publications

  • Braff WA, Trancik JE, Guidelines for Stationary Energy Storage Technology Development, in final preparation for submission.
  • Ghoddusi H, Trancik JE, Biofuels Supply Risks and Energy Security Concerns, in review.
  • Edwards MR, Trancik JE, Climate Impacts of Energy Technologies Depend on Emissions Timing, Nature Climate Change, 2014, Vol. 4, pp. 347-352 link.
  • Trancik JE, Renewable Energy: Back the Renewables Boom, Nature, 2014, Vol. 507, pp. 300-302 link.
  • Trancik JE, Chang MT, Karapataki C, Stokes LC, Effectiveness of a Segmental Approach to Climate Change Policy, Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, Vol. 48, pp. 27-35 link.
  • Bettencourt LMA*, Trancik JE*, Kaur J, Determinants of the Pace of Global Innovation in Energy Technologies, PLoS One, 2013, Vol. 8, e67864 pdf, link. *Authors contributed equally.
  • Trancik JE, Cross-Call D, Energy Technologies Evaluated Against Climate Targets Using a Cost and Carbon Trade-off Curve, Environmental Science & Technology, 2013, Vol. 47, pp. 6673-6680 pdf.
  • Nagy B, Farmer JD, Bui QM, Trancik JE, Statistical Basis for Predicting Technological Progress, PLoS One, 2013, Vol. 8, e52669 link.
  • McNerney J, Farmer JD, Trancik JE, Historical Costs of Coal-Fired Electricity and Implications for the Future, Energy Policy, 2011, Vol. 39, pp. 3042-3054 pdf.
  • McNerney J, Farmer JD, Redner S, Trancik JE, Role of Design Complexity in Technology Improvement, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011, Vol. 108, pp. 9008-9013 link.
  • Nagy B, Farmer JD, Trancik JE, Gonzales JP, Superexponential long-term trends in information technology, Technology Forecasting and Social Change, 2011, Vol. 78, pp. 1356-1364 link.
  • Trancik JE, Calabrese Barton S, Hone J, Transparent and Catalytic Carbon Nanotube Films, Nano Letters, 2008, Vol. 8, pp. 982-987 pdf.
  • Farmer JD* and Trancik JE*, Dynamics of technological development in the energy sector, London Accord Final Publication, J-P Onstwedder and M Mainelli eds. (2007); and Santa Fe Institute Working Paper #07-12-046, *Authors contributed equally pdf.
  • Trancik JE, Scale and innovation in the energy sector: a focus on photovoltaics and nuclear fission, Environmental Research Letters, 2006, Vol. 1, 014009 (7 pp) pdf.
  • Trancik JE, Zweibel K, Technology choice and the cost reduction potential of photovoltaics, J.E. Trancik, K. Zweibel, Proceedings of the World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, IEEE WCPEC – 4, 2006, Vol. 2, pp. 2490-2493 pdf.
  • Trancik JE, Photovoltaics – a niche-market distraction or a global energy solution? Georgetown Public Policy Review, 2006, Vol. 11, pp. 69-81
  • Trancik JE, Czernuszka JT, Riekel C, Bell FI, Viney C, Nanostructural features of a spider dragline silk as revealed by electron and X-ray diffraction studies, Polymer, 2006, Vol. 47, pp. 5633-5642 (invited paper) pdf.
  • Halvarsson M, Trancik JE, Ruppi S, The microstructure of CVD k-Al2O3 multilayers separated by thin intermediate TiN or TiC layers, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, 2006, Vol. 24, pp.32-38
  • Trancik JE, Gilmore A, Reichardt J, Tiazzoldi C, Efficient and Resilient Electric Power Networks: A Chinese Case Study, Complex Systems Summer School, Beijing, Santa Fe Institute (2005)
  • Trancik JE, Czernuszka JT, Cockayne DJH, Viney C, Nanostructural physical and chemical information derived from the unit cell scattering amplitudes of a spider dragline silk, Polymer, 2005, Vol. 46, pp. 5225-5231
  • Trancik JE, Czernuszka JT, Bell F, Viney C, Nanoscale Origins of Spider Dragline Mechanical Properties, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 2005, Vol. 844, Y4.7.1-Y4.7.6
  • Trancik JE, and Modi, V., Energy infrastructure design in Sao Tome e Principe, in Development Plan of Action, Earth Institute Advisory Project (2004)
  • Trancik JE, Silk microstructures, University of Oxford (2002), PhD Thesis
  • Trancik JE, Czernuszka JT, Merriman C, Viney C, A simple method for orienting silk and other flexible fibres in transmission electron microscopy specimens, Journal of Microscopy, 2001, Vol. 203, pp. 235-238
  • Kraus GT, Lu Y-C, Trancik JE, Mitro DM, Giannelis EP, Thompson MO, and Sass SL, Synthesis and magnetic properties of Ni- Al2O3 thin films, Journal of Applied Physics, 1997, Vol. 82, pp. 1189-1195
  • Ustundag E, Stocker ML, Shapiro Y, Trancik JE, Sass SL, In situ processing of metal-ceramic composites using partial reduction reactions: effect of dopants, porosity and volume change, in Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials IV, T.S. Srivatsan and J.J. Moore (eds.), TMS, Pennsylvania (1996)

Patents:

  • Trancik JE and Hone J, ‘Ozone-treated Carbon Electrodes’, US Patent Application, No. 12/221,462, filed August 1, 2008
  • Saffre F and Trancik JE, ‘Scheduling Usage or Provision of Resources’, US20110029348A1, EP2107518A1, EP2272033A1, WO2009122173A1, Patent Application, EP 08 251 232.8, filed March 31, 2008