Publications

  • “Phenyldithiocarbamate Ligands Decompose During Nanocrystal Ligand Exchange” A. M. Munro, C. Chandler, M. Garling, D. Chai, V. Popovich, L. Lystrom, S. Kilina J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 29455-29462 (2016).
  • Munro, A. M. “Selenide and Sulfide Quantum Dots and Nanocrystals: Optical Properties”. In Handbook of Luminescent Semiconductor Materials; Bergman L. and McHale J. L., Ed.; CRC Press: USA, 2012; pp 307-320.
  • “Quantum Dot/Plasmonic Nanoparticle Metachromophores with Quantum Yields That Vary with Excitation Wavelength” K. Munechika, Y. Chen, A. F. Tillack, A. P. Kulkarni, I. Jen-LaPlante, A. M. Munro, D. S. Ginger Nano Lett. 11, 2725-2730 (2011).

Presentations

  • Oral presentation at ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (June 2019)
  • “Development of a Lab-Based Food Chemistry Course : Meaningful Distance Learning for Non-Majors” Andrea M. Munro poster presentation at Western States Chemistry Education Group Meeting (April 2019)
  • “Synthesizing Doped Dot-in-Rod Quantum Dots for Use in Luminescent Solar Concentrators” Andrea M. Munro, Jenise Cavness, Toriana Vigil poster presentation at Gordon Research Conference: Semiconductor Nanocrystals – From Atomistic Insights to Applications (July 2018)
  • “Examination of the Decomposition of Phenyldithiocarbamates during Nanocrystal Ligand Exchange” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation at Telluride Science Research Center: Nanomaterials – Computation, Theory, and Experiment (July 2017)
  • “Characterizing the Effects of Dithiocarbamate Ligands on CdSe Nanocrystals” Andrea M. Munro at Pacifichem 2015 (Dec. 2015)
  • “Investigating Interactions Between CdSe Nanocrystals and Dithiocarbamate Ligands in Solution” Andrea M. Munro SCI-MIX poster presentation at the ACS Spring National Meeting (Mar. 2015)
  • “Comparing the Effects of Dithiocarbamate Ligands on CdSe Nanocrystal Spheres and Belts” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation at ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (June 2014)
  • “Comparison of How Dithiocarbamate Ligands Affect the Band Gap Energies of Colloidal CdSe Nanospheres and Nanobelts” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation for ACS Spring National Meeting (Mar. 2014)
  • “Does Shape Matter? How Nanocrystal Shape Influence Ligand Effects on Nanocrystal Luminescence” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation for the UW Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Student Association (May 2012)
  • “Does Shape Matter? How Nanocrystal Shape Influences Ligand Effects on Nanocrystal Luminescence” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation at the ACS Spring National Meeting (March 2012)
  • “Does Shape Matter? How Nanocrystal Shape Influences Ligand Effects on Nanocrystal Luminescence” Andrea M. Munro oral presentation at the University of Washington Center for Nanotechnology IGERT Celebration (Sept. 2011)

Pre-PLU Publications

  • “Spectral Control of Plamonic Emission Enhancement from Quantum Dots near Single Silver Nanoprisms” K. Munechika, Y. Chen, A. F. Tillack, A. B. Kulkarni, I. Jen-La Plante, A. M. Munro, D. S. Ginger Nano Lett. 10, 2598-2603 (2010).
  • “Photoemission Spectroscopy of Tethered CdSe Nanocrystals: Shifts in Ionization Potential and Local Vacuum Level as a Function of Nanocrystal Capping Ligand” A. M. Munro, B. Zacher, A. Graham, N. R. Armstrong ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2, 863-869 (2010).
  • “Evaluation of Transparent Carbon Nanotube Networks of Homogeneous Electronic Type” R. K. Jackson, A. Munro, K. Nebesny, N. Armstrong, S. Graham ACS Nano 4, 1377-1384 (2010).
  • “Absence of Photoinduced Charge Transfer in Blends of PbSe Quantum Dots and Conjugated Polymers” K. M. Noone, N. C. Anderson, N. E. Horwitz, A. M. Munro, A. P. Kulkarni, D. S. Ginger ACS Nano 3, 1345-1352 (2009).
  • “Controlling Film Morphology in Conjugated Polymer: Fullerene Blends with Surface Patterning” L. Y. Park, A. M. Munro, D. S. Ginger JACS 130, 15916-15926 (2008).
  • “Photoluminescence Quenching of Single CdSe Nanocrystals by Ligand Adsorption” A. M. Munro and D. S. Ginger Nano Lett. 8, 2585-2590 (2008).
  • “Excitation Enhancement of CdSe Quantum Dots by Single Metal Nanoparticles” Y. Chen, K. Munechika, I. Jen-La Plante, A. M. Munro, S. E. Skrabalak, Y. Xia, D. S. Ginger Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 053106 (2008).
  • “Colloidal CdSe Quantum Dot Electroluminescence: Ligands and Light-Emitting Diodes” A. M. Munro, J. A. Bardecker, M. S. Liu, Y.-J. Cheng, Y.-H. Niu, I. Jen-La Plante, A. K.-Y. Jen, D. S. Ginger Microchim. Acta 160, 345-350 (2008).
  • “Improving Performance from Multilayer Quantum-Dot Light-Emitting Diodes via Thermal Annealing of the Quantum Dot Layer” Y.-H. Niu, A. M. Munro, Y.-J. Cheng, Y. Tian, M. S. Liu, J. Zhao, J. A. Bardecker, I. Jen-La Plante, D. S. Ginger, A. K.-Y. Jen Adv. Mater. 19, 3371-3376 (2007).
  • “Quantitative Study of the Effects of Surface Ligand Concentration on CdSe Nanocrystal Photoluminescence” A. M. Munro, I. Jen-La Plante, M. S. Ng, D. S. Ginger J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 6220-6227 (2007).
  • “Peptide-Mediated Surface-Immobilized Quantum-Dot Hybrid Nanoassemblies with Controlled Photoluminescence” M. T. Zin, A. M. Munro, N.-Y. Wong, M. Gungormus, H. Ma, C. Tamerler, D. S. Ginger, M. Sarikaya, A. K.-Y. Jen J. Mater. Chem. 17, 866-872 (2007).
  • “Efficient CdSe/CdS Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes Using a Thermally Polymerized Hole Transport Layer” J. Zhao, J. A. Bardecker, A. M. Munro, M. S. Liu, Y. Niu, I.-K. Ding, J. Luo, B. Chen, A. K.-Y. Jen, D. S. Ginger Nano Lett. 6, 463-467 (2006).

Pre-PLU Presentations

  • “Ionization Potential of Tethered CdSe Nanocrystals: Effects of Ligands and the Local Environment” Andrea M. Munro and Neal R. Armstrong oral presentation at the SPIE Optics and Photonics Meeting (2010).
  • “Controlling the Effective Surface Work Function of Tethered CdSe Nanocrystals by Ligand Exchange” Andrea M. Munro, Brian Zacher, Amy Graham, and Neal R. Armstrong oral presentation at the Materials Research Society Fall Meetings (2009).
  • “Ligand Quenching of CdSe Quantum Dot Photoluminescence Investigated by Single Molecule Spectroscopy” Andrea M. Munro and David S. Ginger oral presentation at the American Vacuum Society Meeting (2007).
  • “Ligand Effects on Quantum Dot Photoluminescence Studied via Single Molecule Spectroscopy” Andrea M. Munro and David S. Ginger oral presentation at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (2006).
  • “Colloidal Quantum Dots: Ligands and Light-Emitting Diodes” Andrea M. Munro and David S. Ginger oral presentation at the Organic Photonics and Electronics Topical meeting with the Optical Society of America (2006) invited.
  • “Correlating Charging and Discharging Dynamics with Fluorescence Blinking in Single Quantum Dots” Andrea M. Munro and David S. Ginger poster presentation at the ACS Spring Meeting (2005).