Publications

 

Below is a list of Prof. Carpick’s publications. Most are available as .pdf downloads. If the article is not available, click here to request reprints by email.

Peer-Reviewed Research Publications – Accepted or Published (* – invited paper)
Invited Perspectives
Invited Technical Magazine Articles
Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
Conference Papers
Books/Chapters in Books (* – invited chapter in book)
Educational Publications
Patents

Publications

Publications in Refereed Journals/Transactions (* – invited paper)

  1. A practical method to limit tip-sample contact stress and prevent wear in amplitude modulation atomic force microscopy, V. Vahdat and R.W. Carpick, ACS Nano, in press (2013). [pdf]
  2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn403435z
  3. Wear, plasticity, and rehybridization in tetrahedral amorphous carbon. T. Kunze, M. Posselt, S. Gemming, G. Seifert, A.R. Konicek, R.W. Carpick, L. Pastewka M. Moseler, Trib. Lett., 10.1007/s11249-013-0250-7 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-013-0250-7
  4. Thermally induced evolution of hydrogenated amorphous carbon. F. Mangolini, F. Rose, J. Hilbert, R.W. Carpick, Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 161605/1-4 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4826100
  5. Environmental dependence of atomic-scale friction at graphite surface steps, P. Egberts, Z. Ye, X.-Z. Liu, Y. Dong, A. Martini, R. W. Carpick, Phys. Rev. B, 88, 035409/1-0 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.88.035409
  6. Mechanics of interaction and atomic-scale wear of amplitude modulation atomic force microscopy probes. V. Vahdat, D.S. Grierson, K.T. Turner, R.W. Carpick, ACS Nano, 7, 3221–3235 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn305901n
  7. A numerical contact model based on real surface topography. C.K. Bora, M.E. Plesha, R.W. Carpick, Trib. Lett., 50, 331-347 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-013-0128-8 
  8. The effect of atomic-scale roughness on the adhesion of nanoscale asperities: A combined simulation and experimental investigation. T.D.B. Jacobs, K.E. Ryan, P.L. Keating, D.S. Grierson, J.A. Lefever, K.T. Turner, J.A. Harrison, R.W. Carpick, Trib. Lett., 50, 81-93 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-012-0097-3 
  9. Nanoscale wear as a stress-assisted chemical reaction. T.D.B. Jacobs and R.W. Carpick, Nature Nanotech., 8, 108-12 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2012.255
  10. Correlation between probe shape and atomic friction peaks at graphite step edges. Y. Dong, X.-Z. Li, P. Egberts, Z. Ye, R.W. Carpick, A. Martini., Trib. Lett. 50, 49-57 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-012-0072-z 
  11. Ultrananocrystalline diamond tip integrated onto a heated atomic force microscope cantilever. H.J. Kim, N. Moldovan, J.R. Felts, S. Somnath, Z. Dai, T.D. B. Jacobs, R.W. Carpick, J.A. Carlisle, and W.P. King, Nanotechnology, 23, 495302/1-9 (2012).
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/23/49/495302
  12. Adhesion of nanoscale asperities with power-law profiles. D.S. Grierson, J. Liu, R.W. Carpick, K.T. Turner, J. Mech. Phys. Sol., 61, 597-610, (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2012.09.003 
  13. Angle-resolved environmental X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy: A new laboratory setup for photoemission studies at pressures up to 0.4 Torr. F. Mangolini, J. Åhlund, G.E. Wabiszewski, V.P. Adiga,, P. Egberts, F. Streller, K. Backlund, P. Karlsson, B. Wannberg, and R.W. Carpick, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 83, 093112/1-10 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4754127 
  14. Tribological properties of nanodiamond-epoxy composites. I. Neitzel, V. Mochalin, J. A. Bares, R. W. Carpick, A. Erdemir, Y.Gogotsi. Trib. Lett., 47, 195–202 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-012-9978-8
  15. Nanocrystalline diamond AFM tip for chemical force microscopy: fabrication and photochemical functionalization. M.E. Drew, A.R. Konicek, P. Jaroenapibal, R.W. Carpick, Y. Yamakoshi. J. Mater. Chem., 22, 12682–88 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2jm16209a
  16. Controlling nanoscale friction through the competition between capillary adsorption and thermally-activated sliding. C. Greiner, J.R. Felts, Z. Dai, W.P. King, and R.W. Carpick. ACS Nano, 6, 4305–13 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn300869w 
  17. Influence of surface passivation on the friction and wear behavior of ultrananocrystalline diamond and tetrahedral amorphous carbon thin films. A.R. Konicek, D.S. Grierson, A.V. Sumant, T.A. Friedmann, J.P. Sullivan, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, W.G. Sawyer, and R.W. Carpick. Phys. Rev. B., 85, 155448/1-13 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.85.155448 
  18. Thermomechanical stability of ultrananocrystalline diamond. V.P. Adiga, S. Suresh, A. Datta, J.A. Carlisle, R.W. Carpick, J. Appl. Phys., 111, 054913/1-5 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3693308
  19. Wear-resistant nanoscale silicon carbide tips for scanning probe applications, M.A. Lantz, B. Gotsmann, P. Jaroenapibal, T.D.B. Jacobs, S.D. O’Connor, K. Sridharan, R.W. Carpick, Adv. Funct. Mater., 22, 1639–45 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201102383
  20. Advances in manufacturing of molded tips for scanning probe microscopy. N. Moldovan, Z. Dai, J.A. Carlisle, T.D.B. Jacobs, V. Vahdat, D.S. Grierson, J. Liu, K.T. Turner, R.W. Carpick, J. Microelectromech S., 21, 431-42 (2012). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/jmems.2011.2174430
  21. The vibrational properties and specific heat of ultrananocrystalline diamond based on molecular dynamics simulations. S.P. Adiga, V.P. Adiga, R.W. Carpick, and D.W. Brenner, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 21691–99 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp207424m
  22. Accelerating innovation: The Nanotechnology Institute. A.P. Green, E. Chen, K. Pourrezaei, M. Marcolongo, R.W. Carpick, Nanotech. Law & Business 8, 176-93 (2011). [pdf]
  23. On the origins of rate and state friction: Frictional ageing from interfacial bonding. Q. Li, T.E. Tullis, D. Goldsby, R.W. Carpick, Nature, 480, 233-36 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature10589 
  24. Atomic friction modulation on the reconstructed Au (111) surface. Q. Li, Y. Dong, A. Martini, R.W. Carpick, Tribol. Lett. 43, 369-78 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-011-9824-4 
  25. Near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure imaging of spherical and flat counterfaces of ultrananocrystalline diamond tribological contacts: A correlation of surface chemistry and friction A.R. Konicek, C. Jaye, M.A. Hamilton, W.G. Sawyer, D.A. Fischer and R.W. Carpick, Tribol. Lett., 44, 99-106 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-011-9832-4
  26. Speed dependence of atomic stick-slip friction in optimally matched experiments and molecular dynamics simulations. Q. Li, Y. Dong, D. Perez, A. Martini, R. W. Carpick, Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 126101/1-4 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.126101 
  27. Substrate effect on thickness-dependent friction on graphene. Q. Li, C. Lee, R.W. Carpick, and J. Hone. Phys. Stat. Sol. B, 247, 2909-14 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssb.201000555 
  28. Local nanoscale heating modulates single-asperity friction. C. Greiner, J.R. Felts, Z. Dai, W.P. King, and R.W. Carpick, Nano Lett., 10, 4640-45 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl102809k
  29. Method for characterizing nanoscale wear of atomic force microscope tips. J. Liu, J. Notbohm, K.T. Turner and R.W. Carpick, ACS Nano, 4, 3763-72 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn100246g
  30. * Atomistic origins of adhesion for diamond and nanocomposite diamond surfaces. J.A. Harrison, R.J. Cannara, G. Gao, P. Piotrowski, D. Schall, J. Urban and R.W. Carpick, J. Adhes. Sci. Technol., 24, 2471-98 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/016942410X508208 
  31. On the application of transition state theory to atomic-scale wear. T.D. Jacobs, B. Gotsmann, M.A. Lantz and R.W. Carpick, Tribol. Lett., 39, 257-71 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-010-9635-z
  32. Wear resistant diamond nanoprobe tips with integrated silicon heater for tip-based nanomanufacturing. P.C. Fletcher, J.R. Felts, Z. Dai, T.D. Jacobs, H. Zeng, W. Lee, P.E. Sheehan, J.A. Carlisle, R.W. Carpick and W.P. King, ACS Nano, 4, 3338-44 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn100203d
  33. Preventing nanoscale wear of atomic force microscopy tips through the use of monolithic ultrananocrystalline diamond probes. J. Liu, D. S. Grierson, N. Moldovan, J. Notbohm, S. Li, P. Jaroenapibal, S. D. O’Connor, A. V. Sumant, N. Neelakantan, J. A. Carlisle, K. T. Turner, R. W. Carpick. Small, 6, 1140-9 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.200901673
  34. Frictional characteristics of atomically thin sheets. C. Lee, Q. Li, W. Kalb, X.-Z. Liu, H. Berger, R. W. Carpick, J. Hone. Science, 328, 76-80 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1184167
  35. Thermal stability and rehybridization of carbon bonding in tetrahedral amorphous carbon. D. S. Grierson, A. V. Sumant, A. R. Konicek, T. A. Friedmann, J. P. Sullivan, R. W. Carpick. J. Appl. Phys., 107, 033523/1-5 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3284087 
  36. Ultralow nanoscale wear through atom-by-atom attrition in silicon-containing diamond-like carbon. H. Bhaskaran, B. Gotsmann, A. Sebastian, U. Drechsler, M.A. Lantz, M. Despont, P. Jaroenapibal, R.W. Carpick, Y. Chen, K. Sridharan. Nat. Nanotechnol., 5, 181-5 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2010.3
  37. Elastic and frictional properties of graphene. Changgu Lee, Xiaoding Wei, Qunyang Li, Robert Carpick, Jeffrey W. Kysar, James Hone. Phys. Status Solidi B, 246, 2562-67 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssb.200982329 
  38. Transformations in wrinkle patterns: Cooperation between nanoscale cross-linked surface layers and the submicrometer bulk in wafer-spun, plasma-treated polydimethylsiloxane. H. T. Evensen, H. Jiang, K. W. Gotrik, F. Denes, R. W. Carpick. Nano Lett., 9, 2884-90 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl901136u 
  39. Piezoelectric aluminum nitride nanoelectromechanical actuators. N. Sinha, G.E. Wabiszewski, R.Mahameed, V.V. Felmetsger, S.M. Tanner, R.W. Carpick, G. Piazza. Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 053106/1-3 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3194148 
  40. Characterization of microscale wear in a polysilicon-based MEMS device using AFM and PEEM-NEXAFS Spectromicroscopy. D.S. Grierson, A.R. Konicek, G.E. Wabiszewski, A.V. Sumant, M.P. de Boer, A.D. Corwin, R.W. Carpick. Tribol. Lett. 36, 233-8 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-009-9478-7 
  41. Mechanical stiffness and dissipation in ultrananocrystalline diamond microresonators. V.P. Adiga, A.V. Sumant, S. Suresh, C. Gudeman, O. Auciello, J.A. Carlisle, R.W. Carpick. Phys. Rev. B, 79, 245403/1-8 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.79.245403
  42. Analyzing the performance of diamond coated micro end mills. C.D. Torres, P.J. Heaney, A.V. Sumant, M.A. Hamilton, R.W. Carpick, F.E. Pfefferkorn. Int. J. Machine Tools Manufacture, 49, 599-612 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2009.02.001 
  43. Origin of ultralow friction and wear in ultrananocrystalline diamond. A. R. Konicek, D. S. Grierson, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, W. G. Sawyer, A. V. Sumant and R. W. Carpick. Phys. Rev. Lett., 100(23) 235502/1-4 (2008). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.235502 
  44. Diamond coatings for micro end mills: Enabling the dry machining of aluminum at the micro-scale. P.J. Heaney, A.V. Sumant, C.D. Torres, R.W. Carpick, F.E. Pfefferkorn, Diam. Rel. Mat., 17, 223-233 (2008). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2007.12.009
  45. * Invited Review Article: Recent advances in single-asperity nanotribology. I. Szlufarska, M. Chandross, R.W. Carpick, J. Phys D: Appl. Phys., 41 (2008). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/41/12/123001 
  46. Synthesis and characterization of smooth ultra-nanocrystalline diamond films via low pressure bias-enhanced nucleation and growth, Y. C. Chen, X. Y. Zhong, A. R. Konicek, D.S. Grierson, N. H. Tai, I. N. Lin, B. Kabius, J. M. Hiller, A. V. Sumant, R. W. Carpick, O. Auciello, Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 133113/1-3 (2008). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2838303 
  47. Negative stiffness and enhanced damping of individual multiwalled carbon nanotubes. H. W. Yap, R. S. Lakes, and R. W. Carpick, Phys. Rev. B, 77, 045423/1-7 (2008). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.77.045423 
  48. Surface chemistry and bonding configuration of ultrananocrystalline diamond surfaces and their effects on nanotribological properties. A. V. Sumant, D. S. Grierson, J. E. Gerbi, J. A. Carlisle, O. Auciello, and R. W. Carpick, Phys. Rev. B, 76, 235429/1-11 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.76.235429 
  49. Are diamonds a MEMS’ best friend? O. Auciello, S. Pacheco, A.V. Sumant, C. Gudeman, S. Sampath, A. Datta, R.W. Carpick, V.P. Adiga, P. Zurcher, Z. Ma, H.C. Yuan, J.A. Carlisle, B. Kabius, J. Hiller, S. Srinivasan, IEEE Microwave Magazine, 8 61-75 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/mmm.2007.907816 
  50. Dielectric properties of hydrogen-incorporated chemical vapor deposited diamond thin films. C. Liu, X. Xiao, J. Wang, B. Shi, V.P. Adiga, R.W. Carpick, J.A. Carlisle, and O. Auciello J. Appl. Phys., 102 074115/1-7 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2785874 
  51. Nanoscale friction varied by isotopic shifting of surface vibrational frequencies. R.J. Cannara, M.J Brukman, A.V. Sumant, K. Cimatu, S. Baldelli, and R.W. Carpick, Science, 318 (5851) 780-3 (2007). [pdf]
    [Supplementary Material]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1147550 
  52. Tribochemistry and material transfer for the ultrananocrystalline diamond-silicon nitride interface revealed by X-PEEM spectromicroscopy. D.S. Grierson, A.V. Sumant, A.R. Konicek, M. Abrecht, J. Birrell, O. Auciello, J.A. Carlisle, T.W. Scharf, M.T. Dugger, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, and R.W. Carpick. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 25 1700-5 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1116/1.2782428 
  53. * Invited Review Article: Nanotribology of carbon-based materials. D.S. Grierson and R.W. Carpick, Nano Today, 2 12-21 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1748-0132(07)70139-1 
  54. Nanotribology of octadecyltrichlorosilane monolayers and silicon: Self-mated vs. unmated interfaces and local packing density effects. E.E. Flater, W.R. Ashurst, and R.W. Carpick, Langmuir, 23 (18) 9242-52 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la063644e 
  55. Mechanical instabilities of individual multi-walled carbon nanotubes under uniaxial loading. H.W. Yap, R.S. Lakes, and R.W. Carpick, Nano Lett., 7 1149-54 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl062763b 
  56. Small amplitude reciprocating wear performance of diamond-like carbon films: Dependence of film composition and counterface material. J.A. Bares, A.V. Sumant, D.S. Grierson, R.W. Carpick, and K. Sridharan, Tribology Lett., 27 79-88 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s11249-007-9209-x
  57. Atomic-scale friction on diamond: A comparison of different sliding directions on (001) and (111) surfaces using MD and AFM. G. Gao, R.J. Cannara, R.W. Carpick, and J.A. Harrison, Langmuir, 23 (10), 5394-405 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la062254p 
  58. Surface composition, bonding, and morphology in the nucleation and growth of ultra-thin, high quality nanocrystalline diamond films. A.V. Sumant, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, D.S. Grierson, A.R. Konicek, M. Abrecht, J.E. Butler, T. Feygelson, S.S. Rotter, and R.W. Carpick, Diam. Rel. Mat., 16, 718-24 (2007). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2006.12.011 
  59. Predictions and observations of transitions in atomic-scale stick-slip friction. S.N. Medyanik, W.K. Liu, I.-H. Sung, and R.W. Carpick, Phys. Rev. Lett., 97 (13) 136106/1-4 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.136106 
  60. The use of tungsten interlayers to enhance the initial nucleation and conformality of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) thin films. N.N. Naguib, J.W. Elam, J. Birrell, J. Wang, D.S. Grierson, B. Kabius, J.M. Hiller, A.V. Sumant, R. W. Carpick, O. Auciello, and J.A. Carlisle, Chem. Phys. Lett., 430 (4-6) 345-50 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2006.08.137
  61. Lateral force calibration in atomic force microscopy: A new lateral force calibration method and general guidelines for optimization. R.J. Cannara, M. Eglin, and R.W. Carpick, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 77, 53701/1-11 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2198768
  62. Vibrations of the “beetle” scanning probe microscope: identification of a new mode, generalized analysis, and characterization methodology. M.J. Brukman and R.W. Carpick. Rev. Sci. Instrum., 77, 033706/1-7 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2183266 
  63. Growth of mechanically fixed and isolated vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes and nanofibers for nanomechanical testing by DC-plasma-enhanced hot filament chemical vapor deposition. H.Y. Yap, B. Ramaker, A.V. Sumant, and R.W. Carpick, Diam. Rel. Mater., 15 (10), 1622-1628 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2006.01.014
  64. Nanotribological properties of alkanephosphonic acid self-assembled monolayers on aluminum oxide: Effects of fluorination and substrate crystallinity. M.J. Brukman, G.O. Marco, T.D. Dunbar, L.D. Boardman, and R.W. Carpick, Langmuir, 22 3988-3998 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la052847k 
  65. Microparticle manipulation using inertial forces. M. Eglin, M.A. Eriksson, and R.W. Carpick, Appl. Phys. Lett., 88 091913/1-3 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2172401 
  66. In-situ wear studies of surface micromachined interfaces subject to controlled loading. E.E. Flater, A.D. Corwin, M.P. de Boer, and R.W. Carpick, Wear, 260 580-593 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2005.02.070
  67. Cantilever tilt compensation for variable-load atomic-force microscopy. R.J. Cannara, M.J. Brukman, and R.W. Carpick, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 76, 53706/1-6 (2005). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1896624 
  68. Multiscale roughness and modeling of MEMS interfaces. C. K. Bora, E.E. Flater, M.D. Street, J.M. Redmond, M.J. Starr, M.E. Plesha, and R.W. Carpick. Trib. Lett., 19, 37-48 (2005). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-005-4263-8
  69. Accounting for the JKR-DMT transition in adhesion and friction measurements with AFM. D.S. Grierson, E.E. Flater, and R.W. Carpick, J. Adhes. Sci. Technol., 19 (3-5) 291-311(2005). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1568561054352685 
  70. Toward the ultimate tribological interface: Surface chemical optimization and nanoscale single asperity properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond. A.V. Sumant, D.S. Grierson, J.E. Gerbi, J. Birrell, U.D. Lanke, O. Auciello, J.A. Carlisle, and R.W. Carpick, Adv. Mat., 17, 1039-1045 (2005). [pdf] [Supplementary Material]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.200401264 
  71. Phase imaging and the lever-sample tilt angle in dynamic atomic force microscopy. M.J. D’Amato, M.S. Marcus, M. A. Eriksson, and R.W. Carpick, Appl. Phys. Lett., 85 (20) 4738-40 (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1812839 
  72. The role of contaminants in the variation of adhesion, friction, and electrical conduction properties of carbide-coated scanning probe tips and Pt(111) in ultrahigh vacuum. M. Enachescu, R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron, J. Appl. Phys., 95 (12) 7694 (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1738536
  73. * Invited Review Article: Polydiacetylene films: A review of recent investigations into chromogenic transitions and nanomechanical properties. R.W. Carpick, D.Y. Sasaki, M.S. Marcus, M. A. Eriksson, and A.R. Burns. J. Phys.: Cond. Matt., 16,(23), R679 -R697 (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/16/23/R01 
  74. * Invited Review Article: Atomic-scale friction and its connection to fracture mechanics. R.W. Carpick, E.E. Flater, K. Sridharan, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron. JoM 56 (10) 48-52 (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-004-0291-3
  75. In-plane contributions to phase contrast in intermittent contact atomic force microscopy. M. S. Marcus, M.A. Eriksson, D.Y. Sasaki, and R.W. Carpick, Ultramicroscopy, 97 (1-4) 145-50 (2003). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3991(03)00039-1 
  76. Nanotribology of CoCr-UHMWPE TJR prosthesis using atomic force microscopy. S. P. Ho, R. W. Carpick, T. Boland, and M. LaBerge, Wear, 253 (11-12) 1145-55 (2002). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0043-1648(02)00220-X 
  77. Friction anisotropy revealed by phase contrast in intermittent contact atomic force microscopy. M. S. Marcus, R. W. Carpick, D. Y. Sasaki, and M.A. Eriksson, Phys. Rev. Lett., 88 (22) 226103/1-4 (2002). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.226103 
  78. Abrasion of steel by ceramic coatings: Comparison of RF-DLC to sputtered B4C. S.J. Harris, G.G. Krauss, S.J. Simko, T.J. Potter, R.W. Carpick, B. Welbes, and M. Grischke, Tribology Lett., 12, 43-50 (2001). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1013923405551 
  79. The influence of coating structure on micromachine stiction. J.G. Kushmerick, M.G. Hankins, M.P. de Boer, P.J. Clews, R.W. Carpick, and B.C. Bunker, Tribology Lett., 10 (1-2), 103-8 (2001). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1009082530479
  80. Shear-induced mechanochromism in polydiacetylene monolayers. A.R. Burns, R.W. Carpick, D. Y. Sasaki, J. A. Shelnutt, and R. Haddad, Tribology Lett., 10 (1-2), 89 (2001). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1009018110915 
  81. Directional shear force microscopy. A.R. Burns and R.W. Carpick, Appl. Phys. Lett., 78, 317 (2001). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1341225 
  82. The impact of solution agglomeration on the deposition of self-assembled monolayers. B.C. Bunker, R.W. Carpick, R. Assink, M. Thomas, M.G. Hankins, J. Voigt, D. Sipola, M.P. de Boer, J. Martin, and G. Gulley, Langmuir 16 (20), 7742 (2000). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la000502q 
  83. Acid-base interactions at the molecular level: Adhesion and friction studies with Interfacial Force Microscopy. A.R. Burns, J.E. Houston, R.W. Carpick, and T.A. Michalske. In: Acid-Base Interactions: Relevance to Adhesion Science and Technology, Volume 2, Ed. K. L. Mittal, (V.S.P. International Science) 2000.  [pdf]
  84. High molecular orientation in mono- and tri-layer polydiacetylene films imaged by atomic force microscopy. D. Y. Sasaki, R.W. Carpick, and A.R. Burns, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 229, 490 (2000). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jcis.2000.7043 
  85. Spectroscopic ellipsometry and fluorescence study of thermochromism in an ultrathin poly(diacetylene) film: Reversibility and transition kinetics. R.W. Carpick, T.M. Mayer, D.Y.Sasaki, and A.R. Burns, Langmuir, 16 (10), 4639 (2000)[pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la991580k
  86. First observation of mechanochromism at the nanometer scale. R.W. Carpick, D. Y. Sasaki, and A.R. Burns, Langmuir, 16, 1270 (2000). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la990706a 
  87. Large friction anisotropy of a polydiacetylene monolayer. R.W. Carpick, D.Y. Sasaki, and A.R. Burns, Tribology Lett., 7 (2-3), 79 (1999). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1019113218650
  88. Observation of proportionality between friction and contact area. M. Enachescu, R.J.A. van den Oetelaar, R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, C.F.J. Flipse, and M. Salmeron, Tribology Lett., 7 (2-3), 73 (1999). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1019173404538
  89. Molecular level friction as revealed with a novel scanning probe. A.R. Burns, J.E. Houston, R.W. Carpick, and T.A. Michalske, Langmuir, 15, 2922 (1999)[pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la981521r
  90. A general equation for fitting contact area and friction vs. load measurements. R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 211, 395 (1999)[pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jcis.1998.6027
  91. Friction and molecular deformation in the tensile regime. A.R. Burns, J.E. Houston, R.W. Carpick, and T.A. Michalske, Phys. Rev. Lett., 82, 1181 (1999)[pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.1181
  92. An atomic force microscope study of an ideally hard contact: The diamond(111)/tungsten carbide interface. M. Enachescu, R.J.A van den Oetelaar, R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, C.F.J. Flipse, and M. Salmeron, Phys. Rev. Lett., 81, 1877 (1998). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.1877 
  93. Friction force microscopy investigations of potassium halide surfaces in ultrahigh vacuum: Structure, friction and surface modification. R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron. Tribology Lett., 5, 91 (1998). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1019112901870 
  94. * Invited Review Article: Scratching the surface: Fundamental investigations of tribology with atomic force microscopy. R.W. Carpick and M. Salmeron, Chemical Reviews 97, 1163 (1997). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cr960068q 
  95. The use of capacitance to measure surface forces. 2. Application to the study of contact mechanics. P. Frantz, A. Artsyukhovich, R.W. Carpick, and M. Salmeron. Langmuir 13 (22), 5957 (1997). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la9702650 
  96. Lateral stiffness: A new nanomechanical measurement for the determination of shear strengths with friction force microscopy. R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron. Appl. Phys. Lett. 70 (12), 1548 (1997). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.118639 
  97. Calibration of frictional forces in atomic force microscopy. D.F. Ogletree, R.W. Carpick, and M. Salmeron, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 67, 3298 (1996). [pdf] [Additional updated information]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1147411
  98. Variation of the interfacial shear strength and adhesion of a nanometer-sized contact. R.W. Carpick, N. Agraït, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron, Langmuir 12 (13), 3334 (1996). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la9509007 
  99. Measurement of interfacial shear (friction) with an ultra-high vacuum atomic force microscope. R.W. Carpick, N. Agraït, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 14, 1289 (1996). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.589083 
  100. Imaging and manipulation of nanometer size liquid droplets by scanning polarization force microscopy. J. Hu, R.W. Carpick, M. Salmeron, and X.-D. Xiao, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 14, 1341 (1996). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.589093 
  101. A variable temperature ultrahigh vacuum atomic force microscope. Q. Dai, R. Völlmer, R.W. Carpick, D.F. Ogletree, and M. Salmeron, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 66 (11), 5266 (1995). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1146097 
  102. Raman study of oxygen in the oxide superconductor Bi2CaSr2Cu2O8+d. Y.H. Shi, M.J.G Lee, M. Moskovits, R. Carpick, A. Hsu, B.W. Statt, and Z. Wang. Phys. Rev. B 45, 370 (1992). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.45.370 
  103. Laser heating of a sintered oxide superconductor. Y.H. Shi, M.J.G. Lee, M. Moskovits, A. Hsu, and R. Carpick, J. Appl. Phys. 70, 1915 (1991). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.349473

Invited Perspectives

  1. Friction at the Atomic Scale. P. Egberts and R.W. Carpick, Physics, 6, 102 (2013). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/Physics.6.102
  2. Materials science: A sense for touch. C.M. Mate and R.W. Carpick, Nature, 480, 189-90 (2011). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/480189a
  3. Controlling friction. R.W. Carpick, Science, 313, 184-185 (2006). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1130420

Invited Technical Magazine Articles

  1. Ultrananocrystalline and nanocrystalline diamond thin films for MEMS/NEMS applications. A.V. Sumant, O. Auciello, R.W. Carpick, S. Srinivasan and J.E. Butler, MRS Bull., 35, 281-288 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/mrs2010.550
  2. Measurements of in-plane materials properties with SPM. R.W. Carpick and M.A. Eriksson, MRS Bulletin, 29, 472 (2004). [pdf]
  3. Vacuum applications of the atomic force microscope are enabling nanotechnology. R. W. Carpick, Vacuum Solutions, 1 (18), 15 (2000). [pdf]

Refereed Conference Proceedings (* – invited paper)

  1. Heated atomic force microscope cantilevers with wear-resistant ultrananocrystalline diamond tips, H.J. Kim, N. Moldovan, J.R. Felts, S. Somnath, Z. Dai, T.D.B. Jacobs, R.W. Carpick, J.A. Carlisle, W.P. King, 2013 IEEE 26th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 245-248 (2013). [pdf]
     http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MEMSYS.2013.6474223
  2. The vibrational properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond based on molecular dynamics simulations. S. P. Adiga, V. P. Adiga, R. W. Carpick and D. W. Brenner, in Phonons in Nanomaterials—Theory, Experiments, and Applications, edited by S. L. Shinde, D. H. Hurley, G. P. Srivastava and M. Yamaguchi (MRS Symposium Proceedings 1404E, Warrendale, PA, 2011), MRSF11-1404-W01-03 [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.268
  3. Charging characteristics of ultra-nano-crystalline diamond in RF MEMS capacitive switches. C. Goldsmith, A. Sumant, O. Auciello, J. Carlisle, H. Zeng, J.C.M. Hwang, C. Palego, W. Wang, R. Carpick, V.P. Adiga, A. Datta, C. Gudeman, S. O’Brien, and S. Sampath. 2010 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium – MTT 2010, 1246-1249 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/MWSYM.2010.5518076
  4. Comparing the adhesion of aluminum to nanocrystalline diamond and tungsten carbide: Consequences for micromanufacturing. V.P. Adiga, S. Sanon, C.D. Torres, P.J. Heaney, A.V. Sumant, F.E. Pfefferkorn and R.W. Carpick, 4th International Conference on Micromanufacturing (ICOMM/4M) (2010). [pdf]
  5. Assessment of the mechanical integrity of silicon and diamond-like-carbon coated silicon atomic force microscope probes. J. Liu, D.S. Grierson, K. Sridharan, R.W. Carpick, and K.T. Turner. Proceedings of the SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 7767, 776708 (2010). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.861789
  6. Temperature dependence of nanoscale friction investigated with thermal AFM probes. C. Greiner, J.R. Felts, Z. Dai, W.P. King and R.W. Carpick, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1226 (2009). [pdf]
     http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1226-II05-02
  7. * Invited Paper: Large Area Low Temperature Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) Films and Integration with CMOS Devices for Monolithically Integrated Diamond MEMS/NEMS-CMOS Systems. A. V. Sumant, O. Auciello, H.-C. Yuan, Z. Ma, R. W. Carpick, D. C. Mancini. Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Eds. T. George, M. S. Islam and A. K. Dutta, Proc. of SPIE, 7318, 731817, p. 1-7 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.822794
  8. * Invited Paper: Temperature dependence of mechanical stiffness and dissipation in ultrananocrystalline diamond. V. P. Adiga, A. V. Sumant, S. Suresh, C. Gudeman, O. Auciello, J. A. Carlisle, R. W. Carpick. Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Eds. T. George, M. S. Islam and A. K. Dutta, Proc. of SPIE, 7318, 731818, p. 1-9 (2009). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.822795
  9. Cutting performance of NCD coated end mills under non-lubricated and lubricated conditions. C.D. Torres, P.J. Heaney, A.V. Sumant, R.W. Carpick, F.E. Pfefferkorn. Proceedings of the Global Conference on Micro Manufacturing (4M/ICOMM 2009), Karlsruhe, Germany, Sept. 23-25, 2009.
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.3850/4M2009RP001_9057
  10. Ultra Thin AlN piezoelectric nano-actuators. N. Sinha, G.E. Wabiszewski, R. Mahameed, V. Felmetsger, S. Tanner, R.W. Carpick and G. Piazza, 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, Colorado, USA, 21-25 June 2009, pp. 469-472. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/SENSOR.2009.5285460
  11. Contact mechanics description of inelastic displacement response of a nanopositioning device. M.J. Starr, E.D. Reedy, A.D. Corwin, R.W. Carpick, and E.E. Flater, Proc. 2005 Int. Conf. on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, 421-2 (2005). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICMENS.2005.3
  12. Nanoscale confinement and ordering of ultrathin anodized alumina nanopore structures on silicon. P.J. Griffin, R.W. Carpick, and D.S. Stone, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 854E, U11.5.1-6 (2005). [pdf]
  13. Modeling multi-scale contact in MEMS. Can K. Bora, M.E. Plesha, E.E. Flater, M.D. Street, and R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the 2004 ASME/STLE Joint International Tribology Conference (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-005-4263-8
  14. Pre-sliding tangential deflections can govern the friction of MEMS devices. A.D. Corwin, M.D. Street, R.W. Carpick, W.R. Ashurst, and M.P. de Boer, Proc. of the 2004 ASME/STLE Joint International Tribology Conference (2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/TRIB2004-64360
  15. Making, breaking, and sliding of nanometer-scale contacts. R.W. Carpick, M. Enachescu, D.F. Ogletree and M. Salmeron, in Fracture and Ductile vs. Brittle Behavior-Theory, Modeling and Experiment, eds. G.E. Beltz, R.L.B. Selinger, K.-S. Kim, and M.P. Marder, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 539, 93-101 (1999). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/PROC-539-93

Conference Papers

  1. Nanoscale friction and adhesion behavior for few-layer graphene, X.Z. Liu, Q. Li, Z. Changgu, B. Zhang, J. Hone, & R.W. Carpick, Tribology & Lubrication Technology, 67, 12-15 (2011) [pdf]
  2. Geometrical Effects in Contact Mechanics: From Atomic Membranes to Evolving Asperities. R.W. Carpick, T.D. B. Jacobs, X.-Z. Liu, Q. Li. Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Flow Dynamics (ICFD 2011), Nov. 9-11, 2011, Sendai, Japan.
  3. Nano-Scale Forces, Stresses, and Tip Geometry Evolution of Amplitude Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy Probes. V. Vahdat, D.S. Grierson, K.T. Turner, R. W. Carpick. Proc. ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011, Aug. 29-31, 2011, Washington, DC.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2011-48653
  4. Energy Efficient Piezoelectric Aluminum Nitride Nano Switches for Mechanical Computing. Z. Guo, N. Sinha, G.E. Wabiszewski, G. Piazza, R.W. Carpick and A. De Hon. Proc. Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technologies Conference GOMACTech11, March 21-24, 2011 Orlando, FL. USA.
  5. Mechanics of Tip-Sample Contacts for Interpreting AFM Pull-Off Force Measurements, D.S. Grierson, J. Liu, R.W. Carpick & K.T. Turner. Proceedings of the 33nd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, (2010).
  6. Nanoscale wear of atomic force microscope probes, J. Liu, J.K. Notbohm, R.W. Carpick, and K.T. Turner, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, (2009).
  7. Ultra Thin AlN Piezoelectric Nano-Actuators. N. Sinha, G.E. Wabiszewski, R. Mahameed, V. Felmetsger, S. Tanner, R.W. Carpick and G. Piazza, Proc. 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, June 21-25, 2009 Denver, CO, USA. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/SENSOR.2009.5285460
  8. On the Scientific and Technological Importance of Nanotribology. R.W. Carpick, Proceedings of the STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2008, October 20-22, 2008, Miami, Florida, USA. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IJTC2008-71249
  9. Environmental Performance Limits of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films. Matthew A. Hamilton, Andrew R. Konicek, Anirudha V. Sumant, David S. Grierson, Orlando Auciello, W. Gregory Sawyer, Robert W. Carpick. Proceedings of the STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2008. October 20-22, 2008, Miami, Florida, USA. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IJTC2008-71198
  10. Characterizing Performance and Impact of Nanocrystalline Diamond Coatings on Micro End Milling. Christopher D. Torres, Patrick J. Heaney, Matthew A. Hamilton, Anirudha V. Sumant, Robert W. Carpick, Frank E. Pfefferkorn, Proc. Int. Conf. on Micromanufac. 75, 2008. [pdf]
  11. Effect of nanocrystalline diamond coatings on micro-end milling performance. P. Heaney, C. Torres, A.V. Sumant, R.W. Carpick, and F. Pfefferkorn, Proc. Int. Conf. on Micromanufac., 7, 2006. [pdf]
  12. Atomic scale friction and its connections to fracture. R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Fracture, Turin, Italy, March 20-25, 2005. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-004-0291-3
  13. Contact modeling of SAM-coated polysilicon asperities. E. D. Reedy, M. J. Starr, R. E. Jones, E. E. Flater, and R. W. Carpick, Proc. of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Meeting, Mobile AL, Feb. 2005. [pdf]
  14. Analysis of contact forces using AFM data of polycrystalline silicon surfaces. M.J. Starr, H. Sumali, J.M. Redmond, E.E. Flater, and R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, CA, July 2004. [pdf]
  15. The effect of surface chemistry and structure on nano-scale adhesion and friction. R.W. Carpick, E.E. Flater, and K. Sridharan, PMSE Preprints, 90, 197, (2004). [pdf]
  16. Friction in MEMS: From single to multiple asperity contact. R.W. Carpick, E.E. Flater, J.R. VanLangendon, and M.P. de Boer, Proc. of the SEM VIII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, p. 282 (2002). [pdf]
  17. Nanometer-scale studies of anisotropic polymer surfaces. R.W. Carpick, M.S. Marcus, M.J. D’Amato, D.Y. Sasaki, and M. A. Eriksson, Polym. Preprints, 88, 499 (2003).
  18. Oxide nanocomposites for MEMS applications. R.R. O’Keefe, R.W. Carpick, R.F. Cooper, W.J. Drugan, and D.S. Stone, Proc. of the SEM VIII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, p. 160 (2002). [pdf]
  19. Nano-scale topographic control of polymer surfaces via buckling instabilities. S. Zhao, F. Denes, S. Manolache, and R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the SEM VIII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, p. 162 (2002). [pdf]
  20. Mechanical analysis and measurement of scanning probe microscope performance. M.J. Brukman and R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the SEM VIII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, p. 49 (2002). [pdf]
  21. Frictional and adhesive properties of diamond-like carbon/ silicon nitride nanocontacts. E.E. Flater, J.R. VanLangendon, E.H. Wilson, K. Sridharan, and R.W. Carpick, Proc. of the SEM VIII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, p. 42 (2002). [pdf]
  22. Thermochromic transitions of (poly)diacetylene molecular layers. R.W. Carpick, D.Y. Sasaki, T.M. Mayer, and A.R. Burns, Polym. Preprints, (2001). [pdf]
  23. Nanocontacts: Fabrication, characterization, and nanotribology studies. R.W. Carpick, J. R. VanLangedon, E. H. Wilson, and K. Sridharan, Proc. of the SEM VII International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 725 (2001). [pdf]
  24. Nanometer-scale structural, tribological, and optical properties of ultrathin poly(diacetylene) films. R.W. Carpick, D.Y. Sasaki, and A.R. Burns, Polym. Preprints., 41, 1458 (2000). [pdf]
  25. Friction and load on well defined surfaces studied by atomic force microscopy. D.F. Ogletree, J. Hu, X.-D. Xiao, C. Morant, Q. Dai, R. Völlmer, R. Carpick, and M. Salmeron, Forces in Scanning Probe Methods, eds. H.-J. Güntherodt, D. Anselmetti and E. Meyer, 337-344. NATO ASI Series E: Applied Sciences. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 1995.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-0049-6_31

Books/Chapters in Books (* – invited chapter in book)

  1. * Understanding the Tip–Sample Contact: An Overview of Contact Mechanics from the Macro- to the Nanoscale T.D.B. Jacobs, C.M. Mate, K.T. Turner, and R.W. Carpick, in Scanning Probe Microscopy in Industrial Applications: Nanomechanical Characterization (Ed. D. Yablon) Wiley, 2014.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118723111.ch2
  2. * Atomic-Level Stick-Slip. R.W. Carpick and R.J. Cannara, in Encyclopedia of Tribology (Eds. Q.J. Wang and Y.W. Chung) Springer, 2012.
  3. * Surface Energy and Surface Forces. R.W. Carpick, in Micro and Nano Scale Phenomena in Tribology (Ed. Y.W. Chung) CRC Press, 2011.
  4. * Scanning probe studies of nano-scale adhesion between solids in the presence of liquids and monolayer films. R.W. Carpick, J.D. Batteas, and M.P. de Boer, in Handbook of Nanotechnology, 2nd Ed., (Ed. B. Bhushan) Springer, 2006. (Chapter in 1st Edition published 2004). [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29857-1_32 
  5. * Chromic transitions and nanomechanical properties of (poly)diacetylene molecular films. R.W. Carpick, A.R. Burns, D.Y. Sasaki, M. A. Eriksson, and M.S. Marcus, in Chromogenic Phenomena in Polymers: Tunable Optical Properties, (Eds. D. Kiserow and S.A. Jenekhe) Oxford University Press, 2004. [pdf]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2005-0888.ch006

Educational Publications

  1. Integrating Nanoscale Science and Engineering Concepts into Undergraduate Engineering Classrooms. W.C. Crone, K.W. Lux, R.W. Carpick, D.S. Stone, E.E. Hellstrom, A.K. Bentley, G. Lisensky. 9th International Conference on Engineering Education (2006). [pdf]
  2. Integrating Nanoscale Science and Engineering Concepts into Mechanics and Materials Classrooms. W.C. Crone, K.W. Lux, R.W. Carpick, D.S. Stone, E.E. Hellstrom. Proc. of the SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 72: 258 1-8 (2004). [pdf]
  3. Incorporating Nanotechnology into Undergraduate Education. W.C. Crone, R.W. Carpick, K.W. Lux. Proc. of the SEM IX International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 19: 125, 1-6 (2003). [pdf]
  4. Incorporating Concepts of Nanotechnology into the Materials Science and Engineering Classroom. W.C. Crone, A.B. Ellis, G.C. Lisensky, S.M. Condren, D.S. Stone, A.K. Bentley, R.W. Carpick, A. Payne, K. Lux. Proc. Am. Soc. for Eng. Ed. Ann. Mtg., 1464 (2024) 1-11 (2003). [pdf]
  5. A Course in Micro- and Nanoscale Mechanics. W.C. Crone, R.W. Carpick, K.W. Lux, B.D. Johnson. Proc. Am. Soc. for Eng. Ed. Ann. Mtg., 1168 (2019) 1-10 (2003). [pdf]
  6. Who Wants to Be an Engineer? -or- Better Teaching through Game Shows. R.W. Carpick. Proc. Am. Soc. for Eng. Ed. Ann. Mtg., 556 (1630) 1-10, (2002). [pdf]

Patents Awarded

  1. Piazza, G., Nipun, S. Jones, T.S., Zhijun, G., Wabiszewski, G.E., Carpick, R.W., Dehon, A., Systems and Methods for Operating Piezoelectric Switches, U.S. Patent 8,552,621 (issued Oct. 8, 2013).
  2. Goldsmith, C.L., Auciello, O.H., Carlisle, J.A., Sampath, S., Sumant, A.V., Carpick, R.W., Hwang, J., Mancini, D.C., Gudeman, C., RF-MEMS Capacitive Switches with High Reliability, U.S. Patent 8,525,185 (issued Sept. 3, 2013).
  3. Sumant, A.V., Heaney, P.J., Carpick, R.W., Pfefferkorn, F.E., Nano-crystalline diamond coatings for micro-cutting tools, U.S. Patent 7,947,329 B2 (issued May 24, 2011).