IRG C - Recent Publications

R.L. Davis, B.T. Michal, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Progression of Alignment in Thin Films of Cylinder-Forming Block Copolymers upon Shearing,” Macromolecules, 48, 5339-5347. [read]

E.A. Matsumoto, D.A. Vega, A.D. Pezzutti, N.A. García, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Wrinkles and Splay Conspire to Give Positive Disclinations Negative Curvature,” Proc. Natl. Acad. USA, Early Edition, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514379112. [read]

A.M. Hiszpanski, P.P. Khlyabich, Y.-L. Loo, “Tuning Kinetic Competitions to Traverse the Rich Structural Space of Organic Semiconductor Thin Films,” MRS Communications, [read]

A.M. Hiszpanski, J. Saathoff, L. Shaw, H. Wang, L. Kraya, F. Luttich, M. Brady, M. Chabinyc, A. Kahn, P. Clancy, Y.-L. Loo, “Halogenation of a Non-planar Molecular Semiconductor to Tune Energy Levels and Bandgaps for Electron Transport,” Chemistry of Materials 27, 1892. [read]

A.Y. Fang, A.K. Hailey, A. Grosskopf, J.E. Anthony, Y.-L. Loo, and M. Haataja, “Capillary Effects in Guided Crystallization of Organic Thin Films,” APL Materials 3, 036107. [read]

M. P. Howard, A. Z. Panagiotopoulos and A. Nikoubashman, “Inertial and viscoelastic forces on rigid colloids in microfluidic channels,” J. Chem. Phys., 142, 224908. [read]

A. Nikoubashman, E. Bianchi, and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Self Assembly of Janus Particles under Shear,” Soft Matter 11, 3767-71. [read]

A. Jusufi and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Explicit- and Implicit-Solvent Simulations of Micellization in Surfactant Solutions,” Invited Feature Article, Langmuir, 31: 3283-92. [read]

N. A. Mahynski and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Grafted Nanoparticles as Soft Patchy Colloids: Self-Assembly versus Phase Separation,” J. Chem. Phys. 142: 074901, 7 pp. [read]

C. Koch, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, F. Lo Verso, and C.N. Likos, “Customizing wormlike mesoscale structures via self-assembly of amphiphilic star polymers,” Soft Matter, 11: 3530-35. [read]

N.A. García, A.D. Pezzutti, R.A. Register, D.A. Vega, and L.R. Gómez, “Defect Formation and Coarsening in Hexagonal 2D Curved Crystals,” Soft Matter, 11, 898-907. [read]

R.L. Davis, S. Jayaraman, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Creating Controlled Thickness Gradients in Polymer Thin Films via Flowcoating,” Langmuir, 30, 5637-5644. [read]

R.L. Davis, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Cylinder Orientation and Shear-Alignment in Thin Films of Polystyrene-Poly(n-hexylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymers,” Macromolecules, 47, 5277- 5285. [read]

N.A. García, N.A., R.L. Davis, S.Y. Kim, P.M. Chaikin, R.A. Register, and D.A. Vega, “Mixed-Morphology and Mixed-Orientation Block Copolymer Bilayers,” RSC Advances, 4, 38412-38417. [read]

A. Nikoubashman, R.L. Davis, B.T. Michal, P.M. Chaikin, R.A. Register, and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Thin Films of Homopolymers and Cylinder-Forming Diblock Copolymers under Shear,” ACS Nano, 8, 8015-8026. [read]

S.Y. Kim, A. Nunns, J. Gwyther, R.L. Davis, I. Manners, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Large-Area Nano-Square Arrays from Shear-Aligned Block Copolymer Thin Films,” Nano Letters, 14, 5698-5705. [read]

A.M. Hiszpanski, R. Baur, B. Kim, N. Tremblay, C. Nuckolls, A. Woll, Y.-L. Loo, “Tuning Polymorphism and Orientation in Organic Semiconductor Thin Films via Post-Deposition Processing,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 136, 15749. [read]

A. Nikoubashman and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Effect of solvophobic block length on critical micelle concentration in model surfactant systems,” J. Chem. Phys., 141: 041101. [read]

A. Nikoubashman, N. A. Mahynski, and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Flow-induced demixing of polymer-colloid mixtures in microfluidic channels,” J. Chem. Phys., 140, 094903. [read]

S. Y. Kim, J. Gwyther, I. Manners, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Metal-Containing Block Copolymer Thin Films Yield Wire Grid Polarizers with High Aspect Ratio,” Adv. Mater., published on-line October 9, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201303452. [read]

D.A. Vega, L.R. Gómez, A.D. Pezzutti, F. Pardo, P.M. Chaikin, and R.A. Register, “Coupling Between Mean Curvature and Textures in Block Copolymer Thin Films Deposited on Curved Substrates,” Soft Matter, 9, 9385-9391. [read]

S. Xu, Y.-W. Yeh, G. Poirier, M.C. McAlpine, R.A. Register, and N. Yao, “Flexible Piezoelectric PMN-PT Nanowire-Based Nanocomposite and Device,” Nano Lett., 13, 2393-2398. [read]

A.M. Hiszpanski, S.S. Lee, H. Wang, A.R. Woll, C. Nuckolls, and Y.-L. Loo, “Post-deposition Processing Methods To Induce Preferential Orientation in Contorted Hexabenzocoronene Thin Films,” ACS Nano, 7, 294-300. [read]

C. Koch, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, F. Lo Verso, and C. N. Likos, “Phase behavior of rigid, amphiphilic star polymers,” Soft Matter, 9, 7424-7436. [read]

N.A. Mahynski, B. Irick, and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Structure of Phase-Separated Athermal Colloid-Polymer Systems in the Protein Limit,” Phys. Rev. E, 87, 022309. [read]

R. Liu, Y. Guo, G. Odusote, F. Qu, and R.D. Priestley, “Core-Shell Fe3O4 Nanoparticles Serve Multipurpose as Drug Carrier, Catalyst Support and Carbon Adsorbent,” ACS Appl. Mat. Interfaces, 5, 9167-9171. [read]

J.W. Chung, C. Neikirk, and R.D. Priestley, “Investigation of Coumarin Functionality on the Formation of Polymeric Nanoparticles,” J. Coll. Interf. Sci., 396, 16-22. [read]

N.A. García, R.A. Register, D.A. Vega, and L.R. Gómez, “Crystallization Dynamics on Curved Surfaces,” Phys. Rev. E, 88, 012306. [read]

A. Nikoubashman, R.A. Register, and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Self-Assembly of Cylinder-Forming Diblock Copolymer Thin Films,” Macromolecules, 46, 6651-6658. [read]

A. Nikoubashman, R.A. Register, and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Simulations of shear-induced morphological transitions in block copolymers,” Soft Matter, 9, 9960-9971. [read]