Niroui Group

Engineering at the limits of the nanoscale

2021

Molecular platform for fast low-voltage nanoelectromechanical switching

J. Han, Z. Nelson, M. R. Chua, T. M. Swager, F. Niroui, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović

Nano Letters (2021).

High lift micro-aerial-robot powered by low voltage and long endurance dielectric elastomer actuators

Z. Ren, S. Kim, X, Ji, W. Zhu, F. Niroui, J. Kong, Y. Chen

Advanced Materials, 2106757 (2021).

The chain of chirality transfer in tellurium nanocrystals

Ben-Moshe, A. Da Silva, A. Müller, A. Abu-Odeh, P. Harrison, J. Waelder, F. Niroui, C. Ophus, A. M. Minor, M. Asta, W. Theis, P. Ercius, A. P. Alivisatos

Science, vol. 372 , pp. 729-733 (2021).

Hybrid approach to fabricate uniform and active molecular junctions

F. Niroui, M. Saravanapavanantham, J. Han, J. J. Patil, T. M. Swagere, J. H. Llang, V. Bulović

Nano Letters, vol. 21 , pp. 1606-1612 (2021).

2020

Perovskite-carbon nanotube light-emitting fibers

V. Jamali, F. Niroui, L. W. Taylor, O. S. Dewey, B. A. Koscher, M. Pasquali, A. P. Alivisatos

Nano Letters, vol. 20, pp. 3178-3184 (2020).

2019

Reducing adhesion energy of nano-electro-mechanical relay contacts by self-assembled Perfluoro (2,3-Dimethylbutan-2-ol) coating

S. Fathipour, S. F. Almeida, Z. A. Ye, B. Saha, F. Niroui, T. King Liu, J. Wu

AIP Advances, vol. 9, 055329 (2019).

Lattice strain causes non-radiative losses in halide perovskites

T. W. Jones, A. Osherov, M. Alsari, M. Sponseller, B. C. Duck, Y. Jung, C. Settens, F. Niroui, R. Brenes, C. V. Stan, Y. Li, M. Abdi-Jalebi, N. Tamura, J. E. Macdonald, M. Burghammer, R. H. Friend, V. Bulović, A. Walsh, G. J. Wilson, S. Lilliu, S. D. Stranks

Energy & Environmental Science, vol. 12, pp. 596-606 (2019).

2017

Fabrication of nanoscale structures with nanometer resolution and surface uniformity

F. Niroui, M. Saravanapavanantham, T. M. Swager, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović

30th IEEE MEMS International Conference, pp. 659-662 (2017).

Photoluminescent arrays of nanopatterned monolayer MoS2

G. Han, K. Tu, F. Niroui, W. Xu, S. Zhou, X. Wang, V. Bulović, C. A. Ross, J. H. Warner, J. C. Grossman

Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 27, 1703688 (2017).

Metal halide perovskite polycrystalline films exhibiting properties of single crystals

R. Brenes, D. Guo, A. Osherov, N. K. Noel, C. Eames, E. M. Hutter, S. K. Pathak, F. Niroui, R. H. Friend, M. S. Islam, H. J. Snaith, V. Bulović, T. J. Savenije, S. D. Stranks

Joule, vol. 1, pp. 155-167 (2017).

2016

Sub-50 mV NEM relay operation enabled by self-assembled molecular coating

B. Osoba, B. Saha, L. Dougherty, J. Edgington, C. Qian, F. Niroui, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović, J. Wu, and T. King Liu

62nd IEEE International Electron Devices meeting (IEDM), pp. 655-658 (2016).

2015

Tunneling nanoelectromechanical switches based on molecular thin-films

F. Niroui, A. I. Wang, E. M. Sletten, Y. Song, J. Kong, E. Yablonovitch, T. M. Swager, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović

ACS Nano, vol. 9, pp. 7886-7894 (2015).

Controlled fabrication of nanoscale gaps using stiction

F. Niroui, E. M. Sletten, P. B. Deotare, A. I. Wang, T. M. Swager, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović

28th IEEE MEMS International Conference, pp.85-88 (2015).

2014

Nanoelectromechanical tunneling switches based on self-assembled molecular layers

F. Niroui, P. B. Deotare, E. M. Sletten, A. I. Wang, E. Yablonovitch, T. M. Swager, J. H. Lang, V. Bulović,

27th IEEE MEMS International Conference, pp. 1103-1106 (2014).