Recent Faculty Publications

The mid-infrared polarization of the Herbig Ae star WL 16: an interstellar origin?

The mid-infrared polarization of the Herbig Ae star WL 16: an interstellar origin?

H. Zhang, C.M. Telesco, E. Pantin, D. Li, C.M. Wright, N. Marinas, P. Barnes, Aigen Li, & C. Peckham
Detection of Polarized Infrared Emission by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the MWC 1080 Nebula

Detection of Polarized Infrared Emission by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the MWC 1080 Nebula

H. Zhang, C.M. Telesco, T. Hoang, Aigen Li, E. Pantin, C.M. Wright, D. Li, P. Barnes
Laser-Induced Monolithic Fabrication of Flexible ZnS/SnO2 Ultraviolet Photodetectors with Lateral Graphene Electrodes

Laser-Induced Monolithic Fabrication of Flexible ZnS/SnO2 Ultraviolet Photodetectors with Lateral Graphene Electrodes

C. Zhang, Y. Xie, H. Deng, T. Tumlin, C. Zhang, J. Su, P. Yu, and J. Lin
Spatial Convolution for Mirror Image Suppression in Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Spatial Convolution for Mirror Image Suppression in Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

M. Zhang, L. Ma, and P. Yu
Probing Nonlinear Optical Coefficients in Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes

Probing Nonlinear Optical Coefficients in Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes

Probing Nonlinear Optical Coefficients in Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes S. Khanra, K. Ghosh, F. Ferreira, W. Alves, F. Punzo, P. Yu, and S. Guha
On Graphene in the Interstellar Medium

On Graphene in the Interstellar Medium

X.H.Chen, Aigen Li, K. Zhang
Interstellar Silicon Depletion and the Ultraviolet Extinction

Interstellar Silicon Depletion and the Ultraviolet Extinction

Ajay Mishra, Aigen Li
Insight on the silver catalyst distribution during silicon nanowire array formation: an X-ray reflectivity study

Insight on the silver catalyst distribution during silicon nanowire array formation: an X-ray reflectivity study

Jesse W. Kremenak, Christopher J. Arendse, Franscious R. Cummings, Yiyao Chen, Paul F. Miceli
Electronic fitness function for screening semiconductors as thermoelectric materials

Electronic fitness function for screening semiconductors as thermoelectric materials

G. Xing, J. Sun, X. Fan, W. Zheng and D.J. Singh
Diffuse Interstellar Bands and the Ultraviolet Extinction Curves: The Missing Link Revisited

Diffuse Interstellar Bands and the Ultraviolet Extinction Curves: The Missing Link Revisited

F.Y. Xiang, Aigen Li & J.X. Zhong
On the silicate crystallinities of oxygen-rich evolved stars and their mass-loss rates

On the silicate crystallinities of oxygen-rich evolved stars and their mass-loss rates

J.M. Liu, B.W. Jiang, Aigen Li & J. Gao
Silicate Dust in Active Galactic Nuclei

Silicate Dust in Active Galactic Nuclei

Y.X. Xie, Aigen Li and L. Hao
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Protoplanetary Disks around Herbig Ae/Be and T Tauri Stars

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Protoplanetary Disks around Herbig Ae/Be and T Tauri Stars

JiYeon Seok & Aigen Li
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with Aliphatic Sidegroups: Intensity Scaling for the C-H Stretching Modes and Astrophysical Implications

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with Aliphatic Sidegroups: Intensity Scaling for the C-H Stretching Modes and Astrophysical Implications

X.J. Yang, Aigen Li, R. Glaser & J.X. Zhong
The carriers of the unidentified infrared emission features: Clues from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with aliphatic sidegroups

The carriers of the unidentified infrared emission features: Clues from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with aliphatic sidegroups

X.J. Yang, R. Glaser, Aigen Li & J.X. Zhong
On the Optical-to-silicate Extinction Ratio as a Probe of the Dust Size in Active Galactic Nuclei

On the Optical-to-silicate Extinction Ratio as a Probe of the Dust Size in Active Galactic Nuclei

Z.Z. Shao, B.W. Jiang & Aigen Li
Predicted lowest-energy structures of (a) MgPb2O3, (b) Ca/SrPb2O3, (c) BaPb2O3, (d) MgPbO2, and (e) Ca/Sr/BaPbO2 as found by first principles crystal structure search

Predicted lowest-energy structures of (a) MgPb2O3, (b) Ca/SrPb2O3, (c) BaPb2O3, (d) MgPbO2, and (e) Ca/Sr/BaPbO2 as found by first principles crystal structure search

Y. Li, L. Zhang and D.J. Singh
Single-Molecule Peptide–Lipid Affinity Assay Reveals Interplay between Solution Structure and Partitioning

Single-Molecule Peptide–Lipid Affinity Assay Reveals Interplay between Solution Structure and Partitioning

T.R. Matin, K.P. Sigdel, M. Utjesanovic, B.P. Marsh, F. Gallazzi, V.F. Smith, I. Kosztin, & G.M. King
SERS active self-assembled diphenylalanine micro/nanostructures: A combined experimental and theoretical investigation

SERS active self-assembled diphenylalanine micro/nanostructures: A combined experimental and theoretical investigation

S. Kogikoski Jr., S. Khanra, W. A. Alves, and S. Guha
Hybrid ZnO-organic semiconductor interfaces in photodetectors: A comparison of two near-infrared donor-acceptor copolymers

Hybrid ZnO-organic semiconductor interfaces in photodetectors: A comparison of two near-infrared donor-acceptor copolymers

A. Pickett, A. Mohapatra, A. Laudari, S. Khanra, T. Ram, S. Patil, and S. Guha
Poisson-like height distribution of Ag nanoislands on Si(111) 7×7

Poisson-like height distribution of Ag nanoislands on Si(111) 7×7

Yiyao Chen, M. W. Gramlich, S. T. Hayden, and P. F. Miceli
Mott metal-insulator transition in the doped Hubbard-Holstein model

Mott metal-insulator transition in the doped Hubbard-Holstein model

Jamshid Moradi Kurdestany and S. Satpathy
Theory of current-induced spin polarization in an electron gas

Theory of current-induced spin polarization in an electron gas

Cosimo Gorini, Amin Maleki Sheikhabadi, Ka Shen, Ilya V. Tokatly, Giovanni Vignale, and Roberto Raimondi
Electrically induced charge-density waves in a two-dimensional electron liquid: Effects of negative electronic compressibility

Electrically induced charge-density waves in a two-dimensional electron liquid:
Effects of negative electronic compressibility

Erica E. Hroblak, Alessandro Principi, Hui Zhao, and Giovanni Vignale
U(1)×SU(2) gauge invariance made simple for density functional approximations

U(1)×SU(2) gauge invariance made simple for density functional approximations

S. Pittalis, G. Vignale, and F. G. Eich
Effective mass of quasiparticles from thermodynamics

Effective mass of quasiparticles from thermodynamics

F. G. Eich, Markus Holzmann, G. Vignale
Transient particle current trough a quantum dot

Functional theories of thermoelectric phenomena

F. G. Eich, M. Di Ventra, and G Vignale
Sergei Kopeikin Book

Metric Theories of Gravity: Perturbations and Conservation Laws

Petrov, Alexander, Kopeikin, Sergei, Lompay, Robert, Tekin, Bayram
Properties of the antiferromagnetic selenite

Properties of the antiferromagnetic selenite MnSeO3 and its non-magnetic analogue ZnSnO3 from first principles calculations

C J Honer, M J Prosniewski, A Putatunda and David J Singh
Computational modelling of the thermoelectric properties of p-type Zintl compound CaMg2Bi2

Computational modelling of the thermoelectric properties of p-type Zintl compound CaMg2Bi2

Jifeng Sun, Jing Shuai, Zhifeng Ren, David J. Singh
The gas-to-extinction ratio and the gas distribution in the Galaxy

The gas-to-extinction ratio and the gas distribution in the Galaxy

Hui Zhu, Wenwu Tian, Aigen Li, Mengfei Zhang

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