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Microscale Photopatterning of Through-thickness Modulus in a Monolithic and Functionally Graded 3D Printed Part

December 24, 2020
Asais C. Uzcategui, Callie I. Higgins, John Hergert, Andrew Tomaschke, Victor Crespo-Cuevas, Virginia L. Ferguson, Stephanie Bryant, Robert R. McLeod, Jason Killgore
3D printing is transforming traditional processing methods in applications ranging from tissue engineering to optics. To fulfill its maximum potential, 3D printing requires a robust technique for producing structures with precise three-dimensional (x, y

Microscopic Origin of Inhomogeneous Transport in Four-Terminal Tellurene Devices

December 22, 2020
Benjamin Kupp, Gang Qiu, Yixiu Wang, Clayton Caspeer, Thomas Mitchell (Mitch) Wallis, Joanna Atkin, Wenzhuo Wu, Peide Ye, Pavel Kabos, Samuel Berweger
Tellurene—the 2D form of elemental tellurium—provides an attractive alternative to conventional 2D semiconductors due to its high bipolar mobilities, facile solution processing, and the possibility of dopant intercalation into its 1D van der Waals lattice

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 1992 / ERM(R)-FD305 Zeta Potential - Colloidal Silica (Nominal Mass Fraction 0.15 %)

November 24, 2020
Yannic Ramaye, Vikram Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of SRM 1992/ERM-FD305, silica particles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential by electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). This material was produced following ISO 17034

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 1993 / ERM(R)-FD306 Zeta Potential - Colloidal Silica (Nominal Mass Fraction 2.2 %)

November 24, 2020
Yannic Ramaye, Vikram Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of SRM 1993/ERM-FD306, silica particles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential by electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). This material was produced following ISO 17034

Parallel multi-parameter study of PEI-functionalized gold nanoparticle synthesis for bio- medical applications: Part 2. Elucidating the role of surface chemistry and polymer structure on performance

November 10, 2020
Tae Joon Cho, Justin M. Gorham, John M. Pettibone, Jingyu Liu, Jiaojie Tan, Vincent A. Hackley
Despite the breadth and quality of published work in this area, it remains unclear how the specific properties of polyethyleneimine (PEI) and the methods utilized to conjugate it to gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) impact the final product morphology and

Plasmonic Electronic Raman Scattering as Internal Standard for Spatial and Temporal Calibration in Quantitative Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

October 28, 2020
Wonil Nam, Yuming Zhao, Junyeob Song, Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali, Seju Kang, Wenqi Zhu, Henri Lezec, Amit Agrawal, Peter J. Vikesland, Wei Zhou
Ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) still faces difficulties in quantitative analysis because of its susceptibility to local optical field variations at plasmonic hotspots in metallo-dielectric nanostructures. Current SERS calibration

Photorealistic full-color nanopainting enabled by a low-loss metasurface

September 4, 2020
Pengcheng Huo, Maowen Song, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Lu Chen, Henri Lezec, Yanqing Lu, Amit Agrawal, Ting Xu
We design and experimentally demonstrate a TiO2 metasurface that enables full-color generation and ultrasmooth color brightness variations. The reproduced famous artwork "girl with a pearl earring" features photorealistic color representation and

The Art in Science of MicroTAS 2019†

July 28, 2020
Gregory A. Cooksey
The 2019 MicroTAS conference (the 23rd International Conference of Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences) held in Basel, Switzerland, brought great opportunities to viewinspiring microscale compositions. Many of the best images were

Broadband detection of multiple spin and orbital angular momenta via dielectric metasurface

July 26, 2020
Si Zhang, Pengcheng Huo, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Peng Chen, Mingze Liu, Lu Chen, Henri Lezec, Amit Agrawal, Yanqing Lu, Ting Xu
Light beams carrying spin angular momentum (SAM) and orbital angular momentum (OAM) have created novel opportunities in the areas of optical communications, imaging, micromanipulation and quantum optics. However, complex optical setups are required to

Achieving meV tunneling resolution in an in-operando scanning tunneling microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and magnetotransport system for quantum materials research

July 6, 2020
Johannes Schwenk, Sungmin Kim, Julian Berwanger, Fereshte Ghahari Kermani, Daniel T. Walkup, Marlou R. Slot, Son T. Le, W. G. Cullen, Steven R. Blankenship, Sasa Vranjkovic, Hans Hug, Young Kuk, Franz Giessibl, Joseph A. Stroscio
Research in new quantum materials require multi-mode measurements spanning length scales, correlations of atomic scale variables with macroscopic function, and with an ultimate energy resolution only obtainable at ultra-low temperatures, typically in a

Error Estimation and Enhanced Stiffness Sensitivity in Contact Resonance Force Microscopy with a Multiple Arbitrary Frequency Lock-In Amplifier (MAFLIA)

May 29, 2020
Erin Flater, Arya Mugdha, Saurabh Gupta, William Hudson, Abbigail Fahrenkamp, Jason Killgore, Jesse Wilson
In contact resonance force microscopy and related dynamic atomic force microscopy methods, an accurate description of the real-time cantilever dynamics is essential to the mapping of local material properties, such as viscoelasticity, piezo response, and

Chiroptical response of aluminum nano-crescents at ultraviolet wavelengths

April 21, 2020
Matthew S. Davis, Wenqi Zhu, Jared Strait, Jay K. Lee, Henri Lezec, Steve Blair, Amit Agrawal
Manipulation of plasmon modes at ultraviolet wavelengths using engineered nanophotonic devices allows for the development of high-sensitivity chiroptical spectroscopy systems. We present here a framework for the fabrication and characterization of Al based

Twist Angle-Dependent Atomic Reconstruction and Moire Patterns in Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Heterostructures

March 13, 2020
Matthew R. Rosenberger, Hsun-Jen Chuang, Vladimir Oleshko, Madeleine Phillips, Kathleen M. McCreary, Saujan V. Sivaram, C. Stephen Hellberg, Berend T. Jonker
Van der Waals layered materials, such as the transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), are an exciting class of materials with weak interlayer bonding which enables one to create so-called van der Waals heterostructures (vdWH). One promising attribute of

Field Ion Emission in an Atom Probe Microscope Triggered by Femtosecond-Pulsed Coherent Extreme Ultraviolet Light

March 12, 2020
Ann C. Chiaramonti Debay, Luis Miaja Avila, Benjamin W. Caplins, Paul T. Blanchard, Norman A. Sanford, Brian Gorman, David R. Diercks
This paper reports construction of an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation-triggered atom probe tomograph and describes the results from initial experiments on amorphous SiO2. Femtosecond-pulsed coherent EUV radiation of 29.6 nm wavelength (41.85 eV photon

Photonic spin-multiplexing metasurface for switchable spiral phase contrast imaging

March 10, 2020
Pengcheng Huo, Cheng Zhang, Wenqi Zhu, Mingze Liu, Song Zhang, Si Zhang, Lu Chen, Henri Lezec, Amit Agrawal, Yanqing Lu, Ting Xu
As the two most representative operation modes in an optical imaging system, bright-field imaging and phase contrast imaging can address different dimensionalities of an object. Developing a miniature and low-cost system capable of switching between these

Defining Near-term to Long-term Research Opportunities to Advance Metrics, Models, and Methods for Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing

February 21, 2020
Arvind Shankar Raman, Karl Haapala, Kamyar Raoufi, Barbara S. Linke, William Z. Bernstein, KC Morris
Over the past century, research has focused on continuously improving the performance of manufacturing processes and systems - often measured in terms of cost, quality, productivity, and material and energy efficiency. With the advent of smart

Emerging Standards for Nanotechnology-Enabled Medical Products

February 21, 2020
Bryant C. Nelson, Caterina Minelli, Shareen H. Doak, Matthias Roesslein
The development and application of nanotechnology-enabled medicinal products, including drugs, devices and in vitro diagnostics, is rapidly expanding in the global market place. In this review, the focus is on providing the reader an introduction to the

Imaging Carrier Inhomogeneities in Ambipolar Tellurene Field Effect Transistors

February 12, 2020
Samuel Berweger, Gang Qiu, Yixiu Wang, Benjamin Pollard, Kristen L. Genter, Thomas M. Wallis, Wenzhuo Wu, Peide Ye, Pavel Kabos
Bipolar transport underpins a wide range of semiconductor homojunction device functionalities such as pn junctions or transistors. The capability to image and understand spatial inhomogeneities un carrier type and the conductivity associated with each

Metal adsorbate interactions and the convergence of density functional calculations

February 10, 2020
Christoph Rohmann, Maicol A. Ochoa, Michael P. Zwolak
The adsorption of metal atoms on nanostructures, such as graphene and nanotubes, plays an important role in catalysis, electronic doping, and tuning material properties. Quantum chemical calculations permit the investigation of this process to discover
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