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    • Ambient solid-state mechano-chemical reactions between functionalized carbon nanotubes 

      Kabbani, Mohamad A.; Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Autreto, Pedro A.S.; Brunetto, Gustavo; Som, Anirban; Krishnadas, K.R.; Ozden, Sehmus; Hackenberg, Ken P.; Gong, Yongi; Galvao, Douglas S.; Vajtai, Robert; Kabbani, Ahmad T.; Pradeep, Thalappil; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2015)
      Carbon nanotubes can be chemically modified by attaching various functionalities to their surfaces, although harsh chemical treatments can lead to their break-up into graphene nanostructures. On the other hand, direct ...
    • Atomic cobalt on nitrogen-doped graphene for hydrogen generation 

      Fei, Huilong; Dong, Juncai; Arellano-Jiménez, M. Josefina; Ye, Gonglan; Kim, Nam Dong; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Peng, Zhiwei; Zhu, Zhuan; Qin, Fan; Bao, Jiming; Yacaman, Miguel Jose; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Chen, Dongliang; Tour, James M. (2015)
      Reduction of water to hydrogen through electrocatalysis holds great promise for clean energy, but its large-scale application relies on the development of inexpensive and efficient catalysts to replace precious platinum ...
    • Dynamic Self-Stiffening in Liquid Crystal Elastomers 

      Agrawal, Aditya; Chipara, Alin C.; Shamoo, Yousif; Patra, Prabir K.; Carey, Brent J.; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Chapman, Walter G.; Verduzco, Rafael (2013)
      Biological tissues have the remarkable ability to remodel and repair in response to disease, injury and mechanical stresses. Synthetic materials lack the complexity of biological tissues, and man-made materials that respond ...
    • Efficient Modulation of 1.55 μm Radiation with Gated Graphene on a Silicon Microring Resonator 

      Qiu, Ciyuan; Gao, Weilu; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kono, Junichiro; Xu, Qianfan (2014)
      The gate-controllability of the Fermi-edge onset of interband absorption in graphene can be utilized to modulate near-infrared radiation in the telecommunication band. However, a high modulation efficiency has not been ...
    • Electrically tunable hot-silicon terahertz attenuator 

      Wang, Minjie; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kono, Junichiro (2014)
      We have developed a continuously tunable, broadband terahertz attenuator with a transmission tuning range greater than 103. Attenuation tuning is achieved electrically, by simply changing the DC voltage applied to a heating ...
    • Giant Terahertz-Wave Absorption by Monolayer Graphene in a Total Internal Reflection Geometry 

      Harada, Yoichi; Ukhtary, Muhammad Shoufie; Wang, Minjie; Srinivasan, Sanjay K.; Hasdeo, Eddwi H.; Nugraha, Ahmad R.T.; Noe, G. Timothy II; Sakai, Yuji; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Saito, Riichiro; Kono, Junichiro (2017)
      We experimentally demonstrated significant enhancement of terahertz-wave absorption in monolayer graphene by simply sandwiching monolayer graphene between two dielectric media in a total internal reflection geometry. In ...
    • High hardness in the biocompatible intermetallic compound β-Ti3Au 

      Svanidze, Eteri; Besara, Tiglet; Ozaydin, M. Fevsi; Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Wang, Jiakui K.; Radhakrishnan, Sruthi; Mani, Sendurai; Xin, Yan; Han, Ke; Liang, Hong; Siegrist, Theo; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Morosan, E. (2016)
      The search for new hard materials is often challenging, but strongly motivated by the vast application potential such materials hold. Ti3Au exhibits high hardness values (about four times those of pure Ti and most steel ...
    • Paintable Battery 

      Singh, Neelam; Galande, Charudatta; Miranda, Andrea; Mathkar, Akshay; Gao, Wei; Reddy, Arava Leela Mohana; Vlad, Alexandru; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2012)
      If the components of a battery, including electrodes, separator, electrolyte and the current collectors can be designed as paints and applied sequentially to build a complete battery, on any arbitrary surface, it would ...
    • Ultrafast formation of interlayer hot excitons in atomically thin MoS2/WS2ᅠheterostructures 

      Chen, Hailong; Wen, Xiewen; Zhang, Jing; Wu, Tianmin; Gong, Yongji; Zhang, Xiang; Yuan, Jiangtan; Yi, Chongyue; Lou, Jun; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Zhuang, Wei; Zhang, Guangyu; Zheng, Junrong (2016)
      Van der Waals heterostructures composed of two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides layers have recently emerged as a new family of materials, with great potential for atomically thin opto-electronic and photovoltaic ...
    • Using the Plasmon Linewidth To Calculate the Time and Efficiency of Electron Transfer between Gold Nanorods and Graphene 

      Hoggard, Anneli; Wang, Lin-Yung; Ma, Lulu; Fang, Ying; You, Ge; Olson, Jana; Liu, Zheng; Chang, Wei-Shun; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Link, Stephan (2013)
      We present a quantitative analysis of the electron transfer between single gold nanorods and monolayer graphene under no electrical bias. Using single-particle dark-field scattering and photoluminescence spectroscopy to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wafer-scale monodomain films of spontaneously aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes 

      He, Xiaowei; Gao, Weilu; Xie, Lijuan; Li, Bo; Zhang, Qi; Lei, Sidong; Robinson, John M.; Hároz, Erik H.; Doorn, Stephen K.; Wang, Weipeng; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Adams, W. Wade; Hauge, Robert H.; Kono, Junichiro (2016)
      The one-dimensional character of electrons, phonons and excitons in individual single-walled carbon nanotubes leads to extremely anisotropic electronic, thermal and optical properties. However, despite significant efforts ...