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IRG1 Publications

M. Lonsky and A. Hoffmann, "Dynamic excitations of chiral magnetic textures," APL Materials 8, 100903 (2020).  DOI:  10.1063/5.0027042.

M. Lonsky and A. Hoffmann, "Coupled skyrmion breathing modes in synthetic ferri- and antiferromagnets," Physical Review B, 102(10) 104403 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.104403.

K. Yang, K. Kang, Z. Diao, M. H. Karigerasi, D. P. Shoemaker, A. Schleife, and D. G. Cahill, "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy of the easy-plane metallic antiferromagnet Fe2As," Physical Review B 102, 064415 (2020). DOI:  10.1103/PhysRevB.102.064415

S. Siddiqui, J. Sklenar, K. Kang, M. J. Gilbert, A. Schleife, N. Mason, and A. Hoffmann, "Metallic antiferromagnets," Journal of Applied Physics 128(4) 040904 (2020). DOI: 10.1063/5.0009445

J. Holanda, H. Saglam, V. Karakas, Z. Zang, Y. Li, R. Divan, Y. Liu, O. Ozatay, V. Novosad, J. E. Pearson, and A. Hoffmann, "Magnetic Damping Modulation in IrMn3/Ni80Fe20 via the Magnetic Spin Hall Effect," Physical Review Letters 124 087204 (2020). DOI:  10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.087204.

H. Jang, J. Kimling, and D. G. Cahill, "Nonequilibrium heat transport in Pt and Ru probed by an ultrathin Co thermometer," Physical Review B 101, 064304 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.064304.

H. Jang, L. Marnitz, T. Huebner, J. Kimling, T. Kuschel, and D. G. Cahill, "Thermal Conductivity of Oxide Tunnel Barriers in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions Measured by Ultrafast Thermoreflectance and Magneto-Optic Kerr Effect Thermometry," Physical Review Applied, 13, 024007 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.13.024007.

A. Ghazaryan, P. L. S. Lopes, P. Hosur, M. J. Gilbert, and P. Ghaemi, "Effect of Zeeman coupling on the Majorana vortex modes in iron-based topological superconductors," Physical Review B, 101 020504(R) (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.020504

K. Yang, K. Kang, Z. Diao, A. Ramanathan, M. H. Karigerasi, D. P. Shoemaker, A. Schleife, and D. Cahill, "Magneto-optic response of the metallic antiferromagnet Fe2As to ultrafast temperature excursions," Physical Review Materials 3, 124408 (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.124408

M. H. Karigerasi, K. Kang, A. Ramanathan, D. L. Gray, M. D. Frontzek, H. Cao, A. Schleife, and D. P. Shoemaker, "In-plane hexagonal antiferromagnet in the Cu-Mn-As system Cu0.82Mn1.18As," Physical Review Materials 3, 111402(R) (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.111402.

G. A. Hamilton, M. J. Park, and M. J. Gilbert, "Topological d-wave superconductivity and nodal line-arc intersections in Weyl semimetals," Physical Review B 100, 134512 (2019). DOI:  10.1103/PhysRevB.100.134512

M. R. Hirsbrunner, T. M. Philip, M. J. Gilbert, "Topology and observables of the non-Hermitian Chern insulator," Physical Review B 100, 081104(R) (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.100.081104

W. Wang, T. Wang, V. P. Amin, Y. Wang, A. Radhakrishnan, A. Davidson, S. R. Allen, T. J. Silva, H. Ohldag, D. Balzar, B. L. Zink, P. M. Haney, J. Q. Xiao, D. G. Cahill, V. O. Lorenz, and X. Fan, "Anomalous spin-orbit torques in magnetic single-layer films," Nature Nanotechnology 14, 819-824 (2019).  DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0504-0

J. Oh, L. Humbard, V. Humbert, J. Sklenar, and N. Mason, "Angular evolution of thickness-related unidirectional magnetoresistance in Co/Pt multilayers," AIP Advances 9, 045016 (2019). DOI:  10.1063/1.5079894

K. Kang, A. Kononov, C.-W. Lee, J. A. Leveillee, E. P. Shapera, X. Zhang, and A. Schleife, "Pushing the frontiers of modeling excited electronic states and dynamics to accelerate materials engineering and design," Computational Materials Science 160 207-216 (2019). DOI:  10.1016/j.commatsci.2019.01.004

Q. Zheng, G. Zhu, Z. Diao, D. Banerjee, and D. G. Cahill, "High contrast thermal conductivity change in Ni-Mn-In Heusler alloys near room temperature" Advanced Engineering Materials 1801342 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/adem.201801342

M. R. Hirsbrunner, T. M. Phillip, B. Basa, Y. Kim, M. J. Park, and M. J. Gilbert, "A review of modeling interacting transient phenomena with non-equilibrium Green functions," Reports on Progress in Physics 82 046001 (2019). DOI:

Y. Kim, K. Kang, A. Schleife, and M. Gilbert, "Voltage induced switching of an antiferromagnetically ordered topological Dirac semimetal," Physical Review B, 18 134415 (2018). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.134415

Y. Kim, M. J. Park, D. G. Cahill, and M. J. Gilbert, "Impact of thermal fluctuations on transport in antiferromagnetic semimetals," Physical Review B 98, 024409 (2018) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.98.024409

J. Sklenar, W. Zhang, M. Jungfleisch, and A. Hoffmann, "Unidirectional response in spin-torque driven magnetization dynamics," Proceedings of SPIE 10732 Spintronics XI, 1073212 (2018). DOI:  10.1117/12.2321259

IRG2 Publications

M. A. Hossain, J. Yu, and A. M. van der Zande, "Realizing Optoelectronic Devices from Crumpled Two-Dimensional Material Heterostructures," ACS Applied Material Interfaces, XXXX, XXX (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c10787.

P. Snapp, M. Heiranian, M. T. Hwang, R. Bashir, N. R. Aluru, and S. Nam, "Current understanding and emerging applications of 3D crumpling mediated 2D material-liquid interactions," Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science 24(3) 100836 (2020). DOI:  10.1016/j.cossms.2020.100836.

A. Ganguli, V. Faramarzi, A. Mostafa, M. T. Hwang, S. You, and R. Bashir, "High Sensitivity Graphene Field Effect Transistor-Based Detection of DNA Amplification," Advanced Functional Materials, 30(28) (2020). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202001031.

M. T. Hwang, M. Heiranian, Y. Kim, S. You, J. Leem, A. Taqieddin, V. Faramarzi, Y. Jing, I. Park, A. M. van der Zande, S. Nam, N. R. Aluru, and R. Bashir, "Ultrasensitive detection of nucleic acids using deformed graphene channel field effect biosensors," Nature Communications 11,1543 (2020). DOI:  10.1038/s41467-020-15330-9

P. Snapp, J. M. Kim, C. Cho, J. Leem, M. F. Haque, and S. Nam, "Interaction of 2D materials with liquids:  wettability, electrochemical properties, friction, and emerging directions," NPG Asia Materials, 12, 22 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41427-020-0203-1.

J. M. Kim, C. Cho, E. Y. Hsieh, and S. Nam, "Heterogeneous deformation of two-dimensional materials for emerging functionalities," Journal of Materials Research, 1-17 (2020). DOI:  10.1557/jmr.2020.34.

J. Yu, S. Kim, E. Ertekin, and A. M. van der Zande, "Material-Dependent Evolution of Mechanical Folding Instabilities in Two-Dimensional Atomic Membranes," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12,9 10801-10808 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b20909.

H. C. Lee, E. Y. Hsieh, K. Yong, and S. Nam, "Multiaxially-stretchable kirigami-patterned  mesh design for graphene sensor devices," Nano Research, (2020). DOI: 10.1007/s12274-020-2662-7

S. Kim, E. Annevelink, E. Han, J. Yu, P. Y. Huang, E. Ertekin, and A. M. van der Zande, "Stochastic stress jumps due to soliton dynamics in two-dimensional van der Waals interfaces," Nano Letters 20, 2, 1201-1207 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04619

Y. Kim, G. Pagan-Diaz, L. Gapinske, Y. Kim, J. Suh, E. Solomon, J. Foster Harris, S. Nam, and R. Bashir, "Integration of Graphene Electrodes with 3D Skeletal Muscle Tissue Models," Advanced Healthcare Materials, 1901137 (2020). DOI:  10.1002/adhm.201901137 .

A. Moradzadeh and N. Aluru, "Molecular Dynamics Properties without the Full Trajectory: A Denoising Autoencoder Network for Properties of Simple Liquids," Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 10 7568-7576 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02820.

E. Han, J. Yu, E. Annevelink, J. Son, D. A. Kang, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, E. Ertekin, P. Y. Huang, and A. M. van der Zande, "Ultrasoft slip-mediated bending in few-layer graphene," Nature Materials, 19, 305-309 (2019).  DOI:  10.1038/s41563-019-0529-7 .

J. Kim, J. Leem, H. N. Kim, P. Kang, J. Choi, M. F. Haque, D. Kang, and S. Nam, "Uniaxially crumpled graphene as a platform for guided myotube formation," Microsystems & Nanoengineering 5, 53 (2019).  DOI:  10.1038/s41378-019-0098-6 .

Y. Zhang, Y. Kim, M. J. Gilbert, and N. Mason, "Magnetotransport in a strain superlattice of graphene," Applied Physics Letters, 115, 143508 (2019). DOI: 10.1063/1.5125462

K. Yong, S. De, E. Y. Hsieh, J. Leem, N. R. Aluru, and S. Nam, "Kirigami-inspired strain-insensitive sensors based on atomically-thin materials," Materials Today, XXX, XX, (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2019.08.013

B. E. Janicek, J. G. Hinman, J. J. Hinman, S.-H. Bae, M. Wu, J. Turner, H.-H. Chang, E. Park, R. Lawless, K. S. Suslick, C. J. Murphy, and P. Y. Huang, "Quantitative imaging of organic ligand density on anisotropic inorganic nanocrystals," Nano Letters, 19,9, 6308-6314 (2019). DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02434

J. Son, N. Buzov, S. Chen, D. Sung, H. Ryu, J. Kwon, S. Kim, S. Namiki, J. Xu, S. Hong, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, W. King, G.-H. Lee, and A. M. van der Zande, "Tailoring surface properties via functionalized hydrofluorinated graphene compounds," Advanced Materials 1903424 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201903424

C. J. Murphy, H.-H. Chang, P. Falagan-Lotsch, M. T. Gole, D. M. Hofmann, K. N. L. Hoang, S. M. McClain, S. M. Meyer, J. G. Turner, M. Unnikrishnan, M. Wu, X. Zhang, and Y. Zhang, "Virus-sized gold nanorods: plasmonic particles for biology," Accounts of Chemical Research 52 2124-2135 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00288

J. Leem, Y. Lee, M. C. Wang, J. M. Kim, J. Mun, M. F. Haque, S.-W. Kang, and S. Nam, "Crack-assisted, localized deformation of van der Waals materials for enhanced strain confinement," 2D Materials 6, 044001 (2019). DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/ab2eef

A. Krishna, J. M. Kim, J. Leem, M. C. Wang, S. Nam, and J. Lee, "Ultraviolet to mid-infrared emissivity control by mechanically reconfigurable graphene," Nano Letters, 19(8), 5086-5092 (2019). DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01358

S. S. Kwon, J. Choi, M. Heiranian, Y. Kim, W. J. Chang, P. M. Knapp, M. C. Wang, J. M. Kim, N. Aluru, W. I. Park, and S. Nam, "Electrical double layer of supported atomically thin materials," Nano Letters 19(7) 4588-4593 (2019). DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01563

R. H. Kim, J. Leem, C. Muratore, S. Nam, R. Rao, A. Jawaid, M. Durstock, M. McConney, L. Drummy, R. Rai, A. Voevodin, and N. Glavin, "Photonic crystallization of two-dimensional MoS2 for stretchable photodetectors," Nanoscale 11(28) 13260-13268 (2019). DOI:  10.1039/C9NR02173F

P. Snapp, P. Kang, J. Leem, and S. Nam, "Colloidal photonic crystal strain sensor integrated with deformable graphene phototransducer," Advanced Functional Materials 1902216 (2019) DOI:  10.1002/adfm.201902216

A. Moradzadeh and N. R. Aluru, "Transfer-learning-based coarse-graining method for simple fluids: toward deep inverse liquid-state theory," Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10(6), 1242-1250 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b03872

J. G. Hinman, J. J. Hinman, B. E. Janicek, P. Y. Huang, K. S. Suslick, and C. J. Murphy, "Ultrasonic nebulization for TEM sample preparation on single-layer graphene grids," Nano Letters 19(3), 1938-1943 (2019). DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b05117

E. Annevelink, E. Ertekin, and H. T. Johnson, "Grain boundary structure and migration in graphene via the displacement shift complete lattice," Acta Materialia 166 67-74 (2019). DOI:  10.1016/j.actamat.2018.12.030

M. H. Motevaselian, S. Y. Mashayak, and N. R. Aluru, "Extended coarse-grained dipole model for polar liquids: application to bulk and confined water," Physical Review E 98 052135 (2018). DOI:

S. Kim, J. Yu, and A. van der Zande, "Nano-electromechanical drumhead resonators from two-dimensional material bimorphs," Nano Letters 18(11) 6686-6698 (2018). DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b01926

S. Y. Mashayak and N. Aluru, "A multiscale model for charge inversion in electric double layers," The Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 214102 (2018) DOI:  10.1063/1.5026975

S. Y. Mashayak, L. Miao, and N. R. Aluru, "Integral equation theory based direct and accelerated systematic coarse-graining approaches," The Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 214105 (2018). DOI:  10.1063/1.5020321

A. B. Farimani, M. Heiranian, and N. Aluru, "Identification of amino acids with sensitive nanoporous MoS2: towards machine learning-based prediction," npj 2D Materials and Applications 2(14) (2018). DOI:  10.1038/s41699-018-0060-8

A. Moradzadeh, M. Motevaselian, S. Mashayak, and N. Aluru, "Coarse-grained force field for imidazolium-based ionic liquids," Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 14(6) 3252 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b01293

Y. Zhang, M. Heiranian, B. Janicek, Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, P. Huang, H. Johnson, N. Aluru, J. Lyding, N. Mason, "Strain modulation of graphene by nanoscale substrate curvatures: a molecular view," Nano Letters, 18, 2098 (2018). DOI: 10/1021/acs.nanolett.8b00273

Y. Zhang, Y. Kim, M. Gilbert, and N. Mason, "Electronic transport in a two-dimensional superlattice engineered via self-assembled nanostructures," npj 2D Materials and Applications 2(31) (2018) DOI:  10.1038/s41699-018-0076-0

J. Son, J. Kwon, S. Kim, Y. Lv, J. Yu, J.-Y. Lee, Hu. Ryu, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, R. Garrido-Mencho, N. Mason, E. Ertekin, P. Huang, G.-H. Lee, and A. van der Zande, "Atomically precise graphene etch stops for three dimensional integrated systems from two dimensional material heterostructures," Nature Communications 9 3988 (2018).  DOI:  10.1038/s41467-018-06524-3

J. H. Hinnefeld, S. T. Gill, and N. Mason, "Graphene transport mediated by micropatterned substrates," Applied Physics Letters, 112, 173504 (2018). DOI:  10.1063/1.5027577

Seeds and SuperSeeds Publications

F. Zhang, E. Mohammadi, G. Qu, X. Dai, and Y. Diao, "Orientation-Dependent Host–Dopant  Interactions for Manipulating Charge Transport in Conjugated Polymers," Advanced Materials 2002823 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/adma.202002823.

G. Qu, K. S. Park, P. Kafle, F. Zhang, J. J. Kwok, B. B. Patel, D.-M. Smilgies, L. Thomsen, C. R. McNeill, and Y. Diao, "Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophase Governs Interfacial Molecular Orientation of Conjugated Polymer Thin Films," Chemistry of Materials 32, 14, 6043–6054 (2020). DOI:  10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c0140

P. Zhu, K. Loehr, and T. L. Hughes, "Identifying Cn-symmetric higher-order topology and fractional corner charge using entanglement spectra," Physical Review B, 101, 115140 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.115140.

T. Li, P. Zhu, W. A. Benalcazar, and T. L. Hughes, "Fractional disclination charge in two-dimensional  Cn-symmetric topological crystalline insulators," Physical Review B, 101, 115115 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.115115.

N. B. Schorr, M. J. Counihan, R. Bhargava, and J. Rodríguez-López, "Impact of Plasmonic Photothermal Effects on the Reactivity of Au Nanoparticle Modified Graphene Electrodes Visualized using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy," Analytical Chemistry, 92, 5, 3666-3673 (2020). DOI:   10.1021/acs.analchem.9b04754

P. Kafle, F. Zhang, N. B. Schorr, K.-Y. Huang, J. Rodriguez-Lopez, and Y. Diao, "Printing 2D Conjugated Polymer Monolayers and Their Distinct Electronic Properties,"  Advanced Functional Materials 1909787 (2020).  DOI:  10.1002/adfm.201909787 .

Z. Wang, J. Olivares Rodriguez, L. Jiao, S. Howard, M. Graham, G. D. Gu, T. L. Hughes, D. K. Morr, and V. Madhavan, "Evidence for dispersing 1D Majorana channels in an iron-based superconductor," Science 367, 6473 pp. 104-108 (2020). DOI:  10.1126/science.aaw8419.

W. A. Wheeler, L. K. Wagner, and T. L. Hughes, "Many-body electric multipole operators in extended systems," Physical Review B 100, 245135 (2019). DOI:  10.1103/PhysRevB.100.245135.

E. Mohammadi, P. Kafle, K.-Y. Huang, W. Zhu, J. Huang, S.-H. Jung, J.-K. Lee, C. M. Evans, and Y. Diao, "Role of Multivalent Interactions in Dynamic-Template-Directed Assembly of Conjugated Polymers," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 2753-2762 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b20991

F. Zhang, V. Lemaur, W. Choi, P. Kafle, S. Seki, J. Cornil, D. Beljonne, and Y. Diao, "Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors," Nature Communications 10, 4217 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12248-9

K. S. Park, J. J. Kwok, R. Dilmurat, G. Qu, P. Kafle, X. Luo, S.-H. Jung, Y. Olivier, J.-K. Lee, J. Mei, D. Beljonne, and Y. Diao, "Tuning conformation, assembly, and charge transport properties of conjugated polymers by printing flow," Science Advances 5(8) (2019). DOI:  10.1126/sciadv.aaw7757

S. A. A. Ghorashi, X. Hu, T. L. Hughes, and E. Rossi, "Second-order Dirac superconductors and magnetic field induced Majorana hinge modes," Physical Review B 100, 020509(R) (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.100.020509

E. Mohammadi, C. Zhao, F. Zhang, G. Qu, S.-H. Jung, Q. Zhao, C. M. Evans, J.-K. Lee, D. Shukla, and Y. Diao, "Ion gel dynamic templates for large modulation of morphology and charge transport properties of solution-coated conjugated polymer thin films," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 25, 22561-22574 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b02923

E. Mohammadi, G. Qu, P. Kafle, S. Jung, J. Lee, and Y. Diao, "Design rules for dynamic-template-directed crystallization of conjugated polymers," Molecular Systems Design & Engineering (2019). DOI:  10.1039/C9ME00042A

Y. Zhou, K.-W. Hsiao, K. E. Regan, D. Kong, G. B. McKenna, R. M. Robertson-Anderson, and C. M. Schroeder, "Effect of molecular architecture on ring polymer dynamics in semidilute linear polymer solutions," Nature Communications 10, 1753 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09627-7

N. Schorr, J. Hui, and J. Rodríguez-López, "Electrocatalysis on ultra-thin 2D electrodes: new concepts and prospects for tailoring reactivity," Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 13 100-106 (2019). DOI:  10.1016/j.coelec.2018.11.003

Shared Facilities Publications

K. S. Panse, S. Zhou, and Y. Zhang, "3D Mapping of the Structural Transitions in Wrinkled 2D Membranes: Implications for Reconfigurable Electronics, Memristors, and Bio-Electronic Interfaces," ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2, 9 5779-5786 (2019). DOI:  10.1021/acsanm.9b01232 .