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Surface Chemistry Publications


Sampson, M.D.; Emery, J.D.; Pellin, M.J.; Martinson, A.B.F. Inhibiting Metal Oxide Atomic Layer Deposition: Beyond Zinc Oxide” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, just accepted.

Weimer, M.S.; McCarthy, R.F.; Emery, J.D.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Sen, F.G.; Kinaci, A.; Chan, M.K.Y.; Hock, A.S.; Martinson, A.B.F. Template-Free Vapor-Phase Growth of Patrónite by Atomic Layer Deposition” Chem. Mater. 2017, just accepted.

Wang, F.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Harutyunyan, H. Efficient nonlinear metasurface based on non-planar plasmonic nanocavities” ACS Photonics 2017 accepted.

Riha, S.C.; Koegel, A.A.; Emery, J.D.; Pellin, M.J.; Martinson, A.B.F Low-temperature Atomic Layer Deposition of CuSbS2 for Thin Film Photovolatics” ACS. Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 4467-4673.

Sampson, M.D.; Parks, J.S.; Schaller, R.D.; Chan, M.K.Y.; Martinson, A.B.F. Transition Metal-Substituted Lead Halide Perovskite Absorbers” J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, ASAP.

Rimoldi, Martino; Bernales, Varinia; Borycz, Joshua; Vjunov, Aleksei; Gallington, Leighanne; Platero-Prats, Ana; Kim, I. S.; Fulton, John; Martinson, A.; Lercher, Johannes; Chapman, Karena; Cramer, Christopher; Gagliardi, Laura; Hupp, Joseph; Farha, Omar Atomic Layer Deposition in a Metal-Organic Framework: Synthesis, Characterization, and Performance of a Solid Acid” Chem. Mater. 2017, ASAP.

Guo, P.; Weimer, M.S.; Emery, J.D.; Diroll, B.T.; Chen, X.; Hock, A.S.; Chang, R.P.H.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Schaller, R.D. Conformal Coating of Phase Change Materials on Ordered Plasmonic Nanorod Arrays for Broadband All-Optical Switching” ACS Nano. 2017, 11, 693-701.


Kim, I.S.; Cao, D.; Buchholz, D.; Emery, J.; Farha, O.; Hupp, J.T.; Kanatzidis, M; Martinson, A.B.F. Liquid Water- and Heat-Resistant Hybrid Perovskite Photovoltaics via an Inverted ALD Oxide Electron Extraction Layer Design” Nano Lett. 2016, 7786-7790.

Hoffeditz, W.L., Son, H.J., Pellin, M.J., Farha, O.K., & Hupp, J.T. (2016). Engendering Long-Term Air and Light Stability of a TiO2-Supported Porphyrinic Dye via Atomic Layer Deposition. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(50), 34863-34869.

B.-H. Mao, E. Crumlin, E.C. Tyo, M.J. Pellin, S. Vajda, Yimin Li, Sui-Dong Wang and Zhi Liu (2016). In situ study of the electronic structure of atomic layer deposited oxide ultrathin films upon oxygen adsorption using ambient pressure XPS.” Catal. Sci. Technol 6: 6778-6783.

Bing Yang, Ghassan Khadra, Juliette Tuaillon-Combes, E.C. Tyo, M.J. Pellin, Benjamin Reinhart, Sönke Seifert, Xinqi Chen, Veronique Dupuis, and S. Vajda, (2016) Temperature-Dependent Evolution of the Oxidation States of Cobalt and Platinum in Co1–xPtx Clusters under H2 and CO + H2 Atmospheres” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120 (38), pp 2149621504.

M.J. Pellin, S.C. Riha, E.C. Tyo, Gihan Kwon, J.A. Libera, J.W. Elam, S. Seifert, S. Lee, and S. Vajda , (2016) Water Oxidation by Size-Selected Co27 Clusters Supported on Fe2O3.” ChemSusChem 9(20): 3005-3011.

T. Stephan , R. Trappitsch, A.M. Davis, M.J. Pellin, D. Rost, M.R. Savina, R. Yokochi, N. Liu, (2016) CHILI - the Chicago Instrument for Laser Ionization - a new tool for isotope measurements in cosmochemistry.” Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 407: 1-15.

Hayes, D.; Hadt, R.G.; Emery, J.D.; Cordones, A.A.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Shelby, M.L.; Fransted, K.A.; Dahlberg, P.D.; Hong, J.; Zhang, X.; Kong, Q.; Schoenlein, R.W.; Chen, L.X. Electronic and nuclear contributions to time-resolved optical and X-ray absorption spectra of hematite and insights into photoelectrochemical performance” Energy Environ. Sci. 2016, 9, 3754-3769.

Avila, J.R.; Emery, J.D.; Pellin, M.J.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T. Porphyrins as Templates for Site-Selective Atomic Layer Deposition: Vapor Metalation and in Situ Monitoring of Island Growth” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 19853-19859.

Mo Kun, D. Yun, Y.B. Miao, X. Liu, M. Pellin, J. Almer, J.S. Park, J.F. Stubbins, S.F. Zhu A.M. Yacout, (2016) Investigation of High-Energy Ion-Irradiated MA957 Using Synchrotron Radiation under In-Situ Tension.” Materials, 9(1), 1-11.

Hoffeditz, W.L., M.J. Katz, P. Deria, G.E. Cutsail, M.J. Pellin, O.K. Farha, J.T. Hupp, (2016). One Electron Changes Everything. A Multispecies Copper Redox Shuttle for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120(7): 3731-3740.

C.-W. Kung, J.E. Mondloch, T.C. Wang, W. Bury, W. Hoffeditz, B.M. Klahr, R.C. Klet, M.J. Pellin, O.K. Farha, J.T. Hupp, (2016) Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films as Platforms for Atomic Layer Deposition of Cobalt Ions To Enable Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 2774-2780.

Goswami, Subhadip; Ma, Lin; Martinson, Alex; Wasielewski, Michael; Farha, Omar; Hupp, Joseph Toward Metal-Organic Framework Based Solar Cells: Enhancing Directional Exciton Transport by Collapsing Three-Dimensional Film Structures,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 30863-30870.

Gallington, L.C.; Kim, I.S.; Liu, W.; Yakovenko, A A.; Platero-Prats, A.E.; Li, Z.; Wang, T.C.; Hupp, J.T.; Farha, O.K.; Truhlar, D.G.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Chapman, K.W. Regioselective Atomic Layer Deposition in Metal–Organic Frameworks Directed by Dispersion Interactions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13513-13516.

Thompson, A.B.; Pahls, D.R.; Bernales, V.; Gallington, L.C.; Malonzo, C.D.; Webber, T.; Tereniak, S.J.; Wang, T.C.; Desai, S.P.; Li, Z.; Kim, I.S.; Gagliardi, L.; Penn, R.L.; Chapman, K.W.; Stein, A.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Lu, C.C. Installing Heterobimetallic Cobalt-Aluminum Single-Sites on a Metal Organic Framework Support” Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 6753-6762.

Kim, I.S.; Haasch, R.T.; Cao, D.H.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; Martinson, A.B.F. Amorphous TiO2 Compact Layers via ALD for Planar Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 24310-24314.

Park, H.J.; So, M.C.; Gosztola, D.J.; Wiederrecht, G.P; Emery, J.D.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Er, S.; Wilmer, C.E.; Vermeulen, N.A.; Aspuru-Guzik, A.; Stoddart, J.F.; Farha, O.K. ; Hupp, J.T. Layer-by-Layer Assembled Films of Perylene Diimide- and Squaraine-Containing Metal-Organic Framework-Like Materials: Solar Energy Capture and Directional Energy Transfer” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 24983-24988.

McCarthy, R.F.; Weimer, M.S.; Haasch, R.T.; Schaller, R.D.; Hock, A.S.; Martinson, A.B.F. VxIn(2-x) S3 Intermediate Band Absorbers Deposited by Atomic Layer Deposition” Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 2033-2040.

Riha, S.C.; Koegel, A.A.; Meng, X.; Kim, I.S.; Cao, Y.; Pellin, M.J.; Elam, J.W.; Martinson, A.B.F. Atomic Layer Deposition of MnS: Phase Control and Electrochemical Applications” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 2774-2780.

M.J. Pellin, A.M. Yacout, K. Mo, J. Almer, S. Bhattacharya, W. Mohamed, D. Seidman, B. Ye, D. Yun, R. Xu, S. Zhu, (2016) MeV per nucleon ion irradiation of nuclear materials with high energy synchrotron X-ray characterization.” Journal of Nuclear Materials 471,266-271.

D. Yun, Y. Miao, R. Xu, Z. Mei, K. Mo, W. Mohamed, B. Ye, M.J. Pellin, A.M. Yacout, (2016) Characterization of high energy Xe ion irradiation effects in single crystal molybdenum with depth-resolved synchrotron microbeam diffraction.” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 471, 272-279.

A.V. Zinovev, B.V. King, I.V. Veryovkin, M.J. Pellin, (2016) High-mass heterogeneous cluster formation by ion bombardment of the ternary alloy Au7Cu5Al4Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 34, 03H108.

K. Mo, D. Yun, Yinbin Miao, Xiang Liu, Michael. Pellin, J. Almer, Jun-Sung Park, James F. Stubbins, Shaofei Zhu, and A.M. Yacout, (2016). Investigation of High-Energy Ion-Irradiated MA957 Using Synchrotron Radiation under In-Situ Tension.” Materials 9(1), 15-26; doi:10.3390/ma9010015.


Groll, N., M.J. Pellin, J.F. Zasadzinski, and T. Proslier, (2015). Point contact tunneling spectroscopy apparatus for large scale mapping of surface superconducting properties.” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86(9): 095111 (095118 pp.)-095111 (095118 pp.).

B. Ye, S. Bhattacharya, K. Mo, D. Yun, W. Mohamed, M.J. Pellin, J. Fortner, Y.S. Kim, G.L. Hoffman, A.M. Yacout, T. Wiencek, S. Van den Berghe, and A. Leenaers, (2015) Irradiation behavior study of U–Mo/Al dispersion fuel with high energy Xe.” J. Nucl. Mater, 464(1), 236-244.

Wang, T.; Vermeulen, N.; Kim, I.S.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Stoddart, J.F.; Hupp, J.T.; Farha, O.K. Scalable Synthesis and Post-modification of a Mesoporous Metal-Organic Framework Called NU-1000Nat. Protoc., 2015, 11, 149-162.

Klug, J.A.; Weimer, M.S.; Emery, J.D.; Yanguas-Gil, A.; Seifert, S.; Schlepütz, C.M.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Elam, J.W.; Hock, A.S.; Proslier, T. A Modular Reactor Design for in situ Synchrotron X-ray Investigation of Atomic Layer Deposition Processes” Rev. Sci. Inst., 2015, 86, 113901.

Emery, J.D.; Schlepütz, C.M.; Guo, P.; Chang, R.P.H.; Martinson, A.B.F. Epitaxial Atomic Layer Deposition of Sn-doped Indium Oxide” Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16, 640-645.

Nan Liu, M.R. Savina, R. Gallino, A.M. Davis, S. Bisterzo, F. Gyngard, F. Kappeler, S. Cristallo, N. Dauphas, M.J. Pellin, and I. Dillmann, (2015) Correlated Strontium and Barium Isotopic Compositions of Acid-Cleaned Single Maintream Silicon Carbides from Murchison.” Astrophysical Journal 803(1), 1-23.

Katz, M.J., M.J.D. Vermeer, O.K. Farha, Michael J. Pellin, and J.T. Hupp. (2015). Dynamics of Back Electron Transfer in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Featuring 4-tert-Butyl-Pyridine and Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina as Surface Modifiers.” J. Phys. Chem. B 119(24): 7162-7169.

C. Becker, S. Posen, N. Groll, R. Cook, C.M. Schleputz, D.L. Hall, M. Liepe, M. Pellin, Zasadzinski, and T. Proslier, (2015) Analysis of Nb3Sn surface layers for superconducting radio frequency cavity applications.” Applied Physics Letters, 106(8), 082602_1-4.

Kim, I.S.; Martinson, A.B.F. Stabilizing Hybrid Perovskites Against Moisture and Temperature via Non-Hydrolytic Atomic Layer Deposited Overlayers” J. Mat. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 20092-20096.

Kim, I.S.; Borycz, J.; Platero-Prats, A.E.; Tussupbayev, S.; Wang, T.C.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T.; Gagliardi, L.; Chapman, K.W.; Cramer, C.J.; Martinson, A.B.F. Targeted Single-Site MOF Node Modification: Trivalent Metal Loading via Atomic Layer Deposition” Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 4772-4778.

Harutyunyan, H.; Alex Martinson, A.B.F.; Rosenmann, D.; Khorashad, L.K.; Besteiro, L.; Govorov, A.; Wiederrecht, G. Anomalous generation of ultrafast hot plasmonic electrons in nanostructures with hot spots” Nature Nanotech. 2015, 10, 770-774.

McCarthy, R.F.; Schaller, R.D.; Gosztola, D.J.; Wiederrecht, G.P.; Martinson, A.B.F. Photoexcited Carrier Dynamics of In2S3 Thin Films” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 25542561.

Meng, X.; Riha, S.C.; Libera, J.A.; Wu, Q.; Wang, H.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Elam, J.W. Tunable Core-shell SWCNT-Cu2S Networked Nanocomposites as High-Performance Cathodes for Lithium-ion Batteries” J. Power Sources 2015, 280, 621-629.

Yeh, T.C.; Zhu, Q.; Bucholz, D.B.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Chang, R.P.H.; Mason, T.O. Amorphous Transparent Conducting Oxides in Context: Work Function Survey, Trends, and Facile Modification” Appl. Surf. Sci, 2015, 330, 405-410.

Dasgupta, N.P.; Meng, X.; Elam, J.W.; Martinson, A.B.F. Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Sulfide Materials” Acc. Chem. Res., 2015, 48, 341-348.


Emery, J.D.; Schleputz, C.M.; Guo P.; Riha, S.C.; Chang, R.P.H.; Martinson, A.B.F. Atomic Layer Deposition of Metastable β-Fe2O3 via Isomorphic Epitaxy for Photo-assisted Water Oxidation” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 21894-21900.

N.R. Groll, J.A. Klug, C.Y. Cao, S. Atlin, H. Claus, N.G. Becker, M.S. Weimer, J.F. Zasadzinski, M.J. Pellin, and T. Proslier, (2014) Tunneling spectroscopy of superconducting MoN and NbTiN grown by atomic layer deposition,” Applied Physics Letters, 104(9): 092602_1-4.

W. Mohamed, D. Yun, K. Mo, M.J. Pellin, M.C. Billone, J. Almer and A.M. Yacout (2014) Depth profile of oxide volume fractions of Zircaloy-2 in. high-temperature steam: An in-situ synchrotron radiation study.” J. Nucl. Mater, 454(1-3), 192-199.

Kim, D.W.; Riha, S.; DeMarco, E.; Martinson, A.B.F; Farha, O.; Hupp, J.T. Greenlighting Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Water by Iron Oxide” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 12199-12207.

Riha, S.C.; Schaller, R.D; Gosztola, D.J.; Wiederrecht, G.P., Martinson, A.B.F. Photoexcited Carrier Dynamics of Cu2S Thin Films” J. Phys. Chem Lett., 2014, 5, 4055-4061.

McCarthy, R.F.; Weimer, M.S.; Emery, J.D.; Hock, A.S.; Martinson, A.B.F. Oxygen-Free Atomic Layer Deposition of Indium Sulfide” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12137-12145.

Avila, J.R.; DeMarco, E.J.; Emery, J.D.; Farha, O.K.; Pellin, M.J.; Hupp, J.T.; Martinson, A.B.F. Real-Time Observation of Atomic Layer Deposition Inhibition: Metal Oxide Growth on Self-Assembled Alkanethiols” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 11891-11898.

M.J. Katz, M.J. DeVries Vermeer, O.K. Farha., M.J. Pellin, and J.T. Hupp, (2014) Dynamics of Back Electron Transfer in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Featuring 4-tert-Butyl-Pyridine and Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina as Surface Modifiers.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119(24), 7162-7169.

Nan Liu, M.R. Savina, A.M. Davis, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, F. Gyngard, M.J. Pellin, D.G. Willingham, N. Dauphas, M. Pignatari, S. Bisterzo, S. Cristallo, F. Herwig, (2014) The 13C-Pocket Structure in AGB Models: Constraints from Zirconium Isotope Abundances in Single Mainstream SiC Grains.” Astrophysical Journal 788(11), 8646-8650.

Nan Liu, M.R. Savina, A.M. Davis, R. Gallino, O. Straniero, F. Gyngard, M.J. Pellin, D.G. Willingham, N. Dauphas, M. Pignatari, S. Bisterzo, S. Cristallo, F. Herwig, (2014) Barium isotopic composition of mainstream silicon carbides from Murchison: Constraints for s-process nucleosynthesis in asymptotic giant branch stars,” Astrophysical Journal, 786(1): 66 (20 pp.)

P.R. Heck, F.J. Stadermann, D. Isheim, O. Auciello, T.L. Daulton, A.M. Davis, J.W. Elam, C. Floss, J. Hiller, D.J. Larson, J.B. Lewis, A. Mane, M.J. Pellin, M.R. Savina, D.N. Seidman, T. Stephan, (2014) Atom-probe analyses of nanodiamonds from Allende,” Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49 453-467.

Williams, V.O.; DeMarco, E.J.; Katz, M.J.; Libera, J.A.; Riha, S.C.; Kim, D.W.; Avila, J.R.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Elam, J.W.; Pellin, M.J.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T.; Fabrication of Transparent-Conducting-Oxide-Coated Inverse Opals as Mesostructured Architectures for Electrocatalysis Applications: A Case Study with NiO” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12290-12294.

Hoeffeditz, W.L.; Katz, M.J.; Deria, P.; Martinson, A.B.F.; Pellin, M.J.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T. High Surface Area Architectures for Improved Charge Transfer Kinetics at the Dark Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 8646-8650.