Publications

34. R.C. Gettler, P.J. Kinlen, E. Renfroe, Y. Xing, and M.J. Young* Postprocessing of solution-cast polyaniline for enhanced electrochemical properties, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 583, No. 233557 2023. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2023.233557


33. M. Mehregan, D. Stalla, G. Luebbert, L. Baratta, K.G. Brathwaite, Q.K. Wyatt, N.C. Paranamana, M.J. Young* Compressible sponge electrodes by oxidative molecular layer deposition (oMLD) of polyethylenedioxythiophene (PEDOT) onto open-cell polyurethane sponges, Nanotechnology, Vol. 34, No. 465606 2023. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/acef2b


32. K.G. Brathwaite, Q.K. Wyatt, A. Atassi, S.A. Gregory, E. Throm, D. Stalla, S.K. Yee, M.D. Losego, and M.J. Young* Effects of film thickness on electrochemical properties of nanoscale polyethylenedioxythiophene (PEDOT) thin films grown by oxidative molecular layer deposition (oMLD), Nanoscale, Vol. 15, pp. 6187-6200 2023. doi: 10.1039/D3NR00708A


31. Q.K. Wyatt, K.G. Brathwaite, M. Ardiansyah, N.C. Paranamana, K.R. Brorsen, and M.J. Young* Mechanistic Insights into Oxidative Molecular Layer Deposition of Conjugated Polymers, Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 35, Iss. 1, pp. 154–162 2023. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c02923


30. R.C. Gettler, N. Alaal, K.R. Brorsen, and M.J. Young* Effects of Interchain Crosslinking by Alkyl Dihalides on the Electrochemical Performance of Nanoscale Polypyrrole Films, Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 34, Iss. 17, pp. 8065-8076 2022. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c02225


29. N.C. Paranamana, R. Gettler, H. Koenig, S. Montgomery-Smith, X. He, and M.J. Young* Measuring Local Atomic Structure Variations through the Depth of Ultrathin (< 20 nm) ALD Aluminum Oxide: Implications for Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Applied Nano Materials, Vol. 5, Iss. 9, pp. 12582-12591 2022. doi: 10.1021/acsanm.2c02312


28. G. Koerner, Q.K. Wyatt, B. Bateman, C. Boyle, M.J. Young*, and M.R. Maschmann* Area-selective atomic layer deposition on HOPG enabled by writable electron beam functionalization Nano Select. Vol. 3, Iss. 10, pp. 1448-1457 2022. doi: 10.1002/nano.202200091


27. Q.K. Wyatt, M. Vaninger, N.C. Paranamana, T.W. Heitmann, H. Kaiser, and M.J. Young* Oxidative Molecular Layer Deposition of Amine-Containing Conjugated Polymer Thin Films, ACS Applied Polymer Materials. Vol. 4, Iss. 8, pp. 6156–6168 2022. doi: 10.1021/acsapm.2c00942


26. N.C. Paranamana, X. He, and M.J. Young* Atomic layer deposition of thin-film sodium manganese oxide cathode materials for sodium ion batteries, Dalton Trans., Vol. 50, pp 18128-18142 2021. doi: 10.1039/D1DT03479K


25. R.C. Gettler, H.D. Koenig, and M.J. Young* Iterative Reverse Monte Carlo and Molecular Statics for Improved Atomic Structure Modeling: A Case Study of Zinc Oxide Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Vol. 23, pp 26417-26427 2021. doi: 10.1039/D1CP03742K


24. R. Gettler and M.J. Young* Multimodal cell with simultaneous electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance and in operando spectroscopic ellipsometry to understand thin film electrochemistry, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 92, pp 053902, 2021. doi: 10.1063/5.0035309


23. A.M. Jasim, X. He, Y. Xing, T.A. White,* and M.J. Young* Cryo-ePDF: Overcoming Electron Beam Damage to Study the Local Atomic Structure of Amorphous ALD Aluminum Oxide Thin Films within a TEM, ACS Omega, Vol. 6, pp 8986-9000, 2021. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c06124



22. M.W. Coile,† M.J. Young,† J.A. Libera, A.U. Mane, and J.W. Elam* High-capacity rotary drum for atomic layer deposition onto powders and small mechanical parts in a hot-walled viscous flow reactor, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, Vol. 38, pp 052403, 2020. doi: 10.1116/6.0000274



21. Q.K. Wyatt, M.J. Young,* Pulsed Electrodeposition of Ultrathin Polyaniline Films and Mechanistic Understanding of Their Anion-Mediated Electrochemical Behavior, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol. 167, Issue 11, pp 110548, 2020. doi: 10.1149/1945-7111/aba5d5



20. M.J. Young,* N.M. Bedford, A. Yanguas-Gil, S. Letourneau, M. Coile, D.J. Mandia, B. Aoun, A.S. Cavanagh, S.M. George, J.W. Elam* Probing the Atomic-Scale Structure of Amorphous Aluminum Oxide Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 12, Issue 20, pp 22804-22814, 2020. doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c01905



19. R.E. Warburton, M.J. Young, S. Letourneau, J.W. Elam, J. Greeley* Descriptor-Based Analysis of Atomic Layer Deposition Mechanisms on Spinel LiMn2O4 Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes, Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 32, Issue 5, pp 1794-1806, 2020. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b03809



18. M.J. Young, D. Choudhury, S. Letourneau, A. Mane, A. Yanguas-Gil, J.W. Elam* Molecular Layer Etching of Metalcone Films using Lithium Organic Salts and Trimethylaluminum, Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp 992-1001, 2020. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b03627



17. M.J. Young, S. Letourneau, R.E. Warburton, W.M. Dose, C. Johnson, J. Greeley, J.W. Elam* High-Rate Spinel LiMn2O4 (LMO) Following Carbonate Removal and Formation of Li-Rich Interface by ALD Treatment, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 123, no. 46, pp 23783-23790, 2019. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04418



16. J. Liu, Z. Li, X. Zhang, K. Otake, L. Zhang, A.W. Peters, M.J. Young, N.M. Bedford, S. Letourneau, D.J. Mandia, J.W. Elam, O.K. Farha, J.T. Hupp Introducing Nonstructural Ligands to Zirconia-Like MOF Nodes to Tune the Activity of Node-Supported Nickel Catalysts for Ethylene Hydrogenation, ACS Catalysis, 9 (4), pp 3198–3207, 2019. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.8b04828



15. M.J. Young,*, N.M. Bedford*, T. Kiryutina, T.J. Woehl, C. Segre, Discovery of Anion Insertion electrochemistry in Layered Hydroxide Nanomaterials, Scientific Reports Vol. 9, pp 2462, 2019. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39052-1



14. L. Sang, K.L. Bassett, F.C. Castro, M.J. Young, L. Chen, R.T. Haasch, J.W. Elam, V.P. Dravid, R.G. Nuzzo, A.A. Gewirth, Understanding the Effect of Interlayers at the Thiophosphate Solid Electrolyte/Lithium Interface for All-Solid-State Li Batteries, Chemistry of Materials Vol 30, no. 24, pp. 8747-8756. 2018. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b02368



13. M.J. Young,* A.M. Holder,* C.B. Musgrave,* The Unified Electrochemical Band Diagram Framework: Understanding Driving Forces for Materials Electrochemistry, Advanced Functional Materials. Vol. 28, no. 41, pp 1803439, 2018. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201803439



12. S. Letourneau, M.J. Young, N M. Bedford, Y. Ren, A. Yanguas-Gil, A.U. Mane, J.W. Elam, and E. Graugnard, Structural Evolution of Molybdenum Disulfide Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition for Realization of Large Scale Films in Microelectronic Applications, ACS Applied Nano Mater. Vol. 1, no. 8, pp 4028–4037, 2018. doi: 10.1021/acsanm.8b00798



11. J.M. Wallas, M.J. Young*, H. Sun, and S.M. George*, Electron-Decoupled Ion Transfer in Thin Film Sodium Manganese Oxide for Efficient Capacitive Deionization, Journal of the Electrochemical Society. Vol. 165, no. 10, pp A2330-A2339, 2018. doi: 10.1149/2.0751810jes



10. M.J. Young*, N.M. Bedford,* N. Jiang, D. Lin, L. Dai, In situ Electrochemical High-Energy X-Ray Diffraction Using a Capillary Working Electrode Cell Geometry, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. Vol 24, pp 787-795, 2017. doi: 10.1107/S1600577517006282



9. M.J. Young, H.D. Schnabel, A.M. Holder, S.M. George, C.B. Musgrave*, Band Diagram and Rate Analysis of Thin Film Spinel LiMn2O4 Formed by Electrochemical Conversion of ALD-grown MnO, Advanced Functional Materials. 2016. doi:10.1002/adfm.201602773



8. Y. Lee, H. Sun, M.J. Young, S.M. George*, Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Fluorides Using HF-Pyridine as the Fluorine Precursor, Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 28, no. 7, pp 2022-2032, 2016. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b04360



7. M.J. Young*, C.D. Hare, C.B. Musgrave, S.M. George, “Atomic Layer Deposition of Crystalline Mn5O8 from Mn(EtCp)2 and O3, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. Vol. 8, no. 28, pp 18560-18569, 2016. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b04529



6. M.J. Young, M. Neuber, A.S. Cavanagh, H. Sun, C.B. Musgrave, S.M. George*, Sodium Charge Storage in Thin Films of MnO2 Derived by Electrochemical Oxidation of MnO Atomic Layer Deposition Films, Journal of the Electrochemical Society. vol. 162, no. 14, pp A2753-A2761, 2015. doi: 10.1149/2.0671514jes



5. M.J. Young, C.B. Musgrave, S.M. George*, “Growth and Characterization of Al2O3 Atomic Layer Deposition Films on sp2-Graphitic Carbon Substrates Using NO2/Trimethylaluminum Pretreatment, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. vol. 7, no. 22, pp 12030–12037, 2015. doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b02167



4. M.J. Young, A.M. Holder, S.M. George, C.B. Musgrave*, Charge Storage in Cation Incorporated α-MnO2, Chemistry of Materials. vol. 27, no. 4, pp 1172-1180, 2015. doi: 10.1021/cm503544e



3. D. Higgs, M. Young, J. A. Bertrand, and S. M. George*, Oxidation Kinetics of Calcium Films by Water Vapor and Their Effect on Water Vapor Transmission Rate Measurements, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 118, no. 50, pp. 29322–29332, 2014. doi: 10.1021/jp505508c



2. D. M. Piper, J. J. Travis, M. Young, S. B. Son, S. C. Kim, K. H. Oh, S. M. George, C. Ban, and S. H. Lee, Reversible high-capacity Si nanocomposite anodes for lithium-ion batteries enabled by molecular layer deposition, Advanced Materials, vol. 26, pp. 1596–1601, 2014. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 117, no. 46, pp. 12026–12034, 2013. doi: 10.1002/adma.201304714



1. J. A. Bertrand, D. J. Higgs, M. J. Young, and S. M. George, H2O vapor transmission rate through polyethylene naphthalate polymer using the electrical Ca test, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 117, no. 46, pp. 12026–12034, 2013. doi: 10.1021/jp4043057