Lucas B. Thompson

RESEARCH INTERESTS

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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Le, A.-P.; Kang, S.; Thompson, L. B.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V.; Rogers, J. A.; Nuzzo, R. G. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2013, ASAP article

Khnayzer, R. S.; Thompson, L. B.; Zamkov, M.; Ardo, S.; Meyer, G. J.; Murphy, C. J.; Castellano, F. N. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012, 116, 1429–1438.

"Gold nanorods: Their potential for photothermal therapeutics and drug delivery, tempered by the complexity of their biological interactions" Alkilany, A.M.; Thompson, L.B.; Boulos, S.P.; Sisco, P.N.; Murphy, C.J. Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev. 2021, 64, 190-199

"Gold nanorod crystal growth: from seed mediated synthesis to nanoscale sculpting" 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. Curr. Opin. Colloid. Interface Sci. 2011, in press

"Polyelectrolyte Coating Provides a Facile Route to Suspend Gold Nanorods in Polar Organic Solvents and Hydrophobic Polymers," Alkilany, A. M.‡; Thompson, L. B.‡; Murphy, C. J. ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfac. 2010, 2, 3417-3421.

"The many faces of gold nanorods" 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. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1 (19), 2867–2875

“Bifunctional polyacrylamide based polymers for the specific binding of hexahistidine tagged proteins” Thompson, L.B.; Mack, N.H.; Nuzzo, R.G. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 4301-4308 –invited article

 

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