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  • F. Balli, M. Sultan,  S.K. Lami and J.T. Hastings: A hybrid achromatic metalens, Nature Communications 11, 3892 (2020)

  • T.B. Friedman, I.A. Belyantseva and G.I. Frolenkov: Myosins and Hearing. Adv Exp Med Biol 1239, 317 (2020).

  • R. Catalano, A. Masion, F. Ziarelli, D. Slomberg, J. Laisney, J.M. Unrine, A. Campos and J. Labille: Optimizing the dispersion of nanoparticulate TiO2-based UV filters in a non-polar medium used in sunscreen formulations – The roles of surfactants and particle coatings. "Colloids Surf., A " 599, 124792 (2020).

  • J. Laisney, D. Gurusamy, Z.E. Baddar, S.R. Palli and J.M. Unrine: RNAi in Spodoptera frugiperda Sf9 Cells via Nanomaterial Mediated Delivery of dsRNA: A Comparison of Poly-l-arginine Polyplexes and Poly-l-arginine-Functionalized Au Nanoparticles. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 25645 (2020).

  • S.S. Lichtenberg, K. Nuti, J. DeRouchey, O.V. Tsyusko and J.M. Unrine: Efficacy of chitosan/double-stranded RNA polyplex nanoparticles for gene silencing under variable environmental conditions. Environmental Science: Nano 7, 1582 (2020).

  • M.O. Olagunju, X. Poole, P. Blackwelder, M.P. Thomas, B.S. Guiton, D. Shukla, J.L. Cohn, B. Surnar, S. Dhar, E.M. Zahran, L.G. Bachas and M.R. Knecht: Size-Controlled SrTiO3 Nanoparticles Photodecorated with Pd Cocatalysts for Photocatalytic Organic Dye Degradation. ACS Applied Nano Materials 3, 4904 (2020).

  • S.S. Lichtenberg, J. Laisney, Z. Elhaj Baddar, O.V. Tsyusko, S.R. Palli, C. Levard, A. Masion and J.M. Unrine: Comparison of Nanomaterials for Delivery of Double-Stranded RNA in Caenorhabditis elegans. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 68, 7926 (2020).

  • Z. Elhaj Baddar, D. Gurusamy, J. Laisney, P. Tripathi, S.R. Palli and J.M. Unrine: Polymer-Coated Hydroxyapatite Nanocarrier for Double-Stranded RNA Delivery. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 68, 6811 (2020).

  • S. Hadi, A.J. Alexander, A.C. Vélez-Ortega and G.I. Frolenkov: Myosin-XVa Controls Both Staircase Architecture and Diameter Gradation of Stereocilia Rows in the Auditory Hair Cell Bundles. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 21, 121 (2020).

  • K. Jalama, W. Ma, G. Jacobs, D. Sparks, D. Qian and B.H. Davis: Fischer–Tropsch synthesis over Pt/Co/Al2O3 catalyst: Improvement in catalyst stability by activation with diluted CO. "Appl. Catal., A " 602, 117645 (2020).

  • W. Ma, G. Jacobs, D. Qian, Y. Ji, J.L.S. Klettlinger, S.D. Hopps and B.H. Davis: Fischer-Tropsch synthesis: Synergistic effect of hybrid Pt-Cd additives on a 15%Co/Al2O3 catalyst. "Appl. Catal., A " 600, 117610 (2020).

  • S. Lami, T. Hastings, A. Kaphle, N. Briot and A. Botman: Nanoscale focused electron beam induced etching of nickel using a liquid reactant. Nanotechnology 31 (2020).

  • G. Rabelo, D. Qian, R. Pace, O. Heintz, G. Caboche, E. Santillan-Jimenez and M. Crocker: Promotional Effect of Cu, Fe and Pt on the Performance of Ni/Al2O3 in the Deoxygenation of Used Cooking Oil to Fuel-Like Hydrocarbons. Catalysts 10, 91 (2020).

  • Y. Ji, S. Bai, D. Xu, D. Qian, Z. Wu, Y. Song, R. Pace, M. Crocker, K. Wilson, A. Lee, D. Harris and D. Scapens: Pd-promoted WO3-ZrO2 for low temperature NOx storage. "Appl. Catal., B " 264, 118499 (2020).



  • A.C. Vélez-Ortega and G.I. Frolenkov: Building and repairing the stereocilia cytoskeleton in mammalian auditory hair cells. Hearing Research 376, 47 (2019).

  • E.A. Grulke, M.J. Beck, R.A. Yokel, J.M. Unrine, U.M. Graham and M.L. Hancock: Surface-controlled dissolution rates: a case study of nanoceria in carboxylic acid solutions. Environmental Science: Nano 6, 1478 (2019).

  • C.S. Parker, S. Parsons, J. Bandy, C. Chapman, F. Coppens and W.B. Seales: From invisibility to readability: Recovering the ink of Herculaneum. PLoS One 14, e0215775 (2019).

  • Z. Elhaj Baddar, C.J. Matocha and J.M. Unrine: Surface coating effects on the sorption and dissolution of ZnO nanoparticles in soil. Environmental Science: Nano 6, 2495 (2019).

  • S.K. Lami, G. Smith, E. Cao and J.T. Hastings: The radiation chemistry of focused electron-beam induced etching of copper in liquids. Nanoscale 11, 11550 (2019).

  • J. Craven, M.A. Sultan, R. Sarma, S. Wilson, N. Meeks, D.Y. Kim, J.T. Hastings and D. Bhattacharyya: Rhodopseudomonas palustris-based conversion of organic acids to hydrogen using plasmonic nanoparticles and near-infrared light. RSC Advances 9, 41218 (2019).

  • M.A. Sultan, S.K. Lami, A. Ansary, D.R. Strachan, J.W. Brill and J.T. Hastings: Altering the radiation chemistry of electron-beam lithography with a reactive gas: a study of Teflon AF patterning under water vapor. Nanotechnology 30, 305301 (2019).

  • J. Hower, D. Qian, N. Briot, E. Santillan-Jimenez, M. Hood, R. Taggart and H. Hsu-Kim: Nano-Scale Rare Earth Distribution in Fly Ash Derived from the Combustion of the Fire Clay Coal, Kentucky. Minerals 9, 206 (2019).

  • R. Loe, Y. Lavoignat, M. Maier, M. Abdallah, T. Morgan, D. Qian, R. Pace, E. Santillan-Jimenez and M. Crocker: Continuous Catalytic Deoxygenation of Waste Free Fatty Acid-Based Feeds to Fuel-Like Hydrocarbons Over a Supported Ni-Cu Catalyst. Catalysts 9, 123 (2019).

  • R. Loe, K. Huff, M. Walli, T. Morgan, D. Qian, R. Pace, Y. Song, M. Isaacs, E. Santillan-Jimenez and M. Crocker: Effect of Pt Promotion on the Ni-Catalyzed Deoxygenation of Tristearin to Fuel-Like Hydrocarbons. Catalysts 9, 200 (2019).



  • H. Sarvari, X. Wang, Y. Wang, P. Zhang, S. Li, V.P. Singh and Z. Chen: Photovoltaic Performance of Lead-Iodide Perovskite Solar Cells Fabricated Under Ambient Air Conditions With HTM Solution Excluding LiTFSI. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 8, 1051 (2018)
  • Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. Li, J. Hu, J. Xu, D. Dang, X. Xiao and Y.-T. Cheng: Mechanical Property Evolution of Silicon Composite Electrodes Studied by Environmental Nanoindentation. Advanced Energy Materials 8, 1702578 (2018).
  • Z. Diao, M. Winter, T. Hirasawa and K. Saito: Characterization of the thermal structure of six clustered microflames seeded with TaN particles through emission spectroscopy. Exp. Therm Fluid Sci. 96, 295 (2018).
  • J. Yang, S. Xue, Y. Wu, C.-N. Yu and D.P. Sekulic: Wetting behaviour of Zn–Al filler metal on a stainless steel substrate. Sci. Technol. Weld. Joining 23, 1 (2018).
  • Z. Elhaj Baddar and J.M. Unrine: Functionalized-ZnO-Nanoparticle Seed Treatments to Enhance Growth and Zn Content of Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Seedlings. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 66, 12166 (2018).
  • X. Dong, A. Al-Jumaily and I.C. Escobar: Investigation of the Use of a Bio-Derived Solvent for Non-Solvent-Induced Phase Separation (NIPS) Fabrication of Polysulfone Membranes. Membranes (Basel) 8 (2018).
  • L. Yu, R. Han, X. Sang, J. Liu, M.P. Thomas, B.M. Hudak, A. Patel, K. Page and B.S. Guiton: Shell-Induced Ostwald Ripening: Simultaneous Structure, Composition, and Morphology Transformations during the Creation of Hollow Iron Oxide Nanocapsules. ACS Nano 12, 9051 (2018).
  • E.A. Grulke, S.B. Rice, J. Xiong, K. Yamamoto, T.H. Yoon, K. Thomson, M. Saffaripour, G.J. Smallwood, J.W. Lambert, A.J. Stromberg, R. Macy, N.J. Briot and D. Qian: Size and shape distributions of carbon black aggregates by transmission electron microscopy. Carbon 130, 822 (2018).
  • D.A. Shariaty, D. Qian, Y.-T. Cheng and S.A. Odom: Application of Cross-Linked Polyborosiloxanes and Organically Modified Boron Silicate Binders in Silicon-Containing Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries. J. Electrochem. Soc. 165 (2018).


  • J. Schoop, W.F. Sales and I.S. Jawahir: High speed cryogenic finish machining of Ti-6Al4V with polycrystalline diamond tools. J. Mater. Process. Technol. 250, 1 (2017).
  • S. Hernández, C. Porter, X. Zhang, Y. Wei and D. Bhattacharyya: Layer-by-layer assembled membranes with immobilized porins. RSC Advances 7, 56123 (2017).
  • A.C. Vélez-Ortega, M.J. Freeman, A.A. Indzhykulian, J.M. Grossheim and G.I. Frolenkov: Mechanotransduction current is essential for stability of the transducing stereocilia in mammalian auditory hair cells. Elife 6 (2017).
  • X. Zhan and M. Shirpour: Evolution of solid/aqueous interface in aqueous sodium-ion batteries. Chem. Commun. 53, 204 (2017).
  • S. Esfandiarpour, L. Boehme and J.T. Hastings: Focused electron beam induced deposition of copper with high resolution and purity from aqueous solutions. Nanotechnology 28, 125301 (2017).
  • M.A. Khan, W.T. Wallace, S.Z. Islam, S. Nagpure, J. Strzalka, J.M. Littleton, S.E. Rankin and B.L. Knutson: Adsorption and Recovery of Polyphenolic Flavonoids Using TiO2-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9, 32114 (2017).


  • J. Schoop et al., Cryogenic machining of porous tungsten for enhanced surface integrity. J. Mater. Process. Technol. 229, 614-621 (2016).
  • S. Hernández, S. Lei, W. Rong, L. Ormsbee and D. Bhattacharyya: Functionalization of Flat Sheet and Hollow Fiber Microfiltration Membranes for Water Applications. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4, 907 (2016).
  • L. Yu, Y. Zhang, B.M. Hudak, D.K. Wallace, D.Y. Kim and B.S. Guiton: Simple synthetic route to manganese-containing nanowires with the spinel crystal structure. J. Solid State Chem. 240, 23 (2016).



  • M. Gui et al., Engineered iron/iron oxide functionalized membranes for selenium and other toxic metal removal from power plant scrubber water. J. Memb. Sci. 488, 79-91 (2015).
  • J. Hower, J. Groppo, K. Henke, M. Hood, C. Eble, R. Honaker, W. Zhang and D. Qian: Notes on the Potential for the Concentration of Rare Earth Elements and Yttrium in Coal Combustion Fly Ash. Minerals 5, 356 (2015).
  • L. Boehme, M. Bresin, A. Botman, J. Ranney and J.T. Hastings: Focused electron beam induced etching of copper in sulfuric acid solutions. Nanotechnology 26, 495301 (2015).
  • Xiao, D. M. Davenport, L. Ormsbee, D. Bhattacharyya, Polymerization and Functionalization of Membrane Pores for Water Related Applications. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 54, 4174-4182 (2015).
  • Q. Zhang et al., Synergetic Effects of Inorganic Components in Solid Electrolyte Interphase on High Cycle Efficiency of Lithium Ion Batteries, Nano Lett., in press, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b05283.
  • S. Hernandez, S. Lei, W. Rong, L. Ormsbee, D. Bhattacharyya, Functionalization of Flat Sheet and Hollow Fiber Microfiltration Membranes for Water Applications. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., in press,
  • S. Z. Islam, A. Reed, D. Y. Kim, S. E. Rankin, N2/Ar plasma induced doping of ordered mesoporous TiO2 thin films for visible light active photocatalysis. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 220, 120-128 (2016).
  • Z. Liang, K. R. Graham, Surface Modification of Silver Nanowires for Morphology and Processing Control in Composite Transparent Electrodes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 7, 21652-21656 (2015).
  • J. L. Lilly, G. Romero, W. Xu, H. Y. Shin, B. J. Berron, Characterization of Molecular Transport in Ultrathin Hydrogel Coatings for Cellular Immunoprotection. Biomacromolecules. 16, 541-549 (2015).
  • P. D. Swartzentruber, M. J. Detisch, T. J. Balk, Composition and work function relationship in Os-Ru-W ternary alloys. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A. 33, – (2015).
  • H. K. Al-Hakeim, M. M. Kareem, E. A. Grulke, Synthesis a New Magnetic Nanoparticles and Study the Interaction with Xanthine Oxidase. Am. J. Nanomater. 2, 13-20 (2014).







  • W.-C. Li, T. J. Balk, Effects of substrate curvature on dealloying of nanoporous thin films, Scr. Mater. 61, 1125-1128 (2009).
  • W. Li, T. Balk, Preparation and Hydrogen Absorption/Desorption of Nanoporous Palladium Thin Films, Materials (Basel). , 2496-2509 (2009).
  • Y. Sun, T. Balk, Evolution of structure, composition, and stress in nanoporous gold thin films with grain-boundary cracks, Metall. Mater. Trans. A (2008), doi:10.1007/s11661-008-9625-z.
  • M1 to M2 Phase Transformation and Phase Cooperation in Bulk Mixed Metal MoVMO (M=Te, Nb) Catalysts for Selective Ammoxidation of Propane, P. Korovchenko N. R., Shiju A. K. Dozier, U. M. Graham, M. O. Guerrero-Perez, V. V. Guliants, Top. Catal. (2008) 50:43-51
  • Carbon Nanotube Docking Stations: A New Concept in Catalysis, U.M. Graham, A. Dozier, R.A. Khatri, M.C. Bahome, L.L. Jewell, S.D. Mhlanga, N.J. Coville, B.H. Davis, Catalysis Letters, accepted Jan. 12, 2009, In Press


  • 3-D Investigation of nanocrystalline ridges on ceria support surface of Pt/CeO2 catalysts for water-gas shift, Khatri, R.A.; Graham, U.M.; Evin, H.; Jacobs, G.; Dozier, A.; Davis, B.H. ACS, Division of Fuel Chemistry, Apr. 6-10, New Orleans, LA, Preprints, 53(1) 162-163, 2008
  • Y. Sun, T. Balk, A multi-step dealloying method to produce nanoporous gold with no volume change and minimal cracking, Scr. Mater. c, 727-730 (2008).
  • Association of the Sites of Heavy Metals with Nanoscale Carbon in a Kentucky Electrostatic Precipitator Fly Ash, James C Hower, Uschi M Graham, Alan Dozier, Michael T Tseng, Rajesh A Khatri, Environmental Science and Technology, 2008, 42, 8471-8478
  • Low Temperature Water-Gas Shift/Methanol Steam Reforming: Alkali Doping to Facilitate the Scission of Formate and Methoxy C-H Bonds over Pt/ceria Catalyst, Harold N Evin, Gary Jacobs, Javier Ruiz-Martinez, Uschi M Graham, Alan Dozier, Gerald Thomas, Burtron H Davis, Catalysis Letters, 2008, 122, 9-20
  • Fischer Tropsch Synthesis: Assessment of the Ripening of Cobalt Clusters and Mixing between Co and Ru Promoter via Oxidationˆ’Reduction-Cycles over Lower Co-Loaded Ruˆ’Co/Al2O3 Catalysts, Gary Jacobs, Amitava Sarkar, Yaying Ji, Mingsheng Luo, Alan Dozier, Burtron Davis, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2008, 47 (3), pp 672-680
  • W. Li, S. Schendel, T. Balk, Microstructure and Hydrogen Absorption/Desorption Behavior of Nanoporous Pd Thin Films,ÂMRS Proc. 1098(2008).


  • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis: Morphology, Phase Transformation and Particle Size Growth of Nano-scale Particles, Amitava Sarkar, Deepyaman Seth, Alan K. Dozier, James K. Neathery, Hussein H. Hamdeh and Burtron H. Davis, Catalysis Letters, 2007, 117, 1-17
  • EELS-Stem investigation of the formation of nano-zones in iron catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, Graham, U.M.; Dozier, A.; Khatri, R.A.; Srinivasan, R.; Davis, B.H. Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts and Catalysis, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 163, 101-124, 2007
  • Precipitated Iron Fischer-Tropsch Catalyst: Effect of CO activation on the Morphology of Iron Hydroxide Oxide Nano-needles, Amitava Sarkar, Alan K. Dozier, Uschi M. Graham, Burtron H. Davis., Applied Catalysis A, (2007) 326, 55-64


  • Mesoporous Nanocrystalline Mixed Metal Oxides from Heterometallic Alkoxide Precursors: Cobalt-Nickel Oxide Spinels for Propane Oxidation, Moises A. Carreon, Vadim V. Guliants, Li Yuan, Andrew R. Hughett, Alan Dozier, Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva, and Vadim G. Kessler, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 4983-4988.
  • Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts and Catalysis (Book), Burtron H. Davis, Mario L. Occelli,EELS-STEM INVESTIGATION OF THE FORMATION OF NANO-ZONES IN IRON CATALYSTS FOR FISCHER-TROPSCH SYNTHESIS, Uschi M. Graham, Alan Dozier, Rajesh A. Khatria, Ram Srinivasana and Burtron H. Davis, Elsevier Science; 1 edition (Nov 20 2006),
  • Transendothelial migration of ferric ion in FeCl3 injured murine common carotid artery, Michael T. Tseng, Alan Dozier, Bodduluri Haribabu, Uschi M. Graham, Thrombosis Research (2006) 118, 275-280.
  • Y. Sun, T. Balk, Mechanical Behavior and Microstructure of Nanoporous Gold Films, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc 924(2006).;jsessionid=AEC04540...
  • Isothermal aging-microstructure-property relationship of SmCo 2:17 magnets, Zheng, Q.J., Xia, S., Dozier, A.; Zhai, T., Willhite, J., Effgen, M.P., Materials Science and Technology, 22, (2006), 1476-1482.


  • Synthesis of Nanoscale Bimetallic Particles in Polyelectrolyte Membrane Matrix for Reductive Transformation of Halogenated Organic Compounds, Xu, Jian, Dozier, Alan, Bhattacharyya, Dibakar, Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2005), 7(4-5), 449-467.
  • Low temperature water-gas shift: Examining the efficiency of Au as a promoter for ceria-based catalysts prepared by CVD of a Au precursor, Jacobs, Gary, Ricote, Sandrine; Patterson, Patricia M., Graham, Uschi M., Dozier, Alan; Khalid, Syed, Rhodus, Elin, Davis, Burtron H., Applied Catalysis, A: General (2005), 292, 229-243.
  • Catalytic links among the water-gas shift, water-assisted formic acid decomposition, and methanol steam reforming reactions over Pt-promoted thoria, Jacobs, Gary, Patterson, Patricia M., Graham, Uschi M., Crawford, Adam C.; Dozier, Alan; Davis, Burtron H., Journal of Catalysis (2005), 235(1), 79-91.
  • Characterization of ultrafine coal fly ash particles by energy-filtered TEM, Y. Chen, N. Shah, F. E. Huggins, G. P. Huffman & A. Dozier, Journal of Microscopy, (2005), 217, 225.


  • Symmetry-related growth of carbon nanocoils from Ni-P based alloy particles, D. Y. Ding, J. N. Wang, A. Dozier, J. App. Phys., 95, 5006, (2004).
  • Elongated Silica Nanoparticles with a Mesh Phase Mesopore Structure by Fluorosurfactant Templating, Bing Tan, Alan Dozier, Hans-Joachim Lehmler, Barbara L. Knutson and Stephen E. Rankin, Langmuir. 20, 6981 (2004).
  • Kinetic Precipitation of Solution-Phase Polyoxomolybdate Followed by Transmission Electron Microscopy: A Window to Solution-Phase Nanostructure, Yan Zhu, Arthur Cammers-Goodwin, Bin Zhao, Alan Dozier, and Elizabeth C. Dickey, Chem. Eur. J., 10, 2421 (2004).


  • Graphitic nano- and microfibers, tubes and balloon-like structures grown from sawdust, Siddhartha K. Pradhan, Philip J. Reucroft, Alan Dozier, Carbon, 41, 2873 (2003).
  • Growth of TiO2 nanorods by metalorganic chemical vapor Deposition, Siddhartha K. Pradhan, Philip J. Reucroft, Fuqian Yang, Alan Dozier, J. of Crystal Growth, 256, (2003), 83-88.


  • The Scanning Electron Microscope as a Tool in Failure Analysis And Accident Reconstruction, A. Johnson and A. Dozier, Proceedings of the International Centennial Conference on the Electron, University of Cambridge, UK, (1999).