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 Publications

  • Dubose, J. T., Mathew, P. S., Cho, J., Kuno, M., Kamat, P. V. "Modulation of Photoinduced Iodine Expulsion in Mixed Halide Perovskites with Electrochemical Bias" 2021 Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 12, pp. 2615-2621. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c00367.
  • Kamat, P. V., Kuno, M. "Halide Ion Migration in Perovskite Nanocrystals and Nanostructures" 2021 Accounts of Chemical Research, 54 (3), pp. 520-531. DOI:10.1021/acs.accounts.0c00749.
  • Kuno, M. "Shining more light on photoinduced segregation" 2021 Nature Materials, 20 (1), pp. 6-7. DOI:10.1038/s41563-020-00830-2.
  • Brennan, M. C., Forde, A., Zhukovskyi, M., Baublis, A. J., Morozov, Y. V., Zhang, S., Zhang, Z., Kilin, D. S., Kuno, M. "Universal Size-Dependent Stokes Shifts in Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals" 2020 Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 11 (13), pp. 4937-4944. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c01407.
  • Mattiotti, F., Kuno, M., Borgonovi, F., Jank√≥, B., Celardo, G. L. "Thermal Decoherence of Superradiance in Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystal Superlattices" 2020 Nano Letters, 20 (10), pp. 7382-7388. DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02784.
  • 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.

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