Now showing items 61-120 of 2554

    • A metal-free electrocatalyst for carbon dioxide reduction to multi-carbon hydrocarbons and oxygenates 

      Wu, Jingjie; Ma, Sichao; Sun, Jing; Gold, Jake I.; Tiwary, ChandraSekhar; Kim, Byoungsu; Zhu, Lingyang; Chopra, Nitin; Odeh, Ihab N.; Vajtai, Robert; Yu, Aaron Z.; Luo, Raymond; Lou, Jun; Ding, Guqiao; Kenis, Paul J.A.; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2016)
      Electroreduction of carbon dioxide into higher-energy liquid fuels and chemicals is a promising but challenging renewable energy conversion technology. Among the electrocatalysts screened so far for carbon dioxide reduction, ...
    • Mid infrared quantum cascade laser operating in pure amplitude modulation for background-free trace gas spectroscopy 

      Bidaux, Yves; Bismuto, Alfredo; Patimisco, Pietro; Sampaolo, Angelo; Gresch, Tobias; Strubi, Gregory; Blaser, Stéphane; Tittel, Frank K.; Spagnolo, Vincenzo; Muller, Antoine; Faist, Jérôme (2016)
      We present a single mode multi-section quantum cascade laser source composed of three different sections: master oscillator, gain and phase section. Non-uniform pumping of the QCL’s gain reveals that the various laser ...
    • Critical Uncertainties and Gaps in the Environmental- and Social-Impact Assessment of the Proposed Interoceanic Canal through Nicaragua 

      Huete-Pérez, Jorge A.; Ortega-Hegg, Manuel; Urquhart, Gerald R.; Covich, Alan P.; Vammen, Katherine; Rittmann, Bruce E.; Miranda, Julio C.; Espinoza-Corriols, Sergio; Acevedo, Adolfo; Acosta, María L.; Gómez, Juan P.; Brett, Michael T.; Hanemann, Michael; Härer, Andreas; Incer-Barquero, Jaime; Joyce, Frank J.; Lauer, J. Wesley; Maes, Jean Michel; Tomson, Mason B.; Meyer, Axel; Montenegro-Guillén, Salvador; Whitlow, W. Lindsay; Schnoor, Jerald L.; Alvarez, Pedro J.J. (2016)
      The proposed interoceanic canal will connect the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean, traversing Lake Nicaragua, the major freshwater reservoir in Central America. If completed, the canal would be the largest infrastruc ...
    • Synthesis and Photostability of Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines: Toward Single-Molecule Tracking in Solution 

      García-López, Víctor; Jeffet, Jonathan; Kuwahara, Shunsuke; Martí, Angel A.; Ebenstein, Yuval; Tour, James M. (2016)
      The synthesis and photophysical properties of a series of photostable unimolecular submersible nanomachines (USNs) are reported as a first step toward the analysis of their trajectories in solution. The USNs have a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Modular knowledge systems accelerate human migration in asymmetric random environments 

      Wang, Dong; Deem, Michael W. (2016)
      Migration is a key mechanism for expansion of communities. In spatially heterogeneous environments, rapidly gaining knowledge about the local environment is key to the evolutionary success of a migrating population. For ...
    • Highly sensitive gas leak detector based on a quartz-enhanced photoacoustic SF6 sensor 

      Sampaolo, Angelo; Patimisco, Pietro; Giglio, Marilena; Chieco, Leonardo; Scamarcio, Gaetano; Tittel, Frank K.; Spagnolo, Vincenzo (2016)
      The implementation, performance validation, and testing of a gas-leak optical sensor based on mid-IR quartz-enhanced photoacoustic (QEPAS) spectroscopic technique is reported. A QEPAS sensor was integrated in a vacuum-sealed ...
    • Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing 

      Dong, Lei; Tittel, Frank K.; Li, Chunguang; Sanchez, Nancy P.; Wu, Hongpeng; Zheng, Chuantao; Yu, Yajun; Sampaolo, Angelo; Griffin, Robert J. (2016)
      Two compact TDLAS sensor systems based on different structural optical cores were developed. The two optical cores combine two recent developments, gallium antimonide (GaSb)-based ICL and a compact multipass gas cell (MPGC) ...
    • Colony Expansion of Socially MotileᅠMyxococcus xanthusᅠCells Is Driven by Growth, Motility, and Exopolysaccharide Production 

      Patra, Pintu; Kissoon, Kimberley; Cornejo, Isabel; Kaplan, Heidi B.; Igoshin, Oleg A. (2016)
      Myxococcus xanthus, a model organism for studies of multicellular behavior in bacteria, moves exclusively on solid surfaces using two distinct but coordinated motility mechanisms. One of these, social (S) motility is powered ...
    • Template–Framework Interactions in Tetraethylammonium-Directed Zeolite Synthesis 

      Schmidt, Joel E.; Fu, Donglong; Deem, Michael W.; Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2016)
      Zeolites, having widespread applications in chemical industries, are often synthesized using organic templates. These can be cost-prohibitive, motivating investigations into their role in promoting crystallization. Herein, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Examining Asphaltene Solubility on Deposition in Model Porous Media 

      Lin, Yu-Jiun; He, Peng; Tavakkoli, Mohammad; Mathew, Nevin Thunduvila; Fatt, Yap Yit; Chai, John C.; Goharzadeh, Afshin; Vargas, Francisco M.; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2016)
      Asphaltenes are known to cause severe flow assurance problems in the near-wellbore region of oil reservoirs. Understanding the mechanism of asphaltene deposition in porous media is of great significance for the development ...
    • Factors affecting patient outcome in primary cutaneous aspergillosis 

      Tatara, Alexander M.; Mikos, Antonios G.; Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P. (2016)
      Primary cutaneous aspergillosis (PCA) is an uncommon infection of the skin. There is a paucity of organized literature regarding this entity in regard to patient characteristics, associated Aspergillus species, and treatment ...
    • Single molecule targeted sequencing for cancer gene mutation detection 

      Gao, Yan; Deng, Liwei; Yan, Qin; Gao, Yongqian; Wu, Zengding; Cai, Jinsen; Ji, Daorui; Li, Gailing; Wu, Ping; Jin, Huan; Zhao, Luyang; Liu, Song; Ge, Liangjin; Deem, Michael W.; He, Jiankui (2016)
      With the rapid decline in cost of sequencing, it is now affordable to examine multiple genes in a single disease-targeted clinical test using next generation sequencing. Current targeted sequencing methods require a separate ...
    • Performance Analysis and Optimization of a Hybrid Seismic Imaging Application 

      Paul, Sri Raj; Araya-Polo, Mauricio; Mellor-Crummey, John; Hohl, Detlef (2016)
      Applications to process seismic data are computationally expensive and, therefore, employ scalable parallel systems to produce timely results. Here we describe our experiences of using performance analysis tools to gain ...
    • Thermomechanical analysis of two-dimensional boron monolayers 

      Tsafack, Thierry; Yakobson, Boris I. (2016)
      Using density functional theory calculations (both perturbed and unperturbed) as well as thermodynamic and ballistic transport equations, what follows investigates thermal and mechanical properties of two-dimensional boron ...
    • Native characterization of nucleic acid motif thermodynamics via non-covalent catalysis 

      Wang, Chunyan; Bae, Jin H.; Zhang, David Yu (2016)
      DNA hybridization thermodynamics is critical for accurate design of oligonucleotides for biotechnology and nanotechnology applications, but parameters currently in use are inaccurately extrapolated based on limited ...
    • Phenotypic plasticity in prostate cancer: role of intrinsically disordered proteins 

      Mooney, Steven M.; Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Levine, Herbert; Kulkarni, Prakash (2016)
      A striking characteristic of cancer cells is their remarkable phenotypic plasticity, which is the ability to switch states or phenotypes in response to environmental fluctuations. Phenotypic changes such as a partial or ...
    • T Cell Repertoire Diversity Is Decreased in Type 1 Diabetes Patients 

      Tong, Yin; Li, Zhoufang; Zhang, Hua; Xia, Ligang; Zhang, Meng; Xu, Ying; Wang, Zhanhui; Deem, Michael W.; Sun, Xiaojuan; He, Jiankui (2016)
      Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is an immune-mediated disease. The autoreactive T cells in T1D patients attack and destroy their own pancreatic cells. In order to systematically investigate the potential autoreactive T cell ...
    • Reconstruction of Tissue-Specific Metabolic Networks Using CORDA 

      Schultz, André; Qutub, Amina A. (2016)
      Human metabolism involves thousands of reactions and metabolites. To interpret this complexity, computational modeling becomes an essential experimental tool. One of the most popular techniques to study human metabolism ...
    • Ultrasensitive Plasmonic Platform for Label-Free Detection of Membrane-Associated Species 

      Bruzas, Ian; Unser, Sarah; Yazdi, Sadegh; Ringe, Emilie; Sagle, Laura (2016)
      Lipid membranes and membrane proteins are important biosensing targets, motivating the development of label-free methods with improved sensitivity. Silica-coated metal nanoparticles allow these systems to be combined with ...
    • Modulation of Orthographic Decoding by Frontal Cortex 

      Whaley, Meagan Lee; Kadipasaoglu, Cihan Mehmet; Cox, Steven James; Tandon, Nitin (2016)
      Opinions are divided on whether word reading processes occur in a hierarchical, feedforward fashion or within an interactive framework. To critically evaluate these competing theories, we recorded electrocorticographic ...
    • A 3D inᅠvitro model of patient-derived prostate cancer xenograft for controlled interrogation of inᅠvivo tumor-stromal interactions 

      Fong, Eliza L.S.; Wan, Xinhai; Yang, Jun; Morgado, Micaela; Mikos, Antonios G.; Harrington, Daniel A.; Navone, Nora M.; Farach-Carson, Mary C. (2016)
      Patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models better represent human cancer than traditional cell lines. However, the complex in vivo environment makes it challenging to employ PDX models to investigate tumor-stromal interactions, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cross-Disciplinary Consultancy to Enhance Predictions of Asthma Exacerbation Risk in Boston 

      Reid, Margaret; Gunn, Julia; Shah, Snehal; Donovan, Michael; Eggo, Rosalind; Babin, Steven; Stajner, Ivanka; Rogers, Eric; Ensor, Katherine B.; Raun, Loren; Levy, Jonathan I.; Painter, Ian; Phipatanakul, Wanda; Yip, Fuyuen; Nath, Anjali; Streichert, Laura; Tong, Catherine; Burkom, Howard (2016)
      This paper continues an initiative conducted by the International Society for Disease Surveillance with funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to connect near-term analytical needs of public health practice with ...
    • Balancing strength and toughness of calcium-silicate-hydrate via random nanovoids and particle inclusions: Atomistic modeling and statistical analysis 

      Zhang, Ning; Shahsavari, Rouzbeh (2016)
      As the most widely used manufactured material on Earth, concrete poses serious societal and environmental concerns which call for innovative strategies to develop greener concrete with improved strength and toughness, ...
    • Photoinduced force mapping of plasmonic nanostructures 

      Tumkur, Thejaswi U.; Yang, Xiao; Cerjan, Benjamin; Halas, Naomi J.; Nordlander, Peter; Thomann, Isabell (2016)
      The ability to image the optical near-fields of nanoscale structures, map their morphology and concurrently obtain spectroscopic information, all with high spatiotemporal resolution, is a highly sought-after technique in ...
    • Quantitative analysis of high-resolution microendoscopic images for diagnosis of neoplasia in patients with Barrett’s esophagus 

      Shin, Dongsuk; Lee, Michelle H.; Polydorides, Alexandros D.; Pierce, Mark C.; Vila, Peter M.; Parikh, Neil D.; Rosen, Daniel G.; Anandasabapathy, Sharmila; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca R. (2016)
      Background and Aims: Previous studies show that microendoscopic images can be interpreted visually to identify the presence of neoplasia in patients with Barrett’s esophagus (BE), but this approach is subjective and requires ...
    • Rivet Graphene 

      Li, Xinlu; Sha, Junwei; Lee, Seoung-Ki; Li, Yilun; Ji, Yongsung; Zhao, Yujie; Tour, James M. (2016)
      Large-area graphene has emerged as a promising material for use in flexible and transparent electronics due to its flexibility and optical and electronic properties. The anchoring of transition metal nanoparticles on ...
    • Notch-Jagged signalling can give rise to clusters of cells exhibiting a hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal phenotype 

      Boareto, Marcelo; Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Goldman, Aaron; Pietilä, Mika; Mani, Sendurai A.; Sengupta, Shiladitya; Ben-Jacob, Eshel; Levine, Herbert; Onuchic, José N. (2016)
      Metastasis can involve repeated cycles of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and its reverse mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition. Cells can also undergo partial transitions to attain a hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal ...
    • A Topological Model of the Hippocampal Cell Assembly Network 

      Babichev, Andrey; Ji, Daoyun; Mémoli, Facundo; Dabaghian, Yuri A. (2016)
      It is widely accepted that the hippocampal place cells' spiking activity produces a cognitive map of space. However, many details of this representation's physiological mechanism remain unknown. For example, it is believed ...
    • Non-monotonic Response to Monotonic Stimulus: Regulation of Glyoxylate Shunt Gene-Expression Dynamics inᅠ Mycobacterium tuberculosis 

      Ascensao, Joao A.; Datta, Pratik; Hancioglu, Baris; Sontag, Eduardo; Gennaro, Maria L.; Igoshin, Oleg A. (2016)
      Understanding how dynamical responses of biological networks are constrained by underlying network topology is one of the fundamental goals of systems biology. Here we employ monotone systems theory to formulate a theorem ...
    • Sustained delivery of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 from perlecan domain I - functionalized electrospun poly (ε-caprolactone) scaffolds for bone regeneration 

      Chiu, Yu-Chieh; Fong, Eliza L.; Grindel, Brian J.; Kasper, Fred K.; Harrington, Daniel A.; Farach-Carson, Mary C. (2016)
      Background: Biomaterial scaffolds that deliver growth factors such as recombinant human bone morphogenetic proteins-2 (rhBMP-2) have improved clinical bone tissue engineering by enhancing bone tissue regeneration. This ...
    • Signatures of Biomass Burning Aerosols in the Plume of a Saltmarsh Wildfire in South Texas 

      Myers-Pigg, Allison N.; Griffin, Robert J.; Louchouarn, Patrick; Norwood, Matthew J.; Sterne, Amanda; Cevik, Basak Karakurt (2016)
      The most conventional and abundant tracers of biomass combustion in aerosol particles include potassium and biomarkers derived from thermally altered cellulose/hemicellulose (anhydrosugars) and lignin (methoxyphenols). ...
    • Bayesian Inference of Reticulate Phylogenies under the Multispecies Network Coalescent 

      Wen, Dingqiao; Yu, Yun; Nakhleh, Luay (2016)
      The multispecies coalescent (MSC) is a statistical framework that models how gene genealogies grow within the branches of a species tree. The field of computational phylogenetics has witnessed an explosion in the development ...
    • Topological Schemas of Cognitive Maps and Spatial Learning 

      Babichev, Andrey; Cheng, Sen; Dabaghian, Yuri A. (2016)
      Spatial navigation in mammals is based on building a mental representation of their environment-a cognitive map. However, both the nature of this cognitive map and its underpinning in neural structures and activity remains ...
    • Tunable Lattice Coupling of Multipole Plasmon Modes and Near-Field Enhancement in Closely Spaced Gold Nanorod Arrays 

      Huang, Yu; Zhang, Xian; Ringe, Emilie; Hou, Mengjing; Ma, Lingwei; Zhang, Zhengjun (2016)
      Considering the nanogap and lattice effects, there is an attractive structure in plasmonics: closely spaced metallic nanoarrays. In this work, we demonstrate experimentally and theoretically the lattice coupling of multipole ...
    • Analysis of overtone flexural modes operation in quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy 

      Tittel, Frank K.; Sampaolo, Angelo; Patimisco, Pietro; Dong, Lei; Geras, Antonina; Starecki, Tomasz; Spagnolo, Vincenzo (2016)
      A detailed investigation of a set of custom quartz tuning forks (QTFs), operating in the fundamental and first overtone flexural modes is reported. Support losses are the dominant energy dissipation processes when the QTFs ...
    • 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. ...
    • Improved Tuning Fork for Terahertz Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy 

      Sampaolo, Angelo; Patimisco, Pietro; Giglio, Marilena; Vitiello, Miriam S.; Beere, Harvey E.; Ritchie, David A.; Scamarcio, Gaetano; Tittel, Frank K.; Spagnolo, Vincenzo (2016)
      We report on a quartz-enhanced photoacoustic (QEPAS) sensor for methanol (CH₃OH) detection employing a novel quartz tuning fork (QTF), specifically designed to enhance the QEPAS sensing performance in the terahertz (THz) ...
    • Tuning Hydrogel Properties to Promote the Assembly of Salivary Gland Spheroids in 3D 

      Ozdemir, Tugba; Fowler, Eric W.; Liu, Shuang; Harrington, Daniel A.; Witt, Robert L.; Farach-Carson, Mary C.; Pradhan-Bhatt, Swati; Jia, Xinqiao (2016)
      Current treatments for chronic xerostomia, or “dry mouth”, do not offer long-term therapeutic benefits for head and neck cancer survivors previously treated with curative radiation. Towards the goal of creating tissue-engineered ...
    • Charcoal Disrupts Soil Microbial Communication through a Combination of Signal Sorption and Hydrolysis 

      Gao, Xiaodong; Cheng, Hsiao-Ying; Del Valle, Ilenne; Liu, Shirley; Masiello, Caroline A.; Silberg, Jonathan J. (2016)
      The presence of charcoal in soil triggers a range of biological effects that are not yet predictable, in part because it interferes with the functioning of chemical signals that microbes release into their environment to ...
    • Stability of the hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal phenotype 

      Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Tripathi, Satyendra C.; Jia, Dongya; Mooney, Steven M.; Celiktas, Muge; Hanash, Samir M.; Mani, Sendurai A.; Pienta, Kenneth J.; Ben-Jacob, Eshel; Levine, Herbert (2016)
      Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) and its reverse - Mesenchymal to Epithelial Transition (MET) - are hallmarks of cellular plasticity during embryonic development and cancer metastasis. During EMT, epithelial cells ...
    • Identification of Novel Short BaTiO3-Binding/Nucleating Peptides for Phage-Templated in Situ Synthesis of BaTiO3 Polycrystalline Nanowires at Room Temperature 

      Li, Yan; Cao, Binrui; Yang, Mingying; Zhu, Ye; Suh, Junghae; Mao, Chuanbin (2016)
      Ferroelectric materials, such as tetragonal barium titanate (BaTiO3), have been widely used in a variety of areas including bioimaging, biosensing, and high power switching devices. However, conventional methods for the ...
    • Metal-Free Dual Modal Contrast Agents Based on Fluorographene Quantum Dots 

      Radhakrishnan, Sruthi; Samanta, Atanu; Sudeep, Parambath M.; Maldonado, Kiersten L.; Mani, Sendurai A.; Acharya, Ghanashyam; Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Singh, Abhishek K.; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2016)
      Fluorographene quantum dots prepared from fluorinated graphene oxide (FGO) show a linear dependence of the magnetization on the applied field. This is further supported by DFT calculations taking into account a few possible ...
    • Data describing the swelling behavior and cytocompatibility of biodegradable polyelectrolyte hydrogels incorporating poly(L-lysine) for applications in cartilage tissue engineering 

      Lam, Johnny; Clark, Elisa C.; Fong, Eliza L.S.; Lee, Esther J.; Lu, Steven; Tabata, Yasuhiko; Mikos, Antonios G. (2016)
      This data article presents data associated with the research article entitled "Evaluation of cell-laden polyelectrolyte hydrogels incorporating poly(L-lysine) for applications in cartilage tissue engineering" (Lam et al., ...
    • Tumor microenvironment derived exosomes pleiotropically modulate cancer cell metabolism 

      Zhao, Hongyun; Yang, Lifeng; Baddour, Joelle; Achreja, Abhinav; Bernard, Vincent; Moss, Tyler; Marini, Juan C.; Tudawe, Thavisha; Seviour, Elena G.; San Lucas, F. Anthony; Alvarez, Hector; Gupta, Sonal; Maiti, Sourindra N.; Cooper, Laurence; Peehl, Donna; Ram, Prahlad T.; Maitra, Anirban; Nagrath, Deepak (2016)
      Cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) are a major cellular component of tumor microenvironment in most solid cancers. Altered cellular metabolism is a hallmark of cancer, and much of the published literature has focused on ...
    • Systematic Calibration of Model Parameters Based on Large-Scale Experiments on Hybrid Masonry Walls 

      Gao, Zhenjia; Stanciulescu, Ilinca (2016)
      Hybrid masonry is a relatively new type of structural system that benefits from the ductility and ease of construction of steel frames and from the in-plane strength and stiffness of reinforced masonry panels. Finite element ...
    • FlowCal: A User-Friendly, Open Source Software Tool for Automatically Converting Flow Cytometry Data from Arbitrary to Calibrated Units 

      Castillo-Hair, Sebastian M.; Sexton, John T.; Landry, Brian P.; Olson, Evan J.; Igoshin, Oleg A.; Tabor, Jeffrey J. (2016)
      Flow cytometry is widely used to measure gene expression and other molecular biological processes with single cell resolution via fluorescent probes. Flow cytometers output data in arbitrary units (a.u.) that vary with the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Multifunctional Polymer-Based Graphene Foams with Buckled Structure and Negative Poisson's Ratio 

      Dai, Zhaohe; Weng, Chuanxin; Liu, Luqi; Hou, Yuan; Zhao, Xuanliang; Kuang, Jun; Shi, Jidong; Wei, Yueguang; Lou, Jun; Zhang, Zhong (2016)
      In this study, we report the polymer-based graphene foams through combination of bottom-up assembly and simple triaxially buckled structure design. The resulting polymer-based graphene foams not only effectively transfer ...
    • Amplification of USP13 drives ovarian cancer metabolism 

      Han, Cecil; Yang, Lifeng; Choi, Hyun Ho; Baddour, Joelle; Achreja, Abhinav; Liu, Yunhua; Li, Yujing; Li, Jiada; Wan, Guohui; Huang, Cheng; Ji, Guang; Zhang, Xinna; Nagrath, Deepak; Lu, Xiongbin (2016)
      Dysregulated energetic metabolism has been recently identified as a hallmark of cancer. Although mutations in metabolic enzymes hardwire metabolism to tumourigenesis, they are relatively infrequent in ovarian cancer. More ...
    • Structural and Optical Properties of Discrete Dendritic Pt Nanoparticles on Colloidal Au Nanoprisms 

      Leary, Rowan K.; Kumar, Anjli; Straney, Patrick J.; Collins, Sean M.; Yazdi, Sadegh; Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.; Midgley, Paul A.; Millstone, Jill E.; Ringe, Emilie (2016)
      Catalytic and optical properties can be coupled by combining different metals into nanoscale architectures where both the shape and composition provide fine-tuning of functionality. Here, discrete, small Pt nanoparticles ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evolution-informed modeling improves outcome prediction for cancers 

      Liu, Li; Chang, Yung; Yang, Tao; Noren, David P.; Long, Byron; Kornblau, Steven; Qutub, Amina; Ye, Jieping (2016)
      Despite wide applications of high-throughput biotechnologies in cancer research, many biomarkers discovered by exploring large-scale omics data do not provide satisfactory performance when used to predict cancer treatment ...
    • Chiral and Achiral Nanodumbbell Dimers: The Effect of Geometry on Plasmonic Properties 

      Smith, Kyle W.; Zhao, Hangqi; Zhang, Hui; Sánchez -Iglesias, Ana; Grzelczak, Marek; Wang, Yumin; Chang, Wei-Shun; Nordlander, Peter; Liz-Marzán, Luis; Link, Stephan (2016)
      Metal nanoparticles with a dumbbell-like geometry have plasmonic properties similar to those of their nanorod counterparts, but the unique steric constraints induced by their enlarged tips result in distinct geometries ...
    • 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 ...
    • High-throughput screening of metal-porphyrin-like graphenes for selective capture of carbon dioxide 

      Bae, Hyeonhu; Park, Minwoo; Jang, Byungryul; Kang, Yura; Park, Jinwoo; Lee, Hosik; Chung, Haegeun; Chung, ChiHye; Hong, Suklyun; Kwon, Yongkyung; Yakobson, Boris I.; Lee, Hoonkyung (2016)
      Nanostructured materials, such as zeolites and metal-organic frameworks, have been considered to capture CO2. However, their application has been limited largely because they exhibit poor selectivity for flue gases and low ...
    • Mid-infrared dual-gas sensor for simultaneous detection of methane and ethane using a single continuous-wave interband cascade laser 

      Ye, Weilin; Li, Chunguang; Zheng, Chuantao; Sanchez, Nancy P.; Gluszek, Aleksander K.; Hudzikowski, Arkadiusz J.; Dong, Lei; Griffin, Robert J.; Tittel, Frank K. (2016)
      A continuous-wave (CW) interband cascade laser (ICL) based mid-infrared sensor system was demonstrated for simultaneous detection of atmospheric methane (CH4) and ethane (C2H6). A 3.337 µm CW ICL with an emitting wavenumber ...
    • 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 ...