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15. D. Pham-Cong, J.S. Park, J.-H. Kim, J. Kim, P.V. Braun, , J.H. Choi, S.J. Kim, S.-Y. Jeong and C.R. Cho, Enhanced cycle stability of polypyrrole-derived nitrogen-doped carbon-coated tin oxide hollow nanofibers for lithium battery anodes, Carbon, 111, 28-37 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.09.057

14.  J. Liu, Q. Zheng, M.D. Goodman, H. Zhu, J. Kim, N.A. Krueger, H. Ning, X. Huang, J. Liu, M. Terrones and P.V. Braun, Graphene Sandwiched Mesostructured Li-Ion Battery Electrodes, Advanced Materials, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600829 (cover)

13. K.V. Waynant, H.-J. Koo, C. Zhang and P.V. Braun, Qualitative degradation of the pesticide coumaphos in solution, controlled aerosol, and solid phases on quaternary ammonium fluoride polymer brushes, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/pat.3861

12. A. M. Abdullah, P.V. Braun and J. Hsia, Programmable Shape Transformation of Spherical Domes, Soft Matter, 12, 6184-6195 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6SM00532B

11. J. Liu, X. Chen, J. Kim, Q. Zheng, H. Ning, P. Sun, X. Huang, J. Liu, J. Niu and P.V. Braun, High volumetric capacity three-dimensionally sphere-caged secondary battery anodes, Nano Letters, 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b01711

10. R. Zhang, H. Ning, N.A. Krueger, D. Bacon-Brown and P.V. Braun, 3D Holographic Photonic Crystals Containing Embedded Functional Features, Advanced Optical Materials, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600158

9. S. Peng, R. Zhang, V. Chen, E. Khabiboulline, P.V. Braun and H. Atwater, Three-dimensional single gyroid photonic crystals with a mid-infrared bandgap, ACS Photonics, 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00293

8. Q. Zheng, P.V. Braun and D.C. Cahill, Thermal conductivity of graphite thin films grown by low temperature chemical vapor deposition on Ni (111), Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600234

7. Xiao, T., Cifci, O., Bhargava, S. Chen, H., Gissibl, T., Zhou, W., Giessen, H., Toussaint, K., Yablonovitch, E. and Braun, P.V., Diffractive Spectral-Splitting Optical Element Designed by Adjoint-Based Electromagnetic Optimization and Fabricated by Femtosecond 3D Direct Laser Writing, ACS Photonics, 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00066

6. J. Pikul, J. Liu, P.V. Braun and W.P. King, Integration of High Capacity Materials into Interdigitated Mesostructured Electrodes for High Energy and High Power Density Primary Microbatteries, Journal of Power Sources, 315, 308-315 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.03.034

5. M. T. Barako, A. Sood, C. Zhang, J. Wang, T. Kodama, M. Asheghi, X. Zheng, P.V. Braun, K. Goodson, Quasi-ballistic Electronic Thermal Conduction in Metal Inverse Opals, Nano Letters, 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00468

4. Y.S. Yun, Y.-U. Park, S.-J. Chang, B.H. Kim, J. Choi, J. Wang, D. Zhang, P.V. Braun, H.-J. Jin and K. Kang, Crumpled graphene paper for high power sodium battery anode, Carbon, 99, 658-664 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.12.047

3. S.-K. Kim, J. Cho, J.S. Moore, H.S. Park and P.V. Braun, High-Performance Mesostructured Organic Hybrid Pseudocapacitor Electrodes, Advanced Functional Materials, 26, 903-910 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201504307

2. H. Zhang, T. Shi, D.J. Wetzel, R. Nuzzo and P.V. Braun, 3D Scaffolded Nickel-Tin Li-Ion Anodes with Enhanced Cyclability, Advanced Materials, 28, 742-747 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201504780

1. S.-K. Kang, R.KJ. Murphy, S.-W. Hwang, S.M. Lee, D.V. Harburg, N.A. Krueger, J. Shin, P. gamble, H. Cheng, S. Yu, Z. Liu, J.G. McCall, M. Stephens, H. Ying, J. Kim, G. Park, R.C. Webb, C.H. Lee, S. Chung, D.S. Wie, A.D. Gujar, B. Vemulapalli, A.H. Kim, K-M. Lee, J. Cheng, Y. Huang, P.V. Braun, W.Z. Ray and J.A. Rogers, Bioresorbable Silicon Sensors for the Brain with Implantable Wireless Operation, Nature, 2016. DOI:10.1038/nature16492


19. J.H. Choi, J. Kim, H. Yoo, J. Liu, S. Kim, C.-W. Baik, C.-R. Cho, J.G. Kang, M. Kim, P.V. Braun, S. Hwang and T.-S. Jung, Heteroepitaxial Growth of GaN on unconventional templates and layer-transfer for large-area, flexible or stretchable light-emitting diodes, Advanced Optical Materials, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/adom.201500526

18. Q. Zheng, H. Kim, R. Zhang, M. Sardela, J.-M. Zuo,B. Manavaimaran, S. Lourdudoss, Y.-T. Sun and P.V. Braun, Epitaxial growth of three dimensionally structured III-V photonic crystal via hydride vapor phase epitaxy, Journal of Applied Physics, 118, 224303 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4937273

17. J. Liu, J. Wang, J. Kim, H. Ning, Z. Pan, S. Kelly, E. Epstein, X.-J. Huang, J. Liu and P.V. Braun, High Full-Electrode Basis Capacity Template-Free Three-Dimensional Nanocomposite Secondary Battery Anodes, Small, 11, 6265-6271 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/smll.201502538

16. E. Epstein, J. Yoon, A. Madhukar, J. Hsia and P.V. Braun, Colloidal Particles that Rapidly Change Shape via Elastic Instabilities, Small, 11, 6051-6057 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/smll.201502198 

15. S.-K. Kim, E. Jung, MD. Goodman, K.S. Schweizer, N. Tatsuda, K. Yano and P.V. Braun, Self-Assembly of Monodisperse Starburst Carbon Spheres into Hierarchically Organized Nanostructured Supercapacitor Electrodes, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 9128-9133 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b01147

14. J. Liu, S.J. Kelly, E.S. Epstein, Z. Pan, X. Huang, J. Liu and P.V. Braun, Three-dimensionally scaffolded C03O4 nanosheet anodes with high performance, Journal of Power Sources, 299, 40-48 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.08.078

13. M.D. Goodman, S. Kim, N. Tatsuda, K. Yano and P.V. Braun, Enhanced secondary battery anodes based on Si and Fe3O4 nanoparticle infill monodisperse carbon starburst colloidal crystals, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 32, 928-933 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201500081

12. S.-K. Kim, H.J. Kim, J.-C. Lee, P.V. Braun and H.S. Park, Extremely Durable, Flexible Supercapacitors with Greatly Improved Performance at High Temperatures, ACS Nano, 9, 8569-8577 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b03732

11. J. Zhao, S. Jaber, P. Mulvaney, P. Braun and H. Giessen, Repetitive Hole-Mask Colloidal Lithography for the Fabrication of Large-Area Low-Cost Plasmonic Multi-Shape Single-Layer Metasurfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, 3, 680-686 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/adom.201400561

10. J. Kim, L.K. Aagesen, J.H. Choi, J. Choi, H.S. Kim, J. Liu, C.-R. Cho, J.G. Kang, A. Ramazani, K. Thornton and P.V. Braun, Template-Directed Directionally Solidified Three-Dimensionally Mesostructured AgCl-KCl Eutectic Photonic Crystals, Advanced Materials, 27, 4551-4559 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201502265

9. M.P.B. Glazer, J. Cho, J. Almer, J. Okasinski, P.V. Braun and D.C. Dunand, In Operando Strain Measurement of Bicontinuous Silicon-Coated Nickel Inverse Opal Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 5, 1500466 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500466

8. H. Ning, J.H. Pikul, R. Zhang, X. Li, S. Xu, J. Wang, J.A. Rogers, W.P. King and P.V. Braun, Holographic Patterning of High-Performance on Chip 3-D Lithium Ion Batteries, PNAS, 112, 6573-6578 (2015). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1423889112

7. J. Wang, H. Zhou, J. Nanda and P.V Braun, Three-Dimensionally Mesostructured Fe2O3 Electrodes with Good Rate Performance and Reduced Voltage Hysteresis, Chemistry of Materials, 27, 2803-2811 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/cm504365s

6. C. Zhang, A. Sitt, H.-J. Koo, K. Waynant, H. Hess, B. Pate and P.V. Braun, Autonomic Molecular Transport by Polymers Containing Programmed Chemical Potential Gradients, JACS, 137, 5066-5073 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00240

5. M. Mesch, C. Zhang, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen, Functionalized Hydrogel Assisted Glucose Sensing with Plasmonic Nanoantennas, ACS Photonics, 2, 475-480 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00004

4. S. Lee, A.R. Damodaran, P. Gorai, N. Oh, J.A. Moyer, J.-H. Kwon, N. Ferdous, A. Shah, Z. Chen, E. Breckenfeld, R.V.K. Mangalam, P.V. Braun, P. Schiffer, M. Shim, J.-M. Zuo, E. Ertekin and L.W. Martin, A Novel, Layered Phase in Ti-Rich SrTiO3 Epitaxial Thin Films, Advanced Materials, 27, 861-868 (2015). . DOI: 10.1002/adma.201403602

3. Q. Mahmood, M.G. Kim, S. Yun, S. Bak, X.-Q. Yang, W.S. Kim, H.S. Shin and P.V. Braun, Unveiling Surface Redox Charge Storage of Strongly Interacting Two-Dimensional Hetero-Nanosheets in Hierarchical Architectures, Nano Letters, 15, 2269-2277 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/nl504200y

2. J. Liu, N. Li, M. Goodman, H. Zhang, E. Epstein, B. Huang, Z. Pan, J. Kim, J.H. Choi, X.-J. Huang, J. liu, K. Hsia, S. Dillon and P.V. Braun, Mechanically and Chemically Robust Sandwich-Structured C@Si@C Nanotube Array Li-ion Battery Anodes, ACS Nano, 9, 1985-1994 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/nn507003z

1. J. Chang, R.T. Haasch, J. Kim, T.P. Spila, P.V. Braun, A.A. Gewirth, and R.G. Nuzzo, The Synergetic Rolde of Li+ during Mg Electrodeposition/Dissolution in Borohydride Diglyme Electrolyte Solution: Voltammetric Stripping Behaviors on a Pt microelectrode Indicative of Mg-Li Alloying and Facilitated Dissolution, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 2494-2502 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/am507375t


19. J. Kim, H. Kim, J.-H. Choi, H. Jeon, Y. Yoon, J. Liu, J.-G. Park and P.V. Braun, Epitaxial Growth of Three-Dimensionally Mesostructured Single Crystalline Cu2O via Templated Electrodeposition, Chemistry of Materials, 26, 7051-7058 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/cm5034645

18. P.V. Braun and R.G. Nuzzo, Batteries: Knowing when small is better, Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 962-963 (2014). DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2014.263

17. H. Ning, N. Krueger, X. Sheng, H. Keum, C. Zhang, K. Choquette, X. Li, S. Kim, J. Rogers and P.V. Braun, Transfer-printing of tunable porous silicon microcavities with embedded emitters, ACS Photonics, 1, 1144-1150 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/ph500230j

16. J. Liu, H.G. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Cho, J.H. Pikul, E.S. Epstein, X. Huang, J. Liu, W.P. King and P.V. Braun, Hydrothermal Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Secondary Battery Anodes, Advanced Materials, 26, 7096-7101 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201402552

15. M.E. Grady, P.H. Geubelle, P.V. Braun and N.R. Sottos, Molecular Tailoring of Interfacial Failure, Langmuir, 30, 11096-11102 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/la50227k

14. S.-K. Kim, H.-J. Koo, A. Lee and P.V. Braun, Selective Wetting-Induced Micro-Electrode Patterning for Flexible Micro-Supercapacitors, Advanced Materials, 26, 5108-5112 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401525

13. J. Pikul, Z. Dai, X. Yu, H. Zhang, T. Kim, P.V. Braun, W. King, Micromechanical devices with tunable stiffness fabricated from regular 3D porous materials, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 24, 105006 (2014). DOI: 10.1088/0960-1317/10/105006

12. C. Zhang, G.G. Cano, P.V. Braun, Linear and Fast Hydrogel Glucose Sensor Materials Enabled by Volume Resetting Agents, Advanced Materials, 26, 5678-5683 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401710.

11. H.-J. Koo, K.Wynant, C. Zhang, P.V. Bruan, Polymer Brushes Patterned with Micrometer-Scale Chemical Gradients Using Laminar Co-Flow, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 14320-14326 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am503609x

10. J. Zhao, B. Frank, F. Neubrech, C. Zhang, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen, Hole-mask colloidal nanolithography combined with tilted-angle-rotation evaporation: A versatile method for fabrication of low-cost and large-area complex plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials, Beilstein, 5, 577-586 (2014).

9. H.-J. Koo, K.V. Waynant, C. Zhang, Haasch, R. and P.V. Braun, General Method for Forming Micrometer-Scale Lateral Chemical Gradients in Polymer Brushes, Chemistry of Materials, 26, 2678-2683 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/cm5004388

8. C.K. Lee, C.E. Diesendruck, E. Lu, A.N. Pickett, P.A. May, J.S. Moore and P.V. Braun, Solvent Swelling Activation of a Mechanophore in a Polymer Network, Macromolecules, 47, 2690-2694 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/ma500195h

7. R.H. Coridan, K.A. Arpin, B.S. Brunschwig, P.V Braun and N.S. Lewis, Photoelectrochemical behavior of hierarchically structured Si/WO3  core-shell tandem photoanodes, Nano Letters, 14, 2310-2317 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nl404623t

6. J. Cho, M.D. Losego, H.G. Zhang, H. Kim, J. Zuo, I. Petrov, D.G. Cahill and P.V. Braun, Electrochemically Tunable Thermal Conductivity of Lithium Cobalt Oxide, Nature Communications, 5, 4035 (2014). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5035

5. H.-J. Koo, S.-K. Kim and P.V. Braun, Facile Fabrication of Graphene Composite Microwires via Drying-Induced Size Reduction of Hydrogel Filaments, RSC Advances, 4, 20927-20931 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c4ra01154f

4. (invited) P.V. Braun, Materials Chemistry in 3D Templates for Functional Photonics, Chemistry of Materials, 26, 277-286 (2014). DOI: 10.1021.cm4023437

3. (invited) D.G. Cahill, P.V. Braun, G. Chen, D.R. Clarke, S. Fan, K.E. Goodson, P. Keblinski, W.P. King, G.D. Mahan, A. Majumdar, H.J. Maris, S.R. Philpot, E. Pop and L. Shi, Nanoscale thermal transport. II. 2003-2012, Applied Physics Reviews, 1, 011305 (2014).

2. S. Martha, J. Nanda, H. Zhou, J.C. Idrobo, S. Pannala, N.J. Dudney, J. Wang and P.V. Braun, Electrode Architectures for High Capacity Multivalent Conversion Compounds: Iron (II and III) Fluorides, Royal Society of Chemistry, 4, 6730-6737 (2014).  DOI: 10.1039/c3ra47266c

1. M. Fu, K. Chaudhary, J.G. Lange, H.S. Kim, J.J. Juarez, J.A. Lewis and P.V. Braun, Anisotropic Colloidal Templating of 3D Ceramic, Semiconducting, Metallic and Polymeric Architectures, Advanced Materials, 26, 1740-1745 (2014).


9. K.A. Arpin, M.D. Losego, A.N. Cloud, H. Ning, J. Mallek, N.P. Sergeant, L. Zhu, Z. Yu, B. Kalanyan, G.N. Parsons, G.S. Girolami, J.R. Abelson, S. Fan and P.V. Braun, Three-Dimensional Self-Assembled Photonic Crystals with High Temperature Stability for Thermal Emission Modification, Nature Communications, 4 (2013). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3630

8. C. Zhang, M. Losego and P.V. Braun, Hydrogel-Based Glucose Sensors: Effects of Phenylboronic Acid Chemical Structure on Response, Chemistry of Materials, 25, 3239-3250 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/cm401738p

7. B. Frank, X. Yin, M. Schaferling, J. Zhao, S. Hein, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen, Large-area 3D chiral plasmonic structures, ACS Nano, 7, 6321-6329 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/nn402370x

6. C.K. Lee, B.A. Beiermann, M.N. Silberstein, J. Wang, J.S. Moore, N.R. Sottos and P.V Braun: Exploiting Force Sensitive Spiropyrans as Molecular Level Probes, Macromolecules, 46, 3746-3752 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/ma40054281

5. S. Xu, Y. Zhang, J. Cho, J. Lee, X. Huang, L. Jia, J.A. Fan, Y. Su, J. Su, H. Zhang, H. Cheng, B. Lu, C. Yu, C. Chuang, T. Kim, T. Song, K. Shigeta, S. Kang, C. Dagdeviren, I. Petrov, P.V. Braun, Y. Huang, U. Paik and J.A. Rogers, Stretchable batteries with self-similar serpentine interconnects and integrated wireless recharging systems, Nature Communications, 4, 1543 (2013). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms255.

4. M. Losego, I. Blitz, R. Vaia, D.G. Cahill and P.V. Braun: Ultralow Thermal Conductivity in Organoclay Nanolaminates, NanoLetters, 13, 2215-2219 (2013). DOI/10.1021/nl4007326

3. J.H. Pikul, H.G. Zhang, J. Cho, P.V. Braun and W. King: High Power Lithium Ion Micro Batteries from Interdigitated Three-Dimensional Bicontinuous Nanoporous Electrodes, Nature Communications, 4, 1732 (2013). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2747

2. M.D. Goodman, K.A. Arpin, A. Mihi, N. Tatsuda, K. Yano and P.V. Braun: Enabling New Classes of Templated Materials Through Mesoporous Carbon Colloidal Crystals, Advanced Optical Materials, 1, 300-304 (2013).

1. J. Ma, B.R. Parajuli, M.G. Ghossouh, A. Mihi, J. Sadhu, P.V. Braun and S. Sinha: Coherent Phonon-Grain Boundary Scattering in Silicon Inverse Opals, Nano Letters, 13, 618-624 (2013). DOI: 10.1021/nl304190s


16. S.H. Cho, S.R. White and P.V. Braun: Room-Temperature Polydimethylsiloxane-Based Self-Healing Polymers, Chemistry of Materials, 24, 4209-4214 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/cm202501b

15. J. Zhao, C. Zhang, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen, Large-area low-cost Plasmonic nanostructures in the near infrared region for Fano resonant sensing, Advanced Optical Materials, 24, OP247-OP252 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201202109

14. W.S. Chae, D. Gough, S.-K. Ham, D. Robinson and P.V. Braun: Effect of Ordered Intermediate Porosity on Ion Transport in Hierarchically Nanoporous Electrodes, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4, 3973-3979 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/am300798j (cover)

13. C. Diesendruck, B. Steinberg, N. Sugai, M. Silberstein, N. Sottos, S. White, P. Braun and J. Moore, Proton-Coupled Mechanochemical Transduction – A Mechanogenerated Acid, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 12446-12449 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/ja305645x

12. P.V. Braun, J. Cho, J.H. Pikul, W.P. King and H. Zhang, High Power Rechargeable Batteries, Current Opinion in Solid State Materials Science, 16, 186-198 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.cossms.2012.05.002

11. A.M. Bowen, M.J. Motala, J.M. Lucas, S. Gupta, A.J. Baca, A. Mihi, A.P. Alivisatos, P.V. Braun and R.G. Nuzzo, Triangular Elastomeric Stamps for Optical Applications: Near-Field Phase Shift Photolithography, 3D Proximity Field Patterning, Embossed Antireflective Coatings, and SERS Sensing, Advanced Functional Materials, 22, 2927-2937 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102455

10. H. Zhang and P.V. Braun: Three-dimensional Metal Scaffold Supported Bicontinuous Silicon Battery Anodes, Nano Letters, 12, 2778-2783 (2012). DOI:

9. H. Ning, A. Mihi, J. Geddes, M. Miyake, P.V. Braun: Radiative Lifetime Modification of LaF3: Nd Nanoparticles Embedded in Three Dimensional Silicon Photonic Crystals, Advanced Materials, 24, OP153-OP158 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201104769

8. Y.-C. Chen, J.B. Geddes, L. Yin, P. Wiltzius and P.V. Braun: X-ray Computed Tomography of Holographically Fabricated Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals, Advanced Materials, 24, 2863-2868 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201200411

7. M. Losego, M.E. Grady, N.R. Sottos, D.G. Cahill and P.V. Braun: Effects of Chemical Bonding on Heat Transport Across Interfaces, Nature Materials, 11, 502-506 (2012). DOI: 10.1038/NMAT3303

6. H. Keum, A. Carlson, H. Ning, A. Mihi, J.D. Eisenhaure, P.V. Braun, J.A. Rogers and S. Kim, Silicon Micro-Masonry Using Elastomeric Stamps for Three-Dimensional Microfabrication, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 22, 055018 (2012). DOI: 10.1088/0960-1317/22/5/055018

5. S. Odom, S. Chayanupatkul, B.J. Blaiszik, O. Zhao, A.C. Jackson, P.V. Braun, N.R. Sottos, S.R. White and J.S. Moore, A Self-Healing Conductive Ink, Advanced Materials, 24, 2578-2581 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201200196 (cover)

4. S.  Choi, C. Xue, B.-C. Choi, P.V. Braun and D. Leckband: Protein Adsorption Modes Determine Reversible Cell Attachment on Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Brushes, Advanced Functional Materials, 22, 2394-2401 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201103056

3. S. Kim, Y. Su, A. Mihi, S. Lee, Z. Liu, T.K. Bhandakkar, J. Wu, J.B. Geddes III, H.T. Johnson, Y. Zhang, J.-K. Park, P.V. Braun, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers: Imbricate Scales as a Design Construct for Microsystem Technologies, Small, 8, 901-906 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/smll.201101832 (cover)

2. D.V. Gough, J.L. Defino and P.V. Braun, Programmed size-selected permeation of ssDNA into ZnS mesoporous hollow spheres, Soft Matter, 8, 4396-4401 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2sm00053a

1. S. Cataldo, J. Zhao, F. Neubrech, B. Frank, C. Zhang, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen: Hole-Mask Colloidal Nanolithography for Large-Area Low-Cost Metamaterials and Antenna-Enhanced SEIRA Substrates, ACS Nano, 6, 979-985 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nn2047982 (cover)


19. Z. Wang, D.L. Marks, P.S. Carney, L.J. Millet, M.U. Gillette, A. Mihi, P.V. Braun, Z. Shen, S.G. Prasanth and G. Popescu, Spatial light interference tomography (SLIT), Optics Express, 19, 19907-18 (2011). DOI: 10.1364/OE.19.019907

18. D. Chanda, K. Shigeta, T. Truong, E. Lui, A. Mihi, M. Schulmerich, P.V. Braun, R. Bhargava and J. Rogers: Coupling of Plasmonic and optical cavity modes in quasi-three-dimensional Plasmonic crystals, Nature Communications, 2, 479 (2011). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1487

17. K.A. Arpin, M.D. Losego and P.V. Braun: Electrodeposited 3D Tungsten Photonic Crystals with Enhanced Thermal Stability, Chemistry of Materials, 23, 4783-4788 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/cm2019789

16. A.C. Jackson, J.A. Bartelet and P.V. Braun: Transparent Self-healing Polymers based on Encapsulated Plasticizers in a Thermoplastic Matrix, Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 4705-4711 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201101574

15. H. Ning and P.V. Braun: Light control takes wing, Physics, 4, 76 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/Physics.4.76

14. K.A. Arpin, J.H. Pikul, W.P. King, H. Fan, P.V. Braun: Template Directed Assembly of Dynamic Micellar Nanoparticles, Soft Matter, 7, 10252 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06078c

13. E. C. Nelson, N. Dias, K. Bassett, S. Dunham, V. Verma, M. Miyake, P. Wiltzius, J. Rogers, J. Coleman, X. Li and P. V. Braun: Epitaxial growth of three-dimensionally architectured optoelectronic devices, Nature Materials, 10, 676-681 (2011). DOI: 10.1038/NMAT3071 (supplementary information) (cover)

12. A. C. Jackson, J. A. Bartelt, K. Marczewski, N. R. Sottos and P. V. Braun: Silica-protected Mircron and Sub-micron Capsules and Particles for Self-Healing at the Microscale, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 32, 82-87 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/marc.201000468

11. C. Xue, N. Yonet-Tanyeri, N. Brouette, M. Sferrazza, P.V. Braun D.E. Leckband: Protein Adsorption on Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Brushes: Dependence on Grafting Density and Chain Collapse, Langmuir, 27, 8810-8818 (2011). DOI:10.1021/la2001909 (supplementary information)

10. D. Chanda, K. Shigeta, S. Gupta, T. Cain, A. Carlson, A. Mihi, A.J. Baca, G. R. Bogart, P. Braun and J.A. Rogers: Large-area flexible 3D optical negative index metamaterial formed by nanotransfer printing, Nature Nanotechnology, 6, 402-407 (2011). DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2011.82 (supporting information) (cover)

9. W.P. Hsieh, M.D. Losego, P.V. Braun, S. Shenogin, P. Keblinski and D.G.Cahill: Testing the Minimum Thermal Conductivity Model for Amorphous Polymers Using High Pressure, Physical Review B, 83, 174205 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.174205

8. A. Mihi, C. Zhang and P. V. Braun: Transfer of Preformed 3D Photonic Crystals onto Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Angewandte Chemie, 50, 5712-5715(2011). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201100446

7. S.-G. Park, M. Miyake, S.-M. Yang and P. V. Braun: Cu2O Inverse Woodpile Photonic Crystals by Prism Holographic Lithography and Electrodeposition, Advanced Materials, 23, 2749-2752 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201100543

6. P.V. Braun: Colour without colourants, Nature, 472, 423-424 (2011).

5. A. Radke, T. Gissibl, T. Klotzbucher, P. V. Braun and H. Giessen: Three-Dimensional Bi-Chiral Plasmonic Crystals Fabricated by Direct Laser Writing and Electroless Silver Plating, Advanced Materials, 23, 3018-3021 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201100543. (cover)

4. H. Zhang, X. Yu and P.V. Braun: Three-dimensional bicontinuous ultrafast-charge and -discharge bulk battery electrodes, Nature Nanotechnology, 6, 277-281 (2011). DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2011.38 (supplementary information)

3. L.C.H. Moh, M.D. Losego and P.V. Braun: Solvent Quality Effects on Scaling Behavior of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Brushes in the Moderate- and High-Density Regimes, Langmuir, 27, 3698-3702 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/la2002139 (supporting information)

2. N. Yonet-Tanyeri, R.C. Evans, H. Tu and P.V. Braun: Molecular Transport Directed via Patterned Functionalized Surfaces, Advanced Materials, 23, 1739-1743 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201003705 (supporting information)

1. Z. Dai, X. Yu, H. Zhang, T. Kim, P.V. Braun and W.P. King: Photonic Crystal Nickel and Aluminum Oxide Micromechanical Devices Having 3D Inverse Opal Microstructure, 308-311, MEMS 2011, Cancun, Mexico (2011).


12. J. Shin, P.V. Braun and W. Lee: Fast Response Photonic Crystal pH Sensor Based on Templated Photopolymerized Hydrogel Inverse Opal, Sensors and Actuators B, 150, 183-190 (2010).

11. R. Ameling, L. Langguth, M. Hentschel, M. Mesch, P.V. Braun and H. Giessen: Cavity-enhanced localized plasmon resonance sensing, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 253116 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3530795

10. A.T. Juhl, J.D. Busbee, J.J. Koval, L.V. Natarajan, V.P. Tondiglia, R.A. Vaia, T.J. Bunning and P.V. Braun: Holographically Directed Assembly of Polymer Nanocomposites, ACS Nano, 4, 5953-5961 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/nn100885x

9. C.K. Lee, D.A. Davis, S.R. White, J.S. Moore, N.R. Sottos and P.V. Braun: Force Induced Redistribution of a Chemical Equilibrium, JACS, 132, 16107-16111 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/ja106332g

8. A.C. Jackson, J.A. Bartelt, K. Marczewski, N.R. Sottos and P.V. Braun: Silica-Protected Micron and Sub-Micron Capsules and Particles for Self-Healing at the Microscale, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 31, 1-6 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/marc.201000468

7. G.O. Wilson, H.M. Andersson, S.R. White, N.R. Sottos, J.S. Moore and P.V. Braun: Self-Healing Polymers, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1-33 (2010).

6. M.D. Losego, L. Moh, K.A. Arpin, D.G. Cahill and P.V. Braun: Interfacial thermal conductance in spun-cast polymer films and polymer brushes, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 011908 (2010). (supplementary information)

5. D.J. Shir, E.C. Nelson, D. Chanda, A. Brzezinski, P.V. Braun, P. Wiltzius and J. Rogers: Dual exposure, two-photon, conformal phasemask lithography for three dimensional silicon inverse woodpile photonic crystals, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, 28, 783-788 (2010). DOI: DOI: 10.1116/1.3456181

4. Y. Jun, D. Yu, M.C. George and P.V. Braun: Holographically Defined Nanoparticle Placement in 3D Colloidal Crystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 9958-9959 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/ja1023628

3. X. Yu, L. Shi, D. Han, J. Zi and P.V. Braun: High Quality Factor Metallodielectric Hybrid Plasmonic-Photonic Crystals, Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 1910-1916 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201000135

2. K.A. Arpin, A. Mihi, H.T. Johnson, A.J. Baca, J.A. Rogers, J.A. Lewis and P.V. Braun: Multidimensional Architectures for Functional Optical Devices, Advanced Materials, 22, 1084-1101 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200904096

1. J.-H. Park and P.V. Braun: Coaxial Electrospinning of Self-Healing Coatings, Advanced Materials, 22, 496-499 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200902465


17. X. Yu, H. Zhang, J.K. Oliverio and P.V. Braun: Template-Assisted Three-Dimensional Nanolithography via Geometrically Irreversible Processing, Nano Letters, 9, 4424-4427 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/nl9027236

16. A. Brzezinski, Y.-C. Chen, P. Wiltzius and P.V. Braun: Complex three-dimensional conformal surfaces formed by atomic layer deposition: Computation and experimental verification, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 9126-9130 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/b914318a

15. M.C. George and P.V. Braun: Multicompartmental Materials by Electrohydrodynamic Cojetting, Angewandte Chemie, 48, 2-6 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/anie.200904089

14. M. Miyake, Y.-C. Chen, P.V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Fabrication of three-dimensional photonic crystal using multi-beam interference lithography and electrodeposition, Advanced Materials, 21, 3012-3015 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200802085

13. J-T. Lee, M.C. George, J. Moore and P.V. Braun: Multiphoton Writing of 3D Microfluidic Channels, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, 11294-11205 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ja904554m

12. M.M. Caruso, S.R. Schelkof, A.C. Jackson, A.M. Landry, P.V. Braun, J.S. Moore: Microcapsules containing suspensions of carbon nanotubes, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 6093-6096 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/b910673a

11. D.V. Gough, A.T. Juhl and P.V. Braun. Programming structure into 3D nanomaterials, Materials Today, 12, 28-35 (2009).

10. J.D. Busbee, A.T. Juhl, L.V. Natarajan, V.P. Tongdilia, T.J. Bunning, R.A. Vaia and P.V. Braun. SiO2 Nanoparticle Sequestration via Reactive Functionalization in Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals, Advanced Materials, 21, 3659-3662 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200900298

9. D.A. Davis, A. Hamilton, Y. Yang, L.D. Cremar, D.V. Gough, S.L. Potisek, M.T. Ong, P. V. Braun, T.J. Martínez, S.R. White, J.S. Moore, and N.R. Sottos. Force-Induced Activation of Covalent Bonds in Mechanoresponsive Polymeric Materials, Nature, 459, 68-72 (2009). DOI: 10.1038/nature07970

8. D.V. Gough, A. Wolosiuk, and P.V. Braun: Mesoporous ZnS Nanorattles: Programmed Size Selected Access to Encapsulated Enzymes, Nano Letters, 9, 1994-1998 (2009).

7. W.S. Chae, R.J. Kershner and P.V. Braun: Fabrication of 50 to 1000 nm Monodisperse ZnS Colloids, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 30, 129-132 (2009).

6. P.V. Braun, A. Griffith, S.H. Cho and S.R. White: Self-healing Polymer Coatings, 237th ACS National Meeting, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, 100, 353 (2009).

5. S.H. Cho, S.R. White, and P.V. Braun: Self-Healing Polymer Coatings, Advanced Materials, 21, 645-649 (2009).

4. D. Son, A. Wolosiuk, P. Braun: Double Direct Templated Hollow ZnS Microspheres Formed on Chemically Modified Silica Colloids, Chemistry of Materials, 21, 628-634 (2009).

3. D. Shir, E.C. Nelson, Y.C. Chen, A. Brzezinski, H. Liao, P.V. Braun, P. Wiltzius, K.H.A. Bogart, and J.A. Rogers: Three dimensional silicon photonic crystals fabricated by two photon phase mask lithography, Applied Physics Letters, 94, 011101-1 (2009).

2. M.C. George, A. Mohraz, M. Piech, N.S. Bell, J.A. Lewis, and P.V. Braun: Direct Laser Writing of Photo-Responsive Colloids for Microscale Patterning of 3D Porous Structures, Advanced Materials, 21, 66-70 (2009).

1. M.C. George, E.C. Nelson, J.A. Rogers, P.V. Braun: Direct Fabrication of 3D Periodic Inorganic Microstructures using Conformal Phase Masks, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 121, 150-154 (2009).


11. X. Yu, P.V. Braun: Assembly and Fuctionalization of 3D Photonic Crystals, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, Proceedings of ISAF 2008, 2, 1-2 (2008).

10. E.C. Nelson and P.V Braun: Photons and electrons confined, Nature Photonics, 2, 650-651 (2008).

9. A. Brzezinski, J.-T. Lee,. J.D. Slinker, G.G. Malliaras, P.V. Braun, and P. Wiltzius: Enhanced emission from fcc fluorescent photonic crystals, Physical Review B, 77, 233106 (2008).

8. E.C. Nelson, F. García-Santamaría and P.V. Braun: Lattice registered two-photon polymerized features within colloidal photonic crystals and their optical properties, Advanced Functional Materials, 18, 1983–1989 (2008).

7. M. Shyr, D. Wernette, P. Wiltzius, Y. Lu, P. Braun: DNA and DNAzyme-mediated 2-D Colloidal Assembly, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 8234-8240 (2008).

6. V. Ramanan, E. Nelson, A. Brzezinski, P.V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Three dimensional silicon-air photonic crystals with controlled defects using interference lithography, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 173304 1-3 (2008).

5. W.T. Lau, J.-T. Shen, G. Veronis, S. Fan, and P.V. Braun: Tuning coherent radiative thermal conductance in multilayer photonic crystals, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 103106 1-3 (2008).

4. S.A. Rinne, F. García-Santamaría and P.V. Braun: Embedded cavities and waveguides in three-dimensional silicon photonic crystals, Nature Photonics, 2, 52-56 (2008).

3. P.V. Braun, M.H.S. Shyr, Y.-C. Chen, M.C. George, P. Wiltzius: DNA and Holographically directed assembly of complex photonic crystals, Polymer Preprints, 49, (2), 965 (2008).

2. A.C. Jackson, B.J. Blaiszik, D. McIlroy, N.R. Sottos, P.V. Braun: New Capsule Chemistries for Nanoscale Self-healing, Polymer Preprints 49, (1), 967-968 (2008).

1. D.A. McIlroy, B.J. Blaiszik, P.V. Braun, S.R. White, N.R. Sottos: Microencapsulation of Polyfunctional Amines for Self-Healing of Epoxy-Based Composites, Polymer Preprints 49, (1), 963-964 (2008).


15. Y.C. Chen, J.B. Geddes III, J.T. Lee P.V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Holographically fabricated photonic crystals with large reflectance, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 241103 (2007).

14. E.C. Nelson and P.V. Braun: Enhancing Colloids Through the Surface, Science, 318, 924-925 (2007).

13. W.-S. Chae and P.V. Braun: Templated mesoporous silica colloids with controlled internal structures, Chemistry of Materials, 19, 5593-5597 (2007).

12. F. García-Santamaría, E.C. Nelson, and P.V. Braun: Optical surface resonance may render photonic crystals ineffective, Physical Review B, 76, 075132(1-6), (2007).

11. C. Rau, W. Liu, V. Crecea, K.M. Peterson, P.R. Jemian, C.-P. Richter, U. Neuhäusler, G. Schneider, X. Yu, P. V. Braun, I. K. Robinson: Synchrotron-based imaging and tomography with hard X-rays, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 261, 850-854 (2007).

10. W. Lee and P.V. Braun: Epitaxially grown colloidal crystals of silica microspheres on patterned substrate of triangular arrays, Materials Science and Engineering C, 27, 961–967 (2007).

9. X. Yu, Y.-J. Lee, R. Furstenberg, J.O. White, and P.V. Braun: Filling fraction dependent properties of inverse opal metallic photonic crystals, Advanced Materials, 19, 1689-1692 (2007).

8. F. García-Santamaría, M. Xu, V. Lousse, S. Fan, P.V. Braun and J.A. Lewis: A germanium inverse woodpile structure with a large photonic band gap, Advanced Materials, 19, 1567-1570 (2007).

7. F. García-Santamaría and P.V. Braun: Are artificial opals non-close-packed fcc structures? Applied Physics Letters, 90, 241905 (1-3) (2007).

6. C. Rau, V. Crecea, K.M. Peterson, P.R. Jemian, C.-P. Richter, U. Neuhäusler, G. Schneider, X. Yu, P.V. Braun, T.C. Chiang, I.K. Robinson: Imaging of micro- and nano-structures with hard X-rays, Micro and Nano Letters, 2, 1–5 (2007).

5. R.G. Shimmin, R. Vajtai, R.W. Siegel, and P.V. Braun: Room-temperature assembly of germanium photonic crystals through colloidal crystal templating, Chemistry of Materials, 19, 2102-2107 (2007).

4. H. Tu, L. Hong, S.M. Anthony, P.V. Braun and S. Granick: Brush-sheathed particles diffusing at brush-coated surfaces in the thermally-responsive PNIPAAm system, Langmuir, 23, 2322-2325 (2007).

3. T. A. Berfield, J.K. Patel, R.G. Shimmin, P.V. Braun, J. Lambros, and N.R. Sottos: Micro- and Nanoscale Deformation Measurement of Surface and Internal Planes via Digital Image Correlation, Experimental Mechanics, 47, 51-62 (2007).

2. P.V. Braun, A. Wolosiuk, D. Son, D.V. Gough: Double Direct Templating of Periodically Nanostructured Inorganic Hollow Microspheres, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, March 2007.

1. D. Gough, A. Wolosiuk, P. Braun: Templated Microreactors: A synthetic approach to enzyme entrapment, PMSE Division, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, March 2007.


15. S. A. Putnam, D.G. Cahill, P.V. Braun, Z. Ge, and R.G. Shimmin: Thermal conductivity of nanoparticles suspensions, J. Appl. Phys. 99, 084308 (2006)

14. Y.-J. Lee, C.E. Heitzman, W.R. Frei, H.T. Johnson, and P.V. Braun: Transformation of Hydrogel-Based Inverse Opal Photonic Sensors from FCC to L11 During Swelling, J. Phys. Chem B, 110, 19300-19306 (2006).

13. (invited) P.V. Braun, S.A. Pruzinsky, and F. Garcia-Santamaria: Introducing defects in 3D photonic crystals: State of the art, Advanced Materials, 18, 2665–2678 (2006).

12. Z. Ge, D.G. Cahill, and P.V. Braun: Thermal conductance of hydrophilic and hydrophobic interfaces, Physical Review Letters, 96, 186101-1-186101-4 (2006).

11. R.G. Shimmin, A.J. DiMauro, and P.V. Braun:  Slow vertical deposition of colloidal crystals:  A Langmuir-Blodget process? Langmuir, 22,6507-6513 (2006).

10. X. Wang, H. Tu, P.V. Braun and P.W. Bohn: Length Scale Heterogeneity in Lateral Gradients of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Polymer Brushes Prepared by Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Coupled with In-Plane Electrochemical Potential Gradients, Langmuir, 22, 817-823 (2006).

9. S.H. Cho, M.H. Andersson, S.R. White, N.R. Sottos, and P.V. Braun: Polydimethylsiloxane-based Self-Healing Materials, Advanced Materials, 18, 997-1000 (2006).

8. E.V. Rogozhina, D.A. Eckhoff, E. Gratton, and P.V. Braun: Carboxyl functionalization of ultrasmall luminescent silicon nanoparticles through thermal hydrosilylation, J. Mater. Chem., 16, 1421-1430 (2006).

7. T.A. Berfield, J.K. Patel, R.G. Shimmin, P.V. Braun, J. Lambros, and N.R. Sottos: Fluorescent Image Correlation for Nanoscale Deformation Measurements, Small, 2, 631-635 (2006).

6. G.M. Gratson, F. García-Santamaría, V. Lousse, M. Xu, S. Fan, J.A. Lewis, and P.V. Braun: Direct-Write Assembly of 3D Photonic Crystals: Conversion of Polymer Scaffolds to Silicon Hollow-Woodpile Structures, Advanced Materials, 18, 461-465 (2006).

5. M. Piech, M.C. George, N.S. Bell and P.V. Braun: Patterned colloid assembly by grafted photochromic polymer layers, Langmuir, 22, 1379-1382 (2006).

4. P. Braun: Adding optical functionality to 3D self-assembled colloidal crystals: Waveguides, cavities, and emitters, Division of Polymer Chemistry Preprints, September 2006.

3. S.A. Pruzinsky, F. Garcia-Santamaria, P.V. Braun: Two-photon polymerization of embedded features within photonic crystals, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, 66-PMSE, March 26 2006.

2. C. Rau, V. Crecea, K.M. Peterson, P.R. Jemian, C.-P. Richter, U. Neuhäusler, G. Schneider, X. Yu, P. V. Braun, I. K. Robinson: A Full-Field KB-FZP Microscope for Hard X-Ray Imaging with Sub-100 nm Resolution, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on X-ray Microscopy, IPAP Conference Series 7, S. Aoki, Y. Kagoshima and Y. Suzuki, eds. p. 7-8 (2006).

1. C. Rau, V. Crecea, K.M. Peterson, P.R. Jemian, C.-P. Richter, U. Neuhäusler, G. Schneider, X. Yu, P. V. Braun, I. K. Robinson: A hard X-ray KB-FZP Microscope for Tomography with Sub-100-nm Resolution, Proceedings SPIE, Vol 6318, Developments in X-Ray Tomography V, U. Bonse, ed., p. 1G-1 – 6, (2006).


14. D. A. Eckhoff, J. D. B. Sutin, R. M. Clegg, E. Gratton, E. V. Rogozhina, and P. V. Braun: Optical characterization of ultrasmall Si nanoparticles prepared through electrochemical dispersion of bulk Si. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 19786-19797 (2005).

13. P. V. Braun: MRS Workshop Explores the Diversity of 3D Multifunctional Ceramic Composites, MRS Bulletin, 30, 986-987 (2005).

12. S. A. Pruzinsky and P. V. Braun: Fabrication and Characterization of Two-Photon Polymerized Features in Colloidal Crystals, Advanced Functional Materials, 15, 1995-2004 (2005).

11. A. Wolosiuk, O. Armagan, P. V. Braun: Double Direct Templating of Periodically Nanostructured ZnS Hollow Microspheres, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 16356-16357 (2005).

10. P. V. Braun, P. Osenar, M. Twardowski, G. N. Tew, and S. I. Stupp: Macroscopic Nano-Templating of Semiconductor Films with Hydrogen Bonded Lyotropic Liquid Crystals, Advanced Functional Materials, 15, 1745-1750, (2005).

9. F. Garcia-Santamaria, J. F. Galisteo-Lopez, P. V. Braun, and C. Lopez: Optical diffraction and high-energy features in three-dimensional photonic crystals, Phys. Rev. B, 71(19), 195112 (2005).

8. Z. Ge, Y. Kang, T. A. Taton, P. V. Braun, and D. G. Cahill: Thermal transport in Au-core polymer-shell nanoparticles, Nano Letters,5, 531-535 (2005).

7. Y.-J. Lee, S. A. Pruzinsky, and P. V. Braun: Diffraction Response of Colloidal Crystals: Effect of Numerical Aperture, Optics Letters, 30, 153-155 (2005).

6. P. V. Braun: Physical and Optical Characterization of Multifunctional 3-D Self-Assembled Photonic Crystals Containing Embedded Features, Microscopy and Microanalysis 11(Suppl 2), 202, (2005).

5. H. Tu, C. E. Heitzman, R. C. Evans and P. V. Braun: Patterned Poly(Oligoethylene Glycol Acrylate) Brushes on Silica Substrates, Polymer Preprints, 46(1), 444-445 (2005).

4. H. Liang, T. E. Angelini, P. V. Braun & G. C. L Wong: Structural States of Self-Assembled Lamellar DNA-Membrane Templates During Artificial Biomineralization of CdS Nanorods, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, March 2005.

3. P. V. Braun, S. A. Pruzinsky, and W. Lee: Multiphoton Polymerization in Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprint, March 2005.

2. P. W. Bohn, X. J. Wang, H. L. Tu, P. V. Braun: Laterally varying initiator density gradient yields poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) density gradient via atom transfer radical polymerization, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 230, 239-COLL (2005).

1. P. V. Braun: Optical response of hydrogel based inverse opal chemical sensors. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 229, 549-COLL (2005).


12. Z. Ge, D. G. Cahill, and P. V. Braun: AuPd Metal Nanoparticles as Probes of Nanoscale Thermal Transport in Aqueous Solution, J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 18870-18875 (2004).

11. H. Liang, T . E. Angelini, P. V. Braun, and G. C. L. Wong:  Roles of Anionic and Cationic Template Components in Biomineralization of CdS Nanorods Using Self-Assembled DNA – Membrane Complexes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 14157-14165 (2004).

10. M. A. Bevan, J. A. Lewis, P. V. Braun, P. Wiltzius: Structural evolution of colloidal crystals with increasing ionic strength, Langmuir, 20, 7045-7053 (2004).

9. S. Jeon, J.-U. Park, R. Cirelli, S. Yang, C. E. Heitzman, P. V. Braun, P. J. A. Kenis, J. A. Rogers:  Fabricating complex three-dimensional nanostructures with high-resolution conformable phase masks, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 12428-12433 (2004).

8. H. Tu, C. E. Heitzman, P. V. Braun:  Patterned poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brushes on silica surfaces by microcontact printing followed by surface-initiated polymerization, Langmuir, 20, 8313-8320 (2004).

7. C. E. Heitzman, H. Tu, P. V. Braun:  Two-dimensional diffusion of prodan on self-assembled monolayers studied by fluorescence recovery after photobleaching, J. Phys. Chem. B., 108, 13764-13770 (2004).

6. Z. S. Zhang, O. M. Wilson, M. Yu. Efremov, W. Senaratne, E. A. Olson, M. Zhang, P. V. Braun, C. K. Ober and L. H. Allen: Heat capacity measurements of two-dimensional self-assembled monolayers on polycrystalline gold, Appl. Phys. Lett., 84, 5198-5200 (2004).

5. R. G. Shimmin, A. B. Schoch and P. V. Braun:  Polymer size and concentration effects on the size of gold nanoparticles capped by polymeric thiols, Langmuir, 20, 5613-5620 (2004).

4. T. M. Dellinger and P. V. Braun:  Lyotropic liquid crystals as nanoreactors for nanoparticle synthesis, Chem. Mater., 16, 2201-2207 (2004)
37. W. Lee, A. Chan, M. A. Bevan, J. A. Lewis and P. V. Braun:  Nanoparticle-mediated epitaxial assembly of colloidal crystals on patterned substrates, Langmuir, 20, 5262-5270 (2004).

3. P. V. Braun:  Spontaneous ligand organization, Nature Materials, 3, 281-282 (2004).

2. Y.-J Lee, S. A. Pruzinsky and P. V. Braun:  Glucose-sensitive inverse opal hydrogels: analysis of optical diffraction response, Langmuir, 20, 3096-3106 (2004).

1. F. Garcia-Santamaria, C. Lopez, F. Meseguer, and P. V. Braun: Photonic band engineering in opals by growth of Si/Ge multilayer shells, Proc. of SPIE Vol 5511, Tuning the Optical Response of Photonic Bandgap Structures, Phillippe M. Fauchet, Paul V. Braun, editors, 123-134 (2004).


5. M. A. Meitl, T. M. Dellinger, and P. V. Braun: Bismuth-ceramic nanocomposites with unusual thermal stability via high-energy ball milling, Advanced Functional Materials, 13, 795-799 (2003).

4. H. Liang, T. E. Angelini, J.Ho, P. V. Braun and G. C. L. Wong: Molecular imprinting of biomineralized CdS nanostructures: Crystallographic control using self-assembled DNA-membrane templates, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 11786-11787 (2003).

3. Y.-J. Lee and P. V. Braun: Tunable inverse opal hydrogel pH sensors, Advanced Materials, 15, 563-566(2003).

2. S. Jeon and P. V. Braun: Hydrothermal synthesis of Er-doped luminescent TiO2 nanoparticles, Chemistry of Materials, 15, 1256-1263 (2003).

1. Y.-J. Lee and P. V. Braun: Three-dimensional photonic crystal sensors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5224, p86-93 (2003).


8. O. M. Wilson, X. Hu, D. G. Cahill, and P. V. Braun: Colloidal metal particles as probes of nanoscale thermal transport in fluids, Physical Review B 66, 224301 (2002).

7. G. Belomoin, E. Rogozhina, J. Therrien, P. V. Braun, L. Abuhassan, M. H. Nayfeh, L. Wagner, L. Mitas: Effects of surface termination on the band gap of ultrabright Si-29 nanoparticles: Experiments and computational models, Physical Review B, 65, 193406 (2002).

6. P. V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Macroporous materials - electrochemically grown photonic crystals, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 7, 116-123 (2002).

5. W. Lee, S. A. Pruzinsky, and P. V. Braun: Multi-photon polymerization of waveguide structures within three-dimensional photonic crystals, Advanced Materials, 14, 271-274 (2002).

4. P. V. Braun: Imaging of self-assembly and self-assembled materials, Microscopy and Microanalysis 8(Suppl. 2), 316-317 (2002).

3. W. Lee, S. A. Pruzinsky, and P. V. Braun: Multiphoton polymerization of waveguide structures within photonic crystals, Polymer Preprints, 43(1), 31-32 (2002).

2. P. V. Braun: Pattern definition in self-assembled photonic crystals, Polymer Preprints, 43(1), 26 (2002).

1. S. A. Pruzinsky, W. Lee, Y.-J. Lee, and P. V. Braun: Infiltration of 3D photonic crystals with embedded structures, Polymer Preprints, 43(1), 15-16 (2002).


7. P. V. Braun, R. W. Zehner, C. A. White, M. K. Weldon, S. S. Patel and P. Wiltzius: Optical spectroscopy of high dielectric contrast 3D photonic crystals, Europhysics Letters,56, 207-213 (2001)

6. V. Tohver, J. E. Smay, A. Braem, P. V. Braun, J. A. Lewis: Nanoparticle halos: A new colloid stabilization mechanism, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 98, 8950-8955 (2001).

5. T. M. Dellinger, P. V. Braun: BiOCl nanoparticles synthesized in lyotropic liquid crystal nanoreactors, Scripta Materialia, 44, 1893-1897 (2001).

4. E. Rogozhina , G. Belomoin, A. Smith, L. Abuhassan, N. Barry, O. Akcakir, P. V. Braun, and M. H. Nayfeh: Si-N linkage in ultrabright ultrasmall Si nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters, 78, 3711-3713 (2001)

3. P. V. Braun, R. W. Zehner, C. A. White, M. K. Weldon, C. Kloc, S. S. Patel and P. Wiltzius: Epitaxial growth of high dielectric contrast 3D photonic crystals, Advanced Materials, 13, 721-724 (2001).

2. P. V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Electrochemical Fabrication of 3-D Microperiodic Porous Materials, Advanced Materials, 13, 482-485 (2001).

1. O. Cervantes, R. Haasch, and P. V. Braun: Chemical characterization of bulk steel-bulk fluoropolymer interfaces, Advancing Affordable Materials Technology, 33rd International SAMPE Technical Conference, A. Falcone, K. M. Nelson, R. Albers, W. B. Avery eds., vol. 33, p. 1037-1049 (2001).


2. M. U. Pralle, C. M. Whitaker, P. V. Braun and S. I. Stupp: Molecular variables in the self assembly of supramolecular nanostructures, Macromolecules, 33, 3550-3556 (2000).

1. J. Aizenberg, P. V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Patterned Colloidal Deposition Controlled by Electrostatic and Capillary Forces, Physical Review Letters, 84, 2997-3000 (2000).


4. P. V. Braun and P. Wiltzius: Electrochemically grown photonic crystals, Nature, 402, 603-604 (1999).

3. P. V. Braun, P. Osenar, V. Tohver, S. B. Kennedy and S. I. Stupp: Nanostructure templating in inorganic solids with organic lyotropic liquid crystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121, 7302-7309 (1999).

2. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, A. Makhija and P. Braun: Printing process suitable for reel-to-reel production of high-performance organic transistors and circuits, Advanced Materials, 11, 741-745 (1999).

1. P. V. Braun and S. I. Stupp: CdS mineralization of hexagonal, lamellar, and cubic lyotropic liquid crystals, Materials Research Bulletin, 34, 463-469 (1999).


3. S. I. Stupp and P. V. Braun: Molecular manipulation of microstructures: biomaterials, ceramics, and semiconductors, Science, 277, 1242-1248 (1997).

2. V. Tohver, P. V. Braun, M. U. Pralle and S. I. Stupp: Counterion effects in liquid crystal templating of nanostructured CdS, Chemistry of Materials, 9, 1495-1498 (1997).

1. S. I. Stupp, M. U. Pralle, P. V. Braun, G. Tew, P. Osenar and L. S. Li: Controlling morphology through self assembling organic materials: a synthetic route to quantum dots, Proceedings of the fourth international symposium on quantum confinement: nanoscale materials, devices, and systems, 191st meeting of the Electrochemical Society, M. Cahay, J.P. Leburton, S. Bandyopadhyay, and D. J. Lockwood, eds., p. 3-15 (1997).


2. P. Osenar, P. V. Braun and S. I. Stupp: Lamellar semiconductor-organic nanostructures from self assembled templates, Advanced Materials, 8, 1022-1025 (1996).

1. P. V. Braun, P. Osenar and S. I. Stupp: Semiconducting superlattices templated by molecular assemblies, Nature, 380, 325-328 (1996).


1. J. L. Keddie, P. V. Braun and E. P. Giannelis: Interrelationship between densification, crystallization, and chemical evolution in sol-gel titania thin films, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77, 1592-1596 (1994).


1. J. L. Keddie, P. V. Braun and E. P. Giannelis: Relationship between water desorption and low-temperature densification of colloidal anatase thin films, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 76, 2529-2533 (1993).

1.     Nanomaterials and Their Optical Applications, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5224, Guozhong Cao, Younan Xia, Paul V. Braun, editors, 2003.

2.     Tuning the Optical Response of Photonic Bandgap Structures, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5511, Phillippe M. Fauchet, Paul V. Braun, editors, 2004.

3. Tuning the Optical Response of Photonic Bandgap Structures II, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5926, Phillippe M. Fauchet, Paul V. Braun, editors, 2005.


Prof. Paul Braun • Phone: + • Fax: +1.217.333.2736 • Email:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign