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1. D. J. Bozym, S. Korkut, M. A. Pope, I. A. Aksay "Dehydrated Sucrose Nanoparticles as Spacers for Graphene-Ionic Liquid Supercapacitor Electrodes" ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4 7167-7174 (2016).
2. C. Punckt, M. A. Pope, Y. M. Liu, I. A. Aksay "Structure-Dependent Electrochemistry of Reduced Graphene Oxide Monolayers" J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (7) H491-H498 (2016).
3. J. Roy-Mayhew, M. Pope, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Intrinsic catalytic activity of graphene defects for the Co(bpy)3(II/III) dye-sensitized solar cell redox mediator" ACS Appl. Mater. & Interf. 8 9134-9141 (2016).
4. B. Uralcan, I. A. Aksay, P. G. Debenedetti, D. T. Limmer "Concentration Fluctuations and Capacitive Response in Dense Ionic Solutions" J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7 2333-2338 (2016).


1. D.J. Bozym, B. Uralcan, D.T. Limmer, M.A. Pope, N.J. Szamreta, P.G. Debenedetti, I.A. Aksay "Anomalous Capacitance Maximum of the Glassy Carbon-Ionic Liquid Interface through Dilution with Organic Solvents" J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6 2644-2648 (2015).
2. A.G. Hsieh, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "High-Rate Li+ Storage Capacity of Surfactant-Templated Graphene-TiO2 Nanocomposites" J. Electrochem. Soc. 162 A1566-A1573 (2015).
3. Y. J. Lee, L. Huang, H. Wang, M. L. Sushko, B. Schwenzer, I. A. Aksay, J. Liu "Structural rearrangement and dispersion of functionalized graphene sheets in aqueous solutions" Colloids Interf. Sci. Comm. 8 1-5 (2015).
4. Y. Li, V. Alain-Rizzo, L. Galmiche, P. Audebert, F. Miomandre, G. Louarn, M. Bozlar, M.A. Pope, D.M. Dabbs, I.A. Aksay "Functionalization of Graphene Oxide by Tetrazine Derivatives: A Versatile Approach toward Covalent Bridges between Graphene Sheets" Chem. Mater. 27 4298-4310 (2015).
5. M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay "Structural Design of Cathodes for Li-S Batteries" Adv. Energy Mater. 5 (16) 1500124 (2015).
6. M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay "Four-Fold Increase in the Intrinsic Capacitance of Graphene through Functionalization and Lattice Disorder" J. Phys. Chem. C 119 20369-20378 (2015).
7. C. Zhang, D.M. Dabbs, L.-M. Liu, I.A. Aksay, R. Car, A. Selloni "Combined Effects of Functional Groups, Lattice Defects, and Edges in the Infrared Spectra of Graphene Oxide" J. Phys. Chem. C 119 18167-18176 (2015).


1. C. Punckt, M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay "High Selectivity of Porous Graphene Electrodes Solely due to Transport and Pore Depletion Effects" J. Phys. Chem. C 118 [39] 22635-42 (2014).
2. J.D. Roy-Mayhew, I.A. Aksay "Graphene Materials and Their Use in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" Chem. Rev. 114 [12] 6323-48 (2014).
3. B. Tavakol, M. Bozlar, C. Punckt, G. Froehlicher, H.A. Stone, I.A. Aksay, D.P. Holmes "Buckling of Dielectric Elastomeric Plates for Soft, Electrically Active Microfluidic Pumps" Soft Matter 10 [27] 4789-94 (2014).
4. M. Vijayakumar, B. Schwenzer, V. Shutthanandan, J.Z. Hu, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay "Elucidating Graphene-ionic Liquid Interfacial Region: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study" Nano Energy 3 152-58 (2014).
5. J. Xiao, P. Meduri, H.H. Chen, Z.G. Wang, F. Gao, J.Z. Hu, J. Feng, M. Hu, S. Dai, S. Brown, J.L. Adcock, Z.Q. Deng, J. Liu, G.L. Graff, I.A. Aksay, J.G. Zhang "Energetics of Defects on Graphene through Fluorination" ChemSusChem 7 [5] 1295-1300 (2014).


1. A. Hsieh, S. Korkut, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Dispersion Stability of Functionalized Graphene in Aqueous Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Solutions" Langmuir 29 14831-38 (2013).
2. A. Hsieh, C. Punckt, S. Korkut, I.A. Aksay "Adsorption of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate on Functionalized Graphene Measured by Conductometric Titration" J. Phys. Chem. B 117 [26] 7950–58 (2013).
3. L. Jan, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Cementation of Colloidal Particles on Electrodes in a Galvanic Microreactor" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5 6346-53 (2013).
4. L. Jan, C. Punckt, B. Khusid, I.A. Aksay "Directed Motion of Colloidal Particles in a Galvanic Microreactor" Langmuir 29 2498-2505 (2013).
5. Y. Liu, C. Punckt, M.A. Pope, A. Gelperin, I.A. Aksay "Electrochemical Sensing of Nitric Oxide with Functionalized Graphene Electrodes" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5 12624-30 (2013).
6. M.A. Pope, S. Korkut, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Supercapacitor Electrodes Produced through Evaporative Consolidation of Graphene Oxide-Water-Ionic Liquid Gels" J. Electrochem. Soc. 160 [10] A1653-60 (2013).
7. C. Punckt, F. Muckel, S. Wolff, I.A. Aksay, C.A. Chavarin, G. Bacher, W. Mertin "The Effect of Degree of Reduction on the Electrical Properties of Functionalized Graphene Sheets" Appl. Phys. Lett. 102 [2] 023114 (2013).
8. C. Punckt, M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay "On the Electrochemical Response of Porous Functionalized Graphene Electrodes" J. Phys. Chem. C 117 16076-86 (2013).


1. M. Bozlar, C. Punckt, S. Korkut, J. Zhu, C.C. Foo, Z. Suo, I.A. Aksay "Dielectric Elastomer Actuators with Elastomeric Electrodes" Appl. Phys. Lett. 101 091907 (2012).
2. D.M. Dabbs, I.A. Aksay "Multifunctional and Low-Density Inorganic Nanocomposites" JOM 64 [2] 226-33 (2012).
3. J.-L. Li, H.C. Schniepp, I.A. Aksay, R. Car "Phonon-Induced Anisotropic Dispersion Forces on a Metallic Substrate" Nano Life 2 [2] 12400001 (2012).
4. X. Li, W. Qi, D. Mei, M.L. Sushko, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu "Functionalized Graphene Sheets as Molecular Templates for Controlled Nucleation and Self-Assembly of Metal Oxide-Graphene Nanocomposites" Adv. Mater. 24 [37] 5136-41 (2012).
5. L.-M. Liu, R. Car, A. Selloni, D. Dabbs, I.A. Aksay, R. Yetter "Enhanced Thermal Decomposition of Nitromethane on Functionalized Graphene Sheets: ab-initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations" J. Am. Chem.Soc 134 [46] 19011-16 (2012).
6. B. Ozbas, C.D. O'Neill, R.A. Register, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, D.H. Adamson "Multifunctional elastomer nanocomposites with functionalized graphene single sheets" J. Polym. Sci. B-Polym. Phys. 50 [13] 910-16 (2012).
7. B. Ozbas, S. Toki, B.S. Hsiao, B. Chu, R.A. Register, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, D.H. Adamson "Strain-Induced Crystallization and Mechanical Properties of Functionalized Graphene Sheet-Filled Natural Rubber" J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys 50 [10] 718-23 (2012).
8. C. Punckt, L. Jan, P. Jiang, T.A. Frewen, D.A. Saville, I.G. Kevrekidis, I.A. Aksay "Autonomous Colloidal Crystallization in a Galvanic Microreactor" J. Appl. Phys. 112 074905 (2012).
9. J.D. Roy-Mayhew, G. Boschloo, A. Hagfeldt, I.A. Aksay "Functionalized Graphene Sheets as a Versatile Replacement for Platinum in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4 [5] 2794-2800 (2012).


1. A. Belotserkovets, J.H. Prevost "Thermoporoelastic response of a fluid-saturated porous sphere: An analytical solution" Intern. J. Eng. Sci. 49 1415-23 (2011).
2. Y.L. Cao, X.L. Li, I.A. Aksay, J. Lemmon, Z.M. Nie, Z.G. Yang, J. Liu "Sandwiched Graphene-Sulfur Nanocomposite for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 [17] 7660-65 (2011).
3. S.R.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti "Structure and Energetics of Thin Film Water" J. Phys. Chem. C 115 [11] 4624-35 (2011).
4. D.P. Holmes, M. Roche, T. Sinha, H.A. Stone "Dancing discs: Bending and twisting of soft materials by anisotropic swelling" Soft Matter 7 5188-93 (2011).
5. Y. Hu, X. Chen, G.M. Whitesides, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo "Indentation of polydimethylsiloxane submerged in organic solvents" J. Mater. Res. 26 785-95 (2011).
6. L. Jin, S. Cai, Z. Suo "Creases in soft tissues generated by growth" EPL 95 64002 (2011).
7. C. Keplinger, T. Li, R. Baumgartner, Z. Suo, S. Bauer "Harnessing snap-through instability in soft dielectrics to achieve giant voltage-triggered deformation" Soft Matter (ASAP) (2011).
8. P. Kim, C. Duprat, S.S.H. Tsai, H.A. Stone "Selective spreading and jetting of electrically driven dielectric films" Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 034502 (2011).
9. P. Kim, A.K Epstein, M. Khan, L.D. Zarzar, D.J. Lipomi, G.M. Whitesides, J. Aizenberg "Structural Transformation by Electrodeposition on Patterned Substrates (STEPS) – A New Versatile Nanofabrication Method" Nano Lett. (ASAP) (2011).
10. P. Kim, L.D. Zarzar, X. He, A. Grinthal, J. Aizenberg "Hydrogel-Actuated Integrated Responsive Systems (HAIRS): Moving towards Adaptive Materials" Curr. Opin. Solid State Mater. Sci. (2011).
11. S. Korkut, J.D. Roy-Mayhew, D.M. Dabbs, D.L. Milius, I.A. Aksay "High-Surface Area Tapes Produced with Functionalized Graphene" ACS Nano 5 [6] 5214-22 (2011).
12. R. Kou, Y.Y. Shao, D.H. Mei, Z.M. Nie, D.H. Wang, C.M. Wang, V.V Viswanathan, S. Park, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, Y. Wang, J. Liu "Stabilization of Electrocatalytic Metal Nanoparticles at Metal-Metal Oxide-Graphene Triple Junction Points" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 [8] 2541-47 (2011).
13. B. Li, L. Liu, Z. Suo "Extension limit, polarization saturation, and snap-through instability of dielectric elastomers" Intern. J. Smart Nano Mater. 2 59-67 (2011).
14. S. Pan, I.A. Aksay "Factors Controlling the Size of Graphene Oxide Sheets Produced via Graphite Oxide Route" ACS Nano 5 [5] 4073-83 (2011).
15. M.A. Pope, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "The Intrinsic Capacitance and Redox Activity of Functionalized Graphene Sheets" J. Phys. Chem. C 115 [41] 20326-334 (2011).
16. T.-S. Wong, S. Hoon Kang, S.K.Y. Tang, E.J. Smythe, B.D. Hatton, A. Grinthal, J. Aizenberg "Bioinspired self-repairing slippery surfaces with pressure-stable omniphobicity" Nature 477 443-47 (2011).
17. J. Xiao, D.H. Mei, X.L. Li, D.Y. Wang, G.L. Graff, W.D. Bennett, L.V. Saraf, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, J.-G. Zhang "Hierarchically Porous, Graphene as a Lithium-Air Battery Electrode" Nano Lett. 11 [11] 5071-78 (2011).
18. L. Yan, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay, W. Mertin, G. Bacher "Local Voltage Drop in a Single Functionalized Graphene Sheet Characterized by Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy" Nano Lett. 11 [9] 3543-49 (2011).
19. S. Zhang, Y.Y Shao, H.G. Liao, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, G.P. Yin, Y.H. Lin "Graphene Decorated with PtAu Alloy Nanoparticles: Facile Synthesis and Promising Application for Formic acid Oxidation" Chem. Mater. 23 [5] 1079-81 (2011).
20. S. Zhang, Y.Y. Shao, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "Graphene-polypyrrole Nanocomposite as a Highly Efficient and Low Cost Electrically Switched Ion Exchanger for Removing ClO4¯ from Wastewater" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 3 [9] 3633-37 (2011).


1. J. Aizenberg "New nanofabrication strategies: Inspired by biomineralization" MRS Bull., 35 323-30 (2010).
2. S. Cai, K. Bertoldi, H. Wang, Z. Suo "Osmotic collapse of a void in an elastomer: breathing, buckling and creasing" Soft Matter 6 5770-77 (2010).
3. D. Du, Z.X. Zou, Y.S. Shin, J. Wang, H. Wu, M.H. Engelhard, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "Sensitive Immunosensor for Cancer Biomarker Based on Dual Signal Amplification Strategy of Graphene Sheets and Multienzyme Functionalized Carbon Nanospheres" Anal. Chem. 82 [7] 2989-2995 (2010).
4. Z. Fang, C. Punckt, E.Y. Leung, H.C. Schniepp, I.A. Aksay "Tuning of Structural Color Using a Dielectric Actuator and Multifunctional Compliant Electrodes" Appl. Opt. 49 [35] 6689-96 (2010).
5. P. Fratzl, F.D. Fischer, J. Svoboda, J. Aizenberg "A kinetic model of the transformation of a micropatterned amorphous precursor into a porous single crystal" Acta Biomater 6 1001-05 (2010).
6. B. Hatton, V. Kitaev, D. Perovic, G. Ozin, J. Aizenberg "Low-Temperature Synthesis of Nanoscale Silica Multilayers – Atomic Layer Deposition in a Test Tube" J. Mater. Chem. 20 6009-13 (2010).
7. B. Hatton, L. Mishchenko, S. Davis, K.H. Sandhage, J. Aizenberg "Assembly of large-area, highly ordered, crack-free inverse opal films" Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 107 [23] 10354-59 (2010).
8. X.H. Kang, J. Wang, H. Wu, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "A Graphene-based Electrochemical Sensor for Sensitive Detection of Paracetamol" Talanta 81 [3] 753-59 (2010).
9. P. Kim, L.D. Zarzar, X. Zhao, A. Sidorenko, J. Aizenberg "Microbristle in Gels: Toward All-Polymer Reconfigurable Hybrid Surfaces" Soft Matter 6 [4] 750-55 (2010).
10. J. Paulose, D.R. Nelson, J. Aizenberg "Two-parameter sequential adsorption model applied to microfiber clustering" Soft Matter 6 2421-34 (2010).
11. C. Punckt, M.A. Pope, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin, I.A. Aksay "Electrochemical Performance of Graphene as Effected by Electrode Porosity and Graphene Functionalization" Electroanalysis 22 2834-41 (2010).
12. J.D. Roy-Mayhew, D.J. Bozym, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Functionalized Graphene as a Catalytic Counter Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" ACS Nano 4 [10] 6203-6211 (2010).
13. Y.Y. Shao, J. Wang, H. Wu, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "Graphene Based Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors: A Review" Electroanalysis 22 [10] 1027-36 (2010).
14. Y.Y. Shao, S. Zhang, M.H. Engelhard, G.C. Shao, Y. Wong, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "Nitrogen-doped Graphene and its Electrochemical Applications" J. Mater. Chem. 20 7491-7496 (2010).
15. Z. Suo "Theory of dielectric elastomers" Acta Mechan. Sol. Sin. 23 549-78 (2010).
16. Z.W. Tang, H. Wu, J.R. Cort, G.W. Buchko, Y.Y. Zhang, Y.Y. Shao, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin "Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves its Biostability and Specificity" Small 6 [11] 1205-09 (2010).
17. D.H. Wang, R. Kou, D.W. Choi, Z.G. Yang, Z.M. Nie, J. Li, L.V. Saraf, D.H. Hu, J.G. Zhang, G.L. Graff, J. Liu, M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay "Ternary Self-Assembly of Ordered Metal Oxide-Graphene Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Storage" ACS Nano 4 [3] 1587-95 (2010).
18. J.C. Weaver, G.W. Milliron, P. Allen, A. Miserez, A. Rawal, J. Garay, P.J. Thurner, J. Seto, B. Mayzel, L. Jon Friesen, B.F. Chmelka, P. Fratzl, J. Aizenberg, Y. Dauphin, D. Kisailus, D.E. Morse "Unifying Design Strategies in Demosponge and Hexactinellid Skeletal Systems" J. Adhesion 86 72-95 (2010).


1. S.F.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti "Evolution from Surface-Influenced to Bulk-Like Dynamics in Nanoscopically Confined Water" J. Phys. Chem. B 113 7973-7976 (2009).
2. S.R.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti "Effect of Surface Polarity on the Structure and Dynamics of Water in Nano-scale Confinement" J. Phys. Chem B 113 1438-1446 (2009).
3. Y. Hirata, A. Hara, I.A. Aksay "Thermodynamics of Densification of Powder Compact" Ceramics International 35 2667-2674 (2009).
4. X.H. Kang, J. Wang, H. Wu, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin "Glucose Oxidase-Graphene-Chitosan Modified Electrode for Direct Electrochemistry and Glucose Sensing" Biosensors Bioelectronics 25 901-905 (2009).
5. R. Kou, Y.Y. Shao, D.H. Wang, M.H. Engelhard, J.H. Kwak, J. Wang, V.V. Viswanathan, C.M. Wang, Y.H. Lin, Y. Wang, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu "Enhanced Activity and Stability of Pt Catalysts on Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction" Electrochemistry Communications 11 954-957 (2009).
6. C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay "Dissolution Dynamics of Thin Films Measured by Optical Reflectance" J. Chem. Phys 131 244710:1-5 (2009).
7. J.L. Sabourin, D.M. Dabbs, F.L. Dryer, R.A. Yetter, I.A. Aksay "Functionalized Graphene Sheet Colloids for Enhanced Fuel Combustion" ACS Nano 3 [12] 3945-54 (2009).
8. D.H. Wang, D.W. Choi, J. Li, Z.G. Yang, Z.M. Nie, R. Kou, D.H. Hu, C.M. Wang, L.V. Saraf, J.G. Zhang, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu "Self-assembled TiO2-graphene Hybrid Nanostructures for Enhanced Li-ion Insertion" ACS Nano 3 [4] 907-914 (2009).
9. H. Wang, H. Zhou, M.G. Forest, "Sheared Nematic Liquid Crystal Polymer Monolayers" Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B 11 497-517 (2009).
10. H. Wu, J. Wang, X.H. Kang, C.M. Wang, D.H. Wang, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin "Glucose Biosensor based on Immobilization of Glucose Oxidase in Platinum Nanoparticles/Graphene/Chitosan Nanocomposite Film" Talanta 80 403-406 (2009).


1. C.C. Broomell, S.F. Chase, T. Laue, J.H. Waite "Cutting Edge Structural Protein from the Jaws of Nereis virens" Biomacromolecules 9 1669-1677 (2008).
2. E.P. Choate, Z. Cui, M.G. Forest "Effects of strong anchoring on the dynamic moduli of heterogeneous nematic polymers" Rheol. Acta 47 223-236 (2008).
3. B.A. Evans, A.R. Shields, R. L. Carroll, S. Washburn, M.R. Falvo, R. Superfine "Magnetically Actuated Nanorod Arrays as Biomimetic Cilia" Nano Letters 7 1428-1434 (2008).
4. M.G. Forest, S. Heidenreich, S. Hess, X. Yang, R. Zhou "Robustness of Pulsating Jet-like Layers in Sheared Nano-rod Dispersions" Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 155 130-145 (2008).
5. M.J. Harrington, J. H. Waite "pH-Dependent Locking of Giant Mesogens in Fibers Drawn from Mussel Byssal Collagens" Biomacromolecules 9 1480-1486 (2008).
6. S. Korkut, I.A. Aksay "Reply to the Comment on Enhanced Stability of Electrohydrodynamic Jets through Gas Ionization" Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 059402-1 (2008).
7. S. Korkut, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Enhanced Stability of Electrohydrodynamic Jets through Gas Ionization" Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 034503 1-4 (2008).
8. S. Korkut, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Collodial Cluster Arrays by Electrohydrodynamic Printing" Langmuir 24 12196-12201 (2008).
9. K.N. Kudin, B. Ozbas, H.C. Schniepp, R.K. Prud'homme, I.A. Aksay, R. Car "Raman Spectra of Graphite Oxide and Functionalized Graphene Sheets" Nano Lett. 8 36-41 (2008).
10. J. Lee, M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, R. Zhou "Dipole-induced, first-order phase transitions of nano-rod monolayers" Phys. Lett. A 372 3484-3487 (2008).
11. Q. Lu, N. Marks, G.C. Schatz, T. Belytschko "Nanoscale fracture of tetrahedral amorphous carbon by molecular dynamics; Flaw size insensitivity" Phys. Rev. B 77 014109 1-9 (2008).
12. A. Miserez, J.C. Weaver, P.J. Thurner, J. Aizenberg, Y. Dauphin, P. Fratzl, D.E. Morse, F.W. Zok "Effects of Laminate Architecture on Fracture Resistance of Sponge Biosilica: Lessons from Nature" Adv. Funct. Mater. 18 1241-1248 (2008).
13. C.M. Murira, C. Punckt, H.C. Schniepp, B. Khusid, I.A. Aksay "Inhibition and Promotion of Copper Corrosion by CTAB in a Microreactor System" Langmuir 24 14269-14275 (2008).
14. D. Pandey, R. Reifenberger, R. Piner "Scanning Probe Microscopy study of exfoliated oxidized graphene sheets" Surface Science 602 1607-1613 (2008).
15. C. Park, J.H. Kang, J.S. Harrison, R.C. Costen, S.E. Lowther "Actuating Single Wall carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites: Intrinsic Unimorphs" Adv. Mater. 20 2074-2079 (2008).
16. H.F. Poon, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Linear colloidal crystal arrays by electrohydrodynamic printing" Applied Physics Letters 93 133114 1-3 (2008).
17. T. Ramanathan, A.A. Abdala, S. Stankovich, D.A. Dikin, M. Herrera-Alonso, D. Piner, D.H. Adamson, H.C. Schniepp, X. Chen, R.S. Ruoff, S.T. Nguyen, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, L.C. Brinson "Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Polymer Nanocomposites" Nature Nanotechnology 3 327-331 (2008).
18. W.D Ristenpart, P. Jiang, M.A. Slowik, C. Punckt, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Electrohydrodynamic Flow and Colloidal Patterning near Inhomogeneities on Electrodes" Langmuir 24 12172-12180 (2008).
19. H.C. Schniepp, K.N. Kudin, J.-L. Li, R.K. Prud’homme, R. Car, I.A. Aksay "Bending Properties of Single Functionalized Graphene Sheets" ACS Nano 2 2577-2584 (2008).
20. H.C. Schniepp, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Tip-Induced Orientational Order of Surfactant Micelles on Gold" Langmuir 24 626-631 (2008).
21. H.C. Schniepp, H.C. Shum, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Rough Surfaces" J. Phys. Chem. C 112 14902-14906 (2008).
22. Y. Si, E.T. Samulski "Synthesis of Water Soluble Graphene" Nano Letters 8 1679-1682 (2008).
23. D.J. Styers-Barnett, S.P. Ellison, B.P. Mehl, B.C. Westlake, R.L. House, C. Park, K.E. Wise, J.M. Papanikolas "Exciton Dynamics and Biexciton Formation in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Studied with Femtosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy" J. Phys. Chem. C 112 4507-4516 (2008).
24. K.J. Sun, R.A. Wincheski, C. Park "Magnetic property measurements on single wall carbon nanotube polyimide composites" J. Appl. Phys. 103 023908 1-6 (2008).
25. X. Yang, Z. Cui, M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, J. Shen "Dimensional Robustness and Instability of Sheared, Semidilute, Nanorod Dispersions" Multiscale Model. Simul. 7 622-654 (2008).


1. D.H. Adamson, D.M. Dabbs, C.R. Pacheco, M.V. Giotto, D.E. Morse, I.A. Aksay "Non-Peptide Polymeric Silicatein α Mimic for Neutral pH Catalysis in the Formation of Silica" Macromolecules 40 5710-5717 (2007).
2. C.C. Broomell, R.K. Khan, D.N. Moses, A. Miserez, M.G. Pontin, G.D. Stucky, F.W. Zok, J.H. Waite "Mineral minimization in nature's alternative teeth" J. R. Soc. Interface 4 19-31 (2007).
3. X. Chen, Z.-H. Xu, X. Li, M.A. Shaibat, Y. Ishii, R.S. Ruoff "Structural and mechanical characterization of platelet graphite nanofibers" Carbon 45 416-423 (2007).
4. J. Cho, J.Y. Chen, I.M. Daniel "Mechanical enhancement of carbon fiber/epoxy composites by graphite nanoplatelet reinforcement" Scripta Mater. 56 685-688 (2007).
5. J. Cho, J.J. Luo, I.M. Daniel "Mechanical characterization of graphite/epoxy nanocomposites by multi-scale analysis" Compos. Sci. Technol. 67 2399-2407 (2007).
6. D.A. Dikin, S. Stankovich, E.J. Zimney, R.D. Piner, G.H.B. Dommett, G. Evmenenko, S.T. Nguyen, R.S. Ruoff "Preparation and characterization of graphene oxide paper" Nature 448 457-460 (2007).
7. W. Ding, L. Calabri, K.M. Kohlhaas, X. Chen, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff "Modulus, Fracture Strength, and Brittle vs. Plastic Response of the Outer Shell of Arc-grown Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes" Exp. Mechanics 47 25-36 (2007).
8. W. Ding, Z. Guo, R.S. Ruoff "Effect of cantilever nonlinearty in nanoscale tensile testing" J. Appl. Phys. 101 034316 1-10 (2007).
9. G.E. Fantner, J. Adams, P. Turner, P.J. Thurner, L.W. Fisher, P.K. Hansma "Nanoscale Ion Mediated Networks in Bone: Osteopontin Can Repeatedly Dissipate Large Amounts of Energy" Nano Let. 7 2491-2498 (2007).
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12. M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Microscopic-Macroscopic Simulations of Rigid-Rod Polymer Hydrodynamics: Heterogeneity and Rheochaos" Multiscale Model. Simul. 6 858-878 (2007).
13. S. Gayathri, R. Lakshminarayanan, J.C. Weaver, D.E. Morse, R.M. Kini, S. Valiyaveettil "In Vitro Study of Magnesium-Calcite Biomineralization in the Skeletal Materials of the Seastar Pisaster giganteus" Chem. Eur. J. 13 3262-3268 (2007).
14. J.R. Gomm, B. Schwenzer, D.E. Morse "Textured films of chromium phosphate synthesized by low-temperature vapor diffusion catalysis" Solid State Sciences 9 429-431 (2007).
15. J.K. Guest, J.H. Prevost "Design of Maximum Permeability Material Structures" Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. 196 1006-1017 (2007).
16. P.K. Hansma, P.J. Turner, R.S. Ruoff "Optimized adhesives for strong, lightweight, damage-resistant, nanocomposite materials: new insights from natural materials" Nanotechnology 18 044026 1-3 (2007).
17. M.J. Harrington, J.H. Waite "Holdfast heroics: comparing the molecular and mechanical properties of Mytilus californianus byssal threads" J. Exper. Biol. 210 (2007).
18. M. Herrera-Alonso, A.A. Abdala, M.J. McAllister, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme "Intercalation and Stitching of Graphite Oxide with Diaminoalkanes" Langmuir 23 10644-49 (2007).
19. R. Khare, S.L. Mielke, J.T. Paci, S. Zhang, R. Ballarini, G.C. Schatz, T. Belytschko "Coupled quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical modeling of the fracture of defective carbon nanotubes and graphene sheets" Phys. Rev. B 75 075412 1-12 (2007).
20. J.H. Kindt, P.J. Thurner, M.E. Lauer, B.L. Bosma, G. Schitter, G.E. Fantner, M. Izumi, J.C. Weaver, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma "In situ observation of fluoride-ion-induced hydroxyapatite-
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21. H. Lee, B.P. Lee, P.B. Messersmith "A reversible wet/dry adhesive inspired by mussels and geckos" Nature 448 338-342 (2007).
22. Q. Liao, J.-M. Y. Carrillo, A.V. Dobrynin, M. Rubinstein "Rouse Dynamics of Polyelectrolyte Solutions: Molecular Dynamics Study" Macromolecules 40 7671-7679 (2007).
23. Q. Lin, D. Gourdon, C. Sun, N. Holten-Anderson, T.H. Anderson, J.H. Waite, J.N. Israelachvilli "Adhesion mechanisms of themussel foot proteins mfp-1 and mfp-3" PNAS 104 3782-3786 (2007).
24. M.J. McAllister, J.-L. Li, D.H. Adamson, H.C. Schniepp, A.A. Abdala, J. Liu, M. Herrera-Alonso, D.L. Milius, R. Car, R.K. Prud'homme, I.A. Aksay "Single Sheet Functionalized Graphene by Oxidation and Thermal Expansion of Graphite" Chem. Materials 19 4396-4404 (2007).
25. S.L. Mielke, T. Belytschko, G.C. Schatz "Nanoscale Fracture Mechanics" Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 58 185-209 (2007).
26. S.L. Mielke, S. Zhang, R. Khare, R.S. Ruoff, T. Belytschko, G.C. Schatz "The effects of extensive pitting on the mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes" Chem. Phys. Lett. 446 128-132 (2007).
27. Z. Nie, D. Fava, E. Kumacheva, S. Zou, G.C. Walker, M. Rubinstein "Self-assembly of metal-polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers" Nature Materials Online 6 609-614 (2007).
28. P. Podsiadlo, Z. Liu, D. Paterson, P.B. Messersmith, N.A. Kotov "Fusion of Seashell Nacre and Marine Bioadhesive Analogs: High-Strength Nanocomposite by Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Clay and L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine Polymer" Adv. Mater. 19 949-955 (2007).
29. T. Ramanathan, S. Stankovich, D.A. Dikin, H. Liu, H. Shen, S.T. Nguyen, L.C. Brinson "Graphitic Nanofillers in PMMA Nanocomposites—An Investigation of Particle Size and Dispersion and Their Influence on Nanocomposite Properties" J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 45 2097-2112 (2007).
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31. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville "Electrohydrodynamic flow around a colloidal particle near an electrode with an oscillating potential" J. Fluid Mech. 575 83-109 (2007).
32. G.C. Schatz "Using theory and computation to model nanscale properties" PNAS 104 6885-6892 (2007).
33. H.C. Schniepp, H.C. Shum, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Surfactant Aggregates at Rough Solid-Liquid Interfaces" J. Phys. Chem. B 111 8708-8712 (2007).
34. S. Stankovich, D.A. Dikin, R.D. Piner, K.A. Kohlhaas, A. Kleinhammes, Y. Jia, Y. Wu, S.T. Nguyen, R.S. Ruoff "Synthesis of graphene-based nanosheets via chemical reduction of exfoliated graphite oxide" Carbon 45 1558-1565 (2007).
35. F.C. Sun, A.V. Dobrynin, D. Shirvanyants, H.-I. Lee, K. Matyjaszewski, G.J. Rubinstein, M. Rubinstein, S.S. Sheiko "Flory Theorem for Structurally Asymmetric Mixtures" Phys. Rev. Let. 99 137801(4) (2007).
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38. J.C. Weaver, J. Aizenberg, G.E. Fantner, D. Kisailus, A. Woesz, P. Allen, K. Fields, M.J. Porter, F.W. Zok, P.K. Hansma, P. Fratzl, D.E. Morse "Hierarchical assembly of the siliceous skeletal lattice of the hexactinellid sponge Euplectella aspergillum" J. Struct. Biol. 158 93-106 (2007).
39. W. Zha, C.D. Han, D.H. Lee, S. H. Han, J.K. Kim, J.H. Kang, C. Park "Origin of the Difference in Order-Disorder Transition Temperature between Polystyrene-block-poly(2-vinylpyridine) and Polystyrene-block-poly(4-vinylpyridine) Copolymers" Macromolecules 40 2109-2119 (2007).
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47. E.J. Zimney, G.H.B. Dommett, R.S. Ruoff, D.A. Dikin "Correction factors for 4-probe electrical measurements with finite size electrodes and material anisotropy: a finite element study" Meas. Sci. Technol. 18 2067-2073 (2007).


1. S.H. Bhansali, J.M. Jarvis, I.A. Aksay, J.D. Carbeck "Enhanced Resonator Sensitivity with Nanostructured Porous Silica Coatings" Langmuir 22 6676-82 (2006).
2. S.H. Bhansali, A.-S. Malik, J.M. Jarvis, I. Akartuna, D.M. Dabbs, J.D. Carbeck, I.A. Aksay "The Stability of L3 Sponge Phase in Acidic Solutions" Langmuir 22 4060-4064 (2006).
3. R.L. Brutchey, D.E. Morse "Template-Free, Low-Temperature Synthesis of Crystalline Barium Titanate Nanoparticles under Bio-Inspired Conditions" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45 6564-6566 (2006).
4. R.L Brutchey, E.S. Yoo, D.E. Morse "Biocatalytic Synthesis of a Nonostructured and Crystalline Biometallic Perovskite-like Barium Oxofluorotitanate at Low Temperature" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 10288-10294 (2006).
5. X. Chen, D.R. Cantrell, K. Kohlhaas, S. Stankovich, J.A. Ibers, M. Jaroniec, H. Gao, X. Li, R.S. Ruoff "Carbide-Derived Nanoporous Carbon and Novel Core-Shell Nanowires" Chem. Mater. 18 753-758 (2006).
6. C.-H. Chen, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Electrohydrodynamic 'Drop-and-Place' Particle Deployment" Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 154104 1-3 (2006).
7. C.-H. Chen, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Scaling Laws for Pulsed Electrohydrodynamic Drop Formation" Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 124103 1-3 (2006).
8. B. Cheng, W. Shi, J.M. Russell-Tanner, L. Zhang, E.T. Samulski "Synthesis of Variable-Aspect-Ratio, Single-Crystalline ZnO Nanostructures" Inorg. Chem. 45 1208-1214 (2006).
9. E.P. Choate, M.G. Forest "A classical problem revisited: rheology of nematic polymer monodomains in small amplitude oscillatory shear" Rheol. Acta 46 83-94 (2006).
10. J. Chun, J.-L. Li, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville "Anisotropic Adsorption of Molecular Assemblies on Crystalline Surfaces" J. Phys. Chem. B 110 16624-16632 (2006).
11. Z. Cui, M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, H. Zhou "On Weak Plane Couette and Poiseuille Flows of Rigid Rod and Platelet Ensembles" SIAM J. Appl. Math. 66 1227-1260 (2006).
12. P. Curnow, D. Kisailus, D.E. Morse "Bicatalytic Synthesis of Poly(L=Lactide) by Native and Recombinant Forms of the Silicatein Enzymes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45 613-616 (2006).
13. D.M. Dabbs, N. Mulders, I.A. Aksay "Solvothermal removal of the organic template from L3 ("sponge") templated silica monoliths" J. Nanoparticle Res. 8 603-614 (2006).
14. W. Ding, L. Calabri, X. Chen, K.M. Kohilaas, R.S Ruoff "Mechanics of crystalline boron nanowires" Composites Science and Technology 66 1109-1121 (2006).
15. W. Ding, L. Calabri, K.M. Kohlhaas, X. Chen, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff "Modulus, Fracture Strength, and Brittle vs. Plastic Response of the Outer Shell of Arc-grown Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes" Experimental Mechanics Online (2006).
16. A. Eitan, F.T. Fisher, R. Andrews, L.C. Brinson, L.S. Schadler "Reinforcement mechanisms in MWCNT-filled polycarbonate" Composites Science and Technology 66 1159-1170 (2006).
17. X. Fan, L. Lin, P.B. Messersmith "Surface-initiated polymerization from TiO2 nanoparticle surfaces through a biomimetic initiator: A new route toward polymer-matrix nanocomposites" Composites Science and Technology 66 1195-1201 (2006).
18. G.E. Fantner, E. Oroudjev, G. Schitter, L.S. Golde, P. Thurner, M.M. Finch, P. Turner, T. Gutsmann, D.E. Morse, H. Hansma, P.K. Hansma "Sacrificial Bonds and Hidden Length: Unraveling Molecular Mesostructures in Tough Materials" Biophysical Journal 90 1411-1418 (2006).
19. G.E. Fantner, O. Rabinovych, G. Schitter, P. Thurner, J.H. Kindt, M.M. Finch, J.C. Weaver, L.S. Golde, D.E. Morse, E.A. Lipman, I.W. Rangelow, P.K. Hansma "Hierarchical interconnections in the nano-composite material bone: Fibrillar cross-links resist fracture on several length scales" Composites Science and Technology 66 1202-1208 (2006).
20. M.G. Forest, S. Sircar, Q. Wang, R. Zhou "Monodomain dynamics for rigid rod and platelet suspensions in strongly coupled coplanar linear flow and magnetic fields. II. Kinetic theory" Physics of Fluids 18 (2006).
21. J.K. Guest, J.H. Prevost "Optimization Multifunctional Materials: Design of Microstructures for Maximized Stiffness and Fluid Permeability" International J. of Solids and Structures 43 7028-7047 (2006).
22. J.K. Guest, J.H. Prevost "Topology optimization of creeping fluid flows using a Darcy-Stokes finite element" Internation Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 66 461-484 (2006).
23. J.K. Guest, J.H. Prevost "A Penalty Function for Enforcing Maximum Length Scale Criterion in Topology Optimization" AIAA Proc. 6938 1-8 (2006).
24. J.H. Kang, C. Park, S.J. Gaik, S.E. Lowther, J.S. Harrison "The Effect of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes on the Dipole Orientation and Piezoelectric Properties of Polymeric Nanocomposites" NANO: Brief Reports and Reviews 1 77-85 (2006).
25. D. Kisailus, Q. Truong Y. Amemiya, J.C. Weaver, D.E. Morse "Self-assembled bifunctional surface mimics an enzymatic and templating protein for the synthesis of a metal oxide semiconductor" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 103 5652-5657 (2006).
26. J.H. Lee, M.G. Forest, R. Zhou "Alignment and Rheo-Oscillator Criteria for Sheared Nematic Polymer Films in the Monolayer Limit" Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-Series B 6 339-356 (2006).
27. H. Lee, N.F. Scherer, P.B. Messersmith "Single-molecule mechanics of mussel adhestion" PNAS 103 12999-13003 (2006).
28. J.-L. Li, K.N. Kudin, M.J. McAllister, R.K. Prud'homme, I.A. Aksay, R. Car "Oxygen-Driven Unzipping of Graphite Materials" Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 176101 1-4 (2006).
29. Q. Liao, A.V. Dobrynin, M. Rubinstein "Counterion-Correlation-Induced Attraction and Necklace Formation in Polyelectrolyte Solutions: Theory and Simulations" Macromolecules 39 1920-1938 (2006).
30. A.-S. Malik, D.M. Dabbs, H.E. Katz, I.A. Aksay "Silica Monoliths Templated on L3 Liquid Crystal" Langmuir 22 325-331 (2006).
31. J.T. Paci, T. Belytschko, G.C. Schatz "Mechanical properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond prepared in a nitrogen-rich plasma: A theoretical study" Phys. Rev. B 74 184112 1-9 (2006).
32. C. Park, J. Wilkinson, S. Banda, Z. Ounaies, K.E. Wise, G. Sauti, P.T. Lillehei, J.S. Harrison "Aligned Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites Using an Electric Field" Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 44 1751-1762 (2006).
33. N.M. Pugno, R.S. Ruoff "Nanoscale Weibull statistics" J. Applied Physics 99 024301 (2006).
34. J.M. Russell, S. Oh, I. LaRue, O. Zhou, E.T. Samulski "Alignment of Nematic Liquid Crystals Using Carbon Nanotube Films" Thin Solid Films 509 53-57 (2006).
35. D.A. Saville, J. Chun, J.-L. Li, H.C. Schniepp, R. Car, I.A. Aksay "Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Inorganic Crystals" Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 18301 1-4 (2006).
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37. H.S. Schniepp, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay "Self-Healing of Surfactant Surface Micelles on Millisecond Time Scales" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 12378-12379 (2006).
38. B. Schwenzer, J.R. Gomm, D.E. Morse "Substrate-Induced Growth of Nanostructured Zinc Oxide Films at Room Temperature Using Concepts of Biomimetic Catalysis" Langmuir 22 9829-9831 (2006).
39. B. Schwenzer, K.M. Roth, J.R. Gomm, M. Murr, D.E. Morse "Kinetically controlled vapor-diffusion synthesis of novel nanostructured metal hydroxide and phosphate films using no organic reagents" J. Mater. Chem. 16 401-407 (2006).
40. S. Stankovich, R.D. Piner, X. Chen, N. Wu, S.T. Nguyen. R.S. Ruoff "Stable Aqueous Dispersions of Graphitic Nanoplates via the Reduction of Exfoliated Graphite Oxide in the Presence of Poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate)" J. Mater. Chem. 16 155-158 (2006).
41. S. Stankovich, D.A. Dikin, G.H.B. Dommett, K.M. Kohlhaas, E.J. Zimney, E.A. Stach, R.D. Piner, S.T. Nguyen, R.S. Ruoff "Graphene-based composite materials" Nature 442 282-286 (2006).
42. S. Stankovich, R.D. Piner, S.T. Nguyen, R.S. Ruoff "Synthesis and exfoliation of isocyanate-treated graphene oxide nanoplatelets" Carbon 44 3342-3347 (2006).
43. Y. Wang, D. Maspoch, S. Zou, G.C. Schatz, R.E. Smalley C.A. Mirkin "Controlling the Shape, Orientation, and Linkage of Carbon Nanotube Features with Nano Affinity Templates" PNAS 103 2026-2031 (2006).
44. H. Xu, S.S. Sheiko, D. Shirvanyants, M. Rubinstein, K.L. Beers, K. Matyjaszewski "Flow-Enhanced Epitaxial Ordering of Brush-Like Macromolecules on Graphite" Langmuir 22 1254-1259 (2006).
45. L. Yan, C. Park, Z. Ounaies, E.A. Irene "An ellipsometric study of polymer film curing: 2,6-Bis(3-aminophenoxy) benzonitrile/4,4'oxidiphthalic anhydride poly(amic acid)" Polymer 47 2822-2829 (2006).
46. A. Yasmin, J.J. Luo, J.L Abot, I.M. Daniel "Mechanical and Thermal Behavior of Clay/Epoxy Nanocomposites" Composites Science and Technology 66 2415-2422 (2006).
47. A. Yasmin, J.-J. Luo, I.M. Daniel "Processing of expanded graphite reinforced polymer nanocomposites" Composites Science and Technology 66 1179-1186 (2006).
48. S. Zhang, R. Khare, T. Belytschko "Transition States and Minimum Energy Pathways for the Collapse of Carbon Nanotubes" Phys. Rev. B 73 075423 1-7 (2006).
49. L. Zhang, Z. Zhou, B. Cheng, J.M. DeSimone, E.T. Samulski "Superhydrophobic Behavior of a Perfluoropolyether Lotus-Leaf-like Topography" Langmuir 22 8576-8580 (2006).
50. H. Zhao, N.B. Robertson, S.A. Jewhurst, J.H. Waite "Probing the Adhesive Footprints of Mytilus californianus Byssus" J. Biol. Chem. 281 11090-11096 (2006).
51. Q. Zhao, E.T. Samulski "A comparative study of poly(methyl methacrylate) and polystyrene/clay nanocomposites prepared in supercritical carbon dioxide" Polymer 47 663-671 (2006).
52. H. Zhao, J.H. Waite "Linking Adhesive and Structural Proteins in the Attachment Plaque of Mytilus californianus" J. Biol. Chem. 281 26150-26158 (2006).
53. H. Zhao, J.H. Waite "Proteins in Load-Bearing Junctions: The Histidine-Rich Metal-Binding Protein of Mussel Byssus" Biochemistry 45 14223-14231 (2006).
54. N. Zheng, J. Fan, G.D. Stucky "One-Step One-Phase Synthesis of Monodisperse Noble-Metallic Nanoparticles and Their Colloidal Crystals" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 6550-6551 (2006).
55. X. Zheng, M.G. Forest, R. Lipton, R. Zhou "Nematic polymer mechanics: flow-induced anisotropy" Continuum Mech. Thermodyn. 18 377-394 (2006).
56. N. Zheng, G.D. Stucky "A General Synthetic Strategy for Oxide-Supported Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 14278-14280 (2006).
57. H. Zhou, M.G. Forest "Anchoring Distortions Coupled with Plane Couette & Poiseuille Flows of Nematic Polymers in Viscous Solvents: Morphology in Molecular Orientation, Stress & Flow" Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B 6 407-425 (2006).


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2. J.L. Dalsin, P.B. Messersmith "Bioinspired antifouling polymers" Materials Today 8 38-46 (2005).
3. W. Ding, D.A. Dikin, X. Chen, R.D. Piner, R.S. Ruoff, E. Zussman, X. Wang, X. Li "Mechanics of hydrogenated amorphous carbon deposits from electron-beam-induced deposition of a paraffin precursor" Journal of Applied Physics 98 014905-1-7 (2005).
4. A.V. Dobrynin, M. Rubinstein "Theory of Polyelectrolytes in Solution and at Surfaces" Prog. Polym. Sci. 30 1049-1118 (2005).
5. X. Fan, L. Lin, J.L. Dalsin, P.B. Messersmith "Biomimetic Anchor for Surface-Initiated Polymerization from Metal Substrates" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 15843-15847 (2005).
6. G.E. Fantner, P. Hegarty, J.H. Kindt, G. Schitter, G. Cidade, P.K. Hansma "Data acquisition system for high speed atomic force microscopy" Review of Scientific Instruments 76 026118 (2005).
7. G.E. Fantner, T. Hassenkam, J.H. Kindt, J.C. Weaver, H. Birkedal, L. Pechenik, J.A. Cutroni, G.A.G. Cidade, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma "Sacrificial bonds and hidden length dissipate energy as mineralized fibrils separate during bone fracture" Nature Materials 4 612-616 (2005).
8. M.G. Forest, X. Zheng, R. Zhou, Q. Wang, R. Lipton "Anisotropy and Dynamic Ranges in Effective Properties of Sheared Nematic Polymer Nanocomposites" Advanced Functional Materials 15 2029-2035 (2005).
9. M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Kinetic Structure Simulations of Nematic Polymers in Plane Couette Cells, II: In-Plane Structure Transitions" Multiscale Model. Simul. 4 1280-1304 (2005).
10. G. Fu, S.R. Qiu, C.A. Orme, D.E. Morse, J.J. De Yoreo "Acceleration of Calcite Kinetics by Abalone Nacre Proteins" Adv. Mater. 17 2678-2683 (2005).
11. G. Fu, S. Valiyaveettil, B. Wopenka, D.E. Morse "CaCO3 Biomineralization: Acidic 8-kDa Proteins Isolated from Aragonitic Abalone Shell Nacre Can Specifically Modify Calcite Crystal Morphology" Biomacromolecules 6 1289-1298 (2005).
12. T. Gutsmann, T. Hassenkam, J.A. Cutroni, P.K. Hansma "Sacrificial Bonds in Polymer Brushes from Rat Tail Tendon Functioning as Nanoscale Velcro" Biophysical Journal 89 536-542 (2005).
13. Y. Jia, A. Kleinhammes, Y. Wu "NMR Study of Structure and Dynamics of Ionic Multiplets in Ethylene-Methacrylic Acid Ionomers" Macromolecules 38 2781-2785 (2005).
14. J.H. Kindt, G.E. Fantner, P.J. Thurner, G. Schitter, P.K. Hansma "A New Technique for Imaging Mineralized Fibrils on Bovine Trabecular Bone Fracture Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy" Materials Research Society Symposium Proc. 874 L5.12.1 (2005).
15. D. Kisailus, M. Najarian, J.C. Weaver, D.E. Morse "Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Mimic Catalytic Activity of a Polysiloxane-Synthesizing Enzyme" Advanced Materials 17 1234-1239 (2005).
16. D. Kisailus, J.H. Choi, J.C. Weaver, W. Yang, D.E. Morse "Enzymatic Synthesis and Nanostructural Control of Gallium Oxide at Low Temperature" Advanced Materials 17 314-318 (2005).
17. J. Li, J. Chun, N. Wingreen, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville "Use of dielectric functions in the theory of dispersion forces" Physical Review B 71 235412 1-6 (2005).
18. C. Li, R.S. Ruoff, T.-W. Chou "Modeling of carbon nanotube clamping in tensile tests" Composites and Science Technology 65 2407-2415 (2005).
19. S. Lu, J. Chung, R.S. Ruoff "Controlled deposition of nanotubes on opposing electrodes" Nanotechnology 16 1765-1770 (2005).
20. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay "Microchannel molding: A soft lithography-inspired approach to micrometer-scale patterning" Journal of Materials Research 20 1995-2003 (2005).
21. D.S. McLachlan, C. Chiteme, C. Park, K.E. Wise, S.E. Lowther, P.T. Lillehei, E.J. Siochi, J.S. Harrison "AC and DC Percolative Conductivity of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites" Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 43 3273-3287 (2005).
22. Y. Qiao, J. Chen, X. Guo, D. Cantrell, R. Ruoff "Fabrication of nanoelectrodes for neurophysiology: cathodic electrophoretic paint insulation and focused ion beam milling" Nanotechnology 16 1598-1602 (2005).
23. T. Ramanathan, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, L.C. Brinson "Amino-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Binding to Polymers and Biological Systems" Chem. Mater. 17 1290-1295 (2005).
24. T. Ramanathan, H. Liu, L.C. Brinson "Functionalized SWNT/Polymer Nanocomposites for Dramatic Property Improvement" Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Science 43 2269-2279 (2005).
25. R.S. Ruoff, L. Calabri, W. Ding, N.M. Pugno "Experimental Tests on Fracture Strength of Nanotubes" Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci. 10 110-117 (2005).
26. Q. Shi, J. Wang, M.D. Wyrsta, G.D. Stucky "Vesicle Array-Templated Large-Area Silica Surface Patterns" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 10154-10155 (2005).
27. N.P. Shusharina, E.B. Zhulina, A.V. Dobrynin, M. Rubinstein "Scaling Theory of Diblock Polyampholyte Solutions" Macromolecules 38 8870-8881 (2005).
28. D.J. Styers-Barnett, S.P. Ellison, C. Park, K.E. Wise, J.M. Papanikolas "Ultrafast Dynamics of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Dispersed in Polymer Films" J. Phys. Chem. A 109 289-292 (2005).
29. C. Sun, J.H. Waite "Mapping Chemical Gradients within and along a Fibrous Structural Tissue" J. Bio. Chem. 280 39332-39336 (2005).
30. J. Tang, G. Yang, Q. Zhang, A. Parhat, B. Maynor, J. Liu, L.C. Qin, O. Zhou "Rapid and Reproducible Fabrication of carbon Nanotube AFM Probes by Dielectrophoresis" Nano Letters 5 11-14 (2005).
31. P.J. Thurner, B. Erikson, Z. Schriock, J. Langan, J. Scott, M. Zhao, G.E. Fantner, P. Turner, J.H. Kindt, G. Schitter, P.K. Hansma "High-Speed Photography of Human Trabecular Bone during Compression" Material Research Society Symposium Proceeding 874 L1.2.1 (2005).
32. G. Yang, J. Tang, S. Kato, Q. Zhang, L.C. Qin, M. Woodson, J. Liu, J.W. Kim, P.T. Littlehei, C. Park, O. Zhou "Magnetic nanowire based high resolution magnetic force microscope probes" Applied Physics Letters 87 123507 1-3 (2005).
33. S. Zhang, S.L. Mielke, R. Khare, D. Troya, R.S. Ruoff, G.C. Schatz, T. Belytschko "Mechanics of defects in carbon nanotubes: Atomistic and multiscale simulations" Physical Review B 71 115403 1-12 (2005).
34. H. Zhao, C. Sun, R.J. Stewart, J.H. Waite "Cement Proteins of the Tube-building Polychaete Phragmatopoma californica" J. Bio. Chem. 280 42938-42944 (2005).
35. X. Zheng, M.G. Forest, R. Lipton, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Exact Scaling Laws for Electrical Conductivity Properties of Nematic Polymer Nanocomposites Monodomains" Advanced Functional Materials 15 (2005).
36. X. Zheng, M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Likelihood and expected-time statistics of monodomain attractors in sheared discotic and rod-like nematic polymers" Rheol. Acta 44 219-234 (2005).
37. H. Zhou, H. Wang, M.G. Forest, Q. Wang "A new proof on axisymmetric equilibria of a three-dimensional Smoluchowski equation" Nonlinearity 18 2815-2825 (2005).
38. H. Zhou, M.G. Forest, X. Zheng, Q. Wang, R. Lipton "Extension-Enhanced Conductivity of Liquid Crystalline Polymer Nano-Composites" Macromol. Symp. 228 81-89 (2005).
39. R. Zhou, M.G. Forest, Q. Wang "Kinetic Structure Simulations of Nematic Polymers in Plane Couette Cells. I: The Algorithm and Benchmarks" Multiscale Model. Simul. 3 853-870 (2005).
40. E.B. Zhulina, M. Adam, I. LaRue, S. Sheiko, M. Rubinstein "Diblock Copolymer Micelles in a Dilute Solution" Macromolecules 38 5330-5351 (2005).
41. E. Zussman, X. Chen, W. Ding, L. Calabri, D.A. Dinkin, J.P. Quintana, R.S. Ruoff "Mechanical and structural characterization of electrospun PAN-derived carbon nanofibers" Carbon 43 2175-2185 (2005).


1. M. Arroyo, T. Belytschko "Finite element methods for the non-linear mechanics of crystalline sheets and nanotubes" Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng 59 419–56 (2004).
2. X. Chen, S. Zhang, G.J. Wagner, W. Ding, R.S. Ruoff "Mechanical resonance of quartz microfibers and boundary condition effects" J. Appl. Phys. 95 4823-8 (2004).
3. B. Cheng, J.M. Russell, W. Shi, L. Zhang, E.T. Samulski "Large-Scale, Solution-Phase Growth of Single-Crystalline SnO2 Nanorods" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126 5972-3 (2004).
4. B. Cheng, E.T. Samulski "Hydrothermal synthesis of one-dimensionalZnO nanostructures with different aspect ratios" Chem. Comm. 986-987. (2004).
5. T.J. Dingemans, S.J. Picken, N. Sanjeeva Murthy, P. Mark, Terry, L. St.Clair, E.T. Samulski "Wholly Aromatic Ether-imides. Potential Materials for n-Type Semiconductors" Chem. Mater. 16 966-974 (2004).
6. A.V. Dobrynin, R.H. Colby, M. Rubinstein "Polyampholytes" J. Pol. Sci.: Polym. Phys. B42 3513-3538 (2004).
7. G.E. Fantner, H. Birkedal, J.H. Kindt, T. Hassenkam, J.C. Weaver, J.A. Cutroni, B.L. Bosma, L. Bawazer, M.M. Finch, G.A.G. Cidade, D.E. Morse, G.D. Stucky, P.K. Hansma "Influence of the degradation of the organic matrix on the microscopic fracture behavior of trabecular bone" Bone 35 1013-1022 (2004).
8. M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, R. Zhou "The weak shear phase diagram for nematic polymers" Rheol. Acta 43 183-204 (2004).
9. M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Chaotic Boundaries of Nematic Polymers in Mixed Shear and Extensional Flows" Physical Review Letters 93 088301 (2004).
10. M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, H. Zhou, R. Zhou "Structure scaling properties of confined nematic polymers in plane Couette cells: the weak flow limit" J. Rheology 48 175-92 (2004).
11. M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, R. Zhou "The weak shear kinetic phase diagram for nematic polymers" Rheol. Acta 43 17-37 (2004).
12. M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, R. Zhou "The flow-phase diagram of Doi-Hess theory for sheared nematic polymers II: finite shear rates" Rheol. Acta 44 80-93 (2004).
13. M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang "Scaling behavior of kinetic orientational distributions for dilute nematic polymers in weak shear" JNNFM 116 183-204 (2004).
14. J.K. Guest, J.H. Prevost, T. Belytschko "Achieving Minimum Length Scale inTopology Optimization Using Nodal Design Variables and ProjectionFunctions" Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng. 61 238–54 (2004).
15. T. Gutsmann, G.E. Fantner, J.H. Kindt, M. Venturoni, S. Danielsen, P.K. Hansma "Force Spectroscopy of Collagen Fibers to Investigate Their Mechanical Properties and Structural Organization" Biophysics Journal 86 1-8 (2004).
16. T. Hassenkam, T. Gutsmann, P.K. Hansma, J. Sagert, J.H. Waite "Giant Bent-Core Mesogens in the Thread Forming Process of Marine Mussels" Biomacromolecules 5 1351-1355 (2004).
17. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay "Submicrometer-Scale Patterning of Ceramic ThinFilms" J. Electroceram. 12 53–68 (2004).
18. S.L. Mielke, D. Troya, S. Zhang, J.L. Li, S. Xiao, R. Car, R.S. Ruoff, G.C. Schatz, T. Belytschko "The role of vacancy defects and holes in the fracture of carbon nanotubes" Chemical Physics Letters 390 413-420 (2004).
19. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville "Assembly of ColloidalAggregates by Electrohydrodynamic Flow: Kinetic Experiments and ScalingAnalysis" Phys. Rev. E 69 (2004).
20. J. Thisayukta, E.T. Samulski "An achiral, anticlinic-promoting, smectic liquidcrystal architecture" J. Mater. Chem. 14 1554–9 (2004).
21. J.H. Waite, H.C. Lichtenegger, G.D. Stucky, P.K. Hansma "Exploring Molecular and Mechanical Gradients in Structural Bioscaffolds" Biochemistry 22 7653-7662 (2004).
22. Q. Wang, M.G. Forest, R. Zhou "A Kinetic Theory for Solutions of Nonhomogeneous Nematic Liquid Crystalline Polymers with Density Variations " Journal of Fluid Engineering 126 180-188 (2004).
23. X. Wen, R.L. Linton, E.T. Samulski "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Oligo Peptides on Gold: Surface Characterization and Orientation Distribution Analysis" Journal of Physical Chemistry 108 9673-9681 (2004).
24. K.E. Wise, C. Park, E.J. Siochi, J.S. Harrison "Stable dispersion of single wall carbon nanotubes in polymide: the role of noncovalent interations" Chem. Phys. Letters 391 207-211 (2004).
25. H. Xu, D. Shirvanyants, K. Beers, K. Matyjaszewski, M. Rubinstein, S.S. Sheiko "Molecular Motion in a Spreading Precursor Film" Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 206103 (2004).
26. L. Zhang, B. Cheng, E.T. Samulski "In-situ Fabrication of Dispersed, Crystalline, Platinum Nanoparticles Embedded in Carbon Nanofibers" Chem. Phys. Lett. 398 505-510 (2004).
27. S. Zhang, W.K. Liu, R.S. Ruoff "Atomistic Simulations of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (DWCNTs) as Rotational Bearings" Nano Lett. 4 293-7 (2004).


1. J.L. Abot, A. Yasmin, I.M. Daniel, "Mechanical and thermoviscoelasticbehavior of clay/epoxy nanocomposites" Mat. Res. Soc. Sym. Proc. 740 16.5.1 (2003).
2. M. Arroyo, T. Belytschko "Nonlinear Mechanical Response and Rippling ofThick Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes" Phys. Rev. Lett. 91 215505-1-4 (2003).
3. B.A.Wustman, J.C. Weaver, D.E. Morse, J.S. Evans, "Structure-function studies of the Lustrin A polyelectrolyte domains, RKSY and D4" Connective Tissue Res. 44 (Suppl. 1) 10-1 (2003).
4. T. Belytschko, S.P. Xiao, "Coupling methods for continuum model withmolecular model" Int. J. Multiscale Compu. Engng 1 115-26 (2003).
5. X. Chen, S. Zhang, D. Dikin, W. Ding, R.S. Ruoff, L. Pan, Y. Nakayama "Mechanics of a Carbon Nanocoil" Nano Letters 3 [9] 1299-304 (2003).
6. B. Cheng, C. Murray, E.T. Samulski, "Sol-gel template synthesis and liquidCO2 developed TiO2/CdS composite nanowire arrays" Mater.Res. Soc. Proc. 737 413-17 (2003).
7. B. Cheng, E.T. Samulski, "One-step, ambient-temperature synthesis ofantimony sulfide (Sb2S3) micron-size polycrystalswith a spherical morphology," Mater. Res. Bull. 38 297-301 (2003).
8. B. Cheng, E.T. Samulski, "Rapid, High yield, Solution-mediatedTransformation of Polycrystalline Selenium Powder into Single-crystalNanowires" Chem. Commun 2024-5. (2003).
9. W. Ding, A. Eitan, F.T. Fisher, X. Chen, D.A. Dikin, R. Andrews, L.C.Brinson, L.S. Schadler, R.S. Ruoff "Direct Observation of Polymer Sheathing in Carbon Nanotube-Polycarbonate Composites" Nano Letters 3 [11] 1593-7 (2003).
10. M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, "Monodomain response of finite-aspects-ratiomacromolecules in shear and related linear flows" Rheol. Acta 42 20-46 (2003).
11. M.G. Forest, R. Zhou, Q. Wang, "Full-tensor alignment criteria forsheared nematic polymers" J. Rheol. 47 [1] 105-127 (2003).
12. S.J.V. Frankland, V.M. Harik, "Simulation of Carbon Nanotube Pullout Froma Polymer Matrix," Surf. Sci. Lett. 525 L103-L108 (2003).
13. S.J.V. Frankland, V.M. Harik, G.M. Odegard, D.W. Brenner, T.S. Gates, "The Stress-Strain Behavior of Polymer-Nanotube Composites from MolecularDynamics Simulations" Comp. Sci. Techn. 63 1655-61 (2003).
14. I.C. Gebeshuber, J.H. Kindt, J.B. Thompson, Y. Del Amo, H. Stachelberger,M.A. Brzezinski, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma "Atomic force microscopy study of living diatoms in ambient conditions" J. Microscopy 212 [3] 292-9 (2003).
15. N.J. Gleason, C.J. Nodes, E.M.Higham, N. Guckert, I.A. Aksay, J.E. Schwarzbauer, J.D. Carbeck "Patterning Proteins and Cells Using Two-Dimensional Arrays of Colloids" Langmuir 19 513-8 (2003).
16. T. Gutsmann, G.E. Fantner, M. Venturoni, A. Ekani-Nkodo, J.B. Thompson,J.H. Kindt, D.E. Morse, D.K. Fygenson, P.K. Hansma, "Evidence that collagen fibrils in tendons are inhomogeneously structured in a tubelikemanner " Biophys. J ., 84 2593-8 (2003).
17. V.M. Harik, "Nanostructured Interphases and Multiscale Effects in the Forming of Composite Micro-Rods" Int. J. Multiscale Compu. Engng 1 [1] 119-27 (2003).
18. J.S.Vartuli, M Ozenbas, C.M. Chun, M. Trau, I.A. Aksay "Micropatterned lead zirconium titanate thin films" J. Mater. Res. 18 [5] 1259-65 (2003).
19. J.H. Kindt, J.A. Cutroni, T. Gutsmann, P.K. Hansma "New Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) for the Study of Enzymatic Properties and Processes" AAPPS Bulletin 13 8-11 (2003).
20. H.C. Lichtenegger, T. Schöberl, J.T. Rukolainen, J.O. Cross, S.M. Heald, H. Birkedal, J.H. Waite, G.D. Stucky, "Zinc and Mechanical Prowess in the Jaws of Nereis, a Marine Worm" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA . 100 [16] 9144-9 (2003).
21. C.R.Martin and I.A. Aksay "Topographical Evolution of Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) Thin Films Patterned by Micromolding in Capillaries" J. Phys.Chem. B 107 [18] 4261-68 (2003).
22. G.M. Odegard, T.S. Gates, K.E. Wise, C. Park, E.J. Siochi, "Constitutive Modeling of Nanotube-Reinforced Polymer Composites" Comp. Sci. Technol. 63 1671-87 (2003).
23. Z. Ounaies, C. Park, K.E. Wise, E.J. Siochi, J.S. Harrison, "Electrical Properties of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polyimide Composites" Comp. Sci. Technol. 63 1637-46 (2003).
24. C. Park, R.E. Crooks, E.J. Siochi, J.S. Harrison, N. Evans, E. KenikAdhesion "Study of Polyimide to Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Bundles by Energy Filtered Transmission Electron Microscopy" Nanotechnol. 14 L11-L14 (2003).
25. C.A. Petit, J.D. Carbeck "Combing of Molecules in Microchannels (COMMIC): A Method for Micropatterning and Orienting Stretched Molecules of DNA on aSurface" Nano Letters 3 [8] 1141-6 (2003).
26. R.D. Piner, T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, Y. Qiao, R.S. Ruoff "Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Clay Nanoplatelets and Their Impurities" Langmuir 19 [19] 7995-8001 (2003).
27. D. Qian, W.K. Liu, R.S. Ruoff, "Load transfer mechanism in carbon nanotube ropes" Comp. Sci. Techn. 63 [11] 1561-9 (2003).
28. D. Qian, W.K. Liu, S. Subramoney, R.S. Ruoff, "Effect of interlayer potential on mechanical deformation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes" J.Nanosci. Nanotechn. 3 [1/2] 185-91 (2003).
29. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay,D.A. Saville "Electrically Guided Assembly of Planar Superlattices in Binary Colloidal Suspensions " Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 [12] (2003).
30. R.S. Ruoff, D. Qian, W.K. Liu "Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes: theoretical predictions and experimental measurements" C. R. Physique 4 993-1008 (2003).
31. O. Shenderova, D. Brenner, R.S. Ruoff, "Would Diamond Nanorods Be Stronger than Fullerene Nanotubes?" Nano Lett. 3 [6] 805-9 (2003).
32. J. Tang, B. Gao, H. Geng, O. D. Velev, L. Qin, O. Zhou, "Assembly of 1D nanostructures into sub-micron diameter fibrils with controlled and variable length by dielectrophoresis" Adv. Mater. 15 [15] 1352-5 (2003).
33. D. Troya, S.L. Mielke, G.C. Schatz "Carbon nanotube fracture—differences between quantum mechanical mechanisms and those of empirical potentials" Chem. Phys. Lett. 382 (2003).
34. M. Venturoni, T. Gutsmann, G.E. Fantner, J.H. Kindt, P.K. Hansma "Investigations into the polymorphism of rat tail tendon fibrils using atomic force microscopy" Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 303 508-13 (2003).
35. J.C. Weaver, L.I. Pietrasanta, N. Hedin, B.F. Chmelka, P.K. Hansma, D.E. Morse "Nanostructural features of demosponge biosilica" J. Structural Biol. 144 271-81 (2003).
36. T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, L.C. Brinson, R.S. Ruoff, "Bone-Shaped Nanomaterials for Nanocomposite Applications" Nano Lett. 3 [8] 1135-9 (2003).
37. A. Yasmin, J.L. Abot, I.M. Daniel, "Processing of clay/epoxy nanocomposites with a three-roll mill machine" Mat. Res. Soc. Sym.Proc. 740 13.7.1 (2003).
38. A. Yasmin, J.L. Abot, I.M. Daniel, "Processing of clay/epoxy nanocomposites by shear mixing" Scripta Mater. 49 81-6 (2003).
39. Q. Zhao, E.T. Samulski "Supercritical CO2-mediated intercalation of PEO in clay" Macromol. 36 6967-9 (2003).

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1. J.L. Dalsin, B.-H. Hu, B.P. Lee, P.B. Messersmith, "Mussel Adhesive Protein Mimetic Polymers for the Preparation of Nonfouling Surfaces" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125 4253-58 (2003).


1. K. Huang, B.P. Lee, D.R. Ingram, P.B. Messersmith, "Synthesis and Characterization of Self-Assembling Block Copolymers Containing Bioadhesive End Groups" Biomacromolecules 3 397-406 (2002).
2. B.P. Lee, J.L. Dalsin, P.B. Messersmith, "Synthesis and Gelation of DOPA-Modified Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels" Biomacromolecules 3 1038-47 (2002).


1. D.M. Anderson, M.G. Forest, R. Superfine, "A Model for a Spreading and Melting Droplet on a Heated Substrate" SIAM J. Appl. Math. 61 1502-1525 (2001).
2. B. Cheng, E.T. Samulski, "Fabrication and characterization of nanotubular semiconductor oxides In2O3 and Ga2O3" J. Mater. Chem. 11 2901-2902 (2001).
3. S.C. Christiansen, D.Y. Zhao, M.T. Janicke, C.C. Landry, G.D. Stucky,and B.F. Chmelka, "Molecularly Ordered Inorganic Frameworks in Layered Silicate Surfactant Mesophases" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123 [19] 4519-29 (2001).
4. A.G. Evans, Z. Suo, R.Z. Wang, I.A. Aksay, M.Y. He, J.W. Hutchinson, "Model for the robust mechanical behavior of nacre" J. Mater. Res. 16 2475-2484 (2001).
5. J.F. Hicks, F.P. Zamborini, A.J. Osisek, R.W. Murray, "The Dynamics of Electron Self-Exchange between Nanoparticles" J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 123 7048-7053 (2001).
6. R.Z. Wang, Z. Suo, A.G. Evans, N. Yao, I.A. Aksay, "Deformation mechanisms in nacre" J. Mater. Res. 16 2485-2493 (2001).


1. J.N. Cha, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, T.J. Deming, "Biomimetic synthesis of ordered silica structures mediated by block copolypeptides" Nature 403 289-92 (2000).
2. M. Falvo, R. Superfine, "Mechanics and friction at the nanometer scale" J. Nanoparticle Res. 2 237-248 (2000).
3. X.J. Gao, M.S. Huang, L.C. Brinson, "A multivariant micromechanical model for SMAs Part 1. Crystallographic issues for single crystal model" Int. J. Plasticity 16 [10-11] 1345-69 (2000).
4. M.S. Huang, X.J. Gao, L.C. Brinson, "A multivariant micromechanical model for SMAs Part 2. Polycrystal model" Int. J. Plasticity 16 [10-11] 1371-90 (2000).
5. O.R. Lourie, C.R. Jones, B.M. Bartlett, P.C. Gibbons, R.S. Ruoff,W.E. Buhro, "CVD Growth of Boron Nitride Nanotubes" Chem. Mater. 12 [7] 1808 (2000).
6. M.F. Yu, O. Lourie, M.J. Dyer, K. Moloni, T.F. Kelly, R.S. Ruoff, "Strength and Breaking Mechanism of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Under Tensile Load" Science 287 637-40 (2000).


1. N. Almqvist, N.H. Thomson, B.L. Smith, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma, "Methods for fabricating and characterizing a new generation of biomimetic materials" Mater. Sci. Engrg. C-Biomim. Supramol. Sys. 7 [1] 37-43 (1999).
2. P.B. Messersmith, P. Osenar, S.I. Stupp, "Preparation of a nanostructured organoceramic and its reversible interlayer expansion" J. Mater. Res. 14 [2] 315-318 (1999).
3. Z. Ounaies, C. Park, J.S. Harrison, J.G. Smith, J. Hinkley, "Structure-property study of piezoelectricity in polyimides" Proc. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials 3669 171-178 (1999).
4. S. Paulson, M.R. Falvo, N. Snider, A. Helser, T. Hudson, A. Seeger, R.M. Taylor II, R. Superfine, S. Washburn, "In situ resistance measurements of strained carbon nanotubes" Appl. Phys. Lett. 75 [19] 2936-2938 (1999).
5. B.L. Smith, T.E. Schäffer, M. Viani, J.T. Thompson, N.A. Frederick, J. Kindt, A. Belcher, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, P.K. Hansma, "Molecular mechanistic origin of the toughness of natural adhesives, fibres and composites" Nature 399 761-3 (1999).
6. S. Svenson and P.B. Messersmith, "Formation of Polymerizable Phospholipid Nanotubules and Their Transformation into a Network Gel" Langmuir 15 [13] 4464-4471 (1999).
7. M.B. Viani, T.E. Schaeffer, A. Chand, M. Rief, H.E. Gaub, P.K.Hansma, "Small cantilevers for force spectroscopy of single molecules" J. Appl. Phys. 86 2258-62 (1999).
8. Y.K. Zhou, K. Shimizu, J.N. Cha, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, "Efficient Catalysis of Polysiloxane Synthesis by Silicatein α Requires Specific Hydroxy and Imidazole Functionalities" Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 38 [6] 780-2 (1999).


1. O. Sigmund, S. Torquato, I.A. Aksay, "On the design of 1-3 piezocomposites using topology optimization" J. Mat. Res. 13 (1998).
2. W.P. Wuelfing, S.M. Gross, D.T. Miles, R.W. Murray, "Nanometer Gold Clusters Protected by Surface-Bound Monolayers of Thiolated Poly(ethylene glycol) Polymer Electrolyte" J. Amer. ChemSoc. 120 12696-12697 (1998).


1. T.J. Deming, "Facile synthesis of block copolypeptides of defined architecture" Nature 390 386-9 (1997).
2. D. Glick, P. Thiansathaporn, R. Superfine, "In situ imaging of polymer melt spreading with a high-temperature atomic force microscope" Appl. Phys. Lett. 71 3513-15 (1997).
3. K. McGrath, D.M. Dabbs, N. Yao, I.A. Aksay, S.M. Gruner, "Formation of a Silicate L3 Phase with Continuously Adjustable Pore Sizes" Science 277 552-556 (1997).
4. X.Y. Shen, A.M. Belcher, P.K. Hansma, G.D. Stucky, D.E. Morse, "Molecular Cloning and Characterization of Lustrin A, a Matrix Protein from Shell and Pearl Nacre of Haliotis rufescens" J. Biol. Chem. 272 [51] 32472-81 (1997).
5. M. Trau, N. Yao, E. Kim, Y. Xia, G.M. Whitesides, I.A. Aksay, "Microscopic patterning of orientated mesoscopic silica through guided growth" Nature 390 674-676 (1997).


1. I.A. Aksay, M. Trau, S. Manne, I. Honma, N. Yao, L. Zhou, P. Fenter, P.M. Eisenberger, S.M. Gruner, "Biomimetic Pathways for Assembling Inorganic Thin Films" Science 273 892-898 (1996).


1. M. Radmacher, M. Fritz, M.W. Allersma, C.F. Schmidt, P.K. Hansma, "Imaging adhesion forces on proteins with the atomic force microscope" Proc. SPIE Scanning Probe Microscopies III 2384 136-143 (1995).
2. J.F. Wall, E. Clauberg, R.W. Murray, E.A. Irene, "Real-time monitoring of the deposition and growth of thin organic films by in situ ellipsometry" J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 13 2348-2354 (1995).


1. J.F. Wall, J.C. Brumfield, R.W. Murray, E.A. Irene, "Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Atomic Force Microscopy of Polyphenylene Oxide Films" J. Electrochem. Soc. 141 [1] 306 (1994).


1. G. Friedbacher, P.K. Hansma, E. Ramli, G.D. Stucky, "Imaging Powders with the Atomic Force Microscope: From Biominerals to Commercial Materials" Science 253 1261-63 (1991).


1. R. Car, M. Parrinello, "Unified Approach for Molecular Dynamics and Density-Functional Theory" Phys. Rev. Lett. 55 2471-2474 (1985).

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