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 2014

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PULSE INJECTION FOR REAL-TIME MONITORING OF TUNABLE HIGH-Q FILTERS, Mohammad Abu Khater and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Gas mixing system for imaging of nanomaterials under dynamic environments by environmental transmission electron microscopy, M. Cem Akatay, Yury Zvinevich, Philipp Baumann, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and Eric A. Stach

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Coarse grain model for coupled thermo-mechano-chemical processes and its application to pressure-induced endothermic chemical reactions, Edwin Antillon, Kiettipong Banlusan, and Alejandro Strachan

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All-Silicon Technology for High-Q Evanescent Mode Cavity Tunable Resonators and Filters, Muhammad Shoaib Arif and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Electron transport modeling and energy filtering for efficient thermoelectric Mg2Si1-xSnx solid solutions, Je-Hyeong Bahk, Zhixi Bian, and Ali Shakouri

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Surface topography and chemistry shape cellular behavior on wide band-gap semiconductors, Lauren E. Bain, Ramon Collazo, Shu-han Hsu, Nicole Pfiester Latham, Michael J. Manfra, and Albena Ivanisevic

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Effects of randomness and inclination on the optical properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube arrays, Hua Bao, Bhagirath Duwuri, Minhan Lou, and Xiulin Ruan

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Photon management modeling and beyond for photovoltaics, Peter Bermel

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Empowering plasmonics and metamaterials technology with new material platforms, Alexandra Boltasseva

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High-resolution x-ray analysis of graphene grown on 4H-SiC (000(1)over-bar) at low pressures, Michael A. Capanoa, Benjamin M. Capano, Dallas T. Morisette, Alberto Salleo, Sangwon Lee, and Michael F. Toney

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Local Viscoelastic Properties of Live Cells Investigated Using Dynamic and Quasi-Static Atomic Force Microscopy Methods, Alexander Cartagena and Arvind Raman

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A synthetic DNA motor that transports nanoparticles along carbon nanotubes, Tae-Gon Cha, Jing Ping, Haorong Chen, Janette Salgado, Xiang Li, Chengde Mao, and Jong Hyun Choi

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Understanding the Mechanical Properties of DNA Origami Tiles and Controlling the Kinetics of Their Folding and Unfolding Reconfiguration, Haorong Chen, Te-Wei Wang, Molly M. Riccitelli, Yi Cui, Joseph Irudayaraj, and Jong Hyun Choi

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Highly Linear and Highly Efficient Dual-Carrier Power Amplifier Based on Low-Loss RF Carrier Combiner, Kenle Chen, Eric J. Naglich, Yu-Chen Wu, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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In-situ fluorescent immunomagnetic multiplex detection of foodborne pathogens in very low numbers, Il-Hoon Cho, Lisa Mauer, and Joseph Irudayaraj

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Time domain simulation of tandem silicon solar cells with optimal textured light trapping enabled by the quadratic complex rational function, H. Chung, K. Y. Jung, X. T. Tee, and Peter Bermel

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Understanding the Electrical Impact of Edge Contacts in Few-Layer Graphene, Tao Chu and Zhihong Chen

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Non-faradaic impedance characterization of an evaporating droplet for microfluidic and biosensing applications, Piyush Dak, Aida Ebrahimi, and Muhammad A. Alam

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Droplet evaporation on heated hydrophobic and superhydrophobic surfaces, Susmita Dash and Suresh V. Garimella

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A universal quantum circuit scheme for finding complex eigenvalues, Anmer Daskin, Ananth Grama, and Sabre Kais

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All Two-Dimensional, Flexible, Transparent, and Thinnest Thin Film Transistor, Saptarshi Das, Richard Gulotty, Anirudha V. Sumant, and Andreas Roelofs

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Toward Low-Power Electronics: Tunneling Phenomena in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides, Saptarshi Das, Abhijith Prakash, Ramon Salazar, and Joerg Appenzeller

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Full control of quadruple quantum dot circuit charge states in the single electron regime, M. R. Delbecq, T. Nakajima, T. Otsuka, S. Amaha, J. D. Watson, Michael J. Manfra, and S. Tarucha

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Current and Noise Properties of InAs Nanowire Transistors With Asymmetric Contacts Induced by Gate Overlap, Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, and David B. Janes

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nu=5/2 Fractional Quantum Hall State in the Presence of Alloy Disorder, Nianpei Deng, Geoff C. Gardner, Sumit Mondal, Ethan Kleinbaum, Michael J. Manfra, and Gabor Csathy

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Effect of Co Loading on the Activity and Selectivity of PtCo Aqueous Phase Reforming Catalysts, Paul J. Dietrich, M. Cem Akatay, Fred G. Sollberger, Eric A. Stach, Jeffrey T. Miller, W. Nicholas Delgass, and Fabio H. Ribeiro

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Structural and catalytic differences in the effect of Co and Mo as promoters for Pt-based aqueous phase reforming catalysts, Paul J. Dietrich, Fred G. Sollberger, M. Cem Akatay, Eric A. Stach, W.Nicholas Delgass, Jeffrey T. Miller, and Fabio H. Ribeiro

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The Development of a High Rate Tensile Testing System for Micro Scaled Single Crystal Silicon Specimens, Steven Dubelman, Nithin Raghunathan, Dimitrios Peroulis, and Weinong W. Chen

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MoS2 Field-Effect Transistors With Graphene/Metal Heterocontacts, Yuchen Du, Lingming Yang, Jingyun Zhang, Han Liu, Kausik Majumdar, Paul D. Kirsch, and Peide D. Ye

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In-situ TEM observation of the response of ultrafine- and nanocrystalline-grained tungsten to extreme irradiation environments, Osman El-Atwani, J. A. Hinks, G. Greaves, Sean Gonderman, T. Qiu, M. Efe, and Jean P. Allain

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Electrical Modulation of Fano Resonance in Plasmonic Nanostructures Using Graphene, Naresh K. Emani; Ting Fung Chung; Alexander V. Kildishev; V. M. SBirck Nanotechnology Center and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue UnBirck Nanotechnology Center and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue Universityiversityhalaev; Yong P. Chen; and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Direct Observation of Nanoscale Peltier and Joule Effects at Metal-Insulator Domain Walls in Vanadium Dioxide Nanobeams, Tela Favaloro, Joonki Suh, Bjorn Vermeersch, Kai Liu, Yijia Gu, Long-Qing Chen, Kevin X. Wang, Junqiao Wu, and Ali Shakouri

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Prediction of Spectral Phonon Mean Free Path and Thermal Conductivity with Applications to Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management: A Review, Tianli Feng and Xiulin Ruan

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Structure and Thermoelectric Properties of Spark Plasma Sintered Ultrathin PbTe Nanowires, Scott W. Finefrock, Genqiang Zhang, Je-Hyeong Bahk, Haoran Yang, Ali Shakouri, and Yue Wu

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Growth of contiguous graphite fins from thermally conductive graphite fibers, Roger H. Gerzeski, Aaron Sprague, Jianjun Hu, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Refractory Plasmonics, Urcan Guler, Alexandra Boltasseva, and Vladimir M. Shalaev

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Cellphone Camera Imaging of a Periodically Patterned Chip as a Potential Method for Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Ritu Gupta, Ronald G. Reifenberger, and Giridhar U. Kulkarni

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Role of strain on electronic and mechanical response of semiconducting transition-metal dichalcogenide monolayers: An ab-initio study, David M. Guzman and Alejandro Strachan

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Numerical modeling of loss mechanisms resulting from non-uniform illumination in multijunction concentrator solar cells, Alexander W. Haas, John R. Wilcox, Jeffery L. Gray, and Richard J. Schwartz

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Model Order Reduction for Quantum Transport Simulation of Band-To-Band Tunneling Devices, Jun Z. Huang, Lining Zhang, Weng Cho Chew, Guan-Hua Chen, Chi-Yung Yam, Li Jun Jiang, and Mansun Chan

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Modeling techniques for quantum cascade lasers, Christian Jirauschek and Tillmann Kubis

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Efficient method for localised functions using domain transformation and Fourier sine series, Raka Jovanovic, Sabre Kais, and Fahhad H. Alharbi

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Effect of T-DNA insertions on mRNA transcript copy numbers upstream and downstream of the insertion site in Arabidopsis thaliana explored by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Ulhas Kadam, Claudia A. Moeller, Joseph Irudayaraj, and Burkhard Schulz

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Selective oxidation of methanol to form dimethoxymethane and methyl formate over a monolayer V2O5/TiO2 catalyst, V. V. Kaichev, G. Ya. Popova, Yu. A. Chesalov, A. A. Saraev, Dmitry Zemlyanov, S. A. Beloshapkin, A. Knop-Gericke, R. Schloegl, T. V. Andrushkevich, and V. I. Bukhtiyarov

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Nanoparticles for multimodal in vivo imaging in nanomedicine, Jaehong Key and James F. Leary

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Copper nanorod array assisted silicon waveguide polarization beam splitter, Sangsik Kim and Minghao Qi

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Computational study of heterojunction graphene nanoribbon tunneling transistors with p-d orbital tight-binding method, Sung Geun Kim, Mathieu Luisier, Timothy B. Boykin, and Gerhard Klimeck

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Experimental demonstration of titanium nitride plasmonic interconnects, Nathaniel Kinsey, Marcello Ferrera, Gururaj V. Naik, V. E. Babicheva, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Fast Eigensolver for plasmonic metasurfaces, Alexander O. Korotkevich, Xingjie Ni, and Alexander V. Kildishev

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Tunable hyperbolic metamaterials utilizing phase change heterostructures, Harish N.S. Krishnamoorthy, You Zhou, Shriram Ramanathan, Evgenii Narimanov, and Vinod M. Menon

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Nanocarbon-Scanning Probe Microscopy Synergy: Fundamental Aspects to Nanoscale Devices, Narendra Kurra, Ronald G. Reifenberger, and Giridhar U. Kulkarni

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Gas-phase epoxidation of propylene in the presence of H-2 and O-2 over small gold ensembles in uncalcined TS-1, Wen-Sheng Lee, M. Cem Akatay, Eric A. Stach, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and W.Nicholas Delgass

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Material property prediction of thermoset polymers by molecular dynamics simulations, Chunyu Li, Eric Coons, and Alejandro Strachan

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Improvement of Spin Transfer Torque in Asymmetric Graphene Devices, Chia-Ching Lin, Yunfei Gao, Ashish Verma Penumatcha, Vinh Quang Diep, Joerg Appenzeller, and Zhihong Chen

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Magnetic field assisted growth of highly dense alpha-Fe2O3 single crystal nanosheets and their application in water treatment, Dong Lin, Biwei Deng, Stephen A. Sassman, Yaowu Hu, Sergey Suslov, and Gary Cheng

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Laser sintering of separated and uniformly distributed multiwall carbon nanotubes integrated iron nanocomposites, Dong Lin, Chunghorng Richard Liu, and Gary J. Cheng

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Electronic transport in InGaAs/Al2O3 nFinFETs, Shengwei Li, Yaodong Hu, Yangqing Wu, Daming Huang, Peide D. Ye, and Ming-Fu Li

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The Effect of Dielectric Capping on Few-Layer Phosphorene Transistors: Tuning the Schottky Barrier Heights, Han Liu, Adam T. Neal, Mengwei Si, Yuchen Du, and Peide D. Ye

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Phosphorene: An Unexplored 2D Semiconductor with a High Hole Mobility, Han Liu, Adam T. Neal, Zhen Zhu, Xianfan Xu, David Tomanek, Peide D. Ye, and Zhe Luo

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Switching Mechanism in Single-Layer Molybdenum Disulfide Transistors: An Insight into Current Flow across Schottky Barriers, Han Liu, Mengwei Si, Yexin Deng, Adam T. Neal, Yuchen Du, Sina Najmaei, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Jun Lou, and Peide D. Ye

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Mechanical performance of cellulose nanofibril film-wood flake laminate, Jen-Chieh Liu, Robert J. Moon, Alan Rudie, and Jeffrey P. Youngblood

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Quantifying the local density of optical states of nanorods by fluorescence lifetime imaging, Jingjing Liu, Xunpeng Jiang, Satoshi Ishii, V. M. Shalaev, and Joseph Irudayaraj

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Optical absorption of hyperbolic metamaterial with stochastic surfaces, Jingjing Liu, Gururaj V. Naik, Satoshi Ishii, Clayton Devault, Alexandra Boltasseva, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Evgenii Narimanov

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Ultrafast and scalable laser liquid synthesis of tin oxide nanotubes and its application in lithium ion batteries, Zhikun Liu, Zeyuan Cao, Biwei Deng, Yuefeng Wang, Jiayi Shao, Prashant Kumar, C. Richard Liu, Bingqing Wei, and Gary Cheng

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Integrating non-planar metamaterials with magnetic absorbing materials to yield ultra-broadband microwave hybrid absorbers, Wei Li, Tianlong Wu, Wei Wang, Jianguo Guan, and Pengcheng Zhai

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The origin of interferometric effect involving surface plasmon polariton in scattering near-field scanning optical microscopy, Yan Li, Nan Zhou, Edward C. Kinzel, Xifeng Ren, and Xianfan Xu

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Measurement of In-Plane Thermal Conductivity of Ultrathin Films Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy, Zhe Luo, Han Liu, Bryan T. Spann, Yanhui Feng, Peide D. Ye, Yong P. Chen, and Xianfan Xu

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Observation of Coulomb repulsion between Cu intercalants in CuxBi2Se3, Chris Mann, Damien West, Ireneusz Miotkowski, Yong P. Chen, Shengbai Zhang, and Chih-Kang Shih

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The catalytic properties of thin film Pd-rich GaPd2 in methanol steam reforming, Lukas Mayr, Harald Lorenz, Marc Armbruester, Sebastian Alarcon Villaseca, Yuan Luo, Raul Cardoso, Ulrich Burkhardt, Dmitry Zemlyanov, Michael Haevecker, Raoul Blume, Axel Knop-Gericke, Bernhard Klotzer, and Simon Penner

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Sub-diffraction Laser Synthesis of Silicon Nanowires, James I. Mitchell, Nan Zhou, Woongsik Nam, Luis M. Traverso, and Xianfan Xu

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Role of atomic variability and mechanical constraints on the martensitic phase transformation of a model disordered shape memory alloy via molecular dynamics, Keith Ryan Morrison, Mathew J. Cherukara, Karthink Guda Vishnu, and Alejandro Strachan

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Epitaxial superlattices with titanium nitride as a plasmonic component for optical hyperbolic metamaterials, Gururaj V. Naik, Bivas Saha, Jing Liu, Sammy M. Saber, Eric A. Stach, Joseph Irudayaraj, Timothy D. Sands, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva

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Time-dependent density functional theory of coupled electronic lattice motion in quasi-two-dimensional crystals, Vladimir U. Nazarov, Fhhad Alharbi, Timothy Fisher, and Sabre Kais

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Ultraviolet laser crystallized ZnO:Al films on sapphire with high Hall mobility for simultaneous enhancement of conductivity and transparency, Qiong Nian, Martin Y. Zhang, Bradley D. Schwartz, and Gary J. Cheng

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Tunable Landau-Zener transitions in a spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensate, Abraham J. Olson, Su-Ju Wang, Robert J. Niffenegger, Chuan-Hsun Li, Chris H. Greene, and Yong P. Chen

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Electrical breakdown in polymers for BEOL applications: Dielectric heating and humidity effects, Sambit Palit and Muhammad Ashraful Alam

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Implications of Rough Dielectric Surfaces on Charging-Adjusted Actuation of RF-MEMS, Sambit Palit, Xin Xu, Arvind Raman, and Muhammad Ashraful Alam

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Experimental realization of quantum algorithm for solving linear systems of equations, Jian Pan, Yudong Cao, Xiwei Yao, Zhaokai Li, Chenyong Ju, Hongwei Chen, Xinhua Peng, Sabre Kais, and Jiangfeng Du

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Electrical and thermal conductivities of reduced graphene oxide/polystyrene composites, Wonjung Park, Jiuning Hu, Luis A. Jauregui, Xiulin Ruan, and Yong P. Chen

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Technique for quantitative mapping of three-dimensional liquid-gas phase boundaries in microchannel flows, Ravi S. Patel and Suresh V. Garimella

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Efficient Light Bending with Isotropic Metamaterial Huygens' Surfaces, Carl Pfeiffer, Naresh K. Emani, Amr Shaltout, Alexandra Boltasseva, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Anthony Grbic

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Unidirectional amplification and shaping of optical pulses by three-wave mixing with negative phonons, Alexander K. Popov, Mikhail I. Shalaev, Sergey A. Myslivets, and Vitaly V. Slabko

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A single-input, single-output electromagnetically-transduced microresonator array, Andrew B. Sabater, A. G. Hunkler, and Jeff F. Rhoads

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Bulk-Like Laminated Nitride Metal/Semiconductor Superlattices for Thermoelectric Devices, Jeremy L. Schroeder, David A. Ewoldt, Reja Amatya, Rajeev J. Ram, Ali Shakouri, and Timothy D. Sands

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Microwave Gas Breakdown in Tunable Evanescent-Mode Cavity Resonators, Abbas Semnani, Kenle Chen, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Variable-cell method for stress-controlled jamming of athermal, frictionless grains, Kyle C. Smith, Ishan Srivastava, Timothy Fisher, and Meheboob Alam

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Enhancing photo-induced ultrafast charge transfer across heterojunctions of CdS and laser-sintered TiO2 nanocrystals, Bryan Spann, Venkataprasad S. Bhat, Qiong Nian, Kelly Rickey, Gary Cheng, Xiulin Ruan, and Xianfan Xu

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Ultrafast Spectroscopy of CdSe Nanocrystals: Morphological and Environmental Effects on Nonradiative and Nonadiabatic Relaxation, Bryan T. Spann and Xianfan Xu

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Quantum and Classical Magnetoresistance in Ambipolar Topological Insulator Transistors with Gate-tunable Bulk and Surface Conduction, Jifa Tian, Cuizu Chang, Helin Cao, Ke He, Xucun Ma, Qikun Xue, and Yong P. Chen

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Topological insulator based spin valve devices: Evidence for spin polarized transport of spin-momentum-locked topological surface states, Jifa Tian, Isaac Childres, Helin Cao, Tian Shen, Ireneusz Miotkowski, and Yong P. Chen

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Multiple Timescales and Modeling of Dynamic Bounce Phenomena in RF MEMS Switches, Ryan C. Tung, Adam Fruehling, Dimitrios Peroulis, and Arvind Raman

Disease-on-a-chip: mimicry of tumor growth in mammary ducts, Pierre-Alexandre Vidi, Teimour Maleki, Manuel Ochoa, Lei Wang, Sara M. Clark, James F. Leary, and Sophie A. Lelievre

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Design of a SiO2 top-cladding and compact polarization splitter-rotator based on a rib directional coupler, Jing Wang, Ben Niu, Zhen Sheng, Aimin Wu, Xi Wang, Minghao Qi, Fuwan Gan, and Shichang Zou

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Low-loss and low-crosstalk 8 x 8 silicon nanowire AWG routers fabricated with CMOS technology, Jing Wang, Zhen Sheng, Le Li, Albert Pang, Aimin Wu, Wei Li, Xi Wang, Shichang Zou, Minghao Qi, and Fuwan Gan

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Performance-limiting factors for GaAs-based single nanowire photovoltaics, Xufeng Wang, Mohammad Ryyan Khan, Mark S. Lundstrom, and Peter Bermel

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Phonon Lateral Confinement Enables Thermal Rectification in Asymmetric Single-Material Nanostructures, Yan Wang, Ajit Vallabhaneni, Jiuning Hu, Bo Qiu, Yong P. Chen, and Xiulin Ruan

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Two-Dimensional Thermal Transport in Graphene: A Review of Numerical Modeling Studies, Yan Wang, Ajit K. Vallabhaneni, Bo Qiu, and Xiulin Ruan

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Spin blockade and exchange in Coulomb-confined silicon double quantum dots, Bent Weber, Y.H. Matthias Tan, Suddhasatta Mahapatra, Thomas F. Watson, Hoon Ryu, Rajib Rahman, Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg, Gerhard Klimeck, and Michelle Y. Simmons

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Mediating the potent ROS toxicity of acrolein in neurons with silica nanoparticles and a natural product approach, Desiree White-Schenk, Riyi Shi, and James F. Leary

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Coupled Thermal and Electromagnetic Induced Decomposition in the Molecular Explosive alpha HMX; A Reactive Molecular Dynamics Study, Mitchell A. Wood, Adri C.T. van Duin, and Alejandro Strachan