Electrets and Contact Electrification

S. Soh, H. Liu, R. Cademartiri, H. J. Yoon, and G. M. Whitesides. 2014. “Charging of Multiple Interacting Particles by Contact Electrification.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 136, Pp. 13348-13354. PDF Supplemental
A. M. Drews, L. Cademartiri, G. M. Whitesides, and K. J. M. Bishop. 2013. “Electric Winds Driven by Time Oscillating Corona Discharges.” J. Appl. Phys., 114, Pp. 143302. PDF
S. Soh, X. Chen, S. J. Vella, W. Choi, J. Gong, and G. M. Whitesides. 2013. “Layer-by-Layer Films for Tunable and Rewritable Control of Contact Electrification.” Soft Matter, 9, Pp. 10233-10238. PDF
S. Tricard, E. Feinstein, R. F. Shepherd, M. Reches, P. W. Snyder, D. C. Bandarage, M. G. Prentiss, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Analog Modeling of Worm-Like Chain Molecules Using Macroscopic Beads-on-a-String.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, Pp. 9041-9046. PDF
S. Soh, S. W. Kwok, H. Liu, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Contact de-Electrification of Electrostatically Charged Polymers.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 134, Pp. 20151-20159. PDF Supplemental
R. Cademartiri, C. A. Stan, V. M. Tran, E. Wu, L. Frair, D. Vulis, L. W. Clark, S. Tricard, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “A Simple Two-Dimensional Model System to Study Electrostatic Self-Assembly.” Soft Matter, 8, Pp. 9771-9791. PDF Supplemental
C. A. Nijhuis, W. F. Reus, A. C. Siegel, and G. M. Whitesides. 2011. “A Molecular Half-Wave Rectifier.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 133, Pp. 15397-15411. PDF Supplemental
S. J. Vella, X. Chen, S. W. Thomas, X. Zhao, Z. Suo, and G. M. Whitesides. 2010. “The Determination of the Location of Contact Electrification-Induced Discharge Events.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, Pp. 20885-20895. PDF Supplemental
S. W. Thomas, S. J. Vella, M. D. Dickey, G. K. Kaufman, and G. M. Whitesides. 2009. “Controlling the Kinetics of Contact Electrification with Patterned Surfaces.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 131, Pp. 8746-8747. PDF Supplemental
M. Reches, P. W. Snyder, and G. M. Whitesides. 2009. “Folding of Electrostatically Charged Beads-on-a-String: An Experimental Realization of a Theoretical Model.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, Pp. 17644-17649. PDF Supplemental
G. K. Kaufman, M. Reches, S. W. Thomas, J. Feng, B. F. Shaw, and G. M. Whitesides. 2009. “Phase Separation of 2D Coulombic Crystals of Meso-scale Dipolar Particles from Meso-scale Polarizable "Solvent".” Applied Physics Letters, 94, Pp. 044102-1 - 3. PDF Supplemental
G. K. Kaufman, S. W. Thomas, M. Reches, B. F. Shaw, J. Feng, and G. M. Whitesides. 2009. “Phase Separation of 2D Meso-Scale Coulombic Crystals from Meso-Scale Polarizable "Solvent".” Soft Matter, 5, Pp. 1188-1191.Abstract
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L. S. McCarty and G. M. Whitesides. 2008. “Electrostatic Charging Due to Separation of Ions at Interfaces: Contact Electrification of Ionic Electrets.” Angewandte Chemie, 47, Pp. 2188-2207. 1011.pdf
S. W. Thomas, S. J. Vella, G. K. Kaufman, and G. M. Whitesides. 2008. “Patterns of Electrostatic Charge and Discharge in Contact Electrification.” Angewandte Chemie, 47, Pp. 6654-6656. PDF
A. Winkleman, L. S. McCarty, T. Zhu, D. B. Weibel, Z. Suo, and G. M. Whitesides. 2008. “Templated Self-Assembly Over Patterned Electrodes by an Applied Electric Field: Geometric Constraints and Diversitiy of Materials.” J. MEMS, 17, Pp. 900-910. PDF
L. S. McCarty, A. Winkleman, and G. M. Whitesides. 2007. “Ionic Electrets: Electrostatic Charging of Surfaces by Transferring Mobile Ions Upon Contact.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 129, Pp. 4075-4087. 988.pdf 988_01.pdf
L. S. McCarty, A. Winkleman, and G. M. Whitesides. 2006. “Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Polystyrene Microspheres by Using Chemically Directed Contact Electrification.” Angew. Chem., 46, Pp. 206-209. 975.pdf 975_01.pdf
T. Cao, Q. Xu, A. Winkleman, and G. M. Whitesides. 2005. “Fabrication of Thin, Metallic Films along the Sidewalls of a Topographically Patterned Stamp and Their Application in Charge Printing.” Small, 1, Pp. 1191-1195. PDF
J. A. Wiles, M. Fialkowski, M. R. Radowski, G. M. Whitesides, and B. A. Grzybowski. 2004. “Effects of Surface Modification and Moisture on the Rates of Charge Transfer Between Metals and Organic Materials.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, Pp. 20296-20302. PDF
W. Schmickler, M. A. Rampi, E. Tran, and G. M. Whitesides. 2004. “Electron Exchange Between Two Electrodes Medicated By Two Electroactive Adsorbates.” Faraday Discussions, 125, Pp. 171-177. PDF