March 5 2019

The paper "Sustained Biexciton Populations in Nanoshell Quantum Dots" was published in ACS Photonics!!!

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Kholmicheva, N.; Budkina, D. S.; Cassidy, J.; Porotnikov, D.; Harankahage, D.; Boddy, A.; Galindo, M.; Khon, D.; Tarnovsky, A. N.; Zamkov, M. "Sustained Biexciton Populations in Nanoshell Quantum Dots" ACS Photonics, 2019, ASAP, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.9b00068

February 15 2019

Check out our recent review on "Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals in energy transfer reactions" which was published in Chemical Communications!!!



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Moroz, P.; Royo Romero, L.; Zamkov, M. "Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals in energy transfer reactions" Chem. Comm. , 2019, 55, 3033-3048

November 20 2018

Our review paper "Prospects and applications of plasmon-exciton interactions in the near-field regime" was published in Nanophotonics!!!

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Kholmicheva, N.; Royo Romero, L.; Cassidy, J.; Zamkov, M. "Prospects and applications of plasmon-exciton interactions in the near-field regime" Nanophotonics, 2018, ASAP, https://doi.org/10.1515/nanoph-2018-0143

September 24 2018

The paper "Ion-Mediated Ligand Exchange and Size Focusing of Semiconductor Nanocrystals in Ligand-Saturated Solutions" was published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C!!!



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Kholmicheva, N.; Yang, M.; Moroz, P.; Eckard, H.; Vore, A.; Cassidy, J.; Pushina, M.; Boddy, A.; Porotnikov, D.; Anzenbacher, P.; Zamkov, M. "Ion-Mediated Ligand Exchange and Size-Focusing Of Semiconductor Nanocrystals in Ligand-Saturated Solutions" J. Phys. Chem. C , 2018, 122, 23623-23630

June 8 2018

Our collaboration with Dr. Hedi Mattoussi (Florida State University) resulted in a publication in ACS Nano "The Competition of Charge and Energy Transfer Processes in Donor-Acceptor Fluorescence Pairs: Calibrating the Spectroscopic Ruler."



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Moroz, P.; Jin, Z.; Sugiyama, Y.; Lara, D.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Yang, M.; Kholmicheva, N.; Khon, D.; Mattoussi, H.; Zamkov, M. "The Competition of Charge and Energy Transfer Processes in Donor-Acceptor Fluorescence Pairs: Calibrating the Spectroscopic Ruler." ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 5657-5665

May 21 2018

Welcome our summer exchange students from St. Mary's University Bella Bergman and Mireya Galingo to the group!

February 3 2018

The paper "Just Add Ligands: Self-Sustained Size Focusing of Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals" was published in Chemistry of Materials!!!



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Razgoniaeva, N.; Yang, M.; Garrett, P.; Kholmicheva, N.; Moroz, P.; Eckard, H.; Royo Romero, L.; Porotnikov, D.; Khon, D.; Zamkov, M. "Just Add Ligands: Self-Sustained Size Focusing of Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Chem. Mater., 2018, 30, 1391-1398

January 8 2018

Welcome James Cassidy, Nida Sundrani and Anthony Boddy to the group!

December 18 2017

The paper with Castellano group "Thermally Activated Delayed Photoluminescence from Pyrenyl-Functionalized CdSe Quantum Dots" was accepted in Nature Chemistry!!!



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Mongin, C.; Moroz, P.; Zamkov, M.; Castellano, F. N. "Thermally Activated Delayed Photoluminescence from Pyrenyl-Functionalized CdSe Quantum Dots" Nat. Chem., 2018, 10, 225-230

November 7 2017

Our paper in collaboration with Dr. Igor Medintz group "Lifting the Spectral Crosstalk in Multi-Fluorophore Assemblies" was published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C!!!



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Moroz, P.; Klein, W. P.; Akers, K.; Vore, A.; Kholmicheva, N.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Khon, D.; Diaz, S. A.; Medintz, I. L.; Zamkov, M. "Lifting the Spectral Crosstalk in Multi-Fluorophore Assemblies" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 26226-26232

September 7 2017

The paper "Double-Well Colloidal Nanocrystals Featuring Two-Color Photoluminescence" was published in Chemistry of Materials!!!



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Razgoniaeva, N.; Yang, M.; Colegrove, C.; Kholmicheva, N.; Moroz, P.; Eckard, H.; Vore, A.; Zamkov, M. "Double-Well Colloidal Nanocrystals Featuring Two-Color Photoluminescence" Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 7852-7858

August 28 2017



Welcome Luis Royo and Dmitry Porotnikov to the group!!!!

August 2 2017

The paper "Plasmon Induced Energy Transfer: When the Game is worth the Candle" was accepted in ACS Photonics!!!



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Moroz, P.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Vore, A.; Eckard, H.; Kholmicheva, N.; McDarby, A.; Razgoniaev, A. O.; Ostrowski, A. D.; Khon, D.; Zamkov, M. "Plasmon Induced Energy Transfer: When the Game is worth the Candle" ACS Photonics, 2017, 4, 2290-2297

May 23 2017

Our paper "One-dimensional carrier confinement in “giant” CdS/CdSe excitonic nanoshells" was accepted in Journal of the American Chemical Society!!!



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Razgoniaeva, N.; Moroz, P.; Yang, M.; Budkina, D. S.; Eckard, H.; Augspurger, M.; Khon, D.; Tarnovsky, A. N.; Zamkov, M. "One-dimensional carrier confinement in “giant” CdS/CdSe excitonic nanoshells." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 7815-7822

May 10 2017



Congratulations to Natalia Kholmicheva on successfully completing her Ph.D. defence!!!!

May 09 2017



Check out Dr. Zamkov's paper "Solar Hydrogen Generation: Exceeding 100% Efficiency" which was published in Nature Energy!!!

April 21 2017



Natalia Kholmicheva has received an MRS Student Award for her poster presentation on 2017 MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix!!!Congratulations!!!

March 21 2017

Our paper "Tracking the Energy Flow on Nanoscale via Sample-Transmitted Excitation Photoluminescence Spectroscopy" was accepted in ACS Nano!!!



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Moroz, P.; Razgoniaeva, N.; He, Y.; Jensen, G.; Eckard, H.; Lu, H. P.; Zamkov, M. "Tracking the Energy Flow on Nanoscale via Sample-Transmitted Excitation Photoluminescence Spectroscopy" ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 4191-4197

January 11 2017



Welcome Mingrui Yang to the group!!!!

January 2 2017

Our paper "Enhanced Emission of Nanocrystal Solids Featuring Slowly Diffusive Excitons" was accepted in Journal of Physical Chemistry C!!!



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Kholmicheva, N.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Yadav, P.; Lahey, A.; Erickson, C.; Moroz, P.; Gamelin, D.; Zamkov, M. "Enhanced Emission of Nanocrystal Solids Featuring Slowly Diffusive Excitons" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 1477-1487.

December 12 2016

Our review paper "Energy Transfer in Quantum Dot Solids" was accepted in ACS Energy Letters!!! It has also appeared on the cover of the issue!!!



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Kholmicheva, N.; Moroz, P.; Eckard, H.; Jensen, G.; Zamkov, M. "Energy Transfer in Quantum Dot Solids" ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2, 154-160.

June 9 2016



Congratulations to Natalia Razgoniaeva on successfully completing her Ph.D. defence!!!!

June 1 2016

Welcome BGSU undergraduate students Morgan Mastrocinque and Megan Richter, exchange students from St. Mary's University, San Antonio Marissa Augspurger and Ariana McDarby, and summer student from St. Petersburg State University, Russia Xenia Azarova to the group!!!!

March 30 2016

The paper "Colloidal Synthesis of Monodisperse Semiconductor Nanocrystals through Saturated Ionic Layer Adsorption" was accepted in Chemistry of Materials!!!



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Razgoniaeva, N.; Carrillo, L.; Burchfield, D.; Moroz, P.; Adhikari, P.; Yadav, P.; Khon, D.; Zamkov, M. "Colloidal Synthesis of Monodisperse Semiconductor Nanocrystals through Saturated Ionic Layer Adsorption" Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 2823-2833.

March 14 2016



Natalia Kholmicheva has received a Division of Inorganic Chemistry Student Travel Award on 251th ACS National Meeting in San Diego!!!Congratulations!!!

January 22 2016

The paper with Castellano group "Direct Observation of Triplet Energy Transfer from Semiconductor Nanocrystals." was accepted in Science!!!



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Mongin, C.; Garakyaraghi, S.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Zamkov, M.; Castellano F. N. "Direct Observation of Triplet Energy Transfer from Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Science, 2016, 351, 369-372.

January 11 2016

Welcome Holly Eckard, Abigail Vore, Matthew Turley, Gregory Jensen, and Alexis Bird to the group!!!!

September 20 2015



Congratulations to Natalia Razgoniaeva on receiving a 2015 BGSU Travel Fellowship!!!

August 22 2015

The paper "Optical techniques for probing the excited state dynamics of quantum dot solids" was accepted in Chemical Physics!!!



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Moroz, P.; Kholmicheva, N.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Burchfield, D.; Sharma, N.; Acharya, A.; Zamkov, M. "Optical techniques for probing the excited state dynamics of quantum dot solids" Chem. Phys., 2015, Just Accepted.

August 16 2015



Congratulations to Natalia Razgoniaeva on receiving an Division of Inorganic Chemistry Student Travel Award on 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston!!!

August 14 2015

The paper "Measuring the Time-Dependent Monomer Concentration during the Hot-Injection Synthesis of Colloidal Nanocrystals" was accepted in Chemistry of Materials!!!



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Razgoniaeva, N.; Acharya, A.; Sharma, N.; Adhikari, P.; Shaughnessy, M.; Moroz,P.; Khon, D.; Zamkov, M. "Measuring the Time-Dependent Monomer Concentration during the Hot-Injection Synthesis of Colloidal Nanocrystals" Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 6102.

June 26 2015



Congratulations to Amit Acharya and Narayan Sharma on defending their Master's Dissertations! Way to go!!!

June 24 2015



Congratulations to Pavel Moroz on successfully completing his Ph.D. defence!!!!

June 21 2015

The paper "Exciton Generation in Semiconductor Nanocrystals via the Near-Field Plasmon Energy Transfer" was accepted in Journal of Physical Chemistry C!!!

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Razgoniaeva, N.; Lambright, S.; Sharma, N.; Acharya, A.; Khon, E.; Moroz,P.; Razgoniaev, A.; Ostrowski, A. D.; Zamkov, M. "Exciton Generation in Semiconductor Nanocrystals via the Near-Field Plasmon Energy Transfer" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 15562.

June 1 2015

The paper "Enhanced Raman Scattering from Aromatic Dithiols Electrosprayed into Plasmonic Nanojunctions" was accepted in Faraday Discussions!!!

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El-Khoury, P.; Johnson, G. E.; Novikova, I. V.; Gong, Y.; Joly, A.; Evans, J. E.; Zamkov, M.; Laskin, J.; Hess, W. "Enhanced Raman Scattering from Aromatic Dithiols Electrosprayed into Plasmonic Nanojunctions" Faraday Discuss., 2015, 184, 339.

May 19 2015



Welcome our visiting students from St. Mary's University, San-Antonio: Jazmin Beltran Gastelum, Fatima Al-Quaiti and Luis Carrillo !!!

May 19 2015

Welcome Priyanka Yadav to the group!!!

March 22 2015



Congratulations to Pavel Moroz on receiving an Outstanding Poster Presentation Award on 249th ACS National Meeting in Denver!!!

February 16 2015

Our paper "Mapping the Exciton Diffusion in Semiconductor Nanocrystal Solids" was accepted in ACS Nano!!!



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Kholmicheva, N.; Moroz, P.; Bastola, E.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Bocanegra, J.; Shaughnessy, M.; Porach, Z.; Khon, D.; Zamkov, M. "Mapping the Exciton Diffusion in Semiconductor Nanocrystal Solids" ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 2926.

January 20 2015

Welcome Douglas Burchfield and Adam Lahey to the group!!!!

January 14 2015



Congratulations to Natalia Razgoniaeva on passing her Preliminary Exam!

December 17 2014



Congratulations to Natalia Kholmicheva on passing her Preliminary Exam!

November 17 2014

Our manuscript "Plasmonic Nanocrystal Solar Cells Utilizing Strongly Confined Radiation" was accepted in ACS Nano!!!



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Kholmicheva, N.; Moroz, P.; Rijal, U.; Bastola, E.; Uprety, P.; Liyanage, G.; Razgoniaev, A.; Ostrowski, A.D.; Zamkov, M. "Plasmonic Nanocrystal Solar Cells Utilizing Strongly Confined Radiation" ACS Nano 2014, 8, 12549.

November 15 2014

Our collaborators published a paper "Electric field enhancement in a self-assembled 2D array of silver nanospheres." in Journal of Chemical Physics!!!



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El-Khoury, P.Z.; Khon, E.; Gong, Y.; Joly, A.G.; Abellan, P.; Evans, J.E.; Browning, N.D.; Hu, D.; Zamkov, M.; Hess, W.P. "Electric field enhancement in a self-assembled 2D array of silver nanospheres" J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 141, 214308.

September 12 2014

Welcome Prakash Adhikari and Zack Porach to the group!!!!

August 25 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Elena Khon, who has accepted a Chemistry Instructor position in Bowling Green State University!

August 9 2014



Geethika Liyanage, Upendra Rijal, Scott Lambright, Prakash Uprety and Ebin Bastola graduated with their Master's degree in Physics from Bowling Green State University!!! Congratulations!!!

June 25 2014

The article "Infrared Emitting PbS Nanocrystal Solids through Matrix Encapsulation." was accepted in Chemistry of Materials!!!



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Moroz, P.; Liyanage, G.; Kholmicheva, N.; Yakunin, S.; Uprety, P.; Bastola, E.; Rijal, U.; Mellott, B.; Subedi, K.; Sun, L.; Kovalenko, M.V.; Zamkov, M. "Infrared Emitting PbS Nanocrystal Solids through Matrix Encapsulation." Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 4256-4264.

May 19 2014



Welcome our visiting students from St. Mary's University Jesus Bocanegra and Martin Shaughnessy!!!

May 1 2014



Congratulations to Geethika Liyanage and Scott Lambright on receiving a J. Robert and Gretchen Overman Scholarship!!!

April 11 2014



Dr. Mikhail Zamkov is a winner of 2014 Olscamp Research Award!!!Congratulations!!!

April 8 2014

Materials Research Society 2014!!! Don't miss the opportunity to check our recent research achievements on MRS Spring Conference in San Francisco! Dr. Mikhail Zamkov will be presenting new work on charge carrier dynamics in Au/CdS nanoheterostructures on April 24 at 4.30pm at Moscone west, room 3020. Also, you can enjoy the presentation and ask your questions to our postdoc Dr. Elena Khon and PhD student Natalia Kholmicheva during poster sessions on April 22 and April 24. Enjoy the Spring and see you at MRS 2014!!!

January 31 2014



Congratulations to Natalia Razgoniaeva on passing her Qualification Exam!

January 29 2014



Congratulations to Natalia Kholmicheva on passing her Qualification Exam!

December 31 2013

Happy New Year everyone!!!

December 11 2013

The article "Enhanced Lifetime of Excitons in Non-Epitaxial Au/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals." was accepted in ACS Nano!!!



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Lambright, S.; Butaeva, E.V.; Razgoniaeva, N.; Hopkins, T.; Smith, B.; Perera, D.N.; Corbin, J.; Khon, E.; Thomas,R.; Moroz, P.; Mereshchenko, A.S.; Tarnovsky, A.N.; Zamkov, M. "Enhanced Lifetime of Excitons in Non-Epitaxial Au/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals." ACS Nano 2014, 8, 352-361.

November 20 2013



Welcome Clay Lutz to the group!!!

November 3 2013



Congratulations to Geethika Liyanage on receiving a Kwadwo Appenteng Award!!!

October 18 2013



Welcome Amit Acharya and Narayan Sharma to the group!!!

October 4 2013

Congratulations to Pavel Moroz on passing his Preliminary Exam!

August 30 2013

Dr. Elena Khon officially became a postdoctoral associate in our group!Congratulations!

July 27 2013

The article "Suppressed Carrier Scattering in CdS-Encapsulated PbS Nanocrystal Films" was accepted in ACS Nano!!!

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Moroz, P.; Kholmicheva, N.; Mellott, B.; Liyanage, G.; Rijal, U.; Bastola, E.; Huband, K.; Khon, E.; McBride, K.; Zamkov, M. "Suppressed Carrier Scattering in CdS-Encapsulated PbS Nanocrystal Films." ACS Nano 2013, 7, 6964-6977.

May 31 2013



Congratulations to Dr.Elena Khon on completing her Ph.D.