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Publications


2017

30. Self-Powered, Paper-Based Electrochemical Devices for Sensitive Point-of-Care Testing.
Aniket Pal, Hugo E. Cuellar, Randy Kuang, Heloisa F. N. Caurin, Debkalpa Goswami, and Ramses V. Martinez.
Advanced Materials Technologies, 22 August (2017)

DOI: 10.1002/admt.201700130 Supplemental
 

 
29. Fabrication of Silicon Nanobelts and Nanopillars by Soft Lithography for Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Photonic Surfaces.
Estela Baquedano, Ramses V. Martinez, Jose M. Llorens, and Pablo A. Postigo.
Nanomaterials, 7, 109 (2017)

DOI: 10.3390/nano7050109 Download PDF
 

2016

28. Phase-transforming and switchable metamaterials.
Dian Yang, Lihua Jin, Ramses V. Martinez, Katia Bertoldi, George M. Whitesides, and Zhigang Suo.
Extreme Mechanics Letters, 6, 1-9 (2016)

DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.11.004 Download PDF
 

2014

27. Large-scale nanoshaping of ultrasmooth 3D crystalline metallic structures.
Huang Gao, Yaowu Hu, Yi Xuan, Ji Li, Yingling Yang, Ramses V. Martinez, Chunyu Li, Jian Luo, Minghao Qi, and Gary J. Cheng. Science, 346, 1352–1356 (2014)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1260139
 

 
26. Miniature objective lens with variable focus for confocal endomicroscopy.
Minkyu Kim, Dongkyun Kang, Tao Wu, Nima Tabatabaei, Robert W. Carruth, Ramses V Martinez, George M. Whitesides, Yoshikazu Nakajima, and Guillermo J. Tearney. Biomedical Optics Express, 5, 4350-4361 (2014)
DOI: 10.1364/BOE.5.004350
 

 
25. Fabrication of Low-Cost Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices by Embossing or Cut-and-Stack Methods.
Martin M. Thuo, Ramses V. Martinez, Wen-Jie Lan, Xinyu Liu, Jabulani Barber, Manza B. J. Atkinson, Dineth Bandarage, Jean-Francis Bloch, and George M. Whitesides. Chemistry of Materials, 26, 4230–4237 (2014)
DOI: 10.1021/cm501596s Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
24. Soft Actuators and Robots that Are Resistant to Mechanical Damage.
Ramses V. Martinez, Ana C. Glavan, Christoph Keplinger, Alexis I. Oyetibo, and George M. Whitesides. Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 3003–3010 (2014)
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201303676 Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
23. Nanoskiving Core-Shell Nanowires: A New Fabrication Method for Nano-optics.
Douglas C. Watson*, Ramses V. Martinez*, Yannik Fontana, Eleonora Russo-verchi, Martin Heiss, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, George M. Whitesides, and Marko Lončar. Nano Letters, 14, 524–531 (2014)
DOI: 10.1021/nl403552q Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
22. Magnetic Assembly of Soft Robots with Hard Components.
Sen W. Kwok, Stephen A. Morin, Bobak Mosadegh, Ju-Hee So, Robert F. Shepherd, Ramses V. Martinez, Barbara Smith, Felice C. Simeone, Adam A. Stokes, and George M. Whitesides. Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 2180-2187 (2014)
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201303047 Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
21. Omniphobic “RF Paper” Produced by Silanization of Paper with Fluoroalkyltrichlorosilanes.
Ana C. Glavan, Ramses V. Martinez, Anand B. Subramaniam, Hyo J. Yoon, Rui M.D. Nunes, Heiko Lange, Martin M. Thuo, and George M. Whitesides. Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 60-70 (2014)
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201300780 Download PDF Supplemental
 

2013

20. Rapid Fabrication of Pressure-driven Open-Channel Microfluidic Devices in Omniphobic RF Paper.
Ana C. Glavan*, Ramses V. Martinez*, E. Jane Maxwell, Anand B. Subramaniam, Rui M.D. Nunes, Siowling Soh, and George M. Whitesides. Lab on a Chip, 13, 2922-2930 (2013) Chosen as Lab on a Chip Hot Article. Top 10 Most Accessed Articles in September 2013.
DOI: 10.1039/C3LC50371B Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
19. Miniature Grating for Spectrally-Encoded Endoscopy.
Dongkyun Kang, Ramses V. Martinez, George M. Whitesides, and Guillermo J. Tearney. Lab on a Chip, 13, 1810-1816 (2013)
DOI: 10.1039/C3LC50076D Download PDF
 

 
18. Robotic Tentacles with Three-Dimensional Mobility Based on Flexible Elastomers.
Ramses V. Martinez, Jamie L. Branch, Carina R. Fish, Lihua Jin, Robert F. Shepherd, Rui M. D. Nunes, Zhigang Suo and George M. Whitesides. Advanced Materials, 25, 205-212 (2013)
[Selected highlights and press: Materials Views, PhysOrg, New Scientist, The Economist, PopSci, Engadget].
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201203002 COVER Download PDF Supplemental
 

2012

17. Elastomeric Origami: Programmable Paper-Elastomer Composites as Pneumatic Actuators.
Ramses V. Martinez, Carina R. Fish, Xin Chen, and George M. Whitesides. Advanced Functional Materials, 22, 1376-1384 (2012)
[Selected highlights and press: Materials Views, PhysOrg, Wired, IEEE Spectrum, New Scientist, SmartPlanet].
[Top 10 Most Accessed Articles in February and March 2012]

DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102978 Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
16. Soft Lithographic Approaches to Nanofabrication.
Darren J. Lipomi, Ramses V. Martinez, Ludovico Cademartiri, and George M. Whitesides. Nanostructured Polymer Materials and Thin Films; Kumacheva, E. and Russell, T.P. Vol. Eds., In Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference; Matyjaszewski, K., Möller, M., Eds.-in-Chief; Elsevier: Amsterdam. 7, 211-231 (2012)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53349-4.00180-1 Download PDF
 

 
15. Separation of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Multiphase Systems through Centrifugation.
Ozge Akbulut, Charles R. Mace, Ramses V. Martinez, Ashok A. Kumar, Zhihong Nie, Matthew R. Patton, and George M. Whitesides. Nano Letters, 12, 4060-4064 (2012)
DOI: 10.1021/nl301452x Download PDF Supplemental
 

2011

14. Nanopatterning of Ferritin Molecules and the Controlled Size Reduction of Their Magnetic Cores.
Ramses V. Martinez, Marco Chiesa, and Ricardo Garcia. Small, 7, 2914-2920 (2011)
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201100366 Download PDF
 

 
13. Use of Thin Sectioning (Nanoskiving) to Fabricate Nanostructures for Electronic and Optical Applications.
Darren J. Lipomi, Ramses V. Martinez, and George M. Whitesides. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 50, 8566-8583 (2011)
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201101024 COVER Download PDF
 

 
12. Patterning the Tips of Optical Fibers with Metallic Nanostructures Using Nanoskiving.
Darren J. Lipomi, Ramses V. Martinez, Mikhail A. Kats, Sung H. Kang, Philseok Kim, Joanna Aizenberg, Federico Capasso, and George M. Whitesides. Nano letters, 11, 632-636 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/nl103730g Download PDF
 

2010

11. Silicon Nanowire Circuits Fabricated by AFM Oxidation Nanolithography.
Ramses V. Martinez, Javier Martinez, and Ricardo Garcia. Nanotechnology, 21, 245301 (2010)
DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/21/24/245301 Download PDF
 

 
10. Large-scale Nanopatterning of Single Proteins used as Carriers of Magnetic Nanoparticles.
Ramses V. Martinez, Javier Martinez, Marco Chiesa, Ricardo Garcia, Eugenio Coronado, Elena Pinilla-Cienfuegos, and Sergio Tatay. Advanced Materials, 22, 588-591 (2010)
DOI: 10.1002/adma.200902568 COVERSupplemental
 

 
9. Survey of Materials for Nanoskiving and Influence of the Cutting Process on the Nanostructures Produced.
Darren J. Lipomi, Ramses V. Martinez, Robert M. Rioux, Ludovico Cademartiri, William F. Reus, and George M. Whitesides. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2, 2503-2514 (2010)
DOI: 10.1021/am100434g COVER Download PDF
 

 
8. Nanopatterning of Carbonaceous Structures by Field-induced Carbon Dioxide Splitting with a Force Microscope.
Ricardo Garcia, Nuria S. Losilla, Javier Martinez, Ramses V. Martinez, Francisco J. Palomares, Yves Huttel, Matteo Calvaresi, and Francesco Zerbetto. Applied Physics Letters, 96, 143110 (2010)
DOI: 10.1063/1.3374885 Download PDF
 

 
7. Splitting CO2 with Electric Fields: A Computational Investigation.
Matteo Calvaresi, Ramses V. Martinez, Nuria S. Losilla, Javier Martinez, Ricardo Garcia, and Francesco Zerbetto. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1, 3256-3260 (2010)
DOI: 10.1021/jz101005u Download PDF
 

2008

6. Silicon Nanowire Transistors with a Channel Width of 4 nm Fabricated by Atomic Force Microscope Nanolithography.
Javier Martinez, Ramses V. Martinez, and Ricardo Garcia. Nano Letters, 8, 3636-3639 (2008)
DOI: 10.1021/nl801599k Download PDF
 

2007

5. Sequential and Parallel Patterning by Local Chemical Nanolithography.
Ramses V. Martinez, Nuria S. Losilla, Javier Martinez, Marta Tello, and Ricardo Garcia. Nanotechnology, 18, 084021 (2007)
DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/18/8/084021 Download PDF Supplemental
 

 
4. Patterning Polymeric Structures with 2 nm Resolution at 3 nm Half Pitch in Ambient Conditions.
Ramses V. Martinez, Nuria S. Losilla, Javier Martinez, Yves Huttel, and Ricardo Garcia. Nano Letters, 7, 1846-1850 (2007)
DOI: 10.1021/nl070328r COVER Download PDF
 

 
3. Nanoscale Deposition of Single-Molecule Magnets onto SiO2 Patterns.
Ramses V. Martinez, Fernando Garcia, Ricardo Garcia, Eugenio Coronado, Alicia Forment-Aliaga, Francisco M. Romero, and Sergio Tatay. Advanced Materials, 19, 291-295 (2007)
DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601999 COVER Download PDF
 

2006

2. Nano-chemistry and Scanning Probe Nanolithographies.
Ricardo Garcia, Ramses V. Martinez, and Javier Martinez. Chemical Society Reviews, 35, 29-38 (2006)
DOI: 10.1039/B501599P Download PDF
 

2005

1. Nanolithography Based on the Formation and Manipulation of Nanometer-size Organic Liquid Menisci.
Ramses V. Martinez and Ricardo Garcia. Nano Letters, 5, 1161-1164 (2005)
DOI: 10.1021/nl0505243 Download PDF
 


Publications Covers

Patents


1. Ultrafast and Ultrasensitive Novel Photodetectors (Patent Number: 8154063).
Inventors: Jin Young Kim, Ramses V. Martinez, Francesco Stellacci, Javier Martinez, and Ricardo Garcia.
Filed: March 2, 2010
Issued: April 10, 2012
Assignees: Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Spanish National Research Council
 

 
2. Soft Robotic Actuators (Patent Number: WO2012148472 A3).
Inventors: Filip Ilievski, Xin Chen, Aaron D. Mazzeo, George M. Whitesides, Robert Shepherd, Ramses V. Martinez, Won Jae Choi, Sen W. Kwok, Stephen Morin, Adam Stokes, and Zhihong Nie.
Filed: November 21, 2011
Issued: July 25, 2013
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
3. Programmable Paper-Elastomer Composites as Pneumatic Actuators (Provisional Application Serial Number: 61/604,727).
Inventors: Ramses V. Martinez and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: February 28, 2012
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
4. Systems and Methods for Providing Soft Tentacles (Provisional Application Serial Number: 61/698,436).
Inventors: Ramses V. Martinez, Jamie L. Branch, Carina R. Fish, Lihua Jin, Robert F. Shepherd, Rui M. D. Nunes, Zhigang Suo, and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: September 7, 2012
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
5. Microfluidic Devices Formed from Hydrophobic Paper (Provisional Application Serial Number: 61/654,639).
Inventors: Martin Mwangi Thuo, Xinyu Liu, Jean-Francis Bloch, Ana C. Glavan, Ramses V. Martinez, Wenije Lan, and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: June 1, 2012
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
6. System, Method, and Computer-Accessible Medium for Fabrication of Miniature Endoscope using Soft Lithography (International Patent Application No. PCT/US13/55982; International Publication Number WO 2014/031748 A1).
Inventors: Guillermo J. Tearney, Dongkyun Kang, Ramses V. Martinez, Brett E. Bouma, and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: August 21, 2013
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
7. Omniphobic Paper Devices (Provisional Application Serial Number: 61/792,455)
Inventors: Ana C. Glavan, Ramses V. Martinez, and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: March 15, 2013
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
8. Systems and Methods for Providing Flexible Robotic Actuators (Provisional International Patent Application Number: PCT/US13/32297; USA, China, Korea, and Japan).
Inventors: George M. Whitesides, Carina R. Fish, Filip Ilievski, Lihua Jin, Ramses V. Martinez, Stephen Morin, Rui Nunes, Robert Foster Shepherd, Zhigang Suo, and Adam A. Stokes.
Filed: March 15, 2013
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
9. Apparatus, System, and Method for Providing Fabric Elastomer Composites as Pneumatic Actuators (European Patent Application No. 13711184.5; Provisional International Patent Application Number: PCT/US13/28250; USA, Europe, China, and Korea).
Inventors: Ramses V. Martinez and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: February 28, 2013
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
10. Flexible Electronic Strain-Limiting Layer for Soft Actuators (Provisional Application Serial Number: 62/040,905).
Inventors: Joshua Aaron Lessing, Ramses V. Martinez, Alok S. Tayi, Jason Ming Ting, and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: August 22, 2014
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
11. Phase-transforming and Switchable Metamaterials (United States Patent Application No. 62/200,466).
Inventors: Katia Bertoldi, Lihua Jin, Ramses V. Martinez, Zhigang Suo, George M. Whitesides and Dian Yang.
Filed: August 3, 2015
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 
12. System and Method for Fabrication of Miniature Endoscope using Nanoimprint Lithography (Provisional International Patent Application Number: PCT/US15/13853 [USA, China, Korea, and Japan]).
Inventors: Ramses V. Martinez and George M. Whitesides.
Filed: January 30, 2016
Assignees: President and Fellows of Harvard College
 

 

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