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"Near-Field Coupled Integrable Two-Dimensional InSe Photosensor on Optical Fiber" Z. Jin, F. Ye, X. Zhang, S. Jia, L. Dong, S. Lei, R. Vajtai, J. T. Robinson, J. Lou, and P. M. Ajayan, ACS Nano, 12, 12571 (2018) [web]

"Integrated light-sheet illumination using metallic slit microlenses," F. Ye, B. W. Avants, A. Veeraraghavan, J. T. Robinson, Opt. Express, 26, 27326 (2018). [web]

"Microfluidics for electrophysiology, imaging, and behavioral analysis of hydra" K. Badhiwala, D. L. Gonzales, D. G. Vercosa, B. W. Avants, J. T. Robinson, Lab on a Chip, 18, 2523 (2018). [web] [cover]

"Super-Temporal-Resolved Microscopy Reveals Multistep Desorption Kinetics of α-Lactalbumin from Nylon,"
W. Wang, H. Shen, N. A. Moringo, N. C. Carrejo, F. Ye, J. T. Robinson, C. F. Landes, Langmuir 34, 6697 (2018). [web]

"Fluidic microactuation of flexible electrodes for neural recording," F. Vitale, D. G. Vercosa, A. V. Rodriguez, S. S. Pamulapati, F. Seibt, E. Lewis, J. S. Yan, K. Badhiwala, M. Adnan, G. Royer-Carfagni, M. Beierlein, C. Kemere, M. Pasquali, J. T. Robinson, Nano Letters,18, 326 (2018). [web]


"Single-Frame 3D Fluorescence Microscopy with Ultra-Miniature Lensless FlatScope," J. K. Adams, V. Boominathan, B. W. Avants, D. G. Vercosa, R. G. Baraniuk, J. T. Robinson, A. Veeraraghavan, Science Advances Vol. 3, e1701548 (2017). [web]

"Molecular machines open cell membranes"  V. García-López, F. Chen, L. G. Nilewski, G. Duret, A. Aliyan, A. B. Kolomeisky, J. T. Robinson, G. Wang, R. Pal, J. M. Tour, Nature Vol. 548, 567 (2017). [web]

“Scalable electrophysiology in intact small animals with nanoscale suspended electrode arrays,” D. L. Gonzales, K. N. Badhiwala, D. G. Vercosa, B. W. Avants, W. Zhong, J. T. Robinson, Nature Nanotech. Vol. 12, 684 (2017). [web]


“Deep imaging in scattering media with single photon selective plane illumination microscopy (SPIM),” K. Pediredla, S. Zhang, B. W. Avants, F. Ye, S. Nagayama, Z. Chen, C. Kemere, J. T. Robinson, and A. Veeraraghavan, J. Biomed. Opt. 0001;21(12):126009 (2016). [web]

"Lensless imaging: a computational renaissance," V. Boominathan, J. K. Adams, M. Salman Asif, B. W. Avants, J. T. Robinson, R. G. Baraniuk, A. C. Sankaranarayanan, A. Veeraraghavan, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 33, 23, (2016). [web]

“Nanotechnologies for the bioelectronic interface,” B. W. Avants, H. Park, J. T. Robinson, in Micro- and nanosystems for biotechnology, Ed. J. C. Love (Wiley, 2016). [web]


"NeuroPG: Open source software for optical pattern generation and data acquisition." B. W. Avants, D. B. Murphy, J. A. Dapello, J. T. Robinson,  Front. Neuroeng. 8:1 (2015). [web]


"Reconfigurable electro-optical directed-logic circuit using carrier-depletion micro-ring resonators," C. Qui, W. Gao, R. Soref, J. T. Robinson, Q. Xu, Opt. Express, Vol. 39, 6767 (2014). [web]


​"Nanowire electrodes for high-density stimulation and measurement of neural circuits," J. T. Robinson, M. Jorgolli, H. Park, Front. Neural Circuits,​ Vol. 7, 38 (2013).​ [web]

"Stretchable photonic crystal cavity with wide frequency tunability," C. L. Yu, H. Kim, N. de Leon, I. Frank, J. T. Robinson, M. McCutcheon, M. Liu, M. D. Lukin, M. Loncar, H. Park, Nano Lett.,​ Vol. 13, 248 (2013).​ [web]

2010 - 2013

"Nanowire-mediated delivery enables functional interrogation of primary immune cells: application to the analysis of chronic lymphocytic leukemia," A. K. Shalek, J. T. Gaublomme, L. Wang, N. Yosef, N. Chevrier, M. S. Andersen, J. T. Robinson, N. Pochet, D. Neuberg, R. S. Gertner, I. Amit, J. R. Brown, N. Hacohen, A. Regev, C. J. Wu, H. Park, Nano Lett., Vol.12, 6498 (2012). [web]

"Vertical nanowire electrode arrays as a scalable platform for intracellular interfacing to neuronal circuits," J. T. Robinson, M. Jorgolli, A. K. Shalek, M-H. Yoon, R. S. Gertner, H. Park, Nature Nanotech., Vol. 7, 180 (2012). [web], [news and views], [cover]

“Systematic discovery of TLR signaling components delineates viral-sensing circuits," N. Chevrier, P. Mertins, M. N. Artyomov, A. K. Shalek, M. Garber, M. Iannacone, M. F. Ciaccio, I. Gat-Viks, T. M. Eisenhaure, K. R. Clauser, N. Yosef, E. Tonti, J. Robinson, A. Sutton, M. S. Andersen, D. E. Root, U. von Andrian, R. B. Jones,H. Park, S. A. Carr, A. Regev, I. Amit, N. Hacohen,  Cell, Vol. 147, 853 (2011). [web], [cover]

"Direction-dependent optical modes in nanoscale silicon waveguides," J. T. Robinson, M. Lipson, Opt. Express, Vol.19, 18380 (2011). [web]

"Vertical silicon nanowires as a universal platform for delivering biomolecules into living cells," A. Shalek, J. T. Robinson, E. S. Karp, J. S. Lee, D-R. Ahn, M-H. Yoon, A. Sutton, M. Jorgolli, R. S. Gertner, T. S. Gujral, G. MacBeath, E. G. Yang, H. Park, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol. 107, 1870 (2010). [web]

2005 - 2009

"Optical Nonreciprocity in Optomechanical Structures," S. Manipatruni, J. T. Robinson, M. Lipson, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 102, 213903 (2009). [web]

"Silicon-waveguide-coupled high-Q chalcogenide microspheres," D. H. Broaddus, M. A. Foster, I. H. Agha, J. T. Robinson, M. Lipson, A. L. Gaeta,  Opt. Express, Vol. 17, 5998 (2009). [web]

"Low loss etchless silicon photonic waveguides," J. Cardenas, C. B. Poitras, J. T. Robinson, K. Preson, L. Chen, M. Lipson,  Opt. Express, Vol. 17, 4752 (2009). 

"Performance investigation of microphotonic-silicon devices in a field trail all-optical network," J. D. Marconi, Arismar Cerqueira S. Jr., J. T. Robinson, N. Sherwood-Droz,  Y. Okawachi, H. E. Hernadez-Figueroa, A. L. Gaeta, M. Lipson, H. L. Fragnito, Opt. Commun., Vol. 5, 849 (2009). [web]

“First-principle derivation of gain in high-index-contrast waveguides,” J. T. Robinson, K. Preston, M. Lipson, O. Painter, Opt. Express, vol. 16, 16659 (2008). 

“On-chip gas detection in silicon optical microcavities,” J. T. Robinson, L. Chen, M. Lipson, Opt. Express, vol. 16, 4296 (2008). 

“Far field control of radiation from an individual optical nanocavity: analogue to an optical dipole,” J. T. Robinson and M. Lipson, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 100, 043902 (2008). [web,pdf]

“Inducing photonic transitions between discrete modes in a silicon optical microcavity,” P. Dong, S. F. Preble, J. T. Robinson, S. Manipatruni, M. Lipson  Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 100, 033904 (2008). 

“Role of radiation and surface plasmon polaritons in the optical interactions between nano-slit and a nano-groove on a metal surface,” L. Chen, J. T. Robinson, M. Lipson, Opt. Express, vol. 14, 12629 (2006). [web]

“Imaging highly confined modes in sub-micron scale silicon waveguides using transmission-based near-field scanning optical microscopy,” J. T. Robinson, S. F. Preble, M. Lipson, Opt. Express, vol. 14, 10588 (2006). 

“Spontaneous emergence of periodic patterns in a biologically inspired simulation of photonic structures,” A. Gondarenko, S. Preble, J. Robinson, L. Chen, H. Lipson, M. Lipson, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 96, 143904 (2006). 

“Ultrasmall mode volumes in dielectric optical microcavities,” J. T. Robinson, C. Manolatou, L. Chen, M. Lipson, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 95, 143901 (2005). 

PRE - 2005

“Particle swarm optimization in electromagnetics,” J. Robinson, and Y. Rahmat-Samii, IEEE Trans. on Ant. and Prop., vol. 52, 397 (2004). [web]

“Particle swarm optimization (PSO): a novel paradigm for antenna designs,” Y. Rahmat-Samii, D. Geis, J. Robinson, The Radio Science Bulletin, vol. 305, 14 (2003). [web]

“Standard and micro genetic algorithm optimization of profiled corrugated horn antennas,” S. Sinton, J. Robinson, Y. Rahmat-Samii, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 20, 449 (2002). [web]




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