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71. H.-Y. Nie
Self-Assembled Monolayers of Octadecylphosphonic Acid and Polymer Films: Surface Chemistry and Chemical Structures Studied by Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
Surf. Interface Anal. 49, 1431 (2017).

70. H. Bloomfield and H.-Y. Nie
Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Paint Craters
Surf. Interface Anal. 49, 1379 (2017).

69. C. Bao, Z.F. Wang, Y. Liu, Y.N. Zhang, H.-Y. Nie, W.-M. Lau and J. Mei
Mechanics of Surface Cross-linked Polydimethylsiloxane Microstructure used for Micro - contact Transfer Printing
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 134, 45166 (2017).

68. L. Du, S.Y. Yang, W.Q. Li, H.Y. Li, S.B. Feng, R. Zeng, B. Yu, H.-Y. Nie and M. Tu
Scaffold Composed of Porous Vancomycin-Loaded Poly(Lactide-co-Glycolide) Microspheres: A Controlled-Release Drug Delivery System with Shape-Memory Effect
Mater. Sci. Engin. C. 78, 1172-1178 (2017).

    67. S. Naderi-Gohar, K.M.H. Huang, Y.L. Wu, W.M. Lau and H.-Y. Nie
    Depth profiling cross-linked poly(methyl methacrylate) films: a time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry approach
    Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 31, 381-388 (2017).

    66. H.-Y. Nie
    Negative hydrocarbon species C2nH¯: How useful can they be?
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 34, 030603 (2016).

    65. Y. Zhu, Y.M. Hu, H.-Y. Nie, W. Zhou and J.H. Yi
    Superhydrophobicity via organophosphonic acid derivatized aluminum films
    Surf. Eng. 32, 114-118 (2016).

    64. C. Bao, K.-Q. Xu, C.-Y. Tang, W.M. Lau, C.-B. Yin, Y. Zhu, J. Mei, J. Lee, D. Hui, H.-Y. Nie and Y. Liu
    Cross-linking the surface of cured polydimethylsiloxane via hyperthemal hydrogen projectile bombardment
    ACS Adv. Mater. Interface 7, 8515-8524 (2015).

    63. D.H. Chen, H.K.-Y. Wu, S. Naderi-Gohar, Y.L. Wu, Y.N. Huang and H.-Y. Nie
    An extremely rapid dip-coating method for self-assembly of octadecylphosphonic acid and its thermal stability on an aluminum film
    J. Mater. Chem. C  2, 9941-9948 (2014).

    62. C. Smithson, Y.L. Wu, T. Wigglesworth, S. Gardner, S.P. Zhu and H.-Y. Nie
    Using unsorted single-wall carbon nanotubes to enhance mobility of diketopyrrolopyrrole-quarterthiophene copolymer in thin-film transistors
    Org. Electron. 15, 2639-2646 (2014).

    61. T. Trebicky, P. Crewdson, M. Paliy, I. Bello, H.-Y. Nie, Z. Zheng, X.L. Fan, J. Yang, E.R. Gillies, C.Y. Tang, H. Liu, K.W. Wong and W.M. Lau
    Cleaving C-H bonds with hyperthermal H2: facile chemistry to cross-link organic molecules under low chemical- and energy-loads
    Green Chem. 16, 1316-1325 (2014).

    60. H.-Y. Nie
    Oxidizing octadecylphosphonic acid molecules without disrupting their self-assembled monolayers
    Anal. Methods 5, 4911-4920 (2013).
     

    59. P. He, J. Xu, V.V. Terskikh, A. Sutrisno, H.-Y. Nie and Y.N. Huang
    Identification of non-equivalent framework oxygen species in metal-organic frameworks by 17O solid-state NMR
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 16953-16960 (2013).

    58. R. Guterman, B.M. Berven, T.C. Corkery, H.-Y. Nie, M. Idacavage, E.R. Gillies and P. J. Ragogna
    New fluorinated polymerizable phosphonium salts: Surface properties of photopolymerized films
    J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 51, 2782-2792 (2013).

    57. F.Z. Zhao, R. Dey, H.-Y. Nie and W.M. Lau
    Increased crystallinity of octadecylphosphonic acid Langmuir-Blodgett films with an increasing number of layers
    Thin Solid Films 537, 242-246 (2013).

    56. L. Zhang, D.H. Chen, H.-Y. Nie and Y.N. Huang
    A study of the formation of microporous material SAPO-37
    Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 175, 147-156 (2013).

    55. M. Tencer, A. Olivieri, B. Tezel, H.-Y. Nie and Pierre Berini
    Chip-scale electrochemical differentiation of SAM-coated gold features using a probe array
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, J77-J82 (2012).

    54. L. Zhang, J. Bates, D.H. Chen, H.-Y. Nie and Y.N. Huang
    Investigations of formation of molecular sieve SAPO-34
    J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 22309-22319 (2011).

    53. J. Hua, Z.G. Wang, J. Zhao, J. Zhang, R.Y. Li, H.Y. Nie and X.L. Sun
    A facile approach to synthesize poly(4-vinylpyridine)/multi-walled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites: highly water-dispersible carbon nanotubes decorated with gold nanoparticles
    Colloid Polym. Sci. 289, 783-789 (2011).

    52. H.-Y. Nie, A.R. Taylor, W.M. Lau and D.F. MacFabe
    Subcellular features revealed on unfixed rat brain sections by phase imaging
    Analyst 136, 2270-2276 (2011).

    51. M. Tencer, H.-Y. Nie and P. Berini
    Formation and electrochemical desorption of thiol self-assembled monolayers as studied by ToF-SIMS
    Surf. Interface Anal.43, 993-997 (2011).

    50. Y. Liu, D.-Q. Yang, H.-Y. Nie, W.M. Lau and J. Yang
    Study of a hydrogen-bombardment process for molecular cross-linking within thin films
    J. Chem. Phys. 134, 074704 (2011).

    49. M. Tencer, H.-Y. Nie and P. Berini
    A contact angle and ToF-SIMS study of SAM - thiol interactions on polycrystalline gold
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 4038-4043 (2011).

    48. H.-Y. Nie, A.R. Taylor, J.T. Francis, M.J. Walzak, W.M. Lau and D.F. MacFabe
    Tracing propionic acid infused to rat brain via deuterium tagging - further development of a novel rodent model of autism spectrum disorders
    Surf. Interface Anal. 43, 358-362 (2011).

    47. Y. Liu, K.M. Leung, H.-Y. Nie, W.M. Lau and J. Yang
    A new AFM nanotribology method using a T-shape cantilever with an off-axis tip for friction coefficient measurement with minimized Abbé error
    Tribol. Lett. 41, 313-318 (2011).

    46. H.-Y. Nie
    Revealing different bonding modes of self-assembled octadecylphosphonic acid monolayers on oxides by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry: silicon vs aluminum
    Anal. Chem. 82, 3371-3376 (2010).

    45. Y. Liu, Q.Q. Guo, H.-Y. Nie, W.M. Lau and J. Yang
    Optimization and calibration of atomic force microscopy sensitivity in terms of tip-sample interactions in high-order dynamic atomic force microscopy
    J. Appl. Phys. 106, 124507 (2009).

    44. M. Tencer, H.-Y. Nie and P. Berini
    Electrochemical differentiation and ToF-SIMS characterization of thiol-coated gold features for (bio)chemical sensor applications
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 156, J386-J392 (2009).

    43. S. Naeem, Y. Liu, H.-Y. Nie, W.M. Lau and J. Yang
    Revisiting AFM force spectroscopy sensitivity for single molecule studies
    J. Appl. Phys. 104, 114504 (2008).

    42. H.-Y. Nie, N.S. McIntyre, W.M. Lau and J.M. Feng
    Optical properties of octadecylphosphonic acid self-assembled monolayer on a silicon wafer
    Thin Solid Films 517, 814-818 (2008).

    41. H.-Y. Nie, J.T. Francis, A.R. Taylor, M.J. Walzak, W.H. Chang, D.F. MacFabe and W.M. Lau
    Imaging subcellular features of a sectioned rat brain using time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry and scanning probe microscopy
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1079-1083 (2008).

    40. J.T. Francis, H.-Y. Nie, A.R. Taylor, M.J. Walzak, W.H. Chang, D.F. MacFabe and W.M. Lau
    ToF-SIMS cluster ion imaging of Hippocampal rat brain neurons
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1126-1130 (2008).

    39. N.W. Ghonaim, M. Nieradko, L. Xi, H.-Y. Nie, J.T. Francis, O. Grizzi, K.K.C. Yeung and W.M. LauC. Bao, K.-Q. Xu, C.-Y. Tang, W.M. Lau, C.-B. Yin, Y. Zhu, J. Mei, J. Lee, D. Hui, H.-Y. Nie and Yu Liu
    Primary ion fluence dependence in time-of-flight SIMS of self-assembled monolayer of alkyl thiol molecules on Au (111) – discussion of static limit
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1029-1032 (2008).

    38. L. Xi, Z. Zheng, N.-S. Lam, H.-Y. Nie, O. Grizzi and W.M. Lau
    Study of the hyperthermal proton bombardment effects on self-assembled monolayers of dodecanethiol on Au(111)
    J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 12111-12115 (2008).

    37. M. Nieradko, N.W. Ghonaim, L. Xi, H.Y. Nie, J. Francis, O. Grizzi, K. Yeung and W.M. Lau
    Primary ion fluence dependence in time-of-flight SIMS of a self-assembled monolayer of octadecylphosphonic acid molecules on mica: discussion of static limit
    Can. J. Chem. 85, 1075-1082 (2007).

    36. H.-Y. Nie, N.S. McIntyre and W.M. Lau
    Nanolithography of a full-coverage octadecylphosphonic acid monolayer spin coated on a Si substrate
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 203114 (2007).

    35. H.-Y. Nie, N.S. McIntyre and W.M. Lau
    Selective removal of octadecylphosphonic acid (OPA) molecules from their self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) formed on a Si substrate
    Journal of Physcis: Conference Series 61, 869-873 (2007).

    34. H.-Y. Nie and N.S. McIntyre
    Unstable amplitude and noisy image induced by tip contamination in dynamic force mode atomic force microscopy
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 023701 (2007).

    33. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Growth and properties of complete monolayer films of octadecylphosphonic acid (OPA) on oxidized aluminum surfaces
    ATB Metallurgie 45, 564-568 (2006).

    32. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Scratch resistance anisotropy in biaxially oriented polypropylene and poly(ethylene terephthalate) films
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 253, 2320-2326 (2006).

    31. J.T. Francis, H.-Y. Nie, N.S. McIntyre and D. Briggs
    ToF-SIMS investigation of octadecylphosphonic acid monolayers on a mica substrate
    Langmuir 22, 9244-9250 (2006).

    30. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Delivering octadecylphosphonic acid self-assembled monolayers on a Si wafer and other oxide surfaces
    J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 21101-21108 (2006).

    29. N.S. McIntyre, H.-Y. Nie, A.P. Grosvenor, R.D. Davidson and D. Briggs
    XPS studies of octadecylphosphonic acid (OPA) monolayer interactions with some metal and mineral surfaces
    Surf. Interf. Anal. 37, 749-754 (2005).

    28. H.-Y. Nie, D.J. Miller, J.T. Francis, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Robust self-assembled octadecylphosphonic acid monolayers on mica substrate
    Langmuir 21, 2773-2778 (2005).

    27. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Atomic force microscopy study of biaxially-oriented polypropylene films
    J. Mater. Eng. Perform. 13, 451-460 (2004).

    26. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Use of biaxially-oriented polypropylene film for evaluating and cleaning contaminated atomic force microscopy probe tips: an application to blind tip reconstruction
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73, 3831-3836 (2002).

    25. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Bilayer and odd-numbered multilayers of octadecylphosphonic acid formed on Si substrate studied by atomic force microscopy
    Langmuir 18, 2955-2958 (2002).

    24. H.-Y. Nie and N.S. McIntyre
    A simple and effective method of evaluating atomic force microscopy tip performance
    Langmuir 17, 432-436 (2001).

    23. H.-Y. Nie
    Formation and decomposition of electron traps at hydrogneated Pd/GaAs (n-type) Schottky interfaces
    J. Appl. Phys. 87, 4327-4331 (2000).

    22. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Atomic force microscopy study of UV/ozone treated polypropylene films
    Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion, Vol.2, Ed. K.L. Mittal, VSP (Utrecht, The Netherlands), 377-392 (2000).

    21. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak and N.S. McIntyre
    Draw-ratio-dependent morphology of biaxially-oriented polypropylene films as determined by atomic force microscopy
    Polymer 41, 2213-2218 (2000).

    20. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak, B. Berno and N.S. McIntyre
    Microscopic stripe formation and adhesion force increase introduced by local shear-stress deformation of polypropylene film
    Langmuir 15, 6484-6489 (1999).

    19. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak N.S. McIntyre and A.M. EL-Sherik
    Applications of lateral force imaging to enhance topographic features of polypropylene film and photo-cured polymers
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 144-145, 633-637 (1999).

    18. H.-Y. Nie, M.J. Walzak, B. Berno and N.S. McIntyre
    Atomic force microscopy study of polypropylene surfaces treated by UV and ozone: modification of morphology and adhesion force
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 144-145, 627-632 (1999).

    17. H.-Y. Nie and J. Masai
    Surface potentials on Pd/GaAs contacts studied using scanning probe microscopy
    Appl. Phys. A 66, s1059-s1062 (1998).

    16. H.-Y. Nie, K. Horiuchi, H. Yamauchi and J. Masai
    Local surface potential measurement of Pd/GaAs contact and anodized aluminum films using scanning probe microscopy
    Nanotechnology 8, A24-A31 (1997).

    15. H.-Y. Nie, M. Motomatsu, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Observation of modification and recovery of local properties of polyethylene oxide
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 15, 1388-1393 (1997).

    14. M. Motomatsu, T. Takahashi, H.-Y. Nie, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Microstructure study of acrylic polymer-silica nanocomposite surface by scanning force microscopy
    Polymer 38, 177-182 (1997).

    13. M. Motomatsu, W. Mizutani, H.-Y. Nie and H. Tokumoto
    Surface structure of a fluorinated thiol on Au(111) by scanning force microscopy
    Thin Solid Films 281-282, 548-551 (1996).

    12. M. Motomatsu, H.-Y. Nie, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Surface morphology study of poly (ethylene oxide) crystals by scanning force microscopy
    Polymer 37, 183-185 (1996).

    11. M. Motomatsu, H.-Y. Nie, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Scanning force microscopy application to polymer surfaces for novel nano-scale surface characterization
    Thin Solid Films 273, 304-307 (1996).

    10. H.-Y. Nie, M. Motomatsu, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Local elasticity measurement on polymers using atomic force microscopy
    Thin Solid Films 273, 143-148 (1996).

    9. H.-Y. Nie, M. Motomatsu, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Local modification of elastic properties of polystyrene-polyethyleneoxide blend surfaces
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 13, 1163-1166 (1995).

    8. M. Motomatsu, W. Mizutani, H.-Y. Nie and H. Tokumoto
    Lateral force measurements on phase separated polymer surfaces
    in Proceedings of Forces in Scanning Probe Microscopies, ASI E286, edited by H.-J. Guntherodt et al. (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1995), 331-336.

    7. M. Motomatsu, H.-Y. Nie, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Local properties of phase-separated polymer surfaces by force microscopy
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 33, Part 1, 3775-3778 (1994).

    6. H.-Y. Nie and Y. Nannichi
    Schottky and ohmic contacts of Pd on p-type GaAs distinguished with hydrogen
    J. Appl. Phys. 76, 4205-4208 (1994).

    5. H.Y. Nie, W. Mizutani and H. Tokumoto
    Au(111) reconstruction observed by atomic force microscopy with lateral force detection
    Surf. Sci. 311, L649-L654 (1994).

    4. H.Y. Nie, T. Shimizu and H. Tokumoto
    Atomic force microscopy study of Pd clusters on graphite and mica
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 12, 1843-1846 (1994).

    3. H.-Y. Nie and Y. Nannichi
    Apparent recovery effect of hydrogenated Pd-on-GaAs (n-type) Schottky interface by forward current at low temperature
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 32, Part 2, L890-L893 (1993).

    2. H.-Y. Nie and Y. Nannichi
    Pd-on-GaAs Schottky contact: Its barrier height and response to hydrogen
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 30, Part 1, 906-913 (1991).

    1. T. Fukase, H.Y. Nie and Y. Nannichi
    Effect of stray carriers on the separation of electron and hole traps in TSC
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 28, Part 1, 1515-1516 (1989).


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