Recent Publications

Plasmon induced self-assembly of gold nanorods in polymer films

D.T. Marquez, J.C. Scaiano, “Plasmon induced self-assembly of gold nanorods in polymer films”, Chem. Comm., 51 (10), 1911-1913 (2015).

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Aspartame-stabilized gold-silver bimetallic biocompatible nanostructures with plasmonic photothermal properties, antibacterial activity and long-term stability

C. Fasciani, M.J. Silvero, M.A. Anghel, G.A. Argüello, M.C. Becerra and J.C. Scaiano, “Aspartame-stabilized gold-silver bimetallic biocompatible nanostructures with plasmonic photothermal properties, antibacterial activity and long-term stability”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136 (50), 17394-17397 (2014).
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Photochemical synthesis and characterization of novel samarium oxide nanoparticles: toward a heterogeneous Bronsted acid catalyst

Hodgson, G. K.; Impellizzeri, S.; Hallett-Tapley, G. L.; Scaiano, J. C. 'Photochemical synthesis and characterization of novel samarium oxide nanoparticles: toward a heterogeneous Bronsted acid catalyst', RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 3728-3732.

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Photocatalytic Dehalogenation of Vicinal Dibromo Com-pounds Utilizing Sexithiophene and Visible Light Irradiation

C.D. McTiernan, S.P. Pitre, J.C. Scaiano, “Photocatalytic Dehalogenation of Vicinal Dibromo Com-pounds Utilizing Sexithiophene and Visible Light Irradiation”, ACS Catal., 4,4034–4039 (2014)
DOI: 10.1021/cs501030f



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Heterogeneous Light-Mediated Reductive Dehalogenations and Cyclizations Utilizing Platinum Nanoparticles on Titania (PtNP@TiO2)

C.D. McTiernan, S.P. Pitre, H. Ismaili and J.C. Scaiano, “Heterogeneous Light-Mediated Reductive Dehalogenations and Cyclizations Utilizing Platinum Nanoparticles on Titania (PtNP@TiO2)”, Adv. Synth. Cat., 356 (13), 2819–2824 (2014).
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201400547


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Mechanistic Insights into the Nb2O5 Catalyzed In Situ Condensation of a Fluorescent Halochromic Assembly

S. Impellizzeri, S. Simoncelli, C. Fasciani, M. Luisa Marin, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, G. K. Hodgson and J.C. Scaiano, “Mechanistic Insights into the Nb2O5 Catalyzed In Situ Condensation of a Fluorescent Halochromic Assembly”, Catal. Sci. Tech., 5 (1), 169-175 (2015).

Mechanistic Insights into the Nb2O5 Catalyzed In Situ Condensation of a Fluorescent Halochromic Assembly
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Copper Nanoparticle Heterogeneous Catalytic 'Click’ Cycloaddition Confirmed by Single-Molecule Spectroscopy

M.R. Decan, S. Impellizzeri, M.L. Marin and J.C. Scaiano, “Copper Nanoparticle Heterogeneous Catalytic ‘Click’ Cycloaddition Confirmed by Single-Molecule Spectroscopy”, Nature Comm., Volume 5, id. 4612 (2014).
DOI:10.1038/ncomms5612


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Synthesis, Acid Properties and Catalysis by Niobium Oxide Nanostructured Materials

M. Luisa Marin, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, S. Impellizzeri, C. Fasciani, S. Simoncelli, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Synthesis, Acid Properties and Catalysis by Niobium Oxide Nanostructured Materials”, Catal. Sci. Tech., 4 (9), 3044-3052 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4CY00238E

Synthesis, Acid Properties and Catalysis by Niobium Oxide Nanostructured Materials
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Metal-Free Photocatalytic Radical Trifluoromethylation Utilizing Methylene Blue and Visible Light Irradiation

S.P. Pitre, C.D. McTiernan, H. Ismaili, and J.C.. Scaiano, “Metal-Free Photocatalytic Radical Trifluoromethylation Utilizing Methylene Blue and Visible Light Irradiation”, ACS Catal., 4 (8), 2530-2535 (2014) .
DOI: 10.1021/cs5005823



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NIR excitation of upconversion nanohybrids containing a surface grafted Bodipy induces oxygen-mediated cancer cell death

M. González-Béjar, M. Liras, L. Francés-Soriano, V. Voliani, V. Herranz-Pérez, M. Duran-Moreno, J.M. Garcia-Verdugo, E.I. Alarcon, J.C. Scaiano and J. Pérez-Prieto “NIR excitation of upconversion nanohybrids containing a surface grafted Bodipy induces oxygen-mediated cancer cell death”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2 (28), 4554-4563 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4TB00340C


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Silica nanoreactors from silylated riboflavin for efficient singlet oxygen delivery

N.C. Angeluzzi, M. Muñoz, D.T. Marquez, M.S. Baptista, A.M. Edwards, E.I. Alarcon and J.C. Scaiano, “Silica nanoreactors from silylated riboflavin for efficient singlet oxygen delivery”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2 (27) 4221-4225 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4TB00170B

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LL37 peptide@silver nanoparticles: combining the best of the two worlds for skin infection control

M. Vignoni, Hasitha de Alwis Weerasekera, Madeline J. Simpson, Jaywant Phopase, Thien-Fah Mah, M. Griffith, E.I. Alarcon and J.C. Scaiano, “LL37 peptide@silver nanoparticles: combining the best of the two worlds for skin infection control”, Nanoscale, 6, 5725-5728 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01284D


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From the Mole to the Molecule’: Ruthenium Catalyzed Nitroarene Reduction Studied with ‘Bench’, High-Throughput and Single Molecule Fluorescence Techniques

A.I. Carrillo, K.G. Stamplecoskie, M.L. Marin, J.C. Scaiano, “‘From the Mole to the Molecule’: Ruthenium Catalyzed Nitroarene Reduction Studied with ‘Bench’, High-Throughput and Single Molecule Fluorescence Techniques”, Catal. Sci. Tech., 4 (7), 1989-1996 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4CY00018H

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Self-Assembled Dipole Nanolasers

K.G. Stamplecoskie, M. Grenier and J.C. Scaiano, “Self-Assembled Dipole Nanolasers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136 (8) 2956-2959 (2014).
DOI: 10.1021/ja411696r



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Epoxidation of Stilbene using Supported Gold Nanoparticles: Cumyl Peroxyl Radical Activation at the Gold Nanoparticle Surface

Charles-Oneil L. Crites, G.L. Hallet-Tapley, M. González-Béjar, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Epoxidation of Stilbene using Supported Gold Nanoparticles: Cumyl Peroxyl Radical Activation at the Gold Nanoparticle Surface”, Chem. Comm. 50 (18), 2289-2291 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48626E


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