Full CV

In addition to the publication list below, my full CV is available in PDF format.CV

Ph.D. Thesis

My Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Optical structure-property relations in metal and semiconductor nanoparticles" is also available in PDF format.Ph.D. Thesis

Publication List

  1. D. R. McCamey, H. A. Seipel, S. Y. Paik, M. J. Walter, N. J. Borys, J. M. Lupton* and C. Boehme*,
    “Spin Rabi flipping in the photocurrent of a polymer light-emitting diode,”
    Nature Mat. 7, 723 (2008).
  2. M. J. Walter, N. J. Borys, K. J. van Schooten and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Light-Harvesting Action Spectroscopy of Single Conjugated Polymer Nanowires,”
    Nano Lett. 8, 3330 (2008).
  3. M. J. Walter, N. J. Borys, G. Gaefke, S. Höger and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Spatial Anticorrelation between Nonlinear White-Light Generation and Single Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering,”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 16830 (2008).
  4. D. Chaudhuri, J. W. Galusha, M. J. Walter, N. J. Borys, M. H. Bartl* and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Towards sub-diffraction transmission microscopy of diffuse materials by using silver nanoparticle white-light beacons,”
    Nano Lett. 9, 952 (2009).
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  5. N. J. Borys, M. J. Walter and J. M. Lupton*
    “Intermittency in second-harmonic radiation from hot spots on rough silver films,”
    Phys. Rev. B 80, 161407(R) (2009).
    Highlighted in the Research Highlights section of Nature Physics.
  6. N. J. Borys, M. J. Walter, J. Huang, D. V. Talapin and J. M. Lupton*,
    “The role of particle morphology in interfacial energy transfer in CdSe/CdS heterostructure nanocrystals,”
    Science 330, 1371 (2010).
    Highlighted in MRS Today.
  7. E. Da Como, N. J. Borys, P. Strohriegl, M. J. Walter and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Formation of a Defect-Free π-Electron System in Single β-Phase Polyfluorene Chains,”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 3690 (2011).
    Highlighted in the Editor’s Choice section of Science.
  8. N. J. Borys and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Surface-enhanced light emission from single hot spots in fractal silver nanoparticle films: linear versus non-linear optical excitation,”
    J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 13645 (2011).
  9. D. Li, N. J. Borys* and J. M. Lupton,
    “Probing the electrode-polymer interface in conjugated polymer devices with surface-enhanced Raman scattering,”
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 141907 (2012).
  10. S. Liu, D. Schmitz, S-S. Jester, N. J. Borys, S. Höger and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Coherent and incoherent interactions between cofacial π-conjugated oligomer dimers in macrocycle templates,”
    J. Phys. Chem. B 117, 4197 (2013) (published online in 2012).
  11. S. Liu, N. J. Borys, J. Huang, D. V. Talapin and J. M. Lupton*,
    “Exciton storage in CdSe/CdS tetrapod semiconductor nanocrystals: electric field effects on exciton and multiexciton states,”
    Phys. Rev. B 86, 045303 (2012).
  12. E. Shafran, N. J. Borys*, J. Huang, D. V. Talapin and J. M. Lupton,
    “Indirect exciton formation due to inhibited carrier thermalization in single CdSe/CdS nanocrystals,”
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 691 (2013).
  13. N. J. Borys*, E. Shafran and J. M. Lupton,
    “Surface plasmon delocalization in silver nanoparticle aggregates revealed by subdiffraction supercontinuum hot spots,”
    Sci. Rep. 3, 2090 (2013).
  14. S. Liu, N. J. Borys*, S. Sapra, A. Eychmuller and J. M. Lupton,
    “Localization and dynamics of long-lived excitations in colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals with dual quantum confinement,”
    ChemPhysChem 16, 1663 (2015).
  15. W. Bao†, N. J. Borys†, P. J. Schuck* et al.,
    “Visualizing nanoscale excitonic relaxation properties of disordered edges and grain boundaries in monolayer molybdenum disulfide,”
    Nat. Commun. 6, 7993 (2015).
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  16. D. F. Ogletree*, P. J. Schuck*, A. F. Weber-Bargioni*, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “Revealing optical properties of reduced dimensionality materials at relevant length scales,”
    Adv. Mater. 27, 5693 (2015).
  17. P. J. Schuck, W. Bao and N. J. Borys,
    “A polarizing situation: taking an in-plane perspective for next-generation near-field studies,”
    Front. Phys. 11, 117804 (2016).
  18. F. Toma, J. K. Cooper, V. Kunzelmann, M. T. McDowell, J. Yu, D. Larson, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “Mechanistic Insights into Chemical and Photochemical Transformations of Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes,”
    Nature Commun. 7, 12012 (2016).
  19. J. Kilbane, E. Chan, C. Monachon, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “Far-field optical nanothermometry using individual sub-50 nm upconverting nanoparticles,”
    Nanoscale 8, 11611 (2016).
  20. E. S. Barnard*, B. Ursprung, E. Colegrove, H. R. Moutino, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “3D lifetime tomography reveals how CdCl2 improves recombination throughout CdTe solar cells,”
    Adv. Mater. 29, 1603801 (2017).
  21. N. J. Borys*, P. J. Schuck et al.,
    “Anomalous above-gap photoexcitations and optical signatures of localized charge puddles in monolayer molybdenum disulfide,”
    ACS Nano 11, 2115 (2017).
  22. C. Kastl, C. Chen, T. R. Kuykendall, T. P. Darlington, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “The important role of water in growth of monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides,”
    2D Materials 4, 021024 (2017).
  23. Z. Lin, A. McCreary, N. Briggs, S. Subramanian, K. Zhang, Y. Sun, X. Li, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “2D materials advances in 2015-2016: from large scale synthesis and controlled hetero-structures to improved characterization techniques, defects and applications,”
    2D Materials 3, 042001 (2016).
  24. G. Calafiore, A. Kosholev, T. P. Darlington, N. J. Borys et al.,
    “Campanile near-field optical probes fabricated by nanoimprint lithography on the facet of an optical fiber,”
    Scientific Reports 7, 1651 (2017).
  25. M. A. Koc, S. N. Raja, L. A. Hanson, S. C. Nyguyen, N. J. Borys, A. P. Alivisatos* et al.,
    “Characterizing photon reabsorption in quantum dot-polymer composites for use as a displacement sensor,”
    ACS Nano 11, 2075 (2017).
  26. K. Zhang†, N. J. Borys†, B. Bersch†, P. J. Shuck, J. A. Robinson* et al.,
    “Deconvoluting the photonic and electronic response of 2D materials,”
  27. K. Yao, A. Yan, S. Kahn, A. Suslu, Y. Liang, E. S. Barnard, S. Tongay, A. Zettl, N. J. Borys* and P. J. Schuck*
    "Optically discriminating carrier-induced quasiparticle band gap and exciton energy renormalization in monolayer MoS2,"
    Physical Review Letters (in press).
  28. S. Dhuey, A. Testini, A. Kosholev, N. J. Borys et al.,
    "Three-dimensional woodpile photonic crystals for visible light applications,"
    Journal of Physics Communications (in press).
  29. D. J. Garfield, N. J. Borys et al.,
    "Enrichment of molecular antenna triplets amplifies upconconverting nanoparticle emission,"
  30. L. Richey-Simonsen, N. J. Borys et al.,
    "Investigating surface effects in GaN nanowires using confocal microscopy at below band-gap excitation,"
    Journal of Materials Research (in press).
  31. B. Tian, A. Fernandez-Bravo, M. V. P. Altoe, C. A Tajon, Y. Tian, N. J. Borys et al.,
    "Low-fluence multiphoton imaging with alloyed lanthanide nanocrystals,"