Carmichael Research Lab


Publication List


selected publications:
  • A. Vohra, N. Suhan, C. Siegers, R. S. Carmichael, G. J. E. Davidson, T. B. Carmichael (2015) "Reinventing Butyl Rubber for Stretchable Electronics", Advanced Functional Materials 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201601283
  • A. Vohra, P. Imin, M. Imit, R. S. Carmichael, J. Meena, A. Adronov, T. B. Carmichael (2015) Transparent, "Stretchable, and Conductive SWNT Films Using Supramolecular Functionalization and Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly" RSC Adv., 2016,6, 29254-29263 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA02629J
  • H. L. Filiatrault, R. S. Carmichael, R. Boutette, T. B. Carmichael (2015) "Bottom-Up Fabrication of a Low-Cost Microstructured Layer for Extremely Stretchable Gold Films" ACS Appl. Mater. and Interfaces 7, 20745-20752.
  • M. Baghbanzadeh, F. C. Simeone, C. M. Bowers, K. Liao, M. Baghbanzadeh, M. S. Miller, T. B. Carmichael, G. M. Whitesides (2014) "Odd-Even Effects in Charge Transport across n-Alkanethiolate-Based SAMs" Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136 (48), pp 16919–16925 link
  • M. S. Miller, M. –A. Ferrato, A. Niec, M. C. Biesinger, T. B. Carmichael (2014) "Ultrasmooth Gold Surfaces Prepared by Chemical Mechanical Polishing for Applications in Nanoscience" Langmuir 2014, 30 (47), pp 14171–14178 link
  • M. S. Miller, R. R. San Juan, M. –A. Ferrato, T. B. Carmichael (2014) "The Unusual Self-Organization of Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers on Ultrasmooth Gold" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 4212-4222
  • R. R. San Juan, C. J. Allan, M. Iqbal, S. H. Eichhorn, C. L.B. Macdonald and T. B. Carmichael (2013) “New Dihexadecyldithiophosphate SAMs on Gold Provide Insight into the Unusual Dependence of Adsorbate Chelation on Substrate Morphology in SAMs of Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acids” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013), 135 (42), 15784-93

  • M. S. Miller, J. C. O’Kane, A. Niec, R. S. Carmichael and T. B. Carmichael (2013) “Silver Nanowire/Optical Adhesive Coatings as Transparent Electrodes for Flexible Electronics” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5 (20), pp 10165–10172
  • R. R. San Juan, T. B. Carmichael (2012) “Formation of Self-Assembled Monolayers with Homogeneously Mixed, Loosely Packed Alkyl Groups Using Unsymmetrical Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acids” Langmuir 28, 17701-17708.
  • R. R. San Juan, M. S. Miller, M. -A. Ferrato, T. B. Carmichael (2012) “Influence of Alkyl Chain Length on the Structure of Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold” Langmuir 28, 13253-13260.

  • H. L. Filiatrault, G. C. Porteous, R. S. Carmichael, G. J. E. Davidson, T. B. Carmichael (2012) “Stretchable Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells Using an Elastomeric Emissive Material” Adv. Mater.24, 2673-2678.
  • M. S. Miller, R. R. San Juan, M. -A. Ferrato, T. B. Carmichael (2011) New Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs): The Influence of Gold Substrate Morphology on Adsorbate Binding and SAM Structure Langmuir 27, 10019-10026.
  • M. S. Miller, G. J. E. Davidson, T. B. Carmichael (2010) Templated Self-Assembly of Glass Microspheres into Ordered Two-Dimensional Arrays under Dry Conditions Langmuir 26, 5286-5290.
  • M. S. Miller, H. L. Filiatrault, G. J. E. Davidson, T. B. Carmichael (2009) Selectively Metallized Polymeric Substrates by Microcontact Printing an Aluminum (III) Porphyrin Complex J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 765-772.
  • M. S. Miller, G. J. E. Davidson, B. J. Sahli, C. M. Mailloux, T. B. Carmichael (2007) Fabrication of Elastomeric Wires by Selective Electroless Metallization of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Adv. Mater. 20, 59-64.
  • K. E. Paul, T. L. Breen, T. Hadzik, G. M. Whitesides (2005) Imaging Patterns of Intensity in Topographically Directed Photolithography J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 23, 918-925.
  • T. B. Carmichael, S. J. Vella, A. Afzali (2004) Selective Electroless Metal Deposition Using Microcontact Printing of Phosphine-Phosphonic Acid Inks Langmuir 20, 5593-5598.
  • A. Afzali, C. D. Dimitrakopoulos, T. L. Breen (2002) High-Performance, Solution-Processed Organic Thin Film Transistors from a Novel Pentacene Precursor J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 8812-8813.
  • A. Afzali, T. L. Breen and C. R. Kagan (2002) An Efficient Synthesis of Symmetrical Oligothiophenes: Synthesis and Transport Properties of a Soluble Sexithiophene Derivative Chem. Mater. 14, 1742-1746.
  • T. L. Breen, P. M. Fryer, R. W. Nunes and M. E. Rothwell (2002) Patterning Indium Tin Oxide and Indium Zinc Oxide Using Microcontact Printing and Wet Etching Langmuir 18, 194-197.
  • C. R. Kagan, T. L. Breen and L. L. Kosbar (2001) Patterning Organic-Inorganic Thin-Film Transistors Using Microcontact Printed Templates Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3536-3538.
  • D H. Gracias, J. Tien, T. L. Breen, C. Hsu and G. M. Whitesides (2000) Forming Electrical Networks in Three Dimensions by Self-Assembly Science 289, 1170-1172.
  • T. L. Breen, J. Tien, S. Oliver, T. Hadzic and G. M. Whitesides (1999) Design and Self-Assembly of Open, Regular, 3D Mesostructures Science 284, 948-951.
  • J. Tien, T. L. Breen and G. M. Whitesides (1998) Crystallization of Millimeter-Scale Objects with Use of Capillary Forces J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120, 12670-12671.
  • K. E. Paul, T. L. Breen, J. Aizenberg and G. M. Whitesides (1998) Maskless Photolithography: Embossed Photoresist as Its Own Optical Element Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 2893-2895.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1997) Metallacycle Transfer Routes to Main Group Phosphacycles Organometallics 16, 365-369.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1996) Synthesis and Reactivity of Phosphametallacycles: Sterically Induced Epimerizations and Retrocycloadditions Organometallics 15, 5729-5737.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1996) Reactivity Studies of Methylzirconocene Phosphide Complexes Organometallics 15, 4509-4514.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1996) Zr-E π-Bonding in Complexes Derived from E-H Additions to Cp2Zr(PC6H2-2,4,6-t-Bu3)(PMe3) Organometallics 15, 4223-4227.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1996) Synthesis and Reactivity of Phospha-metallacyclobutenes: Sterically Induced [4+2] Retrocycloadditions J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 4204-4205.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1995) Phosphinidene Transfer Reactions of the Terminal Phosphinidene Complex Cp2Zr(PC6H2-2,4,6-t-Bu3)(PMe3) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 11914-11921.
  • C. S. Vizniowski, J. R. Green, T. L. Breen and A. V. Dalacu (1995) Propargyl Chlorides as Sources for Cobalt Stabilized γ-Carbonyl Cations J. Org. Chem. 60, 7496-7502.
  • J. Ho, T. L. Breen, A. Ozarowski and D. W. Stephan (1994) Early Metal Mediated P-P Bond Formation in Cp2M(PR)2 and Cp2M(PR)3 Complexes Inorg. Chem. 33, 865-870.
  • Z. Hou, T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1993) Formation and Reactivity of the Early Metal Phosphides and Phosphinidenes Cp*2Zr=PR, Cp*2Zr(PR)2 and Cp*2Zr(PR)3 Organometallics 12, 3158-3167.
  • T. L. Breen and D. W. Stephan (1992) Substitution or Nucleophilic Attack by Phosphines in ZrCl4(THF)2 Inorg. Chem. 31, 4019-4022.