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A connected cytoskeleton network generates axonal tension in embryonic: Drosophila

Fan, A., Joy, M. S. H. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Lab on a chip. 19, 18, p. 3133-3139 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytoskeleton
Drosophila
Axons
Neurons
Stiffness
Electric power measurement
Tensile testing
Stress relaxation
Relaxation time
MEMS

Active transport of vesicles in neurons is modulated by mechanical tension

Ahmed, W. W. & Saif, M. T. A., Mar 27 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, 4481.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transport Vesicles
Active Biological Transport
Neurons
Neurites
Aplysia

Adhesivity of colon cancer cells during in vitro metastasis

Tang, X. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 1 2013, In : International Journal of Applied Mechanics. 5, 3, 1350025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adhesion
Cells
Cell adhesion
Substrates
Fracture mechanics

A finite elastic body with a curved crack loaded in anti-plane shear

Paulino, G. H., Saif, M. T. A. & Mukherjee, S., 1993, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 30, 8, p. 1015-1037 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-plane Shear
elastic bodies
Elastic body
Crack
cracks

A mechanically-induced colon cancer cell population shows increased metastatic potential

Tang, X., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Li, Q., Ali, S., Lezmi, S., Chen, H., Pires-Alves, M., Laegreid, W. W., Saif, T. A. & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S., May 29 2014, In : Molecular Cancer. 13, 1, 131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonic Neoplasms
Population
Neoplasm Metastasis
Anoikis
Tumor Microenvironment
mechanical properties
Analytical models
Mechanical properties
deflection
Bending tests

A millinewton microloading device

Saif, M. T. A. & MacDonald, N. C., Jan 1 1996, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 52, 1-3, p. 65-75 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buckling
Capacitors
Microelectromechanical devices
Vacuum
Thin films

Analytical modeling of electrostatic membrane actuator for micro pumps

Saif, M. T. A., Alaca, B. E. & Sehitoglu, H., Sep 1 1999, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 8, 3, p. 335-345 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragms
Electrostatics
Actuators
Pumps
Membranes

A Novel Cell Traction Force Microscopy to Study Multi-Cellular System

Tang, X., Tofangchi, A., Anand, S. V. & Saif, M. T. A., Jun 2014, In : PLoS Computational Biology. 10, 6, e1003631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

traction (mechanics)
Cellular Systems
Atomic Force Microscopy
Traction
Microscopy

A novel MEMS stage for in-situ thermomechanical testing of single crystal silicon microbeams under bending

Elhebeary, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 2018, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 23, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
MEMS
Single crystals
Testing
Bending tests

A novel method for in situ uniaxial tests at the micro/nano scalepart I: Theory

Kang, W. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 19, 6, p. 1309-1321 13 p., 5597908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testing
MEMS
Electron microscopes
Scanning

A novel method for in situ uniaxial tests at the micro/nanoscalepart II: Experiment

Kang, W., Han, J. H. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 19, 6, p. 1322-1330 9 p., 5597909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MEMS
Electron microscopes
Elastic moduli
Experiments
Single crystals

A novel method for localizing reporter fluorescent beads near the cell culture surface for traction force microscopy

Knoll, S. G., Yakut Ali, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 16 2014, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 91, e51873.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic Force Microscopy
Traction
Cell culture
Microscopic examination
Gels
Nanostructured materials
MEMS
Testing
Silicon
Temperature sensors

A novel technique for in situ uniaxial tests of self-assembled soft biomaterials

Elhebeary, M., Emon, M. A. B., Aydin, O. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Lab on a chip. 19, 7, p. 1153-1161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Tissue
Collagen
Electric Stimulation

A novel technique for micro-patterning proteins and cells on polyacrylamide gels

Tang, X., Yakut Ali, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Jul 21 2012, In : Soft Matter. 8, 27, p. 7197-7206 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gels
gels
proteins
Glass
cells

A review of MEMS-based miroscale and nanoscale tensile and bending testing

Haque, M. A. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 2003, In : Experimental Mechanics. 43, 3, p. 248-255 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MEMS
Mechanical testing
Testing
Materials testing
Polycrystals

A self-propelled biohybrid swimmer at low Reynolds number

Williams, B. J., Anand, S. V., Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 17 2014, In : Nature communications. 5, 3081.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flagella
low Reynolds number
Cardiac Myocytes
filaments
Reynolds number

A simple microfluidic platform for the partial treatment of insuspendable tissue samples with orientation control

Fan, A., Tofangchi, A., De Venecia, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Mar 7 2018, In : Lab on a chip. 18, 5, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfluidics
Axons
Lab-On-A-Chip Devices
Tissue
Microchannels
stress distribution
Crack propagation
cracks
Cracks
Materials properties

A traction force threshold signifies metastatic phenotypic change in multicellular epithelia

Zhang, Y., Shi, X., Zhao, T., Huang, C., Wei, Q., Tang, X., Santy, L. C., Saif, M. T. A. & Zhang, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Soft Matter. 15, 36, p. 7203-7210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

epithelium
traction
Stiffness
Phase diagrams
thresholds

Attenuation of Cell Mechanosensitivity in Colon Cancer Cells during In Vitro Metastasis

Tang, X., Wen, Q., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S., Janmey, P. A. & Saif, T. A., Nov 30 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 11, e50443.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colorectal neoplasms
metastasis
Colonic Neoplasms
Cells
Neoplasm Metastasis

Bauschinger effect in unpassivated freestanding nanoscale metal films

Rajagopalan, J., Han, J. H. & Saif, M. T. A., Oct 1 2008, In : Scripta Materialia. 59, 7, p. 734-737 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauschinger effect
Unloading
metal films
Metals
unloading

Bending response of a 100nm thick free standing aluminum cantilever beam

Saif, M. T. A., Saif, A. & Haque, A., 2000, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 594, p. 207-211 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cantilever beams
Cantilever beams
Aluminum
aluminum
MEMS

Biaxial testing of nanoscale films on compliant substrates: Fatigue and fracture

Erdem Alaca, B., Selby, J. C., Saif, M. T. A. & Sehitoglu, H., Aug 1 2002, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 73, 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue of materials
Testing
Substrates

Calcium signaling in live cells on elastic gels under mechanical vibration at subcellular levels

Nishitani, W. S., Saif, M. T. A. & Wang, Y., Nov 2 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 10, e26181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Signaling
Vibration
vibration
Gels
gels

Cancer Cells Invade Confined Microchannels via a Self-Directed Mesenchymal-to-Amoeboid Transition

Holle, A. W., Govindan Kutty Devi, N., Clar, K., Fan, A., Saif, T., Kemkemer, R. & Spatz, J. P., Apr 10 2019, In : Nano letters. 19, 4, p. 2280-2290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microchannels
Microchannels
cancer
Cells
matrices

Cardiac muscle organization revealed in 3-D by imaging whole-mount mouse hearts using twophoton fluorescence and confocal microscopy

Sivaguru, M., Fried, G. A., Sivaguru, B. S., Sivaguru, V. A., Lu, X., Choi, K. H., Saif, M. T. A., Lin, B. & Sadayappan, S., Nov 2015, In : BioTechniques. 59, 5, p. 295-308 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Three-Dimensional Imaging
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy
Fluorescence Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy

Cardiac myocytes' dynamic contractile behavior differs depending on heart segment

De Souza, E. J., Ahmed, W., Chan, V., Bashir, R. & Saif, T., Feb 1 2013, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 110, 2, p. 628-636 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Myocytes
Muscle Cells
Video Microscopy
Microscopic examination

Cell culture on microfabricated one-dimensional polymeric structures for bio-actuator and bio-bot applications

Anand, S. V., Yakut Ali, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Apr 21 2015, In : Lab on a chip. 15, 8, p. 1879-1888 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell culture
Actuators
Cell Culture Techniques
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Substrates

Contractile dynamics change before morphological cues during florescence illumination

Knoll, S. G., Ahmed, W. W. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 22 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 18513.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lighting
Cues
Fiducial Markers
Light
Hydrogels

Correlating deformation mechanisms with mechanical properties in freestanding thin metallic films

Haque, M. A., Saif, M. T. A., Robach, J. S. & Robertson, I. M., 2003, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 9, SUPPL. 2, p. 898-899 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metallic films
mechanical properties
Thin films
Mechanical properties

Correlating dislocation behavior with macroscopic mechanical properties directly in the TEM through use of a novel tensile test device

Hattar, K., Han, J. J., Saif, T., Robertson, I. M., Follstaedt, D. M. & Hearne, S. J., Aug 1 2006, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 12, SUPPL. 2, p. 932-933 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensile tests
mechanical properties
Transmission electron microscopy
Mechanical properties
transmission electron microscopy

Coupled circumferential and axial tension driven by actin and myosin influences in vivo axon diameter

Fan, A., Tofangchi, A., Kandel, M., Popescu, G. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 14188.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosins
Microtubules
Axons
Actins
Interference Microscopy

Cytotoxicity and in Vitro Degradation Kinetics of Foundry-Compatible Semiconductor Nanomembranes and Electronic Microcomponents

Chang, J. K., Emon, M. A. B., Li, C. S., Yang, Q., Chang, H. P., Yang, Z., Wu, C. I., Saif, M. T. A. & Rogers, J. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Nano.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foundries
Microsystems
Foundries
Cytotoxicity
Semiconductor materials
Elastic Modulus
Metals
Electrons
Aluminum
Gold

Design, Simulation, and Testing of a Novel Bending Stage for Mechanical Characterization of Materials

Elhebeary, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Experimental Mechanics. 57, 1, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastic moduli
Bending tests
Testing
Numerical models
Analytical models

Development and application of a MEMS-based in Situ TEM straining device for ultra-fine grained metallic systems

Hattar, K., Han, J., Saif, M. T. A. & Robertson, I. M., Sep 24 2004, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 10, SUPPL. 2, p. 50-51 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Transmission electron microscopy
transmission electron microscopy

Development of miniaturized walking biological machines

Chan, V., Park, K., Collens, M. B., Kong, H., Saif, T. A. & Bashir, R., Dec 14 2012, In : Scientific reports. 2, 857.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotion
Cardiac Myocytes
Walking
Leg
Hydrogels

Drosophila neurons actively regulate axonal tension in vivo

Jagannathan Rajagopalan, R., Alireza Tofangchi, T. & Saif, M. T. A., Nov 17 2010, In : Biophysical journal. 99, 10, p. 3208-3215 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drosophila
Neurons
Neuromuscular Junction
Motor Neurons
Neurites

Dry stiction of micro structures - Theory and experiment

Meinhart, M., Miller, N. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2006, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 462, 2066, p. 567-585 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stiction
Stiction
Microstructure
venting
microstructure

Effect of annealing on the conductivity of electroless deposited Ni nanowires and films

Mani, S., Saif, M. T. A. & Han, J. H., Mar 1 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. 5, 2, p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanowires
Wire
Annealing
Nickel
Electron-phonon interactions

Effect of microstructural heterogeneity on the mechanical behavior of nanocrystalline metal films

Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Nov 28 2011, In : Journal of Materials Research. 26, 22, p. 2826-2832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metal films
Metals
Bauschinger effect
microstructure
Aluminum

Effect of native Al2O3 on the elastic response of nanoscale Al films

Saif, M. T. A., Zhang, S., Haque, A. & Hsia, K. J., Jun 28 2002, In : Acta Materialia. 50, 11, p. 2779-2786 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxides
Elastic moduli
Thin films
Aluminum Oxide
Thick films

Emergent dynamics of cardiomyocyte clusters on deformable polymeric substrates

Anand, S. V. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 1 2016, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 8, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substrates
Polymer films
Feedback
Thin films
Direction compound

Fabrication of freestanding 1-D PDMS microstructures using capillary micromolding

Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Jun 25 2013, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 22, 5, p. 992-994 3 p., 6541951.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polydimethylsiloxane
Fabrication
Microstructure
Cytology
Capillary flow

Fatigue analysis of cracked anisotropic plates subject to stochastic loads

Grigoriu, M. & Saif, M. T. A., 1990, In : Computers and Structures. 37, 2, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue
Crack
Fatigue of materials
Cracks
Trajectories

Force response and actin remodeling (agglomeration) in fibroblasts due to lateral indentation

Yang, S. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 3, 1, p. 77-87 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibroblasts
Indentation
Actins
Agglomeration
Fibers
Adhesion
Cells
Sensors
Substrates
Endothelial cells