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nSoft Selected Publications



  • “pyPRISM: A Computational Tool for Liquid-State Theory Calculations of Macromolecular Materials” T. B. Martin, T. E. Gartner III, R. L. Jones, C. R. Snyder, A. Jayaraman, Macromolecules 51, 2906 (2018)
  • “Simultaneous Neutron and X-ray Imaging of 3D Structure of Organic Matter and Fracture in Shales”, W.-S. Chiang, J. M. LaManna, D. S. Hussey, D. L. Jacboson, Y. Liu, J. Zhang, D. T. Georgi, J. R. Kone, J.-H. Chen, Petrophysics 59, 153 (2018)
  • “A non-invasive method to directly quantify surface heterogeneity of porous materials”, W.-S. Chiang, D. Georgi, T. Yildirim, J.-H. Chen, Y. Liu, Nature Communications 9, 784 (2018)
  • “Nanoparticle separation based on size-dependent aggregation of nanoparticles due to the critical Casimir effect”, H. Guo, G. Stan, Y. Liu, Soft Matter 14, 1311 (2018)
  • “Impact of Polymer Geometry on the Interactions of Protein-PEG Conjugates”, J. Zarzar, W. Shatz, N. Peer, R. Taing, Y. Liu, D. G. Greene, I. E. Zarraga, Biophysical Chemistry 236, 22 (2018)



  • “Quasi-Two dimensional Phase Transition of Methane Adsorbed in Cylindrical Silica Mesopores”, D. Siderius, W. Krekelberg, W.-S. Chiang, V. Shen, Y. Liu, Langmuir 33, 14252 (2017)
  • “Recent progresses of understanding the viscosity of concentrated protein solutions”, Z. Zhang, Y. Liu, , Curr. Opin. in Chem. Eng. 16, 48 (2017).
  • “Surface interaction parameter measurement of solvated polymers via model end-tethered chains”, R. J. Sheridan, S. V. Orski, R. L. Jones, S. K. Satija, K. L. Beers Macromolecules 50, 6668 (2017)
  • “Hard Spheres with Purely Repulsive Interactions Have Positive Diffusion Interaction Parameter, kD” J. F.  Douglas, R. Curtis, P. S. Sarangapani, S. D. Hudson, R. L. Jones, J. A. Pathak, Biophysical Journal 113, 753 (2017)
  • “Kinetics of Domain Alignment in Block Polymer Thin Films during Solvent Vapor Annealing with Soft Shear: An in Situ Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Investigation” C. K. Shelton, R. L. Jones, T. H. Epps III Macromolecules 50, 5367 (2017)
  • “Simultaneous Neutron and X-ray Imaging of 3D Kerogen and Fracture Structure in Shales”, W.-S. Chiang, J. LaManna, D. Hussey, D. Jacobson, Y. Liu, J. Zhang, D. Georgi, J.-H. Chen, SPWLA 58th Annual Logging Symposium, Q (2017)
  • “Joint X-ray and Neutron Tomography of Shale Cores for Characterizing Structural Morphology”, W.-S. Chiang, J. LaManna, A. Katsevich, D. Hussey, D. Jacobson, M. Frenkel, D. Georgi, Q. Sun, Y. Liu, J.-H. Chen, The International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, SCA2017-22 (2017)
  • “3D Core-Scale Organic and Mineral Material Characterization of Source Rocks with Simultaneous Neutron and X-ray Imaging”, W. Li, W.-S. Chiang, J. LaManna, J. Kone, J.-H. Chen and Y. Liu, Microsc. Microana. 23, 2174, (2017)


  • “Pore Size Effect of Methane Adsorption in Mesoporous Silica Materials Studied by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering”, W.-S. Chiang, E. Fratini, P. Baglinoi, J.-H. Chen, Y. Liu, Langmuir 32, 8849 (2016)
  • “Rheology and structure of surface crosslinked surfactant-activated microgels”, D. Li, R. Hsu, B. Figura, R. Jacobs, S. Li, S. Horvath, T. Clifford and K. Chari, Soft Matter 12, 7150 (2016)
  • “Methane Adsorption in Model Mesoporous Material, SBA-15, Studied by Small Angle Neutron Scattering”, W.-S. Chiang, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, D. Georgi, J.-H. Chen, Y. Liu, J. Physical Chemistry C 120, 4354 (2016).
  •  “Reduced Domain Size and Interfacial Width in Fast Ordering Nanofilled Block Copolymer Films by Direct Immersion Annealing”, M. Longanecker, A. Modi, A. Dobrynin, S. Kim, G. Yuan, R. Jones, S. Satija, J. Bang, A. Karim Macromolecules 49, 8563 (2016)
  • “Tracking Solvent Distribution in Block Polymer Thin Films during Solvent Vapor Annealing with in Situ Neutron Scattering” C. K. Shelton, R. L. Jones, J. A. Dura, T. H. Epps III, Macromolecules 49, 7525 (2016)


  • "The Effect of Hierarchical Cluster Formation on the Viscosity of Concentrated Monoclonal Antibody Formulations Studied by Neutron Scattering", P. D. Godfrin, J. Zarzar, I. E. Zarraga, L. Porcar, P. Falus, N. J. Wagner, Y. Liu, J. Phys. Chem. B 120 (2015)
  • "Critical Examination of the Colloidal Particle Model of Globular Proteins", P. S. Sarangapani, S. D. Hudson, R. L. Jones, J. F. Douglas, J. A. Pathak, Biophys. J., 108, 724 (2015)
  • "Shear-Dependent Interactions in Hydrophobically Modified Ethylene Oxide Urethane (HEUR) Based Coatings: Mesoscale Structure and Viscosity", A. K. Van Dyk, T. Chatterjee, V. V. Ginzburg, A. I. Nakatani, Macromol. 48, 1866 (2015)
  • "Uncovering the Structure of Nafion-SiO2 Hybrid Ionomer Membranes for Prospective Large-Scale Energy Storage Devices", E. M. Davis, J. Kim, V. P. Oleshko, K. A. Page, C. L. Soles, Adv. Func. Mat. 25, 4064 (2015)
  • "Scattering Studies of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-Polystyrenesulfonate in the Presence of Ionic Liquids", R. J. Murphy, K. M. Weigandt, D. Uhrig, A. Alsayed, C. Badre, L. Hough, M. Muthukumar, Macromol. 48, 8989 (2015)
  • "Quantifying "Softness" of Organic Coatings on Gold Nanoparticles Using Correlated Small-Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering", B. T. Diroll, K. M. Weigandt, D. Jishkariani, M. Cargnello, R. J. Murphy, L. A. Hough, C. B. Murray, B. Donnio, Nano Lett. 15, 8008 (2015)
  • "Protein Adsorption, Desorption, and Aggregation Mediated by Solid-Liquid Interfaces", T. Perevozchikova, H. Nanda, D. P. Nesta, C. J. Roberts, J. Pharm. Sci. 104, 1946 (2015).
  • "Specific-Ion Effects on the Aggregation Mechanisms and Protein-Protein Interactions for Anti-streptavidin Immunoglobulin Gamma-1", G. V. Barnett, V. I. Razinkov, B. A. Kerwin, T. M. Laue, A. H. Woodka, P. D. Butler, T. Perevozchikova, C. J. Roberts, J. Phys. Chem. B 119, 5793 (2015)


  • "Observation of Small Cluster Formation in Concentrated Monoclonal Antibody Solutions and its Implications to Solution Viscosity", E. J. Yearley, P. D. Godfrin, T. Perevozchikova, H. L. Zhang, P. Falus, L. Porcar, M. Nagao, J. E. Curtis, P. Gawande, R. Taing, Biophys. J., 106, 1763 (2014)
  • "The pH and concentration dependence of protein-protein interactions, conformation, and viscosity in crowded protein solutions", P. Sarangapani, R. L. Jones, S. D. Hudson, J. A. Pathak, Biophys. J. 106, 665a (2014)
  • "Shear-Dependent Interactions in Hydrophobically Modified Ethylene Oxide Urethane (HEUR) Based Rheology Modifier-Latex Suspensions: Part 1. Molecular Microstructure", T. Chatterjee, A. I. Nakatani, A. K. Van Dyk, Macromol. 47, 1155 (2014)
  • "Protein-Protein Interactions in Dilute to Concentrated Solutions: alpha-Chymotrypsinogen in Acidic Conditions", M. A. Blanco, T. Perevozchikova, V. Martorana, M. Manno, C. J. Roberts, J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 22, 5817 (2014)


  • "Small Angle Neutron Scattering Characterization of Monoclonal Antibody Conformations and Interactions at High Concentrations", E. J. Yearley, I. E. Zarraga, S. J. Shire, T. M. Scherer, Y. Gokarn, N. J. Wagner, Y. Liu, Biophys. J., 105 720, (2013)
Created March 29, 2011, Updated June 26, 2018