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All publications resulting from this MURI acknowledge grant FA9550-14-1-0003. The full list is provided below:


80. Yu, Y.; Sundaresan, V.; Willets, K. A.Hot Carriers vs. Thermal Effects: Resolving the Enhancement Mechanisms for Plasmon-Mediated Photoelectrochemical Reactions” J. Phys. Chem. C 2018 just accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12080

79. Sundaresan, V.; Monaghan, J. W.; Willets, K. A.Visualizing the Effect of Partial Oxide Formation on Single Silver Nanoparticle Electrodissolution J. Phys. Chem. C 2018 122, 3138-3145

78. Mosquera, M. A.; Fu, B.; Kohlstedt, K. L.; Schatz, G. C.; and Ratner, M. A. “Wavefunctions, Density Functionals, and Artificial Intelligence for Materials and Energy Research: Future Prospects and ChallengesACS Energy Lett. 2018 3, 155-162

77. Mariano, R. G.; McKelvey, K.; White, H. S.; Kanan, M. W.“Selective Increase in CO2 Electroreduction Activity at Grain-Boundary Surface TerminationsScience 2017, 358, 1187–1192

76. Van Dyck, C.; Fu, B.; Van Duyne, R. P.; Schatz, G. C.; and Ratner, M. A. “Deducing the Adsorption Geometry of Rhodamine 6G from the Surface-Induced Mode Renormalization in Surface-Enhanced Raman SpectroscopyJ. Phys. Chem. C 2018 122, 465-473

75. Heaps, C. W.; Schatz, G. C.Modeling super-resolution SERS using a T-matrix method to elucidate molecule-nanoparticle coupling and the origins of localization errors”, J. Chem. Phys. 2017, 146, 224201

74. Gieseking, R. L.; Ratner, M. A.; Schatz, G. C.Theoretical modeling of voltage effects and the chemical mechanism in surface-enhanced Raman scattering”, Farad. Discuss. 2017, 205, 149-171

73. McKelvey, K.; German, S. R.; Zhang, Y.; White, H. S.; and Edwards, M. A. “Nanopipettes as a Tool for Single Nanoparticle ElectrochemistryCurr. Opin. Electrochem. 2017, 6, 4-9

72. Robinson, D. A.; Liu, Y.; Edwards, M. A.; Vitti, N. J.; Oja, S. M.; and White, H. S. “Collision Dynamics During the Electrooxidation of Individual Silver Nanoparticles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16923-16931

71. Zhang, F.; Edwards, M. A.; Hao, R.; White, H. S.; and Zhang, B.Collision and Oxidation of Silver Nanoparticles on a Gold Nanoband Electrode” J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 23564-23573

70. Hao, R.; Fan, Y.; and Zhang, B. “Imaging Dynamic Collision and Oxidation of Single Silver Nanoparticles at the Electrode/Solution Interface” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12274-12282

69. Henry, A.-I.; Ueltschi, T. W.; McAnally, M. O.; and Van Duyne, R. P. “Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: from single particle/molecule spectroscopy to Angtrom-scale Spatial Resolution and Femtosecond Time ResolutionFarad. Discuss. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7fd00181a

68. Kurouski, D.; Large, N.; Chiang, N.; Henry, A.-I.; Seideman, T.; Schatz, G. C.; and Van Duyne R. P. “Unraveling the Near- and Far-field Relationship of 2D Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Substrates Using Wavelength-scan Surface-enhanced Raman Excitation Spectroscopy” J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 14737-14744

67. Ma, W.; Hu, K.; Chen, Q.; Zhou, M.; Mirkin, M.; Bard, A. J. “Electrochemical Size Measurement and Characterization of Electrodeposited Platinum Nanoparticles at Nanometer Resolution with Scanning Electrochemical MicroscopyNano Lett. 2017, 17, 4354-4358

66. Hill, C. M.; Kim, J.; Bodappa, N.; and Bard, A. J. “Electrochemical Nonadiabatic Electron Transfer via Tunneling to Solution Species through Thin Insulating Films” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017 139, 6114-6119

65. Willets, K.A.; Wilson, A.J.; Sundaresan, V.; and Joshi, P.B. “Super-Resolution Imaging and PlasmonicsChem. Rev. 2017, 117, 7538-7582

64. Yu, Y.; Sundaresan, V.; Bandyopadhyay, S.; Zhang, Y.; Edwards, M.A.; McKelvey, K.; White, H. S.; and Willets, K. A.Three-Dimensional Super-resolution Imaging of Single Nanoparticles Delivered by PipettesACS Nano 201711, 10529-10538

63. Sundaresan, V.; Marchuk, K.; Yu, Y.; Titus, E. J.; Wilson, A. J.; Armstrong, C. M.; Zhang, B.; and Willets, K. A.Visualizing and Calculating Tip-Substrate Distance in Nanoscale Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Using 3-Dimensional Super-Resolution Optical ImagingAnal. Chem. 2017, 89, 922-928

62. Mattei, M.; Kang, G.; Goubert, G.; Chulhai, D.; Schatz, G. C.; Jensen, L.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Tip-Enhanced Raman Voltammetry: Coverage Dependence and Quantitative ModelingNano Lett., 2017, 17, 590-596

61. Oja S. M.; Robinson, D. A.; Vitti, N. J.; Edwards, M. A.; Liu, Y; White, H. S.; and Zhang, B.Observation of Multipeak Collision Behavior during the Electro-Oxidation of Single Ag NanoparticlesJ. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017 139, 708–718

60. Pozzi, E. A.; Goubert, G.; Chiang, N.; Jiang, N.; Chapman, C. T.; McAnally, M. O.; Henry, A.-I.; Seideman, T.; Schatz, G. C.; Hersam, M. C.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Ultrahigh-vacuum tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopyChem. Rev. 2017, 117, 4961-4982

59. Zrimsek, A. B.; Chiang, N.; Mattei, M.; Zaleski, S.; McAnally, M. O.; Chapman, C. T.; Henry, A.–I.; Schatz, G. C.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Single-molecule chemistry with surface- and tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy”, Chem. Rev. 2017, 117, 7583-7613

58. Gieseking, R. L.; Ratner, M. A.; and Schatz, G. C.Semiempirical Modeling of Electrochemical Charge TransferFarad. Discuss. 2017, 199, 547-563


57. Chiang, N.; Chen, X.; Goubert, G.;  Chulhai,D. V.; Chen, X.; Pozzi, E. A.; Jiang, N.; Hersam, M. C.; Seideman, T.; Jensen, L.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Conformational Contrast of Surface-Mediated Molecular Switches Yields Ångstrom-Scale Spatial Resolution in Ultrahigh Vacuum Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 7774-7778

56. Fu, B; Van Dyck, C..; Zaleski, S.; Van Duyne, R.P.; and Ratner, M.A.Single Molecule Electrochemistry: Impact of Surface Site HeterogeneityJ. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 27241-27249

55. Kim, J.; Dick, J. E.; and Bard, A. J.Advanced Electrochemistry of Individual Metal Clusters Electrodeposited Atom by Atom to Nanometer by NanometerAcc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49, 2587−2595

54. Anderson, T. and Zhang, B.Single-Nanoparticle Electrochemistry through Immobilization and CollisionAcc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49, 2625-2631

53. Madison, L. R.; Ratner, M. A.; and Schatz, G. C. “SERS Theory: The Chemical Effect of Rhodamine 6G Adsorption on Silver Surfaces on its Raman Spectrum” in Recent developments in plasmon supported Raman spectroscopy, ed. Katrin Kneipp, Yukihiro Ozaki and Zhong-Qun Tian, World Scientific, UK, in press 2016

52. Gieseking, R. L.; Ratner, M. A.; and Schatz, G. C.Review of plasmon-induced hot-electron dynamics and related SERS chemical effectsFrontiers of Plasmon Enhanced Spectroscopy Volume 12016 ACS Symposium Series, vol. 1245, ISBN13: 9780841232013

51. Kim, J.; Renault, C.; Nioradze, N.; Arroyo-Currás, N.; Leonard, K. C.; and Bard, A. J.Electrocatalytic Activity of Individual Pt Nanoparticles Studied by Nanoscale Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8560–8568

50. Kim, J.; Renault, C.; Nioradze, N.; Arroyo-Currás, N.; Leonard, K. C.; and Bard, A. J.Nanometer Scale Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy InstrumentationAnal. Chem., 2016, 88, 1742–1747

49. Wilson, A. J. and K.A. Willets Unforeseen distance-dependent SERS spectroelectrochemistry from surface-tethered Nile Blue: the role of molecular orientationAnalyst. 2016 141, 5144

48. Wilson, A. J.; Molina, N.Y.; and K.A. WilletsModification of the electrochemical properties of Nile Blue through covalent attachment to gold as revealed by electrochemistry and SERSJ. Phys. Chem. C. 2016 120, 21091

47. Kelvey, K.; Edwards, M. A.; White, H. S.Resistive Pulse Delivery of Single Nanoparticles to Electrochemical InterfacesJ. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7, 3920–3924

46. Zhang, Y.; Edwards, M. A.; German, S. R.; and White, H. S. “Multipass Resistive-pulse Observations of the Rotational Tumbling of Individual NanorodsJ. Phys. Chem. C, 2016120, 20781–20788

45. Zaleski, S. M.; Cardinal, M. F.; Chulhai, D. V.; Wilson, A. J.; Willets, K. A.; Jensen, L.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Towards Monitoring Electrochemical Reactions with Dual-wavelength SERS: Characterization of R6G Neutral Radical Species and Covalent Tethering of R6G to Silver NanoparticlesJ. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 24982-24991

44. Zaleski, S.; Wilson, A. J.; Mattei, M.; Chen, X.; Goubert, G.; Cardinal, M. F.; Willets, K. A.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Investigating Nanoscale Electrochemistry with Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” Acc. Chem. Res.,2016, 49, 2023–2030

43. Jiang, N.; Kurouski, D.; Pozzi, E. A.; Chiang, N.; Seideman, T.; Hersam, M. C.; and Van Duyne, R. P.Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: From Concepts to Practical ApplicationsChem. Phys. Lett., 2016, 659, 16-24

42. Masango, S. S.; Hackler, R. A.; Large, N.; Henry, A.-I.; McAnally, M. O.; Schatz, G. C.; Stair, P. C.; and Van Duyne, R. P.High-Resolution Distance Dependence Study of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Enabled by Atomic Layer Deposition” Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 4251-4259

41. Fan, Y. S.; Han, C.; and Zhang, B.Recent Advances in Development and Application of NanoelectrodesAnalyst, 2016, 141, 5474-5487

40. Percival, S. J. and Zhang, B.Fast-scan Cyclic Voltammetry Allows Determination of Heterogeneous Electron-Transfer Kinetic Constants in Single Nanoparticle Collision
J. Phys. Chem. C., 2016, 120, 20536-20546

39. Hao, R.; Fan, Y. S.; and Zhang, B.Electrochemical Detection of Nanoparticle collision by reduction of silver chloride J. Electrochem. Soc., 2016, 163, H3145-H3151

38. Oja, S. M.; Fan, Y. S.; Armstrong, C. M.; Defnet, P.; and Zhang, B.Nanoscale Electrochemistry RevisitedAnal. Chem.2016, 88, 414-430

37. Hao, R. and Zhang, B.Nanopipette-based Electroplated NanoelectrodesAnal. Chem., 2016, 88, 614-620

36. Kim, J.; Bard, A. J.Electrodeposition of Single Nanometer-Size Pt Nanoparticles at a Tunneling Ultramicroelectrode and Determination of Fast Heterogeneous Kinetics for Ru(NH3)63+ Reduction,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 975–979

35. Kim, J.; Bard, A. J.Application of the Koutecký-Levich Method to the Analysis of Steady State Voltammograms with Ultramicroelectrodes,” Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 1742–1747

34. Zrimsek, A. B.; Wong, N.; Van Duyne, R. P.Single Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: A Critical Analysis of the Bianalyte vs. Isotopologue Proof,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 5133-5142

33. Peroff, A. G.; Weitz, E.; Van Duyne, R. P.Mechanistic Studies of Pyridinium Electrochemistry: Alternative Chemical Pathways in the Presence of CO2,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 1578–1586

32. Blanchard, P.-Y.; Sun, T.; Yu, Y.; Wei, Z.; Matsui, H.; Mirkin, M. V.Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Study of Permeability of a Thiolated Aryl Multilayer and Imaging of Single Nanocubes Anchored to It,” Langmuir, 2016, 32, 2500-2508

31. Wang, Y.; Shan, X.; Wang, S.; Tao, N. J.; Blanchard, P.-Y.; Hu, K.; Mirkin, M. V.Imaging Local Electric Field Distribution by Plasmonic Impedance Microscopy,” Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 1547-1552


30. Kurouski, D.; Mattei, M.; Van Duyne, R. P.Probing Redox Reactions at the Nanoscale with Electrochemical Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy,” Nano Lett., 2015, 15, 7956–7962

29. Zaleski, S.; Cardinal, M. F.; Klingsporn, J. M.; Van Duyne, R. P.Observing Single, Heterogeneous, One-Electron Transfer Reactions,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 28226–28234

28. German, S. R.; Hurd, T. S.; White, H. S.; Mega, T. L. “Sizing Individual Au Nanoparticles in Solution with Sub-Nanometer Resolution,” ACS Nano, 2015, 9(7), 7186–7194

27. Edwards, M. A.; German, S.; Dick, J. E.; Bard, A. J.; White, H. S.High-Speed Multipass Coulter Counter with Ultra-High Resolution,” ACS Nano, 2015, 9(12), 12274–12282

26. Renault, C.; Marchuk, K.; Ahn, H. S.; Titus, E.; Kim, J.; Willets, K. A.; Bard, A. J.Observation of Nanometer-Sized Electro-Active Defects in Insulating Layers by Fluorescence Microscopy and Electrochemistry,” Anal. Chem., 2015, 87(11), 5730–5737

25. Wilson, A. J.; Marchuk, K.; Willets, K. A.Imaging Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence at Single Gold Nanowire Electrodes,” Nano Lett., 2015, 15, 6110–6115

24. Wood, M.; Zhang, B.Bipolar Electrochemical Method for Dynamic in Situ Control of Single Metal Nanowire Growth,” ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 2454–2464

23. Quan, R.; Pitler, C. S.; Ratner, M. A.; Reuter, M. G. “Quantitative Interpretations of Break Junction Conductance Histograms in Molecular Electron Transport,” ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 7704–7713

22. Zhang, G.; Ratner, M. A.; Reuter, M. G. “Is Molecular Rectification Caused by Asymmetric Electrode Couplings or by a Molecular Bias Drop?J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 6254–6260

21. Shan, X; Chen, S.; Chen, Z.; Wang, H.; Chen, H.; Tao, N. J.Mapping Local Quantum Capacitance and Charged Impurities in Graphene via Plasmonic Impedance Imaging,” Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 6213–6219

20. Dick, J. E.; Renault, C.; Bard, A. J.Observation of Single Protein and DNA Macromolecule Collisions on Ultramicroelectrodes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8376–8379

19. Hill, C.; Kim, J.; Bard, A. J.Electrochemistry at a Metal Nanoparticle on a Tunneling Film: A Steady-State Model of Current Densities at a Tunneling Ultramicroelectrode,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(35), 11321−11326

18. Zhou, M.; Yu, Y.; Hu, K.; Mirkin, M. V.Nanoelectrochemical Approach to Detecting Short-Lived Intermediates of Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6517–6523

17. Sun, T.; Blanchard, P.-Y.; Mirkin, M. V.Cleaning Nanoelectrodes with Air Plasma,” Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 4092–4095

16. Wang, Y.; Cai, H.; Mirkin, M. V.Delivery of Single Nanoparticles from Nanopipettes under Resistive-Pulse Control,” ChemElectroChem, 2015, 2, 343–347

15. Mirkin, M. V.Nanoelectrodes and Liquid/Liquid Nanointerfaces,” in M.V. Mirkin and S. Amemiya (Eds.), Nanoelectrochemistry, CRC Press/Taylor & Frances, Boca Raton, FL, 2015, 539–572

14. Yu, Y.; Sun, T.; Mirkin, M. V.Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM) of Single Spherical Nanoparticles: Theory and Particle Size Evaluation,” Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 7446–7453

13. Zhou, M.; Yu, Y.; Blanchard, P.-Y.; Mirkin, M. V.Surface Patterning Using Diazonium Ink Filled Nanopipette,” Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 10956–10962

12. Chen, R.; Hu, K.; Yu, Y.; Mirkin, M. V.; Amemiya, S. “Focused-Ion-Beam-Milled Carbon Nanoelectrodes for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2015, 163, H3032-3037

11. Yu, Y.; Gao, Y.; Hu, K.; Blanchard, P.-Y.; Noël, J.-M.; Nareshkumar, T.; Phani, K. L.; Friedman, G.; Gogotsi, Y.; Mirkin, M. V.Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis at Single Gold Nanoparticles Attached to Carbon Nanoelectrodes,” ChemElectroChem, 2015, 2, 58–63

10. Wang, Y.; Shan, X.; Cui, F.; Li, J.; Wang, S.; Tao, N. J.Electrochemical Reactions in Subfemtoliter-Droplets Studied with Plasmonics-Based Electrochemical Current Microscopy,” Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 494-498


9. Reuter, M. G.; Hansen, T. “Finding Destructive Interference Features in Molecular Transport Junctions,” J. Chem. Phys., 2014, 141, 181103

8. Kim, J.; Kim, B. K; Cho, S. K.; Bard, A. J.Tunneling Ultramicroelectrode: Nanoelectrodes and Nanoparticle Collisions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8173−8176

7. Kim, J.; Connell, J. L.; Whiteley, M.; Bard, A. J.Development of a Versatile in Vitro Platform for Studying Biological Systems Using Micro-3D Printing and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,” Anal. Chem., 2014, 86 (24), 12327–12333

6. Cao, F.; Kim, J.; Bard, A. J.Detection of the Short-Lived Cation Radical Intermediate in the Electrochemical Oxidation of N,N-Dimethylaniline by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 (52), 18163–18169

5. Connell, J. L.; Kim, J.; Shear, J.; Bard, A. J.; Whiteley, M. “Real-Time Monitoring of Quorum Sensing in 3D-Printed Bacterial Aggregates Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2014, 111 (51), 18255–18260

4. Percival, S. J.; Zhang, B.Study of the Formation and Quick Growth of Thick Oxide Films Using Platinum Nanoelectrodes as a Model Electrocatalyst,” Langmuir, 2014, 30, 11235-11242

3. Hu, K.; Wang, Y.; Cai, H.; Mirkin, M. V.; Gao, Y.; Friedman, G. and Gogotsi, Y. “Open Carbon Nanopipettes as Resistive-Pulse Sensors, Rectification Sensors and Electrochemical Nanoprobes,” Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 8897−8901

2. Sun, T.; Yu, Y.; Zacher, B. J.; Mirkin, M. V.Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy of Individual Catalytic Nanoparticles,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 14120–14123

1. Fang, Y.; Wo, W. X.; Luo, Y.; Yin, S.; Wang, Y.; Shan, X.; Tao, N. J.Plasmonic Imaging of Electrochemical Oxidation of Single Nanoparticles,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 12584-12587


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