Publications by authors named "Rafael Verduzco"

38Publications

Recombination of 2Fe-2S Ferredoxins Reveals Differences in the Inheritance of Thermostability and Midpoint Potential.

ACS Synth Biol 2020 12 23;9(12):3245-3253. Epub 2020 Nov 23.

Department of BioSciences, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-140, Houston, Texas 77005, United States.

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December 2020

A Hybrid Metal-Organic Framework-Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanomaterial for Selective Removal of Chromate from Water in an Electrochemical Process.

Environ Sci Technol 2020 10 8;54(20):13322-13332. Epub 2020 Oct 8.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University, MS 319, 6100 Main Street, Houston 77005, United States.

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October 2020

TiO microspheres with cross-linked cyclodextrin coating exhibit improved stability and sustained photocatalytic degradation of bisphenol A in secondary effluent.

Water Res 2020 Sep 28;183:116095. Epub 2020 Jun 28.

Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT), United States; Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Houston, TX, 77005, United States. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Ultralow Surface Tension Solvents Enable Facile COF Activation with Reduced Pore Collapse.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Jul 13;12(29):33121-33127. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-362, Houston, Texas 77005, United States.

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July 2020

Reactive 3D Printing of Shape-Programmable Liquid Crystal Elastomer Actuators.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Jun 15;12(25):28692-28699. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, United States.

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June 2020

Fighting PFAS with PFAS.

ACS Cent Sci 2020 Apr 27;6(4):453-455. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, MS-362, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, United States.

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April 2020

A Comprehensive Study of Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide as a Binder for Silicon Anodes.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2019 Nov 18;11(47):44090-44100. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering , Rice University , 6100 Main Street, MS-362 , Houston , Texas 77005 , United States.

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November 2019

Removal of calcium ions from water by selective electrosorption using target-ion specific nanocomposite electrode.

Water Res 2019 Sep 6;160:445-453. Epub 2019 May 6.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street MS 519, Houston, TX, 77005, USA; Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment, 6100 Main Street MS 6398, Houston, TX, 77005, USA; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street MS 362, Houston, TX, 77005, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Self-Doped Conjugated Polymeric Binders Improve the Capacity and Mechanical Properties of V₂O₅ Cathodes.

Polymers (Basel) 2019 Apr 1;11(4). Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA.

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April 2019

Direct shape programming of liquid crystal elastomers.

Soft Matter 2019 Jan;15(5):870-879

Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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January 2019

Swelling responses of surface-attached bottlebrush polymer networks.

Soft Matter 2018 Aug;14(32):6728-6736

Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA.

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August 2018

Novel Composite Electrodes for Selective Removal of Sulfate by the Capacitive Deionization Process.

Environ Sci Technol 2018 08 6;52(16):9486-9494. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering , Rice University , MS 519, 6100 Main Street , Houston 77005 , United States.

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August 2018

Polymer-Coated Nanoparticles for Reversible Emulsification and Recovery of Heavy Oil.

Langmuir 2018 06 24;34(22):6522-6528. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering , Rice University , 6100 Main Street , MS-362, Houston , Texas 77005 , United States.

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June 2018

Aqueous-Processed, High-Capacity Electrodes for Membrane Capacitive Deionization.

Environ Sci Technol 2018 05 24;52(10):5859-5867. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Civil Engineering Department , The University of Texas at El Paso , 500 West University Avenue , El Paso , Texas 79968 , United States.

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May 2018

Soft Ultrathin Electronics Innervated Adaptive Fully Soft Robots.

Adv Mater 2018 Mar 5;30(13):e1706695. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77204, USA.

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March 2018

Liquid crystal elastomers: emerging trends and applications.

Soft Matter 2017 06;13(24):4320

Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433-7750, USA.

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June 2017

Conducting Block Copolymer Binders for Carbon-Free Hybrid Vanadium Pentoxide Cathodes with Enhanced Performance.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2016 Oct 11;8(42):28585-28591. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University , College Station, Texas 77843, United States.

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October 2016

Preparation of Monodomain Liquid Crystal Elastomers and Liquid Crystal Elastomer Nanocomposites.

J Vis Exp 2016 Feb 6(108):e53688. Epub 2016 Feb 6.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University; Materials Sciences and NanoEngineering, Rice University;

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February 2016

Highly Flexible Self-Assembled V2O5 Cathodes Enabled by Conducting Diblock Copolymers.

Sci Rep 2015 Sep 22;5:14166. Epub 2015 Sep 22.

Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

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September 2015

Correction: Structure, function, self-assembly, and applications of bottlebrush copolymers.

Chem Soc Rev 2015 Nov;44(21):7916

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA.

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November 2015

Actuating materials. Shape-shifting liquid crystals.

Authors:
Rafael Verduzco

Science 2015 Feb;347(6225):949-50

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX.

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February 2015

Structure, function, self-assembly, and applications of bottlebrush copolymers.

Chem Soc Rev 2015 Apr;44(8):2405-20

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, William Marsh Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-362, Houston, TX 77005, USA.

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April 2015

Lamellar and liquid crystal ordering in solvent-annealed all-conjugated block copolymers.

Soft Matter 2014 Jun 10;10(21):3817-25. Epub 2014 Apr 10.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MS-362, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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June 2014

Thermoresponsive PNIPAAM bottlebrush polymers with tailored side-chain length and end-group structure.

Soft Matter 2014 Mar;10(12):2008-15

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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March 2014

Shape-responsive liquid crystal elastomer bilayers.

Soft Matter 2014 Mar;10(9):1411-5

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA.

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March 2014

Conjugated block copolymer photovoltaics with near 3% efficiency through microphase separation.

Nano Lett 2013 Jun 22;13(6):2957-63. Epub 2013 May 22.

Department of Chemical Engineering and ‡Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA.

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June 2013

Dynamic self-stiffening in liquid crystal elastomers.

Nat Commun 2013 ;4:1739

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, MS-362, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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November 2013

Quantitative analysis of structure and bandgap changes in graphene oxide nanoribbons during thermal annealing.

J Am Chem Soc 2012 Jul 5;134(28):11774-80. Epub 2012 Jul 5.

Department of Chemistry, Rice University, MS 222, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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July 2012

Vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes as low-cost and high electrocatalytic counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2011 Aug 3;3(8):3157-61. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, 6100 Main, Houston, Texas 77005, United States.

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August 2011

Well-defined liquid crystal gels from telechelic polymers.

J Am Chem Soc 2008 Feb 16;130(5):1735-40. Epub 2008 Jan 16.

Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA.

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February 2008

Director dynamics in liquid-crystal physical gels.

Soft Matter 2007 Jul;3(8):993-1002

Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd., Pasadena, California, USA.

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July 2007

Buckling instability in liquid crystalline physical gels.

Phys Rev Lett 2006 Apr 13;96(14):147802. Epub 2006 Apr 13.

California Institute of Technology, MC 210-41, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

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April 2006

Rheological study of structural transitions in triblock copolymers in a liquid crystal solvent.

Soft Matter 2006 Apr;2(5):422-431

Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Blvd., Pasadena, California 91125.

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April 2006

Self-assembled liquid-crystalline gels designed from the bottom up.

Nat Mater 2004 Mar 15;3(3):177-82. Epub 2004 Feb 15.

California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, California 91125, USA.

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March 2004