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Scholarly Interest Report
Richard E. Smalley
University Professor
  • Ph.D. Chemistry (1973) Princeton University
  • M.A. Chemistry (1971) Princeton University
  • B.S. Chemistry (1965) University of Michigan
  • Doctor Honoris Causa (1991) University of Liege, Liege
  • Doctor of Science (Honorary) (1995) University of Chicago
  • Doctor of Science (Honorary) (1997) University of Michigan
  • Doctor of Science (Honorary) (2002) University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctor of Science (Honorary) (2004) University of Richmond, Virginia
  • Doctor Scientiarum Honoris Causa (2004) Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
  • Doctor of Science (Honorary) (2004) Tuskegee University
Department Affiliations
  • Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
  • Smalley-Curl Institute
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    Research Areas
    Teaching Areas
     Chemistry & Physics
    Selected Publications

    A. K. Sadana, F. Liang, B. Brinson, S. Arepalli, S. Farhat, R. H. Hauge, R. E. Smalley and W. E. Billups. ""Functionalization and Extraction of Large Fullerenes and Carbon-Coated Metal Formed During the Synthesis of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Laser Oven, Direct Current Arc, and High-Pressure Carbon Monoxide Production Methods"." Journal of Physical Chemistry B ((2005)) : 109, 4416-4418.


    G. N. Ostojic, S. Zaric, J. Kono, V. C. Moore, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Stability of High-Density One-Dimensional Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes Under High Laser Excitation"." Physical Review Letters ((2005)) : 94, 097401.


    W. Zhou, J. E. Fischer, P. A. Heiney, H. Fan, V. A. Davis, M. Pasquali, and R. E. Smalley. ""Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Superacid: X-Ray and Calorimetric Evidence for Partly Ordered H2SO4"." Physical Review B ((2005)) : 72, 054440.

     Refereed articles

    Ma, J., Hauge, R., Weisman, R., S.M. Bachilo, V. C. Moore, E. H. Haroz, P. J. Boul, K. L. Rialon, M. S. Strano, C. B. Huffman, M. J. O'connell, Smalley, R. "(n,m)-Assigned Optical Spectra of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes." ScienceSubmitted


    Smalley, R. "Reversible, Band-Gap Selective Protonation of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Solution." JPhysChemB (2002) Submitted


    C. D. Scott, S. Arepalli, P. Nikolaev, Smalley, R. "Growth Mechanisms for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes a Laser Ablation Process." Applied Physics a-Materials Science & Processing, 74 (2002) : 11-11.


    Ma, J., Hauge, R., Weisman, R., S.M. Bachilo, V. C. Moore, E. H. Haroz, P. J. Boul, K. L. Rialon, M. S. Strano, C. B. Huffman, M. J. O'connell, Smalley, R. "Band Gap Fluorescence from Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes." Science, 297 (2002) : 593-596.


    Yakobson, B., Y. Zhao, Smalley, R. "Dynamic Topology of Fullerene Coalescence." Physical Review Letters, 88 (2002) : 185501-1-185501-4.


    E. A, Whitsitt, V. C. Moore, R. E. Smalley, and A. R. Barron. "LPD Silica Coatings On Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes." Journal of Materials Chemistry ((2005)) : 15, 4678-4687.


    K. J. Ziegler, Z. N. Gu, H. Q. Peng, E. L. Flor, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Controlled Oxidative Cutting of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes"." Journal of the American Chemical Society ((2005)) : 127, 1541-1547.


    K. J. Ziegler, Z. N. Gu, J. Shaver, Z. Y. Chen, E. L. Flor, D. J. Schmidt, C. K. Chan, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley. ""Cutting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes"." Nanotechnology ((2005)) : 16, S539-S544.


    R. E. Smalley ""Future Global Energy Prosperity: The Terawatt Challenge"." MRS Bulletin ((2005)) : 30, 412-417.


    R. Khan, J. Chu, J. Margrave, R. Hauge and R. Smalley ""Free Radical Chemistry During Slow Pyrolysis of Solid Fuels"." Energy Sources ((2005)) : 27, 309-318.


    R. L. Carver, H. Q. Peng, A. K. Sadana, P. Nikolaev, S. Arepalli, C. D. Scott, W. E. Billups, R. H. Hauge, R. E. Smalley ""A Model for Nucleation and Growth of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes via the HiPco process: a Catalyst Concentration Study"." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology ((2005)) : 5, 1035-1040.


    V. V. Didenko., V. C. Moore, D. S. Baskin, and R. E. Smalley ""Visualization of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Fluorescent Polymer Wrapping"." Nano Letters ((2005)) : 5, 1563-1567.


    W. Zhou, P. A. Heiney, H. Fan, R. E. Smalley and J. E. Fischer ""Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Templated Crystallization of H2SO4: Direct Evidence for Protonation"." Journal of the American Chemical Society ((2005)) : 127, 1640-1641.


    Y. H. Wang, M. J. Kim, H. W. Shan, C. Kittrell, H. Fan, L. Ericson, W. F. Hwang, S. Arepalli, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Continued Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes"." NanoLetters ((2005)) : 5, 997-1002.


    Y. Q. Xu, H. Q. Peng, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Controlled Multistep Purification of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes"." Nano Letters ((2005)) : 5, 163-168.


    Z. N. Gu, F. Liang, Z. Y. Chen, A. Sadana, C. Kittrell, W. E. Billups, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley ""In-situ Raman Studies on Lithiated Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes in Liquid Ammonia"." Chemical Physical Letters ((2005)) : 410, 467-470.


    G. N. Ostojic, S. Zaric, J. Kono, M. S. Strano, V. C. Moore, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Interband recombination dynamics in resonantly excited single-walled carbon nanotubes." Physical Review Letters, 92, 117402 (2004).." Physical Review Letters, 92 (2004) : 117402.


    J. Wu, W. Walukiewicz, W. Shan, E. Bourret-Courchesne, J. W. Ager, K. M. Yu, E. E. Haller, K. Kissell, S. M. Bachilo, R. B. Weisman and R. E. Smalley ""Structure-dependent hydrostatic deformation potentials of individual single-walled carbon nanotubes" Physical Review Letters 93, 017404 (2004)." Physical Review Letters, 93 (2004) : 017404.


    S. M. Huang, M. Woodson, R. Smalley and J. Liu ""Growth mechanism of oriented long single walled carbon nanotubes using 'fast-heating' chemical vapor deposition process." Nano Letters, 4, 1025-1028 (2004)." Nano Letters, 4 (2004) : 1025-1028.


    S. Ramesh, L. M. Ericson, V. A. Davis, R. K. Saini, C. Kittrell, M. Pasquali, W. E. Billups, W. W. Adams, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Dissolution of pristine single-walled carbon nanotubes in superacids by direct protonation" Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108, 8794-8798 (2004)." Journal of Physical Chemistry, B 108 (2004) : 8794-8798.


    S. Zaric, G. N. Ostojic, J. Kono, J. Shaver, V. C. Moore, M. S. Strano, R. H. Hauge, R. E. Smalley and X. Wei ""Optical signatures of the Aharonov-Bohm phase in single-walled carbon nanotubes." Science, 304, 1129-1131 (2004)." Science, 304 (2004) : 1129-1131.


    T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, B. G. Min, H. Guo, S. Kumar, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Polyacrylonitrile single-walled carbon nanotube composite fibers." Advanced Materials, 16, 58 (2004).." Advanced Materials, 16 (2004) : 58.


    V. A. Davis, L. M. Ericson, A. N. G. Parra-Vasquez, H. Fan, Y. H. Wang, V. Prieto, J. A. Longoria, S. Ramesh, R. K. Saini, C. Kittrell, W. E. Billups, W. W. Adams, R. H. Hauge, R. E. Smalley and M. Pasquali ""Phase Behavior and rheology of SWNTs in superacids." Macromolecules, 37, 154-160 (2004).." Macromolecules, 37 (2004) : 154-160.


    W. Zhou, J. Vavro, C. Guthy, K. I. Winey, J. E. Fischer, L. M. Ericson, S. Ramesh, R. Saini, V. A. Davis, C. Kittrell, M. Pasquali, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Single wall carbon nanotube fibers extruded from super-acid suspensions: Preferred orientation, electrical, and thermal transport." Journal of Applied Physics, 95, 649-655 (2004).." Journal of Applied Physics, 95 (2004) : 649-655.


    Y. H. Wang, S. Da, M. J. Kim, K. F. Kelly, W. H. Guo, C. Kittrell, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Ultrathin 'bed-of-nails' membranes of single-wall carbon nanotubes" Journal of the American Chemical Society 126, 9502-9503 (2004)." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126 (2004) : 9502-9503.


    Michael S. Strano, Christoper A. Dyke, Monica L. Usrey, Paul W. Barone, Mattew J. Allen, Hongwei Shan, Carter Kitrrell,Robert H. Hauge, James M. Tour, Richard E. Smalley "Electronic Structure Control of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Functionalization." Science, 301


    S. Ramesh, B. Brinson, M. Pontier Johnson, Z. Gu, R.K. Saini, P.A.Willis, T. Marriott, W.E. Billups, J.L Margrave, R.H. Hauge, and R.E. Smalley. "Identification of Large Fullerenes formed during the Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in the HIPCO Process." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2003) In Press


    T.V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, S. Kumar, L.M. Ericson, Robert Hauge, and Richard Smalley. "Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Films." Chemistry of Materials, 15 (2003) : 175-178.


    J. Kono, G. N. Ostojic, S. Zaric, M. S. Strano, V. C. Moore, J. Shaver, R. H. Hauge and R. E. Smalley ""Ultra-fast optical spectroscopy of micelle-suspended single-walled carbon nanotubes." Applied Physics a-Materials Science & Processing, 78, 1093-1098 (2004).." Applied Physics a-Materials Science & Processing, 78 (2004) : 1093-1098.


    L. M. Ericson, H. Fan, H. Peng, V. A. Davis, W. Zhou, J. Sulpizio, Y. H. Wang, R. Booker, J. Vavro, C. Guthy, A. N. G. Parra-Vasquez, M. J. Kim, S. Ramesh, R. Saini, C. Kittrell, G. Lavin, H. Schimdt, W. W. Adams, W. E. Billups, M. Pasquali, W. H. Hwang, R. H. Hauge, J. E. Fischer and R. E. Smalley ""Macroscopic, Neat, Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fibers" Science 305, 1447-1450 (2004)." Science, 305 (2004) : 1447-1450.


    Y. Z. Ma, J. Stenger, J. Zimmermann, S. M. Bachilo, R. E. Smalley, R. B. Weisman and G. R. Fleming ""Ultrafast carrier dynamics in single-walled carbon nanotubes probed by femtosecond spectroscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics, 120, 3368-3373 (2004).." Journal of Chemical Physics, 120 (2004) : 3368-3373.


    C.D. Scott, S. Arepalli, P. Nikolaev, R.E. Smalley "Growth Mechanisms for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes in a Laser-Ablation Process." Applied Physics A, 72 (2001) : 573.


    Daniel T. Colbert and Richard E. Smalley "Past, Present, and Future of Fullerene Nanotubes: Buckytubes." Proceedings of International Fullerenes Workshop 2001 Tokyo, Japan (February 2001)


    Haiqing Peng, Zhenning Gu, Jiping Yang, J.L. Zimmerman, P.A. Willis, M.J. Bronikowski, R.E. Smalley, R.H. Hauge, and J.L Margrave "Fluorotubes as Cathodes in Lithium Electrochemical Cells." Nano Letters, 1(11) (September 2001) : 625-629.


    I.W. Chiang, B.E. Brinson, A.Y. Huang, P.A. Willis, M.J. Bronikowski, J.L. Margrave, R.E. Smalley, and R.H. Hauge "Purification and Characterization of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) Obtained from the Gas-Phase Decomposition of CO (HiPco Process)." Journal of Physical Chemistry B., 105(6) (2001) : 1157-1161.


    Jeffrey L. Bahr, Jiping Yang, Dimitry V. Kosynkin, Michael J. Bronikowski, Richard E. Smalley, and James M. Tour "Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by Electrochemical Reduction of Aryl Diazonium Salts: A Bucky Paper Electrode." J. Am. Chem. Soc, 123 (2001) : 6536-6542.


    Kevin D. Ausman, Michael J. O'Connell, Peter Boul, Lars M. Ericson, Michael J. Casavant, Deron A. Walters, Chad Huffman, Rajesh Saini, Yuhuang Wang, Erik Haroz, Edward W. Billups, and Richard E. Smalley "Roping and Wrapping Carbon Nanotubes." Proceedings of XVth International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials Euroconference Kirchberg, Tirol, Austria (2001)


    M. J. O'Connell, P. Boul, L. M. Ericson, C. Huffman, Y. Wang, E. Haroz, C. Kuper, J. Tour, K. D. Ausman, R. E. Smalley "Reversible Water-Solubilization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Polymer Wrapping." Chemical Physics Letters, 342 (2001) : 265-271.


    Michael J. Bronikowski, Peter A. Willis, Daniel T. Colbert, K.A. Smith, and Richard E. Smalley "Gas-phase production of carbon single-walled nanotubes from carbon monoxide via the HiPco process; A parametric study." Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, 19 (4) (July 2001) : 1800.


    Rajesh K. Saini, Ivana W. Chiang, Haiqing Peng, R.E. Smalley, W.E. Billups, Robert H. Hauge and John L. Margrave "Covalent Sidewall Functionalization of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes." Journal of the American Chemical Society (2001)


    Richard E. Smalley "Of Chemistry, Love and Nanobots." Scientific American (September 2001) : 68-69.


    Serge G. Lemay, Jorg W. janssen, Michiel van den Hout, Maarten Mooij, Michael J. Bronikowski, peter A. Willis, Richard E. Smalley, Leo P. Kouwenhoven, and Cess Dekker "Two-dimensional imaging of electronic wavefunctions in carbon nanotubes." Nature, 412 (2001) : 617-620.


    W. Zhou, Y. H. Ooi, R. Russo, P. Papanek, D.E. Luzzi, J.E. Fischer, M.J. Bronikowski, P.A. Willis, R.E. Smalley "Structural characterization and diameter-dependent oxidative stability of single wall carbon nanotubes synthesized by the catalytic decomposition of CO." Chemical Physics Letters (2001)


    William H. Noon, Kevin D. Ausman, Richard E. Smalley, Jianpeng Ma "Helical Ice-Sheets Inside Carbon Nanotubes in the Physiological Condition." Science (2001)


    I.W. Chiang, B.E. Brinson, R.E. Smalley, J.L. Margrave, R.H. Hauge. "Purification and Characterization of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes." Journal of Physical Chemistry


    "Dissolution of small diameter single-wall carbon nanotubes in organic solvents." Chem. Communications (Submitted 11/00)


    "Electrical and thermal transport properties of magnetically aligned single wall carbon nanotube films." App. Phys. Letters (July 31, 2000)


    "Gas-Phase Purification of Single-Wall Nanotubes." Chem. of Materials (Submitted 10/00)


    "Structural anistropy of magnetically aligned single wall carbon nanotube films." App. Phys. Letters (July 31, 2000)


    "Surface Defect Site Density on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Titration." Chemical Physics Letters, 324 (30 June 2000) : 213-216.


    A. Claye, J. Fischer, C. Huffman, A. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley "Solid State Electrochemistry of the Li-Single Wall Carbon Nanotube System." Journal of Electrochemical Society (Submitted 10/99)


    A. Kuznetsova, D. Mawhinney, V. Naumenko, J. Yates, Jr., J. Liu, R.E. Smalley "Enhancement of Adsorption Inside of Single Walled Nanotubes - Opening the Entry Ports." Chemical Physics Letters, 321 (28 April 2000) : 292-296.


    A. Kuznetsova, J.T. Yates, Jr., J. Liu, and R.E.Smalley "Physical Adsorption of Xenon in Open Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes - Observation of a Quasi 1-D Confined Xe Phase." Chem. Phys., 112 (June 2000) : 9590-9598.


    D. Mawhinney, V. Naumenko, A. Kuznetsova, J. Yates, Jr., J. Liu, and R.E.Smalley "Infrared Spectral Evidence for the Etching of Carbon Nanotubes: Ozone Oxidation at 298K." JACS, 122 (2000) : 2383-2384.


    D.A. Walters, L.M. Ericson, M.J. Casavant, J. Liu, D.T. Colbert, K.A. Smith, and R.E. Smalley "Elastic strain of freely suspended single-wall carbon nanotube ropes." Appl. Phys. Letters, 74 (1999) : 3803-3805.


    D.T. Colbert, and R.E. Smalley "Fullerene nanotubes for molecular electronics." Trends in Biotechnology, 17 (1999) : 46-50.


    D.Walters, M. Casavant, X. Qin, C. Huffman, P. Boul, L. Ericson, M. O'Connell, K. Smith, D. Colbert, R.E. Smalley "Buckyribbons: In-Plane-Aligned Assemblies of Carbon Nanotubes." Science (Submitted 10/99)


    E.T. Mickelson, I.W. Chiang, J.L. Zimmerman, P.J. Boul, J. Lozano, J. Liu, R.E. Smalley, R.H. Hauge, J.L. Margrave "Solvation of fluorinated single wall carbon nanotubes in alcohol solvents." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 103 (1999) : 4318-4322.


    Frank Rohmund and Richard Smalley "Production of Alumina Borate Filaments." Journal of Materials Science Letters, 19 (2000) : 921-923.


    J. Liu, M.J. Casavant, M. Cox, D.A. Walters, P. Boul, W. Lu, A.J. Rimberg, K.A. Smith, D.T. Colbert, and R.E. Smalley "Controlled Deposition of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Chemically Functionalized Templates." Chem. Phys. Lett, 303, vol. 1-2 (1999) : 125-129.


    Jian Chen, Apparao M. Rao, Sergei Lyuksyutov, Mikhail E. Itkis, Mark A Hamon, Hui Hu, Robert W. Cohn, Peter C. Eklund, Daniel T. Colbert, Richard E. Smalley, Robert C. Haddon "Dissolution of Full-length Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes." Science (Submitted 4/99)


    M. Bockrath, D.H. Cobden, J. Lu, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley, L. Balents and P.L. McEuen "Luttinger-liquid behavior in carbon nanotubes." Nature, 397 (1999) : 598-602.


    Marc Bockrath, David H. Cobden, Jia G. Lu, Paul L. McEun, Andrew Rinzler, Richard E. Smalley, and Leon Balents "Carbon Nanotubes as One-Dimensional Luttinger Liquid." Applied Physics Letters (Submitted 7/99)


    P. Boul, J. Liu, E. Mickelson, C. Huffman, L. Ericson, I. Chiang, K. Smith, D.T. Colbert, R. Hauge, J. Margrave, R.E. Smalley "Reversible Sidewall Functionalization of Buckytubes." Chemical Physics Letters, 310 (1999) : 367.


    P. Nikolaev, M.J. Bronikowski, R.K. Bradley, F. Rohmund, D.T. Colbert, K.A. Smith, and R.E. Smalley "Gas-phase Catalytic Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Carbon Monoxide." Chemical Physics Letters, 313 (1999) : 91.


    R. Kiefl, S. Dunsiger, R. Miller, J. Sonier, A. Thess, R. Smalley, A. Rinzler, J. Fischer "A uSR study of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes." Physica B (2000) : 589-593.


    S. A. Chesnokov, V. A. Nalimova, A. G. Rinzler, R. E. Smalley, J. E. Fischer "Mechanical energy storage in carbon nanotube springs." Phys. Rev. Lett, 82 (1999) : 343-346.


    S. Arepalli, C.D. Scott, P. Nikolaev, R.E. Smalley "Electronically Excited C2 from Laser Photodissociated C60." Chemical Physics Letters, 320 (31 March 2000) : 26-34.


    U.D. Venkateswaran, A.M. Rao, E. Richter, M. Menon, A. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley, P.C. Eklund "Probing the Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Bundle: A Raman Scattering under High Pressure." Phys Rev.B, 59 (1999) : 10.928-10.934.


    Y. Ye, C.C. Ahn, C. Witham, B. Fultz, J. Liu, A.G. Rinzler, D. Colbert, K. Smith, and R.E. Smalley "Hydrogen adsorption and cohesive energy of single-walled carbon nanotubes." Appl. Phys. Lett., 74 (1999) : 2307-2309.


    A. G. Rinzler, J. Liu, H. Dai, P. Nikolaev, C. B. Huffman, F. J. Rodriguez-Macias, P. J. Boul, A. H. Lu, D. Heymann, D. T. Colbert, R. S. Lee, J. E. Fischer, A. M. Rao, P. C. Eklund, R. E. Smalley "Large Scale Purification of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes: Process, Product and Characterization." Applied Physics A, 67 (1998) : 29-37.


    A.D. Bozhko, D.E. Sklovsky, V.A. Nalimova, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley, J. E. Fischer "Resistance vs. pressure of single-wall carbon nanotubes." Applied Physics A, 67 (1998) : 75-77.


    A.S. Claye, J.E. Fischer, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley "Reversible solid state reaction of single wall carbon nanotubes with lithium: electrochemistry and structure." Journal of the Electrochemical Society (Submitted 10/98)


    C.L. Kane, E.J. Mele, R.S. Lee, J.E. Fischer, P. Petit, H. Dai, A. Thess, R.E. Smalley "Temperature-Dependent Resistivity of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes." Europhysics Letters, 41 (1998) : 683-688.


    D.H. Cobden, M. Bockrath, P.L. McEuen, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley "Spin Splitting and Even-Odd Effects in Carbon Nanotubes." Phys. Rev. Letters, 81 (1998) : 681-684.


    D.T. Colbert, R.E. Smalley "Fullerene Nanotubes for Molecular Electronics." Trends in Biotechnology (Accepted 10/98)


    E. Jouguelet, P. Petit, J.E. Fischer, A. Thess and R.E. Smalley "ESR and Conductivity of Carbon Nanotubes." Journal de Chimie Physique et de Physico-Chimie Biologique, 95 (1998) : 337-340.


    E.T. Mickelson, C.B. Huffman, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley and R.H. Hauge "Fluorination of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes." Chem. Phys. Letters, 298 (1998) : 188-194.


    E.T. Mickelson, P.J. Boul, A.G. Rinzler, Jie Liu, C.B. Huffman, R.E. Smalley, R.H. Hauge, and J.L. Margrave "Methylated Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes." JACS (Submitted 9/98)


    G. Nagy, M. Levy, R. Scarmozzino, R.M. Osgood Jr., H. Dai, R.E. Smalley, C.A. Michaels, G.W. Flynn and G.F. McLane "Carbon Nanotube Tipped Atomic Force Microscopy for Measurement of <100 nm Etch Morphology on Semiconductors." Appl. Phys. Letters (Submitted 6/98)


    H. Kuzmany, B. Burger, M. Fally, A.G. Rinzler and R.E. Smalley "Effect of Dimensionality in Polymeric Fullerenes and Single-Wall Nanotubes." Physica B, 244 (1998) : 186-191.


    J. Hafner, M. Bronikowski, B. Azamian, P. Nikolaev, A.G. Rinzler, D.T. Colbert, K. Smith and R.E. Smalley "Catalytic Growth of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes from Metal Particles." Chemical Phys. Letters, 296 (1998) : 195-202.


    J. Hone, I. Ellwood, M. Muno, A. Mizel, M. Cohen, A. Zettl, A. Rinzler and R.E. Smalley "Thermoelectric Power of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes." Phys. Rev. Lett, 80 (1998) : 1042-1045.


    J. Liu, A. Rinzler, H. Dai, J. Hafner, R. Bradley, A. Lu, K. Shelimov, C. Huffman, F. Rodriguez-Macias, P. Boul, T. Iverson, D. T. Colbert, R. E. Smalley "Fullerene Pipes." Science, 280 (1998) : 1253-1256.


    J.E. Fischer, R.S. Lee, H.J. Kim, A. Thess, H. Dai and R.E. Smalley "Crystalline Ropes of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes: Structure, Electronic Transport and Intercalation." Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst, 310 (1998) : 155-157.


    K. B. Shelimov, R. O. Esenaliev, A. G. Rinzler, C. B. Huffman and R. E. Smalley "Purification of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes by Ultrasonically Assisted Filtration." Chem. Phys. Lett., 282 (1998) : pp. 429-434.


    L.C. Venema, J.W.G. Wildoer, C. Dekker, G.A. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley "STM atomic resolution images of single-wall carbon nanotubes." Appl. Phys. A, 66 (1998) : s153-s155.


    M. A. Pimenta, A. Marucci, S. D. M. Brown, M. J. Matthews, A. M. Rao, P. C. Eklund, R. E. Smalley, G. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus "Resonant Raman effect in single-wall carbon nanotubes." Journal of Materials Research, 13, No. 9 (1998)


    M. Bockrath, D.H. Cobden, Jai Lu, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley, L. Balents and P.L. McEuen "Evidence for Luttinger Liquid Behavior in Carbon Nanotubes." Nature (Submitted 6/98)


    M.A. Pimenta, A. Marucci, S.A. Empedocles, M.G. Bawendi, E.B. Hanlon, A.M. Rao, P.C. Eklund, R.E. Smalley, G. Dresselhaus and M.S. Dresselhaus "Raman modes of metallic carbon nanotubes." Phys. Rev. Letters (Submitted 7/98)


    R.E. Smalley, B.I. Yakobson "The Future of Fullerenes." Solid State Communications, 107 (1998) : 597-606.


    S.L. Fang, A.M. Rao, P.C. Eklund, P. Nikolaev, A.G. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley "Raman Scattering Study of Coalesced Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes." JMR, 13 (1998) : 2405.


    T. Pichler, M.S. Golden, J. Fink, A. Rinzler and R.E. Smalley "Localized and delocalized electronic states in single-wall carbon nanotubes." Physical Review Letters, 80 (1998)


    U.D. Venkateswaran, A.M. Rao, E. Richter, M. Menon, A. Rinzler, R.E. Smalley, P.C. Eklund "Probing the Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Bundle: A Raman Scattering Study under High Pressure." Phys Rev B (Submitted 11/98)


    Wildoer, Venema, Rinzler, Smalley and Dekker "Electronic Structure of Atomically Resolved Carbon Nanotubes." Nature, 391 (1998) : 59-62.


    Y. Chen, R. C. Haddon, S. Fang, A. M. Rao, P. C. Eklund, W. H. Lee, E. C. Dickey, E. A. Grulke, J. C. Pendergrass, A. Chavan, B. E. Haley, R. E. Smalley "Chemical Attachment of Organic Functional Groups to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Material." JMR (Submitted 1998)

     Invited Talks

    "UT Plan II Honor Students, Austin, TX, Feb 2, 2005." University of Texas, Austin TX. (February 2, 2005)


    ""Be a Scientist; Save the World" C.M.Wright HS." C. Milton Wright High School, Bel Air MD. (April 30, 2004)


    ""Brave New World of Buckytubes" NJSHS." Nat'l Jr Science & Humanities Symposium, Aberdeen MD. (April 29 2004)


    ""Magic World of Buckytubes" University of Dayton." WPAFB, Dayton OH. (Nov 18, 2004)


    ""Our Energy Challenge" Sud-Chemie (Bahrain)." Sud Chemie, Bahrain Bahrain. (May 31 2004)


    ""Our Energy Challenge" SEMI NanoForum." Semi NanoForum, Austin TX. (Nov 15, 2004)


    "Brave New World of Buckytubes - NRO." National Reconnaissance Organization, Chantilly VA. (Aug 4 2004)


    "Increasing Energy Capacity - Baker Institute." Baker Institute, Rice University. (March 15, 2004)


    "Los Alamos National Lab - UT Board of Regents." Texas Education Board UT Board of Regents, Austin TX. (July 15 2004)


    "Magic World of Buckytubes - Brookhaven Lab." New York. (Oct 19, 2004)


    "Nanoscience and the Energy Future - DOE NanoSummit." Dept of Energy Nano Summit, Washington DC. (June 21 2004)


    "Nanotechnology for Energy Prosperity - MRS." MRS Meeting, Boston MA. (Dec 2, 2004)


    "Nanotechnology for a Continental Energy System the Distributed StoreGen Grid" - DOE NNI." DOE National Nanotechnology Initiative, Arlington VA. (March 15, 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - ACS." American Chemical Society, Philadelphia PA. (Aug 24 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - Brookhaven Lab." DOE, New York. (Oct 19, 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - Case Western University." Case Western University, Cleveland OH. (Sept 23, 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - IEEE IEDM Meeting." IEEE International Electron Devices 50th Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA. (December 14, 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - Livability Summit." Livability Summit, Phoenix Arizona. (April 22, 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - Purdue University." Purdue University, Indianapolis ID. (Sept 15 2004)


    "Our Energy Challenge - Stanford University." Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. (July 26 2004)


    "Be A Scientist." Spring Branch Independent School District, Spring, Tx. (September 2, 2003)


    "Nanotechnology, Energy and People." MIT, Houston, Texas. (January 22. 2003)


    "Nanotechnology, the S&T Workforce, Energy and Prospertiy." Washington, D.C.. (May 3, 2003)


    "Our Energy Challenge." Houston Museum of Natural Service, Houston, Tx. (April 22, 2003)


    University Professor.  "Buckyballs, nanotubes, and beyond." Forum on Nanotechnology, Houston, TX. (March 21, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New Materials and Devices from Carbon." Nanotube 2002, Boston, MA. (July 6, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New Materials and Devices from Carbon." Polymeric Nanomaterials 2002 Biennial, Sonoma, CA. (November 18, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New nanotechnology from Carbon." 25th Meeting of the Adhesion Society and The Second World Congress on Adhesion and Related Phenomena, Kissimmee, FL. (February 10, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New Materials and Devices from Carbon." Seaborg Symposium, Los Angeles, CA. (October 26, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New Materials and Devices from Carbon." Austin Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Speaker Series, Austin TX. (September 5, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." Conference on Nanotechnology, Washington, D.C.. (April 8, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Carbon Nanotubes: Catalyst for the National Nanotechnology Initiative." Nanocomposites Symposium, Longbeach, CA. (May 15, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Energy National Security and Science." 23rd Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL. (December 4, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Future of Energy - A Technology Perspective." DoD Future Energy Issues - First Workshop on Non-Renewable Energy Resources, Washington, D.C.. (December 17, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Introduction to Biomedical Applications of Fullerenes." Biomedical Applicaitons of Fullerenes Mini Symposium, Houston, TX. (January 25, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Nanotechnology." Colloquium on Science & Technology in Support of Army Transformation, Washington, D.C.. (November 14, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Oral Testimony given before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Science on Future Directions of the DOE Office of Science.." US House of Representatives Subcommitte on Science, Washington, D.C.. (July 27, 2002)


    University Professor.  "Science of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes." CANEUS 2002, Montreal Canada. (August 26, 2002)


    University Professor.  "The Nanotube and Its Commercial Future." Institute of Technology Quarterly Presentation, Minneapolis, MN. (October 10, 2002)


    University Professor.  "The Role of Public Awareness and Support in Nano Science and Technology." Hispanic Engineering Science & Technology Week, Edinburg, TX. (October 17, 2002)

     Keynote Speaker

    "NREL - PVSC Energy Conf, Lake Buena Vista FL, Jan 4, 2005." NREL - PVSC Energy Conference, Lake Buena Vista FL. (January 4, 2005)


    "Southern Illinois Univ "Our Energy Challenge" Illinois, April 3, 2005." Southern Illinois University, Illinois. (April 3, 2005)


    "WPAFB NanoConference, Dayton OH, March 2, 2005." Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton OH. (March 2, 2005)


    "SWNT Nucleation & Growth, CNST, Guadalupe River Ranch San Antonio, April 9, 2005." Rice University, Guadalupe River Ranch - San Antonio. (April 9, 2005)


    "Scholarship Convocation - Univ of Tuskegee." Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Alabama. (Oct 2, 2004)


    ""Our Energy Challenge"." Columbia University, Low Library. (September 23, 2003)


    "Our Energy Challenge." Rice University, Houston, Texas. (May 3, 2003)


    "Our Energy Challenge." ACS-AICHE, New York, NY. (September 8, 2003)


    University Professor.  "Buckytubes! New Materials and Devices from Carbon." The James and Jeanette Neckers Lectureship in Chemistry, Holland, MI. (April 19, 2002)


    "DARPA SWNT Review, Arlington VA, March 23, 2005." DARPA, Arlington VA. (March 23, 2005)


    "National Geographic Magazine Photoshoot, Salt Water Flats, Utah, May 2005 - Scheduled for publication in June 2006." National Geographic Magazine, Salt Water Flats, Utah. (2005)


    "Celebration for Texas Academy Members and Nobel Laureates - TAC." Texas Academy Conference, San Antonio TX. (January 7, 2004)


    "Oral Review - NIST." NIST, Washington DC. (July 1 2004)


    "Texas Academy Board Hearing - UT Austin." University of Texas, Dallas TX. (Feb 14, 2004)


    "Buckytubes!." Nanokickoff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (5/15/01)


    "Buckytubes!." Northwestern NanoCelebration, Chicago Illinois. (5/21/01)


    "Buckytubes!." National Space & Missiles Materials Symposium, Monterey, CA. (6/25/01)


    "Buckytubes! New devices and materials from carbon." IEEE Nano 2001, Maui, Hawaii. (10/29/01)


    "Buckytubes! New materials and devices from carbon." MidAtlantic Venture Fare, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (10/16/01)


    "Buckytubes! New materials and devices made from carbon." Tsukaba Symposium on Carbon Nanotubes, Tsukaba, Japan. (10/1/01-10/4/01)


    "Buckytubes." Nanoscience and Technology Lectures, Rice University. (4/17/00)


    "Buckytubes." DARPA Symposium Talk, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. (10/12/00)


    "Buckytubes." Technical Advisory Board Meeting, hosted by Warburg Pincus, E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Co., New York, NY. (9/7/00)


    "Buckytubes and Buckyballs." Sciencewriters Lecture, hosted by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, Rice University, Houston, TX. (10/31/00)


    "Buckytubes and Fibers." Air Force Research Laboratory fifteenth Materials and Manufacturing Technology Series, Engineers club of Dayton, Dayton, OH. (9/21/00)


    "Buckytubes and their potential applications in Space." Rice Space Institute, hosted by Rice University, Rice University, Houston, TX. (10/16/00)


    "Carbon Nanotubes." Dow Symposium, Ashman Court Hotel, Midland, MI. (6/12/00)


    "Commercial Production of Carbon Nanotubes." Innovation Concept Forum, hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Rice University, Houston TS. (1/22/00)


    "Fullerene Tubes and Fibers." Conference on Physical Chemistry, hosted by Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford CA. (2/11/00)


    "Gas-phase production of carbon single-walled nanotubes from carbon monoxide via the HiPco process:a parametric study.." AVS 47th International Symposium, (Oct. 2000) With M.J. Bronikowski, P.A. Willis, D.T. Colbert, K.A. Smith


    "Recent Developments in Carbon Nanotubes." Space Caucus, hosted by University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (4/5/00-4/6/00)


    "Buckytubes -- New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." NASA@Langley Visit, Hampton, VA. (November 19, 1999)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." JPL Director's Topical Seminar Series, Pasadena, CA. (August 9, 1999)


    "Carbon Nanotubes: Promise for the Future." Dept. of Defense Science and Technology Seminar, Washington, DC. (March 19, 1999)


    "Nanotechnology." Hearing with the US House of Representatives Science Committee, Washington, DC. (June 22, 1999)


    "Nanotechnology." Hearing with the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology, Washington, DC. (May 12, 1999)


    "Nanotechnology." University of Lund Group Workshop, Houston, TX. (October 5, 1999)


    "Nanotubes and Other Research Activities at the CNST." Revolutionary Aerospace Micro- and Nano-structure Applications Symposium, Dayton, OH. (October 27, 1999)


    "New Technologies on the Horizon." A Space Summit: NASA Planning for the New Millennium, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC. (July 23, 1999)


    "The Future of Science." National Chemistry Week, Shell Museum, Houston, TX. (November 10, 1999)


    "Buckyballs and Tubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." Lecture at Rice Alumni College 1998, Houston, Texas. (March 27, 1998)


    "Buckytubes and Fibers: New Materials for Technology." Dow Chemical Company, Chicago, Illinois. (May 9, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas. (January 12, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." ISA Expo '98 - Instrument Society of America, Houston, Texas. (October 21, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." TCSUH 10th Anniversary - TX Center for Superconductivity - Univ. of Houston, Houston, Texas. (April 30, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." The George B. Kistiakowsky Lecture, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (February 24, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." 21st Army Science Conference, Dept. of the Army, Norfolk, Virginia. (June 15, 1998)


    "Buckytubes: New Materials/Nanotechnology." ACS National Meeting, Dallas, Texas. (March 29, 1998)


    "Fullerene Tubes and Fibers: New Materials and New Devices from Carbon." DOD High Performance Computation Users Group Meeting, Houston, Texas. (June 3, 1998)


    "Future of the Fullerenes." Princeton University Fall Chemistry Symposium, Princeton, New Jersey. (September 25, 1998)


    "Horizons of Nanotechnology and Fullerene Nanotube AFM Tips for Semiconductor Metrology and Beyond." Distinguished Lecturer at Sematech, Austin, Texas. (June 12, 1998)


    "Impact of Science Meeting." EPRI Workshop, CONSAD Research Corp., Washington, DC. (May 14, 1998)


    "International Human Space Exploration." An American Astronautical National Conference/45th Annual Meeting -, Houston, TX. (November 17, 1998) With Stood in for Nicholas Lampson


    "Nanotechnology." Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. (July 24, 1998)


    "Nanotechnology." NanoSpace 1998 - NASA, Houston, TX. (Nov. 3, 1998)


    "Nanotechnology." The Kiwanis Club of Houston, Houston, TX. (April 15, 1998)


    "Nanotechnology." South Texas High School Intern Program, Houston, TX. (June 3, 1998)


    "Nanotechnology." Motorola Memory Options Conference, Austin, Texas. (June 29, 1998)


    "Nobel Prizes." Swedish National Day Celebration, Houston, Texas. (June 7, 1998)


    "The Future of Nanotechnology." Materials Technology Consortium Conference, Rice ASM/TMS Student Chapter, Houston, TX. (April 7, 1998)


    "The Future of Science." Milby Science Institute Summer Intern Program, Houston, Texas. (June 17, 1998)


    "The Future of Science." Teach for America, Furr High School, Houston, TX. (October 22, 1998)


    "The Future of Science." National Chemistry Week Lecture, Houston, Texas. (Nov. 4, 1998)


    "The Future of the Fullerenes." Society of Women Engineers 1998 Convention, Houston, Texas. (June 19, 1998)


    ""Carbon Nanotubes" - Intel." Intel Capital, Santa Clara CA. (March 3, 2004)


    "Nanotechnology & Cancer Research - NCI Alliance." National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD. (Sept 13 2004)


    "Testimony: Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources." Department of Energy, Washington DC. (April 27, 2004)

    Editorial Positions
     Editor, Chemical Physics Letters. Chemical Physics Letters. (1999 - 1999)

     Editor, Chemical Physics Letters. Chemical Physics Letters. (2000 - 2000)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Chemical Physics Letters. Elsevier Science. (2001 - 2001)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Cluster Science. (2001 - 2001)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Molecular Physics. (2001 - 2001)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Distinguished Alumni Award, Hope College (2005)

     2005 Visionary Award, International Society for Optical Engineering (2005)

     Mariluisa Ferrari Lectureship for Life Award, Ohio State University (2005)

     Honorary Doctor of Science, Tuskegee University (2004)

     Doctor Scientiarum Honoris Causa, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (2004)

     Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Richmond (2004)

     Rensselaer Honorary Degree, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (05/17/2003)

     2003 Lifetime Achievement, Small Times Magazine (11/13/2003)

     Highly Cited Researcher Certificate, ISI Thompson Scientific (2002)

     Glen T. Seaborg Medal, University of California - Los Angeles (2002)

     Member, American Physical Society

     Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC)

     Member, American Chemical Society

     100th Anniversary of the Nobel Laureates, The White House (11/27/01)

     Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

     Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

     Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC)

     Member, American Chemical Society

     Member, American Physical Society

     Member, AAAS (1999)

     Nanotechnology Panel, President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

     Member, American Chemical Society (1999)