Ion and Polymer Dynamics at Interfaces at the Single-Molecule Scale

Associated publications :
Anomalous interfacial dynamics of single proton charges in binary aqueous solutions. Science Advances (2021). (pdf)
Super-resolved optical mapping of reactive sulfur-vacancy in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides. ACS Nano (2020). (pdf)
Direct observation of water mediated single proton transport between hBN surface defects. Nature Nanotechnology (2020). (pdf)
Wide-field spectral super-resolution mapping of optically active defects in hBN. Nano Letter (2019)

Molecular Damage in Soft Materials

Associated publications :
Quantifying rate and temperature dependent molecular damage in elastomer fracture. Physical Review X (2020). (pdf)
Why is Mechanical Fatigue Different from Toughness in Elastomers? The Role of Damage by Polymer Chain Scission. Science Advances (2021).

Rheology and Tribology at Macro and Nanometric Scale

Associated publications :
Atomic rheology of gold nanojunctions. Nature (2019). (pdf)
Nanoscale capillary freezing of ionic liquids confined between metallic interfaces and the role of electronic screening. Nature Materials (2017). (pdf)
Pairwise frictional profile between particles determines discontinuous shear thickening transition in non-colloidal suspensions. Nature Communications(2017). (pdf)
– Shear thinning in non-Brownian suspensions. Soft Matter (2017). (pdf)
Nanorheology of interfacial water during ice glidingPhysical Review X (2019). (pdf)