Publications

At Minnesota:

21. I. M. Slauch, M. G. Deceglie, T. J Silverman, V. E. Ferry, “Model for characterization and optimization of spectrally selective structures to reduce the operating temperature and improve the energy yield of photovoltaic modules,” ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2, 3614 - 3623 (2019).DOI

20. D. B. Dement, M. K. Quan, V. E. Ferry, "Nanoscale patterning of colloidal nanocrystal films for nanophotonic applications using direct write electron beam lithography," ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11, 14970 – 14979 (2019). DOI

19. R. A. Gnabasik, D. T. Valley, M. K. Quan, V. E. Ferry, D. J. Flannigan, “Direct imaging of incoherent-to-coherent structural dynamics in plasmonic nanorods with ultrafast electron microscopy,” Microscopy and Microanalysis (2019), accepted.

18. T. Zhang, D. B. Dement, V. E. Ferry , and R. J. Holmes, "Intrinsic measurements of exciton transport in photovoltaic cells", Nature Communications, 10, 1156 (2019). DOI

17. S. K. E. Hill, R. Connell, C. Peterson, J. Hollinger, M. A. Hillmyer, U. Kortshagen, and V. E. Ferry, “Silicon quantum dot – poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposites with reduced light scattering for luminescent solar concentrators,” ACS Photonics, 6, 170 – 180 (2019). DOI

16. D. B. Dement, M. Puri, and V. E. Ferry, “Determining the complex refractive index of neat CdSe/CdS quantum dot films,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 21557 – 21568 (2018). DOI

15. I. M. Slauch, M. G. Deceglie, T. J Silverman, V. E. Ferry, “Two-layer anti-reflection coatings with optimized sub-bandgap reflection for solar modules,” Proceedings of SPIE, 10759, 1075911 (2018).

14. I. M. Slauch, M. G. Deceglie, T. J Silverman, V. E. Ferry. “Performance of low-complexity spectrally selective one-dimensional mirrors for photovoltaic thermal management,” Proceedings of the 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion – 45th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii  (2018). Link

13. P. Pachidis and V. E. Ferry, “Tunable optical chirality in a metamaterial platform with off-resonantly coupled metal-dielectric components,” Optics Express, 26, 17289 – 17298 (2018). DOI

12. I. M. Slauch, M. G. Deceglie, T. J Silverman, and V. E. Ferry, “Spectrally-selective mirrors with combined optical and thermal benefit for photovoltaic module thermal management,” ACS Photonics, 5, 1528 – 1538 (2018). DOI

11. R. Connell, C. Pinnell, and V. E. Ferry, “Designing spectrally-selective mirrors for use in luminescent solar concentrators,” Journal of Optics, 20, 024009 (2018). DOI

10. M. O. Ogunyankin*, J. E. Shin*, D. O. Lapotko, V. E. Ferry, J. A. Zasadzinski, “Optimizing the NIR fluence threshold for nanobubble formation by controlled synthesis of 10 – 40 nm hollow gold nanoshells,” Adv. Funct. Mater., 1705272 (2018). DOI

9. T. J Silverman, M. G. Deceglie, I. Subedi, N. J. Podraza, I. M. Slauch, V. E. Ferry, I. Repins, “Reducing operating temperature in photovoltaic modules,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 8, 532 – 540 (2018). DOI

8. M. Puri and V.E. Ferry, "Circular cichroism of CdSe nanocrystals bound by chiral carboxylic acids," ACS Nano, 11, 12240-12246 (2017). DOI

7. R. Connell and V. E. Ferry. "Integrating photonics with luminescent solar concentrators: optical transport in the presence of photonic mirrors, "  J. Phys. Chem. C., 120, 20991 – 20997 (2016). DOI

6. D. T. Valley, V. E. Ferry, D. J. Flannigan. “Imaging intra- and inter-particle acousto-plasmonic vibrational dynamics with ultrafast electron microscopy.” Nano Lett., 16, 7302 – 7308 (2016). DOI

5. V. E. Ferry*, M. Hentschel*, A. P. Alivisatos, "Circular dichroism in off-resonantly coupled plasmonic nanosystems, " Nano Letters, 15, 8336 (2015). DOI

4. N. D. Bronstein, Y. Yao, L. Xu, E. O'Brien, A. S. Powers, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, R. G. Nuzzo, "Quantum dot luminescent concentrator cavity exhibiting 30-fold concentration, " ACS Photonics, 2, 1576 (2015). DOI

3. M. Hentschel, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, "Optical rotation reversal in the response of chiral plasmonic nano systems: the role of plasmon hybridization, " ACS Photonics, 2, 1253 (2015). DOI

2. S. V. Boriskina, J. Tong, V. E. Ferry, J. Michel, A. Kildishev, "Breaking the limits of optical energy conversion," Optics and Photonics News (2015). DOI

1. V. E. Ferry, "Nanophotonic designs for luminescent solar concentrators", SPIE Newsroom (2015). DOI

Pre-Minnesota:

18. S. E. Lee, Q. Chen, R. Bhat, S. Petkiewicz, J. M. Smith, V. E. Ferry, A. L. Correia, A. P. Alivisatos, M. J. Bissell, "Reversible aptamer-Au plasmon rulers for secreted single molecules," Nano Letters, 15, 4564 (2015). DOI

17. V. E. Ferry, J. M. Smith, A. P. Alivisatos, "Symmetry breaking in chiral plasmonic nanoparticle assemblies," ACS Photonics, 1, 1189 (2014). DOI

16. N. D. Bronstein, L. Li, Y. Yao, L. Xu, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, R. G. Nuzzo, "Luminescent solar concentration with semiconductor nanorods and transfer-printed micro-silicon solar cells," ACS Nano, 8, 44 (2014). DOI

15. M. Scheele,  J. H. Engel, V. E. Ferry, D. Hanifi, Y. Liu, A. P. Alivisatos, "Nonmonotonic size dependence in the hole mobility of methoxide stabilized PbSe quantum dot solids," ACS Nano, 7, 6774 (2013). DOI

14. M. G. Deceglie, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, H. A. Atwater, "Accounting for material quality in the optoelectronic design of thin-film solar cells," IEEE J. Photovolt., 99, 1 (2013). DOI

13. Y. Yu, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, L. Cao, "Dielectric core-shell optical antennas for strong solar absorption enhancement," Nano Lett., 12, 3674 (2012). DOI

12. M. G. Deceglie, V. E. Ferry, A. P. Alivisatos, H. A. Atwater, "Design of nanostructured solar cells using coupled optical and electrical modeling," Nano Lett., 12, 2894 (2012). DOI

11. P. Spinelli, V. E. Ferry, J. van de Groep, M. C. van Lare, M. A. Verschuuren, R. E. I. Schropp, H. A. Atwater, A. Polman, "Plasmonic light trapping in thin-film Si solar cells," J. Opt., 14, 024002 (2012). DOI

10. V. E. Ferry, A. Polman, H. A. Atwater, "Modeling light trapping in nanostructured solar cells," ACS Nano, 5, 10055 (2011). DOI

9. K. Aydin, V. E. Ferry, R. M. Briggs, H. A. Atwater, "Broadband, polarization-independent resonant absorption using ultra-thin plasmonic super absorbers," Nat. Commun., 2, 517 (2011). DOI

8. V. E. Ferry, M. A. Verschuuren, M. C. van Lare, R. E. I. Schropp, H. A. Atwater, A. Polman, "Optimized spatial correlations for broadband light trapping nanopatterns in high efficiency ultra-thin film a-Si:H solar cells," Nano Lett., 11, 4239 (2011). DOI

7. W. Ma, S. L. Swisher, T. Ewers, J. Engel, V. E. Ferry, H. A. Atwater, A. P. Alivisatos, "Photovoltaic performance of ultra-small PbSe quantum dots," ACS Nano, 5, 8140 (2011). DOI

6. V. E. Ferry, M. A. Verschuuren, H. B. T. Li, E. Verhagen, R. J. Walters, R. E. I. Schropp, H. A. Atwater, A. Polman, "Light trapping in ultrathin plasmonic solar cells," Opt. Exp. 18, A237 (2010). DOI

5. V. E. Ferry, J. N. Munday, H. A. Atwater, "Design considerations for plasmonic photovoltaics," Adv. Mat. 22, 4794 (2010). DOI

4. V. E. Ferry, M. A. Verschuuren, H. B. T. Li, R. E. I. Schropp, H. A. Atwater, A. Polman, "Improved red-response in thin film a-Si:H solar cells with soft-imprinted plasmonic back reflectors," Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 183503 (2009). DOI

3. P. N. Saeta, V. E. Ferry, D. Pacifici,  J. N. Munday, H. A. Atwater, "How much can guided modes enhance absorption in thin solar cells?" Opt. Exp. 17, 20975 (2009). DOI

2. V. E. Ferry, L. A. Sweatlock, D. Pacifici, H. A. Atwater, "Plasmonic nanostructure design for coupling light into solar cells," Nano Lett., 8, 4391 - 4397 (2008). DOI

1. C. B. Murphy, Y. Zhang, T. Troxler, V. Ferry, W. E. Jones Jr., "Probing Forster and Dexter energy transfer mechanisms in fluorescent conjugated polymer chemosensors," J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 1537 - 1543 (2004). DOI