Masaru K. Kuno

Masaru K. Kuno

Low Dimensional Nanomaterials

Biography

2016-present
Professor, University of Notre Dame
2009-2016
Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
2003-2009
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
2001-2003
Research Scientist, US Naval Research Laboratory
1998-2001
Postdoctoral Fellow, JILA/University of Colorado
1998
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1993
B.A. in Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis

Selected Awards

2006
Cottrell Teacher Scholar Fellowhip
2005
NSF CAREER Award
1998
National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship

Research Interests

Single molecule absorption and emission microscopy of nanoscale materials. Fluorescence intermittency of colloidal semiconductor quantum dots. Synthesis and characterization of colloidal semiconductor quantum dots and nanowires. Applications of low dimensional materials towards renewable energy solutions.

Recent Papers

  • Draguta, S.; Thakur, S.; Morozov, Y.; Wang, Y.; Manser, J.S.; Kamat, P.V.; Kuno, M. "Spatially non-uniform trap state densities in solution-processed hybrid perovskite thin films." J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 715-721.
  • Morozov Y.; Kuno, M. "Optical constants and dynamic conductivities of single layer MoS2, MoSe2, and WSe2." Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, 107, 083103.
  • Sokolov, D.A.; Morozov, Y.V.; McDonald, M.P.; Vietmeyer, F.; Hodak, J.H.; Kuno, M. "Direct observation of single layer graphene oxide reduction through spatially-resolved, single sheet absorption/emission microscopy." Nano Lett. 2014, 14(6), 3172-3179.
  • Wang, Y.X.; Zhukovskyi, M.; Tongying, P.; Tian, Y.; Kuno, M. "Synthesis of Ultrathin and Thickness-Controlled Cu2-xSe Nanosheets via Cation Exchange." J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014, 5 (21), 3608-3613.
  • Kuno, M. "Tailoring the Inherent Optical and Electrical Properties of Nanostructures." J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014, 5 (21), 3817-3818.
  • Zhukovskyi, M.; Sanchez-Botero, L.; McDonald, M.P.; Hinestroza, J.; Kuno.K. "Nanowire-Functionalized Cotton Textiles." ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6 (4), 2262-2269.

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