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Zimbovskaya, N. (2022). Large enhancement of thermoelectric effects in multiple quantum dots in a serial configuration due to Coulomb interactions, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 34, 255302O. doi: 10.1088/1361-648X/ac640c

Falcón-Cruz, N.V., Vergara-Toro, N., Brito-Pérez, A., Rivera, D., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I. & Oyola, R. (2021). Online Lab for High School Students: Calibration Curve Using Fluorescence of a Yellow Highlighter Solution, Journal of Laboratory Chemical Education 9(4), 51-56. doi: 10.5923/j.jlce.20210904.01

Torres, K.M., Delgado, A.S., Serrano, E.R., Falcón-Cruz, N.V., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I., Deguo, D. & Oyola, R. (2021). Gallium nanoparticles as novel inhibitors of Aβ40 aggregation, Materials Advances 2, 5471-5478. doi: 10.1039/D1MA00461A

Cruz-Arzon, A.J., Figueroa, K.S., Pinto, N.J., Qicheng, Z., Kehayias, C., Yeonyoon, S. & Johnson, A.T.C. (2022). Ultraviolet light tunable single walled carbon anotubes/n-Si juntion diode, Synthetic Metals 283, 116967. doi: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2021.116967

Figueroa, K.S., Zimbovskaya, N.A., Pinto, N.J., Wen, C. & Johnson, A.T.C. (2021). Impurity charge compensation in graphene by a polarized ferroelectric polymer and its effect on charge transport near the Dirac point, AIP Advances 11, 085015 (2021): doi: 10.1116/6.0000874

Kumar, P., Figueroa, K.S., Foucher, A.C., Jo, K., Acero, N., Stach, E.A. & Jariwala, D. (2021). Efficacy of boron nitride encapsulation against plasma-processing of 2D semiconductor layers. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 39, 032201. doi: 10.1116/6.0000874


Figueroa, K.S., Pinto, N.J., Wen, C., Johnson, A.T. Charlie & Zhao, M.-Q. (2020). Ionic liquid gel gate tunable p-Si/MoS2 heterojunction p-n diode, AIP Advances 10, 125225. doi: 10.1063/5.0030098

Rijos, L.M., Figueroa, K.S., Porcu, A, Rivera, N.M., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I. & Pinto, N.J.(2020). Ionic liquid gated poly(triaryl amine) thin film field effect transistor, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 138 (18), p.50361. doi: 10.1002/app.50361

Carradero-Santiago, C. & Vedrine-Pauléus, J.(2020). Conductance Modeling of Flexible Organic Thin Films for Solar Cell Devices, Proc. 2020 Comsol Conference North America, Oct. 7-8, 2020.Abstract

Zimbovsksya, N.A. (2020). Thermoelectric properties of a double-dot system in serial configuration. Synth. Metals, 153(12), 124712. doi: 10.1063/5.0021260


Figueroa, K.S., Pinto, N.J., Mandyam, S.V., Zhao, M.-Q., Wen, C., Das, P.M., Gao, Z., Drndić, M. and Johnson, A.T. Charlie (2020). Controlled doping of graphene by impurity charge compensation via a polarized ferroelectric polymer,J. Appl. Phys. 127, 125503.doi:10.1063/5.0003099

Zimbovskaya, N.A. (2020). Charge and heat current rectification by a double-dot system within the Coulomb blockade regime, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 32, 29, 355302.doi: 10.1088/1361-648X/ab83e9

Zimbovskaya, N.A. & Nitzan, A. (2020). Energy, Work, Entropy, and Heat Balance in Marcus Molecular Junctions, J.Phys. Chem. B. 124, 13, 2632-2642. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c00059

Negrón-Marrero, P.V. & Sivaloganathan, J. (2020). On the Convergence of a Regularization Scheme for Approximating Cavitation Solutions with Prescribed Cavity Volume, SIAM J. Appl. Math. 80 (1), 119-141. href="">doi: 10.1137/19M1274523

Rijos, L.M. & Pinto (2019). Tunable Organic Polymer/Inorganic Silicon Diode Using an Ionic Liquid Gel Gate Dielectric, Phys. Status Solidi A 216, 1900358. doi: 10.1002/pssa.201900358

Rijos, L.M., Meléndez, A., Oyola, R. & Pinto, N.J, (2019). Effect of polyethylene oxide on camphor sulfonic acid doped polyaniline thin film field effect transistor with ionic liquid gating. Synth. Metals,257, 116176 148(2). doi: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2019.116176


Figueroa, K., Pérez, J.L., Matar, A., Ramos, I., Pinto, J., Zhao, M.-Q. & Johnson, A.T. Charlie (2019). Rectifying effect in a Mo2 monolayer crossed with an electro-spun PEDOT-PSS nano-ribbon, SN Applied Sciences 1:574. doi: 10.1007/s42452-019-0595-0

Pinto, N.J., Rijos, L.M., Zhao, M.-Q., Parkin, W.M. & Johnson, A.T. (2019). Effect of varying the gate voltage scan rate in a MoS2/ferroelectric polymer field effect transistor, Ferroelectrics 550, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/00150193.2019.1652493

Ortiz-Hernández, C.J., Santiago-Ruiz, A.N., Torres-Rosado, A.J., Jiménez-González, J., Yeldell S.B., Oyola, R., Dmochowski, I.J., Sotero-Esteva, J., Bansal,, V. & Fasoli, E. (2019). In situ analysis and imaging of aromatic amidine at varying ligand densities in solid phase, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2019 Jan 24: 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s00216-019-01588-6

Rosario, A. & Pinto, N.J. (2019). PEDOT-PSS nanoribbon and cast film field effect transistors with ferroelectric gating, Synth. Metals 247, 151-156. doi: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2018.12.003

Saul, C.K., Nieves, C.A., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I., Kikkawa, J. & Santiago-Avilés, J. J. (2018). Low temperature electrical characterization of a CS/PEO composite for sensing applications, Proc. 11th Iberoamerican Congress on Sensors, Sept. 17-20, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Matar, A., Meléndez, A., Pinto, N.J. & Ramos, I. (2018). Conduction Mechanisms in Tungsten Diselenide Devices, Proc. 11th Iberoamerican Congress on Sensors, Sept. 17-20, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Negrón-Marrero, P. & López-Serrano, M. (2019). Minimal Energy Configurations of Finite Molecular Arrays, Symmetry 2019, 11(2), 158. (Previously published in arXiv:1603.01899v1 [math-ph] Mar 2016). Thermoelectric efficiency of single-molecule junctions with long molecular linkers. doi: 10.3390/sym11020158

Zimbovskaya, Natalia A. (2018). Thermoelectric efficiency of single-molecule junctions with long molecular linkers. J. Chem. Phys. 148(2), 024303. doi: 10.1088/1361-648X/aacd3a


Ortiz, D., Ramos, I., Pinto, N.J., Zhao, M.-Q., Kumar, V., Johnson, A.T.C. (2018). Ambipolar transport in CVD grown MoSe2 monolayer using an ionic liquid gel gate dielectric, AIP Advances 8, 035014. doi: 10.1063/1.5020443

Ochoa, M.A., Zimbovskaya, N.A., Nitzan, A. (2018). Quantum thermodynamics for driven dissipative bosonic systems, Phys. Rev. B 97, 085434. doi: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.085434

Zimbovskaya, N.A., Nitzan, A. (2018). Thermally induced charge current through long molecules, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 024303. doi: 10.1063/1.5005057

Nieves, Cesar A., Martinez, L.M., Melendez, A., Ortiz, M., Ramos, I., Pinto, N.J., Zimbovskaya, N.A. (2017). Temperature-dependent charge transport mechanisms in carbon sphere/polyaniline composite, AIP Advances 7, 125229; doi: 10.1063/1.5000976.

Maldonado-Rivera, S., Pinto, N.J. (2017). p-n junction diodes fabricated using poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-dyil) thin films and nanofibers, Proc. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Memphis, TN, Apr 6-8, 2017.


Ortiz, Deliris N., Pinto, Nicholas J. (2017). Ionic liquid gel gated electro-spun poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) doped with poly(styrene sulfonic acid) nano-ribbon, Thin Solid Films 636, 737-742; doi: 10.1016/j.tsf.2017.07.012.

Nieves, C.A., Martínez, L.M., Melendez, A., Ortiz, M., Ramos, I., Pinto, N/J., Zimbovskaya, N.A. (2017). Temperature dependent charge transport mechanisms in carbon sphere/polymer composites, arXiv:1704.02643 [cond-mat.mes-hall].

Zimbovskaya, N.A. (2017). Length-dependent Seebeck effect in single-molecule junctions beyond linear response regime,J. Chem. Phys. 146, 184302; doi: 10.1063/1.4983130.

Martínez, L.M., Pinto, N.J., Naylor, C.H., Johnson, A.T.C. (2016). MoS2 based dual input logic AND gate, AIP Advances 6, 125041; doi: 10.1063/1.4971857.

Zimbovskaya, N.A. (2016). Communication: Length dependent thermopower of single molecule junctions, J. Chem. Phys. 145, 221101; doi: 10.1063/1.4972002.

Martínez, L.M., Nieves, C., Meléndez, A., Ortiz, M., Ramos, I., Pinto, N.J. (2016). Aliphatic alcohol vapor sensors based on polyaniline coated carbon spheres, Proc. 10th Ibero-american Congress on Sensors, Viña del Mar, Chile.

Nieves, C., Meléndez, A., Pinto, Nicholas J., Ramos, I. (2016). Sensor response of carbon spheres/ polymer composites to aliphatic alcohol vapors, Proc. 10th Ibero-american Congress on Sensors, Viña del Mar, Chile.

Ortiz, D.N., Vedrine, J., Pinto, N.J., Naylor, C.H. & Johnson, A.T.C. (2016). Monolayer WS2 crossed with and electro-spun PEDOT-PSS nano-ribbon: Fabricating a Schottky diode, Mater Sci Eng B 214, 68-73; doi: 10.1016/j.mseb.2016.09.003.

Nieves, C., Meléndez, Pinto, N. J. & Ramos, I. (2016). Facile fabrication of carbon spheres/n-Si junction diodes based on sucrose, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 27, 13044; doi: 10.1007/s10854-016-5445-x.

Nieves, C., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I., Pinto, N. J. & Zimbovskaya, N. (2016). Electron transport mechanisms in polymer-carbon sphere composites, J. Appl. Phys. 120, 014302; doi: 10.1063/1.4955166.


Nieves, C., Ramos, I., Pinto, N. J. & Zimbovskaya, N. (2016). Electron transport mechanisms in polymer-carbon sphere composites, arXiv:1604.02365v1 [cond-mat.mes-hall] 8 Apr 2016.

Serrano, W., Meléndez, A., Ramos, I. & Pinto, N. J. (2016) Poly(lactic acid)/poly(3-hexylthiophene) composite nanofiber fabrication for electronic applications. Polym. Int. 65(5), 503-507. doi: 10.1002/pi.5081.

Wang, H., Huang, K., Jesús, M. D., Espinosa, S., Piñero-Santiago, L. E., Barnes, C. L & Ortiz-Marciales, M. (2016). Synthesis of enantiopure 1,2-azido and 1,2-amino alcohols via regio- and stereoselective ring-opening of enantiopure epoxides by sodium azide in hot water. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 27 (2-3), 91-100. doi:10.1016/j.tetasy.2015.12.002.

Zimbovskaya, N. A. (2016). Seebeck effect in molecular junctions. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 28(18), 183002. doi:10.1088/0953-8984/28/18/183002.

Negrón-Marrero, P. & López-Serrano, M. (2016). Minimal configurations for finite molecular arrays, arXiv:1603.01899v1 [math-ph] 7 Mar 2016.

Zimbovskaya, N. A. (2016). Nonlinear thermoelectric transport in single-molecule junctions: the effect of electron–phonon interactions. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 28(29), 295301. doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/28/29/295301.