LFL - LUNCH FOR LEARNING  
 


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A learning opportunity for critical reading of papers relevant to group research as well as a chance to sit down and enjoy lunch together.
Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to participate and submit papers for the occasion.
Lunch for Learning is usually held in room 226B at 1:00pm.


LfL 2014

Up-coming Lunch for Learning discussions:

More Lunch for Learning on the way!



Previous Lunch for Learning discussions:

August 29, 2014
Esteban led a discussion of the paper:
Measuring Localized Redox Enzyme Electron Transfer in a Live Cell with Conducting Atomic Force Microscopy
Lital Alfonta, Brian Meckes, Lion Amir, Orr Schlesinger, Srinivasan Ramachandran, and Ratnesh Lal
Anal. Chem., 86, (15), 7674-7680 (2014).
(Article and Supporting Information)

July 31, 2014
Shalaka led a discussion of the paper:
Photo-emission Mechanism of Water-Soluble Silver Nanoclusters: Ligans-to-Metal Metal Charge Transfer vs Strong Coupling between Surface Plasmon and Emitters Yuting Chen, Taiqun yang, Haifeng Pan, Yufeng Yuan, Li Chen, Mengwei Liu, Kun Zhang, Sanjun Zhang, Peng Wu and Jianhua Xu
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, (5) 1686-1689 (2014).
(Article and Supporting Information)

July 24, 2014
Sepideh led a discussion of the paper:
Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Palladium Single-Crystalline Nanoparticles: The effect of HCl Oxidative Etching and Facet-Dependent Catalytic Properties
Jinfeng Zhang, Chao Feng, Yida Deng, Lei Liu, Yating Wu, Bin Shen, Cheng Zhong, Wengin Hu
Chemistry of Materials, 26 (2), 1213-1218 (2014).
(Article)

July 10, 2014
Colin led a discussion of the paper:
Photoinduced Conversion of Methane into Benzene over GaN Nanowires
Lu Li, Shizhao Fan, Xiaoyue Mu, Zetain Mi, Chao-Jun Li
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123, (22) 7793-7796 (2014).
(Article and Supporting information)

July 3, 2014
James led a discussion of the paper:
Liquid Flow Along a Solid Surface Reversibly Alters Interfacial Chemistry
Dan Lis, Ellen H. G. Backus, Johannes Hunger, Sapun H. Parekh, Mischa Bonn
Science Magazine 344, (6188) 1138-1142 (2014).
(Article and Supporting information)

June 20, 2014
Aurelia led a discussion of the paper:
Promotion of Atomic Hydrogen Recombination as an Alternative to Electron Trapping for the Role of Metals in the Photocatalytic Production of H2
Ji Bong Joo, Robert Dillon, Ilkeun Lee, Yadong Yin, Christopher J. Bardeen, and Francisco Zaera.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, (22) 7924-7947 (2014).
(Article and Supporting information)

May 8, 2014
Aashish led a discussion of the paper:
Anisotropic Nanoparticles as Shape-Directing Catalysts for the Chemical Etching of Silicon
Guoliang Liu, Kaylie L. Young, Xing Liao, Michelle L. Personick, and Chad A. Mirkin
Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, (33) 12196-12199 (2013).
(Article and supporting information)

April 18, 2014
Esteban led a discussion of the paper:
Single-Molecule Spectroscopy of Amino Acids and Peptides by
Recognition Tunnelling
Zhao, Yanan, Brian Ashcroft, Peiming Zhang, Hao Liu, Suman Sen,
Weisi Song, Jong.
Nature Nanotechnology 9, 466-473 (2014).
(Article)

April 3, 2014
Devika led a discussion of the paper:
Mechanistic Understanding of Surface Plasmon Assisted Catalysis on a Single Particle: Cyclic Redox of 2- aminothiophenol
Xu, Ping, Leilei Kang, Nathan H. Mack, Kirk S. Schanze, Xijiang Han, and Hsing-Lin Wang.
Scientific Reports 3, 2997 (2013).
(Article)

March 21, 2014
Shalaka led a discussion of the paper:
Probing the Distribution of Water Molecules Hydrating Lipid Membranes with Ultrafast Forster Vibrational Energy Transfer
L. Piatkowski, J. de Heij, and Huib J. Bakker.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 117, 1367- 1377 (2013).
(Article)

March 13, 2014
Sepideh led a discussion on the following paper:
A Single Molecule Level Study of the Temperature-Dependent Kinetics for the Formation of Metal Porphyrin Monolayers on Au(111) from Solution
Ashish Bhattarai, Ursula Mazur, and K. W. Hipps
Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136 (5), 2142-2148 (2014)
(Article)

February 7, 2014
AAshish led discussion on the following paper:
Optical Probe of Charge Separation at Organic/Inorganic Semiconductor Interfaces
Park, Heungman, Marlene Gutierrez, Xiaoxi Wu, Jeong Won Kim, and Xiaoyang Zhu.
Journal of the American Society, 117 (21), 10974-10979 (2013)
(Article)

January 31, 2014
Devika led a discussion on the following paper:
Aluminum for Plasmonics
Mark W. Knight , Nicholas S. King , Lifei Liu , Henry O. Everitt , Peter Nordlander , and Naomi J. Halas
ACS Nano, 8 (1), 834-840 (2014)
(Article)

 

LfL 2013

December 6, 2013
Sepideh led discussion on the following paper:
Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells Using Cyanine Dyes as the Active Components
Antonio Pertegás, Daniel Tordera, Juan J. Serrano-Pérez, Enrique Ortì, and Henk J. Bolink
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135 (48), 18008-18011 (2013)
(Article)

October 11, 2013
Devika led discussion on the following paper:
Identification of parameters through which surface chemistry determines the lifetimes of hot electrons in small Au nanoparticles
Kenneth O. Aruda, Mario Tagliazucchi, Christina M. Sweeney, Daniel C. Hannah, George C. Schatz, and Emily A. Weiss
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (11), 4212-4217 (2013)
(Article)

September 27, 2013
Aashish led discussion on the following paper:
Detection of Solvent/Buried TiO2 Surface Interactions by Intermolecular Fano Resonance in Resonance Hyper-Raman Scattering
Korenobu Matsuzaki, Rintaro Shimada, and Hiro-o Hamaguchi
Langmuir 29 (8), 2471-2475 (2013)
(Article)

August 16, 2013
Aziz led discussion on the following paper:
Tuning Selectivity in Propylene Epoxidation by Plasmo Mediated Photo-Switching of Cu Oxidation State
Andiappan Marimuthu, Jianwen Zhang, Suljo Linic
Science 339, 1590 (2013)
(Article)

August 12, 2013
Linh led discussion on the following paper:
Asbestos-like Pathogenicity of Long Carbon Nanotubes Alleviated by
Chemical Functionalization
Dr. Hanene Ali-Boucetta, Dr. Antonio Nunes, Dr. Raquel Sainz, Dr. M.
Antonia Herrero, Dr. Bowen Tian, Prof. Maurizio Prato, Dr. Alberto
Bianco, Prof. Kostas Kostarelos
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52: 2274-2278 (2013)
(Article)

April 5, 2013
Devika will led discussion on the following paper:
Cations Bing Only Weakly to Amides in Aqueous Solutions
Halil I. Okur, Jaibir Kherb, and Paul S. Cremer
Journal of the American Chemical Society, Article ASAP
(Article)(supporting information)

March 29, 2013
Two types of luminescence blinking revealed by spectroelectrochemistry of single quantum dots.
Christophe Galland, Yagnaseni Ghosh, Andrea Steinbruck, Milan Sykora, Jennifer A. Hollingsworth, Victor I. Klimov, and Han Htoon
Nature 479, 203-207 (10 November 2011)
(Article)

March 22, 2013
Sepideh led discussion on the following paper:

Measurment of Electron Transfer through cytochrome P450 Protein on Nanopillars and the Effect of Bound Substrates
John E. Jett, David Lederman, Lance A. Wollenberg, Debin Li, Darcy R. Flora, Christopher D. Bostick, Timothy S. Tracy, Peter M. Gannett.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (10), 3834-3840 (2013)
(Article)

March 8, 2013
Aashish led discussion on the following paper:
Optical detection of single non-absorbing molecules using the surface plasmon resonance of a gold nanorod
Peter Zijlstra, Pedro M. R. Paulo and Michel Orrit
Nature Nanotechnology 7, 379-382 (2012)
(Article)(supporting information)

February 15, 2013
Aziz Boulesbaa led discussion on the following paper:
Hot charge-transfer excitons set the time limit for charge separation at donor/acceptor interfaces in organic photovoltaics
Askat E. Jailaubekov, Adam P.Willard, John R. Tritsch,Wai-Lun Chan1, Na Sai, Raluca Gearba, Loren G. Kaake, Kenrick J.Williams, Kevin Leung, Peter J. Rossky and X-Y. Zhu
Nature Materials, 12, 66-73 (2013)
(Article)(supporting information)

January 25, 2013
My Hoang led discussion on the following paper:
Discovery of the DNA "Genetic Code" for Abiological Gold Nanoparticle Morphologies.
Zidong Wang, Longhua Tang, Li Huey Tan, Jinghong Li, Yi Lu.
Angew. Chem. 124, 9212-9216 (2012)
(Article)


January 18, 2013
Uduak Udoeyo led discussion on the following paper:
Negligible Particle-Specific Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles
Zong-ming Xiu, Qing-bo Zhang, Hema L. Puppala, Vicki L. Colvin, and Pedro J. J. Alvarez Nano Letters 12 (8), 4271-4275 (2012)
(Article) (Supplementary information)

January 11, 2013
Shalaka Dewan led discussion on the following paper:
Water structural transformation at molecular hydrophobic interfaces
Davis, Joel G., Gierszal, Kamil P., Wang, Phil, Ben-Amotz Dor
Nature 491, 582-858 (2012)
(Article) (supplementary information)


LfL 2012

December 28, 2012 Devika Sil led discussion on the following paper:
A Mechanical Metamaterial made from a DNA Hydrogel
Jong Bum Lee, Songming Peng, Dayong Yang, Young Hoon Roh, Hisakage Funabashi, Nokyoung Park, Edward J. Rice, Liwei Chen, Rong Long, Mingming Wu, and Dan Luo. Nature Nanotechnology 7, 816-820 (2012)
(Article)(supporting information)

December 6, 2012 Sepideh led discussion on the following paper:
Single Molecule Imaging of Oxygenation of Cobalt Octaethylporphyrin at the Solution/Solid Interface: Thermodynamics from Microscopy
Benjamin A. Friesen , Ashish Bhattarai , Ursula Mazur, and K. W. Hipps State 
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (36), 14897-14904 (2012)
(Article)

November 21, 2012 Aashish led discussion on the following paper:
Effects of Ions on Hydrogen-Bonding Water Networks in Large Aqueous Nanodrops
Jeremy T. O'Brien and Evan R. Williams
Journal of the American Chemical Society 134 (24), 10228-10236 (2012)
(Article)

June 22, 2012 Shalaka Dewan led discussion on the following paper:
"No Ice-Like Water at Aqueous Biological Interfaces"
M. Bonn, H.J. Bakker, Y. Tong , EH.G. Backus
Biointerphases. 7:20 (2012)
(Article)

April 20, 2012
Aziz Boulesbaa led discussion on the following paper:"Comparison of Carrier Multiplication Yields in PbS and PbSe Nanocrystals: The Role of Competing Energy-Loss Processes"
John T. Stewart, Lazaro A. Padilha, M. Mumtaz Qazilbash, Jeffrey M. Pietryga, Aaron G. Midgett, Joseph M. Luther, Matthew C. Beard, Arthur J. Nozik, and Victor I. Klimov
Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 622-628 (2012)
(Article)

March 23, 2012 Uduak Udoeyo led discussion on the following paper:
Thiocyanate-Capped Nanocrystal Colloids: Vibrational Reporter of Surface
Chemistry and Solution-Based Route to Enhanced Coupling in Nanocrystal Solids
Fafarman, A. T.; Koh, W.-k.; Diroll, B. T.; Kim, D. K.; Ko, D.-K.; Oh, S. J.;
Ye, X.; Doan-Nguyen, V.; Crump, M. R.; Reifsnyder, D. C.; Murray, C. B.;
Kagan, C. R.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, (39), 15753-15761 (2011)
(Article)

January 13, 2012 Ashley Truxal led discussion on the following paper:
Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Anne Lesage, Moreno Lelli, David Gajan, Marc A. Caporini, Veronika Vitzthum, Pascal Mieville, Johan Alauzun, Arthur Roussey, Chloe Thieuleux, Ahmad Mehdi, Geoffery Bodenhousen, Christophe Coperet, and Lyndon Emsley.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132 (44), 15459-15461 (2010)
(Article)


LfL 2011

November 23, 2011 Nicole Haloupek led discussion on the following paper:
Bioinspired self-repairing slippery surfaces with pressure-stable omniphobicity
Wong, Kang, Tang, Smythe, Hatton, Grintha & Aizenberg
Nature. 477, 443-447 (2011)
(Article)

November 18, 2011 Aashish Tuladhar led discussion on the following paper:
A Scheme for Detecting Every Single Target Molecule with Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Eric C. Le R, Johan Grand, Idrissa Sow, Walter R. C. Somerville, Pablo G. Etchegoin, Mona Treguer-Delapierre, Gaelle Charron, Nordin Felidj, Georges Levi, and Jean Aubard Nano Lett., 11 (11), 5013-5019 (2011)
(Article)

November 4, 2011
Devika Sil led discussion on the following paper:
Non-Invasive Vibrational SFG Spectroscopy Reveals That Bacterial Adhesion Can Alter the Conformation of Grafted 'Brush' Chains on SAM
Emilie Bulard, Ziang Guo, Wanquan Zheng, Henri Dubost, Marie-Pierre Fontaine-Aupart, Marie-Noelle Bellon-Fontaine, Jean-Marie Herry, Romain Briandet, and Bernard Bourguignon.
Langmuir, 27, 4928-4935 (2011)
(Article)

October 14, 2011 Sepideh Afsari led discussion on the following paper:
Reduced Graphene Oxide Molecular Sensors
Jeremy T. Robinson, F. Keith Perkins, Eric S. Snow, Zhongging Wei, and Paul E. Sheehan
Nano Lett., 8 (10), 3137-3140 (2008)
(Article)


October 7, 2011.
Shalaka Dewan led discussion on the following paper:
The Orientation and Charge of Water at the Hydrophobic Oil Droplet-Water Interface
Robert Vacha, Steven W. Rick, Pavel Jungwirth, Alex G. F. de Beer, Hilton B. de Aguiar, Jean-Sebastien Samson, and Sylvie Roke.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (26), 10204-10210 (2011)
( Article)


September 23, 2011.
Aziz Boulesbaa led discussion on the following paper:
Localized surface plasmon resonances arising from free carriers in doped quantum dots
Joseph M. Luther, Prashant K. Jain, Trevor Ewers, and A. Paul Alivisatos
Nature Materials, vol.10, 361-366 (2011)
(Article)


April 19, 2011.
Heather Vanselous led discussion on the following paper:
Visualisation of electrochemical processes at optically transparent carbon nanotube ultramicroelectrodes (OT-CNT-UMEs)
Agnieszka Rutkowska, Tahani M. Bawazeer, Julie V. Macpherson and Patrick R. Unwin
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13, 5223-5226 (2011)
(Article)


April 7, 2011.
Dr. Li led discussion on the following paper:
Mechanistic Insights into the Brust-Schiffrin Two-Phase Synthesis of Organo-chalcogenate-Protected Metal Nanoparticles
Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, Bolian Xu, Yuan Gao, Jacob M. Modest, and YuYe J. Tong
Journal of American Chemical Society 133, 2092-2095 (2011)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


April 1, 2011.
Lan Nguyen led discussion on the following papers:
Hydrogen Spillover in Pt-Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites: Formation of Stable C-H Bonds
Ranadeep Bhowmick, et al.
Journal of American Chemical Society (ASAP, 2011)
(Article) (Supporting Information)

Polyelectrolyte Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes as Efficient Metal-free Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction
Shuangyin Wang, Dingshan Yu and Liming Dai
Journal of American Chemical Society (ASAP, 2011)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


March 11, 2011.
Aashish Tuladhar led discussion on the following paper:
Direct Evidence of Angular Jumps During Water Reorientation Through Two-Dimensional Infrared Anisotropy
Guillaume Stirnemann and Damien Laage
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 1511-1516 (2010)
(Article)

February 22, 2011. Devika Sil led discussion on the following paper:
Ground-State Depletion Microscopy: Detection Sensitivity of Single-Molecule Optical Absorption at Room Temperature
Shasha Chong,Wei Min and X. Sunney Xie
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1 (32), 3316-3322 (2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


February 15, 2011.
Sepideh Afsari led discussion on the following paper:
Visualization of Fermi's Golden Rule Through Imaging of Light Emission from Atomic Silver Chains
Chi Chen, C.A. Bobisch and W. Ho
Science 325, 981 (2009)
(Article) (Supporting Information)

January 28, 2011. Shalaka Dewan led discussion on the following paper:
Monitoring the Electrochemistry of Single Molecules by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Emiliano Cortes, Pablo G. Etchegoin, Eric C. Le Ru, Alejandro Fainstein, Maria E. Vela, and
Roberto C. Salvarezza
Journal of American Chemical Society 132 (51), 18034-18037 (2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


January 7, 2011.
Oleksandr Isaienko led discussion on the following papers:
Terahertz Kerr effect
Matthias C. Hoffmann, Nathaniel C. Brandt, Harold Y. Hwang, Ka-Lo Yeh, and
Keith A. Nelson
Applied Physics Letters 95, 231105 (2009)
(Article)

Nonlinear Optics: Terahertz Kerr effect
Eric Freysz and Jerome Degert
Nature Photonics 4, 131-132 (2010)
(Article)


LfL 2010

November 30, 2010.
Nikolay Dementev led discussion on the following paper:
Graphene Oxide Nanocolloids
Jiayan Luo, Laura J. Cote, Vincent C. Tung, Alvin T. L. Tan, Philip E. Goins, Jinsong Wu, and Jiaxing Huang
Journal of American Chemical Society (ASAP, 2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


November 23, 2010.
Aziz Boulesbaa led discussion on the following papers:
Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence of Carbon Nanotubes
Guosong Hong, Scott M. Tabakman, Kevin Welsher, Hailiang Wang, Xinran Wang, and Hongjie Dai
Journal of American Chemical Society 132 (45), 15920-15923 (2010)
(Article)

Surface Plasmons Control the Dynamics of Excited Triplet States in the Presence of Gold Nanoparticles
Natalia L. Pacioni, Maria Gonzalez-Bejar, Emilio Alarcon, Katherine L. McGilvray, and J.C. Scaiano
Journal of American Chemical Society 132 (18), 6298-6299 (2010)
(Article)


November 17, 2010.
Heather Vanselous led discussion on the following paper:
Real-Time Investigations of Pt(111) Surface Transformations in Sulfuric Acid Solutions
Bjorn Braunschweig, Prabuddha Mukherjee, Dana D. Dlott, and Andrzej
Wieckowski
Journal of American Chemical Society 132, 14036-14038 (2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information)


November 2, 2010.
Dr. Zhihai Li led discussion on the following paper:
Imaging Local Electrochemical Current Via Surface Plasmon Resonance
X. Shan, U. Patel, S. Wang, R. Iglesias, N. J. Tao
Science 327, 1363-1366 (2010)
(Article)


October 26, 2010.
Jennifer Clift led discussion on the following paper:
Single-Molecule Imaging of Platinum Ligand Exchange Reaction Reveals Reactivity Distribution
N.M. Esfandiari, Y. Wang, J.Y. Bass, T.P. Cornell, D.A.L. Otte, M.H. Cheng, J.C. Hemminger, T.M. McIntire, V.A. Mandelshtam, and S.A. Blum
Journal of American Chemical Society (ASAP, 2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information, PDF)

October 22, 2010. Lan Nguyen led discussion on the following paper:
Addressable Terminally Linked DNA-CNT Nanowires
Yossi Weizmann, David M. Chenoweth, and Timothy M. Swager
Journal of American Chemical Society 132 (40), 14009-14011 (2010)
(Article)


August 27, 2010.
Shalaka Dewan led discussion on the following paper:
Sulfate Ion Patterns Water at Long Distance
Jeremy T. O'Brien, James S. Prell, Matthew F. Bush, and Evan R. Williams
Journal of American Chemical Society 132, 8248–8249 (2010)
(Article)


August 13, 2010.
Devika Sil led discussion on the folling paper:
Electrochemical Stability of Elemental Metal Nanoparticles
Lei Tang, Xiaoqian Li, Robert C. Cammarata, Cody Friesen, and Karl Sieradzki
Journal of American Chemical Society (ASAP, 2010)
(Article)


July 29, 2010.
Sepideh Afsari led discussion on the following paper:
Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Redox-Active Molecules Bound by Au-C Bonds
A.M. Ricci, E.J. Calvo, S. Martin, and R.J. Nichols
Journal of American Chemical Society 132, 2494-2495 (2010)
(Article)


July 23, 2010.
Aziz Boulesbaa led discussion on the following paper:
Hydrated Electrons at the Water/Air Interface
D.M. Sagar, Colin D. Bain, and Jan R.R. Verlet
Journal of American Chemical Society 132, 6917-6919 (2010)
(Article)


July 9, 2010. Shanshan Wu led discussion on the following paper:
Nanoscale Tunable Reduction of Graphene Oxide for Graphene Electronics
Zhongqing Wei, et al.
Science 328, 1373-1376 (2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information, PDF)


June 18, 2010.
Oleksandr Isaeinko led discussion of the following paper:
Water Hydrogen Bond Structure near Highly Charged Interfaces Is Not Like Ice.
Satoshi Nihonyanagi, Shoichi Yamaguchi, and Tahei Tahara
Journal of American Chemical Society 132, 6867-6869 (2010)
(Article) (Supporting Information, PDF)


LfL 2009

June 26, 2009. Yangjun Xing led discussion of the following paper:
Imaging Surface Charges of Individual Biomolecules
Carl Leung, Helen Kinns, Bart W. Hoogenboom, Stefan Howorka and Patrick Mesquida
Nano Letters
(ASAP, 2009)

April 17, 2009. Oleksandr Isaeinko led discussion of the following paper:
Hydrogen bonding strength of interfacial water determined with surface sum-frequency generation
Maria Sovago, R. Kramer Campen, Huib J. Bakker, Mischa Bonn
Chemical Physics Letters 470 (2009) 7-12


February 20, 2009. Nikolay Dementev led discussion of the following papers:
Metal-Catalyst-Free Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Bilu Liu, Wencai Ren*, Libo Gao, Shisheng Li, Songfeng Pei, Chang Liu, Chuanbin Jiang and Hui-Ming Cheng
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
, 2009, 131 (6), pp 2082-2083
 
Metal-Catalyst-Free Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Substrates
Shaoming Huang, Qiran Cai, Jiangying Chen, Yong Qian and Lijie Zhang
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131 (6), pp 2094-2095

February 13, 2009. Ali Eftekhari  led discussion of the following paper:
Isotopic Dilution Study of the Water/Vapor Interface by Phase-Sensitive Sum-Frequency Vibrational Spectroscopy
Chuan-Shan Tian and Y. Ron Shen
J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (ASAP Article); February 2009.


LfL 2008

October 10, 2008. Gordon Chiu  led discussion of the following paper:
Stable Luminescence from Individual Carbon nanotubes in Acidic Basic and Biological Environments
Duque, J. G.; Cognet, L.; Parra-Vasquez, A. N. G.; Nicholas, N.; Schmidt, H. K.;
Pasquali, M.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Article); 2008; 130(8); 2626-2633.

September 19, 2008. Dmitry Kazachkin  led discussion of the following paper:
Influence of Nanotube Length on the Optical and Conductivity Properties of Thin Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Networks
Daneesh Simien, Jeffrey A. Fagan, Wei Luo, Jack F. Douglas, Kalman Migler, and Jan Obrzut
ACS Nano; September 2008

September 12, 2008. Guoxiu Wei led discussion of the following paper:
Electron Transport by Molecular Motion of redox-DNA Strands: Unexpectedly Slow Rotational Dynamics of 20-mer ds-DNA Chains End-Grafted onto Surfaces via C6 Linkers
Anne, A.; Demaille, C.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008; 130(30); 9812-9823.

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August 29, 2008. Oleksandr Isaienko led discussion of the following paper:
Metal Cation-Induced Deformation of DNA Self-Assembled Monolayers on Silicon: Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy
Hidehiko Asanuma, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, and Hua-Zhong Yu
J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2008, 130, 8016-8022

July 10, 2008. Richard Ronca led discussion of the following paper:Self-Sorted, Aligned Nanotube Networks for Thin-Film Transistors 
Melburne C. LeMieux,  Mark Roberts,  Soumendra Barman, Yong Wan Jin,  Jong Min Kim, Zhenan Bao
Science 321, 101 (2008)

May 30, 2008. Dmitry Kazachkin  led discussion of the following paper:
Carbon nanotube surface attenuated infrared absorption
Kristina Setyowati, Ming Jun Piao, Jian Chen, and Haiying Liu
Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 043105 (2008)

May 23, 2008. Oleksandr Isaienko  led discussion of the following paper:
Attosecond spectroscopy in condensed matter
A. L. Cavalieri, N. Müller, Th. Uphues, V. S. Yakovlev, A. Baltuska, B. Horvath, B. Schmidt, L. Blümel, R. Holzwarth, S. Hendel, M. Drescher, U. Kleineberg, P. M. Echenique, R. Kienberger, F. Krausz & U. Heinzmann
Nature 449, 1029-1032 (25 October 2007)


April 4, 2008. Allison Pymer  led discussion of the following paper:
Making "Sense" of DNA
Grace Y. Stokes, Julianne M. Gibbs-Davis, Faith C. Boman, Brian R. Stepp, Allison G. Condie, SonBinh T. Nguyen, and Franz M. Geiger
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (24), 7492 -7493, 2007

March 28, 2008. Nikolay Dementev  led discussion of the following paper:
Classification and control of the origin of photoluminescence from Si nanocrystals
S. Godefroo, M. Hayne, M. Jivanescu, A. Stesmans, M. Zacharias, O. I. Lebedev, G. Van Tendeloo & V. V. Moshchalkov
Nature Nanotechnology 3, 174 - 178 (2008)

March 21, 2008. Guoxiu Wei  led discussion of the following paper:
Mechanical and Charge Transport Properties of Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers on a Au(111) Surface: The Role of Molecular Tilt
Yabing Qi, Imma Ratera, Jeong Y. Park,Paul D. Ashby, Su Ying Quek, J. B. Neaton, and Miquel Salmeron
Langmuir (2008), v. 24 (5), 2219 -2223

March 7, 2008. Ali Eftekhari  led discussion of the following paper:
Why Are Water-Hydrophobic Interfaces Charged?
Konstantin N. Kudin and Roberto Car
JACS, 2008, ASAP Article

February 22, 2008. Taro Uematsu  led discussion of the following paper:
Size-Dependent Electron Injection from Excited CdSe Quantum Dots into TiO2 Nanoparticles
Istvan Robel, Masaru Kuno and Prashant V. Kamat
JACS, 2007, 129, 4136

February 15, 2008. Sean Keuleyan  led a discussion of the paper:
Mechanochemistry: targeted delivery of single molecules
Anne-Sophie Duwez, Stéphane Cuenot, Christine Jerome, Sabine Gabriel,
Robert Jerome, Stefania Rapino a Francesco Zerbetto
Nature Nanotechnology 1, 122 - 125 (2006)