Undergraduate Student Publications

The following publications have been co-authored by MSE undergraduate students:

C. Francisco Buitrago, James F. Pressly,  Anita S. Yang, Peter A. Gordon, Robert A. Riggleman, Bharath Natarajan and Karen I. Winey. Soft Matter, 2020, Advance Article. Creep attenuation in glassy polymer nanocomposites with variable polymer–nanoparticle interactions.

Lu Yan, Lauren Hoang, and Karen I. Winey. Macromolecules 2020 53 (5), 1777-1784. Ionomers from Step-Growth Polymerization: Highly Ordered Ionic Aggregates and Ion Conduction
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02220

Zhifeng Zhang, Xingdu Qiao, Bikashkali Midya, Kevin Liu, Jingbo Sun, Tianwei Wu, Wenjing Liu, Ritesh Agarwal, Josep Miquel Jornet, Stefano Longhi, Natalia M. Litchinitser, Liang Feng. Tunable topological charge vortex microlaser, Science, Vol. 368, Issue 6492, 2020.

Chu, W.-Y.; Culakova, Z.; Wang, B. T.; Goldberg, K. I. Acid-Assisted Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol in a Homogeneous Catalytic Cascade System. ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 10, 9317-9326


Trigg, E.B., Gaines, T.W., Maréchal, M. et al. Self-assembled highly ordered acid layers in precisely sulfonated polyethylene produce efficient proton transport. Nature Mater 17, 725–731 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0097-2


Carl H. Naylor, William M. Parkin, Zhaoli Gao, Hojin Kang, Mehmet Noyan, Robert B. Wexler, Liang Z. Tan, Youngkuk Kim, Christopher E. Kehayias, Frank Streller, Yu Ren Zhou*, Robert Carpick, Zhengtang Luo, Yung Woo Park, Andrew M. Rappe, Marija Drndić, James M. Kikkawa, and A.T. Charlie Johnson, Large-area synthesis of high-quality monolayer 1T’-WTe2 flakes, 2D Materials 4, 021008 (2017).


Carl H. Naylor, William M. Parkin, Jinglei Ping, Zhaoli Gao, Yu Ren Zhou,* Youngkuk Kim, Frank Streller, Robert W. Carpick, Andrew M. Rappe, Marija Drndić, Jay M. Kikkawa, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Monolayer 1T’-MoTe2 grown by chemical vapor deposition exhibits a weak antilocalization effect, Nano Letters 16, 4297-4304 (2016).

Jun, Brian M.; Serra, Francesca; Xia, Yu; Kang, Hong Suk and Yang, S.*, “Fabrication of Free-Standing, Self-aligned, High-Aspect-Ratio Synthetic Ommatidia”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8 (45), 30671–30676

L. R. Middleton, E. B. Trigg, E. Schwartz, K. L. Opper, T. W. Baughman, K. B. Wagener, K. I. Winey*, Macromolecules, 49, 8209-8218, 2016. “Role of periodicity and acid chemistry on the morphological evolution and strength in precise polyethylenes.”

P. J. Griffin, G. B. Salmon, J. Ford, K. I. Winey*, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 54, 254-262, 2016. “Predicting the solution morphology of a sulfonated pentablock copolymer in binary solvent mixtures.”

Xia, Y.; Cedillo-Servin, G.; Kamien, R. D. and Yang, S.*, “Guided Folding of Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomer Sheets into 3D by Patterned 1D Micro-channels,  Adv. Mater., 2016, 28 (43), 9637–9643


Cho, Younghyun; † Lee, Su Yeon; † Ellerthorpe, L.; Feng, G.; Lin, G.; Wu, G.; Yin, J. and Yang, S.*, “Elastoplastic Inverse Opals as Power-Free Mechanochromic Sensors for Force Recording”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25(38), 6041–6049. (†: equal contribution).

Sussman, D. M.†; Cho, Y.†; Castle, T.; Gong, X. T.; Jung, E.; Yang, S. and Kamien, R., D.*, “Algorithmic Lattice Kirigami: A Route to Pluripotent Materials”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2015, 112, 7449-7453. (†: equal contribution).

Castle, T., Cho, Y., Gong, X. T., Jung, E., Sussman, D. M., Yang, S. and Kamien, R. D.*, “Making the Cut: Lattice Kirigami Rules”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2014, 113, 245502

N. J. Kybert, L. Egan, Ruben Z. Waldman*, X-N. Zeng, M. Krein, G. Preti, J. A. Stuart, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Analysis of sweat simulant mixtures using multiplexed arrays of DNA-carbon nanotube vapor sensors, Journal of Forensic Science and Criminology 1 (2014).

Direct Observation of Metal–Insulator Transition in Single-Crystalline Germanium Telluride Nanowire Memory Devices Prior to Amorphization
Pavan Nukala, Rahul Agarwal, Xiaofeng Qian, Moon Hyung Jang, Sajal Dhara, Karthik Kumar, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Ju Li, and Ritesh Agarwal
Nano Letters 2014 14 (4), 2201-2209

R. M. Mutiso, M. C. Sherrott, A. R. Rathmell, B. J. Wiley, K. I. Winey*, ACS Nano, 7, 7654-7663, 2013.
“Integrating simulations and experiments to predict sheet resistance and optical transmittance in nanowire films for transparent conductors.”

R. M. Mutiso, M. C. Sherrott, K. I. Winey*, Physical Review B, 86, 214306, 2012.
“Simulations and theory of the effect of filler size dispersity on electrical conductivity in rod networks.”

Variable Temperature Spectroscopy of As-Grown and Passivated CdS Nanowire Optical Waveguide Cavities
Lambert K. van Vugt, Brian Piccione, Chang-Hee Cho, Carlos Aspetti, Aaron D. Wirshba, and Ritesh Agarwal
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2011 115 (16), 3827-3833

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