The Scherer Group
The University of Chicago
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Patents


2014

 160. The First Events in Photosynthesis: Coherent Exciton Dynamics and Correlated Inhomogeneous Broadening in Light Harvesting Antenna Subunits David C. Arnett, Andrew Moran, R. Kumble, R. W. Visschers, P. L. Dutton, R. M. Hochstrasser, and Norbert F. Scherer, submitted, (2014).

 159. Quantitative Laws Governing Growth and Division of Single Bacterial Cells Srividya Iyer-Biswas, Charles S. Wright, Jon T. Henry, Klevin Lo, Stanislav Burov, Yihan Lin, Gavin E. Crooks, Sean Crosson, Aaron R. Dinner, and Norbert F. Scherer, submitted, (2014).

 158. Universality in Stochastic Exponential Growth Srividya Iyer-Biswas, Gavin E. Crooks, Norbert F. Scherer, and Aaron R. Dinner, Phys. Rev. Lett., 113(2), 028101 (2014). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.028101

 157. Enhancing Nanoparticle Electrodynamics with Gold Nanoplate Mirrors Zijie Yan, Ying Bao, Uttam Manna, Raman A. Shah, and Norber F. Scherer, Nano Lett., (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nl500107w

 156. Potential Energy Surfaces and Reaction Pathways for Light-Mediated Self-Organization of Metal Nanoparticle Clusters Zijie Yan, Stephen K. Gray, and Norber F. Scherer, Nat. Comms., (2014). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4751

2013

 155. Distribution of Directional Change as a Signature of Complex Dynamics Stanislav Burov, S. M. Ali Tabei, Toan Huynh, Michael P. Murrell, Louis H. Philipson, Stuart A. Rice, Margaret L. Gardel, Norbert F. Scherer, and Aaron R. Dinner, PNAS, 110(49), 19689-19694 (2013). DOI:10.1073/pnas.1319473110

A new angle on complex dynamics Johanna L. Miller, Physics Today, 67(2), 17 (2014). DOI:10.1063/PT.3.2263

 154. Optical Vortex Induced Rotation of Silver Nanowires Zijie Yan and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4(17), 2937-2942 (2013). DOI:10.1021/jz401381e

 153. Why Single-Beam Optical Tweezers Trap Gold Nanowires in Three Dimensions Zijie Yan, Matthew Pelton, Leonid Vigderman, Eugene R. Zubarev, and Norbert F. Scherer, ACS Nano, 7(10) , 8794-8800 (2013). DOI:10.1021/nn403936z

 152. Ultrafast Reversal of a Fano Resonance in a Plasmon-Exciton System Raman A. Shah, Norbert F. Scherer, Matthew Pelton, and Stephen K. Gray, Phys. Rev. B, 88(7), 075411 (2013). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.075411

 151. Hierarchical Photonic Synthesis of Hybrid Nanoparticle Assemblies Zijie Yan, Uttam Manna, Wei Qin, Art Camire, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 4, 2630-2636 (2013). DOI:10.1021/jz401007t

 150. Guiding Spatial Arrangements of Ag Nanoparticles by Optical Binding Interactions in Shaped Light Fields Zijie Yan, Raman A. Shah, Garrett Chado, Stephen K. Gray, Matthew Pelton, and Norbert F. Scherer, ACS Nano, 7(2), 1790-1802 (2013). DOI:10.1021/nn3059407

 149. Intracellular transport of insulin granules is a subordinated random walk S. M. Ali Tabei, Stanislav Burov, Hee Y. Kim, Andrey Kuznetsov, Toan Huynh, Justin Jureller, Louis H. Philipson, Aaron R. Dinner, Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 110(13), 4911-4916 (2013). DOI:10.1073/pnas.1221962110

2012

 148. Controlling the Position and Orientation of Single Silver Nanowires on a Surface Using Structured Optical Fields Zijie Yan, Julian Sweet, Justin E. Jureller, Mason J. Guffey, Matthew Pelton, and Norbert F. Scherer, ACS Nano, 6(9), 8144-8155 (2012). DOI:10.1021/nn302795j

 147. Phase resetting reveals network dynamics underlying a bacterial cell cycle Yihan Lin, Ying Li, Sean Crosson, Aaron R. Dinner, and Norbert F. Scherer, PLoS Comput. Biol., 8 (11), (2012). DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002778

 146. Three-Dimensional Optical Trapping and Manipulation of Single Silver Nanowires Zijie Yan, Justin Jureller, Julian Sweet, Mason Guffey, Matthew Pelton, Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Letters, 12(10), 5155-5161 (2012). DOI:10.1021/nl302100n

 145. Vibronic effects in the spectroscopy and dynamics of C-phycocyanin Jordan M. Womick, Brantley A. West, Norbert F. Scherer, and Andrew M. Moran, J. Phys. B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 45(154016), (2012). DOI:10.1088/0953-4075/45/15/154016

 144. Two-dimensional measurements of the solvent structural relaxation dynamics in dipolar solvation Sungnam Park, Jeongho Kim and Norbert F. Scherer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 8116-8122 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/C2CP40519A

 143. Structural Responses of Quasi-2D Colloid Fluids to Excitations Elicited by Nonequilibrium Perturbations, Jelena Pesic, Xinliang Xu, Joseph Zsolt Terdik, Alejandro Lopez, Stuart A. Rice, Aaron R. Dinner, Norbert F. Scherer, Physical Review E, 86(031403), (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.031403

 142. Propagation Lengths and Group Velocities of Plasmons in Chemically Synthesized Gold and Silver Nanowires, Barbara Wild, Lina Cao, Yugang Sun, Bishnu P. Khanal, Eugene R. Zubarev, Stephen K. Gray, Norbert F. Scherer, Matthew Pelton, ACS Nano, 6(1), 472-482 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/nn203802e

2011

 141. Plasmon-Driven Selective Deposition of Au Bipyramidal Nanoparticles, Mason J. Guffey, Ryan L. Miller, Stephen K. Gray, and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Lett., 11, 4058-4066 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/nl201020g

 140. New insights into response functions of liquids by electric field-resolved polarization emission time measurements, Margaret A. Hershberger, Andrew M. Moran and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B, 115(18),5617-5624 (2011).DOI: 10.1021/jp111796d

 139. Solvent structural relaxation dynamics in dipolar solvation studied by resonant pump polarizability response spectroscopy, Sungnam Park, Jeongho Kim, Andrew M. Moran and Norbert F. Scherer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13,214-223 (2011).DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01252A

2010

 138. Single-gene tuning of Caulobacter cell cycle period and noise, swarming motility, and surface adhesion, Yihan Lin, Sean Crosson and Norbert F. Scherer, Molecular Systems Biology, 6,445 (2010).DOI:10.1038/msb.2010.95

 137. All-Optical Patterning of Au Nanoparticles on Surfaces Using Optical Traps, Mason J. Guffey and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Letters, 10(11),4302-4308 (2010).DOI: 10.1021/nl904167t

 136. All-optical positioning of single and multiple Au nanoparticles on surfaces using optical trapping, Mason J. Guffey and Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 7762,77623H (2010). doi:10.1117/12.871881

 135. Controlling Plasmonic Wave Packets in Silver Nanowires, Lina Cao, Rene Nome, Jason M. Montgomery, Stephen K. Gray, and Norbert F. Scherer , Nano Letters, 10(9), 3389-3394 (2010).DOI: 10.1021/nl101285t

 134. Spectral tuning in photoactive yellow protein by modulation of the shape of the excited state energy surface, Supporting Material Andrew F. Philip. Rene A. Nome, George A. Papadantonakis, Norbert F. Scherer, and Wouter D. Hoff, PNAS, 107(13),5821-5826 (2010).DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0903092107 Faculty of 1000 Biology


2009

 133. Models of single-molecule experiments with periodic perturbations reveal hidden dynamics in RNA folding Ying Li, Xiaohui Qu, Ao Ma, Glenna J. Smith, Norbert F. Scherer, and Aaron R. Dinner, J. Phys. Chem. B, 113(21),7579-7590 (2009).DOI: 10.1021/jp900225q

 132. Plasmonic Interactions and Optical Forces between Au Bipyramidal Nano-particle Dimers Rene A. Nome, Mason J. Guffey, Norbert F. Scherer, Stephen K. Gray , J. Phys. Chem., 113(16),4408-4415 (2009).DOI: 10.1021/jp811068j

 131. Using the bias from flow to elucidate single DNA repair protein sliding and interactions with DNA Supporting Material Yihan Lin, Tong Zhao, Xing Jian, Zishaan Farooqui, Xiaohui Qu, Chuan He, Aaron R. Dinner, and Norbert F. Scherer, Biophys. J., 96 1911-1917 (2009).DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2008.11.021


2008

 130. Assessing the dephasing dynamics of water from linear field-resolved pulse propagation experiments and simulations in highly absorbing solutions Julie A. Gruetzmacher, Rene A. Nome, Andrew M. Moran and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys., 129, 224502 (2008).DOI: 10.1063/1.2990654

 129. Ultrafast Dynamics of Polarons in Conductive Polyaniline: Comparison of Primary and Secondary Doped Forms Jeongho Kim, Sungnam Park and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem., B, 112, 15576-15587 (2008).

 128. A large collapse-state RNA can exhibit simple exponential single molecule dynamics Glenna J. Smith, Kang Taek Lee, Xiaohui Qu, Zheng Xie, Jelena Pesic, Tobin R. Sosnick, Tao Pan, and Norbert F. Scherer, JMB 378 941-951 (2008). DOI 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.01.078.

 127. Single-Molecule non-equilibrium periodic Mg2+-concentration jump experiments reveal details of the early folding pathways of a large RNA Supplementary Material Xiaohui Qu, Glenna J. Smith, Kang Taek Lee, Tobin R. Sosnick, Tao Pan and Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 105 6602-6607 (2008). DOI 10.1073/pnas.0801436105.


2007

 126. Axis-Dependent Anisotropy in Protein Unfolding from Integrated Nonequilibrium Single-Molecule Experiments, Analysis, and Simulation. Supplementary Material Rene A. Nome, Jason Ming Zhao, Wouter D. Hoff, and Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 104, 20799-20804 (2007).

 125. Thermally-Driven Nanoparticle Array Growth from Atomic Au Precursor Solutions. Shunji Egusa, Peter L. Redmond and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem., C, 111, 17993-17996 (2007).

 124. Field-Resolved Measurement of Reaction-Induced Spectral Densities by Polarizability Response Spectroscopy. Andrew M. Moran, Rene A. Nome, and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys., 127, 184505 (2007).

 123. Polarizability Response Spectroscopy: Formalism and Simulation of Ultrafast Dynamics in Solvation . Andrew M. Moran, Sungnam Park, and Norbert F. Scherer, Chemical Physics, 341, 344-356 (2007).

 122. Plasmon-enhanced Trapping of Individual Metal Nanorods Matthew Pelton, Mingzhao Liu, Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr., Hee Y. Kim, Glenna Smith, Jelena Pesic, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest and Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 6644, 66441C (2007).

 121. Plasmon resonance-based optical trapping of single and multiple Au nanoparticles. Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr., Mingzhao Liu, Matthew Pelton, Jelena Pesic, Mason J. Guffey, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, and Norbert F. Scherer, Optics Express, 15, 12017-12029 (2007).

 120. Evidence for a diffusion-controlled mechanism for fluorescence blinking of colloidal quantum dots. Matthew Pelton, Glenna Smith, Norbert F. Scherer, and Rudolph A. Marcus, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 104, 14249-14254 (2007).
This paper was highlighted in Nature Photonics

 119. Ultrafast Optical Nonlinearities of Metal Nanoparticles: Single Particle Measurements and Correlation to Structure. Norbert F. Scherer, Matthew Pelton, Rongchao Jin, Justin E. Jureller, Mingzhao Liu, Hee Y. Kim, Sungnam Park, and Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, Ultrafast Phenomena XV, 88, 639-641 (2007).

 118. Two-Color Electric Field Resolved Transient Grating Spectroscopy of an Oligophenylenevinylene Dimer. Andrew M. Moran, Jeremy B. Maddox, Janice W. Hong, Jeongho Kim, Rene A. Nome, Guillermo C. Bazan, Shaul Mukamel, Norbert F. Scherer, Ultrafast Phenomena XV, 88, 243-245 (2007).

 117. Ultrafast Resonant Dynamics of Surface Plasmons in Gold Nanorods. Sungnam Park, Matthew Pelton, Mingzhao Liu, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 116-123 (2007).


2006

 116. Pointillist microscopy. Norbert F. Scherer, Nature Nanotechnology, 1, 19 (2006).

 115. Multifocal stochastic scanning provides fast and artifact-free microscopy. Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim, and Norbert F. Scherer, Laser Focus World, October, 85-89 (2006).

 114. Optical trapping and alignment of single gold nanorods using plasmon resonances. (Conference Proceedings Paper) Matthew Pelton, Mingzhao Liu, Hee Y. Kim, Glenna Smith, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, and Norbert F. Scherer, SPIE 30 August, 6323, (2006).

 113. Optical nonlinearities of metal nanoparticles: Single-particle measurements and correlation to structure. (Conference Proceedings Paper) Norbert F. Scherer, Matthew Pelton, Rongchao Jin, Justin E. Jureller , Mingzhao Liu , Hee Y. Kim , Sungnam Park , Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, SPIE 14 September, 6323, (2006).

 112. Field-Resolved Coherent Raman Spectroscopy of High Frequency Vibrational Resonances. Andrew M. Moran, Rene A. Nome, Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. A Letters, 110, 10925-10928(2006).

 111. Coherent Electronic and Nuclear Dynamics for Charge Transfer in 1-Ethyl-4-(carbomethoxy)pyridinium Iodide. Andrew M. Moran, Sungnam Park, Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 19771-19783 (2006).

 110. Single-molecule mechanics of mussel adhesion. Haeshin Lee, Norbert F. Scherer, Phillip B. Messersmith, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 103, 12999-13003 (2006).
Press coverage: Nature, News and Views, ScienceNow Daily News, New Scientist, South Asia News, Physorg.com, Boston Globe

 109. Resolving the emission times of solute and solvent four-wave mixing signals by spectral interferometry. Andrew M. Moran, Rene A. Nome, Norbert F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys., 125, 031101 (2006).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science, August 2006

 108. Single-molecule detection of structural changes during Per-Arnt-Sim (PAS) domain activation. Supplementary Material Jason Ming Zhao, Haeshin Lee, Rene A. Nome, Sophia Majid, Norbert F. Scherer, Wouter D. Hoff, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103, 11561 (2006).

 107. Precise localization and correlation of single nanoparticle optical responses and morphology. Supplementary Material Rongchao Jin, Justin E. Jureller, Norbert F. Scherer, Applied Physics Letters, 88, 263111 (2006).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

 106. Optical trapping and alignment of single gold nanorods by using plasmon resonances. Matthew Pelton, Mingzhao Liu, Hee Y. Kim, Glenna Smith, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, Norbert F. Scherer, Optics Letters, 31, 2075 (2006). MRS news bulletin, August 2006
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, The Virtual Journal for Nanoscale Science & Technology

 105. Optical coherence and theoretical study of the excitation dynamics of a highly symmetric cyclophane-linked oligophenylenevinylene dimer. Andrew M. Moran, Jeremy B. Maddox, Janice W. Hong, Jeongho Kim, Rene A. Nome, Guillermo C. Bazan, Shaul Mukamel, Norbert F. Scherer, Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, 194904 (2006).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science

 104. Stochastic scanning multiphoton multifocal microscopy. Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim and Norbert F. Scherer Optics Express, 14, 8, 3406-3414 (2006).

 103. Ultrafast resonant optical scattering from single gold nanorods: Large nonlinearities and plasmon saturation. Matthew Pelton, Mingzhao Liu, Sungnam Park, Norbert F. Scherer, and Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, Physical Review B, 73,155419 (2006).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology The Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science


2005


 102. Generation of Optical Vector Beams using a Diffractive Optical Element Interferometer. K. C. Toussaint, Jr., S. Park, J. Jureller, and N. F. Scherer, Optics Lett., 30, 21, 2846-2848 (2005).

 101. Ultrafast Optical Nonlinearities of Plasmons in Single Gold Nanorods. M. Pelton, M. Liu, S. Park, N. F. Scherer, and P. Guyot-Sionnest, Proc. SPIE 5927, 191 (2005).

 100. Correlating Second Harmonic Optical Responses of Single Ag Nanoparticles with Morphology Supplementary Material Rongchao Jin, Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim, and Norbert F. Scherer, JACS 127, 12482-12483 (2005).

 99. Scattered Light Interference from a Single Metal Nanoparticle and Its Mirror Image Sang-Kee Eah, Heinrich M. Jaeger, Norbert F. Scherer, Gary P. Wiederrecht, Xiao-Min Lin, J. Phys. Chem B 109, 11858-11861 (2005).

 98. 2-Dimensional Measurement of the Solvent Intermolecular Response in Solvation Sungnam Park, Jeongho Kim, and Norbert F. Scherer, Ultrafast Phenomena XIV 79, 557-559 (2005).

 97. Plasmon Scattering from a Single Gold Nanoparticle Collected through an Optical Fiber. S.-K. Eah, H. M. Jaeger, N. F. Scherer, G. P. Wiederrecht, X.-M. Lin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 031902 (2005).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

 96. Efficient fluorescence labeling of a large RNA through oligonucleotide hybridization Glenna Smith, Tobin Sosnick, Norbert Scherer and Tao Pan, RNA 11, 234-239 (2005).


2004

 95. Thermally-Induced Formation of Atomic Au Clusters and Conversion into Nanocubes Rongchao Jin, Shunji Egusa, and Norbert F. Scherer, JACS, 126, 9900-9901 (2004).

 94. Nanometer-localized multiple single-molecule fluorescence microscopy Supplementary Material Xiaohui Qu, David Wu, Laurens Mets, and Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 101, No. 31, 11298-11303 (2004).
This paper was also selected for publication in an online journal: The Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

 93. Charge Transfer Across the Nanocrystalline-DNA Interface: Probing DNA Recognition Tijana Rajh, Zoran Saponjic, Jianqin Liu, Nada M. Dimitrijevic, Norbert F. Scherer, Manuel Vega-Arroyo, Peter Zapol, Larry A. Curtiss, and Marion C. Thurnauer, Nano Lett., 4, No. 6, 1017-1023 (2004).

 92. Femtosecond transient absorption dynamics of close-packed gold nanocrystal monolayer arrays. Sang-Kee Eah, Heinrich M. Jaeger, Norbert F. Scherer, Xiao-Min Lin, Gary P. Wiederrecht, Chem. Phys. Lett., 386, 390-395 (2004).

 91. Imaging Scanning Tunneling Microscope-induced Electroluminescence in Plasmonic Corrals. S. Egusa, Y.-H. Liau, and N. F. Scherer, App. Phys. Lett., 84, 1257-1259 (2004).

 90. Single Molecule Studies Highlight Conformational Heterogeneity in the Early Folding Steps of a Large Ribozyme. Z. Xie, N. Srividya, T. Sosnick, T. Pan, and N. F. Scherer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, 101, 534-539 (2004).


2003

 89. Gain-Switched All-Acousto-Optic Femtosecond Pulse Amplifier. J. A. Gruetzmacher, M. A. Horn, B. N. Flanders, X. Shang, and N. F. Scherer, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 74, 4961-4963 (2003).

 88. Solvent Intermolecular Polarizability Response in Solvation. S. Park, B. N. Flanders, X. Shang, R. A. Westervelt, J. Kim, and N. F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys. 118, 3917-3920 (2003).

 XX. Correlation function-based finite-difference time-domain method for simulating ultrashort pulse propagation. I. Formalism Julie A. Gruetzmacher, J. Chem. Phys. 119, 1590-1600 (2003).

 87. Finite-difference time-domain simulation of ultrashort pulse propagation incorporating quantum-mechanical response functions. Julie A. Gruetzmacher and Norbert F. Scherer, Opt. Lett. 28, 573-575 (2003).

 86. Science Education - Educating Future Scientists. N. S. Sung, J. I. Gordon, G. D. Rose, E. D. Getzoff, S. J. Kron, D. Mumford, J. N. Onuchic, N. F. Scherer, D.W. L. Sumners, N. J. Kopell, Science 301, 1485 (2003).

 85. Widely Tunable Femtosecond Pulses from a Tapered Fiber for Ultrafast Microscopy and Multiphoton Applications. J. E. Jureller, N. F. Scherer, T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell, in Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, R. J. D. Miller, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, A. M. Weiner, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 71, 684-686 (2003).

 84. Ultrafast Dephasing of Photoexcited Polarons in Primary Doped Polyaniline. J. Kim, A.-N. Unterreiner, S. Park, and N. F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, R. J. D. Miller, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, A. M. Weiner, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 71, 511-513 (2003).

 83. Directly Measuring the Coupling of Solvent Intermolecular Modes in Solvation. S. Park, J. Kim, and N. F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, R. J. D. Miller, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, A. M. Weiner, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 71, 415-417 (2003).

 82. Generation and Characterization of Few-cycle Mid-infrared Pulses from 2800 to 4600 nm. J. A. Gruetzmacher and N. F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, R. J. D. Miller, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, A. M. Weiner, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 71, 119-121 (2003).


2002

 81. Ultrafast Dephasing of Photoexcited Polarons in Primary Doped Polyaniline. J. Kim, A-N. Unterreiner, S. Rane, S. Park, J. Jureller, L. Book, Y-H. Liau and N. F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B 106, 12866-12873 (2002).

 80. Few-Cycle Mid-Infrared Pulse Generation, Characterization, and Coherent Propagation in Optically Dense Media. Julie A. Gruetzmacher and Norbert F. Scherer, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 73, 2227-2236, (2002).

 79. Ultrafast Interferometric Measurements of Plasmonic Transport in Photonic Crystals. Yish-Hann Liau, Shunji Egusa, and Norbert F. Scherer, Opt. Lett. 27, 857-859, (2002).

 78. The Vibrational Spectrum of the Hydrated Proton: Comparison of Experiment, Simulation, and Normal Mode Analysis. Jeongho Kim, Udo W. Schmitt, Julie A. Gruetzmacher, Gregory A. Voth and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys. 116, 737-746 (2002).


2001

 77. Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Amphiphilic Conjugated Diblock Co-oligomers. M-K. Ng, L. Wang, B. Lin, R. Hui, A. Gopal, K. Y. C. Lee, S. Rane, Y-H. Liau, N.F. Scherer, and L. Yu, Polymer Preprints 42, 540-541 (2001).

 76. Femtosecond Studies of the Initial Events in the Photocycle of Photoactive Yellow Protein (PYP). M. A. Horn, J. A. Gruetzmacher, J. Kim, S.-E. Choi, S. M. Anderson, K. Moffat, and N. F. Scherer, in Femtochemistry, August 2001 Edition, F. C. DeSchryver, S. De Feyter, G. Schweitzer (eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 381-390.

 75. Nanoscale Electrical Conductivity and Surface Spectroscopic Studies of Indium-Tin Oxide. Yish-Hann Liau, Kent Rhodes and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 3282-3288, (2001).

 74. Ultrafast Dephasing of Single Nanoparticles Studied by Two-Pulse Second-Order Interferometry. Y.-H. Liau, A. N. Unterreiner, Q. Chang and N. F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 2135-2142 (2001).


2000

 73. Time-Dependent Exciton Delocalization Size in the B850 Band of Purple Bacterial LH2. L. D. Book, A. E. Ostafin, N. Ponomarenko, J. R. Norris, S. Mukamel, and N. F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XII, T. Elsaesser, S. Mukamel, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 66, 659-661 (2000).

 72. Time and Frequency-Gated FID: a New Approach to Study the Vibrational Dephasing of Water. Julie A. Gruetzmacher and Norbert F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XII, T. Elsaesser, S. Mukamel, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 66, 530-532 (2000).

 71. Ultrafast Interferometric Studies of Multiple Scattering of Light in Photonic Structures. Yish-Hann Liau and Norbert F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XII, T. Elsaesser, S. Mukamel, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 66, 410-412, (2000).

 70. Exciton Delocalization and Initial Dephasing Dynamics of Purple Bacterial LH2. L. D. Book, A. E. Ostafin, N. Ponomarenko, J. R. Norris, Jr. and N. F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. B 104, 8295-8307 (2000).


1999

 69. Femtosecond-Pulse Cavity-Dumped Solid-State Oscillator Design and Application to Ultrafast Microscopy. Y.-H. Liau, A. N. Unterreiner, D. C. Arnett, and N. F. Scherer, Appl. Opt. 38, 7386-7392 (1999).

 68. The Pure Rotational Spectrum of Solvated HCl: Solute-Bath Interaction Strength and Dynamics. B. N. Flanders, X. Shang, D. Grischkowsky, and N. F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. A 103, 10054-10064 (1999).

 67. Molecular Vibronic Structures of HDITC in Solutions Studied by Femtosecond Wavelength-Resolved Pump-Probe Spectroscopy. T.-S. Yang, P. V\F6hringer, W. Dietz, N. F. Scherer, and S. H. Lin, J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 46, 409-416 (1999).

 66. Wavelength-Resolved Stimulated Photon Echoes: Direct Observation of Ultrafast Intramolecular Vibrational Contributions to Electronic Dephasing. L. D. Book and N. F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys. 111, 792-795 (1999).

 65. Mechanism for Photon Emission from Au Nano-Hemispheres induced by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. Y.-H. Liau and N. F. Scherer. Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 3966-3968 (1999).

 64. Femtosecond Pump-Probe Study of Molecular Vibronic Structures and Dynamics of a Cyanine Dye in Solution. T.-S. Yang, M.-S. Chang, R. Chang, M. Hayashi, S. H. Lin, P. V\F6hringer, W. Dietz and N. F. Scherer, J. Chem. Phys. 110, 12070-12081 (1999).

 63. The First Events in Photosynthesis: Electronic Coupling and Energy Transfer Dynamics in the Photosynthetic Reaction Center from Rhodobacter Sphaeroides. D. C. Arnett, C. Moser, P. L. Dutton and N. F. Scherer. J. Phys. Chem. B 103, 2014-2033 (1999).

 62. Electronic and Vibrational Coherence in Photosynthetic Cofactors: Comparison of Solutions and Proteins. D. C. Arnett, L. D. Book, C. Moser, P. L. Dutton and N. F. Scherer. Laser Chem. 19, 195-199 (1999).

 61. Pump-Probe Anisotropy Studies of the Photosynthetic Reaction Center. D. C. Arnett, C. C. Moser, P. L. Dutton and N. F. Scherer. Laser Chem. 19, 161-164 (1999).


1998

 60. Ultrafast STM-tip Localized Responses from Nanostructured Surfaces. Y.-H. Liau, M. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer, in Ultrafast Phenomena XI 63, 156-158 (1998).

 59. Novel Laser System for Ultrafast Spectroscopy.d: Matthew A. Horn, David C. Arnett and Norbert F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 276-284 (1998).

 58. Optical Coherence Spectroscopy in Solution: Determining the System-Bath Correlation Function. Lewis D. Book, David C. Arnett and Norbert F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 267-275 (1998).

 57. Optical Pump-Terahertz Probe Spectroscopy of Condensed Phase Reaction Dynamics. B. N. Flanders and N. F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 256-266 (1998).

 56. Ultrafast Studies of Exciton Dynamics in Light Harvesting Dimers. David C. Arnett, R. Kumble, R. W. Visschers, C. C. Moser, P. L. Dutton, R. M. Hochstrasser and N. F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 244-255 (1998).

 55. STM-electroluminescence Probes of Metallic and Polymeric Materials. Yish-Hann Liau and Norbert F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 203-213 (1998).

 54. Femtosecond Correlated Optical Reactivity and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Metal Surfaces. M. J. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3272, 58-65 (1998).

 53. Optical Pump-Terahertz Probe Spectroscopy Utilizing a Cavity-Dumped Oscillator-Driven Terahertz Spectrometer. Bret N. Flanders, David C. Arnett and Norbert F. Scherer. IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 4, 353-359 (1998).

 52. Ultrafast Pump-Probe Studies of Excited-State Charge-Transfer Dynamics in Blue Copper Proteins. Lewis D. Book, David C. Arnett, Hanbo Hu and Norbert F. Scherer. J. Phys. Chem. A 102, 4350-4359 (1998).


1997

 51. Time Resolved Carrier Dynamics near the Insulator-Metal Transition. M. J. Feldstein, C. D. Keating, W. Zheng, Y-H. Liau, A. G. MacDairmid, Michael J. Natan, and N. F. Scherer. In Nanostructured Materials: Clusters, Composites and Thin Films, M. Moskovits, V. Shalaev, eds., ACS Symp. Ser. 679, 1997, pp. 141-151.

 50. Correlated Femtosecond Optical Spectroscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopy. M. J. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest Series, Optical Society of America 12, 214-215 (1997).

 49. Experimental and Theoretical Study of Charge-Transfer Dynamics in Blue Copper Proteins. L. D. Book, L. W. Ungar, D. C. Arnett, H. Hu, G. A. Voth and N. F. Scherer. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest Series, Optical Society of America 12, 163 (1997).

 48. Ultrafast Probes of the First Events in Photosynthesis: Pump-Probe Anisotropy Studies of the Photosynthetic Reaction Center. D. C. Arnett, C. C. Moser, P. L. Dutton and N. F. Scherer. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest Series, Optical Society of America 12, 161 (1997).

 47. Pulsed Terahertz Study and Spectral Analysis of a Simple Solution: HCl in CCl4. B. N. Flanders, P. Moore, R. Cheville, M. Klein, D. Grischkowsky and N. F. Scherer. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest Series, Optical Society of America 12, 115-116 (1997).

 46. Time Resolved Carrier Dynamics Near the Insulator-Metal Transition. M. J. Feldstein, C. D. Keating, W. Zheng, Y. H. Liau, A. G. MacDairmid, M. J. Natan and N. F. Scherer. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest Series, Optical Society of America 12, 46-47 (1997).

 45. Electronic Relaxation Dynamics in Coupled Metal Nanoparticles. Mark J. Feldstein, Christine D. Keating, Yish-Hann Liau, Michael J. Natan and Norbert F. Scherer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 119, 6638-6647 (1997).

 44. Optical and Vibrational Coherence in Bacteriochlorophyll a. D. C. Arnett, T.-S. Yang and N. F. Scherer. Conference on Time Resolved and Vibrational Spectroscopy (TRVS) 7; Santa Fe, NM June 1995 Los Alamos Natl. Lab., LA (U.S.), pp. 131-135 (1997).

 43. Vibronic and Vibrational Coherence and Relaxation Dynamics of Molecules in Condensed Phases. M. Hayashi, T-S. Yang, A. Mebel, C. H. Chang, S. H. Lin, N. F. Scherer. Chem. Phys. 217, 259-273 (1997).

 42. Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Dynamics of Plastocyanin. Lowell W. Ungar, Norbert F. Scherer and Gregory A. Voth. Biophys. J. 72, 5-17 (1997).


1996

 41. Charge-Transfer Dynamics in Blue Copper Proteins: Experiments and Simulation. N. F. Scherer, L. D. Book, L. W. Ungar, D. C. Arnett, H. Hu and G. A. Voth. In Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. F. Barbara, J. G. Fujimoto, W. Knox, W. Zinth, eds., Springer Series in Chemical Physics, 62, 361-362 (1996).

 40. Optical Coherence and Anisotropy Studies of the First Events in Photosynthesis. D. C. Arnett, C. Moser, P. L. Dutton and N. F. Scherer. In Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. F. Barbara, J. G. Fujimoto, W. Knox, W. Zinth, eds., Springer Series in Chemical Physics, 62, 334-335 (1996).

 39. Femtosecond Optical Spectroscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopy. M. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer. In Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. F. Barbara, J. G. Fujimoto, W. Knox, W. Zinth, eds., Springer Series in Chemical Physics, 62, 139-140 (1996).

 38. Pulsed Terahertz Spectroscopy of Solutions: Experiment and Memory Function Analysis. B. Flanders, R. Cheville, D. Grischkowsky and N. F. Scherer. In Ultrafast Phenomena X, P. F. Barbara, J. G. Fujimoto, W. Knox, W. Zinth, eds., Springer Series in Chemical Physics, 62, 58-59 (1996).

 37. Optical and Vibrational Coherence Studies of Liquids and Proteins. D. C. Arnett, L. D. Book, L. W. Ungar, H. Hu, G. A. Voth and N. F. Scherer. In International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, XV, S. A. Asher, P. Stein, eds., Wiley (1996) p. 314-315.

 36. Observation of Coherent Multiple Scattering of Surface Plasmon Polaritons on Ag and Au Surfaces. Weining Wang, Mark J. Feldstein and Norbert F. Scherer. Chem. Phys. Lett. 262, 573-582 (1996).

 35. Pulsed Terahertz Transmission Spectroscopy of Liquid CHCl3, CCl4, and their Mixtures. B. N. Flanders, R. A. Cheville, D. Grischkowsky and N. F. Scherer. J. Phys. Chem. 100, 11824-11835 (1996).

 34. Bath Fluctuations from Optical Coherence: Liquids and Proteins. D. C. Arnett, T-S. Yang and N. F. Scherer. In Femtochemistry: The Lausanne Conference (September, 1995) M. Cherugi, ed., World Scientific Publishing (1996) p. 407-413.

 33. Femtosecond Optical Spectroscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopy. M. J. Feldstein, P. V\F6hringer, W. Wang and N. F. Scherer. J. Phys. Chem. 100, 4739-4748 (1996).


1995

 32. Excitation Dephasing, Product Formation, and Vibrational Coherence in an Intervalence Charge-Transfer Reaction. D. C Arnett, P. V\F6hringer and N. F. Scherer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 12262-12272 (1995).

 31. The Solvent Spectral Density and Vibrational Multimode Approach to Optical Dephasing: Two-pulse Photon Echo Response. T-S. Yang, P. V\F6hringer, D. C. Arnett and N. F. Scherer. J. Chem. Phys. 103, 8346-8358 (1995).

 30. Solvent and Frequency Dependence of Vibrational Dephasing on Femtosecond Time-Scales. P. V\F6hringer, R. A. Westervelt, T.-S. Yang, D. C Arnett, M. J. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer. J. Raman Spec. 26, 535-551 (1995).

 29. Rapid-Scan Pump-Probe Spectroscopy with High Time and Wave-Number Resolution: Optical-Kerr-Effect Measurements of Neat Liquids. M. J. Feldstein, P. V\F6hringer and N. F. Scherer. J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1500-1510 (1995).

 28. Time-Gated Photon Echo Spectroscopy in Liquids. P. V\F6hringer, D. C. Arnett, T.-S. Yang, N. F. Scherer. Chem. Phys. Lett. 237, 387-398 (1995).

 27. Transient Grating Optical Heterodyne Detected Impulsive Stimulated Raman Scattering in Simple Liquids. P. V\F6hringer and N. F. Scherer. J. Phys. Chem. 99, 2684-2695 (1995).

 26. Optical Dephasing on Femtosecond Timescales: Direct Measurement and Calculation from Solvent Spectral Densities. P. V\F6hringer, D. Arnett, R. Westervelt, M. Feldstein and N. F. Scherer. J. Chem. Phys. 102, 4027-4036 (1995).


1994

 25. Determination of 2-Pulse Photon Echoes from Solvent Spectral Densities. D. Arnett, P. V\F6hringer, R. Westervelt, M. Feldstein and N.F. Scherer. In Ultrafast Phenomena IX, P. F. Barbara, ed., Springer Series in Chemical Physics 60, 482- 483 (1994).

 24. Femtosecond Polarization Spectroscopy: A Density Matrix Description. L. D. Ziegler, R. Fan, A. E. Desrosiers and N. F. Scherer. J. Chem. Phys. 100, 1823-1839 (1994).


1992

 17. Photon echoes and related four-wave-mixing spectroscopies using phase-locked pulses. M. Cho, N. F. Scherer, G. R. Fleming, and S. Mukamel. J. Chem. Phys. 96, 5618-5629 (1992).

Patents

 1. Stochastic Scanning Apparatus Using Multiphoton Multifocal Source. Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim, and Norbert F. Scherer. Prov. Patent Number 60/818,195.

 2. Vector Beam Generator Using A Diffractive Optical Element Interferometer. Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr., Sungnam Park, Justin E. Jureller, and Norbert F. Scherer. Prov. Patent Number US 60/678,344.