Selected Publications

  1. M. Iansiti, A.T. Johnson, W.F. Smith, H. Rogalla, C.J. Lobb, and M. Tinkham, "Charging Energy and Phase Delocalization in Single Very Small Josephson Tunnel Junctions", Physical Review Letters, 59, 489 (1987)
  2. M. Iansiti, A.T. Johnson, W.F. Smith, C.J. Lobb, and M. Tinkham, "Possible Observation of Charging Energy Effects in Single Ultra-Small Josephson Tunnel Junctions", Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Low-Temperature Physics LT-18, Kyoto, 1987, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 26, Supplement 26-3, 1557 (1987)
  3. M. Iansiti, A.T. Johnson, W.F. Smith, C.J. Lobb, and M. Tinkham, "Charging Effects and Quantum Properties of Small Superconducting Tunnel Junctions", Phys. Rev. B39, 6465 (1989)
  4. W.F. Smith, T.S. Tighe, G.C. Spalding, M. Tinkham, and C.J. Lobb, "Quantum Magnetoresistance Fluctuations in an Amorphous metal", Physical Review B43, 12267 (1991).
  5. E.E. Ehrichs, W.F. Smith, and A. L. de Lozanne, "A Scanning Tunneling Microscope / Scanning Electron Microscope System for the Fabrication of Nanostructures", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B9, 1380 (1991).
  6. A. L. de Lozanne, W. F. Smith, and E. E. Ehrichs, "Synthesis and Study of Nanosructures, in Scanned Probe Microscopy" , edited by H. K. Wickramasinghe (AIP Conference Proceedings 241, 1992), p. 459 (Proc. Conf. on Scanned Probe Microscopies: STM and Beyond, Jan 6-11, 1991, Santa Barbara CA).
  7. W.F. Smith, E.E. Ehrichs, and A. L. de Lozanne, "Direct Writing of Nickel Wires Using a Scanning Tunneling Microscope / Scanning Electron Microscope System", Proc. Int. Symp. on Nanostructures and Mesoscopic Systems, May 19-24, 1991, Santa Fe, NM, ed. by W.P. Kirk and M.A. Reed, Academic Press, 1992, p. 85.
  8. E.E. Ehrichs, W.F. Smith, and A.L. de Lozanne, "Four-probe Resistance Measurements of Nickel Wires Written with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope / Scanning Electron Microscope System", presented at Int. Conf. on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Aug 12-16, 1991, Interlaken, Switzerland, Ultramicroscopy, 42-44, 1438 (1992).
  9. W.F. Smith, E.E. Ehrichs, and A.L. de Lozanne, "A Novel Ultrahigh Vacuum Manipulator Using A Shape-memory Alloy Actuator", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 10, 576 (1992).
  10. S. Yoon, W. F. Smith, M. Yoo, A. L. de Lozanne, R. Fainchtein, T. J. Kistenmacher, S. T. D'Arcangelis, and D. O. Cowan, "Anisotropy in the bc Plane of the Organic Superconductor k-(BEDT-TTF)2Cu(NCS)2 Revealed by Scanning Tunneling Microcscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy" , Phys. Rev. B. 47, 4802 (1993).
  11. A. L. de Lozanne, E. E. Ehrichs, and W. F. Smith, "Four-point Resistance Measurements of Wires Written with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope, in Atomic and Nanoscale Modification of Materials", ed. by Ph. Avouris, Kluwer Academic Pub., 1993.
  12. R. Fainchtein, S. T. D'Arcangelis, S. S. Yang, D. O. Cowan, S. Yoon, S. Pan, W. F. Smith, M. Yoo, and A. L. de Lozanne, "Scanning Tunneling and Force Microscopies of Low-dimensional Organic Conductors and Superconductors", proceedings of Scanned Probed Microscopies II, Jan. 18-19, 1993, Los Angeles CA, SPIE 1855, 129 (1993).
  13. S. Rubel, M. Trochet, E. E. Ehrichs, W. F. Smith, and A. L. de Lozanne, "Nanofabrication and Rapid Imaging with an STM", J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B12, 1894 (1994).
  14. W. F. Smith, "Book review of Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy", by C. J. Chen, Oxford University Press, New York, 1993.; Am. J. Phys.62, 573 (1994).
  15. W. F. Smith, M. C. Abraham, J. M. Sloan, and M. Switkes, "A simple retrofittable long-range x-y translation system for scanned probe microscopes", Rev. Sci. Inst. 67, 3599 (1996).
  16. J. M. Sloan and W. F. Smith, "Contrast mechanisms for scanning tunneling microscopy of biological molecules", Probe Microscopy 1, 11 (1997).
  17. W. F. Smith, B. G. Stokes, and J. F. Crawford, "Cryogenic substrate cooling or substrate heating without vacuum feedthroughs", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 18, 290 (2000).
  18.  W. F. Smith and B. W. Axelrod, "Measurements of the double piezoelectric effect", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 1772 (2000).
  19. A. T. Johnson, D. J. Bergeron, G. Grason, X. Chen, D. L. Pilloud, W. F. Smith, and P. L. Dutton, "Lateral conductivity measurements of synthetic peptide monolayers and the role of water in charge transport", Biophys. J. 78, 289A (Abstract of poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, February 12-16, 2000, New Orleans LA).
  20. M. Freitag, M. Radosavljevic, Y. Zhou, A. T. Johnson, and W. F. Smith, "Contolled creation of a carbon nanotube diode by a scanned gate", Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3326 (2001)
  21. A.D. Schwab, D.E. Smith, C.S. Rich, E.R. Young, W.F. Smith, and J.C. de Paula, "Porphyrin Nanorods", J. Phys. Chem. B 107, 11339 (2003).
  22. Y. Zhou, A.T. Johnson, J. Hone, and W.F. Smith, "Simple fabrication of molecular circuits by shadow mask evaporation", Nano Letters 3,1371 (2003).
  23. A. D. Schwab, D E. Smith, B. Bond-Watts, D. E. Johnston, J. Hone, A. T. Johnson, J. C. de Paula, W. F. Smith, "Photoconductivity of Self-Assembled Porphyrin Nanorods", Nano Letters 4, 1261-1265 (2004).
  24. D.E. Wagner, C.L. Phillips, W.M. Ali, G.E. Nybakken, E.D. Crawford, A.D. Schwab, W.F. Smith, and R. Fairman, "Toward the Development of Peptide Nanofilaments and Nanoropes as Smart Materials", PNAS 102, 12656-12661 (2005).
  25. D. J. Rigotti, B. Kokona, T. Horne, E. K. Acton, C. D. Lederman, K. A. Johnson, R. S. Manning, S. Amador Kane, W. F. Smith, and R. Fairman, "Quantitative AFM Image Analysis of Unusual Filaments Formed by the the Anathamoeba Castelanii Myosin II Rod Domain", Analytical Biochemistry 346, 189-200 (2005).
  26. W. F. Smith, "Organic Electronics: Self Assembly is Ready to Roll", Nature Nanotechnology 2, 77-78 (2007).  (A “News and Views” short review article, not peer-reviewed.)
  27. A. L. Yeats, A. D. Schwab, B. Massare, D. E. Johnston, A. T. Johnson, J. C. de Paula, and W. F. Smith, "Photoconductivity of self-assembled nanotapes made from meso-Tri(4-sulfonatophenyl)monophenylporphine", J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 2170-2176 (2008)

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Haverford College
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