Kofi Adu

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Titles and Affiliations
Professor of Physics, Division of Mathematics & Natural Sciences (Altoona)

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Recent Publications

Enhanced nonlinear conductivity due to hot-electron injection in carbon nanotubes

Abukari, S. S., Mensah, S. Y., Musah, R., Amekpewu, M., Mensah, N. G. & Adu, K. W., Jul 1 2022, In: Low Temperature Physics. 48, 7, p. 552-555 4 p.

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Giant thermoelectric figure of merit in fluorine-doped single walled-carbon nanotubes

Sekyi-Arthur, D., Egblewogbe, M., Mensah, S. Y., Mensah, N. G., Adu, K. W., Dompreh, K. A., Edziah, R. & Atarah, S., Aug 2022, In: Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 142, 115292.

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Acoustoelectric current in graphene nanoribbon due to Landau damping

Dompreh, K. A., Adu, K. W., Sakyi-Arthur, D., Mensah, N. G., Mensah, S. Y., Twum, A. & Amekpewu, M., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 17913.

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Rectification in Chiral Carbon Nanotubes with Hot Electron Injection

Abukari, S. S., Musah, R., Amekpewu, M., Mensah, S. Y., Mensah, N. G., Edziah, R. & Adu, K. W., Sep 1 2020, In: Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics. 131, 3, p. 456-459 4 p.

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Tunable power factor in fluorine-doped single-walled carbon nanotubes

Sakyi-Arthur, D., Mensah, S. Y., Mensah, N. G., Adu, K. W., Dompreh, K. A. & Edziah, R., Dec 28 2020, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 128, 24, 244301.

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Investigating the phonon line shapes of TMDs: An analytical approach

Zhou, C. & Adu, K. W., Oct 1 2020, In: Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 51, 10, p. 2036-2045 10 p.

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CNT flexible membranes for energy storage and conversion systems

Adu, K., Rajagopalan, R., Kaschalk, C. & Randall, C., Jun 1 2019, In: MRS Communications. 9, 2, p. 670-674 5 p.

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Quantum Confinement Effect in the Absorption Spectra of Graphene Quantum Dots

Yang, L., Reed, D., Adu, K. W. & Elias Arriaga, A. L., 2019, In: MRS Advances. 4, 3-4, p. 205-210 6 p.

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Why Phonon Behaviors in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Matter

Zhou, C. & Adu, K., 2019, In: MRS Advances. 4, 10, p. 629-634 6 p.

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Conversion of Agricultural Waste Streams into Value Added Products

Adu, K. W., Armstrong, P., Servera, L., Essumang, D. K. & Mensah, S. Y., Jan 1 2018, In: MRS Advances. 3, 36, p. 2137-2142 6 p.

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Flexible robust binder-free carbon nanotube membranes for solid state and microcapacitor application

Adu, K., Ma, D., Wang, Y., Spencer, M., Rajagopalan, R., Wang, C. Y. & Randall, C., Jan 19 2018, In: Nanotechnology. 29, 3, 035605.

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Phenomenological Modeling of Confined Phonon States in TMD Quantum Dots

Fang, L., Willliam, T., Adu, K. W. & Terrones, M., 2018, In: MRS Advances. 3, 6-7, p. 339-344 6 p.

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High Power Interdigitated Carbon Nanotube Based Micro-Capacitors

Spencer, M., Adu, K., Rajagopalan, R. & Randall, C., 2017, In: MRS Advances. 2, 7, p. 413-418 6 p.

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Magnetic quenching of photonic activity in Fe3O4-elastomer composite

Ma, D., Hess, D. T., Shetty, P. P., Adu, K. W., Bell, R. C. & Terrones, M., Jan 1 2016, In: Journal of Nanophotonics. 10, 1, 016017.

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Effect of hot electrons on the electrical conductivity of carbon nanotubes under the influence of applied dc field

Amekpewu, M., Abukari, S. S., Adu, K. W., Mensah, S. Y. & Mensah, N. G., 2015, In: European Physical Journal B. 88, 2, 13.

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