Phenomena at surfaces, electronic transport, nanomaterials
I am interested in the physical properties of one-dimensional nanostructures, be it interactions with their surface or their electronic transport properties. I also dabble in biophysics with the help of talented biologists.
McIlroy, D.N., Zhang, D., Kranov, Y., Norton, M. Grant. 2001. Nanosprings, Applied Physics Letters 79, 1540.
Zhang, D., Alkhateeb, A., Han, H., Mahmood, H., McIlroy, David N., and Norton, M.G., 2003. Silicon Carbide Nanosprings, Nano Letters 3, 983.
Wang, L., Major, D.*, Paga, P., Zhang, D., Norton, M.G., and McIlroy, D.N., 2006, High Yield Synthesis and Lithography of Silica-Based Nanospring Mats, Nanotechnology 17, S298.
Y.P. Timalsina, D. Oriero, T. Cantrell, T. Prakash, J. Branen, D.E. Aston, K. Noren, J.J. Nagler, S. Rastogi, D.N. McIlroy, and G. Corti, “Characterization of a vertically aligned silica nanospring-based sensor by alternating current impedance spectroscopy,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 20, 095005, (2010).
M. F. Beaux II, N. J. Bridges, M. DeHart, T. E. Bitterwolf, and D. N. McIlroy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic analysis of the surface chemistry of silica nanowires, Applied Surface Science, vol. 257, no. 13, pp. 5766-5771 ( 2011).
- Title: Improving the Safety and Shelf Life of Agricultural Commodities Agency: USDA
- Title: Functionalized Nanosprings for Exposive Detection
- Title: Nanospring coatings for the promotion of bone growth on prosthesis
- Dyess Faculty Fellow, COS (2011-2014)