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Search Publications by: Vladimir Oleshko (Assoc)

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Thickness-Dependent Permeability of Molecular Layer-By-Layer Polyamide Membranes

August 28, 2020
William D. Mulhearn, Vladimir Oleshko, Christopher Stafford
We present the thickness-dependent permeability of highly crosslinked polyamide (PA) membranes formed by a molecular layer-by-layer (mLbL) deposition process. The deposition allows for the synthesis of extremely smooth, uniform PA films of tunable

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

Engineered Sulfur-MoS2-Graphene Heterostructure Cathodes for Diagnostics of Nanoscale Electrochemical Processes in High Energy Density Li-S Batteries

August 5, 2019
Vladimir P. Oleshko, William R. McGehee, Saya Takeuchi, Siyuan Zhang, Andrei A. Kolmakov, Jabez J. McClelland, Christopher L. Soles
Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries have recently attracted enormous attention because of high theoretical specific energy (2600 Wh kg-1) and high specific capacity (1672 mAhg-1), as well as the low cost, natural abundance, and nontoxicity of elemental sulfur

Direct-write Lithiation of Silicon Using a Focused Ion Beam of Li+

July 8, 2019
William R. McGehee, Evgheni Strelcov, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Christopher L. Soles, Nikolai B. Zhitenev, Jabez J. McClelland
Electrochemical processes that govern the performance of lithium ion batteries involve numerous parallel reactions and interfacial phenomena that complicate the microscopic understanding of these systems. As a new way to study the behavior of ion transport


March 12, 2019
Vladimir P. Oleshko
This article describes electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS), energy-filtering transmission electron microscopy (EFTEM) and electron spectroscopic diffraction (ESD) in a transmission electron microscope (TEM) or in a scanning transmission electron

From Microparticles to Nanowires and Back: Radical Transformations in Plated Li Metal Morphology Revealed via in situ scanning electron microscopy

February 3, 2018
Alexander Yulaev, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Paul M. Haney, Jialin Liu, Yue Qi, Talin Alec, Leite Marina, Andrei A. Kolmakov
Li metal is the preferred anode material for all-solid-state Li batteries due to its high theoretical capacity and low voltage vs. standard hydrogen electrode. However, stable plating and stripping of Li metal in contact with a solid electrolyte at high

Analytical Multimode Scanning and Transmission Electron Imaging and Tomography of Multiscale Structural Architectures of Sulfur Copolymer-Based Composite Cathodes for Next Generation High-Energy Density Li-S Batteries

December 17, 2016
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Andrew A. Herzing, Christopher L. Soles, Jared J. Griebel, Woo J. Chung, Adam G. Simmonds, Jeff Pyun
Poly(sulfur-random-(1,3-diisopropenylbenzene) copolymers synthesized via inverse vulcanization represent an emerging class of electrochemically active polymers recently used in cathodes for Li-S batteries, capable of realizing enhanced capacity retention

Communication-Comparison of Nanoscale Focused Ion Beam and Electrochemical Lithiation in beta-Sn Microspheres

December 5, 2016
Saya Takeuchi, William R. McGehee, Jennifer L. Schaefer, Truman M. Wilson, Kevin A. Twedt, Christopher L. Soles, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Eddie H. Chang, Jabez J. McClelland
The development of Li focused ion beams (Li-FIB) enables controlled Li ion insertion into materials with nanoscale resolution. We take the first step toward establishing the relevance of the Li-FIB for studies of ion dynamics in electrochemically active

Electron Microscopy and Nanoscopy: Analytical

December 5, 2016
Vladimir P. Oleshko
The analytical electron microscope (AEM) is a transmission and/or scanning transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) which is modified to permit composition analyses using x-ray energy-dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS) and/or electron energy-loss spectroscopy

Study of Direct Lithiation of Thin Si Membranes with Spatially-Correlative Low Energy Focused Li Ion Beam and Analytical Electron Microscopy Techniques

November 22, 2016
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Christopher L. Soles, Kevin A. Twedt, J J. McClelland
Understanding and controlling defect interactions and transport properties of Li ions in silicon is crucial for the development of emerging technologies in energy storage and microelectronics. With a theoretical energy storage capacity of ~4200 mAhg-1

An Antimony Selenide Molecular Ink for Flexible Broadband Photodetectors

August 3, 2016
Ratan K. Debnath, MD R. Hasan, Arunima Singh, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Shiqi Guo, Asha Rani, Abhishek Motayed, Nhan V. Nguyen, Albert Davydov
The need for low-cost high-performance broadband photon detection with sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) has driven interest in new materials that combine high absorption with traditional electronic infrastructure (CMOS) compatibility. Here, we

Elemental Sulfur and Molybdenum Disulfide Composites for Li-S Batteries with Long Cycle Life and High-Rate Capability

May 12, 2016
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Christopher L. Soles, Philip T. Dirlam, Jungjin Park, Adam G. Simmonds, Kenneth Domanik, Kookheon Char, Richard Glass, Nicola Pinna, Yung-Eun Sung
The development of next-generation battery systems beyond Li-ion technology remains a crucial challenge in accommodating the evolving energy storage demands presented by electric vehicles and efficient storage of energy from intermittent renewable sources

Structural origins of enhanced capacity retention in novel copolymerized sulfur-based composite cathodes for high-energy density Li-S batteries

September 17, 2015
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Jenny J. Kim, Jennifer L. Schaefer, Steven D. Hudson, Christopher L. Soles, Adam Simmonds, Jared Griebel, Kookheon Char, Jeff Pyun
Poly(sulfur-random-(1,3-diisopropenylbenzene) (poly(S-r-DIB)) copolymers synthesized via inverse vulcanization form high molecular mass electrochemically active polymers capable of realizing enhanced capacity retention (1005 mAh/g at 100 cycles) and

Miniature all-solid-state heterostructure nanowire Li-ion batteries as a tool for engineering and structural diagnostics of nanoscale electrochemical processes.

August 15, 2014
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Thomas F. Lam, Dmitry A. Ruzmetov, Paul M. Haney, Henri J. Lezec, Albert Davydov, Sergiy Krylyuk, John Cumings, Albert A. Talin
Complex interfacial phenomena and phase transformations that govern the operation of Li-ion batteries (LiBs) require detailed nanoscale 3D structural and compositional characterization that can be directly related to the capacity and electrical transport

Solution-based functionalization of gallium nitride nanowires for protein sensor development

April 17, 2014
Albert Davydov, Elissa H. Williams, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Kristen L. Steffens, Igor Levin, Nancy J. Lin, Kristine A. Bertness, Amy Manocchi, M V. Rao, John A. Schreifels
A solution-based functionalization method for the specific and selective attachment of the streptavidin (SA) protein to gallium nitride (GaN) nanowires (NWs) is presented. By exploiting streptavidin's strong affinity for its ligand biotin, SA

Inverse Vulcanization of Elemental Sulfur to Prepare Polymeric Electrode Materials for Li-S Batteries

February 20, 2014
Christopher L. Soles, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Jenny J. Kim, Adam Simmonds, Jared Griebel, Jeff Pyun, Jungjin Park, Woo Jin Chung, Woo Tae Kim, Richard Glass, Yung-Eun Sun, Kookheon Char
Sulfur-rich copolymers were synthesized via inverse vulcanization to create electroactive cathode materials for lithium-sulfur battery applications. These materials exhibit enhanced capacity retention (1005 mAh/g at 100 cycles) and extended battery

Analytical Electron Microscopy of Semiconductor Nanowire Functional Materials and Devices for Emerging Applications.

October 2, 2013
Vladimir P. Oleshko, Elissa H. Williams, Albert Davydov, Sergiy Krylyuk, Abhishek Motayed, Dmitry A. Ruzmetov, Thomas F. Lam, Henri J. Lezec, Albert A. Talin
Functionalized individual semiconductor nanowires (SNWs) and 3D SNW arrays attract a continuously growing interest for applications in optoelectronics, sensing, and energy storage. High-resolution field-emission analytical (S)TEM enables critical insights

Electron Tweezers as a Tool for High Precision Manipulation of Nanoobjects

July 22, 2013
Vladimir P. Oleshko, James Howe
Trapping of nanometer size objects by optical tweezers is challenging because the forces become very small for nanoparticles and the resolving power of light optical (near-field) microscopy is currently limited to ~15 nm. Focused electron beams with much

Nitro-Aromatic Explosive Sensing Using GaN Nanowire - Titania Nanocluster Hybrids

May 1, 2013
Albert Davydov, Geetha G. Aluri, Abhishek Motayed, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Kristine A. Bertness, Mulpuri V. Rao
A highly sensitive and selective detection of traces of nitro-aromatic explosive compounds by functionalizing gallium nitride (GaN) nanowires with anatase phase titania (titanium dioxide, TiO2) nanoclusters is demonstrated. The ultraviolet light photo

Interfacial Reaction of Co-Fe Films with SiO_{2} Substrates

March 27, 2013
Leonid A. Bendersky, N. V. Kazantseva, Ursula R. Kattner, M K. Kang, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Dwight Hunter, Ichiro Takeuchi
The interdiffusion reaction between Co(1-x)Fex deposited films of various compositions (x = 0.27, 0.32 and 0.50) and an amorphous SiO2 substrate during annealing in vacuum at 800o C was identified by analytical transmission electron microscopy. The

Selective Streptavidin Bioconjugation on Si and SiC nanowires for Biosensor Applications.

January 14, 2013
Elissa H. Williams, John A. Schreifels, Mulpuri V. Rao, Albert Davydov, Vladimir P. Oleshko, Nancy J. Lin, Kristen L. Steffens, Sergiy Krylyuk, Kristine A. Bertness, Amy Manocchi, Yaroslav Koshka
A functionalization method for the specific and selective immobilization of the streptavidin (SA) protein on semiconductor nanowires (NWs) was developed. Silicon (Si) and silicon carbide (SiC) NWs were functionalized with 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane