Publications & Patents


    (* = undergraduate, #=M.S. student coauthors)                                   Image removed.

"Multi-Scale Modeling of Early-State Morphology in Solution-Processed Polycrystalline Thin Films", Patrick, D.L.; Schaaf, C.#; Morehouse, R.*; Johnson, B. L. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, in press.

"Predictive modeling of nanoscale domain morphology in solution-processed organic thin films", Schaaf, C.#; Jenkins, M.*; Morehouse, R.*; Stanfield, D.*; McDowall, S.; Johnson, B.L.; Patrick, D.L. Phys. Rev. Mater20171, 043404.  

"Analysis of Optical Losses in High-Efficiency CuInS2-Based Nanocrystal Luminescent Solar Concentrators: Balancing Absorption versus Scattering”, Ryan Sumner#, Steven Eiselt*, Troy B. Kilburn, Christian Erickson, Brian Carlson*, Daniel R. Gamelin, Stephen McDowall, David L. Patrick, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2017, 121, 3252-3260. 

"High Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors using Ambient Deposition of Tetracene Single Crystals”, Logan Morrison*, Dane Stanfield*, Michael Jenkins*, Aleksandr Baronov#, D. L. Patrick, Janell Leger, Org. Electr. 2016, 33, 269. 

"A Simple Model of Burst Nucleation”, Aleksandr Baronov#, Kevin Bufkin#, Daniel W. Shaw#, Brad. L. Johnson, D. L. Patrick, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys201517, 20846.  

"Zero-Reabsorption Doped-Nanocrystal Luminescent Solar Concentrators”, Christian S. Erickson#, Liam R. Bradshaw#, Stephen McDowall, John D. Gilbertson, Daniel R. Gamelin, David L. Patrick, ACS Nano 20148, 3461. 

"Structurally Engineered Perylene Dyes for High Efficiency Luminescent Solar Concentrators”, W. E. Benjamin#, M. J. Perkins*, D. R. Veit*, E. Bain*, K. Scharnhorst*, S. McDowall, D. L. Patrick, and John D. Gilbertson, Chem. Mater. 2014. 26, 1291.  Selected as Editor’s Choice

"Comprehensive analysis of escape-cone losses from luminescent waveguides”, S. McDowall, T. Butler,# E. Bain,* K. Scharnhorst,* and D. L. Patrick, Appl. Opt., 201352, 1230. 

“Organic-Vapor-Liquid-Solid Deposition with an Impinging Gas Jet”, D. W. Shaw#, K. Bufkin#, A. A. Baronov*, B. L. Johnson, D. L. Patrick, J. Appl. Phys2012111, 074907. 

“Stamping Oriented Molecular Monolayers Using Liquid Crystal Inks”, R. Thompson*, C. Lund*, S. A. Hickman, E. Krohn*, D. L. Patrick, Chem. Comm201147, 7668. 

“Mechanistic Origins of Hierarchical Order in Organic Monolayers Deposited From Liquid Crystal Solvents”, N. Gislason*, C. Murphy#, D. L. Patrick, J. Phys. Chem. C2010 114, 12659.

“Simulations of Luminescent Solar Concentrators: Effects of Polarization and Fluorophore Alignment”, S. McDowall, B. L. Johnson, D. L. Patrick, J. Appl. Phys., 2010108, 053508. 

“Cooperative Ordering at Liquid Crystal Interfaces and its Role in Orientational Memory”, Douglas M. Scott#, Nickolaus A. Smith*, Joseph J. Valente*, Rachel Adams*, Kevin Bufkin#, David L. Patrick, J. Phys. Chem. B2010114, 1810. 

“Simulation in Force Spectroscopy”, D. L. Patrick, in Handbook of Molecular Force Spectroscopy, A. Noy (Ed.), (Springer, 2007).

“Engineered Growth of Organic Molecular Crystals Using Liquid Crystal Solvents”, F. Scott Wilkinson#, Ronald F. Norwood*, Joseph M. McLellan#, L. Rhys Lawson#, David L. Patrick, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006128, 16468.  

“Getting Organized at the Nanoscale with Thermotropic Liquid Crystal Solvents”, D. L. Patrick, F. Scott Wilkinson#, T. L. Fegurgur*, Proc. SPIE20055936, 59360A. 

“Controlled symmetry breaking to grow chiral films from achiral molecules”, A. Berg*, D. L. Patrick, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., 200543, 1744. 

“Controlling the Orientation of Micron-Sized Rod-Shaped SiC Particles with Nematic Solvents”, M. D. Lynch#, D. L. Patrick, Chem. Mater., 2004 16, 762. 

“Controlling Molecular Alignment in an Organic Monolayer with a Sacrificial Liquid Crystal Template”, S. Hickman*, A. Hamilton*, D. L. Patrick, Surf. Sci.2003 537, 113. 

“Atomistic Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Chemical Force Microscopy”, D. L. Patrick, J. F. Flanagan IV*, P. Kohl*, R. M. Lynden-Bell, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003125, 6762. 

“Organizing Carbon Nanotubes with Liquid Crystals”, M. D. Lynch#, D. L. Patrick, Nano Letters 2002 2, 1197. 

“Chiral Symmetry Breaking in Interfacial Fluid of Achiral Molecules”, P. Kohl*, D. L. Patrick, J. Phys. Chem. B.2001105, 8203. 

“Formation of Uniaxial Molecular Films by Liquid Crystal Imprinting in a Magnetic Field”, J. D. Mougous*, A. J. Brackley*, K. Foland*, R. T. Baker#, D. L. Patrick, Phys. Rev. Lett., 200084, 2742. Phys. Rev. Focus news story  

“Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Atomic Force Microscopy: Imaging Single-Atom Vacancies on Ag(001) and Pt(001)”, M. KatagiriD. L. Patrick, R. M. Lynden-Bell, Surface Science1999431, 260. 

“Competitive Adsorption, Phase Segregation and Molecular Motion at a Solid-Liquid Interface Studied by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy”, R. T. Baker#, J. D. Mougous*, A. Brackley*, D. L. Patrick, Langmuir 199915, 4884. 

“Atomistic Simulations of Fluid Structure and Solvation Forces in Atomic Force Microscopy”, D. L. Patrick and R. M. Lynden-Bell, Surface Science 1997380, 224. 

“Nanometer-Scale Aspects of Molecular Ordering in Nanocrystalline Domains at a Solid Interface: The Role of Liquid Crystal - Surface Interactions Studied by STM and Molecule Corrals”, D.L. Patrick, V.J. Cee*, M.D. Morse and T.P. Beebe, Jr., J. of Phys. Chem.1999103, 8328.  

“Transition from Epitaxial to Non-Epitaxial Ordered Monolayers in Pyrolyzed 8CB Studied by STM”, F. Stevens, D. L. Patrick, V. J. Cee*, T. J. Purnell*, T. Cook, T. P. Beebe, Jr., Langmuir142396 (1998).  

“Supplemental instruction: An effective component of student affairs programming”, E. O. Kochenour, D. S. Jolley, J. G. Kaup, D. L. Patrick, K. D. Roach, L. A. Wenzler, J. Coll. Stud. Develop. 1997, 38, 577.  

“On the Mechanism of Molecular Ordering in Monolayer Liquid Crystal Films”, D. L. Patrick, V. J. Cee*, T. P. Beebe, Jr., J. Phys. Chem1996100, 8478. 

“Defect Pinning in Monolayer Films by Highly Controlled Graphite Defects: Molecule Corrals”, D. L. Patrick, V. J. Cee*, T. Purcell*, and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Langmuir 199612, 1830. 

“ 'Molecule Corrals' for Studies of Monolayer Films”, D. L. Patrick, V. J. Cee* and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Science 1994265, 231. 

“Substrate Defects and Variations in Interfacial Ordering of Monolayer Molecular Films on Graphite”, D. L. Patrick and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Langmuir 199410, 298. 

“An Ultrahigh Vacuum Surface Science Chamber with Integral Scanning Tunneling Microscope”, A. J. Leavitt, T. Han, J. M. Williams, R. S. Bryner, D. L. Patrick, C. E. Rabke-Clemmer, and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Rev. Sci. Instrum. 199465, 75. 

“Superperiodic Features Observed on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy”, V. J. Cee*, D. L. Patrick, and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Surf. Sci. 1994329,141. 

“Scanning Tunneling and Atomic Force Microscopy: Tools for Imaging the Chemical State”, D. L. Patrick and T. P. Beebe, Jr., pp. 159-227, in Microscopic and Spectroscopic Imaging of the Chemical State, book chapter, M. D. Morris, ed., (Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1993).

“On the Origin of Large-Scale Periodicities Observed During Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite”, D. L. Patrick and T. P. Beebe, Jr., Surf. Sci. Lett.1993,  297, L119.

“Attenuated total reflection Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopic study of ion–solvent and ion–ion interactions in lithium perchlorate–nitromethane solutions”, P. W. Faguy, W. R. Fawcett, D. L. Patrick,  J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans., 199187, 2961. 

Book Chapters        Image removed.

“Simulation in Force Spectroscopy”, D. L. Patrick., pp. 161-182, in Handbook of Molecular Force Spectroscopy, book chapter, A. Noy, ed., Springer, Inc. (2007).

“Scanning Tunneling and Atomic Force Microscopy: Tools for Imaging the Chemical State”, D. L. Patrick and T. P. Beebe, Jr., pp. 159-227, in Microscopic and Spectroscopic Imaging of the Chemical State, book chapter, M. D. Morris, ed., Marcel Dekker, Inc. (1993).

Patents     Image removed.

  • U.S. Patent Application No. 61/841887.  D. L. Patrick, J. Gilbertson, S. McDowall, C. Erickson, D. Gamelin, L. Bradshaw, E. Maclaurin, assigned to Western Washington University and The University of Washington (2014).
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,723,396. D. L. Patrick, assigned to Western Washington University.  (2004).
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,858,270. D. L. Patrick, assigned to Western Washington University.  (2005).