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Publications

2021

  • L. Prozorovska, B. A. Baker, P. E. Laibinis, and G. K. Jennings. “Surface-Initiated, Catechol-Containing Polymer Films for Effective Chelation of Aluminum Ions,” Langmuir, 37 (46), 13617-13626, 2021. (PDF, Supporting Information)
  • D. Wolfe, A. Gargye, F. Mwambutsa, L. Than, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings.” Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Photosystem I and PEDOT:PSS Biohybrid Films for Photocurrent Generation,”  Langmuir, 37 (35), 10481-10489, 2021. (PDF, Supporting Information)

2020

  • K. D. Wolfe, D.E. Cliffel, and G.K. Jennings. “In-Situ Absorbance Monitoring of NAD+ Reduction Using Platinum-Modified Carbon Paper Electrodes,” The Electrochemical Society
    Interface, 29 (4), 87–88, 2020. (PDF)
  • M. R. King, G. K. Jennings, R.G. Chalkley, and L. J. Sealy. “Questioning the Value of the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) in PhD Admissions in Biomedical Engineering,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 48 (8), 2155–2157, 2020. (PDF)
  • J. M. Passantino, K. D. Wolfe, K. T. Simon, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings. “Photosystem I Enhances the Efficiency of a Natural, Gel-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell,”
  • K. D. Wolfe, D. Dervishogullari, C. D. Stachurski, J. M. Passantino, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel. “Photosystem I Multilayers within Porous Indium Tin Oxide Cathodes Enhance Mediated Electron Transfer,” ChemElectroChem, 596–603, 2019. (PDF, Supporting Information)
  • K. D. Wolfe, D. Dervishogullari, J. M. Passantino, C. D. Stachurski, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel. “Improving the Stability of Photosystem I–Based Bioelectrodes for Solar Energy Conversion,”  Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 19, 27–34 2020. (PDF)
  • X. Deng, J. L. Livingston, N. J. Spear, and G. Kane Jennings. “pH-Responsive Copolymer Films Prepared by Surface-Initiated Polymerization and Simple Modification,” Langmuir, 36, 715-722, 2020. (PDF, Supporting Information)
  • C. D. Stachurski,  S. M. Click ; K. D. Wolfe, D. Dervishogullari, S. J. Rosenthal, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel. “Optical and Electrochemical Tuning of Hydrothermally Synthesized Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Dots,” Nanoscale Advances2 (8), 3375-3383, 2020. (PDF, Supporting Information)

2019

  • X. Deng, L. Prozorovska, and G. K. Jennings. “Metal Chelating Polymer Thin Films by Surface-Initiated ROMP and Modification,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C2019. (PDF, Supporting Information)
  • Y. Li, Z. Kang, X. Deng, G. Yang, S. Yu, J. Mo, D.A. Talley, G. K. Jennings, and F.Y. Zhang. “Wettability Effects of Thin Titanium Liquid/Gas Diffusion Layers in Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Cells,” Electrochimica Acta, 298, 704–708, 2019. (PDF)
  • C. D. Brubaker, K. N. Newcome, ; G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Adams. “3D-Printed Alternating Current Electroluminescent Devices,” Journal of Material Chemistry C, 7, 5573–5578, 2019. (PDF)

2018

2017

  • I. Njoroge, P. A. Kempler, X. Deng, S. T. Arnold, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface-Inititated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Dicyclopentadiene from the Vapor Phase,” Langmuir, 33, 13903 – 13912, 2017. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • M. T. Robinson, E. A. Gizzie, F. Mwambutsa, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Mediated Approaches to PSI-Based Biophotovoltaics,” Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 5, 211 – 217, 2017. (PDF)
  • I. Njoroge, M. W. Matson, and G. K. Jennings, “Dynamic Anion-Adaptive Poly(Ionic Liquid) Films via Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, 20323 – 20334, 2017. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • M. T. Robinson, C. E. Simons, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Photocatalytic Photosystem I/PEDOT Composite Films Prepared by Vapor-Phase Polymerization,” Nanoscale, 9, 6158 – 6166, 2017. (PDFSupporting Information)

2016

  • S. Yang, M. T. Robinson, F. Mwambutsa, D. E. Cliffel, G. K. Jennings, “Effect of Cross-Linking on the Performance and Stability of Photocatalytic Photosystem I Films,” Electrochimica Acta, 8, 3572-3576, 2016. (PDFSupporting Information)

2015

  • E. A. Gizzie, J. S. Niezgoda, M. T. Robinson, A. G. Harris, G. K. Jennings, S. J. Rosenthal, D. E. Cliffel, “Photosystem I-Polyaniline/TiO2 Solid-State Solar Cells: Simple Devices for Biohybrid Solar Energy Conversion,” Energy & Environmental Science, 8, 3572-3576, 2015. (PDF)
  • J. Beam, G. LeBlanc, E. A. Gizzie, Ivanov, B. L., Needell, D. R., M. J. Shearer, G. K. Jennings, C. M. Lukehart, and D. E. Cliffel, “Construction of a Semiconductor Biological Interface for Solar Energy Conversion: p-Doped Silicon/Photosystem I/Zinc Oxide,” Langmuir, 31, 10002 – 10007, 2015. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Prasai, A. R. Klots, A. K. M. Newaz, J. S. Niezgoda, N. J. Orfield, C. A. Escobar, A. Wynn, A. Efimov, G. K. Jennings, S. J. Rosenthal, and K. I. Bolotin, “Electrical Control of near-Field Energy Transfer between Quantum Dots and Two-Dimensional Semiconductors,” Nano Letters, 15, 4374-4380, 2015. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • E. Gizzie, G. LeBlanc, G. K. Jennings, D. Cliffel, “Electrochemical Preparation of Photosystem I – Polyaniline Composite Films for Biohybrid Solar Energy Conversion,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 9328-9335, 2015. (PDFSupporting Information)

2014

  • C.A. Escobar, M.P. Spellings, T.J. Cooksey, G.K. Jennings, “Reproducing Superhydrophobic Leaves as Coatings by Micromolding Surface-Initiated Polymerization.” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 35, 1937-1942, 2014. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • E. Darby, G. LeBlanc, E. Gizzie, K. Winter, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Photoactive Films of Photosystem I on Transparent Reduced Graphene Oxide Electrodes,” Langmuir, 30, 8990-8994, 2014. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • C.A. Escobar, T.J. Cooksey, M.P. Spellings, G.K. Jennings, “Micromolding Surface-Initiated Polymerization: A Versatile Route for Fabrication of Coatings with Microscale Surface Features of Tunable Height.” Advanced Materials Interfaces, 1, 1400055, 2014. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • G. LeBlanc, E. Gizzie, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Integration of Photosystem I with Graphene Oxide for Photocurrent Enhancement,” Advanced Energy Materials 4, 1301953, 2014. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • G. LeBlanc, E. Gizzie, S. Yang, D. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Photosystem I Protein Films at Electrode Surfaces for Solar Energy Conversion,” Langmuir 30, 10990-11001, 2014. (PDF)

2013

  • C.A. Escobar,R.R. Harl, K.E. Maxwell, N.N. Mahfuz, B.R. Rogers, G.K. Jennings, “Amplification of Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of 5-(Perfluoro-n-alkyl)norbornenes by Macroinitiation.” Langmuir, 29, 12560-12571, 2013.(PDFSupporting Information)
  • G. Chen, F. Hijazi, LeBlanc, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy of Multilayer Photosystem I Photoelectrochemistry,” ECS Electrochemistry Letters, 2, H59-H62, 2013. (PDF)
  • G. Chen, G. LeBlanc, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Effect of Redox Mediator on the Photo-Induced Current of a Photosystem I Modified Electrode,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160, H315-H320, 2013. (PDF)
  • J.C. Tuberquia, G.K. Jennings, “Surface Initiation from Adsorbed Polymer Clusters: A Rapid Route to Superhydrophobic Coatings.” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5, 2593-2598, 2013.(PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Gunther, G. LeBlanc, D. Prasai, J. Zhang, K. I. Bolotin, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Photosystem I on Graphene as a Highly Transparent, Photoactive Electrode” Langmuir, 29, 4177-4180, 2013. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Gunther, G. LeBlanc, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Pueraria lobata (Kudzu) Photosystem I Improves the Photoelectrochemical Performance of Silicon,” Industrial Biotechnology, 9, 37-41, 2013. (PDF)

2012

  • X. Yan, C. J. Faulkner, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel, “Photosystem I in Langmuir-Blodgett and Langmuir-Schaefer Monolayers,” Langmuir, 28, 15080-15086, 2012. (PDF)
  • S. G. Vilt, C. J. Caswell, J. C. Tuberquia, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Effect of Roughness on the Microscale Friction of Hydrocarbon Films,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, 21795-21801, 2012. (PDF)
  • G. LeBlanc, G. Chen, E. A. Gizzie, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Enhanced Photocurrents of Photosystem I Films on p-Doped Silicon, Advanced Materials 24, 5959-5962, 2012. (PDF)
  • B. D. Booth, N. J. Martin, E. A. Buehler, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Tribological Characterization of Gradient Monolayer Films from Trichlorosilanes on Silicon,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 412, 57-63, 2012. (PDF)
  • J. B. Lewis, S. G. Vilt, J. L. Rivera, G. K. Jennings, and C. McCabe, “Frictional Properties of Mixed Fluorocarbon/Hydrocarbon Silane Monolayers: A Simulation Study,” Langmuir, 28, 14218-14226, 2012. (PDF)
  • J. L. Rivera, G. K. Jennings, and C. McCabe, “Examining the Frictional Forces Between Mixed Hydrophobic – Hydrophilic Alkylsilane Monolayers,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, 136, 244701, 2012. (PDF)
  • G. LeBlanc, G. Chen, G. K. Jennings, and D. Cliffel, “Photoreduction of Catalytic Platinum Particles Using Immobilized Multilayers of Photosystem I,” Langmuir, 28, 7952-7956, 2012. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Prasai, J. C. Tuberquia, Harl, R. R., G. K. Jennings, and K.I. Bolotin, “Graphene: Corrosion Inhibiting Coating,” ACS Nano, 6, 1102-1108, 2012. (PDFSupporting InformationCorrection)
  • C.A. Escobar, A. R. Zulkifli, C. J. Faulkner, A. Trzeciak, G.K. Jennings, “Composite Fluorocarbon Membranes by Surface-Initiated Polymerization from Nanoporous Gold-Coated Alumina.” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 4, 906-915, 2011. (PDFSupporting Information)

2011

  • J. C. Tuberquia, W.S. Song, and G. K. Jennings, “Investigating Under Water Behavior of Superhydrophobic Surfaces Using Impedance-Based Methods,” Analytical Chemistry, 83, 6184-6190, 2011. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • Y. Jiao, J. Ryckman, P. N. Ciesielski, C. Escobar, G. K. Jennings, and S. Weiss, “Patterned Nanoporous Gold as an Effective SERS Template,” Nanotechnology, 22, 295302, 2011. (PDF)
  • B. D. Booth, S. G. Vilt, B. J. Lewis, J. L. Rivera, E. A. Buehler, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Tribological Durability of Silane Monolayers on Silicon,” Langmuir, 27, 5909-5917, 2011. (PDF)
  • P. N. Ciesielski, D. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Kinetic Model of the Photocatalytic Effect of a Photosystem I Monolayer on a Planar Electrode Surface,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 115, 3326-3334, 2011. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • S. G. Vilt, N. Martin, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Rolling Element Friction at the Microscale,” Tribology International, 44, 180-186, 2011. (PDFSupporting Information)

2010

  • J. C. Tuberquia, N. Nizamidin, and G. K. Jennings, “Effect of Superhydrophobicity on the Barrier Properties of Polymethylene Films,” Langmuir, 26, 14039-14046, 2010. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • C. J. Faulkner, P. A. Payne, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of 5-(perfluorohexyl)norbornene on Carbon Paper Electrodes,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 351, 248-253, 2010. (PDF)
  • P. N. Ciesielski, C. J. Faulkner, M. Irwin, J. Gregory, D. E. Cliffel, N. H. Tolk, and G. K. Jennings, “Enhanced Photocurrent Production by Photosystem I Multilayer Assemblies,” Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 4048-4054, 2010. (PDF)
  • J. C. Tuberquia, N. Nizamidin, R. Harl, J. Albert, J. Hunter, B. R. Rogers, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface-Initiated Polymerization of Superhydrophobic Polymethylene,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 5725-5734, 2010. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • C. J. Faulkner, R. E. Fischer, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface-Initiated Polymerization of 5-(Perfluoro-n-alkyl)norbornenes from Gold Substrates,” Macromolecules, 43, 1203-1209, 2010. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • P. N. Ciesielski, F. M. Hijazi, A. M. Scott, C. J. Faulkner, L. Beard, K. Emmett, S. Rosenthal, D. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings, “Photosystem I-Based Biohybrid Photoelectrochemical Devices,” Bioresource Technology, 101, 3047-3053, 2010. (PDFSupporting Information)

2009

  • B. J. Berron, C. J. Faulkner, R. E. Fischer, P. A. Payne, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface-Initiated Growth of Ionomer Films from Pt-Modified Gold Electrodes,” Langmuir, 25, 12721-12728, 2009. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • S. G. Vilt, Z. Leng, B. D. Booth, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Surface and Frictional Properties of Two-Component Alkylsilane Monolayers and Hydroxyl-Terminated Monolayers on Silicon,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, 14972-14977, 2009. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • B. D. Booth, S. G. Vilt, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Tribology of Monolayer Films: Comparison between n-Alkanethiols on Gold and n-Alkyl Trichlorosilanes on Silicon,” Langmuir, 25, 9995-10001, 2009. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • O. A. Mazyar, G. K. Jennings, and C. McCabe, “Frictional Dynamics of Alkylsilane Monolayers on SiO2: Effect of 1-n-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Nitrate as a Lubricant,” Langmuir, 25, 5103-5110, 2009. (PDF)
  • A. M. Cione, O. A. Mazyar, B. D. Booth, C. McCabe, and G. K. Jennings, “Deposition and Wettability of [bmim] [triflate] on Self-Assembled Monolayers,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, 2384-2392, 2009. (PDFSupporting Information)

2008

2007

  • B. J. Berron, E. P. Graybill, and G. K. Jennings, “Growth and Structure of Surface-Initiated Poly(n-alkylnorbornene) Films,” Langmuir, 23, 11651-11655, 2007. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Bai, C. L. Hardwick, B. J. Berron, and G. K. Jennings, “Kinetics of pH Response for Copolymer Films with Dilute Carboxylate Functionality,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 11400-11406, 2007. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • R. D. Weinstein, J. Richards, S. D. Thai, C. A. Bessel, D. M. Omiatek, C. J. Faulkner, S. Othman, and G. K. Jennings, “Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers from Lithium Dialkyldithiocarbamate Salts,” Langmuir, 23, 2887-2891, 2007. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Bai, Z. Ibrahim, and G. K. Jennings, “pH-Responsive Random Copolymer Films with Amine Side Chains,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 461-466, 2007. (PDF)
  • M. Ciobanu, H. A. Kincaid, V. Lo, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel; “Voltammetric Studies of PSI Direct Electrochemistry,” Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 599, 72-78, 2007. (PDF)

2006

  • K. V. Gujraty, R. Ashton, S. R. Bethi, S. Kate, C. J. Faulkner, G. K. Jennings, and R. S. Kane, “Thiol-Mediated Anchoring of Ligands to Self-Assembled Monolayers for Studies of Biospecific Interactions,” Langmuir, 22, 10157-10162, 2006. (PDF)
  • D. Bai, S. M. Elliott, and G. K. Jennings; “pH-Responsive Membrane Skins by Surface-Catalyzed Polymerization,” Chemistry of Materials, 18, 5167-5169, 2006. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • H. A. Kincaid, T. P. Niedringhaus, M. Ciobanu, D. E. Cliffel, and G. K. Jennings; “Entrapment of Photosystem I Within Self-Assembled Films,” Langmuir, 22, 8114-8120, 2006. (PDF)
  • B. Berron and G. K. Jennings; “Loosely Packed, Hydroxyl-Terminated SAMs on Gold,” Langmuir, 22, 7235-7240, 2006. (PDFSupporting Information)

2005

  • D. Bai, B. M. Habersberger, and G. K. Jennings; “pH-Responsive Copolymer Films by Surface-Catalyzed Growth,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 16486-16493, 2005. (PDF)
  • E. L. Brantley, T. C. Holmes, and G. K. Jennings; “Blocklike Fluorocarbon and Hydrocarbon Copolymer Films from Surface-Initiated ATRP and Postpolymerization Reactions,” Macromolecules, 38, 9730-9734, 2005. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • D. Bai and G. K. Jennings; “Surface-Catalyzed Growth of Polymethylene-Rich Copolymer Films on Gold,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 3048-3056, 2005. (PDF)
  • M. Ciobanu, H. A. Kincaid, G. K. Jennings, and D. E. Cliffel; “Photosystem I Patterning Imaged by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,” Langmuir, 21, 692-698, 2005. (PDFSupplemental Information)

2004

  • G. K. Jennings and E. L. Brantley; “Physicochemical Properties of Surface-Initiated Polymer Films in the Modification and Processing of Materials,” Advanced Materials, 16, 1983-1994, 2004. (PDF)
  • E. L. Brantley, T. C. Holmes, and G. K. Jennings; “Modification of ATRP Surface-Initiated Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) Films with Hydrocarbon Side Chains,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, 16077-16084, 2004. (PDF)
  • M. R. Bantz, E. L. Brantley, R. D. Weinstein, J. Moriarty, and G. K. Jennings; “Effect of Fractional Fluorination on the Properties of ATRP Surface-Initiated Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) Films,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, 9787-9794, 2004. (PDF)
  • B. S. Ko, B. Babcock, G. K. Jennings, S. G. Tilden, R. R. Peterson, D. Cliffel, and E. Greenbaum; “Effect of Surface Composition on the Adsorption of Photosystem I onto Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold,” Langmuir, 20, 4033-4038, 2004. (PDFSupporting Information)
  • E. L. Brantley and G. K. Jennings; “Fluorinated Polymer Films from Acylation of ATRP Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate),” Macromolecules, 37, 1476-1483, 2004. (PDF)

2003

  • D. Yan, J. A. Saunders, and G. K. Jennings; “Formation and Stability of Hexadecanethiolate SAMs Prepared in Aqueous Micellar Solutions of C12E6,” Langmuir, 19, 9290-9296, 2003. (PDF)
  • R. D. Weinstein, J. Moriarty, E. Cushnie, R. Colorado, Jr., T. R. Lee, M. Patel, W. R. Alesi, and G. K. Jennings; “Structure, Wettability, and Electrochemical Barrier Properties of Self-Assembled Monolayers Prepared from Partially Fluorinated Hexadecanethiols,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 107, 11626-11632, 2003. (PDF)
  • W. Guo, G. K. Jennings; “Directed Growth of Polymethylene Films on Atomically Modified Gold Surfaces,” Advanced Materials, 15, 588-591, 2003. (PDF)
  • D. Yan, J. L. Jordan, V. Burapatana, G. K. Jennings; “Formation of n-Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers onto Gold in Aqueous Micellar Solutions of n-Alkyltrimethylammonium Bromides,” Langmuir, 19, 3357-3364, 2003. (PDF)

2002

  • D. Yan, J. A. Saunders, G. K. Jennings; “Kinetics of Formation for n-Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers onto Gold in Aqueous Micellar Solutions of C12E6 and C12E7,” Langmuir, 18, 10202-10212, 2002. (PDF)
  • D. Yan, G. K. Jennings, and R. D. Weinstein; “Effect of Cosolvent on the Formation of Self-Assembled n-Alkanethiolate Monolayers onto Gold Surfaces in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 41, 4528-4533, 2002. (PDF)
  • W. Guo and G. K. Jennings; “Use of Underpotentially Deposited Metals on Gold to Affect the Surface-Catalyzed Formation of Polymethylene Films,” Langmuir, 18, 3123-3126, 2002. (PDF)

2001

  • A. T. Lusk and G. K. Jennings; “Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers Formed from Sodium S-Alkyl Thiosulfates on Copper,” Langmuir, 17, 7830-7836, 2001. (PDF)
  • R. D. Weinstein, D. Yan, and G. K. Jennings; “Self-Assembled Monolayer Films from Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40, 2046-2053, 2001. (PDF)

2000

  • D. Yan, J. A. Saunders, and G. K. Jennings; “Enhanced Chain Densities of n-Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold from Aqueous Micellar Solutions,” Langmuir, 16, 7562-7565, 2000. (PDF)