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Works from 2012

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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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Observation of a Self-Limiting, Shear-Induced Turbulent Inversion Layer Above Marine Stratocumulus, J. Katzwinkel, H. Siebert, and R. A. Shaw

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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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Structure-activity relationships of simple molecules adsorbed on CPO-27-Ni metal-organic framework: In situ experiments vs. theory, L. Valenzano, J. G. Vitillo, S. Chavan, 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.

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Stacking dependent electronic structure and transport in bilayer graphene nanoribbons, Xiaoliang Zhong, Ravindra Pandey, and Shashi P. Karna

Works from 2011

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Transverse mechanical properties of collagen fibers from nanoindentation, Katerina E. Aifantis, Sanjiv Shrivastava, and Gregory Odegard

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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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A computational analysis of the insertion of carbon nanotubes into cellular membranes, Siegfried Höfinger, Manuel Melle-Franco, Tommaso Gallo, 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.

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Codoping in a single molecular junction from first principles, Subhasish Mandal and Ranjit Pati

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Mechanism behind the switching of current induced by a gate field in a semiconducting nanowire junction, Subhasish Mandal and Ranjit Pati

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Erratum: Experimental study of the role of physicochemical surface processing on the in ability of mineral dust particles (Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (2011) 11 (11131-11144)), D. Niedermeier, S. Hartmann, T. Clauss, et al.

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Experimental study of the role of physicochemical surface processing on the in ability of mineral dust particles, D. Niedermeier, S. Hartmann, T. Clauss, et al.

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Heterogeneous ice nucleation: Exploring the transition from stochastic to singular freezing behavior, D. Niedermeier, R. A. Shaw, S. Hartmann, et al.

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Enhanced electron field emission from carbon nanotube matrices, Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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A simplified in vivo approach for evaluating the bioabsorbable behavior of candidate stent materials, Daniel Pierson, Jacob Edick, Aaron Tauscher, et al.

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(CdSe) ZnS core shell quantum dots decorated zinc oxide nanowires for solar energy harvesting applications, Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey, Karl A. Walczak, et al.

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Charge transport in strongly coupled molecular junctions: “in-phase” and “out-of-phase” contribution to electron tunneling, Partha Pratim and Ranjit Pati

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Catalyst-free formation of vertically-aligned carbon nanorods as induced by nitrogen incorporation, Richard Ritikos, Saadah Abdul Rahman, Siti Meriam Ab. Gani, et al.

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Relationship between structure, morphology, and carbon isotopic composition of graphite in marbles: Implications for calcite-graphite carbon isotope thermometry, M. Satish-Kumar, John A. Jaszczak, T. Hamamatsu, et al.

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Real time observation of nanomaterials in energy harvesting and Li-ion battery systems, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Anjana Asthana, et al.

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Electronic and optical modeling of solar cell compounds CuGaSe2 and CuInSe2, Amit Soni, Alpa Dashora, Vikas Gupta, et al.

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First-principles study of strain-induced modulation of energy gaps of graphene/BN and BN bilayers, Xiaoliang Zhong, Yoke Khin Yap, Ravindra Pandey, et al.

Works from 2010

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Next-Generation Anodes for Secondary Li-Ion Batteries, Katerina E. Aifantis

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High Energy Density Lithium Batteries: Materials, Engineering, Applications, Katerina E. Aifantis, Stephan A. Hackney, and R. Vasant Kumar

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Mechanics of Materials for Li-Battery Systems, Katerina E. Aifantis, Kurt Maute, Martin L. Dunn, et al.

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SnO2/C Nanocomposites as Anodes in Secondary Li-ion Batteries, K. E. Aifantis, S. Brutti, Stephen Hackney, et al.

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Reversible record breaking and variability: Temperature distributions across the globe, Amalia Anderson and Alexander Kostinski

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Mechanical unfolding of acylphosphatase studied by single-molecule force spectroscopy and MD simulations, Gali Arad-Haase, Silvia G. Chuartzman, Shlomi Dagan, et al.

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Massively parallel computing on an organic molecular layer, Anirban Bandyopadhyay, Ranjit Pati, Satyajit Sahu, et al.

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NMR chemical shifts as a tool to analyze first principles molecular dynamics simulations in condensed phases: The case of liquid water, Douglas R. Banyai, Tatiana Murakhtina, and Daniel Sebastiani

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Heat of freezing for supercooled water: Measurements at atmospheric pressure, Will Cantrell, Alexander Kostinski, Anthony Szedlak, et al.

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Brown carbon in tar balls from smoldering biomass combustion, R. K. Chakrabarty, H. Moosmüller, L. W.A. Chen, et al.

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Magnetic properties of Ni < inf> 13-n Al < inf> n clusters with n = 0-13, M. D. Deshpande, Ravindra Pandey, Miguel A. Blanco, et al.

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Continuous monitoring of comet Holmes from before the 2007 Outburst, Ehab E. El-Houssieny, Robert J. Nemiroff, and Timothy E. Pickering

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Optical-chemical-microphysical relationships and closure studies for mixed carbonaceous aerosols observed at Jeju Island; 3-laser photoacoustic spectrometer, particle sizing, and filter analysis, B. A. Flowers, M. K. Dubey, C. Mazzoleni, et al.

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In situ TEM monitoring of thermal decomposition in individual boron nitride nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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Real-time fracture detection of individual boron nitride nanotubes in severe cyclic deformation processes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, C. H. Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, et al.

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The Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba: a natural driven cavity?, Hezi Gildor, Erick Fredj, and Alexander Kostinski

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Sampling protein energy landscapes - The quest for efficient algorithms, Ulrich H.E Hansmann

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A RNA-based nanodevice recording temperature over time, Siegfried Hofinger and Francesco Zerbetto

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Field Dependence of the Residual-Resistivity Anisotropy in Sodium and Potassium, M. Huberman and A. W. Overhauser

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Direct observations of coherent backscatter of radar waves in precipitation, A. R. Jameson and A. B. Kostinski

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On the enhanced temporal coherency of radar observations in precipitation, A. R. Jameson and A. B. Kostinski

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Partially coherent backscatter in radar observations of precipitation, A. R. Jameson and A. B. Kostinski

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Response from authors to comment on “Detection of spatial correlations among aerosol particles”, Michael L. Larsen, Will Cantrell, Alexander Kostinski, et al.

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Detection of spatial correlations among aerosol particles, M. L. Larsen, Will Cantrell, Jonna Kannosto, et al.

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Cartan's Spiral Staircase in Physics and, in Particular, in the Gauge Theory of Dislocations, Markus Lazar and Friedrich W. Hehl

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The performance of superhydrophobic and superoleophilic carbon nanotube meshes in water–oil filtration, Chee Huei Lee, Nick Johnson, Jaroslaw Drelich, et al.

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Patterened growth of boron nitride nanotubes by catalytic chemical vapor deposition, Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, Vijaya Kayastha, et al.

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Monitoring automotive particulate matter emissions with LiDAR: A review, Claudio Mazzoleni, Hampden D. Kuhns, and Hans Moosmüller

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Magnetic interactions in Ca3Fe2Ge3O12 and Ca3Cr2Ge3O12 garnets. An ab initio all-electron quantum mechanical simulation, A. Meyer, W. F. Perger, R. Demichelis, et al.

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Surfactant-free dielectrophoretic deposition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes with tunable deposition density, Jason P. Moscatello, Vijaya Kayastha, Benjamin Ulmen, et al.

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Heterogeneous freezing of droplets with immersed mineral dust particles - Measurements and parameterization, D. Niedermeier, S. Hartmann, R. A. Shaw, et al.

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Stable electron field emission from PMMA-CNT Matrices, Archana Pandey, Abhishek Prasad, Jason P. Moscatello, et al.

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On molecular implementations of cellular automata, Ferdinand Peper, Anirban Bandyopadhyay, Satyajit Sahu, et al.

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First-principles study of the variation of electron transport in a single molecular junction with the length of the molecular wire, Partha Pratim and Ranjit Pati

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Theoretical study of small clusters of manganese-doped gallium oxide: Mn(GaO) < inf> n and Mn < inf> 2 (GaO) < inf> n with n=1-7, Amol Rahane, Mrinalini Deshpande, and Ravindra Pandey

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Molecular implementations of cellular automata, Satyajit Sahu, Hiroshi Oono, Subrata Ghosh, et al.

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A new method for deriving aerosol solar radiative forcing and its first application within MILAGRO/INTEX-B, K. S. Schmidt, P. Pilewskie, R. Bergstrom, et al.

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Statistical heterogeneity of plastic deformation: An investigation based on surface profilometry, Jan Schwerdtfeger, Edward Nadgorny, Vasileios Koutsos, et al.

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Noncovalent functionalization of boron nitride nanotubes with poly(p-phenylene-ethynylene)s and polythiophene, Singaravelu Velayudham, Chee Huei Lee, Ming Xie, et al.

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Recent advancements in boron nitride nanotubes, Jiesheng Wang, Chee Huei Lee, and Yoke Khin Yap

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Observations of turbulence-induced new particle formation in the residual layer, B. Wehner, H. Siebert, A. Ansmann, et al.

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Focus on composition and interaction potential of single-pass transmembrane domains, Remigiusz Worch, Christian Bökel, Siegfried Hofinger, et al.

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Induction annealing and subsequent quenching: Effect on the thermoelectric properties of boron-doped nanographite ensembles, Ming Xie, Chee Huei Lee, Jiesheng Wang, et al.

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Mechanism for low temperature growth of boron nutride nanotubes, Ming Xie, Jiesheng Wang, and Yoke Khin Yap

Submissions from 2009

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