2006 PUBLICATIONS

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Alonzo, J., Z. Huang, M. Liu, J. W. Mays, R. G. Toomey, M. D. Dadmun, and S. M. Kilbey, “Looped Polymer Brushes Formed by Self-Assembly of Poly(2-vinylpyridine)-Polystyrene-Poly(2-vinylpyridine) Triblock Copolymers at the Solid-Fluid Interface. Kinetics of Preferential Adsorption,” Macromolecules 39(24), 8434-8439 (2006).

Babin, S. M., Gaevski, D. C. Joy, M. Machin, and A. Martynov, “Technique to automatically measure electron beam diameter and astigmatism,” J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B 24, 2956-2959 (2006).

Choi, Y. R., P. D. Rack, S. J. Randolph, D. A. Smith, and D. C. Joy, “Pressure effect of Growing with EBID with WF6 and TEOH precursors,” Scanning 28, 311-318 (2006).

Cox, C. D., J. M. McCollum, D. W. Austin, M. S. Allen, R. D. Dar, and M. L. Simpson, “Frequency Domain Analysis of Noise in Simple Gene Circuits,” Chaos 16, 026102 (2006).

Desikan, R., I. Lee, and T. Thundat, "Effect of Nanometer Surface Morphology on Surface Stress and Adsorption Kinetics of Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers," Ultramicroscopy 106, 795-799 (2006).

Dhindsa, M., N. Smith, J. Heikenfeld, J. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, M. J. Doktycz, A. V. Melechko, and M. L. Simpson, “Reversible Electrowetting of Vertically Aligned Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanofibers,” Langmuir 22(21) 9030-9034 (2006).

Fishman, R. S., F. Popescu. G. Alvarez, J. Moreno, T. A. Maier, and M. S. Jarrell, “Magnetic Instabilities and Phase Diagram of the Double-Exchange Model in Infinite Dimensions,” New J. Phys. 8, 116 (2006).

Fontana, S. M., M. D. Dadmun, and D. H. Lowndes, “Growth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers from Nickel Nanodot Arrays Produced from Diblock Copolymer Thin Film Templates,” J. Nanosci and Nanotech. 6(12), 3756-3762 (2006).

Fowlkes, J. D., E. D. Hullander, B. L. Fletcher, S. T. Retterer, A. V. Melechko, D. K. Hensley, M. L. Simpson, and M. J. Doktycz, “Molecular Transport in a Crowded Volume Created from Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibres: A Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching Study,” Nanotechnology 17, 5659-5668 (2006).

Fuentes-Cabrera, M., B. G. Sumpter, and J. C. Wells, “Size-Expanded DNA Bases: An Ab Initio Study of their Structural and Electronic Properties,” J. Chem. Phys. B 109, 21135-21139 (2006).

Fuentes-Cabrera, M., P. Lipkowski, O. Huertas, B. G. Sumpter, M. Orozco, F. J. Luque, J. C. Wells, and J. Leszczynski, “Aromaticity-Induced Changes in the Electronic Properties of Size-Expanded Bases: Case of xC,” Int. J. Quantum Chem. 106, 2339-2346 (2006).

Fuentes-Cabrera, M., P. Lipkowski, B. G. Sumpter, and J. C. Wells, “Size-Expanded yDNA Bases: An Ab Initio Study,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 110(12), 6379-6384 (2006).

Goedeke, S. M., W. A. Hollerman, S. W. Allison, P. A. Gray, L. A. Lewis, R. W. Smithwick, L. A. Boatner, D. C. Glasgow, I. N. Ivanov, and H. Wise, “Cathodoluminescence Emission Studies for Selected Phosphor-Based Sensor Materials,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53, 2398-2403 (2006).

Hadjichristidis, N., L. Hermis, M. Pitsikalis, and J. W. Mays, “Macromolecular architectures by living and controlled/living polymerizations,” Progress in Polymer Science 31(12) 1068-1132 (2006).

Hemraj-Benny, T., S. Banerjee, S. Sambasivan, M. Balasubramanian, D. A. Fischer, G. Eres, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, D. H. Lowndes, W. Han, J. A. Misewich, and S. S. Wong, “Near-edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy as a Tool for Investigating Nanomaterials,” Small (Concepts Article) 2, 26 (2006).

Hemraj-Benny, T., S. Banerjee, S. Sambasivan, D. A. Fischer, G. Eres, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, D. H. Lowndes, J. A. Misewich, S. S. Wong, “Imperfect Surface Order and Functionalization in Vertical Carbon Nanotube Arrays Probed by Near Edge X-Ray Adsorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy (NEXAFS),” Phys. Chem. (Royal Society) 8, 1-7 (2006).

Hicks, J. C. and C. W. Jones, “Controlling the Density of Amine Sites on Silica Surfaces Using Benzyl Spacers,” Langmuir 22, 2676 (2006).

Hicks, J. C., R. Dabestani, A. C. Buchanan and C. W. Jones, “Spacing and Site Isolation of Amine Groups in 3-Aminopropyl-Grafted Silica Materials - The Role of Protecting Groups,” Chem. Mater. 18, 5022 (2006).

Hildebrand, M., E. York, J. I. Kelz, A. K. Davis, L. G. Frigeri, D. P. Allison, and M. J. Doktycz, “Nano-Scale Control of Silica Morphology and Three-Dimensional Structure during Diatom Cell Wall Formation,” J. Materials Res. 21, 2689-2698 (2006).

Hu, B. Y. Wu, Z. Zhang, S. Dai, and J. Shen, “Ferromagnetic Nanowire Effects on Singlet and Triplet Exciton Fractions in Fluorescent and Phosphorescent Organic Semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 022114(2006).

Huang, J. F., G. A. Baker, H. Luo, K. Hong, Q. F. Li, N. J. Bjerrum, and S. Dai, “Brønsted Acidic Room Temperature Ionic Liquids Derived from N,N-Dimethylformamide and Similar Protophilic Amides,” Green Chem. 8, 599-602 (2006).

Irle, S., G. Zheng, Z. Wang, and K. Morokuma, "The C60 Formation Puzzle ‘Solved’: QM/MD Simulations Reveal the Shrinking Hot Giant Road of the Dynamic Fullerene Self-Assembly Mechanism, J. Phys. Chem. B 110(30), 14531-14545 (2006).

Jiang, D. E., B. G. Sumpter, and S. Dai, “How do aryl groups attach to a graphene sheet?” J. Phys. Chem. B 110(47) 23628-23632 (2006).

Kasinathan, D., D. J. Kunes, K. Koepernik, C. V. Diacou, R. L. Martin, I. D. Prodan, G. E. Scuseria, N. Spaldin, L. Petit, T. C. Schulthess, and W. E. Pickett, “Mott transition of MnO under pressure: A comparison of correlated band theories,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 195110 (2006).

Kolmakov, A., U. Lanke, R. Karam, J. Shin, S. Jesse, and S. V. Kalinin, “Application of Spectromicroscopy Tools to Explore Local Origins of Sensor Activity in Quasi-1D Oxide Nanostructures,” Nanotech. 17, 4014 (2006).

Lambin, Ph., J. F. Colomer, L. Henrard, A. Lucas, and V. Meunier, “Structural Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes,” Microscopy and Microanalysis 12(2) , 570-571 (2006).

Layman, J.M.; A. A. Hirani, M. G. McKee, P. F. Britt, J. M. Pickel, Y. W. Lee, and T. E. Long, “Influence of Macromolecular Architecture on Nucleic Acid Transfection,” Polymer Preprints 47, 70 (2006).

Layman, J.M.; A. A. Hirani, M. G. McKee, P. F. Britt, J. M. Pickel, Y. W. Lee, and T. E. Long, “Randomly Branched Poly(2-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) Polyelectrolytes as Gene Transfection Agents,” Polymer Preprints 47, 39 (2006).

Leventouri, Th., A. V. Melechko, K. D. Sorge, K. L. Klein, J. D. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, I. M. Anderson, J. R. Thompson, T. E. McKnight, and M. L. Simpson, "Magnetic Alloys in Nanoscale Biomaterials," Trans Met A, 37A, 3423-3427 (2006).

Li, W., D. C. Joy, “Study of temperature influence on electron beam induced deposition,” J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A24, 431-436 (2006).

Lu, J.-Q., X.-G. Zhang, and S. T. Pantelides, “Tunable spin Hall effect by Stern-Gerlach diffraction,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 245319 (2006).

Macridin, A., M. S. Jarrell, T. A. Maier, P. R. C. Kent, and E. D’Azevedo, “Pseudogap and Antiferromagnetic Correlations in the Hubbard Model,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 036401 (2006).

Macridin, A., B. Moritz, M. S. Jarrell, and T. A. Maier, “Synergistic Polaron Formation in the Hubbard-Holstein Model at Small Doping,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 056402 (2006).

Maier, T. A., M. S. Jarrell, and D. J. Scalapino, “Structure of the Pairing Interaction in the Two-Dimensional Hubbard Model,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 047005 (2006).

Maier, T. A., M. S. Jarrell, and D. J. Scalapino, “Pairing Interaction in the Two-Dimensional Hubbard Model Studied with a Dynamic Cluster Quantum Monte Carlo Approximation,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 094513 (2006).

McKnight, T. E., C. Peeraphatdit, S. W. Jones, A. V. Melechko, K. Klein, J. Fowlkes, B. L. Fletcher, M. J. Doktycz, and M. L. Simpson, “Site Specific Biochemical Functionalization Along the Height of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Arrays,” Chem. Mater. 18(14), 3203-3211 (2006).

McKnight, T. E., A. V. Melechko, B. L. Fletcher, S. W. Jones, D. K. Hensley, D. B. Peckys, G. D. Griffin, M. L. Simpson, and M. N. Ericson “Resident Neuroelectrochemical Interfacing Using Carbon Nanofiber Arrays,” J. Phys. Chem. B 110(31), 15317-15327 (2006).

Messman, J. M., P. F. Britt, J. W. Mays, and P. Guenoun, “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(L-Aspartic Acid)-Based Chimeras using High Vacuum Techniques,” Polymer Preprints 47(2), 172 (2006).

Messman, J. M., R. F. Storey, “Synthesis and characterization of multiblock copolymers composed of poly(5-methyl-5-benzyloxycarbonyl-1,3-dioxan-2-one) outer blocks and poly(L-lactide) inner blocks,” J. Poly. Sci. Part A-Poly. Chem. 44(23), 6817-6835 (2006).

Meunier, V., W. Lu, J. Bernholc, and B. G. Sumpter, “Density Functional Theory Studies of Quantum Transport in Molecular Systems,” Inter. J. Quantum Chem. 106(15), 3334-3342 (2006).

Park, K. T., M. H. Pan, V. Meunier, and E. W. Plummer, “Surface Reconstructions of TiO2(110) Driven by Suboxides,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 226105 (2006).

Rahane, S. B., A. T. Metters, and S. M. Kilbey, “Impact of Added Tetraethylthiuram Disulfide Deactivator on the Kinetics of Growth and Reinitiation of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Brushes made by Surface-Initiated Photoiniferter-Mediated Photopolymerization,” Macromolecules 39(26), 8987-8991 (2006).

Rasheed, A., H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, and M. D. Dadmun, “Polymer Nanotube Nanocomposites: Correlating Intermolecular Interaction to Ultimate Properties,” Polymer 47, 4734-4741 (2006).

Rasheed, A., M. D. Dadmun, and P. F. Britt, “Polymer-Nanofiber Composites: Enhancing Composite Properties by Nanofiber Oxidation,” J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 44(21), 3053-3061 (2006).

Rasheed, A., M. D. Dadmun, I. Ivanov, P. F. Britt, and D. B. Geohegan, “Improving Dispersion of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in a Polymer Matrix Using Specific Interactions,” Chem. Mater. 18, 3513 (2006).

Redigolo, M. L., D. S. Koktysh, S. J. Rosenthal, J. H. Dickerson, Z. Gai, L. Gao, and J. Shen, “Magnetization Reversal in Europium Sulfide Nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 222501 (2006).

Rutledge, R. D., W. H. Morris, III, M. S. Wellons, Z. Gai, J. Shen, J. Bentley, J. E. Wittig, and C. M. Lukehart, “Formation of FePt Nanoparticles Having Exceptionally High Coercivity,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 14210 (2006).

Simpson, M. L., “Cell-Free Synthetic Biology: A bottom-up Approach to Discovery by Design,” Molecular Systems Biology 2, 69 (2006).

Slezak, C., A. Macridin, G. A. Sawatzky, M. S. Jarrell, and T. A. Maier, “Spectral Properties of Holstein and Breathing Polarons,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 205122 (2006).

Srajer, G., L. H. Lewis, S. Bader, A. J. Epstein, C. S. Fadley, E. E. Fullerton, A. Hoffman, J. B. Kortright, K. M. Krishnan, S. A. Majertich, T. S. Rahman, C. A. Ross, M. B. Salamon, I. K. Schuller, T. C. Schulthess, and J. Z. Sun, “Advances in Nanomagnetism via X-ray Techniques,” J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 307, 1-31 (2006).

Ulmen, B., V. K. Kayastha, A. DeConinck, J. Wang and Y. K. Yap, “Stability of Field Emission Current from Various Types of Carbon Nanotube Films,” Diamond & Related Materials 15, 212 (2006).

Vladar, A. E., Z. Radi, M. T. Postek, and D. C. Joy, “Nanotip electron gun for the Scanning Electron Microscope,” Scanning 28, 133-141 (2006).

Wang, H., Z. Y. Xu, and G. Eres, “Order in Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 213111 (2006).

Wang, S. Q., S. Ravindranath, P. Boukany, M. Olechnowicz, R. P. Quirk, A. Halasa, and, J. W. Mays, “Nonquiescent Relaxation in Entangled Polymer Liquids after Step Shear,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(18), 187801 (2006).

Wang, Y., Z-Y. Lu, X.-G. Zhang, and X. F. Han, “First-Principles Theory of Quantum Well Resonance in Double Barrier Magnetic Tunnel Junctions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 087210 (2006).

Wells, O. C., D. C. Joy, “The early history and future of the SEM,” Surf. Interface Anal. 28, 1738-1742 (2006).

Winoto, W., H. Adidharma, Y. Shen, and M. Radosz, "Micellization Temperatures and Pressures for Poly(styrene-block-isoprene) in Subcritical and Supercritical Propane," Macromolecules 39, 8140-8144 (2006).

Woodward, J. D., J. M. Pickel, L. M. Anovitz, W. T. Heller, and A. J. Rondinone, “Self-Assembled Colloidal Crystals from ZrO2 Nanoparticles,” J. Chem. Phys. B 110(39), 19456-19460 (2006).

Wu, Y., and B. Hu, “Metal Electrode Effects on Spin-Orbital Coupling and Magnetoresistance in Organic Semiconducting Materials,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 203510 (2006).

Xiao, K., I. N. Ivanov, A. A Puretzky, Z. Liu, and D. B. Geohegan, “Directed Integration of Tetracyanoquinodimethane-Cu Organic Nanowires into Prefabricated Device Architectures,” Adv. Mater. 18, 2184-2188 (2006).

Xu, Z., Y. Wu, and B. Hu, “Dissociation Processes of Singlet and Triplet Excitons in Organic Photovoltaic Cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 131116 (2006).

Yang, B., M. Asta, O. N. Mryasov, T. J. Klemmer, and R.W. Chantrell, “The Nature of the A1-L1O-Ordering Transition in Alloy Nanoparticles: A Monte Carlo Study,” Acta. Mater. 54, 420 (2006).

Yun, S. I., K. Terao, K. Hong, Y. B. Melnichenko, G. D. Wignall, P. F. Britt, and J. W. Mays, “Solution Properties of 1,3-Cyclohexadiene Polymers by Light Scattering and Small Angle Neutron Scattering,” Macromolecules 39, 897 (2006).

Zeng, Z. M., J. F. Feng, Y. Wang, X. F. Han, W. S. Zhan, X.-G. Zhang, and Z. Zhang, “Probing Spin-Flip Scattering in Ballistic Nanosystems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 106605 (2006).

Zhai, H.-Y., J. X. Ma, D. T. Gillaspie, X. G. Zhang, T. Z. Ward, E. W. Plummer, and J. Shen, “Giant Discrete Steps in Metal-Insulator Transition in Perovskite Manganite Wires,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 167201 (2006).

Zhang, C., L.-L. Wang, H.-P. Cheng, X.-G. Zhang, and Y. Xue, “Spin-Dependent Transport through a Magnetic Carbon Nanotube-Molecule Junction,” J. Chem. Phys. 124, 201107 (2006).

Zhang, C., Y. He, H-P. Cheng, Y. Xue, M. A. Ratner, X.-G. Zhang, and P. Krstic, “Current-Voltage Characteristics through a Single Light-Sensitive Molecule,” Phys. Rev. B 73, 125445 (2006).

Zhang, X.-G., P. S. Krstic, R. Zikic, J. C. Wells, and M. Fuentes-Cabrera, “First-Principles Transversal DNA Conductance Deconstructed,” Biophys. J. 91, L04 (2006).

Zhao, X., Y. Leng and P. T. Cummings, “Self-Assembly of 1,4-Benzenedithiolate / Tetrahydrofuran on a Gold Surface: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study,” Langmuir 22, 4116-4125 (2006).

Zheng, G., Z. Wang, S. Irle, and K. Morokuma, “The Origin of Linear Relationship between CH2/NH/O-SWNT Reaction Energies and Sidewall Curvature: Armchair Nanotubes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 15117-15126 (2006).

Zhou, B.; Y. Lin, D. E. Hill, W. Wang, L. M. Veca, L. Qu, P. Pathak, M. J. Meziani, J. Diaz, J. W. Connell, K. A. Watson, L. F. Allard, and Y.-P. Sun, “Polymeric Nanocomposite Films from Functionalized vs Suspended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Polymer 46, 8634 (2006).

Zhou, C., T. C. Schulthess, and D. P. Landau, “Monte Carlo Simulations of NiFe2O4 Nanoparticles,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 08H906 (2006).

Zhou, C., D. P. Landau, and T. C. Schulthess, “Hidden Zero-Temperature Bicritical Point in the Two-Dimensional Anisotropic Heisenberg Model: Monte Carlo Simulations and Proper Finite-Size Scaling,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 064407 (2006).

Zhou, C., T. C. Schulthess, S. Torbrügge, and D. P. Landau, “Wang-Landau Algorithm for Continuous Models and Joint Density of States,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 120201 (2006).

Zhu, Y., E. Burgaz, S. P. Gido, U. Staudinger, R. Weidisch, D. Uhrig, and J. W. Mays, “Morphology and Tensile Properties of Multigraft Copolymers with Regularly Spaced Tri-, Tetra-, and HexaFunctional Junction Points,” Macromolecules 39, 4428-4436 (2006).

Zikic, R., P. S. Krstic, X.-G. Zhang, M. Fuentes-Cabrera, J. Wells, and X. Zhao, “Characterization of the Tunneling Conductance Across DNA Bases,” Phys. Rev. E 74, 011919 (2006).

Zutic, I., J. Fabin, and S. C. Erwin, “Bipolar Spintronics: Fundamentals and Applications,” IBM J. Res. & Dev. 50, 121 (2006).

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