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Ilhan Aksay

Selected Publications

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  1. C. Punckt, F. Muckel, S. Wolff, I.A. Aksay, C.A. Chavarin, G. Bacher, W. Mertin, "The Effect of Degree of Reduction on the Electrical Properties of Functionalized Graphene Sheets," Appl. Phys. Lett. 102 [2] 023114 (2013)
  2. J.D. Roy-Mayhew, G. Boschloo, A. Hagfeldt, I.A. Aksay, "Functionalized Graphene Sheets as a Versatile Replacement for Platinum in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4 [5] 2794-2800 (2012)
  3. C. Punckt, L. Jan, P. Jiang, T.A. Frewen, D.A. Saville, I.G. Kevrekidis, I.A. Aksay, "Autonomous Colloidal Crystallization in a Galvanic Microreactor," J. Appl. Phys. 112 074905 (2012)
  4. B. Ozbas, S. Toki, B.S. Hsiao, B. Chu, R.A. Register, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, D.H. Adamson, "Strain-Induced Crystallization and Mechanical Properties of Functionalized Graphene Sheet-Filled Natural Rubber," J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys 50 [10] 718-23 (2012)
  5. B. Ozbas, C.D. O'Neill, R.A. Register, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, D.H. Adamson, "Multifunctional Elastomer Nanocomposites with Functionalized Graphene Single Sheets," J. Polym. Sci. B-Polym. Phys 50 [13] 910-16 (2012)
  6. L.-M. Liu, R. Car, A. Selloni, D. Dabbs, I.A. Aksay, R. Yetter, "Enhanced Thermal Decomposition of Nitromethane on Functionalized Graphene Sheets: ab-initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations," J. Am. Chem.Soc 134 [46] 19011-16 (2012)
  7. X. Li, W. Qi, D. Mei, M.L. Sushko, I. Aksay, J. Liu, "Functionalized Graphene Sheets as Molecular Templates for Controlled Nucleation and Self-Assembly of Metal Oxide-Graphene Nanocomposites," Adv. Mater. 24 [37] 5136-41 (2012)
  8. J.-L. Li, H.C. Schniepp, I.A. Aksay, R. Car, "Phonon-Induced Anisotropic Dispersion Forces on a Metallic Substrate ," Nano Life 2 [2] 12400001 (2012)
  9. D.M. Dabbs, I.A. Aksay, "Multifunctional and Low-Density Inorganic Nanocomposites," JOM 64 [2] 226-33 (2012)
  10. M. Bozlar, C. Punckt, S. Korkut, J. Zhu, C.C. Foo, Z. Suo, I.A. Aksay, "Dielectric Elastomer Actuators with Elastomeric Electrodes," Appl. Phys. Lett. 101 091907 (2012)
  11. S. Zhang, Y.Y. Shao, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin , "Graphene-polypyrrole Nanocomposite as a Highly Efficient and Low Cost Electrically Switched Ion Exchanger for Removing ClO4¯ from Wastewater," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 3 [9] 3633-37 (2011)
  12. S. Zhang, Y.Y Shao, H.G. Liao, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, G.P. Yin, Y.H. Lin, "Graphene Decorated with PtAu Alloy Nanoparticles: Facile Synthesis and Promising Application for Formic acid Oxidation," Chem. Mater. 23 [5] 1079-81 (2011) 
  13. L. Yan, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay, W. Mertin, G. Bacher, "Local Voltage Drop in a Single Functionalized Graphene Sheet Characterized by Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy," Nano Lett. 11 [9] 3543-49 (2011) 
  14. J. Xiao, D.H. Mei, X.L. Li, D.Y. Wang, G.L. Graff, W.D. Bennett, L.V. Saraf, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, J.-G. Zhang, "Hierarchically Porous, Graphene as a Lithium-Air Battery Electrode," Nano Lett. 11 [11] 5071-78 (2011)
  15.  M.A. Pope, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay, "The Intrinsic Capacitance and Redox Activity of Functionalized Graphene Sheets," J. Phys. Chem. C 115 [41] 20326-334 (2011)
  16. S. Pan, I.A. Aksay, "Factors Controlling the Size of Graphene Oxide Sheets Produced via Graphite Oxide Route ," ACS Nano 5 [5] 4073-83 (2011)
  17. R. Kou, Y.Y. Shao, D.H. Mei, Z.M. Nie, D.H. Wang, C.M. Wang, V.V Viswanathan, S. Park, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, Y. Wang, J. Liu, "Stabilization of Electrocatalytic Metal Nanoparticles at Metal-Metal Oxide-Graphene Triple Junction Points," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 [8] 2541-47 (2011)
  18. S. Korkut, J.D. Roy-Mayhew, D.M. Dabbs, D.L. Milius, I.A. Aksay, "High-Surface Area Tapes Produced with Functionalized Graphene," ACS Nano 5 [6] 5214-22 (2011)
  19. S.R.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti, "Structure and Energetics of Thin Film Water," J. Phys. Chem. C 115 [11] 4624-35 (2011)
  20. Y.L. Cao, X.L. Li, I.A. Aksay, J. Lemmon, Z.M. Nie, Z.G. Yang, J. Liu, "Sandwiched Graphene-Sulfur Nanocomposite for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 [17] 7660-65 (2011)
  21. D.H. Wang, R. Kou, D.W. Choi, Z.G. Yang, Z.M. Nie, J. Li, L.V. Saraf, D.H. Hu, J.G. Zhang, G.L. Graff, J. Liu, M.A. Pope, I.A. Aksay, "Ternary Self-Assembly of Ordered Metal Oxide-Graphene Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Storage," ACS Nano 4 [3] 1587-95 (2010)
  22. Z.W. Tang, H. Wu, J.R. Cort, G.W. Buchko, Y.Y. Zhang, Y.Y. Shao, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin, "Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves its Biostability and Specificity," Small 6 [11] 1205-09 (2010)
  23. Y.Y. Shao, S. Zhang, M.H. Engelhard, G.C. Shao, Y. Wong, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, "Nitrogen-doped Graphene and its Electrochemical Applications," J. Mater. Chem. 20 7491-96 (2010)
  24. Y.Y. Shao, J. Wang, H. Wu, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, "Graphene Based Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors: A Review," Electroanalysis 22 [10] 1027-36 (2010)
  25. J.D. Roy-Mayhew, D.J. Bozym, C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay, "Functionalized Graphene as a Catalytic Counter Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," ACS Nano 4 6203-6211 (2010)
  26. C. Punckt, M.A. Pope, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin, I.A. Aksay, "Electrochemical Performance of Graphene as Effected by Electrode Porosity and Graphene Functionalization," Electroanalysis 22 asap (2010)
  27. X.H. Kang, J. Wang, H. Wu, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, "A Graphene-based Electrochemical Sensor for Sensitive Detection of Paracetamol," Talanta 81 [3] 754-59 (2010)
  28. Z. Fang, C. Punckt, E.Y. Leung, H.C. Schniepp, I.A. Aksay, "Tuning of Structural Color Using a Dielectric Actuator and Multifunctional Compliant Electrodes," Appl. Opt. 49 in press (2010)
  29. D. Du, Z.X. Zou, Y.S. Shin, J. Wang, H. Wu, M.H. Engelhard, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, "Sensitive Immunosensor for Cancer Biomarker Based on Dual Signal Amplification Strategy of Graphene Sheets and Multienzyme Functionalized Carbon Nanospheres," Anal. Chem. 82 [7]2989-2995 (2010)
  30. H. Wu, J. Wang, X.H. Kang, C.M. Wang, D.H. Wang, J. Liu, I.A. Aksay, Y.H. Lin, “Glucose Biosensor based on Immobilization of Glucose Oxidase in Platinum Nanoparticles/Graphene/Chitosan Nanocomposite Film,” Talanta 80 [1] 403-406 (2009).
  31. D.H. Wang, D.W. Choi, J. Li, Z.G. Yang, Z.M. Nie, R. Kou, D.H. Hu, C.M. Wang, L.V. Saraf, J.G. Zhang, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, “Self-assembled TiO2-Graphene Hybrid Nanostructures for Enhanced Li-ion Insertion,” ACS Nano, 3 [4] 907-914 (2009).
  32. J.L. Sabourin, D.M. Dabbs, F.L. Dryer, R.A. Yetter, I.A. Aksay, “Functionalized Graphene Sheet Colloids for Enhanced Fuel Combustion,” ACS Nano 3 [12] 907-914 (2009).
  33. C. Punckt, I.A. Aksay, “Dissolution Dynamics of Thin Films Measured by Optical Reflectance,” J. Chem. Phys. 131 [24] 244710:1-5 (2009).
  34. R. Kou, Y.Y. Shao, D.H. Wang, M.H. Engelhard, J.H. Kwak, J. Wang, V.V. Viswanathan, C.M. Wang, Y.H. Lin, Y. Wang, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, “Enhanced Activity and Stability of Pt Catalysts on Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction,” Electrochemistry Communications, 11 [5] 954-957 (2009).
  35. X.H. Kang, J. Wang, H. Wu, I.A. Aksay, J. Liu, Y.H. Lin, “Glucose Oxidase-Graphene-Chitosan Modified Electrode for direct Electrochemistry and Glucose Sensing,” Biosensors Bioelectronics 25 [4] 901-905 (2009).
  36.  Y. Hirata, A. Hara, I.A. Aksay, “Thermodynamics of Densification of Powder Compact,” Ceramics International, 35 [7] 2667-2674 (2009).
  37.  S.R.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti, “Evolution from Surface-Influenced to Bulk-Like Dynamics in Nanoscopically Confined Water,” J. Phys. Chem. B 113 [23] 7973-7976 (2009).
  38. S.R.V. Castrillón, N. Giovambattista, I.A. Aksay, P.G. Debenedetti, “Effect of Surface Polarity on the Structure and Dynamics of Water in Nano-scale Confinement,” J. Phys. Chem. B 113 [5] 1438-1446 (2009).
  39. H.C. Schniepp, H.C. Shum, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Rough Surfaces,” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 [38] 14902-14906 (2008).
  40. H.C. Schniepp, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Tip-Induced Orientational Order of Surfactant Micelles on Gold,” Langmuir 24 [24] 626-631 (2008).
  41. H. Schniepp, K.N. Kudin, J.-L. Li, R.K. Prud’homme, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, “Bending Properties of Single Functionalized Graphene Sheets,” ACS Nano 2 [12] 2577-2584 (2008).
  42. W.D. Ristenpart, P. Jiang, M.A. Slowik, C. Punckt, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Electrohydrodynamic Flow and Colloidal Patterning near Inhomogeneities on Electrodes,” Langmuir 24 [21] 12172-12180 (2008).
  43. T. Ramanathan, A.A. Abdala, S. Stankovich, D.A. Dikin, M. Herrera­Alonso, R.D. Piner, D.H. Adamson, H.C. Schniepp, X. Chen, R.S. Ruoff, S.T. Nguyen, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud’homme, L.C. Brinson, “Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Polymer Nanocomposites,” Nature Nanotechnology 3 [6] 327-331 (2008).
  44. H.F. Poon, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Linear Colloidal Arrays by Electrohydrodynamic Printing,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93 [13] 133114- 1-3 (2008).
  45. C.M. Murira, C. Punckt, H.C. Schniepp, B. Khusid, I.A. Aksay, “Inhibition and Promotion of Copper Corrosion by CTAB in a Microreactor System,” Langmuir 24 [24] 14269-14275 (2008).
  46. K.N. Kudin, B. Ozbas, H.C. Schniepp, R.K. Prud’homme, I.A. Aksay, R. Car, “Raman Spectra of Graphite Oxide and Functionalized Graphene Sheets,” Nano Lett. 8 [1] 36-41 (2008).
  47. S. Korkut, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Colloidal Cluster Arrays by Electrohydrodynamic Printing,” Langmuir 24 [21] 12196-12201 (2008).
  48. S. Korkut, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Enhanced Stability of Electrohydrodynamic Jets through Gas Ionization,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 [3] 034503 1-4 (2008).
  49. S. Korkut, I.A. Aksay, “Reply to the Comment on Enhanced Stability of Electrohydrodynamic Jets through Gas Ionization,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 [5] 059402-1 (2008).
  50. H.C. Schniepp, H.C. Shum, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Surfactant Aggregates at Rough Solid–Liquid Interfaces,” J. Phys. Chem. B 111 [30] 8708-8712 (2007).
  51. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Electrically Driven Flow Near a Colloidal Particle Close to an Electrode with a Faradaic Current,” Langmuir 23 [7] 4071-4080 (2007).
  52. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Electrohydrodynamic Flow around a Colloidal Particle Near an Electrode with an Oscillating Potential,” J. Fluid Mech. 575 83-109 (2007).
  53. M.J. McAllister, J.-L. Li, D.H. Adamson, H.C. Schniepp, A.A. Abdala, M. Herrera-Alonso, D.L. Milius, R. Car, R.K. Prud’homme, I.A. Aksay, “Single Sheet Functionalized Graphene by Oxidation and Thermal Expansion of Graphite,” Chem. Materials 19 [18] 4396-4404 (2007).
  54. A.Y. Ku, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Electric Field-induced Orientation of Surfactant-templated Nanoscopic Silica,” Langmuir 23 [15] 8156-8162 (2007).
  55. M. Herrera-Alonso, A.A. Abdala, M.J. McAllister, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud’homme, “Intercalation and Stitching of Graphite Oxide with Difunctional Amines,” Langmuir 23 [21] 10644-10649 (2007).
  56. D.H. Adamson, D.M. Dabbs, C.R. Pacheco, M.V. Giotto, D.E. Morse, I.A. Aksay, “Non-Peptide Polymeric Silicatein α Mimic for Neutral pH Catalysis in the Formation of Silica,” Macromolecules 40 [16] 5710-5717 (2007).
  57. H.C. Schniepp, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Self-healing of Surfactant Surface Micelles on Millisecond Timescales,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 [38] 12378-79 (2006).
  58. H.C. Schniepp, J.-L. Li, M.J. McAllister, H. Sai, M. Herrera-Alonso, D.H. Adamson, R.K. Prud’homme, R. Car, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Functionalized Single Graphene Sheets Derived from Splitting Graphite Oxide,” J. Phys. Chem. B 110 [17] 8535-39 (2006).
  59. D.A. Saville, J. Chun, J.L. Li, H.C, Schniepp, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, “Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Inorganic Crystals,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 [1] 18301 1-4 (2006).
  60. S.G. Miller, P.Heimann, D. Scheiman, D.H. Adamson, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud’homme, “Interfacial Strength and Physical Properties of Functionalized Graphene – Epoxy Nanocomposites,” Proc. SAMPE (2006).
  61. A.S. Malik, D.M. Dabbs, H.E. Katz, I.A. Aksay, “Silica Monoliths Templated on L3-Liquid Crystal,” Langmuir 22 [1] 325-31 (2006).
  62. J.-L. Li, K.N. Kudin, M.J. McAllister, R.K. Prud’homme, I.A. Aksay, R. Car, “Oxygen Driven Unzipping of Graphitic Materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 [17] 176101 1-4 (2006).
  63. D.M. Dabbs, N. Mulders, I.A. Aksay, “Solvothermal Removal of the Organic Template
    from L3 (‘Sponge’) Templated Silica Monoliths” J. Nanoparticle Res. 8 [5] 603-14 (2006).
  64. J. Chun, J.-L. Li, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Anisotropic Adsorption of Molecular Assemblies on Crystalline Surfaces,” J. Phys. Chem. B 110 [33] 16624-32 (2006).
  65. C.-H. Chen, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Scaling Laws for Pulsed Electrohydrodynamic Drop Formation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 124103 1-3 (2006).
  66. C.-H. Chen, D.A. Saville, I.A. Aksay, “Electrohydrodynamic ‘Drop-and-Place’ Particle Deployment,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 [15] 154104 1-3 (2006).
  67. S.H. Bhansali, A.-S. Malik, J.M. Jarvis, I. Akartuna, D.M. Dabbs, J.D. Carbeck, I.A. Aksay, “The Stability of L3 Sponge Phase in Acidic Solutions,” Langmuir 22 [9] 4060-64 (2006).
  68. S.H. Bhansali, J.M. Jarvis, I.A. Aksay, J.D. Carbeck, “Enhanced Resonator Sensitivity with Nanostructured Porous Silica Coatings,” Langmuir 22 [15] 6676-82 (2006).
  69. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay, “Microchannel Molding: A Soft Lithography-inspired Approach to Micrometer-scale Patterning,” J. Mater. Res. 20 [8] 1995-2005 (2005).
  70. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay, “Low-cost Patterning of Ceramic Thin Films,” Chap. 6 in Electroceramics in MEMS, Part B, Ed. Nava Setter (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005).
  71. J-L. Li, J. Chun, N.S. Wingreen, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Use of Dielectric Functions in the Theory of Dispersion Forces,” Phys. Rev. B 71 [23] 235412 1-6 (2005).
  72. D.M. Dabbs, U. Ramachandran, S. Lu, J. Liu, L.-Q. Wang, I.A. Aksay, “Inhibition of Aluminum Oxyhydroxide Precipitation with Citric Acid,” Langmuir 21 [25] 11690-95 (2005).
  73. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Assembly of Colloidal Aggregates by Electrohydrodynamic Flow: Kinetic Experiments and Scaling Analysis,” Phys. Rev. E 69 [2] 021405 (2004).
  74. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay, “Submicrometer-Scale Patterning of Ceramic Thin Films,” J. Electroceram. 12 [1-2] 53-68 (2004).
  75. D.H. Adamson, D.M. Dabbs, D.E. Morse, I.A. Aksay, “Non-peptide, Silicatein Alpha Inspired Silica Condensation Catalyst,” ACS Abstr. 227 U511 145 - PMSE Part 2 (2004).
  76. A.A. Abdala, D.L. Milius, D.H. Adamson, I.A. Aksay, R.K. Prud'homme, “Inspired by Abalone Shell: Strengthening of Porous Ceramics with Polymers,” ACS Abstr. 227 U527 235 - PMSE Part 2 (2004).
  77. R.A. Yetter, V. Yang, Z Wang, Y. Wang, D.L. Milius, M.J. Peluse, I.A. Aksay, M. Angioletti, F.L. Dryer, “Development of Meso and Micro Scale Liquid Propellant Thrusters,” Proc. 41st Aerospace Science Meeting, AIAA #2003-0676 (2003).
  78. J. Vican, B.F. Gajdeczko, F.L. Dryer, D.L. Milius, I.A. Aksay, R.A. Yetter, “Development of a Microreactor as Thermal Source for Microelectromechanical Systems Power Generation,” Proc. Combustion Inst. 29 909-16 (2003).
  79. J.S. Vartuli, M. Ozenbas, C.M. Chun, M. Trau, I.A. Aksay, “Micropatterned Lead Zirconium Titanate Thin Films,” J. Mater. Res. 18 [5] 1259-65 (2003).
  80. W.D. Ristenpart, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, “Electrically Guided Assembly of Planar Superlattices in Binary Colloidal Suspensions,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 [12] 128303 (2003).
  81. C.R. Martin, I.A. Aksay, “Topographical Evolution of Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) Thin Films Patterned by Micromolding in Capillaries,” J. Phys. Chem. B 107 [18] 4261-68 (2003).
  82. N.J. Gleason, C.J. Nodes, E.M. Higham, N. Guckert, I.A. Aksay, J.E. Schwarzbauer, J.D. Carbeck “Patterning Proteins and Cells Using Two-Dimensional Arrays of Colloids,” Langmuir 19 [3] 513-8 (2003).
  83. X.P. Li, W.Y. Shih, J.S. Vartuli, D.L. Milius, I.A. Aksay, W.H. Shih, “Effect of a transverse tensile stress on the electric-field-induced domain reorientation in soft PZT: In situ XRD study,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 85 [4] 844-50 (2002).
  84. X.P. Li, W.Y. Shih, J.S. Vartuli, D.L. Milius, R.K. Prud'homme, I.A. Aksay, W.H. Shih, “Detection of water-ice transition using a lead zirconate titanate/brass transducer,” J. Appl. Phys. 92 [1] 106-11 (2002).
  85. C.L. Brown, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville, M.H. Hecht, “Template-directed assembly of a de novo designed protein,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124 [24] 6846-48 (2002).