Chen, Q.; Guest, J. R.; Thimsen, E. Visualizing Current Flow at the Mesoscale in Disordered Assemblies of Touching Semiconductor Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 15619-15629.

Uner, N. B.; Thimsen, E. In-Flight Size Focusing of Aerosols by a Low Temperature Plasma. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 12936-12944.

Thimsen, E.; Sadtler, B.; Berezin, M. Y. Shortwave-infrared (SWIR) emitters for biological imaging: a review of challenges and opportunities. Nanophotonics 2017, 6, 1043-1054.


Lanigan, D.; Thimsen, E. Contact Radius and the Insulator–Metal Transition in Films Comprised of Touching Semiconductor Nanocrystals. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 6744-6752.

Ephraim, J.; Lanigan, D.; Staller, C.; Milliron, D. J.; Thimsen, E. Transparent Conductive Oxide Nanocrystals Coated with Insulators by Atomic Layer Deposition. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 5549-5553.

Yin, B.; Sadtler, B.; Berezin, M. Y.; Thimsen, E. Quantum dots protected from oxidative attack using alumina shells synthesized by atomic layer deposition. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 11127-11130.


Baryshev, S. V.; Thimsen, E. Enthalpy of Formation for Cu-Zn-Sn-S (CZTS) Calculated from Surface Binding Energies Experimentally Measured by Ion Sputtering. Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 2294-2298.

Thimsen, E.; Kortshagen, U. R.; Aydil, E. S. Nonthermal plasma synthesis of metal sulfide nanocrystals from metalorganic vapor and elemental sulfur. J. Phys. D 2015, 48, 314004.


Thimsen, E.; Johnson, M.; Zhang, X.; Wagner, A. J.; Mkhoyan, K. A.; Kortshagen, U. R.; Aydil, E. S. High electron mobility in thin films formed via supersonic impact deposition of nanocrystals synthesized in nonthermal plasmas. Nat Commun 2014, 5, 5822.

Thimsen, E.; Kortshagen, U. R.; Aydil, E. S. Plasma synthesis of stoichiometric Cu2S nanocrystals stabilized by oleylamine. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 8346-8349.

Johnson, M.; Baryshev, S. V.; Thimsen, E.; Manno, M.; Zhang, X.; Veryovkin, I. V.; Leighton, C.; Aydil, E. S. Alkali-metal-enhanced grain growth in Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films. Energ. Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 1931-1938.


Thimsen, E. Atomic Layer Deposition of Multicomponent Metal Sulfides Applied to Thin Film Photovoltaics. ESC Trans. 2013, 58, 95-104.

Thimsen, E.; Baryshev, S. V.; Martinson, A. B. F.; Elam, J. W.; Veryovkin, I. V.; Pellin, M. J. Interfaces and Composition Profiles in Metal Sulfide Nanolayers Synthesized by Atomic Layer Deposition. Chem. Mater. 2013, 25, 313-319.

Martinson, A. B. F.; Riha, S. C.; Thimsen, E.; Elam, J. W.; Pellin, M. J. Structural, optical, and electronic stability of copper sulfide thin films grown by atomic layer deposition. Energ. Environ. Sci. 2013, 6, 1868-1878.

Riha, S. C.; Jin, S.; Baryshev, S. V.; Thimsen, E.; Wiederrecht, G. P.; Martinson, A. B. F. Stabilizing Cu2S for Photovoltaics One Atomic Layer at a Time. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 10302-10309.


Warren, S. C.; Thimsen, E. Plasmonic solar water splitting. Energ. Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 5133-5146.

Paracchino, A.; Brauer, J. C.; Moser, J.-E.; Thimsen, E.; Graetzel, M. Synthesis and Characterization of High-Photoactivity Electrodeposited Cu2O Solar Absorber by Photoelectrochemistry and Ultrafast Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 7341-7350.

Thimsen, E.; Martinson, A. B. F.; Elam, J. W.; Pellin, M. J. Energy Levels, Electronic Properties, and Rectification in Ultrathin p-NiO Films Synthesized by Atomic Layer Deposition. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 16830-16840.

Thimsen, E.; Riha, S. C.; Baryshev, S. V.; Martinson, A. B. F.; Elam, J. W.; Pellin, M. J. Atomic Layer Deposition of the Quaternary Chalcogenide Cu2ZnSnS4. Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 3188-3196.


Thimsen, E.; Peng, Q.; Martinson, A. B. F.; Pellin, M. J.; Elam, J. W. Ion Exchange in Ultrathin Films of Cu2S and ZnS under Atomic Layer Deposition Conditions. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 4411-4413.

Thimsen, E.; Le Formal, F.; Graetzel, M.; Warren, S. C. Influence of Plasmonic Au Nanoparticles on the Photoactivity of Fe2O3 Electrodes for Water Splitting. Nano. Lett. 2011, 11, 35-43.

Thimsen, E. Single-Step Aerosol Synthesis and Deposition of Au Nanoparticles with Controlled Size and Separation Distributions. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 4612-4617.

Paracchino, A.; Laporte, V.; Sivula, K.; Gratzel, M.; Thimsen, E. Highly active oxide photocathode for photoelectrochemical water reduction. Nat. Mater. 2011, 10, 456-461.

Biswas, P.; Thimsen, E. Ch. 33 High temperature aerosols: Measurement and Deposition of Nanoparticle films. In Aerosol Measurements: Principles, Techniques and Applications (3rd ed.), Baron, P. A.; Kulkarni, P.; Willeke, K., Eds. John Wiley and Sons Inc.: Hoboken, New Jersey, 2011.


An, W. J.; Thimsen, E.; Biswas, P. Aerosol-Chemical Vapor Deposition Method For Synthesis of Nanostructured Metal Oxide Thin Films With Controlled Morphology. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 249-253.

Modesto-Lopez, L. B.; Thimsen, E. J.; Collins, A. M.; Blankenship, R. E.; Biswas, P. Electrospray-assisted characterization and deposition of chlorosomes to fabricate a biomimetic light-harvesting device. Energ. Environ. Sci. 2010, 3, 216-222.


Thimsen, E.; Biswas, S.; Lo, C. S.; Biswas, P. Predicting the Band Structure of Mixed Transition Metal Oxides: Theory and Experiment. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 2014-2021.

Crawford, S.; Thimsen, E.; Biswas, P. Impact of Different Electrolytes on Photocatalytic Water Splitting. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2009, 156, H346-H351.


Thimsen, E.; Rastgar, N.; Biswas, P. Nanostructured TiO2 films with controlled morphology synthesized in a single step process: Performance of dye-sensitized solar cells and photo watersplitting. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 4134-4140.


Thimsen, E.; Biswas, P. Nanostructured photoactive films synthesized by a flame aerosol reactor. AICHE J. 2007, 53, 1727-1735.



Mangolini, L.; Thimsen, E.; Kortshagen, U. High-yield plasma synthesis of luminescent silicon nanocrystals. Nano. Lett. 2005, 5, 655-659.