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[26] A. K. Menon*, M. Jia*, S. Kaur, C. Dames and R. S. Prasher, “Prospects for Distributed Solar Desalination: A Levelized Cost Analysis with Energy Storage and Brine Management” (under review).

[25] C. Finnerty, A. K. Menon, K. Conway, D. Lee, M. Nelson, J. J. Urban, D. Sedlak and B. Mi, “Interfacial Solar Evaporation by 3D Graphene Oxide Stalk for Brine Treatment” (under review).

[24] D. Lilley, A. K. Menon, S. Kaur, S. Lubner and R. S. Prasher, “Phase change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage: A Perspective on Linking Phonon Physics to Performance” (under review). [Invited Article]   [Special Issue]

2021

[23] M. P. Gordon*S. A. Gregory*, J. P. Wooding, S. Ye, G. M. Su, D. S. Seferos, M. D. Losego, J. J. Urban, S. K. Yee and A. K. Menon, Microstructure and heteroatom dictate the doping mechanism and thermoelectric properties of poly(alkyl-chalcogenophenes) Applied Physics Letters, vol. 118, 2021. [Invited article]   [Featured article]    [Special Issue]

[22] S. A. Gregory, R. Hanus, A. Atassi, J. Rinehart, J. P. Wooding, A. K. Menon, M. D. Losego, G. J. Snyder and S. K. Yee, Quantifying charge carrier localization in chemically doped semiconducting polymers, Nature Materials2021.

[21] L. Yang*, M. P. Gordon*A. K. Menon, A. Bruefach, K. Haas, M. C. Scott, R. S. Prasher and J. J. Urban, Decoupling electron and phonon transport in single nanowire Te-PEDOT:PSS hybrid thermoelectrics, Science Advances, vol. 72021.

[20] A. Z. Haddad*, A. K. Menon*, H. Kang, J. J. Urban, R. S. Prasher and R. KosteckiSolar Desalination Using Thermally Responsive Ionic Liquids Regenerated with a Photonic Heater, Environmental Science & Technologyvol. 552021.

[19] M. P. Gordon, K. Haas, E. ZaiaA. K. Menon, L. Yang, A. Bruefach, M. D. Galluzzo, M. C Scott, R. S Prasher, A. Sahu and J. J. Urban, Understanding Diameter and Length Effects in a Solution‐Processable Tellurium‐Poly (3, 4‐Ethylenedioxythiophene) Polystyrene Sulfonate Hybrid Thermoelectric Nanowire Mesh Advanced Electronic Materials, 2000904, 2021.

2020

[18] A. K. Menon, I. Haechler, S. Kaur, S. Lubner and R. S. Prasher, “Enhanced solar evaporation using a photo-thermal umbrella for waste water management,” Nature Sustainability, 2020.

2019

[17] J. J. Urban, A. K. Menon, Z. Tian, A. Jain and K. Hippalgaonkar, “New horizons in thermoelectric materials: Correlated electrons, organic transport, machine learning, and more,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 125, 2019. [Invited article] 

[16] A. Gunawan, R. A. Simmons, M. W. Haynes, D. Moreno, A. K. Menon, M. C. Hatzell and S. K. Yee, “Techno-Economics of Cogeneration Approaches for Combined Power and Desalination From Concentrated Solar Power,” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 141 (021004), 2019.

[15] J. F. Ponder Jr, A. K. Menon, R. R. Dasari, S. L. Pittelli, K. J. Thorley, S. K. Yee, S. R. Marder and J. R. Reynolds, “Conductive, Solution‐Processed Dioxythiophene Copolymers for Thermoelectric and Transparent Electrode Applications,” Advanced Energy Materials, 1900395, 2019.

[14] H. M Elmoughni, A. K. Menon, R. Wolfe and S. K. Yee, “A Textile‐Integrated Polymer Thermoelectric Generator for Body Heat Harvesting,” Advanced Materials Technologies, 1800708, 2019.

[13] R. Wolfe, A. K. Menon, J. R. Reynolds, S. R. Marder and S. K. Yee, “Thermoelectric Performance of n‐Type Poly (Ni‐tetrathiooxalate) as a Counterpart to Poly (Ni‐ethenetetrathiolate): NiTTO versus NiETT,” Advanced Electronic Materials, 1900066, 2019. [Special Issue]

[12] A. K Menon, R. Wolfe, S. Kommandur and S. K. Yee, “Progress in Nickel‐Coordinated Polymers as Intrinsically Conducting n‐Type Thermoelectric Materials,” Advanced Electronic Materials, 1800884, 2019. [Invited article]    [Special Issue]

[11] S. A. Gregory, A. K. Menon, S. Ye, D. S. Seferos, J. R. Reynolds and S. K. Yee, “Effect of Heteroatom and Doping on the Thermoelectric Properties of Poly (3‐alkylchalcogenophenes),” Advanced Energy Materials, 1802419, 2019.

2018

[10] A. K. Menon, R. Wolfe, J. R. Reynolds, S. R. Marder and S. K. Yee, “Simultaneous Enhancement in Electrical Conductivity and Thermopower of n-type NiETT/PVDF Composite Films by Annealing,” Advanced Functional Materials, 1803275, 2018.

[9] A. K. Menon, R. Wolfe, J. R. Reynolds, S. R. Marder and S. K. Yee, “Systematic Power Factor Enhancement in n‐Type NiETT/PVDF Composite Films,” Advanced Functional Materials, 1801620, 2018.

2017

[8] K. Gordiz, A. K. Menon and S. K. Yee, “Interconnect Patterns for Printed Organic Thermoelectric Devices with Large Fill Factors,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 122, 2017.

[7] A. K. Menon, O. Meek, A. Eng and S. K. Yee, “Radial thermoelectric generator fabricated from n‐and p‐type conducting polymers,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science vol. 134, 2017. [Special Issue]

[6] A. K. Menon, E. Uzunlar, R. Wolfe, J. R. Reynolds, S. R. Marder and S. K. Yee, “Metallo-organic n-type thermoelectrics: Emphasizing advances in nickel-ethenetetrathiolates,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 134, 2017. [Special Issue]

2016

[5] A. K. Menon and S. K. Yee, “Design of a Polymer Thermoelectric Generator Using Radial Architecture,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 119, 2016. [Most read articles in JAP in 2016] 

[4] K. Ankireddy, A. K. Menon, B. Iezzi, S. K. Yee, M. Losego and J. Jur, “Electrical Conductivity, Thermal Behavior, and Seebeck Coefficient of Conductive Films for Printed Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Systems,” Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 45, 2016.

2013

[3] A. K. Menon, A. Farid and N. Ozalp, “A New Solar Reactor Aperture Mechanism Coupled with Heat Exchanger,” Chemical Engineering Transactions, vol. 35, 2013.

2012

[2] J. Costandy, A. K. Menon, N. El Ghazal, M. T. Mohamed, V. Shilapuram, and N. Ozalp, “Effect of reactor geometry on the temperature distribution of hydrogen producing solar reactors,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, 2012.

2011

[1] A. K. Menon and N. Ozalp, “Optical Analysis of Variable Aperture Mechanism for a Solar Reactor,” International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, vol. 5, 2011.