Recent Publications, Presentations, and Theses

 

Publications

“Anomalous quantum critical spin dynamics in YFe2Al10;” K. Huang, C. Tan, J. Zhang, Z. Ding, D. E. MacLaughlin, O.O. Bernal, P.-C. Ho, C. Baines, L. S. Wu, M. C. Aronson, and L. Shu; Phys Rev B (97), 155110 (2018).

“Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA) Based on Thread, Paper, and Fabric”, Gonzalez, A.; Gaines, M.; Gallegos, L. Y.; Guevara, R.; Gomez, F. A. Electrophoresis, 2018, 39, 476-484.

“Microfluidic Thread-Based Electrode System to Detect Glucose and Acetylthiocholine”, Gaines, M.; Gonzalez-Guerrero, M. J.; Uchida, K.; Gomez, F. A. Electrophoresis, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/elps.201800348, in press.

“Discovery of slow magnetic fluctuations and critical slowing down in the pseudogap phase of YBa2Cu3Oy;” J. Zhang, Z. Ding, C. Tan, K. Huang, O.O. Bernal, P-C Ho, G.D. Morris, A.D. Hillier, P. K. Biswas, S.P. Cottrell, H. Xiang, X. Yao, D.E. MacLaughlin, and Lei Shu; Science Advances, (4), eaao5235, (2018).

“Enzyme Chemotaxis on Paper-Based Devices”, Ilacas, G. C.; Basa, A.; Sen, A.; Gomez, F. A. Anal. Sci. 2018, 34, 115-119.

“A Microfluidic Glucose Sensor Incorporating a Novel Thread-Based Electrode System”, Gaines, M.; Gonzalez-Guerrero, M. J.; Uchida, K.; Gomez, F. A. Electrophoresis, 2018, 39, 2131-2135.

“Rapid and multimodal in vivo bioimaging of cancer cells through in situ biosynthesis of Zn&Fe nanoclusters,” Du, T.; Zhao, C.; Rehman, F. Lai, L.; Li, X.; Sun, Y.; Luo, S.; Jiang, H.; Selke, M.; Wang, X.; Nano Res. 2017, 10, 2626-2632.

“Advances in Understanding the Kinetics of Solidification: Modeling Microstructural Evolution,” M. Eshraghi, and S.D. Felicelli, in: Manufacturing Techniques for Materials: Engineering and Engineered, Advances, and Applications, edited by T.S. Srivatsan, page 511, CRC Press, 2017.

“Ferromagnetism and Giant Paramagnetism in Cu@C nanocomposites,” M. Estiphanos, K. Nelms, E. Sharoyan, H. Gyulasaryan, A. Manukyan, A. Mirzakhanyan, O. Bernal, A. Kocharian, Advanced Materials: TechConnect Briefs, Vol 1, pages 99-102, May 2018.

“Transport properties through multi-barrier magnetic system containing a non-coplanar defect,” A.S. Sahakyan, A.V. Poghosyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, Proceedings Tech Connect World, Innovation Conference and Expo. Anaheim, LA (2018).

“Heterostructure Spin-Dependent Transport: Non-collinearity in magnetic barrier nanoinclusions,” A. Sahakyan, R. Movsesyan, and A. Kocharian; Review Chapter in Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Third Edition. Lyshevski, S. Ed.; Taylor and Francis: New York (2017). CRC Press. Published online. doi: /10.1081/E-ENN3-140000018.

 

Presentations

Ortiz, R.; Robinson, J.; Gomez, F. A. “The Development of Thread-Based Fuel Cells and MoS2 Nanoflowers as Biosensors.” Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Pasadena, CA, November, 2018.

Uchida, K; Gomez, F. A. “Microfluidics Thread-Based Electrode System to Detect Glucose and Acetylthiocholine.” Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Pasadena, CA, November, 2018.

Basa, R. M.; Ilacas, G.; Nelms, K.; Sosa, J.; Gomez, F. A. “Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices for Glucose Assays Employing a Metal-Organic Framework (MOF).” Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Pasadena, CA, November, 2018.

Ortiz Cisneros, R.; Simonson, N.; Robinson, J.; Gomez, F. A. “Optimized Growth Conditions of MoS2 Nanoflowers for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER) Catalyzation.” Nano Western Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Pasadena, CA, October, 2018.

Greta O'Dea, Guo-meng Zhao, Engelbert Redel, Helmut Baumgart and Oscar Bernal, "63Cu-NMR in pristine HKUST-1 MOF: static and dynamic effects near the Cu environment," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 2018.

Jacob Labry, Oscar Bernal and Guo-meng Zhao, "Strong dependence of the oxygen-isotope effect on the A-site radius in half-doped A-site disordered," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 2018.

Silverio Delgado, Shrishti Yadav, Lei Shu and Oscar Bernal, "Intrinsic magnetic effects in LaO0.5F0.5BiS2 from magnetic susceptibility and NMR measurements," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 2018.

Armen Kocharian, Medhanie Estiphanos, Eduard Sharoyan, Aram Manukyan, Harutyun Gyulasaryan and Oscar Bernal, "Giant Paramagnetism and Ferromagnetism of Copper Nanoparticles in a Carbon Matrix," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 2018.

Armond Khodagulyan, Oscar Bernal, Guo-meng Zhao, "Oxygen-isotope effects in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+y from deeply underdoped to heavily overdoped regimes," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2018.

Bo Truong, Oscar Bernal, Guo-meng Zhao, "Oxygen-isotope effects in the electrical and magnetic properties of epitaxial thin films of La1-xCaxMnO3," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2018.

Jose Rodriguez, "Theory for Hidden Spin Resonance versus S+- Superconductivity in Heavily Electron-Doped FeSe," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2018.

Ronald Melendrez, Jose Rodriguez, "Fermi Surface Pockets in Heavily Electron-Doped FeSe by Hidden Magnetic Order," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2018.

Yanette Navarrete, Bo Truong, Charles Zhang, Susan Trolier-McKinstry, John Wei, Guo-meng Zhao, Oscar Bernal, "Magnetoelectricity in Epitaxial Manganite/Piezo Thin Films," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2018.

Radi Jishi, Jose Rodriguez, Timothy Haugan, Michael Susner, "Prediction of Antiferromagnetism in the Chromium-Pnictide BaCr2P2 Confirmed by Synthesis," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2018.

Michael Milovich-Goff, Matthew Brahlek, Turan Birol, Roman Engel-Herbert, "Transport Data Analysis in Strontium Vanadate," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 2018.

Medhanie Estiphanos, Aram Manukyan, Eduard Sharoyan, Harutyun Gyulasaryan, Oscar Bernal, Armen Kocharian, "Coexistence of Ferromagnetism and Giant Paramagnetism in Small Carbon Coated Copper Nanoparticles," APS March Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 2018.

Silverio Delgado, Shrishti Yadav, Lei Shu and Oscar Bernal, "Intrinsic Magnetic susceptibility in LaO0.5F0.5BiS2 and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance measurements," 26th Annual Student Symposium 2018, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2018.

R. Lenart, M. Eshraghi, S. D. Felicelli, "Modeling Dendritic Solidification in Microgravity and Terrestrial Conditions," TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

S. A. Nabavizadeh, M. Eshraghi, S. D. Felicelli, "A Phase-Field Lattice Boltzmann Model for Bubble-Dendrite Interaction During Solidification of Binary Alloys," TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

A. Kocharian, M. Estiphanos, E. Sharoyan, H. Gyulasaryan, A. Manukyan, A. Mirzakhanyan, O. Bernal, "Ferromagnetism and Giant Paramagnetism of Copper Nanoparticles Coated by Carbon Shell," International Conference on Magnetism, San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2018.

A.S. Sahakyan, A.V. Poghosyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, "Transport properties through multi-barrier magnetic system containing a non-coplanar defect," International Conference on Magnetism, San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2018.

M. Estiphanos, E. Sharoyan, H. Gyulasaryan, A. Manukyan, A. Mirzakhanyan, O. Bernal, A. Kocharian, "Ferromagnetism and Giant Paramagnetism in Cu@C nanocomposites," Tech Connect World, Innovation conference and Expo. Anaheim, CA May 13, 2018.

A.S. Sahakyan, A.V. Poghosyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, "Magnetic Heterostructures with Tunable Spin-dependent Transport Properties," Tech Connect World, Innovation Conference and Expo. Anaheim, CA, May 13, 2018.

S. Sahakyan, A.V. Poghosyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, "Spin-dependent Transport in Periodical Magnetic Heterostructures," APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (2018).

M. Estipanos, Oral report at the 26-th Annual Student Symposium. Magnetic Properties of Carbon Doped with Nickel and Copper Nanoparticles. California State University, Los Angeles CA, March (2018).

Jesse Duque and Yangyang Liu, “Mechanism-Guided Design of Metal Organic Frameworks for Methane Storage,” CSULA 26th Annual Symposium on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (March 2, 2018).

Katherine Nelms and Yangyang Liu, “Synthesis of Nano-scale Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Degradation of Chemical Warfare Agents,” UCI’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of California Irvine, (July 21, 2017).

Katherine Nelms and Yangyang Liu, “Enzyme Encapsulation in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Increased Stability,” Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, Cal Poly Pomona (November 18, 2017).

Also presented at the CSU 30th Annual Biotechnology Symposium, San Jose, CA (January 12-13, 2018) and at the CSULA 26th Annual Student Symposium on Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activities (March 2, 2018)

Brandon Liu and Yangyang Liu, "PEGylation of Metal–Organic Frameworks as Drug Carriers," SoCal Undergraduate Chemistry Research Symposium (University of California, Irvine, July 2017). Also presented at the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (Cal Poly Pomona, November 2017); CSU Annual Biotechnology Symposium (San Jose, CA; January 2018), the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM (Washington, DC; February 2018) and the CSULA 26th Annual Student Symposium on Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activities (March 2, 2018)

J. Santana, K. Paquini, R. Alonzo-Ugalde, A. Sifuentes and A. Pazouki, "Influence of resistive force models on the locomotion on granular materials," American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), 2018, Quebec City, Canada.

A. Pazouki, M. Kwarta, R. Serban and D. Negrut, "Influence of soft and rigid contact models on granular dynamics," The 5th Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

A Microfluidic Glucose Sensor Incorporating a Novel Thread-Based Electrode System. Uchida, K.; Gaines, M.; Gomez, F. A. Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Riverside, CA, November, 2017.

Thread/Paper-Based Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Guevara, R.; Gonzalez, A.; Gaines, M.; Gallegos, L.; Gomez, F. A. Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Riverside, CA, November, 2017.

S. A. Nabavizadeh, M. Eshraghi, S. D. Felicelli, "Feasibility Study of Different Pseudopotential Multiphase Lattice Boltzmann Methods for Dendritic Solidification," ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2017, Tampa, FL.

E. Dorari, M. Eshraghi, S. D. Felicelli, "Simulation of Dendritic Solidification Using Multiple-Grid Lattice Boltzmann Model," ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2017, Tampa, FL.

S. A. Nabavizadeh, M. Eshraghi, S. D. Felicelli, S. N. Tewari, "Marangoni Effects on Bubble-Dendrite Interactions Under Microgravity and Terrestrial Conditions," 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, October 2017, Seattle, WA.

M. R. Tufenkjian, M. Eshraghi, A. Jamehbozorg, M. Castillo, E. Allen, E. Schiorring, "Development of an Ocean-Themed Introduction to Engineering & Technology Course for Freshmen Students," Oceans MTS/IEEE, June 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland.

E. E. Covarrubias, M. Eshraghi, "Surface Properties of Nickel Superalloys Processed by Additive Manufacturing," POWDERMET2017, June 2017, Las Vegas, NV, (NSF Student Travel Award, WINNER: Poster of Merit).

Chemotactic Behavior on Paper Microfluidic Platforms. Basa, A.; Ilacas, G.; Gomez, F. A. American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April, 2017.

 

Theses

M. Estiphanos, “Giant Paramagnetic and Ferromagnetic Behavior in Carbon Rich Nanoparticles Prepared Using Solid-State Pyrolysis,” May 2018, Chair: Bernal

J. Labry, “Oxygen-Isotope Effect On The Electronic Phase Diagram Of Half-Doped Manganese-Based Perovskite Oxides,” May 2018, Chair: Zhao

A. Khodagulyan, “Oxygen-Isotope Effects in Optimally-Doped and Overdoped Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+y: Understanding of The Microscopic Mechanism of High-Temperature Superconductivity,” May 2018, Chair: Zhao

R. Melendrez, “Fermi Surface Pockets in Heavily Electron-Doped Iron Superconductors,” May 2018, Rodriguez

M. Goff, “Mapping Scatterers in Dielectric Coatings,” May 2018, Chair: Rodriguez

G. Ilacas, “New Paradigms in Paper-Based Microfluidics and their Use in the Study of Materials and their Applications,” May 2018, Chair: Gomez

K. Li, “Photooxodation of Cd-Sulfur Clusters and Small Nanoparticles,” May 2018, Chair: Selke

S. Yadav, “Study of Anomalous Magnetic Effects in As-Grown LaO0.5F0.5BiS2 Using Static 19F NMR & Magnetization,” May 2017, Chair: Bernal

M. Lucas, “ZnSnS3: Structure Prediction, Ferroelectricity, and Solar Cell Applications,” August 2017, Chair: Jishi

Manan Darbinian, “Photooxidation of a Pt(II) Thiolato Complex” August 2016, Chair: Selke