fluids J. D. Fowlkes,  N. A. Roberts, Y. Wu, J. A. Diez, A. G. Gonzalez, C. Hartnett, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, L. Kondic, P. D. Rack Nano Lett.
DOI: 10.1021/n404128d
March, 2014
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The surface assembly of metal nanoparticles using non-linear interactions in nanofabricated fluids
Energy Gap Induced by Friedel Oscillations Manifested as Transport Asymmetry at Monolayer-Bilayer Graphene Boundaries K. W. Clark, X.-G. Zhang, G. Gu, J. Park, G. He, R. M. Feenstra, A.-P. Li Phys. Rev. X
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.4.011021
March, 2014
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Energy Gap Induced by Friedel Oscillations Manifested as Transport Asymmetry at Monolayer-Bilayer Graphene Boundaries
Understanding the origin of high-rate intercalation pseudocapacitance in Nb2O5 crystals A. Lubimtsev, P. R. C. Kent, B. G. Sumpter, P. Ganesh J. Mater. Chem. A
DOI: 10.1039/C3TA13316H
March, 2014
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Understanding the origin of high-rate intercalation pseudocapacitance in Nb2O5 crystals
Asymmetric Wettability of Nanostructures Directs Leidenfrost Droplets R.L. Agapov, J.B. Boreyko, D.P. Briggs, B.R. Srijanto, S.T. Retterer, C.P. Collier, N.V. Lavrik ACS Nano
DOI: 10.1021/nn405585m
March, 2014
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Asymmetric Wettability of Nanostructures Directs Leidenfrost Droplets
Heteroepitaxial Growth of Two-Dimensional Hexagonal Boron Nitride Templated by Graphene Edges

L. Liu, J. Park, D. A. Siegel, K. F. McCarty, K. C. Clark, W. Deng, L. Basile, J. C. Idrobo, A.-P. Li, G. Gu  Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1246137
March, 2014
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Heteroepitaxial Growth of Two-Dimensional Hexagonal Boron Nitride Templated by Graphene Edges
Isotopic effects of deuteration on the optoelectronic properties of conducting polymers M. Shao, J. Keum, J. Chen, Y. He, W. Chen, J. F. Browning, J. Jakowski, B. G. Sumpter, I. N. Ivanov, Y.-Z. Ma, C. M. Rouleau, S. C. Smith, D. B. Geohegan, K. Hong,  K. Xiao Nature Communications
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4180
March, 2014
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Isotopic effects of deuteration on the optoelectronic properties of conducting polymers
New imaging-based chemical analysis of atomic layers Y. Gong, Z. Liu, A. R. Lupini, G. Shi, J. Lin, S. Najmaei, Z. Lin, A. L. Elías, Ay. Berkdemir, G. You, H. Terrones, M. Terrones, R. Vajtai, S. T. Pantelides, S. J. Pennycook, J. Lou, W. Zhou, P. M. Ajayan Nano Letters

February, 2014
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New imaging-based chemical analysis of atomic layers
Direct Imaging of Solid Electrolyte Interphase Growth with In Situ Electrochemical TEM

R.L. Sacci, N.J. Dudney, K.L. More, L.R. Parent, I. Arslan, N.D. Browning, R.R. Unocic Chemical Communications
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49029G

February, 2014
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Direct Imaging of Solid Electrolyte Interphase Growth with In Situ Electrochemical TEM
Thermotropic Phase Boundaries in Classic Ferroelectrics T. T. A. Lummen, Y. Gu, J. Wang, S. Lei, F. Xue, A. Kumar, A. T. Barnes, E. Barnes, S. Denev, A. Belianinov, M. V. Holt, A. N. Morozovska, S. V. Kalinin, L.-Q. Chen, V. Gopalan Nature Communications
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4172

January, 2014
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Thermotropic Phase Boundaries in Classic Ferroelectrics
Solvent-type-dependent polymorphism and charge transport in a long fused-ring organic semiconductor J. Chen, M. Shao, K. Xiao, A. J. Rondinone, Y-L. Loo, P. R. C. Kent, B. G. Sumpter, D. Li, J. K. Keum, P. J. Diemer, J. E. Anthony, O. D. Jurchescu, J. Huang Nanoscale
DOI: 10.1039/c3nr04341j

October, 2013
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Solvent-type-dependent polymorphism and charge transport in a long fused-ring organic semiconductor
Chaotic physics in ferroelectrics hints at brain-like computing A.V. Ievlev, S. Jesse, A.N. Morozovska, E. Strelcov, E. A. Eliseev, Y. V. Pershin, A. Kumar, V. Ya. Shur, S. V. Kalinin Nature Physics
DOI: 10.1038/nphys2796

November, 2013
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Chaotic physics in ferroelectrics hints at brain-like computing
Pd Nanowires with Unique “Wavy” Morphology Leads to Enhanced Activity for Formic Acid Oxidation Y. Wang, S. Choi, X. Zhao, S. Xie, H.-C. Peng, M. Chi, C. Z. Huang, and Y. Xia Advanced Functional Materials
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201302339

November, 2013
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Pd Nanowires with Unique “Wavy” Morphology Leads to Enhanced Activity for Formic Acid Oxidation
Realization of an All-Dielectric Zero-Index Optical Metamaterial P. Moitra, Y. Yang,   Z. Anderson, I. Kravchenko, D. B.Briggs, J. Valentine Nature Photonics

November, 2013
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Realization of an All-Dielectric Zero-Index Optical Metamaterial
Casimir Forces On A Silicon Micromechanical Chip J. Zou, Z. Marcet, A. W. Rodriguez, M. T. H. Reid, A. P. McCauley, I. I. Kravchenko, T. Lu, Y. Bao, S. G. Johnson, H. B. Chan Nature Communications 4, 1845

November, 2013
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Casimir Forces On A Silicon Micromechanical Chip
Spin-Resolved Self-Doping Tunes the Intrinsic Half-Metallicity of AlN Nanoribbons A. Lopez-Bezanilla, P. Ganesh, P. R. C Kent, B. G. Sumpter Nano Res.
DOI: 10.1007/s12274-013-0371-1

November, 2013
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Spin-Resolved Self-Doping Tunes the Intrinsic Half-Metallicity of AlN Nanoribbons
Polaronic transport and current blockades in epitaxial silicide nanowires and nanowire arrays V. Iancu, X.-G. Zhang, T.-H. Kim, L. D. Menard, P. R. C. Kent, M. E. Woodson, J. M. Ramsey, A.-P. Li, H. H. Weitering Nano Lett.
DOI: 10.1021/nl401574c

November, 2013
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Polaronic transport and current blockades in epitaxial silicide nanowires and nanowire arrays
Persistent Surface Metal-Insulator Transition on a Nonstoichiometric Manganite Film Paul C. Snijders, Min Gao, Hangwen Guo, Guixin Cao, Wolter Siemons, Hongjun Gao, Thomas Z. Ward, Jian Shen, and Zheng Gai Nanoscale
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR02343E

November, 2013
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Persistent Surface Metal-Insulator Transition on a Nonstoichiometric Manganite Film
Probing Nanoscale Ionic Dynamics in Functional Oxides E. Strelcov, Y. Kim, S. Jesse, Y. Cao, I. N. Ivanov, I. I. Kravchenko, C.-H. Wang, Y.-C. Teng, L.-Q. Chen, Y. H. Chu, S. V. Kalinin Nano Lett.
DOI:10.1021/nl400780d

November, 2013
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Probing Nanoscale Ionic Dynamics in Functional Oxides
Space- and Time-Resolved Mapping of Ion Dynamics E. Strelcov, S. Jesse, Y.-L. Huang, Y.-C. Teng, I. I. Kravchenko, Y.-H. Chu, S. V. Kalinin ACS Nano
DOI: 10.1021/nn4017873

November, 2013
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Space- and Time-Resolved Mapping of Ion Dynamics

Investigation of Oxygen in g-TiAl Phases by Laser-Pulsed Atom Probe Tomography

CNMS Industrial Highlight

 

October, 2013
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Investigation of Oxygen in g-TiAl Phases by Laser-Pulsed Atom Probe Tomography

Ultrathin hexagonal boron nitride coatings impart exceptional oxidation-resistance at temperatures up to 1100°C

Z. Liu, Y. Gong, W. Zhou, L. Ma, J. Yu, J. C. Idrobo, J. Jung, A. H. MacDonald, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, and P. M. Ajayan

Nature Communications
DOI: 10:1038/ncomms3541

 

October, 2013
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Ultrathin hexagonal boron nitride coatings impart exceptional oxidation-resistance at temperatures up to 1100°C

Ferroelectric Switching of BaTiO3 Without Bottom Electrodes

C.  Dubourdieu, J. Bruley, T.M. Arruda, A. Posadas, J. Jordan-Sweet, M. M. Frank, E. Cartier, D. J.  Frank, S. V. Kalinin, A. Demdov, V. Narayanan

Nature Nanotech.  8, 748

 

October, 2013
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Ferroelectric Switching of BaTiO3 Without Bottom Electrodes

CNMS Operations/ESH Highlights

October, 2013
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Spatially Resolved Mapping of Electrical Conductivity across Individual Domain (Grain) Boundaries in Graphene

Kendal W. Clark, X.-G. Zhang, Ivan V. Vlassiouk, Guowei He, Randall M. Feenstra, and An-Ping Li

ACS Nano
DOI: 10.1021/nn403056k

August, 2013
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Spatially Resolved Mapping of Electrical Conductivity across Individual Domain (Grain) Boundaries in Graphene

Real-Time Optical Diagnostics of Rapid Graphene Growth

A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, S. Pannala, C. M. Rouleau, M. Regmi, N. Thonnard, and G. Eres

Nanoscale
DOI:10.1039/c3nr01436c

July, 2013
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Real-Time Optical Diagnostics of Rapid Graphene Growth

Atomic-Scale Mapping of Thermoeletric Power on Graphene: Role of defects and Boundaries

J. Park, G. He, R. M. Feenstra, and A.-P Li

Nano Lett
DOI: 10.1021/nl401473j Highlighted in Nature Nanotech. DOI:10.1038/nnano.2013.138

July, 2013
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Atomic-Scale Mapping of Thermoeletric Power on Graphene: Role of defects and Boundaries

Sulfur-Rich Cathode Materials for High-Energy Batteries

Zhan Lin, Zengcai Liu, Wujun Fu, Nancy J. Dudney, and Chengdu Liang

Chemie-International Edition
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201300680

July, 2013
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Sulfur-Rich Cathode Materials for High-Energy Batteries

Room Temperature Tunneling Behaviors of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots

C. H. Lee, S. Y. Qin, M. A. Savaikar, J. Wang, B. Hao, D. Zhang, D. Banyai, J. A. Jaszczak, K. W. Clark, J.-C. Idrobo, A.-P, Li, and Y. K. Yap

Adv. Mater.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201301339

July, 2013
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Room Temperature Tunneling Behaviors of Boron Nitride Nanotubes Functionalized with Gold Quantum Dots

Self-Organized and Cu-Coordinated surface Linear Polymerization

Qing Li, Jonathan R. Owens, Chengbo Han, Bobby G. Sumpter, Wenchang Lu, Jerzy Bernholc, V. Meunier, Peter Maksymovych, Miguel Fuentes-Cabrera, and Minghu Pan

Nature Sci. Rep.
DOI:10.1038/srep02102

July, 2013
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Self-Organized and Cu-Coordinated surface Linear Polymerization

Highly Responsive Ultrathin GaS Nanosheet Photodetectors on Rigid and Flexible Substrates

P. A. Hu, L. Wang, M. Yoon, J. Zhang, W. Feng, X. Wang, Z. Wen, J. C. Idrobo, Y. Miyamoto, D. B. Geohegan, and K. Xiao

Nano Letters
DOI: 10.1021/nl400107k

June, 2013
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Highly Responsive Ultrathin GaS Nanosheet Photodetectors on Rigid and Flexible Substrates

Evaporation-Induced Buckling and Fission of Microscale Droplet Interface Bilayers

J. B. Boreyko, P. Mruetusatom, S. A. Saries, S. T. Retterer, C. P. Collier

J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI:10.1021/ja4019435

June, 2013
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Evaporation-Induced Buckling and Fission of Microscale Droplet Interface Bilayers

Surface-Induced Orientation Control of CuPc Molecules for the Epitaxial Growth of Highly Ordered Organic Crystals on Graphene

K. Xiao, W. Deng, J. K. Keum, M. Yoon, I. V. Vlassiouk, K. W. Clark, A. P. Li, I. I. Kravchenko, G. Gu, E. A. Payzant, B. G. Sumpter, S. C. Smith, J. F. Browning, D. B. Geohegan

J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/ja3125096

April, 2013
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Surface-Induced Orientation Control of CuPc Molecules for the Epitaxial Growth of Highly Ordered Organic Crystals on Graphene

Nanometer-Scale Mapping of Irreversible Processes on Solid Li-Ion Electrolytes

A. Kumar, T. M. Arruda, A. Tselev, I. N. Ivanov, J. S. Lawton, T. A. Zawodzinski, O. Butyaev, S. Zayats, S. Jesse, and S. V. Kalinin

Nature Scientific Reports
DOI: 10.1038/srep01621

April, 2013
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Nanometer-Scale Mapping of Irreversible Processes on Solid Li-Ion Electrolytes

Spontaneous Wrinkling in Functional Polymer Thin Films

M. Ramanathan, B. S. Lokitz, J. M. Messman, C. M. Stafford, S. M. Kilbey

J. Mater. Chem. C,1, 2097

April, 2013
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Spontaneous Wrinkling in Functional Polymer Thin Films

On-Demand Generation of Aqueous Two-Phase Microdroplets with Reversible Phase Transitions

J. B. Boreyko, P. Mruetusatom, S. T. Retterer, and C. P. Collier

Lab Chip
DOI:10.1039/c3lc41122b

April, 2013
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On-Demand Generation of Aqueous Two-Phase Microdroplets with Reversible Phase Transitions

Controlled Synthesis of Mesoporous Carbon Nanostructures via a “Silica-Assisted” Strategy

Z.-A. Qiao, B. Guo, A. J. Binder, J. Chen, G. M. Veith, and S. Dai

Nano Lett 13, 207-212

April, 2013
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Controlled Synthesis of Mesoporous Carbon Nanostructures via a “Silica-Assisted” Strategy

Manipulating Interfaces through Surface Confinement of Poly(glycidyl methacrylate)-block-poly(vinyldimethylazlactone) (PGMA-b-PVDMA), a Dually Reactive Block Copolymer

B. S. Lokitz, J. Wei, J. P. Hinestrosa, I. Ivanov, J. F. Browning, J. F. Ankner, S. M. Kilbey II, and J. M. Messman

Macromolecules 45, 6438 (2012)

April, 2013
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Manipulating Interfaces through Surface Confinement of Poly(glycidyl methacrylate)-block-poly(vinyldimethylazlactone) (PGMA-<em>b</em>-PVDMA), 
	        a Dually Reactive Block Copolymer

High Performance Solid Lithium Electrolyte

Z. Liu, W. Fu, A. Payzant, X. Yu, Z. Wu, N. Dudney, J. Kiggans, K. Hong, A. Rondinone, and C. Liang

JACS. 135, 975

April, 2013
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High Performance Solid Lithium Electrolyte

A Core-Shell Nanostructure for High Energy Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Zhan Lin, Zengcai Liu, Nancy J. Dudney, and Chengdu Liang

ACS Nano
DOI: 10.1021/nn400391h

March, 2013
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A Core-Shell Nanostructure for High Energy Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

12th International Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (PFM)

March, 2013
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12th International Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (PFM)

Functionalized Few-Layer Graphene as a Metal-Free Catalyst

V. Schwartz, W. Fu, Y. Tsai, H. M. Meyer III, A. J. Rondinone, J. Chen, Z. Wu, S. H. Overbury, and C. Liang

ChemSusChem (2012)

March, 2013
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Functionalized Few-Layer Graphene as a Metal-Free Catalyst

Delayed Frost Growth on Jumping-Drop Superhydrophobic Surfaces

J.B. Boreyko, and C.P. Collier

ACS Nano.
DOI:10.1021/nn3055048

February, 2013
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Delayed Frost Growth on Jumping-Drop Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Doping-Based Stabilization of the M2 Phase in Free-Standing VO2 Nanostructures at Room Temperature

E. Strelcov, A. Tselev, I. Ivanov, J. D. Budai, J. Zhang, J. Z. Tischler, I. Kravchenko, S. V. Kalinin, and A. Kolmakov

Nano Letters 2012 12 (12), 6198-6205

February, 2013
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Doping-Based Stabilization of the M2 Phase in Free-Standing VO<sub>2</sub> Nanostructures at Room Temperature

Single-Molecule Mobility in Confined and Crowded Chambers

J.D. Fowlkes, and C.P. Collier

Lab Chip.
DOI:10.1039/c2lc40907k (2012)

January, 2013
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Single-Molecule Mobility in Confined and Crowded Chambers

High Purity Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication

J.D. Fowlkes, N.A. Roberts and P.D. Rack

Nanoscale 5, 408

January, 2013
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High Purity Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication

A Water-Soluble Polythiophene for ‘Green’ Organic Electronics

M. Shao, Y. He, K. Hong, C. M. Rouleau, D. B. Geohegan, and K. Xiao

Polym. Chem.,
DOI:10.1039/C2PY21020G (Invited)

January, 2013
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A Water-Soluble Polythiophene for ‘Green’ Organic Electronics

High-Temperature Transformation of Fe-Decorated Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns to Nanooysters: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study

K. R. S. Chandrakumar, J. D. Readle, C. Rouleau, A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, K. More, V. Krishnan, M. Tian, G. Duscher, B. G. Sumpter, S. Irle, and K. Morokuma

Nanoscale.
DOI: 10.1039/c0xx00000x

January, 2013
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High-Temperature Transformation of Fe-Decorated Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns to Nanooysters: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study