Works (304)

Updated: June 9th, 2024 05:01

2024 journal article

3D-Printing of Hierarchical Porous Copper-Based Metal–Organic-Framework Structures for Efficient Fixed-Bed Catalysts

Chem & Bio Engineering.

By: R. Xing n, R. Huang, R. Su, J. Kong*, M. Dickey n & W. Qi*

Source: ORCID
Added: March 1, 2024

2024 article

A Guide to Printed Stretchable Conductors

Sakorikar, T., Mihaliak, N., Krisnadi, F., Ma, J., Kim, T.-il, Kong, M., … Dickey, M. D. (2024, January 30). CHEMICAL REVIEWS, Vol. 1.

By: T. Sakorikar n, N. Mihaliak n, F. Krisnadi n, J. Ma n, T. Kim n, M. Kong n, O. Awartani n, M. Dickey n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 2, 2024

2024 article

A highly conductive and ultra-stretchable polyaniline/cellulose nanocrystal/polyacrylamide hydrogel with hydrophobic associations for wearable strain sensors

Rahmani, P., Shojaei, A., & Dickey, M. D. (2024, February 9). JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, Vol. 2.

By: P. Rahmani n, A. Shojaei* & M. Dickey n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 22, 2024

2024 journal article

A soft magnetoelectric finger for robots' multidirectional tactile perception in non-visual recognition environments

NPJ FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS, 8(1).

By: Y. Xu*, S. Zhang*, S. Li*, Z. Wu*, Y. Li*, Z. Li*, X. Chen*, C. Shi* ...

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 16, 2024

2024 article

Applications of Liquid Metals

Ohta, A. T., Bartlett, M. D., Dickey, M. D., & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2024, May 16). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 5.

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 22, 2024

2024 article

Harvesting and manipulating sweat and interstitial fluid in microfluidic devices

Saha, T., Mukherjee, S., Dickey, M. D., & Velev, O. D. (2024, January 10). LAB ON A CHIP, Vol. 1.

By: T. Saha n, S. Mukherjee n, M. Dickey n & O. Velev n

TL;DR: This review reports on the utilization of microfluidics towards sweat and ISF management and transport, and focuses on microfluidic principles of sweat and ISF generation, transport, extraction, and management. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 22, 2024

2024 article

Injection Molding of Liquid Metal by Harnessing Nonstick Molds

Ma, J., Vaghani, D. P., Im, S., Kong, M., Shamsi, M., Wei, S., … Dickey, M. D. (2024, February 20). ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, Vol. 2.

By: J. Ma n, D. Vaghani n, S. Im n, M. Kong n, M. Shamsi n, S. Wei*, M. Vong n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: liquid metal; injection molding; patterning; Joule heater; electroadhesion
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 22, 2024

2024 article

Interface of gallium-based liquid metals: oxide skin, wetting, and applications

Kim, J.-H., Kim, S., Dickey, M. D., So, J.-H., & Koo, H.-J. (2024, May 1). NANOSCALE HORIZONS, Vol. 5.

By: J. Kim, S. Kim*, M. Dickey*, J. So & H. Koo

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 8, 2024

2024 article

Let it Flow: Emergence of Liquid Metals

Bartlett, M. D., Dickey, M. D., Ohta, A. T., & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2024, May 2). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 5.

author keywords: biomedical; catalysts; composites; electrochemistry; electronics; fabrication; interfacial properties; liquid metal
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 8, 2024

2024 article

Liquid Metal Nanoparticles Physically Hybridized with Cellulose Nanocrystals Initiate and Toughen Hydrogels with Piezoionic Properties

Rahmani, P., Shojaei, A., Sakorikar, T., Wang, M., Mendoza-Apodaca, Y., & Dickey, M. D. (2024, March 4). ACS NANO, Vol. 3.

By: P. Rahmani n, A. Shojaei*, T. Sakorikar n, M. Wang n, Y. Mendoza-Apodaca n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: Cellulose nanocrystal; Ionic conductive hydrogel; Liquid metal; Strain/pressure sensor; Self-poweredtouch panel
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2024

2024 article

Liquid Metal-Based Biosensors: Fundamentals and Applications

Jamalzadegan, S., Kim, S., Mohammad, N., Koduri, H., Hetzler, Z., Lee, G., … Wei, Q. (2024, January 23). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 1.

By: S. Jamalzadegan n, S. Kim n, N. Mohammad n, H. Koduri n, Z. Hetzler n, G. Lee n, M. Dickey n, Q. Wei n

author keywords: biosensors; liquid metals; wearable sensors; soft materials; precision health; point-of-care
TL;DR: The recent progress of LM‐based biosensors for personalized healthcare and disease monitoring via both physical and biochemical signaling is survey and the challenges and future directions of LM‐integrated biosensor platforms is discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: February 12, 2024

2024 journal article

Liquid-metal transfer from an anode to a cathode without short circuiting

Nature Chemical Engineering.

By: Y. He, J. You, M. Dickey* & X. Wang

Source: ORCID
Added: March 22, 2024

2024 article

Printable Liquid Metal Foams That Grow When Watered

Krisnadi, F., Kim, S., Im, S., Chacko, D., Vong, M. H., Rykaczewski, K., … Dickey, M. D. (2024, January 29). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 1.

author keywords: direct writing; foaming; growing conductor; liquid metal; porous composite
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 23, 2024

2024 journal article

Protocol for 3D and 4D printing of highly conductive metallic composite using liquid metal gels

STAR PROTOCOLS, 5(1).

By: R. Xing n, R. Huang, W. Qi, J. Kong* & M. Dickey n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 12, 2024

2024 journal article

Self-assembled liquid metal nanoporous film with durability for efficient phase-change thermal energy management via surface and interface engineering

MATERIALS TODAY, 73, 56–65.

author keywords: Films with nanoengineered surfaces; Liquid metal; Interface engineering; Phase-change thermal energy management; Electronics cooling
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 20, 2024

2024 article

Stroking through Electrolyte: Liquid Metal Droplet Propulsion through Pulse Time Modulation

Fuchs, R., Abdoli, S., Kilani, M., Nor-Azman, N.-A., Yu, R., Tang, S.-Y., … Tang, J. (2024, January 4). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 1.

author keywords: active droplets; liquid metal; Marangoni flow; pulse time modulation; surface tension
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 16, 2024

2024 journal article

Surface Embedded Metal Nanowire-Liquid Metal-Elastomer Hybrid Composites for Stretchable Electronics

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 16(11), 14183–14197.

By: D. Shukla n, H. Wang n, O. Awartani n, M. Dickey n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: silver nanowire; liquidmetal; stretchableelectronics; hybrid composite; intermetallic alloy; sintering
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2024

2023 article

A Soft Gripper with Granular Jamming and Electroadhesive Properties

Piskarev, Y., Devincenti, A., Ramachandran, V., Bourban, P.-E., Dickey, M. D., Shintake, J., & Floreano, D. (2023, March 16). ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, Vol. 3.

By: Y. Piskarev*, A. Devincenti*, V. Ramachandran*, P. Bourban*, M. Dickey n, J. Shintake*, D. Floreano*

author keywords: electroadhesion; granular jamming; soft grippers; soft robotics universal grippers
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 4, 2023

2023 journal article

An atomically smooth container: Can the native oxide promote supercooling of liquid gallium?

ISCIENCE, 26(4).

By: I. Joshipura n, C. Nguyen*, C. Quinn, J. Yang n, D. Morales n, E. Santiso n, T. Daeneke*, V. Truong n, M. Dickey n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 24, 2023

2023 article

Breathable Encapsulated Liquid Metal Foam-Based Soft Stress Sensor

Xu, J., Wang, Z., Wang, X., Wu, Y., Xing, R., Yu, T., … Yang, J. (2023, January 25). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 1.

By: J. Xu*, Z. Wang*, X. Wang*, Y. Wu*, R. Xing*, T. Yu*, Y. Li*, J. Ao* ...

author keywords: Encapsulation; flexible electronic; non-smearing; pressure sensor; tactile sensor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2023

2023 article

Compositional Design of Surface Oxides in Gallium-Indium Alloys

Farrell, Z. J., Jacob, A. R., Truong, V. K., Elbourne, A., Kong, W., Hsiao, L., … Tabor, C. (2023, January 11). CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, Vol. 1.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 12, 2023

2023 article

Controllable Flow and Manipulation of Liquid Metals

He, Y., You, J., Dickey, M. D., & Wang, X. (2023, October 20). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 10.

By: Y. He*, J. You*, M. Dickey n & X. Wang*

author keywords: controllable manipulation; liquid metals; printable flow; steerable flow; surface tension
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 6, 2023

2023 journal article

Convex Microarrays-Based Liquid Metal Soft Piezoresistive Stress Sensor With High Sensitivity and Large Measurement Range

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 23(9), 9176–9182.

author keywords: Sensors; Stress; Sensitivity; Microchannels; Electrical resistance measurement; Sensor phenomena and characterization; Stress measurement; Flexible electronic; microfluidic; microstructure; pressure sensor; tactile sensor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 25, 2023

2023 journal article

Emerging applications of tough ionogels

NPG ASIA MATERIALS, 15(1).

By: M. Wang n, J. Hu* & M. Dickey n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 2, 2024

2023 article

Enhanced Triboelectric Charge Stability by Air-Stable Radicals

Im, S., Frey, E., Lacks, D. J., Genzer, J., & Dickey, M. D. (2023, September 7). ADVANCED SCIENCE, Vol. 9.

By: S. Im n, E. Frey n, D. Lacks*, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: air-stable radicals; charge retention; kelvin probe force microscopy (KPFM); self-assembled monolayer (SAM); triboelectric charge
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: September 18, 2023

2023 journal article

Fabrication of Multiphase Liquid Metal Composites Containing Gas and Solid Fillers: From Pastes to Foams

ACS Applied Engineering Materials.

By: S. Kanetkar*, N. Shah*, R. Gandhi*, A. Uppal*, M. Dickey n, R. Wang*, K. Rykaczewski*

Source: ORCID
Added: February 2, 2024

2023 article

Flexible-to-Stretchable Mechanical and Electrical Interconnects

Erlenbach, S., Mondal, K., Ma, J., Neumann, T. V., Ma, S., Holbery, J. D., & Dickey, M. D. (2023, January 4). ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, Vol. 1.

By: S. Erlenbach n, K. Mondal n, J. Ma n, T. Neumann n, S. Ma*, J. Holbery*, M. Dickey n

author keywords: stretchable electronics; silicones; microfluidics; 3D printing; liquid metals; interfacial bonding
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 5, 2023

2023 article

Gallium Liquid Metal: Nanotoolbox for Antimicrobial Applications

Truong, V. K., Hayles, A., Bright, R., Luu, T. Q., Dickey, M. D., Kalantar-Zadeh, K., & Vasilev, K. (2023, July 28). ACS NANO, Vol. 7.

author keywords: antimicrobial; antibacterial; anti-inflammatory; liquid metal; gallium; EGaIn; Galinstan; nanodroplets; nanoparticles
TL;DR: The characteristics of gallium-based liquid metals at the nanoscale and their corresponding antimicrobial mechanisms are outlined to provide a comprehensive yet succinct overview of their current antimicrobial applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 article

Interfacial Tension Hysteresis of Eutectic Gallium-Indium

Hillaire, K. D., Nithyanandam, P., Song, M., Nadimi, S. R., Kiani, A., Dickey, M. D., & Daniels, K. E. (2023, December 14). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 12.

author keywords: interfacial tension; liquid metal; oxidation
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 15, 2023

2023 article

Ir-Ru Electrocatalysts Embedded in N-Doped Carbon Matrix for Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolysis

Huynh, T. B. N., Song, J., Bae, H. E., Kim, Y., Dickey, M. D. D., Sung, Y.-E., … Kwon, O. J. (2023, March 28). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 3.

By: T. Huynh*, J. Song*, H. Bae*, Y. Kim*, M. Dickey n, Y. Sung*, M. Kim*, O. Kwon*

author keywords: Ir-Ru nanoparticles; N-doped carbon; oxygen evolution; porous transport layers; water electrolysis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 17, 2023

2023 journal article

Laser-Induced Graphene from SU-8 Photoresist: Toward Functional Micromolding

ACS Applied Engineering Materials.

By: A. Bachmann n, A. Ferris n, S. Im n, M. Dickey n & N. Lazarus*

Source: ORCID
Added: October 11, 2022

2023 article

Liquid Metal Coated Textiles with Autonomous Electrical Healing and Antibacterial Properties

Yang, J., Nithyanandam, P., Kanetkar, S., Kwon, K. Y., Ma, J., Im, S., … Dickey, M. D. (2023, April 2). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 4.

By: J. Yang n, P. Nithyanandam n, S. Kanetkar n, K. Kwon*, J. Ma n, S. Im n, J. Oh n, M. Shamsi n ...

author keywords: gallium; mechanical sintering; breathable e-textile; healing; wearable electronics; antibacteria
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2023

2023 article

Liquid Metal-Elastomer Seals for Stretchable Organic Electrolyte-Based Lithium-Ion Batteries

Kan, R., Jiang, M., Song, K., Chen, R., Shen, Q., Wang, R., … Shang, W. (2023, December 1). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 12.

By: R. Kan*, M. Jiang*, K. Song*, R. Chen*, Q. Shen*, R. Wang*, G. Weng*, B. Fu* ...

author keywords: elastomer; liquid metal; permeability; seal; stretchable organic electrolyte-based batteries
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 18, 2023

2023 journal article

Liquid metal-based soft, hermetic, and wireless-communicable seals for stretchable systems

SCIENCE, 379(6631), 488–493.

By: Q. Shen n, M. Jiang*, R. Wang*, K. Song*, M. Vong n, W. Jung n, F. Krisnadi n, R. Kan* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2023 journal article

Metallic gels for conductive 3D and 4D printing

MATTER, 6(7), 2248–2262.

By: R. Xing n, J. Yang n, D. Zhang n, W. Gong n, T. V. Neumann n, M. Wang n, R. Huang, J. Kong*, W. Qi*, M. Dickey n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 14, 2023

2023 article

Non-contact Transfer of Liquid Metal from an Anode to Cathode without Short Circuiting

Wang, X., He, Y., You, J., & Dickey, M. (2023, August 16).

By: X. Wang*, Y. He*, J. You* & M. Dickey n

Source: ORCID
Added: February 2, 2024

2023 article

Patterning of a High Surface Area Liquid Metal-Carbon Composite Film Using Laser Processing

Frey, E. J., Im, S., Bachmann, A. L., Genzer, J., & Dickey, M. D. (2023, September 22). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 9.

By: E. Frey n, S. Im n, A. Bachmann n, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: eutectic gallium-indium; high surface area electrodes; laser sintering; laser-induced carbonization; liquid metal particles; poly(amic acid); strain-invariant resistance
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 16, 2023

2023 journal article

Reprogrammable Self-Folding Thermoplastic Sheets Using Elastic Filaments

ACS Applied Engineering Materials.

By: D. Davis n, R. Mailen n, E. Luong n, A. Russell*, M. Dickey n & J. Genzer n

Source: ORCID
Added: September 20, 2022

2023 article

Shaping a Soft Future: Patterning Liquid Metals

Ma, J., Krisnadi, F., Vong, M. H., Kong, M., Awartani, O. M., & Dickey, M. D. (2023, March 9). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 3.

By: J. Ma n, F. Krisnadi n, M. Vong n, M. Kong n, O. Awartani* & M. Dickey n

author keywords: composites; liquid metal; soft electronics; stretchable electronics; patterning
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 1, 2022

2023 article

Tear-resistant stretchy gels

Wang, M., & Dickey, M. D. (2023, December 21). NATURE MATERIALS, Vol. 12.

By: M. Wang n & M. Dickey n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 2, 2024

2022 journal article

<p>A bottom-up approach to generate isotropic liquid metal network in polymer-enabled 3D thermal management</p>

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 439.

By: S. Chen*, W. Xing*, H. Wang*, W. Cheng*, Z. Lei*, F. Zheng*, P. Tao*, W. Shang* ...

author keywords: Liquid metal; Bottom-up; Thermal conductivity; Isotropic Network; 3D Thermal Management
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 2, 2022

2022 journal article

A Soft Wearable Microfluidic Patch with Finger-Actuated Pumps and Valves for On-Demand, Longitudinal, and Multianalyte Sweat Sensing

ACS SENSORS, 7(10), 3169–3180.

By: N. Mishra n, N. Garland n, K. Hewett n, M. Shamsi n, M. Dickey n & A. Bandodkar n

author keywords: wearable devices; soft microfluidics; sweat sensors; colorimetrics; noninvasive diagnostics; on-demand sensing
MeSH headings : Humans; Sweat; Microfluidics; Wearable Electronic Devices; Human Body; Pilot Projects
TL;DR: This work represents the first example of a wearable system with such on-demand sensing capabilities and opens exciting avenues in sweat sensing for acquiring new insights into human physiology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 18, 2022

2022 article

A Superconducting-Material-Based Maglev Generator Used for Outer-Space

Ma, Z., Wang, Q., Wu, Z., Chen, D., Yan, C., Shi, Y., … Su, B. (2022, July 13). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 7.

author keywords: energy harvesting; maglev; magnetoelectric materials; outer-space; superconducting materials
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 journal article

Direct measurement of rate-dependent mode I and mode II traction-separation laws for cohesive zone modeling of laminated glass

COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 279.

By: F. Poblete n, K. Mondal n, Y. Ma*, M. Dickey n, J. Genzer n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Glass; PVB; Interfacial mechanics; Cohesive zone modeling; Adhesion; Shear strength
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 26, 2021

2022 article

Healable, Recyclable, and Multifunctional Soft Electronics Based on Biopolymer Hydrogel and Patterned Liquid Metal

Hao, X. P., Zhang, C. W., Zhang, X. N., Hou, L. X., Hu, J., Dickey, M. D., … Wu, Z. L. (2022, May 9). SMALL, Vol. 5.

By: X. Hao*, C. Zhang*, X. Zhang*, L. Hou*, J. Hu*, M. Dickey n, Q. Zheng*, Z. Wu*

author keywords: biopolymer hydrogels; liquid metals; multifunctions; recyclability; soft electronics
MeSH headings : Alginates; Biopolymers; Electronics; Humans; Hydrogels; Wearable Electronic Devices
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 16, 2022

2022 article

High-Efficiency and High-Current GaN-Based Microwave Rectifier for Wireless Strain Sensing and Monitoring

Liu, T., Li, Y., Yang, J.-Y., Wang, T.-T., Wang, X., Yang, L.-A., … Hao, Y. (2022, August 17). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES, Vol. 8.

author keywords: Resistance; Sensors; Immune system; Bandwidth; Microwave theory and techniques; Microwave circuits; Wireless sensor networks; Gallium nitride (GaN); liquid metal elastomer foam (LMEF); rectification; rectification strain sensor (RSS); Schottky barrier diode (SBD); wireless power transmission
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 18, 2022

2022 journal article

Imbibition-induced selective wetting of liquid metal

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 13(1).

By: J. Kim*, S. Kim*, H. Kim*, S. Wooh*, J. Cho*, M. Dickey n, J. So*, H. Koo*

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 14, 2022

2022 article

Interactions between Liquid Metal Droplets and Bacterial, Fungal, and Mammalian Cells

Cheeseman, S., Elbourne, A., Gangadoo, S., Shaw, Z. L., Bryant, S. J., Syed, N., … Chapman, J. (2022, January 31). ADVANCED MATERIALS INTERFACES, Vol. 1.

author keywords: biointerface; cell interactions; cells; gallium; liquid metal
TL;DR: A unique biointerfacial interaction of gallium LM and bacterial, fungal, and mammalian cells is revealed and insights into the mechanisms involved are provided. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 journal article

Intrinsically stretchable ionoelastomer junction logic gate synchronously deformable with liquid metal

APPLIED PHYSICS REVIEWS, 9(4).

By: S. Lee n, J. Jang n, Y. Kim n, S. Lee n, K. Lee n, H. Han n, H. Lee n, J. Oh n ...

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 14, 2022

2022 journal article

Liquid-Metal-Coated Magnetic Particles toward Writable, Nonwettable, Stretchable Circuit Boards, and Directly Assembled Liquid Metal-Elastomer Conductors

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 14(32).

By: S. Kim*, S. Kim*, K. Hong*, M. Dickey n & S. Park*

author keywords: liquid metal ferrofluid; liquid-metal-coated magnetic particles; writable and nonwettable circuits; soft and stretchable electronics; directly assembled conductor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2022

2022 article

Mechanism of Oil-in-Liquid Metal Emulsion Formation

Shah, N. U. H., Kanetkar, S., Uppal, A., Dickey, M. D., Wang, R. Y., & Rykaczewski, K. (2022, October 18). LANGMUIR, Vol. 10.

By: N. Shah*, S. Kanetkar*, A. Uppal*, M. Dickey n, R. Wang* & K. Rykaczewski*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 19, 2022

2022 journal article

Noncontact rotation, levitation, and acceleration of flowing liquid metal wires

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 119(6).

author keywords: liquid metal wire; noncontact manipulation; levitated patterns; electromagnetism
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 2, 2022

2022 article

Scalable and Reconfigurable Green Electronic Textiles with Personalized Comfort Management

Gong, W., Guo, Y., Yang, W., Wu, Z., Xing, R., Liu, J., … Wang, H. (2022, August 5). ACS NANO, Vol. 8.

By: W. Gong*, Y. Guo*, W. Yang*, Z. Wu*, R. Xing*, J. Liu*, W. Wei*, J. Zhou* ...

author keywords: reconfigurable green electronic textiles; electronic comfort; wireless energy supply; thermal-moisture comfort; scalable preparation
MeSH headings : Plastics; Textiles; Electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 22, 2022

2022 article

Segregated and Non-Settling Liquid Metal Elastomer via Jamming of Elastomeric Particles

Xue, X., Zhang, D., Wu, Y., Xing, R., Li, H., Yu, T., … Yang, J. (2022, November 27). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 11.

By: X. Xue*, D. Zhang*, Y. Wu*, R. Xing*, H. Li, T. Yu*, B. Bai*, Y. Tao*, M. Dickey n, J. Yang*

author keywords: eutectic gallium indium; soft circuits; tactile sensors; tensile sensors; thermal conductors
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Self-Folding PCB Kirigami: Rapid Prototyping of 3D Electronics via Laser Cutting and Forming

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 14(12), 14774–14782.

By: A. Bachmann n, B. Hanrahan*, M. Dickey n & N. Lazarus*

author keywords: Laser forming; origami electronics; rapid prototyping; flex PCB; 3D electronics
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 18, 2022

2022 article

Soft electrochemical bubble actuator with liquid metal electrode using an embodied hydrogel pneumatic source

Vallem, V., Roosa, E., Ledinh, T., Nadimi, S. R., Kiani, A., & Dickey, M. D. (2022, November 23). SOFT MATTER, Vol. 11.

By: V. Vallem n, E. Roosa n, T. Ledinh n, S. Nadimi n, A. Kiani n & M. Dickey n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 3, 2022

2022 article

Stretchable Liquid Metal Films with High Surface Area and Strain Invariant Resistance

Vallem, V., Aggarwal, V., & Dickey, M. D. D. (2022, December 8). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 12.

By: V. Vallem n, V. Aggarwal n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: energy harvesting; energy storage; high surface area electrodes; liquid metal particles; sensors; stretchable electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 9, 2022

2022 journal article

Synthesis of Liquid Gallium@Reduced Graphene Oxide Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Enhanced Photoacoustic and Photothermal Performance

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 144(15), 6779–6790.

By: Y. Zhang*, Z. Guo*, H. Zhu*, W. Xing*, P. Tao*, W. Shang*, B. Fu*, C. Song* ...

MeSH headings : Contrast Media; Gallium; Gold; Graphite; Nanoparticles; Photoacoustic Techniques / methods; Phototherapy / methods
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 17, 2022

2022 article

Tough Ionogels: Synthesis, Toughening Mechanisms, and Mechanical Properties?A Perspective

Wang, M., Hu, J., & Dickey, M. D. (2022, November 28). JACS AU, Vol. 11.

By: M. Wang n, J. Hu* & M. Dickey n

author keywords: ionogels; tough; phase separation; solvent exchange; double network; noncovalent cross-links
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 29, 2022

2022 article

Tough and stretchable ionogels by in situ phase separation

Wang, M., Zhang, P., Shamsi, M., Thelen, J. L., Qian, W., Ma, J., … Dickey, M. D. (2022, February 21). NATURE MATERIALS, Vol. 21.

By: M. Wang*, P. Zhang*, M. Shamsi n, J. Thelen n, W. Qian, J. Ma n, J. Hu*, M. Dickey n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 22, 2022

2022 article

Wireless Wearable Electrochemical Sensing Platform with Zero- Power Osmotic Sweat Extraction for Continuous Lactate Monitoring

Saha, T., Songkakul, T., Knisely, C. T., Yokus, M. A., Daniele, M. A., Dickey, M. D., … Velev, O. D. (2022, July 12). ACS SENSORS, Vol. 7.

By: T. Saha n, T. Songkakul n, C. Knisely n, M. Yokus n, M. Daniele n, M. Dickey n, A. Bozkurt n, O. Velev n

author keywords: paper microfluidics; sweat; wearable device; electrochemical sensor; lactate; osmotic pumping; hydrogel
MeSH headings : Humans; Lactic Acid / analysis; Monitoring, Physiologic; Osmosis; Sweat / chemistry; Wearable Electronic Devices
TL;DR: A wearable system combining a hydrogel for osmotic sweat extraction, with a paper microfluidic channel for facilitating sweat transport and management, a screen-printed electrochemical lactate sensor, and a custom-built wireless wearable potentiostat system holds the potential of providing comprehensive and long-term continuous analysis of sweat lactate trends in the human body during rest and under exercising conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 13, 2022

2021 article

3D Visible-Light-Driven Plasmonic Oxide Frameworks Deviated from Liquid Metal Nanodroplets

Alsaif, M. M. Y. A., Haque, F., Alkathiri, T., Krishnamurthi, V., Walia, S., Hu, Y., … Ou, J. Z. (2021, September 27). ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Vol. 9.

By: M. Alsaif*, F. Haque*, T. Alkathiri*, V. Krishnamurthi*, S. Walia*, Y. Hu*, A. Jannat*, M. Mohiuddin* ...

author keywords: liquid metals; photodetectors; plasmonic materials; surface-enhanced Raman scattering
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 12, 2021

2021 article

A Liquid Metal Artificial Muscle

Shu, J., Ge, D.-A., Wang, E., Ren, H., Cole, T., Tang, S.-Y., … Zhang, S. (2021, September 12). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 9.

By: J. Shu*, D. Ge*, E. Wang*, H. Ren*, T. Cole*, S. Tang*, X. Li*, X. Zhou* ...

author keywords: actuators; artificial muscles; liquid bridge force; liquid metals; untethered robotic fish
MeSH headings : Robotics
TL;DR: The presented LMAM has the potential to extend the performance space of soft actuators for applications from engineering fields to biomedical applications, and is used for developing several proof-of-concept applications, including controlled displays, cargo deliveries, and reconfigurable optical reflectors. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 20, 2021

2021 journal article

A Liquid Metal Mediated Metallic Coating for Antimicrobial and Antiviral Fabrics

Advanced Materials, 33(45), 2104298.

By: K. Kwon n, S. Cheeseman*, A. Frias‐De‐Diego n, H. Hong*, J. Yang n, W. Jung*, H. Yin*, B. Murdoch* ...

author keywords: antimicrobial; antiviral; galvanic replacement; liquid metal fabric coating
MeSH headings : Alloys / chemistry; Anti-Infective Agents / chemistry; Anti-Infective Agents / pharmacology; Antiviral Agents / chemistry; Antiviral Agents / pharmacology; Bacteria / drug effects; Coated Materials, Biocompatible / chemistry; Coated Materials, Biocompatible / pharmacology; Copper / chemistry; Fungi / drug effects; Gallium / chemistry; Textiles / analysis; Viruses / drug effects
TL;DR: The presence of the LMCu particles can eradicate over 99% of pathogens within 5 min, which is significantly more effective than control samples coated with only Cu, and is promising for generating robust antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral fabrics and surfaces. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 28, 2021

2021 review

A Review of Liquid Metal Embrittlement: Cracking Open the Disparate Mechanisms

[Review of ]. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 52(6), 2158–2172.

By: J. NorketiNorketi, M. Dickey n & V. Miller*

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 article

A Soft Variable-Area Electrical-Double-Layer Energy Harvester

Vallem, V., Roosa, E., Ledinh, T., Jung, W., Kim, T.-il, Rashid-Nadimi, S., … Dickey, M. D. (2021, August 31). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 8.

author keywords: energy harvesting; energy storage; liquid metals; soft robotics; stretchable electronics
TL;DR: The completely soft and stretchable energy harvester based on variable-area electrical-double-layer (EDL) capacitors based on liquid-metal electrodes encased in a hydrogel shows promising applications in wearables that contact sweat, underwater sensing, and blue energy harvesting. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 1, 2021

2021 article

A Wearable Patch for Prolonged Sweat Lactate Harvesting and Sensing

2021 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE & BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC), pp. 6863–6866.

By: T. Saha n, J. Fang n, M. Yokus n, S. Mukherjee n, A. Bozkurt n, M. Daniele n, M. Dickey n, O. Velev n

MeSH headings : Humans; Hydrogels; Lactic Acid; Sweat; Sweating; Wearable Electronic Devices
TL;DR: The on-skin performance of a non-invasive wearable sweat sampling patch that can harvest sweat at rest, during exercise, and post-exercise is reported, which can potentially provide useful information about the human metabolic activity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 25, 2022

2021 journal article

Aerosol Spray Deposition of Liquid Metal and Elastomer Coatings for Rapid Processing of Stretchable Electronics

MICROMACHINES, 12(2).

By: T. Neumann n, B. Kara n, Y. Sargolzaeiaval n, S. Im n, J. Ma n, J. Yang n, M. Ozturk n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: liquid metal; microparticles; stretchable electronics; aerosol spray deposition
TL;DR: A spray deposition technique for patterning liquid metal alloys to form stretchable conductors, which can then be encapsulated in silicone elastomers via the same spraying procedure, which focuses on quantifying the spraying process and combining it with silicones. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 2, 2021

2021 review

Antipathogenic properties and applications of low-dimensional materials

[Review of ]. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 12(1).

By: Z. Shaw*, S. Kuriakose*, S. Cheeseman*, M. Dickey n, J. Genzer n, A. Christofferson*, R. Crawford*, C. McConville* ...

MeSH headings : Anti-Infective Agents / chemistry; Anti-Infective Agents / pharmacology; Bacteria / drug effects; Bacteria / growth & development; Bacterial Infections / drug therapy; Bacterial Infections / microbiology; Biofilms / drug effects; Biofilms / growth & development; Candida / drug effects; Candida / physiology; Drug Resistance, Microbial / drug effects; Humans; Mycoses / drug therapy; Mycoses / microbiology; Nanostructures / administration & dosage; Nanostructures / chemistry; Particle Size
TL;DR: This review provides a critical assessment of current LDMs that have exhibited antimicrobial behaviour and their mechanism of action and will guide future design parameters for LDM-based antimicrobial applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 24, 2021

2021 article

Applications of liquid metals in nanotechnology

Allioux, F.-M., Ghasemian, M. B., Xie, W., Anthony P. O'Mullane, Daeneke, T., Dickey, M. D., & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2021, December 23). NANOSCALE HORIZONS, Vol. 7.

MeSH headings : Alloys / chemistry; Electronics; Metals / chemistry; Nanostructures / chemistry; Nanotechnology
TL;DR: The review presents the unique properties of post-transition liquid metals nanodroplets for developing functional materials for electronics, sensors, catalysts, energy systems, and nanomedicine and biomedical applications, as well as other functional systems engineered at the nanoscale. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 5, 2022

2021 journal article

Are Contact Angle Measurements Useful for Oxide-Coated Liquid Metals?

LANGMUIR, 37(37), 10914–10923.

By: I. Joshipura n, K. Persson n, J. Oh n, M. Kong n, M. Vong n, C. Ni n, M. Alsafatwi n, D. Parekh n, H. Zhao*, M. Dickey n

TL;DR: This work establishes that static contact angles for gallium-based liquid metals have no utility despite the continued and common use of such angles in the literature and provides recommendations and best practices for wetting experiments, which may find use in applications that use these alloys such as soft electronics, composites, and microfluidics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 12, 2021

2021 article

Counterpropagating Gradients of Antibacterial and Antifouling Polymer Brushes

Ko, Y., Truong, V. K., Woo, S. Y., Dickey, M. D., Hsiao, L., & Genzer, J. (2021, December 14). BIOMACROMOLECULES, Vol. 12.

By: Y. Ko n, V. Truong n, S. Woo n, M. Dickey n, L. Hsiao n & J. Genzer n

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Biofouling / prevention & control; Polymerization; Polymers
TL;DR: The formation of counterpropagating density gradients in poly([2-dimethylaminoethyl] methacrylate) (PDMAEMA) brushes featuring spatially varying quaternized and betainized units are reported on. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 15, 2021

2021 article

Deposition of silicate coatings on poly(ethylene terephthalate) for improved scratch and solvent resistance

Castillo, G. A., Dickey, M. D., Gorman, C. B., Genzer, J., & Efimenko, K. (2021, October 21). JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, Vol. 10.

By: G. Castillo n, M. Dickey n, C. Gorman n, J. Genzer n & K. Efimenko n

author keywords: coatings; crystallization; packaging
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 22, 2021

2021 journal article

Dynamic control of reflective/diffusive optical surfaces on EGaIn liquid metal

OPTICAL MATERIALS EXPRESS, 11(7), 2099–2108.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 19, 2021

2021 journal article

Elastic Multifunctional Liquid-Metal Fibers for Harvesting Mechanical and Electromagnetic Energy and as Self-Powered Sensors

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 11(18).

By: Y. Lai*, H. Lu*, H. Wu*, D. Zhang*, J. Yang n, J. Ma n, M. Shamsi n, V. Vallem n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: electromagnetic energy; energy harvesting; liquid metals; self&#8208; powered sensors; smart textiles; stretchable electronics; triboelectric nanogenerators; wearable technologies
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 29, 2021

2021 review

Energy Harvesting and Storage with Soft and Stretchable Materials

[Review of ]. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 33(19).

By: V. Vallem n, Y. Sargolzaeiaval n, M. Ozturk n, Y. Lai* & M. Dickey n

author keywords: energy harvesting; energy storage; soft robotics; stretchable electronics
TL;DR: This review highlights various modes of converting ambient sources of energy into electricity using soft and stretchable materials that are useful for emerging classes of stretchable electronics, e-skins, bio-integrated wearables, and soft robotics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 28, 2021

2021 journal article

Flexible thermoelectric generator with liquid metal interconnects and low thermal conductivity silicone filler

NPJ FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS, 5(1).

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 5, 2021

2021 article

Gallium Liquid Metal: The Devil's Elixir

ANNUAL REVIEW OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, VOL 51, 2021, Vol. 51, pp. 381–408.

author keywords: gallium; Ga; EGaIn; soft devices; liquid metal; reactive metals
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Interfacial Tension Modulation of Liquid Metal via Electrochemical Oxidation

Advanced Intelligent Systems, 3(8), 2100024.

author keywords: eutectic gallium indium; electrochemical oxidation; gallium; liquid metals; surface tension
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: May 14, 2021

2021 journal article

Jumping liquid metal droplets controlled electrochemically

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(8).

By: M. Song n, N. Mehrabian n, S. Karuturi n & M. Dickey n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 25, 2021

2021 journal article

Lead-adsorbing ionogel-based encapsulation for impact-resistant, stable, and lead-safe perovskite modules

SCIENCE ADVANCES, 7(44).

By: X. Xiao*, M. Wang n, S. Chen*, Y. Zhang*, H. Gu*, Y. Deng*, G. Yang*, C. Fei* ...

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 7, 2022

2021 article

Liquid Metal Composites with Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Stability Using Molecular Thermal Linker

Wang, H., Xing, W., Chen, S., Song, C., Dickey, M. D., & Deng, T. (2021, September 12). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 9.

By: H. Wang*, W. Xing*, S. Chen*, C. Song*, M. Dickey n & T. Deng*

author keywords: chemical modification; intermetallic compounds; liquid metals; thermal conductivity
TL;DR: An interfacial engineering approach using 3-chloropropyltriethoxysilane (CPTES) to serve as effective thermal linkers and diffusion barriers at the copper-gallium oxide interfaces in the LM matrix, achieving an enhancement in both thermal conductivity and stability of the composite. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 13, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid Metal Hybrid Composites with High-Sensitivity and Large Dynamic Range Enabled by Micro- and Macrostructure Engineering

ACS APPLIED POLYMER MATERIALS, 3(10), 5302–5315.

By: G. Yun*, S. Tang*, H. Lu*, T. Cole*, S. Sun*, J. Shu*, J. Zheng*, Q. Zhang* ...

author keywords: conductive elastomer; liquid metal; multiscale structure design; high sensitivity flexible sensor; stretchable electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 18, 2021

2021 article

Liquid Metal Interdigitated Capacitive Strain Sensor with Normal Stress Insensitivity

Zhang, D., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., Xiong, X., Yang, J., & Dickey, M. D. (2021, December 21). ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, Vol. 12.

author keywords: capacitive sensors; crosstalk-free; microfluidics; pressure-insensitivity; strain sensing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 22, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid Metal-Triggered Assembly of Phenolic Nanocoatings with Antioxidant and Antibacterial Properties

ACS APPLIED NANO MATERIALS, 4(3), 2987–2998.

By: F. Centurion*, R. Namivandi-Zangeneh*, N. Flores*, M. Tajik*, S. Merhebi*, R. Abbasi*, M. Mayyas*, F. Allioux* ...

author keywords: liquid metals; polyphenols; oxidation; catalysis; nanocoatings
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid metal elastomer with flytrap-inspired pillar structure for stress sensing

COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 216.

By: D. Zhang*, Y. Zhong*, Y. Wu*, X. Zhang*, M. Dickey n & J. Yang*

author keywords: Capacitive pressure sensor; Flexible sensor; Soft sensor; High sensitivity; High dielectric constant
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid metal motor

ISCIENCE, 24(1).

By: E. Wang*, J. Shu*, H. Jin*, Z. Tao*, J. Xie*, S. Tang*, X. Li*, W. Li*, M. Dickey n, S. Zhang*

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid metals AT ROOM TEMPERATURE

PHYSICS TODAY, 74(4), 30–36.

By: M. Dickey*

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 26, 2021

2021 article

Liquid-Metal-Enabled Mechanical-Energy-Induced CO2 Conversion

Tang, J., Tang, J., Mayyas, M., Ghasemian, M. B., Sun, J., Rahim, M. A., … Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2021, October 21). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 10.

author keywords: CO; (2) conversion; liquid metals; mechanical energy; triboelectrochemical reactions
TL;DR: A green carbon capture and conversion technology offering scalability and economic viability for mitigating CO2 emissions and the nonpolar nature of the liquid gallium interface allows the solid products to instantaneously exfoliate, hence keeping active sites accessible. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Metallophobic Coatings to Enable Shape Reconfigurable Liquid Metal Inside 3D Printed Plastics

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 13(11), 12709–12718.

By: J. Ma n, V. Bharambe n, K. Persson n, A. Bachmann n, I. Joshipura n, J. Kim*, K. Oh*, J. Patrick n, J. Adams n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: liquid metal; additive manufacturing; reconfigurable circuit; metallophobic surface; liquid metal actuation; 4D printing
TL;DR: It is shown that silica particles suspended in an appropriate solvent can be injected inside cavities to coat the walls, and this technique creates a transparent, nanoscopically rough coating that prevents adhesion of liquid metals on various 3D printed plastics and commercial polymers. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 26, 2020

2021 journal article

Osmotically Enabled Wearable Patch for Sweat Harvesting and Lactate Quantification

MICROMACHINES, 12(12).

By: T. Saha n, J. Fang n, S. Mukherjee n, C. Knisely n, M. Dickey n & O. Velev n

author keywords: paper microfluidics; sweat; sensing; hydrogels; lactate; osmotic pumping; evaporation; capillary; wicking; biochemical assay
TL;DR: The measurements show the that the total number of moles of lactate in sweat is correlated to sweat rate, and sweat appears to be a suitable biofluid for lactate quantification. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 6, 2021

2021 journal article

RESHAPE: A Liquid Metal-Based Reshapable Aperture for Compound Frequency, Pattern, and Polarization Reconfiguration

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, 69(5), 2581–2594.

By: V. Bharambe n, J. Ma n, M. Dickey n & J. Adams n

author keywords: Liquid metal (LM); microstrip antenna; parasitic coupling; reconfigurable antenna; reshapable aperture (RESHAPE)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 5, 2021

2021 journal article

Reversible Underwater Adhesion for Soft Robotic Feet by Leveraging Electrochemically Tunable Liquid Metal Interfaces

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 13(31), 37904–37914.

By: H. Lu*, G. Yun*, T. Cole*, Y. Ouyang*, H. Ren*, J. Shu*, Y. Zhang*, S. Zhang* ...

author keywords: tunable interfaces; liquid metal; EGaIn; crawling robots; soft robotics
TL;DR: Development of liquid metal smart feet (LMSF) that enable electrical control of friction for achieving versatile actuation of prismatic crawling robots on wet slippery surfaces is reported, suggesting broad utility in the development of advanced soft robotic systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 29, 2021

2021 article

Skin-Inspired Capacitive Stress Sensor with Large Dynamic Range via Bilayer Liquid Metal Elastomers

Yang, J., Kwon, K. Y., Kanetkar, S., Xing, R., Nithyanandam, P., Li, Y., … Dickey, M. D. (2021, November 17). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 11.

By: J. Yang n, K. Kwon n, S. Kanetkar n, R. Xing n, P. Nithyanandam n, Y. Li*, W. Jung n, W. Gong n ...

author keywords: bilayer; high sensitivity; large measurement range; liquid metal; pressure sensor
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 29, 2021

2021 journal article

Soft and Stretchable Liquid Metal Composites with Shape Memory and Healable Conductivity

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 13(24), 28916–28924.

By: P. Bhuyan*, Y. Wei*, D. Sin*, J. Yu*, C. Nah*, K. Jeong*, M. Dickey n, S. Park*

author keywords: liquid metal; elastic shape memory composite; healable conductivity; lithography-free patterning; stretchable electronics
TL;DR: Gallium, a metal with a low melting point, is shown to be possible to create elastomeric materials with metallic conductivity and shape memory properties, and this concept can be implemented in elastomers containing microchannels, finding applications in stretchable electronics and soft robotics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 9, 2021

2021 journal article

Stiff or Extensible in Seconds: Light‐Induced Corrugations in Thin Polymer Sheets

Advanced Materials Technologies.

By: A. Hubbard n, J. Patel n, S. Wagner*, C. Chang*, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: corrugation; extensibility; polymer compliance; stiffness; stimuli&#8208; responsive polymers
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: November 21, 2020

2021 article

Stretchable and Soft Electroadhesion Using Liquid-Metal Subsurface Microelectrodes

Park, S., Shintake, J., Piskarev, E., Wei, Y., Joshipura, I., Frey, E., … Dickey, M. D. (2021, June 25). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 6.

author keywords: electroadhesion; eutectic gallium-indium; liquid metal; stretchable electronics; subsurface structures
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 review

Surface Modification of Gallium-Based Liquid Metals: Mechanisms and Applications in Biomedical Sensors and Soft Actuators

[Review of ]. ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, 3(3).

By: K. Kwon*, V. Truong n, F. Krisnadi n, S. Im n, J. Ma n, N. Mehrabian n, T. Kim*, M. Dickey n

author keywords: actuators; EGaIn; Galinstan; gallium; soft sensors; surface modification
TL;DR: The surface modification of LM provides unique applications, including use in soft biomedical sensors and actuators with mechanical properties similar to human tissue, and physical and chemical methods of modifying the surface of LM to tune its properties are summarized. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: July 19, 2021

2021 journal article

Wearable Osmotic-Capillary Patch for Prolonged Sweat Harvesting and Sensing

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 13(7), 8071–8081.

By: T. Saha n, J. Fang n, S. Mukherjee n, M. Dickey n & O. Velev n

author keywords: sweat bioassay; paper microfluidics; hydrogels; osmotic pumping; lactate
MeSH headings : Biomarkers / analysis; Biosensing Techniques; Humans; Hydrogels / chemistry; Microfluidic Analytical Techniques; Osmotic Pressure; Paper; Skin / chemistry; Sweat / chemistry; Wearable Electronic Devices
TL;DR: In vitro and in vivo sampling of sweat through osmosis via the use of a hydrogel interfaced with the skin, without need for active perspiration is analyzed to highlight that lactate in sweat increases with exercise and as a direct result of muscle activity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Wicking-Polarization-Induced Water Cluster Size Effect on Triboelectric Evaporation Textiles

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 33(15).

By: W. Gong*, X. Wang*, W. Yang*, J. Zhou*, X. Han*, M. Dickey n, Y. Su*, C. Hou* ...

author keywords: cooling; ferroelectric&#8208; enhanced nanogenerators; quick drying; triboelectric evaporation textiles; water clusters; wicking&#8211; polarization coupling effect
TL;DR: A textile that can promote and enhance sweat evaporation by coupling wicking and polarization is reported, which provides a new source of inspiration for quick-drying textiles and also finds an attractive application for triboelectric technology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 15, 2021

2020 article

A river (of liquid metal) runs through it

Dickey, M. D. (2020, April). NATIONAL SCIENCE REVIEW, Vol. 7, pp. 721–722.

By: M. Dickey n

TL;DR: It is remarkably interesting that Prof. Xiaolin Wang and colleagues were able to coerce liquid metal (galliumbased liquid metals) to pass through paper under the influence of gravity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Antibacterial Liquid Metals: Biofilm Treatment via Magnetic Activation

ACS NANO, 14(1), 802–817.

author keywords: antibacterial; bacteria; biofilm; liquid metal; gallium; Galinstan; magnetic
MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / chemistry; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Biofilms / drug effects; Gallium / chemistry; Gallium / pharmacology; Magnetic Phenomena; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Particle Size; Pseudomonas aeruginosa / drug effects; Staphylococcus aureus / drug effects; Surface Properties
TL;DR: This study provides a proof-of-concept investigation into the use of magneto-responsive gallium-based liquid metal droplets as antibacterial materials, which can physically damage, disintegrate, and kill pathogens within a mature biofilm. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 17, 2020

2020 journal article

Application of a Laser Cutter to Pattern Wrinkles on Polymer Films

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2(5), 1848–1855.

By: K. Mondal n, Y. Liu, T. Shay n, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: wrinkling; laser buckling; laser cutter; polystyrene; aluminum; thin films; patterning
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Attributes, Fabrication, and Applications of Gallium‐Based Liquid Metal Particles

Advanced Science.

By: Y. Lin n, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: colloids; EGaIn; gallium; liquid metals; particles
TL;DR: Gallium‐based liquid metal particles possess several notable attributes, including a metal–metal oxide (liquid–solid) core–shell structure as well as the ability to self‐heal, merge, and change shape, which makes it amenable to many applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: April 23, 2020

2020 journal article

Broad-spectrum treatment of bacterial biofilms using magneto-responsive liquid metal particles

Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

MeSH headings : Alloys / chemistry; Alloys / pharmacology; Anti-Bacterial Agents / chemistry; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Biofilms / drug effects; Biofilms / growth & development; Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies / physiology; Gallium / chemistry; Gallium / pharmacology; Humans; Magnetic Fields; Metals, Heavy / chemistry; Metals, Heavy / pharmacology; Microbial Sensitivity Tests / methods; Microscopy, Confocal / methods
TL;DR: The application of magneto-responsive gallium-based liquid metal (GLM-Fe) nanomaterials against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial mono-species and multi-species biofilms is investigated, demonstrating the broad-spectrum application of this antibacterial technology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: November 7, 2020

2020 journal article

Direct write printing of a self-encapsulating liquid metal–silicone composite

Soft Matter.

By: T. Neumann n, E. Facchine n, B. Leonardo n, S. Khan n & M. Dickey n

TL;DR: This work examines the possibility of using uncured liquid metal-elastomer (LME) composites as inks for direct writing with soft and stretchable properties while creating conductors with self-insulating shells. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: July 3, 2020

2020 journal article

Directed Assembly of Liquid Metal–Elastomer Conductors for Stretchable and Self‐Healing Electronics

Advanced Materials.

By: F. Krisnadi*, L. Nguyen*, Ankit, J. Ma n, M. Kulkarni*, N. Mathews*, M. Dickey n

author keywords: dielectrophoresis; directed assembly; eutectic GaIn; self-healing; soft electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: June 22, 2020

2020 journal article

EML webinar overview: Liquid metals at the extreme

EXTREME MECHANICS LETTERS, 40.

By: M. Dickey n

author keywords: Gallium; EGaln; Stretchable electronics; Liquid metal
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 2, 2020

2020 journal article

Effect of surface interactions on the settlement of particles on a sinusoidally corrugated substrate

RSC Advances, 10(19), 11348–11356.

By: S. Erramilli n, T. Neumann n, D. Chester n, M. Dickey n, A. Brown n & J. Genzer n

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 21, 2020

2020 journal article

Flexible thermoelectric generators for body heat harvesting - Enhanced device performance using high thermal conductivity elastomer encapsulation on liquid metal interconnects

APPLIED ENERGY, 262.

author keywords: Thermoelectric generators; Body heat harvesters; Flexible electronics; Thermally conductive polymers
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Investigation of biasing conditions and energy dissipation in electrochemically controlled capillarity liquid metal electronics

ELECTRONICS LETTERS, 56(7), 323–324.

By: M. Wang*, W. Lei*, J. Dong*, M. Dickey n & J. Adams n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 1, 2020

2020 journal article

Lighter and Stronger: Cofabricated Electrodes and Variable Stiffness Elements in Dielectric Actuators

ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, 2(10).

author keywords: dielectric elastomer actuators; gallium; liquid metals; soft robotics; variable stiffnesses
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 2, 2021

2020 journal article

Liquid Metal Composites with Anisotropic and Unconventional Piezoconductivity

MATTER, 3(3), 824–841.

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2020

2020 journal article

Liquid Metal Direct Write and 3D Printing: A Review

Advanced Materials Technologies.

By: T. Neumann n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: 3D printing; directwrite; EGaIn; liquid metals; soft electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: June 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Liquid–Solid Mixtures of Ga Metal Infused with Cu Microparticles and Nanoparticles for Microscale and Nanoscale Patterning of Solid Metals at Room Temperature

ACS Applied Nano Materials, 3(12), 12064–12070.

By: D. Parekh n, C. Fancher*, M. Mohammed n, T. Neumann n, D. Saini n, J. Guerrier n, C. Ladd n, E. Hubbard n, J. Jones n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: liquid metals; molding; intermetallics; surface patterning; nanomaterials; additive manufacturing; 3D printing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: December 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Making Light Work of Metal Bending: Laser Forming in Rapid Prototyping

Quantum Beam Science.

By: A. Bachmann n, M. Dickey n & N. Lazarus*

author keywords: laser forming; rapid prototyping; self-folding origami; metal bending
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Overcoming Rayleigh–Plateau instabilities: Stabilizing and destabilizing liquid-metal streams via electrochemical oxidation

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(32), 19026–19032.

By: M. Song n, K. Kartawira n, K. Hillaire n, C. Li n, C. Eaker n, A. Kiani n, K. Daniels n, M. Dickey n

author keywords: liquid metal; Rayleigh instabilities; EGaIn; jetting; jets
TL;DR: Electrochemical anodization significantly lowers the effective tension of a stream of metal, transitioning it from droplets to long (long lifetime and length) wires with 100-μm diameters without the need for high velocities. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: July 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Oxide-mediated mechanisms of gallium foam generation and stabilization during shear mixing in air

Soft Matter.

By: W. Kong*, N. Shah*, T. Neumann n, M. Vong n, P. Kotagama*, M. Dickey n, R. Wang*, K. Rykaczewski*

TL;DR: Systematic processing-structure-property characterization demonstrates that many crumpled oxide particles are generated prior to air bubble accumulation in gallium-based liquid metals. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: May 22, 2020

2020 journal article

Polymeric encapsulation of liquids via plasma surface polymerization

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 1, 48880.

By: F. Rezaei n, M. Dickey n & P. Hauser n

author keywords: adhesion; Plasma polymerization; polymeric encapsulation; thiol-ene
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: January 9, 2020

2020 journal article

Principles of long-term fluids handling in paper-based wearables with capillary–evaporative transport

Biomicrofluidics.

By: T. Shay n, T. Saha n, M. Dickey n & O. Velev n

TL;DR: It is pointed out that non-invasive osmotic extraction combined with paper microfluidics and evaporative disposal can enable sweat collection and monitoring for durations longer than 10 days and the salt film deposited at the evaporation pad will preserve a record of analytes that may be used for long-term biomarker monitoring in sweat. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Soft, Stretchable, and Pneumatically Triggered Thermochromic Optical Filters with Embedded Phosphorescence

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12(23), 26424–26431.

By: Y. Jin, N. Baugh n, Y. Lin n, M. Ge* & M. Dickey n

author keywords: thermochromic; liquid metal; soft robots; responsive materials; rare-earth luminescent materials; controlled phosphorescence
TL;DR: Control of phosphorescence, combined with the electrical conductivity of the liquid metal and the overall soft matrix, enables potential applications as an electronic skin for soft robotics, stretchable electronics, and prosthesis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: May 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Ultrasoft Liquid Metal Elastomer Foams with Positive and Negative Piezopermittivity for Tactile Sensing

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 30(36).

By: J. Yang n, D. Tang n, J. Ao*, T. Ghosh n, T. Neumann n, D. Zhang n, Y. Piskarev n, T. Yu* ...

author keywords: foams; liquid metals; pressuring sensing; stretchable electronics; tactile sensors
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 20, 2020

2019 journal article

Corrosion resistant coating based on thiol-ene polymeric system

PROGRESS IN ORGANIC COATINGS, 133, 350–356.

By: F. Rezaei n, M. Dickey n & P. Hauser n

author keywords: Organic coating; Acid corrosion; ITO; Emissivity; XRD
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Emergence of Liquid Metals in Nanotechnology

ACS Nano, 13(7), 7388–7395.

TL;DR: This Perspective highlights the salient features of these materials and seeks to raise awareness of future opportunities to understand and to utilize liquid metals for nanotechnology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: June 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Functional Liquid Metal Nanoparticles Produced by Liquid-Based Nebulization

ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, 4(2).

By: S. Tang*, R. Qiao*, Y. Lin n, Y. Li*, Q. Zhao*, D. Yuan*, G. Yun*, J. Guo* ...

author keywords: EGaIn; functional material; liquid metal; nanoparticle; nebulization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 11, 2019

2019 journal article

High Thermal Conductivity Silicone Elastomer Doped with Graphene Nanoplatelets and Eutectic GaIn Liquid Metal Alloy

ECS JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 8(6), P357–P362.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Hydrogel/Elastomer Laminates Bonded via Fabric Interphases for Stimuli-Responsive Actuators

MATTER, 1(3), 674–689.

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Interfacial Rheology of Gallium-Based Liquid Metals

Langmuir, 35(36), 11774–11783.

By: A. Jacob n, D. Parekh n, M. Dickey n & L. Hsiao n

TL;DR: A direct comparison of the viscoelastic properties for gallium-based liquid metals is provided and a microstructural evolution of the interface occurs when aluminum preferentially migrates from the bulk to the surface as well as simple methods to optimize their rheological behavior for future applications are provided. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Liquid Metal Nanoparticles as Initiators for Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers

ACS MACRO LETTERS, 8(11), 1522–1527.

By: J. Ma n, Y. Lin n, Y. Kim*, Y. Ko n, J. Kim*, K. Oh*, J. Sun*, C. Gorman n ...

Contributors: J. Ma n, Y. Lin n, Y. Kim*, Y. Ko n, J. Kim*, K. Oh*, J. Sun*, C. Gorman n ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 9, 2019

2019 journal article

Liquid metal-filled magnetorheological elastomer with positive piezoconductivity

Nature Communications.

TL;DR: A positive piezoconductive effect is reported in liquid metal-filled magnetorheological elastomers comprising a hybrid of fillers of liquid metal microdroplets and metallic magnetic microparticles that has prospective applications in sensors, stretchable conductors, and responsive thermal interfaces. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: March 21, 2019

2019 journal article

Materials tactile logic via innervated soft thermochromic elastomers

Nature Communications.

By: Y. Jin, Y. Lin n, A. Kiani n, I. Joshipura n, M. Ge* & M. Dickey n

TL;DR: A passive display based on thermochromic elastomers is proposed by leveraging Joule heating of embedded liquid metal wires by changing geometry in response to deformation to offer possibilities for creating entirely soft devices that respond locally to environmental interactions or act as embedded sensors for feedback loops. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 14, 2019

2019 journal article

Phase Separation in Liquid Metal Nanoparticles

Matter, 1(1), 192–204.

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 25, 2020

2019 journal article

Publisher Correction: Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces

Nature Communications.

By: D. Esrafilzadeh*, A. Zavabeti*, R. Jalili*, P. Atkin*, J. Choi*, B. Carey*, R. Brkljača*, A. O’Mullane* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: March 21, 2019

2019 journal article

Rapid Open-Air Digital Light 3D Printing of Thermoplastic Polymer

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 31(39).

By: S. Deng*, J. Wu*, M. Dickey n, Q. Zhao* & T. Xie*

author keywords: 3D printing; DLP printing; microfluidics; shape-memory polymers; thermoplastic polymers
TL;DR: A successful attempt at DLP printing of thermoplastic polymers is reported, realized by controlling two competing kinetic processes (polymerization and polymer dissolution) simultaneously occurring during printing. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2019 journal article

Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces

Nature Communications.

By: D. Esrafilzadeh*, A. Zavabeti*, R. Jalili*, P. Atkin*, J. Choi*, B. Carey*, R. Brkljača*, A. O’Mullane* ...

TL;DR: A liquid-metal electrocatalyst to convert CO2 directly into solid carbon that can be used as capacitor electrodes is demonstrated and may result in a viable negative emission technology. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: February 27, 2019

2019 journal article

Self-healing materials for soft-matter machines and electronics

NPG Asia Materials, 11(1).

By: M. Bartlett*, M. Dickey n & C. Majidi*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 10, 2019

2019 journal article

Shear-Driven Direct-Write Printing of Room-Temperature Gallium-Based Liquid Metal Alloys

ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS, 21(11).

By: A. Cook*, D. Parekh n, C. Ladd n, G. Kotwal n, L. Panich n, M. Durstock*, M. Dickey n, C. Tabor*

author keywords: additive manufacturing; direct-writing; liquid metals; patterning; printed electronics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 7, 2019

2019 journal article

Shrink Films Get a Grip

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 1(5), 1088–1095.

By: A. Hubbard n, E. Luong n, A. Ratanaphruks n, R. Mailen n, J. Genzer n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: stimuli-responsive; grippers; load bearing; active materials; polymer sheets; thermoplastics; self-folding
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: April 11, 2019

2019 article

Terahertz Waveguide Signal Processing: Passive and Active Devices

TERAHERTZ EMITTERS, RECEIVERS, AND APPLICATIONS X, Vol. 11124.

By: K. Reichel*, N. Lozada-Smith*, I. Joshipura*, J. Ma*, R. Shrestha*, R. Mendis*, M. Dickey n, D. Mittleman*

author keywords: terahertz; waveguides; liquid metals; signal processing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 8, 2020

2019 journal article

Thermo-mechanical transformation of shape memory polymers from initially flat discs to bowls and saddles

SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 28(4).

By: R. Mailen*, C. Wagner n, R. Bang n, M. Zikry n, M. Dickey n & J. Genzer n

Contributors: R. Mailen*, C. Wagner n, R. Bang n, M. Zikry n, M. Dickey n & J. Genzer n

author keywords: shape-memory polymers; modeling; viscoelasticity; thermo-mechanical; axial symmetry
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: April 2, 2019

2019 journal article

Toughening stretchable fibers via serial fracturing of a metallic core

SCIENCE ADVANCES, 5(2).

By: C. Cooper n, I. Joshipura n, D. Parekh n, J. Norkett n, R. Mailen n, V. Miller n, J. Genzer n, M. Dickey n

TL;DR: Tough, metamaterial-like core-shell fibers that maintain stress at the fracture strength of a metal throughout the strain of an elastomer. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 23, 2019

2019 journal article

UV plasmonic properties of colloidal liquid-metal eutectic gallium-indium alloy nanoparticles

Scientific Reports.

TL;DR: Strong UV plasmonic resonances of eutectic gallium-indium (EGaIn) liquid-metal alloy nanoparticles suspended in ethanol are experimentally demonstrated and rationalise experimental results through a theoretical model based on Mie theory. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: March 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Ultrastretchable Elastic Shape Memory Fibers with Electrical Conductivity

Advanced Science.

By: S. Park*, N. Baugh n, H. Shah n, D. Parekh n, I. Joshipura n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: elastic shape memory fibers; liquid metals; stretchable electronics
TL;DR: Elastomeric fibers that have shape memory properties due to the presence of a gallium core that can undergo phase transition from solid to liquid in response to mild heating are described. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 30, 2019

2018 journal article

Electrically reconfigurable terahertz signal processing devices using liquid metal components

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 9(1).

By: K. Reichel*, N. Lozada-Smith*, I. Joshipura n, J. Ma*, R. Shrestha*, R. Mendis*, M. Dickey n, D. Mittleman*

TL;DR: Electrified liquid metal components incorporated into terahertz waveguides are used for controlling power flow and for frequency filtering and it is shown that both devices can be used to electrically switch THz communication signals while preserving the information in a high bit-rate-modulated data stream. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

In vitro electrochemical assessment of electrodes for neurostimulation in roach biobots

PLOS ONE, 13(10).

By: T. Latif n, M. McKnight n, M. Dickey n & A. Bozkurt n

Ed(s): N. Lebedev

MeSH headings : Animals; Coated Materials, Biocompatible / chemistry; Cockroaches / physiology; Electric Conductivity; Electric Impedance; Electric Stimulation; Gallium / chemistry; Implantable Neurostimulators; Indium / chemistry; Microelectrodes; Robotics / instrumentation; Stainless Steel
TL;DR: This is the first time conductive polymer and liquid metal electrodes were studied comparatively for neurostimulation applications and will be used in the future to provide a benchmark for subsequent in vivo tests with implanted electrodes in cockroach biobots. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 29, 2018

2018 journal article

Light-Induced Buckles Localized by Polymeric Inks Printed on Bilayer Films

SMALL, 14(20).

By: S. Park n, U. Nallainathan n, K. Mondal n, P. Sen n & M. Dickey n

author keywords: bilayer films; light-induced buckles; localized instability; polymeric inks
TL;DR: Here, sacrificial "ink" patterned on top of the film stack localizes the buckles via two mechanisms, which works on glass substrates, but not silicon substrate, due to the superior thermal insulation of glass. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 review

Liquid metals: fundamentals and applications in chemistry

[Review of ]. CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS, 47(11), 4073–4111.

TL;DR: This review provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals underlying liquid metal research, including liquid metal synthesis, surface functionalisation and liquid metal enabled chemistry, and discusses phenomena that warrant further investigations in relevant fields. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Liquid-Metal-Filled 3-D Antenna Array Structure With an Integrated Feeding Network

IEEE ANTENNAS AND WIRELESS PROPAGATION LETTERS, 17(5), 739–742.

By: V. Bharambe n, D. Parekh n, C. Ladd n, K. Moussa*, M. Dickey n & J. Adams n

Contributors: V. Bharambe n, D. Parekh n, C. Ladd n, K. Moussa*, M. Dickey n & J. Adams n

author keywords: 3-D printing; array antenna; coaxial feed network; liquid metal; vacuum filling
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Mechanochromic Stretchable Electronics

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 10(35), 29918–29924.

By: M. Barbee*, K. Mondal*, J. Deng*, V. Bharambe*, T. Neumann*, J. Adams*, N. Boechler*, M. Dickey*, S. Craig*

Contributors: M. Barbee*, K. Mondal*, J. Deng*, V. Bharambe*, T. Neumann*, J. Adams*, N. Boechler*, M. Dickey*, S. Craig*

author keywords: liquid metal; stretchable electronics; polymer mechanochemistry; mechanochromism; silicone elastomers
TL;DR: New functional composites in which stretchable electronic properties are coupled to molecular mechanochromic function, enabling at-a-glance visual cues that inform user control of strain-dependent properties for future stretchable devices are reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 16, 2018

2018 journal article

Patterned Liquid Metal Contacts for Printed Carbon Nanotube Transistors

ACS NANO, 12(6), 5482–5488.

By: J. Andrews*, K. Mondal n, T. Neumann n, J. Cardenas*, J. Wang*, D. Parekh n, Y. Lin n, P. Ballentine* ...

author keywords: liquid metal; direct-writing; eutectic gallium-indium; stretchable electronics; thin-film transistor; carbon nanotube; nanomaterials
TL;DR: The insights gained in this study show that stretchable electronics can be realized using low-cost and solely solution processing techniques and methods that can be used to electrically characterize semiconducting materials as transistors without requiring elevated temperatures or cleanroom processes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Patterning and Reversible Actuation of Liquid Gallium Alloys by Preventing Adhesion on Rough Surfaces

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10(51), 44686–44695.

By: I. Joshipura n, H. Ayers n, G. Castillo n, C. Ladd n, C. Tabor*, J. Adams n, M. Dickey n