Granick Research Group
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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201. J. Zhao and S. Granick, "How Polymer Surface Diffusion Depends on Surface Coverage", Macromolecules 40, 1243 (2007). [PDF]

202. H. Tu, L. Hong, S. Anthony, P. V. Braun, S. Granick, "Brush-Sheathed Particles Diffusing at Brush-Coated Surfaces in the Thermally-Responsive PNIPAAm System", Langmuir 23, 2322 (2007) [PDF].

203. G.-S. Park, S. C. Bae, S. Granick, J.-H. Lee, S.-D. Bae, T. Kim, J. M. Zuo, "Naturally formed epitaxial diamond crystals in rubies", Diamond and Related Materials 16, 397 (2007) [PDF].

204. Y. Zhu and S. Granick, "What Causes Low Friction, What Causes High Friction", In: Superlubricity, edited by J.-M. Martin and A. Erdemir, Elsevier (2007).

205. S. Granick and S. C. Bae, "Molecular Motion at Soft and Hard Interfaces: from Phospholipid Bilayers to Polymers and Lubricants", Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 58, 353 (2007) [PDF].

206. L. Zhang and S. Granick, "Inter-Leaflet Diffusion Coupling when Polymer Adsorbs onto One Sole Leaflet of a Supported Phospholipid Bilayer," Macromolecules 40, 1366 (2007) [PDF].

207. L. Zhang, K. Dammann, S. C. Bae, and S. Granick, "Ligand-Receptor Binding on Nanoparticle-Stabilized Liposome Surfaces," Soft Matter 3, 551 (2007) . [PDF]

208. Yan Yu, Stephen M. Anthony, Liangfang Zhang, Sun Chul Bae, and Steve Granick, "Cationic Nanoparticles Stabilize Zwitterionic Liposomes Better than Anionic Ones," J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 2833 (2007) [PDF].

209. Tapan G. Desai, Pawel Keblinski, Sanat K. Kumar, Steve Granick, "Modeling diffusion of adsorbed polymer with explicit solvent," Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 218301 (2007) [PDF].

210. Malgorzata Graca, Jeroen H.H. Bongaerts, Jason R. Stokes, and Steve Granick, "Friction and Adsorption of Aqueous Polyoxyethylene ("Tween") Surfactants at Hydrophobic Surfaces," J. Coll. Interface Sci. 315, 662 (2007) [PDF].

211. Malgorzata Graca, Jeff Turner, Michael Marshall and Steve Granick, "Mica Sheets with Embedded Metal Nanorods: Chemical Imaging in a Topographically Smooth Structure," J. Appl. Phys. 102, 064909 (2007) [PDF].

212. Janet S. Wong and Steve Granick, "Open Questions about Polymer Friction," J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. Ed., 45, 3237 (2007) [PDF].

213. Shan Jiang and Steve Granick, "Janus Balance of Amphiphilic Colloidal Particles," J. Chem. Phys. 127, 161102 (2007) [PDF].

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