Matthew Libera - Journal Publications

Y. Wu, J. Liang, F. Horkay, and M. Libera, 

Antimicrobial loading into and release from poly(ethylene glycol)/poly(acrylic acid) semi-interpenetrating hydrogels. 

Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2016. 54(1): p. 64-72. 

Y. Ma and M. Libera, 

Molecular Crowding Effects on Microgel-Tethered Oligonucleotide Probes. 

Langmuir, 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01518

B.W. Peterson, Y. He, Y. Ren, A. Zerdoum, M.R. Libera, P.K. Sharma, A.J. van Winkelhoff, D. Neut, P. Stoodley, H.C. van der Mei, and H.J. Busscher, 

Viscoelasticity of biofilms and their recalcitrance to mechanical and chemical challenges. 

FEMS microbiology reviews, 2015. 39(2): p. 234-245. 

Y. Lu, Y. Wu, J. Liang, M.R. Libera, and S.A. Sukhishvili, 

Self-defensive antibacterial layer-by-layer hydrogel coatings with pH-triggered hydrophobicity. 

Biomaterials, 2015. 45: p. 64-71. 

E. Firlar, M. Libera, H. Ilarslan, and M. Misra, 

Corneodesmosomal Water Content in Frozen-Hydrated Porcine Skin. 

Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2015. 135: p. 1689-1691. 

J.F. Da Silva Domingues, S. Roest, Y. Wang, H.C. Van Der Mei, M. Libera, T.G. Van Kooten, and H.J. Busscher, 

Macrophage phagocytic activity toward adhering staphylococci on cationic and patterned hydrogel coatings versus common biomaterials. 

Acta Biomaterialia, 2015. 18: p. 1-8. 

I. Zhuk, F. Jariwala, A.B. Attygalle, Y. Wu, M. Libera, and S.A. Sukhishvili, 

Self-defensive layer-by-layer films with bacteria-triggered antibiotic release. 

ACS Nano, 2014. 8(8): p. 7733-7745. 

Y. Wu, J. Liang, K. Rensing, T.-M. Chou, and M. Libera, 

Extracellular Matrix Reorganization during Cryo Preparation for Scanning Electron Microscope Imaging of Staphylococcus aureus Biofilms. 

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2014. 20: p. 1348-1355. 

Y. Wang, J. da Silva Domingues, G. Subbiahdoss, H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, and M. Libera, 

Conditions of Lateral Surface Confinement that Promote Tissue-Cell Integration and Inhibit Biofilm Growth. 

Biomaterials, 2014. 35(21). 

Q. Wang and M. Libera, 

Microgel-modified surfaces enhance short-term osteoblast response. 

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2014. 118: p. 202-209. 

X. Dai and M. Libera, 

Dip-pen microarraying of molecular beacon probes on microgel thin-film substrates. 

Analyst, 2014. 139(21): p. 5568-5575. 

Y. Wu, Q. Wang, and M. Libera, 

PEG-based microgels to modify biomaterials surfaces. 

Macromolecular Symposia, 2013. 329(1): p. 35-40. 

Y. Wang, E. Firlar, X. Dai, and M. Libera, 

Poly(ethylene glycol) as a biointeractive electron-beam resist. 

Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2013. 51(21): p. 1543-1554. 

Q. Wang, X. Yu, and M. Libera, 

Reducing Bacterial Colonization of 3-D Nanofiber Cell Scaffolds by Hierarchical Assembly of Microgels and an Antimicrobial Peptide. 

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2013. 2(5): p. 687-691. 

V. Sharma, A. Compagnoni, M. Libera, A.K. Muszanska, H.J. Busscher, and H.C. Van Der Mei,

Simulating anti-adhesive and antibacterial bifunctional polymers for surface coating using BioScape.

in ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics. 2013. Washington, DC. 

X. Dai, S.A.E. Marras, and M. Libera, Gel-Tethered Molecular Beacons, W.I.P. Organization, Editor. 2013. 

A. Compagnoni, V. Sharma, Y. Bao, M. Libera, S. Sukhishvili, P. Bidinger, L. Bioglio, and E. Bonelli, 

BioScape: A modeling and simulation language for bacteria-materials interactions. 

Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 2013. 293: p. 35-49. 

Y. Wang, G. Subbiahdoss, J. de Vries, M. Libera, H.C. van der Mei, and H.J. Busscher, 

Effect of adsorbed fibronectin on the differential adhesion of osteoblast-like cells and Staphylococcus aureus with and without fibronectin-binding proteins. 

Biofouling, 2012. 28(9): p. 1011-1021. 

Y. Wang, M. Libera, H.J. Busscher, and H.C. van der Mei, 

Mono-functional to multifunctional coatings: The changing paradigm to control biofilm formation on biomedical implants, 

in Biofilms in Bioengineering, M. Simoes and F. Mergulho, Editors. 2012, Nova Science: Commack. 

Q. Wang, E. Uzunoglu, Y. Wu, and M. Libera, 

Self-assembled poly(ethylene glycol) -co- acrylic acid microgels to inhibit bacterial colonization of synthetic surfaces. 

Applied Materials and Interfaces., 2012. 4(5): p. 2498-2506. 

R.F. Egerton, S. Lazar, and M. Libera, 

Delocalized radiation damage in polymers. 

Micron, 2012. 43(1): p. 2-7. 

X. Dai, W. Yang, E. Firlar, S.A.E. Marras, and M. Libera, 

Surface-patterned microgel-tethered molecular beacons. 

Soft Matter, 2012. 8(11): p. 3067-3076. 

Y. Wu, J.P. Zitelli, K.S. TenHuisen, X. Yu, and M. Libera, 

Differential response of Staphylococci and osteoblasts to varying titanium surface roughness. 

Biomaterials, 2011. 32(4): p. 951-960. 

Y. Wang, G. Subbiahdoss, J. Swartjes, H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, and M. Libera, 

Length-Scale Mediated Differential Adhesion of Mammalian Cells and Microbes. 

Advanced Functional Materials, 2011. 21(20): p. 3916-3923. 

J. Wang, Y. Zhu, H.K. Bawa, G. Ng, Y. Wu, M. Libera, H.C. Van Der Mei, H.J. Busscher, and X. Yu, 

Oxygen-generating nanofiber cell scaffolds with antimicrobial properties. 

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2011. 3(1): p. 67-73. 

A. Dashiff, R.A. Junka, M. Libera, and D.E. Kadouri, 

Predation of human pathogens by the predatory bacteria Micavibrio aeruginosavorus and Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus. 

Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2011. 110(2): p. 431-444. 

D. Brockway, M. Libera, and H. Welner, 

Hydrogel Beads: The New Slime Lab? 

The Science Teacher, 2011. Summer: p. 50-55. 

S. Yakovlev, M. Misra, S. Shi, E. Firlar, and M. Libera, 

Nanoscale water mapping in hydrated biological materials by low-loss electron energy-loss spectroscopy. 

Ultramicroscopy, 2010. 110: p. 866-876. 

S. Pavlukhina, Y. Lu, A. Patimetha, M. Libera, and S. Sukhishvili, 

Polymer multilayers with pH-triggered release of antibacterial agents. 

Biomacromolecules, 2010. 11(12): p. 3448-3456. 

M. Libera and R. Egerton, 

Advances in the Transmission Electron Microscopy of Polymers. 

Polymer Reviews, 2010. 50: p. 321-339. 

S. Yakovlev, M. Misra, S. Shi, and M. Libera, 

Specimen thickness dependence of hydrogen evolution during cryo-transmission electron microscopy of hydrated soft materials. 

Journal of Microscopy, 2009. 236(3): p. 174-179. 

M. Sengonul, A. Sousa, and M. Libera, 

Selective adsorption of surface-modified ferritin on a phase-separated polymer blend. 

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2009. 73(1): p. 152-155. 

P. Krsko, T. McCann, T.-T. Thach, T. Laabs, H. Geller, and M. Libera, 

Length-Scale Mediated Adhesion and Directed Growth of Neural Cells by Surface-Patterned Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels. 

Biomaterials, 2009. 30: p. 721-729. 

P. Krsko, J. Kaplan, and M. Libera, 

Spatially controlled bacterial adhesion using surface-patterned poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels. 

Acta Biomaterialia, 2009. 5: p. 589-596. 

K. Ganeshnarayan, S.M. Shah, M. Libera, A. Santostefano, and J.B. Kaplan, 

Poly-N-acetylglucosamine matrix polysaccharide impedes fluid convection and transport of the cationic surfactant cetylpyridinium chloride through bacterial biofilms. 

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2009. 75: p. 1308-1314. 

S. Yakovlev and M. Libera, 

Dose-limited spectroscopic imaging of soft materials by low-loss EELS in the scanning transmission electron microscope. 

Micron, 2008. 39: p. 734-740. 

G. Kim, A. Sousa, D. Myers, and M. Libera, 

Nanoscale composition of biphasic polymer nanocolloids in solution measured by spatially resolved EELS in the cryo-STEM. 

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2008. 14(5): p. 459-468. 

M. Sengonul, J. Ruzicka, A. Attygalle, and M. Libera, 

Surface modification of protein nanocontainers and their self-directing character in polymer blends. 

Polymer, 2007. 48(13): p. 3632-3640. 

I. Saaem, V. Papasotiropoulos, T. Wang, P. Soteropoulos, and M. Libera, 

Hydrogel-based protein nanoarrays. 

Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 2007. 7(8): p. 2623-2632. 

A. Sousa, M. Sengonul, R. Latour, J. Kohn, and M. Libera, 

Selective protein adsorption on a phase-separated polymer blend. 

Langmuir, 2006. 22: p. 6286-6292. 

A. Sousa, J. Schut, J. Kohn, and M. Libera, 

Nanoscale morphological changes during hydrolytic degradation and erosion of a bioresorbable polymer. 

Macromolecules, 2006. 39: p. 7306-7312. 

A. Sousa, A. Aitouchen, and M. Libera, 

Water Mapping in Hydrated Soft Materials. 

Ultramicroscopy, 2006. 106(2): p. 130-145. 

G. Kim, A. Sousa, D. Meyers, M. Shope, and M. Libera, 

Diffuse polymer interfaces in lobed nanoemulsions preserved in aqueous media. 

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006. 128(20): p. 6570-6571. 

P. Krsko, I. Saaem, R. Clancy, H. Geller, P. Soteropoulos, and M. Libera, 

E-beam patterned hydrogels to control nanoscale surface bioactivity 

in Nanofabrication: Technologies, Devices, and Applications II, W.Y. Lai, L.E. Ocola, and S. Pau, Editors. 2005, SPIE: Bellingham. p. 600201. 

P. Krsko and M. Libera, 

Biointeractive Hydrogels. 

Materials Today, 2005. 8(12): p. 36-44. 

V. Kozlovskaya, S. Yakovlev, M. Libera, and S. Sukhishvili, 

The Role of Substrate Surface Charge in the Self-Assembly of Hydrogen-Bonded Multilayer Capsules and Films. 

Langmuir, 2005. 20(25): p. 11123-11126. 

M. Libera and M.M. Disko, 

Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy of Polymers, 

in Transmission Electron Energy Loss Spectrometry in Materials Science, C. Ahn, Editor. 2004, Wiley-VCH: New York. p. 419-454. 

Y. Hong, P. Krsko, and M. Libera, 

Protein surface patterning using nanoscale poly(ethylene glycol) nanohydrogels. 

Langmuir, 2004. 20((25)): p. 11123-11126. 

J. Taylor, A. Romo-Uribe, and M. Libera, 

Molecular orientation gradients in thermotropic liquid crystalline fiber. 

Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2003. 14(9): p. 595-600. 

P. Krsko, M. Mansfield, S. Sukhishvili, R. Clancy, and M. Libera, 

Electron-Beam Patterned Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Microhydrogels. 

Langmuir, 2003. 19: p. 5618-5625. 

V. Kozlovskaya, S. Ok, A. Sousa, M. Libera, and S. Sukhishvili, 

Hydrogen-bonded polymer capsules formed by layer-by-layer self-assembly. 

Macromolecules, 2003. 36: p. 8590-8592. 

T.M. Chou, M. Libera, and M. Gauthier, 

Quantitative phase contrast imaging of arborescent graft polystyrene by off-axis transmission electron holography. 

Polymer, 2003. 44(10): p. 3037-3043. 

T.M. Chou and M. Libera, 

Mean free paths for inelastic electron scattering in silicon and poly(styrene) nanospheres. 

Ultramicroscopy, 2003. 94(1): p. 31-35. 

J. Taylor, A. Romo-Uribe, and M. Libera, 

Bimodal orientation defects in main-chain thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer fibers. 

Macromolecules, 2002. 35(5): p. 1751-1756. 

J. Taylor, A. Romo-Uribe, and M. Libera, 

Spatially resolved electron diffraction and the determination of orientational order parameters in thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer. 

Polymer, 2002. 43: p. 1641-1648. 

H. Li, J. Lee, M. Libera, W.Y. Lee, A. Kebbede, M.J. Lance, H. Wang, and G.N. Morscher, 

Morphological evolution and weak interface development within chemical-vapor-deposited zirconia coating deposited on Hi-Nicalon fiber. 

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2002. 85(6): p. 1561-1568. 

A. Lan, Z. Iqbal, A. Aitouchen, M. Libera, and H. Grebel, 

Growth of single-wall carbon nanotubes within an ordered array of nanosize silica spheres. 

Applied Physics Letters, 2002. 81(3): p. 433-435. 

T. Douglas, E. Strable, D. Willits, A. Aitouchen, M. Libera, and M. Young, 

Protein Engineering of a Viral Cage for Constrained Nano-Materials Synthesis. 

Advanced Materials, 2002. 14(6): p. 415-418. 

T.M. Chou, P. Prayoonthong, A. Aitouchen, and M. Libera, 

Nanoscale artifacts in RuO4-stained poly(styrene). 

Polymer, 2002. 43(7): p. 2085-2088. 

A. Quintero, M. Libera, C. Cabral Jr., C. Lavoie, and J.M.E. Harper, 

Two-step codeposition process for enhanced C54-TiSi2 formation in the Ti-Si binary system. 

Journal of Applied Physics, 2001. 89(9): p. 4879-4885. 

J.I. Lee, H. Li, M. Libera, W.Y. Lee, H. Wang, and G.N. Morscher, 

Role of first SiO2 layer in a multilayer SiO2/ZrO2/SiO2 fiber coating for SiC/SiC ceramic composites. 

Ceramic Transactions, 2001. 124(Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites VI): p. 15-26. 

D. Arayasantiparb, S. McKnight, and M. Libera, 

Epoxy Infiltration into Nanoporous Aluminum Oxide. 

Journal of Adhesion, 2001. 76(4): p. 353. 

D. Arayasantiparb, S. McKnight, and M. Libera, 

Compositional variation within the epoxy/adherend interphase. 

Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 2001. 15(12): p. 1463-1484. 

K. Siangchaew and M. Libera, 

Influence of Fast Secondary Electrons on the Aromatic Structure of Polystyrene. 

Philosophical Magazine, 2000. 80(4): p. 1001-1016. 

Miranda-Caru, A.D. Askanase, R. Clancy, M,, F. Di Donato, T. Chou, M. Libera, E.L.K. Chan, and J.P. Buyon, 

Anti-SSA/Ro and Anti-SSB/La autoantibodies bind the surface of apoptotic fetal cardiocytes and promote secretion of TNF-alpha by macrophages. 

Journal of Immunology, 2000. 165(9): p. 5345-5341. 

K. Siangchaew and M. Libera, 

Measurement of Interfacial Width in Poly(styrene)/Poly(2-vinyl pyridine) by Spatially-Resolved Inelastic Electron Scattering. 

Macromolecules, 1999. 32: p. 3051-3056. 

A. Quintero, M. Libera, C. Cabral Jr., C. Lavoie, and J.M.E. Harper, 

Enhanced C54-TiSi2 formation in Ti-Ta alloy films on Si single crystal substrates. 

Journal of Materials Research, 1999. 14(12): p. 4690-4700. 

Y.C. Wang, T.M. Chou, M. Libera, E. Voelkl, and B.G. Frost, 

Measurement of polystyrene mean inner potential by transmission electron holography of latex spheres. 

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1998. 4(2): p. 146-57 

G. Kim and M. Libera, 

Kinetic Constraints on the Development of Surface Microstructure in SBS Thin Films. 

Macromolecules, 1998. 31: p. 2670-2672. 

G. Kim and M. Libera, 

Microstructural development in solvent-cast polystyrene-polybutadiene-polystyrene (SBS) triblock copolymer thin films. 

Macromolecules, 1998. 31: p. 2569-2577. 

B. Davidson, J. Nordman, B. Hinaus, M. Rzchowski, K. Siangchaew, and M. Libera, 

Dynamic properties and nonequilibrium processes in e-beam scribed YBCO Josephson junctions. 

Applied Physics Letters, 1998. 73: p. 1290-1292. 

Y.C. Wang, T.M. Chou, M. Libera, and T.F. Kelly, 

Transmission electron holography of silicon nanospheres with surface oxide layers. 

Applied Physics Letters, 1997. 70(10): p. 1296-8. 

K. Siangchaew and M. Libera, 

Energy-Loss Measurements of Polymer Microstructure and Polymer Interfaces: Issues and Opportunities. 

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1997. 3(6): p. 530 - 539. 

M. Libera, J.A. Ott, and K. Siangchaew, 

Temperature-dependent high-angle electron scattering from a phase-separated amorphous Ge-Te thin film. 

Ultramicroscopy, 1996. 62: p. 564-569. 

M. Libera, 

Local amorphous thin-film crystallization induced by focused electron-beam irradiation. 

Applied Physics Letters, 1996. 68: p. 331-333. 

B. Davidson, J.E. Nordman, B. Hinaus, M. Rzchowski, K. Siangchaew, and M. Libera, 

Superconductor-normal-superconductor behavior of Josephson junctions scribed in Y1Ba2Cu3O7-d by a high-brightness electron source. 

Applied Physics Letters, 1996. 68: p. 3811-3813. 

Z. Yang, H. Du, M. Libera, and I. Singer, 

Effects of implantation temperature on the composition, structure, and oxidation behavior of Al-implanted SiC. 

Journal of Materials Research, 1995. 10: p. 1441-1447. 

Q.M. Lu and M. Libera, 

Microstructural measurements of amorphous GeTe crystallization by hot-stage optical microscopy. 

Journal of Applied Physics, 1995. 77: p. 517. 

M. Libera, J. Ott, and Y.C. Wang, 

Transmission Electron Holography of Polymer Microstructure, 

in Electron Holography, A. Tonomura, L.F. Allard, G. Pozzi, D.C. Joy, and Y.A.I.E. Ono, Editors. 1995, Elsevier: Amsterdam. p. 231-237. 

M. Libera, D.A. Smith, L. Tsung, and D. Eaglesham, 

High-Spatial-Resolution Analysis of Ge Layers in Silicon. 

Ultramicroscopy, 1993. 52: p. 564-569. 

M. Libera and M. Chen, 

Time-Resolved Reflection and Transmission Studies of Amorphous Ge-Te Thin-Film Crystallization. 

Journal of Applied Physics, 1993. 73: p. 2272-2282. 

H. Du, Z. Yang, M. Libera, D. Jacobson, Y.C. Wang, and R.F. Davis, 

Chemistry and Structure of beta-SiC Implanted with High-Dose Al. 

Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 1993. 79: p. 330-335. 

H. Du, M. Libera, Z. Yang, P.-J. Lai, D. Jacobson, Y.C. Wang, and R.F. Davis, 

Effect of Self-Implantation on Structure and Oxidation Behavior of Single Crystal beta-SiC. 

Applied Physics Letters, 1993. 62: p. 423-425. 

M. Libera, G.B. Olson, and J.B. Vander Sande, 

Heterogeneous Nucleation during the Solidification of Liquid Metal Droplets. 

Materials Science and Engineering, 1991. 132(107-188). 

M. Libera, M. Chen, and K.A. Rubin, 

Ge Supersaturation in Laser-Heated Te-Ge-Sn Thin Films. 

Journal of Materials Research, 1991. 7: p. 2666-2676. 

M. Libera, P.P. Bolsaitis, R.E. Spjut, and J.B. Vander Sande, 

Liquid Supercoolings and Droplet Cooling Rates of Remelted Argon-Atomized Fe-30Ni Powder Particles. 

Journal of Materials Research, 1988. 3: p. 441-452. 

M. Libera and J.B. Vander Sande, 

Solidification Morphologies in Atomized Fe-Ni-Cr-P. 

Scripta Metallurgica, 1984. 18: p. 1303-1308.