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External Control of Liquid Nanofilms for Switchable Friction and Adhesion

Publications

Are buckminsterfullerenes molecular ball bearings?

Author(s): Romain Lhermerout, Christophe Diederichs, Sapna Sinha, Kyriakos Porfyrakis, and Susan Perkin
Published in: Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2018, ISSN 1520-6106
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b10472

Solidification and superlubricity with molecular alkane films

Author(s): Alexander M. Smith, James E. Hallett, Susan Perkin
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116/51, 2019, Page(s) 25418-25423, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1910599116

Surface forces and structure in a water-in-salt electrolyte

Author(s): Timothy S Groves, Susan Perkin
Published in: Journal of Physical Chemistry, 21, 2021, Page(s) 1702-1707, ISSN 1948-7185
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c03718

Direct measurements of structural forces and twist transitions in cholesteric liquid crystal films with a surface force apparatus

Author(s): Weichao Zheng, Zappone, Bruno, Perkin, Susan
Published in: Soft Matter, 2019, ISSN 1744-6848
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm00487d

Nanolubrication in deep eutectic solvents

Author(s): James Hallett, Hannah Hayler, Susan Perkin
Published in: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2020, ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/d0cp03787g

Interfacial Structure and Boundary Lubrication of a Dicationic Ionic Liquid

Author(s): Carla S. Perez-Martinez, Susan Perkin
Published in: Langmuir, 35/48, 2019, Page(s) 15444-15450, ISSN 0743-7463
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b01415

Controlling adhesion using AC electric fields across fluid films

Author(s): Carla S Perez-Martinez, Timothy S Groves, Susan Perkin
Published in: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 33, 2021, Page(s) 31LT02, ISSN 0953-8984
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/ac03d3

A new methodology for a detailed investigation of quantized friction in ionic liquids

Author(s): Romain Lhermerout, Susan Perkin
Published in: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 22/2, 2020, Page(s) 455-466, ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c9cp05422g

Contact-free calibration of an asymmetric multi-layer interferometer for the surface force balance

Author(s): Marco Balabajew, Christian D. van Engers, Susan Perkin
Published in: Review of Scientific Instruments, 88/12, 2017, Page(s) 123903, ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5006056

Scaling Analysis of the Screening Length in Concentrated Electrolytes

Author(s): Alpha A. Lee, Carla S. Perez-Martinez, Alexander M. Smith, Susan Perkin
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 119/2, 2017, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.026002

Ion–Image Interactions and Phase Transition at Electrolyte–Metal Interfaces

Author(s): Alpha A. Lee, Susan Perkin
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7/14, 2016, Page(s) 2753-2757, ISSN 1948-7185
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01324

Direct measurements of ionic liquid layering at a single mica–liquid interface and in nano-films between two mica–liquid interfaces

Author(s): Lucy R. Griffin, Kathryn L. Browning, Stuart M. Clarke, Alexander M. Smith, Susan Perkin, M. W. A. Skoda, Sarah E. Norman
Published in: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19/1, 2017, Page(s) 297-304, ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6CP05757H

Interfacial structure and structural forces in mixtures of ionic liquid with a polar solvent

Author(s): Samuel W. Coles, Alexander M. Smith, Maxim V. Fedorov, Florian Hausen, Susan Perkin
Published in: Faraday Discussions, 206, 2018, Page(s) 427-442, ISSN 1359-6640
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00168A

Underscreening in concentrated electrolytes

Author(s): Alpha A. Lee, Carla S. Perez-Martinez, Alexander M. Smith, Susan Perkin
Published in: Faraday Discussions, 199, 2017, Page(s) 239-259, ISSN 1359-6640
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00250A

Structure and dynamics of mica-confined films of [C 10 C 1 Pyrr][NTf 2 ] ionic liquid

Author(s): Adilson Alves de Freitas, Karina Shimizu, Alexander M. Smith, Susan Perkin, José Nuno Canongia Lopes
Published in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 148/19, 2018, Page(s) 193808, ISSN 0021-9606
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5007809

Switching the Structural Force in Ionic Liquid-Solvent Mixtures by Varying Composition

Author(s): Alexander M. Smith, Alpha A. Lee, Susan Perkin
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 118/9, 2017, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.096002

The nanostructure of a lithium glyme solvate ionic liquid at electrified interfaces

Author(s): Samuel W. Coles, Maksim Mishin, Susan Perkin, Maxim V. Fedorov, Vladislav B. Ivaništšev
Published in: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19/18, 2017, Page(s) 11004-11010, ISSN 1463-9076
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP00837F

Nanoconfined ionic liquids: Disentangling electrostatic and viscous forces

Author(s): Romain Lhermerout, Susan Perkin
Published in: Physical Review Fluids, 3/1, 2018, ISSN 2469-990X
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevfluids.3.014201

Long range electrostatic forces in ionic liquids

Author(s): Matthew A. Gebbie, Alexander M. Smith, Howard A. Dobbs, Alpha A. Lee, Gregory G. Warr, Xavier Banquy, Markus Valtiner, Mark W. Rutland, Jacob N. Israelachvili, Susan Perkin, Rob Atkin
Published in: Chemical Communications, 53/7, 2017, Page(s) 1214-1224, ISSN 1359-7345
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08820A

Are Ionic Liquids Good Boundary Lubricants? A Molecular Perspective

Author(s): Romain Lhermerout, Christophe Diederichs, Susan Perkin
Published in: Lubricants, 6/1, 2018, Page(s) 9, ISSN 2075-4442
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/lubricants6010009

The Electrostatic Screening Length in Concentrated Electrolytes Increases with Concentration

Author(s): Alexander M. Smith, Alpha A. Lee, Susan Perkin
Published in: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7/12, 2016, Page(s) 2157-2163, ISSN 1948-7185
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00867

Direct Measurement of the Surface Energy of Graphene

Author(s): Christian D. van Engers, Nico E. A. Cousens, Vitaliy Babenko, Jude Britton, Bruno Zappone, Nicole Grobert, Susan Perkin
Published in: Nano Letters, 17/6, 2017, Page(s) 3815-3821, ISSN 1530-6984
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b01181

Multiple-beam optical interferometry of anisotropic soft materials nanoconfined with the surface force apparatus

Author(s): Bruno Zappone, Weichao Zheng, Susan Perkin
Published in: Review of Scientific Instruments, 89/8, 2018, Page(s) 085112, ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5038951

A polymer coating which is sticky yet repulsive to water and slippery yet attractive for oils

Author(s): Eleanor Milnes-Smith, Stone, Corinne, Perkin, Susan
Published in: Chemical Communications, 2020, ISSN 1359-7345
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c9cc08896b

A 3-mirror surface force balance for the investigation of fluids confined to nanoscale films between two ultra-smooth polarizable electrodes

Author(s): C. D. van Engers, M. Balabajew, A. Southam, S. Perkin
Published in: Review of Scientific Instruments, 89/12, 2018, Page(s) 123901, ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5045485

Surface forces generated by the action of electric fields across liquid films

Author(s): Carla Sofia Perez-Martinez, Susan Perkin
Published in: Soft Matter, 15/21, 2019, Page(s) 4255-4265, ISSN 1744-683X
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm00143c