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24. Rieger, K.A., Schiffman, J.D. (2014) "Electrospinning an essential oil: Cinnamaldehyde enhances the antimicrobial efficacy of chitosan/poly(ethylene oxide) nanofibers" Carbohydrate Polymers. 113(1) 561-568. link.
23. Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D. (2014) "Characterization of self-assembled polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles formed from chitosan and pectin" Langmuir. 30(12) 3441-3447. link.
22. Rieger, K.A., Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D. (2013) "Designing electrospun nanofiber mats to promote wound healing – A review" Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 1(36) 4531-4541. link.
  21. Brenner, E.K., Schiffman, J.D., Toth, L.J., Szewczyk, J.C., Schauer, C.L. (2013) "Phosphate salts facilitate the electrospinning of hyaluronic acid fiber mats" Journal of Materials Science. 48(22) 7805-7811. link.
  20. Schiffman*, J.D., Kiechel*, M.A., Donius, A.E., Wegst, U.G., Schauer, C.L. (2013) "Crosslinked poly(allylamine) fibers electrospun from basic and acidic solutions" Journal of Materials Science. 48(22) 7856-7862. link. *these authors contributed equally.
19. Hoover, L.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2013) "Nanofibers in thin-film composite membrane support layers: Enabling expanded application of forward and pressure retarded osmosis" Desalination. 308, 73-81. link.
  18. Engel, Y., Schiffman, J.D., Goddard, J.D., Rotello, V.M. (2012) "Nanomanufacturing of biomaterials" Materials Today. 15(11) 80-87. link.
17. Zodrow, K.R., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2012) "Biodegradable polymer (PLGA) coatings featuring cinnamaldehyde and carvacrol mitigate biofilm formation" Langmuir. 28(39) 13993–13999. link.
  16. Brenner, E.K., Schiffman, J.D., Thomson, E.S., Toth, L.J., Schauer, C.L. (2012) "Electrospinning of hyaluronic acid nanofibers from aqueous ammonium solutions." Carbohydrate Polymers. 87(1) 926-929. link.
15. Schiffman, J.D., Wang, Y., Giannelis, E.P., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Biocidal activity of plasma modified electrospun polysulfone mats functionalized with polyethyleneimine-capped silver nanoparticles." Langmuir. 27(21) 13159-13164. link.
14. Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Antibacterial activity of electrospun polymer mats with incorporated narrow diameter single-walled carbon nanotubes." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 3(2) 462-468. link.
  13. Schiffman, J.D., Blackford, A.C., Wegst, U.G.K., Schauer, C.L. (2011) "Carbon black immobilized in electrospun chitosan membranes." Carbohydrate Polymers. 84(4) 1252-1257. link.
  12. Vecitis, C.D., Schnoor, M., Rahaman, M.S., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M., (2011) "Electrochemical multiwalled carbon nanotube filter for viral and bacterial removal and inactivation." Environmental Science & Technology. 45 (8) 3672–3679. link.
11. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Hoover, L.A., Kim, Y.C., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Thin-film composite pressure retarded osmosis membranes for sustainable power generation from salinity gradients."Environmental Science & Technology. 45(10) 4360–4369. link.
10. Tiraferri, A., Yip, N.Y., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Relating performance of thin-film composite forward osmosis membranes to support layer structure and formation." Journal of Membrane Science. 367, 340-352. link. In Top 25 Most-Cited Articles of 2010 & 2011
9. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2010) "High performance thin-film composite membrane for forward osmosis desalination." Environmental Science & Technology. 44(10) 3812-3818. link.
  8. Schiffman, J.D., Stulga, L.A., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Crystalization of chitin and chitosan: Transformations due to the electrospinning process." Polymer Engineering and Science." 49(10) 1918-1928. link.
  7. Binetti, V.E., Schiffman, J.D., Leafer, O.D., Spanier, J.E., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Piezoelectric response of the Greta oto wing." Integrative Biology. 1(3) 324-329. link.
6. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Solid state characterization of α-chitin from Vanessa cardui Linnaeus wings." Materials Science and Engineering, C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems. 29(4) 1370-1374. link.
  5. Laudenslager, M.L., Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2008) "Carboxymethyl chitosan as a matrix material for platinum, gold, and silver nanoparticles." Biomacromolecules. 9(10) 2682-2685. link.
4. Garipcan, B., Winters, J., Atchison, J.S., Cathell, M., Schiffman, J.D., Leaffer, O.D., Nonnenmann, S.S., Schauer, C.L., Pikin, E., Nabet, B., Spanier, J.E. (2008) "Controllable formation of nano-scale patterns on TiO2 by conductive-AFM nanolithography."Langmuir. 24(16) 8944-8949. link.
  3. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2008) "A review: Electrospinning of biopolymer nanofibers and their applications." Polymer Reviews. 48(2) 317-352. link.
  2. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2007) "One-step electrospinning of cross-linked chitosan nanofibers." Biomacromolecules. 8(9) 2665-2667. link.
1. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2007) "Cross-linking chitosan nanofibers." Biomacromolecules. 8(2) 594-601. link. In Top 20 Most-Accessed Articles of 2007
 
Patents
  3. Schiffman, J.D., Rieger, K.A., "Electrospun chitosan nanofiber mats." US Provisional Patent. Application No.: 61/888,164, filed October 16, 2013.
  2. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M., "High performance thin-film composite membrane for forward osmosis desalination." US Patent 2011/069060. link.
  1. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., "Fibrous mats containing chitosan nanofibers." US Patent 2010/0216211. link.
 
Book Chapters
  4. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., “Biopolymer nanofibers: Electrospinning.” in Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials. Munmaya Mishra (Ed) Taylor & Francis Group. (2014) ISBN 1439898790. Invited
  3. Dubin, P.L., Schiffman, J.D., Zheng, B., "Polycation-tethered micelles as immobilized detergents for NAPL remediation", Novel Solutions to Water Pollution, ACS Symposium Series, Vol.3, Chapter 7, (2013) pp 97–109. ISBN13: 9780841227545. link .
  2. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., "Permeability studies of chitosan and chitin nanofibrous meshes", in Nanofibers: Fabrication, performance, and applications, W.N. Chang (Ed) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, (2009) ISBN 978-1-60741-947-1.
  1. McIlwee, H.A., Schiffman, J.D., Cathell, M.D., Schauer, C.L., "Deposition of chitosan: Electrospinning and thin films," in Current research and developments on chitin and chitosan in biomaterial science. R. Jayakumar and M. Prabaharan (Eds) Research Signpost, Kerala (2008) pp. 81-122.