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Marcelo Jaime, Ramzy Daou, Scott A. Crooker, Franziska Weickert, Atsuko Uchida, Adrian E. Feiguin, Cristian D. Batista, Hanna A. Dabkowska, and Bruce D. Gaulin, “Magnetostriction and magnetic texture to 100.75 Tesla in frustrated SrCu 2(BO 3) 2,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(31), 12404–12407 (2012).

Sergio Brovelli, Florencio García-Santamaría, Ranjani Viswanatha, Bhola N. Pal, Scott A. Crooker, and Victor I. Klimov, “Wavefunction engineering in core-shell semiconductor nanocrystals: From fine tuned exciton dynamics and suppressed Auger recombination to dual-color electroluminescence,” Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 8459 (2012).

Ranjani Viswanatha, Sergio Brovelli, Anshu Pandey, Scott A. Crooker, and Victor I. Klimov, “Copper-doped inverted core/shell nanocrystals with ‘permanent’ optically active holes,” Nano Letters 11(11), 4753–4758 (2011).

Juan G. Duque, Christopher E. Hamilton, Gautam Gupta, Scott A. Crooker, Jared. J. Crochet, Aditya Mohite, Han Htoon, Kimberly A. Defriend Obrey, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, and Stephen K. Doorn, “Fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotube aerogels in surfactant-free environments,” ACS Nano 5(8), 6686–6694 (2011).

Ranjani Viswanatha, Jeffrey M. Pietryga, Victor I. Klimov, and Scott A. Crooker, “Spin-polarized Mn2 + emission from mn-doped colloidal nanocrystals,” Physical Review Letters 107(6) (2011).

C.V. Diaconu, E.R. Batista, R.L. Martin, D.L. Smith, B.K. Crone, S.A. Crooker, and D.L. Smith, “Circularly polarized photoluminescence from platinum porphyrins in organic hosts: Magnetic field and temperature dependence,” Journal of Applied Physics 109(7) (2011).

Florencio García-Santamaría, Sergio Brovelli, Ranjani Viswanatha, Jennifer A. Hollingsworth, Han Htoon, Scott A. Crooker, and Victor I. Klimov, “Breakdown of volume scaling in auger recombination in CdSe/CdS heteronanocrystals: The role of the core-shell interface,” Nano Letters 11(2), 687–693 (2011).

S. Brovelli, R.D. Schaller, S.A. Crooker, F. García-Santamaría, Y. Chen, R. Viswanatha, J.A. Hollingsworth, H. Htoon, and V.I. Klimov, “Nano-engineered electron-hole exchange interaction controls exciton dynamics in core-shell semiconductor nanocrystals,” Nature Communications 2(1) (2011).

R.D. Schaller, S.A. Crooker, D.A. Bussian, J.M. Pietryga, J. Joo, and V.I. Klimov, “Revealing the exciton fine structure of PbSe nanocrystal quantum dots using optical spectroscopy in high magnetic fields,” Physical Review Letters 105(6) (2011).

J. Shaver, A. Srivastava, J. Kono, S.A. Crooker, H. Htoon, V.I. Klimov, J.A. Fagan, E.K. Hobbie, N. Ubrig, and O. Portugall, et al., “High field magneto-optical spectroscopy of highly aligned individual and ensemble single-walled carbon nanotubes,” International Journal of Modern Physics B 23(12–13), 2667–2675 (2009).

H. Htoon, S.A. Crooker, M. Furis, S. Jeong, Al.L. Efros, and V.I. Klimov, “Anomalous circular polarization of photoluminescence spectra of individual CdSe nanocrystals in an applied magnetic field,” Physical Review Letters 102(1) (2009).

Heming He, P. Wang, D.D. Allred, Jaroslaw Majewski, M.P. Wilkerson, and Kirk D. Rector, “Characterization of chemical speciation in ultrathin uranium oxide layered films,” Analytical Chemistry 84(23), 10380–10387 (2012).

Marcel Lucas, Susan K. Hanson, Gregory L. Wagner, David B. Kimball, and Kirk D. Rector, “Evidence for room temperature delignification of wood using hydrogen peroxide and manganese acetate as a catalyst,” Bioresource Technology 119, 174–180 (2012).

Paul Langan, S. Gnanakaran, Kirk D. Rector, Norma Pawley, David T. Fox, Dae Won Cho, and Kenneth E. Hammel, “Exploring new strategies for cellulosic biofuels production,” Energy and Environmental Science 4(10), 3820–3833 (2011).

Marcel Lucas, Greg L. Wagner, Yoshiharu Nishiyama, Leif Hanson, Indira P. Samayam, Constance A. Schall, Paul Langan, and Kirk D. Rector, “Reversible swelling of the cell wall of poplar biomass by ionic liquid at room temperature,” Bioresource Technology 102(6), 4518–4523 (2011).

K.L. Nowak-Lovato, Bridget S. Wilson, and Kirk D. Rector, “SERS nanosensors that report pH of endocytic compartments during FcεRI transit,” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 398(5), 2019–2029 (2010).

Marcel Lucas, Brian A. MacDonald, Gregory L. Wagner, Stephen A. Joyce, and Kirk D. Rector, “Ionic liquid pretreatment of poplar wood at room temperature: Swelling and incorporation of nanoparticles,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2(8), 2198–2205 (2010).

K.L. Nowak-Lovato and K.D. Rector, “Targeted surface-enhanced raman scattering nanosensors for whole-cell ph imagery,” Applied Spectroscopy 63(4), 387–395 (2009).


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