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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




X-ray Microscopy publications (since 1994, reverse order)

McMaster GRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS are indicated by italics
last changed: 21 Feb 2016 (aph)

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302 J.R. Lawrence, M. J. Waiser, G.D.W. Swerhone, J. Roy, V. Tumber, A. Paule, A.P. Hitchcock, J.J. Dynes and D.R. Korber, Effects of Fullerene (C60), Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT), Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) and hydroxyl and carboxyl modified Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes on riverine microbial communities. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (accepted Feb 2016) 10.1007/s11356-016-6244-x

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

300 J.R. Lawrence, G.D.W. Swerhone, J.J. Dynes, A.P Hitchcock and D.R. Korber, Complex organic corona formation on carbon nanotubes reduces microbial toxicity by suppressing reactive oxygen species production, Environmental Science: Nano, 3 (2016) 181-189 DOI: 10.1039/C5EN00229J get pdf

299 D. Carta, A.P. Hitchcock, P. Guttmann , A. Regoutz, A. Khiat, A. Serb, I. Gupta and T. Prodromakis, Spatially resolved TiOx phases in RRAM conductive nanofilaments using soft-X-ray spectromicroscopy, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 21525: (1-10) doi: 10.1038/srep21525 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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296 X.H. Zhu, A.P. Hitchcock, C. Bittencourt, P. Umek and P. Kruger, Individual Titanate Nanostructures Studied by 3D-resolved Polarization Dependent X-ray Absorption Spectra Measured with Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 24192-24200. . doi 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b08539 get pdf

294 A.P. Hitchcock, Soft X-ray spectromicroscopy and ptychography, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 200 (2015) 49-63 doi: 10.1016/j.elspec.2015.05.013 get pdf

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

291 X.H. Zhu, S.S. Kalirai, Adam P. Hitchcock and D.A. Bazylinski, X-ray absorption spectroscopy of biogenic and abiogenic magnetite and maghemite, J. Electron Spectroscopy 199 (2015) 19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.elspec.2014.12.005 get pdf

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290 T. Rema, J.R. Lawrence, J. J. Dynes, A. P. Hitchcock and D.R. Korber, Chlorhexidine-tolerance in Delftia acidovorans biofilms: microscopic and spectroscopic analyses, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 58 (2014) 5673-5686 get pdf

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

284 E.M. Eickhoff, M. Obst, C.Schröder, A.P. Hitchcock, T. Tyliszczak, R.E. Martinez, L.J. Robbins, K.O. Konhauser and A. Kappler, Nickel partitioning in biogenic and abiogenic ferrihydrite: the influence of silica and implications for ancient environments, Geochim Cosmochim Acta 140 (2014) 65-79. get pdf

283 G. Schmid, F. Zeitvogel, L. Hao, P. Ingino, W. Kuerner, J.J. Dynes, C. Karunakaran, J. Wang, Y. Lu, T. Ayers, C. Schietinger, A.P. Hitchcock and M. Obst, Synchrotron-based chemical nano-tomography of microbial cell-mineral aggregates in their natural, hydrated state, Microscopy & Microanalysis 20 (2014) 531-536 get pdf

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282 E.M. Muehe, M. Obst, A.P. Hitchcock, T. Tyliszczak, S. Behrens, C.Schröde J.M. Byrne, M. Michel, U.Kraemer and A. Kappler, Fate of Cd during microbial Fe(III) mineral reduction by a novel and Cd-tolerant Geobacter species, Environmental Science and Technology 47 (2013) 14099-14109 doi: /10.1021/es403365w get pdf

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

278 S.S. Kalirai, D.A. Bazylinski and A.P. Hitchcock, Anomalous magnetic orientations of magnetosome chains in a magnetotactic bacterium: Magnetovibrio Blakemorei strain MV-1, Public Library of Science One 8 (2013) e53368-(1-7) get pdf

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  • 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
  • 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
  • C. Bittencourt, A. P. Hitchcock, X. Ke, G. Van Tendeloo, C. P. Ewels and P. Guttmann, X-ray absorption spectromicroscopy of a thin graphite flake: Imaging and electronic structure via the carbon K-edge, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 3 (2012) 345-350. 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
  • J.R. Lawrence, J.J. Dynes, D.R. Korber, G.D.W. Swerhone, G.G. Leppard, Monitoring the fate of copper nanoparticles in river biofilms using scanning transmission X-ray microscopy (STXM), Chemical Geology 329 (2012) 18-25. get pdf
  • V.S. Coker, J.M. Byrne, N.D. Telling, G. van der Laan, J.R. Lloyd, A.P. Hitchcock, J. Wang and R.A.D. Pattrick, The application of STXM-XMCD to characterise the bio-geo interface during the dissimilatory reduction of Fe(III)-oxyhydroxide, Geobiology 10 (2012) 347-35 get pdf
  • A.F.G. Leontowich and A.P. Hitchcock, Secondary electron deposition mechanism of carbon contamination, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B 30 (2012) 030601:1-3 get pdf
  • 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
  • A.P. Hitchcock, M. Obst, J. Wang, Y.S Lu and T. Tyliszczak, Advances in the detection of As in environmental samples using low energy X-ray fluorescence in a scanning transmission X-ray microscope: Arsenic immobilization by an Fe(II)-oxidizing freshwater bacteria, Environmental Science and Technology 46 (2012) 2821-2829 get pdf
  • S.S. Kalirai, K.P. Lam, D. Bazylinski, U. Lins and A.P. Hitchcock, Examining the chemistry and magnetism of magnetotactic bacterium Candidatus Magnetovibrio blakemorei strain MV-1 using scanning transmission X-ray microscopy, Chemical Geology 300-301 (2012) 14-23. get pdf
  • E. Najafi, A.P. Hitchcock, D.Rossouw and G Botton, Mapping defects in a carbon nanotube by momentum transfer dependent electron energy loss spectromicroscopy, Ultramicroscopy 113 (2012) 158-164.get pdf
  • A.F.G. Leontowich and A.P. Hitchcock, Experimental investigation of beam heating in a soft X-ray scanning transmission X-ray microscope, The Analyst 137 (2012) 370-375.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
  • G. Idiong, A. Won, A. Ruscito, B.O. Leung, A. P. Hitchcock and A. Ianoul, Investigating the Effect of Single Glycine to Alanine Substitution on Membrane Interactions of Antimicrobial Peptide Latarcin 2a, European Biophysics Journal 40 (2011) 805-810. 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
  • J.R. Lawrence and A.P. Hitchcock Synchrotron-based X-ray and FTIR absorption spectromicroscopies of organic contaminants in the environment. Chapter 14 in: Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Anthropogenic Organic Compounds in Environmental Systems. 341-368 B.n Xing, N. Senesi, and P.M. Huang (eds) (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Books Series, John Wiley & Sons) BOOK CHAPTER 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
  • 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, special issue on Advances in VUVX Physics (2011) accepted Dec 2010
  • 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, A.P. Hitchcock and H.D.H. Stöver, Pickering Emulsion Templated Interfacial Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization for Microencapsulation, Langmuir 26 (2010) 17926-17935. 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
  • A. Felten, X. Gillon, M. Gulas, J.-J. Pireaux, X. Ke, G. Van Tendeloo, C. Bittencourt, A.L.D. Kilcoyne, E. Najafi and A.P. Hitchcock, Measuring Point Defect Density in Individual Carbon Nanotubes Using Polarization-Dependent X-ray Microscopy, 4 (2010) 4431-4436. get pdf
  • B.O. Leung, J. L. Brash and A.P. Hitchcock, Characterization of biomaterials by soft X-ray spectromicroscopy, Materials 3 (2010) 3911-3938 (invited review). get pdf
  • E. Najafi, J. Wang, A.P. Hitchcock, J. Guan, S.Denommee and B. Simard, Characterization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Scanning Transmission X-ray Spectromicroscopy: Purification, Order and Dodecyl Functionalization, Journal of the American Chemical Society 132 (2010) 9020-9029. get pdf
  • T.R. Neu, B. Manz, F. Volke, J.J. Dynes, A.P. Hitchcock and J.R. Lawrence. Advanced imaging techniques for assessment of structure, composition and function in biofilm systems. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 72 (2010) 1-21. (invited mini-review) 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
  • K.P. Lam, A.P. Hitchcock, M. Obst, J.R. Lawrence, G.D.W. Swerhone, G.G. Leppard, T. Tyliszczak, C.Karunakaran, J.Wang, K. Kaznatcheev, D. Bazylinski and U. Lins, X-ray magnetic circular dichroism of individual magnetosomes by Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy, Chemical Geology 270 (2010) 110-116 get pdf

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