Professor Marcela Bilek

PhD (Cantab); FAPS; FIEEE

Member of The University of Sydney Nano Institute

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6079
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Website Applied and Plasma Physics Laboratory
Curriculum vitae Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Professor Marcela Bilek holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK, a BSc from the University of Sydney and an MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA. She is Professor of Applied Physics and Surface Engineering at the University of Sydney. Prior appointments include visiting Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, USA, visiting Professor at the Technische Universitat Hamburg-Harburg in Germany and a Research Fellow at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, UK.

Research interests

Professor Bilek heads the Applied and Plasma Physics Research Group. Research projects in these areas are a stimulating mix of fundamental physics and practical applications, in areas which include materials physics, plasma deposition and processing, thin film materials, vacuum glazing, renewable and sustainable energy and cross-disciplinary research in the areas of biointerfaces and medicine. She has published over 280 articles in international refereed journals, 1 book (now in its 2nd edition), 5 book chapters and 10 patents. Since 2014 she serves as associate editor for the Journal of Applied Physics and Trustee for the American Vacuum Society (2016-2019).

Teaching and supervision

Professor Bilek has contributed to undergraduate teaching all levels teaching mechanics, electromagnetism, electromagnetic properties of materials, nanoscience, materials and plasma physics. She has supervised 19 PhD students to completion as primary supervisor and 8 as associate supervisor.

Current research students

Project title Research student
The development of novel artificial bone implants Callum STEWART

Awards and honours

Marcela has received a number of honours for her work including the Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year in 2002, an ARC Federation Fellowship and an MIT TR100 Young Innovator award in 2003, the Australian Academy of Science Pawsey Medal in 2004 an Australian Innovation Challenge Award in 2011 and an ARC Future Fellowship in 2012. In 2013 she was elected to the Fellowship of the American Physical Society (APS) "for outstanding contributions to the physics of plasma processing, resulting in plasma sources, processes and materials with applications to industries ranging from information technology to biomedicine". In 2015 she was elected to the Fellowship of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) "for contributions to the science and application of plasma processes for materials modification and synthesis".

In the media

    Scientific opinion on request regarding the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification of mobile phones as possibly carcinogenic in 2011 (see Catalyst 2/6/2011 and http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3234173.htm).

    Research on biocloaking technology for implantable biomedical devices featured on Catalyst in 2014 (see Catalyst 11/12/14 http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/4145875.htm).

    Selected grants

    2018

    • Nanoimprint Systems: Expanding Research Capability of Roll to Roll Printer; Li S, Bilek M, Mai Y; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • Advanced Equipment for measuring permeability of gases and water vapour; Dehghani F, Bilek M, McConchie R; University of Sydney/Equipment Grant.

    2017

    • Antimicrobial ion-assisted plasma polymerized coatings on additively manufactured porous titanium; Bilek M, Hennink W; Office of Global Engagement/Partnership Collaboration Awards.
    • Bio-functionalization of capsules to maintain insulin secretion, enhance angiogensis and inhibit fibrosis.; Thorn P, Porrello D, Weiss A, Kebede M, Hudson J, Bilek M; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF)/Strategic Research Agreement (SRA).
    • Vacuum insulated energy-efficient windows: creating sustainable cities; Bilek M, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Growing better beta cells; Thorn P, Kebede M, Weiss A, Bilek M, Porrello D, Hudson J; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia)/Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network: Innovation Award.
    • A multidisciplinary, regenerative medicine approach to cure type 1 diabetes; Thorn P, Kebede M, Bilek M, Weiss A; DVC Research/Sydney Research Excellence Initiative 2020 (SREI).

    2016

    • EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter. High Precision 3D Printer for Processing Multi-biomaterials; Dehghani F, Weiss A, Bilek M; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.
    • Bio-functionalised Surfaces for Osseointergration; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

    2015

    • Bruker Fourier Transform Infrared Circular Dichroism Accessory; Lay P, Lakhwani G, Hawkins C, Bilek M, Matthews J; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.
    • Collaborative facility for high resolution spectropscopy of thin films and devices; Bilek M, Lay P, Palomba S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • Bioactive Surfaces for Orthopaedic Implants; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
    • Spinning Disk Confocal System for Ultra-High Speed Imaging; James D, Braet F, Jackson S, Bilek M, Overall R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

    2014

    • Highly multiplexed rapid-analysis microarrays for early disease diagnosis; McKenzie D, Bilek M, Stanley K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • (CTM CRC) CRC Cell Therapy Manufacturing Project 1-02 Surface Engineering of MulitStem (MAPC) polymer patch for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers; Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Cell Therapy Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)/Project.
    • Tissue Engineered Synthetic Vascular Grafts for Arterial Replacement; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.
    • High resolution FIB and SEM; Bilek M, Kuhlmey B, Lapine M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2013

    • (CTM CRC) CRC Cell Therapy Manufacturing Project 1.01 Improving Cell Yields from Hollow Fiber Bioreactor Systems; Kinzie M, Whittle J, Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Cell Therapy Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)/Project.
    • New Generation Evacuated Glazing for Emissions Reduction in the Built Environment; Bilek M, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Biomaterials with multifaceted tunability and bio-specificity; Bilek M, Weiss A, Bao B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
    • nanoIR - nanoscale bioimaging with continuous mapping of chemical and physical properties; Gomes V, Dehghani F, Gan Y, Chang L, Jabbarzadeh-Khoei A, McKenzie D, Hanaor D, Zhou F, Chrzanowski W, Braet F, Bilek M, Chan H, Perrier S, O'Neill G, Ammit A, Brand-Miller J, McEwan A, Hawkett B, Kondyurin A, Li Q, Burgess J, Li Z; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

    2012

    • Harnessing the bioactivity of proteins and polypeptides: Understanding and controlling adsorption processes to optimize linker free immobilization; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Future Fellowships (FT).
    • Multifunctional surfaces for implantable biomedical devices (Cochlear Limited, LfC Sp. z o.o., Spinecell Pty Ltd) - Multifuntional surfaces for implantable biomedical devices; Bilek M, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Development of Endovascular Stents with Proactive Biocompatibility; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.
    • Bioengineering Endovascular Prostheses with Proactive Biocompatibility; Ng M, Weiss A, Bilek M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
    • Strengthening merit-based access and support at the new NCI petascale supercomputing facility; Botten L, Leinweber D, Radom L, Gready J, England M, Mark A, Blackburn H, Hogg A, Jakob C, Pitman A, Powell B, Rasmussen K, Moresi L, Yu A, Knackstedt M, Bilek M, Ragan M, Schmidt B, Muller D, Pukala T, Soria J, Turney C, Hourigan K, Adelson D, Khanna R, Denier J, Pailthorpe B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2011

    • New generation pulsed magnetron sputtering: enhancing ionisation and deposition rate; Bilek M, McCulloch D, Lattemann M, Helmersson U; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
    • The Instron testing material instrument (Model 5943); Dehghani F, Weiss A, Bilek M, Zreiqat H, Dunstan C, Chrzanowski W, Rohanizadeh R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

    2010

    • Surface Energy Analyser (SEA); Traini D, Young P, Chan H, Rohanizadeh R, Bilek M, Langrish T, Gomes V; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
    • New generation pulsed magnetron sputtering; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
    • Composition of TCO and MAX alloys: Effects of effects of discharge pulse power and shape; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.
    • Surface immobilisation of enzymes for the synthesis of ethanol; McKenzie D, Bilek M, Dos Remedios C, Yasuda H; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
    • A Unique Soft Matter High-Performance Scanning Probe Microscopy (HP-SPM) Facility; Thordarson P, Neto C, Warr G, Coster H, Weiss A, Perrier S, Hawkett B, Bilek M, Sunde M, Harris A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • High-temperature probes for investigating phase transitions and reaction kinetics in thin films, nanostructured materials and biomaterials.; Valanoor N, McKenzie D, Bilek M, McPhedran R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2009

    • A continuous flow process for the synthesis of ethanol enabled by surface attached enzymes and selective extraction membranes; Bilek M, Yasuda H; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
    • Composition of TCO and MAX alloys: Effects of Deposition Temperature and Bias; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.

    2008

    • Composition standards for ternary alloys; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.
    • Comprehensive Analysis Facility for Thin Films and Surfaces; Mitchell A, Stevens-Kalceff M, Kepert C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Conibeer G, Gross K, Burford R, Samarin S, McKenzie D, Valanoor N, McCulloch D, Ling C, Maschmeyer T, Munroe P, Riley T, Holland A, Williams J, Kennedy B, Hoffman M, Bilek M, Green M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • Comprehensive Analysis Facility for Thin Films and Surfaces; Bilek M, Ling C, Munroe P, Stevens-Kalceff M, Riley D, Holland A, Williams J, McKenzie D, Kennedy B, Hoffman M, Valanoor N, McCulloch D, Green M, Kepert C, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Maschmeyer T, Conibeer G, Gross K, Burford R, Mitchell A, Austin M, Samarin S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • Plasma processes for optimising the performance of surfaces for biomedical applications; Bilek M, Diwan A, Patrick J, Storey D, Weiss A, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Energetic ion stitching to achieve a robust interface for protein; Moeller W, Bilek M, Moeller W; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).

    2007

    • LNK: Sydney Glass / NSG - Linkage Projects Round 1- funding commencing 2007 - LP077532 - M Bilek: Fr; Bilek M, Donnell M.
    • Fracture-Resistant Highly Insulating Vacuum Glazing; Bilek M, Mai Y, McKenzie D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • To identify methods by which vacuum glazing can be strengthened without the use of pillar lubricants; Asano O, Yokoyama Y, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Research Grants.
    • New nanolaminate ternary and quaternary alloy phases by thin film synthesis; Keast V, Bilek M, Scneider J, Schneider J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

    2006

    • Design and synthesis of transparent conducting metal oxides; Anders A, Bilek M, Anders A, Yarovsky I, Lim S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
    • Combinatorial Deposition and Diagnostic Facility for New Alloy Thin Film Materials; Bilek M, Lay P, Ekins-Daukes N, James B, Kable S, Schmidt T, Ostrikov K, Valanoor N, O'Connor J, Green M, Conibeer G, Riley T, McKenzie D, King B, Hoffman M, Ferry M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
    • Evaluation of vacuum glazing for Australian conditions; Bilek M, Oberg E; Sydney Glass Pty Ltd/Research Grants.
    • 2617 - Surface Engineering Of Polymers; Bilek M; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)/Awards.
    • Surface modification of balloons by plasma immersion ion implantation; Bilek M, Stoffels T, Chiapetta J; Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., USA/Research Grants.
    • Study into the Life-Cycle Energy Balance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Nuclear Energy in Australia; Bilek M, Rowley K; Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet/Research Grants.

    2005

    • Near-field scanning optical microscope; Eggleton B, McPhedran R, de Sterke C, Bilek M, McKenzie D, Moss D, Braet F, Ringer S, Soon L, Thordarson P; University of Sydney/Major Equipment Grant.

    2004

    • Development and pilot of sustainability reporting for organisations.; Bilek M, Lenzen M, Murray J; Environmental Trust/Research Grant.
    • Surface modifcation of plastic films by Plasma Immerced Ion Implantation (PIII); Mizuno K, Bilek M; Toppan Printing Co, Japan (Japan)/Research Grants.
    • Interface engineering of multilayer nanostructures; Bilek M, McCulloch D, Cockayne D, McCulloch D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

    2003

    • Linkage 2003 The Surface Science of Vacuum Glazing LP0347084; Collins R, Ng K, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Project Support.
    • Biodevice fabrication through intelligent surface modification; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Special Research Initiatives.
    • Plasma based techniques for the modification of surfaces for biotechnology and aerospace application; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Federation Fellowship (FF).
    • The surface science of vacuum glazing; Bilek M, Collins R, Pigram P, Ng K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Plasma based techniques for the modification of surfaces for biotechnology and aerospace application; Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Federation Fellowship (FF).
    • Development of the ecological footprint for environmental reporting of companies; Bilek M, Lenzen M, Lundie S, Lundie S, LOVELL A, Sack F, Hudman F; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Interface engineering of multilayer nanostructures; Bilek M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

    2002

    • Responese of Proteins to External Non-Ionising Radiation: an Experimental and Computer Modelling Investigation; Yarovsky I, Treutlein H, McKenzie D, Carver J, Bilek M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
    • Development of Cathodic Arc Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation (PIII) for biomaterials applications; Bilek M, McKenzie D, Chu P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

    2001

    • Vacuum Glazing Research agreement between Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd and the University of Sydney; Kawahara H, Misono M, Yokoyama Y, Bilek M; Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd/Research Grants.

    Selected publications

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    Books

    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2015). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers: Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers: Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. [More Information]

    Book Chapters

    • Bilek, M., Powles, R., McKenzie, D. (2007). Treatment of polymeric biomaterials by ion implantation. In Paul K. Chu; Xuanyong Liu (Eds.), Biomaterials and Surface Modification, (pp. 205-248). India: Research Signpost.
    • McKenzie, D., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2003). Structure of a-C through Simulation. In S Ravi P Silva (Eds.), Properties of Amorphous Carbon, (pp. 37-45). United Kingdom: Inspec the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Pigott, J., Denniss, P., Vlcek, J. (2002). Deposition of nanoscale multilayered structures using filtered cathodic vacuum arc plasma beams. In Oks, Efim; Brown, Ian (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Vacuum-Arc-Produced Plasma, Ion and Electron Beams, (pp. 173). The Netherlands: Springer.

    Journals

    • Wang, Q., Akhavan, B., Jing, F., Cheng, D., Sun, H., Xie, D., Leng, Y., Bilek, M., Huang, N. (2018). Catalytic Formation of Nitric Oxide Mediated by Ti-Cu Coatings Provides Multifunctional Interfaces for Cardiovascular Applications. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 5(6), 1-12. [More Information]
    • Stewart, C., Akhavan, B., Santos, M., Hung, J., Hawkins, C., Bao, S., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2018). Cellular responses to radical propagation from ion-implanted plasma polymer surfaces. Applied Surface Science, 456, 701-710. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Theodoropoulos, C., Morganti, E., Hutmacher, D., Bilek, M. (2018). Effect of plasma immersion ion implantation on polycaprolactone with various molecular weights and crystallinity. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 29(1), 1-18. [More Information]
    • Martin, L., Akhavan, B., Bilek, M. (2018). Electric fields control the orientation of peptides irreversibly immobilized on radical-functionalized surfaces. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Akhavan, B., Dong, X., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2018). External magnetic field increases both plasma generation and deposition rate in HiPIMS. Surface & Coatings Technology, In Press. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Gan, W., Kondyurin, A., Thorn, P., Bilek, M. (2018). Improved Multiprotein Microcontact Printing on Plasma Immersion Ion Implanted Polystyrene. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(1), 227-237. [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Michl, T., Giles, C., Ho, K., Martin, L., Sharifahmadian, O., Wise, S., Coad, B., Kumar, N., Griesser, H., Bilek, M. (2018). Plasma activated coatings with dual action against fungi and bacteria. Applied Materials Today, 12, 72-84. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Lau, K., Tang, F., Akhavan, B., Chrzanowski, W., Lord, M., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Bilek, M. (2018). Plasma Ion Implantation of Silk Biomaterials Enabling Direct Covalent Immobilization of Bioactive Agents for Enhanced Cellular Responses. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(21), 17605-17616. [More Information]
    • Tan, R., Chan, A., Santos, M., Filipe, E., Akhavan, B., Lee, B., Bilek, M., Wise, S., Ng, M. (2017). A Novel Bioactive Interleukin-4 Functionalised Vascular Graft That Modulates Inflammation and Inhibits Neointimal Hyperplasia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26, S279-S279. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Santos, M., Michael, P., Lee, B., Hung, J., Weiss, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M. (2017). A Novel Recombinant Human Tropoelastin-Functionalised Stent Platform for Suppression of Restenosis in Peripheral Vascular Disease. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26, S197-S198. [More Information]
    • Yeo, G., Kondyurin, A., Kosobrodova, E., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2017). A sterilizable, biocompatible, tropoelastin surface coating immobilized by energetic ion activation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14(127), 20160837. [More Information]
    • Tran, H., Mayes, E., Murdoch, B., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Holland, A., Partridge, J. (2017). Codeposition of amorphous zinc tin oxide using high power impulse magnetron sputtering: Characterisation and doping. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 32(4), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Bathgate, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2017). Electrodeless plasma thrusters for spacecraft: A review. Plasma Science and Technology, 19(8), 1-24. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Akhavan, B., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2017). Evolution of target condition in reactive HiPIMS as a function of duty cycle: An opportunity for refractive index grading. Journal of Applied Physics, 121(17), 171909-1-171909-10. [More Information]
    • Vanags, L., Tan, J., Santos, M., Michael, P., Ali, Z., Bilek, M., Wise, S., Bursill, C. (2017). Plasma activated coating immobilizes apolipoprotein A-I to stainless steel surfaces in its bioactive form and enhances biocompatibility. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 13(7), 2141-2150. [More Information]
    • Cheng, X., Kondyurin, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M., Ye, L. (2017). Plasma immersion ion implantation of polyurethane shape memory polymer: Surface properties and protein immobilization. Applied Surface Science, 416, 686-695. [More Information]
    • Kondyurina, I., Wise, S., Ngo, A., Filipe, E., Kondyurin, A., Weiss, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M. (2017). Plasma mediated protein immobilisation enhances the vascular compatibility of polyurethane with tissue matched mechanical properties. Biomedical Materials, 12(4), 1-14. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Tsoutas, K., Latour, Q., Higgins, M., Moulton, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2017). Structural Analysis and Protein Functionalization of Electroconductive Polypyrrole Films Modified by Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 3(10), 2247-2258. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Putman, K., Ganesan, R., Lattemann, M., Stueber, M., Ulrich, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Marks, N. (2017). The behaviour of arcs in carbon mixed-mode high-power impulse magnetron sputtering. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(14), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). A centre-triggered magnesium fuelled cathodic arc thruster uses sublimation to deliver a record high specific impulse. Applied Physics Letters, 109(9), 1-4. [More Information]
    • Bathgate, S., Ganesan, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). A HiPIMS plasma source with a magnetic nozzle that accelerates ions: Application in a thruster. European Physical Journal: Applied Physics, 76(3), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Liu, H., Yeo, G., Michael, P., Chan, A., Ngo, A., Bilek, M., Bao, B., Weiss, A. (2016). Blended Polyurethane and Tropoelastin as a Novel Class of Biologically Interactive Elastomer. Tissue Engineering - Part A, 22(5-6), 524-533. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Craggs, M., Smith, L., Stanley, K., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Covalent linker-free immobilization of conjugatable oligonucleotides on polypropylene surfaces. RSC Advances, 6(86), 83328-83336. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Treverrow, B., Murdoch, B., Xie, D., Ross, A., Partridge, J., Falconer, I., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Duty cycle control in reactive high-power impulse magnetron sputtering of hafnium and niobium. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(24), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Jamesh, M., Boxman, R., Bilek, M., Kocer, C., Hu, T., Zhang, X., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2016). Effects of pulse voltage and deposition time on the adhesion strength of graded metal/carbon films deposited on bendable stainless steel foils by hybrid cathodic arc - glow discharge plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition. Applied Surface Science, 366, 535-544. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Kondyurina, I., Vogel, R., De Groh, K. (2016). First Stratospheric Flight of Preimpregnated Uncured Epoxy Matrix. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 53(6), 1019-1027. [More Information]
    • Martin, L., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Kuyucak, S. (2016). Force fields for simulating the interaction of surfaces with biological molecules. Interface Focus, 6(1), 20150098-1-20150098-10. [More Information]
    • Santos, M., Filipe, E., Michael, P., Hung, J., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2016). Mechanically Robust Plasma-Activated Interfaces Optimized for Vascular Stent Applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(15), 9635-9650. [More Information]
    • Murdoch, B., McCulloch, D., Ganesan, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Partridge, J. (2016). Memristor and selector devices fabricated from HfO2-xNx. Applied Physics Letters, 108(14), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Ganesan, R., McCulloch, D., Partridge, J., Stueber, M., Ulrich, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Marks, N. (2016). Mixed-mode high-power impulse magnetron sputter deposition of tetrahedral amorphous carbon with pulse-length control of ionization. Journal of Applied Physics, 119(15), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Murdoch, B., Partridge, J., Bathgate, S., Treverrow, B., Dong, X., Ross, A., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Optimizing HiPIMS pressure for deposition of high-k (k = 18.3) amorphous HfO2. Applied Surface Science, 365, 336-341. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma immersion ion implantation of a two-phase blend of polysulfone and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Materials and Design, 97, 381-391. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Liu, H., Kondyurin, A., Byrom, M., Bannon, P., Edwards, G., Weiss, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma Ion Activated Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Grafts with a Covalently Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin Coating Reducing Neointimal Hyperplasia. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2(8), 1286-1297. [More Information]
    • Yeo, G., Santos, M., Kondyurin, A., Liskova, J., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma-Activated Tropoelastin Functionalization of Zirconium for Improved Bone Cell Response. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2(4), 662-676. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Treverrow, B., Denniss, P., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Pulsed external magnetic fields increase the deposition rate in reactive HiPIMS while preserving stoichiometry: An application to amorphous HfO2. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(10), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2016). Substrate-Regulated Growth of Plasma-Polymerized Films on Carbide-Forming Metals. Langmuir, 32(42), 10835-10843. [More Information]
    • Ross, A., Ganesan, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). A feedback model of magnetron sputtering plasmas in HIPIMS. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 24(2), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Wakelin, E., Kondyurin, A., Wise, S., McKenzie, D., Davies, M., Bilek, M. (2015). Bio-Activation of Polyether Ether Ketone Using Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation: A Kinetic Model. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 12(2), 180-193. [More Information]
    • Yu, Y., Wise, S., Celermajer, D., Bilek, M., Ng, M. (2015). Bioengineering stents with proactive biocompatibility. Interventional Cardiology, 7(6), 571-584. [More Information]
    • Mayes, E., Murdoch, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D., Partridge, J. (2015). Co-deposition of band-gap tuned Zn1-xMgxO using high impulse power- and dc-magnetron sputtering. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48(13), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). Covalent immobilization of enzymes and yeast: Towards a continuous simultaneous saccharification and fermentation process for cellulosic ethanol. Biomass and Bioenergy, 81, 234-241. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Dekker, S., Steel, B., Wilhelm, R., Heller, R., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., James, M., Moller, W. (2015). Depth-Resolved Structural and Compositional Characterization of Ion-Implanted Polystyrene that Enables Direct Covalent Immobilization of Biomolecules. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(29), 16793-16803. [More Information]
    • Melnichuk, I., Choukourov, A., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Vandrovcova, M., Bacakova, L., Hanus, J., Kousal, J., Shelemin, A., Solar, P., et al (2015). Direct covalent coupling of proteins to nanostructured plasma polymers: A route to tunable cell adhesion. Applied Surface Science, 351, 537-545. [More Information]
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    • Oates, T., Bilek, M. (2002). Insulator surface charging and dissipation during plasma immersion ion implantation using a thin conductive surface film. Journal of Applied Physics, 92(6), 2980-2983. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2002). Plasma immersion ion implantation using polymeric substrates with a sacrificial conductive surface layer. Surface & Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 332-337. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2002). Plasma-based ion implantation utilising a cathodic arc plasma. Surface & Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 136-142. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Predicting the structure of plasma deposited materials. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics: europhysics journal, 52(7 Supplement D), D904-D920.
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Wannier function analysis for understanding disordered structures generated using Car-Parrinello molecular dynamics. Molecular Simulation, 28(10-11), 971-979. [More Information]
    • Kwok, T., Zhang, T., Chu, P., Bilek, M., Vizir, A., Brown, I. (2001). Experimental Investigation of Electron Oscillation inside the Filter of a Vacuum Arc Plasma Source. Applied Physics Letters, 78(4), 422-424.
    • Bilek, M., Anders, A., Brown, I. (2001). Magnetic system for producing uniform coatings using a filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol 10, 606-613.

    Conferences

    • Iziumov, R., Beliaev, A., Kondyurina, I., Shardakov, I., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Experimental investigation of plasma-immersion ion implantation treatment for biocompatible polyurethane implants production. 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes (IC-CMTP 2014), Miskolc-Lillafured: Institute of Physics Publishing. [More Information]
    • Beliaev, A., Svistkov, A., Iziumov, R., Osorgina, I., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Modelling of the mechanical behavior of a polyurethane finger interphalangeal joint endoprosthesis after surface modification by ion implantation. 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes (IC-CMTP 2014), Miskolc-Lillafured: Institute of Physics Publishing. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Tran, C., Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Wakelin, E. (2016). Plasma surface functionalisation for bio applications. 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Plasma Science and Technology (APCPST 2016), Shanghai, China: IOP Publishing.
    • Wakelin, E., Yeo, G., Kondyurin, A., Davies, M., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2015). Bio-functionalisation of polyether ether ketone using plasma immersion ion implantation. SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications Symposium, Bellingham: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Bilek, M. (2015). Controlled deposition of plasma activated coatings on zirconium substrates. SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications Symposium, Bellingham: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Hirsh, S., Fisher, K., Weiss, A. (2011). Universal biomolecule binding interlayers created by energetic ion bombardment. 2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
    • Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Lui, R., Bilek, M., Charles, C., Ramdutt, D. (2006). Development of the nanotiter plate for use in antibody and cell array technologies. SPIE - Biomedical Applications of Micro- and Nano-engineering, Australia: SPIE Proceedings.
    • Thordarson, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Davies, K., Morrow, R., Gan, B., Dos Remedios, C. (2005). Functional Attachment of Horse Radish Peroxidase to Plasma Treated Surfaces. Smart Materials III, : SPIE Press.
    • Bittar, A., Bosi, S., Mills, D., Richardson, A., Bilek, M., Prince, R., Russell, R. (2003). SIMS analysis of degradation of multilayer selective surfaces at high temperatures in air. 13th AINSE Conference on Nuclear Techniques of Analysis & 8th Cacuum Society of Australia Congress, : National University of Singapore.

    Patents

    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A. (2013). Activated Polymers Binding Biological Molecules (Australia). Patent No. 2007225021.

    Magazine / Newspaper Articles

    • Lu, W., McKenzie, D., Dunstan, C., Zreiqat, H., Bilek, M. (2012). Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Treatment of Poly-ether Ether Ketone for the Immobilization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (ID: 836). International Forum of Biomedical Materials: Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Regeneration.

    2018

    • Wang, Q., Akhavan, B., Jing, F., Cheng, D., Sun, H., Xie, D., Leng, Y., Bilek, M., Huang, N. (2018). Catalytic Formation of Nitric Oxide Mediated by Ti-Cu Coatings Provides Multifunctional Interfaces for Cardiovascular Applications. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 5(6), 1-12. [More Information]
    • Stewart, C., Akhavan, B., Santos, M., Hung, J., Hawkins, C., Bao, S., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2018). Cellular responses to radical propagation from ion-implanted plasma polymer surfaces. Applied Surface Science, 456, 701-710. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Theodoropoulos, C., Morganti, E., Hutmacher, D., Bilek, M. (2018). Effect of plasma immersion ion implantation on polycaprolactone with various molecular weights and crystallinity. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 29(1), 1-18. [More Information]
    • Martin, L., Akhavan, B., Bilek, M. (2018). Electric fields control the orientation of peptides irreversibly immobilized on radical-functionalized surfaces. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Akhavan, B., Dong, X., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2018). External magnetic field increases both plasma generation and deposition rate in HiPIMS. Surface & Coatings Technology, In Press. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Gan, W., Kondyurin, A., Thorn, P., Bilek, M. (2018). Improved Multiprotein Microcontact Printing on Plasma Immersion Ion Implanted Polystyrene. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(1), 227-237. [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Michl, T., Giles, C., Ho, K., Martin, L., Sharifahmadian, O., Wise, S., Coad, B., Kumar, N., Griesser, H., Bilek, M. (2018). Plasma activated coatings with dual action against fungi and bacteria. Applied Materials Today, 12, 72-84. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Lau, K., Tang, F., Akhavan, B., Chrzanowski, W., Lord, M., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Bilek, M. (2018). Plasma Ion Implantation of Silk Biomaterials Enabling Direct Covalent Immobilization of Bioactive Agents for Enhanced Cellular Responses. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10(21), 17605-17616. [More Information]

    2017

    • Tan, R., Chan, A., Santos, M., Filipe, E., Akhavan, B., Lee, B., Bilek, M., Wise, S., Ng, M. (2017). A Novel Bioactive Interleukin-4 Functionalised Vascular Graft That Modulates Inflammation and Inhibits Neointimal Hyperplasia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26, S279-S279. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Santos, M., Michael, P., Lee, B., Hung, J., Weiss, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M. (2017). A Novel Recombinant Human Tropoelastin-Functionalised Stent Platform for Suppression of Restenosis in Peripheral Vascular Disease. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26, S197-S198. [More Information]
    • Yeo, G., Kondyurin, A., Kosobrodova, E., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2017). A sterilizable, biocompatible, tropoelastin surface coating immobilized by energetic ion activation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14(127), 20160837. [More Information]
    • Tran, H., Mayes, E., Murdoch, B., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Holland, A., Partridge, J. (2017). Codeposition of amorphous zinc tin oxide using high power impulse magnetron sputtering: Characterisation and doping. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 32(4), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Bathgate, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2017). Electrodeless plasma thrusters for spacecraft: A review. Plasma Science and Technology, 19(8), 1-24. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Akhavan, B., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2017). Evolution of target condition in reactive HiPIMS as a function of duty cycle: An opportunity for refractive index grading. Journal of Applied Physics, 121(17), 171909-1-171909-10. [More Information]
    • Vanags, L., Tan, J., Santos, M., Michael, P., Ali, Z., Bilek, M., Wise, S., Bursill, C. (2017). Plasma activated coating immobilizes apolipoprotein A-I to stainless steel surfaces in its bioactive form and enhances biocompatibility. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 13(7), 2141-2150. [More Information]
    • Cheng, X., Kondyurin, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M., Ye, L. (2017). Plasma immersion ion implantation of polyurethane shape memory polymer: Surface properties and protein immobilization. Applied Surface Science, 416, 686-695. [More Information]
    • Kondyurina, I., Wise, S., Ngo, A., Filipe, E., Kondyurin, A., Weiss, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M. (2017). Plasma mediated protein immobilisation enhances the vascular compatibility of polyurethane with tissue matched mechanical properties. Biomedical Materials, 12(4), 1-14. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Tsoutas, K., Latour, Q., Higgins, M., Moulton, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2017). Structural Analysis and Protein Functionalization of Electroconductive Polypyrrole Films Modified by Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 3(10), 2247-2258. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Putman, K., Ganesan, R., Lattemann, M., Stueber, M., Ulrich, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Marks, N. (2017). The behaviour of arcs in carbon mixed-mode high-power impulse magnetron sputtering. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(14), 1-9. [More Information]

    2016

    • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). A centre-triggered magnesium fuelled cathodic arc thruster uses sublimation to deliver a record high specific impulse. Applied Physics Letters, 109(9), 1-4. [More Information]
    • Bathgate, S., Ganesan, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). A HiPIMS plasma source with a magnetic nozzle that accelerates ions: Application in a thruster. European Physical Journal: Applied Physics, 76(3), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Liu, H., Yeo, G., Michael, P., Chan, A., Ngo, A., Bilek, M., Bao, B., Weiss, A. (2016). Blended Polyurethane and Tropoelastin as a Novel Class of Biologically Interactive Elastomer. Tissue Engineering - Part A, 22(5-6), 524-533. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Craggs, M., Smith, L., Stanley, K., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Covalent linker-free immobilization of conjugatable oligonucleotides on polypropylene surfaces. RSC Advances, 6(86), 83328-83336. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Treverrow, B., Murdoch, B., Xie, D., Ross, A., Partridge, J., Falconer, I., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Duty cycle control in reactive high-power impulse magnetron sputtering of hafnium and niobium. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49(24), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Jamesh, M., Boxman, R., Bilek, M., Kocer, C., Hu, T., Zhang, X., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2016). Effects of pulse voltage and deposition time on the adhesion strength of graded metal/carbon films deposited on bendable stainless steel foils by hybrid cathodic arc - glow discharge plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition. Applied Surface Science, 366, 535-544. [More Information]
    • Iziumov, R., Beliaev, A., Kondyurina, I., Shardakov, I., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Experimental investigation of plasma-immersion ion implantation treatment for biocompatible polyurethane implants production. 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes (IC-CMTP 2014), Miskolc-Lillafured: Institute of Physics Publishing. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Kondyurina, I., Vogel, R., De Groh, K. (2016). First Stratospheric Flight of Preimpregnated Uncured Epoxy Matrix. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 53(6), 1019-1027. [More Information]
    • Martin, L., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Kuyucak, S. (2016). Force fields for simulating the interaction of surfaces with biological molecules. Interface Focus, 6(1), 20150098-1-20150098-10. [More Information]
    • Santos, M., Filipe, E., Michael, P., Hung, J., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2016). Mechanically Robust Plasma-Activated Interfaces Optimized for Vascular Stent Applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(15), 9635-9650. [More Information]
    • Murdoch, B., McCulloch, D., Ganesan, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Partridge, J. (2016). Memristor and selector devices fabricated from HfO2-xNx. Applied Physics Letters, 108(14), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Ganesan, R., McCulloch, D., Partridge, J., Stueber, M., Ulrich, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Marks, N. (2016). Mixed-mode high-power impulse magnetron sputter deposition of tetrahedral amorphous carbon with pulse-length control of ionization. Journal of Applied Physics, 119(15), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Beliaev, A., Svistkov, A., Iziumov, R., Osorgina, I., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2016). Modelling of the mechanical behavior of a polyurethane finger interphalangeal joint endoprosthesis after surface modification by ion implantation. 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes (IC-CMTP 2014), Miskolc-Lillafured: Institute of Physics Publishing. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Murdoch, B., Partridge, J., Bathgate, S., Treverrow, B., Dong, X., Ross, A., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Optimizing HiPIMS pressure for deposition of high-k (k = 18.3) amorphous HfO2. Applied Surface Science, 365, 336-341. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma immersion ion implantation of a two-phase blend of polysulfone and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Materials and Design, 97, 381-391. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Liu, H., Kondyurin, A., Byrom, M., Bannon, P., Edwards, G., Weiss, A., Bao, B., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma Ion Activated Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Grafts with a Covalently Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin Coating Reducing Neointimal Hyperplasia. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2(8), 1286-1297. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Tran, C., Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Wakelin, E. (2016). Plasma surface functionalisation for bio applications. 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Plasma Science and Technology (APCPST 2016), Shanghai, China: IOP Publishing.
    • Yeo, G., Santos, M., Kondyurin, A., Liskova, J., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2016). Plasma-Activated Tropoelastin Functionalization of Zirconium for Improved Bone Cell Response. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2(4), 662-676. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Treverrow, B., Denniss, P., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2016). Pulsed external magnetic fields increase the deposition rate in reactive HiPIMS while preserving stoichiometry: An application to amorphous HfO2. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(10), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Wise, S., Bilek, M. (2016). Substrate-Regulated Growth of Plasma-Polymerized Films on Carbide-Forming Metals. Langmuir, 32(42), 10835-10843. [More Information]

    2015

    • Ross, A., Ganesan, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). A feedback model of magnetron sputtering plasmas in HIPIMS. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 24(2), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Wakelin, E., Kondyurin, A., Wise, S., McKenzie, D., Davies, M., Bilek, M. (2015). Bio-Activation of Polyether Ether Ketone Using Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation: A Kinetic Model. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 12(2), 180-193. [More Information]
    • Wakelin, E., Yeo, G., Kondyurin, A., Davies, M., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2015). Bio-functionalisation of polyether ether ketone using plasma immersion ion implantation. SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications Symposium, Bellingham: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). [More Information]
    • Yu, Y., Wise, S., Celermajer, D., Bilek, M., Ng, M. (2015). Bioengineering stents with proactive biocompatibility. Interventional Cardiology, 7(6), 571-584. [More Information]
    • Mayes, E., Murdoch, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D., Partridge, J. (2015). Co-deposition of band-gap tuned Zn1-xMgxO using high impulse power- and dc-magnetron sputtering. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48(13), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Akhavan, B., Bilek, M. (2015). Controlled deposition of plasma activated coatings on zirconium substrates. SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications Symposium, Bellingham: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). Covalent immobilization of enzymes and yeast: Towards a continuous simultaneous saccharification and fermentation process for cellulosic ethanol. Biomass and Bioenergy, 81, 234-241. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Dekker, S., Steel, B., Wilhelm, R., Heller, R., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., James, M., Moller, W. (2015). Depth-Resolved Structural and Compositional Characterization of Ion-Implanted Polystyrene that Enables Direct Covalent Immobilization of Biomolecules. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(29), 16793-16803. [More Information]
    • Melnichuk, I., Choukourov, A., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Vandrovcova, M., Bacakova, L., Hanus, J., Kousal, J., Shelemin, A., Solar, P., et al (2015). Direct covalent coupling of proteins to nanostructured plasma polymers: A route to tunable cell adhesion. Applied Surface Science, 351, 537-545. [More Information]
    • Jamesh, M., Wu, G., Zhao, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2015). Electrochemical corrosion behavior of biodegradable Mg-Y-RE and Mg-Zn-Zr alloys in Ringer's solution and simulated body fluid. Corrosion Science, 91, 160-184. [More Information]
    • Jamesh, M., Li, P., Bilek, M., Boxman, R., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2015). Evaluation of corrosion resistance and cytocompatibility of graded metal carbon film on Ti and NiTi prepared by hybrid cathodic arc/glow discharge plasma-assisted chemical vapor deposition. Corrosion Science, 97, 126-138. [More Information]
    • Ibrahim, J., Boxman, R., Nosworthy, N., Falconer, I., Chu, P., Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Ganesan, R., McKenzie, D. (2015). Graded metal carbon protein binding films prepared by hybrid cathodic arc - Glow discharge plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition. Surface & Coatings Technology, 265, 222-234. [More Information]
    • Levchenko, I., Mai-Prochnow, A., Yick, S., Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Han, Z., Fang, J., Cvelbar, U., Mariotti, D., Ostrikov, K. (2015). Hybrid Carbon-Based Nanostructured Platforms for the Advanced Bioreactors. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15(12), 10074-10090. [More Information]
    • Wise, S., Michael, P., Waterhouse, A., Santos, M., Filipe, E., Hung, J., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M. (2015). Immobilization of bioactive plasmin reduces the thrombogenicity of metal surfaces. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 136, 944-954. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2015). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers: Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. [More Information]
    • Wakelin, E., Fathi, A., Kracica, M., Yeo, G., Wise, S., Weiss, A., McCulloch, D., Dehghani, F., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2015). Mechanical Properties of Plasma Immersion Ion Implanted PEEK for Bioactivation of Medical Devices. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(41), 23029-23040. [More Information]
    • Chrzanowski, W., Lee, J., Kondyurin, A., Lord, M., Jang, J., Kim, H., Bilek, M. (2015). Nano-Bio-Chemical Braille for Cells: The Regulation of Stem Cell Responses using Bi-Functional Surfaces. Advanced Functional Materials, 25(2), 193-205. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Jones, R., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Pigram, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2015). Orientation and conformation of anti-CD34 antibody immobilised on untreated and plasma treated polycarbonate. Acta Biomaterialia, 19, 128-137. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., McCulloch, D., Marks, N., Tucker, M., Partridge, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). Synthesis of highly tetrahedral amorphous carbon by mixed-mode HiPIMS sputtering. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 48(44), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Wakelin, E., Davies, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2015). Temperature Activated Diffusion of Radicals through Ion Implanted Polymers. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(47), 26340-26345. [More Information]
    • Ganesan, R., Murdoch, B., Treverrow, B., Ross, A., Falconer, I., Kondyurin, A., McCulloch, D., Partridge, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2015). The role of pulse length in target poisoning during reactive HiPIMS: application to amorphous HfO2. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 24(3), 1-9. [More Information]

    2014

    • Field, M., Carlsson, P., Eklund, P., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). A combinatorial comparison of DC and high power impulse magnetron sputtered Cr2AlC. Surface & Coatings Technology, 259(Part C), 746-750. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). A combinatorial investigation of sputtered Ta-Al-C thin films. Thin Solid Films, 558, 99-103. [More Information]
    • Lee, P., Bax, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2014). A Novel Cell Adhesion Region in Tropoelastin Mediates Attachment to Integrin ανβ5. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 289(3), 1467-1477. [More Information]
    • Liu, H., Wise, S., Rnjak-Kovacina, J., Kaplan, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Fei, J., Bao, B. (2014). Biocompatibility of silk-tropoelastin protein polymers. Biomaterials, 35(19), 5138-5147. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M. (2014). Biofunctionalization of surfaces by energetic ion implantation: Review of progress on applications in implantable biomedical devices and antibody microarrays. Applied Surface Science, 310, 3-10. [More Information]
    • Main, H., Radenkovic, J., Kosobrodova, E., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lendahl, U. (2014). Cell surface antigen profiling using a novel type of antibody array immobilised to plasma ion-implanted polycarbonate. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 71(19), 3841-3857. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Mohamed, A., Su, Y., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Cluster of differentiation antibody microarrays on plasma immersion ion implanted polycarbonate. Materials Science and Engineering C, 35(1), 434-440. [More Information]
    • Ibrahim, J., Wu, G., Zhao, Y., Jin, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2014). Effects of zirconium and nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation on the electrochemical corrosion behavior of Mg-Y-RE alloy in simulated body fluid and cell culture medium. Corrosion Science, 86, 239-251. [More Information]
    • Ibrahim, J., Wu, G., Zhao, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2014). Effects of Zirconium and Oxygen Plasma Ion Implantation on the Corrosion Behavior of ZK60 Mg Alloy in Simulated Body Fluids. Corrosion Science, 82, 7-26. [More Information]
    • Hajian, H., Wise, S., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Dunn, L., Kielty, C., Yu, Y., Weiss, A., Bilek, M., Bannon, P., et al (2014). Immobilisation of a fibrillin-1 fragment enhances the biocompatibility of PTFE. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 116, 544-552. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). Increasing binding density of yeast cells by control of surface charge with allylamine grafting to ion modified polymer surfaces. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 122, 537-544. [More Information]
    • Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2014). Ion implantation treatment of beads for covalent binding of molecules: Application to bioethanol production using thermophilic beta-glucosidase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 54(1), 20-24. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2014). Optical properties and oxidation of carbonized and cross-linked structures formed in polycarbonate by plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 329, 52-63. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2014). Surface plasma modification and tropoelastin coating of a polyurethane co-polymer for enhanced cell attachment and reduced thrombogenicity. Biomaterials, 35(25), 6797-6809. [More Information]

    2013

    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A. (2013). Activated Polymers Binding Biological Molecules (Australia). Patent No. 2007225021.
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Fisher, K., Guo, C., McKenzie, D. (2013). An integrated solution for rapid biosensing with robust linker free covalent binding surfaces. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 42(1), 447-452. [More Information]
    • Zhao, J., Rider, A., Ishaq, M., Kumar, S., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Levchenko, I., Ostrikov, K. (2013). Carbon nanostructures for hard tissue engineering. RSC Advances, 3(28), 11058-11072. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). CelB and B-glucosidase immobilization for carboxymethyl cellulose hydrolysis. RSC Advances, 3(45), 23604-23611. [More Information]
    • Partridge, J., Mayes, E., McDougall, N., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D. (2013). Characterization and device applications of ZnO films deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPIMS). Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46(16), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Levchenko, I., Han, Z., Yick, S., Mai-Prochnow, A., Fang, J., Ostrikov, K., Bilek, M. (2013). Hybrid graphite film-carbon nanotube platform for enzyme immobilization and protection. Carbon, 65, 287-295. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Chrzanowski, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2013). Influence of pH on yeast immobilization on polystyrene surfaces modified by energetic ion bombardment. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 104(April), 145-152. [More Information]
    • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Kosobrodova, E., Tsoutas, K., Tran, C., Waterhouse, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Weiss, A., et al (2013). Ion Implanted, Radical-Rich Surfaces For The Rapid Covalent Immobilization Of Active Biomolecules. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1525, 364-369. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2013). Kinetics of post-treatment structural transformations of nitrogen plasma ion immersion implanted polystyrene. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 304, 57-66. [More Information]
    • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P., Boo, J. (2013). Native oxides and their effect on electrochemical characteristics of ta-C:N films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 228(Supplement 1), S486-S489. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). Radiation damage of polyethylene exposed in the stratosphere at an altitude of 40 km. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 98(8), 1526-1536. [More Information]
    • Hiob, M., Wise, S., Kondyurin, A., Waterhouse, A., Bilek, M., Ng, M., Weiss, A. (2013). The use of plasma-activated covalent attachment of early domains of tropoelastin to enhance vascular compatibility of surfaces. Biomaterials, 34(31), 7584-7591. [More Information]
    • Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Denman, J., Sezerman, O., Bilek, M. (2013). The Vroman effect: Competitive protein exchange with dynamic multilayer protein aggregates. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 395-404. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Kondyurina, I., Bilek, M. (2013). With reference to article: "Impact of the first-generation drug-eluting stent implantation on periprocedural myocardial injury in patients with stable angina pectoris". Dewetting problem. Journal of Cardiology, 62(4), 265-266. [More Information]

    2012

    • Chrzanowski, W., Kondyurin, A., Lee, J., Lord, M., Bilek, M., Kim, H. (2012). Biointerface: protein enhanced stem cells binding to implant surface. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 23(9), 2203-2215. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., Tipa, R., Kondyurin, A., Higgins, M., Tsoutas, K., Gelmi, A., Wallace, G., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2012). Cell patterning via linker-free protein functionalization of an organic conducting polymer (polypyrrole) electrode. Acta Biomaterialia, 8(7), 2538-2548. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Fisher, K., Nosworthy, N., Bax, D., Clarke, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Comparison on protein adsorption properties of diamond-like carbon and nitrogen-containing plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 520(7), 3021-3025. [More Information]
    • Kosobrodova, E., Kondyurin, A., Fisher, K., Moeller, W., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Free radical kinetics in a plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene: Theory and experiment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 280(2012), 26-35. [More Information]
    • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Fuel selection for pulsed cathodic arc thrusters. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 28(1), 218-221. [More Information]
    • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Wu, B., James, B., Zreiqat, H., McKenzie, D., Bao, B., Weiss, A., Ng, M., Bilek, M. (2012). In vivo biocompatibility of a plasma-activated, coronary stent coating. Biomaterials, 33(32), 7984-7992. [More Information]
    • Tran, C., Kondyurin, A., Hirsh, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2012). Ion-implanted polytetrafluoroethylene enhances Saccharomyces cerevisiae biofilm formation for improved immobilization. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9(76), 2923-2935. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Naseri, P., Tilley, J., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2012). Mechanisms for Covalent Immobilization of Horseradish Peroxidase on Ion-Beam-Treated Polyethylene. Scientifca, 2012, 1-28. [More Information]
    • Lu, W., McKenzie, D., Dunstan, C., Zreiqat, H., Bilek, M. (2012). Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Treatment of Poly-ether Ether Ketone for the Immobilization of Biomolecules on Surfaces (ID: 836). International Forum of Biomedical Materials: Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Regeneration.
    • Wise, S., Waterhouse, A., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2012). Plasma-based biofunctionalization of vascular implants. Nanomedicine, 7(12), 1907-1916. [More Information]

    2011

    • Bax, D., Wang, Y., Li, Z., Maitz, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Binding of the cell adhesive protein tropoelastin to PTFE through plasma immersion ion implantation treatment. Biomaterials, 32(22), 5100-5111. [More Information]
    • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Carbon diffusion in alumina from carbon and Ti2AlC thin films. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(8), 083503-1-083503-5. [More Information]
    • Cover, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Comment on 'Shear stiffness in nanolaminar Ti3SiC2 challenges ab initio calculations'. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23(26), 268001-1-268001-2. [More Information]
    • Duan, X., Stampfl, C., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Wei, S. (2011). Design of shallow acceptors in ZnO through early transition metals codoped with N acceptors. Physical Review B, 83(8), 085202-1-085202-8. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Directed cell attachment by tropoelastin on masked plasma immersion ion implantation treated PTFE. Biomaterials, 32(28), 6710-6718. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2011). Effect of Low Molecular Weight Additives on Immobilization Strength, Activity, and Conformation of Protein Immobilized on PVC and UHMWPE. Langmuir, 27(10), 6138-6148. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Ellipsometry analysis of conformational change of immobilized protein monolayer on plasma polymer surfaces. Thin Solid Films, 519(9), 2968-2971. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2011). Etching and structure changes in PMMA coating under argon plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 269(12), 1361-1369. [More Information]
    • Novak, O., Falconer, I., Sangines de Castro, R., Latterman, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Fizeau interferometer system for fast high resolution studies of spectral line shapes. Review of Scientific Instruments, 82(2), 023105-1-023105-10. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Fisher, K., Waterhouse, A., Weiss, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2011). Free radical functionalization of surfaces to prevent adverse responses to biomedical devices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(35), 14405-14410. [More Information]
    • Hirsh, S., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2011). Linker-free covalent thermophilic b-glucosidase functionalized polymeric surfaces. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 17832-17841. [More Information]
    • Ross, A., Sangines de Castro, R., Treverrow, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Optimizing efficiency of Ti ionized deposition in HIPIMS. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 20(3), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Dunn, L., Yeo, G., Ng, M., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Stability of a Therapeutic Layer of Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin on a Plasma-Activated Coated Surface. Pharmaceutical Research, 28(6), 1415-1421. [More Information]
    • Tucker, M., Persson, P., Guenette, M., Rosen, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). Substrate orientation effects on the nucleation and growth of the M(n+1)AX(n) phase Ti(2)AlC. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(1), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., Jones, R., Pigram, P. (2011). Surface Attachment of Horseradish Peroxidase to Nylon Modified by Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 120(5), 2891-2903. [More Information]
    • Taylor, M., Partridge, J., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2011). The influence of deposition rate on the stress and microstructure of AlN films deposited from a filtered cathodic vacuum arc. Thin Solid Films, 519(11), 3573-3577. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., Liu, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2011). Tropoelastin Switch and Modulated Endothelial Cell Bindingto PTFE. Journal of Bionanoscience, 1, 123-127. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Hirsh, S., Fisher, K., Weiss, A. (2011). Universal biomolecule binding interlayers created by energetic ion bombardment. 2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]

    2010

    • Hirsh, S., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2010). A Comparison of Covalent Immobilization and Physical Adsorption of a Cellulase Enzyme Mixture. Langmuir, 26(17), 14380-14388. [More Information]
    • Guenette, M., Tucker, M., Ionescu, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Cathodic arc co-deposition of highly oriented hexagonal Ti and Ti2AlC MAX phase thin films. Thin Solid Films, 519(2), 766-769. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2010). Direct Evidence of Covalent Immobilisation of Microperoxidase-11 on Plasma Polymer Surfaces. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 7(8), 708-714. [More Information]
    • Latterman, M., Moafi, A., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., McKenzie, D. (2010). Energetic deposition of carbon clusters with preferred orientation using a new mixed mode cathodic arc - Sputtering process. Carbon, 48(3), 918-921. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2010). Etching and structure transformations in uncured epoxy resin under rf-plasma and plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 268(10), 1568-1580. [More Information]
    • Allan, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Ion energy measurements during plasma immersion ion implantation of an insulator. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 19(4), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Abrasonis, G., Oates, T., Kovacs, G., Grenzer, J., Persson, P., Heinig, K., Martinavicius, A., Jeutter, N., Baehtz, C., Tucker, M., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Carbon-Nickel Nanocomposite Thin Films: Period and Tilt Control Via Ion Energy and Deposition Angle. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(4), 043503-1-043503-7. [More Information]
    • Rosen, J., Dahlqvist, M., Simak, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC: Tuning of anisotropic conductivity. Applied Physics Letters, 97(7), 073103-1-073103-3. [More Information]
    • Sangines de Castro, R., Israel, A., Falconer, I., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Production of highly ionized species in high-current pulsed cathodic arcs. Applied Physics Letters, 96(22), 221501-1-221501-3. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2010). Protein immobilization capacity and covalent binding coverage of pulsed plasma polymer surfaces. Applied Surface Science, 256(16), 4984-4989. [More Information]
    • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Tucker, M., Heller, R., Krause, M., Guenette, M., Munnik, F., Lehmann, J., Tadich, A., Cowie, B., Bilek, M., et al (2010). Sculpting Nanoscale Precipitation Patterns in Nanocomposite Thin Films via Hyperthermal Ion Deposition. Applied Physics Letters, 97(163108), 1-3. [More Information]
    • Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Dunn, L., Yeo, G., Ng, M., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2010). Stability of a Therapeutic Layer of Immobilized Recombinant Human Tropoelastin on a Plasma-Activated Coated Surface. Pharmaceutical Research, , 1-7. [More Information]
    • Waterhouse, A., Yin, Y., Wise, S., Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2010). The immobilization of recombinant human tropoelastin on metals using a plasma-activated coating to improve the biocompatibility of coronary stents. Biomaterials, 31(32), 8332-8340. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2010). The linker-free covalent attachment of collagen to plasma immersion ion implantation treated polytetrafluoroethylene and subsequent cell-binding activity. Biomaterials, 31(9), 2526-2534. [More Information]

    2009

    • Cover, M., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). A comprehensive survey of M2AX phase elastic properties. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21(30), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). A New Surface for Immobilizing and Maintaining the Function of Enzymes in a Freeze-Dried State. Biomacromolecules, 10(9), 2577-2583. [More Information]
    • Neumann, P., Bilek, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D. (2009). A pulsed cathodic arc spacecraft propulsion system. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 18(4), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Youssef, H., Gong, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Acetylene plasma coated surfaces for covalent immobilization of proteins. Thin Solid Films, 517(17), 5343-5346. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Kondyurin, A., Youssef, H., Byrom, M., Yang, W. (2009). Acetylene plasma polymerized surfaces for covalent immobilization of dense bioactive protein monolayers. Surface & Coatings Technology, 203(10-11), 1310-1316. [More Information]
    • Ryves, L., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Cathode-Spot Dynamics in a High-Current Pulsed Arc: A Noise Study. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37(2), 365-368. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., Rodgers, U., Bilek, M., Weiss, A. (2009). Cell adhesion to tropoelastin is mediated via the Cterminal GRKRK motif and integrin αvβ3. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284(42), 28616-28623. [More Information]
    • Duan, X., Stampfl, C., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Codoping of aluminum and gallium with nitrogen in ZnO: A comparative first-principles investigation. Physical Review B, 79(23), 235208-1-235208-9. [More Information]
    • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2009). Correlation of film structure and molecular oxygen reduction at nitrogen doped amorphous carbon thin film electrochemical electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials, 18(9), 1102-1108. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Wise, S., Nosworthy, N., Waterhouse, A., Bax, D., Youssef, H., Byrom, M., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2009). Covalent immobilisation of tropoelastin on a plasma deposited interface for enhancement of endothelialisation on metal surfaces. Biomaterials, 30(9), 1675-1681. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Fisher, K., Nosworthy, N., Bax, D., Rubanov, S., Gong, B., Weiss, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Covalently Bound Biomimetic Layers on Plasma Polymers with Graded Metallic Interfaces for in vivo Implants. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6(10), 658-666. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Hang, L., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Direct current reactive sputtering Cr-Cr2O3 cermet solar selective surfaces for solar hot water applications. Thin Solid Films, 517(5), 1601-1606. [More Information]
    • Kocer, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Elastic properties of a material composed of alternating layers of negative and positive Poisson's ratio. Materials Science and Engineering A, 505(1-2), 111-115. [More Information]
    • Burgmann, F., McCulloch, D., Ryves, L., Lim, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Enhancing the hardness of Al/W nanostructured coatings. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21(5), 055003-1-055003-9. [More Information]
    • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Formation of the MAX-phase oxycarbide Ti2AlC1-xOx studied via electron energy-loss spectroscopy and first-principles calculations. Physical Review B, 80(9), 092102-1-092102-4. [More Information]
    • Bax, D., McKenzie, D., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2009). Linker-free covalent attachment of the extracellular matrix protein tropoelastin to a polymer surface for directed cell spreading. Acta Biomaterialia, 5(9), 3371-3381. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Naseri, P., Fisher, K., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Mechanisms for surface energy changes observed in plasma immersion ion implanted polyethylene: The roles of free radicals and oxygen-containing groups. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 94(4), 638-646. [More Information]
    • Sangines de Castro, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Optimizing filter efficiency in pulsed cathodic vacuum arcs operating at high currents. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 18(4), 045007-1-045007-9. [More Information]
    • Abrasonis, G., Kovacs, G., Ryves, L., Krause, M., Mucklich, A., Munnik, F., Oates, T., Bilek, M., Moller, W. (2009). Phase separation in carbon-nickel films during hyperthermal ion deposition. Journal of Applied Physics, 105(8), 083518-1-083518-8. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Nosworthy, N., Gong, B., Bax, D., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Plasma Polymer Surfaces Compatible with a CMOS Process for Direct Covalent Enzyme Immobilization. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6(1), 68-75. [More Information]
    • Waterhouse, A., Wise, S., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2009). Plasma-mediated immobilisation of recombinant tropoelastin dramatically enhances vascular biocompatibility of metals: Implications for coronary stents. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 18(3), S224-S224.
    • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2009). Semiconductor properties and redox responses at a-C:N thin film electrochemical electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials, 18(10), 1211-1217. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Rubanov, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2009). Sputtered Nanocrystalline Nickel Thin Films for Solar Thermal Energy Applications. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(1), 32-36. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). van der Pauw method for measuring resistivity of a plane sample with distant boundaries. Review of Scientific Instruments, 80(7), 075109-1-075109-4. [More Information]

    2008

    • Persson, P., Rosen, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hoglund, C. (2008). A solid phase reaction between TiCX thin films and Al2O3 substrates. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(6), 066102-1-066102-3. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Mizuno, K., Wuhrer, R. (2008). Argon plasma immersion ion implantation of polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 266(7), 1074-1084. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M. (2008). Attachment of horseradish peroxidise to polytetrafluorethylene (teflon) after plasma immersion ion implantation. Acta Biomaterialia, 4, 1218-1225. [More Information]
    • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P., La Fontaine, A., Keast, V. (2008). Correlation between film structures and potential limits for hydrogen and oxygen evolutions at a-C:N film electrochemical electrodes. Carbon, 46(4), 663-670. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Polonskyi, O., Nosworthy, N., Matousek, J., Hildek, P., Biederman, H., Bilek, M. (2008). Covalent Attachment and Bioactivity of Horseradish Peroxidase on Plasma-Polymerized Hexane Coatings. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(8), 727-736. [More Information]
    • MacDonald, C., Morrow, R., Weiss, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Covalent attachment of functional protein to polymer surfaces: a novel one-step dry process. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5(23), 663-669. [More Information]
    • Zeng, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Lay, P. (2008). Deposition of a-C:N films and evaluation of their robustness in electrochemical applications. Thin Solid Films, 516(16), 5231-5235. [More Information]
    • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Detecting and exploring partially unfolded states of proteins using a sensor with chaperone bound to its surface. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24, 963-969. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Bilek, M. (2008). Dielectric functions of a growing silver film determined using dynamic in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry. Optics Express, 16(4), 2302-2314. [More Information]
    • Cover, M., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Elastic properties of Tin+1AlCn and Tin+1AlNn MAX phases. Advanced Engineering Materials, 10(10), 935-938. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2008). Ion Beam Treatment of Polymers: Application Aspects from Medicine to Space. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., Janke, A., Stamm, M., Luchnikov, V. (2008). Nanostructured carbonized thin films produced by plasma immersion ion implantation of block-copolymer assemblies. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(2), 155-160. [More Information]
    • George, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Non-thermal effects in the microwave induced unfolding of proteins observed by chaperone binding. Bioelectromagnetics, 29(4), 324-330. [More Information]
    • Persson, P., Ryves, L., Tucker, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Oriented graphite layer formation in Ti/C and TiC/C multilayers deposited by high current pulsed cathodic arc. Journal of Applied Physics, 104(7), 074317-1-074317-5. [More Information]
    • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Oxygen incorporation in Ti2AlC thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 92(6), 064102-1-064102-3. [More Information]
    • Mizuno, K., Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2008). Reducing water permeability while maintaining transparency of PET: A Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation Study. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5(9), 834-839. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Hang, L., Xu, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2008). Surface adsorption and wetting properties of amorphous diamond-like carbon thin films for biomedical applications. Thin Solid Films, 516(16), 5157-5161. [More Information]

    2007

    • Rosen, J., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Amorphous and crystalline phases in thermal quench simulations of alumina. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126(20), 204709-1-204709-9. [More Information]
    • So, L., Ng, K., Bilek, M. (2007). Analysis of the internal glass surfaces of vacuum glazing. Materials Science and Engineering B, 138(2), 135-138. [More Information]
    • Abendroth, B., Jager, H., Moller, W., Bilek, M. (2007). Binary-collision modeling of ion-induced stress relaxation in cubic BN and amorphous C thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 90, 181910-1-181910-3. [More Information]
    • Houska, J., Capek, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Bonding statistics and electronic structure of novel Si-B-C-N materials: Ab initio calculations and experimental verification. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. A: International Journal Devoted to Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 25(5), 1411-1416. [More Information]
    • Kwok, S., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Characteristics of phosphorus-doped diamond-like carbon films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition (PIII and D). Surface & Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6643-6646. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Kondyurin, A., Bilek, M. (2007). Comparison of protein surface attachment on untreated and plasma immersion ion implantation treated polystyrene: Protein islands and carpet. Langmuir, 23(5), 2741-2746. [More Information]
    • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Cracking of titanium nitride films grown on polycarbonate. Surface & Coatings Technology, 201(9-11), 5596-5600. [More Information]
    • Rosen, J., Ryves, L., Persson, P., Bilek, M. (2007). Deposition of epitaxial Ti2AlC thin films by pulsed cathodic arc. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(5), 056101-1-056101-2. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Bilek, M. (2007). Dynamic spectroscopic ellipsometry determination of nanostructural changes in plasmonic silver films. Optics Express, 15(24), 15987-15998. [More Information]
    • Houska, J., Kalas, J., Vicek, J., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Effect of implanted argon on hardness of novel magnetron sputtered Si–B–C–N materials: experiments and ab initio simulations. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 19(19), 196228-1-196228-13. [More Information]
    • Kwok, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Effects of layer patterns on magnetic and other properties of single and multilayered Fe-C films. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(3), 034902-1-034902-6. [More Information]
    • Morrow, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., MacDonald, C., Stindt, M., Anetsberger, G., Martin, A. (2007). Electric field effects on adsorption/desorption of proteins and colloidal particles on a gold film observed using surface plasmon resonance. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 203-207. [More Information]
    • Kwok, S., Zhang, W., Wan, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2007). Hemocompatibility and anti-bacterial properties of silver doped diamond-like carbon prepared by pulsed filtered cathodic vacuum arc deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 16(4-7), 1353-1360. [More Information]
    • Rosen, J., Persson, P., Ionescu, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Influence of gas entry point on plasma chemistry, ion energy and deposited alumina thin films in filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 27(5), 599-608. [More Information]
    • Chan, K., Ho, J., Li, W., Lau, B., Tse, A., Fong, W., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P., Yu, K. (2007). Investigation of cytocompatibility of surface-treated cellulose nitrate films by using plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface & Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6897-6900. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Nosworthy, N., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C., Bilek, M. (2007). Plasma immersion ion implantation treatment of polyethylene for enhanced binding of active horseradish peroxidase. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, 85A(3), 605-610. [More Information]
    • Ho, J., Nosworthy, N., Bilek, M., Gan, B., McKenzie, D., Chu, P., Dos Remedios, C. (2007). Plasma-treated polyethylene surfaces for improved binding of active protein. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 4(5), 583-590. [More Information]
    • Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Kwok, S., Chu, P., Tay, B. (2007). Raman spectroscopy study of DLC films prepared by RF plasma and filtered cathodic arc. Surface & Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6734-6736. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Kwok, C., Bilek, M., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2007). Soft ferromagnetic materials based on iron/carbon multilayers. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394(2), 273-276. [More Information]
    • Chaiwong, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). Study of adhesion of TiN grown on a polymer substrate. Surface & Coatings Technology, 201(15), 6742-6744. [More Information]
    • Nosworthy, N., Ho, J., Kondyurin, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2007). The attachment of catalase and poly-L-lysine to plasma immersion ion implantation-treated polyethylene. Acta Biomaterialia, 3(5), 695-704. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Allan, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2007). Time dependent plasma properties during microarcing in radio frequency plasmas. Applied Physics Letters, 91(19), 191501-1-191501-3. [More Information]
    • Warr, G., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Harris, J., Howard, J., Blackwell, B. (2007). Tomographic interferometry of a filtered high-current vacuum arc plasma. Journal of Applied Physics, 101(7), 073302-1-073302-11. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Powles, R., McKenzie, D. (2007). Treatment of polymeric biomaterials by ion implantation. In Paul K. Chu; Xuanyong Liu (Eds.), Biomaterials and Surface Modification, (pp. 205-248). India: Research Signpost.

    2006

    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). A comprehensive model of stress generation and relief processes in thin films deposited with energetic ions. Surface & Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4345-4354. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Hang, L. (2006). A novel method for thickness profile control in RF PECVD deposition on large area substrates. Surface & Coatings Technology, 200(14 to 15), 4339-4344. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Analytic analysis on asymmetrical micro arcing in high plasma potential RF plasma systems. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(1), 99-104. [More Information]
    • Kwok, C., Wan, G., Ho, J., Chu, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). Anticoagulation behavior of phosphorus-doped carbon (PxC) films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. New Diamond and Frontier Carbon Technology, 16(1), 39-48.
    • Kwok, C., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Chu, P. (2006). Biocompatibility of calcium and phosphorus doped diamond-like carbon thin films synthesized by plasma immersion ion implantation and deposition. Diamond and Related Materials, 15(4-8), 893-897. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Hang, L., Proschek, M., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Allan, S., Han, J., Rubanov, S., Lauder, R., Godfrey, R. (2006). Characterization of a large area scanning PECVD deposition system with small size RF electrodes. Thin Solid Films, 515, 307-312. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Ha, P., Bilek, M., Doyle, E., McCulloch, D., Chu, P. (2006). Control of stress and delamination in single and multi-layer carbon thin films prepared by cathodic arc and RF plasma deposition and implantation. Surface & Coatings Technology, 200(22 to 23), 6405-6408. [More Information]
    • Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Lui, R., Bilek, M., Charles, C., Ramdutt, D. (2006). Development of the nanotiter plate for use in antibody and cell array technologies. SPIE - Biomedical Applications of Micro- and Nano-engineering, Australia: SPIE Proceedings.
    • Yin, Y., Pan, Y., Hang, L., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Rubanov, S. (2006). Dielectric substrate of self-bias and plasma confinement in two-dimensional scanning radio frequency plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition. Vacuum, 81, 441-445. [More Information]
    • Houska, J., Vlcek, J., Hreben, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). Effect of B and the Si/C ratio on high-temperature stability of Si-B-C-N materials. EPL, 76(3), 512-518. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Bilek, M., Kondyurin, A., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes in nitrogen plasma immersion ion implanted polystyrene films. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 247(2), 254-260. [More Information]
    • Kondyurin, A., Gan, B., Bilek, M., Mizuno, K., McKenzie, D. (2006). Etching and structural changes of polystyrene films during plasma immersion ion implantation from argon plasma. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 251(2), 413-418. [More Information]
    • Tarrant, R., Andruczyk, D., James, B., Bilek, M., Warr, G. (2006). Langmuir probe study of a titanium pulsed filtered cathodic arc discharge. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(3), 533-537. [More Information]
    • Steel, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Nosworthy, N., Dos Remedios, C. (2006). Nanosecond responses of proteins to ultra-high temperature pulses. Biophysical Journal, 91(6), L66-L68. [More Information]
    • Tarrant, R., Devasahayam, S., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2006). The distribution and depth of ion doses implanted into wedges by plasma immersion ion implantation in drifting and stationary plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 15(3), 384-390. [More Information]
    • Houska, J., Warschkow, O., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J., Potocky, S. (2006). The effect of argon on the structure of amorphousSiBCN materials: an experimental and ab initio study. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 18(7), 2337-2348. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., du Plessis, J., Swain, M., Wuhrer, R. (2006). The effect of plasma immersion ion implantation on the contact pressure and composition of titanium nitride thin films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 201, 396-400. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Xiao, X., McCulloch, D. (2006). The microstructure and stability of Al/AlN multilayered films. Journal of Applied Physics, 100(1), 013504-1-013504-8. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The origins of self-bias on dielectric substrates in RF plasma processing. Surface & Coatings Technology, 200(12 to 13), 3670-3674. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Newton-McGee, K., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2006). The role of energetic ions from plasma in the creation of nanostructured materials and stable polymer surface treatments. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 242(1 to 2), 221-227. [More Information]
    • Morrow, R., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2006). The time-dependent development of electric double-layers in saline solutions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 39(5), 937-943. [More Information]
    • Ng, K., So, L., Bilek, M., Pigram, P., Brack, N. (2006). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic study of the surface chemistry of soda-lime glass in vacuum. Surface and Interface Analysis, 38(4), 648-651. [More Information]

    2005

    • Bilek, M., Verdon, M., Ryves, L., Oats, T., Ha, C., McKenzie, D. (2005). A model for stress generation and stress relief mechanisms applied to as-deposited filtered cathodic vacuum arc amorphous carbon films. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 69-73. [More Information]
    • Houska, J., Bilek, M., Warschkow, O., McKenzie, D., Vicek, J. (2005). Ab initio simulations of nitrogen evolution in quenched CNx and SiBCN amorphous materials. Physical Review B, 72(5), 054204-1-054204-6. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Merchant, A., McCulloch, D., Malloch, H., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2005). Ab initio studies of amorphous carbon films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 212-216. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ryves, L., Oates, T. (2005). Accurate determination of optical and electronic properties of ultra-thin silver films for biosensor applications. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers, 109(1), 146-152. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Russo, S., Barnard, A., Torpy, A. (2005). Characterization of cathodic arc deposited titanium aluminium nitride films prepared using plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 17(17), 2791-2800. [More Information]
    • Burgmann, F., Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Gan, B., Davies, K., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Electrical conductivity as a measure of the continuity of titanium and vanadium thin films. Thin Solid Films, 474(1-2), 341-345. [More Information]
    • Kwok, T., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Enhancement of microarcing at a grounded chamber wall by nonvanishing ion sheath in a radio-frequency capacitive discharged plasma. Applied Physics Letters, 87(18), 181501-1-181501-3. [More Information]
    • Thordarson, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Nosworthy, N., Davies, K., Morrow, R., Gan, B., Dos Remedios, C. (2005). Functional Attachment of Horse Radish Peroxidase to Plasma Treated Surfaces. Smart Materials III, : SPIE Press.
    • Foran, B., Lenzen, M., Dey, C., Bilek, M. (2005). Integrating sustainable chain management with triple bottom line accounting. Ecological Economics, 52(2), 143-157. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Intrinsic stress induced by substrate bias in amorphous hydrogenated silicon thin films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 156-160. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., Ryves, L., Burgmann, F., Abendroth, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., McCulloch, D. (2005). Ion implantation induced phase transformation in carbon and boron nitride thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(8), 1395-1401. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2005). Microarcing instability in RF PECVD plasma system. Surface & Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 379-383. [More Information]
    • Pearce, G., Marks, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Molecular dynamics simulation of the thermal spike in amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 14(3-7), 921-927. [More Information]
    • Zeng, A., Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2005). Ohmic contact to nitrogen doped amorphous carbon films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 198(1), 202-205. [More Information]
    • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Real-time verification of HDR brachytherapy source location: implementation of detector redundancy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50(2), 319-327. [More Information]
    • Powles, R., Kwok, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2005). Simulation of a semitransparent conducting mesh electrode for plasma immersion ion implantation. Physics of Plasmas, 12(9), 093507-1-093507-6. [More Information]
    • Ryves, L., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Burgmann, F., McCulloch, D. (2005). Synthesis and in-situ ellipsometric monitoring of Ti/C nanostructured multilayers using a high-current, dual source pulsed cathodic arc. Thin Solid Films, 482(1-2), 133-137. [More Information]
    • Proschek, M., Yin, Y., Charles, C., Aanesland, A., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Boswell, R. (2005). The effect of phase difference between powered electrodes on RF plasmas. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 14(3), 407-411. [More Information]
    • McCulloch, D., Xiao, X., Peng, J., Ha, P., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Lau, S., Sheeja, D., Tay, B. (2005). The structure and annealing properties of multilayer carbon films. Surface & Coatings Technology, 198(1-3), 217-222. [More Information]

    2004

    • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2004). Apparatus For Exposing Cell Membranes To Rapid Temperature Transients. European Biophysics Journal, 33(2), 117-120. [More Information]
    • Davies, K., Gan, B., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D., Latella, B. (2004). Correlation Between Stress And Hardness In Pulsed Cathodic Arc Deposited Titanium/Vanadium Nitride Alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(17), 7947-7954. [More Information]
    • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Chu, P. (2004). Disturbance Of A Langmuir Probe At The Steady-State Sheath Boundary In A Drifting Plasma. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 32(2), 422-428. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Effect Of Intrinsic Stress On Preferred Orientation In Aln Thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, 95(4), 2130-2134. [More Information]
    • Yin, Y., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Boswell, R., Charles, C. (2004). Micro-Arcing In Radio Frequency Plasmas. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37(20), 2871-2875. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Newton-McGee, K., Ruch, P., Bilek, M., Gan, B. (2004). Modification Of Polymers By Plasma-Based Ion Implantation For Biomedical Applications. Surface & Coatings Technology, 186(38384), 239-244. [More Information]
    • Cornet, C., Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2004). Numerical Simulation Of Metal Plasma-Immersion Ion Implantation And Deposition On A Cone. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(11), 6045-6052. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Percolation threshold in ultrathin titanium films determined by in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry. Physical Review B, 70(19), 195406-1-195406-6. [More Information]
    • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2004). Plasma Transport And Optical Flares In High-Density Plasmas Produced From A Pulsed Cathodic Arc. Surface & Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 10-16. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Oates, T., Ruch, P., Newton-McGee, K., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Nguyen, H., Gan, B., Kwok, T. (2004). Practical Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation For Stress Regulation And Treatment Of Insulators. Contributions to Plasma Physics, 44(38508), 465-471. [More Information]
    • Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2004). Raman Characterisation Of Piii Multilayer Carbon Films. Diamond and Related Materials, 13(4-8), 1422-1426. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Shi, Y., Tompsett, D., Taylor, M., McCulloch, D. (2004). Stress Relief And Texture Formation In Aluminium Nitride By Plasma Immersion Ion Implantation. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16(10), 1751-1760. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Moeller, W. (2004). Use Of Low Energy And High Frequency Pbii During Thin Film Deposition To Achieve Relief Of Intrinsic Stress And Microstructural Changes. Surface & Coatings Technology, 186(1-2), 21-28. [More Information]

    2003

    • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). A high-current pulsed cathodic vacuum arc plasma source. Review of Scientific Instruments, 74(11), 4750-4754. [More Information]
    • Steel, B., Bilek, M., Dos Remedios, C., McKenzie, D. (2003). Apparatus for exposing cell membranes to rapid temperature transients. European Biophysics Journal, 11, 117-120. [More Information]
    • Marks, N., Bennett (nee Bell), J., Pearce, G., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Atomistic simulation of energy and temperature effects in the deposition and implantation of amorphous carbon thin films. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2003-2010. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., Tarrant, R., McKenzie, D., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2003). Control of Stress and Microstructure in Cathodic Arc Deposited Films. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 939-944. [More Information]
    • Kwok, T., Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Determination of the Equilibrium Ion Sheath in the Drifting Plasma by Numerical Simulation. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(5), 1044-1051. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2003). Electric probe measurements of high-voltage sheath collapse in cathodic arc plasmas due to surface charging of insulators. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 31(3), 438-443. [More Information]
    • Nakano, T., Suchowerska, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Ng, K., Kron, T. (2003). High dose-rate brachytherapy source localization: positional resolution using a diamond detector. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 48, 2133-2146. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Minimisation of intrinsic stress in titanium nitride using a cathodic arc with plasma immersion ion implantation. Surface & Coatings Technology, 174-175, 76-80. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Ha, T., Zou, J., McBride, W., Cockayne, D., Fujisawa, N., Swain, M., James, N., et al (2003). Multilayered carbon films for tribological applications. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(2), 178-184. [More Information]
    • Gan, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Swift, P., McCredie, G. (2003). Optimizing the triggering mode for stable operation of a pulsed cathodic arc deposition system. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 12(4), 508-512. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Relation between microstructure and stress in titanium nitride films grown by plasma immersion ion implantation. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(7), 4283-4288. [More Information]
    • Bittar, A., Bosi, S., Mills, D., Richardson, A., Bilek, M., Prince, R., Russell, R. (2003). SIMS analysis of degradation of multilayer selective surfaces at high temperatures in air. 13th AINSE Conference on Nuclear Techniques of Analysis & 8th Cacuum Society of Australia Congress, : National University of Singapore.
    • McKenzie, D., Marks, N., Bilek, M. (2003). Structure of a-C through Simulation. In S Ravi P Silva (Eds.), Properties of Amorphous Carbon, (pp. 37-45). United Kingdom: Inspec the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
    • Kwok, T., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Chu, P. (2003). The importance of bias pulse rise time for determining shallow implanted dose in plasma immersion ion implantation. Applied Physics Letters, 82(12), 1827-1829. [More Information]
    • McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Pearce, G., Marks, N., McCulloch, D., Lim, S. (2003). Voltage dependence of cluster size in carbon films using plasma immersion ion implantation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 206(1), 741-744. [More Information]
    • Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., Marks, N., Cooper, N., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of silicon-carbon alloys. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 15(2), 165-173. [More Information]
    • McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Cooper, N., Fitzhenry, P., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2003). Wannier function analysis of tetrahedral amorphous networks. Diamond and Related Materials, 12(10-11), 2026-2031. [More Information]

    2002

    • Steel, B., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Dos Remedios, C. (2002). A technique for microsecond heating & cooling of a thin (submicron) biological sample. European Biophysics Journal, 31(5), 378-382. [More Information]
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Russo, S., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Characterisation of titanium nitride thin films prepared using PVD and a plasma immersion ion implantation system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 190, 723-727. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Oates, T., Pigott, J., Denniss, P., Vlcek, J. (2002). Deposition of nanoscale multilayered structures using filtered cathodic vacuum arc plasma beams. In Oks, Efim; Brown, Ian (Eds.), Emerging Applications of Vacuum-Arc-Produced Plasma, Ion and Electron Beams, (pp. 173). The Netherlands: Springer.
    • Tarrant, R., Bilek, M., Oates, T., Pigott, J., McKenzie, D. (2002). Influence of gas flow rate and entry point on ion charge, ion counts and ion energy distribution in a filtered cathodic arc. Surface & Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 110-114. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., Bilek, M. (2002). Insulator surface charging and dissipation during plasma immersion ion implantation using a thin conductive surface film. Journal of Applied Physics, 92(6), 2980-2983. [More Information]
    • Oates, T., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2002). Plasma immersion ion implantation using polymeric substrates with a sacrificial conductive surface layer. Surface & Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 332-337. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D., Tarrant, R., Lim, S., McCulloch, D. (2002). Plasma-based ion implantation utilising a cathodic arc plasma. Surface & Coatings Technology, 156(1-3), 136-142. [More Information]
    • Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Predicting the structure of plasma deposited materials. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics: europhysics journal, 52(7 Supplement D), D904-D920.
    • Lim, S., McCulloch, D., Merchant, A., Marks, N., Bilek, M., McKenzie, D. (2002). Wannier function analysis for understanding disordered structures generated using Car-Parrinello molecular dynamics. Molecular Simulation, 28(10-11), 971-979. [More Information]

    2001

    • Kwok, T., Zhang, T., Chu, P., Bilek, M., Vizir, A., Brown, I. (2001). Experimental Investigation of Electron Oscillation inside the Filter of a Vacuum Arc Plasma Source. Applied Physics Letters, 78(4), 422-424.
    • Bilek, M., Anders, A., Brown, I. (2001). Magnetic system for producing uniform coatings using a filtered cathodic arc. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol 10, 606-613.

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