Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
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

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

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

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

Norton, SJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Photothermal effects of plasmonic metal nanoparticles in a fluid." Journal of Applied Physics 119.8 (February 28, 2016): 083105-083105. Full Text

Register, JK, Fales, AM, Wang, H-N, Norton, SJ, Cho, EH, Boico, A, Pradhan, S, Kim, J, Schroeder, T, Wisniewski, NA, Klitzman, B, and Vo-Dinh, T. "In vivo detection of SERS-encoded plasmonic nanostars in human skin grafts and live animal models." Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 407.27 (November 2015): 8215-8224. Full Text

Fales, AM, Norton, SJ, Crawford, BM, DeLacy, BG, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Fano resonance in a gold nanosphere with a J-aggregate coating." Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP 17.38 (October 2015): 24931-24936. 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