Horacio Dante Espinosa - Selected Publications#

H.D. Espinosa H-index is 64, ~15,000 citations, i-10 index is 184 (source Google Scholar)

1. B. Peng, M. Locascio, P. Zapol, S. Li, S.L. Mielke, G.C. Schatz, and H.D. Espinosa, “Measurements of near-ultimate strength for multiwalled carbon nanotubes and irradiation-induced crosslinking improvements,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, No. 10, p. 626, 2008. [833 citations, first experimental agreement between measure elasticity and strength of CNTs with those predicted by quantum mechanics]

2. F. Barthelat, H. Tang, P.D. Zavattieri, C.-M. Li, H.D. Espinosa. "On the mechanics of mother-of-pearl: A key feature in the material hierarchical structure," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 55, No. 2, p. 306-337, 2007. [537 citations; first paper to elucidate the mechanism leading to high stiffness and toughness in biomaterials]

3. Y. Zhu and H.D. Espinosa. "An electromechanical material testing system for in situ electron microscopy and applications " Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, Vol. 102, p. 14503-14508, 2005. [350 citations; first demonstration of the use of MEMS for mechanical testing with simultaneous acquisition of atomic images using transmission electron microscopy]

4. H.D. Espinosa, J.E.Rim, F. Barthelat, and M.J. Buehler, "Merger of Structure and Material in Nacre and Bone - Perspectives on de novo Biomimetic Materials," Progress in Materials Science, Vol. 54, Issue 8, 1059-1100, 2009. [470 citations; a review on the hierarchical organization observed in natural materials and their impact on mechanical properties]

5. O. Loh and H.D. Espinosa "Nanoelectromechanical Contact Switches" Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 7, No. 5, p. 283-295, 2012. [321 citations; a review of nano scale switches, actuation mechanisms, operation conditions and comparison to electronics based on semiconductors]

6. P. Mukherjee, S. S. P. Nathamgari, J. A. Kessler and H. D. Espinosa "Combined Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Localized Electroporation-Based Cell Transfection and Sampling" ACS Nano, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b05473. [First multiphysics model of localized electroporation with implications to cell engineering and analysis]

7. A. Zaheri, J. S. Fenner, B. P. Russell, D. Restrepo, M. Daly, D. Wang, C. Hayashi, M. A. Meyers, P. D. Zavattieri, H. D. Espinosa, "Revealing the Mechanics of Helicoidal Composites through Additive Manufacturing and Beetle Developmental Stage Analysis" Advanced Functional Materials, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201803073, 2018. [This work is important because it connects the mechanics of natural materials to animal developmental stages]

8. R. Yang, V. Lemaitre, C. Huang, A. Haddadi, R. McNaughton and H. D. Espinosa, "Monoclonal Cell Line Generation and CRISPR/Cas9 Manipulation via Single-Cell Electroporation" Small, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201702495, 2018. [First scientific work demonstrating gene editing at the single cell level]

9. R. Agrawal, B. Peng, E. Gdoutos, and H. D. Espinosa, “Elasticity Size Effects in ZnO Nanowires – A Combined Experimental-Computational Approach”, Nano Letters, Vol. 8, No. 11, p. 3668, 2008. [362 citations; one of the first measurements and modeling of elasticity size effects in nanomaterials]

10. H.D. Espinosa, S. Lee, and N. Moldovan, "A Novel Fluid Structure Interaction Experiment to Investigate Deformation of Structural Elements Subjected to Impulsive Loading" Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, No. 6, p. 805-824, 2006. [This is the first paper reporting a laboratory scale experiment that replicates underwater impulsive loads and cavitation induced by structure deformation]

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