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“This work made use of instruments in the Electron Microscopy Core of the University of Illinois Chicago Research Resources Center.”

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  • “Anomalously enhanced ion transport and uptake in functionalized angstrom- scale two- dimensional channels,” Mingzhan, Wang PNAS, January 2, 2024, 121 (2) e2313616121,
  • “Periplasmic biomineralization for semi-artificial photosynthesis,” Lin et al., Sci. Adv. 9, eadg5858 (2023)
  • “A soil-inspired dynamically responsive chemical system for microbial modulation,” Yiliang Lin et al., Nature Chemistry, Volume 15, January 2023, 119–128
  • “Titaniumoxide-based1Dnanofilaments,2D sheets, and mesoporous particles: Synthesis, characterization, and ion intercalation,” Badr et al., Matter 6,3538–3554
  • “Enabling selective zinc-ion intercalation by a eutectic electrolyte for practical anodeless zinc batteries,” Chang Li, et al., Nature Communications, (2023) 14:3067
  • “Direct synthesis and chemical vapor deposition of 2D carbide and nitride MXenes,” Di Wang et al., Science 379,1242-1247(2023).DOI:10.1126/science.add9204
  • “Strain-Driven Surface Reactivity in Magnesium-Ion Battery Cathodes,” J.J. Kim,  K.C. Bilash, H. Park, A. Sundar, G. Evmenenko, D.B. Buchholz, J.L. Guo, B.J. Ingram, P. Zapol, R.F. Klie, and T.T. Fister,  Chemistry of Materials, 36(3), 1342-1351 (2024)
  • “Polymorphism in the Ruddlesden–Popper Nickelate La3Ni2O7: Discovery of a Hidden Phase with Distinctive Layer Stacking, X. Chen, J. Zhang, A.S. Thind, S. Sharma, H. LaBollita, G. Peterson, H. Zheng, D.P. Phelan, A.S. Botana, R.F. Klie, and J.F. Mitchell, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 146(6), 3640-3645 (2024)
  • “Direct synthesis and chemical vapor deposition of 2D carbide and nitride MXenes,” Wang, D., C. Zhou, A.S. Filatov, W. Cho, F. Lagunas, M. Wang, S. Vaikuntanathan, C. Liu, R.F. Klie, and D.V. Talapin, Science, 379(6638), 1242-1247  (2023) – Cover
  • “Hybrid organic–inorganic two-dimensional metal carbide MXenes with amido- and imido-terminated surfaces,” C. Zhou, C., D. Wang, F. Lagunas, B. Atterberry, M. Lei, H. Hu, Z. Zhou, A.S. Filatov, D.-E. Jiang, A.J. Rossini, R.F. Klie, and D.V. Talapin, Nature Chemistry (2023)
  • “Cation defect engineering of core-shell spinels nanoelectrocatalyst for enhanced oxygen evolution reaction,” P. Wang,  P. Kannan, L. Lu, K. Kumar, C. Pan, J.L. Guo, R.F. Klie, and J. Cabana,. Applied Physics Letters, 123(21) (2023)
  • “Enabling selective zinc-ion intercalation by a eutectic electrolyte for practical anodeless zinc batteries,” C. Li, R. Kingsbury, A.S. Thind, A. Shyamsunder, T.T. Fister, R.F. Klie, K.A. Persson, and L.F. Nazar, Nature Communications 14(1) (2023)
  • “Structural Transformations at the Atomic Scale in Spinel Vanadium Oxides upon Mg2+ Extraction,” Lagunas, F., G. Alexander, A.L. Punaro, C. Moscosa, L.H. Hu, J. Cabana, and R.F. Klie, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 6(11), 5681-5689 (2023)
  • “Electrolyte Reactivity on the MgV2O4 Cathode Surface,” H. Jeong, D.T. Nguyen, Y.J. Yang, D.B. Buchholz, G. Evmenenko, J.H. Guo, F.P. Yang, P.C. Redfern, J.Z. Hu, K.T. Mueller, R. Klie, V. Murugesan, J. Connell, V. Prabhakaran, and L. Cheng, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 15(41),  48072-48084 (2023)
  • “Effect of Antisolvent Additives in Aqueous Zinc Sulfate Electrolytes for Zinc Metal Anodes: The Case of Acetonitrile,” S. Ilic, M.J. Counihan, S.N. Lavan, Y.J. Yang, Y.K. Jiang, D. Dhakal, J. Mars, E.N. Antonio, L.K. Iglesias, T.T. Fister, Y. Zhang, E.J. Maginn, M.F. Toney, R.F. Klie, J.G. Connell, and S. Tepavcevic,. ACS Energy Letters, 9(1), 201-208 (2023)
  • “Nanoceria Aggregate Formulation Promotes Buffer Stability, Cell Clustering, and Reduction of Adherent Biofilm in Streptococcus mutans,” K. Ellepola, L. Bhatt, L. Chen, C. Han, F. Jahanbazi, R.F. Klie, F.L. Vargas, Y.B. Mao, K. Novakovsky, B. Sapkota, and R.P. Pesavento,  ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 9(8), 4686-4697 (2023)
  • “Titanium oxide-based 1D nanofilaments, 2D sheets, and mesoporous particles: Synthesis, characterization, and ion intercalation,” H.O. Badr, J. Cope, T. Kono, T. Torita, F. Lagunas, E. Castiel, R.F. Klie, and M.W. Barsoum,  Matter, 6(10) (2023)
  • “On the structure of one-dimensional TiO2 lepidocrocite,” H.O. Badr, F. Lagunas, D.E. Autrey, J. Cope, T. Kono, T. Torita, R.F. Klie, Y.-J. Hu, and M.W. Barsoum, Matter, 6, 1-14 (2023) – Cover
  • “Solid state reduction of nickelate thin films,” W.Z. Wei, K. Shin, H.W. Hong, Y. Shin, A.S. Thind, Y.J. Yang, R.F. Klie, F.J. Walker, and C.H. Ahn, Physical Review Materials, 7, 013802, (2023)
  • “CdTe-based thin film photovoltaics: Recent advances, current challenges and future prospects,” M.A. Scarpulla, B. McCandless, A.B. Phillips, Y.F. Yan, M.J. Heben, C. Wolden, G. Xiong, W.K. Metzger, D. Mao, D. Krasikov, I. Sankin, S. Grover, A. Munshi, W. Sampath, J.R. Sites, A. Bothwell, D. Albin, M.O. Reese, A. Romeo, M. Nardone, R. Klie, J.M. Walls, T. Fiducia, A. Abbas, and S.M. Hayes, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 255, 12289 (2023)
  • “Electro-optical characterization of arsenic-doped CdSeTe and CdTe solar cell absorbers doped in-situ during close space sublimation,” A. Danielson, C. Reich, R. Pandey, A. Munshi, A. Onno, W. Weigand, D. Kuciauskas, S.M. Li, A. Bothwell, J.L. Guo, M. Murugeson, J.S. McCloy, R. Klie, Z.C. Holman, and W. Sampath, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 251, 112110 (2023)
  • “Parabolic Potential Surfaces Localize Charge Carriers in Nonblinking Long-Lifetime “Giant” Colloidal Quantum Dots,” Palmai, M., J.S. Beckwith, N.T. Emerson, T. Zhao, E.B. Kim, S.H. Yin, P. Parajuli, K. Tomczak, K. Wang, B. Sapkota, M. Tien, N. Jiang, R.F. Klie, H.W. Yang, and P.T. Snee, Nano Letters, 22(23), 9470-9476  (2022)
  • “Intercalation of Ca into a Highly Defective Manganese Oxide at Room Temperature,” B.J. Kwon, L. Yin, C.J. Bartel, K. Kumar, P. Parajuli, J. Gim, S. Kim, Y.A. Wu, R.F. Klie, S.H. Lapidus, B. Key, G. Ceder, and J. Cabana, Chemistry of Materials (2022)
  • “Investigation of Ca Insertion into a-MoO3 Nanoparticles for High Capacity Ca-Ion Cathodes,” S. Kim,L. Yin, S.M. Bak, T.T. Fister, H. Park, P. Parajuli, J. Gim, Z.Z. Yang, R.F. Klie, P. Zapol, Y.H. Du, S.H. Lapidus, and J.T. Vaughey, Nano Letters, 22(6),2228-2235 (2022)
  • “Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Growth of Model Cathodes to Study Interfacial Ion Diffusion,” B. KC, J. Farrell, G. Crabtree, J. Cabana, R.F. Klie, Adv. Mat. Interfaces, 2201187, 2022
  • “V2O5 as Magnesium Intercalation Cathode,” R.Trocoli, P. Parajuli, C. Frontera, A.P. Black, G.C.B. Alexander, I. Roy, M.E. Arroyo-de Dompablo, R.F. Klie, J. Cabana, and M.R. Palacin. ACS Applied Energy Materials (2022)
  • “Synthesis and Mg2+ deintercalation in manganese spinel nanocrystals,” L.H. Hu, S. Kim, J.R. Jokisaari, G.M. Nolis, H.D. Yoo, J.W. Freeland, R.F. Klie, T.T. Fister, and J. Cabana,. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 315, 23469 (2022)
  • “Radiation-induced phase separation in nanostructured Hf-In-C ternary thin films under irradiation with 200 keV Ar+ ion beam,” J. Vacik, A. Cannavo, S. Bakardjieva, J. Kupcik, V. Lavrentiev, G. Ceccio, P. Horak, J. Nennecek, A. Verna, M. Parmeggianie, L. Calcagno, R.F. Klie, and J. Duchon, Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, (2022)
  • “Ingrained: An Automated Framework for Fusing Atomic-Scale Image Simulations into Experiments,” E. Schwenker, V.S.C. Kolluru, J.L. Guo, R. Zhang, X.B. Hu, Q.C. Li, J.T. Paul, M.C. Hersam, V.P. Dravid, R.F.  Klie, J.R. Guest, and M.K.Y. Chan, Small, (2022)
  • “The Key Role of Tin (Sn) in Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti2SnC (M(2)AX) Thin Nanocrystalline Films and Powdered Polycrystalline Samples,” S. Bakardjieva, J. Plocek, B. Ismagulov, J. Kupcik, J. Vacik, G. Ceccio, V. Lavrentiev, J. Nemecek, S. Michna, and R.F. Klie, Nanomaterials, 12(3) (2022)
  • “Improving CdSeTe Devices With a Back Buffer Layer of CuxAlOy ,” M.K. Jamarkattel, A.B. Phillips, K.K. Subedi, E. Bastola, J.M. Gibbs, J.D. Friedl, S. Rijal, D. Pokhrel, R.A. Awni, D.B. Li, J. Farrell, R.F. Klie, X. Mathew, Y.F. Yan, R.J. Ellingson, and M.J. Heben, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 12(1),  16-21 (2022)
  • “Hydroxyapatite as a scavenger of reactive radiolysis species in graphene liquid cells for in situ electron microscopy,” J.R. Jokisaari, X. Hu, A. Mukherjee, V. Uskokovic, and R.F. Klie, Nanotechnology, 32(48) (2021)
  • “Ion-beam-induced crystallization of radiation-resistant MAX phase nanostructures,” J. Vacik, S. Bakardjieva, P. Horak, A. Cannavo, G. Ceccio, V. Lavrentiev, D. Fink, J. Plocek, J. Kupcik, L. Calcagno, and R. Klie, Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, 176(1-2), 119-137 (2021)
  • “Dynamically Stable Active Sites from Surface Evolution of Perovskite Materials during the Oxygen Evolution Reaction,” P.P. Lopes, D.Y. Chung, X. Rui, H. Zheng, H.Y. He, P. Martins, D. Strmcnik, V.R. Stamenkovic, P. Zapol, J.F. Mitchell, R.F. Klie, and N.M. Markovic, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 143(7), 2741-2750 (2021) [Cover of JACS]
  • “Control of crystal size tailors the electrochemical performance of alpha-V2O5 as a Mg2+ intercalation host,” I.D. Johnson, N. Stapleton, G. Nolis, D. Bauer, P. Parajuli, H.D. Yoo, L. Yin, B.J. Ingram, R.F. Klie, S. Lapidus, J.A. Darr, and J. Cabana, Nanoscale, 13(22), 10081-10091 (2021)“Automated plasmon peak fitting derived temperature mapping in a scanning transmission electron microscope,” A. Barker, B. Sapkota, J.P. Oviedo, and R. Klie, AIP Advances, 11(3), 035322 (2021)