Nanocrystals and optical spectorscopy:
Shape-controlled synthesis nanocrystals (mainly metal and semiconductors) by wet-chemistry approaches.
Self-assembly of nanocrystals into ordered architectures by various self-assembly techniques.
Characterization of nanocrystals and their self-assemblies by optical and morphological characterizations.
Modifying surface chemistry of nanocrystals for biocompatibility.
Development of biosensors based localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) spectroscopy and surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS).
Development of nanocrystal-based therapeutics.
Single-particle scattering and fluorescence spectroscopy of metal and semiconductor nanocrystals.
Time-resolved photoluminescence and absorption spectroscopy.