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Mechanical Energy Harvesting Performance of Ferroelectric Polymer Nanowires Grown via Template-Wetting

Author(s): Richard A. Whiter, Chess Boughey, Michael Smith, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Energy Technology, 2018, ISSN 2194-4288
DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700820

Structure and Thermoelectric Properties of Bi2−xSbxTe3 Nanowires Grown in Flexible Nanoporous Polycarbonate Templates

Author(s): Anuja Datta, Abhijeet Sangle, Nick Hardingham, Charles Cooper, Max Kraan, David Ritchie, Vijay Narayan, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Materials, Issue 10/12, 2017, Page(s) 553, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma10050553

Lead-Free Polycrystalline Ferroelectric Nanowires with Enhanced Curie Temperature

Published in: ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201701169

Direct observation of shear piezoelectricity in poly- l -lactic acid nanowires

Author(s): Michael Smith, Yonatan Calahorra, Qingshen Jing, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: APL Materials, Issue 5/7, 2017, Page(s) 074105, ISSN 2166-532X
DOI: 10.1063/1.4979547

Exploring piezoelectric properties of III–V nanowires using piezo-response force microscopy

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Xin Guan, Nripendra N Halder, Michael Smith, Shimon Cohen, Dan Ritter, Jose Penuelas, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Semiconductor Science and Technology, Issue 32/7, 2017, Page(s) 074006, ISSN 0268-1242
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6641/aa6c85

Controlling and assessing the quality of aerosol jet printed features for large area and flexible electronics

Author(s): Michael Smith, Yeon Sik Choi, Chess Boughey, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Flexible and Printed Electronics, Issue 2/1, 2017, Page(s) 015004, ISSN 2058-8585
DOI: 10.1088/2058-8585/aa5af9

Mapping piezoelectric response in nanomaterials using a dedicated non-destructive scanning probe technique

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Michael Smith, Anuja Datta, Hadas Benisty, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nanoscale, Issue 9/48, 2017, Page(s) 19290-19297, ISSN 2040-3364
DOI: 10.1039/C7NR06714C

Fully Printed Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites for Flexible Thermoelectric Applications

Published in: ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b01456

Piezoelectricity in non-nitride III–V nanowires: Challenges and opportunities

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Journal of Materials Research, Issue 33/06, 2018, Page(s) 611-624, ISSN 0884-2914
DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2018.29

Nanostructured polymer-based piezoelectric and triboelectric materials and devices for energy harvesting applications

Author(s): Qingshen Jing, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Issue 51/30, 2018, Page(s) 303001, ISSN 0022-3727
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aac827

The effect of crystal structure on the electromechanical properties of piezoelectric Nylon-11 nanowires

Author(s): Yeon Sik Choi, Sung Kyun Kim, Findlay Williams, Yonatan Calahorra, James A. Elliott, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Chemical Communications, Issue 54/50, 2018, Page(s) 6863-6866, ISSN 1359-7345
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02530D

Energy harvesting performance of piezoelectric ceramic and polymer nanowires

Author(s): Sam Crossley, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nanotechnology, Issue 26/34, 2015, Page(s) 344001, ISSN 0957-4484
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/34/344001

Electroactive polymers for sensing

Author(s): Tiesheng Wang, Meisam Farajollahi, Yeon Sik Choi, I-Ting Lin, Jean E. Marshall, Noel M. Thompson, Sohini Kar-Narayan, John D. W. Madden, Stoyan K. Smoukov
Published in: Interface Focus, Issue 6/4, 2016, Page(s) 20160026, ISSN 2042-8898
DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0026

Localized electromechanical interactions in ferroelectric P(VDF-TrFE) nanowires investigated by scanning probe microscopy

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Richard A. Whiter, Qingshen Jing, Vijay Narayan, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: APL Materials, Issue 4/11, 2016, Page(s) 116106, ISSN 2166-532X
DOI: 10.1063/1.4967752

Vertically aligned zinc oxide nanowires electrodeposited within porous polycarbonate templates for vibrational energy harvesting

Author(s): Francesca L Boughey, Timothy Davies, Anuja Datta, Richard A Whiter, Suman-Lata Sahonta, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nanotechnology, Issue 27/28, 2016, Page(s) 28LT02, ISSN 0957-4484
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/28/28LT02

Enhanced thermoelectric properties of flexible aerosol-jet printed carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites

Author(s): Canlin Ou, Abhijeet L. Sangle, Thomas Chalklen, Qingshen Jing, Vijay Narayan, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: APL Materials, Issue 6/9, 2018, Page(s) 096101, ISSN 2166-532X
DOI: 10.1063/1.5043547

Strain-Mediated Bending of InP Nanowires through the Growth of an Asymmetric InAs Shell

Author(s): Ya’akov Greenberg, Alexander Kelrich, Shimon Cohen, Sohini Kar-Narayan, Dan Ritter, Yonatan Calahorra
Published in: Nanomaterials, Issue 9/9, 2019, Page(s) 1327, ISSN 2079-4991
DOI: 10.3390/nano9091327

Au - Ge Alloys for Wide-Range Low-Temperature On-Chip Thermometry

Author(s): J.R.A. Dann, P.C. Verpoort, J. Ferreira de Oliveira, S.E. Rowley, A. Datta, S. Kar-Narayan, C.J.B. Ford, G.J. Conduit, V. Narayan
Published in: Physical Review Applied, Issue 12/3, 2019, ISSN 2331-7019
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.12.034024

Caloric Effects in Perovskite Oxides

Author(s): Abhisikta Barman, Sohini Kar‐Narayan, Devajyoti Mukherjee
Published in: Advanced Materials Interfaces, Issue 6/15, 2019, Page(s) 1900291, ISSN 2196-7350
DOI: 10.1002/admi.201900291

Freestanding Functional Structures by Aerosol‐Jet Printing for Stretchable Electronics and Sensing Applications

Author(s): Qingshen Jing, Yeon Sik Choi, Michael Smith, Canlin Ou, Tommaso Busolo, Sohini Kar‐Narayan
Published in: Advanced Materials Technologies, Issue 4/7, 2019, Page(s) 1900048, ISSN 2365-709X
DOI: 10.1002/admt.201900048

Modified energy harvesting figures of merit for stress- and strain-driven piezoelectric systems

Author(s): James I. Roscow, Holly Pearce, Hamideh Khanbareh, Sohini Kar-Narayan, Chris R. Bowen
Published in: The European Physical Journal Special Topics, Issue 228/7, 2019, Page(s) 1537-1554, ISSN 1951-6355
DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2019-800143-7

Highly sensitive piezotronic pressure sensors based on undoped GaAs nanowire ensembles

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Anke Husmann, Alice Bourdelain, Wonjong Kim, Jelena Vukajlovic-Plestina, Chess Boughey, Qingshen Jing, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Issue 52/29, 2019, Page(s) 294002, ISSN 0022-3727
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/ab1386

Surface potential tailoring of PMMA fibers by electrospinning for enhanced triboelectric performance

Author(s): Tommaso Busolo, Daniel P. Ura, Sung Kyun Kim, Mateusz M. Marzec, Andrzej Bernasik, Urszula Stachewicz, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nano Energy, Issue 57, 2019, Page(s) 500-506, ISSN 2211-2855
DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.12.037

Self-assembly of collagen bundles and enhanced piezoelectricity induced by chemical crosslinking

Author(s): Malavika Nair, Yonatan Calahorra, Sohini Kar-Narayan, Serena M. Best, Ruth E. Cameron
Published in: Nanoscale, Issue 11/32, 2019, Page(s) 15120-15130, ISSN 2040-3364
DOI: 10.1039/c9nr04750f

Coaxial Nickel–Poly(vinylidene fluoride trifluoroethylene) Nanowires for Magnetoelectric Applications

Author(s): Chess Boughey, Yonatan Calahorra, Anuja Datta, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: ACS Applied Nano Materials, Issue 2/1, 2019, Page(s) 170-179, ISSN 2574-0970
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01804

Aerosol-Jet Printed Fine-Featured Triboelectric Sensors for Motion Sensing

Author(s): Qingshen Jing, Yeon Sik Choi, Michael Smith, Nordin Ćatić, Canlin Ou, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Advanced Materials Technologies, Issue 4/1, 2019, Page(s) 1800328, ISSN 2365-709X
DOI: 10.1002/admt.201800328

Poly- l -Lactic Acid Nanotubes as Soft Piezoelectric Interfaces for Biology: Controlling Cell Attachment via Polymer Crystallinity

Author(s): Michael Smith, Thomas Chalklen, Cathrin Lindackers, Yonatan Calahorra, Caitlin Howe, Alkausil Tamboli, Daniel V. Bax, David J. Barrett, Ruth E. Cameron, Serena M. Best, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: ACS Applied Bio Materials, Issue 3/4, 2020, Page(s) 2140-2149, ISSN 2576-6422
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.0c00012

Aerosol-jet printing facilitates the rapid prototyping of microfluidic devices with versatile geometries and precise channel functionalization

Author(s): Nordin Ćatić, Laura Wells, Kareem Al Nahas, Michael Smith, Qingshen Jing, Ulrich F. Keyser, Jehangir Cama, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Applied Materials Today, Issue 19, 2020, Page(s) 100618, ISSN 2352-9407
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmt.2020.100618

Compositionally Graded Organic–Inorganic Nanocomposites for Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance

Author(s): Canlin Ou, Lu Zhang, Qingshen Jing, Vijay Narayan, Sohini Kar‐Narayan
Published in: Advanced Electronic Materials, Issue 6/1, 2020, Page(s) 1900720, ISSN 2199-160X
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201900720

Unprecedented dipole alignment in α-phase nylon-11 nanowires for high-performance energy-harvesting applications

Author(s): Yeon Sik Choi, Sung Kyun Kim, Michael Smith, Findlay Williams, Mary E. Vickers, James A. Elliott, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Science Advances, Issue 6/24, 2020, Page(s) eaay5065, ISSN 2375-2548
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay5065

Time-resolved open-circuit conductive atomic force microscopy for direct electromechanical characterization

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Wonjong Kim, Jelena Vukajlovic-Plestina, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nanotechnology, 2020, ISSN 0957-4484
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab9b4b

Nanoscale electromechanical properties of template-assisted hierarchical self-assembled cellulose nanofibers

Author(s): Yonatan Calahorra, Anuja Datta, James Famelton, Doron Kam, Oded Shoseyov, Sohini Kar-Narayan
Published in: Nanoscale, Issue 10/35, 2018, Page(s) 16812-16821, ISSN 2040-3364
DOI: 10.1039/c8nr04967j