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  • Luo, Tengfei; Chen, Gang (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013-04-09)
    Heat transfer can differ distinctly at the nanoscale from that at the macroscale. Recent advancement in computational and 5 experimental techniques has enabled a large number of interesting observations and understanding ...
  • Maze, J. R.; Cappellaro, Paola; Childress, L.; Dutt, M. V. G.; Hodges, Jonathan S.; Hong, S.; Jiang, L.; Stanwix, P. L.; Taylor, J. M.; Togan, E.; Zibrov, A. S.; Hemmer, P.; Yacoby, A.; Walsworth, R. L.; Lukin, M. D. (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2009-02)
    The ability to sense nanotelsa magnetic fields with nanoscale spatial resolution is an outstanding technical challenge relevant to the physical and biological sciences. For example, detection of such weak localized fields ...
  • Lin, Chung-Han; Merz, T. A.; Doutt, D. R.; Hetzer, M. J.; Joh, Jungwoo; del Alamo, Jesus A.; Mishra, U. K.; Brillson, L. J. (American Institute of Physics, 2009-07)
    We used depth-resolved microcathodoluminescence spectroscopy (DRCLS) and Kelvin probe force microscopy (KPFM) to measure and map the temperature distribution and defect generation inside state-of-the-art AlGaN/GaN-based ...
  • Packard, C.E.; Franke, O.; Homer, E.R.; Schuh, Christopher A. (Cambridge University Press (Materials Research Society), 2011-01)
    Low-load nanoindentation can be used to assess not only the plastic yield point, but the distribution of yield points in a material. This paper reviews measurements of the so-called nanoscale strength distribution (NSD) ...
  • Shen, Sheng; Mavrokefalos, Anastassios; Sambegoro, Poetro Lebdo; Chen, Gang (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2012-06)
    In this letter, we measured the nanoscale thermal radiation between a microsphere and a substrate which were both coated with thick gold films. Although gold is highly reflective for thermal radiation, the radiative heat ...
  • Keten, Sinan; Buehler, Markus J. (The Royal Society, 2010-06)
    Spider silk is a self-assembling biopolymer that outperforms most known materials in terms of its mechanical performance, despite its underlying weak chemical bonding based on H-bonds. While experimental studies have shown ...
  • Masoero, Enrico; Del Gado, E.; Pellenq, Roland Jm; Ulm, Franz-Josef; Yip, Sidney (American Physical Society, 2012-10)
    Cement setting and cohesion are governed by the precipitation and growth of calcium-silicate-hydrate, through a complex evolution of microstructure. A colloidal model to describe nucleation, packing, and rigidity of ...
  • Shafiee, Hadi; Lidstone, Erich A.; Jahangir, Muntasir; Inci, Fatih; Hanhauser, Emily; Henrich, Timothy J.; Kuritzkes, Daniel R.; Cunningham, Brian T.; Demirci, Utkan (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-02)
    Detecting and quantifying biomarkers and viruses in biological samples have broad applications in early disease diagnosis and treatment monitoring. We have demonstrated a label-free optical sensing mechanism using ...
  • Wong, Ian Y.; Bhatia, Sangeeta N.; Toner, Mehmet (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2013-11)
    Historically, biomedical research has been based on two paradigms. First, measurements of biological behaviors have been based on bulk assays that average over large populations. Second, these behaviors have then been ...
  • Banerjee, Deboshri; Harfouche, Rania; Sengupta, Shiladitya (BioMed Central Ltd, 2011-01)
    Abstract Angiogenesis is disregulated in many diseased states, most notably in cancer. An emerging strategy for the development of therapies targeting tumor-associated angiogenesis is to harness the potential of nanotechnology ...
  • Alivisatos, A. Paul; Andrews, Anne M.; Boyden, Edward Stuart; Chun, Miyoung; Church, George M.; Deisseroth, Karl; Donoghue, John P.; Fraser, Scott E.; Lippincott-Schwartz, Jennifer; Looger, Loren L.; Masmanidis, Sotiris; McEuen, Paul L.; Nurmikko, Arto V.; Park, Hongkun; Peterka, Darcy S.; Reid, Clay; Roukes, Michael L.; Scherer, Axel; Schnitzer, Mark; Sejnowski, Terrence J.; Shepard, Kenneth L.; Tsao, Doris; Turrigiano, Gina; Weiss, Paul S.; Xu, Chris; Yuste, Rafael; Zhuang, Xiaowei (American Chemical Society, 2013-03)
    Neuroscience is at a crossroads. Great effort is being invested into deciphering specific neural interactions and circuits. At the same time, there exist few general theories or principles that explain brain function. We ...
  • Dvir, Tal; Timko, Brian P.; Brigham, Mark D.; Naik, Shreesh R.; Karajanagi, Sandeep S.; Levy, Oren; Jin, Hongwei; Parker, Kevin K.; Langer, Robert; Kohane, Daniel S. (Nature Publishing Group, 2011-09)
    Engineered cardiac patches for treating damaged heart tissues after a heart attack are normally produced by seeding heart cells within three-dimensional porous biomaterial scaffolds1, 2, 3. These biomaterials, which are ...
  • Shalek, Alex K.; Gaublomme, Jellert T.; Wang, Lili; Yosef, Nir; Chevrier, Nicolas; Andersen, Mette S.; Robinson, Jacob T.; Pochet, Nathalie; Neuberg, Donna; Gertner, Rona S.; Amit, Ido; Brown, Jennifer R.; Hacohen, Nir; Regev, Aviv; Wu, Catherine J.; Park, Hongkun (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2012-11)
    A circuit level understanding of immune cells and hematological cancers has been severely impeded by a lack of techniques that enable intracellular perturbation without significantly altering cell viability and function. ...
  • Maier, Pauline (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2012-04)
    I am grateful to the participants in this forum for their careful and enthusiastic responses to Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788. Some comments usefully extend the discussion beyond what’s in the ...
  • Walker, Brian J.; Nair, Gautham P.; Marshall, Lisa F.; Bawendi, Moungi G.; Bulovic, Vladimir (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2009-06)
    We report narrow-band absorption enhancement of semiconductor nanocrystals via Förster resonance energy transfer from cyanine J-aggregates. These J-aggregated dyes associate electrostatically with short quantum-dot (QD) ...
  • Maldovan, Martin (American Physical Society, 2013-01)
    By transforming heat flux from particle to wave phonon transport, we introduce a new class of engineered material to control thermal conduction. We show that rationally designed nanostructured alloys can lead to a fundamental ...
  • O'Neill, Peggy; Entekhabi, Dara; Njoku, Eni; Kellogg, Kent (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-07)
    The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission is one of the first Earth observation satellites being developed by NASA in response to the National Research Council's Decadal Survey. Its mission design consists of L-band ...
  • Brown, Molly E.; Escobar, Vanessa; Moran, Susan; Entekhabi, Dara; O'Neill, Peggy E.; Njoku, Eni G.; Doorn, Brad; Entin, Jared K. (American Meteorological Society, 2013-08)
    Water in the soil—both its amount (soil moisture) and its state (freeze/thaw)—plays a key role in water and energy cycles, in weather and climate, and in the carbon cycle. Additionally, soil moisture touches upon human ...
  • Azoulay, Pierre; Repenning, Nelson; Zuckerman Sivan, Ezra W. (Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, 2010-09)
    Since the early 1990s, U.S. pharmaceutical firms have partially outsourced the coordination of the clinical trials they sponsor to specialized firms called contract research organizations. Although these exchanges ...
  • Fonslow, Bryan R.; Kang, Seong A.; Gestaut, Daniel R.; Graczyk, Beth; Davis, Trisha N.; Sabatini, David M.; Yates III, John R. (American Chemical Society, 2010-07)
    Here we report the use of capillary isoelectric focusing under native conditions for the separation of protein complex isoforms and subcomplexes. Using biologically relevant HIS-tag and FLAG-tag purified protein complexes, ...
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