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Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
 
 
 
Publications, 2014–2016

This is a publications list resulting from work completed at our MRSEC under NSF/MRSEC award DMR-1420570, or through the use of Center facilities. Please contact the authors directly; do not contact the MRSEC to obtain reprints of the publications.

  • Abbaspourrad, A., H. Zhang, Y. Tao, N. Cui, H. Asahara, Y. Zhou, D. Yue, S.A. Koehler, L.W. Ung, J. Heyman, Y. Ren, R. Ziblat, S. Chong, and D.A. Weitz, "Label-free single-cell protein quantification using a drop-based mix-and-read system," Scientific Reports 5, 12756 (2015).
  • Akamatsu, K., S. Kanasugi, S.-I. Nakao, and D.A. Weitz, "Membrane-integrated glass capillary device for preparing small-sized water-in-oil-in-water emulsion droplets," Langmuir 31 (25), 7166-7172 (2015).
  • Alberti, Kyle A., Jeong-Yun Sun, Widusha R. Illeperuma, Zhigang Suo, and Qiaobing Xu, "Laminar tendon composites with enhanced mechanical properties," Journal of Materials Science 50, (6), 2616-2625 (2015).
  • Amstad, E., F. Spaepen, and D.A. Weitz, "Crystallization of undercooled liquid fenofibrate," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (44), 30158-30161 (2015).
  • Amstad, E., M. Gopinadhan, C. Holtze, C.O. Osuji, M.P. Brenner, F. Spaepen, and D.A. Weitz, "Production of amorphous nanoparticles by supersonic spray-drying with a microfluidic nebulator," Science 349 (6251), 956-960 (2015).
  • Aratyn-Schaus, Y., F.S. Pasqualini, H. Yuan, M.L. McCain, J.C. George, S.P. Sheehy, P.H. Campbell, and K.K. Parker, "Coupling primary and stem cell–derived cardiomyocytes in an in vitro model of cardiac cell therapy," The Journal of Cell Biology 212 (4), 389-397 (2016).
  • Arriaga, L.R., E. Amstad, and D.A. Weitz, "Scalable single-step microfluidic production of single-core double emulsions with ultra-thin shells," Lab on a Chip 15 (16), 3335-3340 (2015).
  • Babaee, S., A.S. Shahsavari, P. Wang, R.C. Picu, and K. Bertoldi, "Wave propagation in cross-linked random fiber networks," Applied Physics Letters 107 (21), 211904 (2015).
  • Babaee, S., P. Wang, and K. Bertoldi, "Three-dimensional adaptive soft phononic crystals," Journal of Applied Physics 117 (24), 244903 (2015).
  • Bartlett, N.W., M.T. Tolley, J.T.B. Overvelde, J.C. Weaver, B. Mosadegh, K. Bertoldi, G.M. Whitesides, and R.J. Wood, "A 3D-printed, functionally graded soft robot powered by combustion," Science 349 (6244), 161-165 (2015).
  • Bowers, C.M., K.C. Liao, T. Zaba, D. Rappoport, M. Baghbanzadeh, B. Breiten, A. Krzykawska, P. Cyganik, and G.M. Whitesides, "Characterizing the Metal-SAM interface in tunneling junctions," ACS Nano 9, 1471-1477 (2015).
  • Cai, L.-H., T.E. Kodger, R.E. Guerra, A.F. Pegoraro, M. Rubinstein, and D.A. Weitz, "Soft poly(dimethylsiloxane) elastomers from architecture-driven entanglement free design," Advanced Materials 27 (35), 5132-5140 (2015).
  • Chaudhuri, O., L. Gu, D. Klumpers, M. Darnell, S.A. Bencherif, J.C. Weaver, N. Huebsch, H.-P. Lee, E. Lippens, G.N. Duda, and D.J. Mooney, "Hydrogels with tunable stress relaxation regulate stem cell fate and activity," Nature Materials 15, 326-334 (2015).
  • Chaudhuri, O., L. Gu, M. Darnell, D. Klumpers, S.A. Bencherif, J.C. Weaver, N. Huebsch, and D.J. Mooney, "Substrate stress relaxation regulates cell spreading," Nature Communications 6, 6365 (20150), doi:10.1038/ncomms7365.
  • Choi, Y.S., M. Pharr, K.H. Oh, and J.J. Vlassak, "A simple technique for measuring the fracture energy of lithiated thin-film silicon electrodes at various lithium concentrations," Journal of Power Sources 294, 159-166 (2015).
  • Chotibut, T. and D.R. Nelson, "Evolutionary dynamics with fluctuating population sizes and strong mutualism," Physical Review E 92 (2), 022718 (2015).
  • Connolly, F., P. Polygerinos, C.J. Walsh, and K. Bertoldi, "Mechanical programming of soft actuators by varying fiber angle," Soft Robotics 2 (1), 26-32 (2015).
  • Dudte, L.H., E. Vouga, T. Tachi, and L. Mahadevan, "Programming curvature using origami tessellations," Nature Materials (2016), doi:10.1038/nmat4540.
  • Duncanson, W.J., T.E. Kodger, S. Babaee, G. Gonzalez, D.A. Weitz, and K. Bertoldi, "Microfluidic fabrication and micromechanics of permeable and impermeable elastomeric microbubbles," Langmuir 31 (11), 3489-3493 (2015).
  • Faez, S., Y. Lahini, S. Weidlich, R.F. Garmann, K. Wondraczek, M. Zeisberger, M.A. Schmidt, M. Orrit, and V.N. Manoharan, "Fast, label-free tracking of single viruses and weakly scattering nanoparticles in a nanofluidic optical fiber," ACS Nano 9 (12), 12349-12357 (2015).
  • Frutiger, A., J.T. Muth, D.M. Vogt, Y. Mengüç, A. Campo, A.D. Valentine, C.J. Walsh, and J.A. Lewis, "Capacitive soft strain sensors via multicore—Shell fiber printing," Advanced Materials 27 (15), 2440-2446 (2015).
  • Gladman, Sydney A., E.A. Matsumoto, R.G. Nuzzo, L. Mahadevan, and J.A. Lewis, "Biomimetic 4D printing," Nature Materials (2016), doi:10.1038 /nmat4544.
  • Gottesman, O., E. Efrati, and S.M. Rubinstein, "Furrows in the wake of propagating d-cones," Nature Communication 6, 7232 (2015).
  • Guo, C.F., Q. Liu, G. Wang, Y. Wang, Z. Shi, Z. Suo, C.-W. Chu, and Z. Ren, "Fatigue-free, superstretchable, transparent, and biocompatible metal electrodes," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (40), 12332-12337 (2015).
  • Hackelbusch, S., T. Rossow, D. Steinhilber, D.A. Weitz, and S. Seiffert, "Hybrid microgels with thermo-tunable elasticity for controllable cell confinement," Advanced Healthcare Materials 4 (12), 1841-1848 (2015).
  • Hardin, J.O., T.J. Ober, A.D. Valentine, and J.A.Lewis, "Microfluidic printheads for multimaterial 3D printing of viscoelastic inks," Advanced Materials 27 (21), 3279-3284 (2015).
  • Henderson, S.J., J. Xia, H. Wu, A.R. Stafford, B.A. Leslie, J.C. Fredenburgh, D.A. Weitz, and J.I. Weitz, "Zinc promotes clot stability by accelerating clot formation and modifying fibrin structure," Thrombosis and Haemostasis 115, 115 (2016).
  • Hennek, J.W., A. Nemiroski, A.B. Subramaniam, D.K. Bwambok, D. Yang, D.V. Harburg, S. Tricard, A.K. Ellerbee, and G.M. Whitesides, "Using magnetic levitation for non-destructive quality control of plastic parts," Advanced Materials 27, 1587-1592 (2015).
  • Horton, R.E., M. Yadid, M.L. McCain, S.P. Sheehy, F.S. Pasqualini, S.-J. Park, A. Cho, P. Campbell, and K.K. Parker, "Angiotensin II induced cardiac dysfunction on a chip," PLoS ONE 11 (1), doi: e0146415 (2016).
  • Huebsch, N., E. Lippens, K. Lee, M. Mehta, S.T. Koshy, M.C. Darnell, R.M. Desai, C.M. Madl, M. Xu, X. Zhao, O. Chaudhuri, C. Verbeke, W.S. Kim, K. Alim, A. Mammoto, D.E. Ingber, G.N. Duda, and D.J. Mooney, "Matrix elasticity of void-forming hydrogels controls transplanted-stem-cell-mediated bone formation," Nature Materials 14 (12), 1269-1277 (2015).
  • Illeperuma, W.R.K., P. Rothemund, Z. Suo, and J.J. Vlassak, "Fire-resistant hydrogel-fabric laminates: A simple concept that may save lives," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (3), 2071-2077 (2016).
  • Javid, F., E. Smith-Roberge, M.C. Innes, A. Shanian, J.C. Weaver, and K. Bertoldi, "Dimpled elastic sheets: A new class of non-porous negative Poisson’s ratio materials," Scientific Reports 5, 18373 (2015).
  • Jensen, M.H., E.J. Morris, and D.A. Weitz, "Mechanics and dynamics of reconstituted cytoskeletal systems," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) — Molecular Cell Research 1853 (11), 3038-3042 (2015) (2015).
  • Jin, L., A. Auguste, R.C. Hayward, and Z. Suo, "Bifurcation Diagrams for the Formation of Wrinkles or Creases in Soft Bilayers," Journal of Applied Mechanics 82 (6), 061008-061008 (2015).
  • Kanai, T., N. Boon, P.J. Lu, E. Sloutskin, A.B. Schofield, F. Smallenburg, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra, and D.A. Weitz, "Crystallization and reentrant melting of charged colloids in nonpolar solvents," Physical Review E 91, 030301(R) (2015).
  • Kaplan, C.N., N. Wu, S. Mandre, J. Aizenberg, and L. Mahadevan, "Dynamics of evaporative colloidal patterning," Physics of Fluids 27 (9), 092105 (2015).
  • Kelleher, C.P., A. Wang, G.I. Guerrero-García, A.D. Hollingsworth, R.E. Guerra, B.J. Krishnatreya, D.G. Grier, V.N. Manoharan, and P.M. Chaikin, "Charged hydrophobic colloids at an oil–aqueous phase interface," Physical Review E 92 (6), 062306 (2015).
  • Klein, Allon M., L. Mazutis, I. Akartuna, N. Tallapragada, A. Veres, V. Li, L. Peshkin, David A. Weitz, and Marc W. Kirschner, "Droplet barcoding for single-cell transcriptomics applied to embryonic stem cells," Cell 161 (5), 1187-1201 (2015).
  • Kong, F., X. Zhang, H. Zhang, X. Qu, D. Chen, M. Servos, E. Mäkilä, J. Salonen, H.A. Santos, M. Hai, and D.A. Weitz, "Inhibition of multidrug resistance of cancer cells by co-delivery of DNA nanostructures and drugs using porous silicon nanoparticles@giant liposomes," Advanced Functional Materials 25 (22), 3330-3340 (2015).
  • Lavrentovich, M.O. and D.R. Nelson, "Survival probabilities at spherical frontiers," Theoretical Population Biology 102, 26-39 (2015).
  • Lavrentovich, M.O., "Critical fitness collapse in three-dimensional spatial population genetics," Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2015 (5), P05027 (2015).
  • Lee, D., G.-d. Sim, K. Zhao, and J.J. Vlassak, "Kinetic role of carbon in solid-state synthesis of zirconium diboride using nanolaminates: Nanocalorimetry experiments and first-principles calculations," Nano Letters 15 (12), 8266-8270 (2015).
  • Lee, D., J.J. Vlassak, and K. Zhao, "First-principles theoretical studies and nano-calorimetry experiments on solid-state alloying of Zr-B," Nano Letters 15 (10), 6553-6558 (2015).
  • Lee, H., C.-H. Choi, A. Abbaspourrad, C. Wesner, M. Caggioni, T. Zhu, and D.A. Weitz, "Encapsulation and enhanced retention of fragrance in polymer microcapsules," Applied. Material. Interfaces 8, 4007-4013 (2016).
  • Lee, W.C., K. Kim, J. Park, J. Koo, H.Y. Jeong, H. Lee, D.A. Weitz, A. Zettl, and S. Takeuchi, "Graphene-templated directional growth of an inorganic nanowire," Nature Nano 10 (5), 423-428 (2015).
  • Lee, W.C., K. Kim, J. Park, J. Koo, H.Y. Jeong, H. Lee, D.A. Weitz, A. Zettl, and S. Takeuchi, "Graphene-templated directional growth of an inorganic nanowire," Nature Nano 10 (5), 423-428 (2015).
  • Lim, Q.J., P. Wang, S.J.A. Koh, E.H. Khoo, and K. Bertoldi, "Wave propagation in fractal-inspired self-similar beam lattices," Applied Physics Letters 107 (22), 221911 (2015).
  • Liu, J. and K. Bertoldi, "Bloch wave approach for the analysis of sequential bifurcations in bilayer structures," Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 471 (2182), 20150493 (2015).
  • Liu, Q., S. Huang, and Z. Suo, "Brownian motion of molecular probes in supercooled liquids," Physical Review Letters 114 (22), 224301 (2015).
  • Macosko, Evan Z., A. Basu, R. Satija, J. Nemesh, K. Shekhar, M. Goldman, I. Tirosh, Allison R. Bialas, N. Kamitaki, Emily M. Martersteck, John J. Trombetta, David A. Weitz, Joshua R. Sanes, Alex K. Shalek, A. Regev, and Steven A. McCarroll, "Highly parallel genome-wide expression profiling of individual cells using nanoliter droplets," Cell 161 (5), 1202-1214 (2015).
  • Manoharan, V.N., "Colloidal matter: Packing, geometry, and entropy," Science 349 (6251) (2015).
  • Moebius, W., A.W. Murray, and D.R. Nelson, "How obstacles perturb population fronts and alter their genetic structure," PLoS Computer Biology 11 (12), e1004615 (2015).
  • Monn, M.A., J.C. Weaver, T. Zhang, J. Aizenberg, and H. Kesari, "New functional insights into the internal architecture of the laminated anchor spicules of Euplectella aspergillum," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (16), 4976-4981 (2015).
  • Ober, T.J., D. Foresti, and J.A. Lewis, "Active mixing of complex fluids at the microscale," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (40), 12293-12298 (2015).
  • Overvelde, J.T., T. Kloek, J.J. D’haen, and K. Bertoldi, "Amplifying the response of soft actuators by harnessing snap-through instabilities," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (35), 201504947 (2015).
  • Overvelde, J.T.B., Y. Mengüç, P. Polygerinos, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, C.J. Walsh, R.J. Wood, and K. Bertoldi, "Mechanical and electrical numerical analysis of soft liquid-embedded deformation sensors analysis," Extreme Mechanics Letters 1 (0), 42-46 (2014).
  • Park, J., H. Elmlund, P. Ercius, J.M. Yuk, D.T. Limmer, Q. Chen, K. Kim, S.H. Han, D.A. Weitz, A. Zettl, and A.P. Alivisatos, "3D structure of individual nanocrystals in solution by electron microscopy," Science 349 (6245), 290-295 (2015).
  • Park, J., H. Park, P. Ercius, A.F. Pegoraro, C. Xu, J.W. Kim, S.H. Han, and D.A. Weitz, "Direct observation of wet biological samples by graphene liquid cell transmission electron microscopy," Nano Letters 15 (7), 4737-4744 (2015).
  • Pasqualini, F.S., S.P. Sheehy, A. Agarwal, Y. Aratyn-Schaus, and K.K. Parker, "Structural phenotyping of stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes," Stem Cell Reports 4(3), 340-347 (2015).
  • Perry, R.W. and V.N. Manoharan, "Segregation of ‘isotope’ particles within colloidal molecules," Soft Matter (2016), doi: 10.1039/C5SM02851E.
  • Perry, R.W., M.C. Holmes-Cerfon, M.P. Brenner, and V.N. Manoharan, "Two-dimensional clusters of colloidal spheres: Ground states, excited states, and structural rearrangements," Physical Review Letters 114 (22), 228301 (2015).
  • Pharr, M., Y.S. Choi, D. Lee, K.H. Oh, and J.J. Vlassak, "Measurements of stress and fracture in germanium electrodes of lithium-ion batteries during electrochemical lithiation and delithiation," Journal of Power Sources 304, 164-169 (2016).
  • Phillips, K.R., G.T. England, S. Sunny, E. Shirman, T. Shirman, N. Vogel, and J. Aizenberg, "A colloidoscope of colloid-based porous materials and their uses," Chemical Society Reviews 45 (2), 281-322 (2016).
  • Polygerinos, P., Wang, Z., Overvelde, J.T., Galloway, K.C., Wood, R.J., Bertoldi, K. and Walsh, C.J., "Modeling of soft fiber-reinforced bending actuators," IEEE Transactions on Robotics 31(3), 778-789 (2015).
  • Qin, Z., B.G. Compton, J.A. Lewis, and M.J. Buehler, "Structural optimization of 3D-printed synthetic spider webs for high strength," Nature Communications 6 (2015).
  • Rotem, A., O. Ram, N. Shoresh, R.A. Sperling, A. Goren, D.A. Weitz, and B.E. Bernstein, "Single-cell ChIP-seq reveals cell subpopulations defined by chromatin state," Nature Biotechnology 33 (11), 1165-1172 (2015).
  • Rotem, A., O. Ram, N. Shoresh, R.A. Sperling, M. Schnall-Levin, H. Zhang, A. Basu, B.E. Bernstein, and D.A. Weitz, "High-throughput single-cell labeling (Hi-SCL) for RNA-seq using drop-based microfluidics," PloS one 10 (5), e0116328 (2015).
  • Savin, T., M.M. Bandi, and L. Mahadevan, "Pressure-driven occlusive flow of a confined red blood cell," Soft Matter 12, 562-573 (2016).
  • Schaffner, M., G. England, M. Kolle, J. Aizenberg, and N. Vogel, "Combining bottom-up self-assembly with top-down microfabrication to create hierarchical inverse opals with high structural order," Small 11 (34), 4334-4340 (2015).
  • Shan, S., S.H. Kang, J.R. Raney, P. Wang, L. Fang, F. Candido, J.A. Lewis, and K. Bertoldi, "Multistable architected materials for trapping elastic strain energy," Advanced Materials 27 (29), 4296–4301 (2015).
  • Shan, S., S.H. Kang, Z. Zhao, L. Fang, and K. Bertoldi, "Design of planar isotropic negative Poisson’s ratio structures," Extreme Mechanics Letters 4, 96-102 (2015).
  • Sharma, Y., D.A. Vargas, A.F. Pegoraro, D. Lepzelter, D.A. Weitz, and M.H. Zaman, "Collective motion of mammalian cell cohorts in 3D," Integrative Biology 7 (12), 1526-1533 (2015).
  • Sher, M., N. Mangan, M.J. Smith, Y-T Lin, S. Marbach, T.M. Schneider, S. Gradecak, M.P. Brenner, and E. Mazur, "Femtosecond-laser hyperdoping silicon in an SF6 atmosphere: Dopant incorporation mechanism," Journal of Applied Physics 117 (12), 125301 2015).
  • Shian, S. and D.R. Clarke, "Electrical tunable window device," Optics Letters (2016), doi: 257541.
  • Shian, S., K. Bertoldi, and D.R. Clarke, "Dielectric elastomer based 'grippers' for soft robotics," Advanced Materials 27 (43), 6814-6819 (2015).
  • Shian, S., K. Bertoldi, and D.R. Clarke, "Use of aligned fibers to enhance the performance of dielectric elastomer inchworm robots," Conference Proceeding SPIE 9430, pp. 94301P-94301P-9 (2015).
  • Shim, J., P. Wang, and K. Bertoldi, "Harnessing instability-induced pattern transformation to design tunable phononic crystals," International Journal of Solids and Structures 58 (0), 52-61 (2015).
  • Tang, J., J. Li, J.J. Vlassak, and Z. Suo, "Adhesion between highly stretchable materials," Soft Matter 12 (4), 1093-1099 (2016).
  • Vogel, N., S. Utech, G.T. England, T. Shirman, K.R. Phillips, N. Koay, I.B. Burgess, M. Kolle, D.A. Weitz, and J. Aizenberg, "Color from hierarchy: Diverse optical properties of micron-sized spherical colloidal assemblies," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (35), 10845-10850 (2015).
  • Wagner, O., J. Thiele, M. Weinhart, L. Mazutis, D.A. Weitz, W.T.S. Huck, and R. Haag, "Biocompatible fluorinated polyglycerols for droplet microfluidics as an alternative to PEG-based copolymer surfactants," Lab on a Chip 16 (1), 65-69 (2016).
  • Wagner, O., M. Zieringer, W.J. Duncanson, D.A. Weitz, and R. Haag, "Perfluoroalkyl-functionalized hyperbranched polyglycerol as pore forming agents and supramolecular hosts in polymer microspheres," International Journal of Molecular Sciences 16 (9), 20183-20194 (2015).
  • Wang, P., F. Casadei, S.H. Kang, and K. Bertoldi, "Locally resonant band gaps in periodic beam lattices by tuning connectivity," Physical Review B 91 (2), 020103 (2015).
  • Wang, P., L. Lu, and K. Bertoldi, "Topological phononic crystals with one-way elastic edge waves," Physical Review Letters 115 (10), 104302 (2015).
  • Wang, Z., Y. Lou, and Z. Suo, "Crack tunneling in cement sheath of hydrocarbon well," Journal of Applied Mechanics 83 (1), 011002-011002 (2015).
  • Wei, Z. and L. Mahadevan, "A geometric model for the periodic undulation of a confined adhesive crack," Soft Matter 12 (6), 1778-1782 (2016).
  • Yang, C.H., B. Chen, J. Zhou, Y.M. Chen, and Z. Suo, "Electroluminescence of giant stretchability," Advanced Materials (2015), doi: 10.1002/adma.201504031
  • Yang, D., L. Jin, R.V. Martinez, K. Bertoldi, G.M. Whitesides, and Z. Suo, "Phase-transforming and switchable metamaterials," Extreme Mechanics Letters 6, 1-9 (2016).
  • Yunker, P.J., H. Asahare, K.-C. Hung, C. Landry, L.R. Arriaga, I. Akartuna, J. Heyman, S. Chong, and D.A. Weitz, "One-pot system for synthesis, assembly, and display of functional single-span membrane proteins on oil-water interfaces," Proceedings of the National Academy of Ssciences 113 (3), 608-613 (2016).
  • Zhang, W., A. Seminara, M. Suaris, M.P. Brenner, D.A. Weitz, and T. Angelini, "Nutrient depletion in Bacillus subtilis biofilms triggers matrix production," New Journal of Physics 16, 015029 (2014).
  • Zhou, Y., J. Park, J. Shi, M. Chhowalla, H. Park, D.A. Weitz, and S. Ramanathan, "Control of emergent properties at a correlated oxide interface with graphene," Nano Letters 15 (3), 1627-1634 (2015).

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