Current & Highlighted Publications

Current & Highlighted Publications

Kristoffersen, H. H.;  Neilson, H. L.; Buratto, S. K.; Metiu, H. Stability of V2O5 Supported on Titania in the Presence of Water, Bulk Oxygen Vacancies, and Adsorbed Oxygen Atoms. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121 (15), 8444-8451. 

Cooper, C. D.; Burk, J. J.; Taylor, C. P.; Buratto, S. K. Ultra-low Pt loading catalyst layers prepared by pulse electrochemical deposition for PEM fuel cells. J Appl Electrochem201747, 699-709.

Economou, N. J.; Giammona, M. J.; Do, T. D.; Zheng, X.; Teplow, D. B.; Buratto, S. K.; Bowers, M. T. Amyloid β-Protein Assembly and Alzheimer’s Disease: Dodecamers of Aβ42, but Not of Aβ40, Seed Fibril Formation. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138 (6), 1772-1775.

Economou, N. J.; Barnes, A. M.;  Wheat, A. J.;  Schaberg, M. S.;  Hamrock, S. J.; Buratto, S. K. Investigation of Humidity Dependent Surface Morphology and Proton Conduction in Multi-Acid Side Chain Membranes by Conductive Probe Atomic Force Microscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2015, 119 (44), 14280-14287.

Rich, S. S.; Burk, J. J.; Kong, C. S.; Cooper, C. D.; Morse, D. E.; Buratto, S. K. Nitrogen functionalized carbon black: A support for Pt nanoparticle catalysts with narrow size dispersion and high surface area. Carbon, 2015, 81, 115-123.

Price, S. P.; Tong, X.; Ridge, C.; Neilson, H. L.;  Buffon, J. W.; Robins, J.;  Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.;  Buratto, S. K. Catalytic Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde by Mass-Selected Vanadium Oxide Clusters Supported on a TiO2(110) Surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2014, 118, (37),  8309–8313.

Economou, N. J.; Mubeen, S.; Buratto, S. K.; McFarland, E. W. Investigation of Arrays of Photosynthetically Active Heterostructures Using Conductive Probe Atomic Force Microscopy. Nano Letters, 2014, 14 (6), 3328-3334.

Previous Publications

Economou, N. J.; O'Dea, J. R.; McConnaughy, T. B.; Buratto, S. K. Morphological differences in short side chain and long side chain perfluorosulfonic acid proton exchange membranes at low and high water contents. RSC Advances2013, 3, (42), 19525-19532.

Burk, J. J. & Buratto, S. K. Electrodeposition of Pt nanoparticle catalysts from H2Pt (OH) 6 and their application in PEM fuel cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry C2013, 117(37), 18957-18966.

O’Dea, J. R.; Economou, N. J.; Buratto, S. K. Surface Morphology of Nafion at Hydrated and Dehydrated Conditions. Macromolecules,  2013, 46, (6), 2267 - 2274.

Price, S. P.; Tong, X.; Ridge, C.; Shapovalov, V.; Hu, Z.; Kemper, P.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K. STM characterization of size-selected V-1, V-2, VO and VO2 clusters on a   TiO2 (110)-(1 x 1) surface at room temperature. Surf. Sci. 2011605, 972–976.

 O’Dea, J. R.; Buratto, S. K. Phase Imaging of Proton Exchange Membranes under Attractive and Repulsive Tip−Sample Interaction Forces. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011115, 1014–1020. [PDF]

Tong, X.; Benz, L.; Chretien, S.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M.T.; Buratto, S. K., Direct Visualization of Water-Induced Relocation of Au Atoms from Oxygen Vacancies on a TiO2 (110) Surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010, 114, (9), 3987-3990. [Link]

Buratto, S. K., Fuel cells: Engineering the next generation. News and Views. Nat. Nano. 2010, 5, (3), 176. [PDF]

O’Neill, P.R.; Velazquez, L.R.; Dunn, D.G.; Gwinn, E.G.; Fygenson, D., Hairpins with Poly-C Loops Stabilize Four Types of Fluorescent Ag:DNA. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113, (11), 4229-4233. [PDF]

Sirbuly, D.J.; Gargas, D.J; Mason, M.D.; Carson, P.J.; Buratto, S. K., Optical Anisotropy in Individual Porous Silicon Nanoparticles Containing Multiple Chromophores. ACS Nano 2008, 2, (6), 1131-1136. [PDF]

Swensen, J. S.; Yuen, J.; Gargas, D.J.; Buratto, S. K.; Heeger, A. J., Light emission from an ambipolar semiconducting polymer field effect transistor: Analysis of the device physics. Journal of Applied Physics 2007, 102, (1). [PDF]

Summers, M. A.; Buratto, S. K.; Edman, L., Morphology and environment-dependent fluorescence in blends containing a phenylenevinylene-conjugated polymer. Thin Solid Films 2007, 515, (23), 8412-8418. [PDF]

Bussian, D. A.; O'Dea, J. R.; Metiu, H.; Buratto, S. K., Nanoscale current imaging of the conducting channels in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Nano Letters 2007, 7, (2), 227-232. [PDF]

Ostrowski, J. C.; Mikhailovsky, A.; Bussian, D. A.; Summers, M. A.; Buratto, S. K.; Bazan, G. C., Enhancement of phosphorescence by surface-plasmon resonances in colloidal metal nanoparticles: The role of aggregates. Advanced Functional Materials 2006, 16, (9), 1221-1227. [PDF]

Kemper, P.; Kolmakov, A.; Tong, X.; Lilach, Y.; Benz, L.; Manard, M.; Metiu, H.; Buratto, S. K.; Bowers, M. T., Formation, deposition and examination of size selected metal clusters on semiconductor surfaces: An experimental setup. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2006, 254, (3), 202-209. [PDF]

Gargas, D. J.; Muresan, O.; Sirbuly, D. J.; Buratto, S. K., Micropatterned porous-silicon Bragg mirrors by dry-removal soft lithography. Advanced Materials 2006, 18, (23), 3164. [PDF]

Benz, L.; Tong, X.; Kemper, P.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K., Pinning mononuclear Au on the surface of titania. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110, (2), 663-666. [PDF]

Chou, J.; Jayaraman, S.; Ranasinghe, A. D.; McFarland, E. W.; Buratto, S. K.; Metiu, H., Efficient electrocatalyst utilization: Electrochemical deposition of Pt nanoparticles using nafion membrane as a template. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110, (14), 7119-7121. [PDF]

Summers, M. A.; Bazan, G. C.; Buratto, S. K., Matrix-induced intensity fluctuations in the fluorescence from single oligo(phenylenevinylene) molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, (46), 16202-16206. [PDF]

Gargas, D. J.; Bussian, D. A.; Buratto, S. K., Investigation of the connectivity of hydrophilic domains in nafion using electrochemical pore-directed nanolithography. Nano Letters 2005, 5, (11), 2184-2187. [PDF]

Tong, X.; Benz, L.; Kolmakov, A.; Chretien, S.; Metiu, H.; Buratto, S. K., The nucleation sites of Ag clusters grown by vapor deposition on a TiO2(110)-1 x 1 surface. Surface Science 2005, 575, (1-2), 60-68. [PDF]

Tong, X.; Benz, L.; Kemper, P.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K., Intact size-selected Au-n clusters on a TiO2(110)-(1 x 1) surface at room temperature. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, (39), 13516-13518. [PDF]

Tong, X.; Benz, L.; Chretien, S.; Kemper, P.; Kolmakov, A.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K., Pinning mass-selected Ag-n clusters on the TiO2(110)-1X1 surface via deposition at high kinetic energy. Journal of Chemical Physics 2005, 123, (20). [PDF]

Benz, L.; Tong, X.; Kemper, P.; Lilach, Y.; Kolmakov, A.; Metiu, H.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K., Landing of size-selected Ag-n(+) clusters on single crystal TiO2 (110)-(1x1) surfaces at room temperature. Journal of Chemical Physics 2005, 122, (8). [PDF]

Schmidt, J. P.; Cross, S. E.; Buratto, S. K., Surface-enhanced Raman scattering from ordered Ag nanocluster arrays. Journal of Chemical Physics 2004, 121, (21), 10657-10659. [PDF]

Lowman, G. M.; Nelson, S. L.; Graves, S. A.; Strouse, G. F.; Buratto, S. K., Polyelectrolyte-quantum dot multilayer films fabricated by combined layer-by-layer assembly and Langmuir-Schaefer deposition. Langmuir 2004, 20, (6), 2057-2059. [PDF]

Edman, L.; Summers, M. A.; Buratto, S. K.; Heeger, A. J., Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells: Doping, luminescence, and mobility. Physical Review B 2004, 70, (11). [PDF]

Bussian, D. A.; Summers, M. A.; Liu, B.; Bazan, G. C.; Buratto, S. K., Photon pair correlation spectroscopy of single tetrahedraloligophenylenevinylene molecules at room temperature. Chemical Physics Letters 2004, 388, (1-3), 181-185. [PDF]

Summers, M. A.; Robinson, M. R.; Bazan, G. C.; Buratto, S. K., Optical microscopy of polycrystalline oligo(phenylenevinylene) films. Synthetic Metals 2003, 137, (1-3), 957-958. [ PDF]

Summers, M. A.; Kemper, P. R.; Bushnell, J. E.; Robinson, M. R.; Bazan, G. C.; Bowers, M. T.; Buratto, S. K., Conformation and luminescence of isolated molecular semiconductor molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125, (17), 5199-5203. [PDF]

Sirbuly, D. J.; Schmidt, J. P.; Mason, M. D.; Summers, M. A.; Buratto, S. K., Variable-ambient scanning stage for a laser scanning confocal microscope. Review of Scientific Instruments 2003, 74, (10), 4366-4368. [PDF]

Sirbuly, D. J.; Lowman, G. M.; Scott, B.; Stucky, G. D.; Buratto, S. K., Patterned microstructures of porous silicon by dry-removal soft lithography. Advanced Materials 2003, 15, (2), 149. [PDF]

Summers, M. A.; Robinson, M. R.; Bazan, G. C.; Buratto, S. K., Single molecule spectroscopy of tetrahedral oligophenylenevinylene molecules. Chemical Physics Letters 2002, 364, (5-6), 542-549. [PDF]

Michler, P.; Imamoglu, A.; Kiraz, A.; Becher, C.; Mason, M. D.; Carson, P. J.; Strouse, G. F.; Buratto, S. K.; Schoenfeld, W. V.; Petroff, P. M., Nonclassical radiation from a single quantum dot. Physica Status Solidi B-Basic Research 2002, 229, (1), 399-405. [PDF]

Mason, M. D.; Sirbuly, D. J.; Buratto, S. K., Correlation between bulk morphology and luminescence in porous silicon investigated by pore collapse resulting from drying. Thin Solid Films 2002, 406, (1-2), 151-158. [PDF]

Lowman, G. M.; Buratto, S. K., Nanoscale morphology of polyelectrolyte self-assembled films probed by scanning force and near-field scanning optical microscopy. Thin Solid Films 2002, 405, (1-2), 135-140. [PDF]

Mason, M. D.; Sirbuly, D. J.; Carson, P. J.; Buratto, S. K., Investigating individual chromopores within single porous silicon nanoparticles. Journal of Chemical Physics 2001, 114, (18), 8119-8123. [PDF]

Lowman, G. M.; Daoud, N.; Case, R. M.; Carson, P. J.; Buratto, S. K., Local energy transfer in self-assembled polyelectrolyte thin films probed by near-field optics. Nano Letters 2001, 1, (12), 677-682. [PDF]

Credo, G. M.; Winn, D. L.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field scanning optical microscopy of temperature- and thickness-dependent morphology and fluorescence in Alq(3) films. Chemistry of Materials 2001, 13, (4), 1258-1265. [PDF]

Credo, G. M.; Carson, P. J.; Winn, D. L.; Buratto, S. K., Nanoscale photophysics of Alq(3) films. Synthetic Metals 2001, 121, (1-3), 1393-1394. [PDF]

Yang, P. D.; Wirnsberger, G.; Huang, H. C.; Cordero, S. R.; McGehee, M. D.; Scott, B.; Deng, T.; Whitesides, G. M.; Chmelka, B. F.; Buratto, S. K.; Stucky, G. D., Mirrorless lasing from mesostructured waveguides patterned by soft lithography. Science 2000, 287, (5452), 465-467. [PDF]

Michler, P.; Imamoglu, A.; Mason, M. D.; Carson, P. J.; Strouse, G. F.; Buratto, S. K., Quantum correlation among photons from a single quantum dot at room temperature. Nature 2000, 406, (6799), 968-970. [PDF]

Credo, G. M.; Lowman, G. M.; DeAro, J. A.; Carson, P. J.; Winn, D. L.; Buratto, S. K., Probing nanoscale photo-oxidation in organic films using spatial hole burning near-field scanning optical microscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics 2000, 112, (18), 7864-7872. [PDF]

Credo, G. M.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field fluorescence microscopy of tris-8-hydroxyquinoline aluminum films. Advanced Materials 2000, 12, (3), 183. [PDF]

Cordero, S. R.; Weston, K. D.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field microscopy of collapsed Langmuir-Blodgett films. Thin Solid Films 2000, 360, (1-2), 139-144. [PDF]

Cordero, S. R.; Carson, P. J.; Estabrook, R. A.; Strouse, G. F.; Buratto, S. K., Photo-activated luminescence of CdSe quantum dot monolayers. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2000, 104, (51), 12137-12142. [PDF]

Weston, K. D.; Carson, P. J.; DeAro, J. A.; Buratto, S. K., Single-molecule detection fluorescence of surface-bound species in vacuum. Chemical Physics Letters 1999, 308, (1-2), 58-64. [PDF]

DeAro, J. A.; Weston, K. D.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field scanning optical microscopy of nanostructures. Phase Transitions 1999, 68, (1), 27-57. [PDF]

DeAro, J. A.; Moses, D.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field photoconductivity of stretch-oriented poly(para-phenylene vinylene). Applied Physics Letters 1999, 75, (24), 3814-3816. [PDF]

DeAro, J. A.; Lemmer, U.; Moses, D.; Buratto, S. K., Nanoscale optical microscopy of conjugated polymer films. Synthetic Metals 1999, 101, (1-3), 300-301. [PDF]

DeAro, J. A.; Gupta, R.; Heeger, A. J.; Buratto, S. K., Nanoscale oxidative patterning and manipulation of conjugated polymer thin films. Synthetic Metals 1999, 102, (1-3), 865-868. [PDF]

Credo, G. M.; Mason, M. D.; Buratto, S. K., External quantum efficiency of single porous silicon nanoparticles. Applied Physics Letters 1999, 74, (14), 1978-1980. [PDF]

Weston, K. D.; Carson, P. J.; Metiu, H.; Buratto, S. K., Room-temperature fluorescence characteristics of single dye molecules adsorbed on a glass surface. Journal of Chemical Physics 1998, 109, (17), 7474-7485. [PDF]

Mason, M. D.; Credo, G. M.; Weston, K. D.; Buratto, S. K., Luminescence of individual porous Si chromophores. Physical Review Letters 1998, 80, (24), 5405-5408. [PDF]

DeAro, J. A.; Weston, K. D.; Herrick, R. W.; Petroff, P. M.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field scanning optical microscopy of cleaved vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Semiconductor Science and Technology 1998, 13, (12), 1364-1367. [PDF]

Weston, K. D.; Buratto, S. K., A reflection near-field scanning optical microscope technique for subwavelength resolution imaging of thin organic films. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 1997, 101, (29), 5684-5691. [PDF]

Huo, Q. S.; Zhao, D. Y.; Feng, J. L.; Weston, K.; Buratto, S. K.; Stucky, G. D.; Schacht, S.; Schuth, F., Room temperature growth of mesoporous silica fibers: A new high-surface-area optical waveguide. Advanced Materials 1997, 9, (12), 974. [PDF] (Issue cover by Kenneth Weston)

DeAro, J. A.; Weston, K. D.; Buratto, S. K.; Lemmer, U., Mesoscale optical properties of conjugated polymers probed by near-field scanning optical microscopy. Chemical Physics Letters 1997, 277, (5-6), 532-538. [PDF]

Weston, K. D.; DeAro, J. A.; Buratto, S. K., Near-field scanning optical microscopy in reflection: A study of far-field collection geometry effects. Review of Scientific Instruments 1996, 67, (8), 2924-2929. [PDF]