Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Michael Stadermann

Staff Scientist
Materials Science Division

 +1 925-423-1928

Ph.D. Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Chemistry
Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Research Interests

Mechanical and chemical properties of ultra-thin polymer films; materials for energy storage, including batteries and supercapacitors; materials and cell structures for capacitive deionization.

Selected Publications

Invited book chapters

Advanced Carbon Aerogels for Energy Applications, J. Biener, M. Stadermann, M. Suss, M. A. Worsley , M. M. Biener, T. F. Baumann, chapter in Carbon-based Nanomaterials and Hybrids: Synthesis, Properties, and Commercial Applications, H.-J. Fecht, K. Bruehne, P. Gluche, CRC Press, 2014

Conductance AFM measurements of transport through nanotubes and nanotube networks, M. Stadermann, S. Washburn, invited chapter in Scanning Probe Microscopy : Electrical and Electromechanical Phenomena at the Nanoscale, S. Kalinin, A. Gruverman, Springer, ISBN 0387286675, October 2006

Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

Optimizing Supercapacitor Electrode Density: Achieving the Energy of Organic Electrolytes with the Power of Aqueous Electrolytes, M.D. Merrill, E. Montalvo, P.G. Campbell, Y.M. Wang, M. Stadermann, T.F. Baumann, J. Biener, M. A. Worsley, RSC Advances, 4, 42942 (2014)

Fabrication of flexible, aligned carbon nanotube/polymer composite membranes by in-situ polymerization, S. Kim, F. Fornasiero, H.G. Park, J.B. In , E. Meshot, G. Giraldo, M. Stadermann, M. Fireman, J. Shan, C.P. Grigoropolous, O. Bakajin, Journal of Membrane Science, 460, 91 (2014)

Enhanced delamination of ultra-thin free-standing polymer films via self-limiting surface modification, S. H. Baxamusa, M. Stadermann, C. Aracne-Ruddle, A.J. Nelson, M. Chea, S.L. Li, K. Youngblood, T.I. Suratwala, Langmuir, 30, 5126 (2014)

In situ spatially and temporally resolved measurements of salt concentration between charging porous electrodes for desalination by capacitive deionization, M.E. Suss, P.M. Biesheuvel, T.F. Baumann, M. Stadermann, J.G. Santiago Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 2008 (2014)

Determination of the "NiOOH" charge and discharge mechanisms at ideal activity, M.D. Merrill, M.A. Worsley, A. Wittstock, J. Biener, M. Stadermann, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 717, 177 (2014)

Thick, binder-free carbon-nanotube-based electrodes for high power applications, M.A. Worsley, M. D. Merrill, S. Charnvanichborikarn, S. O. Kucheyev, J. H. Satcher Jr., M. Stadermann, J. Biener, T. F. Baumann, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2, M3140 (2013)

Impedance-based study of capacitive porous carbon electrodes with hierarchical and bimodal porosity, M. E. Suss, T. F. Baumann, M. A. Worsley, K. A. Rose, T. F. Jaramillo, M. Stadermann, J. G. Santiago, Journal of Power Sources, 241, 266 (2013)

Oxygen profile determination in NIF GDP capsules using contact radiography, H. Huang, D. M. Haas, Y. T. Lee, J. J. Wu, K. A. Moreno, R. B. Stephens, A. Nikroo, M. Stadermann, S. D. Bhandarkar, Fusion Science & Technology 63, 142 (2013)

Process control improvements for production of depleted uranium hohlraums, H. Streckert, K. Blobaum, B. Chen, J. E. Fair, N. Hein, A. Nikroo, K. Quan, M. Stadermann, Fusion Science & Technology 63, 213 (2013)

Production manufacturing of gold-depleted uranium layered hohlraums for the National Ignition Facility, N. A. Hein, H. L. Wilkens, A. Nikroo, H.-C. B. Chen, H. H. Streckert, K. Quan, J. R. Wall, T. A. Fuller, M. R. Jackson, E. M. Giraldez, S. J. Price, R. J. Sohn, M. Stadermann, Fusion Science & Technology 63, 218 (2013)

Characterization of blistering and delamination in depleted uranium hohlraums, K. J. M. Blobaum, M. Stadermann, J. E. Fair, N. E. Teslich, M. A. Wall, R. J. Foreman, N. Hein, H. Streckert, A. Nikroo, Fusion Science & Technology 63, 232 (2013)

Unraveling the potential and pore-size dependent capacitance of slit-shaped graphitic carbon pores in aqueous electrolytes, R. K. Kalluri, M. M. Biener, M. E. Suss, M. D. Merrill, M. Stadermann, J. G. Santiago, T. F. Baumann, J. Biener, A. Striolo, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 2309 (2013)

Polishing and Local Planarization of Plastic Spherical Capsules using Tumble Finishing, T. I. Suratwala, W. A. Steele, M. D. Feit, K. Moreno, M. Stadermann, J. Fair, K. C. Chen, A. Nikroo, K. P. Youngblood, K. J. Wu, Applied Surface Science, 261, 679 (2012)

Capacitive desalination with flow-through electrodes, M. E. Suss, T. F. Baumann, B. Bourcier, C. Spadaccini, K. A Rose, J. G Santiago, M. Stadermann, Energy & Environmental Science, 5, 9511 (2012), cover article

Radiation tolerance of ultra-thin Formvar films, M. Stadermann, S. O. Kucheyev, J. Lewicki, S. A. Letts, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 071908 (2012)

Super-Compressibility of Ultralow-Density Nanoporous Silica, S.O. Kucheyev, M. Stadermann, S. J. Shin, J. H. Satcher Jr. S. A. Gammon, S. A. Letts; T. van Buuren, A. V. Hamza, Advanced Materials, 24, 776 (2012)

Mechanically robust 3D graphene macroassembly with high surface area, M. A. Worsley, S. O. Kucheyev, H. Mason, M. Merrill, B. Mayer, J. Lewicki, C. Valdez, M. E. Suss, M. Stadermann, P. Pauzauskie, J. H. Satcher Jr., J. Biener, T. F. Baumann, Chemical Communications, 67, 8428 (2012)

Template directed formation of nanoparticle decorated multi-walled carbon nanotube bundles with uniform diameter, T. Y. J. Han, M. Stadermann, T. F. Baumann, K. E. Murphy, J. H. Satcher, Nanotechnology, 22, 435603 (2011)

Demonstration of ignition radiation temperatures in indirect-drive inertial confinement fusion hohlraums, S. H. Glenzer et al, Physical Review Letters, 106, 085004 (2011)

Advanced Carbon Aerogels for Energy Applications, J. Biener, M. Stadermann, M. Suss, M. A. Worsley, M. M. Biener, K. A. Rose and T. F. Baumann, Energy & Environmental Science, 4, 656 (2011)

Improvements to Formvar tent fabrication using the meniscus coater, M. Stadermann, S. A. Letts, S. Bhandarkar, J. Fusion Science & Technology 59, 58 (2011)

Quality Assurance and Characterization of Adhesives Used for NIC Target Assembly, S. A. Letts, S. Bhandarkar, M. Stadermann, J. Birnbaum, J. Fusion Science & Technology 59, 63 (2011)

Lessons from Building Laser-Driven Fusion Ignition Targets with the Precision Robotic Assembly Machine, R. C. Montesanti, E. T. Alger, L. J. Atherton, S. D. Bhandarkar, C. Castro, E. G. Dzenitis, G. J. Edwards, A. V. Hamza, J. L. Klingmann, D. M. Lord, A. Nikroo, T. G. Parham, J. L. Reynolds, R. M. Seugling, M. Stadermann, M. F. Swisher, J. S. Taylor, P. J. Wegner, J. Fusion Science & Technology 59, 70 (2011)

Matrix-Assisted Energy Conversion in Nanostructured Piezoelectric Arrays, X. Wang, K. Kim, Y. Wang, M. Stadermann, A. Noy, A. V. Hamza, J. Yang, D. J. Sirbuly, Nano Letters 10, 4901 (2010)

High surface area carbon aerogels as porous substrates for direct growth of carbon nanotubes, M. A. Worsley, M. Stadermann, Y. M. Wang, J. H. Satcher Jr., T. F. Baumann, Chemical Communications 46, 9253 (2010)

Mechanism and Kinetics of Growth Termination in Controlled Vapor Deposition Growth of Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Arrays, M. Stadermann, S. P. Sherlock, J.-B. In, F. Fornasiero, H. G. Park, A. B. Artyukhin, Y. M. Wang, J. J. de Yoreo, C. P. Grigoropoulos, O. Bakajin, A. A. Chernov, A. Noy, Nano Letters 9, 738 (2009)

High-speed, temperature programmable gas chromatography utilizing a microfabricated chip with improved carbon nanotube stationary phase, V. R. Reid*, M. Stadermann*, O. Bakajin,R. E. Synovec, Talanta 77, 1420 (2009) (* these authors contributed equally)

Ion Exclusion by sub2-nm Carbon Nanotube Membranes, F. Fornasiero, H. G. Park, J. K. Holt, M. Stadermann, C. P. Grigoropoulos, A. Noy, O. Bakajin, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 17250 (2008)

Identification of Endohedral Water in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by 1H-NMR, Q. Chen, J. L. Herberg, G. Mogilevsky, H.-J. Wang, M. Stadermann, J. K. Holt, Y. Wu, Nano Letters 8, 1902 (2008)

Fabrication and characterization of suspended carbon nanotube devices in liquid, A. B. Artyukhin, M. Stadermann, P. Stroeve, O. Bakajin, A. Noy, Int. J. Nanotechnol. 5, 488 (2008)

Controlled electrostatic gating of carbon nanotube FET devices A. B. Artyukhin, M. Stadermann, R. Friddle, P. Stroeve, O. Bakajin, A. Noy, Nano Letters 6, 2080 (2006)

Ulrafast gas chromatography on single-wall carbon nanotube stationary phases in microfabricated channels, M. Stadermann*, A. D. McBrady*, B. Dick, V. R. Reid, A. Noy, R. E. Synovec, O. Bakajin, Analytical Chemistry 78, 5639 (2006) (* these authors contributed equally)

Fast mass transport through sub-2nm carbon nanotubes, J. K. Holt, H. G. Park, Y. Wang, M. Stadermann, A. B. Artyukhin, C. P. Grigoropoulos, A. Noy, O. Bakajin, Science 312, 1034 (2006), cover article

Exponential decay of conductance in single-wall carbon nanotubes, M. Stadermann, S.J. Papadakis, M. Falvo, Q. Fu, J. Liu, Y. Fridman, J. J. Boland, R. Superfine, S. Washburn, Phys. Rev. B 72, 245406 (2005)

Nanoscale study of conduction through carbon nanotube networks, M. Stadermann, S.J. Papadakis, M. Falvo, J. Novak, E. Snow, Q. Fu, J. Liu, Y. Fridman, R. Superfine, J. J. Boland, S. Washburn, Phys. Rev. B 69, 201402 (2004)

Simultaneous atomic force microscopy measurement of topography and contact resistance of metal films and carbon nanotubes, M. Stadermann, S.J. Papadakis, H. Grube, M. Falvo, R. Superfine, S. Washburn, J. J. Boland, Rev. Sci. Instr. 74, 3653 (2003)

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