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1.      Alcantar NA, Salinas MD, Herrera R, Manero O. Rheological characterization of 4,4'-bis(diethylamino) benzophenone functionalized polybutadienes with low and medium vinyl content. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Sep 6, 1995, 57(10): 1173-1181.

2.      Alcantar NA, Herrera R, Manero O. Synthesis and rheology of modified polybutadienes. Predictions of the Doi and Edwards model. Acta Mex. Cienc. Tecnol., (1998), 13(43): 91-99.

3.      Seitz M, Wong JY, Park CK, Alcantar NA, Israelachvili JN. Formation of tethered supported bilayers via membrane-inserting reactive lipids. Thin Solid Films, Aug 31, 1998, 329: 767-771.

4.      Israelachvili JN, Giasson S, Kuhl T, Drummond C, Berman A, Luengo G, Pan J-M, Heuberger M, Drucker W, Alcantar NA. Some fundamental differences in the adhesion and friction of rough versus smooth surfaces. Proceedings of the 26th Leeds-Lyon Symposium. Dowson D, ed. Elsevier Science. September 1999.

5.      Alcantar NA, Aydil ES, and Israelachvili JN. Effect of Water Plasma on Silica Surfaces: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications. In: Fundamental and applied aspects of chemically modified surfaces. Edited by: Blitz, J and Little CB. May 1999, Royal Society of Chemistry. London, UK.

6.      Alcantar NA, Aydil ES, and Israelachvili JN. Polyethylene glycol coated biocompatible surfaces. J.Biom. Mater. Res., 2000, 51: 343351.

7.      Golan Y, Alcantar NA, Kuhl TL, and Israelachvili JN. A generic substrate for the Surface Forces Apparatus: preparation and characterization of silicon nitride surfaces. Langmuir, 2000, 16: 6955-6960.

8.      Kuhl T, Smith GS, Majewski J, Hamilton W, Alcantar N. Investigating confined complex fluids with neutron reflectivity. Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) Department of Energy. Division Research Review. LA-13943-PR, 2001.

9.      Drummond C, Alcantar N, Israelachvili J, Tenne R, Golan Y. Microtribology and friction-induced material transfer in WS2 nanoparticle additives. Adv. Funct. Mat., 2001, 11 (5): 348-354.

10.  Drummond C, Alcantar NA, Israelachvili JN. Shear alignment of confined hydrocarbon liquid films. Phys. Rev. E: (2002), 66(1), 011705/1-011705/6.

11.  Kuhl T, Smith GS, Majewski J, Hamilton W, Alcantar N. Investigating confined complex fluids with neutron reflectivity. Neutron News. (2003) 14(1), 29-31.

12.  Alcantar NA, Park C, Pan J-M, Israelachvili JN. Adhesion and coalescence of ductile metal surfaces and nano-particles. Acta Materialia. (2003) 51(1), 31-47.

13.  Alcantar NA, Boles J, Israelachvili JN. Forces and ionic transport between mica surfaces: Implications for pressure solution, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2003, 67 (7): 1289-1304.

14.  Ruths M; Alcantar NA; Israelachvili JN. Boundary friction of aromatic silane self-assembled monolayers measured with the surface forces apparatus and friction force microscopy. J of Phys Chem B, 2003, 107(40): 11149-11157.

15.  W. A. Hamilton, G. S. Smith, N. A. Alcantar, J. Majewski, R. G. Toomey, and T. L. Kuhl, Determining the Density Profile of Confined Polymer Brushes using Neutron Reflectivity, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2004, 42(17), 3290-3301.

16.  Israelachvili, Jacob N.; Alcantar, Norma A.; Maeda, Nobuo; Mates, Thomas E.; Ruths, Marina.  Preparing Contamination-free Mica Substrates for Surface Characterization, Force Measurements, and Imaging.  Langmuir  (2004),  20(9),  3616-3622.

17.  Seferos DS, Banach DA, Alcantar NA, Israelachvili JN, Bazan GC, alpha,omega-bis(thioacetyl)oligophenylenevinylene chromophores from thioanisol precursors, J ORG CHEM 69 (4): 1110-1119 FEB 20 2004

18.  Young, K., N. Alcantar, by A. Cunningham, Cactus goo purifies water. Science News, 2005. 168(12): p. 190.

19.  Young, Kevin; Anzalone, Alessandro; Alcantar, Norma A. Using the Mexican cactus as a natural-based process for removing contaminants in drinking water. PMSE Preprints (2005), 93 965-966.


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