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Highlighted publications 2019

  • Mohi Uddin Jewel, MD Shamim Mahmud, Mahmuda Akter Monne, Alex Zakhidov and Maggie Yihong Chen, "Low temperature atomic layer deposition of zirconium oxide for inkjet printed transistor applications", RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 1841-1848, DOI: 10.1039/C8RA08470J
  • Raju Ahmed, Anwar Siddique, Jonathan Anderson, Chris Engdahl, Mark Holtz, and Edwin L. Piner, "Selective Area Deposition of Hot Filament CVD Diamond on 100 mm MOCVD Grown AlGaN/GaN Wafers", Cryst. Growth Des. 19(2) 672-677 (2019).  DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01260
  • Anwar Siddique, Raju Ahmed, Jonathan Anderson, and Edwin L. Piner, "Effect of Reactant Gas Stoichiometry of in-situ SiNx Passivation on Structural Properties of MOCVD AlGaN/GaN HEMTs", J. Crystal Growth (2019).  doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2019.03.020

Highlighted publications 2018

  • Dabbaghianamiri, M., & Beall, G. W. (2018). Self-assembling nanostructured intercalates: Via ion-dipole bonding. Dalton Transactions, 47(9), 3178-3184. doi:10.1039/c7dt03900j
  • Das, S., Duraia, E. S. M., Velev, O. D., Amiri, M. D., & Beall, G. W. (2018). Formation of periodic size-segregated stripe pattern via directed self-assembly of binary colloids and its mechanism. Applied Surface Science, 435, 512-520. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.11.142
  • Duraia, E. S. M., Fahami, A., & Beall, G. W. (2018). Modifications of Graphite and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes in the Presence of Urea. Journal of Electronic Materials, 47(2), 1176-1182. doi:10.1007/s11664-017-5902-1
  • Duraia, E. S. M., Niu, S., Beall, G. W., & Rhodes, C. P. (2018). Humic acid-derived graphene–SnO2 nanocomposites for high capacity lithium-ion battery anodes. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 29(10), 8456-8464. doi:10.1007/s10854-018-8858-x
  • Rastogi, S. K., Anderson, H. E., Lamas, J., Barret, S., Cantu, T., Zauscher, S., . . . Betancourt, T. (2018). Enhanced Release of Molecules upon Ultraviolet (UV) Light Irradiation from Photoresponsive Hydrogels Prepared from Bifunctional Azobenzene and Four-Arm Poly(ethylene glycol). ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(36), 30071-30080. doi:10.1021/acsami.6b16183
  • Farshchian, B., Gatabi, J. R., Bernick, S. M., Lee, G. H., Droopad, R., & Kim, N. (2018). Scaling and mechanism of droplet array formation on a laser-ablated superhydrophobic grid. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 547, 49-55. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.03.026
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Myers, T., & Holtz, M. (2018). Investigation of cadmium telluride grown by molecular-beam epitaxy using micro-Raman spectroscopy below and above the laser damage threshold. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 36(5). doi:10.1116/1.5048526
  • D.C., Binod, Oliva, A. A., Ayala, A., Acharya, S., Twagirayezu, F., Talbert, J. N., . . . Geerts, W. J. (2018). Magnetic Properties of Reactive Co-Sputtered NiFe-Oxide Samples. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. doi:10.1109/TMAG.2018.2866788
  • Ahmed, R., Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Simpson, J., Engdahl, C., Piner, E. L., & Holtz, M. W. (2018). Ultraviolet micro-Raman stress map of polycrystalline diamond grown selectively on silicon substrates using chemical vapor deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 112(18). doi:10.1063/1.5027507
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Myers, T., & Holtz, M. (2018). Investigation of cadmium telluride grown by molecular-beam epitaxy using micro-Raman spectroscopy below and above the laser damage threshold. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 36(5). doi:10.1116/1.5048526
  • Ahmed, R., Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Simpson, J., Engdahl, C., Piner, E. L., & Holtz, M. W. (2018). Ultraviolet micro-Raman stress map of polycrystalline diamond grown selectively on silicon substrates using chemical vapor deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 112(18). doi:10.1063/1.5027507
  • Yates, L., Anderson, J., Gu, X., Lee, C., Bai, T., Mecklenburg, M., . . . Graham, S. (2018). Low Thermal Boundary Resistance Interfaces for GaN-on-Diamond Devices. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(28), 24302-24309. doi:10.1021/acsami.8b07014
  • Duraia, E. S. M., Niu, S., Beall, G. W., & Rhodes, C. P. (2018). Humic acid-derived graphene–SnO2 nanocomposites for high capacity lithium-ion battery anodes. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 29(10), 8456-8464. doi:10.1007/s10854-018-8858-x
  • Kumar, M., Agrawal, A. V., Kumar, R., Venkatesan, S., Zakhidov, A., Yang, G., . . . Kumar, M. (2018). Photoactivated Mixed In-Plane and Edge-Enriched p-Type MoS2 Flake-Based NO2 Sensor Working at Room Temperature. ACS Sensors, 3(5), 998-1004. doi:10.1021/acssensors.8b00146
  • Fidele J. Twagirayezu, Md. Abdul Ahad Talukder, Wilhelmus J. Geerts, “Magnetic Properties of RF sputtered NiO and Ni0.8Fe0.2O1-d samples grown on SiO2/Si substrates”, Materials Research Innovations, July 19 2018. doi:10.1080/14328917.2018.1558797

  • Yildiz, T.; Gu, R.; Zauscher, S.; Betancourt, T. Doxorubicin-loaded protease-activated near-infrared fluorescent polymeric nanoparticles for imaging and therapy of cancer. Int. J. Nanomed. 2018, 13, 6961-6986. doi:10.2147/IJN.S174068

Highlighted publications 2017

  • Villarreal, M. A., Biediger, N. M., Bonner, N. A., Miller, J. N., Zepeda, S. K., Ricard, B. J., . . . Lewis, K. A. (2017). Determining Zebrafish Epitope Reactivity to Commercially Available Antibodies. Zebrafish, 14(4), 387-389. doi:10.1089/zeb.2016.1401
  • Dabbaghianamiri, M., Das, S., & Beall, G. W. (2017). Improvement approach for gas barrier behavior of polymer/clay nanocomposite films. Paper presented at the MRS Advances.
  • Das, S., Duraia, E. S. M., Velev, O. D., Gatabi, J. R., & Beall, G. W. (2017). Reduction of defects in self-assembling colloidal monolayer via surface modifiers and periodic mechanical vibration. Surface and Coatings Technology, 319, 353-358. doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2017.04.034
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W., Enayatpour, S., Tavangarian, F., & Fahami, M. (2017). Rapid preparation of nano hexagonal-shaped hydrocalumite via one-pot mechanochemistry method. Applied Clay           Science, 136, 90-95. doi:10.1016/j.clay.2016.11.014
  • Fahami, A., Duraia, E. S. M., Beall, G. W., & Fahami, M. (2017). Facile synthesis and structural insight of chloride intercalated Ca/Al layered double hydroxide nanopowders. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 727, 970-977. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.08.212
  • Fahami, A., Nasiri-Tabrizi, B., Beall, G. W., & Basirun, W. J. (2017). Structural insights of mechanically induced aluminum-doped hydroxyapatite nanoparticles by Rietveld refinement. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 25(2), 238-247. doi:10.1016/j.cjche.2016.07.013
  • Fahami, A., Nasiri-Tabrizi, B., Beall, G. W., Tehrani, P. M., & Basirun, W. J. (2017). A top-down approach for the synthesis of nano-sized Ba-doped hydroxyapatite. Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, 53(2), 491-498. doi:10.1007/s41779-017-0059-1
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V. P., Moy, A. J., Tunnell, J. W., Irvin, J. A., & Betancourt, T. (2017). Conductive polymer-based nanoparticles for laser-mediated photothermal ablation of cancer: Synthesis, characterization, and in vitro evaluation. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 12, 615-632. doi:10.2147/IJN.S116583
  • Jamkhindikar, S. P., Stretz, H. A., Massingill, J. L., & Betancourt, T. (2017). High throughput fiber reactor process for organic nanoparticle production: Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), polyacrylamide, and alginate. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134(47). doi:10.1002/app.45524
  • Farshchian, B., Gatabi, J. R., Bernick, S. M., Park, S., Lee, G. H., Droopad, R., & Kim, N. (2017). Laser-induced superhydrophobic grid patterns on PDMS for droplet arrays formation. Applied Surface Science, 396, 359-365. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.10.153
  • Gatabi, J. R., Rahman, S., Amaro, A., Nash, T., Rojas-Ramirez, J., Pandey, R. K., & Droopad, R. (2017). Tuning electrical properties of PZT film deposited by Pulsed Laser Deposition. Ceramics International, 43(8), 6008-6012. doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.01.139
  • Ghose, S., Rahman, S., Hong, L., Rojas-Ramirez, J. S., Jin, H., Park, K., . . . Droopad, R. (2017). Growth and characterization of β-Ga2O3 thin films by molecular beam epitaxy for deep-UV photodetectors. Journal of Applied Physics, 122(9). doi:10.1063/1.4985855
  • LeBlanc, E. G., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Noriega, O. C., Jayathilaka, P. A. R. D., Rab, S., . . . Myers, T. H. (2017). Determining and Controlling the Magnesium Composition in CdTe/CdMgTe Heterostructures. Journal of Electronic Materials, 46(9), 5379-5385. doi:10.1007/s11664-017-5589-3
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Petersen, J. E., Swartz, C. H., LeBlanc, E. G., . . . Holtz, M. (2017). Carrier Lifetimes of Iodine-Doped CdMgTe/CdSeTe Double Heterostructures Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy. Journal of Electronic Materials, 46(9), 5361-5366. doi:10.1007/s11664-017-5646-y
  • Anderson, J., Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Holtz, M., Piner, E. L., & Goorsky, M. S. (2017). Structure of diamond-silicon interfaces. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 16th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, ITherm 2017.
  • Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Anderson, J., Hobart, K. D., Feygelson, T. I., Tadjer, M. J., . . . Holtz, M. W. (2017). Optical characterization and thermal properties of CVD diamond films for integration with power electronics. Solid-State Electronics, 136, 12-17. doi:10.1016/j.sse.2017.06.025
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Petersen, J. E., Swartz, C. H., LeBlanc, E. G., . . . Holtz, M. (2017). Carrier Lifetimes of Iodine-Doped CdMgTe/CdSeTe Double Heterostructures Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy. Journal of Electronic Materials, 46(9), 5361-5366. doi:10.1007/s11664-017-5646-y
  • Squires, B., Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Hobart, K. D., Feygelson, T. I., . . . Holtz, M. W. (2017). Hexagonal boron nitride particles for determining the thermal conductivity of diamond films based on near-ultraviolet micro-Raman mapping. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(24). doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa6f44
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V. P., Moy, A. J., Tunnell, J. W., Irvin, J. A., & Betancourt, T. (2017). Conductive polymer-based nanoparticles for laser-mediated photothermal ablation of cancer: Synthesis, characterization, and in vitro evaluation. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 12, 615-632. doi:10.2147/IJN.S116583
  • Farshchian, B., Pierce, J., Beheshti, M. S., Park, S., & Kim, N. (2018). Droplet impinging behavior on surfaces with wettability contrasts. Microelectronic Engineering, 195, 50-56. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2018.03.019
  • Park, S., Moore, S. A., Song, I. H., You, B. H., Lee, M. Y., & Kim, N. (2017). Growth of ZnO nanowires o n multi-layered polymer structures fabricated by UV liquid transfer imprint lithography. Microelectronic Engineering, 176, 45-53. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2017.01.019
  • Anderson, J., Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Holtz, M., Piner, E. L., & Goorsky, M. S. (2017). Structure of diamond-silicon interfaces. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 16th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, ITherm 2017.
  • Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Piner, E., Faili, F., Oh, S., . . . Holtz, M. W. (2017). Ultraviolet and visible micro-Raman and micro-photoluminescence spectroscopy investigations of stress on a 75-mm GaN-on-diamond wafer. Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 14(8). doi:10.1002/pssc.201600247
  • Squires, B., Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Hobart, K. D., Feygelson, T. I., . . . Holtz, M. W. (2017). Hexagonal boron nitride particles for determining the thermal conductivity of diamond films based on near-ultraviolet micro-Raman mapping. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(24). doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa6f44
  • Niu, S., McFeron, R., Godínez-Salomón, F., Chapman, B. S., Damin, C. A., Tracy, J. B., . . . Rhodes, C. P. (2017). Enhanced Electrochemical Lithium-Ion Charge Storage of Iron Oxide Nanosheets. Chemistry of Materials, 29(18), 7794-7807. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02315
  • Perera, S. D., Archer, R. B., Damin, C. A., Mendoza-Cruz, R., & Rhodes, C. P. (2017). Controlling interlayer interactions in vanadium pentoxide-poly(ethylene oxide) nanocomposites for enhanced magnesium-ion charge transport and storage. Journal of Power Sources, 343, 580-591. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.01.052
  • Li, S., Liu, X., Fan, X., Ni, Y., Miracle, J., Theodoropoulou, N., . . . Yu, Q. (2017). New strategy for black phosphorus crystal growth through ternary clathrate. Crystal Growth and Design, 17(12), 6579-6585. doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01239
  • Hasan, M., Venkatesan, S., Lyashenko, D., Slinker, J. D., & Zakhidov, A. (2017). Solvent Toolkit for Electrochemical Characterization of Hybrid Perovskite Films. Analytical Chemistry, 89(18), 9649-9653. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02800
  • Lyashenko, D., Perez, A., & Zakhidov, A. (2017). High-resolution patterning of organohalide lead perovskite pixels for photodetectors using orthogonal photolithography. Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science, 214(1). doi:10.1002/pssa.201600302
  • Manspeaker, C., Venkatesan, S., Zakhidov, A., & Martirosyan, K. S. (2017). Role of interface in stability of perovskite solar cells. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 15, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.coche.2016.08.013
  • Venkatesan, S., Hasan, M., Kim, J., Rady, N. R., Sohal, S., Neier, E., . . . Zakhidov, A. (2017). Tailoring nucleation and grain growth by changing the precursor phase ratio for efficient organic lead halide perovskite optoelectronic devices. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5(39), 10114-10121. doi:10.1039/c7tc02928d

Highlighted publications 2016

  • Gonzalez, P., D.M. Garcia. 2016. Optic nerve astrocytes of zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model for aging studies in humans. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 57:12, pp: 5064.
  • Al-Hazmi, F. S., Beall, G. W., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., Alshahrie, A., Shokr, F. S., & Mahmoud, W. E. (2016). Raman and ellipsometry spectroscopic analysis of graphene films grown directly on Si substrate via CVD technique for estimating the graphene atomic planes number. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1118, 275-278. doi:10.1016/j.molstruc.2016.04.028
  • Baksi, A., Cocke, D. L., Gomes, A., Gossage, J., Riggs, M., Beall, G., & McWhinney, H. (2016). Characterization of copper-manganese-aluminum-magnesium mixed oxyhydroxide and oxide catalysts for redox reactions. Paper presented at the TMS Annual Meeting.
  • Duraia, E. S. M., & Beall, G. W. (2016). Large temperature-induced red shift of G-band of functionalized graphene nanosheets synthesized from humic acid. Superlattices and Microstructures, 98, 379-384. doi:10.1016/j.spmi.2016.09.002
  • Fahami, A., Al-Hazmi, F. S., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., Mahmoud, W. E., & Beall, G. W. (2016). Structural characterization of chlorine intercalated Mg-Al layered double hydroxides: A comparative study between mechanochemistry and hydrothermal methods. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 683, 100-107. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.05.032
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W. (2016). Mechanosynthesis and characterization of Hydrotalcite like Mg-Al-SO4-LDH. Materials Letters, 165, 192-195. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2015.11.132
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W. (2016). Structural and morphological characterization of Mg0.8Al0.2(OH)2Cl0.2hydrotalcite produced by mechanochemistry method. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 233, 422-427. doi:10.1016/j.jssc.2015.11.006
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W. (2016). Synthesis and characterization of hydrotalcite like compound via a facile solid state method. Paper presented at the MRS Advances.
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W., Betancourt, T. (2016). Synthesis, bioactivity and zeta potential investigations of chlorine and fluorine substituted hydroxyapatite. Materials Science and Engineering C, 59, 78-85. doi:10.1016/j.msec.2015.10.002
  • Barker, K., Rastogi, S. K., Dominguez, J., Cantu, T., Brittain, W., Irvin, J., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Biodegradable DNA-enabled poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels prepared by copper-free click chemistry. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 27(1), 22-39. doi:10.1080/09205063.2015.1103590
  • Cantu, T., Rodier, B., Iszard, Z., Kilian, A., Pattani, V., Walsh, K., . . . Irvin, J. (2016). Electroactive polymer  nanoparticles exhibiting photothermal properties. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2016(107). doi:10.3791/53631
  • Fahami, A., Beall, G. W., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Synthesis, bioactivity and zeta potential investigations of chlorine and fluorine substituted hydroxyapatite. Materials Science and Engineering C, 59, 78-85. doi:10.1016/j.msec.2015.10.002
  • Hamon, C. L., Dorsey, C. L., Özel, T., Barnes, E. M., Hudnall, T. W., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Near-infrared fluorescent aza-BODIPY dye-loaded biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles for optical cancer imaging. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 18(7). doi:10.1007/s11051-016-3518-7
  • Weigum, S., McIvor, E., Munoz, C., Feng, R., Cantu, T., Walsh, K., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Targeted therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma with aptamer-functionalized biodegradable nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 18(11). doi:10.1007/s11051-016-3633-5
  • Ghose, S., Rahman, M. S., Rojas-Ramirez, J. S., Caro, M., Droopad, R., Arias, A., & Nedev, N. (2016 Structural and optical properties of β-Ga2O3 thin films grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 34(2). doi:10.1116/1.4942045
  • Rahman, M. S., Ghose, S., Gatabi, J. R., Rojas-Ramirez, J. S., Pandey, R. K., & Droopad, R. (2016). Heteroepitaxial growth and characterization of BiFeO3 thin films on GaAs. Materials Research Express, 3(10). doi:10.1088/2053-1591/3/10/106408
  • Rahman, M. S., Ghose, S., Hong, L., Dhungana, P., Fahami, A., Gatabi, J. R., . . . Droopad, R. (2016). Integration of BiFeO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 heterostructures with III-V semiconductors for low-power non-volatile memory and multiferroic field effect transistors. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4(43), 10386-10394. doi:10.1039/c6tc03386e
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Petersen, J. E., Swartz, C. H., Leblanc, E. G., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Effect of free-carrier concentration and optical injection on carrier lifetimes in undoped and iodine doped CdMgTe/CdSeTe double heterostructures grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(50). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/50/505104
  • Swartz, C. H., Zaunbrecher, K. N., Sohal, S., LeBlanc, E. G., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., . . . Barnes, T. M. (2016). Factors influencing photoluminescence and photocarrier lifetime in CdSeTe/CdMgTe double heterostructures. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(16). doi:10.1063/1.4966574
  • Zaunbrecher, K. N., Kuciauskas, D., Swartz, C. H., Dippo, P., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., . . . Myers, T. H. (2016). Impact of extended defects on recombination in CdTe heterostructures grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Applied Physics Letters, 109(9). doi:10.1063/1.4961989
  • Talukder, M. A. A., Cui, Y., Compton, M., Geerts, W., Scolfaro, L., & Zollner, S. (2016). FTIR Ellipsometry Study on RF sputtered Permalloy-Oxide Thin Films. Paper presented at the MRS Advances.
  • Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Piner, E., Faili, F., Oh, S., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Ultraviolet micro-Raman spectroscopy stress mapping of a 75-mm GaN-on-diamond wafer. Applied Physics Letters, 108(21). doi:10.1063/1.4952596
  • Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Piner, E. L., & Holtz, M. W. (2016). Investigation of Stresses in GaN HEMT Layers on a Diamond Substrate Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy. Paper presented at the Technical Digest - IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium, CSIC.
  • Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Anderson, J., Savage, A., Piner, E. L., Graham, S., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Near-ultraviolet micro-Raman study of diamond grown on GaN. Applied Physics Letters, 108(3). doi:10.1063/1.4940200
  • Sohal, S., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Petersen, J. E., Swartz, C. H., Leblanc, E. G., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Effect of free-carrier concentration and optical injection on carrier lifetimes in undoped and iodine doped CdMgTe/CdSeTe double heterostructures grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(50). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/50/505104
  • Swartz, C. H., Zaunbrecher, K. N., Sohal, S., LeBlanc, E. G., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., . . . Barnes, T. M. (2016). Factors influencing photoluminescence and photocarrier lifetime in CdSeTe/CdMgTe double heterostructures. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(16). doi:10.1063/1.4966574
  • Barker, K., Rastogi, S. K., Dominguez, J., Cantu, T., Brittain, W., Irvin, J., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Biodegradable DNA-enabled poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels prepared by copper-free click chemistry. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 27(1), 22-39. doi:10.1080/09205063.2015.1103590
  • Cantu, T., Rodier, B., Iszard, Z., Kilian, A., Pattani, V., Walsh, K., . . . Irvin, J. (2016). Electroactive polymer nanoparticles exhibiting photothermal properties. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2016(107). doi:10.3791/53631
  • Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Piner, E., Faili, F., Oh, S., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Ultraviolet micro-Raman spectroscopy stress mapping of a 75-mm GaN-on-diamond wafer. Applied Physics Letters, 108(21). doi:10.1063/1.4952596
  • Hancock, B. L., Nazari, M., Anderson, J., Piner, E. L., & Holtz, M. W. (2016). Investigation of Stresses in  GaN HEMT Layers on a Diamond Substrate Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy. Paper presented at the Technical Digest - IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium, CSIC.
  • Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Anderson, J., Savage, A., Piner, E. L., Graham, S., . . . Holtz, M. (2016). Near-ultraviolet micro-Raman study of diamond grown on GaN. Applied Physics Letters, 108(3). doi:10.1063/1.4940200
  • Weigum, S., McIvor, E., Munoz, C., Feng, R., Cantu, T., Walsh, K., & Betancourt, T. (2016). Targeted therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma with aptamer-functionalized biodegradable nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 18(11). doi:10.1007/s11051-016-3633-5
  • Weigum, S. E., Xiang, L., Osta, E., Li, L., & López, G. P. (2016). Hollow silica microspheres for buoyancy-assisted separation of infectious pathogens from stool. Journal of Chromatography A, 1466, 29-36. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2016.09.002
  • Xiang, L., Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Weigum, S. E., Yu, Q., & Chen, M. Y. (2016). Inkjet-Printed Flexible Biosensor Based on Graphene Field Effect Transistor. IEEE Sensors Journal, 16(23), 8359-8364. doi:10.1109/JSEN.2016.2608719
  • Manspeaker, C., Scruggs, P., Preiss, J., Lyashenko, D. A., & Zakhidov, A. A. (2016). Reliable Annealing of CH3NH3PbI3 Films Deposited on ZnO. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(12), 6377-6382. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00364

Highlighted publications 2015

  • Al-Hazmi, F. S., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., Beall, G. W., Bronstein, L. M., & Mahmoud, W. E. (2015). Synthesis and characterization of 4-amino-3-isoxazolidinone intercalated NiAl-LDH for nanocarrier applications. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 485, 91-95. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.09.011
  • Al-Hazmi, F. S., Al-Harbi, G. H., Beall, G. W., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., Obaid, A. Y., & Mahmoud, W. E. (2015). One pot synthesis of graphene based on microwave assisted solvothermal technique. Synthetic Metals, 200, 54-57. doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2014.12.028
  • Al-Hazmi, F. S., Al-Harbi, G. H., Beall, G. W., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., Obaid, A. Y., & Mahmoud, W. E. (2015). Synthesis and structure of high quality graphene prepared via solvothermal exfoliation of intercalated graphite flakes. Superlattices and Microstructures, 86, 270-274. doi:10.1016/j.spmi.2015.07.067
  • Cook, R., Chen, Y., & Beall, G. W. (2015). Highly Ordered Self-Assembling Polymer/Clay Nanocomposite Barrier Film. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2015, 7(20), 10915-10919. doi:10.1021/acsami.5b02162
  • Duraia, E. S. M., Henderson, B., & Beall, G. W. (2015). Reduced humic acid nanosheets and its uses as nanofiller. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 85, 86-90. doi:10.1016/j.jpcs.2015.05.001
  • Fahami, A., & Beall, G. W. (2015). Mechanosynthesis of carbonate doped chlorapatite-ZnO nanocomposite with negative zeta potential. Ceramics International, 41. doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.06.061
  • Bhatnagar, K., Caro, M. P., Rojas-Ramirez, J. S., Droopad, R., Thomas, P. M., Gaur, A., . . . Rommel, S. L (2015). Integration of broken-gap heterojunction InAs/GaSb Esaki tunnel diodes on silicon. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 33(6). doi:10.1116/1.4935885
  • Bhatnagar, K., Rojas-Ramirez, J., Caro, M., Contreras, R., Henninger, B., & Droopad, R. (2015). In- monitoring during MBE growth of InAs based heterostructures. Journal of Crystal Growth, 425, 16-20. doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2015.02.103
  • Bhatnagar, K., Rojas-Ramirez, J. S., Contreras-Guerrero, R., Caro, M., & Droopad, R. (2015 Heterointegration of III-V on silicon using a crystalline oxide buffer layer. Journal of Crystal Growth, 425, 262-267. doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2015.02.022
  • Gatabi, J., Lyon, K., Rahman, S., Caro, M., Rojas-Ramirez, J., Cott-Garcia, J., . . . Lee, B. (2015). Functional materials integrated on III-V semiconductors. Microelectronic Engineering, 147, 117-121. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2015.04.050
  • Gaur, A., Manwaring, I., Filmer, M. J., Thomas, P. M., Rommel, S. L., Bhatnagar, K., & Droopad, R. (2015). Surface treatments to reduce leakage current in In0.53Ga0.47As p-i-n diodes. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B:Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, 33(2). doi:10.1116/1.4914403
  • Kent, T., Edmonds, M., Droopad, R., & Kummel, A. C. (2015) InGaAs (110) surface cleaning using atomic hydrogen. In: Vol. 219. Solid State Phenomena (pp. 47-51).
  • Swartz, C. H., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Hancock, B. L., Sohal, S., Leblanc, E. G., . . . Zaunbrecher, K. N. (2015). Study of recombination in CdMgTe/CdTeSe heterostructures using photoluminescence intensity and lifetime measurements with confocal photoluminescence microscopy. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015.
  • Zaunbrecher, K. N., Dippo, P., Kuciauskas, D., Gessert, T. A., Barnes, T. M., Edirisooriya, M., . . . Myers, T. H. (2015). Photoluminescence of Crystalline cDtE double heterostructures grown by MBE. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015.
  • Hutchins, T., Nazari, M., Eridisoorya, M., Myers, T. M., & Holtz, M. (2015). Raman measurements of substrate temperature in a molecular beam epitaxy growth chamber. Review of Scientific Instruments, 86(1). doi:10.1063/1.4905858
  • Nazari, M., Zhao, Y., Fan, Z. Y., Ziemer, K., Bernussi, A. A., & Holtz, M. (2015). Current-induced formation of stable M2-phase vanadium dioxide. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48(13). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/48/13/135101
  • Swartz, C. H., Edirisooriya, M., Ogedengbe, O. S., Hancock, B. L., Sohal, S., Leblanc, E. G., . . . Zaunbrecher, K. N. (2015). Study of recombination in CdMgTe/CdTeSe heterostructures using photoluminescence intensity and lifetime measurements with confocal photoluminescence microscopy. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015.
  • Nazari, M., Hancock, B. L., Piner, E. L., & Holtz, M. W. (2015). Self-heating profile in an AlGaN/GaN heterojunction field-effect transistor studied by ultraviolet and visible micro-Raman spectroscopy. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 62(5), 1467-1472. doi:10.1109/TED.2015.2414718
  • Cottier, R. J., Steinle, N. A., Currie, D. A., & Theodoropoulou, N. (2015). Band gap tuning of epitaxial SrTiO3-δ/Si(001) thin films through strain engineering. Applied Physics Letters, 107(22). doi:10.1063/1.4936608

Highlighted publications 2014

  • Beall, G. W., Duraia, E. S. M., Yu, Q., & Liu, Z. (2014). Single crystalline graphene synthesized by thermal annealing of humic acid over copper foils. Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 56, 331-336. doi:10.1016/j.physe.2013.10.008
  • Nash, T. L., Beall, G. W., Lee, B., & Higgins, C. (2014). Modeling, characterization, and exfoliation of a new family of 2-D materials. Science of Advanced Materials, 6(4), 703-713. doi:10.1166/sam.2014.1759
  • Gonzalez, C. M., Martin, B., & Betancourt, T. (2014). Photochemical synthesis of bimetallic and anisotropic Au-containing nanoparticles using a one-step protocol. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(41), 17574-17585. doi:10.1039/c4ta03974b
  • Bhuwalka, K. K., Wang, S. W., Noriega, O. C., Holland, M. C., Contreras-Guerrero, R., Edirisooriya, M., . . . Diaz, C. H. (2014). Comparative study of high-k/GaSb interfaces for use in antimonide based MOSFETs. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 35(1), 21-23. doi:10.1109/LED.2013.2289359
  • Swartz, C. H., Noriega, O. C., Jayathilaka, P. A. R. D., Edirisooriya, M., Zhao, X. H., Dinezza, M. J., . . . Myers, T. H. (2014). Study of defects in CdTe heterostructures using imaging confocal photoluminescence and photoluminescence intensity measurements. Paper presented at the 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2014.
  • Compton, M. S., Simpson, N. A., Leblanc, E. G., Robinson, M. A., & Geerts, W. J. (2014). Electrical and optical properties of permalloy oxide grown by dual ion beam sputtering. Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings.
  • Geerts, W. J., Simpson, N. A., Woodall, A. D., & Compton, M. S. (2014). Indium tin oxide thin films deposited at low temperature using dual ion beam sputtering. Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings.
  • Taylor AA, GM Aron, GW Beall, N Dharmasiri, Y Zhang, and RJC McLean. 2014. Carbon and clay nanoparticles induce minimal stress responses in Gram negative bacteria and eukaryotic fish cells. Environ. Toxicol. 29: 961-968.
  • Sohal, S., Nazari, M., Zhang, X., Hassanzadeh, E., Kuryatkov, V. V., Chaudhuri, J., . . . Holtz, M. (2014). Effect of Tb3+concentration on the optical and vibrational properties of YBO3 tri-doped with Eu3+, Ce3+, and Tb3+. Journal of Applied Physics, 115(18). doi:10.1063/1.4875914
  • Winkel, K. L., Carberry, J. R., Wood, L. M., Araya, M., Iszard, Z. W., Cantu, T., . . . Irvin, J. A. (2014). Donor-acceptor-donor polymers utilizing pyrimidine-based acceptors. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 83, 113-122. doi:10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2014.07.015
  • Gonzalez, C. M., Martin, B., & Betancourt, T. (2014). Photochemical synthesis of bimetallic and anisotropic Au-containing nanoparticles using a one-step protocol. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(41), 17574-17585. doi:10.1039/c4ta03974b
  • Weigum, S. E., Sutton, M., Barnes, E., Miller, S., & Betancourt, T. (2014). Targeting hepatocellular carcinoma with aptamer-functionalized PLGA/PLA-PEG nanoparticles. Paper presented at the Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering.
  • Hutchins, Benjamin T., Schwartz, Benjamin F. and Nowlin, Weston H., "Morphological and trophic specialization in a subterranean amphipod assemblage", Freshwater Biology, 2014, Vol59 (12), pp 2447-2461. doi: 10.1111/fwb.12440

Highlighted publications 2013

  • Bruno, J. G.,  J. R. Stecker, M. P. Carrillo, T. Phillips, A. Savage, D. M. García and J. R. Koke.  2013.  Chapter 4:  Novel aptamer-based therapeutic strategies. In:  J. Bruno, ed. Biomedical Applications of Aptamers, Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 55–72.
  • Beall, G. W., Duraia, E. S. M., Yu, Q., & Liu, Z. (2014). Single crystalline graphene synthesized by thermal annealing of humic acid over copper foils. Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 56, 331-336. doi:10.1016/j.physe.2013.10.008

Highlighted publications 2012

  • Stecker, J. R., A. Savage, J. G. Bruno, D. M. García and J. R. Koke. 2012. Dynamics and visualization of MCF7 adenocarcinoma cell death by aptamer-C1q-mediated membrane attack. Nucleic Acid Therapeutics 22(4):1-8. doi:10.1089/nat.2012.0355.
  • Neve, L. D., A. A. Savage, J. R. Koke and D. M. García. 2012. Activating transcription factor 3 and reactive astrocytes following optic nerve injury in zebrafish. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, part C, 155(2):213-218.doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2011.08.006

Older publications

  • Tolson, DL, DL Barrigar, RJC McLean, and E Altman. 1995. Expression of a non-agglutinating fimbria by Proteus mirabilis. Infect. Immun. 63: 1127 - 1129.
  • McLean, RJC, M Whiteley, BC Hoskins, PD Majors, and MM Sharma. 1999. Laboratory Techniques for Studying Biofilm Growth, Physiology, and Gene Expression in Flowing Systems and Porous Media. Meth. Enzymol. 310: 248–264.
  • Merchant, MM, AK Welsh, and RJC McLean. 2007. Rheinheimera texasensis sp. nov., a halointolerant freshwater oligotroph. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 2376-2380.
  • Weber MM, CL French, MB Barnes, DA Siegele, and RJC McLean. 2010. A previously uncharacterized gene, yjfO (bsmA) influences Escherichia coli biofilm formation and stress response. Microbiology 156: 139-147.
  • Kay MK, TC Erwin, RJC McLean, and GM Aron. 2011. Bacteriophage ecology in Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa mixed biofilm communities. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77: 821-829.
  • Adams, JL and RJC McLean. 1999. The impact of rpoS deletion on Escherichia coli biofilms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65: 4285–4287.
  • McLean, RJC, BD Corbin, GJ Balzer, and GM Aron. 2001. Phenotype characterization of genetically defined microorganisms and growth of bacteriophage in biofilms. Meth. Enzymol. 336: 163-174.
  • Corbin, BD, RJC McLean, and GM Aron. 2001. Bacteriophage T4 multiplication in a glucose-limited Escherichia coli biofilm. Can. J. Microbiol. 47: 680-684.
  • McLean, RJC, JM Cassanto, MB Barnes, and JH Koo. 2001. Bacterial biofilm formation under microgravity conditions. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 195: 115-119.
  • Balzer, GJ and RJC McLean. 2002. The stringent response genes relA and spoT are important for Escherichia coli biofilms under slow-growth conditions. Can. J. Microbiol. 48: 675-680.