Menuka Adhikari, Navadeep Shrivastava, Starfari T. McClain, Chandra M. Adhikari, Burak Guzelturk, Rabi Khanal, Bhoj Gautam, Zhiping Luo. Luminescence from Self-Trapped Excitons and Energy Transfers in Vacancy-Ordered Hexagonal Halide Perovskite Cs2HfF6 Doped with Rare Earths for Radiation Detection. Adv. Opt. Mater. 10, 2201374 (2022). [Link] (open access; back cover)

Girja Mani Aryal, Krishna Prasad Kandel, Ram Kumar Bhattarai, Basant Giri, Menuka Adhikari, Alisha Ware, Shubo Han, Gibin George, Zhiping Luo, Bhoj Raj Gautam*, and Bhanu Bhakta Neupane*. Material Properties of Traditional Handmade Paper Samples Fabricated from Cellulosic Fiber of Lokta Bushes. ACS Omega 7 (36), 32717–32726 (2022). [Link]

Gibin George, Navadeep Shrivastava, Tamela L. Moore (undergraduate), Caressia S. Edwards (undergraduate), Yulin Lin, Jianguo Wen, Zhiping Luo*. Rare-earth-doped electrospun scheelite CaWO4 nanofibers with excitation-dependent photoluminescence and high-linearity cathodoluminescence for ratiometric UV wavelength and radiation sensors. Opt. Mater. 126, 112130 (2022). [Link]

Kasci D. Pelucarte (undergraduate), Tashi A. Hatchell (undergraduate), Gibin George, Sivasankara Rao Ede, Menuka Adhikari, Yulin Lin, Jianguo Wen, Zhiping Luo and Shubo Han. Electrospun porous La-Sr-Co-Ni-O nanofibers for highly sensitive non-enzymatic glucose detection. Mater. Adv. 3, 2096-2103 (2022). [Link]

Sheenamelia Jones (undergraduate), Alisha Ware (undergraduate), Tia Wright (undergraduate), Danielle Keith (undergraduate), Shubo Han, Daniel Autrey and Bhoj Gautam. Ti3C2TX MXene Hole Transport Layer for Polymer Non-Fullerene Solar Cells. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 926-927 (2022). [Link]

Kaitlyn Zuravel, Lauren Zuravel, Menuka Adhikari, Zhiping Luo and Bhoj Gautam. Novel Gelatin-based Bioplastic Materials Designed to Replace Polystyrene and Polypropylene in Single-use Hard Plastics. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 1592-1593 (2022). [Link]

Menuka Adhikari, Tamela L. Moore (undergraduate), Zamari T. Morris (undergraduate), Shubo Han and Zhiping Luo. Characterization of Electrospun ZnCr2O4 Spinel Nanofibers. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 2656-2657 (2022). [Link]

Menuka Adhikari, Zamari T. Morris (undergraduate), Taheerah Watson (undergraduate), Gibin George, Shubo Han and Zhiping Luo. Observation of Electrospun Yttrium Cobalt Oxide YCoO3 Nanofibers Calcined at Different Temperatures. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 2662-2663 (2022). [Link]

Sivasankara Rao Ede, Caressia S. Edwards (undergraduate) and Zhiping Luo. Synthesis and Characterization of Exfoliated Layered K2La2Ti3O10 Perovskite Oxide. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 2664-2665 (2022). [Link]

Washat Roxanne Ware (undergraduate), Sivasankara Rao Ede, Rachel Wells, Zhiping Luo, Bhoj Gautam. Effect of Deuteration on Morphology of 2D Perovskite (CH3NH3)2Pb(SCN)2I2. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 2798-2799 (2022). [Link]

Ona Udoh (undergraduate), Ashlynn Briles (undergraduate), Bhoj Gautam and Daniel E. Autrey. Effect of Etching Method on the Morphology and Stability of Ti2CTx MXene. Microsc. Microanal. 28 (S1), 2800-2801 (2022). [Link]

Krishna Prasad Kandel, Menuka Adhikari, Madhav Kharel, Girja Mani Aryal, Shiva Pandeya, Mahesh Kumar Joshi, Bipeen Dahal, Bhoj Gautam & Bhanu Bhakta Neupane. Comparative study on material properties of wood-ash alkali and commercial alkali treated Sterculia fiber. Cellulose 29, 5913–5922 (2022). [Link]



Sivasankara Rao Ede, Candyce N. Collins (undergraduate), Carlos D. Posada (undergraduate), Gibin George, Hui Wu, William D. Ratcliff, Yulin Lin, Jianguo Wen, Shubo Han, and Zhiping Luo*. Intermediate Sr2Co1.5Fe0.5O6 Tetragonal Structure between Perovskite and Brownmillerite as a Model Catalyst with Layered Oxygen Deficiency for Enhanced Electrochemical Water Oxidation. ACS Catal. 11, 4327-4337 (2021). [Link]

Sivasankara Rao Ede, and Zhiping Luo*. Tuning the intrinsic catalytic activities of oxygen-evolution catalysts by doping: a comprehensive review. J. Mater. Chem. A 9, 20131-20163 (2021). (Selected as a J. Mater. Chem. A HOT Paper) [Link] (open access)

Zhiping Luo. Structure of boehmite-derived γ-alumina and its transformation mechanism revealed by electron crystallography. Acta Cryst. B77, 772-784 (2021). [Link] (open access)

Sivasankara Rao Ede, Carlos Poasada (undergraduate), Jessa Guffie (undergraduate), William Ratcliff, Hui Wu, Shubo Han and Zhiping Luo. Synthesis and Characterization of Sr2Co2-xFexO5+d Perovskite Oxides. Microsc. Microanal. 27 (S1), 714-715 (2021). [Link]

Jacob Hayes (undergraduate), Caressia Edwards (undergraduate), Gibin George, Lei Yu, Jianguo Wen and Zhiping Luo. Cathodoluminescence of alkaline earth hexafluorometallate nanowires. Microsc. Microanal. 27 (S1), 3276-3278 (2021). [Link]

Washat Ware (undergraduate), Tia Wright (undergraduate), Antony Davita (high school student), Evgeny Danilov, and Bhoj Gautam*. Impact of Dimensionality on Optoelectronic Properties of Hybrid Perovskites. Inter. J. Photoenergy 2021, 8822703 (2021). [Link]

Vineet Kumar, Gibin George, Jacob I. Hayes (undergraduate), Yulin Lin, Burak Guzelturk, Jianguo Wen and Zhiping Luo*. Dopant site-dependent luminescence from rare-earth doped dibarium octafluorohafnate Ba2HfF8 nanocubes for radiation detection. J. Mater. Chem. C 9, 1721-1729 (2021). [Link]

Vineet Kumar, Zhiping Luo*. A Review on X-ray Excited Emission Decay Dynamics in Inorganic Scintillator Materials. Photonics 8, 71 (2021). [Link]

Gibin George, Jacob I. Hayes (undergraduate), Candyce N. Collins (undergraduate), Jason E. Davis, Lei Yu, Yulin Lin, Jianguo Wen, Daryush Ila, Zhiping Luo*. Size- and concentration-dependent Eu2+/Eu3+ mixed luminescent characteristics of rare-earth-doped CaF2 nanoparticles and their monolithic epoxy nanocomposites. J. Alloys Compd. 857, 157591 (2021). [Link]

Washat Ware (undergraduate), Tia Wright (undergraduate), Yimin Mao, Shubo Han, Jessa Guffie (undergraduate), Evgeny O. Danilov, Jeromy Rech, Wei You, Zhiping Luo, and Bhoj Gautam*. Aggregation Controlled Charge Generation in Fullerene Based Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells: Effect of Additive. Polymers 13(1), 115 (2021). [Link]

Kemryn Allen-Perry (undergraduate), Weston Straka, Danielle Keith (undergraduate), Shubo Han, Lewis Reynolds, Bhoj Gautam, Daniel E. Autrey*. Tuning the Magnetic Properties of Two Dimensional MXenes by Chemical Etching. Materials 14, 694 (2021). [Link]

Girja Mani Aryal, Washat Ware (undergraduate), Shubo Han, Gibin George, Zhiping Luo, Krishna Prasad Kandel, Bhoj Gautam and Bhanu Neupane. Microscopic Characterization of Eco-friendly Lokta Paper. Microsc. Microanal. 27 (S1), 720-721 (2021). [Link]

Tia Wright (undergraduate), Washat Ware (undergraduate), Jennifer Barkley (undergraduate), Shubo Han  and Bhoj Gautam. Morphology of Perylene Dimide based Polymer Non-Fullerene Solar Cells: Effect of Thermal Annealing. Microsc. Microanal. 27 (S1), 2430 - 2431 (2021). [Link]

Sojeong K. Folsom (undergraduate), Destiny J. Ivey (undergraduate), Frank S. McNair (undergraduate) and Ali R. Siamaki. Nickel-Fe3O4 Magnetic Nanoparticles Supported on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes: Effective Catalyst in Suzuki Cross Coupling Reactions. Catalysts 11(4), 495 (2021). [Link]


Gibin George, Zhiping Luo*. A Review on Electrospun Luminescent Nanofibers: Photoluminescence Characteristics and Potential Applications. Current Nanosci. 16, 321-362 (2020). [Link]

Caressia Edwards (undergraduate), Candyce Collins (undergraduate), Jacob Hayes (undergraduate), Gibin George, Daryush Ila and Zhiping Luo*. Comparison of Cathodoluminescent Emission from Scheelite and Wolframite Structured Electrospun Tungstate Nanofibers. Microsc. Microanal. 26 (S2), 382-383 (2020). [Link]

Tashi Hatchell (undergraduate), Kasci Hutchenson (undergraduate), Gibin George, Zhiping Luo and Shubo Han*. Morphological and Compositional Characterization of Electrochemically Active Perovskite Oxides for Sensing Biological Molecules. Microsc. Microanal. 26 (S2), 2664-2665 (2020). [Link]

Washat Ware (undergraduate), Antony Devita (high-school student), Tia Wright (undergraduate), Shubo Han, and Bhoj Gautam*. Morphological Characterization of Polymer Blends: Impact of Side Chain Modification. Microsc. Microanal. 26 (S2), 2378-2379 (2020). [Link]

Gibin George, Sivasankara Rao Ede, Zhiping Luo. Fundamentals of Perovskite Oxides: Synthesis, Structure, Properties, and Applications. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2020. [Link]


Gibin George, Caressia S. Edwards (undergraduate), Jacob I. Hayes (undergraduate), Lei Yu, Sivasankara Rao Ede, Jianguo Wen and Zhiping Luo*. A novel reversible fluorescent probe for the highly sensitive detection of nitro and peroxide organic explosives using electrospun BaWO4 nanofibers. J. Mater. Chem. C 7, 14949-14961 (2019). (Selected as a J. Mater. Chem. C HOT Paper) [Link]

Jessa Guffie (undergraduate), Carlos Posada (undergraduate), Gibin George, Shubo Han and Zhiping Luo. Electrospun Rare-Earth Orthovanadate Scintillator Nanofibers Analyzed by EPMA. Microsc. Microanal. 25 (S2), 2366-2367 (2019). [Link]

Jacob I. Hayes (undergraduate), Richard D. Jeffery (undergraduate), Gibin George, Jason E. Davis, Daryush Ila and Zhiping Luo. Cathodoluminescence and EPMA Analysis of Alkaline Earth Fluoride Nanowires. Microsc. Microanal. 25 (S2), 2368-2369 (2019). [Link]    

Candyce N. Collins (undergraduate), Gibin George, Zhiping Luo. Compositional Analysis of Electrospun Zn-Doped Ferrite Nanofibers using an Electron Probe Microanalyzer.  Microsc. Microanal. 25 (S2), 2370-2371 (2019). [Link]

J.D. Demaree, L.S. Miller (undergraduate), Z. Luo, D. Ila. Ion induced structural changes in graphite. AIP Conference Proceedings 2160, 060001 (2019). [Link]

D Ila, Z Luo, JD Demaree. Ion beam-based projects for undergraduate students. AIP Conference Proceedings 2160, 050020 (2019). [Link]


Gibin George, Shanell L Jackson (undergraduate), Zariana R Mobley (undergraduate), Bhoj Gautam, Dong Fang, Jinfang Peng, Duan Luo, Jianguo Wen, Jason E Davis, Daryush Ila, Zhiping Luo*. Fast luminescence from rare-earth-codoped BaSiF6 nanowires with high aspect ratios. J. Mater. Chem. C 6, 7285-7294 (2018). [Link]

Gibin George, Machael D. Simpson (undergraduate), Bhoj R. Gautam, Dong Fang, Jinfang Peng, Jianguo Wen, Jason E. Davis, Daryush Ila and Zhiping Luo*. Luminescence characteristics of rare-earth-doped barium hexafluorogermanate BaGeF6 nanowires: fast subnanosecond decay time and high sensitivity in H2O2 detection. RSC Adv. 8, 39296-39306 (2018). (*Corresponding author) [Link]

Gibin George, Shanell L. Jackson (undergraduate), Charles Q. Luo (undergraduate), Dong Fang, Duan Luo, Dongli Hu, Jianguo Wen, Zhiping Luo*. Effect of doping on the performance of high-crystalline SrMnO3 perovskite nanofibers as a supercapacitor electrode. Ceram. Inter. 44, 21982-21992 (2018). (*Corresponding author) [Link]

De-Feng Mo, Ting-feng Song, Yongjian Fang, Xiaosong Jiang, Charles Luo (undergraduate), Machael Simpson (undergraduate), and Zhiping Luo. A Review on Diffusion Bonding between Titanium Alloys and Stainless Steels. Adv. Mater. Sci. Eng. 2018, (in press). [Link]

Shayna M Slicer (undergraduate), Charles Q Luo (undergraduate), Zhiping Luo, Sharon C Yeung, Paul J McGinn, Dean J Miller. Identification of Chemical Dopants in YBa2Cu3O7-δ by Electron Probe Microanalyzer. Microsc. Microanal. 24 (S1), 46-47 (2018). [Link]

Zariana R Mobley (undergraduate), Shanell L Jackson (undergraduate), Gibin George, Zhiping Luo. Chemical Microanalysis of SnO2-MnO2 Nanofibers in an Electron Probe Microanalyzer. Microsc. Microanal. 24 (S1), 2052-2053 (2018). [Link]

Carlin D Ashford (undergraduate), Tajah C Trapier (high-school student), Gibin George, Jason Davis, Daryush Ila, Zhiping Luo. Cathodoluminescence from Nanoscale Scintillators using an Electron Probe Microanalyzer. Microsc. Microanal. 24 (S1), 2054-2055 (2018). [Link


Zhiping Luo*, John G. Moch (undergraduate), Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate) and Chien Chon Chen. A Review on X-ray Detection Using Nanomaterials. Current Nanoscience 13, 364-372 (2017). [Link]

Wanxia Liu, Xiaosong Jiang, Zhenyi Shao, Degui Zhu, Minhao Zhu, Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate), Zhiping Luo. A Review on Nanocarbon-Reinforced Cu-Matrix Nanocomposites with High Mechanical Strengths.  Current Nanoscience 13, 410-420 (2017). [Link]

Ting-fengSong, Xiao-song, Jiang, Zhen-yi Shao, De-feng Mo, De-gui Zhu, Min-hao Zhu, Christina H. Young (undergraduate), Zhi-pingLuo. Interfacial microstructure and mechanical properties of diffusion-bonded joints of titanium TC4 (Ti-6Al-4V) and Kovar (Fe-29Ni-17Co) alloys. J. Iron Steel Res. Inter. 24 (10), 1023-1031 (2017). [Link]

Min Zhu, Shivaliben H. Patel (undergraduate) , Shubo Han. DJ-1, a Parkinson's disease related protein, aggregates under denaturing conditions and co-aggregates with α-synuclein through hydrophobic interaction. BBA - General Subjects 1861, 1759-1769 (2017). [Link]

Zhenlu Cui, Jianbing Su and Xiaoming Zeng. Effects of Anchoring Boundary Conditions on Active Nematics. Current Nanoscience 13, 349-353 (2017). [Link]

Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate), Racquel O. Broomfield (undergraduate), Gerry Y. Woodland (undergraduate), Jonathan G. Breitzer, Daniel E. Autrey, Shubo Han, and Zhiping Luo. Electron Probe Microanalysis of Electrospun Nd2O3 Nanofibers Doped with Ce/Zn. Microsc. Microanal. 23 (S1), 1770-1771 (2017). [Link]


Alexander Umantsev, Machiko Ode. Formation of long-period stacking fault structures in magnesium alloys. Computational Materials Science 124, 173-182 (2016). [Link]

A. Umantsev. Lifetime of metastable states in a Ginzburg-Landau system: Numerical simulations at large driving forces. Physical Review E 93, 042806 (13 pp) (2016). [Link]

Alexander Umantsev. Continuum theory of amorphous nanophases. AIMS Materials Science 3 (1), 22-34 (2016). [Link]

Christina H. Young (undergraduate), John G. Moch (undergraduate) , Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate) and Zhiping Luo. Electrospun CeO2-ZnO Nanofibers Analyzed by Electron Probe Microanalyzer. Microsc. Microanal. 22 (S3), 452-453 (2016). [Link]


Chih Yuan Chen, Chien Wan Hun, Shih-Fan Chen, Chien Chon Chen, Jin Shyong Lin, Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate), Niyoyankunze Noel (undergraduate) , Niyogushima Juliely (undergraduate), and Zhiping Luo. Fabrication of Nanoscale Cesium Iodide (CsI) Scintillators for High-Energy Radiation Detection. Rev. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 4 (1), 26-49 (2015). [Link]

Yang Li, Jose Garcia, Giovanni Franco, Junqiang Lu, Kejie Lu, Bo Rong, Basir Shafiq, Ning Chen, Yang Liu, Lihua Liu, Bensheng Song, Yuping Wei, Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate), Zhiping Luo, Zhaosheng Feng. Critical magnetic fields of superconducting aluminum-substituted Ba8Si42Al4 clathrate. J. Appl. Phys. 117, 213912 (5 pp) (2015). [Link]

Jingrui Li, Xiaosong Jiang, Zhenyi Shao, Degui Zhu, Shardai S. Johnson (undergraduate), Zhiping Luo, and Minhao Zhu. Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Multiphase Strengthened Al/Si/Al2O3/SiO2/MWCNTs Nanocomposites Sintered by In Situ Vacuum Hot Pressing. J. Nanomater. 2015, Article ID 589754 (9 pp) (2015). [Link]

Zhenlu Cui, Jianbing Su, and Xiaoming Zeng. Apparent Viscosity of Active Nematics in Poiseuille Flow. J. Phys.: Conf. Series 640, 012011 (6 pp) (2015). [Link