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    • Carbon nanotube fiber terahertz polarizer 

      Zubair, Ahmed; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Young, Colin C.; Heimbeck, Martin S.; Everitt, Henry O.; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro (2016)
      Conventional, commercially available terahertz (THz) polarizers are made of uniformly and precisely spaced metallic wires. They are fragile and expensive, with performance characteristics highly reliant on wire diameters ...
    • 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 ...
    • Catalytic Converters for Water Treatment 

      Heck, Kimberly N.; Garcia-Segura, Sergi; Westerhoff, Paul; Wong, Michael S. (2019)
      Fresh water demand is driven by human consumption, agricultural irrigation, and industrial usage and continues to increase along with the global population. Improved methods to inexpensively and sustainably clean water ...
    • Cavity-control of interlayer excitons in van der Waals heterostructures 

      Förg, Michael; Colombier, Léo; Patel, Robin K.; Lindlau, Jessica; Mohite, Aditya D.; Yamaguchi, Hisato; Glazov, Mikhail M.; Hunger, David; Högele, Alexander (2019)
      Monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides integrated in optical microcavities host exciton-polaritons as a hallmark of the strong light-matter coupling regime. Analogous concepts for hybrid light-matter systems employing ...
    • Characterizing adsorption of associating surfactants on carbonates surfaces 

      Jian, Guoqing; Puerto, Maura; Wehowsky, Anna; Miller, Clarence; Hirasaki, George J.; Biswal, Sibani L. (2018)
      HYPOTHESIS: The adsorption of anionic surfactants onto positively charged carbonate minerals is typically high due to electrostatic interactions. By blending anionic surfactants with cationic or zwitterionic surfactants, ...
    • Characterizing Asphaltene Deposition in the Presence of Chemical Dispersants in Porous Media Micromodels 

      Lin, Yu-Jiun; He, Peng; Tavakkoli, Mohammad; Mathew, Nevin Thunduvila; Fatt, Yap Yit; Chai, John C.; Goharzadeh, Afshin; Vargas, Francisco M.; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2017)
      Asphaltenes are components in crude oil known to deposit and interrupt flows in critical regions during oil production, such as the wellbore and transportation pipelines. Chemical dispersants are commonly used to disperse ...
    • Characterizing the Influence of Organic Carboxylic Acids and Inorganic Silica Impurities on the Surface Charge of Natural Carbonates Using an Extended Surface Complexation Model 

      Song, Jin; Rezaee, Sara; Zhang, Leilei; Zhang, Zhuqing; Puerto, Maura; Wani, Omar B.; Vargas, Francisco; Alhassan, Saeed; Biswal, Sibani L.; Hirasaki, George J. (2019)
      In this work, we developed an extended surface complexation model (SCM) that successfully fits all tested ζ-potential data (63 in total) of synthetic calcite and three natural carbonates (Iceland spar, Indiana limestone, ...
    • 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 ...
    • CLN8 is an endoplasmic reticulum cargo receptor that regulates lysosome biogenesis 

      di Ronza, Alberto; Bajaj, Lakshya; Sharma, Jaiprakash; Sanagasetti, Deepthi; Lotfi, Parisa; Adamski, Carolyn Joy; Collette, John; Palmieri, Michela; Amawi, Abdallah; Popp, Lauren; Chang, Kevin Tommy; Meschini, Maria Chiara; Leung, Hon-Chiu Eastwood; Segatori, Laura; Simonati, Alessandro; Sifers, Richard Norman; Santorelli, Filippo Maria; Sardiello, Marco (2018)
      Organelle biogenesis requires proper transport of proteins from their site of synthesis to their target subcellular compartment1,2,3. Lysosomal enzymes are synthesized in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and traffic through ...
    • Cofactor engineering for advancing chemical biotechnology 

      Wang, Yipeng; San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N. (2013)
      Cofactors provide redox carriers for biosynthetic reactions, catabolic reactions and act as important agents in transfer of energy for the cell. Recent advances in manipulating cofactors include culture conditions or ...
    • Combined interfacial shear rheology and microstructure visualization of asphaltenes at air-water and oil-water interfaces 

      Lin, Yu-Jiun; Barman, Sourav; He, Peng; Zhang, Zhuqing; Christopher, Gordon F.; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2018)
      Asphaltenes are surface-active polyaromatic molecules in crude oil that are known to deposit in pipelines or stabilize water droplets by flocculating at interfaces resulting highly viscous emulsions, leading to significant ...
    • Competing mechanisms and scaling laws for carbon nanotube scission by ultrasonication 

      Pagani, Guido; Green, Micah J.; Poulin, Philippe; Pasquali, Matteo (2012)
      Dispersion of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into liquids typically requires ultrasonication to exfoliate individuals CNTs from bundles. Experiments show that CNT length drops with sonication time (or energy) as a power law t?m. ...
    • Density functional study of dendrimer molecules in solvents of varying quality 

      Zhang, Yuchong; Parambathu, Arjun Valiya; Chapman, Walter G. (2018)
      Modified inhomogeneous statistical associating fluid theory (iSAFT) density functional theory is extended to dendrimer molecules in solvents of varying quality. The detailed structures of isolated dendrimers in implicit ...
    • A density functional theory for patchy colloids based on Wertheim's association theory: Beyond the single bonding condition 

      Marshall, Bennett D.; Chapman, Walter G. (2013)
      In the framework of Wertheimメs theory, we develop the first classical density functional theory for patchy colloids where the patch can bond more than once. To test the theory we perform new Monte Carlo simulations for the ...
    • Design of a Pd–Au Nitrite Reduction Catalyst by Identifying and Optimizing Active Ensembles 

      Li, Hao; Guo, Sujin; Shin, Kihyun; Wong, Michael S.; Henkelman, Graeme (2019)
      Nitrate (NO3–) is a ubiquitous contaminant in groundwater that causes serious public health issues around the world. Though various strategies are able to reduce NO3– to nitrite (NO2–), a rational catalyst design strategy ...
    • Destabilization, Propagation, and Generation of Surfactant-Stabilized Foam during Crude Oil Displacement in Heterogeneous Model Porous Media 

      Xiao, Siyang; Zeng, Yongchao; Vavra, Eric D.; He, Peng; Puerto, Maura; Hirasaki, George J.; Biswal, Sibani L. (2018)
      Foam flooding in porous media is of increasing interest due to its numerous applications such as enhanced oil recovery, aquifer remediation, and hydraulic fracturing. However, the mechanisms of oil-foam interactions have ...
    • Differential Effect of Culture Temperature and Specific Growth Rate on CHO Cell Behavior in Chemostat Culture 

      Vergara, Mauricio; Becerra, Silvana; Berrios, Julio; Osses, Nelson; Reyes, Juan; Rodriguez-Moya, Maria; Gonzalez, Ramon; Altamirano, Claudia (2014)
      Mild hypothermia condition in mammalian cell culture technology has been one of the main focuses of research for the development of breeding strategies to maximize productivity of these production systems. Despite the large ...
    • Direct and indirect co-culture of chondrocytes and mesenchymal stem cells for the generation of polymer/extracellular matrix hybrid constructs 

      Levorson, Erica J.; Santoro, Marco; Kasper, F. Kurtis; Mikos, Antonios G. (2014)
      In this work, the influence of direct cell–cell contact in co-cultures of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and chondrocytes for the improved deposition of cartilage-like extracellular matrix (ECM) within nonwoven fibrous ...
    • Direct shape programming of liquid crystal elastomers 

      Barnes, Morgan; Verduzco, Rafael (2019)
      Liquid crystal elastomers (LCEs) are shape morphing materials promising for many applications including soft robotics, actuators, and biomedical devices, but current LCE synthesis techniques lack a simple method to program ...
    • Direct triplet sensitization of oligothiophene by quantum dots 

      Xu, Zihao; Jin, Tao; Huang, Yiming; Mulla, Karimulla; Evangelista, Francesco A.; Egap, Eilaf; Lian, Tianquan (2019)
      Effective sensitization of triplet states is essential to many applications, including triplet–triplet annihilation based photon upconversion schemes. This work demonstrates successful triplet sensitization of a CdSe quantum ...