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    • Biocompatible Carbon Nanotube–Chitosan Scaffold Matching the Electrical Conductivity of the Heart 

      Pok, Seokwon; Vitale, Flavia; Eichmann, Shannon L.; Benavides, Omar M.; Pasquali, Matteo; Jacot, Jeffrey G. (2014)
      The major limitation of current engineered myocardial patches for the repair of heart defects is that insulating polymeric scaffold walls hinder the transfer of electrical signals between cardiomyocytes. This loss in signal ...
    • Boron nitride nanochannels encapsulating a water/heavy water layer for energy applications 

      Shayeganfar, Farzaneh; Beheshtian, Javad; Shahsavari, Rouzbeh (2019)
      Water interaction and transport through nanochannels of two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials hold great promises in several applications including separation, energy harvesting and drug delivery. However, the fundamental ...
    • Breaking of Symmetry in Graphene Growth on Metal Substrates 

      Artyukhov, Vasilii I.; Hao, Yufeng; Ruoff, Rodney S.; Yakobson, Boris I. (2015)
      In graphene growth, island symmetry can become lower than the intrinsic symmetries of both graphene and the substrate. First-principles calculations and Monte Carlo modeling explain the shapes observed in our experiments ...
    • Carbon nanotube micropillars trigger guided growth of complex human neural stem cells networks 

      Lorite, Gabriela S.; Ylä-Outinen, Laura; Janssen, Lauriane; Pitkänen, Olli; Joki, Tiina; Koivisto, Janne T.; Kellomäki, Minna; Vajtai, Robert; Narkilahti, Susanna; Kordas, Krisztian (2019)
      New strategies for spatially controlled growth of human neurons may provide viable solutions to treat and recover peripheral or spinal cord injuries. While topography cues are known to promote attachment and direct ...
    • Carbon nanotube woven textile photodetector 

      Zubair, Ahmed; Wang, Xuan; Mirri, Francesca; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Fujimura, Naoki; Suzuki, Daichi; Soundarapandian, Karuppasamy P.; Kawano, Yukio; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro (2018)
      The increasing interest in mobile and wearable technology demands the enhancement of functionality of clothing through incorporation of sophisticated architectures of multifunctional materials. Flexible electronic and ...
    • Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications 

      Rao, Rahul; Pint, Cary L.; Islam, Ahmad E.; Weatherup, Robert S.; Hofmann, Stephan; Meshot, Eric R.; Wu, Fanqi; Zhou, Chongwu; Dee, Nicholas; Amama, Placidus B.; Carpena-Nuñez, Jennifer; Shi, Wenbo; Plata, Desiree L.; Penev, Evgeni S.; Yakobson, Boris I.; Balbuena, Perla B.; Bichara, Christophe; Futaba, Don N.; Noda, Suguru; Shin, Homin; Kim, Keun Su; Simard, Benoit; Mirri, Francesca; Pasquali, Matteo; Fornasiero, Francesco; Kauppinen, Esko I.; Arnold, Michael; Cola, Baratunde A.; Nikolaev, Pavel; Arepalli, Sivaram; Cheng, Hui-Ming; Zakharov, Dmitri N.; Stach, Eric A.; Zhang, Jin; Wei, Fei; Terrones, Mauricio; Geohegan, David B.; Maruyama, Benji; Maruyama, Shigeo; Li, Yan; Adams, W. Wade; Hart, A. John (2018)
      Advances in the synthesis and scalable manufacturing of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) remain critical to realizing many important commercial applications. Here we review recent breakthroughs in the synthesis of ...
    • Carbon Redox-Polymer-Gel Hybrid Supercapacitors 

      Vlad, A.; Singh, N.; Melinte, S.; Gohy, J.-F.; Ajayan, P.M. (2016)
      Energy storage devices that provide high specific power without compromising on specific energy are highly desirable for many electric-powered applications. Here, we demonstrate that polymer organic radical gel materials ...
    • Carboxylation and Decarboxylation of Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticles Using Bifunctional Carboxylic Acids and Octylamine 

      Alexander, Shirin; Gomez, Virginia; Barron, Andrew R. (2016)
      The carboxylation of alumina nanoparticles (NPs), with bifunctional carboxylic acids, provides molecular anchors that are used for building more complexed structures via either physisorption or chemisorption. Colloidal ...
    • Carboxylation and Decarboxylation of Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticles Using Bifunctional Carboxylic Acids and Octylamine 

      Alexander, Shirin; Gomez, Virginia; Barron, Andrew R. (2016)
      The carboxylation of alumina nanoparticles (NPs), with bifunctional carboxylic acids, provides molecular anchors that are used for building more complexed structures via either physisorption or chemisorption. Colloidal ...
    • Catalyst Residue and Oxygen Species Inhibition of the Formation of Hexahapto-Metal Complexes of Group 6 Metals on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes 

      Wright, Kourtney D.; Barron, Andrew R. (2017)
      The reaction of Group 6 metals with SWCNT has the potential to bridge the resistive SWCNT…SWCNT junctions by the formation of “Cr(SWCNT)2” complexes analogous to Cr(C6H6)2. This study reports that the formation of such ...
    • Catalytic Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Direct Liquid Injection CVD Using the Nanocluster [HxPMo12O40⊂H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98-y(EtOH)y] 

      Esquenazi, Gibran L.; Brinson, Bruce; Barron, Andrew R. (2018)
      The growth of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by direct liquid injection chemical vapor deposition (DLICVD) has been studied using the polyoxometalate cluster [HxPMo12O40⊂H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98-y(EtOH)y] (FeMoC) as the ...
    • Characterization of a novel MR-detectable nanoantioxidant that mitigates the recall immune response 

      Inoue, Taeko; Griffin, Deric M.; Huq, Redwan; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Ruano, Simone H.; Stinnett, Gary; Majid, Tabassum J.; Beeton, Christine; Tour, James M.; Pautler, Robia G. (2016)
      In many human diseases, the presence of inflammation is associated with an increase in the level of reactive oxygen species (ROS). The resulting state of oxidative stress is highly detrimental and can initiate a cascade ...
    • Charge-transfer-based Gas Sensing Using Atomic-layer MoS2 

      Cho, Byungjin; Hahm, Myung Gwan; Choi, Minseok; Yoon, Jongwon; Kim, Ah Ra; Lee, Young-Joo; Park, Sung-Gyu; Kwon, Jung-Dae; Kim, Chang Su; Song, Myungkwan; Jeong, Yongsoo; Nam, Kee-Seok; Lee, Sangchul; Yoo, Tae Jin; Kang, Chang Goo; Lee, Byoung Hun; Ko, Heung Cho; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kim, Dong-Ho (2015)
      Two-dimensional (2D) molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) atomic layers have a strong potential to be used as 2D electronic sensor components. However, intrinsic synthesis challenges have made this task difficult. In addition, the ...
    • Charged iodide in chains behind the highly efficient iodine doping in carbon nanotubes 

      Zubair, Ahmed; Tristant, Damien; Nie, Chunyang; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Headrick, Robert J.; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro; Meunier, Vincent; Flahaut, Emmanuel; Monthioux, Marc; Gerber, Iann C.; Puech, Pascal (2017)
      The origin of highly efficient iodine doping of carbon nanotubes is not well understood. Relying on first-principles calculations, we found that iodine molecules (I2) in contact with a carbon nanotube interact to form ...
    • CO2 Adsorption by para-Nitroaniline Sulfuric Acid-Derived Porous Carbon Foam 

      Andreoli, Enrico; Barron, Andrew R. (2016)
      The expansion product from the sulfuric acid dehydration of para-nitroaniline has been characterized and studied for CO2 adsorption. The X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) characterization of the foam indicates that ...
    • Cobalt Nanoparticles Embedded in Nitrogen-Doped Carbon for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction 

      Fei, Huilong; Yang, Yang; Peng, Zhiwei; Ruan, Gedeng; Zhong, Qifeng; Li, Lei; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Tour, James M. (2015)
      There is great interest in renewable and sustainable energy research to develop low-cost, highly efficient, and stable electrocatalysts as alternatives to replace Pt-based catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction ...
    • A cohesive law for interfaces in graphene/hexagonal boron nitride heterostructure 

      Zhang, Chenxi; Lou, Jun; Song, Jizhou (2014)
      Graphene/hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) heterostructure has showed great potential to improve the performance of graphene device. We have established the cohesive law for interfaces between graphene and monolayer or mult ...
    • Combinatorial molecular optimization of cement hydrates 

      Qomi, M.J. Abdolhosseini; Krakowiak, K.J.; Bauchy, M.; Stewart, K.L.; Shahsavari, R.; Jagannathan, D.; Brommer, D.B.; Baronnet, A.; Buehler, M.J.; Yip, S.; Ulm, F.-J; Van Vliet, K.J.; Pellenq, R.J-.M. (2014)
      Despite its ubiquitous presence in the built environment, concrete's molecular-level properties are only recently being explored using experimental and simulation studies. Increasing societal concerns about concrete's ...
    • Cost reduction in the solar industry 

      Barron, Andrew R. (2015)
      Andrew Barron discusses new processes as a route to attaining cost reduction targets for photovoltaic manufacturing
    • Creating fluorescent quantum defects in carbon nanotubes using hypochlorite and light 

      Lin, Ching-Wei; Bachilo, Sergei M.; Zheng, Yu; Tsedev, Uyanga; Huang, Shengnan; Weisman, R. Bruce; Belcher, Angela M. (2019)
      Covalent doping of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) can modify their optical properties, enabling applications as single-photon emitters and bio-imaging agents. We report here a simple, quick, and controllable method ...