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Richard E. Cavicchi, Michael J. Carrier, Joshua B. Cohen, Shir Boger,
Christopher B. Montgomery, Zhishang Hu, and Dean C. Ripple, Particle Shape Effects on Subvisible Particle Sizing Measurements Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences DOI: 10.1002/jps.24263
Douglas C. Meier and Richard E. Cavicchi. "Forming spherical gold nanoparticles from polymorphic nanoparticles using a single laser pulse." Journal of nanoparticle research 16.7 (2014): 1-7.
Nicholas W. Piekiel, Richard E. Cavicchi, Michael R. Zachariah, Rapid-heating of energetic materials using a micro-differential scanning calorimeter, Thermochimica Acta 521 (2011) 125– 129.
Richard E. Cavicchi and C. Thomas Avedisian, Bubble nucleation, growth and surface temperature oscillations on a rapidly heated microscale surface immersed in a bulk subcooled but locally superheated liquid under partial vacuum, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54 (2011) 5612–5622.
Parthangal, Prahalad; Cavicchi, Richard E; Meier, Douglas C.; Herzing, Andrew; Zachariah, Michael R , Direct Synthesis of Tin Oxide Nanotubes on Microhotplates using Carbon Nanotubes as Templates, J. Mater. Res., Vol. 26, No. 3, Feb 14, 2011 430- 436
C.T. Avedisian, C. Presser, J. Stiehl and R.E. Cavicchi, "A simple method to assess the quenching effectiveness of fire suppressants," Fire Safety Journal, 45, Issue 3, 206-210 (2010).
C. T. Avedisian, R. E. Cavicchi, P. L. McEuen and X. Zhou, "Nanoparticles for cancer treatment: the role of heat transfer" Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1161 (1), p 62 (2009)
Y. Xiao , X. Gao , O. Taratula , S. Treado , A. Urbas , R. D. Holbrook , R. E. Cavicchi , C. T. Avedisian , S. Mitra , R. Savla , P. D. Wagner , S. Srivastava and H. He "Anti-HER2 IgY antibody-functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes for detection and selective destruction of breast cancer cells" BMC Cancer 2009, 9:351.
L. P. Cook, R. E. Cavicchi, W. Wong-Ng, N. Bassim, S. Eustis, C. B. Montgomery, M. D. Vaudin, and W. F. Egelhoff , "Enhanced mass transport in ultra-rapidly-heated Ni/Si thin-film multilayers", J. Appl. Phys. 106, 104909 (2009)
C. T. Avedisian, R. E. Cavicchi,P. M. McEuen, X. Zhou,W. S. Hurst, and J. T. Hodges, "High Temperature Electrical Resistance of substrate-supported Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes,"
Applied Physics Letters 93, 252108 (2008)
R. E. Cavicchi and C. T. Avedisian, "Bubble Nucleation and Growth Anomaly for a Hydrophilic Microheater Attributed to Metastable Nanobubbles," Physical Review Letters, Volume 98: 124501 (2007).
P. M. Parthangal, R. E. Cavicchi, and M. R. Zachariah, "A generic process of growing aligned carbon nanotube arrays on metals and metal alloys." Nanotechnology 18(18): 185605 (2007).
C. T. Avedisian , R. E. Cavicchi, and M. J. Tarlov, "New technique for visualizing microboiling phenomena and its application to water pulse heated by a thin metal film" Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 063706 (2006).
K. M. Balss, C. T. Avedisian, R. E. Cavicchi, and M. J. Tarlov, "Nanosecond imaging of microboiling behavior on pulsed-heated au films modified with hydrophilic and hydrophobic self-assembled monolayers," Langmuir. (23):10459-67 (2005).
C.J. Taylor, R.E. Cavicchi, C.B. Montgomery, S. Turner," Microarray Approach for Optimizing Localized Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes Using Microhotplate Arrays" Nanotechnology. 2004, 15, (1) 62 - 65.
P. M. Parthangal, R. E. Cavicchi, C.B. Montgomery, and M.R. Zachariah, "Restructuring of Tungsten Thin films into Nanowires and Hollow Square Cross-Section Microducts". J. Mater. Res., 20 (11): 2889-2894 (2005).
O. C. Thomas, R. E. Cavicchi, and M. J. Tarlov, "Effect of Surface Wettability on Fast Transient Microboiling Behavior," Langmuir, V 19: 6168 (2003).
R.E. Cavicchi, J.S. Suehle, K.G. Kreider,M. Gaitan, and P. Chaparala, "Optimized temperature-pulse sequences for the enhancement of chemically specific response patterns from micro-hotplate gas sensors, Sensors and Actuators B, 33, 142–146 1996.
J. Suehle, R. Cavicchi, M. Gaitan and S. Semancik, "Tin Oxide Gas Sensor Fabricated Using CMOS Micro-Hotplates and In-Situ Processing," IEEE Electron Device Letters 14(3): 118-120 (1993).
Richard E. Cavicchi, Calorimetric Sensors, in Chemical Sensors, v. 4, Solid State Sensors, Ghenadii Korotcenkov, editor, Momentum Press, Print ISBN: 978-1-60650-233-4, NY, NY, Pub. Date: 01-Jan-2011 p. 287-320.