1. M. T. McDowell, K. L. Jungjohann, U. Celano “Dynamic Nanomaterials Phenomena Investigated with in Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy: A Nano Letters Virtual Issue” Nano Letters, Editorial, 2018, 18, 2, 657-659. 🔗
  2. F. J. Q. Cortes, M. G. Boebinger, M. Xu, A. Ulvestad, M. T. McDowell “Operando Synchrotron Measurement of Strain Evolution in Individual Alloying Anode Particles within Lithium Batteries” ACS Energy Letters, 2018, 3, 349-355. 🔗
  3. M. T. McDowell “Pulley Protection in Batteries” Nature, News & Views, 2017, 549, 37-38. 🔗
  4. N. P. Kondekar, M. G. Boebinger, E. V. Woods, M. T. McDowell “In Situ Investigation of Transformations at Crystallographically Oriented MoS2 Interfaces” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 32394-32404. 🔗
  5. J. D. Wiensch, J. John, D. A. Torelli, J. M. Velazquez, A. Pieterick, M. T. McDowell, K. Sun, X. Zhao, B. B. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis “A Comparative Study in Acidic and Alkaline Media of the Interplay of pH and Crystallinity on the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction on MoS2 and MoSe2” ACS Energy Letters, 2017, 2, 2234-2238. 🔗
  6. W. Hu, S. Guo, J. Gaul, M. G. Boebinger, M. T. McDowell, M. A. Filler “Reversible Tuning of the Surface Plasmon Resonance of Indium Tin Oxide Nanocrystals by Gas-Phase Oxidation and Reduction” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 15970-15976. 🔗
  7. M. G. Boebinger, M. Xu, X. Ma, H. Chen, R. R. Unocic, M. T. McDowell “Distinct Nanoscale Reaction Pathways in a Sulfide Material for Sodium and Lithium Batteries” Journal of Materials Chemistry A , 2017, 5, 11701-11709. Invited for the "2017 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue." 🔗
  8. M. Varenberg, G. Ryk, A. Yakhnis, Y. Kligerman, N. Kondekar, M. T. McDowell “Mechano-Chemical Surface Modification with Cu2S: Inducing Superior Lubricity” Tribology Letters, 2016, 64, 28. 🔗
  9. F. M. Toma, J. K. Cooper, V. Kunzelmann, M. T. McDowell, J. Yu, D. Larson, N. J. Borys, C. Abelyan, J. W. Beeman, K. M. Yu, J. Yang, L. Chen, M. R. Shaner, J. Spurgeon, F. A. Houle, K. A. Persson, I. D. Sharp “Mechanistic Insights into Chemical and Photochemical Transformations of Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes” Nature Communications, 5 July 2016, 12012. 🔗
  10. M. T. McDowell, S. Xia, T. Zhu “The Mechanics of Large-Volume-Change Transformations in High-Capacity Battery Materials” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2016, 9, 3, 480-494. 🔗
  11. M. R. Shaner, M. T. McDowell, A. Pien, H. A. Atwater, N. S. Lewis “Si/TiO2 Tandem-Junction Microwire Arrays for Unassisted Solar-Driven Water Splitting” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2016, 163 (5). 🔗
  12. M. F. Lichterman, K. Sun, S. Hu, X. Zhou, M. T. McDowell, M. R. Shaner, M. H. Richter, E. J. Crumlin, A. I. Carim, F. H. Saadi, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis “Protection of Inorganic Semiconductors for Sustained, Efficient Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation” Catalysis Today, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.08.017. 🔗
  13. X. Zhou, R. Liu, K. Sun, D. Friedrich, M. T. McDowell, F. Yang, S. T. Omelchenko, F. H Saadi, A. C. Nielander, S. Yalamanchili, K. M. Papadantonakis, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis “Interface Engineering of the Photoelectrochemical Performance of Ni-Oxide-Coated n-Si Photoanodes by Atomic Layer Deposition of Ultrathin Films of Cobalt Oxide” Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 2644-2649. 🔗
  14. M. T. McDowell, M. F. Lichterman, A. I. Carim, R. Liu, S. Hu, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis "The Influence of Structure and Processing on the Behavior of TiO2 Protective Layers for Stabilization of n-Si/TiO2/Ni Photoanodes for Water Oxidation" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7 (28) 15189-15199. 🔗
  15. R. H. Coridan, A. C. Nielander, S. A. Francis, M. T. McDowell, V. Dix, S. M. Chatman, N. S. Lewis "Methods for Comparing the Performance of Energy-Conversion Systems for Use in Solar Fuels and Solar Electricity Generation" Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 2886-2901. 🔗
  16. B. Zhu, N. Liu, M. T. McDowell, Y. Jin, Y. Cui, J. Zhu “Interfacial Stabilizing Effect of ZnO on Si Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries” Nano Energy, 2015, 13, 620-625. 🔗
  17. M. T. McDowell, Z. Lu, K. J. Koski, J. H. Yu, G. Zheng, Y. Cui "In Situ Observation of Divergent Phase Transformations in Individual Sulfide Nanocrystals" Nano Letters, 2015, 15 (2) 1264-1271. 🔗
  18. K. Sun, M. T. McDowell, A. C. Nielander, S. Hu, M. R. Shaner, F. Yang, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis "Stable Solar-Driven Water Oxidation to O2(g) by Ni-Oxide-Coated Silicon Photoanodes" The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2015, 6, 592-598. 🔗
  19. J. Zhao, Z. Lu, N. Liu, H.-W. Lee, M. T. McDowell, Y. Cui "Dry Air-Stable Lithium Silicide-Lithium Oxide Core-Shell Nanoparticles as High-Capacity Prelithiation Reagents" Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 5088. 🔗
  20. M. T. McDowell, M. F. Lichterman, J. M. Spurgeon, S. Hu, I. D. Sharp, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis "Improved Stability of Polycrystalline Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes by use of Dual-Layer Thin TiO2/Ni Coatings" The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118 (34) 19618-19624. 🔗
  21. M. F. Lichterman, A. I. Carim, M. T. McDowell, S. Hu, H. B. Gray, B. S. Brunschwig, N. S. Lewis "Stabilization of n-Cadmium Telluride Photoanodes for Water Oxidation to O2(g) in Aqueous Alkaline Electrolytes using Amorphous TiO2 Films Formed by Atomic Layer Deposition" Energy & Environmental Science, 2014, 7, 3334-3337. 🔗
  22. H. Yao, G. Zheng, P.-C. Hsu, D. Kong, J. Cha, W. Li, Z. W. Seh, M. T. McDowell, K. Yan, Z. Liang, V. Narasimhan, Y. Cui "Improving Lithium Sulfur Batteries through Spatial Control of Sulfur Species Deposition on Hybrid Electrode Surface" Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 3943. 🔗
  23. N. Liu, Z. Lu, J. Zhao, M. T. McDowell, H.-W. Lee, W. Zhao, Y. Cui "A pomegranate-inspired nanoscale design for large-volume change lithium battery anodes" Nature Nanotechnology, 2014, 9, 187-192. 🔗
  24. J. M. Spurgeon, J. M. Velazquez, M. T. McDowell, "Improving O2 Production of WO3 Photoanodes with IrO2 in Acidic Aqueous Electrolyte" Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16, 3623-3631. 🔗
  25. M. Pasta, C. D. Wessells, N. Liu, J. Nelson, M. T. McDowell, R. A. Huggins, M. F. Toney, Y. Cui "Full Open-Framework Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage" Nature Communications, 2014, 5 3007. 🔗
  26. M. Gu, L. R. Parent, L. Mehdi, R. R. Unocic, M. T. McDowell, W. Xu, J. G. Connell, P. Xu, P. Apellan, X. Chen, Y. Zhang, D. E. Perea, L. J. Lauhon, I. Arslan, J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu, Y. Cui, N. D. Browning, C.-M. Wang "Demonstration of an Electrochemical Liquid Cell for Operando Transmission Electron Microscopy Observation of the Lithiation/Delithiation Behavior of Si Nanowire Battery Anodes" Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (12) 6106-6112. 🔗
  27. C. Wang, H. Wu, Z. Chen, M. T. McDowell, Y. Cui, Z. Bao "Self-Healing Chemistry Enables the Stable Operation of Silicon Microparticle Anodes for High-Energy Lithium-ion Batteries" Nature Chemistry, 2013, 5 1042-1048. 🔗
  28. M. T. McDowell, S. W. Lee, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui, "Understanding the Lithiation of Silicon and Other Alloying Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries," Advanced Materials, invited review for AM's 25th anniversary, 2013, 25 (36) 4966-4985. 🔗
  29. H. Yao, G. Zheng, W. Li, M. T. McDowell, Z. W. Seh, N. Liu, Z. Lu, Y. Cui, "Crab Shells as Sustainable Templates from Nature for Nanostructured Battery Electrodes" Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (7) 3385-3390. 🔗
  30. H. Wu, G. Yu, L. Pan, N. Liu, M. T. McDowell, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "Stable Li-ion Battery Anodes by in situ Polymerization of Conducting Hydrogel to Conformally Coat Silicon Nanoparticles," Nature Communications, 2013, 4 1943. 🔗
  31. N. Liu, K. Huo, M. T. McDowell, J. Zhao, Y. Cui, "Rice Husks as a Sustainable Source of Nanostructured Silicon for High Performance Li-ion Battery Anodes," Scientific Reports, 2013, 3 1919. 🔗
  32. M. T. McDowell, S. W. Lee, J. T. Harris, B. A. Korgel, C. Wang, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui, "In Situ TEM of Two-Phase Lithiation of Amorphous Silicon Nanospheres," Nano Letters, 12013, 13 (2) 758-764. 🔗
  33. Z. W. Seh, W. Li, J. J. Cha, G. Zheng, Y. Yang, M. T. McDowell, P.-C. Hsu, Y. Cui "Sulphur-TiO2 Yolk-Shell Nanoarchitecture with Internal Void Space for Long-Cycle Lithium-Sulphur Batteries" Nature Communications, 2013, 4 (1331). 🔗
  34. S. W. Lee, L. A. Berla, M. T. McDowell, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui "Reaction Front Evolution during Electrochemical Lithiation of Crystalline Silicon Nanopillars" Isreal Journal of Chemistry, special issue honoring Wolf Prize recipients Profs. Lieber and Alivisatos, 2012, 52 (11) 1118-1123. 🔗
  35. M. T. McDowell, I. Ryu, S. W. Lee, C. M. Wang, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui, "Studying the Kinetics of Crystalline Silicon Nanoparticle Lithiation with In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy" Advanced Materials, 2012, 24 (45), 6034-6041. 🔗
  36. N. Liu, H. Wu, M. T. McDowell, Y. Yao, C. M. Wang, Y. Cui, "A Yolk-Shell Design for Stabilized and Scalable Li-ion Battery Alloy Anodes" Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (6), 3315-3321. 🔗
  37. Y. Yao, N. Liu, M. T. McDowell, M. Pasta, Y. Cui, "Improving the Cycling Stability of Silicon Nanowire Anodes with Conducting Polymer Coatings" Energy and Environmental Science, 2012, (5) 7927-7930. 🔗
  38. P.-C. Hsu, H. Wu, T. J. Carney, M. T. McDowell, Y. Yang, E. C. Garnett, M. Li, L. Hu, Y. Cui, "Passivation Coating on Electrospun Copper Nanofibers for Stable Transparent Electrodes" ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (6) 5150-5156. 🔗
  39. H. Wu, G. Chan, J. W. Choi, I. Ryu, Y. Yao, M. T. McDowell, S. W. Lee, A. Jackson, Y. Yang, L. Hu, Y. Cui, "Stable Cycling of Double-Walled Silicon Nanotube Battery Anodes through Solid-Electrolyte Interphase Control" Nature Nanotechnology, 2012, 7, 310-315. 🔗
  40. M. T. McDowell, S. W. Lee, C. M. Wang, Y. Cui "The Effect of Metallic Coatings and Crystallinity on the Volume Expansion of Silicon During Electrochemical Lithiation/Delithiation" Nano Energy, 2012, 1 (3), 401-410. 🔗
  41. S. W. Lee, M. T. McDowell, L. A. Berla, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui "Fracture of Crystalline Silicon Nanopillars During Electrochemical Lithium Insertion" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109 (11), 4080-4085. 🔗
  42. C. D. Wessells, M. T. McDowell, S. V. Peddada, M. Pasta, R. A. Huggins, Y. Cui "Tunable Reaction Potentials in Open Framework Nanoparticle Battery Electrodes for Grid-Scale Energy Storage" ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (2), 1688-1694. 🔗
  43. N. Liu, Y. Yao, J. J. Cha, M. T. McDowell, Y. Han, Y. Cui "Functionalization of Silicon Nanowire Surfaces with Metal-Organic Frameworks" Nano Research, 2011, 5 (2), 109-116. 🔗
  44. C. D. Wessells, S. V. Peddada, M. T. McDowell, R. A. Huggins, Y. Cui "The Effect of Insertion Species on Nanostructured Open Framework Hexacyanoferrate Battery Electrodes" Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2011, 159 (2), A98-A103. 🔗
  45. Y. Yao, K. Huo, L. Hu, N. Liu, J. J. Cha, M. T. McDowell, P. K. Chu, Y. Cui "Highly Conductive, Mechanically Robust, and Electrochemically Inactive TiC/C Nanofiber Scaffold for High-Performance Silicon Anode Batteries" ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (10), 8346-8351. 🔗
  46. M. T. McDowell, S.W. Lee, I. Ryu, W. D. Nix, J.W. Choi, Y. Cui "Novel Size and Surface Oxide Effects in Silicon Nanowires as Lithium Battery Anodes" Nano Letters, 2011, 11 (9), 4018-4025. 🔗
  47. M. T. McDowell, Y. Cui "Single Nanostructure Electrochemical Devices for Studying Electronic Properties and Structural Changes in Lithiated Si Nanowires" Advanced Energy Materials, 2011, 1 (5), 894-900. 🔗
  48. N. Liu, L. Hu, M. T. McDowell, A. Jackson, Y. Cui "Prelithiated Silicon Nanowires as an Anode for Lithium Ion Batteries" ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (8), 6487-6493. 🔗
  49. S. Jeong, M. T. McDowell, Y. Cui "Low-Temperature Self-Catalytic Growth of Tin Oxide Nanocones over Large Areas" ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (7), 5800-5807. 🔗
  50. Y. Yao, M. T. McDowell, I. Ryu, H. Wu, N. Liu, L. Hu, W. D. Nix, Y. Cui "Interconnected Silicon Hollow Nanospheres for Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes with Long Cycle Life" Nano Letters, 2011, 11 (7), 2949-2954. 🔗
  51. S. W. Lee, M. T. McDowell, J. W. Choi, Y. Cui "Anomalous Shape Changes of Silicon Nanopillars by Electrochemical Lithiation" Nano Letters, 2011, 11 (7), 3034-3039. 🔗
  52. N. P. Dasgupta, H. J. Jung, O. Trejo, M. T. McDowell, A. Hryciw, M. Brongersma, R. Sinclair, F. B. Prinz "Atomic Layer Deposition of Lead Sulfide Quantum Dots on Nanowire Surfaces" Nano Letters, 2011, 11 (3), 934-940. 🔗
  53. Y. Yang, M. T. McDowell, A. Jackson, J.J. Cha, S.S. Hong, Y. Cui "New Nanostructured Li2S/Si Rechargeable Battery with High Specific Energy" Nano Letters, 2010, 10 (4), 1486-1491. 🔗
  54. M. T. McDowell, A. Leach, K. Gall "On the Elastic Modulus of Metallic Nanowires" Nano Letters, 2008, 8 (11), 3613-3618. 🔗
  55. M. T. McDowell, A. Leach, K. Gall "Bending and Tensile Deformation of Metallic Nanowires" Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2008, 16, 045003. 🔗
  56. M. Lucas, A. Leach, M. T. McDowell, S. E. Hunyadi, K. Gall, C. J. Murphy, E. Riedo "Plastic Deformation of Pentagonal Silver Nanowires: Comparison Between AFM Nanoindentation and Atomistic Simulations" Physical Review B, 2008, 77, 245420. 🔗
  57. A. Leach, M. T. McDowell, K. Gall "Deformation of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Silver Nanowires" Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17 (1), 43-53. 🔗

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