2021 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-2025064). 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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30. Zhu, Xing; Gao, Yunfei; Wang, Xijun; Haribal, Vasudev; Liu, Junchen; Neal, Luke M.; Bao, Zhenghong; Wu, Zili; Wang, Hua; Li, Fanxing, “A tailored multi-functional catalyst for ultra-efficient styrene production under a cyclic redox scheme.” Nature Communications, 12:1329 (2021).
29. Mittmann, Terence; Szyjka, Thomas; Alex, Hsain; Istrate, Marian Cosmin; Lomenzo, Patrick D.; Baumgarten, Lutz; Müller, Martina; Jones, Jacob L.; Pintilie, Lucian; Mikolajick, Thomas; Schroeder, Uwe, “Impact of Iridium Oxide Electrodes on the Ferroelectric Phase of Thin Hf0.5Zr0.5O2 Films.” Physica Status Solidi-rapid Research Letters, 2100012 (2021). 
28. Padmanabhan Ramesh, Viswanath; Sargolzaeiaval, Yasaman; Neumann, Taylor; Misra, Veena; Vashaee, Daryoosh; Dickey, Michael D.; Ozturk, Mehmet C., “Flexible thermoelectric generator with liquid metal interconnects and low thermal conductivity silicone filler.” NPJ Flexible Electronics, 5:5 (2021).
27. Wan, Haotian; Luo, Chengtao; Chung, Ching-Chang; Yamashita, Yohachi; Jiang, Xiaoning, “Enhanced dielectric and piezoelectric properties of manganese-doped Pb(In1/2Nb1/2)O-3-Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals by alternating current poling.” Applied Physics Letters, 118:102904 (2021).
26. Khachariya, Dolar; Szymanski, Dennis; Breckenridge, M. Hayden; Reddy, Pramod; Kohn, Erhard; Sitar, Zlatko; Collazo, Ramón; Pavlidi, Spyridon, “On the characteristics of N-polar GaN Schottky barrier contacts with LPCVD SiN interlayers.” Applied Physics Letters, 118:122103 (2021).
25. Washiyama, Shun; Mirrielees, Kelsey J.; Bagheri, Pegah; Baker, Jonathon N.; Kim, Ji-Hyun; Guo, Qiang; Kirste, Ronny; Guan, Yan, Breckenridge, M. Hayden; Klump, Andrew J.; Reddy, Pramod; Mita, Seiji; Irving, Douglas L.; Collazo, Ramón; Sitar, Zlatko, “Self-compensation in heavily Ge doped AlGaN: A comparison to Si doping.” Applied Physics Letters, 118:042102 (2021).
24. Baby, Ruksana; Mathur, Kavita; DenHartog, Emiel, “Nondestructive Quantitative Evaluation of Yarns and Fabrics and Determination of Contact Area of Fabrics Using the X-ray Microcomputed Tomography System for Skin-Textile Friction Analysis.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13 (3): 4652–4664 (2021).
23. Koohfar, Sanaz; Ozbek, Yasemin; Bland, Hayden; Zhang, Zhan; Kumah, Divine P., “Interface-driven magnetic anisotropy in relaxed La0.7Sr0.3CrO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 heterostructures on MgO.” Journal of Applied Physics, 129:055301 (2021). 
22. Zhang, Zheng; Cao, Da; Huang, Zhengjie; Danilov, Evgeny O.; Chung, Ching-Chang; Sun, Dali; Yang, Ge, “Gamma‐Ray Detection Using Bi‐Poor Cs2AgBiBr6 Double Perovskite Single Crystals.” Advanced Optical Materials, 2001575 (2021). 
21. Nozariasbmarz, Amin; Dycus, J. Houston; Cabral, Matthew J.; Flack, Chloe M.; Krasinski, Jerzy S.; LeBeau, James M.; Vashaee, Daryoosh, “Efficient self-powered wearable electronic systems enabled by microwave processed thermoelectric materials.” Applied Energy, 283:116211 (2021).
20. Abdelhamid, Mostafa; Routh, Evyn L.; Bedair, S. M., “The dependence of the emission from MQWs on the indium content in the underlying InGaN templates: experimental and modeling results.” Semiconductor Science And Technology, 36 (3):035018 (2021). 
19. Peddinti, Bharadwaja S. T.; Morales-Gagnon, Nicolas; Pourdeyhimi, Behnam; Scholle, Frank; Spontak, Richard J.; Ghiladi, Reza A., “Photodynamic Coatings on Polymer Microfibers for Pathogen Inactivation: Effects of Application Method and Composition.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13 (1):155–163 (2021).
18. Hao, Fang; Gao, Yunfei; Liu, Junchen; Dudek, Ryan; Neal, Luke; Wang, Shuang; Liu, Pingle; Li, Fanxing, “Zeolite-assisted core-shell redox catalysts for efficient light olefin production via cyclohexane redox oxidative cracking.” Chemical Engineering Journal, 409:128192 (2021).
17.  Angle, Jonathan W.; Palczewski, Ari D.; Reece, Charles E.; Stevie, Fred A.; Kelley, Michael J., “Advances in secondary ion mass spectrometry for N-doped niobium.” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 39 (2):024004 (2021).
16. Luo, Zhiren; Zhang, Xu A.; Chang, Chih-Hao, “Magnetically responsive polymer nanopillars with nickel cap.” Nanotechnology, 32 (20):205301 (2021).
15. Campbell, Zachary S.; Han, Suyong; Marre, Samuel; Abolhasani, Milad, “Continuous Flow Solar Desorption of CO2 from Aqueous Amines.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9 (6):2570–2579 (2021). 
14. Grimley, Carolyn A.; Funni, Stephen; Green, Christopher; Dickey, Elizabeth C., “A thermal perspective of flash sintering: The effect of AC current ramp rate on microstructure evolution.” Journal Of The European Ceramic Society, 41 (4): 2807-2817 (2021).
13. Yuan, Yue; Zhang, Yuxuan; Bilheux, Hassina; Salmon, Sonja, “Biocatalytic Yarn for Peroxide Decomposition with Controlled Liquid Transport.” Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2002104 (2021). 
12. Shabani, Elnaz; Yancheshme, Amir Azimi; Ronen, Avner; Gorga, Russell E., “Effect of the Spin-Line Temperature Profile on the Translocation of the Solidification Point and Jet Thinning in Unconfined Melt Electrospinning.” ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 3 (1):268–278 (2021). 
11. Cates, Nichole; Einck, Vincent J.; Micklow, Lauren; Morere, Jacobo; Okoroanyanwu, Uzodinma; Watkins, James J., Furst, Stephen, “Roll-to-roll nanoimprint lithography using a seamless cylindrical mold nanopatterned with a high-speed mastering process.” Nanotechnology, 32 (15):155301 (2021). 
10. Duemmler, Kai; Zheng, Ce; Baumier, Cedric; Gentils, Aurelie; Kaoumi, Djamel, “Helium bubble nucleation and growth in alloy HT9 through the use of in situ TEM: Sequential he-implantation and heavy-ion irradiation versus dual-beam irradiation.” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 545:152641 (2021). 
9. Rock, Christopher; Ledford, Christopher; Garcia-Avila, Matias; West, Harvey; Miller, Victoria M.; Pankow, Mark; Dehoff, Ryan; Horn, Tim, “The Influence of Powder Reuse on the Properties of Nickel Super Alloy ATI 718™ in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B (2021). 
8. Bai, Hongxia; Linder, Keith E.; Muddiman, David C., “Three-dimensional (3D) imaging of lipids in skin tissues with infrared matrix-assisted laser desorption electrospray ionization (MALDESI) mass spectrometry.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2021). 
7. Joshi, Pratik; Haque, Ariful; Gupta, Siddharth; Narayan, Roger J.; Narayan, Jagdish, “Synthesis of multifunctional microdiamonds on stainless steel substrates by chemical vapor deposition.” Carbon, 171:739-749 (2021). 
6. Lee, Younghwan; Hsain, H. Alex; Fields, Shelby S.; Jaszewski, Samantha T.; Horgan, Madison D.; Edgington, Patrick G.; Ihlefeld, Jon F.; Parsons, Gregory N.; Jones, Jacob L., “Unexpectedly large remanent polarization of Hf0.5Zr0.5O2 metal–ferroelectric–metal capacitor fabricated without breaking vacuum.” Applied Physics Letters, 118 (1):012903 (2021). 
5. Ghasemi, Masoud; Balar, Nrup; Peng, Zhengxing; Hu, Huawei; Qin, Yunpeng; Kim, Taesoo; Rech, Jeromy J.; Bidwell, Matthew; Mask, Walker; McCulloch, Iain; You, Wei; Amassian, Aram; Risko, Chad; O’Connor, Brendan T.; Ade, Harald, “A molecular interaction–diffusion framework for predicting organic solar cell stability.” Nature Materials (2021). 
4. Uskokovic, Vuk; Abuna, Gabriel; Ferreira, Paulo; Wu, Victoria M.; Gower, Laurie; Pires-de-Souza, Fernanda Carvalho Panzeri; Murata, Ramiro Mendonca; Sinhoreti, Mario Alexandre Coelho; Geraldeli, Saulo, “Synthesis and characterization of nanoparticulate niobium- and zinc-doped bioglass-ceramic/chitosan hybrids for dental applications.” Journal of Sol-gel Science And Technology (2021). 
3. Alsmadi, Zeinab Y.; Murty, K. L, “High-temperature effects on creep-fatigue interaction of the Alloy 709 austenitic stainless steel.” International Journal Of Fatigue, 143:105987 (2021). 
2. Sun, Xiaohang; Bourham, Mohamed; Barrett, Devin G.; McCord, Marian G.; Pal, Lokendra, “Transparent and high barrier plasma functionalized acrylic coated cellulose triacetate films.” Progress In Organic Coatings, 150:105988 (2021). 
1. Haghayeghi, Reza; Timelli, Giulio, “An investigation on primary Si refinement by Sr and Sb additions in a hypereutectic Al-Si alloy.” Materials Letters, 283:128779 (2021).