University of California, Riverside

Central Facility for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis

Krassimir N. Bozhilov


  1.  Melinte, G., V. Georgieva, M. A. Springuel-Huet, A. Nossov, O. Ersen, F. Guenneau, A. Gedeon, A. Palcic, K. N. Bozhilov, C. Pham-Huu, S. L. Qiu, S. Mintova, & V. Valtchev (2015), 3D study of the morphology and dynamics of zeolite nucleation, Chemistry-a European Journal, 21(50), 18316-18327.

  2. Green, H. W., F. Shi, K. Bozhilov, G. Xia, & Z. Reches (2015), Phase transformation and nanometric flow cause extreme weakening during fault slip, Nature Geoscience, 8(6), 484-489.

  3. Williams, M., A. To, K. Bozhilov, & P. Talbot (2015), Strategies to reduce tin and other metals in electronic cigarette aerosol, Plos One, 10(9).

  4. Hou, W., L. Lancaster, D. Li, A. Bowlus, K. Bozhilov, & D. Kisailus (2014), Biologically inspired synthesis of highly branched zinc oxide nanowires, Bioinspired Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials, 3(1), 10-18.

  5. Exarhos, S., K. N. Bozhilov, & L. Mangolini (2014), Spray pyrolysis of czts nanoplatelets, Chemical Communications, 50(77), 11366-11369.

  6. El-Roz, M., L. Lakiss, A. Vicente, K. N. Bozhilov, F. Thibault-Starzyk, & V. Valtchev (2014), Ultra-fast framework stabilization of Ge-rich zeolites by low-temperature plasma treatment, Chemical Science, 5(1), 68-80.

  7. Williams, M., A. Villarreal, K. Bozhilov, S. Lin, & P. Talbot (2013), Metal and silicate particles including nanoparticles are present in electronic cigarette cartomizer fluid and aerosol, PLOS One, 8(3).

  8. Zaman, M. S., C. H. Moon, K. N. Bozhilov, & E. D. Haberer (2013), Phage-directed synthesis of copper sulfide: Structural and optical characterization, Nanotechnology, 24(32).

  9. Wang, W., S. R. Guo, M. Penchev, I. Ruiz, K. N. Bozhilov, D. Yan, M. Ozkan, & C. S. Ozkan (2013), Three dimensional few layer graphene and carbon nanotube foam architectures for high fidelity supercapacitors, Nano Energy, 2(2), 294-303.

  10. Wang, W., S. R. Guo, K. N. Bozhilov, D. Yan, M. Ozkan, & C. S. Ozkan (2013), Intertwined nanocarbon and manganese oxide hybrid foam for high-energy supercapacitors, Small, 9(21), 3714-3721..

  11. Wang, Q. Q., M. Nemoto, D. S. Li, J. C. Weaver, B. Weden, J. Stegemeier, K. N. Bozhilov, L. R. Wood, G. W. Milliron, C. S. Kim, E. DiMasi, & D. Kisailus (2013), Phase transformations and structural developments in the radular teeth of cryptochiton stelleri, Advanced Functional Materials, 23(23), 2908-2917.

  12. Jenkins, D. M., G. Della Ventura, R. Oberti, & K. Bozhilov (2013), Synthesis and characterization of amphiboles along the tremolite-glaucophane join, American Mineralogist, 98(4), 588-600.

  13. Guo, S. R., D. D. Bao, S. Upadhyayula, W. Wang, A. B. Guvenc, J. R. Kyle, H. Hosseinibay, K. N. Bozhilov, V. I. Vullev, C. S. Ozkan, & M. Ozkan (2013), Photoinduced electron transfer between pyridine coated cadmium selenide quantum dots and single sheet graphene, Advanced Functional Materials, 23(41), 5199-5211.
  14. Bozhilov, K. N. (2013), Structures and microstructures of non-classical pyriboles, in Minerals at the nanoscale, edited by F. Nieto & K. J. T. Livi, pp. 109-152, Mineralogical Society Great Britain & Ireland, London.
  15. Zuo, F., K. Bozhilov, R. J. Dillon, L. Wang, P. Smith, X. Zhao, C. Bardeen, & P. Y. Feng (2012), Active facets on titanium(iii)-doped TiO2: An effective strategy to improve the visible-light photocatalytic activity, Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 51(25), 6223-6226.
  16. Paul, R. K., S. Badhulika, S. Niyogi, R. C. Haddon, V. M. Boddu, C. Costales-Nieves, K. N. Bozhilov, & A. Mulchandani (2011), The production of oxygenated polycrystalline graphene by one-step ethanol-chemical vapor deposition, Carbon, 49(12), 3789-3795.
  17. Itani, L., Bozhilov, K.N., Clet, G., Delmotte, L., and Valtchev, V. (2011) Factors That Control Zeolite L Crystal Size. Chemistry – A European Journal, 17(7), 2199-2210.
  18. Green, H.W., Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., and Bozhilov, K.N. (2010) The Alpe Arami Story: Triumph of Data over Prejudice. Journal of Earth Science, 21(5), 731-743.
  19. Kim, J., Y. Rheem, B. Yoo, Y. Chong, K. N. Bozhilov, D. Kim, M. J. Sadowsky, H. G. Hur, and N. V. Myung (2010), Peptide-mediated shape- and size-tunable synthesis of gold nanostructures, Acta Biomaterialia, 6(7), 2681-2689.
  20. Singh, S., Bozhilov, K., Mulchandani, A., Myung, N., and Chen, W. (2010) Biologically programmed synthesis of core-shell CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals. Chemical Communications, 46(9), 1473-1475.
  21. 18.Weaver, J.C., Wang, Q.Q., Miserez, A., Tantuccio, A., Stromberg, R., Bozhilov, K.N., Maxwell, P., Nay, R., Heier, S.T., DiMasi, E., and Kisailus, D. (2010) Analysis of an ultra hard magnetic biomineral in chiton radular teeth. Materials Today, 13(1-2), 42-52.
  22. Gao, F.F., Jaber, M., Bozhilov, K., Vicente, A., Fernandez, C., and Valtchev, V. (2009) Framework Stabilization of Ge-Rich Zeolites via Postsynthesis Alumination. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(45), 16580-16586.
  23. Ams, B.E., Jenkins, D.M., Boero-Goates, J., Morcos, R.M., Navrotsky, A., and Bozhilov, K.N. (2009) Thermochemistry of a synthetic Na-Mg-rich triple-chain silicate: Determination of thermodynamic variables. American Mineralogist, 94(8-9), 1242-1254.
  24. Bozhilov, K.N., Xu, Z., Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., Jin, Z.M., and Green, H.W. (2009) Cation-deficient phlogopitic mica exsolution in diopside from garnet peridotite in SuLu, China. Lithos, 109(3-4), 304-313.
  25. Itani, L., Liu, Y., Zhang, W.P., Bozhilov, K.N., Delmotte, L., and Valtchev, V. (2009) Investigation of the Physicochemical Changes Preceding Zeolite Nucleation in a Sodium-Rich Aluminosilicate Gel. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(29), 10127-10139.
  26. Khan, M.I., Wang, X., Jing, X.Y., Bozhilov, K.N., and Ozkan, C.S. (2009) Study of a Single InSb Nanowire Fabricated via DC Electrodeposition in Porous Templates. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9(4), 2639-2644.
  27. Khan, M.I., Wang, X., Bozhilov, K.N., and Ozkan, C.S. (2008), “Templated Fabrication of InSb Nanowires for Nanoelectronics,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2008, Article ID 698759, 5 pages, 2008.

  28. Khan, M.I., Penchev, M., Jing, X.Y., Wang, X., Bozhilov, K.N., Ozkan, M., and Ozkan, C.S. (2008) Electrochemical Growth of InSb Nanowires and Report of a Single Nanowire Field Effect Transistor. Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, 3(2), 199-202.

  29.  Khan, M. I., X. Wang, K. N. Bozhilov, & C. S. Ozkan (2008), Electrochemical fabrication of InSb nanowires using porous alumina membrane and their characterization, MRS Online Proceedings Library, 1080.
  30. Kum, M.C., Yoo, B.Y., Rheem, Y., Bozhilov, K.N., Chen, W., Mulchandani, A., and Myung, N.V. (2008) Synthesis and characterization of cadmium telluride nanowire. Nanotechnology, 19(32), 7.

  31. Kang, S.H., Bozhilov, K.N., Myung, N.V., Mulchandani, A., and Chen, W. (2008) Microbial synthesis of CdS nanocrystals in genetically engineered e-coli. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 47(28), 5186-5189.

  32. Xiao, F., B. Yoo, K.N. Bozhilov, K.H. Lee, and N.V. Myung, (2007) Electrodeposition of single-crystal cubes of lead telluride on polycrystalline gold substrate. Journal of Physical Chemistry C,111(30): p. 11397-11402.

  33. Wang, X.Q., R. Liu, M.M. Waje, Z.W. Chen, Y.S. Yan, K.N. Bozhilov, and P.Y. Feng, (2007) Sulfonated ordered mesoporous carbon as a stable and highly active protonic acid catalyst. Chemistry of Materials, 19(10): p. 2395-2397.
  34. Yoo, B., F. Xiao, K.N. Bozhilov, J. Herman, M.A. Ryan, and N.V. Myung, (2007) Electrodeposition of thermoelectric superlattice nanowires. Advanced Materials. 19(2): p. 296-299.
  35. Valtchev, V., S. Rigolet, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2007) Gel evolution in a FAU-type zeolite yielding system at 90 °C. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 101(1-2): p. 73-82.
  36. Singh, K.V., A.A. Martinez-Morales, G.T.S. Andavan, K.N. Bozhilov, and M. Ozkan, (2007) A simple way of synthesizing single-crystalline semiconduction copper sulfide nanorods by using ultrasonication during template-assisted electrodeposition. Chemistry of Materials. 19: p. 2446-2454.
  37. Liu, L., J. Zhang, H.W. Green, Z.M. Jin, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2007) Evidence of Former Stishovite in Metamorphosed Sediments: Exhumation from >300 km. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 263: p. 180-191.
  38. Bozhilov, K.N., and Jenkins, D.M. (2007) Analytical electron microscopy of tremolite. In A. Mendez-Vilas, and J. Dias, Eds. Modern Research and Educational Topics in Microscopy, p. 616 - 625. Formatex, Badajoz, Spain.
  39. Bozhilov, K.N., D. Brownstein, and D.M. Jenkins, (2007) Biopyribole Evolution During Tremolite Synthesis from Dolomite and Quartz in CO2-H2O Fluid. The American Mineralogist. 92: p. 898-908.
  40. Zhang, J.F., H.W. Green, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2006) Rheology of omphacite at high temperature and pressure and significance of its lattice preferred orientations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters246(3-4): p. 432-443.
  41. Wang, X.Q., K.N. Bozhilov, and P.Y. Feng, (2006) Facile preparation of hierarchically porous carbon monoliths with well-ordered mesostructures. Chemistry of Materials. 18(26): p. 6373-6381.
  42. Valtchev, V.P., L. Tosheva, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2005) Synthesis of zeolite nanocrystals at room temperature.Langmuir. 21(23): p. 10724-10729.
  43. Valtchev, V.P., K.N. Bozhilov, M. Smaihi, and L. Tosheva, (2005) Room temperature synthesis: an efficient way for studying the zeolite formation.Molecular Sieves: From Basic Research to Industrial Applications, Pts A and B, 158: p. 73-80.
  44. Valtchev, V.P. and K.N. Bozhilov, (2005) Evidences for zeolite nucleation at the solid-liquid interface of gel cavities. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 127(46): p. 16171-16177.
  45. Driscall, J., D.M. Jenkins, M.D. Dyar, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2005) Cation ordering in synthetic low-calcium actinolite. American Mineralogist. 90(5-6): p. 900-911.
  46. Zhang, J., H.W. Green, II, K. Bozhilov, and Z. Jin, (2004) Faulting introduced by precipitation of water at grain boundaries in hot subducting oceanic crust. Nature (London). 428(6983): p. 633-636.
  47. Valtchev, V.P. and K.N. Bozhilov, (2004) Transmission electron microscopy study of the formation of FAU-type zeolite at room temperature. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 108(40): p. 15587-15598.
  48. Ravindran, S., K.N. Bozhilov, and C.S. Ozkan, (2004) Self assembly of ordered artificial solids of semiconducting ZnS capped CdSe nanoparticles at carbon nanotube ends. Carbon. 42(8-9): p. 1537-1542.
  49. Li, S.A., Z.J. Li, K.N. Bozhilov, Z.W. Chen, and Y.S. Yan, (2004) TEM investigation of formation mechanism of monocrystal-thick b-oriented pure silica zeolite MFI film. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 126(34): p. 10732-10737.
  50. Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., H.W. Green, A.P. Renfro, K.N. Bozhilov, D. Spengler, and H.L.M. van Roermund, (2004) Precipitation of pyroxenes and Mg2SiO4 from majoritic garnet: simulation of peridotite exhumation from great depth. Terra Nova. 16(6): p. 325-330.
  51. Bozhilov, K.N., D.M. Jenkins, and D.R. Veblen,(2004) Pyribole evolution during tremolite synthesis from oxides. American Mineralogist. 89(1): p. 74-84.
  52. Torabinejad, M., A.A. Khademi, J. Babagoli, J.B. Cho, W. Ben Johnson, K. Bozhilov, J. Kim, and S. Shabahang, (2003) A new solution for the removal of the smear layer. Journal of Endodontics. 29(3): p. 170-175.
  53. Jenkins, D.M., K.N. Bozhilov, and K. Ishida, (2003) Infrared and TEM characterization of amphiboles synthesized near the tremolite-pargasite join in the ternary system tremolite-pargasite-cummingtonite. American Mineralogist. 88(7): p. 1104-1114.
  54. Jenkins, D.M. and K.N. Bozhilov, (2003)Stability and thermodynamic properties of ferro-actinolite: A re-investigation. American Journal of Science. 303(8): p. 723-752.
  55. Hamer, M., R.C. Graham, C. Amrheim, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2003) Dissolution of ripidolite (Mg, Fe-chlorite) in organic and inorganic acid solutions. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 67(2): p. 654-661.
  56. Dobrzhinetskaya, L.F., H.W. Green, K.N. Bozhilov, T.E. Mitchell, and R.M. Dickerson, (2003) Crystallization environment of Kazakhstan microdiamond: evidence from nanometric inclusions and mineral associations. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 21(5): p. 425-437.
  57. Bozhilov, K.N., H.W. Green, and L.F. Dobrzhinetskaya, (2003) Quantitative 3D measurement of ilmenite abundance in Alpe Arami olivine by confocal microscopy: Confirmation of high-pressure origin. American Mineralogist, 2003. 88(4): p. 596-603.
  58. Huang, L.M., H.T. Wang, Z.B. Wang, A. Mitra, K.N. Bozhilov, and Y.S. Yan, (2002) Nanowire arrays electrodeposited from liquid crystalline phases. Advanced Materials. 14(1): p. 61-64.
  59. Bozhilov, K.N. and B.W. Evans, (2001) Ferroanthophyllite in Rockport grunerite: A transmission electron microscopy study. American Mineralogist, 2001. 86(10): p. 1252-1260.
  60. Green, H.W., L. Dobrzhinetskaya, and K.N. Bozhilov, (2000) Mineralogical and experimental evidence for very deep exhumation from subduction zones. Journal of Geodynamics. 30(1-2): p. 61-76.
  61. Dobrzhinetskaya, L., K.N. Bozhilov, and H.W. Green, (2000) The solubility of TiO2 in olivine: implications for the mantle wedge environment. Chemical Geology. 160(4): p. 357-370.
  62. Torres-Martinez, C.L., L. Nguyen, R. Kho, W. Bae, K. Bozhilov, V. Klimov, and R.K. Mehra, (1999) Biomolecularly capped uniformly sized nanocrystalline materials: glutathione-capped ZnS nanocrystals. Nanotechnology. 10(3): p. 340-354.
  63. Bozhilov, K.N., H.W. Green, and L. Dobrzhinetskaya, (1999) Clinoenstatite in Alpe Arami peridotite: Additional evidence of very high pressure.Science, 1999. 284(5411): p. 128-132.
  64. Green, H.W., L. Dobrzhinetskaya, and K. Bozhilov, (1997) Determining the origin of ultrahigh-pressure lherzolites - Response. Science. 278(5338): p. 704-707.
  65. Bozhilov, K.N., (1997) Transmission electron microscopy study of crystal growth and defect formation: calcic amphiboles and hollandite, in Earth and Planetary Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, USA. p. 157.
  66. Dimov, V., V. Iamakov, and K. Bozhilov, (1994) Automated Identification of Monocrystal Microphases in Transmission Electron-Microscopy (TEM). Computers & Geosciences. 20(9): p. 1267-1273.
  67. Bozhilov, K.N. and V.P. Valtchev, (1993) Transmission Electron-Microscopy Characterization of a Large-Pore Titanium Silicate. Materials Research Bulletin. 28(11): p. 1209-1214.
  68. Tarassov, M.P., K.N. Bozhilov, and O.E. Petrov, (1991) Iron-Containing X-Ray Amorphous Tungsten Ochre from Grantcharitza Deposit (Western Rhodopes) - XRD and TEM Study. Dokladi Na Bulgarskata Akademiya Na Naukite. 44(12): p. 65-68.
  69. Stoyanova, R., S. Angelov, and K. Bozhilov, (1990) Localization of CO2- Anion Radicals in Strontium Carbonate Obtained by Thermal-Decomposition of Strontium Oxalate. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. 51(10): p. 1163-1169.
  70. Bozhilov, K., V. Dimov, A. Panov, and H. Haefke, (1990) Thin-Film Growth of Silver Sulfide .2. Structure Models of Epitaxial Contact Layers. Thin Solid Films. 190(1): p. 129-138.

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