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MRSEC-SUPPORTED PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS
during the First (2005/2006), Second (2006/2007),
 Third (2007/2008), Fourth (2008/2009) and Fifth (2009/2010) of Six Years

 

Primary MRSEC Support

Bhandari, A., S.J. Hearne, and B.W. Sheldon, “Stress creation during constrained thin film island coalescence”, J. Appl. Phys, 101, 033528, (2007)

A. Bhandari, S.J. Hearne, B.W. Sheldon, and S.K. Soni, “Microstructural origins of saccharin induced stress reduction in electrodeposited Ni”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 156, D279-D282 (2009)

Bhandari, A., S.J. Hearne, B.W. Sheldon, “Competition between tensile and compressive stress creation during constrained thin film island coalescence”, J. Appl. Phys, 101, 033528, (2007)

Biga, F., D.P. Wang, A. Zaslavsky and G.P. Crawford, “Flexible Electrodes Compatible with Standard Photolithography”, IDRC, (2006)

C. J. Boehlert, S. Tamirisakandala, W. A. Curtin, and D. B. Miracle, “Assessment of in-situ TiB whisker tensile strength and optimization of TiB-reinforced titanium alloy design”, Scr. Mater., 61, 245-248 (2009)

Bouvier, S., and A. Needleman, "Effect of the Number and Orientation of Active Slip Systems on Plane Strain Single Crystal Indentation," Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 14, 1105-1125, (2006)

A. Bower, E. Buchovecky and N. Du, “A model of Sn whisker growth by coupled plastic flow and grain boundary diffusion”, Applied Physics Letters, 94(19), 191904, (2009)

E. J. Buchovecky, N. Jadhav, A. F. Bower, and E. Chason, “Finite element modeling of stress evolution in Sn films due to growth of Cu6Sn5 intermetallic compound”, Journal of Electronic Materials, 38, 2676 (2009)

Catoor, D. and K.S. Kumar, “Crack Growth on the Basal Plane in Single Crystal Zinc: Experiments and Computations”, Philos. Mag., 88, 1437-1460, (2008)

Chason, E., ed., “Pb-Free and RoHS-Compliant Materials and Processes for Microelectronics”, MRS Symp. Proc., 993 E, (2007)

Chason, E., N. Jadav, W.L. Chan, L. Reinbold and K.S. Kumar, “Whisker Formation in Sn and Pb-Sn Coatings: Role of Intermetallic Growth, Stress Evolution and Plastic Deformation Processes”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 171901 (2008)

Chng, A. and W.A. Curtin, “Effect of residual stress on fracture in confined thin films: a discrete dislocation study”, Mod. Sim. Matls. Sci. Eng. 16, 015002, (2008).*
*Also published in “IoP Select” (a special collection of journal articles, chosen by IOP Editors based on evidence of Substantial advances or significant breakthroughs; a high degree of novelty; or significant impact on future research)

Chng, A., W.A. Curtin, A.E.O. Tay, and K.E. Lim, “Fracture in Confined Thin Films: a Discrete Dislocation Study”, Acta Mater, 54, 1017-1027 (2006)

Choi, S.T., K.S. Kim, “Nanoscale planar field projections of atomic decohesion and slip in crystalline solids” Part I. A crack-tip cohesive zone, Philosophical Magazine, 87 (12), 1889-1919, (2007)

Ciobanu, C.V., D.T. Tambe and V.B. Shenoy, “First principles calculations of step formation energy and step interactions on TiN(001)”, Surf. Sci. 582, 145-150 (May 2005)

DePablo, J.J. and W.A. Curtin, Multiscale modeling in advanced materials research: Challenges, novel methods, and emerging applications, MRS Bulletin 32, 905-911, (2007)

A. Detor, A. Hodge, E. Chason, M. Wang, H. Xu, M. Conyers, A. Nikroo, A. Hamza, “Residual stress and microstructure of thick Be films”, Acta Mat., 57, 2055 (2009)

L. B. Freund, “Observations on the mechanics of a molecular bond under force”, Statistical Mechanics of Cellular Systems and Processes, ed. by M. H. Zaman, Cambridge University Press, 26-53, (2009)

L. B. Freund, “The stiffness of a biomembrane force probe vesicle”, Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 14, 148-160, (2009)

L. B. Freund, “Characterizing the resistance generated by a molecular bond as it is forcibly separated”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 8818-8823, (2009)

Freund, L.B., “A variational principle governing the generating function for conformations of flexible molecules”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 74, 421-426, (2007)

Freund, L.B., “Nanogratings: breaking up is a grating experience”, Nature Nanotechnology, 2, 537-538, (2007)

Groh, S., S. Olarnirithinun, W.A. Curtin, A. Needleman, V. Deshpande, and E. van der Giessen, “Crack growth from an elastic particle into a ductile matrix”, Phil. Mag., (2008)

R. Gupta and K.S. Kumar, “Effect of Heat Treatment on the Dynamic Deformation Response of a Fe-10Ni-0.1C Steel”, in “9th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behavior of Materials under Dynamic Loading”, EDP sciences, Les Ulis cedex A, France, 2009, pp. 1031-1037

J. B. Hannon, R. M. Tromp, N. V. Medhekar and V. B. Shenoy, “The spontaneous formation and growth of a new polytype on SiC(0001)”,  PHYS REV LETT, 103, 256101, (2009) 

S. Hong, H.B. Chew and K.S. Kim, “Cohesive zone laws for void growth - I. Experimental field projection of crack-tip crazing in glassy polymers”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57(8), 1357-1373, 2009

Kim, K.S., “Nano and Micromechanical Measurement of Interaction Forces Between Solid Surfaces”, Key Engineering Materials, 326, 1-4, (2006)

Krishnamurthy, R., B.W. Sheldon, and J.A. Haynes,  “Stability of Mullite Protective Coatings for Si-Based Ceramics”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88, 1099-1107 (2005)

Krishnamurthy, R., J. Rankin, and B. W. Sheldon, “Oxidation of SiC/Porous Al2O3 Laminated Ceramic Composites”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88, 1549-1557 (2005)

Krishnamurthy, R., J. Rankin, and B.W. Sheldon,  “Effect of Oxidation on Crack Deflection in SiC / Al2O3 Laminated Ceramic Composites”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88,  1362-1365 (2005)

S. Kumar, P. Jain, S. W. Kim, F. Stein and M. Palm, “An In-situ Electron Microscopy Study of Microstructural Evolution in a Co-NbCo2 Binary Alloy”, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1128, 493-498, (2009) (International)

Kumar, K.S. and W.A. Curtin, “Crack Interaction with Microstructure: Experiments and Modeling”, Materials Today, 10 (9), 34-44, (2007)

Kumar, H., W. A. Curtin, and C. L. Briant, “Mechanical Modeling of Complex Microstructures”, Mechanics of Materials (2006)

Kumar, S., L. Rheinbold and E. Chason, “Plastic Deformation Processes in Cu/Sn Bimetallic Films Related to Whisker Formation," Journal of Materials Research, 28, (11), 2916{2934, (2008)

Q. Li and K.S. Kim, “Micromechanics of rough surface adhesion: a homogenized projection method”, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, 22, 2009

Li, Q., K.S. Kim, A. Rydberg, “Lateral Force Calibration of an AFM with a Diamagnetic-Levitation Spring System”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 77(6), 065105, (2006)

Li, Q., K.S. Kim, “Micromechanics of friction: effects of nanometre-scale roughness,” Proceedings of the Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences,   464 2093, 1319-1343, (2008)

Lin, Y. and L. B. Freund, “A lower bound on receptor density for stable cell adhesion due to thermal undulations”, Journal of Materials Science, 42, 8904-8910, (2007)

Lin, Y. and L. B. Freund, “Forced detachment of a vesicle in adhesive contact with a substrate”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, 1927-1938, (2007)

Lynch, C., E. Chason, and R. J. Beresford,  “Enhanced Strain Relaxation Rate of InGaAs by Adatom-Assisted Dislocation Kink Nucleation”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 1166 (2005)

Lynch, C., E. Chason, R. Beresford, L.B. Freund, K. Tetz, and K.W. Schwarz, “Limits of Strain Relaxation in InGaAs/GaAs Probed in Real Time by In Situ Wafer Curvature Measurement”, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 073532 (2005)

Lynch, C., E. Chason, R. Beresford, “Mobile dislocation density and strain relaxation rate during InGaxAs1-x/GaAs heteroepitaxy”, J. Appl. Phys., 100, 013525, (2006)

N. V. Medhekar, V. Hegadekatte and V. B. Shenoy, “Composition maps in coherent and dislocated alloy nanocrystals”, SOLID STATE COMMUNICATIONS, 149, 1395-1402, (2009)

N.V. Medhekar,  W. L. Chan, V.B. Shenoy and E. Chason, “Stress-enhanced Pattern Formation on Surfaces during Low-Energy Ion-Bombardment”,  J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 21, 224021 (2009)

Medhekar, N.V., V.B. Shenoy, J.B. Hannon and R. M. Tromp, “Self assembling surface stress domains far from equilibrium”, APPL PHYS LETT, 91, Art. No. 253101, (2007)

Medhekar, N.V., V.B. Shenoy, J.B. Hannon and R.M. Tromp, “Metastability in 2D self-assembling systems”, PHYS REV LETT, 99,Art. No. 156102, (2007)
Medhekar, N.V., V. Hegadekatte and V.B. Shenoy, “Composition maps in self assembled alloy quantum dots”, Phys Rev Lett, 100, 106104, (2008)
Medhekar, N.V. and V. B. Shenoy, “Shape dynamics in anisotropically strained two-dimensional self-assembling systems”, J Appl Phys, 103, 063523, (2008)
Nicola, L., A.F. Bower, K.S. Kim, A. Needleman, E. Van der Giessen, “Surface versus bulk nucleation of dislocations during contact”, Journal of the Mechanics of Physics and Solids, 55 (6), 1120-1144, (Jun 2007)

Nicola, L., Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, E. Van der Giessen and A. Needleman, "Plastic Deformation of Freestanding Thin Films: Experiments and  Modeling," J. Mech.& Phys .Solids, 54, 2089-2110, (2006)

Nicola, L., A.F. Bower, K.S. Kim, et al., “Multi-asperity contact: A comparison between discrete dislocation and crystal plasticity predictions”, Philosophical Magazine88 30-32, 3713-3729, (2008)
Ramanarayan, H., N.V. Medhekar and V.B. Shenoy, “Microstructural evolution in strained heteroepitaxial multilayers”, Appl Phys Lett, 92, 173107, (2008)
Ramasubramaniam a., N. V. Medhekar and V. B. Shenoy, “Substrate induced magnetism in epitaxial graphene buffer layers”, NANOTECHNOLOGY, 20, 275705, (2009)

Ramasubramaniam, A. and V.B. Shenoy,  “A spectral method for the non-conserved surface evolution of nanocrystalline gratings below the roughening transition”, J Appl. Phys.  97, 114312 (JUNE 15 2005)

Ramasubramaniam, A. and V.B. Shenoy,  “On the evolution of faceted grain-boundary grooves by surface diffusion”, Acta Materialia 53, 2943-2956 (JUNE 2005)

Ramasubramaniam, A. and V.B. Shenoy, “Growth and ordering of SiGe quantum dots on strain patterned substrates”, ASME, J. Eng. Mat.& Tech. 127, 435-443, (OCT 2005)

L. Reinbold, N. Jadhav, E. Chason and K.S. Kumar, “Relation of Sn whisker formation to intermetallic growth: Results from a novel Sn-Cu “bimetal ledge specimen”, Journal of Materials Research, 24(12), 3583-3589 (2009)

Reinbold, L.,  E. Chason, N. Jadhav, V. Kelly, P. Holmes, J.W. Shin, W.L. Chan, K.S. Kumar, G. Barr, “Degradation in Sn films due to whisker formation”, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 887, 197, (2006)

Sheldon, B.W., A. Bhandari, A.F. Bower, S. Raghavan, X. Weng, J.M Redwing, “Steady-state tensile stresses during the growth of polycrystalline films” Acta. Mater. 55, 4973-82, (2007)

Sheldon, B.W., A. Rajamani, A. Bhandari, E. Chason, S.K. Hong, and R. Beresford, “Competition  between tensile and compressive stress mechanisms during Volmer-Weber growth of aluminum nitride films”, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 043509 (2005)

Shenoy, V.B., C.D. Reddy, A. Ramasubramaniam and Y.W. Zhang, “Edge stress induced warping of graphene sheets and nanoribbons”, Phys Rev Lett, 101, 245501, (2008)

J. W. Shin, E. Chason, “Compressive stress generation in Sn thin films and the role of grain boundary diffusion”,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 056102 (2009)

J. W. Shin, E. Chason, “Stress behavior of electroplated Sn films during thermal cycling”, Journal of Materials Research, 24, (2009)

Shin, J.W., A. Standley, E. Chason, “Free Standing Thin Films for Large Area Single Crystal Substrates”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 261909, (2007)

F. Stein, M. Palm, G. Frommeyer, P. Jain, K.S. Kumar, L. Siggelkow, D. Gruner, G. Kreiner and A. Leineweber, “Microstructural Investigations of the Unusual Deformation Behavior of Nb2Co7”, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1128, 457-462, (2009) (International)

Tello, J., A.F. Bower, E. Chason, B.W. Sheldon, “A kinetic model of stress evolution during coalescence and growth of polycrystalline thin films”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 216104, (2007)

Tello, J., and A.F. Bower, "Numerical Simulations of Stress Generation and Evolution in Volmer Weber Thin Films,"   Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, (8), 2727-2747(2008)

Wallin, M., W.A. Curtin, M. Ristinmaa, and A. Needleman, “Multiscale plasticity modeling: coupled discrete dislocation and continuum crystal plasticity”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 56, 3167-3180 (2008)

Wang, G.H., D.T. Tambe, A. Zaslavsky, and V.B. Shenoy, "Resonant magnetotunneling spectroscopy of strained elliptical Si/SiGe quantum dots",  Phys. Rev. B 73, 115319 (2006)

D. K. Ward, D. Farkas, J. Lian, W. A. Curtin, J. Wang, K-S Kim, and Y. Qi, “Engineering size-scaling of plastic deformation in Nanoscale asperities”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 24, 9580-9585 (2009)

Y. Wei, H. Gao and A. F. Bower, “Numerical simulations of crack deflection at a twist-misoriented grain boundary between two ideally brittle crystals”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57, 1865–1879, 2009

Wei, Y.J., A.F. Bower and H. Gao, “Enhanced strain-rate sensitivity in f.c.c. nanocrystals due to grain-boundary diffusion and sliding”, Acta Materialia, 56, 1741-1752, (2008)

Wei, Y.J., A.F. Bower and H. Gao, “Recoverable creep deformation and transient local stress concentration due to heterogeneous grain-boundary diffusion and sliding in polycrystalline solids”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 1460-1483, (2008)

Wei, Y.J., A.F. Bower and H. Gao, "Recoverable creep deformation due to heterogeneous grain-boundary diffusion and sliding”, Scripta Materialia, 57, 933-936, (2007)

Wei, Y.J. and H. Gao, “An elastic-viscoplastic model of deformation in nanocrystalline metals based on coupled mechanisms in grain boundaries and grain interiors”, Materials Science And Engineering A, 478 (1-2), 16-25, (2008)

Yaglioglu, B.,  H.Y. Yeom, and D.C. Paine, “A Study of amorphous and crystalline phases in In2­O3-10wt%ZnO Thin films deposited by DC magnetron Sputtering”, Thin Solid Films, 496, 89-94, (2006)

Yaglioglu, B.,  H.Y. Yeom, R. Beresford, and D. C. Paine, “High-mobility amorphous In2O3–10 wt % ZnO thin film transistors”, Applied Physics Letters, 89, 062103, (2006)

Yu, H.H., P. Shrotriya, Y.F. Gao, K.S. Kim, “Micro-plasticity of surface steps under adhesive contact: Part I - Surface yielding controlled by single-dislocation nucleation”, Journal of the Mechanics of Physics and Solids, 55 (3), 489-516, (2007)

 

Partial MRSEC Support

Alipour-Assiabi, E., G. Li, T. R. Powers, and J. X. Tang, “Fluctuation analysis of Caulobacter crescentus adhesion”, Biophys. J., 90, 2206-2212 (2006)

Balint, D.S., V.S. Deshpande, A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "A Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Analysis of Grain-Size Strengthening," Materials Science and Engineering A, 400-401, 186-190 (2005)

Balint, D.S., V.S. Deshpande, A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "Size Effects in Uniaxial Deformation of Single and Polycrystals: A Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Analysis," Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 14, 409-422 (2006)

Balint, D.S., V.S. Deshpande, A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Analysis of the Wedge Indentation of Films", J. Mech. & Phys.Solids, 54, 2281-2303, (2006)

Benzerga, A.A., Y. Bréchet, A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "The Stored Energy of Cold Work: Predictions from Discrete Dislocation Plasticity," Acta Materialia, 53, 4765-4779 (2005)

Beresford, R. and J. M. Xu, Response to "Comment on 'A growth pathway for highly ordered quantum dot arrays' ", Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 206101-206102 (2005)

E. M. Byrne, M. A. McCarthy, Z. Xia, and W. A. Curtin, “Multiwall nanotubes can be stronger than single wall nanotubes and implications for nanocomposite design”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, #045502 (2009)

H.B. Chew, S. Hong and K.S. Kim, “Cohesive zone laws for void growth - II. Numerical field projection of elasto-plastic fracture processes with vapor pressure”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57(8), 1374-1390, 2009.

Curtin, W.A., D. Olmsted, and L.G. Hector, “A predictive mechanism for dynamic strain aging in Al-Mg”, Nature Materials, 5, 875-880, (2006)

D.M. Dean, and J.R. Morgan, “Fibroblast Elongation and Dendritic Extensions in
Constrained Versus Unconstrained Microtissues”, Cell Motility and the
Cytoskeleton, 66, 129-141, (2009)

Dean, D.M., A.P. Napolitano, J.Youssef, J.R. Morgan, Rods, Tori and Honeycombs, “The Directed Self-Assembly of Microtissues With Prescribed Microscale Geometries”, FASEB J., 21, 4005-4012, (2007)

Dean, D.M., and J.R. Morgan, “Cytoskeletal-Mediated Tension Modulates the Directed Self-assembly of Microtissues”, Tissue Eng., 14, 1989-1997, (2008)

Deshpande, V.S., A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Analysis of Single Slip Tension”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 400-401, 154-157 (2005)

Deshpande, V.S., A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "Plasticity Size Effects in Tension and Compression of Single Crystals”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 53, 2661-2691 (2005)

Deshpande, V.S., A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "Discrete Dislocation Modeling of Contact and Friction", Dislocations in Solids (eds. F.R.N. Nabarro and J.P. Hirth), 13, Article 71 (2007)

Deshpande, V.S., D.S. Balint, A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen,  "Size Effects in Single Asperity Frictional Contacts," Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 15, S97-S108, (2007)

Ditkowski, A., A. Bhandari, and B.W. Sheldon, “Computing Derivatives of Noisy Signals Using Orthogonal Functions Expansions”, J. of Scientific Computing, 36, 333-349 (2008)

Freund, L.B., and S. Suresh, Thin Film Materials (in Chinese), World Scientific Press, 2006, 628 pages

Gao, H., W. Shi and L.B. Freund, “Mechanics of receptor-mediated endocytosis”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102, 9469-9474 (2005)

Gao, Y.F., H.H. Yu, K.S. Kim, “Micro-plasticity of surface steps under adhesive contact: Part II - Multiple-dislocation mediated contact hardening,” Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56 9, 2759-2772, (2008)

Gill, V., P.R. Guduru, and B.W. Sheldon, “Electric field induced surface diffusion and micro/nano-scale island growth”, Int. J. Solids and Structures 45, 943-958 (2008)

Guo, W., R.S. Guico, R. Beresford, and J.M. Xu, “Growth of Highly Ordered Relaxed InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots on Non-lithographically Patterned Substrates by Molecular Beam Epitaxy”, J. Crystal Growth 287, 509 (2006)

J H. Haft-Baradaran, H. J. Gao, and W. A. Curtin, “A surface locking instability for atomic intercalation into a solid electrode”, App. Phys. Lett. 96, art #091909 (2010).

Jarrell, J.D., T.E. Eun, M. Samale, C. Briant, B.W. Sheldon, J. Rankin, and J.R. Morgan, “Metal oxide coated (MOC) cell culture arrays for rapid biological screening”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res, 83, 853-860, (2007)

S.Y. Kwon, C.V. Ciobanu, V. Petrova, V.B. Shenoy, J. Bareno, V. Gambin, I. Petrov, and S. Kodambaka, “Growth of semiconducting graphene on palladium”, NANO LETTES, 9, 3985-3990, (2009)

X. Li, Y. Wei, W. Yang and H. Gao, “Competing grain-boundary- and dislocation-mediated mechanisms in plastic strain recovery in nanocrystalline aluminum”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and the United States of America, 106, 16108-16113, 2009 ( International)

Li, H.,  B.W. Sheldon, A. Kothari, Z. Ban, and B.L. Walden, “Stress evolution in nanocrystalline diamond films produced by chemical vapor deposition”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 094309, (2006)

Li, G., L.K. Tam, and J.X. Tang, “Amplified effect of Brownian motion in bacterial near-surface swimming”, PNAS, 105, 18355-18359, (2008)

Liu, Y., E. Van der Giessen and A. Needleman, "An Analysis of Dislocation Nucleation Near a Free Surface",  Intern. J.  Solids and Structures, 44, 1719-1732, (2007)

Lou J and K.S. Kim, “Effects of interfaces on nano-friction of vertically aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube arrays,” Materials Science and Engineering A-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing   Vol. 483, Sp. Iss. SI, pp. 664-667, (2008)

Lynch, C., E. Chason, R. Beresford, L.B. Freund, K. Tetz and K. W. Schwarz, “Limits of strain relaxation in InGaAs/GaAs probed in real-time by in situ wafer curvature measurement”, Journal of Applied Physics 98, article 073532 (2005)

Mandowara, S. and B.W. Sheldon, “Compositional Stresses in Polycrystalline Ceria Films”, Electro-chemical Society Transactions, 11 (33), 191-196 (2008)

Morin, N.A., P.W. Oakes, Y-M Hyun, D. Lee, E.Y. Chin, M.R. King, T.A. Springer, M. Shimaoka, J.X. Tang, J.S. Reichner, M. Kim, “Nonmuscle myosin heavy chain IIA mediates integrin LFA-1 de-adhesion  during T lymphocyte migration”, J. Exp. Medicine, 205, 195-205, (2008)

Napolitano, A.P., P. Chai, D.M. Dean, J.R. Morgan, “Dynamics of the Self-Assembly of Complex Cellular Aggregates on Micro-Molded Non-Adhesive Hydrogels”, Tissue Engineering, 13(8), 2087-2094, (2007)

Napolitano, A.P., D.M. Dean, A.J. Man, J. Youssef, D.N. Ho, R.P. Rago, M.P. Lech, J.R. Morgan, “Scaffold-free 3-Dimensional Cell Culture Utilizing Micro-Molded Non-Adhesive Hydrogels”, BioTechniques, 43, 494-500, (2007)

Needleman, A., E. Van der Giessen and V.S. Deshpande, "Statistical Aspects of Discrete Dislocation Plasticity”, Scripta Materialia, 54, 729-733 (2006)

Q.X. Pei, Y. W. Zhang and V. B. Shenoy, “A molecular dynamics study of the mechanical properties of hydrogen functionalized grapheme”, CARBON, 48, 898-904, (2010)

Qi, Y., B.W. Sheldon, H. Guo, X. Xiao, and A.K. Kothari, “The impact of surface chemistry on grain boundary induced intrinsic stress evolution during polycrystalline thin film growth”, Phys. Rev. Letters, 102, 056101 (2009)

Qu, S., V. Shastry, W.A. Curtin, and R.E. Miller, “A finite-temperature dynamic coupled atomistic/discrete dislocation method”, Mod. Sim. Matls. Sci. Eng. 13, 1101 (2005)

Rago, A., A.P. Napolitano, J.R. Morgan, “Miniaturization of an Anoikis Assay Using Non-Adhesive Micromolded Hydrogels”, Cytotechnology, 56, 81-90, (2008)

Rago, A.P., D.M. Dean, and J.R. Morgan, “Controlling Cell Position in Complex Heterotypic 3D Microtissues By Tissue Fusion”, Biotech. and Bioeng., 102, 1231-1241, (2009)

Rago, A.P., P. Chai, and J.R. Morgan, “Encapsulated Arrays of Self-Assembled
Micro-tissues: An Alternative to Spherical Microcapsules”, Tissue Eng., 15, 387-395, (2009)

C. D. Reddy, A. Ramasubramaniam, V. B. Shenoy, and Y.-W. Zhang, “Edge elastic properties of defect-free single-layer graphene sheets”, APPL PHYS LETT, 94, 101904, (2009)

Shenoy, V.B., D.T. Tambe, A. Prasad and J.A. Theriot, “A kinematic description of the trajectories of Listeria Monocytogenes propelled by actin comet tails”, PROC. NAT. ACAD. SCI. USA, 104, 8229-8234, (2007)

Shenoy, V.B. and L.B. Freund, “Growth and shape stability of a biological membrane adhesion complex in the diffusion mediated regime”, Proc.. Nat.. Acad. Sci.. 102 (9), 3213-3218 (MARCH 2005)

Soare, M. and W.A. Curtin, “A rate theory for dynamic strain aging in metals: I. Single strengthening mechanism”, Acta Mater., 56, 4091-4101 (2008)

Soare, M. and W.A. Curtin, “A rate theory for dynamic strain aging in metals: II. Mobile and Forest dislocation strengthening”, Acta Mater., 56, 4046-4061 (2008)

S. K. Soni, D. Samelor, B. W. Sheldon, C. Vahlas, and A. N. Gleizes, “Residual Stress Mechanisms in Aluminium Oxide Films Grown by MOCVD”,  Electrochemical Society Transactions, 25(8), 1309-1315 (2009) (International)

Sousa, M.E., D.J. Broer, C.W.M. Bastiaansen, L.B. Freund and G.P. Crawford, “Isotropic “islands” in a cholesteric “sea”: patterned thermal expansion for responsive surface topologies”, Advanced Materials, 18, 1842–1845, (2006)

Srigiriraju, S.V., and T.R. Powers, “Continuum model for polymorphism of bacterial flagella”, Physical Review Letters 94, 248101 (2005)

Srigiriraju, S.V., and T.R. Powers, “Model for polymorphic transitions in bacterial flagella”, Physical Review E 73, 011902 (2006)

Tambe, D.T., C.V. Ciobanu and V.B. Shenoy, “Self-assembly of steps and vacancy lines during the early stages of Ge/Si(001) heteroepitaxy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 251908  (DEC 2005)

Tsang, P.H.,  G. Li, Y. V. Brun, L. B. Freund and J. X. Tang, “Adhesion of single bacterial cells in the micronewton range”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, 5764-5768, (2006)

Viamontes, J., P.W. Oakes, and J.X. Tang, “Isotropic to nematic liquid crystalline phase transition of F-actin varies from continuous to first order”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 118103, (2006)

Wang, D.P, F.Y. Biga, A., Zaslavsky, and G.P.Crawford, Journal of Applied Physics 98, 086107(2005)

Wang, D.P.,  F.Y. Biga, A. Zaslavsky, and G.P. Crawford, "Robust metallic interconnects for flexible electronics and bioelectronics", in: S. Luryi, J. M. Xu, and A. Zaslavsky, eds., Future Trends in Microelectronics: Up the Nano Creek, New York: Wiley, 2007, 314-322 , 2007

Wang, D.P., F.Y. Biga, A. Zaslavsky and G.P. Crawford, “Flexible metal interconnect technology for display Applications”, USDC Flexible Display Conference, February 2007

Wang J., P. Shrotriya & K.S. Kim, “Surface Residual Stress Measurement Using Curvature Interferometry,” Experimental Mechanics, 46, 39-46 (2006)

Widjaja, A., A. Needleman and E. Van der Giessen, "The Effect of Indenter Shape on Sub-Micron Indentation According to Discrete Dislocation Plasticity", Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 15, S121-S131, (2007)

Widjaja, A., E. Van der Giessen, V.S. Deshpande and  A. Needleman, "Contact Area and Size Effects in Discrete Dislocation Modeling of Wedge Indentation", J. Mater.Res., 22, 655-663, (2007)

Xiao, Y., V.B. Shenoy and K. Bhattacharya, “Depletion layers and domain walls in semiconducting ferroelectric thin films”,  Phys. Rev. Lett.  95, 247603  (DEC 2005)

Yaglioglu, B., Y.J. Huang,  H.Y. Yeom, and D.C. Paine, “A Study of amorphous and crystalline phases in In2­O3-10wt%ZnO Thin films deposited by DC magnetron Sputtering”  Thin Solid Films, 496 (1), 89-94(2005)

Yaglioglu, B., H. Y. Yeom,  D.C. Paine, “Crystallization of amorphous In2O3-10 wt % ZnO thin films annealed in air”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 (26): Art. No. 261908 (JUN 27 2005)

J. A. Yasi, T. Nogaret, D.R. Trinkle, and W. A. Curtin, “Basal and prism dislocation cores in magnesium: comparison of first-principles and embedded-atom-potential method predictions”, Mod. Sim. Matls. Sci. Eng., 17, #055012 (2009).

 

Shared Facilities

Alur, A.P., N. Chollacoop and K.S. Kumar, “Creep Effects on Crack Growth in a Mo-Si-B Alloy”, Acta Mater., 55, 961-974, (2007)

Alur A.P., and K.S. Kumar, “Monotonic and Cyclic Crack Growth Response of a Mo-Si-B Alloy”, Acta Mater., 54, 385 (2006)

S. Bhatia and B.W. Sheldon, “Compositional stresses and diffusion in polycrystalline titania films”, J. Am. Ceram Soc., 91, 3986-3993 (2008)

Biga, F.Y., J. McMurdy, and G. P. Crawford, “Medical Displays,” Liquid Crystals: Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering, edited by S. Woltman, G. D. Jay and G. P. Crawford (World Scientific, Singapore, 2007)

A. Bower, D. Cipoletti, Y. Qi and P. E. Krajewski, “The influence of heterogeneity in grain boundary sliding resistance on the constitutive behavior of AA5083 during high-temperature deformation," Materials Science and Engineering A, 504, (1-2) 175-182, (2009)

Bower, A. and S. Shankar, "Numerical simulations of void nucleation, growth and evolution in interconnects”,  Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 15, 923-940, (2007)*

*Also published in “IoP Select” (a special collection of journal articles, chosen by IOP Editors based on evidence of Substantial advances or significant breakthroughs; a high degree of novelty; or significant impact on future research)

Bower, A., P. Zavattieri and L. Hector, "Determination of the effective mode-I toughness of a sinusoidal interface between two elastic solids”, International Journal of Fracture, 145 (3) 167-180, (2007)

Bower, A., S. Agarwal, P.E. Krajewski, C.L. Briant and E. Taleff, "Experimental validation of a two-dimensional finite element method for simulating constitutive response of polycrystals during high temperature deformation”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 16 (2), 170-178, (2007)

Bower, A., A. Callan-Jones, R. Pelcovits and R.B. Meyer, "Unwinding of a strained cholesteric elastomer by disclination loop nucleation”, Physical Review, E 75(1), 011701, (2007)

Bower, A., S. Xia, Y.F. Gao, K.S. Kim, L. Lev and Y.T. Cheng, "Delamination mechanism maps for a strong elastic coating on an elastic-plastic substrate subjected to contact loading”, Int J. Solids Structures44, 3685-3699, (2007)

Bower, A.F., and J.H. Weiner, “The role of monomer packing fraction in rubber elasticity", J. Chem. Phys, 125, (9) 096101-2, (2006)

Chan, C., G.Crawford, Yuming Gao, Robert Hurt, Kengqing Jian, Hao Li, B. W. Sheldon, Matthew Sousa, and Nancy Yang, “Liquid Crystal Engineering of Carbon Nanofibers and Nanotubes”, Carbon 43, 2431-2440 (2005)

Clifton, R.J., Jia, X., Jiao, T., Bull, C. and Hahn, M.S., “Viscoelastic Response of Vocal Fold Tissues and Scaffolds at High Frequencies”, Mechanics of Biological Tissue Proceedings of IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of Biological Tissues held in Graz, Austria in July, 2004, Gerhard A. Holzapfel and Ray W. Ogden (Eds.), Springer, 2006, pp. 445-455

Dewald, M.P. and W. A. Curtin, Multiscale Modeling of Dislocation/Grain-Boundary Interactions: I. Edge Dislocations Impinging on S11 (113) Tilt Boundary in Al, Mod. Sim. Matls. Sci. Eng. 15, S193-S215, (2007)

Dewald, M.P. and W. A. Curtin, “Multiscale Modeling of Dislocation/Grain-Boundary Interactions: II. Screw Dislocations Impinging on Tilt Boundaries in Al”, Phil. Mag. 87, 4615-4641, (2007)

N. Du, A. F. Bower, P. E. Krajewski and E. M. Taleff, "The influence of a threshold stress for grain boundary sliding on constitutive response of polycrystalline Al during high temperature deformation”, Materials Science and Engineering, 494 (1-2), 86{81, (2008)

H. C. Fu, V. B. Shenoy and T. R. Powers, “Role of slip between probe particle and a gel in microrheology”, Phys Rev E, 78, 061503, (2008)

Gaidarzhy, A., M. Imboden, P. Mohanty, J. Rankin, and B.W. Sheldon, “High quality factor gigahertz frequencies in nanomechanical diamond resonators”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 203503, (2007)

Gao, Y.F., A.F. Bower, K.S. Kim, L. Lev and Y.T. Cheng, "The behavior of an elastic-perfectly plastic sinusoidal surface under contact loading",  Wear, 261 (2) 145-154, (2006)

Imboden, M., P. Mohanty, A. Gaidarzhy, J. Rankin, and B.W. Sheldon, “Scaling of dissipation in megahertz-range micromechanical diamond oscillators”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 173502, (2007)

Jain, P. and K.S. Kumar, “High-Temperature Mechanical Behavior of a Mo-Si-B Solid Solution Alloy”, in Advanced Intermetallic-Based Alloys, edited by Jörg Wiezorek, Chong Long Fu, Masao Takeyama, David Morris, and Helmut Clemens (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 980, Warrendale, PA, 2007), 0980-II06-03

Jain, P., A.P. Alur and K.S. Kumar, “High-Temperature Compressive Flow Behavior of a Mo-Si-B Solid Solution Alloy”, Scripta Mater, 54, 13 (2006)

Jian, K.,  R. H. Hurt, B. W. Sheldon, and G. P. Crawford, “Visualization of Liquid Crystal Director Fields within Carbon Nanotube Cavities”, Appl. Phys Lett. 88, 163110, (2006)

Kazazis, D.,  A. Zaslavsky, E. Tutuc, N. A. Bojarczuk, and S. Guha, "Negative differential resistance in ultrathin Ge-on-insulator FETs", Semicond. Sci. Technol. 22, S1, (2007)

A. Kothari, E. Konca, B.W. Sheldon, K. Jian, Z. Xia, W. Ni, H. Li, Z. Xia, and R. Hurt, “Mechanical behavior of anodic alumina coatings reinforced with carbon nanofibers”, Journal of Materials Science, 44, 6020–6027 (2009)

A.K. Kothari, K.Jian, J.Rankin, and B.W. Sheldon, “Comparison between carbon nanotube and carbon nanofiber reinforcements in amorphous silicon nitride coatings”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 91, 2743-2746 (2008)

Kumar, K.S. and A.P. Alur, “Deformation Behavior of a Two-Phase Mo-Si-B Alloy”, Intermetallics, 15, 687-693, (2007)

Kumar, K.S. and A.P. Alur, “Crack Growth Behavior in a Two-Phase Mo-Si-B Alloy”, in Advanced Intermetallic-Based Alloys, edited by Jörg Wiezorek, Chong Long Fu, Masao Takeyama, David Morris, and Helmut Clemens (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 980, Warrendale, PA, 2007), 0980-II06-01

Li, H., A. Kothari, and B. W. Sheldon, “Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube and Silicon Carbide Nanofibers as Composite Reinforcing Materials”, Ceram Engin Science Proc, 27, 41-48, (2006)

Q. Li, L.K. Tam, and J. X. Tang, “Amplified effect of Brownian motion in bacterial near-surface swimming”,  PNAS, 105, 18355-18359, (2008)

J. Lou, K.-S. Kim, “Effects of interfaces on nano-friction of vertically aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube arrays,” Materials Science and Engineering A-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing, 483 SI, 664-667, (2008)

N. V. Medhekar, V. B. Shenoy, W. L. Chan and E. Chason, “Stress-enhanced pattern formation on surfaces during low-energy ion bombardment”, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: Condensed Matter, 21, 224021, (2009)

Moser, B.,  T. Hanlon, K.S. Kumar and S. Suresh,  “Cyclic Strain Hardening of Nanocrystalline Nickel”, Scripta Mater, 54, 1151 (2006)

Olmsted, D.L., Hector, L.G. Jr., Curtin, W.A. and Clifton, R.J. “Atomistic simulations of dislocation mobility in Al, Ni and Al/Mg alloys”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 13, 2005, 371-388

Park, S.M., H. Li, B. Sheldon, and H. Du, “Fabrication of a composite structure of three-dimensional macroporous silica and carbon nanofilaments”,  J. Mater. Res. 20, 2498-2502 (2005)

Perepezko, J.H.,  R. Sakidja and K.S. Kumar, “Mo-Si-B Alloys for Ultra-High Temperature Applications”, a chapter in the book Advanced Structural Materials:  Properties, Design Optimization and Applications, Edited by: W.O. Soboyejo and T.S. Srivatsan, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 437-473, (2007)

Perkins, B.R., D. P. Wang, D. Soltman, A. J. Yin, J. M. Xu, and A. Zaslavsky, "Differential current amplification in three-terminal Y-junction carbon nanotube devices", Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 123504 (2005)

A. Ramasubramaniam and V. B. Shenoy, “Kinetic composition locking on faceted alloy surfaces”, ACTA MATERIALIA, 57, 196-201, (2009)

A. Ramasubramaniam and V. B. Shenoy, “Kinetic composition locking on faceted alloy surfaces”, Acta Materialia, 57, 196-201, (2009)
A. Ramasubramaniam and V. B. Shenoy, “Dynamics of nanoscale ripple relaxation on alloy surfaces”, Phys Rev E, 77, 021601, (2008) 
Shenoy, V.B., W.L. Chan and E. Chason, “Compositionally modulated ripples induced by the sputtering of alloy surfaces”, PHYS REV LETT, 98, Art. No. 256101, (2007)

Wang, D.P., F. Y. Biga, A. Zaslavsky, and G. P. Crawford, “Robust Metallic Interconnects for Flexible Electronics and Bioelectronics ,” Future Trends in Microelectronics: Up the Nano Creek, edited by S. Luryi, J. Xu and A. Zaslavsky (Wiley, New Jersey, 2007)

Wang, D.P., B.R. Perkins, A.J. Yin, A. Zaslavsky, J.M. Xu, R. Beresford, and G. L. Snider, “Carbon Nanotube Gated Lateral Resonant Tunneling Field-Effect Transistor”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 152102 (2005)

Wang, D.P., Frederick Y. Biga, A. Zaslavsky, and G. P. Crawford, "Electrical resistance of island-containing thin metal interconnects on polymer substrates under high strain", J. Appl. Phys. 98, 086107 (2005)

Wang, D. P.,  D. E. Feldman, B. R. Perkins, A. J. Yin, G. H. Wang, J. M. Xu, and A. Zaslavsky, "Hopping conduction in individual multiwalled carbon nanotubes", Solid State Communications 142, 287, (2007)

Warner, D., W. A. Curtin, and S. Qu, “Rate dependence of crack tip processes predicts twinning trends in fcc metals”, Nature Materials 6, 876-881, (2007)

S. Xia, Y. Qi, T. Perry and K.-S. Kim, “Strength characterization of Al/Si interfaces: A hybrid method of nanoindentation and finite element analysis,” Acta Materialia, 57, 3, 695-707, (2009)

 X. Xiao, B.W. Sheldon, E. Konca, L. Lev, and M.J. Lukitsch, “The failure mechanism of chromium as the interlayer to enhance the adhesion of nanocrystalline diamond coatings on cemented carbide”, Diamond and Related Materials, 18, 1114-17 (2009)

X. Xiao, B.W. Sheldon, Y. Qi, and A.K. Kothari, “Intrinsic stress evolution in nanocrystalline diamond thin films with deposition temperature”, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 131908 (2008)

 X. Xiao, Y.-T. Cheng, B.W. Sheldon, and J. Rankin, “Condensed water on superhydrophobic carbon films”, J. Mater. Res., 23, 2174-2178 (2008).

Yan, A., X. Xiao, I. Kulaots, B.W. Sheldon, and R.H. Hurt, “Controlling water contact angle on carbon surfaces from 5o to 167o “, Carbon (Letters) 44, 3116-3120, (2006)

L. Yang, B.W. Sheldon, and T.J. Webster, “Orthopedic Diamond Coatings: Control of Surface Properties and Their Impact on Osteoblast Adhesion and Proliferation”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A, 91A, 548-556 (2009)

L. Yang, B.W. Sheldon, and T.J. Webster, “The impact of diamond nano-topography on osteoblast functions”, Biomaterials, 30, 3458-65 (2009)

F. Zhang, A.F. Bower, R. Mishra and K. Boyle, "Numerical simulations of necking during tensile deformation of aluminum single crystals”, International Journal of Plasticity, 25 (1), 49{69 (2008)

F. Zhang and W. A. Curtin, “Atomistically-informed solute drag in Al/Mg”, Mod. Sim. Mat. Sci. Eng., 16, Art. # 055006, (2008)

Zavattieri, P.D., L.G. Hector and A.F. Bower, “Cohesive zone simulations of crack growth along a rough interface between two elastic-plastic solids”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75 (15), 4309-4332, (2008)

P. Zavattieri, L. Hector and A.F. Bower, "Cohesive zone simulations of crack growth along a rough interface between two elastic-plastic solids”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75, (15), 4309{4332 (2008)

Patents

U.S.Pat-7,543,791. Kyung-Suk Kim and Allan Rydberg, “Tunable inverse pendulum vibration isolation system,” United States Patent, Patent Number 7,543,791: issued on June 9, 2009.

Chai, P.,  E. Mathiowitz, J.R. Morgan, A.P. Napolitano “Encapsulated, Aggregated Live Cells”. Filed May 2, 2006

Morgan, J.R. and Napolitano, A. P. “Cell Aggregation Device and Method”.  Filed January 24, 2006