Thrust One – 2011

de la Rama, L. P.; Hu, L.; Efremov, M. Y.; Olson, E. A.; Nealey, P. F.; McLean, M. A.; Sligar, S. G.; Allen, L. H., “Anomalous transitions of DODAB using fast scanning liquid calorimetry”, Thermochimica Acta 522 (1-2), 72-76 (2011). [Link]

Ji, S. X.; Liu, C. C.; Liao, W.; Fenske, A. L.; Craig, G. S. W.; Nealey, P. F., “Domain Orientation and Grain Coarsening in Cylinder-Forming Poly(styrene-b-methyl methacrylate) Films”, Macromolecules 44 (11), 4291-4300 (2011). [Link]

Ji, SX; Nagpal, U; Liao, W; Liu, CC; de Pablo, JJ; Nealey, PF. “Three-dimensional Directed Assembly of Block Copolymers together with Two-dimensional Square and Rectangular Nanolithography” ADVANCED MATERIALS 23 32 3692- 2011

Liu, C. C.; Han, E.; Onses, M. S.; Thode, C. J.; Ji, S. X.; Gopalan, P.; Nealey, P. F., “Fabrication of Lithographically Defined Chemically Patterned Polymer Brushes and Mats”, Macromolecules 44 (7), 1876-1885 (2011). [Link]

Liu, C. C.; Thode, C. J.; Delgadillo, P. A. R.; Craig, G. S. W.; Nealey, P. F.; Gronheid, R., “Towards an all-track 300 mm process for directed self-assembly”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B 29, 06F203 (2011). [Link]

Liu, G. L.; Nealey, P. F.; Ruiz, R.; Dobisz, E.; Patel, K. C.; Albrecht, T. R., “Fabrication of chevron patterns for patterned media with block copolymer directed assembly”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B 29, 06F204 (2011). [Link]

Nealey, PF. “241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS)” Anaheim, CA Amer Chem Soc MAR 27-31, 2011 [Link]

Nepal, D; Onses, S; Park, K; Jespersen, ML; Nealey, PF; Vaia, RA. “Preferential assembly of gold nanorods on sub-100nm polymer-derived surface patterns” ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 241 2011

Onses, M. S.; Pathak, P.; Liu, C. C.; Cerrina, F.; Nealey, P. F., “Localization of Multiple DNA Sequences on Nanopatterns”, ACS Nano 5 (10), 7899-7909 (2011). [Link]

Onses, M. S.; Thode, C. J.; Liu, C. C.; Ji, S. X.; Cook, P. L.; Himpsel, F. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Site-Specific Placement of Au Nanoparticles on Chemical Nanopatterns Prepared by Molecular Transfer Printing Using Block-Copolymer Films”, Advanced Functional Materials 21 (16), 3074-3082 (2011). [Link]

Paivanranta, B.; Sahoo, P. K.; Tocce, E.; Auzelyte, V.; Ekinci, Y.; Solak, H. H.; Liu, C. C.; Stuen, K. O.; Nealey, P. F.; David, C., “Nanofabrication of Broad-Band Antireflective Surfaces Using Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers”, ACS Nano 5 (3), 1860-1864 (2011). [Link]


Thrust Two – 2011


Acevedo-Velez, C.; Guillaume, Y.; Dufrene, Y.; Gellman, S. H.; Abbott, N. L., “Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy of b-Peptides that Display Well-Defined Three-Dimensional Chemical Patterns”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (11), 3981-3988 (2011). [Link]

Agarwal, A.; Guthrie, K. M.; Czuprynski, C. J.; Schurr, M. J.; McAnulty, J. F.; Murphy, C. J.; Abbott, N. L., “Polymeric Multilayers that contain Silver Nanoparticles can be Stamped onto Biological Tissues to Provide Antibacterial Activity”, Advanced Functional Materials 21 (10), 1863–1873 (2011). [Link]

Golan, S.; Aytar, B. S.; Muller, J. P. E.; Kondo, Y.; Lynn, D. M.; Abbott, N. L.; Talmon, Y., “Influence of Biological Media on the Structure and Behavior of Ferrocene-Containing Cationic Lipid/DNA Complexes Used for DNA Delivery”, Langmuir 27 (11), 6615-6621 (2011). [Link]

Jha, P.; de Pablo, J. J.; Olvera de la Cruz, M., “Study of volume phase transitions in polymeric nanogels by theoretically informed coarse-grained simulations”, Soft Matter 7 (13), 5965-5975 (2011). [Link]

Mondal, J.; Bratton, B. P.; Li, Y. J.; Yethiraj, A.; Weisshaar, J. C., “Entropy-Based Mechanism of Ribosome-Nucleoid Segregation in E. coli Cells”, Biophysical Journal 100 (11), 2605-2613 (2011). [Link]

Mondal, J.; Yethiraj, A., “Driving Force for the Association of Amphiphilic Molecules”, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2 (19), 2391-2395 (2011). [Link]

Mondal, J.; Zhu, X. A.; Cui, Q. A.; Yethiraj, A., “Sequence-Dependent pKa Shift Induced by Molecular Self-Assembly: Insights from Computer Simulation”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116 (1), 491–495 (2011). [Link]

Morin, S. A.; Bierman, M. J.; Forticaux, A.; Jin, S., “Screw Dislocation-Driven Growth of Two-Dimensional Nanoplates”, Nano Letters 11 (10), 4449–4455 (2011). [Link]

Muller, M.; Steinmueller, B.; Daoulas, K. C.; Ramirez-Hernandez, A.; de Pablo, J. J., “Polymer-solid contacts described by soft, coarse-grained models”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13 (22), 10491-10502 (2011). [Link]

Pomerantz, W. C.; Yuwono, V. M.; Drake, R.; Hartgerink, J. D.; Abbott, N. L.; Gellman, S. H., “Lyotropic Liquid Crystals Formed from ACHC-Rich beta-Peptides”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (34), 13604-13613 (2011). [Link]

Segman-Magidovich, S.; Lee, M.-R.; Vaiser, V.; Struth, B.; Gellman, S. H.; Rapaport, H., “Sheet-Like Assemblies of Charged Amphiphilic a/b-Peptides at the Air-Water Interface”, Chemistry – A European Journal 17 (52), 14857–14866 (2011). [Link]

Thiele, C. M.; Pomerantz, W. C.; Abbott, N. L.; Gellman, S. H., “Lyotropic liquid crystalline phases from helical beta-peptides as alignment media”, Chemical Communications 47 (1), 502-504 (2011). [Link]

Toepperwein, G. N.; Karayiannis, N. C.; Riggleman, R. A.; Kroger, M.; de Pablo, J. J., “Influence of Nanorod Inclusions on Structure and Primitive Path Network of Polymer Nanocomposites at Equilibrium and Under Deformation”, Macromolecules 44 (4), 1034-1045 (2011). [Link]

Thrust Three – 2011

Bai, Y.; Abbott, N.L., “Recent Advances in Colloidal and Interfacila Phenomena Involving Liquid Crstals”, Langmuir 27 (10), 5719-5738 (2011). [Link]

Freeman, G. S.; Hinckley, D. M.; de Pablo, J. J., “A coarse-grain three-site-per-nucleotide model for DNA with explicit ions”, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 165104 (2011). [Link]

Geier, S.; Hernandez-Ortiz, J. P.; de Pablo, J. J., “Numerical Determination of the Translocation Rate of Particles Through a Pore”, Chemie Ingenieur Technik 83 (6), 900-906 (2011). [Link]

Graham, M. D., “Fluid dynamics of dissolved polymer molecules in confined geometries”, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 43, 273-298 (2011). [Link]

Hernandez-Ortiz, J. P.; Gettelfinger, B. T.; Moreno-Razo, J.; de Pablo, J. J., “Modeling flows of confined nematic liquid crystals”, Journal of Chemical Physics 134 (13), (2011). [Link]

Hoefert, M. J.; Sambriski, E. J.; de Pablo, J. J., “Molecular pathways in DNA-DNA hybridization of surface-bound oligonucleotides”, Soft Matter 7 (2), 560-566 (2011). [Link]

Jha, P. K.; Zwanikken, J. W.; de Pablo, J. J.; de la Cruz, M. O., “Electrostatic control of nanoscale phase behavior of polyelectrolyte networks”, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science 15 (6), 271-276 (2011). [Link]

Ji, S. X.; Nagpal, U.; Liao, W.; Liu, C. C.; de Pablo, J. J.; Nealey, P. F., “Three-dimensional Directed Assembly of Block Copolymers together with Two-dimensional Square and Rectangular Nanolithography”, Advanced Materials 23 (32), 3692-3697 (2011). [Link]

Karayiannis, N. C.; Malshe, R.; de Pablo, J. J.; Laso, M., “Fivefold symmetry as an inhibitor to hard-sphere crystallization”, Physical Review E 83, 061505 (2011). [Link]

Kim, Y.; Kim, K.; Choi, B.; Kounovsky, K. L.; Chang, R.; Jung, G. Y.; de Pablo, J. J.; Jo, K.; Schwartz, D. C., “Nanochannel Confinement: DNA Stretch Approaching Full Contour Length”, Lab on a Chip 11 (10), cover article, 1721-1729 (2011). [Link]

Moreno-Razo, J. A.; Sambriski, E. J.; Koenig, G. M.; Diaz-Herrera, E.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J., “Effects of anchoring strength on the diffusivity of nanoparticles in model liquid-crystalline fluids”, Soft Matter 7 (15), 6828-6835 (2011). [Link]

Munk, A. C.; Copeland, A.; Lucas, S.; Lapidus, A.; Del Rio, T. G.; Barry, K.; Detter, J. C.; Hammon, N.; Israni, S.; Pitluck, S.; Brettin, T.; Bruce, D.; Han, C.; Tapia, R., et al., “Complete genome sequence of Rhodospirillum rubrum type strain (S1(T))”, Standards in Genomic Sciences 4 (3), 293-302 (2011). [Link]

Nagpal, U.; Detcheverry, F. A.; Nealey, P. F.; de Pablo, J. J., “Morphologies of Linear Triblock Copolymers from Monte Carlo Simulations”, Macromolecules 44 (13), 5490-5497 (2011). [Link]

Nagpal, U.; Kang, H. M.; Craig, G. S. W.; Nealey, P. F.; de Pablo, J. J., “Pattern Dimensions and Feature Shapes of Ternary Blends of Block Copolymer and Low Molecular Weight Homopolymers Directed To Assemble on Chemically Nanopatterned Surfaces”, ACS Nano 5 (7), 5673-5682 (2011). [Link]

Ortiz, V.; de Pablo, J. J., “Molecular origins of DNA flexibility: Sequence effects on conformational and mechanical properties”, Physical Review Letters 106, 238107 (2011). [Link]

Pike, D. Q.; Mueller, D.; de Pablo, J. J., “Monte-Carlo Simulation of Ternary Blends of Block Copolymers and Homopolymers”, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 114904 (2011). [Link]

Sarkar, D., Goldstein, S., Schwartz, D. C. and Newton, M. A. “Statistical significance of optical map alignments.” J. Comp. Biol. 2011

Soto-Aquino, D.; Rosso, D.; Rinaldi, C., “Oscillatory shear response of dilute ferrofluids: Predictions from rotational Brownian dynamics simulations and ferrohydrodynamics modeling”, Physical Review E 84, 056306 (2011). [Link]

Staii, C.; Viesselmann, C.; Ballweg, J.; Williams, J. C.; Dent, E. W.; Coppersmith, S. N.; Eriksson, M. A., “Distance Dependence of Neuronal Growth on Nanopatterned Gold Surfaces”, Langmuir 27 (1), 233-239 (2011). [Link]

Toepperwein, G. N.; de Pablo, J. J., “Cavitation and Crazing in Rod-Containing Nanocomposites”, Macromolecules 44 (13), 5498-5509 (2011). [Link]

Young, N. D.; Debelle, F.; Oldroyd, G. E. D.; Geurts, R.; Cannon, S. B.; Udvardi, M. K.; Benedito, V. A.; Mayer, K. F. X.; Gouzy, J.; Schoof, H.; Van de Peer, Y.; Proost, S.; Cook, D. R.; Meyers, B. C., et al., “The Medicago genome provides insight into the evolution of rhizobial symbioses”, Nature 480 (7378), 520-524 (2011). [Link]

Thrust Four – 2011

Hamers, R. J.; Wang, X.; Franking, R.; Ruther, R. E.; Stavis, C., “Infrared spectroscopy for characterization of biomolecular interfaces”, Biointerface Characterization by Advanced IR Spectroscopy, Elsevier, (2011). [Link]


Societal Implications – 2011

Xenos, M. A.; Becker, A. B.; Anderson, A. A.; Brossard, D.; Scheufele, D. A., “Stimulating upstream engagement: An experimental study of nanotechnology information-seeking”, Social Science Quarterly 92 (5), 1191–1214 (2011). [Link]


Seeds – 2011

Jha, S.; Liu, C.-C.; Park, J. H.; Wiedmann, M. K.; Kuan, T. S.; Babcock, S. E.; Mawst, L. J.; Nealey, P. F.; Kuech, T. F., “Block Copolymer Templating for Formation of Quantum Dots and Lattice-Mismatched Semiconductor Structures”, MRS Proceedings, 1258, (2011). [Link]

Safron, N. S.; Arnold, M. S., “Characterization of Conduction Mechanisms Relevant to Device Performance in Nanoperforated Graphene”, International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems 20 (3), 697-706 (2011). [Link]

Safron, N. S.; Arnold, M. S., “Semiconducting Two-Dimensional Graphene Nanoconstriction Arrays Fabricated Using Nanosphere Lithography”, Small 7 (4), 492-498 (2011). [Link]

Facilities – 2011

Banik, S. M.; Monnot, B. L.; Weber, R. L.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “ROMP-CT/NMP Synthesis of Multiblock Copolymers Containing Linear Poly(ethylene) Segments”, Macromolecules 44 (18), 7141-7148 (2011). [Link]

Black-Ramirez, A. L.; Ogle, J. W.; Schmitt, A. L.; Lenhardt, J. M.; Cashion, M. P.; Mahanthappa, M. K.; Craig, S. L., “Microstructure of Copolymers Formed by the Reagentless, Mechanochemical Remodeling of Homopolymers via Pulsed Ultrasound”, 1 (1), 23-27 (2011). [Link]

Bunck, D. N.; Sorenson, G. P.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Cobalt-Mediated Radical Polymerization Routes to Poly(vinyl ester) Block Copolymers”, Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry 49 (1), 242-249 (2011). [Link]

Freire, F.; Almeida, A. M.; Fisk, J. D.; Steinkruger, J. D.; Gellman, S. H., “Impact of Strand Length on the Stability of Parallel-β-Sheet Secondary Structure”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50 (37), 8735–8738 (2011). [Link]

Huang, C. S.; Wang, R. K.; Wong, B. M.; McGee, D. J.; Leonard, F.; Kim, Y. J.; Johnson, K. F.; Arnold, M. S.; Eriksson, M. A.; Gopalan, P., “Spectroscopic Properties of Nanotube-Chromophore Hybrids”, ACS Nano 5 (10), 7767-7774 (2011). [Link]

Johnson, L. M.; Horne, W. S.; Gellman, S. H., “Broad Distribution of Energetically Important Contacts Across an Extended Protein Interface”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (26), 10038–10041 (2011). [Link]

King, W. J.; Murphy, W. L., “Bioinspired conformational changes: an adaptable mechanism for bio-responsive drug delivery”, Polymer Chemistry 2 (3), 476-491 (2011). [Link]

King, W. J.; Toepke, M.; Murphy, W. L., “A general route for the synthesis of functional, protein-based hydrogel microspheres using tailored protein charge”, Chemical Communications 47, 526-528, featured in “Emerging Investiators” issue (2011). [Link]

Lee, E. F.; Smith, B. J.; Horne, W. S.; Mayer, K. N.; Evangelista, M.; Colman, P. M.; Gellman, S. H.; Fairlie, W. D., “Structural Basis of Bcl-xL Recognition by a BH3-Mimetic a/b-Peptide Generated by Sequence-Based Design”, ChemBioChem 12 (13), 2025–2032 (2011). [Link]

Lipscomb, C. E.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Microphase Separation Mode-Dependent Mechanical Response in Poly(vinyl ester)/PEO Triblock Copolymers”, Macromolecules 44 (11), 4401-4409 (2011). [Link]

Pitluck, S.; Brettin, T.; Bruce, D.; Han, C.; Tapia, R.; Gilna, P.; Schmutz, J.; Larimer, F.; Land, M.; Kyrpides, N. C.; Mavromatis, K.; Richardson, P.; Rohde, M.; Goker, M., et al., “Complete genome sequence of Rhodospirillum rubrum type strain (S1)”, Standards in Genomic Science 4 (3), 293-302 (2011). [Link]

Sawada, T.; Gellman, S. H., “Structural Mimicry of the a-Helix in Aqueous Solution with an Isoatomic a/b/g-Peptide Backbone”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (19), 7336–7339 (2011). [Link]

Sorenson, G. P.; Coppage, K. L.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Unusually Stable Aqueous Lyotropic Gyroid Phases from Gemini Dicarboxylate Surfactants”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (38), 14928-14931 (2011). [Link]

Spalenka, J. W.; Paoprasert, P.; Franking, R.; Hamers, R. J.; Gopalan, P.; Evans, P. G., “Molecular control of pentacene/ZnO photoinduced charge transfer”, Applied Physics Letters 98, 103303 (2011). [Link]

Weber, R. L.; Ye, Y. S.; Schmitt, A. L.; Banik, S. M.; Elabd, Y. A.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Effect of Nanoscale Morphology on the Conductivity of Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block Copolymers”, Macromolecules 44 (14), 5727-5735 (2011). [Link]

Weber, R. L.; Ye, Y.; Banik, S. M.; Elabd, Y. A.; Hickner, M. A.; Mahanthappa, M. K. “Synthesis and Ion Transport of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Polymerized Styrenic Imidazolium Ionic Liquids”, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 2011, 49, 1287-1296. [Link]

Weber, R. L.; Ye, Y.; Banik, S. M.; Elabd, Y. A.; Hickner, M. A.; Mahanthappa, M. K., “Thermal and ion transport properties of hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymerized styrenic imidazolium ionic liquids”, Journal of Polymer Science Part B-Polymer Physics 49 (18), 1287-1296 (2011). [Link]