a) Since joining NCSU in summer of 2000:

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ALEX I. SMIRNOV

Professor of Chemistry, NCSU

Alex_Smirnov@ncsu.edu


PUBLICATIONS


I. Refereed journal articles and book chapters (to date
>
110) starting with the most
recent:


a
)

Since
joining NCSU in summer of

2000:

1.

I. V. Borzenets, U. C. Coskun, H. T. Mebrahtu, Yu.V. Bomze, Alex I. Smirnov, and G.
Finkelstein, Phonon Bottleneck in Graphene
-
Based Josephson Junctions at Millikelvin
Temperatures,
Phys. Rev. Lett.
111, 027001 (2013); DOI:
10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.027001

2.

Hayley E. Young, Matthew P. Donohue, Tatyana I. Smirnova, Alex I. Smirnov, and Pei
Zhou, The UDP
-
diacylglucosamine pyrophosphohydrolase LpxH in lipid A biosynthesis utilizes
A Mn
2+

cluster for catalysis,
J. Biol. Chem. in pre
ss
(2013); doi/10.1074/jbc.M113.497636

3.

Maxim A. Voinov, Izarys Rivera, Alex I. Smirnov, “Surface Electrostatics of Anionic Bilayers
of Mixed Lipid Composition by EPR of a pH
-
Sensitive Spin
-
Labeled Lipid”,
Biophysical J
., 104,
106
-
116 (2013).

4.

Jens O. Lage
rstedt, Jitka Petrlova, Silvia Hilt, Antonin Marek, Madhu Budamagunta, Renuka
Sriram, Jean F. Desreux, David Thonon, Thomas Jue, Alex I. Smirnov, and John C. Voss, “EPR
assessment of protein sites for incorporation of Gd(III) MRI contrast labels
”,
Contrast

Media and
Molecular Imaging
,
8 252

264
(2013).

5.

Henok Mebrahtu, Ivan Borzenets, Dong Liu, Huaixiu Zheng, Yuriy Bomze , Alex Smirnov,
Harold Baranger, Gleb Finkelstein “Quantum Phase Transition in a Resonant Level Coupled to
Interacting Leads”,
Nature
, 488
, 61

64, (02 August 2012), DOI:10.1038/nature11265Nature.

6.

Qingbiao Zhao, Saritha Nellutla, Won
-
Joon Son, Shae A. Vaughn, Longfei Ye, Mark D.
Smith, Vincent Caignaert, Michael Lufaso, Thomas M. Pekarek,| Alex I. Smirnov, Myung
-
Hwan
Whangbo, and Hans
-
Conrad
zur Loye, Ba
4
KFe
3
O
9
: A Novel Ferrite Containing Discrete 6
-
Membered Rings of Corner
-
Sharing FeO
4

Tetrahedra
, Inorg. Chem., (2011);
dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic201374g
.

7.

Maxim A. Voinov, Jason O. Sosa Pagán, Erin Morrison Tatyana I. Smirnova
, Alex I.
Smirnov, “Surface
-
mediated Production of Hydroxyl Radicals as a Mechanism of Iron Oxide
Nanoparticle Biotoxicity”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 35

41 (2011), DOI: 10.1021/ja104683w
.

8.

C. Jin, R. Aggarwal, W. Wei, S. Nori, D. Kumar, D. Ponarin, A. I. S
mirnov, J. Narayan, R. J.
Narayan, “Intrinsic room
-
temperature ferromagnetic properties Ni
-
doped ZnO thin films”,
Metallurgical And Materials Transactions A
-
Physical Metallurgy And Materials Science
,

V
.

42A
Issue: 11 Pages: 3250
-
3254 DOI: 10.1007/s11
661
-
010
-
0479
-
9 Published: NOV 2011
.


9.

Alex I. Smirnov, “EPR Studi
es of Nano Materials” Chapter 20

in “Multifrequency Electron
Paramagnetic Resonance: Theory a
nd Applications

,

Sushil K. Misra, Ed. Wiley, NY, pp.825
-
843, ICBN
: 978
-
3527407798

(2011).

10.

Tatyan
a I. Smirnova, Maxim A. Voinov and Alex I. Smirnov "Spin Probes and Spin Labels" in
“Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry: Applications,

Theory, and Instrumentation" 18

Volume
Set Rob
ert A. Meyers (Editor
-
in
-
Chief) John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK, p
p.1595
-
1625
(2011).

ISBN: 978
-
0
-
470
-
97
333
-
2.

11.

Maxim A. Voinov and Alex I. Smirnov, “Spin Labels and Spin Probes for Measurements of
Local pH and Electrostatics by EPR
”,
in "Electron Spin Resonance Specialist Periodical
Reports",
V. Chechik, Ed. Volume 22
,
The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, England,

pp.71
-
106,
DOI: 10.1039/9781849730877
-
00071

(2010).

12.

S. Mal, S. Nori, C. Jin, J. Narayan, S. Nellutla, A. I. Smirnov, and J. T. Prater, “Reversible
room temperature ferromagnetism in undoped zinc oxide: Co
rrelation between defects and
physical properties”,
J. Appl. Phys
. 108, 073510 (2010); doi:10.1063/1.3491037.

13.

Wei Wei, Sudhakar Nori, Chunming Jin, Jagdish Narayan, Roger J. Narayan, Dmtri Ponarin,
Alex I. Smirnov, “Mott transition in Ga
-
doped Mg
x
Zn
1−x
O: A

direct observation”,
Materials
Science and Engineering B
, 171, 90

92 (2010).

14.

A.

Banerjee
, R
. Perez
-
Castillejos
, D. Hahn
, Alex I. Smirnov
, and
H. Grebel
, “
Micro
-
fluidic
channels on nanopatterned substrates: Monitoring protein binding to lipid bilayers with

surface
-
enhanced Raman spectroscopy
”,
Chem. Phys. Lett
.

489
,
121

126
,
doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2010.02.053

(2010).

15.

A. Banerjee, D.

Mo
eller, Alex I. Smirnov, and H.

Grebel
, “
Graphenated IR Screens
”,
IEEE
Sensors J.
, 10

(3)
, 419
-

422
(
2010
); doi:
10.1109/JSEN.2009.2037356
.

16.


Tatyana I. Smirnova, Maxim A. Voinov and Alex I. Smirnov "Spin Probes and Spin Labels"
in “Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry: Applications, Theory, and Instrumentation" 15 Volume
Set Robert A. Meyers (Editor
-
in
-
Chief) ISBN:
978
-
0
-
471
-
97670
-
7 John Wiley & Sons Inc.
(2009).

17.

E. Nazaretski, D.V. Pelekhov
, I.

Martin, M. Zalalutdinov
, D.

Ponarin, A. Smirnov, P. C.
Hammel, and R. Movshovich, “
Detection of localized excitations in a continuous ferromagnetic
fi
lm via magnetic

resonanc
e force microscopy
”,
Phys.

Rev
.

B
,

79, 132401 (2009)
.

18.

Maxim A. Voinov, Igor A. Kirilyuk, and A
lex I. Smirnov, “Spin
-
labeled pH
-
sensitive
Phospholipids f
or Interfacial p
K
a

Determination: Synthesis and Characterization in Aqueous a
nd
Micellar

Solutions”, J. Phys. Chem.
B,
113, 3453

3460

(2009).
DOI: 10.1021/jp810993s
.

19.

J. Narayan, Sudhakar Nori, D. K. Pandya, D. K. Avasthi, and Alex I. Smirnov, “Defect
Dependent F
erromagnetism in MgO Doped with Ni and Co
”, Appl. Phys. Lett.,
93, 082507

(2008).

20.

R
-
Q Li, A. Marek, Alex I. Smirnov, and H. Grebel, “
Polarization
-
dependent fluorescence of
proteins bound to nanopore
-
confined lipid bilayers
”, J. Chem.

Phys., 129, 095102 (2008).

21.

Maxim A. Voinov, Andres Ruuge, Vladimir A. Reznikov, Igor A. Grigor’ev and Al
ex I.
Smirnov. “Mapping Local Protein Electrostatics by EPR of pH
-
Sensitive Thiol
-
Specific
Nitroxide”, Biochemistry,
47, 5626
-
5637

(2008).

22.

Alex I. Smirnov, “
Post
-
processing of EPR Spectra by Convolution Filtering: Calculation of a
Harmonics’ Series and Aut
omatic Separation of Fast Motion Components from Spin
-
label EPR
Spectra”
, J. Magn. Reson., 190, 154
-
159 (2008).

23.


Alex I. Smirnov, “Recent A
dvances in ESR Techniques And Methods Employed In Nitroxide
Experiments
’,
Chapter 4
, in
G. I. Likhtenshtein, J.
Yamauchi,

S. Nakatsuji, A. I. Smirnov, R.
Tamura
,
Nitroxides
.
Applications in Chemistry,

Biomedicine, and Materials Science
, Wiley VCH,
Germany,
ISBN: 978
-
3
-
527
-
31889
-
6
, pp. 121
-
159 (2008).

24.

Tatyana I. Smirnova, Alex I. Smirnov, T. Gray Chadwick, and
Kennet
h L. Walker,


Characterization of magnetic and electronic properties of trimetallic nitride endohedral
fullerenes by SQUID magnetometry and electro
n paramagnetic resonance”, Chem. Phys. Lett.,
453, 233
-
237
(2008).

25.

Vadim K. Khlestkin, Julya F. Polienko
, Maxim Voynov, Alex Smirnov, Victor Chechik “Acid
-
base Equlibrium at the Surface of Au Nanoparticles by EPR of pH
-
Sensitive Spin
-
Labeled
Ligands”,
Langmuir, 24,

609
-
612
(2008
)
.


26.


C. Zhang, A. I. Smirnov, D. Hahn, and H. Grebel “Surface Enhanced Raman Sca
ttering of
Biospecies on Anodized Aluminum Oxide Films” Chem. Phys. Lett.
440, 239
-
243
(2007)
.

27.


T. I. Smirnova, A. I. Smirnov, S. Pachtchenko, O. G. Poluektov, “Geometry of Hydrogen
Bonds Formed by Lipid Bilayer Nitroxide Probes: A High Frequency Pulsed EN
DOR/EPR
Study”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 3476
-
3477 (2007).

28.


T. I Smirnova and Alex I. Smirnov, “High
-
field ESR Spectroscopy In Membrane And Protein
Biophysics”, in “ESR Spectroscopy in Membrane Biophysics”, Biological Magnetic Resonance,
Vol. 27, Hemminga,
Marcus A., and Berliner, Lawrence Eds. Springer, New York,
pp.165
-
253
(2007).

29.

Alex I. Smirnov, “EWVOIGT and EWVOIGTN: Inhomogeneous Line Shape Simulation And
Fitting Programs, in “ESR Spectroscopy in Membrane Biophysics”, Biological Magnetic
Resonance, Hem
minga, Marcus A., and Berliner, Lawrence Eds. Springer, New York, Vol. 27,
pp.289
-
297 (2007).

30.

K. Jagannadham, M. L. Reed, M. J. Lance, T. R. Watkins, K. Verghese, J. E. Butler, and A.
I. Smirnov, “Neutron Transmutation of
10
B doped Diamond”, Diamond Relate
d Materials, 16: 50
-
62, (2007).

31.

Ali M. Alaouie and Alex I. Smirnov, “Ultra
-
stable temperature control in EPR experiments:
thermodynamics of gel
-
to
-
liquid phase transition in spin
-
labeled phospholipid bilayers and
bilayer perturbations by spin
-
labels”, J.
Magn. Reson., 182, 229

238 (2006).

32.

Ali M. Alaouie and Alex I. Smirnov, "Formation of a Ripple Phase in Nanotubular
Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine Bilayers Confined inside Nanoporous Aluminum Oxide
Substrates Observed by DSC”, Langmuir, 22, 5563
-
5565 (2006)
.

33.

Eduard Y. Chekmenev, Peter L. Gor’kov, Timothy A. Cross, Ali M. Alaouie, and Alex I.
Smirnov, “Flow
-
through lipid nanotube arrays for structure
-
function studies of membrane
proteins by solid
-
state NMR spectroscopy”, Biophysical J., 91: 3076
-
3084 (2006).

34.


Alex I. Smirnov, Tatyana I. Smirnova, Ryan L. MacArthur, Jeremy A. Good and Renny Hall,
“Cryogen
-
Free Superconducting Magnet System for Multifrequency EPR up to 12.1 Tesla”,
Review Scientific Instruments, 77, 035108 (2006). Note: This article was also se
lected and
published in: a) Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity, April 1, 2006, Volume 10,
Issue 7.b) Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, April 1, 2006, Volume 11, Issue 7.

35.


W. Craighead Tennant, Rodney F. C. Claridge, Catherin
e A. McCammon, Alex I. Smirnov,
and Russell J. Beck, “Structural studies of New Zealand pounamu using Mössbauer
spectroscopy and electron paramagnetic resonance”, Journal of the Royal Society of New
Zealand, 35(4): 385

398 (2005).

36.


Maxim A. Voinov, Julia F
. Polienko, Thomas Schanding, Andrei Bobko, Valery V.
Khramtsov, Y. V.Gatilov, T. V. Rybalova, Alex I. Smirnov, Igor A. Grigor'ev, “Synthesis,
Structure, and X
-
Band (9.5 GHz) EPR Characterization of the New Series of pH
-
Sensitive Spin
Probes: N,N
-
Disubstit
uted 4
-
Amino
-
2,2,5,5
-
tetramethyl
-
3
-
imidazoline 1
-
Oxyls”, J. Org. Chem.,
70(24); 9702
-
9711 (2005).

37.


Nikolai M. Kocherginsky, Yuriy Yu. Kostetski, and Alex I. Smirnov, “Antioxidant Pool in
Beer and Kinetics of EPR Spin
-
Trapping”, J. Agric. Food Chem. 53: 68
70
-
6876 (2005).

38.


Ali M. Alaouie and Alex I. Smirnov, “Cooperativity and Kinetics of Phase Transitions in
Nanopore
-
confined Bilayers Studied by Differential Scanning Calorimetry”, Biophys. J. 88(2):
L11
-
L13 (2005).

39.


Eduard Y. Chekmenev, Jun Hu, Peter L. Gor
’kov, William W. Brey, Timothy A. Cross,
Andres Ruuge, and Alex I. Smirnov, “
15
N and
31
P solid
-
state NMR study of transmembrane
domain alignment of M2 protein of influenza A virus in hydrated cylindrical lipid bilayers confined
to anodic aluminum oxide nan
opores”, J. Magn. Reson. 173(2): 322
-
327 (2005).

40.


Nikolai M. Kocherginsky , Yuriy Yu. Kostetski, and Alex I. Smirnov "SH
-
groups, Reducing
Power and Antioxidant Pool in Beer Assessed by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and
Reactions of Spin Probes and Spin T
raps", J. Agric. Food Chem., 53(4): 1052
-
1057, (2005).

41.


V. O. Grinberg, Alex I. Smirnov, Oleg Y. Grinberg, S. A. Grinberg, J. A. O'Hara, and H. M.
Swartz., Practical Conditions and Limitations for High Spatial Resolution Multi
-
Site EPR
Oximetry”, Applied
Magn. Reson., 28, 69
-
78 (2005).

42.


Alex I. Smirnov, A. Ruuge, V. A. Reznikov, M. A. Voinov, and I. A. Grigor’ev, “Site
-
directed
Electrostatic Measurements with a Thiol
-
specific pH
-
sensitive Nitroxide: Differentiating Local pK
and Polarity Effects by High Fie
ld EPR”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126(29), 8872
-
8873 (2004).

43.


A. Ammar, M. Ménétrier, A. Villesuzanne, S. Matar, G. Villeneuve, B. Chevalier, J.
Etourneau, J. Rodríguez
-
Carvajal, H.
-
J. Koo, A. I. Smirnov and M.
-
H. Whangbo, "Investigation
of the electronic and st
ructural properties of potassium hexaboride KB6 by transport, magnetic
susceptibility, EPR and NMR measurements, temperature
-
dependent crystal structure
determination, and electronic band structure calculations", Inorg. Chemistry, 43(16); 4974
-
4987
(2004).

44.



Smirnov, A. I., and Smirnova, T. I, "Convolution
-
Based Algorithm: from Analysis of
Rotational Dynamics to EPR Oximetry and Protein Distance Measurements”, Biological
Magnetic Resonance, (L. J. Berliner and C. Bender, Eds.), vol. 21, pp. 277 348 (2004).

45.


Earle, K. A., and Smirnov, A. I., “High Field ESR: Applications to Protein Structure and
Dynamics”, Biological Magnetic Resonance, (L. J. Berline
r and O. G. Grinberg,
Eds.), vol. 22,
pp.469
-
517 (2004).

46.


Smirnov, A. I., and Poluektov O. G., “Substrate
-
Su
pported Lipid Nanotube Arrays”, J. Am.
Chem. Soc. 125(28); 8434
-
8435 (2003).

47.


Smirnova, T. I. and Smirnov A. I., “Effect of Molecular Oxygen on Continuous Wave EPR
Spectra of Mn
2+

in Solution
-

a High Field EPR Experiment to Probe Ion Microenvironment”, J
.
Phys. Chem. B, 107(29); 7212
-
7215 (2003).

48.


Smirnov, A. I., "Spin Labeling in High Field ESR", in "Electron Spin Resonance Specialist
Periodical Reports", M. Davies, B. Gilbert, and N. Atherton, Eds. Volume 18, The Royal Society
of Chemistry, Cambridge,
England, pp. 109
-
136 (2002).

49.


Eaton, G. R., Eaton, S. S., Stoner, J. W., Quine, R. W., Rinard, G. A., Smirnov, A. I.,
Weber, R. T., Krzystek, J., Hassan, A., Brunel, L.
-
C., and Demortier, A. “Multifrequency EPR of
Ultramarine Blue”, Appl. M
agn. Reson.
21, 563
-
570 (2001).

50.


Smirnov, A. I., and Smirnova T. I. “Resolving Domains of Interdigitated Phospholipid
Membranes with 95 GHz Spin Labeling EPR”, Appl. Magn. Reson. 21, 453
-
467 (2001).

51.


Smirnov, A. I., Sen, S. “High field EPR of Gd
3+
-
doped glasses: lin
e shapes and average ion
distances in silicates”, J. Chem. Phys. 115 (6): 7650
-
7656 (2001).

52.


Breitzer, J. G.,
Smirnov, A. I., Szczepura, L. F., Wilson, S. R., and Rauchfuss, T. B. “Redox
Properties of C6S8n
-

and C3S5n
-

(n=0, 1, 2): Stable Radicals and Unu
sual Structural
Properties for C
-
S
-
S
-
C Bonds”, Inorg. Chem. 40(7): 1421
-
1429 (2001).

53.


Grinberg, O. Ya., Smirnov, A. I., and Swartz, H. M. “High Resolution Multi
-
Site EPR
Oximetry: The Use of Convolution
-
Based Fitting Method”, J. Magn. Reson., 152: 247
-
258

(2001).

54.


Bak
er, M. G., Granger, E. L., and Smirnov, A. I. “Studies of Cetylpyridium Chloride and
Cetylpyridinium Salicylate in Solution and Adsorbed on Silica Surfaces using X
-

and W
-
band
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy”, Langmuir, 17(8): 234
6
-
2356 (2001).

55.


Mangels, M. L., Harper, A. C., Smirnov, A. I., Howard, K. P., and Lorigan, G. A.
“Investigation of Magnetically Aligned Phospholipid Bilayers with EPR Spectroscopy at 94 GHz”,
J. Magn. Reson., 151(2): 253
-
259, 2001.

56.


Clarkson, R. B, Smirno
v, A. I., Smirnova, T. I., Belford, R. L. “Multi
-
Frequency EPR of High
-
Spin S
-
state Ions: Examples from Gd
3+

Chelates, in The Chemistry of Contrast Agents” in
Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging, A. Merbach, ed., Chapter 9; Wiley, New York, pp. 383
-
415 (20
01).

b) Before joining NCSU in summer of 2000:

57.


Bottle, S. E., Gillies, D. G., Hughes, D. L., Micallef, A. S., Smirnov, A. I., Sutcliffe, L. H.
“Synthesis, Characterisation, Single Crystal X
-
ray Structure and W
-
band EPR Spectroscopy of
a New Anionic
Isoindoline Nitroxide: Synthesis and Characterization of Some Derivatives”, J.
Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1285
-
1291 (2000).

58.


Smirnova, T. I., Smirnov, A. I., Belford, R. L., Clarkson, R. B., "Interaction of Gd(III) MRI
Contrast Agent with Membranes: a Re
view of Recent EPR Studies", Magn. Reson. Materials in
Physics, Biology, Medicine, 8, 214
-
229 (1999).

59.


Kurth, T. L., Brown, E. C., Smirnov, A. I., Reiter, R. C., and Stevenson, C. D., “Solution
Electron Affinity Perturbation due to the Deuteriation of 16an
nulene”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 103
(42): 8566
-
8572 (1999).

60.


Smirnov, A.I., Belford, R. L., and Morse, II, P. D., “Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a
Hands
-
on Student Experiment using an EPR Spectrometer”, Concepts Magn. Reson., 11, 277
-
290 (1999).

61.


Venturelli, A.
, Nilges, M.J., Smirnov, A.I., Belford
, R.L., and Francesconi, L.C.,
“Synthesis
and Characterization of ReV, ReVI and ReVII Complexes of the [α2P2W17O61]O10
-

Isomer”, J.
Chem. Soc. Dalton Transactions, 3, 301
-
310 (1999).

62.


Nilges, M. J., Smirnov, A. I., Cla
rkson, R. B., and Belford, R. L. “Electron Paramagnetic
Resonance W
-
band Spectrometer with a Low Noise Amplifier”, Appl. Magn. Reson., 16(2): 167
-
183 (1999).

63.


Belton, P. S., Sutcliffe, L. H., Gilles, D. G., Wu, X., and Smirnov A. I. “New Water
-
Soluble
and
Lipid
-
Insoluble Spin Probe: Application to the Study of Aqueous Sucrose Solutions”, Magn.
Reson. Chem., 37, 36
-
42 (1999).

64.


Rapoport, N. Ya., Smirnov, A. I., Pitt, W. G., and Timoshin, A. A. “Bioreduction of Spin
-
Labeled Gentamicin and Tempone by Gram
-
Negat
ive Bacteria: Kinetics and Effect of
Ultrasound”, Arch. Biochem. Bioph., 362, 233
-
241 (1999).

65.


Clarkson, R. B, Smirnov, A. I., Smirnova, T. I., Kang, H., Belford, R. L., Earle, K. A., and
Freed, J. H. “Multi
-
Frequency EPR Determination of Zero Field Splitt
ing of High
-
Spin Species in
Liquids: Gd(III) Chelates in Water”, Molec. Phys., 95, 1325
-
1332 (1998).

66.


Smirnov, A. I., Belford R. L., and Clarkson, R. B. "Comparative Spin Label Spectra at X
-
band (9.5 GHz) an
d W
-
band (95 GHz)”, Chapter 3,
In Spin Labeling:

The Next Millennium.
Biological Magnetic Resonance, (L. J. Berliner, Ed.), vol. 16, Plenum Press, New York, pp.83
-
107, 1998.

67.


Smirnova, T. I., Smirnov, A. I., Clarkson, R. B., Belford, R. L. "Lipid
-
MRI Contrast Agent
Interactions: a Spin
-
Labeling and a Mu
ltifrequency EPR Study", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 120, 5060
-
5072, (1998).

68.


Dalal, N. S., Smirnov, A. I., Smirnova, T. I., Belford R. L., Katritzky, A. R., and Belyakov, S.
A. "Single Crystal Multi
-
Frequency EPR Evidence for a Quasy

Low
-
Dimensional Spin Exchange
in 3
-
n
-
butyl
-
2,4,6
-
triphenylverdazyl", J. Phys. Chem.,101, 11249
-
11253, (1997).

69.


Dalal, N. S., Smirnov, A. I., and Belford R. L. "Quantification of Coal
-
Diesel Particulate
Mixtures by W
-
band (94 GHz) ESR Spectroscopy", Appl.
Spectr. 51, 1429
-
1431, (1997).

70.


Rapoport, N. Ya., Smirnov, A. I., Timoshin, A., and Pitt, W. G. "Factors Affecting the
Permeability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Cell Walls toward Lipophilic Compounds: Effect of
Ultrasound and Cell Age", Ach. Biochem. Bioph.,
344, 114
-
124 (1997).

71.

Hustedt, E. J., Smirnov, A. I., Laub, C. F., Cobb, C. E., and Beth, A. H. "Measurement of
Molecular Distances Using Dipolar Coupled Nitroxide Spin
-
Labels: The Global Analysis of
Multifrequency CW
-
EPR Data", Biophys. J., 72, 1861
-
1877 (
1997).

72.

Smirnova, T. I., Smirnov, A. I., Clarkson, R. B., Belford, R. L., Kotake, Y., and Janzen, E. G.
"High
-
Frequency (95 GHz) EPR Spectroscopy to Characterize Spin Adducts", J. Phys. Chem.
B, 101, 3877
-
3885 (1997).

73.

Britton, M. M., Fawthrop, S. A., Gillie
s, D. G., Sutcliffe, L. H., Wu, X., and Smirnov, A. I.
"Matched Spin Probes for the Study of the Overall Motion of Model Lubricants", Magn. Reson.
Chem. 35, 493
-
502 (1997).

74.

Smirnova, T. I., Smirnov, A. I., Belford, R. L., and Clarkson, R. B. "Interaction o
f MRI
Gadolinium Contrast Agents with Phospholipid Bilayers as Studied by 95 GHz EPR", Acta
Chemica Scandinavica, 51, pp. 562
-
566 (1997).

75.

Smirnov, A. I., Clarkson, R. B., and Belford R. L. "EPR Linewidth (T2) Method to Measure
Oxygen Permeability of Phosph
olipid Bilayers and Its Use to Study the Effects of Low Ethanol
Concentrations", J. Magn. Reson. B., 111
,

149
-
157 (1996).

76.

Morse, P. D., and Smirnov, A. I. "Recent Computer Applications in EPR Spectroscopy", in
"Electron Spin Resonance Specialist Periodica
l Reports", M. Davies, B. Gilbert, and N.
Atherton, Eds. Volume 15, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, England, pp. 244
-
267,
(1996).

77.

Morse, P. D., and Smirnov, A. I. "Simultaneous ESR Measurements of the Kinetics of
Oxygen Consumption and Spin Labe
l Reduction by Mammalian Cells", Magn. Reson. Chem. V.
33, S46
-
S52, (1995).

78.

Ahn, M. K., Smirnov, A. I., Smirnova, T. I., and Belford, R. L. "Superconducting Quantum
Interference Device Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements: Determination of Free
-
Radical
Con
centrations in PMR
-
15 Polyimide Resin", Macromol., 28 (20), pp.7026
-
7028, (1995).

79.

Smirnov, A. I., Smirnova, T. I., and Morse II, P. D., " Very High Frequency Electron
Paramagnetic Resonance of 2,2,6,6
-
tetramethyl
-
1
-
piperidinyloxy in 1,2
-
dipalmitoyl
-
sn
-
glyc
ero
-
3
-
phosphatidylcholine Liposomes: Partitioning and Molecular Dynamics", Biophys. J. 68, pp.
2350
-
2360, (1995).

80.


Smirnov, A. I., and Belford, R. L., "Rapid Quantitation from Inhomogeneously Broadened
EPR Spectra by a Fast Convolution Algorithm", J. Magn.

Reson. A, 113, pp. 65
-
73, (1995).

81.

Smirnova, T. I., Smirnov, A. I., Clarkson, R. B., and Belford, R. L. "W
-
band (95 GHz) EPR
Spectroscopy of Nitroxide Radicals With Complex Proton Hyperfine Structures: Fast Motion". J.
Phys. Chem., 99, 9008
-
9016, (1995).

82.

S
mirnova T. I., Smirnov A. I., Clarkson R. B., and Belford R. L., "Accuracy of Oxygen
Measurements in T2 (Linewidth) EPR Oximetry", Magn. Reson. Med. 33, pp. 801
-
810, (1995).

83.

Clarkson R. B., Norby S. W., Smirnov A. I., Vahidi N., Nims R. W., and Wink D
. A.,
"Direct Measurement of the Accumulation and Mitochondrial Consumption of Nitric Oxide Within
Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Using a Novel Intracellular Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
Technique", Bioch. Bioph. Acta, 1243, pp. 496
-
502, (1995).

84.


Li, X., W
eissman, S. I., Lin, T.
-
S., Gaspar, P. P., Cowley, A. H., and Smirnov, A. I.,
"Observation of a Triplet Phosphinidene by ESR Spectroscopy", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 116 (17),
pp. 7899
-
7990, (1994).

85.


Smirnova T. I., Smirnov A. I., Clarkson R. B., and Belford R. L
., "Half
-
Field EPR Transitions
in Synthetic Carbohydrate Chars", Solid State Commun., 91 (4), pp. 319
-
323, (1994).

86.


Smirnov A. I. , Norby S. W., Weyhenmeyer J. A., Clarkson R. B., "The Effect of
Temperature on the Respiration of Cultured Neural Cells as
Studied by a Novel EPR
T
echnique", Bioch. Bioph. Acta,
1200, 205
-
214 (1994).

87.


Auteri F. P., Belford R. L., Boyer S., Motsegood K., Smirnov A. I., Smirnova T., Vahidi N.,
and Clarkson R. B., "Carbon
-
Based Standards for Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
Spectr
oscopy", App. Magn. Reson., 6, pp. 287
-
308, (1994).

88.


Smirnova T. I., Smirnov A. I., Clarkson R. B., and Belford R. L., "Magnetic Susceptibility and
Spin Exchange in Fusinite and Carbohydrate Chars", J. Phys. Chem., 98 (10), 2464
-
2468,
(1994).

89.


Smirnov A. I., Norby S. W., Walczak T., Liu K. J., and Swartz H. M., "Physical and
Instrumental Consideration in the Use of Lithium Phthalocyanine for Measurements of the
Concentration of the Oxygen", J. Magn. Res. B., 103, 95
-
102, (1994).

90.


Degtyarev E. N.
, Kiryushkin S. G., Smirnov A. I., Yakimchenko O. E., "ESR Tomography of
Radiation
-
Induced Oxidation of Polypropylene", High Energy Chemistry, 26 (4), pp. 274
-
278,
(1993).

91.


Smirnov A. I., Norby S. W., Clarkson R. B., Walczak T., and Swartz H. M., "Simultan
eous
Multi
-
Site EPR Spectroscopy In Vivo", Magn. Res. Med., 30, pp. 213
-
220 (1993).

92.


Smirnov A. I., Golovina H. A., Yakimchenko O. E., Aksyonov S .I., and Lebedev Ya. S., "IN
V
IVO Seed Membrane Investigation b
y Electron

Paramagnetic Resonance", J. Plant
Physiology, 140, 447
-
452 (1992).

93.


Smirnov A. I., Poluectov O. G.,
and Lebedev Ya. S., "High Field

EPR Imaging", J. Magn.
Res., 97, 1
-
12 (1992).

94.


Swartz H. M., Boyer S., Brown S., Chang K., Gast P., Glockner J. F., Hu H.,

Liu K. J.,
Moussavi M., Nilges M. J., Norby S. W., Smirnov A. I., Vahidi N., Walczak T., Wu M., and
Clarkson R. B., in "Advances in Exp. Med. Biol., Chapter 14 "Oxygen transport to Tissues", (W.
Erdmann and D. F. Bruley, Eds.), Plenum Press, New York, pp.

221
-
228 (1992).

95.


Smirnov A. I., Degtyarev E. N., Yakimchenko O. E., and Lebedev Ya. S., "EPR
Tomography with High Space Resolution Using Inserts of Magnetically Soft Materials",
Instruments and Experimental Techniques, (Translated from Russian), 34, 202
-
2
08 (1991).

96.


Poluectov O. G., Smirnov A. I., and Lebedev Ya. S., "Electron Spin Resonance
Tomography in the 2
-
mm Wavelength Range", Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry,
(Translated from Russian), 64, 10, 1549
-
1552 (1991).

97.


Golovina H. A., Smirnov A. I.,

Yakimchenko O. E., Aksyonov S. I., and Lebedev Ya. S.,
"EPR Tomography of Paths by which an Aqueous Solution of Nitroxyl Radicals Enters the
Wheat Caryopsis", Soviet Plant Physiology (Translated from Russian), 38, 1 (2), pp. 90
-
95
(1991).

98.


Smirnov A. I.,

Yakimchenko O. E., Golovina H. A., Bekova

Sh. Kh., and Lebedev Ya.
S.,
"EPR Imaging with Natural Spin Probes", J. Magn. Res., 91, 386
-
391 (1991).

99.


Aksenov S. I., Grunina T. Yu., Smirnov A. I., and Yakimchenko O. Ye., " Probing of the
State of Water in
Wheat Seeds at the Initial Stages of their Ripening by the Method of E.S.R.
Tomography", Biophysics, (Translated from Russian), 36 (2), pp. 321
-
324 (1991).

100.


Smirnov A. I. "EPR Imaging of Structurally Heterogeneous Media", Author's
Abstract of Ph.D. Thesis
, (in Russian), Moscow Physical Technical Institute, Moscow
, 20 p.
,
1990.

101.


Yakimchenko O. E., Smirnov A. I., Lebedev Ya. S., "The Spin Probe Technique
in the EPR
-
Imaging of Structurally Heterogeneous Media", Appl. Magn. Res, V.1, #1, pp.1
-
19,
(1990).

102.


Yaki
mchenko O. E., Degtyarev E. N., Smirnov A. I., Borisov Yu. V., Bobolev A.
V., "EPR Tomography of the Diffusion Kinetic Process of the Formation of Ag
2+

in
Heterogeneous Catalysts", Kinetics and Catalysis, (Translated from Russian), V.31 (2), pp. 433
-
435.

103.


Smirnov A. I., Yakimchenko O. E., Lazarev G. G., and Lebedev Ya. S., "Spatial
Characteristics of Microwave Absorption of a High
-
Temperature Superconducting Ceramic in a
Magnetic Field", Soviet Physics Technical Physics, (Translated from Russian), 35, 120
-
1
22,
(1991).

104.


Smirnov A. I., Poluektov O. G., Grinberg O. Ya., Dubinskij A. A., Krymov W. N.,
Kaul A. R., Graboj I. E., Lebedev Ya. S., "Absorption of Magnetic and Electrical Components of
a Microwave Field in High
-
Temperature Superconductive Ceramics", Sov
iet Journal of Chemical
Physics, (Translated from Russian), v.9 (4), pp.330
-
336, (1991).

105.


Lazarev G. G., Mizen K. V., Smirnov A. I., Lebedev Ya. S., "Quasiresonant
Influence of Microwave Radiation on Superconducting Ceramics in Weak Magnetic Field",
Soviet

Physics Technical Physics, (Translated from Russian), 34 (1), pp.128
-
129, (1989).

106.

Lazarev G. G., Mizen K. V., Smirnov A. I., Yakimchenko O. E., Lebedev Ya. S., "A
Microwave Response and Spatial Distribution of Local Magnetic Fields in Superconducting
Cera
mics", Soviet Journal of Chemical Physics, (Translated from Russian), v.9 (4), pp.759
-
765,
(1991).

107.

Galtseva E. V., Grinberg O. Ya., Dubinskiy A. A., Lazarev G. G., Lebedev Ya. S.,
Poluektov O. G., Smirnov A. I., Yakimchenko O. E., "Magnetic
Radiospectroscopy of High
Temperature Superconductors", XXIV
-
th Congress AMPERE on Magnetic Resonance and
Related Phenomena, Poznan, 1989, p.461
-
477.

108.


Smirnov A. I., Degtjarev E. N., Yakimchenko O. E., Lebedev Ya. S., "EPR Tomography
with Rotation

of Magnetic
-
Field Gradient", Instruments and Experimental Techniques,
(Translated from Russian), 31 (2), 374
-
377, (1988).

109.


Smirnov A. I., Yakimchenko O. E., Aksenov S. I., Golovina E. A., Likhtenshtein G.I., and
Lebedev Ya. S., "Distribution of Aqueous S
olution of a Probe During Wheat Grain Imbibition as
Investigated by EPR
-
Tomography", Soviet Plant Physiology, (Translated from Russian), v.35
(4), 516
-
520, (1988).

110.

Grunina T. Yu., and Smirnov A. I., "Application of EPR Imaging Technique for
Determination o
f Water State in Wheat Seeds on the First Stages of Maturation", Proceedings
of XIX MGU scientific conference (in Russian), part 2, Moscow, WINITI, pp.151
-
155 (1988).


II.
Patent Applications (from 2001):


1.

A. I. Smirnov,

Nanotube

structures having a surfactant bilayer inner wall coating
”,
United States Patent
Number US
7,879,560
, issued on February 1, 2011.

2.

T. A. Cross, W. W. Brey, Alex I. Smirnov, E. Y. Checkmenev, “Solid
-
State NMR Method
for Screening Cell Membrane Protein Bindi
ng Drug Candidates”,
United States Patent
Number US 7,678,546
-
B1, issued on March 16, 2010.

3.

W. W. Brey, E. Y. Checkmenev, T. A. Cross, Alex I. Smirnov, “Detection of ligand
-
cell
membrane protein binding involves treating anodic aluminum oxide substrate wit
h
candidate ligand having potential binding affinity for cell membrane protein”, United
States Patent
Number US
7,674
,
595
-
B1, issued on March 9, 2010.

4.

A. I. Smirnov, “Nanotube Structures Having a Surfactant Bilayer Inner Wall Coating”,
United States Patent

US

7,521,225

B2
, issued on April 21, 2009.

5.

A. I. Smirnov, “Nanotube Structures Having a Surfactant Bilayer Inner Wall Coating”,
United States Patent
Application Publication Number US 2008/0318245 A1, issued on
December, 25, 2008.

6.

A. I. Smirnov, “Nanotube
Structures Having a Surfactant Bilayer Inner Wall Coating”,
International Patent Publication Number WO 2005/003722 A2, issued on January 13,
2005.

7.

N. Kocherginski, Iou. Kostetski, Alex I. Smirnov, “EPR based Kinetic Probe Method for
Evaluation of Beer”,
Provisional Patent filed by the National University of Singapore on
July 12, 2003; US Patent filed in July 2004.


III. Non
-
refereed articles


a) Since joining NCSU
:


1
.
Smirnov A. I. “
My early EPR days
”, EPR N
ewsletter
,
vol.17
,

no.1
, p.4 (
2007
).

2
. Smirnov A. I., Clarkson , R. B., and Belford, R. L. “Beware of O
2
! Molecular Oxygen Artifacts
in EPR Experiments at X
-
band and at High Magnetic Fields (W
-
band, 95 GHz)
-

Practical
Implications for Studies of Metalloproteins and Many Other Paramagnetic S
ubjects”, EPR
Newsletter, v.11, #3, pp.10
-
12 (2000).


b) Before 2000:


3
. Smirnov A. I. "EWVoight: EPR lineshape fitting program: Version 1.0. User Manual", Scientific
Software Services, Bloomington, IL, 1996.

4
. Smirnov A. I. "EPR Imaging Data Manipulation System. Version 1.0
-
1.2. User Manual",
Scientific Software Services, Bloomington, IL, 1994.


5
. Smirnov A. I., Walczak T., Liu K. J., Norby S. W., and Swartz H. M., "Considerations on
Experimental Conditions
Associated with the Study of Very Narrow Lines as Illustrated by Low
Level Oximetry by EPR In Vivo", EPR Newsletter, v.3, #3, pp.8
-
9 (1991).

6
. Smirnov A. I. "EPR Imaging

of Structurally Heterogeneous
Media", Ph.D. Thesis, (in
Russian), Moscow Physical
Technical Institute, Moscow, 168 P., 1990.