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83. Chen L, Koifman Khristosov M, Saguy C, Katsman A  and Pokroy B. Association between gold grain orientation and its periodic steps formed at the gold/substrate interface. J Phys Chem C. 2018; 122: 11364

82. Seknazi E and Pokroy B. Residual strain and stress in biocrystals. Adv Mater 2018. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201707263

81.  Abubaker H.M.M, Lamers M, Baumann V,  Dey P, Adam J. Blanch A.J,  Polishchuk I, Kong X-T,  Levy D,  Urban A.S,  Govorov A.O,  Pokroy B,  Rodríguez-Fernández J, and Jochen Feldmann J. Strong Quantum Confinement Effects and Chiral Excitons in Bio-Inspired ZnO-Amino Acid Co-Crystals. J Phys Chem C. 2018;122: 6348.


80. Additives influence the phase behavior of calcium carbonate solution by a cooperative ion-association process. J Mater Chem B. 2018; 6: 449 .

79. Polishchuk I, Aronhime Bracha A, Bloch L, Levy D, Kozachkevich S, Etinger-Geller Y, Kauffmann Y, Burghammer M, Giacobbe C, Villanova J, Hendler G, Sun C Y, Giuffre A.J, Marcus M.A, Kundanati L, Zaslansky P, Pugno N.M, Gilbert Pupa U. P. A., Alex Katsman A and Pokroy B. Coherently aligned nanoparticles within a biogenic single crystal: A biological prestressing strategy. Science. 2017; 358:1294. Click here for FREE download.

78. Shtukenberg A G, Zhu Q, Carter D J, Vogt L, Hoja J, Schneider E, Song H, Pokroy B, Polishchuk I, Tkatchenko A, Oganov A R, Rohl A L, Tuckerman M E And Kahr B. Powder diffraction and crystal structure prediction identify four new coumarin polymorphs. Chem Sci. 2017;8: 4962.

77. Koifman-Khristosov M, Dishon S, Noi I, Katsman A and Pokroy B. Pore and Ligament Size Control, Thermal Stability and Mechanical Properties of Nanoporous Single Crystals of Gold. Nanoscale. 2017;29:4912.

76. Etinger-Geller Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Density of Nanometrically Thin Amorphous Films Varies by Thickness. Chem Mater. 2017;29:4912.

75. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, and Eizenberg M. Passivation of InGaAs interface states by thin AlN interface layers for metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) applications. J Vac Sci Technol. 2017; 35:011205.

74. Magnabosco G, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Rosenberg R, Cölfen H. and Falini G. Synthesis of calcium carbonate in trace water environments. Chem. Comm. 2017;53:4811.

73. Keren R, Mayzel B, Lavy A, Polishchuk I, Levy D, Pokroy B, Micha I. Sponge-associated bacteria mineralize arsenic and barium on intracellular vesicles. Nat Comm. 2017;8:14393.

72. Koifman-Khristosov M, Bloch L, Burghammer M, Zaslansky P, Kauffman Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B. A Gold Complex Single Crystal Comprising Nanoporosity and Curved Surfaces. Cryst Growth Des 2017;17:221.


71. Calvaresi M, Di Giosia M, Ianiro A, Valle F, Fermani S, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Falini G. Morphological changes of calcite single crystals induced by Biomolecules Exfoliated Graphene. J Cryst Growth. 2016;457:356.

70. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, and Eizenberg M. Comparison between HfO2/Al2O3 nano-laminates and ternary HfxAlyO compound as the dielectric material in InGaAs based metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) capacitors. APL. 2016;120:124505.

69. Pasternak S, Levy D, Paz Y, Pokroy B. Structural Analysis and Optical Properties of the Bi2-xYxWO6 System. CrysEngCom. 2016;18:6464.

68. Pechook S, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Paraffin Wax Crystal Coarsening: Effects of Strains and Wax Crystal Shape. Cryst Growth Des 2016;16:3932.

67. Di Giosia M, Polishchuk I, Weber E, Fermani S, Pasquini L, Pugno NM, Zerbetto F, Montalti M, Calvaresi M, Falini G and Pokroy B. Bioinspired nano-composite: 2D materials within a 3D lattice. Adv Funct Mater 2016;26:5569.

66. Yi-Yeoun K, Joseph D. Carloni, Beatrice Demarchi, David Sparks, David Reid, Miki E. Kunitake, Chiu C. Tang, Melinda J. Duer, Colin L. Freeman, Boaz Pokroy, Kirsty Penkman, John Harding, Lara A. Estroff, Shefford P. Baker and Fiona C. Meldrum. Tuning Hardness in Calcite by Incorporation of Amino Acids. Nat Mater. 2016;15:903.

65. Chen L, Polishchuk I, Weber E, Fitch AN, Pokroy B. Hybrid gold single crystals incorporating amino acids. Cryst Growth Des. 2016;16:2972.

64. Zhu Q, Shtukenberg A, Carter D, Yu TQ, Yang J, Chen M, Raiteri P, Oganov A, Pokroy B, Polishchuk I, Bygrave P, Day G, Rohl A, Tuckerman M and Kahr B. Resorcinol Crystallization from the Melt: A New Ambient Phase and New “Riddles”.  JACS 2016;138:4881.

63. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, Eizenberg M. A Comparative study of AlN and Al2O3 based gate stacks grown by atomic layer deposition on InGaAs. J Appl Phy. 2016;119:084507.

62. Jensen ACS, Brif A, Pokroy B, Hinge M and Birkedal H. Morphology preserving solid-to-solid transformation of minerals mediated by a self-assembled temperature responsive polymer membrane: calcite to hydroxyapatite. CrystEngComm. 2016;18:2289.

61. Haimov B, Iakovlev A, Bloch, L, Mueller, M, Pokroy B. Kinetics of nano-scale self-assembly measured on liquid drops by macroscopic optical tensiometry: from mercury to water and fluorocarbons. JACS. 2016;138:2585. SPOTLIGHTED IN JACS.

60. Kim Y-Y, Semsarilar M, Carloni JD, Cho KR, Kulak AN, Polishchuk I, Hendley CT, Smeets PJM, Fielding LA, Pokroy B, Tang CC, Estroff LA, Baker SP, Armes SP and Meldrum FC. Structure and properties of nanocomposites formed by the occlusion of block copolymer worms and vesicles within calcite crystals. Adv Func Mater 2016;26:1382.

59. Weber E, Verch A, Levy D, Fitch AN Pokroy B. Amorphous biogenic calcium oxalate in raphides of Duckweed. ChemistrySelect 2016;1:132.


58. Hirsch A, Gur D, Polishchuk I, Levy D, Pokroy B, Cruz-Cabeza A, Addadi L, Kronik L, Leiserowitz L, “Guanigma”: the revised structure of biogenic anhydrous guanine. Chem Mater 2015;27:8289.

57. Koifman-Khristosov M, Bloch L, Burghammer M, Kauffman Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Sponge-like nanoporous single crystals of gold. Nat Commun. 2015;6:8841. HIGHLIGHTED IN NATURE MATERILS

56. Weber E, Levy D, Ben Sasson M, Fitch A, Pokroy B. Structural Analysis of Metal-doped Calcium Oxalate. RSC Advances. 2015;5:98626.

55. Pokroy B, Kabalah-Amitai L, Polishchuk I, DeVol RT, Blonsky AZ, Sun CY, Marcus MA, Scholl A, Gilbert P. Narrowly Distributed Crystal Orientation in Biomineral Vaterite. Chem Mater. 2015;2:76516.

54. Weber E, Pokroy B. Intracrystalline inclusions within single crystalline hosts: from biomineralization to bio-inspired crystal growth. CrystEngComm. 2015;17:5873. (Invited Review)

53. Magnabosco G, Di Giosia M, Polishchuk, I, Weber E, Fermani S, Bottoni A, Zerbetto F, Pokroy B*, Rapino S, Falini G*, Calvaresi M. Calcite single crystals as hosts for atomic-scale entrapment and slow release of drugs. Adv Healthc Mater. 2015;4:1510.

52. Pechok S, Sudakov K, Polishchuk I, Ostrova I, Zakin V, Pokroy B* and Shemesh M*. Bioinspired passive anti-biofouling surfaces prevent bacterial attachment and biofilm development. J Mater Chem B 2015;3:1371.


51. Lee JY, Pechook S, Pokroy B and Yeo JS. Multilevel Hierarchy of Fluorinated Wax on CuO Nanowires for Superoleophobic Surfaces. Langmuir. 2014;30:15568.

50. Gorb E, Böhm S, Jacky N, Maier L P, Dening K, Pechook S, Pokroy B and Gorb S. Insect attachment on bioinspired wax crystalline surfaces formed by alkanes of varying chain lengths. Beilstein J Nanotech. 2014;15:1031.

49. Weber E, Bloch L, Guth C, Fitch AN, Weiss IM and Pokroy B. Incorporation of a Recombinant Biomineralization Fusion Protein into the Crystalline Lattice of Calcitetions in synthetic calcite. Chem Mat 2014;26:4925.

48. DeVol1 RT, Metzler RA, Kabalah-Amitai L, Pokroy B, Politi Y, Gal A, Addadi L, Weiner S, Fernandez-Martinez A, Demichelis R, Gale JD, Ihli J, Meldrum FC, Blonsky A. Z, Killian CE, Salling CB, Young AT, Marcus M. A, Scholl A, Doran A, Jenkins C, Bechtel HA, Gilbert P. Oxygen Spectroscopy and Polarization-Dependent Imaging Contrast (PIC)-Mapping of Calcium Carbonate Minerals and Biominerals J Phys Chem B. 2014;118:8449.

47. Bloch L, Kauffmann Y, Pokroy B. Size Effect on the Short Range Order in Amorphous Materials. Cryst Growth Des. 2014;14:3983.

46. Koifman-Khristosov M, Kabalah-Amitai L, Burghammer M, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Formation of Curved Micron-Sized Single Crystals. ACS Nano. 2014;8:4747.

45. Lee JY, Pechook S, Jeon DJ, Pokroy B, Yeo JS. Three-dimensional triple hierarchy formed by self-assembly of wax crystals on CuO nanowires for nonwettable surfaces. ACS Appl Mater Inter. 2014;6:4927.

44. Brif A, Pokroy B. Bio-inspired Engineering of Zinc Oxide/Amino Acid composite: Synchrotron Microstructure Study. CrystEngComm 2014;16:3268.

43. Brif A, Ankonina G, Drathen C, Pokroy B. Bio-inspired Band Gap Engineering of Zinc Oxide by Intracrystalline Incorporation of Amino Acids. Adv Mater. 2014;26:477.


42. Ben Shir I, Kababya S, Katz I, Pokroy B, Schmidt A. Exposed and Buried Biomineral Interfaces in the Aragonitic Shell of Perna Canaliculus Revealed by Solid State NMR. Chem Mater. 2013;25:4595.

41. Olson IC, Blonsky AZ, Tamura N, Kunz M, Pokroy B, Romao CP, White MA, Gilbert P. Crystal nucleation and near-epitaxial growth in nacre.  J Struct Biol. 2013;184:454.

40. Pechook S, Kornblum N, Pokroy B. Bio-Inspired Superoleophobic Fluorinated Wax Crystalline Surfaces. Adv Funct Mater. 2013;36:4572.

39. Pechook S, Pokroy B. Bioinspired hierarchical superhydrophobic structures formed by n-paraffin waxes of varying chain lengths. Soft Matter. 2013;9:5710.

38. Kabalah-Amitai L, Mayzel B, Zaslansky P, Kauffmann Y, Clotens P, Pokroy B. Unique crystallographic pattern in the macro to atomic structure of Herdmania momus vateritic spicules. J Struct Biol. 2013;183:191.

37. Kabalah-Amitai L, Mayzel B, Kauffmann Y, Fitch AN, Bloch L, Gilbert PUPA, Pokroy B. Vaterite Crystals Contain Two Interspersed Crystal Structures. Science. 2013;340:454.

36. Haimov B, Pechook S, Ternyak O, Pokroy B. Shape of Water-Air Interface beneath a Drop on a Superhydrophobic Surface Revealed: Constant Curvature That Approaches Zero. J Phys Chem C. 2013;117:6658.


35. Younis S, Kauffmann Y, Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Atomic structure and ultrastructure of the Murex troscheli shell. J Struct Biol. 2012;180:539.

34. Schenk AS, Zlotnikov I, Pokroy B, Gierlinger N, Masic A, Zaslansky P, Fitch AN, Paris O, Metzger TH, Colfen H, Fratzl P, Aichmayer B. Hierarchical Calcite Crystals with Occlusions of a Simple Polyelectrolyte Mimic Complex Biomineral Structures. Adv Funct Mater. 2012;22:4668.

33. Pechook S, Pokroy B. Self-Assembling, Bioinspired Wax Crystalline Surfaces with Time-Dependent Wettability. Adv Funct Mater. 2012;22:745.

32. Butenko AV, Mogilko E, Amitai L, Pokroy B, Sloutskin E. Coiled to Diffuse: Brownian Motion of a Helical Bacterium. Langmuir. 2012;28:12941.

31. Borukhin S, Saguy C, Koifman M, Pokroy B. Self-Ordered Vicinal-Surface-Like Nanosteps at the Thin Metal-Film/Substrate Interface. J Phys Chem C. 2012;116:12149.

30. Borukhin S, Bloch L, Radlauer T, Hill AH, Fitch AN, Pokroy B. Screening the Incorporation of Amino Acids into an Inorganic Crystalline Host: the Case of Calcite. Adv Funct Mater. 2012;22:4216.


29. Seminara A, Pokroy B, Kang SH, Brenner MP, Aizenberg J. Mechanism of nanostructure movement under an electron beam and its application in patterning. Phys Rev B. 2011;83:235438.

28. Pokroy B, Demensky V, Zolotoyabko E. Inhomogeneous Strain/Stress Profiles in the Nacre Layer of Mollusk Shells. Metall Mater Trans A. 2011;42A:554.

27. Kim YY, Ganesan K, Yang PC, Kulak AN, Borukhin S, Pechook S, Ribeiro L, Kroger R, Eichhorn SJ, Armes SP, Pokroy B, Meldrum FC. An artificial biomineral formed by incorporation of copolymer micelles in calcite crystals. Nat Mater. 2011;10:890.

26. Epstein AK, Pokroy B, Seminara A, Aizenberg J. Bacterial biofilm shows persistent resistance to liquid wetting and gas penetration. P Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011;108:995.

25. Borukhin S, Pokroy B. Formation and Elimination of Surface Nanodefects on Ultraflat Metal Surfaces Produced by Template Stripping. Langmuir. 2011;27:13415.


24. Pokroy B, Aichmayer B, Schenk AS, Haimov B, Kang SH, Fratzl P, Aizenberg J. Sonication-Assisted Synthesis of Large, High-Quality Mercury Thiolate Single Crystals Directly from Liquid Mercury. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:14355.

23. Kang SH, Pokroy B, Mahadevan L, Aizenberg J. Control of Shape and Size of Nanopillar Assembly by Adhesion-Mediated Elastocapillary Interaction. ACS Nano. 2010;4:6323.


22. Pokroy B, Kang SH, Mahadevan L, Aizenberg J. Self-Organization of a Mesoscale Bristle into Ordered, Hierarchical Helical Assemblies. Science. 2009;323:237.

21. Pokroy B, Epstein AK, Persson-Gulda MCM, Aizenberg J. Fabrication of Bioinspired Actuated Nanostructures with Arbitrary Geometry and Stiffness. Adv Mater 2009;21:463.

20. Pokroy B, Demensky V, Zolotoyabko E. Nacre in Mollusk Shells as a Multilayered Structure with Strain Gradient. Adv Funct Mater. 2009;19:1054.

19. Pokroy B, Chernow VF, Aizenberg J. Crystallization of Malonic and Succinic Acids on SAMs: Toward the General Mechanism of Oriented Nucleation on Organic Monolayers. Langmuir 2009;25:14002.


18. Starosvetsky J, Starosvetsky D, Pokroy B, Hilel T, Armon R. Electrochemical behaviour of stainless steels in media containing iron-oxidizing bacteria (IOB) by corrosion process modeling. Corros Sci. 2008;50:540.

17. Levy-Lior A, Pokroy B, Levavi-Sivan B, Leiserowitz L, Weiner S, Addadi L. Biogenic guanine crystals from the skin of fish may be designed to enhance light reflectance. Cryst Growth Des. 2008;8:507.


16. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B. Biomineralization of calcium carbonate: structural aspects. CrystEngComm. 2007;9:1156.

15. Pokroy B, Kapon M, Marin F, Adir N, Zolotoyabko E. Protein-induced, previously unidentified twin form of calcite. P Natl Acad Sci USA 2007;104:7337.

14. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Zolotoyabko E. Structure of biogenic aragonite (CaCO3). Cryst Growth Des. 2007;7:1580.

13. Pokroy B, Fieramosca JS, Von Dreele RB, Fitch AN, Caspi EN, Zolotoyabko E. Atomic structure of biogenic aragonite. Chem Mater. 2007;19:3244.

12. Pokroy B, Aizenberg J. Calcite shape modulation through the lattice mismatch between the self-assembled monolayer template and the nucleated crystal face. CrystEngComm. 2007;9:1219.

11. Marin F, Pokroy B, Luquet G, Layrolle P, De Groot K. Protein mapping of calcium carbonate biominerals by immunogold. Biomaterials. 2007;28:2368.


10. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B, Cohen-Hyams T, Quintana JP. Depth-resolved strain measurements in thin films by energy-variable X-ray diffraction. Nucl Instrum Meth B. 2006;246:244.

9. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E, Adir N. Purification and functional analysis of a 40 kD protein extracted from the Strombus decorus persicus mollusk shells. Biomacromolecules. 2006;7:550.

8. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Zolotoyabko E. The microstructure of biogenic calcite: A view by high-resolution synchrotron powder diffraction. Adv Mater. 2006;18:2363.

7. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Marin F, Kapon M, Adir N, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic calcite induced by intra-crystalline organic molecules. J Struct Biol. 2006;155:96.

6. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Lee PL, Quintana JP, Caspi EN, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in the mollusk-made aragonite: A widespread phenomenon. J Struct Biol. 2006;153:145.


5. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Aragonite growth on single-crystal substrates displaying a threefold axis. Chem Commun. 2005:2140.

4. Caspi EN, Pokroy B, Lee PL, Quintana JP, Zolotoyabko E. On the structure of aragonite. Acta Crystallogr B. 2005;61:129.


3. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B, Quintana JP. Depth-resolved strain measurements in polycrystalline materials by energy-variable X-ray diffraction. J Synchrotron Radiat. 2004;11:309.

2. Pokroy B, Quintana JP, Caspi EN, Berner A, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic aragonite. Nat Mater. 2004;3:900.


1. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Microstructure of natural plywood-like ceramics: a study by high-resolution electron microscopy and energy-variable X-ray diffraction. J Mater Chem. 2003;13:682.