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  • Detecting the Biopolymer Behavior of Graphene Nanoribbons in Aqueous Solution, S. S. Wijeratne, E. S. Penev, W. Lu, J. Li, A. L. Duque, B. I. Yakobson, J. M. Tour, and C.-H. Kiang, Scientific Reports, 6, 31174 (2016) (PDF).
  • DNA under Force: Mechanics, Electrostatics, and Hydration, S. S. Wijeratne, H.-C. Yeh , Z. Zhou , A. L. Bergeron, J. Li, E. W. Frey, J. L. Moake, J.-f. Dong, and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. E, 93, 012410, (2016) (PDF).
  • Single Molecule Force Measurements of Perlecan/HSPG2: A Key Component of the Osteocyte Pericellular Matrix, S. S. Wijeratne, J. Martinez, B. J. Grindel, E. W. Frey, J. Li, L. Wang, M. C. Farach-Carson, and C.-H Kiang, Matrix Biology, 50, 27-38 (2016) (PDF).
  • DNA under Force: Mechanics, Electrostatics, and Hydration, J. Li, S. S. Wijeratne, X. Qiu, and C.-H. Kiang, special issue in Nanomaterials, 5, 246-267 (2015) (PDF).
  • Reconstructing Multiple Free Energy Pathways of DNA Stretching from Single Molecule Experiments, E. W. Frey, J. Li, S. S. Wijeratne, and C.-H. Kiang, J. Phys. Chem. 119, 5132-5135 (2015) (PDF).
  • Mechanical Activation of a Multimeric Adhesive Protein Through Domain Conformational Change,S. S. Wijeratne, E. Botello, H.-C. Yeh, Z. Zhou, A. Bergeron, E. W. Frey, J. M. Patel, L. Nolasco, N. Turner, J. Moake, J.-f. Dong, and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 108102 (2013) (PDF).
  • Multiscale Mechanobiology : Mechanics at the Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue LevelsC. Guo, N. C. Harris, S. S. Wijeratne, E. W. Frey, and C.-H. Kiang, Cell & Bioscience, 3, 25 (2013) (reprint).
  • Principles of Single-Molecule Manipulation and Its Application in Biological Physics, W.-H. Chen, J. D. Wilson, S. S. Wijeratne, S. A. Southmayd, K.-J. Lin, and C.-H. Kiang, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 26, 1230006 (2012) (PDF).
  • Melting Transitions of DNA-Capped Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies, S. S. Wijeratne, J. M. Patel, and C.-H. Kiang, invited review chapter, Rev. Plasmonics 2010, 2010, 269 (2012) (PDF).
  • Direct Observation of Multiple Pathways of Single-Stranded DNA Stretching, W.-S. Chen, W.-H. Chen, Z. Chen, A. A. Gooding, K.-J. Lin, and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 218104 (2010) (PDF).
  • Global and Regional Helicity Distributions of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Its Implication on the Growth Mechanism, S. S. Wijeratne, N. C. Harris, and C.-H. Kiang, Materials 3, 2725-2734 (2010) (PDF).
  • Analyzing Single-Molecule Manipulation Experiments, C. P. Calderon, N. C. Harris, C.-H. Kiang, and D. D. Cox, J. Mol. Recognit. 22, 356 (2009) (PDF).
  • Temperature and Chemical Denaturant Dependence of Forced-Unfolding of Titin I27, N. C. Harris, E. Botello, J. Sargent, W.-H. Chen, K.-J. Lin, and C.-H. Kiang, J. Phys. Chem. B 113, 10549 (2009) (PDF).
  • Velocity Convergence of Free Energy Surfaces From Single-Molecule Measurements Using Jarzynski's Equality, N. C. Harris and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. E 79, 041912 (2009) (PDF).
  • Quantifying Multiscale Noise Sources in Single-Molecule Time Series, C. P. Calderon, N. C. Harris, C.-H. Kiang, and D. D. Cox, J. Phys. Chem.B 113, 138-148 (2009) (PDF).
  • Quantifying DNA Melting Transitions using Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy, C. P. Calderon, W.-H. Chen, K.-J. Lin, N. C. Harris, and C.-H. Kiang J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21, 034114 (2009) (PDF).
  • Reply to Comment on "Experimental Free Energy Surface Reconstruction From Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy Using Jarzynski's Equality,"N. C. Harris, Y. Song, and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. Lett., 100, 019802 (2008).
  • Phase Transition and Optical Properties of DNA-Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies, Y. Sun, N. C. Harris, and C.-H. Kiang, invited review article, Plasmonics, 2, 193-199 (2007) (PDF).
  • Experimental Free Energy Surface Reconstruction From Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy Using Jarzynski's Equality, N. C. Harris, Y. Song, and C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 068101 (2007) (PDF). Links to press release (APS March 2007 newsletter Mapping Protein Folding) (Science News Pulling Strings: Stretching proteins can reveal how they fold) (Rice News & Media Relations press release Protein pulling: Learning how proteins fold by pulling them apart) (PhysicsWorld Microscope unravels the intricacies of protein folding)
  • Defects Can Increase the Melting Temperature of DNA-Nanoparticle Assemblies, N. C. Harris and C.-H. Kiang, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 16393-16396 (2006) (PDF).
  • Disorder in DNA-Linked Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies, N. C. Harris and C.- H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 046101-4 (2005) (PDF).
  • The Reversible Phase Transition of DNA-Linked Colloidal Gold Assemblies, Y. Sun, N. C. Harris and C.-H. Kiang, Physica A 354, 1-9 (2005) (PDF).
  • Melting Transition of Directly-Linked Gold Nanoparticle DNA Assembly, Y. Sun, N. C. Harris and C.-H. Kiang, Physica A 350, 89-94 (2005) (PDF).
  • DNA-Based Artificial Nanostructures: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications, Young Sun and Ching-Hwa Kiang, in Handbook of Nanostructured Biomaterials and Their Applications, edited by H. S. Nalwa (American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA, 2005) (PDF).
  • Phase Transition of DNA-Linked Gold Nanoparticles, Ching-Hwa Kiang, Physica A 321, 164-169 (2003). (PDF).
  • Single Particle Study of Protein Assembly, C.-H. Kiang, Phys. Rev. E 64, 041911-1-3 (2001) (PDF).
  • Rapid Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Solid-State Metathesis Reactions, J. L. O'Loughlin, C. H. Wallace, T. K. Reynolds, C.-H. Kiang, and R. B. Kaner, J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 1921-1924 (2001) (PDF).
  • Carbon rings and cages in the growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes, C.-H. Kiang, J. Chem. Phys. 113, 4763-4776 (2000) (PDF).
  • Electron Irradiation Induced Dimensional Change in Bismuth Filled Carbon Nanotubes, C.-H. Kiang, Carbon, 38 (2000) 1699-1701 (PDF).
  • The Structure of Near-Spherical Carbon Nano-Shells, J. M. Cowley and C.-H. Kiang, Carbon, 38 (2000) 1437-1444 (PDF).
  • Growth of Large Diameter Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, C.-H. Kiang, J. Phys. Chem. A, 104 (2000) 2454-2456 (PDF).
  • Molecular Nanowires of 1 nm Diameter from Capillary Filling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, C.-H. Kiang, J.-S. Choi, T. Tran, and A. D. Bacher, J. Phys. Chem. B, 103, 7449-7451 (1999) (PDF).
  • Size Effects in Carbon Nanotubes. C.-H. Kiang, M. Endo, P. M. Ajayan, G. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1869-1872 (1998) (PDF).
  • La2@C72: Metal-Mediated Stabilization of a Carbon Cage. S. Stevenson, P. Burbank, K. Harich, Z. Sun, H. C. Dorn, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, M. S. de Vries, J. R. Salem, R. D. Johnson, C.-H. Kiang, and D. S. Bethune, J. Phys. Chem. A 102, 2833-2837 (1998) (PDF).
  • Stacking Nature of Graphene Layers in Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibres. M. Endo, K. Takeuchi, T. Hiraoka, T. Furuta, T. Kasai, X. Sun, C.-H. Kiang, and M. S. Dresselhaus, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 58, 1707-1712 (1997) (PDF).
  • Storage of Hydrogen in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. A. C. Dillon, K. M. Jones, T. A. Bekkedahl, C,-H. Kiang, D. S. Bethune, and M. J. Heben, Nature 386, 377-379 (1997) (PDF).
  • Stacking Characteristics of Graphene Shells in Carbon Nanotubes. X. Sun, C.-H. Kiang, M. Endo, K. Takeuchi, T. Furuta, G. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, Phys. Rev. B 54, 12629-12632 (1996) (PDF).
  • Vapor Phase Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanomaterials. C.-H. Kiang, M. S. Dresselhaus, D. S. Bethune, and W. A. Goddard III, Chem. Phys. Lett. 259, 41-47 (1996) (PDF).
  • Novel Structures from Arc-Vaporized Carbon and Metals: Single-Layer Carbon Nanotubes and Metallofullerenes. C.-H. Kiang, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, R. Beyers, J. R. Salem, D. S. Bethune, W. A. Goddard III, H. C. Dorn, P. Burbank, and S. Stevenson, Surf. Rev. Lett. 3, 765-769 (1996)
  • Polyyne Ring Nucleus Growth Model for Single-Layer Carbon Nanotubes. C.-H. Kiang and W. A. Goddard III, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 2515-2518 (1996) (PDF).
  • Structural Modification of Single-Layer Carbon Nanotubes with an Electron Beam. C.-H. Kiang, W. A. Goddard III, R. Beyers, and D. S. Bethune, J. Phys. Chem. B 100, 3749-3752 (1996) (PDF).
  • Catalytic Effects of Heavy Metals on the Growth of Single-Layer Carbon Nanotubes and nanoparticles. C.-H. Kiang, W. A. Goddard III, R. Beyers, J. R. Salem, and D. S. Bethune, J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 57, 35-39 (1996) (PDF).
  • Polarization Effects in the AgBr Interaction Potential. C.-H. Kiang and W. A. Goddard III, J. Phys. Chem. 99, 14334-14339 (1995).
  • Carbon Nanotubes with Single-Layer Walls. C.-H. Kiang, W. A. Goddard III, R. Beyers, and D. S. Bethune, invited review article in Carbon 33, 903-914 (1995) (PDF).
  • Orientational Dynamics of the Sc3 Trimer in Sc3@C82: An EPR Study. P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, R. D. Johnson, M. S de Vries, C.-H. Kiang, D. S. Bethune, H. C. Dorn, P. Burbank, and S. Stevenson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73 (1994) 3415-3418 (PDF).
  • Preparation and Structure of Crystals of The Metallofullerene Sc2@C84. R. Beyers, C.-H. Kiang, R. D. Johnson, J. R. Salem, M. S. de Vries, C. S. Yannoni, D. S. Bethune, H. C. Dorn, P. Burbank, K. Harich, and S. Stevenson, Nature 370, 196-199 (1994) (PDF).
  • Automated HPLC Separation of Endohedral Metallofullerene Sc@C2n and Y@C2n Fractions. S. Stevenson, H. C. Dorn, P. Burbank, K. Harich, Z. Sun, C.-H. Kiang, J. R. Salem, M. S. de Vries, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, R. D. Johnson, C. S. Yannoni, and D. S. Bethune, Anal. Chem. 66, 2680-2685 (1994).
  • Isolation and Monitoring of the Endohedral Metallofullerene Y@C82: On-Line Chromatographic Separation with EPR Detection (HPLC-EPR, S. Stevenson, H. C. Dorn, P. Burbank, K. Harich, J. Haynes, C.-H. Kiang, J. R. Salem, M. S. de Vries, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, R. D. Johnson, C. S. Yannoni, and D. S. Bethune Anal. Chem. 66, 2675-2679 (1994).
  • Catalytic Synthesis of Single-layer Carbon Nanotubes with a Wide Range of Diameters. C.-H. Kiang, W. A. Goddard III, R. Beyers, J. R. Salem, and D. S. Bethune, J. Phys. Chem. 98, 6612-6618 (1994).
  • Cobalt-Catalyzed Growth of Carbon Nanotubes with Single-Atomic-Layer Walls. D. S. Bethune, C.-H. Kiang, M. S. de Vries, G. Gorman, R. Savoy, J. Vazquez, and R. Beyers, Nature 363, 605-607 (1993) (PDF).
  • Effective Hamiltonians for Motions with Disparate Time Scales: Application to Quantum Shell Model and Classical Statistical Shell Model. C.-H. Kiang and W. A. Goddard III, J. Chem. Phys. 98, 1451-1457 (1993).