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Publications (* denotes undergraduate): M. Kuno’s ResearcherID: K-2673-2012
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2014

Concerted single nanowire absorption and emission spectroscopy: Explaining the origin of the size-dependent Stokes shift in CdSe nanowires 
F. Vietmeyer, R. Chatterjee, M. P. McDonald, M. Kuno, (submitted)

Spatially-resolved spectroscopy and microscopy of single-layer graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide 
M. P. McDonald, Y. Morozov, J. H. Hodak, M. Kuno, (submitted book chapter, Springer)

Heterogeneous fluorescence intermittency in single layer reduced graphene oxide
J. Si, S. Volkan-Kacso, A. Eltom, Y. Morozov, M. P. McDonald. M. Kuno, B. Janko, (submitted)

Tailoring the inherent optical and electrical properties of nanostructures 
M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014
DOI: 10.1021/jz502041a

Synthesis of ultrathin and thickness-controlled Cu2-xSe nanosheets via cation exchange 
Y. Wang, M. Zhukovskyi, P. Tongying, Y. Tian, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014, 5, 3608. 
DOI: 10.1021/jz5019288

Direct observation of single layer graphene oxide reduction through spatially-resolved, single sheet absorption/emission microscopy
D. A. Sokolov, Y. V. Morozov, M. P. McDonald, F. Vietmeyer, J. H. Hodak, M. Kuno, Nano Lett. 2014, 6, 4117.
DOI: 10.1021/nl500485n

Double heterojunction nanowire photocatalysts for hydrogen generation
P. Tongying, F. Vietmeyer, D. Aleksiuk, G. J. Ferraudi, G. Krylova,M. Kuno, Nanoscale. 2014, 6, 4117.
DOI: 10.1039/c4nr00298a

Nanowire functionalized cotton textiles
M. Zhukovskyi, L. Sanchez-Botero, M. P. McDonald, J. Hinestroza, M. Kuno, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2014, 6, 2262.
DOI: 10.1021/am4052602

2013

Direct observation of hetergeneous single layer graphene oxide reduction kinetics
M. P. McDonald, A. Eltom*, F. Vietmeyer, J. Thapa*, Y. Morozov, D. Sokolov, J. Hodak, K. Vinodgopal, P. V. Kamat, M. Kuno, Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 5777.
DOI: 10.1021/nl402057j

Supercontinuum spatial modulation spectroscopy: Detection and noise limitations
M. P. McDonald, F. Vietmeyer, D. Aleksiuk, M. Kuno, Rev. Sci. Instr. 2013, 84, 113104.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4829656

Construction and demonstration of a low cost educational transient absorption spectrometer
F. Vietmeyer, M. Kuno, Chem. Ed. 2013, 18, 196.
DOI: 10.1007/s00897132494

Surface  modification of CdSe nanowires with carbazole for designing efficient nanowire solar cells
H. Choi, M. Kuno, G. V. Hartland, P. V. Kamat, J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1, 5487.
DOI: 10.1039/c3ta10387k

Progress, challanges, and opportunities in two-dimensional materials beyond graphene
S. Z. Butler, S. M. Hollen, L. Cao, Y. Cui, J. A. Gupta, H. R. Gutierrez, T. F. Heinz, S. S. Hong, J. Huang, A. F. Ismach, E. Johnston-Halperin, M. Kuno, V. V. Plashnitsa, R. D. Robinson, R. S. Ruoff, S. Salahuddin, J. Shan, M. G. Spencer, M. Terrones, W. Windl, J. E. Goldberger, ACS Nano 2013, 7, 2898.
DOI: 10.1021/nn400280c

Colloidal quantum dots: A model nanoscience system
M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 680.
DOI: 10.1021/jz400036r

Light induced nanowire assembly: The electrostatic alignment of semiconductor nanowires into functional macroscopic yarns
N. Petchsang, M. P. McDonald, L. E. Sinks, M. Kuno, Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 601.
DOI:10.1002/adma.201202722

2012

Photocatalytic hydrogen generation efficiencies in 1D CdSe heterostructures
P. Tongying, V. V. Plashnitsa, N. Petchsang, F. Vietmeyer, G. J. Ferraudi, G. Krylova, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 3234.
DOI: 10.1021/jz301628b

Electric field-induced emission enhancement and modulation in individual CdSe nanowires
F. Vietmeyer, T. Tchelidze, V. Tsou*, B. Janko, M. Kuno, ACS Nano 2012, 6, 9133.
DOI:10.1021/nn3033997


Direct measurement of single CdSe nanowire band edge extinction polarization anisotropies
M. P. McDonald, F. Vietmeyer, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 2215.
DOI:10.1021/jz3008112

Ultrafast dynamics distributions within an ensemble: Transient absorption microscopy studies of single CdTe nanowires
S. S. Lo, T. A. Major, N. Petchsang, L. Huang, M. Kuno, G. V. Hartland, ACS Nano 2012, 6, 5274.
DOI:10.1021/nn3010526

Synthetic strategy, structural and optical characterization of thin, highly crystalline, titanium disulfide nanosheets
V. V. Plashnitsa, F. Vietmeyer, N. Petchsang, P. Tongying, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 1554.
DOI: 10.1021/jz300487p

Single nanowire microscopy and spectroscopy, invited review, Includes cover art
F. Vietmeyer, M. McDonald, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 12379.
DOI:10.1021/jp3010162

Controlled synthesis of compositionally tunable ternary PbSexS1-x as well as binary PbSe and PbS nanowires
A. Onicha, N. Petchsang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 2833.
DOI: 10.1021/nn300373w


2011

Single nanowire extinction spectroscopy
J. Giblin, F. Vietmeyer, M. P. McDonald, M. Kuno, Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 3307.
DOI:10.1021/nl201679d

Fluorescence imaging: Understanding fluorescence blinking is the first path to an imaging solution
F. Vietmeyer, S. Volkan Kacso, P. Frantsuzov, M. Kuno, B. Janko, Laser Focus World, February 2011

Low temperature solution-phase growth of ZnSe and ZnSe/CdSe core/shell nanowires
N. Petchsang, L. Shapoval, F. Vietmeyer, Y. Yu, J. H. Hodak, I. M. Tang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 3145.
DOI:10.1039/C1NR10176E

II-VI heterostructures obtained by encapsulation of colloidal CdSe nanowires by molecular beam epitaxy deposition of ZnSe
X. Y. Liu, A. M. Mintairov, J. Herzog, F. Vietmeyer, R. E. Pimpinella, M. Kuno, J. L. Merz, T. H. Kosel, M. Dobrowolska, J. K. Furdyna, J. Vac. Sci.Tech. B 2011, 29, 03C102
DOI:10.1116/1.3547715

Carrier recombination dynamics in individual CdSe nanowires
F. Vietmeyer, P. Frantsuzov, B. Janko, M. Kuno, Phys. Rev. B 2011, 83, 115319
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.83.115319


2010

Nanostructure absorption: A comparison of nanowire and colloidal quantum dot cross sections
J. P. Giblin, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 3340.
DOI: 10.1021/jz1013104

Storable, thermally activated, near incrared chemiluminescent dyes and dye-stained microparticles for optical imaging
J. Baumes, J. J. Gassensmith, J. Giblin, J. J. Lee, A. G. White, W. J. Culligan, W. M. Leevy, M. Kuno, B. D. Smith, Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 1025.
DOI: 10.1038/nchem.871

Imaging and absolute extinction cross-section measurements of nanorods and nanowires through polarization modulation microscopy
C. R. Carey, T. LeBel*, D. Crisostomo*, J. Giblin, M. Kuno, G. V. Hartland, J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 16029.
DOI:10.1021/jp101891a

CdSe nanowire photoelectrochemical solar cells enhanced with colloidal CdSe quantum dots
Y. Yu, P. V. Kamat, M. Kuno, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 1464.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200902372

Experimental determination of single CdSe nanowire absorption cross-sections through photothermal imaging
J. P. Giblin, S. Mohammad*, M. T. Banning*, M. Kuno, G. V. Hartland, ACS Nano 2010, 4, 358.
DOI: 10.1021/nn901172s

Bismuth-assisted CdSe and CdTe nanowire growth on plastics
S. K. C. Lee*, Y. Yu, O. Perez*, S. Puscas*, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 77.
DOI: 10.1021/cm902049p


2009

Ultrafast transient absorption measurments of charge carrier dynamics in single II-VI nanowires
C. R. Carey, Y. Yu, M. Kuno, G. V. Hartland, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 19077.
DOI: 10.1021/jp907147y

Wavelength sensitivity of single nanowire polarization anisotropies explained through a generalized treatment of their linear absorption
J. Giblin, V. Protasenko, M. Kuno ACS Nano, 2009, 3, 1979.
DOI: 10.1021/nn900380h

Facile synthesis of II-VI nanowires using bismuth salts
J. Puthussery, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, Small 2009, 5, 1112.
DOI:10.1002/smll.200801838


2008

Solution-based II-VI core/shell nanowire heterostructures
J. A. Goebl*, R. A. Black*, J. Puthussery, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 14822.
DOI: 10.1021/ja805538p

Universal emission intermittency in quantum dots, nanorods, and nanowires
P. Frantsuzov, M. Kuno, B. Janko, R. A. Marcus, Nature Phys. 2008, 4, 519.
DOI:10.1038/nphys1001

Layer-by-layer self-assembly of colloidal gold-silica multilayers
Z. Zhang, D. Meisel, P. Kamat, M. Kuno, Chem. Ed. 2008, 13, 153.
DOI: 10.1333/s00897082135a

Absorption and photoluminescence polarization anisotropy of single CdSe nanowires
A. Lan, J. Giblin, V. Protasenko, M. Kuno, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008, 92, 183110.
DOI:10.1063/1.2924767

Photocurrent polarization anisotropy of randomly oriented nanowire networks
Y. Yu, V. Protasenko, D. Jena, H. Xing, M. Kuno, Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 1352.
DOI:10.1021/nl080028p

Quantum dot solar cells: tuning the response through size and shape control of CdSe-TiO2 architecture
A. Kongkanad, K. Tvrdy, K. Takechi, M. Kuno, P. V. Kamat, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008; 130, 4007.
DOI: 10.1021/ja0782706

Band filling of solution based CdS nanowires
J. Puthussery, A. Lan, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, ACS Nano, 2008, 2, 357.
DOI: 10.1021/nn700270a

Solution based straight and branched semiconductor nanowires
M. Kuno Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2008, 10, 620.
DOI: 10.1039/b708296g


2007

Photocurrent spectroscopy of thin film nanowire solids
A. Singh, X. Li, V. Protasenko, G. Galantai*, M. Kuno, H. Xing, D. Jena, Nano Lett., 2007, 7, 2999.
DOI: 10.1021/nl0713023

Spatial and intensity modulation of nanowire emission induced by mobile charges
V. V. Protasenko, S. Gordeyev and M. Kuno, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 13160.
DOI: 10.1021/ja073642w

CdSe nanowires with illumination-enhanced conductivity: Induced dipoles, dielectrophoretic assembly, and field-sensitive emission
R. Zhou, H-C. Chang, V. Protasenko, M. Kuno, A. Kumar, H. Xing, D. Jena, J. Appl. Phys. 2007, 101, 073704
DOI: 10.1063/1.2714670

Size-dependent electron injection from excited CdSe quantum dots into TiO2 nanoparticles
I. Robel, M. Kuno, P. V. Kamat, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 4136.
DOI: 10.1021/ja070099a


2006

Experimental determination of the absorption cross section and molar extinction coefficient of CdSe and CdTe nanowires
V. Protasenko, D. Bacinello*, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 25322
DOI: 10.1021/jp066034w

Solution-based straight and branched CdTe nanowires
M. Kuno, O. Ahmad, V. Protasenko, D. Bacinello*, T. Kosel, Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 5722.
DOI: 10.1021/cm061559m

Photon counting statistics for blinking quantum dots: A Levy walk process
G. Margolin, V. Protasenko, M. Kuno, E. Barkai, J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 19053.
DOI: 10.1021/jp061487m

Power law blinking quantum dots: Stochastic and physical models
G. Margolin, V. Protasenko, M. Kuno, E. Barkai, in ”Fractals, Diffusion, and Relaxation in Disordered Systems: A Special Volume of Advances in Chemical Physics”, Volume 133, Part A, Eds. W. T. Coffey and Y. P. Kalmykov, John Wiley &Sons, Inc. pp 327-356, 2006.

Field effect transistors and photodetectors based on solution-synthesized nanowires
A. Singh, A. Khandelwal, X. Li, H. Xing, M. Kuno, D. Jena, IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC) Tech. Digest. P. 67, 2006.

Intensity dependent exciton recombination dynamics in CdSe nanowires: bimolecular to three-carrier Auger kinetics
I. Robel, B. Bunker, P. V. Kamat, M. Kuno, Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1344.
DOI: 10.1021/nl060199z

Quantum dot solar cells. Harvesting light energy with CdSe nanocrystals molecularly linked to mesoscopic TiO2 films
I. Robel, R. Subramanian, M. Kuno, P. V. Kamat, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 2385.
DOI: 10.1021/ja056494n

Ultra thin CdSe nanowire FETs and their optical properties
A. Khandelwal, D. Jena, J. W. Grebinski*, K. L. Hull, M. Kuno, J. Elec. Mat. 2006, 35, 170.


2005

Disorder induced optical heterogeneity in single CdSe nanowires
V. V. Protasenko, K. L. Hull, M. Kuno, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 2942.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.200501660

Induced branching in confined PbSe nanowires
K. L. Hull, J. W. Grebinski*, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 4416.
DOI: 10.1021/cm050952+

Demonstration of a low-cost, single molecule capable, multimode optical microscope
V. Protasenko, K. L. Hull, M. Kuno, Chem. Ed. 2005, 10, 269.
DOI: 10.1333/s00897050912a


2004

Solution based straight and branched CdSe nanowires
J. W. Grebinski*, K. L. Hull, J. Zhang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 5260.
DOI: 10.1021/cm048498h

Synthesis and characterization of Au/Bi core/shell nanocrystals: A precursor towards II-VI nanowires
J. W. Grebinski*, K. L. Richter, J. Zhang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 9745.
DOI: 10.1021/jp0496856 


Prior to Notre Dame:

2003

High temperature structural studies of HgS and HgSe quantum dots
S. B. Qadri, M. Kuno, C. R. Feng, B. B. Rath, M. Yousuf, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2003, 83, 4011.
DOI: 10.1063/1.1625433

Molecular clusters of binary and ternary mercury chalcogenides: Colloidal synthesis, characterization, and optical spectra
M. Kuno, K. A. Higginson, S. B. Qadri, M. Yousuf, H. Mattoussi, J. Phys. Chem. B 2003, 107, 5758.
DOI: 10.1021/jp0274684

Modeling distributed kinetics in single semiconductor quantum dots
M. Kuno, D. P. Fromm*, S. T. Johnson, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, Phys. Rev. B 2003, 67, 125304.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.67.125304


2002

Synthesis and characterization of colloidal b-HgS quantum dots
K. L. Higginson, M. Kuno, S. B. Qadri, M. Yousuf, J. E. Bonevich, H. Mattoussi, J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 9982.
DOI: 10.1021/jp026232x

Fluorescence of single ZnS overcoated CdSe quantum dots studied by apertureless near-field scanning optical microscopy
V. V. Protasenko, M. Kuno, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, Optics. Commun. 2002, 210, 11.
DOI: 10.1016/S0030-4018(02)01759-5

Avidin: A natural bridge for quantum dot-antibody conjugates
E. R. Goldman, E. D. Balighian*, H. Mattoussi, M. Kuno, J. M. Mauro, P. T. Tran, G. P. Anderson, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 6378.
DOI: 10.1021/ja0125570

Colloidal semiconductor quantum dot conjugates in biosensing
H. Mattoussi, M. Kuno, E. R. Goldman, G. P. Anderson, J. M. Mauro, Optical Biosensors: Present and Future, Eds. F. S. Ligler and C. A. Rowe Taitt, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2002.

Luminescent quantum dot-adaptor protein-antibody conjugates for use in fluoroimmunoassays
E. R. Goldman, E. D. Balighian*, M. Kuno, S. Labrenz, P. T. Tran, G. P. Anderson, J. M. Mauro, H. Mattoussi, Phys. Stat. Sol. B 2002, 229, 407.
DOI:10.1002/1521-3951(200201)229:1<407::AID-PSSB407>3.0.CO;2-S


2001

Fluorescence intermittency in single InP quantum dots
M. Kuno, D. P. Fromm*, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, O. I. Micic, A. J. Nozik, Nano Lett. 2001, 1, 557.
DOI: 10.1021/nl010049i

On/Off fluorescence intermittency of single semiconductor quantum dots
M. Kuno, D. P. Fromm*, H. F. Hamann, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, J. Chem. Phys. 2001, 115, 1028.
DOI:10.1063/1.1377883

Molecular fluorescence in the vicinity of a nanoscopic probe using apertureless near-field microscopy
H. F. Hamann, M. Kuno, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, J. Chem. Phys. 2001, 114, 8596.
DOI: 10.1063/1.1365931


2000

Nonexponential ‘blinking’ kinetics of single CdSe quantum dots: A universal power law behavior
M. Kuno, D. P. Fromm*, H. F. Hamann, A. Gallagher, D. J. Nesbitt, J. Chem. Phys. 2000, 112, 3117.
DOI: 10.1063/1.480896

Evidence of photo and electro-darkening of (CdSe)ZnS quantum dot composites
J. Rodriguez-Viejo, H. Mattoussi, J. R. Heine, M. K. Kuno, J. Michel, M. G. Bawendi, K. F. Jensen, J. Appl. Phys. 2000, 87, 8526.
DOI:10.1063/1.373573

Synthesis and characterization of manganese doped CdSe quantum dots
F. V. Mikulec, M. Kuno, M. Bennati, D. Hall, M. Pravia*, M. G. Bawendi, R. Griffin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 2532.
DOI: 10.1021/ja991249n


1998

Band edge spectroscopy of CdSe quantum dots
M. Kuno, MIT PhD thesis
http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/9698

Magnetic circular dichroism study of CdSe quantum dots
M. Kuno, M. Nirmal, M. G. Bawendi, Al. L. Efros, M. Rosen, J. Chem. Phys.1998, 108, 4242
DOI: 10.1063/1.475823

 


1997

The band edge luminescence of surface modified CdSe nanocrystallites: Probing the luminescing state
M. Kuno, J. K. Lee, B. O. Dabbousi, F. V. Mikulec, M. G. Bawendi, J. Chem. Phys. 1997, 106, 9869.
DOI: 10.1063/1.473875


1996

Band-edge exciton in quantum dots of semiconductors with a degenerate valence band: Dark and bright exciton states
Al. L. Efros, M. Rosen, M. Kuno, M. Nirmal, D. J. Norris, M. G. Bawendi, Phys. Rev. B 1996, 54, 4843.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.54.4843


1995

Observation of the dark exciton in CdSe quantum dots
M. Nirmal, D. J. Norris, M. Kuno, M. G. Bawendi, Al. L. Efros, M. Rosen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 1995, 75, 3728.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.75.3728 


Conference Proceedings:

Solution phase semiconductor nanowires
K. L. Hull, J. W. Grebinski*, J. Zhang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2004, Vol. 848

Seeded solution synthesis of straight and branched CdSe nanowires
K. L. Hull, J. W. Grebinski*, J. Zhang, T. H. Kosel, M. Kuno, SPIE Proc.
2004, Vol. 5513, 116

Binary and ternary mercury chalcogenide quantum dots and clusters
M. Kuno, K. A. Higginson, S. B. Qadri, M. Yousuf, B. L. Davis, H. Mattoussi, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.
2002, Vol. 737 E3.3.1

Synthesis and characterization of colloidal mercury chalcogenide quantum dots
M. Kuno, K. A. Higginson, J. E. Bonevich, S. B. Qadri, M. Yousuf, H. Mattoussi, SPIE Proc.
2002, Vol. 4808, 146

Photoluminescent Mn-doped ZnS nanoclusters synthesized within block copolymer nanoreactors
R. S. Kane, R. E. Cohen, R. J. Silbey, M. Kuno, M. G. Bawendi, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.
1997, 471, 313

M. Kuno, J. K. Lee, B. O. Dabbousi, F. V. Mikulec, M. G. Bawendi, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1996, 452, 347.

J. K. Lee,M. Kuno, M. G. Bawendi, Mat. Res. Symp. Proc. 1996, 452, 323.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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