Biography

Dr. Dmitriy A. Dikin is an Research Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering and the Manager of the College of Engineering Nano Instrumentation Center (CoE NIC) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Northwestern University. Dr. Dikin has 25+ years of experience to work across different fields of physics, mechanics, material science, chemistry, and biology and has more than 80 peer-reviewed papers. He is one of the most cited researchers in the field of graphene nanomaterials. His recent research interest is primarily focused on carbon-based nanostructures for development of novel electronic and composite materials. He also works on new microscopy methods for integrated studies of nanomaterials. Dr. Dikin is a consultant for several hi-tech companies. Beside scientific activity Dikin also devotes his time to popularization of physics and attracting young people to science and engineering.

Research Interests

  • Materials Science
  • Graphene
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Carbon Black
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Weak Superconductivity
  • Micro and Nano Mechanics
  • Cryogenics
  • Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Physical Properties Measurements

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

ENGR 2331

Engineering Statics

Undergraduate

ENGR 3201

Material Science for Engineers

Undergraduate

MEE 3305

Materials Laboratory

Undergraduate

ENGT 3201

Applied Materials Technology

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Zhu, L., Dikin, D.A., Percec, S., & Ren, F. (2021). Improving interlayer adhesion of poly(P-phenylene terephthalamide) (ppta)/ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (uhmwpe) laminates prepared by plasma treatment and hot pressing technique. Polymers, 13(16). doi: 10.3390/polym13162600

  • Chereddy, S., Aguirre, J., Dikin, D., Wunder, S.L., & Chinnam, P.R. (2020). Gel Electrolyte Comprising Solvate Ionic Liquid and Methyl Cellulose. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3(1), pp. 279-289. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.9b01515

  • Chabi, S., Dikin, D.A., Yin, J., Percec, S., & Ren, F. (2019). Structure-Mechanical Property Relations of Skin-Core Regions of Poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) Single Fiber. Scientific Reports, 9(1). doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37366-0

  • Chabi, S., Dikin, D.A., Yin, J., Percec, S., & Ren, F. (2019). Author Correction: Structure-Mechanical Property Relations of Skin-Core Regions of Poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) Single Fiber (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (740), 10.1038/s41598-018-37366-0). Scientific Reports, 9(1). doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-43509-8

  • Lin, G., Zhang, Q., Dikin, D.A., & Yin, J. (2018). Constrained droplet base in condensed water on carbon nanoparticle coating for delayed freezing. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 24, pp. 38-46. doi: 10.1016/j.eml.2018.09.001

  • Jia, Z., Li, H., Zhao, Y., Dikin, D.A., Ni, J., Zhao, L., Zhen, J., Ge, B., Shao, X., & Ren, F. (2018). Preparation and electrical properties of sintered copper powder compacts modified by polydopamine-derived carbon nanofilms. Journal of Materials Science, 53(9), pp. 6562-6573. doi: 10.1007/s10853-018-2000-6

  • Prakash, P., Aguirre, J., Vliet, M.M.V., Chinnam, P.R., Dikin, D.A., Zdilla, M.J., Wunder, S.L., & Venkatnathan, A. (2018). Unravelling the structural and dynamical complexity of the equilibrium liquid grain-binding layer in highly conductive organic crystalline electrolytes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6(10), pp. 4394-4404. doi: 10.1039/c7ta10367k

  • Barnakov, Y.A., Paul, O., Joaquim, A., Falconer, A., Mu, R., Barnakov, V.Y., Dikin, D., Petranovskii, V.P., Zavalin, A., Ueda, A., & Williams, F. (2018). Light intensity-induced phase transitions in graphene oxide doped polyvinylidene fluoride. Optical Materials Express, 8(9), pp. 2579-2585. doi: 10.1364/OME.8.002579

  • Barone, F.C., Marcinkiewicz, C., Li, J., Sternberg, M., Lelkes, P.I., Dikin, D.A., Bergold, P.J., Gerstenhaber, J.A., & Feuerstein, G. (2018). Pilot study on biocompatibility of fluorescent nanodiamond-(NV)-Z~800 particles in rats: Safety, pharmacokinetics, and bio-distribution (Part III). International Journal of Nanomedicine, 13, pp. 5449-5468. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S171117

  • Zhang, Q., Tang, Y., Hajfathalian, M., Chen, C., Turner, K.T., Dikin, D.A., Lin, G., & Yin, J. (2017). Spontaneous Periodic Delamination of Thin Films to Form Crack-Free Metal and Silicon Ribbons with High Stretchability. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(51), pp. 44938-44947. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b15693

  • Jia, Z., Li, H., Zhao, Y., Frazer, L., Qian, B., Borguet, E., Ren, F., & Dikin, D.A. (2017). Electrical and mechanical properties of poly(dopamine)-modified copper/reduced graphene oxide composites. Journal of Materials Science, 52(19), pp. 11620-11629. doi: 10.1007/s10853-017-1307-z

  • Li, H., Aulin, Y.V., Frazer, L., Borguet, E., Kakodkar, R., Feser, J., Chen, Y., An, K., Dikin, D.A., & Ren, F. (2017). Structure Evolution and Thermoelectric Properties of Carbonized Polydopamine Thin Films. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(8), pp. 6655-6660. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b15601

  • Chinnam, P.R., Fall, B., Dikin, D.A., Jalil, A.A., Hamilton, C.R., Wunder, S.L., & Zdilla, M.J. (2016). A Self-Binding, Melt-Castable, Crystalline Organic Electrolyte for Sodium Ion Conduction. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 55(49), pp. 15254-15257. doi: 10.1002/anie.201606363

  • Mantravadi, R., Chinnam, P.R., Dikin, D.A., & Wunder, S.L. (2016). High Conductivity, High Strength Solid Electrolytes Formed by in Situ Encapsulation of Ionic Liquids in Nanofibrillar Methyl Cellulose Networks. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(21), pp. 13426-13436. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b02903

  • Menumerov, E., Marks, B.A., Dikin, D.A., Lee, F.X., Winslow, R.D., Guru, S., Sil, D., Borguet, E., Hutapea, P., Hughes, R.A., & Neretina, S. (2016). Sensing Hydrogen Gas from Atmospheric Pressure to a Hundred Parts per Million with Nanogaps Fabricated Using a Single-Step Bending Deformation. ACS Sensors, 1(1), pp. 73-80. doi: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00102

  • Chinnam, P.R., Mantravadi, R., Jimenez, J.C., Dikin, D.A., & Wunder, S.L. (2016). Lamellar, micro-phase separated blends of methyl cellulose and dendritic polyethylene glycol, POSS-PEG. Carbohydrate Polymers, 136, pp. 19-29. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.08.087

  • Mehta, M.M., Dikin, D.A., Bark, C.W., Ryu, S., Folkman, C.M., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2014). Magnetic field tuned superconductor-to-insulator transition at the LaAlO3/ SrTiO3interface. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 90(10). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.100506

  • Xu, H., Dikin, D.A., Burkhart, C., & Chen, W. (2014). Descriptor-based methodology for statistical characterization and 3D reconstruction of microstructural materials. Computational Materials Science, 85, pp. 206-216. doi: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.12.046

  • Hunt, A., Dikin, D.A., Kurmaev, E.Z., Lee, Y.H., Luan, N.V., Chang, G.S., & Moewes, A. (2014). Modulation of the band gap of graphene oxide: The role of AA-stacking. Carbon, 66, pp. 539-546. doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2013.09.036

  • Liu, Y., Greene, M.S., Chen, W., Dikin, D.A., & Liu, W.K. (2013). Computational microstructure characterization and reconstruction for stochastic multiscale material design. CAD Computer Aided Design, 45(1), pp. 65-76. doi: 10.1016/j.cad.2012.03.007

  • Xu, H., Greene, M.S., Deng, H., Dikin, D., Brinson, C., Liu, W.K., Burkhart, C., Papakonstantopoulos, G., Poldneff, M., & Chen, W. (2013). Stochastic reassembly strategy for managing information complexity in heterogeneous materials analysis and design. Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 135(10). doi: 10.1115/1.4025117

  • Xu, H., Deng, H., Brinson, C., Dikin, D., Liu, W.K., Chen, W., Greene, M.S., Burkhart, C., Papakonstantopoulos, G., & Poldneff, M. (2012). Stochastic reassembly for managing the information complexity in multilevel analysis of heterogeneous materials. Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 3(PARTS A AND B), pp. 199-208. doi: 10.1115/DETC2012-70668

  • Hunt, A., Dikin, D.A., Kurmaev, E.Z., Boyko, T.D., Bazylewski, P., Chang, G.S., & Moewes, A. (2012). Epoxide speciation and functional group distribution in graphene oxide paper-like materials. Advanced Functional Materials, 22(18), pp. 3950-3957. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201200529

  • Deng, H., Liu, Y., Gai, D., Dikin, D.A., Putz, K.W., Chen, W., Brinson, L.C., Burkhart, C., Poldneff, M., Jiang, B., & Papakonstantopoulos, G.J. (2012). Utilizing real and statistically reconstructed microstructures for the viscoelastic modeling of polymer nanocomposites. Composites Science and Technology, 72(14), pp. 1725-1732. doi: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.03.020

  • Compton, O.C., Abouimrane, A., Dikin, D.A., Jain, B., Amine, K., & Nguyen, S.T. (2012). Graphene paper and chemically active reduced graphene oxide (CARGO) papers as anode in lithium ion batteries. ABSTRACTS of PAPERS of the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 244. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Mehta, M.M., Dikin, D.A., Bark, C.W., Ryu, S., Folkman, C.M., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2012). Evidence for charge-vortex duality at the LaAlO3/SrTiO 3 interface. Nature Communications, 3. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1959

  • Ramanathan, T., Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Liu, H., Shen, H., Nguyen, S.T., Putz, K., & Brinson, L.C. (2012). Erratum: Graphitic nanofillers in PMMA nanocomposites-An investigation of particle size and dispersion and their influence on nanocomposite properties (Journal of Polymer Science,P.B: Polymer Physics (2007) 45 (2097-2112)). Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 50(8), p. 589. doi: 10.1002/polb.23037

  • Brown, J.J., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Bright, V.M. (2012). Interchangeable stage and probe mechanisms for microscale universal mechanical tester. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 21(2), pp. 458-466. doi: 10.1109/JMEMS.2011.2177071

  • Mehta, M., Dikin, D.A., Bark, C.W., Folkman, C.M., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2012). Hysteretic hall resistance at the LaAlO3-SrTiO3 interface - Interplay between superconducting and ferromagnetic properties. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 400(PART 2). doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/400/2/022071

  • Krueger, M., Berg, S., Stone, D., Strelcov, E., Dikin, D.A., Kim, J., Cote, L.J., Huang, J., & Kolmakov, A. (2011). Drop-casted self-assembling graphene oxide membranes for scanning electron microscopy on wet and dense gaseous samples. ACS Nano, 5(12), pp. 10047-10054. doi: 10.1021/nn204287g

  • Liu, Y., Greene, M.S., Chen, W., Dikin, D.A., & Liu, W.K. (2011). Microstructure reconstruction for stochastic multiscale material design. Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 5(PARTS A AND B), pp. 497-507. doi: 10.1115/DETC2011-48323

  • Dikin, D.A., Mehta, M., Bark, C.W., Folkman, C.M., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2011). Coexistence of superconductivity and ferromagnetism in two dimensions. Physical Review Letters, 107(5). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.056802

  • Abouimrane, A., Compton, O.C., Deng, H., Belharouak, I., Dikin, D.A., Nguyen, S.T., & Amine, K. (2011). Improved rate capability in a high-capacity layered cathode material via thermal reduction. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 14(9). doi: 10.1149/1.3597655

  • Compton, O.C., Jain, B., Dikin, D.A., Abouimrane, A., Amine, K., & Nguyen, S.T. (2011). Chemically active reduced graphene oxide with tunable C/O ratios. ACS Nano, 5(6), pp. 4380-4391. doi: 10.1021/nn1030725

  • Brown, J.J., Baca, A.I., Bertness, K.A., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Bright, V.M. (2011). Tensile measurement of single crystal gallium nitride nanowires on MEMS test stages. Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 166(2), pp. 177-186. doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2010.04.002

  • Kolmakov, A., Dikin, D.A., Cote, L.J., Huang, J., Abyaneh, M.K., Amati, M., Gregoratti, L., Günther, S., & Kiskinova, M. (2011). Graphene oxide windows for in situ environmental cell photoelectron spectroscopy. Nature Nanotechnology, 6(10), pp. 651-657. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2011.130

  • Sheet, G., Mehta, M., Dikin, D.A., Lee, S., Bark, C.W., Jiang, J., Weiss, J.D., Hellstrom, E.E., Rzchowski, M.S., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2010). Phase-incoherent superconducting pairs in the normal state of Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2. Physical Review Letters, 105(16). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.167003

  • Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Compton, O.C., Dommett, G., Ruoff, R.S., & Nguyen, S.T. (2010). Systematic post-assembly modification of graphene oxide paper with primary alkylamines. Chemistry of Materials, 22(14), pp. 4153-4157. doi: 10.1021/cm100454g

  • Mehta, M., Sheet, G., Dikin, D.A., Lee, S., Bark, C.W., Jiang, J., Weiss, J.D., Hellstrom, E.E., Rzchowski, M.S., Eom, C.B., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2010). Conductance asymmetry in point-contacts on epitaxial thin films of Ba (Fe0.92Co0.08)2 As2. Applied Physics Letters, 97(1). doi: 10.1063/1.3460274

  • Compton, O.C., Dikin, D.A., Putz, K.W., Brinson, L.C., & Nguyen, S.T. (2010). Electrically conductive "alkylated" graphene paper via chemical reduction of amine-functionalized graphene oxide paper. Advanced Materials, 22(8), pp. 892-896. doi: 10.1002/adma.200902069

  • Zhao, Y., Inayat, S., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Troy, J.B. (2010). Impedance characterization and modelling of an improved patch clamp device. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 223(3), pp. 121-131. doi: 10.1243/17403499JNN174

  • Inayat, S., Zhao, Y., Cantrell, D.R., Dikin, D.A., Pinto, L.H., & Troy, J.B. (2010). A novel way to go whole cell in patch-clamp experiments. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 57(11), pp. 2764-2770. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2010.2055055

  • Jung, I., Field, D.A., Clark, N.J., Zhu, Y., Yang, D., Piner, R.D., Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Geisler, H., Ventrice, C.A., & Ruoff, R.S. (2009). Reduction kinetics of graphene oxide determined by electrical transport measurements and temperature programmed desorption. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113(43), pp. 18480-18486. doi: 10.1021/jp904396j

  • Kuljanishvili, I., Dikin, D.A., Rozhok, S., Mayle, S., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2009). Controllable patterning and CVD growth of isolated carbon nanotubes with direct parallel writing of catalyst using dip-pen Nanolithography. Small, 5(22), pp. 2523-2527. doi: 10.1002/smll.200900841

  • Brown, J.J., Suk, J.W., Singh, G., Baca, A.I., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Bright, V.M. (2009). Microsystem for nanofiber electromechanical measurements. Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 155(1), pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2008.11.001

  • Park, S., Dikin, D.A., Nguyen, S.T., & Ruoff, R.S. (2009). Graphene oxide sheets chemically cross-linked by polyallylamine. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113(36), pp. 15801-15804. doi: 10.1021/jp907613s

  • Cho, J., Daniel, I.M., & Dikin, D.A. (2008). Effects of block copolymer dispersant and nanotube length on reinforcement of carbon/epoxy composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 39(12), pp. 1844-1850. doi: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2008.09.006

  • Cho, J.M., Daniel, I.M., & Dikin, D.A. (2008). Effects of carbon nanotube reinforcement on mechanical response and damage tolerance of carbon/epoxy composites. American Society for Composites - 23rd Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2008, 2, pp. 882-895.

  • Jung, I., Dikin, D.A., Piner, R.D., & Ruoff, R.S. (2008). Tunable electrical conductivity of individual graphene oxide sheets reduced at "Low" temperatures. Nano Letters, 8(12), pp. 4283-4287. doi: 10.1021/nl8019938

  • Jung, I., Dikin, D., Park, S., Cai, W., Mielke, S.L., & Ruoff, R.S. (2008). Effect of water vapor on electrical properties of individual reduced graphene oxide sheets. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(51), pp. 20264-20268. doi: 10.1021/jp807525d

  • Jung, I., Vaupel, M., Pelton, M., Pinery, R., Dikin, D.A., Stankovich, S., An, J., & Ruoff, R.S. (2008). Characterization of thermally reduced graphene oxide by imaging ellipsometry. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(23), pp. 8499-8506. doi: 10.1021/jp802173m

  • Wakabayashi, K., Pierre, C., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., Ramanathan, T., Brinson, L.C., & Torkelson, J.M. (2008). Polymer-graphite nanocomposites: Effective dispersion and major property enhancement via solid-state shear pulverization. MACROMOLECULES, 41(6), pp. 1905-1908. doi: 10.1021/ma071687b

  • Zhao, Y., Inayat, S., Dikin, D.A., Singer, J.H., Ruoff, R.S., & Troy, J.B. (2008). Patch clamp technique: Review of the current state of the art and potential contributions from nanoengineering. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 222(1), pp. 1-11. doi: 10.1243/17403499JNN149

  • Brown, J.J., Suk, J.W., Singh, G., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Bright, V.M. (2008). Microsystem for electromechanical measurements of carbon nanofiber loading and failure. Technical Digest - Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, pp. 182-185. doi: 10.31438/trf.hh2008.49

  • Ramanathan, T., Abdala, A.A., Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Herrera-Alonso, M., Piner, R.D., Adamson, D.H., Schniepp, H.C., Chen, X., Ruoff, R.S., Nguyen, S.T., Aksay, I.A., Prud'Homme, R.K., & Brinson, L.C. (2008). Functionalized graphene sheets for polymer nanocomposites. Nature Nanotechnology, 3(6), pp. 327-331. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2008.96

  • Lu, G., Zhu, L., Wang, P., Chen, J., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., Yu, Y., & Ren, Z.F. (2007). Electrostatic-force-directed assembly of Ag nanocrystals onto vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111(48), pp. 17919-17922. doi: 10.1021/jp071523x

  • Jung, I., Pelton, M., Piner, R., Dikin, D.A., Stankovich, S., Watcharotone, S., Hausner, M., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Simple approach for high-contrast optical imaging and characterization of graphene-based sheets. Nano Letters, 7(12), pp. 3569-3575. doi: 10.1021/nl0714177

  • Ramanathan, T., Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Liu, H., Shen, H., Nguyen, S.T., & Brinson, L.C. (2007). Graphitic nanofillers in PMMA nanocomposites - An investigation of particle size and dispersion and their influence on nanocomposite properties. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 45(15), pp. 2097-2112. doi: 10.1002/polb.21187

  • Dikin, D.A., Stankovich, S., Zimney, E.J., Piner, R.D., Dommett, G., Evmenenko, G., Nguyen, S.T., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Preparation and characterization of graphene oxide paper. Nature, 448(7152), pp. 457-460. doi: 10.1038/nature06016

  • Watcharotone, S., Dikin, D.A., Stankovich, S., Piner, R., Jung, I., Dommett, G.H.B., Evmenenko, G., Wu, S., Chen, S., Liu, C., Nguyen, S.T., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Graphene-silica composite thin films as transparent conductors. NANO LETTERS, 7(7), pp. 1888-1892. doi: 10.1021/nl070477+

  • Zimney, E.J., Dommett, G., Ruoff, R.S., & Dikin, D.A. (2007). Correction factors for 4-probe electrical measurements with finite size electrodes and material anisotropy: A finite element study. Measurement Science and Technology, 18(7), pp. 2067-2073. doi: 10.1088/0957-0233/18/7/037

  • Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Piner, R.D., Kohlhaas, K.A., Kleinhammes, A., Jia, Y., Wu, Y., Nguyen, S., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Synthesis of graphene-based nanosheets via chemical reduction of exfoliated graphite oxide. Carbon, 45(7), pp. 1558-1565. doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2007.02.034

  • Zhu, L., Lu, G., Mao, S., Chen, J., Dikin, D.A., Chen, X., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Ripening of silver nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes. NANO, 2(3), pp. 149-156. doi: 10.1142/S1793292007000507

  • Ruoff, R.S., Watcharotone, S., Jung, I., Stankovich, S., Piner, R., Dikin, D.A., & Nguyen, S. (2007). Graphene-based materials. ABSTRACTS of PAPERS of the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 233. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Ding, W., Calabri, L., Kohlhaas, K.M., Chen, X., Dikin, D.A., & Ruoff, R.S. (2007). Modulus, fracture strength, and brittle vs. plastic response of the outer shell of arc-grown multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Experimental Mechanics, 47(1), pp. 25-36. doi: 10.1007/s11340-006-9344-6

  • Lu, S., Guo, Z., Ding, W., Dikin, D.A., Lee, J., & Ruoff, R.S. (2006). In situ mechanical testing of templated carbon nanotubes. Review of Scientific Instruments, 77(12). doi: 10.1063/1.2400212

  • Dikin, D.A., Kohlhaas, K.M., Dommett, G., Stankovich, S., & Ruoff, R.S. (2006). Scanning electron microscopy methods for analysis of polymer nanocomposites. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 12(SUPPL. 2), pp. 674-675. doi: 10.1017/S1431927606067080

  • Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Dommett, G., Kohlhaas, K.M., Zimney, E.J., Stach, E.A., Piner, R.D., Nguyen, S., & Ruoff, R.S. (2006). Graphene-based composite materials. Nature, 442(7100), pp. 282-286. doi: 10.1038/nature04969

  • Zussman, E., Chen, X., Ding, W., Calabri, L., Dikin, D.A., Quintana, J.P., & Ruoff, R.S. (2005). Mechanical and structural characterization of electrospun PAN-derived carbon nanofibers. Carbon, 43(10), pp. 2175-2185. doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2005.03.031

  • Ding, W., Dikin, D.A., Chen, X., Piner, R.D., Ruoff, R.S., Zussman, E., Wang, X., & Li, X. (2005). Mechanics of hydrogenated amorphous carbon deposits from electron-beam-induced deposition of a paraffin precursor. Journal of Applied Physics, 98(1). doi: 10.1063/1.1940138

  • Zhang, Z., Dikin, D.A., Ruoff, R.S., & Chandrasekhar, V. (2004). Conduction in carbon nanotubes through metastable resonant states. Europhysics Letters, 68(5), pp. 713-719. doi: 10.1209/epl/i2004-10266-6

  • Huang, Z., Dikin, D.A., Ding, W., Qiao, Y., Chen, X., Fridman, Y., & Ruoff, R.S. (2004). Three-dimensional representation of curved nanowires. Journal of Microscopy, 216(3), pp. 206-214. doi: 10.1111/j.0022-2720.2004.01418.x

  • Chapman, J.N., Lineberry, J.T., Schmidt, H.J., Ruoff, R.S., Chandrasekhar, V., Dikin, D.A., Litchford, R.J., & Cole, J.W. (2004). Flightweight magnets for advanced power and propulsion applications. AIAA Paper, pp. 10871-10880.

  • Jiang, Z., Dikin, D.A., Chandrasekhar, V., Metlushko, V.V., & Moshchalkov, V.V. (2004). Pinning phenomena in a superconducting film with a square lattice of artificial pinning centers. Applied Physics Letters, 84(26), pp. 5371-5373. doi: 10.1063/1.1767278

  • Lu, S., Dikin, D.A., Zhang, S., Fisher, F.T., Lee, J., & Ruoff, R.S. (2004). Realization of nanoscale resolution with a micromachined thermally actuated testing stage. Review of Scientific Instruments, 75(6), pp. 2154-2162. doi: 10.1063/1.1710703

  • Xu, T.T., Zheng, J.G., Wu, N., Nicholls, A.W., Roth, J.R., Dikin, D.A., & Ruoff, R.S. (2004). Crystalline boron nanoribbons: Synthesis and characterization. Nano Letters, 4(5), pp. 963-968. doi: 10.1021/nl0498785

  • Xu, T.T., Zheng, J.G., Wu, N.Q., Nicholls, A.W., Roth, J.R., Dikin, D.A., & Ruoff, R.S. (2004). Crystalline boron nanoribbons: Synthesis and characterization. NANO LETTERS, 4(5), pp. 963-968. doi: 10.1021/nl0498785

  • Huang, Z., Dikin, D.A., Ding, W., Qiao, Y., Fridman, Y., & Ruoff, R.S. (2004). Three-dimensional representation of curved nanostructures. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 820, pp. 393-400. doi: 10.1557/proc-820-r8.4

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  • Chapman, J.N., Schmidt, H.J., Ruoff, R.S., Chandrasekhar, V., Dikin, D.A., & Litchford, R.J. (2003). Flightweight magnets for space application using carbon nanotubes. 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.

  • Ding, W., Eitan, A., Fisher, F.T., Chen, X., Dikin, D.A., Andrews, R., Brinson, L.C., Schadler, L.S., & Ruoff, R.S. (2003). Direct Observation of Polymer Sheathing in Carbon Nanotube-Polycarbonate Composites. Nano Letters, 3(11), pp. 1593-1597. doi: 10.1021/nl0345973

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  • Dikin, D.A., Chen, X., Ding, W., Wagner, G., & Ruoff, R.S. (2003). Resonance vibration of amorphous SiO2 nanowires driven by mechanical or electrical field excitation. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(1), pp. 226-230. doi: 10.1063/1.1527971

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  • Agafonov, O.B., Churilov, G.E., Dikin, D.A., & Dmitriev, V.M. (2000). Superconducting thin tin film with PSCS and SNS in external microwave field. Materials Science Forum, 352, pp. 23-28. doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/msf.352.23

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  • Dikin, D.A., Churilov, G.E., Dmitriev, V.M., Zimmermann, U., & Keck, K. (1996). Conductivity of low- and high-Tc metal-type superconducting weak-links under electromagnetic field irradiation. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 46(SUPPL. 2), pp. 679-680. doi: 10.1007/BF02583647

  • Agafonov, A.B., Churilov, G.E., Dikin, D.A., & Dmitriev, V.M. (1996). Intrinsic resonance properties of thin superconducting film in non-Josephson oscillation regime. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 46(SUPPL. 2), pp. 625-626. doi: 10.1007/BF02583620

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  • DIKIN, D.A., DMITRIEV, V.M., & CHURILOV, G.E. (1994). THE BOLOMETRIC RESPONSE OF SUPERCONDUCTING FILM TO EXTERNAL IR RADIATION IN THE NON-JOSEPHSON OSCILLATION REGIME. FIZIKA NIZKIKH TEMPERATUR, 20(8), pp. 778-784. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

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