Publications

Journal Publications

2020


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44. R. D. Neal, R. A. Hughes, P. Sapkota, S. Ptasinska, S. Neretina, Effect of nanopaticle ligands on 4-nitrophenol reduction: Reaction rate, induction time, and ligand desorption. ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 10040-10050.


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43. S. Porcu, M. Castellino, I. Roppolo, C. M. Carbonaro, S. Palmas, L. Mais, M. F. Casula, S. Neretina, R. A. Hughes, F. Secci, P. C. Ricci, Highly efficient visible light phenyl modified carbon nitride/TiO2 photocatalyst for environmental applications. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2020, 531, 147394.


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42. T. B. Demille, R. A. Hughes, N. Dominique, J. E. Olson, S. Rouvimov, S. Neretina, Large-area periodic arrays of gold nanostars derived from HEPES-, DMF-, and Ascorbic-acid-driven syntheses. Nanoscale 2020, 12, 16489-16500..


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41. A. S. Preston, R. A. Hughes, T. B. Demille, S. Neretina, Plasmonics under attack: Protecting copper nanostructures from harsh environments. Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 6788-6799.


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40. Q. Zhang, R. D. Neal, D. Huang, S. Neretina, E. Lee, T. Luo, Surface bubble growth in plasmonic nanoparticle suspension. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 26680-26687.


2019

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39. S. D. Golze, R. A. Hughes, S. Rouvimov, R. D. Neal, T. B. Demille, S. Neretina, Plasmon-mediated synthesis of periodic arrays of gold nanoplates using substrate-immobilized seeds lined with planar defects. Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 5653-5660.


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38. T. B. Demille, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Periodic arrays of dewetted silver nanostructures on sapphire and quartz: Effect of substrate truncation on the Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance and near-field enhancement. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 19879-19886.


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37. R. D. Neal, Y. Inoue, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol by gold catalysts: The influence of borohydride concentration on the induction time. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 12894-12901.


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36. D. Sil, C. Lane, E. Glor, K. D. Gilroy, S. Sylla, B. Barbiellini, R. Markiewicz, M. Hajfathalian, S. Neretina, A. Bansil, Z. Fakhraai, E. Borguet, Synthesis and properties of Au Hydride. ChemistrySelect 2019, 4, 14287-4292.


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35. A. S. Preston, R. A. Hughes, T. B. Demille, V. M. Rey Davila, S. Neretina, Dewetted nanostructures of gold, silver, copper, and palladium with enhanced faceting. Acta Materialia 2019, 165, 15-25.


2018

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34.M. Hajfathalian, A. Amirshaghaghi, P. C. Naha, P. Chhour, J. C. Hsu, K. Douglas, Y, Dong, C. M. Sehgal, A. Tsourkas, S. Neretina, D. P. Cormode, Wulff in a cage gold nanoparticles as contrast agents for computed tomography and photoacoustic imaging. Nanoscale 2018, 10, 18749-18757.


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33. E. Menumerov, S. D. Golze, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Arrays of highly complex noble metal nanostructures using nanoimprint lithography in combination with liquid-phase epitaxy. Nanoscale 2018, 10, 18186-18194.


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32. E. Lee, E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, T. Luo, Low-cost nanostructures from nanoparticle-assisted large-scale lithography significantly enhance thermal energy transport across solid interfaces. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, 10, 34690-34698.


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31. T. B. Demille, R. A. Hughes, A. S. Preston, R. Adelung, Y. K. Mishra, S. Neretina, Light-mediated growth of noble metal nanostructures (Au, Ag, Cu, Pt, Pd, Ru, Ir, Rh) from micro- and nanoscale ZnO tetrapodal backbones. Frontiers in Chemistry 2018, 6, 411.


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30. E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. D. Golze, R. D. Neal, T. B. Demille, J. C. Campanaro, K. C. Kotesky, S. Rouvimov, S. Neretina, Identifying the true catalyst in the reduction of 4-nitrophenol: A case study showing the effect of leaching and oxidative etching using Ag catalysts. ACS Catalysis 2018, 8, 8879-8888.


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29. A. S. Preston, R. A. Hughes, T. B. Demille, S. Neretina, Copper template design for the synthesis of bimetallic copper-rhodium nanoshells through galvanic replacement. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 2018, 35, 1700420. (Special Issue)


2017

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28. R. A. Hughes, E. Menumerov, S. Neretina, When lithography meets self-assembly: A review of recent advances in the directed assembly of complex metal nanostructures on planar and textured surfaces. Nanotechnology 2017, 28, 282002. (Topical Review)


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27. E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, One-step catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol through the direct injection of metal salts into oxygen-depleted reactants. Catalysis Science & Technology 2017, 7, 1460-1464. Video. (Communication)


2016

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26. E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, The catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol: A quantitative assessment of the role of dissolved oxygen in determining the induction time. Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 7791-7797.


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25. S. Neretina, R. A. Hughes, K. D. Gilroy, M. Hajfathalian, Noble metal nanostructure synthesis at the liquid-substrate interface: New structures, new insights and new possibilities. Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, 49, 2243-2250. (Invited Review)


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24. M. Hajfathalian, K. D. Gilroy, S. D. Golze, A. Yaghoubzade, E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, A Wulff in a cage: The confinement of substrate-based structures in plasmonic nanoshells, nanocages, and nanoframes using galvanic replacement reactions. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 6354–6362.


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23. M. Hajfathalian, K. D. Gilroy, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Citrate-induced nanocubes: A reexamination of the role of citrate as a shape-directing capping agent for Ag-based nanostructures. Small 2016, 12, 3444–3452.


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22. E. Menumerov, K. D. Gilroy, M. Hajfathalian, C. J. Murphy, E. R. McKenzie, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Plastically deformed Cu-based alloys as high-performance catalysts for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 5737 - 5745.


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21. E. Menumerov, B. A. Marks, D. Dikin, F. X. Lee, R. D. Winslow, S. Guru, D. Sil, E. Borguet, P. Hutapea, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Sensing hydrogen gas from atmospheric pressure to a hundred parts per million with nanogaps fabricated using a single-step bending deformation. ACS Sens. 2016, 1, 73-80.


2015

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20. M. Hajfathalian, K. D. Gilroy, A. Yaghoubzade, A. Sundar, T. Tan, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Photocatalytic enhancements to the reduction of 4-nitrophenol by resonantly excited triangular gold-copper nanostructures. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 17308-17315.


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19. K. D. Gilroy, A. Sundar, M. Hajfathalian, A. Yaghoubzade, T. Tan, D. Sil, E. Borguet, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Transformation of truncated gold octahedrons into triangular nanoprisms through the heterogeneous nucleation of silver. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 6827-6835.


2014

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18. K. D. Gilroy, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Kinetically controlled nucleation of silver on surfactant-free gold seeds. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15337-15345.


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17. D. Sil, K. D. Gilroy, A. Niaux, A. Boulesbaa, S. Neretina, E. Borguet, Seeing is believing: Hot electron based gold nanoplasmonic optical hydrogen sensor. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 7755-7762.


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16. K. D. Gilroy, P. Farzinpour, A. Sundar, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Sacrificial templates for galvanic replacement reactions: Design criteria for the synthesis of pure Pt nanoshells with a smooth surface morphology. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 3340-3347.


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15. K. D. Gilroy, S. Neretina, R. W. Sunders, Behavior of gold nanoparticles in an experimental algal-zooplankton food chain. J. Nanopart. Res. 2014, 16, 2414.


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14. A. Sundar, P. Farzinpour, K. D. Gilroy, T. Tan, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Eutectic combinations as a pathway to the formation of substrate-based Au-Ge heterodimers and hollowed Au nanocrescents with tunable optical properties. Small 2014, 10, 3379-3388.


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13. K. D. Gilroy, A. Sundar, P. Farzinpour, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Mechanistic study of substrate-based galvanic replacement reactions. Nano Res. 2014, 7, 365-379.


2013

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12. A. Sundar, P. Farzinpour, K. D. Gilroy, T. Tan, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Organized surfaces of highly faceted single-crystal palladium structures seeded by sacrificial templates. Cryst. Growth Des. 2013, 13, 3847-3851.


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11. K. D. Gilroy, P. Farzinpour, A. Sundar, T. Tan, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Substrate-based galvanic replacement reaction carried out on heteroepitaxially formed silver templates. Nano Res. 2013, 6, 418-428.


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10. P. Farzinpour, A. Sundar, K. D. Gilroy, Z. E. Eskin, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Dynamic templating: A large area processing route for the assembly of periodic arrays of sub-micrometer and nanoscale structures. Nanoscale 2013, 5, 1929-1938.


2012

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9. P. Farzinpour, A. Sundar, K. D. Gilroy, Z. E. Eskin, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, Altering the dewetting characteristics of ultrathin gold and silver films using a sacrificial antimony layer. Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 495604.


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8. A. Sundar, C. Decker, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, The templated assembly of highly faceted three-dimensional gold microstructures into periodic arrays. Mater. Lett. 2012, 76, 155-158.


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7. A. Sundar, R. A. Hughes, P. Farzinpour, K. D. Gilroy, G. A. Devenyi, J. S. Preston, S. Neretina, Manipulating the size distribution of supported gold nanostructures. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 013111.


2011

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6. E. C. Dreaden, S. Neretina, W. Qian, M. A. El-Sayed, R. A. Hughes, J. S. Preston, P. Mascher, Plasmonic enhancement of nonradiative charge carrier relaxation and proposed effects from enhanced radiative electronic processes in semiconductor-gold core-shell nanorod arrays. J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 5578-5583.


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5. S. Neretina, R. A. Hughes, G. Stortz, J. S. Preston, P. Mascher, The rapid prototyping of textured amorphous surfaces for the graphoepitaxial deposition of CdTe films using focused ion beam lithography. Appl. Phys. A 2011, 102, 259-264.


2009

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4. S. Neretina, E. C. Dreaden, W. Qian, M. A. El-Sayed, R. A. Hughes, J. S. Preston, P. Mascher, The dependence of the plasmon field induced nonradiative electronic relaxation mechanisms on the gold shell thickness in vertically aligned CdTe-Au core-shell nanorods. Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 3772-3779.


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3. X. Huang, S. Neretina, M. A. El-Sayed, Gold nanorods: From synthesis and properties to biological and biomedical applications. Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 4880-4910 (Invited review article).


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2. S. Neretina, W. Qian, E. Dreaden, M. A. El-Sayed, R. A. Hughes, J. S. Preston, P. Mascher, Exciton lifetime tuning by changing the plasmon field orientation with respect to the exciton transition moment direction: CdTe-Au core-shell nanorods. Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 1242-1248.


1. S. Neretina, R. A. Hughes, G. A. Devenyi, N. V. Sochinskii, J. S. Preston, P. Mascher, Atypical grain growth for (211) CdTe films deposited on surface reconstructed (100) SrTiO3 substrates. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2009, 255, 5674-5681.