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    • Photoluminescence of a Plasmonic Molecule 

      Huang, Da; Byers, Chad P.; Wang, Lin-Yung; Hoggard, Anneli; Hoener, Ben; Chang, Wei-Shun; Landes, Christy F.; Link, Stephan (2015)
      Photoluminescent Au nanoparticles are appealing for biosensing and bioimaging applications because of their non-photobleaching and non-photoblinking emission. The mechanism of one-photon photoluminescence from plasmonic ...
    • Non-intrusive Persistence with a Backend NVM Controller 

      Pu, Libei; Doshi, Kshitij; Giles, Ellis; Varman, Peter (2015)
      By providing instruction-grained access to vast amounts of persistent data with ordinary loads and stores, byte-addressable storage class memory (SCM) has the potential to revolutionize system architecture. We describe a ...
    • Transaction local aliasing in storage class memory 

      Giles, Ellis; Doshi, Kshitij; Varman, Peter (2015)
      This paper describes a lightweight software library to solve the challenges [6], [3], [1], [5], [2] of programming storage class memory (SCM). It provides primitives to demarcate failure-atomic code regions. SCM loads and ...
    • From tunable core-shell nanoparticles to plasmonic drawbridges: Active control of nanoparticle optical properties 

      Byers, Chad P.; Zhang, Hui; Swearer, Dayne F.; Yorulmaz, Mustafa; Hoener, Benjamin S.; Huang, Da; Hoggard, Anneli; Chang, Wei-Shun; Mulvaney, Paul; Ringe, Emilie; Halas, Naomi J.; Nordlander, Peter; Link, Stephan; Landes, Christy F. (2015)
      The optical properties of metallic nanoparticles are highly sensitive to interparticle distance, giving rise to dramatic but frequently irreversible color changes. By electrochemical modification of individual nanoparticles ...
    • Distinguishing between plasmon-induced and photoexcited carriers in a device geometry 

      Zheng, Bob Y.; Zhao, Hangqi; Manjavacas, Alejandro; McClain, Michael; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Naomi J. (2015)
      The use of surface plasmons, charge density oscillations of conduction electrons of metallic nanostructures, to boost the efficiency of light-harvesting devices through increased light-matter interactions could drastically ...
    • Charge Transfer Plasmons: Optical Frequency Conductances and Tunable Infrared Resonances 

      Wen, Fangfang; Zhang, Yue; Gottheim, Samuel; King, Nicholas S.; Zhang, Yu; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Naomi J. (2015)
      A charge transfer plasmon (CTP) appears when an optical-frequency conductive pathway between two metallic nanoparticles is established, enabling the transfer of charge between nanoparticles when the plasmon is excited. ...
    • Quantum cascade laser-based multipass absorption system for hydrogen peroxide detection 

      Cao, Yingchun; Sanchez, Nancy P.; Jiang, Wenzhe; Ren, Wei; Lewicki, Rafal; Jiang, Dongfang; Griffin, Robert J.; Tittel, Frank K. (2015)
      Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a relevant molecular trace gas species, that is related to the oxidative capacity of the atmosphere, the production of radical species such as OH, the generation of sulfate aerosol via oxidation ...
    • Single-Particle Absorption Spectroscopy by Photothermal Contrast 

      Yorulmaz, Mustafa; Nizzero, Sara; Hoggard, Anneli; Wang, Lin-Yung; Cai, Yiyu; Su, Man-Nung; Chang, Wei-Shun; Link, Stephan (2015)
      Removing effects of sample heterogeneity through single-molecule and single-particle techniques has advanced many fields. While background free luminescence and scattering spectroscopy is widely used, recording the absorption ...
    • Aluminum Nanocrystals 

      McClain, Michael J.; Schlather, Andrea E.; Ringe, Emilie; King, Nicholas S.; Liu, Lifei; Manjavacas, Alejandro; Knight, Mark W.; Kumar, Ish; Whitmire, Kenton; Everitt, Henry O.; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Naomi J. (2015)
      We demonstrate the facile synthesis of high purity aluminum nanocrystals over a range of controlled sizes from 70 to 220 nm diameter with size control achieved through a simple modification of solvent ratios in the reaction ...
    • Asymmetric excitation profiles in the resonance Raman response of armchair carbon nanotubes 

      Hároz, Erik H.; Duque, Juan G.; Barros, Eduardo B.; Telg, Hagen; Simpson, Jeffrey R.; Walker, Angela R. Hight; Khripin, Constantine Y.; Fagan, Jeffrey A.; Tu, Xiaomin; Zheng, Ming; Kono, Junichiro; Doorn, Stephen K. (2015)
      We performed tunable resonance Raman spectroscopy on samples highly enriched in the (5,5), (6,6), (7,7), and (8,8) armchair structures of metallic single-wall carbon nanotubes. We present Raman excitation profiles (REPs) ...
    • Tuning the acoustic frequency of a gold nanodisk through its adhesion layer 

      Chang, Wei-Shun; Wen, Fangfang; Chakraborty, Debadi; Su, Man-Nung; Zhang, Yue; Shuang, Bo; Nordlander, Peter; Sader, John E.; Halas, Naomi J.; Link, Stephan (2015)
      To fabricate robust metallic nanostructures with top-down patterning methods such as electron-beam lithography, an initial nanometer-scale layer of a second metal is deposited to promote adhesion of the metal of interest. ...
    • Quartz Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy Based Trace Gas Sensors Using Different Quartz Tuning Forks 

      Ma, Yufei; Yu, Guang; Zhang, Jingbo; Yu, Xin; Sun, Rui; Tittel, Frank K. (2015)
      A sensitive trace gas sensor platform based on quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy (QEPAS) is reported. A 1.395 μm continuous wave (CW), distributed feedback pigtailed diode laser was used as the excitation source ...
    • Extraordinary sensitivity enhancement by metasurfaces in terahertz detection of antibiotics 

      Xie, Lijuan; Gao, Weilu; Shu, Jie; Ying, Yibin; Kono, Junichiro (2015)
      We have detected trace amounts of molecules of antibiotics (kanamycin sulfate) dispersed on metasurfaces with terahertz (THz) spectroscopy. Utilizing the extraordinary optical transmission resonance of an array of square-shaped ...
    • NeuroPG: open source software for optical pattern generation and data acquisition 

      Avants, Benjamin W.; Murphy, Daniel B.; Dapello, Joel A.; Robinson, Jacob T. (2015)
      Patterned illumination using a digital micromirror device (DMD) is a powerful tool for optogenetics. Compared to a scanning laser, DMDs are inexpensive and can easily create complex illumination patterns. Combining these ...
    • WATCH: WiFi in Active TV Channels 

      Zhang, Xu; Knightly, Edward W. (2015)
      Today's "white space" model of spectrum sharing applied in the UHF TV band allows channels that are not being used regionally by a TV broadcaster to be re-purposed for unlicensed-style secondary access in 24 hour increments. ...
    • Balancing Fairness and Efficiency in Tiered Storage Systems using Bottleneck-Aware Allocation 

      Varman, Peter J.; Wang, Hui (2014-02)
      Multi-tiered storage made up of heterogeneous devices are raising new challenges in allocating throughput fairly among concurrent clients. The fundamental problem is finding an appropriate balance between fairness to the ...
    • Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy: A Review 

      Patimisco, Pietro; Scamarcio, Gaetano; Tittel, Frank K.; Spagnolo, Vincenzo (2014)
      A detailed review on the development of quartz-enhanced photoacoustic sensors (QEPAS) for the sensitive and selective quantification of molecular trace gas species with resolved spectroscopic features is reported. The basis ...
    • Voltage tuning of vibrational mode energies in single-molecule junctions 

      Li, Yajing; Doak, Peter; Kronik, Leeor; Neaton, Jeffrey B.; Natelson, Douglas (2014)
      Vibrational modes of molecules are fundamental properties determined by intramolecular bonding, atomic masses, and molecular geometry, and often serve as important channels for dissipation in nanoscale processes. Although ...
    • Dye-Assisted Gain of Strongly Confined Surface Plasmon Polaritons in Silver Nanowires 

      Paul, Aniruddha; Zhen, Yu-Rong; Wang, Yi; Chang, Wei-Shun; Xia, Younan; Nordlander, Peter; Link, Stephan (2014)
      Subwavelength confinement and active control of light is essential for nanoscale communication devices at visible frequencies that support large bandwidths.[1-5] Noble-metal nanostructures present an excellent platform for ...