Recent Publications

Listed below are our publications since 2012.  For a full list of our 179 publications, please click here.

  1. How Indium Nitride Senses Water”, V. Jovic, S. Moser, S. Ulstrup, D. Goodacre, E. Dimakis, R. Koch, L. Moreschini, S.-K. Mo, C. Jozwiak, A. Bostwick, E. Rotenberg, T. Moustakas, and K.E. Smith, Nano Letters (in press)
  2. Nano-engineering electron correlations in oxide superlattices”, J. Laverock, M. Gu, V. Jovic, J.W. Lu, S.A. Wolf, R.M. Qiao, W. Yang, and K.E. Smith, Nano Futures 1, 031001 (2017)
  3. Surface Segregation in Lanthanum Strontium Manganite Thin Films and its Potential Effect on the Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, J.N. Davis, K.F. Ludwig, K.E. Smith, J. Woicik, S. Gopalan, U.B. Pal, and S.N. Basu, J. Electrochem. Soc., 164, F3091-F3096 (2017)
  4. Orbital orientation mapping of V2O5”, B. Lamoureux, V. Jovic, V.R. Singh, and K.E. Smith, J. App. Phys. 122, 045305 (2017)
  5. Large-Area 2D/3D MoS2–MoO2 Heterostructures with Thermally Stable Exciton and Intriguing Electrical Transport Behaviors”, D.W. Li, Z.Y. Xiao, H.R. Golgir, L. Jiang, V.R. Singh, K. Keramatnejad, K.E. Smith, X. Hong, L. Jiang, J.-F. Silvain, and Y.F. Lu, Adv. Elec. Mater. 1600335 (2017)
  6. Structural and Electronic Properties of Thermally Evaporated V2O5 Epitaxial Thin Films”, B. Lamoureux, V.R. Singh, V. Jovic, J. Kuyyalil, T.-Y. Su, K.E. Smith, Thin Solid Films 615, 409 (2016)
  7. An X-Ray Spectroscopic Perspective of Electron Localization and Transport in Tungsten Doped Bismuth Vanadate Single Crystals”, V. Jovic, A.J. Rettie, V.R. Singh, J.-S. Zhou, C.B. Mullins, T.-Y. Su, B. Lamoureux, H. Bluhm, J. Laverock, K.E. Smith, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 31958 (2016)
  8. Observation of Surface States on Heavily Indium Doped SnTe(111), a Superconducting Topological Crystalline Insulator”, C.M. Polley, V. Jovic, T-Y. Su, M. Saghir, T. Balasubramanian, G. Balakrishnan, J. Laverock, and K.E. Smith, Phys. Rev. B 93, 075132 (2016)
  9. Interfacial electronic structure of C60/ZnPc/AZO on photoemission spectroscopy for organic photovoltaic applications”, N. Heo, Y. Kim, Y. Jung, S. Cheon, S. Cho, S.W. Cho, S. Park, Y. Yi, K.E. Smith, Chem. Phys. 478, 145 (2016)
  10. Interfacial Electronic Structure of C60/Chloro-Aluminum Phthalocyanine on a PTCDA Layer for Organic Photovoltaic Devices”, H. Lee, Y. Jung, N Lee, J. Kim, S.W. Cho, D. Newby, and K.E. Smith, Science of Advanced Materials, 8, 1795 (2016)
  11. Electron Accumulation in InN Thin Films and Nanowires”, L. Colakerol Arslan and K.E. Smith, in “Low-Dimensional and Nanostructured Materials and Devices Properties, Synthesis, Characterization, Modelling and Applications”, Page 309.  Editors: Hilmi Ünlü, Norman J. M. Horing, Jaroslaw Dabowski.  Springer 2016
  12. Soft X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of the Electronic Structure in M-BiVO4 (M = Mo, W)”, V. Jovic, J. Laverock, A.J.E. Rettie, J. Zhou, C. Buddie Mullins, V.R. Singh, T-Yi Su, B. Lamoureux, D. Wilson, T. Söhnel, B. Jovic, and K.E. Smith, J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 23743 (2015)
  13. Vacancy assisted SrO formation on La0.8Sr0.2Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ surfaces – a synchrotron photoemission study”, J. Kuyyalil, D. Newby, J. Laverock, Y. Yu, D. Cetin, S. Basu, K. Ludwig, and K.E. Smith, Surf. Sci. 642, 33 (2015)
  14. Surface evolution of lanthanum strontium cobalt ferrite thin films at low temperatures”, D. Newby Jr., J. Kuyyalil, J. Laverock, K.E. Smith, Y. Yu, J. Davis, and S. Basu, Thin Solid Films 589, 655 (2015).
  15. Heterojunction Synergies in Au/TiO2 Photocatalysts; Implications for Solar Hydrogen Production”, V. Jovic, K.E. Smith, Z.H. Al-Azri, H. Idriss, and G.I.N. Waterhouse, Chem. Sus. Chem. 8, 2551 (2015)
  16. Enhanced Electron Correlations at the SrxCa1-xVO3 surface”, J. Laverock, J. Kuyyalil, B. Chen, R.P. Singh, B. Karlin, J.C. Woicik, G. Balakrishnan, and K.E. Smith, Phys. Rev. B 91, 165123 (2015)
  17. Simultaneous Spectroscopic, Diffraction and Microscopic Study of the Metal-Insulator Transition of VO2”, J. Laverock, S. Kittiwatanakul, A.A. Zakharov, Y.R. Niu, B. Chen, J. Kuyyalil, S A. Wolf, J.W. Lu, and K.E. Smith, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1730, 480 (2015)
  18. Evolution of correlated electron behavior from the surface to the bulk in SrxCa1-xVO3”, J. Laverock, B. Chen, J. Kuyyalil, R.P. Singh, G. Balakrishnan, R.M. Qiao, W.L. Yang, J. Adell, B. Karlin, J.C. Woicik, and K.E. Smith, Proc. Mater. Res. Soc. 1730, 265 (2015)
  19. Effects of rare-earth size on the electronic structure of La1-xLuxVO3“, B. Chen, J. Laverock, D. Newby Jr., J.F. McNulty, K.E. Smith, P.-A. Glans, J.-H. Guo, R.M. Qiao, W. Yang, M.R. Lees, L.D. Tung, R.P. Singh, and G. Balakrishnan, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 27, 105503 (2015)
  20. Direct Observation of Decoupled Structural and Electronic Transitions and an Ambient Pressure Monoclinic-Like Metallic Phase of VO2”, J. Laverock, S. Kittiwatanakul, A.A. Zhakarov, Y. Niu, B. Chen, S.A. Wolf, J.W. Lu and K.E. Smith, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 216402 (2014)
  21. Potassium and Ion Beam induced Electron Accumulation in InN”, L. Colakerol, L.F.J. Piper, A. Fedorov, T. Chen, T.D. Moustakas, and K.E. Smith, Surf. Sci. 632, 154 (2014)
  22. Observation of low-energy V t2g orbital excitations in NdVO3”, J. Laverock, B. Chen, A.R.H. Preston, D. Newby, Jr., L.F.J. Piper, L.D. Tung, G. Balakrishnan, P.-A. Glans, J.-H. Guo and K.E. Smith, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 26, 455603 (2014)
  23. Electronic Structure of ClAlPc/Pentacene/ITO Interfaces Studied by Using Soft X -ray Spectroscopy”, S.W. Cho,  S. Lee, M. Kim, N. Heo, G. Lee, and K.E. Smith, J. Korean Phys. Soc., 65, 1629 (2014)
  24. X-ray absorption spectroscopy and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering study of the first lithiation cycle of the Li-ion battery cathode Li2-xMnSiO4”, P.T. Kristiansen, M. Dahbi, T. Gustafsson, K. Edström, D. Newby, K.E. Smith, and L.C. Duda, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 3846 (2014).
  25. Electronic structure of β-NaxV2O5 (x ≈ 0.33) polycrystalline films: growth, spectroscopy, and theory“, B. Chen, J. Laverock, D. Newby, Jr., T.-Y. Su, K.E. Smith, W. Wu, L.H. Doerrer, N.F. Quackenbush, S. Sallis, L.F.J. Piper, D.A. Fischer, and J.C. Woicik, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 1081 (2014)
  26. Determination of individual atomic site contribution to the electronic structure of 3,4,9,10-perylene-tetracarboxylic-dianhydride (PTCDA)“, S.W. Cho, A. DeMasi, A.R.H. Preston, K.E. Smith, L.F.J. Piper, K.V. Chauhan, and T.S. Jones, J. Chem. Phys. 139, 184711 (2013)
  27. Resonant soft x-ray emission as a bulk probe of correlated electron behavior in metallic SrxCa1-xVO3”, J. Laverock, B. Chen, K.E. Smith, G. Balakrishnan, M. Gu, J.W. Lu, S A. Wolf, R.M. Qiao, W. Yang, J. Adell, and T. Balasubramanian, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 047402 (2013)
  28. Origin of the Bipolar Doping Behavior of SnO from X-ray Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory”, L.F.J. Piper, J.P. Allen, D.O. Scanlon, N.F. Quackenbush, S. Sallis, J.A. Hewlett, A.S. Nandur, K.E. Smith, C. Weiland, D.A. Fischer, B.E. White, and G.W. Watson, Chem. Mat. 25, 3114 (2013)
  29. Determination of the k-resolved susceptibility function of 2H-TaSe2 from angle-resolved photoemission measurements“, J. Laverock, D. Newby Jr., E. Abreu, R. Averitt, K.E. Smith, R.P. Singh, G. Balakrishnan, J. Adell, and T. Balasubramanian, Phys. Rev. B. 88, 035108 (2013)
  30. Transport behavior and electronic structure of phase pure VO2 thin films grown on c-plane sapphire under different O2 partial pressure”, S. Kittiwatanakul, J. Laverock, D. Newby, K.E. Smith, S.A. Wolf, and J. Lu, J. Appl. Phys.  114, 053703 (2013)
  31. Elucidating the nature of pseudo Jahn-Teller distortions in LixMnPO4: Combining density functional theory with soft and hard x-ray spectroscopy“, L.F.J. Piper, N.F. Quackenbush, S. Sallis, D.O. Scanlon, G.W. Watson, K.-W. Nam, X.-Q. Yang, K.E. Smith, F. Omenya, N.A. Chernova, and M.S. Whittingham, J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 10383 (2013)
  32. Electronic Structure of Boron Doped Diamond: An X-Ray Spectroscopic Study”, P.-A. Glans, T. Learmonth, K.E. Smith, S. Ferro, A. De Battisti, M. Mattesini, R. Ahuja, and J.-H. Guo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 162103 (2013)
  33. Electronic structure of the Kagomé staircase compounds Ni3V2O8 and Co3V2O8”, J. Laverock, B. Chen, A.R.H. Preston, K.E. Smith, N.R. Wilson, G. Balakrishnan, P.-A. Glans and J.-H. Guo, Phys. Rev. B 87, 125133 (2013)
  34. Electronic structure of WO3 and Na0.667WO3 from soft x-ray spectroscopy and density functional theory”, B. Chen, A.R.H. Preston, J. Laverock, L.F.J. Piper, S.W. Cho, A. DeMasi, K.E. Smith, P.-A. Glans, J.-H. Guo, D. O. Scanlon, G.W. Watson, and R.G. Egdell, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 25, 165501 (2013).
  35. Analysis of Visible-Light-Active Sn(II)-TiO2 Photocatalysts”, V.B.R. Boppana, F. Jiao, D. Newby, Jr., J. Laverock, K.E Smith, J.C. Jumas, G. Hutchings, and R.F. Lobo, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 6185 (2013)
  36. Metal-Insulator Transition Induced in CaVO3 Ultrathin Films”, M. Gu, J. Laverock, B. Chen, K.E. Smith, S.A. Wolf, and J. Lu, J. Appl. Phys. 113, 133704 (2013)