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    • Assessing Carbon-Based Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Universal Description of Charge-Transfer Binding 

      Liu, Yuanyue; Wang, Y. Morris; Yakobson, Boris I.; Wood, Brandon C. (2014)
      Many key performance characteristics of carbon-based lithium-ion battery anodes are largely determined by the strength of binding between lithium (Li) and sp2 carbon (C), which can vary significantly with subtle changes ...
    • Equilibrium at the edge and atomistic mechanisms of graphene growth 

      Artyukhov, Vasilii I.; Liu, Yuanyue; Yakobson, Boris I. (2012-09-18)
      The morphology of graphene is crucial for its applications, yet an adequate theory of its growth is lacking: It is either simplified to a phenomenological-continuum level or is overly detailed in atomistic simulations, ...
    • Interaction of microwaves with carbon nanotubes to facilitate modification 

      Tour, James M.; Dyke, Christopher A.; Stephenson, Jason J.; Yakobson, Boris I. (2011-12-20)
      The present invention is directed toward methods of crosslinking carbon nanotubes to each other using microwave radiation, articles of manufacture produced by such methods, compositions produced by such methods, and ...
    • Macroscopic ordered assembly of carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Smith, Kenneth A.; Walters, Deron A.; Casavant, Michael J.; Huffman, Chad; Yakobson, Boris I.; Hauge, Robert H.; Saini, Rajesh Kumar; Chiang, Wan-Ting (2004-09-14)
      The present invention is directed to the creation of macroscopic materials and objects comprising aligned nanotube segments. The invention entails aligning single-wall carbon nanotube (SWNT) segments that are suspended in ...
    • New insights into the properties and interactions of carbon chains as revealed by HRTEM and DFT analysis 

      Casillas, Gilberto; Mayoral, Alvaro; Liu, Mingjie; Ponce, Arturo; Artyukhov, Vasilii I.; Yakobson, Boris I.; Jose-Yacaman, Miguel (2014)
      Atomic carbon chains have raised interest for their possible applications as graphene interconnectors as the thinnest nanowires; however, they are hard to synthesize and subsequently to study. We present here a reproducible ...
    • Vertical and in-plane heterostructures from WS2/MoS2 monolayers 

      Gong, Yongji; Lin, Junhao; Wang, Xingli; Shi, Gang; Lei, Sidong; Lin, Zhong; Zou, Xiaolong; Ye, Gonglan; Vajtai, Robert; Yakobson, Boris I.; Terrones, Humberto; Terrones, Mauricio; Tay, Beng Kang; Lou, Jun; Pantelides, Sokrates T.; Liu, Zheng; Zhou, Wu; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2014)
      Layer-by-layer stacking or lateral interfacing of atomic monolayers has opened up unprecedented opportunities to engineer two-dimensional heteromaterials. Fabrication of such artificial heterostructures with atomically ...