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Ilhan Aksay
Selected Publications

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  1. "Single Sheet Functionalized Graphene by Oxidation and Thermal Expansion of Graphite," Chem. Materials, 19, 2007 [with M.J. McAllister, J.-L. Li, D.H. Adamson, H.C. Schniepp, A.A. Abdala, M. Herrera-Alonso, D.L. Milius, R. Car and R.K. Prud’homme].
  2. "Electrohydrodynamic Flow around a Colloidal Particle near an Electrode with an Oscillating Potential," J. Fluid Mech., 575, 83-109, 2007 [with W.D. Ristenpart and D.A. Saville].
  3. "Electrically Driven Flow near a Colloidal Particle Close to an Electrode with a Faradaic Current," Langmuir, 23, 2007 [with W.D. Ristenpart and D.A. Saville].
  4. “Enhanced Resolator Sensitivity with Nanostructured Porous Silica coatings,” Langmuir, 22, 6676-82, 2006 [with S.H. Bhansali, J.M. Jarvis, and J.D. Carbeck].
  5. “That Stability of L3 Sponge Phase in Acidic Solutions,” Langmuir, 22, 4060-4064, 2006 [with S.H. Bhansali, A.-S. Malik, J.M. Jarvis, I. Akartuna, D.M. Dabbs, and J.D. Carbeck].
  6. “Electrohydrodynamic “Drop-and-Place” Paraticle Deployment,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 154104/1-3, 2006 [with C.-H. Chen and D.A. Saville].
  7. "Scaling Laws for Pulsed Electrohydrodynamic Drop Formation," Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 124103 1-3, 2006 [with C.-H. Chen and D.A. Saville].
  8. "Anisotropic Adsorption of Molecular Assemblies on Crystalline Surfaces," J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 16624-16632,, 2006 [J. Chun, J.-L. Li, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, and D.A. Saville]
  9. "Solvothermal Removal of the Organic Template from L3 (“Sponge”) Templated Silica Monoliths," J. Nanoparticle Res., 8, 603-614, 2006 [with D.M. Dabbs and N. Mulders].
  10. "Oxygen Driven Unzipping of Graphitic Materials," Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 176101 1-4, 2006 [with J.-L. Li, K.N. Kudin, M.J. McAllister, R.K. Prud'homme and R. Car].
  11. "Silica Monoliths Templated on L3-Liquid Crystal," Langmuir, 22, 325-31, 2006 [with A.S. Malik, D.M. Dabbs and H.E. Katz].
  12. "Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Inorganic Crystals," Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 18301, 1-4, 2006 [with D.A. Saville, J. Chun, J.L. Li, H.C. Schniepp and R. Car].
  13. "Functionalized Single Graphene Sheets Derived from Splitting Graphite Oxide," J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 8535-39, 2006 [with H.C. Schniepp, J.-L. Li, M.J. McAllister, H. Sai, M. Herrera-Alonso, D.H. Adamson, R.K. Prud’homme, R. Car and D.A. Saville].
  14. "Self-healing of Surfactant Surface Micelles on Millisecond Timescales," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 12378-12379, 2006 [with H.C. Schniepp and D.A. Saville].
  15. “Inhibition of Aluminum Oxyhydroxide Precipitation with Citric Acid,” Langmuir, 21, 11690-11695, 2005 [with D.M. Dabbs, U. Ramachandran, S. Lu, J. Liu, L.-Q. Wang].
  16. “Use of Dielectric Functions in the Theory of Dispersion Forces,” Phys. Rev. B, 71, 235412/1-6, 2005 [J.-L. Li, J. Chun, N.S. Wingreen, R. Car, I.A. Aksay, D.A. Saville].
  17. “Low-cost Patterning of Ceramic Thin Films,” Chap. 6 in Electroceramics in MEMS, Part B, edited by Nava Setter (Kluwer Academic Publishers) 2005 [with C.R. Martin].
  18. “Microchannel Molding: A Soft Lithography-Inspired Approach to Micrometer-Scale Patterning,” J. Mater. Res., 20, 1995-2005, 2005 [with C.R. Martin].
  19. “Assembly of Colloidal Aggregates by Electrohydrodynamic Flow: Kinetic Experiments and Scaling Analysis.” Phys. Rev. E, 69, 021405/1, 2004 [with W.D. Ristenpart and D.A. Saville].
  20. “Submicrometer-Scale Patterning of Ceramic Thin Films.” J. Electroceramics, 12, 53, 2004 [with C.R. Martin].
  21. “Non-Peptide, Silicatein Alpha Inspired Silica condensation Catalyst.” Abstracts of Papers of Amer. Chem. Soc., 227, U511, 2004 [with D.H. Adamson, D.M. Dabbs, and D.E. Morse].
  22. “Inspired by Abalone Shell: Strengthening of Porous Ceramics with Polymers.” Abstract of Papers of Amer. Chem. Soc., 227, U525, 2004 [with A.A. Abdala, D.L. Milius, D.H. Adamson, and R.K. Prud’homme].
  23. “Development of a Microreactor as a Thermal Source for Microelectromechanical Systems Power Generation.” Proc. Combustion Inst., 29, 2003 [with J. Vican, B.F. Gajdeczko, F.L. Dryer, D.L. Milius, and R.A. Yetter].
  24. “Micropatterned Lead Zirconium Titanate Thin Films.” J. Mat. Res., 18, 1259, 2003 [with J.S. Vartuli, M. Ozenbas, C.M. Chun, and M. Trau].
  25. “Electrically Guided Assembly of Planar Superlattices in Binary Colloidal Suspensions.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 90, 128303/1, 2003 [with W.D. Ristenpart and D.A. Saville].
  26. “Topographical Evolution of Lead Zirconate Titanate (Pzt) Thin Films Patterned by Micromolding in Capillaries.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 107, 4261, 2003 [with C.R. Martin].
  27. “Patterning Proteins and Cells Using Two-Dimensional Arrays of Colloids.” Langmuir, 19, 513, 2003 [with N.J. Gleason, C.J. Nodes, E.M. Higham, N. Guckert, J.E. Schwarzbauer, and J.D. Carbeck].
  28. “Electrohydrodynamically Patterned Colloidal Crystals.” U.S. Patent #6,533,903, March 18, 2003 [with R.C. Hayward, H.F. Poon, Y. Xiao, and D.A. Saville].
  29. “Biomimimetic Pathways for Assembling Inorganic Thin Films and Oriented Mesoscopic Silicate Patterns through Guided Growth.” U.S. Patent #6,547,940, April 15, 2003 [with M. Trau, S. Manne, I. Honma, and G.M. Whitesides].
  30. “Sol-Gel Coated Polarization Vessels.” U.S. Patent #6,551,559, April 22, 2003 [with G.D. Cates, Jr., W. Happer, M.F. Hsu, and D.M. Dabbs].
  31. “Formation of a Silicate Sponge (L3) Phase.” U.S. Patent #6,638,885, October 28, 2003 [with K.M. McGrath, D.M. Dabbs, and S.M. Gruner].
  32. “Template-Directed Assembly of a de novo Designed Protein.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 6846, 2002 [with C.L. Brown, D.A. Saville, and M.H. Hecht].
  33. “Detection of Water-Ice Transition Using a Lead Zirconate Titanate/Brass Transducer.” J. Appl. Phys., 92, 106, 2002 [with X.P. Li, W.Y. Shih, J.S. Vartuli, D.L. Milius, R.K. Prud’homme, and W.H. Shih].
  34. “Effect of a Transverse Tensile Stress on the Electric-Filed-Induced Domain Reorientation in Soft PZT: In situ XRD Study.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 85, 844, 2002 [with X.P. Li, W.Y. Shih, J.S. Vartuli, D.L. Milius, and W.H. Shih].
  35. “Plastically Deformable Aqueous Ceramic Slurries and Methods of Making such Compositions.” U.S. Patent #6,494,945, December 17, 2002 [with H.-L. Ker].
  36. “A Model for the Robust Mechanical Behavior of Nacre.” J. Mater. Res., 16, 2475, 2001 [with A.G. Evans, Z. Suo, R.Z. Wang, M.Y. He, and J.W. Hutchison].
  37. “Cure Depth in Photopolymerization: Experiments and Theory.” J. Mater. Res., 16, 3536, 2001 [with J.H. Lee and R.K. Prud’homme].
  38. “Hierarchical Structure-Ferroelectricity Relationships of Barium Titanate Particles.” Crys. Growth Des., 1, 401, 2001 [with T. Lee].
  39. “Barium Titanate Nanoparticles in Block Copolymers.” Langmuir, 17, 7656, 2001 [with T. Lee, N. Yao, and H. Imai].
  40. “Electromechanical Properties of a Ceramic d31-Gradient Flextensional Actuator.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84, 996, 2001 [with X. Li, J.S. Vartuli, D.L. Milius, W.Y. Shih, and W.-H. Shih].
  41. “Simultaneous Liquid Viscosity and Density Determination with Piezoelectric Unimorph Cantilevers.” J. Appl. Phys., 89, 1497, 2001 [with W.Y. Shih, X. Li, H. Gu, and W.-H. Shih].
  42. “Deformation Mechanisms in Nacre.” J. Mater. Res., 16, 2485, 2001 [with R.Z. Wang, Z. Suo, A.G. Evans, and N. Yao].
  43. “Continuous Crystalline Carbonate Apatite Thin Films. A Biomimetic Approach.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 2196, 2001 [with G. Xu and J.T. Groves].
  44. “Nanostructured Bio-Inspired Materials.” In Nanophase and Nanostructured Materials, Vol. 2, Z.L. Wang and Y. Liu, eds., Kluwer-Tsinghua University Press, p. 237, 2001 [with N. Yao, R. Wang, A.Y. Ku, and D.A. Saville].
  45. “Method for Preparation of Ceramic Articles.” U.S. Patent #6,197,843, March 6, 2001 [with G.D. Rose, R.K. Prud’homme, G.D. McCann, D.L. Schmidt, and R. Garg].
  46. “Biomimetic Pathways for Assembling Inorganic Thin Films and Oriented Mesoscopic Silicate Patterns through Guided Growth.” U.S. Patent #6,228,248, May 8, 2001 [with M. Trau, S. Manne, I. Honma, and G.M. Whitesides].
  47. “Controlled Architecture Ceramic Composites by Stereolithography.” U.S. Patent #6,283,997, September 4, 2001 [with R. Garg, R.K. Prud’homme, V.F. Janas, K.S. Kevor, and S.T. Huxel].
  48. “Multilayer Ceramic Piezoelectric Laminates with Zinc Oxide Conductors.” U.S. Patent #6,329,741, December 11, 2001 [with J.S. Vartuli, R.K. Prud’homme, D.L. Milius, X. Li, W.-H. Shih, and W.Y. Shih].
  49. “Scanning Electron Microscopic Analysis on the Deformation Mechanisms in Nacre.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2001, G.W. Bailey, R.L. Price, E. Voelkl and I.H. Musselman, eds., Springer- Verlag, New York, NY, p. 11 18, 2001 [with R.Z. Wang, Z. Suo, A.G. Evans, and N. Yao].
  50. “TEM Studies of Disorder-Order Transition in the Acid-Catalyzed Growth of Mesoscopic Silica Thin Films.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2001, G.W. Bailey, R.L. Price, E. Voelkl and I.H. Musselman, eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, p. 122627, 2001 [with N. Yao, A.Y. Ku, and D.A. Saville].
  51. “Apparatus for Electrohydrodynamically Assembling Patterned Colloidal Structures.” U.S. Patent #6,033,547, March 7, 2000 [with M. Trau and D.A. Saville].
  52. “Making Large, Single Crystal, 123 YBCO Superconductors.” U.S. Patent #6,046,139, April 14, 2000 [with K.Y. Blohowiak, D.F. Garrigus, T.S. Luhman, K.E. McCrary, M. Strasik, F. Dogan, W.C. Hicks, and C.B. Martin].
  53. “Self-Assembled Ceramics Produced by Complex-Fluid Templation.” Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 51, 601, 2000 [with D.M. Dabbs].
  54. “Spin Susceptibility in Underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+x.” Phys. Rev. B, 61, 14773, 2000 [with H.F. Fong, P. Bourges, Y. Sidis, L.P. Regnault, J. Bossy, A. Ivanov, D.L. Milius, and B. Keimer].
  55. “Electrophoretic Assembly of Colloidal Crystals with Optically Tunable Micropatterns.” Nature, 404, 56, 2000 [with R.C. Hayward and D.A. Saville.
  56. “Sol Gel Coated Glass Cells for Spin-exchange Polarized 3He.” Appl. Phys. Lett., 77, 2069, 2000 [with M.F. Hsu, G.D. Cates, I. Kominis, and D.M. Dabbs].
  57. “Synthesis of Mesostructured NiO with Silica.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 39, 684, 2000 [with X. Liu, C.-M. Chun, and W.-H. Shih].
  58. “Silica Gels with Tunable Nanopores through Templating of the L3 Phase.” Langmuir, 16, 398, 2000 [with K.M. McGrath, D.M. Dabbs, N. Yao, K.J. Edler, and S.M. Gruner].
  59. “Quantum Impurities and the Neutron Resonance Peak in YBa2Cu3O7: Ni versus Zn.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 84, 5900, 2000 [with Y. Sidis, P. Bourges, H.F. Fong, B. Keimer, L.P. Regnault, J. Bossy, A. Ivanov, B. Hennion, P. Gautier-Picard, G. Collin, and D.L. Milius].
  60. “Disorder-Order Transition in Mesoscopic Silica Thin Films.” Chem. Mater., 12, 1536, 2000 [with N. Yao, A.Y. Ku, H. Nakagawa, T. Lee, and D.A. Saville].
  61. “Chemical Composition Analysis on Sintered Gold and Platinum Nanoparticles.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2000, G.W. Bailey, S. McKernan, R.L. Price, S.D. Walck, P.-M. Charest and R. Gauvin, eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, p. 28, 2000 [with S. Lu and N. Yao].
  62. “An Amorphous to Crystalline Transition in the Formation of CaC03 Thin Films.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2000, G.W. Bailey, S. McKeman, R.L. Price, S.D. Walck, P.-M. Charest and R. Gauvin, eds., Springer-Verlag. New York, NY, p. 1072, 2000 [with G. Xu, N. Yao, and J.T. Groves].
  63. “Synthesis of CaC03 Thin Films via a Bioinspired Strategy.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2000, G.W. Bailey, S. McKeman, R.L. Price, S.D. Walck, P.-M. Charest, and R. Gauvin, eds., Springer- Verlag, New York, NY, p. 1070, 2000 [with G. Xu, N. Yao, and J.T. Groves].
  64. “Structural Details as Clues to Understanding Nacre Formation.” In Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2000, G.W. Bailey, S. McKeman, R.L. Price, S.D. Walck, P.-M. Charest, and R. Gauvin, eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, p. 896, 2000 [with N. Yao and D.J. Markiewicz].