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  • Raman spectra and elastic light scattering dynamics of V3O5 across insulator–metal transition.
    Sergiy Lysenko, Armando Rúa, Nardeep Kumar, Junqiang Lu, Jia-An Yan, Larry Theran, Karla Echeverria, Leonardo Ramos, Gabriel Goenaga, Samuel P Hernández-Rivera, Félix E. Fernández
    Journal of Applied Physics 129, 025111 (2021).  doi:10.1063/5.0027888

 

  • Photoelasticity of VO2 nanolayers in insulating and metallic phases studied by picosecond ultrasonics
    IA Mogunov, S. Lysenko, F. E. Fernández, A. Rúa, AV Muratov, AJ Kent
    Physical Review Materials 4, 125201 (2020). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.125201         

 

  • Large non-thermal generation of picosecond strain pulses during ultrafast photo-induced phase transition in vanadium dioxide
    Iaroslav A. Mogunov, Sergiy Lysenko, Anatolii E. Fedianin. Félix E. Fernández, Armando Rúa, Anthony J. Kent, Andrey V. Akimov, Alexandra M. Kalashnikova
    Nature Communication 11, 1158 (2020). doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15372-z 

 

  • High-temperature and high-pressure NMR investigations of low viscous fluids confined in mesoporous systems
    Salim Ok, Julie Sheets, Susan A. Welch, David R. Cole, Marc Berman, Armando Rúa, Steve Greenbaum, Srivastava Deepansh and Philip J. Grandinetti.
    Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie (2020). doi: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1510

 

  • Toward reproducible metal-insulator transition characteristics in V2O3 thin films sputter-deposited on glass
    A. Rúa, K. Echeverria, B. Ayala, G. A. Goenaga, S. Lysenko, F. E. Fernández
    J. Appl. Phys. 124, 205301 (2018). 
    doi: 10.1063/1.3369282 

 

  • Photoinduced surface plasmon switching at VO2/Au interface
    N. Kumar, A. Rúa, J. Aldama, K. Echeverria, F. Fernández, S. Lysenko
    Opt. Express 26, 13773 (2018). doi: 10.1364/OE.26.013773 

 

  • Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of V3O5  as a signature of a photoinduced insulator-metal phase transition
    N. Kumar, A. Rúa, J. Lu, F. Fernández, S. Lysenko 
    Physical Review Letters 119, 057602 (2017). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.057602

 

  • Metal-insulator transition and nonlinear optical response of sputter-deposited V3O5  thin films
    A. Rúa, R. D. Diaz, N. Kumar, S. Lysenko, F. E. Fernández 
    Journal of Applied Physics 121, 235302 (2017). doi:10.1063/1.4986486

 

  • Ultrafast Structural Dynamics of VO2
    S. Lysenko, N. Kumar, A. Rúa, J. Figueroa, J. Lu, F. Fernández 
    Physical Review B. 96, 075128 (2017). doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.075128

 

  • Ultrafast diffraction conoscopy of the structural phase transition in VO2: Evidence of two lattice distortions
    N. Kumar, A. Rúa, F. E. Fernández, S. Lysenko 
    Physical Review B. 95, 235157 (2017)doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.235157

 

  • Super-resolution in diffractive imaging from hemispherical elastic light scattering data
    S. Lysenko, V. Sterligov, M. Goncalves, A. Rúa, I. Gritsayenko, F. Fernández 
    Optics Letters 42, 2263 (2017). doi:10.1364/OL.42.002263

 

  • Investigation of dynamics in BMIM-TFSA ionic liquid through variable temperature and pressure NMR relaxometry and diffusometry
    K. Pilar, A. Rúa, S. N. Suarez, C. Mallia, S. Lai, J. R. P. Jayakody, J. L. Hatcher, J. F. Wishart, S. Greenbaum
    Journal of Electrochemical Society 164, H5189 (2017). doi:10.1149/2.0301708jes

 

  • Time-resolved light scattering by photoexcited V2O3
    N. Kumar, A. Rúa, R. Diaz, I. Castillo, B. Ayala, S. Cita, F. Fernández, S. Lysenko
    MRS Advances 2, 1231 (2017).  doi:10.1557/adv.2017.91 

 

  • Semiconductor-insulator transition in VO2(B) thin films grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition
    A. Rúa, R. D. Diaz, S. Lysenko and F. E. Fernandez 
    Journal of Applied Physics 118, 125308 (2015). doi:10.1063/1.4931887 

 

  • Photoinduced insulator-to- metal transition and surface statistics of VO2 monitored by elastic light scattering 
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernández, A. Rúa, N. Sepulveda, J. Aparicio 
    Applied Optics 54, 2141 (2015). doi:10.1364/AO.54.002141 

 

  • Light scattering by epitaxial VO2  films near the metal-insulator transition
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernández, A. Rúa, J. Aparicio, N. Sepulveda, J. Figueroa, K. Vargas, J. Cordero 
    Journal of Applied Physics 117, 184304 (2015). doi:10.1063/1.4921057 

 

  • Do TFSA Anions Slither? Pressure Exposes the Role of TFSA Conformational Exchange in Self-Diffusion
    Sophia N. Suarez, Armando Rua, David Cuffari, Kartik Pilar, Jasmine L. Hatcher, Sharon Ramati and James Wishart 
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119, 14756 (2015).  doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b08658

 

  • Properties of Polycarbonate Containing BaTiO3  Nanoparticles 
    J. F. Lomax, E. A. Lomax, P. Q. Lomax, J. J. Fontanella, C. A. Edmondson, M.C. Wintersgill, M. A. Westgate, M. A. Wolak , X. Bogle, A. Rua, S. G. Greenbaum 
    Journal of Applied Physics 115, 104103 (2014). doi: /10.1063/1.4868086

 

  • Ultrafast light scattering imaging of multi-scale transition dynamics in vanadium dioxide 
    S. Lysenko, F. Fernandez, A. Rúa, and H. Liu 
    Journal of Applied Physics 114, 153514 (2013). doi:10.1063/1.4826074 

 

  • Phase transition behavior in microcantilevers coated with M1-phase VO2 and M2-phase VO2:Cr thin films
    A. Rua, R. Cabrera, H. Coy, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, and F.E. Fernandez
    Journal of Applied Physics 111, 104502 (2012). doi: 10.1063/1.4716191

 

  • Bending in VO2-coated microcantilevers suitable for thermally activated actuators
    A. Rúa, F.E. Fernandez, and N. Sepulveda 
    Journal of Applied Physics 107, 074506 (2010). doi: 10.1063/1.3369282

 

  • Optical nonlinearity and structural dynamics of VO2 films 
    S. Lysenko, A. Rúa, F. Fernandez, and H. Liu 
    Journal of Applied Physics 105, 043502 (2009). doi: 10.1063/1.3078141

 

  • Young’s modulus of pulsed-laser deposited V6O13 thin films
    A. Rúa, F.E. Fernández, R. Cabrera, and N. Sepulveda 
    Journal of Applied Physics 105, 113504 (2009). doi: 10.1063/1.3137191

 

  • Young’s modulus of VO2 thin films as a function of temperature including insulator-to- metal transition regime
    N. Sepulveda, A. Rúa, R. Cabrera, and F. Fernández 
    Applied Physics Letters 92, 191913 (2008). doi: 10.1063/1.2926681

 

  • Photoinduced insulator-to- metal phase transition in VO2  crystalline films and model of dielectric susceptibility
    S. Lysenko, V. Vikhnin, F. Fernandez, A. Rúa, and H. Liu 
    Physical Review B 75, 075109 (2007). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.075109

 

  • Insulator-to- Metal Phase Transition and Recovery Processes in VO2  thin films after femtosecond laser excitation
    S. Lysenko, A. Rúa, V. Vikhnin, F. Fernández and H. Liu 
    Physical Review B 76, 035104 (2007). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.035104

Patents 

  • Microactuators based on insulator-to- metal transition materials and method of using the same 
    R. Cabrera, F.E. Fernandez, A. Rúa, and N. Sepulveda 
    U.S. Patent 8835861 B1. Issued: 16 Sep 2014. 

 

  • Bimorph Cantilever Arrangement and Applications Thereof
    F. E. Fernández, N. Sepulveda, A. Rúa, and R. Cabrera, 
    U.S. Patent No. 8,440,931 B1. Issued: May 14, 2013.