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    • 3D Macroporous Solids from Chemically Cross-linked Carbon Nanotubes 

      Ozden, Sehmus; Narayanan, Tharangattu N.; Tiwary, Chandra S.; Dong, Pei; Hart, Amelia H.C.; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2014)
      Suzuki reaction for covalently interconnected 3D carbon nanotube (CNT) architectures is reported. The synthesis of 3D macroscopic solids made of CNTs covalently connected via Suzuki cross-coupling, a well-known carbon-carbon ...
    • 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 ...
    • Atomically thin gallium layers from solid-melt exfoliation 

      Kochat, Vidya; Samanta, Atanu; Zhang, Yuan; Bhowmick, Sanjit; Manimunda, Praveena; Asif, Syed Asif S.; Stender, Anthony S.; Vajtai, Robert; Singh, Abhishek K.; Tiwary, Chandra S.; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2018)
      Among the large number of promising two-dimensional (2D) atomic layer crystals, true metallic layers are rare. Using combined theoretical and experimental approaches, we report on the stability and successful exfoliation ...
    • Bacteria as Bio-Template for 3D Carbon Nanotube Architectures 

      Ozden, Sehmus; Macwan, Isaac G.; Owuor, Peter S.; Kosolwattana, Suppanat; Autreto, Pedro A.S.; Silwal, Sushila; Vajtai, Robert; Tiwary, Chandra S.; Mohite, Aditya D.; Patra, Prabir K.; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2017)
      It is one of the most important needs to develop renewable, scalable and multifunctional methods for the fabrication of 3D carbon architectures. Even though a lot of methods have been developed to create porous and ...
    • Bifunctional Luminomagnetic Rare-Earth Nanorods for High-Contrast Bioimaging Nanoprobes 

      Gupta, Bipin Kumar; Singh, Satbir; Kumar, Pawan; Lee, Yean; Kedawat, Garima; Narayanan, Tharangattu N.; Vithayathil, Sajna Antony; Ge, Liehui; Zhan, Xiaobo; Gupta, Sarika; Martí, Angel A.; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kaipparettu, Benny Abraham (2016)
      Nanoparticles exhibiting both magnetic and luminescent properties are need of the hour for many biological applications. A single compound exhibiting this combination of properties is uncommon. Herein, we report a strategy ...
    • Cryo-mediated exfoliation and fracturing of layered materials into 2D quantum dots 

      Wang, Yan; Liu, Yang; Zhang, Jianfang; Wu, Jingjie; Xu, Hui; Wen, Xiewen; Zhang, Xiang; Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Yang, Wei; Vajtai, Robert; Zhang, Yong; Chopra, Nitin; Odeh, Ihab Nizar; Wu, Yucheng; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2017)
      Atomically thin quantum dots from layered materials promise new science and applications, but their scalable synthesis and separation have been challenging. We demonstrate a universal approach for the preparation of quantum ...
    • 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 photoresponse of individual WS2 nanowire-nanoflake hybrid materials 

      Asres, Georgies Alene; Järvinen, Topias; Lorite, Gabriela S.; Mohl, Melinda; Pitkänen, Olli; Dombovari, Aron; Tóth, Geza; Spetz, Anita Lloyd; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Lei, Sidong; Talapatra, Saikat; Kordas, Krisztian (2018)
      van der Waals solids have been recognized as highly photosensitive materials that compete conventional Si and compound semiconductor based devices. While 2-dimensional nanosheets of single and multiple layers and 1-dimensional ...
    • 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, ...
    • Observing the interplay between surface and bulk optical nonlinearities in thin van der Waals crystals 

      Deckoff-Jones, Skylar; Zhang, Jingjing; Petoukhoff, Christopher E.; Man, Michael K.L.; Lei, Sidong; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Talbayev, Diyar; Madéo, Julien; Dani, Keshav M. (2016)
      Van der Waals materials, existing in a range of thicknesses from monolayer to bulk, allow for interplay between surface and bulk nonlinearities, which otherwise dominate only at atomically-thin or bulk extremes, respectively. ...
    • Probing low-density carriers in a single atomic layer using terahertz parallel-plate waveguides 

      Razanoelina, Manjakavahoaka; Bagsican, Filchito Renee; Kawayama, Iwao; Zhang, Xiang; Ma, Lulu; Murakami, Hironaru; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kono, Junichiro; Tonouchi, Masayoshi (2016)
      As novel classes of two-dimensional (2D) materials and heterostructures continue to emerge at an increasing pace, methods are being sought for elucidating their electronic properties rapidly, non-destructively, and ...
    • Self-assembled large scale metal alloy grid patterns as flexible transparent conductive layers 

      Mohl, Melinda; Dombovari, Aron; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kordas, Krisztian (2015)
      The development of scalable synthesis techniques for optically transparent, electrically conductive coatings is in great demand due to the constantly increasing market price and limited resources of indium for indium tin ...
    • Synthesis and 3D Interconnected Nanostructured h-BN-Based Biocomposites by Low-Temperature Plasma Sintering: Bone Regeneration Applications 

      Gautam, Chandkiram; Chakravarty, Dibyendu; Gautam, Amarendra; Tiwary, Chandra Sekhar; Woellner, Cristiano Francisco; Mishra, Vijay Kumar; Ahmad, Naseer; Ozden, Sehmus; Jose, Sujin; Biradar, Santoshkumar; Vajtai, Robert; Trivedi, Ritu; Galvao, Douglas S.; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2018)
      Recent advances and demands in biomedical applications drive a large amount of research to synthesize easily scalable low-density, high-strength, and wear-resistant biomaterials. The chemical inertness with low density ...
    • Ternary CuIn7Se11: Towards Ultra-Thin Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic Devices 

      Lei, Sidong; Sobhani, Ali; Wen, Fangfang; George, Antony; Wang, Qizhong; Huang, Yihan; Dong, Pei; Li, Bo; Najmaei, Sina; Bellah, James; Gupta, Gautam; Mohite, Aditya D.; Ge, Liehui; Lou, Jun; Halas, Naomi J.; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel (2014)
      2D materials have been widely studied over the past decade for their potential applications in electronics and optoelectronics. In these materials, elemental composition plays a critical role in defining their physical ...
    • 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 ...