ACTIVE USER PROJECTS

Proposal Cycle 2015A: expire January 31, 2016

Proposal Cycle 2014B: expire July 31, 2015

Proposal Cycle 2014A (extended): expire January 31, 2016

Proposal Cycle 2013B (extended): expire July 31, 2015


Proposal Cycle 2015A: expire January 31, 2016

Quantitative Assessment of the Chemical Distribution in Alnico Alloys with Different Thermal-magnetic Heat-treatment Temperature
Lin Zhou, Ames Laboratory [CNMS2015-001]

Improved Carbon Nanotube Fibers through Crosslinking and Densification
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-003]

Micro Fabrication and Characterization of titanium gas diffusion layers and membrane electrode assemblies
Feng-Yuan Zhang,  University of Tennessee Space Institute [CNMS2015-004]

Fluorescence Enhancement by Metalized Dielectric Aerogels
Brenda Smith, ORNL [CNMS2015-005]

Understanding Transport in New Thermoelectric Polymers Part II - synthesis of Se and Te EDOT analogs
Shannon Yee, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-006]

In situ spectroscopic investigations of acid gas interaction with faceted metal oxide catalysts
Zili Wu, ORNL [CNMS2015-007]

Parametric study of near millimeter scale etching in diamond
Eric Lukosi, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-008]

Structural study of the heavy metal transporter CadA through its enzymatic cycle by SANS
Anne Martel, Institut Laue/Langevin [CNMS2015-010]

Structure and Performance Relationship of Au Nanocatalysts for Propylene Epoxidation
Yu Lei, University of Alabama, Huntsville [CNMS2015-011]

Nanoscale mechanisms of glass and mineral alteration in aqueous solutions measured in real time and in situ with a liquid cell TEM
Roland Hellmann, ISTerre/CNRS [CNMS2015-012]

Defect characterization of femtosecond laser exfoliated graphene and MoS2 2D materials
Anming Hu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-013]

Novel Solid Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
Zhan Lin, Zhejiang University [CNMS2015-014]

In situ Study of Au/TiO2 Photocatalysts for CO2 Conversion to Hydrocarbon Fuels
Dongxia Liu, University of Maryland [CNMS2015-015]

Microscopic mechanism of flow in solutions of star polymers under shear
Wei-Ren Chen, ORNL [CNMS2015-016]

Investigation of tunable dielectric properties on the nanoscale
Nina Balke, ORNL [CNMS2015-017]

Rechargeable Solid-State Lithium-Sulfide Batteries
Juchuan Li, SuperIonics, Inc. [CNMS2015-018]

Investigation of structure, morphology, and uranyl binding characteristics of amidoxime-based polymeric adsorbents
Tomonori Saito, ORNL [CNMS2015-019]

Study of particle-particle interaction in electrolyte as a function of charge for flow capacitors
Jeremy Come, ORNL [CNMS2015-020]

Computational Studies of Vibrationally Excited Carbon Dioxide Desorption
Michael Filler, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-021]

Theoretical Study of Photochromism Mechanism in Inorganic-Organic Hybrids of Polyoxometalates
Shih-Hung Chou, 3M [CNMS2015-022]

Effect of addition of silver on atomic-scale surface structure and propoerties of La5/8Ca3/8MnO3 thin film grown by PLD
Alexander Tselev, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-025]

Optimization of Bio-Nano Interfaces for Energy Conversion and Biosensing Applications using Computational Studies
Ivana Gonzales, University of New Mexico [CNMS2015-027]

Defective interfaces in Yttrium-doped Barium Zirconate films, characterization of the transport properties by scanning probe techniques
Vittorio Foglietti, Istituto di Struttura della Materia-CNR - Montelibretti [CNMS2015-028]

TEM Characterization of Novel Hexagonal OsB2
Nina Orlovskaya, University of Central Florida [CNMS2015-029]

Mechanochemical Synthesis of Iridium Diboride
Nina Orlovskaya, University of Central Florida [CNMS2015-030]

Mixed Conductors for Solid-State Lithium-Sulfide Batteries
Chengdu Liang, ORNL [CNMS2015-031]

Synthesis of Iron nanoparticles for enhanced neurological theranostics
Jacqueline Johnson, University of Tennessee Space Institute [CNMS2015-032]

Nanoscale characterization of ceramics and minerals for microwave matrial processing optimization
S.W. Kingman,  University of Nottingham [CNMS2015-034]

Molecular weight dependence of polymer diffusion in attractive poly(2-vinylpyridine)/collodial silica nanocomposites
Karen Winey, University of Pennsylvania [CNMS2015-035]

X-Ray Diffraction Study on Cu2-xSe
Chetan Dhital, ORNL [CNMS2015-036]

In situ synthesis and operando characterization of Bi electrocatalysts for CO2 to CO reduction
Ray Unocic, ORNL [CNMS2015-037]

Spatial distribution of elements inside multifunctional bimetallic nanocrystals for biomedical applications
Sabino Veintemillas-Verdaguer, ICMM-CSIC [CNMS2015-038]

In-situ study of methane oxidation over doped perovskite nano-particles
Fanxing Li, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-039]

Ultrafast modulation of hybrid silicon-vanadium dioxide optical structures
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-040]

Metal oxide-functionalized porous silicon thin films for integrated electrochemical energy storage
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-042]

Creating and controlling gradient optical forces in nanophotonic devices   
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2015-043]

Investigation of RF Nonthermal Plasma Effects on Supported Au-Pd Catalysts
Ben W.-L. Jang, Texas A&M University [CNMS2015-044]

Investigation of the nature of active sites and dominant reaction pathways over a family of carbon and MgAl-oxide K/MoS2 catalysts for higher alcohol synthesis from syngas
Christopher Jones, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-045]

Graphene-Insulator-Graphene Tunneling Junctions Enabled by Novel Hetero-Eptaxial Synthesis
Gong Gu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-046]

Dissolution and re-precipitation of Cu/NiAl nano-precipitates in high-strength steels: effects of welding and postweld annealing
C.T. Liu, City University of Hong Kong [CNMS2015-047]

Engineered 3D self-assembly of ligand-graphene hybrids for high-performance supercapacitors
Michael Hu, ORNL     [CNMS2015-048]

Texture of Friction Stir  Welded CuNB Nanolamellar Composites
Judy Schneider, Mississippi State University [CNMS2015-049]

Understanding the relation between structure and ionic transport in polystyrene-graft-oligo(ethylene oxide)s by X-ray scattering and dielectric spectroscopy
Karen Winey, University of Pennsylvania  [CNMS2015-051]

Deuteration of Fullerene Derivatives for Neutron Reflectometry of Sequentially Processed Polymer:Fullerene Photovoltaic Devices
Sarah Tolbert, University of California, Los Angeles [CNMS2015-053]

Quantifying Elemental Segregation and Diffusion in Grain Boundaries for Newly Developed CdTe Solar Cell Post-deposition Treatments
Yanfa Yan, University of Toledo [CNMS2015-055]

Effects of tuning the out-of-plane lattice parameter in ferroelectric thin film through noble ion implantation
Thomas Ward, ORNL [CNMS2015-056]

DIRECT OBSERVATION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC HETEROGINEITY IN POLYMERS USING SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-058]

Investigation of Gigantic and Tunable Seebeck Coefficient in Graphene
Matthew Lassiter, AEgis Technologies [CNMS2015-059]

Synthesis of Deuterated 2-vinylpyridine for Neutron Scattering Studies of Polymer Nanocomposites
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-060]

Elucidate the ionic transport mechanism in polymerized ionic liquids
Alexei Sokolov, ORNL [CNMS2015-062]

Nanoscale Ionic and Electronic Transport Phenomena in Li2S
Gleb Yushin, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-064]

Light-nanoconcentrators for hydrogen production from gaseous ammonia and urea solutions
Ivano Alessandri, INSTM-University of Brescia [CNMS2015-066]

Domain nucleation controlled by designed ferroelectric-to-electrode interfaces
Kathrin Dorr, MLU Halle-Wittenberg [CNMS2015-067]

Nanoscale mapping of lithium-ion transport in LixMnO2 (x<0.34) lithium-ion battery cathode materials using electrochemical strain microscopy
Scott Donne, University of Newcastle [CNMS2015-068]

Electrode Effects on the Ferroelectric Properities of HfO2 – Influence of Mechanical Confinement and Electrode Area
Uwe Schroeder, NaMLab gGmbH [CNMS2015-070]

Fundamental Study of Switching Kinetics in HfO2 on Nano-Scale   
Uwe Schroeder, NaMLab gGmbH [CNMS2015-071]

Bottlebrushes of Conjugated Polymers as Model Stimuli Responsive Materials
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-073]

Monitoring the Interfacial Layer in Polymer Nanocomposites with Small Angle X-ray Scattering: The Influence of Polymer/Nanoparticle Interacations
Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-074]

The Role of Electron Proximity Effects on Materials Properties during Electron Beam Induced Deposition of Nanoscale Elements
Harald Plank, Graz University of Technology [CNMS2015-075]

First-principles atomistic Simulations of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pt(111)
Alessandro Fortunelli, Italian National Research Council (CNR)  [CNMS2015-076]

HRTEM Characterization of Catalytic Metal Nanoclusters in Hybrid Zeolite Membranes
Sankar Nair, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-077]

Metamaterial perfect absorber VO2 single photon detection in the UV-Vis spectrum
Philip Evans, ORNL [CNMS2015-078]

Cross correlation of multi-dimensional data sets for studying high temperature superconductors     
Sergei Kalinin, ORNL [CNMS2015-079]

Investigation of surface ionic dynamics in Ca-substituted  bismuth ferrite(III)
Evgheni Strelcov, ORNL [CNMS2015-080]

In Situ TEM Study of Dendrite Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms During Zn Electrodeposition
Thomas Zawodzinski, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-081]

Explore the effect of strain field from screw dislocation on the ferroelectric switching and retention of BiFeO3
Qing He, Durham University [CNMS2015-085]

Organic electrical conductors based on boron or nitrogen-doped phenalenyls
Yonghui Tian, Sichuan University [CNMS2015-086]

ESM probing of layered perovskite materials and A-site deficient materials with exsolution
Francesco Ciucci, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) [CNMS2015-087]

In-situ TEM electron beam influences on electrokinetic processes with nanoparticles
Kristian Molhave, Technical University of Denmark [CNMS2015-088]

Nanomaterial assembly and characterization of hybrid polymer nanocomposites
Mike Kilbey, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-089]

Evaluating Structural Order of a PAH Nanofiller in an Epoxy Matrix
Jamie Messman, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies [CNMS2015-092]

Characterisation of Radiation Damage in Perovskites by Atom Probe Tomography
Stella Pedrazzini, University of Oxford [CNMS2015-093]

Role of alloy chemistry on α-α' phase separation in duplex stainless steels
Julie Tucker, Oregon State University [CNMS2015-094]

High-throughput density functional theory calculations using Nexus
Valentino Cooper, ORNL [CNMS2015-096]

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Mn4+ red phosphors
Michael Chance, ORNL [CNMS2015-097]

Nonlinear nanophotonics with ultrastrong plasmonic coupling
Benjamin Lawrie, ORNL [CNMS2015-098]

Evaluation of DNA origami folding pathways during competitive, multishape anneals
Thomas LaBean, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-099]

Effects of dipolar interactions on thermodynamics of diblock copolymer melts
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-101]

Selective Deuteration of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Surfactant
Veerendra Kumar Sharma, ORNL [CNMS2015-102]

Vertical AlGaN/GaN hetero-junction field effect transistor
Fan Ren, University of Florida [CNMS2015-104]

Synthesis and characterization of model anisotropic silica nanoparticles with short-range attractions
Norman Wagner,  University of Delaware [CNMS2015-105]

Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides, MXenes, Using Atomic Force Microscopy Measurements and First-Principles Simulations
Yu Xie, ORNL [CNMS2015-106]

CMOS VACNF Based Neural Interface
Nicole McFarlane, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-107]

Resolving the Activation mechanism in High-Voltage Lithium-and manganese Rich Oxides for High-Energy-Density Lithium-ion Batteries
Debasish Mohanty, ORNL [CNMS2015-109]

Fundamentally Understanding and Quantifying the Photomagnetization of Nanomaterials
Wei David Wei, University of Florida  [CNMS2015-110]

In-situ scanning probe microscopy study of lead-assisted corrosion cracking in metal oxides
Jongjin Kim, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2015-112]

Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles at Liquid Liquid Interfaces
Rafael Verduzco, Rice University [CNMS2015-115]

Compositional study of retained austenite in a 12Cr – 6Ni – 2 Mo – 0.1 Ti Super Martensitic Stainless after single and multi-step intercritical temperings
Antonio Ramirez, Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory [CNMS2015-116]

Supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods for phase identification in atomically resolved images
Sergei Kalinin, ORNL [CNMS2015-117]

Nanoscale mapping of the superconducting gap in thermally-annealed cobalt-doped BaFe2As2 single crystals
Athena Safa-Sefat, ORNL [CNMS2015-118]

Towards clean graphene surfaces: systematic study of contamination removal after graphene transfer using Kelvin probe force microscopy
Brian Rodriguez, University College Dublin [CNMS2015-119]

Anisotropic magnetoelastic coupling and magnetocaloric effect in lightly-doped Fe5Si3 single crystals
Guixan Cao, ORNL [CNMS2015-120]

Membrane Domain Formation on Nanostructured Scaffolds
Pat Collier, ORNL [CNMS2015-121]

Design, fabrication, and testing of surface electrodes for electrical interrogation of droplet interface bilayers in liquids, solids, and in air
Andy Sarles, University of Tennessee [CNMS2015-122]

Nanoplatform of the Subretinal Microenvironment in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ed Chaum, University of Tennessee Health Science Center [CNMS2015-123]

Local probing of light-induced changes in polarization switching and current-voltage characteristics of photovoltaic ferroelectrics
Jonathan Spanier, Drexel University [CNMS2015-125]

Laser Shock Induced Deformation and Damage in Silicon Single Crystals
Bimal Kad, University of California - San Diego [CNMS2015-128]

In-Situ Studies of Vacancy Formation and Atomic manipulation on surfaces of Epitaxial Manganese Oxide Thin Films
Rama Vasudevan, ORNL [CNMS2015-129]

Morphological Study of Novel (Polystyrene-Polyisobutylene)2-s-Poly(acrylic acid) Miktoarm Star Polymers
Sarah Morgan, University of Southern Mississippi [CNMS2015-131]

In situ electrochemical atomic force microscopy study of intercalation of reactive molecules in MXenes
Steven Overbury, ORNL [CNMS2015-132]

Microfluidic Model for Cellular Interactions in the Blood Brain Barrier
Balabhaskar Prabhakarpandian, CFD Research Corporation [CNMS2015-134]

DEVELOPMENT OF ODS FeCrAl FOR FUSION REACTOR APPLICATIONS
Bruce Pint, ORNL [CNMS2015-135]

Phase identification of lithium aluminum double hydroxide chloride sorbent materials for lithium extraction from geothermal brine solutions
Parans Paranthaman, ORNL [CNMS2015-136]

Single Photon Detectors using single layer Fe-based superconductors via in-situ MBE
Amit Goyal, ORNL [CNMS2015-138]

Impact of the change in internal and external screening conditions on ferroelectric switching in proton exchanged magnesium doped lithium niobate
Brian Rodriguez, University College Dublin [CNMS2015-139]

Room-Temperature Tunneling Field Effect Transistors
Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technological University [CNMS2015-141]

Investigation on novel transistors without using semiconductors
Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technological University [CNMS2015-142]

Fundamentals of ion milling of suspended CVD graphene
Peter Bedworth, Lockheed Martin Corporation [CNMS2015-143]

Influence of Vacuum Annealing on Graphitic Transformations, Bonding, and Microwave Absorption of Carbide-Derived Carbons
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University [CNMS2015-144]

SANS based microstructural characterization of polyelectrolyte complexes
Matthew Tirrell, University of Chicago [CNMS2015-145]

Conductivity of ferroelectric nanodomains
Rama Vasudevan, ORNL [CNMS2015-146]

Characterization of Pore Distribution and Surface Morphology of Divergently Graphitized Carbide-Derived Carbons
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University [CNMS2015-147]

Directed Assembly of Nickel Silicide Nanoparticles Through Liquid Phase Dewetting Mechanisms as a Substrate for CNT Growth
Nicholas Roberts, Utah State University [CNMS2015-148]

Investigation of the Effect of Surface Termination of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal  Carbides, MXenes, on its Electronic Structure using EELS
Michael Abdelmalak, ORNL [CNMS2015-149]

Correlated Switching Dynamics in the Nanoscale Proximity of 90° Ferroelectric Domain Walls
Venkatraman Gopalan, Pennsylvania State University [CNMS2015-150]

Photovoltaic Effect and Efficiency in Strongly Correlated Thin FIlms and Heterostructures
Christianne Beekman, Florida State University / NHMFL [CNMS2015-152]

Evaluating Electrode Performance as a Function of Processing Method and Electrode Density/Porosity
Shrikant Nagpure, ORNL [CNMS2015-155]

Partial Deuteration of Imidazolium Cations for High-Precision Neutron Spectrometer Measurements
Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University  [CNMS2015-156]

Adsorption and diffusion of metal atoms on boron nitride/Rh(111)
Ye Xu, Louisiana State University [CNMS2015-158]

Electrical transport through crystallographically-aligned carbon-nanotube and etched-graphene integrated structures using 4-probe STM
Douglas Strachan, University of Kentucky [CNMS2015-159]

Precisely controlled nanostructured materials for highly efficient catalysis
Christopher Murray, University of Pennsylvania [CNMS2015-160]

Hydroxylation and water interactions on oxide surfaces and their implications on the oxygen reduction reaction
Yang Shao-Horn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2015-163]

Repetitive Switching and Voltage-stressing of PZT at the nanoscale: fatigue vs tuning
Peter Maksymovych, ORNL [CNMS2015-164]

Understanding ferroic ordering in van-der-Waals crystals of transition metal thiophosphates
Peter Maksymovych, ORNL [CNMS2015-165]

Mechanical Behavior of Silicon Nanowires at Elevated Temperatures
Yong Zhu, North Carolina State University [CNMS2015-167]

Probing fast ionic conducting materials with aberration corrected STEM, tr-KPFM and theory 
Panchapakesan Ganesh, ORNL [CNMS2015-168]

Intercalation at the Graphene-hBN Interface to Tailor Graphene Properties
Petra Reinke, University of Virginia [CNMS2015-170]

Proposal Cycle 2014B: expire July 31, 2015

Partition of Mn and Al between M3C, M23C6 and ferrite during eutectoid decomposition in Fe-C-Mn-Al light steels
Carlos Capdevila Montes, National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC)  [CNMS2014-201]

Understand proton exchange membrane morphology and its influence on ion transport in membrane 
Thomas Zawodzinski, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-203]

The crystallography of carbon supersaturated ferrite in a nanocrystalline bainitic steels 
Francisca Garcia Caballero, National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC) [CNMS2014-205]

Application for access to LEAP and FIB for experimental validation of theoretical computation and understanding of solidification process 
Qingfeng Xing, Ames Laboratory [CNMS2014-206]

Atomic resolution investigation of multiferroic oxide thin films and interfaces by STEM-EELS
Maria Varela del Arco, ORNL [CNMS2014-207]

Developing M1/M2 heterostructure catalysts for propane (amm)oxidation reactions 
Vadim Guilants, University of Cincinnati [CNMS2014-208]

Structure-Property Relationship for Pd-based Nanocrystals at the Atomic Scale 
Younan Xia, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-209]

Controlling the movement of nanoscale metallic dropplets: a theoretical study 
Humberto Terrones, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  [CNMS2014-210]

Non-linearity studies in PbZr0.2Ti0.8O3 (001)-, (101)-, and (111)-oriented films 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-211]

Anomalous Domain Response During Ferroelectric Switching in Compositionally Graded Heterostructures with Large Built-in Potentials 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-212]

Nanoscale Origins of Collective Domain Wall Response in Expitaxial Thin Films Under High-Bias Fields 
Lane Martin, University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley [CNMS2014-213]

Understanding the Transport of Nanoparticles in Nano-Post Arrays as Models for Porous Media
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, University of Houston [CNMS2014-214]

Swift heavy ion-irradiation induced defect formation study in complex oxides
William Weber, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-215]

Microscopic insights into the functionality of energy-related nano-materials 
Wu Zhou, ORNL [CNMS2014-216]

Defect dynamics and functionalities in 2D materials 
Wu Zhou, ORNL [CNMS2014-217]

Understanding Transport in New Thermoelectric Polymers  
Shannon Yee, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-218]

Atomic Programming of Defect Superstructure in Semiconductor Nanowires  
Michael Filler, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-219]

Characterization of highly ordered liquid crystalline epoxy resins aligned under high magnetic fields
Michael Kessler, Washington State University [CNMS2014-220]

Structure dependence of C-H bond activation in methanol reactions on CeO2 
Steve Overbury, ORNL [CNMS2014-223]

Atomic-scale interpretation of the ionic transport behaviors in the NASICON-type Li-ion-conducting solid electrolytes 
Cheng Ma, ORNL [CNMS2014-224]

Electronic and magnetic structure of Cu-doped NaFeAs 
Pengcheng Dai, Rice University [CNMS2014-225]

Preventing In-Plane Frost Growth with Chemical Micropatterns 
Jonathan Boreyko, Virginia Tech [CNMS2014-227]

Microfluidic chips for studies of cellular organization in Escherichia coli
Jaan Mannik, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-229]

Periodic, Quasiperiodic, and Aperiodic All-dielectric Metasurfaces 
Yuri Kivshar, Australian National University [CNMS2014-232]

Topologically nontrivial edge states in photonics
Yuri Kivshar, Australian National University [CNMS2014-233]

Probing local ferroelectricity in methylammonium lead halide thin films 
Riccardo Comin, University of Toronto [CNMS2014-234]

Microstructure of shear bands in Ti-6Al-4V machine chips 
Judy Schneider, Mississippi State University [CNMS2014-235]

Transport phenomena in magnetic nanostructures induced by the spin-orbit coupling 
Alan Kalitsov, University of Alabama [CNMS2014-236]

Atomic-scale solute mapping of austenitic LWR structural materials before irradiation 
Greg Frederick, Electric Power Research Institute  [CNMS2014-237]

Modification of the Acid-base Properties of Shape-controlled CeO2 
Steve Overbury, ORNL [CNMS2014-238]

Stability of Nanoclusters in Metal Matrices under Extreme Environments 
Michael Miller, ORNL [CNMS2014-239]

Ex-situ TEM study of interfaces in solid-state lithium-ion batteries
Juchuan Li, ORNL [CNMS2014-240]

Modelling Materials for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion
Djamaladdin Musaev, Emory University [CNMS2014-241]

Investigation of ionic liquid structure using AFM force volume mapping 
Jennifer Black, ORNL [CNMS2014-242]

Spin-fluctuation theory based studies of odd-parity pairing in iron-based superconductors 
Peter Hirschfeld, University of Florida [CNMS2014-243]

Influence of SO2 and SO2+KCl on the oxidation behavior of a FeCrAl alloy
Kristina Hellstrom, Chalmers Universitry of Technology  [CNMS2014-244]

Understanding the role of novel surface coatings onto Nd2Fe14B permanent magnets with improved magnetic properties  
Parans Paranthaman, ORNL [CNMS2014-245]

Topological phases and time-dependence in strongly-correlated electron systems
Luis Dias da Silva, University of Sao Paulo [CNMS2014-246]

Correlation of ionic transport and crystallographic structure using Electrochemical Strain Microscopy 
Qian Li, ORNL [CNMS2014-247]

Combing Analytical Electron Microscopy with First Principles Computation for Investigating High Energy Density Cathode Materials for Sodium Ion Batteries 
Danna Qian, University of California, San Diego [CNMS2014-250]

Radio frequency properties of single DNA molecules 
Pingshan Wang, Clemson University [CNMS2014-251]

Atomic resolution strain and composition mapping of InAs/GaSb strained superlattices 
Jian-Min Zuo, University of Iliinois at Urbana-Champaign [CNMS2014-254]

Correlation of nanoscale ionic transport and macroscopic state of charge in LiCoO2 using Electrochemical Strain Microscopy 
Nina Balke, ORNL [CNMS2014-255]

Investigation into the BCC Structure of Iron and its anomalies above 400 K 
Nicholas Jones, Naval Surface Warfare Center [CNMS2014-256]

Odd triplet superconductivity in Nb/Py/SmFe/Py/Nb Josephson Junction 
Jiyeong Gu, California State University, Long Beach [CNMS2014-257]

A New Approach to Advanced Steels via Cluster and Precipitate Strengthening 
Ilana Timokhina, Deakin University [CNMS2014-259]

Exploration of the nanostructures of melanins - natural conducting polymers
Fei Ren, Temple University [CNMS2014-261]

Measuring the structural dependence of dopant diffusion in a semicrystalline polymer 
Adam Moule, University of California, Davis [CNMS2014-262]

Nanostructured thin film catalysts for highly active and durable fuel cell cathodes
Radoslav Atanasoki, 3M Corporation [CNMS2014-265]

Understanding How a Nanostructure’s Shape Impacts its Stability, Ion Release, and Aggregation in Aquatic Ecosystems   
Eric Formo, University of Georgia [CNMS2014-266]

Nano scale control of magnetism with electric field in multiferroic field effect device for spintronics 
Robert Dynes, University of California, San Diego [CNMS2014-267]

Interfacial Electronic and Transport Properties of Hexagonal Boron Nitride – Graphene Interface 
Kendal Clark, Central Methodist University [CNMS2014-268]

Influence of Ni on the carburization of MoO3 and catalytic properties of resulting carbides 
Jae-Soon Choi, ORNL [CNMS2014-269]

Direct probing and polarization control of proton mobility in ferroelectric polymer films (PVDF-TrFE) 
Maxim Silibin, National Research University of Electronic Technology [CNMS2014-270]

Nucleation sequence and growth behavior of the Cu/NiAl co-precipitates in nano-steels
C.T. City University of Hong Kong [CNMS2014-271]

Towards the understanding of structure-property relationship in graphene oxide quantum dots
Stefano Agnoli, University of Padova [CNMS2014-272]

Tunneling Electroresistance in BiFeO3 La1-xSrxMnO3 heterojunctions 
Thomas Ward, ORNL [CNMS2014-273]

Atomic Structure and Dynamic Motion of Cu-graphene Interface During Growth of Graphene Layers  Sang Ho Oh, POSTECH [CNMS2014-274]

Effect of Initial Texture on Torsional Behavior of a Wrought AZ31B Magnesium Alloy using Electron Backscatter Diffraction 
Ke An, ORNL [CNMS2014-276]

Silicon on Insulator Waveguide Circuits for Entangling Gates and Quantum Information Proccessing
Amos Smith, ORNL [CNMS2014-277]

Planar THz Plasmonic Lenses 
Nezih Pala, Florida International University [CNMS2014-280]

Fabrication of Silicon Photonics Based Tunable Solid State THz Sources  
Nezih Pala, Florida International University [CNMS2014-281]

Functional and microstructural characterization of far-from-equilibrium processed, nano-crystalline lead zirconante titante (PZT) films  
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-282]

Characterization of Heteroepitaxial Graphene on Large-Area, Single-Crystal-like Substrates
Amit Goyal, ORNL [CNMS2014-283]

Assembly of Semiconducting Small Molecules by Hydrogen Bonding  
Jiangeng Xue, University of Florida [CNMS2014-286]

Analytical mapping of plasmonic effects in single nanostructures through electron microscopy 
Jordan Hachtel, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-287]

Characterization of ionic liquid-formed tribofilms on metallic bearing surfaces
Jun Qu, ORNL [CNMS2014-288]

Geometric Control and Optimization of Flexoelectricity in Patterned BST Thin Films
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-289]

High Resolution STEM Imaging for Quantitative Strain Mapping of Interfaces in High-Mn Austenitic Steels 
James Wittig, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-291]

Atomic scale study of composite layered materials for energy applications 
Rohan Mishra, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-292]

Doping engineering of two dimensional layered materials
Mauricio Terrones, Penn State University [CNMS2014-293]

Combining Analytical Electron Microscopy with First Principles Computation for Investigating the Coating Effects in High Energy Density Cathode Materials in Lithium Ion Batteries 
Shirley Meng, University of California, San Diego [CNMS2014-294]

Microscopic and Optoelectronic Characterization of Suspended Graphene Nanostructures
Yaqiong Xu, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-295]

Evaluation of precipiates formed in Al 5xxx alloys using 3D APT 
Michael Free, University of Utah [CNMS2014-296]

Fabrication of Graphene-based Microfluidic Chips to Probe Individual Synapses 
Deyu Li, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-297]

Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Polysaccharide Monooxygenase in Complex with Cellobiose Dehydrogenase
Flora Meilleur, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-298]

Ferroelectric properties of KTaO3 thin films under strain 
S.S.A.Seo, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-299]

Highly Interspersed Platinum/Ceria Catalysts via Supercritical Fluid Deposition 
Christy West, University of South Alabama [CNMS2014-300]

Nanostructured Carbons as Structural Templating Agents for Solid Proton Conductors 
Alexander Papandrew, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-301]

Nanoscale Chemical Mapping of Templated Vapor-Grown Alloy Nanotubes 
Alexander Papandrew, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-302]

Possibility of gold-adatom chemistry in gold-catalyzed CO-oxidation 
John Yates, University of Virginia [CNMS2014-303]

Analysis of crystal growth layers on barite surfaces with different crystallographic orientations
Jose Godinho, ORNL [CNMS2014-305]

Reducible Versus Irreducible Transition Metal Cation Activation of Carbonyl Compounds for Nucleophilic Attack Mechanisms Such As Aldol Condensation 
Aditya Savara, ORNL [CNMS2014-306]

The morphology and device performances of small-molecule bulk heterojunction solar cells incorporating metallic nanoparticles 
Nuradhika Herath, ORNL [CNMS2014-308]

Design of Metal Complexes for the Functionalization of Hydrocarbons 
Xuan Zhao, University of Memphis [CNMS2014-309]

Systematic study of octahedarl tilt bahavior in epitaxial LaCoO3 films : strain, critical thickness and heterointerface effects 
Albina Borisevich, ORNL [CNMS2014-310]

Investigation of Shape-controlled Nanocrystal Formation by Seeded Methods using In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy 
Sara Skrabalak, Indiana University [CNMS2014-311]

Introduction of Ca to Improve Li Intercalation in Graphyne and Graphdiyne
Steven Stuart, Clemson University [CNMS2014-312]

Atom Probe Tomography Analysis of Depth Profiles in Genesis Mission Implants and Samples 
Kimberly Kuhlman, Planetary Science Institute [CNMS2014-313]

Investigating exchange interactions in (111)-oriented perovskite oxide superlattices
Yayoi Takamura, University of California, Davis [CNMS2014-314]

Nano-scale Understanding of Steel Microstructures Produced by Quenching and Partitioning (Q&P) 
Amy Clarke, Los Alamos National Laboratory  [CNMS2014-318]

Characterization of novel Co-Pd catalysts prepared by heterogenization of homogeneous catalyst
J .J. Spivey, Louisiana State University [CNMS2014-319]

Injectable magnetic field microinductors for osteoarthritic articular cartilage engineering 
James Fleming, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-321]

Exploring the origin of superconductivity in CaCuO2/SrTiO3 superlattices 
Claudia Cantoni, ORNL [CNMS2014-322]

Investigation of ferroelectricity in complex oxides epitaxially  grown on semiconductors (Si, SiGe) 
Catherine Dubourdieu, CNRS - Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon  [CNMS2014-323]

Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials for Use in Radiation Sensing 
Mark Pierson, Virginia Tech [CNMS2014-324]

Quantum-enhanced plasmonic ultra-trace sensors 
Raphael Pooser, ORNL [CNMS2014-327]

In-situ fabrication of graphene-based nanocomposites and their energy storage properties
Kuibo Yin, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-328]

Experimental studies on magnetoelectric coupling from doped 2D surfaces in excited states
Bin Hu, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-332]

Strain and Orientation Effects on Redox Reations in Epitaxial SrCoOx Oxygen Sponges 
Ho Nyung Lee, ORNL [CNMS2014-333]

Deterministic junction formation in the fusion of graphene with carbon nanotubes 
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-336]

Nitrogen Functionalized, Nanoporous Graphene for Separations 
Shannon Mahurin, ORNL [CNMS2014-337]

Influence of Defects on 2D Heterostructures 
Gerd Duscher, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-339]

Investigating the Crystal Growth Mechanism of 3D Manganese Hydroxide/Oxide Mesocrystals 
John Wiley, University of New Orleans [CNMS2014-342]

Local ferroelectric-like behavior in HfO2 bulk ceramics and thin films 
Jacob Jones, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-343]

Ultrafast laser synthesis of alloy nanoparticles 
Chris Rouleau, ORNL [CNMS2014-344]

FM-AFM magnetic coupling at the NdMnO3/SrMnO3 interface 
Artur Glavic, ORNL [CNMS2014-345]

Atom Probe Tomography Investigations on the Stability of Oxygen-rich Nanoparticles in Post-aging and Post-straining Austenitic ODS Steels 
James Stubbins, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [CNMS2014-346]

Novel amphiphillic block-copolymer bottlebrushes: a systematic exploration of their size and assembly behavior in solution  
Rafael Verduzco, Rice University [CNMS2014-347]

Investigation of Local Electric Behavior of Low Density Polyethylene Surfaces with Open Loop KPFM Thilo Glatzel, University of Basel [CNMS2014-348]

In Situ TEM Study of Two-Dimensional Transitional Metal Chalcogenide Crystal Growth in a Novel Confined Microchamber  
Masoud Mahjouri-Samani, ORNL [CNMS2014-349]

Microstructural of a Physical Gel 
Santanu Kundu, Mississippi State University [CNMS2014-350]

Real-time studies of the switching mechanism of nanotwinned domains in (111) oriented PZT film using in-situ TEM/STEM
Albina Borisevich, ORNL [CNMS2014-351]

Development of Non-Precious Metal Fuel Cell Cathodes 
Piotr Zelenay, Los Alamos National Laboratory  [CNMS2014-352]

Manganese Dissolution Fundamentals and Mitigation in Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Cells
Jung-Hyun Kim, General Motors Global Research & Development Center  [CNMS2014-353]

Pulsed Laser Deposition of Ultrasmall Nanoparticle-Based Functional Oxide Nanostructure Architectures and Thin Films 
Dave Geohegan, ORNL [CNMS2014-355]

Study on Protection of Lithium Metal using Atomic/Molecular Layer Deposition
Chunmei Ban, National Renewable Energy Laboratory [CNMS2014-356]

In situ probing of nanoscopic objects and electrochemical processes in reactive liquids and liquid electrolytes using Near-Field Microwave Microscopy 
Andrei Kolmakov, National Institute of Standards and Technology [CNMS2014-357]

Reduction Behavior Study using in situ XRD on Cobalt Copper Containing Catalysts and Performance Characterization of the Catalysts For Ethanol Production from Syngas 
J. J. Spivey, Louisiana State University [CNMS2014-358]

The effect of flexural phonons on mechanics of suspended graphene 
Kirill Bolotin, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-362]

Hybrid improper ferroelectricity in (SrTiO3)n/(CaTiO3)n superlattices: Crafting polar perovskite superlattices from non-polar building blocks 
Venkatraman Gopalan, Penn State University [CNMS2014-363]

Microstructure studies of grain-boundaries of transparent alumina ceramics
Yiquan Wu, Alfred University [CNMS2014-364]

Fundamental Understanding of High Band Gap ACIGS and CZTS During Synthesis 
Timothy Anderson, University of Florida [CNMS2014-366]

Manufacturing porous carbon structures with controllable pore morphology for characterization of polymer melt penetration 
Yucheng Peng, Clemson University [CNMS2014-367]

Photoelectrochemical Characterizations using Photosystem I (PS I)/photocatalyst systems immobilized on self-assembled monolayer (SAM)/ gold substrates  
Bamin Khomami, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-368]

Submicron scale imaging of intrinsic and extrinsic contributions to the dielectric response of PZT ceramics 
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-369]

Probing interface conductivity in structurally perfect oxide-nitride heteroepitaxy 
Christopher Shelton, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-370]

Scanning Probe Microscopy Investigation of Semiconductor Metalattices 
John Badding, Penn State University [CNMS2014-371]

Structural distortion in lanthanium cobaltite thin films and its impact on magnetic ordering 
Liang Qiao, ORNL [CNMS2014-372]

Temperature Effects on the Deformation Dynamics of High Entropy Alloys 
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-373]

The effect of grain size and boundary character on the interfacial structure and composition of Ni-Fe-Cr based FCC alloys subjected to high temperatures and irradiation
Mitra Taheri, Drexel University [CNMS2014-375]

The growing and aggregation of conjugated polymers influenced by the polyelectrolyte 
Dan Zhu, Nanjing Normal Unviersity [CNMS2014-378]

Realization of Large Scale 2D and 3D Dielectric Metamaterials
Jason Valentine, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-379]

Realization of Resonant Dielectric Metasurfaces 
Jason Valentine, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-380]

Bandgap narrowing of TiO2 by non-compensated codoping using a V-C pair 
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-381]

Understanding the effects of electron-phonon coupling and defects on thermal transport in 2D materials 
Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-382]

Characterization of Advanced Membranes for Vanadium Redox Flow and Zinc-Air Batteries
Ramez Elgammal, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-384]

In situ TEM Studies of Fundamental Mechanisms of Nanoparticle Oriented Attachment, Diffusion, and Fusion    
Dave Geohegan, ORNL [CNMS2014-385]

Atomic Scale Analysis of Bimetallic Catalysts by Aberration-Corrected Transmission Electron Microscopy 
Volkan Ortalan, Purdue University [CNMS2014-386]

Synthesis and Characterization of "Onion"-like Star-sharped Block Copolymer  
Mi Zhou, Zhejiang University of Technology  [CNMS2014-387]

Work-hardening Profile of Single-phase CrCoFeNi High-Entropy Alloy 
Peter Liaw, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-389]

Structural and electronic properties of ultra-thin films of organic charge transfer complex 
Seokmin Jeon, ORNL [CNMS2014-390]

Understanding the Surface Structure of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 – Based Spinel Materials for Li-Ion Batteries  Paulo Ferreira, University of Texas, Austin [CNMS2014-391]

In situ Imaging of Li-ion Nanobattery Cycling at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures 
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-392]

Direct Imaging of the Evolution and Functionality of Plasmonic Nanowire Heterostructures 
Beth Guiton, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-393]

Real time measurements of growth kinetics in chemical vapor deposition of graphene  
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2014-394]

Investigations of effects of growth and processing conditions on atomic-scale surface structure of La5/8Ca3/8MnO3 thin film grown by PLD 
Alexander Tselev, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-395]

High Performance Simulations of Self-Assembly and Electron Transport
Jerry Bernholc, North Carolina State University [CNMS2014-396]

Measuring magnetic ordering of materials with subnanometer spatial resolution  
Juan-Carlos Idrobo, ORNL [CNMS2014-398]

The effect of water on carbon dioxide capture using aprotic heterocyclic anion based ionic liquids: an ab intio molecular dynamics study 
William Schneider, University of Notre Dame [CNMS2014-400]

SANS Study on the Miscibility and Structure of SBR/BR Blends 
Craig Burkhart, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company  [CNMS2014-401]


Proposal Cycle 2014A (extended): expire January 31, 2016

Solid State NMR Studies of Novel Li Ion Conductors
Steven Greenbaum, Hunter College of the City University of New York [CNMS2014-003]

Effect of Heavy Ion Irradiation on Microstructural Evolution in CF8 Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel
Meimei Li, Argonne National Laboratory [CNMS2014-004]

Spatial Confinement of Colloids in Deterministically Paterned Grating Nanostructures  studied by Neutron Spin Echo Scattering Angle Measurement
Roger Pynn, Indiana University [CNMS2014-010]

Tuning electronic and ionic conductivity of metal sulfides
Chengdu Liang, ORNL [CNMS2014-011]

Structure-processing-properties relationships under heavy-ion and helium irradiation
Chad Parish, ORNL [CNMS2014-012]

Studies of porous-shell layered pillar arrays capable of capillary action and chemical separations
Michael Sepaniak, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-015]

Effects of porosity and chemically-selective coatings on fields surrounding axially illuminated nanopillars
Michael Sepaniak, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-016]

Investigating the relationship between nanoporous structures and mass transport across graphene membranes
Rohit Karnik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-021]

A dual-mode microtensiometer for simultaneous measurement of monolayer and bilayer tensions in droplet interface bilayers
Andy Sarles, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-022]

Nanofluidic chips fabrication for flow behavior study under nano-scale porous media
Baojun Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology [CNMS2014-027]

Identification of selective binding motifs in nanoporous metal-organic frameworks
David Sholl, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-029]

Phase Stability of Vanadium Dioxide on the Nanoscale
Richard Haglund, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-030]

Bottom up meets top down: Organization of colloidal silica nanorods using lithographic patterns
Jaswinder Sharma, ORNL [CNMS2014-032]

Immobilisation of DNA aptamers at DNA origami and the investigation their affinity properties toward detection of proteins and small molecules
Tibor Hianik, Comenius University Bratislava  [CNMS2014-033]

Atomic-Scale Characterization of As-Quenched, Devitrified, and Shocked Ce-Al Metallic Glass
Naresh Thadhani, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-036]

The formation mechanism for nano-size precipitates during homogenization in 6000 series Al alloys 
Tongguang Zhai, University of Kentucky [CNMS2014-040]

Thermal Transport through Nanoscale Point Contact between Individual Nanostructures
Deyu Li, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2014-042]

Study of the electronic and the magnetic structure of oxide thin films by aberration-corrected STEM-EELS
Jaume Gazquez Alabart, Materials Science Intitute of Barcelona (ICMAB) [CNMS2014-045]

Nanofabrication for DNA nanomotherboards assemblage
Piero Morales, ENEA-NAST Center [CNMS2014-052]

The Photophysics and Photochemistry  of 2D Materials
Linyou Cao, North Carolina State University  [CNMS2014-057]

In-Depth Studies on CO2 Chemical Conversion by Metal-Organic Frameworks using Operando FT-IR 
Shengqian Ma, University of South Florida  [CNMS2014-060]

Self-assembled nanocages via ion-pair coordination
Radu Custelcean, ORNL [CNMS2014-063]

Deposition of gadolinium-doped ceria films for ionically controlled electronic devices
Steven May, Drexel University [CNMS2014-068]

Highly Photoresponse Devices Based on Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials of Layered Metal Chalcogenides
Kai Xiao, ORNL [CNMS2014-069]

Characterization of Al 5xxx alloy precipitates from long-term, low temperature thermal exposure
Michael L. Free, University of Utah [CNMS2014-072]

Graphene-Based Transistors for Analog Computing: A Novel Application
I. Kravchenko, ORNL [CNMS2014-075]

Continuous Cell-Free Production of Therapeutic Proteins
Mitchel J. Doktycz, ORNL [CNMS2014-079]

Frost formation on polarized nanostructured interfaces
Polyzos Gerogios, ORNL [CNMS2014-080]

Spatial Coordination of Microbial Species via Dry Lift-off and Microfluidic Patterning  
Ryan Hansen, Oak Ridge Associated Universities [CNMS2014-082]

Carbon Nanomaterial Microelectrodes for Neurotransmitter Sensing
B. Jill Venton, University of Virginia [CNMS2014-083]

Atomic-scale characterizations of new semiconducting ferroelectric oxide perovskites
Jonathan Spanier, Drexel University [CNMS2014-088]

Transesterification reactions in polylactide/vegetable oil blends
Megan Robertson, University of Houston [CNMS2014-090]

VACNF platform for cell impedance measurements
Nicole McFarlane, University of Tennessee [CNMS2014-094]

Imaging of magnetic domain structure in Multiferroic single phase and composite thin films  with scanning electron microscopy with polarisation analysis  (SEMPA)
Ram Katiyar, University of Puerto Rico [CNMS2014-096]

Investigation of the role of mass-difference interfacial scattering on thermal boundary conductance
Nicholas Roberts, Utah State University [CNMS2014-097]

Investigating a role of topological solitons in local conductivity of one-dimensional change-density waves
Tae-Hwan Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) [CNMS2014-100]

Rapid Measurments of Material Properties Using Few-cycle regime AFM (FR-AFM) with Wavelet Transforms
Gabriele Ferrini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore  [CNMS2014-104]

Ferroelectric characterization of (BaTiO3)(SrTiO3)n SrO Ruddlesden-Popper thin films
Darrell Scholm, Cornell University [CNMS2014-115]

Synthesis of block copolymers, their self-assembly and application to PT Symmetric Optical Materials 
Edwin Thomas, Rice University [CNMS2014-125]

Exploring the Topological Surface States of Kondo Insulator SmB6
Zhigang Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2014-132]

Correlation and spin-orbit interaction effects at selected SPINTRONICS INTERFACES: electronic structure and transport
Sergey Faleev, University of Alabama [CNMS2014-133]


Proposal Cycle 2013B (extended): expire July 31, 2015

Atomic scale study of the reduction of metal oxides         
Guangwen Zhou, State University of New York at Binghamton [CNMS2013-210]

Transparent anti-fogging nanostructured surfaces          
John Simpson, University of Tennessee [CNMS2013-214]

Electromechanical response of geometrically-confined dielectric thin films: flexoelectric contributions
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2013-215]

Understanding the Nanostructure Arrangement Effect on the Catalytic CO Oxidation over ZnO Nano-array based Monolithic Catalysts 
Pu-Xian Gao, University of Connecticut [CNMS2013-217]

SYNTHESIS OF A NOVEL THIO BASED GARNET SOLID ELECTROLYTE FOR Li-S BATTERIES
Chengdu Liang, ORNL [CNMS2013-228]

End-group analysis of regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophene)s to enable donor-acceptor conjugated block copolymers    
Enrique Gomez, Pennsylvania State University [CNMS2013-232]

ATOMIC-SCALE MODELING OF DEFECT-MEDIATED DEVICE DEGRADATION  
Sok Pantelides, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2013-233]

Nanofluidic Transistors for Efficient Water Desalination           
Ivan Vlassiouk, ORNL [CNMS2013-237]

Symmetry assignment of Raman active phonon modes of rhombohedral Pb(Zr0.80Ti0.20)O3 single crystal            
Johannes Frantti, Aalto University [CNMS2013-241]

Fabrication of Free Standing Optical Nanoantenna Arrays for SERS and Single Molecule Spectroscopy    
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2013-245]

Microscopic studies of the field induced ferroelectric state in relaxor 0.87PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3-0.13PbTiO3 single crystals
Vladimir Shvartsman, University of Duisburg-Essen [CNMS2013-251]

Selective labeling of plasmonic structures for biological imaging            
Christopher Richards, University of Kentucky [CNMS2013-254]

Local crystallization and patterning of ferroelectric 3D nanostructures via thermochemical nanolithography            
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology [CNMS2013-256]

Determination of molecular weight of new brush copolymers    
Rajeswari Kasi, University of Connecticut [CNMS2013-258]

Selective Deuteration of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-poly(styrenesulfonate) for Neutron-based Solution and Film Characterization with Ionic Liquids      
Ryan Murphy, Solvay  [CNMS2013-263]

Design of helical conjugated molecules as electrochemical actuators through computation chemistry
Miklos Kertesz, Georgetown University [CNMS2013-264]

Quantum effects of proton dynamics on adsorption of hydrogen on graphene            
Sophya Garashchuk, University of South Carolina [CNMS2013-274]

Experimental verification of enhancement of harmonic gereration and Raman processes in metal and semiconductor gratings and eps-near-zero materials  from visible to UV wavelengths 
Michael Scalora, U.S. Army, AMRDEC [CNMS2013-278]

Elemental and structural characterization of heterogeneous plasmonic nanostructures for ultrastable plasmonics applications
Ramki Kalyanaraman, University of Tennessee [CNMS2013-284]

Photogenerated carrier dynamics in plasmon enhanced solar devices probed by transient absorption spectroscopy
Rizia Bardhan, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2013-287]

Factors governing oxygen reduction on epitaxial thin films for low temperature and surface decorated epitaxial thin films for high temperature electrocatalysis
Yang Shao-Horn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [CNMS2013-292]

Finite-element modeling of electrochemical strain microscopy of solid electrolytes       
Anna Morozovska, Institute of Physics, NAS of Ukraine [CNMS2013-293]

Controlled Growth of Graphene using a Rapid Thermal Processing Technique         
Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln [CNMS2013-294]

Elucidating fundamental mechanisms in focused beam induced synthesis for next generation extreme ultraviolet lithography mask editing           
Philip Rack, University of Tennessee  [CNMS2013-296]

Exploring the mechanism of mechanical switching of ferroelectric polarization           
Amit Kumar, Queens University Belfast [CNMS2013-298]

Multimodal probing of piezochemical/electrochemical phenomena in transition metal oxides
Yunseok Kim, Sungkyunkwan University [CNMS2013-303]

Scanning probe based study of the thickness and dielectric constant dependence of dielectric strength of thin oxide films synthesized using atomic layer deposition       
Sandip Niyogi, Intermolecular, Inc. [CNMS2013-306]

Electrical Transport in Complex Oxide Nanowires          
Yayoi Takamura, University of California, Davis [CNMS2013-308]

Laser Desorption Ionization of Biomolecules and Cells from Plasmonic Structures     
Akos Vertes, George Washington University [CNMS2013-309]

NMR measurment of the diffusional coefficient of molecular glass-forming liquid m-Toluidine        
Antonio Faraone, National Institute for Standards and Technology   [CNMS2013-313]

STM investigation of impurity incorporation in graphene          
Philip Cohen, University of Minnesota [CNMS2013-317]

Toward Spohisticated Controls of Flow Boiling at Micro/nano-scale     
Chen Li, University of South Carolina [CNMS2013-319]

Structural analysis of acrylic multigraft copolymers by MALDI-TOF MS       
Jimmy Mays, University of Tennessee [CNMS2013-321]

Low-energy all-silicon compact electro-optic modulator for wavelength division multiplexing on-chip optical interconnections 
Philippe Fauchet, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2013-328]

Ultra-fast all-optical directed-logic circuits based on nonlinear optical effects in silicon nano-photonics        
Philippe Fauchet, Vanderbilt University [CNMS2013-329]

Barrier Height Mapping of Molecular Electron States for QSAR Analysis       
Joel Olson, Florida Institute of Technology [CNMS2013-330]

Doped titanium dioxide nanoparticles as antibacterial agents for dental adhesive systems      
Sharukh Khajotia, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center  [CNMS2013-331]

Extending the capabilities of direct imprinting of porous substrates (DIPS) for shape-engineered nanoparticle drug delivery vehicles   
Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University  [CNMS2013-335]

Probing redox reactions of biocatalyst modified electrodes for biofuel cell applications using voltage modulated SPM   
Brian Rodriguez, University College Dublin [CNMS2013-340]

Nanoscale Electronic Inhomogeneity of PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Films      
Oleksandr Voznyy, University of Toronto [CNMS2013-342]

Fundamental limits of interface width in heteroepitaxial complex oxide film growth   
Gyula Eres, ORNL [CNMS2013-352]

Growth of Zinc Oxide/Titanium Oxide Thin Films on High Aspect Ratio Medical Nanostructures   
Roger Narayan, University of North Carolina/North Carolina State University [CNMS2013-356]

HCP based XYZ (X,Y=Mn,Fe,Co,Ni, Z=Al,Si, Ga,Ge,Sn): electronic  correlations, magnetic properties (Ms, Keff, Tc, spin polarization)  and  phase stability
Oleg Mryasov, University of Alabama [CNMS2013-359]

Investigating Structure/Function Relationships in Bacterial Organelles at the Nanometer Level
David Allison, University of Tennessee [CNMS2013-367]


Characterization of the Effect of Organic Ligands on the Magnetism of Iron
Todd Monson, Sandia National Labs [CNMS2013-027] expires July 31, 2015