Professor Marcela Bilek

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6079
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Research interests

Member of the Applied and Plasma Physics Research Group. Research projects in these areas are a stimulating mix of fundamental physics and practical applications, in areas which include materials physics, plasma deposition and processing, thin film materials, vacuum glazing, renewable and sustainable energy and cross-disciplinary research in the areas of biointerfaces and interactions of biosystems for medicine.

Selected grants

2014

  • Tissue Engineered Synthetic Vascular Grafts for Arterial Replacement; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.
  • High resolution FIB and SEM; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • (CTM CRC) CRC Cell Therapy Manufacturing Project 1-02 Surface Engineering of MulitStem (MAPC) polymer patch for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers; Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Cell Therapy Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)/Project.

2013

  • (CTM CRC) CRC Cell Therapy Manufacturing Project 1.01 Improving Cell Yields from Hollow Fiber Bioreactor Systems; Kinzie M, Whittle J, Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Cell Therapy Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)/Project.
  • Highly multiplexed rapid-analysis microarrays for early disease diagnosis; McKenzie D, Bilek M, Stanley K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • Biomaterials with multifaceted tunability and bio-specificity; Bilek M, Weiss A, Bao B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • nanoIR - nanoscale bioimaging with continuous mapping of chemical and physical properties; Gomes V, Dehghani F, Gan Y, Chang L, Jabbarzadeh-Khoei A, McKenzie D, Hanaor D, Zhou F, Chrzanowski W, Braet F, Bilek M, Chan K, Perrier S, O'Neill G, Ammit A, Brand-Miller J, McEwan A, Hawkett B, Kondyurin A, Li Q, Burgess J, Li Z; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2012

  • Harnessing the bioactivity of proteins and polypeptides: Understanding and controlling adsorption processes to optimize linker free immobilization; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Future Fellowships (FT).
  • Development of Endovascular Stents with Proactive Biocompatibility; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.
  • Strengthening merit-based access and support at the new NCI petascale supercomputing facility; Botten L, Leinweber D, Radom L, Gready J, England M, Mark A, Blackburn H, Hogg A, Jakob C, Pitman A, Powell B, Rasmussen K, Moresi L, Yu A, Knackstedt M, Bilek M, Ragan M, Schmidt B, Muller D, Pukala T, Soria J, Turney C, Hourigan K, Adelson D, Khanna R, Denier J, Pailthorpe B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Bioengineering Endovascular Prostheses with Proactive Biocompatibility; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • New Generation Evacuated Glazing for Emissions Reduction in the Built Environment; Bilek M, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2011

  • Multifunctional surfaces for implantable biomedical devices (Cochlear Limited, LfC Sp. z o.o., Spinecell Pty Ltd) - Multifuntional surfaces for implantable biomedical devices; Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • New generation pulsed magnetron sputtering: enhancing ionisation and deposition rate; Bilek M, McCulloch D, Lattemann M, Helmersson U; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • The Instron testing material instrument (Model 5943); Dehghani F, Weiss A, Bilek M, Zreiqat H, Dunstan C, Chrzanowski W, Rohanizadeh R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2010

  • Surface Energy Analyser (SEA); Traini D, Young P, Chan K, Rohanizadeh R, Bilek M, Langrish T, Gomes V; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Composition of TCO and MAX alloys: Effects of effects of discharge pulse power and shape; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.
  • New generation pulsed magnetron sputtering; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • High-temperature probes for investigating phase transitions and reaction kinetics in thin films, nanostructured materials and biomaterials.; Valanoor N, McKenzie D, Bilek M, McPhedran R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • A Unique Soft Matter High-Performance Scanning Probe Microscopy (HP-SPM) Facility; Thordarson P, Neto C, Warr G, Coster H, Weiss A, Perrier S, Hawkett B, Bilek M, Sunde M, Harris A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Surface immobilisation of enzymes for the synthesis of ethanol; McKenzie D, Bilek M, Dos Remedios C, Yasuda H; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2009

  • A continuous flow process for the synthesis of ethanol enabled by surface attached enzymes and selective extraction membranes; Bilek M, Yasuda H; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
  • Composition of TCO and MAX alloys: Effects of Deposition Temperature and Bias; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.

2008

  • Comprehensive Analysis Facility for Thin Films and Surfaces; Bilek M, Ling C, Munroe P, Stevens-Kalceff M, Riley D, Holland A, Williams J, McKenzie D, Kennedy B, Hoffman M, Valanoor N, McCulloch D, Green M, Kepert C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Maschmeyer T, Conibeer G, Gross K, Burford R, Mitchell A, Austin M, Samarin S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Energetic ion stitching to achieve a robust interface for protein; Moeller W, Bilek M, Moeller W; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
  • Comprehensive Analysis Facility for Thin Films and Surfaces; Mitchell A, Stevens-Kalceff M, Kepert C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Conibeer G, Gross K, Burford R, Samarin S, McKenzie D, Valanoor N, McCulloch D, Ling C, Maschmeyer T, Munroe P, Riley T, Holland A, Williams J, Kennedy B, Hoffman M, Bilek M, Green M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Plasma processes for optimising the performance of surfaces for biomedical applications; Bilek M, Diwan A, Patrick J, Storey D, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • Composition standards for ternary alloys; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.

2007

  • LNK: Sydney Glass / NSG - Linkage Projects Round 1- funding commencing 2007 - LP077532 - M Bilek: Fr; Bilek M, Donnell M.
  • Fracture-Resistant Highly Insulating Vacuum Glazing; Bilek M, Mai Y, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • New nanolaminate ternary and quaternary alloy phases by thin film synthesis; Keast V, Bilek M, Scneider J, Schneider J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • To identify methods by which vacuum glazing can be strengthened without the use of pillar lubricants; Asano O, Yokoyama Y, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Research Grants.

2006

  • Design and synthesis of transparent conducting metal oxides; Anders A, Bilek M, Anders A, Yarovsky I, Lim S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Combinatorial Deposition and Diagnostic Facility for New Alloy Thin Film Materials; Bilek M, Lay P, Ekins-Daukes N, James B, Kable S, Schmidt T, Ostrikov K, Valanoor N, O'Connor J, Green M, Conibeer G, Riley T, McKenzie D, King B, Hoffman M, Ferry M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Evaluation of vacuum glazing for Australian conditions; Bilek M, Oberg E; Sydney Glass Pty Ltd/Research Grants.
  • Surface modification of balloons by plasma immersion ion implantation; Bilek M, Stoffels T, Chiapetta J; Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., USA/Research Grants.
  • Study into the Life-Cycle Energy Balance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Nuclear Energy in Australia; Bilek M, Rowley K; Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet/Research Grants.
  • 2617 - Surface Engineering Of Polymers; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.
  • Time-resolved observation of highly transient events by a novel digital high-speed camera; et a, Kleine H, Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2005

  • Near-field scanning optical microscope; Eggleton B, McPhedran R, de Sterke C, Bilek M, McKenzie D, Moss D, Braet F, Ringer S, Soon L, Thordarson P; University of Sydney/Major Equipment.

2004

  • Development and pilot of sustainability reporting for organisations.; Bilek M, Lenzen M, Murray M; Environmental Trust/Research Grant.
  • Surface modifcation of plastic films by Plasma Immerced Ion Implantation (PIII); Mizuno K, Bilek M; Toppan Printing Co, Japan (Japan)/Research Grants.
  • Interface engineering of multilayer nanostructures; Bilek M, McCulloch D, Cockayne D, McCulloch D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2003

  • Linkage 2003 The Surface Science of Vacuum Glazing LP0347084; Collins R, Ng K, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Project Support.
  • Plasma based techniques for the modification of surfaces for biotechnology and aerospace application; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Federation Fellowship (FF).
  • Plasma based techniques for the modification of surfaces for biotechnology and aerospace application; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Federation Fellowship (FF).
  • Interface engineering of multilayer nanostructures; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • Biodevice fabrication through intelligent surface modification; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Special Research Initiatives (SRI).
  • Development of the ecological footprint for environmental reporting of companies; Bilek M, Lenzen M, Lundie S, Lundie S, LOVELL A, Sack F, Hudman F; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • The surface science of vacuum glazing; Bilek M, Collins R, Pigram P, Ng K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2002

  • Development of Cathodic Arc Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation (PIII) for biomaterials applications; Bilek M, McKenzie D, Chu P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Responese of Proteins to External Non-Ionising Radiation: an Experimental and Computer Modelling Investigation; Yarovsky I, Treutlein H, McKenzie D, Carver J, Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2001

  • Vacuum Glazing Research agreement between Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd and the University of Sydney; Kawahara H, Misono M, Yokoyama Y, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Research Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers - Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Book Chapters

  • Bilek, M., Powles, R., McKenzie, D. (2007). Treatment of polymeric biomaterials by ion implantation. In Paul K. Chu; Xuanyong Liu (Eds.), Biomaterials and Surface Modification, (pp. 205-248). India: Research Signpost.
  • McKenzie, D., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2003). Structure of a-C through Simulation. In S Ravi P Silva (Eds.), Properties of Amorphous Carbon, (pp. 37-45). United Kingdom: Inspec the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Pigott, J., Denniss, P., Vlcek, J. (2002). Deposition of nanoscale multilayered structures using filtered cathodic vacuum arc plasma beams. In Oks, Efim; Brown, Ian (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Vacuum-Arc-Produced Plasma, Ion and Electron Beams, (pp. 173). The Netherlands: Springer.

Journals

  • Tucker, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). A combinatorial investigation of sputtered Ta-Al-C thin films. Thin Solid Films, 558, 99-103-99-103. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Bax, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2014). A Novel Cell Adhesion Region in Tropoelastin Mediates Attachment to Integrin ανβ5. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289(3), 1467-1477. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Bax, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2014). A novel cell adhesion region in tropoelastin that mediates attachment to integrin alphaVbeta5. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289(3), 1467-1477. [More Information]
  • Liu, H., Wise, S., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Kaplan, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Fei, J., Bao, B. (2014). Biocompatibility of silk-tropoelastin protein polymers. Biomaterials, 35(19), 5138-5147. [More Information]
  • Main, H., Radenkovic, J., Kosobrodova, E., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lendahl, U. (2014). Cell surface antigen profiling using a novel type of antibody array immobilised to plasma ion-implanted polycarbonate. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, , 1-17-1-17. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Mohamed, A., Su, Y., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Cluster of differentiation antibody microarrays on plasma immersion ion implanted polycarbonate. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, 35, 434-440. [More Information]
  • Ibrahim, J., Wu, G., Zhao, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2014). Effects of Zirconium and Oxygen Plasma Ion Implantation on the Corrosion Behavior of ZK60 Mg Alloy in Simulated Body Fluids. Corrosion Science, 82, 7-26-7-26.
  • Hajian, H., Wise, S., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Dunn, L., Kielty, C., Yu, Y., Weiss, A., Bilek, M., Bannon, P., et al (2014). Immobilisation of a fibrillin-1 fragment enhances the biocompatibility of PTFE. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 116, 544-552. [More Information]
  • Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). Ion implantation treatment of beads for covalent binding of molecules: Application to bioethanol production using thermophilic beta-glucosidase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 54(1), 20-24-20-24. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Optical properties and oxidation of carbonized and cross-linked structures formed in polycarbonate by plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 329, 52-63-52-63. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2014). Surface plasma modification and tropoelastin coating of a polyurethane co-polymer for enhanced cell attachment and reduced thrombogenicity. Biomaterials, 35(25), 6797-6809-6797-6809. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Fisher, K., Guo, C., McKenzie, D. (2013). An integrated solution for rapid biosensing with robust linker free covalent binding surfaces. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 42(1), 447-452. [More Information]
  • Zhao, J., Rider, A., Ishaq, M., Kumar, S., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Levchenko, I., Ostrikov, K. (2013). Carbon nanostructures for hard tissue engineering. RSC Advances, 3(28), 11058-11072. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). CelB and B-glucosidase immobilization for carboxymethyl cellulose hydrolysis. RSC Advances, 3(45), 23604-23611. [More Information]
  • Partridge, J., Mayes, E., McDougall, N., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D. (2013). Characterization and device applications of ZnO films deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS). Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46(16), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Levchenko, I., Han, Z., Yick, S., Mai-Prochnow, A., Fang, J., Ostrikov, K., Bilek, M. (2013). Hybrid graphite film-carbon nanotube platform for enzyme immobilization and protection. Carbon, 65, 287-295. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2013). Influence of pH on yeast immobilization on polystyrene surfaces modified by energetic ion bombardment. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 104(April), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Kosobrodova, E., Tsoutas, K., Tran, C., Waterhouse, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Weiss, A., et al (2013). Ion Implanted, Radical-Rich Surfaces For The Rapid Covalent Immobilization Of Active Biomolecules. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1525, 364-369. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). Kinetics of post-treatment structural transformations of nitrogen plasma ion immersion implanted polystyrene. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 304, 57-66. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P., Boo, J. (2013). Native oxides and their effect on electrochemical characteristics of ta-C:N films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 228(Supplement 1), S486-S489. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). Radiation damage of polyethylene exposed in the stratosphere at an altitude of 40 km. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 98(8), 1526-1536. [More Information]
  • Hiob, M., Wise, S., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M., Weiss, A. (2013). The use of plasma-activated covalent attachment of early domains of tropoelastin to enhance vascular compatibility of surfaces. Biomaterials, 34(31), 7584-7591. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Denman, J., Sezerman, O., Bilek, M. (2013). The Vroman effect: Competitive protein exchange with dynamic multilayer protein aggregates. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 395-404. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). With reference to article: "Impact of the first-generation drug-eluting stent implantation on periprocedural myocardial injury in patients with stable angina pectoris". Dewetting problem. Journal of Cardiology, 62(4), 265-266. [More Information]
  • Chrzanowski, W., Kondyurin, A., Lee, J., Lord, M., Bilek, M., Kim, H. (2012). Biointerface: protein enhanced stem cells binding to implant surface. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 23(9), 2203-2215. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Tipa, R., Kondyurin, A., Higgins, M., Tsoutas, K., Gelmi, A., Wallace, G., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2012). Cell patterning via linker-free protein functionalization of an organic conducting polymer (polypyrrole) electrode. Acta Biomaterialia, 8(7), 2538-2548. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Fisher, K., Nosworthy, N., Bax, D., Clarke, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Comparison on protein adsorption properties of diamond-like carbon and nitrogen-containing plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 520(7), 3021-3025. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Fisher, K., Moeller, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Free radical kinetics in a plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene: Theory and experiment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 280(2012), 26-35. [More Information]
  • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Fuel selection for pulsed cathodic arc thrusters. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 28(1), 218-221. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Wu, B., James, B., Zreiqat, H., McKenzie, D., Bao, B., Weiss, A., Ng, M., Bilek, M. (2012). In vivo biocompatibility of a plasma-activated, coronary stent coating. Biomaterials, 33(32), 7984-7992. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Ion-implanted polytetrafluoroethylene enhances Saccharomyces cerevisiae biofilm formation for improved immobilization. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9(76), 2923-2935. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Naseri, P., Tilley, J., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Mechanisms for Covalent Immobilization of Horseradish Peroxidase on Ion-Beam-Treated Polyethylene. Scientifca, 2012, 1-28. [More Information]
  • Wise, S., Waterhouse, A., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2012). Plasma-based biofunctionalization of vascular implants. Nanomedicine, 7(12), 1907-1916. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Wang, Y., Li, Z., Maitz, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Binding of the cell adhesive protein tropoelastin to PTFE through plasma immersion ion implantation treatment. Biomaterials, 32(22), 5100-5111. [More Information]
  • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Carbon diffusion in alumina from carbon and Ti2AlC thin films. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(8), 083503-1-083503-5. [More Information]
  • Cover, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Comment on 'Shear stiffness in nanolaminar Ti3SiC2 challenges ab initio calculations'. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23(26), 268001-1-268001-2. [More Information]
  • Duan, X., Stampfl, C., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Wei, S. (2011). Design of shallow acceptors in ZnO through early transition metals codoped with N acceptors. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 83(8), 085202-1-085202-8. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Directed cell attachment by tropoelastin on masked plasma immersion ion implantation treated PTFE. Biomaterials, 32(28), 6710-6718. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2011). Effect of Low Molecular Weight Additives on Immobilization Strength, Activity, and Conformation of Protein Immobilized on PVC and UHMWPE. Langmuir, 27(10), 6138-6148. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Ellipsometry analysis of conformational change of immobilized protein monolayer on plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 519(9), 2968-2971. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2011). Etching and structure changes in PMMA coating under argon plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 269(12), 1361-1369. [More Information]
  • Novak, O., Falconer, I., Sangines de Castro, R., Latterman, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Fizeau interferometer system for fast high resolution studies of spectral line shapes. Review of Scientific Instruments, 82(2), 023105-1-023105-10. [More Information]
  • Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Fisher, K., Waterhouse, A., Weiss, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2011). Free radical functionalization of surfaces to prevent adverse responses to biomedical devices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 108(35), 14405-14410. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Linker-free covalent thermophilic b-glucosidase functionalized polymeric surfaces. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 17832-17841. [More Information]
  • Ross, A., Sangines de Castro, R., Treverrow, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Optimizing efficiency of Ti ionized deposition in HIPIMS. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 20(3), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Dunn, L., Yeo, G., Ng, M., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Stability of a Therapeutic Layer of Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin on a Plasma-Activated Coated Surface. Pharmaceutical Research, 28(6), 1415-1421. [More Information]
  • Tucker, M., Persson, P., Guenette, M., Rosen, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Substrate orientation effects on the nucleation and growth of the M(n+1)AX(n) phase Ti(2)AlC. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(article 014903), 014903-1-014903-6. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., Jones, R., Pigram, P. (2011). Surface Attachment of Horseradish Peroxidase to Nylon Modified by Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(5), 2891-2903. [More Information]
  • Taylor, M., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). The influence of deposition rate on the stress and microstructure of AlN films deposited from a filtered cathodic vacuum arc. Thin Solid Films, 519(11), 3573-3577. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Liu, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Tropoelastin Switch and Modulated Endothelial Cell Bindingto PTFE. Journal of Bionanoscience, 1, 123-127. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2010). A Comparison of Covalent Immobilization and Physical Adsorption of a Cellulase Enzyme Mixture. Langmuir, 26(17), 14380-14388. [More Information]
  • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Cathodic arc co-deposition of highly oriented hexagonal Ti and Ti2AlC MAX phase thin films. Thin Solid Films, 519(2), 766-769.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Direct Evidence of Covalent Immobilisation of Microperoxidase-11 on Plasma Polymer Surfaces. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 7(8), 708-714. [More Information]
  • Latterman, M., Moafi, A., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D. (2010). Energetic deposition of carbon clusters with preferred orientation using a new mixed mode cathodic arc - Sputtering process. Carbon, 48(3), 918-921. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2010). Etching and structure transformations in uncured epoxy resin under rf-plasma and plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 268(10), 1568-1580.
  • Allan, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Ion energy measurements during plasma immersion ion implantation of an insulator. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 19(4), 1-9.
  • Abrasonis, G., Oates, T., Kovacs, G., Grenzer, J., Persson, P., Heinig, K., Martinavicius, A., Jeutter, N., Baehtz, C., Tucker, M., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Carbon–Nickel Nanocomposite Thin Films: Period and Tilt Control Via Ion Energy and Deposition Angle. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(4), 043503-1-043503-7. [More Information]
  • Rosen, J., Dahlqvist, M., Simak, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC: Tuning of anisotropic conductivity. Applied Physics Letters, 97(7), 073103-1-073103-3.
  • Sangines de Castro, R., Israel, A., Falconer, I., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Production of highly ionized species in high-current pulsed cathodic arcs. Applied Physics Letters, 96(22), 221501-1-221501-3. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Protein immobilization capacity and covalent binding coverage of pulsed plasma polymer surfaces. Applied Surface Science, 256(16), 4984-4989. [More Information]
  • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Tucker, M., Heller, R., Krause, M., Guenette, M., Munnik, F., Lehmann, J., Tadich, A., Cowie, B., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Sculpting Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Nanocomposite Thin Films via Hyperthermal Ion Deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 97(163108), 1-3. [More Information]
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  • Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). A New Surface for Immobilizing and Maintaining the Function of Enzymes in a Freeze-Dried State. Biomacromolecules, 10(9), 2577-2583. [More Information]
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  • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Formation of the MAX-phase oxycarbide Ti2AlC1-xOx studied via electron energy-loss spectroscopy and first-principles calculations. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 80(9), 092102-1-092102-4. [More Information]
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  • Sangines de Castro, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Optimizing filter efficiency in pulsed cathodic vacuum arcs operating at high currents. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 18(4), 045007-1-045007-9.
  • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Ryves, L., Krause, M., Mucklich, A., Munnik, F., Oates, T., Bilek, M., Moller, W. (2009). Phase separation in carbon-nickel films during hyperthermal ion deposition. Journal of Applied Physics, 105(8), 083518-1-083518-8.
  • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Gong, B., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Plasma Polymer Surfaces Compatible with a CMOS Process for Direct Covalent Enzyme Immobilization. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6(1), 68-75.
  • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2009). Plasma-mediated immobilisation of recombinant tropoelastin dramatically enhances vascular biocompatibility of metals: Implications for coronary stents. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 18(3), S224-S224.
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2009). Semiconductor properties and redox responses at a-C:N thin film electrochemical electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials, 18(10), 1211-1217. [More Information]
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  • Lim, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). van der Pauw method for measuring resistivity of a plane sample with distant boundaries. Review of Scientific Instruments, 80(7), 075109-1-075109-4.
  • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hoglund, C. (2008). A solid phase reaction between TiCX thin films and Al2O3 substrates. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(6), 066102-1-066102-3.
  • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Mizuno, K., Wuhrer, R. (2008). Argon plasma immersion ion implantation of polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 266(7), 1074-1084.
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2008). Attachment of horseradish peroxidise to polytetrafluorethylene (teflon) after plasma immersion ion implantation. Acta Biomaterialia, 4, 1218-1225. [More Information]
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  • MacDonald, C., Morrow, R., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Covalent attachment of functional protein to polymer surfaces: a novel one-step dry process. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface, 5(23), 663-669. [More Information]
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  • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Detecting and exploring partially unfolded states of proteins using a sensor with chaperone bound to its surface. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24, 963-969. [More Information]
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  • Cover, M., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Elastic properties of Tin+1AlCn and Tin+1AlNn MAX phases. Advanced Engineering Materials, 10(10), 935-938. [More Information]
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  • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Non-thermal effects in the microwave induced unfolding of proteins observed by chaperone binding. Bioelectromagnetics, 29(4), 324-330. [More Information]
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  • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 92(6), 064102-1-064102-3.
  • Mizuno, K., Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Reducing water permeability while maintaining transparency of PET: A Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Study. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(9), 834-839. [More Information]
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  • Rosen, J., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Amorphous and crystalline phases in thermal quench simulations of alumina. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126(20), 204709-1-204709-9.
  • So, L., Ng, K., Bilek, M. (2007). Analysis of the internal glass surfaces of vacuum glazing. Materials Science and Engineering B: Advanced Functional Solid-state Materials, 138(2), 135-138.
  • Abendroth, B., Jäger, H., Moller, W., Bilek, M. (2007). Binary-collision modeling of ion-induced stress relaxation in cubic BN and amorphous C thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 90, 181910-1-181910-3.
  • Houska, J., Capek, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Bonding statistics and electronic structure of novel Si-B-C-N materials: Ab initio calculations and experimental verification. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. A: International Journal Devoted to Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 25(5), 1411-1416.
  • Kwok, S., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Characteristics of phosphorus-doped diamond-like carbon films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition (PIII and D). Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6643-6646.
  • Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2007). Comparison of protein surface attachment on untreated and plasma immersion ion implantation treated polystyrene: Protein islands and carpet. Langmuir, 23(5), 2741-2746.
  • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Cracking of titanium nitride films grown on polycarbonate. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(9-11), 5596-5600.
  • Rosen, J., Ryves, L., Persson, P., Bilek, M. (2007). Deposition of epitaxial Ti2AlC thin films by pulsed cathodic arc. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(5), 056101-1-056101-2.
  • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Bilek, M. (2007). Dynamic spectroscopic ellipsometry determination of nanostructural changes in plasmonic silver films. Optics Express, 15(24), 15987-15998.
  • Houska, J., Kalas, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Effect of implanted argon on hardness of novel magnetron sputtered Si–B–C–N materials: experiments and ab initio simulations. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19(19), 196228-1-196228-13.
  • Kwok, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Effects of layer patterns on magnetic and other properties of single and multilayered Fe-C films. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(3), 034902-1-034902-6.
  • Morrow, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., MacDonald, C., Stindt, M., Anetsberger, G., Martin, A. (2007). Electric field effects on adsorption/desorption of proteins and colloidal particles on a gold film observed using surface plasmon resonance. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 203-207.
  • Kwok, S., Zhang, W., Wan, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Hemocompatibility and anti-bacterial properties of silver doped diamond-like carbon prepared by pulsed filtered cathodic vacuum arc deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 16(4-7), 1353-1360.
  • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Influence of gas entry point on plasma chemistry, ion energy and deposited alumina thin films in filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 27(5), 599-608.
  • Chan, K., Ho, J., Li, W., Lau, B., Tse, A., Fong, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P., Yu, K. (2007). Investigation of cytocompatibility of surface-treated cellulose nitrate films by using plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6897-6900.
  • Gan, B., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Bilek, M. (2007). Plasma immersion ion implantation treatment of polyethylene for enhanced binding of active horseradish peroxidase. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A, 85A(3), 605-610. [More Information]
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  • McKenzie, D., Kwok, C., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2007). Soft ferromagnetic materials based on iron/carbon multilayers. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 273-276.
  • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Study of adhesion of TiN grown on a polymer substrate. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6742-6744.
  • Nosworthy, N., Ho, J., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). The attachment of catalase and poly-L-lysine to plasma immersion ion implantation-treated polyethylene. Acta Biomaterialia, 3(5), 695-704. [More Information]
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  • Warr, G., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Harris, J., Howard, J., Blackwell, B. (2007). Tomographic interferometry of a filtered high-current vacuum arc plasma. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(7), 073302-1-073302-11.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). A comprehensive model of stress generation and relief processes in thin films deposited with energetic ions. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4345-4354.
  • Yin, Y., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hang, L. (2006). A novel method for thickness profile control in RF PECVD deposition on large area substrates. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4339-4344.
  • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Analytic analysis on asymmetrical micro arcing in high plasma potential RF plasma systems. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(1), 99-104.
  • Kwok, C., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Anticoagulation behavior of phosphorus-doped carbon (PxC) films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. New Diamond and Frontier Carbon Technology, 16(1), 39-48.
  • Kwok, C., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2006). Biocompatibility of calcium and phosphorus doped diamond-like carbon thin films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 15(4-8), 893-897.
  • Yin, Y., Hang, L., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Allan, S., Han, J., Rubanov, S., Lauder, R., Godfrey, R. (2006). Characterization of a large area scanning PECVD deposition system with small size RF electrodes. Thin Solid Films, 515, 307-312.
  • McKenzie, D., Ha, P., Bilek, M., Doyle, E., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2006). Control of stress and delamination in single and multi-layer carbon thin films prepared by cathodic arc and RF plasma deposition and implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(22 to 23), 6405-6408.
  • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Hang, L., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Rubanov, S. (2006). Dielectric substrate of self-bias and plasma confinement in two-dimensional scanning radio frequency plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition. Vacuum, 81, 441-445.
  • Houska, J., Vlcek, J., Hreben, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). Effect of B and the Si/C ratio on high-temperature stability of Si-B-C-N materials. Europhysics Letters, 76(3), 512-518.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes in nitrogen plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 247(2), 254-260.
  • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes of polystyrene films during plasma immersion ion implantation from argon plasma. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 251(2), 413-418.
  • Tarrant, R., Andruczyk, D., James, B., Bilek, M., Warr, G. (2006). Langmuir probe study of a titanium pulsed filtered cathodic arc discharge. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(3), 533-537.
  • Steel, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Dos Remedios, C. (2006). Nanosecond responses of proteins to ultra-high temperature pulses. Biophysical Journal, 91(6), L66-L68. [More Information]
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  • Houska, J., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J., Potocky, S. (2006). The effect of argon on the structure of amorphousSiBCN materials: an experimental and ab initio study. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 18(7), 2337-2348.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., du Plessis, J., Swain, M., Wuhrer, R. (2006). The effect of plasma immersion ion implantation on the contact pressure and composition of titanium nitride thin films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201, 396-400.
  • McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Xiao, X., McCulloch, D. (2006). The microstructure and stability of Al/AlN multilayered films. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(1), 013504-1-013504-8.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The origins of self-bias on dielectric substrates in RF plasma processing. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(12 to 13), 3670-3674.
  • Bilek, M., Newton-McGee, K., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2006). The role of energetic ions from plasma in the creation of nanostructured materials and stable polymer surface treatments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 242(1 to 2), 221-227.
  • Morrow, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The time-dependent development of electric double-layers in saline solutions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 39(5), 937-943.
  • Ng, K., So, L., Bilek, M., Pigram, P., Brack, N. (2006). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic study of the surface chemistry of soda-lime glass in vacuum. Surface and Interface Analysis, 38(4), 648-651. [More Information]
  • Bilek, M., Verdon, M., Ryves, L., Oats, T., Ha, C., McKenzie, D. (2005). A model for stress generation and stress relief mechanisms applied to as-deposited filtered cathodic vacuum arc amorphous carbon films. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 69-73.
  • Houska, J., Bilek, M., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J. (2005). Ab initio simulations of nitrogen evolution in quenched CNx and SiBCN amorphous materials. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 72(5), 054204-1-054204-6.
  • McKenzie, D., Merchant, A., McCulloch, D., Malloch, H., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2005). Ab initio studies of amorphous carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 212-216.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ryves, L., Oates, T. (2005). Accurate determination of optical and electronic properties of ultra-thin silver films for biosensor applications. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers, 109(1), 146-152.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Russo, S., Barnard, A., Torpy, A. (2005). Characterization of cathodic arc deposited titanium aluminium nitride films prepared using plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 17(17), 2791-2800.
  • Burgmann, F., Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Gan, B., Davies, K., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Electrical conductivity as a measure of the continuity of titanium and vanadium thin films. Thin Solid Films, 474(1-2), 341-345.
  • Kwok, T., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Enhancement of microarcing at a grounded chamber wall by nonvanishing ion sheath in a radio-frequency capacitive discharged plasma. Applied Physics Letters, 87(18), 181501-1-181501-3.
  • Foran, B., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Bilek, M. (2005). Integrating sustainable chain management with triple bottom line accounting. Ecological Economics, 52(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Intrinsic stress induced by substrate bias in amorphous hydrogenated silicon thin films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 156-160.
  • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Burgmann, F., Abendroth, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2005). Ion implantation induced phase transformation in carbon and boron nitride thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(8), 1395-1401. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2005). Microarcing instability in RF PECVD plasma system. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 379-383.
  • Pearce, G., Marks, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Molecular dynamics simulation of the thermal spike in amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(3-7), 921-927. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Ohmic contact to nitrogen doped amorphous carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1), 202-205.
  • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Real-time verification of HDR brachytherapy source location: implementation of detector redundancy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50(2), 319-327.
  • Powles, R., Kwok, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Simulation of a semitransparent conducting mesh electrode for plasma immersion ion implantation. Physics of Plasmas, 12(9), 093507-1-093507-6.
  • Ryves, L., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Burgmann, F., McCulloch, D. (2005). Synthesis and in-situ ellipsometric monitoring of Ti/C nanostructured multilayers using a high-current, dual source pulsed cathodic arc. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 133-137.
  • Proschek, M., Yin, Y., Charles, C., Aanesland, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Boswell, R. (2005). The effect of phase difference between powered electrodes on RF plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 14(3), 407-411.
  • McCulloch, D., Xiao, X., Peng, J., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lau, S., Sheeja, D., Tay, B. (2005). The structure and annealing properties of multilayer carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 217-222.
  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2004). Apparatus For Exposing Cell Membranes To Rapid Temperature Transients. European Biophysics Journal, 33(2), 117-120. [More Information]
  • Davies, K., Gan, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D., Latella, B. (2004). Correlation Between Stress And Hardness In Pulsed Cathodic Arc Deposited Titanium/Vanadium Nitride Alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(17), 7947-7954.
  • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Chu, P. (2004). Disturbance Of A Langmuir Probe At The Steady-State Sheath Boundary In A Drifting Plasma. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 32(2), 422-428.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Effect Of Intrinsic Stress On Preferred Orientation In Aln Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, 95(4), 2130-2134.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2004). Micro-Arcing In Radio Frequency Plasmas. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37(20), 2871-2875.
  • McKenzie, D., Newton-McGee, K., Ruch, P., Bilek, M., Gan, B. (2004). Modification Of Polymers By Plasma-Based Ion Implantation For Biomedical Applications. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(38384), 239-244.
  • Cornet, C., Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2004). Numerical Simulation Of Metal Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation And Deposition On A Cone. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(11), 6045-6052.
  • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Percolation threshold in ultrathin titanium films determined by in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 70(19), 195406-1-195406-6.
  • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2004). Plasma Transport And Optical Flares In High-Density Plasmas Produced From A Pulsed Cathodic Arc. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 10-16.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Oates, T., Ruch, P., Newton-McGee, K., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Nguyen, H., Gan, B., Kwok, T. (2004). Practical Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation For Stress Regulation And Treatment Of Insulators. Contributions to Plasma Physics, 44(38508), 465-471. [More Information]
  • Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Raman Characterisation Of Piii Multilayer Carbon Films. Diamond and Related Materials, 13(4-8), 1422-1426. [More Information]
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Stress Relief And Texture Formation In Aluminium Nitride By Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(10), 1751-1760.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Moeller, W. (2004). Use Of Low Energy And High Frequency Pbii During Thin Film Deposition To Achieve Relief Of Intrinsic Stress And Microstructural Changes. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 21-28.
  • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). A high-current pulsed cathodic vacuum arc plasma source. Review of Scientific Instruments, 74(11), 4750-4754.
  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2003). Apparatus for exposing cell membranes to rapid temperature transients. European Biophysics Journal, 11, 117-120.
  • Marks, N., Bennett (nee Bell), J., Pearce, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Atomistic simulation of energy and temperature effects in the deposition and implantation of amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2003-2010.
  • Bilek, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2003). Control of Stress and Microstructure in Cathodic Arc Deposited Films. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 939-944.
  • Kwok, T., Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Determination of the Equilibrium Ion Sheath in the Drifting Plasma by Numerical Simulation. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 1044-1051.
  • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Electric probe measurements of high-voltage sheath collapse in cathodic arc plasmas due to surface charging of insulators. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(3), 438-443.
  • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ng, K., Kron, T. (2003). High dose-rate brachytherapy source localization: positional resolution using a diamond detector. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 48, 2133-2146.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Minimisation of intrinsic stress in titanium nitride using a cathodic arc with plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 174-175, 76-80.
  • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Ha, T., Zou, J., McBride, W., Cockayne, D., Fujisawa, N., Swain, M., James, N., et al (2003). Multilayered carbon films for tribological applications. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(2), 178-184.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Swift, P., McCredie, G. (2003). Optimizing the triggering mode for stable operation of a pulsed cathodic arc deposition system. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 12(4), 508-512.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Relation between microstructure and stress in titanium nitride films grown by plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(7), 4283-4288.
  • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2003). The importance of bias pulse rise time for determining shallow implanted dose in plasma immersion ion implantation. Applied Physics Letters, 82(12), 1827-1829.
  • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pearce, G., Marks, N., McCulloch, D., Lim, S. (2003). Voltage dependence of cluster size in carbon films using plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 206(1), 741-744.
  • Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., Marks, N., Cooper, N., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of silicon-carbon alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 15(2), 165-173.
  • McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Cooper, N., Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of tetrahedral amorphous networks. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2026-2031.
  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C. (2002). A technique for microsecond heating & cooling of a thin (submicron) biological sample. European Biophysics Journal, 31(5), 378-382. [More Information]
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Russo, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Characterisation of titanium nitride thin films prepared using PVD and a plasma immersion ion implantation system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 190, 723-727.
  • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2002). Influence of gas flow rate and entry point on ion charge, ion counts and ion energy distribution in a filtered cathodic arc. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 110-114.
  • Oates, T., Bilek, M. (2002). Insulator surface charging and dissipation during plasma immersion ion implantation using a thin conductive surface film. Journal of Applied Physics, 92(6), 2980-2983.
  • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2002). Plasma immersion ion implantation using polymeric substrates with a sacrificial conductive surface layer. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 332-337.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2002). Plasma-based ion implantation utilising a cathodic arc plasma. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 136-142.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Predicting the structure of plasma deposited materials. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics: europhysics journal, 52(7 Supplement D), D904-D920.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Wannier function analysis for understanding disordered structures generated using Car-Parrinello molecular dynamics. Molecular Simulation, 28(10-11), 971-979.
  • Kwok, T., Zhang, T., Chu, P., Bilek, M., Vizir, A., Brown, I. (2001). Experimental Investigation of Electron Oscillation inside the Filter of a Vacuum Arc Plasma Source. Applied Physics Letters, 78(4), 422-424.
  • Bilek, M., Anders, A., Brown, I. (2001). Magnetic system for producing uniform coatings using a filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol 10, 606-613.

Conferences

  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Hirsh, S., Fisher, K., Weiss, A. (2011). Universal biomolecule binding interlayers created by energetic ion bombardment. 2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting. Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Lui, R., Bilek, M., Charles, C., Ramdutt, D. (2006). Development of the nanotiter plate for use in antibody and cell array technologies. SPIE - Biomedical Applications of Micro- and Nano-engineering, Australia: SPIE Proceedings.
  • Thordarson, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Davies, K., Morrow, R., Gan, B., Dos Remedios, C. (2005). Functional Attachment of Horse Radish Peroxidase to Plasma Treated Surfaces. Smart Materials III, : SPIE Press.
  • Bittar, A., Bosi, S., Mills, D., Richardson, A., Bilek, M., Prince, R., Russell, R. (2003). SIMS analysis of degradation of multilayer selective surfaces at high temperatures in air. 13th AINSE Conference on Nuclear Techniques of Analysis & 8th Cacuum Society of Australia Congress, : National University of Singapore.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Lu, W., McKenzie, D., Dunstan, C., Zreiqat, H., Bilek, M. (2012). Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Treatment of Poly-ether Ether Ketone for the Immobilization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (ID: 836). International Forum of Biomedical Materials: Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Regeneration.

2014

  • Tucker, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). A combinatorial investigation of sputtered Ta-Al-C thin films. Thin Solid Films, 558, 99-103-99-103. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Bax, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2014). A Novel Cell Adhesion Region in Tropoelastin Mediates Attachment to Integrin ανβ5. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289(3), 1467-1477. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Bax, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2014). A novel cell adhesion region in tropoelastin that mediates attachment to integrin alphaVbeta5. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289(3), 1467-1477. [More Information]
  • Liu, H., Wise, S., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Kaplan, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Fei, J., Bao, B. (2014). Biocompatibility of silk-tropoelastin protein polymers. Biomaterials, 35(19), 5138-5147. [More Information]
  • Main, H., Radenkovic, J., Kosobrodova, E., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lendahl, U. (2014). Cell surface antigen profiling using a novel type of antibody array immobilised to plasma ion-implanted polycarbonate. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, , 1-17-1-17. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Mohamed, A., Su, Y., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Cluster of differentiation antibody microarrays on plasma immersion ion implanted polycarbonate. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, 35, 434-440. [More Information]
  • Ibrahim, J., Wu, G., Zhao, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2014). Effects of Zirconium and Oxygen Plasma Ion Implantation on the Corrosion Behavior of ZK60 Mg Alloy in Simulated Body Fluids. Corrosion Science, 82, 7-26-7-26.
  • Hajian, H., Wise, S., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Dunn, L., Kielty, C., Yu, Y., Weiss, A., Bilek, M., Bannon, P., et al (2014). Immobilisation of a fibrillin-1 fragment enhances the biocompatibility of PTFE. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 116, 544-552. [More Information]
  • Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). Ion implantation treatment of beads for covalent binding of molecules: Application to bioethanol production using thermophilic beta-glucosidase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 54(1), 20-24-20-24. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Optical properties and oxidation of carbonized and cross-linked structures formed in polycarbonate by plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 329, 52-63-52-63. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2014). Surface plasma modification and tropoelastin coating of a polyurethane co-polymer for enhanced cell attachment and reduced thrombogenicity. Biomaterials, 35(25), 6797-6809-6797-6809. [More Information]

2013

  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Fisher, K., Guo, C., McKenzie, D. (2013). An integrated solution for rapid biosensing with robust linker free covalent binding surfaces. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 42(1), 447-452. [More Information]
  • Zhao, J., Rider, A., Ishaq, M., Kumar, S., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Levchenko, I., Ostrikov, K. (2013). Carbon nanostructures for hard tissue engineering. RSC Advances, 3(28), 11058-11072. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). CelB and B-glucosidase immobilization for carboxymethyl cellulose hydrolysis. RSC Advances, 3(45), 23604-23611. [More Information]
  • Partridge, J., Mayes, E., McDougall, N., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D. (2013). Characterization and device applications of ZnO films deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS). Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46(16), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Levchenko, I., Han, Z., Yick, S., Mai-Prochnow, A., Fang, J., Ostrikov, K., Bilek, M. (2013). Hybrid graphite film-carbon nanotube platform for enzyme immobilization and protection. Carbon, 65, 287-295. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2013). Influence of pH on yeast immobilization on polystyrene surfaces modified by energetic ion bombardment. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 104(April), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Kosobrodova, E., Tsoutas, K., Tran, C., Waterhouse, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Weiss, A., et al (2013). Ion Implanted, Radical-Rich Surfaces For The Rapid Covalent Immobilization Of Active Biomolecules. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1525, 364-369. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). Kinetics of post-treatment structural transformations of nitrogen plasma ion immersion implanted polystyrene. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 304, 57-66. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P., Boo, J. (2013). Native oxides and their effect on electrochemical characteristics of ta-C:N films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 228(Supplement 1), S486-S489. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). Radiation damage of polyethylene exposed in the stratosphere at an altitude of 40 km. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 98(8), 1526-1536. [More Information]
  • Hiob, M., Wise, S., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M., Weiss, A. (2013). The use of plasma-activated covalent attachment of early domains of tropoelastin to enhance vascular compatibility of surfaces. Biomaterials, 34(31), 7584-7591. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Denman, J., Sezerman, O., Bilek, M. (2013). The Vroman effect: Competitive protein exchange with dynamic multilayer protein aggregates. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 395-404. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). With reference to article: "Impact of the first-generation drug-eluting stent implantation on periprocedural myocardial injury in patients with stable angina pectoris". Dewetting problem. Journal of Cardiology, 62(4), 265-266. [More Information]

2012

  • Chrzanowski, W., Kondyurin, A., Lee, J., Lord, M., Bilek, M., Kim, H. (2012). Biointerface: protein enhanced stem cells binding to implant surface. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 23(9), 2203-2215. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Tipa, R., Kondyurin, A., Higgins, M., Tsoutas, K., Gelmi, A., Wallace, G., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2012). Cell patterning via linker-free protein functionalization of an organic conducting polymer (polypyrrole) electrode. Acta Biomaterialia, 8(7), 2538-2548. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Fisher, K., Nosworthy, N., Bax, D., Clarke, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Comparison on protein adsorption properties of diamond-like carbon and nitrogen-containing plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 520(7), 3021-3025. [More Information]
  • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Fisher, K., Moeller, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Free radical kinetics in a plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene: Theory and experiment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 280(2012), 26-35. [More Information]
  • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Fuel selection for pulsed cathodic arc thrusters. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 28(1), 218-221. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Wu, B., James, B., Zreiqat, H., McKenzie, D., Bao, B., Weiss, A., Ng, M., Bilek, M. (2012). In vivo biocompatibility of a plasma-activated, coronary stent coating. Biomaterials, 33(32), 7984-7992. [More Information]
  • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Ion-implanted polytetrafluoroethylene enhances Saccharomyces cerevisiae biofilm formation for improved immobilization. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9(76), 2923-2935. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Naseri, P., Tilley, J., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Mechanisms for Covalent Immobilization of Horseradish Peroxidase on Ion-Beam-Treated Polyethylene. Scientifca, 2012, 1-28. [More Information]
  • Lu, W., McKenzie, D., Dunstan, C., Zreiqat, H., Bilek, M. (2012). Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Treatment of Poly-ether Ether Ketone for the Immobilization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (ID: 836). International Forum of Biomedical Materials: Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Regeneration.
  • Wise, S., Waterhouse, A., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2012). Plasma-based biofunctionalization of vascular implants. Nanomedicine, 7(12), 1907-1916. [More Information]

2011

  • Bax, D., Wang, Y., Li, Z., Maitz, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Binding of the cell adhesive protein tropoelastin to PTFE through plasma immersion ion implantation treatment. Biomaterials, 32(22), 5100-5111. [More Information]
  • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Carbon diffusion in alumina from carbon and Ti2AlC thin films. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(8), 083503-1-083503-5. [More Information]
  • Cover, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Comment on 'Shear stiffness in nanolaminar Ti3SiC2 challenges ab initio calculations'. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23(26), 268001-1-268001-2. [More Information]
  • Duan, X., Stampfl, C., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Wei, S. (2011). Design of shallow acceptors in ZnO through early transition metals codoped with N acceptors. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 83(8), 085202-1-085202-8. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Directed cell attachment by tropoelastin on masked plasma immersion ion implantation treated PTFE. Biomaterials, 32(28), 6710-6718. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2011). Effect of Low Molecular Weight Additives on Immobilization Strength, Activity, and Conformation of Protein Immobilized on PVC and UHMWPE. Langmuir, 27(10), 6138-6148. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Ellipsometry analysis of conformational change of immobilized protein monolayer on plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 519(9), 2968-2971. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2011). Etching and structure changes in PMMA coating under argon plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 269(12), 1361-1369. [More Information]
  • Novak, O., Falconer, I., Sangines de Castro, R., Latterman, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Fizeau interferometer system for fast high resolution studies of spectral line shapes. Review of Scientific Instruments, 82(2), 023105-1-023105-10. [More Information]
  • Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Fisher, K., Waterhouse, A., Weiss, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2011). Free radical functionalization of surfaces to prevent adverse responses to biomedical devices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 108(35), 14405-14410. [More Information]
  • Hirsh, S., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Linker-free covalent thermophilic b-glucosidase functionalized polymeric surfaces. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 17832-17841. [More Information]
  • Ross, A., Sangines de Castro, R., Treverrow, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Optimizing efficiency of Ti ionized deposition in HIPIMS. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 20(3), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Dunn, L., Yeo, G., Ng, M., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Stability of a Therapeutic Layer of Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin on a Plasma-Activated Coated Surface. Pharmaceutical Research, 28(6), 1415-1421. [More Information]
  • Tucker, M., Persson, P., Guenette, M., Rosen, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Substrate orientation effects on the nucleation and growth of the M(n+1)AX(n) phase Ti(2)AlC. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(article 014903), 014903-1-014903-6. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., Jones, R., Pigram, P. (2011). Surface Attachment of Horseradish Peroxidase to Nylon Modified by Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(5), 2891-2903. [More Information]
  • Taylor, M., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). The influence of deposition rate on the stress and microstructure of AlN films deposited from a filtered cathodic vacuum arc. Thin Solid Films, 519(11), 3573-3577. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Liu, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Tropoelastin Switch and Modulated Endothelial Cell Bindingto PTFE. Journal of Bionanoscience, 1, 123-127. [More Information]
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Hirsh, S., Fisher, K., Weiss, A. (2011). Universal biomolecule binding interlayers created by energetic ion bombardment. 2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting. Cambridge University Press. [More Information]

2010

  • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2010). A Comparison of Covalent Immobilization and Physical Adsorption of a Cellulase Enzyme Mixture. Langmuir, 26(17), 14380-14388. [More Information]
  • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Cathodic arc co-deposition of highly oriented hexagonal Ti and Ti2AlC MAX phase thin films. Thin Solid Films, 519(2), 766-769.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Direct Evidence of Covalent Immobilisation of Microperoxidase-11 on Plasma Polymer Surfaces. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 7(8), 708-714. [More Information]
  • Latterman, M., Moafi, A., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D. (2010). Energetic deposition of carbon clusters with preferred orientation using a new mixed mode cathodic arc - Sputtering process. Carbon, 48(3), 918-921. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2010). Etching and structure transformations in uncured epoxy resin under rf-plasma and plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 268(10), 1568-1580.
  • Allan, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Ion energy measurements during plasma immersion ion implantation of an insulator. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 19(4), 1-9.
  • Abrasonis, G., Oates, T., Kovacs, G., Grenzer, J., Persson, P., Heinig, K., Martinavicius, A., Jeutter, N., Baehtz, C., Tucker, M., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Carbon–Nickel Nanocomposite Thin Films: Period and Tilt Control Via Ion Energy and Deposition Angle. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(4), 043503-1-043503-7. [More Information]
  • Rosen, J., Dahlqvist, M., Simak, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC: Tuning of anisotropic conductivity. Applied Physics Letters, 97(7), 073103-1-073103-3.
  • Sangines de Castro, R., Israel, A., Falconer, I., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Production of highly ionized species in high-current pulsed cathodic arcs. Applied Physics Letters, 96(22), 221501-1-221501-3. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Protein immobilization capacity and covalent binding coverage of pulsed plasma polymer surfaces. Applied Surface Science, 256(16), 4984-4989. [More Information]
  • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Tucker, M., Heller, R., Krause, M., Guenette, M., Munnik, F., Lehmann, J., Tadich, A., Cowie, B., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Sculpting Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Nanocomposite Thin Films via Hyperthermal Ion Deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 97(163108), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Dunn, L., Yeo, G., Ng, M., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2010). Stability of a Therapeutic Layer of Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin on a Plasma-Activated Coated Surface. Pharmaceutical Research, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Waterhouse, A., Yin, Y., Wise, S., Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2010). The immobilization of recombinant human tropoelastin on metals using a plasma-activated coating to improve the biocompatibility of coronary stents. Biomaterials, 31(32), 8332-8340. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2010). The linker-free covalent attachment of collagen to plasma immersion ion implantation treated polytetrafluoroethylene and subsequent cell-binding activity. Biomaterials, 31(9), 2526-2534. [More Information]

2009

  • Cover, M., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). A comprehensive survey of M2AX phase elastic properties. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21(30, Article number 305403), 305403-1-305403-9.
  • Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). A New Surface for Immobilizing and Maintaining the Function of Enzymes in a Freeze-Dried State. Biomacromolecules, 10(9), 2577-2583. [More Information]
  • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D. (2009). A pulsed cathodic arc spacecraft propulsion system. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 18(4, Article number 045005), 1-8.
  • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Youssef, H., Gong, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Acetylene plasma coated surfaces for covalent immobilization of proteins. Thin Solid Films, 517(17), 5343-5346. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Youssef, H., Byrom, M., Yang, W. (2009). Acetylene plasma polymerized surfaces for covalent immobilization of dense bioactive protein monolayers. Surface and Coatings Technology, 203(10-11), 1310-1316. [More Information]
  • Ryves, L., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Cathode-Spot Dynamics in a High-Current Pulsed Arc: A Noise Study. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37(2), 365-368. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., Rodgers, U., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2009). Cell adhesion to tropoelastin is mediated via the Cterminal GRKRK motif and integrin αvβ3. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284(42), 28616-28623. [More Information]
  • Duan, X., Stampfl, C., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Codoping of aluminum and gallium with nitrogen in ZnO: A comparative first-principles investigation. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 79(23), 235208-1-235208-9.
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2009). Correlation of film structure and molecular oxygen reduction at nitrogen doped amorphous carbon thin film electrochemical electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials, 18(9), 1102-1108. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Wise, S., Nosworthy, N., Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Youssef, H., Byrom, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2009). Covalent immobilisation of tropoelastin on a plasma deposited interface for enhancement of endothelialisation on metal surfaces. Biomaterials, 30(9), 1675-1681. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Fisher, K., Nosworthy, N., Bax, D., Rubanov, S., Gong, B., Weiss, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Covalently Bound Biomimetic Layers on Plasma Polymers with Graded Metallic Interfaces for in vivo Implants. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6(10), 658-666. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Hang, L., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Direct current reactive sputtering Cr-Cr2O3 cermet solar selective surfaces for solar hot water applications. Thin Solid Films, 517(5), 1601-1606. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Elastic properties of a material composed of alternating layers of negative and positive Poisson’s ratio. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 505(1-2), 111-115. [More Information]
  • Burgmann, F., McCulloch, D., Ryves, L., Lim, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Enhancing the hardness of Al/W nanostructured coatings. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21(5), 055003-1-055003-9.
  • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Formation of the MAX-phase oxycarbide Ti2AlC1-xOx studied via electron energy-loss spectroscopy and first-principles calculations. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 80(9), 092102-1-092102-4. [More Information]
  • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2009). Linker-free covalent attachment of the extracellular matrix protein tropoelastin to a polymer surface for directed cell spreading. Acta Biomaterialia, 5(9), 3371-3381. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Naseri, P., Fisher, K., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Mechanisms for surface energy changes observed in plasma immersion ion implanted polyethylene: The roles of free radicals and oxygen-containing groups. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 94(4), 638-646.
  • Sangines de Castro, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Optimizing filter efficiency in pulsed cathodic vacuum arcs operating at high currents. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 18(4), 045007-1-045007-9.
  • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Ryves, L., Krause, M., Mucklich, A., Munnik, F., Oates, T., Bilek, M., Moller, W. (2009). Phase separation in carbon-nickel films during hyperthermal ion deposition. Journal of Applied Physics, 105(8), 083518-1-083518-8.
  • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Gong, B., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Plasma Polymer Surfaces Compatible with a CMOS Process for Direct Covalent Enzyme Immobilization. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6(1), 68-75.
  • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2009). Plasma-mediated immobilisation of recombinant tropoelastin dramatically enhances vascular biocompatibility of metals: Implications for coronary stents. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 18(3), S224-S224.
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2009). Semiconductor properties and redox responses at a-C:N thin film electrochemical electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials, 18(10), 1211-1217. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Rubanov, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Sputtered Nanocrystalline Nickel Thin Films for Solar Thermal Energy Applications. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(1), 32-36.
  • Lim, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). van der Pauw method for measuring resistivity of a plane sample with distant boundaries. Review of Scientific Instruments, 80(7), 075109-1-075109-4.

2008

  • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hoglund, C. (2008). A solid phase reaction between TiCX thin films and Al2O3 substrates. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(6), 066102-1-066102-3.
  • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Mizuno, K., Wuhrer, R. (2008). Argon plasma immersion ion implantation of polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 266(7), 1074-1084.
  • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2008). Attachment of horseradish peroxidise to polytetrafluorethylene (teflon) after plasma immersion ion implantation. Acta Biomaterialia, 4, 1218-1225. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P., La Fontaine, A., Keast, V. (2008). Correlation between film structures and potential limits for hydrogen and oxygen evolutions at a-C:N film electrochemical electrodes. Carbon, 46(4), 663-670. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Polonskyi, O., Nosworthy, N., Matousek, J., Hildek, P., Biederman, H., Bilek, M. (2008). Covalent Attachment and Bioactivity of Horseradish Peroxidase on Plasma-Polymerized Hexane Coatings. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(8), 727-736.
  • MacDonald, C., Morrow, R., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Covalent attachment of functional protein to polymer surfaces: a novel one-step dry process. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface, 5(23), 663-669. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2008). Deposition of a-C:N films and evaluation of their robustness in electrochemical applications. Thin Solid Films, 516(16), 5231-5235.
  • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Detecting and exploring partially unfolded states of proteins using a sensor with chaperone bound to its surface. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24, 963-969. [More Information]
  • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Bilek, M. (2008). Dielectric functions of a growing silver film determined using dynamic in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry. Optics Express, 16(4), 2302-2314.
  • Cover, M., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Elastic properties of Tin+1AlCn and Tin+1AlNn MAX phases. Advanced Engineering Materials, 10(10), 935-938. [More Information]
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers - Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
  • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Janke, A., Stamm, M., Luchnikov, V. (2008). Nanostructured carbonized thin films produced by plasma immersion ion implantation of block-copolymer assemblies. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(2), 155-160.
  • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Non-thermal effects in the microwave induced unfolding of proteins observed by chaperone binding. Bioelectromagnetics, 29(4), 324-330. [More Information]
  • Persson, P., Ryves, L., Tucker, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Oriented graphite layer formation in Ti/C and TiC/C multilayers deposited by high current pulsed cathodic arc. Journal of Applied Physics, 104(7), 074317-1-074317-5.
  • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 92(6), 064102-1-064102-3.
  • Mizuno, K., Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Reducing water permeability while maintaining transparency of PET: A Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Study. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(9), 834-839. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Hang, L., Xu, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Surface adsorption and wetting properties of amorphous diamond-like carbon thin films for biomedical applications. Thin Solid Films, 516(16), 5157-5161.

2007

  • Rosen, J., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Amorphous and crystalline phases in thermal quench simulations of alumina. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126(20), 204709-1-204709-9.
  • So, L., Ng, K., Bilek, M. (2007). Analysis of the internal glass surfaces of vacuum glazing. Materials Science and Engineering B: Advanced Functional Solid-state Materials, 138(2), 135-138.
  • Abendroth, B., Jäger, H., Moller, W., Bilek, M. (2007). Binary-collision modeling of ion-induced stress relaxation in cubic BN and amorphous C thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 90, 181910-1-181910-3.
  • Houska, J., Capek, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Bonding statistics and electronic structure of novel Si-B-C-N materials: Ab initio calculations and experimental verification. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. A: International Journal Devoted to Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 25(5), 1411-1416.
  • Kwok, S., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Characteristics of phosphorus-doped diamond-like carbon films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition (PIII and D). Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6643-6646.
  • Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2007). Comparison of protein surface attachment on untreated and plasma immersion ion implantation treated polystyrene: Protein islands and carpet. Langmuir, 23(5), 2741-2746.
  • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Cracking of titanium nitride films grown on polycarbonate. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(9-11), 5596-5600.
  • Rosen, J., Ryves, L., Persson, P., Bilek, M. (2007). Deposition of epitaxial Ti2AlC thin films by pulsed cathodic arc. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(5), 056101-1-056101-2.
  • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Bilek, M. (2007). Dynamic spectroscopic ellipsometry determination of nanostructural changes in plasmonic silver films. Optics Express, 15(24), 15987-15998.
  • Houska, J., Kalas, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Effect of implanted argon on hardness of novel magnetron sputtered Si–B–C–N materials: experiments and ab initio simulations. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19(19), 196228-1-196228-13.
  • Kwok, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Effects of layer patterns on magnetic and other properties of single and multilayered Fe-C films. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(3), 034902-1-034902-6.
  • Morrow, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., MacDonald, C., Stindt, M., Anetsberger, G., Martin, A. (2007). Electric field effects on adsorption/desorption of proteins and colloidal particles on a gold film observed using surface plasmon resonance. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 203-207.
  • Kwok, S., Zhang, W., Wan, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Hemocompatibility and anti-bacterial properties of silver doped diamond-like carbon prepared by pulsed filtered cathodic vacuum arc deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 16(4-7), 1353-1360.
  • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Influence of gas entry point on plasma chemistry, ion energy and deposited alumina thin films in filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 27(5), 599-608.
  • Chan, K., Ho, J., Li, W., Lau, B., Tse, A., Fong, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P., Yu, K. (2007). Investigation of cytocompatibility of surface-treated cellulose nitrate films by using plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6897-6900.
  • Gan, B., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Bilek, M. (2007). Plasma immersion ion implantation treatment of polyethylene for enhanced binding of active horseradish peroxidase. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A, 85A(3), 605-610. [More Information]
  • Ho, J., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., Gan, B., McKenzie, D., Chu, P., Dos Remedios, C. (2007). Plasma-treated polyethylene surfaces for improved binding of active protein. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 4(5), 583-590. [More Information]
  • Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Kwok, S., Chu, P., Tay, B. (2007). Raman spectroscopy study of DLC films prepared by RF plasma and filtered cathodic arc. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6734-6736.
  • McKenzie, D., Kwok, C., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2007). Soft ferromagnetic materials based on iron/carbon multilayers. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 273-276.
  • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Study of adhesion of TiN grown on a polymer substrate. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6742-6744.
  • Nosworthy, N., Ho, J., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). The attachment of catalase and poly-L-lysine to plasma immersion ion implantation-treated polyethylene. Acta Biomaterialia, 3(5), 695-704. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Allan, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Time dependent plasma properties during microarcing in radio frequency plasmas. Applied Physics Letters, 91(19), 191501-1-191501-3.
  • Warr, G., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Harris, J., Howard, J., Blackwell, B. (2007). Tomographic interferometry of a filtered high-current vacuum arc plasma. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(7), 073302-1-073302-11.
  • Bilek, M., Powles, R., McKenzie, D. (2007). Treatment of polymeric biomaterials by ion implantation. In Paul K. Chu; Xuanyong Liu (Eds.), Biomaterials and Surface Modification, (pp. 205-248). India: Research Signpost.

2006

  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). A comprehensive model of stress generation and relief processes in thin films deposited with energetic ions. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4345-4354.
  • Yin, Y., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hang, L. (2006). A novel method for thickness profile control in RF PECVD deposition on large area substrates. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4339-4344.
  • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Analytic analysis on asymmetrical micro arcing in high plasma potential RF plasma systems. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(1), 99-104.
  • Kwok, C., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Anticoagulation behavior of phosphorus-doped carbon (PxC) films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. New Diamond and Frontier Carbon Technology, 16(1), 39-48.
  • Kwok, C., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2006). Biocompatibility of calcium and phosphorus doped diamond-like carbon thin films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 15(4-8), 893-897.
  • Yin, Y., Hang, L., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Allan, S., Han, J., Rubanov, S., Lauder, R., Godfrey, R. (2006). Characterization of a large area scanning PECVD deposition system with small size RF electrodes. Thin Solid Films, 515, 307-312.
  • McKenzie, D., Ha, P., Bilek, M., Doyle, E., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2006). Control of stress and delamination in single and multi-layer carbon thin films prepared by cathodic arc and RF plasma deposition and implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(22 to 23), 6405-6408.
  • Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Lui, R., Bilek, M., Charles, C., Ramdutt, D. (2006). Development of the nanotiter plate for use in antibody and cell array technologies. SPIE - Biomedical Applications of Micro- and Nano-engineering, Australia: SPIE Proceedings.
  • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Hang, L., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Rubanov, S. (2006). Dielectric substrate of self-bias and plasma confinement in two-dimensional scanning radio frequency plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition. Vacuum, 81, 441-445.
  • Houska, J., Vlcek, J., Hreben, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). Effect of B and the Si/C ratio on high-temperature stability of Si-B-C-N materials. Europhysics Letters, 76(3), 512-518.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes in nitrogen plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 247(2), 254-260.
  • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes of polystyrene films during plasma immersion ion implantation from argon plasma. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 251(2), 413-418.
  • Tarrant, R., Andruczyk, D., James, B., Bilek, M., Warr, G. (2006). Langmuir probe study of a titanium pulsed filtered cathodic arc discharge. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(3), 533-537.
  • Steel, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Dos Remedios, C. (2006). Nanosecond responses of proteins to ultra-high temperature pulses. Biophysical Journal, 91(6), L66-L68. [More Information]
  • Tarrant, R., Devasahayam, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). The distribution and depth of ion doses implanted into wedges by plasma immersion ion implantation in drifting and stationary plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(3), 384-390.
  • Houska, J., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J., Potocky, S. (2006). The effect of argon on the structure of amorphousSiBCN materials: an experimental and ab initio study. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 18(7), 2337-2348.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., du Plessis, J., Swain, M., Wuhrer, R. (2006). The effect of plasma immersion ion implantation on the contact pressure and composition of titanium nitride thin films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 201, 396-400.
  • McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Xiao, X., McCulloch, D. (2006). The microstructure and stability of Al/AlN multilayered films. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(1), 013504-1-013504-8.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The origins of self-bias on dielectric substrates in RF plasma processing. Surface and Coatings Technology, 200(12 to 13), 3670-3674.
  • Bilek, M., Newton-McGee, K., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2006). The role of energetic ions from plasma in the creation of nanostructured materials and stable polymer surface treatments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 242(1 to 2), 221-227.
  • Morrow, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The time-dependent development of electric double-layers in saline solutions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 39(5), 937-943.
  • Ng, K., So, L., Bilek, M., Pigram, P., Brack, N. (2006). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic study of the surface chemistry of soda-lime glass in vacuum. Surface and Interface Analysis, 38(4), 648-651. [More Information]

2005

  • Bilek, M., Verdon, M., Ryves, L., Oats, T., Ha, C., McKenzie, D. (2005). A model for stress generation and stress relief mechanisms applied to as-deposited filtered cathodic vacuum arc amorphous carbon films. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 69-73.
  • Houska, J., Bilek, M., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J. (2005). Ab initio simulations of nitrogen evolution in quenched CNx and SiBCN amorphous materials. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 72(5), 054204-1-054204-6.
  • McKenzie, D., Merchant, A., McCulloch, D., Malloch, H., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2005). Ab initio studies of amorphous carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 212-216.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ryves, L., Oates, T. (2005). Accurate determination of optical and electronic properties of ultra-thin silver films for biosensor applications. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers, 109(1), 146-152.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Russo, S., Barnard, A., Torpy, A. (2005). Characterization of cathodic arc deposited titanium aluminium nitride films prepared using plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 17(17), 2791-2800.
  • Burgmann, F., Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Gan, B., Davies, K., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Electrical conductivity as a measure of the continuity of titanium and vanadium thin films. Thin Solid Films, 474(1-2), 341-345.
  • Kwok, T., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Enhancement of microarcing at a grounded chamber wall by nonvanishing ion sheath in a radio-frequency capacitive discharged plasma. Applied Physics Letters, 87(18), 181501-1-181501-3.
  • Thordarson, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Davies, K., Morrow, R., Gan, B., Dos Remedios, C. (2005). Functional Attachment of Horse Radish Peroxidase to Plasma Treated Surfaces. Smart Materials III, : SPIE Press.
  • Foran, B., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Bilek, M. (2005). Integrating sustainable chain management with triple bottom line accounting. Ecological Economics, 52(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Intrinsic stress induced by substrate bias in amorphous hydrogenated silicon thin films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 156-160.
  • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Burgmann, F., Abendroth, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2005). Ion implantation induced phase transformation in carbon and boron nitride thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(8), 1395-1401. [More Information]
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2005). Microarcing instability in RF PECVD plasma system. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 379-383.
  • Pearce, G., Marks, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Molecular dynamics simulation of the thermal spike in amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(3-7), 921-927. [More Information]
  • Zeng, A., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Ohmic contact to nitrogen doped amorphous carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1), 202-205.
  • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Real-time verification of HDR brachytherapy source location: implementation of detector redundancy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50(2), 319-327.
  • Powles, R., Kwok, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Simulation of a semitransparent conducting mesh electrode for plasma immersion ion implantation. Physics of Plasmas, 12(9), 093507-1-093507-6.
  • Ryves, L., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Burgmann, F., McCulloch, D. (2005). Synthesis and in-situ ellipsometric monitoring of Ti/C nanostructured multilayers using a high-current, dual source pulsed cathodic arc. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 133-137.
  • Proschek, M., Yin, Y., Charles, C., Aanesland, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Boswell, R. (2005). The effect of phase difference between powered electrodes on RF plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 14(3), 407-411.
  • McCulloch, D., Xiao, X., Peng, J., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lau, S., Sheeja, D., Tay, B. (2005). The structure and annealing properties of multilayer carbon films. Surface and Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 217-222.

2004

  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2004). Apparatus For Exposing Cell Membranes To Rapid Temperature Transients. European Biophysics Journal, 33(2), 117-120. [More Information]
  • Davies, K., Gan, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D., Latella, B. (2004). Correlation Between Stress And Hardness In Pulsed Cathodic Arc Deposited Titanium/Vanadium Nitride Alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(17), 7947-7954.
  • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Chu, P. (2004). Disturbance Of A Langmuir Probe At The Steady-State Sheath Boundary In A Drifting Plasma. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 32(2), 422-428.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Effect Of Intrinsic Stress On Preferred Orientation In Aln Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, 95(4), 2130-2134.
  • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2004). Micro-Arcing In Radio Frequency Plasmas. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37(20), 2871-2875.
  • McKenzie, D., Newton-McGee, K., Ruch, P., Bilek, M., Gan, B. (2004). Modification Of Polymers By Plasma-Based Ion Implantation For Biomedical Applications. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(38384), 239-244.
  • Cornet, C., Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2004). Numerical Simulation Of Metal Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation And Deposition On A Cone. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(11), 6045-6052.
  • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Percolation threshold in ultrathin titanium films determined by in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 70(19), 195406-1-195406-6.
  • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2004). Plasma Transport And Optical Flares In High-Density Plasmas Produced From A Pulsed Cathodic Arc. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 10-16.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Oates, T., Ruch, P., Newton-McGee, K., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Nguyen, H., Gan, B., Kwok, T. (2004). Practical Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation For Stress Regulation And Treatment Of Insulators. Contributions to Plasma Physics, 44(38508), 465-471. [More Information]
  • Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Raman Characterisation Of Piii Multilayer Carbon Films. Diamond and Related Materials, 13(4-8), 1422-1426. [More Information]
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Stress Relief And Texture Formation In Aluminium Nitride By Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(10), 1751-1760.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Moeller, W. (2004). Use Of Low Energy And High Frequency Pbii During Thin Film Deposition To Achieve Relief Of Intrinsic Stress And Microstructural Changes. Surface and Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 21-28.

2003

  • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). A high-current pulsed cathodic vacuum arc plasma source. Review of Scientific Instruments, 74(11), 4750-4754.
  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2003). Apparatus for exposing cell membranes to rapid temperature transients. European Biophysics Journal, 11, 117-120.
  • Marks, N., Bennett (nee Bell), J., Pearce, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Atomistic simulation of energy and temperature effects in the deposition and implantation of amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2003-2010.
  • Bilek, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2003). Control of Stress and Microstructure in Cathodic Arc Deposited Films. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 939-944.
  • Kwok, T., Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Determination of the Equilibrium Ion Sheath in the Drifting Plasma by Numerical Simulation. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 1044-1051.
  • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Electric probe measurements of high-voltage sheath collapse in cathodic arc plasmas due to surface charging of insulators. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(3), 438-443.
  • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ng, K., Kron, T. (2003). High dose-rate brachytherapy source localization: positional resolution using a diamond detector. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 48, 2133-2146.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Minimisation of intrinsic stress in titanium nitride using a cathodic arc with plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 174-175, 76-80.
  • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Ha, T., Zou, J., McBride, W., Cockayne, D., Fujisawa, N., Swain, M., James, N., et al (2003). Multilayered carbon films for tribological applications. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(2), 178-184.
  • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Swift, P., McCredie, G. (2003). Optimizing the triggering mode for stable operation of a pulsed cathodic arc deposition system. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 12(4), 508-512.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Relation between microstructure and stress in titanium nitride films grown by plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(7), 4283-4288.
  • Bittar, A., Bosi, S., Mills, D., Richardson, A., Bilek, M., Prince, R., Russell, R. (2003). SIMS analysis of degradation of multilayer selective surfaces at high temperatures in air. 13th AINSE Conference on Nuclear Techniques of Analysis & 8th Cacuum Society of Australia Congress, : National University of Singapore.
  • McKenzie, D., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2003). Structure of a-C through Simulation. In S Ravi P Silva (Eds.), Properties of Amorphous Carbon, (pp. 37-45). United Kingdom: Inspec the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
  • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2003). The importance of bias pulse rise time for determining shallow implanted dose in plasma immersion ion implantation. Applied Physics Letters, 82(12), 1827-1829.
  • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pearce, G., Marks, N., McCulloch, D., Lim, S. (2003). Voltage dependence of cluster size in carbon films using plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 206(1), 741-744.
  • Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., Marks, N., Cooper, N., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of silicon-carbon alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 15(2), 165-173.
  • McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Cooper, N., Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of tetrahedral amorphous networks. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2026-2031.

2002

  • Steel, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C. (2002). A technique for microsecond heating & cooling of a thin (submicron) biological sample. European Biophysics Journal, 31(5), 378-382. [More Information]
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Russo, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Characterisation of titanium nitride thin films prepared using PVD and a plasma immersion ion implantation system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, 190, 723-727.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Pigott, J., Denniss, P., Vlcek, J. (2002). Deposition of nanoscale multilayered structures using filtered cathodic vacuum arc plasma beams. In Oks, Efim; Brown, Ian (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Vacuum-Arc-Produced Plasma, Ion and Electron Beams, (pp. 173). The Netherlands: Springer.
  • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2002). Influence of gas flow rate and entry point on ion charge, ion counts and ion energy distribution in a filtered cathodic arc. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 110-114.
  • Oates, T., Bilek, M. (2002). Insulator surface charging and dissipation during plasma immersion ion implantation using a thin conductive surface film. Journal of Applied Physics, 92(6), 2980-2983.
  • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2002). Plasma immersion ion implantation using polymeric substrates with a sacrificial conductive surface layer. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 332-337.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2002). Plasma-based ion implantation utilising a cathodic arc plasma. Surface and Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 136-142.
  • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Predicting the structure of plasma deposited materials. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics: europhysics journal, 52(7 Supplement D), D904-D920.
  • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Wannier function analysis for understanding disordered structures generated using Car-Parrinello molecular dynamics. Molecular Simulation, 28(10-11), 971-979.

2001

  • Kwok, T., Zhang, T., Chu, P., Bilek, M., Vizir, A., Brown, I. (2001). Experimental Investigation of Electron Oscillation inside the Filter of a Vacuum Arc Plasma Source. Applied Physics Letters, 78(4), 422-424.
  • Bilek, M., Anders, A., Brown, I. (2001). Magnetic system for producing uniform coatings using a filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol 10, 606-613.

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