Publications

2015
Teodorescu F, Rolland L, Ramarao V, Abderrahmani A, Mandler D, Boukherroub R, Szunerits S. Electrochemically triggered release of human insulin from an insulin-impregnated reduced graphene oxide modified electrode. Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.)Chemical Communications (Cambridge, United Kingdom). 2015;51 (75) :14167 - 14170.Abstract
An electrochem. insulin-delivery system based on reduced graphene oxide impregnated with insulin is described. Upon application of a potential pulse of -0.8 V for 30 min, up to 70 ± 4% of human insulin was released into a physiol. medium while preserving its biol. activity. [on SciFinder(R)]
Bera RK, Azoubel S, Mhaisalkar SG, Magdassi S, Mandler D. Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube/Indium Tin Oxide "Inverse Tandem" Absorbing Coatings with Tunable Spectral Selectivity for Solar-Thermal Applications. Energy Technol. (Weinheim, Ger.)Energy Technology (Weinheim, Germany). 2015;3 (10) :1045 - 1050.Abstract
We report the fabrication of a new selective "inverse tandem" absorbing coating based on carbon nanotube (CNT)/indium-tin oxide (ITO) on aluminum (Al) for mid-temp. solar-thermal application. The CNT layer is formed by spraying and functions as an excellent solar absorber whereas the ITO layer produced on top of the CNTs by sputtering serves as an IR reflector. The effect of the thickness of the ITO on the spectral selectivity of the absorbing coating was investigated. Controlling the thickness of ITO allowed the spectral selectivity of the coating to be tuned. The CNT/ITO solar coatings with optimized thickness of ITO showed excellent spectral selectivity values of absorptance (α) of 0.927 and emittance (ε) of 0.2. The performance of the coatings at high temp. after heating in air in the range of 25-300°C for different durations was also investigated. The performance and structure of the CNT/ITO coating was also compared with the wet deposition method in which the ITO coating was formed by spraying. [on SciFinder(R)]
Liu L, Yellinek S, Valdinger I, Donval A, Mandler D. Important Implications of the Electrochemical Reduction of ITO. Electrochim. ActaElectrochimica Acta. 2015;176 :1374 - 1381.Abstract
The electrochem. redn. of indium tin oxide (ITO) on glass is systematically studied. The light absorbance and elec. resistance of ITO increases upon redn. SEM images show that the integrate ITO films dissolve and form particles upon applying neg. potentials. The particles consist of metallic In and Sn, as characterized by XRD and XPS. The redn. of ITO strongly depends on the electrolyte conditions, mainly pH and anions. The onset potential is found to shift neg. as the pH of the electrolyte increases. NO-3 ions significantly inhibit the redn. of ITO, shifting the redn. potential neg. by ∼500 mV as compared with SO2-4, Cl- and Br-. It can also serve as inhibitor by adding very low concn. to the Cl--dominant electrolyte. Also, the electrochem. reduced ITO show excellent nonlinear optical performance, with transmittance tuneable by redn. potential and time. This suggests a promising useful application of the electrochem. redn. of ITO. [on SciFinder(R)]
Magdassi S, Zwicker C, Mhaisalkar SG, Mandler D, Levi L, Azoubel S.; 2015. Spectrally selective solar thermal coating combining a light-absorbing coating and an infrared reflecting layer positioned on top of the absorber coating.Abstract
The invention relates to a light-absorbing element coated on at least a region of its surface with a film of at least one light-absorbing material, the light-absorbing material being assocd. with at least one binder material, the film being 1 - 20 μm thick and having light absorption of at least 90%. The invention also relates to a device comprising a light-absorbing element. The invention also claims a thermosolar device comprising a light-absorbing element. The invention also relates to a method of fabricating a light-absorbing film on a surface region of a substrate, the method comprising: (a) forming on a surface region at least one absorbing layer comprising: (I) a light-absorbing material; and (II) a polymerizable binder resin; (b) heating the at least one absorbing layer to induce polymn. of the binder resin; and (c) optionally forming at least one IR radiation reflecting layer on the polymd. binder. [on SciFinder(R)]
2014
Wang Z, Zhang J, Zhu C, Wu S, Mandler D, Marks RS, Zhang H. Amplified detection of femtomolar DNA based on a one-to-few recognition reaction between DNA-Au conjugate and target DNA. NANOSCALE. 2014;6 (6) :3110-3115.
Mandler D, Blonder R, Yayon M, Mamlok-Naaman R, Hofstein A. Developing and Implementing Inquiry-Based, Water Quality Laboratory Experiments for High School Students To Explore Real Environmental Issues Using Analytical Chemistry. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION. 2014;91 (4) :492-496.
Liu L, Tan C, Chai J, Wu S, Radko A, Zhang H, Mandler D. Electrochemically ``Writing'' Graphene from Graphene Oxide. SMALL. 2014;10 (17, SI) :3555-3559.
Cao X, Wang N, S.Magdassi, Mandler D, Long Y. Europium Doped Vanadium Dioxide Material: Reduced Phase Transition Temperature, Enhanced Luminous Transmittance and Solar Modulation. SCIENCE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS. 2014;6 (3) :558-561.
Hitrik M, Lev O, Mandler D. In Situ Electrodeposition of an Asymmetric Sol-Gel Membrane Based on an Octadecyltrimethoxysilane Langmuir Film. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL. 2014;20 (38) :12104-12113.
Liu L, Layani M, Yellinek S, Kamyshny A, Ling H, Lee PS, Magdassi S, Mandler D. ``Nano to nano'' electrodeposition of WO3 crystalline nanoparticles for electrochromic coatings. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A. 2014;2 (38) :16224-16229.
Kraus-Ophir S, Witt J, Wittstock G, Mandler D. Nanoparticle-Imprinted Polymers for Size-Selective Recognition of Nanoparticles. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION. 2014;53 (1) :294-298.
Layani M, Darmawan P, Foo WL, Liu L, Kamyshny A, Mandler D, Magdassi S, Lee PS. Nanostructured electrochromic films by inkjet printing on large area and flexible transparent silver electrodes. NANOSCALE. 2014;6 (9) :4572-4576.
Tulchinsky D, Uvarov V, Popov I, Mandler D, Magdassi S. A novel non-selective coating material for solar thermal potential application formed by reaction between sol-gel titania and copper manganese spinel. SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS. 2014;120 (A, SI) :23-29.
Ling H, Lu J, Phua S, Liu H, Liu L, Huang Y, Mandler D, Lee PS, Lu X. One-pot sequential electrochemical deposition of multilayer poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(4-styrenesulfonic acid)/tungsten trioxide hybrid films and their enhanced electrochromic properties. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A. 2014;2 (8) :2708-2717.
Liu L, Mandler D. Patterning carbon nanotubes with silane by scanning electrochemical microscopy. ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS. 2014;48 :56-60.
Kraus-Ophir S, Ben-Shahar Y, Banin U, Mandler D. Perpendicular Orientation of Anisotropic Au-Tipped CdS Nanorods at the Air/Water Interface. ADVANCED MATERIALS INTERFACES. 2014;1 (1).
Metoki N, Liu L, Beilis E, Eliaz N, Mandler D. Preparation and Characterization of Alkylphosphonic Acid Self-Assembled Mono layers on Titanium Alloy by Chemisorption and Electrochemical Deposition. LANGMUIR. 2014;30 (23) :6791-6799.
Noyhouzer T, Mandler D. Remote Sensing. In: Moretto LM, Kalcher K ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS BY ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSORS AND BIOSENSORS: FUNDAMENTALS, VOL 1. ; 2014. pp. 667-690.
Wang Z, Zhang J, Zhu C, Wu S, Mandler D, Marks RS, Zhang H. Amplified detection of femtomolar DNA based on a one-to-few recognition reaction between DNA-Au conjugate and target DNA. NanoscaleNanoscale. 2014;6 (6) :3110 - 5.Abstract
A sensitive electrochemical DNA biosensor based on the amplification of Au nanoparticles (AuNPs) has been developed. The AuNPs were modified with two types of signaling reporter DNAs, i.e. a methylene blue probe (MB-probe 2-SH) and T10 with a methylene blue signaling molecule (MB-T10-SH), forming DNA-AuNP conjugates. The MB-probe 2-SH is complementary to the target DNA, while MB-T10-SH is not. The presence of MB-T10-SH reduces the cross-reaction between target DNA and MB-probe 2-SH on the AuNPs, resulting in increased sensitivity of the biosensor. In our assay, the DNA sensor is fabricated by immobilizing a capture probe on the surface of the Au electrode, which then hybridizes with the corresponding target DNA, and further hybridizes with a DNA-Au conjugate. The signal of MB is measured by differential pulse voltammetry, while the DNA-Au conjugate enables the detection of target DNA in the linear range of 10(-13) to 10(-8) M with the detection limit as low as 50 fM.[on SciFinder (R)]
Liu L, Tan C, Chai J, Wu S, Radko A, Zhang H, Mandler D. Electrochemically "writing" graphene from graphene oxide. SmallSmall (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany). 2014;10 (17) :3555 - 9.Abstract
A novel approach of patterning graphene on conductive surfaces based on local electrochemical reduction of graphene oxide is reported. Graphene is "written" from typical graphene oxide dispersion by applying negative potential on conductive surfaces vs. a micrometer-sized counter electrode "pen" with scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM). Micrometer scaled patterns are successfully generated on gold and stainless steel surfaces.[on SciFinder (R)]

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