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38. Zhang, Z.; Ding, J.; Ocko, B.M.; Lhermitte, J.; Strzalka, J.; Choi, C.-H.; Fisher, F.T.; Yager, K.G.; Black, C.T. "Nanoconfinement and Salt Synergistically Suppress Crystallization in Polyethylene Oxide" Macromolecules 2020, 53, 1494–1501. [ summarydoi ]
37. Noack, M.M.; Doerk, G.S.; Li, R.; Fukuto, M.; Yager, K.G. "Advances in Kriging-Based Autonomous X-Ray Scattering Experiments" Scientific Reports 2020, 10, 1325. [ summarydoi ]
36. Guan, Z.; Yager, K.G.; Yu, D.; Qin, H. "Multi-Label Visual Feature Learning with Attentional Aggregation" Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2020, 1, 1–9. [ summary ]
35. Nowak, S.R.; Yager, K.G. "Photothermally directed assembly of block copolymers" Advanced Materials Interfaces 2019, , 1901679. [ summarydoi ]
34. Zhang, Z.; Ding, J.; Ocko, B.M.; Fluerasu, A.; Wiegart, L.; Zhang, Y.; Kobrak, M.; Tian, Y.; Zhang, H.; Lhermitte, J.; Choi, C.-H.; Fisher, F.T.; Yager, K.G.; Black, C.T. "Nanoscale viscosity of confined polyethylene oxide" Physical Review E 2019, 100, 062503. [ summarydoi ]
33. Basutkar, M.N.; Majewski, P.W.; Doerk, G.S.; Toth, K.; Osuji, C.; Yager, K.G. "Aligned Morphologies in Near-Edge Regions of Block Copolymer Thin Films" Macromoleculs 2019, 52, 7224–7233. [ summarydoi ]
32. Noack, M.M.; Yager, K.G.; Fukuto, M.; Doerk, G.S.; Li, R.; Sethian, J.A. "A Kriging-Based Approach to Autonomous Experimentation with Applications to X-Ray Scattering" Scientific Reports 2019, 9, 11809. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - BNL top 10 2019 - LBL - Phys.org - Science Daily - lightsources - Newswise - MRS Podcast - DoE ]
31. Liu, J.; Yager, K.G. "Unwarping GISAXS data" IUCrJ 2018, 5, 737–752. [ summarydoi ] [ press: IUCrJ commentary ]
30. Guan, Z.; Qin, H.; Yager, K.G.; Choo, Y.; Yu, D. "Automatic X-ray Scattering Image Annotation via Double-View Fourier-Bessel Convolutional Networks" British Machine Vision Conference 2018, 0828, 1–10. [ summary ]
29. Choo, Y.; Majewski, P.W.; Fukuto, M.; Osuji, C.O.; Yager, K.G. "Pathway-engineering for highly-aligned block copolymer arrays" Nanoscale 2018, 10, 416–427. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - BNL top 10 2018 - CFN - Phys.org - TBR ]
28. Doerk, G.S.; Yager, K.G. "Beyond Native Block Copolymer Morphologies" Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 2017, 2, 518–538. [ summarydoi ]
27. Lhermitte, J.R.; Stein, A.; Tian, C.; Zhang, Y.; Wiegart, L.; Fluerasu, A.; Gang, O.; Yager, K.G. "Coherent amplification of X-ray scattering from meso-structures" IUCrJ 2017, 4, 604–613. [ summarydoi ]
26. Liu, J.; Lhermitte, J.; Tian, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Yu, D.; Yager, K.G. "Healing X-ray scattering images" IUCrJ 2017, 4, 455–465. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
25. Black, C.T.; Forrey, C.; Yager, K.G. "Thickness-dependence of block copolymer coarsening kinetics" Soft Matter 2017, 13, 3275–3283. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
24. Wang, B.; Yager, K.G.; Yu, Dantong; Hoai, M. "X-ray Scattering Image Classification Using Deep Learning" Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2017, 1, 697–704. [ summarydoi ] [ press: iMedPub ]
23. Lhermitte, J.R.; Tian, C.; Stein, A.; Rahman, A.; Zhang, Y.; Wiegart, L.; Fluerasu, A.; Gang, O.; Yager, K.G. "Robust X-ray angular correlations for the study of meso-structures" Journal of Applied Crystallography 2017, 50, 805–819. [ summarydoi ]
22. Rahman, A.; Majewski, P.W.; Doerk, G.; Black, C.T.; Yager, K.G. "Non-native Three-dimensional Block Copolymer Morphologies " Nature Communications 2016, 7, 13988. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - CFN - DoE - Newswise - TBR ]
21. Wang, B.; Guan, Z.; Yao, S.; Qin, H.; Nguyen, M.H.; Yager, K.G.; Yu, D. "Deep learning for analysing synchrotron data streams" New York Scientific Data Summit 2016, 16, 7747813. [ summarydoi ] [ press: iMedPub ]
20. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Rapid ordering of block copolymer thin films" Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2016, 28, 403002. [ summarydoi ]
19. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Reordering Transitions during Annealing of Block Copolymer Cylinder Phases" Soft Matter 2016, 12, 281–294. [ summarydoi ]
18. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Latent Alignment in Pathway-Dependent Ordering of Block Copolymer Thin Films" Nano Letters 2015, 15, 5221–5228. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
17. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Block Copolymer Response to Photothermal Stress Fields" Macromolecules 2015, 48, 4591–4598. [ summarydoi ]
16. Majewski, P.W.; Rahman, A.; Black, C.T.; Yager, K.G. "Arbitrary lattice symmetries via block copolymer nanomeshes" Nature Communications 2015, 6, 7448. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - BNL Lecture - video ]
15. Yager, K.G.; Forrey, C.; Singh, G.; Satija, S.K.; Page, K.A.; Patton, D.L.; Douglas, J.F.; Jones, R.L.; Karim, A. "Thermally-Induced Transition of Lamellae Orientation in Block-Copolymer Films on ‘Neutral’ Nanoparticle-Coated Substrates" Soft Matter 2015, 11, 5154–5167. [ summarydoi ]
14. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Millisecond Ordering of Block-Copolymer Films via Photo-Thermal Gradients" ACS Nano 2015, 9, 3896–3906. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
13. Yager, K.G.; Lai, E.; Black, C.T. "Self-Assembled Phases of Block Copolymer Blend Thin Films" ACS Nano 2014, 8, 10582–10588. [ summarydoi ]
12. Yager, K.G.; Majewski, P.W. "Metrics of graininess: robust quantification of grain count from the non-uniformity of scattering rings" Journal of Applied Crystallography 2014, 47, 1855–1865. [ summarydoi ]
11. Yager, K.G.; Zhang, Y.; Lu, F.; Gang, O. "Periodic lattices of arbitrary nano-objects: modeling and applications for self-assembled systems" Journal of Applied Crystallography 2014, 47, 118–129. [ summarydoi ]
10. Lu, X.; Yager, K.G.; Johnston, D.; Black, C.T.; Ocko, B.M. "Grazing-incidence transmission X-ray scattering: surface scattering in the Born approximation" Journal of Applied Crystallography 2013, 46, 165–172. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - cover ]
9. Yager, K.G.; Fredin, N.J.; Zhang, X.; Berry, B.C.; Karim, A.; Jones, R.L. "Evolution of block-copolymer order through a moving thermal zone" Soft Matter 2010, 1, 92–99. [ summarydoi ]
8. Yager, K.G.; Berry, B.C.; Page, K.; Patton, D.; Karim, A.; Amis, E.J. "Disordered Nanoparticle Interfaces for Directed Self-Assembly" Soft Matter 2009, 5, 622–628. [ summarydoi ] [ press: APS - cover ]
7. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Confinement of Surface Patterning in Azo-Polymer Thin Films" Journal of Chemical Physics 2007, 126, 094908. [ summarydoi ]
6. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Photomechanical Surface Patterning in Azo-Polymer Materials" Macromolecules 2006, 39, 9320. [ summarydoi ]
5. Yager, K.G.; Tanchak, O.M.; Godbout, C.; Fritzsche, H.; Barrett, C.J. "Photomechanical Effects in Azo-Polymers Studied by Neutron Reflectometry" Macromolecules 2006, 39, 9311. [ summarydoi ]
4. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Novel Photoswitching using Azobenzene Functional Materials" Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2006, 182, 250. [ summarydoi ]
3. Yager, K.G.; Tanchak, O.M.; Barrett, C.J.; Watson, M.J.; Fritzsche, H. "Temperature-controlled neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for study of photoactive thin films" Review of Scientific Instruments 2006, 77, 045106. [ summarydoi ]
2. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Temperature Modelling of Laser-Irradiated Azo Polymer Films" Journal of Chemical Physics 2004, 120, 1089–1096. [ summarydoi ]
1. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "All-Optical Patterning of Azo Polymer Films" Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 2001, 5, 487–494. [ summarydoi ]

Book Chapters

7. Chen-Wiegart, Y.-c. K.; Campbell, S.; Yager, K.G.; Liu, Y.; Frenkel, A.; Yang, L.; Bai, J.; McCormick, M.; Allan, D.; Basham, M. "Multi-modal Synchrotron Characterization: Modern Techniques and Data Analysis" Handbook on Big Data and Machine Learning in the Physical Sciences, Volume 2: Advanced Analysis Solutions for Leading Experimental Techniques, World Scientific 2020, Chapter 3, ISBN 978–981–120–444–9. [ summarydoi ]
6. Kulkarni, M.M.; Karim, A.; Yager, K.G. "Directed Assembly of Block Copolymer Films: Effects of Rough Substrates and Thermal Fields" Soft Matter Gradient Surfaces, Genzer, J., ed., Wiley 2012, Chapter 10, ISBN: 978– 0470522653. [ summarydoi ]
5. Mahimwalla, Z.; Yager, K.G.; Mamiya, J.-i.; Shishido, A.; Barrett, C.J. "Photo-Mechanical Azo Polymers for Light-Powered Actuation and Artificial Muscles" in Optical Nano and Micro Actuator Technology, Knopf, G.K. and Otani, Y., eds.CRC Press 2012, Chapter 4, ISBN: 978–1439840535. [ summary ]
4. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Amorphous Azobenzene Polymers for Light-Induced Surface Patterning" Smart Light-Responsive Materials: Azobenzene-Containing Polymers and Liquid Crystals, Zhao, Y. and Ikeda, T., eds. John Wiley and Sons 2008, Chapter 4, 978–0–470–17578–1. [ summarydoi ]
3. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Azobenzene Polymers for Photonic Applications" Smart Light-Responsive Materials: Azobenzene-Containing Polymers and Liquid Crystals, Zhao, Y. and Ikeda, T., eds. John Wiley and Sons 2008, Chapter 1, ISBN: 978–0–470–17578–1. [ summarydoi ]
2. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Azobenzene Polymers as Photo-Mechanical and Multifunctional Smart Materials" Intelligent Materials, Shahinpoor, M. and Schneider, H.-J., eds. Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing 2008, Chapter 17, ISBN: 978–085404–335–4. [ summarydoi ]
1. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Light-Induced Nanostructure Formation using Azobenzene Polymers" Polymeric Nanostructures and their Applications, Nalwa, H.S., ed. American Scientific Publishers 2006, Chapter 8, ISBN: 1–58883–068–3. [ summary ]