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Cover: Rodriguez et al., 2021. Ultra-Robust Flexible Electronics by Laser-Driven Polymer-Nanomaterials Integration. Advanced functional materials, 31, 2008818. (IF 18.808)

Cover: Kanoun et al., 2021.Review of Nanocomposite-Modified Electrochemical Sensors for Water Quality Monitoring. Sensors, 21(12), 4131. (IF 3.576)

Cover: Rodriguez et al., 2020. Beyond graphene oxide: Laser engineering functionalized graphene for flexible electronics. Materials Horizons, 7(4), 1030-1041. (IF 12.319)

Cover: Sheremet et al., 2019. Advanced Characterization Methods for Electrical and Sensoric Components and Devices at the Micro and Nano Scales. Phys. Status Solidi Appl. Mater. Sci., 216(19). (IF 1.759)
Inside Front Cover: Sheng et al. 2019. Polymer Brushes on Hexagonal Boron Nitride. Small, 15 (19), 1805228 (IF 11.459)


  1. Kozik, A.; Pavlova, M.; Petrov, I.; Bychkov, V.; Kim, L.; Dorozhko, E.; Cheng, C.; Rodriguez, R.; Sheremet, E. A review of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy in pathological processes. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2021, 338978, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2021.338978

  2. Tang, H.; Wang, R.; Shi, L.; Sheremet, E.; Rodriguez, R. D. Post-Processing Strategies for Improving the Electrical and Mechanical Properties of MXenes. Chem. Eng. J. 2021, 425 (August), 131472. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.131472.

  3. Rodriguez, R.D.; Villagomez, C.J.; Khodadadi, A.; Kupfer, S.; Averkiev, A.; Dedelaite, L.; Tang, F.; Khaywah, M.; Kolchuzhin, V.; Ramanavicius, A.; Adam, P-M.; Gräfe, S.; Sheremet, E. Chemical Enhancement vs Molecule–Substrate Geometry in Plasmon-Enhanced Spectroscopy. ACS Photonics. 2021, 8, 8, 2243–2255 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.1c00001

  4. Kanoun, O.; Lazarević-Pašti, T.; Pašti, I.; Nasraoui, S.; Talbi, M.; Brahem, A.; Adiraju, A.; Sheremet, E.; Rodriguez, R.D.; Ben Ali, M.; Al-Hamry, A. A. Review of Nanocomposite-Modified Electrochemical Sensors for Water Quality Monitoring. Sensors. 2021, 21(12), 4131. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21124131

  5. Yang, W.; Wang, Z.; Yang, B.; Jiang, Y.; Sun, M.; Liu, X.; Amin, B.; Ge, G.; Rodriguez, R.; Jia, X. Pesticide degradation on solid surfaces: a moisture dependent process governed by the interaction between TiO2 and H2O. New Journal of Chemistry. 2021, 45, (11803 -11811). https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NJ02368C

  6. Tran, T.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Salerno, M.; Matkovi, A.; Teichert, C., Sheremet, E.. Twisted Graphene in Graphite: Impact on Surface Potential and Chemical Stability. Carbon. 2021, 176 (431-439). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2021.01.152.

  7. Rodriguez, R. D.; Shchadenko, S.; Murastov, G.; Lipovka, A.; Fatkullin, M.; Petrov, I.; Tran, T. H.; Khalelov, A.; Saqib, M.; Villa, N. E.; Bogoslovskiy, V.; Wang, Y.; Hu, C. G.; Zinovyev, A.; Sheng, W.; Chen, J. J.; Amin, I.; Sheremet, E. Ultra-Robust Flexible Electronics by Laser-Driven Polymer-Nanomaterials Integration. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 2008818, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202008818.

  8. Yang, Y.; Wu, X.; Ma, L.; He, C.; Cao, S.; Long, Y.; Huang, J.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Cheng, C.; Zhao, C.; Qiu, L. Bioinspired Spiky Peroxidase-Mimics for Localized Bacterial Capture and Synergistic Catalytic Sterilization. Advanced Materials. 2021, 2005477, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202005477.

  9. Tang, Q.; Cao, S.; Ma, T.; Xiang, X.; Luo, H.; Borovskikh, P.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Guo, Q.; Qiu, L.; Cheng, C. Engineering Biofunctional Enzyme-Mimics for Catalytic Therapeutics and Diagnostics. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021. 31, 2007475, 1-29 https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202007475.

  10. Sheng, W.; Li, W.; Tan, D.; Zhang, P.; Zhang, E.; Sheremet, E.; Schmidt, B. V. K. J.; Feng, X.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Jordan, R.; Amin, I. Polymer Brushes on Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Patterning and as a SERS Active Sensing Layer via Incorporated Nanoparticles. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12 (8), 9797–9805. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b21984.

  11. Yang, B.; Zheng, J.; Li, W.; Wang, R.; Li, D.; Guo, X.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Jia, X. Engineering Z-Scheme TiO2-OV-BiOCl: Via Oxygen Vacancy for Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Imidacloprid. Dalt. Trans. 2020, 49(31), 11010–11018. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0dt02128h.

  12. Lipovka, A.; Rodriguez, R.; Bolbasov, E.; Maryin, P.; Tverdokhlebov, S.; Sheremet, E. Time-Stable Wetting Effect of Plasma-Treated Biodegradable Scaffolds Functionalized with Graphene Oxide. Surf. Coatings Technol. 2020, 388 , 125560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125560.

  13. Jiang, Z.; Xiao, K.; Chen, J. J.; Wang, Y.; Xu, Z. Q.; Sowade, E.; Baumann, R. R.; Sheremet, E.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Feng, Z. S. All-Inkjet-Printed High-Performance Flexible MoS2 and MoS2-Reduced Graphene Oxide Field-Effect Transistors. J. Mater. Sci. 2020, 55 (27), 12969–12979. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-020-04891-1.

  14. Rodriguez, R. D.; Khalelov, A.; Postnikov, P. S.; Lipovka, A.; Dorozhko, E.; Amin, I.; Murastov, G. V.; Chen, J. J.; Sheng, W.; Trusova, M. E.; Chehimi, M. M.; Sheremet, E. Beyond Graphene Oxide: Laser Engineering Functionalized Graphene for Flexible Electronics. Mater. Horizons 2020, 7 (4), 1030–1041. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9mh01950b.

  15. Murastov, G.; Bogatova, E.; Brazovskiy, K.; Amin, I.; Lipovka, A.; Dogadina, E.; Cherepnyov, A.; Ananyeva, A.; Plotnikov, E.; Ryabov, V.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E. Flexible and Water-Stable Graphene-Based Electrodes for Long-Term Use in Bioelectronics. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2020, 166 (March), 112426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2020.112426.

  16. Jiang, Z.; Chen, L.; Chen, J. J.; Wang, Y.; Xu, Z. quan; Sowade, E.; Baumann, R. R.; Sheremet, E.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Feng, Z. sheng. All-Inkjet-Printed MoS2 Field-Effect Transistors on Paper for Low-Cost and Flexible Electronics. Appl. Nanosci. 2020, 10 (9), 3649–3658. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-020-01438-3.

  17. Lipovka, A.; Rodriguez, R.; Bolbasov, E.; Maryin, P.; Tverdokhlebov, S.; Sheremet, E. Time-Stable Wetting Effect of Plasma-Treated Biodegradable Scaffolds Functionalized with Graphene Oxide. Surf. Coatings Technol. 2020, 388, 125560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125560.

  18. Cheshev, D.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Matković, A.; Ruban, A.; Chen, J. J.; Sheremet, E. Patterning GaSe by High-Powered Laser Beams. ACS Omega 2020, 5 (17), 10183–10190. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c01079.

  19. Dedelaite, L.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Schreiber, B.; Ramanavicius, A.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Sheremet, E. Multiwavelength Optical Sensor Based on a Gradient Photonic Crystal with a Hexagonal Plasmonic Array. Sensors Actuators, B Chem. 2020, 311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2020.127837.

  20. Wang, X. M.; Chen, L.; Sowade, E.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Yu, C. M.; Baumann, R. R.; Chen, J. J. Ultra-Uniform and Very Thin Ag Nanowires Synthesized via the Synergy of Cl−, Br− and Fe3+ for Transparent Conductive Films. Nanomaterials 2020, 10 (2), 237. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10020237.

  21. Sheng, W.; Amin, I.; Neumann, C.; Dong, R.; Zhang, T.; Wegener, E.; Chen, W. L.; Förster, P.; Tran, H. Q.; Löffler, M.; Winter, A.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Zschech, E.; Ober, C. K.; Feng, X.; Turchanin, A.; Jordan, R. Polymer Brushes on Hexagonal Boron Nitride. Small 2019, 15 (19), 1805228. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201805228.

  22. Ma, B.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Bogatova, E.; Ruban, A.; Turanov, S.; Valiev, D.; Sheremet, E. Non-Invasive Monitoring of Red Beet Development. Spectrochim. Acta - Part A Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc. 2019, 212, 155–159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2019.01.006.

  23. Kalbacova, J.; Garratt, E.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Hight Walker, A. R.; Twedt, K. A.; Fagan, J. A.; Madeira, T. I.; McClelland, J. J.; Nikoobakht, B.; Zahn, D. R. T. Defect Evolution of Ion-Exposed Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123 (4), 2496–2505. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b08771.

  24. Rodriguez, R. D.; Ma, B.; Sheremet, E. Raman Spectroscopy Investigation of Laser-Irradiated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Films. Phys. Status Solidi Basic Res. 2019, 256 (2), 1800412. https://doi.org/10.1002/pssb.201800412.

  25. Sheremet, E.; Meszmer, P.; Blaudeck, T.; Hartmann, S.; Wagner, C.; Ma, B.; Hermann, S.; Wunderle, B.; Schulz, S. E.; Hietschold, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Zahn, D. R. T. Advanced Characterization Methods for Electrical and Sensoric Components and Devices at the Micro and Nano Scales. Phys. Status Solidi Appl. Mater. Sci. 2019, 216(19). https://doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201900106.

  26. Sheremet, E.; Kim, L.; Stepanichsheva, D.; Kolchuzhin, V.; Milekhin, A.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Rodriguez, R. D. Localized Surface Curvature Artifacts in Tip-Enhanced Nanospectroscopy Imaging. Ultramicroscopy 2019, 206(March), 112811. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2019.112811.

  27. Ma, B.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Ruban, A.; Pavlov, S.; Sheremet, E. The Correlation between Electrical Conductivity and Second-Order Raman Modes of Laser-Reduced Graphene Oxide. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, 21 (19), 10125–10134. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cp00093c.

  28. Chen, J. J.; An, Q.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Wang, Y.; Sowade, E.; Baumann, R. R.; Feng, Z. S. Surface Modification with Special Morphology for the Metallization of Polyimide Film. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2019, 487, 503–509. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.05.016.

  29. Rodriguez, R. D.; Khan, Z.; Ma, B.; Mukherjee, A.; Meszmer, P.; Kalbacova, J.; Garratt, E.; Shah, H.; Heilmann, J.; Hight Walker, A. R.; Wunderle, B.; Sheremet, E.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Ion-Induced Defects in Graphite: A Combined Kelvin Probe and Raman Microscopy Investigation. Phys. Status Solidi Appl. Mater. Sci.2019, 216 (19), 1900055. https://doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201900055.

  30. Rodriguez, R. D.; Murastov, G. V; Lipovka, A.; Fatkullin, M. I.; Nozdrina, O.; Pavlov, S. K.; Postnikov, P. S.; Chehimi, M. M.; Chen, J.-J.; Sheremet, E. High-Power Laser-Patterning Graphene Oxide: A New Approach to Making Arbitrarily-Shaped Self-Aligned Electrodes. Carbon N. Y. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2019.05.049

  31. Prakash, V.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Al-Hamry, A.; Lipovka, A.; Dorozhko, E.; Selyshchev, O.; Ma, B.; Sharma, S.; Mehta, S. K.; Dzhagan, V.; Mukherjee, A.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Kanoun, O.; Sheremet, E. Flexible Plasmonic Graphene Oxide/Heterostructures for Dual-Channel Detection. Analyst 2019, 144 (10), 3297–3306. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8an02495b.

  32. Azhniuk, Y. M.; Solonenko, D.; Sheremet, E.; Loya, V. Y.; Grytsyshche, I. V.; Schulze, S.; Hietschold, M.; Gomonnai, A. V.; Zahn, D. R. T. Formation of CdSe Nanocrystals in Cd-Doped Thin Arsenic Selenide Films under Laser Irradiation. Thin Solid Films 2018, 651, 163–169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2017.06.023.

  33. Rodriguez, R. D.; Madeira, T. I.; Sheremet, E.; Bortchagovsky, E.; Mukherjee, A.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Optical Absorption Imaging by Photothermal Expansion with 4 Nm Resolution. ACS Photonics 2018, 5 (8), 3338–3346. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00590.

  34. Weber, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Mehring, M. γ-Bi2O3 - To Be or Not to Be? Comparison of the Sillenite γ-Bi2O3 and Isomorphous Sillenite-Type Bi12SiO20. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (14), 8540–8549. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01249.

  35. Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Nesterov, M.; Moras, S.; Rahaman, M.; Weiss, T.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Aluminum and Copper Nanostructures for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: A One-to-One Comparison to Silver and Gold. Sensors Actuators, B Chem. 2018, 262, 922–927. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2018.02.006.

  36. Dedelaite, L.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Andriukonis, E.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Ramanavicius, A. Surfaces Functionalized by Graphene Oxide Nanosheets for Single Cell Investigations. Sensors Actuators, B Chem. 2018, 255, 1735–1743. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2017.08.187.

  37. Jia, Q.; Ou, X.; Langer, M.; Schreiber, B.; Grenzer, J.; Siles, P. F.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Huang, K.; Yuan, Y.; Heidarian, A.; Hübner, R.; You, T.; Yu, W.; Lenz, K.; Lindner, J.; Wang, X.; Facsko, S. Ultra-Dense Planar Metallic Nanowire Arrays with Extremely Large Anisotropic Optical and Magnetic Properties. Nano Res. 2018, 11 (7), 3519–3528. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12274-017-1793-y.

  38. Schreiber, B.; Gkogkou, D.; Dedelaite, L.; Kerbusch, J.; Hübner, R.; Sheremet, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Ramanavicius, A.; Facsko, S.; Rodriguez, R. D. Large-Scale Self-Organized Gold Nanostructures with Bidirectional Plasmon Resonances for SERS. RSC Adv. 2018, 8 (40), 22569–22576. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8ra04031a.

  39. Perry, S.; McMillan, N.; Rodriguez, R.; Mackowski, S.; Sheremet, E.; Fleischer, M.; Kneipp, K.; Zahn, D.; Adam, P. M.; Madeira, T. I.; Meixner, A. J. Novel Advanced Scoping Meta-Review Methodology for Defining a Graduate Level Textbook in an Emerging Subject Area. Lib. Q. 2018, 28 (1), 1. https://doi.org/10.18352/lq.10222.

  40. Oliveira, J.; Correia, V.; Sowade, E.; Etxebarria, I.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Mitra, K. Y.; Baumann, R. R.; Lanceros-Mendez, S. Indirect X-Ray Detectors Based on Inkjet-Printed Photodetectors with a Screen-Printed Scintillator Layer. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10 (15), 12904–12912. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b00828.

  41. Rodriguez, R. D.; Bing, M.; Ruban, A.; Pavlov, S.; Al Hamry, A.; Prakash, V.; Khan, M.; Murastov, G.; Mukherjee, A.; Khan, Z.; Shah, S.; Lipovka, A.; Kanoun, O.; Mehta, S. K.; Sheremet, E. Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanostructures by Light: Going beyond the Diffraction Limit. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series; 2018; Vol. 1092, p 012124. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1092/1/012124.

  42. Golubev, A. A.; Khlebtsov, B. N.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Chen, Y.; Zahn, D. R. T. Plasmonic Heating Plays a Dominant Role in the Plasmon-Induced Photocatalytic Reduction of 4-Nitrobenzenethiol. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122 (10), 5657–5663. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12101.

  43. Zhang, T.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Amin, I.; Gasiorowski, J.; Rahaman, M.; Sheng, W.; Kalbacova, J.; Sheremet, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Jordan, R. Bottom-up Fabrication of Graphene-Based Conductive Polymer Carpets for Optoelectronics. J. Mater. Chem. C 2018, 6 (18), 4919–4927. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8tc00554k.

  44. Ma, B.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Lipovka, A.; Nekrasova, T.; Murastov, G.; Nozdrina, O.; Sheremet, E. Fabrication of 2D Based Pn Junctions With Improved Performance By Selective Laser Annealing. In Высокие Технологии В Современной Науке И Технике; 2017; p 125.

  45. Rahaman, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Monecke, M.; Lopez-Rivera, S. A.; Zahn, D. R. T. GaSe Oxidation in Air: From Bulk to Monolayers. Semicond. Sci. Technol. 2017, 32 (10), 105004. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6641/aa8441.

  46. Meszmer, P.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Wunderle, B. Stress Imaging in Structural Challenging MEMS with High Sensitivity Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy. Microelectron. Reliab. 2017, 79(August), 104–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microrel.2017.10.010.

  47. Rahaman, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Plechinger, G.; Moras, S.; Schüller, C.; Korn, T.; Zahn, D. R. T. Highly Localized Strain in a MoS2/Au Heterostructure Revealed by Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. Nano Lett. 2017, 17 (10), 6027–6033. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02322.

  48. Gonçalves, D. P. N.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Kurth, T.; Bray, L. J.; Binner, M.; Jungnickel, C.; Gür, F. N.; Poser, S. W.; Schmidt, T. L.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Androutsellis-Theotokis, A.; Schlierf, M.; Werner, C. Enhanced Targeting of Invasive Glioblastoma Cells by Peptide-Functionalized Gold Nanorods in Hydrogel-Based 3D Cultures. Acta Biomater. 2017, 58, 12–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.05.054.

  49. Joseph, D.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Verma, A.; Pousaneh, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Lang, H.; Chandra, S. Electrochemistry and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of CTAB Modulated Interactions of Magnetic Nanoparticles with Biomolecules. RSC Adv. 2017, 7 (7), 3628–3634. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra26235j.

  50. Kim, W.; Li, C.; Chaves, F. A.; Jiménez, D.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Susoma, J.; Fenner, M. A.; Lipsanen, H.; Riikonen, J. Tunable Graphene-GaSe Dual Heterojunction Device. Adv. Mater. 2016, 28 (9), 1845–1852. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201504514.

  51. Trzciński, K.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Schmidt, C.; Rahaman, M.; Sawczak, M.; Lisowska-Oleksiak, A.; Gasiorowski, J.; Zahn, D. R. T. Micropatterning of BiVO4 Thin Films Using Laser-Induced Crystallization. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3 (4), 1500509. https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201500509.

  52. Sarker, D.; Bhattacharya, S.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Kabiraj, D.; Avasthi, D. K.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Schmidt, H.; Srivastava, P.; Ghosh, S. Unraveling the Origin of Enhanced Field Emission from Irradiated FeCo-SiO2 Nanocomposites: A Combined Experimental and First-Principles Based Study. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8 (7), 4994–5001. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b07937.

  53. Feng, T.; Xu, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Du, X.; Sun, X.; Xiong, L.; Rodriguez, R.; Holze, R. Low-Cost Al2O3 Coating Layer As a Preformed SEI on Natural Graphite Powder to Improve Coulombic Efficiency and High-Rate Cycling Stability of Lithium-Ion Batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8 (10), 6512–6519. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b00231.

  54. Rodriguez, R. D.; Blaudeck, T.; Kalbacova, J.; Sheremet, E.; Schulze, S.; Adner, D.; Hermann, S.; Hietschold, M.; Lang, H.; Schulz, S. E.; Zahn, D. R. T. Metal Nanoparticles Reveal the Organization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Bundles. RSC Adv. 2016, 6 (19), 15753–15758. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra28181d.

  55. Al-Hamry, A.; Kang, H.; Sowade, E.; Dzhagan, V.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Müller, C.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Baumann, R. R.; Kanoun, O. Tuning the Reduction and Conductivity of Solution-Processed Graphene Oxide by Intense Pulsed Light. Carbon N. Y. 2016, 102, 236–244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2016.02.045.

  56. Kolchuzhin, V. A.; Sheremet, E.; Bhattacharya, K.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Paul, S. D.; Mehner, J.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Mechanical Properties and Applications of Custom-Built Gold AFM Cantilevers. Mechatronics 2016, 40, 281–286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2016.05.015.

  57. Sheremet, E.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Agapov, A. L.; Sokolov, A. P.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Nanoscale Imaging and Identification of a Four-Component Carbon Sample. Carbon N. Y. 2016, 96, 588–593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2015.09.104.

  58. Dinh, N. T.; Sowade, E.; Blaudeck, T.; Hermann, S.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Schulz, S. E.; Baumann, R. R.; Kanoun, O. High-Resolution Inkjet Printing of Conductive Carbon Nanotube Twin Lines Utilizing Evaporation-Driven Self-Assembly. Carbon N. Y. 2016, 96, 382–393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2015.09.072.

  59. Meszmer, P.; Hiller, K.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Hietschold, M.; Wunderle, B. Raman Based Stress Analysis of the Active Areas of a Piezoresistive MEMS Force Sensor - Experimental Setup, Data Processing, and Comparison to Numerically Obtained Results. In 2016 17th International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation and Experiments in Microelectronics and Microsystems, EuroSimE 2016; 2016; pp 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSimE.2016.7463340.

  60. Tittmann-Otto, J.; Hermann, S.; Kalbacova, J.; Hartmann, M.; Toader, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Schulz, S. E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Gessner, T. Effect of Cleaning Procedures on the Electrical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Transistors - A Statistical Study. J. Appl. Phys. 2016, 119 (12), 124509. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4944835.

  61. Sheremet, E.; Milekhin, A.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Dmitriev, D.; Toropov, A.; Gutakovskii, A.; Dentel, D.; Grünewald, W.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T. Raman, AFM, and TEM Profiling of QD Multilayer Structures. Mater. Res. Express 2015, 2 (3), 35003. https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/2/3/035003.

  62. Mikoliunaite, L.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Kolchuzhin, V.; Mehner, J.; Ramanavicius, A.; Zahn, D. R. T. The Substrate Matters in the Raman Spectroscopy Analysis of Cells. Sci. Rep. 2015, 5 (1), 13150. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep13150.

  63. Bayat, P.; Vogel, D.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Rzepka, S.; Michel, B. Thermo-Mechanical Characterization of Copper through-Silicon Vias (Cu-TSVs) Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy. Microelectron. Eng. 2015, 137 (1), 101–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mee.2015.02.004.

  64. Fiedler, H.; Toader, M.; Hermann, S.; Rennau, M.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Hietschold, M.; Zahn, D. R. T.; Schulz, S. E.; Gessner, T. Back-End-of-Line Compatible Contact Materials for Carbon Nanotube Based Interconnects. Microelectron. Eng. 2015, 137 (1), 130–134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mee.2014.11.004.

  65. Kolchuzhin, V.; Mehner, J.; Sheremet, E.; Kunal, B.; Rodriguez, R. D.; Zahn, D. R. T. Understanding Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy by Multiphysics Finite Element Simulations. In 2015 16th International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation and Experiments in Microelectronics and Microsystems, EuroSimE 2015; IEEE, 2015; pp 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSimE.2015.7103161.

  66. Rodriguez, R. D.; Sheremet, E.; Deckert-Gaudig, T.; Chaneac, C.; Hietschold, M.; Deckert, V.; Zahn, D. R. T. Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Reveals Spin-Waves in Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. Nanoscale 2015, 7 (21), 9545–9551. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5nr01277e.

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