Book Chapters



J. Taylor, A. A. Wilson, T. Borca-Tasciuc, S. P. Moran, D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc, J. R. Maddux

“Novel Measurement Methods for Thermoelectric Power Generator Materials and Devices,”

 in Thermoelectrics for Power Generation - A Look at Trends in the Technology, editors Sergey Skipidarov and Mikhail Nikitin, InTech Publishing, Rijeka, Croatia (2016).


M. K. Jensen, Y. Peles, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and Satish G. Kandlikar

“Multiphase Flow, Evaporation, and Condensation at the Microscale”

in "Multiphase Flow, Surface and Interface Effects on ­Evaporation and Condensation" in Micro Process Engineering volume of the series: Advanced Micro and Nano Systems edited by Oliver Brand, Garry K. Fedder, Christofer Hierold, Jan G. Korvink, and Osamu Tabata (2006).


T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Chen

“Experimental Techniques for Thin-Film Thermal Conductivity Characterization”

in Thermal Conductivity: Theory, Properties and Applications, edited by Terry M. Tritt, Kluwer Academic /Plenum Publishers, which is the 13th volume of the series: Physics of Solids and Liquids.(2004)



Journal Publications (Link to Google Scholar)






90. A. Wilson and T. Borca-Tasciuc,

“Quantifying non-contact tip-sample thermal exchange parameters for accurate scanning thermal microscopy with heated microprobes,”

Review of Scientific Instruments-in press 2017 (Link).


89. A. Gaul, Q. Peng, D. J. Singh, G. Ramanath, and T. Borca-Tasciuc,

“Pressure-induced insulator-to-metal transitions for enhancing thermoelectric power factor in bismuth telluride-based alloys,”

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Vol. 19, 12784-12793, 2017 (Link).


88. C. L. Hapenciuc, T Borca-Tasciuc, and I. N. Mihailescu,

“The relationship between the thermoelectric generator efficiency and the device engineering figure of merit Zd, eng. The maximum efficiency h max,”

AIP Advances, Vol. 7, 045007 1-14, 2017 (Link).


87. T. Cardinal, M. Kwan, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath,

“Multifold Electrical Conductance Enhancements at Metal-Bismuth Telluride Interfaces Modified Using an Organosilane Monolayer,”

 ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 9, 2001-2005, 2017 (Link).





86. T. Cardinal, M. Kwan, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath,

“Effect of molecular length on the electrical conductance across metal-alkanedithiol Bi2Te3 interfaces,”

 Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 109, 173904 1-4, 2016 (Link).


85. Devender, P. Gehring, A. Gaul, A. Hoyer, K. Vaklinova, R. J. Mehta, M. Burghard, T. BorcaTasciuc, D. J. Singh, K. Kern, and G. Ramanath

“Harnessing Topological Band Effects in Bismuth Telluride Selenide for Large Enhancements in Thermoelectric Properties through Isovalent Doping,”

Advanced Materials, 2016 (Link).


84. I. Seshadri, G. L. Esquenazi, T. Cardinal, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath

“Microwave synthesis of branched silver nanowires and their use as fillers for high thermal conductivity polymer composites,”
Nanotechnology, Vol. 27, 175601, 2016 (Link).


83. O. Eksik, S. F. Bartoluccib, T. Guptaa, H. Fard, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and N. Koratkar

“A novel approach to enhance the thermal conductivity of epoxy nanocomposites using graphene core–shell additives,”
Carbon, Vol. 101, 239-244, 2016 (Link).


82. T. Cardinal, Devender, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath

“Tailoring Electrical Transport Across Metal–Thermoelectric Interfaces Using a Nanomolecular Monolayer,”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 8, 4275–4279, 2016 (Link).


81. G. Gedler, M. Antunes, T. Borca-Tasciuc, J.I. Velasco, and R. Ozisik

“Effects of graphene concentration, relative density and cellular morphology on the thermal conductivity of polycarbonate–graphene nanocomposite foams,”

European Polymer Journal, Vol. 75, 190-199, 2016 (Link).


80. C. V. Manzano, B. Abad, M. M. Rojo, Y. R. Koh, S. Hodson, A. M. López Martinez, X. Xu, A. Shakouri, T. D. Sands, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and M. Martín-González

“Anisotropic Effects on the Thermoelectric Properties of Highly Oriented Electrodeposited Bi2Te3 Films,”
Scientific reports, Vol. 6, 19129, 2016 (Link).





79. I. Seshadri, G. L. Esquenazi, T. Borca-Tasciuc, P. Keblinski, and Ganpati Ramanath

“Multifold Increases in Thermal Conductivity of Polymer Nanocomposites through Microwave Welding of Metal Nanowire Fillers,”
Advanced Materials Interfaces, Vol. 2, 1500186 1-6, 2015 (Link).


78. Devender, K. Lofgreen, S. Devasenathipathy, J. Swan, R. Mahajan, T. Borca-Tasciuc and Ganpati Ramanath

“Enhanced interfacial thermal transport in pnictogen tellurides metallized with a lead-free solder alloy,”
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, Vol. 33, 060611, 2015 (Link).


77. M. Muñoz Rojo, C. Vicente Manzano, D. Granados, M. Rodriguez Osorio, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and M. Martin-Gonzalez

“High electrical conductivity in out of plane direction of electrodeposited Bi2Te3 films,”
AIP Advances, Vol. 5, 087142, 2015 (Link).


76. A. A. Wilson, M. Muñoz Rojo, Begoña Abad, J. Andrés Perez, J. Maiz, J. Schomacker, M. Martín-Gonzalez, D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Thermal conductivity measurements of high and low thermal conductivity films using a scanning hot probe method in the 3ω mode and novel calibration strategies,”
Nanoscale, Vol. 7, 15404-15412, 2015 (Link).


75. J. Maiz, M. Muñoz Rojo, B. Abad, A. Wilson, A. Nogales, D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and Martín-González

 “Enhancement of thermoelectric efficiency of doped PCDTBT polymer films,”
RSC Advances, Vol. 5, 66687-66694, 2015 (Link).


74. F. Lai, T. Borca-Tasciuc, S. Iruvanti, and J. Plawsky

 “On the sintering of gold nanorod assemblies towards continuous networks,”
RSC Advances, Vol. 5, 55678-55685, 2015 (Link).


73. Devender, R. J. Mehta, K. Lofgreen, R. Mahajan, M. Yamaguchi, T. Borca-Tasciuc and G. Ramanath

 “Effects of chemical intermixing on electrical and thermal contact conductances at metallized bismuth and antimony telluride interfaces,”

Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A Vol. 33, 020605 1-6, (2015) (Link).


72. S, Vafaei, K. Chinnathambi, and T. Borca-Tasciuc

 “Liquid-gas surface tension voltage dependence during electrowetting on dielectric testing of water and 5-90 nm gold nanofluids,”

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, in press, 2015 (Link).


71. F. Lai, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and J. Plawsky

 “Controlling directed self-assembly of gold nanorods in patterned PS-b-PMMA thin films,”
Nanotechnology, Vol. 26, 055301 1-9, 2015 (Link).


70. M. M. Rojo, J. J. Romero, D. Ramos, D. Borca-Tasciuc, T. Borca-Tasciuc and M. Martín-González

 “Modeling of transient thermoelectric transport in Harman method for films and nanowires,”
International Journal of Thermal Science, Vol. 89, 193-202, 2015 (Link).





69. S. Vafaei, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and D. Wen

“Investigation of nanofluid bubble characteristics under non-equilibrium conditions,”
Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Vol. 86, 116-124, 2014 (Link).


68. J. Gao, P. K. Chow, A. V. Thomas, T.-M. Lu, T. Borca-Tasciuc and N. Koratkar

“Reduced stability of copper interconnects due to wrinkles and steps on hexagonal boron nitride substrates,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 105, 0123108, 1-5, 2014 (Link).


67. M. M. Rojo, J. Martín, S. Grauby, T. Borca-Tasciuc,   S. Dilhaire and   M. Martin-Gonzalez

“Decrease in thermal conductivity in polymeric P3HT nanowires by size-reduction induced by crystal orientation: new approaches towards thermal transport engineering of organic materials,”

Nanoscale, Vol. 6, 7858-7865, 2014 (Link).


66. G. Xin, H. Sun, T. Hu, H. R. Fard, X. Sun, N. Koratkar, T. Borca-Tasciuc and J. Lian

Large-Area Freestanding Graphene Paper for Superior Thermal Management,”

Advanced Materials, Vol. 26, 4521–4526, 2014 (Link).


65. I. Seshadri, G. L. Esquenazi, T. Borca-Tasciuc, P. Keblinski, and G. Ramanath

“Softening in silver-nanowire-filled polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 105, 0513110, 1-5, 2014 (Link).


64. D. Music, F. H.-U. Basse, L. Han, Devender, T. Borca-Tasciuc, J. J. Gengler, A. A. Voevodin, G. Ramanath and J. M. Schneider

“Multifold Seebeck increase in RuO2 films by quantum-guided lanthanide dilute alloying,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 104, 053903, 1-5, 2014 (Link).


63. K. Pashayi,   H. R. Fard,   F. Lai,   S. Iruvanti,   J. Plawsky and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Self-Constructed Tree-Shape High Thermal Conductivity Nanosilver Networks in Epoxy,”

Nanoscale, Vol. 6, 4292-4296, 2014 (Link).


62. P. Jood, R. J. Mehta, Y. Zhang, T. Borca-Tasciuc, S. X. Dou, D. J. Singh, G. Ramanath

“Heavy Element Doping for Enhancing Thermoelectric Properties of Nanostructured Zinc Oxide,”

RSC Advances, Vol. 4, 6363-6368, 2014 (Link).


61. L. Ren, K. Pashayi, H. R. Fard, S. P. Kotha, T. Borca-Tasciuc, R. Ozisik

“Engineering the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion and Thermal Conductivity of Polymers Filled with High Aspect Ratio Silica Nanofibers,”

Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 58, 228-234, 2014 (Link).


60. S. Vafaei and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Role of Nanoparticles on Nanofluid Boiling Phenomenon: Nanoparticle Deposition,”

Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Vol. 92, 842–856, 2014 (Link)





59. H. R. Fard, N. Becker, A. Hess, K. Pashayi1, T. Proslier, M. Pellin and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Thermal Conductivity of Er+3:Y2O3 films grown by Atomic Layer Deposition,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, 193109 1-5, 2013 (Link).


58. I. Seshadri, T. Borca-Tasciuc, P. Keblinski and G. Ramanath

“Interfacial thermal conductance-rheology nexus in metal-contacted nanocomposites,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, 173113 1-4, 2013 (Link).


57. I. Seshadri, A. Gardner, R. J. Mehta, R. Swartout, P. Keblinski, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath,

“Gating Heat Transport by Manipulating Convection in a Magnetic Nanofluid,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, 203111 1-4, 2013 (PDF).


56. T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Scanning Probe Methods for Thermal and Thermoelectric Property Measurements,”

for the volume Experimental Techniques for Micro/Nanoscale Thermal and Thermoelectric Measurements

Annual Reviews of Heat Transfer, Vol. 16, 211-258, Invited paper, 2013 (Link).


55. N. Balachander, I. Seshadri, R. J. Mehta, L. S. Schadler, T. Borca-Tasciuc, P. Keblinski, and G. Ramanath

“Nanowire-Filled Polymer Composites with Ultrahigh Thermal Conductivity,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, 093117 1-5, 2013 (PDF).




54. W. Sano, Z. Szabo, D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc, and T. Borca-Tasciuc

 “Introducing Nanotechnology into the Thermal and Fluids Curricula: Pool Boiling Heat Transfer in Nanofluids,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol. 40, 276-288, 2012 (Link).


53. R. J. Mehta, Y. Zhang, H. Zhu, D. S. Parker, M. Belley, D. J. Singh, R. Ramprasad, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath

Seebeck and Figure of Merit Enhancement in Nanostructured Antimony Telluride by Antisite Defect Suppression through Sulfur Doping,”

Nano Letters, Vol. 12, 4523–4529, 2012 (PDF).


52. Yanliang Zhang, Rutvik J. Mehta, Matthew Belley, Liang Han, Ganpati Ramanath, and Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

“Lattice Thermal Conductivity Diminution and High Thermoelectric Power Factor Retention in Nanoporous Macroassemblies of Sulfur-Doped Bismuth Telluride Nanocrystals”

 Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 100, 1193113 1-4, 2012 (PDF).


51. Kamyar Pashayi, Hafez Raeisi Fard, Fengyuan Lai, Sushumna Iruvanti, Joel Plawsky, and Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

“High Thermal Conductivity Epoxy-Silver Composites Based on Self-Constructed Nanostructured Metallic Networks”

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 111, 104310 1-6, 2012 (PDF).


50. Rutvik J. Mehta, Yanliang Zhang, Chinnathambi Karthik, Binay Singh, Richard W. Siegel, Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc & Ganpati Ramanath

“A New Class of Doped Nanobulk High-Figure-of-Merit Thermoelectrics by Scalable Bottom-up Assembly”

 Nature Materials, Vol. 11, 233-240, 2012 (Link).



49. Priyanka Jood, Rutvik J. Mehta, Yanliang Zhang, Germanas Peleckis, Xiaolin Wang, Richard W. Siegel, Theo Borca-Tasciuc, Shi Xue Dou and Ganpati Ramanath

“Al-doped Zinc Oxide Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties”

 Nanoletters, Vol. 11, 4337, 2011 (PDF).


48. Karthik, C., Jiang, W., Mehta, R. J., Castillo, E. E., and Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Ramanath, G

 “Threshold Conductivity Switching in Sulfurized Antimony Selenide Nanowires”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 99, 103101, 2011. (PDF)


47. Purkayastha, A., Jain, A., Hapenciuc, C. L., Buckley, R. Singh, B., Karthik, C., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Ramanath, G.,

“Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Thin Film Assemblies of Bismuth Telluride Nanopolyhedra

Chemistry of Materials Vol. 23, 3029, 2011. (PDF)


46. F. Yavari, H. Raeisi Fard, K. Pashayi, M. A. Rafiee, A. Zamiri, Z. Yu, R. Ozisik, T. Borca-Tasciuc and N. Koratkar

“Enhanced Thermal Conductivity in a Nanostructured Phase Change Composite due to Low Concentration Graphene Additives”

 J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 115, 8753, 2011. (PDF)


45. S. Vafaei, D. Wen, and T. Borca-Tasciuc

Nanofluid Surface Wettability Through Asymptotic Contact Angle”

Langmuir, Vol. 27, 2211, 2011. (PDF)


44. Y. Zhang, E. Castillo, R. Mehta, G. Ramanath, and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“A Non-Contact Thermal Microprobe for Local Thermal Conductivity Measurement”

Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 82, 024902, 2011. (PDF)




43. F. Yavari, C. Kritzinger, C. Gaire, L. Song, H. Gulapalli, T. Borca-Tasciuc, P. M. Ajayan, and N. Koratkar,

“Tunable Band Gap in Graphene by the Controlled Adsorption of Water Molecules”

Small, Vol. 6, 2535-2538, 2010. (PDF)


42. R. J. Mehta, C. Karthik, W. Jiang, B. Singh, Y. Shi, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath

”High Electrical Conductivity Antimony Selenide Nanocrystals and Assemblies”

Nanoletters, Vol. 10, 4417–4422, 2010. (PDF)


41.  R. J. Mehta, C. Karthik, B. Singh, R. Teki, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and G. Ramanath

Seebeck Tuning in Chalcogenide Nanoplate Assemblies by Nanoscale Heterostructuring

ACS Nano, Vol. 4, 5055–5060, 2010. (PDF)


40. S. Vafaei, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and D. Wen

“Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Quasi Steady State Bubble Growth on Top of Submerged Stainless Steel Nozzles”

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 369, 11, 2010. (PDF)


39. E. E. Castillo, C. L. Hapenciuc, and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Thermoelectric Characterization by Transient Harman Method Under Non-Ideal Contact and Boundary Conditions”

 Review of Scientific instruments, Vol. 81, 044902, 2010. (PDF)


38. M. Mazumder, T. Borca-Tasciuc, S. Teehan, H. Efstathiadis, E. Stinzianni, and V. Solovyov

 “Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Si/SiC Amorphous Multilayer Films”

 Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, 093103, 2010. (PDF)


37. Y. Zhang, C. L. Hapenciuc, E. E. Castillo, T. Borca-Tasciuc, R. J. Mehta, C. Karthik, and G. Ramanath

“A Microprobe Technique for Simultaneously Measuring Thermal Conductivity and Seebeck Coefficient of Thin Films”

 Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, 062107, 2010. (PDF)


36. G. Ramanath, T. Wang, R. Mehta, C. Karthik, G. Pethuraja, S. Binay, J. Wei; N. Ravishankar,  and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Microsphere Bouquets of Bismuth Telluride Nanoplates: Room-Temperature Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties”

The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 114, 1796, 2010. (PDF)


35. S. K. Pal, S. Kar, S. Lastella, A. Kumar, R. Vajtai, S. Talapatra, T. Borca-Tasciuc, and P. M. Ajayan

“Importance of Cr2O3 Layer for Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on Superalloys

Carbon, Vol. 48, 844, 2010. (PDF)





34. S. Vafaei, A. Purkayastha, A. Jain, G. Ramanath and T. Borca-Tasciuc

“Effect of Nanoparticles on the Liquid-Gas Surface Tension of Bi2Te3 Nanofluids

Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, 1855702, 2009. (PDF)





33. A. Purkayastha, Q. Yan, D. D. Gandhi, H. Li, G. Pattanaik, T. Borca-Tasciuc, N. Ravishankar, G. Ramanath

 “Sequential organic-inorganic templating and thermoelectric properties of high-aspect-ratio single-crystal lead telluride nanorods,”

Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 20, 4791, 2008. (PDF)


32. Sunil K. Pal, Youngsuk Son, Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc, Diana-Andra Borca-Tasciuc, Swastik Kar, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel M. Ajayan

”Thermal and electrical transport along MWCNT arrays grown on Inconel substrates,”

Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 23, 2099, 2008. (Link)


31. Purkayastha, Q. Yan, M.S. Raghuveer, D. D. Gandhi, H. Li, Z. W. Liu, R. Ramanujan, T. Borca-Tasciuc and G. Ramanath

“Surfactant-directed synthesis of branched bismuth telluride/sulfide core-shell nanorods,”

Advanced Materials, Vol. 20, 2679, 2008. (Link)


30. Youngsuk Son, Sunil K. Pal, and Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc, Pulickel M. Ajayan, and Richard W. Siegel

”Thermal resistance of the native interface between vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotube arrays and their SiO2/Si substrate,”

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, 024911, 2008. (PDF).


29. Roday, P. A, Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Jensen, K, M.

“The Critical Heat Flux Condition With Water in Uniformly Heated Microtube,”

J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 130, 012901, 2008.(PDF)


28. Seongyul Kim, Sunil Pal, Pulickel Ajayan, Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc and Nikhil Koratkar

“Electrical Breakdown Gas Detector Featuring Carbon Nanotube Array Electrodes,”

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Vol. 8, 416–419, 2008. (PDF)


27. Pal, S. K., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Talapatra, S., Vajtai, R., Kar, S., Schadler, L. S., and Ajayan, P. M.

“Time and temperature dependence of MW-CNT growth on Inconel 600,”

Nanotechnology, Vol. 19, 045610, 2008. (PDF)


26. Joshi, A., Punyani, S., Bale, S. S., Yang, H., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Kane, R. S.

“Nanotube-assisted Protein Deactivation,”

Nature Nanotechnology, Vol.3, 41-45, 2008. (PDF)




25. Raj K Dash, T Borca-Tasciuc, A Purkayastha and G Ramanath

Electrowetting on dielectric-actuation of microdroplets of aqueous bismuth telluride nanoparticle suspensions,”

Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 475711, 2007. (PDF)


24. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Borca-Tasciuc, D.-A., and Chen G.

 “A Photothermoelectric Technique for Anisotropic Thermal Diffusivity Characterization of Nanowire/Nanotube Composites,” IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 30, 609-617, 2007. (PDF)


23. Borca-Tasciuc, T.,  Mazumder, M., Pal, S. K., Son, Y., L., Schadler, L. S., and Ajayan, P.

“Anisotropic thermal diffusivity characterization of aligned carbon nanotube-polymer composites”

(Invited) Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Vol. 7, 1581-1588, 2007. (PDF)





22. Purkayasthaa, A., Ganesana, P. G., Kumara, A., Kim, S., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Ramanath, G.

”Molecularly-protected bismuth telluride nanoparticles: microemulsion synthesis, and thermoelectric transport properties”

Advanced Materials, Vol. 18, 2958-2963, 2006. (PDF)


21. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Borca-Tasciuc, D.-A., Graham, S., Goods, G., Kelley, J., and Young, N.

“Dependence of Mechanical and Transport Properties of Ni Alloys on Electrodeposition Conditions and Temperature Annealing”

Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 15, 1051-1059, 2006. (PDF)


20. Takashiri, M., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Jacquot, A., Miyazaki, K., and Chen, G.

“Structure and thermoelectric properties of boron doped nanocrystalline Si0.8Ge0.2 silicon-germanium thin film”

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 100, 054315, 2006. (PDF).

19. Vafaei, S., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Podowski, M. Z., Purkayastha, A., Ramanath, G., and Ajayan, P. M.

“Effect of nanoparticles on sessile droplet contact angle”

Nanotechnology, Vol. 17, 2523-2527, 2006. (PDF)


18. Purkayastha, A., Lupo, F., Kim, S., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Ramanath, G.

“Low-temperature templateless synthesis of single-crystal bismuth telluride nanorods

Advanced Materials, Vol. 18, 496-500, 2006. (PDF)




17. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Vafaei, S., Borca-Tasciuc, D.-A., Wei, B. Q, Vajtai, R., and Ajayan, P.

“Anisotropic Thermal Diffusivity of aligned multiwall carbon nanotube arrays

 Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 98, 054309, 2005. (PDF)



16. Graham, S., Kelley, J. Yang, N., and Borca-Tasciuc, T.

“The Role of Microstructure in the Electrical and Thermal Conductivity of Ni-Alloys for LIGA Microsystems”

Microsystem Technologies Vol. 10, 510-516, 2004. (PDF)



15. Picu, R. C., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Pavel, M. C.

“Strain and size effects on heat transport in nanostructures”

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.93, 3535-3539, 2003. (PDF)



14. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Song, D. W., Meyer, J. R., Vurgaftman, I., Yang, M.-J., Nosho, B. Z., Whitman, L. J., Lee, H., Martinelli, R. U., Turner, G. W., Manfra, M. J., and Chen, G.

“Thermal Conductivity of AlAs0.07Sb0.93 and Al0.9Ga0.1As0.07Sb0.93 alloys and (AlAs)1/(AlSb)1 digital alloy superlattices

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 92, 4994-4998, 2002. (PDF)




13. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Achimov, D., Liu, W. L., Chen, G., Ren, H.-W., Lin, C.-H., and Pei, S. S.

“Thermal Conductivity of InAs/AlSb Superlattices

Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 5, 225-231, 2001. (PDF)


12. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Kumar, A. R., and Chen, G.

“Data Reduction in 3w Method for Thin-Film Thermal Conductivity Determination”

Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 72, 2139-2147, 2001. (PDF)


11. Liu, W. L., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Chen, G., Liu, J.L., and Wang, K. L.

”Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity of Ge-Quantum Dot and Symmetrically Strained Si/Ge superlattices

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 1, 39-42, 2001. (PDF)


10. Liu, J. L., Khitun, A., Wang, K. L., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Liu, W. L., Chen, G., and Yu, D. P.

“Growth of Ge quantum dot superlattices for thermoelectric applications”

Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 227-228, 1111-1115, 2001. (PDF)




9. Song, D. W., Liu, W. L., Zeng, T., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Chen, G., Caylor, J. C., and Sands, T. D.

"Thermal Conductivity of Skutterudite Thin Films and Superlattices"

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 77, 1-4, 2000. (PDF)


8. Borca-Tasciuc, T., Liu, W. L., Liu, J. L., Zeng, T., Song, D. W., Moore, C. D., Chen, G., Wang, K. L., Goorsky, M. S., Radetic, T., Gronsky, R., Sun, X., and Dresselhauss, M. S.

“Thermal Conductivity of Symmetrically Strained Si/Ge Superlattices

Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 28, 199-206, 2000. (PDF)


7. Chen, G., Zeng, T., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Song, D.

“Phonon Engineering in Nanostructures for Solid-State Energy Conversion”

Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 292, 155-161, 2000. (PDF)


6. Liu, J. L., Wang, K. L., Moore, C. D., Goorsky, M. S., Borca-Tasciuc, T., and Chen, G.

“Experimental Study of a Surfactant-Assisted SiGe Graded Layer and a Symmetrically Strained Si/Ge Superlattice for Thermoelectric Applications”

Thin-Solid Films, Vol. 369, 121-125, 2000. (PDF)




5. Chen, G., Borca-Tasciuc, T., Yang, B., Song, D., Liu, W. L., Zeng, T., and Achimov, D. A.

“Heat Conduction Mechanisms and Phonon Engineering in Superlattice Structures”

Thermal Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, 43-51, 1999.



4. Borca-Tasciuc, T. and Chen, G.

“Thin-film Thermophysical Property Characterization by Scanning Laser Thermoelectric Microscope

International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 19, 557-567, 1998. (PDF)


3. Chen, G. and Borca-Tasciuc, T.

“Applicability of Photothermal Radiometry for Temperature Measurement of Semiconductors”

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