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Adam P. Hitchcock

Canada Research Chair

in Materials Research
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8S 4M1
V: +1 905 525-9140
F: +1 905 521-2773




Polymers, and polymer model studies (since 1994, reverse order)

last changed: 17 Feb 2022 (aph)

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336 A.P. Hitchcock, PEM-FC analysis using soft X-ray spectromicroscopy: methods and applications. Chapter in PEMFC characterization and modelling - current trends and challenges. J. Stumper and J. Jankovic (eds) (de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany 2022) ( in press)

334 A.P. Hitchcock, Polymer surface characterization by near edge X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy, Chapter 3, in Polymer Surface Characterization, L. Sabbatini (Ed.) 2nd edition (De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany, 2022)  get_pdf

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333 Viatcheslav Berejnov, Boris Rubinstein, Lis G. A. Melo, and Adam P. Hitchcock, Calculating Absorption Dose When X-ray Irradiation Modifies Material Quantity and Chemistry, J. Synchrotron Radiation 28 (2021) 834-838. get_SI.pdf   get_pdf  

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325 Lis G.A. Melo and Adam P. Hitchcock, Electron beam damage of perfluorosulfonic acid studied by soft X-ray spectromicroscopy, Micron 121 (2019) 8-20 get_pdf

324 Weiwei Zhang, Lis Melo, Adam P. Hitchcock and Nabil Bassim, Electron beam damage of epoxy resin film studied by scanning transmission X-ray spectromicroscopy, Micron 120 (2019) 74-79. doi: 10.1016/j.micron.2019.02.003. get_pdf

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311 Z. Yan, R. Hayes, L.G.A, Melo, G.R. Goward, and A.P. Hitchcock, Spectroscopic Analysis of Fluorinated Proton Conducting Materials: Comparing NMR and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopies, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (2018) 3233-3244. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11592 get_pdf

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307 J. Wu, M. Lerotic, R. Leary, S. Collins, Z. Saghi, P Midgley, V. Berejnov, D. Susac, J. Stumper, G. Singh and A.P. Hitchcock, Optimization of Three-Dimensional (3D) chemical imaging by soft X-ray spectro-tomography using a compressed sensing algorithm, Microscopy & Microanalysis 23 (2017) 951-956 doi: :10.1017/S1431927617012466 (has supplemental info) get_pdf

306 J.D. West, Y. Zhu, S. Saem, J. Moran-Mirabal, and A.P. Hitchcock, X-ray absorption spectroscopy and spectromicroscopy of supported lipid bilayers, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121 (2017) 4492-4501 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b02646 get_pdf

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301 L. G. de A. Melo, A.P. Hitchcock, V. Berejnov, D. Susac, J. Stumper and G.A. Botton, Evaluating focused ion beam and ultramicrotome sample preparation for analytical microscopies of the cathode layer of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources 312 (2016) 23-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.02.019 get pdf

298 A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock and R.F. Egerton, Radiation damage in organic solids across the carbon 1s ionization edge, Journal of Electron Spectroscoscopy and Related Phenomena 206 (2016) 58-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2015.11.010 get pdf

297 J.R. Lawrence, G.D.W. Swerhone, J.J. Dynes, D.R. Korber and A.P. Hitchcock, Soft x-ray spectromicroscopy for speciation, quantitation and nano-eco-toxicology of nanomaterials, J. Microscopy 261 (2016) 130-147 doi: 10.1111/jmi.12156 get pdf

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293 G. Schmid, M. Obst, J. Wu and A.P. Hitchcock, 3D chemical imaging of nanoscale biological, environmental and synthetic materials by soft X-ray spectro-tomography Book Chapter in Characterization Tools for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Vol. 5. (2015) (Springer, Berlin, 2015) accepted Apr-15.

292 C. Karunakaran, R. Lahlali, V. Perumal, C.R. Christensen, L.M. Blair; S.S. Miller and A. P. Hitchcock, Introduction of soft X-ray spectromicroscopy as an advanced technique for plant biopolymers research, PLOS One 10 (2015) e0122959. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0122959 get pdf

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289 A.P. Hitchcock and M.F. Toney, Spectromicroscopy and coherent diffraction imaging: focus on energy materials applications. J. Synchrotron Radiation 21 (2014) 1019-1030 get pdf

288 A.P. Hitchcock, V. Berejnov, V. Lee, M.West, M. Dutta and S. Wessel, Carbon corrosion of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell catalyst layers studied by Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy, J. Power Sources 266 (2014) 66-78 get pdf

287 V. Lee, V. Berejnov, M. West, S. Kundu, D. Susac, J. Stumper, R.T. Atanasoski, M.Debe and A.P. Hitchcock, STXM Investigations of Nano Structured Thin Film Catalysts for Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cell Applications, J. Power Sources263 (2014) 163-174 get pdf

286 R.D. Arrua, A.P. Hitchcock, W.B. Hon, M. West and E.F. Hilder, Characterisation of Polymer Monoliths Containing Embedded Nanoparticles by Scanning Transmission X-Ray Microscopy (STXM), Analytical Chemistry 86 (2014) 2876-2881 doi: 10.1021/ac403166u get pdf

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280 A.F.G. Leontowich and A.P. Hitchcock, Fabrication of sealed nanofluidic channels using site-selective direct write (maskless) x-ray lithography, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 15 (2013) 509-518 doi: 10.1007/s10404-013-1170-4 get pdf

279 A.F.G. Leontowich, B. Watts, J. Raabe and A.P. Hitchcock, Direct write (maskless) x-ray nanolithography, Microelectronic Engineering 108 (2013) 5-7. 10.1016/j.mee.2013.03.006 get pdf

  • D. Rossouw, G.A. Botton, E. Najafi, V. Lee and A.P. Hitchcock, Metallic and Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Differentiation individual SWCNT by their Carbon 1s Spectra, ACS Nano 6 (2012) 10965-10972. get pdf
  • W. Cao, M. Masnadi, Q-F. Xiao, Y.-F. Hu, J.-M. Baribeau, J.C. Woicik, A.P.Hitchcock and S.G. Urquhart, Quantification of Strain Through Linear Dichroism in the Si K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectra of Strained Si1-xGex Thin Films, Applied Surface Science 265 (2013) 358-362. get pdf

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  • A.P. Hitchcock, B.O. Leung, J.L. Brash, A. Scholl and A. Doran, Soft X-ray spectromicroscopy of protein interactions with phase segregated polymer surfaces, Proteins at Interfaces III,State of the Art, T. Horbett, J.L. Brash and W. Norde, eds,. (American Chemical Society, Washington USA, 2012) pp 732-760. get pdf
  • A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock, T. Tyliszczak, M. Weigand, J. Wang and C. Karunakaran, Accurate dosimetry in scanning transmission X-ray microscopes via the cross-linking threshold dose of poly(methyl methacrylate) J. Synchrotron Radiation 19 (2012) 976-987. get pdf
  • B.O. Leung, A.P. Hitchcock, R.M. Cornelius,. J.L. Brash, A. Scholl and A.Doran, Using X-PEEM to study biomaterials: protein and peptide adsorption to a polystyrene-poly(methyl methacrylate)-b-polyacrylic acid blend, J. Electron Spectrosc. Rel. Phenom. 185 (2012) 406-416. get pdf
  • A.P. Hitchcock, Soft X-ray Imaging and Spectromicroscopy Chapter 22 in Volume II of the Handbook on Nanoscopy, eds. Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Dirk Van Dyck and Stephen J. Pennycook (Wiley, 2012) pp 745-791 invited BOOK CHAPTER
  • V. Berejnov, Z. Martin, M.M. West, S. Kundu, D. Bessarabov, J. Stumper D. Susac and A.P. Hitchcock, Probing platinum degradation in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells by scanning transmission X-ray microscopy, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14 (2012) 4835 - 4843. get pdf
  • J. Hilhorst, M. M. van Schooneveld, J. Wang, Emiel de Smit, T. Tyliszczak, J.Raabe, A.P. Hitchcock, M. Obst, F. M.F. de Groot and A.V. Petukhov, Three dimensional structure and defects in colloidal photonic crystals revealed by tomographic scanning transmission X-ray microscopy, Langmuir 28 (2012) 3614-3620 get pdf
  • G. E. Mitchell, B. Mickols, D. Hernández-Cruz and A.P. Hitchcock, Unexpected new phase detected in FT30 type reverse Osmosis Membranes using scanning transmission x-ray microscopy, Polymer 52 (2011) 3956-3962. get pdf
  • J. Li, M.A.J. Mazumder, H.D.H. Stöver, A. P. Hitchcock and I.M. Shirley, Studies on Polyurea Microcapsules: Surface Modifications and Capsule Size Control, J. Polym. Science Part A Polym. Chem. (2011) in press (accepted April 11)
  • Z. Martín, I. Jiménez, M.A. Gómez and A. P. Hitchcock, Interfacial Interactions in PP/MMT/SEBS Nanocomposites: influence of polar modifications in the MMT location, Macromolecules 44 (2011) 2179-2189. get pdf
  • B.O. Leung, A.P. Hitchcock, A. Won, Anatoli Ianoul and A. Scholl, Imaging Interactions of Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides with Model Lipid Membranes using X-ray Spectromicroscopy, European Biophysical Journal 40 (2011) 805-810. get pdf
  • M. Vos, R.P. McEachran, G. Cooper and A.P. Hitchcock, Understanding energy loss in large-angle scattering of keV electrons from Ar and Ne, Phys. Rev. A 83 (2011) 022707-1-9. get pdf
  • J. Wang, J. Zhou, H. Fang, T.K. Sham, C. Karunakaran, Y.Lu, G. Cooper and A.P. Hitchcock, Effect of humidity on individual SnO2 coated carbon nanotubes studied by in situ STXM, Proc. VUVX2010, J. Electron Spectrosc. Rel. Phenomena, 184 (2011) 296-300 [special issue on Advances in VUVX Physics (VUVX2010) get pdf
  • A. Won, M. Khan, S. Gustin, A. Akpawu, D. Seebun, T. Avis, B.O. Leung, A. P. Hitchcock and A. Ianoul, Investigating the Effects of L- to D- Amino Acid Substitution and Deamidation on the Activity and Membrane Interactions of Antimicrobial Peptide Anoplin, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1808 (6) (2011) 1592-1600 get pdf
  • A.F.G. Leontowich and A.P. Hitchcock, Zone Plate Focused Soft X-ray Lithography, Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing 103 (2011) 1-11. get pdf
  • J. Li, M.A.J. Mazumder, H.D.H. Stöver, A. P. Hitchcock and I.M. Shirley, Studies on Polyurea Microcapsules: Surface Modifications and Capsule Size Control, J. Polym. Science Part A Polym. Chem. 49 (2011) 3038-3047. get pdf
  • Z. Martín, I. Jiménez, M.A. Gómez and A. P. Hitchcock, Interfacial Interactions in PP/MMT/SEBS Nanocomposites: influence of polar modifications in the MMT location, Macromolecules 44 (2011) 2179-2189. get pdf
  • B.O. Leung, A.P. Hitchcock, J.L. Brash and A. Scholl and A. Doran, An X-ray spectromicroscopy study of protein adsorption to polystyrene-polyethylene oxide blends, Langmuir 26 (2010) 14759-14765. get pdf
  • B.O. Leung, J. Wang, J.L. Brash and A.P. Hitchcock, A. Scholl and A. Doran, An X-ray spectromicroscopy study of albumin adsorption to cross-linked polyethylene oxide films, Advanced Biomaterials, in Advanced Engineering Materials 12 (2010) B133-B138. get pdf

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