Alison Funston

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PhD projects

Arrays of QD-organic structures – Synthesis, energy transfer and trap states in layered films Light-responsive films based on hybrid nanocrystal structures Atomic Structure and Stability of Nanocrystal Facets Metal Nanocrystals as Optical Waveguides

19992019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 54 Article
  • 2 Conference Paper
  • 1 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Review Article
2019

Facile purification of CsPbX3 (X = Cl-, Br-, I-) perovskite nanocrystals

Wang, C., Chesman, A. S. R., Yin, W., Frazer, L., Funston, A. M. & Jasieniak, J. J., 30 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 151, 12, 7 p., 121105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Control of electric field localization by three-dimensional bowtie nanoantennae

Mayevsky, A. D. & Funston, A. M., 9 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 31, p. 18012-18020 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled Plasmon Resonances and Gap Modes in Laterally Assembled Gold Nanorod Arrays

Kumar, J., Wei, X., Barrow, S. J., Funston, A. M., Thomas, K. G. & Mulvaney, P., 2018, In : Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie. 232, 9-11, p. 1607-1617 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Mesoscale surface plasmons: Modelling and imaging using near-field scanning optical microscopy

Mayevsky, A. D., Davis, T. J., Ballard, P. M., Henderson, C. A. & Funston, A. M., 3 Sep 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 18, p. 23426-23435 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

P-Carborane Conjugation in Radical Anions of Cage-Cage and Cage-Phenyl Compounds

Cook, A. R., Valášek, M., Funston, A. M., Poliakov, P., Michl, J. & Miller, J. R., 25 Jan 2018, In : The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 122, 3, p. 798-810 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonic isomers via DNA-based self-assembly of gold nanoparticles

Lermusiaux, L. & Funston, A. M., 7 Nov 2018, In : Nanoscale. 10, 41, p. 19557-19567 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of size, shape, and surface morphology of gold nanorods

Tong, W., Katz-Boon, H., Walsh, M. J., Weyland, M., Etheridge, J. & Funston, A. M., 2018, In : Chemical Communications. 54, 24, p. 3022-3025 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A Mechanism for Symmetry Breaking and Shape Control in Single-Crystal Gold Nanorods

Walsh, M. J., Tong, W., Katz-Boon, H., Mulvaney, P., Etheridge, J. & Funston, A. M., 19 Dec 2017, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 50, 12, p. 2925-2935 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Control of Symmetry Breaking Size and Aspect Ratio in Gold Nanorods: Underlying Role of Silver Nitrate

Tong, W., Walsh, M. J., Mulvaney, P., Etheridge, J. & Funston, A. M., 16 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 6, p. 3549-3559 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Electron energy loss spectroscopy for polymers: A review

Pal, R., Sikder, A. K., Saito, K., Funston, A. M. & Bellare, J. R., 7 Dec 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 45, p. 6927-6937 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Topologically Enclosed Aluminum Voids as Plasmonic Nanostructures

Zhu, Y., Nakashima, P. N. H., Funston, A. M., Bourgeois, L. & Etheridge, J., 28 Nov 2017, In : ACS Nano. 11, 11, p. 11383-11392 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Electron energy loss spectroscopy investigation into symmetry in gold trimer and tetramer plasmonic nanoparticle structures

Barrow, S., Collins, S. M., Rossouw, D., Funston, A., Botton, G. A., Midgley, P. A. & Mulvaney, P. C., 27 Sep 2016, In : ACS Nano. 10, 9, p. 8552-8563 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Single gold nanorod charge modulation in an ion gel device

Collins, S. S. E., Wei, X., McKenzie, T. G., Funston, A. & Mulvaney, P. C., 9 Nov 2016, In : Nano Letters. 16, 11, p. 6863-6869 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Excitation of bound plasmons along nanoscale stripe waveguides: a comparison of end and grating coupling techniques

Perera, C. S., Vernon, K. C., Funston, A. M., Cheng, H-H., Eftekhari, F. & Davis, T. J., 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 8, p. 10188-10197 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping bound plasmon propagation on a nanoscale stripe waveguide using quantum dots: influence of spacer layer thickness

Perera, C. S., Funston, A. M., Cheng, H-H. & Vernon, K. C., 2015, In : Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 6, p. 2046-2051 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of crystal facets in gold nanorods

Katz-Boon, H., Walsh, M., Dwyer, C., Mulvaney, P., Funston, A. M. & Etheridge, J., 2015, In : Nano Letters. 15, 3, p. 1635 - 1641 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Symmetry breaking and silver in gold nanorod growth

Walsh, M. J., Barrow, S. J., Tong, W., Funston, A. M. & Etheridge, J., 2015, In : ACS Nano. 9, 1, p. 715 - 724 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

53 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Mapping bright and dark modes in gold nanoparticle chains using electron energy loss spectroscopy

Barrow, S. J., Rossouw, D., Funston, A. M., Botton, G. A. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2014, In : Nano Letters. 14, 7, p. 3799 - 3808 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

71 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonics by design: design principles to structure-function relationships with assemblies of metal nanoparticles

Gomez, D. E., Davis, T. J. & Funston, A. M., 2014, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 2, 17, p. 3077 - 3087 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Aligned linear arrays of crystalline nanoparticles

Funston, A. M., Gomez, D. E., Karg, M., Vernon, K. C., Davis, T. J. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 4, 12, p. 1994 - 2001 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

DNA-directed self-assembly and optical properties of discrete 1D, 2D and 3D plasmonic structures

Barrow, S. J., Funston, A. M., Wei, X. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2013, In : Nano Today. 8, 2, p. 138 - 167 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

96 Citations (Scopus)

Optical properties of strongly coupled 2D trimer and 3D tetramer plasmonic structures

Wei, X., Barrow, S., Funston, A. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2013, 2013 7th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, METAMATERIALS 2013. Alù, A. (ed.). USA: IEEE Computer Society, p. 28-30 3 p. 6808942

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Surface plasmon coupling in end-to-end linked gold nanorod dimers and trimers

Kumar, J., Wei, X., Barrow, S. J., Funston, A. M., Thomas, K. G. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2013, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 15, p. 4258 - 4264 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of stable peptide nucleic acid-modified gold nanoparticles and their assembly onto gold surfaces

Anstaett, P., Zheng, Y., Thai, T., Funston, A. M., Bach, U. & Gasser, G., 2013, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 52, 15, p. 4217 - 4220 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Defect-mediated energy transfer between ZnO nanocrystals and a conjugated dye

Beane, G. A., Morfa, A. J., Funston, A. M. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 116, 5, p. 3305 - 3310 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Electron solvation dynamics and reactivity in ionic liquids observed by picosecond radiolysis techniques

Wishart, J., Funston, A., Szreder, T., Cook, A. & Gohdo, M., 2012, In : Faraday Discussions. 154, p. 353 - 363 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

The surface plasmon modes of self-assembled gold nanocrystals

Barrow, S. J., Wei, X., Baldauf, J., Funston, A. M. & Mulvaney, P., 2012, In : Nature Communications. 3, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
128 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Coupling modes of gold trimer superstructures

Funston, A., Davis, T., Novo, C. & Mulvaney, P., 2011, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 369, 1950, p. 3472 - 3482 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)

Surface plasmon resonances in strongly coupled gold nanosphere chains from monomer to hexamer

Barrow, S., Funston, A., Gomez, D., Davis, T. & Mulvaney, P., 2011, In : Nano Letters. 11, 10, p. 4180 - 4187 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

170 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of quantum dot doped chalcogenide glasses via sol-gel processing

Mashford, B., Baldauf, J., Nguyen, T-L., Funston, A. & Mulvaney, P., 2011, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 109, 9, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional morphology and crystallography of gold nanorods

Katz-Boon, H., Rossouw, C., Weyland, M., Funston, A., Mulvaney, P. & Etheridge, J., 2011, In : Nano Letters. 11, 1, p. 273 - 278 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

107 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Influence of particle-substrate interaction on localized plasmon resonances

Vernon, K. C., Funston, A. M., Novo, C., Gomez, D. E., Mulvaney, P. & Davis, T. J., 2010, In : Nano Letters. 10, 6, p. 2080 - 2086 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

130 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Electrochemical charging of single gold nanorods

Novo, C., Funston, A. M., Gooding, A. & Mulvaney, P. C., 2009, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 41, p. 14664 - 14666 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

168 Citations (Scopus)

Gold nanoparticles: Past, present, and future

Sardar, R., Funston, A. M., Mulvaney, P. & Murray, R. W., 2009, In : Langmuir. 25, 24, p. 13840 - 13851 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

771 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmon coupling of gold nanorods at short distances and in different geometries

Funston, A. M., Novo, C., Davis, T. J. & Mulvaney, P., 2009, In : Nano Letters. 9, 4, p. 1651 - 1658 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

534 Citations (Scopus)

Spectroscopy, imaging, and modeling of individual gold decahedra

Rodriguez-Fernandez, J., Novo, C., Myroshnychenko, V., Funston, A. M., Sanchez-Iglesias, A., Pastoriza-Santos, I., Perez-Juste, J., Garcia de Abajo, F. J., Liz-Marzan, L. M. & Mulvaney, P., 2009, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 113, 43, p. 18623 - 18631 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

62 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of surface roughness on the plasmonic response of individual sub-micron gold spheres

Rodriguez-Fernandez, J., Funston, A. M., Perez-Juste, J., Alavarez-Puebla, R. A., Liz-Marzan, L. M. & Mulvaney, P., 2009, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 11, 28, p. 5909 - 5914 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

92 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Complete quenching of CdSe nanocrystal photoluminescence by single dye molecules

Funston, A., Jasieniak, J. & Mulvaney, P., 2008, In : Advanced Materials. 20, 22, p. 4274 - 4280 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

63 Citations (Scopus)

Dark-field microscopy studies of single metal nanoparticles: understanding the factors that influence the linewidth of the localized surface plasmon resonance

Hu, M., Novo, C., Funston, A., Wang, H., Staleva, H., Mulvaney, P., Xia, Y. & Hartland, G., 2008, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 18, 17, p. 1949 - 1960 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

311 Citations (Scopus)

Direct observation of chemical reactions on single gold nanocrystals using surface plasmon spectroscopy

Novo, C., Funston, A. & Mulvaney, P., 2008, In : Nature Nanotechnology. 3, 10, p. 598 - 602 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

344 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of the medium refractive index on the optical properties of single gold triangular prisms on a substrate

Novo, C., Funston, A., Pastoriza-Santos, I., Liz-Marzan, L. & Mulvaney, P., 2008, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 112, 1, p. 3 - 7 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

127 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the optical response of gold nanoparticles

Myroshnychenko, V., Rodriguez-Fernandez, J., Pastoriza-Santos, I., Funston, A., Novo, C., Mulvaney, P., Liz-Marzan, L. & Garcia de Abajo, F. J., 2008, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 37, 9, p. 1792 - 1805 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

801 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Fluorescence probing of temperature-dependent dynamics and friction in ionic liquid local environments

Funston, A., Fadeeva, T., Wishart, J. & Castner, Jr, E., 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 18, p. 4963 - 4977 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

151 Citations (Scopus)

Radical ion states of platinum acetylide oligomers

Cardolaccia, T., Funston, A., Kose, E. & Keller, J., 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 37, p. 10871 - 10880 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

Rate and driving force for protonation of aryl radical anions in ethanol

Funston, A., Lymar, S., Saunders-Price, B., Czapski, G. & Miller, J., 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 24, p. 6895 - 6902 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Spectroscopy and high-resolution microscopy of single nanocrystals by a focused ion beam registration method

Novo, C., Funston, A., Pastoriza-Santos, I., Liz-Marzan, L. & Mulvaney, P., 2007, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 46, 19, p. 3517 - 3520 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Radiation chemistry of ionic liquids

Wishart, J. F., Funston, A. M. & Szreder, T., 1 Dec 2006, Molten Salts XIV - Proceedings of the International Symposium. Vol. PV 2004-24. p. 802-813 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Spectroscopy and transport of the triplet exciton in a terthiophene end-capped poly(phenylene ethynylene)

Funston, A., Silverman, E., Schanze, K. & Miller, J., 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 36, p. 17736 - 17742 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Dipyridophenazine complexes of cobalt(III): DNA photocleavage and photobiology

Funston, A., Cullinane, C., Ghiggino, K., McFadyen, W., Stylli, S. & Tregloan, P., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 58, 3, p. 206 - 212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of fast reactions in ionic liquids

Funston, A. & Wishart, J., 2005, Ionic Liquids IIIA: Fundamentals, Progress, Challenges and Opportunities. Rogers, R. D. & Seddon, K. R. (eds.). 901 ed. Washington DC USA: ACS Publications, p. 102 - 116 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)