Fangfang Wen, Yue Zhang, Samuel Gottheim, Nicholas S. King, Yu Zhang, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Charge Transfer Plasmons: Optical Conductances and Tunable Infrared Resonances. ACS Nano 2015 ASAP. ACS Editors' Choice

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 2015, 6, 7022. See also Rice News,,

Sidong Lei*, Fangfang Wen*, Liehui Ge, Sina Najmaei, Antony George, Yongji Gong, Weilu Gao, Zehua Jin, Bo Li, Jun Lou, Junichiro Kono, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel Ajayan and Naomi J. Halas. An Atomically Layered InSe Avalanche PhotodetectorNano Letters 2015, 15,3048-3055. (*equal contribution)

Michael J. McClain, Andrea E. Schlather, Emilie Ringe, Nicholas S. King, Lifei Liu, Alejandro Manjavacas, Mark W. Knight, Ish Kumar, Kenton H. Whitmire, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Aluminum Nanocrystals. Nano Letters ASAP.

Samuel Gottheim, Hui Zhang, Alexander O. Govorov, and Naomi J. Halas.  Fractal Nanoparticle Plasmonics: The Cayley Tree. ACS Nano 20159, 3284-3292.

Lisa V. Brown, Xiao Yang, Ke Zhao, Bob Y. Zheng, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas.  Fan-Shaped Gold Nanoantennas above Reflective Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA). Nano Letters 2015, 15, 1272-1280. See also Nanotechweb

Jared K. Day, Nicolas Large, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Standing Wave Plasmon Modes Interact in an Antenna-Coupled Nanowire Nano Letters 2015, 15, 1324-1330.

Sidong Lei, Fangfang Wen, Bo Li, Qizhong Wang,Yihan Huang, Yongji Gong, Yongmin He, Pei Dong, James Bellah, Antony George, Liehui Ge, Jun Lou, Naomi J. Halas, Robert Vajtai and Pulickel AjayanOptoelectronic Memory using Two-Dimensional MaterialsNano Letters 2015, 15, 259-265. Nature Nanotechnology Research Hightlight see also Sciencedaily, Phys.OrgSemiengineering

Mark L. Brongersma, Naomi J. Halas and Peter Nordlander.  Plasmon-induced hot carrier science and technology. Nat. Nanotechnol. 2014, 10, 25-34.

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 and Pulickel Ajayan*.TernaryCuIn7Se11: Towards Ultra-Thin Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic devices”. Advanced Materials2014, 26, 45, 7666-7672.

Bob Y. Zheng, Yumin Wang, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Color-Selective and CMOS-Compatible Photodetection Based on Aluminum Plasmonics. Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 6318-6323. See also LaserFocusWorld

Yimin Kang, Sina Najmaei, Zheng Liu, Yumin Wang, Xing Zhu, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Jun Lou, and Zheyu Fang. Plasmonic Hot Electron Induced Structural Phase Tansition in a MoS2 Monolayer.  Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 6467-6471.

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Cordula Urban, Sandra Bishnoi, Alexander Urban, Heather Charron, Tamika Mitchell, Martin Shea, Sarmistha Nanda, Rachel Schiff, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit JoshiSub-100 nm Gold Nanomatryoshkas Improve Photo-thermal Therapy Efficacy in Large and Highly Aggressive Triple Negative Breast Tumors J. Control. Release2014, 191, 90-97.

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 ResonanceNat. Commun. 2014, 5, 4424. See also BioNews Texas, Kurzweil and Nanotechweb

Nathaniel J. Hogan, Alexander S. Urban, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Alberto Pimpinelli, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoparticles Heat through Light Localization. Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 4640-4645.

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Cordula Urban, Mark W. Knight, Alexander Skyrme Urban, Oara Neumann, Sandra W. 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 2014, 8, 6372-6381.

Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Jun G. Liu, Mark W. Knight, Yuming Wang, Jared K. Day, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Fluorescence Enhancement of Molecules Inside a Gold NanomatryoshkaNano Lett. 2014, 14, 2926-2933.

Amanda M. Goodman, Yang Cao, Cordula Urban, Oara Neumann, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Mark W. Knight, Amit Joshi, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. The Surprising in Vivo Instability of Near-IR-Absorbing Hollow Au-Ag NanoshellsACS Nano. 2014, 8, 3222-3231.

Ali Sobhani*, Adam Lauchner*, Sina Najmaei*, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Fangfang Wen, Jun Lou, and Naomi J. Halas.  Enhancing the photocurrent and photoluminescence of single crystal monolayer MoS2 with resonant plasmonic nanoshells. Appl. Phys. Lett2014, 104, 031112. (*equal contribution)

Shaunak Mukherjee*, Linan Zhou*, Amanda M. Goodman, Nicholas Large, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, Yu Zhang, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Hot-Electron-Induced Dissociation of H2 on Gold Nanoparticles Supported on SiO2. J. Am. Chem. Soc2014, 136, 64-67. (*equal contribution)

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 ArraysNano Lett201414, 299-304.

Mark W. Knight*, Nicholas S. King*, Lifei Liu, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander,and Naomi J. Halas. Aluminum for Plasmonics. ACS Nano. 2014, 8, 834-840. (*equal contribution)

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 2013, 5, 9897.

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 InterfaceNano Lett. 2013, 13, 5997-6001.

Wenxue Chen*, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco*, Nrusingh C. Biswal​‌, Carlos Perez-Torres​‌, Marc Bartels​‌, Rizia Bardhan​‌, Gary Stinnet​‌, Xian-De Liu​‌, Baoan Ji​‌, Amit Deorukhkar​‌, Lisa V. Brown​‌, Sushovan Guha​‌, Robia G. Pautler​‌, Sunil Krishnan​‌, Naomi J. Halas and Amit Joshi. Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Magneto-Fluorescent Theranostic Gold NanoshellsNanomedicine 2013, 9, 1209-1222.

Alexander S. Urban, Xiaoshuang Shen, Yumin Wang, Nicolas Large, Hong Wang, Mark W. Knight, Peter Nordlander, Hongyu Chen, and Naomi J. Halas. Three-Dimensional Plasmonic NanoclustersNano Lett201313, 4399-4403.

Oara Neumann, Curtis Ferontic, Albert D. Neumann, Anjie Dongd, Kevin Schelld, Benjamin Lue, Eric Kime, Mary Quinne, Shea Thompson, Nathaniel Grady, Peter Nordlander, Maria Odene, and Naomi J. Halas. Compact solar autoclave based on steam generation using broadband light-harvesting nanoparticlesP. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2013, 110, 11677-11681.

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 DimersNano Lett. 201313, 3281–3286. (*equal contribution)

Yu Zhang, Fangfang Wen, Yu-Rong Zhen, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Coherent Fano resonances in a plasmonic nanocluster enhance optical four-wave mixingProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013110, 9215-9219.  See also, and

Ali Sobhani, Mark W. Knight, Yumin Wang, Bob Zheng, Nicholas S. King, Lisa V. Brown, Zheyu Fang, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Narrowband photodetection in the near-infrared with a plasmon-induced hot electron deviceNat. Commun. 2013, 4, 1643.

Zheyu Fang*, Yu-rong Zhen*, Oara Neumann, Albert Polman, F. Javier Garcia de Abajo, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Evolution of Light-Induced Vapor Generation at a Liquid-Immersed Metallic Nanoparticle. Nano Lett. 201313, 1736-1742. (*equal contribution)

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 Lett. 2013, 13, 1687-1692.

Lisa V. Brown, Ke Zhao, Nicholas King, Heidar Sobhani, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption Using Individual Cross Antennas Tailored to Chemical Moieties. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3688-3695. JACS Spotlight

Joseph B. Herzog*, Mark W. Knight*, Yajing Li, Kenneth M. Evans, Naomi J. Halas, and Douglas Natelson. Dark Plasmons in Hot Spot Generation and Polarization in Interelectrode Nanoscale Junctions. Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 1359-1364. (*equal contribution)

Zheyu Fang*, Sukosin Thongrattanasiri*, Andrea Schlather*, Zheng Liu, Lulu Ma, Yumin Wang, Pulickel Ajayan, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Gated Tunability and Hybridization of Localized Plasmons in Nanostructured GrapheneACS Nano 2013, 7, 2388-2395. (*equal contribution) (Research highlighted as journal Cover)

Na Liu*, Fangfang Wen*, Yang Zhao*, Yumin Wang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Andrea Alu. Individual Nanoantennas Loaded with Three-Dimensional Optical NanocircuitNano Lett. 2013, 13, 142-147. (*equal contribution)  Nature Materials Research Highlight

  • Shaunak Mukherjee, Florian Libisch, Nicolas Large, Oara Neumann, Lisa V. Brown, Jin Cheng, J. Britt Lassiter, Emily A. Carter, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Hot Electrons Do the Impossible: Plasmon-Induced Dissociation of H2 on AuNano Lett. 2013, 13, 240-247. Article

    Oara Neumann, Alex Urban, Jared Day, Surbhi Lal, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Solar Vapor Generation Enabled by NanoparticlesACS Nano 2013, 7, 42-49. See Also Media Articles

    Surbhi Lal, Jason H. Hafner, Naomi J. Halas, Stephan Link, and Peter Nordlander. Noble Metal Nanowires: From Plasmon Waveguides to Passive and Active DevicesAcc. Chem. Res201245, 1887-1895.

    Mark W. Knight, Lifei Liu, Yumin Wang, Lisa Brown, Shaunak Mukherjee, Nicholas S. King, Henry O. Everitt, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Aluminum Plasmonic Nanoantennas. Nano Lett. 201212, 6000-6004.

  • 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 2012, 6, 10222-10228. (*equal contribution)  Featured Report by Rice University News & MediaFeatured highlight by Nanowerk Web News

  • Fangfang Wen*, Jian Ye*, Na Liu*, Pol Van Dorpe, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas.
  •  Plasmonic Transmutation: Introducing New Modes in Nanoclusters by Adding Dielectric Nanoparticles.  Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 5020-5026. (*equal contribution)

  • Wei-Shun Chang*
  • , J. Britt Lassiter*, Pattanawit Swanglap, Heidar Sobhani, Saumyakanti Khatua, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Stephan Link
  • .
  •  A Plasmonic Fano SwitchNano Lett. 201212, 4977-4982. (*equal contribution)

    Naomi J. Halas, Surbhi Lal, 
  • Stephan Link, 
  • Wei-Shun Chang
  • Douglas Natelson, 
  • Jason H. Hafner, and P
  • eter Nordlander.
  •  A Plethora of Plasmonics from the Laboratory for Nanophotonics at Rice UniversityAdv. Mater. 2012, 24, 4842-4877. SPECIAL ISSUE

    Ryan Huschka, Aoune Barhoumi, Qing Liu, Jack A. Roth, Lin Ji, and Naomi J. Halas. Gene Silencing by Gold Nanoshell-Mediated Delivery and Laser-Triggered Release of Antisense Oligonucleotide and siRNAACS Nano 2012, 6, 7681-7691.

    Zheyu Fang*, Zheng Liu*, Yumin Wang*, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Graphene-Antenna Sandwich PhotodetectorNano Lett. 201212, 3808-3813. (*equal contribution) (Featured Report by Chemical & Engineering News)

    Na Liu*, Shaunak Mukherjee*, Kui Bao*, Yang Li, Lisa V. Brown, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Manipulating Magnetic Plasmon Propagation in Metallic Nanocluster NetworksACS Nano 20126, 5482-5488. (*equal contribution)

    Jian Ye*, Fangfang Wen*, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Pol Van Dorpe, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Plasmonic nanoclusters: near field properties of the Fano resonance interrogated with Surface Enhanced Raman ScatteringNano Lett. 201212, 1660-1667. (*equal contribution)

    J. Britt Lassiter, Heidar Sobhani, Mark W. Knight, Witold S. Mielczarek, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Designing and Deconstructing the Fano Lineshape in Plasmonic NanoclustersNano Lett. 201212, 1058-1062.

    Na Liu*, Shaunak Mukherjee*, Kui Bao*, Lisa V. Brown, Jens Dorfmüller, Peter. Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Magnetic plasmon formation and propagation in artificial aromatic moleculesNano Lett. 201212, 364-369. (*equal contribution)


    Yu Zhang, Nathaniel K. Grady, Ciceron Ayala-Orozco, and Naomi J. Halas. Three-Dimensional Nanostructures as Highly Efficient Generators of Second Harmonic Light. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 5519-5523.

    Zheyu Fang, Junyi Cai, Zhongbo Yan, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Xing Zhu. Removing a Wedge from a Metallic Nanodisk Reveals a Fano Resonance. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 4475-4479.

    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 2011, 5, 7254-7262.

    Ryan Huschka, Jorge Zuloaga, Mark W. Knight, Lisa V. Brown, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas.  Light-Induced Release of DNA from Gold Nanoparticles: Nanoshells and NanorodsJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12247-12255.

    Rizia Bardhan, Surbhi Lal, Amit Joshi, and Naomi J. Halas. Theranostic Nanoshells: From Probe Design to Imaging and Treatment of CancerAcc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 936-946.

    Naomi J. Halas, Surbhi Lal, Wei-Shun Chang, Stephan Link, and Peter Nordlander. Plasmons in Strongly Coupled Nanostructures. Chem. Rev. 2011, 111, 3913-3961.

    Mark W. KnightHeidar SobhaniPeter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Photodetection with Active Optical Antennas. Science 2011, 332, 702-704.

    Yu Zhang, Aoune Barhoumi, J. Britt Lassiter, and Naomi J. Halas. Orientation-Preserving Transfer and Directional Light Scattering from Individual Light-Bending Nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 1838-1844.

    Nche T. Fofang, Nathaniel K. Grady, Zhiyuan Fan, Alexander O. Govorov, and Naomi J. Halas. Plexciton Dynamics: Exciton-Plasmon Coupling in a J-Aggregate-Au Nanoshell Complex Provides a Mechanism for Nonlinearity. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 1556-1560.

    Zhipeng Li, Shunping Zhang, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, and Hongxing Xu. Coherent Modulation of Propagating Plasmons in Silver-Nanowire-Based Structures. Small 2011, 7, 593-596.

    Aoune Barhoumi and Naomi J. Halas.  Detecting Chemically Modified DNA Bases Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 3118-3123.

    Hong Wei, Zhipeng Li, Xiaorui Tian, Zhuoxian Wang, Fengzi Cong, Ning Liu, Shunping Zhang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Hongxing Xu. Quantum Dot-Based Local Field Imaging Reveals Plasmon-Based Interferometric Logic in Silver Nanowire Networks. Nano Lett2011, 11, 471-475.


    Zhipeng Li, Kui Bao, Yurui Fang, Zhiqiang Guan, Naomi J. Halas, Peter Nordlander, and Hongxing Xu. Effect of a Proximal Substrate on Plasmon Propagation in Silver Nanowires. Phys. Rev. B 2010, 82, 241402.

    Jared K. Day, Oara Neumann, Nathaniel K. Grady, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanostructure-Mediated Launching and Detection of 2D Surface Plasmons. ACS Nano 2010, 4, 7566-7572.

    Rizia Bardhan, Wenxue Chen, Marc Bartels, Carlos Perez-Torres, Maria F. Botero, Robin Ward McAninch, Alejandro Contreras, Rachel Schiff, Robia G. Paulter, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit Joshi. Tracking of Multimodal Therapeutic Nanocomplexes Targeting Breast Cancer in VivoNano Lett. 2010, 10, 4920-4928.

    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 ClustersNano Lett. 201010, 4680-4685.

    Rizia Bardhan, Nathaniel K. Grady, Tamer Ali, and Naomi J. Halas. Metallic Nanoshells with Semiconductor Cores: Optical Characteristics Modified by Core Medium PropertiesACS Nano 20104, 6169-6179.

    Naomi J. Halas. Plasmonics: An Emerging Field Fostered by Nano LettersNano Lett. 2010, 10, 3816-3822.

    Ryan Huschka*, Oara Neumann*, Aoune Barhoumi, and Naomi J. Halas. Visualizing Light-Triggered Release of Molecules Inside Living CellsNano Lett. 201010, 4117-4122. (*equal contribution)

    Aoune Barhoumi, Naomi J. Halas. Label-Free Detection of DNA Hybridization Using Surface Enhanced Raman SpectroscopyJ. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 12792-12793.

    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. Nat. Mater. 2010, 9, 707-715.

    J. Britt Lassiter, Heidar Sobhani, Jonathan A. Fan, Janardan Kundu, Federico Capass, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Fano Resonances in Plasmonic Nanoclusters: Geometrical and Chemical TunabilityNano Lett. 201010, 3184-3189. 

    O. Perez-Gonzalez, N. Zabala, A. G. Borisov, N. J. Halas, P. Nordlander, and J. Aizpurua. Optical Spectroscopy of Conductive Junctions in Plasmonic CavitiesNano Lett. 201010, 3090-3095.

    Shaunak Mukherjee, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Rizia Bardhan, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Fanoshells: Nanoparticles with Built-in Fano ResonancesNano Lett. 2010, 10, 2694-2701.

    Wenxue Chen*, Rizia Bardhan*, Marc Bartels, Carlos Perez-Torres, Robia G. Pautler, Naomi J. Halas, and Amit Joshi, A Molecularly Targeted Theranostic Probe for Ovarian CancerMol. Cancer Ther. 2010, 9, 1028-1038. (*equal contribution)

    Nikolay A. Mirin, Tamer A. Ali, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Perforated Semishells: Far-Field Directional Control and Optical Frequency Magnetic ResponseACS Nano 20104, 2701-2712. 

    Jonathan A. Fan, Chihhui Wu, Kui Bao, Jiming BaoRizia Bardhan, Naomi J. Halas, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Peter Nordlander, Gennady Shvets, and Federico Capasso. Self-Assembled Plasmonic Nanoparticle Clusters. Science 2010, 328, 1135-1138.

    Yurui Fang, Zhipeng Li, Yingzhou Huang, Shunping Zhang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi J. Halas, and Hongxing Xu. Branched Silver Nanowires as Controllable Plasmon RoutersNano Lett. 201010, 1950-1954.

    Rizia Bardhan*, Shaunak Mukherjee*, Nikolay Mirin, Stephen D. Levit, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanosphere-in-a-Nanoshell: a Simple NanomatryushkaJ. Phys. Chem. C  2010, 114, 7378-7383 (*equal contribution).

    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. J. Phys. Chem. C  2010, 114, 7390-7400.

    Nathaniel K. Grady, Mark W. Knight, Rizia Bardhan, and Naomi J. Halas. Optically-Driven Collapse of a Plasmonic Nanogap Self-Monitored by Optical Frequency MixingNano Lett. 201010, 1522-1528.

    Mark W. KnightJonathan FanFederico Capasso, and Naomi J. Halas. Influence of Excitation and Collection Geometry on the Dark Field Spectra of Individual Plasmonic NanostructuresOpt. Express 201018, 2579-2587.

    Lisa V. Brown, Heidar Sobhani, J. Britt Lassiter, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Heterodimers: Plasmonic Properties of Mismatched Nanoparticle Pairs. ACS Nano 2010, 4, 819-832.


    J. Britt Lassiter, Mark W. Knight, Nikolay A. Mirin, and Naomi J. Halas. Reshaping the Plasmonic Properties of an Individual Nanoparticle. Nano Lett. 20099, 4326-4332.

    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. Adv. Func. Mater. 200919, 3901-3909 (*equal contribution).

    Oara Neumann, Dongmao Zhang, Felicia Tam, Surbhi Lal, Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, and Naomi J. Halas. Direct Optical Detection of Aptamer Conformational Changes Induced by Target Molecules. Anal. Chem. 200981, 10002-10006.

    M. Bartels, W. Chen, R. Bardhan, S. Ke, N. J. Halas, T. Wareing, J. Mc Ghee, and A. Joshi. Multimodal Optical Molecular Image Reconstruction with Frequency Domain Measurements. Proceedings IEEE EMBC 20091, 6655-6658.

    Aoune Barhoumi, Ryan M. Huschka, Rizia Bardhan, Mark W. Knight, and Naomi J. Halas. Light-Induced Release of DNA from Plasmon-Resonant Nanoparticles: Towards Light-Controlled Gene Therapy. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2009482, 171-179. COVER ARTICLE

    Carly S. Levin, Janardan Kundu, Aoune Barhoumi, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoshell-Based Substrates for Biomolecular Spectroscopic Detection. Analyst 2009134, 1745-1750.

    Ramiro Acevedo, Richard Lomardini, Naomi J. Halas, and Bruce R. Johnson. Plasmonic Enhancement of Raman Optical Activity in Molecules Near Metal Nanoshells. J. Phys. Chem. A 2009113, 13173-13183.

    Joseph R. Cole, Nikolay A. Mirin, Mark W. Knight, Glenn P. Goodrich, and Naomi J. Halas. Photothermal Efficiencies of Nanoshells and Nanorods for Clinical Therapeutic Applications. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009113, 12090-12094.

    Carly S. Levin, Cristina Hofman, Tamer A. Ali, Anna T. Kelly, Emilia Morosan, Peter Nordlander, Kenton H. Whitmire, and Naomi J. Halas. Magnetic-Plasmonic Core-Shell Nanoparticles. ACS Nano 20093, 1379-1388.

    Naomi J. Halas. The Photonic Nanomedicine Revolution: Let the Human Side of Nanotechnology Emerge. Nanomedicine 20094, 369-371 (2009).

    Mark W. Knight, Yanpeng Wu, J. Britt Lassiteer, Peter Nordlandeder, and Naomi J. Halas. Substrates Matter: Influence of an Adjacent Dielectric on an Individual Plasmonic Nanoparticle. Nano Lett. 20099, 2188-2192.

    Janardan Kundu*, Oara Neumann*, Benjamin Janesko, Dongmao Zhang, Surbhi Lal, Aoune Barhoumi, Gustavo Scuseria, and Naomi J. Halas. Adenine- and Adenosine Monophosphate (AMP)- Gold Binding Interactions Studied by Surface Enhanced Raman and Infrared Spectroscopies. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009113, 14390-14397.

    Naomi J. Halas. Connecting the Dots: Reinventing Optics for Nanoscale Dimensions. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2009106, 3643-3644.

    Rizia Bardhan, Oara Neumann, Nikolay Mirin, Hui Wang, and Naomi J. Halas. Au Nanorice Assemble Electrolytically Into Mesostars. 
    ACS Nano 20093, 266-272. COVER ARTICLE

    Rizia Bardhan, Nathaniel K. Grady, Joseph R. Cole, Amit Joshi, and Naomi J. Halas. Fluorescence Enhancement by Au Nanostructures: Nanoshells and Nanorods. ACS Nano 20093, 744-752.

    Nikolay A. Mirin and Naomi J. Halas. Light-Bending Nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 20099, 1255-1259.

    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. Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 666-671.

    Surbhi Lal, Susan E. Clare, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoshell-Enabled Photothermal Cancer Therapy: Impending Clinical Impact. Acc. Chem. Res. 200841, 1842-1851.

    Bruce E. 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 200824, 14166-14171.

    Nche T. Fofang, Tae-Ho Park, Oara Neumann, Nikolay A. Mirin, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Plexcitonic Nanoparticles: Plasmon-Exciton Coupling in Nanoshell-J-Aggregate Complexes. Nano Lett. 20088, 3481-3487.

    Carly S. Levin*, Janardan Kundu*, Benjamin G. Janesko, Gustavo E. Scuseria, Robert M. Raphael, and Naomi J. Halas. Interactions of Ibuprofen with Hybrid Lipid Bilayers Probed by Complementary Surface-Enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopies. J. Phys. Chem. B 2008112, 14168-14175.

    Aoune Barhoumi, Dongmao Zhang, and Naomi J. Halas. Correlation of Molecular Orientation and Packing Density in a dsDNA Self-Assembled Monolayer Observable with Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 14040-14041.

    Kimberly N. Heck, Benjamin G. Janesko, Gustavo E. Scuseria, Naomi J. Halas, and Michael S. Wong. Observing Metal-Catalyzed Chemical Reactions in situ using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy on Pd-Au NanoshellsJ. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 16592-16600.

    Feng Hao, Yannick Sonnefraud, Pol Van Dorpe, Stefan A. Maier,Naomi J. Halas, and Peter Nordlander. Symmetry Breaking in Plasmonic Nanocavities: Subradiant LSPR Sensing and a Tunable Fano Resonance. Nano Lett. 20088, 3983-3988.

    Rizia Bardhan, Nathaniel K. Grady, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoscale Control of Near-Infrared Fluorescence Enhancement Using Au Nanoshells. Small 20084, 1716-1722.

    Aoune Barhoumi, Dongmao Zhang, Felicia Tam, and Naomi J. Halas. Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of DNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 5523-5529.

    Surbhi Lal, Nathaniel K. Grady, Janardan Kundu, Carly S. Levin, J. Britt Lassiter, and Naomi J. Halas. Tailoring Plasmonic Substrates for Surface Enhanced Spectroscopies. Chem. Soc. Rev. 200837, 898-911.

    Fang Wei, Dongmao Zhang, Naomi J. Halas, and Jeffrey D. Hartgerink. Aromatic Amino Acids Providing Characteristic Motifs in the Raman and SERS Spectroscopy of Peptides. J. Phys. Chem. B 2008112, 9158-9164.

    Daniel R. Ward, G. D. Scott, Z. K. Keane, Naomi J. Halas, J. W. Ciszek, and Douglas Natelson. Electronic and Optical Properties of Electromigrated Molecular JunctionsJ. Phys.-Condens. Mat. 2008, 20, 374118.

    J. Britt Lassiter, Javier Aizpurua, Luis I. Hernandez, Daniel W. Brandl, Isabel Romero, Surbhi Lal, Jason H. Hafner, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Close Encounters between Two Nanoshells. Nano Lett. 20088, 1212-1218.

    Nikolay Mirin, Mel Hainey, Jr., and Naomi J. Halas. Controlled Loading of Nanoparticles into Submicron HolesAdv. Mater. 2008, 20, 535-538.

    Tae-Ho Park, Nikolay Mirin, J. Britt Lassiter, Colleen L. Nehl, Naomi J. Halas, and Peter Nordlander. Optical Properties of a Nanosized Hole in a Thin Metallic Film. ACS Nano 20082, 25-32.

    Fei Le, Daniel W. Brandl, Yaroslav A. Urzhumov, Hui Wang, Janardan Kundu, Naomi J. Halas, Javier Aizpurua, and Peter Nordlander. Metallic Nanoparticle Arrays: a Common Substrate for Both Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering and Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption. ACS Nano 20082, 707-718.

    Janardan Kundu, Fei Le, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA) Spectroscopy on Nanoshell Aggregate Substrates. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2008452, 115-119.

    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 EfficacyNanotechnology 200819, 045103.

    Sri Priya Sundararajan, Nathaniel K. Grady, Nikolay Mirin, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoparticle-Induced Enhancement and Suppression of Photocurrent in a Silicon Photodiode. Nano Lett. 20088, 624-630.

    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. Nano Lett. 20088, 919-924.

    Hui Wang and Naomi J. Halas. Mesoscopic Au Meatball Particles. Adv. Mat. 200820, 820-825.


    Hui Wang, Janardan Kundu, and Naomi J. Halas. Plasmonic Nanoshell Arrays Combine Surface-Enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopies on a Single Substrate. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200746, 9040-9044.

    Felicia Tam, Allen L. Chen, Janardan Kundu, Hui Wang, and Naomi J. Halas. Mesoscopic Nanoshells: Geometry-Dependent Plasmon Resonances beyond the Quasistatic Limit. J. Chem. Phys. 2007127, 204703.

    Surbhi Lal, Stephan Link, and Naomi J. Halas. Nano-Optics from Sensing to Waveguiding. Nat. Photonics 20071, 641-648.

    Mi-Ran Choi, Katie J. Stanton-Maxey, Jennifer K. Stanley, Carly S. Levin, Rizia Bardhan, Demir Akin, Sunil Badve, Jennifer Sturgis, J. Paul Robinson, Rashid Bashir, Naomi J. Halas, and Susan E. Clare. A Cellular Trojan Horse for Delivery of Therapeutic Nanoparticles into Tumors. Nano Lett. 20077, 3759-3765.

    Mark W. Knight, Nathaniel R. Grady, Rizia Bardhan, Feng Hao, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoparticle-Mediated Coupling of Light into a Nanowire. Nano Lett. 20077, 2346-2350.

    Daniel R. Ward, Nathaniel K. Grady, Carly S. Levin, Naomi J. Halas, Yanpeng Wu, Peter Nordlander, and Douglas Natelson. Electromigrated Nanoscale Gaps for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. Nano Lett. 20077, 1396-1400.

    Irene Rusakova, Teyeb Ould-Ely, Cristina Hofmann, Dario Prieto-Centurion, Carly S. Levin, Naomi J. Halas, Andreas Luettge, and Kenton H. Whitmire. Nanoparticle Shape Conservation in the Conversion of MnO Nanocrosses into Mn3O4. Chem. Mater. 200719, 1369-1375.

    Joseph M. Slocik, Felicia Tam, Naomi J. Halas, and Rajesh R. Naik. Peptide-Assembled Optically Responsive Nanoparticle Complexes. Nano Lett. 20077, 1054-1058.

    Paolo, Fortina, Larry J. Kricka, David J. Graves, Jason Park, Terry Hyslop, Felicia Tam, Naomi Halas, Saul Surrey, and Scott A. Waldman. Applications of Nanoparticles to Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Colorectal Cancer. Trends Biotechnol. 200724, 145-152.

    Fu Kun, Jiantang Sun, Alex W.H. Lin, Hui Wang, Naomi J. Halas, and Rebekah Drezek. Polarized Angular Dependent Light Scattering Properties of Bare and PEGylated Gold Nanoshells. Curr. Nanosci. 20073, 167-170.

    Rizia Bardhan, Hui Wang, Felicia Tam, and Naomi J. Halas. Facile Chemical Approach to ZnO Submicrometer Particles with Controllable Morphologies. Langmuir 200723, 5843-5847.

    Hui Wang, Daniel W. Brandl, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Plasmonic Nanostructures: Artificial Molecules. Accounts Chem. Res. 200740, 53-62.

    Felicia Tam, Glenn P. Goodrich, Bruce R. Johnson, and Naomi J. Halas. Plasmonic Enhancement of Molecular Fluorescence. Nano Lett. 20077, 496-501.


    Sri Priya Sundararajan, Jennifer M. Steele, and Naomi J. Halas. Propagation of Surface Plasmons on Ag and Cu Extended One-Dimensional Arrays on Silicon Substrates. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2006, 88, 063115.

    Hui Wang, Daniel Brandl, Fei Le, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanorice: a Hybrid Nanostructure. Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 827-832.

    Carly S. Levin, Sandra Bishnoi, Nathaniel K. Grady, and Naomi J. Halas. Determining the Conformation of Thiolated Poly(ethylene Glycol) on Au Nanoshells by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Assay. Anal. Chem. 2006, 78, 3277-3281.

    Hui Wang, Yanpeng Wu, Britt Lassiter, Colleen L. Nehl, Jason H. Hafner, Peter J. Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Symmetry Breaking in Individual Plasmonic Nanoparticles. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2006103, 10856-10860.

    Hui Wang, K. Fu, R. Drezek, and Naomi J. Halas. Light Scattering from Spherical Plasmonic Nanoantennas: Effects of Nanoscale Roughness. Appl. Phys. B 200684, 191-196.

    Sandra Bishnoi, Carly S. Levin, Muhammed Gheith, Bruce Johnson, C. Rozell, D. H. Johnson, and Naomi J. Halas. An All-Optical Nanoscale pH Meter. Nano Lett. 20066, 1687-1692.

    Carly S. Levin, Benjamin G. Janesko,Rizia Bardhan, Gustavo E. Scuseria, Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, and Naomi J. Halas. Chain-Length-Dependent Vibrational Resonances in Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers Observed on Plasmonic Nanoparticle Substrates. Nano Lett. 20066, 2617-2621.

    Surbhi Lal, Nathaniel K. Grady, Glenn P. Goodrich, and Naomi J. Halas. Profiling the Near Field of a Plasmonic Nanoparticle with Raman-Based Molecular Rulers. Nano Lett. 20066, 2338-2343.

    Joseph Cole and Naomi J. Halas. Optimized Plasmonic Nanoparticle Distributions for Solar Spectrum Harvesting. Appl. Phys. Lett. 200689, 153120.

    Hui Wang, Daniel Brandl, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Plamonic Nanostructures: Artificial Molecules. Accounts Chem. Res. 200640, 53-62.


    Hui Wang, Carly S. Levin, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanosphere Arrays with Controlled Sub-10-nm Gaps as Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Substrates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 14992-14993.

    Fei Le, N. Zaw Lwin, Jennifer Steele, Mikael Käll, Naomi J. Halas, and Peter Nordlander. Plasmons in the Metallic Nanoparticle-Fim System as a Tunable Impurity Problem Nano Lett. 20055, 2009-2013.

    Hui Wang, Felicia Tam, Nathaniel K. Grady, and Naomi J. Halas. Cu Nanoshells: Effects of Interband Transitions on the Nanoparticle Plasmon Resonance. J. Phys. Chem. B  2005, 109, 18218-18222.

    Chad E. Talley, Joseph B. Jackson, Chris Oubre, Nathaniel K. Grady, Christopher Hollars, Stephen M. Lane, Thomas R. Huser, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi. J. Halas. Surface-Enhanced Ramann Scattering from Individual Au Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Dimer Substrates. Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 1569-1574.

    Andre M. Gobin, D. Patrick O’Neal, Naomi J. Halas, Rebekah Drezek, and Jennifer L. West. Near Infrared Laser-Tissue Welding Using Nanoshells as an Exogenous Absorber. Laser Surg. Med. 2005, 37, 123-129.

    Scott R. Sershen, Glennys A. Mensing, Marie Ng, Naomi J. Halas, David J. Beebe, and Jennifer L. West. Independent Optical Control of Microfluidic Valves Formed from Optomechanically-Responsive Nanocomposite Hydrogels. Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 1366-1368.

    Hui Wang, Glenn P. Goodrich, Felicia Tam, Chris Oubre, Peter Nordlander, and Naomi J. Halas. Controlled Texturing Modifies the Surface Topography and Plasmonic Properties of Au Nanoshells. J. Phys. Chem. B  2005, 109, 11083-11087.

    Christopher Loo, Leon R. Hirsch, Min-Ho Lee, Emmanuel Chang, Jennifer West, Naomi Halas, and Rebekah Drezek. Gold Nanoshell Bioconjugates for Molecular Imaging in Living Cells. Opt. Lett. 2005, 30, 1012-1014.

    Christopher Loo, Amanda Lowery, Naomi Halas, Jennifer West, and Rebekah Drezek, Immunotargeted Nanoshells for Integrated Cancer Imaging and Therapy. Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 709-711.

    Yu Liu, Valery N. Khabashesku, and Naomi J. Halas, Fluorinated Nanodiamond as a Wet Chemistry Precursor for Diamond Coatings Covalently Bonded to Glass Surface. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 3712-3713.


    J. B. Jackson and N. J. Halas. Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering on Tunable Plasmonic Nanoparticle Substrates. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2004101, 17930-17935.

    Colleen L. Nehl, Nathaniel K. Grady, Glenn P. Goodrich, Felicia Tam, Naomi J. Halas, and Jason H. Hafner. Scattering Spectra of Single Gold Nanoshells. Nano Lett. 20044, 2355-2359.

    N. K. Grady, N. J. Halas, and P. Nordlander. Influence of Dielectric Function Properties on the Optical Response of Plasmon Resonant Metallic Nanoparticles. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2004, 399, 167-171.

    Felicia Tam, Cristin Moran, and Naomi J. Halas. Geometrical Parameters Controlling Sensitivity of Nanoshell Plasmon Resonances to Changes in Dielectric Environment. J. Phys. Chem. B 2004108, 17290-17294.

    Cristin E. Moran, Jennifer M. Steele, and N. J. Halas. Chemical and Dielectric Manipulation of the Plasmonic Band Gap of Metallodielectric Arrays. Nano Lett. 20044, 1497-1500.

    D. Patrick O'Neal, Leon R. Hirsch, Naomi J. Halas, J. Donald Payne, and Jennifer L. West. Photo-Thermal Tumor Ablation in Mice using Near Infrared-Absorbing Nanoparticles. Cancer Lett. 2004209, 171-176.

    Carla M. Aguirre, Cristin E. Moran, James F. Young, and Naomi J. Halas. Laser-Induced Reshaping of Metallodielectric Nanoshells under Femtosecond and Nanosecond Plasmon Resonant Illumination. J. Phys. Chem. B 2004108, 7040-7045.

    Christopher Loo, Alex Lin, Leon Hirsch, Min-Ho Lee, Jennifer Barton, Naomi Halas, Jennifer West, and Rebekah Drezek. Nanoshell-Enabled Photonics-Based Imaging and Therapy of Cancer. Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment 20043, 33-40.


    Jennifer L. West and Naomi J. Halas. Engineered Nanomaterials for Biophotonics Applications: Improving Sensing, Imaging, and Therapeutics. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 2003, 5, 285-297.

    L. R. Hirsch, R. J. Stafford, J. A. Bankson, S. R. Sershen, B. Rivera, R. E. Price, J. D. Hazle, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. Nanoshell-Mediated Near-Infrared Thermal Therapy of Tumors under Magnetic Resonance Guidance. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2003, 23, 13549-13554.

    E. Prodan, C. Radloff, N. J. Halas, and P. Nordlander. Hybridization Model for the Plasmon Response of Complex Nanostructures. Science 2003, 302, 419-422.

    E. Prodan, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas. Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Gold Nanoshells. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 1411-1415.

    Carla M. Aguirre, Tara R. Kaspar, Corey Radloff, and Naomi J. Halas. CTAB Mediated Reshaping of Metallodielectric Nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 1707-1711.

    Felicia Tam and Naomi Halas. Plasmon Response of Nanoshell Dopants in Organic Films: A Simulation Study. Prog. Org. Coat. 2003, 47, 275-278.

    J. M. Steele, C. E. Moran, A. Lee, C. M. Aguirre, and N. J. Halas. Metallodielectric Gratings with Subwavlength Slots: Optical Properties. Phys. Rev. B 2003, 68, 205103.

    Clarence Charnay, Allen Lee, Shi-Qing Man, Cristin E. Moran, Corey Radloff, R. Kelley Bradley, and Naomi J. Halas. Reduced Symmetry Metallodielectric Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Plasmonic Properties. J. Phys. Chem. B 2003, 107, 7327-7333. Article appeared in special Festschrift issue honoring Professor Arnim Henglein.

    L. R. Hirsch, J. B. Jackson, A. Lee, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. A Whole Blood Immunoassay Using Gold Nanoshells. Anal. Chem. 2003, 75, 2377-2381.

    L. R. Hirsch, J. L. West, J. B. Jackson, and N. J. Halas. A Rapid, Whole Blood Immunoassay Using Metal NanoshellsProceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, 20031, 3442-3443.

    Corey Radloff, Cristin E. Moran, Joseph B. Jackson, and Naomi J. Halas "Nanoparticles: Building Blocks for Functional Nanostructures" in Molecular Nanoelectronics, Mark Reed and Takhee Lee, Eds., American Scientific Publishers, May 2003.

    J. B. Jackson, S. L. Westcott, L. R. Hirsch, J. L. West, and N. J. Halas. Controlling the Surface Enhanced Raman Effect via the Nanoshell Geometry. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2003, 82, 257-259.

    E. Prodan, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas. Effects of Dielectric Screening on the Optical Properties of Metallic Nanoshells. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2003, 368, 94-101.


    S. L. Westcott, J. B. Jackson, C. Radloff, and N. J. Halas. Relative Contributions to the Plasmon Lineshape of Metal Nanoshells. Phys. Rev. B 2002, 66, 155431.

    Cristin E. Moran, Jennifer M. Steele, Allen Lee, Carla Aguirre, Corey Radloff, Alex Rimberg, and Naomi J. Halas. Soft Lithographic Directed Growth of Wire Grating Arrays with Optical Resonances In Properties of Metal Nanostructures, Proceedings of the SPIE, 2002, 4810, 1-6.

    Corey Radloff and Naomi J. Halas. The Decomposition of Gold Nanoshells in Carbon Tetrachloride. In Properties of Metal Nanostructures, Proceedings of the SPIE, 20024810, 21-27.

    Joseph B. Jackson and Naomi J. Halas. Probing the Optical Near Field of a Nanolens. In Properties of Metal Nanostructures, Proceedings of the SPIE, 2002, 4810, 82-90.

    Naomi Halas. The Optical Properties of Nanoshells. Optics and Photonics News 2002, 13, 26-30.

    S. R. Sershen, S. L. Westcott, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. Independent optically addressable nanoparticle-polymer optomechanical compositesAppl. Phys. Lett. 2002, 80, 4609-4611.

    S. L. Westcott and N. J. Halas. Electron Relaxation Dynamics in Semicontinuous Metal Films on Nanoparticle Surfaces. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2002, 356, 207-213.

    S. Lal, R. N. Taylor, J. B. Jackson, S. L. Westcott, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas. Light Interaction between Gold nanoshells Plasmon Resonance and Planar Optical Waveguides. J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 5609-5612.

    Tan Pham, Joseph B. Jackson, Naomi J. Halas, and T. Randall Lee. Preparation and Characterization of Gold Nanoshells Coated with Self-Assembled Monolayers. Langmuir 2002, 18, 4915-4920.

    L. R. Hirsch, R. J. Stafford, J. A. Bankson, S. R. Sershen, R. E. Price, J. D. Hazle, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. Targeted Photothermal Tumor Therapy Using Metal Nanoshells. Proceedings of the Second Joint EMBS/BMES Conference 20021, 530-531.

    S. R. Sershen, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. Pulsatile Release of Insulin via Photothermally Modulated Drug DeliveryProceedings of the Second Joint EMBS/BMES Conference 20021, 490-491.

    L. R. Hirsch, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. A Rapid, Near Infrared, Whole Blood Immunoassay Using Metal NanoshellsProceedings of the Second Joint EMBS/BMES Conference 20021, 1646-1647.

    C. Radloff and N. J. Halas. Enhanced thermal stability of silica-encapsulated metal nanoshells. Appl. Phys. Lett. 200179, 674-676.

    Cristin E. Moran, Gregory D. Hale, and Naomi J. Halas. Synthesis and Characterization of Lanthanide-Doped Silica Microspheres. Langmuir 2001, 17, 8376-8379.

    S. L. Westcott, R. D. Averitt, J. A. Wolfgang, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas. Adsorbate-Induced Quenching of Hot Electrons in Gold Core-Shell Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 9913-9917.

    J. B. Jackson and N. J. Halas. Silver Nanoshells: Variations in Morphologies and Optical Properties. J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 2743-2746.

    G. D. Hale, J. B. Jackson, O. E. Shmakova, T. R. Lee, and N. J. Halas. Enhancing the Active Lifetime of Luminescent Semiconducting Polymers Via Doping With Metal Nanoshells. Appl. Phys. Lett. 200178, 1502-1504.

    S. R. Sershen, S. L. Westcott, J. L. West, and N. J. Halas. An Opto-Mechanical Nanoshell-Polymer Composite. Appl. Phys. B 200173, 379-381.

    David D. Smith, Laurent Sibille, Raymond J. Cronise, Arlon J. Hunt, Steve J. Oldenburg, Dan Wolfe, and Naomi J. Halas. Effect of Microgravity on the Growth of Silica Nanostructures. Langmuir 200016, 10055-10060.

    Jennifer L. West and Naomi J. Halas. Applications of Nanotechnology to Biotechnology: Commentary, Curr. Opin. Biotech. 200011, 215-217.

    S. R. Sershen, S. L. Westcott, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West. Temperature-Sensitive Polymer-Nanoshell Composites for Photothermally Modulated Drug Delivery, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A 2000, 51, 293-298.

    Kevin F. Kelly, Edward T. Mickelson, Robert H. Hauge, John L. Margrave, and Naomi J. Halas. Nanoscale Imaging of Chemical Interactions: Fluorine on Graphite, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2000, 97, 10318-10321.

    L. A. Snow, D. D. Smith, L. Sibille, R. J. Cronise, J. D. Ng, N. Halas, and A. J. Hunt. Determination of the Effect of Microgravity on Silica Sol-Gels by Electrophoretic Porosimetry, Polym. Prepr. 2000, 41, 1062.

    S. J. Oldenburg, J. B. Jackson, S. L. Westcott, and N. J. Halas. Infrared Extinction Properties of Gold Nanoshells. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1999, 75, 2897-2899.

    Richard D. Averitt, Sarah L. Westcott, and Naomi J. Halas. The Ultrafast Optical Properties of Gold Nanoshells. J. Opt. Soc. Am. 1999, 16, 1814-1823.

    Richard D. Averitt, Sarah L. Westcott, and Naomi J. Halas. The Linear Optical Properties of Gold Nanoshells. J. Opt. Soc. Am. 1999, 16, 1824-1832.

    S. J. Oldenburg, G. D. Hale, J. B. Jackson, and N. J. Halas. Light Scattering from Dipole and Quadrupole Nanoshell Antennas. Appl. Phys. Lett. 199975, 1063-1065.

    Steven J. Oldenburg, Sarah L. Westcott, Richard D. Averitt, and Naomi J. Halas. Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering in the Near Infrared using Metal Nanoshell SubstratesJ. Chem. Phys. 1999, 111, 4729-4735.

    Young-Seok Shon, Kevin F. Kelly, Naomi J. Halas, and T. Randall Lee. Fullerene-Terminated Alkanethiolate SAMs on Gold Generated from Unsymmetrical Disulfides. Langmuir 1999, 15, 5329-5332.

    Sarah L. Westcott, Steven J. Oldenburg, T. Randall Lee and N. J. Halas. Construction of Simple Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates with Controlled Plasmon-Plasmon Interactions. Chem. Phys. Lett. 1999, 300, 651-655.

    Daniel B. Wolfe, Steven J. Oldenburg, Sarah L. Westcott, Joseph B. Jackson, Mark S. Paley, and Naomi J. Halas. Photodeposition of Molecular Layers onto Nanoparticle Substrates. Langmuir 1999, 15, 2745-2748.

    J. G. Kushmerick, K. F. Kelly, H.-P. Rust, N. J. Halas, and P. S. Weiss. Observations of Anisotropic Electron Scattering on Graphite with a Low Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope. J. Phys. Chem. B 1999, 103, 1619-1622.

    K. F. Kelly, I. W. Chiang, E. T. Mickelson, R. H. Hauge, J. L. Margrave, X. Wang, G. E. Scuseria, C. Radloff, N. J. Halas. Insight into the Mechanism of Sidewall Functionalization of Single-Walled Nanotubes: an STM StudyChem. Phys. Lett. 1999, 313, 445-450.

    K. F. Kelly, Y.-S. Shon, T. R. Lee, and N. J. Halas. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Dialkyl Disulfide Fullerenes Inserted into Alkanethiolate SAMs. J. Phys. Chem. B 1999, 103, 8639-8642.

    Daniel B. Wolfe, Steven J. Oldenburg, Sarah L. Westcott, Joseph B. Jackson, Mark S. Paley, and Naomi J. Halas. Preparation and Characterization of Polymer-Coated Nanoparticles In Operational Characteristics and Crystal Growth of Nonlinear Optical Materials, Proceedings of the SPIE, 1999, 3793, 129-139.

    S. Oldenburg, R. D. Averitt, S. Westcott, and N. J. Halas. Nanoengineering of Optical Resonances. Chem. Phys. Lett. 1998, 288, 243-247.

    Lon A. Porter, David Ji, Sarah L. Westcott, Michael Graupe, Roman S. Czernuszewicz, Naomi J. Halas, and T. Randall Lee. Gold and Silver Nanoparticles Functionalized by the Adsorption of Dialkyl DisulfidesLangmuir 1998, 14, 7378-7386.

    R. D. Averitt, S. L. Westcott and N. J. Halas. Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Gold Nanoshells. Phys. Rev. B 1998, 58, R10203-R10206.

    Sarah L. Westcott, Steven J. Oldenburg, T. Randall Lee, and Naomi J. Halas. Formation and Adsorption of Gold Nanoparticle-Clusters on Functionalized Silica Nanoparticle Surfaces. Langmuir 1998, 14, 5396-5401.

    K. F. Kelly and N. J. Halas. Determination of α and β Site Defects on Graphite using C60-Adsorbed STM Tips. Surface Science 1998, 416, L1085-L1089.

    G. D. Hale, S. J. Oldenburg, and N. J. Halas. Effects of Photo-Oxidation on Conjugated Polymer Films. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1997, 71, 1483-1485.

    Dipankar Sarkar and N. J. Halas. A General Vector Basis Function Solution of Maxwell's Equations. Phys. Rev. E 1997, 56, 1102-1112.

    Naomi J. Halas, Gregory D. Hale, Steven J. Oldenburg. Dynamics of Triplet Excitons in MEH-PPV measured by Two-Photon Photoemission In Optical Probes of Conjugated Polymers, SPIE Proceedings 1998, 3145, 229-239.

    R. D. Averitt, D. Sarkar and N. J. Halas. Plasmon Resonance Shifts of Au Coated Au2S Nanoshells: Insight into Multicomponent Nanoparticle Growth. Phys. Rev. Lett. 1997, 78, 4217-4220.

    G. D. Hale, S. J. Oldenburg and N. J. Halas. Observation of Triplet Exciton Dynamics in Conjugated Polymer Films using Two-Photon Photoemission. Phys. Rev. B 1997, 55, R16069-R16071.

    Kevin F. Kelly, Dipankar Sarkar, Steven J. Oldenburg, G. D. Hale, and N. J. Halas. Fullerene Functionalized Scanning Tunneling Microscope Tips: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications. Synthetic Metals 1997, 86, 2407-2410.

    Kevin F. Kelly, Dipankar Sarkar, Steven J. Oldenburg, Gregory D. Hale, and Naomi J. Halas. Fullerene Tips for Scanning Probe Microscopy In Fullerenes and Photonics III, Proceedings of the SPIE, 1996, 2854, 114-122.

    K. F. Kelly, D. Sarkar, G. D. Hale, S. J. Oldenburg, and N. J. Halas. Threefold Electron Scattering on Graphite Observed with C60-Adsorbed STM Tips. Science 1996, 273, 1371-1373.

    K. F. Kelly, Dipankar Sarkar, Stefano Prato, J. S. Resh, G. D. Hale, and N. J. Halas. Direct Observation of Fullerene-Adsorbed Tips by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 1996, 14593-596.

    P. M. Pippenger, R. D. Averitt, V. O. Papanyan, J. A. Dura, P. J. Nordlander and N. J. Halas. Excimer Model for Photoluminescence in Single Crystal C60. J. Phys. Chem. 1996, 100, 2854-2861.

    Naomi J. Halas, P. M. Pippenger, R. D. Averitt, Valeri O. Papanyan, J. A. Dura, and Peter J. Nordlander. Photoluminescence Spectra of Epitaxial Single Crystal C60: an Excimer Model In Fullerenes and Photonics II, Proceedings of the SPIE, 1995, 2530, 30-40.

    H. Thomas Etheridge III, R. D. Averitt, N. J. Halas, R. Bruce Weisman. C60 Triplet Lifetimes: Vibrational Energy Dependence from 0 to 80 000 cm-1. J. Phys. Chem. 1995, 99, 11306-11308.

    R. D. Averitt, P. M. Pippenger, J. A. Dura, V. O. Papanyan, P. J. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas. Photoluminescence Spectra of Epitaxial Single Crystal C60. Chem. Phys. Lett. 1995, 242, 592-597.

    N. J.Halas, V. Papanyan, R. D. Averitt, P. Pippenger, and R. A. Cheville. Solvent Free High Purity Solid C60: Optical Properties. J. Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 1994, 256, 225-232.

    M. T. Reiten, R. A. Cheville, and N. J. Halas. Phase Matching and Focussing Effects in Noncollinear Sum Frequency Mixing in the Near VUV Region. Optics Commun. 1994, 110, 645-650.

    R. A. Cheville, R. D. Averitt, and N. J. Halas. Ultrafast Large Dynamic Range Spectroscopy. Optics Commun. 
    1994110, 327-333.

    R. D. Averitt, J. M. Alford, and N. J. Halas. High-Purity Vapor Phase Purification of C60. Appl. Phys. Lett. 
    199465, 374-376.

    M. T. Reiten, R. A. Cheville, and N. J. Halas. Wide Bandwidth Frequency Doubling and Harmonic Generation of Ti:Sapphire Laser Radiation. In Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Short Laser Pulses, Proceedings of the SPIE, 19942116, 25-34.

    J. Resh, D. Sarkar, J. Kulik, J. Brueck, A. Ignatiev, and N. J. Halas. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Fullerene Coated Tips. Surface Science 
    1994316, L1061-L1067.

    Dipankar Sarkar and N. J. Halas. Dember Effect in C60 Thin Films. Solid State Commun. 
    1994, 90, 261-265.

    J. A. Dura, P. M. Pippenger, N. J. Halas, X. Z. Xiong, P. C. Chow, and S. C. Moss. Epitaxial Integration of Single Crystal C60. Appl. Phys. Lett. 199363, 3443-3445.

    Dipankar Sarkar and N. J. Halas. Diffusion of Silver into Solid C60 Thin Films. Appl. Phys. Lett. 199363, 2438-2440.

    M. T. Reiten, R. A. Cheville, and N. J. Halas. Second Harmonic Generation of Ti:Sapphire Laser Radiation. invited article for the IEEE-LEOS newsletter, October 1993.

    R. Averitt, M. Alford, and N. J. Halas. Solvent-free High Purity Method for Mass-Selected Separation of Fullerenes. Technical Report 93-03, Rice University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

    H. Philips, D. Sarkar, R. Sauerbrey, and N. J. Halas. Excimer Laser Induced Electrical Conductivity in C60 Thin Films. Appl. Phys. A 1993, 57, 105-107.

    Naomi J. Halas. Carrier Dynamics in Solid C60 In Ultrafast Pulse Generation and Spectroscopy, Proceedings of the SPIE, 1993, 1861333-342.

    R. A. Cheville, M. T. Reiten, and N. J. Halas. Wide-Bandwidth Frequency Doubling with High Conversion Efficiency. Opt. Lett. 199217, 1343-1345.

    R. A. Cheville and N. J. Halas. Time-Resolved Carrier Relaxation in Solid C60 Thin Films. Phys. Rev. B 199245, 4548-4550.


    R. A. Cheville, W.B. Haynes and N. J. Halas. Time-Resolved Reflectivity Studies of the GaAs(100)/Oxide and GaAs(100)/ZnSe InterfaceAppl. Phys. Lett. 199159, 1476-1478.

    J. Bokor and N. J. Halas. Time-Resolved Study of Silicon Surface Recombination. IEEE J. Quant. Electron. 198925, 2550-2555.

    N. J. Halas and J. Bokor. Surface Recombination on the Si(111) 2x1 Surface. Phys. Rev. Lett. 
    198962, 1679-1682.

    D. Krökel, N.J. Halas, D. Grischkowsky, and G. Giuliani. Dark Pulse Propagation in Optical Fibers. Phys. Rev. Lett. 198860, 29-32.

    L. T. Hudson, A. V. Barnes, N. J. Halas, R. F. Haglund, M. H. Mendenhall, P. Nordlander, N. H. Tolk, Y. Wang, and R. A. Rosenberg. PSD of Excited Hydrogen from KCl. in Desorption Induced by Electronic Transitions (DIETIII), eds. R.H. Stulen and M.L. Knotek, New York: Springer-Verlag (1988).

    D. Grischkowsky, M. B. Ketchen, C-C. Chi, I. N. Duling III, N. J. Halas, J-M. Halbout, and P. J. May. Capacitance-Free Generation and Detection of Subpicosecond Electrical Pulses on Coplanar Transmission Lines
    IEEE J. Quant. Electron. 198824, 221-225.

    N. J. Halas, D. Grischkowsky, and D. Krökel. Ultrafast Light-Controlled Optical-Fiber Modulator. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1987, 50, 886-888.

    W. J. Gallagher, C-C. Chi, I. N. Duling III, D. Grischkowsky, N. J. Halas, M. B. Ketchen, and A. W. Kleinsasser. Subpicosecond Optoelectronic Study of Resistive and Superconductive Transmission Lines. Appl. Phys. Lett. 
    987, 50, 350-352.


    I. N. Duling III, C-C. Chi, W. J. Gallagher, D. Grischkowsky, N. J. Halas, M. B. Ketchen, and A. W. Kleinsasser. Propagation of Ultrashort Electrical Pulses on Superconducting Transmission Lines. pp.110-113 in Ultrafast Phenomena V, eds. G. Fleming and A.E. Siegman, New York: Springer-Verlag (1986).

    N.J. Halas and D. Grischkowsky. Simultaneous Optical Pulse Compression and Wing Reduction. Appl. Phys. Lett. 1987, 48, 823-825.

    M. B. Ketchen, D. Grischkowsky, T. C. Chen, C-C. Chi, I. N. Duling III, N. J. Halas, J-M. Halbout, J. A. Kash, and G. P. Li. Generation of Subpicosecond Electrical Pulses on Coplanar Transmission Lines.
     Appl. Phys. Lett. 
    1987, 48, 751-753.

    N. J. Halas, S.-N. Liu, and N. B. Abraham. Route to Mode Locking in a Three-Mode He-Ne 3.39-μm Laser Including Chaos in the Secondary Beat Frequency. Phys. Rev. A 1983, 28, 2915-2920.