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Research Interests

Atomic-resolution processing and characterization of electronic, organic, and biological materials and molecules using scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy; nanometer-scale size-dependent structure-property relationships; semiconductor surfaces; nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; sensors; carbon nanotubes; graphene.


  • nanophotonics
  • alternative energy
  • sensors
  • nanolithography
  • scanning probe microscopy
  • carbon nanotubes
  • catalysis
  • semiconductors
  • graphene
  • Nanoelectronics
  • organic and biological functionalization

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Research Output 1996 2017

3D Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity of Exfoliated Rhenium Disulfide

Jang, H., Ryder, C. R., Wood, J. D., Hersam, M. C. & Cahill, D. G. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Materials.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thermal conductivity
Direction compound
Crystalline materials

A hybrid silicon-phosphorene nanolaser

Husko, C., Kang, J., Wood, J. D., Moille, G., Han, Z., Gosztola, D., Ma, X., Combrie, S., De Rossi, A., Hersam, M. C., Checoury, X. & Guest, J. R. Jan 1 2017 Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2017. OSA - The Optical Society, Vol. Part F66-FiO 2017

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Optical resonators

An inkjet printed piezoresistive back-to-back graphene tactile sensor for endosurgical palpation applications

Fu, Y. M., Chou, M. C., Cheng, Y. T., Secor, E. B. & Hersam, M. C. Feb 23 2017 2017 IEEE 30th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 612-615 4 p. 7863482

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

11 Citations

Assembly and Electronic Applications of Colloidal Nanomaterials

Zhu, J. & Hersam, M. C. Jan 25 2017 In : Advanced Materials. 29, 4, 1603895

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Nanostructured materials
Field effect transistors
Semiconductor materials
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Carbon Nanotubes in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Shastry, T. A. & Hersam, M. C. May 24 2017 In : Advanced Energy Materials. 7, 10, 1601205

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Carbon Nanotubes
Thin film solar cells
Carbon nanotubes
Charge transfer
Solar cells