• 80537 Citations
1971 …2020

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Research Interests

Professor Schatz’ research involves theory and computation as applies to problems in nanotechnology, properties of materials, macromolecular structures and dynamics, molecular self-assembly, optics, materials physics and biophysics. His research group is also interested in electronic structure methods, in quantum and classical theories of dynamical processes, and in using these methods to study the reactions of molecules at interfaces.

Major areas of interest are:

  • The optical properties of metal nanoparticles and aggregates of nanoparticles, including applications in extinction and surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Rayleigh scattering and a variety of nonlinear optical properties.
  • The properties of nanostructured materials, especially as pertains to metal nanoparticles that are linked by polymers such as DNA or peptides.
  • The mechanical properties of materials, particularly concerning the properties of carbon-containing materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and diamond. He is also interested in mechanically bistable molecules, and their use in molecular machines.
  • Chemical processes that take place under nonthermal conditions, especially processes that take place at surfaces.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemistry, PhD, California Institute of Technology

Chemistry, BS, Clarkson University

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  • Research Output

    Analytical Approaches to Identify Plasmon-like Excited States in Bare and Ligand-Protected Metal Nanoclusters

    Gieseking, R. L. M., Ashwell, A. P., Ratner, M. A. & Schatz, G. C., Feb 6 2020, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 124, 5, p. 3260-3269 10 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Control of Charge Carriers and Band Structure in 2D Monolayer Molybdenum Disulfide via Covalent Functionalization

    Jones, L. O., Mosquera, M. A., Ratner, M. A. & Schatz, G. C., Jan 29 2020, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 12, 4, p. 4607-4615 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Embedding Methods for Quantum Chemistry: Applications from Materials to Life Sciences

    Jones, L. O., Mosquera, M. A., Schatz, G. C. & Ratner, M. A., Feb 19 2020, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142, 7, p. 3281-3295 15 p.

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  • 2 Scopus citations

    Engineering Directionality in Quantum Dot Shell Lasing Using Plasmonic Lattices

    Guan, J., Sagar, L. K., Li, R., Wang, D., Bappi, G., Watkins, N. E., Bourgeois, M. R., Levina, L., Fan, F., Hoogland, S., Voznyy, O., Martins De Pina, J., Schaller, R. D., Schatz, G. C., Sargent, E. H. & Odom, T. W., Feb 12 2020, In : Nano letters. 20, 2, p. 1468-1474 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Fluorinating π-Extended Molecular Acceptors Yields Highly Connected Crystal Structures and Low Reorganization Energies for Efficient Solar Cells

    Swick, S. M., Alzola, J. M., Sangwan, V. K., Amsterdam, S. H., Zhu, W., Jones, L. O., Powers-Riggs, N., Facchetti, A., Kohlstedt, K. L., Schatz, G. C., Hersam, M. C., Wasielewski, M. R. & Marks, T. J., Jun 1 2020, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 10, 23, 2000635.

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  • 1 Scopus citations