Selected peer-reviewed publications

Y. Jung, F. Han, R.E. Smalley, D. E. Luzzi. Mechanics of Neat Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Fibers Spun from Super Acid Suspensions: Microstructure Characterization and Tensile Loading Experiments. (in preparation).

P. Jaroenapibal, S. Evoy, D. E. Luzzi. Tuning the Resonant Frequency of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundle Oscillators Through Electron Beam-Induced Crosslink Formations. (Submitted 2006)

R. M. Russo, E. J. Mele, C. L. Kane, I. V. Rubtsov, M. J. Therien, and D. E. Luzzi. One-dimensional diffusion-limited relaxation of photoexcitations in suspensions of single-walled carbon nanotubes. Phys. Rev. B. 74, 041405(R) (2006).

P. Jaroenapibal*, C. Y. Nam*, D. Tham, D. E. Luzzi, S. Evoy, J. E. Fischer. Diameter-dependent Electromechanical Properties of GaN Nanowires. Nano Lett. 6(2), 153 (2006).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, S. Paulson, A. T. Johnson, and D. E. Luzzi. Electron Beam Induced Strcutural Transformations of SWNTs and DWNTs Grown on Si3N4/Si Substrates. J. Nanosci Nanotech., 6, 1 (2006).

Y. Kim and D. E. Luzzi. Purification of Pulsed Laser Synthesized Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Magnetic Filtration. J. of Phys. Chem. B. 109, 16636 (2005).

P. Jaroenapibal, S. B. Chikkannanavar, D. E. Luzzi, S. Evoy. Nanomechanical resonance studies of carbon nanotube peapod bundles. J. Appl. Phys., 98, 044301 (2005).

S. Evoy, M. Riegelman, N. Naguib, H.Ye, P. Jaroenapibal, D. E. Luzzi, and Y. Gogotsi. Dielectrophoretic Assembly of Carbon Nanotube Nanoelectromechanical Devices. IEEE-Trans Nano. 4, 570, (2005).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, S. Paulson, A. T. Johnson, and D. E. Luzzi. Synthesis of peapods using substrate grown SWNTs and DWNTs: An enabling step towards peapod devices. Nano. Lett., 5, 151-155 (2005).

P. Jaroenapibal, D. E. Luzzi, S. Evoy, and S. Arepalli. Transmission-electron-microscopic studies of mechanical properties of single-walled carbon nanotube bundles. Appl. Phys. Lett., 85, 4328-4330 (2004).

J. Slone, D. E. Luzzi, A. I. Kirkland, J. L. Hutchison, M. L.H. Green. Imaging and Characterization of Molecules and One-Dimensional Crystals Formed within Carbon Nanotubes. Mat. Res. Soc., 29(4) 265-271 (2004).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, A. Taubert, and D. E. Luzzi. Filling Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes with d- and f-Metal Chloride and Metal Nanowires. J. Nanosci.& Nanotech, 3, 159-163, (2003).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, A. Govindaraj, P. V. Vanitha, A. K. Raychaudhari and C. N. R. Rao. Barkhausen jumps and related magnetic properties of iron nanowires encapsulated in aligned carbon nanotube bundles. Chem. Phys. Lett., 362, 301-306, (2002).

J. Vavro, M. C. Llaguno, S. B. Chikkannanavar, D. E. Luzzi and J. E. Fischer. Electrical and Thermal Properties of C60-filled Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes. Appl. Phys. Lett., 80, 1450-1452, (2002).

D. J. Hornbaker, S.-J. Khang, S. Misra, B. W. Smith, A. T. Johnson, E. J. Mele, D. E. Luzzi, A. Yazdani. Mapping the one-dimensional electronic states of nanotube peapod structures. Science 295, 828 (2002).

B. W. Smith, R. M. Russo, S. B. Chikkannanavar, and D. E. Luzzi. High-yield synthesis and one-dimensional structure of C60@SWNT. J. Appl. Phys. 91, 9333-9340 (2002).

M. Monthioux, B. W. Smith, B. Burteaux, D. E. Luzzi, A. Claye, J. E. Fischer. Sensitivity of single-wall carbon nanotubes to chemical processing: an electron microscopy investigation. Carbon 39, 1251-1272, (2001).

B. W. Smith, and D. E. Luzzi. Electron irradiation effects in single wall carbon nanotubes. J. Appl. Phys. 90, 3509-3515, (2001).

B. W. Smith, and D. E. Luzzi. Formation mechanism of fullerene peapods and coaxial tubes: a path to large scale synthesis. Chem. Phys. Lett. 321, 169 (2000).

B. W. Smith, Z. Benes, D. E. Luzzi, J. E. Fischer, D. E. Walters, M. J. Casavant, J. Schmidt, and R. E. Smalley. Structural anisotropy of magnetically aligned single wall carbon nanotube films. Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 663-665 (2000).

B. W. Smith, D. E. Luzzi, and Y. Achiba. Tumbling atoms and evidence for charge transfer in La2@C80@SWNT. Chem. Phys. Lett. 331, 137 (2000).

B. Burteaux, A. Claye, B. W. Smith, M. Monthioux, D. E. Luzzi, and J. E. Fischer. Abundance of encapsulated C60 in single wall carbon nanotubes. Chem. Phys. Lett. 310, 21-26 (1999).

B. W. Smith, M. Monthioux, and D. E. Luzzi. Carbon nanotube encapsulated fullerenes: a unique class of hybrid materials. Chem. Phys. Lett. 315, 31-36 (1999).

B. W. Smith, M. Monthioux, and D. E. Luzzi. Encapsulated C60 in carbon nanotubes. Nature 396, 323 (1998).

Selected conference proceedings

P. Jaroenapibal, D. E. Luzzi, S. Evoy. In-situ nanomechanical studies of carbon nanotube bundles. Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, p. 260.

L. Pan, D. E. Luzzi. Microscopic and Quantitative Investigations on PST Ti-Al / Ti Reaction Diffusion Couples. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 753, BB4.5.1 (2003).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, A. Taubert, D. E. Luzzi. Filling single wall carbon nanotubes with metal chloride and metal nanowires and imaging with scanning transmission electron microscopy. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 706, Z6.23.1 (2002).

S. B. Chikkannanavar, B. W. Smith, R. M. Russo, F. Stercel, D. E. Luzzi. Processing of single wall carbon nanotubes and implications for filling experiments. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 706, Z2.7.1 (2002).

F. Stercel, N. M. Nemes, J. E. Fischer, D. E. Luzzi. Single wall carbon nanotubes filled with metallocenes: a first example of non-fullerene peapods. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 706, Z7.8.1 (2002).

B. W. Smith, R. Russo, S. B. Chikkannanavar, F. Stercel, D. E. Luzzi. Reproducible synthesis of C60@SWNT in 90% yields. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 706, Z3.13.1 (2002).

B. W. Smith, R. Russo, S. B. Chikkannanavar, F. Stercel, D. E. Luzzi. Structure and properties of C60@SWNT. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 706, Z6.20.1 (2002).

L. Pan, D. E. Luzzi. Interdiffusion and Phase Behavior in Polysynthetically Twinned (PST) TiAl / Ti Diffusion Couples. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 646, N5.53.1 (2001).

W. Zhao, D. E. Luzzi. Characterizations of Lamellar Interfaces and Segregations in a PST-TiAl Intermetallic Alloy by an Analytical Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 652, Y10.4.1 (2001).

R. Russo, B. W. Smith, S. B. Chikkannanavar, D. E. Luzzi, H. C. Dorn. Encapsulated Molecules in Carbon Nanotubes: Structure and Properties. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 675, W1.3.1 (2001).