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

  • Chatterjee, R., Pavlovetc, I.M., Aleshire, K., Kuno, M. "Single Semiconductor Nanostructure Extinction Spectroscopy" 2018 Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (29), pp. 16443-16463. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b00790
  • Ravi, V.K., Scheidt, R.A., Nag, A., Kuno, M., Kamat, P.V. "To Exchange or Not to Exchange. Suppressing Anion Exchange in Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites with PbSO4-Oleate Capping" 2018 ACS Energy Letters, 3 (4), pp. 1049-1055. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00380
  • Draguta, S., Christians, J.A., Morozov, Y.V., Mucunzi, A., Manser, J.S., Kamat, P.V., Luther, J.M., Kuno, M. "A quantitative and spatially resolved analysis of the performance-bottleneck in high efficiency, planar hybrid perovskite solar cells" 2018 Energy and Environmental Science, 11 (4), pp. 960-969. DOI: 10.1039/c7ee03654j​​​​​​​
  • Chatterjee, R., Pavlovetc, I.M., Aleshire, K., Hartland, G.V., Kuno, M.​​​​​​​ "Subdiffraction Infrared Imaging of Mixed Cation Perovskites: Probing Local Cation Heterogeneities" 2018 ACS Energy Letters, 3 (2), pp. 469-475. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b01306
  • Brennan, M.C., Draguta, S., Kamat, P.V., Kuno, M. "Light-Induced Anion Phase Segregation in Mixed Halide Perovskites" 2018 ACS Energy Letters, 3 (1), pp. 204-213. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b01151​​​​​​​
  • Draguta, S., Sharia, O., Yoon, S.J., Brennan, M.C., Morozov, Y.V., Manser, J.M., Kamat, P.V., Schneider, W.F., Kuno, M. "Rationalizing the light-induced phase separation of mixed halide organic-inorganic perovskites" 2017 Nature Communications, 8 (1), 200. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00284-2

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