Publications

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Selected Publications

Journals

  • K. Kumar, Y.S. Kim, X. Lin, J. Ding, F. T. Fisher, and E.H. Yang. (2013). "'Chemical vapor deposition of carbon nanotubes on monolayer graphene substrates: reduced etching via suppressed catalytic hydrogenation using C2H4", Chemistry of Materials, 25 3874.

  • K. Shepard, M. Ocampo, M. Chung, J. Li, H. Gevgilili, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon. (2012). "Viscoelasticity of poly(ether imide) incorporated with multi-walled carbon nanotubes", Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 50 1504.

  • S.F. Bartolucci, G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, E. Troiano, and D.M. Kalyon. (2012). "Unusual fracture surface morphology of fatigued carbon nanofiber/poly(ether ether ketone) composites", Carbon, 50 2347.

  • Y.S. Kim, K. Kumar, F. T. Fisher, and E.H. Yang. (2012). "'Out-of-plane growth of CNTs on graphene for supercapacitor applications", Nanotechnology, 23 015301.

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher. (2011). "Nanocomposites of nylon-11 and carbon nanostructures: Development of microstructure and ultimate properties following solution processing", Journal of Polymer Science: Part B Polymer Physics, 49 1311.

  • K. Kumar, O. Sul, S. Strauf, D.S. Choi, F. Fisher, M.G. Prasad, and E-H. Yang. (2011). "A Study on Carbon-Nanotube Local Oxidation Lithography Using an Atomic Force Microscope", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 10 (4), 849-854.

  • V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2011). "Towards an autonomous self-tuning vibration energy harvesting device for wireless sensor network applications", Smart Materials and Structures, 20 025004.  Download (1107 kb PDF).

  • V. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2011). "Vibration energy harvesting for aerospace applications", Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, 63 1.

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, S.C. Jana, and F.T. Fisher. (2010). "Editorial: Polymer nanocomposite processing, characterization, and applications", Journal of Nanomaterials, 5 325807.  Download (414 kb PDF).

  • S.H. Modi, S. Bartolucci, H. Gevgilili, K. Dikovics, G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon. (2010). "Nanocomposites of poly(ether ether ketone) with carbon nanofibers: Effects of dispersion and thermo-oxidative degradation on development of linear viscoelasticity and crystallinity", Polymer, 51 5236-5244.  Download (1365 kb PDF).

  • V. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2009). "Coupled piezoelectric-electromagnetic energy harvesting technique for increased power output through damping matching", Smart Materials and Structures, 18 095029.  Download (622 kb PDF).

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher. (2009). "Polymer crystallization and precipitation-induced wrapping of carbon nanofibers with PBT ", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 114 1312-1319.  Download (742 kb PDF).

  • G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon. (2009). "Effect of shearing on crystallization behavior and morphology of PVDF nanocomposites", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9 3330-3340.  Download (2843 kb PDF) .

  • G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon. (2008). "Effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes on the shear-induced crystallization behavior of poly(butylene terephthalate)", Macromolecules, 41 8103-8113.  Download (2386 kb PDF) .

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher. (2008). "Membranes of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes via immersion precipitation", Journal of Nanomaterials (special issue on Nanomechanics and Nanostructured Multifunctional Materials), 3 759825.  Download (1350 kb PDF).

  • V. Challa, Y. Shi, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2008). "A vibration energy harvesting device with bi-directional resonance frequency tunability", Smart Materials and Structures, 17 015035.  Download (832 kb PDF).

  • T. Ramanathan, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, and L.C. Brinson. (2008). "Enhanced solubility of single-wall carbon nanotubes in a deuterated acid mixture", Research Letters in Nanotechnology, 1 296928.  Download (1161 kb PDF).

  • A. Eitan, F.T. Fisher, R. Andrews, L.C. Brinson, and L.S. Schadler. (2006). "Reinforcement mechanisms in MWCNT-filled polycarbonate", Composites Science and Technology, 66 1159.  Download (648 kb PDF).

  • F. T. Fisher, A. Eitan, R, Andrews, L.C. Brinson, and L. S. Schadler. (2004). "Spectral response and effective viscoelastic properties of MWNT-reinforced polycarbonate", Advanced Composites Letters, 13 (2), 105-111.

  • S. Lu, D. A. Dikin, S. Zhang, F.T. Fisher, J. Lee, and R. S. Ruoff. (2004). "Realization of nanoscale resolution with a micromachined thermally actuated testing stage", Review of Scientific Instruments, 75 (6), 2154-2162.  Download (610 kb PDF).

  • W. Ding, A. Eitan, F.T. Fisher, X. Chen, D.A. Dikin, R. Andrews, L.C. Brinson, L.S. Schadler, and R.S. Ruoff. (2003). "Direct observation of polymer sheathing in carbon nanotube-polycarbonate composites", Nano Letters, 3 (11), 1593-1597.  Download (348 kb PDF).

  • C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, and V.M. Castano. (2003). "Improvement of thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes composites through chemical functionalization", Chemistry of Materials, 15 4470-4475.  Download (216 kb PDF).

  • R.D. Piner, T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, Y. Qiao, and R.S. Ruoff.. (2003). "Atomic force microsopy study of clay nanoplatelets and their impurities", Langmuir, 19 (19), 7995-8001.  Download (522 kb PDF).

  • T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, L.C. Brinson, and R.S. Ruoff. (2003). "Bone-shaped nanomaterials for nanocomposite applications", Nano Letters, 3 (8), 1135-1139.  Download (673 kb PDF).

  • C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, F. Fisher, R. Ruoff, and V.M. Castano. (2003). "Dynamical-mechanical and thermal analysis of carbon nanotube-methyl-ethyl methaccrylate nanocomposites", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 36 1423-1428.  Download (1205 kb PDF).

  • Fisher, FT, Bradshaw, RD, and LC Brinson. (2003). "Fiber waviness in nanotube-reinforced polymer composites: I. Modulus predictions using effective nanotube properties", Composites Science and Technology, 63 (11), 1689-1703.  Download (666 kb PDF).

  • Bradshaw, RD, FT Fisher, and LC Brinson. (2003). "Fiber waviness in nanotube-reinforced polymer composites: II. Modelling via numerical approximation of the dilute strain concentration tensor", Composites Science and Technology, 63 (11), 1705-1722.  Download (518 kb PDF).

  • Fisher, FT, Bradshaw, RD, and LC Brinson. (2002). "Effects of nanotube waviness on the modulus of nanotube-reinforced polymers", Applied Physics Letters, 80 (24), 4647-4649.  Download (395 kb PDF).

  • Fisher, FT and LC Brinson. (2001). "Viscoelastic interphases in polymer matrix composites: Theoretical models and finite element analysis", Composites Science and Technology, 61 731-748.



Book Chapters


Conference Proceedings
 

  • J. Ding, V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2012). "Vibration Energy Harvesting and its Application for Nano- and Microrobotics", Micro/Nano-robotics for Biomedical Applications, Y. Guo (Ed.), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.

  • F.T. Fisher and L.C. Brinson. (2006). "Nanomechanics of Nanoreinforced Polymers", Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, M. Reith and W. Schommers (Eds.), American Scientific Publishing.

  • F.T. Fisher, D.A. Dikin, X. Chen, and R.S. Ruoff. (2005). "Nanomanipulator Measurements of the Mechanics of Nanostructures and Nanocomposites", Applied Physics of Nanotubes: Fundamentals of Theory, Optics and Transport Devices, Slava V Rotkin and Shekhar Subramoney (Eds.), Springer Series in Nanoscience and Technology.
     
  • S. Bartolucci, G. Mago, H. Gevgilili, S. Vural, K. Dikovics, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher. (2009). "Investigation of the properties of PEEK-nanotube composites prepared by solution methods", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

  • V. Challa and F.T. Fisher. (2009). "Design Considerations for MEMS Scale Vibration Energy Harvesting", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

  • V. Challa, M.G. Prasad and F.T. Fisher. (2009). "Towards a Self-Tunable Wide Frequency Bandwidth Vibration Energy Harvesting Device", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

  • K. Kumar, Y.T. Tsai, O. Sul, D.S. Choi, F.T. Fisher, M.G. Prasad, S. Strauf, and E.H. Yang. (2009). "Nanoscale Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Lithography using an Atomic Force Microscope", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon and F.T. Fisher. (2008). "Effect of nanoparticles on microstructure and crystallization behavior of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF nanocomposites membranes prepared using immersion precipitation technique", 236th American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Exposition, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

  • G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon and F.T. Fisher. (2008). "Crystallization and morphology of carbon nanotube-Nylon-11", 236th American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Exposition, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

  • V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher. (2008). "A High Efficiency Multi-beam Array Tunable Energy Harvesting Device for Powering Wireless Sensors (Invited)", IEEE 17TH International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), February 24-27, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  • G. Mago, C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher. (2007). "Effect of Functionalization on the Crystallization Behavior of MWNT-PBT Nanocomposites", Proceedings of the 2007 MRS Fall Meeting, November 26-30, Boston, MA.

  • V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher. (2007). "Resonant frequency tunable vibration energy harvesting device", The 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 11-13, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

  • G. Mago, J. A. Dutreuil, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon. (2007). "Structural formation in poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites during uniaxial deformation", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

  • V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher. (2007). "A wide frequency range tunable vibration energy harvesting device using magnetically induced stiffness", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

  • F.T. Fisher, H. Hadim, S. Esche, R. Ubell, and C. Chassapis. (2007). "Feasibility of a fully online undergraduate mechanical engineering degree for non-traditional learners", 2007 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 24-27, Honolulu, HI.

  • G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon. (2007). "Nanoparticle-enhanced shear-induced crystallization of semicrystalline polymer nanocomposites", 2007 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials (McMAT2007), June 3-7, Austin, TX.

  • G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon. (Nov 5-10, 2006). "Effect of shearing on the crystallization behavior of poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), Chicago, IL.

  • FT Fisher and C Chassapis. (Jun 18-21, 2006). "Guided CAE software learning modules for the undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum", 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Chicago, IL.

  • W Ding, FT Fisher, X Chen, DA Dikin, and RS Ruoff. (Sep 9-11, 2004). "Nanotube-polymer Composite Characterization via Nanomanipulation Experiments", 11th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, Yamagata, Japan.

  • FT Fisher, and LC Brinson. (Apr 7-10, 2003). "Macroscale experimental evidence of a reduced-mobility non-bulk polymer phase in nanotube-reinforced polymers", 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, VA.

  • FT Fisher and PL Peterson. (Jun 2001). "A Tool to Measure Adaptive Expertise in Biomedical Engineering Students", Multimedia Division (Session 2793) Proceedings for the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.