LMR - Publications

D. J. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Self-assembly and self-repair of arbitrary shapes by a swarm of reactive robots: algorithms and simulations", Autonomous Robots, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 197-211, February 2010, published online November 7, 2009. (Published also as Tech. Rept. AR-07, Laboratory for Molecular Robotics, University of Southern California, 2007.)

T. Tangchoopong and A. A. G. Requicha, "An empirical study of the performance of active self-assembly", Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '09), St. Louis, MO, pp. 1838-1842, October 11-15, 2009. (Published also as Tech. Rept. TR-09, Laboratory for Molecular Robotics, University of Southern California, 2009.)

A. A. G. Requicha, D. J. Arbuckle, B. Mokaberi and J. Yun, "Algorithms and software for nanomanipulation with Atomic Force Microscopes", Int'l J. Robotics Research, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 512-522, April 2009. Links to paper videos: Extension 1; Extension 2; Extension 3; Extension 4; Extension 5; Extension 6.

A. S. Lee, S. F. Peteu, J. V. Ly, A. A. G. Requicha, M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Actuation of polypyrrole nanowires", Nanotechnology, Vol. 19, No. 16, 165501, 23 April 2008.

A. A. G. Requicha, "Nanomanipulation with the atomic force microscope", in R. Waser, Ed. Nanotechnology, Volume 3: Information Technology. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH, 2008, pp. 239-273.

B. Mokaberi and A. A. G. Requicha, "Compensation of scanner creep and hysteresis for AFM nanomanipulation", IEEE Trans. on Automation Science & Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp.197-206, April 2008.

D. J. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Global-to-local rule generation for self-assembly and self-repair by robot swarms", Proc. 4th Conf. on Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO '07), Snowbird, UT, pp. 251-255, April 18-21, 2007.

B. Mokaberi, J. Yun, M. Wang and A. A. G. Requicha, "Automated nanomanipulation with atomic force microscopes", Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics & Automation (ICRA '07), Rome, Italy, pp. 1406-1412, April 10-14, 2007.

D. J. Arbuckle, J. Kelly and A. A. G. Requicha, "A high-level nanomanipulation control framework", International Advanced Robotics Programme (IARP) Workshop on Micro and Nano Robotics, Paris, France, October 23-24, 2006.

A. S. Lee, M. Mahapatro, D. A. Caron, A. A. G. Requicha, B. A. Stauffer, M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Whole-cell sensing for a harmful bloom-forming microscopic alga by measuring antibody-antigen forces" , IEEE Transactions on Bionanoscience, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 149-156, September 2006.

A. S. Lee, J. Ly, S. F. Peteu, A. A. G. Requicha, M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Electroactive polymer actuation at the nanoscale", Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Nanotechnology, Cincinnati, OH, July 17-20, 2006.

D. J. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Self-repairing self-assembled structures", Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics & Automation (ICRA '06), Orlando, FL, pp. 4288-4290, May 15-19, 2006.

A. A. G. Requicha and D. J. Arbuckle, "CAD/CAM for nanoscale self-assembly", IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 88-91, March/April 2006.

B. Mokaberi and A. A. G. Requicha, "Drift compensation for automatic nanomanipulation with scanning probe microscopes", IEEE Trans. on Automation Science & Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 199-207, July 2006.

A. S. Lee, M. Mahapatro, A. A. G. Requicha , M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Force sensing for the identification of single-cell microorganisms" , Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob '06), Pisa, Italy, February 20-22, 2006.

E. Harel, S. E. Meltzer, A. A. G. Requicha, M. E. Thompson and B. E. Koel, "Fabrication of polystyrene latex nanostructures by nanomanipulation and thermal processing", Nanoletters, Vol. 5, No. 12, pp. 2624-2629, December 2005.

X. Liu, J. Ly, S. Han, D. Zhang, A. A. G. Requicha , M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Synthesis and electronic properties of individual single-walled carbon nanotube/polypyrrole composite nanocables", Advanced Materials, Vol. 17, No. 22, pp. 2727-2732, November 2005.

C. Li, M. Curreli, H. Lin, B. Lei, F. N. Ishikawa, R. Datar, R. J. Cote, M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Complementary detection of prostate-specific antigen using In2O3 nanowires and carbon nanotubes", J. American Chemical Society, Vol. 127, No. 36, pp. 12484-12485, 14 September 2005.

M. Curreli, C. Li, Y. Sun, B. Lei, M. A. Gundersen, M. E. Thompson and C. Zhou, "Selective functionalization of In2O3 nanowire mat devices for biosensing applications", J. American Chemical Society, Vol. 127, No. 19, pp. 6922-6923, 18 May 2005.

D. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Shape restoration by active self-assembly", Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 125-130, 2005. (An earlier version appeared in Int'l Symp. on Robotics and Automation, Queretaro, Mexico, August 25-27, 2004.)

B. Mokaberi and A. A. G. Requicha, "Towards automatic nanomanipulation: drift compensation in scanning probe microscopes", IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, April 25-30, 2004.

A. Dhariwal, G. S. Sukhatme and A. A. G. Requicha, "Bacterium-inspired robots for environmental monitoring", IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, April 25-30, 2004.

D. J. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Active self-assembly", IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, LA, April 25-30, 2004.

D. J. Arbuckle and A. A. G. Requicha, "Massively parallel scanning probe nanolithography", 3rd. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Nanotechnology, S. Francisco, CA, August 12-14, 2003.

S. A. Maier, P. G. Kik, H. A. Atwater, S. Meltzer, E. Harel, B. E. Koel and A. A. G. Requicha "Local detection of electromagnetic energy transport below the diffraction limit in metal nanoparticle plasmon waveguides, Nature Materials, Vol. 2, No.4, pp. 229-232, April 2003.



 

A. A. G. Requicha, "Nanorobots, NEMS and Nanoassembly", Proc. IEEE, Special Issue on Nanoelectronics and Nanoprocessing, Vol. 91, No. 11, pp. 1922-1933, November 2003 (invited paper).

S. A. Maier, P. G. Kik, M. L. Brongersma, H. A. Atwater, S. Meltzer, A. A. G. Requicha and B. E. Koel, "Observation of coupled plasmon-polariton modes of plasmon waveguides for electromagnetic energy transport below the diffraction limit", in R.B. Wehrspohn, S. Noda, C. Soukoulis and R. März, Editors, Materials and Devices for Optoelectronics and Microphotonics, Materials Research Society Symp. Proc., Vol. 722, L6.2, 2002. (Same title, different paper.)

S. A. Maier, P. G. Kik, M. L. Brongersma, H. A. Atwater, S. Meltzer, A. A. G. Requicha and B. E. Koel, "Observation of coupled plasmon-polariton modes of plasmon waveguides for electromagnetic energy transport below the diffraction limit", Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4810, 2002.

S. Hsieh, S. Meltzer, C. R. C. Wang, , A. A. G. Requicha, M. E. Thompson and B.E. Koel, "Imaging and manipulation of gold nanorods with an Atomic Force Microscope", J. Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 106, No. 2, pp. 231-234, January 17, 2002.

A. A. G. Requicha, S. Meltzer, F. P. Teran Arce, J. H. Makaliwe, H. Siken, S. Hsieh, D. Lewis, B. E. Koel and M. Thompson, "Manipulation of nanoscale components with the AFM: principles and applications", IEEE Int'l Conf. on Nanotechnology, Maui, HI, October 28-30, 2001.

S. A. Maier, M. L. Brongersma, P. G. Kik, S. Meltzer, A. A. G. Requicha, B. E. Koel and H. A. Atwater, "Plasmonics: A route to nanoscale optical devices", Advanced Materials, Vol. 13, No. 19, pp.1501-1505, October 2, 2001.

R.Resch, S. Meltzer, T. Vallant, H. Hoffmann, B.E. Koel, A. Madhukar, A. A. G. Requicha and P. Will, "Immobilizing Au nanoparticles on SiO2 surfaces using octadecylsiloxane monolayers" , Langmuir, Vol. 17, No. 18, pp. 5666-5670, September 4, 2001.

J. H. Makaliwe and A. A. G. Requicha, "Automatic planning of nanoparticle assembly tasks", Proc. IEEE Int'l Symp. on Assembly and Task Planning, Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 288-293, May 28-30, 2001.

A. A. G. Requicha, S. Meltzer, R. Resch, D. Lewis, B. E. Koel, and M. Thompson, "Layered nanoassembly of three-dimensional structures", Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, pp. 3408-3411, May 21-26, 2001.

S. Meltzer, R.Resch, B.E. Koel, M. E. Thompson, A. Madhukar, A. A. G. Requicha and P. Will, "Fabrication of nanostructures by hydroxylamine seeding of gold nanoparticles" , Langmuir, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 1713-1718, March 6, 2001.

R.Resch, D. Lewis, S. Meltzer, N. Montoya, B.E. Koel, A. Madhukar, A.A.G. Requicha and P. Will, "Manipulation of gold nanoparticles in liquid environments using scanning force microscopy", Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 82, pp. 135-139, 2000. (PDF version)

A. Bugacov, R. Resch, C. Baur, N. Montoya, K. Woronowicz, A. Papson, B. E. Koel, A. A. G. Requicha and P. Will, "Measuring the tip-sample separation in dynamic force microscopy", Probe Microscopy, Vol. 1, pp. 345-354, 1999. (PDF version)

A. A. G. Requicha, "Nanoparticle patterns", J. Nanoparticle Research, Vol.1, No.3. pp. 321-323, 1999 (invited perspective).

R. Resch, N. Montoya, B.E. Koel, A.Madhukar, A.A.G. Requicha and Peter Will, "Manipulation of nanoparticles in liquids using MAC mode Atomic Force Microscopy", Molecular Imaging Application Note, April 1999. (PDF version)

A. A. G. Requicha, R. Resch, N. Montoya, B. E. Koel, A. Madhukar and P. Will, "Towards hierarchical nanoassembly", IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots & Systems, Kyongju, Korea, October 17-21, 1999.

R. Resch, C. Baur, A. Bugacov, B.E. Koel, P.M. Echternach, A.Madhukar, N. Montoya, A.A.G. Requicha, Peter Will, "Linking and manipulation of gold multi-nanoparticle structures using dithiols and scanning force microscopy", J. Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 103, pp. 3647-3650, 1999. (PDF version)

A. A. G. Requicha, "Massively parallel nanorobotics for lithography and data storage", Int'l J. of Robotics Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 344-350, March 1999.

A. A. G. Requicha, "Nanorobotics", in S. Nof, Ed. Handbook of Industrial Robotics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2nd ed., pp. 199-210, 1999.

R. Resch, C. Baur, A. Bugacov, B. E. Koel, A. Madhukar, A. A. G. Requicha and P. Will, "Building and manipulating 3-D and linked 2-D structures of nanoparticles using scanning force microscopy ", Langmuir, Vol. 14, No. 23, pp. 6613-6616, November 1998. (PDF version)
 


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C. Baur, A. Bugacov, B. E. Koel, A. Madhukar, N. Montoya, T. R. Ramachandran, A. A. G. Requicha, R. Resch and P. Will, "Nanoparticle manipulation by mechanical pushing: underlying phenomena and real-time monitoring", Nanotechnology, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 360- 364, December 1998. (PDF version)

R. Resch, C. Baur, A. Bugacov, B. E. Koel, A. Madhukar, A. A. G. Requicha and P. Will, "Manipulation of nanoparticles using dynamic force microscopy: simulation and experiments" , Applied Physics A, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 265-271, September 1998.

T. R. Ramachandran, C. Baur, A. Bugacov, A. Madhukar, B. E. Koel, A. Requicha, and C. Gazen, " Direct and Controlled Manipulation of Nanometer-Sized Particles Using the Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscope," Nanotechnology, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 237-245. September 1998.

A. A. G. Requicha, C. Baur, A. Bugacov, B. C. Gazen, B. Koel, A. Madhukar, T. R. Ramachandran, R. Resch and P. Will, "Nanorobotic assembly of two-dimensional structures", Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Robotics & Automation, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 3368-3374, May 16-21, 1998.

T. R. Ramachandran, A. Madhukar, P. Chen, and B. E. Koel, "Imaging and Direct Manipulation of Nanoscale Three-Dimensional Features using the Noncontact Atomic Force Microscope," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 1425-1429, May/June 1997.

T. R. Ramachandran, N. P. Kobayashi, R. Heitz, P. Chen, and A. Madhukar, "The formation and evolution of InAs 3D islands on GaAs(001) and a comparative NC-AFM study of InAs 3D islands", Materials Research Society Symp. Proc., Vol. 440, pp. 31-37, 1997.

C. Baur, B. C. Gazen, B. Koel, T. R. Ramachandran, A. A. G. Requicha, and L. Zini, "Robotic Nanomanipulation with a Scanning Probe Microscope in a Networked Computing Environment", 4th Int'l Conf. on Nanometer-Scale Science & Technology, Beijing, P. R. China, September 8-12, 1996. Published in J. Vacuum Sc. & Tech. B, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1577-1580, July/August 1997.