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    • Adsorption and Unfolding of a Single Protein Triggers Nanoparticle Aggregation 

      Dominguez-Medina, Sergio; Kisley, Lydia; Tauzin, Lawrence J.; Hoggard, Anneli; Shuang, Bo; Indrasekara, A. Swarnapali D.S.; Chen, Sishan; Wang, Lin-Yung; Derry, Paul J.; Liopo, Anton; Zubarev, Eugene R.; Landes, Christy F.; Link, Stephan (2016)
      The response of living systems to nanoparticles is thought to depend on the protein corona, which forms shortly after exposure to physiological fluids and which is linked to a wide array of pathophysiologies. A mechanistic ...
    • Periodic, Quasi-periodic and Chaotic Dynamics in Simple Gene Elements with Time Delays 

      Suzuki, Yoko; Lu, Mingyang; Ben-Jacob, Eshel; Onuchic, José N. (2016)
      Regulatory gene circuit motifs play crucial roles in performing and maintaining vital cellular functions. Frequently, theoretical studies of gene circuits focus on steady-state behaviors and do not include time delays. In ...
    • The Early-Acting Peroxin PEX19 Is Redundantly Encoded, Farnesylated, and Essential for Viability inᅠ Arabidopsis thaliana 

      McDonnell, Margaret M.; Burkhart, Sarah E.; Stoddard, Jerrad M.; Wright, Zachary J.; Strader, Lucia C.; Bartel, Bonnie (2016)
      Peroxisomes are single-membrane bound organelles that are essential for normal development in plants and animals. In mammals and yeast, the peroxin (PEX) proteins PEX3 and PEX19 facilitate the early steps of peroxisome ...
    • Development of Morphogen Gradients with Spatially Varying Degradation Rates 

      Teimouri, Hamid; Bozorgui, Behnaz; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B. (2016)
      Successful biological development via spatial and temporal regulations of cell differentiation relies on the action of multiple signaling molecules that are known as morphogens. It is now well established that biological ...
    • Impacts of biochar concentration and particle size on hydraulic conductivity and DOC leaching of biochar-sand mixtures 

      Liu, Zuolin; Dugan, Brandon; Masiello, Caroline A.; Barnes, Rebecca T.; Gallagher, Morgan E.; Gonnermann, Helge (2016)
      The amendment of soil with biochar can sequester carbon and alter hydrologic properties by changing physical and chemical characteristics of soil. To understand the effect of biochar amendment on soil hydrology, we measured ...
    • Experiments towards size and dopant control of germanium quantum dots for solar applications 

      Oliva-Chatelain, Brittany L.; Barron, Andrew R. (2016)
      While the literature for the doping of silicon quantum dots (QDs) and nanocrystals (NCs) is extensive, reports of doping their germanium analogs are sparse. We report a range of attempts to dope Ge QDs both during and ...
    • Intermediate valence to heavy fermion through a quantum phase transition in Yb3(Rh1−xTx)4Ge13 (T=Co,Ir) single crystals 

      Rai, Binod K.; Oswald, Iain W.H.; Chan, Julia Y.; Morosan, E. (2016)
      Single crystals of Yb3(Rh1−xTx)4Ge13 (T=Co,Ir) have been grown using the self-flux method. Powder x-ray diffraction data on these compounds are consistent with the cubic structure with space group Pm3¯n. Intermediate-valence ...
    • Ultrathin AAO Membrane as a Generic Template for Sub-100 nm Nanostructure Fabrication 

      Robatjazi, Hossein; Bahauddin, Shah Mohammad; Macfarlan, Luke H.; Fu, Sidan; Thomann, Isabell (2016)
      Anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) templates are emerging as a platform for simple, cost-effective, high-throughput top-down nanofabrication of regular arrays of nanostructures. Thus far, however, AAO pattern transfer has largely ...
    • Stable isotope and calcareous nannofossil assemblage record of the late Paleocene and early Eocene (Cicogna section) 

      Agnini, Claudia; Spofforth, David J.A.; Dickens, Gerald R.; Rio, Domenico; Pälike, Heiko; Backman, Jan; Muttoni, Giovanni; Dallanave, Edoardo (2016)
      We present records of stable carbon and oxygen isotopes, CaCO3 content, and changes in calcareous nannofossil assemblages across an 81 m thick section of upper Paleocene–lower Eocene marine sedimentary rocks now exposed ...
    • Broadband Absorption Engineering to Enhance Light Absorption in Monolayer MoS2 

      Bahauddin, Shah Mohammad; Robatjazi, Hossein; Thomann, Isabell (2016)
      Here we take a first step toward tackling the challenge of incomplete optical absorption in monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides for conversion of photon energy, including solar, into other forms of energy. We ...
    • Strain-Driven Approach to Quantum Criticality in AFe2As2 with A=K, Rb, and Cs 

      Eilers, Felix; Grube, Kai; Zocco, Diego A.; Wolf, Thomas; Merz, Michael; Schweiss, Peter; Heid, Rolf; Eder, Robert; Yu, Rong; Zhu, Jian-Xin; Si, Qimiao; Shibauchi, Takasada; Löhneysen, Hilbert v. (2016)
      The iron-based superconductors AFe2As2 with A=K, Rb, Cs exhibit large Sommerfeld coefficients approaching those of heavy-fermion systems. We have investigated the magnetostriction and thermal expansion of this series to ...
    • Toward carbon nanotube-based imaging agents for the clinic 

      Hernández-Rivera, Mayra; Zaibaq, Nicholas G.; Wilson, Lon J. (2016)
      Among the many applications for carbon nanotubes (CNTs), their use in medicine has drawn special attention due to their potential for a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic applications. As progress toward clinical ...
    • Dicke superradiance in solids [Invited] 

      Cong, Kankan; Zhang, Qi; Wang, Yongrui; Noe, G. Timothy; Belyanin, Alexey; Kono, Junichiro (2016)
      Recent advances in optical studies of condensed matter systems have led to the emergence of a variety of phenomena that have conventionally been studied in the realm of quantum optics. These studies have not only deepened ...
    • Intensive Atomization Energy: Re-Thinking a Metric for Electronic Structure Theory Methods 

      Perdew, John P.; Sun, Jianwei; Garza, Alejandro J.; Scuseria, Gustavo E. (2016)
      The errors in atomization energies (AE) of molecules have long been used to measure the errors of wavefunction or density functional methods for electronic structure calculations. In particular, the G3 set of Pople and ...
    • Scaling properties of the plateau transitions in the two-dimensional hole gas system 

      Wang, Xuebin; Liu, Haiwen; Zhu, Junbo; Shan, Pujia; Wang, Pengjie; Fu, Hailong; Du, Lingjie; Pfeiffer, L.N.; West, K.W.; Xie, X.C.; Du, Rui-Rui; Lin, Xi (2016)
      The behavior of phase coherence is studied in two-dimensional hole gas through the integer quantum Hall plateau-to-plateau transition. From the plateau transition as a function of temperature, scaling properties of multiple ...
    • Impact of uniaxial pressure on structural and magnetic phase transitions in electron-doped iron pnictides 

      Lu, Xingye; Tseng, Kuo-Feng; Keller, T.; Zhang, Wenliang; Hu, Ding; Song, Yu; Man, Haoran; Park, J.T.; Luo, Huiqian; Li, Shiliang; Nevidomskyy, Andriy H.; Dai, Pengcheng (2016)
      We use neutron resonance spin echo and Larmor diffraction to study the effect of uniaxial pressure on the tetragonal-to-orthorhombic structural (Ts) and antiferromagnetic (AF) phase transitions in iron pnictides ...
    • Electronic specific heat in BaFe2−xNixAs2 

      Gong, Dongliang; Xie, Tao; Lu, Xingye; Ren, Cong; Shan, Lei; Zhang, Rui; Dai, Pengcheng; Yang, Yi-feng; Luo, Huiqian; Li, Shiliang (2016)
      We have systematically studied the low-temperature specific heat of the BaFe2−xNixAs2 single crystals covering the whole superconducting dome. Using the nonsuperconducting heavily overdoped x=0.3 sample as a reference for ...
    • Synthetic-gauge-field stabilization of the chiral-spin-liquid phase 

      Chen, Gang; Hazzard, Kaden R. A.; Rey, Ana Maria; Hermele, Michael (2016)
      We explore the phase diagram of the SU(N) Hubbard models describing fermionic alkaline-earth-metal atoms in a square optical lattice with, on average, one atom per site, using a slave rotor mean-field approach. We find ...
    • High Chromaticity Aluminum Plasmonic Pixels for Active Liquid Crystal Displays 

      Olson, Jana; Manjavacas, Alejandro; Basu, Tiyash; Huang, Da; Schlather, Andrea E.; Zheng, Bob; Halas, Naomi; Nordlander, Peter; Link, Stephan (2016)
      Chromatic devices such as flat panel displays could, in principle, be substantially improved by incorporating aluminum plasmonic nanostructures instead of conventional chromophores that are susceptible to photobleaching. ...
    • Magnetic and Ising quantum phase transitions in a model for isoelectronically tuned iron pnictides 

      Wu, Jianda; Si, Qimiao; Abrahams, Elihu (2016)
      Considerations of the observed bad-metal behavior in Fe-based superconductors led to an early proposal for quantum criticality induced by isoelectronic P for As doping in iron arsenides, which has since been experimentally ...