List of Publications:1-30

1. Wang, X.; Colavita, P.; Streifer, J. A.; Butler, J.; Hamers, R. J.,"Photochemical Grafting of Alkenes onto Carbon Surfaces: Identifying the Roles of Electrons and Holes", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114 (9), 40674074.

2. Colavita, P. E.; Sun, B.; Wang, X.; Hamers, R. J.,"Influence of surface termination and electronic structure on the photochemical grafting of alkenes to carbon surfaces", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113 (4), 15261535.

3. Kim, H.; Colavita, P. E.; Paoprasert, P.; Gopalan, P.; Kuech, T. F.; Hamers, R. J.,"Grafting of molecular layers to oxidized gallium nitride surfaces via phosphonic acid linkages", Surface Science, 2008, 602 (14), 2382-2388.

4. Colavita, P. E.; Sun, B.; Tse, K.-Y.; Hamers, R. J.,"Photo-induced Surface Functionalization of Carbon Surfaces: The Role of Photoelectron Ejection", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 2008, 26 (4), 925-931.

5. Colavita, P. E.; Streifer, J. A.; Sun, B.; Wang, X.; Warf, P.; Hamers, R. J.,"Enhancement of photochemical grafting of terminal alkenes via molecular mediators: the role of surface-bound electron acceptors", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112 (13), 5102-5112.

6. Wang, X.; Colavita, P. E.; Metz, K. M.; Butler, J. E.; Hamers, R. J.,"Direct photopatterning and SEM Imaging of molecular monolayers on diamond surfaces: Mechanistic insights into UV-Initiated molecular grafting", Langmuir, 2007, 23, 11623-11630.

7. Scrivens, W. A.; Luo, Y.; Sutton, M. A.; Collette, S. A.; Myrick, M. L.; Miney, P.; Colavita, P. E.; Reynolds, A. P.; Li, X.,"Development of patterns for digital image correlation measurements at reduced length scales", Experimental Mechanics, 2007, 47, 63-77.

8. Peng, W. N.; Roberts, M. M.; Nordberg, E. P.; Flack, F. S.; Colavita, P. E.; Hamers, R. J.; Savage, D. E.; Lagally, M. G.; Eriksson, M. A.,"Single-crystal silicon/silicon dioxide multilayer heterostructures based on nanomembrane transfer", Applied Physics Letters, 2007, 90 (18), Art. 183107.

9. Park, B.; Paoprasert, P.; In, I.; Zwickey, J.; Colavita, P. E.; Hamers, R. J.; Gopalan, P.; Evans, P. G.,"Functional self-assembled monolayers for optimized photoinduced charge transfer in organic field effect transistors", Advanced Materials, 2007, 19, 4353-+.

10. Colavita, P. E.; Sun, B.; Tse, K. Y.; Hamers, R. J.,"Photochemical grafting of n-alkenes onto carbon surfaces: the role of photoelectron ejection", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129 (44), 13554-13565.

11. Sun, B.; Colavita, P. E.; Kim, H.; Lockett, M.; Marcus, M. S.; Smith, L. M.; Hamers, R. J.,"Covalent photochemical functionalization of amorphous carbon thin films for integrated real-time biosensing", Langmuir, 2006, 22 (23), 9598-9605.

12. Myrick, M. L.; Greer, A. E.; Nieuwland, A.; Priore, R. J.; Scaffidi, J.; Andreatta, D.; Colavita, P.,"Fine-structure measurements of oxygen a band absorbance for estimating the thermodynamic average temperature of the earth's atmosphere - An experiment in physical and environmental chemistry", Journal of Chemical Education, 2006, 83 (2), 263-264.

13. Kim, H.; Colavita, P. E.; Metz, K. M.; Nichols, B. M.; Sun, B.; Uhlrich, J.; Wang, X. Y.; Kuech, T. F.; Hamers, R. J.,"Photochemical functionalization of gallium nitride thin films with molecular and biomolecular layers", Langmuir, 2006, 22 (19), 8121-8126.

14. Baker, S. E.; Colavita, P. E.; Tse, K. Y.; Hamers, R. J.,"Functionalized vertically aligned carbon nanofibers as scaffolds for immobilization and electrochemical detection of redox-active proteins", Chemistry of Materials, 2006, 18 (18), 4415-4422.

15. Colavita, P. E.; Miney, P. G.; Taylor, L.; Priore, R.; Pearson, D. L.; Ratliff, J.; Ma, S. G.; Ozturk, O.; Chen, D. A.; Myrick, M. L.,"Effects of metal coating on self-assembled monolayers on gold. 2. Copper on an oligo(phenylene-ethynylene) monolayer", Langmuir, 2005, 21 (26), 12268-12277.

16. Seminario, J. M.; Ma, Y. F.; Agapito, L. A.; Yan, L. M.; Araujo, R. A.; Bingi, S.; Vadlamani, N. S.; Chagarlamudi, K.; Sudarshan, T. S.; Myrick, M. L.; Colavita, P. E.; Franzon, P. D.; Nackashi, D. P.; Cheng, L.; Yao, Y. X.; Tour, J. M.,"Clustering effects on discontinuous gold film NanoCells", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, 4 (7), 907-917.

17. Myrick, M. L.; Colavita, P. E.; Greer, A. E.; Long, B.; Andreatta, D.,"Use of molecular symmetry to describe Pauli principle effects on the vibration-rotation spectroscopy of CO2(g)", Journal of Chemical Education, 2004, 81 (3), 379-382.

18. Collette, S. A.; Sutton, M. A.; Miney, P.; Reynolds, A. P.; Li, X. D.; Colavita, P. E.; Scrivens, W. A.; Luo, Y.; Sudarshan, T.; Muzykov, P.; Myrick, M. L.,"Development of patterns for nanoscale strain measurements: I. Fabrication of imprinted Au webs for polymeric materials", Nanotechnology, 2004, 15 (12), 1812-1817.

19. Miney, P. G.; Colavita, P. E.; Schiza, M. V.; Priore, R. J.; Haibach, F. G.; Myrick, M. L.,"Growth and characterization of a porous aluminum oxide film formed on an electrically insulating support", Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 2003, 6 (10), B42-B45.

20. Doescher, M. S.; Evans, U.; Colavita, P. E.; Miney, P. G.; Myrick, M. L.,"Construction of a nanowell electrode array by electrochemical gold stripping and ion bombardment", Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 2003, 6 (8), C112-C115.

21. Stener, M.; Fronzoni, G.; Toffoli, D.; Colavita, P.; Furlan, S.; Decleva, P.,"Valence and core photoemission in M@C-60 (M = Be, Mg, Ca)", Journal of Physics B-Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, 2002, 35 (6), 1421-1438.

22. Evans, U.; Colavita, P. E.; Doescher, M. S.; Schiza, M.; Myrick, M. L.,"Construction and characterization of a nanowell electrode array", Nano Letters, 2002, 2 (6), 641-645.

23. Dal Santo, V.; Dossi, C.; Recchia, S.; Colavita, P. E.; Vlaic, G.; Psaro, R.,"Carbon tetrachloride hydrodechlorination with organometallics-based platinum and palladium catalysts on MgO", Journal of Molecular Catalysis a-Chemical, 2002, 182 (1), 157-166.

24. Colavita, P. E.; Doescher, M. S.; Molliet, A.; Evans, U.; Reddic, J.; Zhou, J.; Chen, D.; Miney, P. G.; Myrick, M. L.,"Effects of metal coating on self-assembled monolayers on gold. 1. copper on dodecanethiol and octadecanethiol", Langmuir, 2002, 18 (22), 8503-8509.

25. Fronzoni, G.; Colavita, P.; Stener, M.; De Alti, G.; Decleva, P.,"Theoretical study of photoionization processes in Fe(C5H5)2", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2001, 105 (42), 9800-9812.

26. Colavita, P.; De Alti, G.; Fronzoni, G.; Stener, M.; Decleva, P.,"Theoretical study of the valence and core photoemission spectra of C-60", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2001, 3 (20), 4481-4487.

27. Brubach, J. B.; Mermet, A.; Filabozzi, A.; Colavita, P.; Gerschel, A.; Roy, P.,"Infrared investigation of water encapsulated in non ionic reverse micelles", Journal De Physique Iv, 2000, 10 (P7), 215-218.

28. Vlaic, G.; Andreatta, D.; Cepparo, A.; Colavita, P. E.; Fonda, E.; Michalowicz, A.,"Estimation of the experimental standard deviations in EXAFS measurements", Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 1999, 6, 225-227.

29. Fonda, E.; Andreatta, D.; Colavita, P. E.; Vlaic, G.,"EXAFS analysis of the L-3 edge of Ce in CeO2: effects of multielectron excitations and final-state mixed valence", Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 1999, 6, 34-42.

30. Vlaic, G.; Andreatta, D.; Colavita, P. E.,"Characterisation of heterogeneous catalysts by EXAFS", Catalysis Today, 1998, 41 (1-3), 261-275.