2013 Publications Utilizing the AIF

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Publications that include results obtained at AIF should acknowledge the Facility with this statement:

This work was performed in part at the Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) at North Carolina State University, which is supported by the State of North Carolina and the National Science Foundation (award number ECCS-1542015). The AIF is a member of the North Carolina Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN), a site in the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI).

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44. Rasic G. and Schwartz J. “Nanoimprint Lithographic Surface Patterning of Sol-Gel Fabricated Nickel Ferrite (NiFe2O4).” MRS Communications, 3, 207-211 (2013).
43. Schmidt A. C., Wang X., Zhu Y. and Sombers L. A. “Carbon Nanotube Yan Electrodes for Enhanced Detection of Neurotransmitter Dynamics in Live Brain Tissue.” ACS Nano, 7 (9), 7864-7873 (2013)
42. Santeufemio, C., Gorman, B. P., Zhou Chuanzhen, Giannuzzi, L. A., Stevie Fred A., “TOF SIMS Analyses of Stray Ga During FIB Milling.” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 31, 06F108 (2013).
41. Viswanath V., Maity S., Bochinski J. R., Clarke L. I. and Gorga R. E. “Thermal annealing of polymer nanocomposites via photothermal heating: effects on crystallinity an dspherulite morphology.” Macromolecules, 46, 8596−8607 (2013).
40. Ouyang J., McDonald M. and Zhu Y. “Temperature-dependent material properties of z-shaped MEMS thermal actuators made of single crystalline silicon.” J. Micromech. Microeng. 23, 125036 (10pp) (2013).
39. Qin Q. and Zhu Y. “Temperature control in thermal microactuators with applications to in-situ nanomechanical testing.” Applied Physics Letters 102, 013101 (2013).
38. Aykut Y., Parsons G. N., Pourdeyhimi B., and Khan S. A. “Synthesis of mixed ceramic MgxZn1-xO nanofibers via Mg2+ doping using sol-gel electrospinning.” Langmuir, 29, 4159−4166 (2013).
37. Aykut Y., Pourdeyhimi B., and Khan S. A. “Synthesis and characterization of silver/lithium cobalt oxide (Ag/LiCoO2) nanofibers via sol-gel electrospinning.” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 74, 1538–1545 (2013).
36. Boltersdorf J., and Maggard P. A. “Silver exchange of layered metal oxides and their photocatalytic activities.” ACS Catal.  3, 2547−2555 (2013).
35. Casper M. D., Losego M. D. and Maria J.-P. “Optimizing phase and microstructure of chemical solution-deposited bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3) thin films to reduce DC leakage.” J Mater Sci 48:1578–1584(2013).
34. Ernst A. F., Miko I. and Deans A. R. “Morphology and function of the ovipositor mechanism in Ceraphronoidea (Hymea\noptera, Aprocrita).” Journal of Hymenoptera Research 33: 25–61 (2013).
33. Kalanyan B., Losego M. D., Oldham C. J. and Parsons G. N. “Low-temperature atomic layer deposition of Tungsten using Tungsten hexafluoride and highly-diluted silane in Argon.” Chem. Vap. Deposition, 19, 161–166 (2013).
32. Kozek K. A., Kozek K. M., Wu W.-C., Mishra S. R. and Tracy J. B. “Large-scale synthesis of gold nanorods through continuous secondary growth.” | Chem. Mater. 25, 4537−4544 (2013).
31. McClure C. D., Oldham C. J., Walls H. J. and Parsons G. N. “Large effect of titanium precursor on surface reactivity and mechanical strength of electrospun nanofibers coated with TiO2 by atomic layer deposition.” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 31, 061506 (2013).
30. Brown M. and Jagannadham K. “Interfacial effects in the electrical conductivity and viscous deformation of multiwall carbon nanoube-epoxy composites prepared by sonication.” Journal of Composite Materials, 47: 3413 (2013).
29.  Wilson, A. R., Sun K., Chi M. White, R. M., LeBeau J. M., Lamb H. H. and Wiley B. J. ” From core-shell to alloys: the preparation and characterization of solution-synthesized AuPd nanoparticle catalysts.” J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 17557−17566 (2013).
28. Aykut Y. ” Electrospun MgO-loaded carbon nanofibers: Enhanced field electron emission from the fibers in vacuum.” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 74, 328–337 (2013).
27. Aykut Y., Pourdeyhimi B., and Khan S. A. ” Catalytic graphitization and formation of macroporous-activated carbon nanofibers from salt-induced and H2S-treated polyacrylonitriles.” J. Mater. Sci. 48, 7783–7790 (2013).
26. Sarac M. F., Anderson B. D., Pearce, R. C. Railsback J. G., Oni, A. A., White, R. M., Hensley, D. K., LeBeau, J. M., Melechko, A. V. and Tracy J. B. “Airbrushed Nickel Nanoparticles for Large-Area Growth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers on Metal (Al, Cu, Ti) Surfaces.” Applied Materials and Interface, 5, 8955-8960 (2013).
25. Chang T.-H. and Zhu Y. “A microelectromechanical system for thermomechanical testing of nanostructures.” Applied Physics Letters, 103, 263114 (2013).
24. Neupane B., Zhao L., and Wang G. “Up-conversion luminescence of gold nanospheres when excited at nonsurface plasmon resonance wavelenth by a continuous wave laser.” Nano Lett. 13, 4087−4092 (2013).
23. Rao, S. S., Prater, J. T., Wu Fan, Shelton, C. T., Maria, J. P. and Narayan, J., “Interface Magnetism in Epitaxial BiFeO3-La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Heterostructures Intergrated on Si(100).” Nano Letters, 13, 5814-5821 (2013).
22. Samberg, Joshua P. et al. “Interface Properties of Ga(As,P)/(In,Ga)As Strained Multiple Quantum Well Structures.” Applied Physics Letters 103, 071605 (2013).
21. Schmidt, A. C., Wang, X., Zhu, Y. & Sombers, L. A. “Carbon Nanotube Yarn Electrodes for Enhanced Detection of Neurotransmitter Dynamics in Live Brain Tissue,” ACS Nano 7, 7864–7873 (2013).
20. Wu, F. & Narayan, J. “Controlled epitaxial growth of bcc and fcc Cu on MgO for integration on Si,” Crystal Growth & Design 13 (11), 5018-5024 (2013).
19. Fu, K. et al. “Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Silicon Sheets: A Novel Nano-architecture for Flexible Lithium Ion Battery Electrodes,” Advanced Materials 25, 5109–5114 (2013).
18. Xu, W. et al. “In-situ atomic-scale observation of irradiation-induced void formation,” Nature Communications 4, Article number 2288, (2013).
17. Zhang, X. A., Elek, J. & Chang, C.-H. “Three-Dimensional Nanolithography Using Light Scattering from Colloidal Particles,” ACS Nano 7 (7), 6212–6218 (2013).
16. Bagal, A. & Chang, C.-H. “Fabrication of subwavelength periodic nanostructures using liquid immersion Lloyd’s mirror interference lithography,” Optics Letters 38, 2531-2534 (2013).
15. Yang, Q., Zhang, X. A., Bagal, A., Guo, W. & Chang, C.-H. “Antireflection effects at nanostructured material interfaces and the suppression of thin-film interference,” Nanotechnology 24, 235202 (2013).
14. Halbur, J. C., Padbury, R. P. & Jur, J. S. “Induced wetting of polytetrafluoroethylene by atomic layer deposition for application of aqueous-based nanoparticle inks,” Materials Letters 101, 25–28 (2013).
13. Yu, Y. et al. “Controlled Scalable Synthesis of Uniform, High-Quality Monolayer and Few-layer MoS2 Films,” Scientific Reports 3, (2013).
12. Huang, L., Yu, Y., Li, C. & Cao, L. “Substrate Mediation in Vapor Deposition Growth of Layered Chalcogenide Nanoplates: A Case Study of SnSe2,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117, 6469–6475 (2013).
11. Li, C., Yu, Y., Chi, M. & Cao, L. “Epitaxial Nanosheet–Nanowire Heterostructures,” Nano Letters 13, 948–953 (2013).
10. Guo, W. et al. “Comparative study of etching high crystalline quality AlN and GaN,” Journal of Crystal Growth 366, 20–25 (2013).
9. Qin, Q. & Zhu, Y. “Temperature control in thermal microactuators with applications to in-situ nanomechanical testing,” Applied Physics Letters 102, 013101 (2013).
8. A. Kajbafvala, W. Nachtrab, T. Wong and J. Schwartz, “High strength oxide dispersion strengthened silver aluminum alloys optimized for Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x round wire,” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 26, 125012 (2013)
7. Safoura Seifikar, Bridget Calandro, Goran Rasic, Elisabeth Deeb, Jijin Yang, Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, and Justin Schwartz, “Optimized Growth of Heteroepitaxial (111) NiFe2O4 Thin Films on (0001) Sapphire with Two In-Plane Variants via Chemical Solution Deposition,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 1–4 (2013)
6. Golsa Naderi, Xiaotao Liu, William Nachtrab, and Justin Schwartz, “Understanding processing–microstructure–properties relationships in Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag round wires and enhanced transport through saw-tooth processing,” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 26, 105010 (2013)
5. Y. F. Lee, F. Wu, R. Kumar, F. Hunte, J. Schwartz, and J. Narayan, “Epitaxial integration of dilute magnetic semiconductor Sr3SnO with Si (001),” Applied Physics Letters 103, 112101 (2013)
4. Yu, Y. et al. Controlled Scalable Synthesis of Uniform, High-Quality Monolayer and Few-layer MoS2 Films. Sci. Rep. 3, (2013).
3. Wang, H.-N. et al. Molecular sentinel-on-chip for SERS-based biosensing. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 6008–6015 (2013).
2. Houston Dycus, J., White, R. M., Pierce, J. M., Venkatasubramanian, R. & LeBeau, J. M. Atomic scale structure and chemistry of Bi2Te3/GaAs interfaces grown by metallorganic van der Waals epitaxy. Applied Physics Letters 102, 081601–081601–4 (2013).
1. Böröczky, K., Wada-Katsumata, A., Batchelor, D., Zhukovskaya, M. & Schal, C. Insects groom their antennae to enhance olfactory acuity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, 3615–3620 (2013).