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2016 Publications

M.H.T. Dastjerdi, J.P. Boulanger, P. Kuyanov, M. Aagesen, R.R. LaPierre, Method of Ga droplet consumption for improved GaAs nanowire solar cell efficiency, Nanotechnology 27, 475403. (2016)

G.W. Holloway, C.M. Haapamaki, R.R. LaPierre, J. Baugh, Electrical characterization of chemical and dielectric passivation of InAs nanowires, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 31, 114004. (2016)

J. Walia, J. Boulanger, N. Dhindsa, R. LaPierre, X. Tang, S.S Saini, Resonant photo-thermal modification of vertical gallium arsenide nanowires studied using Raman spectroscopy, Nanotechnology 27, 245708. (2016)

J.P. Boulanger, A.C.E. Chia, B. Wood, S. Yazdi, T. Kasama, M. Aagesen, R.R. LaPierre, Characterization of a Ga-assisted GaAs nanowire array solar cell on Si substrate, IEEE J. Photovoltaics 6, 661. (2016)

B. Langelier, A. Korinek, P. Donnadieu, S. Esmaeili, Improving precipitation hardening behavior of Mg-Zn based alloys with Ce-Ca microalloying additions, Materials Characterization, 120, 18-29. (2016)

V. Fallah, B. Langelier, N. Ofori-Opoku, B. Raeisinia, N. Provatas, S. Esmaeili, Cluster evolution mechanisms during aging in Al-Mg-Si alloys, Acta Materialia 103, 290-300. (2016)

S.T. Niknejad, S. Esmaeili, N.Y. Zhou, The role of double twinning on transgranular fracture in magnesium AZ61 in a localized stress field, Acta Materialia 102, 1-16. (2016)

X. Wang, Shah, F.A., Palmquist, A., Grandfield, K., 3D characterization of human nano-osseointegration by on-axis electron tomography without the missing wedge, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 3, 49-55. (2016)

B.E.J. Lee, Ho, S., Mestres, G., Karlsson Ott, M., Koshy, P., Grandfield, K., Dual-topography electrical discharge machining of titanium to improve biocompatibility, Surface and Coatings Technology 296, 149-156. (2016)

L. Fu, Wu, C., Grandfield, K., Unosson, E., Chang, J., Engqvist, H., Xia, W., Transparent single crystalline ZrO2-SiO2 glass nanoceramic sintered by SPS, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 36, 3487-3494. (2016)

S. Chen, Grandfield, K., Shun, Y., Engqvist, H., Xia, W., Synthesis of calcium phosphate crystals with thin nacreous structure, CrystEngComm 18, 1064-1069. (2016)

A.M. Abdalla, Sahu, R., Wallar, C., Chen, R., Zhitomirsky, I., Puri, I.K., Nickel Oxide Nanotubes Synthesis using Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes as Sacrificial Templates for Supercapacitor Application, Nanotechnology 28, 075603. (2016)

A.M. Abdalla, Majdi, T., Ghosh, S., Puri, I.K., Fabrication of Nanoscale to Macroscale Nickel-Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Materials with Tunable Material Properties, Materials Research Express 3, 125014. (2016)

A.R.A. Fattah, Ghosh, S., Puri, I.K., Printing Three-Dimensional Heterogeneities In the Elastic Modulus of an Elastomeric Matrix, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 11018–11023. (2016)

A.M. Abdalla, Ghosh, S., Puri, I.K., Decorating Carbon Nanotubes with Co-precipitated Magnetite Nanocrystals, Diamond and Related Materials 66, 90–97. (2016)

A.R.A. Fattah, Majdi, T., Abdalla, A.M., Ghosh, S., Puri, I.K., Nickel Nanoparticles Entangled in Carbon Nanotubes: Novel Ink for Nanotube Printing, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 1589–1593. (2016)

Zhu Y, Moran-Mirabal J, Highly Bendable and Stretchable Electrodes Based on Micro/Nanostructured Gold Films for Flexible Sensors and Electronics, Advanced Electronic Materials 2, 1500345. (2016)

Zhu Y, Moran-Mirabal J, Micropatterning of Phase-Segregated Supported Lipid Bilayers and Binary Lipid Phases through Polymer Stencil Lift-Off, Langmuir 32, 11021-11028. (2016)

S. Niknejad, S. Esmaeili, N.Y. Zhou, The role of double twinning on transgranular fracture in magnesium AZ61 in a localized stress field, Acta Materialia 102, 1-16. (2016)

Dipan Kundu, Brian D. Adams, Victor Duffort, Shahrzad Hosseini Vajargah, Linda F. Nazar, A high-capacity and long-life aqueous rechargeable zinc battery using a metal oxide intercalation cathode, Nature Energy 1, 16119. (2016)

Zamani, P.; Higgins, D.C.; Hassan, F.M.; Fu, X.; Choi, J.Y.; Hoque, M.A.; Jiang, G., Highly active and porous graphene encapsulating carbon nanotubes as a non-precious oxygen reduction electrocatalyst for hydrogen-air fuel cells, Nano Energy 26, 267-275. (2016)

Fu, X; Choi, J. Y.; Zamani, P; Jiang, G; Hoque, M. D.; Hassan, F. M.; Chen, Z. W., Co-N Decorated Hierarchically Porous Graphene Aerogel for Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acid, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 6488-6495. (2016)

Paola Russo, Robert Liang, Elahe Jabari, Ehsan Marzbanrad, Ehsan Toyserkani, Y. Norman Zhou, Single-step synthesis of graphene quantum dots by femtosecond laser ablation of graphene oxide dispersions, Nanoscale 8, 8863-8877. (2016)

Isaac Martens, Blaise A. Pinaud, Laurie Baxter, David P. Wilkinson, Dan Bizzotto, Controlling Nanoparticle Interconnectivity in Thin-Film Platinum Catalyst Layers, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 21364–21372. (2016)

Li, M., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Ahn, W., Jiang, G., Feng, K., Lui, G., Chen, Z., Gas Pickering Emulsion Templated Hollow Carbon for High Rate Performance Lithium Sulfur Batteries, Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 8408–8417. (2016)

Fu, J., Hassan, F. M., Li, J., Lee, D. U., Ghannoum, A. R., Lui, G., Hoque, Md. A. and Chen, Z., Flexible Rechargeable Zinc-Air Batteries through Morphological Emulation of Human Hair Array, Adv. Mater. 28, 6421–6428. (2016)

Z. P. Cano, J. R. Kish, J. R. McDermid, On the Evolution of Cathodic Activity during Corrosion of Magnesium Alloy AZ31B in a Dilute NaCl Solution, J. Electrochem. Soc. 163, C62-C68. (2016)

Suresh K. Konda, Mona Amiri, Aicheng Chen, Photoassisted Deposition of Palladium Nanoparticles on Carbon Nitride for Efficient Oxygen Reduction, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 14467–14473. (2016)

Q. Pang, D. Kundu, and L. F. Nazar, A Graphene-like Metallic Cathode Host For Long-life and High-loading Lithium-Sulfur, Batteries. Mater. Horiz. 3, 130-136. (2016)

Paul C. Stanish and Pavle V. Radovanovic, Surface-Enabled Energy Transfer in Ga2O3–CdSe/CdS Nanocrystal Composite Films: Tunable All-Inorganic Rare Earth Element-Free White-Emitting Phosphor, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 19566–19573. (2016)

Paul C. Stanish and Pavle V. Radovanovic, Energy Transfer between Conjugated Colloidal Ga2O3 and CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals for White Light Emitting Applications, Nanomaterials 6, 32. (2016)

Vahid Ghodsi, Arunasish Layek, Manu Hegde, Baran Yildirim, Pavle V. Radovanovic, Native defects determine phase-dependent photoluminescence behavior of Eu2+ and Eu3+ in In2O3 nanocrystals, (Communication) Chem. Commun. 52, 4353-4356. (2016)

A. Banerjia, M.J. Lukitschb, A.T. Alpasa, Friction reduction mechanisms in cast iron sliding against DLC: Effect of biofuel (E85) diluted engine oil, Wear 368–369, 196–209. (2016)

S. Bhowmick, A. Banerji, A.T. Alpas, Friction reduction mechanisms in multilayer graphene sliding against hydrogenated diamond-like carbon, Carbon 109, 795–804. (2016)

J.P. Oliveira, B. Panton, Z. Zeng, C.M. Andrei, Y. Zhou, R.M. Miranda, F.M. Braz Fernandes, Laser joining of NiTi to Ti6Al4V using a Niobium interlayer, Acta Materialia 105, 9-15. (2016)

Christopher Odetola, E. Bradley Easton, Liliana Trevani, Investigation of TiO 2 /carbon electrocatalyst supports prepared using glucose as a modifier, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41, 8199-8208. (2016)

Rahmaan, T., Bardelcik, A., Imbert, J., Butcher, C., Worswick, M.J., Effect of Strain Rate onFlow Stress and Anisotropy of DP600, TRIP780 and AA5182-O Sheet Metal Alloys, International Journal of Impact Engineering 88, 72-90. (2016)

Pathak, N.; Butcher, C.; Worswick, M., Assessment of the Critical Parameters Influencing the Edge Stretchability of Advanced High-Strength Steel Sheet, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND PERFORMANCE 25, 4919-4932. (2016)

O.A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J.A. Hunter, A.R. Riahi, Amorphous iron nanoparticles formed on aluminum surfaces during thermomechanical treatment, Materials Letters 176, 159-164. (2016)

O. A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J. A. Hunter, A. R. Riahi, The development of near-surface microstructures during hot rolling of aluminum–magnesium alloys in relation to work roll topography, Surface and Interface Analysis 48, 889-898. (2016)

O. A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J. A. Hunter, A. R. Riahi, The characterization of near-surface defects evolved on aluminum–manganese alloys during hot rolling, Surface and Interface Analysis 48, 877-888. (2016)

O.A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J.A. Hunter, A.R. Riahi, The influence of work roll roughness on the surface/near-surface microstructure evolution of hot rolled aluminum–magnesium alloys, Journal of Materials Processing Tech. 237, 331-341. (2016)

O.A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J.A. Hunter, A.R. Riahi, The initiation of roll coating buildup during thermomechanical processing of aluminum-magnesium alloys, Surface & Coatings Technology 308, 328-336. (2016)

B. Li, O.A. Gali, M. Shafiei, J.A. Hunter, A.R. Riahi, Aluminum transfer buildup on PVD coated work rolls during thermomechanical processing, Surface & Coatings Technology 308, 244-255. (2016)

C.J. Silva, A. Kula, R.K. Mishra, M. Niewczas, Grain growth kinetics and annealed texture characteristics of Mg-Sc binary alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 687, 548-561. (2016)

B. AlOtaibi; Kong, X.; Vanka, S.; Woo, S. Y.; Pofelski, A.; Oudjedi, F.; Fan, S.; Kibria, M. G.; Botton, G. A.; Ji, W.; Guo, H.; Mi, Z., Photochemical Carbon Dioxide Reduction on Mg-Doped Ga(In)N Nanowire Arrays under Visible Light Irradiation, Acs Energy Letters 1, 246-252. (2016)

S. J. Barrow; Collins, S. M.; Rossouw, D.; Funston, A. M.; Botton, G. A.; Midgley, P. A.; Mulvaney, P., Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy Investigation into Symmetry in Gold Trimer and Tetramer Plasmonic Nanoparticle Structures, Acs Nano 10, 8552-8563. (2016)

E. P. Bellido; Manjavacas, A.; Zhang, Y.; Cao, Y.; Nordlander, P.; Botton, G. A., Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy of Multipolar Edge and Cavity Modes in Silver Nanosquares, Acs Photonics 3, 428-433. (2016)

M. Bugnet; Loffler, S.; Hawthorn, D.; Dabkowska, H. A.; Luke, G. M.; Schattschneider, P.; Sawatzky, G. A.; Radtke, G.; Botton, G. A., Real-space localization and quantification of hole distribution in chain-ladder Sr3Ca11Cu24O41 superconductor, Science Advances 2, UNSP e1501652. (2016)

M. Bugnet; Radtke, G.; Woo, S. Y.; Zhu, G. Z.; Botton, G. A., Temperature-dependent high energy-resolution EELS of ferroelectric and paraelectric BaTiO3 phases, Physical Review B 93, 020102. (2016)

A. Casu; Genovese, A.; Manna, L.; Longo, P.; Buha, J.; Botton, G. A.; Lazar, S.; Upadhyay, M.; Schwingenschloegl, U.; Prato, M.; Li, H. B.; Ghosh, S.; Palazon, F.; De Donato, F.; Mozo, S. L.; Zuddas, E.; Falqui, A., Cu2Se and Cu Nanocrystals as Local Sources of Copper in Thermally Activated In Situ Cation Exchange, Acs Nano 10, 2406-2414. (2016)

N. C. Cheng; Stambula, S.; Wang, D.; Banis, M. N.; Liu, J.; Riese, A.; Xiao, B. W.; Li, R. Y.; Sham, T. K.; Liu, L. M.; Botton, G. A.; Sun, X. L., Platinum single-atom and cluster catalysis of the hydrogen evolution reaction, Nature Communications 7, 13638. (2016)

S. Chu; Fan, S. Z.; Wang, Y. J.; Rossouw, D.; Wang, Y. C.; Botton, G. A.; Mi, Z. T., Tunable Syngas Production from CO2 and H2O in an Aqueous Photoelectrochemical Cell, Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 55, 14260-14264. (2016)

J. S. Elias; Artrith, N.; Bugnet, M.; Giordano, L.; Botton, G. A.; Kolpak, A. M.; Shao-Horn, Y., Elucidating the Nature of the Active Phase in Copper/Ceria Catalysts for CO Oxidation, Acs Catalysis 6, 1675-1679. (2016)

S. Fan; Woo, S. Y.; Vanka, S.; Botton, G. A.; Mi, Z., An In0.5Ga0.5N nanowire photoanode for harvesting deep visible light photons, Apl Materials 4, 076106. (2016)

N. Farahi; Prabhudev, S.; Botton, G. A.; Salvador, J. R.; Kleinke, H., Nano- and Microstructure Engineering: An Effective Method for Creating High Efficiency Magnesium Silicide Based Thermoelectrics, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8, 34431-34437. (2016)

N. Farahi; Prabhudev, S.; Bugnet, M.; Botton, G. A.; Salvador, J. R.; Kleinke, H., Effect of Silicon Carbide Nanoparticles on the Grain Boundary Segregation and Thermoelectric Properties of Bismuth Doped Mg2Si0.7Ge0.3, Journal of Electronic Materials 45, 6052-6058. (2016)

M. G. Han; Garlow, J. A.; Bugnet, M.; Divilov, S.; Marshall, M. S. J.; Wu, L. J.; Dawber, M.; Fernandez-Serra, M.; Botton, G. A.; Cheong, S. W.; Walker, F. J.; Ahn, C. H.; Zhu, Y. M., Coupling of bias-induced crystallographic shear planes with charged domain walls in ferroelectric oxide thin films, Physical Review B 94, 100101. (2016)

B. Langelier; Persaud, S. Y.; Newman, R. C.; Botton, G. A., An atom probe tomography study of internal oxidation processes in Alloy 600, Acta Materialia 109, 55-68. (2016)

B. H. Le; Zhao, S. R.; Liu, X. H.; Woo, S. Y.; Botton, G. A.; Mi, Z. T., Controlled Coalescence of AlGaN Nanowire Arrays: An Architecture for Nearly Dislocation-Free Planar Ultraviolet Photonic Device Applications, Advanced Materials 28, 8446-8454. (2016)

H. S. Liu; Bugnet, M.; Tessaro, M. Z.; Harris, K. J.; Dunham, M. J. R.; Jiang, M.; Goward, G. R.; Botton, G. A., Spatially resolved surface valence gradient and structural transformation of lithium transition metal oxides in lithium-ion batteries, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 29064-29075. (2016)

H. S. Liu; Foster, J. M.; Gully, A.; Krachkovskiy, S.; Jiang, M.; Wu, Y.; Yang, X. Y.; Protas, B.; Goward, G. R.; Botton, G. A., Three-dimensional investigation of cycling-induced microstructural changes in lithium-ion battery cathodes using focused ion beam/scanning electron microscopy, Journal of Power Sources 306, 300-308. (2016)

S. Mahboubi; Jiao, Y.; Cook, W.; Zheng, W.; Guzonas, D. A.; Botton, G. A.; Kish, J. R., Stability of Chromia (Cr2O3)-Based Scales Formed During Corrosion of Austenitic Fe-Cr-Ni Alloys in Flowing Oxygenated Supercritical Water, Corrosion 72, 1170-1180. (2016)

L. G. D. Melo; Hitchcock, A. P.; Berejnov, V.; Susac, D.; Stumper, J.; Botton, G. A., Evaluating focused ion beam and ultramicrotome sample preparation for analytical microscopies of the cathode layer of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources 312, 23-35. (2016)

Z. Mi; Zhao, S.; Woo, S. Y.; Bugnet, M.; Djavid, M.; Liu, X.; Kang, J.; Kong, X.; Ji, W.; Guo, H.; Liu, Z.; Botton, G. A., Molecular beam epitaxial growth and characterization of Al(Ga)N nanowire deep ultraviolet light emitting diodes and lasers, Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics 49, 364006. (2016)

S. Y. Persaud; Ramamurthy, S.; Korinek, A.; Botton, G. A.; Newman, R. C., The influence of the high Fe and Cr contents of Alloy 800 on its inter and intragranular oxidation tendency in 480 degrees C hydrogenated steam, Corrosion Science 106, 117-126. (2016)

S. Y. Persaud; Smith, J.; Korinek, A.; Botton, G. A.; Newman, R. C., High resolution analysis of oxidation in Ni-Fe-Cr alloys after exposure to 315 degrees C deaerated water with added hydrogen, Corrosion Science 106, 236-248. (2016)

Y. H. Ra; Wang, R. J.; Woo, S. Y.; Djavid, M.; Sadaf, S. M.; Lee, J.; Botton, G. A.; Mi, Z. T., Full-Color Single Nanowire Pixels for Projection Displays, Nano Letters 16, 4608-4615. (2016)

D. Rossouw; Langelier, B.; Scullion, A.; Danaie, M.; Botton, G. A., Multivariate-aided mapping of rare-earth partitioning in a wrought magnesium alloy, Scripta Materialia 124, 174-178. (2016)

Y. Sato; Bugnet, M.; Terauchi, M.; Botton, G. A.; Yoshiasa, A., Heterogeneous diamond phases in compressed graphite studied by electron energy-loss spectroscopy, Diamond and Related Materials 64, 190-196. (2016)

H. P. Van Landeghem; Langelier, B.; Panahi, D.; Purdy, G. R.; Hutchinson, C. R.; Botton, G. A.; Zurob, H. S., Solute Segregation During Ferrite Growth: Solute/Interphase and Substitutional/Interstitial Interactions, Jom 68, 1329-1334. (2016)

R. Y. Wang; Higgins, D. C.; Lee, D. U.; Prabhudev, S.; Hassan, F. M.; Chabot, V.; Lui, G.; Jiang, G. P.; Choi, J. Y.; Rasenthiram, L.; Fu, J.; Botton, G.; Chen, Z. W., Biomimetic design of monolithic fuel cell electrodes with hierarchical structures, Nano Energy 20, 57-67. (2016)

S. Zhao; Woo, S. Y.; Sadaf, S. M.; Wu, Y.; Pofelski, A.; Laleyan, D. A.; Rashid, R. T.; Wang, Y.; Botton, G. A.; Mi, Z., Molecular beam epitaxy growth of Al-rich AlGaN nanowires for deep ultraviolet optoelectronics, Apl Materials 4, 086115. (2016)