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

  • Brennan, M. C., Kuno, M., Rouvimov, S. "Crystal Structure of Individual CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocubes" 2019 Inorganic Chemistry, 58 (2), pp. 1555-1560. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03078.
  • Morozov, Y. V., Zhang, S., Pant, A., Jankó, 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.
  • Zhukovskyi, M., Yashan, H., Kuno, M. "Low-dimensional II–VI semiconductors for photocatalytic hydrogen generation" 2019 Research on Chemical Intermediates, 45 (8), pp. 4249-4260. DOI:10.1007/s11164-019-03904-2.
  • Morozov, Y. V., Zhang, S., Janko, B., Kuno, M. "Charge and thermal modeling of a semiconductor-based optical refrigerator" 2018 Applied Physics Letters, 113 (18), DOI:10.1063/1.5049376.
  • Ruth, A., Brennan, M. C., Draguta, S., Morozov, Y. V., Zhukovskyi, M., Janko, B., Zapol, P., Kuno, M. "Vacancy-Mediated Anion Photosegregation Kinetics in Mixed Halide Hybrid Perovskites: Coupled Kinetic Monte Carlo and Optical Measurements" 2018 ACS Energy Letters, 3 (10), pp. 2321-2328. DOI:10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01369.
  • 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.

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