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 2012

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Design of Broadband Highly Efficient Harmonic-Tuned Power Amplifier Using In-Band Continuous Class(-1)/F Mode Transferring, Kenle Chen and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Facile synthesis of ultra-small Bi2Te3 nanoparticles, nanorods and nanoplates and their morphology-dependent Raman spectroscopy, Liangliang Chen, Qing Zhao, and Xiulin Ruan

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A Study of Critical Heat Flux During Flow Boiling in Microchannel Heat Sinks, Tailian Chen and Suresh V. Garimella

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Role of nanostructure on reaction and transport in Ni/Al intermolecular reactive composites, Mathew J. Cherukara, Karthik Guda Vishnu, and Alejandro Strachan

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An Ocular Tack for Minimally Invasive Continuous Wireless Monitoring of Intraocular Pressure, Girish D. Chitnis, Teimour Maleki, B. Samuels, L. B. Cantor, and Babak Ziaie

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A thermophone on porous polymeric substrate, Girish Chitnis, Albert Kim, Seung Hyun Song, A. M. Jessop, J. S. Bolton, and Babak Ziaie

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Waterproof Active Paper via Laser Surface Micropatterning of Magnetic Nanoparticles, Girish Chitnis and Babak Ziaie

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Electron band alignment at the interface of (100)InSb with atomic-layer deposited Al2O3, H.Y. Chou, V. V. Afanas'ev, M. Houssa, A. Stesmans, Lin Dong, and Peide Ye

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Interface barriers at the interfaces of polar GaAs(111) faces with Al2O3, H.Y. Chou, E. O'Connor, P.K. Hurley, V.V. Afanas'ev, M. Houssa, A. Stesmans, Peide Ye, and S.B. Newcomb

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Controlling the Growth of Si/Ge Nanowires and Heterojunctions Using Silver-Gold Alloy Catalysts, Yi-Chia Chou, Cheng-Yen Wen, Mark C. Reuter, Dong Su, Eric A. Stach, and Frances M. Ross

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Full Band Atomistic Modeling of Homo-junction InGaAs Band-to-Band Tunneling Diodes Including Band Gap Narrowing, Woo-Suhl Cho, Mathieu Luisier, Dheeraj Mohata, Suman Datta, David Pawlik, Sean L. Rommel, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Characterizations of gas purge valves for liquid alignment and gas removal in a microfluidic chip, Han-Shengh Chuang, Raviraj Thakur, and Steven T. Wereley

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Nanostructuring Platinum Nanoparticles on Multilayered Graphene Petal Nanosheets for Electrochemical Biosensing, Jonathan C. Claussen, Anurag Kumar, David B. Jaroch, M. Haseeb Khawaja, Allison Hibbard, D. Marshall Porterfield, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Development and testing of hyperbaric atomic force microscopy (AFM) and fluorescence microscopy for biological applications, D. P. D'Agostino, Helen McNally, and J.B. Dean

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Frequency-dependent transient response of an oscillating electrically actuated droplet, S. Dash, N. Kumari, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Hybrid Surface Design for Robust Superhydrophobicity, Susmita Dash, Marie T. Alt, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Universal programmable quantum circuit schemes to emulate an operator, Anmer Daskin, Ananth Grama, Giorgos Kollias, and Sabre Kais

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On the scaling behavior of organic ferroelectric copolymer PVDF-TrFE for memory application, Saptarshi Das and Joerg Appenzeller

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High Performance Multilayer MoS2 Transistors with Scandium Contacts, Saptarshi Das, Hong-Yan Chen, Ashish Verma Penumatcha, and Joerg Appenzeller

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1/f Noise Sources in Dual-Gated Indium Arsenide Nanowire Transistors, Collin J. Delker, Seongmin Kim, Mattias Borg, Lars-Erik Wernersson, and David B. Janes

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Contrasting energy scales of reentrant integer quantum Hall states, Nianpei Deng, J. D. Watson, L. P. Rokhinson, M. J. Manfra, and G. A. Csathy

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Collective Nature of the Reentrant Integer Quantum Hall States in the Second Landau Level, N. Deng, A. Kumar, Michael J. Manfra, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, and Gabor A. Csathy

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Broadband Extinction of Core-Shell Microspheres, Vashista C. de Silva, James L. Stewart, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Vladimir P. Drachev

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Numerical investigation of an evaporating meniscus in a channel, Hemanth Dhavaleswarapu, Jayathi Y. Murthy, and Suresh V. Garimella

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End-to-End Modeling for Variability and Reliability Analysis of Thin Film PV, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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A Shade Tolerant Panel Design for Thin Film Photovoltaics, Sourabh Dongaonkar and Muhammad A. Alam

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Reverse Stress Metastability of Shunt Current in CIGS Solar Cells, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Erik Sheets, Rakesh Agrawal, and Muhammad A. Alam

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Hydrodynamic Size-Dependent Cellular Uptake of Aqueous QDs Probed by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy, Chaoqing Dong and Joseph Irudayaraj

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Near-Infrared Absorption in Lattice-Matched AlInN/GaN and Strained AlGaN/GaN Heterostructures Grown by MBE on Low-Defect GaN Substrates, C. Edmunds, L. Tang, D. Li, M. Cervantes, G. Gardner, T. Paskova, Michael J. Manfra, and O. Malis

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Improvement of near-infrared absorption linewidth in AlGaN/GaN superlattices by optimization of delta-doping location, C. Edmunds, L. Tang, J. Shao, D. Li, M. Cervantes, G. Gardner, Dmitri Zakharov, Michael J. Manfra, and O. Malis

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In-situ probing of near and below sputter-threshold ion-induced nanopatterning on GaSb(1 0 0), Osman El-Atwani, Jean Paul Allain, and S. Ortoleva

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The effect of native oxide on ion-sputtering-induced nanostructure formation on GaSb surfaces, Osman El-Atwani, Jean Paul Allain, and Anastassiya Suslova

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Real time x-ray studies during nanostructure formation on silicon via low energy ion beam irradiation using ultrathin iron films, Osman El-Atwani, Anastassiya Suslova, Alexander DeMasi, Sean Gonderman, Justin Fowler, Mohamad El-Atwani, Karl Ludwig, and Jean Paul Allain

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Electrically Tunable Damping of Plasmonic Resonances with Graphene, Naresh K. Emani, Ting-Fung Chung, Xingjie Ni, Alexander V. Kildishev, Yong P. Chen, and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Nanobarcoding: detecting nanoparticles in biological samples using in situ polymerase chain reaction, Trisha Eustaquio and James F. Leary

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Direct fabrication of silicon photonic devices on a flexible platform and its application for strain sensing, Li Fan, Leo T. Varghese, Yi Xuan, Jian Wang, Ben Niu, and Minghao Qi

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An All-Silicon Passive Optical Diode, Li Fan, Jian Wang, Leo T. Varghese, Hao Shen, Ben Niu, Yi Xuan, Andrew M. Weiner, and Minghao Qi

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Probing coherence in microcavity frequency combs via optical pulse shaping, Fahmida Ferdous, Houxun Miao, Pei-Hsun Wang, Daniel E. Leaird, Kartik Srinivasan, Lei Chen, Vladimir Aksyuk, and Andrew M. Weiner

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Thermodynamic and kinetic investigation of a chemical reaction-based miniature heat pump, Scott Flueckiger, Fabien Volle, Suresh V. Garimella, and Rajiv K. Mongia

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Graphene Field-Effect Transistors on Undoped Semiconductor Substrates for Radiation Detection, Michael Foxe, Gabriel Lopez, Isaac Childres, Romaneh Jalilian, Amol Patil, Caleb Roecker, John Boguski, Igor Jovanovic, and Yong P. Chen

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Cyclic Evolution of Bouncing for Contacts in Commercial RF MEMS Switches, Adam Fruehling, Wei Yang, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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A Single-Atom Transistor, Martin Fuechsle, Jill A. Miwa, Suddhasatta Mahapatra, Hoon Ryu, Sunhee Lee, Oliver Warschkow, Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg, Gerhard Klimeck, and Michelle Y. Simmons

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Spectroscopy of a Deterministic Single-Donor Device in Silicon, M. Fuechsle, J. A. Miwa, S. Mahapatra, H. Ryu, S. Lee, O. Warschkow, L. C. L. Hollenberg, G. Klimeck, and M. Y. Simmons

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Indirectly Pumped 3.7 THz InGaAs/InAlAs Quantum-Cascade Lasers Grown by Metal-Organic Vapor-Phase Epitaxy, Kazuue Fujita, Masamichi Yamanishi, Shinichi Furuta, Kazunori Tanaka, Tadataka Edamura, Tillmann Kubis, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Performance analysis of nitride alternative plasmonic materials for localized surface plasmon applications, U. Guler, Gururaj V. Naik, Alexandra Boltasseva, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexander V. Kildishev

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Heat Transfer Across Metal-Dielectric Interfaces During Ultrafast-Laser Heating, Liang Guo, Stephen L. Hodson, Timothy S. Fisher, and Xianfan Xu

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Wireless Temperature Sensor Operating in Complete Metallic Environment Using Permanent Magnets, Lokesh A. Gupta and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Flow regime-based modeling of heat transfer and pressure drop in microchannel flow boiling, Tannaz Harirchian and Suresh V. Garimella

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Magnetoplasmon resonance in a two-dimensional electron system driven into a zero-resistance state, A. T. Hatke, M. A. Zudov, J. D. Watson, and Michael J. Manfra

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Origin of structural defects in multiwall carbon nanotube, K.P.S.S. Hembram and G. Mohan Rao

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Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Rectification in Graphene Nanoribbons, Jiuning Hu, Xiulin Ruan, and Yong P. Chen

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Diffractive nanoslit lenses for subwavelength focusing, Satoshi Ishii, Vladimir P. Drachev, and Alexander V. Kildishev

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Double-Slit Diffraction Experiment in Hyperbolic Media, Satoshi Ishii, Alexander V. Kildishev, Evgenii Narimanov, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Vladimir P. Drachev

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Drive-amplitude-modulation atomic force microscopy: From vacuum to liquids, Miriam Jaafar, David Martinez-Martin, Mariano Cuenca, John Melcher, Arvind Raman, and Julio Gomez-Herrero

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Broadband Purcell effect: Radiative decay engineering with metamaterials, Zubin Jacob, Igor I. Smolyaninov, and Evgenii E. Narimanov

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Flexure-FET biosensor to break the fundamental sensitivity limits of nanobiosensors using nonlinear electromechanical coupling, Ankit Jain, Pradeep Nair, and Muhammad A. Alam

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Strategies for dynamic soft-landing in capacitive microelectromechanical switches, Ankit Jain, Pradeep Nair, and Muhammad Ashraful Alam

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A Physics-Based Predictive Modeling Framework for Dielectric Charging and Creep in RF MEMS Capacitive Switches and Varactors, Ankit Jain, Sambit palit, and Muhammad Ashraful Alam

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Energy-based yield criterion for PMMA from large-scale molecular dynamics simulations, Eugenio Jaramillo, Nathaniel Wilson, Stephen Christensen, Jonathan Gosse, and Alejandro Strachan

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Thermal conductivity of bulk and thin-film silicon: A Landauer approach, Changwook Jeong, Supriyo Datta, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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On the best bandstructure for thermoelectric performance: A Landauer perspective, Changwook Jeong, Raseong Kim, and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Analysis of thermal conductance of ballistic point contacts, Changwook Jeong and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Cross-plane electronic and thermal transport properties of p-type La0.67Sr0.33MnO3/LaMnO3 perovskite oxide metal/semiconductor superlattices, Pankaj Jha, Timothy D. Sands, Laura Cassels, Philip Jackson, Tela Favaloro, Benjamin Kirk, Joshua Zide, Xianfan Xu, and Ali Shakouri

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Experimental Investigation of Border Trap Generation in InGaAs nMOSFETs With Al2O3 Gate Dielectric Under PBTI Stress, Guangfan Jiao, Chengjun Yao, Yi Xuan, Daming Huang, Peide Ye, and Ming-Fu Li

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Interaction of Biological Molecules with Clay Minerals: A Combined Spectroscopic and Sorption Study of Lysozyme on Saponite, Cliff T. Johnston, Gnanasiri S. Premachandra, Tamas Szabo, Joyce Lok, and Robert A. Schoonheydt

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In Situ TEM Creation and Electrical Characterization of Nanowire Devices, Christian Kallesoe, Cheng-Yen Wen, Timothy J. Booth, Ole Hansen, Peter Boggild, Frances M. Ross, and Kristian Molhave

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In vivo NIRF and MR dual-modality imaging using glycol chitosan nanoparticles, Jaehong Key, Christy L. Cooper, Ah Young Kim, Deepika Dhawan, Deborah W. Knapp, Kwangmeyung Kim, Jae Hyung Park, Kuiwon Choi, Ick Chan Kwon, Kinam Park, and James F. Leary

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Reflecting upon the losses in plasmonics and metamaterials, Jacob B. Khurgin and Alexandra Boltasseva

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A Novel Electromechanical Interrogation Scheme for Implantable Passive Transponders, Albert Kim, Teimour Maleki, and Babak Ziaie

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Growth Pathways in Ultralow Temperature Ge Nucleation from Au, B. J. Kim, C. Y. Wen, J. Tersoff, M. C. Reuter, Eric A. Stach, and F. M. Ross

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Radiation Efficiency Enhancement for Dipoles Placed Adjacent to Lossy Silicon Substrates, Dowon Kim and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Size-dependent hardness of nanoscale metallic contacts from molecular dynamics simulations, Hojin Kim and Alejandro Strachan

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Improving the radiative decay rate for dye molecules with hyperbolic metamaterials, J. Kim, Vladimir P. Drachev, Z. Jacob, Gururaj V. Naik, Alexandra Boltasseva, Evgenii E. Narimanov, and Vladimir M. Shalaev

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Computational study of energy filtering effects in one-dimensional composite nano-structures, Raseong Kim and Mark S. Lundstrom

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Role of Self-Assembled Monolayer Passivation in Electrical Transport Properties and Flicker Noise of Nanowire Transistors, Seongmin Kim, Patrick D. Carpenter, Rand K. Jean, Haitian Chen, Chongwu Zhou, Sanghyun Ju, and David B. Janes

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Nanoscale contacts between semiconducting nanowires and metallic graphenes, Seongmin Kim, David B. Janes, Sung-Yool Choi, and Sanghyun Ju

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Silver layer instability in a SnO2/Ag/SnO2 trilayer on silicon, Suk Jun Kim, Eric A. Stach, and Carol A. Handwerker

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Gaining insight into the physics of dynamic atomic force microscopy in complex environments using the VEDA simulator, Daniel Kiracofe, John Melcher, and Arvind Raman

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Nonlinear dynamics of the atomic force microscope at the liquid-solid interface, Daniel Kiracofe and Arvind Raman

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Note: A transimpedance amplifier for remotely located quartz tuning forks, Ethan Kleinbaum and Gabor Csathy

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Properties of Metal-Graphene Contacts, Joachim Knoch, Zhihong Chen, and Joerg Appenzeller

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Does the Low Hole Transport Mass in <110> and <111> Si Nanowires Lead to Mobility Enhancements at High Field and Stress: A Self-Consistent Tight-Binding Study, R. L. Kotlyar, T. D. Linton, R. Rios, M. D. Giles, S. M. Cea, K. J. Kuhn, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Kubis, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Photonically enhanced flow boiling in a channel coated with carbon nanotubes, Arun S. Kousalya, Chad N. Hunter, Shawn A. Putnam, Timothy Miller, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Topological Transitions in Metamaterials, Harish N.S. Krishnamoorthy, Zubin Jacob, Evgenii Narimanov, Ilona Kretzschmar, and Vinod M. Menon

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Rapid synthesis of few-layer graphene over Cu foil, A. Kumar, A. A. Voevoclin, Dmitri N. Zakharov, Dmitry Zemlyanov, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Modeling and Analysis of an Optically-Actuated, Bistable MEMS Device, Vijay Kumar and Jeff F. Rhoads

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Modeling, Analysis, and Experimental Validation of a Bifurcation-Based Microsensor, Vijay Kumar, Yushi S. Yang, J. William Boley, Geroge T.C. Chiu, and Jeff F. Rhoads

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Opto-electrokinetic manipulation for high-performance on-chip bioassays, Jae-Sung Kwon, Sandeep Ravindranath, Aloke Kumar, Joseph Irudayaraj, and Steven Wereley

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Direct fabrication of microelectrodes on a polymer substrate using selective ultrashort pulsed laser ablation of inkjet-printed Ag lines, S. H. Lee, D. J. Lee, C. K. Lee, Y. H. Lee, Steven T. Wereley, and J. H. Oh

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Reproducible preparation of Au/TS-1 with high reaction rate for gas phase epoxidation of propylene, Wen-Sheng Lee, M. Cem Akatay, Eric A. Stach, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and W. Nicholas Delgass

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Probing the gold active sites in Au/TS-1 for gas-phase epoxidation of propylene in the presence of hydrogen and oxygen, Wen-Sheng Lee, Li-Chung Lai, M. Cem Akatay, Eric A. Stach, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and W. Nicholas Delgass

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Atomistic simulations on multilayer graphene reinforced epoxy composites, Chunyu Li, Andrea R. Browning, Stephen Christensen, and Alejandro Strachan

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Molecular dynamics simulations and experimental studies of the thermomechanical response of an epoxy thermoset polymer, Chunyu Li, Grigori A. Medvedev, Eun-Woong Lee, Jaewoo Kim, James M. Caruthers, and Alejandro Strachan

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Repeatable low-temperature negative-differential resistance from Al0.18Ga0.82N/GaN resonant tunneling diodes grown by molecular-beam epitaxy on free-standing GaN substrates, D. Li, L. Tang, C. Edmunds, J. Shao, G. Gardner, Michael J. Manfra, and O. Malis

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Threshold of hierarchical percolating systems, Jiantong Li, Biswajit Ray, Muhammad Alam, and Mikael Ostling

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Nanoscale Strainability of Graphene by Laser Shock-Induced Three-Dimensional Shaping, Ji Li, Ting-Fung Chung, Yong P. Chen, and Gary J. Cheng

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Laser Shock-Based Platform for Controllable Forming of Nanowires, Ji Li, Yiliang Liao, Sergey Suslov, and Gary J. Cheng

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Laser assisted embedding of nanoparticles into metallic materials, Dong Lin, Sergey Suslov, Chang Ye, Yiliang Liao, C. Richard Liu, and Gary J. Cheng

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Large scale, highly dense nanoholes on metal surfaces by underwater laser assisted hydrogen etching near nanocrystalline boundary, Dong Lin, Martin Yi Zhang, Chang Ye, Zhikun Liu, Richard Liu, and Gary J. Cheng

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MoS2 Nanoribbon Transistors: Transition From Depletion Mode to Enhancement Mode by Channel-Width Trimming, Han Liu, Jiangjiang Gu, and Peide D. Ye