Recent Publications:


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.


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Jo'Elen heads to graduate school at the University of Montreal!

MacKenzie wins the Kaiser-Borsari Women in Materials Science award AND the CSE Women in Science scholarship!

Sarah/MacKenzie and Jo'Elen give posters at the 2018 APS Northwest Section Meeting.

Janelle gives invited talks at the 2017 ACS National Meeting in Washington D.C. and the SSF conference on Photonics and Electronics in Lund, Sweden.

Rachel's work published in Journal of Applied Physics and Jo'Elen's work is accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science.

Janelle is named Director of AMSEC (Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center) for 2017/18 and 2018/19.