Publications

Nonrecipricol Forces on Opticall Trapped Particles Yuval Yifat, Curtis W. Peterson, John Parker, Stuart A. Rice and Norbert F. Scherer, Optics & Photonics News, 35 (2019).

Nanoscale Resolution 3D Snapshot Particle Tracking by Multifocal Microscopy Xiaolei Wang, Hannah Yi, Itay Gdor, Mark Hereld and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Letters, 19 (10), 6781-6787 (2019). Supporting Information

Hierarchical assemble of plasmonic nanoparticle heterodimer arrarys with tunable sub-5 nanogaps Jiajing Li, Tian-Song Deng, Xiaoying Liu, James A. Dolan, Norbert F. Scherer, and Paul F. Nealy, Nano Letters, 19, 4314 (2019). Supporting information
Controlling the dynamics and optical binding of nanoparticle homo-dimers with transverse phase gradients Curtis W. Peterson, John Parker, Stuart Rice, and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Letters, 19 (2), 897 (2019).Supporting information
Holographic optical tweezer goniometer for Bragg coherent X-ray diffraction imaging Yuan Gao, Ross Harder, Stephen H. Southworth, Jeffrey R. Guest, Zijie Yan, Xiaojing Huang, Leonidas E. Ocola, Yuval Yifat, Nishant Sule, Phay J. Ho, Matthew Pelton, Norbert F. Scherer and Linda Young, Proc. Natl. Acad., 116 (10), 4018-4024 (2019). Supporting information
Dissipative self-assembly of anisotropic nanoparticle chains with coupled electrodynamic and electrostatic interactions Fan Nan, Fei Han, Norbert F. Scherer and Zijie Yan, Advanced Materials (2018). Supporting information
Dark plasmon modes in symmetric gold nanoparticle dimers illuminated by focused cylindrical vector beams Tiansong Deng, John Parker, Yuval Yifat, Nolan Shepherd and Norbert F. Scherer, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2018).
Particle tracking by repetitive phase-shift interferometric super resolution microscopy Itay Gdor, Xiaolei Wang, Matthew Daddysman, Yuval Yifat, Rosemarie Wilton, Mark Hereld, Marie-Francoise Noirot-Gros, Norbert F. Scherer, Opt. Lett. 43 (12), 2819 (2018).
Direct visualization of barrier crossing dynamics in a driven optical matter system Patrick Figliozzi, Curtis W. Peterson, Stuart A. Rice, and Norbert F. Scherer, ACS Nano (2018).
Snapshot microscopy of extended objects Xiang Huang, Alan Selewa, Xiaolei Wang, Matthew Daddysman, Itay Gdor, Rosemarie Wilton, Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, Oliver Cossairt, Nicola J. Ferrier, Mark Hereld, and Norbert F. Scherer, Submitted (01/2018). ArXiv .
Dynamics of optically directed assembly and disassembly of plasmonic nanoplatelet arrays Delphine Coursault, Nishant Sule, John Parker, Ying Bao, and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Lett. 18 (6), 3391 (2018). Supporting information
Reactive optical matter: light-induced motility in electrodynamically asymmetric nano-scale scatterers Yuval Yifat, Delphine Coursault, Curtis W. Peterson, John Parker, Ying Bao, Stephen K. Gray, Stuart A. Rice, Norbert F. Scherer, Light: Science and Applications, (2018).
Crossover from positive to negative optical torque in mesoscale optical matter Fei Han, John A. Parker, Patrick McCormack, Yuval Yifat, Stephen K. Gray, Norbert F. Scherer and Zijie Yan, Nature Communications 9, 4897(2018).
Design and simulation of a snapshot multi-focal interferometric microscope Kuan He, Xiang Huang, Xiaolei Wang, Seunghwan Yoo, Pablo Ruiz, Itay Gdor, Nicola J. Ferrier, Norbert F. Scherer, Mark Hereld, Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, and Oliver Cossairt, Optics Express, 26(21), 27381-27402 (2018).
Bayesian approach for automatic joint parameter estimation in 3D image reconstruction from multi-focus microscope Seunghwan Yoo, Pablo Ruiz, Xiang Huang, Kuan He, Mark Hereld, Alan Selewa, Matthew Daddysman, Norbert Scherer, Oliver Cossairt, and Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP; peer reviewed publication), 3583-3587 (2018).
Optical magnetism in core-satellite nanostructures excited by vector beams John Parker, Stephen Gray, and Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 10500, (2018).
Particle tracking and extended object imaging by interferometric super resolution microscopy Itay Gdor, Seunghwan Yoo, Xiaolei Wang, Matthew Daddysman, Rosemarie Wilton, Nicola Ferrier, Mark Hereld, Oliver (Ollie) Cossairt, Aggelos Katsaggelos, Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 10499, (2018).
Snapshot 3D tracking of insulin granules in live cells Xiaolei Wang, Xiang Huang, Itay Gdor, Matthew Daddysman, Hannah Yi, Alan Selewa, Theresa Haunold, Mark Hereld and Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 10499, (2018).
Identifying and correcting pixel locking errors with the SPIFF algorithm Yuval Yifat, Nishant Sule, Norbert F. Scherer, Proc. SPIE, 10500, (2018).
ArXiv pshot microscopy of extended objects Xiang Huang, Alan Selewa, Xiaolei Wang, Matthew Daddysman, Itay Gdor, Rosemarie Wilton, Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, Oliver Cossairt, Nicola J. Ferrier, Mark Hereld, and Norbert F. Scherer, Submitted (01/2018). ArXiv.
Analysis and Correction of Errors in Nanoscale Particle Tracking using Single-Pixel Interior Filling Function (SPIFF) Algorithm Yual Yifat, Nishant Sule, Yihan Lin, Norbert F. Scherer, Scientific Reports 7, 16553 (2017). Supporting information
Selective Induction of Optical Magnetism Uttam Manna, Jung-hoon Lee, Tian-Song Deng, John Parker, Nolan Shepherd, Yossi Weizmann, Norbert F. Scherer,  Nano Lett. (2017). Supporting information
Rotation and Negative Torque in Electrodynamically Bound Nanoparticle Dimer Nishant Sule, Yuval Yifat, Norbert F. Scherer, Nano Lett. (2017). Supporting information
Correlative Imaging Across Microscopy Platforms Using the Fast and Accurate Relocation of Microscopic Experimental Regions (FARMER) Method Toan Huynh, Matthew K. Daddysman, Ying Bao, Alan Selewa, Andrey Kuznetsov, Louis H. Philipson, and Norbert F. Scherer, Review of Scientific Instruments 88, 053702 (2017).; doi: 10.1063/1.4982818.
Biphasic Growth Dynamics During Control Cell Division in Caulobacter Crescentus Shiladitya Banerjee, Klevin Lo Matthew Daddysman, Alan Selewa, Thomas Kuntz, Aaron R. Dinner, Norbert F. Scherer. Biphasic growth dynamics control cell division in Caulobacter crescentus. Nat. Microbiol. 2, 17116 (2017) Supporting information
Driven Optical Matter: Electrodynamically Coupled Nanoparticles in an Optical Ring Vortex Patrick Figliozzi, Nishant Sule, Zijie Yan, Ying Bao, Stanislav Burov, Stephen K. Gray, Stuart A. Rice, Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan, and Norbert F. Scherer, Phys. Rev. E, 95, 022604 (2017).
Single-Pixel Interior Filling Function (SPIFF) Approach for Detecting and Correcting Errors in Particle Tracking Stanislov Burov, Patrick Figliozzi, Binhua Lin, Stuart A. Rice, Norbert F. Scherer, and Aaron R. Dinner, PNAS, 114(2), 221-226 (2016). Supporting information
Polarization Dependent Particle Dynamics in Simple Traps Yuval Yifat, Nishant Sule, Patrick Figliozzi, and Norbert F. Scherer, SPIE, 9922, (2016).
Self-Organizing Arrays of Size Scalable Nanoparticle Rings Ying Bao, Thomas A. Witten, and Norbert F. Scherer, ACS Nano, 10(9), 8947-8955 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04965.
Shape Dynamics of Growing Cell Walls Shiladitya Banerjee, Norbert F. Scherer, and Aaron R. Dinner, Soft Matter, 12, 3442-3450 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/c5sm02991k arXiv.
An electrodynamics-Langevin dynamics (ED-LD) approach to simulate metal nanoparticle interactions and motion Nishant Sule, Stewart A. Rice, Stephen K. Gray, and Norbert F. Scherer, Optics Express, 23(23), 29978-29992 (2015). DOI: 10.1364/OE.23.029978.
Entanglement of Two, Three and Four Plasmonically Coupled Quantum Dots Matthew Otten, Raman A. Shah, Norbert F. Scherer, Misun Min, Matthew Pelton and Stephen K. Gray, Phys. Rev. B., 92, 125432 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.125432.
Fabrication of a Material Assembly of Silver Nanoparticles Using the Phase Gradientsof Optical Tweezers Zijie Yan, Manas Sajjan, and Norbert F. Scherer, Phys. Rev. Lett., 114(4), 143901(5) (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.143901.
Intergenerational Continuity of Cell Shape Dynamics in Caulobacter crescentus Charles S. Wright, Shiladitya Banerjee, Srividya Iyer-Biswas, Sean Crosson, Aaron R. Dinner, and Norbert F. Scherer, Sci. Rep., 5, 9155 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/srep09155.
Local-heterogeneous Response and Transient Dynamics of Cage Breaking and Formation in Colloidal Fluids Preetom Nag, Hiroshi Teramoto, Chun-Biu Li, Joseph Z. Terdik, Norbert F. Scherer, and Tamiki Komatsuzaki, J. Chem. Phys., 141, 104907 (2014).
Optical Printing of Electrodynamically Coupled Metallic Nanoparticle Arrays Ying Bao, Zijie Yan, and Norbert F. Scherer, J. Phys. Chem. C, (2014). DOI: 10.1021/jp506443t. Supporting information
Scaling Laws Governing Stochastic 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, PNAS, 111(45), 15912-15917 (2014). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1403232111. Supporting information
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. Supporting information
Enhancing Nanoparticle Electrodynamics with Gold Nanoplate Mirrors Zijie Yan, Ying Bao, Uttam Manna, Raman A. Shah, and Norbert F. Scherer, Nano. Lett., (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nl500107w. Supporting information
Potential Energy Surfaces and Reaction Pathways for Light-Mediated Self-Organization of Metal Nanoparticle Clusters Zijie Yan, Stephen K. Gray, and Norbert F. Scherer, Nat. Comms., (2014). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4751. Supporting information
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Phys. Rev. E, 86(031403), (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.031403.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spectral tuning in photoactive yellow protein by modulation of the shape of the excited state energy surface 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. Supporting information
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.
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.
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. Supporting information
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.
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.
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
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.0801436105Supporting information
Axis-Dependent Anisotropy in Protein Unfolding from Integrated Nonequilibrium Single-Molecule Experiments, Analysis, and Simulation Rene A. Nome, Jason Ming Zhao, Wouter D. Hoff, and Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 104, 20799-20804 (2007)
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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)
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).
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Pointillist microscopy Norbert F. Scherer, Nature Nanotechnology, 1, 19 (2006)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)Supporting information
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)< Supporting information
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.
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)
Stochastic scanning multiphoton multifocal microscopy Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim and Norbert F. Scherer Optics Express, 14, 8, 3406-3414 (2006)
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)
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)
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)
Correlating Second Harmonic Optical Responses of Single Ag Nanoparticles with Morphology Rongchao Jin, Justin E. Jureller, Hee Y. Kim, and Norbert F. Scherer, JACS 127, 12482-12483 (2005) Supporting information
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)
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)
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)
Efficient fluorescence labeling of a large RNA through oligonucleotide hybridization Glenna Smith, Tobin Sosnick, Norbert Scherer and Tao Pan, RNA 11, 234-239 (2005)
Thermally-Induced Formation of Atomic Au Clusters and Conversion into Nanocubes Rongchao Jin, Shunji Egusa, and Norbert F. Scherer, JACS, 126, 9900-9901 (2004).
Nanometer-localized multiple single-molecule fluorescence microscopy Xiaohui Qu, David Wu, Laurens Mets, and Norbert F. Scherer, PNAS, 101, No. 31, 11298-11303 (2004). Supporting information
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
Ultrafast Interferometric Measurements of Plasmonic Transport in Photonic Crystals Yish-Hann Liau, Shunji Egusa, and Norbert F. Scherer, Opt. Lett. 27, 857-859, (2002).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
Novel Laser System for Ultrafast Spectroscopy d: Matthew A. Horn, David C. Arnett and Norbert F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 276-284 (1998).
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).
Optical Pump-Terahertz Probe Spectroscopy of Condensed Phase Reaction Dynamics B. N. Flanders and N. F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 256-266 (1998).
STM-electroluminescence Probes of Metallic and Polymeric Materials Yish-Hann Liau and Norbert F. Scherer. Proc. SPIE 3273, 203-213 (1998).
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).