2014 Publications Utilizing the AIF

Acknowledgement Statement for User Publications

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-1542015). The AIF is a member of the North Carolina Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN), a site in the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI).

After your results have been published, please submit bibliographic information to aif-contact@ncsu.edu.


68. Ghasemzadeh F. and Pour-Ghaz M. “Effect of Damage on Moisture Transport in Concrete.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 04014242 (2014).
67. Sang X. H., Oni A. A. and LeBeau J. M. “Atom Column Indexing: Atomic Resolution Image Analysis Through a Matrix Representation.” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 20 (6), 1764-1771 (2014).
66. Dirican M., Yanilmaz M., Fu K., Yildiz O., Kizil H., Hu Y. and Zhang X. W. “Carbon-Confined PVA-Derived Silicon/Silica/Carbon Nanofiber Composites as Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries.” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161 (14), A2197-A2203 (2014).
65. Lee Y. F., Punugupati S., Wu F., Jin Z., Narayan J. and Schwartz J. “Evidence for topological surface states in epitaxial Bi2Se3 thin film grown by pulsed laser deposition through magneto-transport measurements” Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science, 18 (5), 279-285 (2014).
64. Neal L. M., Shafiefarhood A. and Li F. X. “Dynamic Methane Partial Oxidation Using a Fe2O3@La0.8Sr0.2FeO3-σ Core-Shell Redox Catalyst in the Absence of Gaseous Oxygen” ACS Catalysis, 4 (10) 3560-3569 (2014).
63. Gurarslan A., Yu Y. F., Su L. Q., Yu Y. L., Suarez F. Yao S., Zhu Y., Ozturk
M., Zhang Y. and Cao L. Y. “Surface-Energy-Assisted Perfect Transfer of Centimeter-Scale Mono layer and Few-Layer MoS2 Films onto Arbitrary Substrates.” ACS Nano, 8 (11), 11522-11528 (2014)
62. Whitfield M. B., Chinn M. S. and Veal M. W. “Recommendations to Mitigate Potential Sources of Error in Preparation of Biomass Sorghum Samples for Compositional Analyses Used in Industrial and Forage Applications” Bioenergy Research, 7 (4), 1561-1570 (2014).
61. Fu K., Lu Y., Dirican M., Chen C., Yanilmaz M., Shi Q., Bradford P. D. and Zhang X. “Chamber-confined silicon–carbon nanofiber composites for prolonged cycling life of Li-ion batteries.” Nanoscale 6, 7489-7495 (2014).
60. Mo R., Jiang T., DiSanto R., Tai W. and Gu Z. “ATP-triggered anticancer drug delivery.” Nature Communications 5, 3364 (2014).
59. Shafiefarhood A., Galinsky N., Huang Y., Chen Y. and Li F. “Fe2O3@LaxSr1−xFeO3 Core–Shell Redox Catalyst for Methane Partial Oxidation.” ChemCatChem 6 (3), 790-799 (2014).
58. Kodumagulla, A., Varanasi, V., Pearce, R. C., Wu, W. C., Hensley, D. K., Tracy, J. B., McKnight T. E. and Melechko A. V. “Aerosynthesis: Growth of Vertically-aligned Carbon Nanofibres with Air DC Plasma.” Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials 4, article no 6, March 12 (2014).
57. Islam N., Gurgel P. V., Rojas O. J. and Carbonell R. G. “Effects of Composition of Oligo(ethylene glycol)-Based Mixed Monolayers on Peptide Grafting and Human Immunoglobulin Detection.” the Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118, 5361-5373 (2014).
56. Chen Z., Ye S., Wilson A. R., Ha Y.-C. and Wiley B. J. “Optically transparent hydrogen evolution catalysts made from networks of copper–platinum core–shell nanowires.” Energy & Environmental Science 7 (4), 1461-1467 (2014).
55. Jiang T., Mo R., Bellotti A., Zhou J. and Gu Z. “Gel–Liposome-Mediated Co-Delivery of Anticancer Membrane-Associated Proteins and Small-Molecule Drugs for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy.” Advanced Functional Materials 24 (16), 2295-2304 (2014).
54. Mousa M. B. M., Oldham C. J. and Parsons G. N. “Atmospheric pressure atomic layer deposition of Al2O3 using trimethyl aluminum and ozone.” Langmuir 30(13), 3741-3748 (2014).
53. Lomenzo P. D., Zhao P., Takmeel Q., Moghaddam S., Nishida T., Nelson M., Fancher C. M., Grimley E. D., Sang X., LeBeau J. M. and Jones J. L. “Ferroelectric phenomena in Si-doped HfO2 thin films with TiN and Ir electrodes.” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 32, 03D123 (2014).
52. Punugupati S., Temizer N. K. Naryan J. and Hunte F. “Structural and resistance switching properties of epitaxial Pt/ZnO/TiN/Si(001) heterostructures.” Journal of Applied Physics 115, 234501 (2014).
51. Nypelö T., Rodriguez-Abreu C., Rivas J., Dickey M. D. and Rojas O. J. “Magneto-responsive hybrid materials based on cellulose nanocrystals.” Cellulose 21, 2557-2566 (2014). 
50. Xu W., Li L., Saber M., Koch C. C., Zhu Y. and Scattergood R. O. “Nano ZrO2 particles in nanocrystalline Fe-14Cr-1.5Zr alloy powders.” Journal of Nuclear Materials 452 (1-3), 434-439 (2014).
49. Saber M., Xu W., Li L. Zhu Y. Koch C. C. and Scattergood R. O. “Size effect of primary Y2O3 additions on the characteristics of the nanostructured ferritic ODS alloys: Comparing as-milled and as-milled/annealed alloys using S/TEM.” Journal of Nuclear Materials 452 (1-3), 223-229 (2014).
48. Chen Z., Ye S., Stewart I. E. and Wiley B. J. “Copper nanowire networks with transparent oxide shells that prevent oxidation without reducing transmittance.” ACS Nano 8(9), 9673-9679 (2014).
47. Li L., Saber M., Xu W., Zhu Y., Koch C. C. and Scattergood R. O. “High-temperature grain size stabilization of nanocrystalline Fe-Cr alloys with Hf additions.” Materials Science and Engineering: A 613, 289-295 (2014).
46.Punugupati S., Narayan J. and Hunte F. “Strain induced ferromagnetism in epitaxial Cr2O3 thin films integrated on Si(001).” Applied Physics Letters 105, 132401 (2014).
45. Khanikar P. and Zikry M. A. “High strain-rate interfacial behavior of layered metallic composites.” Mechanics of Materials 77, 52-66 (2014).
44. Chen Y., Galinsky N., Wang Z. and Li F. “Investigation of perovskite supported composite oxides for chemical looping conversion of syngas.” Fuel 134, 521-530 (2014).
43. Lee Y. F., Narayan J. and Schwartz J. “Tunable electronic structure in dilute magnetic semiconductor Sr3SnO/c-YSZ/Si(001) epitaxial heterostructures.” Journal of Applied Physics 116, 164903 (2014).
42. Faraji S., Stano K., Rost C., Maria J.-P., Zhu Y. and Bradford P. D. “Structural annealing of carbon coated aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube sheets.” Carbon 79, 113-122 (2014).
41. Stano K. L., Carroll M., Padbury R., McCord M., Jur J. S and Bardford P. D. “Conformal atomic layer deposition of Alumina on millimeter tall, vertically-aligned carbon nanotube arrays.” Applied Materials & Interfaces 6 (21), 19135-19143 (2014).
40. Rao S. S., Wu F., Prater J. T. and Narayan J. “Magnetic properties of BaTiO3/La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 thin films integrated on Si (100).” Journal of Applied Physics 116, 224104 (2014).
39. Kombaiah B. and Linga Murty K. “Dislocation cross-slip controlled creep in Zircaloy-4 at high stresses.” Materials Science and Engineering A. 623, 114-123 (2014).
38. Cheng G. M., Chang T.-H., Qin Q., Huang H. and Zhu Y. “Mechanical properties of Silicon Carbide nanowires: Effect of size-dependent defect density.” Nano Letters 14, 754-758 (2014).
37. Oni A. A., Hook D., Maria J. P. and LeBeau J. M. “Phase coexistence in Ti6Sn5 intermetallics.” Intermetallics, 51, 48-52 (2014).
36. Atanasov S. E., Oldham C. J., Slusarski K. A., Taggart-Scarff J., Sherman S. A., Senecal K. J., Filocamo S. F., McAllister Q. P., Wetzelb E. D. and Parsons G. N. “Improved cut-resistance of Kevlar® using controlled interface reactions during atomic layer deposition of ultrathin (<50 A) inorganic coatings.” J. Mater. Chem. A. 2, 17371 (2014).
35. Atanasov S. E., Losego M. D., Gong B., Sachet E., Maria J.-P., Williams P. S. and Parsons G. N. “Highly Conductive and Conformal Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) Thin Films via Oxidative Molecular Layer Deposition.” Chem. of Mater. 26, 3171-3478 (2014).
34. Naderi G. and Schwartz J. “Multiscale studies of processing microstructure-transport relationships in over-pressure processed Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag multifilamentary round wire.” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 115002 (2014).
33. Wu F., Rao S. S., Prater J. T., Zhu. Y. T. and Narayan J. “Tuning exchange bias in epitaxial Ni/MgO/TiN heterostructures integrated on Si(100).” Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 18 (5), 263-268 (2014).
32. Nandgaonkar A. G., Wang Q., Fu K., Krause W. E., Wei Q., Gorga R. and Lucia L. “A one-pot biosynthesis of reduced graphene oxide (RGO)/bacterial cellulose (BC) nanocomposites.” Green Chemistry, 16, 3195 (2014).
31. Mohiti-Asli M., Pourdeyhimi B. and Loboa E. G. “Skin tissue engineering for the infected wound site: biodegradable PLA anaofibers and a novel apporach for silver ion release evaluated in a 3D coculture system of keratinocytes and Staphylococcus aureus.” Tissue Engineering: Part , 20 (10), 790-798 (2014).
30. Mohiti-Asli M., Pourdeyhimi B. and Loboa E. G. “Novel, silver-ion-releasing nanofibrous scaffolds exhibit excellent antibacterial efficacy without the use of silver nanoparticles.” Acta Biomaterialia, 10, 2096-2104 (2014).
29. Bernal O. I., Mooney C. B. and Flickinger M. C. “Specific photosynthetic rate enhancement by cyanobacteria coated onto paper enables engineeing of highly reactive cellular biocomposite “leaves”.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 111 (10), 1993 (2014).
28. Harris D. T., Lam P. G., Burch M. J., Li J., Rogers B. J., Dickey E. C. and Maria J.-P. “Ultra-high tunability in polycrystalline Ba1-xSrxTiO3 thin films. Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 072904 (2014).
27. Rao S. S., Punugupati S., Prater J. T., Hunte F. and Narayan J. “Ferroelectric and ferromagnetic properties in BaTiO3 thin films on Si (100).” Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 094103 (2014).
26. ChiuHuang C.-K., Zhou C. and Huang H.-Y. “In situ imaging of Lithium-ion batteries via the secondary ion mass spectrometry.” J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med 5(2), 021002 (2014).
25. Lomenzo, P. D., Takmeel Q., Zhou C., Liu Y., Fancher C. M., Jones J. L., Moghaddam S., and Nishida T. “The effects of layering in ferroelectric Si-doped HfO2 thin films.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 072906 (2014).
24. Kajbafvala A., Nachtrab W., Wong T. and Schwartz J. “Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x round wires with Ag/Al oxide dispersion strengthened sheaths” microstructure-properties relationships, enhanced mechanical behavior and reduced Cu depletion.” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 095001 (2014).
23. Ishmael S. A., Slomski M., Luo H., White M., Hunt A., Mandzy N., Muth J. F., Nesbit R., Paskova T., Straka W., and Schwartz J. “Thermal conductivity and dielectric properties of a TiO2-based electrical insulator for use with high temperature superconductor-based magnets.” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 095018 (2014).
22. Rao S. S., Lee Y. F., Prater J. T., Smirnov A. I. and Narayan J. “Laser Annealing Induced Ferromagnetism in SrTiO3 Single Crystal.” Applied Physics Letters 105, 042403 (2014).
21. Hussey L., White R. M., Kirste R., Mita S., Bryan I., Guo W., Osterman K., Haidet B., Osterman K., Haidet B., Bryan Z., Bobea M., Collazo R. and Sitar Z. “Sapphire decomposition and inversion domains in N-polar aluminum nitride.” Applied Physics Letters 104, 032104 (2014).
20. Cheng G., Chang T.-H., Qin Q., Huang H. and Zhu Y. “Mechanical properties of Silicon carbide nanowires: effect of size-dependent defect density.” Nano Lett.14 (2), pp 754–758 (2014).
19. Temizer N. K., Nori S. and Narayan J. “Ga and Al doped zinc oxide thin films for transparent conducting oxide applications: structure-property correlations.” Journal of Applied Physics 115, 023705 (2014).
18. Naderi G. and Schwartz J. “On the roles of Bi2Sr2CuOx Intergrowths in Bi2Sr2CaCuOx/Ag round wires: c-axis transport and magnetic flux pinning.” Applied Physics Letters, 104, 152602 (2014).
17. San X. and Lebeau J. M. “Revolving scanning transmission electron microscopy: Correcting sample drift distortion without prior knowledge”, Ultromicroscopy, 138, 28–35 (2014).
16. Burch, M. J., Li, J., Harris, D. T., Maria, J.-P and Dickey E. C. “Mechanisms for microstructure enhancement in flux-assisted growth of barium titanate on sapphire.” Journal of Materials Research, 29, 843-848 (2014).
15. Niemuth J. N., Sanders C. W., Mooney C. B., Olfenbuttel C., DePerno C. S., and Stoskopf, M. K. “Nephrolithiasis in Free-Ranging North American River Otter (Lontra Candadensis) In North Carolina, USA.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45(1), 110-117 (2014).
14. Rasic G. and Schwartz J. “Coercivity Reduction in Nickel Ferrite (NiFe2O4) Thin Films Through Surface Patterning.” IEEE Magnetics Letters, 5, 5000104 (2014).
13. Lee Y. F., Wu F., Narayan J. and Schwartz J. “Oxygen vacancy enhanced room-temperature ferromagnetism in Sr3SnO/c-YSZ/Si(001) heterostructures.” MRS Communications, 4(01), 7-13 (2014).
12. Callaway E. B., Naderi G., Le Q. V. and Schwartz J. “Statistical analysis of relationship between electrical transport and filament microstructure in multifilamentary Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag/Ag-Mg round wires.” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 044020 (2014).
11. Zhang Y., Koch C. C. and Schwartz J. “Synthesis of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox superconductors via direct oxidation of metallic precursors.” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 27, 055016 (2014)
10. Seifikar S., Rawdanowicz T., Straka W., Quintero C., Bassiri-Gharb N. and Schwartz J. “Structural and magnetic properties of sol–gel derived NiFe2O4 thin films on silicon substrates.” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 361, 255-261 (2014).
9. King, N., Sahoo, P. P., Fuoco, L., Stuart, S. Dougherty, D., Liu, Y. and Maggard, P. A. “Copper Deficiency in the p-Type Semiconductor Cu1–xNb3O8.” Chem. Mater.  26(6), 2095–2104 (2014).
8. Khanikar P., Liu, Y. and Zikry A. A. ” Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Dynamic Behavior of Al-Cu-Li Alloys.” Materials Science and Engineering: A, 604 (16), 67-77 (2014).
7. Haware R. V., Shivagari R., Johnson P. R., Station S., Stagner W. C. and Gupta M. R. “Application of Multivariate Methods to Evaluate the Functionality of Bovine- and Vegetable-Derived Magnesium Stearate.” Pharmaceutics, Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Technology, 103, 1466-1477 (2014).
6. Boyd D. A., Naciri J., Fontana J., Pacardo D. B., Shields, A. R., Verbarg, J., Spillmann C. M. and Ligler F. S. “Facile Fabrication of Color Tunable Film and Fiber Nanocomposites via Thiol Click Chemistry.” Macromolecules, 47 (2), 695-704 (2014).
5. Rao S. S., Prater J. T., Wu F., Nori S., Kumar D. and Narayan J. “Integration of Epitaxial Permalloy on Si (100) through Domain Matching Epitaxy Paradigm.” Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 18 (1), 1-5 (2014).
4. Rao S. S., Prater J. T., Wu F., Nori S., Kumar D., Yue L., Liou S.-H. and Narayan J. “Positive Exchange Bias in Epitaxial Permalloy/MgO Integrated with Si (100).” Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 18(3), 140-146 (2014).
3. Parish C. M., and Miller M. K. “Aberration-Corrected X-Ray Spectrum Imaging and Fresnel Contrast to Differentiate Nanoclusters and Cavities in Helium-Irradiated Alloy 14YWT.” Microsc. Microanal., Artical. 20(2), 613-626 (2014).
2. Yu Yifei, Huang Sheng-Yang , Li Yanpeng, Steinmann Stephan N.,  Yang Weitao and Cao Linyou. “Layer-Dependent Electrocatalysis of MoS2 for Hydrogen Evolution.” Nano Letter, 14(2), 553-558 (2014).
1. Parish, C. M., White, R. M., LeBeau, J. M. and Miller, M. K. “Response of Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys to High-Dose Heavy Ion Irradiation.”  Journal of Nuclear Materials 445 (1–3): 251-260 (2014).