Western Nanofabrication Facility

The publications listed below describe research that has utilized the Nanofabrication Facility.


Matthew J. Coady, Nuwansiri N. K. Getangama, Aria Khalili, Michael Wood, Kent E. Nielsen, John R. de Bruyn, Jeffrey L. Hutter, Robert J. Klassen, Anne‐Marie Kietzig, and Paul J. Ragogna
Highly cross‐linked UV‐cured siloxane copolymer networks as icephobic coatings
J. Polymer Sci. 58(7) pp 1022-1029 (2020)

Dale E. Fournier, Patti K. Kiser, Ryan J. Beach, S. Jeffrey Dixon, and Cheryle A. Seguin
Dystrophic calcification and heterotopic ossification in fibrocartilaginous tissues of the spine in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)
Bone Research 8(1), 16 (2020)

Joe Glasing, Philip G. Jessop, Pascale Champagne, Wadood Y. Hamad, and Michael F. Cunningham
Microsuspension Polymerization of Styrene Using CelluloseNanocrystals as Pickering Emulsifiers: On the Evolution of LatexParticles
LANGMUIR, 36(3), pp. 796-809 (2020)


A. Therien, R. Hou, F. Lagugné-Labarthet
Second-Harmonic Generation from Dendritic Fractal Structures
Plasmonics 15, 507–515 (2020)
doi: 10.1007/s11468-019-01080-y

Maisaa N. Tawfeeq and Robert J. Klassen
Effect of ion implantation on the grain boundary strength of heat treated Inconel X750
J. Nucl. Mat., 516, pp. 255-263 (2019)

M.S. Kozachuk, T.K. Sham, R.R. Martin, A.J. Nelson, and I Coulthard
Eyeing the past: synchrotron µ-XANES and XRF imaging of tarnish distribution on 19th century daguerreotypes
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. , 26(5), pp.1679-1686 (2019)


Paul Bazylewski, Sheldon Van Middelkoop, Ranjith Divigalpitiya, Giovanni Fanchini
Few-layer molybdenum disulfide nanosheets functionalized with L-cysteine for selective capture of Cd2+ ions
FlatChem 11, pp.15–23 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.flatc.2018.11.001

Coady, Matthew J; Wood, Michael; Wallace, Gregory Q; Nielsen, Kent E; Kietzig, Anne-Marie; Lagugné-Labarthet, François; Ragogna, Paul J
Icephobic Behavior of UV-Cured Polymer Networks Incorporated into Slippery Lubricant-Infused Porous Surfaces: Improving SLIPS Durability
ACS applied materials & interfaces. 10(3), pp.2890-2896 (2018)

J. Glasing, P.G. Jessop, P. Champagne, and M.F. Cunningham
Graft-modified cellulose nanocrystals as CO2-switchable Pickering emulsifiers
Polym.Chem., 9, 3864 (2018)

Madalena S. Kozachuk, Tsun-Kong. Sham, Ronald R. Martin, Mike Robinson, and Andrew J. Nelson
X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy in the Study of the Chemistry of a Daguerreotype Surface
HERITAGE SCIENCE (6) 12 (2018)

Madalena S. Kozachuk, Maria O.Aviles, Ronald R.Martin, Brianne Potts, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Francois Lagugne-Labarthet
Imaging the Surface of a Hand-Colored 19th Century Daguerreotype
Applied Spectroscopy, 72(8), pp. 1215-1224 (2018)


R. Manwar, Todd Simpson, Aref Bakhtazad, and S Chowdhury
Fabrication and characterization of a high frequency and high coupling coefficient CMUT array

A. Z. M. Ariful Islam and Robert J. Klassen
Effect of a Surface Constraining Layer on the Plastic Deformation of Au Microspheres
MRS Advancesa 3(8-9), pp425-430 (2017)

Ross, Matthew A. S.; Coady, Matthew J.; Guterman, Ryan; Ragogna, Paul J
Patterned Phosphonium-Functionalized Photopolymer Networks as Ceramic Precursors
Chemistry of Materials., 29(20), pp.8884-8891 (2017)

Gregory Q. Wallace, Hayden C. Foy, Scott M. Rosendahl, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Dendritic Plasmonics for Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (17), pp 9497–9507
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02039

AZM Ariful Islam and Robert J. Klassen
Kinetics of length-scale dependent plastic deformation of gold microspheres
Journal of Materials Research 2017
doi: 10.1557/jmr.2017.223

Khaled Al-Aribe and George K Knopf
Graphene doped ZnO films for photoelectrowetting on microchannels
Proc. SPIE 10061, Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XV, 1006105 (28 February 2017)
doi: 10.1117/12.2252148

Khaled Al-Aribe and George K Knopf
Biofunctionalized Photoelectric Transducers for Sensing and Actuation SPIE Spotlight (2017)
doi: 10.1117/3.2283084


Peipei Jia, Zhaoliang Yang, Jun Yang, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem
Quasiperiodic nanohole arrays on optical fibres as plasmonic sensors: fabrication and sensitivity determination
ACS Sensors, in press, 2016.
doi: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00436

Mingjun Hu, Qiuquan Guo, Tengyuan Zhang, Shaolin Zhou, and Jun Yang
SU-8-induced strong bonding of Polymer Ligands to Flexible Substrates via In Situ Cross-Linked Reaction for Improved Surface Metallization and Fast Fabrication of High-Quality Flexible Circuits
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8(7), 4280.
doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b10406

Alexandre Garreau, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Renjie Hou, Gregory Wallace, Peter Norton, François Lagugné-Labarthet
Probing the Plasmonic Properties of Heterometallic Nanoprisms With Near-Field Fluorescence Microscopy
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, in press.
doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06287

Gregory Q. Wallace, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Renjie Hou, Matthew J. Coady, Peter R. Norton, Todd W. Simpson, Scott M. Rosendahl, Alexandre Merlen, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Superimposed arrays of nanoprisms for multispectral molecular plasmonics
ACS Photonics, 2016, 3 (9), pp 1723–1732
doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00388

Jun Li, Chang-Hai Liu, Xia Li, Zhi-Qiang Wang, Yu-Cheng Shao, Sui-Dong Wang, Xue-Liang Sun, Way-Faung Pong, Jing-Hua Guo, and Tsun-Kong Sham
Unraveling the Origin of Visible Light Capture by Core–Shell TiO2 Nanotubes
Chem. Mater., 2016, 28 (12), pp 4467–4475
doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b01673

J.A. Paquette, J.B. Gilroy
Synthesis, Characterization, and Preceramic Properties of Pi-conjugated Polymers based on Ni(II) Complexes of Goedken's Macrocycle.
J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2016,  54, In Press, 
doi: 10.1002/pola.28211

Michal M Klak; Grzegorz Zatryb; Jacek Wojcik; Jan Misiewicz; Peter Mascher; Artur Podhorodecki
Mechanism of enhanced photoluminescence of Tb ions in hydrogenated silicon rich silicon oxide films
Thin Solid Films 611, 62-67 (2016)
doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2016.04.050

J. M. Ramírez, A. Ruiz-Caridad, J. Wojcik, A. M. Gutierrez, S. Estradé, F. Peiró, P. Sanchís, P. Mascher, and B. Garrido
Bright and tunable luminescence from Ce3+ and Tb3+ codoped SiOxNy thin films: Role of nitrogen content, annealing temperature and sample morphology
Journal of Applied Physics 119, 113108 (2016)
doi: 10.1063/1.4944433

Farshid Pashaee, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Fabiana A. Caetano, Stephen S.G Ferguson, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: Plasmid-Free vs. Plasmid-embedded DNA
Analyst, 2016, 141, 3251-3258.
doi: 10.1039/C6AN00350H

Renjie Hou, Vasyl Shynkar, Clément. Lafargue, Radoslaw Kolkowski, Joseph Zyss, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Second Harmonic generation from gold meta-molecules with three-fold symmetry
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 7956-7965.
doi: 10.1039/C6CP00154H

Gregory Q. Wallace, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Mariachiara S. Zuin, Mark S. Workentin, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
A nanoaggregate-on-mirror platform for molecular and biomolecular detection by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2016, 408, 609-619.
doi: 10.1007/s00216-015-9142-z

Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Gregory Q. Wallace, Fabiana A. Caetano, Elizabeth R. Gillies, Stephen S.G. Ferguson, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Controlled positioning of analytes and cells on a plasmonic platform for glycan sensing using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 575-582.
doi: 10.1039/C5SC03332B

Carolyn C. Cadogan, Lyudmila V. Goncharova, Peter J. Simpson, Peter H. Nguyen, Zhigang Q. Wang, T.K. Sham
The influence of hydrogen passivation on the luminescence of Si quantum dots embedded in Si3Nx
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 2016 34(6) p061202
doi: 10.1116/1.4963369

Z. S. Lin, Y. Huang
Tetraalkylammonium Salt/Alcohol Mixtures as Deep Eutectic Solvents for Syntheses of High-Silica Zeolites
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2016, 224, 75-83. 
doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.11.008

Z. S. Lin, Y. Huang
Syntheses of high-silica zeolites in urea/choline chloride deep eutectic solvent
Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2016, 94, 1-8.
doi: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0115

Balakrishnan, S., Najiminaini, M., Singh, M.R., & J.J.L. Carson
A study of angle dependent surface plasmon polaritons in nano-hole array structures
J Appl Phys 2016, 120: 034302.
doi: 10.1063/1.4958870

Pontefract A., Osinski G. R., Cockell C. S., Southam G., McCausland P. J. A., Umoh J., Holdsworth D. A.
Microbial diversity of impact-generated habitats
Astrobiology in press, 2016

Z. Dong, F. Xiao, A. Zhao, L. Liu, T.K. Sham and Y. Song,
Pressure Induced Structural Transformations of Anatase TiO2 Nanotubes Probed by Raman Spectroscopy and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction
RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 76142 – 76150.
doi: 10.1039/C6RA15614B

F. Xiao, Z. Dong, H. Mao, J. Liu, X. Sun and Y. Song,
Morphology and Lattice Stability Dependent Performance of Nanostructured Li4Ti5O12 Probed by in situ High-Pressure Raman Spectroscopy and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction
CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 736 – 743.
doi: 10.1039/C5CE02301G

Heygaan Rajakumar and Robert J. Klassen
Combined Effect of Irradiation and Temperature on the Mechanical Strength of Inconel 800H and AISI 310 Alloys for In-Core Components of a Gen-IV SCWR
Journal of nuclear engineering and radiation science.. 2(2) (2016)


Moustafa, A., M. M.; Zilinskas, G. J, Gillies, E. R.
Covalent drug immobilization in poly(ester amide) nanoparticles for controlled release
Can. J. Chem. Eng., 2015
doi: 10.1002/cjce.22323

Mingjun Hu, Xiaobing Cai, Qiuquan Guo, Bin Bian, Tengyuan Zhang, and Jun Yang,
Direct Pen Writing of Adhesive Particle-Free Ultrahigh Silver Salt-Loaded Composite Ink for Stretchable Circuits
ACS Nano, 2015, 10, 396-404.
doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05082

Peipei Jia and Jun Yang
Universal sensitivity of propagating surface plasmon resonance in nanostructure arrays
Opt. Express, 2015,  23, 18658-18664.
doi: 10.1364/OE.23.018658

Tingjie Li, Maxim Paliy, Xiaolong Wang, Brad Kobe, W. M. Lau, Jun Yang,
Facile One-step Photolithographic Method for Engineering Hierarchically Nano/micro-structured Transparent Superamphiphobic Surfaces
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, Vol. 7 (20), 10988–10992.
doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b01926

Shaolin Zhou, MingjunHu, Qiuquan Guo, Xiaobing Cai, Xiangmin Xu and Jun Yang,
Solvent-transfer assisted photolithography of high-density and high-aspect-ratio superhydrophobic micropillars array,
J. Micromech. Microeng. 25 025005, 2015.
doi: 10.1088/0960-1317/25/2/025005

Tunable 3D plasmonic cavity nanosensors for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy with sub-femtomolar limit of detection
Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Kieffer Davieau, Bozeba Kaminska, Mahi R. Singh, Jeffrey J.L. Carson, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
ACS Photonics, 2015, 2, 752-759.
doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00104

Au nanostructured surfaces for electrochemical and LSPR-based monitoring of α-synuclein- small molecule interactions
Xin R. Cheng, Gregory Q. Wallace, François Lagugné-Labarthet, and Kagan Kerman
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 4081-4088.
doi: 10.1021/am507972b

Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of few-layer graphene platelets on ultraflat gold nanoplates
Farshid Pashaee, Faranak Sharifi, Giovanni Fanchini, and François. Lagugné-Labarthet
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 21315-21322.
doi: 10.1039/C4CP05252H

Nano and Micro-Pattering of Cobalt Containing Block Copolymers via Phase-separation and Lithographic Techniques
M. Hadadpour, P.J. Ragogna
J. Poly. Sci. A., 2015, 23, 2747–2754.
doi: 10.1002/pola.27745

The Formation of Gold Nanoparticles in Photopolymerized Networks
R. Guterman, E.R. Gillies, P.J. Ragogna
Can. J. Chem., 2015, 93, 126-133.
doi: 10.1139/cjc-2015-0114

Multifunctional Block Copolymer: Where Polymetallic and Polyelectrolyte Blocks Meet
M. Hadadpour, J. Gwyther, I. Manners, and P. J. Ragogna
Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 3430–3440.
doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00752

Kinetically Controlled Patterning of Highly Crosslinked Phosphonium Photopolymers using simple Anion Exchange
R. Guterman, E.R. Gillies, P.J. Ragogna,
Langmuir 2015, 31, 5181-5189.
doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00235

Effect of hydrogen passivation on the photoluminescence of Tb ions in silicon rich silicon oxide films
G. Zatryb, M. Klak, J. Wojcik,  J. Misiewicz, P. Mascher, and A. Podhorodecki
Journal of Applied Physics 118, 243104 (2015)
doi: 10.1063/1.4939199

Raman scattering from confined acoustic phonons of silicon nanocrystals in silicon oxide matrix
G. Zatryb, P.R.J. Wilson,  J. Wojcik,  J. Misiewicz, P. Mascher, and A. Podhorodecki
Physical Review B 91, 235444 (2015)
doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.235444

Amorphous sub-nanometer Tb-doped SiOxNy/SiO2 Superlattices for Optoelectronics
Joan Manel Ramírez, Jacek Wojcik, Yonder Berencén, Alícia Ruiz-Caridad, Sònia Estradé, Francesca Peiró, Peter Mascher, and Blas Garrido,
Nanotechnology 26, 085203, 7 pages (2015)
doi: 10.1088/0975-4484/26/8/085203

Si quantum dots in silicon nitride: Quantum confinement and defects
L.V. Goncharova, P.H. Nguyen, V.L. Karner, R. D'Ortenzio, S. Chaudhary, C.R. Mokry, P.J. Simpson
Journal of Applied Physics, 2015, 118, 224302
doi: 10.1063/1.4936369

Crystallization and catalytic properties of molecular sieve SAPO-34 by a vapor-phase transport method
L. Zhang, Y. Huang
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 4522–4529.
doi: 10.1039/C4TA06775D

Metamaterial-based theoretical description of light scattering by metallic nano-hole array structures
M. R. Singh, M. Najiminaini, S. Balakrishnan, J. L. Carson J App Phys 115, 117, 184302.
doi: 10.1063/1.4919915

Potential for impact glass to preserve microbial metabolism
Sapers H. M., Banerjee N. R., and Osinski G. R.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2015, 430, 95–104.
doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.08.011

Size and Morphology Dependent Structural Transformations in Anatase TiO2 Nanowires under High Pressures
Z. Dong and Y. Song,
Can. J. Chem., 2015, 93, 165-172
doi: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0241

High-resolution Raman imaging of bundles of single-walled carbon nanotubes by tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Pierangelo Gobbo, Ziyan Zhu, Mark S. Workentin, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Can. J. Chem. 93: 51–59 (2015)
doi: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0247


Jian Gu, MingjunHu, Qiuquan Guo, Zhifeng Ding, Xueliang Sun, Jun Yang,
“High-yield Synthesis of Graphene Quantum Dots with Strong Green Photoluminescence”, 
RSC Adv., Vol. 4, 50141-50144, 2014.

Peipei Jia, Jun Yang,
A plasmonic optical fiber patterned by template transfer as high-performance flexible nanoprobe for real-time biosensing 
Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 8836-8843.
doi: 10.1039/C4NR01411A

Rabiee Kenaree, A.; Berven, B.M., Ragogna, P.J.; Gilroy, J.B.
Highly-Metallized Phosphonium Polyelectrolytes.
Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 10714-10717.
 doi: 10.1039/C4CC05296J

M. Hadadpour, Y. Liu, P. Chadha, P.J. Ragogna
Homo- and diblock copolymers derived from a mixed sandwich cobaltocene: Overcoming a tight coil to give a real “Co” polymer
Macromolecules 2014, 47, 6207–6217.

E.G. Barbagiovanni, D.J. Lockwood, P.J. Simpson, L.V. Goncharova
Quantum confinement in Si and Ge nanostructures: Theory and experiment
Applied Physics Reviews, 2014, 1, 47.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4835095.

S.N. Dedyulin, G. Fanchini, L.V. Goncharova
Reticular growth of silicon ridges: random walk in two dimensions
Crystal Growth & Design, 2014, 14, 1193.
DOI: 10.1021/cg4017118.

S.N. Dedyulin, L.V. Goncharova
Thermodynamic and kinetic control of the lateral Si wire growth
Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 104, 123103.
DOI: 10.1021/cg4017118.

Zhang, Y., Vasefi, F., Ng, E., Chamson-Reig, A., Kaminska, B., & J.J.L. Carson
Mesoscopic reflectance angular domain spectroscopic imaging
J Biomed Opt 2014, 19(7), 076010.

Najiminaini, M., Kaminska, B., St. Lawrence, K., & J.J.L. Carson
Bolus tracking with nanofilter-based multispectral videography for capturing microvasculature hemodynamics
Scientific Reports 2014, 4(4737), 1-9.

Najiminaini, M., Ertorer, E., Kaminska, B., Mittler, S., & J.J.L. Carson
Surface plasmon resonance sensing properties of a 3D nanostructure consisting of aligned nanohole and nanocone arrays
Analyst 2014, 139(8): 1876-1882.

Sapers H. M., Banerjee N. R., Osinski G. R., and Preston L. and Ferrière L. 2014.
Enigmatic tubular features in impact glass: REPLY. Geology2014, 42:e348
DOI: 10.1130/G36073Y.1.

Pontefract A., Osinski G. R., Cockell C. S., McCausland P. J. and Southam G. 2014. Impact-generated endolithic habitats within crystalline rocks of the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island, Canada. Astrobiology 2014, 14,522–533.

Sapers H. M., Osinski G. R., Banerjee N. R., and Preston L.
Enigmatic tubular features in impact glass.
Geology 2014, 42,471–474.

Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Bozena Kaminska, Keith St. Lawrence & Jeffrey J. L. Carson
Bolus tracking with nanofilter-based multispectral videography for capturing microvasculature hemodynamics
doi: 10.1038/srep04737

Sergey N. Dedyulin and Lyudmila V. Goncharova
Thermodynamic and kinetic control of the lateral Si wire growth
Applied Physics Letters 104, 123103 (2014); doi: 10.1063/1.4869444

Sabastine Ezugwu,a Hanyang Yea and Giovanni Fanchini
Three-dimensional scanning near field optical microscopy (3D-SNOM) imaging of random arrays of copper nanoparticles: implications for plasmonic solar cell enhancement†
Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 252–260
doi: 10.1039/c4nr05094k

Reticular Growth of Silicon Ridges: Random Walk in Two Dimensions
Sergey N. Dedyulin,* Giovanni Fanchini, and Lyudmila V. Goncharova Cryst. Growth Des. 2014, 14, 1193−1198
doi: 10.1021/cg4017118

Andrei Venter, Mahdi Hesari, M Shafiq Ahmed, Reg Bauld, Mark S Workentin, and Giovanni Fanchini
Facile nucleation of gold nanoparticles on graphene-based thin films from Au144 molecular precursors
Nanotechnology 25 (2014) 135601 (7pp)
doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/13/135601

Reg Bauld, Mahdi Hesari, Mark S. Workentin and Giovanni Fanchini
Tessellated gold nanostructures from Au144(SCH2CH2Ph)60 molecular precursors and their use in organic solar cell enhancement
Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 7570
doi: 10.1039/c4nr01821d

Sylvain Vedraine, Renjie Hou, Peter R. Norton, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
On the absorption and electromagnetic field spectral shifts in plasmonic nanotriangle arrays
Optics Express, 2014, 22, 13308-13313.
doi: 10.1364/OE.22.013308

McIntyre, N.S., Ulaganathan, J., Simpson, T., Qin, J., Sherry, N., Bauer, M., Carcea, A.G., Newman, R.C., Kunz, M., Tamura, N.  
Mapping of microscopic strain distributions in an alloy 600 C-ring after application of hoop stresses and stress corrosion cracking
Corrosion Volume 70, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 66-73
doi: 10.5006/1006


Farshid Pashaee,Renjie Hou,Pierangelo Gobbo,Mark S. Workentin,and Franco̧is Lagugne-́Labarthet
Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Thiolated Monolayers on Flat Gold Nanoplates Using Gaussian-Transverse and Radially Polarized Excitations
J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 15639−15646
doi: 10.1021/jp403157v

Optical Properties of Silver and Gold Tetrahedral Nanopyramid Arrays Prepared by Nanosphere Lithography
Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Alexandre Sangar, Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Philippe Torchio, Alexandre Merlen,and Franco̧is Lagugne-́Labarthet
J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 14778−14786
doi: 10.1021/jp405125c

Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Erwan Kergrene, Lijia Liu, Tsun-Kong Sham and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Tip-Enhanced Raman Imaging and Nano Spectroscopy of Etched Silicon Nanowires
Sensors 2013, 13, 12744-12759
doi: 10.3390/s131012744

Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Fabiana A. Caetano, Sylvain Vedraine, Peter R. Norton, Stephen S.G. Ferguson, François Lagugné-Labarthet
Directing GPCR-transfected cells and neuronal projections with nano-scale resolution
Biomaterials 34 (2013) 10065e10074
doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.09.070

Gregory Q. Wallace, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, and François Lagugné-Labarthet
Towards attomolar detection using a surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy platform fabricated by nanosphere lithography
Can. J. Chem. 92: 1–8 (2014)
doi: 10.1139/cjc-2013-0340

Jigang Zhou, Hao Liu, Fengping Wang, Todd Simpson, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun, Zhifeng Ding
An electrochemical approach to fabricating honeycomb assemblies from multiwall carbon nanotubes
Carbon 59, pp 130–139 (2013)
doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2013.03.001

N.M. Houser, L. Gimeno, R.E. Hanson, T. Goldhawk, T. Simpson, P. Lavoie
Microfabrication of dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators for flow control
Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 201, pp101–104, 2013
doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2013.06.005

N. S. McIntyre, T. Simpson J. Qin, N. Sherry, M. Bauer, J. Ulaganathan, A. G. Carcea, R. C. Newman, M. Kunz & N. Tamura
Studies of microscopic strains on Alloy 600 surfaces arising from stress corrosion cracking
WIT Transactions on Engineering Science, 78 239-249 (2013)
doi: 10.2495/SECM130201

Nadia C S Mykytczuk, Simon J Foote, Chris R Omelon, Gordon Southam, Charles W Greer and Lyle G Whyte
Bacterial growth at −15 °C; molecular insights from the permafrost bacterium Planococcus halocryophilus Or1
The ISME Journal (2013) 7, 1211–1226;

Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, Jeffrey J. L. Carson
Nanohole-array-based device for 2D snapshot multispectral imaging
Scientific Reports 3, 2589 (2013)
doi: 10.1038/srep02589

Daniel O. Costa, Paul D.H. Prowse, Tom Chrones, Stephen M. Sims, Douglas W. Hamilton,Amin S. Rizkalla, S. Jeffrey Dixon
The differential regulation of osteoblast and osteoclast activity by surface topography of hydroxyapatite coatings
Biomaterials 34 (2013) 7215-7226
doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.06.014

Sabastine Ezugwu, M. Shafiq Ahmed, Reg Bauld, Ranjith Divigalpitiya, Giovanni Fanchini,
Influence of the addition of graphene-like materials on the thermophysical properties of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) thin film nanocomposites,
Thin Solid Films, Volume 534, 1 May 2013, Pages 520-528
doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.02.131

Nahar Q, Quach DM, Darvish B, Goldberg HA, Grohe B, Mittler S.
Orientation distribution of highly oriented type I collagen deposited on flat samples with different geometries.
Langmuir. 2013 Jun 4;29(22):6680-6.
doi: 10.1021/la401421h

Ertorer E, Vasefi F, Keshwah J, Najiminaini M, Halfpap C, Langbein U, Carson JJ, Hamilton DW, Mittler S.
Large area periodic, systematically changing, multishape nanostructures by laser interference lithography and cell response to these topographies.
J Biomed Opt. 2013 Mar;18(3):035002.
doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.18.3.035002

Gebennikov D, Mittler S.
Influence of electrostatic forces on particle propulsion in the evanescent field of silver ion-exchanged waveguides.
Langmuir. 2013 Feb 26;29(8):2615-22.
doi: 10.1021/la303940a

Kidney Stones in Primary Hyperoxaluria: New Lessons Learnt
Dorrit E. Jacob, Bernd Grohe, Michaela Geßner, Bodo B. Beck, and Bernd Hoppe
PLoS One. 2013; 8(8): e70617.
doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0070617

Jeremy Smith, Arash Akbari-Sharbaf, Matthew J. Ward, Michael W. Murphy, Giovanni Fanchini, and Tsun Kong Sham
Luminescence properties of defects in nanocrystalline ZnO
J. Appl. Phys. 113, 093104 (2013)
doi: 10.1063/1.4794001

Mohamadreza Najiminaini ; Fartash Vasefi ; Bozena Kaminska and Jeffrey J. L. Carson Transmission resonance of a three-dimensional nanostructure with a localized surface plasmon property
Proc. SPIE 8597, Plasmonics in Biology and Medicine X, 859715 (2013)
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A Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Nanostructure with Extraordinary Optical Transmission. 
Plasmonics 8(1) 2013
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B.Galarreta, M. Tabatabei, V.Guieu, E.Peyrin, F.Lagugné-Labarthet,
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Effect of Zr ion irradiation on the anisotropic deformation of Zr-2.5%Nb micro-pillars
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Hassanzadeh A, Ma HK, Dixon SJ, Mittler S.
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Knight DK, Stutchbury R, Imruck D, Halfpap C, Lin S, Langbein U, Gillies ER,
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Al-Aribe,K., Knopf, G.K. and Bassi, A.S.
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Al-Aribe,K., Knopf, G.K. and Bassi, A.S.
Fabrication of an optically driven pH-gradient generator based on self-assembled proton pumps
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Al-Aribe,K., Knopf, G.K. and Bassi, A.S.
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Al-Aribe, K.M., Knopf, G.K. and Bassi, A.S.
Light-driven hydrogel microvalve based on BR proton pumps
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M. Grbić and T. Van Leeuwen and R. M. Clark and S. Rombauts and P. Rouzé and V. Grbić and E. J. Osborne and W. Dermauw and P. C. T. Ngoc and F. Ortego and P.Hernández-Crespo and I. Diaz and M. Martinez and M. Navajas and E. Sucena and S.Magalhaes and L. Nagy and R. Pace and S. Djuranovc and G. Smagghe and M. Iga and O. Christiaens and J. A. Veenstra and J. Ewer and R. M. Villalobos and J. L. Hutter and S. D. Hudson and M. Velez and S. Yi and J. Zeng and A. Pires-daSilva and F. Roch and M. Cazaux and M. Navarro and V. Zhurov and G. Acevedo and A. Bjelica and J. A. Fawcett and E. Bonnet and C. Martens and G. Baele and L. Wissler and A. Sanchez-Rodriguez and L. Tirry and C. Blais and K. Demeestere and S. R. Henz and R. Gregory and J. Mathieu and L. Verdon and L. Farinelli and J. Schmutz and E. Lindquist and R. Feyereisen and Y. Van de Peer,
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S. Hug, B. Grohe, J. Jalkanen, B. Chan, B. Galarreta, K. Vincent, F. Lagugné-Labarthet, G. Lajoie, H.A. Goldberg, M. Karttunen and G.K. Hunter
Mechanism of inhibition of calcium oxalate crystal growth by an osteopontin phosphopeptide.
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B.P.H. Chan, K. Vincent, G. Lajoie, H.A. Goldberg, B. Grohe and G.K. Hunter
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B. Grohe, S. Hug, A. Langdon, J. Jalkanen, K.A. Rogers, H.A. Goldberg, M. Karttunen and G.K. Hunter
Mimicking the biomolecular control of calcium oxalate monohydrate crystal growth: The effect of contiguous glutamic acids
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N. Kazemi-Zanjani, H. Chen, H.A. Goldberg, G.K. Hunter, B. Grohe, F. Lagugné-Labarthet
Label-free mapping of osteopontin adsorption to calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals by tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
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N. Kazemi-Zanjani, F. Pashaee, F.Lagugné-Labarthet
Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: application to the study of single silicon nanowire and functionalized gold surface
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F. Fathi, F. Lagugné-Labarthet*, D. B. Pedersen and H.-B. Kraatz
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S. Fayyaz, M. Tabatabaei, R. Hou, and F. Lagugné-Labarthet
Surface-Enhanced Fluorescence: Mapping Individual Hot Spots in Silica-Protected 2D Gold Nanotriangle Arrays
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Pontefract, A., G.R. Osinski, P. Lindgren, J. Parnell, C.S. Cockell and G. Southam. 
The effects of meteorite impacts on the availability of bioessential elements for endolithic organisms. 
Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 47:1681-1691.
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Wanger, G., D. Moser, M. Hay, S. Myneni, T.C. Onstott and G. Southam.
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Angiboust, S., M. Fayek, I.M. Power, A. Camacho, G. Calas and G. Southam. 2012.
Structural and biological control of the Cenozoic epithermal uranium concentrations from the Sierra Peña Blanca, Mexico.
Mineralium Deposita. 47(8) 859-874
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Fairbrother L., J. Brugger, J. Shapter, J. Laird, G. Southam and F. Reith.
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Fernández-Remolar, D.C., L.J. Preston, M. Sánchez-Román, M.R.M. Izawa, L. Huang, G. Southam, N.R. Banerjee, G.R. Osinski, R. Flemming, D. Gómez-Ortíz, O.P. Ballesteros, N. Rodríguez, R. Amils and M Darby Dyar.
Carbonate precipitation under bulk acidic conditions as a potential biosignature for searching life on Mars.
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Tingjie Li, Falong Jia, Yaxi Fan, Zhifeng Ding,Jun Yang, “Fabrication of
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Daniel O. Costa, S. Jeffrey Dixon, and Amin S. Rizkalla
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Daniel O. Costa, Bedilu A. Allo, Robert Klassen, Jeffrey L. Hutter, S. Jeffrey Dixon, and Amin S. Rizkalla
Control of Surface Topography in Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Coatings
Langmuir, 2012, 28 (8), pp 3871–3880
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Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson
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Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson
Effect of surface plasmon energy matching on the sensing capability of metallic nano-hole arrays
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Temperature dependence of the anisotropic deformation of Zr-2.5%Nb pressure tube material during micro-indentation
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M.R.M. Izawa, Neil R. Banerjee, G.R. Osinski, R.L. Flemming, J. Parnell, and C.S. Cockell 
Weathering of Post-Impact Hydrothermal Deposits from the Haughton Impact Structure: Implications for Microbial
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ASTROBIOLOGY 11, 537, 2011
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K. Daub, X. Zhang, J.J. Noël, J.C. Wren,
Gamma-radiation-induced corrosion of carbon steel in neutral and mildly basic water at 150°C
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K. Daub, X. Zhang, L. Wang, Z. Qin, J.J. Noël, J.C. Wren
Oxide growth and conversion on carbon steel as a function of temperature over 25 and 80°C under ambient pressure
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Kar Man Leung, Greg Wanger, Qiuquan Guo, Yuri Gorby, Gordon Southam, Woon Ming Laue and Jun Yang
Bacterial nanowires: conductive as silicon, soft as polymer
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6617
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I. M. Power, S. A. Wilson, G. M. Dipple, G. Southam
Modern carbonate microbialites from an asbestos open pit pond, Yukon, Canada
Geobiology 2011 9(2), pages 180–195
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L. J. Preston, J. Shuster, D. Fernandez-Remolar, N. R. Banergee, G. R. Osinski G. Southam
The preservation and degradation of filamentous bacteria and biomolecules within iron oxide deposits at Rio Tinto, Spain
Geobiology 9(3), pages 233–249, 2011
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Siobhan A. Wilson, Gregory M. Dipple, Ian M. Power, Shaun L. L. Barker, Stewart J. Fallon, and Gordon Southam
Subarctic Weathering of Mineral Wastes Provides a Sink for Atmospheric CO2
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2011, 45 (18), pp 7727–7736
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Ian M. Power, Siobhan A. Wilson, Darcy P. Small, Gregory M. Dipple, Wankei Wan, and Gordon Southam
Microbially Mediated Mineral Carbonation: Roles of Phototrophy and Heterotrophy
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2011, 45 (20), pp 9061–9068
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A. Berlin, T. C. Nguyen, M. J. Worswick and Y. Zhou
Metallurgical analysis of magnetic pulse welds of AZ31 magnesium alloy
Science and Technology of Welding and Joining 2011 VOL 16 NO 8 728
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Farkhondeh Fathi, Meghan Schlitt, David B. Pedersen, and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Chemical Behavior of Electrochemically Generated Nanostructured Silver Surfaces
Langmuir, 2011, 27 (19), pp 12098–12105
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Sanela Martic ́ , Mahmoud Labib, Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
On chip electrochemical detection of sarcoma protein kinase and HIV-1 reverse transcriptase
Talanta 85 (2011) 2430–2436
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Mahmoud Labib, Patrick O. Shipman, Sanela Martić, Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
A bioorganometallic approach for rapid electrochemical analysis of human immunodeficiency virus type-1 reverse transcriptase in serum
Electrochimica Acta 56(14), 2011, Pages 5122–5128
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Mohtashim Hassan Shamsiab and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Electrochemical identification of artificial oligonucleotides related to bovine species. Potential for identification of species based on mismatches in the mitochondrial cytochrome C1 oxidase gene
Analyst, 2011, 136, 4724
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Effect of surface plasmon cross-talk on optical properties of closely packed nano-hole arrays
Fartash Vasefi,1,2,3 Mohamadreza Najiminaini,2,3 Bozena Kaminska,2 and Jeffrey J. L. Carson1,3,*
Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 25, pp. 25773-25779 (2011)
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Fartash Vasefi, Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Eldon Ng, Astrid Chamson-Reig, Bozena Kaminska, Muriel Brackstone, and Jeffrey Carson
Transillumination hyperspectral imaging for histopathological examination of excised tissue
Journal of Biomedical Optics 16(8), 086014 (August 2011)
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Optical resonance transmission properties of nano-hole arrays in a gold film: effect of adhesion layer
Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J.L. Carson
Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 27, pp. 26186-26197 (2011)
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Anil Kumar Mudraboyina and Jayshri Sabarinathan
Protein Binding Detection Using On-Chip Silicon Gratings
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Yi Wang, Aref Bakhtazad, and Jayshri Sabarinathan
Reflection mode two-dimensional photonic-crystal-slab-waveguide-based micropressure sensor
Proc. SPIE 8007, 800711 (2011)
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B.Galarreta, I.Rupar, A.Young, F. Lagugné-Labarthet
Mapping Hot-Spots in hexagonal Arrays of Metallic Nanotriangles
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A. Hassanzadeh and S. Mittler
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A. Hasanzadeh and S. Mittler,
Waveguide Evanescent Field Fluorescence Microscopy: High Contrast Imaging of a Domain Forming Mixed Lipid Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayer Mimicking Lung Surfactant
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B. Grohe, J. O’Young,  A. Langdon, M. Karttunen, H. A. Goldberg, G. K. Hunter
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E. G. Barbagiovanni; L. V. Goncharova; P. J. Simpson
Electronic Structure Study of Ion-Implanted Si Quantum Dots in a SiO2 Matrix: Analysis of Quantum Confinement Theories.
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K.M. Al-Aribe, G. K. Knopf, A. A. Bassi
Fabrication of an optically driven ph gradient generator based on self-assembled proton pumps
Microfluid NanoFluid, 2011
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K.M. Al-Aribe, G. K. Knopf, A. A. Bassi
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Y. Yang, C. Lu, E. A. Dias, R. H. Lipson, K. M. Baines,
Direct patterning of polysilanes and polygermanes using interference lithography
Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2011, 25, 665-668
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I. M. Power, S. A. Wilson, G. M. Dipple and G. Southam
Modern carbonate microbialites froman asbestos open pit pond, Yukon, Canada
Geobiology (2011), 9, 180–195
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Alan J. Anderson and Travis McCarron
Three-dimensional textural and chemical characterization of polyphase inclusions in spodumene using a dual focused ion beam - scanning electron microscope (FIB-SEM)
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Aref Bakhtazad, Xuan Huo, and Jayshri Sabarinathan
Cryogenic shallow reactive ion etch process for profile control on silicon on insulator platform
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Betty C. Galarreta, Peter R. Norton, and Francois Lagugné-Labarthet
SERS Detection of Streptavidin/Biotin Monolayer Assemblies
Langmuir 27(4) (2011) 1494–1498
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Amanda M. Leclair, Stephen S.G. Ferguson, François Lagugne-Labarthet
Surface patterning using plasma-deposited fluorocarbon thin films for single-cell positioning and neural circuit arrangement
Biomaterials 32 (2011) 1351e1360
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D. Shakhvorostov and M. H. Müser
Effect of dopant size and dopant concentration on the crystallization pressure of phase change materials: The role of local order and non-local interactions
EPL 93(3) (2011) 36002 (5pp)
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B.W.A. Sherar, I.M. Power, P.G. Keech, S. Mitlin, G. Southam, D.W. Shoesmith
Characterizing the effect of carbon steel exposure in sulfide containing solutions to microbially induced corrosion
Corrosion Science 53 (2011) 955–960
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Bernd Grohe, Brian P. H. Chan, Esben S. Sørensen, Gilles Lajoie, Harvey A. Goldberg, Graeme K. Hunter
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Urological Research (2011)
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Ruohong Sui, Amin Rizkalla, Paul A. Charpentier
Experimental study on the morphology and porosity of TiO2 aerogels synthesized in supercritical carbon dioxide
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials Volume 142, Issues 2–3, July 2011, Pages 688–695
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PM Diakowski, HB Kraatz
Towards the electrochemical identification of species
Chemical Communications, 47(5)  (2011) 1431-1433  
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Sanela Martic, Mahmoud Labib and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Enzymatically modified peptide surfaces: towards general electrochemical sensor platform for protein kinase catalyzed phosphorylations
Analyst, 2011, 136, 107
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Mohtashim H. Shamsi and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Probing nucleobase mismatch variations by electrochemical techniques: exploring the effects of position and nature of the single-nucleotide mismatch
Analyst 135 (9) (2010) 2280-2285 
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Mahmoud Labib, Patrick O. Shipman, Sanela Martic and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Towards an early diagnosis of HIV infection: an electrochemical approach for detection of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase enzyme
Analyst 136 (2011) 708–715
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Effect of Zr+ ion irradiation on the mechanical anisotropy of Zr-2.5%Nb pressure tube material
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D. Fu, X. Zhang, P.G. Keech, D.W. Shoesmith, J.C. Wren,
An electrochemical study of H2O2 decomposition on single-phase γ-FeOOH films
Electrochim. Acta, 2010

A.L. Brady, G.F. Slater, C.R. Omelon, G. Southam, G. Druschel, D.T. Andersen, I. Hawes, B. Laval, D.S.S. Lim
Photosynthetic isotope biosignatures in laminated micro-stromatolitic and non-laminated nodules associated with modern, freshwater microbialites in Pavilion Lake, B.C.
Chemical Geology 274 (2010) 56–67

D. Shakhvorostov and M. H. Muser
Effect of dopant size and dopant concentration on the crystallization pressure of phase change materials: The role of local order and non-local interactions
EPL, 93 (2011) 36002
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Dmitry Shakhvorostov, Peter R. Norton, Martin H. Müser
A Gold Marker Technique Revealing Phase-Specific Wear and Sub-Surface Deformation with Nanometer Resolution
Advanced Materials 22(25) 2010 pages 2814–2817
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Angular domain fluorescence lifetime imaging: a tissue-like phantom study
Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Kenneth M. Tichauer, Ting-Yim Lee, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson
Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 22, pp. 23247-23257 (2010)
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Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson
Experimental and numerical analysis on the optical resonance transmission properties of nano-hole arrays
Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 21, pp. 22255-22270 (2010)
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Angular domain transillumination imaging optimization with an ultrafast gated camera
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Journal of Biomedical Optics 15(6), 061710 (November/December 2010)
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Eldon Ng, Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, Glenn H. Chapman, and Jeffrey J.L. Carson
Contrast and resolution analysis of iterative angular domain optical projection tomography
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Fartash Vasefi, Michelle Belton, Bozena Kaminska, Glenn H Chapman, Jeffrey JL Carson
Angular domain fluorescence imaging for small animal research
J. Biomed. Opt. 15, 016023 (Jan 20, 2010);
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A.K. Mudraboyina, J. Markowski, J. Sabarinathan
PH sensing based on thin film hydrogel coated silicon gratings
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A. Bakhtazad, J. Sabarinathan, J.L. Hutter
Mechanical sensitivity enhancement of silicon based photonic crystal micro-pressure sensor
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K. Bayat, M. Baroughi, S.K. Chaudhuri, S. Safavi-Naeini
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Benedict Lau, Mohamed A. Swillam, and Amr S. Helmy
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Behnaz Hojjati, Paul A. Charpentier
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A. Hassanzadeh, M. Nitsche, S. Armstrong, N. Nabavi, R. Harrison, S. J. Dixon, U. Langbein and S. Mittler
Optical waveguides formed by silver ion exchange in Schott SG11 glass for waveguide evanescent field fluorescence microscopy: evanescent images of HEK293 cells
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Lijia Liu, Jeffrey Chan, and Tsun-Kong Sham
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S.M.Z. Khaled, Paul A. Charpentier and Amin S. Rizkalla
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Hao Liu, Yong Zhang, Ruying Li, Xueliang Sun, Sylvain Desilets, Hakima Abou-Rachid, Mounir Jaidann, Louis-Simon Lussier
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Hao Liu, Yong Zhang, David Arato, Ruying Li, Philippe Mére , Xueliang Sun
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M. R. M. Izawa, R. L. Flemming, P. J. A. McCausland, G. Southam, D. E. Moser, I. R. Barker.
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Hao Jiang; Jayshri Sabarinathan
Effects of Coherent Interactions on the Sensing Characteristics of Near-Infrared Gold Nanorings
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Christine Seguin, Jessica M. McLachlan, Peter R. Norton, Francois Lagugne ́-Labarthet
Surface modification of poly(dimethylsiloxane) for microfluidic assay applications
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Hexagonal Array of Gold Nanotriangles: Modeling the Electric Field Distribution
Betty C. Galarreta, Peter R. Norton, and Francois Lagugne ́-Labarthet
J. Phys. Chem. C 114 (2010) 19952–19957
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Sarvesh Varma, Jessica McLachlan, Amanda M. Leclair, Betty C. Galarreta, Peter R. Norton, François Lagugné-Labarthet
Positionally controlled growth of cells using a cytophobic fluorinated polymer
Anal Bioanal Chem 396 (2010)1159–1165
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Betty C. Galarreta, Etienne Harte, Nicolas Marquestaut, Peter R. Norton, Francois Lagugne ́ -Labarthet
Plasmonic properties of Fischer’s patterns: polarization effects
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 6810–6816
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Dmitry Shakhvorostov, Peter R. Norton, and Martin H. Müser
A Gold Marker Technique Revealing Phase-Specific Wear and Sub-Surface Deformation with Nanometer Resolution
Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 2814–2817
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Gyuhyon Lee, Ju-Young Kim, Arief Suriadi Budiman, Nobumichi Tamura, Martin Kunz, Kai Chen, Michael J. Burek, Julia R. Greer and Ting Y. Tsui
Fabrication, structure and mechanical properties of indium nanopillars
Acta Materialia 58(4) (2010) 1361-1368
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Mohamed Y. El-Naggar, Greg Wanger, Kar Man Leung, Thomas D. Yuzvinsky, Gordon Southam, Jun Yang, Woon Ming Lau, Kenneth H. Nealson, and Yuri A. Gorby
Electrical transport along bacterial nanowires from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1
PNAS 107(42) (2010) 18127–18131
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J. Chen, Z. Qin, and D. W. Shoesmith
Kinetics of Corrosion Film Growth on Copper in Neutral Chloride Solutions Containing Small Concentrations of Sulfide
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 157 (10) (2010) C338-C345
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Asad Rezaee, Anne Kathrena A. Aliganga, Laura C. Pavelkab and Silvia Mittler
Control of the average spacing between aligned gold nanoparticles by varying the FIB dose
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 4104–4111
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Annabell Tenboll, Behafarid Darvish, Weimin Hou, Anne-Sophie Duwez, S. Jeffrey Dixon, Harvey A. Goldberg, Bernd Grohe, and Silvia Mittler
Controlled Deposition of Highly Oriented Type I Collagen Mimicking In Vivo Collagen Structures
Langmuir 26(14) (2010) 12165–12172
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DW Hamilton, CJ Oates, A Hasanzadeh, S Mittler
Migration of Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts on Nanometric Topographical Patterns: Influence of Filopodia and Focal Adhesions on Contact Guidance.
PLoS ONE 5(12) (2010) e15129
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Ruth Barth, Florian Staier, Todd Simpson, Silvia Mittler, Stefan Eisebitt, Michael Grunze, and Axel Rosenhahn
Soft X-ray holographic microscopy of chromosomes with high aspect ratio pinholes
Journal of Biotechnology 149 (2010) 238–242
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Danielle M. Lapierre, Natsuko Tanabe, Alexey Pereverzev, Martha Spencer, Ryan P. P. Shugg, S. Jeffrey Dixon and Stephen M. Sims
Lysophosphatidic Acid Signals through Multiple Receptors in Osteoclasts to Elevate Cytosolic Calcium Concentration, Evoke Retraction, and Promote Cell Survival
The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285, 25792-25801.
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P.M. Diakowski, Y. Xiao, M.W.P. Petryk, H.-B. Kraatz,
Impedance Based Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Mimics Using Ferrocene-Lysine Modified Carbon Nanotubes
Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82(8), 3191-3197.
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B. Bose, R.J. Klassen
Effect of ion irradiation and indentation depth on the kinetics of deformation during micro-indentation of Zr–2.5%Nb pressure tube material at 25 C
Journal of Nuclear Materials 399 (2010) 32–37
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The strain-rate dependence of the nanoindentation stress of Gold at 300K: A deformation kinetics-based approach
V. Bhakhri and R.J. Klassen
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Dmitry Shakhvorostov, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Leighton Coatsworth, William Lennard, Peter Norton
Correlated wear measurements using gold implantation, backscattering, nuclear activation analysis and profilometry
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Bernd Grohe,, Adam Taller, Peter L. Vincent,^ Long D. Tieu, Kem A. Rogers, Alexander Heiss, Esben S. Soerensen, Silvia Mittler, Harvey A. Goldberg,and Graeme K. Hunter
Crystallization of Calcium Oxalates Is Controlled by Molecular Hydrophilicity and Specific Polyanion-Crystal Interactions
Langmuir 2009, 25(19), 11635–11646
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Hao Jiang, Jan Markowski, and Jayshri Sabarinathan
Near-infrared optical response of thin film pH-sensitive hydrogel coated on a gold nanocrescent array
Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 21802-21807 (2009)      
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J.B. Markowski, Hao Jiang, J. Sabarinathan
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Valérie Guieu, Patrick Garrigue, François Lagugné-Labarthet, Laurent Servant, Neso Sojic, and David Talaga
Remote surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy imaging via a nanostructured optical fiber bundle
OPTICS EXPRESS 17(26) (2009) 24031
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Valerie Guieu, David Talaga, Laurent Servant, Neso Sojic, and Francois Lagugne-Labarthet
Multitip-Localized Enhanced Raman Scattering from a Nanostructured Optical Fiber Array
J. Phys. Chem. 113 (2009) 874–881
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Debashis Chanda, Nicole Zachari, Moez Haque, Mi Li Ng, and Peter R. Herman
Flexible fabrication of three-dimensional optical- domain photonic crystals using a combination of single-laser-exposure diffractive-optics lithography and template inversion
OPTICS LETTERS / Vol. 34, No. 24 / December 15, 2009
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A. Marenco, D. B. Pedersen, S. Wang, M. W. P. Petryk, H.-B. Kraatz,
Electrochemical properties of gas–generated silver nanoparticles in the presence of cyano and chloride containing compounds
Analyst 134 (2009) 2021-2027
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X. Bin, H.-B. Kraatz,
Interaction of metal ions and DNA films on gold surfaces: an electrochemical impedance study”
Analyst, 134 (2009) 1309-1313
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P. Diakowski, H.-B. Kraatz
Detection of single-nucleotide mismatches using scanning electrochemical microscopy
Chem. Commun. 2009, 1189-1191
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J.J. Tindale, K.L. Mouland and P.J. Ragogna
Thiol appended, fluorinated phosphonium ionic liquids as covalent superhydrophobic coatings
Journal of Molecular Liquids
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Wan Ho Song, Chunjin Hang, Andrew Pequegnat, Michael Mayer, Norman Y. Zhou, Young-Kyu Song and John Persic
Comparison of Insulated with Bare Au Bonding Wire: HAZ Length, HAZ Breaking Force, and FAB Deformability
Journal of ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, Vol. 38, No. 6, 2009, pages 834-842
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C.J. Hang, W.H. Song, I. Lum, M. Mayer, Y. Zhou, C.Q. Wang, J.T. Moon and J. Persic
Effect of electronic flame off parameters on copper bonding wire: Free-air ball deformability, heat affected zone length, heat affected zone breaking force
Microelectronic Engineering Volume 86, Issue 10, October 2009, Pages 2094-2103

Kenneth Kar Ho Wong, Jeffrey L. Hutter, Martin Zinke-Allmang, and Wankei Wan
Physical properties of ion beam treated electrospun poly(vinyl alcohol) nanofibers
European Polymer Journal, Volume 45, Issue 5, May 2009, Pages 1349-1358
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Kenneth Kar Ho Wong, Martin Zinke-Allmang,, Jeffery L. Hutter, Sabahudin Hrapovic, John H.T. Luong and Wankei Wan
The effect of carbon nanotube aspect ratio and loading on the elastic modulus of electrospun poly(vinyl alcohol)-carbon nanotube hybrid fibers
Carbon Volume 47, Issue 11, September 2009, Pages 2571-2578
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C. R. Mokry, P. J. Simpson, and A. P. Knights
Role of vacancy-type defects in the formation of silicon nanocrystals
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 114301 (2009)
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Jian Liu, William N. Lennard, Lyudmila V. Goncharova, Dolf Landheer, Xiaohua Wu, Simon A. Rushworth, and Anthony C. Jones,
Atomic Layer Deposition of Hafnium Silicate Thin Films Using Tetrakis(diethylamido)hafnium and Tris(2-methyl-2-butoxy)silanol
Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 156 8 G89-G96 2009
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J. Liu, X. Wu W. N. Lennard and D. Landheer,
Surface-directed spinodal decomposition in hafnium silicate thin films,
Physical Review B 80, 041403R 2009
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Catherine Nowierski, James J. Noël, David W. Shoesmith *, Zhifeng Ding
Correlating surface microstructures with reactivity on commercially pure zirconium using scanning electrochemical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy
Electrochemistry Communications 11 (2009) 1234–1236
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V.Guieu, D. Talaga, L. Servant, N. Sojic* and F.Lagugné-Labarthet*,
“Multitip-Localized Enhanced Raman Scattering from a Nanostructured Optical Fiber Array”,
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (3), pp 874–881
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Mandeep Singh Bakshi, Vivek Sheel Jaswal, Gurinder Kaur, Todd W. Simpson, Parampaul Kaur Banipal, Tarlok Singh Banipal, Fred Possmayer, and Nils O. Petersen
Biomineralization of BSA-Chalcogenide Bioconjugate Nano- and Microcrystals
J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 9121–9127
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Jigang Zhou, Joshua Cheiftz, Ruying Li, Fengping Wang, Xingtai Zhou, Tsun-Kong Sham,*, Xueliang Sun,*, Zhifeng Ding,*
Tailoring multi-wall carbon nanotubes for smaller nanostructures
Carbon 47 ( 2009) 829–838
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Cheng Lu , Zhifeng Ding and R. H. Lipson
A new chimie douce approach to crystalline vanadium pentoxide nanobelts
J. Mater. Chem., 2009
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A. Hassanzadeh, S. Armstrong, S. J. Dixon and S. Mittler,
Multimode waveguide evanescent field fluorescence microscopy: measurement of cell-substratum separation distance,
Applied Physics Letters 94 (2009) 033503
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Binary Mixtures of SH- and CH3-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers to Control the Average Spacing Between Aligned Gold Nanoparticles
Asad Rezaee, Laura C. Pavelka, Silvia Mittler
Nanoscale Res Lett. 2009
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Asad Rezaee, Kenneth Kar HoWong, Touraj Manifar and Silvia Mittler
Octadecyltrichlorosilane (OTS): a resist for OMCVD gold nanoparticle growth
Surface and Interface Analysis, 2009 41(7) 615 - 623
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Ian M. Power, Siobhan A. Wilson, James M. Thom, Gregory M. Dipple, Janet E. Gabites, and Gordon Southam
The hydromagnesite playas of Atlin, British Columbia, Canada: A biogeochemical model for CO2 sequestration
Chemical Geology Volume 260, Issues 3-4, 30 March 2009, Pages 286-30
doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.01.012    

Cheng Lu, Jigang Zhou, R.H. Lipson, and Zhifeng Ding
Simple method to fabricate large scale quantum dot architectures
Materials Letters Volume 63, Issue 5, 28 February 2009, Pages 563-565
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Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, Glenn H. Chapman, and Jeffery J. L. Carson
Image contrast enhancement in angular domain optical imaging of turbid media
Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 21492-21504 (2008)
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Waveguide evanescent field fluorescence microscopy: Thin film fluorescence intensities and its application in cell biology
Abdollah Hassanzadeh, Michael Nitsche, Silvia Mittler, Souzan Armstrong, Jeff Dixon, and Uwe Langbein
Applied Physics Letters 92, 233503 2008
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Nicolas Marquestaut, Amanda Martin, David Talaga, Laurent Servant, Serge Ravaine, Stephane Reculusa, Dario M. Bassani, Elizabeth Gillies, and Francois Lagugne ́-Labarthet
Raman Enhancement of Azobenzene Monolayers on Substrates Prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition and Electron-Beam Lithography Techniques
Langmuir 24 (2008) 11313-11321
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Jinlong Zhang, Qiuquan Guo, Mei Liu and Jun Yang,
“A lab-on-CD prototype for high-speed blood separation”,
Journal of Micromech. and Microeng., Vol. 18, 125025, 2008
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N.Marquestaut, A. Martin, D. Talaga, L. Servant, S.Ravaine, S.Reculusa, D.Bassani, E.Gillies, F.Lagugné-Labarthet,
"Raman enhancement of azobenzene monolayers on substrates prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition and electron-beam lithography techniques",
Langmuir, 2008, 24, 11313-11321.
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Renkang Zhu, Songbo Xu, Ganna Podoprygorina, Volker Bohmer, Silvia Mittler,and Zhifeng Ding
Reading Oxidation States of Encapsulated Ferrocenium in Calix[4]arene Heterodimers Immobilized on Gold Dots by Means of a Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Probe
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112 (39), pp 15562–15569
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Touraj Manifar, Asad Rezaee, Mehdi Sheikhzadeh, Silvia Mittler
Formation of uniform self-assembly monolayers by choosing the right solvent: OTS on silicon wafer, a case study
Applied Surface Science 254 (2008) 4611–4619
doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2008.01.100

Renkang Zhu, Ziqiang Qin, James J. Noel, David W. Shoesmith, and Zhifeng Ding Analyzing the Influence of Alloying Elements and Impurities on the Localized Reactivity of Titanium
Grade-7 by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy
Anal. Chem. 2008, 80, 1437-1447
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Axel Rosenhahn, Ruth Barth, Florian Staier, Todd Simpson, Silvia Mittler, Stefan Eisebitt, and Michael Grunze
Digital in-line soft x-ray holography with element contrast
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 25, Issue 2, 2008 pp. 416-422

Patrick Rooney, Asad Rezaee, Songbo Xu, Touraj Manifar, Abdollah Hassanzadeh, Ganna Podoprygorina, Volker Böhmer, Chitra Rangan, and Silvia Mittler
Control of surface plasmon resonances in dielectrically coated proximate gold nanoparticles immobilized on a substrate
PHYSICAL REVIEW B 77, 235446 2008
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Yue-Rong Li, Gavin Pereira, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton
The Effect of Steel Hardness on the Performance of ZDDP Antiwear Films: A Multi-Technique Approach
Tribol Lett (2008) 29:201–211
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Synthesis and Kinetics of Graft Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate from the RAFT Coordinated Surface of Nano-TiO2
Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 46, 3926–3937 (2008)
doi: 10.1002/pola.22724

Songbo Xu, Ganna Podoprygorina, Chulsoon Moon, Volker Böhmer, Zhifeng Ding, Silvia Mittler,
Electrochemical response of ferrocenium filled calix[4]arene capsules in solution and immobilized on gold
Electrochimica Acta 53 (2008) 7981–7987
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Paul A. Rupar, Viktor N. Staroverov, Kim M. Baines
A Cryptand-Encapsulated Germanium(II) Dication
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Rahima A. Lucky and Paul A. Charpentier
A One-Step Approach to the Synthesis of ZrO2-Modified TiO2 Nanotubes in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 1755–1759
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A high-resolution chemical and structural study of framboidal pyrite formed within a low-temperature bacterial biofilm
Geobiology (2008), 6, 471–480
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MacLean LCW, Southam G, Kimball BE, Brantley SL, Wirick S
Scanning transmission x-ray microscopy (STXM) in biogeochemical environments
GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 72,  A581-A581, Suppl. 1   2008
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Power IM, Wilson SA, Thom JT, Gabites JE, Dipple GM, Southam G
The hydromagnesite playas of Atlin, British Columbia, Canada: A biogeochemical model for CO2 sequestration
GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 72,  A789-A759, Suppl. 1   2008
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Southam G, Wanger G, MacLean L, Lengke M
The structure-function relationship in bacteria
GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 72,  A886-A886, Suppl. 1   2008
doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.05.021    

Stars of the terrestrial deep subsurface: A novel ‘star-shaped’ bacterial morphotype from a South African platinum mine
Geobiology (2008), 6, 325–330
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Jigang Zhou, Xingtai Zhou, Xuhui Sun, Ruying Li, Michael Murphy, Zhifeng Ding, Xueliang Sun, Tsun-Kong Sham
Interaction between Pt nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes – An X-ray absorption near edge structures (XANES) study
Chemical Physics Letters 437 (2007) 229–232

L. Armelao, F. Heigl, A. Jurgensen, R. I. R. Blyth,T. Regier, X.-T. Zhou, T. K. Sham, M. Liu, W. M. Lau and J. Yang
X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence Studies of ZnO and Eu-Doped ZnO Nanostructures
J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 10194-10200
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Mei Liu, W M Lau and Jun Yang
On-demand multi-batch self-assembly of hybrid MEMS by patterning solders of different melting points,
J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 17, 2163-2168, 2007
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Gavin Pereira, David Munoz-Paniagua, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, T. Weston Capehart, Thomas A. Perry, Yang-Tse Cheng
A variable temperature mechanical analysis of ZDDP-derived antiwear films formed on 52100 steel
Wear 262 (2007) 461–470
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Y. Ososkov, D.S. Wilkinson, M.K. Jain and Todd Simpson,
n-situ measurement of local strain partitioning in a commercial dual-phase steel
Int. J. Mater. Res. (formerly Zeitschrift für Metallkunde) 98 (8) (2007), p. 664
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Yue-Rong Li, Gavin Pereira, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Masoud Kasrai, and Peter R. Norton
Studies on ZDDP Thermal Film Formation by XANES Spectroscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, FIB/SEM and 31P NMR
Tribol Lett (2008) 29:11–22
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Pereira, G.; Lachenwitzer, A.; Li, Y.R.; Kasrai, M.; Bancroft, G.M.; Norton, P.R.; Abrecht, M.; Gilbert, P.U.P.A.; Regier, T.; Hu, Y.F.; Zuin, L.
Chemical and mechanical analysis of tribofilms formed from fully formulated oils Part 2 - Films on Al-Si alloy (A383)
Tribology 2007, VOL 1,NO 2, 105
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G. Pereira, A. Lachenwitzer, M. Kasrai, P.R. Norton, T.W. Capehart, T.A. Perry, Y.-T. Cheng, B. Frazer and P.U.P.A Gilbert,
A multi-technique characterization of ZDDP antiwear films formed on Al (Si) alloy (A383) under various conditions
Tribology Letters, Vol. 26, No. 2, May 2007 ( 2007) 103
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Bernd Grohe, Jason O’Young, D. Andrei Ionescu, Gilles Lajoie, Kem A. Rogers, Mikko Karttunen, Harvey A. Goldberg, and Graeme K. Hunter
Control of Calcium Oxalate Crystal Growth by Face-Specific Adsorption of an Osteopontin Phosphopeptide
J. AM. CHEM. SOC. 2007, 129, 14946-14951
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Natasha Patrito, Jessica Mary McLachlan, Sarah Nicole Faria, Jayna Chan and Peter R. Norton,
A novel metal-protected plasma treatment for the robust bonding of polydimethylsiloxane
Lab Chip, 2007, 7, 1813
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Songbo Xu, Ganna Podoprygorina, Volker Böhmer, Zhifeng Ding, Patrick Rooney, Chitra Rangan and Silvia Mittler
Tetraurea calix[4]arenes with sulfur functions: synthesis, dimerization to capsules, and self-assembly on gold
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Natasha Patrito, Claire McCague, Peter R. Norton, and Nils O. Petersen
Spatially Controlled Cell Adhesion via Micropatterned Surface Modification of Poly(dimethylsiloxane)
Langmuir, 2007, 23 (2), pp 715–719
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C. Lu, S. S. Dimov, and R. H. Lipson
Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone)-Assisted Sol-Gel Deposition of Quality beta-Barium Borate Thin Films for Photonics Applications
Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 5018-5022
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Adam Taller, Bernd Grohe, Kem A. Rogers, Harvey A. Goldberg, and Graeme K. Hunter,
Specific Adsorption of Osteopontin and Synthetic Polypeptides to Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Crystals
Biophysical Journal Volume 93 September 2007 1768–1777
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Jigang Zhou, Christina Booker, Ruying Li, Xingtai Zhou, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun, and Zhifeng Ding
An Electrochemical Avenue to Blue Luminescent Nanocrystals from Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs)
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Cheng Lu, X. K. Hu, S. S. Dimov, and R. H. Lipson
Controlling large-scale film morphology by phase manipulation in interference lithography
App. Opt. 46, 7202-7207, 2007
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Ian M Power, Siobhan A Wilson, James M Thom, Gregory M Dipple and Gordon Southam
Biologically induced mineralization of dypingite by cyanobacteria from an alkaline wetland near Atlin, British Columbia, Canada
Geochemical Transactions 2007, 8:13
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L. C. W. MacLean, T. J. Pray, T.C. Onstott, E. L. Brodie, T. C. Hazen, and G. Southam
Mineralogical, Chemical and Biological Characterization of an Anaerobic Biofilm Collected from a Borehole in a Deep Gold Mine in South Africa
Geomicrobiology Journal, 24:491–504, 2007
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The depth dependence of the indentation creep of polycrystalline gold at 300K
V. Bhakhri and R.J. Klassen
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Natasha Patrito, Claire McCague, Swanda Chiang, Peter R. Norton and Nils O. Petersen
Photolithographically Patterned Surface Modification of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) via UV-Initiated Graft Polymerization of Acrylates
Langmuir, 2006, 22 (8), pp 3453–3455
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M.C. Plante, J. Garrett, S.C. Ghosh, P. Kruse, H. Schriemer, T. Hall, R.R. LaPierre
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Applied Surface Science Volume 253, Issue 4, 15 December 2006, Pages 2348–2354

Maggy F. Lengke, Michael E. Fleet, and Gordon Southam
Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles by Reaction of Filamentous Cyanobacteria with Platinum(IV)-Chloride Complex
Langmuir 2006, 22, 7318-7323
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Hao Jiang; J. Sabarinathan; J. Xu
Photonic Crystal Microcavity with Colloidal PbSe Quantum Dots
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K.H. Wong, M. Zinke-Allmang, W.K. Wan, J.Z. Zhang and P. Hu
Low energy oxygen ion beam modification of the surface morphology and chemical structure of polyurethane fibers
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Cheng Lu, X. K. Hu, I. V. Mitchell, and R. H. Lipson
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