Publications 2017


  1. Alamo L, Ware JS, Pinto A, Gillilan RE, Seidman JG, Seidman CE, Padrón R, "Effects of myosin variants on interacting-heads motif explain distinct hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathy phenotypes," Elife eLife 2017;6:e24634, (2017).
  2. Anderson V, Nepal N, Johnson SD, Robinson Z, Nath A, Kozen AC, Qadri SB, DeMasi A, Hite J, Ludwig Jr. KF, Eddy Jr. CR, "Plasma-assisted atomic layer epitaxial growth of aluminum nitride studied with real time grazing angle small angle x-ray scattering," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 35, (2017).
  3. Barrit D, Sheikh AD, Munir R, Barbe JM, Li R, Smilgies DM, Amassian A, "Hybrid perovskite solar cells: In situ investigation of solution-processed PbI2 reveals metastable precursors and a pathway to producing porous thin films," Journal of Materials Research 32(10), 1899-1907 (2017).
  4. Berezkin AV, Jung F, Posselt D, Smilgies DM, Papadakis CM, "Vertical vs Lateral Macrophase Separation in Thin Films of Block Copolymer Mixtures: Computer Simulations and GISAXS Experiments," ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2017).
  5. Bhatt A, Mahon BP, Cruzeiro VW, Cornelio B, Laronze-Cochard M, Ceruso M, Sapi J, Rance G, Khlobystov AN, Fontana A, Roitberg A, Supuran CT, McKenna R, "Structure-Activity Relationships of Benzenesulfonamide-Based Inhibitors towards Carbonic Anhydrase Isoform Specificity," Chem Bio Chem 18(2), 213-222 (2017).
  6. Bingaman JL, Zhang S, Stevens DR, Yennawar NH, Hammes-Schiffer S, Bevilacqua PC, "The GlcN6P cofactor plays multiple catalytic roles in the glmS ribozyme," Nature Chemical Biology 13(4), 439-445 (2017).
  7. Bugaris DE, Malliakas CD, Han F, Calta NP, Sturza M, Krogstad MJ, Osborn R, Rosenkranz S, Ruff JP, Trimarchi G, Bud'ko SL, Balasubramanian M, Chung DY, Kanatzidis MG, "Charge Density Wave in the New Polymorphs of RE2Ru3Ge5 (RE = Pr, Sm, Dy)," Journal of the American Chemical Society 139(11), 4130-4143 (2017).
  8. Chen T, Chen WL, Foley BJ, Lee J, Ruff JPC, Ko JYP, Brown CM, Harriger LW, Zhang D, Park C, Yoon M, Chang YM, Choi JJ, Lee SH, "Origin of long lifetime of band-edge charge carriers in organic-inorganic lead iodide perovskites," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(29), 7519-7524 (2017).
  9. Chen Y, Tokuda JM, Topping T, Meisburger SP, Pabit SA, Gloss LM, Pollack L, "Asymmetric unwrapping of nucleosomal DNA propagates asymmetric opening and dissociation of the histone core," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(2), 334-339 (2017).
  10. Choudhury S, Agyeman-Budu DN, Woll AR, Swanston T, Varney TL, Cooper DML, Hallin E, George GN, Pickering IJ, Coulthard I, "Superior spatial resolution in confocal X-ray techniques using collimating channel array optics: elemental mapping and speciation in archaeological human bone," Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 32(3), 527-537 (2017).
  11. Dey S, Yu K, Consiglio S, Tapily K, Hakamata T, Wajda CS, Leusink GJ, Jordan-Sweet J, Lavoie C, Muir D, Moreno B, Diebold AC, "Atomic layer deposited ultra-thin metal nitride barrier layers for ruthenium interconnect applications," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 35(3), 03E109 (1-8) (2017).
  12. Favero PA, Mass J, Delaney JK, Woll AR, Hull AM, Dooley KA, Finnefrock AC, "Reflectance imaging spectrosocpy and synchrotron radiation x-ray fluorescence mapping used in a technical study of The Blue Room by Pablo Picasso," Heritage Science 5(13) (2017).
  13. Foley BJ, Girard J, Sorenson BA, Chen AZ, Niezgoda JS, Alpert MR, Harper AF, Smilgies DM, Clancy P, Saidi WA, Choi JJ, "Controlling nucleation, growth, and orientation of metal halide perovskite thin films with rationally selected additives," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5(1), 113-123 (2017).
  14. Gao P, Metz P, Hey T, Gong Y, Liu D, Edwards DD, Howe JY, Huang R, Misture ST, "The critical role of point defects in improving the specific capacitance of δ-MnO2 nanosheets," Nature Communications 8, (2017).
  15. Hailey AK, Petty AJ, Washbourne J, Thorley KJ, Parkin SR, Anthony JE, Loo YL, "Understanding the Crystal Packing and Organic Thin-Film Transistor Performance in Isomeric Guest-Host Systems," Advanced Materials 29(23), (2017).
  16. Hiszpanski AM, Woll AR, Kim B, Nuckolls C, Loo YL, "Altering the Polymorphic Accessibility of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with Fluorination," Chemistry of Materials 29(10), 4311-4316 (2017).
  17. Huang R, Limburg K, Rohtla M, "Quantitative X-ray fluorescence computed tomography for low-Z samples using an iterative absorption correction algorithm," American Institute of Physics 7(5), (2017).
  18. Khim D, Lin YH, Nam S, Faber H, Tetzner K, Li R, Zhang Q, Li J, Zhang X, Anthopoulos TD, "Modulation-Doped In2O3/ZnO Heterojunction Transistors Processed from Solution," Advanced Materials 29(19), (2017).
  19. Kogar A, de la Pena GA, Lee S, Fang Y, Sun SX, Lioi DB, Karapetrov G, Finkelstein KD, Ruff JP, Abbamonte P, Rosenkranz S, "Observation of a Charge Density Wave Incommensuration Near the Superconducting Dome in CuxTiSe2," Physical Review Letters 118(2), (2017).
  20. Kopec M, Yuan R, Gottlieb E, Abreu C, Song Y, Wang Z, Coelho J, Matyjaszewski K, Kowalewski T, "Polyacrylonitrile-b-poly(butyl acrylate) Block Copolymers as Precursors to Mesoporous Nitrogen-Doped Carbons: Synthesis and Nanostructure," Macromolecules 50(7), 2759-2767 (2017).
  21. Lan TY, Wierman JL, Tate MW, Philipp HT, Elser V, Gruner SM, "Reconstructing three-dimensional protein crystal intensities from sparse unoriented two-axis X-ray diffraction patterns," Journal of Applied Crystallography 50(4), 985-993 (2017).
  22. Li B, Bian K, Lane JM, Salerno KM, Grest GS, Ao T, Hickman R, Wise J, Wang Z, Fan H, "Superfast assembly and synthesis of gold nanostructures using nanosecond low-temperature compression via magnetic pulsed power," Nature Communications 8(14778), (2017).
  23. Li B, Bian K, Zhou X, Lu P, Liu S, Brener I, Sinclair M, Luk T, Schunk H, Alarid L, Clem PG, Wang Z, Fan H, "Pressure compression of CdSe nanoparticles into luminescent nanowires," Science Advances 3(5), (2017).
  24. Liu JP, Kirchhoff J, Zhou L, Zhao M, Grapes MD, Dale DS, Tate MD, Philipp HT, Gruner SM, Weihs TP, Hufnagel TC, "X-ray reflectivity measurement of interdiffusion in metallic multilayers during rapid heating," Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 24(4), 796-801 (2017).
  25. Mach JC, Budrow CJ, Pagan DC, Ruff JPC, Park J-S, Okasinski J, Beaudoin AJ, Miller MP, "Validating a Model for Welding Induced Residual Stress Using High-Energy X-ray Diffraction," The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 69(5), 893-899 (2017).
  26. Meisburger SP, Ando N, "Correlated Motions from Crystallography beyond Diffraction," Accounts of Chemical Research 50(3), 580-583 (2017).
  27. Munir R, Sheikh AD, Abdelsamie M, Hu H, Yu L, Zhao K, Kim T, Tall OE, Li R, Smilgies DM, Amassian A, "Hybrid Perovskite Thin-Film Photovoltaics: In Situ Diagnostics and Importance of the Precursor Solvate Phases," Advanced Materials 29(2), 1604113 (1-9) (2017).
  28. Nagaoka Y, Hills-Kimball K, Tan R, Li R, Wang Z, Chen O, "Nanocube Superlattices of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskites and Pressure-Induced Phase Transformations at Atomic and Mesoscale Levels," Advanced Materials 29(18), (2017).
  29. Nahm RK, Bullen HJ, Suh T, Engstrom JR, "Faster Is Smoother and So Is Lower Temperature: The Curious Case of Thin Film Growth of Tetracene on SiO2," The Journal of Physical Chemistry 121(15), 8464-8472 (2017).
  30. Nepal N, Anderson V, Johnson SD, Downey BP, DeMasi A, Robinson ZR, Ludwig K, Eddy Jr. CR, "Real-time growth study of plasma assisted atomic layer epitaxy of InN films by synchrotron x-ray methods," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vaccum, Surfaces, and Films 35(3), (2017).
  31. Ngongang Ndjawa GO, Graham KR, Mollinger S, Wu DM, Hanifi D, Prasanna R, Rose BD, Dey S, Yu L, Bredas J, McGehee MD, Salleo A, Amassian A, "Open-Circuit Voltage in Organic Solar Cells: The Impacts of Donor Semicrystallinity and Coexistence of Multiple Interfacial Charge-Transfer Bands," Advanced Energy Materials 7(12), 1601995 (1-10) (2017).
  32. Oudouhou F, Casu B, Dopgwa Puemi AS, Sygusch J, Baron C, "Analysis of Novel Interactions between Components of the Selenocysteine Biosynthesis Pathway, SEPHS1, SEPHS2, SEPSECS, and SECp43," Biochemistry 56(17), 2261-2270 (2017).
  33. Plumridge A, Meisburger SP, Andresen K, Pollack L, "The impact of base stacking on the conformations and electrostatics of single-stranded DNA," Nucleic Acids Research 45(7), 3932-3943 (2017).
  34. Plumridge A, Meisburger SP, Pollack L, "Visualizing single-stranded nucleic acids in solution," Nucleic Acids Research 45(9), (2016).
  35. Pouyet E, Devine S, Grafakos T, Kieckhefer R, Salvant J, Smieska L, Woll A, Katsaggelos A, Cossairt O, Walton M, "Revealing the biography of a hidden medieval manuscript using synchrotron and conventional imaging techniques," Analytica Chimica Acta 982, 20-30 (2017).
  36. Rees JA, Bjornsson R, Kowalska JK, Lima FA, Schlesier J, Sippel D, Weyhermüller T, Einsle O, Kovacs JA, DeBeer S, "Comparative electronic structures of nitrogenase FeMoco and FeVco," Dalton Transactions 46(8), 2445-2455 (2017).
  37. Sezen-Edmonds M, Khlyabich PP, Loo YL, "Tuning the Magnitude and the Polarity of the Piezoresistive Response of Polyaniline through Structural Control," ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9(14), 12766-12772 (2017).
  38. Singh MA, Saimoto S, Langille MR, Levesque J, Inal K, Woll AR, "Small-angle X-ray scattering investigation of deformation-induced nanovoids in AA6063 aluminium alloy," Philosophical Magazine 97(28), 2496-2513 (2017).
  39. Smieska LM, Mullett R, Ferri L, Woll AR, "Trace elements in natural azurite pigments found in illuminated manuscript leaves investigated by synchrotron x-ray fluorescence and diffraction mapping," Applied Physics A 123(484) (2017).
  40. Smith BJ, Parent LR, Overholts AC, Beaucage PA, Bisbey RP, Chavez AD, Hwang N, Park C, Evans AM, Gianneschi NC, Dichtel WR, "Colloidal Covalent Organic Frameworks," ACS Central Science 3(1), 58-65 (2017).
  41. Yang Y, Rice B, Shi X, Brandt JR, Correa da Costa R, Hedley GJ, Smilgies DM, Frost JM, Samuel IDW, Otero-de-la-Roza A, Johnson ER, Jelfs KE, Nelson J, Campbell AJ, Fuchter MJ, "Emergent Properties of an Organic Semiconductor Driven by its Molecular Chirality," ACS Nano 11, 8329-8338 (2017).
  42. Yu L, Niazi MR, Ngongang Ndjawa GO, Li R, Kirmani AR, Munir R, Balawi AH, Laquai F, Amassian A, "Programmable and coherent crystallization of semiconductors," Science Advances 3(3), (2017).
  43. Zhang FX, Zhao S, Jin K, Xue H, Velisa G, Bei H, Huang R, Ko JYP, Pagan DC, Neuefeind JC, Weber WJ, Zhang Y, "Local Structure and Short-Range Order in a NiCoCr Solid Solution Alloy," Physical Review Letters 118(20), 205501 (2017).
  44. Zhang J, Zhu J, Li R, Fang J, Wang Z, "Entropy-Driven Pt3Co Nanocube Assembles and Thermally Mediated Electrical Conductivity with Anisotropic Variation of the Rhombohedral Superlattice," Nano Letters 17(1), 362-367 (2017).
  45. Zhang X, Ren X, Liu B, Munir R, Zhu X, Yang D, Li J, Liu Y, Smilgies D, Li R, Yang Z, Niu T, Wang X, Amassian A, Zhao K, Liu S, "Stable High Efficiency Two-Dimensional Perovskite Solar Cells via Cesium Doping," Energy & Environmental Science (2017).
  46. Zhu H, Nagaoka Y, Hills-Kimball K, Tan R, Yu L, Fang Y, Wang K, Li R, Wang Z, Chen O, "Pressure-Enabled Synthesis of Hetero-Dimers and Hetero-Rods through Intraparticle Coalescence and Interparticle Fusion of Quantum-Dot-Au Satellite Nanocrystals," Journal of the American Chemical Society 139(25), 8408-8411 (2017).

Conference Proceedings

  1. Breil N, Carr A, Kuratomi T, Lavoie C, Chen IC, Stolfi M, Chiu KD, Wang W, Van Meer H, Sharma S, Hung R, Gelatos A, Jordan-Sweet J, Levrau E, Loubet N, Chao R, Ye J, Ozcan A, Surisetty C, Chudzik M, "Highly-selective superconformal CVD Ti silicide process enabling area-enhanced contacts for next-generation CMOS architectures," 2017 Symposium on VLSI Technology Digest of Technical Papers (2017).
  2. Stromberg JM, Barr E, VanLoon LL, Banerjee NR, "Fingerprinting Multi-Stage Gold Mineralization at the Dome Mine," Presentation at PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium (2017).
  3. Stromberg JM, Barr E, VanLoon LL, Banerjee NR, "Fingerprinting Early Gold Mineralization in the Timmins Gold Camp: Trace Element and Isotope Geochemistry of the Dome Ankerite Veins," Presentation at Mineral Exploration Roundup (2017).

Ph.D. Theses

  1. Boyaci Selcuk H, "Structural and functional studies of the regulation and inhibition of LuxO, a AAA+ ATPase," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Fred Hughson (2017).
  2. Burganov B, "Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of epitaxially strained ruthenates," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Kyle M. Shen (2017).
  3. Derrien TLF, "The Dynamics of DNA-Capped Gold Nanoparticle Superlattice Assembly in Electrolyte Solutions," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Dan Lou (2017).
  4. Evans TM, "Evaluation of Lamprey Populations with Natural and Artificial Tags to Understand the Evolution of Lamprey Life Histories," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Karin Limburg (2017).
  5. Gao J, "Rheology and microstructure of stable concentrated ionic liquid colloidal suspensions," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Delaware, Advisor: Norm Wagner (2017).
  6. Guzman CX , "Extended Charge Carrier Lifetimes in Hierarchical Donoracceptor Supramolecular Polymer Films," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Miami, Advisor: Francisco M. Raymo (2017).
  7. Hailey AK, "Engineering materials properties and process technologies for electronic and energy applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Princeton University, Advisor: Yueh-Lin Loo (2017).
  8. Hurley AI, "Natural and Synthetic Regulation of V. cholerae Quorum Sensing," Ph.D. Thesis, Princeton University, Advisor: Bonnie Bassler (2017).
  9. Jacobs AG, "Laser-induced sub-millisecond structural formation kinetics in block copolymers," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Michael O. Thompson (2017).
  10. Jeong H, "Study of Polymer Crystallization by Physical Vapor Deposition," Ph.D. Thesis, Princeton University, Advisor: Rodney D. Priestley, Craig B. Arnold (2017).
  11. Parker JA, "The most oncogenic Ras isoform: Specific insights into K-Ras structure, dimerization, and targeting," Ph.D. Thesis, Northeastern University, Advisor: Carla Mattos (2017).
  12. Sen MK, "Adsorbed Polymer Nanolayers on Solids: Mechanism, Structure and Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Advisor: Tadanori Koga (2017).
  13. Sukomon N, "Signal transduction mechanisms of HAMP and PAS domains in bacterial chemotaxis," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Brian R. Crane (2017).
  14. Uzun S, "In-situ synchrotron x-ray and micro-computed tomography of nonwoven aramids: Deformation mechanisms," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Juan Hinestroza, Meredith N. Silberstein (2017).
  15. Wierman JL, "Exploration of methods for serial microcrystallography at storage ring x-ray sources," Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Advisor: Sol Gruner (2017).
  16. Zhong Y, "Contorted Organic Semiconductors for Molecular Electronics," Ph.D. Thesis, Columbia University, Advisor: Colin Nuckolls (2017).


  1. Cornell University Media Relations, "Researchers unlock genetic clues to help grapes survive winter," YouTube, Web. 5 Jun 2017.


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