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McMaster Analytical Xray Facility (MAX)

A. Mali, A. Petric, Synthesis of Sodium Beta-Alumina Powder by Sol-Gel Combustion, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 32, 1229-34, 2012.
C. Dong, K. Andreas, B. Blasiak, B. Tomanek, F. van Veggel, Cation Exchange: A Facile Method To Make NaYF4:Yb,™-NaGdF4 Core–Shell Nanoparticles with a Thin, Tunable, and Uniform Shell, Chemistry of Materials, 24, 7, 1297-1305, 2012.
N. J. Johnson, A. Korinek, C. H. Dong, F. van Veggel, Self-Focusing by Ostwald Ripening: A Strategy for Layer-by-Layer Epitaxial Growth on Upconverting Nanocrystals, J. of the American Chem. Soc., 134, 11068-11071, 2012.
A. Sundar, R. A. Hughes, P. Farzinpour, K. D. Gilroy, G. A. Devenyi, J. S. Preston, S. Neretina, Manipulating the size distribution of supported gold nanostructures, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, 1, 013111, 2012.
A. P. Yuen, S. M. Jovanovic, A. M. Hor, R. A. Klenkler, G. A. Devenyi, R. O. Loutfy, J .S. Preston, Photovoltaic properties of M-phthalocyanine/fullerene organic solar cells, Solar Energy, 86, 6, 1683-1688, 2012.
D. C. Higgins, J-Y. Choi, J. Wu, A. Lopez, Z. Chen, Titanium nitride-carbon nanotube core-shell composites as effective electrocatalyst supports for low temperature fuel cells, J. of Mat. Chem., 22(9), 3727-3732, 2012.

Cryogenic Characterization Facility

Winter, S.M., Balo, A.R., Roberts, R.J., Lekin, K., Assoud, A., Dube, P.A., Oakley, R.T., Hybrid Dithiazolothiadiazinyl Radicals: Versatile Building Blocks for Magnetic and Conductive Materials, Chem. Comm., 2013, 49(16), 1603-1605.
Lekin, K., Wong, J.W.L., Winter, S.M., Mailman, A., Dube, P.A., Oakley, R.T., Bisdithiazolyl Radical Spin Ladders, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52(4), 2188-2198.
S. Chatterjee, J. Trinckauf, T. Hanke, D. E. Shai, J.W. Harter, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, K. M. Shen and J. Geck, Formation of the Coherent Heavy Fermion Liquid at the `Hidden Order' Transition in URu2Si2, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2013, 110, 186401.
K. Zhao, Z. Deng, X. C. Wang, W. Han, J. L. Zhu, X. Li, Q. Q. Liu, R. C. Yu, T. Goko, B. Frandsen, L. Liu, F. L. Ning, Y. J. Uemura, H. Dabkowska, G. M. Luke, H. Luetkens, E. Morenzoni, S. R. Dunsiger, A. Senyshyn, P. Boni, C. Q. Jin, New Diluted Ferromagnetic Semiconductor with Curie Temperature up to 180 K and Isostructural to the `122' Iron-Based Superconductors, Nature Communications, 2013, 4, 1442.
R. M. D'Ortenzio, H. A. Dabkowska, S. R. Dunsiger, B. D. Gaulin, M. J. P. Gingras, T. Goko, J. B. Kycia, L. Liu, T. Medina, T. J. Munsie, D. Pomaranski, K. A. Ross, Y. J. Uemura, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, Unconventional Magnetic Ground State in Yb2Ti2O7, Phys. Rev. B, 2013, 88, 134428.
W. T. Guo, Z. G. Chen, T. J. Williams, J. Gopalakrishnan, G. M. Luke, N. L. Wang, Hybridization Gap Versus Hidden Order Gap in URu2Si2 as Revealed by Optical Spectroscopy, Phys. Rev., B, 85, 195105, 2012.
J. S. Hall, U. Nagel, T. Uleksin, T. Room, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, T. Timusk, Observation of Multiple-Gap Structure in Hidden Order State of URu2Si2Si2 from Optical Conductivity, Phys. Rev. B, 86, 035132, 2012.
S. Legl, C. Krey, S. R. Dunsiger, H. A. Dabkowska, J. A. Rodriguez, G. M. Luke, C. Peiderer, Vibrating-Coil Magnetometry of the Spin Liquid Properties of Tb2Ti2O7, Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 047201, 2012.
U. Nagel, T. Room, T. Uleksin, R. P. S. M. Lobo, P. Lejay, C. C. Homes, J. Hall, A. W. Kinross, S. Purdy, T. J. Williams, G. M. Luke, T. Timusk, Normal State of URu2Si2: Spec-troscopic Evidence for an Anomalous Fermi Liquid, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 109, 19161, 2012.
D. Kamenskyi, J. Wosnitza, J. Krzystek, A. A. Aczel, H. A. Dabkowska, A. B. Dabkowski, G. M. Luke, S. A. Zvyagin, High-Field ESR Studies of the Quantum Spin Dimer System Ba3Cr2O8, J. of Low Temp. Phy., 10909, 012, 0744-4.
T. J. Williams, Z. Yamani, N. P. Butch, G. M. Luke, M. B. Maple, W. J. L. Buyers, Neutron Scattering Study of URu2-xRexSi2 with x = 0:10: Driving Order towards Quantum Criticality, Phys. Rev. B 86, 235104, 2012.
X. Yu, A. Mailman, K. Lekin, A. Assoud, C. M. Robertson, B. C. Noll, C. F. Campana, J. A. K. Howard, P. A. Dube, R. T. Oakley, Semiquinone-Bridged Bisdithiazolyl Radicals as Neutral Radical Conductors, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 4, 2264-2275, 2012.
J. Wu, D. J. MacDonald, R. Clerac, I. R. Jeon, M. Jennings, A. J. Lough, J. F. Britten, C. M. Robertson, P. A. Dube, K. E. Preuss, Metal Complexes of Bridging Neutral Radical Ligands: pymDTDA and pymDSDA, Inorg. Chem., 51, 6, 3827-3839, 2012.
J. F. Sonnenberg, N. Coombs, P. A. Dube, R. H. Morris, Iron Nanoparticles Catalyzing the Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 13, 5893-5899, 2012.
X. Yu, A. Mailman, K. Lekin, A. Assoud, P. A. Dube, R. T. Oakley, A Bimodal Oxobenzene-bridged Bisdithiazolyl Radical Conductor, Cryst. Growth Des., 12, 5, 2485-2494, 2012.
A. Mailman, S. M. Winter, X. Yu, C. M. Robertson, W. J. Yong, J. S. Tse, R. A. Secco, Z. X. Liu, P. A. Dube, J. A. K. Howard, R. T. Oakley, Crossing the Insulatior-to-Metal Barrier with a Thiazyl Radical Conductor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 24, 9886-9889, 2012.
D. A. Torchetti, T. Imai, H.C. Lei, C. Petrovic, NMR characterization of sulphur substitution effects in the KFeSeS high Tc superconductor, Phys. Rev., B, 85, 144516, 2012.
M. Fu, D. A. Torchetti, T. Imai, F. L. Ning, J. Q. Yan, A. S. Sefat, NMR Search for the Spin Nematic State in a LaFeAsO Single Crystal, Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 247001, 2012.