University of Wisconsin–Madison

2018 Publications



  • Quarterman, P., Sun, C.L., Garcia-Barriocanal, J., Mahendra, D.C., Lv, Y., Manipatruni, S., Nikonov, D.E., Young, I.A., Voyles, P.M., Wang, J.P. “Demonstration of Ru as the 4th Ferromagnetic Element at Room Temperature” Nature Communications (2018). doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04512-1
  • Zhu, M., Yu, L. “Trans-cis Isomerization Energies of Azopyridines:A Calorimetric and Computational Study” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, no. 1 (2018): 463-469. doi: 10.1007/s10973-017-6913-0
  • Teerakapibal, R., Huang, C., Gujral, A., Ediger, M. D., and Yu, L.Organic Glasses with Tunable Liquid-Crystalline OrderPhysical Review Letters120, no. 5 (2018): doi:10.1103/physrevlett.120.055502


  • Kim, H., Kim, K., Guan, Y.X., Lee, J., Kuech, T.F., Mawst, L.J. “Single Junction Solar Cell Employing Strain Compensated GaAs0.965Bi0.035/GaAs0.75P0.25 Multiple Quantum Wells Grow by Metal Organic Vapor Phase Epitaxy” Applied Physics Letters, no. 25 (2018). doi: 10.1063/1.5035281
  • Pateras, A., Park, J., Ahn, Y., Tilka, J.A., Holt, M.V., Kim, H., Mawst, L.J., Evans, P.G. “Dynamical Scattering in Coherent Hard X-Ray Nanobeam Bragg Diffraction” Physical Review B, no. 23 (2018). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.235414
  • Pateras, A., Park, J., Ahn, Y., Tilka, J.A., Holt, M.V., Reichl, C., Wegscheider, W., Baart, T.A., Dehollain, J.P., Mukhopadhyay, U., Vandersypen, L.M.K., Evans, P.G. “Mesoscopic Elastic Distortions in GaAs Quantum Dot heterostructures” Nano Letters, no. 5 (2018): 2780-2786. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04603
  • Tiimob, B.J., Rangari, V.K., Mwinyelle, G., Abdela, W., Evans, P.G., Abbott, N., Samuel, T., Jeelani, S. “Tough Aliphatic-aromatic Copolyester and Chicken Egg White Flexible Bipolymer Blend With Bacteriostatic Effects” Food Packaging and Shelf Life, (2018): 9-16. doi: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2018.01.001
  • Tilka, J. A., Park, J., Ahn, Y., Pateras, A., Cai, Z., and Evans, P. G.Stressor-Layer-Induced Elastic Strain Sharing in SrTiO3 Complex Oxide SheetsApplied Physics Letters 112, no. 9 (2018): 091905. doi:10.1063/1.5019920
  • Park, J., Mangeri, J., Zhang, Q., Yusuf, M. H., Pateras, A., Dawber, M., Holt, M. V., Heinonen, O. G., Nakhmanson, S., and Evans, P. G.Domain Alignment within Ferroelectric/Dielectric PbTiO3/SrTiO3 Superlattice NanostructuresNanoscale10, no. 7 (2018): 3262–3271. doi:10.1039/c7nr07203a

Facilities Supported

  • Lee, D., Kvit, A., Choi, K.S. “Enabling Solar Water Oxidation by BiVO4 Photoanodes in Basic Media” Chemistry of Materials, no. 14 (2018): 4704-4712. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01405
  • Efremov, M.Y., Nealey, P.F. “Ellipsometry-based COmincation of Isothermal Sorption-desorption Measurement and Temperature Programmed Desorption Technique: A Probe for Interaction of Thin Polymer Films With Solvent Vapor“ Review of Scientific Instruments, no. 5 (2018). doi: 10.1063/1.5021269
  • Kim, Y.K., Wang, X.G., Mondkar, P., Bukusoglu, E., Abbott, N.L. ”Self-reporting and Self-regulating Liquid Crystals” Nature, no. 7706 (2018): 539. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0098-y


Wisconsin MRSEC

  • Son, C.Y., McDaniel, J.G., Cui, Q., Yethiraj, A. “Conformational and Dynamic Properties of Poly(ethylene oxide) in BMIM+BF4- : A Microsecond Computer Simulation Study Using ab Lnitio Force Fields” Macromolecules, no. 14 (2018): 5336-5345. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01002
  • Rojas, E.R., Billings, G., Odermatt, P.D., Auer, G.K., Zhu, L., Miguel, A., Chang, F., Weibel, D.B., Theriot, J.A., Huang, G.K. “The Outer Membrane is an Essential Load-bearing Element in Gram-negative Bacteria” Nature, no. 7715 (2018): 617+. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0344-3
  • Zhang, P., Wang, Z., Perepezko, J.H., Voyles, P.M. “Vitrification, Crystallization, and Atomic Structure of Deformed and Quenched Ni60Nb40 Metallic Glass” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, (2018): 133-140. doi: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.04.005
  • Wysoczynski-Horita, C.L., Boursier, M.E., Hill, R., Hansen, K., Blackwell, H.E. “Mechanism of Agonism and Antagonism of the Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Quorum Sensing Regulator QscR with Non-native Ligands” Molecular Microbiology, no. 3 (2018): 240-257. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13930
  • Yin, X., Chen, Q.Y., Tian, P., Zhang, P., Zhang, Z.Y., Voyles, P.M., Wang, X.D. “Ionic Layer Epitaxy of Nanometer-Thick Palladium Nanosheets with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Properties” Chemistry of Materials, no. 10 (2018): 3308-3314. doi: 10.1021/accs.chemater.8b00575
  • McLaughlin, J.R., Abbott, N.L., Guymon, C.A. “Responsive Superabsorbent Hydrogels Via Photopolymerization in Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Templates” Polymer, (2018): 119-126. doi: 10.1016/j.polymer.2018.03.016
  • Luo, G.F., Kuech, T.F., Morgan, D. “Transition State Redox During Dynamical Processes in Semiconductors and Insulators” NPG Asia Materials, (2018): 45-51. doi: 10.1038/s41427-018-0010-0
  • Tian, P., Yu, Y.H., Yin, X., Wang, X.D. “A Wafer-scale 1 nm Ni(OH)(2) Nanosheet with Superior Electrocatalytic Activity for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction” Nanoscale, no. 11 (2018): 5054-5059. doi: 10.1039/c7nr09042k
  • Kim, H., Guan, Y.X., Babcock, S.E., Kuech, T.F., Mawst, L.J. “Characteristics of OMVPE Grown GaAsBi QW Lasers and Impact of Post-growth Thermal Annealing” Journal of Applied Physics, no. 11 (2018). doi: 10.1063/1.5017965
  • Ro, I., Aragao, I.B., Chada, J.P., Liu, Y.F., Rivera-Dones, K.R., Ball, M.R., Zanchet, D., Dumesic, J.A., Huber, G.W. “The role of Pt-FexOy interfacial sites for CO oxidation” Journal of Catalysis 358 (2018): 19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.11.021
  • Stilwell, M. D., Cao, M., Goodrich-Blair, H., and Weibel, D. B.Studying the Symbiotic Bacterium Xenorhabdus Nematophila in Individual, Living Steinernema Carpocapsae Nematodes Using Microfluidic SystemsmSphere3, no. 1 (2018): doi:10.1128/msphere.00530-17
  • Santos, T. M. A., Lammers, M. G., Zhou, M., Sparks, I. L., Rajendran, M., Fang, D., Jesus, C. L. Y. D., Carneiro, G. F. R., Cui, Q., and Weibel, D. B.Small Molecule Chelators Reveal That Iron Starvation Inhibits Late Stages of Bacterial CytokinesisACS Chemical Biology13, no. 1 (2018): 235–246. doi:10.1021/acschembio.7b00560
  • Collar, K. N., Li, J., Jiao, W., Kong, W., and Brown, A. S. “Unidirectional Lateral Nanowire Formation during the Epitaxial Growth of GaAsBi on Vicinal SubstratesNanotechnology29, no. 3 (2018): 035604. doi:10.1088/1361-6528/aa9e34
  • Jennings, J., Green, B., Mann, T. J., Guymon, C. A., and Mahanthappa, M. K. “Nanoporous Polymer Networks Templated by Gemini Surfactant Lyotropic Liquid CrystalsChemistry of Materials30, no. 1 (2018): 185–196. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04183

Facilities Supported

  • Chada, J.P., Zu, Z.R., Zhao, D.T., Watson, R.B., Brammer, M., Bigi, M., Rosenfeld, D.C., Hermans, I. Huber, G.W. “Oligomerization of 1-butene Over Carbon-supported CoOx and Subsequent Isomerization/hydroformylation to n-nonanal” Catalysis Communications (2018). doi: 10.1016/j.catcom.2018.06.021
  • Ro, I., Aragao, I.B., Brentzel, Z.J., Liu, Y.F., Rivera-Dones, K.R., Ball, M.R., Zanchet, D., Huber, G.W., Dumesic, J.A. “Intrinsic Activity of Interfacial Sites for Pt-Fe and Pt-Mo Catalysts in the Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Groups” Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, (2018): 182-190. doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.02.058
  • Preger, Y., Root, T.W., Stahl, S.S. “Platinum-Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Nitrile Synthesis via Aerobic Oxidative Coupling of Alcohols and Ammonia” ACS Omega, no. 6 (2018). doi:10.1021/acsomega.8b00911
  • Choudhry, F.A., Nguyen, H.M., King, S.W., Lee, C.H., Lin, Y.H., Fung, H.S., Chen, C.C., Li, W., Benjamin, D., Blatz, J.M., Nishi, Y., Shohet, JL. “Measurement of the Vacuum-ultraviolet Absorption Spectrum of Low-K Dielectrics Using X-Ray Reflectivity” Applied Physics Letters, no. 8 (2018). doi:10.1063/1.5025180
  • Wu, H.L., Carotti, F., Gakhar, R., Patel, N., Scarlat, R.O. “Fluorination of Nuclear Graphite IG-110 in Molten 2LiF-BeF2 (FLiBe) Salt at 700 Degrees C” Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, (2018): 159-170. doi: 10.1016/j.fluchem.2018.04.001
  • Agarwal, U.P., Ralph, S.A., Reiner, R.S., Baez, C. “New Cellulose Crystallinity Estimation Method That Differentiates Between Organized and Crystalline Phases” Carbohydrate Polymers, (2018): 262-270. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.03.003
  • Neyens, S.F., Foote, R.H., Thorgrimsson, B., Knapp, T.J., McJunkin, T., Vandersypen, L.M.K., Amin, P., Thomas, N.K., Clarke, J.S., Savage, D.E., Lagally, M.G., Friesen, M., Coppersmith, S.N., Eriksson, M.A. “The Critical Role of Substrate Disorder in Valley Splitting in Si Quantum Wells” Applied Physics Letters, no. 24 (2018). doi: 10.1063/1.5033447
  • Ferdous, R., kawakami, R., Scarlino, P., Nowak, M.P., Ward, D.R., Savage, D.E., Lagally, M.G., Coppersmith, S.N., Friesen, M., Eriksson, M.A., Vandersypen, L.M.K., Rahman, R. “Valley Dependent Anisotropic Spin Splitting in Silicon Quantum Dots” NPJ Quantum Information, (2018). doi: 10.1038/s41534-018-0075-1
  • Pateras, A., Park, J., Ahn, Y., Tilka, J.A., Holt, M.V., Reichl, C., Wegscheider, W., Baart, T.A., Dehollain, J.P., Mukhopadhyay, U., Vandersypen, L.M.K., Evans, P.G. “Mesoscopic Elastic Distortions in GaAs Quantum Dot heterostructures” Nano Letters, no. 5 (2018): 2780-2786. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04603
  • Shi, S., He, M.R., Jin, K., Bei, H.B., Robertson, I.M. “Evolution of Ion Damage at 773K in Ni- Containing Concentrated Solid-Solution Alloys” Journal of Nuclear Materials, (2018): 132-142. doi: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.015
  • Aragao, I.B., Ro, I., Liu, Y.F., Ball, M., Huber, G.W., Zanchet., D., Dumesic, J.A. “Catalysts Synthesized by Selective Deposition of Fe onto Pt for the Water-gas Shift Reaction” Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, (2018):182-190. doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.10.004
  • Wang, Y.C., Mohan, C.O., Guan, J.H., Ravishankar, C.N., Gunasekaran, S. “Chitosan and Gold Nanoparticles-based Thermal History Indicators and Frozen Indicators for Perishable and Temperature-sensitive Products” Food Control, (2018): 186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2017.09.031
  • Galebach, P.H., McClelland, D.J., Eagan, N.M., Wittrig, A.M., Buchanan, J.S., Dumesic, J.A., Huber, G.W. “Production of Alcohols from Cellulose by Supercritical Methanol Depolymerization and Hydrodeoxygenation” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, no. 3 (2018): 4330-4344. doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04820
  • Horak, E.H., Rea, M.T., Heylman, K.D., Gelbwaser-Klimovsky, D., Saikin, S.K., Thompson, B.J., Kohler, D.D., Knapper, K.A., Wei, W., Pan, F., Gopalan, P., Wright, J.C., Aspuru-Guzik, A., Goldsmith, R.H. “Exploring Electronic Structure and Order in Polymers via Single-Particle Microresonator Spectroscopy” Nano Letters, no. 3 (2018): 1600-1607. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04211
  • Xu, Z.R., Chada, J.P., Xu, L., Zhao, D.T., Rosenfeld, D.C., Rogers, J.L., Hermans, I., Mavirkakis, M., Huber, G.W. “Ethylene Dimerization and Oligomerization to 1-Butene and Higher Olefins with Chromiu,-Promoted Cobalt on Carbon Catalyst” ACS Catalysis, no. 3 (2018): 2488-2497. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03205
  • Shu, S.P., Wirth, B.D., Wells, P.B., Morgan, D.D., Odette, G.R. “Multi-technique Characterization of the Precipitates in Thermally Aged and Neutron Irradiated Fe-Cu and Fe-Cu-Mn Model Alloys: Atom Probe Tomography Reconstruction Implications” ACTA Materialia, (2018): 237-252. doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.12.006
  • Xia, X.Y., Sanaty-Zadeh, A., Zhang, C., Luo, A.A., Stone, D.S. “Experimental Investigatoin and Simulation of Precipitation Evolution in Mg-3Nd-0.2Zn Alloy” Calphad-Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, (2018): 58-67. doi: 10.1016/j.calphas.2017.11.006
  • Tiimob, B.J., Rangari, V.K., Mwinyelle, G., Abdela, W., Evans, P.G., Abbott, N., Samuel, T., Jeelani, S. “Tough Aliphatic-aromatic Copolyester and Chicken Egg White Flexible Bipolymer Blend With Bacteriostatic Effects” Food Packaging and Shelf Life, (2018): 9-16. doi: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2018.01.001
  • Zhang, P., Maldonis, J.J., Liu, Z., Schroers, J., Voyles, P.M. “Spatially Heterogeneous Dynamics in a Metallic Glass Forming Liquid Imaged by Electrong Correlation Microscopy” Nature Communications, (2018). doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03604-2
  • Nygren, K.E., Bertsch, K.M., Wang, S., Bei, H., Nagao, A., Robertson, I.M. “Hydrogen embrittlement in compositionally complex FeNiCoCrMn FCC Solid Solution Alloy” Current Opinion In Solid State & Materials Science, no. 1 (2018): 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.cossms.2017.11.002
  • Mannel, D.S., King, J.,Preger, Y., Ahmed, M.S., Root, T.W., Stahl, S.S. “Mechanistic Insights into Aerobic Oxidative Methyl Esterification of Primary Alcohols with Heterogeneous PdBiTe Catalystsy” ACS Catakysis, no. 2 (2018): 1038-1047. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.7b02886
  • He, J.Y., Burt, S.P., Ball, M., Zhao, D.T., Hermans, I., Dumesic, J.A., Huber, G.W. “Synthesis of 1,6-Hexanediol from Cellulose Derived Tetrahydrofuran-Dimethanol with pt-WOx/TiO2 Catalysts” ACS Catalysis, no. 2 (2018): 1427-1439. doi:10.1021/acscatal.7b03593
  • Peng, W.N., Zamiri, M., Scott, S.A., Cavallo, F., Endres, J.J., Knezevic, I., Eriksson, M.A., Lagally, M.G. “Electronic Transport in Hydrogren-Terminated Si(001) Nanomembranes” Physical Review Applied, no. 2 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysReviewApplied.9.024037
  • Szilvasi, T., Bao, N.Q., Yu, H.Z., Twieg, R.J., Mavrikakis, M., Abbott, N.L. “The Role of Anions in Adsorbate-Induced Anchoring Transitions of Liquid Crystals on Surfaces with Discrete Cation Binding Sites” Soft Matter, no. 5 (2018): 797-805. doi:10.1039/c7sm01981e
  • Wang, S., Nagao, A., Sofronis, P., Robertson, I.M. “Hydrogen-modified Dislocation Structures in a Cyclically Deformed Ferritic-pearlitic Low Carbon Steel” ACTA Materialia, (2018): 164-176. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2017.10.034
  • Sigler, C., Gibson, R., Boyle, C., Kirch, J.D., Lindberg, D., Earles, T., Botez, D., Mawst, L.J., Bedford, R. “Spectrally Resolved Modal Characteristics of Leaky-Wave-Coupled Quantum Cascade Phase-Locked Laser Arrays” Optical Engineering, no. 1 (2018). doi: 10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011013
  • Rath, A., Sivakumar, C., Sun, C., patel, S.J., Jeong, J.S., Feng, J., Stecklein, G., Crowell, P.A., Palmstrom, C.J., Butler, W.H., Voyles, P.M. “Reduced Interface Spin Polarization by Antiferromagnetically Coupled Mn Segregated to the Co2MnSi/GaAs (001) Interface” Physical Review B, no.4 (2018). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevb.97.045304