Google Scholar Link; A. Wolcott publications

Prof. Wolcott's work has  28 publications with over 4200 citations and an h-index of 19.

28. Sandoval et al. Chemical insights into silica growth on nanoscale diamond using multimodal characterization and simulation, Uploaded to Chemrxiv, Silica coated diamond pre-print

27. Melendrez, C*., Lopez-Rosas, J., Stokes, C.X, Cheung, T.C., Lee, S.J., Titus, C.J., Valenzuela, J., Jeanpierre, G., Muhammad, H., Tran, P., Sandoval, P.J., Supreme, T., Altoe, V., Vavra, J., Raabova, H., Vanek, V., Sainio, S., Doriese, W.B., O’Neil, G.C., Swetz, D.S., Ullom, J.N., Irwin, K., Nordlund, D., Cigler, P., and Wolcott, A., A Metastable Brominated Nanodiamond Surface Enables Room Temperature and Catalysis-free Amine Chemistry,  Accepted in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, (Cover art found here:Cover Art pre-print: J Phys Chem Lett article

26. Bokare, A, Nordlund, D., Melendrez, C*., Robinson, R.*, Keles, O., Wolcott, A., and Erogbogbo, F. Surface functionality and formation mechanisms of carbon and graphene quantum dots, Diamond and Related Materials, 110, 108101, 2020, Graphene Quantum Dots

  1. Shemesh, O., Gupta, I., Gaathon, O., Foy, C., Karaveli, S., Chang, J.B., Wassie, A.,

Wolcott, A., Martin-Alarcon, D., Sakakibara, R., Englund, DR and Boyden,

E.S.“Membrane-targetd delivery of nitrogen vacancy nanodiamonds,”Unpublished


  1. Wang, X, Rahmani, H., Zhou, J., Gorfien, M., Mendez-Plaskus, J., Li, D., Voss, R.,.

Nelson, C.A.,  Lei, K.W., Wolcott,A., Zhu, XY, Li, J. and Cao, J. “Ultrafast lattice

dynamics in lead selenide quantum dot induced by laser excitation,” Applied Physics Letters, 109, 153105, 2016


  1. Karaveli, S.; Sakakibara, R.; Wolcott, A.*; Peterka, D.; Owen, JS; Yuste, R. and   

Englund, DR “Modulation of nitrogen vacancy center charge state and fluorescence in nanodiamonds using electrochemical potential,” Proceedings  of the National Academies of Science, 113, 15, 3938–3943, 2016 Karaveli PNAS Voltage NV centers [pdf]


  1. Wolcott, A.*; Shiros, T; Trusheim, M; Chen, E.;  Nordlund, D.; Diaz, R.E.; Gaathon, O.; Englund, D and Owen JS “Surface structure of Aerobically Oxidized Diamond Nanocrystals,” J. Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 46, 26695-26702 Wolcott_HPHT Nanodiamond Surfaces


  1. Ajayi, O.A.; Anderson, N.; Cotlet, M.; Petrone, N.; Gu, TR.; Wolcott, A.; Gesuele, F.; Owen, J.S.; Hone, H.; and Wong, C.W. “Time-resolved energy transfer and blinking statistics of single chloride-terminated nanocrystals on graphene,”  Applied Physics Letters,  101, 171101, May 2014



  1. Li, L.; ; Trusheim, M.; Gaathon, O.; Kisslinger, K.; Cheng, C.L.; Lu, M.; Su, D.; Yao, X.; Huang, H.C.; Bayn, I.; Wolcott, A.; Osgood, R.M.; and Englund, D.R.“Reactive ion etching: Optimized diamond membrane fabrication for transmission electron microscopy,” B31, 06FF01, JVST B, July 2013


  1. Lee, JRI; Whitley, HD; Meulenberg, RW; Wolcott, A.; Zhang JZ.; Prendergast, D; Lovingwood, DD; Strouse, GF; Ogitsu, T; Schwegler, E; Terminello, LJ and van Buuren, T. “Ligand-Mediated Modification of the Electronic Structure of CdSe Quantum Dots,” 12, 6, 2763-2767, Nano Letters, June 2012


  1. Miaja-Avila, L; Tritsch, JR; Wolcott, A.; Chan, WL; Nelson, CA and Zhu XY; “Direct Mapping of Hot-Electron Relaxation and Multiplication Dynamics in PbSe Quantum Dots,” 12, 3, 1588-1591, Nanoletters, March 2012


  1. Smith, W.; Wolcott, A.; Fitzmorris, RC, TR.; Yiping, Z. and Zhang JZ.; “Quasi-core shell TiO2/WO3 and WO3/TiO2 nanorod arrays fabricated by glancing angle deposition for solar  water splitting,” 21, 29, 10792-10800, Journal of Materials Chemistry, June 2011


  1. Wolcott, A. * ; Doyeux, V.; Nelson, C.; Lei, KW.; Gearba, R.; Yager, K.; Dolocan, A.;

Williams, K.; and Zhu, XY. “An Anomalously Large Polarization Effect is Mainly Responsible for Excitonic Redshifts in PbSe Quantum Dots Solids, JPC Letters, 2, 7, 795-800, March 2011                                                                                                                                          


  1. Tansukul, C.; Wolcott, A.; Lillie, E.; Walters, E.; Millhauser, G.; Braslau, R. and Zhang,

J.Z. “Distant Dependent Quenching  of CdSe Quantum Dots by Binding Nitroxides”

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 17, 7793-7805, May 2009


  1. Wolcott, A. *; Fitzmorris, R.C.; Muzaffery, O.S.; and Zhang, J.Z. “Combustion Driven

Synthesis of CdSe nanorods at Elevated Temperature and Low pressure,”

Chemistry of Materials, 22, 9, 2814-2821, May 2010          


  1. Yang, X.; Wolcott, A. *; Wang, G.M.; Sobo, A.; Fitzmorris, W.C.; Zhang, J.Z. and Li,Y.

 “Nitrogen-Doped ZnO Nanowire Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting,”    Nano Letters, 9, 6, 2331-2336, June 2009


  1. Wolcott, A. *; Smith, W.; Kuykendall, TR.; Grant, CD.; Yiping, Z. and Zhang JZ.;

 “Photoelectrochemical study of ZnO Thin Films for Hydrogen Production”  Advanced Functional Materials, 19,12, 1849-1856, June 2009


  1. Chornokur, A.; Ostapenko, S.;; Oleynik, E.; C. Phelan,; Korsunska, N.; Kryshtab, T.;  

J.Z.  Zhang,;  Wolcott, A.; and T. Sellers, "Scanning photoluminescent spectroscopy of bioconjugated quantum dots,"   Superlattices and Microstructures,  45, 4-5, 240-248,  April 2009


  1. Meulenberg, R. W.; Lee, J.R.I.; Wolcott, A.;, Zhang, J.Z.;  Terminello, L.J.  and van

Buuren T.,Determination of the Exciton Binding Energy in CdSe Quantum Dots”  

 ACS Nano, 3, 2, 325-330, January 2009


  1. 9. Wolcott, A. *; Smith, A.; Kuykendall, TR.; Yiping, Z. and Zhang JZ.; “Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using Dense TiO2 Nanorod Arrays” Small, 5, 1, 104-1111, January 2009


  1. Knappenberger Jr., KL.; Wong, DB.; Schwartzberg, AM; Wolcott, A.; Zhang, JZ.; and

Leone, SR.; Wavelength-dependent fluorescence blinking statistics of CdSe nanorods"ACS Nano, 2, 10, 2143-2153, August 2008  


  1. Lopez-Luke, T.; Wolcott, A.; Xu, L.; Chen, S.; Wen, Z.; Li, JZ.; De la Rosa, E.; and Zhang, JZ.Nitrogen doped and CdSe quantum-dot-sensitized TiO2 nanocrystalline thin films for energy conversion applications”, J. Phys. Chem. C., 112, 4, 1282-1292, January 2008


  1. Dybiec, SM.; Chornokur, A.; Ostapenko, S.; Wolcott, A. ; Gerion, D., J.Z. Zhang, A. Zajac, C. Phelan, and T. Sellers, "Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Bio-conjugated CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots", Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 25, 263112, June 2007


  1. Wolcott, A, *; Kuykendall, TR.; Chen, W.; Chen, S.; and Zhang, JZ., "Synthesis and Characterization of Ultrathin WO3 Nanodiscs Utilizing Long Chain Polyethylene Glycol", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 25288-25296, December 2006.


  1. Wolcott, A. *; Gerion, D.; Visconte, M.; Sun, J.; Schwartzberg, A. M.; Chen, S. W.; Zhang, J. Z., Silica Coated CdTe Quantum Dots Functionalized with Thiols for Bioconjugation to IgG Proteins. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 5779-5789, March 2006.


  1. Schwartzberg, A. M.; Wolcott, A.; Willey, T.; van Buuren, T.; Zhang, J. Z., The role of reductant oxidation state in the formation and function of gold nanoparticle aggregates for SERS applications. SPIE Proceedings 2004, 5513, 213-225.


  1. Schwartzberg, A. M.; Grant, C. D.; Wolcott, A.; Talley, C. E.; Huser, T. R.; Bogomolni, R.; Zhang, J. Z., Unique gold nanoparticle aggregates as a highly active surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrate. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2004, 108, (50), 19191-19197.


  1. Schwartzberg, A. M.; Grant, C. D.; Wolcott, A.; Bogomolni, R.; Zhang, J. Z., Synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticle aggregates as novel substrates for surface-enhanced Raman scattering. SPIE Proceedings 2003, 5221, 100-107.