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Members: Anna K. Swan

 

Alumni: Stephan Adams, Brandon Allen, Maurice Raphael Ayache, Wolfgang Bacsa, Hang Chen, Shin Grace Chou, Stephen B Cronin, Irma Hamilton, David Mark Harrah, Eeshan Kabir, Michele Kotiuga, Jing Li, Constanze Metzger, Edward George Pastuszenski, Kunjan Rana, Jared Sharfin, Wes Uy, Preetika Vishwanathan, Andrew Gerald Walsh, Yan Yin

 

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Scanning Electron Microscope image of a nanotube spanning a gap.

Publications

K. Tantiwanichapan, A. K. Swan, and R. Paiella, "One-dimensional carbon nanostructures for terahertz electron-beam radiation," Physical Review B, Vol. 93, June 2016, pp. 235416

H. Chen, "Carbon Nanotubes and Nanohoops: Probing the Vibrational Properties and Electron-phonon Coupling Using Raman Spectroscopy," Ph.D. Dissertation, January 2015

H. Chen, M. R. Golder, F. Wang, R. Jasti, and A. K. Swan, "Raman Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanohoops," Carbon, Vol. 67, February 2014, pp. 203-213

J. G. Duque, H. Telg, H. Chen, A. K. Swan, A. P. Shreve, X. Tu, M. Zheng, and S. K. Doorn, "Quantum Interference between the Third and Fourth Exciton States in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes Using Resonance Raman Spectroscopy," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, No. 117404, 2012

D. M. Harrah, J. R. Schneck, A. A. Green, M. C. Hersam, L. D. Ziegler, and A. K. Swan, "Intensity-Dependent Exciton Dynamics of (6,5) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Momentum Selection Rules, Diffusion, and Nonlinear Interactions ," Acs Nano, Vol. 5, No. 12, November 2011, pp. 9898–9906

J. G. Duque, H. Chen, A. K. Swan, A. P. Shreve, S. Kilina, S. Tretiak, X. Tu, M. Zheng, and S. K. Doorn, "Violation of the Condon Approximation in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes," Acs Nano, 26 May 2011

D. M. Harrah, and A. K. Swan, "The Role of Length and Defects on Optical Quantum Efficiency and Exciton Decay Dynamics in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes," Acs Nano, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2011, pp. 647-655

J. R. Schneck, A. G. Walsh, A. A. Green, M. C. Hersam, L. D. Ziegler, and A. K. Swan, "Electron Correlation Effects on the Femtosecond Dephasing Dynamics of E22 Excitons in (6,5) Carbon Nanotubes," Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Vol. 115, 2011, pp. 3917-3923

J. G. Duque, H. Chen, A. K. Swan, E. H. Haroz, J. Kono, X. Tu, M. Zheng, and S. K. Doorn, "Revealing New Electronic Behaviours in the Raman Spectra of Chirality-enriched Carbon Nanotube Ensembles," Physica Status Solidi B, Vol. 247, No. 11-12, 13 September 2010, pp. 2768–2773

A. G. Walsh, W. Bacsa, A. N. Vamivakas, and A. K. Swan, "Spectroscopic Properties Unique to Nano-Emitters," Nano Letters, Vol. 8, 29 October 2008, pp. 4330-4334

A. G. Walsh, "Exciton Behavior in Carbon Nanotubes: Dielectric Screening and Decay Dynamics," Ph.D. Dissertation, September 2008

A. G. Walsh, A. N. Vamivakas, Y. Yin, S. B. Cronin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Scaling of exciton binding energy with external dielectric function in carbon nanotubes," Physica E, Vol. 40, May 2008, pp. 2375-2379

A. G. Walsh, W. Bacsa, A. N. Vamivakas, and A. K. Swan, "Pitfalls of nano-spectroscopy," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2008

A. G. Walsh, A. N. Vamivakas, Y. Yin, S. B. Cronin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Screening of Excitons in Single, Suspended Carbon Nanotubes," Nano Letters, Vol. 7, No. 6, 9 May 2007, pp. 1485-1488

A. G. Walsh, A. N. Vamivakas, Y. Yin, S. B. Cronin, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Ünlü, and A. K. Swan, "Controlled Screening of Excitons in Single, Suspended Carbon Nanotubes.," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2007

Y. Yin, A. N. Vamivakas, A. G. Walsh, S. B. Cronin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Optical Determination of Electron-Phonon Coupling in Carbon Nanotubes," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 98, No. 3, 19 January 2007, pp. 037404

W. Mu, A. N. Vamivakas, and Y. Fang, "Phonon Dispersion In Chiral Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes," Modern Physics Letters B, Vol. 21, No. 25, 2007, pp. 1667-1676

Y. Yin, A. G. Walsh, A. N. Vamivakas, S. B. Cronin, A. Stolyarov, M. Tinkham, W. Bacsa, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Tunable Resonant Raman Scattering from Singly Resonant Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 12, No. 6, November/December 2006, pp. 1083

A. N. Vamivakas, A. G. Walsh, Y. Yin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Exciton-mediated one-phonon resonant Raman scattering from one-dimensional systems," Physical Review B, Vol. 74, No. 20, 3 November 2006, pp. 205405

A. G. Walsh, A. N. Vamivakas, Y. Yin, S. B. Cronin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Screening of Excitons in Single, Suspended Carbon Nanotubes," OSA Frontiers in Optics 2006/Laser Science XXII, Rochester, New York, October 8-12, 2006., 11 October 2006

A. N. Vamivakas, A. G. Walsh, Y. Yin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "The Effect of Excitons on Raman Excitation Profiles in One-Dimensional Systems," Proceedings of IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 2006 Annual Meeting, 31 October 2006

A. N. Vamivakas, Y. Yin, A. G. Walsh, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "One and two phonon resonance Raman scattering from single wall carbon nanotubes," Near Field Optics 9, September 2006

Y. Yin, A. G. Walsh, B. B. Goldberg, S. B. Cronin, M. Tinkham, A. N. Vamivakas, M. S. Ünlü, and A. K. Swan, "Direct measurements of electron-phonon coupling of radial breathing modes in carbon nanotubes and their chirality dependence," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2006

A. N. Vamivakas, A. G. Walsh, Y. Yin, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Exciton-mediated one phonon resonant Raman scattering from 1-dimensional systems," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2006

S. B. Cronin, Y. Yin, A. G. Walsh, R. B. Capaz, A. Stolyarov, P. Tangney, M. L. Cohen, S. G. Louie, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and M. Tinkham, "Temperature Dependence of the Electronic Transition Energies in Carbon Nanotubes: The Role of Electron-Phonon Coupling and Thermal Expansion," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 96, 2006, pp. 127403

S. B. Cronin, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Dresselhaus, and M. Tinkham, "Resonant Raman spectroscopy of individual metallic and semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes under uniaxial strain," Physical Review B, Vol. 72, July 2005, pp. 035425-1,8

Y. Yin, S. B. Cronin, A. G. Walsh, A. Stolyarov, M. Tinkham, A. N. Vamivakas, R. R. Bacsa, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, A. K. Swan, and W. Bacsa, "Inelastic light scattering and light emission from single and double wall carbon nanotubes," Proceedings of the Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, May 2005

Y. Yin, A. G. Walsh, S. B. Cronin, A. K. Swan, A. Stolyarov, W. Bacsa, M. Tinkham, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Tunable resonance Raman on individual, suspended single wall carbon nanotubes," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2005

V. W. Brar, G. G. Samsonidze, A. P. Santos, S. G. Chou, D. Chattopadhyay, S. N. Kim, F. Papadimitrakopoulos, M. Zheng, G. B. Onoa, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, G. F. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Resonance Raman spectroscopy characterization of single-wall carbon nanotube separation by their metallicity and diameter ," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 5, No. 2, February 2005, pp. 209-228

S. B. Cronin, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Dresselhaus, and M. Tinkham, "Measuring the Uniaxial Strain of Individual Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes: Resonance Raman Spectra of Atomic-Force-Microscope Modified Single-Wall Nanotubes," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 93, No. 16, 12 September/October 2004, pp. 167401-1-167401-4

S. G. Chou, H. B. Ribeiro, E. B. Barros, A. P. Santos, D. Nezich, G. G. Samsonidze, C. Fantini, M. A. Pimenta, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, F. Plenz Filho, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. F. Dresselhaus, R. Saito, M. Zheng, G. B. Onoa, E. D. Semke, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Optical characterization of DNA-wrapped carbon nanotube hybrids," Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 397, September 2004, pp. 296

G. G. Samsonidze, S. G. Chou, A. P. Santos, V. W. Brar, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. Selbst, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, D. Chattopadhyay, S. N. Kim, and F. Papadimitrakopoulos, "Quantitative evaluation of the octadecylamine-assisted bulk separation of semiconducting and metallic single-wall carbon nanotubes by resonance Raman Spectroscopy," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 85, No. 6, 2 August 2004, pp. 1006-1008

S. B. Cronin, R. Barnett, M. Tinkham, S. G. Chou, O. Rabin, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Electrochemical gating of individual single-wall carbon nanotubes observed by electron transport measurements and resonant Raman spectroscopy," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 84, No. 12, March 2004, pp. 2052-2054

A. G. Souza Filho, S. G. Chou, G. G. Samsonidze, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, L. An, J. Liu, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, A. Grüneis, and R. Saito, "Stokes and anti-Stokes Raman spectra of small diameter isolated carbon nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 69, No. 11, March 2004, pp. 115428

F. Li, W. C. Ren, H. M. Cheng, S. G. Chou, J. A. Gardecki, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Identification of the constituents of double-walled carbon nanotubes using Raman spectra taken with different laser-excitation energies," Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 18, May 2003, pp. 1251-1258

A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, M. A. Pimenta, A. G. Souza Filho, G. G. Samsonidze, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, R. Saito, G. F. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Resonance Raman spectra of carbon nanotubes by cross-polarized light," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 90, No. 10, 14 March 2003, pp. 107403

A. G. Souza Filho, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, G. G. Samsonidze, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. A. Pimenta, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and R. Saito, "Competing spring constant versus double resonance effects on the properties of dispersive modes in isolated single-wall carbon nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 67, No. 3, January 2003, pp. 035427

S. G. Chou, M. S. Dresselhaus, E. Humphreys, S. Y. Chung, J. Vander Sande, Y. M. Chiang, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Raman analysis of carbon nanotube bundles for bio-electronic applications," Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, Vol. 737, 2-5 December 2002, pp. 395-400

V. W. Brar, G. G. Samsonidze, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. F. Dresselhaus, R. Saito, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, A. G. Souza Filho, and A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, "Second order harmornic and combination modes in graphite, single wall carbon nanotube bundles and isolated single wall nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 66, No. 15, 15 October 2002, pp. 155418

A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, C. Fantini, M. S. Dantas, M. A. Pimenta, A. G. Souza Filho, G. G. Samsonidze, V. W. Brar, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, and R. Saito, "Linewidth of the Raman features of individual single-wall carbon nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 66, No. 11, 15 September 2002, pp. 115411

A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, A. G. Souza Filho, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, M. A. Pimenta, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, and R. Saito, "G-Band resonant Raman study of 62 isolated single wall carbon nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 65, No. 15, 15 April 2002, pp. 155412

A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, A. G. Souza Filho, V. W. Brar, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, A. Righi, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, R. Saito, G. F. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Polarized resonant Raman Study of Isolated single wall carbon nanotubes: symmetry selection rules, dipolar and multipolar antenna effects," Physical Review B, Vol. 65, No. 12, 15 March 2002, pp. 121402(R)

A. G. Souza Filho, G. G. Samsonidze, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, R. Saito, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, and M. A. Pimenta, "Probing the electronic trigonal warping effect in individual single wall carbon nanotubes using phonon spectra," Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 354, No. 1-2, 5 March 2002, pp. 62-68

A. G. Souza Filho, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, R. Saito, M. A. Pimenta, G. F. Dresselhaus, and M. S. Dresselhaus, "Anomalous two-peak G'-band Raman in one isolated single wall carbon nanotube," Physical Review B, Vol. 65, No. 8, 15 February 2002, pp. 85417

A. G. Souza Filho, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, R. Saito, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, and M. A. Pimenta, "Effect of quantized electronic states on the dispersive Raman features in individual single wall carbon nanotubes," Physical Review B, Vol. 65, No. 3, 15 January 2002, pp. 35404

A. G. Souza Filho, A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, M. A. Pimenta, and R. Saito, "Dependence of the Second-order G'-band profile on the electronic structure of single-wall nanotubes ," Materials Research Society Proceedings Fall 2001, Vol. 706, 26-29 November 2001, pp. 181-186

A. Jorio de Vasconcelos, A. G. Souza Filho, G. F. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, B. B. Goldberg, M. A. Pimenta, J. H. Hafner, C. M. Lieber, and R. Saito, "G-Band Raman Spectra of Isolated Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Diameter and Chirality Dependence," Materials Research Society Proceedings Fall 2001, Vol. 706, 26-29 November 2001, pp. 187-192


Collaborators

Prof. Millie Dresselhaus Research Group, Physics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 02139
Dr. Antonio Souza Filho, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade federal de Ceara,Fotaleza-CE 60455-760 Brazil
Prof. Ado Jorio, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte-MG 30123-970, Brazil


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