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  1. K. D. Vallejo, C. I. Cabrera-Perdomo, T. A. Garrett, M. D. Drake, B. Liang, K. A. Grossklaus, and P. J. Simmonds, “Tunable Mid-Infrared Interband Emission from Tensile-Strained InGaAs Quantum Dots” ACS Nano 17: 2318–2327 (2023).
  2. C. Wang, A. C. Thenuwara, J. Luo, P. P. Shetty, M. T. McDowell, H. Zhu, S. Posada-Pérez, H. Xiong, G. Hautier, and W. Li, “Extending the low-temperature operation of sodium metal batteries combining linear and cyclic ether-based electrolyte solutions” Nat. Commun. 13: 4934 (2022).
  3. A. E. Enrriques, S. Howard, R. Timsina, N. K. Khadka, A. N. Hoover, A. E. Ray, L. Ding, C. Onwumelu, S. Nordeng, L. Mainali, G. Uzer, and P. H. Davis, “Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilever-Based Nanoindentation: Mechanical Property Measurements at the Nanoscale in Air and Fluid” JoVE 190: e64497 (2022).
  4. A. C. Parker, O. O. Maryon, M. T. Kaffash, M. B. Jungfleisch, and P. H. Davis, “Optimizing Magnetic Force Microscopy Resolution and Sensitivity to Visualize Nanoscale Magnetic Domains” JoVE 185: e64180 (2022).
  5. O. O. Maryon, C. M. Efaw, F. W. DelRio, E. Graugnard, M. F. Hurley, and P. H. Davis, “Co-localizing Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy with Other Microscopies and Spectroscopies: Selected Applications in Corrosion Characterization of Alloys” JoVE 184: e64102 (2022).
  6. P. Barnes, Y. Zuo, K. Dixon, D. Hou, S. Lee, Z. Ma, J. G. Connell, H. Zhou, C. Deng, K. Smith, E. Gabriel, Y. Liu, O. O. Maryon, P. H. Davis, H. Zhu, Y. Du, J. Qi, Z. Zhu, C. Chen, Z. Zhu, Y. Zhou, P. J. Simmonds, A. E. Briggs, D. Schwartz, S. P. Ong, and H. Xiong, “Electrochemically induced amorphous-to-rock-salt phase transformation in niobium oxide electrode for Li-ion batteries” Nat. Mater. 21: 795-803 (2022).
  7. B. Sen, Z. Xie, S. Howard, M. Styner, A. J. van Wijnen, G. Uzer, and J. Rubin, “Mechanically Induced Nuclear Shuttling of β-Catenin Requires Co-transfer of Actin” Stem Cells 40: 423-434 (2022).
  8. H. Zhu, J. A. Russell, Z. Fang, P. Barnes, L. Li, C. Efaw, A. Muenzer, J. May, K. Hamal, I. F. Cheng, P. H. Davis, E. Dufek, and H. Xiong, “A Comparison of Solid Electrolyte Interphase Formation and Evolution on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic and Disordered Graphite Negative Electrodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries” Small 17: 2105292 (2021).
  9. N. K. Khadka, R. Timsina, E. Rowe, M. O’Dell, and L. Mainali, “Mechanical properties of the high cholesterol-containing membrane: An AFM study” Biochim. Biophys. Acta Biomembr. 1863: 183625 (2021).
  10. S. Kuraitis, D. Kang, A. U. Mane, H. Zhou, J. Soares, J. W. Elam, and E. Graugnard, “Atomic layer deposition of sodium fluoride thin films” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 39: 032405 (2021).
  11. J. T. Benzing, O. O. Maryon, N. Hrabe, P. H. Davis, M. F. Hurley, and F. W. DelRio, “Impact of grain orientation and phase on Volta potential differences in an additively-manufactured titanium alloy” AIP Adv. 11: 025219 (2021).
  12. K. D. Vallejo, T. A. Garrett, C. I. Cabrera, B. Liang, K. A. Grossklaus, and P. J. Simmonds, “Tensile-strained self-assembly of InGaAs on InAs(111)A” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 39: 062809 (2021).
  13. C. F. Schuck, R. Boutelle, K. Silverman, G. Moody, and P. J. Simmonds, “Single-photon generation from self-assembled GaAs/InAlAs(111)A quantum dots with ultrasmall fine-structure splitting” J. Phys. Photonics 3: 024012 (2021).
  14. K. E. Sautter, C. F. Schuck, J. C. Smith, K. D. Vallejo, T. A. Garrett, J. Soares, H. J. Coleman, M. M. Henry, E. Jankowski, C. Ratsch, and P. J. Simmonds, “Self-Assembly of Ge and GaAs Quantum Dots under Tensile Strain on InAlAs(111)A” Cryst. Growth Des. 21: 1674-1682 (2021).
  15. T. Pandhi, C. Cornwell, K. Fujimoto, P. Barnes, J. Cox, H. Xiong, P. H. Davis, H. Subbaraman, J. E. Koehne, and D. Estrada, “Fully Inkjet-Printed Multilayered Graphene-Based Flexible Electrodes for Electrochemical Performance” RSC Adv. 10: 38205-38219 (2020).
  16. J. Newberg, J. Schimpf, K. Woods, S. Loisate, P. H. Davis, and G. Uzer, “Isolated nuclei stiffen in response to low intensity vibration” J. Biomech. 111: 110012 (2020).
  17. C. Hollar, Z. Lin, M. Kongara, T. Varghese, C. Karthik, J. Schimpf, J. Eixenberger, P. H. Davis, Y. Wu, X. Duan, Y. Zhang, and D. Estrada, “High-Performance Flexible Bismuth Telluride Thin Film from Solution Processed Colloidal Nanoplates” Adv. Mater. Technol. 5: 2000600 (2020).
  18. C. M. Efaw, J. L. Vandegrift, M. Reynolds, B. J. Jaques, H. Hu, H. Xiong, and M. F. Hurley, “Characterization of zirconium oxides part II: New insights on the growth of zirconia revealed through complementary high-resolution mapping techniques” Corros. Sci. 167: 108491 (2020).
  19. C. F. Schuck, K. D. Vallejo, T. Garrett, Q. Yuan, Y. Wang, B. Liang, and P. J. Simmonds, “Impact of arsenic species on self-assembly of triangular and hexagonal tensile-strained GaAs(111)A quantum dots” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 35: 105001 (2020).
  20. K. E. Sautter, K. D. Vallejo, and P. J. Simmonds, “Strain-driven quantum dot self-assembly by molecular beam epitaxy” J. Appl. Phys. 128: 031101 (2020).
  21. K. E. Sautter, C. F. Schuck, T. A. Garrett, A. E. Weltner, K. D. Vallejo, D. Ren, B. Liang, K. A. Grossklaus, T. E. Vandervelde, and P. J. Simmonds, “Self-assembly of tensile-strained Ge quantum dots on InAlAs(111)A” J. Cryst. Growth 533: 125468 (2020).
  22. P. M. Wojcik, N. Rajabi, H. Zhu, D. Estrada, P. H. Davis, T. Pandhi, I. F. Cheng, and D. N. McIlroy, “Utilizing a Single Silica Nanospring as an Insulating Support to Characterize the Electrical Transport and Morphology of Nanocrystalline Graphite” Materials 12: 3794-3808 (2019).
  23. A. Kvryan, C. M. Efaw, K. A. Higginbotham, O. O. Maryon, P. H. Davis, E. Graugnard, H. K. Trivedi, and M. F. Hurley, “Corrosion Initiation and Propagation on Carburized Martensitic Stainless Steel Surfaces Studied via Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy” Materials 12: 940 (2019).
  24. H. Kabir, H. Zhu, J. May, K. Hamal, Y. Kan, T. Williams, E. Echeverria, D. N. McIlroy, D. Estrada, P. H. Davis, T. Pandhi, K. Yocham, K. Higginbotham, A. Clearfield, and I. F. Cheng, “The sp2-sp3 carbon hybridization content of nanocrystalline graphite from pyrolyzed vegetable oil, comparison of electrochemistry and physical properties with other carbon forms and allotropes” Carbon 144: 831-840 (2019).
  25. C. M. Efaw, T. da Silva, P. H. Davis, L. Li, E. Graugnard, and M. F. Hurley, “Toward Improving Ambient Volta Potential Measurements with SKPFM for Corrosion Studies” J. Electrochem. Soc. 166: C3018-C3027 (2019).
  26. K. D. Vallejo, T. A. Garrett, K. E. Sautter, K. Saythavy, B. Liang, and P. J. Simmonds, “InAs(111)A homoepitaxy with molecular beam epitaxy” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 37: 061810 (2019).
  27. C. F. Schuck, S. K. Roy, T. Garrett, Q. Yuan, Y. Wang, C. I. Cabrera, K. A. Grossklaus, T. E. Vandervelde, B. Liang, and P. J. Simmonds, “Anomalous Stranski-Krastanov growth of (111)-oriented quantum dots with tunable wetting layer thickness” Sci. Rep. 9: 18179 (2019).
  28. M. R. Latif, P. H. Davis, W. B. Knowlton, and M. Mitkova, “CBRAM devices based on a nanotube chalcogenide glass structure” J. Mater. Sci. Mater. (2018).
  29. C. Efaw, T. da Silva, P. Davis, L. Li, E. Graugnard, and M. Hurley. “Improving the Relative Calculations of Volta Potential Differences Acquired from Scanning Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy (SKPFM) from Comparing an Inert Material to First-Principle Calculations” in ECS Trans.  85: 701-713 (2018).
  30. P. H. Davis, C. M. Efaw, L. K. Patten, C. Hollar, C. S. Watson, W. B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, “Localized deformation in Ni-Mn-Ga single crystals” J. Appl. Phys. 123: 215102 (2018).
  31. P. Barnes, A. Savva, K. Dixon, H. Bull, L. Rill, D. Karsann, S. Croft, J. Schimpf, and H. Xiong, “Electropolishing valve metals with a sulfuric acid-methanol electrolyte at low temperature” Surf. Coat. Tech. 347: 150-156 (2018).
  32. C. F. Schuck, R. A. McCown, A. Hush, A. Mello, S. Roy, J. W. Spinuzzi, B. Liang, D. L. Huffaker, and P. J. Simmonds, “Self-assembly of (111)-oriented tensile-strained quantum dots by molecular beam epitaxy” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 36: 031803 (2018).
  33. P. H. Davis, K. Robles, K. Livingston, S. Johns, V. A. Ravi, E. Graugnard, and M. F. Hurley, “Phase Separation in Ti-6Al-4V Alloys with Boron Additions for Biomedical Applications: Scanning Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy Investigation of Microgalvanic Couples and Corrosion Initiation” JOM 69: 1446-1454 (2017).
  34. A. Xu, J. N. Harb, M. A. Kostiainen, W. L. Hughes, A. T. Woolley, H. Liu, and A. Gopinath, “DNA origami: The bridge from bottom to top” MRS Bull. 42: 943-950 (2017).
  35. C. M. Green, K. Schutt, N. Morris, R. M. Zadegan, W. L. Hughes, W. Kuang, and E. Graugnard, “Metrology of DNA arrays by super-resolution microscopy” Nanoscale 9: 10205-10211 (2017).
  36. E. Graugnard, W. L. Hughes, R. Jungmann, M. A. Kostiainen, and V. Linko, “Nanometrology and super-resolution imaging with DNA” MRS Bull. 42: 951-959 (2017).
  37. R. M. Zadegan, E. G. Lindau, W. P. Klein, C. Green, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W. Kuang, and W. L. Hughes, “Twisting of DNA Origami from Intercalators” Sci. Rep. 7: 7382 (2017).
  38. R. L. Liu, M. F. Hurley, A. Kvryan, G. Williams, J. R. Scully, and N. Birbilis, “Controlling the corrosion and cathodic activation of magnesium via microalloying additions of Ge” Sci. Rep. 6: 28747 (2016).
  39. A. Kvryan, K. Livingston, C. M. Efaw, K. Knori, B. J. Jaques, P. H. Davis, D. P. Butt, and M. F. Hurley, “Microgalvanic corrosion behavior of Cu-Ag active braze alloys investigated with SKPFM” Metals 6: 91-107 (2016).
  40. E. Krueger, J. Shim, A. Athizadeh, A. Chang, B. Subei, K. Yocham, P. H. Davis, E. Graugnard, F. Khalili-Araghi, R. Bashir, D. Estrada, and D. Fologea, “Modelling and Analysis of Intercalant Effects on Circular DNA Conformation” ACS Nano 10: 8910-8917 (2016).
  41. M. J. Swenson, C. K. Dolph, and J. P. Wharry. “The effects of oxide evolution on mechanical properties in irradiated 9wt% Cr ODS alloy” J. Nucl. Mater. 479: 426-435 (2016).
  42. M. F. Hurley, C. M. Efaw, P. H. Davis, J. R. Croteau, E. Graugnard, and N. Birbilis, “Volta Potentials Measured by Scanning Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy as Relevant to Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys” Corrosion 71: 160-170 (2015).
  43. B. L. Cannon, D. L. Kellis, P. H. Davis, J. Lee, W. Kuang, W. L. Hughes, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, and W. B. Knowlton, “Excitonic AND Logic Gates on DNA Brick Nanobreadboards” ACS Photonics 2: 398-404 (2015).
  44. S. Takabayashi, W. P. Klein, C. Onodera, B. Rapp, J. Flores-Estrada, E. Lindau, L. Snowball, J. T. Sam, J. E. Padilla, J. Lee, W. B. Knowlton, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W. Kuang, and W. L. Hughes, “High precision and high yield fabrication of dense nanoparticle arrays onto DNA origami at statistically independent binding sites” Nanoscale 6: 13928-13938 (2014).
  45. T. L. Nichol, M. R. Latif, M. S. Ailavajhala, D. A. Tenne, Y. Gonzalez-Velo, H. Barnaby, M. N. Kozicki, and M. Mitkova, “Structural and Material Changes in Thin Film Chalcogenide Glasses Under Ar-Ion Irradiation” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 61: 2855-2861 (2014).
  46. M. R. Latif, T. L. Nichol, M. Mitkova, D. A. Tenne, I. Csamovics, S. Kokenyesi, and A. Csik, “Ion Beam Effect on Ge-Se Chalcogenide Glass Films: Non-volatile Memory Array Formation, Structural Changes and Device Performance” 2014 IEEE Workshop On Microelectronics And Electron Devices (WMED). 1-4 (2014).
  47. C. S. Watson, C. Hollar, K. Anderson, W. B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, “Magnetomechanical Four-State Memory” Adv. Funct. Mater. 23: 3995-4001 (2013).
  48. R. Schreiber, N. Luong, Z. Y. Fan, A. Kuzyk, P. C. Nickels, T. Zhang, D. M. Smith, B. Yurke, W. Kuang, A. O. Govorov, and T. Liedl, “Chiral plasmonic DNA nanostructures with switchable circular dichroism” Nat. Commun. 4: 2948 (2013).
  49. W. P. Klein, C. N. Schmidt, B. Rapp, S. Takabayashi, W. B. Knowlton, J. Lee, B. Yurke, W. L. Hughes, E. Graugnard, and W. Kuang, “Multiscaffold DNA Origami Nanoparticle Waveguides” Nano Lett. 13: 3850-3856 (2013).