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2017

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)

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

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.

NanoLett_TOC_2016

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)

Accounts_TOC_2016

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.

ACS Nano_TOC_2016

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.

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. 

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

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. 

JPhysChemC_2016

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

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.

JACS_TOC_2014

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 20148, 7755-7762.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nanores_TOC_2014

2013

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.

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.

Nanores_TOC_2013

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.

Nanoscale TOC 2013

2012

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.

Nanotechnology_TOC_2012

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.

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

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 2011115, 5578-5583.

JPhysChemC_TOC_2012

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. 

Appl Phys A TOC 2011

2009

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. 

NanoLett_TOC_2009

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). 

Adv Mater_TOC_2009

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. 

NanoLett_TiltTOC_2009

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.