1. Zeng, Y., Hyunggyu Joo, P., Yang, K., and Tao, A.R. (2021). Computation-Motivated Design of Ternary Plasmonic Copper Chalcogenide Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials, 33 (1), 117-125. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c02951)
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  3. Lee, Y.U., G. Bimananda M. Wisna, Hsu, S.W., Zhao, J., Lei, M., Li, S., Tao, A.R., and Liu, Z. (2020) Imaging of Nanoscale Light Confinement in Plasmonic Nanoantennas by Brownian Optical Microscopy. ACS Nano14 (6), 7666-7672 (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c04019)

  4. Lipomi, D.J., Fenning, D.P., Ong, S.P., Shah, N.J., Tao, A.R., and Zhang, L. (2020)

    Exploring Frontiers in Research and Teaching: NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering at UC San Diego ACS Nano14 (8), 9203-9216 (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c06256)

  5. Lee, Y.U., Bimananda, G., Wisna, M., Hsu, S.W., Zhao, J., Lei, M., Li, S., Tao, A.R., Liu, Z. (2020) Imaging of Nanoscale Light Confinement in Plasmonic Nanoantennas by Brownian Optical Microscopy. ACS Nano14 (6), 7666-7672 (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c04019)

  6. Wang J., Hsu S.W., Gonzalez-Pech N., Jhunjhunwala A., Chen F., Hariri A., Grassian V., Tao A.R., Jokerst J.V. (2019) Copper Sulfide Nanodisks and Nanoprisms for Photoacoustic Ovarian Tumor Imaging. Part Part Syst Charact. Aug;36(8):1900171. (DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201900171)
  7. Qian, H., Li, S., Chen, C.F., Hsu, S.W., Bopp, S.E., Ma, Q., Tao, A.R., & Liu, Z. (2019). Large optical nonlinearity enabled by coupled metallic quantum wells. Light: Science & Applications8(1), 13. (DOI: 10.1038/S41377-019-0123-4)
  8. Zeng, Y., Qian, H., Rozin, M. J., Liu, Z., & Tao, A. R. (2018). Enhanced Second Harmonic Generation in Double‐Resonance Colloidal Metasurfaces. Advanced Functional Materials28(51), 1803019. (DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201803019)
  9. Hsu, S. W., & Tao, A. R. (2018). Halide-Directed Synthesis of Square Prismatic Ag Nanocrystals by the Polyol Method. Chemistry of Materials. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01166)
  10. Hsu, S. W., Long, Y., Subramanian, A. G., & Tao, A. R. (2018). Directed assembly of metal nanoparticles in polymer bilayers. Molecular Systems Design & Engineering3(2), 390-396. (DOI: 10.1039/C7ME00104E)
  11. Smith, S. C., Bryks, W., & Tao, A. R. (2018). Supramolecular Assembly of Single-Source Metal–Chalcogenide Nanocrystal Precursors. Langmuir. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01043)
  12. Qian, H., Hsu, S. W., Gurunatha, K., Riley, C.T., Zhao, J., Lu, D., Tao, A.R. and Z. Liu. (2018). Efficient light generation from enhanced inelastic electron tunnelling. Nat. Photon12, 485-488. (DOI: 10.1038/s41566-018-0216-2)
  13. S.W. Hsu, A.L. Rodarte, M. Som, G. Arya, & A.R. Tao (2018). “Colloidal plasmonic nanocomposites: from fabrication to optical function.” Chemical reviews118(6), 3100-3120. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00364)
  14. A.L. Rodarte & A. R. Tao. (2017) “Plasmon–Exciton Coupling between Metallic Nanoparticles and Dye Monomers.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C121(6), 3496-3502. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b08905)
  15. Bryks, W., Smith, S. C., & Tao, A. R. (2017). Metallomesogen Templates for Shape Control of Metal Selenide Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials29(8), 3653-3662. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00459)
  16. Forati, E., Dill, T. J., Tao, A. R., & Sievenpiper, D. (2016). Photoemission-based microelectronic devices. Nature communications7, 13399. (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13399)
  17. W. Bryks, E. Lupi, C. Ngo, and A.R. Tao. (2016) “Digenite Nanosheets Synthesized by Thermolysis of Layered Copper-Alkanethiolate Frameworks.” JACS, 138(41), 13717-13725. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b08264)
  18. T.J. Dill, M.J. Rozin, S. Palani, and A.R. Tao. (2016) “Colloidal Nanoantennas for Hyperspectral Chemical Mapping.” ACS nano, 10(8), 7523-7531. (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b02403)
  19. B.C. Marin, S.W. Hsu, L. Chen, A. Lo, D.W. Zwissler, Z. Liu, Z., and A.R. Tao. (2016) “Plasmon-Enhanced Two-Photon Absorption in Photoluminescent Semiconductor Nanocrystals.” ACS Photonics, 3(4), 526 (2016). (DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00037)
  20. A.R. Tao. “Nanoparticles meet their sticky ends.” Science, 351, 6273, 561-562 (2016). (DOI: 10.1126/science.aae0455)
  21. C. Murthy, Chaitanya, B. Gao, A.R. Tao, G. Arya. “Dynamics of nanoparticle assembly from disjointed images of nanoparticle composites.” Physical Review E, 93, 2, 022501 (2016). (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.022501)
  22. G.K. Laxminarayana, S. Marvi, G. Arya, and A.R. Tao. “Computationally Guided Assembly of Oriented Nanocubes by Modulating Grafted Polymer-Surface Interactions.” Nano Letters, 15, 11, 7377-7382 (2015). (DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02748)
  23. G.K. Laxminarayana, M.R. Rozin, S. Smith, and A.R. Tao. “Modular, Polymer-Directed Nanoparticle Assembly for Fabricating Metamaterials.” Faraday Discussions , (2015). (DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00134J)
  24. C.R. Murthy, B. Gao, A.R. Tao, and G. Arya. “Automated Quantitative Image Analysis of Nanoparticle Assembly.” Nanoscale, 7, 21, 9793-9805 (2015). (DOI: 10.1039/C5NR00809C)
  25. S.-W. Hsu, C. Ngo, W. Bryks, and A.R. Tao. “Shape Focusing During the Anisotropic Growth of CuS Triangular Nanoprisms.” Chemistry of Materials, 27, 14, 4957-4963 (2015). (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01223)
  26. M.R. Rozin, D. Rosen, T. Dill, and A.R. Tao. “Colloidal Metasurfaces Displaying Near-Ideal and Tunable Light Absorbance in the Infrared.”  Nature Communications, 6, 7325 (2015). (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8325)
  27. A. Zaretski, B.C. Marin, H. Moetazedi, T.J. Dill, L. Jibril, C. Kong, A.R. Tao, and D.J. Lipomi. “Using the Thickness of Graphene to Template Lateral Sub-Nanometer Gaps between Gold Nanostructures.” Nano Letters, 15 (1), 635–640 (2015). (DOI:10.1021/nl504121w)
  28. B. Gao, Y. Alvi, V. Li, and A.R. Tao. “Polymer-Directed Assembly of Colloidal Nanoparticle Heterojunctions.” CrystEngComm, 16, 9434-9440(2014). (DOI: 10.1039/C4CE00681J)
  29. S.-W. Hsu, C. Ngo, and A.R. Tao. “Tunable and Directional Plasmonic Coupling within Semiconductor Nanodisk Assemblies.” Nano Letters, 14, 2372–2380 (2014). (DOI: 10.1021/nl404777h)
  30. W. Bryks, M. Wette, N. Velez, S-.W. Hsu, and A.R. Tao. “Supramolecular Precursors for the Synthesis of Anisotropic Cu2S Nanocrystals.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 6175–6178 (2014). (DOI: 10.1021/ja500786p)
  31. D.A. Rosen and A.R. Tao. “Modeling the Optical Properties of Bowtie Antenna Generated By Self-Assembled Ag Triangular Nanoprisms.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 4134–4142 (2014). (DOI: 10.1021/am4057612)
  32. A.R. Tao. “Metamaterials: Metamaterials go GATTACA.” Nature Photonics, 8, 6-8 (2013). (DOI:10.1038/nphoton.2013.351)
  33. B. Gao, M. Rozin, and A.R. Tao. “Plasmonic Nanocomposites: Polymer-Guided Strategies for Assembling Metal Nanoparticles.” Nanoscale,5, 5677-5691 (2013). (DOI: 10.1039/C3NR01091K)
  34. B. Gao , Y. Alvi , D. Rosen , M. Lav, A.R. Tao. “Designer nanojunctions: orienting shaped nanoparticles within polymer thin-film nanocomposites.” Chemical Communications, Advance Article for the Emerging Investigators 2013 Issue. (2013). (DOI:10.1039/C2CC37158H)
  35. S.W. Hsu, W. Bryks, and A.R. Tao. “The Effects of Carrier Density and Shape on the Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances of Cu2-xS Nanodisks.” Chemistry of Materials, 24, 3765–3771 (2012). (DOI:10.1021/cm302363x)
  36. B. Gao, G. Arya, and A.R. Tao. “Self-Orienting Nanocubes for the Assembly of Plasmonic Nanojunctions,” Nature Nanotechnology 7, 433-437 (2012).
    Highlighted in Nature Nano’s News & Views… (DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2012.113)
  37. S.-W. Hsu, K. On, and A.R. Tao. “Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances of Anisotropic Semiconductor Nanocrystals.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 19072 (2011). (DOI: 10.1021/ja2089876)
  38. S.-W. Hsu, K. On, B. Gao and A.R. Tao. “Polyelectrolyte-Templated Synthesis of Bimetallic Nanoparticles.” Langmuir, 27, 8494 (2011). (DOI: 10.1021/la2014122)
  39. S.Y. Hwang and A.R. Tao. “Biofunctionalization of Gold Nanorods.” Pure and Applied Chemistry, 83, 233 (2011). (DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-10-09-35)


  40. A.R. Tao, K. Niesz, D.E. Morse. “Bio-Inspired Nanofabrication of Complex Metal Oxides.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, 7916 (2010). (DOI: 10.1039/C0JM00786B)
  41. A.R. Tao, D.G. DeMartini, M. Izumi, A. Sweeney, D.E. Morse. “The role of protein assembly in dynamically tunable bio-optical tissues.” Biomaterials, 31, 793 (2010). (DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2009.10.038)
  42. M. Izumi, A.M. Sweeney, D. DeMartini, J.C. Weaver, M.L. Powers, A. Tao, T.V. Silvas, R.M. Kramer, W.J. Crookes-Goodson, L.M. Mäthger, R.R. Naik, R.T. Hanlon, D.E. Morse. “Changes in reflectin protein phosphorylation are associated with dynamic iridescence in squid.” Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7, 549 (2009). (DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2009.0299)
  43. W. Galush, S.A. Shelby, M.J. Mulvihill, A.R. Tao, P. Yang, J.T. Groves. “A nanocube plasmonic sensor for molecular binding on membrane surfaces.” Nano Letters, 9, 2077 (2009). (DOI: 10.1021/nl900513k)
  44. A.R. Tao. “Nanocrystal Assembly for Bottom-Up Plasmonic Materials & SERS Sensing.” Pure and Applied Chemistry, 81, 61, (2008). (DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-08-08-38)
  45. A.R. Tao, D.P. Ceperley, P. Sinsermsuksakul, A. Neureuther, and P. Yang. “Self-Organized Silver Nanoparticles for Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Crystals.” Nano Letters, 8, 11 (2008). (DOI: 10.1021/nl802877h)
  46. A.R. Tao, J. Huang, and P.Yang. “Langmuir−Blodgettry of Nanocrystals and Nanowires.” Accounts of Chemical Research, Special Issue: Nanoscience, 41, 1662 (2008). (DOI: 10.1021/ar8000525)
  47. A.R. Tao, S. Habas, and P.Yang. Invited review: “Shape control of colloidal metal nanocrystals.” Small, 4, 310 (2008). (DOI: 10.1002/smll.200701295)
  48. M. Mulvihill, A.R. Tao, K. Benjauthrit, J. Arnold, and P. Yang. “Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Trace Arsenic Detection in Contaminated Water.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 47, 1, (2008). (DOI: 10.1002/anie.200800776)
  49. A.R. Tao, P. Sinsermsuksakul, and P. Yang. “Tunable plasmonic superlattices of silver nanocrystals.” Nature Nanotechnology, 2, 435 (2007). Cover image. (DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2007.189)
  50. D.J. Sirbuly, A.R. Tao, M. Law, R. Fan, and P. Yang. “Multi-functional nanowire evanescent wave optical sensors.” Advanced Materials, 19, 61 (2007). (DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601995)
  51. A.R. Tao, P. Sinsermsuksakul, and P. Yang. “Polyhedral silver nanocrystals with distinct scattering signatures.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 45, 4597 (2006). (DOI: 10.1002/anie.200601277)
  52. J. Huang, A. Tao, S. Connor, P. Yang. “A general method for assembling single nanoparticle lines.” Nano Letters, 6, 524 (2006). (DOI: 10.1021/nl060235u)
  53.  A. Tao*, J. Huang*, F. Kim*, S. Conner, P. Yang, “Spontaneous formation of nanoparticle stripe patterns through dewetting.” Nature Materials, 4, 896 (2005). (DOI: 10.1038/nmat1517)
  54. A.R. Tao, P. Yang. “Polarized surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy on coupled metallic nanowires.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 15687 (2005). (DOI: 10.1021/jp053353z)
  55. A. Tao, F. Kim, C. Hess, J. Goldberger, R. He, Y. Sun, Y. Xia, and P. Yang. “Langmuir-Blodgett silver nanowire monolayers for molecular sensing using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.” Nano Letters, 3, 1229 (2003). (DOI: 10.1021/nl0344209)
  56. H.O. Jacobs, A.R. Tao, A. Schwartz, D.H. Gracias, and G.M. Whitesides.  “Fabrication of a cylindrical display by patterned assembly.”  Science, 296, 323 (2002). (DOI: 10.1126/science.1069153)