Ashley L. Kaiser: Publications

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Engineering the substrate adhesion force of aligned carbon nanotube arrays

A. L. Kaiser, L. H. Acauan, A. R. Vanderhout, A. Zaman, D. L. Lidston, I. Y. Stein, and B. L. Wardle.

To be submitted.


Aligned carbon nanotube carbon matrix nanocomposites for next generation multifunctional architectures

A. L. Kaiser, A. R. Vanderhout, L. H. Acauan, J. C. Nwenyi, I. Y. Stein, and B. L. Wardle.

To be submitted.


Process-structure-property relationships in dense aligned carbon nanotube polymer matrix nanocomposites

A. L. Kaiser, C. A. C. Chazot, L. H. Acauan, I. V. Albelo, J. Lee, J. L. Gair, A. J. Hart, and B. L. Wardle.

To be submitted.


 


Journal Publications

2021

Direct synthesis of carbon nanomaterials via surface activation of bulk copper



L. H. Acauan, A. L. Kaiser, and B. L. Wardle

Carbon 177, 1 (2021). doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2021.02.045


Substrate adhesion evolves non-monotonically with processing time in millimeter-scale aligned carbon nanotube arrays



A. L. Kaiser, D. L. Lidston, S. C. Peterson, L. H. Acauan, S. A. Steiner III, R. Guzman de Villoria, A. R. Vanderhout, I. Y. Stein, and B. L. Wardle

Nanoscale 13, 261 (2021). doi:10.1039/D0NR05469K

2019

Morphology control of aligned carbon nanotube pins formed via patterned capillary densification



A. L. Kaiser, I. Y. Stein, K. Cui, and B. L. Wardle

Nano Futures 3, 011003 (2019). doi:10.1088/2399-1984/aafe16

Related press: MIT News, MIT Homepage Spotlight (October 31, 2018).

2018

Process-morphology scaling relations quantify self-organization in capillary densified nanofiber arrays



A. L. Kaiser*, I. Y. Stein*, K. Cui, and B. L. Wardle

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20, 3876 (2018). doi:10.1039/C7CP06869G

* = Equal contribution

In the press: MIT News, MIT Materials Research Laboratory, SciTech Daily

Also featured on the front cover of February 14, 2018 issue of Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

2017

Mesoscale evolution of non-graphitizing pyrolytic carbon in aligned carbon nanotube carbon matrix nanocomposites



I. Y. Stein, A. L. Kaiser, A. J. Constable, L. Acauan, and B. L. Wardle

Journal of Materials Science 52, 13799 (2017). doi:10.1007/s10853-017-1468-9

In the press: MIT News, Phys.org

Also featured as Editors' Pick in December 2017 issue of Journal of Materials Science

 

Conference Oral Presentations and Proceedings


2021

Processing, morphology, and mechanical properties of high volume fraction aligned carbon nanotube/aerospace-grade epoxy nanocomposites




A. L. Kaiser, I. V. Albelo, J. L. Gair, and B. L. Wardle

Accepted to 23rd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM23), Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 1 - 6 (2021).

Process-structure-property characterization of phenolic matrix nanocomposites reinforced with dense aligned carbon nanotube arrays



A. L. Kaiser, J. C. Nwenyi, and B. L. Wardle

2021 AIAA Science and Technology (SciTech) Forum, January 11 - 15 & 19 - 21 (2021). doi:10.2514/6.2021-1775

2020

Carbon matrix nanocomposites with high density aligned carbon nanotube reinforcement for next generation extreme environment materials




A. L. Kaiser, A. R. Vanderhout, I. Y. Stein, J. C. Nwenyi, C. V. Sackier, and B. L. Wardle

Accepted to 2020 National Space & Missile Materials Symposium (NSMMS) and Commercial and Government Responsive Access to Space Technology Exchange (CRASTE), Rockville, MD, June 22 - 25 (2020). 2020 NSMMS & CRASTE

Fabrication of aerospace-grade epoxy and bismaleimide matrix nanocomposites with high density aligned carbon nanotube reinforcement




A. L. Kaiser, I. V. Albelo, and B. L. Wardle

2020 AIAA Science and Technology (SciTech) Forum, Orlando, FL, January 6 - 10 (2020). doi:10.2514/6.2020-2256

2019

Selectively increasing and decreasing the substrate adhesion force of aligned nanofiber arrays for shape-engineerable sensor architectures - An experimental and modeling study




A. L. Kaiser, L. Acauan, A. R. Vanderhout, D. L. Lidston, I. Y. Stein, and B. L. Wardle

2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, December 1 - 6 (2019). MRS Fall 2019

High volume fraction aligned carbon nanotube carbon matrix nanocomposites for next generation lightweight and superhard architectures




A. L. Kaiser, I. Y. Stein, C. V. Sackier, and B. L. Wardle

2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, December 1 - 6 (2019). MRS Fall 2019

Fabrication of hierarchical polymer nanocomposites with capillary-densified aligned carbon nanotube reinforcement



A. L. Kaiser and B. L. Wardle

22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22), Melbourne, Australia, August 11 - 16 (2019). Full Paper

Structural electronic components based on polymer nanocomposites


E. Kalfon-Cohen, L. Acauan, A. L. Kaiser, A. Jurkov, R. Campanario, D. Sheen, J. H. Lang, Y. Stein and B. L. Wardle

22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22), Melbourne, Australia, August 11 - 16 (2019). Full Paper

Scaling relations quantify the hierarchical self-assembly of capillary-densified nanofiber arrays into shape-tunable architectures



A. L. Kaiser, I. Y. Stein, K. Cui, and B. L. Wardle

APS March Meeting 2019, Boston, MA, March 4 - 8 (2019). Abstract: meetings.aps.org

Facile patterning of aligned carbon nanotube architectures via capillary-mediated densification



A. L. Kaiser, I. Y. Stein, K. Cui, and B. L. Wardle

2019 AIAA Science and Technology (SciTech) Forum, San Diego, CA, January 7 - 11 (2019). doi:10.2514/6.2019-1460

2018

Substrate adhesion force scales with growth time in millimeter-scale carbon nanotube arrays



A. L. Kaiser, D. L. Lidston, S. C. Peterson, L. Acauan, S. A. Steiner III, R. Guzman de Villoria, A. R. Vanderhout, I. Y. Stein, and B. L. Wardle

256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19 - 23 (2018). Technical Programming Archive

 

Funding and Support


This work was made possible through the generous financial support provided by the following organizations: