Tom Yuzvinsky
yuzvinsky at soe dot ucsc dot edu

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Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Rotational actuators based on carbon nanotubes
    AM Fennimore, TD Yuzvinsky, WQ Han, MS Fuhrer, J Cumings and A Zettl
    Nature 424, 408-410 (2003) PDF
  2. Engineering nanomotor components from multiwalled carbon nanotubes via reactive ion etching
    TD Yuzvinsky, AM Fennimore and A Zettl
    in Electronic Properties of Synthetic Nanostructures, Kuzmany, Fink, Mehring, Roth eds.
    AIP Conference Proceedings 723, 512-515 (2004) PDF
  3. Electrically driven vaporization of multiwall carbon nanotubes for rotary bearing creation
    AM Fennimore, TD Yuzvinsky, BC Regan and A Zettl
    in Electronic Properties of Synthetic Nanostructures, Kuzmany, Fink, Mehring, Roth eds.
    AIP Conference Proceedings 723, 587-590 (2004) PDF
  4. Precision cutting of nanotubes with a low-energy electron beam
    TD Yuzvinsky, AM Fennimore, W Mickelson, C Esquivias and A Zettl
    Applied Physics Letters 86, 053109 (2005) PDF   erratum: PDF
  5. Imaging the life story of nanotube devices
    TD Yuzvinsky, W Mickelson, S Aloni, SL Konsek, AM Fennimore, GE Begtrup, A Kis, BC Regan, and A Zettl
    Applied Physics Letters 87, 083103 (2005) PDF
    (featured in Research Highlights, Nature Physics, 25 August 2005)
  6. Length control and sharpening of atomic force microscope carbon nanotube tips assisted by an electron beam
    J Martinez, TD Yuzvinsky, AM Fennimore, A Zettl, R Garcia and C Bustamante
    Nanotechnology 16, 2493-2496 (2005) PDF
  7. Controlled placement of highly aligned carbon nanotubes for the manufacture of arrays of nanoscale torsional oscillators
    TD Yuzvinsky, AM Fennimore, A Kis and A Zettl
    Nanotechnology 17, 434-438 (2006) PDF
  8. Ultrahigh frequency nanotube resonators
    HB Peng, CW Chang, S Aloni, TD Yuzvinsky and A Zettl
    Physical Review Letters 97, 087203 (2006) PDF
    (featured in Research Highlights, Nature Nanotechnology, 1 September 2006)
  9. Shrinking a carbon nanotube
    TD Yuzvinsky, W Mickelson, S Aloni, GE Begtrup, A Kis and A Zettl
    Nano Letters 6, 2718-2722 (2006) PDF
    (featured in Research Highlights, Nature, 16 November 2006)
  10. Tunable thermal links
    CW Chang, D Okawa, H Garcia, TD Yuzvinsky, A Majumdar and A Zettl
    Applied Physics Letters 90, 193114 (2007) PDF
  11. Microwave electromechanical resonator consisting of clamped carbon nanotubes in an abacus arrangement
    HB Peng, CW Chang, S Aloni, TD Yuzvinsky, and A Zettl
    Physical Review B 76, 035405 (2007) PDF
  12. Probing nanoscale solids at thermal extremes
    GE Begtrup, KG Ray, BM Kessler, TD Yuzvinsky, H Garcia, and A Zettl
    Physical Review Letters 99, 155901 (2007) PDF
  13. Extreme thermal stability of carbon nanotubes
    GE Begtrup, KG Ray, BM Kessler, TD Yuzvinsky, H Garcia, and A Zettl
    Physica Status Solidi B 244, 3960 (2007) PDF
  14. Nanoscale reversible mass transport for archival memory
    GE Begtrup, W Gannett, TD Yuzvinsky, VH Crespi, and A Zettl
    Nano Letters 9, 1835 (2009) PDF
    (featured in News of the Week, Science, 5 June 2009)
  15. Facets of nanotube synthesis:  high-resolution transmission electron microscopy study and density functional theory calculations
    GE Begtrup, W Gannett, JC Meyer, TD Yuzvinsky, E Ertekin, JC Grossman, and A Zettl
    Physical Review B 79, 205409 (2009) PDF
  16. Electrical transport along bacterial nanowires from Shewanella oneidensis MR-1
    MY El-Naggar, G Wanger, KM Leung, TD Yuzvinsky, G Southam, J Yang, WM Lau, KH Nealson, and YA Gorby
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, 18127 (2010) PDF
    (featured in This Week in PNAS, 19 October 2010)
  17. Electrically conductive bacterial nanowires in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw biofilms
    G Wanger, Y Gorby, MY El-Naggar, TD Yuzvinsky, C Schaudinn, A Gorur, and PP Sedghizadeh
    Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology 115, 71 (2013) PDF
  18. Effect of fabrication-dependent shape and composition of solid-state nanopores on single nanoparticle detection
    S Liu, TD Yuzvinsky, and H Schmidt
    ACS Nano 7, 5621 (2013) PDF
  19. Hybrid optofluidic integration
    JW Parks, H Cai, L Zempoaltecatl, TD Yuzvinsky, K Leake, AR Hawkins, and H Schmidt
    Lab on a Chip 13, 4118 (2013) PDF
  20. Optical particle sorting on an optofluidic chip
    KD Leake, BS Phillips, TD Yuzvinsky, AR Hawkins, and H Schmidt
    Optics Express 21, 32605 (2013) PDF
Patents