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Naomi Halas

Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Chemistry, Physics, and Bioengineering

To create new nanoscale objects that perform a function...to understand the physical properties of those objects, both at the microscopic and macroscopic level...to incorporate them into unique applications with societal and technological impact.

Publications

Surbhi Lal, J. H. Hafner, N. J. Halas, S. Link, and P. Nordlander, Plasmonic Nanowires: from waveguiding to passive and active devices; Accounts of Chemical Research 45, 1887–1895(2012). DOI:10.1021/ar300133j

A. Chang, F. Le, F. Tam, N. J. Halas, P. Nordlander, and K. Kelly “Tuning Plasmon Resonances of Individual Gold Nanoparticles by Coupling to Thin Gold Films.  ACS Nano

Shunping Zhang, Kui Bao, Hong Wei, Yurui Fang, Ulf Hakanson, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander and Hongxing Xu, "Chiral Surface PLasmon Polaritons on Metallic Nanowires", Physical Review Letters 107, 096801 (2011)

Alexander S. Urban, Xiaoshuang Shen, Yumin Wang, Nicolas Large, Hong Wang, Mark W. Knight, Peter Nordlander, Hongyu Chen, Naomi J. Halas, “3-D Plasmonic Nanoclusters”, Nano Letters 13, 4399–4403 (2013). Doi:10.1021/nl402231z

Oara Neumann, Curtis Feronti, Albert D. Neumann, Anjie Dong, Kevin Schell, Benjamin Lu, Eric Kim, Mary Quinn, Shea Thompson, Nathaniel Grady, Peter Nordlander, Maria Oden, and Naomi J. Halas, “A Compact Solar Autoclave based on steam generation using broadband light-harvesting nanoparticles”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110 (29) 11677-11681 (2013). Doi:10.1073/pnas.1310131110

Zheyu Fang, Zheng Liu, Yumin Wang, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J Halas, “A Graphene-Antenna Sandwich Photodetector”, Nano Letters 12, 3808-3813 (2012).

Wenxue Chen, Rizia Bardhan, Marc Bartels, Carlos Perez-Torres, Robia Pautler, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit Joshi A Molecularly Targeted Theranostic Probe for Ovarian Cancer.  Molecular Cancer Therapeutics

Wenxue Chen, Rizia Bardhan, Marc Bartels, Carlos Perez-Torres, Robia Pautler, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit Joshi,   “A Molecularly Targeted Theranostic Probe for Ovarian Cancer”, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 9, 1028-1038 (2010).

Wei-Shun Chang, J. Britt Lassiter, Yumin Wang, Peter Nordlander, N. J. Halas, and Stephan Link, “A Plasmonic Fano Switch”, Nano Letters 12, 4977-4982 (2012).: DOI: 10.1021/nl302610v.

Naomi J. Halas, Surbhi Lal, Stephan Link, Wei-Shun Chang, Douglas Natelson, Jason Hafner, and Peter Nordlander, “A Plethora of Plasmonics from the Laboratory for Nanophotonics at Rice University”, Advanced Materials, 24, 4842-4877(2012).   DOI: 10.1002/adma.201202331.

H. W. Kihm, S. M. Koo, Q. H. Kim, K. Bao, J. E. Kihm, W. S. Bak, S. H. Eah, C. Lienau, H. Kim, P. Nordlander, N. J. Halas, N. K. Park, Dai-Sik Kim, “A Polarizer for the Magnetic Component of Light”, Nature Communications 2, 451 (2011).

Mi-Ran Choi, Katie J. Stanton-Maxey, C. S. Levin, Rizia Bardhan, Demir Akin, Jennifer Sturgis, J. Paul Robinson, R. Bashir, N. J. Halas, and S. E. Clare A cellular Trojan horse for delivery of therapeutic nanoparticles into tumors.  Nano Letters

Zheyu Fang, Yumin Wang, Andrea E. Schlather, Zheng Liu, Pulickel M. Ajayan, F. Javier García de Abajo, Peter Nordlander, Xing Zhu, and Naomi J. Halas Active Tunable Absorption Enhancement with Graphene Nanodisk Arrays.  Nano Letters

Benjamin Cerjan, Xiao Yang, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Aluminum Antennas for Self-Calibrated Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy.  

Michael McClain, Andrea Schlather, Alejandro Manjavacas, Kenton Whitmire, Emilie Ringe, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Aluminum Nanocrystals.  Nano Letters, 15: 2751–2755

M. W. Knight, Lifei Liu, Yumin Wang, Lisa Brown, Shaunak Mukherjee, Nicholas S. King, Henry O. Everitt, Peter J. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Aluminum Plasmonic Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 12, 6000-4 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nl303517v

Mark W. Knight, Nicholas S. King, Lifei Liu, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander,and Naomi J. Halas Aluminum for Plasmonics.  

Sidong Lei, Fangfang Wen, Liehui Ge, Sina Najmaei, Antony George, Yongji Gong, Weilu Gao, Zehua Jin, Jun Lou, Bo Li, Junichiro Kono, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel Ajayan and Naomi J. Halas An Atomically Layered InSe Avalanche Photo detector.  Nano Letters, 15: 3048-3055

Sidong Lei, Fangfang Wen, Bo Li, Qizhong Wang, Yihan Huang, Yongji Gong, Yongmin He, Pei Dong, James Bellah, Antony George, Liehui Ge1, Jun Lou, Naomi J. Halas, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel M. Ajayan An Optoelectronic Memory using Two-Dimensional Materials.  Nano Letters, 15: 259-265

Nicholas S. King, Yang Li, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Travis Brannan,Peter Nordlander, andNaomi J. Halas, “Angle- and Spectral-dependent Light Scattering from plasmonic nanocups”, ACS Nano 5, 7254-7262 (2011)

Nicholas S. King, Yang Li, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Travis Brannan, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Angle- and Spectral-dependent Light Scattering from plasmonic nanocups”, ACS Nano 5, 7254-7262 (2011)

Andrej Grubisic, Shaunak Mukherjee, N. J. Halas, and David Nesbitt, “Anomalously Strong Electric Near-field Enhancements at Defect Sites on Au Nanoshells Observed by Ultrafast Scanning Photoemission Imaging Microscopy”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117, 22545–22559 (2013).

Paolo Fortina, Larry J. Kricka, David J. Graves, Jason Park, Terry Hyslop, Felicia Tam, Naomi J. Halas, Saul Surrey, and Scott A. Waldman Applications of nanoparticles to diagnostics and therapeutics in colorectal cancer.  Trends in Biotechnology, 25: 145-152

Yurui Fang, Zhipeng Li, Yingzhou Huang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas and Hongxing Xu, “Branched silver nanowires as controllable plasmon routers”, Nano Letters 10, 1950-1954 (2010).

Fangfang Wen, Yue Zhang, Sam Gottheim, Nicholas King, Yu Zhang, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Charge Transfer Plasmons: optical frequency conductances and tunable infrared resonances.  ACS Nano, 9: 6428–6435

R. Bardhan, H. Wang, Felicia Tam and N. J. Halas Chemically Controlled ZnO Nanoparticle Morphologies with Broadband Visible Light Emissive Properties.  Langmuir, 23: 5843-5847

J.B. Lassiter, C. Nehl, J. Hafner, D. Brandl, P. Nordlander, J. Aizpurua, I. Romero, and N.J. Halas Close Encounters between two nanoshells.  Nano Letters, 8: 1212-1218

Yu Zhang, Fangfang Wen, Yu-Rong Zhen, Peter Nordlander and Naomi J. Halas Coherent Fano Resonances in a Plasmonic Nanocluster Enhance Optical Four-wave Mixing.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Zhipeng Li, Shunping Zhang, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, and Hongxing Xu, ”Coherent Modulation of Propagating Plasmons in Silver Nanowire-based Structures”, Small 7, 593-6 (2011).

N. Mirin, M. Hainey, Jr., and N. J. Halas Controlled loading of nanoparticles into submicron holes.  Advanced Materials, 20: 535-538

A. Barhoumi, D. Zhang, and N. J Halas Correlation of Molecular Orientation and Packing density in a dsDNA self-assembled monolayer observable with Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.  JACS 130: 14040-1

Mi-Ran Choi, Rizia Bardhan, Sunil Badve, Harikrishna Nakshatri, Keith M. Stantz, Ning Cao, Naomi J. Halas, and Susan E. Clare, “Delivery of nanoparticles to brain metastases of breast cancer using a cellular Trojan horse”, submitted.

Mi-Ran Choi, R. Bardhan, N. J. Halas, and S. Clare, "Delivery of nanoparticles to brain metastases of breast cancer using a cellular Trojan horse", Cancer Nanotechnology, DOI 10.1007/s12645-012-0029-9.

J. B. Lassiter, Heidar Sobhani, Mark W. Knight, Witold S. Mielczarek, Peter Nordlander,and Naomi J. Halas, Designing and Deconstructing the Fano Lineshape in Plasmonic Nanoclusters, Nano Letters 12, 1058-62 (2012).

J. B. Lassiter, Heidar Sobhani, Mark W. Knight, Witold S. Mielczarek, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, "Designing and Deconstructing the Fano Lineshape in Plasmonic Nanoclusters", Nano Letters, accepted

Aoune Barhoumi and N. J. Halas, “Detecting epigenetic modifications of DNA using SERS”, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2, 3118-3123 (2011).

Bob Y. Zheng, Hangqi Zhao, Alejandro Manjavacas, Michael McClain, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas Distinguishing between Plasmon-induced and Photoexcited Carriers in a device geometry.  Nature Communications, 6: 7797

Zhipeng Li, Kui Bao, Yurui Fang, Zhiqiang Guan, Naomi Halas, Peter Nordlander and Hongxing Xu, “Effect of a Proximal Substrate on Plasmon Propagation in Silver Nanowires”, Physical Review B 82, 241402 (2010).

D. Ward, N. K. Grady, C. S. Levin, N. J. Halas, Y. Wu, P. Nordlander, and D. Natelson Electromigrated nanoscale gaps for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.  Nano Letters, 7: 1396-1400

Mark W. Knight, Yumin Wang, Alexander S. Urban, Ali Sobhani, Bob Y. Zheng,  Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Embedding Plasmonic Nanostructure Diodes Enhances Hot Electron Emission”, Nano Letters 13, 1687-1692 (2013)

Ali Sobhani, Adam Lauchner, Sina Najmaei, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Fangfang Wen, Jun Lou and Naomi J. Halas, “Enhancing the photocurrent and photoluminescence of CVD-grown single crystal monolayer MoS2 with resonant plasmonic nanoparticles”, Applied Physics Letters 104, 031112 (2014).: DOI: 10.1063/1.4862745

Zheyu Fang, Yurong Zhen, Oara Neumann, Albert Polman, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, Peter Nordlander, and N. J Halas, “Evolution of light-induced vapour generation at a liquid-immersed metallic nanoparticle”, Nano Letters 13, 1736-1742 (2013)

Lisa V. Brown, Xiao Yang, Ke Zhao, Bob Y. Zheng, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas Fan-Shaped Gold Nanoantennas above Reflective Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA).  Nano Letters, 15(2): 1272–1280

Jonathan A. Fan, Kui Bao, Jiming Bao, Rizia Bardhan, Naomi J. Halas, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Peter Nordlander, and Federico Capasso, “Fano Interference in Self-Assembled Plasmonic Nanoparticle Clusters”, Science 328, 1135-8 (2010).

Jonathan A. Fan, Kui Bao, Jiming Bao, Rizia Bardhan, Naomi J. Halas, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Peter Nordlander, and Federico Capasso Fano Interference in Self-Assembled Plasmonic Nanoparticle Clusters.  

J. B. Lassiter, H. Sobhani, J. Fan, Janardan Kundu, F. Capasso, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Fano Resonances in Plasmonic Nanoclusters: Geometrical and Chemical Tunability”, Nano Letters 10, 3184-3189 (2010).

Nicholas S. King, Lifei Liu, Xiao Yang, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Fano Resonant Aluminum Nanoclusters for Plasmonic Colorimetric Sensing.  ACS Nano, 9: 10628–10636

S. Mukherjee, H. Sobhani, J. B. Lassiter, P. Nordlander and N. J Halas, “Fano Shells:  nanoparticles with built-in Fano resonances”, Nano Letters 10, 2694-2701 (2010).

Jonathan A. Fan, Kui Bao, Chihhui Wu, Jiming Bao, Rizia Bardhan, Naomi J. Halas, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Gennady Shvets, Peter Nordlander, and Federico Capasso, “Fano-like Interference in Self-Assembled Plasmonic Quadrumer Clusters”, Nano Letters 10, 4680-4685 (2010) .

R. Bardhan, N. K. Grady, J. Cole, A. Joshi and N. J. Halas Fluorescence Enhancement by Au nanostructures: nanorods and nanoshells.  ACS Nano , 3: 744-752

Samuel Gottheim, Hui Zhang, Alexander O. Govorov, and Naomi J. Halas Fractal Nanoparticle Plasmonics: the Cayley Tree.  ACS Nano, 9: 3284–3292

Valeria Marangoni, Oara Neumann, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, and N. J. Halas Gd-doped nanomatryoshkas.  

R. Huschka, A. Barhoumi, Qin Liu, Jack A. Roth, Lin Ji, and N. J. Halas, “Gene silencing by gold-nanoshell-mediated delivery and laser-triggered release of antisense oligonucleotide and siRNA”, ACS Nano 6, 7681-7691 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nn301135w

Ryan Huschka, Aoune Barhoumi, Qin Liu, Jack A. Roth, Lin Ji, and N. J. Halas, “Gene silencing by gold-nanoshell-mediated delivery and laser-triggered release of antisense oligonucleotide and siRNA”, submitted.

Dongmao Zhang, Hui Wang, Oara Neumann, Aoune Barhoumi, Michael Perham, Jeffrey Hartgerink, Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede and Naomi J. Halas Gold nanoparticles can induce the formation of protein-based aggregates at physiological pH.  Submitted

Lisa Brown, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Peter Nordlander and N. J. Halas, “Heterodimers: plasmonic properties of mismatched nanoparticle pairs”, ACS Nano, 4, 819-832 (2010).

Jana Olson, Alejandro Manjavacas, Tiyash Basu, Da Huang, Andrea Schlather, Bob Zheng, Naomi Halas, Peter Nordlander, and Stephan Link High chromaticity aluminum plasmonic pixels for active liquid crystal displays.  ACS Nano

Oara Neumann, Jared Day, Surbhi Lal, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “High efficiency Solar Steam Generation enabled by metallic nanoparticles”, submitted.

Shaunak Mukherjee, Florian Libisch, Nicholas Large, Oara Neumann, Lisa V. Brown, Jin Cheng, Britt Lassiter, Emily A. Carter, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Hot electrons do the impossible: Plasmon-induced Dissocation of H2 on Au”, Nano Letters, articles ASAP: DOI: 10.1021/nl303940z.

Mehbuba Tanzid, Ali Sobhani, Christopher J. DeSantis, Yao Cui, Adam Samaniego, Ashok Veeraraghavan and Naomi J. Halas Imaging through Plasmonic Nanoparticles.  

Na Liu, Fangfang Wen, Yang Zhao, Yumin Wang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi Halas, and Andrea Alù Individual Nanoantennas Loaded by Three-dimensional Optical Nanocircuits.  Nano Letters, 13(1): 142–147

M. W. Knight, J. Fan, F. Capasso, and N. J. Halas Influence of Excitation and Collection Geometry on the Dark Field Spectra of Individual Plasmonic Nanostructures .  

M. W. Knight, J. Fan, F. Capasso, and N. J. Halas, “Influence of Excitation and Collection Geometry on the Dark Field Spectra of Individual Plasmonic Nanostructures ”, Optics Express, 18, pp.2579-2587 (2010).

A. Barhoumi and N. J. Halas, “Label free detection of DNA oligonucleotides using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 132, 12792-3 (2010).

Christopher J. DeSantis, Da Huang, Hui Zhang, Nathaniel Hogan, Hangqi Qui, Yifei Zhang, Alejandro Manjavacas, Yue Zhang, Wei-Shun, Chang, Peter Nordlander, Stephan Link, and Naomi J. Halas Laser-induced spectral hole-burning through a broadband distribution of Au Nanorods.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C (invited article, special issue honoring Richard Van Duyne)

Yongmin He, Sidong Lei, Ali Sobhani, Zhuhua Zhang, Yongji Gong, Wu Zhou, Bo Li, Yingchao Yang, Yuan Zhang, Xifan Wang, Boris Yakobson, Robert Vajtai, Naomi J. Halas, Erqing Xie, Pulickel Ajayan Layer Engineering of 2D semiconductor junctions.  

Matthew D. Blankschien, Lori A. Pretzer, Ryan Huschka, Naomi J. Halas, Ramon Gonzalez, and Michael S. Wong Light-Triggered Biocatalysis using Thermophilic Enzyme-Gold Nanoparticle Complexes.  ACS Nano, 7 (1): 654–663

Nikolay Mirin and N. J. Halas Light-bending Nanoparticles.  Nano Letters, 9: 1255-1259

Na Liu, Shaunak Mukherjee, Kui Bao, Lisa Brown, Jens Dorfmuller, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Magnetic plasmon formation and propagation in artificial aromatic molecules”, Nano Letters 12, 364-9 (2012).

Na Liu, Shaunak Mukherjee, Kui Bao, Lisa Brown, Jens Dorfmuller, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Magnetic plasmon formation and propagation in artificial aromatic molecules”, Nano Letters, articles ASAP

Na Liu, Shaunak Mukherjee, Kui Bao, Yang Li, Lisa V. Brown, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Manipulating magnetic plasmon propagation in metallic nanocluster networks”, ACS Nano 6, 5482–5488(2012).

Kun Fu, Jiantang Sun,, LIssett R. Bickford, Alex W.H. Lin, Naomi J. Halas, Tse-Kuan Yu, and Rebekah Drezek Measurement of immunotargeted plasmonic nanoparticles' ceelular binding: a key factor in optimising diagnostic efficacy.  Nanotechnology, 19: 045103

H. Wang and N. J. Halas Mesoscopic Au Meatball Particles.  Advanced Materials, 20: 820-825

R. Bardhan, N. Grady, Tamer Ali and N. J. Halas, “Metallic Nanoshells with Semiconductor Cores: Optical Characteristics Modified by Core Medium Properties”, ACS Nano 4, 6169-79 (2010).

F. Le, D.W. Brandl, Y.A. URzhumov, H. WAng, J. Kundu, N.J. Halas, J. Aizpurua, and P. Nordlander Metallic nanoparticle arrays: a common substrate for both SERS and SEIRA.  ACS Nano, 2: 707-718

Adam Lauchner, Andrea E. Schlather, Alejandro Manjavacas, Yao Cui, Michael J. McClain, Grant J. Stec, F. Javier García de Abajo, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Molecular Plasmons.  Nano Letters, 15: 6208–6214

I. Rusakova, T. Oud-Ely, C. Hofmann, D. Prieto-Centurion, C. S. Levin, N. J .Halas, A. Luettge and K. H. Whitmire Nanoparticle Shape Conservation in the Conversion of MnO Nanocrosses into Mn304.  Chemistry of Materials, 19: 1369-1375

S. Priya Sundararajan, N. K. Grady, N. Mirin and N. J. Halas Nanoparticle-induced enhancement and suppression of photocurrent in a silicon diode.  Nano Letters, 8: 624-630

M. Knight, N. Grady, F. Hao, P. Nordlander and N. J. Halas Nanoparticle-mediated coupling of light into a nanowire.  Nano Letters, 7: 2346-2350

Oara Neumann, Albert D. Neumann, Edgar Silva, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Shu Tian, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Nanoparticle-mediated, Light-Induced Phase Separations.  Nano Letters, 15: 7880–7885

N.J. Halas Nanoscience under glass: the versatile chemistry of silica nanostructures.  Perspectives/ACS Nano, 2: 179-183

Nanoshells made easy: improving Au layer growth on nanoparticle surfaces.  Langmuir, ASAP

Bruce Brinson, J. Britt Lassiter, Carly S. Levin, Rizia Bardhan, Nikolay Mirin and Naomi J. Halas Nanoshells made easy: improving Au layer growth on nanoparticle surfaces.  Langmuir 24: 14166-14171

R. Bardhan, S. Mukherjee, N. A. Mirin, S. Levit, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, ”Nanosphere in a nanoshell: a simple nanomatryushka”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 7378-7383 (2010).

Jared Day, Oara Neumann, N.K. Grady and N. J. Halas, “Nanostructure-mediated launching and detection of 2D surface plasmons”, ACS Nano 4, 7566-7572 (2010).

Ali Sobhani, Mark W. Knight, Yumin Wang, Bob Zheng, Nicholas S. King, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Narrowband Photodetection in the Near-Infrared with an EOT-plasmon-induced hot electron device”,  Nature Communications 4, 1643 (2013).

L. A. Nafie, B. Brinson, David Rice, Omar Rahim, Xiaolin Cao, Rina K. Dukor and Naomi J. Halas Near Infrared Excited Raman Optical Activity.  Applied Spectroscopy, 61(10): 1103-1106

Andrea E. Schlather, Nicolas Large, Alexander S. Urban, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Near-Field – Mediated Plexcitonic Coupling and Giant Rabi Splitting in Individual Metallic Dimers”, Nano Letters 13, 3281–3286 (2013).

A. M. Gobin, M. H. Lee, N. J. Halas, William D. James, R. A. Drezek, and J. L. West Near-Infrared Resonant Nanoshells for Combined Optical Imaging and Photothermal Cancer Therapy.  Nano Letters, 7: 1929-1934

A. M. Gobin, M. H. Lee, N. J. Halas, William D. James, R. A. Drezek, and J. L. West Near-Infrared Resonant Nanoshells for Combined Optical Imaging and Photothermal Cancer Therapy.  Nano Letters, 7: 1929-1934

Jonathan A. Fan,  Kui Bao,  J. Britt Lassiter,  Jiming Bao, Naomi J. Halas,  Peter Nordlander, and Federico Capasso, “Near-Normal Incidence Dark-Field Microscopy: Applications to Nanoplasmonic Spectroscopy”. Nano Letters 12, 2817−2821,( 2012).

K. Heck, B. Janesko, G. Scuseria, M.S. Wong, and N.J. Halas Observing Metal-catalyzed Chemical Reactions in situ using Surface enjanced Raman Spectroscopy on Pd-Au Nanoshells.  JACSIn Press

O. Perez-Gonzalez, N. Zabala, A. G. Borisov, N. J. Halas, P. Nordlander, and J. Aizpurua, “Optical Spectroscopy of Conductive Junctions in Plasmonic Cavities”, Nano Letters 10, 3090-3095 (2010).

N. Grady, M. W. Knight, Rizia Bardhan and N. J. Halas, “Optically-driven collapse of a plasmonic nanogap self-monitored by optical frequency mixing”, Nano Letters 10, 1522-8 (2010).

Y. Zhang, A. Barhoumi, J. Britt Lassiter and N. J. Halas,  “Orientation-preserving transfer and directional light scattering from individual light-bending nanoparticles”, Nano Letters 11, 1838-1844 (2011).

Nicholas S. King, Mark W. Knight, Amanda M. Goodman, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Orienting Nanoantennas in Three Dimensions To Control Light Scattering Across a Dielectric Interface.  Nano Letters

J. Slocik, F. Tam, N. J .Halas, J. Hartgerink and R. Naik Peptide-assembled optically responsive nanoparticle complexes.  Nano Letters, 7: 1054-1058

N. A. Mirin, T. Ali, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Perforated Semishells: Far Field Directional Control and an Optical Frequency Magnetic Response”, ACS Nano 4, 2701-2712 (2010).

Linan Zhou, Chao Zhang, Michael J. McClain, Alejandro Manjavacas, Shu Tian, Felix Berg, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Photocatalytic Hydrogen Dissociation using Aluminum Nanoparticles.  

M. W. Knight, H. Sobhani, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Photodetection with active optical antennas”, Science 332, 702-4 (2011).

Fangfang Wen, Jian Ye, Na Liu, Pol van Dorpe, Peter Nordlander and N. J. Halas, “Plasmon transmutation: inducing new modes in nanoclusters by adding dielectric nanoparticles”, Nano Letters 12, 5020-5026 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nl302799h.

Zheyu Fang, Yumin Wang, Zheng Liu, Andrea Schlather, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Frank H. L. Koppens, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Plasmon-Induced Doping of Graphene”, ACS Nano 6, 10222-8 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nn304028b

R. Huschka, J. Zuloaga, M. W. Knight, L. Brown, P. Nordlander and N. J. Halas, “Plasmon-assisted DNA release from nanoshells and nanorods”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 12247-12255 (2011).

R. Huschka, J. Zuloaga, M. W. Knight, L. Brown, P. Nordlander and N. J. Halas, “Plasmon-assisted DNA release from nanoshells and nanorods”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 12247-12255 (2011).

Mark Brongersma, Naomi J. Halas, and Peter Nordlander Plasmon-induced hot carrier science and technology.  Nature Nanotechnology, 10: 25-34

F. Tam, G. P. Goodrich, B. R. Johnson and N. J.Halas Plasmonic Enhancement of Molecular Fluorescence.  Nano Letters, 7: 496-501

Richard Lombardini, Ramiro Acevedo, Naomi J. Halas and Bruce R. Johnson, “Plasmonic Enhancement of Raman Optical Activity in Molecules near Metal Nanoshells: Theoretical Comparison of Circular Polarization Methods”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 7390-7400 (2010).

Richard Lombardini, Ramiro Acevedo, Naomi J. Halas and Bruce R. Johnson Plasmonic Enhancement of Raman Optical Activity in Molecules near Metal Nanoshells: Theoretical Comparison of Circular Polarization Methods.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C

H. Wang, D. Brandl, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Plasmonic Nanoparticles: Artificial Molecules.  Accounts of Chemical Research, 40: 53-62

Jonathan A. Fan, Chih Hui Wu, Jiming Bao, Rizia Bardhan, Naomi J. Halas, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Gennady Shvets, and Federico Capasso Plasmonic Self-Assembled Colloidal Magnetic Resonators.  

Chad P. Byers, Hui Zhang, Dayne F. Swearer, Mustafa Yorulmaz, Benjamin S. Hoener, Da Huang, Anneli Hoggard, Wei-Shun Chang, Paul Mulvaney, Emilie Ringe, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, Stephan Link, Christy F. Landes Plasmonic drawbridges: Active control of nanoparticle optical properties.  Science Advances

R. Acevedo, R. Lombardini, N. J. Halas, B. R. Johnson Plasmonic enhancement of Raman optical activity in molecules near metal nanoshells.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Lisa Brown, Heidar Sobhani, Peter Nordlander and N. J. Halas Plasmonic heterodimers.  

F. Le, N. Z. Lwin, N. J. Halas, and P. Nordlander Plasmonic interactions between a metallic nanoshell and a thin metallic film.  Phys. Rev. B., 76: 165410

Jian Ye, Fangfang Wen, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Pol Van Dorpe, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas,  “Plasmonic nanoclusters: near field properties of the Fano resonance interrogated with Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”, Nano Letters 12, 1660-1667 (2012).

Jian Ye, Fangfang Wen, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Pol Van Dorpe, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas,  “Plasmonic nanoclusters: near field properties of the Fano resonance interrogated with Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”, submitted.

T.H. Park, N. Mirin, J. Lassiter, J. Hafner, N.J. Halas, and P. Nordlander Plasmonic properties of Nanoholes.  ACS Nano, 2: 25-32

N. J. Halas, “Plasmonics: an emerging field fostered by Nano Letters”, Nano Letters 10, 3816-3822 (2010).

S. Link, S. Lal, and N. J. Halas Plasmonics: nanoscale optics from sensing to waveguiding.  Nature Photonics, 1: 641-648

N. J. Halas, S. Lal, Wei-Shun Chang, S. Link, and P. Nordlander, “Plasmons in Strongly Coupled Metallic Nanostructures,” Chemical Reviews 111, 3913-3961 (2011).

N. Tumasang Fofang, N. K. Grady, Zhiyuan Fan, A. O. Govorov and N. J. Halas, “Plexciton dynamics: Exciton-Plasmon coupling in a J-aggregate-Au Nanoshell Complex provides a mechanism for nonlinearity ”, Nano Letters 11, 1556-1560 (2011).

K. Fu, J. T. Sun, A. W. H. Lin, H. Wang, N. J. Halas, and R. A. Drezek Polarized angular dependent light scattering properties of bare and PEGylated gold nanoshells.  Current Nanoscience, 3(2): 167-170

Ali Sobhani, Alejandro Manjavacas, Yang Cao, Michael McClain, F. Javier Garcia de Abajo, Peter Nordlander, N. J. Halas Pronounced Linewidth Narrowing of an Aluminum Nanoparticle Plasmon Resonance by Interaction with an Aluminum Film.  Nano Letters, 15: 6946–6951

Hong Wei, Zhipeng Li, Shunping Zhang, Xiaorui Tian, Zhuoxian Wang, Fengzi Cong, Peter J. Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Hongxing Xu, “Quantum Dot-based Local Field Imaging reveals Plasmon-based Interferometric Logic in Silver Nanowire Networks”, Nano Letters 11, 471-5 (2011).

Rizia Bardhan, Wenxue Chen, Marc Bartels, Carlos Perez-Torres, Maria F. Botero, Robin Ward McAninch, Rachel Schiff, Robia G. Pautler, Naomi J. Halas, Amit Joshi,Real-time tracking of delivery, uptake and distribution of therapeutic nanocomplexes targeting Breast Cancer”, Nano Letters 10, 4920-4928 (2010).

Zheyu Fang,  Junyi Cai, Zhongbo Yan, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Xing Zhu, “Removing a wedge from a nanodisk reveals a Fano resonance”, Nano Letters 11, 4475-9 (2011).

Nicholas S. King, Mark W. Knight, Nicolas Large, Amanda Goodman, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, “Shaping and orienting nanoantennas in three dimensions to control light scattering across a dielectric interface”, Nano Letters, online.  Nano Lett., 2013, 13 (12), pp 5997–6001
DOI: 10.1021/nl403199z
Publication Date (Web): November 8, 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Chemical Society

Daniel R. WArd, Naomi J. Halas, Jacob W. Ciszek, James M. Tour, Yanpeng Wu, Peter NOrdlander, and Douglas Natelson Simultaneous measurements of electronic conduction and Raman response in molecular junctions.  , 8: 919-924

Daniel R. Ward, Naomi J. Halas, and Douglas Natelson Simultaneous measurements of single-molecule electronic conduction and Raman response.  Nano LettersSubmitted

Oara Neumann, Alexander S. Urban, Jared Day, Surbhi Lal, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Solar Steam Generation enabled by submicron particles”, ACS Nano, articles ASAP: DOI: 10.1021/nn304948h

Oara Neumann, Alexander S. Urban, Jared Day, Surbhi Lal, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Solar Vapor Generation enabled by nanoparticles”, ACS Nano 7, 42-49 (2013). : DOI: 10.1021/nn304948h.

Jared Day, Nicolas Large, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas Standing Wave Plasmon Modes Interact in an Antenna-Coupled Nanowire.  Nano Letters, 15(2): 1324–1330

Shunping Zhang, Kui Bao, N. J. Halas, H. Xu, and P. Nordlander, "Substrate-Induced Fano Resonances of a Plasmonic Nanocube: a route to increased-sensitivity localized surface plasmon resonance sensors revealed" Nano Letters 11, 1657-1661 (2011).

M. W. Knight , Yanpeng Wu, J. B. Lassiter, Peter J. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Substrates matter: Influence of an adjacent dielectric on the plasmon modes of an individual nanoparticle.  Nano Letters, 9: 2188-2192

J. Kundu, F. Le, H. Wang, P Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy (SEIRA) using infrared resonant nanoshell aggregate substrates.  Chemical Physics Letters, 452: 115-119

A. Barhoumi, O. Neumann, D Zhang and N.J. Halas Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of DNA.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130: 5523-5529

Yu Zhang, Alejandro Manjavacas, Linan Zhou, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Liangliang Dong, Jared K. Day, Peter Nordlander and Naomi J. Halas Surface Plasmon Enhanced Optical Parametric Amplifier (SPOPA): a Tunable Nanoscale Infrared Light Generator.  

Lisa V. Brown, Ke Zhao, Nicholas S. King, Heidar Sobhani, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption using individual cross antennas tailored to chemical moieties.  Journal of the American Chemical Society , 135 (9): 3688–3695

Symmetry breaking in plasmonic nanocavities: subradiant LSPR sensing and a tunable Fano resonance.  Nano Letters, ASAP

Wenxue Chen, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Nrusingh Biswal, Carlos Perez-Torres, Marc Bartels, Rizia Bardhan, Xian-De Liu, Baoan Ji, Amit Deorukhkar, Robia G. Pautler, Sunil Krishnan, Naomi J Halas, Amit Joshi, “Targeting of Pancreatic Cancer with Magneto-Fluorescent Theranostic Gold Nanoshells”, Clinical Cancer Research, submitted.

Sidong Lei, Ali Sobhani, Fangfang Wen, Antony George, Qizhong Wang, Yihan Huang, Pei Dong, Bo Li, Sina Najmaei, James Bellah, Gautam Gupta, Aditya D. Mohite, Liehui Ge*, Jun Lou, Naomi J. Halas, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel Ajayan Ternary CuIn7Se11: Towards Atomically Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic Devices.  Advanced Materials , 26: 7666-7672

Boris Luk`yanchuk, Nikolay I. Zheludev, Stefan A. Maier, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, Harald Giessen and Chong Tow Chong The Fano resonance in plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials.  

Boris Luk`yanchuk, Nikolay I. Zheludev, Stefan A. Maier, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, Harald Giessen and Chong Tow Chong, “The Fano resonance in plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials”, Nature Materials 9, 707-715 (2010).

N. J. Halas The photonic nanomedicine revolution: let the human side of nanotechnology emerge.  Nanomedicine, 4: 369-371

R. Bardhan, S. Lal, A. Joshi, and N. J. Halas, “Theranostic Nanoshells: From Probe Design to Imaging and Treatment of Cancer”, Accounts of Chemical Research, articles ASAP.

Yu Zhang and N. J. Halas, “Three-dimensional nanostructures as highly efficient generators of second harmonic light”, Nano Letters 11, 5519-5523 (2011).

Brooke Hester, Gretchen K. Campbell, Carlos Lopez Mariscal, Carly Levin Filgueira, Ryan Huschka, Naomi J. Halas, and Kristian Helmerson, “Tunable optical tweezers for wavelength-dependent measurements”, Reviews of Scientific Instruments 83, 043114 (2012).

Brooke Hester, Gretchen K. Campbell, Carlos Lopez Mariscal, Carly Levin Filgueira, Ryan Huschka, Naomi J. Halas, and Kristian Helmerson, “Tunable optical tweezers for wavelength-dependent measurements”, Reviews of Scientific Instruments,  submitted.

Wei-Shun Chang, Fangfang Wen, Debadi Chakraborty, Man-Nung Su, Yue Zhang, Bo Shuang, Peter Nordlander, John E. Sader, Naomi J. Halas and Stephan Link Tuning the Acoustic Frequency of a Gold Nanodisk through its Adhesion Layer.  Nature Communications, 6

Kimberly Heck, Benjamin Janesko, Gustavo Scuseria, Naomi J. Halas, and Michael S. Wong, “Using Catalytic and SERS-active Gold Nanoshells toUnderstand the Role of Basicity in Glycerol Oxidation”, ACS Catalysis 3, 2430–2435 (2013).

K. Heck, B. Janesko, G. Scuseria, N. J. Halas, and M. S. Wong, “Using catalytic gold nanoshells to understand the role of basicity in glycerol oxidation”, submitted.

Ryan Huschka, O. Neumann, A. Barhoumi, and N. J. Halas, “Visualizing light-controlled release of molecules in living cells”, Nano Letters 10, 4117-4122 (2010).

Quang X. Nguyen, T. Grant Belgard, John J. Taylor, Vinit S. Murthy, Naomi J. Halas, and Michael S. Wong, “Water-phase Synthesis of Cationic Silica/polyamine Nanoparticles” , Chemistry of Materials 24, 1426-1433 (2012).

Quang X. Nguyen, T. Grant Belgard, John J. Taylor, Vinit S. Murthy, Naomi J. Halas, and Michael S. Wong, “Water-phase Synthesis of Cationic Silica/polyamine Nanoparticles” , Chemistry of Materials, submitted.

Sidong Lei, Fangfang Wen, Liehui Ge, Sina Najmaei, Antony George, Yongji Gong, Weilu Gao, Zehua Jin, Jun Lou, Gautam Gupta, Aditya D. Mohite, Junichiro Kono, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel Ajayan and Naomi J. Halas “An Atomically Layered InSe Avalanche Photo detector”.  

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Cordula Urban, Mark W. Knight, Alexander S. Urban, Oara Neumann, Sandra Bishnoi, Shaunak Mukherjee,Amanda M. Goodman, Heather Charron, Tamika Mitchell, Martin Shea, Ronita Roy, Sarmistha Nanda, Rachel Schiff, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit Joshi, “Au Nanomatryoshkas as Efficient Near-Infrared Photothermal Transducers for Cancer Treatment: Benchmarking against Nanoshells”, ACS Nano, online.

Yu Zhang, Yu-Rong Zhen, Oara Neumann, Jared K. Day, Peter Nordlander and Naomi J. Halas, “Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering with single molecule sensitivity using a plasmonic Fano resonance”, Nature Communications, online.

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Jun Liu, Mark W. Knight,Yumin Wang, Jared Day, Peter Nordlander,Naomi J. Halas, “Fluorescence Enhancement of Molecules inside a Gold Nanomatryoshka”, Nano Letters 14, 2926-2933 (2014).:DOI: 10.1021/nl501027j.

Christyn A. Thibodeaux, Vikram Kulkarni, Wei-Shun Chang, Oara Neumann, Yang Cao, Bruce Brinson, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Chih-Wei Chen, Emilia Morosan, Stephan Link, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas, “Impurity-induced Plasmon Damping in individual Cobalt-doped hollow Au nanoshells”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, online.

Oara Neumann, Shu Tian, Albert D. Neumann, Christyn Thibodeaux, Shobhit Shubhankar, Julius Müller, Edgar Silva, Sandra W. Bishnoi, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi Halas “Integrated solar steam and bioconversion for standalone solar-based cellulosic bioethanol production” .  

Nate Hogan, Alex Urban, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Alberto Pimpinelli, Peter Nordlander and Naomi J. Halas, “Nanoparticles heat through light localization”, Nano Letters, online.

Amanda M. Goodman, Yang Cao, Cordula Urban, Oara Neumann, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Mark Knight, Amit Joshi, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas The Surprising In Vivo Instability of Near-IR Absorbing Hollow Au-Ag Nanoshells.  ACS Nano; DOI: 10.1021/nn405663h, 8, 3 2014: 222–3231

Aoune Barhoumi, Ryan Huschka, Rizia Bardhan, Mark Knight and Naomi J. Halas Characteristics of light-controlled release of DNA from plasmon resonant nanoparticle vectors.  Chemical Physics Letters , 482 2009: 171-9

N. J. Halas Connecting the dots: reinventing optics for nanoscale dimensions .  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 2009: 3643-3644

O. Neumann, F. Tam, D. Zhang, and N. J. Halas Label-free, aptamer-based all-optical molecular recognition.  Analytical Chemistry 2009

Carly S. Levin, Cristina Hofmann, Tamer A. Ali, Anna T. Kelly, Emilia Morosan, Peter Nordlander, Kenton H. Whitmire, and Naomi J. Halas Magnetic-Plasmonic core-shell nanoparticles.  ACS Nano , 3 2009: 1379-1388

C. S. Levin, J. Kundu, A. Barhoumi, and N. J. Halas Nanoshell-based substrates for biomolecular spectroscopic detection.  Analyst , 134 2009: 1745 – 1750

Rizia Bardhan, Wenxue Chen, Carlos Perez-Torres, Marc Bartels, Ryan M. Huschka, Liang Zhao, Emilia Morosan, Robia Pautler, Amit Joshi, and Naomi J. Halas Nanoshells with targeted simultaneous enhancement of magnetic and optical imaging and photothermal therapeutic response.  Advanced Functional Materials 2009

R. Bardhan, S. Mukherjee, N. A. Mirin, S. Levit, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Nanosphere in a nanoshell: a simple nanomatryushka.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009

Joseph Cole and N. J. Halas Photothermal efficiencies of nanorods and nanoshells.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113 2009: 12090-12094

J. Kundu, C. S. Levin, and N. J. Halas Real-time monitoring of lipid transfer between vesicles and hybrid bilayers on Au nanoshells using surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS).  Nanoscale, 1 2009: 114-117

J. B. Lassiter, M. W. Knight, Nikolay A. Mirin and N. J. Halas Reshaping the plasmonic properties of an Individual Nanoparticle.  Nano Letters 2009

J. Kundu, O. Neumann, A. Barhoumi, B. Janesko, G. Scuseria, and N. J. Halas SERS and SEIRA of adenine.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113 2009: , 14390-14397

F. Hao, S. Maier, N. J Halas, and P. J. Nordlander Symmetry breaking in plasmonic nanocavities: subradiant LSPR sensing and a tunable Fano resonance.  Nano Letters 8 2009: 3983-3988

F. Wei, D. Zhang, N.J. Halas, and J.D. Hartgerink Aromatic Amino Acids provide characteristic motifs in the Raman and SERS Spectroscopy of Peptides.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112 2008: 9158-9164

Rizia Bardhan, Oara Neumann, N. Mirin, H. Wang, and N.J. Halas Au nanorice assemble electrolytically into mesostars.  ACS Nano 2008Submitted

Correlation of Molecular Orientation and Packing density in a dsDNA self-assembled momolayer observable with Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.  JACS, 130 2008: 14040-14041

D.R. Ward, G.D. Scott, Z.K. Keane, N.J. Halas, J.W. Ciszek, and D. Natelson Electronic and Optical Properties of Electromigrated Molecular Junctiona.  J. Phys: Condensed Matter, 20 2008: 374118

D.R. Ward, N.J. Halas, and D. Natelson Localized heating in nanoscale Pt constrictions measured using blackbody radiation emission.  Applied Physics Letters 2008In Press

Kun Fu, Jiantang Sun, LIssett R. Bickford, Alex W.H. Lin, Naomi J. Halas, Tse-Kuan Yu, and Rebekah Drezek Measurement of immunotargeted plasmonic nanoparticles' cellular binding: a key factor in optimizing diagnostic efficacy.  Nanotechnology 19 2008: 045103

Rizia Bardhan, Nate K. Grady, and Naomi J. Halas Nanoscale control of Near-Infrared Fluorescence Enhancement using Au Nanoshells.  Small, 4 2008: 1716-1722

S. Lal, S.E. Clare and Naomi J. Halas Nanoscience-enabled cancer therapy: impeding clinical impact.  Accounts of Chemical Research 2008In Press

Mark Knight and N.J. Halas Nanoshells to nanoeggs to Nanocups: symmetry breaking beyong the quasistatic limit in complex plasmonic nanoparticles.  New Journal of Physics, 10 2008: 105006

N. Fofang, Tae-Ho Park, P. Nordlander, and N.J. Halas Plexcitonic Nanoparticles: Plasmon-exciton hybridization in a nanoshell-J-aggregate complex.  Nano Letters, 8 2008: 3481-3487

Carly S. Levin, Janardan Kundu, Benjamin G. Janesko, Gustavo E. Scuseria, Robert Raphael, and Naomi J. Halas Surface Enhanced Raman and Infrared Spectroscopy (SERS and SEIRA) of Ibuprofen Intercalated Hybrid Bilayer Nanoshells.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112 2008: 14168-14175

S. Lal, N. Grady, J. Kundu, C.S. Levin and N.J. Halas Surface Enhanced Spectroscopy with controlled electromagnetic nanoenvironments.  Chemical Society Reviews, 37 2008: 898-911

Felicia Tam, Allen Chen, J. Kundu, Hui Wang, Fei Le, P. J. Nordlander and N. J. Halas Mesoscopic Nanoshells: geometry-dependent plasmon resonances beyond the quasistatic limit.  Journal of Chemical Physics, 127 2007/November 27

H. Wang, J. Kundu and N. J. Halas Plasmonic Nanoshell arrays combine surface-enhanced vibrational spectroscopies on a single substrate.  Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46 2007/December 3: 9040-9044

S. Bishnoi, C. S. Levin, M. Gheith, B. Johnson, C. Rozell, D. H. Johnson, and N. J. Halas An all-optical nanoscale pH meter.  Nano Letters, 6 2006: 1687-1692

C. S. Levin, B. Janesko, R. Bardhan, G. Scuseria, J. D. Hartgerink and N. J. Halas Chain Length Dependent Vibrational Resonances in Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers Observed on Plasmonic Nanoparticle Substrates.  Nano Letters, 6 2006: 2617-2621

C. Levin, S. Bishnoi, N. Grady, and N. J. Halas Determining the Conformation of thiolated Poly(ethylene Glycol) on Au Nanoshells by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Assay.  Analytical Chemistry, 78 2006: 3277-3281

H. Wang, K. Fu, R. Drezek, and N. J. Halas Light Scattering from Spherical Plasmonic Nanoantennas: effects of nanoscale roughness.  Applied Physics, 84 2006: 191-196

L.R. Hirsch, A.M. Gobin, A.R. Lowery, F. Tam, R.A. Drezek, N.J. Halas, and J.L. West Metal Nanoshells.  , 34 2006: 15-22

H. Wang, D. Brandl, F. Le, P. Nordlander and N. J. Halas NanoRice: A hybrid nanostructure.  Nano Letters, 6 2006: 827-832

Alex W. H. Lin, Nastassja A. Lewinski, Jennifer L. West, Naomi J. Halas, and Rebekah A. Drezek Optically tunable nanoparticle contrast agents for early cancer detection: model-based analysis of gold nanoshells.  Journal of Biomedical Optics, 10 2006: 064035

J. Cole and N. J. Halas Optimized distributions of tunable plasmonic nanoparticles for solar light harvesting applications.  Applied Physics Letters, 89 2006: 153120

H. Wang and N. J. Halas Plasmonic nanoparticle heterodimers fabricated using stepwise upright assembly.  Nano Letters, 6 2006: 2945-2948

S. Lal, N. Grady, G. P. Goodrich, and N. J. Halas Profiling the near field of a plasmonic nanoparticle with Raman-based molecular rulers.  Nano Letters, 6 2006: 2338-2343

H. Wang, Yanpeng Wu, Britt Lassiter, Colleen L. Nehl, Jason H. Hafner, P. J. Nordlander and N. J. Halas Symmetry breaking in individual plasmonic nanoparticles.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103 2006: 10856-10860

S. Priya Sundararajan, J.M. Steele, and N.J. Halas Tunable Ag and Cu surface plasmons on silicon.  Applied Physics Letters, 88 2006: 063115

H. Wang, Carly S. Levin, and N.J. Halas Nanosphere arrays with controlled sub 10 nm gaps as Surface Enhanced Raman spectroscopy substrates.  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127 2005: 14992-3

Bob Zheng, Yumin Wang, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas Color-selective and CMOS-compatible Photodetection based on Aluminum Plasmonics.  Advanced Materials , 26 (2014).: 6318-6323

Wenxue Chen, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Nrusingh Biswal, Carlos Perez-Torres, Marc Bartels, Rizia Bardhan, Xian-De Liu, Baoan Ji, Amit Deorukhkar, Robia G. Pautler, Sunil Krishnan, Naomi J Halas, Amit Joshi Targeting of Pancreatic Cancer with Magneto-Fluorescent Theranostic Gold Nanoshells.  Nanomedicine (Lond) DOI: 10.2217/nnm.13.84, 9 (2014).: 1209-1222

Shaunak Mukherjee, Linan Zhou, Amanda Goodman, Nicolas Large, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Yu Zhang, Peter Nordlander, and N. J. Halas, “Hot Electron Induced Dissociation of H2 on Au nanoparticles supported on SiO2”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 136, pp 64–67 (2014).: DOI: 10.1021/ja411017b

Yimin Kang, Sina Najmaei, Zheng Liu, Yanjun Bao, Yumin Wang, Xing Zhu, Jun Lou, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Zheyu Fang “Plasmonic Hot Electron Induced Structural Phase Transition in Monolayer MoS2”.  Advanced Materials, 26 (2014): 6467-6471

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Cordula Urban, Sandra Bishnoi, Alexander Urban, Heather Charron,  Tamika Mitchell, Martin Shea, Sarmistha Nanda, Rachel Schiff, Naomi Halas, and Amit Joshi, “Sub-100 nm Gold Nanomatryoshkas Improve Photo-thermal Therapy Efficacy in Large and Highly Aggressive Triple Negative Breast Tumors”, Journal of Controlled Release (special issue), submitted.

Jana Olson, Alejandro Manjavacas, Lifei Liu, Wei-Shun Chang, Benjamin Foerster, Nicholas King, Mark W. Knight, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Stephan Link, “Vivid, Full-Color Aluminum Plasmonic Pixels”, PNAS, submitted.

Yumin Wang, Ziwei Li, Ke Zhao, Ali Sobhani, Xing Zhu, Zheyu Fang, Naomi J. Halas, “Substrate-mediated charge transfer plasmons in simple and complex nanoparticle clusters”, Nanoscale, published

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  • B.A., magna cum laude Chemistry (1980) La Salle College
  • M.A. Physics (1984) Bryn Mawr College
  • Ph.D., Physics (1987) Bryn Mawr College
  • D.Sc. (2007) LaSalle University
  • Department of Bioengineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Rice Quantum Institute
  • Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
  • Design and fabrication of optically responsive nanostructures, nanophotonics, plasmonics
Email: halas@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-3537
Office: George R. Brown, E122 (Lab)