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Brinn, R. M.; Yan, C.; Ondry, J.; Abbas, A. S.; Alivisatos, A. P. Quantitative Comparison of Recombination Rates of Core/Shell Quantum Dots in Colloidal Solution and Self-Assembled Monolayer Superlattices. Submitted 2022.

Calvin, J. J.; Brewer, A. S.; Crook, M. F.; Kaufman, T. M.; Alivisatos, A. P. Observation of Negative Surface and Interface Energies of Quantum Dots. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2024, 121 (18). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2307633121.

Wang, X.; Yan, C.; Ondry, J. C.; Bodiwala, V.; Ercius, P.; Alivisatos, A. P. An Artificial Intelligence’s Interpretation of Complex High-Resolution in Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Data. Matter 2024, 7 (1), 175–190. DOI: 10.1016/j.matt.2023.10.023.

Pattison, A. J.; Pedroso, C. C. S.; Cohen, B. E.; Ondry, J. C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Theis, W.; Ercius, P. Advanced Techniques in Automated High-Resolution Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy. Nanotechnology 2024, 35 (1), 015710. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/acf938.


Yuan, R.; Roberts, T. D.; Brinn, R. M.; Choi, A. A.; Park, H. H.; Yan, C.; Ondry, J. C.; Khorasani, S.; Masiello, D. J.; Xu, K.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Ginsberg, N. S. A Composite Electrodynamic Mechanism to Reconcile Spatiotemporally Resolved Exciton Transport in Quantum Dot Superlattices. Sci. Adv. 2023, 9 (42). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.adh2410.

McKeown-Green, A. S.; Ondry, J. C.; Crook, M. F.; Calvin, J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P. Examining the Role of Chloride Ligands on Defect Removal in Imperfectly Attached Semiconductor Nanocrystals for 1D and 2D Attachment Cases. J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127 (16), 7740–7751. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c00506.

Brewer, A. S.; Calvin, J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P. Impact of Uniform Facets on the Thermodynamics of Ligand Exchanges on Colloidal Quantum Dots. J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127 (21), 10270–10281. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c00187.

Robberstad Møller-Nilsen, R. E.; Canepa, S.; Jensen, E.; Sun, H.; Moreno-Hernandez, I. A.; Yesibolati, M. N.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Mølhave, K. S. Quantifying Aqueous Radiolytic Products in Liquid Phase Electron Microscopy. J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127 (31), 15512–15522. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c02359.

Walker, N.; Lee, S.; Dagdelen, J.; Cruse, K.; Gleason, S.; Dunn, A.; Ceder, G.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Persson, K. A.; Jain, A. Extracting Structured Seed-Mediated Gold Nanorod Growth Procedures from Scientific Text with LLMs. Digit. Discov. 2023, 2 (6), 1768–1782. DOI: 10.1039/d3dd00019b.

Cifci, O. S.; Yoder, M. A.; Xu, L.; Chen, H.; Beck, C. J.; He, J.; Koscher, B. A.; Nett, Z.; Swabeck, J. K.; Paul Alivisatos, A.; Nuzzo, R. G.; Braun, P. V. Luminescent Concentrator Design for Displays with High Ambient Contrast and Efficiency. Nat. Photonics 2023, 17 (10), 872–877. DOI: 10.1038/s41566-023-01281-2.

Crook, M. F.; Moreno-Hernandez, I. A.; Ondry, J. C.; Ciston, J.; Bustillo, K. C.; Vargas, A.; Alivisatos, A. P. EELS Studies of Cerium Electrolyte Reveal Substantial Solute Concentration Effects in Graphene Liquid Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145 (12), 6648–6657. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c07778.

Dahl, J. C.; Niblett, S.; Cho, Y.; Wang, X.; Zhang, Y.; Chan, E.; Alivisatos, A. P. Scientific Machine Learning of 2D Perovskite Nanosheet Formation. ChemRxiv 2023. DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2023-7nrxs.


Yan, C.; Byrne, D.; Ondry, J. C.; Kahnt, A.; Moreno-Hernandez, I. A.; Kamat, G. A.; Liu, Z.-J.; Laube, C.; Crook, M. F.; Zhang, Y.; Ercius, P.; Alivisatos, A. P. Facet-selective etching trajectories of individual semiconductor nanocrystals. Sci. Adv. 2022. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abq1700.

Calvin, J. J.; Ben-Moshe, A.; Curling, E. B.; Brewer, A. S.; Sedlak, A. B.; Kaufman, T. M.; Alivisatos, A. P. Thermodynamics of the Adsorption of Cadmium Oleate to Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dots and Implications of a Dynamic Ligand Shell. J. Phys. Chem. C 2022. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c04223.

Vargo, E.; Dahl, J. C.; Evans, K. M.; Khan, T.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Xu, T. Using Machine Learning to Predict and Understand Complex Self-Assembly Behaviors of a Multicomponent Nanocomposite. Adv Mater 2022. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202203168.

Groschner, K.; Pattison, A. J.; Ben-Moshe, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Theis, W.; Scott, M. C. Classifying handedness in chiral nanomaterials using label error robust deep learning. npj Comput Mater 2022. DOI: 10.1038/s41524-022-00822-7.

Eisler, C. N.; Parson, L. E.; Nett, Z.; Love, C.; Schwartzberg, A. M.; Alivisatos, A. P. Photonic Luminescent Solar Concentrator Design for High Efficiency, Low Cost Multijunction Photovoltaics. Photovoltaics Front. Photon. 2022. DOI: 10.3389/fphot.2022.932913.

Moreno-Hernandez, I. A.; Crook, M. F.; Jamali, V.; Alivisatos, A. P. Recent advances in the study of colloidal nanocrystals enabled by in situ liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy. MRS Bulletin 2022. DOI: 10.1557/s43577-022-00287-5.

Ledendecker, M.; Paciok, P.; Osowiecki, W. T.; Pander, M.; Heggen, M.; Gohl, D.; Kamat, G. A.; Erbe, A.; Mayrhofer, K. J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P. Engineering gold-platinum core-shell nanoparticles by self-limitation in solution. Commun Chem 2022. DOI: 10.1038/s42004-022-00680-w.

Abbas, A. S.; Vargo, E.; Jamali, V.; Ercius, P.; Pieters, P. F.; Brinn, R. M.; Ben-Moshe, A.; Cho, M. G.; Xu, T.; Alivisatos, A. P. Observation of an Orientational Glass in a Superlattice of Elliptically-Faceted CdSe Nanocrystals. ACS Nano 2022. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.2c02014.

Pieters, P. F.; Laine, A.; Li, H.; Lu, Y.-H.; Singh, Y.; Wang, L.-W.; Liu, Y.; Xu, T.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Salmeron, M. Multiscale Characterization of the Influence of the Organic-Inorganic Interface on the Dielectric Breakdown of Nanocomposites. ACS Nano 2022. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.2c01558.

Calvin, J. J.; Brewer, A. S.; Alivisatos, A. P. The role of organic ligand shell structures in colloidal nanocrystal synthesis. Nat. Synth. 2022. DOI: 10.1038/s44160-022-00025-4.


Hoduk Cho, Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Vida Jamali, Myoung Hwan Oh, and A. Paul Alivisatos In Situ Quantification of Interactions between Charged Nanorods in a Predefined Potential Energy Landscape Nano Lett. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c04198

Dayne F. Swearer, Stefan Fischer, Daniel K. Angell, Chris Siefe, A. Paul Alivisatos, Steven Chu, and Jennifer A. Dionne Single Particle Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy with Sub-20 nm, Electron-Stable Phosphors ACS Photonics 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c00235

Jason J. Calvin, Justin C. Ondry, Jakob C. Dahl, Adam B. Sedlak, Amy McKeown-Green, Xingzhi Wang, Michelle F. Crook, Samuel P. Gleason, Matthew R. Hauwiller, Anne M. Baranger, and A. Paul Alivisatos Research Group-Led Undergraduate Research Program: Analyzing and Improving a Versatile Springboard for First-Year Undergraduates J. Chem. Educ. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c01065

Justin C. Ondry, Layne B. Frechette, Phillip L. Geissler, and A. Paul Alivisatos Trade-offs between Translational and Orientational Order in 2D Superlattices of Polygonal Nanocrystals with Differing Edge Count Nano Lett. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04058

Uri Hananel, Assaf Ben Moshe, Gil Markovich, and A. Paul Alivisatos Nanocrystals as Model Systems for Studying the Interplay Between Crystallization and Chirality Isr. J. Chem. 2021. DOI: 10.1002/ijch.202100058

Megan Phelana, David R.Needell, Haley Bauser, Hanxiao Su, Michael Deceglie, San Theingi, Brent Koscher, Zach Nett, Colton R. Bukowsky, Ognjen Ilic, Paul Stradins, John Geisz, Ralph Nuzzo, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Harry A. Atwater Outdoor performance of a tandem InGaP/Si photovoltaic luminescent solar concentrator Sol. Energy Mater Sol. Cells. 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110945

Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Michelle F. Crook, Justin C. Ondry, and A. Paul Alivisatos Redox Mediated Control of Electrochemical Potential in Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c03906

Michelle F. Crook, Christian Laube, Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Axel Kahnt, Stefan Zahn, Justin C. Ondry, Aijia Liu, and A. Paul Alivisatos Elucidating the Role of Halides and Iron during Radiolysis-Driven Oxidative Etching of Gold Nanocrystals Using Liquid Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy and Pulse Radiolysis J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c05099

Ilana J. Porter, Angela Lee, Scott K. Cushing, Hung-Tzu Chang, Justin C. Ondry, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone Characterization of Carrier Cooling Bottleneck in Silicon Nanoparticles by Extreme Ultraviolet (XUV) Transient Absorption Spectroscopy J. Phys. Chem. C 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c02101

Assaf Ben-Moshe, Alessandra da Silva , Alexander Müller, Anas Abu-Odeh, Patrick Harrison, Jacob Waelder, Farnaz Niroui, Colin Ophus, Andrew M Minor, Mark Asta, Wolfgang Theis, Peter Ercius, and A. Paul Alivisatos The chain of chirality transfer in tellurium nanocrystals Science 2021. DOI: 10.1126/science.abf9645

Jason J. Calvin, Tierni M. Kaufman, Adam B. Sedlak, Michelle F. Crook and A. Paul Alivisatos Observation of ordered organic capping ligands on semiconducting quantum dots via powder X-ray diffraction Nature Commun. 2021. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-22947-x

Burak Guzelturk, Benjamin L. Cotts, Dipti Jasrasaria, John P. Philbin, David A. Hanifi, Brent A. Koscher, Arunima D. Balan, Ethan Curling, Marc Zajac, Suji Park, Nuri Yazdani, Clara Nyby, Vladislav Kamysbayev, Stefan Fischer, Zach Nett, Xiaozhe Shen, Michael E. Kozina, Ming-Fu Lin, Alexander H. Reid, Stephen P. Weathersby, Richard D. Schaller, Vanessa Wood, Xijie Wang, Jennifer A. Dionne, Dmitri V. Talapin, A. Paul Alivisatos, Alberto Salleo, Eran Rabani & Aaron M. Lindenberg Dynamic lattice distortions driven by surface trapping in semiconductor nanocrystals Nature Commun. 2021. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-22116-0

Vida Jamali, Cory Hargus, Assaf Ben-Moshe, Amirali Aghazadeh, Hyun Dong Ha, Kranthi K. Mandadapu, and A. Paul Alivisatos Anomalous nanoparticle surface diffusion in LCTEM is revealed by deep learning-assisted analysis PNAS 2021. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2017616118

Xingzhi Wang, Jie Li, Hyun Dong Ha, Jakob C. Dahl, Justin C. Ondry, Ivan Moreno-Hernandez, Teresa Head-Gordon, and A. Paul Alivisatos AutoDetect-mNP: An Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm for Automated Analysis of Transmission Electron Microscope Images of Metal Nanoparticles JACS Au 2021. DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.0c00030

Maria V. Mukhina, Jason Tresback, Justin C. Ondry, Austin Akey, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Nancy Kleckner Single-Particle Studies Reveal a Nanoscale Mechanism for Elastic, Bright, and Repeatable ZnS:Mn Mechanoluminescence in a Low-Pressure Regime ACS Nano 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08890

Justin C. Ondry and A. Paul Alivisatos Application of Dislocation Theory to Minimize Defects in Artificial Solids Built with Nanocrystal Building Blocks Acc. Chem. Res. 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.0c00719

Stefano Toso, Dmitry Baranov, Davide Altamura, Francesco Scattarella, Jakob Dahl, Xingzhi Wang, Sergio Marras, A. Paul Alivisatos, Andrej Singer, Cinzia Giannini, and Liberato Manna Multilayer Diffraction Reveals That Colloidal Superlattices Approach the Structural Perfection of Single Crystals ACS Nano 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08929

Jason J. Calvin, Erin A. O’Brien, Adam B. Sedlak, Arunima D. Balan, and A. Paul Alivisatos Thermodynamics of Composition Dependent Ligand Exchange on the Surfaces of Colloidal Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots ACS Nano 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08683


Qian Chen, Jong Min Yuk, Matthew R. Hauwiller, Jungjae Park, Kyun Seong Dae, Jae Sung Kim, and A. Paul Alivisatos Nucleation, growth, and superlattice formation of nanocrystals observed in liquid cell transmission electron microscopy MRS Bulletin 2020. DOI: 10.1557/mrs.2020.229

Justin C. Ondry, John P. Philbin, Michael Lostica, Eran Rabani, and A. Paul Alivisatos Colloidal Synthesis Path to 2D Crystalline Quantum Dot Superlattices ACS Nano 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c07202

Chang Yan, Daniel Weinberg, Dipti Jasrasaria, Matthew A. Kolaczkowski, Zi-jie Liu, John P. Philbin, Arunima D. Balan, Yi Liu, Adam M. Schwartzberg, Eran Rabani, and A. Paul Alivisatos Uncovering the Role of Hole Traps in Promoting Hole Transfer from Multiexcitonic Quantum Dots to Molecular Acceptors ACS Nano 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08158

Hoduk Cho, Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Vida Jamali, Myoung Hwan Oh, and A. Paul Alivisatos In Situ Quantification of Interactions between Charged Nanorods in a Predefined Potential Energy Landscape Nano Lett. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c04198

Stefan Fischer, Chris Siefe, Dayne F. Swearer, Claire A. McLellan, A. Paul Alivisatos, Jennifer A. Dionne Bright Infrared-to-Ultraviolet/Visible Upconversion in Small Alkaline Earth-Based Nanoparticles with Biocompatible CaF2 Shells Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202007683

Hyun Dong Ha*, Chang Yan*, Georgios Katsoukis, Gaurav A. Kamat, Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Heinz Frei, and A. Paul Alivisatos Precise Colloidal Plasmonic Photocatalysts Constructed by Multistep Photodepositions Nano Lett. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c03431

Matthew R. Hauwiller, Xingchen Ye, Matthew R. Jones, Cindy M. Chan, Jason J. Calvin, Michelle F. Crook, Haimei Zheng, and A. Paul Alivisatos Tracking the Effects of Ligands on Oxidative Etching of Gold Nanorods in Graphene Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy ACS Nano 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03601

Jason J. Calvin, Joseph K. Swabeck, Adam B. Sedlak, Yongwook Kim, Eunjoo Jang, and A. Paul Alivisatos Thermodynamic Investigation of Increased Luminescence in Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots by Treatment with Metal Halide Salts J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c08954

Dipti Jasrasaria, John P. Philbin, Chang Yan, Daniel Weinberg, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Eran Rabani Sub-Bandgap Photoinduced Transient Absorption Features in CdSe Nanostructures: The Role of Trapped Holes J. Phys. Chem. C 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04746

Jakob C. Dahl, Xingzhi Wang, Xiao Huang, Emory M. Chan, and A. Paul Alivisatos Elucidating the Weakly Reversible Cs-Pb-Br Perovskite Nanocrystal Reaction Network with High-Throughput Maps and Transformations J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c04997

Amy Ren, David Lu, Edward Wong, Matthew R. Hauwiller, A. Paul Alivisatos and Gang Ren Real-time Observation of Dynamic Structure of Liquid-vapor Interface at Nanometer Resolution in Electron Irradiated Sodium Chloride Crystals Sci. Rep. 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-65274-9

Gaurav A. Kamat, Chang Yan, Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Ivan A. Moreno-Hernandez, Marc Ledendecker, and A. Paul Alivisatos Self-Limiting Shell Formation in Cu@Ag Core-Shell Nanocrystals During Galvanic Replacement J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c01551

Vida Jamali, Farnaz Niroui, Lauren W. Taylor, Oliver S. Dewey, Brent A. Koscher, Matteo Pasquali, and A. Paul Alivisatos Perovskite-Carbon Nanotube Light-Emitting Fibers Nano Lett. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b05225

Mengyu Gao, Hao Liu, Sunmoon Yu, Sheena Louisia, Ye Zhang, David P. Nenon, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Peidong Yang Scaling Laws of Exciton Recombination Kinetics in Low Dimensional Halide Perovskite Nanostructures J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c02000

Byung Hyo Kim, Junyoung Heo, Sungin Kim, Cyril F. Reboul, Hoje Chun, Dohun Kang, Hyeonhu Bae, Hyejeong Hyun, Jongwoo Lim, Hoonkyung Lee, Byungchan Han, Taeghwan Hyeon, A. Paul Alivisatos, Peter Ercius, Hans Elmlund, and Jungwon Park Critical differences in 3D atomic structure of individual ligand-protected nanocrystals in solution Science 2020. DOI: 10.1126/science.aax3233

Hao Liu, Martin Siron, Mengyu Gao, Dylan Lu, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Dandan Zhang, Letian Dou, A. Paul Alivisatos and Peidong Yang Lead halide perovskite nanowires stabilized by block copolymers for Langmuir-Blodgett assembly Nano Res. 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-020-2717-9

Myoung Hwan Oh, Min Gee Cho, Dong Young Chung, Inchul Park, Youngwook Paul Kwon, Colin Ophus, Dokyoon Kim, Min Gyu Kim, Beomgyun Jeong, X. Wendy Gu, Jinwoung Jo, Ji Mun Yoo, Jaeyoung Hong, Sara McMains, Kisuk Kang, Yung-Eun Sung, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Taeghwan Hyeon Design and synthesis of multigrain nanocrystal via geometric misfit strain Nature 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1899-3


Arunima D. Balan, Jacob H. Olshansky, Yonatan Horowitz, Hui-Ling Han, Erin A. O’Brien, Lucio Tang, Gabor A. Somorjai, and A. Paul Alivisatos Unsaturated Ligands Seed an Order to Disorder Transition in Mixed Ligand Shells of CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots ACS Nano 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b03054

Wenjing Zheng, Matthew R. Hauwiller, Wen-I Liang, Colin Ophus, Peter Ercius, Emory M. Chan, Ying-Hao Chu, Mark Asta, Xiwen DuEmail, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Haimei Zheng. Real Time Imaging of Two-dimensional Iron Oxide Spherulite Nanostructure Formation Nano Res. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-019-2531-4

Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Jasper J. Nussbaum, Gaurav A. Kamat, Georgios Katsoukis, Marc Ledendecker, Heinz Frei, Alexis T. Bell, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Factors and Dynamics of Cu Nanocrystal Reconstruction under CO2 Reduction ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.9b01714

Chris Siefe, Randy D. Mehlenbacher, Chunte Sam Peng, Yunxiang Zhang, Stefan Fischer, Alice Lay, Claire A. McLellan, A. Paul Alivisatos, Steven Chu, and Jennifer A. Dionne. Sub-20 nm Core-Shell-Shell Nanoparticles for Bright Upconversion and Enhanced Förster Resonant Energy Transfer J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09571

Brent A. Koscher, Zachary Nett, and A. Paul Alivisatos. The Underlying Chemical Mechanism of Selective Chemical Etching in CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals for Reliably Accessing Near-Unity Emitters ACS Nano 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b05782

Jakob C. Dahl, Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Yao Cai, Joseph K. Swabeck, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Mark Asta, Emory M. Chan, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Probing the Stability and Band Gaps of Cs2AgInCl6 and Cs2AgSbCl6 Lead-Free Double Perovskite Nanocrystals Chem. Mater. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b04202

Matthew R. Hauwiller, Justin C. Ondry, Jason J. Calvin, Anne M. Baranger, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Translatable Research Group-Based Undergraduate Research Program for Lower-Division Students J. Chem. Educ. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00159

Justin C. Ondry, John P. Philbin, Michael Lostica, Eran Rabani, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Resilient Pathways to Atomic Attachment of Quantum Dot Dimers and Artificial Solids from Faceted CdSe Quantum Dot Building Blocks ACS Nano 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b03052

Jianbo Gao, Lyran Kidon, Eran Rabani, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Ultrahigh Hot Carrier Transient Photocurrent in Nanocrystal Arrays by Auger Recombination Nano Lett. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02374

Stefan Fischer, Randy D. Mehlenbacher, Alice Lay, Chris Siefe, Paul Alivisatos, and Jennifer A. Dionne. Small Alkaline-Earth-based Core/Shell Nanoparticles for Efficient Upconversion Nano Lett. 2019. DOI: 0.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01057

Nanjia Zhou, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Carissa N. Eisler, Dandan Zhang, Adam M. Schwartzberg, Peidong Yang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Jennifer A. Lewis. Perovskite Nanowire-block Copolymer Composites with Digitally Programmable Polarization Anisotropy Sci. Adv. 2019. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav8141

Maxim B. Prigozhin, Peter C. Maurer, Alexandra M. Courtis, Nian Liu, Michael D. Wisser, Chris Siefe, Bining Tian, Emory Chan, Guosheng Song, Stefan Fischer, Shaul Aloni, D. Frank Ogletree, Edward S. Barnard, Lydia-Marie Joubert, Jianghong Rao, A. Paul Alivisatos, Roger M. Macfarlane, Bruce E. Cohen, Yi Cui, Jennifer A. Dionne, and Steven Chu. Bright Sub-20-nm Cathodoluminescent Nanoprobes for Electron Microscopy Nat. Nanotechnol. 2019. DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0395-0

Matthew J. Jurow, Thomas Morgenstern, Carissa Eisler, Jun King, Erika Penzo, Mai Do, Manuel Engelmayer, Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Christopher Tassone, Lin-Wang Wang, A. Paul Alivisatos, Wolfgang Brutting, and Yi Liu. Manipulating the Transition Dipole Moment of CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals for Superior Optical Properties Nano Lett. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b00122

David A. Hanifi, Noah D. Bronstein, Brent A. Koscher, Zach Nett, Joseph K. Swabeck, Kaori Takano, Adam M. Schwartzberg, Lorenzo Maserati, Koen Vandewal, Yoeri van de Burgt, Alberto Salleo, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Redefining Near-unity Luminescence in Quantum Dots with Photothermal Threshold Quantum Yield Science 2019. DOI: 10.1126/science.aat3803

Matthew R. Hauwiller, Justin C. Ondry, Cindy M. Chan, Prachi Khandekar, Jessica Yu, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Gold Nanocrystal Etching as a Means of Probing the Dynamic Chemical Environment in Graphene Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy JACS 2019. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b00082


David P. Nenon, Kimo Pressler, Jun Kang, Brent A. Koscher, Jacob H. Olshansky, Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Matthew A. Koc, Lin-Wang Wang, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Design Principles for Trap-Free CsPbX3 Nanocrystals: Enumerating and Eliminating Surface Halide Vacancies with Softer Lewis Bases JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b11035

David R. Needell, Ognjen Ilic, Colton R. Bukowsky, Zach Nett, Lu Xu, Junwen He, Haley Bauser, Benjamin G. Lee, John F. Geisz, Ralph G. Nuzzo, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Harry A. Atwater. Design Criteria for Micro-Optical Tandem Luminescent Solar Concentrators IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 2018. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2861751

Tae-Gon Kim, Danylo Zherebetskyy, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Myoung Hwan Oh, Lin-Wang Wang, Eunjoo Jang, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Trap Passivation in Indium-Based Quantum Dots through Surface Fluorination: Mechanism and Applications ACS Nano 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b06692

Matthew R. Hauwiller,* Xiaowei Zhang,* Wen-I Liang,* Chung-Hua Chiu,* Qian Zhang, Wenjing Zheng, Colin Ophus, Emory M. Chan, Cory Czarnik, Ming Pan, Frances M. Ross, Wen-Wei Wu, Yin-Hao Chu, Mark Asta, Peter W. Voorhees, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Haimei Zheng. Dynamics of Nanoscale Dendrite Formation in Solution Growth Revealed Through in Situ Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy Nano Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02819

Wojciech Osowiecki and A. Paul Alivisatos. Introductory Perspective. Electrochemical Engineering: From Discovery to Product 2018.

Matthew R. Hauwiller, Layne B. Frechette, Matthew R. Jones, Justin C. Ondry, Grant M. Rotskoff, Phillip Geissler, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Unraveling Kinetically-Driven Mechanisms of Gold Nanocrystal Shape Transformations Using Graphene Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy Nano Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02337

Wendy Gu, Lindsey A. Hanson, Carissa N. Eisler, Matthew A. Koc, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Pseudoelasticity at Large Strains in Au Nanocrystals Physical Review Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.056102

Ilana J. Porter, Scott K. Cushing, Lucas M. Carneiro, Angela Lee, Justin C. Ondry , Jakob C. Dahl, Hung-Tzu Chang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Photoexcited Small Polaron Formation in Goethite (α-FeOOH) Nanorods Probed by Transient Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroscopy J. Phys. Chem. Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01525

Alice Lay, Chris Siefe, Stefan Fischer, Randy D. Mehlenbacher, Feng Ke, Wendy L. Mao, A. Paul Alivisatos, Miriam B. Goodman, and Jennifer A. Dionne. Bright, Mechanosensitive Upconversion with Cubic-Phase Heteroepitaxial Core-Shell Nanoparticles. JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b01535

Joseph K. Swabeck, Stefan Fischer, Noah D Bronstein, and A. Paul Alivisatos Broadband sensitization of lanthanide emission with indium phosphide quantum dots for visible to NIR downshifting. JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b02612

Wojciech T. Osowiecki , Xingchen Ye, Pratima Satish, Karen C. Bustillo, Ezra L. Clark, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Tailoring Morphology of Cu-Ag Nanocrescents and Core-Shell Nanocrystals Guided by a Thermodynamic Model. JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b04558

Natalie A. Gibson, Brent A. Koscher, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Excitation Intensity Dependence of Photoluminescence Blinking in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals J. Phys. Chem. C 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03206

Matthew R. Hauwiller, Justin C. Ondry, A. Paul Alivisatos. Using Graphene Liquid Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy to Study in Situ Nanocrystal Etching JoVE 2018. DOI: 10.3791/57665

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Michael D. Wisser, Stefan Fischer, Chris Siefe, A. Paul Alivisatos, Alberto Salleo, and Jennifer A. Dionne. Improving Quantum Yield of Upconverting Nanoparticles in Aqueous Media via Emission Sensitization Nano Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00634

Christian Wurth, Stefan Fischer, Bettina Grauel, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Ute Resch-Genger. Quantum yields, surface quenching and passivation efficiency for ultra-small core/shell upconverting nanoparticles JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b01458

Hua Sheng, Myoung Hwan Oh, Wojciech T. Osowiecki, Wooyul Kim, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Heinz Frei. Carbon Dioxide Dimer Radical Anion as Surface Intermediate of Photoinduced CO2 Reduction at Aqueous Cu and CdSe Nanoparticle Catalysts by Rapid-Scan FT-IR Spectroscopy JACS 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b00271

Andrew Barnabas Wong, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Jun Kang, Christopher S. Kley, Dohyung Kim , Natalie A. Gibson Dandan Zhang, Yi Yu, Stephen R. Leone, Lin-Wang Wang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Peidong Yang. Strongly Quantum Confined Colloidal Cesium Tin Iodide Perovskite Nanoplates: Lessons for Reducing Defect Density and Improving Stability Nano Letters 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00077

Justin C. Ondry, Matthew R. Hauwiller, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Dynamics and Removal Pathway of Edge Dislocations in Imperfectly Attached PbTe Nanocrystal Pairs: Toward Design Rules for Oriented Attachment ACS Nano 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00638

Jia Lin, Minliang Lai, Letian Dou, Christopher S. Kley, Hong Chen, Fei Peng, Junliang Sun, Dylan Lu, Steven A. Hawks, Chenlu Xie, Fan Cui, A. Paul Alivisatos, David T. Limmer & Peidong Yang. Thermochromic halide perovskite solar cells Nature Materials 2018. DOI:10.1038/s41563-017-0006-0

David B. Litt, Matthew R. Jones, Mario Hentschel, Ying Wang, Sui Yang, Hyun Dong Ha, Xiang Zhang, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Hybrid Lithographic and DNA-Directed Assembly of a Configurable Plasmonic Metamaterial That Exhibits Electromagnetically Induced Transparency Nano Letters. 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04116


Jillian M. Buriak, Prashant V. Kamat, Kirk S. Schanze, A. Paul Alivisatos, Catherine J. Murphy, George C. Schatz, Gregory D. Scholes, Peter J. Stang, and Paul S. Weiss Virtual Issue on Metal-Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals-A Bright Future for Optoelectronics Chem. Mater. 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04336

Debra L. McCaffrey, Son C. Nguyen, Stephen J. Cox, Horst Weller, A. Paul Alivisatos, Phillip L. Geissler, and Richard J. Saykally. Mechanism of ion adsorption to aqueous interfaces: Graphene/water vs. air/water PNAS 2017. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1702760114

Stefan Fischer, Joseph K. Swabeck, and A. Paul Alivisatos Controlled Isotropic and Anisotropic Shell Growth in β-NaLnF4 Nanocrystals Induced by Precursor Injection Rate JACS 2017. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07496

Jacob H. Olshansky, Arunima D. Balan, Tina X. Ding, Xiao Fu, Youjin V. Le, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Temperature-Dependent Hole Transfer from Photoexcited Quantum Dots to Molecular Species: Evidence for Trap-Mediated Transfer ACS Nano 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03580

Lucas M. Carneiro, Scott K. Cushing, Chong Liu, Yude Su, Peidong Yang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Excitation-wavelength-dependent small polaron trapping of photoexcited carriers in α-Fe2O3 Nature Materials 2017. DOI: 10.1038/nmat4936

Matthew J. Jurow, Thomas Lampe, Erika Penzo, Jun Kang, Matthew A. Koc, Thomas Zechel, Zachary Nett, Michael Brady, Lin-Wang Wang, A. Paul Alivisatos, Stefano Cabrini, Wolfgang Brutting, and Yi Liu. Tunable Anisotropic Photon Emission from Self-Organized CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals Nano Letters 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02147

Paul Alivisatos Nanoscience – Potential and Threats Molecular Frontiers Journal 2017. DOI: 10.1142/S2529732517400077

Jie Zhao, Son C. Nguyen, Rong Ye, Baihua Ye, Horst Weller, Gabor A. Somorjai, A. Paul Alivisatos, and F. Dean Toste. Comparison of Photocatalytic Activities of Gold Nanoparticles Following Plasmonic and Interband Excitation and a Strategy for Harnessing Interband Hot Carriers for Solution Phase Photocatalysis ACS Central Science 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00122

Ajay Singh, Amita Singh, Gary K. Ong, Matthew R. Jones, Dennis Nordlund, Karen Bustillo, Jim Ciston, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Delia J. Milliron. Dopant Mediated Assembly of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanorods into Atomically Coupled 2D Sheets in Solution Nano Letters 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00232

Brent A. Koscher, Joseph K. Swabeck, Noah D. Bronstein, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Essentially Trap-Free CsPbBr3 Colloidal Nanocrystals by Postsynthetic Thiocyanate Surface Treatment JACS Comm 2017. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02817

Zeke Liu, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Xingchen Ye, Son C. Nguyen, Joseph Swabeck, Dandan Zhang, Shuit-Tong Lee, Peidong Yang, Wanli Ma, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Ligand Mediated Transformation of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskite Nanocrystals to Lead Depleted Cs4PbBr6 Nanocrystals JACS Comm 2017. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01409

Jacob Steven Kanady, Peter Leidinger, Andreas Haas, Sven Titlbach, Stephan A Schunk, Kerstin Schierle-Arndt, Ethan J. Crumlin, Chenghao Wu, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Synthesis of Pt3Y and other Early-Late Intermetallic Nanoparticles by way of a Molten Reducing Agent JACS 2017. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01366

Wendy Gu, Xingchen Ye, David M. Koshy, Shraddha Vachhani, Peter Hosemann, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Tolerance to structural disorder and tunable mechanical behavior in self-assembled superlattices of polymer-grafted nanocrystalsPNAS 2017.DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1618508114

Arunima D. Balan, Hagai Eshet, Jacob H. Olshansky, Youjin V. Lee, Eran Rabani, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Effect of Thermal Fluctuations on the Radiative Rate in Core/Shell Quantum Dots Nano Letters 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04816

Yongju Yun, Joyce R. Araujo, Gerome Melaet, Jayeon Baek, Braulio S. Archanjo, Myounghwan Oh, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Gabor A. Somorjai. Activation of Tungsten Oxide for Propane Dehydrogenation and Its High Catalytic Activity and Selectivity Catalysis Letters 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10562-016-1915-2

Matthew A. Koc*, Shilpa N. Raja* , Lindsey A. Hanson, Son C. Nguyen, Nicholas J. Borys, Alexander S. Powers, Siva Wu, Kaori Takano, Joseph K. Swabeck, Jacob H. Olshansky , Liwei Lin, Robert O. Ritchie, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Characterizing Photon Reabsorption in Quantum Dot-Polymer Composites for Use as Displacement Sensors ACS Nano 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b08277


Hoduk Cho, Matthew R. Jones, Son C. Nguyen, Matthew R. Hauwiller, Alex Zettl, and A. Paul Alivisatos. The Use of Graphene and Its Derivatives for Liquid-Phase Transmission Electron Microscopy of Radiation-Sensitive Specimens Nano Letters 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04383

Youn Jue Bae, Natalie A. Gibson, Tina X. Ding, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Understanding the Bias Introduced in Quantum Dot Blinking Using Change Point Analysis. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09780

Shilpa N. Raja, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Matthew A. Koc, Stefan Fischer, Dandan Zhang, Liwei Lin, Robert O. Ritchie, Peidong Yang, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Encapsulation of Perovskite Nanocrystals into Macroscale Polymer Matrices: Enhanced Stability and Polarization ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b09443

Kyu-Tae Lee, Yuan Yao, Junwen He, Brent Fisher, Xing Sheng, Matthew Lumb, Lu Xu, Mikayla A. Anderson, David Scheiman, Seungyong Han, Yongseon Kang, Abdurrahman Gumus, Rabab R. Bahabry, Jung Woo Lee, Ungyu Paik, Noah D. Bronstein, A. Paul Alivisatos, Matthew Meitl, Scott Burroughs, Muhammad Mustafa Hussain, Jeong Chul Lee, Ralph G. Nuzzo, and John A. Roger. Concentrator photovoltaic module architectures with capabilities for capture and conversion of full global solar radiation. PNAS 2016. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1617391113

Alexander S. Powers, Hong-Gang Liao, Shilpa N. Raja, Noah D. Bronstein, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Haimei Zheng. Tracking Nanoparticle Diffusion and Interaction during Self-Assembly in a Liquid Cell. Nano Letters 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02972

Yi Yu, Dandan Zhang, Christian Kisielowski, Letian Dou, Nikolay Kornienko, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Andrew B. Wong, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Peidong Yang. Atomic Resolution Imaging of Halide Perovskites Nano Letters 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03331

Xingchen Ye, Matthew R. Jones, Layne B. Frechette, Qian Chen, Alexander S. Powers, Peter Ercius, Gabriel Dunn, Grant M. Rotskoff, Son C. Nguyen, Vivekananda P. Adiga, Alex Zett, Eran Rabani1, Phillip L. Geissler, A. Paul Alivisatos Single-particle mapping of nonequilibrium nanocrystal transformations Science 2016. DOI: 10.1126/science.aah4434

Stefan Fischer, Noah D. Bronstein, Joseph K. Swabeck, Emory M. Chan, and A. Paul Alivisatos Precise Tuning of Surface Quenching for Luminescence Enhancement in Core-Shell Lanthanide-Doped Nanocrystals Nano Letters 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03683

Nikolay Kornienko, Kelsey K. Sakimoto, David M. Herlihy, Son C. Nguyen, A. Paul Alivisatos, Charles. B. Harris, Adam Schwartzberg, and Peidong Yang. Spectroscopic elucidation of energy transfer in hybrid inorganic-biological organisms for solar-to-chemical production PNAS 2016. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1610554113

Brent A. Koscher, Noah D. Bronstein, Jacob H. Olshansky, Yehonadav Bekenstein, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Surface- vs Diffusion-Limited Mechanisms of Anion Exchange in CsPbBr3 Nanocrystal Cubes Revealed through Kinetic Studies JACS Comm. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b08178

Dandan Zhang, Yi Yu, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Andrew B. Wong, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Peidong Yang Ultrathin Colloidal Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanowires JACS Comm. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b08373

Aizhao Pan, Bo He, Xiaoyun Fan, Zeke Liu, Jeffrey J. Urban, A. Paul Alivisatos, Ling He, and Yi Liu. Insight into the Ligand-Mediated Synthesis of Colloidal CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals: The Role of Organic Acid, Base, and Cesium Precursors ACS Nano 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03863

Michael D. Wisser, Stefan Fischer, Peter C. Maurer, Noah D Bronstein, Steven Chu, A. Paul Alivisatos, Alberto Salleo, and Jennifer A. Dionne. Enhancing quantum yield via local symmetry distortion in lanthanide-based upconverting nanoparticles ACS Photonics 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00166

Shilpa N. Raja, Danylo Zherebetskyy, Siva Wu, Peter Ercius, Alexander Powers, Andrew Carl K. Olson, Daniel X. Du, Liwei Lin, Sanjay Govindjee, Lin-Wang Wang, Ting Xu, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Robert O. Ritchie Mechanisms of local stress sensing in multifunctional polymer films using fluorescent tetrapod nanocrystals Nano Letters 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b01907

Tina X. Ding, Lei Hou, Harmen van der Meer, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Michel Orrit Hundreds-fold Sensitivity Enhancement of Photothermal Microscopy in Near-Critical Xenon J. Phys. Chem Lett. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00964

Jianbo Gao, Son C. Nguyen, Noah D. Bronstein, and A. Paul Alivisatos Solution-Processed, High-Speed, and High-Quantum-Efficiency Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors ACS Photonics 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00211

Svetlana V. Boriskina, Martin A. Green, Kylie Catchpole, Eli Yablonovitch, Matthew C. Beard, Yoshitaka Okada, Stephan Lany, Talia Gershon, Andriy Zakutayev, Mohammad H. Tahersima, Volker J. Sorger, Michael J. Naughton, Krzysztof Kempa, Mario Dagenais, Yuan Yao, Lu Xu, Xing Sheng, Noah D. Bronstein, John A. Rogers, A. Paul Alivisatos, Ralph G. Nuzzo, Jeffrey M. Gordon, Di M. Wu, Michael D. Wisser, Alberto Salleo, Jennifer Dionne, Peter Berme, Jean-Jacques Greffet, Ivan Celanovic, Marin Soljacic, Assaf Manor, Carmel Rotschild, Aaswath Raman, Linxiao Zhu, Shanhui Fan and Gang Chen Roadmap on optical energy conversion Journal of Optics 2016. DOI: 10.1088/2040-8978/18/7/073004

Yingjie Zhang, Daniel J. Hellebusch, Noah D. Bronstein, Changhyun Ko, D. Frank Ogletree, Miquel Salmeron & A. Paul Alivisatos Ultrasensitive photodetectors exploiting electrostatic trapping and percolation transport Nature Comm. 2016. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11924

Dandan Zhang, Yiming Yang, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Yi Yu, Natalie A. Gibson, Andrew B. Wong, Samuel W. Eaton, Nikolay Kornienko, Qiao Kong, Minliang Lai, A. Paul Alivisatos, Stephen R Leone, and Peidong Yang Synthesis of Composition Tunable and Highly Luminescent Cesium Lead Halide Nanowires through Anion-Exchange Reactions JACS Comm. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03134

Daeha Seo, Kaden M. Southard, Ji-wook Kim, Hyun Jung Lee, Justin Farlow, Jung-uk Lee, David B. Litt, Thomas Haas, A. Paul Alivisatos, Jinwoo Cheon, Zev J. Gartner, Young-wook Jun A Mechanogenetic Toolkit for Interrogating Cell Signaling in Space and Time Cell 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.04.045

Lei Zhang, Dongsheng Lei, Jessica M. Smith, Meng Zhang, Huimin Tong, Xing Zhang, Zhuoyang Lu, Jiankang Liu, A. Paul Alivisatos and Gang Ren Three-dimensional structural dynamics and fluctuations of DNA-nanogold conjugates by individual-particle electron tomography Nature Comm. 2016. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11083

Shilpa N. Raja, Andrew J. Luong, Wencong Zhang, Liwei Lin, Robert O. Ritchie, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Cavitation-Induced Stiffness Reductions in Quantum Dot-Polymer Nanocomposites. Chem. Mat. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b04165

Son C. Nguyen, Qiao Zhang, Karthish Manthiram, Xingchen Ye, Justin P. Lomont, Charles B. Harris, Horst Weller, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Study of Heat Transfer Dynamics from Gold Nanorods to the Environment via Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy. ACS Nano. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06623

Lu Xu, Yuan Yao, Noah D Bronstein, Lanfang Li, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Ralph G Nuzzo. Enhanced Photon Collection in Luminescent Solar Concentrators with Distributed Bragg Reflectors. ACS Photonics. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00630


Yehonadav Bekenstein, Brent A. Koscher, Samuel W. Eaton, Peidong Yang, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Highly luminescent colloidal nanoplates of perovskite cesium lead halide and their oriented assemblies. JACS Comm. 2015 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b11199

Jong Min Yuk, Qin Zhou, Jiyoung Chang, Peter Ercius, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Alex Zettl. Real-Time Observation of Water-Soluble Mineral Precipitation in Aqueous Solution by In Situ High-Resolution Electron Microscopy. ACS Nano. 2015 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b04064

Xingchen Ye, Chenhui Zhu, Peter Ercius, Shilpa N. Raja, Bo He, Matthew R. Jones, Matthew R. Hauwiller, Yi Liu, Ting Xu & A. Paul Alivisatos. Structural diversity in binary superlattices self-assembled from polymer-grafted nanocrystals. Nature Comm. 2015 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10052

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Karthish Manthiram, Yogesh Surendranath, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Dendritic Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles during Fuel-Forming Electrocatalysis. JACS 2014, 136, 7237-7240. DOI: 10.1021/ja502628r

Kartick Tarafder, Yogesh Surendranath, Jacob H. Olshansky, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Lin-Wang Wang. Hole Transfer Dynamics from a CdSe/CdS Quantum Rod to a Tethered Ferrocene Derivative. JACS 2014, 136, 5121-5131. DOI: 10.1021/ja500936n

Joshua S. Wittenberg, Timothy A. Miller, Erzsi Szilagyi, Katie Lutker, Florian Quirin, Wei Lu, Henrik Lemke, Diling Zhu, Matthieu Chollet, Joseph Robinson, Haidan Wen, Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Aaron M. Lindenberg. Real-Time Visualization of Nanocrystal Solid-Solid Transformation Pathways. Nano Lett. 2014, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/nl500043c

Qiao Zhang, Xing-Zhong Shu, J. Matthew Lucas, F. Dean Toste, Gabor A. Somorjai, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Inorganic Micelles as Efficient and Recyclable Micellar Catalysts. Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 1, 379-383. DOI: 10.1021/nl4045372

Marcus Scheele, David Hanifi, Danylo Zherebetskyy, Slim T. Chourou, Stephanus Axnanda, Benjamin J. Rancatore, Kari Thorkelsson, Ting Xu, Zhi Liu, Lin-Wang Wang, Yi Liu, and A. Paul Alivisatos. PbS Nanoparticles Capped with Tetrathiafulvalenetetracarboxylate: Utilizing Energy Level Alignment for Efficient Carrier Transport ACS Nano 2014, 8, 2532-2540. DOI: 10.1021/nn406127s

David C. Grauer and A. Paul Alivisatos. Ligand Dissociation Mediated Charge Transfer Observed at Colloidal W18O49 Nanoparticle Interfaces. Langmuir 2014, 30, 2325-2328. DOI: 10.1021/la404019v


Prashant K. Jain, Karthish Manthiram, Jesse Engel, Sarah L White, Jacob A. Faucheaux, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Doped semiconductor nanocrystals as plasmonic probes of redox chemistry. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13671-13675. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201303707

Karthish Manthiram, Brandon Beberwyck, Dmitri V. Talapin, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Seeded Synthesis of CdSe/CdS Rod and Tetrapod Nanocrystals. J. Vis. Exp. 2013, 82, 50731. DOI: 10.3791/50731

Greg L. Hura, Chi-Lin Tsai, Shelley A. Claridge, Marc L. Mendillo, Jessica M. Smith, Gareth J. Williams, Alexander J. Mastroianni, A. Paul Alivisatos, Christopher D. Putnam, Richard D. Kolodner, and John A. Tainer. DNA conformations in mismatch repair probed in solution by X-ray scattering from gold nanocrystals. PNAS 2013, 110, 43, 17308-17313. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1308595110

Noah D. Bronstein, Lanfang Li, Lu Xu, Yuan Yao, Vivian E. Ferry, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Ralph G. Nuzzo. Luminescent Solar Concentration with Semiconductor Nanorods and Transfer-Printed Micro-Silicon Solar Cells. ACS Nano 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/nn404418h

Kai-Yang Niu, Jungwon Park, Haimei Zheng, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Revealing Bismuth Oxide Hollow Nanoparticle Formation by the Kirkendall Effect. Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 11, 5715-5719. DOI: 10.1021/nl4035362

Stephanus Axnanda, Marcus Scheele, Ethan Crumlin, Baohua Mao, Rui Chang, Sana Rani, Mohamed Faiz, Suidong Wang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Zhi Liu. Direct Work Function Measurement by Gas Phase Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Its Application on PbS Nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 12, 6176-6182. DOI: 10.1021/nl403524a

Josh Vura-Weis, Chang-Ming Jiang, Chong Liu, Hanwei Gao, J. Matthew Lucas, Frank M. F. de Groot, Peidong Yang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Femtosecond M2,3-Edge Spectroscopy of Transition-Metal Oxides: Photoinduced Oxidation State Change in α-Fe2O3. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 21, 3667-3671. DOI: 10.1021/jz401997d

Brandon J. Beberwyck, Yogesh Surendranath, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Cation Exchange: A Versatile Tool for Nanomaterials Synthesis. J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/jp405989z

Kari Thorkelsson, James H. Nelson, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Ting Xu. End-to-End Alignment of Nanorods in Thin Films. Nano Lett. 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/nl402862b

Jesse Engel and A. Paul Alivisatos. Postsynthetic Doping Control of Nanocrystal Thin Films: Balancing Space Charge to Improve Photovoltaic Efficiency Chem. Mater. 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/cm402383r

Mark J. Polking, Prashant K. Jain, Yehonadav Bekenstein, Uri Banin, Oded Millo, Ramamoorthy Ramesh, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Controlling Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances in GeTe Nanoparticles Using an Amorphous-to-Crystalline Phase Transition Phys. Rev. Lett., 2013, 111, 037401. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.037401

Michael Grunwald, Katie Lutker, A. Paul Alivisatos, Eran Rabani, and Phillip L. Geissler. Metastability in Pressure-Induced Structural Transformations of CdSe/ZnS Core/Shell Nanocrystals Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 1367-1372. DOI: 10.1021/nl3007165

Sophie Carenco, Anders Tuxen, Mahati Chintapalli, Elzbieta Pach, Carlos Escudero, Trevor D. Ewers, Peng Jiang, Ferenc Borondics, Geoff Thornton, A. Paul Alivisatos, Hendrik Bluhm, Jinghua Guo, and Miquel Salmeron. Dealloying of Cobalt from CuCo Nanoparticles under Syngas Exposure J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 6259-6266. DOI: 10.1021/jp4000297

Steven M. Hughes * and A. Paul Alivisatos. Anisotropic Formation and Distribution of Stacking Faults in II-VI Semiconductor Nanorods Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 106-110. DOI: 10.1021/nl3036417

Marcus Scheele, Jesse H. Engel, Vivian E. Ferry, David Hanifi, Yi Liu, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Nonmonotonic Size Dependence in the Hole Mobility of Methoxide-Stabilized PbSe Quantum Dot Solids ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 6774-6781. DOI: 10.1021/nn401657n

Lilac Amirav and A. Paul Alivisatos. Luminescence Studies of Individual Quantum Dot Photocatalysts JACS, 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/ja404918z

Qian Chen, Jessica M. Smith, Jungwon Park, Kwanpyo Kim, Davy Ho, Haider I. Rasool, Alex Zettl, and A. Paul Alivisatos. 3D Motion of DNA-Au Nanoconjugates in Graphene Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy Nano Lett., 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/nl402694n

Somin Eunice Lee, A. Paul Alivisatos, Mina J. Bissell. Toward plasmonics-enabled spatiotemporal activity patterns in three-dimensional culture models Systems Biomedicine, 2013, 1 (1), pp. 1-8.

Michael G. Deceglie, Vivian E. Ferry, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Harry A. Atwater. Accounting for Localized Defects in the Optoelectronic Design of Thin-Film Solar Cells IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2013, 3 (2), pp. 599-604. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2013.05.004

Haimei Zheng, Bryce Sadtler, Carsten Habenicht, Bert Freitag, A. Paul Alivisatos, Christian Kisielowski. Controlling electron beam-induced structure modifications and cation exchange in cadmium sulfide-copper sulfide heterostructured nanorods Ultramicroscopy, 2013, In press. DOI: 10.1021/jp4000297

David K. Britt, Yoseob Yoon, Peter Ercius, Trevor D. Ewers, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Hexameric Octahedral Clusters of PbSe Nanocrystals Grown from Amorphous Lead(II) Carboxylate Nanoparticles Chem. Mater., 2013, 25 (12), pp. 2544-2548. DOI: 10.1021/cm401083g

Shilpa N. Raja*, Andrew C. K. Olson*, Kari Thorkelsson, Andrew J. Luong, Lillian Hsueh, Guoqing Chang, Bernd Gludovatz, Liwei Lin, Ting Xu, Robert O. Ritchie, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Tetrapod Nanocrystals as Fluorescent Stress Probes of Electrospun Nanocomposites Nano Letters 2013, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/nl401999t


Schlicke, H., Ghosh, D., Fong, L.-K., Xin, H. L., Zheng, H. and Alivisatos, A. P.. Selective Placement of Faceted Metal Tips on Semiconductor Nanorods Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52: 980-982. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201205958

Matthew Lucas, Chia-Chi Tuan, Sebastien D. Lounis, David K. Britt, Ruimin Qiao, Wanli Yang , Alessandra Lanzara, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Ligand-Controlled Colloidal Synthesis and Electronic Structure Characterization of Cubic Iron Pyrite (FeS2) NanocrystalsChem. Mater.2013, 25 (9), 1615-1620. DOI: 10.1021/cm304152b

Joseph Kao, Peter Bai, J. Matthew Lucas, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Ting Xu. Size-Dependent Assemblies of Nanoparticle Mixtures in Thin Films JACS 2013, 135 (5), 1680-1683. DOI: 10.1021/ja3107912

Paul Alivisatos, Anne M. Andrews, Edward S. Boyden, Miyoung Chun, George M. Church, Karl Deisseroth, John P. Donoghue, Scott E. Fraser, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Loren L. Looger, Sotiris Masmanidis, Paul L. McEuen, Arto V. Nurmikko, Hongkun Park, Darcy S. Peterka, Clay Reid, Michael L. Roukes, Axel Scherer, Mark Schnitzer, Terrence J. Sejnowski, Kenneth L. Shepard, Doris Tsao, Gina Turrigiano, Paul S. Weiss, Chris Xu, Rafael Yuste, and Xiaowei Zhuang. Nanotools for Neuroscience and Brain Activity MappingACS Nano 2013, 7 (3), 1850-1866. DOI: 10.1021/nn4012847

Paul Alivisatos, Miyoung Chun, George M. Church, Karl Deisseroth, John P. Donoghue, Ralph J. Greenspan, Paul L. McEuen, Michael L. Roukes, Terrence J. Sejnowski, Paul S. Weiss, Rafael Yuste. The Brain Activity MapScience 2013, 339 (6125), 1284-1285. DOI: 10.1126/science.1236939

Anders Tuxen, Sophie Carenco, Mahati Chintapalli, Cheng-Hao Chuang, Carlos Escudero, Elzbieta Pach, Peng Jiang, Ferenc Borondics, Brandon Beberwyck, A. Paul Alivisatos, Geoff Thornton, Way-Faung Pong, Jinghua Guo, Ruben Perez, Flemming Besenbacher, and Miquel Salmeron. Size-Dependent Dissociation of Carbon Monoxide on Cobalt Nanoparticles J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013 ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/ja3105889

Viacheslav Iablokov, Simon K. Beaumont, Selim Alayoglu, Vladimir V. Pushkarev, Colin Specht, Jinghua Gao, A. Paul Alivisatos, Norbert Kruse, and Gabor A. Somorjai. Size-Controlled Model Co Nanoparticle Catalysts for CO2 Hydrogenation: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Reactions Nano Letters, 2012, 12, 3091-3096. DOI: 10.1021/nl300973b

Paul Alivisatos, Miyoung Chun, George M. Church, Ralph J. Greenspan, Michael L. Roukes and Rafael Yuste. The Brain Activity Map Project and the Challenge of Functional ConnectomicsNeuron 2012,74 (6), 970-974. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2012.06.006

Brandon J. Beberwyck and A. Paul Alivisatos. Ion Exchange Synthesis of III-V Nanocrystals J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (49), 19977-19980. DOI: 10.1021/ja309416c

Terefe G. Habteyes, Scott Dhuey, Erin Wood, Daniel Gargas, Stefano Cabrini, P. James Schuck, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone. Metallic Adhesion Layer Induced Plasmon Damping and Molecular Linker as a Nondamping Alternative ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 5702-5709. DOI: 10.1021/nn301885u

Amy A. Cordones, Marcus Scheele, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Stephen R. Leone Probing the Interaction of Single Nanocrystals with Inorganic Capping Ligands: Time-Resolved Fluorescence from CdSe-CdS Quantum Dots Capped with Chalcogenidometalates J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (44), 18366-18373. DOI: 10.1021/ja3071732

Doris Segets, J. Matthew Lucas, Robin N. Klupp Taylor, Marcus Scheele, Haimei Zheng, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Wolfgang Peukert Determination of the Quantum Dot Band Gap Dependence on Particle Size from Optical Absorbance and Transmission Electron Microscopy Measurements ACS Nano 2012, 6 (10), 9021-9032. DOI: 10.1021/nn303130d

Mark J. Polking, Myung-Geun Han, Amin Yourdkhani, Valeri Petkov, Christian F. Kisielowski, Vyacheslav V. Volkov, Yimei Zhu, Gabriel Caruntu, A. Paul Alivisatos & Ramamoorthy Ramesh Ferroelectric order in individual nanometre-scale crystals Nature Materials 2012, 11, 700-709. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3371

Michael G. Deceglie, Vivian E. Ferry, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Harry A. Atwater Design of Nanostructured Solar Cells Using Coupled Optical and Electrical Modeling Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (6), pp 2894-2900 DOI: 10.1021/nl300483y

Yiling Yu, Vivian E. Ferry, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Linyou Cao Dielectric Core-Shell Optical Antennas for Strong Solar Absorption Enhancement Nano Lett. 2012, 12 (7), pp 3674-3681. DOI: 10.1021/nl301435r

Jesse H. Engel, Yogesh Surendranath, and A. Paul Alivisatos Controlled Chemical Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals Using Redox Buffers J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012. DOI: 10.1021/ja305293e

Jain, P. K.; Ghosh, D.; Baer, R.; Rabani, E.; Alivisatos, A. P. Near-field manipulation of spectroscopic selection rules on the nanoscale Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2012 109(21), 8016-8019.


Bowen, A. M.; Motala, M. J.; Lucas, J. M.; Gupta, S.; Baca, A. J.; Mihi, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Braun, P. V.; Nuzzo, R. G. Triangular Elastomeric Stamps for Optical Applications: Near-Field Phase Shift Photolithography, 3D Proximity Field Patterning, Embossed Antireflective Coatings, and SERS Sensing Advanced Functional Material 2012, 22 (14) 2927-2938. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102455

Park, J.; Zheng, H.; Lee, W. C.; Geissler, P. L.; Rabani, E.; and Alivisatos, A. P. Direct Observation of Nanoparticle Superlattice Formation by Using Liquid Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy ACS Nano 2012, 6 (3) 2078-2085 DOI: 10.1021/nn203837m

Yuk, J. M.*, Park, J*, Ercius, P., Kim, K., Hellebusch, D. J., Crommie, M. F., Lee, J. Y., Zettl, A. and Alivisatos, A. P. High-Resolution EM of Colloidal Nanocrystal Growth Using Graphene Liquid Cells Science 2012, 336, 6077, 61-64 DOI: 10.1126/science.1217654

Jain, P. K., Beberwyck, B. J., Fong, L., Polking, M. J., and Alivisatos, A. P. Highly luminescent nanocrystals from removal of impurity atoms residual from ion exchange synthesis. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 51 (10) 2387-2390. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201107452

Xu, W., Jain, P. K., Beberwyck, B. J., and Alivisatos, A. P. Probing redox photocatalyis of trapped electrons and holes on single Sb-doped titania nanorod surfaces. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (9), pp 3946-3949. DOI:10.1021/ja210010k

Charina L. Choi, Jonathan Chou, Katie M. Lutker, Zena Werb, A. Paul Alivisatos. A Nanocrystal Sensor for Luminescence Detection of Cellular Forces. eScholarship 2012

Manthiram, K. and Alivisatos, A. P. Tunable Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances in Tungsten Oxide Nanocrystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (9), pp 3995-3998. DOI:10.1021/ja211363w

Wanli Ma, Sarah L. Swisher, Trevor Ewers, Jesse Engel, Vivian E. Ferry, Harry A. Atwater, and A. Paul AlivisatosPhotovoltaic Performance of Ultrasmall PbSe Quantum Dots ACS Nano 2011, 5 (10), pp 8140-8147. DOI: 10.1021/nn202786g

Tang, M. L.*, Grauer, D. C.*, Lassalle-Kaiser, Benedikt, Yachandra, V. K., Amirav, L., Long, J. R., Yano, J. and Alivisatos, A. P. Structural and Electronic Study of an Amorphous MoS3 Hydrogen-Generation Catalyst on a Quantum-Controlled Photosensitizer Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50, 10203-10207.

Rivest, J. B.; Fong, L. K.; Jain, P. K.; Toney, M. F.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Size Dependence of a Temperature-Induced Solid-Solid Phase Transition in Copper(I) Sulfide. J Phys Chem Lett 2011, 2, pp 2402-2406.

Tang, M. L.*; Liu N.*; Dionne, J. A.; Alivisatos, A. P.* Observations of Shape-Dependent Hydrogen Uptake Trajectories from Single Nanocrystals J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 (34), pp 13220-13223. DOI: 10.1021/ja203215b

Liu N.*; Tang, M. L.*; Hentschel, M.*; Giessen, H.; Alivisatos, A. P.* Nanoantenna-enhanced gas sensing in a single tailored nanofocus Nature Mater. 2011, 10, 631-636. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3029

Yuk, J.; Kim, K.; Alemn, B.; Regan, W.; Ryu, J.; Park, J.; Ercius, P.; Lee, H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Crommie, M.; Lee, J.; Zettl, A. Graphene Veils and Sandwiches Nano Lett. 2011, 11 (8), pp 3290-3294. DOI: 10.1021/nl201647p

Zheng, H.; Rivest, J. B.; Miller, T. A.; Sadtler, B.; Lindenberg, A.; Toney, M. F.; Wang, L.; Kisielowski, C.; Alivisatos, A. P.* Observation of Transient Structural-Transformation Dynamics in a Cu2S Nanorod Science 2011, 333 (6039) pp. 206-209. DOI: 10.1126/science.1204713

Choi, C. L.; Li, H.; Olson, A. C. K.; Jain, P. K.; Sivasankar, S.*, Alivisatos, A. P.* Spatially indirect emission in a luminescent nanocrystal molecule Nano Lett. 2011, 11 (6), pp 2358-2362. DOI: 10.1021/nl2007032

Na Liu, Mario Hentschel, Thomas Weiss, A. Paul Alivisatos, Harald Giessen. Three-Dimensional Plasmon Rulers. Science 2011, 17, 6036, 1407-1410. DOI: 10.1126/science.1199958

Rivest, J. B.; Swisher, S. L.; Fong, L. K.; Zheng, H.; Alivisatos, A. P. Assembled Monolayer Nanorod Heterojunctions ACS Nano 2011, 5 (5), pp 3811-3816. DOI: 10.1021/nn2001454

Luther, J.*; Jain, P. K.*; Ewers, T.; Alivisatos, A. P. Localized surface plasmon resonances arising from free carriers in doped quantum dots Nature Materials 2011, 10, p.361-366.

Polking, M. J.; Zheng, H.; Ramesh, R; Alivisatos, A. P. Controlled Synthesis and Size-Dependent Polarization Domain Structure of Colloidal Germanium Telluride Nanocrystals J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 7, p2044-2047

Polking, M. J.; Urban, J. J.; Milliron, D. J.; Zheng, H.; Chan, E.; Caldwell, M. A.; Raoux, S.; Kisielowski, C. F.; Ager, J. W.; Ramesh, R; Alivisatos, A. P. Size-Dependent Polar Ordering in Colloidal GeTe Nanocrystals Nano Lett., 2011, 11, 3, p1147-1152


Owen, J. S.; Chen, E. M.; Liu, H.; Alivisatos, A. P. Precursor Conversion Kinetics and the Nucleation of Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 51, p18206-18213

Zaniewski, A. M.; Loster, M.; Sadtler, B.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Zettl, A. Direct measurement of the built-in potential in a nanoscale heterostructure. Phys. Rev. B, 2010, 82, 15, 155311.

Choi, C. L.*; Koski, K. J.*; Olson, A. C. K.; Alivisatos, A. P. Luminescent nanocrystal stress gauge. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2010, 107 (50), 21306-21310.

Jain, P. K.*; Amirav, L.*; Aloni, S.; Alivisatos, A. P. Nanoheterostruture Cation Exchange: Anionic Framework Conservation. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132 (29), pp 9997-9999.

Sheikholeslami,S.*; Jun, Y.*; Jain, P.*; Alivisatos A. P. Coupling of Optical Resonances in a Compositionally Asymmetric Plasmonic Nanoparticle Dimer. Nano Letters, 2010, 10 (7), pp 2655-2660.

Peng, P.; Sadtler, B.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Saykally, R. J. Exciton Dynamics in CdS-Ag2S Nanorods with Tunable Composition Probed by Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114 (13), pp 5879-5885.

Hentschel, M.; Saliba, M.; Harald, G.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Liu N. Transition from Isolated to Collective Modes in Plasmonic Oligomers. Nano Letters, 2010, 10 (7), pp 2721-2726

Choi, C. L. and Alivisatos, A. P. From Artificial Atoms to Nanocrystal Molecules: Preparation and Properties of More Complex Nanostructures. Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 2010, 61 (7), pp 369-389.

Amirav, L. and Alivisatos A. P. Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production with Tunable Nanorod Heterostructures. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1 (7), pp 1051-1054 DOI: 10.1021/jz100075c

Baker, J. L.; Jimison, L. H.; Mannsfeld, s.; Volkman, S.; Yin, S.; Subramanian, V.; Salleo, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Toney, M. F. Quantification of thin film crystallographic orientation using X-ray diffraction with an area detector. Langmuir 2010, DOI: 10.1021/la904840q

Tangirala, R.; Baker, J. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Milliron, D. J. Modular inorganic nanocomposites by conversion of nanocrystal superlattices. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2878.

Dionne, J. A.; Sweatlock, L. A.; Sheldon, M. T.; Alivisatos, A. P.; and Atwater, H. A., Silicon-based plasmonics for on-chip photonics. Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 2010, Volume 16, Issue 1, 295-306 (2010)

Baker, J. L.; Widmer-Cooper A.; Toney, M. F.; Geissler, P. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Device-Scale Perpendicular Alignment of Colloidal Nanorods. Nano Letters 2010, 10 (1), pp 195-201.


Wittenberg, J. S.; Merkle, M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Wurtzite to Rocksalt Phase Transformation of Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals via Laser-Induced Shock Waves: Transition from Single to Multiple Nucleation Phys. Rev. Lett. 2009, 103, 12, 125701.

Jun, Y. W.; Sheikholeslami, S.; Hostetter,D.; Tajon, C.; Craik, C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Continuous imaging of plasmon rulers in live cells reveals early stage caspase-3 activation at the single molecule level. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences 2009, 106, 17735.

Luther, J. M.; Zheng, H.; Sadtler, B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Synthesis of PbS Nanorods and Other Ionic Nanocrystals of Complex Morphology by Sequential Cation Exchange Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009, 131,46,16851-16857.

Park, J.; Zheng, H.; Jun, Y.; Alivisatos, A. P., Hetero-epitaxial anion exchange yields single-crystalline hollow nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 13943-13945.

Zhao, Y.; Thorkelsson, K.; Mastroianni, A. J.; Schilling, T.; Luther, J. M.; Rancatore, B. J.; Matsunaga, K.; Jinnai, H.; Wu, Y.; Poulsen, D.; Frechet, J. M. J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Xu, T. Small-molecule-directed nanoparticle assembly towards stimuli-responsive nanocomposites Nature Materials 2009, Vol. 8 979-985. DOI:10.1038/nmat2565

Mastroianni, A. J.; Sivak, D. A.; Geissler, P. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Probing the Conformational Distributions of Subpersistence Length DNA. Biophys J. 2009, 97 (32), 1408-1417.

Sheldon, M. T.; Trudeau, P.-E.; Mokari, T.; Wang, L.-W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Enhanced Semiconductor Nanocrystal Conductance via Solution Grown Contacts. Nano Letters 2009, 9 (11), 3676-3682.

Choi, C. L.; Koski, K. J.; Sivasankar, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Strain-Dependent Photoluminescence Behavior of CdSe/CdS Nanocrystals with Spherical, Linear, and Branched Topologies. Nano Letters 2009, 9 (10), 3544-3549.

Cabot, A.; Ibanez, M.; Guardia, P.; Alivisatos, A. P., Reaction Regimes on the Synthesis of Hollow Particles by the Kirkendall Effect. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009, 131 (32), 11326-11328.

Wadia, C.; Wu, Y.; Gui, S.; Volkman, S. K.; Guo, J. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Surfactant-Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis of Single phase Pyrite FeS2 Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials 2009, 21 (13), 2568-2570.

Mastroianni, A. J.; Claridge, S. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Pyramidal and Chiral Groupings of Gold Nanocrystals Assembled Using DNA Scaffolds. Journal of the American Chemistry Society 2009, 131 (24), 8455-8459.

Zheng, H.; Claridge, S. A.; Minor, A. M.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Dahmen, U., Nanocrystal Diffusion in a Liquid Thin Film Observed by in Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy. Nano Letters 2009, 9 (6), 2460-2465.

Zheng, H.; Smith, R. K.; Jun, Y.-W.; Kisielowski, C.; Dahmen, U.; Alivisatos, A. P., Observation of single colloidal platinum nanocrystal growth trajectories. Science 2009, 324 (5932), 1309-1312.

Herranz, T.; Deng, X.; Cabot, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Liu, Z.; Soler-Illia, G.; Salmeron, M., Reactivity of Au nanoparticles supported over SiO2 and TiO2 studied by ambient pressure photoelectron spectroscopy. Catalysis today 2009, 143 (1-2), 158-166.

Sadtler, B.; Demchenko, D. O.; Zheng, H.; Hughes, S. M.; Merkle, M. G.; Dahmen, U.; Wang, L.-W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Selective Facet Reactivity during Cation Exchange in Cadmium Sulfide Nanorods. Journal of the American Chemistry Society 2009, 131 (14), 5285-5293.

Ma, W.; Luther, J. M.; Zheng, H.; Wu, Y.; Alivisatos, A. P., Photovoltaic Devices Employing Ternary PbSxSe1-x Nanocrystals. Nano Letters 2009, 9 (4), 2072-2077.

Cabot, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Puntes, V. F.; Balcells, L.; Iglesias, O.; Labarta, A., Magnetic domains and surface effects in hollow maghemite nanoparticles. Physical Review B, 79, 2009, 094419.

Wadia, C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Kammen, D., Materials Availability Expands the Opportunity for Large-Scale Photovoltaics Deployment. Environmental Science & Technology, 43, 2009, 2072-2077.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Hullar, T. E., How does solar power work? Scientific American 2009, 300 (1), 108.


  1. M. Micheel, D. Zanchet, and A. Paul Alivisatos. Correlation Analysis of TEM Images of Nanocrystal MoleculesLangmuir,2008, 24, 10084. DOI: 10.1021/la801101k

Dukovic,G; Merkle, M; Nelson,J; Hughes, S; Alivisatos, A.P Photodeposition of Pt on Colloidal CdS and CdSe/CdS Semiconductor Nanostructures Advanced Materials 2008, 4306-4311. DOI:10.1002/adma.200800384

Denis O. Demchenko, Richard D. Robinson, Bryce Sadtler, Can K. Erdonmez, A. Paul Alivisatos and Lin-Wang Wang, Formation Mechanism and Properties of CdS-Ag2S Nanorod Superlattices. ACS Nano 2008, 2 (4), 627-636. DOI: 10.1021/nn700381y

Shevchenko, E. V.; Bodnarchitk, M. I.; Kovalenko, M. V.; Talapin, D. V.; Smith, R. K.; Aloni, S.; Heiss, W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Gold/Iron Oxide Core/Hollow-Shell Nanoparticles. Advanced Materials 2008, 20 (22), 4323-4329.

Shan, Z. W.; Adesso, G.; Cabot, A.; Sherburne, M. P.; Asif, S. A. S.; Warren, O. L.; Chrzan, D. C.; Minor, A. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Ultrahigh stress and strain in hierarchically structured hollow nanoparticles. Nature Materials 2008, 7 (12), 947-952.

Choi, C. L.; Claridge, S. A.; Garner, E. C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Mullins,R. D., Protein-nanocrystal conjugates support a single filamentpolymerization model in R1 plasmid segregation. Journal of BiologicalChemistry 2008, 283 (42), 28081-28086.

Owen, J. S.; Park, J.; Trudeau, P.-E.; Alivisatos, A. P., Reaction Chemistry and Ligand Exchangeat Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystal SurfacesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12279-12281.

Koski, K. J.; Kamp, N. M.; Smith, R. K.; Kunz, M.; Knight, J. K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Structural distortions in 5-10 nm silver nanoparticles under high pressure. Physical Review B, 78, 2008, 165410.

Claridge,S.A.; Liang,H.W.; Basu,S.R.; Frechet,J.M.J.; Alivisatos, A. P. Isolation of Discrete Nanoparticle−DNA Conjugates for Plasmonic Applications. Nano Letters 2008,8 ,(4), 1202-1206.

Claridge,S. A.; Mastroianni,A. J.; Au,Y. B.; Liang,H. W.; Micheel,C. M.;Frechet,J. M. J.; Alivisatos,A. P. Enzymatic Ligation Creates Discrete Multinanoparticle Building Blocks forSelf-Assembly. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130, (29), 9598-9605.

Wu, Y.; Wadia, C.; Ma, W.; Sadtler, B.; Alivisatos, A. P. Synthesis and Photovoltaic Application of Copper(I) Sulfide Nanocrystals Web Release Date: 24-Jul-2008; (Letter) DOI: 10.1021/nl801817d
Nano Letters 2008.

  1. Pellegrino, R. A. Sperling, A. P. Alivisatos, and W. J. Parak Gel Electrophoresis of Gold-DNA NanoconjugatesJ. Biomedicine and Biotechnology 207:Article ID 26796 2008.

Trudeau, P.-E.; Sheldon, M.; Altoe, V.; Alivisatos, A. P. Electrical Contacts to Individual Colloidal Semiconductor Nanorods Nano Letters 2008, 8(7); 1936-1939. DOI: 10.1021/nl080678t

  1. M. Ashcroft, W. Gu, T. Zhang, S. M. Hughes, K. B. Hartman, C. Hofmann, A. G. Kanaras, D. A. Kilcoyne, M. LeGros, Y. Yin, A. P. Alivisatos and C. A. Larabell TiO2 Nanoparticles as a Soft X-Ray Molecular Probe Chem. Commun. 8(7); 2471-2473 (May 2008).
  2. V. Shevchenko, M. Ringler, A. Schwemer, D. V. Talapin, T. A. Klar, A. L. Rogach, J. Feldmann, and A. P. Alivisatos Self-Assembled Binary Superlattices of CdSe and Au Nanocrystals and their Fluorescence Properties J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Communication); 2008, 130:3274-3275.

Cabot, A.; Smith, R. K.; Yin, Y.; Zheng, H.; Reinhard, B. M.; Liu, H.; Alivisatos, A. P. Sulfidation of Cadmium at the Nanoscale. ACS Nano ; 2008, 2(7), 1452-1458.


Talapin, D. V.; Nelson, J. H.; Shevchenko, E. V.; Aloni, S.; Sadtler, B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Seeded growth of highly luminescent CdSe/CdS nanoheterostructures with rod and tetrapod morphologies. Nano Letters 2007, 7, (10), 2951-2959.

Shevchenko, E. V.; Kortright, J. B.; Talapin, D. V.; Aloni, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Quasi-ternary nanoparticle superlattices through nanoparticle design. Advanced Materials 2007, 19, (23), 4183-+.

Robinson, R. D.; Sadtler, B.; Demchenko, D. O.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Wang, L. W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Spontaneous superlattice formation in nanorods through partial cation exchange. Science 2007, 317, (5836), 355-358.

  1. Schrier, D. O. Demchenko, L.-W. Wang and A. P. Alivisatos, Optical Properties of ZnO/ZnS and ZnO/ZnTe Heterostructures for Photovoltaic Applications.Nano Lett. 2007,7, 2377-2382.

Reinhard, B. M.; Sheikholeslami, S.; Mastroianni, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Liphardt, J., Use of plasmon coupling to reveal the dynamics of DNA bending and cleavage by single EcoRV restriction enzymes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2007, 104, (8), 2667-2672.

Liu, H. T.; Owen, J. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Mechanistic study of precursor evolution in colloidal group II-VI semiconductor nanocrystal synthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129, (2), 305-312.

Liu, H. J.; Guo, J. H.; Yin, Y. D.; Augustsson, A.; Dong, C. L.; Nordgren, J.; Chang, C. L.; Alivisatos, P.; Thornton, G.; Ogletree, D. F.; Requejo, F. G.; de Groot, F.; Salmeron, M., Electronic structure of cobalt nanocrystals suspended in liquid. Nano Letters 2007, 7, (7), 1919-1922.

Kovalenko, M. V.; Heiss, W.; Shevchenko, E. V.; Lee, J. S.; Schwinghammer, H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Talapin, D. V., SnTe nanocrystals: A new example of narrow-gap semiconductor quantum dots. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129, (37), 11354-+.

Kim, S. H.; Yin, Y. D.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Somorjai, G. A.; Yates, J. T., IR spectroscopic observation of molecular transport through Pt@CoO yolk-shell nanostructures. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129, (30), 9510-9513.

Gur, I.; Fromer, N. A.; Chen, C. P.; Kanaras, A. G.; Alivisatos, A. P., Hybrid solar cells with prescribed nanoscale morphologies based on hyperbranched semiconductor nanocrystals. Nano Letters 2007, 7, (2), 409-414.

Fu, A. H.; Gu, W. W.; Boussert, B.; Koski, K.; Gerion, D.; Manna, L.; Le Gros, M.; Larabell, C. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor quantum rods as single molecule fluorescent biological labels. Nano Letters 2007, 7, (1), 179-182.

Fang, L.; Park, J. Y.; Cui, Y.; Alivisatos, P.; Shcrier, J.; Lee, B.; Wang, L. W.; Salmeron, M., Mechanical and electrical properties of CdTe tetrapods studied by atomic force microscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics 2007, 127, (18), 184704.

Chan, E. M.; Marcus, M. A.; Fakra, S.; ElNaggar, M.; Mathies, R. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Millisecond kinetics of nanocrystal cation exchange using microfluidic X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2007, 111, (49), 12210-12215.

Cabot, A.; Puntes, V. F.; Shevchenko, E.; Yin, Y.; Balcells, L.; Marcus, M. A.; Hughes, S. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Vacancy coalescence during oxidation of iron nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129, (34), 10358-+.

Aruguete, D. M.; Marcus, M. A.; Li, L. S.; Williamson, A.; Fakra, S.; Gygi, F.; Galli, G. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Surface structure of CdSe nanorods revealed by combined X-ray absorption fine structure measurements and ab initio calculations. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111, (1), 75-79.


Zheng, J. W.; Constantinou, P. E.; Micheel, C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Kiehl, R. A.; Seeman, N. C., Two-dimensional nanoparticle arrays show the organizational power of robust DNA motifs. Nano Letters 2006, 6, (7), 1502-1504.

Zhang, T. T.; Stilwell, J. L.; Gerion, D.; Ding, L. H.; Elboudwarej, O.; Cooke, P. A.; Gray, J. W.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Chen, F. F., Cellular effect of high doses of silica-coated quantum dot profiled with high throughput gene expression analysis and high content cellomics measurements. Nano Letters 2006, 6, (4), 800-808.

Zhang, K.; Chang, H. Y.; Fu, A. H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Yang, H., Continuous distribution of emission states from single CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. Nano Letters 2006, 6, (4), 843-847.

Yin, Y. D.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Cabot, A.; Hughes, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Colloidal synthesis of hollow cobalt sulfide nanocrystals. Advanced Functional Materials 2006, 16, (11), 1389-1399.

Yin, Y. D.; Erdonmez, C.; Aloni, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Faceting of nanocrystals during chemical transformation: From solid silver spheres to hollow gold octahedra. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, (39), 12671-12673.

Tang, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Crystal splitting in the growth of Bi2S3. Nano Letters 2006, 6, (12), 2701-2706.

Son, D. H.; Wittenberg, J. S.; Banin, U.; Alivisatos, A. P., Second harmonic generation and confined acoustic phonons in highly excited semiconductor nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110, (40), 19884-19890.

Ryan, K. M.; Mastroianni, A.; Stancil, K. A.; Liu, H. T.; Alivisatos, A. P., Electric-field-assisted assembly of perpendicularly oriented nanorod superlattices. Nano Letters 2006, 6, (7), 1479-1482.

Prilliman, S. G.; Clark, S. M.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Karvankova, P.; Veprek, S., Strain and deformation in ultra-hard nanocomposites nc-TiN/a-BN under hydrostatic pressure. Materials Science and Engineering a-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing 2006, 437, (2), 379-387.

Liu, G. L.; Yin, Y. D.; Kunchakarra, S.; Mukherjee, B.; Gerion, D.; Jett, S. D.; Bear, D. G.; Gray, J. W.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Lee, L. P.; Chen, F. Q. F., A nanoplasmonic molecular ruler for measuring nuclease activity and DNA footprinting. Nature Nanotechnology 2006, 1, (1), 47-52.

Gur, I.; Fromer, N. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Controlled assembly of hybrid bulk-heterojunction solar cells by sequential deposition. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110, (50), 25543-25546.

Casula, M. F.; Jun, Y. W.; Zaziski, D. J.; Chan, E. M.; Corrias, A.; Alivisatos, A. P., The concept of delayed nucleation in nanocrystal growth demonstrated for the case of iron oxide nanodisks. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, (5), 1675-1682.


Yin, Y.; Alivisatos, A. P., Colloidal nanocrystal synthesis and the organic-inorganic interface. Nature 2005, 437, (7059), 664-670.

Ilan Gur, Neil A. Fromer, Michael L. Geier, A. Paul Alivisatos, Air-Stable All-Inorganic Nanocrystal Solar Cells Processed from Solution. Science 2005, 310, 462-465. DOI: 10.1126/science.1117908

Sonnichsen, C.; Reinhard, B. M.; Liphardt, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., A molecular ruler based on plasmon coupling of single gold and silver nanoparticles. Nature Biotechnology 2005, 23, (6), 741-745.

Sonnichsen, C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Gold nanorods as novel nonbleaching plasmon-based orientation sensors for polarized single-particle microscopy. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (2), 301-304.

Reinhard, B. M.; Siu, M.; Agarwal, H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Liphardt, J., Calibration of dynamic molecular rulers based on plasmon coupling between gold nanoparticles. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (11), 2246-2252.

Peng, P.; Milliron, D. J.; Hughes, S. M.; Johnson, J. C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Saykally, R. J., Femtosecond spectroscopy of carrier relaxation dynamics in type II CdSe/CdTe tetrapod heteronanostructures. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (9), 1809-1813.

Milliron, D. J.; Gur, I.; Alivisatos, A. P., Hybrid organic – Nanocrystal solar cells. MRS Bulletin 2005, 30, (1), 41-44.

Manna, L.; Wang, L. W.; Cingolani, R.; Alivisatos, A. P., First-principles modeling of unpassivated and surfactant-passivated bulk facets of wurtzite CdSe: A model system for studying the anisotropic growth of CdSe nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005, 109, (13), 6183-6192.

Madhukar, A.; Lu, S. Y.; Konkar, A.; Zhang, Y.; Ho, M.; Hughes, S. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Integrated semiconductor nanocrystal and epitaxical nanostructure systems: Structural and optical behavior. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (3), 479-482.

Kunz, M.; MacDowell, A. A.; Caldwell, W. A.; Cambie, D.; Celestre, R. S.; Domning, E. E.; Duarte, R. M.; Gleason, A. E.; Glossinger, J. M.; Kelez, N.; Plate, D. W.; Yu, T.; Zaug, J. M.; Padmore, H. A.; Jeanloz, R.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Clark, S. M., A beamline for high-pressure studies at the Advanced Light Source with a superconducting bending magnet as the source. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 2005, 12, 650-658.

Kanaras, A. G.; Sonnichsen, C.; Liu, H. T.; Alivisatos, A. P., Controlled synthesis of hyperbranched inorganic nanocrystals with rich three-dimensional structures. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (11), 2164-2167.

Fu, A. H.; Gu, W. W.; Larabell, C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor nanocrystals for biological imaging. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2005, 15, (5), 568-575.

Cui, Y.; Banin, U.; Bjork, M. T.; Alivisatos, A. P., Electrical transport through a single nanoscale semiconductor branch point. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (7), 1519-1523.

Clark, S. M.; Prilliman, S. G.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Size dependence of the pressure-induced gamma to alpha structural phase transition in iron oxide nanocrystals. Nanotechnology 2005, 16, (12), 2813-2818.

Claridge, S. A.; Goh, S. L.; Frechet, J. M. J.; Williams, S. C.; Micheel, C. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Directed assembly of discrete gold nanoparticle groupings using branched DNA scaffolds. Chemistry of Materials 2005, 17, (7), 1628-1635.

Chan, E. M.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Mathies, R. A., High-temperature microfluidic synthesis of CdSe nanocrystals in nanoliter droplets. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, (40), 13854-13861.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Gu, W. W.; Larabell, C., Quantum dots as cellular probes. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 2005, 7, 55-76.


Zaziski, D.; Prilliman, S.; Scher, E. C.; Casula, M.; Wickham, J.; Clark, S. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Critical size for fracture during solid-solid phase transformations. Nano Letters 2004, 4, (5), 943-946.

Yin, Y. D.; Rioux, R. M.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Hughes, S.; Somorjai, G. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Formation of hollow nanocrystals through the nanoscale Kirkendall Effect. Science 2004, 304, (5671), 711-714.

Son, D. H.; Wittenberg, J. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Multielectron ionization of CdSe quantum dots in intense femtosecond ultraviolet light. Physical Review Letters 2004, 92, (12), 127406.

Son, D. H.; Hughes, S. M.; Yin, Y. D.; Alivisatos, A. P., Cation exchange reactions-in ionic nanocrystals. Science 2004, 306, (5698), 1009-1012.

Puzder, A.; Williamson, A. J.; Zaitseva, N.; Galli, G.; Manna, L.; Alivisatos, A. P., The effect of organic ligand binding on the growth of CdSe nanoparticles probed by Ab initio calculations. Nano Letters 2004, 4, (12), 2361-2365.

Milliron, D. J.; Hughes, S. M.; Cui, Y.; Manna, L.; Li, J. B.; Wang, L. W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Colloidal nanocrystal heterostructures with linear and branched topology. Nature 2004, 430, (6996), 190-195.

Liu, J. S.; Tanaka, T.; Sivula, K.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Frechet, J. M. J., Employing end-functional polythiophene to control the morphology of nanocrystal-polymer composites in hybrid solar cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126, (21), 6550-6551.

Liu, H. T.; Alivisatos, A. P., Preparation of asymmetric nanostructures through site selective modification of tetrapods. Nano Letters 2004, 4, (12), 2397-2401.

Liddle, J. A.; Cui, Y.; Alivisatos, P., Lithographically directed self-assembly of nanostructures. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B 2004, 22, (6), 3409-3414.

Li, L. S.; Marjanska, M.; Park, G. H. J.; Pines, A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Isotropic-liquid crystalline phase diagram of a CdSe nanorod solution. Journal of Chemical Physics 2004, 120, (3), 1149-1152.

Fu, A. H.; Micheel, C. M.; Cha, J.; Chang, H.; Yang, H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Discrete nanostructures of quantum dots/Au with DNA. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126, (35), 10832-10833.

Cui, Y.; Bjork, M. T.; Liddle, J. A.; Sonnichsen, C.; Boussert, B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Integration of colloidal nanocrystals into lithographically patterned devices. Nano Letters 2004, 4, (6), 1093-1098.

Alivisatos, P., The use of nanocrystals in biological detection. Nature Biotechnology 2004, 22, (1), 47-52.


Zhu, J.; Konya, Z.; Puntes, V. F.; Kiricsi, I.; Miao, C. X.; Ager, J. W.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Somorjai, G. A., Encapsulation of metal (Au, Ag, Pt) nanoparticles into the mesoporous SBA-15 structure. Langmuir 2003, 19, (10), 4396-4401.

Scher, E. C.; Manna, L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Shape control and applications of nanocrystals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 2003, 361, (1803), 241-255.

Pellegrino, T.; Parak, W. J.; Boudreau, R.; Le Gros, M. A.; Gerion, D.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Larabell, C. A., Quantum dot-based cell motility assay. Differentiation 2003, 71, (9-10), 542-548.

Parak, W. J.; Pellegrino, T.; Micheel, C. M.; Gerion, D.; Williams, S. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Conformation of oligonucleotides attached to gold nanocrystals probed by gel electrophoresis. Nano Letters 2003, 3, (1), 33-36.

Wolfgang J Parak, Daniele Gerion, Teresa Pellegrino, Daniela Zanchet, Christine Micheel, Shara C Williams, Rosanne Boudreau, Mark A Le Gros, Carolyn A Larabell, and A Paul Alivisatos.Biological applications of colloidal nanocrystals. Nanotechnology 2003.

Milliron, D. J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Pitois, C.; Edder, C.; Frechet, J. M. J., Electroactive surfactant designed to mediate electron transfer between CdSe nanocrystals and organic semiconductors. Advanced Materials 2003, 15, (1), 58-61.

Manna, L.; Milliron, D. J.; Meisel, A.; Scher, E. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Controlled growth of tetrapod-branched inorganic nanocrystals. Nature Materials 2003, 2, (6), 382-385.

Li, L. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor nanorod liquid crystals and their assembly on a substrate. Advanced Materials 2003, 15, (5), 408-411.

Li, L. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Origin and scaling of the permanent dipole moment in CdSe nanorods. Physical Review Letters 2003, 90, (9), 097402.

Konya, Z.; Zhu, J.; Szegedi, A.; Kiricsi, I.; Alivisatos, P.; Somorjai, G. A., Synthesis and characterization of hyperbranched mesoporous silica SBA-15. Chemical Communications 2003, (3), 314-315.

Konya, Z.; Puntes, V. F.; Kiricsi, I.; Zhu, J.; Ager, J. W.; Ko, M. K.; Frei, H.; Alivisatos, P.; Somorjai, G. A., Synthetic insertion of gold nanoparticles into mesoporous silica. Chemistry of Materials 2003, 15, (6), 1242-1248.

Jun, Y. W.; Casula, M. F.; Sim, J. H.; Kim, S. Y.; Cheon, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Surfactant-assisted elimination of a high energy facet as a means of controlling the shapes of TiO2 nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125, (51), 15981-15985.

Huynh, W. U.; Dittmer, J. J.; Teclemariam, N.; Milliron, D. J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Barnham, K. W. J., Charge transport in hybrid nanorod-polymer composite photovoltaic cells. Physical Review B 2003, 67, (11), 115326.

Huynh, W. U.; Dittmer, J. J.; Libby, W. C.; Whiting, G. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Controlling the morphology of nanocrystal-polymer composites for solar cells. Advanced Functional Materials 2003, 13, (1), 73-79.

Gerion, D.; Chen, F. Q.; Kannan, B.; Fu, A. H.; Parak, W. J.; Chen, D. J.; Majumdar, A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Room-temperature single-nucleotide polymorphism and multiallele DNA detection using fluorescent nanocrystals and microarrays. Analytical Chemistry 2003, 75, (18), 4766-4772.

Chan, E. M.; Mathies, R. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Size-controlled growth of CdSe nanocrystals in microfluidic reactors. Nano Letters 2003, 3, (2), 199-201.

Alivisatos, A. P., Correcting the record. Nano Letters 2003, 3, (2), 111-111.

Alivisatos, A. P., Nano Letters after two years. Nano Letters 2003, 3, (1), 1-1.


Zanchet, D.; Micheel, C. M.; Parak, W. J.; Gerion, D.; Williams, S. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Electrophoretic and structural studies of DNA-directed Au nanoparticle groupings. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2002, 106, (45), 11758-11763.

Striolo, A.; Ward, J.; Prausnitz, J. M.; Parak, W. J.; Zanchet, D.; Gerion, D.; Milliron, D.; Alivisatos, A. P., Molecular weight, osmotic second virial coefficient, and extinction coefficient of colloidal CdSe nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2002, 106, (21), 5500-5505.

Rockenberger, J.; Nolting, F.; Luning, J.; Hu, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Soft x-ray imaging and spectroscopy of single nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 2002, 116, (14), 6322-6328.

Puntes, V. F.; Zanchet, D.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Synthesis of hcp-Co nanodisks. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2002, 124, (43), 12874-12880.

Puntes, V. F.; Krishnan, K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Synthesis of colloidal cobalt nanoparticles with controlled size and shapes. Topics in Catalysis 2002, 19, (2), 145-148.

Parak, W. J.; Gerion, D.; Zanchet, D.; Woerz, A. S.; Pellegrino, T.; Micheel, C.; Williams, S. C.; Seitz, M.; Bruehl, R. E.; Bryant, Z.; Bustamante, C.; Bertozzi, C. R.; Alivisatos, A. P., Conjugation of DNA to silanized colloidal semiconductor nanocrystalline quantum dots. Chemistry of Materials 2002, 14, (5), 2113-2119.

Parak, W. J.; Boudreau, R.; Le Gros, M.; Gerion, D.; Zanchet, D.; Micheel, C. M.; Williams, S. C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Larabell, C., Cell motility and metastatic potential studies based on quantum dot imaging of phagokinetic tracks. Advanced Materials 2002, 14, (12), 882-885.

Nolting, F.; Luning, J.; Rockenberger, J.; Hu, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., A PEEM study of small agglomerates of colloidal iron oxide nanocrystals. Surface Review and Letters 2002, 9, (1), 437-440.

Manna, L.; Scher, E. C.; Li, L. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Epitaxial growth and photochemical annealing of graded CdS/ZnS shells on colloidal CdSe nanorods. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2002, 124, (24), 7136-7145.

Manna, L.; Scher, E. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Shape control of colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals. Journal of Cluster Science 2002, 13, (4), 521-532.

Li, L. S.; Walda, J.; Manna, L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor nanorod liquid crystals. Nano Letters 2002, 2, (6), 557-560.

Konya, Z.; Puntes, V. F.; Kiricsi, I.; Zhu, J.; Alivisatos, P.; Somorjai, G. A., Novel two-step synthesis of controlled size and shape platinum nanoparticles encapsulated in mesoporous silica. Catalysis Letters 2002, 81, (3-4), 137-140.

Konya, Z.; Puntes, V. F.; Kiricsi, I.; Zhu, J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Somorjai, G. A., Nanocrystal templating of silica mesopores with tunable pore sizes. Nano Letters 2002, 2, (8), 907-910.

Jacobs, K.; Wickham, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Threshold size for ambient metastability of rocksalt CdSe nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2002, 106, (15), 3759-3762.

Huynh, W. U.; Dittmer, J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Hybrid nanorod-polymer solar cells. Science 2002, 295, (5564), 2425-2427.

  1. F. Puntes, W. J. Parak and A. P. Alivisatos, Tuning the SP to FM Transition of Cobalt Nanoparticles in View of Biomedical Applications. European Cells and Materials2002,3, (2), 128-131.

Hu, J. T.; Wang, L. W.; Li, L. S.; Yang, W. D.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiempirical pseudopotential calculation of electronic states of CdSe quantum rods. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2002, 106, (10), 2447-2452.

Gokhberg, K.; Glozman, A.; Lifshitz, E.; Maniv, T.; Schlamp, M. C.; Alivisatos, A.P., Electron (hole) paramagnetic resonance of spherical CdSe nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 2002, 117, (6), 2909-2913.

Gerion, D.; Parak, W. J.; Williams, S. C.; Zanchet, D.; Micheel, C. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Sorting fluorescent nanocrystals with DNA. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2002, 124, (24), 7070-7074.

Alivisatos, A. P., Nano letters after one year. Nano Letters 2002, 2, (1), 1-1.


Zanchet, D.; Micheel, C. M.; Parak, W. J.; Gerion, D.; Alivisatos, A. P., Electrophoretic isolation of discrete Au nanocrystal/DNA conjugates. Nano Letters 2001, 1, (1), 32-35.

Puntes, V. F.; Krishnan, K. M.; Alivisatos, P., Synthesis, self-assembly, and magnetic behavior of a two-dimensional superlattice of single-crystal ε-Co nanoparticles. Applied Physics Letters 2001, 78, (15), 2187-2189.

Puntes, V. F.; Krishnan, K. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Colloidal nanocrystal shape and size control: The case of cobalt. Science 2001, 291, (5511), 2115-2117.

Michalet, X.; Pinaud, F.; Lacoste, T. D.; Dahan, M.; Bruchez, M. P.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Weiss, S., Properties of fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals and their application to biological labeling. Single Molecules 2001, 2, (4), 261-276.

Li, L. S.; Hu, J. T.; Yang, W. D.; Alivisatos, A. P., Band gap variation of size- and shape-controlled colloidal CdSe quantum rods. Nano Letters 2001, 1, (7), 349-351.

Johnston-Halperin, E.; Awschalom, D. D.; Crooker, S. A.; Efros, A. L.; Rosen, M.; Peng, X.; Alivisatos, A. P., Spin spectroscopy of dark excitons in CdSe quantum dots to 60 T. Physical Review B 2001, 63, (20), 205309.

Jacobs, K.; Zaziski, D.; Scher, E. C.; Herhold, A. B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Activation volumes for solid-solid transformations in nanocrystals. Science 2001, 293, (5536), 1803-1806.

Jacobs, K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Nanocrystals as model systems for pressure-induced structural phase transitions. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 2001, 44, 59-72.

Hu, J. T.; Li, L. S.; Yang, W. D.; Manna, L.; Wang, L. W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Linearly polarized emission from colloidal semiconductor quantum rods. Science 2001, 292, (5524), 2060-2063.

Gerion, D.; Pinaud, F.; Williams, S. C.; Parak, W. J.; Zanchet, D.; Weiss, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Synthesis and properties of biocompatible water-soluble silica-coated CdSe/ZnS semiconductor quantum dots. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2001, 105, (37), 8861-8871.

Dahan, M.; Laurence, T.; Pinaud, F.; Chemla, D. S.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Sauer, M.; Weiss, S., Time-gated biological imaging by use of colloidal quantum dots. Optics Letters 2001, 26, (11), 825-827.

Alivisatos, P., Welcome to Nano Letters. Nano Letters 2001, 1, (1), 1-1.

Alivisatos, P., Nanothermodynamics: A personal perspective by Terrell Hill. Nano Letters 2001, 1, (3), 109-109.

Alivisatos, A. P., Less is more in medicine – Sophisticated forms of nanotechnology will find some of their first real-world applications in biomedical research, disease diagnosis and, possibly, therapy. Scientific American 2001, 285, (3), 66-73.


Wickham, J. N.; Herhold, A. B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Shape change as an indicator of mechanism in the high-pressure structural transformations of CdSe nanocrystals. Physical Review Letters 2000, 84, (5), 923-926.

Peng, X. G.; Manna, L.; Yang, W. D.; Wickham, J.; Scher, E.; Kadavanich, A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Shape control of CdSe nanocrystals. Nature 2000, 404, (6773), 59-61.

Park, H.; Park, J.; Lim, A. K. L.; Anderson, E. H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; McEuen, P. L., Nanomechanical oscillations in a single-C-60 transistor. Nature 2000, 407, (6800), 57-60.

Manna, L.; Scher, E. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Synthesis of soluble and processable rod-, arrow-, teardrop-, and tetrapod-shaped CdSe nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2000, 122, (51), 12700-12706.

Lounis, B.; Bechtel, H. A.; Gerion, D.; Alivisatos, P.; Moerner, W. E., Photon antibunching in single CdSe/ZnS quantum dot fluorescence. Chemical Physics Letters 2000, 329, (5-6), 399-404.

Lee, C. J.; Mizel, A.; Banin, U.; Cohen, M. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Observation of pressure-induced direct-to-indirect band gap transition in InP nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 2000, 113, (5), 2016-2020.

Lacoste, T. D.; Michalet, X.; Pinaud, F.; Chemla, D. S.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Weiss, S., Ultrahigh-resolution multicolor colocalization of single fluorescent probes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2000, 97, (17), 9461-9466.

Alivisatos, P., Colloidal quantum dots. From scaling laws to biological applications. Pure and Applied Chemistry 2000, 72, (1-2), 3-9.

Alivisatos, A. P., Biomineralization – Naturally aligned nanocrystals. Science 2000, 289, (5480), 736-737.


Yeh, A. T.; Cerullo, G.; Banin, U.; Mews, A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Shank, C. V., Dynamics of exciton localization in CdS/HgS quantum-dot quantum wells. Physical Review B 1999, 59, (7), 4973-4979.

Tomaselli, M.; Yarger, J. L.; Bruchez, M.; Havlin, R. H.; deGraw, D.; Pines, A.; Alivisatos, A. P., NMR study of InP quantum dots: Surface structure and size effects. Journal of Chemical Physics 1999, 110, (18), 8861-8864.

Rockenberger, J.; Scher, E. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., A new nonhydrolytic single-precursor approach to surfactant-capped nanocrystals of transition metal oxides. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1999, 121, (49), 11595-11596.

Park, H.; Lim, A. K. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Park, J.; McEuen, P. L., Fabrication of metallic electrodes with nanometer separation by electromigration. Applied Physics Letters 1999, 75, (2), 301-303.

Loweth, C. J.; Caldwell, W. B.; Peng, X. G.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Schultz, P. G., DNA-based assembly of gold nanocrystals. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 1999, 38, (12), 1808-1812.

Huynh, W. U.; Peng, X. G.; Alivisatos, A. P., CdSe nanocrystal rods/poly(3-hexylthiophene) composite photovoltaic devices. Advanced Materials 1999, 11, (11), 923-927.

Herhold, A. B.; Chen, C. C.; Johnson, C. S.; Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Structural transformations and metastability in semiconductor nanocrystals. Phase Transitions 1999, 68, (1), 1-25.

Hamad, K. S.; Roth, R.; Rockenberger, J.; van Buuren, T.; Alivisatos, A. P., Structural disorder in colloidal InAs and CdSe nanocrystals observed by X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy. Physical Review Letters 1999, 83, (17), 3474-3477.

Gupta, J. A.; Awschalom, D. D.; Peng, X.; Alivisatos, A. P., Spin coherence in semiconductor quantum dots. Physical Review B 1999, 59, (16), R10421-R10424.

Banin, U.; Bruchez, M.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Ha, T.; Weiss, S.; Chemla, D. S., Evidence for a thermal contribution to emission intermittency in single CdSe/CdS core/shell nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 1999, 110, (2), 1195-1201.


Vossmeyer, T.; Jia, S.; DeIonno, E.; Diehl, M. R.; Kim, S. H.; Peng, X.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Heath, J. R., Combinatorial approaches toward patterning nanocrystals. Journal of Applied Physics 1998, 84, (7), 3664-3670.

Sachleben, J. R.; Colvin, V.; Emsley, L.; Wooten, E. W.; Alivisatos, A. P., Solution-state NMR studies of the surface structure and dynamics of semiconductor nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 1998, 102, (50), 10117-10128.

Peng, X. G.; Wickham, J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Kinetics of II-VI and III-V colloidal semiconductor nanocrystal growth: “Focusing” of size distributions. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1998, 120, (21), 5343-5344.

Bruchez, M.; Moronne, M.; Gin, P.; Weiss, S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor nanocrystals as fluorescent biological labels. Science 1998, 281, (5385), 2013-2016.

Banin, U.; Lee, C. J.; Guzelian, A. A.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Jaskolski, W.; Bryant, G. W.; Efros, A. L.; Rosen, M., Size-dependent electronic level structure of InAs nanocrystal quantum dots: Test of multiband effective mass theory. Journal of Chemical Physics 1998, 109, (6), 2306-2309.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Barbara, P. F.; Castleman, A. W.; Chang, J.; Dixon, D. A.; Klein, M. L.; McLendon, G. L.; Miller, J. S.; Ratner, M. A.; Rossky, P. J.; Stupp, S. I.; Thompson, M. E., From molecules to materials: Current trends and future directions. Advanced Materials 1998, 10, (16), 1297-1336.

Alivisatos, A. P., Electrical studies of semiconductor-nanocrystal colloids. MRS Bulletin 1998, 23, (2), 18-23.


Schlamp, M. C.; Peng, X. G.; Alivisatos, A. P., Improved efficiencies in light emitting diodes made with CdSe(CdS) core/shell type nanocrystals and a semiconducting polymer. Journal of Applied Physics 1997, 82, (11), 5837-5842.

Peng, X. G.; Wilson, T. E.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Schultz, P. G., Synthesis and isolation of a homodimer of cadmium selenide nanocrystals. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition in English 1997, 36, (1-2), 145-147.

Peng, X. G.; Schlamp, M. C.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Alivisatos, A. P., Epitaxial growth of highly luminescent CdSe/CdS core/shell nanocrystals with photostability and electronic accessibility. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1997, 119, (30), 7019-7029.

Mews, A.; Banin, U.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Alivisatos, A. P., Structure determination and homogeneous optical properties of CdS/HgS quantum dots. Berichte Der Bunsen-Gesellschaft-Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 1997, 101, (11), 1621-1625.

Klein, D. L.; Roth, R.; Lim, A. K. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; McEuen, P. L., A single-electron transistor made from a cadmium selenide nanocrystal. Nature 1997, 389, (6652), 699-701.

Greenham, N. C.; Peng, X. G.; Alivisatos, A. P., Charge separation and transport in conjugated polymer cadmium selenide nanocrystal composites studied by photoluminescence quenching and photoconductivity. Synthetic Metals 1997, 84, (1-3), 545-546.

Chen, C. C.; Herhold, A. B.; Johnson, C. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Size dependence of structural metastability in semiconductor nanocrystals. Science 1997, 276, (5311), 398-401.

Banin, U.; Lee, J. C.; Guzelian, A. A.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Alivisatos, A. P., Exchange interaction in InAs nanocrystal quantum dots. Superlattices and Microstructures 1997, 22, (4), 559-567.

Banin, U.; Cerullo, G.; Guzelian, A. A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Shank, C. V., Quantum confinement and ultrafast dephasing dynamics in InP nanocrystals. Physical Review B 1997, 55, (11), 7059-7067.

Alivisatos, A. P., Scaling law for structural metastability in semiconductor nanocrystals. Berichte Der Bunsen-Gesellschaft-Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 1997, 101, (11), 1573-1577.

Alivisatos, A. P., Nanocrystals: Building blocks for modern materials design. Endeavour 1997, 21, (2), 56-60.


Tolbert, S. H.; Herhold, A. B.; Brus, L. E.; Alivisatos, A. P., Pressure-induced structural transformations in Si nanocrystals: Surface and shape effects. Physical Review Letters 1996, 76, (23), 4384-4387.

Pietrass, T.; Bifone, A.; Roth, R. D.; Koch, V. P.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Pines, A., Si-29 high resolution solid state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy of porous silicon. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 1996, 202, (1-2), 68-76.

Mews, A.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Banin, U.; Alivisatos, A. P., Structural and spectroscopic investigations of CdS/HgS/CdS quantum-dot quantum wells. Physical Review B 1996, 53, (20), 13242-13245.

Klein, D. L.; McEuen, P. L.; Katari, J. E. B.; Roth, R.; Alivisatos, A. P., An approach to electrical studies of single nanocrystals. Applied Physics Letters 1996, 68, (18), 2574-2576.

Klein, D. L.; McEuen, P. L.; Katari, J. E. B.; Alivisatos, A. P., Scanned probe investigations of chemically derived nanostructures. Nanotechnology 1996, 7, (4), 397-400.

Guzelian, A. A.; Katari, J. E. B.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Banin, U.; Hamad, K.; Juban, E.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Wolters, R. H.; Arnold, C. C.; Heath, J. R., Synthesis of size-selected, surface-passivated InP nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1996, 100, (17), 7212-7219.

Guzelian, A. A.; Banin, U.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Peng, X.; Alivisatos, A. P., Colloidal chemical synthesis and characterization of InAs nanocrystal quantum dots. Applied Physics Letters 1996, 69, (10), 1432-1434.

Greenham, N. C.; Peng, X. G.; Alivisatos, A. P., Charge separation and transport in conjugated-polymer/semiconductor-nanocrystal composites studied by photoluminescence quenching and photoconductivity. Physical Review B 1996, 54, (24), 17628-17637.

Banin, U.; Mews, A.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Guzelian, A. A.; Alivisatos, A. P., Homogeneous optical properties of semiconductor nanocrystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section a-Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 1996, 283, 1-10.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Johnsson, K. P.; Peng, X. G.; Wilson, T. E.; Loweth, C. J.; Bruchez, M. P.; Schultz, P. G., Organization of ‘nanocrystal molecules’ using DNA. Nature 1996, 382, (6592), 609-611.

Alivisatos, A. P., Perspectives on the physical chemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1996, 100, (31), 13226-13239.

Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor clusters, nanocrystals, and quantum dots. Science 1996, 271, (5251), 933-937.


Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., High-Pressure Structural Transformations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 1995, 46, 595-625.

Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., The Wurtzite to Rock-Salt Structural Transformation in Cdse Nanocrystals under High-Pressure. Journal of Chemical Physics 1995, 102, (11), 4642-4656.

Shiang, J. J.; Kadavanich, A. V.; Grubbs, R. K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Symmetry of Annealed Wurtzite Cdse Nanocrystals – Assignment to the C-3v Point Group. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1995, 99, (48), 17417-17422.

Potter, L. D.; Guzelian, A. A.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Wu, Y., Structure of Chemically Synthesized Nanophase Gaas Studied by Nuclear-Magnetic-Resonance and X-Ray-Diffraction. Journal of Chemical Physics 1995, 103, (12), 4834-4840.

Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor Nanocrystals. MRS Bulletin 1995, 20, (8), 23-32.


Tolbert, S. H.; Herhold, A. B.; Johnson, C. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Comparison of Quantum Confinement Effects on the Electronic Absorption-Spectra of Direct and Indirect Gap Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Physical Review Letters 1994, 73, (24), 3266-3269.

Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Size Dependence of a First-Order Solid-Solid Phase-Transition – the Wurtzite to Rock-Salt Transformation in Cdse Nanocrystals. Science 1994, 265, (5170), 373-376.

Mittleman, D. M.; Schoenlein, R. W.; Shiang, J. J.; Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Shank, C. V., Quantum-Size Dependence of Femtosecond Electronic Dephasing and Vibrational Dynamics in Cdse Nanocrystals. Physical Review B 1994, 49, (20), 14435-14447.

Katari, J. E. B.; Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., X-Ray Photoelectron-Spectroscopy of Cdse Nanocrystals with Applications to Studies of the Nanocrystal Surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1994, 98, (15), 4109-4117.

Hoheisel, W.; Colvin, V. L.; Johnson, C. S.; Alivisatos, A. P., Threshold for Quasi-Continuum Absorption and Reduced Luminescence Efficiency in Cdse Nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 1994, 101, (10), 8455-8460.

Heath, J. R.; Shiang, J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P., Germanium Quantum Dots – Optical-Properties and Synthesis. Journal of Chemical Physics 1994, 101, (2), 1607-1615.

Colvin, V. L.; Schlamp, M. C.; Alivisatos, A. P., Light-Emitting-Diodes Made from Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals and a Semiconducting Polymer. Nature 1994, 370, (6488), 354-357.

Colvin, V. L.; Cunningham, K. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Electric-Field Modulation Studies of Optical-Absorption in Cdse Nanocrystals – Dipolar Character of the Excited-State. Journal of Chemical Physics 1994, 101, (8), 7122-7138.

Bowers, C. R.; Pietrass, T.; Barash, E.; Pines, A.; Grubbs, R. K.; Alivisatos, A. P., Probing Cds Nanocrystal Surfaces with Laser-Polarized Xenon. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1994, 98, (38), 9400-9404.


Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Size Dependence of the Solid-Solid Phase-Transition in Cdse Nanocrystals. Zeitschrift Fur Physik D-Atoms Molecules and Clusters 1993, 26, (1-4), 56-58.

Shiang, J. J.; Risbud, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P., Resonance Raman Studies of the Ground and Lowest Electronic Excited-State in Cds Nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Physics 1993, 98, (11), 8432-8442.

Shiang, J. J.; Craig, I. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Resonance Raman Depolarization in Cdse Nanocrystals. Zeitschrift Fur Physik D-Atoms Molecules and Clusters 1993, 26, (1-4), 358-360.

Schoenlein, R. W.; Mittleman, D. M.; Shiang, J. J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Shank, C. V., Investigation of Femtosecond Electronic Dephasing in Cdse Nanocrystals Using Quantum-Beat-Suppressed Photon-Echoes. Physical Review Letters 1993, 70, (7), 1014-1017.



Tolbert, S. H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Lorenzana, H. E.; Kruger, M. B.; Jeanloz, R., Raman Studies on C-60 at High-Pressures and Low-Temperatures. Chemical Physics Letters 1992, 188, (3-4), 163-167.

Sachleben, J. R.; Wooten, E. W.; Emsley, L.; Pines, A.; Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Nmr-Studies of the Surface-Structure and Dynamics of Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Chemical Physics Letters 1992, 198, (5), 431-436.

Haase, M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Arrested Solid-Solid Phase-Transition in 4-Nm-Diameter Cds Nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1992, 96, (16), 6756-6762.

Goldstein, A. N.; Echer, C. M.; Alivisatos, A. P., Melting in Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Science 1992, 256, (5062), 1425-1427.

Colvin, V. L.; Goldstein, A. N.; Alivisatos, A. P., Semiconductor Nanocrystals Covalently Bound to Metal-Surfaces with Self-Assembled Monolayers. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1992, 114, (13), 5221-5230.

Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Cdse Nanocrystals with a Dipole-Moment in the 1st Excited-State. Journal of Chemical Physics 1992, 97, (1), 730-733.



Tobin, J. G.; Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P., Photoemission Investigation of Compound Semiconductor Monodisperse Clusters. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology a-Vacuum Surfaces and Films 1991, 9, (3), 852-853.

Colvin, V. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Tobin, J. G., Valence-Band Photoemission from a Quantum-Dot System. Physical Review Letters 1991, 66, (21), 2786-2789.

Shiang, J. J.; Goldstein, A. N.; Alivisatos, A. P., Lattice Reorganization in Electronically Excited Semiconductor Clusters. Journal of Chemical Physics 1990, 92, (5), 3232-3233.

Olshavsky, M. A.; Goldstein, A. N.; Alivisatos, A. P., Organometallic Synthesis of Gaas Crystallites Exhibiting Quantum Confinement. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1990, 112, (25), 9438-9439.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Wells, R. L., Nonlinear Optical-Materials. Chemical & Engineering News 1990, 68, (38), 2-2.


Shiang, J. J.; Goldstein, A. N.; Alivisatos, A. P., Lattice Reorganization in Electronically Excited Semiconductor Clusters. Journal of Chemical Physics 1990, 92, (5), 3232-3233.

Olshavsky, M. A.; Goldstein, A. N.; Alivisatos, A. P., Organometallic Synthesis of Gaas Crystallites Exhibiting Quantum Confinement. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1990, 112, (25), 9438-9439.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Wells, R. L., Nonlinear Optical-Materials. Chemical & Engineering News 1990, 68, (38), 2-2.


Alivisatos, A. P.; Harris, T. D.; Carroll, P. J.; Steigerwald, M. L.; Brus, L. E., Electron-Vibration Coupling in Semiconductor Clusters Studied by Resonance Raman-Spectroscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics 1989, 90, (7), 3463-3468.

Steigerwald, M. L.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Gibson, J. M.; Harris, T. D.; Kortan, R.; Muller, A. J.; Thayer, A. M.; Duncan, T. M.; Douglass, D. C.; Brus, L. E., Surface Derivatization and Isolation of Semiconductor Cluster Molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1988, 110, (10), 3046-3050.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Harris, T. D.; Brus, L. E.; Jayaraman, A., Resonance Raman-Scattering and Optical-Absorption Studies of Cdse Microclusters at High-Pressure. Journal of Chemical Physics 1988, 89, (10), 5979-5982.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Harris, A. L.; Levinos, N. J.; Steigerwald, M. L.; Brus, L. E., Electronic States of Semiconductor Clusters – Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Broadening of the Optical-Spectrum. Journal of Chemical Physics 1988, 89, (7), 4001-4011.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Arndt, M. F.; Efrima, S.; Waldeck, D. H.; Harris, C. B., Electronic-Energy Transfer at Semiconductor Interfaces .1. Energy-Transfer from Two-Dimensional Molecular Films to Si(111). Physical Review Letters 1983, 50, (14), 1092-1094.

Waldeck, D. H.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Harris, C. B., Nonradiative Damping of Molecular Electronic Excited-States by Metal-Surfaces. Surface Science 1985, 158, (1-3), 103-125.

Alivisatos, A. P.; Waldeck, D. H.; Harris, C. B., Nonclassical Behavior of Energy-Transfer from Molecules to Metal-Surfaces – Biacetyl(Normal-3-Pi-Star)/Ag(111). Journal of Chemical Physics 1985, 82, (1), 541-547.

Whitmore, P. M.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Harris, C. B., Distance Dependence of Electronic-Energy Transfer to Semiconductor Surfaces – 3n-Pi-Star Pyrazine/Gaas(110). Physical Review Letters 1983, 50, (14), 1092-1094.

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