Y. Assaf, A.-M. Kietzig, Optical and Chemical Effects Governing Femtosecond Laser-Induced Structure Formation on Polymer Surfaces, Materials Today Communications, in review.


A. Karthikeyan, R. S. Stein, T. van der Ven, S. Coulombe, A.-M. Kietzig, Interaction of oxygen functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids with copper, Carbon, in review.


M. Wood, F. Aristizabal, M. Coady, K. Nielsen, P. Ragogna, A.-M. Kietzig, The precise and accurate production of millimetric water droplets using a superhydrophobic generating apparatus, Physics of Fluids, revised manuscript submitted.


M. Coady, M. Wood, G. Wallace, K. Nielsen, A.-M. Kietzig, P. Ragogna, Icephobic behavior of UV-cured polymer networks incorporated into slippery lubricant-infused porous surfaces: Improving SLIPS durability, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b14433, 2017.


Y. Assaf, G. Forstmann, A.-M. Kietzig, Incorporation of titanium nanoparticles into femtosecond Laser micromachined PET by ambient pressure femtosecond PLD, Applied Surface Science, doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.12.118, 2017.


KM T. Ahmmed, J. Montagut, A.-M. Kietzig, Drag on superhydrophobic shark skin inspired surface in a closed channel turbulent flow, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 95 (10) 1934–1942, 2017.


A. Karthikeyan, S. Coulombe, A.-M. Kietzig, Wetting behavior of multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids, Nanotechnology, 28 (10) 105706, 2017.


A. Karthikeyan, S. Coulombe, A.-M. Kietzig, Effect of particle loading and stability on the wetting behavior of nanofluids in Advances in Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Volume 3, Chapter 8, K.L. Mittal (Ed.), Wiley-Scrivener, Beverly, MA, 2018.


A. Karthikeyan, S. Coulombe, A.-M. Kietzig, Wetting behavior of multi-walled carbon nanotube nanofluids, Nanotechnology, doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa5a5f.


S.Biswas, A. Karthikeyan, A.-M. Kietzig, Effect of repetition rate on femtosecond laser-induced homogenous microstructures, Materials, special issue: Ultrafast Laser-Based Manufacturing, 9(12), 1023-1038 (2016).


KM T. Ahmmed, C. Patience, A.-M. Kietzig, Internal and external flow over laser-textured superhydrophobic PTFE, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8 (40), 27411–27419 (2016).


KM T. Ahmmed, A.-M. Kietzig, Drag reduction on laser-patterned hierarchical superhydropho-bic surfaces, Soft Matter, 12, 4912–4922, 2016.


O. Raimbault, K. Anselme, C. Mauclair, T. Bourgade, A.-M. Kietzig, P.-L. Girard-Lauriault, S. Valette, C. Donnet, S. Benayoun, The effects of femtosecond laser-textured Ti-6Al-4V on wettability and cell response, Materials Science and Engineering C 69, 311-320, 2016.


E. Ling, V. Uong, J.-S. Renault-Crispo, A.-M. Kietzig, P. Servio, Reducing Ice Adhesion on Nonsmooth Metallic Surfaces: Wettability and Topography Effects, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 8789−8800, 2016.


E. Ling, P. Servio, A.-M. Kietzig, Fractal and lacunarity analyses: quantitative characterization of hierarchical surface topographies, Microscopy and Microanalysis, doi:10.1017/S1431927615015561, 2016.


C. Quesnel, R. Cao, J. Lehr, A.-M. Kietzig, A. Weber, J. Gostick, Dynamic percolation and droplet growth behavior in porous electrodes for polymer electrolyte fuel cells, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119 (40), 22934-22944, 2015.


D.G.K. Aboud, A.-M. Kietzig, Splashing Threshold of Oblique Droplet Impacts on Surfaces of Various Wettability, Langmuir, 31 (36), 10100, 2015.


E.J.Y. Ling, J. Said, N. Brodusch, R. Gauvin, P. Servio, A.-M. Kietzig, Investigating and understanding the effects of multiple femtosecond laser scans on the surface topography of stainless steel 304 and titanium, Applied Surface Science, 353, 512, 2015.


J. Lehr, A.-M. Kietzig, Dependence of capillary forces on relative humidity and the surface properties of femtosecond laser micromachined titanium, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 448, 356, 2015.


A. Sarkar, A.-M. Kietzig, Design of a robust superhydrophobic surface: thermodynamic and kinetic analysis, Soft Matter, 11, 1998, 2015.


KM T. Ahmmed, C. Grambow, A.-M. Kietzig, Fabrication of Micro/Nano Structures on Metals by Femtosecond Laser Micromachining, Micromachines, 5(4), 1219, 2014.


KM T. Ahmmed, E. Ling, P. Servio, A.-M. Kietzig, Introducing a new optimization tool for femtosecond laser-induced surface texturing on titanium, stainless steel, aluminum and copper, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 66, 258, 2014.


J. Lehr, L. Matus, F. de Marchi, J. MacLeod, F. Rosei, A.-M. Kietzig, The influence of the gas environment on morphology and chemical composition of surfaces micro-machined with a femtosecond laser, Applied Surface Science, 320, 455, 2014.


F. Liang, J. Lehr, L. Danielczak, R. Leask, A.-M. Kietzig, Robust non-wetting PTFE surfaces by femtosecond laser machining, International Journal of Molecular Science, Special Issue Biomimetic and Functional Materials, 15(8), 13681, 2014.


S. Paolasini, A.-M. Kietzig, Synchronized videography of plasma plume expansion during femtosecond laser ablation, Proc. SPIE. 896710, 2014.


A.-M. Kietzig, J. Lehr, L. Matus, F. Liang, Laser-induced patterns on metals and polymers for biomimetic surface engineering, Proc. SPIE. 896705, 2014.


J. Lehr, A.-M. Kietzig, Production of homogeneous micro-structures by femtosecond laser micro-machining, Optics and Laser in Engineering, 57, 121, 2014.


B. White, A. Sarkar, A.-M. Kietzig, Fog-harvesting inspired by the Stenocara beetle - an analysis of drop collection and removal from biomimetic samples with wetting contrast, Applied Surface Science, 284, 826, 2013.


A. Sarkar, A.-M. Kietzig, General equation of wettability: a tool to calculate the contact angle for a rough surface, Chemical Physics Letters, 574, 106, 2013.


A.-M. Kietzig, Comments on "An Essay on Contact Angle Measurements" - An illustration of the respective influence of droplet deposition and measurement parameters, Plasma Processes and Polymers 8, 11, 1003, 2011.


A.-M. Kietzig, M. N. Mirvakili, P. Englezos, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, Laser-patterned super-hydrophobic pure metallic substrates: Cassie to Wenzel wetting transitions, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 25, 2789, 2011.


A.-M. Kietzig, M. N. Mirvakili, P. Englezos, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, Nanopatterned metallic surfaces: their wettability and impact on ice friction, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 25, 1293, 2011.


A.-M. Kietzig, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, P. Englezos, Ice Friction: The Effect of Thermal Conductivity, Journal of Glaciology, 56, 473, 2010.


A.-M. Kietzig, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, P. Englezos, Physics of Ice Friction - a Review, Journal of Applied Physics, 107, 081101, 2010.


A.-M. Kietzig, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, P. Englezos, Patterned Superhydrophobic Metallic Surfaces, Langmuir, 25 (8), pp. 4821–4827, 2009.


A.-M. Kietzig, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, P. Englezos, Ice Friction: The Effects of Surface Roughness, Structure and Hydrophobicity, Journal of Applied Physics, 106, 024303, 2009.


A.-M. Kietzig, S. G. Hatzikiriakos, P. Englezos, The Big Picture on Ice Friction, Proceedings of the 19th IAHR International Symposium on Ice, M. Jasek (Ed.), Vancouver, Canada, pp. 583-593, 2008.

Book chapters

A.-M. Kietzig, A biomimetic approach to ice friction in Green Tribology – Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and Sustainability; Eds. M. Nosonovsky, B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.


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