Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
2589 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5598



Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 1975

B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland) 1971

Wang, H-N, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, Bowie, ML, Seewaldt, VL, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Multiplexed Detection of MicroRNA Biomarkers Using SERS-Based Inverse Molecular Sentinel (iMS) Nanoprobes." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and Interfaces 120.37 (September 2016): 21047-21050. Full Text

Khoury, CG, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Reversible Gating of Plasmonic Coupling for Optical Signal Amplification." Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 8.28 (July 7, 2016): 18157-18164. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Gandra, N, Fales, AM, Taylor, SM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Sensitive DNA detection and SNP discrimination using ultrabright SERS nanorattles and magnetic beads for malaria diagnostics." Biosensors & Bioelectronics 81 (July 2016): 8-14. Full Text

Zaffino, C, Ngo, HT, Register, J, Bruni, S, and Vo-Dinh, T. "“Dry-state” surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS): toward non-destructive analysis of dyes on textile fibers." Applied Physics A 122.7 (July 2016). Full Text

Bibikova, O, Popov, A, Bykov, A, Fales, A, Yuan, H, Skovorodkin, I, Kinnunen, M, Vainio, S, Vo-Dinh, T, Tuchin, VV, and Meglinski, I. "Plasmon-Resonant Gold Nanostars With Variable Size as Contrast Agents for Imaging Applications." Ieee Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 22.3 (May 2016): 13-20. Full Text

Gandra, N, Hendargo, HC, Norton, SJ, Fales, AM, Palmer, GM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tunable and amplified Raman gold nanoprobes for effective tracking (TARGET): in vivo sensing and imaging." Nanoscale 8.16 (April 11, 2016): 8486-8494. Full Text

Yuan, H, Gomez, JA, Chien, JS, Zhang, L, Wilson, CM, Li, S, Fales, AM, Liu, Y, Grant, GA, Mirotsou, M, Dzau, VJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform." Journal of Biophotonics 9.4 (April 2016): 406-413. Full Text

Norton, SJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Optical Fano resonances in a nonconcentric nanoshell." Applied Optics 55.10 (April 1, 2016): 2611-2611. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Wang, H-N, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic SERS biosensing nanochips for DNA detection." Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 408.7 (March 2016): 1773-1781. (Review) Full Text


Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Combs, RJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." December 1, 2005.

Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Colton, R, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." January 1, 2004.

Vo-Dinh, T, Griffin, GD, Wintenberg, AL, Stokes, DT, Stratis, D, Mobley, J, and Maples, R. "Multi-functional biochip for biological agent detection." January 1, 2003. Full Text

Allain, LR, Stratis, DN, Cullum, BM, Mobley, J, Hajaligol, MR, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Real-time detection of PAH mixtures in the vapor phase at high temperatures." January 1, 2003. Full Text