Masaru K. Kuno

Masaru K. Kuno

Low Dimensional Nanomaterials


Professor, University of Notre Dame
Concurrent Professor, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame
Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Research Scientist, US Naval Research Laboratory
Postdoctoral Fellow, JILA/University of Colorado
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.A. in Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis

Selected Awards

Cottrell Teacher Scholar Fellowhip
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

  • Pavlovetc, I.M., Brennan, M.C., Draguta, S., Ruth, A., Moot, T., Christians, J.A., Aleshire, K., Harvey, S. P., Nanayakkara, S. U., Messinger, J., Luther, J. M., Kuno, M. "Suppressing Cation Migration in Triple-Cation Lead Halide Perovskites" 2020 ACS Energy Letters, 5 (9), pp. 2802-2010. DOI:10.1021/acsenergylett.0c01207
  • Brennan, M. C., Ruth, A., Kamat, P. V., Kuno, M. "Photoinduced Anion Segregation in Mixed Halide Perovskites" 2020 Trends in Chemistry, 2 (4), pp. 282-301. DOI:10.1016/j.trechm.2020.01.010.
  • Pavlovetc, I. M., Podshivailov, E., Chatterjee, R., Hartland, G. V., Frantsuzov, P. A., Kuno, M. "Infrared Photothermal Heterodyne Imaging: Contrast Mechanism and Detection Limits" 2020 Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 165101. DOI: 10.1063/1.5142277
  • Aleshire, K., Pavlovetc, I. M., Collette, R., Kong, X. -., Rack, P. D., Zhang, S., Masiello, D. J., Camden, J. P., Hartland, G. V., Kuno, M. "Far-field midinfrared superresolution imaging and spectroscopy of single high aspect ratio gold nanowires" 2020 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117 (5), pp. 2288-2293. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1916433117.
  • Zhang, S., Zhukovskyi, M., Jank√≥, B., Kuno, M. "Progress in laser cooling semiconductor nanocrystals and nanostructures" 2019 NPG Asia Materials, 11 (1), 54. DOI:10.1038/s41427-019-0156-4.
  • Morozov, Y. V., Zhang, S., Pant, A., Jank√≥, B., Melgaard, S. D., Bender, D. A., Pauzauskie, P. J., Kuno, M. "Can lasers really refrigerate CdS nanobelts?" 2019 Nature, 570 (7762), pp. E60-E61. DOI:10.1038/s41586-019-1269-1.

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