Anatoli V. Melechko

Journal publications

In reverse chronological order

  1. Airbrushed Nickel Nanoparticles for Large-Area Growth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers on Metal (Al, Cu, Ti) Surfaces M. F. Sarac, B. D. Anderson, Ryan C. Pearce, Justin G. Railsback, Adedapo A. Oni, Ryan M. White, Dale K. Hensley, James M. LeBeau, Anatoli V. Melechko, and Joseph B. Tracy ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013 5 (18), 8955-8960
  2. Transfer of vertically aligned carbon nanofibers to polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) while maintaining their alignment and impalefection functionality. Ryan C Pearce, Justin G Railsback, Bryan D Anderson, Mehmet F Sarac, Timothy E McKnight, Joseph B Tracy, Anatoli V Melechko, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, 5 (3)
  3. Weakly Charged Cationic Nanoparticles Induce DNA Bending and Strand Separation. Railsback, J. G., Singh, A., Pearce, R. C., McKnight, T. E., Collazo, R., Sitar, Z., Yingling, Y. G. and Melechko, A. V. (2012), . Adv. Mater., 24: 4261–4265. doi: 10.1002/adma.201104891
  4. Role of Ion Flux on Alignment of Carbon Nanofibers Synthesized by DC Plasma on Transparent Insulating Substrates Ryan C. Pearce, Alexei V. Vasenkov, Dale K. Hensley, Michael L. Simpson, Timothy E. McKnight, and Anatoli V. Melechko ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2011 3 (9), 3501-3507
  5. Challenges in process integration of catalytic DC plasma synthesis of vertically aligned carbon nanofibres Anatoli V Melechko Ryan C Pearce1, Dale K Hensley2, Michael L Simpson2 and Timothy E McKnight3 2011 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 44 174008
  6. Retterer, S.T., A. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, M.L. Simpson, and M.J. Doktycz, Positional control of catalyst nanoparticles for the synthesis of high density carbon nanofiber arrays. Carbon, 2008. 46(11): p. 1378-1383.
  7. Sorge, K.D., K.L. Klein, A.V. Melechko, C.L. Finkel, O. Malkina, T. Leventouri, J.D. Fowlkes, P.D. Rack, and M.L. Simpson, Magnetic properties of Fe-Co catalysts used for carbon nanofiber synthesis. Journal of Applied Physics, 2008. 104(3): p. 7.
  8. Rack, P.D., Y. Guan, J.D. Fowlkes, A.V. Melechko, and M.L. Simpson, Pulsed laser dewetting of patterned thin metal films: A means of directed assembly. Applied Physics Letters, 2008. 92(22) art. no. 223108
  9. Guan, Y.F., R.C. Pearce, A.V. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, M.L. Simpson, and P.D. Rack, Pulsed laser dewetting of nickel catalyst for carbon nanofiber growth. Nanotechnology, 2008. 19(23) Article Number: 235604.
  10. Klein, K. L., Melechko, A. V., Mcknight, T. E., Retterer, S. T., Rack, P. D., Fowlkes, J. D., Joy, D. C., and Simpson, M. L. (2008). Surface characterization and functionalization of carbon nanofibers. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(6). Full Text
  11. Actuatable Membranes Based on Polypyrrole-Coated Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers Fletcher B. L.; Retterer S. T.; McKnight T. E.; Melechko A. V.; Fowlkes J. D.; Simpson M. L.; Doktycz M. J. ACS Nano; (Article); 2008; ASAP Article;  DOI: 10.1021/nn700212k
  12. Fuentes-Cabrera, M., M. I. Baskes, et al. (2008). "Bridge structure for the graphene/Ni(111) system: A first principles study." Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics) 77(3): 035405-5. Full Text
  13. Mann, D. G. J., T. E. McKnight, et al. (2008). "Inducible RNA Interference-Mediated Gene Silencing Using Nanostructured Gene Delivery Arrays." ACS Nano 2(1): 69-76. Full Text
  14. Melechko, A. V., K. L. Klein, J. D. Fowlkes, D. K. Hensley, I. A. Merkulov, T. E. McKnight, P. D. Rack, J. A. Horton and M. L. Simpson. Control of carbon nanostructure: From nanofiber toward nanotube and back Journal of Applied Physics 102(7): 074314-7(2007). Full Text
  15. S J Randolph, J D Fowlkes, A V Melechko, K L Klein, H M Meyer III, M L Simpson and P D Rack Controlling thin film structure for the dewetting of catalyst nanoparticle arrays for subsequent carbon nanofiber growth  Nanotechnology 18 No 46 (21 November 2007) 465304 (8pp) Full Text
  16. Y F Guan, A V Melechko, A J Pedraza, M L Simpson and P D Rack Non-lithographic organization of nickel catalyst for carbon nanofiber synthesis on laser-induced periodic surface structures Nanotechnology 18 No 33 (22 August 2007) 335306 (7pp) Full Text
  17. D. G. J. Mann, T. E. McKnight, A. V. Melechko, M. L. Simpson, and G. S. Sayler, Quantitative analysis of EDC-condensed DNA on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber gene delivery arrays, Biotechnology and Bioengineering 97, 680-688 (2007). Full Text
  18. Zhe Yu, Timothy E. McKnight, M. Nance Ericson, Anatoli V. Melechko, Michael L. Simpson, and Barclay Morrison III, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Arrays Record Electrophysiological Signals from Hippocampal Slices, Nano Lett.; 2007; ASAP Web Release Date: 30-Jun-2007; (Letter)  Full Text
  19. I. A. Merkulov, V. I. Merkulov, A. V. Melechko, K. L. Klein, D. H. Lowndes, and M. L. Simpson Model of carbon nanofiber internal structure formation and instability of catalytic growth interface,, Phys. Rev. B 76, 014109 (2007)  Full Text
  20. Jun, S.-I., P.D. Rack, T.E. McKnight, A.V. Melechko, and M.L. Simpson, Low-temperature solid-phase crystallization of amorphous silicon thin films deposited by rf magnetron sputtering with substrate bias.  Applied Physics Letters, 2006. 89(2): p. 022104-3. |Full Text

  21. Dhindsa, M. S., N. R. Smith, J. Heikenfeld, P. D. Rack, J. D. Fowlkes, M. J. Doktycz, A. V. Melechko and M. L. Simpson. Reversible Electrowetting of Vertically Aligned Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanofibers. Langmuir 22(21): 9030-9034(2006). Full Text

  22. Fowlkes, J.D., A.V. Melechko, K.L. Klein, P.D. Rack, D.A. Smith, D.K. Hensley, M.J. Doktycz, and M.L. Simpson, Control of catalyst particle crystallographic orientation in vertically aligned carbon nanofiber synthesis. Carbon, 2006. 44(8): p. 1503-1510. Full Text

  23. Fowlkes, J.D., E.D. Hullander, B.L. Fletcher, S.T. Retterer, A.V. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, M.L. Simpson, and M.J. Doktycz, Molecular transport in a crowded volume created from vertically aligned carbon nanofibres: a fluorescence recovery after photobleaching study. Nanotechnology, 2006. 17(22): p. 5659-5668. Full Text
  24. McKnight, T.E., A.V. Melechko, B.L. Fletcher, S.W. Jones, D.K. Hensley, D.B. Peckys, G.D. Griffin, M.L. Simpson, and M.N. Ericson, Resident Neuroelectrochemical Interfacing Using Carbon Nanofiber Arrays. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006. 110(31): p. 15317-15327.Full Text Pictures
  25. McKnight, T.E., C. eeraphatdit, S.W. Jones, J.D. Fowlkes, B.L. Fletcher, K.L. Klein, A.V. Melechko, M.J. Doktycz, and M.L. Simpson, Site-specific biochemical functionalization along the height of vertically aligned carbon nanofiber arrays. Chemistry of Materials, 2006. 18(14): p. 3203-3211. Full Text

  26. Klein, K.L., A.V. Melechko, J.D. Fowlkes, P.A. Rack, D.K. Hensley, H.M. Meyer, L.F. Allard, T.E. McKnight, and M.L. Simpson, Formation of ultrasharp vertically aligned Cu-Si nanocones by a DC plasma process.. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2006. 110(10): p. 4766-4771. Full Text

  27. Fletcher, B.L., T.E. McKnight, A.V. Melechko, M.L. Simpson, and M.J. Doktycz, Biochemical functionalization of vertically aligned carbon nanofibres. Nanotechnology, 2006. 17(8): p. 2032-2039. Full Text

  28. Fletcher, B.L., T.E. McKnight, A.V. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, D.K. Thomas, M.N. Ericson, and M.L. Simpson, Transfer of flexible arrays of vertically aligned carbon nanofiber electrodes to temperature-sensitive substrates. Advanced Materials, 2006. 18(13): p. 1689-+ Full Text

  29. Fowlkes, J. D., B L Fletcher, E D Hullander, K L Klein, D K Hensley, A V Melechko, M L Simpson and M J Doktycz, Tailored transport through vertically aligned carbon nanofibre membranes; controlled synthesis, modelling, and passive diffusion experiments, Nanotechnology v.16 p.3101-3109 (2005), Full Text

  30. Seung-Ik Jun, Philip D. Rack, Timothy E. McKnight, Anatoli V. Melechko, Michael L. Simpson, Direct-current substrate bias effects on amorphous silicon sputter-deposited films for thin film transistor fabrication,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 132108 (2005) Full Text

  31. Jun, S.-I., T.E. McKnight, A. V. Melechko, M. L. Simpson, P. D. Rack., Characterisation of reactively sputtered silicon oxide for thin-film transistor fabrication,  Electron. Letts. 41 (14), July 7, 2005, 59-60  Full Text

  32. Merkulov, I. A., A. V. Melechko, J. C. Wells, H. Cui, V. I. Merkulov, M. L. Simpson, and D. H. Lowndes. Two growth modes of graphitic carbon nanofibers with herringbone structure,  , Phys. Rev. B, vol. 72, 2005, 045409.  Full Text

  33. Jun, S.-I., P.D. Rack, T.E. McKnight, A.V. Melechko, and M.L. Simpson, Electrical and micro-structural characterization of molybdenum tungsten electrodes using a combinatorial thin film sputtering technique J. of Appl. Phys, 97(5), Mar. 1, 2005, 054906-01.  Full Text

  34. Melechko, A. V., V. I. Merkulov, T. E. McKnight, M. A. Guillorn, K. L. Klein, D. H. Lowndes, and M. L. Simpson, Vertically aligned carbon nanofibers and related structures: Controlled synthesis and directed assembly, . Applied Physics Reviews (J. Appl. Phys.), 97(4): p. Feb. 15, 2005, 041301-39. Full Text

  35. Klein, K. L., A. V. Melechko, P. D. Rack, J.D. Fowlkes, H. M. Meyer, and M. L. Simpson, Cu-Ni composition gradient for the catalytic synthesis of vertically aligned carbon nanofibers, . Carbon vol 43 (9), 2005, 1857-1863. Full Text
  36. Baylor, L. R., W. L. Gardner, X. Yang, R. J. Kasica, M. A. Guillorn, B. Blalock, H. Cui, D. K. Hensley, S. Islam, D. H. Lowndes, A. V. Melechko, V. I. Merkulov, D. C. Joy, P. D. Rack, M. L. Simpson, and D. K. Thomas. Initial lithography results from the digital electrostatic e-beam array lithography concept.  J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B 22(6), Nov/Dec 2004, 3021-3024. Full Text

  37. McKnight, T.E., A.V. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, D.G.J. Mann, G.D. Griffin, and M.L. Simpson, Tracking gene expression after DNA delivery using spatially indexed nanofiber arrays,  Nano Letters, 2004. 4(7): p. 1213-1219.  Full Text

  38. McKnight, T.E., A.V. Melechko, D.W. Austin, T. Sims, M.A. Guillorn, and M.L. Simpson, Microarrays of vertically-aligned carbon nanofiber electrodes in an open fluidic channel,  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2004. 108(22): p. 7115-7125.  Full Text

  39. Zhang, L., D. Austin, V.I. Merkulov, A.V. Meleshko, K.L. Klein, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Four-probe charge transport measurements on individual vertically aligned carbon nanofibers, Applied Physics Letters, 2004. 84(20): p. 3972-3974. Full Text

  40. Coffman, E.A., A.V. Melechko, D.P. Allison, M.L. Simpson, and M.J. Doktycz, Surface patterning of silica nanostructures using bio-inpired templates and directed synthesis.   Langmuir, 2004. 2004(20): p. 8431-8436. Full Text

  41. Fletcher, B.L., E.D. Hullander, A.V. Melechko, T.E. McKnight, K.L. Klein, D.K. Hensley, J.L. Morrell, M.L. Simpson, and M.J. Doktycz Microarrays of biomimetic cells formed by the controlled synthesis of carbon nanofiber membranes, , Nano Letters, 2004. Full Text

  42. Guillorn, M.A., X. Yang, A.V. Melechko, D.K. Hensley, M.D. Hale, V.I. Merkulov, M.L. Simpson, L.R. Baylor, W.L. Gardner, and D.H. Lowndes, Vertically aligned carbon nanofiber-based field emission electron sources with an integrated focusing electrode.   Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2004. 22(1): p. 35-39.  Full Text

  43. Chisholm, M.F., Y.H. Wang, A.R. Lupini, G. Eres, A.A. Puretzky, B. Brinson, A.V. Melechko, D.B. Geohegan, H.T. Cui, M.P. Johnson, S.J. Pennycook, D.H. Lowndes, S. Arepalli, C. Kittrell, S. Sivaram, M. Kim, G. Lavin, J. Kono, R. Hauge, and R.E. Smalley, Comment on "Single crystals of single-walled carbon nanotubes formed by self-assembly"  . Science, 2003. 300(5623).  Full Text

  44. McKnight, T.E., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, V.I. Merkulov, M.J. Doktycz, C.T. Culbertson, S.C. Jacobson, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Effects of microfabrication processing on the electrochemistry of carbon nanofiber electrodes. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2003. 107(39): p. 10722-10728. Full Text

  45. McKnight, T.E., A.V. Melechko, G.D. Griffin, M.A. Guillorn, V.I. Merkulov, F. Serna, D.K. Hensley, M.J. Doktycz, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Intracellular integration of synthetic nanostructures with viable cells for controlled biochemical manipulation.   Nanotechnology, 2003. 14(5): p. 551-556.Full Text

  46. Melechko, A.V., T.E. McKnight, D.K. Hensley, M.A. Guillorn, A.Y. Borisevich, V.I. Merkulov, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Large-scale synthesis of arrays of high-aspect-ratio rigid vertically aligned carbon nanofibres. Nanotechnology, 2003. 14(9): p. 1029-1035. Full Text

  47. Melechko, A.V., T.E. McKnight, M.A. Guillorn, V.I. Merkulov, B. Ilic, M.J. Doktycz, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson,  Vertically aligned carbon nanofibers as sacrificial templates for nanofluidic structures. Applied Physics Letters, 2003. 82(6): p. 976-978. Full Text

  48. Yang, X.J., M.A. Guillorn, D. Austin, A.V. Melechko, H.T. Cui, H.M. Meyer, V.I. Merkulov, J.B.O. Caughman, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson,  Fabrication and characterization of carbon nanofiber-based vertically integrated Schottky barrier junction diodes.
    Nano Letters, 2003. 3(12): p. 1751-1755. Full Text

  49. Baylor, L.R., D.H. Lowndes, M.L. Simpson, C.E. Thomas, M.A. Guillorn, V.I. Merkulov, J.H. Whealton, E.D. Ellis, D.K. Hensley, and A.V. Melechko, Digital electrostatic electron-beam array lithography, . Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2002. 20(6): p. 2646-2650. Full Text

  50. Baylor, L.R., V.I. Merkulov, E.D. Ellis, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, A.V. Melechko, M.L. Simpson, and J.H. Whealton, Field emission from isolated individual vertically aligned carbon nanocones.   Journal of Applied Physics, 2002. 91(7): p. 4602-4606. Full Text

  51. Guillorn, M.A., A.V. Melechko, V.I. Merkulov, D.K. Hensley, M.L. Simpson, and D.H. Lowndes, Self-aligned gated field emission devices using single carbon nanofiber cathodes.   Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 81(19): p. 3660-3662. Full Text

  52. Guillorn, M.A., T.E. McKnight, A. Melechko, V.I. Merkulov, P.F. Britt, D.W. Austin, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Individually addressable vertically aligned carbon nanofiber-based electrochemical probes.   Journal of Applied Physics, 2002. 91(6): p. 3824-3828.  Full Text

  53. Melechko, A.V., T.E. McKnight, M.A. Guillorn, D.W. Austin, B. Ilic, V.I. Merkulov, M.J. Doktycz, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Nanopipe fabrication using vertically aligned carbon nanofiber templates  . Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2002. 20(6): p. 2730-2733.  Full Text

  54. Melechko, A.V., V.I. Merkulov, D.H. Lowndes, M.A. Guillorn, and M.L. Simpson, Transition between 'base' and 'tip' carbon nanofiber growth modes.    Chemical Physics Letters, 2002. 356(5-6): p. 527-533. Full Text

  55. Merkulov, V.I., D.K. Hensley, A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Control mechanisms for the growth of isolated vertically aligned carbon nanofibers.   Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2002. 106(41): p. 10570-10577.  Full Text

  56. Merkulov, V., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Growth rate of plasma-synthesized vertically aligned carbon nanofibers. ,  Chemical Physics Letters, 2002. 361(5-6): p. 492-498.  Full Text

  57. Merkulov, V.I., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, M.L. Simpson, D.H. Lowndes, J.H. Whealton, and R.J. Raridon, Controlled alignment of carbon nanofibers in a large-scale synthesis process.   Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 80(25): p. 4816-4818. Full Text

  58. Merkulov, V.I., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Effects of spatial separation on the growth of vertically aligned carbon nanofibers produced by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. ,  Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 80(3): p. 476-478.  Full Text

  59. Plummer, E.W., Ismail, R. Matzdorf, A.V. Melechko, J.P. Pierce, and J.D. Zhang, Surfaces: a playground for physics with broken symmetry in reduced dimensionality. ,  Surface Science, 2002. 500(1-3): p. 1-27.  Full Text

  60. Samatova, N.F., G. Ostrouchov, A. Geist, and A.V. Melechko, RACHET: An efficient cover-based merging of clustering hierarchies from distributed datasets. Distributed and Parallel Databases, 2002. 11(2): p. 157-180.  Full Text

  61. Zhang, L., A.V. Melechko, V.I. Merkulov, M.A. Guillorn, M.L. Simpson, D.H. Lowndes, and M.J. Doktycz Controlled transport of latex beads through vertically aligned carbon nanofiber membranes. ,  Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 81(1): p. 135-137. Full Text

  62. Guillorn, M.A., A.V. Melechko, V.I. Merkulov, E.D. Ellis, M.L. Simpson, L.R. Baylor, and G.J. Bordonaro, Microfabricated field emission devices using carbon nanofibers as cathode elements.  
    Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2001. 19(6): p. 2598-2601. Full Text

  63. Guillorn, M.A., A.V. Melechko, V.I. Merkulov, E.D. Ellis, C.L. Britton, M.L. Simpson, D.H. Lowndes, and L.R. Baylor, Operation of a gated field emitter using an individual carbon nanofiber cathode.  
    Applied Physics Letters, 2001. 79(21): p. 3506-3508. Full Text

  64. Melechko, A.V., M.V. Simkin, N.F. Samatova, J. Braun, and E.W. Plummer, Complex structural phase transition in a defect-populated two-dimensional system. Physical Review B, 2001. 64(23). Full Text

  65. Merkulov, V.I., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Sharpening of carbon nanocone tips during plasma-enhanced chemical vapor growth. Chemical Physics Letters, 2001. 350(5-6): p. 381-385.  Full Text
  66. Merkulov, V.I., A.V. Melechko, M.A. Guillorn, D.H. Lowndes, and M.L. Simpson, Alignment mechanism of carbon nanofibers produced by plasma-enhanced chemical-vapor deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 2001. 79(18): p. 2970-2972. Full Text
  67. Ottaviano, L., A.V. Melechko, S. Santucci, and E.W. Plummer, A variable temperature scanning tunnelling microscopy study of the electronic response of the Sn/Si(111) alpha surface to extrinsic defects. Physics of Low-Dimensional Structures, 2001. 3-4: p. 189-197.  Full Text

  68. Ottaviano, L., A.V. Melechko, S. Santucci, and E.W. Plummer, Direct visualization of defect density waves in 2D. Physical Review Letters, 2001. 86(9): p. 1809-1812. Full Text

  69. Plummer, E.W., Ismail, R. Matzdorf, A.V. Melechko, and J.D. Zhang, The next 25 years of surface physics. Progress in Surface Science, 2001. 67(1-8): p. 17-44   Full Text
  70. Melechko, A.V., J. Braun, H.H. Weitering, and E.W. Plummer, Role of defects in two-dimensional phase transitions: An STM study of the Sn/Ge(111) system.  Physical Review B, 2000. 61(3): p. 2235-2245.  Full Text
  71. Melechko, A.V., J. Braun, H.H. Weitering, and E.W. Plummer, Two-dimensional phase transition mediated by extrinsic defects.
    Physical Review Letters, 1999. 83(5): p. 999-1002. Full Text

  72. Weitering, H.H., J.M. Carpinelli, A.P. Melechko, J.D. Zhang, M. Bartkowiak, and E.W. Plummer, Defect-mediated condensation of a charge density wave  Science, 1999. 285(5436): p. 2107-2110. Full Text

  73. Belostotsky, A.L., A.S. Leonov, and A.V. Meleshko, Nonlinear Phase-Change in Type-Ii 2nd-Harmonic Generation under Exact Phase-Matched Conditions.   Optics Letters, 1994. 19(12): p. 856-858. Full Text

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