NMCF Publications

A partial list of scientific research supported by NMCF analytical instrumentation


"An Investigation into the Link Between Microstructure and Pitting Corrosion of Novel Alloy FBB8+Ti," M. Wischhusen, C. Glover, J. Scully, P.K. Liaw, and S. Agnew, in: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (eds) TMS 2020 149th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham. (2020)

"The Effect of Surface Treatment on the Performance of a Zirconium-Based Conversion Coating on AA7075 Automotive Alloys for Protection Against Filiform Corrosion," C.F. Glover, M.L.C. Lim, and J.R. Scully, in: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (eds) TMS 2020 149th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham. (2020)

"Progress in Understanding the Origins of Excellent Corrosion Resistance in Metallic Alloys: From Binary Polycrystalline Alloys to Metallic Glasses and High Entropy Alloys," A.Y. Gerard, K. Lutton, A. Lucente, G. S. Frankel, J.R. Scully; Corrosion 76 (5): 485–499 (2020)

"Increased Filiform Corrosion Resistance Utilizing a Zirconium-Based Conversion Coating on an Al-Zn-Mg-Cu (AA7075-T6) Alloy as well as Selected Surface Treatments,"  Carol Glover, Mary Lyn Lim, John Scully, Corrosion (2020)

"Unveiling hermetic failure of ceramic tubes by digital image correlation and acoustic emission," CH Bumgardner, FM Heim, DC Roache, A Jarama, P Xu, R Lu, E.J. Lahoda, B.P. Croom, C.P. Deck and X. Li, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103 (3), 2146-2159 (2020)

"Unveiling damage mechanisms of chromium-coated zirconium-based fuel claddings by coupling digital image correlation and acoustic emission," D.C. Roache, A. Jarama, C.H. Bumgardner, F.M. Heim, J. Walters, J. Romero, B. Maier and X. Li, Materials Science and Engineering: A 774, 138850 (2020)

"Multiscale XCT Scans to Study Damage Mechanism in Syntactic Foam," H Jin, B Croom, B Mills, X Li, J Carroll, K Long, J Brown, In: Lin MT. et al. (eds) Advancements in Optical Methods & Digital Image Correlation in Experimental Mechanics, Volume 3. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. Springer, Cham. (2020)

"Analysis of SiC/SiC composites for energy applications at ambient conditions," C.H. Bumgardner, F.M. Heim, D.C. Roache, A. Jarama, M. C. Price, C. P. Deck, and X. Li,  J Am Ceram Soc., 00: 1– 11 (2020)

"Interlaboratory Study of Digital Volume Correlation Error Due to X-Ray Computed Tomography Equipment and Scan Parameters: an Update from the DVC Challenge," B. Croom, D. Burden, H. Jin, N.H. Vonk, J.P.M. Hoefnagels, B. Smaniotto, F. Hild, E. Quintana, Q. Sun, X. Nie and X. Li, Exp Mech (2020)

"Prediction of microstructural defects in additive manufacturing from powder bed quality using digital image correlation," J. L. Bartlett, A. Jarama, J. Jones, and X. Li, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 794, 140002 (2020)

"Polyacrylonitrile/Graphene Nanocomposite: Towards the Next Generation of Carbon Fibers," S Rajabpour, Q Mao, Z Gao, MK Talkhoncheh, J Zhu, Y Schwab, M. Kowalik, X. Li, and Adri C.T. van Duin, arXiv preprint arXiv:2006.11985 (2020)

"Converting PBO fibers into carbon fibers by ultrafast carbonization," L Zhang, M Kowalik, Z Gao, CM Ashraf, S Rajabpour, C Bumgardner, Y Schwab, B Damirchi, J Zhu, D Abkarian, J Klett, ACT van Duin, X Li, Carbon, 159: 432-442 (2020)

"Graphene reinforced carbon fibers," Z Gao, J Zhu, S Rajabpour, K Joshi, M Kowalik, B. Croom, Y. Schwab, L. Zhang, C. Bumgardner, K.R. Brown, D. Burden, J. W. Klett, A. C. T. van Duin, L. V. Zhigilei, and X. Li, Science Advances 6 (17), eaaz4191 (2020)

“On the suitability of slow strain rate tensile testing for assessing hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility,” E. Martínez-Pañeda, Z.D. Harris, S. Fuentes-Alonso, J.R. Scully, and J.T. Burns, Corrosion Science, 163, 108291 (2020)

“The effect of hydrogen and aging condition on the deformation and fracture behavior of a precipitation-hardened nickel-base superalloy,”  Z.D. Harris, J.J. Bhattacharyya, J.A. Ronevich, S.R. Agnew, and J.T. Burns, Acta Materialia, 186, 616-630, (2020)

“Multiscale assessment of deformation induced by hydrogen environment-assisted cracking in a peak-aged Ni-Cu superalloy,” Z.D. Harris, A.W. Thompson, and J.T. Burns, JOM, 72, 1993-2002, (2020)

"Beta phase distribution in Al-Mg alloys of various composition and temper," M.E. McMahon, R.L. Haines, P.J. Steiner, J.M. Schulte, S.E. Fakler, and J.T. Burns, Corrosion Science, 169, 108618, (2020)

“Assessing the influence of hydrogen on texture evolution in polycrystalline nickel deformed under uniaxial tension,” Z.D. Harris, M.A. Ritzo, J.M. Schulte, S.R. Agnew, and J.T. Burns, Scripta Materialia, vol. 188, 238-243 (2020)

"“Assessing the fatigue crack growth behavior of highly sensitized AA5456-H116 under cathodic polarization,” Z.D. Harris, E.M. Dubas, D.J. Schrock, J.S. Locke, and J.T. Burns, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 792, 139792, (2020)

"On the hydrogen environment-assisted cracking resistance of a compositionally complex Co-Ni-Cr-Fe-Mo-Ti alloy,” Z.D. Harris, K. Guiseva, J.R. Scully, and J.T. Burns, Materials Science and Engineering: A, accepted, in Press (2020)

“Elucidating the loading rate dependence of hydrogen environment-assisted cracking in a Ni-Cu superalloy,” Z.D. Harris, E.M. Dubas, A.S Popernack, B.P. Somerday, and J.T. Burns, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, accepted, in Press (2020)

"Tailoring nanocomposite interfaces with graphene to achieve high strength and toughness," N. Song, Z. Gao, and X. Li, Science Advances 42, 6, eaba7016 (2020)

“Ballistic to Diffusive Thermal Conductance in Ge2Sb2Te4-based Phase Chane Memory”, K. Aryana, J. T. Gaskins, J. Nag, J. C. Read, D. A. Stewart, M. K. Grobis, E. R. Hoglund, D. H. Olson, A. Giri, J. M. Howe, & P. E. Hopkins, Nature Comm., (in review).

“Photoconductive Mechanism of IR Sensitive Iodized PbSe Thin Films via Strong Hole-Phonon Interaction and Minority Carrier Diffusion” M-H. Jang, E. R. Hoglund, et al., Applied Optics 59, no. 33, 10228-10235 (2020)

“Polymersome Poration and Rupture Mediated by Plasmonic Nanoparticles in Response to Single-Pulse Irradiation”, G. M. DiSalvo, A. R. Robinson, M. S. Aly, E. R. Hoglund, S. M. O’Malley, & J. C. Griepenburg, Polymers 12, no. 10, 2381 (in review).

"Self-limiting Electrodeposition of Ni Film onto GaAs for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation", Y. Xu, R. Ahmed, J. Zheng, E. Hoglund, Q. Lin, et al., Nano Letters (in review).

"Photoelectrochemistry of Self‐Limiting Electrodeposition of Ni Film onto GaAs," Y. Xu, R. Ahmed, J. Zheng, E. R. Hoglund, Q. Lin, E. Berretti, A. Lavacchi, and G. Zangari, Small 16, 2003112 (2020)

"Electrodeposited white bronzes on brass: Corrosion in 3.5 % sodium chloride solution,"  E. Berretti, N. Calisi,. A. Capaccioli, L. Capozzoli, A.M.S. Hamouda, A. Giaccherini, W. Giurlani, A. Ienco, S. Martinuzzi, M. Innocenti, U. Waware, S. Virtanen, G. Zangari, R. Ahmed, and A. Lavacchi, Corrosion Science 175, 108898 (2020)

"Water splitting vs. sulfite oxidation: An assessment of photoelectrochemical performance of TiO2 nanotubes modified by CdS/CdSe nanoparticles," R. Ahmed, Y. Xu, and G. Zangari, Electrochimica Acta 259 (2018) 1095e1103 (2020)

"AgPd Nanoparticles for the Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction: Bimetallic Composition-Dependent Ligand and Ensemble Effects," M. Cui, M., G. Johnson, Z. Zhang, S. Li, S. Hwang, X. Zhang, and S. Zhang, Nanoscale, 12 (26), 14068-14075 (2020)

"Shape and drag of irregular angular particles and test dust," B. J. Connolly, E. Loth, C. F. Smith, Powder Technology 363, 275-285 (2020)

“Hot Corrosion of Shipboard Gas Turbine Blades,” K.J. Meisner and E.J. Opila, Oxidation of Metals (2020)

“Part II: Experimental Verification of Computationally Predicted Preferential Oxidation in Refractory High Entropy Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics,”  L. Backman, J. Gild, J. Luo, and E.J. Opila, Acta Materialia 197, 81-90 (2020)

“Mixed phase ytterbium silicate environmental barrier coating materials for improved CMAS resistance,” R. Webster and E.J. Opila, Journal of Materials Research 35 [17] 2358-2372 (2020)

“Tailoring Thermal Properties of Multi-component Rare Earth Monosilicates,” M. Ridley, J.T. Gaskins, P.E. Hopkins, and E.J. Opila, Acta Materialia (2020)

“Thermochemical stability and microstructural evolution of Yb2Si2O7 in high-velocity high-temperature water vapor,” M. Ridley and E.J. Opila, Journal of the European Ceramic Society (2020)

“Investigations into the thermal stability of sol-gel derived glasses as models for thermally grown oxides,” B. McFarland and E. Opila, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2020)

“Identification of a new oxidation/ dissolution mechanism for boria-accelerated SiC Oxidation,”  B. McFarland, V.A. Angelici, M. Morales, and E. Opila, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103 [9] 5214-5231 (2020)

“Thermochemical Stability of Y2Si2O7 in High-Temperature Water Vapor,"  R. Golden, K. Mueller, and E. Opila, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103 [8] 4517-35 (2020)

“Stability of the Y2O3-SiO2 System in High-Temperature, High-Velocity Water Vapor,” C.G. Parker and E.J. Opila, Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103 [4] 2715-2726 (2020)

"Oxidative Alkenylation of Arenes Using Supported Rh Materials: Evidence that Active Catalysts are Formed by Rh Leaching," Z. Luo, C.A. Whitcomb, N. Kaylor, Y. Zhang, S. Zhang, R. J. Davis, and T. B. Gunnoe, ChemCatChem. (2020)

"Optimization of graphene oxide-modified carbon-fiber microelectrode for dopamine detection," Y. Chang,and B.J. Venton, Analytical Methods 22 (2020)

"Thick Sintered Electrode Lithium-Ion Battery Discharge Simulations: Incorporating Lithiation-Dependent Electronic Conductivity and Lithiation Gradient Due to Charge Cycle," Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 67 140542 (2020)

“Electron and phonon thermal conductivity in high entropy carbides with variable carbon content,” C.M. Rost, T. Borman, Md. D. Hossain, M. Lim, K.F. Quiambao-Tomko, J.A. Tomko, D.W.  Brenner, J.-P. Maria, and P.E. Hopkins, Acta Materialia 196, 231-239 (2020)  

“Anisotropic thermal conductivity tensor of β-Y2Si2O7 for orientational control of heat flow on micrometer scales,” D.H. Olson, V.A. Avincola, C.G. Parker, J.L. Braun, J.T. Gaskins, J.T., K. Tomko, E.J.  Opila,and P.E. Hopkins, Acta Materialia 189, 399-305 (2020)

“The thermal and mechanical properties of hafnium orthosilicate: experiments and first-principles calculations,”  Z. Ding, M. Ridley, J. Deijkers, N. Liu, Md. S. B. Hoque, J.T. Gaskins, M. Zebarjadi, P.E. Hopkins, H. Wadley, E. Opila, and K. Esfarjani, Materialia 12, 100793 (2020).

“Tailoring thermal properties of multi-component rare earth monosilicates,” M. Ridley, J.T. Gaskins, P.E. Hopkins, and E.J. Opila, Acta Materialia 195, 698-707 (2020)

“Thermal properties of carbon nitride toward use as an electrode in phase change memory devices,”  K. Aryana, J.T. Gaskins, J. Nag, J.C. Read, D.H. Olson, M. Grobis, and P.E. Hopkins, Applied Physics Letters 116, 043502 (2020)

"Modified Crushed Oyster Shells for Fluoride Removal from Water," W. Kim, R. Singh and J. A Smith, Scientific Reports Nature, 10, 5759 (2020)

"Evaluation of Methylene Blue Sorption onto Low-Cost Biosorbents: Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Thermodynamics," R. Singh, J. O. Odiyo, T. Singh, J. A. Smith and J. N. Edokpayi, Journal of Chemistry 2020, 8318049  (2020)

"Effect of Chloride Ions on the Point-of-Use Drinking Water Disinfection Performance of Porous Ceramic Media Embedded with Metallic Silver and Copper," R. Singh, W. Kim, J. A. Smith, Water 12, 1625 (2020)

"Modified Oyster Waste Shells as a Value-added Sorbent for Lead Removal," R. Singh and W. Kim., Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - accepted, in revision October (2020)

"Condition-Dependent Pd Speciation and NO Adsorption in Pd/Zeolites,"  K. Mandal, Y. Gu, K.S. Westendorff, S. Li, J.A. Pihl, L.C. Grabow, W.S. Epling, and C. Paolucci, ACS Catalysis 10, 21, 12801–12818 (2020)

“Tuning Interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interactions in Thin Amorphous Ferrimagnetic Alloys”, Y. Quessab, J.-W. Xu, C. T. Ma, W. Zhou, G. A. Riley, J. M. Shaw, H. T. Nembach, S. J. Poon, and A. D.  Kent, Scientific Reports, 10:7447 (2020)

"Nanosecond Pulsed Laser Patterning of Interdigitated Back Contact Heterojunction Silicon Solar Cells," A. Sinha, A. Soman, U. Das, S. Hegedus and M. C. Gupta, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10, 6, 1648-1656  (2020)

"Hafnium silicate formation during oxidation of a permeable silicon + HfO 2 powder composite system," Jeroen A. Deijkers, Haydn N.G. Wadley, Acta Materialia, 201, 448-461 (2020)

"Hafnium silicate formation during the reaction of β-cristobalite SiO2 and monoclinic HfO2 particles," J.A. Deijkers, and H.N.G. Wadley, HNG, J Am Ceram Soc.103: 54005410 (2020)

"Mechanistic Framework for Understanding pH-Induced Electrode Potential Control of AA2024-T351 by Protective Mg-Based Pigmented Coatings," R. J. Santucci Jr. and J. R. Scully, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 167, 13, 131514  (2020)

"Laboratory accelerated and field exposure testing of MgRP and MgORP on AA2024-T351: Chemical and electrochemical protection effects," R.J. Santucci Jr, M.D. Holleman, and J.R.Scully, Surface and Coatings Technology 383, 125245 (2020)

"An RDE Approach to Investigate the Influence of Chromate on the Cathodic Kinetics on 7XXX Series Al Alloys under Simulated Thin Film Electrolytes," U.-E. Charles-Granville, C. Liu, J. R Scully, and R. G Kelly, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 167 (11), 111507 (2020)

"Chemical identification and spatial resolution of bismuth impurities in geological material," Maria Gabriela Sales, Lucas Herweyer, Elizabeth Opila, Stephen McDonnell, Applied Surface Science, 508, 145256 (2020)

"Aqueous passivation of multi-principal element alloy Ni38Fe20Cr22Mn10Co10: Unexpected high Cr enrichment within the passive film," A.Y. Gerard, J. Han, S.J. McDonnell, K. Ogle, E.J. Kautz, D.K. Schreiber, P. Lu, J.E. Saal, G.S. Frankel, and J.R. Scully,  Acta Materialia 198, 121-133 (2020)

“Evolution of microstructure and thermal conductivity of multifunctional environmental barrier coating systems,” D.H. Olson, J.A. Deijkers, K. Quiambao-Tomko, J.T. Gaskins, B.T., Richards, E.J. Opila, P.E. Hopkins, and H.N.G. Wadley, Materials Today Physics in Press (2020)

“Molecular tail chemistry controls thermal transport in fullerene films,” A. Giri, S.S. Chou, D.E. Drury, K.Q.Tomko, D.H. Olson, J.T. Gaskins, B. Kaehr, and P.E. Hopkins, P.E.,Physical Review Materials 4, 065404 (2020)

“Laser Crystallization and Dopant Activation of a-Si:H Carrier-Selective Layer in TOPCon Si Solar Cells” G. C. Wilkes, A. D. Upadhyaya, A. Rohatgi, and M. C. Gupta, IEEE J. Photovolt. 10 (5), 1283–1289, (2020)

"Tailoring thermal properties of multi-component rare earth monosilicates," M. Ridley, J. Gaskins, P. Hopkins, and E. Opila, Acta Materialia, 195, 698-707 (2020)

"Thermochemical stability and microstructural evolution of Yb2Si2O7 in high-velocity, high-temperature water vapor," M. Ridley and E. Opila,  Journal of the European Ceramic Society, in press (2020)

"Influence of Co on Ethylene Steam Reforming Over Co–Cr–O Spinel Catalysts," L. Yang, M. P. Bukhovko, A. Malek, L. Li, C. W. Jones, P. K. Agrawal, and R. J. Davis Catal Lett, (2020)

"Steam reforming of ethylene over nickel based spinel oxides," L. Yang, M. P. Bukhovko, A. Malek, L. Li, C. W. Jones, P. K. Agrawal, and R. J. Davis, Applied Catalysis A: General, 603, 5117739 (2020)

"On the Morphology Changes of Al and Al-Cu Powder After Laser Melting" J. M. Skelton, C.V. Headley, E. J. Sullivan, J. M. Fitz-Gerald, and J. A. Floro, Metall Mater Trans B 51, 2230–2239 (2020)

"Thin layer cell behavior of CNT yarn and cavity carbon nanopipette electrodes: Effect on catecholamine detection" Z. Shao, P. Puthongkham, K. Hu, R. Jia, M. V. Mirkin, & B. J. Venton,  Electrochimica Acta361, 137032 (2020)

"Mid-infrared photoresponse of electrodeposited PbSe thin films by laser processing and sensitization" R. Ahmed & M.C. Gupta, Optics and Lasers in Engineering 134, 106299, (2020)

“Electrodeposition of Fe-Ni alloy on Au(111) substrate: Metastable BCC growth via hydrogen evolution and interactions” Q. Lin, E. Hoglund, G. Zangari, Electrochimica Acta 338: 135876 (2020)

"Effect of a liquid environment on single-pulse generation of laser induced periodic surface structures and nanoparticles," C-Y Shih, Iaroslav Gnilitskyi, M. V. Shugaev, E. Skoulas, E. Stratakis and L. V. Zhigilei, Nanoscale 12, 7674-7687 (2020)

"Minimum bactericidal concentration of ciprofloxacin to Pseudomonas aeruginosa determined rapidly based on pyocyanin secretion," Y. Liu, J. H. Moore, G. L. Kolling, J. S. McGrath, J. A. Papin, and N. S. Swami, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 312,127936 (2020)

"Electrodeposition of White Bronzes on the Way to CZTS Absorber Films," , , , , , and , J. Electrochem. Soc. 167, 022513 (2020)

"Rational Compositional Control of Electrodeposited Ag–Fe films," Y. Sun and G. Zangari, Inorganic Chemistry (2020)

"Electrodeposition of Ag-Pd Alloy at Ru Substrate from Simple Acidic Nitrate Bath," Y. Sun, A. Chamaani and G. Zangari, J. Electrochem. Soc. 167, 062506 (2020)


"Particle clustering effects on damage mechanisms in elastomeric syntactic foams," B.P. Croom, H. Jin, J Carroll, K. Long, and X. Li, Composites Part B: Engineering 175, 107160 (2019)

"Unveiling carbon ring structure formation mechanisms in polyacrylonitrile-derived carbon fibers," J Zhu, Z Gao, M Kowalik, K Joshi, CM Ashraf, MI Arefev, Y Schwab, C. Bumgardner, K. Brown, D. E. Burden, L. Zhang, J.W. Klett, L.V. Zhigilei, A. C. T. van Duin, and X. Li, ACS applied materials & interfaces 11 (45), 42288-42297 (2019)

"Converting eggs to flexible, all-solid supercapacitors," Y Zhang, J He, Z Gao, and X Li, Nano Energy 65, 104045 (2019)

"Collaborative ductile rupture mechanisms of high-purity copper identified by in situ X-ray computed tomography," B. P. Croom, H. Jin, P. J. Noell, B. L. Boyce, and X. Li, Acta Materialia 181, 377-384 (2019)

"Molecular Architecture Directs Linear–Bottlebrush–Linear Triblock Copolymers to Self-Assemble to Soft Reprocessable Elastomers," S. Nian, H. Lian, Z. Gong, M. Zhernenkov, J. Qin, and L-H. Cai, ACS Macro Lett 8, 11, 1528–1534 (2019)

“Thermal Conductivity and Phonon Scattering Processes of ALD Grown PbTe–PbSe Thermoelectric Thin Films”, M. E DeCoster, X. Chen, K. Zhang, C. M Rost, E. R. Hoglund, et al., Adv. Funct. Mate 29, 1904073-8 (2019)

“Nanoscale Mapping of the Electron Density at Al Grain Boundaries and Correlation with Grain-Boundary Energy”, P. Nandi, X. Sang, E. R. Hoglund, et al., Phys. Rev. Materials 3, no. 5, 053805-7 (2019)

"(Photo) electrochemical water oxidation at anodic TiO2nanotubesmodified by electrodeposited NiFe oxy-hydroxides catalysts," Yin Xu, Rasin Ahmed, Qiyuan Lin, Giovanni Zangari, Electrochimica Acta 308, 91-98 (2019)

"Mechanism of histamine oxidation and electropolymerization at carbon electrodes," P. Puthongkham, S.T. Lee,  and B.J. Venton, Analytical chemistry, 91(13), 8366-8373 (2019)

"Drag and Bounce of Irregular Particles and Test Dust" B. J. Connolly, E. Loth, and C. F. Smth, AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum - August (2019)

"Optimization of silver ion release from porous silver-ceramic media for household-level water purification," R. Singh, C. Rento, V. Son, S. Turner, and J. A. Smith. Water 11(4), 816 (2019)

"Investigation of an irreversible NOx storage degradation Mode on a Pd/BEA passive NOx adsorber," Y. Gu, R.P. Zelinsky, Y.-R. Chen, and W.S. Epling, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 258, 118032 (2019)

"Critical Evaluation of P-Type Doping Effects in Bi-Sb Alloys”, X. Hu, S. Gao, and S. J. Poon, AIP Advances 9, 075321 (2019)

“High Entropy Alloys Mined from Phase Diagrams”, J. Qi, A. M. Cheung, and S. J. Poon, Scientific Reports, 9:15501 (2019)

“Half Heusler Compounds: Promising Materials for Mid-to-High Temperature Thermoelectric Conversion”,  S J. Poon, J. Physics D: Appl. Phys. 52, 493001 (2019)

"Scientific Investigation of the Corrosion Performance of Magnesium and Magnesium Oxide Primers on Al Alloy 2024-T351 in Field Exposures," R.J. Santucci Jr., B. Kannan, W. Abbott, and J.R. Scully, Corrosion, 75(5):440-456 (2019)

“Improved Thermoelectric Performance of Eco-Friendly b-FeSi2–SiGe Nanocomposite via Synergistic Hierarchical Structuring, Phase Percolation and Selective Doping," N. Liu, S.E. Rezaei, W.A. Jensen, S. Song, Z. Ren, K. Esfarjani, M. Zebarjadi, and J.A. Floro, Adv. Funct. Mater. 1903157 (2019).

“Hierarchical structure and the origins of coercivity in exchange-coupled Co-Pt nanochessboards”, J.A. Floro, E.P. Vetter, P. Ghatwai, L.D. Geng, Y.M. Jin, and W.A. Soffa, J. Magn. and Magn. Mater. 487, 165313 (2019)

“Thermoelectric transport at F4TCNQ-silicon interface”, N. Liu, J. Peters, A. Ramu, J. A. Floro, J. E. Bowers and M. Zebarjadi, APL Mater. 7, 021104 (2019).

“Enhanced figure of merit in bismuth-antimony fine-grained alloys at cryogenic temperatures,” S. Gao, J.T. Gaskins, X. Hu, K. Tomko, P.E. Hopkins, and S.J. Poon, Scientific Reports 9, 14892 (2019).

"Phase Separation in Electrodeposited Ag-Pd Alloy Films from Acidic Nitrate Bath," S. Yunkai, and G. Zangari, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 166.8 (2019)

"Steam reforming of ethylene over manganese-chromium spinel oxides," L. Yang, G. Brezicki, M. P. Bukhovko, A. Malek, L. Li, C. W. Jones, P. K. Agrawal, and R. J. Davis, J. Catal. 380 224–235 (2019)

"Appearance of a Td* phase across the Td1T phase boundary in the Weyl semimetal MoTe2,"  Y. Tao, J. A. Schneeloch, C. Duan, M. Matsuda, S. E. Dissanayake, A. A. Aczel, J. A. Fernandez-Baca, F. Ye, and D. Louca, Phys. Rev. B 100, 100101(R) (2019)

"Ultrathin-Body TiO2Thin Film Transistors With Record On-Current Density, ON/OFF Current Ratio, and Subthreshold Swing via O2 Annealing,” J. Zhang, M. G. Sales, G. Lin, P. Cui, P. Pepin, J. M. Vohs, S. Mcdonnell & Y. Zeng, IEEE Electron Device Letters 40, 9, 1463 -1466 (2019)

“High performance anatase-TiO2 thin film transistors with a two-step oxidized TiO2 channel and plasma enhanced atomic layer-deposited ZrO2 gate dielectric,” J. Zhang, P. Cui, G. Lin, Y. Zhang, M. G. Sales, M. Jia, Z. Li, C. Goodwin, T. Beebe, L. Gundlach, C. Ni, S. McDonnell & Y. Zeng, Appl. Phys. Express 12 096502 (2019)

“The effect of electrode potential on stress corrosion cracking in highly sensitized Al-Mg alloys”, M.E. McMahon, Z.D. Harris, J.R. Scully, and J.T. Burns, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 767, 138399 (2019)

“Tuning the electrical properties of WSe2 via O2 plasma oxidation: towards lateral homojunctions.” A. N. Hoffman, M. G. Stanford, M. G. Sales, C. Zhang, I. N Ivanov, S. J. McDonnell, D. G. Mandrus & P. D. Rack, 2D Mater. 6 045024 (2019)

“Lithographically patterned metallic conduction in single-layer MoS2 via plasma processing,” M. G. Stanford, Y-C. Lin, M. G. Sales, A. N. Hoffman, C. T. Nelson, K. Xiao, S. McDonnell & P. D. Rack, Nature: 2D Materials and Applications 3, 13 (2019)

"MoS2 cleaning by acetone and UV-ozone: Geological and synthetic material," K. M. Freedy, M. G. Sales, P. M. Litwin, S. Krylyuk, P. Mohapatra, A. Ismach, A. V. Davydov, & S. J. McDonnell, Applied Surface Science 478, 183-188. (2019)

"Mechanism of Histamine Oxidation and Electropolymerization at Carbon Electrodes," P. Puthongkham, S.T. Lee, & B.J. Venton, Anal. Chem. 91, 8366-8373. (2019)

“The effect of isothermal heat treatment on hydrogen environment-assisted cracking susceptibility in Monel K-500”, Z.D. Harris and J.T. Burns, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 764, 138249 (2019)

"Nanodiamond Coating Improves the Sensitivity and Antifouling Properties of Carbon Fiber Microelectrodes", P. Puthongkham & B.J. Venton, ACS Sens. (2019

"Mechanistic Studies of Single-Step Styrene Production Catalyzed by Rh Complexes with Diimine Ligands: An Evaluation of the Role of Ligands and Induction Period, " W. Zhu, Z. Luo, J. Chen, C. Liu, L. Yang, D. A. Dickie, N. Liu, S. Zhang, R. J. Davis, & T. B. Gunnoe, ACS Catalysis 9, 7457−7475 (2019)

"Ring Size Effects on Multi-Stimuli Responsive Luminescent Properties of Cyclic Amine Substituted ß-Diketones and Difluoroboron Complexes," F. Wang, D. Song, D. A. Dickie, & C.L. Fraser, Chem. Asian J. 14, 1849 –1859 (2019)

"Synthesis of TiO2-based nanocomposites by anodizing and hydrogen annealing for efficient photoelectrochemical water oxidation," Y. Xu, Q. Lin, R. Ahmed, E.R. Hoglund & G. Zangari, J. Power  Sources 410-411, 59-68 (2019)

"Improving photo-oxidation activity of water by introducing Ti3+ in self-ordered TiO2 nanotube arrays treated with Ar/NH3," Y. Xu, R. Ahmed, D. Klein, S. Cap, K. Freedy, S. McDonnell & G. Zangari, J. Power Sources 414, 242-249 (2019)

"The effect of pit size and density on the fatigue behavior of a precorroded martensitic stainless steel,” M.D. McMurtrey, D.E. Mills, J.T. Burns, Fatigue & Fracture of Eng Mat Struct 42, 3-18 (2019) 

"Corrosion modified fatigue analysis for next-generation damage-tolerant management," N. Brown, B. Clark, P. Kramer, N. Easter C. Co, F. Friedersdorf, & J. Burns, Corrosion Reviews, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/corrrev-2019-0037 (2019)

"Development of new criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of Zn-rich primers in protecting Al-Mg alloys," M.E. McMahon, J.T. Burns, & J.R. Scully, Progress in Organic Coatings 135, 392-409 (2019)

"Examination of focused ion beam-induced damage during platinum deposition in the near-surface region of an aerospace aluminum alloy," A.W. Thompson, Z.D. Harris, and J.T. Burns, Micron 118, 43-49 (2019)

"Low-temperature laser-generated ultrathin aluminum oxide layers for effective c-Si surface passivation," P. Fan, Z. Sun, G. C. Wilkes, & M. C. Gupta, Applied Surface Science 480, 35–42 (2019)

“Studying the Influence of Mg Content on the Microstructure and Associated Localized Corrosion Behaviour of Zn-Mg PVD Coatings using SVET-TLI”, R. Bolton, T. Dunlop, J. Sullivan, J. Searle, H. Heinrich, R. Westerwaal, C. Boelsma, & G. Williams, J. Electrochem. Soc. 166 (11), C3305-C3315 (2019).

“Nano-scale Mapping of the Electron Density at Al Grain Boundaries and Correlation with Grain Boundary Energy”, P. Nandi, R. R. Unocic, X. Sang, D. Molodov and J. M. Howe, Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 053805 (2019)

"Stability of hydrated carbonates on Ceres," C. Bu, G. Rodriguez Lopez, C.A. Dukes, O. Ruesch, L.A. McFadden, & J-Y. Li, Icarus 320, 136-149 (2019)

"Growth, morphology and crystal structure of electrodeposited Bi2Se3 films: Influence of the substrate," R. Ahmed, Q. Lin, Y. Xu, & G. Zangari, Electrochim. Acta 299, 654-662 (2019)

“Metal-Organic Frameworks as Porous Templates for Enhanced Cobalt Oxide Electrocatalyst Performance”, L. Huelsenbeck, S.L. Hone, A. Ghorbanpour, A.M. Conley, H. Heinrich, C.W. Machan, and G. Giri, Amer. Chem. Soc. 2, 5 3306-3313 (2019)


"Photoelectrochemical Activity of CdS/CdSe Deposited onto TiO2 Photoanodes: Comparing Performance with vs. without Sacrificial Reagents," R. Ahmed, Y. Xu and G. Zangari, ECS Trans. 85 1031 (2018)

"Atmospheric and Long-term Aging Effects on the Electrical Properties of Variable Thickness WSe2 Transistors," A. N. Hoffman, M. G. Stanford, C. Zhang, I. N. Ivanov, A. D. Oyedele, M. G. Sales, S. J. McDonnell, M. R. Koehler, D. G. Mandrus, L. Liang, B. G. Sumpter, K. Xiao, & P. D. Rack, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10 (42), 36540-36548 (2018)

"Fatigue crack propagation of aerospace aluminum alloy 7075-T651 in high altitude environments," J. T.  Burns, J.J. Jones, A.D. Thompson, J.S. Warner-Locke, Internat. J. Fatigue 106, 196-207  (2018)

"Data science analysis of the macro-scale features governing the corrosion to crack transition in AA7050-T745,"  N.E. Co, D.E. Brown, & J.T. Burns, JOM-US 70(7), 1168-1174 (2018)

“The effect of crack wake roughness on the environmentally assisted fatigue behavior of aerospace Al-alloy in low moisture environments," J.J. Jones, M.D. McMurtrey, L.B. Brown, J.T. Burns, Eng Fract Mech 199; 343-357 (2018)

“Elucidating the contribution of mobile hydrogen-deformation interactions to hydrogen-induced intergranular cracking in polycrystalline nickel”, Z.D. Harris, Lawrence SK, Medlin DL, Guetard G, Burns JT, & Somerday BP, Acta Mater 158, 180-192 (2018)

"Laser Annealing of TiO2 Electron-Transporting Layer in Perovskite Solar Cells," G. C. Wilkes, X. Deng, J. J. Choi, & M. C. Gupta, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 10, 41312−41317 (2018)

"Search for Sulfates on the Surface of Ceres," C. Bu, G. Rodriguez Lopez, C.A. Dukes, O. Ruesch, L.A. McFadden, & J-Y Li, Meteor. Planet. Sci. 53 (DAWN Ceres issue), 9, 1946-1960 (2018)

"Synthesis and Material Properties of Bi2Se3 Nanostructures Deposited by SILAR," R. Ahmed, Y. Xu, M. G. Sales, Q. Lin, S. McDonnell, & G. Zangari, J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 12052−12060 (2018)

"Synthesis of TiO2-based nanocomposites by anodizing and hydrogen annealing for efficient photoelectrochemical water oxidation," Y. Xu, Q. Lin, R. Ahmed, E. R. Hoglund, & G. Zangari, J. Power Sources  410-411, 59-68 (2018)

"Growth of SiGe epitaxial quantum dots on patterned Si (001) surfaces by in situ annealing of initially conformal layers," J.M Amatya, H.H. Heinrich, J. Tersoff, & J.A. Floro, J. Applied Phys. 124, 204302 (2018)

“Momentum Resolved EELS of Plasmons at Al Grain Boundaries without a q-Slit Aperture”, E. R. Hoglund and J. M. Howe, Micros. Microanal., 24(S1), 466 (2018).

“Dynamic HRTEM Observation of Metastable Cu Island Formation at a Solid Si - Liquid Al Interface”, M. M. Schneider and J. M. Howe, Acta Mater., 133, 224 (2017).


“Room Temperature Processing of TiOx Electron Transporting Layer for Perovskite Solar Cells,” X. Deng, G. C. Wilkes, A. Chen, N. Prasad, M. C. Gupta, and J. J. Choi, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 3206–3210 (2017).

“The interaction of corrosion fatigue and stress corrosion cracking in a precipitation-hardened martensitic stainless steel”, J.R. Donahue, A.B. Lass, J.T. Burns, Nature: Materials Degradation, Article 11 (2017)

“The effect of heat-to-heat variations in metallurgy and hydrogen-metal interactions on the hydrogen embrittlement of Monel K-500”, B.C. Rincon-Troconis, Z.D. Harris, H. Ha, J.T. Burns, J.r. Scully, Mater Sci Eng A, 703, 533-550 (2017)

“Mitigation of intergranular stress corrosion cracking in Al-Mg by electrochemical potential control," M.E. McMahon, J.R. Scully, & J.T. Burns, JOM-US 69 (8); 1389-1397 (2017)

“Effects of macro-scale corrosion damage feature on fatigue crack initiation and fatigue behavior," N.E. Co & J.T. Burns, Int J Fatigue 103; 234-247 (2017)

“The effect of temper and composition on the stress corrosion cracking of Al-Mg alloys,” M.E. McMahon, P. Steiner, A. Lass, & J.T. Burns, Corrosion 73(4), 347-361 (2017)

“The effect of loading orientation on the stress corrosion cracking of Al-Mg alloys”, M.E. McMahon, P. Steiner, A. Lass, & J.T. Burns, Corrosion 73(6); 713-723 (2017)

“Fracture mechanics modeling of constant- and variable amplitude fatigue behavior of field corroded 7075-T6511 aluminum," M.D. McMurtrey, D. Bae, J.T. Burns, Fat Fract Eng Mater Struct 40, 605-622 (2017)

"High-Temperature Delamination Mechanisms of Thermal Barrier Coatings: In-situ Digital Image Correlation and Finite Element Analyses," CH Bumgardner, BP Croom, and X Li, Acta Materializa, 128; 54-63 (2017)


“High-Energy Electron Emission from Metallic Nano-tips Driven by Intense Single-Cycle THz Pulses,” Sha Li and R.R. Jones, Nature Communications 7, 13405 (2016).


“Examination of the Electronic Structure of Crystalline and Liquid Al Versus Temperature by In-situ Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy (EELS)”, P. Palanisamy,M. de Jong, M. Asta and J. M. Howe, Micron, 76, 14 (2015)

"Defect controlled transverse compressive strength of polyethylene fiber laminates," M.R. O'Masta, V.S. Despande, & H.N.G. Wadley, International J. Solids and Structures 52, 130-149 (2015)

"Unveiling Ultra-high Temperature Wear and Indentation Damage Mechanisms of Thermal Barrier Coatings," CH Bumgardner, X Li, JOM,  67: 2921-2933 (2015)


“Acoustic Harmonic Generation from Fatigue-Generated Dislocation Substructures in Copper Single Crystals”, T. M. Apple, J. H. Cantrell, W. T. Yost, C. M. Amaro, C. R. Mayer,S. R. Agnew and J. M. Howe,Philos. Mag., 93, 2802 (2013)

“In-Situ Observation of Cu Segregation and Phase Nucleation at a Solid-Liquid Interface in an Al Alloy”, P. Palanisamy and J. M. Howe, Acta Mater., 61, 4339 (2013)


“Reversible Mechanochromic Luminescence of Solid-State Difluoroboron Avobenzone”, Zhang, G.; Lu, J.; Sabat, M.; Fraser C.L .J. Am.Chem. Soc ., (2010) 132, 2160.


"Luminescence of Y2SiO5:Ce Nanocrystalline Thin Films" E. Coetsee, J. J. Terblans, H. C. Swart, J. M. Fitz-Gerald and J. R. Botha. e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology Vol. 7 (2009) pp.369-374

"Laser ablation of energetic polymer solutions: effect of viscosity and fluence on the splashing behavior" Romain Fardel, Lukas Urech, Thomas Lippert, Claude Phipps, James M. Fitz-Gerald, Alexander Wokaun Appl Phys A Materials Science & Engineering (2009) 94, p. 657–665

"Influence of macro segregation on hydrogen environment embrittlement of SUS 316L stainless steel" Thorsten Michler, Yongwon Lee, Richard P. Gangloff, Joerg Naumann. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34 3201–3209 (2009)

"Dendritic Growth and Morphology Selection in Copper Electrodeposition from Acidic Sulfate Solutions Containing Chlorides" Wenbo Shao and Giovanni Zangari. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (23), pp 10097–10102

"Fatigue crack formation and growth from localized corrosion in Al–Zn–Mg–Cu" Sangshik Kim, James T. Burns, Richard P. Gangloff. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 76 (2009) 651–667


“Self-Assembly of Supramolecular Fibers and Thermoreversible Gels in Non-Polar Media by a Propargylic Alcohol with Fluorinated and Non-Fluorinated Aromatic Rings.“ Borges, A.R.; Hyacinth, M.A.; Lum, M.; Dingle, C.M.; Hamilton, P.L.; Chruszcz, M.; Pu, L.; Sabat, M.; Caran, K.L. Langmuir 24 (2008) 7421.

"Effect of Ni as a minority alloying element on the corrosion behavior in Al–Cu–Mg–(Ni) metallic glasses" T. Aburada,* N. U¨ nlu¨ , J.M. Fitz-Gerald, G.J. Shiflet and J.R. Scully Scripta Materialia 58 (2008) 623–626

"Generation of surface features in films deposited by matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation: the effects of the stress confinement and droplet landing velocity" Aaron Sellinger, Elodie Leveugle, James M. Fitz-Gerald, Leonid V. Zhigilei Appl Phys A Materials Science & Engineering (2008) 92: 821–829

"Synthesis of multimetallic nanoparticles using a solution-based pulsed laser deposition approach" A.T. Sellinger, T. Aburada, and J.M. Fitz-Gerald SPIE Vol. 7005 700516-2 (2008)

"Effect of substrate temperature on poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposite thin films deposited by matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation" A.T. Sellinger, A.H. Martin, J.M. Fitz-Gerald. Thin Solid Films 516 (2008) p6033–6040

"Environmental Fatigue-Crack Surface Crystallography for Al-Zn-Cu-Mg-Mn/Zr" YUNJO RO, SEAN R. AGNEW, and RICHARD P. GANGLOFF. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A VOLUME 39A, JUNE 2008—1449

"Aqueous depletion of Mg from olivine surfaces enhanced by ion irradiation" E. D. Cantando, C. A. Dukes, M. J. Loeffler, and R. A. Baragiola JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH VOL. 113, E0901, 2008

"Laboratory simulations of sulfur depletion at Eros" M.J. Loeffler, C.A. Dukes, W.Y. Changa, L.A. McFadden, R.A. Baragiola, Icarus 195 (2008) 622–629

"Grain size effects on the tensile properties and deformation mechanisms of a magnesium alloy, AZ31B sheet 3 4" A. Jain, O. Duygulu, D.W. Brown, C.N. Tom, S.R. Agnew. Materials Science and Engineering: A Volume 486, Issues 1-2, 15 July 2008, Pages 545-555


"Photo-chemical synthesis and deposition of noble metal nanoparticles" C.E. Allmond, A.T. Sellinger, K. Gogick and J.M. Fitz-Gerald. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, Volume 86, Number 4, p477-480 (2007)

"Ejection of matrix-polymer clusters in matrix-assisted laser evaporation: Experimental observations" Aaron T. Sellinger, Elodie Leveugle, Kristy Gogick, Guillaume Peman, Leonid V. Zhigilei, and James M. Fitz-Gerald. IOP Publishing Journal of Physics: Conference Series 59 (2007) 314–317 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/59/1/066 Eighth International Conference on Laser Ablation

"Scanning electron and cathodoluminescence imaging of thin film Lu2SiO5 :Ce scintillating materials" by J.M. Fitz-Gerald and P. D. Rack, J. D. Peak, and C. L. Melcher. Applied Physics Letters 91, 244102 (2007)

"Novel wet SEM imaging of organically modified montmorillonite clay dispersions" J. Li, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, J.P. Oberhauser. Appl. Phys. A Materials Science & Processing, 87, 97–102 (2007)

"Crystallography of Fatigue Crack Propagation in Precipitation Hardened Al-Cu-Mg/Li" YunJo Ro, Sean R. Agnew and Richard P. Gangloff. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 3042—VOLUME 38A, DECEMBER 2007

"Hardening evolution of AZ31B Mg sheet "3 X.Y. Lou, M. Li, R.K. Boger, S.R. Agnew, R.H. Wagoner. International Journal of Plasticity Volume 23, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 44-86


"Thin film rf magnetron sputtering of gadolinium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet ultraviolet emitting materials" Y. Deng a,*, J.D. Fowlkes a, P.D. Rack a, J.M. Fitz-Gerald b Optical Materials 29 (2006) 183–191

"High-resolution three-dimensional reconstruction: A combined scanning electron microscope and focused ion-beam approach" R. K. Bansal, A. Kubis, R. Hull, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 24, 2 (2006)

"Non-aggregated Pd nanoparticles deposited onto catalytic supports" C.E. Allmond, V.P. Oleshko, J.M. Howe, J.M. Fitz-Gerald Applied Physics A –Materials Science & Processing, 82, p.675–678 (2006)

"Ultraviolet emitting (Y1−xGdx)2O3−δ thin films deposited by radio frequency magnetron sputtering: Combinatorial modeling, synthesis, and rapid characterization" J.D. Fowlkes, J.M. Fitz-Gerald, P.D. Rack Thin Solid Films 510 (2006) 68–76


"Matrix assisted pulsed laser deposition of light emitting polymer thin films" J.M. Fitz-gerald, G. Jennings, R. Johnson, C. Fraser. Applied Physics. A Materials Science & Processing (2005) 80, 5, p.1109

"Laser Surface Modification of a Crystalline Al-Co-Ce Alloy for Enhanced Coroosion Resistance"  J.G. Hoekstra, S. B. Qadri, J.R. Scully, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald. Advanced Engineering Materials (2005), 7, No 9

"Pulsed laser deposition vs. matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation for growth of biodegradable polymer thin films" A.L. Mercado, C.E. Allmond, J.G. Hoekstra, J.M. Fitz-Gerald. Applied Physics A – Materials Science & Processing, 81, 591–599 (2005)

"Laboratory simulations of redeposition of impact ejecta on mineral surfaces" M.J. Loeffler, R.A. Baragiolaa, M. Murayama. Icarus 196 (2008) 285–292

"Cathodoluminescence and its temperature dependence in Tm-doped AlxGa1–xN thin films" D. S. Lee, A. J. Steck, P. D. Rack, and J. M. Fitz-Gerald. Phys. Stat. Sol. 2, No. 7, 2765–2769 (2005)

"Plastic anisotropy and the role of non-basal slip in magnesium alloy AZ31B" Sean R. Agnew, O¨ zgu¨ Duygulu. International Journal of Plasticity 21 (2005) 1161–1193


"Study of slip mechanisms in a magnesium alloy by neutron diffraction and modeling" S.R. Agnew a, C.N. Tom e b, D.W. Brown b, T.M. Holden b, S.C. Vogel b. Scripta Materialia 48 (2003) p 1003–1008