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Khan, A., M. Rana, G. Huang, N. Mei, S. Zhang, E. Rahman, Z. Leonenko, S. Islam, D. Ban, R. Saritas, et al., "Maximizing piezoelectricity by self-assembled highly porous perovskite–polymer composite films to enable the internet of things", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 2020, issue 8, pp. 13619-13629, 01/2020.
Mei, N., M. Robinson, J. Davis, and Z. Leonenko, "Melatonin alters fluid phase co-existence in POPC/DPPC/cholesterol membranes", Biophysical Journal, 10/2020.
Drolle, E., W. Ngo, Z. Leonenko, L. Subbaraman, and L. Jones, "Nanoscale Characteristics of Ocular Lipid Thin Films Using Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy", Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 9, issue 41, 06/2020.
Rana, M., A. Khan, G. Huang, N. Mei, S. Zhang, E. Abdel-Rahman, Z. Leonenko, S. Islam, D. Ban, R. Saritas, et al., "Porosity Modulated High-Performance Piezoelectric Nanogenerator Based on Organic/Inorganic Nanomaterials for Self-Powered Structural Health Monitoring", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, vol. 12, issue 42, pp. 47503–47512, 09/2020.
Robinson, M., S. Turnbull, B. Lee, and Z. Leonenko, "The effects of melatonin, serotonin, tryptophan and NAS on the biophysical properties of DPPC monolayers", BBA - Biomembranes, vol. 1862, issue 9, pp. 183363, 09/2020.


Bolmatov, D., W. McClintic, G. Taylor, C. Stanley, C. Do, C. Collier, Z. Leonenko, M. Lavrentovich, and J. Katsaras, "Deciphering Melatonin-Stabilized Phase Separation in Phospholipid Bilayers", Langmuir, vol. 35, issue 37, pp. 12236–12245, 08/2019.
Sadeghianlemraski, M., B. Lee, T. Davidson-Hall, Z. Leonenko, and H. Aziz, "Enhanced photo-stability of inverted organic solar cells via using polyethylenimine in the electron extraction layers", Organic Electronics, vol. 73, pp. 26-35, 10/2019.


Liu, H., G. T. Saffi, M. S. Vasefi, Y. Choi, J. S. Kruk, N. Ahmed, N. Gondora, J. Mielke, Z. Leonenko, and M. A. Beazely, "Amyloid-β Inhibits PDGFβ Receptor Activation and Prevents PDGF-BB-Induced Neuroprotection", Current Alzheimer Research, vol. 15, issue 7, pp. 618-627, 06/2018.
Lee, B. Y., S. J. Attwood, S. Turnbull, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Varying Concentrations of Docosahexaenoic Acid on Amyloid Beta (1–42) Aggregation: An Atomic Force Microscopy Study", Molecules, vol. 23, issue 12, 11/2018. PDF icon Download (3.76 MB)
Si, P., J. Trinidad, B. Y. Lee, A. Chen, J. Persic, R. Lyn, Z. Leonenko, and B. Zhao, "PEDOT:PSS nano-gels for highly electrically conductive silver/epoxy composite adhesives", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, vol. 29, issue 3, pp. 1837-1846, 02/2018.


Drolle, E., A. Negoda, K. Hammond, E. Pavlov, and Z. Leonenko, "Changes in lipid membranes may trigger amyloid toxicity in Alzheimer's disease", PLoS ONE, vol. 12, issue 8, pp. e0182194, 08/2017. PDF icon Download (22.38 MB)
Drolle, E., W. Bennett, K. Hammond, E. Lyman, M. Karttunen, and Z. Leonenko, "Molecular dynamics simulations and Kelvin probe force microscopy to study of cholesterol-induced electrostatic nanodomains in complex lipid mixtures", Soft Matter, vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 355-362, 01/2017. PDF icon Download (3.04 MB)
Mehrazma, B., M. Robinson, S. Opare, A. Petoyan, J. Lou, F. Hane, A. Rauk, and Z. Leonenko, "Pseudo-peptide amyloid-β blocking inhibitors: Molecular dynamics and single molecule force spectroscopy study", Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics, 2017.
Hane, F., B. Y. Lee, and Z. Leonenko, "Recent Progress in Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Part 1: Pathology", Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 57, issue 1, pp. 1-28, 03/2017.
Hane, F., M. Robinson, B. Y. Lee, O. Bai, Z. Leonenko, and M. Albert, "Recent Progress in Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Part 3: Diagnosis and Treatment", Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 57, issue 3, pp. 645-665, 04/2017. PDF icon Download (1008.71 KB)


Ollagnier, A., E. Finot, E. Drolle, and Z. Leonenko, "Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging to Study the Molecular Mechanism of Alzheimer's Disease", ALLSENSORS 2016: The First International Conference on Advances in Sensors, Actuators, Metering and Sensing, 1, vol. 1, Venice, Italy, Curran Associates, Inc., 04/2016. PDF icon Download (877.34 KB)
Hane, F. T., R. Hayes, B. Y. Lee, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Copper and Zinc on the Single Molecule Self-Affinity of Alzheimer's Amyloid-β Peptides", PLoS ONE, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. e0147488, 01/2016. PDF icon Download (949.4 KB)
Cordova, G., B. Y. Lee, and Z. Leonenko, "Magnetic Force Microscopy for Nanoparticle Characterization", NanoWorld Journal, vol. 2, issue 1, pp. 10-14, 04/2016. PDF icon Download (1002.96 KB)
Liu, G., S. Zhao, R. D. E. Henderson, Z. Leonenko, E. Abdel-Rahman, Z. Mi, and D. Ban, "Nanogenerators Based on Vertically Aligned InN Nanowires", Nanoscale, vol. 8, issue 4, pp. 2097-2106, 01/2016. PDF icon Download (3.86 MB)


Hagedorn, S., E. Drolle, H. Lorentz, S. Srinivasan, Z. Leonenko, and L. Jones, "Atomic Force Microscopy and Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayer Technique to Assess Contact Lens Deposits and Human Meiban Extracts", Journal of Optometry, vol. 8, issue 3, pp. 187-199, 07/2015. PDF icon Download (2.44 MB)
Robinson, M., B. Y. Lee, and Z. Leonenko, "Drugs and Drug Delivery Systems Targeting Amyloid-β in Alzheimers Disease", AIMS Molecular Science, vol. 2, issue 3, pp. 332-358, 07/2015. PDF icon Download (965.38 KB)


Hane, F., E. Drolle, and Z. Leonenko, "Amyloid β (1-40) Restores Adhesion Properties of Pulmonary Surfactant, Counteracting the Effect of Cholesterol", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 6, issue 29, pp. 15430-15436, 06/2014. PDF icon Download (2 MB)
Drolle, E., F. Hane, B. YLee, and Z. Leonenko, "Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Molecular Mechanisms of Amyloid Fibril Formation and Toxicity in Alzheimer's Disease", Drug Metabolism Reviews, vol. 46, issue 2, pp. 207-223, 02/2014. PDF icon Download (4.68 MB)
Cheung, S., H. Lorentz, E. Drolle, Z. Leonenko, and L. W. Jones, "Comparative Study of Lens Solutions Ability to Remove Tear Constituents", Optometry & Vision Science, vol. 91, issue 9, pp. 1045-1061, 09/2014. PDF icon Download (3.37 MB)
Hane, F., S. J. Attwood, and Z. Leonenko, "Comparison of Three Competing Dynamic Force Spectroscopy Models to Study Binding Forces of Amyloid-β 1-42", Soft Matter, vol. 10, issue 12, pp. 1924-1930, 01/2014. PDF icon Download (716.49 KB)
Hane, F., and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Metals on Kinetic Pathways of Amyloid-β Aggregation", Biomolecules, vol. 4, issue 1, pp. 101-116, 01/2014. PDF icon Download (510.11 KB)
Cordova, G., S. Attwood, R. Gaikwad, F. Gu, and Z. Leonenko, "Magnetic Force Microscopy Characterization of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs)", Nano Biomedicine and Engineering, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 31-39, 03/2014. PDF icon Download (4.89 MB)
Choi, Y., S. J. Attwood, M. I. Hoopes, E. Drolle, M. Karttunen, and Z. Leonenko, "Melatonin Directly Interacts with Cholesterol and Alleviates Cholesterol Effects in Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine Monolayers", Soft Matter, vol. 10, pp. 206-213, 01/2014. PDF icon Download (742.97 KB)
Hane, F., B. Y. Lee, A. Petoyan, A. Rauk, and Z. Leonenko, "Testing Synthetic Amyloid-β Aggregation Inhibitor Using Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 54, pp. 492-498, 04/2014. PDF icon Download (3.02 MB)


Finot, E., L. Markey, F. Hane, M. Amrein, and Z. Leonenko, "Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Applied to the Analysis of Lipid-Protein Thin Films", Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 104, pp. 289-293, 04/2013. PDF icon Download (602.01 KB)
Hane, F., G. Tran, S. J. Attwood, and Z. Leonenko, "Cu2+ Affects Amyloid-β (1-42) Aggregation by Increasing Peptide-Peptide Binding Forces", PLoS ONE, vol. 8, issue 3, pp. e59005, 03/2013. PDF icon Download (549.52 KB)
Drolle, E., N. Kucerka, M. Hoopes, Y. Choi, J. Katsaras, M. Karttunen, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Melatonin and Cholesterol on the Structure of DOPC and DPPC Membranes", Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, vol. 1828, issue 9, pp. 2247-2254, 09/2013. PDF icon Download (1.9 MB)
Attwood, S. J., Y. Choi, and Z. Leonenko, "Preparation of DOPC and DPPC Supported Planar Lipid Bilayers for Atomic Force Microscopy and Atomic Force Spectroscopy", International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 14, issue 2, pp. 3514-3539, 02/2013. PDF icon Download (4.24 MB)
Dindia, L., E. Faught, Z. Leonenko, R. Thomas, and M. M. Vijayan, "Rapid Cortisol Signaling in Response to Acute Stress Involves Changes in Plasma Membrane Order in Rainbow Trout Liver", American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 304, issue 11, pp. E1157-E1166, 06/2013. PDF icon Download (1.02 MB)
Zhang, W., F. K. Yang, Y. Han, R. Gaikwad, Z. Leonenko, and B. Zhao, "Surface and Tribological Behaviors of the Bioinspired Polydopamine Thin Films under Dry and Wet Conditions", Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, issue 2, pp. 394-405, 01/2013. PDF icon Download (2.6 MB)


Drolle, E., R. M. Gaikwad, and Z. Leonenko, "Nanoscale Electrostatic Domains in Cholesterol-Laden Lipid Membranes Create a Target for Amyloid Binding", Biophysical Journal, vol. 103, issue 4, pp. L27-L29, 08/2012. PDF icon Download (1.25 MB)
Dindia, L., J. Murray, E. Faught, T. L. Davis, Z. Leonenko, and M. M. Vijayan, "Novel Nongenomic Signaling by Glucocorticoid May Involve Changes to Liver Membrane Order in Rainbow Trout", PLoS ONE, vol. 7, issue 10, pp. e46859, 10/2012. PDF icon Download (611.74 KB)
Wesolowski, M., B. Moores, Z. Leonenko, R. Karimi, J. Sanderson, and W. Duley, "Synthesis of Polymer-like Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon by fs-pulsed Laser Induced Plasma Processing of Solid Hexane", Plasma Processes and Polymers, vol. 9, issue 7, pp. 701-708, 07/2012. PDF icon Download (443.58 KB)
Leonenko, Z., M. Beazely, and M. Campbell, "The Exquisite Details of Dementia", International Innovation, vol. 16, pp. 57-59, 06/2012. PDF icon Download (492.7 KB)


Moores, B., J. Simons, S. Xu, and Z. Leonenko, "AFM-Assisted Fabrication of Thiol SAM Pattern with Alternating Quantified Surface Potential", Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 6, pp. 185-189, 03/2011. PDF icon Download (351.68 KB)
Hane, F., E. Drolle, R. Gaikwad, E. Faught, and Z. Leonenko, "Amyloid-β Aggregation on Model Lipid Membranes: An Atomic Force Microscopy Study", Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 26, issue 3, pp. 485-494, 04/2011. PDF icon Download (1004.41 KB)
Moores, B., E. Drolle, S. Attwood, J. Simons, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Surfaces on Amyloid Fibril Formation", PLoS ONE, vol. 6, issue 10, 10/2011. PDF icon Download (644.67 KB)
Wesolowski, M., S. Kuzmin, B. Moores, B. Wales, R. Karimi, A. Zaidi, Z. Leonenko, J. Sanderson, and W. Duley, "Polyyne Synthesis and Amorphous Carbon Nano-Particle Formation by Femtosecond Irradiation of Benzene", Carbon, vol. 49, issue 2, pp. 625-630, 02/2011.


Chikhirzhina, E., A. Polyanichko, Z. Leonenko, H. Wieser, and V. Vorob'ev, "C-Terminal Domain of Nonhistone Protein HMGB1 as a Modulator of HMGB1-DNA Structural Interactions", Journal of Spectroscopy, vol. 24, issue 3-4, pp. 361-366, 04/2010.
Hane, F., E. Drolle, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Cholesterol and Amyloid-β Peptide on Structure and Function of Mixed-Lipid Films and Pulmonary Surfactant BLES: An Atomic Force Microscopy Study", Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 6, issue 6, pp. 808-814, 12/2010. PDF icon Download (851.07 KB)
Finot, E., Y. Leonenko, B. Moores, L. Eng, M. Amrein, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of Cholesterol on Electrostatics in Lipid-Protein Films of a Pulmonary Surfactant", Langmuir, vol. 26, issue 3, pp. 1929-1935, 02/2010. PDF icon Download (2.05 MB)
Moores, B., F. Hane, L. Eng, and Z. Leonenko, "Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy in Application to Biomolecular Films: Frequency Modulation, Amplitude Modulation, and Lift Mode", Ultramicroscopy, vol. 110, issue 6, pp. 708-711, 05/2010. PDF icon Download (563.71 KB)


Hane, F., B. Moores, M. Amrein, and Z. Leonenko, "Effect of SP-C on Surface Potential Distribution in Pulmonary Surfactant: Atomic Force Microscopy and Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy Study", Ultramicroscopy, vol. 109, issue 8, pp. 968-973, 07/2009. PDF icon Download (708.2 KB)
Leonenko, Z., and M. Amrein, "The Electrical Surface Potential of Pulmonary Surfactant", Frontiers in Bioscience, vol. 14, pp. 4337-4347, 01/2009. PDF icon Download (614.97 KB)


Leonenko, Z., D. Cramb, M. Amrein, and E. Finot, "Atomic Force Microscopy: Interaction Forces Measured in Phospholipid Monolayers, Bilayers and Cell Membranes", Applied Scanning Probe Methods IX, vol. 9, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008. PDF icon Download (491.68 KB)
Sherley, J., M. Amrein, and Z. Leonenko, "Nanoscale Structure of Supported Films of Pulmonary Surfactant BLES in Relation to Concentration of Spread Solution: Fluorescence and Atomic Force Microscopy Study", Biomedical Nanotechnology Journal, vol. 4, issue 2, pp. 210-216, 04/2008.


Leonenko, Z., E. Finot, and M. Amrein, "Adhesive Interaction Measured Between AFM Probe and Lung Epithelial Type II Cells", Ultramicroscopy, vol. 107, issue 10-11, pp. 948-953, 10/2007. PDF icon Download (463.94 KB)
Leonenko, Z., S. Gill, S. Baoukina, L. Monticelli, J. Doehner, L. Gunasekara, F. Felderer, M. Rodenstein, L. Eng, and M. Amrein, "An Elevated Level of Cholesterol Impairs Self-Assembly of Pulmonary Surfactant into a Functional Film", Biophysical Journal, vol. 93, issue 2, pp. 674-683, 07/2007. PDF icon Download (1.33 MB)
Leonenko, Z., E. Finot, and D. Cramb, "Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Interacting Forces in Phospholipid Bilayers Containing General Anesthetics", Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 400, pp. 601-609, 08/2007. PDF icon Download (215.14 KB)
Matveeva, E., I. Gryczynski, A. Barnett, Z. Leonenko, J. Lakowicz, and Z. Gryczynski, "Metal Particle-Enhanced Fluorescent Immunoassays on Metal Mirrors", Analytical Biochemistry, vol. 363, issue 2, pp. 239-245, 04/2007. PDF icon Download (510.99 KB)


Leonenko, Z., E. Finot, and D. Cramb, "AFM Study of Interaction Forces in Supported Planar DPPC Bilayers in the Presence of General Anesthetic Halothane", Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Biomembranes, vol. 1758, issue 4, pp. 487-492, 04/2006.
Leonenko, Z., E. Finot, V. Vassiliev, and M. Amrein, "Effect of Cholesterol on the Physical Properties of Pulmonary Surfactant Films: Atomic Force Measurements Study", Ultramicroscopy, vol. 106, issue 8-9, pp. 687-694, 04/2006. PDF icon Download (442.2 KB)
Leonenko, Z., M. Rodenstein, J. Dohner, L. Eng, and M. Amrein, "Electrical Surface Potential of Pulmonary Surfactant", Langmuir, vol. 22, issue 24, pp. 10135-10139, 09/2006. PDF icon Download (439.18 KB)
Shamrakov, L., Z. Leonenko, E. Finot, and D. Cramb, "Interaction Forces of a Supported DOPC Bilayer in the Presnece of the General Anaesthetic Halothane: An Atomic Force Microscopy Study", Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 59, pp. 386-389, 07/2006.


Leonenko, Z., and D. Cramb, "Phase Transitions in Model Membranes and Membrane-DNA Complexes Using Temperature-Controlled AFM", Scanning Probe Microscopy: Characterization, Nanofabrication and Device Application of Functional Materials, vol. 186, Algarve, Portugal, NATO Science Series II, pp. 475, 2005.
Aslan, K., Z. Leonenko, J. Lakowicz, and C. Geddes, "Annealed Silver-Island Films for Applications in Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence: Interpretation in Terms of Radiating Plasmons", Journal of Fluorescence, vol. 15, issue 5, pp. 643-654, 09/2005. PDF icon Download (605.95 KB)
Aslan, K., Z. Leonenko, J. Lakowicz, and C. Geddes, "Fast and Slow Deposition of Silver Nanorods on Planar Surfaces: Application to Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 109, issue 8, pp. 3157-3162, 01/2005. PDF icon Download (302.52 KB)
Lukomska, J., J. Malicka, I. Gryczynski, Z. Leonenko, and J. Lakowicz, "Fluorescence Enhancement of Fluorophores Tethered to Different Sized Silver Colloids Deposited on Glass Substrate", Biopolymers, vol. 77, issue 1, pp. 31-37, 01/2005. PDF icon Download (237.39 KB)
Zhang, J., E. Matveeva, I. Gryczynski, Z. Leonenko, and J. Lakowicz, "Metal-Enhanced Fluoroimmunoassay on a Silver Film by Vapor Deposition", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 109, pp. 7969-7975, 12/2004, 2005. PDF icon Download (354.82 KB)
Gunasekara, L., S. Schurch, W. Schoel, K. Nag, Z. Leonenko, M. Haufs, and M. Amrein, "Pulmonary Surfactant Function is Abolished by an Elevated Proportion of Cholesterol", Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, vol. 1737, issue 1, pp. 27-35, 09/2005. PDF icon Download (504.89 KB)
Polyanichko, A., E. Chikhirzhina, Z. Leonenko, H. Wieser, and V. Vorobev, "Supramolecular Order in the Complexes of DNA with HMGB-Domain Proteins", Tsitilogiia, vol. 47, issue 9, pp. 826-827, 03/2005.


Leonenko, Z., E. Finot, H. Ma, T. Dahmns, and D. Cramb, "Investigation of Temperature Induced Phase Transitions in DOPC and DPPC Phospholipid Bilayers Using Temperature-Controlled Scanning Force Microscopy", Biophysical Journal, vol. 86, issue 6, pp. 3783-3793, 03/2004. PDF icon Download (676.32 KB)
Leonenko, Z., D. Merkle, L. Shamrakov, S. Lees-Miller, and D. Cramb, "Structure of the Immobilized DNA-Protein Complexes Using Mac Mode AFM in Liquid", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 20, pp. 918-924, 01/2004.
Leonenko, Z., and D. Cramb, "Thinned Bilayer Domain Formation Caused by Incorporation of Volatile Anesthetics into Supported Phospholipid Bilayers", Canadian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 82, pp. 1-11, 05/2004.


Leonenko, Z., D. Cramb, D. Merkle, and S. Lees-Miller, "Atomic Force Microscopy at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology", Recent Research Developments in Physical Chemistry, vol. 6, pp. 75-89, 05/2002.
Leonenko, Z., and D. Cramb, "Effects of DNA Adsorption on the Phase Cycling of a Supported Mixed Phospholipid Bilayer", Nano Letters, vol. 2, issue 4, pp. 305-309, 02/2002. PDF icon Download (600.39 KB)
Leonenko, Z., D. Merkle, S. Lees-Miller, and D. Cramb, "Lipid Phase Dependence of DNA-Cationic Phospholipid Bilayer Interactions Examined Using Atomic Force Microscopy", Langmuir, vol. 18, issue 12, pp. 4873-4884, 04/2002. PDF icon Download (1.64 MB)
Merkle, D., P. Douglas, G. Moorhead, Z. Leonenko, Y. Yu, D. Cramb, D. Bazett-Jones, and S. Lees-Miller, "The DNA-Dependent Protein Kinase Interacts with DNA To Form a Protein−DNA Complex That Is Disrupted by Phosphorylation", Biochemistry, vol. 41, issue 42, pp. 12706-12714, 09/2002. PDF icon Download (321.52 KB)
Andrushchenko, V., Z. Leonenko, D. Cramb, H. van de Sande, and H. Wieser, "Vibrational CD (VCD) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Study of DNA Interaction with Cr3+ Ions: VCD and AFM Evidence of DNA Condensation", Biopolymers, vol. 61, issue 4, pp. 243-260, 05/2002. PDF icon Download (2.82 MB)


Leonenko, Z., A. Carnini, and D. Cramb, "Supported Planar Bilayer Formation by Vesicle Fusion: The Interaction of Phospholipid Vesicles with Surfaces and the Effect of Gramicidin on Bilayer Properties Using Atomic Force Microscopy", Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Biomembranes, vol. 1509, issue 1-2, pp. 131-147, 07/2000. PDF icon Download (2.73 MB)

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