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Department of Earth Sciences

Electron microscopy
Optical spectroscopy


Key publications: 

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Selected Publications:

Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanoparticles

S. M. Rehn, E. Ringe, “Controllably Hollow AgAu Nanoparticles via Nonaqueous, Reduction Agent-Assisted Galvanic Replacement”, Accepted in Part. Part. Syst. Char. (2018)

 D. F. Swearer, R. K. Leary, R. Newell, S. Yazdi, H. Robatjazi, Y. Zhang, D. Renard, P. Nordlander, P. A. Midgley, N. J. Halas, E. Ringe, “Transition Metal Decorated Aluminum Nanocrystals” ACS Nano (2017), 11, 10281-10288

 S. Yazdi, J. R. Daniel, N. Large, G. C. Schatz, D. Boudreau, E. Ringe, “Reversible Shape and Plasmon Tuning in Hollow AgAu Nanorods”, Nano Lett. (2016), 16, 6939-6945

 R. K. Leary, A. Kumar, P. Straney, S. M. Collins, S. Yazdi, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, P. A. Midgley, J. E. Millstone, E. Ringe, “Structural and Optical Properties of Discrete Dentritic Pt Nanoparticles on Colloidal Au Nanoprisms”, J. Phys. Chem. C (2016), 120, 20843-20851

 E. Ringe, A.-I. Henry, B. Sharma, L. D. Marks, R. P. Van Duyne “Single Nanoparticle Plasmonics”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2013), 15, 4110-4129

E. Ringe, J. M. McMahon, K. N. Sohn, C. Cobley, Y. Xia, J. Huang, G. C. Schatz, L. D. Marks, R. P. Van Duyne, “Unraveling the Effects of Size, Composition, and Substrate on the Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Frequency of Gold and Silver Nanocubes: A Systematic Single Particle Approach”, J. Phys. Chem. C (2010), 114, 12511-12516


Crystallography and Nanoparticle Shape

E. Ringe, “Nanocrystalline Materials: Recent Advances in Crystallographic Characterization Techniques”, IUCrJ Invited Feature Article (2014), 1, 530-539 

E. Ringe, R. P. Van Duyne, L. D. Marks, “Kinetic and Thermodynamic Modified Wulff Constructions for Twinned Nanoparticles”, J. Phys. Chem. C (2013), 117, 15859-15870

E. Ringe, R. P. Van Duyne, L. D. Marks, “Wulff Construction for Alloy Nanoparticles”, Nano Lett. (2011), 11, 3399-3403 


Inorganic and 2D Materials

G. R. Bhimanapati, Z. Lin, V. Meunier, J. Cha, S. Das, D. Xiao, M. Strano, V. Cooper, L. Liang, S. G. Louie, E. Ringe, W. Zhou, B. G. Sumpter, H. Terrones, F. Xia, J. Zhu, D. Akinwande, N. Alem, J. Schuller, R. Schaak, M. Terrones, J. A. Robinson, “Recent Advances in 2D Materials Beyond Graphene”, ACS Nano (2015), 9, 11509-11539

X. Wang, Y. Gong, G. Shi, W. L. Chow, K. Keyshar, G. Ye, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, Z. Liu, E. Ringe, B. K. Tay, P. M. Ajayan “Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Crystalline Monolayer MoSe2”, ACS Nano (2014), 8, 5125-5131

G. Oh, E. Ringe, R. P. Van Duyne, J. A. Ibers, “Synthesis, Structure, and Optical Properties of CsU2(PO4)3”, J. Solid State Chem. (2012), 185, 124-129


Adapting Science Education for Individuals with Visual Disabilities

A. Kumar, L. A. McCarthy, S. M. Rehn, D. F. Swearer, R.N. Newell, S. Gereta, E. Villarreal, S. Yazdi, E. Ringe, “Exploring Scientific Ideas in Informal Settings: Activities for Individuals with Visual Disabilities”, Accepted in J. Chem. Ed. (2018)

A. Stender, R. Newell, E. Villarreal, D. F. Swearer, E. Bianco, E. Ringe, “Communicating Science Concepts to Individuals with Visual Impairments using Short Learning Modules”, J. Chem. Ed. (2016), 93, 2052-2057



University Lecturer (jointly appointed with Materials Science and Metallurgy)
Dr Emilie  Ringe

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+44 (0) 1223 764919
Takes PhD students


Person keywords: 
Mineral Physics