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Works from 2015

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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.

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The immersion mode ice nucleation behavior of mineral dusts: A comparison of different pure and surface modified dusts, S. Augustin-Bauditz, H. Wex, S. Kanter, et al.

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

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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Computerizing exams: The Michigan Tech Testing Center, Amber J. Kemppainen, Gretchen L. Hein, and Michael R. Meyer

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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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Twomey effect observed from collocated microphysical and remote sensing measurements over shallow cumulus, F. Werner, F. Ditas, H. Siebert, 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.

Works from 2013

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Measurement of Aircraft State and Thermodynamic and Dynamic Variables, Jens Bange, Marco Esposito, Donald H. Lenschow, et al.

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In Situ Measurements of Cloud and Precipitation Particles, Jean Louis Brenguier, William D. Bachalo, Patrick Y. Chuang, et al.

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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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A modeling study of ice formation affected by aerosols, Zhe Li, Huiwen Xue, and Fan Yang

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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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New airborne retrieval approach for trade wind cumulus properties under overlying cirrus, F. Werner, H. Siebert, P. Pilewskie, 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.

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Observational bounds on atmospheric heating by aerosol absorption: Radiative signature of transatlantic dust, Amit Davidi, Alexander Kostinski, Ilan Koren, et al.

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Switching of conductance in a molecular wire: Role of junction geometry, interfacial distance, and conformational change, Kamal B. Dhungana, Subhasish Mandal, and Ranjit Pati

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Aerosols-cloud microphysics-thermodynamics-turbulence: Evaluating supersaturation in a marine stratocumulus cloud, F. Ditas, R. A. Shaw, H. Siebert, et al.

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Absorbing aerosols at high relative humidity: linking hygroscopic growth to optical properties, J. Michel Flores, R. Z. Bar-Or, N Bluvshtein, et al.

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Field emission and strain engineering of electronic properties in boron nitride nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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GPU-accelerated computation of electron transfer, Siegfried Hofinger, Angela Acocella, Sergiu C. Pop, et al.

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Formation of degenerate band gaps in layered systems, Anton I. Ignatov, Alexander M. Merzlikin, Miguel Levy, et al.

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Spirals, scales, cones, and lamellae: The strange world of graphite overgrowths from the Trotter Mine dump, Franklin, New Jersey, John A. Jaszczak

Stellate surface features on graphite from Crestmore, California, and Amity, New York, John A. Jaszczak

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What determines the sign reversal of magnetoresistance in a molecular tunnel junction?, Subhasish Mandal and Ranjit Pati

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Aging influence on rheology properties of petroleum-based asphalt modified with biobinder, Julian N. Mills-Beale, Zhanping You, Elham Fini, et al.

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Structural inhomogeneity and piezoelectric enhancement in ZnO nanobelts, Kasra Momeni, Anjana Asthana, Abhishek Prasad, et al.

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A simple scheme of molecular electronic devices with multiwalled carbon nanotubes as the top electrodes, Jason P. Moscatello, Abhishek Prasad, Ravi Chintala, et al.

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Bounds on spectral dispersion from fermi-detected gamma ray bursts, Robert J. Nemiroff, Ryan Connolly, Justin Holmes, et al.

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Very stable electron field emission from strontium titanate coated carbon nanotube matrices with low emission thresholds, Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason P. Moscatello, et al.

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Molecule for electronics: A myriad of opportunities comes with daunting challenges, Ranjit Pati

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Nuclear quadrupole interactions in nuclear quadrupole resonance detection of energetic and controlled materials: Theoretical study, Ranjit Pati, R. H. Pink, R. H. Scheicher, et al.

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On Cellular Automata rules of molecular arrays, Satyajit Sahu, Hiroshi Oono, Subrata Ghosh, et al.

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Diameter-dependent bending modulus of individual multiwall boron nitride nanotubes, Adrienne Tanur, Jiesheng Wang, Arava Reddy, et al.

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Arbitrary super surface modes bounded by multilayered metametal, Ruoxi Yang, Xiaoyue Huang, and Zhaolin Lu

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CALIPSO observations of transatlantic dust: vertical stratification and effect of clouds, W. Yang, A. Marshak, T. Varnai, et al.

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Rheological properties and chemical analysis of nanoclay and carbon microfiber modified asphalt with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, Hui Yao, Zhanping You, Liang Li, et al.

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Rheological properties and chemical bonding of asphalt modified with nanosilica, Hui Yao, Zhanping You, Liang Li, et al.

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Chemical vapor deposition (CVD), Yoke Khin Yap

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Physical vapor deposition, Yoke Khin Yap

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Pulsed laser deposition of indium tin oxide nanowires in argon and helium, Thian-Khok Yong, Sek-Sean Tan, Chen-Hon Nee, et al.

Submissions from 2011

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Evolution and distribution of record-breaking high and low monthly mean temperatures, Amalia Anderson and Alexander Kostinski

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In situ observation of size-scale effects on the mechanical properties of ZnO nanowires, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, et al.

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A study on the structure-piezoresponse property of a ZnO nanobelt by in situ transmission rlectron microscopy, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, et al.

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In situ probing of structural and electromechanical properties of an individual ZnO nanobelt, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, et al.

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On the correlation of crystal defects and band gap properties of ZnO nanobelts, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, et al.

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In situ probing of electromechanical properties of an individual ZnO nanobelt, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, et al.

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Origins of thermodynamically stable superhydrophobicity of boron nitriden nanotubes coatings, Ludmila Boinovich, Alexandre Emelyanenko, Andrei Pashinin, et al.

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Laser multipass system with interior cell configuration, Jacek Borysow, Alexander Kostinski, and Manfred Fink

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Hyperspectral spaceborne imaging of dust-laden flows: Anatomy of Saharan dust storm from the Bodélé Depression, A. Chudnovsky, A. B. Kostinski, L. Herrmann, et al.

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Record setting during dispersive transport in porous media, Yaniv Edery, Alexander Kostinski, and Brian Berkowitz

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On the relation of mechanical deformation and electrical properties of BN nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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In situ observation of reversible rippling in multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee H. Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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Fast imaging of freezing drops: No preference for nucleation at the contact line, Colin Gurganus, Alexander Kostinski, and Raymond Shaw

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Homogeneous and heterogeneous ice nucleation at LACIS: Operating principle and theoretical studies, S. Hartmann, D. Niedermeier, J. Voigtländer, et al.

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Low-temperature synthesis of indium tin oxide nanowires as the transparent electrodes for organic light emitting devices, Yeh Yee Kee, Sek Sean Tan, Thian Khok Yong, et al.

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Effect of coarse marine aerosols on stratocumulus clouds, Yoav Lehahn, Ilan Koren, Orit Altaratz, et al.