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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (* indicates corresponding author)
2014

  1. Anand, S.,* Rykaczewski, K., Subramanyam, S.B., Beysens, D., Varanasi, K.K.How Droplets Nucleate and Grow on Liquids and Liquid Impregnated Surfaces , Soft Matter, (2014).
  2. Holbrook, D.,* Rykaczewski, K.,* and Staymates, M. Dynamics of Silver Nanoparticle Release from Wound Dressings Revealed via in situ Nanoscale Imaging , Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, (2014).
  3. Doudrick, K., Liu, S., Mutunga, E., Klein, K., Damle, V., Varanasi, K.K., and Rykaczewski, K.,*Different Shades of Oxide: from Nanoscale Wetting to Contact Printing of Gallium based Liquid Metals , Langmuir, 30, 6867–6877(2014).
  4. Antoniou, N.,* Rykaczewski, K.,* Uchic, M.* In Situ FIB-SEM Characterization and Manipulation Methods. MRS Bulletin 39, 347, (2014).
  5. Rykaczewski, K.,* Paxson, A.T., Staymates, M., Walker, M.L., Sun, X., Anand, S., Srinivasan, S., McKinley, G.H., Chinn, J., Scott, J.H.J., and Varanasi, K.K.,* Dropwise Condensation of Low Surface Tension Fluids on Omniphobic Surfaces. Scientific Reports 4, 4158, (2014).

2013

  1. Subramanyam Bengaluru S., Rykaczewski, K., Varanasi, K.K., Ice Adhesion on Lubricant-Impregnated Textured Surfaces. Langmuir 29 (44), 13414-13418 (2013)
  2. Pettibone, J.M., Osborn, W.A., Rykaczewski, K., Talin, A.A., Bonevich, J.E., Hudgens J.W., and Allendorf, M., Surface Mediated Assembly of Small, Metastable Gold Nanoclusters. Nanoscale 5(14):6558-66 (2013)
  3. Rykaczewski, K.,* Anand, S., Subramanyam Bengaluru, S., Varanasi, K.K.,* Mechanism of Frost Formation on Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces. Langmuir , 29 (17), 5230-5238, (2013).
  4. Rykaczewski, K.,* Paxson, A., Anand, S., Chen, X., Wang, Z., Varanasi, K.K.,* Multimode Multidrop Serial Coalescence Effects during Condensation on Hierarchical Superhydrophobic Surfaces. Langmuir, 29 (3), 881-891, (2013).
  5. Hildreth, O.J., Rykaczewski, K., Fedorov, A.G., Wong, C.P., A DLVO Model for Catalyst Motion in Metal-assisted Chemical Etching Based upon Controlled Out-of-Plane Rotational Etching and Force-Displacement Measurements. Nanoscale, 5, 961-970, (2013).

2012

  1. Rykaczewski, K.*, Landin, T., Walker, M., Scott, J.H.J., and Varanasi, K.K.*, Direct Imaging of Complex Nanoscale Interfaces involving Solid, Liquid, and Gas Phases. ACS Nano, 6 (10) , 9326–9334, (2012). The article was featured by Nanowerk and MIT News.
  2. Kim, S.K., Kulkarni, D., Rykaczewski, K., Henry, M.R., Tsukruk, V. V., Fedorov, A.G., Fabrication of an ultra-low-resistance Ohmic contact to MWCNT-metal interconnect using graphitized carbon by Electron Beam Induced Deposition, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 99, 1, (2012). The article was featured in Georgia Tech Research News.
  3. Rykaczewski, K.,* Osborn, W.A., Chinn, J., Walker, M., Scott, J.H.J., Chinn, A.M., Jones W., Hao, C., Yao, S, and Wang, Z., How Nanorough is Rough Enough to Make a Surface Superhydrophobic During Condensation?, Soft Matter, (8), 8786-8794, (2012).
  4. Hildreth, O.J., Rykaczewski, K., and Wong, C.P., Participation of Focused Ion Beam Implanted Gallium in Metal-assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 30 (4), 040603 (2012).
  5. Rykaczewski, K.,* Microdroplet Growth Mechanism during Water Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Langmuir, 28 (20), 7720-7729 (2012).
  6. Kumar, A., Rajauria, S., Huo, H., Ozsun, O., Rykaczewski, K., Ekinci, K.L., and Kumar J., Surface area enhancement of microcantilevers by femto-second laser irradiation, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 141607 (2012).

2011

  1. Rykaczewski, K.,* Chinn, J., Walker, M., Scott, J.H.J., Chinn, A.M. and Jones W., Dynamics of Nanoparticle Self Assembly into Superhydrophobic Liquid Marbles during Water Condensation, ACS Nano, 5 (12), 9746-9754 (2011).
  2. Rykaczewski, K.,* Scott, J.H.J., Rajauria, S., Chinn, J., Chinn, A.M. and Jones W., Three Dimensional Aspects of Droplet Coalescence During Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Soft Matter, 7, 8749-8752 (2011).
  3. Rykaczewski, K.,* Scott, J.H.J., Methodology for Imaging of Nano-to-Microscale Water Condensation on Complex Nanostructures, ACS Nano, 5, (7), 5962-5968, (2011). (Interview with authors also featured in Episode 48 of ACS Nano Podcast).
  4. Henry, M.R., Kim, S.K., Rykaczewski, K., Fedorov, A.G., Inert Gas Jets for Growth Control in Electron Beam Induced Deposition, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 263109, (2011).
  5. Rykaczewski, K.,* Hildreth, O.J., Wong, C.P., Fedorov, A.G, Scott, J.H.J., Guided 3D Catalyst Folding during Metal assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon, Nano Letters, 11 (6), 2369–2374, (2011).
  6. Rykaczewski, K.,* Scott, J.H.J, Fedorov, A.G.  Electron Beam Heating Effects during Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy Imaging of Water Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 093106, (2011).
  7. Kulkarni, D., Rykaczewski, K., Singamaneni, S., Kim, S. K., Fedorov, A.G., Tsukruk, V. V., Thermally-Induced Transformations of Amorphous Carbon Nanostructures Fabricated by Electron Beam Induced Deposition, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 3, (3) 710-720, (2011).
  8. Rykaczewski, K.,* Hildreth, O.J., Wong, C.P., Fedorov, A.G, Scott, J.H.J., Directed 2D-to-3D Pattern Transfer Method for Controlled Fabrication of Topologically Complex Three-dimensional Nanostructures in Silicon, Advanced Materials, 23 (5), 659-663, (2011). (image from the paper was also submitted to Science as Art competition at spring 2011 MRS meeting and featured in the online newsletter Materials360, Volume 11, Issue 17 in September of 2011). 

 2010

  1. Dietz, C., Rykaczewski, K., Fedorov, A.G, Joshi, Y., Visualization of Droplet Departure on a Superhydrophobic Surface and Implications to Heat Transfer Enhancement during Dropwise Condensation. Applied Physics Letters, 97, 033104, (2010).
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Hildred O.J., Kulkarni, D., Henry, M.R., Kim, S.K., Wong, C.P., Tsukruk, V.V., Fedorov, A.G., Maskless and Resist-free Rapid Prototyping of Three-dimensional Structures through Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Carbon in Combination with Metal-assisted Chemical Etching (MaCE) of Silicon.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2 (4), 969-973, (2010).
  3. Rykaczewski, K., Kulkarni, D., Henry, M.R., Kim, S.K., Singamaneni, S., Tsukruk, V. V., Fedorov, A.G., Effect of Electron Beam Induced Deposited (EBID) Carbon Joint Geometry and Material Properties on Electrical Resistance of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube (MWNT)-to-Metal Contact Interface. Nanotechnology, 21, 035202, (2010).

2009 and before

  1. Rykaczewski, K., Henry, M.R., Fedorov, A.G., Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Residual Hydrocarbons in the Presence of a Multiwall Carbon Nanotube.  Applied Physics Letters, 95, 113112 (2009). (Also selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology — Volume 20, Issue 13, September 28, 2009).
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Marshall, A., White, W.B., and Fedorov, A., Dynamic Growth of Carbon Nanopillars and Nanorings in Electron Beam Induced Dissociation of Residual Hydrocarbons on Semiconductor Substrate, Ultramicroscopy, 108 (9), (2008).
  3. Karny, M., Rykaczewski, K. P.,  Grzywacz, R. K.,  Batchelder, J. C., Bingham, C. R., Goodin, C., Gross, C. J.,  Hamilton, J. H., Korgul, A.,  Królas, W.,  Liddick, S. N.,  Li, K., Maier, K. H.,  Mazzocchi, C.,  Piechaczek, A.,  Rykaczewski, K.,  Schapira, D.,Simpson, D.,  Tantawy, M. N.,  Winger, J. A.,  Yu, C. H.,  Zganjar, E. F.,  Nikolov, N.,  Dobaczewski, J.,  Kruppa, A. T.,  Nazarewicz, W., Stoitsov, M. V., Shell Structure Beyond the Proton Drip Line Studied via Proton Emission from Deformed 141Ho, Physics Letters B, 664 (1-2), 52-56, (2008).
  4. Fedorov, A., Rykaczewski, K., and White, W., Transport Issues in Focused Electron Beam Chemical Vapor Deposition, Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(22-23), 8808-8812, (2007).
  5. Rykaczewski, K., White, W.B., and Fedorov, A.G., Analysis of Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Residual Hydrocarbons in Electron Microscopy, Journal of Applied Physics A, 101 (5), 054307-054319 (2007).
  6. White, W.B., Rykaczewski, K., and Fedorov, A., What Controls Deposition Rate in Electron Beam Chemical Vapor Deposition?, Physical Review Letters, 97(8), 086101-4 (2006) (Also selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology — Volume 14, Issue 10, September 4, 2006).
  7. Tantawy, M. N.,  Bingham, C. R.,  Rykaczewski, K. P.,  Batchelder, J. C.,  Królas, W., Danchev, M.,  Fong, D.,  Ginter, T. N.,  Gross, C. J., Grzywacz, R.,  Hagino,  K.,Hamilton, J. H.,  Hartley, D. J., Karny, M.,Li, K., Mazzocchi, C., Piechaczek, A.,Ramayya, A. V.,  Rykaczewski, K., Shapira, D., Stolz, A., Winger, J. A., Yu, C.-H., Zganjar, E. F.Systematics of Isomeric Configurations in N=77 odd-Z Isotones near the Proton Drip Line. Physical Review C, 73(2), (2006).
  8. Krolas, W., Grzywacz, R., Rykaczewski, K. P.,Batchelder, J. C., Bingham, C. R., Gross, C. J., Fong, D., Hamilton, J. H., Hartley, D. J., Hwang, J. K.,Larochelle, Y.,Lewis, T. A., Maier, K. H., McConnell, J. W.,  Piechaczek, A., Ramayya, A. V., Rykaczewski, K., Shapira, D.,  Tantawy, M. N., Winger, J. A., Yu, C.H., Zganjar, E. F., Kruppa,  A. T., Nazarewicz, W., Vertse, T. First Observation of Excited States in Dy-140. Acta Physica Polonica B, 34(4), 2315-2318, (2003).
  9. Krolas, W.,  Grzywacz, R.,  Rykaczewski, K. P., Batchelder, J. C., Bingham, C. R., Gross, C. J.,  Fong, D., Hamilton, J. H., Hartley, D. J., Hwang, J. K., Larochelle, Y., Lewis, T. A.,  Maier, K. H., McConnell, J. W.,  Piechaczek, A., Ramayya, A. V., Rykaczewski, K., Shapira, D., Tantawy, M. N.,  Winger, J. A.,  Yu, C.H., Zganjar, E. F., Kruppa, A. T.,  Nazarewicz, W., Vertse, T. First Observation of the Drip Line Nucleus 140Dy: Identification of a 7 μsK Isomer Populating the Ground State Band. Physical Review C, 65(3), (2002).

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2013

  1. Rykaczewski, K., Sushant Anand, Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam and Varanasi, K.K., cryo-FIB/SEM Investigation of the Mechanism of Frost Formation on Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2013, accepted
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Paxson, A., Anand, S., Chen, X., Wang, Z., Varanasi, K.K., Multimode Multidrop Serial Coalescence Effects during Condensation on Hierarchical Superhydrophobic Surfaces. 2013 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN. accepted
  3. Rykaczewski, K., Sushant Anand, Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam and Varanasi, K.K., Microscale Mechanism of Frost Suppression on Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces. 2013 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN. accepted
  4. Rykaczewski, K., Subramanyam, S., Varanasi, K.K., Direct Nanoscale Imaging of Ice-Liquid-Solid Interfaces on Anti-frosting Lubricant Impregnated Surfaces. MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 4/2013
  5. Anand, S., Paxson, A., Rykaczewski, K., Varanasi, K.K., Lubricant Impregnated Nanotextured Surfaces for Efficient Heat Tansfer during Condensation MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 4/2013
  6. Rykaczewski, K., Paxson, A., Anand, S., Chen, X., Wang, Z., Varanasi, K.K., Multimode Multidrop Serial Coalescence Effects during Condensation on Two Tier Superhydrophobic Surfaces. 2013 APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 4/2013
  7. Anand, S., Paxson, A., Rykaczewski, K., Beysens, D., Varanasi, K.K., Dynamics of Condensation on Lubricant Impregnated Surfaces. 2013 APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 3/2013
  8. Rykaczewski, K., Landin, T., Walker, M., Scott, J.H.J., and Varanasi, K.K., Seeing Below the Drop: Direct Nano-to-microscale Imaging of Complex Interfaces involving Solid, Liquid, and Gas Phases. 6th Washington DC Focused Ion Beam User Group Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 3/2013

2012

  1. Rykaczewski, K., Landin, T., Varanasi, K.K., Scott, J.H.J., Seeing Below the Drop: Direct Nano-to-microscale Imaging of Complex Interfaces involving Solid, Liquid, and Gas Phases. 65th APS DFD meeting, San Diego, CA, 11/2012.
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Landin, T., Varanasi, K.K., Scott, J.H.J., Fast Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy of Nano-to-Microscale Fluidic Processes. Symposium SS: In situ quantitative electron microscopyMRS 2012 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 11/2012.
  3. Rykaczewski, K., Landin, T., Varanasi, K.K., Scott, J.H.J., Seeing Below the Drop: Direct Imaging of Complex Nanoscale Interfaces involving Solid, Liquid, and Gas Phases. Symposium SS: In situ quantitative electron microscopy.  MRS 2012 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 11/2012.
  4. Rykaczewski, K., Scott J.H.J, Best Practices for Quantitative in-situ ESEM Imaging of Water Condensation. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012, Phoenix, AZ, 7/2012.
  5. Rykaczewski, K., Scott J.H.J, Cryo-FIB/SEM Imaging of Frost Formation and Ice-surface Interface on Nanostructured Superhydrophobic Surfaces. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012, Phoenix, AZ, 7/2012.
  6. Chinn, J., Helmrich, F., Ashurst, R., and Rykaczewski, K., Advances in Surface Modification, Open Poster Session, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, 6/2012.
  7. Rykaczewski, K., Influence of Nanoscale Surface Roughness on Mechanism of Dropwise Condensation. Session X45: Soft Matter Physics of Drops, Bubbles, Foams, and Emulsions – Droplet spreading, colliding, wetting. APS March Meeting 2012, Boston, MA, 3/2012.
  8. Rykaczewski, K., Scott J.H.J, FIB applications in nanoscale wetting research.  5th Annual Washington DC Focused Ion Beam User Group Meeting.  Washington, DC, 2/2012.

2011

  1. Rykaczewski, K., Scott, J.H.J., Rajauria, S., Ashurst W.R., Chinn, J., Chinn, A.M. and Jones W. Self-assembly of Spherical Superhydrophobic Shells from Hydrophobic Nanoparticles during Water Condensation. Symposium EE: Self organization and nanoscale pattern formation.  MRS 2011 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 12/2011.
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Hildreth, O.J., Wong, C.P., Fedorov, A.G, Scott, J.H.J., Guided Self-assembly of Catalyst Structures during Metal-assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon.  Symposium EE: Self organization and nanoscale pattern formation.  MRS 2011 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 12/2011.
  3. Rykaczewski, K., Scott, J.H.J., Rajauria, S., Chinn, J., Chinn, A.M. and Jones W. 3D Aspects of Droplet Coalescence During Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Drops XI: Interaction with Superhydrophobic Surfaces. 64th APS DFD meeting, Baltimore, MD, 11/2011. 
  4. Rykaczewski, K., Scott, J.H.J, Fedorov, A.G.,  Electron Beam Heating of Water Droplets during in-situ ESEM Imaging of Water Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Microscopy and Microanalysis 2011. Nashville, TN, 8/2011.
  5. Rykaczewski, K., Scott, J.H.J, Fedorov, A.G., Nano-to-microscale Water Drop Growth Dynamics during Condensation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Symposium BB: Nanoscale Heat Transport:  from fundamentals to devices.  MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 4/2011. 
  6. Rykaczewski, K., Hildreth, O.J., Wong, C.P., Fedorov, A.G, Scott, J.H.J., 3D Silicon Nanostructure Fabrication via Thin Film Focused Ion Beam Milling in Combination with Metal assisted Chemical Etching  Symposium II: Ion Beams—New Applications from Mesoscale to Nanoscale.  MRS 2011 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 4/2011. 
  7. Rykaczewski, K., FIB fabrication in Combination with Metal assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon: 3D Nanofabrication Beyond Direct Extension of 2D Patterns.  4th Annual Washington DC Focused Ion Beam User Group Meeting.  Baltimore, MD, 2/2011.
  8. Rykaczewski, K., Scott, J.H.J, Fedorov, A.G.  Visualization of Nano-to-micro Scale Water Condensation Dynamics on Superhydrophobic Surfaces, 18th Annual Sigma Xi Postdoctoral Poster Presentation, Gaithersburg, MD, 2/2011.

2010

  1. Fedorov, A., and Rykaczewski, K.  Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID): Role of Mass/Heat Transfer, Deposition Scaling Laws, and Applications to 3D Nanomanufacturing. 3rd FEBIP Workshop, University State at Albany, New York, 7/2010.
  2. Rykaczewski, K., Kulkarni, D., Singamaneni, S., Henry, M.R., Kim, S.K., Tsukruk, V. V., Fedorov, A.G., Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Formation and Resulting Properties of Electron Beam Induced Deposited (EBID) of a Carbon MWNT-to-metal Interface. MRS Nanocontacts and Interconnects Workshop, San Francisco, CA, 4/2010.

2009 and before

  1. Rykaczewski, K. and Fedorov, A., Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Nanomaterials: Multiscale Simulations, Surprising Behavior Trends, and Promising Applications, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE-2009), Symposium on Multiphysics Simulations of Solids, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 11/2009.
  2. Dietz, C., Rykaczewski, K., Fedorov, A., and Joshi, Y., ESEM Imaging of Condensation on a Nanostructured, Superhydrophobic SurfaceInternational Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE-2009), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 11/2009. (Also published in Journal of Heat Transfer, 132, 8, 080904, (2010)).
  3. Rykaczewski, K, White W.B., Browning J., Marshall A.D., Fedorov A.G., Dynamic Model of Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Residual Hydrocarbons in Electron Microscopy, ASME, Heat Transfer Division, Proceedings of 2006 ASME IMECE 2006 - Heat Transfer, 2006, Chicago, IL, 10/2006.
  4. Sun L., White W.B., Rykaczewski K., Wingkono G.A., Fedorov A.G. and OrlandoT. FEBCVD of a Periodic Silicon Carbide Nano-pattern. Symposium L:  Group IV Semiconductors Nanostructures, MRS 2006 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 12/2006.

INVITED TALKS

  1. Rykaczewski, K., In situ Electron Microscopy of Water Condensation and Freezing Dynamics on Nanostructured Superhydrophobic Surfaces. 2012 Regional American Vacuum Society Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, 6/2012.
  2. Rykaczewski, K., How Nanorough is rough enough? Prof. Fedorov’s group at Georgia Institute of Technology. Atlanta, GA, 3/2012. 
  3. Rykaczewski, K., Guided Self-assembly of Catalyst Structures during Metal-assisted Chemical Etching of Silicon. 7th Annual FEI FIB/DualBeam User Meeting. Hillsboro, OR, 10/2011. 
  4. Rykaczewski, K., Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Formation and Resulting Properties of Electron Beam Induced Deposited (EBID) of a Carbon MWNT-to-Metal Interface. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 11/2009.

PATENTS

  1. Fedorov, A. G. and Rykaczewski, K., “Electron Beam Induced Deposition of Interface to Carbon Nanotube“, U.S. Patent 8207058.