Publications List

IRG 1: Plasmonic Metamaterials

S. Arezoomandan, H. O. Condori Quispe, N. Ramey, C. A. Nieves, B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Graphene-based reconfigurable terahertz plasmonics and metamaterials,” Carbon 112, 177-184 (2017). Link

S. Pandey, B. Gupta, S. Mujumdar, and A. Nahata, “Direct observation of Anderson localization in plasmonic terahertz devices,” Light Sci Appl 6, e16232 (2017). Link

K. Appusamy, M. Swartz, S. Blair, A. Nahata, J. S. Shumaker-Parry, and S. Guruswamy, “Influence of aluminum content on plasmonic behavior of Mg-Al alloy thin films,” Opt. Mater. Express 6, 3180-3192 (2016). Link

P. M. Haney, H. P. Yoon, B. Gaury, and N. B. Zhitenev, “Depletion region surface effects in electron beam induced current measurements,” J. Appl. Phys. 120, 095702 (2016). Link

M. Swartz, M. Rodriguez, A. D. Quast, C. T. Cooper, S. Blair, and J. S. Shumaker-Parry, “Aluminum nanocrescent plasmonic antennas fabricated by copper mask nanosphere template lithography,” J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 20597-20603 (2016). Link

S. Pandey, B. Gupta, A. Chanana, and A. Nahata, “Non-Drude like behavior of metals in the terahertz spectral range,” Adv. Phys. X 1, 176-193 (2016). (Invited review) Link

S. Liu, O. Mitrofanov, and A. Nahata, “Near-field terahertz imaging using sub-wavelength apertures without cutoff,” Opt. Express 24, 2728-2736 (2016). Link

W. J. Nimens, L. Whittaker-Brooks, and M. H. Bartl, “Enhanced sensing in mixed porous–solid photonic stacks,” J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 668-672 (2016). Link

W. Ming, Z. F. Wang, M. Zhou, M. Yoon, and F. Liu, “Formation of ideal Rashba states on layered semiconductor surfaces steered by strain engineering,” Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 404-409 (2015). Link

J. Vatamanu, X. Ni, F. Liu, and D. Bedrov, “Tailoring graphene-based electrodes from semiconducting to metallic for increasing the energy density in supercapacitors,” Nanotechnology 26, 464001 (2015). Link

S. Arezoomandan and B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Geometrical tradeoffs in graphene-based deeply-scaled electrically reconfigurable metasurfaces,” Sci. Rep. 5, 8834 (2015). Link

G. Bian, Z. F. Wang, X.-X. Wang, C. Xu, S. Xu, T. Miller, M. Z. Hasan, F. Liu, and T.-C. Chiang, “Engineering electronic structure of a 2D topological insulator Bi(111) bilayer on Sb nanofilms by quantum confinement effect”, ACS Nano 10, 3859–3864 (2016). Link

L. Shan, E. G. Mishchenko,, and M. E. Raikh, “Plasmon spectrum and plasmon-mediated energy transfer in a multiconnected geometry,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 085435 (2016). Link

R. Yan, S. Arezoomandan, B. Sensale-Rodriguez, and H. G. Xing, “Exceptional terahertz wave modulation in graphene enhanced by frequency selective surfaces,” ACS Photonics 3, 315-323 (2016). Link

N. D. Kirchhofer, M. Rasmussen, F. W. Dahlquist, S. D. Minteer, and G. C. Bazan, “The photobioelectrochemical activity of thylakoid bioanodes is increased via photocurrent generation and improved contacts by membrane-intercalating conjugated oligoelectrolytes,” Energ. Environ. Sci., 8, 2698-2706 (2015). Link

C. T. Cooper, M. Rodriguez, S. Blair, and J. S. Shumaker-Parry, “Mid-infrared localized plasmons through structural control of gold and silver nanocrescents,” J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 11826–11832 (2015). Link

Z. F. Wang, and F. Liu, “Self-assembled Si(111) surface states: 2D dirac materials for THs plasmonics,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 026803 (2015). Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Electrolytic reduction of liquid metal oxides and its application to reconfigurable structured devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 8637 (2015). Link

J. Mao and S. Blair, “Nanofocusing of UV light in aluminum V-grooves,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48, 184008 (2015). Link

K. Appusamy, X. Jiao, S. Blair, A. Nahata, and S. Guruswamy, “Mg thin films with Al seed layers for UV plasmonics,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48, 184009 (2015). Link

X. Jiao, Y. Wang, and S. Blair, “UV fluorescence enhancement by Al and Mg nanoapertures,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48, 184007 (2015). Link

E. M. Brauser, P. E. Rose, J. D. McLennan, and M. H. Bartl, “Optical detection of tracer species in strongly scattering media,” Appl. Spectrosc. 69, 363–369 (2015). Link

A. Paulsen and A. Nahata, “K-space design of terahertz plasmonic filters,” Optica 2, 214-220 (2015). Link

X. Jiao, E. M. Peterson, J. M. Harris, and S. Blair, “UV fluorescence lifetime modification by aluminum nanoapertures,” ACS Photonics 1, 1270-1277 (2015). Link

B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Graphene based optoelectronics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 33, 1-9 (2015). Link

W. Ming, S. Blair, and F. Liu, “Quantum size effect on dielectric function of ultrathin metal film: A first-principles study of Al(111),” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 26, 505302 (2014). Link

G. Hukic-Markosian, Y.Zhai, D. E. Montanari, S. Ott, A. Braun, D. Sun, Z. V. Vardeny, and M. H. Bartl, “Magnetic properties of periodically organized cobalt frameworks,” J. Appl. Phys. 116, 013906 (2014). Link

M. Zhou, W. Ming, Z. Liu, Z.Wang, Y. Yao, and F. Liu, “Formation of quantum spin-Hall state on Si surface and energy gap scaling with strength of spin orbit coupling,” Sci. Rep. 4, 7102 (2014). Link

S. Arezoomandan, K. Yang, and B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Graphene-based electrically reconfigurable deep-subwavelength metamaterials for active control of THz light propagation,” Appl. Phys. A 117, 423-426 (2014). Link

M. Rodriguez, C. Furse, J. S. Shumaker-Parry, and S. Blair, “Scaling the response of nanocrescent antennas into the ultraviolet,” ACS Photonics 1, 496-506 (2014). Link

Z. F. Wang, L. Chen, and F. Liu, “Tuning topological edge states of Bi(111) bilayer film by edge adsorption,” Nano Lett. 14, 2879 -2883 (2014). Link

L. Liu, F. Liu, and J. Zhao, “Curved carbon nanotubes: From unique geometries to novel properties and peculiar applications,” Nano Res. 7, 626-657 (2014). Link

L. Zhu, S. Kapoor, Q. Parry, A. Nahata, and A. V. Virkar, “Oxidation/reduction studies on nanoporous platinum films by electrical resistance measurements,” J. Power Sources 269, 621–631 (2014). Link

W. Ming and F. Liu, “Tuning nucleation density of metal island with charge doping of graphene substrate,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 071609 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen and S.D. Minteer, “Thylakoid direct photobioelectrocatalysis: utilizing stroma thylakoids to improve bio-solar cell performance,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 17327-17331 (2014). Link

M. Zhou, W. Ming, Z. Liu, Z. F. Wang, P. Li, and F. Liu, “Epitaxial growth of large-gap quantum spin Hall insulator on semiconductor surface,” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 111, 14378–14381 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen and S.D. Minteer, “Photobioelectrochemistry: solar energy conversion and biofuel production with photosynthetic catalysts,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, H647-H655 (2014). Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Injection molding of free-standing, three-dimensional, all-metal terahertz metamaterials,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 2, 663-669 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen and S.D. Minteer, “Comparative study of thylakoids from higher plants for solar energy conversion and herbicide detection,” Electrochim. Acta 140, 304-308 (2014). Link

M. R. Dahlby, M. Barhoum, and M. H. Bartl, “Sol–gel-derived thin-film stacks with high radiation stability,” Thin Solid Films 562, 435-439 (2014). Link

K. Appusamy, S. Blair, A. Nahata, and S. Guruswamy, “Low-loss magnesium films for plasmonics,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 181, 77– 85 (2014). Link

K. Yang, S. Liu, S. Arezoomandan, A. Nahata, and B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Graphene-based tunable metamaterial terahertz filter,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 093105 (2014). Link

B. Gupta, S. Pandey, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Terahertz plasmonic structures based on spatially varying conductivities,” Adv. Opt. Mater. 2, 565-571 (2014). Link

Y. Ulyanova, M. Arugula, M. Rasmussen, S. Singhal, and S. D. Minteer, “Bioelectrocatalytic oxidation of alkanes in a JP-8 enzymatic biofuel cell,” ACS Catalysis 4, 4289-4294 (2014). Link

L. Miao, Z. F. Wang, M.-Y. Yao, F. Zhu, J. H. Dil, C. L. Gao, C. Liu, F. Liu, D. Qian, and J.-F. Jia, “Orbit- and atom-resolved spin textures of intrinsic, extrinsic, and hybridized Dirac cone states,” Phys. Rev. B 89, 155116 (2014). Link

M. H. Bartl, “Nanostructure-driven functionalities in thin films and coatings”, Scripta Mater. 74, 1-2 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen, A. Wingersky, and S.D. Minteer, “Improved performance of a thylakoid bio-solar cell by incorporation of carbon quantum dots,” ECS Electrochem. Lett. 3, H1-H3 (2014). Link

A. Shrier, F. Giroud, M. Rasmussen, and S.D. Minteer, “Operational stability assays for bioelectrodes for biofuel cells: effect of immobilization matrix on laccase biocathode stability,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, H244-H248 (2014). Link

M. Zhou, Z. Liu, W. Ming, Z. Wang, and F. Liu, “sd2 graphene: Kagome band in a hexagonal lattice,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 236802 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen, R. D. Milton, D. P. Hickey, R. C. Reid, and S. D. Minteer, “From PEM fuel cell design to biological fuel cells: The status of systems development for biological fuel cells.” ECS Trans. 64, 881-895 (2014). Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Reconfigurable terahertz metamaterial device with pressure memory,” Opt. Express, 22, 4065–4074 (2014). Link

F. P. Barrows and M. H. Bartl, “Photonic structures in biology: A possible blueprint for nanotechnology,” Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology 4, 1–12 (2014). Link

B. Gupta, S. Pandey, and A. Nahata, “Plasmonic waveguides based on symmetric and asymmetric T-shaped structures,” Opt. Express 22, 2868 (2014). Link

C. T. Cooper, M. Rodriguez, S. Blair, and J. S. Shumaker-Parry, “Polarization anisotropy of multiple localized plasmon resonance modes in noble metal nanocrescents,” J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 1167–1173 (2014). Link

T. V. F. Abaya, M. Diwekar, S. Blair, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, and F. Solzbacher, “Deep-tissue light delivery via optrode arrays,” J. Biophoton. 19, 015006 (2014). Link

M. Rasmussen and S. D. Minteer, “Investigating the mechanism of thylakoid direct electron transfer for photocurrent generation,” Electrochim. Acta 126, 68-73 (2014). Link

J. P. Kitt and J. M. Harris, “Confocal Raman microscopy for in-situ detection of solid-phase extraction of pyrene into single C 18 – silica particles,” Anal. Chem. 86, 1719-1725 (2014). Link

W. Ming, Z. Z. Fang, and F. Liu, “Effects of Li doping on H-diffusion in MgH2: A first-principles study,” J. Appl. Phys. 114, 243502 (2013). Link

K. Yang, S. Arezoomandan, and B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “The linear and nonlinear THz properties of graphene,” Terahertz Science Technol. 6, 223-233 (2013). (Invited review) Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, S. Guruswamy, and A. Nahata, “Reconfigurable liquid metal based terahertz metamaterials via selective erasure and refilling to the unit cell level,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 221116 (2013). Link

S. Liu, O. Mitrofanov, and A. Nahata, “Transmission bleaching and coupling crossover in a split tapered aperture,” Opt. Express 21, 30895-30902 (2013). Link

B. Saha, M. Ramanathan, C. Ren, K. Appusamy, M. K. McCarter, S. Guruswamy, R. Cook, and D. J. Miller, “Acoustic emission and changes in dislocation structure and magnetostriction accompanying plastic deformation of [126]-oriented Fe-Ga alloy single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 114, 223910 (2013). Link

S. Pandey, S. Liu, B. Gupta and A. Nahata, “Self-referenced measurements of the dielectric properties of metals using terahertz time- domain spectroscopy via the excitation of surface plasmon-polaritons,” Photon. Res. J. 1, 148-153 (2013). Link

M. Beruete, U. Beaskoetxea, M. Zehar, A. Agrawal, S. Liu, K. Blary, A. Chahadih, X.-L. Han, M. Navarro-Cia, D. Etayo Salinas, A. Nahata, T. Akalin, and M. Sorolla Ayza, “Terahertz corrugated and bull’s-eye antennas,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science Technol. 3, 740-747 (2013). Link

S. Pandey, B. Gupta and A. Nahata, “Terahertz plasmonic waveguides created via 3D printing,” Opt. Express 21, 24422- 24430 (2013). Link

B. Sensale-Rodriguez, “Graphene-insulator-graphene active plasmonic terahertz devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 123109 (2013). Link

Z. F. Wang, S. Jin, and F. Liu, “Spatially separated spin carriers in spin-semiconducting graphene nanoribbons”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 096803 (2013). Link

Z. Liu, Z. F. Wang, J. Mei, Y. Wu and F. Liu, “Flat chern band in a two-dimensional organometallic framework,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 106804 (2013). Link

A. M. J. Schaeffer and S. Deemyad, “Twin sample chamber for simultaneous comparative transport measurements in a diamond anvil cell (DAC),” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 095108 (2013). Link

A. M. J. Schaeffer, M. C. DeLong, Z. W. Anderson, W. B. Talmadge, S. Guruswamy, and S. Deemyad, “Superconductivity of BaLi4 under pressure,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 25, 375701 (2013). Link

M. Rasmussen, A. Shrier, and S. D. Minteer, “High performance thylakoid bio-solar cell using laccase enzymatic biocathodes,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 9062-9065 (2013). Link

J. Yu, M. Rasmussen, and S. D. Minteer, “Effects of carbon nanotube paper properties on enzymatic bioanodes,” Electroanalysis 25 (5), 1130–1134 (2013). Link

M. Ramanathan, B. Saha, C. Ren, S. Guruswamy, and M. K. McCarter, “Effect of hydrogen and magnetic field on the mechanical behavior of magnetostrictive iron–gallium alloy single crystal,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 578, 54–61 (2013). Link

R. A. Hackendorn and A. V. Virkar, “Synthesis of platinum nanoclusters and electrochemical investigation of their stability,” J. Power Sources 240, 618–629 (2013). Link

Z. F. Wang, N. Su, and F. Liu, “Prediction of a two-dimensional organic topological insulator,” Nano Lett. 13, 2842- 2845 (2013). Link

Z. F. Wang, Z. Liu, and F. Liu, “Quantum anomalous Hall effect in 2D organic topological Insulators,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 196801 (2013). Link

S. Liu, Z. V. Vardeny, and A. Nahata, “Concentration of broadband terahertz radiation using a periodic array of conically tapered apertures,” Opt. Express 21, 12363–12372 (2013). Link

T. D. Nguyen, S. Liu, G. Kumar, A. Nahata, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Terahertz plasmonic properties of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 171107 (2013). Link

M. Rasmussen and S.D. Minteer, “Self-powered herbicide biosensor utilizing thylakoid membranes,” Analytical Methods. 5, 1140-1144 (2013). Link

Z. V. Vardeny, A. Nahata, and A. Agrawal, “Optics of photonic quasicrystals,” Nature Photon. 7, 177– 187 (2013). Link

Z. F. Wang, Z. Liu, and F. Liu, “Organic topological insulators in organometallic lattices,” Nature Commun. 4, 1471 (2013). Link

L. Miao, Z. F. Wang, W. Ming, M.-Y. Yao, M. Wang, F. Yang, Y. R. Song, F. Zhu, A. V. Fedorov, Z. Sun, C. L. Gao, C. Liu, Q.-K. Xue, C.-X. Liu, F. Liu, D. Qian, and J.-F. Jia, “Quasiparticle dynamics in reshaped helical Dirac cone of topological insulators,” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 110, 2758–2762 (2013). Link

Z. F. Wang, M.-Y. Yao, W. Ming, L. Miao, F. Zhu, C. Liu, C. L. Gao, D. Qian, J.-F. Jia, and F. Liu, “Creation of helical Dirac fermions by interfacing two gapped systems of ordinary fermions,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2387 (2013). Link

X. Jiao and S. Blair, “Optical antenna design for fluorescence enhancement in the ultraviolet,” Opt. Express 20, 29909–29922 (2012). Link

X. Wen, Z. Xi, X. Jiao, W. Yu, G. Xue, D. Zhang, Y. Lu, P. Wang, S. Blair, and H. Ming, “Plasmonic coupling effect in Ag nanocap– nanohole pairs for surface-enhanced Raman scattering,” Plasmonics 8, 225-231 (2012). Link

T. V. F. Abaya, S. Blair, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, and F. Solzbacher, “A 3D glass optrode array for optical neural stimulation,” Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 3087–3104 (2012). Link

M. Rasmussen, K. Sjoholm, and S.D. Minteer, “Bio-solar cells incorporating catalase for stabilization of thylakoid bioelectrodes during direct photoelectrocatalysis,” ECS Electrochem. Lett. 1, G7-G9 (2012). Link

H. Szmacinski, R. Badugu, F. Mahdavi, S. Blair, and J. R. Lakowicz, “Large fluorescence enhancements of fluorophore ensembles with multilayer plasmonic substrates: Comparison of theory and experimental results,” J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 21563–21571 (2012). Link

T. D. Nguyen, A. Nahata, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Measurement of surface plasmon correlation length differences using Fibonacci deterministic hole arrays,” Opt. Express 20, 15222–15231 (2012). Link

T. D. Nguyen, S. Liu, M. D. Lima, S. Fang, R. H. Baughman, A. Nahata, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Terahertz surface plasmon polaritons on freestanding multi-walled carbon nanotube aerogel sheets,” Opt. Mater. Express 2, 782–788 (2012). Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, and A. Nahata, “Reconfigurable plasmonic devices using liquid metals,” Opt. Express 20, 12119–12126 (2012). Link

J. Wang, S. Liu, Z. V. Vardeny ,and A. Nahata, “Liquid metal-based plasmonics,” Opt. Express 20, 2346- 2353 (2012). Link

Z. V. Vardeny ,and A. Nahata, “Photonic quasicrystals: Disorder-enhanced light transport,” Nature Photon. 5, 453–454 (2011). Link

T. D. Nguyen, S. Liu, Z. V. Vardeny ,and A. Nahata, “Engineering the properties of terahertz filters using multilayer aperture arrays,” Opt. Express 19, 18678-18686 (2011). Link

S. Liu, X. Shou, and A. Nahata, “Coherent detection of multiband terahertz radiation using a surface plasmon-polariton based photoconductive antenna,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science Technol. 1, 412-415 (2011). Link

IRG 2: Organic Spintronics

H. S. Yaddanapudi, K. Tian, S. Teng, and A. Tiwari, “Facile preparation of nickel/carbonized wood nanocomposite for environmentally friendly supercapacitor electrodes,” Sci. Rpt. 6, 33659 (2016). Link

J. Hao, R. A. Davidson, M. Kavand, K. J. van Schooten, C. Boehme, and J. S. Miller, “Hexacyanobutadienide-based frustrated weak ferrimagnets: M(HCBD)2•zCH2Cl2 (M = V, Fe),” Inorg. Chem. 55, 9393–9399 (2016). Link

A. A. Rahman, R. Huang, and L. Whittaker-Brooks, “Distinctive extrinsic atom effects on the structural, optical, and electronic properties of Bi2S3‑xSex solid solutions,” Chem. Mater. 28, 6544−6552 (2016). Link

J. Hao, A. L. Rheingold, M. Kavand, K. J. van Schooten, C. Boehme, M. Capdevila-Cortada, J. J. Novoa, E. Wöss, G. Knör, and J. S. Miller, “The tetracyanopyridinide dimer dianion, σ-[TCNPy]22−,” Chem.-Eur. J. 22, 12312-12315 (2016). Link

J. Hao, R. A. Davidson, C. M. Kareis, M. Kavand, K. J. van Schooten, C. Boehme, E. Wöss, G. Knör, and J. S. Miller, “Characterization of tetracyanopyridine (TCNPy)-based magnets: V[TCNPy]2-z CH2Cl2 (T c=111 K) and V[TCNPy]3 – z CH2Cl2 (T c=90 K),” Chem.-Eur. J. 22, 14273–14278 (2016). Link

W. Jiang, M. Zhou, Z. Liu, D. Sun, Z. V. Vardeny, and F. Liu, “Structural, electronic, and magnetic properties of tris(8-hydroxyquinoline)iron(III) molecules and their magnetic coupling with ferromagnetic surface: first-principles study,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 28, 176004 (2016). Link

K. J. Saji, K. Tian, M. Snure, and A. Tiwari, “2D tin monoxide – an unexplored p-type van der Waals semiconductor: material characteristics and field effect transistors,” Adv. Electron. Mater. 2, 1500453 (2016). Link

K. Ambal, P. Rahe, A. Payne, J. Slinkman, C. C. Williams, and C. Boehme, “Electrical current through individual pairs of phosphorus donor atoms and silicon dangling bonds”, Sci. Rep. 5, 18531 (2016). Link

Z. Yue, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari, and M. E. Raikh, “Effective spin Hall properties of a mixture of materials with and without spin-orbit coupling: Tailoring the effective spin diffusion length,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 045307 (2016). Link

K. Ambal, A. Payne, D.P. Waters, C. C. Williams, and C. Boehme, “Spin-relaxation dynamics of E’ centers at high density in SiO2 thin films for single-spin tunneling force microscopy”, Phys. Rev. Applied 4, 024008 (2015). Link

Z. Yue, D. A. Pesin, and M. E. Raikh, “Spin pumping from a ferromagnet into a hopping insulator: the role of resonant absorption of magnons”, Phys. Rev. B 92, 045405 (2015). Link

Z. Yue, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari, and M. E. Raikh, “Resonant magneto-tunneling between normal and ferromagnetic electrodes in relation to the three-terminal spin transport”, Phys. Rev. B 91, 195316 (2015). Link

M. C. Prestgard, G. Siegel, R. C. Roundy, M. E. Raikh, and A. Tiwari, “Temperature dependence of the spin relaxation in highly degenerate ZnO thin films,” J. Appl. Phys. 117, 083905 (2015). Link

G. Siegel, Y. P. V. Subbaiah, M. C. Prestgard, and A. Tiwari, “Growth of centimeter-scale atomically thin MoS2 films by pulsed laser deposition,” APL Mat. 3, 056103 (2015). Link

S. Teng, G. Siegel, M. C. Prestgard, W. Wang, and A. Tiwari, “Synthesis and characterization of copper-infiltrated carbonized wood monoliths for supercapacitor electrodes,” Electrochim. Acta 161, 343-350 (2015). Link

R. C. Roundy, D. Nemirovsky, V. Kagalovsky, and M. E. Raikh, “Giant fluctuations of local magnetoresistance of organic spin valves”, Synt. Met. 208, 13-16 (2015). Link

Z. Yue and M. E. Raikh, “Evolution of inhomogeneously-broadened spin noise spectrum with ac drive”, Phys. Rev. B 91, 155301 (2015). Link

D. Sun, K. J. van Schooten, H. Malissa, M. Kavand, C. Zhang, C. Boehme, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Inverse spin hall effect from pulsed spin current in organic semiconductors with tunable spin-orbit coupling,” Nat. Mat. 15 863-869 (2016). Link

S. Saini, P. Mele, K. Miyazaki, and A. Tiwari, “On-chip thermoelectric module comprised of oxide thin film legs,” Energy Conversion and Management 114, 251-257 (2016). Link

B. Khachatryan, A. H. Devir-Wolfman, L. Tzabari, N. Tessler, Z. V. Vardeny ,and E. Ehrenfreund, “Magnetophotocurrent in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaic cells at low temperatures and high magnetic fields,” Phys. Rev. Applied 5, 044001 (2016). Link

C.-X. Sheng, Y. Zhai, U. Huynh, C. Zhang, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Ultrafast photomodulation spectroscopy of p-conjugated polymers and organometal trihalide perovskites; a comparison”, Synt. Met. 216, 31-39 (2015). Link

Y. P. V. Subbaiah, K. J Saji, and A. Tiwari, “Atomically thin MoS2: A versatile nongraphene 2D material,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 2046–2069 (2016). Link

S. Saini, P. Mele, H. Honda, T. Suzuki, K. Matsumoto, K. Miyazaki, A. Ichinose, L. Molina-Luna, R. Carlini, and A. Tiwari, “Effect of self-grown seed layer on thermoelectric properties of ZnO thin films,” Thin Solid Films 605, 289-294 (2016). Link

K. J. Saji, Y. P. V. Subbaiah, K. Tian, and A. Tiwari, “P-type SnO thin films and SnO/ZnO heterostructures for all-oxide electronic and optoelectronic device applications,” Thin Solid Films 605, 193-201 (2016). Link

G. Siegel, M. C. Prestgard, H. Yang, and A. Tiwari, “Spin current response in Bi-YIG/Pt thin film heterostructures induced by gamma radiation,” IEEE Electr. Device L. 36, 853-855 (2015). Link

B. Khachatryan, A. H. Devir-Wolfman, L. Tzabary, A. Keren, N. Tessler, Z. V. Vardeny, and E. Ehrenfreund, “High field magneto- photocurrent in organic bulk hetero-junction photo-voltaic cells”, Jour. of Synt. Met. 208, 49-52 (2015). Link

A. Payne, K. Ambal, C. Boehme, and C. C. Williams, “Atomic resolution, single-spin magnetic resonance detection concept based on tunneling force microscopy”, Phys. Rev. B 91, 195433 (2015). Link

H. Hu, H. Ding and F. Liu, “Quantum Hooke’s Law to classify pulse laser induced ultrafast melting”, Sci. Rep. 5, 8212 (2015). Link

T. Basel, U. Huynh, T. Zheng, T. Xu, L. Yu, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Optical, electrical, and magnetic studies of organic solar cells based on low bandgap copolymer with spin ½ radical additives,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 1895–1902 (2015). Link

C. Zhang, D. Sun, C.-X. Sheng, Y. X. Zhai, K. Mielczarek, A. Zakhidov, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Magnetic field effects in hybrid perovskite devices,” Nat. Phys. 11, 427-434 (2015). Link

K. J. van Schooten, D. L. Baird, M. E. Limes, J. M. Lupton, and C. Boehme, “Probing long-range carrier-pair spin-spin interactions in a conjugated polymer by detuning of electrically detected spin beating,” Nat. Commun. 6, 7688 (2015). Link

E. F. Thenell, M. E. Limes, E. G. Sorte, Z. V. Vardeny, and B. Saam, “Nuclear relaxation measurements in organic semiconducting polymers for application to organic spintronics,” Phys. Rev. B 91, 045205 (2015). Link

K. Tian, S. Alex, G. Siegel, and A. Tiwari, “Enzymatic glucose sensor based on Au nanoparticle and plant-like ZnO film modified electrode,” Mater. Sci. Eng. C 46, 548–552 (2015). Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Spin injection from a ferromagnet into a semiconductor in the case of a rough interface,” Phys. Rev. B 91, 045202 (2015). Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Spin transport with dispersive traps: Narrowing of the Hanle curve,” Phys. Rev. B 90, 241202 (R) (2014). Link

H. Hu, Z. Wang, and F. Liu, “Half metal in two-dimensional hexagonal organometallic framework”, Nanoscale Res. Lett. 9, 690 (2014). Link

H. Hu and F. Liu, “Density-functional-theory formulation of classical and quantum Hooke’s Law,” Sci. China Tech. Sci. 57, 692-698 (2014). (Invited review) Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Spin relaxation of a diffusively moving carrier in a random hyperfine field,” Phys. Rev. B 90, 201203 (R) (2014). Link

T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “The development of organic spin-valves from unipolar to bipolar operation,” MRS Bulletin 39, 585-589 (2014). Link

S. Teng, G. Siegel, W. Wang, and A. Tiwari, “Carbonized wood for supercapacitor electrodes,” Solid State Letters 3, M25 -M28 (2014). Link

B. R. Gautam, T. D. Nguyen, D. Sun, and Z. V. Vardeny, “The effect of light-induced metastable defects on the magneto- conductance of poly(phenylene-vinylene) diodes,” SPIN 4, 1440012 (2014). Link

R. C. Roundy, D. Nemirovsky, V. Kagalovsky, and M. E. Raikh, “Giant fluctuations of local magnetoresistance of organic spin valves and the non-Hermitian 1D Anderson model,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 226601 (2014). Link

S. Alex, K. Tian, S. Teng, G. Siegel, and A. Tiwari, “Simple and rapid green synthesis of micrometer scale single crystalline gold nanoplates using chitosan as the reducing agent,” J. Crys. Growth 406, 12 (2014). Link

R. C. Roundy, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari ,and M. E. Raikh, “Shape of the Hanle curve in spin-transport structures in the presence of ac drive,” Phys. Rev. B 90, 205203 (2014). Link

R. C. Roundy, M. C. Prestgard, A. Tiwari ,and M. E. Raikh, “Manifestation of two-channel nonlocal spin transport in the shapes of the Hanle curves,” Phys. Rev. B 90, 115206 (2014). Link

N. Gray, M. C. Prestgard, and A. Tiwari, “Tb2O3 thin films: An alternative candidate for high-k dielectric applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 222903 (2014). Link

D. Sun, T.P. Basel, B. R. Gautam, W. Han, X. Jiang, S.S.P. Parkin, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Giant magneto-electroluminescence from hybrid spin organic light emitting diodes,” SPIN 4, 1450002 (2014). Link

T. Basel, D. Sun, B. R. Gautam, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Observation of the energy transfer sequence in an organic host-guest system of a luminescent polymer and a phosphorescent molecule,” J. Lumin. 155, 89-84 (2014). Link

A. H. Devir-Wolfman, B. Khachatryan, B. R. Gautam, L. Tzabary, A. Keren, N. Tessler, Z. V. Vardeny, and E. Ehrenfreund, “Short-lived charge transfer excitons in organic photovoltaic cells studied by high field magneto-photocurrent,” Nat. Commun. 5, 5529 (2014). Link

S. Alex and A. Tiwari, “Functionalized gold nanoparticles: Synthesis, properties and applications – a review,” J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 15, 1869-1894 (2014). Link

M. C. Prestgard and A. Tiwari, “Observation of the inverse spin Hall effect in ZnO thin films: an all-electrical approach to spin injection and detection”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 12, 122402 (2014). Link

G. Siegel, M. C. Prestgard, S. Teng, and A. Tiwari, “Robust longitudinal spin-Seebeck effect in Bi-YIG thin films”, Sci. Rep. 4, 4429 (2014). Link

M. C. Prestgard, G. Siegel, and A. Tiwari, “Oxides for spintronics: A review of engineered materials for spin injection,” Adv. Mater. Lett. 5, 242-247 (2014). Link

D. Sun, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “The first decade of organic spintronics research,” Chem. Commun. 50, 1781– 1793 (2014). Link

Y. Kawamoto, S. Yamashita, R. Yoshimoto, Y. Nakazawa, J.G. DaSilva, C.M. Kareis, and J. S. Miller, “Thermodynamic investigation by heat capacity measurements of ferrimagnetic A2Mn[Mn(CN)6] (A = K, Rb, Cs) prussian blue compounds,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 26, 016001 (2014). Link

J.-H. Her, P. W. Stephens, R. A. Davidson, K. S. Min, J. D. Bagnato, K. J. van Schooten, C. Boehme, and J. S. Miller, “Weak ferromagnetic ordering of the Li+[TCNE]•– (TCNE = Tetracyanoethylene) organic magnet with an interpenetrating diamondoid structure,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 18060–18063 (2013). Link

C.-X. Sheng, S. Singh, A. Gambetta, T. Drori, M. Tong, S. Tretiak, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Ultrafast intersystem-crossing in platinum containing p-conjugated polymers with tunable spin-orbit coupling”, Sci. Rep. 3, 2653 (2013). Link

E. Ehrenfreund and Z. V. Vardeny, “Organic spin-valves; from unipolar to bipolar devices,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 7967-7975 (2013). Link

T. D. Nguyen, F. Wang, X.-G. Li, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Spin diffusion in fullerene-based devices: Morphology effect,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 075205 (2013). Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Tunnel magnetoresistance in organic spin valves in the regime of multistep tunneling,” Phys. Rev. B 88, 205206 (2013). Link

M. C. Prestgard, G. Siegel, Q. Ma, and A. Tiwari, “Magnetic characteristics of phase-separated CeO2:Co thin films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 102409 (2013). Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Organic magnetoresistance under resonant ac drive,” Phys. Rev. B 88, 125206 (2013). Link

D. Sun, T. Basel, B. Gautam, W. Han, X. Jiang, S. S. P. Parkin, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Room-temperature magnetically modulated electroluminescence from hybrid organic/inorganic spintronics devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 042411 (2013). Link

R. C. Roundy, Z. V. Vardeny, and M. E. Raikh, “Organic magnetoresistance near saturation: Mesoscopic effects in small devices,” Phys. Rev. B 88, 075207 (2013). Link

R. C. Roundy and M. E. Raikh, “Slow dynamics of spin pairs in a random hyperfine field: Role of inequivalence of electrons and holes in organic magnetoresistance,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 195206 (2013). Link

K. J. van Schooten, J. Huang, D. V. Talapin, C. Boehme, and J. M. Lupton, “Spin-dependent electronic processes and long-lived spin coherence of deep-level trap sites in CdS nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 125412 (2013). Link

T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Organic magneto-resistance at small magnetic fields; compass effect,” Org. Electron. 14, 1852-1855 (2013). Link

B. R. Gautam, T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Magnetic field effect spectroscopy of C60-based films and devices,” J. Appl. Phys. 113, 143102 (2013). Link

Y. Zhang, B.R. Gautam, T.P. Basel, D. J. Mascaro, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Organic bulk heterojunction solar cells enhanced by spin interaction,” Synt. Met. 173, 2-9 (2013). Link

T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfruend, and Z. V. Vardeny, “The spin-polarized organic light emitting diode,” Synt. Met. 173, 16-21 (2013). Link

R. Glenn, W. J. Baker, C. Boehme, and M. E. Raikh, “Analytical description of spin-Rabi oscillation controlled electronic transitions rates between weakly coupled pairs of paramagnetic states with S=1/2,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 155208 (2013). Link

R. Glenn, M.E. Limes, B. Pankovich, B. Saam, and M. E. Raikh, “Magnetic resonance in slowly modulated longitudinal field: Modified shape of the Rabi oscillations,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 155128 (2013). Link

M. E. Limes, J. Wang, W. J. Baker, S.-Y. Lee, B. Saam, and C. Boehme, “Numerical study of spin-dependent transition rates within pairs of dipolar and exchange coupled spins with s=1/2 during magnetic resonant excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 165204 (2013). Link

R. Glenn, M.E. Limes, B. Saam, C. Boehme, and M. E. Raikh, “Analytical study of spin-dependent transition rates within pairs of dipolar and strongly exchange coupled spins with s = 1/2 during magnetic resonant excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 87, 165205 (2013). Link

M.C. Prestgard and A. Tiwari, “Kinetically stable glassy phase formation in neodymium nickelate thin films as evidenced by Hall effect and electrical resistivity measurements,” J. Mater. Res. 28, 1699-1706 (2013). Link

K. J. van Schooten, J. Huang, W. J. Baker, D. V. Talapin, C. Boehme, and J. M. Lupton, “Spin-dependent exciton quenching and spin coherence in CdSe/CdS nanocrystals,” Nano Lett. 13, 65-71 (2012). Link

B. Khachatryan, T. D. Nguyen, Z. V. Vardeny, and E. Ehrenfreund, “Phosphorescence superradiance in a Pt-containing p- conjugated polymer,” Phys. Rev. B 86, 195203 (2012). Link

Y. Zhang, T.P. Basel, B.R. Gautam, X. Yang, D. J. Mascaro, F. Liu, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Spin-enhanced organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaic solar cells,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1043 (2012). Link

R. Glenn, O. A. Starykh, and M. E. Raikh, “Interplay of spin-orbit coupling and Zeeman splitting in the absorption lineshape of 2D fermions,” Phys. Rev. B 86, 024423 (2012). Link

W. J. Baker, K. Ambal, D. P. Waters, R. Baarda, H. Morishita, K. van Schooten, D. R. McCamey, J. M. Lupton, and C. Boehme, “Robust absolute magnetometry with organic thin-film devices,” Nature Commun. 3, 1895 (2012). Link

E. Ehrenfreund and Z. V. Vardeny, “Effects of magnetic fields on conductance and electroluminescence in organic devices,” Isr. J. Chem 52, 552 (2012). Link

W. J. Baker, T. L. Keevers, J. M. Lupton, D. R. McCamey, and C. Boehme, “Slow hopping and spin dephasing of coulombically bound polaron pairs in an organic semiconductor at room temperature,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 267601 (2012). Link

T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Spin-polarized organic light emitting diode based on an organic bipolar spin-valve,” Science 337, 204-209 (2012). Link

T. D. Nguyen, T. P. Basel, Y- J. Pu, X-G. Li, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Isotope effect in the spin response of aluminum tris (8-hydroxyquinoline) based devices,” Phys. Rev. B 85, 245437 (2012). Link

C.-X. Sheng, T. Basel, B. Pandit, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Photoexcitation dynamics in polythiophene/fullerene blends for photovoltaic applications,” Org. Electron. 13, 1031-1037 (2012). Link

B.R. Gautam, T. D. Nguyen, E. Ehrenfreund, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Magnetic field effect on excited-state spectroscopies of p-conjugated polymer films,” Phys. Rev. B 85, 205207 (2012). Link

R. Glenn and M. E. Raikh, “Rabi-vibronic resonance with large number of vibrational quanta,” Phys. Rev. B 84, 195454 (2011). Link

Seed Program

J. Vatamanu, M. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, D. Bedrov, “A comparative study of room temperature ionic liquids and their organic solvent mixtures near charged electrodes,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 28, 464002 (2016). Link

J. Talbot, S. LeBohec, and E. G. Mishchenko, “Suppression of diffusion of hydrogen adatoms on graphene by effective adatom interaction,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 115402 (2016). Link

A. Khabibullin, J. J. Smith, S. D. Minteer, and I. Zharov, “Preparation and properties of DMFC membranes from polymer-brush nanoparticles,” Solid State Ionics 288, 154-159 (2016). Link

C. Forestiere, Y. He, R. Wang, R. Kirby, and L. Dal Negro, “Inverse design of metal nanoparticles’ morphology,” ACS Photonics, 3, 68-78 (2016). Link

Y. He, R. Qiao, J. Vatamanu, O. Borodin, D. Bedrov, J. Huang, and B. G. Sumpter, “Importance of ion packing on the dynamics of ionic liquids during micropore charging,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7, 36-42 (2016). Link

J. Vatamanu, M. Vatamanu, and D. Bedrov, “Non-Faradaic energy storage by room temperature ionic liquids in nanoporous electrodes,” ACS Nano 9, 5999–6017 (2015). Link

S.J. Petersen, S. Basu, B. Raeymaekers, and M. Francoeur, “Tuning near-field thermal radiative properties by quantifying sensitivity of Mie resonance-based metamaterials design parameters”, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. 129, 277-286 (2013). Link

S. LeBohec, J. Talbot, and E. G. Mishchenko, “Attraction-repulsion transition in the interaction of adatoms and vacancies in graphene,” Phys. Rev. B 89, 045433 (2014). Link

L. Li, Daniel L. Jacobs, B. R. Bunes, H. Huang, X. Yang, and L. Zang, “Anomalous high photovoltages observed in shish kebab-like organic p-n junction nanostructures,” Polymer Chem. 5, 309-313 (2014). Link

L. Li, D. L. Jacobs, Y. Che, H. Huang, B. R. Bunes, X. Yang, and L. Zang, “Poly(3-hexylthiophene) nanofiber networks for enhancing the morphology stability of polymer solar cells”, Organic Electronics, 14 1383-1390 (2013). Link

T. K. Djidjou, T. Basel, and A. Rogachev, “Magnetic field dependent differential capacitance of polymer diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 093303 (2012). Link

T. K. Djidjou, T. Basel, and A. Rogachev, “Admittance spectroscopy study of polymer diodes in small magnetic fields,” J. Appl. Phys. 112, 024511 (2012). Link

Shared Facilities

J. A. Aguiar, M. E. Erkan, D. Pruzan, A. Nagaoka, K. Yoshino, H. Moutinho, M. Al-Jassim, and M. A. Scarpulla, “Cation ratio fluctuations in Cu2ZnSnS4 at the 20nm length scale investigated by analytical electron microscopy,” Physica Status Solidi A 213, 2392-2399 (2016). Link

Y. R. Smith, D. Bhattacharyya, S. K. Mohanty, and M. Misra, “Anodic functionalization of titania nanotube arrays for the electrochemical detection of tuberculosis biomarker vapors,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 163, B83-B89 (2016). Link

B. You and Y. Sun, “Chalcogenide and phosphide solid‐state electrocatalysts for hydrogen generation,” ChemPlusChem 81, 1-12 (2016). Link

C. Zhou, Z. Z. Fang, R. C. Bowman, Jr., Y. Xia, J. Lu, X. Luo, and Y. Ren, “Stability of catalyzed magnesium hydride nanocrystalline during hydrogen cycling. Part II: microstructure evolution,” J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 22272–22280 (2015). Link

B. You, N. Jiang, M. Sheng, W. S. Drisdell, J. Yano, and Y. Sun, “Bimetal-organic framework self-adjusted synthesis of support-free nonprecious electrocatalysts for efficient oxygen reduction,” ACS Catal. 5, 7068−7076 (2015). Link

J. Park, M. D. Porter, C. Michael, and M. C. Granger, “Silica encapsulation of ferrimagnetic zinc ferrite nanocubes enabled by layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte deposition,” Langmuir 31, 3537–3545 (2015). Link

K. Aryanpour, T. Dutta, U. Huynh, Z. V. Vardeny, and S. Mazumdar, “Theory of primary photoexcitations in donor-acceptor copolymers,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 267401 (2015). Link

T. Basel , D. Sun , S. Baniya, R. McLaughlin, H. Choi, O. Kwon, and Z. V. Vardeny “Magnetic field enhancement of organic light emitting diodes based on electron donor-acceptor exciplex”, Adv. Electron. Mater. 2, 1500248 (2016). Link

Y. Mei, C. Zhang, Z. V. Vardeny, and O. Jurchescu, “Electrostatic gating of hybrid halide perovskite field-effect transistors: balanced ambipolar transport at room-temperature”, MRS Commun. 5, 297-301 (2015). Link

B. Shen, P. Wang, R. Polson, and R. Menon, “An integrated-nanophotonics polarization beamsplitter with 2.4 × 2.4 µm2 footprint,” Nat. Photon. 9, 378-382 (2015). Link

C.-X. Sheng, C. Zhang, Y. Zhai, K. Mielczarek, W. Wang, W. Ma, A. Zakhidov, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Excitons versus free carrier photogeneration in organometal trihalide perovskites probed by broadband ultrafast polarization memory dynamics”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 116601 (2015). Link

C.-X. Sheng, Y. Zhai, E. Olejnik, C. Zhang, D. Sun, and Z. V. Vardeny, “Laser action and photoexcitations dynamics in PbI2 films”, Optical Materials Express 5, 530-537 (2015). Link

J. J. Schaefer, A. C. Crawford, M. D. Porter, and J. M. Harris, “Confocal Raman microscopy for investigating synthesis and characterization of individual optically-trapped vinyl-polymerized surfactant particles,” Appl. Spec. 68, 633-641 (2014). Link

R. Harvey, B. W. Baker, R. Boutte, A. L. Hogan, and K. R. Ford, “Charge pumped MEMS actuation for high force and large displacement,” Sensors & Transducers 183, 60–64 (2014). Link

B. Shen, P. Wang, R. Polson, and R. Menon, “Integrated metamaterials for efficient and compact free-space-to-waveguide coupling,” Opt. Express 22, 27175–27182 (2014). Link

B. Shen, P. Wang, R. Polson, and R. Menon, “Ultra-high-efficiency metamaterial polarizer,” Optica 1, 356–360 (2014). Link

B. J. Simonds, V. Palekis, B. V. Devener, C. Ferekides, and M. A. Scarpulla, “Pulsed laser induced ohmic back contact in CdTe solar cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 141604 (2014). Link

J. T. Siy, E. H. Brauser, T. K. Thompson, and M. H. Bartl, “Synthesis of bright CdSe nanocrystals by optimization of low-temperature reaction parameters,” J. Mater. Chem. C 2, 675–682 (2014). Link