Select Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications from UC Santa Barbara:

 

[1] G. D. Degen, Y.-T. Chen, A. L. Chau, L. Månsson, and A. A. Pitenis. Poroelasticity of highly confined hydrogel films measured with a surface forces apparatus. Soft Matter (2020), DOI: 10.1039/D0SM01312A

 

[2] A. L. Chau, J. Rosas, G. D. Degen, L. Månsson, J. Chen, E. Valois, and A. A. Pitenis. Aqueous Surface Gels as Low Friction Interfaces to Mitigate Implant-Associated Inflammation. Journal of Materials Chemistry B (2020), DOI: 10.1039/D0TB00582G

 

[3] A. A. Pitenis and W. G. Sawyer. Soft Textured Implants: Roughness, Friction, and the Complications. Biotribology (2020), Volume 22, p. 82, DOI: 10.1016/j.biotri.2020.100127

 

[4] G. D. Degen, T. R. Cristiani, N. Cadirov, R. C. Andresen Eguiluz, K. Kristiansen, A. A. Pitenis, and J. N. Israelachvili. Surface Damage Influences the JKR Contact Mechanics of Glassy Low-Molecular-Weight Polystyrene Films. Langmuir (2019), Volume 35, p. 15674-15680, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02037

 

[5] S. M. Hart, G. D. Degen, J. M. Urueña, P. P. Levings, W. G. Sawyer, and A. A. Pitenis. Friction-Induced Apoptosis. Tribology Letters (2019), Volume 67, p. 82, DOI: 10.1007/s11249-019-1197-0

 

Previous Publications:

 

[1] J. M. Urueña, S. M. Hart, D. L. Hood, E. O. McGhee, S. R. Niemi, K. D. Schulze, P. P. Levings, W. G. Sawyer, and  A. A. Pitenis. Considerations for Biotribometers: Cells, Gels, and Tissues. Tribology Letters (2018), Volume 66, p. 141, DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1094-y

 

[2] A. A. Pitenis and W. G. Sawyer. Lubricity of High Water Content Aqueous Gels. Tribology Letters (2018), Volume 66, p. 113-120, DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1063-5

 

[3] A. A. Pitenis, J. M. Urueña, S. M. Hart, C. S. O’Bryan, S. L. Marshall, P. P. Levings, T. E. Angelini, and W. G. Sawyer. Friction-Induced Inflammation. Tribology Letters (2018), Volume 66, p. 81-94, DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1029-7

 

[4] J. M. Urueña, E. O. McGhee, T. E. Angelini, D. Dowson, W. G. Sawyer, and A. A. Pitenis. Normal Load Scaling of Friction in Gemini Hydrogels. Biotribology (2018), Volume 13, p. 30-35, DOI: 10.1016/j.biotri.2018.01.002

 

[5] A. A. Pitenis, J. M. Urueña, T. T. Hormel, T. Bhattacharjee, S. R. Niemi, S. L. Marshall, S. M. Hart, K. D. Schulze, T. E. Angelini, and W. G. Sawyer. Corneal cell friction: survival, lubricity, tear films, and mucin production over extended duration in vitro studies. Biotribology (2017), Volume 11, p. 77-83, DOI: 10.1016/j.biotri.2017.04.003