2006 – 2009


  1. Eilers, H. (2009). “Effect of Particle/Grain Size on the Optical Properties of Y2O3:Er,Yb.” Journal of Alloys and Compounds 474(1-2): 569-572.
  2. Graetz, J., S. Chaudhuri, T. T. Salguero, J. J. Vajo, M. S. Meyer, and F. E. Pinkerton (2009). “Local Bonding and Atomic Environments in Ni-Catalyzed Complex Hydrides.” Nanotechnology 20(20): 204007.
  3. Losada, M. and S. Chaudhuri (2009). “Theoretical Study of Elementary Steps in the Reactions between Aluminum and Teflon Fragments under Combustive Environments.” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 113(20): 5933-5941.
  4. Scudiero, L., H. Wei, and H. Eilers (2009). “Photoemission Spectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy Investigation of Vapor-Phase Codeposited Silver/Poly (3-Hexylthiophene) Composites.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 1(12): 2721-2728.
  5. Wei, H. and H. Eilers (2009). “From Silver Nanoparticles to Thin Films: Evolution of Microstructure and Electrical Conduction on Glass Substrates.” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 70(2): 459-465.
  6. Wei, H., L. Scudiero and H. Eilers (2009). “Infrared and Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study of Vapor Phase Deposited Poly (3-Hexylthiophene).” Applied Surface Science 255(20): 8593-8597.


  1. Chaudhuri, S., S. Rangan, J. F. Veyan, J. T. Muckerman, and Y. J. Chabal (2008). “Formation and Bonding of Alane Clusters on Al(111) Surfaces Studied by Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy and Theoretical Modeling.” Journal of American Chemical Society, 130(32): 10576-10587.
  2. Eilers, H. (2008). “Synthesis and Characterization of CO2-Laser-Evaporated ZnS:Mn Thin Films.” Materials Letters 62(6-7): 967-969.
  3. Wei, H. and H. Eilers (2008). “Electrical Conductivity of Thin-Film Composites Containing Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in a Dielectric Fluoropolymer Matrix.” Thin Solid Films, 517(2): 575-581.


  1. Eilers, H. (2007).  “Fabrication, Optical Transmittance, and Hardness of IR-Transparent Ceramics made from Nanophase Yttria.”  Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 27(16): 4711-4717.
  2. Graetz, J., S. Chaudhuri, J. Wegrzyn, Y. Celebi, J. R. Johnson, W. Zhou, and J. J. Reilly (2007).  “Direct and Reversible Synthesis of AlH3 Triethylenediamine from Al and H2.”  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111 (51): 19148-19152.
  3. Ignatov, A., J. Graetz, S. Chaudhuri, T. Salguero, J. Vajo, M. Meyer, F. Pinkerton and T. Tyson (2007). “Spatial Configurations of Ti- and Ni- Species Catalyzing Complex Metal Hydrides: X-Ray Absorption Studies and First-Principles Dft and Md Calculations.” 13th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure-XAFS13 Proceedings 882: 642-644.


  1. Biswas, A., H. Eilers, F. Hidden Jr., O. C. Aktas, and C. V. S. Kiran (2006).  “Large Broadband Visible to Infrared Plasmonic Absorption from Ag Nanoparticles with a Fractal Structure Embedded in a Teflon AF® Matrix.”  Applied Physics Letters, 88(1): 013103-1 to 013103-3.
  2. Biswas, A., P. C. Karulkar, H. Eilers, M. G. Norton and D. Skorski (2006). “Vapor Phase Deposition of Nanostructured Polymer-Metal Composites for Advanced Technology Applications.” Science Direct.
  3. Eilers, H., A. Biswas, T. D. Pounds, M. G. Norton, and M. Elbahri (2006).  “Teflon AF/Ag Nanocomposites with Tailored Optical Properties.”  Journal of Materials Research, 21(9): 2168-2171.