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51. Early, J.T.; Yager, K.G.; Lodge, T.P. "Direct Observation of Micelle Fragmentation via In Situ Liquid-Phase Transmission Electron Microscopy" ACS Macro Letters 2020, 9, 756–761. [ summarydoi ]
50. Shi, L.-Y.; Lan, J.; Lee, S.; Cheng, L.-C.; Yager, K.G.; Ross, C.A. "Vertical Lamellae Formed by Two-Step Annealing of a Rod–Coil Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymer Thin Film" ACS Nano 2020, 14, 4289–4297. [ summarydoi ]
49. Doerk, G.S.; Li, R.; Fukuto, M.; Yager, K.G. "Wet Brush Homopolymers as “Smart Solvents” for Rapid, Large Period Block Copolymer Thin Film Self-Assembly" Macromolecules 2020, 53, 1098–1113. [ summarydoi ]
48. Tian, Y.; Lhermitte, J.R.; Bain, L.; Vo, T.; Xin, H.L.; Li, H.; Li, R.; Fukuto, M.; Yager, K.G.; Kahn, J.S.; Minevich, B.; Kumar, S.K.; Gang, O. "Ordered three-dimensional nanomaterials using DNA-prescribed and valence-controlled material voxels" Nature Materials 2020, TBD, TBD. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - ScienceDaily ]
47. Nowak, S.R.; Yager, K.G. "Photothermally directed assembly of block copolymers" Advanced Materials Interfaces 2019, , 1901679. [ summarydoi ]
46. Krook, N.M.; Tabedzki, C.; Elbert, K.C.; Yager, K.G.; Murray, C.B.; Riggleman, R.A.; Composto, R.J. "Experiments and Simulations Probing Local Domain Bulge and String Assembly of Aligned Nanoplates in a Lamellar Diblock Copolymer" Macromolecules 2019, 52, 8989–8999. [ summarydoi ]
45. 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 ]
44. Lu, F.; Vo, T.; Zhang, Y.; Frenkel, A.; Yager, K.G.; Kumar, S.; Gang, O. "Unusual packing of soft-shelled nanocubes" Science Advances 2019, 5, eaaw2399. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - Science Daily - Materials Today ]
43. Lee, S.; Cheng, L.-C.; Yager, K.G.; Mumtaz, M.; Aissou, K.; Ross, C.A. "In Situ Study of ABC Triblock Terpolymer Self-Assembly under Solvent Vapor Annealing" Macromolecules 2019, 52, 1853–1863. [ summarydoi ]
42. Shi, L.-Y.; Lee, S.; Cheng, L.-C.; Huang, H.; Liao, F.; Ran, R.; Yager, K.G.; Ross, C.A. "Thin Film Self-Assembly of a Silicon-Containing Rod–Coil Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymer" Macromolecules 2019, 52, 679–689. [ summarydoi ]
41. Liao, F.; Shi, L.-Y.; Cheng, L.-C.; Lee, S.; Ran, R.; Yager, K.G.; Ross, C.A. "Self-assembly of a silicon-containing side-chain liquid crystalline block copolymer in bulk and in thin films: kinetic pathway of a cylinder to sphere transition" Nanoscale 2019, 11, 285–293. [ summarydoi ]
40. Doerk, G.S.; Li, R.; Fukuto, M.; Rodriguez, A.; Yager, K.G. "Thickness Dependent Ordering Kinetics in Cylindrical Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Ternary Blends" Macromolecules 2018, 51, 10259–10270. [ summarydoi ]
39. Cheng, L.-C.; Gadelrab, K.R.; Kawamoto, K.; Yager, K.G.; Johnson, J.A.; Alexander-Katz, A.; Ross, C.A. "Templated Self-assembly of a PS-branch-PDMS Bottlebrush Copolymer" Nano Letters 2018, 18, 4360–4369. [ summarydoi ]
38. Lee, S.; Cheng, L.-C.; Gadelrab, K.R.; Ntetsikas, K.; Moschovas, D.; Yager, K.G.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Alexander-Katz, A.; Ross, C.A. "Double-Layer Morphologies from a Silicon-Containing ABA Triblock Copolymer" ACS Nano 2018, 12, 6193–6202. [ summarydoi ]
37. Zhang, C.; Cavicchi, K.A.; Li, R.; Yager, K.G.; Fukuto, M.; Vogt, B.D. "Thickness Limit for Alignment of Block Copolymer Films Using Solvent Vapor Annealing with Shear" Macromolecules 2018, 51, 4213–4219. [ summarydoi ]
36. 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 ]
35. Doerk, G.S.; Yager, K.G. "Rapid Ordering in “Wet Brush” Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Ternary Blends" ACS Nano 2017, 11, 12326–12336. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - CFN - Phys.org - ScienceDaily ]
34. Basutkar, M.N.; Samant, S.; Strzalka, J.; Yager, K.G.; Singh, G.; Karim, A. "Through-thickness Vertically Ordered Lamellar Block Copolymer Thin Films on Unmodified Quartz with Cold Zone Annealing" Nano Letters 2017, 17, 7814–7823. [ summarydoi ]
33. Doerk, G.S.; Yager, K.G. "Beyond Native Block Copolymer Morphologies" Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 2017, 2, 518–538. [ summarydoi ]
32. Black, C.T.; Forrey, C.; Yager, K.G. "Thickness-dependence of block copolymer coarsening kinetics" Soft Matter 2017, 13, 3275–3283. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
31. Rokhlenko, Y.; Majewski, P.W.; Larson, S.R.; Gopalan, P.; Yager, K.G.; Osuji, C.O. "Implications of Grain Size Variation in Magnetic Field Alignment of Block Copolymer Blends" ACS Macro Letters 2017, 6, 404–409. [ summarydoi ]
30. 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 ]
29. Samant, S.; Strzalka, J.; Yager, K.G.; Kisslinger, K.; Grolman, D.; Basutkar, M.; Salunke, N.; Singh, G.; Berry, B.; Karim, A. "Ordering Pathway of Block Copolymers under Dynamic Thermal Gradients Studied by in Situ GISAXS" Macromolecules 2016, 49, 8633–8642. [ summarydoi ]
28. Bai, W.; Yager, K.G.; Ross, C.A. "In situ GISAXS study of a Si-containing block copolymer under solvent vapor annealing: Effects of molecular weight and solvent vapor composition" Polymer 2016, 101, 176–183. [ summarydoi ]
27. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Rapid ordering of block copolymer thin films" Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2016, 28, 403002. [ summarydoi ]
26. Stein, A.; Wright, G.; Yager, K.G.; Doerk G.S.; Black, C.T. "Selective directed self-assembly of coexisting morphologies using block copolymer blends" Nature Communications 2016, 7, 12366. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - video - DoE - Newswise ]
25. Samant, S.P.; Grabowski, C.A.; Kisslinger, K.; Yager, K.G.; Yuan, G.; Satija, S.K.; Durstock, M.F.; Raghavan, D.; Karim, A. "Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers for High Breakdown Strength Polymer Film Capacitors" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 7966–7976. [ summarydoi ]
24. Liu, W.; Tagawa, M.; Xin, H.L.; Wang, T.; Emamy, H. Li, H.; Yager, K.G.; Starr, F.W.; Tkachenko, A.V.; Gang, O. "Diamond family of nanoparticle superlattices" Science 2016, 351, 582–586. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - CFN - DoE - Phys.org - Science ]
23. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Reordering Transitions during Annealing of Block Copolymer Cylinder Phases" Soft Matter 2016, 12, 281–294. [ summarydoi ]
22. Rokhlenko, Y.; Gopinadhan, M.; Osuji, C.O.; Zhang, K.; O’Hern, C.S.; Larson, S.R.; Gopalan, P.; Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Magnetic Alignment of Block Copolymer Microdomains by Intrinsic Chain Anisotropy" Physical Review Letters 2015, 115, 258302. [ summarydoi ] [ press: APS ]
21. Bai, W.; Yager, K.G.; Ross, C.A. "In Situ Characterization of the Self-Assembly of a Polystyrene–Polydimethylsiloxane Block Copolymer during Solvent Vapor Annealing" Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8574–8584. [ summarydoi ]
20. 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 ]
19. Majewski, P.W.; Yager, K.G. "Block Copolymer Response to Photothermal Stress Fields" Macromolecules 2015, 48, 4591–4598. [ summarydoi ]
18. 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 ]
17. 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 ]
16. Lu, F.; Yager, K.G.; Zhang, Y.; Xin, H.; Gang, O. "Superlattices assembled through shape-induced directional binding" Nature Communications 2015, 6, 6912. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - DoE ]
15. 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 ]
14. Yager, K.G.; Lai, E.; Black, C.T. "Self-Assembled Phases of Block Copolymer Blend Thin Films" ACS Nano 2014, 8, 10582–10588. [ summarydoi ]
13. Srivastava, S.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Fukuto, M.; Halverson, J.D.; Tkachenko, A.V.; Yager, K.G.; Gang, O. "Two-Dimensional DNA-Programmable Assembly of Nanoparticles at Liquid Interfaces" Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 8323–8332. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
12. Zhang, X.; Yager, K.G.; Douglas, J.F.; Karim, A. "Suppression of target patterns in domain aligned cold-zone annealed block copolymer films with immobilized film-spanning nanoparticles" Soft Matter 2014, 10, 3656–3666. [ summarydoi ]
11. Zhang, Y.; Lu, F.; Yager, K.G.; van der Leli, D.; Gang, O. "A general strategy for the DNA-mediated self-assembly of functional nanoparticles into heterogeneous systems" Nature Nanotechnology 2013, 8, 865–872. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - BNL Lecture - video ]
10. Vial, S.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Yager, K.G.; Tkachenko, A.V.; Gang, O. "Linear Mesostructures in DNA–Nanorod Self-Assembly" ACS Nano 2013, 7, 5437–5445. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
9. Singh, G.; Batra, S.; Zhang, R.; Yuan, H.; Yager, K.G.; Cakmak, M.; Berry, B.; Karim, A. "Large-Scale Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Vertically Oriented Block Copolymer Thin Films" ACS Nano 2013, 7, 5291–5299. [ summarydoi ]
8. Singh, G.; Yager, K.G.; Berry, B.; Kim, H.-C.; Karim, A. "Dynamic Thermal Field-Induced Gradient Soft-Shear for Highly Oriented Block Copolymer Thin Films" ACS Nano 2012, 6 (11), 10335–10342. [ summarydoi ]
7. Kulkarni, M.M.; Yager, K.G.; Sharma, A.; Karim, A. "Combinatorial Block Copolymer Ordering on Tunable Rough Substrates" Macromolecules 2012, 45, 4303–4314. [ summarydoi ]
6. Forrey, C.; Yager, K.G.; Broadaway, S.P. "Molecular Dynamics Study of the Role of the Free Surface on Block Copolymer Thin Film Morphology and Alignment" ACS Nano 2011, 5, 2895–2907. [ summarydoi ]
5. Zhang, X.; Yager, K.G.; Fredin, N.J.; Ro, H.W.; Jones, R.L.; Karim, A.; Douglas, J.F. "Thermally Reversible Surface Morphology Transition in Thin Diblock Copolymer Films" ACS Nano 2010, 7, 3653–3660. [ summarydoi ]
4. 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 ]
3. Zhang, X.; De Paoli Lacerda, S.H.; Yager, K.G.; Berry, B.C.; Douglas, J.F.; Jones, R.L.; Karim, A. "Target Patterns Induced by Fixed Nanoparticles in Block Copolymer Films" ACS Nano 2009, 3, 2115–2120. [ summarydoi ]
2. 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 ]
1. Zhang, X.; Berry, B.C.; Yager, K.G.; Kim, S.; Jones, R.L.; Satija, S.; Pickel, D.L.; Douglas, J.F.; Karim, A. "Surface Morphology Diagram for Cylinder-Forming Block Copolymer Thin Films" ACS Nano 2008, 2, 2331–2341. [ summarydoi ]

Machine-learning

14. 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 ]
13. 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 ]
12. Huang, X.; Jamonnak, S.; Zhao, Y.; Wang, B.; Nguyen, M.H.; Yager, K.G.; Xu, W. "Visual Understanding of Multiple Attributes Learning Model of X-Ray Scattering Images" International Conference on Computer Vision 2019, 2019, 24. [ summary ]
11. Guan, Z.; Tsai, E.H.R.; Huang, X.; Yager, K.G.; Qin, H. "PtychoNet: Fast and High Quality Phase Retrieval for Ptychography" British Machine Vision Conference 2019, 2019, 278. [ summary ] [ press: CFN ]
10. 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 ]
9. Diwan, R.; Rizvi, A.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Katramatos, D.; Yager, K.G. "Application of Analysis on the Wire to Streaming NSLS-II Beamline Data " New York Scientific Data Summit 2019, 18, 8538955. [ summarydoi ]
8. 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 ]
7. Sahu, P.; Yu, D.; Yager, K.G.; Dasari, M.; Qin, H. "In-Operando Tracking and Prediction of Transition in Material System using LSTM" Workshop on Autonomous Infrastructure for Science 2018, 1, 1–4. [ summarydoi ]
6. Zhong, W.; Xu, W.; Yager, K.G.; Doerk, G.S.; Zhao, J.; Tian, Y.; Ha, S.; Xie, C.; Zhong, Y.; Mueller, K.; Kleese van Dam, K. "MultiSciView: Multivariate Scientific X-ray Image Visual Exploration with Cross-Data Space Views" Visual Informatics 2018, 2, 14–25. [ summarydoi ]
5. Meister, N.; Guan, Z.; Wang, J.; Lashley, R.; Liu, J.; Lhermitte, J.; Yager, K.G.; Qin, H.; Yu, D. "Robust and scalable deep learning for X-ray synchrotron image analysis" New York Scientific Data Summit 2017, 17, 8085045. [ summarydoi ]
4. 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 ]
3. 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 ]
2. Huang, H.; Yoo, S.; Kaznatcheev, K.; Yager, K.G.; Lu, F.; Yu, D.; Gang, O. Fluerasu, A.; Qin, H. "Diffusion-based Clustering Analysis of Coherent X-ray Scattering Patterns of Self-assembled Nanoparticles " Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 2014, 29, 85–90. [ summarydoi ]
1. Kiapour, M.H.; Yager, K.G.; Berg, A.C.; Berg, T.L. "Materials discovery: Fine-grained classification of X-ray scattering images " Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2014, 1, 933–940. [ summarydoi ] [ press: iMedPub ]

Scattering Methods Development

11. Chen-Wiegart, Y.-C.K.; Waluyo, I.; Kiss, A.; Campbell, S.; Yang, L.; Dooryhee, E.; Trelewicz, J.R.; Li, Y.; Gates, B.; Rivers, M.; Yager, K.G. "Multimodal Synchrotron Approach: Research Needs and Scientific Vision" Synchrotron Radiation News 2020, 33, 44–47. [ summarydoi ]
10. Wiegart, L.; Doerk, G.S.; Fukuto, M.; Lee, S.; Li, R.; Marom, G.; Noack, M.M.; Osuji, C.O.; Rafailovich, M.H.; Sethian, J.A.; Shmueli, Y.; Torres Arango, M.; Toth, K.; Yager, K.G.; Pindak, R. "Instrumentation for In situ/Operando X-ray Scattering Studies of Polymer Additive Manufacturing Processes" Synchrotron Radiation News 2019, 32, 20–27. [ summarydoi ]
9. Liu, J.; Yager, K.G. "Unwarping GISAXS data" IUCrJ 2018, 5, 737–752. [ summarydoi ] [ press: IUCrJ commentary ]
8. 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 ]
7. 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 ]
6. 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 ]
5. 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 ]
4. 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 ]
3. 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 ]
2. 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 ]
1. Harroun, T.A.; Fritzsche, H.; Watson, M.J.; Yager, K.G.; Tanchak, O.M.; Barrett, C.J.; Katsaras, J. "Variable temperature, relative humidity (0%–100%), and liquid neutron reflectometry sample cell suitable for polymeric and biomimetic materials" Review of Scientific Instruments 2005, 76, 065101. [ summarydoi ]

Photo-responsive Materials

8. Mahimwalla, Z.; Yager, K.G.; Mamiya, J.-i.; Shishido, A.; Priimagi, A.; Barrett, C.J. "Azobenzene photomechanics: prospects and potential applications" Polymer Bulletin 2012, 69 (8), 967–1006. [ summarydoi ]
7. Barrett, C.J.; Mamiya, J.; Yager, K.G.; Ikeda, T. "Photo-mechanical Effects in Azobenzene-containing Soft Materials" Soft Matter 2007, 3, 1249–1261. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
6. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Confinement of Surface Patterning in Azo-Polymer Thin Films" Journal of Chemical Physics 2007, 126, 094908. [ summarydoi ]
5. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Photomechanical Surface Patterning in Azo-Polymer Materials" Macromolecules 2006, 39, 9320. [ summarydoi ]
4. 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 ]
3. Yager, K.G.; Barrett, C.J. "Novel Photoswitching using Azobenzene Functional Materials" Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2006, 182, 250. [ 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 ]

Materials

54. 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 ]
53. Toth, K.; Osuji, C.O.; Yager, K.G.; Doerk, G.S. "Electrospray Deposition Tool: Creating Compositionally Gradient Libraries of Nanomaterials" Review of Scientific Instruments 2020, 91, 013701. [ summarydoi ]
52. 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 ]
51. Elbert, K.C.; Vo, T.; Krook, N.M.; Zygmunt, W.; Park, J.; Yager, K.G.; Composto, R.J.; Glotzer, S.C.; Murray, C.B. "Dendrimer Ligand Directed Nanoplate Assembly" ACS Nano 2019, 13, 14241–14251. [ summarydoi ]
50. Wang, C.; Wiener, C.G.; Fukuto, M.; Li, R.; Yager, K.G.; Weiss, R.A.; Vogt, B.D. "Strain rate dependent nanostructure of hydrogels with reversible hydrophobic associations during uniaxial extension" Soft Matter 2019, 15, 227–236. [ summarydoi ]
49. Liu, W.; Carr, A.J.; Yager, K.G.; Routh, A.F.; Bhatia, S.R. "Sandwich layering in binary nanoparticle films and effect of size ratio on stratification behavior" Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2019, 538, 209–217. [ summarydoi ]
48. Mok, J.W.; Hu, Z.; Sun, C.; Barth, I.; Muñoz, R.; Jackson, J.; Terlier, T.; Yager, K.G.; Verduzco, R. "Network-Stabilized Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics" Chemistry of Materials 2018, 30, 8314–8321. [ summarydoi ] [ press: Rice - BNL ]
47. Zarubin, V.A.; Li, T.-D.; Humagain, S.; Ji, H.; Yager, K.G.; Greenbaum, S.G.; Vuong, L.T. "Improved Anisotropic Thermoelectric Behavior of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):Poly(styrenesulfonate) via Magnetophoresis" ACS Omega 2018, 3, 12554–12561. [ summarydoi ]
46. Carr, A.; Liu, W.; Yager, K.G.; Routh, A.F.; Bhatia, S.R. "Evidence of stratification in binary colloidal films from microbeam X-ray scattering: Toward optimizing the evaporative assembly processes for coatings" ACS Applied Nano Materials 2018, 1, 4211. [ summarydoi ]
45. Kobrak, M.N.; Yager, K.G. "X-Ray scattering and physicochemical studies of trialkylamine/carboxylic acid mixtures: nanoscale structure in pseudoprotic ionic liquids and related solutions" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 18639–18646. [ summarydoi ]
44. Gilmore, R.H.; Winslow, S.W.; Lee, E.M.Y.; Ashner, M.N.; Yager, K.G.; Willard, A.P. Tisdale, W.A. "Inverse Temperature Dependence of Charge Carrier Hopping in Quantum Dot Solids" ACS Nano 2018, 12, 7741. [ summarydoi ]
43. De France, K.J.; Yager, K.G.; Chant, K.J.W.; Corbett, B.; Cranston, E.D.; Hoare, T. "Injectable Anisotropic Nanocomposite Hydrogels Direct In Situ Growth and Alignment of Myotubes" Nano Letters 2017, 17, 6487–6495. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
42. Ye,C.; Wang, C.; Wang, J.; Wiener, C.G.; Xia, X.; Cheng, S.Z.D.; Li, R.; Yager, K.G.; Fukuto, M.; Vogt, B.D. "Rapid Assessment of Crystal Orientation in Semi-Crystalline Polymer Films using Rotational Zone Annealing and Impact of Orientation on Mechanical Properties " Soft Matter 2017, 13, 7074–7084. [ summarydoi ]
41. Bhaway, S.M; Qiang, Z.; Xia, Y.; Xia, X.; Lee, B.; Yager, K.G.; Zhang, L.; Kisslinger, K.; Chen, Y.-M.; Liu, K.; Zhu, Y.; Vogt, B.D. "Operando Grazing Incidence Small-Angle X-ray Scattering/X-ray Diffraction of Model Ordered Mesoporous Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes" ACS Nano 2017, 11, 1443–1454. [ summarydoi ]
40. Goh, T.; Huang, J.-S.; Yager, K.G.; Sfeir, M.Y.; Nam, C.-Y.; Tong, X.; Guard, L.M.; Melvin, P.R.; Antonio, F.; Bartolome, B.G.; Lee, M.L.; Hazari, N.; Taylor, A.D. "Quaternary Organic Solar Cells Enhanced by Cocrystalline Squaraines with Power Conversion Efficiencies >10%" Advanced Energy Materials 2016, 6, 1600660. [ summarydoi ]
39. De France, K.J.; Yager, K.G.; Hoare, T.; Cranston, E.D. "Cooperative Ordering and Kinetics of Cellulose Nanocrystal Alignment in a Magnetic Field" Langmuir 2016, 32, 7564–7571. [ summarydoi ] [ press: CFN - cover ]
38. Kim, B.; Chiu, C.-Y.; Kang, S. J.; Kim, K. S.; Lee, G.-H.; Chen, Z.; Ahn, S.; Yager, K.G.; Ciston, J.; Nuckolls, C.; Schiros, T. "Vertically grown nanowire crystals of dibenzotetrathienocoronene (DBTTC) on large-area graphene" RSC Advances 2016, 6, 59582–59589. [ summarydoi ]
37. Smith, K.A.; Lin, Y.-H.; Mok, J.W.; Yager, K.G.; Strzalka, J.; Nie, W.; Mohite, A.D.; Verduzco, R. "Molecular Origin of Photovoltaic Performance in Donor-block-Acceptor All-Conjugated Block Copolymers" Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8346–8353. [ summarydoi ]
36. Bizien, T.;Ameline, J.-C.; Yager, K.G.; Marchi, V.; Artzner, F. "Self-Organization of Quantum Rods Induced by Lipid Membrane Corrugations" Langmuir 2015, 31, 12148–12154. [ summarydoi ]
35. Mok, J.W.; Lin, Y.-H.; Yager, K.G.; Mohite, A.D.; Nie, W.; Darling, S.B.; Lee, Y.; Gomez, E.; Gosztola, D.; Shcaller, R.D.; Verduzco, R. "Linking Group Influences Charge Separation and Recombination in All-Conjugated Block Copolymer Photovoltaics" Advanced Functional Materials 2015, 25, 5578–5585. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
34. Page, K.A.; Shin, J.W.; Eastman, S.A.; Rowe, B.W.; Kim, S.; Kusoglu, A.; Yager, K.G.; Stafford, G.R. "In Situ Method for Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Nafion Thin Films during Hydration Cycles" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7, 17874–17883. [ summarydoi ]
33. Fischer, F.S.U.; Trefz, D.; Back, J.; Kayunki, N.; Tornow, B.; Albrecht, S.; Yager, K.G.; Singh, G.; Karim, A.; Neher, D.; Brinkmann, M.; Ludwigs, S. "Highly Crystalline Films of PCPDTBT with Branched Side Chains by Solvent Vapor Crystallization: Influence on Opto-Electronic Properties" Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 1223–1228. [ summarydoi ]
32. Lu, X.; Hlaing, H.; Nam, C.-Y.; Yager, K.G.; Black, C.T.; Ocko, B.M. "Molecular Orientation and Performance of Nanoimprinted Polymer-based Blend Thin Film Solar Cells" Chemistry of Materials 2015, 27, 60–66. [ summarydoi ]
31. Weidman, M.C.; Yager, K.G.; Tisdale, W.A. "Interparticle Spacing and Structural Ordering in Superlattice PbS Nanocrystal Solids Undergoing Ligand Exchange" Chemistry of Materials 2015, 27, 474–482. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
30. Li, F.; Yager, K.G.; Dawson, N.M.; Jiang, Y.-Bi.; Malloy, K.J.; Qin, Y. "Nano-Structuring Polymer/Fullerene Composites through the Interplay of Conjugated Polymer Crystallization, Block Copolymer Self-Assembly and Complementary Hydrogen Bonding Interactions" Polymer Chemistry 2015, 6, 721–731. [ summarydoi ]
29. Cativo, H.M.; Kim, D.K.; Riggleman, R.A.; Yager, K.G.; Nonnenmann, S.S.; Chao, H.; Bonnell, D.A.; Black, C.T.; Kagan, C.R.; Park, S.-J. "Air–Liquid Interfacial Self-Assembly of Conjugated Block Copolymers into Ordered Nanowire Arrays" ACS Nano 2014, 8, 12755–12762. [ summarydoi ]
28. Bhaway, S.M.; Kisslinger, K.; Zhang, L.; Yager, K.G.; Schmitt, A.L.; Mahanthappa, M.K.; Karim, A.; Vogt, B.D. "Mesoporous Carbon–Vanadium Oxide Films by Resol-Assisted, Triblock Copolymer-Templated Cooperative Self-Assembly" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014, 6, 19288–19298. [ summarydoi ]
27. Kim, C.-H.; Hlaing, H.; Payne, M.M.; Yager, K.G.; Bonnassieux, Y.; Horowitz, G.; Anthony, J.E.; Kymissis, I. "Strongly Correlated Alignment of Fluorinated 5,11-Bis(triethylgermylethynyl)anthradithiophene Crystallites in Solution-Processed Field-Effect Transistors" ChemPhysChem 2014, 15, 2913–2916. [ summarydoi ]
26. Li, F.; Yager, K.G.; Dawson, N.M.; Jian, Y.-B.; Malloy, K.J.; Qin, Y. "Stable and Controllable Polymer/Fullerene Composite Nanofibers through Cooperative Noncovalent Interactions for Organic Photovoltaics" Chemistry of Materials 2014, 26, 3747–3756. [ summarydoi ]
25. Smith, K.A.; Stewart, B.; Yager, K.G.; Strzalka, J.; Verduzco, R. "Control of all-conjugated block copolymer crystallization via thermal and solvent annealing" Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2014, 52, 900–906. [ summarydoi ]
24. Lin, Y.-H.; Yager, K.G.; Stewart, B.; Verduzco, R. "Lamellar and liquid crystal ordering in solvent-annealed all-conjugated block copolymers " Soft Matter 2014, 10, 3817–3825. [ summarydoi ]
23. Krejci, A.J.; Yager, K.G.; Ruggiero, C.; Dickerson, J.H. "X-ray scattering as a liquid and solid phase probe of ordering within sub-monolayers of iron oxide nanoparticles fabricated by electrophoretic deposition" Nanoscale 2014, 6, 4047–4051. [ summarydoi ]
22. Chul-Ho Lee, C.-H.; Schiros, T.; Santos, E.J.G.; Kim, B.; Yager, K.G.;Kang, S.J.; Lee, S.; Yu, J.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Hone, J.; Kaxiras, E.; Nuckolls, C.; Kim, P. "Epitaxial Growth of Molecular Crystals on van der Waals Substrates for High-Performance Organic Electronics" Advanced Materials 2014, 26, 2812–2817. [ summarydoi ]
21. Johnston, D.E.; Yager, K.G.; Hlaing, H.; Lu, X.; Ocko, B.M.; Black, C.T. "Nanostructured Surfaces Frustrate Polymer Semiconductor Molecular Orientation" ACS Nano 2014, 8, 243–249. [ summarydoi ]
20. Smith, K.A.; Pickel, D.L.; Yager, K.G.; Kisslinger, K.; Verduzco, R. "Conjugated block copolymers via functionalized initiators and click chemistry" Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2014, 52, 154–163. [ summarydoi ]
19. Li, F.; Yager, K.G.; Dawson, N.M.; Yang, J.; Malloy, K.J.; Qin, Y. "Complementary Hydrogen Bonding and Block Copolymer Self-Assembly in Cooperation toward Stable Solar Cells with Tunable Morphologies" Macromolecules 2013, 46, 9021–9031. [ summarydoi ]
18. Xue, J.; Singh, G.; Qiang, Z.; Yager, K.G.; Karim, A.; Vogt, B.D. "Facile control of long range orientation in mesoporous carbon films with thermal zone annealing velocity" Nanoscale 2013, 5, 12440–12447. [ summarydoi ]
17. Kim, S.; Dura, J.A.; Page, K.A.; Rowe, B.W.; Yager, K.G.; Soles, C.L. "Surface-Induced Nanostructure and Water Transport of Thin Proton-Conducting Polymer Films" Macromolecules 2013, 46, 5630–5637. [ summarydoi ]
16. Kelly, J.G.; He, W.; Somarajan, S.; Yager, K.G.; Dickerson, J.H. "Wide angle x-ray diffraction studies of nanocrystalline lead europium sulfide" Materials Letters 2012, 89, 198–201. [ summarydoi ]
15. Eastman, S.A.; Yager, K.G.; Kim, S.; Page, K.A.; Rowe, B.W.; Kang, S.; Soles, C.L. "Effect of Confinement on Structure, Water Solubility, and Water Transport in Nafion Thin Films" Macromolecules 2012, 45 (19), 7920–7930. [ summarydoi ]
14. Singh, G.; Yager, K.G.; Smilgies, D.-M.; Kulkarni, M.M.; Bucknall, D.G.; Karim, A. "Tuning Molecular Relaxation for Vertical Orientation in Cylindrical Block Copolymer Films via Sharp Dynamic Zone Annealing" Macromolecules 2012, 17, 7107–7117. [ summarydoi ]
13. Allen, J.E.; Ray, B.; Khan, M.R.; Yager, K.G.; Alam, M.A.; Black, C.T. "Self-assembly of single dielectric nanoparticle layers and integration in polymer-based solar cells" Applied Physics Letters 2012, 101, 063105. [ summarydoi ]
12. Johnston, D.E.; Yager, K.G.; Nam, C.-Y.; Ocko, B.M.; Black, C.T. "One-Volt Operation of High-Current Vertical Channel Polymer Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistors" Nano Letters 2012, 8, 4181–4186. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL ]
11. Kang, S.J.; Kim, J.B.; Chiu, C.-Y.; Ahn, S.; Schiros, T.; Lee, S.S.; Yager, K.G.; Toney, M.F.; Loo, Y.-L.; Nuckolls, C. "A Supramolecular Complex in Small-Molecule Solar Cells based on Contorted Aromatic Molecules" Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 34, 8594–8597. [ summarydoi ]
10. Allen, J.E.; Yager, K.G.; Nam, C.-Y.; Hlaing, H.; Ocko, B.M.; Black, C.T. "Implementing nanometer-scale confinement in organic semiconductor bulk heterojunction solar cells" Journal of Photonics for Energy 2012, 2, 021008. [ summarydoi ]
9. Schiros, T.; Mannsfeld, S.; Chiu, C.-y.; Yager, K.G.; Ciston, J.; Gorodetsky, A.A.; Palma, M.; Bullard, Z.; Kramer, T.; Delongchamp, D.; Fischer, D.; Kymissis, I.; Toney, M.F.; Nuckolls, C. "Reticulated Organic Photovoltaics" Advanced Functional Materials 2012, 22, 1167–1173. [ summarydoi ]
8. Allen, J.E.; Yager, K.G.; Nam, C.-Y.; Ocko, B.M.; Black, C.T. "Enhanced charge collection in confined bulk heterojunction organic solar cells" Applied Physics Letters 2011, 99, 163301. [ summarydoi ] [ press: cover ]
7. Hlaing, H.; Lu, X.; Hofmann, T.; Yager, K.G.; Black, C.T.; Ocko, B.M. "Nanoimprint-Induced Molecular Orientation in Semiconducting Polymer Nanostructures" ACS Nano 2011, 5, 7532–7538. [ summarydoi ]
6. Wolcott, A.; Doyeux, V.; Nelson, C.A.; Gearba, R.; Lei, K.W.; Yager, K.G.; Dolocan, A.D.; Williams, K.; Nguyen, D.; Zhu, X.-Y. "Anomalously Large Polarization Effect Responsible for Excitonic Red Shifts in PbSe Quantum Dot Solids" Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2011, 2, 795–800. [ summarydoi ]
5. Song, L.; Feng, D.; Fredin, N.J.;Yager, K.G.; Jones, R.L.; Wu, Q.; Zhao, D.; Vogt, B.D. "Challenges in fabrication of mesoporous carbon films with ordered cylindrical pores via phenolic oligomer self-assembly with triblock copolymers" ACS Nano 2010, 1, 189–198. [ summarydoi ]
4. Song, L.; Feng, D.; Campbell, C.G.; Gu, D.; Forster, A.M.; Yager, K.G.; Fredin, N.; Lee, H.-J.; Jones, R.L.; Zhao, D.; Vogt, B.D. "Robust conductive mesoporous carbon–silica composite films with highly ordered and oriented orthorhombic structures from triblock-copolymer template co-assembly" Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010, 20, 1691–1701. [ summarydoi ]
3. Zhang, X.; Yager, K.G.; Kang, S.; Fredin, N.J.; Akgun, B.; Satija, S.; Douglas, J.F.; Karim, A.; Jones, R.L. "Solvent Retention in Thin Spin-Coated Polystyrene and Poly(methyl methacrylate) Homopolymer Films Studied By Neutron Reflectometry" Macromolecules 2010, 2, 1117–1123. [ summarydoi ]
2. Tanchak, O.M.; Yager, K.G.; Fritzsche, H.; Harroun, T.; Katsaras, J.; Barrett, C.J. "Ion distribution in multilayers of weak polyelectrolytes: A neutron reflectometry study" Journal of Chemical Physics 2008, 129, 084901. [ summarydoi ]
1. Tanchak, O.M.; Yager, K.G.; Fritzsche, H.; Harroun, T.A.; Katsaras, J.; Barrett, C.J. "Water Distribution in Multilayers of Weak Polyelectrolytes" Langmuir 2006, 22, 5137. [ summarydoi ]

Other

5. Pandolfi, R.J.; Allan, D.B.; Arenholz, E.; Barroso-Luque, L.; Campbell, S.I.; Caswell, T.A.; Blair, A.; De Carlo, F.; Fackler, S.; Fournier, A.P.; Freychet, G.; Fukuto, M.; Gürsoy, D.; Jiang, Z.; Krishnan, H.; Kumar, D.; Kline, R.J.; Li, R.; Liman, C.; Marchesini, S.; Mehta, A.; N'Diaye, A.T.; Parkinson, D.Y.; Parks, H.; Pellouchoud, L.A.; Perciano, T.; Ren, F.; Sahoo, S.; Strzalka, J.; Sunday, D.; Tassone, C.J.; Ushizima, D.; Venkatakrishnan, S.; Yager, K.G.; Zwart, P.; Sethian, J.A.; Hexemer, A. "Xi-cam: a versatile interface for data visualization and analysis" Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 2018, 25, 1261–1270. [ summarydoi ]
4. Manfrinato, V.R.; Stein, A.; Zhang, L.; Nam, C.-Y.; Yager, K.G.; Stach, E.A.; Black, C.T. "Aberration-Corrected Electron Beam Lithography at the One Nanometer Length Scale" Nano Letters 2017, 17, 4562–4567. [ summarydoi ] [ press: BNL - CFN - DoE - Newswise - Phys.org - IEEE Spectrum - Forbes - cover ]
3. Schedel, M.; Yager, K.G. "Hearing Nano-Structures: A Case Study in Timbral Sonification" International Conference on Auditory Display 2012, 18, 95–98. [ summary ] [ press: SBU - Sounding Out! - NPR - PNAS - BNL - PubSci ]
2. Schedel, M.; Fox-Gieg, N.; Yager, K.G. "A Modern Instantiation of Schillinger's Dance Notation: Choreographing with Mouse, iPad, KBow, and Kinect" Contemporary Music Review 2011, 30, 179–186. [ summarydoi ]
1. Galley, W.C.; Tanchak, O.M.; Yager, K.G.; Wilczek-Vera, G. "Excited-State Processes in Slow Motion: An Experiment in the Undergraduate Laboratory" Journal of Chemical Education 2010, 87, 1252–1256. [ summarydoi ]

Book Chapters

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 ]