Lucas B. Thompson

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Nanoparticle synthesis and processing, chemical modifications of nanostructured and planar surfaces

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
 

(1)         Alkilany, A. M.; Boulos, S. P.; Lohse, S. E.; Thompson, L. B.; Murphy, C. J. Homing Peptide-Conjugated Gold Nanorods: the Effect of Amino Acid Sequence Display on Nanorod Uptake and Cellular Proliferation. Bioconjugate Chem 2014, 25, 1162–1171.

(2)         Le, A.-P.; Kang, S.; Thompson, L. B.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V.; Rogers, J. A.; Nuzzo, R. G. Quantitative Reflection Imaging of Fixed Aplysia Californica Pedal Ganglion Neurons on Nanostructured Plasmonic Crystals. J Phys Chem B 2013, 117, 13069-13081.

(3)         Khnayzer, R. S.; Thompson, L. B.; Zamkov, M.; Ardo, S.; Meyer, G. J.; Murphy, C. J.; Castellano, F. N. Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production at Titania-Supported Pt Nanoclusters That Are Derived From Surface-Anchored Molecular Precursors. J Phys Chem C 2012, 116, 1429–1438.

(4)         Hunyadi Murph, S. E.; Murphy, C. J.; Colon-Mercado, H. R.; Torres, R. D.; Heroux, K. J.; Fox, E. B.; Thompson, L. B.; Haasch, R. T. Tuning of Size and Shape of Au--Pt Nanocatalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. J Nanopart Res 2011, 13, 6347–6364.

(5)         Murphy, C. J.; Thompson, L. B.; Chernak, D. J.; Yang, J. A.; Sivapalan, S. T.; Boulos, S. P.; Huang, J.; Alkilany, A. M.; Sisco, P. N. Gold Nanorod Crystal Growth: From Seed-Mediated Synthesis to Nanoscale Sculpting. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 2011, 16, 128–134.

(6)         Alkilany, A. M.; Thompson, L. B.; Boulos, S. P.; Sisco, P. N.; Murphy, C. J. Gold Nanorods: Their Potential for Photothermal Therapeutics and Drug Delivery, Tempered by the Complexity of Their Biological Interactions. Adv Drug Deliver Rev 2011, 64, 190–199.

(7)         Alkilany, A. M.; Thompson, L. B.; Murphy, C. J. Polyelectrolyte Coating Provides a Facile Route to Suspend Gold Nanorods in Polar Organic Solvents and Hydrophobic Polymers. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2010, 2, 3417–3421.

(8)         Murphy, C. J.; Thompson, L. B.; Alkilany, A. M.; Sisco, P. N.; Boulos, S. P.; Sivapalan, S. T.; Yang, J. A.; Chernak, D. J.; Huang, J. The Many Faces of Gold Nanorods. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 2867–2875.

(9)         Thompson, L. B.; Mack, N. H.; Nuzzo, R. G. Bifunctional Polyacrylamide Based Polymers for the Specific Binding of Hexahistidine Tagged Proteins on Gold Surfaces. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2010, 12, 4301–4308.

 

Lucas B. Thompson

Lucas B. Thompson
Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Email: lthompso@gettysburg.edu
Phone: (717) 337 - 6294

Box: Campus Box 0393

Address: Science Center
Room 357
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Education:
BA The College of Wooster, 2003
PhD The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

Academic Focus:
Nanoparticle synthesis and processing, chemical modifications of nanostructured and planar surfaces

Link:
Nanoparticle Research at Gettysburg College