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Seeds and Superseeds
O. Dubinkin, and T. L. Hughes
Entanglement signatures of multipolar higher-order topological phases
Physical Review B 108 (2023)
D. W. Davies, B. Seo, S. K. Park, S. B. Shiring, H. Chung, P. Kafle, D. Yuan, J. W. Strzalka, R. Weber, X. Zhu, B. M. Savoie, and Y. Diao
Unraveling two distinct polymorph transition mechanisms in one n-type single crystal for dynamic electronics
Nature Communications 14 (2023)
Y. You, J. Bibo, F. Pollmann, and T. L. Hughes
Fracton critical point at a higher-order topological phase transition
Physical Review B 106 (2022)
P. Kafle, S. Huang, K. S. Park, F. Zhang, H. Yu, C. E. Kasprzak, H. Kim, C. M. Schroeder, A. M. van der Zande, and Y. Diao
Role of Interfacial Interactions in the Graphene-Directed Assembly of Monolayer Conjugated Polymers
Langmuir 38 6984-6995 (2022)
L. Aggarwal, P. Zhu, T. L. Hughes, and V. Madhavan
Evidence for higher order topology in Bi and Bi0.92Sb0.08
Nature Communications 12 (2021)
S. Howard, L. Jiao, Z. Wang, N. Morali, R. Batabyal, P. Kumar-Nag, N. Avraham, H. Beidenkopf, P. Vir, E. Liu, C. Shekhar, C. Felser, T. Hughes, and V. Madhavan
Evidence for one-dimensional chiral edge states in a magnetic Weyl semimetal Co3Sn2S2
Nature Communications 12 (2021)
Y. Zhou, C. D. Young, M. Lee, S. Banik, D. Kong, G. B. McKenna, R. M. Robertson-Anderson, C. E. Sing, and C. M. Schroeder
Dynamics and rheology of ring-linear blend semidilute solutions in extensional flow: Single molecule experiments
Journal of Rheology 65 729-744 (2021)
C. D. Young, Y. Zhou, C. M. Schroeder, and C. E. Sing
Dynamics and rheology of ring-linear blend semidilute solutions in extensional flow. Part I: Modeling and molecular simulations
Journal of Rheology 65 757-777 (2021)
Y. You, F. J. Burnell, and T. L. Hughes
Multipolar topological field theories: Bridging higher order topological insulators and fractons
Physical Review B 103 (2021)
O. Dubinkin, J. May-Mann, and T. L. Hughes
Lieb-Schultz-Mattis-type theorems and other nonperturbative results for strongly correlated systems with conserved dipole moments
Physical Review B 103 (2021)
K. S. Park, J. J. Kwok, P. Kafle, and Y. Diao
When Assembly Meets Processing: Tuning Multiscale Morphology of Printed Conjugated Polymers for Controlled Charge Transport
Chemistry of Materials 33 469-498 (2021)
S. A. A. Ghorashi, T. Li, and T. L. Hughes
Higher-Order Weyl Semimetals
Physical Review Letters 125 (2020)
O. Dubinkin, A. Rasmussen, and T. L. Hughes
Higher-form gauge symmetries in multipole topological phases
Annals of Physics 422 168297 (2020)
J. Claes, and T. L. Hughes
Wannier band transitions in disordered π -flux ladders
Physical Review B 102 (2020)
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 32 (2020)
S. A. A. Ghorashi, T. L. Hughes, and E. Rossi
Vortex and Surface Phase Transitions in Superconducting Higher-order Topological Insulators
Physical Review Letters 125 (2020)
S. Kenkel, S. Mittal, and R. Bhargava
Closed-loop atomic force microscopy-infrared spectroscopic imaging for nanoscale molecular characterization
Nature Communications 11 (2020)
G. Qu, K. S. Park, P. Kafle, F. Zhang, J. J. Kwok, B. B. Patel, D. 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 6043-6054 (2020)
E. R. Jira, K. Shmilovich, T. S. Kale, A. Ferguson, J. D. Tovar, and C. M. Schroeder
Effect of Core Oligomer Length on the Phase Behavior and Assembly of π-Conjugated Peptides
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 20722-20732 (2020)
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 (2020)
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 (2020)
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 3666-3673 (2020)
P. Kafle, F. Zhang, N. B. Schorr, K. Huang, J. Rodríguez‐López, and Y. Diao
Printing 2D Conjugated Polymer Monolayers and Their Distinct Electronic Properties
Advanced Functional Materials 30 (2020)
Z. Wang, J. O. 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 367 104-108 (2020)
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 5 125-138 (2020)
E. Mohammadi, P. Kafle, K. Huang, W. Zhu, J. Huang, S. Jung, J. 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 (2019)
W. A. Wheeler, L. K. Wagner, and T. L. Hughes
Many-body electric multipole operators in extended systems
Physical Review B 100 (2019)
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 (2019)
K. S. Park, J. J. Kwok, R. Dilmurat, G. Qu, P. Kafle, X. Luo, S. Jung, Y. Olivier, J. Lee, J. Mei, D. Beljonne, and Y. Diao
Tuning conformation, assembly, and charge transport properties of conjugated polymers by printing flow
Science Advances 5 (2019)
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 (2019)
E. Mohammadi, C. Zhao, F. Zhang, G. Qu, S. Jung, Q. Zhao, C. M. Evans, J. 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 22561-22574 (2019)
Y. Zhou, K. 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 (2019)
N. B. 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)