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Submissions from 2017

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Two-dimensional electronics and optoelectronics: Present and future, Zhixian Zhou and Yoke Khin Yap

Submissions from 2016

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Non-Hermitian parametric amplification via four wave mixing, Asif Ahmed, Xiang Meng, Jerry I. Dadap, et al.

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Astrophysics Source Code Library: Here We Grow Again!, Alice Allen, G. Bruce Berriman, Kimberly DuPrie, et al.

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Electrophoretically‐deposited metal‐decorated CNT nanoforests with high thermal/electric conductivity and wettability tunable from hydrophilic to superhydrophobic, Anirudh Balram, Sunand Santhanagopalan, Boyi Hao, et al.

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Thermal conductivity of vertically aligned boron nitride nanotubes, Boubakeur Essedik Belkerk, Amine Achour, Dongyan Zhang, et al.

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Chapter 1 - Introduction to boron nitride nanotubes: synthesis, properties, functionalization, and cutting, Shiva Bhandari, Bishnu Tiwari, Nazmiye Bihter Yapici, et al.

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A laboratory facility to study gas-aerosol-cloud interactions in a turbulent environment: The Π Chamber, K. Chang, J. Bench, M. Brege, et al.

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Colliding plumes in a turbulent mixing cloud, Kelken Chang, K. Chandrakar, David Ciochetto, et al.

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Turbulent mixing cloud in the Pi Chamber, Kelken Chang, K. Chandrakar, David Ciochetto, et al.

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Spatial and temporal variability in desert dust and anthropogenic pollution in Iraq, 1997–2010, A. Alexandra Chudnovsky, Petros Koutrakis, Alexander Kostinski, et al.

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Comprehensive tool for calculation of radiative fluxes: illustration of shortwave aerosol radiative effect sensitivities to the details in aerosol and underlying surface characteristics, Yevgeny Derimian, Oleg Dubovik, Xin Huang, et al.

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Unlocking the origin of superior performance of a Si–Ge core–shell nanowire quantum dot field effect transistor, Kamal B. Dhungana, Meghnath Jaishi, and Ranjit Pati

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Nonlinear modal interactions in PT-symmetric lasers, Li Ge and Ramy El-Ganainy

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New flexible channels for room temperature tunneling field effect transistors, Boyi Hao, Anjana Asthana, Paniz Khanmohammadi, et al.

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Characterization of cumulus cloud fields using trajectories in the center of gravity versus water mass phase space: 2. Aerosol effects on warm convective clouds, Reuven H. Heiblum, Orit Altaratz, Ilan Koren, et al.

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Characterization of cumulus cloud fields using trajectories in the center of gravity versus water mass phase space: 1. Cloud tracking and phase space description, Reuven H. Heiblum, Orit Altaratz, Ilan Koren, et al.

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The consistent behavior of tropical rain: Average reflectivity vertical profiles determined by rain top height, Reuven H. Heiblum, Ilan Koren, Orit Altaratz, et al.

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An example of persistent microstructure in a long rain event, A. R. Jameson, M. L. Larsen, and A. B. Kostinski

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Merelaniite, Mo4Pb4VSbS15, a New Molybdenum-Essential Member of the Cylindrite Group, from the Merelani Tanzanite Deposit, Lelatema Mountains, Manyara Region, Tanzania, John Jaszczak, Michael Rumsey, Luca Bindi, et al.

Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Recent Advances in Their Synthesis, Functionalization, and Applications, Chee Huei Lee, Shiva Bhandari, Bishnu Tiwari, et al.

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Boron nitride nanotubes: Recent advances in their synthesis, functionalization, and applications, Chee Huei Lee, Shiva Bhandari, Bishnu Tiwari, et al.

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Raw data sets for nascent-denuded soot - image analysis, Claudio Mazzoleni and Janarjan Bhandari

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Optomechanical interactions in non-Hermitian photonic molecules, D. W. Schönleber, A Eisfeld, and Ramy El-Ganainy

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Optical revivals in nonuniform supersymmetric photonic arrays, M. H. Teimourpour, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Ramy El-Ganainy

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Non-Hermitian engineering of single mode two dimensional laser arrays, M. H. Teimourpour, Li Ge, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, et al.

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Conditions for super-adiabatic droplet growth after entrainment mixing, Fan Yang, Raymond Shaw, and Huiwen Xue

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Rheological properties, low-temperature cracking resistance, and optical performance of exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets modified asphalt binder, Hui Yao, Qingli Dai, Zhanping You, et al.

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Physical Vapor Deposition, Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang

Submissions from 2015

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Temperature variability and early clustering of record-breaking events, Amalia Anderson and Alexander Kostinski

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Field emission from zinc oxide nanobelts, Anjana Asthana, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian-Yassar

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Evolution of Irradiation‐induced vacancy defects in boron nitride nanotubes, Guangming Cheng, Shanshan Yao, Xiahan Sang, et al.

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Optical parametric amplification via non-Hermitian phase matching, Ramy El-Ganainy, Jerry I. Dadap, and Richard M. Osgood

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Supersymetric laser arrays, Ramy El-Ganainy, Li Ge, M. Khajavikhan, et al.

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Optical isolation in topological-edge-state photonic arrays, Ramy El-Ganainy and Miguel Levy

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Chapter 20: Controlled synthesis of functional boron nitride nanostructures for applications, Boyi Hao, Chee Huei Lee, Jiesheng Wang, et al.

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A comprehensive laboratory study on the immersion freezing behavior of illite NX particles: A comparison of 17 ice nucleation measurement techniques, N. Hiranuma, S. Augustin-Bauditz, H. Bingemer, et al.

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Disdrometer network observations of finescale spatial–temporal clustering in rain, A. R. Jameson, M. L. Larsen, and A. Kostinski

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On the variability of drop size distributions over areas, A. R. Jameson, M. L. Larsen, and A. B. Kostinski

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Viewpoint: Watching quasicrystals grow, John A. Jaszczak

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Switching behaviors of graphene-boron nitride nanotube heterojunctions, Vyom Parashar, Corentin Durand, Boyi Hao, et al.

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Ice nucleation by water-soluble macromolecules, B. G. Pummer, C. Budke, S. Augustin-Bauditz, et al.

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Schneefernerhaus as a mountain research station for clouds and turbulence, S. Risius, H. Xu, F. Di Lorenzo, et al.

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Perturbations of the optical properties of mineral dust particles by mixing with black carbon: A numerical simulation study, B. V. Scarnato, S. China, K. Nielsen, et al.

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Sensing based on fano-type resonance response of all-dielectric metamaterials, Elena Semouchkina, Ran Duan, George Semouchkin, et al.

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High-resolution measurement of cloud microphysics and turbulence at a mountaintop station, H. Siebert, R. A. Shaw, J. Ditas, et al.

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Efficient computation of spontaneous emission dynamics in arbitrary photonic structures, M. H. Teimourpour and Ramy El-Ganainy

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A simple and universal technique To extract one- and two-dimensional nanomaterials from contaminated water, Bishnu Tiwari, Dongyan Zhang, Dustin Winslow, et al.

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Observations of new particle formation in enhanced UV irradiance zones near cumulus clouds, B. Wehner, F. Werner, F. Ditas, et al.

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Merelani: Tansanit und seltene Sammlermineralien, Stefan Weiß, John A. Jaszczak, Simon Harrison, et al.

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Intercomparing different devices for the investigation of ice nucleating particles using Snomax® as test substance, H. Wex, S. Augustin-Bauditz, Y. Boose, et al.

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Characterization of dust particles’ 3D shape and roughness with nanometer resolution, Xinxin Woodward, Alexander Kostinski, Swarup China, et al.

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Ice nucleation at the contact line triggered by transient electrowetting fields, Fan Yang, Raymond Shaw, Colin Gurganus, et al.

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Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Yoke Khin Yap and Dongyan Zhang

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Recent advancement on the optical properties of two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) thin films, Mingxiao Ye, Dustin Winslow, Dongyan Zhang, et al.

Submissions from 2014

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Real time observation of mechanically triggered piezoelectric current in individual ZnO nanobelts, Anjana Asthana, Hasti A. Ardakani, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

Boron nitride nanotubes for spintronics, Kamal B. Dhungana and Ranjit Pati

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Boron nitride nanotubes for spintronics, Kamal B. Dhungana and Ranjit Pati

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Electrical tuning of spin current in a boron nitride nanotube quantum dot, Kamal B. Dhungana and Ranjit Pati

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Fluorinated boron nitride nanotube quantum dots: A spin filter, Kamal B. Dhungana and Ranjit Pati

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Giant amplification of tunnel magnetoresistance in a molecular junction: Molecularspin-valve transistor, Kamal B. Dhungana and Ranjit Pati

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Exceptional points and lasing self-termination in photonic molecules, Ramy El-Ganainy, M. Khajavikhan, and Li Ge

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On-Chip Multi 4-Port Optical Circulators, Ramy El-Ganainy and Miguel Levy

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Plasma synthesis of hexagonal-pyramidal graphite hillocks, X. Glad, L. de Poucques, John A. Jaszczak, et al.

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Nucleation at the contact line observed on nanotextured surfaces, C W. Gurganus, J. C. Charnawskas, A. B. Kostinski, et al.

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Spectacular sulfides from the Merelani tanzanite deposit, Lelatema Mountains, Manyara Region, Tanzania, S. J. Harrison, John A. Jaszczak, Mike Keim, et al.

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Supersymmetric Mode Converters, Matthias Heinrich, Mohammad-Ali Miri, Simon Stützer, et al.

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Simulation of charge transport in disordered assemblies of metallic nano-islands: Application to boron-nitride nanotubes functionalized with gold quantum dots, John A. Jaszczak, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, Douglas R. Banyai, et al.

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Spatial patterns of record-setting temperatures, Alexander Kostinski and Amalia Anserson

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Further evidence for superterminal raindrops, M. L. Larsen, A. Kostinski, and A. R. Jameson

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Enhancing Optical Isolator Performance in Nonreciprocal Waveguide Arrays, Miguel Levy, Turhan K. Carroll, and Ramy El-Ganainy

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MoS2 quantum dot: effects of passivation, additional layer, and h-BN substrate on its stability and electronic properties, G. C. Loh, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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Accelerating Diffraction-free Beams in Photonic Lattices, K. G. Makris, I. Kaminer, Ramy El-Ganainy, et al.

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Laboratory measurements of contact freezing by dust and bacteria at temperatures of mixed-phase clouds, Joseph Niehaus, John Becker, Alexander Kostinski, et al.

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A technique to measure ice nuclei in the contact mode, Joseph Niehaus, Kristopher W. Bunker, Swarup China, et al.

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Observation of Accelerating Wannier-Stark Beams in Optically Induced Photonic Lattices, Xinyuan Qi, Konstantinos G. Makris, Ramy El-Ganainy, et al.

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Optically sector-zoned (star) diamonds from Zimbabwe, John Rakovan, Eloise Gaillou, Jeffrey E. Post, et al.

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Light Transport in PT-invariant Photonic Structures with Hidden Symmetries, M. H. Teimourpour, Ramy El-Ganainy, A. Eisfeld, et al.

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A semi-Lagrangian view of ozone production tendency in North American outflow in the summers of 2009 and 2010, B. Zhang, R. C. Owen, J A Perlinger, et al.

Submissions from 2013

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Ice nucleation in the contact mode: Temperature and size dependence for selected dusts, Will Cantrell, Kristopher W. Bunker, Joseph Niehaus, et al.

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Spatial scales of pollution from variable resolution satellite imaging, Alexandra A. Chudnovsky, Alexander Kostinski, Alexei Lyapustin, et al.

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Record-breaking statistics for random walks in the presence of measurement error and noise, Yaniv Edrey, Alexander Kostinski, Satya N. Majumdar, et al.

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On-chip Non-reciprocal Optical Devices Based on Quantum Inspired Photonic Lattices, Ramy El-Ganainy, A. Eisfeld, Miguel Levy, et al.

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High-speed imaging of freezing drops: Still no preference for the contact line, Colin Gurganus, Alexander Kostinski, and Raymond Shaw

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Word to the Wise: Raman spectroscopy in the identification and study of minerals, John A. Jaszczak

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Nanotech innovations enterprise at Michigan Technological University, John A. Jaszczak, Echoe M. Bouta, and Mary Raber

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Miracle at Merelani: A remarkable occurrence of graphite, diopside and associated minerals from the Karo Mine, Block D, Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania, John A. Jaszczak and Daniel Trinchillo

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Minimum principles in electromagnetic scattering by small aspherical particles, Alexander Kostinski and Ajaree Mongkolsittisilp

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Formation of nanodiamonds at near-ambient conditions via microplasma dissociation of ethanol vapour, Ajay Kumar, Pin Ann Lin, Albert Xue, et al.

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Room temperature tunneling behaviors of boron nitride nanotubes functionalized with gold quantum dots, Chee Huei Lee, Shengyong Qin, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, et al.

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Fluorapatite from a remarkable occurrence of graphite and associated minerals, Jena M. Long, John Rakovan, John A. Jaszczak, et al.

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Simulation of charge transport in multi-island tunneling devices: Application to disordered one-dimensional systems at low and high biases, Madhusudan A. Savaikar, Douglas R. Banyai, Paul Bergstrom, et al.

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Photoacoustic and nephelometric spectroscopy of aerosol optical properties with a supercontinuum light source, Neha Sharma, I. J. Arnold, H. Moosmüller, et al.

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The fine-scale structure of the trade wind cumuli over Barbados – An introduction to the CARRIBA project, H. Siebert, M. Beals, J. Bethke, et al.

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Shape-induced gravitational sorting of Saharan dust during transatlantic voyage: Evidence from CALIOP lidar depolarization measurements, Weidong Yang, Alexander Marshak, Alexander Kostinski, et al.

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Hetero-junctions of boron nitride and carbon nanotubes: Synthesis and characterization, Yoke Khin Yap

Submissions from 2012

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In situ electrical conductivity measurement for functionalized boron nitride nanotubes by transmission electron microscopy, Anjana Asthana, Boyi Hao, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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A study on the field emission property of zinc oxide nanobelts by insitu transmission electron microscopy, Anjana Asthana, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian Yassar

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Discernible rhythm in the spatio/temporal distributions of transatlantic dust, Y. Ben-Ami, I. Koren, O. Altaratz, et al.

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Measurements of ice nucleation by mineral dusts in the contact mode, Kristopher W. Bunker, Swarup China, C. Mazzoleni, et al.

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Prediction of daily fine particulate matter concentrations using aerosol optical depth retrievals from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES), Alexandra A. Chudnovsky, Hyung Joo Lee, Alexander Kostinski, et al.