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

Fales, Andrew M., et al. “Silica-coated gold nanostars for combined surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) detection and singlet-oxygen generation: a potential nanoplatform for theranostics.Langmuir : The Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids, vol. 27, no. 19, Oct. 2011, pp. 12186–90. Epmc, doi:10.1021/la202602q. Full Text

Duong, H. D., et al. “Amplification of fluorescence emission of CdSe/ZnS QDs entrapped in a sol-gel matrix, a new approach for detection of trace level of PAHs.” Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, vol. 157, no. 1, Sept. 2011, pp. 139–45. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2011.03.038. Full Text

Duval, A., et al. “Nanostructured substrates for surface plasmon resonance sensors.” 2011 International Workshop on Biophotonics, Biophotonics 2011, Aug. 2011. Scopus, doi:10.1109/IWBP.2011.5954821. Full Text

Scaffidi, Jonathan P., et al. “Activity of psoralen-functionalized nanoscintillators against cancer cells upon X-ray excitation.Acs Nano, vol. 5, no. 6, June 2011, pp. 4679–87. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nn200511m. Full Text

Ruffin, P. B., et al. “Nanotechnology research and development for military and industrial applications.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 7980, May 2011. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.878970. Full Text

Dhawan, A., et al. “Deep UV nano-microstructuring of substrates for surface plasmon resonance imaging.Nanotechnology, vol. 22, no. 16, Apr. 2011, p. 165301. Epmc, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/22/16/165301. Full Text

Dhawan, Anuj, et al. “Hybrid top-down and bottom-up fabrication approach for wafer-scale plasmonic nanoplatforms.Small (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 7, no. 6, Mar. 2011, pp. 727–31. Epmc, doi:10.1002/smll.201002186. Full Text

Liu, Quan, et al. “Compact point-detection fluorescence spectroscopy system for quantifying intrinsic fluorescence redox ratio in brain cancer diagnostics.J Biomed Opt, vol. 16, no. 3, Mar. 2011, p. 037004. Pubmed, doi:10.1117/1.3558840. Full Text

Gregas, Molly K., et al. “Characterization of nanoprobe uptake in single cells: spatial and temporal tracking via SERS labeling and modulation of surface charge.Nanomedicine : Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 7, no. 1, Feb. 2011, pp. 115–22. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.nano.2010.07.009. Full Text

Dhawan, Anuj, et al. “Narrow groove plasmonic nano-gratings for surface plasmon resonance sensing.Optics Express, vol. 19, no. 2, Jan. 2011, pp. 787–813. Epmc, doi:10.1364/oe.19.000787. Full Text