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    • Nanoparticles Heat through Light Localization 

      Hogan, Nathaniel J.; Urban, Alexander S.; Ayala-Orozco, Ciceron; Pimpinelli, Alberto; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Naomi J. (2014)
      Aqueous solutions containing light-absorbing nanoparticles have recently been shown to produce steam at high efficiencies upon solar illumination, even when the temperature of the bulk fluid volume remains far below its ...
    • Nanoparticulate carbon black in cigarette smoke induces DNA cleavage and Th17-mediated emphysema 

      You, Ran; Lu, Wen; Shan, Ming; Berlin, Jacob M.; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Marcano, Daniela C.; Sun, Zhengzong; Sikkema, William K.A.; Yuan, Xiaoyi; Song, Lizhen; Hendrix, Amanda Y.; Tour, James M.; Corry, David B.; Kheradmand, Farrah (2015)
      Chronic inhalation of cigarette smoke is the major cause of sterile inflammation and pulmonary emphysema. The effect of carbon black (CB), a universal constituent of smoke derived from the incomplete combustion of organic ...
    • A Nanostructured Synthetic Collagen Mimic for Hemostasis 

      Kumar, Vivek A.; Taylor, Nichole L.; Jalan, Abhishek A.; Hwang, Lyahn K.; Wang, Benjamin K.; Hartgerink, Jeffrey D. (2014)
      Collagen is a major component of the extracellular matrix and plays a wide variety of important roles in blood clotting, healing, and tissue remodeling. Natural, animal derived, collagen is used in many clinical applications ...
    • A New Imaging Platform for Visualizing Biological Effects of Non-Invasive Radiofrequency Electric-Field Cancer Hyperthermia 

      Corr, Stuart J.; Shamsudeen, Sabeel; Vergara, Leoncio A.; Ho, Jason Chak-Shing; Ware, Matthew J.; Keshishian, Vazrik; Yokoi, Kenji; Savage, David J.; Meraz, Ismail M.; Kaluarachchi, Warna; Cisneros, Brandon T.; Raoof, Mustafa; Nguyen, Duy Trac; Zhang, Yingchun; Wilson, Lon J.; Summers, Huw; Rees, Paul; Curley, Steven A.; Serda, Rita E. (2015)
      Herein, we present a novel imaging platform to study the biological effects of non-invasive radiofrequency (RF) electric field cancer hyperthermia. This system allows for real-time in vivointravital microscopy (IVM) imaging ...
    • New Model for Understanding Mechanisms of Biological Signaling: Direct Transport via Cytonemes 

      Teimouri, Hamid; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B. (2016)
      Biological signaling is a crucial natural process that governs the formation of all multicellular organisms. It relies on efficient and fast transfer of information between different cells and tissues. It has been presumed ...
    • A New Theoretical Approach to Analyze Complex Processes in Cytoskeleton Proteins 

      Li, Xin; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B. (2014)
      Cytoskeleton proteins are filament structures that support a large number of important biological processes. These dynamic biopolymers exist in non-equilibrium conditions stimulated by hydrolysis chemical reactions in their ...
    • Noncollinear density functional theory having proper invariance and local torque properties 

      Bulik, Ireneusz W.; Scalmani, Giovanni; Frisch, Michael J. (2013-01-11)
      Noncollinear spins are among the most interesting features of magnetic materials, and their accurate description is a central goal of density functional theory applied to periodic solids. However, these calculations typically ...
    • On the pH-Responsive, Charge-Selective, Polymer-Brush-Mediated Transport Probed by Traditional and Scanning Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy 

      Daniels, C.R.; Tauzin, L.J.; Foster, E.; Advincula, R.C.; Landes, C.F. (2013)
      The complete and reversible charge-selective sequestration of fluorophores by a weak polyelectrolyte brush, poly(2-(dimethylamino)ethylmethacrylate) (PDMAEMA) was demonstrated using fluorescence correlation spectroscopy ...
    • Operating principles of Notch–Delta–Jagged module of cell–cell communication 

      Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Boareto, Marcelo; Lu, Mingyang; Onuchic, José N.; Clementi, Cecilia; Ben-Jacob, Eshel (2015)
      Notch pathway is an evolutionarily conserved cell–cell communication mechanism governing cell-fate during development and tumor progression. It is activated when Notch receptor of one cell binds to either of its ligand—Delta ...
    • Optical characterization of single plasmonic nanoparticles 

      Olson, Jana; Dominguez-Medina, Sergio; Hoggard, Anneli; Wang, Lin-Yung; Chang, Wei-Shun; Link, Stephan (2014)
      This tutorial review surveys the optical properties of plasmonic nanoparticles studied by various single particle spectroscopy techniques. The surface plasmon resonance of metallic nanoparticles depends sensitively on the ...
    • Organic synthesis: the art and science of replicating the molecules of living nature and creating others like them in the laboratory 

      Nicolaou, K.C. (2014-03-08)
      Synthetic organic chemists have the power to replicate some of the most intriguing molecules of living nature in the laboratory and apply their developed synthetic strategies and technologies to construct variations of ...
    • Paintable Battery 

      Singh, Neelam; Galande, Charudatta; Miranda, Andrea; Mathkar, Akshay; Gao, Wei; Reddy, Arava Leela Mohana; Vlad, Alexandru; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2012-06-28)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Phase diagram structures in a periodic one-dimensional exclusion process 

      Jiang, Rui; Wang, Yu-Qing; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B.; Huang, Wei; Hu, Mao-Bin; Wu, Qing-Song (2013-01-08)
      This paper studies a periodic one-dimensional exclusion process composed of a driven part and a biased diffusive part in a mesoscopic limit. It is shown that, depending on the biased diffusion parameter δ, rich phase diagram ...
    • Photobleaching Lifetimes of Cyanine Fluorophores Used for Single Molecule Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in the Presence of Various Photoprotection Systems 

      Cooper, David; Uhm, Heui; Tauzin, Lawrence J.; Poddar, Nitesh; Landes, Christy F. (2013-06-17)
      We investigated various photoprotection system combinations to find the combination that optimally extended the photobleach lifetime of a Cy3/Cy5 smFRET pair attached to a DNA hairpin in a single-molecule environment. We ...
    • Photoluminescence of a Plasmonic Molecule 

      Huang, Da; Byers, Chad P.; Wang, Lin-Yung; Hoggard, Anneli; Hoener, Ben; Chang, Wei-Shun; Landes, Christy F.; Link, Stephan (2015)
      Photoluminescent Au nanoparticles are appealing for biosensing and bioimaging applications because of their non-photobleaching and non-photoblinking emission. The mechanism of one-photon photoluminescence from plasmonic ...
    • Physical removal of metallic carbon nanotubes from nanotube network devices using a thermal and fluidic process 

      Ford, Alexandra C.; Shaughnessy, Michael; Wong, Bryan M.; Kane, Alexander A.; Kuznetsov, Oleksandr V.; Krafcik, Karen L.; Billups, W.E.; Hauge, Robert H.; Léonard, François (2013)
      Electronic and optoelectronic devices based on thin films of carbon nanotubes are currently limited by the presence of metallic nanotubes. Here we present a novel approach based on nanotube alkyl functionalization to ...
    • The physics of bacterial decision making 

      Ben-Jacob, Eshel; Lu, Mingyang; Schultz, Daniel; Onuchic, José N. (2014)
      The choice that bacteria make between sporulation and competence when subjected to stress provides a prototypical example of collective cell fate determination that is stochastic on the individual cell level, yet predictable ...
    • Plasmonic Polymers Unraveled Through Single Particle Spectroscopy 

      Slaughter, Liane S.; Wang, Lin-Yung; Willingham, Britain A.; Olson, Jana M.; Swanglap, Pattanawit; Dominguez-Medina, Sergio; Link, Stephan (2014-08-13)
      Plasmonic polymers are quasi one-dimensional assemblies of nanoparticles whose optical responses are governed by near-field coupling of localized surface plasmons. Through single particle extinction spectroscopy correlated ...
    • Polyradical Character and Spin Frustration in Fullerene Molecules: An Ab Initio Non-Collinear Hartree–Fock Study 

      Jiménez-Hoyos, Carlos A.; Rodríguez-Guzmán, R.; Scuseria, Gustavo E. (2014)
      Most ab initio calculations on fullerene molecules have been carried out on the basis of the paradigm of the Hückel model. This is consistent with the restricted nature of the independent-particle model underlying such ...