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Electron Microscopy

Electron Microscopy

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Equipped with several Transmission (TEM) and Scanning (SEM) Electron Microscopes as well as related sample preparation equipment for the use of the UMass community as well as external customers. The Center serves both materials and life-sciences communities and most of the instruments options are focused on analytical capabilities such as Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS) and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS).

  • JEOL- JEM-2200FS Energy Filtered Transmission Electron Microscope

    The JEOL JEM-2200FS EFTEM features an in-column Electron Energy Loss Filter for EELS and EFTEM and an Oxford X-MAX 80mm2 Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer. The instrument is setup for analytical applications such as Electron Tomography while still maintaining high-resolution in High Angle Annular Dark Field Imaging.

    • Schottky Thermal Field Emitter Source
    • Oxford 80mm2 X-Max Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer (EDS)
    • Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy with HAADF
    • Electron Tomography (TEMT)

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  • JEOL JEM-2000FX Transmission Electron Microscope

    • LaB6 Source
    • 200kV Acceleration Voltage

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  • FEI Magellan 400 XHR-SEM

    The FEI Magellan 400 XHR-SEM is a thermal field emitter base high resolution microscope featuring an Oxford X-MAX 80mm2 Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer for element mapping. Low-Voltage Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy with HAADF.

    • Schottky Thermal Field Emitter Source
    • Oxford 80mm2 X-Max Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer (EDS)
    • Low-Voltage Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy with HAADF
    • Electron Backscattering Diffraction (EBSD)

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  • FEI Tecnai-T12 TEM

    The FEI Tecnai-T12 is a life sciences oriented Electron Microscope capable of imaging at cryo-temperatures.

    • LaB6 Source
    • 80-120kV Acceleration Voltage
    • Cryo-Transfer

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  • Asylum MFP-3D Scanning Probe Microscope

    Contact/Tapping Mode

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  • Bruker (Digital Instruments) Dimensions 3100

    Scanning Probe Microscope

    • Nanoscope IIIa Controller
    • Tapping Mode
    • Contact Mode

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  • Bruker (Digital Instruments) MultiMode

    Scanning Probe Microscope

    • Nanoscope IV Controller
    • Tapping Mode
    • Contact Mode

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  • Leica Ultracut UCT EM FCS

    Cryo-Ultramicrotome

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  • Leica (Reichert & Jung) Ultramicrotome

    Ultramicrotome

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  • FEI Vitrobot MKI

    Plunge Freeze

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  • Balzers Critical Point Dryer

  • Cressington 108 Sputter Coater

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  • Cressington 208 Sputter Coater

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Campus Users - Hourly Rates
JEOL 2200FS $75
FEI Magellan 400 $55
JEOL 2000FX, 6320 FVX $55
FEI Tecnai T12 $55
Sputter Coater CR108 $5/sample
Sputter Coater CR208 $7/sample
Ultramicrotome (any) $20
Balzers Critical Point Dryer $20
FEI Vitrobot - Plunge Freezer $20
Campus Users - Staff Assisted - Hourly Rates
JEOL 2200FS $95
FEI Magellan 400 $75
JEOL 2000FX, 6320 FVX $75
FEI Tecnai T12 $75
Ultramicrotome (any) $40
Balzers Critical Point Dryer $40
FEI Vitrobot - Plunge Freezer $40
External Users - Hourly Rates
ISU (Industry Self Use) - Any Instrument $150
ISU + Staff Assistance $250
ISU + Director Assistance $300
Liquid Nitrogen: sold at cost
Rates are subject to change, contact facility to verify current fees.


FY21 Specialized Service Center Approved Fees

Electron Microscopy: Equipped with several Transmission (TEM) and Scanning (SEM) Electron Microscopes as well as related sample preparation equipment for the use of the UMass community as well as external customers. The Center serves both materials and life-sciences communities and most of the instruments options are focused on analytical capabilities such as Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS) and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS). Equipment includes: JEOL- JEM-2200FS EFTEM, JEOL 2000FX TEM, FEI Magellan 400 XHR-SEM, and a FEI Tecnai-T12 TEM

FY21 Specialized Service Center Approved Fees

Updated January 2021

CORUM (access and reservations)

  • Bae, Jinhye. Assembly and Deformation of Amphiphilic Copolymers and Networks at Fluid Interfaces. 2015.
  • Beaulieu, Michael Ruosteoja. Applications of Planar and Patterned Metal Oxide Nanocomposites and Reactive Polymer Blends as Gas Permeation Membranes. 2013.
  • Bokel, Felicia. Solution Assembly of Conjugated Polymers. 2013.
  • Bolukbasi, Irem. Tailoring nanoparticles and polymers for cooperative interfacial and surface interactions. 2015.
  • Bryson, Kyle C.. Controlling the Assembly of Nanoparticles in Polymer Blends. 2016.
  • Chantarak, Sirinya. On the Assembly of Functionalized CdSe Nanorods. 2014.
  • Cherniawski, Benjamin. Molecular Design, Characterization, and Implementation of Organic Semiconducting Oligothiophenes. 2018.
  • Chiappelli, Maria C.. Tunable Photonic Multilayers from Stimulus-Responsive, Photo-Crosslinkable Polymers. 2015.
  • Choi, Jaewon. Guiding the Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in 2D and 3D with Minimal Patterning. 2017.
  • Dobosz, Kerianne. TUNING ELECTROSPUN NANOFIBERS AND CHEMISTRY TO ENHANCE THE FLUX AND FOULING RESISTANCE OF ULTRAFILTRATION. 2019.
  • Dornath, Paul J.. Rational Development of Carbon-Based Materials for Adsorption-Enhanced Conversion of Cellulose to Value-Added Chemicals. 2016.
  • Dunham, Brandon. MARKET-CONSCIOUS STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE AND STABILITY OF PLANAR, p-i-n HYBRID ORGANIC-INORGANIC METAL HALIDE PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS. 2020.
  • Duran, Lindsay. "THE EFFECT OF IMMEDIATE SALINE WATER CURING ON THE STRENGTH, COMPOSITION, AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF GEOPOLYMER CEMENT".Geotechnical Engineering Masters Projects (2015).
  • Evans, Gregory Connor. Engineering Polymers through Impact Modification and Superheated Liquid Processing. 2016.
  • Ferdous, Sunzida. Morphology Evolution Mechanisms of Low Band Gap Polymer-Based Photovoltaics. 2015.
  • Flagg, Daniel H.. POLYORGANOSILOXANES: MOLECULAR NANOPARTICLES, NANOCOMPOSITES AND INTERFACES. 2017.
  • Gai, Yue. SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND APPLICATION OF BLOCK COPOLYMER AND NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITES. 2017.
  • Gao, Yige. NANOPARTICLE ASSEMBLIES AT LIQUID INTERFACES AS REVEALED BY SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY. 2020.
  • Gu, Yu. ON THE MORPHOLOGY OF POLYMER-BASED SOLAR CELLS TO ACHIEVE HIGHER DEVICE PERFORMANCE. 2014.
  • Gupta, Rohit. Investigating the Role of Topological Frustration on Morphology of Novel Multiblock Copolymers. 2018.
  • Hendricks, Nicholas. Porous Metal Oxide Materials Through Novel Fabrication Procedures. 2012.
  • Howell, Irene. FABRICATION OF HIGH REFRACTIVE INDEX, PERIODIC, COMPOSITE NANOSTRUCTURES FOR PHOTONIC AND SENSING APPLICATIONS. 2018.
  • Jiang, Hao. Materials Engineering, Switching Mechanism and Novel Applications of Memristive Devices. 2018.
  • Jiang, Ziwen. Non-cationic Polymeric Materials for Therapeutic Delivery Applications. 2020.
  • Kanbargi, Nihal. ENGINEERING NEXT GENERATION ANISOTROPIC MATERIALS AND COMPOSITES. 2018.
  • Kim, Hyunki. SYNTHESIS OF FUNCTIONAL NANOCOMPOSITES AND STUDIES OF LIGHT-INDUCED ASSEMBLIES AT INTERFACES. 2020.
  • Kim, Paul Y.. Particles Confined by Fluid Interfaces: Imaging Particle Motion, Interface Deformation and Capillary Forces. 2017.
  • kopanati, gayathri. Amorphous-Crystalline Brush Block Copolymers: Phase Behavior, Rheology and Composite Design. 2019.
  • Kratz, Katrina A. Phosphorylcholine Substituted Polyolefins: New Syntheses, Solution Assemblies, and Polymer Vesicles. 2012.
  • Kuenstler, Alexa Simone. PHOTOTHERMAL AND PHOTOCHEMICAL STRATEGIES FOR LIGHTINDUCED SHAPE-MORPHING OF SOFT MATERIALS. 2020.
  • Kumar, Vikash. DEPOLYMERIZABLE AND DISSIPATIVE CHEMICAL SYSTEMS: ROLE IN MATERIAL SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATIONS. 2020.
  • Lampe, Matthew Joseph. DOUBLE-NETWORK MATERIALS VIA FRONTAL POLYMERIZATION & SUPERCRITICAL CO2 PROCESSING. 2019.
  • Lanier, Laura A.. Bioinspired Complex Nanoarchitectures by DNA Supramolecular Polymerization. 2019.
  • Lawrence, Jimmy. Functional Nanostructures from Nanoparticle Building Blocks. 2015.
  • Letteri, Rachel A.. Functional Hydrophilic Polymers for Solution Assembly and Non-Viral Gene Therapy. 2016.
  • Li, Cheng. Refractive Index Engineering and Optical Properties Enhancement by Polymer Nanocomposites. 2016.
  • Li, Longyu. Responsive Supramolecular Assemblies Based on Amphiphilic Polymers and Hybrid Materials. 2015.
  • Li, Shengkai. Fabrication of Functional Nano-Structured Materials and Devices Using Supercritical Fluids. 2017.
  • Li, Wenhao. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Fabrication of Key Components in Miniature Energy Storage Devices. 2019.
  • Lucas, Jeffrey M.. FLEXIBLE TETHERS IN MULTI-CHROMOPHORIC SYSTEMS: LINKING PHOTOPHYSICS WITH ASSEMBLY. 2014.
  • Meng, Xiangxi. Electrospinning Fibers via Complex Coacervation. 2021.
  • Miesch, Caroline Laure Marie. FUNCTIONAL NANOPARTICLES AT INTERFACES: EMULSION STABILIZATION AND TRIGGERED INVERSION. 2014.
  • Naik, Aditi. DIRECT PRINTING OF CONDUCTIVE INKS FOR ORGANIC ELECTRONICS AND WEARABLE MICROFLUIDICS. 2019.
  • Pi, Shuang. MEMRISTIVE NANODEVICES AND ARRAYS: SCALING AND NOVEL APPLICATIONS. 2018.
  • Posey, Nicholas D.. Bio-inspired Polymers that Bind and Deliver Protein Cargo. 2019.
  • Renna, Lawrence A.. Characterization of Electronic and Ionic Transport in Soft and Hard Functional Materials. 2017.
  • Sabnis, Sanket. Synthesis of Inorganic Porous Materials With Tunable Morphology for Molecular Adsorption and Separation. 2021.
  • Sarapas, Joel M.. Thiol-ene Chemistry as an Enabler of New Polymer Structures and Architectures. 2017.
  • Tran, Yen. Force-Responsive, Cryptic Materials and Their Applications. 2021.
  • Vattipalli, Vivek. Synthesis and Molecular Transport Studies in Zeolites and Nanoporous Membranes. 2019.
  • Wang, Xinyu. FUNCTIONAL NANOCOMPOSITES FROM SELF-ASSEMBLY OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS WITH NANOPARTICLES. 2014.
  • Xie, Wanting. EXTREME DYNAMICS OF NANOMATERIALS UNDER HIGH-RATE MECHANICAL STIMULI. 2019.
  • Zeng, Di. TARGETED DESIGN OF CO-CONTINUOUS NANOSTRUCTURES IN COPOLYMERS. 2019.
  • Zhang, Di. Fabrication of Binder-Free Electrodes Based on Graphene Oxide with CNT for Decrease of Resistance. 2020.
  • Zhang, Zhiyun. INVESTIGATE THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SILVER NANOPARTICLES AND SPINACH LEAF BY SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPIC MAPPING. 2016.
  • Zhang, Zhiyun. Investigate the Interactions between Silver Nanoparticles and Leafy Vegetables Using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Mapping Technique. 2020.
  • Zhou, Yiliang. Direct Printing/Patterning of Key Components for Biosensor Devices. 2019.
  • Zhou, Zimu. RESISTIVE SWITCHING CHARACTERISTICS OF NANOSTRUCTURED AND SOLUTION-PROCESSED COMPLEX OXIDE ASSEMBLIES. 2020.

Publications with EM staff authorship:

2021

  1. Zuraw-Weston, S.; Siavashpouri, M.; Moustaka, M. E.; Gerling, T.; Dietz, H.; Fraden, S.; Ribbe, A.; Dinsmore, A. Membrane remodeling by DNA origami nanorods: Experiments exploring the parameter space for vesicle remodeling. Langmuir, 2021, submitted, x–x.
  2. Yavitt, B.; Salatto, D.; Zhou, Y.; Huang, Z.; Endoh, M.; Wiegart, L.; Bocharova, V.; Ribbe, A.; Sokolov, A.; Schweizer, K.; Koga, T. Collective nanoparticle dynamics associated with bridging network formation in model polymer nanocomposites. ACS Nano, 2021, submitted, x–x.
  3. Gupta, R.; Misra, M.; Zhang, W,; Mukhtyar, A.; Gido, S.P.; Ribbe, A.; Escobedo, F.S.; Coughlin, E.B. Topological Frustration as a New Parameter to Tune Morphology Revealed through Exploring the Continuum between A‑B‑C 3‑Arm 3 Star and Linear Triblock Polymers. Macromolecules, 2021, asap, x–x. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00277.
  4. Okoroanyanwu, Y.; Bhardwaj, A.; Einck, V.; Ribbe, A.; Hu, W.; Morere Rodriguez, J.; Schmidt, W.R. Watkins, J.J. Rapid Preparation and Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications of Silicon Carbide and Silicon Oxycarbide Ceramic/Carbon Nanocomposites Derived Via Flash Photothermal Pyrolysis of Organosilicon Preceramic Polymers. Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33(2), 678-694.doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c04048.
  5. Sun, Y.-L.; Montz, B.J.; Selhorst, R.; Tang, H.-Y.; Zhu, J.; Nevin, K.P.; Woodard, T.L.; Ribbe, A.E.; Russell, T.P.; Nonnenmann, S.S.; Lovley, D.R.; Emrick, T. Solvent-induced Assembly of Microbial Protein Nanowires into Superstructured Bundles. Biomacromolecules, 2021, 22(3), 1305-1311. doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01790.

2020

  1. Fei, H.-F.; Long, Y.; Yu, H.-Y..; Yavitt, B.M.; Fan, W.; Ribbe, A.; Watkins, J.J. Bimodal Mesoporous Carbon Spheres with Small and UltraLarge Pores Fabricated Using Amphiphilic Brush Block Copolymer Micelle Templates. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12(51), 57322–57329. doi:10.1021/acsami.0c16566.
  2. Zhou1,Y; Yavitt, B.M.; Zhou,Z.; Bocharova, V.; Salatto, D.; Endoh, M.K.; Ribbe, A.E.; Sokolov, P.; Koga, T.; Schweizer, K.S. Bridging Controlled Network Microstructure and Long Wavelength Fluctuations in Silica-Poly(2-vinylpyridine) Nanocomposites: Experimental Results and Theoretical Analysis. Macromolecules, 2020, 53(16), 6984–6994. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01391.
  3. Jiang, Z.; He, H.; Ribbe, A.; Thayumanavan, S. Blended Assemblies of Amphiphilic Random and Block Copolymers for Tunable Encapsulation and Release of Hydrophobic Guest Molecules. Macromolecules 2020, 53, 2713–2723. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02595.
  4. Kumar, V.; Harris, J.; Ribbe, A.; Franc, M.; Bae, Y.; McNeil, A,; Thayumanavan, S. Construction from Destruction: Hydrogel Formation from Triggered Depolymerization-Based Release of an Enzymatic Catalyst. ACS Macro Letters 2020, 9(3), 377-381. doi:doi.org/10.1021/acsmacrolett.0c00023.
  5. Srivastava, S.; Ribbe, A.E.; Russell, T.P.; Hoagland, D.A. In Situ Electron Microscopy of Polyethylene Glycol Crystals Grown in Thin Ionic Liquids Films. Journal of Polymer Science 2020, 58(3), 478-486. doi:10.1002/pol.20190120.

2019

  1. Fei, H.; Li, W.; Hu, X.; Nuguri, S.; Ribbe, A.; Watkins, J. Ordered Nanoporous Carbons with Broadly Tunable Pore Size using Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Templates. Macromolecules 2019, 141(42), 17006-17014. doi:10.1021/jacs.9b09572.
  2. Fei, H.; Yavitt, B.; Hu, X.; Kopanati, G.; Ribbe, A. E.; Watkins, J. The Influence of Molecular Architecture and Chain Flexibility on the Phase Map of Polystyrene-block-Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Brush Block Copolymers. Macromolecules 2019, 52(17), 6449-6457. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00843.
  3. Gao, Y.; Srivastava, S.; Kim, P.Y.; Hoagland, D.; Russell, T. P.; Ribbe, A.E., J. Impact of Electron Energy and Dose on Particle Dynamics Imaging in the Scanning Electron Microscope. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2019, 25/S2, 1670-1671. doi: 10.1017/S14319276190090851.
  4. Dutta, K.; Bochicchio, D.; Ribbe, A. E.; Alfandari, D.; Mager, J.; Pavan, G.M.; Thayumanavan, S. A Symbiotic Self-assembly Strategy towards Lipid-encased Crosslinked Polymer Nanoparticle for Efficient Gene Silencing. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, 11, 24971−24983. doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b04731.
  5. Raghupathi, K.; Kumar, V.; Sridhar, U.; Ribbe, A. E.; He, H.; Thayumanavan, S. Role of Oligoethylene Glycol Side Chain Length in Responsive Polymeric Nanoassemblies. Langmuir 2019, 35(24), 7929-7936. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b00676.
  6. Kim, P. Y.; Gao, Y.; Chai, Y.; Ashby, P. D.; Ribbe, A. E.; Hoagland, D. A.; Russell, T. P. Assessing Pair Interaction Potentials of Nanoparticles on Liquid Interfaces. ACS Nano 2019, 13(3), 2075-3082. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b08189.
  7. [84]   Kim, H.;  So, S.;  Ribbe, A.;  Liu, Y.;  Hu, W.;  Duzhko, V. V.;  Hayward, R. C.; Emrick, T., Functional polymers for growth and stabilization of CsPbBr3 perovskite nanoparticles. Chemical Communications 2019, 55 (12), 1833-1836. doi: 10.1039/c8cc09343a.

2018

  1. Jiang, L. Y.;  Nykypanchuk, D.;  Ribbe, A. E.; Rzayev, J., One-Shot Synthesis and Melt Self-Assembly of Bottlebrush Copolymers with a Gradient Compositional Profile. ACS Macro Letters 2018, 7(6), 619-623. doi: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00273.
  2. Sen, M.;  Jiang, N. S.;  Endoh, M. K.;  Koga, T.;  Ribbe, A.;  Rahman, A.;  Kawaguchi, D.;  Tanaka, K.; Smilgies, D. M., Locally Favored Two-Dimensional Structures of Block Copolymer Melts on Nonneutral Surfaces. Macromolecules 2018, 51(2), 520-528. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02506.
  3. Sun, Y. L.;  Tang, H. Y.;  Ribbe, A.;  Duzhko, V.;  Woodard, T. L.;  Ward, J. E.;  Bai, Y.;  Nevin, K. P.;  Nonnenmann, S. S.;  Russell, T.;  Emrick, T.; Lovley, D. R., Conductive Composite Materials Fabricated from Microbially Produced Protein Nanowires. Small 2018, 14(44), 5. doi: 10.1002/smll.201802624.
  4. Yu, D. M.;  Mapas, J. K. D.;  Kim, H.;  Choi, J.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Rzayev, J.; Russell, T. P., Evaluation of the Interaction Parameter for Poly(solketal methacrylate)-block-polystyrene Copolymers. Macromolecules 2018, 51(3), 1031-1040. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02221.
  5. Zeng, D.;  Ribbe, A.;  Kim, H.; Hayward, R. C., Stress-Induced Orientation of Cocontinuous Nanostructures within Randomly End-Linked Copolymer Networks. Acs Macro Letters 2018, 7(7), 828-833. doi. 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00453.

2017

  1. Dutta, K.;  Hu, D.;  Zhao, B.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Zhuang, J. M.; Thayumanavan, S., Templated Self-Assembly of a Covalent Polymer Network for Intracellular Protein Delivery and Traceless Release. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139 (16), 5676-5679. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b01214.
  2. [77]   Lu, X. M.;  Song, D. P.;  Ribbe, A.; Watkins, J. J., Chiral Arrangements of Au Nanoparticles with Prescribed Handedness Templated by Helical Pores in Block Copolymer Films. Macromolecules 2017, 50 (14), 5293-5300. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01364.
  3. Zeng, D.;  Ribbe, A.; Hayward, R. C., Anisotropic and Interconnected Nanoporous Materials from Randomly End-Linked Copolymer Networks. Macromolecules 2017, 50 (12), 4668-4676. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00007.

2016

  1. Bai, W.;  Jiang, Z. W.;  Ribbe, A. E.; Thayumanavan, S., Smart Organic Two-Dimensional Materials Based on a Rational Combination of Non-covalent Interactions. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2016, 55 (36), 10707-10711. doi: 10.1002/anie.201605050
  2. Bai, Y.;  Chang, C. C.;  Zhao, X. J.;  Ribbe, A.;  Bolukbasi, I.;  Szyndler, M. J.;  Crosby, A. J.; Emrick, T., Mechanical Restoration of Damaged Polymer Films by "Repair-and-Go". Advanced Functional Materials 2016, 26 (6), 857-863. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201503947.
  3. Kim, P. Y.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Russell, T. P.; Hoagland, D. A., Visualizing the Dynamics of Nanoparticles in Liquids by Scanning Electron Microscopy. Acs Nano 2016, 10 (6), 6257-6264. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b02432.
  4. Song, D. P.;  Gai, Y.;  Yavitt, B. M.;  Ribbe, A.;  Gido, S.; Watkins, J. J., Structural Diversity and Phase Behavior of Brush Block Copolymer Nanocomposites. Macromolecules 2016, 49 (17), 6480-6488. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01602.
  5. Song, D. P.;  Naik, A.;  Li, S. K.;  Ribbe, A.; Watkins, J. J., Rapid, Large-Area Synthesis of Hierarchical Nanoporous Silica Hybrid Films on Flexible Substrates. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138 (41), 13473-13476. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b06947.
  6. Wang, Z. R.;  Jiang, H.;  Jang, M. H.;  Lin, P.;  Ribbe, A.;  Xia, Q. F.; Yang, J. J., Electrochemical metallization switching with a platinum group metal in different oxides. Nanoscale 2016, 8 (29), 14023-14030. doi: 10.1039/c6nr01085g.

2015

  1. Chiappelli, M. C.;  Ribbe, A.;  Hauser, A. W.; Hayward, R. C., Photonic polymer multilayers for colorimetric radiation sensing. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical 2015, 208, 85-89. doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2014.10.113.
  2. Li, L. Y.;  Yuan, C. H.;  Zhou, D. M.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Kittilstved, K. R.; Thayumanavan, S., Utilizing Reversible Interactions in Polymeric Nanoparticles To Generate Hollow Metal-Organic Nanoparticles. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2015, 54 (44), 12991-12995. doi: 10.1002/anie.201505242.
  3. Ribbe, A. E.;  Kim, P.;  Hoagland, D.; Russell, T. P. In Thickness mapping of freestanding Ionic Liquid films using Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy in the TEM, Microscopy & Microanalysis, 2015, 21(S3), pp 1555-1556. doi: 10.1017/S1431927615008557.
  4. Wei, D.;  Huynh, C.; Ribbe, A. E. In Focused Ne+ Ion Beams for Final Polishing of TEM Lamella Prepared Through GaFIB Systems, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Microscopy Society of America: 2015, 21(S3), pp 1409-1410. doi: 10.1017/S1431927615007825.

2014

  1. Kosif, I.;  Chang, C. C.;  Bai, Y.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Balazs, A. C.; Emrick, T., Picking up Nanoparticles with Functional Droplets. Advanced Materials Interfaces 2014, 1(5), 1400121. doi: 10.1002/admi.201400121.

2013

  1. Kim, P.;  David, E.;  Raboin, L.;  Ribbe, A. E.;  Russell, T. P.; Hoagland, D. A., Ionic Liquids as Floatation Media for Cryo-Ultramicrotomy of Soft Polymeric Materials. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2013, 19(6), 1554-1557. doi: 10.1017/s143192761301355x.

2012

  1. Ribbe, A. E.;  Kim, P.;  Hoagland, D. E.; Russell, T. P. In Diffusion processes in Ionic liquids observed via low voltage scanning electron microscopy, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Microscopy Society of America: 2012, 18(S2), pp 1618-1619. doi: 10.1017/S1431927612009944.
  2. Bae, J.;  Lawrence, J.;  Miesch, C.;  Ribbe, A.;  Li, W.;  Emrick, T.;  Zhu, J.; Hayward, R. C., Multifunctional Nanoparticle-Loaded Spherical and Wormlike Micelles Formed by Interfacial Instabilities. Advanced Materials 2012, 24 (20), 2735-2741. doi: 10.1002/adma.201200570.

2011

  1. He, Y.;  Ye, T.;  Ribbe, A. E.; Mao, C. D., DNA-Templated Fabrication of Two-Dimensional Metallic Nanostructures by Thermal Evaporation Coating. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133 (6), 1742-1744. doi: 10.1021/ja1060092.
  2. Loaiza, A.;  Ronau, J. A.;  Ribbe, A.;  Stanciu, L.;  Burgner, J. W.;  Paul, L. N.; Abu-Omar, M. M., Folding dynamics of phenylalanine hydroxylase depends on the enzyme's metallation state: the native metal, iron, protects against aggregate intermediates. European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 2011, 40 (8), 959-968. doi: 10.1007/s00249-011-0711-6.

Publications from EM usage:

2021

  1. Song, Dong-Po, Wenhao Li, Janghoon Park, Hua-Feng Fei, Aditi R. Naik, Shengkai Li, Yiliang Zhou, Yue Gai, and James J. Watkins. “Millisecond Photothermal Carbonization for In-Situ Fabrication of Mesoporous Graphitic Carbon Nanocomposite Electrode Films.” Carbon 174 (April 2021): 439–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.12.036.
  2. Kretzmann, Jessica A., David C. Luther, Cameron W. Evans, Taewon Jeon, William Jerome, Sanjana Gopalakrishnan, Yi-Wei Lee, Marck Norret, K. Swaminathan Iyer, and Vincent M. Rotello. “Regulation of Proteins to the Cytosol Using Delivery Systems with Engineered Polymer Architecture.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 143, no. 12 (March 11, 2021): 4758–65. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.1c00258.

2020

  1. Javaid, Hamza, Volodimyr V. Duzhko, and D. Venkataraman. “Hole Transport Bilayer for Highly Efficient and Stable Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells.” ACS Applied Energy Materials 4, no. 1 (December 30, 2020): 72–80. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c01806.
  2. Hamilton, Heather S. C., and Laura C. Bradley. “Probing the Morphology Evolution of Chemically Anisotropic Colloids Prepared by Homopolymerization- and Copolymerization-Induced Phase Separation.” Polymer Chemistry 11, no. 2 (2020): 230–35. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9py01166h.

2018

  1. Sunilkumar Khandavalli, Patrick Rogers, and Jonathan P. Rothstein. Roll-to-roll fabrication of hierarchicalsuperhydrophobic surfaces. Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 041601 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5037946
  2. Yan, Yan, Yueyue Qi, and Wei Chen. “Strategies to Hydrophilize Silicones via Spontaneous Adsorption of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) from Aqueous Solution.” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 546 (June 2018): 186–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.03.024.
  3. Dobosz, Kerianne M., Christopher A. Kuo-LeBlanc, Todd Emrick, and Jessica D. Schiffman. “Antifouling Ultrafiltration Membranes with Retained Pore Size by Controlled Deposition of Zwitterionic Polymers and Poly(Ethylene Glycol).” Langmuir 35, no. 5 (August 27, 2018): 1872–81. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b02184.
  4. Ward, Sarah M., Matthew Skinner, Banishree Saha, and Todd Emrick. “Polymer–Temozolomide Conjugates as Therapeutics for Treating Glioblastoma.” Molecular Pharmaceutics 15, no. 11 (October 15, 2018): 5263–76. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.8b00766.
  5. Kashyap, Srishti, Elizabeth C. Sklute, M. Darby Dyar, and James F. Holden. “Reduction and Morphological Transformation of Synthetic Nanophase Iron Oxide Minerals by Hyperthermophilic Archaea.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (July 11, 2018). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01550.
  6. Serrano, Banyuhay P., and Jeanne A. Hardy. “Phosphorylation by Protein Kinase A Disassembles the Caspase-9 Core.” Cell Death & Differentiation 25, no. 6 (January 19, 2018): 1025–39. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41418-017-0052-9.

2017

  1. Dobosz, Kerianne M., Christopher A. Kuo-Leblanc, Tyler J. Martin, and Jessica D. Schiffman. “Ultrafiltration Membranes Enhanced with Electrospun Nanofibers Exhibit Improved Flux and Fouling Resistance.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 56, no. 19 (May 3, 2017): 5724–33. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00631.
  2. Nawaz, Tabish, Manisha Jassal, Sukalyan Sengupta, and Sankha Bhowmick. “Functional Group Penetration Thickness and Intraparticle Diffusivity of Electrospun Poly(Acrylonitrile) Ion-Exchange Fibers.” Colloid and Polymer Science 295, no. 10 (August 1, 2017): 2069–75. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-017-4159-9.
  3. Wang, Jiaying, Satyan Choudhary, William L. Harrigan, Alfred J. Crosby, Kevin R. Kittilstved, and Stephen S. Nonnenmann. “Transferable Memristive Nanoribbons Comprising Solution-Processed Strontium Titanate Nanocubes.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, no. 12 (March 16, 2017): 10847–54. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b00220.
  4. Nawaz, Tabish, and Sukalyan Sengupta. “Silver Recovery from Laundry Washwater: The Role of Detergent Chemistry.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6, no. 1 (December 5, 2017): 600–608. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02933.

2016

  1. Hayashi, Jennifer M., Chu-Yuan Luo, Jacob A. Mayfield, Tsungda Hsu, Takeshi Fukuda, Andrew L. Walfield, Samantha R. Giffen, et al. “Spatially Distinct and Metabolically Active Membrane Domain in Mycobacteria.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, no. 19 (April 25, 2016): 5400–5405. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1525165113.
  2. Zhang, Zhiyun, Huiyuan Guo, Thomas Carlisle, Arnab Mukherjee, Amanda Kinchla, Jason C. White, Baoshan Xing, and Lili He. “Evaluation of Postharvest Washing on Removal of Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs) from Spinach Leaves.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64, no. 37 (September 7, 2016): 6916–22. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02705.
  3. Karki, Akchheta, Lien Nguyen, Bhanushee Sharma, Yan Yan, and Wei Chen. “Unusual Morphologies of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Thin Films Adsorbed on Poly(Dimethylsiloxane) Substrates.” Langmuir 32, no. 13 (March 22, 2016): 3191–98. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b00470.
  4. Gai, Yue, Ying Lin, Dong-Po Song, Benjamin M. Yavitt, and James J. Watkins. “Strong Ligand–Block Copolymer Interactions for Incorporation of Relatively Large Nanoparticles in Ordered Composites.” Macromolecules 49, no. 9 (April 27, 2016): 3352–60. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02609.
  5. Flagg, Daniel H., and Thomas J. McCarthy. “Rediscovering Silicones: MQ Copolymers.” Macromolecules 49, no. 22 (November 2016): 8581–92. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01852.
  6. Selhorst, Ryan C., Egle Puodziukynaite, Jeffrey A. Dewey, Peijian Wang, Michael D. Barnes, Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, and Todd Emrick. “Tetrathiafulvalene-Containing Polymers for Simultaneous Non-Covalent Modification and Electronic Modulation of MoS2 Nanomaterials.” Chemical Science 7, no. 7 (2016): 4698–4705. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6sc00305b.
  7. Tan, Yang, Ramesh Y. Adhikari, Nikhil S. Malvankar, Shuang Pi, Joy E. Ward, Trevor L. Woodard, Kelly P. Nevin, Qiangfei Xia, Mark T. Tuominen, and Derek R. Lovley. “Synthetic Biological Protein Nanowires with High Conductivity.” Small 12, no. 33 (July 13, 2016): 4481–85. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201601112.

2015

  1. Liu, Wei, Vijesh A. Tanna, Benjamin M. Yavitt, Christos Dimitrakopoulos, and H. Henning Winter. “Fast Production of High-Quality Graphene via Sequential Liquid Exfoliation.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, no. 49 (December 2, 2015): 27027–30. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b08494.

2014

  1. Goodrich, Cyrena Anne, George E. Harlow, James A. Van Orman, Stephen R. Sutton, Michael J. Jercinovic, and Takashi Mikouchi. “Petrology of Chromite in Ureilites: Deconvolution of Primary Oxidation States and Secondary Reduction Processes.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 135 (June 2014): 126–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.02.028.
  2. Rieger, Katrina A., and Jessica D. Schiffman. “Electrospinning an Essential Oil: Cinnamaldehyde Enhances the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Chitosan/Poly(Ethylene Oxide) Nanofibers.” Carbohydrate Polymers 113 (November 2014): 561–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.06.075.

2013

  1. Gu, Weiyin, Hui Zhao, Qingshuo Wei, E. Bryan Coughlin, Patrick Theato, and Thomas P. Russell. “Line Patterns from Cylinder-Forming Photocleavable Block Copolymers.” Advanced Materials 25, no. 34 (July 19, 2013): 4690–95. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201301556.
  2. John, Jacob, YuYing Tang, Jonathan P Rothstein, James J Watkins, and Kenneth R Carter. “Large-Area, Continuous Roll-to-Roll Nanoimprinting with PFPE Composite Molds.” Nanotechnology 24, no. 50 (November 27, 2013): 505307. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/24/50/505307.