Publications - Dr. Curtis Taylor


  1. Justin A. Blaber, Dipankar Ghosh, Ghatu Subhash, Eddie McCumiskey, and Curtis Taylor, Determination of post-yield hardening response in a ZrB2 ceramic, Scripta Materialia, (to be submitted 2011)
  2. Ning Zhang, Qian Deng, Yu Hong, Liming Xiong, Shi Li, Matthew Strasberg, Weiqi Yin, Yongjie Zhou, Curtis R. Taylor, Gregory Sawyer, and Youping Chen. Deformation Mechanisms in Silicon Nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 063534 (2011); (DOI:10.1063/1.3552985)
  3. Dongshan Yu, Tarek Trad, James T. McLeskey, Curtis R. Taylor, ZnO Nanowires Synthesized by Vapor Phase Transport Deposition on Transparent Oxide Substrates, Nanoscale Research Letters, Vol. 5 (2010), pp. 1333-1339. (DOI: 10.1007/s11671-010-9649-3)
  4. Ajay P. Malshe, Kamlakar P., Rajurkar, Kumar Virwani, Curtis Taylor, David Bourell, Valliappa Kalyanasundaram, Tip-Based Nanomanufacturing using Physical, Electrical, Chemical and Thermal Processes, CIRP 2010 Keynote Paper, CIRP Annals Manufacturing Technology, vol. 59 (2010), pp. 628-651 (DOI: 10.1016/j.cirp.2010.05.006)
  5. McCumiskey, E., Chandrasekhar, N., and Taylor, C. Nanomechanics of CdSe Quantum Dot-Polymer Nanocomposites Films, Nanotechnology, Vol. 21 (2010) 225703 (DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/22/225703)
  6. Sahu, B., Leang, K., and Taylor, C. Emerging Challenges of Microfabricated Actuators for Nanoscale Manipulation, Assembly, and Manufacturing Processes, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 132 (2010), pp. 030917-1
  7. Trad, T., Donley, K., Look, D., Eyink, K., Tomich, D., and Taylor, C. Low Temperature Deposition of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles via Zinc-Rich Vapor Phase Transport and Condensation, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 312, No. 24 (2010), pp. 3675-3679 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2010.08.062)
  8. Taylor, C., Marega, E., Stach, E., Salamo, G., Hussey, L., Munoz, M., Malshe, A. Directed Self-Assembly of Quantum Structures by Nanomechanical Stamping Using Probe Tips, Nanotechnology 19 (2008) 015301 (available online at
  9. Radmilovic, V., Taylor, C., Lee, Z., Tolley, A., Mitlin, D., Dahmen, U. Nanoindentation Properties and the Microstructure of Grain Boundary Precipitate-Free-Zones (PFZs) in an AlCuSiGe Alloy, Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 87, Issue 26 (2007) (
  10. Taylor, C., Prince, R., Riester, L., Salamo, G., Oh Cho, S., Malshe, A., Characterization of ultra-low-load (µN) nanoindents in GaAs (100) using a cube corner tip, Journal of Smart Materials and Structures 14 (2005) p. 963-970. (
  11. Taylor, C., Stach, E., Malshe, A., Salamo, G. Nanoscale Dislocation Patterning by Ultralow Load Indentation, Applied Physics Letters, 87, 073108 (2005). (Selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology) (
  12. Taylor, C. and Leang, K. Design and Fabrication of a Multifunctional Scanning Probe with Integrated Tip Changer for Fully Automated Nanofabrication, 23rd Annual American Society of Precision Engineering (ASPE) Annual Meeting and 12th ICPE, October 19-24, 2008, Portland, Oregon.
  13. Trad, T., Donley, K., Look, D., Eyink, K., and Taylor, C. Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Using a Modified Vapor Phase Transport Process, Symposium I, MRS Spring Meeting, March 26-28, 2008
  14. Taylor, C. Exploration of Nanomechanical Surface Engineering by Probe Tips for Low-Volume Fabrication of Quantum Electronics, 2007 NanoMaterials for Defense Applications Symposium, April 23-26, 2007, San Diego, CA USA (poster presentation)
  15. Eroshenko, N., Rao, R., and Taylor, C. Differential Behavior of Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts on Substrates of Varying Mechanical Properties, April 20-21, 2007, 5th Annual Colonial Academic Alliance Research Conference, Harrisonburg, VA (poster presentation)
  16. Taylor, C., Stach, E., Marega, E., Salamo, G., and Malshe, A. Directed Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots by Nanostamping, 4th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing (ISNM), November 1-4, 2006, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, MA USA
  17. Taylor, C., Stach, E., Malshe, A., Salamo, G. Nanoindentation-assisted Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots, A Symposium on Nano and Micro Mechanical and Related Hybrid Tools for Nanomanufacturing, 2006 ASME International Conference on Manufacturing Science & Engineering (MSEC), October 8-11, 2006, Marriott Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ypsilanti, MI. Hosted by The University of Michigan
  18. Taylor, C., Stach, E., Marega, E., Malshe, A., Salamo, G. Mechanically Biased Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots, Symposium T, 2006 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, April 17-21, 2006, San Francisco, CA
  19. Muñoz, M., Hussey, L., Lewis, D., Taylor, C., Salamo, G., Marega, E., and Malshe, A. Raman Spectroscopy of InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots Patterned by Nano-indentation. 2006 American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Baltimore, MD
  20. Taylor, C. Stach, E., Malshe, A., Salamo, G. Analysis of Nanoscale Deformation in GaAs(100): Towards Patterned Growth of Quantum Dots, E5: Novel Materials, Synthetic Structures and Nanomanipulation of Defects/Dopants Proceedings, Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting 2005, March 30, 2005, San Francisco, California.
  21. Taylor, C., Prince, R., Malshe, A., Riester, L., Salamo, G., and Oh Cho, S. Investigation of Ultra-Low-Load Nanoindentation for the Patterning of 3-D Quantum Structures, SPIE International Symposium in Nano- and Microtechnology: Materials, Processes, Packaging, and Systems, December 16-18, 2002, Melbourne, Australia.
  22. Taylor C., Naseem H., and Brown W., Characterization of Adhesives for Low Temperature Microelectronics and Photonics Packaging, 2002 Symposium on Polymers for Microelectronics at Winterthur, May 8-10 2002, Newark, Delaware.
  23. Rowland, M. and Taylor, C. Aerospace Fiber Optic Manufacturing, Proceedings, Integrated Manufacturing Process and Control Technologies, American Helicopter Society 54th Annual Conference, May 21-24, 1998, Washington, DC.

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