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Review articles or book chapters:

 

[2] Y. Wang, A. Vallabhaneni, B. Qiu, and X.L. Ruan, "Two-dimensional thermal transport in graphene: a review of numerical modeling studies", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 18, 155–182, (2014). (invited review paper) [PDF]

 

[1] T.L. Feng and X.L. Ruan, "Prediction of spectral phonon mean-free-path and thermal conductivity with applications to thermoelectrics and thermal management: a review", J. Nanomat. 2014, 206370 (2014). (invited paper) [PDF]

 


Journal papers:

 

2014:

  

[52] B.T. Spann, S.V. Bhat, Q. Nian, K.M. Rickey, G.J. Cheng, X.L. Ruan, and X.F. Xu, “Enhancing Photo-induced Ultrafast Charge Transfer across Heterojunctions of CdS and Laser-Sintered TiO2 Nanocrystals,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., in press (2014).

 

[51] P. Marepalli, B. Qiu, X.L. Ruan, and J.Y. Murthy, “Quantifying Uncertainty in Multiscale Heat Conduction Calculations”, J. Heat Transfer, in press (2014).

 

[50] W. Park, J.N. Hu, L.A. Jauregui, X.L. Ruan, and Y.P. Chen, " Electrical and thermal conductivities of reduced graphene oxide/polystyrene composites", Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 113101 (2014). [PDF]

 

[49] Y. Wang, A. Vallabhaneni, B. Qiu, and X.L. Ruan, "Two-dimensional thermal transport in graphene: a review of numerical modeling studies", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 18, 155–182, (2014). (invited review paper) [PDF]

 

[48] T.L. Feng and X.L. Ruan, "Prediction of spectral phonon mean-free-path and thermal conductivity with applications to thermoelectrics and thermal management: a review", J. Nanomat. 2014, 206370 (2014). (invited review paper) [PDF]

 

[47] A. Sisto, X.L. Ruan, and T.S. Fisher, “Ab initio and Finite Element Predictions of Radiative Properties of Nanostructure Arrays: Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays”, J. Heat Transfer 136, 62702 (2014). [PDF]

 

[46] Y. Wang, A. Vallabhaneni, J. Hu, B. Qiu, Y. Chen and X.L. Ruan, “Phonon Lateral Confinement Enables Thermal Rectification in Asymmetric Single-Material Nanostructures”,  Nano Lett. 14, 592 (2014). [PDF]

 

[45] H. Bao, B. Duvvuri, M.H. Lou, and X.L. Ruan, "Effects of Randomness and Inclination on the Optical Properties of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 132, 22–27, 2014. [PDF]

 


2013:

 

[44] S. Finefrock#, Y. Wang#, J. Ferguson, J. Ward, H.Y. Fang, J. Pfluger, D. Dudis, X.L. Ruan*, Y. Wu*, “Measurement of thermal conductivity of PbTe nanocrystal coated glass fibers by the 3ω method”, Nano Lett. 13, 5006−5012, 2013. [PDF] (#co-first authors; *co-corresponding authors)

 

[43] J. Zuidema, X.L. Ruan, and T.S. Fisher, "Optical Properties of Ordered Carbon Nanotube Arrays Grown in Porous Anodic Alumina Templates", Optics Express 21, 22053-22062, 2013. [PDF]

 

[42] L.L. Chen, K.M. Rickey, Q. Zhao, C. Robinson, and X.L. Ruan, "Effects of Nanocrystal Shape and Size on the Temperature Sensitivity in Raman Thermometry", Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 083107, 2013. [PDF]

 

[41] H.Y. Fang, T.L. Feng, H.R. Yang, X.L. Ruan, and Y. Wu, “Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Compositional-Modulated Telluride Nanowire Heterostructures”, Nano Letters 13, 2058−2063, 2013. [PDF]

 

[40] Y.G. Wang, B. Qiu, A. McGaughey, X.L. Ruan and X.F. Xu, "Mode-Wise Phonon Properties of Bismuth Telluride", J. Heat Trans. 135, 091102, 2013. [PDF]

 

[39] A. Vallabhaneni, X.L. Ruan, J.F. Rhoads, and J.Y. Murthy, "Defect-induced mechanical mode splitting in carbon nanotube resonators", J. Vibration and Acoustics 135, 024504, 2013. [PDF]

 

[38] C. Muratore, V. Varshney , J.J. Gengler , J.J. Hu , J.E. Bultman, T.M. Smith, P.J. Shamberger, B. Qiu , X.L. Ruan , A.K. Roy, and A.A. Voevodin, "Cross-plane thermal properties of transition metal dichalcogenides", Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 081604, 2013. [PDF]

 

[37] A. Vallabhaneni, B. Qiu, J.N. Hu , Y.P. Chen, A.K. Roy, X.L. Ruan, "Interfacial Thermal Conductance Limit and Thermal Rectification across Vertical Carbon Nanotube/Graphene Nanoribbon -Silicon Interfaces", J. Appl. Phys. 113, 064311, 2013. [PDF]

 

[36] B. Spann, L.L. Chen, X.L. Ruan, and X.F. Xu, "Energy relaxation in CdSe nanocrystals: the effects of morphology and film preparation", Optics Express 21, A15-A22, 2013. [PDF]

 


2012:

 

[35] H. Bao, W.X. Zhang, L.L. Chen, H.X. Huang, C. Yang, and X.L. Ruan, "Investigation of the Optical Properties of Disordered Silicon Nanowire Mats", J. Appl. Phys. 112, 124301, 2012. [PDF]

 

[34] A. Vallabhaneni, X.L. Ruan, J.F. Rhoads, and J.Y. Murthy, "A Band-Pass Filter Approach within Molecular Dynamics for the Prediction of Intrinsic Quality Factors of Nano-Resonators", J. Appl. Phys., 112, 074301, 2012. [PDF]

 

[33] J.N. Hu, X.L. Ruan, and Y.P. Chen, "Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Rectification in Graphene Nanoribbons",  Int. J. Thermophys. 33, 986-991, 2012. [PDF]

 

[32] Y. Wang, B. Qiu, and X.L. Ruan, "Edge effect on thermal transport in graphene nanoribbons: A phonon localization mechanism beyond edge roughness scattering",  Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 013101, 2012. [PDF]

 

[31] B. Qiu, Y. Wang, Q. Zhao, and X.L. Ruan, "The effects of diameter and chirality on the thermal transport in free-standing and supported carbon-nanotubes", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 233105, 2012. [PDF].

 

[30] K. G. S. H. Gunawardana, K. Mullen, J.N. Hu, Y. Chen, and X.L. Ruan, "Tunable thermal transport and thermal rectification in strained graphene nanoribbons", Phys. Rev. B 85, 245417, 2012. [PDF]

 

[29] Y. Wang, X.L. Ruan, and A.K. Roy, "Two-temperature nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation of thermal transport across metal-nonmetal interfaces", Phys. Rev. B 85, 205311, 2012. [PDF]

 

[28] L.L. Chen, Q. Zhao, and X.L. Ruan, "Facile synthesis of ultra-small Bi2Te3 nanoparticles, nanorods, and nanoplates and their morphology dependent Raman spectroscopy", Mat. Lett. 82, 112-115, 2012. [PDF].

 

[27] H. Bao, B. Qiu, Y. Zhang, and X.L. Ruan, "A first-principles molecular dynamics approach for predicting optical phonon lifetimes and far-infrared reflectance of polar materials", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 2012. [PDF].

 

[26] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Reduction of Spectral Phonon Relaxation Times from Suspended to Supported Graphene", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 193101, 2012. [PDF].

 

[25] Y. Wang, S.Y. Chen, and X.L. Ruan, "Tunable Thermal Rectification in Graphene Nanoribbons through Defect Engineering: A Molecular Dynamics Study", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 163101, 2012. [PDF]

 

[24] B. Qiu, H. Bao, G.Q. Zhang, Y. Wu and X.L. Ruan, "Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Lattice Thermal Conductivity and Spectral Phonon Mean Free Path of PbTe: Bulk and Nanostructures", Comput. Mater. Sci. 53, 278-285, 2012. [PDF]

 


2011:

 

[23] J.N. Hu, Y. Wang, A. Vallabhaneni, X.L. Ruan, and Y.P. Chen, "Nonlinear thermal transport and negative differential thermal conductance in graphene nanoribbons," Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 113101, 2011. [PDF]

 

[22] G.G. Yadav, G.Q. Zhang, B. Qiu, J.A. Susoreny, X.L. Ruan, and Y. Wu, "Self-Templated Synthesis and Thermal Conductivity Investigation for Ultrathin Perovskite Oxide Nanowires," Nanoscale 3, 4078, 2011. [PDF]

 

[21] A. Vallabhaneni, J.F. Rhoads, J.Y. Murthy, and X.L. Ruan, "Observation of Nonclassical Scaling Laws in the Quality Factors of Cantilevered Carbon Nanotube Resonators," J. Appl. Phys. 110, 034312, 2011. [PDF]

 

[20] L.L. Chen, H. Bao, T.Z. Tan, O.L. Prezhdo, and X.L. Ruan, "Shape and Temperature Dependence of Hot Carrier Relaxation Dynamics in Spherical and Elongated CdSe Quantum Dots," J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 11400–11406, 2011. [PDF]

 

[19] B. Qiu, L. Sun, and X.L. Ruan, "Lattice thermal conductivity reduction in Bi2Te3 quantum wires with smooth and rough surfaces: A molecular dynamics study," Phys. Rev. B 83, 035312, 2011. [PDF]

 


2010:

 

[18] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Thermal conductivity prediction and analysis of few-quintuple Bi2Te3 thin films: a molecular dynamics study," Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 183107, 2010. [PDF]

 

[17] J.N. Hu, S. Schiffli, A. Vallabhaneni, X.L. Ruan, and Y.P. Chen, "Tuning the thermal conductivity of graphene nanoribbons by edge passivation and isotope engineering: A molecular dynamics study", Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 133107, 2010. [PDF]

 

[16] H. Bao and X.L. Ruan, "Enhanced optical absorption in disordered vertical silicon nanowire arrays for photovoltaic applications," Opt. Lett. 35, 3378-3380, 2010. [PDF]

 

[15] W.Z. Wu, H.A. Ye, and X.L. Ruan, "Luminescence dynamics of Te doped CdS quantum dots at different doping levels," Nanotechnology 21, 265704, 2010. [PDF]

 

[14] H. Bao, X.L. Ruan, and T.S. Fisher, "Optical properties of ordered vertical arrays of multiwall carbon nanotubes", Optics Express 18, 6347-6359, 2010. [PDF]

 

[13] H. Bao and X.L. Ruan, "Ab initio calculations of thermal radiative properties: the semiconductor GaAs," Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 53, 1308-1312, 2010. [PDF]

 


2009:

 

[12] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Molecular dynamics simulations of the thermal conductivity of Bi2Te3 using two-body interatomic potnetials," Phys. Rev. B 80, 165203, 2009. [PDF]

 

[11] J.N. Hu, X.L. Ruan and Y.P. Chen, "Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Rectification in Graphene Nanoribbons: a Molecular Dynamics Study", Nano Lett. 9, 2730-2735, 2009. [PDF]

 

[10] H. Bao, B.F. Habenicht, O.V. Prezhdo, and X.L. Ruan, "Temperature dependence of hot carrier relaxation in a PbSe nanocrystal: an ab initio study," Phys. Rev. B 79, 235306-1-7, 2009. [PDF]

 


2008:

 

[9] H. Bao, X.L. Ruan, and M. Kaviany, Theory of the broadening of vibrational spectra induced by lowered symmetry in yttria nanostructures, Phys. Rev. B 78, 125417-1-7, 2008. [PDF]

 

[8] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Ab Initio Calculations of the Photon-Electron-Phonon Interactions in Laser Cooling of Ion-Doped Solids, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 5, 221-229, 2008. [PDF]

 


2007:

 

[7] X.L. Ruan, S.C. Rand, and M. Kaviany, Entropy and Efficiency of Laser Cooling of Solids, Phys. Rev. B 75, 214304-1-9, 2007. [PDF]

 

[6] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Advances in Laser Cooling of Solids, J. Heat Transfer -Transactions of the ASME 129, 3-10, 2007. [PDF]

 


2006:

 

[5] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Enhanced Laser Cooling of Rare-earth-ion-doped Nanocrystalline Powders, Phys. Rev. B 73, 155422-1-15, 2006. [PDF]

 


2005:

 

[4] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Enhanced Nonradiative Relaxation and Photoluminescence Quenching in Random, Doped Nanocrystalline Powders, J. Appl. Phys. 97, 104331-1-8, 2005. [PDF]

 

[3] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Photon Localization and Electromagnetic Field Enhancement in Laser-Irradiated, Random Porous Media, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 9, 63-84, 2005. [PDF]  

 


2004:

 

[2] S. Redmond, S.C. Rand, X.L. Ruan, and M. Kaviany, Multiple Scattering and Nonlinear thermal Emission of Yb3+,Er3+:Y2O3 Nanopowders, J. Appl. Phys. 95, 4069-4077, 2004. [PDF

 


2002:

 

[1] Y.Q. Gu, X.L. Ruan and L. Han, Imaging of Thermal Conductivity with Sub-micrometer Lateral Resolution Using Scanning Thermal Microscopy, Int. J. Thermophysics 23, 1115-1124, 2002. [PDF]

 


Conference papers:

 

2011:

 

[31] Liangliang Chen, Yiwen Chen, and Xiulin Ruan, “Size and Temperature Dependent Phonon Spectra of Spherical CdSe Quantum Dots prepared via a Refined Phosphonic Acid assisted Organometallic Route”, ASME paper IMECE2011- 64562, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Mechanical Engineering Congress  & Exposition, Denver, CO, November, 2011.

 

[30] Aaron Sisto, Xiulin Ruan, Timothy Fisher, and Jeffrey Neaton, “Predicting the optical properties of nanostructured metamaterials: Single-walled carbon nanotube arrays”, ASME paper IMECE2011- 64011, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Mechanical Engineering Congress  & Exposition, Denver, CO, November, 2011.

 

[29] Hua Bao, Bo Qiu, and Xiulin Ruan, “Far Infrared Spectra of Ionic Materials from First Principles Simulations”, ASME paper IMECE2011- 63959, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Mechanical Engineering Congress  & Exposition, Denver, CO, November, 2011.

 

[28] Yan Wang and Xiulin Ruan, “Role of Edge Chirality and Isotope Doping in Thermal Transport and Thermal Rectification in Graphene Nanoribbons”, ASME paper IMECE2011- 63169, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Mechanical Engineering Congress  & Exposition, Denver, CO, November, 2011.

 

[27] Bo Qiu and Xiulin Ruan, “Mechanism of Thermal Conductivity Reduction From Suspended to Supported Graphene: a Quantitative Spectral Analysis of Phonon Scattering”, ASME paper IMECE2011-62963, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Mechanical Engineering Congress  & Exposition, Denver, CO, November, 2011.

 

[26] Bo Qiu and Xiulin Ruan, “Thermal Transport in Few-Quintuple Bi2Te3 Thin Films and Nanoribbons”, ASME paper AJTEC2011-44540, Proceedings of the ASME-JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March, 2011.

 

[25] Ajit Vallabhaneni, Jiuning Hu, Yong Chen, and Xiulin Ruan, “Thermal Rectification In Graphene And Carbon Nanotube Systems Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, ASME paper AJTEC2011-44521, Proceedings of the ASME-JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March, 2011.

 


2010:

[24] Ajit Vallabhaneni, Jeff Rhoads, Xiulin Ruan, and Jayathi Murthy, “Unusual scaling observations in the quality factors of cantilevered carbon nanotube resonators”, ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, Canada, November, 2010.

 

[23] Hua Bao, Xiulin Ruan, and Timothy Fisher, “Thermal radiative properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube arrays”, International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington DC, August, 2010.

 

[22] Liangliang Chen, Hua Bao, Oleg Prezhdo, and Xiulin Ruan, “Shape and temperature dependence of hot electron relaxation in CdSe spherical and elongated quantum dots”, SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference, San Diego, August, 2010.

 

[21] Hua Bao and Xiulin Ruan, “Enhanced light absorption in disordered silicon nanowire arrays for photovoltaic applications”, SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference, San Diego, August, 2010.

 


2009:

 

[20] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Molecular dynamics simulations of the thermal conductivity of Bi2Te3 nanowires," ASME paper IMECE2009-12865, Proceedings of the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, November, 2009.

 

[19] Jiuning Hu, Xiulin Ruan, Zhigang Jiang and Yong P. Chen, "Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Melting and Vacancy Movement
in Graphene Nanoribbons", submitted to 30-th International Thermal Conductivity Conference (2009)

 

[18] Jiuning Hu, Xiulin Ruan, Zhigang Jiang and Yong P. Chen, "Negative Differential Thermal Conductance in Graphene Nanoribbons: Toward Graphene Thermal Circuits", 2009 TECHCON Conference.

 

[17] H. Bao, B.F. Habenicht, O.V. Prezhdo, and X.L. Ruan, and X.F. Xu, "Suppression of electron-phonon coupling in quantum dot photovoltaic materials towards enhanced efficiency," Proceedings of the 2009 SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference, invited talk, San Diego, California, August 2-6, 2009.

 

[16] H. Bao, B.F. Habenicht, O.V. Prezhdo, and X.L. Ruan, "Temperature dependence of hot carrier relaxation in a PbSe nanocrystal: an ab initio study," ASME paper HT2009_88134, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, California, July 19-23, 2009.

 

[15] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Molecular dynamics simulations of the thermal conductivity of Bi2Te3 bulk and nanostructures," ASME paper HT2009-88157, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, California, July 19-23, 2009.

 

[14] B. Qiu and X.L. Ruan, "Molecular dynamics simulations of the thermal conductivity of Bi2Te3 using two-body interatomic potnetials," ASME paper UECTC-RE T5-S6-0406, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME US-EU-China Thermophysics Conference- Renewable Energy, Beijing, China, May 28-30, 2009.

 

[13] H. Bao, B.F. Habenicht, O.V. Prezhdo, and X.L. Ruan, "Temperature dependence of hot carrier relaxation in a PbSe nanocrystal: an ab initio study," ASME paper UECTC-RE T6-S28-0156, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME US-EU-China Thermophysics Conference- Renewable Energy, Beijing, China, May 28-30, 2009.

 

[12] H. Bao and X.L. Ruan, "Radiative Properties of GaAs From First Principles Calculations," ASME paper UECTC-RE T2-S26-0155, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME US-EU-China Thermophysics Conference- Renewable Energy, Beijing, China, May 28-30, 2009.

 

[11] Jiuning Hu, Xiulin Ruan, Zhigang Jiang and Yong P. Chen, "Molecular Dynamics Calculation of Thermal Conductivity of Graphene Nanoribbons", Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics, AIP Conf. Proc., Vol. 1173, 135 (2009)

 


2008:

 

[10] Bo Qiu, Hua Bao and Xiulin Ruan, "Multiscale-Simulations of Thermoelectric Properties of PbTe," ASME Energy Nanotechnology International Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, 2008.

 

[9] H. Bao and X.L. Ruan, Radiative Properties of GaAs From First Principles Calculations, ASME paper HT2008-56341, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, August 10-14, 2008.

 


2007:

 

[8] H. Bao and X.L. Ruan, Ab inito Calculations of Optical Properties of Solid State Laser Materials, ASME Paper IMECE2007-43856, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

 

[7] X.L. Ruan, S.C. Rand, and M. Kaviany, Entropy and Efficiency of Laser Cooling of Solids, ASME Paper IMECE2007-43833, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

 

[6] X.L. Ruan, H. Bao, and M. Kaviany, Boundary-Induced Vibrational Spectra Broadening of Nanostructures, ASME Paper IMECE2007-41701, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

 


2005:

 

[5] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Enhanced Laser Cooling of Ion-Doped Nanopowders, ASME Paper IMECE2005-81939, Proceedings of the 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, November 5-11, 2005. [PDF]

 


2004:

 

[4] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Temperature-Dependent Luminescence Quenching in Random, Nano Porous Media, ASME Paper IMECE2004-60363, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, November 13-29, 2004. [PDF

 


2003:

 

[3] X.L. Ruan and M. Kaviany, Dependent Scattering and Field Enhancement in Monochromatic Irradiated, Random Porous Media, ASME Paper HT2003-47233, Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-23, 2003. [PDF

 


2001:

 

[2] Y.Q. Gu, X.L. Ruan and L. Han, Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Solid Materials on a Micro-scale, Proceedings of the 6Th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference, 2001.

 


2000:

 

[1] Y.Q. Gu, D.Z. Zhu, L. Han, X.L. Ruan, and X.Y. Sun, Imaging of Thermal Conductivity with Lateral Resolution of Sub-Micrometer using Scanning Thermal Microscopy, Proceedings of the Fourteenth Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, Colorado, June 25-30, 2000. [PDF]

 

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