Soft Matter Group

Publications

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2013

  • Crystallization, structural diversity and anisotropy e ects in 2D arrays of icosahedral viruses, M. Fukuto, Q. L. Nguyen, O. Vasilyev, N. Mank, C. L. Washington-Hughes, I. Kuzmenko, A. Checco, Y. Mao, Q. Wang and L. Yang, Soft Matter 9, 9633-9642 (2013).
  • Robust Superhydrophobicity in Large-Area Nanostructured Surfaces Defined by Block-Copolymer Self Assembly A. Checco, A. Rahman and C. T. Black, Adv. Mat. (published online: 20 OCT 2013), DOI: 10.1002/adma.201304006.
  • Liquid adsorption at surfaces patterned with cylindrical nano-cavities, O. Gang, O. Checco, T. Hofmann, D.Y. Ryu, T. P. Russell and B. M. Ocko, Soft Matter 9, 10550-10558 (2013).
  • Directed Assembly of P3HT: PCBM Blend Films Using A Chemical Template with Sub-300 nm Features, D.S. Germack, A. Checco, B. M. Ocko, ACS Nano 7, 1990-1999 (2013). 5. Lattice Deformation and Domain Distortion in the Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer Thin Films on Chemical Patterns, J. Xu, T. P. Russell, A. Checco, Small 9,779 (2013).
  • Grazing-incidence transmission X-ray scattering: surface scattering in the Born approximation, X. Lu, K.G. Yager, D. Johnston, C.T. Black, B.M. Ocko, J. App. Cryst. 46, 165-172 (2013).
  • Droplet Morphology at Nanometer Scale, A. Checco, book chapter in Nanoscale Liquid Interfaces: Wetting, Patterning and Force Microscopy at the Nanometer Scale" Pan Stanford Publishing 2013.
  • Chemically Enhancing Block Copolymers for Block-Selective Synthesis of Self-Assembled Metal Oxide Nanostructures, J. Kamcev, D.S. Germack, D. Nykypanchuk, R. B. Grubbs, C.Y. Nam, and C.T. Black, ACS Nano 7, 339-346 (2013).
  • Surface layering and melting in an ionic liquid studied by resonant soft X-ray reflectivity, M. Mezger, B.M. Ocko, H. Reichert, M. Deutsch, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 3733-3737 (2013)
  • In situ X-ray studies of adlayer-induced crystal nucleation at the liquid-liquid interface, A. Elsen, S. Festersen, B. Runge, C. T. Koops, B. M. Ocko, M. Deutsch, O.H Seeck, B. M Murphy, O. M Magnussen, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 6663 (2013).
  • Nanostructured Surfaces Frustrate Polymer Semiconductor Molecular Orientation, D. E. Johnston , K. G. Yager , H. Hlaing , X. Lu , B. M. Ocko , and C. T. Black, ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn4060539 (December 16, 2013)
  • Confinement-Induced Reduction in Phase Segregation and Interchain Disorder in Bulk Hetereojunction Films, A. Ashraf, N. Dissanayake, D. Germack, C. Weiland,, and M. Eisaman, ACS Nano (accepted).  

 

2012

  • Stability of thin wetting films on chemically nanostructured surfaces, A. Checco, B.M. Ocko, M. Tasinkevych, S. Dietrich, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 166101 (2012).
  •  Bilayer order in a polycarbazole-conjugated polymer, X. Lu, H. Hlaing, D.S. Germack, J. Peet, W.H. Jo, D. Andrienko, K. Kremer, B.M. Ocko, Nat. Comm. 3, 795 (2012).
  • Water Vapor Assisted Nanoimprinting of PEDOT: PSS Thin Films, H. Hlaing, X. Lu, C.Y. Nam, B. M. Ocko, Small 8, 3443-3 (2012).
  • Role of electrostatic interactions in two-dimensional self-assembly of tobacco mosaic viruses on cationic lipid monolayers, S. Wang, M. Fukuto, A. Checco, N.W. Niu, Q. Wang, and L. Yang, J. Coll. and Int. Sci, 358, 497-404 (2011). 447 (2012).
  • One-Volt Operation of High-Current Vertical Channel Polymer Semiconductor Field-E ect Transistors, D.E. Johnston, K.G. Yager, C.Y. Nam, B.M. Ocko, C.T. Black, Nano Lett. 12, 4181-4186 (2012).
  • Heterogeneous Lamellar Structures Near the Polymer/Substrate Interface, M. Asada, N. Jiang, L. Sendogdular, P. Gin, Y. Wang, M. Endoh, T. Koga, M. Fukuto, D. Schultz, M. Lee, X. Li, J. Wang, M. Kikuchi, A. Takahara, Macromolecules 45, 7098 (2012).   
  • Two-Dimensional Order in Mercury-Supported Langmuir Films of Fatty Diacids, L. Tamam, B.M. Ocko, M. Deutsch, Langmuir 28, 15586-15597 (2012).
  • Highly anisotropic thermal expansion in molecular films of dicarboxylic fatty acids, L. Tamam, H. Kraack, E. Sloutskin, B.M. Ocko, M. Deutsch, Phys. Rev. B 85, 205449 (2012).

2011

  • Photo-cross-linkable azide-functionalized polythiophene for thermally stable bulk heterojunc- tion solar cells, CY Nam, Y Qin, YS Park, H Hlaing, X Lu, BM Ocko, CT Black, R. B. Grubbs, Macromolecules 45 (5), 2338 (2011).
  •  Enhanced charge collection in con ned bulk heterojunction organic solar cells, J. E. Allen, K. G. Yager, H. Hlaing, C. Y. Nam, B. M. Ocko, C. T. Black, Applied Physics Letters 99, 163301 (2011).
  • Implementing nanometer-scale con nement in organic semiconductor bulk heterojunction so- lar cells, J. E. Allen, K. G. Yager, H. Hlaing, C. Y. Nam, B. M. Ocko, C. T. Black, Journal of Photonics for Energy 2, 021008 (2011).
  • Comment on "How Water Meets a Very Hydrophobic Surface", M. Mezger, H. Reichert, B. M. Ocko, J. Daillant, H. Dosch, Physical Review Letters 107 (24), 249801 (2011).
  • Checkerboard Self-Patterning of an Ionic Liquid Film on Mercury, BM Ocko, L Tamam, H Reichert, M Deutsch Physical Review Letters 106, 197801 (2011).
  • L. Yang and M. Fukuto, Using X-ray Scattering to Study the Structures of Membrane- Associated Proteins in "Synchrotron Radiation and Structural Proteomics, edited by E. Pechkova and C. Riekel (Pan Stanford, Singapore, 2011).
  • Modification of deeply buried hydrophobic interfaces by ionic surfactants, L. Tamam, D. Pontoni, Z. Sapir, S. Yefet, E. Sloutskin, B.M. Ocko, H Reichert and M.D. Deutsch. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108,5522-5525 (2011).
  • Unifying interfacial self-assembly and surface freezing, B.M. Ocko, H. Hlaing, P.N. Jepsen, S. Kewalramani, A. Tkachenko, D. Pontoni, H. Reichert and M. Deutsch. Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 137801 (2011)
  • Reversible uptake of water on NaCl nanoparticles at relative humidity below deliquescence point observed by noncontact environmental atomic force microscopy, D.A. Bruzewicz, A. Checco, B.M. Ocko, E.R. Lewis, R.L. McGraw and S.E. Schwartz. J. Chem. Phys. 134, 044702 (2011)
  • Systematic approach to electrostatically induced 2D crystallization of nanoparticles at liquid interfaces, S. Kewalramani, S.T. Wang, Y. Lin, H.G. Nguyen, Q. Wang, M. Fukuto and L. Yang. Soft Matter 7, 939-945 (2011)
  • Block copolymer self-assembly in chemically patterned squares, J. Xu, T.P. Russell, B.M. Ocko and A. Checco. Soft Matter (in press 2011), DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01066A

 

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2004

  • Kinetics of monolayer Bi electrodeposition on Au(111): surface x-ray scattering and current transients, K. Tamura, J.X. Wang, R. R.Adzic, and B.M. Ocko. J. Phys. Chem. 108, 1992-1998 (2004).
  • Surface layering in liquids: The role of surface tension, O. Shpyrko, M. Fukuto, P. Pershan, B. Ocko, I. Kuzmenko, T. Gog, and M. Deutsch. Phys. Rev. B 69, 245423 (2004).
  • Fatty acid Langmuir films on liquid mercury: x-ray and surface tension studies, H. Kraack, B. Ocko, P. Pershan, E. Sloutskin, L. Tamam, and M. Deutsch. Langmuir 20, 5375-5385 (2004).
  • The structure and phase diagram of Langmuir films of alcohols on mercury, H. Kraack, B. Ocko, P. Pershan, E. Sloutskin, L. Tamam, and M. Deutsch. Langmuir 20, 5386-5395 (2004).
  • Scattering study on the selective solvent swelling induced surface reconstruction, T. Xu, J. Goldbach, M. Misner, S. Kim, A. Gibaud, O. Gang, B. Ocko, K. Guarini, C. Black, C. Hawker, and T. Russell. Macromolecules 37, 2972-2977 (2004).
  • Temperature dependence of the structure of Langmuir films of normal-alkanes on liquid mercury, H. Kraack, B.M. Ocko, P.S. Pershan, L. Tamam, and M. Deutsch. J. Chem. Phys. 121(16), 8003-8009 (2004).
  • In situ grazing incidence small-angle x-ray scattering real-time monitoring of the role of humidity during the structural formation of templated silica thin films, A.Gibaud, S. Dourdain, O. Gang and B. Ocko. Phys. Rev. B 70, 161403(R) (2004).
  • Attaching organic semiconductors to gate oxides: In situ assembly of monolayer field effect transistors, G. Tulevski, Q. Miao, M. Fukuto, R. Abram, B. Ocko, R. Pindak, M. Steigerwald, C. Kagan, and JC. Nuckolis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 15048-15050 (2004).
  • Surface and bulk interchange energy in binary mixtures of chain molecules, E. Sloutskin, E. Sirota, O. Gang, X. Wu, B. Ocko, and M. Deutsch. Eur. Phys. J. E 13, 109-112 (2004).
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  • Electric field induced sphere-to-cylinder transition in diblock copolymer thin films, T. Xu, A. Zvelindovsky, G.J.A. Sevink, O. Gang, B. Ocko, Y. Zhu, S. Gido, and T. Russell. Macromolecules 37, 6980-6984 (2004).
  • Mesophase transitions, surface functionalization, and growth mechanism of semiconducting 6PTTP6 films from solution, H. Katz, T. Siegrist, M. Lefenfeld, P. Gopalan, M. Mushrush, B. Ocko, O. Gang, and N. Jisrawi. J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 8567-8571 (2004).
  • Grazing incidence small x-ray scattering, B. Ocko and D. Smilgies. Synchrotron Radiat. News 17(5), 20-21 (2004).

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2003

  • Wall thickness and core radius determination in surfactant templated silica thin films using GISAXS and X-ray reflectivity, A. Gibaud, A. Baptiste, D.A. Doshi, C.J. Brinker, L. Yang, and B. Ocko, Europhys. Lett. 63(6), 833-839 (2003).
  • The structure of organic langmuir films on liquid metal surfaces, H. Kraack, M. Deutsch, B.M. Ocko, and P.S. Pershan, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. Phys. Res. B 200, 363-370 (2003).
  • Surface freezing in binary mixtures of chain molecules I: Alkane mixtures, E. Sloutskin, X.Z. Wu, T.B. Peterson, O. Gang, B.M. Ocko, E.B. Sirota, and M. Deutsch, Phys. Rev. E 68, 031605 (2003).
  • Surface freezing in binary mixtures of chain molecules II: Dry and hydrated alcohol mixtures, E. Sloutskin, O. Gang, H. Kraack, A. Doerr, E.B. Sirota, B.M. Ocko, and M. Deutsch, Phys. Rev. E 68, 031606 (2003).
  • A thin-thick transition in the surface-frozen layer of a binary alcohol mixture, E. Sloutskin, H. Kraack, O. Gang, B.M. Ocko, E.B. Sirota, and M. Deutsch, J. Chem. Phys. 118, 10729-10734 (2003).
  • Langmuir films of normal-alkanes on the surface of liquid mercury, H. Kraack, B. Ocko, P. Pershan, E. Sloutskin, and M. Deutsch. J. Chem. Phys. 119(19),10339 (2003).
  • Peering into the self-assembly of surfactant templated thin-film silica mesophases. D.A. Doshi, A. Gibaud, V. Goletto, B. Ocko, and J. Brinker, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125(38), 11646-11655 (2003).

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