Hybrid Solids and 2D Materials


⠀⠀⠀⠀Hybrid materials contain both inorganic and organic components with the promise of producing more than just a combination of properties, but also leading to new behavior through synergy between the contributing partners.  Hybrid materials are distinguished from other composite materials by the length scale, with at least one of the elements, although typically both, characterized by molecular scale or nanoscale features.  At these length scales electronic, magnetic and optical materials properties depend critically on interfaces, both between components within a hybrid as well as at the hybrid material surface.  Our lab aims to understand and control interfaces and surfaces in hybrid materials by combining synthesis with detailed structural and materials properties characterization.

Representative Publications 

Design and Synthesis of Concentration Gradient Prussian Blue Analogues  SuKyung Jeon, Carissa H. Li, and Daniel R. Talham    Cryst. Growth Des2021, 21, 916-925 

Particle Size Effects on the Order-Disorder Phase Transition in [(CH3)2NH2]Mg(HCOO)3 Steven A. LoCicero, Carolyn M. Averback, Ulyana Shumnyk, Eun Sang Choi, Daniel R. Talham  J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 21113–21122. 

Frontiers in hybrid and interfacial materials research  Beth S. Guiton, Morgan Stefik, Veronica Augustyn, Sarbajit Banerjee, Christopher J. Bardeen, Bart M. Bartlett, Jun Li, Vilmalí López-Mejías, Leonard R. MacGillivray, Amanda Morris, Efrain E. Rodriguez, Anna Cristina S. Samia, Haoran Sun, Peter Sutter, and Daniel R. Talham MRS. Bulletin 2020, 45,951-964 

  Reversible Medium Dependent Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in 2D Hybrid Perovskites Cauê F. Ferreira, Eduardo E. Pérez-Cordero, Khalil A. Abboud,and Daniel R. Talham Chem. Mater.  2016, 28, 5522−5529