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PUBLICATIONS

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30 Switchable Adhesives for Multifunctional Interfaces

Croll, A.B., Hosseini, N., Bartlett, M.D.

Advanced Materials Technologies, 2019, In Press.
2019
29 Soft Electronic Skin for Multi-Site Damage Detection and Localization

Markvicka, E.J., Tutika, R., Bartlett, M.D.$, Majidi, C.$ ($=Corresponding author)

Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, In Press.
2019
28Liquid Metal-Elastomer Soft Composites with Independently Controllable and Highly Tunable Droplet Size and Volume Loading

Tutika, R., Kmiec, S., Haque, A.B.M., Martin, S.W., Bartlett, M.D.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019,11 (19), 17873–17883.

FEATURED AS COVER ARTICLE
2019
27 Soft-matter damage detection systems for electronics and structures

Bartlett, M.D.$, Markvicka, E.J., Tutika, R., Majidi, C. ($=Corresponding author)

Proceedings of SPIE, 2019, 10971.
2019
26Self-Healing Materials for Soft-Matter Machines and Electronics

Bartlett, M.D., Dickey, M.D., Majidi, C.

Nature Asia Materials, 2019, 11, 19-22.
2019
25Tuning Surface Functionalization and Collagen Gel Thickness to Regulate Cancer Cell Migration

Veettil, S.R., Van Bruggen, S.M., Hwang, D., Bartlett, M.D., Schneider, I.C.

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2019, 179, 37-47.
2019
24Kirigami-enabled, Passive Resonant Sensors for Wireless Deformation Monitoring

Charkhabi, S., Chan, Y.J., Hwang, D., Frey, S.T., Bartlett, M.D.,$ Reuel, N.F.$ ($=Corresponding author)

Advanced Materials Technologies, 2019, 1800683.
2019
23Flexible Thermoelectric Generators with Inkjet-Printed Bismuth Telluride Nanowires and Liquid Metal Contacts

Chen, B., Kruse, M., Xu, B., Tutika, R., Zhang,W., Bartlett, M.D., Wu, Y., Claussen, J.C.

Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 5222-5230.
2019
22Mechanical and Functional Tradeoffs in Multiphase Liquid Metal, Solid Particle Soft Composites

Tutika, R., Zhou, S., Napolitano, R.E., Bartlett, M.D.

Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, 201804336.
2018
21An autonomously electrically self-healing liquid metal-elastomer composite for robust soft-matter robotics and electronics

Markvicka, E.J.*, Bartlett, M.D.*, Huang, X. , Majidi, C. (*=Co-first authors)

Nature Materials, 2018, 17, 618-624.
2018
20Extreme Toughening of Soft Materials with Liquid Metal

Kazem, N., Bartlett, M.D., Majidi, C.

Advanced Materials, 2018, 30, 1706594.
2018
19Tunable Mechanical Metamaterials through Hybrid Kirigami Structures

Hwang, D., Bartlett, M.D.

Scientific Reports, 2018, 8, 3378
2018
18Kirigami-inspired Structures for Smart Adhesion

Hwang, D., Trent, K., Bartlett, M.D.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10 (7), 6747-6754.
2018
17Mechanically Triggered Composite Stiffness Tuning Through Thermodynamic Relaxation (ST3R)

Chang, B.S., Tutika, R., Cutinho, J., Oyola-Reynoso, S., Chen, J., Bartlett, M.D.$, Thuo, M.M.$ ($=Corresponding author)

RSC Materials Horizons, 2018, 5, 416-422.

FEATURED ON INSIDE COVER
2018
16High Strength Reversible Adhesive Closures

King, D.R., Bartlett, M.D., Nalback, M., Irschick, D.J., Crosby, A.J.

Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2017, 55,1783-1790.

2017
15High thermal conductivity in soft elastomers with elongated liquid metal inclusions

Bartlett, M.D.*, Kazem, N.*, Powell-Palm, M.J.*, Huang, X., Sun, W., Malen, J.A., Majidi, C.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2017, 114(9), 2143-2148.
2017
14Rapid Fabrication of Soft, Multilayered Electronics for Wearable Bio-Monitoring

Bartlett, M.D.*, Markvicka, E.J.*, Majidi, C.

Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 8496-8504.
2016
13Elastic Instabilities of a Ferroelastomer Beam for Soft Reconfigurable Electronics

Ramachandran, V., Bartlett, M.D., Wissman, J., Majidi, C.

Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2016, 9, 282-290.
2016
12Stretchable, High-k Dielectric Elastomers through Liquid Metal Inclusions

Bartlett, M.D.*, Fassler, A.*, Kazem, N., Markvicka, E.J., Majidi, C.

Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 3726-3731.

FEATURED ON INSIDE COVER
2016
11 Geckos as Springs: Mechanics Explain Across-Species Scaling of Adhesion

Gilman, C.A., Imburgia, M.J., Bartlett, M.D., King, D.R., Crosby, A.J., Irschick, D.J.

PLoS ONE, 2015, 10(9):e0134604.
2015
10Material Transfer Controlled by Elastomeric Layer Thickness

Bartlett, M.D., Crosby, A.J.

RSC Materials Horizons, 2014, 1, 507-512.
2014
9Creating Gecko-like Adhesives for Real World Surfaces

King, D.R., Bartlett, M.D., Gilman, C.A., Irschick, D.J., Crosby, A.J.

Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 4345-4351.

SIGNIFICANT PRESS COVERAGE
2014
8High Capacity, Easy Release Adhesives from Renewable Materials

Bartlett, M.D., Crosby, A.J.

Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 3405-3409.
2014
7Enhancing Adhesion of Elastomeric Composites through Facile Patterning of Surface Discontinuities

Pendergraph, S.A., Bartlett, M.D., K.R. Carter, Crosby, A.J.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6 (9), 6845-6850.
2014
6Scaling Normal Adhesion Force Capacity with a Generalized Parameter.

Bartlett, M.D., Crosby, A.J.

Langmuir, 2013, 29, 11022-11027.
2013
5Buckling of an Adhesive Polymeric Micropillar

Paretkar, D., Bartlett, M.D., McMeeking, R., Crosby, A.J., Arzt, E.

Journal of Adhesion, 2013, 89, 140-158.
2013
4Opportunities with Fabric Composites as Unique Flexible Substrates

Pendergraph, S.A., Bartlett, M.D., K.R. Carter, Crosby, A.J.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2012, 4 (12), 6640-6645.
2012
3Designing Bio-Inspired Adhesives for Shear Loading: From Simple Structures to Complex Patterns

Bartlett, M.D., Croll, A.B., Crosby, A.J.

Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, 22, 4985-4992.
2012
2Total Recoil: Perch Compliance Alters Jumping Performance and Kinematics in Green Anole Lizards (Anolis carolinensis)

Gilman, C.A., Bartlett, M.D., Gillis, G.B., Irschick, D.J.

Journal of Experimental Biology, 2012, 215, 220-226.
2012
1Looking Beyond Fibrillar Features to Scale Gecko-Like Adhesion

Bartlett, M.D., Croll, A.B., King, D.R., Paret, B.M., Irschick, D.J., Crosby, A.J.

Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 1078-1083.

FEATURED ON INSIDE COVER, TOP TEN MOST ACCESSED (FEB. 2012), SIGNIFICANT PRESS COVERAGE
2012

PATENTS

#Patent
7Soft, Multilayered Electronics for Wearable Devices and Methods to Produce the Same

Majidi, C., Bartlett, M.D., Markvicka, E.J.

US Patent Application No. US 16/129,717.

6Polymer Composite with Liquid Phase Metal Inclusions

Majidi, C., Fassler, A., Bartlett, M.D., Kazem, N., Powell-Palm, M., Malen, J.A.

US Patent Application No. US 15/423,538
5Devices for Application and Load Bearing and Method of Using the Same

Crosby, A.J., Bartlett, M.D., Irschick, D.J., King, D.R.

US Patent No. 9,182,075
4Double and Multi-Sided Adhesive Devices

Crosby, A.J., Bartlett, M.D.

US Patent No. 9,395,038
3Weight-bearing Adhesives with Adjustable Angles

Crosby, A.J., King, D.R., Bartlett, M.D., Irschick, D.J.

US Patent No. 9,440,416 B2
2High Capacity Easy Release Extended Use Adhesive Devices

Crosby, A.J., Bartlett, M.D., Croll, A.B., King, D.R.

US Patent No. 9,603,419 B2
1High Capacity Easy Release Extended use Adhesive Closure Devices

Crosby, A.J., Bartlett, M.D., Irschick, D.J., King, D.R.

US Patent No. 9,574,113 B2

PRESS

SourceTitleYear
Washington PostTerminator skin: Researchers create ‘self-healing’ material for robots2018
FuturismNew Soft Robotic Skin Automatically Heals, Even If You Shoot It Full of Holes2018
C&ENKirigami cuts create strong but removable adhesive2018
NanowerkCreating highly tunable adhesives with kirigami-inspired structures2018
Materials TodayNovel smart material stiffens up when stressed2018
Phys.orgEngineers develop smart material that changes stiffness when twisted or bent2018
Science Daily'Thubber,' a stretchable rubber that packs a thermal conductive punch2017
Electronics WeeklyLiquid metal turns elastomer into a heatsink2017
TechXploreBreakthrough soft electronics fabrication method is a first step to DIY smart tattoos2016
Science ChannelOutrageous Acts of Science2015
Science ChannelWorld’s Strangest Inventions2014
National GeographicStephen Hawking's Science of the Future2014
Fabric LinkTop 10 Textile Innovations in 2013-14 (Geckskin)2014
CNN MoneyTop 5 Science Breakthroughs in 2012 (Geckskin)2013
Discovery ChannelDaily Planet2012
Technology ReviewReusable Sticky Tape Could Hold Up Your TV2012
CNETThe Holy Grail of Adhesives?2012
Scientific AmericanFrom "Sticks Like Glue" to "Sticks Like Gecko"2012
Science DailyGecko Feet Inspire Amazing Glue That Can Hold 700 Pounds on Smooth Wall2012
New England NPRUMass Scientists Create Gecko-Like Super Adhesive2012
WTOP NAE RadioGecko Inspired Tape2012
ABC 40/Fox 6Super Adhesive Inspired by a Reptile2012
Hampshire GazetteTake it from the Gecko: UMass' Super Sticky Device 2012