Y. Diao, G. Greenwood, M. C. Wang, S. Nam, R. M. Espinosa-Marzal. Slippery and Sticky Graphene in Water ACS Nano (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b08666.
M. Han, R. M. Espinosa-Marzal. Molecular Mechanisms underlying Lubrication by Ionic Liquids: Activated slip and flow. Lubricants (2018) 6(3) 64.
M. Han, R. M. Espinosa-Marzal. Electroviscous Retardation of the Squeeze-Out of Nanoconfined Ionic Liquids. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2018) 122, 37, 21344-21355.
Y. Shen, P. C. Huang, C. Huang, P. Sun, G. Monroy, W. Wu, J. Lin, R. Espinosa-Marzal, S. Boppart, W-T Liu, T. Nguyen. Effect of divalent ions and a polyphosphate on composition, structure, and stiffness of simulated drinking water biofilms. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes (2018) 4, 15.
T. Shoaib, R. M. Espinosa-Marzal. Insight into the Viscous and Adhesive Contributions to Hydrogel Friction, Tribology Letters (2018) 66(96).
Y. Diao, R. M. Espinosa-Marzal. About how water lubricates faults, Nature Communications (2018) 9, 2309.
T. Shoaib, J. Heintz, J.A. Lopez-Berganza, R. Muro-Barrios, S. Egner, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Stick-slip friction reveals hydrogel lubrication mechanisms, Langmuir (2017) 34, 756-765.
J.A. Lopez-Berganza, R. Song, A. Elbanna, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, Calcium Carbonate with Nanogranular Microstructure yields Enhanced Toughness, Nanoscale (2017) 9, 16689-16699.
Y. Diao, M. Han, J.A. Lopez Berganza, L. Valentino, B.J. Marinas, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Reconciling DLVO and non-DLVO forces and their implications for ion rejection by a polyamide membrane, Langmuir (2017) 33(36), 8982-8992.
T. Shoaib, A. Carmichael, R.E. Corman, Y. Shen, H. Nguyen, R.H. Ewoldt, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Self-Adaptive Hydrogels to Mineralization, Soft Matter (2017) 13, 5469-5480.
Z. Zachariah, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, Manfred Heuberger. Ion specific hydration in Nano-confined Electrical Double Layers, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science (2017) 506, 263-270.
M. Heuberger, Z. Zachariah, N.D. Spencer, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Collective Dehydration of Ions in Nano-Pores, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2017) 19, 13462-13468.
L.A. Jurado, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Molecular Insight into the Electrical Double Layer of an Ionic Liquid on Graphene, Scientific Reports (2017) 7, 4225.
T. Shoaib, P.C. Nalam, Y. He, Y. Chen, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Assembly, morphology, diffusivity and indentation of hydrogel-supported lipid bilayers, Langmuir (2017) 33(28), 7105-7117.
M. Han, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Strong Stretching of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Brushes Mediated by Ionic Liquid Solvation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2017) 8(17), 3954-3960.
M.K. Singh, P. Ilg, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, M. Kroeger, N.D. Spencer. Molecular-Dynamics Simulation of the Effect of Crosslinking on the Tribological Behavior of Polymer Brushes. Tribology Letters (2016) 63(17), 1-9.
M.K. Singh, P. Ilg, R,M. Espinosa-Marzal, N.D. Spencer, M. Kroeger, Influence of Chain Stiffness, Grafting Density, and Normal Load on Tribological and Structural Behavior of Polymer Brushes: a Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study. Polymers (2016) 8 (7), 254-272.
A. Jurado, H. Kim, A. Rossi, A, Arcifa, J.K. Schuh, N.D. Spencer, C. Leal, R.H. Ewoldt, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Effect of the environmental humidity on the bulk, interfacial and nanoconfined properties of an ionic liquid. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2016) 18 (32), 22719-22730.
Z. Zachariah, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, N.D. Spencer, M. Heuberger. Stepwise collapse of highly overlapping Electrical Double Layers. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2016) 18, 24417-24427.
Y. Diao, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, Molecular Insight into the Nanoconfined Calcite-Solution Interface. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences (2016) 113(43), 12047-12052.
J. Lopez-Berganza, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal. Mechanistic approach to predict the combined effects of additives and surface templates on calcium carbonate mineralization. ACS Crystal Growth&Design (2016) 16 (11), 6186-6198.
A. Arcifa, A., A. Rossi, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, N.D. Spencer, Influence of Environmental Humidity on the Wear and Friction of a Silica/Silicon Tribopair Lubricated with a Hydrophilic Ionic Liquid. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2016) 8(5), 2961-2973.
Y. Shen, C. Huang, G.L. Monroy, D. Janjaroen, N. Derlon, J. Lin, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, E. Morgenroth, S.A. Boppart, N.J. Ashbolt, W.-T. Liu, T.H. Nguyen, Response of Simulated Drinking Water Biofilm Mechanical and Structural Properties to Long-Term Disinfectant Exposure. Environ Sci Technol (2016) 50, 1779-1787.
A. Sheehan, L.A. Jurado, S.N. Ramakrishna, A. Arcifa, A. Rossi, N.D. Spencer, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, Layering of Ionic Liquids on Rough Surfaces. Nanoscale (2016) 8, 4094-106.
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