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    Balsara, Nitash

    TitleChemical Sr Faculty Engineer
    SchoolLawrence Berkeley National Lab
    DepartmentMaterials Sciences
    Address1 Cyclotron Road
    Berkeley CA 94720
    Phone510/642-8973

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      1. Harry KJ, Parkinson DY, Balsara NP. Failure Analysis of Batteries Using Synchrotron-based Hard X-ray Microtomography. J Vis Exp. 2015; (102).
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      2. Petzetakis N, Doherty CM, Thornton AW, Chen XC, Cotanda P, Hill AJ, Balsara NP. Membranes with artificial free-volume for biofuel production. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:7529.
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      3. Jiang Y, Freyer JL, Cotanda P, Brucks SD, Killops KL, Bandar JS, Torsitano C, Balsara NP, Lambert TH, Campos LM. The evolution of cyclopropenium ions into functional polyelectrolytes. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:5950.
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      4. Sun J, Liao X, Minor AM, Balsara NP, Zuckermann RN. Morphology-conductivity relationship in crystalline and amorphous sequence-defined peptoid block copolymer electrolytes. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 22; 136(42):14990-7.
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      5. Beers KM, Yakovlev S, Jackson A, Wang X, Hexemer A, Downing KH, Balsara NP. Absence of Schroeder's Paradox in a Nanostructured Block Copolymer Electrolyte Membrane. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Jun 19; 118(24):6785-91.
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      6. Chen XC, Wong DT, Yakovlev S, Beers KM, Downing KH, Balsara NP. Effect of morphology of nanoscale hydrated channels on proton conductivity in block copolymer electrolyte membranes. Nano Lett. 2014 Jul 9; 14(7):4058-64.
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      7. Pascal TA, Wujcik KH, Velasco-Velez J, Wu C, Teran AA, Kapilashrami M, Cabana J, Guo J, Salmeron M, Balsara N, Prendergast D. X-ray Absorption Spectra of Dissolved Polysulfides in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries from First-Principles. J Phys Chem Lett. 2014 May 1; 5(9):1547-51.
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      8. Wong DH, Thelen JL, Fu Y, Devaux D, Pandya AA, Battaglia VS, Balsara NP, Desimone JM. Nonflammable perfluoropolyether-based electrolytes for lithium batteries. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 4; 111(9):3327-31.
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      9. Sun J, Teran AA, Liao X, Balsara NP, Zuckermann RN. Crystallization in sequence-defined peptoid diblock copolymers induced by microphase separation. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Feb 5; 136(5):2070-7.
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      10. Yakovlev S, Balsara NP, Downing KH. Insights on the study of nafion nanoscale morphology by transmission electron microscopy. Membranes (Basel). 2013; 3(4):424-39.
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      11. Teran AA, Balsara NP. Thermodynamics of Block Copolymers with and without Salt. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Jan 9; 118(1):4-17.
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      12. Harry KJ, Hallinan DT, Parkinson DY, Macdowell AA, Balsara NP. Detection of subsurface structures underneath dendrites formed on cycled lithium metal electrodes. Nat Mater. 2014 Jan; 13(1):69-73.
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      13. Sun J, Teran AA, Liao X, Balsara NP, Zuckermann RN. Nanoscale phase separation in sequence-defined peptoid diblock copolymers. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Sep 25; 135(38):14119-24.
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      14. Jackson A, Beers KM, Chen XC, Hexemer A, Pople JA, Kerr JB, Balsara NP. Design of a humidity controlled sample stage for simultaneous conductivity and synchrotron X-ray scattering measurements. Rev Sci Instrum. 2013 Jul; 84(7):075114.
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      15. Patel SN, Javier AE, Balsara NP. Electrochemically oxidized electronic and ionic conducting nanostructured block copolymers for lithium battery electrodes. ACS Nano. 2013 Jul 23; 7(7):6056-68.
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      16. Ameloot R, Aubrey M, Wiers BM, Gómora-Figueroa AP, Patel SN, Balsara NP, Long JR. Ionic conductivity in the metal-organic framework UiO-66 by dehydration and insertion of lithium tert-butoxide. Chemistry. 2013 Apr 26; 19(18):5533-6.
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      17. Allen FI, Ercius P, Modestino MA, Segalman RA, Balsara NP, Minor AM. Deciphering the three-dimensional morphology of free-standing block copolymer thin films by transmission electron microscopy. Micron. 2013 Jan; 44:442-50.
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      18. Patel SN, Javier AE, Beers KM, Pople JA, Ho V, Segalman RA, Balsara NP. Morphology and thermodynamic properties of a copolymer with an electronically conducting block: poly(3-ethylhexylthiophene)-block-poly(ethylene oxide). Nano Lett. 2012 Sep 12; 12(9):4901-6.
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      19. Patel SN, Javier AE, Stone GM, Mullin SA, Balsara NP. Simultaneous conduction of electronic charge and lithium ions in block copolymers. ACS Nano. 2012 Feb 28; 6(2):1589-600.
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      20. Mullin SA, Stone GM, Teran AA, Hallinan DT, Hexemer A, Balsara NP. Current-induced formation of gradient crystals in block copolymer electrolytes. Nano Lett. 2012 Jan 11; 12(1):464-8.
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      21. Yakovlev S, Wang X, Ercius P, Balsara NP, Downing KH. Direct imaging of nanoscale acidic clusters in a polymer electrolyte membrane. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Dec 28; 133(51):20700-3.
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      22. Nakamura I, Balsara NP, Wang ZG. Thermodynamics of ion-containing polymer blends and block copolymers. Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Nov 4; 107(19):198301.
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      23. Javier AE, Patel SN, Hallinan DT, Srinivasan V, Balsara NP. Simultaneous electronic and ionic conduction in a block copolymer: application in lithium battery electrodes. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011 Oct 10; 50(42):9848-51.
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      24. Wiers BM, Foo ML, Balsara NP, Long JR. A solid lithium electrolyte via addition of lithium isopropoxide to a metal-organic framework with open metal sites. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Sep 21; 133(37):14522-5.
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      25. Patel AJ, Rappl TJ, Balsara NP. Similarity of the signatures of the initial stages of phase separation in metastable and unstable polymer blends. Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Jan 21; 106(3):035702.
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      26. Kim S, Jeong Park M, Balsara NP, Liu G, Minor AM. Minimization of focused ion beam damage in nanostructured polymer thin films. Ultramicroscopy. 2011 Feb; 111(3):191-9.
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      27. Allen FI, Watanabe M, Lee Z, Balsara NP, Minor AM. Chemical mapping of a block copolymer electrolyte by low-loss EFTEM spectrum-imaging and principal component analysis. Ultramicroscopy. 2011 Feb; 111(3):239-44.
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      28. Gomez ED, Panday A, Feng EH, Chen V, Stone GM, Minor AM, Kisielowski C, Downing KH, Borodin O, Smith GD, Balsara NP. Effect of ion distribution on conductivity of block copolymer electrolytes. Nano Lett. 2009 Mar; 9(3):1212-6.
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      29. Park MJ, Downing KH, Jackson A, Gomez ED, Minor AM, Cookson D, Weber AZ, Balsara NP. Increased water retention in polymer electrolyte membranes at elevated temperatures assisted by capillary condensation. Nano Lett. 2007 Nov; 7(11):3547-52.
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      30. Culkin DA, Jeong W, Csihony S, Gomez ED, Balsara NP, Hedrick JL, Waymouth RM. Zwitterionic polymerization of lactide to cyclic poly(lactide) by using N-heterocyclic carbene organocatalysts. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2007; 46(15):2627-30.
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      31. Eitouni HB, Balsara NP. Electrochemically controlled self-assembly of an organometallic block copolymer. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Dec 20; 128(50):16248-52.
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      32. Reynolds BJ, Ruegg ML, Mates TE, Radke CJ, Balsara NP. Diblock copolymer surfactant transport across the interface between two homopolymers. Langmuir. 2006 Oct 24; 22(22):9192-200.
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      33. Reynolds BJ, Ruegg ML, Balsara NP, Radke CJ. Relationship between macroscopic and microscopic models of surfactant adsorption dynamics at fluid interfaces. Langmuir. 2006 Oct 24; 22(22):9201-7.
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      34. Patel AJ, Narayanan S, Sandy A, Mochrie SG, Garetz BA, Watanabe H, Balsara NP. Relationship between structural and stress relaxation in a block-copolymer melt. Phys Rev Lett. 2006 Jun 30; 96(25):257801.
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      35. Pan AC, Rappl TJ, Chandler D, Balsara NP. Neutron scattering and monte carlo determination of the variation of the critical nucleus size with quench depth. J Phys Chem B. 2006 Mar 2; 110(8):3692-6.
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      36. Rappl TJ, Balsara NP. Does coarsening begin during the initial stages of spinodal decomposition? J Chem Phys. 2005 Jun 1; 122(21):214903.
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      37. Eitouni HB, Balsara NP. Effect of chemical oxidation on the self-assembly of organometallic block copolymers. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Jun 23; 126(24):7446-7.
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      38. Hahn H, Eitouni HB, Balsara NP, Pople JA. Responsive solids from cross-linked block copolymers. Phys Rev Lett. 2003 Apr 18; 90(15):155505.
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      39. Balsara NP, Marques CM, Garetz BA, Newstein MC, Gido SP. Anisotropy of lamellar block copolymer grains. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2002 Nov; 66(5 Pt 1):052802.
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