CNT Microfabrication and MEMS

Compliant Mechanisms

Chromatography

Data Storage

Self-assembled Circuits

Photovoltaics

Other Publications

Senior Theses

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## CNT Microfabrication and MEMS

- [Carbon nanotubes as a framework for high-aspect-ratio MEMS fabrication](http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JMEMS.2009.2035639)
- [High aspect ratio microelectromechanical systems: A versatile approach using carbon nanotubes as a framework](http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SENSOR.2009.5285766)
- [Effect of iron catalyst thickness on vertically aligned carbon nanotube forest straightness for CNT-MEMS](http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/22/5/055004)

## Compliant Mechanisms

- [Mechanical Property Measurement of Carbon Infiltrated Carbon Nanotube Structures for Compliant Micromechanisms](http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JMEMS.2014.2312847)
- [Material Properties of Carbon-Infiltrated Carbon Nanotube-Templated Structures for Microfabrication of Compliant Mechanisms](http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2011-64168)

## Chromatography

- [Effects of catalyst thickness on the fabrication and performance of carbon nanotube-templated thin layer chromatography plates](http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4795859)
- [Ozone priming of patterned carbon nanotube forests for subsequent atomic layer deposition-like deposition of SiO2 for the preparation of microfabricated thin layer chromatography plates](http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4801834)
- [Carbon-Nanotube-Templated Microfabrication of Porous Silicon-Carbon Materials with Application to Chemical Separations](http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adfm.201001851/full)
- [DNA-templated three-branched nanostructures for nanoelectronic devices](http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja043314l)
- [Stable, Microfabricated Thin Layer Chromatography Plates without Volume Distortion on Patterned, Amorphous Carbon-Primed Carbon Nanotube Forests](http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021967312011594)
- [Stable, microfabricated thin layer chromatography plates without volume distortion on patterned, carbon and Al2O3-primed carbon nanotube forests](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2012.07.086)
- [Pellicular Particles with Spherical Carbon Cores and Porous Nanodiamond/Polymer Shells for Reversed-Phase HPLC](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac200436a)
- [Carbon-Nanotube-Templated Microfabrication of Porous Silicon-Carbon Materials with Application to Chemical Separations](http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201001851)
- [The Blind Men and the Elephant as a Metaphor for Surface Analysis, as Applied to the Preparation and Analysis of New, Highly Stable Materials for Separations Science](http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927610057193)

## Data Storage

- [Carbon/Ternary Alloy/Carbon Optical Stack on Mylar as an Optical Data Storage Medium to Potentially Replace Magnetic Tape](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am401693u)
- [Oxidation of graphene 'bow tie' nanofuses for permanent, write-once-read-many data storage devices](http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/24/13/135202)
- [Characterization of the plastic substrates, the reflective layers, the adhesives, and the grooves of today's archival-grade recordable DVDs](http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3529981)
- [Carbon-Coated Tellurium for Optical Data Storage](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am100383j)
- [Analysis of the plastic substrates, the reflective layers, and the adhesives of today's archival-grade DVDs](http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.859187 )

## Self-assembled Circuits

- [DNA Origami Metallized Site Specifically to Form Electrically Conductive Nanowires](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp302316p)
- [Electrically Conductive Gold- and Copper-Metallized DNA Origami Nanostructures](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la305155u)
- [Chemical Alignment of DNA Origami to Block Copolymer Patterned Arrays of 5 nm Gold Nanoparticles](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl200306w)
- [Nanografting of silanes on silicon dioxide with applications to DNA localization and copper electroless deposition](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm071442d)

## Photovoltaics

- [Polymer molded templates for nanostructured amorphous silicon photovoltaics](http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.3554720)

## Other Publications

- [Data and device protection: A ToF-SIMS, wetting, and XPS study of an Apple iPod nano](http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sia.5352)
- [Thin films of carbon nanotubes via ultrasonic spraying of suspensions in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone and N-cyclohexyl-2-pyrrolidone](http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4861370)
- [Improved efficiency of reversed-phase carbon/nanodiamond/polymer core-shell particles for HPLC using carbonized poly(divinylbenzene) microspheres as the core materials](http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jssc.201300988)
- [Alternative FIB TEM Sample Preparation Method for Cross-Sections of Thin Metal Films Deposited on Polymer Substrates](http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927613001670)
- [Dual Patterning of a Poly(acrylic acid) Layer by Electron-Beam and Block Copolymer Lithographies](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la304486x)
- [Scaling parallel dielectrophoresis of carbon nanotubes: an enabling geometry](http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/23/18/185308)
- [Electron back-scattered diffraction of crystallized vanadium dioxide thin films on amorphous silicon dioxide](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2011.10.014)
- [Thiol-Ene-Thiol Photofunctionalization of Thiolated Monolayers with Polybutadiene and Functional Thiols, Including Thiolated DNA](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp206134g)
- [Functionalization/passivation of porous graphitic carbon with di-tert-amylperoxide](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2011.09.041)
- [Processing of Thin Carbon Nanotube-Polyimide Composite Membranes](http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/nnl.2011.1195)
- [Chemical Vapor Deposition of Three Aminosilancs on Silicon Dioxide: Surface Characterization, Stability, Effects of Silane Concentration, and Cyanine Dye Adsorption](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la102447y)
- [Attachment of Polybutadienes to Hydrogen-Terminated Silicon and Post-Derivatization of the Adsorbed Species](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la902760r)
- [The Structural Phase Transition in Individual Vanadium Dioxide Nanoparticles](http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1184-GG02-04)
- [Mechanical Properties of Beams from Self-Assembled Closely Packed and Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes](http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.175505)
- [Subsurface Oxidation for Micropatterning Silicon (SOMS)](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la803408x)
- [Self-Assembly of a Triangle-Shaped, Hexaplatinum-Incorporated, Supramolecular Amphiphile in Solution and at Interfaces](http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.200900595)
- [Giant micelles of organoplatinum(II) gemini amphiphiles](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la800136p)
- [Integrated three-dimensional microelectromechanical devices from processable carbon nanotube wafers](http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2008.98)
- [One-step growth of ca. 2-15 nm polymer thin films on hydrogen-terminated silicon](http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.200700752)
- [The effect of contact length on adhesion between carbon nanotubes on silicon dioxide](http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2821228)
- [Laser activation-modification of semiconductor surfaces (LAMSS) of 1-alkenes on silicon: A ToF-SIMS, chemometrics, and AFM analysis](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2006.12.027)
- [Chemistry of olefin-terminated homogeneous and mixed monolayers on scribed silicon](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm062735u)
- [Laser activation modification of semiconductor surfaces (LAMSS)](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la060562h)
- [Synthesis and characterization of photoluminescent In-doped CdSe nanoparticles](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2006.04.029)
- [Chemomechanical nanolithography: Nanografting on silicon and factors impacting linewidth](http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2006.220)
- [Electron exchange between Fe(II)-horse spleen ferritin and Co(III)/Mn(III) reconstituted horse spleen and Azotobacter vinelandii ferritins](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi060164d)
- [Measurement of the adhesion force between carbon nanotubes and a silicon dioxide substrate](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl060018t)
- [Polyelectrolytes as new matrices for secondary ion mass spectrometry](http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasms.2005.05.007)
- [Design and Construction of an Underground TEM Lab at Brigham Young University](http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927605509061)
- [Kinetic and Thermodynamic Characterization of the Cobalt and Manganese Oxyhydroxide Cores Formed in Horse Spleen Ferritin](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic049085l)
- [Electrical conductivity of ferritin proteins by conductive AFM](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl048218x)
- [DNA-templated three-branched nanostructures for nanoelectronic devices](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja043314l)
- [AFM Visualization of Mobile Influenza A M2 Molecules in Planar Bilayers](http://dx.doi.org/10.1529/biophysj.103.036111)
- [Automated, controlled deposition of nanoparticles on polyelectrolyte-coated silicon from chemomechanically patterned droplet arrays](http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b405809g)
- [Self-aligned mechanical attachment of carbon nanotubes to silicon dioxide structures by selective silicon dioxide chemical-vapor deposition](http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1636267)
- [Chemomechanical production of submicron edge width, functionalized, similar to 20 mu m features on silicon](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la020725b)
- [Chemomechanical surface patterning and functionalization of silicon surfaces using an atomic force microscope](http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1535267)
- [Optical dipole model for photodetection in the near field](http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.18.001543)
- [Surface transformation and photoinduced recovery in CdSe nanocrystals](http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.3132)
- [Aligned microcontact printing of micrometer-scale poly-L-Lysine structures for controlled growth of cultured neurons on planar microelectrode arrays](http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/10.817614)
- [Chemical and Topographical Surface Modification for Control of Central Nervous System Cell Adhesion](http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1009982306118)
- [Diffraction-Based Cell Detection Using a Microcontact Printed Antibody Grating](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac9711302)
- [Patterned Protein Layers on Solid Substrates by Thin Stamp Microcontact Printing](http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la9710482)
- [Nanometer-scale absorption spectroscopy by near-field photodetection optical microscopy](http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.117403)
- [Optical intensity mapping on the nanometer scale by near-field photodetection optical microscopy](http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000447)
- [Micromachined submicrometer photodiode for scanning probe microscopy](http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.114223)

## Senior Theses

- [Developing Atomic Layer Deposition Techniques of Tungsten on Carbon Nanotube Microstructures](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/470)
- [Infiltration of CNT forests by Atomic Layer Deposition for MEMS Applications](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/464)
- [Vertically Aligned Three Dimensionally Patterned Silicon Carbide Nanowires](?unavailable)
- [Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Carbon-Nanotube-Templated Metallic Microstructures](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/317)
- [Experimental Determination of the Pt K Edge K-Factor for Nanoparticle Order-Disorder Transition Analysis](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/314)
- [Bulge Testing of Duracoat and Carbon in the Large Deflection Limit](?unavailable)
- [Low-Z, Chemically Resistant, Microfabricated Carbon Composite Transmission Electron Microscope Grids](?unavailable)
- [Sub-Reflector Proof of Concept](?unavailable)
- [Fabrication Of Suspended Graphene Membranes Grown By Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Using Carbon Nanotubes](?unavailable)
- [Tungsten Infiltrated Carbon Nanotube Forests As A Framework For 3-D Microfabrication](?unavailable)
- [Electrical and Optical Properties of Cupric Oxide Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis](?unavailable)
- [Determining The Cause Of Metal Oxide Film Growth Due To Exposure To Vacuum Ultraviolet Light](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/286)
- [Mechanical Properties of a-Carbon Infiltrated Carbon Nanotube Templated Materials](?unavailable)
- [Investigation of areas of low conductivity in coatings of Ge2Sb2Te5 (GST) on a metallic base](?unavailable)
- [Simulation of Electron Diffraction Patterns in the CuAu L10 Phase](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/241)
- [Improved Power Output of Vertically-Oriented Solar Cells](?unavailable)
- [Maximizing Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth with 99.5% Pure Ethylene](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/170)
- [Selectively Grown Silicon Nanowires For Transistor Devices](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/181)
- [The Relationship Between Water Contact Angle And Adhesion Peel Force In Uv-Treated Ots Multilayers](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/191)
- [Nanoshaving And Nanografting Of Water-Soluble Polymers On Glass Surfaces](?unavailable)
- [Fabrication Of Transistors From Purified (7; 6) Carbon Nanotubes](?unavailable)
- [Patterning Vertical Structures for Use in Constructing Amorphous Silicon Solar Cell Molds](?unavailable)
- [Resistivity Measurements With Hysteresis In Crystalline Thin Films Of Vanadium Dioxide By Four-Point Probe](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/83)
- [Diode Properties of Nanotube Networks](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/14)
- [Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes As A Framework For Microfabrication Of High Aspect Ratio Mems](?unavailable)
- [Process For Aggregation Of Micron-Sized Patterns Of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Forests](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/90)
- [GST Crystallite-Density TEM-Analysis Finds No Crystalline Structure](?unavailable)
- [Surface Phase Transformation In Lithium Aluminate](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/88)
- [Studying And Eliminating Adventitious Carbon Contamination On Silicon Wafers](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/94)
- [Effect Of Catalyst Thickness And Barrier Layers On Patterned Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth](?unavailable)
- [Apparatus for Vacuum Heating of TEM Samples](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/21)
- [Absolute Quantum Yield Measurements Of Density Separated Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Suspensions](?unavailable)
- [Imaging Ribosomes In Fluid Using The Atomic Force Microscope](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/131)
- [Characterization Of Crystalline Vanadium Dioxide By Transmission Electron Microscopy](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/116)
- [Biological Deposition Of Iron Catalyst For Carbon Nanotube Growth](http://www.physics.byu.edu/docs/thesis/122)
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