Recent Publications:


Hagler, J.R.; Peterson, B.; Murphy, A.R.; Leger, J.M. “Performance of biocompatible silk-polypyrrole actuators under biologically relevant conditions.” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2018, 135, 46922.


Fengel, C. V.; Severt, S. Y.; Murphy, A. R.; Leger, J. M. "Biocompatible Silk-Polypyrrole Composite Trilayer Actuators," Smart Mater. Struct. 2017, 26, 055004.


Severt, S.Y.; Maxwell, S. L.; Bontrager, J. S.; Leger, J.M.; Murphy, A.R. "Mimicking Muscle Fiber Structure and Function Through Electromechanical Actuation of Electrospun Silk Fiber Bundles," J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 8105 - 8114.


Owen, R. C.; Murphy, K. S.; Hoke, K. G.; Morgan, T. J., Johnson, B. L.; Leger, J. M. "Detection of Guided-Wave Plasmon Polariton Modes in a High-Index Dielectric MIM Structure," J. Appl. Phys., 2017, 122, 123101.


Larson, J. D.; Fengel, C. V.; Bradshaw, N. P.; Romero, I. S.; Leger, J. M.; Murphy, A. R. "Enhanced actuation performance of silk-polypyrrole composites," Mat. Chem. Phys., 2016, 186, 67-74.


Morrison, L.; Stanfield, D.; Jenkins, M.; Hoke, K.; Patrick, D.; Leger, J. M. "High Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors using Ambient Deposition of Tetracene Single Crystals," Org. Electron., 2016, 33, 269-273.


Bradshaw, N. P.; Severt, S. Y.; Wang, Z.; Klemke, C. V.; Larson, J. D.; Zhu, Z.; Murphy, A. R.; Leger, J. M. "ToF-SIMS Characterization of silk fibroin and polypyrrole composite actuators," Synthetic Metals, 2015, 209, 490-495.


Romero, I. S.; Bradshaw, N. P.; Larson, J. D.; Severt, S. Y.; Roberts, S. J.; Schiller, M. L.; Leger, J. M.; Murphy, A. R. "Biocompatible Electromechanical Actuators Composed of Silk-Conducting Polymer Composites," Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 1-8.


Shoji, T.; Zhu, Z.; Ilkevich, A.; Leger, J. M. "Ion Profiles in Dynamic and Fixed-Junction Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 11509-11514.


Toshner, S. B.; Leger, J. M. "Ionic Carriers in Polymer Light Emitting and Photovoltaic Devices," (Invited Chapter), Organic Electronics: Emerging Concepts and Technologies, Editors: Fabio Cicoira and Clara Santato, Wiley VCH 2013.


Toshner, S. B.; Zhu, Z.; Kosilkin, I. V.; Leger, J. M. "Characterization of Ion Profiles in Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012, 4, 1149-1153.


Norell Bader, A. J.; Ilkevich, A. A.; Kosilkin, I. V.; Leger, J. M. "Precise color tuning via hybrid light-emitting electrochemical cells," Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 461-465.


Page last updated 10.4.19


Janelle completes her term as Director of AMSEC (Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center) and starts her term as Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy

MacKenzie heads to the PhD program in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University!

WWU hosts the 2019 APS Northwest Section Meeting.

Sarah graduates with her M.S. Congratulations Sarah!

Janelle becomes a Founding Advisor for Power Bloom.