The BNC leverages advances in nanoscale science and engineering to create innovative nanotechnologies addressing societal challenges and opportunities in computing, communications, the environment, security, energy independence, and health. Below are some publications from the BCN.

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Publications from 2013

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Photonic Crystals: Turning data on a dime, Peter Bermel

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Negative permittivity of ZnO thin films prepared from aluminum and gallium doped ceramics via pulsed-laser deposition, M. A. Bodea, G. Sbarcea, Gururaj V. Naik, Alexandra Boltasseva, T. A. Klar, and J. D. Pedarnig

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Evaporation analysis in sintered wick microstructures, Karthik K. Bodla, Jayathi Y. Murthy, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Optimization Under Uncertainty Applied to Heat Sink Design, Karthik K. Bodla, Jayathi Y. Murthy, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Advances in Fluid and Thermal Transport Property Analysis and Design of Sintered Porous Wick Microstructures, Karthik K. Bodla, Justin A. Weibel, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Fabrication of Highly Transparent Nanowire Transistors with One-Step-Processed Graphene Gate-Source-Drain Electrodes, Jihye Bong, Junebeom Han, Jonghun Lee, Seongmin Kim, and Sanghyun Ju

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Thermoelectric properties of epitaxial ScN films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering onto MgO(001) substrates, Polina V. Burmistrova, Jesse Maassen, Tela Favaloro, Bivas Saha, Shuaib Salamat, Yee Rui Koh, Mark S. Lundstrom, Ali Shakouri, and Timothy D. Sands

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Sub-surface imaging of carbon nanotube-polymer composites using dynamic AFM methods, Maria J. Cadena, Rocio Misiego, Kyle C. Smith, Alba Avila, R. Byron Pipes, Ronald Reifenberger, and Arvind Raman

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Structural and electronic properties of highly doped topological insulator Bi2Se3 crystals, Helin Cao, Suyang Xu, Ireneusz Miotkowski, Jifa Tian, Deepak Pandey, M. Zahid Hasan, and Yong P. Chen

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Quantum algorithm and circuit design solving the Poisson equation, Yudong Cao, Anargyros Papageorgiou, Iasonas Petras, Joseph Traub, and Sabre Kais

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Mapping in vitro local material properties of intact and disrupted virions at high resolution using multi-harmonic atomic force microscopy, Alexander Cartagena, Mercedes Hernando-Perez, Jose Carrascosa, Pedro J. de Pablo, and Arvind Raman

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Hysteretic response of chemical vapor deposition graphene field effect transistors on SiC substrates, Edward Cazalas, Isaac Childres, Amanda Majcher, Ting Fung Chung, Yong P. Chen, and Igor Jovanovic

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Selective Weighing of Individual Microparticles Using a Hybrid Micromanipulator-Nanomechanical Resonator System, Bin-Da Chan, Kutay Icoz, Richard L. Gieseck, and Cagri A. Savran

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Emerging technologies for non-invasive quantification of physiological oxygen transport in plants, P. Chaturvedi, M. Taguchi, S. L. Burrs, B. A. Hauser, W.W.A.W. Salim, J. C. Claussen, and E. S. McLamore

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Co-Design of Multi-Band High-Efficiency Power Amplifier and Three-Pole High-Q Tunable Filter, Kenle Chen, Tsung-Chieh Lee, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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A 3.1-GHz Class-F Power Amplifier With 82% Power-Added-Efficiency, Kenle Chen and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Effects of nanocrystal shape and size on the temperature sensitivity in Raman thermometry, Liangliang Chen, Kelly Rickey, Qing Zhao, Christopher Robinson, and Xiulin Ruan

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AFM and Raman studies of topological insulator materials subject to argon plasma etching, Isaac Childres, Jifa Tian, Ireneusz Miotkowski, and Yong P. Chen

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A ferrofluid-based wireless pressure sensor, Girish Chitnis and Babak Ziaie

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In-situ immuno-gold nanoparticle network ELISA biosensors for pathogen detection, Il-Hoon Cho and Joseph Irudayaraj

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Synthetic graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition on copper foils, Ting Fung Chung, Tian Shen, Helin Cao, Luis A. Jauregui, Wei Wu, Qingkai Yu, David Newell, and Yong P. Chen

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Performance and Variability Studies of InGaAs Gate-all-Around Nanowire MOSFETs, Nathan Conrad, SangHong Shin, Jiangjiang Gu, Mengwei Si, Heng Wu, Muhammad Masuduzzaman, Muhammad A. Alam, and Peide D. Ye

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Droplet Evaporation Dynamics on a Superhydrophobic Surface with Negligible Hysteresis, Susmita Dash and Suresh V. Garimella

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Screening and interlayer coupling in multilayer MoS2, Saptarshi Das and Joerg Appenzeller

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Where Does the Current Flow in Two-Dimensional Layered Systems?, Saptarshi Das and Joerg Appenzeller

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Low-Frequency Noise Contributions from Channel and Contacts in InAs Nanowire Transistors, Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, and David B. Janes

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Probing scattering mechanisms with symmetric quantum cascade lasers, Christoph Deutsch, Hermann Detz, Tobias Zederbauer, Aaron M. Andrews, Pavel Klang, Tillmann Kubis, Gerhard Klimeck, Manfred E. Schuster, Werner Schrenk, Gottfried Strasser, and Karl Unterrainer

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Photonic synthesis of high fidelity microwave arbitrary waveforms using near field frequency to time mapping, Amir Dezfooliyan and Andrew M. Weiner

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Thermal Expansion of Self-Organized and Shear-Oriented Cellulose Nanocrystal Films, Jairo A. Diaz, Xiawa Wu, Ashlie Martini, Jeffrey P. Youngblood, and Robert J. Moon

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Sonication mediated covalent cross-linking of DNA to single-walled carbon nanotubes, Bridget D. Dolash, Roya R. Lahiji, Dmitry Y. Zemlyanov, Vladimir P. Drachev, Ronald Reifenberger, and Donald E. Bergstrom

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Geometrical design of thin film photovoltaic modules for improved shade tolerance and performance, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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In-Line Post-Process Scribing for Reducing Cell to Module Efficiency Gap in Monolithic Thin-Film Photovoltaics, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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Performance and Reliability Implications of Two-Dimensional Shading in Monolithic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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Universal statistics of parasitic shunt formation in solar cells, and its implications for cell to module efficiency gap, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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Probing site-exclusive binding of aqueous QDs and their organelle-dependent dynamics in live cells by single molecule spectroscopy, Chaoqing Dong, Basudev Chowdhury, and Joseph Irudayaraj

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GaAs Enhancement-Mode NMOSFETs Enabled by Atomic Layer Epitaxial La1.8Y0.2O3 as Dielectric, L. Dong, X. W. Wang, J. Y. Zhang, X. F. Li, R. G. Gordon, and Peide D. Ye

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Hyperbolic metamaterials: new physics behind a classical problem, Vladimir P. Drachev, Viktor A. Podolskiy, and Alexander V. Kildishev

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Anisotropy of the elastic properties of crystalline cellulose I-beta from first principles density functional theory with Van der Waals interactions, Fernando L. Dri, Louis G. Hector Jr, Robert J. Moon, and Pablo D. Zavattieri

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Optoelectronic measurement of x-ray synchrotron pulses: A proof of concept demonstration, Stephen M. Durbin, Aamer Mahmood, Marc W. Caffee, Sergei Savikhin, Eric M. Dufresne, Haidan Wen, and Yuelin Li

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Molecular Doping of Multilayer MoS2 Field-Effect Transistors: Reduction in Sheet and Contact Resistances, Yuchen Du, Han Liu, Adam T. Neal, Mengwei Si, and Peide D. Ye

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Nanotextured superhydrophobic electrodes enable detection of attomolar-scale DNA concentration within a droplet by non-faradaic impedance spectroscopy, Aida Ebrahimi, Piyush Dak, Eric Salm, Susmita Dash, Suresh V. Garimella, Rashid Bashir, and Muhammad Ashraful Alam

Comparative study of intersubband absorption in AlGaN/GaN and AlInN/GaN superlattices: Impact of material inhomogeneities, Collin C. Edmunds, Liang Tang, Mayra D. Cervantes, Mohammadali Shirazi, A. Grier, A. Valavanis, J. D. Cooper, Geoff C. Gardner, D. N. Zakharov, Z. Ikonic, D. Indjin, P. Harrison, Michael J. Manfra, and Onana Malis

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Surface damage in ultrafine and multimodal grained tungsten materials induced by low energy helium irradiation, Osman El-Atwani, Mert Efe, Bryan Heim, and Jean Paul Allain

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Near sputter-threshold GaSb nanopatterning, Osman El-Atwani, Sean Gonderman, and Jean Paul Allain

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Nanopatterning of metal-coated silicon surfaces via ion beam irradiation: Real time x-ray studies reveal the effect of silicide bonding, Osman El-Atwani, Sean Gonderman, Alexander DeMasi, Anastassiya Suslova, Justin Fowler, Mohamad El-Atwani, Karl Ludwig, and Jean Paul Allain

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Silicon optical diode with 40 dB nonreciprocal transmission, Li Fan, Leo T. Varghese, Jian Wang, Yi Xuan, Andrew M. Weiner, and Minghao Qi

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nanoHUB-U: A Science Gateway Ventures into Structured Online Education, Victoria A. Farnsworth, Mark S. Lundstrom, Supriyo Datta, Ron Reifenberger, Arvind Raman, Timothy S. Fisher, Alejandro Strachan, Michael McLennan, Swaroop Shivarajapura, Lynn K. Zentner, Krishna Madhavan, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Efficient and realistic device modeling from atomic detail to the nanoscale, James E. Fonseca, Tillmann C. Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, Bozidar Novakovic, Arvind Ajoy, Ganesh K. Hegde, Hesameddin Ilatikhameneh, Zhengping Jiang, Parijat Sengupta, Yui-Hong Tan, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Growth and electrical characterization of Al0.24Ga0.76As/AlxGa1-xAs/Al0.24Ga0.76As modulation-doped quantum wells with extremely low x, Geoff C. Gardner, John D. Watson, Sumit Mondal, Nianpei Deng, Gabor A. Csathy, and Michael J. Manfra

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A humidity-sensitive hydrogel-Bacillus spore composite for micropatterning of biomolecular gradients, Richard L. Gieseck, Bin-Da Chan, and Cagri A. Savran

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Shape-Dependent Plasmonic Response and Directed Self-Assembly in a New Semiconductor Building Block, Indium-Doped Cadmium Oxide (ICO), Thomas R. Gordon, Taejong Paik, Dahlia R. Klein, Gururaj V. Naik, Humeyra Caglayan, Alexandra Boltasseva, and Christopher B. Murray

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Quest for organic plasmonics, Lei Gu, J. Livenere, G. Zhu, Evgenii E. Narimanov, and M. A. Noginov

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Local Heating with Lithographically Fabricated Plasmonic Titanium Nitride Nanoparticles, Urcan Guler, Justus C. Ndukaife, Gururaj V. Naik, Agbai Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, V. M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Coupled vibrational modes in multiple-filled skutterudites and the effects on lattice thermal conductivity reduction, Liang Guo, Xianfan Xu, J. R. Salvador, and G. P. Meisner

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Resonant Oscillations in Multiple-Filled Skutterudites, L. Guo, Xianfan Xu, J. R. Salvador, and G. P. Meisner

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Wireless Temperature Sensor for Condition Monitoring of Bearings Operating Through Thick Metal Plates, Lokesh A. Gupta and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Wireless temperature sensor for mechanical face seals using permanent magnets, Lokesh A. Gupta, Lionel Young, Berhanu Wondimu, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Evidence for effective mass reduction in GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells, A. T. Hatke, M. A. Zudov, J. D. Watson, Michael J. Manfra, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West

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Observation of Low Energy Raman Modes in Twisted Bilayer Graphene, Rui He, Ting Fung Chung, Conor Delaney, Courtney Keiser, Luis A. Jauregui, Paul M. Shand, C. C. Chancey, Yanan Wang, Jiming Bao, and Yong P. Chen

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Strategies To Control Morphology in Hybrid Group III-V/Group IV Heterostructure Nanowires, Karla Hillerich, Kimberly A. Dick, Cheng-Yen Wen, Mark C. Reuter, Suneel Kodambaka, and Frances M. Ross

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Strong heavy-to-light hole intersubband absorption in the valence band of carbon-doped GaAs/AlAs superlattices, M. I. Hossain, Z. Ikonic, J. Watson, J. Shao, P. Harrison, Michael J. Manfra, and O. Malis

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Shear-induced detachment of biofilms from hollow fiber silicone membranes, Z. Huang, E. S. McLamore, H. S. Chuang, W. Zhang, Steven Wereley, J. L. C. Leon, and M. K. Banks

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Zeroth-order transmission resonance in hyperbolic metamaterials, Zun Huang and Evgenii E. Narimanov

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Existence of negative differential thermal conductance in one-dimensional diffusive thermal transport, Jiuning Hu and Yong P. Chen

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Extraction of Channel Electron Effective Mobility in InGaAs/Al2O3 n-FinFETs, Yaodong Hu, Shengwei Li, Guangfan Jiao, Y. Q. Wu, Daming Huang, Peide D. Ye, and Ming-Fu Li

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Holey-Metal Lenses: Sieving Single Modes with Proper Phases, Satoshi Ishii, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexander V. Kildishev

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Cross-plane thermoelectric transport in p-type La0.67Sr0.33MnO3/LaMnO3 oxide metal/semiconductor superlattices, Pankaj Jha, Timothy D. Sands, Philip Jackson, Cory Bomberger, Tela Favaloro, Stephen Hodson, Joshua Zide, Xianfan Xu, and Ali Shakouri

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Giant Quasiparticle Bandgap Modulation in Graphene Nanoribbons Supported on Weakly Interacting Surfaces, Xueping Jiang, Neerav Kharche, Paul Kohl, Timothy B. Boykin, Gerhard Klimeck, Mathieu Luisier, Pulickel M. Ajayan, and Saroj K. Nayak

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Planar Photonics with Metasurfaces, Alexander V. Kildishev, Alexandra Boltasseva, and Vladimir M. Shalaev

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Multiscale contact mechanics model for RF-MEMS switches with quantified uncertainties, Hojin Kim, Nurul Huda Shaik, Xin Xu, Arvind Raman, and Alejandro Strachan

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Optical Properties of Gallium-Doped Zinc Oxide-A Low-Loss Plasmonic Material: First-Principles Theory and Experiment, Jongbum Kim, Gururaj V. Naik, Alexander V. Gavrilenko, Krishnaveni Dondapati, Vladimir I. Gavrilenko, S. M. Prokes, O. J. Glembocki, V. M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Nanoimprinted plasmonic nanocavity arrays, Sangsik Kim, Yi Xuan, Vladimir P. Drachev, Leo T. Varghese, Li Fan, Minghao Qi, and Kevin J. Webb

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Interface studies of N-2 plasma-treated ZnSnO nanowire transistors using low-frequency noise measurements, Seongmin Kim, Hwansoo Kim, David B. Janes, and Sanghyun Ju

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Molecular dynamics simulations of PMMA slabs: role of annealing conditions, Yae-ji Kim, Keng-Hua Lin, and Alejandro Strachan

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Graphene: An effective oxidation barrier coating for liquid and two-phase cooling systems, Arun S. Kousalya, Anurag Kumar, Rajib Paul, Dmitry Zemlyanov, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Metal functionalization of carbon nanotubes for enhanced sintered powder wicks, Arun S. Kousalya, Justin A. Weibel, Suresh V. Garimella, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic-Fusion Devices with Lithium-Conditioned Carbon Walls, P. S. Krstic, Jean Paul Allain, C. N. Taylor, J. Dadras, S. Maeda, K. Morokuma, J. Jakowski, A. Allouche, and C. H. Skinner

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Nitrogen-doped graphene by microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition, A. Kumar, A. A. Voevodin, R. Paul, I. Altfeder, Dmitry Zemlyanov, Dmitri N. Zakharov, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Laser flash synthesis of graphene and its inorganic analogues: An innovative breakthrough with immense promise, Prashant Kumar

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Plasmonic tuning of silver nanowires by laser shock induced lateral compression, Prashant Kumar, Ji Li, Qiong Nian, Yaowu Hu, and Gary J. Cheng

Dopant Metrology in Advanced FinFETs, G. Lansbergen, R. Rahman, G. C. Tettamanzi, J. Verduijn, L. C. L. Hollenberg, Gerhard Klimeck, and S. Rogge

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Correct Spectral Conversion between Surface-Enhanced Raman and Plasmon Resonance Scattering from Nanoparticle Dimers for Single-Molecule Detection, Kyuwan Lee and Joseph Irudayaraj

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Red-green-blue light sensitivity of oxide nanowire transistors for transparent display applications, Sumi Lee, Seongmin Kim, David B. Janes, M. Meyyappan, and Sanghyun Ju

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Enhanced reaction rate for gas-phase epoxidation of propylene using H-2 and O-2 by Cs promotion of Au/TS-1, Wen-Sheng Lee, M. Cem Akatay, Eric A. Stach, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and W.N. Delgass

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Molecular dynamics simulations on cyclic deformation of an epoxy thermoset, Chunyu Li, Eugenio Jaramillo, and Alejandro Strachan

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Temperature-dependence of negative differential resistance in GaN/AlGaN resonant tunneling structures, D. Li, J. Shao, L. Tang, Geoff C. Gardner, Michael J. Manfra, O. Malis, and C. Edmunds

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Reliability of High-Mobility InGaAs Channel n-MOSFETs Under BTI Stress, Ming-Fu Li, Guangfan Jiao, Yaodong Hu, Yi Xuan, Daming Huang, and Peide D. Ye

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Mechanism of fatigue performance enhancement in a laser sintered superhard nanoparticles reinforced nanocomposite followed by laser shock peening, Dong Lin, Chang Ye, Yiliang Liao, Sergey Suslov, Richard Liu, and Gary J. Cheng

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Thermal transport in SiGe superlattice thin films and nanowires: Effects of specimen and periodic lengths, Keng-Hua Lin and Alejandro Strachan

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Deactivation mechanistic studies of copper chromite catalyst for selective hydrogenation of 2-furfuraldehyde, Dongxia Liu, Dmitry Zemlyanov, Tianpin Win, Rodrigo J. Lobo-Lapidus, James A. Dumesic, Jeffrey T. Miller, and Christopher L. Marshall

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Statistical Study of Deep Submicron Dual-Gated Field-Effect Transistors on Monolayer Chemical Vapor Deposition Molybdenum Disulfide Films, Han Liu, Mengwei Si, Sina Najmaei, Adam T. Neal, Yuchen Du, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Jun Lou, and Peide Ye

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Investigation of ripple-limited low-field mobility in large-scale graphene nanoribbons, M. Luisier, T. B. Boykin, Z. Ye, A. Martini, Gerhard Klimeck, N. Kharche, X. Jiang, and S. Nayak

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Full band calculations of the intrinsic lower limit of contact resistivity, Jesse Maassen, C. Jeong, A. Baraskar, M. Rodwell, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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A computational study of the thermoelectric performance of ultrathin Bi2Te3 films, Jesse Maassen and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Mapping the 3D surface potential in Bi2Se3, Chris Mann, Damien West, Ireneusz Miotkowski, Yong P. Chen, Shengbai Zhang, and Chih-Kang Shih

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Photonically excited electron emission from modified graphitic nanopetal arrays, Patrick T. McCarthy, Scott J. Vander Laan, David B. Janes, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Nucleate boiling from smooth and rough surfaces - Part 1: Fabrication and characterization of an optically transparent heater-sensor substrate with controlled surface roughness, John P. McHale and Suresh V. Garimella

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Nucleate boiling from smooth and rough surfaces - Part 2: Analysis of surface roughness effects on nucleate boiling, John P. McHale and Suresh V. Garimella

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Engineering Nanowire n-MOSFETs at L-g < 8 nm, Saumitra Mehrotra, SungGeun Kim, Tillmann Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, Mark S. Lundstrom, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Design of high-current L-valley GaAs/AlAs0.56Sb0.44/InP (111) ultra-thin-body nMOSFETs, Saumitra Mehrotra, Michael Povolotskyi, Jeremy Law, Tillmann Kubis, Gerhard Klimeck, and Mark Rodwell