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Journal Publications


  • J.E. Pelayo, E. Saucedo-Flores, R. Ruelas-Lepe, and A. Ayón,
    Anomalous Stokes Shift of Colloidal Quantum Dots and their Influence on Solar Cell Performance,
    Journal of Microsystem Technologies, 2019. doi:10.1007/s00542-019-04603-z
  • R. Guerrero-Gonzalez, F.A. Orona, E. Saucedo-Flores, R. Ruelas, J.E. Pelayo-Ceja, R. Lopez-Delgado, A. Cordova Rubio, M.E. Alvarez-Ramos, and A. Ayón,
    Synthesis of Si and CdTe Quantum Dots and their Combined Use as Down-Shifting Photoluminescent Centers in Si Solar Cells,
    Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, (2019) 8:14. doi:10.1007/s40243-019-0153-0
  • Janeth Alexandra García-Monge, Clarissa D. Vazquez-Colon, Arturo Ponce, Gregory Guisbiers, and Arturo A. Ayón,
    Synergistic Photoluminescent Interaction of Si and CdTe Quantum Dots,
    Journal of Microsystem Technologies, 2019. doi:10.1007/s00542-019-04602-0
  • R. Lopez-Delgado, Miriam Tostado-Plascencia, M.E. Álvarez-Ramos, and Arturo Ayon,
    Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Employing Photoluminescent Properties of Chlorophyll-A,
    Microelectronic Engineering 216 (2019) 111047. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2019.111047
  • Clarissa D. Vázquez-Colón, Alvaro Flores-Pacheco, Janeth Alexandra García-Monge, Juan Adrián Zepeda-Galvéz, Daniel Shreiber, and Arturo Ayón,
    Terahertz Modulation of Hexagonal-Shaped Metamaterials Employing ZnO Quantum Dots,
    Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials, Vol. 1, No.1, January 2019. doi:10.4236/ojinm.2019.91001
  • J. Melendres, G. Saavedra Rodríguez, R. López-Delgado, R.C. Carrillo-Torres, R. Sánchez Zeferino, E. Alvarez, and Arturo Ayón,
    Utilization of ZnS Quantum Dots for Photovoltaic Applications,
    Microsc. Microanal. 24 (Suppl 1), 1760, 2018. doi:10.1017/S1431927618009285
  • Rosendo Lopez-Delgado, Y. Zhou, A. Zazueta-Raynaud, H. Zhao, J.E. Pelayo, A. Vomiero, M.E. Álvarez-Ramos, F. Rosei, and A. Ayon,
    Enhanced Conversión Efficiency in Si Solar Cells Employing Luminescent Down-Shifting CdSe/Cd Score/Shell Quantum Dots,
    Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, Article Number 14104 (2017). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14269-0
  • Ulises Tronco-Jurado, Emmanuel Saucedo-Flores, Ruben Ruelas, Rosendo Lopez, and Arturo A. Ayón,
    Synergistic Effects of Nanotexturization and Down Shifting CdTe Quantum Dots in Solar Cell Performance,
    Microsystem Technologies (2017) 23:3945-3953. doi:10.1007/s00542-015-2748-4
  • Manisha Sharma, Rosendo Lopez-Delgado, and Arturo A. Ayón,
    Effect of Au Nanoparticles on the Performance of Hybrid Solar Cells,
    Journal of Microsystem Technologies, 2017. doi:10.1007/s00542-017-3510-x
  • Rosendo Lopez-Delgado, H.J. Higuera-Valenzuela, A. Zazueta-Raynaud, A. Ramos, J.E. Pelayo, D. Berman, M.E. Álvarez-Ramos, and Arturo Ayón,
    Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Employing Down-Shifting Silicon Quantum Dots,
    Microsystem Technologies (2017), 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2019.111047
  • A. Zazueta-Raynaud, J.E. Pelayo-Ceja, R. Lopez-Delgado, and A. Ayón,
    Utilization of Down Shifting Photo-luminescent ZnO Quantum Dots in Solar Cells,
    2017 Mater. Res. Express 4 076203. doi:10.1088/2053-1591/aa7824
  • J.E. Pelayo, N. Herrera, A. Zazueta, R. Lopez, E. Saucedo, R. Ruelas, and A. Ayón,
    Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Employing the Photoluminescent, Down-Shifting Effects of Carbon And CdTe Quantum Dots,
    Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, March, 2016. doi:10.1007/s40243-016-0070-4
  • Ramakrishna Kotha, Diana Strickland, and Arturo A Ayón,
    Nanowire Fabrication in Porous Alumina Templates Produced by Employing Sulphuric, Oxalic and Phosphoric Acids,
    Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2015. doi:10.4236/ojinm.2015.53005
  • D. Strickland, A. Ayón, and A. Alu,
    Dynamic Polarizability Tensor for Circular Cylinders,
    Physical Review B, Phys. Rev. B 91, 085104, 2015. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.91.085104
  • Emmanuel Saucedo-Flores, Rubén Ruelas, Víctor Rangel, Ulises Tronco, y Arturo Ayón,
    Modelado de la Fotoluminiscencia Descendente en Nanopartículas de CdSe/Te,
    Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencias, Vol. 1, No. 7, December, 2014, pp. 113-121.
  • M. Sharma, P.R. Pudasaini, F. Ruiz-Zepeda, D. Vinogradova, and A.A. Ayón,
    Plasmonic Effects of Au/Ag Bimetallic Multi-Spiked Nanoparticles for Photovoltaic Applications,
    ACS Journal of Applied Materials and Interface, 2014, 6(17):15472-9. doi:10.1021/am5040939
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini, Manisha Sharma, Francisco Ruiz-Zepeda, and Arturo A Ayón,
    Efficiency Improvement of a Nanostructured Polymer Solar Cell Employing Atomic Layer Deposited Al2O3 as a Passivation Layer,
    Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 119, 1 May 2014, pp. 6-10. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2014.01.015
  • M. Sharma, P.R. Pudasaini, F. Ruiz-Zepeda, D. Elam, and A.A. Ayón,
    Ultrathin, Flexible, Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells Based on Silicon Nanowires and PEDOT:PSS,
    ACS Journal of Applied Materials and Interface, 2014, 6, 4356-4363. doi:10.1021/am500063w.
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini and Arturo A Ayón,
    Nanostructured Plasmonic Silicon Solar Cells,
    Journal of Microelectronic Engineering, 110 (2013) 126-131. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2013.02.104
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini, Francisco Ruiz-Zepeda, Manisha Sharma, David Elam, Arturo Ponce, and Arturo A Ayón,
    High Efficiency Hybrid Silicon Nanopillar-Polymer Solar Cells,
    ACS Journal of Applied Materials and Interface, 2013, 5 (19), pp 9620-9627. doi:10.1021/am402598j
  • H. Nanda Kumar, K.R. Van Sickle, A. Parikh, C. Louden, J. Michalek, A.A. Ayón, and S.M. Cohn,
    Development of an Animal Model to Investigate Optimal Laparascopic Trocar Site Fascial Closure,
    J. Surg. Res., 2013 Sep; 184 (1): 126-31. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.025
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini and Arturo A Ayón,
    Aluminum Oxide Passivated Radial Junction Sub-Micron Pillar Arrays Textured Silicon Solar Cells,
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2013, 46 235104. doi:10.1088/0022-3727/46/23/235104
  • M.F. Cabral, J.D. Barrios, E.M. Kataoka, S.A.S. Machado, E. Carrilho, C.D. Garcia, and A.A. Ayón,
    Computational, Electrochemical, and Spectroscopic, Studies of Acetycholinesterase Covalently Attached to Carbon Nanotubes,
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 103, March 2013, pp. 624-629. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2012.08.039
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini and Arturo A Ayón,
    Modeling the Front Side Plasmonics Effect in Nanotextured Silicon Surface for Thin Film Solar Cell Applications,
    Microsystem Technologies, (2013) 19:871-877. doi:10.1007/s00542-013-1756-5
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini and Arturo A. Ayón,
    High Efficiency Nanotextured Silicon Solar Cells,
    Journal of Optics Communications, Volume 285, Issues 21-22, October 2012, pp. 4211-4214. doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2012.07.028
  • Eric Tavares da Costa, Carlos Antonio Neves, Guilherme Minoru Hotta, Denis Tadeu Rajh Vidal, Marcelo Fagundes Barros, Arturo A. Ayón, Carlos D. Garcia, and Claudimir Lucio do Lago,
    Unmanned Platform for Long-Range Remote Analysis of Volatile Compounds in Air Samples,
    Electrophoresis, 2012, 33(17), 2650-2659. doi:10.1002/elps.201200273
  • Pushpa Raj Pudasaini and Arturo A Ayón,
    Nanostructure Thin Film Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Using Gold Nanoparticles,
    J. of Physica Status Solidi A, Vol. 209, pp. 1475-1480, 2012. doi:10.1002/pssa.201228022
  • D. Valdez, C. Garcia and A. Ayón,
    Implementation of a Field Programmable Gate Array for Wireless Control of a Lab-on-a-Robot,
    J. of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 71, pp. 29-38, 2012. doi:10.1007/s10470-010-9577-2
  • G. Collins, D. Elam, R. Hackworth, R. Kotha, A. Ayón, A. Chabanov, and C. Chen,
    The Use of Pulsed Laser Deposition to Produce Low-Temperature Barium Titanate Films on Nickel Tape and Carbon Fiber Fabric,
    Journal of Microsystem Technologies, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 701-706, 2011. doi:10.1007/s00542-010-1157-y
  • C. Berg, D.C. Valdez, P. Bergeron, M.F. Mora, C.D. Garcia, and A.A. Ayón,
    Lab-on-a-Robot: Integrated Microchip CE, Power Supply, Electrochemical Detector, Wireless Unit, and Mobile Platform,
    Electrophoresis, Special Issue on Miniaturization, Vol. 29, pp. 4914-4921, 2009. doi:10.1002/elps.200800215
  • G. Mani, D.M. Johnson, D. Marton, M.D. Feldman, D. Patel, A.A. Ayón, et al,
    Drug Delivery from Gold and Titanium Surfaces Using Self-Assembled Monolayers,
    Biomaterials, 29, 4561-4573, 2008. doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.08.014
  • P. Cotae, S. Yalamanchili, C.L.P. Chen, and A. Ayón,
    Optimization of Sensor Locations and Sensitivity Analysis for Engine Health Monitoring Using Minimum Interference Algorithms,
    Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Special Issue on Distributed Signal Processing Techniques for Wireless Sensors Networks, Volume 2008, pp. 1-9, (Article ID 280346), 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/280346
  • G. Mani, D. Johnson, M. Denes, V. Dougherty, M. Feldman, D. Patel, A. Ayón, et al,
    Stability of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Titanium and Gold,
    Langmuir, Vol. 24, pp. 6774-6784, 2008. doi:10.1021/la8003646
  • M.F. Mora, J. Felhofer, A. Ayón, and C.D. Garcia,
    Surfactants as a Preferred Option to Improve Separation and Detection in Capillary Electrophoresis,
    Analytical Letters, Volume 41, pp. 312-334, 2008. doi:10.1080/00032710701792927
  • L. Blanes, M.F. Mora, C.L. do Lago, A. Ayón, and C.D. Garcia,
    Lab-on-a-Chip Biosensor for Glucose Based on a Packed Immobilized Enzyme Reactor,
    Electroanalysis, Volume 19, pp. 2451-2456, 2007. doi:10.1002/elan.200704001
  • Yongsheng Ding, Arturo A. Ayón, and Carlos Garcia,
    Electrochemical Detection of Phenolic Compounds Using Cylindrical Carbon-Ink Electrodes and Microchip Capillary Electrophoresis,
    Analytica Chimica Acta, Volume 584, pp. 244-251, 2007. doi:10.1016/j.aca.2006.11.064
  • D.M. Johnson, D. Marton, A. Mahapatro, M. Feldman, D. Patel, A. Ayón, et al,
    The Use of Alkanethiol Self-assembled Monolayers (SAMs) on 316L Stainless Steel for Coronary Artery Stent Nanomedicine Applications: An Oxidative and In Vitro Stability Study,
    Journal of Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, Volume 2, pp. 182-190, 2006. doi:10.1016/j.nano.2006.07.006
  • A. Ayón, M. Cantu, K. Chava, C.M. Agrawal, M.D. Feldman, D. Johnson, D. Patel, and E. Shi,
    Drug Loading of Nanoporous TiO2 Films,
    Journal of Biomedical Materials, Volume 1, pp. L11-L15, 2006. doi:10.1088/1748-6041/1/4/L01
  • Mahapatro, D.M. Johnson, D.N. Patel, M.D. Feldman, A.A. Ayón, et al,
    Surface Modification of Functional Self-Assembled Monolayers on 316L Stainless Steel via Lipase Catalysis,
    Langmuir, Volume 22, pp. 901-905, 2006. doi:10.1021/la052817h

 

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