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Postdoc — University of Maryland, College Park, 2004-2007Ph.D. — University of California, Berkeley, 2004B.S. — Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997


Electronic transport measurements on novel nanoscale materials, scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy of nanoscale thermal/mechanical/electronic devices, and nanomaterials synthesis

Selected Publications

J. Katoch, D. Le, S. Singh, R. Rao, T.S. Rahman, and M. IshigamiScattering strength of the scatterer inducing variability in graphene on silicon oxide, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 28, 115301 (2016).

R. Tsuchikawa, D. Heligman, B.T. Blue, Z.Y. Zhang, A. Ahmadi, E.R. Mucciolo, J. Hone and M. IshigamiScattering strength of potassium on a carbon nanotube with known chirality, Physical Review B, 94, 045408(2016).

M.S. Lodge, C. Tang, B.T. Blue, A. Martini, B.D. Dawson, and M. IshigamiLubricity of gold nanocrystals on graphene measured using quartz crystal microbalance, Scientific Reports, 6, 31837 (2016).

R.E. Peale, E. Smith, C.W. Smith, Farnood Khalilzadeh-Rezaie, Masa Ishigami, Nima Nader, Shiva Vangala, J.W. Cleary, Electronic detection of surface plasmon polaritons by metal-oxide-silicon capacitor, APL Photonic, 1, 066103 (2016).

K.M. McCreary, A.T. Hanbicki, S. Singh, R.K. Kawakami, G.G. Jernigan, Masa Ishigami, Amy Ng, T.H. Brintlinger, R.M. Stroud, and B.T. Jonker, The effect of preparation conditions on Raman and photoluminescence of monolayer WS2, Scientific Reports, 6, 35154 (2016).

Christian W. Smith; Doug Maukonen; R. E. Peale; C. J. Fredricksen; M. Ishigami; J. W. Cleary, Wavelength-selective visible-light detector based on integrated graphene transistor and surface plasmon coupler, Proc. SPIE 9083, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VI, 90832Q (4 June 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2050018

Brian Shevitski, Matthew Mecklenburg, William A. Hubbard, E. R. White, Ben Dawson, M. S. Lodge, Masa Ishigami, and B. C. Regan, Dark-field transmission electron microscopy and the Debye-Waller factor of graphene, Physical Review B, 87, 045417 (2013).

Jyoti KatochCameron Glasscock, and Masa Ishigami, Ultra high vacuum-compatible sockets for pin grid arrays used in nanoscale and atomic physics, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 31, 023201 (2013).

Christian W. Smith, Jyoti Katoch, and Masa IshigamiImpact of charged impurities on transport properties of graphene nanoribbonsApplied Physics Letters, 102, 133502 (2013).

Jaekyun Jeon, M.S. Lodge, B.D. Dawson, Masa Ishigami, F. Shewmaker, B. Chen, Superb resolution and contrast of transmission electron microscopy images of unstained biological samples on graphene-coated gridsBiochimica et Biophysica Acta-General Subjects, 1830, 3807 (2013).

C.R. Dean, L. Wang, P. Maher, C. Forsythe, F. Ghahari, Y. Gao, J. Katoch, M. Ishigami, P. Moon, M. Koshino, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, K. L. Shepard, J. Hone, P. Kim, Hofstadter’s butterfly in Moiré superlattices: a fractal quantum hall effectNature, 497, 598 (2013).

Rahul Rao, G. Chen, L. M. R. Arava, K. Kalaga, Masa Ishigami, T.F. Heinz, P. M. Ajayan, and A.R. Harutyunyan, Graphene as an atomically thin interface for growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, Scientific Reports, 3, 1891 (2013).

Jyoti Katoch, Sang Nyon Kim, Zhifeng Kuang, Barry L. Farmer, Rajesh R. Naik, Suren A. Tatulian, and Masa IshigamiStructure of a peptide adsorbed on graphene, Nano Letters, 12, 2342 (2012).

M. Ishigami, J. Cumings, A. Zettl, A. Chen, A Simple Method for the Continuous Production of Carbon Nanotubes, Chemical Physics Letters 319, 457 (2000).

P. G. Collins, K. Bradley, M. Ishigami, A. Zettl, Extreme Oxygen Sensitivity of Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes, Science 287, 1801 (2000).

M. Ishigami, Hyoung Joon Choi, Shaul Aloni, S.G. Louie, and M.L. Cohen, Identifying Defects in Nanoscale Materials, Physical Review Letters, 93, 196803 (2004)

M. Ishigami, Jay Deep Sau, S. Aloni, M.L. Cohen, and A. Zettl, Observation of the Giant Stark Effect in Boron Nitride Nanotubes, Physical Review Letters, 94, 056804 (2005).

M. Ishigami, J.H. Chen, E.D. Williams, D. Tobias, Y.F. Chen, M.S. Fuhrer, Hooge’s Constant for Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor, Applied Physics Letters 88, 203116 (2006).

M. Ishigami, Jay Deep Sau, S. Aloni, M.L. Cohen, and A. Zettl, Symmetry Breaking in Boron Nitride Nanotubes, Physical Review Letters, 97, 176804 (2006).

G. Esen, M. Ishigami, E.D. Williams, and M.S. Fuhrer, Transmission Line Impedance of Carbon Nanotube Thin Films for Chemical Sensing, Applied Physics Letters, Applied Physics Letters 90, 123510 (2007).

M. Ishigami, J.H. Chen, W.G. Cullen, M.S. Fuhrer, and E.D. Williams, Atomic Structure of Graphene on SiO2, Nano Letters 7, 1643 (2007).

J.H. Chen, M. Ishigami, M.S. Fuhrer, and E.D. Williams, Printed Graphene Circuits, Advanced Materials, 19, 3623(2007).

D. Tobias, M. Ishigami, E.D. Williams, C.J. Lobb, and M.S. Fuhrer, Origins of 1/f noise in individual semiconducting carbon nanotube field effect transistors, Physical Review B, 77, 033407 (2008).

J.H. Chen, C. Jang, E.D. Williams, M.S. Fuhrer and M. Ishigami, Charged Impurity Scattering in Graphene, submitted, (2007).

J.H. Chen, C. Jang, S. Xiao, M. Ishigami, and M.S. Fuhrer, Intrinsic and Extrinsic Performance Limits of Graphene Devices on SiO2, submitted, (2007).