•  S. Shin and A. P. Willard "Three-body Hydrogen Bond Defects Contribute Significantly to the Dielectric Properties of the Liquid Water-Vapor Interface", (submitted). link

•  F. S. Freyria, J. Cordero, J. Caram, S. Doria, A. Dodin, A. P. Willard, and M. Bawendi "NIR Quantum Dot emission enhanced by stabilized self-assembled chromophore antennas", Nano Lett., (accepted). Read the paper here

•  S. Shin and A. P. Willard "Characterizing Hydration Properties Based on the Orientational Structure of Interfacial Water Molecules", (submitted). link

•  L. Shi, C. K. Lee, and A. P. Willard, "The Enhancement of Interfacial Exciton Dissociation by Energetic Disorder is a Nonequilibrium Effect", ACS Cent. Sci., (accepted). link

•  A. J. Goodman, A. P. Willard, and W. A. Tisdale, "Exciton trapping is responsible for the long apparent lifetime in acid-treated MoS2", Phys. Rev. B. 2017, (accepted). link

•  J. A. Kattirtzi, D. T. Limmer, and A. P. Willard, "Microscopic dynamics of charge separation at the aqueous electrochemical interface", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 2017, accepted. link

•  E. M. Y. Lee, A. J. Mork, A. P. Willard, and W. A. Tisdale, "Including surface ligand effects in continuum elastic models of nanocrystal vibrations",J. Chem. Phys. 2017,147, 044711. link

•  R.H. Gilmore, E.M.Y. Lee, M.C. Weidman, A.P. Willard, and W.A. Tisdale, "Charge Carrier Hopping Dynamics in Homogeneously Broadened PbS Quantum Dot Solids'', Nano Letters 2017,17, 893-901. link


•  A.J. Mork, E.M.Y. Lee, N.S. Dahod, A.P. Willard, and W.A. Tisdale, "Modulation of Low-Frequency Acoustic Vibrations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals through Choice of Surface Ligand", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016,7, 4213-4216. link

•  A.V. Zhukhovitskiy, J. Zhao, M. Zhong, E.G. Keeler, E.A. Alt, P.E. Teichen, R.G. Griffin, M.J. Hore, A.P. Willard, J.A. Johnson, "Polymer Structure Dependent Hierarchy in PolyMOC Gels", Macromolecules 2016,49, 6896-6902. link

•  C. K. Lee, L. Shi, and A.P. Willard, "A Model of Charge Transfer Excitons: Diffusion, Spin Dynamics, and Magnetic Field Effects", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 2246-2251. link

•  A.V. Zhukhovitskiy, M. Zhong, E.G. Keeler, V.K. Michaelis, J.E.P. Sun, M.J. A. Hore, D.J. Pochan, R.G. Griffin, A.P. Willard, J.A. Johnson, "High branch functionality and loop-rich polymer metal-organic cage gels", Nature Chem. 2016, 8, 33-41. link


•  P. B. Deotare, W. Chang1, E. Hontz, D. N. Congreve, L. Shi, P. D. Reusswig, B. Modtland, M. E. Bahlke, C. K. Lee, A. P. Willard, V. Bulovic, T. Van Voorhis, and M. A. Baldo, "Nanoscale transport of charge transfer states in organic donor-acceptor blends" Nature Mat. 2015, 14, 1130-1134. link

•  B. Reeja-Jayan, N. Chen, J. Lau, J.A. Kattirtzi, P. Moni, A. Liu, I. Graham Miller, R. Kayser, A.P. Willard, B. Dunn, and K.K. Gleason "A Group of Cyclic Siloxane and Silazane Polymer Films as Nanoscale Electrolytes for Microbattery Architectures", Macromol. 2015, 48, 144-150. link

•  E.M.Y. Lee, W.A. Tisdale, and A.P. Willard "Can Disorder Enhance Incoherent Exciton Diffusion?", J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119, 9501-9509. link

•  A.P. Willard "Illuminating the Interactions between Small Solutes in Liquid Water", Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 1616-1617. link

•  D.T. Limmer and A.P. Willard "Nanoscale heterogeneity at the aqueous electrolyte-electrode interface", Chem. Phys. Lett. 2015, 620, 144-150. link


• G.M. Akselrod, F. Prins, L.V. Poulikakos, E.MY Lee, M.C. Weidman, J.A. Mork, A.P. Willard, V. Bulovic, and W.A. Tisdale "Subdiffusive Exciton Transport in Quantum Dot Solids", Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 3556-3562. link

Postdoctoral and Graduate Work

•  P. Varilly, A. P. Willard, J. B. Kirkegaard, T. P. J. Knowles, and D. Chandler "Intra-chain organisation of hydrophobic residues controls inter-chain aggregation rates of amphiphilic polymers'', J. Chem. Phys. 2017, 146, 135102. link

•  Z. Hu, A.P. Willard, R.J. Ono, C.W. Bielawski, P.J. Rossky and D.A. Vanden Bout, "An insight into non-emissive excited states in conjugated polymers", Nature Com. 2015, 6, 8246. link

•  D.T. Limmer, A.P. Willard, P.A. Madden, and D. Chandler, "Water Exchange at a Hydrated Platinum Electrode Is Rare and Collective", J. Phys. Chem. C 2015 , 119, 24016. link

•  A.P. Willard and D. Chandler "The molecular structure of the interface between water and a hydrophobic substrate is liquid-vapor like", J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 141, 18C519. link

• A.P. Willard, D.T. Limmer, P.A. Madden, and D. Chandler. "Characterizing heterogeneous dynamics at hydrated electrode surfaces", J. Chem. Phys. 2013, 138, 184702. link

• A.E. Jailaubekov, A.P. Willard, J.R. Tritsch, W-L. Chan, N. Sai, R. Gearba, L.G. Kaake, K.J. Williams, K. Leung, P.J. Rossky, and X-Y. Zhu. "Hot charge-transfer excitons set the time limit for charge separation at donor/acceptor interfaces in organic photovoltaics", Nature Mat. 2013, 12, 66–73. link

• D.T. Limmer, A.P. Willard, P.A. Madden, and D. Chandler. "Hydration of metal surfaces can be dynamically heterogeneous and hydrophobic", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 2013, 110, 4200–4205. link

• R. Vacha, O. Marsalek, A.P. Willard, D.J. Bonthuis, R.R. Netz, and P. Jungwirth. "Charge Transfer between Water Molecules As the Possible Origin of the Observed Charging at the Surface of Pure Water", J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 2012, 3, 107–111. link

• A.P. Willard and D. Chandler. "Instantaneous Liquid Interfaces", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 1954–1958. link

• A.P. Willard and D. Chandler. "Coarse-grained modeling of the interface between water and heterogeneous surfaces", Faraday Disc., 2009, 141, 209–220. link

• A.P. Willard, S.K. Reed, P.A. Madden, and D. Chandler. "Water at an electrochemical interface-a simulation study", Faraday Disc., 2009, 141, 423–441. link

• A.P. Willard and D. Chandler. "The Role of Solvent Fluctuations in Hydrophobic Assembly", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2008, 112, 6187–6192. link

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