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Jun Lou

Professor in Materials Science and NanoEngineering; Professor of Chemistry

Publications

S. Lei, L. Ge, S. Najmaei*, A. George, R. Kappera, J. Lou, M. Chhowalla, H. Yamaguchi, G. Gupta, R. Vajtai, A. Mohite, P.M. Ajayan, Evolution of the Electronic Band Structure and Efficient Photo-detection in Atomic Layers of InSe, ACS Nano, Vol. 8 (2), 1263-1272, 2014.

C. Peng, Z. Jia, H. Neilson, T. Li and J. Lou In Situ Electro-Mechanical Experiments and Mechanics Modeling of Fracture in Indium Tin Oxide-based Multi-layer Electrodes.  Advanced Engineering Materials

Y. Yang*, X. Liang, W. Chen*, L. Cao*, M. Li*, B.W. Sheldon, and J. LouQuantification and Promotion of Interfacial Interactions between Carbon Nanotubes and Polymer Derived Ceramics, Carbon, Vol. 95, 964-971, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.08.104

L Yang, W Chen*, KM McCreary, BT Jonker, J Lou, SA Crooker, Spin Coherence and Dephasing of Localized Electrons in Monolayer MoS2, Nano Letters, Vol. 15(12), 8250-8254, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03771

B. Li, G. Shi, S. Lei, Y. He, W. Gao, Y. Gong, G. Ye, W. Zhou, K. Keyshar, J. Hao, P. Dong*, L. Ge, J. Lou, J. Kono, R. Vajtai, P. Ajayan, 3D Band Diagram and Photoexcitation of 2D-3D Semiconductor Heterojunctions, Nano Letters, Vol. 15(9), 5919-5925, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02012

Z. Yan, L. Ma, Y. Zhu, I. Lahiri, M. Hahm, Z. Liu, S. Yang, C. Xiang, W. Lu, Z. Peng, Z. Sun, C. Kittrell, J. Lou, W. Choi, P.M. Ajayan and J.M. Tour 3D Metal-graphene-nanotube Multifunctional Hybrid Materials.  

C. Zhang, J. Lou, J. Song, A Cohesive Law for Interfaces in Graphene/Hexagonal Boron Nitride Heterostructure, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, 144308, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4870825. 

C. Zhang, J. Lou, J. Song, A Cohesive Law for Interfaces in Graphene/Hexagonal Boron Nitride Heterostructure, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, 144308, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4870825. 

Z. Jia, C. Peng, J. Lou and T. Li A Map of Buckling-driven Failure Modes of Substrate-supported Thin Brittle Films.  

J. Wu*, R.M. Yadav, M. Liu, P. Sharma, C.S. Tiwary, L. Ma, X. Zou, X.D. Zhou, B.I. Yakobson, J. Lou and P.M. Ajayan, Achieving Highly Efficient, Selective, and Stable CO2 Reduction on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes, ACS Nano, Vol. 9 (5), 5364-5371, 2015.

S. Lei, F. Wen, L. Ge, S. Najmaei*, A. George, Y. Gong, W. Gao, Z. Jin, J. Lou, G. Gupta, A.D. Mohite, J. Kono, R. Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan, N.J. Halas, An Atomically Layered InSe Avalanche Photodetector, Nano Letters, Vol. 15 (5), 3048-3055, 2015.

S. Lei, F. Wen, B. Li, Q. Wang*, Y. Huang, Y. Gong, Y. He, P. Dong*, J. Bellah, A. George, L. Ge, J. Lou, N.J. Halas, R. Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan, An Optoelelctronic Memory using Two-Dimensional Materials,.  Nano Letters, Vol. 15 (1), 259-265, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nl503505f

S. Lei, F. Wen, B. Li, Q. Wang*, Y. Huang, Y. Gong, Y. He, P. Dong*, J. Bellah, A. George, L. Ge, J. Lou, N.J. Halas, R. Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan, An Optoelelectronic Memory using Two-Dimensional Materials, Nano Letters,.  Nano Letters, Vol. 15 (1), 259-265, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nl503505f

Q. Zeng, H. Wang, W. Fu, Y. Gong, W. Zhou, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and Z. Liu, Band Engineering for Novel Two-Dimensional Atomic Layers, Small, Vol. 11 (16), 1868-1884, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201402380

Q. Zeng, H. Wang, W. Fu, Y. Gong, W. Zhou, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and Z. Liu, Band Engineering for Novel Two-Dimensional Atomic Layers,.  Small, published online.

Y. Gong, Z. Liu*, A.R. Lupini, G. Shi, J. Lin, S. Najmaei*, Z. Lin, A. Elías, A. Berkdemir, G. You, H. Terrones, M. Terrones, R. Vajtai, S.T. Pantelides, S.J. Pennycook, J. Lou, W. Zhou, P.M. Ajayan, Band Gap Engineering and Layer-by-Layer Mapping of Selenium-doped Molybdenum Disulfide, in revision.

Y. Gong, Z. Liu*, A.R. Lupini, G. Shi, J. Lin, S. Najmaei*, Z. Lin, A. Elías, A. Berkdemir, G. You, H. Terrones, M. Terrones, R. Vajtai, S.T. Pantelides, S.J. Pennycook, J. Lou, W. Zhou, P.M. Ajayan, Band Gap Engineering and Layer-by-Layer Mapping of Selenium-doped Molybdenum Disulfide, Nano Letters, Vol. 14 (2), 442-449, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nl4032296

L. Song, Z. Liu, A.L.M. Reddy, N. T. Narayanan, J. Taha-Tijerina, J. Peng, G. Gao, J. Lou, R. Vajtai and P.M. Ajayan Binary and Ternary Atomic Layers Built from Carbon, Boron and Nitrogen, Advanced Materials.  Advanced Materials, 24: 4878-4895

Y. Deng, Z. Luo, N.J. Conrad, H.Liu, Y. Gong, S. Najmaei*, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, X. Xu, and P.D. Ye, Black Phosphorus-Monolayer MoS2 van der Waals Heterojunction P-N Diode, ACS Nano, Vol. 8(8), 8292-8299, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn5027388

G. Shi, Y. Hanlumyuang, Z. Liu, Y. Gong, J. Lou, R. Vajtai, P. Sharma, P.M. Ajayan Boron Nitride – Graphene Nanocapacitor and the Origins of Anomalous Size-dependent Increase of Capacitance.  

G. Shi, Y. Hanlumyuang, Z. Liu*, Y. Gong, J. Lou, R. Vajtai, P. Sharma, P.M. Ajayan, Boron Nitride – Graphene Nanocapacitor and the Origins of Anomalous Size-dependent Increase of Capacitance, Nano Letters, Vol. 14(4), 1739-1744, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nl4037824

Y. Gong, H. Fei, X. Zou, W. Zhou, S. Yang, G. Ye, Z. Liu*, Z. Peng, J. Lou, R. Vajtai, B.I. Yakobson, J.M. Tour and P.M. Ajayan Boron-and Nitrogen-Substituted Graphene Nanoribbons as Efficient Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction,.  Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 27 (4), 1181-1186, 2015

N. Perea-Lopez, Z. Lin, N. Pradhan, A. Iñiguez-Rábago, A. Elias, A. McCreary, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, H. Terrones, L. Balicas, M. Terrones, CVD-grown Monolayered MoS2 as Effective Photo Sensor Operating at Low-Voltage, 2D Materials, Vol. 1, 011004, 2014. DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/1/1/011004

R.M. Yadav, J. Wu*, R. Kochandra, L. Ma, C.S. Tiwary, L. Ge, G. Ye, R. Vajtai, J. Lou and P.M. Ajayan, Carbon Nitrogen Nanotubes as Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for High Performance Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 7 (22), 11991-12000, 2015. 

A.J. Kessman, J. Zhang*, S. Vasudevan, J. Lou, B.W. Sheldon, Carbon nanotube pullout, interfacial properties, and toughening in ceramic nanocomposites: mechanistic insights from single fiber pullout, Advanced Materials Interfaces, published online. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201400110

X. Wang, Y Gong, G. Shi, W. L. Chow, K. Keyshar, G. Ye, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, Z. Liu*, E. Ringe, B. K. Tay, P. M. Ajayan, Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Crystalline Monolayer MoSe2, ACS Nano, Vol. 8(5), 5125-5131, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn501175k 

G. Su, V.G. Hadjiev, P.E. Loya*, J. Zhang*, S. Lei, S. Maharjan, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and H. Peng Chemical vapor deposition of thin crystals of layered semiconductor SnS2 for fast photodetection application.  Nano Letters, Vol. 15 (1), 506-513, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nl503857r

G. Su, V.G. Hadjiev, P.E. Loya*, J. Zhang*, S. Lei, S. Maharjan, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and H. Peng, Chemical vapor deposition of thin crystals of layered semiconductor SnS2 for fast photodetection application, .  Nano Letters, Vol. 15 (1), 506-513, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nl503857r

C. Durand, X. Zhang, J. Fowlkes, S. Najmaei*, J. Lou, A.P. Li Defect-mediated transport and electronic irradiation effect in individual domains of CVD-grown monolayer MoS2,.  Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B. Vol. 33 (2), article number 02B110, 2015

Y. Gong, G. Shi, Zhuhua Zhang, W. Zhou, Jeil Jung, W. Gao, L. Ma, Y. Yang, S. Yang, G. You, R. Vajtai, Q. Xu, A. H. MacDonald, B.I. Yakobson, J. Lou, Z. Liu*, P.M. Ajayan, Direct Chemical Conversion of Graphene to Boron- and Nitrogen- and Carbon-containing Atomic Layers, Nature Communication, Vol. 5, article number 3193, 2014. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4193

Y. Gong, G. Shi, W. Zhou, Z. Liu*, W. Gao, L. Ma, S. Yang, G. You, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, Direct Chemical Conversion of Graphene to h-BN and h-BNC, Nature Communication, accepted.

D. Sharma, M. Amani, S. Najmaei*, A. Motayed, P. B. Shah, A.G. Birdwell, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, M. Dubey, Q. Li, A. V. Davydov, Effect of High-κ Dielectric Passivation on Electrical Transport and Low-Frequency Noise in Single-Layer MoS2 Devices, Nanotechnology, Vol. 25 (15), 155702, 2014. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/15/155702

D. Sharma, M. Amani, S. Najmaei, A. Motayed, P. B. Shah, A.G. Birdwell, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, M. Dubey, Q. Li, A. V. Davydov Effect of High-κ Dielectric Passivation on Electrical Transport and Low-Frequency Noise in Single-Layer MoS2 Devices.  

Y. Ganesan, H. Salahshoor, C. Peng, V. Khabashesku, J. Zhang, N. Rahbar and J. Lou Effect of Sidewall Fluorination on Adhesion at the Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Interface.  

B. Hwang, M. Kang, S. Lee, C.R. Weinberger, P. Loya*, J. Lou, S.H. Oh, B. Kim and S.M. Han Effect of Surface Energy on Size-dependent Deformation Twinning of Eefect-free Au Nanowires,.  Nanoscale, Vol. 7(38), 15657-15664, 2015

S. Najmaei*, M. Amani, M.L. Chin, Z. Liu*, A.G. Birdwell, T.P. O’Regan, P.M. Ajayan, M. Dubey, J. Lou, Electrical Transport Properties of Polycrystalline Monolayer Molybdenum Disulfide, ACS Nano, Vol. 8(8), 7930-7937, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn501701a

Sobhani, A. Lauchner, S. Najmaei, C. Ayala-Orozco, F. Wen, J. Lou and N. J. Halas Enhancing the Photocurrent and Photoluminescence of CVD-Grown Single Crystal Monolayer MoS2 with Resonant Plasmonic Nanoshells .  

Sobhani, A. Lauchner, S. Najmaei*, C. Ayala-Orozco, F. Wen, J. Lou and N. J. Halas, Enhancing the Photocurrent and Photoluminescence of CVD-Grown Single Crystal Monolayer MoS2 with Resonant Plasmonic Nanoshells, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 104, 031112-1-4, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4862745

S. Lei, L. Ge, S. Najmaei*, A. George, R. Kappera, J. Lou, M. Chhowalla, H. Yamaguchi, G. Gupta, R. Vajtai, A. Mohite, P.M. Ajayan, Evolution of the Electronic Band Structure and Efficient Photo-detection in Atomic Layers of InSe, in review.

J. Lee, P. Loya*, J. Lou and E.L. Thomas, Extreme Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Multilayer Graphene via Supersonic Projectile Ballistic Penetration,.  Science, Vol. 346, 1092-1096, 2014. DOI: 10.1126/science.1258544

J. Yuan*, J. Wu*, W.J. Hardy, P. Loya*, M. Lou, Y. Yang*, S. Najmaei*, M. Jiang*, F. Qin, K. Keyshar, H. Ji, W. Gao, J. Bao, J. Kono, D. Natelson, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, Facile Synthesis of Single Crystal Vanadium Disulfide Nanosheets by Chemical Vapor Deposition for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Advanced Materials, Vol. 27(37), 5605-5609, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201502075

P. Zhang, L. Ma, F. Fan, C. Peng, P.E. Loya, Z. Liu, Y. Gong, J. Zhang, X. Zhang, P.M. Ajayan, T. Zhu, and J. Lou Fracture Toughness of Graphene.  

P. Zhang*, L. Ma, F. Fan, Z. Zeng, C. Peng*, P.E. Loya*, Z. Liu*, Y. Gong, J. Zhang*, X. Zhang, P.M. Ajayan, T. Zhu, and J. Lou, Fracture Toughness of Graphene, Nature Communications, Vol. 5, article number 3782, 2014. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4782

Y. Ganesan*, H. Salahshoor, C. Peng*, V. Khabashesku, J. Zhang*, N. Rahbar and J. Lou, Fracture toughness of the sidewall fluorinated carbon nanotube-epoxy interface, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 105, 224305, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4881882

P. Dong, Y. Zhu, J. Zhang, C. Peng, Y. Zheng, L. Li, Z. Peng, G. Ruan, H. Lin, J. Tour, J. Lou Graphene on Metal Grid as the Transparent Conductive Material for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell .  

P. Dong*, Y. Zhu, J. Zhang*, C. Peng*, Y. Zheng, L. Li, Z. Peng, G. Ruan, H. Lin, J. Tour, J. Lou, Graphene on Metal Grid as the Transparent Conductive Material for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell, .  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 118(45), 25863-25868, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/jp505735j

M. Amani, M.L. Chin, A.L. Mazzoni, R.A. Burke, S. Najmaei*, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and M. Dubey, Growth-substrate Induced Performance Degradation in Chemically Synthesized Monolayer MoS2 Field Effect Transistors, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 104, 203506-1-4, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4873680

F. Hao, P. Dong, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, P. Loya, R.H. Hauge, J. Li, J. Lou and H. Lin High Electrocatalytic Activity of Vertically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes towards Sulfide Redox Shuttles.  Scientific Reports, 2 (Article # 368)

Z. Liu, L. Ma, G. Shi, W. Zhou, Y. Gong, S. Lei, X. Yang, J. Zhang, J. Yu, K. P. Hackenberg, A. Babakhani, J. Idrobo, R. Vajtai, J. Lou and P. M. Ajayan, In-plane Heterostructures of Graphene and Hexagonal Boron Nitride with Control Domain Sizes, Nature Nanotechnology, published online. DOI: 10.1038/NNANO.2012.256

Y. Zhan, Z. Liu, S. Najmaei, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Large Area Vapor Phase Growth and Characterization of High Quality MoS2 Atomic Layers on SiO2.  Small, 8 (7): 966-971

Y. Zhan, Z. Liu, S. Najmaei, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Large Area Vapor Phase Growth and Characterization of High Quality MoS2 Atomic Layers on SiO2 Substrate.  

J. Shen, Y. He, J. Wu*, C. Gao, K. Keyshar, X. Zhang, Y. Yang, M. Ye, R. Vajtai, J. Lou and P.M. Ajayan, Liquid phase exfoliation of two-dimensional materials by directly probing and matching surface tension components, Nano Letters, Vol. 15(8), 5449-5454, 2015.

L Yang, NA Sinitsyn, W Chen*, J Yuan*, J Zhang*, J Lou, SA Crooker, Long-lived nanosecond spin relaxation and spin coherence of electrons in monolayer MoS2 and WS2, Nature Physics, Vol. 11(10), 830-834, 2015. DOI:10.1038/nphys3419

R. Wu, D.P. Wang, V. Kumar, K. Zhou, A.W.K. Law, P.S. Lee, Z. Chen, J. Lou. MOFs-Derived Copper Sulfides Embedded within Porous Carbon Octahedra for Electrochemical Capacitor Applications,.  ChemComm, Vol. 51 (15), 3109-3112, 2015.

R. Wu, D.P. Wang, V. Kumar, K. Zhou, A.W.K. Law, P.S. Lee, Z. Chen, J. Lou, MOFs-Derived Copper Sulfides Embedded within Porous Carbon Octahedra for Electrochemical Capacitor Applications, .  ChemComm, accepted.

Y. Ganesan and J. Lou Mechanical Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites � An Unfolding Story of Interface.  JOMIn Revision

J. Lou, H. Lu, J. Goldman, F. Ding and B.I. Yakobson Mesoscale Reverse Stick-slip Nanofriction Behavior of Vertically Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Superlattices.  Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Vol. 17, Issue 23,: June 9, 2008;

J. Liang, Y. Yang*, J. Zhang*, J. Wu*, P. Dong*, J. Yuan*, G. Zhang and J. Lou, Metal Diselenide Nanoparticles as Highly Active and Stable Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Nanoscale, Vol. 7(36), 14813-14816, 2015. DOI: 10.1039/c5nr03724g

R. Kappera, D. Voiry, S.E. Yalcin, W. Jen, M. Acerce, S. Torrel, B. Branch, S. Lei, W. Chen*, S. Najmaei*, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, G. Gupta, A. Mohite and M. Chhowalla, Metallic 1T Phase Source/Drain Electrodes for Field Effect Transistors from CVD MoS2, APL Materials, Vol. 2, 092516, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4896077

C. Yu, J. Ma, J. Zhang*, J. Lou and Q. Li, Modulating Colloidal Particle Adhesion with Micro-Patterned Surfaces, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 6 (11), 8199-8207, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/am500887w

J. Zhang, S. Najmaei, H. Lin and J. Lou Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers with Artificial Active Edge Sites as Transparent Counter Electrodes for Improved Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.  

J. Zhang*, S. Najmaei*, H. Lin and J. Lou, Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers with Artificial Active Edge Sites as Transparent Counter Electrodes for Improved Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Nanoscale, Vol. 6, 5279-5283, 2014. DOI: 10.1039/C3NR05979K

J. Kern, A. Trügler, I. Niehues, J. Ewering, R. Schmidt, R. Schneider, S. Najmaei*, A. George, J. Lou, U. Hohenester, S. Michaelis de Vasconcellos & R. Bratschitsch, Nanoantenna-enhanced light-matter interaction in atomically thin WS2, ACS Photonics, Vol. 2(9), 1260-1265, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00123

J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, N. Mara, L. Nicola and J. Lou Nanoimprinting of Single Crystalline Gold: Experiments and Dislocation Dynamics Simulations.  

J. Zhang*, Y. Zhang, N. Mara, J. Lou and L. Nicola, Nanoimprinting of single crystalline gold: experiments and dislocation dynamics simulations, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 290, 301-307, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.11.072

D. Tang, D.G. Kvashnin, S. Najmaei*, Y. Bando, K. Kimoto, P.M. Ajayan, B.I. Yakobson, P.B. Sorokin, J. Lou, D. Golberg Nanomechanical cleavage of MoS2 atomic layers.  

D. Tang, D.G. Kvashnin, S. Najmaei*, Y. Bando, K. Kimoto, P.M. Ajayan, B.I. Yakobson, P.B. Sorokin, J. Lou, D. Golberg, Nanomechanical cleavage of MoS2 atomic layers, Nature Communications, Vol. 5, article number 3631, 2014. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4631

J. Zhang, W. Lu, J.M. Tour and J. Lou Nanoscale Frictional Characteristics of Graphene Nanoribbons.  Applied Physics Letter, 101: 123104-1-5

J. Ma, Y. Sun, K. Gleichauf, J. Lou and Q. Li Nanostructure on Taro Leaves Resists Fouling by Colloids and Bacteria under Submerged Conditions.  Langmuir, 27 (16): 10035–10040

P. Sharma, J. Wu*, R.M. Yadav, M. Liu, C.J. Wright, C.S. Tiwary, B.I. Yakobson, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, and X.D. Zhou, Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotube Arrays for High-Efficiency Electrochemical Reduction of CO2: On the Understanding of Defects, Defect Density, and Selectivity, Angewandte Chemie, Vol. 54(46), 13701-13705, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506062

J Wu*, L Ma, RM Yadav, Y Yang*, X Zhang, R Vajtai, J Lou, PM Ajayan, Nitrogen-Doped Graphene with Pyridinic Dominance as a Highly Active and Stable Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 7(27), 14763-14769, 2015

A. Subramanian, N. Hudak, J. Huang, Y. Zhan*, J. Lou, J. Sullivan, On-chip Lithium Cells for Electrical and Structural Characterization of Single Nanowire Electrodes, Nanotechnology, Vol. 25 (26), 25640202, 2014. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/26/265402.

J. Yuan*, S. Najmaei*, Z. Zhang, J. Zhang*, S. Lei, P.M. Ajayan, B. Yakobson and J. Lou, Photoluminescence Quenching and Charge Transfer in Artificial Hetero-Stacks of Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides and Few-Layer Black Phosphorus.  ACS Nano, Vol. 9 (1), 555-563, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nn505809d

J. Yuan*, S. Najmaei*, Z. Zhang, J. Zhang*, S. Lei, P.M. Ajayan, B. Yakobson and J. Lou, Photoluminescence Quenching and Charge Transfer in Artificial Hetero-Stacks of Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides and Few-Layer Black Phosphorus,.  ACS Nano, published online. DOI: 10.1021/nn505809d

H. Lu*, Z. Liu* and J. Lou, Piezoresistivity Characterization of Gold Nanowires for NEMS Applications, in review

S. Najmaei*, A. Mlayah, A. Arbouet, C. Girard, J. Leotin and J. Lou, Plasmonic Pumping of Excitonic Photoluminescence in Hybrid MoS2-Au Nanostructures,.  ACS Nano, Vol. 8 (12), 12682-12689, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn5056942

R. Wu, X. Qian, K. Zhou, J. Wei, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, Porous Spinel ZnxCo3-xO4 Hollow Polyhedra Templated from Bimetallic Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Nano, Vol.  8(6), 6297-6303, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn501783n      

B. Li, Y. He, S. Lei, S. Najmaei*, Y. Gong, X. Wang, J. Zhang, L. Ma, Y. Yang*, S. Hong, J. Hao, G. Shi, A. George, K. Keyshar, P. Dong*, L. Ge, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, Y.J. Jung, P.M. Ajayan, Scalable Transfer of Suspended Two Dimensional Single Crystals, Nano Letters, Vol. 15(8), 5089-5097, 2015.

C. Peng, Y. Zhan, and J. Lou Size Dependent Fracture Modes Transition in Copper Nanowires.  

C. Peng, Y. Ganesan, Y. Lu and J. Lou Size Dependent Mechanical Properties of Single Crystalline Nickel Nanowires.  

J. Zhang*, J.H. Lee, J. Lou and Y.F. Gao, Size Dependent, Thermally Activated Atomic Friction, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol. 2, 20-24, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.01.005

J. Zhang*, J.H. Lee, J. Lou and Y.F. Gao, Size Dependent, Thermally Activated Atomic Friction, .  Extreme Mechanics Letters, published online. DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.01.005

H. Yamaquchi, J. Blancon, R. Kappera, S. Lei, S. Najmaei*, B. Magnum, G. Gupta, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, M. Chhowalla, J. Crochet and A. Mohite Spatially resolved photo-excited charge carrier dynamics in phase-engineered monolayer MoS2.  ACS Nano, Vol. 9 (1), 840-849, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/nn506469v

H. Yamaquchi, J. Blancon, R. Kappera, S. Lei, S. Najmaei*, B. Magnum, G. Gupta, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, M. Chhowalla, J. Crochet and A. Mohite, Spatially resolved photo-excited charge carrier dynamics in phase-engineered monolayer MoS2,.  ACS Nano, published online. DOI: 10.1021/nn506469v

C. Peng, Y. Zhong, Y. Lu, S. Narayanan, T. Zhu and J. Lou Strain Rate Dependent Mechanical Properties in Single Crystalline Nickel Nanowires.  

H. Liu, M. Si, Y. Deng, A. Neal, Y. Du, S. Najmaei*, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, P. Ye, Switching Mechanism in Single-Layer Molybdenum Disulfide Transistors: an Insight into Current Flow across Schottky Barriers, ACS Nano, Vol. 8 (1), 1031-1038, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nn405916t

H. Liu, M. Si, Y. Deng, A. Neal, Y. Du, S. Najmaei, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, P. Ye Switching Mechanism in Single-Layer Molybdenum Disulfide Transistors: an Insight into Current Flow across Schottky Barriers.  

S. Najmaei*, J. Yuan*, J. Zhang*, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou, Synthesis and Defect Characterization of Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide.  invited review, Account of Chemical Research, Vol. 48 (1), 31-40, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/ar500291j

S. Najmaei*, J. Yuan*, J. Zhang*, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou, Synthesis and Defect Characterization of Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide.  invited review, Account of Chemical Research, Vol. 48 (1), 31-40, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/ar500291j

S. Najmaei*, J. Yuan*, J. Zhang*, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou, Synthesis and Defect Characterization of Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide,.  invited review, Account of Chemical Research, published online. DOI: 10.1021/ar500291j

T.N. Narayanan, Z. Liu, P.R. Lakshmy, W. Gao, Y. Nagaoka, D.S. Kumar, J. Lou, R. Vajtai, and P.M. Ajayan Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxide–Fe3O4 Multifunctional Freestanding Membranes and Its Temperature Dependent Electronic Transport Properties.  Carbon, 50 (3): 1338-1345

S. Najmaei, A. George, X. Zou, D. Er, J. Li, Z. Jin, W. Gao, Q. Zhang, S. Park, L. Ge, S. Lei, J. Kono, V.B. Shenoy, B.I. Yakobson, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou Tailoring the Physical Properties of Molybdenum Disulphide Monolayers by Control of Interfacial Chemistry.  

S. Najmaei*, A. George, X. Zou,  D. Er, J. Li, Z. Jin, W. Gao, Q. Zhang, S. Park*, L. Ge, S. Lei, J. Kono, V.B. Shenoy, B.I. Yakobson, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, Tailoring the physical properties of molybdenum disulphide monolayers by control of interfacial chemistry, Nano Letters, Vol. 14(3), 1354-1361, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/nl404396p

S. Tsai, D.W. Howell, Z. Huang, H. Hsiao, Y. Lu*, K.S. Matthews, J. Lou and Sarah E. Bondos The Effect of Protein Fusions on the Production and Mechanical Properties of Protein-based Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25 (9), 1442-1450, 2015. .  

S. Najmaei, M. Amani, M.L. Chin, Z. Liu, A.G. Birdwell, T.P. O’Regan, P.M. Ajayan, M. Dubey, J. Lou The Role of Grain Boundaries in Transport Properties of Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers.  

S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Thermal effects on the Characteristic Raman Spectrum of Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) of Varying Thicknesses.  

Y. Gong, S. Lei, G. Ye, B. Li, Y. He, K. Keyshar, X. Zhang, Q. Wang, J. Lou, Z. Liu*, R. Vajtai, W. Zhou, P. Ajayan, Two-Step Growth of Two-Dimensional WSe2/MoSe2 Heterostructures, Nano Letters, Vol. 15(9), 6135-6141, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02423

J.P. Sullivan, J. Huang, M.J. Shaw, A. Subramanian, N. Hudak, Y. Zhan*, and J. Lou Understanding Li-ion battery processes at the atomic- to nano-scale.  , 7683: 76830B-1-11

S. Ghosh, S. Najmaei*, S. Kar, R.Vajtai, J. Lou, N.R.Pradhan, L. Balicas, P. M. Ajayan and S. Talapatra, Universal ac Conduction in Large Area Atomic Layers of CVD Grown MoS2, Physical Review B, Vol. 89 (12), 125422, 2014. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.125422

S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, W. Zhou, X. Zou, G. Shi, S. Lei, B.I. Yakobson, J. Idrobo, P. M. Ajayan and J. Lou Vapor Phase Growth and Grain Boundary Structure of Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers.  

P.E. Loya*, Y.Z. Xia, C. Peng*, H. Bei, P. Zhang*, J. Zhang*, E.P. George , Y.F. Gao and J. Lou, Yield strength dependence on strain rate of molybdenum-alloy nanofibers, Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 104, 251909, 2014. DOI: 10.1063/1.4885377

Yang Y (Yang, Y.), Allameh S (Allameh, S.), Lou J (Lou, J.), Imasogie B (Imasogie, B.), Boyce BL (Boyce, B. L.), Soboyejo WO (Soboyejo, W. O.) Fatigue of LIGA Ni micro-electro-mechanical system thin films.  METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 38A (13) SEP 2007: 2340-2348

Z. Liu*, M. Amani, S. Najmaei*, Q. Xu, X. Zou, W. Zhou, T. Yu, C. Qiu, A. G. Birdwell, F. J. Crowne, R. Vajtai, B. I. Yakobson, Z. Xia, M. Dubey, P. M. Ajayan, and J. Lou, Strain and Structure Heterogeneity in MoS2 Atomic Layers Grown by Chemical Vapor Deposition, .  Nature Communications,, Vol. 5, article number 5246, 2014.

F. Crowne, M. Amani, A. Birdwell, M.L. Chin, T. O’Regan, S. Najmaei*, Z. Liu*, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and M. Dubey, Blue shift of the A exciton peak in folded monolayer 1H-MoS2, Physical Review B, in press.

J. Zhang*, Y. Zhang, N. Mara, J. Lou and L. Nicola, Nanoimprinting of single crystalline gold: experiments and dislocation dynamics simulations, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 290, 301-307, 2014.

Y. Kang, S. Najmaei*, Z. Liu*, Y. Bao, Y. Wang, X. Zhu, P.M. Ajayan, N.J. Halas, P. Nordlander, J. Lou, Z. Fang, Plasmonic Hot Electron Induced Structural PhaseTransition in Monolayer MoS2, .  Advanced Materials, 26 (37) 2014: 6467-6471

S. Lei, A. Sobhani, F. Wen, A. George, Q. Wang, Y. Huang, P. Dong*, B. Li, S. Najmaei*, J. Bellah, G. Gupta, A.D. Mohite, L. Ge, J. Lou, N.J. Halas, R. Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan, Ternary CuIn7Se11: Towards Ultra-Thin Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic Devices, .  Advanced Materials,, 26 (45) 2014: 7666-7672,

S. Tsai, D.W. Howell, Z. Huang, H. Hsiao, Y. Lu*, K.S. Matthews, J. Lou and Sarah E. Bondos The Effect of Protein Fusions on the Production and Mechanical Properties of Protein-based Materials.  Advanced Functional Materials, accepted. 2014

Y. Gong, J. Lin, X. Wang, G. Shi, S. Lei, Z. Lin, X. Zou, G. Ye, R. Vajtai, B.I. Yakobson, H. Terrones, M. Terrones, B.K. Tay, J. Lou, S.T. Pantelides, Z. Liu*, W. Zhou, P.M. Ajayan, Vertical and In-plane Heterostructures from WS2/MoS2 Monolayers, .  Nature Materials, , 13 2014: 1135-1142

P. Dong*, Y. Zhu, J. Zhang*, H. Lin, R.H. Hauge, J. Tour, J. Lou, Vertically Aligned Carbon nanotubes/Graphene Hybrid Electrode as a TCO- and Pt-free flexible Cathode for Solar Cell Applications,.  Journal of Materials Chemistry , Vol. 2 2014: 20902-20907

Z. Yan, L. Ma, Y. Zhu, I. Lahiri, M. Hahm, Z. Liu, S. Yang, C. Xiang, W. Lu, Z. Peng, Z. Sun, C. Kittrell, J. Lou, W. Choi, P.M. Ajayan and J.M. Tour 3D Metal-graphene-nanotube Multifunctional Hybrid Materials.  ACS Nano, 7(1) 2013: 58-64

M. Amani, M.L. Chin, G. Birdwell, T. O’Regan, S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou and M. Dubey Electrical Performance of Monolayer MoS2 Field-effect Transistors Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition.  Applied Physics Letter, 102 2013: 193107-1-4

J. Zhang, Y. Sun, H. Lu, L. Ci, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Humidity Effects on Anisotropic Nanofriction Behaviors of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Carpets.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5 (19) 2013: 9501–9507

C. Peng, Z. Jia, H. Neilson, T. Li and J. Lou In Situ Electro-Mechanical Experiments and Mechanics Modeling of Fracture in Indium Tin Oxide-based Multi-layer Electrodes.  Advanced Engineering Materials, 15(4) 2013: 250-256

Z. Liu, L. Ma, G. Shi, W. Zhou, Y. Gong, S. Lei, X. Yang, J. Zhang, J. Yu, K. P. Hackenberg, A. Babakhani, J. Idrobo, R. Vajtai, J. Lou and P. M. Ajayan In-plane Heterostructures of Graphene and Hexagonal Boron Nitride with Control Domain Sizes.  Nature Nanotechnology, 8(2) 2013: 119-124

W. Zhou, X. Zou, S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, Y. Shi, J. Kong, J. Lou, P.M. Ajayan, B.I. Yakobson, J.C. Idrobo Intrinsic Structural Defects in Monolayer Molybdenum Disulfide.  Nano Letters, 13 (6) 2013: 2615–2622

S. Najmaei, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Quantitative Analysis of the Temperature Dependency in Raman Active Vibrational Modes of Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers.  Nanoscale, 5 (20) 2013: 9758 – 9763

F. Hao, P. Dong, Q. Luo, J. Li, J. Lou and H. Lin Recent Advances in Alternative Cathode Materials for Iodine-Free Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.  Energy and Environmental Science, 6 2013: 2003-2019

N. Kumar, S. Najmaei, Q. Cui, F. Ceballos, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, and H. Zhao Second Harmonic Miroscopy of Monolayer MoS2.  Physical Review B, 87 2013: 161403-1-6

H. Liu, M. Si, S. Najmaei, A. Neal, Y. Du, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, P. Ye Statistical Study of Deep Sub-Micron Dual-Gated Field-Effect Transistors on Monolayer CVD Molybdenum Disulfide Films.  Nano Letters, 13 (6) 2013: 2640–2646

C. Peng, Y. Zhong, Y. Lu, S. Narayanan, T. Zhu and J. Lou Strain Rate Dependent Mechanical Properties in Single Crystalline Nickel Nanowires.  Applied Physics Letter, 102 2013: 083102-1-5

S. Lei, L. Ge, Z. Liu, S. Najmaei, G. Shi, G. You, J. Lou, R.Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan Synthesis and Photoresponse of Large GaSe Atomic Layers.  Nano Letters, 13 (6) 2013: 2777–2781

N.A. Lanzillo, A.G. Birdwell, M. Amani, F.J. Crowne, P.B. Shah, S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, P.M. Ajayan, J. Lou, M. Dubey, S.K. Nayak and T.P. O’Regan Temperature-dependent Phonon Shifts in Monolayer MoS2.  Applied Physics Letters, 103 2013: 093102-1-4

Z. Liu, Y. Gong, W. Zhou, L. Ma, J. Yu, J.C. Idrobo, R. Vajtai1, J. Jung, A.H. MacDonald, J. Lou and Pulickel M. Ajayan Ultrathin High Temperature Oxidation Resistant Coatings of Hexagonal Boron Nitride.  Nature Communications, 4 2013

S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, W. Zhou, X. Zou, G. Shi, S. Lei, B.I. Yakobson, J. Idrobo, P. M. Ajayan and J. Lou, Vapor Phase Growth and Grain Boundary Structure of Molybdenum Disulfide Atomic Layers.  Nature Materials, 12 2013: 754–759

C. Peng, Y. Ganesan, Y. Lu and J. Lou Size Dependent Mechanical Properties of Single Crystalline Nickel Nanowires.  Virtual Journal of Nanscale Science & Technology, 25(15) 2012/April 9

Y. Lu, J. Lou 'Gold Nanorod' for "Drug Delivery: Technology and Applications.  Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology 2012: 962-968

Z. Jia, C. Peng, J. Lou and T. Li A Map of Buckling-driven Failure Modes of Substrate-supported Thin Brittle Films.  Thin Solid Films, Vol. 520 (21) 2012: 6576-6580

Z. Liu, Y. Zhan*, S. Moldovan, M. Gharbi, L. Song, G. Shi, L. Ma, S. Zhao, J. Huang, R. Vajtai, F. Banhart, P. Sharma, J. Lou and P. M. Ajayan Anomalous High Capacitance in a Coaxial Single Nanowire Capacitor.  Nature Communication, 3( Article 879) 2012

F. Hao, Z. Wang, Q. Luo, X. Wang, J. Li, J. Lou, J.P. Wang, S.S. Fan, K. Jiang, H. Lin Highly Catalytic Cross-Stacked Superaligned Carbon Nanotube Sheets for Iodine-Free Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.  Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22 2012: 22756-22762

J. Zhang*, P. Loya*, C. Peng*, V. Khabashesku and J. Lou Quantitative In-situ Mechanical Characterization of Effects of Chemical Functionalization on Individual Carbon Nanofibers.  Advanced Functional Materials 2012

C. Peng, Y. Zhan, and J. Lou Size Dependent Fracture Modes Transition in Copper Nanowires.  Small, 8 (12) 2012: 1889-1894

C. Peng, Y. Ganesan, Y. Lu and J. Lou Size Dependent Mechanical Properties of Single Crystalline Nickel Nanowires.  Journal of Applied Physics, 111 2012: 063524-1-6

S. Najmaei, Z. Liu, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Thermal Effects on the Characteristic Raman Spectrum of Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) of Varying Thicknesses.  Applied Physics Letter, 100 2012: 013106-1-4

Z. Liu, Y. Zhan, S. Moldovan, M. Gharbi, L. Song, G. Shi, L. Ma, S. Zhao, J. Huang, R. Vajtai, F. Banhart, P. Sharma, J. Lou and P. M. Ajayan Anomalous High Capacitance in a Coaxial Single Nanowire Capacitor.   2011

Z. Liu, L. Hu, J. Liu, C. Qiu, H. Zhou, D. Hashim, G. Shi, C. Peng*, S. Najmaei, L. Sun, J. Lou, and P. M. Ajayan Correlation Between Droplet-Induced Strain Actuation and Voltage Generation in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Films.  Nano Letters 2011

Z. Liu, L. Song, S. Zhao, J. Huang, L. Ma, J. Zhang, J. Lou and P.M. Ajayan Direct Growth of Graphene/h-BN Stacked Layers.  Nano Letters, 11 (5), 2011: 2032–2037

Y. Ganesan, C. Peng, L. Ci, V. Khabashesku, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Effect of Sidewall Fluorination on the Mechanical Properties of Catalytically Grown Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes.  , 1284 2011: 157-162

Y. Lu, J. Song, J. Huang and J. Lou Fracture of Sub-20nm Ultrathin Gold Nanowires.  Advanced Functional Materials, 21 (20) 2011: 3982–3989

C. Peng, Z. Jia, D. Bianculli, T. Li and J. Lou In Situ Electro-mechanical Experiments and Mechanics Modeling of Tensile Cracking in Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films on Polyimide Substrates.  Journal of Applied Physics, 109 2011: 103530-1-7

Y. Ganesan, C. Peng, Y. Lu, P. Loya, P. Moloney, E. Barrera, J. Tour, B. Yakobson, R. Ballarini and J. Lou Interface Toughness of MWNT Reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 3 (2) 2011: 129-134

H. Lu, J. Zhang and J. Lou, Localized Characterization of Chemical Functionalization Effects on Adhesion Properties of SWNT, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2011, Article ID 145148, 1-5, 2011. DOI:10.1155/2011/145148

Y. Lu, C. Peng, Y. Ganesan, J. Huang and J. Lou Quantitative In situ TEM Tensile Testing of an Individual Nickel Nanowire .  Nanotechnology, 22 2011: 355702-1-6

Y. Lu and J. Lou Quantitative In-situ Nanomechanical Characterization of Metallic Nanowires.  JOM, 63, no. 9 2011: 35-42

Y. Zhan, Y. Lu, C. Peng, and J. Lou Solvothermal Synthesis and Mechanical Characterization of Single Crystalline Copper Nanorings.  Journal of Crystal Growth, 325 (1) 2011: 76-80

Y. Lu*, J. Song, J. Huang and J. Lou, Surface Dislocation Nucleation Mediated Deformation and Ultrahigh strength in Sub-10nm Gold Nanowires.  Nano Research 2011

T.N. Narayanan, Z. Liu, P.R. Lakshmy, W. Gao, Y. Nagaoka, D.S. Kumar, J. Lou, R. Vajtai and P.M. Ajayan Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxide–Fe3O4 Multifunctional Freestanding Membranes and Its Temperature Dependent Electronic Transport Properties.   2011

P. Dong*, C. Pint, M. Hainey*, F. Mirri, Y. Zhan*, J. Zhang, M. Pasquali, R.H. Hauge, R. Verduzco, M. Jiang, H. Lin and J. Lou, Vertically Aligned Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes as Low-cost and High Electrocatalytic Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.  ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3 (8) 2011: 3157–3161

Y. Lu, Y. Ganesan and J. Lou A Multi-step Method for In Situ Mechanical Characterization of 1-D Nanostructures Using a Novel Micromechanical Device.  Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 50 2010: 47-54In Revision

Y. Lu, Y. Ganesan and J. Lou A Multi-step Method for In Situ Mechanical Characterization of 1-D Nanostructures Using a Novel Micromechanical Device.  Experimental Mechanics, 50 2010: 47-54

Y. Lu, J. Huang, C. Wang, S. Sun and J. Lou Cold Welding of Ultra-thin Gold Nanowires.  Nature Nanotechnology, 5 2010: 218-224

L. Zhang, T. Petit, Y. Lu, B. Kratochvil, K. Peyer, R. Pei, J. Lou and B. Nelson Controlled Propulsion and Cargo Transport of Rotating Nickel Nanowires near a Patterned Solid Surface.  ACS Nano, 4 (10) 2010: 6228-6234

Y. Ganesan, Y. Lu, C. Peng, H. Lu, R. Ballarini and J. Lou Development and Application of a Novel Micro-fabricated device for In Situ Tensile Testing of 1-D Nanomaterials.  Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems,, 19 (3) 2010: 675-682

Y. Ganesan, C. Peng, Y. Lu, L. Ci, A. Srivastava, P.M. Ajayan and J. Lou Effects of Nitrogen Doping on the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes.  ACS Nano, 4 (12) 2010: 7637-7643

Y. Ganesan, C. Peng, Y. Lu, P. Loya, P. Moloney, E. Barrera, J. Tour, B. Yakobson, R. Ballarini and J. Lou Interface Toughness of MWNT Reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2010

L. Song, L. Ci, H. Lu, P.B. Sorokin, C. Jin, J. Ni, A.G. Kvashnin, D.G. Kvashnin, J. Lou, B.I. Yakobson and P.M. Ajayan Large Scale Growth and Characterization of Atomic Hexagonal Boron Nitride Layers.  Nano Letters, 10 (8) 2010: 3209-3215

H. Lu, J. Zhang and J. Lou Localized Characterization of Chemical Functionalization Effects on Adhesion Properties of SWNT.  Journal of Nanomaterials 2010

L. Zhang, T. Petit, K.E. Peyer, B.E. Kratochvil, J. Zhang, J. Lou and B.J. Nelson Noncontact and Contact Micromanipulation Using a Rotating Nickel Nanowire.   2010

A. Subramanian, J.P. Sullivan, J. Huang, N. Hudak, Y. Zhan*, J. Lou and C.M. Wang On-chip Electrochemistry: A Nanofabricated Platform for Single Nanowire Battery Electrochemistry.   2010

F. Landolsi, H. Lu, Y. Sun, F. Ghorbel and J. Lou Regular and Reverse Nanoscale Stick-slip Behaviors: Modeling and Experiments.  Applied Surface Science, Vol. 256 2010: 2577-2582

Z. Huang, Y. Lu1,, R. Majitha, J. Shah, K. Messiner, K.S. Matthews, S.E. Bondos and J. Lou Size Dictates Mechanical Properties For Fibers Self-assembled By the Drosophila transcription factor Ultrabithorax.  Biomacromolecules, 11 (12) 2010: 3644–3651

J. Lou, R. Ballarini and B. Yakobson In situ Localized Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes and Interfaces in Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Nanocomposites using Novel Micromechanical Devices.   2009

F. Landolsi, F. Ghorbel, J. Lou, H. Lu and Y. Sun Nanoscale Friction Dynamic Modeling.  Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 131 2009

L. Zhang, Y. Lu, L. Dong, R. Pei, J. Lou, B.E. Kratochvil and B.J. Nelson Noncontact Manipulation of Ni Nanowires Using a Rotating Magnetic Field.   2009: 586-589

A.M. Greer, Z. Huang, A. Oriakhi, Y. Lu, J. Lou, K.S. Matthews and S. Bondos The Drosophila Transcription Factor Ultrabithorax Self-Assembles into Protein-Based Biomaterials with Multiple Morphologies.  BIOMACROMOLECULES, 10:4 2009: 829-837

Ganesan Y, Lou J The Mechanical Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites: An Unfolding Story of Interface.  Journal of Metals, 61:1 2009: 32-38

Z. Xia, J. Lou and W.A Curtin A Multi-scale Experiment on the Tribological Behavior of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/ceramic Composites.  Scripta Materialia, Vol. 58 2008: 223-226

Y. Ganesan, Y. Lu, A. Minor and J. Lou, Design and Fabrication of In Situ Micro-device to Study Mechanical Properties of One Dimensional Nanoscale Building Blocks.   2008

Y. Gao and J. Lou Dislocation Nucleation and Pileup under a Wedge Contact at Nanoscale.  Journal of Nanomaterials, Vol. 2008, Article ID 380961 2008: 1-5

J. Lou and K.-S. Kim Effects of Interface on Nano-friction Study of VAMWNT Arrays.  Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 483-484, 2008: 664-667

H. Lu, Y. Sun, C. Pint, Y. Ganesan, F. Ding, V. N. Khabashesku, R. Hauge, B. I. Yakobson and J. Lou, Friction and Adhesion Properties of Carbon Based Nanostructure Surfaces.   2008

H. Lu, J. Goldman, F. Ding, Y. Sun, V. Khabashesku, B. Yakobson and J. Lou Friction and Adhesion Properties of Vertically Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays and Fluoro-Nanodiamond Films.  Carbon, Vol. 46 2008: 1294-1301

J. Lou, P. Shrotriya, T. Buchheit and W. O. Soboyejo, In Situ Mechanical Characterizations of One Dimensional Nanoscale Building Blocks Using Microfabricated Devices.  IEEE-NANO Conf. Proc, 8, 2008: 783-786

J. Lou, H. Lu, J. Goldman, F. Ding and B.I. Yakobson, Mesoscale Reverse Stick-slip Nanofriction Behavior of Vertically Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Superlattices.  Applied Physics Letter, Vol. 92 2008: 203115-1-3

Y. Yang, B.I. Imasogie, S. Allameh, B. Boyce, K. Lian, J. Lou and W.O. Soboyejo, Mechanisms of Fatigue in LIGA Ni MEMS Thin Films, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 444, 39-50, 2007.

Z. Zong, J. Lou, O.O. Adewoye, A.A. Elmustafa, F. Hammad and W.O. Soboyejo, "Indentation Size Effects in the Nano and Microhardness of FCC Single Crystal Metals", Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 434, 178-187, 2006

J.Lou, Mechanical Characterization of Thin Film Materials for MEMS Devices, Advanced Structural Materials: Properties, Design Optimization and Applications, W.O. Soboyejo, Editor, Taylor and Francis Group, in press, 2006.

J. Lou, P. Shrotriya, S. Allameh, T. Buchheit and W.O. Soboyejo, "Strain Gradient Plasticity Length Scale Parameters for LIGA Ni MEMS Thin Films", Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 441 299-307, 2006

J. Lou, P. Shrotriya and W.O. Soboyejo, A Cyclic Micro-bend Study of LIGA Ni Thin Films for MEMS Applications, ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 127, No. 1, 16-22, 2005.

S. Allameh*, J. Lou*, F. Kavishe and W.O. Soboyejo, An Investigation of Fatigue in LIGA Ni MEMS Thin Films, Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. A371, 256-266, 2004. * Contribute Equally

J. Lou, P. Shrotriya, T. Buchheit, D. Yang and W.O. Soboyejo, A Nano-Indentation Study on the Plasticity Length Scale Effects of LIGA Ni MEMS Structures, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 719-728, 2003.

J. Lou, S. Allameh, T. Buchheit and W.O. Soboyejo, An Investigation of the Effect of Thickness on Mechanical Properties of LIGA Ni MEMS Structures, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 38, 4129-4135, 2003.

J. Lou, F. Ye, M. Li and W.O. Soboyejo, Ductile Layer Toughening of Brittle Intermetallic Composites, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 37, 3023-3034, 2002.

J. Lou and W.O. Soboyejo, An Investigation of the Effects of Loading Rate on Resistance-Curve Behavior in Cast Lamellar Gamma-Based Titanium Aluminides, Metallurgical & Materials Transactions A, Vol. 32 (2), 325-337, 2001

J. Lou, C. Mercer and W.O. Soboyejo, An Investigation of the Effects of Temperature on Fatigue Crack Growth in a Cast Lamellar Ti-45Al-2Mn-2Nb+0.8 vol.% TiB2 Alloy, Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. A319, 618-624, 2001

Lou Group

  • B.E. Materials Science and Engineering (1998) Tsinghua University
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering (2000) The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D Materials Science (2004) Princeton University
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Rice Quantum Institute
  • Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
  • Nanomaterial synthesis, nanomechanical characterization and nanodevice fabrication for energy, environment and biomedical applications.
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